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Everest Kalapathar Trek

Overview

Everest Kalapathar Trek is a specialty trek  of our Windhorse Trekking company.
In Nepal, we do have many popular trekking areas but among all of them, Everest Kalapathar trek is one of the most popular, well known and breath taking trekking route of entire  trekking area of Nepal .The primary objectives of the Everest trek is either the Everest base camp trek or Everest kalapathar trek an unassuming 5545 meters bumps on the southern flank of Pumori 7161 meters , which provides a fine view of Everest.
On the lower slopes of Pumori, a very beautiful looking mountain near Mt. Everest, a ridge extending to the south terminates in a small peak. Kalapathar which literally means ‘ Black Rock’, is 5545m high of elevation from the sea level, provides the best vantage point for viewing Mt. Everest. Kalapathar itself is a very beautiful place for peace and nature lovers. The pyramid shaped South West face of Mt. Everest with snow plume flying on the summit ridge is the best view from this vantage point. Mt Everest base camp which is about a couple hundred meters lower is also viewed from Kalapathar.
Everest Kalapathar trek is about 8 days hike from Lukla where we fly in to begin trek. On our way to to this famous top point, we trek at a relaxed pace and walk around the Sherpa villages of Pharak and Khumbu valley and visit some of the important cultural and religious sites.
Every  Saturday at Namche bazaar there will be Saturday market  (haat bazaar) day is of an special attraction. The traders brings daily commodity like Rice, Oil, sugar, flour vegetables and  readymade clothes, and other merchandise carried on human backs for 6/7 days walk from the road head at Katari.
We also visit the impressive Chukung valley and get better acclimatized before the climb for the Kalapathar. Throughout the trek, we have ample opportunities to visit the monasteries in Namche, Khumjung, Tengboche and Pangboche.

Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu 
Day 2:
 Walk and Tour in Kathmandu
Day 3: Fly Kathmandu to Lukla. Trek to Phakding
Day 4: Trek to Namche 
Day 5:
 Free day for acclimatization in Namche – hike to Shyangboche
Day 6: Trek to Tengboche
Day 7: Trek to Dingboche
Day 8: Free day for acclimatization in Dingboche – hike around.
Day 9: Trek to Lobuche
Day 10: Day hike to Kala Pathar and back to Lobuche
Day 11: Trek to Deboche. 
Day 12:
 Trek to Monjo.
Day 13: Trek to Lukla.

Day 14: Fly Kathmandu

Day 15: Free day in Kathmandu

Day 16: Fly back to country

 

Cost included:

  • Airport transfer
  • Hotel in Kathmandu with B/B plan
  • Kathmandu city sightseeing full one day with entry fee
  • Flight Kathmandu Lukla – Kathmandu
  • All necessary trekking permit
  • Guide and porters
  • Meal and Accommodation during trekking

 

Cost does not included:

 

  • Meal during Kathmandu
  • Clients personal insurance
  • Rescue evacuation if needed
  • Drinks and beverages
  • Clients personal expenses
  • Tips etc