Amphu Lapcha Pass Trek

Amphu Lapcha Pass Trek 21 Days

$ 2800 Per Person

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Facts About Trip

Maximum Altitude:

5,845m.

Group Size:

2 to 25 Peoples

Transportation:

Flight

Accommodation:

Best available

Best season:

Spring and Autumn

Meals:

Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Tour type:

Trekking

Grade:

Hard/Adventure

Trekking Region

Barun Makalu Region

 Trip Highlights

  • Amphu Lapcha Pass Trek: This challenging trek in the Khumbu region, traversing the upper Hongu valley, requires technical climbing skills.
  • Technical Equipment: Crossing the pass demands the use of technical climbing equipment, necessitating skilled and experienced trekkers.
  • Scenic Views: Offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas, Hongu Lakes, and Panch Pokhari lakes, showcasing hearty scenery.
  • Historical Exploration: This site is for historical exploration, featuring monasteries, temples, and different lakes along the difficult trail.
  • Classic Expedition Features: Difficult trail, deviating from frequently traveled routes, leading to barren, uninhabited, snow-covered mountain passes and glaciers.

Overview

The trek to Amphu Lapcha La passes through the wilder upper Hongu valley. The crossing of the pass requires the use of technical climbing types of equipment and trekkers must be skilled in the use of this and be prepared. It holds views of the Himalayas and the hearty scenery of lakes Hongu lakes and Panch Pokhari lakes.

Amphu Lapcha Pass Trekking is one of the most challenging treks in the Khumbu region. It requires a technically enhanced and experienced trekker to complete the trail. The trek to Amphu Lapcha Pass is through upper Hongu Valley.

The trail also includes Chukkung Valley which needs technical climbing equipment and skilled trekkers to use the types of equipment. Amphu Lapcha Pass is difficult to pass because it is not only the summit of the high Himalayas but also the site for the famous historical exploration of the monastery's temples and different lakes.

The trail of the trek has the features of a classic expedition too. The trek is difficult because the trail does not follow the frequently traveled way rather it leads to the area of barren, uninhabited, snow-covered mountain passes and glaciers.

Day to Day Itinerary Expand/Collapse All

Day 1 : ๐€๐ซ๐ซ๐ข๐ฏ๐š๐ฅ ๐Š๐š๐ญ๐ก๐ฆ๐š๐ง๐๐ฎ (๐Ÿ,๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ“๐ŸŽ๐ฆ)

Arrival in Kathmandu. Our Airport Representative will meet you at the Tribhuwan International Airport. A drop to the Hotel by private tourist vehicle is arranged. You can either take a rest or meet us at our office and know the detailed arrangement of the Trek. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 2 : ๐’๐ญ๐š๐ฒ ๐ข๐ง ๐Š๐š๐ญ๐ก๐ฆ๐š๐ง๐๐ฎ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐จ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐ข๐œ๐ž๐ฌ ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐๐ฎ๐œ๐ž๐ซ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ ๐ง๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ ๐š๐ญ ๐ก๐จ๐ญ๐ž๐ฅ.

After breakfast, you will be introduced to the trek leader/guide at the hotel. This pre-trip meeting is for briefings on the trek and other necessary details. Please bring along your passport and three passport-sized photos and a copy of your travel insurance policy. You can use your free time to rest or explore around for some last-minute shopping.

Day 3 : ๐…๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐ญ๐จ ๐‹๐ฎ๐ค๐ฅ๐š (๐Ÿ,๐Ÿ–๐Ÿ”๐ŸŽ๐ฆ.) ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ญ๐ซ๐ž๐ค ๐ญ๐จ ๐œ๐ก๐ก๐ฎ๐ญ๐š๐ง๐ ๐š (๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ“๐ฆ).

We start the day with an early morning flight to Lukla via the domestic airport. It’s a scenic flight of around 35 minutes in a small airplane. After landing in the Tenzing-Hillary airport, we meet the rest of the team and get briefings on the journey further ahead. The trek to Chutanga marks the beginning of the journey. It’s a 5-6 hours walk through pine and rhododendron forests. Overnight stay in a tented camp.

