Day 1. Kathmandu - Jiri - Sivalaya : Transport by a local bus in the morning. The bus will travel east through the villages of Banepa, Lamosangu and Charikot. Crossing of the rivers Sunkosi and Tamakosi. We take the highway through Araniko to Sivalaya. 7 h bus ride.
Day 2. Sivalaya - Kinja : Climb to the top of the hill Deurali where there is a beautiful view of Gaurishanker and Nambur Himal, north and then down to a village Chetri, Tamang and Newari, called Bhandar. We will then continue along the Likhu River and continue to the left along the Likhukhola River. It will be an easy walk through the rice fields to Kinja, a small town where there is a market frequented by the Sherpas and Magars ethnic groups. 6 1/2 h walk.
Day 3. Kinja - Lamjura : Steep climb through terraced cornfields. Along the way we will see many heavily loaded local carriers. We will continue towards Sete, a hamlet of 4 to 5 houses. The climb continues then crosses the low alpine forest where we can take a break by taking tea in many stalls along the way. Possibility of having tea with yak milk. We continue the ascent to Lamjura, small commercial square for trekkers and local porters. Crossing a forest of white rhododendrons with many yaks. 6 1/2 h walk.
Day 4. Lamjura - Junbesi : Descent through the low alpine forest to Tactoor, a small Sherpa village. The rest of the march will take place in the middle of the meadows, without much effort. Discovery of a monastery not to be missed, just before Junbesi. The trail descends gently down to Junbesi, beautiful sherpa village with a school, a monastery impossible to circumvent. 4 h walk.
Day 5. Junbesi - Shengephuk : We will follow the valley to the north along the same river. It is an easy walk through sherpas villages to Tuptchencholing, a beautiful village with a very important Tibetan monastery. This monastery is called "Phunmoche" and is ruled by Tibetan Lamas. There are several caves of meditation. It is also a well known place for medicines and Tibetan therapy. This is an innovative discipline, many students are present and wish to become Lamas. Continue through a pine forest where you can observe varied vegetation and local fauna. 5 h walk.
Day 6. Shengephuk - Basa Khola : walk through an alpine forest, with magnificent views of the Himalayas in a beautiful landscape. 5 h and a half walk.
Day 7. Basa Khola - Dudhkunda : The trail passes through alpine forest consisting mainly of pine, rhododendron and fir. The climb will be through the ridge of the glaciers and through some Kharkas, a kind of mountain pasture, where the local population Rai and Sherpa mounts their cattle during the summer. We will climb up to Lake Dudhkunda located at an altitude of 4560 meters, at the foot of the Himal Nambur.
Day 8. Rest day and walk around the lake and along the glacier.
Day 9. Dudhkunda - Ringmo : Descent to the valley, observing the different types of vegetation and the lifestyle of the Sherpas concerneant including livestock. At the end of the day, we will cross the village of Taksindo, a beautiful Sherpa village, with a monastery and a superb panoramic view of the Everest chain, then descend through a birch forest to Ringmo, a small village surrounded Of terraced wheat crops. 6 h walk.
Day 10. Ringmo - Phaplu : A beautiful walk through an alpine forest with many trees, a slight descent to Beni where we will find the river we followed the go. Lunch. Easy walk to Phaplu. 5 h walk.
Day 11. Phaplu - Kathmandu : Flight back from Kathmandu to Phaplu