Tengboche Monastery Trek
Tengboche Monastery is Largest Buddhist Gompa of Everest region. Tengboche Monastery is the biggest and old Monastery in the Everest region which is built in 1916 AD by Lama Gulu on a hill at the confluence of the Dudh Koshi and the Imja River at 3870-meter altitude, Tengboche Monastery is situated on the way to Everest Base Camp, Lobuche and Island Peak, one of the special festival it held Mani Rimdu festival during the tenth lunar month of the Tibetan calendar every year November for nineteen days.
Beauty of Tengboche
During the spring season hill slopes around Tengboche are covered with flowering Rhododendrons and offer wonderful mountain balcony views, Tengboche Monastery is popular trekking in the Khumbu region for beginner trekkers, the route of this trekking crosses Dudh Kosi River and further climb leads to the Tengboche Monastery after Namche Bazaar.
Tengboche Monastery Trek starts with the sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley, Next day fly to the Lukla Tenzing-Hillary Airport Lukla, pass by some Sherpa villages like Chheplung and Ghat to reach up to the Phakding where we stay for the accommodation then we heading into a high altitude area Namche.
To reach Namche we should pass through the Sagarmatha Park entrance Manju villages, walk along the river, cross bridges and ascend to the Namche. We take an altitude acclimatisation rest day in Namche. Afterwards, we do a short steep climb, pass some traditional Sherpa villages, descend to the Dudh Kosi River, cross 2 bridges Phungi tanga and ascend to the Tengboche Monastery. The snow-capped peak of Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Mt Everest can be seen, Lhotse and Many more Mountain View see from the Monastery.
Visit Tengboche Monastery surrounded by satellite dwelling, have the oddly mediaeval appearance and provides beautiful vistas of mountains and other nature’s beauty which can’t describe in words. From Tengboche Monastery we return back to the Lukla from the same route but we stay in Khumjung and Monjo rather than in Namche and Phakding. Khumjung is also known as hidden valley which is situated on the hill behind the Namche Bazaar. From Khumjung, hike to the Monjo and Lukla.
Day to Day Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive international airport in Kathmandu and transport to selected hotel bit out of Thamel, 3*** categories on BB basis.
Day 02: Full day Kathmandu Valley sightseeing with professional tour guide
Day 03: Fly to Lukla early in the morning (2827 meters. 35 minutes) and trek to Phakding (2640 meters. 3 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 meters. 6/7 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge
Day 05: Explore Everest View Hotel to see Mount Everest and visit Khumjung Sherpa Village
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3867m) It takes between 5 and 7 hr 6/7 hours walking) evening time visit monastery at Puja time, stay overnight at Lodge
Day 07: Trek to Khumjung (3790m) 4 to 5 hr. We pass through forest, small settlement villages and make small ups and down to reach Khumjung which is beautiful Sherpa village which is located inside the Sagarmatha National Park
Day 08: Trek Back to Monjo (2835m) 6/7 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge
Day 09: Trek back to Lukla (4 ½ hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge
Day 10: Fly back to Kathmandu early in the morning (35 minutes) and stay overnight at hotel
Day 11: Departure Day in your home country. We will provide you transport to international Tribhuvan airports.
Equipment for Tengboche Monastery Trek
Recheck your Equipment after planning to Tengboche Trekking, Make sure you have enough gear to be warm and comfortable but without overloading. Usually, you will experience warm days and cold nights depending on altitude and the time of year.
For footwear, best walking boots with suitable ankle support that have been worn-in prior to the trek, and which are waterproof, warm socks, Gaiters for the winter season, loose casual trousers, Thermal Leggings, a Long skirt for women, trousers, and Waterproof Trousers.
For body Selection of T-shirts, and long sleeved shirts, preferably not cotton, Thermal shirt, warm shirt, possibly Fleece, Fleece jacket or warm wool jumper. Windproof, waterproof outer higher altitudes, Down jacket Down Sleeping Bag (optional for cold nights & mornings; can be hired or buy in Kathmandu cheaply) and for head and hand, Wool or fleece hat, or balaclava. Hat or cap for sun protection while trekking, Sunglasses or goggles, Warm gloves.