Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 1 & 2: Arrive Kathmandu (1,300m/4,300ft).
Relax, finalise arrangements and explore the infamous Thamel district of Kathmandu. It is a bustling hub of outdoor shops, souvenir shops, restaurants and cafes to suit your every need!
Talk by Adventurer, Holly Budge with Q&A.
Trek to Jambre
Day 03: Fly to Phaplu, trek to Biteahkarka
Day 04: Trek to Jambre
Trek to Village
Day 5 & 6: Trek to remote Sherpa Village, deep in the countryside.
Day 7 & 8: We will visit the local school to drop off our supplies, climb up a hill to see spectacular views of Everest without the crowds and eat locally produced food.
Visit Local School
This area was affected very badly by the earthquake in 2015. We will be visiting the local school to deliver supplies and spend time with the pupils. If you would like to teach a class or a workshop, or maybe a game of footie, let us know and we can arrange for this to happen.
Return to Phaplu
Day 9 & 10: Trek to Jambre, jeep to Phaplu
Day 11: Fly to Kathmandu
Day 12: Leave with great memories!
THE NITTY GRITTY.
Solo members are very welcome. Get ready to meet a bunch of friendly, like-minded people who share a passion for adventure and travel. By the very nature of these expeditions, friendships are made quickly and are cemented by the life changing experiences they provide.
You do need to have a fairly decent level of fitness for this trip as we will be doing a fair bit of hiking. We will stop for plenty of breaks but you need to be comfortable hiking for a full day (6+ hours) for multiple days. Prior to joining our expedition, please seek medical advice as well as medications for travel to Nepal. Read more…
Don’t panic if you don’t have all the equipment yet. We can help you buy or hire trekking gear, clothing and boots at affordable prices in Kathmandu. See our comprehensive equipment list for more details on what you need. Life in the mountains is without clutter; every piece of equipment has a role, every object has a place and thoughts have purpose. You don’t need to bring the kitchen sink!
The Himalayas is a wild place and the weather can rapidly change. At lower elevations, the temperatures can vary from around 27°c to -7°c . At higher elevations, the temperature can drop below -23°c . The wind is the most chilling factor and can be quite variable. Therefore, it’s important to be prepared for all possible weather conditions.
Travelling in wild or isolated areas carries inherent risks which can lead to injury or possibly death. Some of the trails can have steep sided drops, loose gravel and areas of slippery rock. For this expedition you will be required to obtain sufficient and appropriate insurance. Read more…