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Trek to the Pikey Peak 

The Pikey Peak Trek is a newly discovered trek in the Everest area, where you will find Sherpa settlements in beautiful settings. There is no better way to get panoramic views of Mount Everest or the neighboring peaks of the region than with the Pikey peak trek, also known as Dal Bhat Trek. Pikey Peak is one of the lesser-known trek routes in the Everest region. However, this location has gained popularity in recent years.

According to Sir Edmund Hillary, the view of the lower Everest region from Pikey Peak is arguably the best in all of Nepal. So, if he rates this area highly, you can trust that you’ll have an exceptional experience during the Trek. Furthermore, this Trek is ideal for anyone who wants to discover the spectacular view of Mount Everest, as well as some of the most spectacular views of the Himalayan ranges, such as Dhaulagiri and Kanchanjunga. In addition, due to its distance from the large peaks, this short Trek has a much broader view of the Himalayan range from the trail.

About the Region

The trekking region of the Pikey Peak offers a sunrise or sunset over the giant peaks of the Himalayas that will become a lifetime memory for you. You can also explore unique geography and the life that is thriving within the area. In addition to offering an off-beat, solitary trekking experience, the Sherpa culture and hospitality of the people throughout the trekking trail are very charming.

You will get to experience the local culture while staying a night at a Sherpa home when you trek to Pikey Peak. This Trek takes you to the heart of the Sherpa homeland, which is the Lower Everest region at Solukhumbu. 

Necessary Permits and Accommodations

In order to trek near the Everest region, which includes Pikey Peak, the trekker would require an Everest National Park Permit along with the Trekking Information Management System (TIMS) card.

At the beginning of the trail, there are well-managed hotels. However, hotels with well-appointed facilities are hard to find as the trail progresses. Thus, homestays and small teahouses are the main accommodation options.

Preparing For the Pikey Peak Trek

In the Pikey Peak Trek, the highest point is at an altitude of 4,065 meters, which is not much elevation gain for an experienced hiker, but it represents a significant change for a newbie. Overall, the Trek requires many long days of walking. Therefore, people with lung diseases or breathing difficulties should stay away from these activities or take precautions before engaging in them since high altitudes have difficulty adjusting to them. Moreover, people with high altitudes may experience altitude sickness.

Itinerary For the Trek

The Trek to the Pikey Peak can last from five days to ten days depending upon you and your trekking group’s hiking pace. For Foreign explorers, you need to manage a Nepali Visa in order to get to Nepal. Then, fly to Kathmandu. After exploring the beautiful Kathmandu Valley for a day or two, we head towards the Paplu Junbesi in order to begin the Trek to Pikey Peak.

Today we trek for 6 hours, mostly downhill, through dense forests and streams. The trail passes through Tragdobuk at an elevation of 2830m, and we reach Junbesi. We also visit the Junbesi Tibetan monastery. We spend the second night at a lodge in Junbesi.

Our trek journey starts on a dusty trail on the third day and becomes an uphill path as we approach Bhulbhule. You turn right when you reach Bhulbhule, and shortly thereafter, you're on the path to Pikey Peak. Furthermore, we walk past some old yak herders' houses and cross a long mani stonewall. We marvel at the spectacular mountain views from the viewpoint as we leave early in the morning. A few hours later, we reach the small settlement of Lhamuje after ascending steeply through forests of rhododendrons and fir trees. Finally, we stayed at a lodge in Lhamuje.

The Trek leaves Lhamuje after a leisurely breakfast, with the route becoming wider and following a yak grazing pasture. We walk on rough terrain, passing through long Mani Walls along the way. Next, the trail contours the hillside below Taklung Danda and follows a gorgeous forested trail dotted with rhododendrons trees. We finally reach the stunning Pikey peak base camp after ascending the winding zig-zag road.

 The Pikey Peak View Point offers an outstanding view of Mt Everest, Thamserku, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Kantega, and other snow-capped mountains of the Himalayas. We will stay at the Pikey Peak Base Camp overnight, where you can visit the Cheese Factory for some yak cheese tasting and observe the stunning scenery of the snow-capped mountains.

 

After breakfast today, we will take one last look at the mountain vista and capture it with our cameras before starting our descent back to pikey peak base camp. As we trek through the rocky terrain, we pass through rhododendron forests and the small settlement of Lhamuje. Finally, we arrive at the bumpy road to Jhapre. The trail can become taxing, particularly for new trekkers. We reach Jhapre at the end of the Trek. Then, we spend the night in Jhapre.

Our last day of the Trek is today. We start our Trek from Jhapre to Dhap after breakfast. We continue our hike on a bumpy road from Jhapre to Dhap. At certain vantage points along the trail, we stop to observe and take pictures of the majestic view of the mountains. After arriving at Sigane, the trail gets dusty and dry until we reach Dhap. We then stay the night at a homestay or a lodge in Dhap.

As we walk back home from the Trek via Kathmandu, remember, first and foremost, to cherish all the beautiful moments you experienced. The memories and the spectacular sceneries you experience along the Pikey peak Trek will always have a warm place in your heart.

 

Cost includes:

  • Arrival & Departure transport via private Car/Van/Bus.
  • Three meals per day throughout the Trip(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Accommodation during the trek.
  • Nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B.
  • Guide and a porter with Insurance, food, and accommodations.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu or Pokhara valley with a car and tour guide
  • First Aid kit.
  • Trekking permit (Conservation fee).
  • TIMS card (Trekking information management system) is like a permit.
  • All needed government tax/vat.

Cost excludes:

  • International Airfare.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 50 for 30 days and US$ 30 for 15 days; you should get a visa open your arrival)
  • Any kind of drinks, items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone, missing meal, WIFI Porters, etc.
  • Tips for Guide and Porters

After you’ve enjoyed the thrilling and joyful experience, you can choose whether to visit other beautiful places in Nepal or head back home. No matter what you choose, we hope you have a fantastic time.

We can accommodate group tours for this trip; however, you may also opt for a private tour according to your liking. We can arrange private trips at any time of the year at any date of your choosing. Please let us know what your preferred travel dates are so that we can accommodate you.

 

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Climbing the Lobuche Peak in Nepal

The Lobuche peak is part of the Khumbu Glacier giants, which are located in Lobuche settlements (approximately). From its location at the tip of the Everest massif, it is one of Nepal’s most beautiful climbing peaks. This journey takes us to the east side of the mountain. Sitting right next to where the Everest Base Camp (EBC) is located, the Lobuche east is a popular destination for travelers.

This famous climbing peak is best explored between September-November and March-May. During these months, you can admire the monasteries and the majestic views of the Everest region. The delights of the good seasons are the hills that are lush in green at the base of the mountains and the snowy peaks in the Himalayas.

