2 days 1 nights
availability: jan 16' - dec 16'
pokhara
kathmandu
min age: 18+
max people: 12

course overview

Resting in the Khumbu region Nirekha peak (6159m) can be reached when you cross the paths from Gokyo Shek, a frozen lakebed to Lobuche on the trails of Everest base camp.

A departure from the tourist hub Namche Bazaar, which is usually booming with business heading to Nirekha could be a tranquil and somewhat liberating experience. The area which was newly opened for summiting has much less tourist traffic and is for anybody who enjoys the idea of offbeat trails and exploring. The summit of Nirekha Peak which is standing at the height of 6159m captures the great peaks of the Himalayan ranges such as Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Tawache, Changri and more.

Additionally, the trails to Nirekha peak pass by some of the most iconic sites in the Everest region one of them being the Kalapatthar, an area from which spectacular close up views of the Mt. Everest; a great vantage point for you to adore varied peaks. The trail to peak also gives the climbers a view of the wondrous Gokyo Lake that sits perched in the crevasse of dark rocks shining its glistening teal colored water to the climbers.

Nirekha Peak, which lies closer to the Tibetan border is the less explored gem that gives you a great view of the beauty in Nepal. What adds to the peaks appeal is, the trail which comprises of high altitude lakes, glaciers and iconic sites along the Everest Basecamp. The climb to this peak can be quiet straight-forward but will require for the climbers to use some level of fitness and skills.

Departure & Return Location
Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu.
price includes
  • All transfers to and from both domestic and international airports
  • 4/5-star category Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu on BB Plan as per itinerary
  • Climbing Guides and sherpas as per requirements
  • Domestic flight tickets for to the climbing members and guides.( If required in itinerary )
  • Complete camping setup with dining & kitchen tents, chairs and tables Base Camp
  • Three meals a day (BLD-tea-coffee) and twin sharing teahouse accommodation during trek
  • Expedition royalty and climbing permits for climbing
  • Fully paid government appointed liaison officer in the team
  • Medical, accidental, and search and rescue Insurance for all involved local staffs
  • All rope fixing and icefall management charges levied in the Expedition
  • Free assistance service for cargo and duty clearance
  • Complete pre-departure information
  • Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with domestic culture show in Kathmandu

itinerary

Day 01 Arrival Kathmandu (1,350m)

The climber arrives in Kathmandu via Tribhuvan International Airport where they will spend a night in the capital city.

Day 02-03 Theoretical session on basic climbing course

A climbing course will be conducted to help you understand climbing terminologies; demonstrate techniques and basic safety measures one can use.

Day 04 Fly to Lukla (2,860m) then trek to Phakding (2,652m) (40 min flight, 3-4 hours trek)

Flying to Lukla can be quite thrilling as it is known as one of the world’s highest and most dangerous airports. Then, encapsulated with the beautiful Himalayas, walk on the shared trails with Yoks (mix of cows and Yaks), massive green valleys and steady streams of water for a good 3 to 4 hours to reach your destination of Phakding with 2,652m of height.

Day 05 Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) (5-6 hours)

Reach one of the most happening towns in Khumbu valley known as Namche Bazaar (3,440m). The area is full of touristy businesses, lodges and tea shops, the gate from which many trekkers start their journey to conquer varied peaks.

Day 06 Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m) (5- 6 hours)

The highlight of the trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche is the monastery located in the area where the space is laced with prayer flags and the trail also includes rare flora and fauna such as Nepal’s national flower, Rhododendron. Tengboche is at the height of 3,870m and takes 5 to 6 hours to reach.

Day 07 Tengboche to Dibuche (4253m) (5-6 hours)

Witness Mt Ama Dablam from the east as you walk from Tengboche to Dibuche. Notice a shift in the ambience with more snowed areas along with snow sprinkled trails.

Day 08 Dibuche to Dingboche (4,360m) (5-6 hours)

Encounter challenging yet beautiful trails from Dibuche to Dingboche amongst alpine atmosphere.

Day 09 Dingboche to Lobuche (4940m) (5-6 hours)

Dingboche to Lobuche will see an incline in the Dugla range (4,620m) and ascend to the Memorial hill and again an incline in Lobuche. Hence, this trail will come with a few surprises of muddled paths.

Day 10 Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,170 m), visit Everest Base Camp (5,364 m) (6-7 hours)

An incredible sight the Khumbu Glacier shows up as you trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep. This trail additionally includes steady climbs to Gorak Shep and the exciting experience of being at the foot of mammoth, Mt Everest. The whole ordeal takes 6 to 7 hours to complete.

Day 11 Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5545 m), then to Dzongla (4858 m) (6 - 7 hours)

Witness the amazing views of the Himalayas such as Mt. Everest, Nuptse, and Pumori. The trek from Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar will have you in awe with its startling vantage point view of the Himalayan range. The entire trail takes 6 to 7 hours to complete. Witness the amazing views of the Himalayas, for example, Mt. Everest, Nuptse, and Pumori. The trek from Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar will have you in wonderment with its startling vantage point view of the Himalayan range. The entire trail takes 6 to 7 hours to complete.

Day 12 Dzongla to Nirekha Base Camp (4950) via Cho La pass (5368m) (6 - 7 hours)

Walking through treacherous trails of ice is no joke and one achievement you will be proud to accomplish as you make a rather difficult route and you move to Nirekha Base Camp from Dzongla via the Cho La Pass. It provides you glimpses of Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu and more.

Day 13-15 Practical session on beginners climbing course

A course is initiated to familiarize the climbers with the unique challenges that may come about due to the landscape.

Day 16 Summit Nirekha Peak (6159 m) and back to Base Camp (13 - 14 hours)

Surrounded by the Himalayan range the Nirekha peak has Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, and Mt. Cho Oyu at its disposable, is a striking feast for the eyes. A rather long journey, this entire tribulation takes around 13 to 14 hours to complete.

Day 17 Nirekha Base Camp in Gokyo Lakes (4,800m) (4-5 hours)

Ascending from the base camp and having the gorgeous lakebed of Gokyo in the backdrop. Additionally the glistening teal colored lake makes this trail even more enticing.

Day 18 Gokyo to Machermo (4,470m) (6-7 hours)

Following the holy lake of Gokyo and making your way to the beautiful path of Pangka as you witness Nogozumbo Glacier, one of the largest in the world.

Day 19 Machermo to Namche Bazaar (3440m) (4-5 hours)

Come back to the bustle of Namche Bazaar where tourist activities are in full swing from the trails of Machermo, the entire process takes 4 to 5 hours.

Day 20 Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,800m) (6 - 7 hours)

Trek to the world’s highest airport; perched up and surrounded by amazing views of the Himalayas. One of the highest airports in the world, Lukla airport is a sight to behold unlike any other.

Day 21 Fly to Kathmandu

The team now flies back to the Capital from the Lukla Airport in 30 minutes time. Transfer to Hotel.

Day 22 Final departure

The climbers bid adieu and fly from Kathmandu via Tribhuvan International Airport

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