Pumori Expedition

At 7,161m high, Mt. Pumori expedition is one of the most striking, moderately difficult technical mountains on the border of Nepal-China and west of Everest Base Camp. “Pumo” implies youthful young lady or daughter and “Ri” implies mountain in Sherpa dialect. Among the 7,000m Himalayas in Nepal, Mt. Pumori is one of the shining sharp peak. Climbing Mt. Pumori you need more ideal and such technical preparation then 8,000m peaks. Due to geography, slippery slopes, steep peaks and avalanches of snowstorms, only 60-70% of expedition success rates have been recorded in recent years.

The Mt. Pumori look like a snowy pyramid in south of Kala Patthar.  The main attraction of climbing Mt. Pumori is the spectacular views of Mt. Everest, the Tibet and the Rongbuk Glacier. It is known for its growing popularity, and the availability of Everest Base Camp in Nepal while climbing. It is also used to prepare for climbing Mt. Everest.

Main features of Pumori Expedition are:

  • “Pumo” implies youthful young lady or daughter and “Ri” implies mountain in Sherpa dialect.
  • The most fascination of climbing Mt. Pumori is the marvelous sees of Mt. Everest, the Tibet and the Rongbuk Ice sheet.
  • Mt. Pumori looks like a snow-capped pyramid.
  • Both Spring and Autumn season is appropriate for climbing Mt. Pumori.

How to reach Mount Pumori?

There are two routes to reach the summit of Mt. Pumori, which is 7,616m. Both courses share the same pathbeginning with an energizing flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. And through Pak Dinh, Namche, Dingboche and Lobuche to Pumori Base Camp, which at long last comes to Gorakshep. After 2015 Earthquake, the Mt. Pumori slops and part of the summit fall down to Everest Base Camp as a heavy avalanche. It comes from the coat of arms of Pumori Ringtren. Now a days, only one is open for the expedition for safety reason.

Best time to visit Mount Pumori

Both Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November) seasons are suitable for climbing Mt. Pumori. The most fascination of climbing Mt. Pumori is the marvelous sees of Mt. Everest, the Tibet and the Rongbuk Ice sheet. 

Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour

Lhasa Everest Base Camp tour is one of the world’s exclusive products that grab the attention of more than 5 million travelers solely every year. A wonderful Everest Base Camp overland tour that begins in Lhasa and ends in Lhasa. The tour includes the historic sites of Tibetan capital Lhasa, home to some of the famous cultural heritage sites such as the Potala Palace, monasteries and temples. And then drive along the Friendship Highway to Everest Base Camp and visit the wonderful Tibetan town on the way.

Main Features of Lhasa Everest Base Camp are:

  • Visit to famous cultural heritage sites such as the Potala Palace, Monasteries and Temples
  • Hike to Everest Base Camp along the yak trail
  • World’s highest Buddhist school with monastery
  • Learn about Tibet and Tibetan Buddhism

Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour

On the way to Lhasa, drive along the Friendship Highway leading to the Friendship Bridge on the border between Nepal and Tibet. Begin your tour from Lhasa, drive through pristine high-altitude lakes, rivers, glaciers, and agricultural valleys to Base Camp, crossing a variety of high-pass filters over 5,000m. As one of Tibet’s classic overland adventure vacations, the travel route itself is one of the most interesting highlights of the trip, and you can see the world’s highest mountain Everest from the Tibetan Everest Base Camp closest to you. A drive to Base Camp will not only see Base Camp, but also many classic and historic Tibetan villages and landscapes, the famous city of Lhasa, and many Buddhist temples along the way.

A great view of Everest from Rongbuk, and hike to base camp along the yak trail. And visit the world’s highest Buddhist school with monastery. After a base camp tour, drive to the famous Buddhist city of Lhasa and pass some of the famous Buddhist monasteries with a passionate Tibetan guide who will teach you about Tibet and Tibetan Buddhism.

Tibet Travel Permit

Organizations and tour operators like us can arrange tours. A travel permit is required if you are from China and a Tibetan travel permit and a paper group visa issued by the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu are required to enter Tibet.

Travel Passport

A valid passport is required to enter Tibet. As a general rule, your passport must be valid for at least 8 months in Tibet. Passport details are required to complete the reservation. Make sure the passport details you provide are correct. It’s a good idea to bring a copy of your main passport page and other important documents.

