Day 01-02: Drive from Kathmandu to Hille via Dharan and Dhankuta by overnight bus. It takes about 16 hours. You camp for the night.
Day 03: Trek from Hille to Mangmaya which takes about six and half hours. The trek starts with gentle ascent and moves along flat trail through the jungle of pine and rhododendron trees. You camp for the night.
Day 04: Trek from Mangmaya to Surtibari which takes about six hours. The trail passes by the side of a river which is a gentle flat trail with some small descents. You camp for the night.
Day 05: Trek from Surtibari to Tumlingtar takes about six and half hours. The trail starts with an adventurous action of hanging ropeways over the river. The trail then will ascend about 2 hours. This is a small town with an airstrip. Here you will find a market, some government administrative offices and some tea houses. You camp for the night.
Day 06: Trek from Tumlingtar to Maney Bhanjyang takes about five and half hours. The trail ascends all the way through forests of rhododendrons and sal trees and en route you will pass a few villages. Maney Bhanjyang is a ridge inhabited by some people. You camp for the night.
Day 07: Trek from Maney Bhanjyang to Chilchile (1830m) takes about five hours. The trail continues to ascend through forests of rhododendrons and sal trees for about three hours until you begin to walk over a flat trail to arrive to Chilchile. This is a small village mainly inhabited by Gurungs but there are other communities as well. There is a government school where locals send their children along with some good tea houses. You camp for the night.
Day 08: Trek from Chilchile to Num (1500 m) takes about four and half hours. The trail ascends for about 2 hours and then descends to follow a path along a small perennial river to then walk on a flat trail for about 1 hour to reach Num. Num is a beautiful village with many tea houses and telephone booths.
Day 09: Trek from Num to Seduwa (1510 m) takes about four and half hours. The trail descends steeply for about 2 and half hours until a big river named Neguwa Khola. The trail passes over a suspension bridge and then ascends through forests and a few traditional villages. People of this area are mainly engaged in agriculture and the crops grown here are paddy, millet, potatoes and vegetables depending upon the season. There is a check post and local office of the Makalu Conservation Area. You camp for the night.
Day 10: Trek from Seduwa to Tashigaon (2070 m) takes about four hours. The trail slightly ascends but the major part of the trail is flat and easy through the bushes. Tashigaon, surrounded by verdant forest, is a big sherpa village. You find prayer flags fluttering in sky in and around the village. The camping spot in this village is really praiseworthy. You camp for the night.
Day 11: Rest day at Tashigaon for acclimatization. You camp for the night.
Day 12: Trek from Tashigaon to Khongma la (3560 m) takes about six hours. The trail ascends throughout the day and you will walk through forest of Rhododendrons and Sal trees until you reach your destination. Kongma la is a ridge with only one tea house. This is also a perfect place for camping. You camp for the night.
Day 13: Trek from Khongma la to Mumbuk (3550 m) takes about six and half hours. The trail ascends until you reach a beautiful lake named “Kalo Pokhari” at the height of (4004 m). You then go downhill until you reach Mumbuk. It is a camping spot surrounded by green forests. You camp for the night.
Day 14: Trek from Mumbuk to Yangle Kharka (3600 m) takes about four and half hours. The trail today is a bit adventurous and strenuous. The trail passes for about 3 hours through a landscape which is very prone to landslides. The Barun river adds more dimensions to the trail with its spectacular views of Mt. Tutse (Peak 6) 6739 m, and Peak 7 (6185 m). You camp for the night.
Day 15: Trek from Yangle Kharka to Yak Kharka (4810 m) takes about five and half hours. The trail ascends through the grassland and forest. You can enjoy views of the majestic peaks such as the Mt. Tutse (Peak 6) 6739 m, Peak 7 (6185 m), Isuwa La (5340 m) and many unnamed mountains and peaks. Yak Kharka is a grazing field and you camp overnight here.
Day 16: Trek from Yak Kharka to Hillary Base Camp (Makalu Base Camp) takes about six and half hours. Early part of the trek is flat and then it ascends until the Hillary Base Camp. En route, you pass along rocky glacier path. You will be enchanted by the panoramic views of Mt. Makalu, Mt. Tutse (Peak 6) 6739 m, Kali Himal, Mt. Makalu II etc. You camp for the night.
Day 17: Rest at Makalu Base Camp. You will enjoy the whole day in the base camp where you continue to enjoy thespectacular views of different mountains and peaks like Mt. Makalu (8463 m), Baruntse (7152 m), Kali Himal (6985 m), Chamlang (7390 m), Makalu II (7640 m), etc. You can also hike to Baruntse Base Camp. You camp for the night.
Day 18: Trek from Makalu Base Camp to Baruntse East Col. You camp for the night.
Trek from Baruntse East Col to Sherbani Col. You camp for the night.
Day 20: Trek from Sherbani Col to Baruntse West Col. You camp for the night.
Day 21: Trek from Baruntse West Col to Hinku Pokhari. You camp for the night.
Day 22: Trek from Hinku Pokhari to Mingbola Base camp (Glacier Camp). You camp for the night.
Day 23: Trek from Mingbola Base camp to Mingbola Pass (5817m.)- Next Base Camp of Mingbo La. You camp for the night.
Trek from Mingbo La Base Camp to Pangboche. You camp for the night.
Day 25: Trek from Pangboche to Namche bazaar takes about five and half hours. You start downhill trekking for one hour and then cross a suspension bridge you continue your trek over flat and ascending path through forests until Tyangboche. This is an excellent view point as you can see the panoramic views of Mount Everest, Ama Dablam, Tawache peak, Lhotse and Tyangboche. Following through rhododendron forests, you trek over a descending path until reaching Phunki Tanga. There are some tea houses here and you have a possibility of seeing musk deer in and around the area. You then trek uphill for two hours until Sanasa. There are three diversified paths here, one heading to Gokyo, another to Khumjung and the third one goes to Namche in one hour. You head for Namche and camp for the night.
Day 26: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2886 m.) takes about six hours. The last day of your trek leads from Namche Bazaar via Monjo to Lukla. The trek is pleasant, except for few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote- Koshi River crossing it three times. The last uphill climb of 45 minutes will bring you to Lukla for your overnight stay.
Day 27: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu which takes 30 minutes. You take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu.