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Everest Salpa trek – 19 days

Experience the full variety that the Everest region has to offer in the Everest Salpa trek.  Tropical valleys, thundering rivers, bustling markets, glacial valleys and snow clad peaks.

This trek begins with a mountain flight to Tumlingar before heading into the beautiful and remote Arun Valley in the eastern Everest region. A mountain flight is Always exciting! This area is astoundingly rich in flora and fauna, with numerous species of birds and animals that you cannot find else in the Nepal. From the fertile tropical valleys inhabited by Rai people cross the Salpa Bhanjyang pass and alpine ridges to reach the Dudh Kosi Valley. Tjis is the heartland of the Sherpa. Namche Bazaar is a colorful, bustling market with traders from surrounding villages. From Tengboche the views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Ama Dablam are sensational. Continue into the rugged mountain terrain at the base of Everest where the peaks of Nuptse (7,879m) and Lhotse (8,511m) tower above as we approach the summit of Kala Pattar (5,545). Everest Salpa trek makes you truly experience Everest region.


  • Panoramic views of Island Peak (6,189m), Lhotse, Ama Dablam and the fluted ice
  • Tumlingtar, the village of potters
  • Arun river, sandy banks and gorges
  • High passes: Salpa Pass, Surkila Pass and Pangmongpa La Pass
  • Tamang, Brahmin, Chhetri villages
  • Namche Bazaar, the trade and transit point in Everset region
  • The Dudh Koshi valley

Trip Details

Trek Grade: Easy to Moderate
Trek Code: RMT-EVR-SAL-19
Duration: 19 days
Trek Style: Tea House Trek
Best time to go: March – June / September – November


Day 01:  Fly Kathmandu – Tumlingtar Hike to Chewabesi (400m, 4 hours including the flight)
Day 02: Dangmaya (800m, 6 hours)
Day 03: Dhobhane (1800m, 6 hours)
Day 04: Salpa Phedi (3000m, 5 hours)
Day 05: Salpa Pass (3510m), Hike to Gudel (2400m, 6 hours including the pass climb)
Day 06: Surki La Pass (3100m), Hike to Gai Kharka (2450m, 5 ½ hours including the pass climb)
Day 07: Pangpongma La Pass ( 3200m), Hike to Kharte (2600m, 6 hours including the pass climb)
Day 8: Phakding (2600m, 5 hours)
Day 9: Namche Bazaar (3440m, 5 hours)
Day 10: Tengboche (3860m, 5 hours)
Day 11: Dingboche (4400m, 3 hours)
Day 12: Acclimatization day at Chukung Valley
Day 13: Lobuche (4900m, 5 hours)
Day 14: Gorakshep trek to basecamp & return Gorakshep (7,5 hrs)
Day 15: Kalapatther back to Pheriche  (7,5 hrs)
Day 16: Namche Bazaar (3440m, 5 hours)
Day 17: Phakding (2600m, 4 hours)
Day 18: Lukla (2800m, 2 ½ hours)
Day 19: Fly Lukla – Kathmandu

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