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Salpa High Passes and Everest Trek

The highest trekking peak in Nepal and views of four of the world’s five highest mountains with Salpa pass, This "backdoor" to Everest from Tumlingtar to Lukla takes at least seven days.

Salpa High pases TrekkingSalpa High Passes and Everest trek is superb trek takes us away from the more frequented trails, begins with a mountain views flight, take us always exciting to Tumlingar before heading into the beautiful and remote Arun Valley in the eastern Everest region. An area astoundingly rich in flora and fauna, with numerous species of birds and animals found no where else in the country. From the fertile tropical valleys inhabited by Rai peoples cross the Salpa Bhanjyang pass and alpine ridges to reach the Dudh Kosi Valley, home land of Sherpa people. 

 

Salpa Pass TrekkingThis trip is more convenient to do trekking in the season spring (March to May) and autumn (September to December). Beginners or inexperienced climbers can take this trek, but this trek requires one to be moderately fit. Considering the snow conditions over Salpa Pass, the trek is advisable even during winter (January & February) and the monsoon season (July & August).

 

Trekking Itinerary: A

  • Hotels/Lodge
  • 12 Days Trek
  • Grade: Moderate plus
  • Food: Included except main meals in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation: 3 Nights Kathmandu & 11 Nights Lodges
  • Best Season: Winter, Spring & Autumn

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfers to Hotel.
Day 02: Ktm. to Tumlingtar by flight & trek to Kartike Ghat (457m.).
Day 03: Kartike – Gothey (1128m.)
Day 04: Gothey – Phedi.
Day 05: Phedi – Gurase.
Day 06: Gurase – Sanam (2750m.)
Day 07: Sanam – Bung (1710m.)         
Day 08: Bung – Gaikharka.
Day 09: Gaikharka – Vasme.
Day 10: Vasme – Pangum (2850m.)
Day 11: Pagum – Painya (2730m.)
Day 12: Painya – Lukla (2866m.) then transfer to Hotel.
Day 13: Lukla – Kathmandu by flight then transfer to Hotel.
Day 14: Kathmandu Free.
Day 15: Last minute, transfers to airport for your onward journey.

 

Optional – Trekking Itinerary: B

  • Hotels/Lodge
  • 10 Days Trek
  • Grade: Moderate plus
  • Food: Included except main meals in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation: 3 Nights Kathmandu & 9 Nights Lodges
  • Best Season: Winter, Spring & Autumn

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff & transfers to Hotel.
Day 02: Ktm. – Lukla 2866m. by flight then trek to Puiyan-2730m.
Day 03: Puiyan – Pangum (2850m.)
Day 04: Pangum – Najing 2650m.-Splendid views of Mera Peak from pangum pass.
Day 05: Najing – Bung (1710m.)
Day 06: Bung – Sonam (2750m.)
Day 07: Sonam – Phedi (1676m.) (Mt.  views from Sonam 3414m.)
Day 08: Phedi – Gothe Bazar (1128m.)
Day 09: Gothe Bazar – Kattike Ghat (457m.)
Day 10: Kattike Ghat – Tumlingtar and overnight at tea-house.
Day 11: Tumlingtar – Kathmandu by flight then transfer to Hotel.
Day 12: Kathmandu Free.
Day 13: Last minute, transfer to airport for your onward journey.

 

Trekking Cost: USD    Per Person.

Tea-house Lodge Trek Cost Includes:

  • All land transportation by Car, Van, Hiace or, tourist Bus. (Airport/Hotel/Airport & trekking pick up & drop).
  • 3 Night’s hotel accommodation in Kathmandu at Bed & Breakfast basis.
  • 3 Major meals; B/L/D (by Lodge menu) and accommodation at best available teahouse lodge during the trek en-route.
  • 1 professional English speaking trekking guide, necessary Sherpa & Porter.
  • Life insurance for all support crews and their daily wages.
  • Per member 10 Kg. luggage allow while in the trekking
  • Special Trekking Permit, Khumbu area entrance permit, Makalu Barun and Sagarmatha National Park entrance fees.
  • Air Ticket: KTM/Tumlingtar/Lukla/KTM with airport tax. Itinerary A
  • Air Ticket: KTM/Lukla/Tumlingtar/KTM with airport tax. Itinerary B
  • Medical Kit Box for Nepali support crews.
  • All official taxes and service charge.

 

The Cost Doesn’t Include:

  • Personal transportation except above programs.
  • Major meals lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Personal trekking gears as well as sleeping bags.
  • Personal Nature expenses.
  • Emergency evacuation (If incase).
  • Drinks except tea and coffee.
  • Airfare: to & from your country.
  • Nepal entry, re-entry visa fees.
  • International airport departure taxes.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Tips for trekking crews.

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