Everest Monastery Trekking

Trip Overview

Tengboche Monastery (or Thyangboche Monastery), also known as Dawa Choling Gompa, in the Tengboche village in Khumjung in the Khumbu region of eastern Nepal is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery of the Sherpa community. Situated at 3,867 metres (12,687 ft), the monastery is the largest gompa in the Khumbu region of Nepal. It was built in 1916 by Lama Gulu with strong links to its mother monastery known as the Rongbuk Monastery in Tibet. In 1934, it was destroyed by an earthquake and was subsequently rebuilt. In 1989, it was destroyed for a second time by a fire and then rebuilt with the help of volunteers and international assistance.

Tengboche monastery is amidst the Sagarmatha National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site of “outstanding universal value”), draped with a panoramic view of the Himalayan Mountains, including the well-known peaks of Tawache, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku.

Tengboche is the terminus site of the “Sacred Sites Trail Project” of the Sagarmatha National Park that attracts large number of tourists for trekking and mountaineering. It is a circular trail that covers 10 monasteries in a clockwise direction terminating in the Tengboche Monastery.

History
Khumbu valley, where the monastery is, came under the influence of Buddhism about 350 years back. Ancient scriptures of Tibet refer to this valley along with Rowlang and Khanbalung valleys as sacred places. Lama Sangwa Dorje is referred to as the founder of the oldest monastery in Khumbu at Pangboche as well as many other small hermitages. His divine psychic knowledge and clairvoyant vision had prophesised suitability of establishing a monastery at Tengboche based on a footprint on a rock left by him while meditating.

However, the actual establishment of the monastery happened only during Ngawang Tenzin Norbu’s time; Norbu was considered Sangwa Dorje’s fifth incarnation. He had established a monastery at Rongbuk in Tibet on the northern face of Mt. Everest. He blessed Chatang Chotar, known as Lama Gulu, to found the Tengboche monastery at Tengboche village. As a result it got established at its present location in 1916. It is the first celibate monastery under the Nyingmapa lineage of the Vajrayana Buddhism. Many older village-level monasteries are close by.

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Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu: Pick up and transfer to the Hotel in kathmandu
Day 2 Kathmandu-Luckla- Phakding.3-4 hrs Visit Monastery in Phakding.
Day 3 Phakding- Namche(3440m). 5-6 hrs Visit Monastery in Namche.
Day 4 Namche- Thamo. 2-3 hrs. Visit Monastery in Thamo then back to Namche.
Day 5 Namche- Tengboche. 5-6 hrs. Visit Tengboche Monastery.
Day 6 Tengboche- Monju. Visit Local Monastery around. 4-5 hours
Day 7 Monju- Luckla. Visit Monastery at Luckla. 4-5 hrs.
Day 08 Extra Day for bad weather of Luckla flight
Day 09 Morning flight to Kathmandu. 35 minutes flight.
Day 10 Departure to your own destination.

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Trip Start Date Trip End Date Cost Status Booking
September 15, 2017 August 24, 2017 US $900 Book
October 5, 2017 October 14, 2017 US $900 Book
October 20, 2017 October 29, 2017 US $900 Book
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Trip Includes

  •  Airport pick-up and drop-off
  •  Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu.
  •  Sightseeing Around Kathmandu with Experience Tour Guide
  •  Farewell Dinner.
  •  Accommodation during the trek- Tea House Lodge
  •  Experience, Government Licensed English-speaking Guide
  •  Porters : 2 clients 1 porter in Group
  •  Domestic Airfare/ Ktm-Luckla-Ktm. Airport Tax
  •  All your standard Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking.
  •  Trekkers information management system(TIMS) card
  •  Sagarmatha National Park fees.
  •  Entrance & monument fees at during sightseeing places.
  •  Trekking equipment including sleeping bags
  •  Staff insurance, medication and equipment,First Aid Kit
  •  Rescue arrangements for our clients
  •  All Govt. and Local Taxes
  •  Trekking Certificate from Destination Unlimited.

Trip Excludes

  •  International airfares
  •  Travel/trekking insurance
  •  Nepal entry visa fees.
  •  Mountain rescue charges or insurance
  •  Bottled drinks on trek (cold and alcoholic) and Hot Drinks
  •  Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
  •  Additional food or drink on trek in addition to three standard meals
  •  Personal expenses, Emergency Expenses, road blocked, snackes, desert.etc
  •  Tips, Hot Showers

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