Trekking on the north east of Khumbu in the hub of massif Mt. Everest range visiting traditional, cultural villages of Sherpa highlanders of Everest area in the world’s highest mountain Everest Base Camp with alluring views
beautiful and amazing country, from alpine to arctic zone and glaciers awesome close views of Mt. Everest from high Kalapathar top serene forest of rhododendron, pines and oaks trees enrich with flora.crossing of world’s highest passes of Khumbu in Everest area.
Safe Holiday Adventure presents a unique adventure to Khumbu Three High Passes in the remote areas of Everest in Khumbu region.
Safe Holiday Adventure Khumbu Three High Passes one of the most adventurous and fascinating trekking destinations in the whole Himalaya region, this trip leads to Kongma-la at (5,535 m / 18,159) Tsho (Cho) La Pass at (5,380 m /17,650 ft) & Renjo-la at (5,388 m /17,513 ft) with a visit to Everest Base Camp and climb of Kalapathar which allows proper preparations and acclimatization before heading to another two high passes after Kongma-la pass.
High Pass trekking is a true adventure for hardy and strong trekkers encountering long and hard climb over high passes of over 5,000 meters with alluring scenery of mountains of Everest region with never a dull a disappointing moment on this great adventure, the trek leads to famous Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar before heading towards Gokyo lake via Tsho-la and with more awesome views along the trek to Renjo-la and to Thame village on the least visited and rarely trekked area of Khumbu in Everest region.
Safe Holiday Adventure treks begins with a sweeping short flight to Lukla the gateway to Everest region, trekking towards the famous Sherpa capital at Namche Bazaar with modern facilities of Cyber, Banks, shops, stores and many excellent restaurants, bakeries and lodges. Safe Holiday Adventure has designed this trek to Khumbu Three High Passes safely that one gets acclimatized well before heading higher zones and then leaving the tree lines for arid, barren country in the harmony of tall mountains to Everest Base Camp and the climb of Kalapathar with overwhelming panorama views of all mountains within Khumbu area and Mt. Everest at mere distance, the return journey heading downhill to Lukla for the scenic flight back to Kathmandu after an enjoyable, exciting and fantastic High Pass trekking with high standard of Safe Holiday Adventure services.
DAY 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport (1350m).
We welcome to you at the airport with our local traditions. we will be there with private transport to pick you up to your hotel as we have rules and trying our best to give safe and secure service. Once you get your visa in the airport than you step out from the building to see your name as we mentions you our airport representative will be there with your name than he will drop you to your hotel by private transport, it is only 30 minute drive. Overnight in Kathmandu hotel.
DAY 02: City tour in Kathmandu.
As per the itinerary we talked we will provides you a private tour with one experienced guide who will give you details information about art, history and culture of local people and origination of Kathmandu valley. There are so many temples, Gompa and other local areas which are not inclusive to go within one day tour this is why we choose main 4 places to visit which are listed in UNSCO world heritage sites and really interting to see the locals and their worshiping way. You going to visit Pashupatinath temple, Swyambhunath Stupa (monkey temple), Bauddha Stupa, and Kathmandu durbar square. After city tour you will also get drop service to your hotel. Overnight again in same hotel in Kathmandu.
DAY 03: Early Flight to Lukla (2,840 m) and walk to Phakding (2,650 m) – 04 hrs.
Flight to Lukla is a unique flight in general because you are flying through the valley and it is very small air strip which is only 575 meters and located at the bottom of massif mountains. It is 30 minute flight to Lukla than we manage our porters, lauggages, and day bag pack at the tea house in Lukla than we begin to walk to the west north side of Lukla towards Phakding. We follow the wide green valley and Dudh koshi river till Phakding. The first day we only walk easy 3 hours through Sherpa house, tea house and farming field of potatoes and vegetables. When we walk towards Phakding about 1 hours decent we will reach at small Sherpa village called Chheplung than continue trails goes to Thado koshi similarly and cross suspension bridge and you are already at Ghar which is small lovely Sherpa settlement area than walking up to the ridge of Ghat and walk another 30 minute beyond the river than your first walking day of your trip is over. Spent your night in a lodge.
