Everest Challenging Trek is also known as Everest Transverse Trek, a magnificent trekking trail that takes you through to the three of the world’s most demanding passes Kongma La (5,535mCho La (5420m) and Renjo La (5,340m) along with classical route to make complete high-level circuit. Thus, Everest challenging trek is an ultimate trekking in Everest region for true adventurers. The Everest High Passes Trek program obviously provides the opportunity to visit the Everest base camp, Kalapattar, Gokyo Valley and its serene Lakes, the best view point of Gokyo Ri and more especially introduces a route to the remote and untouched Nangpa La Valley, the Sherpa village of Marlung, the monastery village of Thame as well through other major remote Sherpa villages and valleys. Cho La Pass has become a commonly used pass, but Kongma La and Renjo La are less visited passes. Renjo La pass is much majestic than other passes as you can shoot pictures of north and south ridge of Mt. Everest from the top of Renjo La! Excite your wild imagination and give wings to your thoughts and feel this Gokyo village with a charming blue lakes, a huge glacier nearby, Chola Pass in the Lap of Everest and Mt Makalu including numerous other mountains at one go
The Everest Challenging Trek begins with a brief exploration of the temples, shrines, bazaars and restaurants of Kathmandu. Landing at Tenzing-Hillary Airport at Lukla on the following day the trek is started along the classical route through Sagarmatha National Park playing with potent Dudh Koshi River, colorful landscapes, forests, villages, Gompas and monasteries in the land enclosed by the soaring peaks. We leave the classical trail at Dingboche and proceed northwards to Chhukung. A day’s rest at Chhukung is used to visit Chukkhung RI to help acclimatize before attempting Kongma La Pass. Our trek to the view point of Kalapather is followed by the tough Climb through Cho La that finally takes us to the tranquil lakes at Gokyo valley. Here we explore the valley and climb Gokyo Ri to enjoy more excellent mountain views including another angle of Everest, and Cho Oyu on the Tibetan border to the north then bear west to scramble across the Renjo La, dramatically back-dropped by the Everest range, to enter the Bhote Kosi valley, where you walk along grazing pastures and a trading route used by yak trains from Tibet to Thame. Once we are here we follow the same route and drop down to Namche from there to as far as Lukla and then fly back to Kathmandu.
Everest Challenging trek is an absolute reply to those who are on lookout for most adverse challenges and enjoy the most intrepid adventure. A difficult trekking destination yet can be achieved by physically fit individuals having previous trekking experience of scaling a towering altitude. Feel proud to be a part of this monumental trekking journey, one of its kind in the entire world and be thrilled forever.
Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters). Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 Fly to Tenzing and Hillary Airport in Lukla (2795 meters) from Kathmandu, trek to Phakding (2610 meters) 3 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 04 Trek to Namche Bazaar (3480 meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 05 Namche Bazaar Acclimatization day. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 06 Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3860 meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 07 Trek to Dingboche (4350 meters) 6 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 08 Day trip to Chhukung valley (4710 meters) and trek back to Dingboche. 4 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 09 Trek to Chhukung (4700 meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse
Day 10 Trek to Crossing over Kongma La ( 5535 meters) and trek down to Lobuche. 8/9 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 11 Trek to Everest Base Camp (5300 meters) then back to Gorak Shep(5180 meters) 8 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 12 Hike up to Kalapattar (5555 meters) early in the morning then trek down to Dzongla (4800 meters). 7 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 13 Trek to crossing over Cho La pass (5030 meters) then trek down to Dragnag (4700 meters) 7 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 14 Trek to Gokyo (4800 meters) 4 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 15 Early morning climb Gokyo Ri (5360meters) the back to Gokyo. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 16 Trek to crossing over Renjo pass (5338 meters) then trek down Arye (4300 meters) 8 hours . Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 17 Trek to Thame (3800 meters) 4 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 18 Trek to Namche Bazaar (3480 meters) 3 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 19 Trek to Lukla (2795 meters) 6 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 20 Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu in the morning. Overnight at hotel.
Day 21 Leisure day in Kathmandu Overnight at hotel.
Day 22 Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure.
Note:- The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. Our trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.
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