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EXTREME TREK: The Everest High Passes trek is a challenging, stunning and famous trek in the Khumbu region. It combines three high passes of the Everest Region. Best time to travel - September to May.

DAY 1: Arrival

Embarking on our journey begins from Kathmandu, the city with the remarkable architecture dated back to 16th Century. Our team representative will welcome you at the Tribhuwan International Airport and escort you to your designated hotel. Our representative will help you to check in to the hotel. You will be welcomed, facilitated and served with a beautiful hotel room. The first arrival day is entirely a break day. In the evening, our guests can walk around nearby touristic hubs like Thamel and Basantapur Durbar square.

DAY 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu City [1345m]

Kathmandu valley is the historical and cultural heart of Nepal and has been a popular destination for tourists ever since Nepal opened its doors to visitors. The valley offers a wonderful mix of Hinduism and Buddhism. After breakfast we visit UNESCO world heritage sites as one of the largest Hindu temple Pashupatinath Temple, Bouddha Stupa and Swayambhunath Stupa followed by Kathmandu Durbar Square sightseeing. Overnight stay at hotel.

DAY 3: Flight for Lukla from Kathmanduand Trek to Phakding [2652m] Trek starts from Tenzing Hilary Airport | 3hrs

After breakfast we board a flight to Lukla and land on a steep mountain runway that brings us a new start of our trek at the village of Lukla (2,850 m). Even during the entire flight, we can enjoy panoramic sights of great Himalayas of Nepal including Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Makalu (8,463m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,153m), Mt. Lhotse (8,501m), Mt. Lhotse Shar (8,393m), Kanchenjunga, Gaurishankar, Ganesh, Langtang etc. From Lukla, we head upward to Dudh Koshi Valley on a well-marked trail to Phakding. Overnight stay at tea house lodge.

DAY 4: Phakding to Namche [3440m] Major Trading Village | 6hrs

Leaving Phakding we cross the river twice through high suspension bridges and arrive at Monjo, the entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park which was set-up in order to protect and preserve the fragile mountain environment. From here we follow the path to reach Namche which is the major trading village in entire Khumbu region. If the weather is clear we can get the first glimpse of Mt Everest. Overnight stay at tea house lodge.

DAY 5: Rest Day in Namchebazar

We spend our entire day in Namche by taking complete rest in order to acclimatize to gain altitude, plan for forthcoming trips and get habituated for trekking destinations. We also visit Sherpa Museum and nearby Khunde Hospital which was set up by Sir Edmund Hillary and Everest View Hotel for sunset view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and AmaDablam. Overnight stay at tea house lodge/ camp.

DAY 6: Namche to Tengboche [3867m] A legendary monastery | 5-6hrs

The trail follows the path to the side of the valley, high above the DudhKoshi River. We will get to see some great views of mountains peaks of the Khumbu region including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and AmaDablam. As we move downwards, we pass through several Sherpa villages and teashops and continue the hike to reach Thyangboche by following the zigzag path. The path offers awesome sights of Rhododendron bushes with beautiful birds and superb mountain scenery. Thyangboche is famous for its legendary monastery, the largest in the Khumbu region. Overnight stay at tea house lodge/ camp.

DAY 7: Tengboche to Dingboche [4400m] A beautiful mountain river, Imjakhola | 5-6hrs

We descend downhill from Tengboche through the forests and cross Imja Khola (River). The trail then follows the uphill path to the village of Pangboche which faces Mt. Ama Dablam (6,856m). Joy of the trek will be further escalated by the views of mountains, forests, Gompas, rivers etc. Further two hours of walk will take us to our last destination for today. Overnight stay at tea house lodge.

DAY 8: Rest Day in Dingboche

After the continuous walk for seven days, we take a complete rest. We spend our entire day in Pheriche resting in order to acclimatize to gain altitude, plan for forthcoming trips and get habituated to trekking destinations. However, we can also climb up onto the ridge for the view of beautiful Mt. Lhotse and visit Imja Valley. Overnight stay at tea house lodge.

DAY 9: Dingboche to Chukkung [4400m] Exploring scenic views of Nuptse, Lhotse, Chukkung Peak and ImjaTse | 2hrs

After a day of acclimatization at Dingboche we move ahead towards Chukkung village. On the way to Chukkung we have wonderful opportunities to divulge our self in exploring scenic views of Nuptse, Lhotse, Chukkung Peak and ImjaTse (6189 m). It is from Chukum where we prepare our self to make our first crossing of a high pass, the Kongma La Pass at 5,300m. Overnight stay at tea house lodge.

DAY 10: Lobuche [4910m] Via Kongma La Pass [5335m] | Clear blue lake that lies just below the pass | 7-8hrs

After breakfast we head towards Kongma La Pass followed by steep ascent into the deep valley between Pokalde Base Camp and Chukkung village. At Pokalde base Camp we see clear blue lake that lies just below the pass. During these hours of our walk we have an opportunity to see the great view of Pheriche and Dhugla. Overnight stay at tea house lodge.

