Fact Information

Duration
25 Days
Destination
Nepal
Difficulty
Extremely difficult
Accommodation
Hotel, Lodge &Tent
Activity
Peak Climbing
Transportation
Tourist Bus / Jeep
Meals
BLD (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
Max Person
10
Min Person
1
Maximum altitude Maximum altitude:- (6,461m/ 21,197ft).
[6,461meters/21,197ft]
Best season
September, November & May.

About Trip

“A Two in one package for the adventurer people who are always in the quest and never had enough to explore and will probably not get such thrilling panoramic peak climbing along with added off beaten path technically difficult pass.”

Mera and Island Climbing with Amphu Lapcha Pass is the ultimate blend of trekking and climbing in the Himalayas of Nepal. Standing tall at the altitude of 6476 meters, Mera peak is renowned as the highest trekking peak located in Nepal. Likewise, Island peak is positioned at 6189 meters. This expedition will allow you to witness 5 of the highest mountain peaks of the world namely Mount Everest (8848 m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586 m), Mt. Lhotse (8516 m), Makalu (8463 m) and Mt Cho Oyu (8201 m). The remote valleys along the trekking trail like Hinku valley and Imja tse add more value to this tour.

Although Mera Peak is higher than Island peak, it is less taxing and relatively easier. Island peak climbing requires a bit more technical knowledge than Mera Peak climbing. This is so because even if Island peak is shorter than Mera peak, it comprises more crevasses. The picture-perfect blend of Mera and Island peak (the twin peaks of Nepal) with an additional Amphu Lapcha Pass is a challenging yet satisfying expedition that will reward you with memories of a lifetime.

Since this tour encompasses 2 exceptional peaks over 6000 meters, this tour is not for the faint of hearts. Moreover, Amphu Lapcha Pass is a technically challenging pass that requires persistence and sound health. However, Mera and Island peak climbing via Amphu Lapcha Pass is an exception opportunity to witness the wilderness of Himalayan region of Nepal; the green grasslands, snow covered majestic peaks including the one and only Mount Everest, perennial rivers, deep gorges, stunning glaciers, exhilarating suspension bridges and what not. These facts cumulatively act to make this high altitude tour an exceptional adventure opportunity. Hence, nature lovers, trekking fanatics as well as adventure enthusiasts find this Mera and Island Peak expedition highly appealing.

This Mera and Island Climbing tour brought to you by Himalayan Diamond adventure will take you amidst Himalayas with as much flexibility as possible. The meal that you will be served will be fresh and healthy throughout the trip. The tents that you will be accommodating in some days of the tour are seasonal to ensure you are safeguarded against each other. In addition to snow covered peaks and verdant forests, this tour also introduces you to the unique Buddhist and Sherpa culture of the local people living in Himalayan region of Nepal.

Trip Highlights

·           The challenging and extremely beautiful Amphu Lapcha Pass (5845 meters)

·           Mera peak and Island peak: Two most renown and climbed and peaks in Nepal

·           The diversified landscape of verdant forests, green valleys, grasslands and snow-covered peaks.

·           The remote and pristine Hinku and Hongo valley

·           The outstanding panoramas of 5 among 6 highest peaks in the globe.

·           The overall view of Everest/Khumbu region from zenith of Mera and Island peak

·           200-year-old Lungsum Gha Gompa with Mera Peak scripture.

·           Revered Tengboche monastery

·           Glimpse into the world of Sagarmatha national park and Makalu-Barun national park.

How difficult is Mera Island peak Climbing with Amphu Lapcha Pass?

Mera and Island climbing with Amphu Lapcha Pass comprises 2 peaks above 6000 meters and one pass over 5000 meters. Any trekking or climbing journey located in such altitude doesn’t fall in the category of easy one and the same applies for this combined tour. Mera peak climbing isn’t technically trying or demanding since it isn’t too steep. Altitude sickness or Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) might be a hurdle for you but with proper prevention cues and acclimatization, you will be fine.