DAY 04: Trek from Phakding village to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 06 hrs.
Our 2nd walking day to Namche is a bit hard comparatively because the last 2 hours walk going to be steeply up passing tall pine trees and dusty and rocky path but the first 3 to 4 hours going to be gradual up beyond Dodh Koshi River and more than 5 suspension bridges. when we walk about 3 hours there will be check point to show our permit than recently after 10 minte walk we going to eat at jorsalle as it is the last place where we can eat otherwise passing jorsalle there will be no place to eat till Namche Bazaar. We need to go slow and enjoy the magnificent views of Thamserku, Mt. Everest, Kushum khagaroo, and Lotse. Don’t miss you first Everest view from top danada before you reach Namche. Namche bazaar is one of the best and popular Sherpa residency area where as more than 50 lodges and hotel including banks, bakery, ATM machine, Gompa, Pub and view of Kongde mountain to the other side of hill. Over night In Namche lodge.
DAY 05: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar.
Our day starts here with late weak up no rush at all . we take our breakfast at the hotel than we going to explore the sight area where we can visit Sherpa museum, sagarmatha national park museum and unbelievable views and valley including Mt. Everest. Our sight walking tour without bag pack will be for about 2 hours which is enough for acclimatize than we walk back to the hotel through buddies Gompa. Over night at Namche hotel.
DAY 06: Trek to Tengboche 3,867 m – 05hrs.
We have to eat early breakfast this day because where we going to sleep Tangbuche is a small area has only 5 lodges so we have to head up there as soon as possible. The first 10 minute we walk steeply up to the ridge of namche than we follow the flat easy walk about 1.30 hrs to Sanasa which is picturesque area till Sanasa than the trails steeply down to the Funki Thanaka where we have to cross the bridge over the big and cold river than we take lunch. After our lunch we need to follow the steep trails which is really dry and dusty way. When you arrive at Tangbuche you will have such a wonderful view of Everest, Lotse and many others. Over night at Tangbuche.
DAY 07: Trek to Dingboche 4,260 m – 05hrs.
Walking to Dingbuche is a paradise day as we going to walk mostly in a open area and a close mountain views. We start our walk early in the morning about 8 am from Tangbuche than trails descending about 20 minute to Debuche. Debuche is a small area and has some tea house and lodge than we follow the valley till Pangbuche via local bridge. If we walk earlier than other trekkers this day we might have possibilities to see wild animals such as Himalayan than9 mountain goat), musk deer. After we walk through pangbuch we will reach at somare having a gradual Walk than we get lunch there ar Somare village than after the walking route will be even easier to walk to Dingbuche, where we going to sleep.
DAY 08: Trek to Bibre 4,430 m- 3hrs
It is easy walking towards Chhukung valley about 3 hours easy walk than we will stay at local base basic tea house. When you reach there you will see perfect scenic views of Island peak, Kali Himla, Lotse and Amadablam.
DAY 09: Cross Kongma-la 5,535 m and trek to Lobuche 4,930 m – 08 hrs.
Our 9th day starts from bibre in the morning after we have finished our breakfast and trek to kongma-la which is adventure pass of khumbu region it is why we should walk all together in a proper distance. After crossing kongmala we just decent to Lobuche. Where we sleep one night at lodge.
DAY 10: Trek to Gorakshep 5,180 m – Everest Base Camp 5,364 m and return to Gorakshep – 06 hrs.
It is your long journey to walk but one of the finest day and paradise scenic view of Everest range including massif glacier. After breakfast we walk in to the valley on a flat path about 40 minute than we follow the zigzag rocky path till Gorakshep when we reach there get our room and lunch than we just take our day bags and hike to Everest base camp which is 4 hours walk go and back to Gorakshep. Everest base camp is located at 5364 meter high and the view of old ice and khumbu icefall is just nest to the base camp and the surrounding mountains. After base camp we sleep at Gorakshep hotel.