DAY 11: Excursion of Everest Base Camp [5364m] & Back to Gorakshep | the trail weaves its way through ice pinnacles and crevasses of the Khumbu Glacier | 7-8hrs

A very early start is required to reach the Everest Base Camp. It takes several hours as the trail weaves its way through ice pinnacles and crevasses of the Khumbu Glacier. We trek to Everest Base Camp an easy way. However, there are several ups and downs mostly on a glacier path. There is also a lot of meandering on rough terrains. As we reach the base camp, we enjoy the incredible melt patterns and admire the gently rounded ice towers on the upper part of the Khumbu glacier. The Everest Base Camp is stunningly beautiful. We can enjoy amazing views of Nuptse, Khumbuste and Pumori mountains from the base camp. Overnight stay at tea house lodge.

DAY 12: Gorakshep To Zongla [4830m] via Kala Patthar [5545m] | Sunrise in the Himalayas| 7hrs

In the early morning we move ahead to Kala Patthar from where we can enjoy the view of sunrise in the Himalayas including the mighty Everest, and many other mountain peaks like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. AmaDablam, and Mt. Thamserku. After observing Kala Patthar, we continue the journey to Zongla. Overnight stay at tea house lodge.

DAY 13: Zongla to Thaknak [4700m] | Through a spur extending westward from Zongla. | 7hrs

We again start our trekking early morning as we are going to cross the Cho La Pass (5,370 m), a steep and a little difficult ascent of a rocky ridge. Cho La Pass can be reached after a few hours of walk from Zongla. The route is one of the toughest. Our walk begins as we traverse through a spur extending westward from Zongla. The path descends to a basin across which meanders a murmuring stream crusted with ice at places. In about an hour we reach on the top of the basin readying for the triumph on Cho-La. Overnight stay at tea house lodge.

DAY 14: Thaknak to Gokyo Lake [4790m] | Ngozumpa Glacier on a sandy shifting trail | 2-3hrs

From Thaknak we continue our trekking in the morning by crossing the Ngozumpa Glacier on a sandy shifting trail. Below the trail and on the other sides is the frozen lake creaking. Once we enter the grassy ablation valley running beside the Ngozumpa Glacier, Gokyo offers its first glance. Gokyo is a seasonal village and grazing area built beside the third and biggest lake. The village has become something of a Himalayan resort without the crowd – at least in terms of the comfortable lodges with sunrooms, unbeatable views, excellent food and warm stoves. Overnight stay at tea house lodge.

DAY 15: Rest Day in Gokyo and Excursion around Gokyo Valley & Lake

We spend our entire day in Gokyo Lake by taking complete rest in order to acclimatize to gain altitude, plan for forthcoming trips and get habituated to trekking destinations. However, one can also hike around the valley and the lake. If interested, we can climb a hill at the edge of the lakethat provides astounding views of Cho-Oyu, Gyachung Kang, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Makalu. Overnight stay at tea house lodge.

DAY 16: Gokyo to Lunde [4790m] | Tibetan Traders descending from the Nangpa La pass | 7hrs

After walking for three hours we reach Renjo La where a dazzling vista of Everest itself, Lhotse, Cholatse and Taboche can be seen gleaming in the sunshine. Experiencing the Renjo La Pass is extremely exciting and challenging as we descend into the remote northern Valley. We can find some Tibetan Traders descending from the Nangpa La pass that leads through the Himalayas from Tibet with their caravans of woolly yaks laden with goods. Overnight at lodge in Lunde.

DAY 17: Lunde to Thame [3800m] | Colorful Mani-Rimdu festival featuring colorful mask dances | 4hrs

The trek is going to be comparatively easy today as we descend to Thame which is sprawling village with few lodges and offers stunning views of Thamserku, Kantenga, KusumKangguru, etc. Overlooking Thame is its famous Gompa situated amidst some fields on a hill to the west. The Gompa has three big images of Chenresig (Avalokiteswara), Guru Rimpoche and Buddha Shakyamuni. Colorful Mani Rimdu festival featuring colorful mask dances is held in this Gompa on the month of May. Overnight stay at tea house lodge.

DAY 18: Thame to Namche Bazaar [3440m] | Breathtaking views of Thamo village & Khari monasteries | 4hrs

From Thame we follow the fertile trails and descend to our first break of the day, Thamo which is the en route spot to Namche bazaar. The place offers breathtaking views of Thamo village where Khari Monasteries are located in addition to the stunning views of great Himalayas. Overnight stay at tea house lodge.

DAY 19: Namchebazar to Lukla [2860m] Walking on the suspension bridges. | 6hrs

This will be the final day of the trek and the ultimate destination is Lukla. The path goes alongside the Dudh Koshi to reach Lukla. We cross several suspension bridges, pass by several monasteries and villages. Upon reaching Lukla in the evening, we have time to enjoy local drinks with Sherpa guides and porters. Overnight stay at lodge.

DAY 20: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu | 40mins

After having breakfast, we walk for our flight to Kathmandu. Upon reaching Kathmandu airport, our team representative will transfer you to the designated hotel. In the evening, you have free time for refreshments and shopping. Evening farewell dinner will be organized at Nepali restaurant with cultural program. Overnight stay at hotel.

