Dumji Festival Trek

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destination
Everest Region
duration 18 days
maximum altitude 5500m
trip difficulty moderate
total cost $1950 $1900
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  • Our representative will pick you up from the airport after your landing and escort you to the Hotel.
  • You can complete the checking-in procedure and enjoy a night’s rest.
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  • After breakfast, you will be picked up from the hotel for an in-depth sightseeing tour of every important touristic landmark in Kathmandu.
  • Free time to do personal shopping and prepare for the trek.
  • Overnight in Kathmandu.
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  • Catch a flight from Kathmandu and fly on a scenic route towards the gateway of the Everest Region, Lukla.
  • After landing, start our trek from Lukla to a small tranquil village of Phakding.
  • Overnight in Phakding.
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2610m to 2840m

  • Today’s trek will take us along a serene trekking trail through a lush Pine forest and along the Dudh Koshi River, Hillary Suspension Bridge to reach Monjo.
  • Make a stop at the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park for securing a permit and then hike further to pass Dudh Koshi, Bhote Koshi River, Jorsalle village, and Large Dovan to reach Chautara.
    • From Chautara, climb a steep uphill for about an hour to reach Namche Bazaar.
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3440m

  • Today, we will take a day’s stop in Namche to properly acclimatize our body to the high altitude to reduce the chance of getting Altitude Sickness.
  • We can hike around the glorious markets of Namche Bazaar, get to know the culture of the region, visit spiritual monasteries, roam around the lush greenery of the surrounding, and admire the clearly visible Everest Massif from Everest View Hotel.
    • Overnight in Namche.
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  • Today’s trek will be relatively short and due to the short hike, this day can also be considered as an acclimatization day.
  • Khumjung is one of the most beautiful valleys in Nepal and also the largest village of the Khumbu Region.
  • Khumjung Monastery also hosts the annual Dumji Festival.
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3700m

  • Dumji Festival serves as a religious and community duty to help bring the villagers together. So, we will encounter fascinating sights of the budding camaraderie of the community where they share laughter, dances, songs, and good food.
  • You can also observe the mask dance and get blessed by the head monk “Rinpoche”.
  • Overnight in Khumjung.
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  • Today we will descend from Khumjung towards the Dudh Koshi River.
  • Along the way, the view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Ama Dablam, and Mt. Kantaga provides a magnificent spectacle.
  • Cross the river at Phunki Thanga and climb through the gorgeous Rhododendron forest to the top of the hill where Tengboche lies.
  • Tengboche is the principal monastery of the Khumbu area and the view from Tengboche is one of the best in the entire Everest Region.
  • Overnight in Tengboche.
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3860m

  • Follow the path of Rhododendron Forest to Deboche and cross the Imja River.
  • Gradually the climb will take us to the village of Lower Pangboche.
  • Walking alongside the trail of the valley wall of Lower Pangboche to reach Periche, we then take a detour right to the hamlet at Dingboche at the start of the Imja Tse valley.
  • Overnight in Dingboche.
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  • We will take a day’s rest in Dingboche to get our bodies ready for our next trek.
  • Roam around the wonderful solar-powered village of Dingboche. The village also has some book stores, coffee shops, and restaurants where you can relax and unwind.
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  • Slowly and gradually ascend from Dingboche through rugged and difficult yet heaven of a trail.
  • The trail is surrounded by pristine and massive snow walls of Amadablam, Lobuche, and Tabuche. The view seen from the trail is absolutely breathtaking.
  • Descend downhill and cross a river to reach Thukla and gradually ascend until reaching Lobuche.
  • Overnight in Lobuche.
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5050m

  • Today we will climb the iconic Kala Patthar which gives the best viewing angle of Mt. Everest.
  • The panoramic view of Mt. Everest from Kala Patthar is thought to be the best amongst all the other spots.
  • After we venture Kala Patthar, make a return back to Lobuche for Night’s rest.
  • Overnight in Lobuche.
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  • Our descent from Lobuche begins by taking a trail surrounded by beautiful snow-peaked mountains and rugged mountain terrain.
  • Descend gradually until we reach Pheriche.
  • Overnight in Pheriche.
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4371m

  • Descend from the trekking trail of Pheriche and cross a small river and join a wide trail across the bouldery valley before climbing up and clinging to the valley side above the river.
  • Hike along the rugged trail for about three hours to reach the isolated village of Phortse.
  • Phorste is quite an isolated village not heavily commercialized but has an excellent view of the Thyangboche monastery.
  • Overnight in Phortse.
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3950m

  • Our final journey towards Lukla begins by taking a downhill trail from Phortse to Jorsale.
  • Jorsale is the small settlement of the Sherpa community which lies in the Khumbu region of Nepal. Many trekkers stay over this place overnight who are trekking in the Everest Region.
  • Overnight in Jorsale.
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2740m

  • Our final day of the trek will begin from Jorsale and take a small hike uphill towards the town of Lukla.
  • Overnight in Lukla.
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2860m

  • Catch a flight from Lukla airport back to Kathmandu.
  • Our representative will drop you off at your hotel for the night’s rest.
  • Overnight in Kathmandu.
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  • Our representative will pick you up from your hotel (approximately three hours prior to your scheduled flight) for you departure.
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excludes

  • Personal equipment for trekking
  • Personal Insurance for travel to Nepal
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping (Tips) staffs; guide & porter
  • Bar & Beverage bills

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