Everest High Passes
Your Chance to
- Complete the classic trek through the Himalaya
- Admire Mt Everest from Kala Pattar (5545m)
- Explore Nepal's capital city, Kathmandu
At a Glance
- 3 nights standard hotels, 12 nights teahouses 12 days point-to-point walking with full porterage
- Between 6 and 8 hours walking per day
- Altitude maximum 5545m, average 3900m
- All breakfastsAll accommodation (see
- below)All listed transport and activitiesTour
- leader throughoutFlights from London (if
- booking incl. flights)Arrival and departure transfers
What's not Included
- Travel insurance
- Single accommodation (available on request from GBP75 - Kathmandu only)
- Visas or vaccinations
Gear up to take the adventure of a lifetime, trekking to the ultimate trails to Everest high passes. The thrilling high passes trek will take you at the foothills of the highest mountain in the world, Mt. Everest
Explore the Sherpa country with cultivated fields, small settlement to the amazing high altitude scenery around the towering views of Ama Dablam, Everest and other mighty Himalayan peak, rest in Nepalese teahouses, learn about the traditions and cultures of the famous Sherpa.
Arrive in Kathmandu
A short and thrilling flight from Katmandu takes you to a mountain airstrip of Lukla. Lukla, a small town in the Solukhumbu district is the gateway to Everest. Everest. Starting from Lukla, the trail heads towards the northern side along the Dudh Koshi valley. With small settlements in between, the trails offers aesthetic views. Phakding, a small village at an altitude of 2652 m marks the end of the first day.
Heading north from Phakding along the Dudh koshi river the trails takes you through dense and vibrant forest of Rhododendron. After a small village of Jorsale and with the crossing of western fork of the river starts the steep climb up to Namche bazar. With a gradual climb, if the weather permits, the majestic summit of Everest looms behind the ridge of Lhotse and Nuptse. Another steep climb for about 300 meters takes you to Namche Bazar. Namche Bazar, the administrative center of Khumbu region is famous village of the Sherpa people.
Acclimatization at Namche Bazar
As we climb up steeply leaving behind Namche bazar, beautiful Amadablam rises up right in front of us along with a distant sight of the highest mountain in the planet. The trails goes up along a dense forest of Rhododendron. Green forest, chirping birds, and vultures soaring up in the sky along the Himalayas, the scenes of the trails as picturesque as it can be. The famous and controversial Yeti’s skull can be observed in a monastery at Khumjung. A steep climb towards the end of the day 5th trek takes you to the village of Tengboche. Tengboche monastery, one of the famous monastery in Khumbhu region lies in the village of Tengboche. Tengboche is a beautiful village with Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Amadablam in the backdrop.
Descending down a forest to the town of Devoce we cross the river Imja. Following the valley along Imja river we then enter Pangboche. After a short ascend takes us to the confluence of Imja and Khumbu river. After a short steep climb we reach the village of Dingboche.
Acclimatization at Dinboche
Climbing steeply out of Dingboche, rising up above the valley gradually we move towards the Island peak. We then reach a small settlement of Chunkung at 4730 m. We then ascend Chukung Ri 5546 and then descend back to Chukung.
Another early morning start, following the trail that leads to the north of Khumbu glacier along the lateral sides of the moraine towards the Gorakhsheep. Ascending from the side of the moraine, the trails leads towards the ice seracs on the base of the highest mountain on the planet. The base camp offers a magnificent view of the Khumbu icelfall, accompanied by breathtaking views of Nuptse and Pumori. After spending sometime at the base camp, the day ends with a decent to Gorakhsheep.
Day 9 starts with a steep climb to the Kalapatthar (Black Rock). Kalapatthar offers the best view of Mount Everest and all the base camps at the base of the mountain and the Khumbu glacier. The day ends with a walk down to Lobuche.
Leaving the Khumbu glacier behind, we now descend down until we take a turn around the Chola Tso lake and take the route towards our next pass. Cholaste and Tawoche peak rise above us as we end our day in Dzongla.
The tough and steep climb of Cho La pass is one of toughest section of the high pass trek. We walk along the icy top of a glacier at the top of the pass surrounded by glaciers and mountains in all directions. We then go down through a sharp decent to a small settlement of Tangnak.
Our day starts with a short walk around the Gokyo lakes and then we walk up to the moraine of Ngozumpo glacier, which is the largest glacier in Nepal.
We explore more into the Gokyo region and alternatively climb Gokyo peak. Gokyo peak offers an amazing view of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and Cho Oyu and many glaciers.
Starting early in the morning we walk along a steep and barren rocky paths into our final pass the Renjo La. Atop the pass we can see mountains all around us from Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse to mountains of Rolwaling regions. Down below at distance lies the Gokyo lakes which looks as small as a water droplet. We descend down while passing the Rermo lake down to the settlement of Lungden.
We descend down following the Bhotekoshi valley, through the settlement of Thame into Namche Bazar.
We retrace our trek down to Phakding from Naamche
We descend further down to reach Lukla retracing the same route.
Fly to Kathmandu
Local Travel & Trekking Company
We are a local trekking company registered with Govt. of Nepal. We operate our own treks and tours in Nepal. Hence we can assure you the highest service standard and unique local expertise. We are also associate with Nepal Tourism Board, Trekking Agency Association of Nepal (TAAN), Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA Nepal Chapter) and Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP).
No Extra Commission
Unlike other booking sites and marketplace, they just take your booking and give the operation part of trekking to the third party vendor in Nepal. When you book with us, there is no third party commission arrangement, so our cost will always remain reasonable for you and the service would be much obviously better.
Everest Summiteers on Team
Besides the expert guides, we are also proud to have 4 Everest Summiteer in our team, who will be the lead guide for your trek to Everest Base Camp. (Please refer the package here)
Exclusive Partnership with Global Rescue for Insurance
We have been appointed as exclusive partner agent of Global Rescue for Nepal. Hence we can also issue Global Rescue world-class memberships plans including Medical and Security Evacuation
Partnership with Domestic Airlines & Helicopter Services.
We are an online partner agent with all the domestic airlines and helicopter companies of Nepal. So the inter-city connectivity including Lukla Airport is easily bookable through us. Besides you can also book inter-city bus tickets and rent various types of vehicles on line with us.