|Tour Code: AELLT020||Style: Trekking | Hiking Holidays|
|Grading:||Maximum Altitude: 4250m|
|Transport: Private||Duration: 20 Days|
|Start in: Kathmandu |Airport||End in: Kathmandu |Airport||Price: US$ 3640 per person|
If you want to explore the very famous Annapurna and Everest Luxury lodge trek then our team provides you the best and relaxing luxury lodges accommodation on the trekking route in the Everest and Annapurna region of Nepal. This trek allows you to explore the Everest region and Annapurna region and provides panoramic views of majestic mountains. The beautiful landscape, scenic beauty of the Himalayas, glaciers, Sherpa, flora and fauna are the major attraction of these regions. It is possible to trek in these famous regions while staying at comfortable lodges with all the modern conveniences of a Hotel. Each hotel has been carefully sited to present a magnificent panorama of the Himalaya or surrounding valley from the Hotel itself.
For those who like to see the Annapurna and Everest in a single holiday with the comfort of a luxury hotel or lodges. Annapurna and Everest Luxury Lodge Trek is the recommended holiday tour package for you.
The Following dates and prices are LAND ONLY itinerary joining in Kathmandu. Please make your own flight arrangements. If you need some help to arrange an international flight, we can suggest you some agents who are specialized on ticketing.
BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE - No surcharge guarantee whether you are booking for this year or the next, we have undertaken to guarantee that all of our Land Only prices will not change once you have booked your holiday.
DATE WITH FESTIVAL & EVENTS - recommended If you are planning your holiday and want to have once in a life time experience then chose the date that combined with events or festivals. It will enhance an experience of life time in your holiday.
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You can also use this tour as a base for a tailor-made itinerary. Like your personal architect creating your one-of- a-kind home, our Travel Specialists will execute the trip of a lifetime. It's all up to you - logistics, pace, budget, dates, performances, visits, explorations, meals and lodging are hammered out down to the finest customized detail. Please fill in our tailor-made request form.
If you do not want to join a group then you can also make this a private trip with your friends and family one at your own schedule. Considering this, Trekking Team Group organizes private journeys as well. Please choose your own departure date.
Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. A traditional warm welcome by our airport representative. Short briefing about the package in the hotel. Typical welcome dinner in the evening.
You will be taken for sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley to explore the vibrant city after breakfast at your hotel. Drive to famous Buddhist Stupa Swayambunath, also known as Monkey temple, on the hill of Kathmandu Valley where you can see stunning view of mountains and Kathmandu valley. This temple attracts Buddhists and tourists from around the world. Swayambhunath Stupa is the most ancient and enigmatic of all the holy shrines in Kathmandu valley. Its lofty white dome and glittering golden spire are visible from far and wide. Next is Pashupatinath, the temple of Lord Shiva. This is probably the most famous temple for Hindu in Indian Sub-continent. There is crematorium beside the temple where dead bodies are burnt to ashes. After exploring Pashupatinath you will visit fascinating sights of Patan Durbar Square, one of the most glorious examples of traditional Nepalese architecture, full of centuries old temples and palaces.
Fly to Pokhara (3300 ft /1000 m). Your guide will give you the briefing about the tour before starting the trek. The trail follow a ridgeline in the lower foothills of the Annapurnas with surrounding views of the Pokhara Valley. This route then drops to the Modi River Valley, where Ker & Downey's Sanctuary Lodge is located. The lodge has magnificent views of the sacred and unclimbed Fishtail mountain or Machhapuchhre, as it is locally known. A picnic lunch is provided with a late afternoon arrival at the Lodge. (Trek time 3-4 hours).
Overnight in Sanctuary Lodge
After breakfast, you will leave the lodge walking out through the outlying farms following the Modi River Valley. Soon you will begin to climb out of the valley & up towards the mountains. The trail passes through small hamlets, terraced rice fields and forests with spectacular views of the surrounding valley. Snacks are provided along the trail. Hot lunch is served on arrival at the lodge in the early afternoon. (Trek time 5-6 hours). It is from this lodge that there are magnificent close up views of the surrounding mountains.
Overnight Himalaya Lodge.
