Upon your arrival at Kathmandu international airport, the A1 Trek representative welcomes you and will help you to transfer to the hotel. You can then take a good rest in the hotel. Later you can explore around yourself if interested.
Go for Kathmandu valley sightseeing to explore the historical and cultural city. The sightseeing is dedicated to exploring four of the UNESCO world heritage listed sites of Kathmandu valley. Those four sites include- Kathmandu durbar square, Soyambhunath, Boudhanath, and Pashupatinath.
After the sightseeing, you can then focus on the trek preparation. You can hire or buy the necessary equipment in Thamel. In the evening, you will be meeting your guide for the trip meeting.
With an early morning flight, you will be getting to Lukla- the gateway to Everest. At Lukla, you will be meeting you rest of the trip members before starting the trek. Then from Lukla, you will be taking the route east to get Chutanga for the night.
Start the day with a delicious breakfast, the route first leads to the ridge line that separates Khumbu and Hinku valley. From there you will be trekking east towards the beautiful Inku valley. The route then gets tougher to get passing the Zatrwa La pass above 4600 meters, with the excellent views of Dudh Koshi river valley and the exciting views of the mountains. The route from the pass to Thuli Kharka is an easy descending way. Thuli Kharka is a summer pasture area.
The route for the day is mostly downhill via the rhododendron and the pine forests. The greater views of Mera south face, Peak 43, and Kusum Kanguru are absolutely amazing. Kothe is a place for the night. You can enjoy the good views of the Himalayas from here.
The trip continues towards the northeast, leaving the green vegetation behind. The walk for the day is an easy one through the pastures. First, you will be reaching Gondishung, the pasture area where you can house which are 200 years old. Walking further, you will be reaching Tagnag for the overnight.
The trip resumes with the breakfast, the morning walk first climbs over the moraine path to Charpatti Lake, then gradually to Dig Kharka. Then a gradual hike finally takes you to Khare for the night.
You will be spending an extra day in Khare for the acclimatization. Khare is a beautiful place with the finest views of white hills. Enjoy the free day.
Cross the Mera glacier than to an icy area for some walks, before getting to Mera Base Camp. Upon reaching Mera Base Camp you will have enough free time. Your guide will be taking you for some climbing preparation. Then after, enjoy the supreme views of the High Himalayas.
A short day, start the day with breakfast. Then take the steps towards the high camp for the night. Upon arriving at high camp, you can take a rest. Whereas, your guide will be preparing for the next. He will be making sure that everything is well set for the summit day.
The day to reach the destination, you will be starting early morning. The climb to the top is not much technical but safety measures should be followed. Your guide will be briefing regarding the route and the measures before making the final shot. Upon reaching the top, you can collect the best views of mountains which includes Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho- Oyu, and the way towards Mt. Kanchenjunga the eastern horizon, and even more. You will be then retracing back to base camp for the night.
The reserved day is for the bad or unfavorable weather conditions. If everything goes well then, no contingency day is needed.
After experiencing a fantastic climb of Mera peak, you will now start your route back to Lukla. With several ups and downs and excellent views and the happiness of successful climbing, you will be trekking back to Khothay for the night.
From Khothay, you will further be trekking back to Thuli Kharka for the night. Walking through the hills and pastures, the walking is an interesting walk. You will be spending the night at Thuli Kharka.
On the final day of the trek, you will be further trekking back to Lukla for the night. At Lukla, you can enjoy the farewell dinner with your porters and other helping crews. You will be spending your night at a local teahouse.
After collecting all the greatest memories of the trek, today you will be flying back to Kathmandu. From Kathmandu airport, you will be transferred to the hotel where you can take a relaxing rest.
You can take an entire day resting in Kathmandu. You can also go to the spa or massages to give some relief to your tired body. You can also do some shopping in Thamel or if you are interested to explore the historical places you can ask to do a tour like a world heritage sites.
With all the finest memories, today you will be flying to your next destination. Our representative will be transferred to Kathmandu airport. With the hope to see you again in Nepal, we will be saying bye for this time.