Day 1: Kathmandu - Lukla - Phakding
Early in the morning you meet up with the group and head to the airport for your flight to Lukla. This is an approximately 45 minutes flight with incredible mountain views north to the Himalayan Range. After meeting the crew in Lukla, you head up the Dudh Koshi River Valley on a well-marked trail to Phakding.
Trekking time: approx. 4 hours
Heights: Kathmandu 1350m, Lukla 2840m; Phakding 2600m
Overnight in tea house.