You will wake up this morning with tea and coffee served in the garden and watch the sunrise over Annapurna South, Annapurna 1, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, and the Fishtail. After enjoying a relaxing breakfast and the glorious views from the Himalaya Lodge, our guide will take you on an exploration of this mountain village and the surrounding countryside. Ghandruk was once a major recruitment centre for the famous Gurkha soldiers. The women of Ghandruk maintain a local industry of weaving traditional Nepalese rugs.
Overnight Himalaya Lodge
After enjoying a relaxing breakfast and the glorious views from the Himalaya Lodge, You will start your trek to to Lhandruk. After leaving the village of Ghandruk, the trail descends steeply to the banks of the Modi River. Here, you’ll be at the base of the cliffs where the famed honey hunters of Nepal climb on ropes to collect the honey. You’ll then cross a strong suspension bridge to the opposite banks of the Modi. From here is it about a hour’s trek up switch backs and steps to reach the village of Lhandruk. Lhandruk affords more glorious views of the Annapurna range. Trek time about 4 hours. Arrive in time for lunch. Your guide will take you on a exploration hike of this mountain village after lunch.
Overnight Bee Village Lodge
After breakfast, you will leave the Bee Lodge & trek to Ker & Downey's Gurung Lodge. Today’s trek contours the side of the hill, with small ups and downs, passing through villages and farmland. Trek time to the Lodge is about 4 hours. You’ll reach the Gurung Lodge in time for lunch with optional afternoon hikes to the surrounding villages.
Overnight Ker & Downey Gurung Lodge
After breakfast, you will trek to Pokhara, the trail takes you through the wooded hillside and terraced farmland to the valley floor. You then transfer by the vehicle to the Temple tree Resort in Pokhara. On the way back to Pokhara, the vehicle can stop on request at the Tibetan refugee camp where you will have time to explore the temple complex. You’ll arrive at the centrally located Temple Tree Resort in time for lunch. The rooms at the Temple Tree are filled with ethnic touches. Surrounding the rooms are landscaped gardens, water features, a swimming pool and stunning views of the surrounding mountains. You’ll have a chance to enjoy lunch and dinner at local restaurants. The afternoon is free to explore the lakeside where most of Nepal’s Tibetan curio shops are located.
Overnight Temple Tree Resort
You will take morning flight today. Flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu gives a great opportunity to enjoy the breathtaking views of mountain. This flight’s duration is 30 minute only. Your Guide will drive you back to Kathmandu hotel from airport.
Overnight Gokarna Forest Resort or Radisson Hotels.
You will take stunning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Upon arrival meet the trekking crew and after short tea break trek northwards up the valley of the Dudh Kosi. Descend from the small plateau, down into the forested valley. The trek is very easy and short today, however the altitude difference between Kathmandu and this place can make a people a bit difficult. After lunch trek north down towards Phakding. The trail crosses several tributary streams and you will have some tantalizing views before reaching the small settlement of Phakding (2650m), where you will spend your first night.
Hike through fields and villages from Phakding to Namche Bazaar. Heading out of Phakding you will follow the Dudh Kosi northwards. This day's walk takes you through magnificent forests of rhododendron, giant fir and magnolia trees. You will cross the west fork of the river, the Bhote Kosi, and start the steep climb to Namche Bazaar. Namche is the largest Sherpa village and has long been the primary staging area for major Himalayan expeditions. Namche is a prosperous Sherpa village and an important trading center with a weekly market selling fresh foodstuffs brought up from lower villages.
You will take a rest day in Namcha and explore the village Thamo or Synboche. Make fit yourself for the further journey. This day is for acclimatization. Physiologically prepare yourself for adaptation to changes in climate or environment. We recommend you to stay active even in a rest day as it is better than being idle while on a trekking journey.
Your day will begin with a breakfast. You will start your trek from Namcha Bazar to Thame. It is the settlement of Sherpa's where most of the famous climbers and mountaineers are born. Thame is the largest village in the valley and it is better known as the home of Tenzing Norgay - the first Sherpa to climb Mount Everest together with Sir Edmund Hillary in 1953. Apa Sherpa - the man who holds the record for climbing Mount Everest the most times (21) was also born here. You will meet Sherpa and try to know about them, their culture and traditional. You will spend your time at the village of thame with its spectacular Monastery.
