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Everest Trekking

Everest Trekking is one of the best trekking regions of Nepal. It takes you to one of the highest mountains in the world, Mount Everest (8848m). This region has one of the world’s classic treks, attracting increasing tourists every year. Everest Base Camp trekking is in the Nepal Solukhumbu District, which is considered an excellent location for trekking, due to the highest peak Mt. Everest (8848m).  Solukhumbu is the place of origin of the inborn mountaineers-Sherpas. Their specific traditional lifestyle and practices. The ethnic stone-housed villages and their sound hospitality will make your trek unforgettable. Walking through Shrepa’s land with the Buddhist monuments of– stupas, Chortens, mani partitions, and gompas can also be an excellent spiritual experience.

Everest trekking Pacakges

Above the Himalaya, trekking offers you the best Everest trekking packages at an affordable price. We have multiple choices of long and short trips in the Everest region. Thus, The most popular one is the Everest base camp trek the 14 16 days full itinerary. We can make a short base camp trek also by taking a helicopter flight. It is famous for the highest mountain peaks in the world. Other Everest trekking famous packages are the Gokyo lake trek, Chola pass trek, Everest view trek, and Three passes trek. We can customize the trip as per your time and comfort.

Everest Mountain Trekking

This area is habited by the most exotic fauna. As you will bypass through Sagarmatha National Park keep your eyes open for Himalayan Tahr, musk deer Pikka and mouse hare.  Above you, in the sky, you might search for the golden eagle, pinnacle-notch Himalayan Monal – Daphe, the Nation bird of Nepal.  This region is also the home for leopard and snow leopard and allegedly, fearsome Yeti.

The most popular  Everest trekking packages course is flying to Lukla and mountaineering steeply via the mountains of Khumbu to Everest base camp or the sacred lakes at Gokyo. However, these days few trekkers take the route of the roadway at Jiri. you can trek via lowland villages via Jiri or Hile to base camp. experience the breathtaking views of the world’s tallest Mount. Everest. We will see the stunning view of Ama Dablam, MountTaweche, Thamserku, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, and many more.

Along the trekking trails in the Khumbu region, you will be surrounded by a wide variety of flora and fauna, frozen lakes, and spectacular mountain views. The trails along the hillside are covered with beautiful alpine forests, rhododendron, and many other special to tempt you with its beauty and sweet fragrance. The regions give us one of the best views of Mount Everest (8848m), Mount Nuptse(7855m). Other mountains we can see are  Mount Changtse(7550m), Mount Lhotse(8516m), Mount Kantega(6685m), Also the Labuche Peak(6145m), and many other mountain peaks are the major attraction of the Everest region

Everest Region Trek Highlights

  1. Mt Everest and several other peaks

The world’s highest peak, “Mt Everest(8848m)” lies in this region. You will not be climbing the highest peak when you are on the base camp trek. However, you will get the best close-up view of high mountains. Not only this but there are other different peaks too in this region. While on the way you will be greeted with Mt. Makalu (8,463m), Mt. Cho Oyo (8153m), Mt. Lhotse (8,501m), and Mt. Lhotse Shar (8,393m). For those who prefer visiting the mountainous, This is worth trekking.

  1. Sherpa Culture

The Everest region trekking is mostly populated by the legendary Sherpa’s. The lifestyle, culture, tradition, and also the way of speaking is distinct from any other in Nepal. The way they treat their guests and welcome them is the perfect thing that you will see on Everest. Likewise, with a different lifestyle, you will even find the diverse taste of food made by Sherpa’s. Such a type of journey is well worth doing.

  1. Photographs of Everest

If you are on Everet trek then it is obvious that you will watch Mt. Everest close and get the chance to take photographs from near. On the way to trekking, there are several other mountains and natural view which will add spice to your journey.

  1. Monasteries and Museum

Most of the monasteries in the Everest region are uphills from where you can see the view of the mountains. The monasteries are spiritual and cultural in Everest. Similarly, there is a Sherpa museum called Sagarmatha National Park museum where you can visit and learn about the ancient history of Sherpas.

