Sherpa Village Trek
Overview Embark on an unforgettable journey through the majestic Himalayas with the Sherpa Village Trek, a mesmerizing adventure that also offers an authentic glimpse into the traditional Sherpa way of life. The Sherpa Village Trek is a moderate-level trekking experience that takes approximately 10 days to complete. The journey commences in Kathmandu, the bustling capital of Nepal, where you will immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the region before venturing into the heart of the mountains. As you set foot on the trail, you'll be greeted by breathtaking landscapes of lush green valleys, terraced fields, and snow-capped peaks.…
Embark on an unforgettable journey through the majestic Himalayas with the Sherpa Village Trek, a mesmerizing adventure that also offers an authentic glimpse into the traditional Sherpa way of life.
The Sherpa Village Trek is a moderate-level trekking experience that takes approximately 10 days to complete. The journey commences in Kathmandu, the bustling capital of Nepal, where you will immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the region before venturing into the heart of the mountains.
As you set foot on the trail, you’ll be greeted by breathtaking landscapes of lush green valleys, terraced fields, and snow-capped peaks. The route winds through remote Sherpa villages nestled amidst the mountains, providing an opportunity to interact with the warm-hearted locals and learn about their ancient customs and traditions.
During the trek, you’ll pass through rhododendron forests, cross suspension bridges over glistening rivers, and witness awe-inspiring vistas of iconic peaks like Ama Dablam and Everest. Each day’s trek will bring new challenges and rewards, with cozy tea houses providing comfortable accommodation and hearty meals.
Enchanting Encounters on the Sherpa Village Trek: Tengboche Monastery and Beyond
The high point of the journey is likely to be the visit to Tengboche Monastery, an ancient Buddhist monastery perched on a hilltop, surrounded by the towering Himalayas. Here, you’ll also have a chance to witness the monks’ mesmerizing chants and bask in the tranquility of the surroundings.
Throughout the trek, experienced guides will lead the way, ensuring your safety and making the journey even more enriching with their insights into the region’s culture and nature.
As you descend back to Lukla, the sense of accomplishment will be overwhelming, knowing that you’ve traversed the same paths as legendary mountaineers and experienced the Sherpa’s resilient spirit.
The Sherpa Village Trek is not just a physical journey but also a spiritual one, leaving trekkers with a profound appreciation for the Himalayas and its people. It is an opportunity to step out of the ordinary and delve into the extraordinary, surrounded by the awe-inspiring grandeur of the world’s tallest mountains and the warm hospitality of the Sherpa community.
Conclusion and Summary
In conclusion, the Sherpa Village Trek promises a life-changing experience, filled with natural wonders, cultural encounters, and a sense of achievement that will forever hold a place in your heart and memories.
- Home land of Sherpa people
- Buddhist cultural experiences
- An ultimate dream for all adventurous people to see Everest,
- Famous mountaineering region
- Unforgettable panoramic views of Himalayas
- Well conserved vast bio-diversity
Upon arrival at the airport, you would be received by our representative and then transfer to hotel.
We take early flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2886 m.). Upon arrival at Lukla, we would be refreshed in one of the hotels and then start our trek to Phakding (2640 m.). We trek following a gentle climb up the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi. Nupla (5885 m) can be seen in a stone throwing distance on the opposite bank. In the late afternoon, we reach Phakding.
Having breakfast at Phakding, we commence our trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 m.).The trail goes along the right bank of Dudh Koshi. Thamserku is standing majestically skyward on the opposite bank. We then reach Bengar. The trail now climbs from the riverbed on the left bank into the mountain, through a forest to Chumoa. We continue along the trail with many ups and downs; cross a stream, and pass by the tiny village Monjo. We then come to Sagarmatha National Park Service where a park entrance fee is to be deposited. We follow a short walk along the riverbed of this V-shaped valley where the river forks Dudh Koshit to the right Bhote Koshi to the left. Now we begin steep ascent to Namche Bazar. On the way, we would have excellent views of Everest (8848 m) and Lhotse (8516 m.).Surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges, Namche Bazar (3440 m) is a central hub of the area for food, trekking gears and other necessary goods.
We take rest at Namche Bazaar (3440 m.) for acclimatization. It is considered as an ideal place for acclimatization to the high altitude before heading towards Tyangboche. We go up to Khhumjung monastery. It is a small settlement of Sherpa community. We enjoy the splendid view of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawche, Kwangde and so on from here. While returning to Namche, we would visit Museum just above the town that exhibits Sherpa culture.
