'Christmas and New Year
at Kala Pattar' Trek
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International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation
International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation
Nepal Mountaineering Association
Nepal Mountaineering Association
Himalayan Rescue Association
Himalayan Rescue Association
The Union Of Asian Alpine Association
The Union Of Asian Alpine Association

Awards

International Olympic Committee
International Olympic Committee

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National Geographic
CNN
Discovery Chhanel
History Channel

Associated With

International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation
International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation
Nepal Mountaineering Association
Nepal Mountaineering Association
Himalayan Rescue Association
Himalayan Rescue Association
The Union Of Asian Alpine Association
The Union Of Asian Alpine Association

Awards

International Olympic Committee
International Olympic Committee

We Have Worked With

National Geographic
CNN
Discovery Chhanel
History Channel
  • Hard

    12 Days 11 Nights

    Trip Code: ATT-252

  • Destination

    Nepal

  • Max Altitude

    5500 m

  • Activity

    Trekking

  • Accomodation

    Hotel/Lodge

  • Region

    Everest

  • Trip Starts

    Kathmandu

  • Trip Ends

    Kathmandu

Kala Pattar Trek
This trek is very similar to the Everest Base Camp trek, but without going to Base Camp. The climax of this trek, hiking up Kala Pattar is also the highlight as it offers spectacular views of Mount Everest. This picturesque trek incorporates stunning views of the surrounding mountains, historic gompas, beautiful forests and a real insight into local Sherpa village life.

Difficulty Level

Hard

You need to be in average physical condition, able to walk up to a maximum of 5 hours a day on unpaved trails and track.\r\n

Detailed Itinerary

1Day 1
Schedule flight to Lukla (2840m). Trek to Phakding. (2610m)
Enjoy a scenic flight with stunning views as you fly alongside the Himalayas from Kathmandu to Lukla. Upon arrival in Lukla, it is a half day’s trek along the Dudh Kosi Valley to Phakding where you will rest for the night.
2Day 2
Namche Bazar (3440m)
Continuing along the Dudh Kosi (river), you will enter Sagarmatha National Park (showing or buying your entrance ticket and registering your TIMS card). After continuing along the river, you will start to ascend towards Namche Bazar. This is the first altitude jump so it is important to take it easy on the way up.
3Day 3
Khumjung (3780m) for acclimatization
It is a short journey to Khumjung (about 2 hours) and the rest of the day is set aside for acclimatization. After a steep climb up steps to the Syangboche airstrip. The route continues upwards before a short, steep descent to Khumjung where you can relax or visit the monastery for the remains of the day.
4Day 4
Tengboche (3860m)
Another relatively short day from Khumjung to Tengboche. The route hikes down, crossing the Dudh Kosi and Bhote Kosi before climbing up a rocky trail. Finally ascending through the forest where you might see any number of birds and animals including musk deer and goat antelope. Tengboche is home to the most important monastery for the Sherpa people. You can go inside the monastery, meet the monks and enjoy panoramic views of the region including Everest and Khumjung village.
5Day 5
Dingboche (4410m)
This is an absolutely perfect day’s trek. Passing through Sherpa villages Shomare and Pheriche, you will see yak pastures, chortens, monasteries and stunning mountain views all along the way. The day ends in Dingboche where you can enjoy nice viewpoints and the valley below of mountain desert.
6Day 6
Dingboche - Visit Chhukung (4730m) - Acclimatization day
On this acclimatization day, you walk up to Chhukung village and viewpoint. Return to Dingboche to spend the night.
7Day 7
Lobuche (4910m)
A full day walking ascending through the Khumbu valley with mountains on both sides. Passing a glacier lake the trail descends until you cross a stream and then back upwards until you reach Dugla where you will have lunch. From Dugla, the trail climbs steeply to the Khumbu glacier. Once at the top of the ridge, you will be rewarded for your hard work with spectacular views of the mountains. Descending back down to the Khumbu glacier moraine you will enjoy more mountain views before ending your day’s walk in the village of Lobuche.
8Day 8
Lobuche- visit Kala Pattar (5550m)
It’s an early morning start heading up to Gorekshep past glaciers and your firet glimpse of Kala Pattar. From Gorekshep you will enjoy stunning views of Everest and the surrounding mountains before continuing up to Kala Pattar. Return to Gorekshep for lunch and then back down to spend the night in Lobuche.
9Day 9
Pangboche (3930m)
A long day descending back down to finally rest in Pangboche.
10Day 10
Namche Bazar
A more leisurely day, passing through Tengboche where you can visit the monastery there before continuing on to Namche Bazar where you can rest for the night and check your email!
11Day 11
Lukla
Another long day descending back down to Lukla following the Dudh Kosi river through the valley. The route goes down and up finishing at the end with a climb through the forest, past villages and finally reaching Lukla, where you can put your feet up!
12Day 12
Return to Kathmandu
Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Packages Details

Cost Includes
Lodge trek costs include:
  • Full service standard lodge trek on room sharing basis with fixed meals during the trek.
  • Wages of guides and porters while on trek.
  • Local taxes and insurance for guides and porters.
  • Domestic airport departure tax transfers.
Cost Does not Include
  • Personal expenses and personal tips, alcoholic beverages, cold drinks and mineral water or boiled water.
  • Meals and accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Transfer airport-hotel-airport for international flight.
  • Travel insurance, personal medical expenses and rescue evacuation.
  • Hot shower during the trek.
  • Any costs arise due to flight cancellation and political disturbance.
  • Tourist visa for Nepal and international flights to/from Kathmandu.

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