Amphu Lapcha Pass is a difficult portion of this trip. Island peak, though lower in altitude than Mera Peak, is a bit more challenging or difficult compared to Mera peak. You will need to maintain a good level of fitness, have a good experience walking in rugged terrains, have basic climbing experience for this climbing/trekking journey. With these benefits, and a little luck as well as beforehand preparation on weather and climatic conditions, Mera Island Peak climbing with Amphu Lapcha pass will be an enjoyable trip despite its difficulty.  

Best time for Mera and Island climbing with Amphu Lapcha Pass

The best time for Mera and Island climbing with Amphu Lapcha Pass in short is- from early September to end of November (as of autumn season) and March, April and the end of May (as of Spring season).

However, this tour is available throughout the year and you can go anytime if it fits your schedule.

So, what makes these seasons the best seasons for this trekking and climbing experience?

Spring and Autumn season:

The spring and Autumn season are marked by stable climatic conditions, clear and vivid views. In addition to that, the trekking trail is also safe and the temperature pretty bearable. This time is famous for trekking in Nepal so you will notice many enthusiastic adventurers in your journey.

If you also want to witness blooming rhododendron in addition to sharp mountain landscapes, you might want to opt for spring months.

Summer and Winter season:

Given the heavy rainfall, the trekking trails are slippery and risky during summer/monsoon season. The leeches in the trekking trail is another reason why this season isn’t counted as the best time for the Mera and Island climbing tour.

Winter season, however, is dry. Winter season can get pretty cold in the Himalayan region of Nepal. If you can stand the cold temperature, the views during the winter season are simply spectacular.

Accommodation and meals during Mera and Island climbing tour

Himalayan Diamond adventure is dedicated to making your time during this trekking experience as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. During your stay in Kathmandu, you will be staying in a 3-star hotel. During the trek, you will be accommodating in lodges or tents. The room in the lodges will be clean with necessary equipment and facilities. Some nights you might even be sleeping in a tent (adventurous, right?). These tents will be safe and seasonal so that they can survive in any seasons since we have managed standard seasonal tenting service for you.

In addition to this, you will be served 3 meals a day throughout this trip.

Your meal can be anything in a wide variation like plain toast, French toast, chapati bread, Tibetan bread, vegetable omelet, cheese omelets, scrambled egg, fry an egg, boiled egg, dal bhat set vegetarian and non-vegetarian, chicken/ mutton/yak/vegetable curry rice, vegetable spring rolls, sandwiches, pizza, burger, Momo, fry vegetable, oat porridge with fruits, muesli porridge with hot drinks, coffee, hot lemon tea and so on. You should note that the meal option might be limited in the tents and lodges during

Outlined Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1,350m (4,429 ft) transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Entirely day, for climbing preparation.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla and trek start to Paiya 2,730m (8,956 ft).

Day 04: Paiya to Panggom 2,846m (9,337 ft).

Day 05: Panggom to Ningsuwa 2,863m (9,393 ft) .

Day 06: Ningsow to Chhatra Khola, 2,800m (9,186 ft).

Day 07: Chhatra Khola to Kothe, 3,691m (12,109 ft).

Day: 08 Kothe to Thangnag 4,350m (14,270 ft).

Day: 09 Thangnag acclimatization day.

Day 10: Thangnag to Khare 4,950m (16,240 ft).

Day 11: Hike to Mera La 5,41500m, (17,765 ft).

Day: 12 Khare to Mera High Camp 5,780m (18,958 ft).

Day: 13 Attempt Mera summit [6,461m (21,197 ft) Khare 4,950m (16,240 ft).

Day: 14 Contingency:

Day 15: Trek to Panch Pokhari [5,200m/17,060ft] 6 hours.

Day 16: Amphu Lapcha La base camp [5,527m/18,133ft], 6hrs.

Day 17: Drop to Imja Tsho [4,900m/16,076ft], 9 to 10hrs.