Overview

Our 15-day trip in the Khumbu region is considered one of the tougher ones due to more challenges than Island Peak and the fact that it requires more experience in climbing. You will experience one of the more challenging journeys in the area. This is one of the best ways to experience high-altitude mountaineering in the Everest region.

The expedition reaches Lobuche via the Khumbu valley using the regular Everest route and Lukla as our base. The Himalayan summit is a challenging excursion but one that is achievable for healthy individuals.

Lobuche Peak Itinerary

We visit the World Heritage Sites in the Kathmandu Valley, including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, and Pasupatinath Temple. We stay at a hotel and have breakfast each morning.

Arrive early in the morning for a flight to Lukla. The flight to Lukla itself is an experience of a lifetime as the airfield is highly awarded. The runway is only 60 meters apart at both ends, which is striking. Our trek to Phakding takes us through a green landscape and the stunning view of Kusum Kangraru. We will spend the night at a guesthouse, where breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.

Our journey follows the Dudh Koshi River as we ascend through the Himalayan pine and cedar forests towards the historic trading post of Namche Bazaar. Tibetan and Nepalese traders exchange salt, dried meat, and textiles here.

While Namche is an excellent place to shop for traditional crafts, it is also the main trading post for Himalayan and lowland merchants in the Khumbu region. While in Namche, you will acclimatize, visit a local market and spend time with your team. On the hike, you will catch your first glimpse of Everest and the neighboring peaks.

 

The day is specially designed to allow our bodies to acclimate. We will hike to Syangboche Airport (3700m), which is the highest airport in the world, and then climb to Everest View Hotel for sweeping views of Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Tawache, etc. In the afternoon, we visit the Everest Photo Gallery and the Sherpa Culture Museum. In the evening, we stay at a guesthouse, with breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

The spiritual center of the Khumbu, Tengboche Monastery (3,860m), is located in the Dudh Koshi Valley, below the peak of Mount Everest. From here, we descend deep into the Dudh Koshi Valley at Pungki Thanka and then ascend the right flank towards Tengboche Stupa. The climb is long, but the views of Mount Amadablam and, on a clear day, Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are more than adequate compensation.

Trek through the village of Pangboche (3900m), descend through a beautiful forest, cross the Imja Khola, and summit Jigme Dorje (3900m). Today is perhaps the most interesting trekking day because you won't lose altitude like the previous days, and you'll get to see the peaks of Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Lhotse, & other high peaks; through pastures and forests, you'll eventually reach Dingboche, better known as the 'summer valley.'

After breakfast, you will ascent Nagerjun (5100m), which is situated on the flanks of the Chhukung valley directly above Dingboche. This will be your second acclimatization day, which will require approximately 6 hours of trekking.

Ascending the hill could take up to five hours at altitude. The goal is to climb high and sleep low. The footpath is steep at times, creating a physically challenging day. At this altitude, the views are stunning of Taboche Peak (6367 m), Thamserku (6608 m), Lobuche East (6119 m), Lobuche West (6145 m), Kangtega (6685 m), and Ama Dablam (6856 m). If the weather is clear, you can even see Makalu, the world's fifth highest mountain, in addition to the Pheriche Valley.

Following a brief rest, you start the descent back to Dingboche, a two-hour walk at altitude. After lunch, take an extended rest, as temperatures may fall rapidly after sundown over the mountain tops.

Walk along a broad valley floor to Dughla, passing a Trekkers' Aid Post at Pheriche (4240 m). The Trekkers' Aid Post is staffed by western volunteer doctors, while the Himalayan Rescue Association provides information, treatment, and consultation to trekkers. We ascend the valley and arrive at the yak pastures of Lobuche (4910m). We spend the night at a guesthouse, which includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

View the Khumbu glacier from the top of a short climb through meadows. You can also see the entire south face of Mt. Everest from Kalapattar, the best vantage point for viewing the surrounding peaks. Our journey to Everest base camp will begin when we reach Gorekshep, after which we will continue towards Everest.

Even though there is not much elevation gain, the path is filled with ups and downs, and the altitude makes this a tough trek - but the reward is worth it. Approximately three hours of hiking will take you to the base camp, where you will witness the magnificent Khumbu glacier and icefall, where Everest expeditions begin.

 

After hiking to Kalapattar (5,545m), the best vantage point to see Mt. Everest and the Himalayan range, we trek back to Gorekshep for a hot breakfast and then descend to Lobuche Basecamp.

Immediately following lunch, our guides will provide you with tips on peak climbing techniques, teaching you how to use ice axes, climbing boots and crampons, harnesses, and ascending and descending ropes. Although prior climbing experience is not required for Lobuche Peak Climbing, we recommend it to develop your climbing confidence and improve your climbing skills. This will help you increase your chances of scaling the summit and enjoy the experience to the fullest.

 

It takes ten hours to reach the summit of Lobuche peak, but the time depends on the weather. We start early in the morning to climb Lobuche peak. After a safe climb to the peak, we slowly make our way down to Pheriche. From the summit, we can see Everest, Lhotse, Tawache, Cholatse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Changri, and other peaks.

Our planned summit day (day 12) cannot be guaranteed due to the weather, so we plan on using this day just in case we are unable to reach the summit due to bad weather or other reasons. In case of bad weather, we should postpone our climb to the peak. In some cases, your group members may have difficulty adjusting to the altitude. This extra day can be used if necessary. If the trip goes smoothly, we do not need this extra day. We spend overnight in the tent/guesthouse with breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

We will take the Imja Khola, ascend to Tengboche, descend Pungki Thanka, finish the steep trail to Kyangjuma, and take the easier trail to Namche. Your accommodation will include breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

As the trek continues along the Dudh Kosi River, you will arrive at the small mountain airstrip at Lukla, from where you will fly back to Kathmandu. You will stay in a guesthouse with breakfast, lunch, and dinner included. . The next day is free for you to explore or rest in Kathmandu, depending on your inclination.

Cost includes:

  • Arrival & Departure transport via private Car/Van/Bus.
  • Three meals per day throughout the Trip(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Accommodation during the trek.
  • Nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B.
  • Guide and a porter with Insurance, food, and accommodations.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu or Pokhara valley with a car and tour guide
  • First Aid kit.
  • Trekking permit (Conservation fee).
  • TIMS card (Trekking information management system) is like a permit.
  • All needed government tax/vat.

Cost excludes:

  • International Airfare.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 50 for 30 days and US$ 30 for 15 days; you should get a visa open your arrival)
  • Any kind of drinks, items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone, missing meal, WIFI Porters, etc.
  • Tips for Guide and Porters

After you’ve enjoyed the thrilling and joyful experience, you can choose whether to visit other beautiful places in Nepal or head back home. No matter what you choose, we hope you have a fantastic time.

