Trip Highlights
  • Closely get to understand the Rai and Sherpa Culture and tradition
  • Be graced with the spectacular sights of Everest and Makalu
  • Get across the majestic Amphu Labtsa (5845m), West Col(6190m), and the Sherpani Col (6180m)
  • Take part in one of the world’s challenging hikes
  • Conduct the Journey with an experienced Nepal Nomad’s climbing leader

Sherpani Col Pass Trek is a bold form of a trekking adventure that unfolds in the center of the Great Himalayas of Makalu, inviting you to the Sherpani Col Pass Trek Route. The path uncovers the High Pass Trekking of an extremely popular approach providing you with heart-pumping thrills all throughout the Sherpan Col Pass Trek Journey 2023-2024. This amazing Sherpani Col Pass Trek Package is ideal for those trekkers who are eager to taste every thrill of trekking adventure and are brave enough to undertake the glorious challenges of trekking. The Makalu Sherpani Col Pass Trek Itinerary carries you through mountainous extremities in a beautifully rewarding manner.

Enjoy the experience of one of the best adventures in Makalu and discover the hidden glory of the unaltered region.

The Sherpani Col High Pass Trek

The 19 Days Makalu Sherpani Col Pass Trek comprises extremely large and challenging trails of the Arun valley connecting to Makalu base camp Trekking at 5100m and over Sherpani Col High Pass Trek. In this segment, you will be moving across the three high passes, two of them over 6000 meters while traversing the peak range which connects the magnificent Makalu at 8,481m and Everest at 8,848m. Sherpani Col 3 Passes Trek is a rarely undertaken adventurous treasure Sandwiched between the most famous Everest and Makalu massifs. Makalu 8,463m is considered one of the toughest 8000 m peaks to climb, the journey of which is equally gratifying for its trekkers. You will get profound opportunities to experience the walks on unspoiled stream valleys of the Arun and Barun with incredible views of Mt. Everestat 8,848m and Mt. Lhotse which is explored through the adventure of Lhotse Expedition to 8,516m in the Makalu Sherpani Col Pass Hiking.

Makalu Shepani Col Pass Trek Journey

Similarly, the Makalu Base Camp Sherpani Col Trek trail from the south is measured as one of the toughest routes in Nepal which is made a little endurable by the peaceful companionship of flora and fauna. With Sherpani Col Pass High Pass Trek Nepal, be ready for a mixture of cross-country trekking and mountaineering to scale the high passes of Three Cols’, respectively known by the name of; Sherpani Col, West Col, and Amphu Labsta Pass which takes you to an elevation of almost 6,200 m. The thriving Makalu Barun region is one of the biggest protected areas in Nepal which shelters 3000 species of blossoming vegetation together with innumerable varieties of Himalayan Orchids, 440 varieties of flora and fauna, and 75 species of mammals. Rare species such as the musk deer, the clouded leopard, and the Asian golden cat can be witnessed with the proper amount of luck mixed with hardships. This amazing Sherpani Col Pass Trekking Journey introduces you to the unbelievable biodiversity of the lush valleys. If this adventure lures you, you can experience it within another great adventure known as the Great Himalayan Trail Trekking.

Wonders of Makalu Sherpani Col High Pass Trek

The lofty building material cliffs capped with gigantic glaciers in the higher reach of the Barun gorge will leave you stunned with appreciation. The Sherpani Col Pass Hike in Makalu is certain to boost your adventurous spirit to a whole new level and bring you new experiences under the shadow of a glorious natural environment. The fresh mountain air will refresh you on this tiring journey and the beautiful scenarios of amazing landscapes and snowcapped mountain peaks will motivate you with gratification. The Makalu Sherpani Col Pass Trip is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for thrill-seekers and passionate adventurers. Makalu Sherpani Col High Pass Trek is truly wondrous and introduces you to the route to Makalu Expedition as well.

Sherpani Col Pass Trek Difficulty Level

Among different other adventures of trekking in Nepal, Sherpani Col Pass Trek is considered one of the tough adventures as it is composed of great heights led through different passes. The Sherpani Col Pass Trek Difficulty Level can be called Challenging for a trekking adventure although one does not require past experience. It is a thrilling adventure offered by the gorgeous region of Makalu and is suitable for passionate trekkers who wish to experience something different from general trekking adventures. With enough dedication and physical fitness, you can accomplish this amazing journey to Sherpani Col Pass with immense satisfaction and pride along with the help of the Sherpani Col Pass Trek Route Map.