Day 18: Entirely rest day.

Day 19: We trek to Imja-Tse (Island) base camp 4,970m (16,305ft), 3hrs.

Day 20: Attempt summit 6,189 meters (20,305 ft), back to Chhukum 12hrs.

Day 21: Contingency day.

Day 22: Trek to Tengbochemonastery 3,860m (12,664 ft),7hrs.

Day 23: Trek back to Namche 3,440 meters (11,286 ft).

Day 24: Trek back to Lukla 2,860 meters (9,383ft), 5hrs.

Day 25: Fly back to Kathmandu 1,350m (4,429 ft), transfer to the hotel.

Day 26: Contingency day.

Day 27: Finally, we drop you off.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1,350m (4,429 ft) plus transfer to Hotel.

If the day is clear, you will notice the range of shining Himalayas during your flight to Kathmandu. One of the staff of Himalayan Diamond Adventure will be waiting in the airport. After some legal formalities in the Tribhuvan International airport, we will head towards the hotel after collecting your luggage. We will have dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant enjoying the Nepal cultural dance and Nepali delicious cuisines. Overnight stay in the hotel at Kathmandu.

Day 02: Climbing preparation day.

The second of this tour is all about ensuring that we have necessary permits, documents and trekking/climbing gears. A short meeting/ gathering will be conducted in the morning to discuss the context and plan of trekking. If you have some trekking gears left out, we will help you collect them in authentic gear shops. We will also provide you with trekking briefs.

  • Maximum elevation: 1,350m (4,429 ft).
  • Accommodation: 3 Stars Hotel in Thamel.
  • Meals: Breakfast.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla and trek to Paiya 2,730m (8,956 ft).

Get ready for the most thrilling and exciting flight of your life because that is what Kathmandu to Lukla flight is. On a clear day, you will get to see the magnificent mountains located in eastern region of Nepal from the window of the plane. Once you arrive in Lukla (2860 meters), our trekking journey will officially begin.

Our destination for today is Paiya located at the altitude of 2730 meters. Looking at the beautiful panoramas, we will trek amidst a mixed forest that comprises rhododendron and oak. We will walk past Sherpa residence, cultivated lands and also cross several rivulets like Hadi khola and Surke khola via a suspension bridge. After 4 to 5 hours of continuous trekking, we will arrive at Paiya and stay here overnight.

  • Maximum elevation: 2,730m (8,956 ft).
  • Trekking duration: 5hrs, 570m descent, 440m ascent.
  • Accommodation: Lodge.
  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast with hot drinks.

Day 04: Paiya to Panggom 2,846m (9,337 ft).

While heading towards Panggom from Paiya, the trekking trail requires us to rise and drop through the forests and cultivated lands to reach Panggom. We will leave Paiya and climb the gentle uphill way via a narrow and slippery path , under the silver pine, bamboo, and rhododendron forests. About 2 hours of ascending uphill, we cross the Kari La (3,145 meters). Our trail then slightly drops to Kharte providing us with the wide fascinating panoramas. We stop at T-house in Kharte for hot lunch and refreshments. After lunch, we descend a little bit and then again trek uphill to reach Panggom. Panggom is more hospitable and suitable for tourists due to the presence of hotels with modern day facilities like hot showers, Wi-Fi, nice and comfortable rooms etcetera. Overnight stay in Panggom. Enjoy!

  • Maximum elevation: 2,846m (9,337 ft):
  • Trekking duration:  5 to 6hrs, ascent 660m, descent 544m.
  • Accommodation: Lodge.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with hot drinks.

Day 05: Panggom to Ningsuwa 2,863m (9,393 ft).

Today we start our scenic trekking journey by walking in a steep uphill. We reach Panggoma La (3,286meters/ 10,781 ft) after which our trail drops slightly to the Sibuje danda. From Sibuje hill, our trail separates with the way of Chereme and moves ahead to the corner of the forest. Finally, we trek through a small jungle following the narrow but natural trail for the Ningsuwa stay. Normally, it takes about 4 to 5 hours for a trekker to arrive at Ningsuwa. Overnight stay in Ningsuwa.

