One can fly to Kathmadu and then take a flight for Lukla. From Lukla it is another 12-13 days trek to complete the trek and return back to Kathmandu. The trek route is well defined and there are luxurious lodges available all throughout the trek. This trek is also popular as a Tea house trek. It takes you through Namche Bazar the bustling village and other such villages hence, provides a great chance to know the local Nepali Sherpa culture.
For anyone who want to have a taste of mountaineering and trekking in Nepal, it is an ideal trek.
Some quick guide:
Maximum altitude: 5545 mt
Start point: Lukla
What to expect: Trekking at higher altitude, Steep climbing, Village life, Bird watching, Forests, Glacier walk, Moraines, Cold winds, views of eight thousand-ers.
Best time to visit: April-May
Fitness required: Extreme fitness as the trek includes daily treks for average 6 to 7 hours at Higher Altitude.