A unique journey and a memorable experience await you during this stay that we offer, combining a 9-day itinerary off beaten track in the heart of the Himalayas and the discovery of the secret inhabitants and monasteries of the Sherpa country.

You will walk in conscience (3 to 6 hours per day moderate level) to meet the treasures of the foothills of Everest, to discover the authenticity of the inhabitants of this region, mainly Sherpa. On a background of Buddhist wisdom, you will discover the jewels of the hidden monasteries of Everest and will feel this energy of the heart which characterizes the Buddhist monks and the inhabitants of these mountains. An inner journey in the land of Sherpa.

- 8 days of walking in the balconies of Everest with ascent and 360° view of Mount Pike (4065 m)
- A unique journey with accommodation in a lodge or monastery guest house and visits to 5 living monasteries: meetings with the monks, and access to the prayer rooms.



  • Level of Trek: Moderate
  • Best Period: April - May & October - November
  • Duration: 14 Days
  • Number of walking days: 8
  • Highest Altitude: 4065 Meters
  • Accomodation: Hotel in Kathmandu & Lodge/Homestay during trek
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Pick-up at the airport by our local team, transfer to the hotel and check-in. Free time in the city.
- Accommodation: Hotel Shambaling on a BB Basis
Visit the great stupa of Bodnath, a symbol of Kathmandu surrounded by many Buddhist monasteries. Visit the monastery of Sechen on which Mathieu Ricard depends and then excursion to that of Kopan. Optional visit to Pashupatinath – a Hindu shrine dedicated to the peaceful Shiva where cremations take place.
Night at the same hotel in BB
Free meal
Early morning departure from the hotel to Chiwang. Chiwang Monastery is perched on the mountainside. Founded in 1923, it annually hosts the Mani Rimdu festivals, the most important Sherpa religious festivals.
Depending on availability and group size, night in rustic accommodation at the monastery or descent to Surke. (2500m).
Nice road and track: 8- 9 hrs
Accommodation: Monastery or comfortable lodge (meal with lama at the monastery)
After the morning service, descent from Chiwang and after Ringmu, a Sherpa village perched on the eastern slope of the DudhKhosi valley up to the Takshindo Danda pass. Night in a lodge in Takshindo.
5 to 6 hours of walking
Elevation: -350 / + 600/ Accommodation: standard or a comfortable lodge
After sunrise on the chain, descend to Ringmo then cross the DudhKhola which has its source in the glaciers of the Numbur Himala. A gradual climb up to Phurten (3000 m), a nice viewpoint on the Everest massif.
Superb balcony trail with a panoramic view of Everest and Thamserku. We cross the Junbesi Khola and then join the eponymous village
5 hours of walking.
Elevation: +200/-500
Accommodation: standard or a comfortable lodge
A quiet day to rest and discover the surroundings of Junbhesi. After breakfast, we walk to Thupten Choling, the largest monastery in the region which housed a Tibetan refugee camp. Thubten Choling is also a monastic school where more than a hundred monks and nuns live and study. If possible we participate in the prayer ceremony. We take the time to discuss and exchange with the monks and nuns to better understand their way of life. From the monastery, we have a beautiful view of the Junbesi valley.
3-hour walk
Elevation: + 250/-250 Accommodation: standard or a comfortable lodge
Steep uphill day. We stop quite quickly at the monastery of Selo for a short visit. Along the way, cross the villages of Taktur and Saling to discover the daily life of the inhabitants of the region. After the Lamjura La pass, short descent to the refuge.
5 hours of walking
Elevation: + 900/-100
Accommodation: standard or a comfortable lodge.

