The first ascent to the Pokhalde peak was in 1953 via Kongma La along its north ridge by John Hunt and his Everest Expedition Team. The peak looks like a crenulated rocky ridge dominated by the huge bulk of Nuptse. The peak has a small glacier, which is best reached along the ridge rising from the Kongma La, on its northern side.
Upon your arrival, our team representatives will welcome you and transfer you to the luxury hotel for the overnight stay.
Early morning we will guide you to explore UNESCO World Heritage sites, Pashupatinath Temple, Soyambhunath Stupas, and Bouddha Stupa. After lunch, we will assist you in preparing legal permits and other official requirements.
We will take an early flight to Lukla from Kathmandu Valley. After lunch, we start trekking towards Phakding descending downwards Dudh Koshi River. We will trek for 4 hours to reach the beautiful village of Phakding.
The route goes along the bank of Dudh Koshi River and ascends through the forested landscapes. We can see the Rhododendron bloomings and many wildlife playing inside the forests.
We will either take rest or hike up to Everest View Hotel to get perfect views of many snow-capped peaks including Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m). We have the option to hike Hilary Hospital or Khunde Village.
The trekking trail traverse by ascending towards Syangboche and Khumjung Village. The trail further pass-through dense forests of Fir and Pine. After reaching Tengboche Village, we will explore the oldest monasteries.
The trail today, will be short and quite gentle that it goes gradually uphill. We will walk for 4 hours to reach the Dingboche Village.
we will trek through Khumbu Glacier and Kongma La Base Camp (5,350 m) then continues ascending to Kongma La Pass (5,171 m) then descending gradually towards the Imja valley to Chhukung a small summer settlement.
We will get into the Pokhalde Base Camp after 3 to 4 hours of gradual walk. We will do preparation of snow climbing with climbing guide.
The route to peak is not so difficult but there are snow covered rocks so everyone should be conscious while climbing. The summit offers spectacular scenery of snow-capped peaks in all direction. After admiring the beautiful scenery from its summit we will return back to Chhukung.
The trail passes many Mani walls and goes across deep rhododendron forests where we will cross the Imja khola. Then the trail climbs many carved Mani stones to Pangboche. We will explore the Pangboche Gompa which is the oldest one of Khumbu region.
We will walk along a ridge from where we can see down on our left some of the deepest gorges of Nepal. In spring, the rhododendrons will look outstanding making the valley even more beautiful. After 5 or 6 hours of trekking we will reach the khumjung Village.
We will continue descending through forested landscapes towards Phakding.
We will descend following Dudh Koshi River and walking through the forests to reach Lukla.
We will take a domestic flight from Tenzing and Hilary Airport Lukla to Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu early in the morning. Upon your arrival, we will transfer you to the luxury hotel.
We will take whole day rest in Kathmandu after achieving grand success. Or, we may hike around the valley to explore the ethnic cultures and some visiting places.
We will transfer you to the Airport for your home town departure or you can join the next adventures with us.
There might be some fixed departures in the peak season but you can check our fixed departures. If you are with some friends you can join with others if you want to. Even if you are alone, you can trek along with other groups, our well-experienced staff will not let you feel alone or bored.
Tea house means local lodges that exist along the treks where we will sleep and eat. These lodges prepare a large variety of local and western meals at a reasonable price. Our guides are very familiar with all these tea houses.
As a first aid kit is important while trekking, we included it in the trek. And we also have guides who are trained in using a first aid kit in case of emergency too. Please note that our clients are responsible to bring all their required personal medications (prescription) for their allergies etc.
Yes, there are many trekking shops in Nepal where you can easily hire or purchase backpacks, sleeping bags, sleeping mats, down jackets, etc. You can easily find them mostly in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
Yes, we will provide a responsible guide and our company takes all responsibilities to happen all safely and comfortably.
The Nepal rupee (NR) is the local currency accepted throughout the country. You will be able to exchange your national currency for rupees at the airport, banks, and other currency exchange offices. You can also find some ATMs where you can get local currency with a debit card. Many shops and restaurants in Kathmandu and Pokhara accept Credit cards too.
If you have any other questions or special requirements please do not hesitate to contact our representative team before arrival or while you are in Nepal.
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