Trip Facts

Trip Duration 13 Days
Trip Difficulty Moderate
Maximum Altitude 3,985 m
Best Season To Visit October- Mid Dec/ March- May
Average Group Size Min 2 pax

Trip Overview

Everest Lodge Comfort Trek is an awe-inspiring journey where you can walk at your own pace, enjoying captivating views, and immersing in the local culture.  This trek takes you through the Khumbu region of Nepal. With our Everest Lodge Comfort Trek itinerary, you hike to Amadablam Base Camp (4,600 m). Upon reaching the Ama Dablam Base camp, you get to see the eye-popping view of the world’s highest mountain. Enjoy the spectacular view of Mt. Everest (8,848 m) along with Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Cho oyu (8,201 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,816 m) and the hanging glacier. Throughout the trek, you get to savor the majestic view of the mountains as well as the great views of glaciers, snowfields, and ridges.

Furthermore, you follow in the footsteps of well-known mountaineers and walk the trail from the lodge to the lodge. While on the trek, you’ll spend your nights in hand-picked comfort lodges that offer en-suite facilities. Also, the trip allows you to connect with the Sherpa people and experience the typical Himalayan lifestyle. Not only that, you get to try out the regional cuisine that helps to discover new tastes, flavors, and textures.

This trek is an ideal choice for those who have a limited time but are keen to see the Everest region.  If you are considering trekking higher while using the comfort lodges, browse our Everest Base Camp Comfort Trek.  If you like to stay at standard teahouse lodges, take a look at Ama Dablam Base Camp and Everest Base Camp Trek.

This is a sample itinerary, and we shall customise the program as per your needs and preferences. For further information, please write to us at

Note: below trekking hours, altitudes and distances are approximate, and absolutely for general ideas only.



Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu Airport

Altitude above sea level: 1,302 m

Driving Time: Approx. 30 minutes, depends on traffic

Accommodation: Hotel Ambassador or similar

Upon arrival at Tribhuvan International airport, our representative will be awaiting you to cordially welcome you with great hospitality. The representative will be displaying the “Nepal Sanctuary Treks” placard outside the airport terminal.

You will be then escorted and transferred to the hotel in our private vehicle. Further, you will be given a brief description of the activities that will take place during the upcoming trip and a preliminary briefing on hygiene and safety by our representative.

Day 02: Cultural Introductory Tour- Drive Mulkot

Altitude above sea level: (493 m) Mulkot

Tour Duration:  Approx. 4 hrs. approx.

Driving duration: 3 hrs. approx. (KTM-Mulkot)

Accommodation: Hotel

9:00 AM: Today you start a guided cultural tour around Kathmandu Valley. On this cultural tour, you will experience the numerous colors, sounds, and tastes of authentic Kathmandu and its surroundings. Our experienced tour guides will tell you all you need to know and answer all your curiosities regarding those sites.

Kathmandu Durbar Square

You will take a short drive to Kathmandu Durbar Square, also called Hanuman Dhoka Durbar. This ancient site used to be the residence of the Nepali royal family and administrators. It incorporates an architecturally extraordinary complex of ancient palaces, temples, courtyards, and shrines dating from the 15th to the 18th century.

The prominent sites of Kathmandu Durbar Square are Kumari Ghar or the house of the living goddess.  Kasthamandap is a huge rest house that is said to have been built with wood from a single tree and is the source of which Kathmandu valley got its name. Other sites around Kathmandu Square are the ferocious Kal Bhairab – the red monkey God- Hanuman, hundreds of erotic carvings, temples, and statues dedicated to different deities.


Swayambhunath (monkey temple), is the magnificent ancient religious architecture and center of faith of Hinduism and Buddhism. Its lofty white dome and dazzling golden spire are visible from far and wide. Swayambhunath is the ideal place to observe the religious harmony in Nepal. In the shadows of the imposing structure and besides the integrated architecture can be found the daily surge of devotees faithfully offering their prayers to the gods. Upon arriving at the top, you can hear the Buddhist song “Om Mani Padme Hum” resounds everywhere. The candles and the aromatic fragrance of incense that burns constantly create a serene vibe and enormous prayer wheels which encircle the stupa.