DAY 21: Departure

This is the last day of your visit. You can enjoy shopping and buying souvenir to friends and relatives. We will drop you to the airport 3hrs prior to the departure time. The memories that you have shared with us matter a lot.


  • Meet & airport transfer services and transportation for sightseeing as per itinerary.
  • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu airfare (subject to change without prior notice).
  • Twin sharing accommodation in 3-Star standard accommodation in BB basis: 3 nights at Kathmandu.
  • Twin sharing Standard Tea house accommodation during the trek on full board basis.
  • Tour Escort at Kathmandu & professional trekking guide during the trek.
  • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu airfare for the accompanying trekking guide.
  • All kind of Permits & entry fees as per itinerary: National Park Fee, Local government fee TIMS & monument fees.
  • Porters on 2: 1 basis.
  • Trekking equipment’s as stick, down (feather) jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag, porter and first aid kit set with all basic equipment.
  • Insurance of porters and guide.
  • Farewell dinner with special souvenir from Nepal.


  • Any kind of airfare: international or domestic airfare, not mentioned as above.
  • Meals other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any items and services not mentioned in inclusions.
  • Nepal visa fees (US$ 30 Single Entry Visa valid for first 15 days payable in cash at immigration and requires a recent photograph)
  • Items of personal nature such as bar bills, alcoholic beverages, laundry, telephone calls, extra mileage, personal gratuities as tips to the staffs at hotel, guide, driver, porter etc.
  • Personal insurance policy – suggested a comprehensive travel insurance covering tour and flight cancellations, loss of valuables, thefts, illness, accidents and hospitalization.
  • Expenses incurred by re-routing, inclement weather, floods, famine, political disruptions, strikes, riots and other disturbances.
  • Emergency evacuation charges [ Helicopter rescue].
  • Horse / Pony ride.
  • Photography charges in the monasteries and monument.


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Payment Options

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Rights to amend the itinerary if required

Tour once commenced will strictly go as per the itinerary finalised. In case of events and circumstances beyond our control, we reserve the right to change all or parts of the contents of the itinerary for safety and well being of our esteemed passengers.

Policy Regarding Cancellation / No Show / Early Departure

In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reason/s we must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:

  • 30 days & prior to arrival – 10% of the tour/service cost.
  • 20 days to 18 days prior to arrival – 20% of the tour/service cost.
  • 14 days to 16 days prior to arrival – 25% of the tour/service cost.
  • 10 days to 08 days prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
  • 07 days & less, prior to arrival or no show – NO REFUND.

Please note – Irrespective of above mentioned cancellations slabs – in case of cancellation of tour services after the booking is made with us – a minimum 10% service charges would be applicable.


In case you cancel the trip after commencement refund would be restricted to a limited amount that too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation and missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.

Where as in case of Cancellation before the commencement, it will take atleast two weeks time to refund the said amount.

Our Liabilities & Limitations

Please note that after the finalization of the tour/service cost, if there are any hikes in entrance fees of monuments/museums, taxes, fuel cost or guide charges by the Govt. of India, the same would be charged as extra.

Mountain Adventure Tours & Travels act only in the capacity of agent for the hotels, airlines, transporters, railways & contractors providing other services & all exchange orders, receipts, contracts & tickets issued by us are issued subject to terms & conditions under which these services are provided by them.

All itineraries are sample itineraries, intended to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, the physical ability of the participants etc. may dictate itinerary changes either before the tour or while on the trail. We reserve the right to change any schedule in the interest of the trip participants’ safety, comfort & general well being.

Our rates are based on the prevailing rates as negotiated by us with the hotels, airlines etc. Hotels and Airlines retain the right to modify the rates without notice. In case of such changes the rates quoted before the modification, can be changed by us according to the modifications by hotels or airlines. All hotel bookings are based on usual check in and checkout time of the hotels until unless indicated in the itinerary.

We shall not be responsible for any delays & alterations in the programme or expenses incurred – directly or indirectly – due to natural hazards, flight cancellations, accident, breakdown of machinery or equipments, breakdown of transport, weather, sickness, landslides, political closures or any untoward incidents.

We shall not be responsible for any loss, injury or damage to person, property, or otherwise in connection with any accommodation, transportation or other services, resulting – directly or indirectly – from any act of GOD, dangers, fire, accident, breakdown in machinery or equipment, breakdown of transport, wars, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, thefts, pilferages, epidemics, medical or custom department regulations, defaults, or any other causes beyond our control.

We do not have any insurance policy covering the expenses for accident, sickness, loss due to theft, or any other reasons. Visitors are advised to seek such insurance arrangements in their home country. All baggage & personal property/s at all times are at the client’s risk.

Passports & Visas

To travel to India from overseas countries except for the citizen of Nepal & Bhutan, one needs a 06 months valid passport and a valid Visa. And processing of Passport and Visa are not included in the tour cost.


Any person who has a contagious disease is forbidden to travel, any person found during the tour with such a disease will be asked to leave the tour and will have to make their own arrangements to return home.