Everest High Pass Trek

Everest High Pass Trek

Duration
20 Days
Trip Grade
Strenuous
Max Altitude
5545m
Activity
Trekking & Hiking
Group Size
minimum 2

“Travel across the challenging Himalayan passes inside Khumbu region and experience a trek worth your time & money.”

Join the adventurous Everest High Pass Trek & taste your limits as you try to accomplish the feat of reaching one of the most famed and sought after trekking destinations like the grandiose Everest Base Camp, enchanting Gokyo valley, iconic Kalapatthar, shimmering Gokyo Lakes and the Khumbu Glacier  in the Everest region. Explore the mystifying wilderness areas enriched with ancient Buddhist monasteries and gompas, culturally rich ethnic Sherpa villages, remote yet adventurous terrains and cross the challenging high passes of Cho La (5,368m), Kongma La (5,535m) and Renjo La (5,360m) passes. Furthermore, witness the incredible diversity of vegetation and wildlife while gaining splendidly close-up views of the mountains.

Overview:

Beginning with a rejuvenating sightseeing tour in the vibrant Kathmandu valley, you get to visit the Pashupatinath Temple, the Buddhist shrines of Boudhanath Stupa and Swayambhunath Stupa (also called the “Monkey Temple”) and the well preserved Patan Durbar Square.  Moving ahead, we now take a scenic 30 minute mountain flight to the Tenzing-Hillary Airport at Lukla (2,860m). Here onward, we start taking our first steps into the Khumbu region and  follow the classic trekking route to Namche Bazaar (3,440m). Accompanied by the torrential Dudh Koshi River, we go through lush valleys, ever changing landscape with monasteries, gompas, prayer wheels and fluttering prayer flags that radiate the Buddhist faith and cross the seldom vertiginous suspension bridges en route. Later, as planned, we shall triumphantly cross the Kongma La pass & head on towards the Everest Base Camp (5,380m) which is one of the star attractions of the entire Everest High Pass Trek. Next, the hike to the pinnacle of Kalapatthar gives you a breathtaking mountain scenery of the world’s tallest peak  and the majestic Khumbu Icefall which is then followed by the trekking to the cobalt-blue lakes of Gokyo. Taking on the might of Gokyo peak, we head over to conquer the formidable Renjo La pass to reach the settlement at Marlung. Further along the classic trekking trail we reach the lively and popular Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar and then to back down to Lukla from where we shall fly back to Kathmandu. Lastly, the ancient trading routes, medieval aged cultural ensembles, breathtaking views from the Gokyo Ri and Fifth lake are the other highlights of this trek.

An above average physical fitness level with a niche for adventure and adequate endurance capabilities is recommended for doing this trek. Moreover, individuals must be able to adapt themselves to the remote environment and walk for about 6-8 hours on a rough terrain during the trek. An adventure worth experiencing, this trek fills your heart with immense pride and pleasure you might have never felt before. Join hands with Luxury Holiday Treks & make your trip to the Himalayas today.

Note: Our itinerary has been carefully planned to ensure trekkers get sufficient acclimatization time while allowing them to enjoy the trek to the fullest.

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