  1. Making new friends

As already said that Everest Base trekking is the popular one, it is sure that a lot of people will visit the area. If you are fond of making new friends then it is the best trek where you will find many people from different nationalities and cultures.

  1. Prayer Flags

If you are on the Everest trekking packages then prayer flags are the most common thing that you will see the most on your way. A prayer flag is the rectangular flag of clothes where prayers are in most of the trail. The view with prayer flags is astonishing to watch. You will also love the way it is three and hung up, If we compare to other regions of Nepal’s excellent treks, Everest trekking is one of the most memorable. You will get the opportunity of experiencing high altitude mountain scenery, a traditional lifestyle, and several natural wonders of this heavenly country, Nepal.

Facts about Mt. Everest trekking

  • World’s tallest mountain with a height of 8828 meters.
  • About 4000 people are on the list of people attempting Mount Everest climbing.
  • The total number of people, who climbed Mount Everest successfully is 660
  • The total number of people, who died trying to climb Mount Everest is 142
  • Lies in the part of the Himalayan mountain range, between Tibet and Nepal border.
  • Location: part of the Himalaya mountain range; straddles the border of Nepal and Tibet.
  • Named after Sir George Everest, a British surveyor-general of India.
  • Age: almost 60 million years old.
  • Chomolungma is the Tibetan name meaning “Mother Goddess of the Earth.”
  • Nepal, India, and Tibet are the countries that are visible from the summit.
  • Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay are the first people to climb Mount Everest, May 29, 1953.

 

Everest trekking some more highlights

  • Enjoy the breathtaking view of the world’s tallest mountain – in our Everest trekking.
  • Surrounded by the beauty of nature and the mountains of Nepal: Cho Oy u, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Makalu, and so on.
  • Experience the hospitality of the Sherpa people. Learn about their community, traditions, and culture.
  • Ge the spiritual experience by visiting the Tengboche Monastery.
  • Enjoy the cup of tea or coffee at the world’s highest placed hotel – Everest View Hotel.
  • Discover the beauty of Sagarmatha National Park that is home to several species of endangered animals.
  • Enjoy the 360degree view from Kala Patthar with views of Mount Everest, Makalu, Lhotse, and many other peaks.
  • Most exciting and adventurous flights to/from Lukla.
  • Take a guided city tour of UNESCO listed World Heritage Sites of Nepal.

 

How to reach Everest trekking

The Everest trekking region is in the north-eastern part of Nepal. Due to its high altitude and Himalayan regions, most of the higher part of the is cover with snow. The only way to reach this region is the thrilling plane ride to Lukla airport from Tribhuvan International Airport. The small valley of Lukla is where most of the trekking adventures on the mount Everest trekking start. If you are looking for other alternatives, you can also drive to Jiri or Phaplu from Kathmandu. It is a one-day drive from Kathmandu to reach both destinations. From Jiri, you can then take a 4-5 days trek or another option is the drive to Phaplu and start the trek.

Some of our favorite trek in Everest regions

One of the most famous treks in the Everest trekking region is the Everest Base Camp Trek. If you want to enjoy the essence of the Everest Region as a whole, then Everest Base Camp is the best choice. The trek 12 to 14 days but for short time trekkers, you can use the helicopter option also and make a trek for 1 week. The highest altitude you will reach is in Kalapatthar at the altitude of 5,554m. It is one of the best viewpoints of Everest trekking to see the sunrise and magnificent views of the high mountains.

If you are looking for a more challenging trek then go to our three Passes Trek also called the Everest high pass trek.  This difficult trek is  Spanning around 15 – 21 days, you can enjoy the marvelous panorama of mountains from the three high passes of Kongma La, Cho La, and Rengo La. All of these passes are above 5000 m height., Another famous trek is the Gokyo valley if you have a short time choose our Gokyo lakes trek 10 days package. This route gives you a spectacular view of the sparkling high-altitude lakes.

for the short treks in the Everest region, there is a 5 to 7 days trek around Namche valley, Khumjung, and Khunde area. Everest view trek 5 days, Our Everest luxury trek goes till Mende. The less travel and new trek route Pikey peak also getting popular these days. Most of the short treks in Everest regions are of medium difficulty. So, if you have limited time and want to enjoy the highest mountain view you can choose these short treks.

