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Trekking trails in Mt. Everest Area

Trekking trails in Mt. Everest Area

Mt. Everest is located in North east part of Nepal. The area is also known as Khumbu region. The World most famous trekking route Everest Base camp trek is located in trekking trails of mt. Everest area. Khumbu region is very famous for for its natural beauty with stunning Himalayan views including the world highest mountain the Mt. Everest ( 8848 meters ). Not only the views and scenery of many Himalayan peaks but it also attracts a lot to the trekkers of their unique Sherpa culture. The place Namche Market is another top attraction of Everest area which is  the head quarter of Khumbu region.

Here we are talking about the Main trekking trails of Mt. Everest Area.

1.Everest Base camp trek,  Trekking trails in Mt. Everest Area

Everest base camp trek is one of most popular trekking destination in the world, this is the trail which trekkers use straightly trek to Everest and come back same way.

The best season for the Everest base camp trek is March to end of June and mid September to mid December however the this trekking trails open for all around the year for the trekkers. Trekkers most need to be fit and healthy for this trek which is about 127 KM / 85 miles. Lukla to Lukla, Trekkers need to walk approximately 5 to 6 hours daily to be in Base camp.

Half an hour trek flight from Kathmandu will take trekkers to the Lukla which the starting point of trekking of Everest trekking trails. The elevation of Lukla is 2860 Meters the beginning point and the maximum elevation Kalapatthar is about 5555 meters where Everest base camp located on 5350 Meters.

Trekkers only enjoy and Explore the Base camp of Mt. Everest, the world highest mountain , mount Everest but can not view the peak of Everest from its base camp. The best view point of Mt. Everest is peak called Kalapatthar where trekkers hike up to enjoy the view of Mt. Everest, Sun rise and sun set.  The normal itinerary for the Everest base camp is for 12 days from Kathmandu to Kathmandu Fly in and fly out but some trekkers  can finish sooner and some may need more days,

1, Fly to Lukla –trek to Phakding

2, Namche,

3, Namche rest and acclimatize , Explore park head quarter.

4, Tayangboche.

5, Dingboche.

6, Lobuche.

7, Gorekshep-Base camp –Gorekshep.

8, Gorekshep-Kalapatthar- Phiriche.

9, Khumjung


11, Lukla.

12, Fly back to Kathmandu.

2, Everest Base camp Chola pass trek is in  Trekking trails in Mt. Everest Area

Everest Base camp Cho-la pass trek
Everest Base camp Cho-la pass trek

The Everest Base camp Chola pass trek is another beautiful trekking trails of Mt. Everest Area, This Everest Base camp base camp chola pass trek can be done as anti clock wise or clock wise from Namche , however trekkers need to fly into the Lukla to Start this trek also.

The Everest Base camp Chola pass trek is more interesting for the trekkers because it has got more adventure part which includes gorgeous mountain lake located in Gokyo valley is also called as Gokyo lake. Most of the trekkers they spent an extra day in Gokyo Valley to Explore beautiful lakes located in Gokyo. Cho-la pass is one of the great adventure of this trekking trail. The highest point of Cho-la pass is 5300 Meters approximately.

Mt. Everest is not only the main attraction of this trekking trail but this is an amazingly fun trekking trails in Mt Everest area. Trekkers can view from Gokyo Lakes and the Gokyo Ri  360 degree of Mountain  Panorama which is just an unbillable  The Landscapes, gorgeous Himalayan panorama, Cristal clear lakes of Gokyo , Deep Dudh koshi River as well as lush vegetation of Sagarmatha National park makes trekkers joyful during the Everest base camp chola pass trek.

