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Sherpani Col Passes

Sherpani Col Passes

Wilderness Trekking
sherpani col pass
three col passes
sherpani col pass

Trip Facts

Duration : 21 Days Max-Altitude : 6200m Program Type : Camping /tea house Best Season : Sep to Nov, March to Jun Per Day Walking : 6/7 Hours Trek Grade : Grade 4:

This is challenging and technical Trekking, climbing of Nepal, you most have to physically fit and mentally prepare, off the beaten trails, camping or challenging high passes Treks, at this level can he arranged for periods of 18 to 32 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. or climbing 6540m.

Mode of Travel : Flight/Land Hold Your Guide : Lal Gurung


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All price inclusive
$ 4000 $ 3500
USD per person

Group Price

No. of Persons Price per Person
1 Pax $4000
2 Paxes $3500
2-4 Paxes $3450
4-6 Paxes $3400
6-10 Paxes $3300
10-15 Paxes $3100
15+Paxes $3100

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Sherpani Col Passes Trekking Itinerary

The Sherpani Col Pass trek is an epic adventure that takes you through the stunning Makalu and Everest regions, connecting three high mountain passes: Sherpani Col Pass, West Col Pass, and Amphu Lapcha Pass. This trek is challenging and requires excellent physical fitness, experience in high-altitude trekking, and technical skills for mountaineering. However, it is a genuinely adventurous journey in remote and wilderness regions part of the Great Himalayas trails with full logistic hold up. The journey matched which seeks a different route, a fresh perspective, challenges hikers.

Sherpani Col Pass trek is though it touches both sides of the famous trek Everest base camp and Makalu base camp. Just follows the huge Interfluves 3 col passes ridge separating the Everest region Dudh Koshi River and Arun valleys, known as the Hidden Treasure Trek.

The Sherpani Col Pass (6,155m) is the first and the most challenging pass of the trek, and it involves crossing steep and exposed ice slopes. The West Col Pass (6,143m) is the second pass, which involves a technical climb on fixed ropes. The Amphu Lapcha Pass (5,845m) is the final pass, which involves a steep climb on a rocky ridge.

Which is the highest pass in Nepal:

The highest pass in Nepal is Sherpani Col Sherpani Col is 6,155 meters above sea level. Although Nepal has untold passes, some claim that 3 passes are the highest. Some say that Thorong La Pass is the highest pass, but no one tells you the true highest pass. During the Sherpani col passes trek, we will stay at Baruntse Camp One, which is located at 6146 m.

Sherpani Col passes trek starts by flying to Tumlingtar and takes you through lush forests, with the Arun Valley following the rural areas, through charming medieval traditional farm villages, Khandbari, Mane Bhanjyang Cheche la, Num, Sama Gau, Tashi Gaon, Khongma. The magnification breathtaking Himalayan range view, the fifth world’s highest mount Makalu, Kanchenjunga, and the top of the world Mt. Everest. The Trail passes traditional Sherpa villages, glacial valleys, and high mountain passes, providing panoramic views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and several other peaks. You will get to experience the diverse culture, traditions, and lifestyles of the Sherpa and Rai communities along the way.

Challenging trekking passes of Sherpani Col and Ice Col have to be well arranged like mountaineering style, spend extra days trekking into the base camp of Makalu for acclimatization, on the high yak pasture beneath the towering Mt. Makalu the 5th highest mountain in the world.

Follows a scenic and rarely trekked route, which passes through many new settlements and offers exciting views of the highest peak of this earth. The Sherpani col pass trek requires a couple of days for acclimatization. During these passes, the client must know the climbing technique and training for climbing at high altitudes.

The tough night spent will be Baruntse expedition camp one, 6146 m elevations during the Sherpani Col pass trek, before the west Col pass. This passes trek is also well known by Makalu 3 cols to trek and Shermini col.

Pass sections:

Ropes will be fixed on the steepest and most sections of each of the passes by our expert climbing guide to safeguard the group.  the climbing guide will lead all the members including porters in the Sherpani Col, West Col, and Amphu Lepcha la pass.

Last but not least, From this high route a spectacular capture view. Most of the high peaks of the central-eastern Himalayas, including Mt. Everest, and Lhotse from the southeast. After passing the last pass of Amphu Laptsa, all the way descend to join the popular Everest base camp trail, through the Khumbu area to Lukla, and fly back to Kathmandu.

Best time to do the Sherpani col passes trek:

The best time to do the Sherpani Col Pass trek is during the Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November) seasons. During these seasons, the weather is clear and stable, with mild temperatures, making it ideal for trekking and mountaineering activities. The skies are generally clear, providing breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, and the trails are dry and easy to navigate.

