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Sherpa Village Trek

Trip Code: ESV

12 Days

House in the Everest Region

Sherpa Village Trek in the Everest region highlights village and culture. Sherpa village trek is  named after two most popular villages of the Khumbu area- Tengboche (3867m)
and Khumjung (3780m) located within Sagarmatha National Park, a world heritage site. During the trek you will visit one of the largest Sherpa villages known as  Khumjung located close to  Mount Khumbila.  Here you will visit a famous Khumjung monastery as well as High school funded by  Sir Edmund Hillary’s Himalayan Trust. At this village modern communications facilities such as the internet, mobile and landline phones are easily available.

While trekking to Tengboche and Khumjung villages you will see Sherpas working in the fields growing potatoes and taking care of yaks in the pastures. Working at such a high altitude about 13,100 ft. has long been part of their way of life, but apart from agricultural occupation most of Sherpas are involved in adventure tourism especially in mountaineering. It is universally accepted that Sherpas are the most efficient mountaineers in the world.

The village of Tengboche is a religious center for all Sherpa community of the Everest region. It offers truly Himalayan culture and observe traditional lifestyle of the Sherpa people. In this village you can visit Tangboche Monastery and Sherpa Culture Museum.

If you make your trekking plan during the season of Mani Rimdu Festival, you will have an opportunity to observe the Buddhist Mask dance performed every year in the Khumbu region by the monks of Tengboche Monastery.

It will be a wonderful experience while flying to Lukla . On the flight you will enjoy  the mesmerizing views of Himalayan mountain range. After landing at Lukla airstrip, your trek begins following the traditional trail of the Dudhkoshi river into the Sagarmatha National Park. The meandering trail passes through the heartland of the Sherpa settlements, Buddhist monasteries enjoying the alpine flowers and splendid views of  Mount Everest and other popular Himalayan peaks  getting closer everyday.

The best season for Sherpa village trek is September to November and March to May but  it can be organized throughout the year except Monsoon. If our proposed itinerary is not acceptable to you, we  can re-design another as per your interest  and holidays. So, please  feel  free to contact us.


Despite some damages of private homes and schools by April 25th,2015 earthquake in the Everest region the trail is in good condition and most of the teahouses are operational for the upcoming Autumn season.

Trip Highlights

Scenic flight to Lukla, Explore the biggest Sherpa village Khumjung, Visit Khumjung monastery, Edmund Hillary school,Yaks & Sherpa farm land, Experience Sherpa's vibrant culture, Amazing close-up view of Everest, Amadablam & other Khumbu mountains

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ESV811 Mon ,Mar 12, 2018 Fri ,Mar 23, 2018 USD 1102 Available Book Now
ESV812 Mon ,Mar 19, 2018 Fri ,Mar 30, 2018 USD 110 Available Book Now
ESV815 Mon ,Apr 09, 2018 Fri ,Apr 20, 2018 USD 1102 Available Book Now
ESV816 Mon ,Apr 16, 2018 Fri ,Apr 27, 2018 USD 1102 Available Book Now
ESV817 Mon ,Apr 23, 2018 Fri ,May 04, 2018 USD 1102 Available Book Now
ESV820 Mon ,May 14, 2018 Fri ,May 25, 2018 USD 1102 Available Book Now
ESV821 Mon ,May 21, 2018 Fri ,Jun 01, 2018 USD 1102 Available Book Now
ESV824 Mon ,Jun 04, 2018 Fri ,Jun 15, 2018 USD 1102 Available Book Now
ESV825 Mon ,Jun 11, 2018 Fri ,Jun 22, 2018 USD 1102 Available Book Now
ESV837 Mon ,Sep 10, 2018 Fri ,Sep 21, 2018 USD 1102 Available Book Now
ESV838 Mon ,Sep 17, 2018 Fri ,Sep 28, 2018 USD 1102 Available Book Now
ESV841 Mon ,Oct 08, 2018 Fri ,Oct 19, 2018 USD 1102 Available Book Now
ESV842 Mon ,Oct 15, 2018 Fri ,Oct 26, 2018 USD 1102 Available Book Now
ESV843 Mon ,Oct 22, 2018 Fri ,Nov 02, 2018 USD 1102 Available Book Now
  • Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
  • Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
  • Day 03: Fly to Lukla & trek to Phakding (2640m)    
  • Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
  • Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar (3440 m.) for acclimatization
  • Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3867m)
  • Day 07: Trek to Khumjung (3780m)
  • Day 08: Trek to Phakding(2640m)
  • Day 09: Trek to Lukla(2886m)
  • Day 10: Fly to Kathmandu
  • Day 11: Free day in Kathmandu
  • Day 12: Transfer to airport for your onward destination.
  • International arrival/departure transfers
  • Kathmandu half day sightseeing escorted by English speaking city guide
  • 4 Nights standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis
  • Flight Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu
  • Domestic  Airport Arrival/Departure Transfer
  • Domestic  Airport Tax
  • Everest (Sagarmatha) National Park fee
  • TIMS card
  • Pre-booked accommodation in basic/standard teahouse (lodge) on twin sharing basis on trek
  • Supporting staff (a professional trekking guide and porter(s), as well as their necessary wages, insurance, meals, transportations and allowances
  • Clients are allowed to carry only 15 kg. personal luggage  on trek
  • International airfare
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee
  • Monument entry fee in Kathmandu
  • Single supplement during entire trip
  • Note: Additional cost applies for single supplement
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation costs
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) on trek.
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water/boiled water), laundry
  • Hot shower or bucket of hot water
  • Camera/cell phone battery charge while on trek
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Excess baggage will be charged if exceeds 15 kg
  • Donation & tips etc.
  • All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evacuation fee, transport, extra hotel night, food etc.)
  • If scheduled flight gets cancelled due to bad weather from Lukla to Kathmandu on return. In such situation, we need to send chartered helicopter which costs US $ 450 per person. Helicopter cost has to be borne by the clients to get outbound flight on scheduled time.   
  • Any other services not specified in the ‘Cost includes
  • Trekking Region: Everest, Nepal
  • Trip Duration: 12 Days
  • Total Trekking days: 08 Days
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu: 4 Nights
  • Trips Starts / Ends: Kathmandu
  • Activities: Trekking + Kathmandu Sightseeing
  • Mode of Transportation: Private Comfortable vehicles and domestic flight as per group size
  • Best Season: Mid Feb – May  &  Mid Sept - Dec
  • Accommodation: Hotels in Kathmandu  & Lodges (teahouses) on trek
  • Type of Trip: Private/ Fixed Departure
  • Service available: Standard
  • Trek grade:  Medium – hard
  • No .of Pax : 2 & above
  • Meals during trip:  Breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Maximum elevation: 3867 m
  • Walking hours: 5 – 6 hrs a day
  • Support Staff: Guide 1:10 pax, Leader 1:11 pax above, Assistant Guide 1:10 pax & 2:11 pax,above, Porter 1: 2 pax (15 kg each) (Each porter carries only 30 kg) as per IPPG guideline

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USD 1102

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