Everest Kondge Luxury Trek - 9 Days

Kondge Ridge

Trip Overview

Everest Kondge Luxury Trek is a unique trek in the Everest region of Nepal. A 9-day adventure, Everest Kondge Luxury Trek is a perfect option for you if you are interested in exploring the Everest region in a short time. Rest at luxury lodges and immerse in the local lifestyle and culture of Sherpa people.

Everest Kondge Luxury Trek takes you to a panoramic ridgeline that offers breathtaking views of Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam. The trail to Kongde and Farak Ri passes through the beautiful Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar, where you will rest and acclimatize for a day.

Traverse through rhododendron forest, cross high suspension bridges and revel in the beauty of Everest and some other highest mountains in the world. The constant backdrop of the majestic mountains, prayer flags, and chortens will be some of the fantastic experiences for you. Besides, the beautiful people in the Everest region bestow warm hospitality for your pleasant and wonderful stay.

Everest Kondge Luxury Trek Route

Everest Kondge Luxury Trek 9 days includes 7 days of trekking through a legendary trekking trail in the Everest region.

Everest Kondge Luxury Trek starts with an early morning flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. The same day, you will trek to Phakding. Continue through a well-marked trail, and in a few hours, you will be in Phakding. The next day, you will trek for 5-6 hours to reach Namche Bazaar.

Cross several high suspension bridges over the Dudh Kosi River and catch the first glimpses of Mount Everest. Remember that you will spend another day in Namche Bazaar for acclimatization.

Further, you’ll continue the trail to Thame, and on the 5th day, you’ll reach Kongde. The (new) trail to Kongde offers stunning views of Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam. Hike to Farak Ri to enjoy some of the best views in the Everest region.

After spending two nights in Kongde, you will retrace your steps back to Lukla. On the final day, fly back to Kathmandu and end your adventure.

Everest Kondge Luxury Trek Difficulty

Everest Kondge Luxury Trek is an easy to moderate trek suitable for anyone. Anyone in good health and with no experience can opt for this trek.

The highest elevation of Kongde trek is 5,000m at Farak Ri. On normal days, you will walk for about 4-5 hours and on a challenging day, 6-7 hours is the maximum trekking hours. The well-designed itinerary entails 2 acclimatization day. Join us for an amazing adventure to Kongde.

Everest Kondge Luxury Trek Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1

Fly Kathmandu to Lukla (2,840m/9,318ft)
Trek to Phakding (2,610m/8,563ft)
Duration: 35 minutes flight, 3-4 hours (8 km) trek

Day 2
Day 2

Trek to Namche Bazar (3,440m/11,286ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hours (10.5 km) trek

Day 3
Day 3

At Namche Bazaar: Acclimatization Day (3,440m/11,286ft)

Day 4
Day 4

Trek to Thame (3,820m/12,539ft)
Walking distance: 4-5 hours (8.5 km) trek

Day 5
Day 5

Trek to Kongde (4,250m/13,940ft)
Walking distance: 6-7 hours (10 km) trek

Day 6
Day 6

Rest Day at Kongde (4,250m/14,469ft)
Hike to Farak Ri (5,000m)
Walking distance: 3-4 hours (4.5 km) trek

Day 7
Day 7

Trek to Phakding (2,610m/8,563ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hours (9 km) trek

Day 8
Day 8

Trek to Lukla (2840m/9,318ft)
Walking distance: 3-4 hours (8 km) trek

Day 9
Day 9

Fly Lukla to Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft)
Duration: 35 minutes flight

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Everest Kondge Luxury Trek

Trip Facts

  • Trekking & Hiking
  • Moderate to Difficult
  • 5,000m/16,404ft
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 1-12

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