Waking up in the morning to go to Pike Peak, one of the objectives of our trip. We leave the "Hillary Way", the path that Sir Edmond Hilary and Sherpa Tenzing took to reach Everest Base Camp to go off the beaten track
After a relatively easy walk, a tea break at Jasmane Bhanjyang (3500 m) We begin the fairly steep climb through a magnificent forest of rhododendrons then gradually on a ridge path with always beautiful views of Everest. Arriving at the summit of Pike, our effort is rewarded with a sunrise in a 360° panorama of the mythical peaks of the Himalayas, 6 of which exceed 8000 meters in altitude: Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Everest, Lhotse, Manaslu, Annapurna ... This is one of the highlights of our trip!
We have about an hour of descent with a nice view of the Numbur Himal and the Langtang massif. As we approach the refuge, we then have a clear view of the western part of the Himalayas: Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu... The Pike Peak lodge is precarious but the sunset over the Himalayas is the most beautiful reward.
5-6 hours of uneven walking: + 800/-650 Accommodation: or standard or comfortable lodge

One of the most beautiful days of trek that can be dreamed of. Easy walk on a ridge, endless view of the middle mountains and the highest peaks with the summit of Everest in focus, and bucolic and varied landscape between forest and pastures, By a nice easy path we gradually descend from the Pike Peak Base Camp. Prayer flags and walls of manis (stones engraved with mantras) remind us that we are in a Buddhist land. We continue our walk to Jhapré, a small bucolic town around a small countryside monastery.
5-hour walk.
Elevation: - 850
Accommodation: standard or a comfortable lodge
Last day of an easy trek. The trail gradually descends through terraced crops and rhododendron forests to reach Chyangba, a pretty Sherpa village located at an altitude of 2500 m where a large part of our guides come from. We spend the night with locals in the house of one of our guides. Last evening with the team
3 hours of uneven walking: -450 m/ +100
Accommodation: homestay (very rustic)
Early in the morning, we take the road west towards Kathmandu and leave the region of the foothills of the Everest massif. We follow the Sunkoshi River for a long time before climbing to the heights around the Kathmandu Valley and heading towards Namobuddha.
Accommodation: Overnight at Namobodha resort with half board.
We visit this high place of Buddhist pilgrimage of Namo Buddha which houses a small stupa commemorating the sacrifice of Buddha who donated his body there to a hungry tigress and her cubs. Depending on the occasion that presents itself, attend the office. Optional country walks through a pine forest, crossing suspension bridges then Tamang and Newar cultures and villages before climbing to lunch at Balthali on a height offering a beautiful view of the surroundings. Then 1 hour of descent essentially to Khopasi where our vehicle awaits us for a short transfer and a visit to Panauti, a small Newar town with a rich cultural heritage which hosts an important Mela (fair) every 12 years and houses the great temple of Indreshwar. Road to Kathmandu.
Night at Harmika Hotel or similar on a BB basis 
Self meal.

Visit Kathmandu Durbar square and have free time for shopping in Thamel.
Night at the same hotel in BB
Self meal

Airport transfers and end of our service


- In Kathmandu, we use hotels of good category *** well located in the center of Kathmandu.
- The stay in Kathmandu is always done in B&B to give you your choice of restaurants that offer you traditional and continental cuisine according to your choices.
- During the trek, you will be in full board and accommodation according to the itinerary.

What's included

- All transfers by private vehicle according to itinerary
- 4 nights hotel in Kathmandu on BB basis
- 1 night at Namobodha resort with half board in Namobodha
- Full board trek in the Lodges
- English-speaking guide for the entire Trip (at no extra charge from 4 participants)
- Guided tours in Kathmandu with vehicle.
- Entrances to sites according to visits planned in Kathmandu
- Trekking team: assistant (from 4), porters for the entire trek.
- Carrying luggage up to 13 kg/person during the trek
- Staff insurance

What's not included

- Meals in Kathmandu excluding breakfast
- Nepal Visa to be obtained at the airport ($40 + photo).
- International flight and PCR tests if required
- Compulsory repatriation insurance
- Tips, personal expenses, equipment, drinks, etc.


Supplement per single room for nights in Kathmandu and Namobodha: 165$

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