Pokalde peak 5806 m
Private vehicle, Flight from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu
All over the year.
If you are a free spirit who loves to seek adventure, get indulged in thrilling activities, then the combined trip of Everest Base Camp Trek with Phokalde Peak Climb will surely satisfy your hunger for thrills. The trail is filled with rocky ridges, narrow paths, infrequent passes, hanging glaciers and steep rises which will challenge the inner adventure seeker in you.
The entire trekking extravaganza is divided into enough breaks to the base camp that enable both novice and habitual trekkers to acclimatize before climbing vertical steep and extremely rocky trails like that of Pokalde. The trekking stops are planned in such a way that trekkers can enjoy and experience unforgettable moments at the campsite, by pitching camps at comfortable altitudes with amazing views.
The scenic beauty of the Everest Base Camp Trek with Phokalde Peak Climb will surely emerge as one of the most beautiful programs for you and will bless you with ample opportunities to showcase your photography skills. The views of the peaks become clearer when moving ahead on the journey. Trekking overnight stops like Labuche and Gorak Shep offer incredible views of the peaks, so does the steep ascending trail leading to the Tengboche monastery, which is immensely popular among the trekkers. Tengboche monastery is surrounded by the alluring views of Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Kantega and Nuptse apart from a clear view of the mighty Mt. Everest. The southern part is less traversed by the travelers but has an undisputed view as it leads you to Khongma La and to Chhukhung Valley. The northern part is beautifully wrapped in hanging glaciers.
You will get enough opportunities on your treks to enjoy the culture of the locals and to mingle with them as the trails pass through the local settlements of the Sherpas, a village of Jorsale, Periche and others.
Highlights of Everest Base Camp Trek with Pokalde Peak Climbing
- The extravagance of scenic beauty.
- An overdose of adventure on narrow challenging trails and rocky steeps.
- Amazing view from Tengboche of the majestic Everest and the entire Khumbu regions.
- Beautiful trails through blazing Rhododendron and dense pine forests.
- A diverse range of flora and fauna.
- Experience of Sherpa culture from up close.
- Ample opportunities for honing photography skills.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Trek/Climbing Preparation
Day 03: A flight to Lukla(2,820 m) & trek to Phakding (2,650m) (30 min flight and 3 hrs hike)
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m approx) (5-6 hrs)
Day 05: Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3867m) (6 hrs)
Day 07: Trek to Pheriche (4252m) (4-5 hrs)
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche (4930m) (4-5 hrs)
Day 09: Trek to Gorakshep - Everest Base Camp (5357m)- Lobuche (8-9 hrs)
Day 10: Trek Down to Dingboche (4410m) (4-5 hrs)
Day 11: Trek to Pokalde Base Camp (5400m) (5-6 hrs)
Day 12: Base Camp – Summit (5806m) (8-9 hrs)
Day 13: Extra Day
Day 14: Trek to Tengboche (3870m) (5-6 hrs)
Day 15: Trek to Namche (4-5 hrs)
Day 16: Namche Bazaar-Lukla (2,800m) (6-7 hrs)
Day 17: Flight to Kathmandu (30 min flight & drive)
Day 18: Depart from Kathmandu