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Introduction to Sherpa culture  - 14 Days

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A short trek amidst the Himalayas in the Everest region of Nepal which will also introduce you to the rich Sherpa culture

‘Introduction to Sherpa Culture’ is a great short trek that gives us a chance to peep into the Sherpa history and relish hiking in the astounding Himalayan trails of the Everest region. It is a marvelous opportunity to explore the Buddhist monasteries and rich cultural traditions of the Sherpas who are inhabitants of the Nepalese Himalayas.

Our Everest adventure begins in Kathmandu with visits to UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The actual trek begins from Lukla and along the trails we admire the exquisite Himalayan landscape and unearth local legends that talk about Everest’s greatest climbers who are Sherpas, artists and even the elusive Yeti!

On our ‘Introduction to Sherpa Culture’ trek, we also visit the very famous Tengboche Monastery, the biggest monastery in the Everest region of Nepal. The monastery also hosts the Mani Rimdu festival which is the biggest festival of the Sherpas. It falls on the tenth lunar month of Tibetan calendar, corresponding to the months of October and November, which is coincidentally during the best trekking season in Nepal.

Overview

Arrival City
Arrival City
Kathmandu, Nepal
Departure City
Departure City
Kathmandu, Nepal
Lodging Level
Lodging Level

Hotel (Yatri Suites and Spa)
Meals
Meals
12 dinner, 13 breakfast, 10 lunch
Trip Grade
Trip Grade
Moderate
Max Altitude
Maximum Altitude
3,985m/13,075ft
Activity
Activity
Trekking and Hiking, Religious and Spiritual Tours
Styles
Styles
Active Adventures

Outline Itinerary

Itinerary Maximum Altitude Walking/Hiking
Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu 1,350m/4,429ft
Day 02 Kathmandu: Sightseeing and preparation for the trek 1,350m/4,429ft
Day 03 Fly to Lukla then trek to Phakding 2,800m/9,187ft 3-4 hrs
Day 04 Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3,438m/11,280ft 5-6 hrs
Day 05 Namche Bazaar : Acclimatization Day 3,438m/11,280ft
Day 06 Namche Bazaar to Thame 3,736m/12,258ft 5-6 hrs
Day 07 Thame to Khumjung 3,810m/12,501ft 5 hrs
Day 08 Khumjung to Phortse 3,542m/11,621ft 5 hrs
Day 09 Phortse to Pangboche 3,985m/13,075ft 4-5 hrs
Day 10 Pangboche to Tengboche 3,870m/12,697ft 2 hrs
Day 11 Tengboche to Namche Bazaar 3,438m/11,280ft 5-6 hrs
Day 12 Namche Bazaar to Lukla 2,800m/9,187ft 6-7 hrs
Day 13 Fly to Kathmandu 1,350m/4,429ft
Day 14 Final Departure -
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Included

  • Asset 147
    Accommodation in Standard Hotels on Twin Sharing Basis
  • Asset 58
    Equipment
  • Asset 68
    Domestic Flights
  • Local Guide & Support Staffs
  • Asset 42
    All Private Ground Transportation Including Airport Transfers
  • Meals in the Mountain
  • Asset 67
    Small-Group Adventure
  • Guaranteed Departures
  • Asset 63
    Lifetime Deposit
  • No Booking Fee

For Your Information, International flights aren’t included.  Rooms are usually shared by two people unless you request a private room. Also, you can upgrade to better hotels in the mountain and even in the cities. For your customized services, please specify during the booking process or contact our Destination & Products Specialist.

Meals

During our trek, we can enjoy authentic Nepalese food as well the more common international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian, etc.). Breakfast and dinner will be served from the teahouse or from a lodge menu where we spend the night whereas lunch will be served on the way to the next destination. All meals will be provided during trekking while only breakfast will be available in Kathmandu. There will also be welcome and farewell dinners for guests.

DATES & PRICES

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