We especially enjoyed meeting the business people in Kathmandu and the professor in Paro which we could never have done on a regular tour.
Three Couples - Montreal, Canada

Remote, Remarkable and Relaxing: Exploring the Himalayas of Nepal

Known for its ancient way of life and pristine natural beauty, Nepal is a country like no other. While its larger cities provide endless entertainment for any visitor, the historic villages scattered abundantly throughout the omnipresent mountains are indeed unique elements of this effervescent landscape. Begin your journey in colorful Kathmandu, but quickly head straight into the stunningly snowcapped Himalayas for an exploration that is sure to be the experience of a lifetime.

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  • Hike through the beautiful Khumu ‘gateway’
  • Indulge in spa treatments atop the mountains in your own Yeti Mountain Home
  • Journey across the picturesque bridges of Pangboche
  • Enjoy a champagne breakfast after watching the sunrise over Everest Base Camp
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Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1

Let your excitement build as you land among the magnificent mountains of Kathmandu. Meet our knowledgeable representative and be transported to the charming and traditional Dwarika’s Hotel for a peaceful night after a long day of a travel.

Day 2

Rise early and enjoy a brief flight to the beautiful town of Lukla to begin your amazing journey at the effervescent Khumbu ‘gateway’. As you walk, take in the local way of life and breathe the fresh, mountain air as you make your way into the wooded village of Monjo. Then, relax and dine on local cuisine in your Yeti Mountain Home.

Day 3

After breakfast, continue your adventure into Sagamartha National Park and up into the stunning mountain village of Namche. Enjoy stops along the way for shopping and photography. Once today’s journey is finished, spend a peaceful and luxurious evening at the Yeti Mountain Home, sipping warm beverages and indulging in spa treatments.

Day 4

Enjoy a relaxing morning taking in the pristine panoramic views. Then, engage in a guided exploration of the area, seeing Nepal’s most majestic mountains and peering up trails that lead to the top of Mt. Everest. Later, engage with the charming village locals as you browse the markets and walk through an ancient monastery before retiring to your Yeti Mountain Home for the evening.

Day 5

Take on the next part of your adventurous journey as you follow a hilly trail through the pine-forested mountains and into the stunning village of Tyangboche. Once here, take in amazing views of Ama-Dablam, the largest Buddhist monastery in the region. Sleep overnight in a remote campsite in this wonderful piece of paradise.

Day 6

Enjoy a day of fantastic photo opportunities and immense exploration of natural beauty. First, challenge yourself with a steep and shaded hike toward the famous monastery of Tengboche. Then, continue along a forested path, past an architecturally glorious nunnery, and across a lovely bridge to the gorgeous village of Pangboche. Here, reward your efforts with a luxurious evening spent in the Everest Summit Lodge.

Day 7
Phortse Thanga

After a delicious breakfast surrounded by tranquil wilderness, descend a series of superb switchbacks gradually growing closer to the Dudh Kosi River. Cross the river on a picturesque suspension bridge and spend the evening relaxing in the serenity of nature at your next tented base camp.

Day 8

Adventure down a remote and challenging trail to the Everest View Lodge. Take in the majestic mountain views of the Thamserku and Tawoche peaks as you immerse yourself further into the wilderness. Once at the bottom, enjoy a night in the charming Everest View Hotel.

Day 9

Create memories of a lifetime as you rise early and embark on a private helicopter ride to the revered Everest Base Camp. If the weather permits, experience the highest viewpoint of Mt. Everest, a truly unique opportunity. Then, stop over at the Yeti Mountain Home to indulge in a champagne breakfast, before flying back to Kathmandu and spending a relaxing evening in your nearby hotel.

Day 10

After a light breakfast spent taking in local culture and incredible scenery, pack your bags and return to the airport. It is time to head home… or to embark on your next journey!


Suggested Accommodations

Dwarika's Hotel

Dwarika's Hotel

Located just outside Kathmandu, near Pashupatinath, Nepal’s most sacred mountain, Dwarika’s is the recipient of a prestigious World Heritage Award given for outstanding historical preservation. The 74 guest rooms and suites are decorated with intricately carved wood and terracotta work in the traditional Newari style and are equipped with wi-fi access. Krishnarpan, one of the hotel’s two restaurants, offers six- to 22-course authentic Nepali meals, Toran has Chinese and Indian specialties, while Fusion has live blues and jazz in a bar setting. Dwarika’s has no spa, but does offer massage treatments and a swimming pool. The business center is fully equipped with broadband Internet access and secretarial services. The hotel is approximately a 10-minute drive from the airport in Kathmandu.

Yeti Mountain Home

Yeti Mountain Home

Yeti Mountain Home lodges provide some of the finest accommodations in the Khumbu/Everest region of Nepal. They are amongst the world's highest altitude hotels, offering trekkers stunning views of the Himalayas. Each of the lodges has 15-20 rooms, with private en-suite bathrooms, quality linens and electric blankets, as well as good restaurants.
Summit Lodges

Summit Lodges

Everest Summit Lodges are amongst the most comfortable accommodations in the Everest Region. They make the perfect base from which to explore local Sherpa villages and Buddhist monasteries. The inviting rooms have good quality beds, en-suite bathrooms, hot showers and western toilets. The rooms are dispersed amongst landscaped gardens and overlook spectacular valley views. The resorts feature a restaurant, bar, lounge area and a spa offering traditional Tibetan healing therapies. As well as having some of the best trekking opportunities in the world, guests will also have the chance to interact with the ethnically diverse local population.
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