Best Time to Visit

The best time for Everest trekking is in the autumn season (September–December) and if we choose October and November are best. During this time the skies are clearer and almost no rain, so the visibility is high.  Another best time is to visit in the Spring season(March-May). This is the flower blooming season also so enjoy the rhododendron flowers along the trail.  During your Everest trekking at this time, you can enjoy the unobstructed views of the spectacular mountain ranges. Monsoon is not a good time to visit as the visibility is poor, and flights get cancel and delayed a lot at this time. Winter is ok to trek in the lower part as the upper part is snowing and very cold and high passes are blocked from the snow.

What to pack for your Everest trekking

The Everest base camp trek is difficult to trek so you need to have the proper equipment to succeed this trip.

You will sleep in the tea house and eat there so you just need to carry your personal belongings which are enough from the cold. Below are some suggested items to take with you while your Everest trekking

  • Walking boots with waterproof and have ankle support
  • Trainer or casual shoes you can use after a day trek.
  • Hiking Shorts (3): Quick drying type, not cotton!
  • Trekking Pants (3), preferably that zip on/off at the knees so you can use them as shorts also.
  • Loose, casual trousers for trekking
  • Thermal wear for colder areas
  • Lightweight underwear – Capilene or other synthetic.
  • Cotton pants or (loose jeans/khakis).
  • T-Shirts: Cotton for lower altitude walking. the synthetic is good above 2500m.
  • Thermal Underwear: Synthetic polypropylene
  • Waterproof Jacket. Quality waterproof clothing is essential. A proofed nylon or Gore-Tex jacket is recommended
  • Fleece jacket or pullover.
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional).
  • Goretex or warm jacket for winter trekking bring the down jacket
  •  women sports bras, Synthetic
  • Strong rucksack or large holdall to be carried by porters
  • Daysack to carry valuables such as passport, cash, camera, travel documents  personally
  • Plastic bags or stuff sacks to store
  • Plug adapter  2 round pin
  • Trail Map/Guide book
  • Journal & Pen, Pencils, and small notebooks
  •  Extra contacts or glasses
  • Quick-drying towel (medium-sized)
  • Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
  • Multipurpose soap/handwash
  • Deodorants
  • Nail clippers
  • Face and body moisturizer
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Small mirror
  • Wet wipes
  • Sanitizers
  • Water purification tablets or  iodine
  • Refillable Water bottles
  • Wool or fleece hat, or balaclava
  • Hat or cap for sun protection while trekking
  • Sunglasses or goggles
  • Warm gloves
  • Towel
  • Sun lotion
  • Lip balm
  • Sunglasses protect from day sunlight
  • Sleeping bag rated -20 degree Celcius  you can also get a sleeping bag liner
  • Some Extra pairs of T-shirts and also shorts.
  • Trekking pole
  • Camera
  • Flashlight and battery
  • First aid kit (with moleskin for blisters)

Flight delay/cancelation  and changes in the itinerary:

Be aware that Lukla flights are based on weather conditions can sometimes lead to flight delays or changes. We always endeavor to make sure you reach your destination on time. And for our Everest three pass trek, we will re-arrange your ticket to the next available flight.

In the case of delaying Lukla flights, the client is responsible to bear all additional expenses including food and accommodation costs. If you wish to make alternative arrangements such as a Helicopter flight to avoid flight delays, all additional costs would be your responsibility.

in case of flight delays to Lukla on this Everest three pass trek, we will endeavor to accommodate you with the same hotel you use in Kathmandu on your arrival day. if It is not available we will look for other hotels for your availability until we have a confirmed flight for you. We will adjust the itinerary to ensure you get as much time as possible in the mountains. This may mean reducing/removing the Kathmandu nights at the end of the trip.