Early in the morning after breakfast you will start trekking to the Kongde base camp. Probably the toughest of this trip. It takes about 7-8 hours to reach Kongde from Thame. While ascending high above the Khumbu to the crest of Kongde you can see the good view of Himalayan ranges and the panoramic view probably the great view of the mighty Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kusumkangru peak. Overnight at hotel.
This day is the day to explore Kongde. After breakfast you will start hiking to the small peak of surrounding .you can see the panoramic view of Himalayas such as Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu,Ama Dablam,Thamserku and many others peaks of Khumbu Valley. Also you can enjoy the magnificent view of Tangboche. You can see the entire Solukhumbu ranges from this part. Overnight at hotel.
Trek down a steep trail along with gardens and peaceful riverside. Phakding lodge sits in a very tranquil spot on the banks of the river Dudh Koshi with dramatic pine forested cliffs faces on the opposite river bank. Enjoy the views from the pretty sunroom and later you can relax around the warmth of the fire. Overnight in Phakding Lodge.
Hike down a steep trail to the Dudh Kosi and trek down. You’ll have a long and leisurely trek back to Lukla. Celebrate your trek at a local tea house and gaze back at the jagged peaks of the mountains you’ve just climbed. Bid adieu tonight to your trekking crew.
Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu. Enjoy panoramic mountain views and spend the rest of the day sightseeing, exploring, shopping or just relaxing in Kathmandu’s numerous cafés and roof-top restaurants.
It’s a leisure time in Kathmandu, where the rest of the day is free for shopping, sightseeing or relaxing. This is an extra day in case of bad weather. Free time to explore Kathmandu before setting for the airport.
Your final day in Kathmandu is a free day. You do as you like. Many people take the time for shopping others enjoy exploring the cultural sites of the city. Our local guide can advise you on the best shops in the area. Farewells! Our airport representative will travel with you to the airport.
Oct 09 2017
We have been travelling with Trekking Team, and was a really great experience. We were 2 people to trek to Everest Base Camp, and communication before the trekking through email was very easy with quick answers to desing in flexible way what we wanted to do during our trip.
Once in Nepal Shreehari and Khrisna take care of all the things. They know very well where to eat, sleep during the trekking to have the best experience.
Ver y close and friendly people.
Totally recomended if you want to do this tren of others in Nepal.
This is ADVENTURE travel, and many of the trip destinations in this site are remote areas, within under developed countries, where events are less predictable than is usually the case in. The unexpected is the norm in these areas and, despite painstaking planning and organization, our adventure trips can never be taken for granted like regular trips. Many of the places that we visit do not have the same quality of emergency health and safety services that you are used to in the developed world. Internal flights can be canceled, road transport is generally uncomfortable and unreliable, and hotels often do not approach the standards of the West.
IF YOU ARE NOT PREPARED FOR THIS, YOU SHOULD NOT TRAVEL WITH US. This unpredictability also means that the itineraries that we put forward for each of our trips should be seen as statements of intent, rather than as contractual obligations. A variety of factors, including weather, transport difficulties and political instability, might dictate that we change any itinerary. The trip leader will make any changes that are necessary, after consultation with the group. Only rarely will such changes be significant, and we will always do everything within our powers to minimize the effects of the enforced changes. We cannot be held responsible for the results of changes or delays, irrespective of how they are caused.
Trekking Team Group is the major supporter of Ambe Foundation, an apolitical and not-for-profit organisation. We contribute our support for the development of some community schools in remote villages in Nuwakot district. We have been supporting Gramin Devi School and Khumbeshwori School, both community-based educational institutions, through donation, sponsorship and partnership in various projects.
Trekking Team Group donates one percentage of its total business profits to the foundation on yearly basis. The donated amount supports the ongoing maintenance of Gramin Devi School and Khumbeshwori School in Nuwakot.
One of the major activities of Ambe Foundation is the children sponsorship programme. It is conducted in full collaboration with Trekking Team Group.
Partnership (Volunteering Program)
The Ambe Volunteer Programme, organised by Ambe Foundation and Trekking Team Group, aims to mobilise teams of experts and interested individuals effectively for education, health and community development in Nuwakot district.