Best Sherpani Col Pass Trek Season

Sherpani Col Pass Trek in Nepal 2023 is best experienced in the season with the most favorable and comfortable climatic conditions. The Best Sherpani Col Pass Trek Seasons are spring and autumn as these seasons are known to bring less set challenges and clearer scenic rewards as well as delightful walking routes. The months from Late February to May and late September to early December are most recommended for undertaking this trip. You can still choose monsoon and winter for trekking but you need a lot more preparation to travel in these seasons. Undertake this challenging journey and lift up your inner beast of adventure through the most thrilling routes of trekking in the Makalu Sherpani Col Pass region.

Why Choose Nepal Nomad for Sherpani Col Pass Trek

Nepal Nomad is a team of professional, friendly, and well-trained travelers who are determined to serve you with the best adventure of their lifetime and has been doing so for more than fourteen years. Our guides have proper training on evacuation, map-reading, and first-aid service. Nepal nomad can help you in tailoring your Sherpani Col Pass Trek Departure Date as well while guaranteeing you the best services and security whether you are a solo traveler or in a group. Freely contact us at Nepal Nomad for any sort of guidance and help you need regarding the undertaking of the Sherpani Col Pass Trek Adventure.


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Out from Kathmandu, we take an early flight to Tumlingtar, and then from there, we will begin our hiking journey where we walk to the Khandbari for the 4 hrs which has an altitude of about 1040m and is the head office district of the Shankhuwasabha.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Khandbari
  • Altitude: 1040m

After 5 hours of descending and trekking to the steep trail which is rocky with the view of tiny terraced farms of barley and corn, we ascend to the Seduwa which has an altitude of about 1493m and stay for an overnight there.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Seduwa
  • Altitude: 1493m

Bypassing through a few streams and the large grasslands we ascend to the Tashigaun which is the Sherpa village and the ultimate settlement of the valley. Then after about 4 hours of trekking, we finally make ourselves comfortable at an elevation of 2,050m.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tashigaun
  • Altitude: 2050m

On day 4, we will make our walks while proceeding with the rockfall. Then we will be heading to Khongmala after about five to six hours of trekking all the way out from the beautiful Tashigaun village. We stay overnight at 3500 meters.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Khongmala
  • Altitude: 3500m

After an early breakfast, we head to see the beautiful morning sunrise sight, and then after 6 hrs of hike passing through an ultimate pond with a progressive trek to downhill, we then reach Mumbuk which lies in the center of forests.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Mumbuk
  • Altitude: 3400m

Today on the sixth day of the Sherpani Col Pass trek, we proceed our trek from Mumbuk, which further leads to Yajila Kharka through a hill where we will stop for lunch. We will stay overnight after 6 hours in total of trekking, at an elevation of 3,610 meters.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Yajila Kharka
  • Altitude: 3610m

Day seven takes us through the deep forest which is steep for about 6 hours or less which will finally connect us to Yangla Kharka at the altitude of 3,750 meters where we will put down our bags and rest for the night with some awesome Dinner.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Yangle Kharka
  • Altitude: 3750m

After 5-6 hours of trekking, we head towards the kharka Merak standing gracefully at 4100 meters of altitude from where we can even relish the beautiful sight of the Mt.Makaluas we stay here for our beautiful overnight stay and spend some morning time as well.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Merek
  • Altitude: 4100m

Our destination for today is the Makalu Base Camp which is at an altitude of about 4500m from the camp we can see the majestic Makalu which is known to be the highest sixth peak that is enclosed by the mighty peaks.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Makalu Base Camp
  • Altitude: 4500m

Since we have enough time, we discover the viewpoints and get acclimatized at the Makalu Base camp for acclimatization as we get to view the majestic Mt.Makalu and Barun.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Makalu Base Camp
  • Altitude: 4500m

After 5-6 hours of trekking along the melted riverside, we hike through the gravel trail and then finally reach the high camp or kuna camp which is also called the Puja camp where we stay overnight.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kuna Camp,

Out from the Kuna Camp, we pack up for the hike to get the trek started to advance high camp, we must take our place as we climb uphill as the altitude is revolutionary. We might suffer from altitude sickness if we do not take sufficient breaks at the high terrain.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Advance High camp,
  • Altitude: 5200m

Today is day 13, as we head to the Barutse Base camp out from the advanced high camp. The walk is progressive as we are accompanied by the best views of the landscape and Himalayas. Our height is extreme yet the environment is lovely as we try to make ourselves comfortable at an elevation of 5400 meters.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Barutse base camp
  • Altitude: 5400m

