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Sherpa village & monastery Trek
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Sherpa village & monastery Trek
Category: Trekking, walking, hiking
Starting from: Lukla
Ending at: Lukla            
Grade: Moderate
Highest access of the trek:  Thame (3801m),
Culture:  Sherpa Buddhism based
Himalayan sights:  Mt. Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Everest, Kusum Kanguru, Lhotse Flank, Kwangde, Island Peak etc.
Most attraction of the trek: Trek in to the legendry Sherpa village and monasteries of Everest region.
Mode of trekking: Lodge (Tea-house)
Departures:  February March April May, September October November December

Sherpa village & monastery Trek is a fascinating trek takes you into the heart of the giant massifs passing through colorful and beautiful Sherpa village, monastery, each village having something unique to offer. En route are the Namche Bazaar, Thame, Thyangboche, Phorse, Khumjung, Pangboche and numerous Sherpa village and rustic scenes. One rest day is planned at Namche Bazar for acclimatization and also to give you the benefit of the absolutely majestic views of the mountains and to understand the world famous mountaineering people. A rest lay at the Thyangboche will give you opportunity to explore the world’s highest monastery. It is an ideal trek to enjoy view of Everest (8848m), Nuptse (7889m), Ama Dablam (6812m) in less strenuous way.

Day

Program/Memo

1

Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

2

At leisure in Kathmandu/sightseeing.

3

Fly Kathmandu / Lukla(2880m) and trek to Phakding

4

Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,445m).

5

At rest & acclimatization day.

6

Trek to Thame(3,801m).

7

Return trek to Khumjung(3791m).

8

Trek to Phortse Tenga (3,675m). 

9

Trek to Tyangboche (3863m).

10

At rest.

11

Trek to Sangnasa (3540m).

12

Trek to Jorsalle (2800m) via Namche Bazaar.

13

Trek to Lukla (2880m).

14

Fly Lukla / Kathmandu, meet South Asiaa Treks representative & transfer to hotel.

15

At leisure in Kathmandu.

16

Transfer to airport for international journey.

 

TRIP EXTENSION IDEAS
While in Nepal there are various interesting and exciting options to pursue either before or after your trek or tour.

Everest Mountain Flight-After trekking in the region why not take the opportunity for a close-up view of the world's highest and most famous mountain from the air! The flight lasts about an hour and takes you from the Kathmandu valley, over the Khumbu region and culminates with the unforgettable view of Everest herself.

Exciting option of Rafting & Chitwan National park–One of the oldest and popular National Park in Nepal and in whole Asia, one can find more than 43 species of mammals in the park. The park is especially renowned for the endangered one-horned Rhinoceros, the Royal Bengal Tiger and the fresh water Gharial Crocodile along with many other common species mammals, reptiles and over 450 species of birds. You can take an extension trip from 2 to 4 days.

Bungy Jumping-Imaging a bridge over a 160m from tropical gorge with the Bhote Koshi, one of the world’s wildest rivers raging below…Now Jump.

This may be the most spectacular Bungy Jump on the planet. This remarkable 500ft. (160m) drop into the Bhote Koshi River gorge on the Nepal / Tibet border is the longest free fall in the world.

A drive of 3 hours (100km) from Kathmandu to within 12 km of the Tibet border to reach the Ultimate Bungy Jump spot. The unlimited Bungy Jump takes place on a 166m wide steel suspension bridge over the Bhote Koshi River, altitude about 3600ft.

Nagarkot- The ridge (2174 m) offers possibly the best display of the Himalaya including if you are lucky, a glimpse of a dark shape in the back that is Everest - while remaining in the proximity of the valley. Sunrise view from here is truly magnificent.

Dhulikhel- The small quiet town, known for its traditional crafts, lies 30 km east of Kathmandu at an altitude of 1470 m. Climb a little to see the mountains, from Cho Oyu in the east to Himalchuli in the west. It is a small Newari town where ancient cultures are still religiously maintained. It’s easy access, stunning sunsets and the many side treks make it a popular destination.

Please Note: If you want to extend your stay in Nepal it is essential we are informed as soon as possible after your booking.

