Hungu Valley Amphu Lapcha Pass Trekking -22 Days is a newly insinuated trekking trail,which requires tentatively 35 minutes of flight from Kathmandu(1400m) to Phaplu (2413m) en route to Mahakulung that includes the visit to Salpa Lake and Silichho Peak ascend which thereafter traces to Khongmadingma Valley that takes us to Amphu Lapcha, then the trail develops ahead and ends at Lukla. Himalayan Wild Treks Pvt. Ltd offers the most reasonable cost, latest updated map and clients oriented flexible itinerary for Hunu Valley Amphu Lapcha Treks.
The trail that goes parallel with Hungu River from Phaplu (2413m), from where it advances via Chyalsa (2561m), a typical Sherpa village amidst a ranging flora and fauna , Budidada (19023m), a ridge inhabited by Khaling and other ethnic groups, Bung(1900m) and Gudel (2013m) inhabited by majority of Kulungs ,where trekkers can stretch the itinery for ascending Silichho Peak (4156m) , a religiously holy peak and viewpoint for Everst (8848m), Amadablam (6812m), Lhotse (8516m), Kanchenjunga (8586m), Makalu (8463m), Cho Oyu (8201m) ,Nuptse (7855m) ,Chamlang (7319m) and more than 22 other peaks in addition to a short visit to pristine Salpa Lake (4000m), a lake religiously believed to have healing power, via Sanam (2850m), beautiful typical Sherpa viallge. The trail then traces towards Muddi Kharka (2130m ), Dobhan (2723m), Watelma (2905m ) en route to beautiful Khongmadingma Valley (4065m) .The trail forks at Khongmadingma Valley : One that leads to Amphu Lapcha Pass(5845m) and the other that connects to Mera Peak(6461m) and continues ahead to Lukla (2860).
Depending on individual interests,the trekkers who are capable for Amphu Lapcha can visit Mera Peak(6461m) as well. As the trail winds through Khongmadingma Valley en route to Amphu Lapcha, trekkers get to explore eye-catching view of the snowy landscape , picturesque beauty of nature filled with diverse flora and fauna. Having crossed Amphu Lapcha successfully, trekkers reach out to world famous Everest Valley (5300m) exploring unique Sherpa culture while receiving warm hospitality from them. Then the trail meanders via Dingboche (4410m), Pangboche (3985m) Tengboche (3860m) and Namche (3440m) all the way to Lukla (2860m) where the trekking ends.
Himalayan Wild Treks Pvt. Ltd is a trusted agency in Nepal. We are equipped with experienced local guides and secure prerequisites to ensure the safety of our clients. October, November, April and May are the best times for this trekking. Please, feel free to contact us for Hungu Valley-Amphu lapcha pass Trekking-18 Days.
Highlights of Hungu Valley- Amphu Lapcha Pass Trekking
The scenic flight to Phaplu from Kathmandu unveils the least beaten trail to Mahakulung that comprises of three beautiful villages:Gudel, Bung and Chheskam. Having interacted with Kulung ethic group and their unique tradition and culture a short visit to pristine Salpa Lake and Silichho Peak through Sherpa village Sanam takes travelers to the most enchanting peace and tranquility. The panoramic view of the stunning mountains and verdant forests from Silicho Peak is memorable. Beautiful Khongmadingma Valley en route to Amphu Lapcha Pass and the indescribable beauty of the mountains and peaks in the Everest region while passing en route to Namche and Lukla makes the trail literally phenomenal. It is regarded as a technically strenuous trekking destination.
#Hungu Valley Amphu Lapcha Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty
Hungu Valley Amphu Lapcha Everest Base Camp Trek is a strenuous wilderness trekking. In terms of difficulty, it is one of the most recommended trekking destinations in Khumbu region. You will have to continually hike over three thousand meters through alpine highs and lows, which is obviously not a stroll in the park. The higher you reach, the more difficult the ascent will become. Khongmadingma Valley is such a difficult section which demands a good deal of acclimatization to successfully reach out to Everest Base Camp. Strenuous hiking across the hills, mountains and dunes leaves you exhausted. Take different forms of physical exercise before you trek in this region.
