Trip Highlights
  • Nepal’s finest hiking trail which is for the novice trekkers.
  • Beginning and end trip flight from Lukla
  • Renowned Tengboche monastery
  • Hiking track across the valley in Sagarmatha National Park, Sherpa Village.
  • Get to know Sherpa’s Lifestyle, culture, festival
  • Trek to the beautiful Monjo/Namche Bazaar
  • Scrutinize to the Khumbu Village
  • Travel to Thame

Kongde Yeti Trail Trek is a moderate and great level of hiking for the novice trekkers for which its excellent if you have sound physical health in order to be habituated before we ascent towards higher altitude. As per the legends and the Himalayan myth, the main valley of Thame used to be the region where Wild Yeti-“the abdominal snowman” roamed around as per. It is as unique and as extraordinary as its name suggests which will carry us to the heavenly Konge Yeti Trail Trek Route which is as welcoming as the season comforts. So it is indeed a great decision to undertake this amazing and incredible adventure during the most refreshing season which is the Konge Yeti Trail Trek Season.

“Well known for being a home to world renowned mountaineers and even the legendary Yeti, Kongde Yeti Trail Trek is indeed a dream come true adventure for its seekers and enthusiastic nomads.”

What uniqueness does this Kongde Yeti Trail Trek offer to its seekers?

Throughout these 11 days of Yeti Trail trekking you can look into the hidden valleys of the Everest with the beautiful insight of all the major peaks of the Khumbu Valley which steps you from the height of 3,300 meters to 8,848 meters. You will have to be willing to walk up some steep inclines at certain points within this trip though this trek is known to be gentle by the Himalayan Standards. We initiate and bring our Kongde Yeti Trail Trek Package in motion with a scenic flight of 45 minutes leading from Kathmandu to Lukla. After we reach to Lukla on the same day we trek towards the Monjo with the help of our professional guide and our Kongde Yeti Trial route map. As we walk along the bank of the Dudh Koshi River, we reach to Monjo. Enclosed by mountain peaks above 6000m, Monjo is a triangular shape village which is specified by rugged landscape of mountains, glacial ridges including hanging valleys. Eventually we go across the suspension bridge over Bhote Koshi River and reach the Jorsale Village and then to the Namche Bazaar which is the open door to the Everest Base Camp and the asset of Khumbu region. Then we head west to the mystical Sherpa Village of Thame. Thame being one of the major attraction of this amazing Trail trek, till date is the trading place between Nepal and Tibet. The other main enticement of this tour is Kongde where one would be under a spell by the views of the grandest Mountains which surrounds the valleys that Kongde offers. On Yeti Trail trekking, you will be amazed in the atmosphere of obsolete mountain cultures, get a look of a global climbing hotspot and other finest aspects of this deservedly famous region. On the other hand the most distinguished snow peaks of these regions are Mt. Everest 8,848 m, Kala Pattar 6,685 m, Lhotse 8,501 m, Cho Oyu 8,189 m, Ama Dablam 6,856 m, Pumori 7,145 m, GyachungKhang 7,952 m, Island Peak 6,185 m, Nuptse 7,896 m, Lhotse Shar 8,383 m, Thamserku 6,808 m, Kangtega 6,685 m, Makalu 8,463 m, Mera peak 6,461 m and Kongde 6,011 m.

The trail then prolongs to the Sherpa village at Thame through the pine forest. Kongde is renowned as the heaven for the nature explorers. We will stay two days at Kongde as we explore the diversifies scenery that includes day hikes up to Farak Ri where you can see the peculiar views of Cho Oyu and Makalu of 8000 peaks. 2 nights spent in Kongde is a life time experience. The track recollects back to Lula via Namche and Phakding. A next day flight will take us back to where it all started.

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Itinerary

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You will be heartily welcomed at the airport entrance by our team member who will help you attend to your accommodations where you can rest and enjoy some peaceful times. A dinner and a pre-trip meeting will be waiting for you in the evening. Both will be from our side. Welcome to the amazing city of beauty and grace! 