Day 4 : ๐“๐ซ๐ž๐ค ๐Ÿ๐ซ๐จ๐ฆ ๐œ๐ก๐ก๐ฎ๐ญ๐š๐ง๐ ๐š ๐ญ๐จ ๐ณ๐š๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐ฐ๐š๐ฅ๐š ๐ฉ๐š๐ฌ๐ฌ (๐Ÿ’,๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐ฆ.) ๐š๐ง๐ ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ ๐ง๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ ๐ณ๐š๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐ฐ๐š๐ฅ๐š ๐›๐ฎ (๐Ÿ’,๐Ÿ”๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ’๐ฆ).

You trek steeply ascending path to cross Zatrawala Pass. From here you can enjoy the spectacular views of Numbur Himal, Kongdi Ri, Karyolang peak and many other mountains and peaks. Now you walk along the leveled trail for almost one and half hours and then the trail turns downhill and you trek through this descent path all the way to Zatrabok. This is a campsite surrounded by hills.

Day 5 : ๐“๐ซ๐ž๐ค ๐ญ๐จ ๐ค๐จ๐ญ๐ก๐ž (๐Ÿ‘,๐Ÿ–๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐ฆ.) ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ ๐ง๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ ๐š๐ญ ๐ก๐จ๐ญ๐ž๐ฅ.

The trek to Kothe is mostly downhill leading through rhododendron and juniper forests. Views of Mera, Nauleku, and other massifs keep company during the walk.

Day 6 : ๐Š๐จ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ง๐ ๐ง๐š๐ค (๐Ÿ’,๐Ÿ”๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐ฆ.) ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ ๐ง๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ ๐š๐ญ ๐ก๐จ๐ญ๐ž๐ฅ.

Passing Kharkas or grazing fields of Gondishung, we head to the small monastery beneath an overhanging rock formation. Ahead, the valley narrows as we move close to the western peak of Mera. After walking for about five hours, we reach Thangnak where we set camp for the night.
 

Day 7 : ๐€๐œ๐œ๐ฅ๐ข๐ฆ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐ณ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ ๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ง๐ ๐ง๐š๐ค ๐ญ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐ญ๐จ (๐Ÿ“,๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐ฆ). ๐š๐ง๐ ๐›๐š๐œ๐ค ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฌ๐š๐ฆ๐ž ๐ก๐จ๐ญ๐ž๐ฅ.

Acclimatization at Thangnak is essential as the gain in altitude demands some time for the body to adjust. We climb to the glacier (5000m) in the morning hours, where rear views of Mera peak are spectacular. After getting back and taking our lunch, we may as well venture to Sabai Tsho, a glacial lake. Overnight stay at Thangnak in a tented camp.

Day 8 : ๐“๐ซ๐ž๐ค ๐ญ๐จ ๐Š๐ก๐š๐ซ๐ž (๐Ÿ’,๐Ÿ—๐Ÿ–๐ŸŽ๐ฆ). ๐ฌ๐ฅ๐ž๐ž๐ฉ ๐š๐ญ ๐ก๐จ๐ญ๐ž๐ฅ.

The trek to Khare takes about 5-6 hours from Thangnak. The trail gets steep and bends along the valley to pass along the moraine of the Dig glacier to reach Dig Kharka. Spectacular views of Chapati Himal and other peaks including the Peak 35 which has not been scaled yet can be viewed. We ascend along the last section of the trail to reach the base camp at Khare where we stay overnight in a camp.

Day 9 : ๐Š๐ก๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฆ๐ž๐ซ๐š ๐ก๐ข๐ ๐ก ๐œ๐š๐ฆ๐ฉ (๐Ÿ“,๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐ฆ). ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ ๐ง๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ ๐š๐ญ ๐ญ๐ž๐ง๐ญ.

We ascent to the Mera High camp along flat trails atop the glaciers. views are outstanding from here. We set our tent camp and prepared for the next day's ascent. overnight stay in the tent camp.