Trekkers encountered The Unique Sherpa culture, colorful prayers flags and wheels throh out of this trek which is an extra ordinary part of this trail. Nmache, Khumjung, Tayngboche, Pangboche are colorful and interesting Sherpa villages which is a part of this trek. Cho-la pass hike is itself a challenging trek which examination trekker strength to walk in the wilderness and rocky territories of raised Himalayas. Normal route of this trek can take 14 to 16 days,

We suggest to the trekkers to do this Cho-la pass trek anti clockwise, first Everest base camp than after Cho-la pass. Some of the time the pass of Cho-la can close due to the snow falls so trekkers have to return back to do the Everest base camp same way. Doing this trek anti clock wise is more worth and at least can hike up to Everest base camp as well as Kalapatthar view point of Mt. Everest and can wait a day or so until the pass open or can come back after the Everest Base camp.

Day 01: Flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2700 meters)

Day 02: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 meters)

Day 03: Rest / Acclimatize in Namche (3440 meters)

Day 04: Trek to Tengboche. (3860 meters) 5 hours.

Day 05: Tengboche to Dingboche (4350 meters) 5.30 hours.

Day 06: Dingboche to Lobuche (4910 meters) 5 hours.

Day 07: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5365 meters) then back to Gorak Shep (5180 meters).

Day 08: Hike up to Kalapattar (5545 meters) and trek back to Dzongla (4620m.)

Day 09: Dzongla to Thangna (4650 m.)

Day 10: Thangna to Gokyo (4750m.)

Day 11: Rest day at Gokyo

Day 12: climb Gokyo Ri (5483m.) and trek to Machhermo (4410m.)

Day 13: Machhermo to Namche Bazaar (3440 m.)

Day 14: Namche to Lukla

Day 15: Morning flight back to Kathmandu. 30 minutes.

3, Everest Three pass trekking is in  Trekking trails in Mt. Everest Area

Renjo-la pas trekking
Renjo-la pas trekking

 Everest three pass trekking trail is an another challenging trekking trial inside the Mt. Everest region. The three passes are Renjo –la, Cho-la – Kongma-La Pass. These all passes give different experience to the adventure lovers. This trails covers all most all the trekking trails and attraction of Mt. Everest area. The views of this trekking trial is really away from our imagination.

Everest Three Passes Trek which is a comparatively harder selection among the other trekking trails located in Everest region.

This mystic trek allows you to see much more on the way of wonderful mountain views than the other trekking route of Mount Everest. Three pass trekking journey is accompanied by visits to Unique Sherpa villages, their houses  and monasteries to offer trekkers a vision into the fairly but traditionally lively Sherpa lifestyle.

Renjo-La pass trail offers natural scenery as compare to other passes which is not very difficult. The Everest Three  pass trek is not only the trekking trail inside the Everest region but this trail  will be one of the best Himalayan trips that trekkers  are ever probable to assume in lifetime.

The three pass trek is too  popular among the adventure lovers which takes to the trekkers  over little-trekked passes – the Renjo La (5,340m) over the remote Bhote Khosi valley. It gives delightful views of well known 7,000 and 8,000m Himalayan  peaks. summits of Gokyo Ri, with matchless views of Mount Everest, offering panoramic views. Physically fitness and experience is require  to do this trek. Durinng the three pass trek, view of four world highest peaks; Cho Oyu (8,201m), Makalu (8,463m), Lhotse (8,516 m), Everest (8,848m) and many other Himalayan peaks of Khumbu region.

This three pass trek of Everest region is also studied as teahouse trekking route which is a typical trekking trail of Nepal located inside the Everest Himalayan ranges which goes up and down the continuing hills and peaks. visit Kalapathar (5550m) for the closest view of Mt. Everest ( 8848 M) The world highest peak and Explore Everest base camp (5364m) to see Khumbu icefall. Kongma- La pass (5535m) is highest passes among these three passes. The views are are always excellent from top of Kongma La Pass.

Day 01: Kathmandu – Lukla – Phakding

Day 02: Phakding – Namche

Day 03: Acclimatization Day

Day 04: Namche – Thame

Day 05: Thame – Lungdeng

Day 06: Lungdeng –Renjo-La Pass- Gokyo

Day 07: Visiting 5th Lake

Day 08: Gokyo – Gokyo RI – Dragnag

Day 09: Dragnag – Cho-La Pass- Zhonglha

Day 10: Zhonglha – Lobuche

Day 11: Lobuche – Ghorakshep – Everest Base Camp

Day 12: Ghorakshep – Kalapather – Lobuche

Day 13: Lobuche – Kongma-La Pass- Chhukhung

Day 14: Dingboche – Tengboche

Day 15: Tengboche – Jorsalle

Day 15: Jorsalle – Lukla

Day 17: Lukla – Kathmandu.

