Arrive Kathmandu airport and Transfer to Hotel
Kathmandu, preparing and briefing
Kathmandu – Tumlingtar fly and camping at Tumlingtar
Tumlingtar (487m) to Gothebazaar. We follow the upstream
trail of Arun river towards north through the sub tropical
forest around Baluwabesi, crossing Brahman, Chettri and
Gothebazaar to Tala / Upper Phedi. We pass through terrace
land with rice paddies, Citrus fruits, Banana groves etc.
sparsely populated by Rai and Sherpa people. We also can
see Nepali paper production from Lokta.
Tala / Upper Phedi to Guranse / Salpa Pokhari. We leave
the forest with deciduous trees and start with the forest
of Rhododendron trees. We can know about local people,
their culture and visit the holy lakes.
Guranse / Salpa Pokhari to Tue / Sonam. We cross the Salpa
La and continue on in a forest of fir and rhododendron.
Tue / Sonam to Cheskam. We visit Rai and Limbu community.
These people are mostly chosen for Gorkha soldiers and
they are popular for their bravery.
Cheskam to Bung / Kiraule. We can visit Kiraule monastery
and Sherpa people.
Bung / Kiraule to Najing. Near Kiraule, above Bung there
is an important trail junction headed towards Panch
Pokhari and the route to the Mera La from Lukla. To the
Northwest a large path leads over Sipki La and crosses the
Najing to Pangom. We climb again to the Satu La and
finally join main Everest Highway at Kharikhola.
Pangom to Lukla. We descend towards Lukla after passing
Surke, overnight Lukla
Lukla - Kathmandu. We reach Kathmandu after 35 minutes