We can accommodate group tours for this trip; however, you may also opt for a private tour according to your liking. We can arrange private trips at any time of the year at any date of your choosing. Please let us know what your preferred travel dates are so that we can accommodate you.

Finally, When you are ready to start adventures in Nepal, it is time to begin thinking about what to pack. If you are ready to book but aren’t sure when is the best time to trek or what to stay in, Pokhara Info has got you covered. You can figure out these queries through our site. We can also be found on Facebook, Instagram, and other social media sites. Hope you have a good time in Nepal, and thank you for visiting!

 

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9 of the Best Mountain Treks in Nepal

A paradise remains a dream for many, but Nepal, a nation known for its beauty, is not far off from being a very close second. Wandering through luscious green forests, trekking through picturesque rivers, and enjoying gorgeous mountain scenery are just some of the reasons why so many adventurers return to Nepal. 

Many peeps visit Nepal for the beauty of the mountains, striving to climb or trek in the Himalayas, while others are fascinated by the culture of the city of Kathmandu, Chitwan, Pokhara, or any other, while still many hope to achieve spiritual awakening. Furthermore, Nepal can be all of those things whether you want a life-changing experience, an adrenaline rush, or a cultural experience.

Whether you’re an adventurer, an explorer, or just a trekking enthusiast from Nepal or any other corner of the world, you’d be happy to learn about all the amazing trekking destinations in Nepal. So, explore our list of Nepal’s top attractions to learn about the best places to visit in Nepal for trekking purposes.

If you’re in a hurry, we have compiled a shortlist of some of the best trekking routes in Nepal. Hopefully, this will help you decide on the trekking destination for you.

  • Annapurna Base Camp Trek
  • Langtang Trek
  • Trek to the Everest Base camp
  • Makalu Base Camp
  • Manaslu Mountain Circuit Trek
  • Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek
  • Trek to the Shey Phoksundo Lake
  • Nar Phu Valley Trek
  • Trek of the Gokyo Lake

The trekking trails mentioned above are sure to make for a great trip. However, if you’re not convinced yet, let’s discuss them a bit more.

Annapurna Base Camp trek 

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a classic trekking route in Nepal that introduces you to the skyscraping mountaintops, the gorgeous range of landscapes, and the lush Rhododendron forest. Trekking the Annapurna mountain range base camp would be ideal if you seek a holiday and enjoy mother earth’s gifts and experience a physically and spiritually fulfilling journey.

  • Preferable Season: From March to May (Mild Weather) and from late September to early December (Cold Weather)
  • Trek Duration: Approximately 15 days
  • Starting Point: Nayapul
  • Maximum Altitude: 5416 meters at Thorong La Pass
  • Trek Permits: ACAP, TIMS
  • Accommodation Type: Teahouse and Homestays
  • Difficulty: Moderately Difficult

Langtang Trek

A trekking trip to Langtang is one of the most rewarding activities in the Langtang region. The quaint mountain villages, varied climatic conditions, and inspiring and challenging walks provide a memorable experience.

A short distance from Kathmandu, you will be able to see glaciers and snow-capped mountains, as well as pine forests, stony streams, boulders, grasslands, and wide pastures. You will also have panoramic views of Mount Langtang-Ri, Langtang Himal, and Gajala Peak.

  • Preferable Season: From March to May (Mild Weather) and from October to November(Cold Weather)
  • Trek Duration: Approximately eight days
  • Starting Point: Syabrubesi
  • Maximum Altitude: 4,984 meters at tserko Ri
  • Trek Permits: No
  • Accommodation Type: Teahouse 
  • Difficulty: Moderately Difficult

Trek to the Everest Base camp

The Everest Base Camp Trek is one of Nepal’s most popular trekking routes. Many tourists visit Nepal to enjoy the captivating mountain views of the Sagarmatha region. The trek begins in Lukla, a short flight from Kathmandu.

Along with Sherpa culture and antique monasteries, you will explore different glaciers and have the opportunity to see hanging icicles and beautiful landscapes on the route.

  • Preferable Season: From March to May (Mild Weather) and from October to November(Cold Weather)
  • Trek Duration: Approximately 14 days
  • Starting Point: Lukla
  • Maximum Altitude: 5,600 meters at Kala Patthar
  • Trek Permits: TIMS, Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit
  • Accommodation Type: Teahouse 
  • Difficulty: Moderately Difficult

Trek of the Makalu Base Camp 

Due to its remote topography, Makalu Base Camp is a less frequent trek route. The trek takes you to the foothills of 8481 meters at Makalu, the world’s fifth-highest mountain. Throughout the trek, a short flight from the capital will take you to Tumlingtar, whence you will pass through the vibrant forests of Rhododendrons, and along the way, you will spot the Rai community living in the lower elevations, as well as the Sherpas who live in the higher mountains.

  • Preferable Season: From March to May (Mild Weather) and from October to November(Cold Weather)
  • Trek Duration: Approximately 20 days
  • Starting Point: Tumlingtar
  • Maximum Altitude: 5,250 meters at Shersong Ridge
  • Trek Permits: TIMS, Makalu Barun National Park Permit
  • Accommodation Type: Teahouse 
  • Difficulty: Difficult

Manaslu Mountain Circuit Trek

The Manaslu Circuit Trek is popular and physically demanding in Nepal. However, it offers uplifting mountain scenery and a great series of jungles that head into the wild. In this trek, you can witness epic views of the Himalayas while crossing many suspension bridges as you trek around Mount Manaslu, which is the eighth-highest peak in Nepal. 

  • Preferable Season: From March to May and from September to December
  • Trek Duration: Approximately 14 days
  • Starting Point: Soti Khola
  • Maximum Altitude: 5,160 meters at Larkya Pass
  • Trek Permits: TIMS, MCAP, and RAP
  • Accommodation Type: Teahouse 
  • Difficulty: Difficult

Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek

In all likelihood, trekking to Kanchenjunga is one of the best things to do in Nepal. It is an amazing adventure that takes you to the third-highest peak in the world. The hike then takes you to the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area, a place where endangered species can be seen.

  • Preferable Season: From March to May and from October to November(Cold Weather)
  • Trek Duration: Approximately 21 days
  • Starting Point: Mitlung
  • Maximum Altitude: 5,250 meters at Shersong Ridge
  • Trek Permits: RAP, TACAP
  • Accommodation Type: Camping 
  • Difficulty: Difficult

Trek to the Shey Phoksundo Lake

There is no doubt Shey Phoksundo Lake is one of the most beautiful freshwater lakes in Nepal because of its turquoise waters. The crystal-clear water is as if nature is being painted on a stunning canvas. 

