Everest High Pass Trek

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Everest High Pass Trek is another popular Everest circuit route in Khumbu region. Everest circuit trek follows the route via high pass of Cho La 5368meters into the Base Camp of Mt. Everest 5364mtrs. An adventurous trek that goes through Lukla, Namche Bazaar and all the way to Gokyo, Chola Pass, Kalapattar and Everest Base Camp. Leading you to the settlement of the well-known Sherpa homeland, based at the foothills of the highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest 8848 meters. Chola pass trekking follows the highly recommended trekking route through the Dudh Koshi to its source the Gokyo Lake which is to the west of the Everest Base Camp, giving you the benefit to summit Gokyo Ri 5483meters offering the best panoramic view of Cho Oyo 8201meters, Mt.Everest 8848 meters, Makalu 8475 meters and other peaks in this region.
Chola Pass Trek is combination trek to visit Gokyo lake valley to gokyo ri climb then crossing through Chola pass 5368mtrs then trek to Everest Base camp valley to hike Kalapttar 5550m and day hike to Everest Base Camp, after such great view and hike Chola pass trek is descending to pheriche, Namche to Lukla then fly back to Kathmandu.

 Day to day Itinerary

 Day 01: Arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu  
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing 
Day 03:  Fly to Lukla 2800mtrs to Phakding.
Day 04: Phakding - Mpnju to Namche Bazaar.
Day 05: Rest day in Namche Bazaar.
Day 06: Namche Bazaar -  Mongal Danda to Dole. 
Day 07: Dole to Machhermo.
Day 08: Machhermo to Gokyo.
Day 09: Gokyo- hike to Gokyo Ri and sleep in Gokyo
Day 10:  Gokyo to Dragnag.   
Day 11: Dragnak - Chola Pass to Dzonglha.
Day 12: Dzonglha to Lobuche. 
Day 13: Gorak Shep visits Everest Base Camp.
Day 14: View from Kalapathar trek to Pheriche.  
Day 15: Namche Bazaar.
Day 16: Trek back to Lukla. 
Day 17: Fly Back to Kathmandu. 
Day 18: Departure your onwards flight. 


Everest Base Camp Trek Full Board  Package 

 02-10  pax     US$      1399      per person           
 11-15  pax     US$      1299      per person 



 Service includes:
 
  • International Airport Pick Up and Drop Service 
  • 3 Nights Hotels in Kathmandu 3* B/B plan
  • Full day Kathmandu valley sightseeing with a tour guide and private car. 
  • Sightseeing entrance fees.
  • All Local transportation
  • Kathmandu to Lukla by Flight. 
  • Lukla back to Kathmandu by flight. 
  • Both ways Airport Tax.
  • Three meals a Day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner along the trek with Tea or Coffee).
  • Lodge accommodation on the way (simple one).
  • An Experience Guide and Helper (carry luggage 2 trekkers 1 helper and  including their salary, equipment, insurance, lodging, and
  • Fooding
  • Equipment; Down Jacket, Sleeping Bags,  (after trek return). 
  • Legal Documents (National park permit and TIMS card). 
  • Some Dry Fruits.                    
  • Farewell Dinner.  
 Service does not include:
 
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu.incase flight cancel or delay
  • Travel insurance. 
  • Hard and soft table drinks such as; Coke, Mineral Water, Beer etc. 
  • Personal expenses (laundry, bar bill, telephone, extra helper, battery charge shower and boiled water).  
  • Tips for Guide and Helpers.

Day 01: Arrival in Nepal Airport 1350mtrs. 
Well come to Himalayas Nepal! We pick up you from Tribhuvan International Airport and drop you to your hotel that you have booked. After resting some hours we will meet to brief you about our program. 

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour 1350mtrs. 
Half or Full day world Heritage sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley with expert tour guide or relax and enjoy your day, as you wish. 

Day 03: Kathmandu to Lukla flight 35M. to Phakding 2652mtrs/ 3 -4 hours walk. 
We fly to Lukla 2800mtrs after 30 minutes and we prepare our luggage to make easy for helper to carry and start to walk through Khumbu flat and trek for about three to four hours to Phakding over night at lodge.  

