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Everest Three High Passes Trek

Everest Three High Passes Trek

Trip Overview

Maximum Altitude:
5545m
Trip Region:
Everest
Best Season:
Sep-Dec, Mar-May
Duration:
20 Days
Difficulty:
Challenging
Price from
$1580
People
Prize
  • 1 Person $1899
  • 2 Person $1580
  • 3 Person $1560
  • 4-7 Person $1490
  • 8-10 Person $1350

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‘an adventure traversing high passes from one scenic valley to another’

Everest Three High Passes Trekking is an adventure of a lifetime experience, covering most of Khumbu’s high scenic areas. The treks with picturesque scenery and jaw-dropping views of the world’s tallest peaks, walking from the main trail to hidden pockets.

The Everest Three High Passes lead you from one scenic valley to another beautiful area. Includes a visit to Everest Base Camp and climb of Kalapathar, a famous viewpoint for close views of Mt. Everest. Kalapathar is the highest point of the adventure to enjoy stunning views of towering snow peaks that surround the Kalapathar.

The Everest Three High Pass Trekking options for two main routes, starting from the west of Khumbu at Thame. The most popular and the best way is to begin the adventure from Imjatse Valley. The lovely settlements of Dingboche and Chukung are located within a scenic environment of giant peaks.

The high passes to cross start from Chukung, with a climb to cross over Khongma-La at 5,545 m high. Then reach Lobuche on the main trail en-route Everest Base Camp after completing the first high Khongma-La Pass.

Adventures continue to traverse over 2nd high pass of Cho-La at 5,420 m, to reach the beautiful Gokyo Valley of lakes. After a pleasant rest and exploring the scenic valley of Gokyo, then head towards Renjo-La at 5,360 m. The last final pass of the adventures, on completing and achieving the goals and main highlight and then reaching Thame village.

From Thame, on a gradual trail and pleasant walk to Namche Bazaar, and then to Lukla for the last overnight stop. Next morning, a scenic, short flight brings you to Kathmandu. After a wonderful experience and adventures on Everest Three High Pass Trekking.

Highlights:

  • Enjoy the dramatic adventures crossing three high scenic passes of Khumbu.
  • Traversing over the hidden corners of Khongma-La, Chola and Renjo-La passes.
  • Adventure of a lifetime experience visiting all the scenic areas around Khumbu.
  • From mainstream trails towards remote pockets of Everest with amazing views.
  • Walk from dense tree lines to windswept and picturesque valley of high Khumbu.

Itinerary

On arrival in Kathmandu at International Airport (Tribhuvan Airport) received by Himalayan Friendly staff and guide. A short drive to your hotel in the heart of Kathmandu city. At the hotel check into your lovely rooms with refreshing rest after a jet-leg. Then join in with other members of the group, for briefing. Our guide and leader will provide useful information regarding trek, local lodge, and foods. After briefing enjoy the dinner in a typical Nepalese Restaurant.

ACCOMODATION 3-star Hote
MAX ALTITUDE 1400m.|4593ft.
MEALS Welcome dinner

Free day in Kathmandu for optional tour of Kathmandu city world heritage sites of few hours. Rest of the day preparation for the wonderful Everest Three Passes Trek.

Early morning transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport for short flight to Lukla, views of mountains during 30 minutes flight. On landing in Lukla Tenzing & Hillary Airport, meet our trekking staff and start walk downhill past interesting Sherpa villages. Walk around farm areas to reach Phakding for overnight stop near Dudh Koshi River.

After a pleasant overnight in Phakding, todays walk leads to famous Namche Bazaar the main town of Khumbu region. After breakfast walk on gradual undulating path crossing same river few times. After few hours walks reaching the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park near Monjo village. From here towards Jorsalle for lunch the last village, before Namche, afternoon continue walk on a river valley. Following the river bed, and then a long climb to Namche Bazaar for overnight stop.

