Trip Overview


The Thamserku Expedition is a thrilling and unforgettable adventure that takes you deep into the heart of the majestic Himalayas. Nestled in the Khumbu region of Nepal, Thamserku is one of the most revered mountains in the world, standing tall at 6,608 meters. This expedition offers a unique opportunity to conquer the mighty Thamserku while immersing yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the surrounding landscapes.

The Thamserku Expedition is an extraordinary opportunity to challenge yourself physically and mentally, to immerse yourself in the grandeur of the Himalayas, and to create an indelible bond with nature. It is an adventure that will leave you with a profound appreciation for the power and beauty of our planet’s most majestic peaks.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu [1345m/4411ft] and transfer to Hotel.

Our representative from Everest Expeditions Nepal will meet you at Tribhuvan International Airport on your arrival schedule. You will be greeted and then transferred to the hotel in the heart of Kathmandu city. Our staff will help you until the check-in procedure ends at Hotel. You can either have a rest at the Hotel. In the evening, join our welcome dinner program organized by Everest Expeditions Nepal.
Meals: BB Plan + Welcome Dinner

Day 02: Sightseeing and Climbing Preparation at Kathmandu

Click here for detailed information about World Heritage Sites of UNESCO in Kathmandu
We will spend our day sightseeing around some of the attractive world heritage sites within Kathmandu valley. Also, today we will complete all the necessary paper works and other preparations required for Thamserku Expedition with Everest Expeditions Nepal.
Note: It is not possible to visit all world heritage sites in Kathmandu within a day. So you can choose at least 3-4 places for day sightseeing.
Meals: BB Plan

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla [2800m/9184ft] & Trek to Phakding [2640m/8659ft]

After having breakfast at the hotel, we will be transferred to the domestic airport for an early morning scenic flight to Lukla. Lukla is the gateway to Khumbu and entire Everest region. After landing at Lukla we start our trek by following the trail that is a gradual uphill journey through the left bank of Dudh Koshi river. Our trail passes along several mani walls before arriving at Ghat. From there, our trail is a mixture of both uphill and downhill trekking towards Phakding.
Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar [3440m/11283ft]

After breakfast, we leave Phakding and cross a small stream before ascending to reach Bengar. Our trail from there comprises of several ups and downs. We will make a stop at Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park Service where the park entrance fee is collected. After registration at the National Park office, we will make a steep ascent to arrive at Namche Bazaar – The Sherpa Capital. We will spend one more day at Namche Bazaar for exploring and acclimatization.
Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 05: Acclimatization/ Rest day at Namche Bazaar.

Today we will take a rest day in Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and exploration. By now we have reached over 3000 meters above sea level. We will spend our day at Namche Bazaar discovering the Sherpa culture and exploring the busy market streets. Namche Bazaar is an extensive market town where there is always something to see. It is worth making an uphill hike to Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park Museum and the combined villages of Khunde and Khumjung.
Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Thamserku Base Camp [4960m/16268ft]

After spending good day acclimatization and exploration around Namche Bazaar, we will follow the trail that passes through Khumjung. From Khumjung, our trek continues through a beautiful forest filled with rhododendron, pine and birch trees to reach Phunke Tenga. From there we will follow a smaller trail that ascends gradually as we head towards a good campsite at 4,960 meters. Our Sherpa crew will set up the Base Camp and start making necessary preparations for further climbing.
Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 07-26: Climbing period Thamserku [6608m/21674ft] and back to Base Camp

We will spend several days for acclimatization and climbing training practices. Fully acclimatized and properly equipped with all the climbing equipment we will follow the guidance and footsteps of our experienced Sherpa climbing experts. Several camps will be set up above the base camp before attempting the main summit of Mt Thamserku. Taking weather conditions into consideration, we will overcome several technical sections and head towards the summit. Our long-awaited climb to the summit is rewarded with magnificent views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Pumori, Ama Dablam and other surrounding peaks in the Khumbu region. After spending short quality time at the summit of Mt Thamserku, we descend following the same route and head back to Base Camp.
Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 27: Trek from Thamserku Base Camp to Namche Bazaar

After successfully achieving the target – the summit of Mt Thamserku, we prepare ourselves for the return journey. Following the same trail back, we will retrace our steps and trek to reach back to Namche Bazaar. Feel free to roam around the inspiring town of Namche Bazaar. Also, there are plenty of Souvenir shops at Namche where you might find something interesting for your loved ones.
Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 28: Trek back to Lukla

Today is the last day of our trek. Leaving Namche Bazaar we will follow the trail that goes through Monjo to Lukla. We will descend passing through dense forest area filled with rhododendron, oak and pine trees. Our trek is a pleasant walk, except for few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote Koshi River crossing it three times. We will make a final uphill climb of approximately about forty -five minutes to reach back to Lukla.

Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 29: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu

Today we take an early morning flight from Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu. After landing at Kathmandu airport, you will be transferred to the hotel. You can either have rest at Hotel or pay a visit to attraction destination (world heritage sites of UNESCO) sites that weren’t possible on the second day of the trip. Walking around the busy streets of Kathmandu can be worth spending good time around Kathmandu city. In the evening we will celebrate the successful completion of Thamserku Expedition and have a final meal together before heading back to your own destination.
Meals: BB Plan + Farewell Dinner

Day 30: International Departure as per flight schedule

Our Airport Representative will drop you at the International Airport as per your flight schedule.
Meals: Breakfast

What’s included?

  • Airport Arrival Departure transfer as per mentioned in Itinerary
  • 4 Nights stay in Kathmandu with BB Plan
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu with an experienced city guide, all entrance fees and private vehicle
  • All essential ground transportation by Private Vehicle – as mentioned in Itinerary
  • Climbing permit for mount Mt. Thamserku Expedition
  • All essential Trekking permits and National Park fees
  • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu Flight
  • Tea House and Camping accommodation during Trekking and Climbing period
  • All meals – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during trekking and climbing period
  • Trekking Guide and well-experienced climbing guide Team
  • Required number of porters, and kitchen staff for camping
  • All essential camping equipment – Dining tent, toilet tent, store tent, table – chair for an expedition
  • Liaison officer
  • All staffs salary, foods, clothing and insurance
  • All essential climbing gears
  • Emergency oxygen-mask & regulator (need to pay as per usages)
  • Solar panel for batteries charging & lighting in base camp
  • Satellite Phone (Need to pay as per usages per minute)
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • All applicable TAX, VAT and necessary paperwork

What’s not included?

  • Personal Climbing gear
  • Your climbing insurance
  • Bar and Beverage bills
  • All personal nature expenses
  • TIPS for staffs
  • Refundable garbage deposit