Best Time for Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour

Tours from Lhasa to Everest Base Camp are available year round. April-November is the perfect season for an Everest Base Camp Tour. The weather is nice and warm at this time of year, but this time there is little or no rain. Everest is clearly visible. Tours are possible in the winter months such as December, January and February, but it is very cold. The temperature drops to -15 degrees Celsius.

This 8-day land tour in Tibet gives you the opportunity to experience Tibet’s lifestyle and culture and enjoy the beautiful views of Tibet.

Tibet Highlight Tour

The Tibet Highlight Tour is a complete tour of Tibet that shows Lhasa’s popular attractions and important locations around the city of Lhasa. However, the Tibetan Highlight Tour begins with an exploration of the most important monuments of the Tibetan capital. Lhasa includes tours of historic buildings such as the vibrant Barkor Square, the majestic Potala Palace, and the dreaded monasteries of Deprung, Sera Ganden and Norbulingka.

Main Features of Tibet Highlight Tour are:

  • You will have the opportunity to explore Samye Monastery, Tibet’s first monastery
  • Discover the city of Lhasa with all the attractions, including the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkor Street
  • The highlight of the tour is the Everest Base Camp on the Tibetan side

Then our tour begins to go beyond Lhasa. We explore beautifully located sacred Namtso Lake, which has a very huge religious significance in Tibet after Mansarovar Lake. We also take an opportunity to explore the first monastery in Tibet, Samye Monastery. The final part of the Tibet Highlight Tour drives across Friendship Highway to explore the Tibetan cities and the major landmarks within them.

We explore the cities like Gyantse and Shigatse via Karo La Pass, which caters to the exceedingly beautiful view of Yam Drok Tso Lake. In Gyantse, our tour takes us to 14th century Gyantse Dzong and revered Kumbum Monastery. Similarly, Shigatse prides on Tshilumpo Monastery. The final highlight of the tour is the Everest Base Camp of the Tibetan side. We will also explore the highest altitude monastery of the world, the Rongbuk Monastery while exploring Everest Base Camp.

Best Time for Tibet Highlight Tour

The best time to visit Tibet is all the year, when the summer sun melts snow and roads and high passes are available. Come in the fall for fiery leaves, or in the spring for wildflower carpets. But if you’re just going to Lhasa, don’t forget winter. It’s time for the Himalayan snow to create a magical scene and bargain prices are available.

Book Tibet Highlight Tour and make sure you will explore all the major highlights of Tibet, the country known for Mysticism and Buddhism.

Everest Expedition

Climb the Mt. Everest with Next Level Service

Mt. Everest is the final step tallest summit in the earth.  Mount Everest has got various titles, the goddess of snow and the roof of the world, the third pole. And locally known as the Sagarmatha in Nepali.

The highest peak in the world has been founded and recorded by a (British surveyor) Gorge Everest. When he discovered the altitude of this highest peak, the peak was named from British surveyor George Everest in 1856.

After the first successful attempt of Mt. Everest in 1953 AD by Nepali Sherpa Tenzing Norgay and New Zealander Edmund Hillary. Mount Everest becoming the most thrilling adventure destination for mountaineering and climbing community in the world. Since the first attempt date until today, every year, there are numbers of top extreme climbers from the world attempting this mountain with Experience Nepali Sherpa climber support.

During the climbing period, many of popular climbers, Sherpa’s and some crews member of Everest Expedition, they disappeared and lost their lives in the Everest area. Because of natural disaster, avalanches, storms, and lack of oxygen and poor physical condition.

Everest Climbing Record

Every year, there are new records recording in the Mt. Everest summit. Many people climbed without oxygen, get married on the top of Everest, 8 hours speed runner summit, and more and more. Thus, these days, it is not only a challenge but also a good opportunity to make a personal record and performance in Everest.

Mt. Everest lies between Tibet (Autonomous zone of China) and Nepal international border. Basically north face of Mt. Everest lies in Tibet and the other three faces are on the Nepal side. There are two popular climbing routes which is one from Nepal Everest Base Camp (known as south Col route) and another is Tibet Everest Base Camp (northeast route). From both of the base camps, people can participant in Climb Everest.

The most popular climbing route to Mt. Everest is from Nepal. Although, some climber choose from Tibet side because of climbing length, cost and logistic access. Because of best trekking from Lukla to Everest Base Camp along the stunning villages, trail and the Temples to get more acclimatize, almost 90 percent climber choose Nepal to climb the Mt. Everest every eyar.