  • Meals: Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

Isn’t it a great idea to seize the opportunity of our preparation day to enjoy the beauties delivered by the city? So, our guide will take you for a wonderful time around the various places of Kathmandu. You will be sightseeing in some mesmerizing heritage sixes like Patan and Basantapur Durbar Square, Swayambhunath and Bouddhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath and others. Again today, we will be having a discussion before the trip to make sure everything is ready and prepared along with the members.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

The starting point of the trek is the Lukla. So, we shall take an early morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2800m/9186ft).This will be a short flight but definitely a scenic one as you will be flying amidst the great Himalayas in a Twin Otter airplane. We land on the 30 degree runaway to Lukla as we hem through the narrow gorges and contour some amazing scenery. Then you will be introduced to our trekking crew as we have short tea break. Enroute to Monjo, we pass through many shops and small villages along the gorgeous path. As we walk through the exuberant vegetation with the vegetation such as potatoes, Pak Choy and the cauliflower growing in the pine forests, hamlets and crop fields and blossoms of the trees. You are surrounded by the amazing mountain views like Nupla(5885m), Kusum Kangru(6369 m),Thamserku(6808m), Kongde Ri(6093m). The trail is winding as we have to cross the river a number of times on a cable bridge. Finally, as we arrive at Monjo we explore around the area and stay overnight.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lukla
  • Altitude: 2800m

Day four and it is the day to make it to the Namche Bazaar which is the heart of the Sherpas and is located in the Khumbu region. Namche is filled with hundreds of crowded bhattis, lodges, store and banks which are situated in the horse shoe shaped flank. Every Saturday, they have a bazaar in the highland of the right side in the village entrance. After early morning breakfast, we head to Namche Hill above. We will reach Sagarmatha National Park before we cross the bridges and our trekking permits will be checked. Then at the boundary of National park we head downwards to the suspension bridge- Koshi River. The walk is enjoyable with few ups and downs. We will get to see the first glimpse of the great Mt. Everest if the weather is clear on this day. As we further proceed to our trek, we will walk along the twisting uphill path to the Namche Bazaar with the splendid apex and on the back to itsother sister peaks towards east with Kusum Kanguru. As we ascent higher the closer view of Taboche Peak, Lhotse and Mt. Everest can be seen on the way to Namche. Finally, we arrive at the colorful houses called Namche Bazaar at the main gate of the Khumbu Region. Just like the mountains which tower above this bowl shaped town, the fusion of Sherpa and Tibetan culture surrounds you and gives you the genuine sense of the Himalayas as we stay overnight at the Lodge.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Namche Bazaar
  • Altitude: 3446m

We roam round the Khumjung Village which is also a Sherpa Community. A monastery in Khumjung which displays the scalps that comes from Yeti. To enter the monastery you have to pay USD5 or equivalent to it. All the modern communication such as mobile, internet and landline phones can be found in the village. From Namche, the village is about an hour walk; it is also the reminiscent of an ancient Greek amphitheater and is carved into the village side. Khumjung is also known as a hidden village. For the directions to get into the Guru Rinpoche’s cave while at Gompa. You can see theMarvelous view of the Ama dablam, Kwangde, Lhotse, Everest, Nuptse, Thamserku and other peaks. Afterwards, we return to Namche for an overnight stay.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Khumbu Village
  • Altitude: 3300m

On day six, after an early breakfast we headdownwards to Sanasa where local Sherpa people sell the Tibetan goods as we transcend by several village and tea shops. Today path tenders toward the beautiful view of Kongde Ri. At nuns monastery we will stop for lunch and then walk toward the village of Samden where we walk down the bridge crossing Bhote Koshi River. We then climb towards Thame which is a small Sherpa Village close to the border of Tibet. This place is also the home of the title holder lady “The Snow Leopard” as she holds the record for scaling Mt. Everest ten times without oxygen.Namche we trek towards Thame which is our designation for today. You will move through Sherpa house, small village and walk through astonishing rhododendron forest and pine. This track with entrance to the Tibet and surpasses near Cho Oyu (8012m) climbed in 1954.It is also an ancient route where Sherpa migrated from eastern Tibet 800 years ago. Then the track goes 

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Thame
  • Altitude: 3820m

After Thame, an early morning trek to the Kongde takes about 7 to 8 hours from Thame. As it is the lengthy and hardest trekking of the day. The trail lowers to the west bank of Bhote Koshi, passing by the KBC power house. Then we reach Pare through rhododendron, bamboo and pine forest with the amazing views of the mighty Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Mt. Everest, Kusum Kanguru. The path is insane and then as we climb above the river valley, it offers an amazing view of Namche Bazaar. The route is recently maintained and is known for the traditional route into Khumbu in 1950. As we arrive to Kongde, we take some rest and spend overnight here.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kongde
  • Altitude: 4250 m

On the eight day of the hike, we will become one with the panoramic view of World’s highest mountain as we hike exploring and walking around Kongde. As we ascent upward to FarakRi, the entire Panoramic View of the entire Khumbu Valley can be seen including peaks like Ama Dablam, Mt Everest, Makalu, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Thamserku and many other peaks. Enchantment view of Namche, Tengboche Monastry and Khumjung Village can also be seen where the entire view of Solukhumbu ranges.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kongde
  • Altitude: 4250 m