At Namche enjoy rest day for acclimatization, before heading higher altitude to Everest base camp. As well to cross the three high passes, Namche Bazaar a moderate size town with shops, stores and banks. Take a short hike up to the National Park museum offers information of Khumbu areas. From the high ridge with museum enjoy superb views of Mt. Everest, Ama-Dablam with range of other snow-capped peaks. Other options hike to Everest View hotel, Khumjung and Khunde village located on a glacial valley beneath the holy Mt. Khumbila (the patron God of Khumbu Sherpa’s)

From Namche a pleasant walk for first half till lunch with grand views of Everest, Kwangde, Tharmasarku, and Ama Dablam. After downhill walk cross over Imjatse River to Phunki-Tenga a small place with few small shops and lodges. A good place for lunch stop, after lunch few hours climb through beautiful forest
of rhododendrons, pines, oaks and fir trees. Then reaching Tengboche for overnight spot. A beautiful and scenic location with a majestic monastery, after checking into the lodge, a short tour of the monastery. From Tengboche super panorama of Everest, Nuptse and Lhotse with Ama Dablam, includes an array of peaks.

Enjoy the morning view of Everest and range of peaks, walk starts with downhill to a bridge above Imjatse River. From here the tree lines drop for short alpine bushes, as climb leads to Pangboche village. The last permanent village before Dingboche and beyond. After a short rest with grand look of Ama Dablam, a slow up to Somare for lunch stop. Afternoon walk on gradual uphill on an exposed areas, gets quite windy with cold breeze. The walk then head down to a river crossing a small bridge with an hour climb to Dingboche for overnight stop. A lovely large settlement with many nice lodges and guest house, located west of Imjatse valley. Beneath the towering North Face of Ama Dablam with best views
of Island Peak. One of popular and famous trekking peaks around Khumbu areas, check into a nice lodge for two overnight stops.

Another rest day for acclimatization, morning after breakfast enjoy a short hike up to a high ridge of Nagarjun. Offers panorama of surrounding giant peaks with views of Mt. Makalu towards east. Rest of the day relax and marvel the magnificent scenery of towering snow peaks.

From Dingboche after a pleasant rest day, morning a short hike to Chukung, located at the eastern end of Imjatse Valley. The walk is pleasant past the last lodge of Dingboche, following on a wide field with few short ups. After a good hike reaching Chukung for lunch and overnight stop, afternoon relax, and enjoy the views of Lhotse and Island Peak.

After a leisure day in Chukung and Dingboche, start the adventure to cross the first pass over Khongma-La. Which is the highest pass than Cho-La and Renjo-La Passes, an early morning walk follows for an hour. The trail leads above Imjatse Valley and then heading into a wide gully of Nuptse wall and Nagarjun ridge.

A steep climb over moraine of rocks to reach Khongma-La Pass, situated between Khongma or Mehara peaks with Pokalde peak. After a short downhill to cross Khumbu glacier, and then with short steep climb to reach Lobuche for overnight stop. Enjoy the comfort of a nice good lodge accommodation, after a hard and tough and exciting long day.

Another long day but easier than previous day, starting early morning to reach the famous destination to Everest Base Camp. Begins with gradual walk and then short climb reaching above Khumbu glacier to reach Gorakshep, Located in beneath Mt. Pumori and Kalapathar scenic viewpoint and towards Everest Base Camp. After a refreshing stop, the trail follows east on gradual path over rocks and boulders to reach Everest base camp. Enjoy the dramatic scenery amidst remorseless fields of ice, snow and glaciers with close look of massif Khumbu Ice Fall. After a glorious moments at Everest base camp, retrace the journey back to Gorakshep for overnight stop.

Early morning climb to the top of Kalapathar at 5,643 meters, the highest spot of this adventure. The steep up of few hours on reaching the high black topped rocky ridge, enjoy the majestic panorama of snow-mountains. Kalapathar is famous and popular viewpoint for close views of Mt. Everest, beneath the towering lofty peak of Pumori. After a great exciting morning down to Gorakshep for breakfast. Then continue walk past Lobuche to reach above Thugla, as the path leads to a small valley at Dzongla. Situated close to Cholatse peak and its frozen pond, check into a nice simple lodge for overnight.

Another early morning for an exciting day, having good breakfast walk on gradual path to the foot of Cho-La Pass. Adventure begins with steep climb, heeding slowly and taking care on slippery icy sections then reach on top Cho-La Pass. The top is marked with rock cairns and prayer flags, a sign of respect to the abode of holy mountain spirits. From the top of Cho-La Pass enjoy grand views of snow peaks with Cholatse peaks and its Glacier. The views includes Nirekha, Lobuche East and West peaks as far as to Mt. Cho-Oyu. After an exciting moment, a long
descend to Thaknag for overnight stop, after a long climb to cross Cho-La Pass. Thagnak a small settlement with few simple good lodges, located on the eastern end of Gokyo Valley.