Taking breakfast at Namche Bazaar, we would be heading towards Tyangboche (3867 m.). The trail goes ahead leaving a steep cliff that drops down to the Dudh Kosi. In this section too, we would have a panoramic view of the Himalayas such as Ama Dablam (6812 m), Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse (7855 m) and Tawoche (6501 m). We would visit Trashinga, Phunki Tenga and reach Tyangboche. Tyangboche offers a good view of sun rise and sun set at Everest and Ama Dablam.
It is our turn to trek from Tyangboche to Thame (3750 m.). Thame is located on the old Tibetan trade route. Here one will get a true taste of a Himalayan mountain village. Thame is located beyond the typical tourist treks.
Today we trek from Thame to Jorsale. We will pass through the scenic & peaceful valley endowed with rich biodiversity and culture. Overnight stay at Monjo.
Having lunch at Monjo, we trek to Lukla (2800 m.). En route, we gradually descend along the bank of Dudh Koshi River. We would have plenty of opportunities to walk over suspension bridges.
We board our early flight to Kathmandu from Lukla. Upon arrival at TIA, we would be received by our representatives and transfer to hotel. It is our day to explore this lively and exotic city. Our guide will take us to visit the World Heritage Sites of the valley and some other historically and culturally important places of the valley. In the evening, a farewell dinner would be served at Bhojan Griha, the delights of Nepali cuisine.Bhojan Griha is one of the exclusive Nepali restaurants in the valley which serves the very best of traditional, organic and ethnic cuisine of Nepal. The grand old building which was built almost 150 years ago has been renovated and converted into a fascinating restaurant with intricate décor, subtle setting and nostalgic atmosphere. Traditional folk music and dances are performed in full costume every evening over savory meals. No doubt, to dine at Bhojan Griha is a cultural rejuvenation
Back home destination.
1. Airport Pick-up and Drop Off,
2. Licensed and trained trekking guides,
3. potters for carrying goods and supplies,
4. Meal on full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea & coffee) basis during the trek
5. 3 Nights Accommodation in the 3/4/5 Star Hotel in Kathmandu with B & B. (Bed
& Breakfast) & Other Destination Based on Trekking Area.
6. All accommodation during the trek.
7. All meals and hot beverages during the trek.
8. Transportation to and from trail head.
9. All necessary documents and permits for trekking (where applicable)
10. National Park/Conservation Area entry Permit, Insurance, and equipment for the staffs.
11. Coordination of quick Rescue service (Costs covered by your Insurance Plan)
12. Trekking staffs wages etc.
13. 1 hr. trekker massage after your trek.
14. Welcome and Fare well dinner in a Nepali Cultural Dance restaurant in Kathmandu.
15. Trekking Duffle Bag
16. Trekking Staff Insurance of $10,000 Per Person.
17. Trekking Map, T-shirt, and Trekking certificate.
18. Exclusive of Medical Kit Bag
19. All Government and local Taxes
20. International Flight ticket re-confirmation.
21. Meals will be Start when your Trek starts.
1. International Airfares,
2. Travel/Trekking Insurance,
3. Excess baggage charges More than 16kg and hand bag more than 5 kg in
4. Visa fees.
5. Airport Departure Taxes.
6. Drinks (Cold and Alcoholic) Rescue charge.
7. Tips for The staffs.
8. Expenses of Personnel nature and Permit and Liaison officer fee (where Applicable.
9. Meals during stay in the Kathmandu and Pokhara.
10. Domestic Ticket Etc.
11. Extra Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
The Everest region is famous for trekking, mountaineering, peak climbing, and expedition. Among the major destinations of trekking in Nepal, Everest region stood second despite poor accessibility. The number of trekkers to Everest has increased dramatically because of the publicity the mountain has received from several sources. Solu Khumbu is famous not only for its proximity to the world’s highest mountain, Mt.Everest (8848 m.), but also for its Sherpa villages and age-old monasteries.
Being situated at higher altitude, the region has high risk of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) if the due emphasis is not given for acclimatization. If symptoms like- headache, loss appetite and vomiting are seen, one has to immediately inform to the guide so that he would facilitate to take first-aid treatment or take you to the near by health post or he will take you down to the lower altitude.
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