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Mera Peak and Island Peak Climbing | Amphu laptsa Pass Trek

Amphu laptsa Pass Trek

Fact of the Trip:

Region: Everest

Activities: Trekking Peak Climbing

Accommodation: Lodge and Tent Camp.

Access: Lukla 

Transportation: By Flight to Lukla

Best Season: Autumn and Spring.

Maximum Altitude: 6476 m

Duration: 26 days

Trip Grade: Strenuous Plus

  • Overview
  • Itinerary 
  • Cost Info

Trip Highlights

  • Break out from Kathmandu to Lukla(40-45 mins) by air flight.
  • These peaks are the precedent of natural purity and natural peril.
  • Everest,Lhotse,Kanchenjunga,Makalu and Cho Oyu above 8000 m can be watch and ward.
  • A bit of Technic of climbing and spunky mountaineers can hold the triumph.
  • Challenging peak climbing so relevant for adventurous seekers.
  • Most essential gears and using knowledge is predominant.
  • Sherpa guide who is accustomed with every nooks and carnies will handle the routes.
  • March-May and September- December is far more well-suited months to start.

Mera peak and Island peak climbing via Amphu laptsa is a most challenging pass climbing and trekking through the tranquil and untouched route to the Makalu trek region. On the altitude of 6135m at Sherpani col which is the remote and less crowed tourist area of Makalu region. It is suitable for those who seek the adventurous and challenging trekking trail in the tranquil and undamaged Himalayan region. It gives the experience of crossing high pass which requires the knowledge of climbing for how to fix rope, use of hammer, ice-shock and crampon, setting the climbing equipment, knowledge of safety and strong physical fitness. In this trek you see the excellent view of the Mt. Makalu (8463m.), Mt Everest (8848m.), Mt. Lhotse 8416m, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Nuptse, Baruntse and Kanchenjunga etc. This trekking region is protected by Makalu Barun National Park. In this trek, trekkers can explore the varieties of flora and fauna, culture of the ethnic people.

The Sherpani col Amphu laptsa Pass Trek difficult trekking trail which takes trekkers through the Nepal’s most difficult cliff passes like -Sherpani Col, West Col and Amphu Lapcha La Pass. This trek begins Lukla. Here you also find the rare bird Spiny Babler which is only found in Nepal. During the trek you can encounter the rare red panda, musk deer, ghoral, Himalayan Tahr and leopard in the Makalu Barun National Park. This trekking gives the lifetime memory to the trekkers. During the winter season this region receives heavy snow fall and there is the risk of avalanche. So the best time to go for the Sherpani col Amphu laptsa Pass Trek is from March to May and September to December.

Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu. Welcome with bunch of flower assistance at the Airport and meet with our staff (One of our company staff will be waiting you at the Airport with display your name ".................." which is print on our company white board and pick up by our private car and than 20 minutes drive to the Hotel. After few minutes rest in hotel, Visit in our office and have hot/cold drinks (Tea/Coffee) waiting to serve and have join together, One of our staff will brief you regarding the trip and introduction with your trekking guide. O/N at hotel.

Day 02: Full day (6 hrs) guided sightseeing in Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and Patan Durbar Square. Overnight in Hotel. (B)

Day 03: 40 minutes Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,715m) and overnight Lodge. (B.L.D)

Day 04: Commence trek to Chutok- (2800m) (5-6 hr).(B.L.D)

Day 05: Trek to Pangkongma - (2950m) (5-6 hr). (B.L.D)

Day 06: Trek to Kurke - (3800m) (5-6 hr). (B.L.D)

Day 07: Trek to Thuli Kharka- (4160m) (2-3 hr) and acclimatization day. (B.L.D)

Day 08: Trek to Kothe, (3691m) Lodge (B.L.D)

Day 09: Trek to Thagnak, (4358m) Lodge (B.L.D)

Day 10: Trek to Khare, (5099m) Lodge (B.L.D)

Day 11: Rest day for acclimatization (Lodge) (B.L.D)

Day 12: Trek to Mera La (5399m) to High Camp (5800m) Tent Camp (B.L.D)

Day 13: High Camp to Summit MERA PEAK (6461m) and returned to High Camp (Tent Camp) (B.L.D)

Day 14: Trek to Panch Pokhari, (5863m) Tent Camp (B.L.D)

Day 15: Trek to Seto Pokhari, Tent Camp (B.L.D)

Day 16: Trek to Golo Pokhari (Hongu Pokhari) (5950m) Cross Amphu laptsa pass trek to Amphu laptsa Phedi (5260m) Tent Camp (B.L.D)

Day 17: Trek to Island Peak Base Camp Tent Camp (B.L.D)

Day 18: Trek to Island Peak High Camp Tent Camp (B.L.D)

Day 19: Acclimatization day incase of due to bad weather. Overnight Tent Camp. (B,L,D)

Day 20: Summit the Island Peak (6,189m / 21,210 ft). Return back to Base Camp. Overnight Tent Camp. (B,L,D)

Day 21: Trek Island Peak Base Camp to Dingboche (4,410m) (5 hrs). Overnight Lodge. (B,L,D)

Day 22: Trek Dingboche to Tengboche (3,860m) (4 hrs). Overnight Lodge. (B,L,D)

Day 23: Trek Tengboche to Namche (3,440m) (3 hrs). Overnight Lodge. (B,L,D)

Day 24: Trek Namche to Lukla (2,840m) (5-6 hrs). Overnight Lodge. (B,L,D)

Day 25: Flight from Lukla (2,840m) - Kathmandu (1,310m). Hotel Overnight and rest of the time for shopping. Join us for the farewell dinner at Nepali typical restaurant in the evening at 07:00 PM with culture program. (B, D)

Day 26: Onward departure to your destination by our private vehicle. 3 hrs before you have to be airport (B)

Cost includes:

  •     International/Domestic Airport pick up and drop off by our private vehicle
  •     Kathmandu hotels on twin sharing room including breakfast
  •     3-meals per day prepared by our experienced cook.
  •     Camping gear (two-person tents, foam mattress, kitchen tent, dining tent and toilet tent).
  •     Supporting field staff including professional trekking guide, cook, kitchen boy, porters or pack animals as well as their necessary insurance, meals and allowances.
  •     Domestic airfare (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu) including airport tax.
  •     Sagarmatha National Park entrance permit fees.
  •     Mera Peak and Island Peak Climbing permit and Sherpa climbing guide fees

Cost excludes:

  •  Nepal entry visa fees
  •  Kathmandu hotel Lunch and Dinner (L ,D)
  •  Personal equipment sleeping bag, Down jacket, waterproof jacket, kit bag etc. (you can rent them in Kathmandu at a cost of US$ 1 per item for day)
  •  Equipment allowance (Legally each expedition must provide an equipment allowance for all Sherpa guides and porters. This allowance is necessary for brand new equipment (sleeping bag, shoes, crampons, down jacket, raincoat etc.). Because this expedition is not a high altitude expedition we will negotiate with the guides and porters to obtain an acceptable agreement for this allowance. Nevertheless the contribution of each participant will be around US$ 170.00
  •  Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
  •  Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water), tips etc.

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