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Kala Patthar Trek

Kala Patthar Trek

Everest Region
Kala Patthar Trekking
Kala Patthar Trekking
Kala Patthar Trekking

Trip Facts

Duration : 12 Days Max-Altitude : 5545m Program Type : Tea House Best Season : Sep to Jan, March to Jun Per Day Walking : 7/8 Hours Trek Grade : Grade 3:

Since the terrain can be hard and the days long, hikers on these treks should be in good physical condition and have some previous mountain walking experience. Steep climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes. Treks at this level can he arranged for periods of 16 to 21 days. Typically, a gradual ascent through a green river valley will lead you up to a number of high passes, where you will reach the altitude of 5416m. Often times, you will get a close insight into the Tibetan culture. Participants should expect to trek above 5416m/17872ft.

Mode of Travel : Flight Hold Your Guide : Dewan Rai

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No. of Persons Price per Person
1 Pax $1380
2 Paxes $1200
2-4 Paxes $1180
4-6 Paxes $1160
6-10 Paxes $1130
10-15 Paxes $1100
15+Paxes $1100

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Overview

Kala Patthar Trek Nepal 12 days itinerary

Plan your trip to Kala Patthar Peak if you want to explore the untouched beauty of Nepal. This Kala Patthar trek will take you through one of the most charming trekking regions, but it is also a challenging trail. However, it is well worth the effort. Viewing the top of the world’s highest mountain Everest 8848 will not only provide you with incredible views, but you will also enjoy a thrilling adventure journey.

The Kala Patthar trek is in fact the standard trekking route for Everest Base Camp. Kala Patthar is a peak located just south of EBC with amazing views of Everest and surrounding peaks to be seen from the peak. There are many different routes to reach the Kala Patthar, but the most famous viewpoint of the Peak rises to 5,545 meters above sea level, which is on a parallel path with the Everest base camp’s ultimate distance. During the Everest Base Camp trek, you will not complete your trek if you do not summit Kala Patthar Peak during the trek.

The Everest Kala Pathar Trek takes you through the heart of the Himalayas, through river banks, through Sherpa villages, and through mountain scenery that is characterized by rare species of flora and fauna. While walking under the gigantic Himalayas, you will be able to experience the unique culture of the Sherpa people, Buddhist monasteries that date back centuries, Chortens, Mani walls, and hardy Yaks as well. It is not uncommon for you to have to cross the suspension bridge over the raging river on a regular basis.

There is a bit of fear and a lot of joy associated with it. You may be able to see wild animals such as the Himalayan Goat (Thar/Jharal), Musk Deer, colorful birds “Daphe”  Nepal National Birds, and other species, during the EBC Kalapatthar Trekking. Snow leopards live in Khumbu, which is also the home of the mysterious yeti. The Everest Kala Patthar Trek features Mt. Everest Base Camp, the most famous viewpoint Kalapathar / Kala Patthar, Khumbu Glacier, Khumbu Icefall, glacial lakes, and breathtaking mountain scenery.

Climbing from Gorakshep to Kala Patthar peak

The next morning, the Gorakshep to Kala Patthar peak hike needs to begin early with a flash torchlight. The hike from Gorakshep to Kala Patthar takes about one and a half hours to summit the peak and half an hour for the descent. The 1.2 km distance between Gorakshep and Kala Patthar must be hiked slowly because of the high altitude, but you cannot walk faster due to the thin air. Ascend the south face of Kala Patthar’s north side from Gorakshep up a vague path with touch light.

Getting up early and doing the ascent in the dark are highly recommended, so once you find the path at the northern end of Gorakshep, get your head down and trudge uphill! Despite being on screen, the path is well-beaten and easy to follow. Once you reach the summit of Kala Patthar, you can sit down and enjoy the view – it is quite spectacular. When you reach the summit by dawn, it is even better because the sun rises directly behind Everest and bathes you in light. After a couple of hours on the summit, descend to Gorakshep and begin your long hike back.

View from Kala Patthar peak 5,545 m.

The view from Kala Patthar is one of the most spectacular mountain views in the world. Located in the Everest region of Nepal, Kala Patthar is a peak that stands at an elevation of 5,545 meters (18,192 feet). The view from the summit of Kala Patthar offers an incredible panoramic vista of the surrounding Himalayan mountains, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, Ama Dablam, and many more.

