Everest High Passes Trek - 20 Days

Trip Introduction

Everest High Passes Trek is an exhilarating adventure in the Himalayas of Nepal that includes trekking on popular Everest trails while also discovering unique gems of the Khumbu region. On our trekking adventure, we cross three high passes in the Everest region - Kongma La Pass (5,535/18,159ft), Cho La Pass (5420m/17,782ft) and Renjo La Pass (5,340m/17,520ft) and set foot on the Everest base camp, climb Kalapathhar and Gokyo Ri; and tour Gokyo Lakes. This route also introduces trekkers to the remote and untouched Nangpa La Valley, the Sherpa village of Marlung and the monastery village of Thame.

Everest High Passes Trek is an ideal choice for a true adventure seeker looking for a challenging trek in the Everest region of Nepal which also involves crossing high mountain passes. If we are looking to undertake a slightly less adventurous trek than this but which includes Gokyo lakes..

per adult from

$2,400

NZD

Duration

20 days

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Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
    • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
    • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
    • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
    • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
    • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
    • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
    • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
    • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
    • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
    • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
    • All government and local taxes
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    What's excluded :
    • Nepalese visa fee
    • Excess baggage charge(s)
    • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
    • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
    • International flights
    • Travel and rescue insurance
    • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.
    • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)
  • Outline Itinerary

    Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300 m/4264 ft)

    Day 02: Kathmandu: sightseeing and trek preparation

    Day 03: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m/8,700ft): 40 minutes flight; 8km, 3 - 4 hours trek

    Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m/11,280 ft): 11km, 5 - 6 hours

    Day 05: Namche Bazaar: Rest and acclimatization

    Day 06:  Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3860m/12,660 ft): 10km, 5 - 6 hours

    Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft): 9km, 5 - 6 hours

    Day 08: Dingboche: acclimatization and rest

    Day 09: Dingboche to Chhukung (4750m/15,580 ft), climb Chhukung Ri (5,546m): 14km, 6 – 7 hours

    Day 10: Cross to Kongma La pass (5535m/18,159ft), trek to Lobuche (4940m/16,210ft): 10km, 6 - 7 hours

    Day 11: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5170 m/16,961ft), visit Everest Base Camp (5364 m/17,594 ft): 13km, 6-7 hours

    Day 12: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5545 m/18,192 ft), then to Lobuche (4940 m/16,207 ft): 7km, 8 - 9 hours

    Day 13: Lobuche to Dzongla (4830m/15,850 ft): 6km, 3 - 4 hours

    Day 14: Trek to Gokyo (4800m/15,580 ft) via Cho La pass (5368m/17,611 ft): 6km, 7 - 8 hours

    Day 15: Rest day in Gokyo: Climb Gokyo Ri (5357m/17,575 ft), tour 4th and 5th Gokyo lakes: 3 - 4 hours

    Day 16: Gokyo to Marlung (4210m/13,810 ft) via Renjo La Pass (5360m/17585 ft): 11km, 7 - 8 hours

    Day 17: Marlung to Namche Bazaar: 15km, 5 - 6 hours

    Day 18: Namche Bazaar to Lukla: 19km, 6 - 7 hours

    Day 19: Lukla to Kathmandu: 40 minutes fligh

    tDay 20: Final Departure day by Mega Mount Trekking Staff.
  • Departure Point :
    Mega Mount trekking & Expedition Pvt.Ltd. Kathmandu,Thamel
    Departure Time :
    Early Morning from Hotel
    Return Detail :
    Lukal to Kathmandu
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Trip Introduction
    • Everest High Passes Trek is an exhilarating adventure in the Himalayas of Nepal that includes trekking on popular Everest trails while also discovering unique gems of the Khumbu region. On our trekking adventure, we cross three high passes in the Everest region - Kongma La Pass (5,535/18,159ft), Cho La Pass (5420m/17,782ft) and Renjo La Pass (5,340m/17,520ft) and set foot on the Everest base camp, climb Kalapathhar and Gokyo Ri; and tour Gokyo Lakes. This route also introduces trekkers to the remote and untouched Nangpa La Valley, the Sherpa village of Marlung and the monastery village of Thame.
    • Everest High Passes Trek is an ideal choice for a true adventure seeker looking for a challenging trek in the Everest region of Nepal which also involves crossing high mountain passes. If we are looking to undertake a slightly less adventurous trek than this but which includes Gokyo lakes, Kala Patthar and Everest Base Camp, then Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lakes - 18 Days would be best.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Age Req.

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Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Mega Mount Treks & Expedition Pvt.Ltd

Activity ID: V-104342P7

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