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Everest Kalapathar Trek

Everest Kalapathar Trek
  • Max Altitute:5545 m
  • Price:****
  • Difficulty:Hard
  • Duration:16 Days

Everest Kalapathar Trek

Trip Overview

The Everest Kalapathar Trek package Assortment is the most sympathetic traveling journey for your speculating holiday in Nepal Himalaya. The Everest Kalapathar trek is planned to achieve the fantasy of different people who experience the dominant path to the base camp of the world’s highest mountain. Kalapathar is a mountain located nearby the Gorak Shep which displays an excellent view of Mount Everest and sunrise. The golden Mount Everest view in the sunrise from here is rated as a heavenly view by travelers. Well, that depends on the time of year you go, the weather, and how tired you are. On average, it’s not so hard and worth every step!

Moreover, the Everest Base Camp Kalapathar Trek package is a thoughtfully curated travel experience, ideal for those seeking a memorable holiday in the breathtaking landscapes of the Nepal Himalayas. This trek is meticulously designed to fulfill the aspirations of diverse individuals, providing them with the opportunity to embark on the iconic journey to the base camp of the world’s highest mountain. The itinerary includes a unique chance to hike to both Everest Base Camp and the remarkable 360-degree viewpoint of Kalapathar (5545m), offering enduring views of the majestic Mt Everest and the surrounding Himalayan panorama in the Everest region.

Related:  Everest Three Pass Trek 

Contact  us at:

Kathmandu Office014514568,9851237317 (Whatsapp)
Pokhara Office014514568,9801177317 (Whatsapp)
Mail us athikeontrek@gmail.com
Location of Kathmandu officeBhagawanbahal, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Location of Pokhara OfficeStreet No. Four Pokhara Lakeside

Highlights of Everest Kalapathar Trek:

Everest Kalapathar Trek: Kalapathar

Everest Kalapathar Trek, commencing with scenic mountain flights to and from Lukla, offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan landscapes. The journey unfolds as you reach the base camp of the world’s tallest mountain, providing an awe-inspiring experience at the foot of Mt. Everest. Delve into the exploration of the Khumbu icefall, offering a mesmerizing glimpse into the glacial beauty of the region. Also, Sagarmatha National Park becomes a captivating backdrop, showcasing the harmonious blend of nature, culture, and magnificent mountain views. Traverse through Sherpa villages and ancient monasteries, immersing yourself in the unique culture and lifestyle of the resilient Sherpa community.

Moreover, Namche Bazaar, the bustling heart of the Khumbu region, serves as the gateway to Everest Base Camp, offering a vibrant cultural experience and essential supplies for trekkers. Ascend to the Wonderful View Point of Kalapathar at 5545 meters, granting an unparalleled, up-close view of Mt. Everest and the surrounding peaks. Marvel at the grandeur of the Massif Glacier, known as the Khumbu Glacier, as it winds through the rugged terrain. The journey unfolds against the backdrop of the Beautiful Valley of Khumbu, a pristine and picturesque landscape that enhances the overall enchantment of the Everest Kalapathar Trek. Thus, this trek promises an immersive experience, blending natural wonders, cultural richness, and unparalleled mountain views in the heart of the Himalayas.

Everest Kalapathar Trek Itinerary:

01Kathmandu airport to Hotel
02Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Phakding (2650m)
03Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazar
04Acclimatize at Namche Bazaar
05Trek from Namche to Tengboche (3890m)
06Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche(4250m)
07Explore the day in Dingboche
08Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4900m)
09Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5180m)
10Trek from Gorakshep to Pheriche via Kalapathar
11Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazar (3535m)
12Trek from Namche to Lukla (2850m)
13Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
14Rest Day at Kathmandu
15Departure for your onward flight.

You can also ask our team for a customized Itinerary if you have a big team of trekkers.

