Aug 3, 2018
Sirishma Ghimire, 21
Chilime -07 Rasuwa,
Travel Days: 23
Travel Area:Kathmandu- Mt.Everest base camp- Kechana
Day 1 – kathmandu (1400 m )- Lukla (2860 m )– Phakding(2610 m ) ( 5-6 hrs ) Flight from KTM to Lukla of about 45 minutes and trek to phakding through the way from the national luminary Pasang memorial gate which is situated at end of the valley and moving through the forests and many small settlement ,along the right side of the dudhkoshi river i will reach phakding,which will take about 4 hours in average and Overnight in Lodge.
Day 2- Phakding (2610 m ) -Namchebaazar(3440 m ) (6-8hrs) After having breakfast early in morning ,i will head towards namche at about 7 am following the western bank of dudhkoshi passing through the forest until it reaches the village benkar from where trail crosses to the eastern bank of dudh koshi and after few minutes we will reach to the entrance gate of sagarmatha national park and starts climbing gently to the village of chumoa leading to monjo from where trail drops steeply and will cross monjo khola to jorsale to khumbu region and after walking through the steep way through the forest we will reach to the namche bazzar monastery which is the starting of the namche valley .Overnight in Lodge
Day 3-namche acclimaztion In order to adjust to thining of air i will take one day rest at namche and will visit to sagarmatha national park museums , and hiking up to Syanbuche Airport and visit around the village .
Day 4- namche(3440 m )-tengboche(3860)(5-6hrs) At 7 am after having breakfast I will leave namche through the way leading to the top of valley and above the doccumentation centre which will pass through the way which is downward of the khumjung valley (the greatest settlement of Sherpa in this area) . After few minutes I will reach to two way in which the upward way will lead to gokyo ri and the way moving downward to phunki thanka where i will have lunch and after having some rest I will go through the steep climbs to tengboche monastery through forest and will visit to Tengboche monastery as it is the largest gompa in khumbu region .Overnight at guest house.
Day 5- tengboche(3860m) - Dingboche(4410m) (7-8 hrs) At 7 am i will leave tengboche and will pass through Deboche after few minutes through forest and by crossing many small -small valley and after few minutes of walk i will cross the inja khola and start moving through western bank of river which will lead to Somare and after few minutes of rest and lunch at Somare i will start moving forward along the left side of the river through many small settlement and will reach to two way in which the upper one will lead us to pheriche and lower one to a river where we have to cross a bridge and start moving through a lil bit steepy way which will lead us to dingboche stupa . Overnight at Dingboche.
Day 6 - Acclimazation at dingboche
Inorder to adjust with thining of air one day stay at dingbocge .Throughout the day i will visit to Nagarjun Hill from where I can enjoy the fantastic views of the fifth highest mountain (Mt. Makalu) and trek back to Dingboche and will also visit around the valley and visit to healthpost for normal checkup.
Day 7- Dingboche(4410m)-thukla-lobuche(4940m)(7-9 hrs) Starting at 8 am from dingboche after breakfast I will move through the way along the upper side of valley and will reach to Thukla after few hours where i will have lunch and move forward through a bit steepy way to Lobuche and Overnight at lodge .
Day 8 -Lobuche(4940m) -gorakshep(5164 m ) and visit to EBC (5380 m ) and back to gorak shep(7-9 hrs ) From lobuche I will leave at 6 am in the morning to gorakshep which will take 4 hrs to reach and after having some foods and rest over Gorakshep and after booking a room will leave to mt everest base camp which will take about 5 hrs and after enjoying the breathtaking view of Mt Everest i will trek back to gorak shep .Overnight in Gorakshep.
Day 9 - gorakshep (5164 m ) - kalapatthar(5643 m ) and back to pheriche (4410 m) (10 hrs) At morning,i will trek to kalapatthar which will take about 2 hours to reach view point from where I can enjoy the view of Everest, Nuptse and Changtse and come back to gorak Shep and after having some food move back to pheriche .Overnight at lodge.
Day10- Pheriche (4410 m )- Khumjung(3790 m ) (7-9 hrs) Leaving Pheriche at 6:30 am after breakfast ,After some time i will pass through thyangboche where i will have rest for some time and will trek to khumjung as it is the biggest settlement of sherpa in that area and the most beautiful villages in eveerest area.. Overnight at lodge.
Day 11 -Khumjung(3790 m ) - Lukla(2860 m ) (6-8 hrs ) Early in the morning I will leave Khumjung and reach namche for breakfast and after walking for 8 hours from namche i will reach Lukla and stay over there at lodge.
Day 12 – One day rest at lukla To do necessary arrangements for the further treeking trail towards tumlingtar I will take a day rest at lukla where I will lukla where I will also explore through out the valley and enjoy the view of mountains.
Day 13- Lukla (2860 m )- Paiyan(2770 m ) ( 6 hrs) Leaving from lukla at 6 am after having breakfast i will reach to Surkhe after 1 or 2 hour and head towards paiyan through the several small settlements and alpine forests. Overnight in lodge.
Day 14- -Paiyan(2770 m)– Pangum (2850 m )(7 Hrs) Stars trekking at 6 am in the morning through Paiya Bridge, I will reach to Kharte and moving forward along the way I will come across a rock marked ‘Arun Valley Trek’ in yellow paint. Moving slowly i will arrive at Khari and through the forest of oak, birch, and rhododendron, and after crossing six ancient Mani walls I will reach Pangum. Overnight at lodge in Pangum.
Day 15- Pangum(2850 m ) - najindingma(2650 m ) (5 hrs) Leave pangum after having breakfast at 8 am and after walking via the Pangum La we can enjoy the views of Mera Peak, of forested valleys, and of Najingdingma from distant. Moving forward I will pass through a jungle and many small settlement which will leads me to the top of Sibuche with lodges and a small gompa. Again Walking through the bamboo, birch, and rhododendron forest on stone stairs i will finally reach up to Najingdingma . Overnight at lodge in Najingdingma.
Day 16 – Najindingma(2650 m ) - Bung ( 1900 m) (5-6 hrs)
Leaving najindingma at 7am after breakfast i will pass through hongu valley and several chortens and mani walls and after 4-6 hrs of walking i will reach to bung ,Overnight over lodge.
Day 17- bung (1900 m)- Sanam(2850 m ) (5 hrs)
I will leave early at 6am from bung to Saman . Throughtout the way i will pass through large rocks imprinted with buddhist mantras ,school waterfalls bridges and walking through forest i will have final climb to sanam where i will find series of sherpa homes dominated by new gompa. Overnight at Lodge.
Day 18 – Sanam (2850 m )- Salpa Pheedi(1680 m ) (6-7hrs) After having breakfast i will leave at 8 am for salpa phedi- also known as phedi which will take about 6-7 hours via salpa bhanjyang from where i can also see salpha pokhari and through the forest with deciduous trees and with the forest of Rhododendron trees i will reach to Irkhuwa valley and pass through several mani . Through out the way i will also se the heart whelming view of Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt . Makalu, Meera Peak and of Mt everest. Overnight at Lodge.
Day 19 - Salpa Phedi(1680 m ) - Gothe bazzar(775m ) (5/7 hrs) Leaving Phedi at 8 am and passing through bridge i will reach to Dobhane after few hours and after crossing more bridge after benkhuwa Khola i will through terrace land with rice paddies, Citrus fruits, Banana groves etc. sparsely populated by Rai and Sherpa people. Overnight in lodge
Day 20- Gothebazaar(775 m ) - Tumlingtar (285m) Having breakfast early in the morning i will head towards tumlingtar (the deepest and widest valley of Nepal situated between Arun River and sabha khola) at 7am crossing the Chyawabesi ,Beteni Khandbari, Brahman, Chettri and Rai villages, Overnight at Lodge.
Day 21 - Tumlingtar (285 m) - Biratnagar(80m) – Birtamode (300 m )
Visit over some pot making hut and to Manakamana Temple which is situated at 5km north of tumlingtar early in the morning before flight to biratnagar and travel to birtamode from biratnagar for easy travel to kechana .stay overnight in Birtamode.
Day 22 - Birtamode(300 m )-Kechana (70m)
Early in the morning ..i will leave to visit kechana till the border of nepal and india . And through the way i will pass from Bhadrapur after 40 minutes and then through prithivinagar after 20 minutes then baniyani after 18 minutes and after 30 minutes i will reach kechana .And will have lunch over there and visit through out the day investigating the life style of people , their norms values culture along through the social
problems rising over there and will visit to boarder and after 3 oclock i will leave that place and come back to birtamode.
Day 23 -Birtamode(300 m ) -Kathmandu(1400 m)
Travel from birtamode - Kathmandu from bus which will take approximately more than 14- 17 hours if i didnt get stuck in traffic ..otherwise it might take long period of time as per the duration of Traffic