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3440mtrs/ 5-6 hours.  
After breakfast we start to walk and continue uphill along the bank of the Dudh Kosi, crossing this majestic river an exciting suspension bridges laden with pray flags and reaching the village of Monju the entrance gate of the Sagarmatha National Park. When entering the National park boundary gradual downhill walk brings us to the suspension bridge over the Bhote-Koshi River to Jorsalle village and after Jorsalle again cross the Bhote Kosi. Then the trail climbs steeply with breathtaking views to finish in Namche Bazaar. We can see Mt.Everest on the way to Namche. Namche is a prosperous trading town and gate way to the Khumbu region. 

Day 05: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar 3440mtrs.
Namche Bazaar (3440mtrs) is the unofficial capital of the Khumbu region of Nepal, and is acclimatization point for trekkers and climbers heading for Mount Everest base camp. Namche Bazaar is the best point to acclimatize before pushing to go to Everest Base Camp, Gokyo Lake or other destinations for all trekkers. During your full leisure day we can also take an interesting side hike up to Everest View Point Hotel which is 400mtrs up from Namche Bazaar to see wonderful panoramic view of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde and other snow peaks. The hotel provides the services of ATM`s, trekking shops, Internet café, restaurant , bakery  and colorful shops with different  markets each Friday and Saturday.  Also you can visit the Sherpa Museum as well as a great place to learn Sherpa culture and history of mountaineering. Overnight at Namche Bazaar.    

Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Dole 4110mtrs/ 5-6 hours. 
After rest day in Namche Bazaar, we follow on the gradual trail with short up and down over-looking magnificent view of the great snow peak from Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Amadablam, Thamserku, Kwangde and Tengboche Monastry as well as other peaks. Then our trek ascents the left side from Sanasa to Mongla Dnada and continues down to Phortse Thanga. After having lunch further a few hours walk ascending will reach at small place with a few tea houses and enjoy your night at Dole.  

Day 07: Dole to Machhermo 4470mtrs/ 4-5hours.              
After having breakfast we climb to the scenic ridge above the Dole and the trek continues to climb to Lhabarma 4330 mtrs and Luzza at 4360mtrs. It was in Machharmo in 1974 that one of the first Yeti sightings was reported in Khumbu. There are a few good hotels and good mountain views from Machharmo. On the side of the valley high above the river, we pass sandy spurs to reach Machharmo. In the afternoon, once refreshed, we can visit the Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA) and overnight at lodge. 

Day 08: Machhermo to Gokyo 4790mtrs/ 3-4hours. 
Passing through the ridge Chorten from where we can see fantastic views both down the valley of Kangtega 6685mtrs,  Thamserku 6608mtrs and the northern part of Cho-Oyu 8201mtrs. Our route descends to the river bank before beginning the climb up to the terminal moraine of the Ngazumpa glacier. After that the trail levels out as it follows the valley past a second lake, known as Longponga at 4690mtrs. Enjoy the lake view and after an hour walk we will reach Gokyo village on the edge of third lake. Here the backdrop of Cho-Oyu Mountains sets an amazing spectacular sight at this junction and over night at lodge.  

Day 09: Hike to Gokyo-Ri 5445mtrs and over nigh at Gokyo.
Hike 90 degree angle to Gokyo-Ri 5545mtrs early in the morning for the awesome sunrise view including Mt.Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Nuptse, Pumari, Amadaplam,Thamserku, Kangteka, Kusum Kangkaru, Kongde, Tawache, Cholaste as well as the Northern part of Cho-Oyu base camp and the biggest glacier of the world Ngzumpa glacier. We come back to the lodge for lunch and rest to save energy to push up Chola Pass, Overnight at lodge.

Day 10: Gokyo to Drangnag 4700mtrs/ 2-3hours.            
After breakfast trek down an hour and cross the Ngozumba Glacier then reach Drangnag and have a delicious lunch then rest and enjoy looking at the glacier as well as save enough energy for Chola-Pass 5368mtrs. 

