Kalapattar trekking and climbing is an awesome Himalayan site in the world that you have to visit once in your life before you die. Kalapatthar trekking & climbing is a classic trekking in the Nepal Himalaya with incredible views and rewards. On a trek you will see vistas of the mighty peaks as walking towards your ultimate goals- Everest Base Camp and Kalapatar. Everest is one of the world’s top ten most awe –inspiring sights and an Everest base camp, the perfect adventure. Visit Everest once in a life time and it is enlisted in the world’s ten most popular sites that you have to visit before you die.
Gorakshep will be your base to visit the Everest base camp (5380m) and climb up to Kapapathar (5643m) with great views of Mt.Everest and surrounding mountains. After Kalapatthar and Everest Base Camp, alternate return trip is possible. From Lobuche, the trail via Cho La (5370m) to the wonderful Gokyo valley with its glacier lakes and fine views offers some stunning scenery and is not as crowded as that to Everest base camp. There is no any problem of accommodation and foods in Kalapattar trekking and climbing since there is nice tea house lodges and hotel along the walking route of this trekking.
Kalapattar trek climb belongs to moderate to difficult trekking grade. So a good physical shape of body ad trekking equipment is necessary for trekking and climb to Kalapathar is mountain of back stone and it is the final and target point of Everest trekking of all Everest trekkers. For customized trekking itinerary, map and package deal with local trekking company run by trekking guide, helper, cook and tour guide.
Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu
On arrival in Kathmandu, we receive and transfer to hotel by private vehicle. We will be waiting with your name at Kathmandu airport. Trekking briefing and meeting with your guide and helper, and discuss about trekking.
Day 2: Trek to Phakding
Fly parallel to the Himalayan giants en route to Lukla, explore the village of Lukla. Begin the trek for 3 hours and descend to the Dudh Kosi River, heading to a lodge in Phakding.
Day 3: Trek to Namche bazzar.
Set off on an 8 hour trek, acclimatizing slowly to ensure peak physical form. Walk through tracts of blue pine and rhododendron forest - both spectacular in the spring. Awesome views of Kusum Kanguru and Thamserku peaks. Cross a suspension bridge over the Dudh Kosi River. The peaks of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Taweche come into view for the first time.
Day 4: Namche Acclimatization Day
Stay at Namche to allow for acclimatisation. Perhaps view the sunset and sunrise, and fantastic panoramas of Everest from the national park headquarters above the village. Optional walk up the Bhote Khola River Valley to Thame. See displays of Sherpa lifestyle and culture
Day 5: Trek to Khumjung
This is a short walking day. Stop by the National Park Museum, Everest View Hotel and a hospital built by Sir Edmund Hilary on our way to Khumjung.Continue the ascent alongside Everest. Panoramas of towering Himalayan snow peaks.
Day 6: Trek to Thyangboche
As far as monasteries go, this one takes the cake. If you do not feel a sense of calm sitting at 3867m in Nepal spiritual centre of Tibetan Buddhism while looking at Mt Everest, then you might be a robot. Perhaps stop off for a hard-earned coffee and cake from the Khumjung bakery. Rejoin the trail to Everest, keeping eyes peeled for Danphe Pheasant and Himalayan Thar. Enjoy views of Kantega, Ama Dablam and Everest.
Day 7: Trek to Dingboche
Visit the Thyangboche Monastery. Indulge in lunch at village of Pangboche, with the peak of Ama Dablam in the background. Climb through alpine hillside to a lodge in Dingboche
Day 8: Dingboche Rest Day.
A day off from hiking, rest and acclimatize. Explore the beautiful Imja Khola Valley and view the surrounding peaks.
Day 9: Trek to Lobuche.
You’ve all been waiting for - Everest Base Camp. Look out for expedition groups on their way to the summit. They are the rock stars of the climbing world. Tough hike to Lobuche. View the peaks of Taweche and Cholatse from the chorten atop the Pheriche Valley. Eat lunch at the foot of the huge terminal moraines of Khumbu Glacier. Visit a line of memorial cairns, built in memory of Sherpas and other climbers who have died on various Everest expeditions. Get spectacular views of Pumori, Lingtren, Khumbutse, and, across the border in Tibet, Changtse.
Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep and climb kalapathar.
Follow the broad valley that runs parallel to Khumbu Glacier. Ascend gradually to the moraines of Changri nup Glacier. Experience the sensational sunset views from the amazing vantage point of Kala Patar. Gain views of Pumori, Nuptse, Changtse, Ama Dablam, Taweche, Kantega and Everest.
Day 11: Trek to Everest Base Camp.
Wake early for the trek along the glacier to Everest Base Camp. If trekking between March and May, you will almost certainly encounter yaks and porters supplying food and equipment to expeditions. See the notorious Everest ice fall.
Day 12: Trek to Pangboche.
Trek 6 hours down on the same trail we had trekked up.
Day 13: Trek to Namche bazzar.
Descend from Thyangboche to the suspension bridge at Phunkitenga. Cross the Dudh Kosi River and ascend to Trashinga. Grab lunch in Namche Bazaar and enjoy a final opportunity to visit the shops.
Day 14: Trek to Lukla.
Set off on the last, steady 5 hours of the trek. Arrive back in Lukla and celebrate what you have just achieved.
Day 15: Lukla to Kathmandu.
Wake early in Lukla for the flight back to Kathmandu - hopefully not too hung over.Spend the final night in the Thamel district of Kathmandu
Day 16: Kathmandu Airport.
The trip ends this morning, but Kathmandu has a lot more to offer those who wish to prolong their stay