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Arrival Day in Kathmandu (4,265’); transfer to Sherpa Homestay

Trek Lukla to Monjo-2840m/9,301’

Approximate trek time: 6 hours

Approximate distance: 8.8 miles

Elevation loss: 230m/755’
Elevation gain: 230m/755’

Trek Namche to Khumjung-3790m/ 12,434’

Approximate trek time: 3 hours

Approximate trek distance: 2 miles

Elevation gain: 350m/1,373’

Elevation loss: 96m/314’

Kathmandu Orientation

Trek Monjo to Namche Bazar-3440m/ 11,286’

Approximate trek time: 3 hours

Approximate distance: 5 miles

Elevation gain: 600m/1,968’

Trek Khumjung to Pangboche - 3985m / 13,074’

Approximate trek time: 5 hours

Approximate distance: 6.5 miles

Elevation loss: 700m/2,296’

Elevation gain: 900m/2,952’

Trek from Pangboche to Phortse-3810m/12,500’

Approximate trek time: 3-4 hours 

Approximate distance: 3 miles

Elevation loss: 175m/574’

Trek from Phortse to Mende - 3736m/ 12,258’

Approximate trek time: 7-8 hours
Approximate distance: 9 miles

Elevation loss: 427’ | Elevation gain: 525’

Elevation loss: 1,476’ | Elevation gain: 1,135’

Trek from Thame to Khongde - 4250m/13,943’

Approximate trek time: 5.5 hours 

Approximate distance: 8 miles

Elevation gain: 1,120m/ 3,675’

Trek from Khongde to Phakding - 2665m/8,743’

Approximate trek time: 2.5 hours 

Approximate distance: 4 miles

Elevation loss: 1585m/ 5,200’

Fly Lukla to Kathmandu

International Departures or optional extension to Chitwan National Park

Fly to Lukla-2840m/9,317'

Approximate trek time: 2 hours

Elevation gain: 500’

Elevation loss: 500’

Explore around Namche-3440m/ 11,286’

Day hike to Amadablam Base Camp- 4576m/15,013’; return to Pangboche-3985m/13,074’

Approximate trek time: 5 hours round-trip

Elevation gain: 500m/1,640’

Elevation loss: 500m/1,640’

Trek from Mende to Thame - 3820m/12,532’

Approximate trek time: 4 hours 

Approximate distance: 5 miles

Elevation gain: 84m/274’

Trek from Phakding to Lukla - 2840m/9,317’

Approximate trek time: 3 hours 

Approximate distance: 5.6 miles

Elevation gain: 175m/ 574’