Everest Sherpa Cultural trek

Duration: 12 Days   |   Based on 1 Review

Everest Sherpa cultural trek is a perfect blend of rich Sherpa culture along with a mesmerizing view of the Himalayas. The trail provides a fantastic feel of the ancient Sherpa town and their remarkably unique hospitality makes you feel like home. The trail takes us up to the Sherpa land, which is the home of the indigenous Sherpas and the most famous place to visit in the Khumbu region. The world-famous mountaineers who have successfully climbed several peaks and are widely known for their strong climbing feet and courageous hearts come from the land of Sherpas.

Along the way, as trekkers pass through the legendary Tengboche monastery, the center of Sherpa Buddhist culture, they are left enchanted by the incredible craftwork, sacred stones, mani walls and vibrant prayer flags blowing in the wind. The trekkers follow the classic trail to Namche Bazaar, the busiest area in the region. Namche is the junction where Himalayan traders and yak herders meet. The greatest reward you can get in this trek is the breathtaking view of Mt. Everest (8848 m), the highest mountain in the world. Our Everest Sherpa cultural trek begins from Lukla airport (2860 m). Our path crosses the Dudh Koshi River and ascends down the narrow gorges from there. On the way, we realize how tiny we are amongst these giant mountains that surround us from all sides.

Colorful prayer flags blowing in the chilly breeze, the path filled with sacred stones and boulders marked with Buddhist prayer inscriptions, commonly known as the mani walls, fills our journey with a magical touch. Trekkers frequently encounter yak caravans and the wobbling bridges that give them a mini heart attack. Even though we do not get to see the legendary Himalayan Yeti, but we sure get to see Barking Deer, Musk Deer and the Himalayan Tahr grazing on the steep slopes. Trekkers cannot resist the urge to take pictures with the shaggy-coated Yaks that pass our way. The highlight of the trip includes the famous short-period hike to the Everest View Hotel. This is amazing hiking to acclimatize yourself and the views from Everest view hotel is stunning. You sure do not want to miss it.

Namche Bazzar is a delightful settlement set in a horseshoe-shaped mountain amphitheater. Trekkers who wish to take back cool souvenirs with them get a chance to buy goodies as Namche Bazaar sets up a Saturday market where merchandise of daily use, mountaineering souvenirs, meat, yak trail, and butter are traded. The trekkers get a pleasant feel as they pass through the Tengboche Monastery situated at an altitude of 3880 m. The place is surrounded by firs and rhododendrons and the view is magnificent as you get a close-up view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse (7861 m), Mt. Lhotse (8516 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6812 m), Mt. Kwangde (6187 m) and Mt. Thamserku (6623 m). A day at Khumjung village will fill us with tales of the legendary Yeti and a view of Yeti's scalp at the local monastery. Everest Sherpa Cultural trek will truly and beautifully spark your wanderlust. 


  • Walkthrough the Sagarmatha National Park and Sherpa villages enjoying the magnificent views of high mountains including Mount Everest (8848m), the highest peak in the world
  • Enjoy the unique culture and tradition of Sherpa people and colorful markets and monumental landscapes
  • Rewarded with the great mountain views as well as wildlife including musk deer, Mountain goats also known as Himalayan Thar and snow leopard with an opportunity to watch the different species of  birds
  • Hike to Tengboche, the famous place for its legendary monastery and breathtaking view of Mount Amadabalam.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu (1.350m):
  • Day 02A 35 min flight from KTM to Lukla (2,880m) Trek to Phakding (2,640m), 4 hrs trek:
  • Day 03Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,445m), 6 hrs trek:
  • Day 04Rest day in and around Namche Bazaar:
  • Day 05Trek from Namche Bazaar (3,445m.) to Thame (3,800m), 4 to 5 hrs trek:
  • Day 06Trek from Thame to Khumjung (3,790m), 5 hrs trek:
  • Day 07Trek from Khumjung to Tengboche (3,867m), 5 to 6 hrs trek:
  • Day 08Trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar (3,440m), 4 to 5 hrs trek:
  • Day 09Trek from Namche Bazaar to Phakding, 4 hrs trek:
  • Day 10Trek from Phakding to Lukla, 3 to 4 hrs trek:
  • Day 11Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu (1,350m):
  • Day 12Final Departure:
Detail Itinerary


  • The entire airport picks up and drops.
  • Standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Necessary flights from Kathmandu to Lukla return trips.
  • Everest National park fee with trekking permit.
  • Tims card (trekking information management system card).
  • All meals (B/L/D) during the trekking period.
  • Accommodation (Teahouse) during the trekking period.
  • English speaking guide and highly experienced staffs.
  • Staffs food, clothing, salary and their insurance.
  • All necessary grounded transportation.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Welcome and fare well dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Our service charges with VAT and Loca Government Taxes.
  • Sightseeing or any extra activities except the above program.
  • Personal nature expenses.
  • Bar bill and all kind of drinks.
  • Rescue & Evacuation.
  • Gratitude (tip) for staff.


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Useful Information

Everest Sherpa Cultural trek is a short and easy yet adventure trek in the Everest region, although it is a comfortable and easy trek, the trip goes up to 3500m so we suggest you read about Acute Mountain Sickness before making a final decision to book the Everest Sherpa Cultural trek.

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