PM: You take a drive to Mulkot in the afternoon. Mulkot is a small settlement, from where Manthali Airport is just 37 km away (1 hour’s drive).

Day 03: Drive Ramechhap – Flight Ramechhap Airport- Lukla –Hike to Phakding

Altitude above sea level: Lukla (2,840m), Phakding (2,610m)

Driving duration: 1 hr. approx. (Mulkot-Ramechhap)

Flight Duration: Approx. 25 minutes

Hiking Duration: 4–5 hrs. Approx.

Accommodation: Yeti Mountain Home

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

After an early breakfast, you will be transferred to the Ramechhap airport for a spectacular flight to the mountain airstrip at Lukla. Lukla is Nepal’s busiest domestic airport and, for the trekker intent on seeing Mt. Everest, flying here is an essential part of the adventure. During the flight, you get to see the world’s soaring mountains including  Cho Oyu (8,153 m), Lhotse (8,516 m), Gauri Shankar (7,145 m), Menlungtse (7,181 m).

After an exhilarating landing at Lukla, you will set off on the hike to Phakding. You follow the ridge on the bank of milky Dudh Koshi River to the village of Phakding. Dudh Koshi, or Milk River, is named for its chalky color that emerges from all the glaciers up above.

You will follow this river the rest of the day, passing through picturesque hamlets filled with tea houses, suspension bridges, and shops, carved Mani stones, prayer wheels, and packed animals.

After passing through the small villages like Chaurikharka and Ghat you arrive at the Phakding which is located right next to the Dudh Koshi River.

Day 04: Trek Phakding - Namche Bazaar

Altitude above sea level: (3,445 m) Namche Bazaar

Hiking time: 6-7 hrs. Approx.

Accommodation: Yeti Mountain Home

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Today, after a hearty breakfast, you will cross and re-cross the thundering glacial river, named “Dudh” (milk) Koshi (river) because of its color. Sections of today’s walk are through pine forest and cleared areas to reveal terraced fields and a variety of crops. You pass small groups of donkeys and yaks carrying trading goods and trek-gear along the trail. The trail passes through the villages of Benkar, Monjo, and Jorsale then climbs steeply to 2,000 feet to the market town of Namche.

Namche is the largest town in the Khumbu region, surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges, and opens out only where it faces the Dudh Koshi. This vibrant village is a central hub of the area and food, sundries and even mountain climbing equipment may be purchased here. Also, it is the main trading village in the Khumbu region, is the historic meeting point for Hindu traders from the lowlands and Tibetan yak caravans.

Day 05: Trek Namche - Tashinga

Altitude above sea level 3,450 m (Tashinga)

Hiking duration: 5hrs Approx.

Accommodation: Everest Summit Lodge

 Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After having a hearty breakfast, you leave Namche on the trail contouring the hillside high above the Imja Koshi. You can enjoy an amazing view of Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse and also the beautifully shaped Ama Dablam also known as one of the most beautiful mountains in the world. Once you reach Tashinga and refresh yourselves in the lodge with views down the valley.

Day 06: Trek Tashinga - Pangboche

Altitude above sea level: 3,985 m (Pangboche)

Hiking duration: 5 – 6hrs hike

Accommodation: Everest Summit Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 

Today you set off to trek by descending to the small village of Phunki Tenga situated beside the Dudh Koshi. You cross the suspension bridge before starting a steep ascent. This part of the trail winds through a dense forest of rhododendron and pine trees. Once out of the forest, the trail becomes gentler and more gradual, all the way to the monastery.

Tengboche monastery is the largest and most famous monastery in the Everest Region. The monastery hosts the vibrant Mani Rimdu festival, celebrated every year after the full moon of autumn with religious gatherings, songs, dances, enactments of legends. Visitors are also welcome to participate in the festivities. Catch the captivating views of the mountains, including the well-known peaks of Tawache, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku. After your visit, you will continue to trek towards the lovely village of Pangboche.

