Nepal is the diversified nation with lots of ingredient of Mother Nature, culture and tradition to cherish. In short geographical mapping, you will find the abundance of attraction to quench your travelling hunger. Everest can be reached from alternative route other than Lukla. The Jiri route could be completely different from that of Lukla as this route comprises more human settlement of different origin and races. The bus ride from Kathmandu to this passes through Sindhupalchok district of Nepal. The April 2015 earthquake heavily damaged Sindhupalchok which you can observe on the way. The Tamang , Chhetri, Brahmin, rai, magar and sherpa community can be encountered on the way. The Jiri lies at the foothill of the rhododendron forest which is famously considered as Switzerland of Nepal. During the winter season, the snow covered Jiri can be seen as majestic and mystic as ever. The drive to Bhandara takes you to the starting point of your walking. The uphill and downhill could be the jaw-dropping experiences for you mingling with the multi-ethnic people of the region. The route to the Everest from the Jiri of Nepal is longer than from the Lukla. The trek starting from Bhandara takes you to the Sete, Bupsa and finally to the Phakding. The trail would present the amazing settlement of Sherpa Community along with the beautiful flora and fauna. Once you have reached the Phakding the trekking to the Namche the Sherpa Capital would present the alpine geographical setting of the Himalayan region of Nepal. The continuous downhill trek to Phakding let you relish the scenery and the alpine forest. The next stop for all the trekkers would be the Everest View Hotel which is the hotel located at the highest altitude in the world. The view that you get from there would let you forget all the pain, hard work and struggle that you do in your daily chores. The shutter of your camera will not get any rest as the beauty around you continues to hypnotize. The major highlight of this trekking in Nepal is the visit of Sherpa Capital Called Namche Bazaar. This small town offers all the amenities of the city like the internet, coffee shop, bakery, and restaurants. The trip from Namche to Gokyo passing dole Machhermo ignites your creativity. However our trek head towards the Tengboche and on to the Gorakshep where the camp will be set for the overnight stay. The short hiking to the Everest Base Camp would enthrall you with the tale of summit and tragedies shared by the climbers. The ultimate mountain of the earth can be felt in its foothill. Again the trekking would return back to the Gorakshep.
Day 01Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu
Day 02Trek preparation and Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour
Day 03Drive Kathmandu to Bhandar (1520m/4985ft) Duration: 7-8 hours
Day 04Trek to Sete (2500m/8200ft) Duration: 7 hours
Day 05Trek to Junbesi (2675m/8774ft) Duration: 7 hours
Day 06Trek to Nuntala (2345m/76916ft) Duration: 7 hours
Day 07Trek to Khari Khola (2194m/7196ft) Duration: 6 hours
Day 08Trek to Puiyan (2890m/9479ft) Duration: 6 hours
Day 09 Trek to Phakding (2652m/8699ft) Duration: 6 hours
Day 10Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11283ft) Duration: 6 hours
Day 11Namche Bazar and Everest View Hotel
Day 12Trek to Tengboche (3860m/12660ft) Duration: 5 hours
Day 13Trek to Dingboche (4410m/14464ft) Duration: 5 hours
Day 14Hike to Chhukung (5100m/16728ft) and return Dingboche, 6 hours
Day 15Trek to Lobuche (4910m/16105ft) Duration: 5 hours
Day 16Trek to Everest Base Camp (5364m/17594ft) & back to Gorekshep (5181m/16994ft) Duration: 8 hours
Day 17Hiking to Kalapattar (5545m/18188ft) - Gorekshep - Pheriche (4210m/13809ft) Duration : 7 hours
Day 18Trek to Namche (3440m/11283ft) Duration: 7 hours
Day 19Trek to Lukla (2800m/9184ft) Duration: 7 hours
Day 20 Fly back to Kathmandu
Day 21Sightseeing Day in Kathamandu
Day 22Departure "Farewell"
Welcome to Nepal!!! Upon arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport Backpacker’s Airport Representatives will pick you up. The travelling plans and agenda’s will be discussed.
Backpacker believes in providing home away from home experience for our valued guests. The accommodation in Kathmandu would be of your choice and level. However, the usual accommodation provided by the company is three star or similar upscale Hotel in downtown. The lodging in trekking would be clearly mentioned in itinerary.
