The EVEREST TRAIL RACE (ETR) develops in one of the world's most spectacular scenery of the mountains, the Himalayas of Nepal. This country has the privilege of hosting within its boundaries 8 of the 14 peaks above 8000 meters that exist in the world, all in this colossal mountain range. This is the backdrop that sets the EVEREST TRAIL RACE (ETR).
Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Annapurna, Lothse ... besides Ama Dablam, Tamserku, Kangtega, Kongde, etc ... are part of the spectacular scenery of the race day. Part of the test coincides with the route of one of the most beautiful circuits of high mountain trekking can be done in Nepal, Buddhist monasteri es present along the route, and Sherpa culture and peoples that make up this route.
The organization of the EVEREST TRAIL RACE (ETR) has been designed specifically for accompanying, an itinerary that will allow them to enjoy this splendid landscape while living with runners and share some of the most exciting race moments.This program does not require a specific physical preparation that takes place below the range of 4000 m., Although a certain habit of walking in the mountains.
CITY OF ORIGIN / KATHMANDU
Departure from the airport of origin to go to Kathmandu. Overnight in flight.
Arrival in Kathmandu, reception at the airport by the Organization and transfer to hotel for Welcome, registration and disposition of the rooms. Night in hotel 4 *
Breakfast. Optional sightseeing tour at the Kathmandu Valley and the historic area of the capital. In the afternoon, technical and medical checks of the participants in the ETR and dinner by the organization. Not included beverages. Night in hotel 4 *
FLIGHT KATHMANDU /MANTHALI/ LUKLA (2850 m.). Trek to Phakding (2650 m.)
Very early morning transfer to Manthali airport ( aprox. 4h) for flight to Lukla (2850 m.) With a short flight of aprox. 15 minutes, that you can enjoy views of the mountains, according to weather conditions. We started the first day of trekking to Phakding, with an estimated duration of 4-5 hours. Full board and overnight in lodge
Phakding - Namche Bazaar (3440 m.)
Second day of trekking towards Namche Bazaar. Input Sagharmatha (Everest) National Park. This is an interesting journey through forests and mountains of greatmagnitude that will serve as an appetizer to what lies ahead the next day. Halfway there, and we can enjoy the first views of Everest (8848m), Nuptse (7879m) andLhotse (8383m). Subsequently, Namche Baazar reach the capital of the Khumbuvalley and the Sherpa country and important commercial center. The estimated duration of the phase is 5.30. Full board and overnight in lodge
Namche Bazaar - Tengboche (3867 m.)
Today we will make a route to the typical village of Phungi Tanga. Arrival to Tengboche and visit the emblematic Monastery.First views of Everest (8848), Lhotse (8383) and Ama Dablam (6856). Full Board and overnight in lodge
Tengboche - Khumjung (3780 m.)
Today's route goes through ther river of Dudh Kosi and then down to Mong Danda through Khumjung valley near of Khumbilaya. Full board and overnight in lodge.
Khumjung - Phakding (2650 m.)
In the morning, very early, downhill trek to Phakding, in time to be spectators of the finish line of the participants in the race and be the first encounter with the ETR runners. Full board and overnight in lodge along the entire organization and runners.
Phakding - Lukla
Trekking down to Lukla (2850 m.). Full board and overnight in lodge.
Today is the big day and we waiting at the Lukla arrival lof the ETR . Full board and overnight in lodge.
LUKLA / MANTHALI/ KATHMANDU
Fly back to Manthali and then transfer to Kathmandu, reception at airport and transfer to hotel. Free time.
Breakfast and free day in Kathmandu. In the afternoon awards ceremony and farewell dinner of the ETR, in charge of the organization.
Breakfast and, time previously set, transfer to airport to fly to the city of origin.