Trekking Gear list
Suggested Trekking Gear List for
Sherpa village & monastery Trek
•    1 Sleeping Bag rated -15° -25°
•    1 Woolen warm hat
•    1 Good sun hat
•    Neck gaiter
•    Suns creams
•    Lips creams
•    1 pair of flee heavy wool mitts.
•    1 pair of fleece/ wind stopper glove
•    1 Fleece jacket
•    4 T-shirts
•    2 Cotton pants or trekking pants
•    1 Pile jacket
•    1 wind proof jacket (Goretex)
•    3-4 pieces of regular lightweight underwear.
•    2 Long underwear
•    2 Long-sleeved shirts
•    1 light Down Jacket
•    1 Light hiking good quality probably waterproof boots or trekking shoes
•    1 pair of sandle or Sport shoes or low top shoes.
•    3 pair of socks.
•    Some lightweight socks
•    1 pair of Ski or trekking poles (Optional)
•    Camera gear
•    1 Water bottle
•    Sun glasses
•    1 Daypack (34 liter)
•    Compressions stuff sacks
•    2 Trash Compactor bags
•    1 Headlamp with spare batteries and bulbs.
•    1 Swiss Army knife. Simple medium sized.
•    1 Large duffle bags with lock

Heath Consideration / Medicine
Though our Sherpa Guide/Leader will carry a comprehensive medical kit for purpose of using (especially for staffs)  during the
Sherpa village & monastery Trek period, you should carry your personal medication as prescribed by your doctor. Or a Personal Medical Kit as: Diamox 250mg, Antibiotics, anti-fungal skin application, Allergy Inflammation & Itch, Antiseptic, Disinfectant for water, Diarrheal, Antibiotic drops or ointment for eye and ear, Indigestion, Nausea and Vomitting,, Painkillers, Oral Rehydration Solution, Dressing and Would Cares.

At an Emergency
We are prepared for any emergency situation during your trip anywhere in Nepal. Our Trek guide / Sirdar is trained in first aid and can deal with most of the basic ailments that are associated with this trek, but when a serious emergency occurs, then outside help is needed and such rescues are expensive therefore every trek member should have his or her own insurance arranged before coming to Nepal through a reliable insurance company right from the home country covering against Search & Rescue evacuation, hospitalization, loss and theft of goods, life insurance etc…We ask each member’s Insurance policy reference before leaving for trek from Kathmandu. All our staffs, guides and porters are well insured.  

Immunization    
At least six weeks before the departure for
Sherpa village & monastery Trek you will need to consult your doctor to work out an immunization schedules relevant to the Himalayas. You should normally be immunized against Tetanus, Polio, Hepatitis A, Cholera, though you must also contact your doctor for necessary immunization details.

Dental Checks
It is most important that you have a through dental examination before commencing the
Sherpa village & monastery Trek and have any necessary treatment carried out. Dental treatment on the mountain is likely to be drastic and traumatic!

More detailed information regarding
Sherpa village & monastery Trekk gear list and other information will be provided upon confirmation of the trip.

HAVE A PLEASANT TREKKING IN THE HIMALAYAS!!!

All Sherpa  village and monasteCircuit Trek © South Asia Trekking

Day 1:    Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 2:    At leisure in Kathmandu/sightseeing.
Day 3:    Fly Kathmandu / Lukla(2880m) and trek to Phakding
Day 4:    Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,445m).
Day 5:    At rest & acclimatization day.
Day 6:    Trek to Thame(3,801m).
Day 7:    Return trek to Khumjung(3791m).
Day 8:    Trek to Phortse Tenga (3,675m).  
Day 9:    Trek to Tyangboche (3863m).
Day 10:    At rest.
Day 11:    Trek to Sangnasa (3540m).
Day 12:    Trek to Jorsalle (2800m) via Namche Bazaar.
Day 13:    Trek to Lukla (2880m).
Day 14:    Fly Lukla / Kathmandu, meet South Asiaa Treks representative & transfer to hotel.
Day 15:    At leisure in Kathmandu.
Day 16:    Transfer to airport for international journey.

Cost Includes

•    Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing bed & breakfast basis,
•    Internal transport & flight tickets,
•    All necessary permits,
•    Professional Sherpa Guide (Sirdar) backed by full crew staffs & porters,
•    Daily wages, insurance, cloth, food, shelter of staffs and porters,
•    Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during entire trip,
•    Transport of all food supply & equipments from the trip starting point to the ending point as per itinerary,
•    Airport-hotel-airport transfers,
•    First Aid Medical Kit (only for staffs),
•    Emergency helicopter rescue evacuation arrangements,


Cost Excludes

•    Air travel to/from Nepal,
•    Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu,
•    Soft/hard drinks, laundry, postage, telephone bills, all items of personal nature,
•    Personal clothing, insurance against accidental, medical and emergency rescue evacuations,
•    Respective expenses if one returns earlier from the trip due to sickness or emergency purpose.

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