Sherpa Culture Trek

Sherpa Culture Trek

Trip Details
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: As Per Itinerary
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: As Per Itinerary
  • Group Size: 2-12 pax
  • Max Elevation: 3,985 m
  • Best Season: Spring & Autumn


  • A scenic flight from Kathmandu will take you to Lukla, the starting point of the trek
  • Trek through Sagarmatha National Park, home to numerous species of vegetation and wildlife
  • Explore Namche Bazar and visit Sherpa Culture Museum & Everest Photo Gallery
  • Trek through picturesque remote villages
  • Observe the daily lifestyle and rich culture of the Sherpa community
  • Visit ancient monasteries like Tengboche monastery, Pangboche monastery, and Khumjung monastery
  • Witness breath-taking sceneries and panoramic views of the Himalayan mountain along the trail

Sherpa Culture Trek is a special venture in the Khumbu region that takes you very close to the Sherpa community and their ancient cultural heritage. It is a perfect trek for beginners or family and corporate holidays. The trail goes through picturesque mountain villages and dense forests of rhododendron, pine, juniper, fir, and several other vegetation. Likewise, along the way, you can see several exotic birds and Himalayan wildlife. Not gaining too much altitude like Everest Base Camp Trek or Gokyo Ri Trek, Sherpa Culture Trekking presents marvelous views of the Himalayas.

Introduction to Sherpa Culture lets you observe the daily lifestyle of Sherpas, their practices, and beliefs. You will visit the oldest and the biggest monastery of the Khumbu region, the Tengboche monastery. Likewise, you will also get to explore other gompas like the Pangboche monastery, Khumjung monastery, etc. Along the Sherpa Culture Trek route, you will pass by many stupas, chortens, prayer wheels, and prayer flags. This trek not only offers adventure but also adds an immense zest of sacredness to the journey.

Enjoying breath-taking views of the world's highest mountain, Mt. Everest (8,848 m), and other Himalayan mountains like Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623 m), Mt. Khumbila (5,761 m), Mt. Kusum Kanguru (6,367 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,188 m), etc. Similarly, you will get to see spectacular landscapes as well. Trekking through the Sagarmatha National Park, you will cross numerous streams and suspension bridges to reach Namche Bazar. It is the tourist hub of the Everest region. The trail from here gradually ascends towards Khumjung village via Thame. The trail then passes by Phortse and Pangboche to take you to Tengboche village. Further, following a downhill path, you descend back to Namche Bazar and continue trekking to Lukla.

Sherpa Culture Trek 14 Days is an amazing trek that takes you far away from the chaos of the city to the tranquil Himalayas. You will get adequate time to indulge in the gorgeous views and unwind. As the trail moves further towards the end, you will learn how simple life can be so fulfilling and satisfying. The memories you will make on Sherpa Culture Trek will stay with you forever. To know more about Sherpa Culture Trek Cost or any information related to the package, contact us anytime.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300 m)
  • Day 2Sightseeing and preparation for the trek
  • Day 3Fly to Lukla (2,800m) then trek to Phakding (2,652m); 40 min flight & 3-4 hours trek
  • Day 4Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m); 5-6 hours
  • Day 5Acclimatization day
  • Day 6Namche Bazaar to Thame (3,736m); 5 - 6 hours
  • Day 7Thame to Khumjung (3,786m); 5 hours
  • Day 8Khumjung to Phortse (3,542m); 5 hours
  • Day 9Phortse to Pangboche (3,985m); 4-5 hours
  • Day 10Pangboche to Tengboche (3,864m); 2 hours
  • Day 11Tengboche to Namche Bazaar; 5-6 hours
  • Day 12Namche Bazaar to Lukla; 6-7 hours
  • Day 13Fly to Kathmandu
  • Day 14Final departure
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