Lumba Sumba Pass TrekLumba Sumba Pass Trek

Lumba Sumba Pass Trek

  • Duration15 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Difficulty Level Strenuous
  • Max Altitude 4595m
  • Group Size 2-10+
  • Starts Kathmandu
  • Ends Kathmandu
  • Activity Trekking, Climbing, Day tour
  • Best Season Autumn/spring

Lumba Sumba Pass Trek 2024-2025 stands out as an extremely challenging form of trekking venture which features thrills and glorious exploration in the Lumba Sumba Pass Trek Route. Both the peaks of the Kanchenjunga and the Makalu are the third and fifth highest peaks in the world, the perspective of which is consumed by the glorious undertaking of the Lumba Sumba Trek Package 15 Days. The extraordinarily planned Kanchenjunga Lumba Sumba Pass Trek Itinerary consists of an afresh trekking path that runs through the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area in the eastern Himalaya Region bringing forward many challenges and rewards. The walk through the beautiful route leading to the high camp breaks the path through the river and the amazing camp gear with the help of the Lumba Sumba Pass Trek Route Map which is a surreal experience to have.

Explore the sensational adventure of Lumba Sumba Trekking through the amazing routes leading to the spectacular sights of the greatest peaks like Makalu and Kanchenjunga.

  • One of Nepal’s amazing tea stations Illam
  • The fresh path that links the highest hiking routes from east to west in Nepal.
  • Embrace the original path to Everest that is used by the early mountaineers
  • Tent at the isolated Olangchung Gola Village.
  • Get the beauty of the Lumba Sumba Trek.

Lumb Sumba Pass Trek Great Himalayan Trail

The Lumba Sumba Pass Hiking 2024 is certain to leave us wanting more with various encounters of its remarkable wonders. From the early morning, begins the Lumba Sumba Pass Trek Great Himalayan Trail with the interesting snowy slopes enjoy the extremely adventurous feeling brought by this challenging Trek which will test you and then humbly reward you. We are astounded by the deep snow steps as we pass through the mesmerizing field of snow and catch the gracious view of hypnotic sunrise in the Lumba Sumba High Pass Trek Journey. We then trek up to the discovery of the double pass where we get to see the precious Sumba La and the Lumba La which can be linked with the abrupt path known for its narrow and risky nature. As we reach the top after tiring walks through the paths scented with wilderness, we can see the trails from the top which will leave us in admiration of the Himalayas' panorama beauty. Likewise, the trails of the 18 Days Lumba Sumba Pass Trek will then lead us through the western snowfields, finally getting us into the Makalu Barun region which is known for offering adventures like the Makalu Expedition. We can also experience the thrill of crossing this pass in the Great Himalayan Trail Trekking Venture.

Makalu Kanchenjunga Lumba Sumba Pass Trek

In the Lumba Sumba Pass Trek Kanchenjunga to Makalu, we can certainly observe the wondrous existence of the continuously flowing rivers like the Rivers of Arun and Tamur which flow from the high Himalayan glaciers from the depth of the gorges which are now ranched with the villages. The major attraction has to be the Lumba Sumba Peak Trekking which leads to the amazing Lumba Sumba Trek Altitude of about 5200m. The Himalayan Landscapes offers one of the most splendid routes to the mountainous grasslands and the dense temperate with the low river valleys. Another attraction for the tourists in the Lumba Sumba Pass Trek Kathmandu also has to be the mountain lakes in the Gola, Olangchung, and the Tamor as well as the Arun River Systems. These rivers are also the primary tributaries of the Sapta Koshi River. The Route that leads to this Pass is also followed in the adventures like Bokta Peak Climbing. If you are thrilled about the idea of this adventure, you can certainly research similar adventures of High Pass Trekking like the Sherpani Col Pass Trekking.

Lumba Sumba High Pass Trek Nepal

Trekkers also come across the different wildlife species and the bids which comprise the snow leopard and the red panda which can also be seen on the trail as they undertake the Lumba Sumba High Pass Trek in Nepal. Trekkers also get to discover the cultural heritage which includes the Chorten, prayer walls as well as the local festivals that take place. Different ethnic groups including the Magars, Newars, Tamangs, Limbus, and Sherpas can be seen on this trek. You will be able to observe ancient farming practices and probably learn something new and unique from the experience. Lumba Sumba Pass Trek Journey can indeed prove to be an experience of a lifetime with the accumulation of glorious memories. Likely to that, the trek can also provide you some glimpse of how the Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek Route forms which are also exciting.

Lumba Sumba Pass Trek Difficulty Level

Lumba Sumba Pass Trek is of extreme nature and includes 22 days of trekking within a single itinerary. Lumba Sumba Pass Trek Difficulty Level can be termed Challenging but still, any novice trekker is allowed and capable of accomplishing the whole adventurous journey of the amazing High Pass Trekking. However, one needs proper preparation and dedication to undertake the challenges brought forward by the Lumba Sumba Trek Path. The trek includes a journey through different regions and can get challenging for beginners.

