Overview Trexmount Ventures welcomes you to join in our remarkable and fascinating adventure to Mt. Pumori Expeditions and a visit to Everest Base Camp & Kalapathar to experience an adventure of a lifetime, within World Heritage Sites “Sagarmatha National Park” which covers Mt. Sagarmatha (Everest), and several other well-known peaks such as Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho Oyo, Pumori, Ama Dablam, Thermasarkhu, Kwangde, Khangtiaga, and Gyachung Kang. The park was added to the list of World Heritage Sites in 1979. Mt. Pumori Expedition and trek to Everest Base Camp & Kalapathar offers to breathe taking views of worlds high mountains of Everest (8,848m / 29, 029ft) Lhotse (8,516 m-27,940 ft), Nuptse (7,855m-25,771ft) Lho – La or Khumbutse peak (6,036 m – 19,803ft) Lingtren (6,749 m / 22,142 ft) Changtse ( 7,583 m / 24,879 ft) Pumori (7,161 m / 23,494 ft) Amadablam ( 6,812 m / 22,349 ft) Kangtenga (6,782 m / 22,250ft) Tharmarserku ( 6,623 m / 21,729 ft) Kwangde (6,011 m /19,721 ft) Kusum Khanguru (6,373 m /20,909ft) holy peak of Khumbi-la (5,761 m / 18,900ft) and as far world’s 5th highest Mt. Makalu (8,463 m / 27, 766 ft) with trekking peaks Island Peak / Imjatse (6,160 m / 20,210ft) Lobuje Peak (6,119 m / 20,075ft) Pokhalde ( 5,806 m / 19,049 ft) and many other adjoin smaller unnamed peaks. Mt. Pumori at 7,161 m /23,494 ft, located around the upper Khumbu area of the Sagarmatha zone at 28 00 53 Latitude and 86 49 41 Longitude which straddles the northern border and barrier between Nepal / Tibet.Mt. Pumori is clearly visible from the Tibet side also on route Rongbuk and North Face of Everest. The southern face of Nepal, lies on north mid-east Himalayan range close to Mt. Everest, trek to reach Pumori base camp is on the same route to Everest base camp on the popular and highly trekked trail, a little further from Gorakshep route diverts from the main trail to Everest base camp, as the walk leads above boulders, rocks, and moraine at Pumori base camp, this mountain lies close to the famous and popular viewpoints from Kalapathar top at 5,545 meters, which is above Gorakshep. The climb requires a minimum of a week duration from the base camp, interesting to know from the past history of the mid-1990s, the late famed Sungdari Sherpa and his Sherpa colleague climbed this mountain, in less than 8 hours, the fastest record so far. Mt. Pumori base camp from this normal route is based at the foot of near Kalapatthar and on the small glacial pond on the rocky moraine part of Khumbu glacier. Our Climbing route from South East to reach the summit, the Southern Face of Pumori, with more ice and rocks in some sections of the climb, Mt. Pumori is covered in a thick blanket of snow from the base to the summit, the South Face of Mt. Pumori from Gorakshep and Kalapatthar looks as dome-shaped. The climb is done after a complete rest day and acclimatization with a visit to Everest base camp and the viewpoint of Kalapathar which helps to plan this climb. This wonderful adventure Mt. Pumori Expeditions with Trexmount Ventures starts with a sweeping short scenic flight to Lukla at 2,820 meters high, the gateway to Upper Khumbu and the Everest area, where all trek and mountaineering and climb around Everest begins and concludes at Lukla, a popular place with a unique airstrip in whole Himalaya. From Lukla walk follows the Dudh Kosi River all the way to its source higher up, passing nice neat villages of Choplung, Ghat, and Phakding and heading higher through the cool shade of forest lined with tall rhododendron, pines, firs, and oak trees overlooking views of snow-capped mountains. After a good walk reaching Monjo village and Sagarmatha National Park entrance where all TIMS / Park and climbing permits are checked and recorded of all foreign trekkers, from here cross a few bridges and leaving the last village of Jorsalle walking on the river bed and then a climb for few hours with superb views of peaks along the walk and then reaching the famous Namche Bazaar where the colorful houses serving as hotels and lodge are in U and amphitheater shape. At Namche which is a famous large village, and popular among trekkers as it is located on the trail coming from both ways, Namche Bazaar holds a busy Saturday market every week, the only place here with ATM, Banks, Post Office, Cyber, with numerous shops, delightful restaurants and bakeries. After two nights here with an acclimatization day, a walk leads higher to another scenic place at Tengboche Monastery in the midst of a forest setting with awesome views of snow-capped peaks including Mt. Everest and the majestic Amadablam, here with time to visit this interesting wonderful looking monastery, after Tengboche leaving the tree lines and lush vegetation for arid and barren terrain heading towards beautiful Imjatse valley with great views along the way, walk leads higher up to Gorakshep after Lobuche. From Gorakshep at 5,180 m-16,995 ft where the actual route to Everest Base Camp and to Kalapathar starts and ends, located beneath towering Mt. Pumori and Kalapathar rocky hill, which was an early Everest base camp till the 1970s. After a nice rest head towards our main destination of this trip to Pumori base camp after a visit to Everest base camp, walk on rocky moraines and ice to reach beneath the giant Pumori at a mere distance from Mt. Everest base camp with amazing views of surrounding high mountains Lhotse, Nuptse, Lho-la, Lingtrin, Pumori and the tumbling long Khumbu Ice Fall which lies close to base camp. From here with a great experience of mountaineering and climb of Mt. Pumori and feeling high, return back to Gorakshep and on the same route all the way to Lukla for the scenic flight back to Kathmandu in the hustle and bustle of city life, after a wonderful and remarkable adventure with great service of Treksa Holidays with its friendly staff and guides.