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Tengboche Monastery Trek

10 Days

Trip Highlights

  • Best short trekking holidays in Nepal
  • Mountains and monasteries
  • A close-up view of Mt Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam
  • Sherpa Village and Tengboche Monastery

Tengboche Monastery Trek or as we like to call it ‘’ Mountains and Monasteries’’ is one of Nepal’s finest short trekking holiday in the sublime region of Khumbu, Nepal. A perfect trek for those who want to experience Everest in shorter days and yet are unprepared to tackle the high altitude. Experience the panoramic views of world’s tallest mountains, Sherpa villages, tall suspension bridges, Tengboche monastery and many more in our 10 days Tengboche monastery trek.

Tengboche monastery trek gets into gear with a fantastic mountain flight to Lukla Airport. The flight time is about 35 mins and you can enjoy the splendid views of mountains from your window. Make sure you sit on the left side of aircraft for your first great views of the Everest region. Upon your arrival at Lukla, you will be met by the rest of the crew. Our porters will load your bags and gear up for the trek. Following the Dudh Khosi river, we trek to Namche Bazaar via Phakding and spend two nights here for acclimatization by hiking up to Everest view hotel and surrounding villages. We continue our trek to Tengboche, from where you can get the best view of Everest and surrounding mountains. Visit Tengboche monastery and Phortse village, the largest monastery in the Everest region and retrace our steps back to Lukla the following day. The maximum elevation of our Tengboche Monastery trek is 3,860m/12,665ft at Tengboche, making this trek a perfect moderate trek in shorter duration. Therefore, Tengboche Monastery, trek generally go above 4000 meters at maximum and on a daily basis, you can expect to be walking for about 5 – 7 hours. So; Expect ups and downs as well for there will be hills to climb as well.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu Airport [1,350m/4,430ft] and transfer to hotel.
Day 2: Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding [2,600m/8,531ft], 3-4 hours
Day 3: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazar [3,440m/11,286ft], 5-6 hours
Day 4: Rest day acclimatization and visit to Everest view hotel and back to Namche Bazaar, 4-5 hours
Day 5: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche monastery [3,860m/12,665ft], 5-6 hours
Day 6: Trek from Tengboche monastery to Phortse (3840m/12,598ft), 4-5 hours
Day 7: Trek from Phortse to Namche Bazar [3,440m/11,286ft] via Khumjung, 5-6 hours
Day 8: Trek from Namche bazaar to Lukla [2,800m/9187ft], 6-7 hours
Day 9: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu [1,350m/4,430ft]
Day 10: Airport transfer to your destination.

Special Note:
If this itinerary does not suit your needs or you want to customize it, Tell us about your trip requirement. At your request, we offer you. We’ll work together to customize your trip to meet your exact requirement so that you have a memorable trip.

Price Details For Trip

  • The cost of this trek depends on the group size.
  • The can be different request numbers of Guide and Porters.
  • The cost depends on request category hotel accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • The cost depends on Mode of transportation. (Helicopter or Airplane)
  • Please contact us for up to Date, Cost and the Duration.

Cost Inclusion

  • Kathmandu International & Domestic Airport, pickup/drop on arrival/departure.
  • Accommodation at tourist category hotels for 2 night in Kathmandu.
  • Necessary transportation on private basis.
  • Both-way domestic flight ticket (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu)
  • Teahouse/lodge clean and comfortable accommodation throughout the trek.
  • Meals throughout the trekking (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and tea, coffee).
  • Snacks (cookies) and seasonal fresh fruits each day.
  • An experienced, expert, helpful and friendly Guide.
  • Full support guide crew with 1 porter for every 2 trekkers.
  • Cost of guide and porter - food, insurance, salary, lodging, transportation, and other necessary equipment.
  • National park permit fee & Khumbu Rural Municipality Entrance Ticket.
  • Trekking map of this route for groups.
  • All government, local taxes, and official expenses.
  • Comprehensive first aid kit with high-altitude medications.
  • Organizing rescue operations in case of complex medical conditions (funded by travel insurance)
  • Farewell dinner before departure.

Cost Exclusion

  • International Airfare and Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu. (“Except farewell dinner" in Kathmandu)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu or on the trek for any reason (Early arrival or delay, Early arrival from trek due to any reason).
  • Personal expenses (shopping, snacks and cold drinks, hot shower, alcohol, Wi-Fi, telephone call, battery re-charge fee, extra porters, etc
  • Personal clothing and trekking gear.
  • Travel insurance has to cover emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation along with medical coverage.
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs for involved trekking staff.
  • Additional costs due to delays caused by circumstances outside company control like landslides, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, illness, change of government policies, strikes, etc.
  • All the costs and expenses, which are not listed in "What is included" above will be counted as excludes.

Equipment checklist for trek

The gear listed below is recommended. We encourage you to get all the equipment listed below for the trip and kindly ensure you check and try every piece of equipment. You can also buy or hire the same in Kathmandu as they are available in the many trekking shops.

— Sun hat or scarf
— Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
— Sunglasses
— Head Torch
— Suncream (40+) and Lip Balms

Upper Body:
— Cotton t-shirts and thermals
— Fleece jacket
— Waterproof jacket
— Down jacket

Lower Body:
— Lightweight cotton pants (long)
— Waterproof pants
— Inner thermals

— Thin inner socks (3 pairs)
— Thick, warm wool hiking socks
— Comfortable hiking boots
— Shower sandals

— Gloves (Cotton and Waterproof)
— Creams
— Sanitizer

— Sleeping bag rated to -10°C +
— Trekking bag (Rucksack)
— Duffel bag
— Large plastic bags (for keeping items dry inside trek bag)
— Trekking poles (optional, recommended)
— Water bottle or camel bag
— Toiletries and Tissue Papers

First Aid Kits:
— Personal Regular Medicines
— Knee Caps
— Bandages
— Ointments
— Blister Tape

— Medicines: We recommend you bring your regular medicines; we will provide a first aid kit from our side.
— Light-weighted Towel
— Swiss Knife
— Passport and extra passport photos
— Water Purifying Iodine Tablets, Drop or Sterilizer

— Passport with visa and validity of 6 months after your trip completion
— 2 copies of passport-size photos (For sim card and travel purposes)
— Credit cards in case of emergencies
— Driving ID or any other ID in case of loss of your passport
— Flight tickets
— Travel Insurance
(Please carry the photocopy of all the documents along with you and leave a copy to next of kin)

Trip Map

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Tengboche Monastery Trek

Trip Facts

  • 10 Days
  • Moderate
  • 3,860m/12,665ft
  • Spring & Autumn
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Comfortable Lodge
  • 2 person

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