If in case the flight from Lukla to Kathmandu is canceled you will be asked to cover the additional night cost and food as well. You will be rebooked for your flight the next day. If flights can not operate due to extremely bad weather: In extreme conditions, the regular flights cannot operate. In such cases, We can assist you by providing helicopter service for your Everest luxury trek. You will be asked to pay this extra cost (less the regular flight ticket price). You may wish to place a claim for this with your insurance company on return to your home country

Some of the side treks of the Everet region

Trekking from Jiri to the Upper region

The Jiri route for Everest trekking is considered one of the old trekking routes to reach Mt. Everest. The Jiri Everest trekking offers an Everest low lands of inspiring and also breathtaking Himalayan scenery. It is worth pointing out that the walk-in from Jiri offers much benefit through gradual altitude acclimatization as well as a very special experience in getting to know the countryside lifestyle of this region and their Buddhist culture, rather than a direct flight to Lukla.

This area is mostly populated by hospitable Sherpa, the major attraction of this area are the majestic mountains, the high mountain villages, charming monasteries, and congenial people. Some of the highest mountain located in this area is the world’s tallest mountain Mount Everest, the alpine forests, glacial rivers, and amazing rhododendron and pine forests.

This is the oldest route of Everest trekking

The trail of this Everest trekking area begins from Jiri to Namche which passes through numerous interesting villages that are now visited by a small number of trekkers each year. During the taking of this route, you will also pass through the alpine forests, glacial rivers, and enjoy the warm hospitality of ethnic people. The best thing to trek from Jiri is you will pass through numerous villages of different ethnic groups. Some of them are Tamang, Jirel, Rai, Brahmin, Chettri, and of course the Sherpa’s too. While Visiting the Buddhist monasteries we can view with different prayer flags, the Sherpa, and other ethnic villages with their simple yet rich mountain lifestyles.

The views are gorgeous mountains, and walking in the Himalayas proves to be quite an intense experience. Jiri Everest Base Camp trekking is best for acclimatizing as the trail goes slowly higher and higher, after having a rest day at Namche Bazaar, trails continue to Monastery which is famous active at Khumbu Region, Tengboche Monastery where trekkers will be rewarded by the panoramic. some of the peaks that can be viewed in this trek are Everest (8848m), Cho Oyu (8152m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8463m) and AmaDablam (6456m), Thamserku, and many other surrounding mountains. You will also have the chance to have a close look at the spectacular Khumbu Icefall in Everest Base Camp.

Dudh Kunda Trek

Dudh Kunda is a lake, situated at the front of Number Himal, locally known as Milky Pond of Solu. It is also one of the best destination places in the Everest trekking regions.  Dudh Kunda Lake trekking is located in the low region of the Everest trekking or Solu region. Every August there is an influx of devotees of Hindus and Buddhists who come to perform the cleansing rituals at the lake. Dudh Kunda situated in the lap of Mt. Number literally means a lake of milk and is said to be a sacred lake and is venerated by the local people. You will also enjoy panoramic Himalayan views of Everest, Mt. Number, and also other Everest Himalaya range.

Furthermore, the region of Dudh Kunda trekking gets fewer tourists making it a refreshing and peaceful place to trek where you will be overawed by the locals, the natural beauty of the area, and the stunning mountain scenery. Dudh Kunda is a cultural and nature lover trek in Nepal. The trail to Dudh Kunda Everest trekking starts at Jiri on the route to Shivalaya following a spectacular, isolated ridge through dense forest and rocky and yak grazing pastures. The area is also quite remote and you are unlikely to meet anyone on this rarely traveled trail. Dudh Kunda trekking trail takes you through dense forests of rhododendron, a variety of wild animals & birds such as Mountain Thars, Bears, Leopard, Jackal, etc. From Sasarbeni, we move towards Dudh Kunda.