Day 11: Dragnag - Chola Pass 5368mtrs to Dzonglha 4830mtrs/ 6-7 hours.  
This is quite a long and tuff day as well as Chola Pass day. So, we have to start our trek early in the morning to cross the Chola-Pass 5368 meters heigh. This day we should carry enough water and pack lunch for 6-7 hours but there is nothing before our camp. The pass is not easy and involves a glacier as well as walking along a rocky path all the way to Dzonglha 4830 meters. Before Chola Pass we should walk up hill to the pass, after the pass all the way down to the camp. 

Day 12: Dzonglha to Lobuche 4910mtrs/ 2-3 hours. 
This day the walk will be a bit shorter. Thus, we would get more time to observe and relax. We climb down from Dzongla and cross a bridge and then transverse through a grassy trail. Enjoying the view of Lobuche Peak we stretch up eventually through a ridge and we will join the way from Pheriche and Dingboche with many tourists. Amadablam 6812mtrs, Kangtega 6685mtrs, Thamserku 6608mtrs, Taboche 6367mtrs are seen looming prominently. Curving round through the wide gravelly river bed, we will be at Lobuche to overnight at lodge. 

Day 13: Lobuche to Gorak Shape 5140mtrs/ 3-4hours. 
After breakfast we start our trek to Gorakshep and along the windy and rocky trail gradually walk uphill to Gorak Shep after 3-4 hours. This area offers the fantastic view of Mt Pumari 7161mtrs, Mt Nuptse 7855mtrs, other peaks, Everest base camp 5364mtrs, Kalapathar 5550mtrs and beneath the Gorakshep Valley including the top of the world Mount Everest 8848mtrs. After check in at lodge and lunch, our adventure continues towards Everest Base Camp 5364mtrs crossing through Khumbu glacier, a rocky path. After 2- 3 hours reach to Everest Base Camp, during the spring season (March, April and May) there will be many groups of mountaineering colorful tents and many people will be there. We can enjoy some hours in Everest Base Camp, the Khumbu glacier with Carapaces and back to Gorak Shape for overnight at lodge.   

Day 14: Gorak Shape to Pheriche 4240mtrs/ 5-6 hours.  
Early in the morning hike to Kala Pathar 5550mtrs for best sunrise view of the Mt. Everest 8848mtrs as well as many others like Nuptse, Pumari and Ama Dablam along with the entire mountain view of Khumbu Himalayas range. After 2 hours walking we reach the highest view point with fresh morning air from Mt. Everest. Enjoying some hours on the top of Kala Pathar taking a nice photo with Mount Everest then back to Gorak Shep, have breakfast and trek down to Pheriche over night at lodge.        

Day 15: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar 3440mtrs/ 4-5 hours. 
Today we trek down through the yak grazing area of Somare and pass through the Sherpa village Pangboche and along the Dudh Kosi River through a magnificent rhododendron forest to reach Tengboche. After that down to the Phungi Tanga then cross the wooden bridge and climb up Tosansa, Kyang Juma then following Nepali flat and down to Namche Bazaar to over night at lodge. 

Day 16: Namche to Lukla 2800mtrs/ 5-6 hour.  
The trek all the way down to Dudh Kosi crossing the suspension bridge and passing through impressive faith places of Budhist culture,  prayer chorines and prayer flags as we walk through the Sherpa villages of Jorsalle, the exit gate of Sagarmatha National Park, Monju, and Phakding. On your last night in the mountains sleep at Lukla and enjoy with your staff over night at Lukla. 

Day 17: Lukla to Kathmandu 1350mtrs/ 35 minutes by flight. 
Fly back to Kathmandu in the morning and take time to rest and buy some things for your family or friends from Himalayas Nepal. Over night at you own hotel. 

Day 18: Kathmandu to fly back to Home.
This is a free last day of shopping for souvenirs and gifts for your family, friends and other relatives until your departure. We can offer you a short extra trip if you have time, and if you are departing we have transportation services to the International Airport for your flight to your nest destination. “Have a Nice Flight” See you again.

