Brief Itinerary…the bare facts

Day number refers to ‘day on the trail’ and does not include the 2 start days in Kathmandu

KTM 1                      Arrival day, meet and great, evening drinks

KTM 2                      Tour, final preparations, welcome supper

Day 1 Lukla to Monjo
Start Elevation 2840m/9,317ft
Finish Elevation 2835m/9,301ft
Elevation Gain -5m/-16ft
Duration 5-7 hours
Day 2 Monjo to Namche Bazaar
Start Elevation 2835m/9,301ft
Finish Elevation 3440m/11,286ft
Gain 605m/1,985ft
Duration 3-4 hours
Day 3 Rest Day or Namche Bazaar to Khumjung return
Start Elevation 3440m/11,286ft
Finish Elevation 3780m/12,401ft
Elevation Gain 340m/1,115ft
Duration 4-5 hours (return)
Day 4 Namche Bazaar to Pangboche
Start Elevation 3440m/11,286ft
Finish Elevation 3930m/12,894ft
Elevation Gain 490m/1,608ft
Duration 7-8 hours
Day 5 Rest Day
Day 6 Pangboche to Pheriche
Start Elevation 3930m/12,894ft
Finish Elevation 4240m/13,911ft
Elevation Gain 6310m/1,017ft
Duration 3 hours
Day 7 Pheriche to Lobuche
Start Elevation 4240m/13,911ft
Finish Elevation 4910m/16,109ft
Elevation Gain 670m/2,198ft
Duration 6-7 hours
Day 8  

Lobuche to Gorak Shep (GS)

Start Elevation 4910m/16,109ft
Finish Elevation 5140m/16,863ft
Elevation Gain 230m/754ft
Duration 3 hours
GS to Kala Patthar
Start Elevation 5140m/16,863ft
Finish Elevation 5550m/18,208ft
Elevation Gain 410m/1,345ft
Duration 3-4 hours (return)
Day 9 Gorak Shep to Everest Base Camp return
Start Elevation 5140m/16,863ft
Finish Elevation 5364m/17,598ft
Elevation Gain 224m/735ft
Duration 5-6 hours
Gorak Shep to Lobuche
Start Elevation 5140m/16,863ft
Finish Elevation 4910m/16,109ft
Elevation Gain -230m/-754ft
Duration 1-2 hours
Day 10 Lobuche to Pangboche
Start Elevation 5140m/16,863ft
Finish Elevation 3930m/12,894ft
Elevation Gain -1210m/-3,969ft
Duration 3-5 hours
Day 11 Pangboche to Namche Bazaar
Start Elevation 3930m/12,894ft
Finish Elevation 3440m/11,286ft
Elevation Gain -490m/-1,608ft
Duration 4-6 hours
Day 12 Namche Bazaar to Lukla
Start Elevation 3440m/11,286ft
Finish Elevation 2840m/9,317ft
Elevation Gain -600m/-1,969ftft
Duration 5-7 hours
Day 13/KTM 3 Namche Bazaar to Lukla
Early morning flight
KTM 4 Optional extra day and night in Kathmandu – at leisure
Early morning flight
KTM 5 Check-out & depart for home country
Distance 92km/57mile round-trip

IMPORTANT NOTE: Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary, but as this is adventure travel in a remote, mountainous region, we cannot guarantee it. The weather conditions, health of team members and staff, may all have an impact on our schedule. We will in all cases endeavor to run our trips to schedule, but please be prepared to be flexible if necessary.

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