This is less travel route of our Everest trekking

While at the lake, take a walk right around its shore and look for the spring, high up on the Northeastern side, considered to be the source of the holy water. Amazing and beautiful views of flora and fauna, experience and interaction with diverse cultures of Sherpa, Khaling, Rai, Tamangs, Magar, Gurungs, make this journey a lifetime experience and achievement. The hospitality of the locals is for the most spirit warming experiences of the Solu Dudh Kunda area. Dudh Kunda Lukla trek; an amazing and adventurous journey would attract anyone to remember and have a life long experience.

Dudh Kunda Everest trekking trail takes you all the way through the ancient trading routes in the Everest region, crossing the river valleys, narrow ridges, up and downhills. This trail will take you through the pike peak and famous Goli Gompa up to the holy Lake Dudh Kunda. Thus It is the final destination of our trek where we can view the amazing lake. From the lake vicinity, you can enjoy panoramic views of the Everest Himalaya range. This newly opened and unique Dudh Kunda trekking trail has been designed by “Above the Himalaya trekking (p) Ltd” for you to provide a magnificent look at the high mountains and isolated Solu region.

Rolwaling Trek

It is situated between the Everest and Langtang Himalaya ranges, below Gauri Shankar (7145m) and the south border of Tibet. This region lies between the Langtang range and the Everest trekking range. Rolwaling valley trekking is one of the hard passes in the Everest Himalaya. Therefore, while trekking in these regions we will meet the differents pope of  Khumbu, pass Tamang Village with wonderful views. This Everest trekking route is abundant with alpine lakes, hanging glaciers, moraines, high pastures, waterfalls, and an imminent view of snowy peaks in the backdrop. Rolawaling region is also rich in biological diversity, glacial lakes, mountains, and isolated villages.

More than that Rolwaling trek area is also home to many endangered and globally threatened animals. The Rolwaling Himal, along with the Tibetan border. From the northern edge of a wild, beautiful east-west valley that, due to its remote location, has been primarily near to trekkers. It is also an alternative trail to Everest trekking located in the west of Khumbu. Rolwaling Valley Trek is one of the problematic Trek, but the fantastic sight of Mt Langtang & Mt Everest from Rolwaling, majestic Mt Gauri Shanker, natural as well as cultural beauty, glance mountains river, the local lifestyle of Sherpa, Tamang, and Chettri makes the Trek worth the difficulty.

The vicinity is rich in flora and fauna with 16 major vegetation types, 34 species of mammals, 16 fish, 10 amphibians, 8 lizards, 14 snakes, and 235 birds. The main Highlights of the Rolwaling trek are magnificent forests and of course, the giant snow peak, Gaurishankar (7134m). The TshoRolpa is an excellent ice lake held back by terminal moraine on the way during Rolwaling trekking.  This Everest trekking route offers an excellent view of the high mountain ranges like Mt. Makalu, Mt. Gauri Shankar, and also the views of Pachermo and Ramdung peak.

The trek goes via Khumbu valley

The trail joins the Khumbu valley route so you can carry on to the Everest trekking or back to Lukla and fly to Kathmandu. Furthermore, the Rolwaling trek provides you an opportunity to Explore Diverse Vegetation, climate, topography, and other many beautiful places. The region is very close to the Tibetan border. Here you can see people highly influenced by Tibetan culture and have adopted Unique Culture and Tradition. People in the villages are very warm-heart and very kind as well.

Ama Dablam Base Camp visit

Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek is a great addition to the Everest trekking region. You can also add an extra day to your Everest base camp trek itinerary and can visit the Ama Dablam Base Camp. Lying at the height of 4600 m, the base camp is It offers you the best views of the surrounding snowcapped peaks. This beautiful mountain in the Himalayas has also, has superior importance to the Sherpas in the Khumbu region.

To reach Ama Dablam Base Camp, you need to walk on the classic Everest Base Camp route itself. In terms of walking from Tengboche to Dingboche, you’ll come across a village known as Pangboche. Here, you’ll have to spend an extra day so that you’re able to explore Ama Dablam Base Camp. Simply head west, instead of north, from Pangboche, to reach Ama Dablam Base Camp.