Day 10 : ๐‡๐ข๐ ๐ก ๐œ๐š๐ฆ๐ฉ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฆ๐ž๐ซ๐š ๐ฉ๐ž๐š๐ค ๐ฌ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ฆ๐ข๐ญ (๐Ÿ”,๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐ฆ.) ๐š๐ง๐ ๐›๐š๐œ๐ค ๐ญ๐จ ๐ก๐ข๐ ๐ก ๐œ๐š๐ฆ๐ฉ.

We have to get up at midnight like 12:30 take tea, coffee, a light breakfast, and quickly ready to climb. at list 1 final ascent starts to climb for summit. we need to reach the top at sunrise time. as cool. it's easy to climb through the final ascent that requires an ice axe, crampon, and rope. As we climb magnificent sunrise views of Kanchenjunga, Everest, and Makalu can be viewed. The summit of the fantastic viewpoint of Everest, Lhotse, Cho-Oyu, and many other peaks is ready to go pictures. the descent back to the base camp a slow and care-full one. and we take a good rest after this.
 

Day 11 : ๐Œ๐ž๐ซ๐š ๐ก๐ข๐ ๐ก ๐œ๐š๐ฆ๐ฉ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ค๐ก๐จ๐ง๐ ๐ฆ๐š ๐๐ข๐ง๐ ๐ฆ๐š (๐Ÿ’,๐Ÿ–๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐ฆ).

The trail passes along yak pasture at great altitude today. We walk through this remote valley with incredible views of Chamling Barun Tse. The Seti Pokhari is our campsite overnight.

Day 12 : ๐’๐ž๐ญ๐ข ๐ฉ๐จ๐ค๐ก๐š๐ซ๐ข ๐ญ๐จ ๐š๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ก๐ฎ๐ฅ๐š๐ฉ๐œ๐ก๐š ๐›๐š๐ฌ๐ž ๐œ๐š๐ฆ๐ฉ (๐Ÿ“,๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ“๐ŸŽ๐ฆ).

The trek to base camp today from Seti Pokhari. it's too gradually ascent way to base camp. the day is also a challenging day because we are around higher places. we climb through the Hinku valley along this remote trail and can view the hanging glacier. today 6-7 hours trek we reach our camp overnight.
 

Day 13 : ๐€๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ก๐ฎ๐ฅ๐š๐ฉ๐œ๐ก๐š๐š ๐›๐š๐ฌ๐ž ๐œ๐š๐ฆ๐ฉ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฉ๐š๐ฌ๐ฌ (๐Ÿ“,๐Ÿ–๐Ÿ–๐ŸŽ๐ฆ). ๐๐จ๐ฐ๐ง๐ก๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐œ๐ก๐ก๐ฎ๐ค๐ฎ๐ฆ.

This morning earlier get up and take tea, coffee, any breakfast quickly ahead because today is a hard day in your this trip. we will set up to like climbing gear crampon, get-up, rope, windproof jacket, sunglasses with you. all teams have to be together to cross need to help each-other hanging by a rope. today we are passing high passes 5850 meters. we need 30-40metters ropes for today normally we have to take time 9-10hours to get to Chhukung.
 

Day 14 : ๐‘๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐š๐ญ ๐œ๐ก๐ก๐ฎ๐ค๐ฎ๐ฆ ๐จ๐ซ ๐š๐œ๐œ๐ฅ๐ข๐ฆ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐ณ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง.

After a hard day, after long days we need to rest because our body is mostly tired not fit for another trek. last day our all equipment also all wet so need to dry it. Chhukung is like a valley surrounding mountains so there is a really warm place. today would you like any more adventure there has some hill that calls Chhukung-RI you can climb there top which one bottom of. Lhotse.

Day 15 : ๐‚๐ก๐ก๐ฎ๐ค๐ฎ๐ง๐  ๐ญ๐จ ๐‹o๐›๐ฎ๐œ๐ก๐ž (๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ—๐Ÿ”๐ŸŽ๐ฆ).

we at just here where the path is ascent and descend after Chhukung to descend 1:30 minutes get Dingboche. a than Dingboche to Thukla is flat 2 hours have to lunch place at Thukla. after lunch slowly climb up to Thukla pass where all country's memorial s are there who died in the expedition time. take time to views the, photographer enjoy your time. and continue to move your steps ahead Labuche. 6-7 lodges in the Labuche. overnight stay Lobuche.

