Day 1: Welcome at Kathmandu Airport
We will meet you at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to your hotel. When you have had your time to settle in and freshen up after your long fight, you will be invited to visit our office for a briefing about your program. You will have meeting with your trekking guide and discuss about the equipment needed for the trekking and we will process for the trekking permits. If you arrive at night we will have same discussion in next day morning after your breakfast.
Day 2: Flight from KTM to Lukla (2652m)
Early morning we flight from Kathmandu to Lukla via mountain flight of about 40 minutes scenic flight. With clear weather we get fantastic views of the mountains, including Everest as we enter deep gorge of the Dudh Koshi valley. Today we will spend rest of the time enjoying the Lukla valley and enjoying the panorama.
Day 3: Lukla trek to Chutanga (3200m)
A good trail leads through pasture to the edge of a diminishing forest of rhododendron and pine which clothes the steep hillsides. We will pass through a number of tiny hamlets before entering thick forest on the hillside below the Kalo Himal Ridge. The trial goes straight from lukla up to 1 hour then slightly ascent up to Chutanga. We have to walk through the pristine of Rhododendron (National flower of Nepal) and pine. There are many streams with numerous places for the first camp. Over night at camp/or at local lodge.
Day 4: Chutanga trek to Chatara la (4500m)
You trek steep ascent path to cross chatara pass. From here you can enjoy the spectacular views of Numbur Himal, Kongdi Ri, Karyolang peak and many other mountains and peaks. Straight ahead and up through the rhododendron forests we may encounter wild animals if we are lucky for fine weather, the view across the Dudh Kosi towards Karyolung and the Lumding Himal and the scenery across the rolling foothills of the Hinku Valley are very impressive. Traversing to the right and finally descending steeply to Tuli Kharka (big pasture) we will reach chatara La for our night stay.
Day 5: Chatara La - Kothe (3800m)
We pass forests of juniper, rhododendron and other local vegetation. Enjoy the views of Mera and the Hinku Valley also there is possibility of encountering with mountain wild animals like sloth bear, jungle cat, etc., among the tall pine trees. After having lunch in Thakthor then continue trek to kothe. This is a good place to camp and there are several teahouses around and you can visit and go and watch the local lifestyle in the remaining time.
Day 6: Kothe to Thagnak (4300m)
Today will be about 4 to 5 working. We follow the west bank of the riverbed up the valley to Tangnag (4,360m). The path is gradual ascent and we will have closed up views of Kusum Kanguru peak and many more Himalayas. On the way we have nice view of Mt. charpate and Mera La and a Buddhist Gomba in the lap of big rock. Thagnag is a summer grazing area with the simplest of lodges and shops starting to develop and we overnight in Thagnag.
Day 7: Thangnak to Khare (BC) (5000m)
Today we can experience an excellent valley opening out views to the north of the Hinku Nup glacier and the line of peaks beyond. From Charpatti Tal the path descends slightly and crosses a sandy bowl to the steep stream that descends from Dig Kharka. The route continues slightly up towards Khare. From Khare, it is possible to do a glacier session to ensure that everyone is happy with the use of ropes and crampons.
Day 8: Acclimatization day in Khare
Today is another acclimatization day for our high peak climbing of next days. The views of Mera from our breakfast table at Khare are particularly stunning. Stroll around and prepare for to attempt the peak. Over night at Camp.
Day 9: Khare to Mera High Camp (5800m)
This is an exciting day as we climb onto the Mera Glacier and follow it to the pass. We have to march through steep route (about 260 meters) and it takes around 2 to 3 hours to reach Base Camp. The views make us speechless as we can enjoy the Everest, Makalu, Baruntse, Kusum Kanguru and many other mountains and peaks in panorama. Moreover we will trek high to High Camp. On the way see the nice view of Mera peak and glacier. From High Camp, if weather permits, we will have a panorama of Kanchenjunga far to the east. The camp is located at an excellent point from where you can have some great mountain views.
Day 10: Weather days
Today we will remain in the high camp to explore the incredible vistas of high camp. This is especially a weather day (most possibly) as it get changed frequently.
Day 11: High camp-climb to Mera peak (6400m) back to Khare
This is probably the most important and toughest day in any mountaineering trip in this trip. It is usually necessary to rope up for much of the summit approach due to crevasse hazards along the route. As it starts to get light, we enjoy incredible views across to Baruntse (7129m), Chamlang (7319m) and Nau Lekh (6360m) with Makalu (8481m) looming behind. After achieving the summit, you retrace your steps down to high camp. After taking pictures and enjoying the view, we descend by the same route back to our campsite at Khare for the night’s rest. You will really find this day really long but inspirational one for your life! Overnight at Khare.
Day 12: Trek back to Kothe
Today we will hike for like 7 hours to reach Kothe. We descend firstly to Tagnag before continuing to Kothe. The night we enjoy with local wines and foods and relax at the camp and overnight.
Day 13: Trek back to Thuli Kharka
You will follow another new route back to Thuli kharka that stays high on the open hillside. It’s nice walk through the red Rhododendron forest with beaten trail of Himalaya of Nepal. We observe the wide range of Mera peaks, Mera North, Mera Central, Mera South from Thuli Kharka.
Day 14: Trek back to Lukla
We cross the exciting Zatrwa La pass (4,600m) before descending steeply into the Dudh Kosi valley and to Lukla. We trek through forests of fir, rhododendron, oak, juniper and local vegetation. After crossing the pass we see beautiful view of Lukla valley Cho yu, Kongde peak, Numbur Himal, Kusum Khangru and so many others. Spend the last night of trek strolling around the Lukla valley.
Day 15: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
Saying final goodbye to our porters, we will have a flight back to ktm of an exciting one hour. (It also can be a spare day in case of bad weather in Lukla which makes the Lukla flight delayed and cancel.) At the evening you can have your last night in Nepal enjoying the Nepali cultural dinner show exchanging greetings among friends and with all Nepalese people. You can buy some souvenirs.
Day 16: Departure.
Depending on the timetable, a half or full day is available for a last shopping spree or further visits at leisure. Then or at the latest the next morning transfer to the airport.
| Fitness Level:
| Group Size:
||2 to 12
| Walking Days:
||Trekking and climbing
| Best Period:
||Spring and Autumn
Airport Pick Up and Drop
Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu with guide.
Tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu inclusive of breakfast
Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) while on trek
Accommodation at guesthouses/ lodges on the trek
1highly experienced and friendly Guide, Porters, their food, accommodation. Remuneration, equipments, insurance)
Surface transfer to and from Pokhara on tourist bus
Annapurna Conservation Permit and TIMS permit
Tourist standard accommodation in Pokhara, inclusive of breakfast
Government tax and office service charge
Sleeping bag and down jacket (if required)
Walking poles (if required)
Duffle Bag (if required)
Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara other than breakfast
International airfare to and from Nepal
Rescue in emmergency situation.
Any extra cost occured due to natural calamities or break of tour.
Items of personal nature
Alcoholic beverages, hot water, hot shower charges on trek, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, internet
Tips for guide, porters and driver (not compulsory)