EVEREST HIGH PASS TREKKING (22-25 days)

EVEREST HIGH PASS TREKKING (22-25 days)

overview

Overview

Located in the eastern Himalayan Khumbu region of Nepal, the Everest High Pass region offers a wide range of trekking experiences. From the well- developed trail to Everest Base Camp to treks in remote semi-wilderness areas, there is a choice to suit all-comers. The most frequented part of the region is located in Solukhumbu district, the home of the legendary Sherpas. The northern part of the district (Khumbu) is encompassed in the Everest National Parks, which was established to protect the fragile environment of this alpine region. To the east of Everest national park is the Makalu BARUN National Park, a remote and wild stretch of mountain peaks and deep densely forested valleys. To the west is the Rolwaling valley, a well-protected microcosm of cultures and ecology. The southern part of the district, Solu is much less frequented by tourists and can be a very rewarding destination in its own right. Besides Mount Everest there are three other 8000 meter peaks in the region, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, and Makalu and in addition numerous other peaks of lesser altitude but no less stunning. Add to these glacial lakes, rohododendron forests, native flora and fauna, traditional villages and ancient Buddhist monasteries, all go to makes this region a spectacular destination.

This tour majorly involves the Eastern part of the Himalayan Khumbu Region of Nepal and this tour also includes the Everest High Pass Region which offers an overall adventurous trekking experience.

itinerary

  • Day 01

    KATHMANDU ARRIVAL

    We will meet you at the Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to your hotel. When you have had time to settle in and freshen up after your long flight, you will be invited to visit our office for a briefing about your program. During this visit we will help you check your equipment and facilitate the processing of other necessary items such as National Park Permits etc.

  • Day 02

    FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING TOUR OF KATHMANDU VALLEY

    After you have had your breakfast we will take you on a sightseeing tour around the Kathmandu valley. You will visit the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNESCO World Heritage site) & the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. You will also visit Swyambhunath, also known as the Monkey Temple, a 2000 year old temple, A visit to Patan City will enchant you with it’s famous fine arts and historical architecture. On return to your hotel you will have time to explore the local area, have dinner and perhaps take a leisurely stroll through the famous Durbar Square.

  • Day 03

    FLIGHT FROM KTM – LUKLA & TREKKING TO PHAKDING (2652M) 3 – 4 HOURS:

    After you have had your breakfast we will take you on a sightseeing tour around the Kathmandu valley. You will visit the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNESCO World Heritage site) & the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. You will also visit Swyambhunath, also known as the Monkey Temple, a 2000 year old temple, A visit to Patan City will enchant you with it’s famous fine arts and historical architecture. On return to your hotel you will have time to explore the local area, have dinner and perhaps take a leisurely stroll through the famous Durbar Square.

     

  • Day 04

    PHAKDING TREKKING TO NAMCHE BAZAAR (3,440M) 5-6 HOURS:

    After you have had your breakfast we will take you on a sightseeing tour around the Kathmandu valley. You will visit the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNESCO World Heritage site) & the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. You will also visit Swyambhunath, also known as the Monkey Temple, a 2000 year old temple, A visit to Patan City will enchant you with it’s famous fine arts and historical architecture. On return to your hotel you will have time to explore the local area, have dinner and perhaps take a leisurely stroll through the famous Durbar Square.

  • Day 05

    ACCLIMATIZATION DAY IN NAMCHE (3440M)

    After you have had your breakfast we will take you on a sightseeing tour around the Kathmandu valley. You will visit the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNESCO World Heritage site) & the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. You will also visit Swyambhunath, also known as the Monkey Temple, a 2000 year old temple, A visit to Patan City will enchant you with it’s famous fine arts and historical architecture. On return to your hotel you will have time to explore the local area, have dinner and perhaps take a leisurely stroll through the famous Durbar Square.

  • Day 06

    PhortseTenga [3,440 m].

    Trek to PhortseTenga [3,440 m].

  • Day 07

    DOLE [3,620 M].

    Trek to Dole [3,620 m].

  • Day 08

    MACCHERMO 4,440 M]:

    Trek to Macchermo 4,440 m].

  • Day 09

    GOKYO [4,750 M].

    Trek to Gokyo [4,750 m].

  • Day 10

    ASCENT OF GOKYO- RI AND BACK TO GOKYO [4,750 M].

    Trek to Ascent of Gokyo- Ri And Back To Gokyo [4,750 m]

  • Day 11

    THANGNA (4,700 METERS).

    Trek to Thangna (4,700 meters).

  • Day 12

    DZONGLA (4,843 M) VIA CHOLA-PASS.

    Trek to Dzongla (4,843 m) Via Chola-Pass.

  • Day 13

    LOBUCHE [4,930 M].

    Trek to Lobuche [4,930 m].

