Half acclimatization trek of Marathon route

The price is shown for 1 pax (the rate per person in 2 pax will be $2110).

This package includes a little shorter acclimatization, but still enough to explore the route and enjoy the Himalayan trek before the Marathon. It is intended both for the Marathon runners and for spectators.

The package starts when you step on Nepali land and includes taking care of you in Kathmandu, then 10-day acclimatization in Everest region with exploring the route you are going to run, registration on the Marathon and all Marathon program, coming back to Kathmandu and taking you to the airport.

  • Duration: 17 days (24 Sep to 10 Oct)
  • Max elevation: 5340 m
  • Activity: trekking
  • Best time: 5 october!

Included

  • All airport transfers
  • Accommodation in KTM in Aria Boutique Hotel & Spa or Royal Penguin Boutique hotel on a double basis with breakfast
  • Domestic flight tickets
  • National Park entry fee
  • Accommodation (in lodges along the way)
  • Food – 3 meals/day (provided from the menu)
  • A good English speaking Sherpa guide & required porter/porters
  • Essential trekking equipment (trekking sticks, sleeping bags, dawn jackets, drinking water bottles, rain poncho)
  • Insurance

Not Included

  • Registration fee ($75)
  • Lunch & dinner during stay in Kathmandu
  • All bar bills, laundry, tips
  • Emergency rescue
  • Any extra cost due to weather or political problem

Brief Itinerary

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Day 1 (24 Sep):

Arrival in Kathmandu (1315m)

Day 2 (25 sep):

Flight Kathmandu - Lukla (2840m) then trek to Phakding (2800m): 2 hrs

Day 3 (26 sep):

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m): 6-7 hrs

Day 4 (27 sep):

Acclimatization trek from Namche to Khumjung (3800) and back

Day 5 (28 sep):

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Dhole (4110m): 6-7 hrs

Day 6 (29 sep):

Trek from Dhole to Gokyo (4790m): 5 hrs

Day 7 (30 sep):

Ascent of Gokyo Ri (5360m) and rest

Day 8 (1 oct):

Trek from Gokyo to Lungdhen (4380) through Renjo Pass

Day 9 (2 oct):

Trek from Lungden to Namche

Day 10 (3 oct):

Rest in Namche Bazaar

Day 11 (4 oct):

Rest day, sleep

Day 12 (5 oct):

03 am - start time, 10 pm - finish time (closing)

Day 13 (6 oct):

Sleep, rest in Namche Bazaar

Day 14 (7 oct):

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2840m): 6-7 hrs

Day 15 (8 oct):

Lukla - Kathmandu (1300m): 30 min flight

Day 16 (9 oct):

Day in Kathmandu (in case extra day is needed)

Day 17 (10 oct):

Departure

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