Meals and drinking Water
The meal in Kathmandu would just be a Breakfast as the lodging in Kathmandu is of B&B (Bed and Breakfast) type. While trekking we provide breakfast, lunch and dinner to our guest. The quantity of the food would be unlimited and will be assisted by our guides for the selection of food. The varieties in food would depend on season and availability. However Soup, Noodles, Rice and Seasonal Veggies are common in the trekking area. For breakfast we provide bread, eggs and cereals. We provide necessary assistance while purchasing the water, biscuits, and tender beverages at shops in the location. There are some safe drinking public taps in the trekking area where our guides will escort you.You could purchase bottled mineral water or ask to fill your bottle with boiled water on the accommodation.
You may attain a Nepal access visa effortlessly upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan international airport itself. A multiple entry tourist visa for 30 days may be obtained via paying USD 40. Similarly, ninety days multiple entry traveler visas can be obtained for USD 100. Keep in mind to bring 2 passport size pictures with you.
International flight accessibility to Nepal
Tribhuvan international Airport is the only global airport in Nepal situated in Kathmandu, Nepal. High-quality connecting flight from Europe to Kathmandu are Silk Air through Singapore, Etihad from Abu Dhabi, Qatar airways via Doha, Thai airways through Bangkok and Dragon Air through Hongkong. In addition, from America, we've North West or Cathay Pacific to Hongkong and connect with Nepal airlines (RA) to Kathmandu. From Australia, we've Silk Air and Dragon Air that connects at once to Kathmandu or fly with the aid of Quantas to Bangkok and hook up with Thai airlines to Kathmandu. Airport tax: Airport tax is not relevant for both domestic and international flight.
Your luggage should be declared and cleared via the customs of the port of access. Personal results are approved unfastened access. The duty on articles delivered through the traveler varies according to the extent and price of the products. A traveler can also bring dutiable items like tobacco and liquors, in the prescribed restrict free of responsibility. Wearing narcotic, hands, ammunition are strictly prohibited. Tourists are required to refill disembarkation and embarkation cards upon their arrival and departure.
The passengers who arrive at the Tribhuvan international Airport (TIA) with none dutiable items can access via the green Channel for short clearance without a bags test. If you are wearing any dutiable articles, you'll have to bypass thru the crimson Channel for exact customs clearance.
tPassengers are allowed to deliver some objects to Nepal free of duty too. You could bring cigarettes (2 hundred)/cigars (50), distilled liquor (one 1.15 liter bottle), and movie (15 rolls). You may additionally bring the subsequent articles free of duty on a condition that you take them out with you while you leave: binoculars, movie or video camera, still digital camera, pc, and transportable track gadget.
Tourists are strictly prohibited to export items over a hundred year’s vintage (sacred photographs, paintings, manuscripts). They're valued for subculture and non secular reasons. So, do not buy such objects. They are Nepal's cultural history and belong here. The branch of Archaeology at Ram shah path close to Singha Durbar has to certify all steel statues, sacred artwork and comparable items before they are allowed to be sent or achieved.
Currency and Foreign Exchange
At the airport, there are foreign exchange counters in which you can exchange your currency. We propose you to trade the currency best via banks and licensed forex centre. Day by day overseas charges is determined via Nepal Rastra financial institution. The trade fees are posted on every day newspaper or the bank’s official website www.Nrb.Org.Np. The unit of the Nepalese currency is Rupee. 1 Rupee = 100 paisa. Nepal rupee notes come in Rs. Five, 10, 20, 50, 500, a thousand.
We strongly suggest you have journey insurance while traveling to Nepal. You ought to depart with a replica of your coverage whilst you are away on tour.
High Altitude sickness
You might be afflicted by mild to extreme symptoms of high altitude sickness but our team of expert guides will assist you in avoiding the sickness. So, we endorse you to take good enough time acclimatizing inside the mountain surroundings. Consumption of plenty of water and liquid in ordinary basis is very critical to limit High Altitude Sickness.While you trek inside the Himalayas, we advocate you to halt the trek relaxation at the guesthouse. If the signs are serious, it becomes essential to descend to the lower altitude. In the case of emergency, you will be right away airlifted to Kathmandu city for further remedy.
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To confirm your booking, you need to fill up a booking form and put up a copy of a cutting-edge passport. Similarly, we also require a 20% deposit to assure your booking; this permits us to make astute preparations on your behalf. Deposits can be made via bank transfer or by means of credit card. The last 80% of the reserving costs may be paid upon your arrival in Kathmandu. We're government registered and the member of TAAN, NMA, and NTB. We assure that your trek and cash is secure with us. If you need further information regarding your journey please be in touch with us our representatives are ready 24/7 to serve you. See more at: http://www.backpackertreks.com
If above itinerary doesn't address your plan,please feel free to enquire further. Our team of Package developer would develop the package as per your wish. Happy Journey and Welcome to the land of Himalayas.