In addition to visiting the pristine lake of Phoksundo, the remote portion of the trek in Nepal gives you a glimpse of Nepal’s preserved culture and Tibetan culture around the Dolpo region and the spectacular Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri ranges.

  • Preferable Season: From March to May and from October to November(Cold Weather)
  • Trek Duration: Approximately nine days
  • Starting Point: Juphal
  • Maximum Altitude: 3,589 meters
  • Trek Permits: RAP, TACAP
  • Accommodation Type: Teahouse 
  • Difficulty: Moderately Difficult

Nar Phu Valley Trek

Trekking in the Nar Phu Valley starts from Jagat along the popular Annapurna Circuit Trail and branches off to Koto in an off-the-beaten-path, high-altitude valley containing ancient villages. The trek offers people unique Himalayan and Tibetan culture and a wide variety of Buddhist cultures in the Trans Himalayas and High plateau rock formations and glaciers.

  • Preferable Season: From March to May and from October to November(Cold Weather)
  • Trek Duration: Approximately 18 days
  • Starting Point: Jagat
  • Maximum Altitude: 5,416 meters
  • Trek Permits: RAP, ACAP
  • Accommodation Type: Teahouse 
  • Difficulty: Difficult

Trek of the Gokyo Lake

After Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal, Everest Gokyo Lake Trek is the most sought-after trek among trekkers and adventurers. This hike offers breathtaking views of the four highest peaks in the world at the same time: Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho-Oyu, and Mt. Lhotse.

  • Preferable Season: From March to May and from October to November (Cold Weather)
  • Trek Duration: Approximately 12 days
  • Starting Point: Tumlingtar
  • Maximum Altitude: 5,357 meters at Gokyo Ri
  • Trek Permits: Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit
  • Accommodation Type: Teahouse 
  • Difficulty: Difficult

As a whole, trekking in Nepal is one of the most popular adventures in the world. Every trek in Nepal has a unique trail and offers a variety of experiences; however, the nine best treks in Nepal mentioned above are based on the popularity of the trails among visitors.

Cost includes:

  • Arrival & Departure transport via private Car/Van/Bus.
  • Three meals per day throughout the Trip(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Accommodation during the trek.
  • Nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B.
  • Guide and a porter with Insurance, food, and accommodations.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu or Pokhara valley with a car and tour guide
  • First Aid kit.
  • Trekking permit (Conservation fee).
  • TIMS card (Trekking information management system) is like a permit.
  • All needed government tax/vat.

Cost excludes:

  • International Airfare.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 50 for 30 days and US$ 30 for 15 days; you should get a visa open your arrival)
  • Any kind of drinks, items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone, missing meal, WIFI Porters, etc.
  • Tips for Guide and Porters

After you’ve enjoyed the thrilling and joyful experience, you can choose whether to visit other beautiful places in Nepal or head back home. No matter what you choose, we hope you have a fantastic time.

We can accommodate group tours for this trip; however, you may also opt for a private tour according to your liking. We can arrange private trips at any time of the year at any date of your choosing. Please let us know what your preferred travel dates are so that we can accommodate you.

 

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Comfort Everest Trek

Have you ever wondered what lies beneath the mighty mountains, glistening rivers, and the alpine forests of the much-talked-about Everest region? Sure, you have heard about the mighty mountains and the glistening rivers. As part of the Everest experience, travelers can experience the vibrantly colored cultural villages and the tightly knit communities of Sherpas on our Short Everest Trek, which lasts for seven days and is available for those who have less time to spend on the mountain.

Travelers who cannot acclimatize well but still want to enjoy the Everest region once in their lifetime can take advantage of the Short Everest trek, which takes you to the Everest region and provides much of your Everest experience. This trek begins in Lukla and travels through dense forests with picturesque views in an ideal, less strenuous setting.

About

During the Short Everest Trek, one of the major highlights is our acclimatization in the vibrant Namche Bazaar. From the Everest View Hotels, we can see many neighboring Mount Everest peaks. You will see Mr. Everest and Mt. Lhotse, along with Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Thamserku, and many others on this trek. You will also trek up to The Everest View Hotel, the highest hotel in the world at the highest altitude.

We continue our trek by visiting the local settlements of Khumjung/Khunde. We visit the Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest Photo Gallery to appreciate the valley’s beauty. Our next step will be to trek up to the Dudh Koshi River and catch a flight back to Kathmandu via Lukla.

Overview

This is considered a relaxed, less tiring journey and is designed to give travelers a sense of what the province has to offer. For instance, some trekkers may want to dig into the region but do not wish to exhaust themselves too much. A Short Everest Trek might be the perfect solution for those who want to get a glimpse of the beautiful Everest region without the hassles of the base camp. We descend to beautiful rivers and pass through Monjo to reach the Sagarmatha National Park.

Another exciting part of the tour is a visit to villages such as Monjo and Jorsale. We hope this tour will provide you with natural bio-diversity, relaxation, beautiful mountain views, and the local arts and culture. The most important point is that even without the hike, you will still experience the full essence of Everest!

The trip involves little physical activity and is designed for individuals with an inherent spirit of adventure. As part of our Short Everest Trek, you do not have to worry about the altitude sickness that comes with an Everest Base Camp Trek because you are on one of the more accessible options of the Everest Region Trek.

Itinerary for the Trip

Early morning transfer to the airport from Kathmandu for the Lukla flight. The flight to Lukla is an experience in itself. The airfield is in very good condition. The runway is about 60 meters wide, which is exceptional. Upon departure from Lukla, we trek to Phakding, which is surrounded by green landscapes with a view of Kusum Kangraru. We stay overnight at a guesthouse with full board meals.

Through Himalayan pine and cedar forests, we follow The Dudh Koshi upstream to the historic trading post of Namche Bazaar, where traders from Nepal and Tibet exchange salt, dried meat, and textiles. During our hike, we see our first glimpse of Everest and the surrounding peaks.

We begin our hike to the Everest View Hotel early in the morning, about an hour's hike above Namche, where we'll have a fantastic view of Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam. We visit Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest Photo Gallery on the way back. After enjoying the views and relaxing, we head to the traditional Sherpa villages of Khumjung and Khunde.

At the beginning of the fifth day, we trek back to Lukla from Khunde. You will catch a flight back to Kathmandu after your trek along the Dudh Kosi River from the small mountain airstrip in Lukla. But, that is planned for the sixth day.

In the morning, you will fly back to Kathmandu. From there, you will be taken to your hotel in the city's center. The next day is free for you to explore or rest in Kathmandu, depending on your inclination.

