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Pokalde Peak Climbing 2024/25

Price Start
USD 2550  Per Person
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Activity Level

Mountain Climbing, Trekking ?

Group Size
1-10
Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
5,545m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Destination:
Pokalde Peak
Duration:
18
Transportation:
Jeep/Flight
Trip Attraction:

Pokalde Peak, Everest Base Camp, Kala Patthar,

No of People Price
1-2 $ 2550
3-5 $ 2450
6+ $ 2300

Trip Highlights

Pokalde Peak Climbing

 

Pokalde Peak Climbing is one of the popular trekking destinations in Nepal. Moreover, It takes you toward the southwest of Mt. Everest and is the shortest and easiest peak climbing in the Everest Region. 

  • Learn the essential cultural essence and customs of Sherpas living in the region. 
  • Climb above 5,000 meters of altitude. 
  • Explore the largest and most ancient Tengboche monastery. 
  • Enjoy spectacular sights of the world’s highest peaks, including Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Nuptse, and many more. 
  • Get a chance to explore pine forests and rhododendron forests. 
  • Summit the Pokalde Peak. 

The trail to Pokalde Peak Trek

Pokalde Peak trail takes you deep inside the Everest Region, with some of the rare and beautiful sights to see. The trail starts with a trail to Everest Base Camp, as you start from Lukla. Trekking through various landscapes and witnessing the magic of Everest Base Camp.

You then also trek all the way to Kala Patthar for that extra view and then descend all the way back to Lobuche. From here you will join the trail to Pokalde Peak, passing through the Kongma La pass, you will reach to Pokalde Peak Base Camp.

Preparing for the summit push for a day, you will be summiting the peak in next few days. From there you will then descend from Tengboche to Lukla in next 3 days. From there you catch a flight back to Kathmandu ending this journey.

Trek to Pokalde Peak

You can also detour the Everest Base Camp through this trip. This package is one of the best for any trekking company. Moreover, it provides you with an economical and adventurous trek of all times.

Moreover, Trek to Pokalde Peak is an 18-day package, and we offer you quality accommodation facilities and professional guidance. You will be among welcoming people and in a homely environment.

Pokalde Peak trek is a good start for beginners aspiring to become mountaineers. Moreover, Your journey starts from the capital city, Kathmandu, where you will tour for a day to famous places After an exciting flight to Lukla, the trekking voyage commences.

On your way, you will come across many ethnic villages, rocky trails, snowy paths, Himalayan cattle, rhododendron, pine and oak forests, and breathtaking views of the Everest mountain range. You can see Pokalde Peak, 12 km southwest of Mt. Everest. 

Moreover, The best part of Pokalde Peak Climbing is that you will walk the trail to the Everest Base Camp and get a detour of the heavenly place.

Furthermore, you can see other mountains like Ama Dablam (6812 m), Makalu (8485 m), Lhotse (8516 m), Kantega (6782 m), and Cho Oyu (6160 m). Moreover, trekking with Nepal Lion Treks, you get both a wonderful experience and safety at the same time. Thus, making a unforgettable experience in these lands of the Himalayas.

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Itinerary

Your first day will begin when we greet you at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. Our team heartily welcomes you to our beautiful country. After a short introduction with our team members, we will drop you at your comfy hotel, where you’ll spend the night. 

 

 

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,400m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The next day, we will take you sightseeing in the Kathmandu Valley. We will only be able to cover the major tourist attractions sights. You will be fascinated by the historical and religious heritage sites like Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Bauddhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, and many more. 

 

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,400m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After resting for the night, you’ll have an early flight to Lukla the next day, which takes around 40 minutes to reach. Moreover, you’ll experience a beautiful sight of the mountain region of Nepal on your way. 

 

After the secure and adventurous flight, we’ll start our trek to Phakding, coming across many local villages and having stunning views of the highest peaks. Ultimately, we’ll be staying for the night in Phakding, appreciating the mountain civilizations and the exquisiteness of Nepali food. 

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,800 m (Lukla) & 2,652 m (Phakding)
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The following day, after breakfast, we’ll begin our walk to the renowned Namche Bazaar. We will start walking on a level surface and gradually enter the uphill valley, followed by a downhill. Then, we’ll trek along the trail through beautiful pine forests and the Dudh Koshi river to Monjo Village. 

Here at Monjo, after we cross the suspension Hillary bridge, which is the highest bridge trekkers pass through, we will trek uphill to Namche Bazaar.

Here, we’ll see the beautiful snowy scenery of Mt. Everest from a distance once we climb Namche Bazaar. We’ll spend the night and relax after a long tiring day.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3,440 m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This day will allow you to adapt to the altitude of the capital of the Khumbu region, Namche Bazaar. Hence, strolling in the same area in a place like Khumjung or a two-hour climb to the Everest View Hotel (3880 m) would be an effective onset to adapt your body to a higher altitude.