4, Gokyo Lake trekking is in  Trekking trails in Mt. Everest Area.


Among the trekking trails of Everest region Gokyo lake trek is one of the easiest trek but offers stunning views of Himalaya including Mt. Everest. Cristal clear Gokyo lake  itself a major attraction of this trekking trail,  This trail also start from Lukla which is  half  an hour flight from Kathmandu.

The Gokyo Lake trekking gives an excellent chance to observer enormous Himalayan ranges over 8000 m including the highest peak of  Mt. Everest and many others like Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Makalu with  Ngozumpa Glacier which is  the largest glacier in the Nepal Himalayas. Trekkers can explore  the Sagarmatha National park to view the protected floras and faunas as well as the sights  has a collection of stoned houses and fields on the coast of a great lake called as  Dudh Pokhari.

Visitors delighted by diverse views  of the Gokyo Valley plus series of gorgeous Gokyo lake. Tfirst lake Longpongo situated at the height of 4690m. Then the second lake, Taboche Tsho totally fascinated us with its glossy turquoise blue water appealing in the sun. In series, third lake comes into the sight. Trekkers will also notice that the Gokyo village set by the third lake and Cho-Oyu peak as a background deliver a delightful vision.

The Normal trekking itinerary is for this trek is around 11 to 13 days roughly.

Day 01:Kathmandu – Lukla [2,800 m/9,184 ft] – Phakding (2,652 m/8,700 ft): 3 – 4 hrs.

Day 02: Phakding – Namche Bazaar [3,440 m/11,283 ft]: 5 – 6 hrs

Day 03: Namche Bazaar: Acclimatization Day.

Day 04: Namche Bazzar – Phorse Village-[3810 m/ 12,496 ft]: 5 – 6 hrs.

Day 05: Phorse Village – Machhermo-[4,470 m/ 14,663 ft]: 5 – 6 hrs.

Day 06: Machharmo – Gokyo [4800 m/15,744 ft]: 5 – 6 hours.

Day 07: Gokyo Valley: Climb Gokyo Ri [5357 m/17,570 ft] and hike to fifth lakes: 5 – 6 hrs.

Day 08: Gokyo to Dole: 3 – 4 hrs

Day 09: Dole – Namche: 4 – 5 hrs

Day 10: Namche Bazaar – Lukla: 6 – 8 hrs.

Day 11: Fly back to Kathmandu.

Conclusion of trekking trails in Mt. Everest Region.

Trekking trails in Mt. Everest region is not only the mention above but the trekkers have many choices for the trekking inside the Everest region on their own holiday time frame, Apart from this trekkers can make their own itinerary based of their time frame, Even Everest Base camp trek , Gokyo Cho-la pass trek as well as Three pass trek itinerary can be customizable if some of the trekkers has short holiday and would like explore the Everest Area.

There are also some few short and long treks like Everest view trekking 6 to 8 days, Only Renjo-la pass trek or Renjo-la with Gokyo trek. Trekkers have many chooses like Only Khomang-la pass with Everest Base camp, Island peak climbing is an another option for the mountain climbing lovers which is also located into the Mt. Everest region.

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Subash KC

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Mr. Subash K.C ventured into the tourism industry after completing his studies in Management Stream in 2001 at Tribhuvan University. Mr. K.C, born and brought up in the Lalitpur district, is keenly interested in exploring the different trekking routes. Getting the opportunity to work in the tourism industry helped him gather insights about trekking across Nepal. In addition, he also learned about customer care and group management.
By leading solo and group trekkers himself, he started collecting data about many trekking destinations in Nepal. He creates an enriching experience for national and international travelers through exceptional hospitality.

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