Cost includes:

  • Arrival & Departure transport via private Car/Van/Bus.
  • Three meals per day throughout the Trip(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Accommodation during the trek.
  • Nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B.
  • Guide and a porter with Insurance, food, and accommodations.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu or Pokhara valley with a car and tour guide
  • First Aid kit.
  • Trekking permit (Conservation fee).
  • TIMS card (Trekking information management system) is like a permit.
  • All needed government tax/vat.

Cost excludes:

  • International Airfare.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 50 for 30 days and US$ 30 for 15 days; you should get a visa open your arrival)
  • Any kind of drinks, items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone, missing meal, WIFI Porters, etc.
  • Tips for Guide and Porters

After you’ve enjoyed the thrilling and joyful cycling experience, you can choose whether to visit other beautiful places in Nepal or head back home. No matter what you choose, we hope you have a fantastic time.

We can accommodate group tours for this trip; however, you may also opt for a private tour according to your liking. We can arrange private trips at any time of the year at any date of your choosing. Please let us know what your preferred travel dates are so that we can accommodate you.

Finally, When you are ready to start adventures in Nepal, it is time to begin thinking about what to pack. If you are ready to book but aren’t sure when is the best time to trek or what to stay in, Pokhara Info has got you covered. You can figure out these queries through our site. We can also be found on Facebook, Instagram, and other social media sites. Hope you have a good time in Nepal and thank you for visiting!

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The Comfort Everest Trek – Week Long

Have you ever wondered what lies beneath the mighty mountains, glistening rivers, and the alpine forests of the much-talked-about Everest region? Surely, you have wondered about the world’s tallest peak and surrounding area.

As part of the Everest experience, travelers can experience the vibrantly colored cultural villages and Sherpas’ tightly-knit communities on our Short Everest Trek. This lasts for seven days and is available for those who have less time to spend on the mountain.

Travelers who cannot acclimatize well but still want to enjoy the Everest region once in their lifetime can take advantage of the Short Everest trek, which takes you to the Everest region and provides much of your Everest experience. This trek begins in Lukla and travels through dense forests with picturesque views in an ideal, less strenuous setting.

About the Short Everest Trek

During the Short Everest Trek, one of the major highlights is our acclimatization in the vibrant Namche Bazaar. From the Everest View Hotels, we can see many neighboring Mount Everest peaks. You will see Mr. Everest and Mt. Lhotse, along with Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Thamserku, and many others on this trek. You will also trek up to The Everest View Hotel, the highest hotel in the world at the highest altitude.

We continue our trek by visiting the local settlements of Khumjung/Khunde. To appreciate the beauty of the valley, we visit the Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest Photo Gallery. Our next step will be to trek up to the Dudh Koshi River and catch a flight back to Kathmandu via Lukla.

Overview of the Everest Trip

This is considered a relaxed, less tiring journey and is designed to give travelers a sense of what the province has to offer. For instance, some trekkers may want to dig into the region but do not wish to exhaust themselves too much.

A Short Everest Trek might be the perfect solution for those who want to get a glimpse of the beautiful Everest region without the hassles of the base camp. We descend to beautiful rivers and pass through Monjo to reach the Sagarmatha National Park.

Another exciting part of the tour is a visit to villages such as Monjo and Jorsale. We hope this tour will provide you with natural bio-diversity, relaxation, beautiful mountain views, and the local arts and culture. The most important point is that even without the hike, you will still experience the full essence of Everest!

The trip involves little physical activity and is designed for individuals with an inherent spirit of adventure. As part of our Short Everest Trek, you do not have to worry about the altitude sickness that comes with an Everest Base Camp Trek because you are on one of the more accessible options of the Everest Region Trek.

Itinerary for the Everest Trek

Early morning transfer to the airport from Kathmandu for the Lukla flight. The flight to Lukla is an experience in itself. The airfield is in very good condition. The runway is about 60 meters wide, which is exceptional. Upon departure from Lukla, we trek to Phakding, which is surrounded by green landscapes with a view of Kusum Kangaru. We stay overnight at a guesthouse with full board meals.

Through Himalayan pine and cedar forests, we follow The Dudh Koshi upstream to the historic trading post of Namche Bazaar, where traders from Nepal and Tibet exchange salt, dried meat, and textiles. During our hike, we see our first glimpse of Everest and the surrounding peaks.

We begin our hike to the Everest View Hotel early in the morning, about an hour's hike above Namche, where we'll have a fantastic view of Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam. We visit Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest Photo Gallery on the way back. After enjoying the views and relaxing, we head to the traditional Sherpa villages of Khumjung and Khunde.

At the beginning of the fifth day, we trek back to Lukla from Khunde. You will catch a flight back to Kathmandu after your trek along the Dudh Kosi River from the small mountain airstrip in Lukla. But, that is planned for the sixth day.

In the morning, you will fly back to Kathmandu. From there, you will be taken to your hotel in the city's center. The next day is free for you to explore or rest in Kathmandu, depending on your inclination.

Cost includes:

  • Arrival & Departure transport via private Car/Van/Bus.
  • Three meals per day throughout the Trek(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Accommodation in lodges and tea houses during the trek.
  • Nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B.
  • Trekking Guide and a porter (Shared by two clients) with Insurance, food, and accommodations.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu or Pokhara valley with a car and tour guide
  • First Aid kit.
  • Trekking permit (Conservation fee).
  • TIMS card (Trekking information management system) is like a permit.
  • All needed government tax/vat.

Cost excludes

  • International Airfare.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 50 for 30 days and US$ 30 for 15 days; you should get a visa open your arrival)
  • Any kind of drinks, items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone, missing meal, WIFI Porters, etc.
  • Tips for Guide and Porters

Note

The itinerary mentioned above is the general plan arranged by Pokhara Info. The above itinerary is only a guideline; it might change due to availability of lodging and campsites, fluctuating weather conditions, unforeseen political, trail, and environmental, or any other factors beyond our control. After consulting with the group, your trek leader will decide the best way to reach a final decision if this occurs.

If the itinerary is unsuitable for you, please let us know, and we will customize it. We will be able to make changes to the itinerary if clients want to do so.

Finally, When you are ready to start adventures in Nepal, it is time to begin thinking about what to pack. If you are ready to book but aren’t sure when is the best time to trek or what to stay in, Pokhara Info has got you covered. You can figure out these queries through our site. We are also available on Facebook, Instagram, and other social media sites. I hope you have a good time in Nepal and thank you for visiting!

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The Everest Three Pass Trek 

As the ultimate Everest experience, the Three Pass trek includes all the highlights-both from a mountain view and a cultural perspective-into into a truly unforgettable journey. Additionally, this trek is one of Nepal’s most challenging tea house treks, as this is a challenging yet physically and spiritually satisfying journey that isn’t often discussed.

