Lower Solukhumbu - Bhudidanda
Highlights of the Trekking
- Magnificent views of Himalayas and of green valleys.
- Trekking through the beautiful rhododendron forests.
- Lifestyle of authentic Sherpa and Rai villages.
Lower Solukhumbu Bhudidanda Trekking is probably the most diversified and scenic trekking route of Everest region. It is categorized under short trekking route and off the beaten paths of Everest Trekking routes. Therefore, one can find true identity of people residing in locality along with natural beauty beyond imagination. For those who don’t want to risk their lives during high altitude trekking, this could be their best way to explore Mt. Everest region. The place is enigma of astounding perspectives of Himalayas, forests and hills. Amalgamated with the multiethnic people’s culture and traditions the place is really current example of rural Nepal.
Most travelers who perform Lower Solukhumbu Bhudidanda Trekking is for voluntary purpose as well. Most of the porters and support crew members of Khumbu region trekking are from these parts of Solukhumbu district of Nepal. Even if the tourism is flourishing in much promised trail of Everest Base these places are overlooked. Journey starts after landing at seasonal airport of Kangel Danda. From this place travelers will find the way to reach Lukla passing by two high passes i.e. Surke La and Narkong La. The highest altitude trekkers will reach is at the top of Narkung La Pass which measures 3161 m. The trekking can also be considered as luxury walking holiday. With less hours of walking reuired trekkers can have majestic view of Numbur Cheese Himal, Everest and many more. Get ready for the euphoric trekking at the alternative sites of Khumbu. Witness yourselves the villages of Sherpa and Porters of Everest trekking in their own houses doing daily chores of work. Trekkers don’t need to take the same route to end the trip rather they will travel to Lukla. The flight from most adventurous airport of the world is quite an aspect to remember for rest of your life.
Lower Solukhumbu Bhudidanda according to our experience and field research is collection of mountain vistas, nature’s safari, spiritual and rejoicing. During months of spring and autumn it is considered as the best time to trek lower Solukhumbu. Book now and don’t miss out on great travel experience ever put forwarded by Unique Adventure International.
Day 01 : Meeting upon arrival at Kathmandu International airport by our representative, transfer to hotel
Day 02 : Flight to Kangel Danda - trek to Bhudidanda (1800 m) 5 hours walk, overngiht at guesthouse
Day 03 :Trek to Bung (1677 m), 6 hours walk, overngiht at guesthouse
Day 04 : Trek to Khiraule (2535 m), 3 hours walk, overngiht at guesthouse
Day 05 : Trek to Sibuche (2800 m) via Surke La/Charakot Pass (3070 m). 5 hours walk, overngiht at guesthouse
Day 06 : Trek to Paiya (2767 m) via Narkung La/Chaduk La (3161 m) and Kari La (3059 m), 5.30 hours walk, overngiht at guesthouse
Day 07 : Trek to Lukla (2840 m), 4 hours walk, overngiht at guesthouse
Day 08 : Fly to Kathmandu, 30 minutes flight, overnight at hotel
Day 09 : Sightseeing at Kathmandu valley (Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath, Bouddhnatah), overnight at hotel
Day 10 : Transfer to airport, departure onward destination.
Recommended Gear Lists:
- Good wind/rain jacket
- Warm fleece jacket or jersey
- Good boots, either light-weight trekking boots or light full leather boots
- Good -20 Sleeping bag (which can be rented or buy in Kathmandu)
- A comfortable day pack, preferably with a waistband.
- Fleece jacket or pullover
- Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
- Down vest and/or jacket (optional)
- Lightweight gloves
- Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
- Sun hat or scarf
- Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
- Sunglasses with UV protection
- Hiking shorts
- Lightweight cotton long pants
- Light and expedition weight thermal bottom
- Fleece or wool pants
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
- Thin, lightweight inner socks
- Thick, warm wool hiking socks
- Hiking boots with spare laces
- Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Other necessary equipment:
- Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
- Small pad or combination lock-to-lock trek bag
- Basic First Aid Kit (We also provide comprehensive first aid medical kit and Oxymeter)
- Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag
- Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
- Water bottles (2 bottles recommended)
- Small wash towel
We would like you to know that although we try to follow the program given above, at times local trails or weather conditions may compel us to make slight changes if necessary. The itinerary may also vary slightly subject to our trekkers' acclimatization rates. This odyssey goes into untamed territory above the timberline, so we seek to request maximum flexibility if and when required for the safety of your trip and your life. Thank you so much for your understanding. We value your precious life.