In Kathmandu, we will explore Kathmandu Valley’s Cultural World Heritage Sites designated by UNESCO. These include ancient palaces and temples. Then we will embark on Everest Three Pass Traverse, which takes us along the traditional Everest trail to Chhukung Valley below Lhotse. From here, we will hike through trails east to west below Nuptse crossing the Kongmala (pass) to Lobuche. Then we will hike to Kalapathar viewpoint to enjoy the majestic view of Everest, other sister peaks and the surrounding natural beauty. After enjoying the enchanting beauty of Everest Valley, we’ll hike down to Dzonglha from where we hike up Chola and across the Ngozumpa Glacier to Gokyo Lake below Mount Cho Oyu.
From Gokyo Lake, we will hike over Renjola and come out to Thame village below Tashi Lapcha-Nangpala and then back to Namche. We will visit two major viewpoints such as Kalapathar and Gokyo Ri. Stunning mountain views, scenery and Sherpa culture are the theme of this trek. If you desire to hike the Everest region including the high-altitude pass trails, then join us. We will lead the way for you with careful planning so that you will have a safe and pleasant trip of a lifetime. This trek is suitable for experienced hikers seeking the ultimate experience in adventure hiking in nature that is rugged, steep, uneven and exposed terrains in the higher slopes of the mountains.
Light Crampons for snow and ice hiking are required. Please consult us before buying one. Ice axe and rope we will carry as precautionary measures. With the global warming effect, moraine glaciers and ice glaciers are more unstable.
Comfortable Lodging in Kathmandu Valley:
Quality boutique hotels Nepali Ghar Hotel or Hotel Thamel House close to the hustle and bustle of Thamel will be your comfort when traveling with Sherpa Travel.
If these hotels are full, similar lodging will be provided. We strongly suggest to book your trip far in advance to get the best desired lodging and airfares.
Comfortable and Economical Lodging while on trek:
We will provide mix of both comfortable and economical lodging while on trek as we are traveling in remote areas where standard of accommodation varies from one place to another. We will book and confirm the best available comfortable and economical lodging along the trekking route. During peak tourism season, some locations will be very full. We strongly suggest to book your trip far in advance to get the best desired lodging and airfares.
Lodge to lodge Trek Program:
This trek involves overnights in lodges and trekking on the main trail as well as less traveled trails from one lodge to another. Breakfast and dinners are served at the lodges where we spend the night. Lunches are served at local inns and restaurants while on the way.
Contingency Plan: if we cannot secure lodge booking at all overnight stops, we will employ camping crew to carry camping equipment and food to use wherever we are short of lodge rooms. This is necessary during peak tourism season as there are limited lodge facilities.
Trip leadership by local English-speaking licensed Nepali guide throughout the trip and support staff guides (1 porter per 2 clients) are employed to carry your luggage on the trek.