This 10-day set-departure Small Group Journey has been designed with outdoor adventurers and avid hikers in mind, promising to offer a trekking excursion like no other across the foothills of Mt Everest, accompanied by specialist guides and local Sherpas.
A Small Group Journeys ultimately offers mindful travellers the rare opportunity to explore extraordinary landscapes, whilst enjoying the company of a group of like-minded enthusiasts, on a uniquely curated itinerary. It is advised guests interested in this itinerary should be relatively fit with some hiking experiences as this trip involves a lot of walking in the mountains with high altitudes.
Kathmandu | 9 nights Mt. Everest
Your journey begins in Kathmandu. Explore the ancient art, culture, and history of Nepal in the capital city and surrounds on a guided tour of Bhaktapur and Patan. Visit the revered Hindu temple, Pashupatinath Temple as well as one of the holiest Buddhist stupas outside of Tibet, Boudhanath Stupa.
From Kathmandu, helicopter to Lukla before lacing up your hiking boots to begin your extraordinary trek. Over the next five days enjoy breathtaking views of the mighty Himalaya, including Mt Everest and surrounds, as you hike from Lukla to Monjo, then onto Namche, Tashinga, and Pangbache.
Encounter houses of worship and venerable temples as well as an array of tiny villages and mountain towns. Cross over suspension bridges and flowing streams, pass through magical forests, and carefully climb mountainsides. Discover what it means to ‘live off the mountain’ and the challenges and joys that accompany it. Become immersed in the mighty expanse of the Himalaya, humbled by your capabilities and the journey ahead.