  • Maximum elevation: 2,863m (9,393 ft)
  • Trekking duration: 4hrs, ascent 450m, descent 848m.
  • Accommodation: T-house.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with hot drinks.

Day 06: Ningsow to Chhatra Khola 2,800m (9,186 ft).

Our destination today is Chhatra Khola located at 2800 meters. For this we commence ascending from Ningsow in a steep trail until we reach Ramailo danda. Translated as Viewing hill in English, ramailo dada is a felicitous spot for the view of Salpa valley and also Mera peak. After enjoying here for a while and also taking some pictures, we again trek uphill for about 15 minutes under the pine and rhododendron forest. We will eventually encounter a rivulet that acts as the boundary of Makalu Barun National Park. The trekking trail is difficult today since it is probable to be slippery and steeper. However, since we will be trekking amidst the forest, there’s a good chance that we will witness red pandas, deer, monkeys and other animals in the forest.

  • Maximum elevation: 2,863m (9,393 ft)
  • Trekking duration: 4hrs, ascent 450m, descent 848m.
  • Accommodation: T-house.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with hot drinks.

Day 07: Chhatra Khola to Kothe, 3,691m (12,109 ft).

To reach Kothe from Chhatra Khola, we walk towards the north on the main trail to Mera Peak, under the bamboo forests and pine mixed forest. At the beginning of the journey, our trail rises steeply under the bamboo forest. It then leads a gentle uphill making a long way. After about hours of uphill jungle walk, we reach Thoktor, where T-houses are available abundantly. This is a good place for trekkers to break for refreshments and a hot lunch before reaching Kothe.

After lunch, we walk gradually down to the Hinku Khola under the bamboo and pine forest. On the last stage, the trail ascends slightly up to Kothe lodge which is about one hour of a long walk for the normal trekkers. Kothe is situated at the bank of Hunku River. It is quite like a glacier debrige. Kothe is also a tourist-friendly place due to the presence of t-houses and facilities.

  • Maximum elevation: 3,691m(12,109 ft).
  • Trekking duration: 7-8 hours.
  • Accommodation: Lodge.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with hot drinks.

Day: 08 Kothe to Thangnag 4,350m (14,270 ft).

We trek through the rockfall debrige following the up Hinku Khola in the shade of Mera Peak for most of the part today. We see the arresting view of the Kyaser peak in front of us at the starting of the day. About 2 hours of moraine walk, we reach Gondishung, the summer herders' settlement in the west bank of the Hinku Thangnag. This is a perfect place to break for refreshments and a cup of tea. Heading from Gondishung, our trail gets quite easier with the rockfall debrige. However, do lookout for the increasing altitude. Finally, we pass a 200-year-old Lungsum Gha Gompa where we can find Mera Peak scripted in rock along with its route to reach Mera. A short walk takes us to Thangnag, which is a summer grazing area with primitive lodges and shops. It resembles a glacier debride of the Kyasar peak (charpate himal). Overnight stay in a lodge in Thangnag.

  • Maximum elevation: 4,350m (14,270 ft).
  • Trekking duration: 4-5hrs, ascent 660m.
  • Accommodation: Lodge.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with hot drinks.

Day: 09 Thangnag acclimatization day.

After breakfast, we hike in the nearby areas of Thangnag. We won’t cover any serious altitude or trek for a longer hour today. Instead, we will roam in the surrounding region like underneath Kusum Kanguru Peak and relish the spectacular views. We also get into some climbing practice. Overnight stay at a lodge in Thangnag.

  • Activities: Hiking and climbing practice.
  • Accommodation: Lodge.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with hot drinks.

Day 10: Thangnag to Khare 4,950m (16,240 ft).

