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Kala Pattar

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All reviews base camp gorak shep stunning views everest region worth the effort ebc trek must visit place helicopter tour dream come true hard climb highest mountain early in the morning himalayan range high altitude summit nuptse sunrise
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Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

We went to Kalapatthar on Helicopter Tour took brief stop to take pictures with The Mt Everest. It was a sunny day but very cold and windy. If you Cannot trek then take the helicopter tours. This place is must visit place to see the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Early morning start for the sunrise challenges your limits but taking it slow is the key .. Make sure you carry enough water and some light food for energy. The climb gets steeper and steeper as you are about to reach the top. I would...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank TashiS16
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Kala Pathar or Black stone is @ an elevation of 14850ft above sea level. It is not on the regular itinerary but with a little extra can be reached. This is where we saw snow for the first time in Sikkim. The drive to Kala...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank shirishnv
Reviewed 15 April 2018

If staying in Gorak Shep an absolute must do is the steep but relatively short (a three hour or so round trip) climb up Kala Pattar. The path rises steeply and will test you mentally and physically. Don't push yourself too hard as the thin...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank T4232XIjohnb
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

We went here as part of the Everest Helicopter tour. We were able to land and take photos here for less than 5 minutes due to the high altitude. People who is not used to high altitude will really have a difficult time going here....More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank wandermomcc
Reviewed 5 February 2018

One the best view of mountains you get anywhere in the world. At the altitude of 5545 mts , you get 360 degree view of the mountain including the world's highest mountain . A steep climb of almost 400 mts, you reach the top ....More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Tashi S
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Do not stop halfway and say good enough, while very impressive at the halfway point, the assent to the top at 5545m reveals the extraordinary views of the Everest region and give a sample of what it would truly be to stand on the giant...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank Christian I
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We chose the coldest and the most deserted month for our EBC trek. By the time we reached Gorak Shep, we already had faced snow & dust storms. Altitude and freezing temperatures were already taking toll on our bodies. We were a group of four...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank UVsV
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

This was the only part of the Everest Base Camp trip that I found tough. I really noticed the altitude on the long walk up. But a slow pace with plenty of brief stops got me there. And it was so worth the effort. The...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank VivienAlf
Reviewed 15 November 2017

If someone says to you "Would you like to trek to Everest Base Camp & Kala Pattar" just say yes. It is all worth the long & slow trek to get to the summit. To see Everest in all her glory is pretty eye watering...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Adrian C
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Arif Z
30 December 2014|
Response from RamBasnet | Property representative |
It takes 11 night 12 days for whole trek.