The Everest Region is one of Nepal’s top trekking destinations, and the Three Passes Trek, Nepal’s ultimate trekking adventure, crosses three passes over 5,000m, providing incredible scenery and photos. Additionally, this popular trekking trail is located in the Khumbu region of the eastern side of Nepal, with a magnificent natural setting and several trekking trails to explore. 

About the Region

In the three passes trek, you are linked to all corners of the Everest region, high mountain landscape, lush meadows, and high passes alpine plateau. The three passes trek is 148 kilometers / 92 miles long, and it requires around three weeks of hiking for the round trip. However, solo independent travelers and small groups who trek in small groups have found the three-pass trek a more popular and desirable trek.

Necessary Permits and Accommodations

TIMS permits and Sagarmatha National Park permits are required for treks in the Everest region. For those arranging their own trek, you’ll need to pick up their TIMS permit in Kathmandu and their Sagarmatha National Park permits in Monjo village (a checkpoint on the first day of their trek).

You will spend most of your time during the trek in small tea houses along the three-pass route as a trekker. They offer quite basic services and facilities, but the hospitality of the locals is exceptionally impressive.

Preparing For the Three Pass Trek

It is important to be aware that this trek starts at the height of 2,860 meters or 9,380 feet and reaches a maximum elevation of 5,545 meters or 18,192 feet. This high elevation can cause some individuals altitude sickness or difficulty breathing. Therefore, people with lung or other similar problems should refrain from participating in such an adventure or take necessary precautions.

Additionally, this trek requires you to walk regularly in a cold climate for many days. Thus, be sure to bring along the following materials with you.

  • Warm clothes, including jackets, sweaters, and thermal wears
  • Well-fitting gloves, socks, and shoes or boots
  • Trekking sticks
  • Snow Glasses and flashlight
  • Moisturizers and lip guard
  • Water bottles and thermos
  • Portable fire stoves

There is no requirement for all of these materials for the journey mentioned above, but they make the journey much easier. The three-pass trek is quite popular among frequent travelers; many hotels, trek shops, and homestays provide these materials.

Three Pass Trek Itinerary

For foreigners, this trek starts from Lukla and ends in Lukla, so they need first to obtain a Nepali visa and arrive in Kathmandu. Then, once in Kathmandu or any other city in Nepal, they need to book flights to Solukhumbu’s Lukla Airport.

Today you enter the Sagarmatha National Park World Heritage site with spectacular views of high mountains, including the majestic Mount Everest.

On the next day's morning, we walk to Everest View Hotel for an acclimatization hike. In the afternoon, we visit the Sherpa Museum, explore Namche Bazar's local market, and spend the night there.

The trail now separates from the popular Everest base camp route and leads northwest towards the gorgeous village of Thame, where you will be staying that night. While you are there, learn about some of the local traditions and their connection with this mountain.

Today we will be returning to higher altitudes, climbing up to Lungden. Make sure you have your camera with you because as you go higher and higher, you will be able to see more and more of the snow-capped peaks in the region.

As we approach the end of our climb to Renjo La, we will encounter the first of the Three Passes - Renjo La. The route is gentle at the outset but will soon become a strenuous ascent. We get to an altitude of 5,388 meters on this day. Thus, you can use the magnificent views you will get at the top to motivate you. After the pass, we will descend to Gokyo Lake Number Three and then trek to Gokyo Village for the night.

Your first summit today is Gokyo Ri, from which you can enjoy a magnificent view of Cho Oyu. We start the climb early and then take the rest of the day to acclimatize. If you have more energy left, you might want to hike up some of the surrounding moraine ridges.

Gokyo is the starting point for the journey across the Ngozumpa Glacier. After reaching the second lake, we descend onto the glacier. The route across the glacier is marked with cairns, and the route is generally well defined. Finally, we climb off the glacier and descend into Tragnag Valley.

In order to cross the Cho La Pass and descend to Dzongla today, we must get up early. After climbing a ridge and crossing an old moraine, we begin the rocky scramble up to the pass. On the way down, we cross a small glacier that is fairly straightforward. We can also see more excellent views of Ama Dablam and Cholatse once we reach the river.

Leaving Pheriche and Tengboche, the Lobuche trail follows the valley on the west side of the Khumbu Glacier, contouring above the Tshola Tsho lake to connect with the main Everest trail.

As we approach Everest Base Camp, we follow the Khumbu Glacier, which offers spectacular vistas of the surrounding mountains, especially at the crossing of a tributary glacier. We stop for lunch at Gorak Shep before continuing our trek to Base Camp.

To reach the trekking peak of Kala Pattar - the iconic view of Everest - we have to get up early in the morning. Then, after snapping some pictures, we head back to Gorak Shep for a quick meal and descend to Lobuche.

We hike for eight to nine hours on this day. Today, we leave the classic base camp route, reaching Kongma La, the third and final pass on the trip. At 5,535m, this pass is the highest among the three. We descend to the Chukhung Valley from here after a tiring climb.

The most difficult of the three peaks on our trek is Chukhung Ri, which we will climb today. There is a little easy scrambling near the summit and the excellent views. We descend to Dingboche.

Now that we have returned to the main Everest trail, we descend to Pangboche and climb to Tengboche. After Tengboche, we make a steep descent before climbing back up to Kyangjuma. There, we will spend the night in a lodge.

After traversing Namche Bazaar, descending Namche Hill, and crossing the Dudh Koshi, we will trek back to the village of Phakding, where we will spend the night during our return from the trek.

On the final day of the three-pass trek, we follow the Dudh Koshi down to Lukla on our final day of hiking. This will be the perfect time for a farewell party with the Sherpa guides and porters, where you can reflect on a memorable hiking experience.

Cost includes:

  • Arrival & Departure transport via private Car/Van/Bus.
  • Three meals per day throughout the Trek(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Accommodation in lodges and tea houses during the trek.
  • Nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B.
  • Trekking Guide and a porter (Shared by two clients) with Insurance, food, and accommodations.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu or Pokhara valley with a car and tour guide
  • First Aid kit.
  • Trekking permit (Conservation fee).
  • TIMS card (Trekking information management system) is like a permit.
  • All needed government tax/vat.

Cost excludes

  • International Airfare.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 50 for 30 days and US$ 30 for 15 days; you should get a visa open your arrival)
  • Any kind of drinks, items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone, missing meal, WIFI Porters, etc.
  • Tips for Guide and Porters

Note

The itinerary mentioned above is the general plan arranged by Pokhara Info. However, the above itinerary is only a guideline; it might change due to availability of lodging and campsites, fluctuating weather conditions, unforeseen political, trail, and environmental, or any other factors beyond our control. After consulting with the group, your trek leader will decide the best way to reach a final decision if this occurs.

