We planned a resting day in Namche to help with our acclimatization. I have read the rule of ascending no more than 1000 feet a day in order to acclimatize. While I appreciate the cautious nature of this recommendation, I also imagine whoever wrote this rule must got really bored climbing mountains.
First day of our trek in Nepal: flight to Lukla, one of the most dangerous airports in the world. It’s built on a hillside surrounded by foggy mountains.
Here’s our actual itinerary on this trek. It was revised a few times during the trip as we slowly figured out the capacity of our bodies in this altitude.
Interested in a trip to the Himalayas yourself. Here’s what you need to know about the accommodations you get on this trip.