Everest High Pass Trek

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Trip Highlights

  • Providing an opportunity to experience the rich Tamang culture and traditions.
  • The trail offers stunning views of the Langtang range, Ganesh Himal, and other snow-capped peaks.
  • The trail passes by natural hot springs in Tatopani, allowing trekkers to relax and rejuvenate after a day of trekking.

Trip Facts

Trip Start/End
Trip Grading:
Best Season
Mar – May and Oct – Dec
B & B
As your request
Private vehicle

Trip Overview

Everest region is the second most popular trekking area in Nepal. The region has lured thousand of adventure seekers to explore and experience high mountain valleys, high passes, Buddhist cultures and stunning Sherpa villages and incredible views of the lofty snowy mountain peaks of Mt. Everest (8848 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8153m), Mt. Makalu (8470 m) Mt. Ama Dablam (6856 m) and many others. It is protected by the Sagarmatha National Park with an area of 1148 square kilometers. The park is largely composed of the rugged terrain and gorges of the high Himalayas.

We fly direct from Kathmandu to Lukla in about 45 minutes, and walk for 3–4hrs to reach Phakding, where we rest for the night. Next day we head to Namche and subsequently to Thame. Taking some days for acclimatisation, we head on to Lungden and reach the Gokyo valley via the Renjo La Pass (5360 m). We trek up to Gokyo Ri (5357 m), then cross via the Cho La to Dzongla (4830m) and Lobuche (4910m). After climbing Kala Patthar, we descend to Tengboche (3440m) and Namche. Finally we trek down to Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu.

Everest High Pass Trek is certainly a strenuous and difficult trekking trail for physically fit individuals possessing the technical abilities combined with attitudinal experience gives an edge while attempting this trekking adventure. Himalayan Girls offers you and excellent encounter with one of the grandest high passes on earth, with utmost care and safety. We are almost sure and can assure that this trekking experience with us will be memorable and will prove to be one of the best traveling experiences of all times with female trekking guides of the highest pedigree.

Outline Itineary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Kathmandu – Lukla (2800m) – Phakding (2610m).
Day 04: Phakding – Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 05: Acclimatization day and explore the village.
Day 06: Namche – Thame (3800m).
Day 07: Thame – Marulung (4210m).
Day 08: Marlung – Renjo Lake (4860m).
Day 09: Renjo Lake – Gokyo Lake (4791m).
Day 10: Gokyo lake – Gokyo Peak (5360m) -Thangnak (4678m).
Day 11: Thangna – Cho- La Pass – Dzongla (4840m).
Day 12: Dzonghla – Lobuche (4930m).
Day 13: Lobuche – Everest Base Camp (5364m)- Gorakshep (4910m).
Day 14: Gorak Shep – Kalapathar (5545m) -Lobuche (4910m).
Day 15: Lobuche – Kongma -La Pass – Chhukung (4730m).
Day 16: Chhukung – Pangboche (3930m)
Day 17: Pangboche – Tengboche (3867m).
Day 18: Tengboche – Namche Bazaar (3446m).
Day 19: Namche Bazaar – Phakding (2640m).
Day 20: Phakding – Lukla (2800m).
Day 21: Lukla – Kathmandu.
Day 22: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 23: Final departure.

Essential Information



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Package included on

  • Trekking Permit for your related trip
  • Trekkers’ Information Management system (TIMS) card
  • Professional English speaking guide with porter, 2 trekkers for 1 porter (1 porter carries 20-25 kilograms of luggage)
  • Salary, food, accommodation and Insurance for Nepali staff
  • All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Accommodation in teahouses (lodges) during the trek
  • Bus tickets (Tourist Bus or Public Bus)

Package does not included on

  • All bar bills during the trek [soft, hot & alcoholic drinks]
  • Private vehicle for the long drive
  • Tips for staff (Guide, Driver & Porter)
  • Hotel accommodation Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Travel insurance
  • Hot shower, Battery Charge, Wi-Fi, Heater Charge and your personal expenses.

Day by Day Itinerary

After arraving at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu, you will be received by our guide or a representative who will take you back to the hotel and overnight stay at there.

After taking your breakfast, you would have driven for sightseeing in Kathmandu. We will have a remarkable sightseeing tour to the Heritage sites declared by UNESCO. You will have a memorable trip to Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swyambhunath Stupa, Patan Durbar Square, Bouddhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple.

Early in the morning at first flight, we will fly to Tenzing Hillary airport Lukla. After that we will begin our trekking to Phakding. We will walk 3-4 hours to reach Phakding and overnight stay at there.

From Phakding, the trails follow alongside with Dudh Koshi River passing through Blue Pine forest, several bridges and villages. We will reach to Monjo (2800m) by crossing Monjo Khola steeply. We will move entirely easy ascent to reach to Jorsale. After that, walk ahead fleeting a waterfall and you will be amazed with the natural view of Rhododendron and Magnolia trees. The footpath is delightful ti reach the Hillary Suspension Bridge. The beautiful sight of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Tawache, Kangaru Peak, Kusum Peak welcome us when climbing towards Namche Bazar. We will hike for 4 hours and overnight stay at Namche Bazar.

This day I the rest day to hike above but in day time we will move to Khumjung village (3800m) is one of the delightful villages and biggest settlement of Sherpa. In Khumjung, we can visit to a Monastery. We will adore the Himalayan vista from Syangboche and conversant with lots of plants and animals life of the Everest Region. You will memorize with the miraculous view of Khumbu Mountain (6856m), Thamserku(6608m), immense vistas of Everest. We will be back to the Namche Bazar to overnight stay

After taking the breakfast in lukla, we will move to the lukla airport to fly back to the Kathmandu which takes 30 minutes flight time. The trekking part of the journey ends from Lukla. After arriving in Kathmandu, you will transfer to the hotel where you will stay overnight there.

This is the last day in Nepal, the trips come to end. Our representatives will come to meet you at your hotel to drop off Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) for your flight to home. You will reach three hours before for your scheduled flight time.
All the best for your onward Journey!!!

Frequently Asked Questions

The Tamang Heritage Trail is a cultural trekking route in the Langtang region of Nepal, offering a unique blend of cultural experiences and scenic beauty. It passes through traditional Tamang villages and is a less-traveled alternative to other popular trekking routes.

The Tamang Heritage Trail typically takes around 7 to 10 days to complete, depending on the specific itinerary and trekker’s pace. The trek includes visits to various Tamang villages and cultural sites.

Similar to other treks in the Langtang region, the best times to trek the Tamang Heritage Trail are during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These months offer favorable weather and clear views.

Trekkers can experience the rich Tamang culture, including traditional dances, festivals, and interactions with friendly locals. The trail passes through ancient monasteries and offers insights into the daily lives of Tamang families.

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