Day 16 : ๐‹๐š๐›๐ฎ๐œ๐ก๐ž ๐ญ๐ข ๐†๐จ๐ซ๐š๐ค๐ฌ๐ก๐ž๐ฉ (๐Ÿ“,๐Ÿ๐Ÿ”๐ŸŽ๐ฆ.) ๐š๐ง๐ ๐„๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐›๐š๐ฌ๐ž ๐œ๐š๐ฆ๐ฉ (๐Ÿ“,๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ–๐ŸŽ๐ฆ).

Labuche to Gorakshep is 3 hours only but this day also we start earlier is better because we have to catch up EBC. quickly get to Gorakshep and then take some soup any food so continue ahead base camp Everest base camp evaluation is 5380m. way looks gradually up all the way glacier can see Khumbu ice falls. in the spring has color full tents over their base camp. stunning science over here. all teams welly back to Gorakshep for the night.

Day 17 : ๐†๐จ๐ซ๐š๐ค๐ฌ๐ก๐ž๐ฉ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ก๐ข๐ค๐ž ๐ค๐š๐ฅ๐š๐ฉ๐š๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ซ (๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ—๐ŸŽ๐ฆ.) ๐š๐ง๐ ๐›๐š๐œ๐ค ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฉ๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐œ๐ก๐ž (๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’๐ŸŽ๐ฆ).

Finally, last day to hike today you guys its exciting day we are going to unforgettable views from Kala Patthar Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori wow really feel in touch with them like this very close to you. Kala Patthar is 5570m. higher than the sea level. only 2:30 hours walk to climb from Gorakshep amazing views from the top. To the Khumbus surrounded by all mountains. and sunrise over golden color from between Everest and Lhotse wonderful. ok back to Gorakshep descend and take breakfast and back to Pheriche overnight.

Day 18 : ๐๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐œ๐ก๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐๐š๐ฆ๐œ๐ก๐ž ๐›๐š๐ณ๐š๐ซ (๐Ÿ‘,๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ”๐ŸŽ๐ฆ).

Pheriche to Namche is a normal trek it is inside the valley, the main trekking trail you have to follow. here fully oxygen all the way junipers, alpine tree, rhododendron many kinds of trees are available. and wild animals also Thar, musk deer, mountain goat, Daphe, a wild bird many more you can see. on the way to Buddhist monastery which calls Tengboche monastery its biggest monastery of Khumbu region. after reach to Namche Bazaar you will be fresh hot shower attache bathroom available al kinds of souvenirs can get there bar, live music, special coffee, ATM, Bank, money exchange.

Day 19 : ๐๐š๐ฆ๐œ๐ก๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐‹๐ฎ๐ค๐ฅ๐š (๐Ÿ,๐Ÿ–๐Ÿ”๐ŸŽ๐ฆ).

Take the downhill trail to Lukla. Try to enjoy the mountain views as much as possible on the last leg of your trek. On reaching Lukla, you head to a local teahouse where you will stay overnight. In the evening, you celebrate the completion of your trip with the local crew. There will be singing, dancing, and endless local brew rounds with the porters, guide, and assistant guides. This is an excellent time to thank the local crew for helping you realize your Amphulapcha pass dream. Offer them tips before retiring for the night and bidding goodbye to most of them.

Day 20 : ๐„๐š๐ซ๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐ฆ๐จ๐ซ๐ง๐ข๐ง๐  ๐Ÿ๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐›๐š๐œ๐ค ๐ญ๐จ ๐Š๐š๐ญ๐ก๐ฆ๐š๐ง๐๐ฎ.

Early in the morning, we will take a flight to return back to Kathmandu. After that, we will transfer to our hotel in Kathmandu. Rest of the day to explore around Kathmandu if any remaining. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 21 : ๐ƒ๐ž๐ฉ๐š๐ซ๐ญ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ.