Lumba Sumba Trek Season

Since it is a trekking adventure filled with extremity, one needs to be prepared and well-planned for its undertaking. So, we need to be cautious of the seasons as they play a vital role in the number of challenges and rewards. The Best Lumba Sumba Trek Seasons are known to be spring and autumn which are in the months of Feb-May and Sept-Dec respectively. These seasons bring the best views as well as create the most astounding natural environment. You can also undertake the Lumba Sumba Trek in other seasons of monsoon and winter as well but the weather can be harsh and challenging.

Why Choose Nepal Nomad for Lumba Sumba Trek Adventure

Nepal Nomad has been working for over a decade as the top travel company in the country. Our members specialize in training in different areas of travel. Our guides are well-trained in first-aid, map-reading, and emergency evacuation services. We can also prepare a perfectly planned Lumba Sumba Trek Departure Date for you. Whether you are a solo traveler or in a group, we can confirm your safety and guarantee the best experience of high-pass trekking in Nepal for you. So, feel no burden to contact us at Nepal Nomad. It would mean a great deal to get to help you in gaining the best form of trekking experience in the country.


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Our team member will be there to pick you up at Tribhuvan international airport and escort you to your accommodation on the very first day. In the remaining time, you can stroll around the streets of Basantapur, Thamel, and some other places. You will be provided with the best hospitality along with a delicious Nepali cuisine dinner. You will be staying overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Max. Altitude:1300m
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Time:1 hour
  • Meals:Welcome Dinner
  • Walking Distance:5.5km
  • Transport:Car / Jeep

After early morning breakfast, we head to the Kathmandu domestic airport and then finally take a flight to the Bhadrapur where we will then after 5 hrs reach tot the Phungling (Taplejung) Bazar and stay overnight at the camp.

  • Max. Altitude:1,441m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea.

We begin our hike from the headquarters of the Taplejung District and then start our hike with the Sherpa village, the hike then crosses to the amazing fields of the Alnus and the cardamom after that we then come across the accommodation for the facilities of homestay. After we have our lunch in between we then walk to the designation for the day Lelep, where we will stay.

  • Max. Altitude:1687m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea.

After an early breakfast, the hike then passes through lush forests that provide us with some beautiful wildlife species. We then reach the monastery after ascending through the pine forests where our hike descends and we ultimately reach the Gowatar which is known for spectacular waterfalls and then after an hour, we are headed towards the Phedi. Then after hiking for 30 minutes or so we then reach IlaDanda which is our designation for the day. The place gives you an open door opportunity to witness the spectacular snowcapped mountains like Kasturi Peak and then the Tamor River, where we stay for an overnight.

  • Max. Altitude:2051m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea.

Out from the IIa Danda, we head towards the Olangchung Gola beginning our trek with Jongim which is covered with the snowcapped hills, and then after 40-50 minutes of the walk through the forest of rhododendron where we will see some mesmerizing waterfall. We ultimately reach the Olangchung Gola where there is picturesque Sherpa Village.

  • Max. Altitude:3208m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea.

The day can be spent exploring the village as described, it is located northwest of the Tamor River in a mountainous area along the border with Tibet, China. As of late, the river that flows next to the village is gradually expanding towards it, posing a serious threat to submerge the village. A life-size statue of Avalokiteshvara is housed in Olangchung Gola's Diki Chhyoling Gompa, which dates from 400 years ago. Since the construction of the gompa, the butter lamp on the altar has been burning uninterrupted.

  • Max. Altitude:3208m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea.

The hike from the Olanchung Gola to Pass Camp or Kharka is interesting as the snow leopard can be sighted if lucky as well as the trek ascends and descends. We pass through the Tamor River and then after 3 hrs, we finally take lunch at the camping site where we stay for an overnight to the Pass Camp or Kharka.

  • Max. Altitude:4747m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea.

One of the most challenging treks for today has to be this day. We pass through the peak of Lumba Sumpa as we ascend and descend. We pack our lunch after 4-5 hrs we then ascend to the peak of Lumba Sumpa and then stay for an overnight at the camp.

  • Max. Altitude:4595m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea.

Today our hike descends from the Chauri Kharka as we come back after a tiring day where we then stay at the Thudam which is a tiny village with Sherpas. We stay for an overnight here at the Thudam.

  • Max. Altitude:3500m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea.

The trek runs to one of the glorious banks known as the Chujung Khola as the path offers one of the amazing peaks in the Makalu range. We trek for about 6-7 hrs to reach the Yak Kharka which is at the altitude of about 2877m and then we stay overnight there with amazing meals.

  • Max. Altitude:2877m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea.

The day passes through the rhododendron forests after we walk from the Yak Kharka for about three hours. We will see the view of the Chyamtang from the Chauri Kharka after having some lunch we descend for about 3 hrs before we reach the Arun River. Our designation for today is Chyamtang where we stay for the night.

