Life Himalaya Trekking presents high
altitude and challenging adventure around world highest areas of Everest
trekking with climb over “Three Great Passes of Everest” in absolute wilderness
and complete isolation away from main trekking routes for many days.
Absolutely a mind-blowing adventure
within giant mountains and remorseless field of ice and glaciers, traversing
world top high passes around Khumbu within Everest region with eye catching views of surrounding high peaks on daily walk of
this great adventure.
high Kongmo-la 5,535 m visit of Everest base
camp at 5,364 mand on top high scenic Kalapathar at 5,545 m high and then
crossing Cho La
5,368 m and then hike on top of GokyoRi 5,357 m where you can view world four
highest mountains Everest-Lhotse-Makalu and Cho-Oyu, and then crossing the last
and final Renjo-la 5,360 m with incredible views.
awe-inspiring adventure begins with a flight to Lukla and then heading higher
after a visit of interesting and traditional villages of Khumbu, Phakding –
Monjo – Namche Bazaar and famous Thyangboche Monastery and towards Everest base
camp after crossing first high pass of Kongma-la, our adventure completes after
crossing Cho-la and Renjo-la with beautiful Gokyo Lake and then back at Lukla
for the short sweeping flight to Kathmandu.
Day 01: Fly
to Lukla 2,830 m & trek to Phakding 2,640 m - 04 hrs.
Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazaar
3,440 m - 05 hrs.
Day 03: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and
Day 04: Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m - 05 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Dingboche 4,260 m - 05 hrs.
Day 06: Rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization and excursion.
Day 07: Trek and cross Kongmo-la 5,535 m and to Lobuche 4,931 m - 08 hrs.
Day 08: Trek
to GorakShep 5,170 m and Everest Base Camp 5,364 m - 06 hrs.
Day 09: Hike to Kalapathar 5,545 m trek to Dzongla 4,840 m - 05 hrs.
Day 10: Trek
to Thanknak 4,750 m crossing Cho La pass at 5,368 m- 06 hrs.
Day 11: Trek
to Gokyo Lake 4,790 m - 04 hrs.
Day 12: Rest
day to explore around Gokyo with climb to GokyoRi 5,357m.
Day 13: Gokyo
to Renjo-la 5,360m and descend to Lungdhen 4,380m- 06 hrs.
Day 14: Trek
to Thame 3,880 m - 05 hrs.
Day 15: Trek
to Monjo 2,860m - 06 hrs.
Day 16: Trek to Lukla - 04 hrs.
Day 17: Fly back to Kathmandu
and transfer to respective hotels.
- Crossing world highest passes with breathe-taking views of giant mountains
- Amazing dramatic landscapes from green forested hills to arid and barren terrain,
- Visiting high Khumbu villages and monasteries of immense Buddhist culture.
- Walking into complete isolation around mountainous wilderness of pristine nature
- Around best areas of Khumbu valley with Everest base camp and Kalapathar
Overnights: Hotels and in local Lodge on trek.
Trek Grade: Moderate and Adventurous / Challenging in snow conditions.
Highest point: Kongmo-la 5,535m - Everest base camp 5,364 m - Kalapathar
5,545 m- Cho La 5,368m- GokyoRi 5,357 m andRenjo-la 5,360m.
Activities: Scenic flight-trekking with sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
Trekking duration: 16 nights & 17 days (Lukla to Lukla)
Total Trip: 20 nights &21 days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Season: April to June and September to December.
Single supplementary charge: 250 USD
Fly to Lukla 2,830 m & trek to Phakding 2,640 m - 04 hrs.
Mornings, a short
scenic flight to Lukla with views of mountain range, on reaching Lukla and with
short refreshment break, starting the first day walk towards Phakding village
for overnight stop through farm villages, a moderate walk with few short ups overlooking
beautiful scenery along the route to Phakding located by DudhKosiRiver.
02: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m - 05 hrs.
After a nice morning,
walk continues crossing bridges over DudhKosi River passing several interesting
villages of Toc-Toc, Bhenkar and Monjo arriving at Sagarmatha National Park
entrance gate, from here on the river bed for few hours and after the last
bridge a steep uphill to Namche Bazaar, at Namche with facilities of good
restaurant, pubs, cyber café, post office, and banks.
Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion.
An ideal and perfect
place for rest with acclimatization day, before heading higher altitude area,
morning a short hike to Everest View Hotel or walk up on top a hill of Namche
for views of Everest, Amadablam and adjoining peaks, visit the museum.
Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m - 05hrs.
From Namche on gradual
scenic path with downhill to Imjatse river at Phunge-Tenga for lunch, and then
uphill through rhododendron, pines, firs tree forest with views of snowcapped
Thyangboche visit famous Buddhist monastery with magnificent panorama of Mt.
Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kangtenga, Thamasarku, Kwande and majestic Amadablam.
Trek to Dingboche 4,260 m - 05hrs.
Morning downhill walk
for few hours over Imjatse River, after the bridge walk on an open country
where tree lines fades for few short juniper and dwarf rhododendron
bushes, uphill for a while to reach at Pangboche village at 3,900 meters. Last
permanent village before Dingboche and beyond, from here a slow climb to Somara
for lunch and continue walk with climb to Dingboche village for overnight stop,
located in Imjatse valley with panorama of mountains.