Everest Kalapathar Trek Cost:

Everest Kalapathar Trek: Lukla
Lukla Airport
Cost for Everest Kala Patthar Trek
No of PeopleCost for Person(USD)
1 pax****
above 2 person****
If you are looking for only a service then we provide it for only ****. Services include a potter guide, all local transport by bus, all government permits, and insurance for a Nepali potter guide.

Note:  According to Trekking Terms and Conditions, if the client cancels the booking of the trek then the refund policy is as given:

• After booking The Trek if an Individual Gets un-well and Cancels his/her trip Before 1 Day of the Scheduled Date Company will Charge 60% of the Trip amount as a Cancellation fund.
• After booking The Trek if an Individual Cancels his/her trip Before Arriving here in Nepal Due to any reason Company will Charge 20% of the Trip amount as a Cancellation fund. (Note: if an individual Postpones the trip No Cancellation change will be taken)
• After the trip is started and if an individual cancels the trip in between Due to any region (Medical, Personal, etc.) no refund will be offered. The full Trip cost will be charged by the company.

kalapatter high 5465 mtr

Everest Kalapathar:

Kalapathar reaches an elevation of 5,545m and takes around 4 – 5 hours to reach the summit from Gorak Shep. Kalapathar in Nepali dialects means “black rock” which is exactly what it is. The authority gives you a spare chance to hike both Everest Base Camp and the admirable 360-degree viewpoint of Kalapathar (5545m) for enduring views of mighty Mt Everest on the adjoining Himalayas of Everest region. The Everest base camp Kalapathar expedition starts with a breathtaking delightful trip to Lukla and a declining trip to Dudh Koshi (Milk River). The Everest Kalapathar package gives you a breathtaking view of the mountain arena that includes the viewpoint of Kalapathar (5545m). From there you take meandering snaps of more than 30 mountains along with Mt. Everest, Everest base camp, and the violent glaciers.

Everest Kalapathar Trek with Sherpa Guide:

Sherpa guides are trekking and mountaineering guides mostly registered by the Nepal Mountaineering Association. The trekking journey will be at ease and the trekker will be able to enjoy it. They know all the routes and stories of the trek. Hike on Treks has a guide who has more than 20 years of experience in this field.  So with Hike On Treks, you will have having best trekking experience.

Mr. Yakpu Sherpa is one of our experienced guides who is a registered guide by the Nepal Mountaineering Association.

We also provide special Trekking and Tour Guides. They are listed below:

  • Specific Language Guide for City Tour (70 $) Per Day.
    English Guide for city Tour (50$) Per Day.
  • Trekking Specific Language Guide (50$) Per Day.
    English Guide for Trekking (35$) Per Day.
  • Potter Guide for Trekking (25$) Per Day.
    Support/Potter Staff for trekking (20$) Per Day

Above above-mentioned rates For Guides include Daily wages and Gear and Equipment and do not include Insurance and Ground transportation Fees. Also, you can learn about the gear and equipment for the trek from our blog Trekking Essential. 

Best Time and Difficulty for Everest Kalapathar Trek:

During your expedition in the Everest region, you come over the colorful Buddhist monasteries, Chorten, and many hear indefinite explanations about Yeti. They meet hearty Sherpa people and find wonderful mountain flora and fauna. Further, passing by Khumbu glacier you will get the opportunity to see the most vibrant panorama of the mountain terrain. This is a challenging trek in the Khumbu region. thus, this demands you to be physically fit and you need to hold a good pair of hiking boots, waterproof clothes, a sleeping bag, a Day pack, sunscreen, and a Hat. Our Kalapathar Everest Base Camp Trek package covers all the transportation, porters, guides, accommodation, and other expenses incurred during the trek.

Autumn (September – November) and spring (March–May) are the best time of the year for the Kalapathar EBC trek. However, Hike on Travel & Treks can organize this trek throughout the year. Not only the Kalapathar trek, but all trekking routes like the Everest base camp trek, Everest view trek, and Everest Gokyo lake trek are suggested to trek in Spring and Autumn. If you are planning to trek Everest base camp only see this Everest base camp trekking in Hike on Package also.

