This trip is all about one of the best adventure treks Nepal has to offer, one of most scenically dramatic places on earth, with awe-inspiring mountain views from up close. They seem so close, you feel you can reach out and touch them. This will be an emotional experience of your lifetime. The three stunning passes of Renjo, Chola and Kongma la that surround the Khumbu valleys are overshadowed by many Himalayan giants between 6,600m to 8,848m (Everest). At the same time, you see the cultural centres of the highland dwellers, the Sherpa people. It’s also a trip where you can see how the birds and animals exist here along with humans being and their livestock. This is a trek ideal for those who have a passion for mountains and want to spend some time in a harsh but beautiful mountain environment. Anybody with a good level of mental and physical fitness and positive attitude would enjoy this adventure trek very much.
• Highest mountain of the world (Everest)
• Three stunning high passes
• Sherpa cultural experience
• Scenic glacial valleys and lakes
Trekking and national park
Sagarmatha or Everest National Park is located in the remote area of eastern Nepal, that encompasses the world’s highest mountain, Everest or Sagarmatha and many other Himalayan giants, such as Lhotse, Cho-yo Ama Dablam, and Pumori. Trekking days are normally about 6-9 hours long, and can be strenuous.
Why this trek!
This is the ultimate adventure treks of the world, for once in a life time experience into the highest mountains on this planet earth. The mountain views are awe-inspiring and exceptional that match no other place on earth. The alpine culture of alpine tribe Sherpa and their culture is worth seeing in every aspect. Must be there!
Level of grade – Strenuous Adventure
Trekking in Nepal offers the challenge for everyone. Days may involve a long duration of walking (6-9 hours) and can be physically demanding with the altitude exceeding 5,000m. Anyone with positive frame of mind can do this, but people are recommended to prepare themselves accordingly.
Food and accommodation
Lodges along the way provide good accommodation and good choice of well-prepared meals. It is advisable to bring your own sleeping bag, as especially during the height of season, bedding can be in short supply.
Safety is our foremost priority! Our staff is constantly alert to assessing the situation to make sure that you are safe and enjoying the trip.
Altitude problems can be life threatening if you ignore it. This is a high altitude trek going over a series of passes that are over 5,000m. Our trip itinerary has been designed in a way that allows you to have ample time to help acclimatizes at high altitude. Our guides are experienced to act accordingly to the gravity of the mountain sickness. The best remedy for AMS is to go down, as whatever the drugs we use, will only buy time! So never ignore the symptoms and please talk to your guide or tour leader if you have headaches, feel sick or feel off your food. Khunde and Pheriche have good hospitals in case of any emergencies.
Season or best time to trek
This trek can be taken through out the year as the monsoon is not very active and mountain views are great. Though spring and summer months from March to May and October to November are great time to trek . The mountain views are great and th weather is settled most of time. Winter months are also okay to trek if one is ready to take the extreme temperature.
High passes of Everest trip COST and details
US$ 2499 per person
Minimum: 2 persons, maximum 12 persons
• Service of an experienced and English speaking guide/tour leader
• Porter service and support staffs for above 4 person
• Trek permit and national park fees
• Domestic flight charge(KTM/LUK/KTM) and staff’s insurance, food, wages, accommodation
• 3 meals a day and accommodations along the local lodges
COST does NOT include:
Meals in Kathmandu apart from breakfast in house, your travel insurance and emergency evacuation, cost of personal nature and cost incur due to any unforeseen events, flight charge, airport taxes, rerouting and tipping
DEPARTURE dates of High Passes of Everest (Khumbu) trek