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Kala Pattar

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All reviews base camp gorak shep stunning views everest region must visit place worth the effort ebc trek 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 3 days ago

Nice way to start the day, esp. when its not too cold. quick climb up a litle ways on Pumori and youre there. Iconic view of the THE mt.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our helicopter landed here very briefly for 5 minutes to let us hop off to take quick photos and videos. It was very cold and air was thin. Beautiful views of the surrounding mountains.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank wileens
Reviewed October 16, 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 August 9, 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 May 27, 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 April 14, 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
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Reviewed February 20, 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 February 4, 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 January 29, 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 January 28, 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
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Arif Z
December 30, 2014|
Response from RamBasnet | Property representative |
It takes 11 night 12 days for whole trek.