Everest Kalapathar Trek Route:

Everest Kalapathar Trek: Route
Everest Kalapathar Trek: trekking trail

The Everest Kalapathar Trek itinerary spans 15 days, immersing adventurers in the stunning landscapes of the Khumbu region. At first, the journey begins with a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, where the trek officially kicks off with a descent to Phakding at 2650 meters. Continuing the ascent, trekkers make their way to the vibrant Namche Bazaar, a pivotal hub in the Khumbu region. Another day is dedicated to acclimatization in Namche Bazaar, allowing participants to adapt to the high-altitude conditions.

After that, the trek then ventures towards Tengboche at 3890 meters, home to the renowned Tengboche Monastery. The following day takes trekkers to Dingboche at 4250 meters, with a day dedicated to exploration and acclimatization. Moving on, the trek progresses to Lobuche at 4900 meters, leading to the challenging Gorakshep at 5180 meters. Finally, the pinnacle of the journey is reached on day 10, trekking from Gorakshep to Pheriche via Kalapathar, offering unparalleled views of Everest.

Further, the descent begins with a trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar, followed by a retracing of steps to Lukla. The adventure concludes with a flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu on the 13th day. Finally, the next day rest in Kathmandu and depart at the airport on the final day. Thus, this meticulously planned itinerary not only ensures a gradual acclimatization process but also allows trekkers to witness the diverse landscapes and cultural gems along the iconic Everest Base Camp trail.

Why Book Everest Kalapathar Trek from Hikeontrek?

Booking the Everest Kalapathar Trek with Hikeontrek ensures a well-rounded and unforgettable adventure in the Himalayas. Also, Hikeontrek distinguishes itself through its commitment to personalized trekking experiences, guided by seasoned experts familiar with the nuances of the Everest region. Further, with a focus on safety, comfort, and cultural immersion, Hikeontrek provides meticulously organized itineraries, efficient logistical support, and accommodations in carefully selected teahouses. The company’s dedication to responsible and sustainable tourism ensures a positive impact on local communities and the environment. Hikeontrek’s experienced guides enhance the trekking experience, offering insights into the region’s culture and ensuring a smooth journey. For those seeking a reputable and enriching Everest Kalapathar Trek, Hikeontrek stands out as a reliable choice, promising an adventure tailored to create lasting memories.

Detailed Itinenary

Day 01:Kathmandu airport to Hotel

Airport you will be transferred to your hotel room. In the afternoon we will invite you to our office for a briefing about the each day program. Today we will hand over your Sagarmatha National Park Permits and TIMS.

Day 02:Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Phakding (2650m)

Enjoy the most scenic 30-minute flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. As you reach Lukla start the Everest Base Camp Trek to Phakding via Chaurikharka and Chhuplung. Overnight at Phakding (2640m).

Day 03:Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazar

Early in the morning after having breakfast trek to the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar(3435m) via Jhorsalle. From Namche, you can see the first glance of Everest.

Day 04:Acclimatize at Namche Bazaar.

Today you may rest or hike through the villages of Khunde and Khumjung. Khumjung is the largest village in the Khumbu region. After having lunch we will hike back to Namche Bazaar.

Day 05:Trek from Namche to Tengboche (3890m)

The trail slightly goes uphill from Namche to Tengboche via Sanasa & Fungethaga. On the route, you can see the captivating vista of Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Gokyo RI, and Island Peak. The main attraction is a monastery situated at the highest altitude in the world. Overnight at teahouse.

Day 06:Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche(4250m).

The walking trail slightly goes downhill to Dinbuche and cross Imja Khola you see the waterfall. Continuing the walk we stop at Pangboche for Lunch. After walking for a few hours we will be at Pheriche. Here is the office of the Himalayan Rescue Association.

