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Kongma La Passes Trekking

Kongma La Passes Trekking in everest World's popular high pass trekking trail is known as Kongma La pass trekking, lies in Everest Region area. It is world’s glorious and highest mountain of Mount Everest. It takes you the heart of mountain and the closest to the Everest Mountain, where you can feel also a piece of heaven on Earth. Kongma La pass offers to see you as far magnificient view of snow capped mountain. The trail takes you to the himalayas, where you can get the most exerience moment in your life. Famous Sherpa homeland of Khumbu, the great valley below Mount Everest,The trek offers to see you an experience of natural beauty, geological magnificence and profound cross-cultural discovery. It takes 30 minute a scenic mountain flight to Lukla.You need walking to continue slowly to Gorakshep. To explore Everest base camp ,glaciers,icefall and Kala Pattar. You can enjoy the view from Kala Pattar then return Lobuche. Oh, today you are going cross Kongma La pass so you have to start early in the morning and take a pack lunch if you are planning this trek on teahouse basis because Loluche to Chhukung there is no teahouse facilities and it is quite long day walk. After Chhukung few days trek though Tengboche, Namche then you reach Lukla to catch morning flight to Kathmandu.


Trip Facts


Trip duration - 17 days

Trek Duration - 13 days

Max. Altitude - 5,545 m

Group Size - Min-1

Trekking From – Lukla

Trekking End – Lukla

Grade – Hard

Transportation – Flight

Type – Teahouse

Culture – Buddhist religion.

Himalayan Sights – Spectacular views of the World’s Highest Mountain of Mount Everest ,Makalu, Ama Dablam.

Attraction of the trek – Kongma La Pass in Everest area.

Activity – Trekking and Cultural excursion

Highlights of trip -Khumbu’s landscape, glaciers and ice fall views from Everest base camp.


Detail Itinerary of Kongma La Passes Trekking In Everest

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m.)
You will be received by our representatives and will be transferred to hotel. After checking into our rooms, stay Overnight in hotel Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour.
Half day Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour of three places: Kathmandu: Swayambu Nath Stupa, famous hindu Temple of Pashupatinath and buddhist pilgrims of Bouddhanath Stupa , Overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla.
Transfer to the airport for the mountain flight to Lukla. We will fly to Tenzing and Hillary Airport in Lukla (2804 meters) from Kathmandu, trek to Phakding (2610 meters) on the Dudh Kosi River . Lukla, the trail descends 1,500 feet down to the Dudh Kosi river for further trek to Phakding village.

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazar.
Pakding to Namche Bazaar 3440 mtrs ,We enter the park at Jorsalle, cross the Bhote Kosi river and then climb steeply to Namche Bazaar. Namche is the main trading center for the Khumbu. Continue along the trail and begin the steep climbing up the “Namche Hill” to the Sherpa market town of Namche Bazaar. As we climb the steep hillside, we catch our first glimpse of Everest and the snowcapped panorama of Himalayan giants to come.

Day 05: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar.

We take a rest day in Namche Bazaar for acclimatization. There are a number of local excursions that we might enjoy. We can hike up above Namche to the Sagarmatha National Park Visitor’s Center and Museum, where there are terrific views of the Everest region and numerous educational displays on the culture, geography, geology, climatology, and wildlife within the park and the Khumbu. It is also possible to make a 2-2½ hour hike up to Syangboche and the Everest View Hotel.

Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche.
We will get our breakfast in the lodge and then start our trek further to Tengboche. Tengboche is a popular place in Everest Region. In Tengboche there is a traditional Buddhist Monastery where lots of visitors come for traditional yoga and meditations. From Tengboche we can see very nice views of Himalayan Mountains. From Tengboche we can see Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Mount Nuptse, Mount Ama dablam etc. This is one of the best places to stay in overall.
From Tengboche we trek further to the Sherpa village Phortse. Phortse is a beautiful village in everest region. It takes about 5 to 6 hours then overnight at camp or lodge

Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche.
Dingboche is gateway to Island Peak climbers. Island Peak is one of the very popular trekking peaks in Nepal. Dingboche is a valley situated below hills from all sides.

Day 08: Rest day at Dingboche.

Today is rest day in and around Dingboche. A peaceful day of acclimatization, reading and relaxing in the warmth of the midday sun, replaced in the afternoon by the comfort of the Lodge lounge and its wood-burning stove.

Day 09: Dingboche to Lobuche.

We set off early and make our way across the highest yak grazing pastures in the Valley to our lunch stop at Dugla, at the foot of the Khumbu Glacier. The scenery is simply stunning; we are surrounded by some of the most impressive summits in the world, including Cholatse, Taboche Peak and the twin Lobuche Peaks. We walk upto Lobuche (4,910m.) and overnight.

Day 10: Lobuche to Gorakshep.
We will get our breakfast and then start our trek further to Kalapathar. This trek is one of the very strenuous yet rewarding days of the trek. Most of this day, we spend climbing mount kala pattar, a small peak of 5,555 meters. The ascent is demanding but the climbers get the most magnificent mountain panorama of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Pumori, Lhotse and others. Overnight at lodge.

Day 11: Gorak Shep to KalaPattar. And get back to Lobuche.
Trek to KalaPattar (5545m) return Lobuche (4910m)

Day 12: Lobuche to Chhukhung.
Lobuche trek Cross Kongma La (5535m) to Chhukhung

Day 13: Chhukhung to Dingboche.
Chhukhung trek to Dingboche (4410m)

Day 14: Dingboche to Namche Bazaar (3440m) .
Continue trekking down to Orsho, then on through Lower Pangboche and down to Deboche, reaching our lodge at Tengboche in the afternoon. From Tengboche the trail drops sharply down to the Dudh Koshi River and the village of Phunki, where we cross the river, and up toward Namche Bazaar, winding high above the river with views north towards mount Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse.

Day 15: Namche bazaar to Lukla.

A reasonably long day as we head back to our start point in the Everest Valley. We relax in the extremely comfortable Himalaya Lodge or camp.

Day 16: Lukla to Kathmandu.
This morning we will be transferred to Lukla Airport for our morning flight back to Kathmandu. During flight to Kathmandu we can see the close up views of the Himalayas. We land in Kathmandu and transfer to the Hotel.

Day 17: Final Departure from Kathamndu.
Lukla Flight to Kathmandu (1350m) Transfer to Hotel.

The above itinerary is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. Kongma La pass trekking in Everest area can be modified according to your time and requirements.


Cost Include

  • Airport pick up and Drop by private car/van/bus.
  • Two nights standard accommodation in Kathmandu (on the arrival day and after the trekking).
  • Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
  • All necessary paper works and conservation entry permits.
  • Ground transportation from Kathmandu – Dhunche
  • Ground transportation from Dhunche – Kathmandu.
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All government taxes.

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos.
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • Food while you are in Kathmandu .
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks.
  • Sweet things like chocolate.
  • Tips for the guide and porter.
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