A side trip from Dingboche village

As a trekker, you have two alternatives here. Either you can go for the entire Everest Base Camp trek and have the trek to Ama Dablam simply as a side trip, or you could go up to Ama Dablam, and make your way back to Lukla. This way you can have all the fun, however, your trek remains short. While you will be at the Base camp it offers you the best opportunity to observe the mountain very closely taking you up to the base of the peak at an elevation of 4,600 meters. This trek also follows our famous trek route of base camp until Pangboche and then with around two days’ hike to the top, the trail turns off on its own less congested path.

This trek is an excellent opportunity to get familiar with the traditional Sherpa lifestyle, and their religion and culture while relishing the panoramic view of the world’s towering peaks and serene beauty of the Himalayas. So, if you’re pondering about heading to Everest Trekking in  Nepal for an unforgettable excursion, the Ama Dablam Base Camp trek is one of the best options to choose from amongst numerous.

Khumbu Icefall

Khumbu icefalls are located on the top of the Khumbu Glacier. It is formed due to the fast movements of Khumbu Glacier.  The glacier that you will see between Mahalangur and the Kumbhakarna ranges is Khumbu Glacier, The view is spectacular in the early morning, as the ice is not melted till then, otherwise, It will be slippery afterward. The icefall is considered to be the deadliest and toughest section of the Everest trekking journey. This icefall is the key route for our mount  Everest trekking and mountains like Lhotse and Nuptse are its neighbors. Khumbu Icefall starts from the elevation of 4600 m and goes higher.

The Khumbu Glacier consists of Khumbu icefall which is the first obstacle climber’s face during the Mt. Everest expedition. It originates from the Khumbu Glacier. The glacier melts with the sun’s rays and flows to reach the point where Khumbu Icefall starts. Due to global warming, the ice sheets are melting fast and now Khumbu Icefall is considered the melting river of ice that shifts every year.

 

Kala Patthar

Kala Patthar means  ‘black rock’ in English, Kala Patthar stands at an impressive 5500m above sea level. This is the highest altitude reached on most of our Everest trekking route. It is located to the south of the Himalayan ranges, just above the Gorak Shep. It overlooks the Khumbu Glacier, Everest Base Camp, and is an incredible viewpoint for Everest itself. Although the trek to the top, especially before sunrise, is strenuous on the body and mind, it was one of the highlights of my trip to Nepal.

Most of the trekkers on the route of Everest trekking don’t miss to be here and it t takes about 2-2.5 hours to reach the top of Kala Patthar from Gorak Shep.  if you wanted to see the best sunrise view Be sure to get there before sunrise.
The top boulder on Kala Patthar is very dangerous to be on, there’s a sheer drop on the other side so it’s best to avoid it
Things to pack: Flashlight or headlamp, warm clothes, water, something to take pictures with. Kala Patthar is a mountain that mountaineers who summit Everest will spend time on as well. If you’re trekking to Everest Base Camp in May you can see some of these famous climbers here.

 

Khumbu Glacier

The Khumbu Glacier is located in the Mount Everest and the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge With elevations of 4,900 m It begins from Western Cwm and flows down through the Khumbu Valley. Afterward, melting, it drains into the Lobuche River. This glacier is the highest of all glaciers in the world. The slow-moving ice from the glacier in the form of the river can be best seen from Everest base camp or from the Kala Patthar. During our Everest trekking, we will follow the  Khumbu Glacier in the final part of the trail. It is one of the more famous and often visited Himalayan glaciers as it is the key route for climbing Mount Everest also.

Nangkartshang Peak

This peak lies in our Everest trekking village of Dingboche and easy “walkable” peaks in the region. This is also one more a sub-peak of a higher ridge than it is an independent mountain. while you are at the top you will be rewarding the best view of Mount  Kangtega, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Taboche.

Since our Everest trekking spends a rest day for acclimatizing in Dingboche before going to higher places such as Kala Pattar, Everest Basecamp, or Island Peak. They are climbing Nangkartshang is one way to kill one of the “rest” days and one of the most worthwhile as well. This is an easy ascent than some of the other walks up peaks in the areas and good to be fit for the other peak climbing also. It’s a great half-day excursion and gives you a spectacular view of the Khumbu region. As the  People stay in Dingboche for some rest. Thus, Climbing Nangkartshang is also a way to send out your rest day in an exciting way.