Day 07:Explore day in Dingboche

Today you will acclimatize here or Dingboche and Chukung either walk around to explore the Pheruche village

Day 08:Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4900m).

After having breakfast trek to Dingboche via Dhukla and continuing the trail goes to the terminal moraine of Khumbu glacier. On the way you can witness Ama Dablam and Thamserku. Overnight at teahouse.

Day 09:Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5180m).

Following the rocky moraine path and watching icy glacial ponds and icebergs below the Khumbu glacier, a short downhill walk after the last rocky moraine dunes brings you to Gorakshep. Gorakshep is located below Kala Pathhar (5545m) and Mt Pumori.

Day 10:Trek from Gorakshep to Pheriche via Kalapathar

Early in the morning climb Kala Patthar and enjoy the spectacular view of the sun rising. From Kala Pathar one can see Mt Everest, Mt Pumori, Lingtren, Khumbetse, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku along with many others. After climbing down have breakfast and trek to Dingboche (4400m).

Day 11:Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazar (3535m)

The first part of the trail directly goes through Rhododendron forest and pine forest to Fungethaga. The trail slightly goes uphill to Namche via Trashinga and Sanasa village. Great view of the Khumbu Himalaya from the village of Sanasa

Day 12:Trek from Namche to Lukla (2850m)

The trail steeply goes down through Rhododendron and Pine forests to Jhorsalle it will take about two hours and another 5 hours to walk to Lukla via  Monju, banker, Phakding, Ghats Khola, Chaurikharka, Chhuplung, and arrival in Lukla and overnight at Guest house.

Day 13:Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

Early morning joyful flight from Lukla to Kathmandu and transfer to your Hotel. During the day you will have rest after a long journey in the Khumbu Himalaya and in the Evening fare good dinner with Nepali Family.

Day 14:Rest Day at Kathmandu

You will relax for a day in Kathmandu. If you wish, you can take a tour of Kathmandu Valley. You can visit Thamel to buy some gifts that hold Nepalese originality and culture. You will be staying in the hotel overnight.

Day 15:Departure for your onward flight.
Your experience in Nepal has reached an end today! There is nothing to do except exchange messages with your movement partners and compose your photographs. A delegate from Hike on Trek Trekking will take you to the Airport, around 3 hours before your planned flight. On your way home, you’ll have a lot of time to design your next experience in the wonderful country “Of Nepal”.

Trip Info

1. What's Includes

  • Pick up and transfer by car from Airport-Hotel-Airport.
  • 3 nights deluxe hotel accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek 
  • Local lodges accommodation during the trek
  • Government licensed guide,plus experience porters (including their food, salary, accommodation, equipment, medicine & insurance).
  • All local transportation including flight tickets to and from Lukla
  • All necessary permits and entry fees
  • All government taxes
  • Rescue assistance
  • Our service charge

2. Doesn't Includes

  • Meals in Kathmandu.
  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa fee ($40)
  • Your travel insurance (should include your medical and rescue).
  • Any personal expenses like a hot shower and battery charges in the mountain.
  • Any kind of hot and cold drinks.
  • Staff & driver tipping.
  • Necessary equipment (sleeping bags, down jackets, etc.).


Trip Highlights


  1. Trek to the foot of breathtaking Everest, the world’s highest mountain.
  2.  Set out on challenging hikes to Kala Pattar (18,192′), and Nangkartshang Peak (16,672′). and Everest Base Camp (17,590′).
  3.  Explore Sherpa villages and the ancient Thami and Tengboche monasteries.
  4.  Visit a school established by Sir Edmund Hillary in the mountain village of Khumjung.
  5. So what are you waiting for? Call a reliable trekking agency now to arrange of best of Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary for you.

Important Info


Extra nights’ accommodation Lunch dinner breakfast in Kathmandu. In case of early arrival or late departure, early return from Trekking

(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary





Trip Map

trip map

Fixed Departures