We start the day with a delicious breakfast and follow the lateral moraine of Dig Glacier to Dig Kharka, which offers spectacular views of Charpate Himal. The trail climbs over the breathless Khare through moraines to the snout of the Hinku Nup and Shar Glaciers. It then climbs more steeply to Khare. During our trek we can view the Northern face of Mera Peak which will be an amazing experience. Overnight stay in a lodge in Khare.

  • Maximum elevation: 4,950m (16,240 ft).
  • Trekking duration: 3-4hrs, ascent 600m.
  • Accommodation: Lodge.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with hot drinks.

Day 11: Hike to Mera La 5,415m, (17,765 ft).

We start the day as soon as possible since we have a long day ahead. We take about 7 hours to reach Mera La from Khare so that we are properly acclimatized and altitude-adjusted. After an early breakfast, we will pack our lunch and necessary water to get us through the day. We trek through moraine looking at the permanent snowfields with stunning mountain views. Firstly, we start our journey by ascending steep uphill above Khare lodge then climb gradually through the moraines. Finally, we will climb steep icy slopes with support of climbing gears to get to Mera La (5415 m). We then trek down to return back to the lodge.

  • Accommodation: Lodge.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with hot drinks.

Day: 12 Khare to Mera High Camp 5,780m (18,958 ft).

We trek for about 6 to 7 hours to arrive at Mera High Camp (5780 m) from Khare. We trek along a rocky trail, which can be hazardous if it has recently snowed, as there are a number of crevasses. We make our way to the top of the rock band, which is marked by a large cairn. Today we can enjoy climbing with an excellent surrounding mountain view of Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho-Oyu, the south face of Lhotse, Nuptse, Chamlang, and Baruntse. Overnight at a safe tent in Mera High Camp.

  • Maximum elevation: 5,780m (18,958 ft).
  • Climbing duration: 6 - 7hrs, ascent 830m.
  • Accommodation: Tent.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with hot drinks.

Day: 13 Attempt Mera summit [6,461m (21,197 ft) Khare 4,950m (16,240 ft).

Day 13 is one of the most memorable and important days of this tour since today we climb Mera Peak. We will wake up at around 01. 00 AM for breakfast and head out. It’s going to be very cold at the beginning of climbing. However, we would warm up soon as we continue ascending up on the permanent snowfield and onto a peculiar ridge. The first rays of the sun hit the big peaks in an amazing red glow. The route is still non-technical as we slowly climb higher into the ever-thinning air. The slope steepens for a section behind the ridge and the summit comes back into view.

At the foot of the final steep summit cone, we may attach to a fixed rope depending on the conditions. The summit is only a few meters away. From the summit, we enjoy the outstanding panoramas of mighty mountains including Mt. Everest [8,848 meters/29,029 ft], Cho-Oyu [8,201 meter/26,906 ft], Lhotse [8,516 meters/27,939 ft], Makalu [8,464 meters/27,769 ft], Kanchanjungha [8,586 meters/28,169 ft], Nuptse [7,855 meters/25,771 ft], Chamlang [7,319 meters/24,012 ft], Baruntse [7 ,129 meters/ 23,389 ft] and others neighboring mountains. After taking a 360 degree view of majestic mountain and snapping some pictures as memory, we retrace our steps back to the high camp where we rest for a while before descending to Khongmadingma.

  • Maximum elevation: 4,850m (15,912 ft).
  • Climbing duration: 5-6hrs, ascent 681m.
  • Descending duration: 4-5hrs, descent 1,611m.
  • Accommodation: T-house.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with hot drinks.

Day: 14 Contingency:

Today is a back-up day in case we are running behind on schedule because there is no certainty that day 1 will have appropriate weather and climatic conditions for mountain climbing. If we are right on schedule, we don’t use this spare day and instead get along with our journey.

Day 15: Trek to Panch Pokhari via Hinku valley [5,200m/17,060ft] 6 hours.

