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Everest Yoga Trek – A Spiritual Expedition
Our Everest Yoga Trek introduces yoga into a spiritual trekking experience full of breathtaking landscapes and life-changing experiences. All of this elements together designs a more gratifying journey that prepares mind and body for a greater appreciation of every element of this adventure. This 14-day trek is great for all ages and fitness levels, and it is an exceptional chance for every person interested in having a stronger body, mind, and soul. You will be able to combine landscape, culture, fitness, and spirituality into once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Everest Yoga Trek is the ideal opportunity for those adventures that want to combine yoga with trekking among the most beautiful sceneries, but either don’t have enough time for the Yoga Fitness Trek or prefer to remain at lower altitude. Every day will start with a relaxing yoga session guided by an instructor, who will trek with you and your guide during the entire journey… From the mythological Sherpa territory, to see the magnificent Mt. Everest, and visit ancient monasteries, stupas and gompas along the way.
The adventure starts in the city of Kathmandu, from where a 45-minute flight will take us to the heart of the Khumbu region. (We would need to continue with the itinerary).
March 16, 2020
April 13, 2020
June 6, 2020
$1650 Per person – 14 Day Tea House Trek – Year-round
Day 01 : Fly from Kathmandu to Llukla 2700m and trek to Phakding 2600, 4 hrs and overnight. A spectacular flight and a jagged landing on a steep mountain runway brings us to the start of our trek at the village of Lukla [2850m]. After meeting the crew, we head up the Dudh Koshi Valley on a well-marked trail to our first stop at Phakding.
Day 02 : Phakding trek to Namche Bazaar 3440m, (6 hrs) and overnight We continue north following the Dudh Kosi river and on to Jorsale where we enter the Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park. From here it is a short walk to the confluence of two rivers, the lmja Drangpa (Imja Khola) and the Nangpo Tsangpo (Bhote Kosi) followed by a steep climb (for about 2hrs.) to Namche Bazaar, the main town in the Khumbu region. Namche is a prosperous Sherpa town and an important trading centre with a weekly Saturday market
Day 03 : Namche Bazaar rest day and overnight Namche Bazaar is tucked away between two ridges amongst the giant peaks of the Khumbu. Once named the ‘Trekkers Mecca of Nepal, Namche now boasts an abundance of lodges and souvenir shops. It is an ideal place to spend a rest day, acclimatising to the new altitude of 3450m before heading off towards Gokyo. Options for acclimatization walks include a visit to Khunde Hospital and also the one hour walk up to the Everest Hotel above Namche for the sunset view of Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lhotse and Everest
Day 04 : Namche Bazaar trek to Tyangboche, 3860m, (6 hrs) and overnight From Namche, the trail contours around the side of the valley, high above the Dudh Kosi. Now we get our first really good views of the great peaks of the Khumbu including Mt Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Ama Dablam. Passing by several villages and numerous tea shops, we descend steeply to a bridge over the river at Phunki Tenga. The village is an excellent lunch spot, and here we can rest before making the steep climb to Tengboche. Although tiring, the hike up the zigzag path has numerous distractions, with rhododendron bushes, beautiful birds and superb mountain scenery. Tengboche is famous for its legendary monastery, the largest in the Khumbu. We stay near the monastery with Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam framed in the doorway of our guest house.
Day 05 : Tyangboche trek to Dingboche, 4300m, (6hrs) and overnight After breakfast we head up to Dingbuche. On the way the majestic Amadablam over shadows our day. On the way we meet a little Sherpa village called Pangbuche continue to Dingbuche for overnight.
Day 06 : Dingboche trek to Labuche 4930m, (6 hrs) and overnight We continue up the wide valley beneath the impressive peaks of Cholatse and Tawache on the left. We then turn right and climb more steeply towards the foot of the Khumbu Glacier. At the top of this climb there are many stone cairns, built as memorials to the many Sherpas who have died while climbing Mt Everest. The path then climbs gently along the glacier, to eventually reach the cluster of houses at Lobuche
Day 07 :Labuche rest day and overnight Lobuche we walk for 1 weeks already, slowly ascent in order to acclimatize well. We have a beautiful view from Lobuje and the Ama Dablam is seen in a different aspect here. The real top of Kantega is visible far to the left. From Lobuje, a summer village. The sunset on Nuptse (7879m) seen from Lobuje, is a memorable sight.
Day 08 :Labuche trek to Gorakpshep 5170m, (2 and half hrs) and overnight Gorakshep We continue our trek along the Khumbu Glacier. We will reach our destination quiet early but you can spend rest of the days for acclimatization & preparation for the next day adventure
Day 09 : Gorakshep early morning hike to Kalapathar (5500m) and back to Gorakshep 3 hrs, Trek to Everest base camp 5300m and back to Gorakshep (5 hrs) and overnight Wake up early morning. The sunrise colors begin to appear on Everest, we make our way to the top of one of the finest viewpoints in the Everest region, Kala Pattar [5554m]. And trek back to Gorakshep for Breakfast. We eat our breakfast and then continue to Everest Base camp (5300m. Walk to base camp and back would requires about 5-6 hours, following the Khumbu glacier, sometimes on moraine and sometimes on the glacier itself. The walk is especially interesting for the views of the 15-meters high series of ice, a feature peculiar to Himalayan glaciers. The base camp of the highest mountain in the world is mostly inhabited by several expeditions all over the world. Back to Gorekshep for overnight
Day 10 : Gorapshep trek to Pheriche 4280m (6 and half hrs) and overnight Today is downhill most of the way, as we retrace our steps to Duglha and descend to Pheriche. The Himalayan Rescue Association have a trekkers aid post here and it is quite interesting to visit.
Day 11 : Pheriche trek to Tyangboche 3860m, (4 hrs) and overnight We continue to follow the river and, after crossing it, climb back up through birch and rhododendron forest to Tengboche
Day 12 : Tyangboche trek to Namchee Bazaar 3440m, (5 hrs) and overnight From Tengboche we descend to the bridge over the Dudh Kosi at Phunki where there are water driven prayer wheels, then climb and contour around the hillside to Namche
Day 13 : Namche Bazaar trek to Lukla 2840m, (7hrs) and overnight From Namche Bazaar the trail descends steeply to the village of Jorsale. Passing the villages of Phakding (2640m) and Choplung, we reach Chaunrikharka and the trail that cuts up to the airstrip at Lukla.
Day 14 : Lukla fly to Kathmandu, End of the trek Early morning flight to Kathmandu. Afternoon free to tour around Kathmandu! Ask us about “What to do in Kathmandu!”