Everest Trekking Off The Beaten Path Culinary N Wellness Adventure 11 days

 
  • Shared tour
  • Family friendly
  • Eco Responsible

This trek takes place a two- to three-day walk below Lukla where the regular trek in the Everest region usually begins. We have chosen a route that brings trekkers through villages and areas where next to no trekkers have been through. It is entirely off the grid from the touristy areas from Lukla and above.

This unique program includes doing a trek to see Mount Thamserku, 6,608m, Kusum Kanggaru 6,367m, Charpate Himal (Kyashar) 6,769m, and Mera Peak 6,476m along with other smaller Himalayan peaks with a cultural immersion by witnessing the lifestyles of the Rai ethnic group. We were the first and so far only trekking company to have brought foreigners to these villages.

Trekking is a wellness activity as it involves detoxing through perspiration, calming the mind, and eating healthy.

Our trekking chefs use superfood as ingredients to give our trekkers much-needed nourishment after a rigorous day of hiking. Our meals help to strengthen the immune system.


Day 1 Kathmandu

Arrive Kathmandu

Day 2 Kathmandu - Phaplu

Fly to Phaplu and drive on a rough road for 4-5 hours for our first night of camping.

Day 3

We trek to a village for lunch and continue to camp away from the settlement in a pristine wooded area. Overnight camp away from the villages in the middle of nowhere. 4-5 hours trek.

Day 4

Trek to a pristine Sherpa village. 5 hours.

Day 5 Forest Camp

Trek to Forest Camp.

Day 6

Trek to a viewpoint.

Day 7

We visit one of our staff’s villages.

Day 8

Trek to another village of one of our longest serving staff; another one of the untouched villages. 5 hours.

Day 9 Phaplu

Trek to the vehicle pick-up point and drive to Phaplu.

Day 10

Extra day in case of delays caused by unforeseen circumstances.

Day 11 Kathmandu

International departure.

* Please check prices for full list of inclusions and exclusions


Inclusions and exclusions

  • Two nights in a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • One night in a lodge outside of Kathmandu
  • Eight breakfasts, lunches, and dinners when outside of Kathmandu
  • Expert trek leader
  • Trekking chef
  • All meals on the trek
  • Drive to start and end trekking points in private jeeps.
  • All camping gear such as three men tents, dining tent, toilet tent, shower tent
  • Domestic return flight from Kathmandu to Phaplu
  • Visas
  • All optional additional tours or activities during free time
  • Transportation outside of the tour program
  • Travel insurance (compulsory to have insurance that covers helicopter evacuation)
  • Tips
  • Items of a personal nature, e.g., alcoholic drinks, bottled beverages, laundry, souvenirs, etc.

Available in

English


Available for

Infants, Children, Students, Adults, Seniors



Departure & Return

Start city: Kathmandu , Nepal

Pick up times available: 09:30

Pick up location: Arrival gate at Tribhuvan Internatal Airport in the terminal you landed

Ends at: Tribhuwan international airport

Nearest airport: Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM)



We are Eco Responsible:

  • Eco-friendly accommodation
    Eco-friendly accommodation
    Most of accommodation is provided in indigenous or local community or eco-lodge
  • Eco-friendly meals
    Eco-friendly meals
    Meal(s) in restaurant or snack(s) that is produced using locally sourced products, saving energy, recycling, biodegradable cleaning products, saving water resources etc.
  • Education & exploration
    Education & exploration
    The product is educational rather than entertainment focused - it respects and gives insight into local traditions and/or environment
  • Interaction with locals or nature
    Interaction with locals or nature
    The major part of the tour is spent on interacting with local communities, their representative(s) (other than guides) or observing the nature or animals without disturbing their natural habitat and environment
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Local or indigenous tour guide(s)

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 7 days or more before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date

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from $2150 per person

* Minimum of 4 adults are required on this tour

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* Free cancellation until 7 days before departure


  • Trekking
  • Culinary
  • Wellness
  • Lukla
  • Everest
  • Rai People
  • Forest Camp
  • Phaplu
  • Kathmandu