By taking Nepal side climbing route, climber got great high altitude acclimatization during their hike up to Everest Base Camp from the low altitude level Lukla (2800m)

Everest climbing Route from Nepal Side

In the record, every year more climbers choose the Nepal side (South Col route to climb Mt. Everest ) The South Col climbing route is more expensive than then Northwest route. Because of permit costs by different countries, Nepal has taken more dollars then China. Climb Mt. Everest from Nepal side cost $ 11000 and $ 8000 from the Tibet side. This cost is only for a permit. Other climbing services, personal climbing equipment, Climbing Sherpa fees, and daily wages, high altitude porters cost, high altitude food, logistic services, camping gears, and rope fixing to the top of Mt. Everest Summit are an additional cost required.

There are additional costs required for extra filming, Use for satellite phones, Skies, Snowboarding, and other adventure activities. All the illegal activities, kinds of harassment, and culturally and natural activities damages are forbidden during the Climbing period of Mt. Everest. The climber is not allowed to left the trash in the climbing routes and Summit during the climbing and expedition period. Before getting the climbing permits, climber required to pay for garbage deposit to the Tourism Department of Nepal, if climber brings back all the trash from the expedition, the money is refundable.

Climbing Mt. Everest is an ultimate quest for the climbers to get summit successfully with NFH. Our experience Everest climbers, base camp, and higher camp support team, the up to date logistic service and permit processing format, you are always on safe hand.

Lobuche Peak Climbing

One of a sharp peak to climb, standing on the corner of Everest Base Camp trek and Chola pass hold the technical climbing routes of Nepal. Lobuche Peak 6,119m lies in very close proximity to Khumbu Glacier. It looms above the village named Lobuche caters to one of the best views of Mt. Everest. Climbing Peak asks for the sheer vertical snowy climb and ice skills. Climbing this peak almost treads along the entire trails of famous Everest Base Camp Trek.

Main Features of Lobuche Peak are:

  • Climb Lobuche Peak 6,119m and enjoy the breathtaking views of Mt. Everest and other Himalayas such as Lhotse, Pumori and Nuptse
  • Enjoy and explore the beauty of Sagarmatha National Park, the culture and lifestyle of the local Sherpa and visit some wonderful monasteries
  • Visit Lobuche Valley and explore the beauty of Himalayas

How to Trek Lobuche Peak

An adventurous mission to the summit of Lobuche Peak begins with Lukla, followed by a short and thrilling flight to one of Nepal’s high-altitude runways in Lukla. Following the famous Everest Base Camp trek, we trek along the Dhudh Kosi River valley. The Dhudh Kosi River Valley frequently appears in small Sherpa settlements for a break. After a few days of trekking, you’ll arrive at Namche, the vibrant Sherpa capital, Khumbu. After resting in Namche to get used to the highlands, our adventure continues towards our destination.

We cross several traditional villages of Khumbu like Tengboche, Pyangboche, and Pheriche, and finally, arrive in Lobuche. Lobuche is the summer settlement of Sherpa people as well as the Base Camp located at 4,950m to summit Lobuche Peak. Hiking over a small lake of Tsho La Tso, which lies under the southwest face of Lobuche Peak at 5,000m altitude, we set up the High Camp above. We begin the technical part of climbing to the summit on a clear weather window morning. The final effort to the summit has the hurdles like steep rocky climb, which also demands maximum ice skills.

Stunning views of the towering Himalayan peaks of the Khumbu region, such as Cholatse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Kumbu Himal, Mt. Everest and Tawache, stand out from the top of Lobuche.

Best time to Climb Lobuche Peak

Spring and Autumn season is best time to climb mountains in Nepal. In this season, the snow level is getting lower and comparatively the weather seems to be stable. The Autumn Season is the best season for visiting Lobuche Peak. The weather and temperature are the best at this time of the year. It’s neither too hot nor too cold. In addition, the sky is clear and offers spectacular views of the surroundings. Spring Season is one of the swarmed seasons of the year. The ways are filled with travelers from all around the world. Usually the season when the excellence of nature is at its best. However, people climbing this Lobuche Peak all season off the year due to the low season cost for peak climbing permit.

Lobuche Peak Climbing

Everest Base Camp Trek

The Everest Base Camp Trek, which departs from Sherpa-land in Solukhumbu, Nepal, is one of the most challenging and beautiful hikes in the Himalaya. The approximately 100-mile Himalayan trail, which is well-liked by novices, backpackers, and experienced hikers, climbs, crosses mountains, and descends the Khumbu Himalayas while traversing Namche bazaar, alongside glacial rivers, and among Buddhist meadows.