DAY 11: Hike to Kalapathar 5,545 m and trek to Dzongla 4, 850 m – 06 hrs.
This is your really early weak up day for Kalapather hill top located at 5545m from sea level and takes 2 hours from Gorakshep we will go there without bags just water and medicine. When you get to the top you can’t explain how beautiful world we have and breath taking views of Mt. Everest and other many mountains. After Kalapather we come to Gorakshep again and trek to Dzongla via Labuche. It is all descending path along the valley and ridge of the mountain.
DAY 12: Trek to Tsho-la 5,380 m and trek to Gokyo 4,750 m – 06 hrs.
It is our 2nd pass as per our itinerary but it is Popular pass next to Tsholatche mountain. The first 1 hours we walk on the flat brown lawn than we have to follow the proper path towards the pass which is rocky and straight. One you are there on top of Tsho-la you will explore the insane mountain view, unbelievable massif glacier and Gokyo lake. After pass we go straight down to the bottom of the hill whereas the local tea house called Thagnak it is the place for lunch than we trek another 2hours to Gokyo which is one of the trekking settlements of khumbu region. We sleep there.
DAY 13: Trek to Renjo-la 5,388 m and trek to Marlung village 4,137 m – 06 hrs.
It is your best walking day of your trip because the glorious Himalaya, blue lakes and magnificent mountain all around is the background of your walk this day. The first 1 hour we going to walk along the lake than steeply up to the top of Renjo which is really picturesque and then we walk steeply down to Marlung which is like yard of the mountain. We sleep one night there.
DAY 14: Trek to Thamo 3,550 m – 05 hrs
After your hot and warm early breakfast we walk down slightly slop hill towards Thame which is old and historical Sherpa village of khumu region. There is many old monasteries on the mountains which is really interesting. After passing Thame we trek all the way down to Thamo, where we going to sleep one night at local Sherpa lodge.
DAY 15: Trek to Phakding(2660m) – 05 hrs
As usal after we eat we trek slowly towards namche bazaar which is about 1 hours walk through the pine forest and the view of kogde and Thamserku . it is pleasant day and also easy trails till Namche. After we cross namche we will follow the same trail we took way up till Phakding village. We spent a night there.
DAY 16: Trek to Lukla – 03 hrs
Your tired leg need to walk just 3 hours now to complete your dream as you have been maangeing since many years as life dream, after walking 3 hours through Sherpa house and their farms we arrive at Lukla it is where we going to celebrate our trip successes with guide and all field staff. This is your day to make your staff very happy with good tip and food providing to them.
DAY 17: Fly to Kathmandu.
We going to step in to the plane early morning as the air company mention the time which is about 30 minute lovely flight to Kathmandu than we transfer you to the hotel.
Day 18: Departure day
Safe holiday adventure going to give a a drop service as well on time as you mention us the date and time we provides you this service.
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Can I get visa when I reach in Kathmandu TIA airport?
It is very easy to get visa when you arrive in Kathmandu international Airport. Beside few countries most of the people from all different countries can get visa. If you are staying in Nepal for 15 days you have to pay 25$ and a month stay cost 30$ and cost 100$ for 90 Days tourist visa. Don’t forget to get 2 passport size photograph with you for visa.
If you want to fill up the online form here is the link
You can apply online visa from 1st of March(http://www.online.nepalimmigration.gov.np/).
Is your company provides pick up and drop service on arrival in Kathmandu airport?
As we have complimentary from our company we will give your private transpiration to pick up you and drop you. We have airport representative who will take care of you when you arrive and depart Nepal.
What season is the best or month to visit Nepal?
We have so many different area trekking and tour where still we trek in monsoon and winter but the best season is spring and Autumn.
Can a trek in Nepal?
