Mount Everest, at 8,848 metres, is the highest mountain on Earth and stands imposing on the Tibetan plateau on the border between Nepal and Tibet in the Himalayan mountains. This trekking takes us to the heart of the summits and the culture of the region of Mount Everest, allowing us to also admire other mountains no less impressive as Thamserkhu, Nuptse, Ama Dablam and Lhotse. The journey begins in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, city that deserves worthwhile dedicate time to explore its attractions and discover its temples, its streets, its inhabitants and its historical legacy. From Kathmandu will fly in a small plane to Lukla to admit us to the great Valley of Khumbu, gateway to the Everest region. The flight offers a panoramic first of the impressive snowy peaks of the Himalayas.
Once the Lukla, begins our route, which with an average altitude of 3,000 m, flows through the Valley dominated by the impressive mangfall. From Lukla we head up to Phakding where we will spend the first night in one of the numerous lodges (Mountain hotels (with small rooms where sleeps with sleeping bag and have common bathrooms). The next day you will find the entrance of the Sagarmatha National Park and we will go to the town of Namche Bazaar (3,440 m), commercial center of the Khumbu Valley. Spend the night in Namche Bazaar, which will help us to a favorable acclimatization. There are several stores that sell items of mountain and trekking as well as places with satellite internet connection in Namche. Its streets are steep and uneven and often full of snow until well input spring.
The atmosphere that we breathe is mountain. Here is usually spend an extra day to encourage the acclimatization. The next day early departure towards our next goal: Tyangboche or Tengboche (3.867 m). We will leave civilization behind to continue only surrounded by mountains, rivers and pure air.