For every trekker, the Everest Base Camp Trek is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The trip to Mount Everest is a Grade 3-level tough connection from Kathmandu by a short, straightforward flight to Lukla’s Tenzing Hillary airport. The flight itself is an exhilarating trip that everyone should have before they pass away.

The route to Mt. Everest Base Camp passes via the Dudhkoshi river valley’s bank and frequently passes through Namche village, Tengboche monastery (3,867 m), and Pangboche village, among other traditional Sherpa settlements. Before ascending the glacial trail to the elevated base camp of the majestic Everest and vantage point for Everest views, Kalapattar, our well planned trip to the Mt. Everest Base Camp allows for sufficient acclimatization at various locations. The highest place to view Mount Everest’s glory is Kalapattar, which is located at an elevation of 5545 meters. Everest Base Camp is located at an elevation of 5357 meters. The Everest Base Camp tour then descends to Lukla before taking a flight to Kathmandu.

Nowadays, the Everest Trek is conducted in tea houses, which adds a sense of cultural etiquette to this energizing excursion. Our tour guides for this challenging trekking trip in Nepal are locals from the Khumbu valley. They have a wealth of knowledge, are polite, and have a knack for hospitality across cultures. Along with these favorable qualities of our guides, Nepal Footprints Holiday enjoys solid partnerships with the regional inns and guest homes in the Khumbu region (4,900m).

Main Features of Everest Base Camp Trek are:

  • EBC (5,364m), the highest mountain base camp in the world
  • You have the opportunity to learn more about Sherpa people, their traditional culture, and their way of life
  • Only Namche Bazaar, a village in Nepal’s Khumbu region, serves as the entrance to Everest Base Camp
  • Trekking to Kala Patthar (5,644m) for a panoramic view of the sunrise over the mountains of the Everest region
  • Amazing views of the mountains, Lake GOKYO, glaciers, and the Everest area from the sky
  • Explore Sagarmatha National Park
  • The breathtaking vistas of 8,848.68m/29,029 ft., the highest mountain in the world
  • A wide variety of plants and animals
  • Visit to Tengboche’s ancient monastery (12,687 feet/3,867 meters)
  • Khumbu Glacier, the highest glacier on Earth (4,900 m)

Everest Base Camp Route

A return trip from Lukla marks the completion of the typical 14–16-day journey from Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp. The paths and your walking endurance will determine how far you can travel to reach the Himalayas. We can provide an another route to Lukla for those who wish to trek for longer and take more time. From Kathmandu, you can take a ride to Jiri-Bhandara or trek to Lukla from Phaplu-Kharikhola. Adding five extra days to your journey for trekking through Jiri will give you memories you’ll cherish forever. Your personalized tour to EBC will be tailored by NFH to meet your needs.

Everest Base Camp Difficulty

The most challenging aspect of the Everest Base Camp trekking is its altitude. It starts with an altitude of 2,860m (Lukla) and continues all the way to the altitude of 5,364 m. on the south side of Mt. Everest. At 5,644m Kalapatthar, you will rejoice the most spectacular panoramic view of the Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, and Amadablam.

Hiking to EBC is extra mile challenge and ultimate experience of thin air, glacier and high altitude. You need to prepare well. We recommend you walk at least 6-7 hours a day for a couple of weeks before embarking the journey. Our experienced guide will assist you to maintain a steady pace and your safekeeping throughout this exhilarating journey. We like to assure you that you will enjoy this trip, and join us on other adventures that we offer.

Best time to Trek Everest Base Camp

September-May is the perfect time for trekking on Mount Everest base camp in Nepal. December-February is the winter season, the trekking routes are snowy and cold, and the tourist season slows the flow to Kala Patthar. You can explore Sagarmatha National Park at Everest Base Camp. However, people participate all year round based on their personal interests.

Cost of Everest Base Camp

There are many factors that affect the cost of Everest Base Camp trekking. Here are some important factors:

  • Trekking time
  • Everest Base Camp Hotel
  • Lukla flight
  • Trekking Type: Whether to hire a guide, porter, or an all-inclusive trekking package

However, the standard 16-day cost from Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp is  US $1350 per person.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter (Optional Tour)

EBC tour by helicopter from Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp or one-way tour to MT. Everest Base camp followed by a Helicopter ride to Kathmandu is another alternative trip to Mt. Everest. If you like to explore your option we will be more than happy to plan.

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