#Hungu Valley Amphu Lapcha EBC Trek Best Season
The best season for Hungu Valley Amphu Lapcha Everest Base Camp Trek is normally Spring. Other than Spring, we have Autumn, which is known as the second most popular season for the trekking. Though when you trek in this region normally depends on the nature of time you have in your hand, Hungu Valley Amphu Lapcha EBC trek can be done best at Spring and Autumn. Optionally, we have summer and winter which are thought to have adverse aspects like rainfall and overcast days in summer and snowfall and subzero temperatures in winter are popularly known among the travelers across the world. If you are not much finicky about the weather, you could pick out any one of the seasons.
#Hungu Valley Amphu Lapcha EBC Trek Pysical Fitness
You need physical fitness for Hungu Valley Amphu Lapcha EBC Trek. If you are thinking of doing this trekking without prior fitness, you might feel the trail much more difficult than it really is. Physically obese travelers and trekkers are prone to adversities like altitude sickness, which again underscores the importance of physical fitness. Physical fitness doesn't mean that you have to be super fit with all the muscles and abs. Basic level of fitness will be sufficient for you to do any trekking in Hungu Valley. To be physically fit, you will need to do some exercies like cylcling, running, swimming, and morning walks prior to the trekking. Stay fit even for your health.
#Hungu Valley Amphu Lapcha EBC Trek Weather
Without a good weather the successful accomplishment of the journey is beyond the imagination which is why it is normal that most of the travelers are picky about the weather. As for the best weather, the Spring is the most recommendable because it offers the clearest weather and most beautiful natural views of the trekking. Besides, we have Autumn weather, the second most popular weather. The temperature in Autumn is neither too hot nor too cold. It is known for average weather. The months of March, April and May in April and the months of September, October and November in the months of Autumn is recommendable in terms of good weather.
#Hungu Valley Amphu Lapcha EBC Trek: How to Reach
The trekking starts with a sightseeing of the major UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu followed by a scenic bus drive to Bung from where we traverse to Gudel. In Gudel, we visit Salpa and Silichho then traverse ahead to Muddi, Dovan, Waltelma, Gopichour, Khongmadingma en route to Mera Base Camp. We summit Mera Peak and trace back to Khogmadingma Valley then traverse to Setipokhari trailing ahead to Amphulapcha Base Camp.We enjoy the vie of Everest Base Camp and move to Chhukung and Dingboche traversing ahead to Gorak Sep and Kala Patthar reaching out to Dingboche, Tyangboche and Namche from where we arrive at Lukla.
Included in the Cost
✅ Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
✅ 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
✅ Teahouse accommodation during the trek
✅ All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
✅ Welcome and farewell dinners
✅All round Domestic flights
✅All camping gears during the trekking
✅ All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
✅ Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
✅ Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
✅ An experienced, English-speaking and government licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
✅ Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
✅ Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
✅ Himalayan Wild Treks trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take
✅ All necessary paperwork and trekking permits -(National Park Permit, TIMS)
✅ Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
✅ All government and local taxes
Not Included in the Cost
❌Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
❌Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
❌Travel and rescue insurance
❌Cold Drinks and Alcohol
❌Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
❌Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver
What to Bring ?
The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The packed weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG.
Note: Walking pole, down jacket, sleeping bag, etc available on hire in Kathmandu or request we will provide it. NOTES Trip cost will vary depending on numbers of travelers, duration/days of trek, standard of hotel in Kathmandu before & after the trip. Please contact us to GET a Custom Quote.
The scenic flight to Phaplu or adventurous drive to Bung will be memorable. Off the beaten trail that traverses Mahakulung, leading to Salpa and Siluchho leaves travelers awestruck. Famous viewpoint Silichho, 4156m offers 360o view of the mountains including Mt. Everest and 22 other peaks in addition to the wonderful views of Salpa Lake and other rustic settlements. En route to Khongmadingma via Mahakulung, Alpine flora and fauna will leave you mesmerized. The ascent of Amphu Lapcha in itself is truly enlivening. A heavenly experience of being in the lap of Mt. Everest is simply indescribable. The trekking will offer you unforgottable memories.