After a great adventure crossing the second Cho-La pass, morning an easy walk to reach Gokyo main third lake. The walk follows beneath Nepal Himalayas, longest Ngozumpa glacier. As walk proceeds slowly reaching the first, and second and then towards the third main lakes of Gokyo. It is also called as Dudh Pokhari where all good lodges are located with superb views of Mt. Cho-Oyu. At Gokyo for lunch and overnight, afternoon at leisure to enjoy exploring the beautiful and scenic valley of Gokyo.

Rising early to cross the last third pass of the adventure, an early morning start after a good breakfast. As well as carrying packed lunch for the long hour walks to reach other side of Gokyo Valley at Lungden. The leads across the Gokyo thirdlake near the base of Gokyo-Ri, a scenic viewpoint. Where trekkers can enjoy the same views from the top of Renjo-La Pass also. From the bottom of Renjo-La a steep climb takes you to the high ridge at Renjo-La Pass. After a few hours of steady steep climb, from the top enjoy the grand views of Mt. Everest and Mt. Lhotse. Includes views of Mt Cho-Oyu and Mt. Makalu with an arrays of snow peaks that surrounds, the Renjo-La Pass. After enjoying a pleasant rest with marvelous views, descend towards Lungden, heading past a frozen pond. Then finally the day ends reaching a small settlement at Lungden for overnight stop. Lungden located in between Gokyo and Thame village and close en route to Tiber border and Nangpa-La Pass.

After completing all three high passes, feeling free and easy, todays walk to Thame, located around west of Khumbu. Morning walk follows downhill to reach a small village of Marlung, and past Thyangmoche and Hungmo settlements. The walk leads to a small bridge to cross over Bhote Koshi River, tributary of Dudh Koshi River. From the bridge on nice wide and gradual path to Thame, in the comfort of a nice lodge for overnight. Afternoon visit Thame monastery, the oldest Gompa around Khumbu area, Thame is located west of Namche Bazaar as well en route to Rolwaling Valley via high Tashi-Labtsa-La Pass.

From Thame onwards a pleasant and exciting walk, after breakfast leaving Thame village with short descend to cross a river. Then uphill with gradual walk to Thamo village with the hydro power station for all Khumbu villages. From here walking back into green tree lines of pines and rhododendrons, then downhill to Namche
Bazaar. Spending a refreshing moment, continue walk downhill to Monjo, near Sagarmatha National Park. The walk is on winding long descend to Dudh Koshi River, and short climb to Monjo for overnight stop.

Morning walk on pleasant trail to Phakding, from Phakding walk past nice villages lined with impressive prayer monuments. The route follows to an hour climb to reach Lukla for last overnight around Khumbu and Everest region. Reaching Lukla for lunch and overnight stop, as well for last night dinner celebration with fellow members, guide, staff and porters.

From Lukla taking an early morning flight back to Kathmandu with spectacular views of mountains, on reaching Kathmandu domestic airport, our staff transfers you back to hotel around Thamel area with rest of the day free at leisure.

Last day in Kathmandu and Nepal, after a great memorable adventure around Khumbu with Everest Three High Passes Trek. Our staff transfer you to the international airport terminal, and then bid farewell to the guide and staff. As you reach the air terminal for homeward bound flight.

Include/Exclude

Include

  • Airport pickup and drop
  • Round trip flight Kathmandu – Lukla / Lukla – Kathmandu, including your guide
  • Three nights' accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu (Thamel)
  • Three times daily meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Snacks of seasonal fruits during the trek
  • Twin-sharing lodge for accommodation during the trek.
  • Guides and porters coverage -insurance, meals, salary, lodging, transportation, flight, and necessary equipment
  • Sagarmatha National Park entry permit fee
  • Khumbu Pashang Lhamu Rural Municipality fees
  • All government, local taxes, and official Expenses
  • Souvenirs - Himalayan Friendly t-shirt & cap
  • Trekkig Map

Exclude

  • International flight airfare
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fees for multiple entries on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport- (15 days - $25-30, 30 days- $40-50 and 90 days- $100-110)
  • Personal expense (shopping, snacks, and cold drinks, hot shower, alcohol, Wi-Fi, telephone call, battery re-charge fee), extra porters, etc
  • Travel insurance that covers emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation (compulsory)
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • Additional costs due to delays caused by things beyond the company's control like landslides, weather conditions, itinerary modification due to safety concerns, illness, change of government policies, strikes, etc.
  • All the costs and expenses which are not listed in "What is included?"

