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

“As you climb higher, you get the best view”

Yeti Trail Trek is a moderate and great level of hiking for the novice trekkers for which its excellent if you have proper mental and physical health in order to be habituated before we ascent towards higher altitude. The main valley of Thame used to be the region where Wild Yeti-“the abdominal snowman” roamed around as per the Himalayan myth. This is also the place of the legends where Everest Summiteers like Tenzing Norgay Sherpa (first climber of Mt. Everest) and Appa Sherpa (21 times climbed to Mt. Everest) were born. Thame till date and still today 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 this Yeti Trail trekking, you will be amazed in the atmosphere of absolute 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) and Mera peak (6,461 m) and Kongde (6,011 m).

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 Valleys. You will need to be willing to walk up some steep inclines at certain points within this trip even though this trek is gentle by the Himalayan Standards. We initiate our holiday with a scenic flight of 45 minutes scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. After we reach to Lukla on the same day we trek towards the Monjo. As we walk along the bank of the Dudh Koshi River, we reach to the 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. 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 FarakRiwhere you can see the peculiar views of Cho Oyu and Makalu of 8000 peaks. 2 nights pend in Kongde is a life time experience. The track recollects back to Lula via Namche and Phakding. A next day flight, you will reach to Kathmandu.

At Nepal Nomad trekking, you can meet our experienced climbing crew who were born and bred on rugged mountains. Our team includes all the members with the same goal to provide an amazing trekking experience. The reason why you should trust us and our trekkers is here. Join the venture now to any massive peaks and you will certainly be pleased with the journey. If you are searching for a specific or different mountain to climb then contact us at Nepal Nomad. We can give you tailor made itineraries that will be suitable according to your time for the listed peaks or any other peaks that may excite. We will be replying within 24 hours of your inquiry. We as a Team of Nepal Nomad promise you that you will have an amazing journey while we go through the paths and hardships.

Itinerary

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Welcome to Kathmandu! You are moved to the warmth of you hotel. On your routine a pre- trek briefing will be scheduled for the discussion of the trekking program and we co-ordinate any last minute arrangements. You can get accustomed with your surroundings by going for hike down the street. Then we head to the street for the delicious dinner where Nepalese Cuisine is prepared in Nepalese Style which is mainly known for its healthy ingredients. This is your first overnight in Kathmandu. 

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

On a second day of the trip, you will explore around on an organized sightseeing tour to the historical sites like Boudhanath Stupa which is known as the biggest shrines and Pashupatinath which is known for being the biggest holy temple for the Hindu. As we first stroll around Boudhanath, you will be captivated by the beautiful Stupa and mostly Buddhist people roaming around the Stupa. Your mind will surely be in peace as you walk around this holy place. At Pashupatinath, you will see Hindu Holy men (sadhus) and pilgrims performing ritual bathing and funeral pyres burning on the Ghats. To all the citizens of Nepal, cremation site is available that begins with royalty to the simple man on the street. You are free to relax at the hotel or take a last minute shopping at Thamel. Information about the trek departure will be provided.

  • 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.

DEPARTURE DATES & PRICE

Trip DatesAvailabilityPrice  
23 Feb, 2020 - 04 Mar, 2020GuaranteedUS$1600
28 Feb, 2020 - 09 Mar, 2020GuaranteedUS$1600
29 Feb, 2020 - 10 Mar, 2020GuaranteedUS$1600

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience Required:

A good level of fitness and experience of mountain walking is required for the Yeti Trail trekking. These tend to be longer treks with some more difficult days, some of which may involve walking at increased altitudes and more difficult terrain. Occasionally, there may be a longer day when negotiating the more challenging sections such as a mountain pass or viewing peak. Altitude may range up to 5000 meters.

Pre-Trip Meeting:

Prior to set off to Yeti Trail Trekking, we host a Pre-Trip meeting here in Kathmandu office on the 2nd day of your itinerary which starts in the evening during the dinner and introduce your trek Leader. It is an opportunity for individuals to ask questions about your Yeti Trail Trekking as well as introduce yourself to one another.

Equipment Check List:

The specified basic equipments check lists should help you with your packing. Remember to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. At the start of the trek your packed trek bag should not weigh more 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:

At 6.30 am your Sherpa knocks on your door with a cup of good morning tea. Time for the Breakfast, tight up your bag pack and head off for today's trekking hiking for the next three to four hours then at pleasant spot we shall stop for an hour along the way for a well-prepared hot lunch. Later, a walk another three hours or so before you stop for the over night. The evening can be spent reading or chatting with your fellow hikers or trekking crew about the trip of the day. An asset can be pack of games to these nights; your trekking crew love teaching various Nepali card games and learning new Western games. Eventually, it's time to bed for a well deserved night.

Accommodation:

While at the Yeti Trail Trekking, lodging options are limited so please do not expect the Ritz! Nepal Nomad utilizes simplistic family run lodges, with a large sociable central dining area and a cozy chimney burning fire. Lodges are on a twin share basis and we recommend you use your own sleeping bag. Accommodations in the Yeti Trail Trekking tend to have shared bathroom facilities and you may not always have access to a shower. Regardless of the lack of facilities, these lodges certainly have a rustic charm, most are blessed with spectacular views and being family run operations, they offer a great insight into the daily life of the Mountain people.

Insurance:

Nepal Nomad's booking terms & conditions of joining Yeti Trail Trekking includes that you must be fully insured with medical, emergency rescue evacuations including trip cancellation insurance which should cover over 3000m to 6000m.

Altitude Sickness:

Itinerary of the Yeti Trail Trekking is designed to ensure that there is plenty of times for adequate occurs as a result of acclimatization and cases of mountain sickness are rare. The common Symptoms are headaches, nausea, irregular breathing, insomnia and the swelling of fingers and glands. Medical Treatment is to descend to a lower altitude as quickly as possible which normally results in rapid improvement and recovery.

Meals:

On Yeti Trail Trek, three meals on full board basis will be provided (Nepali, Sherpa, and Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Chinese and Indian cousins). Every day dinner and breakfast will be placed and taken in the same lodge you spend over night but Lunch will be taken on your way to next village. Farewell dinner, breakfast and reception will be provided in Kathmandu.