Today we will be heading to the Panch Pokhari as we trek for around 5 hours with the couples of ascends and descends. Panch Pokhari refers to the five lakes. The lakes carry a great religious value to various Hindu Pilgrims from all around. We stay there overnight near one of the lakes.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Panch Pokhari

On day fifteen, as we lead on to the glacier, it will take us about an hour to reach the narrow crest while crossing the gully above the camp’s trail. It will get more and more interesting as the time comes to use our crampons and then the slope further leads on to the summit ridge. There are more picturesque mountain sights as the crest is beautifully fresh as we reach Chhukung after 6 hours of trekking.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Chhukung
  • Altitude: 3800m

Day 16 leads us following the ImjaKhola which will connect us with the beautiful Dingboche. Then we further make some ascend and cross the River while relishing some great views of the valley and mountains like Ama Dablam. We then, after a total of six hours of walk, finally reach Tengboche at 3,875 meters.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tengboche
  • Altitude: 3875m

We first reach Phunkitenga through the beautifully dense and blooming forest. Then we take a small break there and after the break, we come across Dudh Koshi climbing uphill to Trashinga. Then the path leads to Namche Bazaar gradually connecting us to Monjo where we will stay the night.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Monjo
  • Altitude: 3440m

Day eighteen is our concluding and final day of trekking, so we will try to make the most out of this day as we head to Lukla at 2800 meters from Monjo by conducting a trek for about four hours, after having an early morning tasty breakfast.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner with coffee/ tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lukla
  • Altitude: 2800m

Day nineteen takes us away from the region through an early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, the valley where it all began. It will be an amazing flight with gorgeous scenarios.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

What's Included

  • Meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Local flights from Kathmandu- Tumlingtar- Lukla- Kathmandu.
  • National park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges 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.
  • 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).


Experience and Insurance Required for Sherpani Col Pass Trekking

Good level of fitness along with healthy body conditions. Some sort of hiking experience is better to have for ease For joining Makalu Sherpani Col High Pass Trekking, make sure to be insured medically, on trip cancellation and Emergency rescue basis as per Nepal Nomad's booking terms & conditions

Pre-Trip Meeting before conducting Sherpani Col Pass Trip

The meeting that is hosted by our team before the beginning of the whole adventure is regarded as the Pre-Trip meeting, taking place in the initial phase of Kathmandu's stay.

An ordinary day in the Makalu Sherpani Col Pass Venture

A normal day begins with breakfast, then packing and preparation followed by leaving the accommodation. We have lunch on the way and some rest and then again enjoy the curving of trails connecting us to another destination where we have dinner and stay for sleep.

Accommodation and meals in the Sherpani Col Pass Trek Journey

While at the Makalu Sherpani Col High Pass Trekking, lodging choices are minimum, so we need to be comfortable with whatever is available. You need to be ready to share some basic bathroom and shower facilities as well. On Makalu Sherpani Col High Pass Trekking, you will be made available with three meals, the dish as according to your wish and what is available.

Altitude Sickness in the Trek to Sherpani Col Pass

The itinerary of the Makalu Sherpani Col High Pass Trekking has been properly designed to tackle altitude sickness. We use some medicines as well as power drinks along with acclimatization days to deal with the inevitable risk at times. However, we remain alert and aware of the symptoms of three levels 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 commute in the Sherpani Col Pass Hiking

To travel responsibly in the Makalu region is our utmost duty in this Sherpani Col Pass Hiking and we shall do the show by showing respect to the environment we are approaching without altering its natural existence. The means of transportations of commute used in the Sherpani Col Pass Hike Adventure are private vehicles and helicopters for rescue purposes.


The permits that are required to travel the Sherpani Col Pass trekking Journey are Makalu Barun National Park Trek Permit. Local Government’s Permit, Trekker’s Information Management System card (TIMS) as well as Immigration permit.

The professional team of Nepal Nomad uses the best of its training of first-aid services and emergency evacuations to deal with Sherpani Col Pass Trekking emergencies.

Except for the city area, luxury can be a difficult find in the Sherpani Col Pass Journey. Basic standards of toilet facilities on shared terms are available in the lodges and hotels in the Sherpani Col Pass Trek Route.

The company of Nepal nomad completely ensures your safety in the Sherpani Col Pass Hiking no matter your adventure and gender type.

If you are in search of professional and expensive gears, then they can be available on rent but the basic ones are hard to find.

The condition of communication gets uncertain as to the altitude increases along with extreme geographical conditions and thus we need to remain flexible to tackle any kind of situation in the Sherpani Col High Pass Trip.