Useful Info

Accommodation While in Kathmandu:

Himalayan Friendly provides the best accommodation in the comfort of a tourist standard hotels in Kathmandu. On a 3 Star category Hotels (Kathmandu suite home) in the hub of Kathmandu in Thamel.

One can upgrade the accommodation for 4 or 5 star deluxe standard hotels, on request. When booking with Himalaya Friendly. Which will be at extra cost.

The hotel in Kathmandu is booked according to our standard itinerary days, in Kathmandu normally will be for 3 overnights. Please remember while in Kathmandu it will be on Bed and Breakfast basis. Includes welcome or farewell dinner only.

Lodge Accommodation in Everest Three High Passes Trek

Lodge accommodation in Everest Three High Passes Trekking, staying overnights in the best available lodges. For your kind information, most of the Khumbu areas from Lukla to Namche Bazaar, Tengboche and Dingboche to Lobuche.

Trekkers have the options from budget, standard to luxury hotels, lodge or resorts, where all the villages and settlements. Where trekkers can find good rooms for overnight staying with nice and cozy environment with large and spacious dining rooms. However, Himalayan Friendly suggests to carry a warm 4 seasons sleeping bags with soft and warm inner linear.

It is the best, hygienic, instead of using the lodge provided blankets, for your own safety rather than used blankets. The lodges on this adventure Everest Three High Passes Trekking, overnights in Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche and Dingboche.

All these villages and settlements offers best and good room accommodation, at Chukung and Dzongla and Thagnak. The lodge accommodation are simple but clean good rooms, including Lungden after Gokyo and crossing Renjo-La Pass.

But from Thame onwards back to Namche Bazaar and Lukla on the best lodge accommodation. Until you fly back to Kathmandu after a great wonderful experience on Everest Three High Passes Trekking.
Please remember most lodges from Namche Bazaar onwards provides rooms with common bathroom and toilets.

Food in Everest Three High Passes Trek

Foods in Everest Three High Passes Treks, are the best and beyond one expectations. All the best lodges from Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche and Dingboche to Gorakshep offers comprehensive food menus.

From Continental, Chinese, Indian, Tibetan or Sherpa and Nepal cuisines to enjoy the meals in a large warm dining rooms. In some places like Namche Bazaar, Tengboche and Dingboche trekkers can enjoy fresh bakery products also.

In few overnights places like Chukung, Dzongla and Thagnak including Lungden the foods menu with limited items. Due to the conditions of harsh landscapes terrains and freezing temperatures in the morning and night time. As well with few groups of trekkers using the off beaten trails of Khumbu hidden pockets.

For larger group of more than 4 people it is best to have the set menu of some variations. This saves time and fuel energy, as well being a Responsible Trekkers following the rules of Eco-Tourism. Besides glorious foods, refreshing hot and cold drinks to enjoy, on walks to higher region. Alcohol products drinks is not the best on uphill walks with high altitude, it creates problem with altitude sickness.

But one can enjoy on the way back to Namche Bazaar and Lukla, after enjoying a memorable adventures on Everest Three Passes Trekking.

Drinking Water in Everest Three High Passes Trek

For Everest three high passes Trek, you will found the Bottle mineral water but it is a little expensive than City area. For example, at the starting point of the Three High Passes Trek – Lukla (2,860 m), a liter of water costs Rs 80, but at GorakShep (5,200 m) the price of water is already Rs 400. To save money, It will be best to have one spare of an empty Water bottle while refilling the water. You can also bring water purifying tablets for safe drinking water which helps to save the cost.

WI-FI Available On Everest Three High Passes Trek:

In the modern days of Hi-Tec world, where all wide-world travelers are connected with the world of social media. The most important on everyday use of internets, cell phones and Wi-Fi gadgets, which makes traveling fun and easier.