This day is the final day for you from Nepal after successful your destination target. today going to bye-bye all who together walked, eaten, played all think shared like family. everybody happy-go-lucky too within 20-21 days. and finally going to meet your happy family and friends. everyone shakes our hand and say bye-bye see you again.

What Is Included ?

  • Pick-up from the airport and transportation to the hotel.
  • 2-night hotel in Kathmandu in the (3-star) hotel. 
  • Domestic flight tickets (Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu) and airport departure taxes.
  • (100% Waterproof) Duffle bag to keep your personal belongings and things to be carried by the porter.
  • 3 times meal and tea/coffee during the trek.
  • Professional guide, assistant guide, and porters (size of the travel groups) during the trek.
  • Permit, TIMS, and national park entry fee.
  • All wages, and medical kits for the groups and staff.
  • Insurance for the guide and porters.
  • Appreciation Certificate after the successful trek by Unique Sherpa Trek & Expedition. 
  • Farewell dinner at Kathmandu before departure. Tea/Coffee with the meal.

What Is Excluded?

  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and also in case of early return than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Extra baggage check-in during the flight (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu) if more than 15 KG, extra, can be paid directly to the airline.
  • Tips for guide and porters.
  • Any kind of meal During Your Stay in Kathmandu (Except Farewell Dinner).
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu due to early arrival late departure, or early return from the trek.
  • Rescue, Medicine, Medical Test, Repatriation, Hospitalization Expenses for Climbs.
  • Any Internet, Hot shower, Drinking Water, Alcohol, cold Drinks, Laundry.
  • Additional costs suffered due to causes beyond our control, such as natural disasters, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, emergency evacuation, changes in government policies, strikes, and so forth.
  • Insurance for Clients
  • International flight Tickets.
  • Clothing, Packing Items or bag, personal, Medical Kits, and Personal Trekking Gear.
  • any other items, not Included in the Above (Cost Included) Section.

 

NOTE: If you return earlier from the trek due to sickness or any problem, the money you paid for the flight, hotel, mountain room, food, etc. It is not will be refundable, and you will need to bear the expenses for the hotel, food, etc. in Kathmandu yourself.

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FAQs

The Amphu Lapcha Pass Trek is a challenging high-altitude trekking route in the Everest region of Nepal, renowned for its stunning landscapes and technical mountain passes.

The trek typically takes around 18-21 days to complete, including acclimatization days and time for crossing the Amphu Lapcha Pass.

 

The Amphu Lapcha Pass sits at an altitude of approximately 5,845 meters (19,177 feet) above sea level, making it one of the highest mountain passes in Nepal.

The Amphu Lapcha Pass Trek is considered a challenging trek suitable for experienced trekkers with prior high-altitude trekking experience. It involves steep ascents, technical terrain, and glacier crossings.

Highlights of the trek include breathtaking views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and other towering peaks, as well as crossing the Amphu Lapcha Pass and visiting remote Sherpa villages.

Yes, trekkers need to obtain permits for both the Everest region and the Amphu Lapcha Pass. Permits can be arranged through registered trekking agencies in Nepal.

The best time for the trek is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is generally stable, and the skies are clear.

Yes, trekkers should have prior experience with technical climbing and glacier travel, as well as be proficient in using mountaineering equipment such as crampons, ice axes, and ropes.

Due to the technical nature of the trek and the need for specialized equipment, it is highly recommended to hire an experienced guide and support staff through a reputable trekking agency.

Essential items to pack include warm clothing, sturdy trekking boots, a sleeping bag, high-altitude trekking gear, and personal medications. A detailed packing list will be provided by your trekking agency.

Additional Information

01. Technical Challenges: The Amphu Lapcha Pass Trek involves technical challenges, including steep ascents, icy terrain, and glacier crossings. Trekkers should be prepared for the use of ropes, harnesses, and crampons under the guidance of experienced guides.