Here we have so many different trekking route and tours, which is categorized in little option such as easy, moderate, adventure and challenging. So, if you are not that fir you can trek till 3000m takes 5 days, similarly 3000 to 4000m high altitude trekking can be good for simply fit visitors and more than high path trek you need some training and need to fit. On a request we can costomize the trekking itinerary but in general we have to walk about 3 hours to 6 hours a day.
What kind of accommodation I will get in the mountain?
The accommodations in the mountain are very good than you are expecting now because now a days there so many new modern buildings if you are doing lower loop trek below 3000m, but if you trek over 3000m high are you will get clean and net private room which h is made by wood in general and also in a lower loop area trek you can get bathroom inside your private room but trekking over 3000m high you can’t get bathroom in your private room. Hardly may you find some places in this case.
What short of path we going to walk in the mountain?
It depends at what area you are trekking but in general Annapurna, Langtang has similar landscapes and trails which is stone made steeps and green around walking path but in the case of Everest and upper mustang area the trails are dusty, dry sand and very few trees around. If there is steps on trail that helps to you to walk better.
What kind of food can I have during the trek?
While you are in Kathmandu and Pokhara obviously you can have all kind of food on a choice but during your trek in the mountain you can get, Pasta, Momo (dumpling food), Rice, pancake, Apple pie, Nepali foods. But in general they every tea house have menu and they serve you western foods, nepali foods, continental and Indian food. Just to tell that only if you are trekking in newly opened area trek or really high area you might not get all kind of food so we should ask what they have some time in high season.
Does safe holiday adventure operate Air tickets domestic and international as well hotel reservation?
Yes for sure we organize indoor and outdoor both flight tickets as we are authorized agency we have been doing this job since many years. Besides ticketing things we organize, jungle safari tour, rafting tour, bungee jumping, paragliding, hotel booking, mountains and many more.
Is it compulsory to have guide in Nepal?
Actually to have a guide with you is not a compulsory till now as we go though the rules of Nepal tourism board but there are so many biodiversity , culture, traditions and localities so your trip will be meaningful if you have a guide and especially for the route where you going to walk you need guide and at risky area also you need guide beside that to gain about fact of Nepal, Rural life, culture, traditions and Himalaya you need guide otherwise you just walk and it is kind of your exercise , so hiring a guide or porter is not only your safety and information source there will be your contribution for local economy and helping local people.
Is trekking safe in Nepal?
Yes, Nepal is a safe to travel since 2006 especially because Nepal government and revels sighed for peace agreement than they are in parliaments together which means there is no obstacles either in city or mountains. Even after earthquake it was common questions from all different visitors but now everything is normal and recovered since last year so if you are dreaming to explore the high range Himalaya Please don’t hesitate just book your trip to Nepal.
Is there any Mobile signal or wifi service during the trekking the mountain?
Yes you can get phone signal and service most of the popular trekking such as Everest, Annapurna and Langtang. Since few years you can also use internet service (wifi) in some lodges but need to pay.
What are the essential things to carry during the trek?
Our porter will carry your big bags and your extra weights too what you have to carry is just your personal day bag with bottle of water, fleece jacket, warm hat, gloves, sun cream, some medicine and wind proof jacket and wind proof pant. Generally you have to reduce your extra weight of your bags that you can leave in Kathmandu hotel as you get one porter for two trekkers you are allow to have 12 kg each of it means porters nee to carry 24 kg in total.
What do I need to do if I get mountain sickness?
You suppose to have your insurance in general when you are travelling and especially in the case of high area trekking. We will have some first aid medicine with us and give you some tip too what is best to do when you have sickness but some time might not work so in that case we have to go down and still if you are same and nothing improved we arrange emergency chopper service through your insurance than you will transfer to the hospital where ever closer from the mountain than after an hour you will be fine. We have all well train guide and he knows what should be done when our clients get sick so he will give you useful information and help you you follow him.
What kind of medicine can I take with me?
Generally our guide will take mountain related medicine but beside that you can take with you too because when we have big group you might not be close by from your guide so each trekkers need to carry their first aid medicine with them. Diomax is a common medicine for altitude sickness.