In Nepal around big cities, towns and large villages do have all the modem facilities of Internets and Wi-Fi. But on trekking depends upon the region and overnights stops as itinerary days. For Everest Three High Passes Trekking and other region of high Khumbu areas, most places offers these facilities.

At Namche Bazaar and Lukla the Internet services is called Air link, trekkers can purchase the internet so called packages. At the cost of NRS 700 or US$ 6-7 for 24 hours service. Which cots more of NRS 1,200 or US$ 9-12) for 48 hours services.

The internets and Wi-Fi services are available in most lodges till Gorakshep, some do charge extra. Some lodges offers free services of Wi-Fi, nevertheless one can enjoy the modern facilities along with the grand views. But remember the internets, Wi-Fi and telecommunications does not run smoothly, can be disturbing and slow. Due to the nature of landscapes terrains in deep gorges or on a hidden valley, as well as weather conditions.

For best reliable services is to buy Everest Link or 3G to 4 G SIM Card is good for the daily use. As the weather and the areas of walking permits, on treks your guide will suggest you to buy either in Lukla or Kathmandu.

Weight Allowance and Restrictions:

Another things to take care about flying to Lukla for various treks andadventure around Khumbu and Everest region. The weight allowance allowedon flights to Lukla or other mountainous zone in Nepal. All flight around the high hills of Nepal Himalayas only STOL aircraft can land and take off.

Smaller aircraft like Twin Otter, Dornier or similar models can carry limited passenger of maximum 15 to 18 persons. The weight allowance for each passengers is 15 kg maximum including the handbags.

To make the baggage little lighter is to wear your heavy trekking boots, and gears. Like Down or Duvet Jackets and empty your water bottles, on flights not allowed to carry sharp items, matches or lighters. It should go in the main baggage until you reach Lukla or back then can claim your belongings.

Flight Delays and Cancellation:

All trekkers flying to Lukla Tenzing & Hillary Airport for various adventures around Khumbu and Everest region. Important to know that even in best time of the seasons, the flight might get delayed and leads to cancellation.

Which happens sometimes due to bad, unfavorable weather condition or technical problems. As well as due to much air traffic, Kathmandu runways are for both domestic and international flights.

The main cause is sometimes the Himalayan weather pattern are unpredictable, even in the high seasons for trekking. This is why our itinerary days includes reserved or contingency days in case of flight cancellation or gets postponed.

In high seasons of trekking, especially on Everest region the flights gets diverted to another airport. At Manthali in the district of Ramechap, at a distance of approx. 155 km. It takes about 4-5 hours drives to reach Manthali airport for short flight to Lukla of 20 to 25 minutes.

From Kathmandu to Lukla flight duration is 30 to 35 minutes on clear fine day. Similarly, it will be the same ways flying from Lukla to Manthali airport in Ramechap. Lukla & unpredictable weather can cause flight delays from time to time.

That & why we have kept aside a contingency or spare day to adjust with the itinerary. So that you might not miss the charm and beauty on Everest region trekking and to Everest base camp. In case on missing the flight on the scheduled day, for late arrival in Kathmandu.

The company will arrange another flight ticket for you for the same or next early morning. If the normal schedule gets delayed or cancelled the best option is using the service of a helicopter, which is more reliable, but at extra cost.

We must remind you that the expenses for food and accommodation incurred until your next flight will be borne by you, it is not included in the trip package.

If the flights get diverted to Ramechap at Manthali Airport, several options. Either drive on the second day after arrival in Kathmandu by afternoon time and staying overnight in Manthali town. To catch the early morning flight to Lukla.

The next options, driving early morning by 2 a.m. to Manthali airport to catch the flight to Lukla on time. Flying either from Kathmandu or Manthali airport in Ramechap, if the weather is bad and unfavorable.

It might be the next morning or few day backs, to follow the itinerary will be a tight schedule. In this situation, the options are taking the services of a helicopter, and that is if the weather is favorable.

The cost of a chopper is high, where clients has to borne the extra expenses, in this case. One can claim from your travel insurance back home the company will provide a supporting letter. Regarding the condition of weather and normal flight and transportation to and from Kathmandu and Lukla.

Trekking Permits and Sagarmatha National Park Trekking Permits
for 2024/2025.