02. Acclimatization: Proper acclimatization is crucial for the safety and success of the trek, especially given the high altitude of the Amphu Lapcha Pass. Adequate rest days and gradual ascent are incorporated into the itinerary to minimize the risk of altitude sickness.

03. Camping Experience: Much of the trek involves camping in remote and rugged terrain, as teahouses and lodges are limited along the route. Trekkers should be prepared for basic camping conditions, including setting up tents and cooking meals outdoors.

04. Glacial Lakes: The trek offers stunning views of glacial lakes, including the turquoise waters of Imja Tsho and the picturesque Amphu Lapcha Lake. These pristine alpine lakes add to the scenic beauty of the trekking route.

05. Sherpa Culture: Encounter the rich Sherpa culture as you pass through traditional Sherpa villages like Chukung and Dingboche. Learn about the customs, traditions, and way of life of the local Sherpa communities along the way.

06. Alternative Routes: The Amphu Lapcha Pass Trek can be combined with other treks in the Everest region, such as the Everest Base Camp Trek or the Three Passes Trek, for a longer and more comprehensive trekking experience.

07. Weather Considerations: Weather conditions in the Everest region can be unpredictable, with rapid changes in temperature and occasional snowfall even during the trekking seasons. Trekkers should be prepared for varying weather conditions and dress accordingly.

08. Safety Measures: Trekkers should adhere to safety guidelines provided by their trekking agency and guides, including proper use of equipment, staying hydrated, and following instructions during technical sections of the trek.

09. Environmental Conservation: Practice Leave No Trace principles by minimizing waste, respecting wildlife and vegetation, and avoiding pollution of water sources. Help preserve the pristine beauty of the Himalayan environment for future generations to enjoy.

10. Physical Fitness: The trek requires a good level of physical fitness and endurance due to the demanding terrain and high altitude. Prior trekking experience and cardiovascular training are recommended to ensure a successful and enjoyable trekking experience.

Embark on the Amphu Lapcha Pass Trek fully prepared for an adventure of a lifetime, surrounded by the awe-inspiring beauty of the Everest region and the technical challenges of high-altitude trekking.

01. Spectacular Mountain Views: The trek offers breathtaking views of some of the world's highest peaks, including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Ama Dablam. The panoramic vistas from the Amphu Lapcha Pass itself are simply awe-inspiring.

02. Technical Challenge: Renowned as one of the most technically challenging treks in the Everest region, crossing the Amphu Lapcha Pass requires mountaineering skills such as rope handling, ice climbing, and glacier travel, providing an exhilarating adventure for experienced trekkers.

03. Remote and Pristine Wilderness: The trek takes you through remote and untouched wilderness areas, far from the crowds of more popular trekking routes. You'll traverse rugged landscapes, pristine alpine meadows, and remote Sherpa villages, experiencing the true essence of the Himalayas.

04. Cultural Immersion: Encounter the rich Sherpa culture as you pass through traditional villages like Chukung and Dingboche. Visit ancient monasteries, prayer flags, and chortens along the route, gaining insight into the spiritual practices of the region.

05. Glacial Lakes: The trek offers stunning views of glacial lakes, including the turquoise waters of Imja Tsho and the pristine Amphu Lapcha Lake. These shimmering alpine lakes add to the beauty and tranquility of the trekking route.

06. Exclusive Experience: Due to the technical nature of the trek and the need for specialized equipment, the Amphu Lapcha Pass Trek attracts fewer trekkers compared to more popular routes like the Everest Base Camp Trek. This exclusivity allows for a more intimate and authentic trekking experience amidst the towering peaks of the Everest region.

07. Sense of Achievement: Successfully crossing the Amphu Lapcha Pass at an altitude of over 5,800 meters is a significant accomplishment and a source of pride for trekkers. The challenging ascent and descent, combined with the stunning mountain views, create memories that will last a lifetime.

Embark on the Amphu Lapcha Pass Trek for an unforgettable journey through some of the most breathtaking landscapes and challenging terrain in the Everest region, where adventure and beauty converge in perfect harmony.

