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An extremely tough hike up but the views are incredible

If staying in Gorak Shep an absolute must do is the steep but relatively short (a three hour or so... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
John B
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Toronto, Canada
Very quick visit

We went here as part of the Everest Helicopter tour. We were able to land and take photos here for... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
wandermomcc
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Muntinlupa, Philippines
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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

1  Thank John B
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

1  Thank VivienAlf
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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

1  Thank Adrian C
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Climbed to summit of Kala Patthar with friends last week from Gorak Shep. Quite strenuous even for a fit kiwi but worth the effort. All about preparation and Diamox. Started Diamox at 4,000m half a tab a day. Views from KP stunning up Khumbu Glacier...More

Thank Brian S
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

The climb up Kala Patthar seems to put many off. It does become progressively more steep, with scree at some areas and some rock clambering at others. It took us about three hours going at a reasonable pace, but it needn’t be rushed as long...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

i flown here by helicopter with my parents then we are here top of the worlds. the view from top is amazing. having good breakfast. nice experience. we do puja also here to LORD SHIVA. thank you... the wind the vivbility is good. even on...More

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Arif Z
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