Including Everest Region and various adventures. Trekking Permits is issued by the Khumbu village community known as Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Municipality Permit. The permit is obtained on arrival in Lukla, the guide will instruct you show your passport and required PP photos.

The cost which comes of NRS 2,000 per person, approx. US$15 as per the current exchange rate. The permit will cover for 4 weeks, for more days than declared the cost will be NRS 2,500 per person. The other permits included is Sagarmatha National Park entrance permit.

Sagarmatha is name for Everest in Nepal, the native Sherpa call as Chomolungma of Tibetan origin. In both languages it means a great Mother as huge as an ocean. The permit is issued in the park entrance near Monjo village on the second day walk from Lukla, and Phakding.

The cost is NRS 3,000 per person which is about US $ 22.5. For SAARC (South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation). The members are Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Sri-Lanka and Maldives, Nepal with Afghanistan and Bangladesh. The cost for SAARC is NRS 1,500 per person and for domestic Nepali trekkers is NRS 100 per person.

The next options, driving early morning by 2 a.m. to Manthali airport to catch the flight to Lukla on time. Flying either from Kathmandu or Manthali airport in Ramechap, if the weather is bad and unfavorable.

It might be the next morning or few day backs, to follow the itinerary will be a tight schedule. In this situation, the options are taking the services of a helicopter, and that is if the weather is favorable.

The cost of a chopper is high, where clients has to borne the extra expenses, in this case. One can claim from your travel insurance back home the company will provide a supporting letter. Regarding the condition of weather and normal flight and transportation to and from Kathmandu and Lukla.

The next options, driving early morning by 2 a.m. to Manthali airport to catch the flight to Lukla on time. Flying either from Kathmandu or Manthali airport in Ramechap, if the weather is bad and unfavorable.

It might be the next morning or few day backs, to follow the itinerary will be a tight schedule. In this situation, the options are taking the services of a helicopter, and that is if the weather is favorable.

The cost of a chopper is high, where clients has to borne the extra expenses, in this case. One can claim from your travel insurance back home the company will provide a supporting letter. Regarding the condition of weather and normal flight and transportation to and from Kathmandu and Lukla.

Packing List 

Himalaya Friendly is always safe for our clients on trekking and hiking. Trekking Equipment List which the trekkers will need during their trekking.

Clothings

  • Insulated Jacket
  • Down Jacket
  • Windproof and waterproof jacket and pant
  • Thermal inner dress
  • Trekking pants and trousers
  • Trekking shirts
  • Breathable underwears

Head and Hand

  • Scarf or cap
  • Warm hat
  • Sunhat
  • Sunglasses ( recommend a UV protection)
  • Lightweight gloves( recommend a thermal gloves)
  • Windproof and waterproof gloves

Footwear

  • Slippers
  • Trekking boots
  • Hiking socks
  • Warm woolen socks
  • Gaiter

Personal items

  • Toothpaste and toothbrush
  • Soap
  • Sanitaizer
  • 1 to 2 towel
  • Body moisturizer
  • Sunscreen cream
  • Toiletries
  • Wet wipes
  • Small mirror
  • Lip balm

Other gears

  • Sleeping bag
  • Trekking poles
  • First Aid kits
  • Backpack
  • Water bottle
  • Binoculars

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FAQ

1 .) Why choose Himalayan friendly?

Himalayan Friendly is a small company operated by an experienced trekking guide (Mr. Ram Ghale). Ram has been trekking for 10 years. The staff in Himalayan friendly are well prepared to deal with any possible problem and make the trip beautiful.

2 .) What is the walking pace during trek?

The average pace of walking is 2 miles per hour. But It can be increased or decreased according to your comfort.

3 .) Can I buy trekking gear from Kathmandu?

Yes, you can buy trekking gear from Kathmandu. Thamel is the best place to buy trekking gear.

4 .) Are the hotels in Nepal safe?

Yes it is completely and 100% safe, from Tourist standard, deluxe star hotels to
low budget hotels. In Nepal customers are honored and taken as a highly guest
with warm hospitality of the Nepali peoples.

5 .) What are the symptoms of altitude sickness?

The early symptoms of HAS or High Altitude Sickness with various reactions, such as short of breathing, tiredness. As well as with severe headache, nausea, lack of appetite and sleepless nights. Most important is dehydration, not enough fluid intake.

6 .) Is Himalayan Friendly a Government-Authorized Trekking Agency?

