April 4 Free day in Kathmandu.
April 5 Fly to Lukla. Trek 3 hours to overnight in a lodge in Monjo, at 9200', in the Dudh Khosi Valley.
April 6 Trek 5 hours up to Namche Bazaar, at 11,300'. Overnight in a lodge.
April 7 Acclimatization day around Namche. We'll hike 1000' up to the village of Khumjung, and return.
April 8 Trek 4 hours to camp in Thame, at 12,530.
April 9 A rest and acclimatization day in Thame to learn more about this interesting village.
April 10 Trek 5 hours to camp in Thongpo, at 14,000'.
April 11 Trek 5 hours to camp in Ngole, at 16,500'. We're now deep in the Bhote Khosi canyon.
April 12 A rest and acclimatization day in the deep canyon and lovely alpine meadows of Ngole.
April 13 Trek 6 hours up to camp on the Tesi Lapcha Pass, at 18,500'.
April 14 A day to practice alpine climbing techniques and to acclimatize for the climb.
April 15 Climb Parchamo, return to camp on the Tesi Lapcha.
April 16 A spare day for the ascent of Parchamo, in case of bad weather or conditions the day before.
April 17 Trek down to Thongpo.
April 18 Trek to Namche Bazaar. Overnight in a lodge.
April 19 Trek to Lukla. Overnight in a lodge.
April 20 Early morning flight out of Lukla back to Kathmandu. Transfer to our hotel. Celebratory dinner on the town.
April 21 Return flights to the USA