Syangboche Sherpa Village Trek - 6 days

Syangboche Sherpa Village Trek - 6 days

You really get best view of Mt. Everest from Syangboche the home of Sherpa is known as Solu Khumbu. They belong to Nyingma-pa Tibetan Buddhist sect and practice their own Buddhist tradition and custom which was brought when they migrated from Tibet. Region north from Jorsale about 113 sq. km is under Sagarmatha National Park. Blue pine, fir and juniper forests grows in lower elevation and birch and rhododendron forests in between 3300 m to 4000 m. Musk deer, Himalayan thar and serow are commonly found. In the past Himalayan wolf and black bear used to be occasionally seen. Now the ecology of the region is under intense pressure due to human habitation and their activities. This trek is famous for close view of Mt. Everest (Sagarmatha) and other famous Himalayan peaks entrenched in the high Himalayas.

Day 01 Phakding (2800 m) 3 hours - O/N at Lodge
Fly to Lukla (2800m), a small airstrip high above the Dudh Kosi valley. After meeting your trekking staff and porters at Lukla, your trek begins by descending to Chaunrikharka and heading up the Dudh Kosi valley to Phakding, Phakding is a nice place to stop for acclimatization.

Day 02 Namche Bazaar (3445 m) 4/5 hours - O/N at Lodge
The trail follows Dudh Koshi river. After Jorsale the trail makes steep winding path to Namche bazar. Namchebazar is a commercial center of Khumbu region. It is an important stop for trekkers and mountaineers on way to base camps of Everest and many other mountains in that area. It is home of Sherpa ethnic group. Their traditional occupation used to be yak herders and traders. Now due to change in geopolitical condition they have changed their occupation to tourism. They are well known as trekking and mountaineering guides and widely used as high altitude porters by expedition teams. Their religion is Buddhist.

Day 03 Syangboche (3810m) 3 hours - O/N at Lodge
After breakfast make gradual ascent to the airstrip at Syangboche. It is about two hours easy walk. Visit to the Everst View Hotel for panoramic view of Mt. Everest and Amadamlam is reccomended. You may visit Khunde and Khumjung villages beyond Syangboche to know the Sherpa way of life, many mountaineers and climber were born in this village, retrace tail via Everest View Hotel. Return to Syanboche .

Day 04 In Syanboche or Namache Bazzar - O/N at Lodge
On this day you can just relax seeing the mighty himalaya to your palate or visit Namche Bazaar or Khunde or Khumjung more in depth.

Day 05 Lukla (2800 m) 6-7 hours - O/N at Lodge
Your final day trekking follows the Dudh Kosi back down to Lukla. The last evening in the mountains is the ideal opportunity for a farewell party with the sherpa guides and porters, retrace trail to Lukla

Day 6 Fly back Kathmandu- 45 minutes - transfer to hotel
Fly to Kathmandu by early morning flight, transfer to Hotel

We advise all participants not to expect western standard of comfort, lodges have basic but good enough sleeping bed. Using these simple lodgings allows us to offer what for many, is a lifetime dream at an affordable price.For those who wish to have attached bath and toilet facilities, should let us know for special arragement at extra cost.

Private arrangement trek cost: Please note: this is not a group departure. Price applies according to the number 
of participants as below.
1   pax        US$   1015 per person
2   pax        US$     975 per person
3-5 pax      US$     935 per person
6-9 pax      US$     895 per person
10-15pax  US$     860 per person
16+ pax     US$     820 per person
SGL room supp: US$75

Cost Includes:
01: All meals and good accommodation in standard lodge/tea house during the trek.
02: Service of trek guide
03: Porters to carry personal baggage each 15 kg.)
04: Accident insurance for staffs and porters
05. Everest National Park entrance permit, Tims permit
06. Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu air tickets 
07. Airport transfers - 2 times, begining and at the end of the trekdrop and pickup

Cost does not include:
01: Personal clothing and sleeping bag
02: Personal accident and health insurance
03: Emergency evacuation and oxygen cost, and medical-box
04: Alcoholic and bottled beverage, laundry, and tips
05: Hotel accommodation, sightseeing and meals in Katmandu (please check with us for good price or see sightseeing
 tour in Kathmandu) 

 

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  • Price : USD 1015
  • Destinations : Lukla, Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Syangboche, Khumjung village
  • Max Elevation : 3800
  • Weather : Spring (March - May) and Autumn (September - November) best time to visit
  • Trip Duration : 6 days
  • Trip Grade : Moderate
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