Yes, only Government Registrated  Authorized Trekking Agency are allowed to run and organize trekking and tours in Nepal. Also only licensed guide from the
Government and Tourism Department are allowed to lead the treks or tours.

7 .) What types of shoes should I bring for the treks?

It is not shoes required for the trekking in the Himalayas, all trekkers needs a good
comfortable trekking boots. Which can withstand rain, snow and walking on
rough dirt trails. The shoes are needed before and after the treks, but good boots
are the important items to bring for the trekking.

8 .) Can I or Can I not leave my luggage in Kathmandu whilst on the trek?

Yes. You absolutely can.

Trekking in Kathmandu? No worries! Leave your luggage at the hotel and enjoy a hassle-free adventure. The friendly hotel staff will keep your belongings safe and sound for free. So, say goodbye to heavy loads and hello to carefree trekking!

9 .) What is the limitation of weight for the Lukla flight?

Ready for the Lukla flight? Remember, there’s a weight limit. You can bring up to 15 kg of baggage, including your hand-carry and trekking gear. So pack light and smart for an epic adventure!

10 .) What are some of the booking & payment methods for the trek?

Booking and paying for your trek is a piece of cake! Here’s the scoop: No need to stress about advance payments or,  You can pay the full amount when you arrive in Kathmandu, Nepal.

We’ve got you covered with flexible options like online payment, bank transfer, or good ol’ cash upon arrival!!

Just reach out to us, secure your reservation, and we’ll guide you through the simple payment process. It’s like booking a thrilling adventure with no upfront commitments. So pack your bags, get ready to rock, and let the trekking fun begin!

(For further information, do visit our privacy policy which also includes payment policies and all of the payment options that we accept)

11 .) Is someone going to pick me up at the airport?

When you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, our Himalayan Friendly crew will be there to greet you with open arms. They’ll make sure your transition from the airport to your hotel is super smooth. We’re all about starting your journey on a positive note, so you can count on our dedicated team to assist you at every step.

12 .) How much cash should you bring for the awesome trek? Can I use credit cards along the trail?

To have an incredible time on the trek, make sure you have enough cash. You’ll need it for things like hot showers, drinking water, snacks, staying connected, and charging your devices.

We suggest bringing around 2500 Rupees per day as a rough estimate. But remember, it can vary based on how much you usually spend.

Just a heads up, only a few shops on the trail accept credit cards. So, it’s best to have plenty of cash with you before you start your journey!

13 .) Can I upgrade to a helicopter from Kathmandu to Lukla? How much does it cost?

Yes, you can.

You have the incredible opportunity to upgrade to a helicopter ride from Kathmandu to Lukla. By booking in advance, you can secure your spot for this thrilling adventure. The cost for this unforgettable experience is USD 450 per person for a one-way flight. Also don’t forget that you’re merely a passenger rather than a charter so there will be other people in the flight with a maximum of 5 people.

Opting for a helicopter ride not only adds excitement to your travel plans but also ensures the quickest and most reliable transportation through the majestic Himalayas. So, get ready to say goodbye to long drives and hello to breathtaking aerial views!

14 .) Which hotel will I stay at in Kathmandu? Can I extend my stay or upgrade?

First off, you will be staying at a wonderfully pristine hotel of a three star status here in Kathmandu or Pokhara or any other central place depending on your itinerary. These three star hotels are known for their excellent service and beautifully clean rooms. They are located in very beautiful areas with easy accessibility to markets and restaurants all to make your stay convenient and enjoyable. We’ll make sure that you’ll have a comfortable room with a private bathroom, and a tasty breakfast will also be included.

If you’d like to extend your stay, we can help you make the arrangements. Please note that rates may vary depending on the hotel, that is if you decide to extend your stay.

Additionally, if you’re looking for a more luxurious experience, we can assist you with an upgrade to an even better hotel experience. Kathmandu offers a range of beautiful 4 to 5-star hotels to choose from that offer a whole bunch of luxury with it.

Let us know your preferences, and we’ll ensure you have a fantastic stay. You’ll customise your trip just the way you’d want us to.

Price from
$1580
People
Prize
  • 1 Person $1899
  • 2 Person $1580
  • 3 Person $1560
  • 4-7 Person $1490
  • 8-10 Person $1350

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