After we have an early breakfast at Kongde we start our last day trek. We stoop downwards to Phakding with the amazing views of Himalayan Thar, Phakding Valley and Mt. Thamserku (6623 m).After we descend with the narrow path of rocks, we reach TokTok village. The path is easy considering the steep areas and we can enjoy at our own pace with the sight of mountains and the Sherpa Village. Then we will have lunch near Phakding and reach at Lukla. Afterward, we check into the hotel at Lukla and spend overnight.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lukla
  • Altitude: 2840m

As wind can create problem to fly the aircraft in the afternoon, flights are scheduled in the morning. Flights can be delayed depending upon the weather situation which is beyond our control. After the long mountain journey, we fly back to Kathmandu and stay overnight.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

You can unwind until your departure or can initiate any additional trips that you might have booked. If you are departing, then you will be moved to the international airport for your return flight to home.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

What's Included

  • 3 night's accommodations in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Everything on meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Internal l flights from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu for client and Trek Leader.
  • National Park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places for accommodations, trek leader and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations and other allowances included in trekking arrangements.
  • Basic first aid, Trek bag kit carried by your leader.
  • None of the single supplement is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport Pick and departure Drop.
  • Food (Kathmandu) - lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport Taxes, car, taxi or van, Visa fees.
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs.
  • Own Expenditure(Personal) , .all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing .water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, Personal clothing and equipment, Travel insurance, Optional trips. Tipping in general for trek crew (driver, Trek leader and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected).
  • Charges sustained as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control. Anything not specified in the Cost Includes section.

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience Required:

The enthusiast should be in fit conditions, whether physically or mentally, in order to attain this Kongde Yeti Trail Trek. And it will be even amazing, if you have past experiences on long walks or hikes or treks.

Pre-Trip Meeting:

Its’ a way of connecting properly with the team members and you. Pre-trip meeting is a way of assuring both parties that the things are going alright and as per the plan which will be held between the first and second day of the trek before we head for the actual plan.

Equipment Check List:

It is highly suggested to keep the given equipment in your packing list without letting the weight get higher than 20 kg:

Head:-

For the head protection: Sun hat or scarf - Light balaclava or warm fleece hat - Sunglasses with UV protection.

Lower Body: -

Under Garments - Hiking shorts - Lightweight cotton long pants - Light weight hiking thermal bottoms - Fleece or wool pants – Waterproof trekking trousers -

Feet: - lightweight thin inner socks - Thick, warm wool hiking socks - Hiking boots with spare laces - Camp shoes – Gaiters (optional)

Upper Body:-

As for the upper body’s shirts – Hiking and light weight thermal tops - Fleece jacket or pullover - Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) - Waterproof shell jacket - Down vest and/or jacket - Base layer shirts - Warm jacket (down)*

Hands: - gloves that are Lightweight - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.

Accessories:-

Sleeping bag (comfort rated –10ºC)*- Sleeping bag liner - Head torch with spare bulbs and batteries - Small pad or combination.

Trekking Bags: - Large bag for keeping items dry inside trek bag, Daypack 250 to 30litres. - Thermarest sleeping pad - Water bottles - Water purification tablets.

Basic First Aid Kit: - Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

Toiletries:- 1 medium sized quick drying towel - Tooth brush/paste - Multipurpose soap - Deodorants - Nail clippers - Face and body moisturizer - Feminine products - Small mirror - Wet wipes - toilet roll/Tissue Extras - Antibacterial hand wash

Luxuries - Binoculars - Reading book - Trip Map/Guide book - Trekking poles – Camera - Repair kit: needle, thread, duct tape.

A typical day:

Your normal trekking day begins with a breakfast and it usually begins very early in the morning as per the nature and the period of day’s walks. We will leave one accommodation to reach another and it will mostly keep on changing except for the rest day. We have lunch in the middle of the day and in the middle of our trek usually. Then in the afternoon, we reach and stay at our respective lodges or hotels or tea houses until the next morning.

Accommodation:

In the Himalayan sections, usually the condition of accommodations will be very tight which means limited in access. So you are humbly requested to remain prepared for adjustments and some little compromises with bathroom facilities and shower as they are usually on shared basis whereas shower access is very tough at times. Fireplace in the lodges will keep you cozy and comfortable.

Insurance:

Nepal Nomad kindly requires you to be properly insured in all three aspects which are: medical, trip cancellations and Emergency rescue evacuations.

Altitude Sickness:

We try our utmost to not be caught by altitude sickness through acclimatization process at various times and spots. However, if one shows symptoms of it then they are headed towards the safer place that is the lower altitude. If it’s an emergency and needs serious medical attention, then evacuation is done.

Meals:

3 meals will be taken care of on a daily and full board basis as per you suiting taste and on the basis of what seems to available in the lodge. The three meals will be Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner accompanied with tea or coffee.