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Everest Kalapatthar Trek (12 days)

Trip Facts

Everest Kalapatthar TrekTrekking Type: Lodge Trek
Trekking Grade: ▲▲▲ (?)
Maximum Altitude: 5550 m.
Best Season: October - November, March - May

Trekking Itinerary

Day 01: PHAKDING (2610M.) Kathmandu- to-Lukla by flight 30 minute and you will have nice warm Break fast time about 1 hour in Lukla and trekking starts with your guide. Descend to Chaurikharka valley about hours from Lukla and straight/flat continue through the Chomlo, Tharokoshi, Ghat zigzag up and down with right side Kushumkhang and opposite Kongde Ridge and Left side DudhKoshi valley river view. It is first day very nice Journey and on the way lunch break in Ghat about 1 and hours and to get to Phakding is 1and hours walk after lunch and in Phakding we are going to stay in very nice Lodge with DudhKoshi River view.

Day: 02 NAMCHE BAZAR (3440M.)
The trial crosses and re-crosses the Dudhkoshi through the villages of Benkyar, monjo, and Jorshalle then climbs steeply 600m. To the market town of Namche Enjoy market there.

Day 03: REST DAY for acclimatize and sightseeing around there.
Our sight seeing Namchebazar and about Hour walk up hill to Sagarmatha national park museum on the hill, in side the house and out side this is one of the viewing point for Khumbu valley and Mt.Everest, Lohtse, Nuptse, Thamsherku, Kusumkhang, Khangteka, Amadablem, Iceland peak, Touche, Cholache and backside Kongde RI, Tenggiritau, Nup lho shar, poacher, Tengi Ragitau,Langmocheri, seeing very nice panoramic view and Sagarmatha national park museum and back to Hotel.

Day 04: TENGBOCHE (3800m): About 5 and hours walk up hill about 15 minutes and straight/flat way this is a best view point of north side and East side and east side is Dudhkoshi river valley, and 2 hours to get the place of Sanasha which is the Junction way to Khumjung and Gokyo valley and Tengbouche it is also a good view point of all round mountains from here the way is decently about 1 hour and cross the Dudhkoshi suspension bridge and Lunch break will be here and up hill 2 hours to get Tengbouche.

Day 05: PHERICHE (4200m): About 6 hours walk In the morning before your breakfast you will see very nice round view even from inside of your room but much better is going outside for seeing round the best view MT. Everest and Lohtse and Nuptse and also you can join the biggest monastery in solukhumbu region which is in the Tengbouche you can join in the prayer in the monastery in the morning gathering together with many Lamas and monks. After you will enjoy view and praying monastery back to hotel and after breakfast you will start the trek. The trek this day
from here gently descent with Jungle view and then Dudhkoshi river before the Pangbouche will cross the bridge which is very interesting to cross because it’s very narrow and deep. After bridge gently up to get first Pangbouche village and zigzag flat. We will have lunch in Somare and after lunch gently up and Pheriche pass, which is 4400m and 15 minutes down hill, cross again the bridge and 15 minutes flat to get Pheriche. Here in Pheriche is Himalayan sickness hospital also if you will feel altitude sickness then you can go to hospital after you reach there and the doctor will check up your health and also they will advice you better to go continue or rest or go
back etc. and overnight here in Lodge.

Day 06: LOBUCHE (4910m) 5 hours walk
This day after breakfast you will start the trek at first 1 hour way is flat and slightly up with round mountains view and then the valley view with river view. And going uphill 1 and hours crossing bridge again and get Thukla here is 2 tea houses at the height of 4600m. You will have lunch break here and after lunch about hours is steep up to get the grave yard of the persons who died in Mt. Everest and also this place is very nice view point for all round mountains, from here the way go flat and slightly up
and flat to get Lobouche. Here is the settlement of about 7 to 8 lodges, Overnight in good Lodge.

Day 07: Early morning after cup of tea/coffee start for Excursion Kalapathaar (5550m) from Lobuche the way is gently up about 1 hour to get to the glacier point and about 1 and hours we will have to walk on the glacier trail in right side lies the Khumbu glacier and opposite in the front Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Khumbuche, Lingtren, Pumori and many others all round mountains and valley of the glacier and also we will be able to see from here the Kalapathaar. In 2 and hours we get to the place of Gorakshep where is 2 lodges will have breakfast here with Sunshine and all
round montains views. After breakfast start to climb for Kalapathaar 2 and to 3 hours to get kalapathaar summit depends on your waliking pace and enjoy an hour up to your wish and back to Gorakshep and Lunch in Gorakshep and after lunch same way back to Lobouche and same Lodge.

Day 08: DINGBOCHE (4410m) 4 and hours walk
Down the Morraine and slowly losing altitude reach upper side of the Pheriche the way straight to Dingboche. From before getting to Dingboche on this small pass this is one of the best view point because we will see all round mountains in this valley including Makalu 1 from here.

Day 09:TENGBOCHE (3900m) 5 and hours walk Easy walk down the imja khola to pangboche then a short climb to this famous monastery.

Day 10: NAMCHE (3440m.) 5 hours walk
Down the Dudh koshi, phunggu thyangga and a climb up to the shanasha from here slide down to the Namche bazaar have look market from arly morning to until 2 and 1/12 afternoon. If we will be on Saturday because only here is the weekly Saturday market, In this market all those things for selling is brought from low far down villages 5 to 7 days they carry continue upto here for selling.

Day 11: LUKLA (2800m.) 7 hours walk Continue down the Dudh koshi to the mountain airstrip, In Lukla overnight in nice Lodge.

30 minutes flight to Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu.