Everest High Passes Trek

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 16 days
  • tour type Private
  • tour_type Private tour
  • age requirement 10+ years old
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  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
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  • Trek to Everest Base Camp, the starting point for those heading for the top of the world
  • Traverse three high passes that are over 5000 metres. See the beautiful Gokyo Lakes
  • Get a closeup view of Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse & Mt Makalu
  • Enjoy exploring the famous Everest region, home of the Sherpas
This 16-day, guided trek is not for the fainthearted. Join us on an adventure of a lifetime that takes you to Everest Base Camp and involves crossing three high-mountain passes that are over 5,000 meters, namely, the Kongma La Pass (5,535m), Cho La Pass (5,380m) and the Renjo La Pass (5,388m).

Start out by taking the route from Lukla to Everest Base Camp. Cross the first of the three passes, Kongma La, on your way to Lobuche from Chhukung. Back in Lobuche from the base camp, you will take the trail to the Gokyo Valley. In the subsequent days, you will hike through the remaining two mountain passes, Cho La and Renjo La.

See some of the most spectacular destinations in the Himalayas and enjoy stunning views of some of the worlds's highest mountains, including Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Mount Makalu and Mount Cho Oyu, among others. Take in the beauty of the glistening Gokyo Lakes before making your way down to Lukla. For more details, please scroll down.

5 - Excellent
Based on 65 reviews
Chieko's review for another Nepal Climbing Adventure Pvt. Ltd. tour
5 - Excellent
  • Chieko
  • On Jan 10 2019
“Chris is very relaxing and easy going. He told us a lot of information about Nepal nature and culture during our hike. My husband I enjoyed his knowledge. We were completely free from stress. This trip is a perfect "medicine" for mindfulness.”
Nepal Climbing Adventure Pvt. Ltd. responded to this review on : “Greetings from NCA Team!!

Thank you for writing this great review for us. Its good to know that you both throughly enjoyed your Nepal trip. Your specific mention to our staff means a lot to us and makes us very happy. We look forward to welcome you both again in Nepal.

Nepal Climbing Adventure Team”
Jaroslav's review for another Nepal Climbing Adventure Pvt. Ltd. tour
5 - Excellent
  • Jaroslav
  • From Czech Republic
  • On Oct 22 2019
Nepal Climbing Adventure Pvt. Ltd. responded to this review on : “Greetings from Nepal Climbing Adventure Team!!

Thank you for your short and sweet review.

NCA Team”
Bui's review for another Nepal Climbing Adventure Pvt. Ltd. tour
5 - Excellent
  • Bui
  • From Vietnam
  • On Jan 09 2019
“I have done Everest base camp trek on Novemver 2018. It was amazing trek with best services from Nepal Climbing Adventure.
Nice Guide and Porter very helpul.
Thanks for all and definetly will come back!”
Nepal Climbing Adventure Pvt. Ltd. responded to this review on : “Hello and Namaste!!

First of all, We team hearty congratulate for your successful trek to Everest Base Camp. We are happy that we got a chance to serve you and we look forward to welcoming you in Nepal again.

Best regards,
Nepal Climbing Adventure Team”
  • Day 1: Fly to Lukla from Kathmandu
  • Day 2: Lukla – Namche Bazaar
  • Day 3: Acclimatisation day in Namche
  • Day 4: Namche – Tengboche
  • Day 5: Tengboche – Dingboche
  • Day 6: Dingboche – Chhukung
  • Day 7: Trek to Lobuche, cross the Kongma La Pass
  • Day 8: Lobuche – Everest Base Camp
  • Day 9: Climb Kala Patthar and trek to Dzong La
  • Day 10: Trek to Gokyo Lakes, cross the Cho La Pass
  • Day 11: Climb Gokyo Ri
  • Day 12: Trek to Lungden, cross Renjo La Pass
  • Day 13: Lungden – Thame
  • Day 14: Thame – Namche Bazaar
  • Day 15: Namche – Lukla
  • Day 16: Lukla – Kathmandu (flight)
  • Meals: 15 breakfasts
  • Airport pickup & drop-off transfers. Domestic flight tickets: Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu
  • Guesthouse accommodation during the trek
  • An experienced, English-speaking trekking guide
  • Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park permits and Khumbu Pashang Lhamu Rural Municipality tax
  • A first aid medical kit & an oximeter
  • A sleeping bag, down jacket & a duffel bag (to be returned after the trek is over)
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Porter
  • Nepal visa fees
  • International flight tickets
  • Hotel in Kathmandu (we can assist with booking if needed)
  • Travel insurance that covers high-altitude climbing as well as accidents, emergencies and chopper evacuation
  • Meals except those mentioned on the itinerary. Bar and beverage bills
  • Expenses that are personal in nature, such as laundry, telephone, internet/e-mail, etc
  • Porter for carrying luggage (can book one at an additional amount)
  • Tips to your guide and porter
  • Anything not mentioned in the 'What's Included' section or the itinerary
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Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • An average group size of maximum 8 people have been implemented on this tour to protect against COVID-19.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented per local government advice. Frequent disinfection of regularly touched surfaces is highly encouraged. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be ensured in our accommodations and also during transportation.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travelers safe.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • What is the weather going to be like when I travel to Everest Base Camp?

    The weather in Nepal varies by season. For example, November to January is the dry season with sunny days, clear skies and usually no rain. However, on Everest Base Camp, the temperatures at this altitude will be cold, particularly at night. February to May and September to October is the most popular time to travel to EBC, with usually fairly dry and stable weather, although there may be the occasional shower. June to August is monsoon season in Nepal, but once you pass 3,000 meters altitude there is less and less rain. Check out our guide on the best time to visit Nepal for more on specific monthly climate and seasons.

  • How much money do I need to bring with me?

    Your personal budget obviously depends on your spending habits and what is included in your trip cost. If accommodation is included, but meals are not, we would suggest that you bring around 30 USD per day per person for meals. Having a hot shower or charging your device sometimes costs extra. There are also sometimes small crafts/souvenirs to buy along the trekking route which you may want to bring extra money for. Also, consider whether you would be staying in Kathmandu or Pokhara before or after your trek.

  • Are there bag weight restrictions for the small aircraft flight from Kathmandu to Lukla?

    Yes. The baggage weight allowance on the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is 10 kg for checked baggage plus 5kg for hand baggage for a total of 15 kg. Bags overweight will be charged approximately USD 1 per kg over the limit.


  • How much should my backpack weigh?

    A properly packed backpack (not including your day pack) should ideally not weigh more than 13 kg. It is also important to note that if you are taking a flight to the start of your trek, many smaller aircraft have weight restrictions. For example, if you are flying from Kathmandu to Lukla, you are only allowed 10kg of checked luggage, and 5 kg of hand baggage. Thus, in case of a small flight, you should ideally pack a 10 kg backpack for checked luggage, and then add 5 kg in your hand baggage. You can then re-shuffel the weigt once you start your trek at the trailhead.  

  • Do I need a porter?

    The decision to hire a porter is up to you and usually based on your fitness level and/or budget. One porter can be shared between two people and can carry up to 25 kg. Many trekkers hire a porter to have a more comfortable trek.

If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.
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