In Lukla, we meet and join our Sherpa staff, load the yaks and begin the ascent to base camp. Our first day is an easy walk to lush environs of Phakding, located on the Dudh Kosi river. Hiking time: 3 hours
Starting point : Lukla (Altitude: 2835m/9290ft.
End point : Phakding Phakding (Altitude:2620m/8600ft.)
Distance: 6.4 km./4 miles
Hiking time: 3-4 hours