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Everest High Passes and Peaks, Everest Base Camp

  • If you are looking for something in particular in the Everest region then it wouldn’t be complete without valleys, peaks and passes. If you are climber at heart and you are looking for some serious trekking experience then the best thing would be to visit Everest High Passes and Peaks. You cannot deny some mountain vistas which overlooks some beautiful sceneries too.



    Best time to visit
    : October to Mid-May.

    Highlights
    : The Cho La crosses a glacier and the view is not only going to leave you jaw dropped but is quite risky too.

    Difficulty Level
    : High, since it has high passes and peaks which makes it a very difficult trek.

    Prices
    : $1300

Attractions

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Saribung Peak Climbing

Saribung Trek is the most newly introduced trek, hence it is an ideal place for trekkers who want to try something different. This trek has been recently included in the Mustang region. However one would find at the inception that the trek is pretty simpler but as you ascend upwards it will be difficult to move upwards without the technical difficulties.

 

Highlights
: Saribung will let you live life the way you have always wished for. Defeating the challenges and moving ahead.

Best time to visit
: Spring and autumn.

Difficulty Level
: High and seldom are people able to finish this trek.

Price
: $2450 USD
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Rolwaling Trek

One of the most outstanding trek lies between Gaurishankar Himal and Rolwaling Himal. Highlights: You can take a walk through the Teahouse, Lodge and Camping. You can also get a glimpse of the Sherpa community and the beautiful and spectacular view of Himalayan range. This beautiful ares was first explored during the preliminary surveying of Mount Everest.



Price: Rs. 700 to Rs.1500.

Location
: You can take a bus from Kathmandu to Gongar Khola (6am and 8 am)

Highlights
: You can witness the beautiful landscape which ranges from Rhododendron and Juniper forests.

Best time to visit
: September, October, November along with March, April and May.

Difficulty Level: High.
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Three Passes Trek

This fabulous three pass trek is a doorway to the colossal Mount Everest. This trek is certainly the one which has been designed for the adventurers. The three passes are Renjo La, Cho La, and Kongma La. This trekking in Nepal involves going up and down so much that it becomes a little strenuous and exhausting. However, the warm and pleasant natured Sherpas can relieve you from all the exertion.



Highlights
: You can visit some renowned Sherpa villages and monasteries. Also you get a chance to dive deeper into the vibrant lifestyle of the Sherpas.

Best time to visit
: March to May and October to November.

Difficulty Level
: High.

Price
: 15$ per day/per person.
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Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek

If you can never run out of challenges then this trek is for you. You will be climbing at an altitude of 6,060 m. What makes this trek even more fascinating is that it allows you to explore some of the off beaten and less travelled tracts of Nepal Himalayas.



Highlights
: The trek also allows you to pass through the Gurung villages which are truly marvellous and you will get to spot some of the beautiful terraced fields too.

Best time to visit
: March or May whichever suits you the best.

Difficulty Level
: High, because the trek is quite strenuous.

Price
: Rs 3000 NRs.
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Pharchamo Peak

A glaciated snow peak trek which is one of the dangerous one even for the most professional peak climbers. Despite the dangers involved it has enclosed some of the most beautiful scenic places too. The route to this peak starts from Tashi Lapcha which has some of the most potential dangers enclosed in it.



Highlights
: The trekking makes you witness some of the remote valleys of Rolwaling to Khumbu region.

Best time to visit
: April, May, October and November.

Price
: 2500 USD per person.

Difficulty Level
: High, it is advisable to walk for a while in the park before climbing the peak to ensure that the climbing is ensured.
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Sagarmatha National Park

It is a national park which is quite exquisitely adorned with Sagarmatha National Park. It has mountains, glaciers, and valleys along with the world’s highest peak of Mount Everest. You will also find Sherpas with their rich culture which makes the national park even more interesting. Since there are no roads to this place and you have to literally walk, so plenty of food should be accompanied with plenty of rest.



Highlights
: Reaching the Mount Everest base camp is the most adventurous thing to do.

Location
: Since there are no roads, so you have to walk from the nearest airport. It is 2 days from Lukla.

Best time to visit
: September to November.

Prices
: $135 to $145.
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Everest Base Camp Trekking

Everest is a daunting summit. It soars so high that even trekking at its base camp is a challenging adventure. Trek to the Everest Base Camp is arguably the experience of a lifetime. This trek allows you to step foot on the breathtaking Everest, the highest mountain in the world. The base camp is usually for 14 days and you get days to discover popular cities, hill stations and villages in the region.



Highlights
:The base camp is recommended from March-mid May and from Sept-mid November as otherwise, the season is wet and climbing can be difficult. The trek will take you through the diverse regions in the country and bring you up-close and personal with the culture of Nepal.

Location
:The trek usually begins from Kathmandu.

Things to keep in mind
:Have some obligatory items, such as warm clothes, UV sun-block, hiking boots and other items. Don’t take unnecessary things for the trip. However, keep a first-aid box.
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Rara Lake Trek

The Rara Lake is one of the best fresh water lake. Location: You have to take an hour flight from Jumla to Kathmandu. You will find some vulnerable and endangered species at the time of the trek. You can experience some of the best scenic view in the north western side of Nepal.



Highlights
: If you get a chance it will be best if you can witness the rare Rara Lake Frog. You can also witness Danfe which is the national bird of Nepal. It is the ideal habitat for musk deer and at the same time you will also get a chance to Himalayan Black Deer.

Best time to visit
: September, October and April and May.

Difficulty Level
: Medium.

Price
: US$2645 PER PERSON.

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