In the Spring season, the temperatures gradually warm up, and the rhododendrons and other wildflowers are in full bloom, making the trek more colorful and beautiful. In Autumn, the temperatures cool down, and the skies remain clear and stable, providing excellent trekking conditions.

During the Monsoon season (June to August), the trekking routes are generally wet and slippery due to heavy rainfall, and the trails can be challenging to navigate. The Winter season (December to February) brings extremely cold temperatures, high winds, and snow, making the trek more dangerous and challenging.

Therefore, it is recommended to plan your Sherpani Col Pass trek during the Spring or Autumn seasons for the best trekking experience.

NEPAL WILDERNESS TREKKING PVT. Sherpa Col is led by experienced guides and porters. We have been leading this trek since 2001, with well-equipped and well-needed gear.

Overall, the Sherpani Col Pass trek is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that provides a unique combination of adventure, culture, and natural beauty. It requires good preparation, equipment, and a skilled guide to ensure a safe and successful journey.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Kathmandu to Tumling tar by fly, 45 minutes fly and drive to Num (1490m) 7 hours trek, stay overnight at Num,
  • Day 02: Num to Seduwa (1460m) 6 hours trek, stay overnight at Seduwa,
  • Day 03: Seduwa to Tashi Gaon (2070m) 5 hours trek, stay overnight at Tashi Gaun,
  • Day 04: Tashi Gaun to Khongma (3470m) 5 hours trek, stay overnight at Khongma.
  • Day 05: Khongma to Dobate (3570m) 6 hours trek, stay overnight at Dobate.
  • Day 06: Dobate to Yangli Kharka (3580m) 6/7 hours trek, stay overnight at Yangli Lharka,
  • Day 07: Yangli kharka to Jak Kharka (4615m) 6 hours trek, stay overnight at Jak Kharka
  • Day 08: Jak Kharka to Makalu base camp (5000m) 6 hours trek, stay overnight at Makalu base camp
  • Day 09: Makalu base camp to Hillary Base Camp (5200m) 5 hours trek, stay overnight at Hillary Basecamp
  • Day 10: Hillary Base Camp to High Camp (5700) 3 hours trek, stay overnight at High camp
  • Day 11: High camp to West Col ( 1 number camp of Barunche, 5 hours trek, stay  overnight at 1 number camp of Barunche via east col / Sherpani col pass 6,155 meters,
  • Day 12: West col to Barunche base camp (5300) 5 hours trek, stay overnight at Barunche Basecamp.
  • Day 13: Baruntse base camp to Panch Pokhari 4200m) 5 hours trek, stay overnight at Panch Pokhari,
  • Day 14: Rest day for acclimatization.
  • Day 15: Baruntse Base camp to Ampulapcha base camp 4 hours trek, stay overnight at the same place,
  • Day 16: Base camp to High camp. (5780m) 4 hours a trek, and stay overnight at the same place
  • Day 17: High camp to Chhukung via Ampulapcha Pass, 6 hours trek, stays overnight at Chhukung
  • Day 18: Chhukung to Tengboche, 5 hours trek, stay overnight at Tengboche,
  • Day 19: Tengboche to Namche Bazaar, 5 hours trek, stay overnight at Namche Bazar,
  • Day 20: Namche Bazaar to Lukla, 6 hours trek, stay  overnight at Lukla,
  • Day 21: Lukla to Kathmandu by flight back to Kathmandu.

Cost Included

  •  two-person tent.
  • Sleeping Matters.
  • Lunch Dinner and breakfast during the trek as per Itinerary.
  • Guide, Sherpa, cook necessary porters and Salary food High insurance staff and porter Equipment.
  • Makalu Park Permit.
  • Permit TIMS.
  • Kathmandu Tumlingtar - Lukla Kathmandu flight tickets.
  • General Climbing equipment from the past such as Rope, Ice Screw, Snow Bar, etc.
  • Climbing Sherpa and Equipment for him.

Cost Excluded

  • Kathmandu entry visa fee you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport.
  • meals and accommodations in Kathmandu.
  • Bar and beverage bills, bottled water.
  • You must bring your equipment such as Sleeping bag/Crampons/Harness ice ax.
Trip Dates Trip Price Confirmed Pax Trip Status
October 10, 2024 US$ 3500 Join a Group Book Now
October 20, 2024 US$ 3500 Join a Group Book Now

Frequently Asked Questions

Sherpani col passes trek is challenging trek in Nepal, Tough night spent will be Baruntse expedition camp one, 6146 m elevations during the Sherpani col passes trek
Yes, you can do privately, but better to have at least 2 pax in the group
March, April, May to Sep Oct early Nov.
Everest national park permit, TIMS and Makalu national park permit
hike through the glacier, crevasse, Avalanches, rocks fall sections

Altitude Chart


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