The day begins with short uphill climbing which gets tougher with gain in altitude. The incomparably beautiful landscape and magnificent mountain view will take your mind of trek difficulty. Continuing our journey to Khoma Dingma meadow, the trail gradually rises and descends to Setopokhari with a majestic view of Chamlang Himal and Mera back view. The path passes continuously through meadows, rock boulders, and turquoise rivers. At the end of the day, we cross a bridge before reaching Seto Pokhari (Milky colored Lake). There are some seasonal huts in the bank of a lake.

  • Maximum elevation: 5,200m (17,060 ft).
  • Trekking duration: 6-7hrs, ascent 350m.
  • Accommodation: T-house.

Day 16: Amphu Lapcha La base camp [5,527m/18,133ft], 6hrs.

After few minutes of trekking, we reach Minbo La Pass. Looking at beautiful glacier lakes which reflects mountains, we head towards the destination of today which is Amphu lapcha La base camp. we can see a spectacular Chamlang Himal behind us and in front of us a big Hunku glacier and peculiar views of Lhotse, Kali Himal, and Baruntse. It looks like that, they are welcoming to the adventurers. Leaving from Hinku lakes, our steps kick-off to Amphu Lapcha base camp through the mastiff moraines following the up Hinku glacier edge.

  • Maximum elevation: 5,527m (18,133 ft).
  • Trekking duration: 6-7hrs, ascent 327m.
  • Accommodation: T-house.

Day 17: Trek to Amphu Lapcha Pass [4,900m/16,076ft], 9 to 10hrs.

Today our trail takes us to Everest valley. We start the day early to reach the famous and  breathless Amphu lapcha pass at 5,845 meters (19,176 ft), along the rocky crest and icy trail. The pass is very difficult and challenging with altitude, loose rocks, and steep slopes.  The top of Ampulapcha presents the exhilarating views of  Chamlang, Makalu, Baruntse etcetera. In addition to that, Amphu Lapcha Pass also rewards us with awe-inspiring views of stunning glaciers ,lakes, Lhotse, Everest, and Cho oyu. After savoring these majestic mountain views, we descend down a cliff with the support of the attached ropes on cliffs.

  • Maximum elevation: 4,900m (16,076 ft).
  • Trekking duration: 8-9hrs, ascent 380m, descent 945m.
  • Accommodation: Tented camp.
  • Meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with hot drinks.

Day 18: Entirely rest day/ Leisure day.

Today we take a day off to recover our muscles so that we can get on with another climbing journey. We take a break from all the strenuous trekking and relax in the camp for an entire day.

Day 19: We trek to Imja-Tse (Island) base camp 4,970m (16,305ft), 3hrs.

After fabulous Everest base camp and Khongma La pass trekking, we head towards Island peak base camp [4,970 meters/16,305 ft], following a tiny rugged trail. About 3 hours of the off-beaten track, we reach Island peak base camp. It is on the moraine and the bank of Imjatse lake. Today we will reach Island peak base camp at lunchtime. After our hot lunch, we practice climbing. Overnight, we will stay in a tented camp with full board service.

  • Maximum elevation: 4,970 meters (16,305 ft).
  • Trekking duration: 3hrs, ascent 240m.
  • Accommodation: Tented camp.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with hot drinks.

Day 20: Attempt summit 6,189 meters (20,305 ft), back to Chhukung 12hrs.

Get ready for a lifetime climbing experience in the form of Island peak climbing. We wake up at midnight and start to prepare for the Island Peak Climb. At sharp 01:00 AM we head towards Island Peak. After a short walking from high camp, the route reaches to fully gravels, ruggedness, and slabs rock before you reach crampon point, then our track leads to permanent snowfields and crevasses. After crossing a lot of challenging crevasses to reach the slope of the peak. Finally, we climb 80/85 degrees slopes and a little bit of sharp ridge with support of fixed-line rope we attempt at the main summit.