Everest Base Camp Trek Full Board  Package 

02-10  pax     US$      1399      per person           
11-15  pax     US$      1299      per person 


 
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  • International Airport Pick Up and Drop Service 
  • 3 Nights Hotels in Kathmandu.  
  • Full day Kathmandu valley sightseeing with a tour guide and private car. 
  • Sightseeing entrance fees.
  • Hotel to Airport by privet car 
  • Kathmandu to Lukla by Flight. 
  • Lukla back to Kathmandu by flight. 
  • Both ways Airport Tax.
  • Three meals a Day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner along the trek with Tea or Coffee).
  • Lodge accommodation on the way (simple one).guest house
  • An Experience Guide and Helper (carry luggage 2 trekkers 1 helper and including their salary, equipment, insurance, lodging, and Fooding)  
  • Equipment; Down Jacket, Sleeping Bags, (after trek return). 
  • Legal Documents (National park permit and TIMS card). 
  • Some Dry Fruits.                    
  • Farewell Dinner.  
         
        Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu. incase flight cancel or delay or early back from Trek
  • Travel insurance. 
  • Hard and soft table drinks such as; Coke, Mineral Water, Beer etc.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, bar bill, telephone, extra helper, battery charge shower and boiled water).  
  • Tips for Guide and Helpers.
 

Trekking Equipment  

The following is a list of clothing and accessories that we recommend for treks and climbs in Nepal. This is not intended to be a comprehensive clothing and equipment list, rather it is intended to act as a reminder of those items that we feel are essential for your comfort and convenience. However we recognize that you may have your own personal preferences for clothing which may be equally as suitable.


For Head
  1. Sun hat or scarf
  2. Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  3. Sunglasses with UV protection
  4. Upper Body
  5. T-shirts (2)
  6. Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  7. Fleece jacket or pullover
  8. Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  9. Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  10. Down vest and/or jacket (optional)
For Hands
 
  1. Lightweight gloves
  2. Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
  3. Lower Body
  4. Underwear (4)
  5. Hiking shorts (2)
  6. Lightweight cotton long pants
  7. Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  8. Fleece or wool pants
  9. Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
For Feet
  1. Thin, lightweight inner socks (4)
  2. Thick, warm wool hiking socks (4)
  3. Hiking boots with spare laces
  4. Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
  5. Gaiters (Optional)
  6. Accessories
  7. Sleeping bag rated -10C. to -20C (Depending on trekking region)
  8. Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
  9. Small pad or combination lock-to-lock trek bag
  10. Basic First Aid Kit (see Health and Medicinal)
  11. Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bags
  12. Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
  13. Thermarest sleeping pad (Only Camping Trek)
  14. Water bottles (2)
  15. Toiletries
  16. Small wash towel
  17. Optional items
  18. Binoculars
  19. Books (Highly Recommended)
  20. Compass
  21. Playing cards/backgammon/chess set
  22. Swiss Knife 
Recommended Mountaineering Kit

In addition to the items mentioned above for trekking, the following is a list of the additional specialized items which are required for the trekking peaks.
Plastic or leather mountaineering boots, with gaiters and crampons that have been tested for a good fit.
Fleece trousers or silhouette
Additional mits and gloves suitable for climbing
Ice axe, and ski poles (note - ice axes can be rented in Kathmandu)
Climbing helmet
Alpine climbing harness.
2 x tape slings
2 x screwgate karabiners
Descender/abseil device
Ascender


For more information please contact us info@himalayaguide.com
 
 
 

Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 18 Days
Accomodation: Tourist Guest house
Seasons : Sep, oct, Nov and march, April, may
Type: Moderate/ Hard
Activities : Trekking, Hiking & Cultural plus religious Tour
No. of Pax : 2 person above
Starts From : Lukla
Ends at : Lukla

Trip Highlights

Trip Route :  Ktm - Lukla - Namche - Machhermo - Gokyo - Chola Pass - EBC - Phereche - Namche - Lukla -Kathamndu
Max Altitude :  5445mtrs
Trip Duration:  18 days
Trip Grade      
Lodging : Tea House Trek
Meals  Brakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Transportation  :    Air, Car, Jeep, Van
Communication :    Available

Group Size       1+ PAX
Best Season     Sep-Nov to March and April
Per Day Walk  4-5hours

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