Hiking Gokyo Ri

Gokyo Peak is located at the end of the Gokyo Valley of Everest trekking in the Khumbu region of Nepal. This is a short day side trip from Gokyo lake. you will hike up to the top of Gokyo Ri mountain and the Gokyo valley. During the hiking, we will explore the calm and lively settlements of this region. The Gokyo village is one of the highest altitude settlements in the world. from the top, we will see the base of the magnificent Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and other peaks. This is another famous point to get spectacular views after Kala Patthar. Therefore,  Gokyo Ri being an ideal alternative place in the Everest trekking region.

Chhukung Village (4730m)

The Chukhung Valley is a small village in the northeast of Dingboche where it connects the Pheriche Valley. The trail passes through the vast landscape, stone-walled fields, and Imja Khola valley before entering glacier moraines amid the lofty peaks. We can make an acclimatization day trip for our Everet trekking route to Base camp and Kala Patthar. The walk is easy, less crowded with spectacular mountain views. This is the best village to prepare and arrange the climbing equipment with your guide also for the Island peak. the very close up mountain panorama  Ama Dablam, Imja Tse (Island peak) Nuptse, Lhotse, and Everest are worth watching from Chhukung.

Thame Village (3800 m)

Thame is a day hike from Namche bazaar about two and a half hours and it is a more traditional village  From here, it is a relatively flat walk that takes in some very pleasant scenery. This is the birthplace of many record holders climbing Mount Everest. Therefore we can also say this village is an Everest summiteer residence where famous climber born Kami Rita Sherpa (23 time Everest summiteer), Apa Sherpa (21 time Everest summiteer), Ang Rita Sherpa (10 times Everest summiteer without using artificial oxygen) are from here. The Everest trekking route is pretty easy with a moderate climb on the pine and rhododendron forest from Namche Bazaar. We will pass the small stupa, Choas well as monasteries where the Buddhist flag blowing into the thin air.

Hillary Memorial Chorten’s Viewpoint

We can make an easy day excursion from Namche reset day to Khunde. You can also visit Hillary Memorial Chortens (stupas), which is just about 20 minutes up the hill behind Kunde Monastery. There are Three shortens which are dedicated to the Everest summiteers, his wife and daughter, who died in a plane crash while working on aid projects in the region. You will enjoy the mind-blowing views of Thamserku peak, Namche Bazaar, and Thame Village.

Imja Tsho and Amphu Labtsa

While you are in The Chhukung you can make a detour to the Amphu Labtsa Phedi is further away and higher than Imja Tse BC. It will take about 6 hours trip for going up and back. I made a day hike there last year from Chukkhung, 3:00h up and 2:30h down, 500m climb. It used to be a snow-covered, glaciated wall, now just an ugly grey slab of stone. The glacier had also mostly disappeared, like most small glaciers in the Himalayas. If you are fit hiking then you can certainly visit both Imja Tse BC and Amphu Labtsa Phedi in a day. Thus it will be an amazing experience to visit The Imja Tsho’ lake and the base of the wall-like Amphu Laptsa Pass. Furthermore, this is a wild and remote high mountain landscape in the Everest trekking route.

 

Chola- Tsho

The Chola Tsho is a stunning alpine lake just 30 minutes off the main Everest trekking trail. It liest in, between Lobuche and Dughla. you can visit this beautiful lake of Chola Tsho as it is about 3 hours walking above Dughla to Lobuche in a single day due to acclimatization issues. If you are doing the Everest three pass trek, when you will arrive at Cho la pass sand Dzonglla you can see Chola-Tsho sits at the base of craggy Cholatse Peak.

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Everest Trekking - Packages

everest three pass trek
USD 1960
Everest base camp short trek
USD 1298
everest luxury trek
USD 2690
gokyo lake trek
USD 1180
Pikey peak trek
USD 850
Everest view trek
USD 850

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