 

Furthermore, you can visit the Tenzing Norgay Memorial to pay your respects in the Namche bazaar. As most of you are aware, he was the first person to climb Mount Everest along with Sir Edmund Hillary on 29 May 1953.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3,440 m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This trek’s beginning is flat, with a bit uphill to Kayangjuma. Then, the descending starts from where we oversee to cross the river, and at the end of the day, we will climb for about two and half hours to Tengboche. Throughout the trek to Phungi Thanga, you will see many heavenly views on the route with several climbs and descents. 

 

Then, the same route is followed by a long, steep, and little challenging climb to Tengboche. Moreover, this territory has the largest monastery in the Khumbu region, a much-visited destination. This adventurous trek will pass the entire day, so we’ll stay overnight here.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3,800 m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

On this day, the hiking will initially start with easy descent, but we will slowly climb upwards. After climbing for a while, we will pass through a 5-7 minutes landslide zone. Next, traversing through the Imja Khola river, we’ll arrive at the Pangboche village, where you can see the remarkable sights of Mt. Ama Dablam. 

Moreover, Pangboche is the most significant Sherpas settlement in the Khumbu region. After walking for a few hours, we’ll arrive at Dingboche, where we’ll stay overnight.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
4,200 m 
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today, trekking through the snow-capped cliffs of Cholatse and Tabuchi, we will ascend steeply on the moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. During the trek, we will find commemoratives of Sherpa climbers who lost their lives climbing the beautiful peaks. 

 

Then, after a few hours of walking through the valley, we’ll reach our destination for the day, Lobuche, where we’ll stay for the night.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
4,900 m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Finally, after your hardships and dedication, you’ll come across your dream destination, the Everest Base Camp. However, foremost, you must cross the Khumbu Glacier, reaching Gorakshep. After this, the trip gets more challenging; you’ll be trekking through rocky terrains and icefalls. 

However, it will be worth it once you see the dazzling views of the mountain range from the Everest Base Camp. Afterward, we’ll descend to Gorakshep to spend the fantastic and relaxing cold night.

 

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
5,180 m (Gorakshep) & 5,364 m (EBC)
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Beginning with an early morning climb, we will reach Kala Patthar, meaning black rock in Nepali, within 2 – 3 hours of ascent. When you get here, you’ll see beautiful sceneries of the mountain habitat everyplace you peek. 

Downwards will be the view of the stunning Khumbu Glacier, while overhead will be the incredible views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Changtse, and Mt. Lhotse. Again, we’ll be staying for the night after descending our way around to Lobuche. 

 

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
5,545 m (Kala Patthar) & 4,900 m  (Lobuche)
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Now, our trail to Pokalde Peak begins on the eleventh day. This walk isn’t going to be easy; there are rocky trails and challenging climbs. We will cross the famous Kongma-La Pass (5,545 m) following the path to Pokalde Peak Base Camp.

 

When you reach the top of the pass, you will capture the most beautiful view of the mountains in the Everest region. Then, we will descend to the Pokalde Base Camp and set our camp there.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
4,400 m (PBC), 5,545 m (Kongma-La Pass)
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today, the trek will be a short distance to the High Camp. However, the trail is rougher and steeper than before, making you slow. Although the breathtaking views will take your mind off the exhaustion, you must keep walking as the trail is loose. 

 

Once you reach the high camp, you will find it more rural than the base camp since there aren’t any tea houses. We will set up a campsite and spend the night there. 

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
5,000 m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Finally, you will enhance your mountaineering skills today after a challenging climb to Pokalde Peak. Once you get on top, your hardship will pay off with a sense of achievement and great insight into the Himalayas of Nepal. 

 

Later, we will descend to Chhukung and stay for the night. You can relax and sleep soundly.

 

 

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
5,806 m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Our returning trail begins now starting from Tengboche. We will descend toward Tengboche, crossing forests and rocky paths. Once we get there, we will stay overnight. 

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3,860 m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Our next stop is Monjo Valley before reaching Lukla to board the flight. We will climb toward Monjo crossing the Dudh Koshi Valley.

Moreover, we will also come across Namche Bazaar on our way. 

 

 

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,835 m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Next, the trail then descends to Lukla, where we will reach observing the Dudh Koshi river. Then, we will pass through a dense forest, experiencing more flora and fauna and crossing several villages. Finally, we’ll celebrate our successful climb to Pokalde Peak. This day marks your victorious mountain climb along with your trekking team members.  

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,840 m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After spending the victorious night the next day, you’ll return to Kathmandu on the thirteenth day of your trek. Again, after around 40 minutes of a flight back to Kathmandu, you’ll arrive at your comfortable hotel, where you can relax for the day or take a quick nap.

 

Similarly, you can also take your time to explore the city on the last day. We’ll have a goodbye dinner at night with the whole trekking group. 

