We’ll be up very early to get to the airport for the flight to Lukla. If the weather’s good and the gods are with us, we’ll get an early flight. We’re going from 1,400m to 2,860m (9,383 feet), a huge jump in altitude and the start of the acclimatisation process. The noise and pollution of the city is left behind and we walk into a world of lush greens, the bright white of steep mountain peaks and the deep blue of the Dub Kosi river below. Luggage bags are loaded onto the Naks and we walk to Phakding,2610m, listening to the rumble of the turning prayer wheels and sending our thoughts to the Gods.