Equipments

During the trekking, you could see many trekkers wearing expensive outdoor fashion equipment but we recommend you prepare comfortable and durable equipment. Trekking equipment is essential for anyone planning outdoor adventures, whether it's a day hike or a multi-day expedition. Below is a list of names of crucial equipment.

 

Cloth of trekkers,

Down Jacket: You could take on rent in Kathmandu if you don’t have

Thermal Baselayer Set: It is your second skin; bring the best quality (2 sets)

Fleece Pullover Hoodie: keeping you warm even if moisture condenses on the inside when it rains.

Light Weight Thermal Tops: It is comfortable when you don’t use a base layer

Waterproof Jacket and paints: recommended water, rain, and snowproof (if in case of bad weather)

Hiking Shorts: At lower altitudes and under the sun, it can be comfortable

Hiking T-Shirt: For lower altitude

Hiking Pants: Lightweight quick-drying paints (no jeans please)

Gloves: It is recommended to bring two pairs, a light one and a heavyweight water/windproof

Sports Bra for Her: A good sports bra is recommended when you are hiking

Sports underwear: Quick-dry

Woolen Hat: This is handy when it’s getting cold in the evening and morning.

Sunhat: Just it protects from the Sun

Microfleece Buff: I recommend bringing two, it is useful for either low-altitude or higher-altitude

 

Footwear Gears,

Hiking Boots: Ankle support, waterproof (running shoes are not recommended)

Sandals or Running Shoes: In the mornings and in the evenings in the teahouse (running shoes or even sandals will be fine)

Hiking Socks: Good-quality hiking socks should keep your feet dry and comfortable. Bring enough socks

Inner Socks: You could wear thin inner socks to support your hiking socks.

 

Trekking gears,

Snow gaiters: in case of bad weather and snowing

Duffle Bag: Waterproof and about 70L. We recommend this only if you are going to use Porter. Green Valley Nepal Treks will provide a duffel bag if you book Nepal Trekking with us on your arrival in Kathmandu.

Rucksack with Rain Cover: If you plan to carry your stuff during the trekking, we recommend you bring a comfortable (back support) 50 to 60L rucksack with rain cover.

Daypack with Rain Cover: Whether you use a porter or not, a day pack is necessary for your trekking trip in Nepal. Recommended daypack size is 25 to 30L with rain cover.

Trekking Poles: It is optional but if you know how to use it, then it can help your knee and joints.

Sleeping Bag: Recommended at least for -20 DC, Green Valley Nepal Treks will be provided at our pre-meeting if you don’t have your own (if you book the trip with us)

Sleeping Bag Liner: If you are planning to rent a sleeping bag, it is strongly recommended to bring your liner

 

Additional Accessories for Trekkers,

Reusable Water Bottle: Reduce plastic waste using a reusable water bottle.

Trash Bags: Pack trash bags to collect and dispose of your waste properly.

Phone Charger: Carry a fully charged mobile phone with a portable charger.

Power Bank: A power bank ensures your electronic devices stay charged.

Local SIM Card: Purchase a local SIM card for better connectivity in remote areas.

Cash: Carry enough cash to cover expenses, as ATMs might be scarce on the trekking route.

Map and Compass/GPS: Ensure you have the tools to navigate safely.

Camera and Binoculars: Capture the breathtaking landscapes and spot wildlife with a camera and binoculars.

Head Torch: small torch with spare batteries

Sunglasses: Recommended UV protection to prevent headaches and snow blindness.

Toiletries: Pack biodegradable soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, and other essential toiletries.

Personal Medications: Bring any necessary prescription medications and basic over-the-counter remedies.

First Aid Kit: Your first-aid kit should include bandages, antiseptic cream, pain relievers, and any specific medications you might need.

Small Wash Towel: Light and quick-dry

Passport and Visa: Ensure your passport is valid for at least six months from entry, and obtain the necessary visa for Nepal.

Travel Insurance: Invest in comprehensive travel insurance that covers trekking at high altitudes.

Permits and Tickets: Obtain all necessary permits for the specific trekking route you plan to take.

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