This strenuous & demanding trek goes over three high passes of Khumbu region. It's more than anything for the ambitious trekker, who target to cross high passes without the compulsion to any technical climbing. Heading towards Everest base camp through Sherpa land and famous Tengbouche Monastery, we will cross Kongma La, the first pass that offers close up views of Nuptse and Lhotse wall. After capturing classic climbing route to the summit of Mt. Everest in our camera from Khumbu glacier to Kalapattar. We compete for a spectacular traverse over Cho La (next pass) we enter the alpine pastures and lakes of Gokyo to the west, dominated by the great peaks of Cho-Oyu and Gyanchungkang. From Gokyo RI, we gain further outstanding views of Everest before heading over the Renjo La (third pass) to the wild upper Bhote Kosi. Renjo la is virtually less-trekked and offers an alternative route to Namche and Lukla via Thame. This trek is for experienced trekker, who has experience of high altitude trekking and fit.
Arrive at the airport in Kathmandu. Loben Expeditions representative will meet you outside the customs and immigration area and transfer you to your hotel. The afternoon is free to relax, recover from jet lag, or explore on your own.
Kathmandu sightseeing (check detail IN and around Kathmandu). Evening preparation for trek & trek briefing by group leader.
From Kathmandu, you will take a scenic flight to Lukla airstrip (2,850 m), the most popular gateway to Everest. From Lukla, trek to Phakding. Overnight at lodge.
Trek to Namche Bazaar, the headquarters of the area. Overnight at lodge.
Day hike to Syangbouche (3900 m) for breathtaking all-round views of the Himalayan giants. After you have had your fill of the snow peaks, hike on to the Sherpa countryside villages of Khumjung and Khunde.
Gokyo RI is stiff 1 and half hour climb; the panorama of Himalayas stretches with blend of glaciers and grass, rock, snow and ice. Sunsets are unforgettable from here. After breakfast at our camp and rest for some while, we will walk towards 4th and 5th lakes. These points offer more extensive view of Everest than from both Gokyo RI and Kalapattar