Day 07: Day hike to Ama Dablam Base Camp

Altitude above sea level: 3,985 m (Pangboche), 4,500 m (Amadablam Base Camp0

Hiking hours: 4–5 hrs. Approx. (Amadablam Base Camp)

Accommodation: Everest Summit Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 

Today is a significant day as you trek to Ama Dablam Base Camp, the highlight of your journey. It offers a quieter alternative to the popular Everest Base Camp trail. Crossing Imja Khola on a suspension bridge, you ascend through juniper and heather, surrounded by stunning mountain views. Ama Dablam Base Camp, located at 4,576m, sits below the mountain’s west face in a picturesque yak pasture. You’ll witness the immense scale of Ama Dablam, with its summit standing 2,300m above. Base Camp provides excellent views of Kangtega, Thamserku, and Taboche. After enjoying the experience, you’ll return along the same trail to Pangboche.

Day 08: Trek Pangboche - Tashinga via Phortse

Altitude above sea level: 3,450 m (Tashinga), 3,810 m (Phortse)

Hiking duration: 6 hrs. Approx.

Accommodation: Everest Summit Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 

Today, we hike back to Everest Summit Lodge in Tashinga, with the option to take a different trail through Phortse village if desired. The trail offers stunning views of the Imja Drengkha river, mountains, and Tengboche monastery. After a couple of hours, we reach the village of Phortse, descending through birch and rhododendron forest to the Dudh Koshi river. Crossing the river, we climb steadily on a switch-backed trail to reach the scenic Mong La pass at 3,963 m. After a rest and tea break, we descend to the  Lodge in Tashinga.

Day 9: Trek Tashinga - Monjo

Altitude above sea level: 2,850 m (Monjo)

Hiking duration: 6 hrs. Approx.

Accommodation: Everest Summit Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 

In the morning, we retrace our steps along the same trail, heading back to Namche. Following a lunch break in Namche, we continue our descent to the village of Monjo.

Day 10: Trek Monjo - Lukla

Altitude above sea level: 2,800 m (Lukla)

Hiking duration: 5 hrs. approx.

Accommodation: Yeti Mountain Home

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 

Today is your final day of the trek, you re-trace and continue to walk to Lukla. From Monjo, you trek down the Dudh Koshi through the small villages. From Chaurikharka you start ascending the final hill of the trek to reach the Lukla.

Day 11: Flight Lukla-Ramechhap-Drive back to Kathmandu

Altitude above sea level: (1,302 m) Kathmandu

Flight duration:  25 minutes approx.

Driving duration: 4 hrs. approx. (Ramechhap-KTM)

Accommodation: Hotel Ambassador or similar

Meal: Breakfast

You will have an early breakfast and fly back to Ramechhap from Lukla airport. Once you land at Ramechap airport, you will take a drive back to Kathmandu.


Day 12: Leisure Day at Kathmandu

Accommodation: Hotel Ambassador or similar

Meal: Breakfast

It’s also a spare day in case of bad weather in Lukla if we could not fly on the scheduled date and time.  Alternatively, we can organize a guided day tour in or around Kathmandu.

Day 13: Final Departure

It is time to fly back home, keeping all the terrific experiences of Nepal in mind. The representative will transfer you to TIA airport, where you should check in 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight.

Price Included

What's Included

  • Private transfer to/from Ramechhap
  • Internal flight: Ramechhap-Lukla –Ramechhap
  • 3 nights **** hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • 1-night hotel in Mulkot with breakfast
  • Comfort Lodge throughout the trek on full board
  • Guided Kathmandu sightseeing tour with entrance fees
  • Trek Permit & National Park Fees,
  • Staff insurance on the trek,
  • Trek guide, assistant guide & porter/s
  • Map

What's not Included

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu (Approx US$20 per day)
  • Beverages
  • Personal equipment,
  • Personal bills,
  • International airfare
  • Excess baggage beyond 15 kilos, including day pack
  • Visa fee: US$ 30 for 15 days and US$ 50 for 30 days and US$125 for 90 days multiple entries
  • Insurance (for cancellation, accident, health, emergency evacuation and loss, theft of or damage to baggage and personal effects),
  • Liability Insurance Tips


Robert S. Weiner , U.S.A 

Just a note to let you know everything turned out perfectly on our Nepal Trip.  All members of our group were absolutely delighted.  You and Prashant were very professional...

Robert S. Weiner , U.S.A

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