THAME VALLEY TREK
Thame Valley Trek. The Villages of World renowned Sherpas Moutaineers.
Thame is a small village in the Solukhumbu District in Nepal. It is near Mount Everest, on the salt trading route that existed between Tibet, Nepal and India. Many sherpas live in the village and it is the home of world-famous Mountaineers such as renowned Tenzing Norgay Sherpa: the first-ever Mount Everest summit in the mountaineering history, Ang Rita Sherpa: recognized as the snow leopard and Apa Sherpa: a World Recorder Everest twenty-one times Everest Summiteer. Kami Rita Sherpa: Multi times World Record holder with 24 times Everest summteer.
Iconic value of Thame is its people who are untouched by the effects of modern civilization. Overall this place is recognized and loved by many trekkers who have been part of this small valley and her people. Thame Valley is much-loved by frequent Khumbu visitors as a little known refugee of serenity and natural beauty. After a visit to the weekly Namche bazaar, you'll follow the ancient trade route north to Tibet, still plied by trans-Himalayan traders. Fir and rhododendron forests harbour the rainbow-coloured daphe pheasant, while Himalayan tahr grazes undisturbed.
Two nights in Thame, a beautiful village famous for its tasty potatoes, allow your time to explore a famous hillside Thame monastery and the Kyrok monastery. You'll then visit Khumjung village, the home of Sherpa artists, also will be visiting the Khumjung School.
Per day Hiking:
Teahouse (Lodge to Lodge)
Breakfast, lunch & Dinner
Car/ Van/ plane
March, April, May, Oct, Nov, Dec
5 to 7 hours
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 2 Free Day in Kathmandu
Day 3 Kathmandu - Lukla (2800 m) by plane (30min) –Phakding
Day 4 Phakding - Namche Bazar (3446m)
Day 5 Namche Bazar: Rest and acclimatization day.
Day 6 Namche - Thame 3960m.
Day 7 Thame - (hiking to Sumdoor Peak and visiting Thame and Kyrok monastery)
Day 8 Trek Thame - Arya (4500m)
Day 9 Arya- hiking till Soum Nagh lake (4900m) and back to Arya
Day 10 Arya-Thame
Day 11 Thame - Khumjung village
Day 12 Khumjung - Monjo
Day 13 Monjo - Lukla
Day 14 Fly back to Kathmandu
Day 15 Departure
All Arrival and Departure transfer as per itinerary.
4 Nights Accommodation in 3 Star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
Transportation for Sightseeing at Monkey temple /entrance fee.
Domestic flight from Kathmandu – Lukla - Kathmandu.
13 Nights Lodge accommodation during the trek.
All 3 times meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Tea/ coffee during the trek.
A professional English speaking /Government licensed trekking Guide for the trekking part.
Domestic Airfare and airport TAX for the guide.
Necessary porter for the trekking part.
Insurance of the trekking staffs.
All necessary Trekking permits.
Sagarmatha National park entry fee.
Pasang Lhamu village municipality entry fee.
Farewell dinner with Nepali culture show.
SKA trekking duffle bag (for field use).
Nepal Visa fee. Can be obtained at the Kathmandu Airport upon arrival
Lunch and Dinner while in Kathmandu.
Hard, soft and all kinds of bottled drinks.
Your travel insurance covering (helicopter evacuation if needed from 5100m).
Other personal expenses. Charges for internet, phone calls, Laundry, Battery charging, hot shower.
Tips for Trekking staffs