Everest High Passes Trek Itinerary - Trekking in Nepal, Tour in Nepal, Climbing In Nepal

Everest High Passes Trek ItineraryPublished On: January 30th, 2018



Day-01:Arrival in Kathmandu (1345 meters).
Arriving Kathmandu meets you at the airport, transfer you to the hotel free time explore Thamel.

Day-02:Sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley.
After staff meeting, Trip brefing and with our professional tour guide we visit Around Kathmandu. Rest of the time you can use for travelling around Thamel and buying needed equipment and other necessaries.

Day-03:Flight from KTM – Lukla (2860m). Trek to Phakding (2652m) 4hrs.
After having a 35 minutes flight to lulkla you start your trek and following a gentle climb up the mountain side on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi River. One the way you will have a view of Kusum Kangaru, Mt Kwondge and you will pass a few tea houses and Mani walls.

Day-04:Phakding to Namche (3,440m) -6-7 hrs.
Beginning with a slight climb to Jhorsalle, the trail passes a waterfall. All day, we pass villages interspersed with magnificent forest- rhododendron, giant firs and superb mountains views. A steep climb up to the beautiful village of Namche Bazaar (3440m).

Day-05:Acclimatization day in Namche.
Acclimatization is most important before proceeding to a higher elevation. It is therefore recommended that you take a short days hike to Thame, Khunde or Khumjung or relax and explore the sherpa culture of Namche.

Day-06:Namche Bazzar to Thame (3820m). 5hrs.
Thame is at the end of Khumbu Valley and iconic value of Thame is its terrain the people which are untouched by the effects of modern civilization. During the working we will past a large a large array of prayer flags, Chorten and the carved mani stones.


Day-07:Thame to Lungdeng (4500m) 5 hrs.
Mostly up hill, the trails pass by many old, walled Sherpa villages. During the walking you can observe varieties of plants and animals with unique Sherpa culture. We can probable also share the trail with Tibetan Yak Canavans, trading en route to and from Namche to Tibet with the villagers. We will stay in simple lodge at Lungden.


Day-08:Rest day and explore around.
Today we can go for visit at Nakpa Valley, which falls on the old trade route to Tibet. Hiking to Darkyachhulung Peak. Visiting Marlung sacred site of warfield. Hiking to Lake Cho Relmo, Back to stay in Lungden at very simple guest house.


Day-09:Lungden – Renjola Pass (5415m) – Gokyo Lake.7-8 hours
Today the walking will be about 6 hours to reach the Gokyo lake by crossing Renjo La pass (5415m), the trail often follow steeply ups and down with sandy ridge. We will crosses frozen stream, and walking through dramatic rock, we will past several yak kharkas and twin Renjo Lakes, the view from the top is incredible, you can have studding view of 7000 to 8000 metes peaks all around including Kalapathar, Tengboche Monastery, chola glaciers and many more. Overnight at Gokyo lake.


Day-10:Gokyo Lake explore around.
The excursion to the Gokyo peak usually starts early in the morning. The climb is quite steep first 30 minutes, it will take you an hour to reach the top with its traditional prayer flags. From where you will have a magnificent view of highest peaks, from the west to east are Cho you (8,153m), Gyachung Kang (7,922m), Everest ( 8848m), Lhotse (8,501m) and further way Makalu, On the way to descent you can enjoy, superb view of Gokyo Lake.


Day-11:Gokyo Lake to Thangnak. 3 hours
we will cross Gokyo glacier, about 4 hour walking down to Thangnak. (4700m).


Day-12:Cho-La crossing- Dzongla. 7-8 hours
The trek through Cho La Pass (5,330m), while this is a rather difficult route, requires some mountaineering experience and well equipped. We suggest bringing warm clothing and some extra food. The pass is not difficult but it is steep and involves a glacier crossing. There are no technical problems and there is a trail in the rocks besides the icefall.


Day-13:Dzongla to Lobuche 4 hours.
about 4 and half hour slowly working to Lobuche (4910m) on the way you can see Dughla Lake.


Day-14:Lobuche to Gorakshep (5,140m) than kalapattar (5545m) 7-8 hours
The trail from Lobuche follows the grassy ablation valley with great views of Pumori then crosses tributary glaciers to reach the dry lake bed of Gokrakchep. After having a lunch in Gorakshep, we then climb the 5545m Kala Patthar for incredible views of Everest and Everest base camp and back to Gorakchep.


Day-15:Gorekshep to Everest Base Camp and back to Lobuche. 6-7 hours
Early morning we walk to Everest Base Camp, visit base camp area and work down to Lobuche.


Day-16:Lobuche to – Khongma La Pass (5535m) than Chukung 8-9 hours.
longest and difficult past pass Khongma la than Chhukung (4900m) 8/9 hrs, today will be the longest and difficult day.


Day-17:Chhukung to Tengboche. 5-6 hours
From Chhukung we descend the valley of the Imja Khola, trek through the village of Dingboche with its stone walled potatoe fields, down alpine pastures through the kharkas of Tsura, Orsho and Shomare to the village of Pangboche, the highest year round settlement in the valley. The Pangboche Gompa (monastery) is the oldest in the Khumbu and once used to boast the skull and hand of a Yeti, (stolen in 1991).


Day-18:Tengboche to Namche. 4-5 hours
From Tengboche the trail drops sharply down to the Dudh Kosi and the village of Phunki, where we cross the river, and up toward Namche Bazaar, winding high above the river with views north towards Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse.


Day-19:Namche to Lukla. 7 hurs
Even though is all downwards the impact of the slopes tend to have a huge effect on the knees and after trekking for so many days people start to get tired, a very good tip use trekking poles for this section it will help you. Once we reach Lukla it is time to party, last night at Himalaya.


Day-20:Lukla – Kathmandu by flight hotel.
After having your breakfast it is time to board your flight back to Kathmandu, upon arrival we will pick you up at the airport and take your back to your Hotel.


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Transfer to airport for onward journey!