  • Max. Altitude:2229m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea.

Today the path crosses through the rhododendron forest passing by the Arun Valley we then hike to the Glimber Village where majestic snowcapped peaks can be seen after that we reach the Hatiya which is a small village as this is the entrance gate to the Makalu National Park.

  • Max. Altitude:1595m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea.

Today the trek gradually takes us to the Gola which we reach after passing through the Barun and Arun Rivers where we have lunch and then after trekking for 6 hrs, in general, we then reach the Hatiya Gola which is one of the tiny villages.

  • Max. Altitude:1128m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea.

After hiking out from the Gola, our designation for today is the Hedangna Gadi. The hike passes across the beautiful paddy fields and then the lowlands, we reach the Pathivara during lunch where there are several Gurung villages and then from there we head to Gadhi which has the great importance of the Nepali Army. We then spend here exploring the place.

  • Max. Altitude:1179m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea.

Today is the last day of our trek as we hike descending to the Arun River after that we come across the Nun Village and from there the path drives us to the Tumlingtar where we stay for an overnight.

  • Max. Altitude:405m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:breakfast, lunch and dinner with coffee/tea.

On day 15, we catch a flight from Tumlingtar to Kathmandu at 1300 meters. Then after landing, directly head to rest in our respective residential location for the time being.

  • Max. Altitude:1300m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:1 breakfast, 1 lunch.
What's Included
  • Meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Internal l flights from Kathmandu- Bhadrapur- Tumlingtar- Kathmandu.
  • National park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges and tents or best available places, guide and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations.
  • Basic first aid kit carried by your guide.
  • None of the single supplements is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport picks up and departure drops.
What's not Included
  • Food and accommodation (Kathmandu) - lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport taxes, car, taxi or van, visa fees.
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs.
  • Own expenditure(personal), .all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing .water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become a responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except for 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, personal clothing, and equipment, travel insurance, optional trips. Tipping in general for trek crew (driver, trek leader, and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected).
  • Charges were sustained as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control. Anything not specified in the cost includes a section
Good to Know

Experience and Insurance Required for Lumba Sumba Trekking

A healthy body with the experience to deal with odd situations may come in handy in a trek like this. However, no previous experience is required for the undertaking of Lumba Sumba Trek.The insurance for this trek should be on the ground of medical, trip cancellation, and emergency rescue.

Pre-Trip Meeting for Lumba Sumba Hiking

An important part of our journey is the meeting which makes sure everything is okay and prepared that takes place in the first few days before we leave for the thrilling adventure which we refer to as the Pre-Trip meeting.

A typical day in the Lumba Sumba Trek Journey

You are woken up with a short knock on the door along with the choice of your breakfast including tea or coffee and then we leave you for some preparation and packing time. Then, with no waste of time, we start our trek through the ups and downs and then rest at a spot while having lunch. Again we move and finally reach the accommodation place where we prepare ourselves for some exploration, dinner, and peaceful sleep.

Accommodation and meals in the Lumba Sumba Trek Route

Lumba Sumba Trekking brings lodging facilities in a very limited number and in such a style that various facilities like that of shower and bathroom require to be shared. Lumba Sumba Trekking leaves your stomach filled three times a day with three meals like Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Altitude Sickness in the Lumba Sumba Hike

The Itinerary is prepared with the inclusion of acclimatization, rest, and exercise days. So the risk gets minimized that way. However, one cannot always be sure of the new altitude, so we carry some medicines with us and remain aware of three types of altitude sickness which are: Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE), and High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE).

Responsible Travel and Means of Transport for Lumba Sumba Trekking Trip

We do not hinder the environment of the Lumba Sumba Trek route in any way with our presence and conduct responsible travel accordingly. The means of transport used for Lumba Sumba Trekking are Private Vehicles and also helicopters for emergencies.

Lumba Sumba Pass Trek FAQs

  • The Permits demanded undertaking Lumba Sumba Pass Trekking are: Makalu Barun National Park Permit, Kanchenjunga Conservation Area Permit, Immigration permit and Trekker’s Information Management System Card (TIMS), and Local Government’s Permit.

  • Nepal Nomad uses its experience of over fourteen years and applies the training related t evacuation as well as first-aid services in the finest manner to guarantee your safety in the situation of emergencies in the Lumba Sumba Pass Hiking.

  • The toilet facilities in the city are luxurious, however, the same cannot be said about the Lumba Sumba Trekking region. You will usually find basic-level facilities that need to be shared with other travelers.

  • Yes, the company of the Nepal Nomad team in the Lumba Sumba Trekking Trip absolutely guarantees your safety as a solo traveler no matter the gender.

  • The gears made for extreme levels of the trek which are usually the professional gears can be available on rent for Lumba Sumba Trekking but not the basic ones.

  • The communication services in the deeper region of Lumba Sumba Trekking are uncertain and are highly influenced by geographical as well as climatic conditions. Thus, the need to maintain flexibility remains.