If the itinerary is unsuitable for you, please let us know, and we will customize it. We will be able to make changes to the itinerary if clients want to do so.

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A trek to the Everest Base Camp

One of the best activities to partake in to enjoy Nepal’s beautiful hills and mountains can be planning a trek with your friends or family. In addition, a trek to the base camp of the world’s tallest peak is just as wonderful as it sounds. As far as you might be concerned, Everest is more than just a mountain; similarly, the journey to the mountain’s base camp is more than just a mere trek.

Why should I Trek to the Everest Base Camp?

It’s no wonder why Nepal is one of the top traveling destinations for tourists, adventurers, and nature lovers alike. The enthralling beauty of Nepal lets travelers experience heavenly experiences without having to travel to heaven itself.

Nevertheless, if you are planning to travel to Nepal in the near future or are originally from there, you may be surprised to learn about all the places you can travel to get the best out-of-doors experience.

For regular people, a wonderful trek to the Gokyo Lake or Annapurna base camp or hike the Shivapuri national park might be a good escape from week to week workdays.

However, the Everest Base Camp trek allows a traveler of any experience level to experience a challenging yet physically and spiritually fulfilling journey that’s not easily available in our time. Not to mention, you’d be able to physically spectate the gorgeous hills, villages, and mountains along the way.

How do I prepare for the Everest base camp trek?

Before you embark on this journey, you need to consider that this trek starts at an elevation of 2,860 meters or 9,380 feet and ends at an elevation of 5,364 meters or 17,598 feats. This extreme elevation might cause altitude sickness or breathlessness.

Thus, people with lung problems or other similar problems should avoid or take all the necessary precautions before taking on such an adventure.

Additionally, this trek requires you to walk continuously in a cold climate for many days. Thus, be sure to bring along the following materials with you.

  • Warm clothes, including jackets, sweaters, and thermal wears
  • Well-fitting gloves, socks, and shoes or boots
  • Trekking sticks
  • Snow Glasses and flashlight
  • Moisturizers and lip guard
  • Water bottles and thermos
  • Portable fire stoves

Though all of these are quite necessary for the journey, as mentioned above, not all of them are a must. Everest base camp trek is quite famous among frequent travelers, so many hotels and homestays provide these materials for a higher price than the usual price. Similarly, you can opt to get your food at any place during your stay there as per your liking.

Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary

The Everest base camp starts from Lukla and ends at Lukla. Thus, for foreigners, you need to acquire a traveling visa from the Nepal government and get to Kathmandu initially. Now, if you’re in Kathmandu or any other city in Nepal, book a flight to the Lukla Airport in Lukla, Solukhumbu.

Now, after you reach Lukla, your trek starts. About a 12/14 day’s journey would be enough for an average healthy person to complete the trek. And during the end of the day, stay at multiple homestays available in the areas mentioned below as per your liking.

From Phakding, start the hike to the beautiful Namche Bazar, which is also known as the gateway to Everest. After reaching there, booking a hotel or a homestay for two days would be ideal. During those days, your body can adapt to the weather and altitude of the area.

During the second day in Namche Bazaar, a trip to the green village of Khumjung and Thame would be a great use of your time.

A trek from Namche Bazaar to Thyangboche takes approximately 6 to 8 hours. Plan your day accordingly and enjoy the beautiful view of forests full of rhododendron trees along the way.

The trek from Thyangboche to Dingboche consists of rivers, bridges, and long paths with a mind-blowing view of the Himalayas. Similar to Namche Bazaar, it'd be easier for your body to stay at Dingboche for two days to adapt to the area's conditions. Do enjoy the warm hospitality of the people of Dingboche while there.

During the second day in Dingboche, an excursion to the village of Chhukung and Nagarzhang would be a great use of your rest day. After this day, you can continue your trek.

The trail to Lobuche from Dingboche leads through alpine meadows and summer yak pastures near the terminus of the Khumbu Glacier. This path offers stunning views of Nuptse on clear days. Be sure to take in every moment of your hike.

On day eight, you need to reach Nuptse via a difficult climb Khumbu Glacier. Furthermore, get past the Changri Glacier towards Gorakshep. Finally, you'll reach Everest Base Camp on the eighth day of the trek. Then, feel a sense of fulfillment and enjoy the day at Everest Base Camp.

When you wake up, a morning trek to Kala Patthar will allow you to view the stunning sunrise, Everest, and its surrounding areas. Later on, Start your descent back to Lukla via Pheriche.

After spending the ninth night in Pheriche, take a rest at Kyangjuma at the end of day ten.

On our way back to Lukla, we trek down from Kyangjuma to the small village of Monjo. Stay at Monjo for the night.

If everything goes as planned, the twelfth day will be your final day in the Solukhumbu district. After you leave Monjo, you'll reach Lukla. Since it's time to leave, be sure to take in the atmosphere of Lukla and the journey as a whole. Sightseeing, shopping, and relaxing can be a great way to finish off such a great adventure.

 

After an exciting couple of weeks, go back to your daily life with a memory that’ll last your lifetime.

About Everest Base Camp Trek

  • As one of the most adventurous treks in Nepal, the Everest base camp trek requires a good fitness level and activeness.
  • A small group of around 5 to 15 people would be preferable for the trek.
  • The minimum age requirement for the trek is 12 years.
  • This trek is of Teahouse style with simple hotels, hostels, or homestays available. 

Cost includes:

  • Arrival & Departure transport via private Car/Van/Bus.
  • Three meals per day throughout the Trek(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Accommodation in lodges and tea houses during the trek.
  • Nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B.
  • Trekking Guide and a porter (Shared by two clients) with Insurance, food, and accommodations.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu or Pokhara valley with a car and tour guide
  • First Aid kit.
  • Trekking permit (Conservation fee).
  • TIMS card (Trekking information management system) is like a permit.
  • All needed government tax/vat.

Cost excludes

  • International Airfare.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 50 for 30 days and US$ 30 for 15 days; you should get a visa open your arrival)
  • Any kind of drinks, items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone, missing meal, WIFI Porters, etc.
  • Tips for Guide and Porters

Note

The itinerary mentioned above is the general plan arranged by Pokhara Info. The above itinerary is only a guideline; it might change due to availability of lodging and campsites, fluctuating weather conditions, unforeseen political, trail, and environmental, or any other factors beyond our control. After consulting with the group, your trek leader will decide the best way to reach a final decision if this occurs.

If the itinerary is unsuitable for you, please let us know, and we will customize it. We will be able to make changes to the itinerary if clients want to do so.

