Geological magnificence with stunning views of Everest’s spectacular flight to Lukla and the start of the walk to Namche Bazaar, the colorful center of Sherpa life and a meeting place for traders and Himalayan yak caravans, Kala Patthar Everest Trek offers an enduring experience of natural beauty. Kala Patthar Everest Trek takes you to the Base Camp of the Everest also called as Kala Patthar from where you can have some of the stunning views of the Everest, world’s tallest mountain peak. Kala Patthar appears as a big brown bump below the impressive south face of Everest including the crossing of Cho La, hiking and trekking to Gokyo Ri. The trail is continuously rewarded with dramatic Himalayan views and there are many options for further exploration and progress to high altitude as high 5420m. The black rock in Nepal is a better point to view the Himalayas. Similarly, Mount Lhotse and Tengboche Monastery with Ama Dablam (6856m) as a magnificent backdrop are the other highlights of Kala Patthar Everest Trek. While at the summit of Kala Patthar, you can have 360 degrees panorama of mountain peaks such as Ama Dablam, Kala Patthar Peak, Mount Everest, Nuptse, and others.
You can spend your 18 days in this trek experiencing the most adventurous and pleasant time. As you are spending 18 days, you should know about the best seasons to trek and they are February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November. However, July and August are supposed to be best season for hiking but it is not for sure that you can see the vivid panoramic views due to rain. The trek grade is moderate and you can go for tea house as an accommodation. The minimum altitude is 2840m and its maximum altitude is 5545m. If you are planning to trek in a group then you cannot go more than 115 in a group. From Syangboche, you are offered with abundant flora, fauna while the scenic flight to Lukla from Kathmandu is also a wonderful experience. In addition, you can enjoy incredible views of different Mountains like Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Mount Everest, Nuptse, Gorak Shep sand plain, the top range of Kala Patthar (5545 m). Except those mountains you are free to experience Sherpa culture in Khumjung village, latest Sherpa villages and Buddhist monasteries.
Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03: Flight to Lukla
Day 04: Trek to Namche (3,440 m)
Day 05: Acclimatization day in Namche
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3867 m)
Day 07: Trek to Pheriche
Day 08: Another day of acclimatization
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche
Day 10: Trek to Gorak Shep
Day 11: Trek to Kala Patthar
Day 12: Trek to Phortse Pangboche
Day 13: Trek to Khumjung Phortse (3790m)
Day 14: Trek to Phakding
Day 15: Trek to Lukla
Day 16: Flight to Kathmandu
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Trekking in Nepal refers to walking at different places that may be either easy walking trail or toughest trekking trail. It is commonly said that there is not any bad weather but the trekking will greatly affected by the dressing styles or so called inappropriate clothing. There are several type o f equipments that are absolutely necessary for the trekking in Nepal. The trekking equipments can be different according to the different types of trekking but will also differ from trekking trail, weather conditions, camping or lodging trekking and so on. The trekking equipments should be carefully observed before going for any types of trekking at Nepal otherwise it may create great problem for the trekkers to enjoy the trekking fully.
Some of the major trekking equipments that are absolutely needed for the trekking in Nepal are as follows.