Kalapattar Trekking

Kalapattar Trekking

Kalapattar is in Nepal word meaning black stone or black hill. It lies down in opposite of Mt. Pumori is in Everest Base Camp. Kalapathar or Kalapattar is the world one of the best view point. Every year, many travels have own aim to run the feather of Mt Everest. One of the primary goals of an Kalapathar trekking is the Everest base camp or Sagarmatha Base camp at an elevation of about 5370 meters. However, you cannot see Everest from the base camp, so most trekkers climb Kalapattar, at 5545 meters bump on the southern flank of Pumori (7145 meters) which is highly rewarding for the views over the entire Khumbu Mountains.

To get near Kalapathar, you must either walk from Jiri 12 days or fly to Lukla and walk 7 days. Many trekkers or climber uses fly to Lukla and take two days to reach Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is the Sherpa’s head quarter. Explore the National park office, monastery, Sherpa museum, Everest view point, homeland of Sherpa village Kunde and Khumjung need one full day. Continue walk to 4, 5 hours to reach Tyangboche, the famous monastery. Many tourists join the daily worship celebration in Tyangboche monastery. Passing through the Pongboche village, recommend an acclimatization day in Dingboche the altitude of 4410m. From Digboche, bring you two days to Gorap-Shep. Group-Shep is the last spot for tea house trekkers. We will bring you to Kalapattar for the billion of fantastic views and return either same way or passing Chola to Gokyo valley.

Day by day itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu (1315m) - Lukla (2840m) - Phakding 2640m), 4 hours (B/L/D).

Day 02: Phakding - Namche (3440m), 6 hours (B/L/D).

Day 03: Namche Bazaar - rest day for acclimatization (B/L/D).

Day 04: Namche Bazaar - Tyangboche, (3860m), 5 hours (B/L/D).

Day 05: Tyangboche - Dingboche, (4350m), 6 hours (B/L/D).

Day 06: Dingboche – Acclimatization (B/L/D).

Day 07: Dingboche - Lobuche (4925m), 6 hours (B/L/D).

Day 08: Lobuche - Gorakshep (5170m) - EBC (5370m)-Gorak-shep, 7/8 hours (B/L/D).

Day 09: Gorak-shep – Kalapathar (5545m) - Pheriche 6 hours (B/L/D).

Day 10: Pheriche – Tyangboche 6 hours (B/L/D).

Day 11: Tyangboche – Monju 5 hours (B/L/D).

Day 12: Monju - Lukla 3/4 hours (B/L/D).

Day 13: Lukla - Kathmandu (B/L/D).