Everest - High and Mighty

Everest from above Machermo
Everest from above Machermo

Mt. Everest has inspired countless adventurers h to stand on the 'top of the world' . Inspired by their rich history and formidible stature, many flock to the Everest region to obtain a taste of the high mountains. 


The Himalayan giants, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and Pumori dominate the landscape like kings presiding over their subjects. Trekkers are left breathless and not just by the altitude!

The region is dotted with sacred Tibetan mani stones and prayer flags revealing the Bhuddits beliefs of the local sherpa people. You share the trail with yak trains and Tibetan nomads, and can choose to stay in simple but welcoming guesthouses in all but the most remote areas. Trekkers can visit the revered Tengboche Monastery, crystalline Gokyo Lake, historic Everest Base Camp, and many other remarkable places. Treks can be from one week to more than a month. Expect to take some rest days for acclimatization as most trails rise quickly above 3,500 metres. 


Trekking Options in Everest

Everest Base Camp 13-14 days (Moderate)

Everest Base Camp, including the spectacular viewpoint of the highest mountain on earth from Kala Patta, is probably the most famous trek in Nepal. And indeed it is the dream of many to complete it.

Everest & Gokyo 15-16 days (Moderate to Hard) Classic trail!!!

A fantastic alternative to the traditional base camp route with plenty of time to explore the beauty of the Gokyo lakes, climb Gokyo Ri for arguably the best views of Everest in this more sparsely populated area. Trekkers also have the option of crossing the challenging Chola Pass (5420m) 


Three Passes 19 days (Hard)

Explore four different valleys crossing over the three passes Renjo, Chola and Kongma La, while not missing out on a visit to base camp and the Gokyo lakes. Climbing to the towering height of 5554m, this trail is not for the faint-hearted. 


Jiri to Everest 20-21 days (Hard)

Following the original expedition route taken on the first ascent of Everest, this trek allows the adventurer a more intimate view of the flora, fauna, geography and local cultures of the region. A refreshing route off the main tourist trail.


Everest & Arun Valley 23-24 days (Hard)

A remote alternative to the start or end of your Everest trek heading across to the Arun Valley in eastern Nepal. A chance to view the real lives of people farming in the scattered Sherpa and Rai villages, walk through forests of rhododendron and oak, and stay in intimate accommodation with families.

Full itinerary provided on inquiry

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Emma, South Africa

Poon Hill trek

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Helambu trek

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