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.
The climber arrives in Kathmandu via Tribhuvan International Airport where they will spend a night in the capital city.
A climbing course will be conducted to help you understand climbing terminologies; demonstrate techniques and basic safety measures one can use.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Encounter challenging yet beautiful trails from Dibuche to Dingboche amongst alpine atmosphere.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A course is initiated to familiarize the climbers with the unique challenges that may come about due to the landscape.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The team now flies back to the Capital from the Lukla Airport in 30 minutes time. Transfer to Hotel.
The climbers bid adieu and fly from Kathmandu via Tribhuvan International Airport