From the top of Kala Patthar, you can see the entire Everest Base Camp (EBC) and Khumbu glacier below. The view of Everest from Kala Patthar is particularly breathtaking, as it offers a close-up look at the world’s tallest mountain. You can see the distinctive triangular shape of the summit, along with the ridges and valleys of the mountain’s massive south face.

The view from Kala Patthar is best seen at sunrise or sunset, as the sun illuminates the mountains with a warm glow. It is a challenging trek to get to the top of Kala Patthar, but the stunning views make it all worth it.

Kala Patthar trek is the ultimate distance experience for those who do the Gokyo Valley Cho La pass, Everest high 3 passes, and of course Everest base camp trek for 12 days

The Nepal Wilderness Trek team leads the Kala Patthar Trek with a well-trained guide and well-equipped porters for those who have a short amount of time but want more adventure. 

The 12-day Kala Patthar Trek package includes both-way airfare, guide porters, 3 times meals, National Park permits, Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit, and accommodation at a competitive cost.

Our guides and porters are experienced and familiar with the Everest Region Kala Patthar trek. the guide knows more about the history, sherpa culture, flora, and fauna of the Territory.

Trip Highlights

  • Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites Sagarmatha National Park
  • Highest and largest glaciers on the Earth- Khumbu Glacier and Nazumba Glaciers
  • The best photographic spots are Tengboche and Kalapatthar
  • Gorgeous greenery Dudhkoshi river valley
  • The exquisiteness of the world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest (8,848m
  • The wide range of Flora and Fauna
  • Wildlife like musk deer, colorful pheasants, snow leopards, and Himalayan Thar
  • World’s highestSyangboche airport
  • Explore the indigenous Sherpa people’s culture and lifestyles
  • Prayer wheels, colorful flags, Mani stones
  • Historical Buddhist monasteries
  • High suspension bridges
  • One of the best views pint spot Kala Patthar 5,554m

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Fly to Lukla early in the morning (2827 meters. 35 minutes flight) trek to Phakding (2/3 hours walking) Stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3443 meters. 5/6 hours walking) overnight at the lodge.
  • Day 03: Rest day in Namche Bazaar for Acclimatization.
  • Day 04: Trek to Tengboche (3820 meters.5/6 hours walking)stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 05: Trek to Dingboche (4230 meters. 4/5 hours walking) Stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 06: Trek to Lobuche (4900 meters. 4/5 hours walking) stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 07: Visit Everest Base Camp (5450 meters. 3 hours walking) early in the morning and trek back to Gorakshep, stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 08: Visit Kalapattar (5545 meters. Early in the morning for the best Everest view) and trek back to Pheriche (5 hours walking stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 09: Trek Back to Tengboche (3820 meters. 4 hours walking) stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 10: Trek Back to Namche Bazaar (3443 meters. 5/6 hours walking) overnight at the lodge.
  • Day 11: Trek back to Lukla (3/4 hours walking) stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 12: Fly back to Kathmandu  (35 minutes flight) your guide and porter will depart you at the Lukla airport and finish the trek.

Cost Included

  • Domestic flight tickets from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, and other European foods are available three times a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner).
  • Accommodation in tea houses according to the itinerary
  • Kitbag for storing your belongings
  • Sleeping bag for a comfortable night's sleep on a trek in minus-25 degrees
  • Everest National Park Entrance Trekking Permit
  • Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit
  • Experienced English-speaking, Government licensed holder trekking guide
  • Experienced Sherpa helpers (porters) 1 porter for every 2 pax
  • Guide, and Porter meals, accommodation, salary, and insurance
  • Necessary paper works, all government, and local taxes
  • A certificate of appreciation from Nepal wilderness trekking after a successful trek

Cost Excluded

  • Airfare for international flights
  • Upon arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Nepal entry visa fees vary by duration (15 days - $25-30, 30 days
  • Accommodations and meals in Kathmandu before and after our journey
  • Personal equipment for high and cold temperatures
  • Emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation covered by travel insurance
  • All beverages, Soft and caffeinated table drinks such as coke, beer,
  • Drinking water/mineral water, Dessert, etc. Hot shower, laundry
  • Tip for guide and porter
  • Excluded are all costs and expenses not listed under "cost includes"
  • Inclusion of costs or delays beyond the control of the management, such as landslides, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, illness, changes in government policies, strikes, etc.
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