  • Day 14

    GORAKCHEP [5,170 M]. / EVEREST BASE CAMP [5,350 M].

    Trek to Gorakchep [5,170 m]. / Everest Base camp [5,350 m]. trip in the Afternoon.

  • Day 15

    KALAPATTAR [5,545 M]. AND BACK TO DINGBOCHE [[4,350 M].

    Trek to Kalapattar [5,545 m]. And Back To Dingboche [4,350 m].

  • Day 16

    DINGBOCHE.

    Rest at Dingboche. (4,350 m).

  • Day 17

    NAMCHE BAZAAR [3,440 M].

    Trek to Namche Bazaar [3,440 m].

  • Day 18

    PHAKDAING [2,640 M].

    Trek to Phakdaing [2,640 m].

  • Day 19

    LUKLA [2,810 M]

    Trek to Lukla [2,810 m].

  • Day 20

    LUKLA – KATHMANDU

    Fly Back To Kathmandu [1,338m] & free day in Kathmandu.

  • Day 21

    KATHMANDU

    Rest day in Kathmandu.

  • Day 22

    DEPART KATHMANDU

    Transfer to Kathmandu International Airport for journey onwards or you can follow our extension options such as Mount Everest Flight, Paragliding, Bunjee Jumping, etc.

prices

Per Person on Twin Sharing in US$ Suppliment
1 2-3 4-6 7-9 10-14 15 & ABOVE Single Room Half Board Full Board

include/exclude

cost include
  • Hotel Or Tent Accommodation on a twin share basis (unless single has been requested) for the nights listed in the itinerary.
  • Meals as specified.
  • All internal transport as the itinerary.
  • Sightseeing tours where specified.
  • All trekking arrangements including, trekking permits, National Park entrance fees, luxury lodge accommodation and porters.
  • Loan of trek packs while on trek (including adjustable walking sticks, 2 water bottles and rain poncho) your porters will carry one water bottle and the rain poncho for you.
  • Down jacket, wool hat, wool gloves, sandals/slippers, towels, soap and candles (these items are kept in each of the lodges or your room).
  • Basic first aid kit carried by your guide.
cost exclude
  • Nepal entry & re-entry visa fees.
  • Extra flight & Airport Taxes (Domestic & International).
  • Entry fees for the sightseeing places in Kathmandu.
  • Personal equipments and clothing.
  • Expenses of personal nature like; shopping, alcoholic drinks etc.
  • Travel insurance, rescue expenses and medical expenses.
  • Donations, Tips & Gratuities.
  • Extra porters if asked by the group.
  • Other expenses beyond our control i.e. landslides, natural calamities, road blockade, political disturbance, flight cancellation etc
  • Extra services not mentioned in trek itinerary.

Fixed Departure Dates

Scenic Nepal Tour (06 D/05 N)- KTM-Chitwan Park / Pokhara

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

VEHICLE ALLOCATION

Pax Travelling Vehicle Type
2 – 3 ADULTS Toyota / Ford Figo / Tata Indica / Nissan Car
4 – 10 ADULTS Toyota Hi–Ace 13 Seated With Roof For Baggage.
11–14 ADULTS Toyota Or Nissan Jumbo Hi–Ace 16 Seated With Roof For Baggage.
15–21 ADULTS Japanese Costar Bus -24 Seated
22–30 ADULTS Deluxe Tata Mini Bus -35 Seated
31–35 ADULTS Deluxe Coach -40 Seater

HOTELS WE USE

Properties Kathmandu
Luxury Hyatt  Regency / Dwarikas Village
5 Star Deluxe SoalteeCrawn Plaza /Yak & Yeti / Annapurna / Radission
5 Star Everest / Shangri – La / Hotel Malla
4 Star Airport Hotel / Grand / Vaishali / Royal Singi
3 Star Manaslu  / Manang / Samsara Resort
Standard Hotel Thamel / Moonlight / Hotel Harati

Note

TRIP PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY • Payment Terms : 100 % payments: At the time of confirmation. • Cancellation:  60 – 30 days prior to departure 10% of the tour cost  29 - 15 days prior to departure 20% of the tour cost  14 to 7 days prior to departure 40 % of the tour cost.  6 days or less no refunds Our cancellation policy applies in every instance. There will be no exception for any reasons therefore; we strongly recommend that you purchase trip cancellation insurance. This low cost insurance protects all deposits and payments should you have to cancel your trip due to personal or family illness. Should you or anyone in your choice purchase this insurance, please deal directly with the insurance company. Baggage and accident insurance are also available. By making reservations with VirginTrails.com or its associates and depositing your advance payment with agents, our representatives, or us you agree to each of the foregoing terms and conditions and agree that you are thereby bound. You also acknowledge that you have carefully read and understood the foregoing terms and conditions.
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