06: Rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization and
Another rest day for
proper acclimatization, a short hike to Nakarjung hills for best views of Mt.
Makalu and other adjoining.
07: CrossKongmo-la 5,535m and to Lobuche 4,928m - 08 hrs.
From Dingboche, a
tough and exciting day crossing the first pass of this adventure, starting
early morning leadings to moraine and rocks beneath Kongma-la and its peak
Kongma or Mehara, after a good rest in between cross over Kongma-la pass at
5,535 m / 18,159 ft hidden between by Nuptse, Mehara and Pokalde peaks, after a
strenuous climb head towards Khumbu glacier and moraine, the path on glacier
can be misleading so follow our lead guide, after descend walk leads on the
path to a short steep climb up to a terminal debris of Khumbu Glacier to reach at
Lobuche for overnight stop in the comfort of a cozy lodge after a hard and
tough day but exciting walk.
Trek to GorakShep 5,170 m and Everest Base Camp 5,364 m - 06 hrs
Today reach the
highlight of this adventure at Everest Base Camp, walk for few hours with short
steep climb in between over glacier and moraine, reaching Gorakshep, beneath
Mt. Pumori and Kalapathar.
Walk continues towards
Everest Base Camp, at base camp enjoy the view of Khumbu Ice Fall and glaciers,
after a lifetime experience return back to Gorakshep for overnight stop.
Hike to Kalapathar5,545 m trek to Dzongla 4,840m - 05 hrs.
Early morning hike on
top Kalapathar at 5,545 meters, highest point of this adventure, offering
incredible views of mountains including Mt. Everest at close distance, after a
great moment return to Gorakshep for breakfast and continue walk nearThugla
ridge, and then on winding path with short downhill and up to Dzongla for
overnight stop after a nice pleasant morning and day walks.
Day 10: Trek to Thanknak 4,750m after crossing Cho La
pass 5,368m - 06 hrs.
A tough and exciting
day, morning cross the second pass of this adventure over Tsho-la pass (
Chola), after an breakfast follow the path leading to a steep up and then cross
the glacier on the eastern side. On reaching top of the pass at an altitude of
5,367m, sometimes it will be quite challenging to traverse (in snow
conditions), from the top offers amazing views of mountains with Cholatse
Glacier, from here descend carefully to Thanknak for overnight stop after a
hard climb over Cho-la pass, Thanknak at 4,750m a small isolated place with few
Trek to Gokyo Lake 4,790m - 04 hrs.
After a great walk and
climb over Cho-la pass, an easy morning walk follows on the main Gokyo trail,
at the foot of Ngozumba glacier. Slowly trek leads at Gokyo Lake, climbing a
rocky path into a valley passing first lake and the second lake, reaching third
lakesDudhPokhari or Gokyo Lake where the lodges and Teahouses are located at
12: Rest day to explore around Gokyo with climb to
Morning hike uphill to
GokyoRi one of the highlight of this trip, a small peak above the lake, GokyoRi
at 5,357m offers panorama of Mt. Cho Oyo, Gyachung Kang, Mt. Everest, Lhotse,
Cholatse, Taweche and far as to Mt. Makalu.
After a wonderful stop
at GokyoRi, head downhill to Gokyo for lunch, afternoonfree for short hikes
13: Gokyo to Renjo-la 5360m/17585ft, and descend to
Lungdhen4,380m - 06 hrs.
Our last third high
pass of this adventure finalBig Day! starting early dawn leaving Gokyo towards
Renjo-la, walk follows at the end of Gokyo Lake, as the route leads to a
strenuous tough climb to reach our final pass on top Renjo-la, withfantastic
views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Cholatse and Taboche, and then crossing Renjo La
pass at 5,465 m / 17,929 ft, one of the most difficult section of this
adventure, on reaching the top with breathtaking panorama of Mt. Cho-Oyu and
other high surrounding peaks, after enjoying the views.
After a pleasant stop
walk follows leading to frozen ponds beneath Renjo La pass, and then a long
descend reaching a small settlement at Lungdeng for overnight stop, which is
close on routeNangpa-la pass towards Tibet border.
14: Trek to Thame 3,880 m - 05 hrs.
An easy walk after a
long tough dayin achieving our goal completing all three great high passes of
Khumbu, walk continues to reach Marlung village for short stop above BhoteKosi
River up streams. From Marlung our route leads visiting villages of Thyangmoche
and Hungmo, and then walk through several scattered Sheppard’s huts and Yak
grazing pasture as the path leads toThamevillage an isolated village located on
oute to TashiLabtsa / Gaurishanker and to Tibet area.
Trek to Monjo 2,860m via Namche Bazaar - 06 hrs.
outskirt of Thame village a short uphill and gradual walk to Thamo with hydro
power of Namche and other Khumbu villages, a good walk leads back into green
woodland of tall pines and rhododendron tree lines as the path approach to
Namche Bazaar. From here retrace the journey back to Monjo near Sagarmatha
National Park gate for overnight stop.
Trek to Lukla - 04 hrs.
from here a pleasant walk back to Luklawith last climb, on reaching Lukla
celebrate last night dinner with fellow trekkers and staff.
Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
From Lukla taking an
early morning flight back to Kathmandu with views of mountains, at Kathmandu
domestic airport our staff transfers you back to respective hotels with rest of
the day free at leisure.