The apogee of the Island peak offers magnificent views of Lhotse, Lhotse-Sar, Makalu, Barunche, Chhopla, Amphu peak, Amadablam etcetera. After enjoying some time in this remarkable heaven, we will descend down to Chhukung lodge where we will stay overnight.

Day 21: Contingency day.

Island is a trekking peak so we have to climb it while trekking, but there is no guarantee that we will have favorable weather on our planned day 14 for the summit, in case we get bad weather or any technical problems we need a spare day for next try, Day 21 is that reserved day.

Day 22: Trek to Tengboche monastery 3,860m (12,664 ft),7hrs.

Today we trek down to Tengboche by crossing several Sherpa residences, cultivated lands, lodges, mani walls, gompas, bridges, mixed forest of rhododendron and pine etcetera. While descending down, we also get to see the stunning Ama Dablam mountain.  In Tengboche, we will visit Tengboche monastery which is a revered monastery of Everest region and is visited by many tourists and locals.

  • Maximum elevation 3,860 meters (12,664ft).
  • Trekking duration: 7hrs, descent 870m.

Day 23: Trek back to Namche 3,440 meters (11,286 ft).

With an incredible trekking journey in our kitty bag, we return to Namche Bazar. Commonly referred as the tourist hub of Everest region, Namche is teeming with markets and restaurants. It takes about 4 hours to arrive at Namche Bazar. We trek through Sangnasa uphill trail. Feel free to visit markets and buy some typical Nepali souvenirs in the markets of Namche Bazar.

  • Elevation: 3,440 meters (11,286 ft).
  • Trekking hours: 4 hours, 350m ascent, 750m descent.
  • Accommodation: Lodge with a well-attached bathroom.
  • Meals: Breakfast/ Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks

Day 24: Trek back to Lukla 2,860 meters (9,383ft), 5hrs.

Our official trekking ends today. We trek down from Namche Bazar passing Dudh Koshi river, Bhote Koshi river and countless stunning panoramas. At night celebrate the completion of our fascinating trek with some drinking and dancing or sharing some presents in the hotel.

  • Elevation: 2,860 meters (9,383 ft).
  • Trekking hours: 8 hours, 960m descent, 250m ascent.
  • Accommodation: Lodge.
  • Meals: Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner with hot drinks

Day 25: Fly back to Kathmandu 1,350m (4,429 ft), transfer to the hotel.

Today we leave behind the Himalayan arena of Nepal and head towards Tribhuvan International airport located in Kathmandu via domestic Lukla to Kathmandu flight. You will be transferred to a hotel where you will rest for the night. A farewell dinner will be organized by Himalayan Diamond Adventure for every trek member.

Day 26: Contingency day/ full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu.

We offer you multiple alternatives or flexibility today. If our trip is delayed by any reason, we shall compensate for it today. If we are right on time and you want an additional day exploring the UNESCO world heritage sites located in Kathmandu valley, we will have that managed as well. If you are done with this tour and want to go home, that will be made possible. During a day in Kathmandu, we will explore Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swambhunath and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. All these sites are extremely popular and carry certain historical and religious significance.

Day 27: Finally, we drop you off.

We will escort you to Tribhuvan International airport via a tourist bus or private vehicle and see you off as you fly to your home country.