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,400m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Your 18-day trip successfully ends today. So, you’ll be returning home after a long, exhausting, and excellent trek. Today, we’ll drive you to the Tribhuwan International Airport according to your scheduled flight.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,400m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Price & Dates

What's Included

  • Pickup and drop from the Tribhuwan International Airport on a private vehicle.
  • Kathmandu one-day sightseeing with guide
  • All ground transportation cost
  • Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu plane flight cost Peak climbing permit.
  • One experienced climbing guide.
  • Two Clients One Porter for trekking Part, one extra Porter for Climbing Part
  • National Park entrance permit.
  • TeaHouses/Lodges Plus Camping combined accommodation throughout the trek – in accordance with the itinerary
  • All 3 meals throughout the trek & climb– Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • Basic first aid kits
  • All essential climbing gear and equipment
  • All required taxes and necessary paperwork by the government
  • Accident and health insurance for the staff of the expedition.
  • Staff clothing, wages, and insurance

What's Not Included

  • All International Airfares / Airport Taxes.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as bar bill, laundry bill, telephone bill, tips and etc.
  • Personal medical and travel insurance.
  • Helicopter Rescue & Evacuation - If needed.

Pokalde Peak Climbing - Facts

  • Explore the largest and most ancient Tengboche monastery. 
  • Enjoy spectacular sights of the world’s highest peaks, including Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Nuptse, and many more. 
  • Get a chance for an outstanding exploration of pine forests and rhododendron forests. 
  • Explore the important cultural identity and customs of Sherpas living in the region. 

What is the elevation of Pokalde Peak, and where is it located?

Pokalde Peak, whose alternative name is Dolma Ri, is one of the finest treks in the Khumbu region of Nepal. Settling at an elevation of 5,806 meters (19,049 feet) above sea level. It settles just the southwest of the village of Gorak Shep and the Khumbu Glacier, you’ll

What is the difficulty level of Pokalde Peak climbing, and what skills and experience are required?

Pokalde Peak Climbing is an expedition that is considered to be a moderately difficult one. With requirements such as a good level of physical fitness, endurance, and some basic technical and climbing skills. The climbers must have some prior trekking experiences at high altitudes and must be familiar with using mountaineering tools. Tools such as using ice axes, crampons, and ropes are required. With physically being strong enough to ascend steep climbs and exposed ridges.

What are the best seasons to climb Pokalde Peak, and why?

The best seasons when it comes to climbing the Pokalde Peak are the spring season (March to May) and the autumn season (September to November).

During these months, the weather is absolutely stunning, with moderate temperatures and clear blue skies, and the views are gorgeous. You get to experience miles of Himalayan ranges, with stable weather making it safe for trekking and climbing.

What are the essential items that one must carry while climbing Pokalde Peak?

Some of the essentials, that one must carry while climbing the Pokalde Peak includes:

  • Warm and waterproof clothing
  • Insulated gloves
  • Mountaineering boots
  • High altitude medication
  • ‘First aid kits
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Helmet, harness, ropes
  • Crampons, ice axes
  • Sturdy backpack with enough water

What are the acclimatization measures taken during the Pokalde Peak climbing expedition, and why are they necessary?

Climbing a high-elevation peak such as the Pokalde Peak includes several major acclimatization stops. To prevent the risk of altitude sickness, we allow you to spend a couple of days as a rest day, where you acclimatize to the high altitude. These 18 days of the trek will consist of crucial acclimatization at Namche Bazaar, to allow you the best possible conditions.

What is the cost of the Pokalde Peak climbing trip, and what does it include?

The cost of the Pokalde Peak climbing depends upon various factors, these include the duration of the trip, the number of climbers in the group, the agency chosen, the services provided, and the path taken. Moreover, with Nepal Lion Treks, on an 18 days package, that will be costing you $ 2550 USD per person. This cost includes permits, accommodation, meals, transportation, a guide, a porter, and other logistics.

What are the safety precautions that one must take while climbing Pokalde Peak?

Safety comes first during any adventure, and it is the same when climbing Pokalde Peak. The itinerary Nepal Lion Plan, is full of safety precautions, with some of the best guides and porters you can ever find. The guides and porters are equipped with basic medical needs and can handle any emergency situation.

Here are some precautions you can take:

  • Using proper gear
  • Staying hydrated
  • Having a licensed and experienced guide
  • Avoiding climbing alone
  • Keeping watch on the weather conditions.

What is the alternate trekking and climbing options in the Pokalde Peak region?

The Pokalde Peak region offers several high-value treks and climbing options for adventure enthusiasts. Some of the popular options include treks such as the Everest Base Camp Trek, the Gokyo Lakes Trek, the Island Peak climbing expedition, and the Lobuche East Peak climbing expedition. Each of these treks provides you with a unique experience and a totally different view of the Himalayas.

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Pokalde Peak Climbing 2024/25

Trip Duration 18 days
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Total Price: $

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