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NEPAL

TREKKING INTO THE SHERPA HEARTLAND

TREKKING ITINERARY

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

Kathmandu Orientation

Fly to Lukla - 2840m/9,317'; trek to Phakding-2,620m/8,595'

Approximate trek time: 2 hours
approximate distance: 4.4 miles

Elevation loss: 723’

Trek Phakding to Monjo-2840m/9,301’

Approximate trek time: 3 hours

Approximate distance: 4 miles
Elevation gain: 215m/706’

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

Approximate trek time: 3 hours

Approximate distance: 5 miles

Elevation gain: 600m/1,968’

Trek Namche to Tashinga-3450m/ 11,318’

Approximate trek time: 3-4 hours

Approximate distance: 3.5 miles

Elevation gain: 200m/650’

Elevation loss: 152m/500’

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

Approximate trek time: 3-4 hours

Approximate distance: 3.5 miles

Elevation loss: 300m/1,000’
Elevation gain: 535m/1,755’

Explore around Namche-3440m/ 11,286’

Day hike to Amadablam Base Camp- 4576m/15,013’; return to Pangboche-3914m/12,841’

Approximate trek time: 5 hours round-trip

Approximate distance: 5 miles

Elevation gain: 662m/2,172’

Elevation loss: 662m/2,172’

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

Approximate trek time: 3-4 hours 

Approximate distance: 3.5 miles

Elevation gain: 192m/630'
Elevation loss: 340m/1,111’

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

Approximate trek time: 4 hours
Approximate distance: 6 miles

Elevation loss: 700m/2,296’

Elevation gain: 900m/2,952’

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

Approximate trek time: 6-7 hours 

Approximate distance: 6 miles

Elevation loss: 250m/820’
Elevation gain: 350m/1,148’

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

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

Approximate trek time: 3 hours 

Approximate distance: 5.6 miles

Elevation gain: 175m/ 574’

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