Cost Details

  • Airport pickup and drop off by the private vehicle.
  • Three nights tourist standard Hotel in Kathmandu sharing room included breakfast service.
  • The menu on the client’s choice, Three times meals in a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Dessert), with A Cup of (Coffee or any Tea) during the trek.
  • T- house(Lodge trek) accommodations during the trek clean and comfortable.
  • Entry permits: Makalu-Bharunche and Sagarmatha national park fees, Pasang Lhamu municipality community fee, Mera and Island peak permits, and Garbage management deposit USD 500/-.
  • Government taxes and official expenses.
  • Transportation: Private tourist Bus, Car and Jeep.
  • Kathmandu/Lukla/Lukla/Kathmandu flight fare.
  • License holder English speaking guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport.
  • Assistant trekking guide for a group of over 8 members in a group with all the company’s facilities.
  • Warm clothing and required trekking gear for porters like Gore-Tex jacket /trousers, trekking shoes, woolen hat, woolen gloves, woolen socks, sunglasses, etc.
  •  Company's complimentary  T-shirts, Map and Duffle bag.
  • Nepalese staff’s insurance policy covered its rescue evacuation, medical treatment and accidental.
  • Strong and helpful porter with proper equipment (one porter for two people maximum 30Kg).
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Climbing grouping gears, dynamic Ropes, static Ropes, Snow bar, Ice crew, Carabiners, Runners, Rock  Pitons, Auxiliary cords.
  • Mera and Island BC/HC tents, Mattress, Ep gas, cooking pots, Dry foods.
  • Hot bag services.
  • Down-filled Jacket (-12*C) and Sleeping bag (-20*C) (Pay extra $1 and 50 cents each item each day).
  • Satellite Phone & PAC bag (Portable Hyperbaric Chamber) prevention AMS & HAPE (Extra pay).
  • Welcome dinner and farewell dinner with a tourist standard restaurant.
  • Personal trekking and climbing equipment and gears.
  • Meals while you are staying in Kathmandu Hotel Lunch and Dinner.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Any entry fee for the temple or monastery.
  • Donations or charity.
  • Your Travel insurance policy should be covered it rescue evacuation, medical treatment and accidental.
  • International airfare.
  • Your personal expenses like; Hot shower, Laundry, Battery charging, telephone, and shopping, etc.
  • Alcoholic and nonalcoholic hot and cold drinks.
  • Tips for the guide, porter, and driver (tipping is expected).

Client Review

Useful Info

Himalayan Diamond Adventure is stand-by for all times, the best quality services for our regular clients as well as new guests. We are quite thoughtful with our distinguish trekkers or hikers or Mountaineers joy, fun, and safe trip through our company. We are very aware that only our clients and guests can make a pleasant trip with the company’s extensive service and a local professional guide and faithful, and expert cook and porters. We accompany you with local experienced, faithful, helpful and intelligent good English-speaking guides and porters, informative in all sectors including weather forecast and caring personals.

Guide/ Porter service:

We have a different category of guides, such as Porter guides, Trekking guides, Support Climbing guides, Mountain guides, French-speaking guides, German-speaking guides, Chinese speaking guides, Culture tour leaders, as your requirement.

Equipment/ Gears service:

We provide you (-25*C) down-filled sleeping bag and (-20*C) down-filled jacket (Pay extra $2 each item each day). For mountaineers if you do not have your own climbing gear we will provide you climbing gears on hire at a reasonable price particularly for your convenience, such Union of International Alpinist Association (UIAA) tested gears. Like a Black Diamond, Helmet, Harness, Crampon, Jumar ATC guide or Figure of 8, Ice axe, Carabiners, and La Sportiva alpine boot.

We provide you with sufficient and hygienic meals and dessert with hot drinks as your choice and book clean and comfortable rooms (hotel) on a mountain in advance of your trip to mountain lodges.

Packaging trips service:

There are more than 300 different trekking routes and 326 peaks open for climbing including 20 royalty-free peaks. Climbing peaks have been divided in 3 categories: A, B and C. in Nepal, we will help you to organize the trip according to your time, budget and choice. We organize the trip for especial solitary (alone) personal as well as a packaged trip for big groups.

Our Extra services:

We also help you to get permits, hiring trekking equipment and other related services i.e. bus reservation, airplane ticketing, and hotel booking in Kathmandu and in Mountain.

The conditions stated in the itinerary are especially for the trekker who prefers full package service. At the same time, we also customize the itinerary based on your choice and time. The selection of itineraries and the staff depends on your needs and financial procurement. We have options for any partial visit as per your requirement and financial condition.