Finally, a trek to the Everest Base can be an amazing once-in-a-lifetime event for you. Due to its history, great views, and Sherpa culture, the trek certainly deserves its reputation. However, since the trek is so popular, the main trails are often quite crowded.

Even so, despite its popularity, Everest Base Camp deserves to be listed among the top treks in Nepal. If you decide to take on the journey, I wish you a pleasant trip through the forests, Sherpa villages, glacial moraines, and foothills on the way to the Everest Base Camp.

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Skydiving in Nepal

Nepal offers many adventurous sports that easily attract tourists to the country without a second thought. One of those activities is skydiving in Nepal. If it is not on your bucket list, you should consider visiting Nepal. Nepal’s skydiving differs from skydiving in other countries because the country offers a spectacular view of all Himalayan peaks. At the same time, the thrill of floating in the air like a bird is unparalleled.

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Skydiving in Nepal

While skydiving is an excitingly intense aerial sport, you can feel the rush of adrenaline as you jump off the helicopter. No one can compare to the thrill of free fall and a joyful parachute landing in a drop zone. Besides providing fun and adventure, sky diving has a number of health benefits as well.

About Skydiving 

Skydiving is a sport that stimulates the mind. Since the sport cleanses your mind, many people see it as meditation since it makes you focus on one thing at a time. In an effort to provide people with extremely thrilling experiences and a healthy lifestyle, the Nepal government has enlisted skydiving in Nepal as a major sport for adventure seekers. In 2022, there will be two major skydiving spots in Nepal.  

It is possible to skydive in two different ways, and they are:

Group or Tandem Skydiving:

It is the most popular way for beginners who want to experience the thrilling experience of skydiving for the first time. After harnessing a qualified skydiver, a novice skydiver jumps alongside them. A Tandem flight can be easily performed by clients with limited flying knowledge as soon as they jump. Because it is well-known that only healthy individuals should participate in adventure tours and travels, there is also a weight limit for people who wish to take this flight of 95 kg.

Solo Skydiving:

Skydiving solo is quite different from tandem flying, as here the diver has to fly all by himself if he has experience & training in freefall. A solo skydiver leaves the plane at a certain altitude without anyone’s assistance and freefalls at a speed of about 200 kilometers per hour. After opening his parachute, the skydiver descends to the landing zone. However, only experienced pilots and those with a license for this flight should take this flight.

Skydiving in Nepal

For a few decades, Nepal has given considerable importance to recreational activities like paragliding and skydiving as they are a major source of income in the tourism sector. In addition to the arrival of the visit Nepal 2020 campaign, skydiving hype grew even more. However, the pandemic had an effect as well. No exact statistics exist on how many people come to Nepal just to skydive, but the number of people flying in the air like a jet is rising. The increase in tourists has certainly improved Nepal’s economic condition. Currently, skydiving is only available in two places in Nepal: Everest and Pokhara Skydiving. 

Skydiving in Everest  

This is arguably the world’s most exciting aerial adventure, flying from 7010.4 ft and landing on the dreamy land of Syangboche (3761.232m) and Amadablam Basecamp (4572 m), just below Everest. Nepal is the best place to experience free fall around the world’s highest mountain.

During the skydiving in Nepal event at Everest, people jump in front of the highest mountain on Earth, Everest. For many thrill-seekers since 2008, skydiving on Everest of Nepal has been a dream come true. Out of 50 other sports in the world, skydiving has ranked as the 8th best Adventure sport. It was also referred to as “Things to do before you die” by CNN and Forbes.  

Furthermore, if you wish to indulge in Everest Skydiving, a company such as Earthbound Expedition Himalayan Adventure Travel and Tour, Yeti Trail Adventure, or Everest Skydive provides these services. We here at Pokhara Info can manage all the processes and reduce the hassle of booking the trip. So, sit back, relax and enjoy skydiving in front of the highest peak in the world.

Expenses

There are a number of drop zones around Everest for skydiving enthusiasts. Depending on the company you choose and the drop zone you choose, the dive can cost you differently. For two single jumps in a single drop zone, the average cost is approximately $25,000, while the tandem jump costs about $35,000. The Everest region has admittedly high prices for skydiving. However, you’ll get your money’s worth with the dive near Everest. On the other hand, the service included with the package is impressive.

Skydiving costs include food, lodging, travel system, gears, videos, and government permissions. Make sure you speak with your company and learn everything about the package before signing up for the plane.

Skydiving in Pokhara

Pokhara is the best alternative to skydiving from the top of a mountain for those who are not ready. During the dive, one of the most captivating sights is the view of the Annapurna range and the Fewa Lake below. Your skydiving trip to Nepal will be less terrifying and more joyful with qualified pilots with the aircraft’s skydiving scores.

Pokhara only began the thrilling sport in 2010 after two years of Everest skydiving. It has been doing well economically ever since Pokahara’s Skydiving started. Hundreds of people visit Pokhara and its neighboring villages each year for trips and tours, including this antic stunt. Furthermore, skydiving is available in the Pokhara area from a number of companies.

In comparison with Everest, Pokhara has a substantial number of skydiving companies. We here at Pokhara Info can book your flight for you via Travel and tour companies such as Nepal Skydive, Lonely Planet, Explore Himalaya, and Earthbound Expedition Himalayan Adventure Travel and Tour.

Expenses

You can get a similarly thrilling experience for far less money if you’re unwilling to spend thousands on Everest skydiving. Even though skydiving is not necessarily cheap, skydiving in Pokhara offers an affordable service compared to Everest. Nepalis can enjoy the dive in Pokhara for Rs 70,000, while foreigners should pay about $1000.

Additionally, the cost varies based on the type of flight you choose. It costs a couple of hundred dollars more for a tandem skydive than a solo dive. Hence, if you have enough experience, you can fly alone without spending any more money.

How to book a Skydiving flight in Nepal?

Several travel companies provide skydiving services throughout Nepal. During the booking process, you only need to consider your health (you cannot jump more than 95 kilograms) and the cost. Pokhara skydiving is a good place to start if you aren’t ready to jump above the highest peak in the world. You can easily book skydiving flights with the companies mentioned above in both Pokhara and Everest. 

However, for your convenience, we here at Pokhara Info can book your flight for you without you having to worry about all the hassles involved.

Best time for Skydiving in Nepal

Skydiving is a high-risk sport and the best time to skydive is during October and November. A skydiver can choose to rest anywhere between Syangboche Airport and Ama Dablam while skydiving at Everest.

Despite the devastating 2015 earthquake, Nepal has done well in the fields of tourism and skydiving. Finally, when you decide to experience the joy of skydiving, I hope you have the best experience.