• Abi Peak Climbing Summit is at 6097 meters.
  • Hike up to Gokyo-Ri for magnificent views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho Oyu and other surrounding high peaks.
  • Abi Peak Mountaineering Tour is also considered as a perfect training peak practising ice climbing for the climber wants to climb above 8000 meters.
  • Abi Peak Climbing at Kangchung Peak let you see the Sherpas and their societies including World’s largest Khumbu Glacier.
  • A crossing of the challenging Cho La Pass at 5420 meters
  • Abi Peak Expedition has Scenic flight: Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu

Perfect Training Peak for Practicing Ice Climbing

Abi Peak Climbing is one of the attractive peaks that form the Khumbu Himal Range. The peak is also located in the south of Lobuche East along with the Mahalangur Himalayan range in the Khumbu region of Nepal. Climbing of Abi Peak Expedition does need a moderate level of ice climbing skills as the ridges heading towards the summit of the peak consists of a few technical sections. But, Abi Peak or Mt. Kangchung is also considered as a perfect training peak for practising ice climbing. And acclimatization much needed for climbers planning to climb peaks over 8000 meters.

Besides, the trip also includes a hike up to Gokyo-Ri for breathtaking views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho Oyu and other surrounding peaks. Additionally, we head towards the crossing of one of the popular and challenging Cho La Pass at 5420 meters on our return journey after achieving Abi Peak Expedition summit.

Abi Peak Climbing Cost and Itinerary

Abi Peak Trekking with Nepal Guide Treks and Expeditions starts at Kathmandu. After spending a full day sightseeing at Kathmandu. We will take a scenic flight from Kathmandu towards the airstrip of Lukla. Lukla is the gateway to Khumbu and entire Everest region. We start our trek from Lukla following the trail that goes through a forest filled with rhododendron trees towards Namche Bazaar – the Sherpa capital.

After spending a good day of acclimatization at Namche Bazaar. Our trail follows an ascend journey passing through Dole and Macchermo towards Gokyo. We will take a hike to Gokyo-Ri for magnificent views of the world’s towering mountains including Mount Everest.

From Gokyo, our ascend journey continues towards Abi Peak Expedition base camp and then to high camp before the actual climb to the summit. Following the footsteps and guidance of our highly experienced climbing experts. We will overcome technical sections and head towards the summit. Once at the top we are also rewarded with stunning views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho Oyu and other surrounding high peaks.

After spending some quality time at the top we will descend following the same route of Abi Peak Trekking back to base camp. Then we head towards the crossing of challenging Cho La Pass. And follow the trail that goes through Pheriche, Tengboche, Namche Bazaar and then back to Lukla. Finally, our memorable Abi Peak Climbing ends with a majestic flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu.


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  • Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu [1345m/4411ft] and transfer to hotel

    30 min Drive  Hotel/Resort

    Our representative from Everest Expeditions Nepal will meet you at Tribhuvan International Airport on your arrival schedule. You will be greeted and then transferred to the hotel in the heart of Kathmandu city. Our staff will help you until the check-in procedure ends at Hotel. You can either have a rest at the Hotel. In the evening, join our welcome dinner program organized by Everest Expeditions Nepal.

    Meals: BB Plan + Welcome Dinner.

  • Day 02: Sightseeing at Kathmandu and preparation for Trekking & Climbing

    Today we will spend most of our day sightseeing around some of the world heritage sites of UNESCO inside Kathmandu valley. Most importantly we will complete all the necessary paper works and make other preparations required for Abi Peak Climbing.

    Note: It is not possible to visit all world heritage sites in Kathmandu within a day. So you can choose at least 3-4 places for day sightseeing.

    Meals: BB Plan

  • Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla [2800m/9184ft] & Trek to Phakding [2640m/8659ft]

    45 min Flight & 3 hrs Trek  Tea House Lodge

    After breakfast, we will take an early morning flight from Kathmandu to the airstrip of Lukla. Lukla is the gateway to Khumbu and the entire Everest region of Nepal. After landing at Lukla, we start our trek by following the trail that is gradual uphill trekking along the left bank of Dudh Koshi river. Our trek passes through pine forest and beautifully painted Mani walls as we head towards Ghat. From there a mixture of both uphill and downhill trekking will lead us to Phakding.

    Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

  • Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar [3440m/11283ft]

    5-6 hrs Trek  Lodge

    From Phakding we start by crossing a long suspension bridge and then trek over an undulating trail that passes through Benkar. From there we cross Dudh Koshi river once again and make a gentle uphill climb to a small village of Monjo. Our uphill trekking continues as we pass through densely forested areas and head towards Sagarmatha National Park entry post where we will make a stop for registration. After registration, we will descend over the stoned staircase to cross another suspension bridge and then make a long climb to reach Namche Bazaar, also known as – The Sherpa Capital.

    Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

  • Day 05: Rest at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion around the places.


    Acclimatization is very crucial at higher altitudes to avoid mental or physical sickness and to ensure the successful climb of Abi Peak. Besides, Namche Bazaar is an extensive market town where there is always something to see and places to explore. For acclimatization, we can hike up to Khunde Hospital which was set up by Sir Edmund Hillary, or an hour’s walk up to Syangboche at 3800 meters for best views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kusum Kanguru. There are good views from the National Park Centre and the Museum which is located just above the town.

    Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

  • Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Dole [4040m/13251ft]

    5-6 hrs Trek  Lodge

    After spending a good rest day at Namche Bazaar, our trail heads all the way up to Khumjung, a picturesque village which also has its own Gompa at the top end of the town. From this point, we can enjoy excellent views of Thamserku, Kantega and Ama Dablam. Soon after leaving Khumjung our trail climbs to a large chorten on top of a ridge. Our trek from the top is a downhill journey down to Phortse Tenga and from there we start to climbs steeply through the dense forest towards Dole.

    Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

  • Day 07: Trek from Dole to Gokyo Lake [4750m/15580ft]

    7-8 hrs Trek  Lodge

    From Dole, our trail climbs along the side valley and passes through several summer settlement areas to arrive at Machhermo. From Macchermo we head towards the lakes of Gokyo. Our trail is a gradual descent following the meltwater rivers of Ngozumpa Glacier. Then, we start to climb steeply into a valley, passing the first of the five lakes of Gokyo. We will soon arrive at the second lake and the third lake which is also known as Dudh Pokhari. We head towards its eastern shore, the settlement of Gokyo for our overnight stay.

    Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

  • Day 08: Hike to Gokyo Ri [5340m/17515ft] & back to Gokyo

    3-4 hrs Trek  Lodge

    Today we will accomplish an early morning hike to Gokyo Ri, one of the finest viewpoints in Everest region for mesmerizing views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Makalu and several surrounding high peaks in Khumbu region. After about two hours of uphill trekking, we will reach the top of Gokyo Ri at 5340 meters and enjoy the beautiful sunrise view over the world’s towering mountains. We spend some quality time at the top before descending down to Gokyo. We will spend the rest of the day exploring the beautiful glacial valley of Gokyo.

    Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

  • Day 09: Trek to Dragnag [4650m/15252ft]

    5-6 hrs Trek  Lodge

    We will have our breakfast at Gokyo and start following the trail that heads northeast towards Dragnag. The small village of Dragnag is located at the shore of Ngozumpa Glacier. Of all the glaciers in the Everest region, the most impressive one is the Ngozumba which we must cross to reach Dragnag. Our trail offers magnificent views of high mountain valleys and panoramic views of surrounding snow-capped high peaks. Gradually crossing over the glaciers we will arrive at Dragnag.

    Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

  • Day 10: Trek from Dragnag to Abi Peak Base Camp [5355m/17564ft]

    4-5 hrs Trek  Tented Camp

    From Dragnag we will gradually follow our trail that ascends gradually towards Cho Lo Pass. We will follow a small trail that heads north before arriving at the top of the pass. Our trail is mostly snow-covered, icy and slippery so we may have to use crampons. We continue our trek until we arrive at a good campsite, where we will set up our Base Camp. Our Sherpa crew will quickly set up the camps and make necessary preparations for setting up camps at higher altitudes.

    Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

  • Day 11: Climbing from Base Camp to High Camp [5610m/18401ft]

    4-5 hrs Climb  Tented Camp

    Today we will leave the Base Camp and follow the trail that climbs over loose rocky trail often covered with ice and snow. In some sections, we will have to make use of fixed ropes and crampons. Moving one step at a time we will arrive at a good camping site at 5610 meters. Our Sherpa crew will do all the hard work of shifting and setting up the camps. Additionally, we will check our health conditions and the climbing gears for the final summit climb of Abi Peak, the following day.

    Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

  • Day 12: Summit Abi Peak [6097m/19998ft] and back to Base Camp

    7-8 hrs Climb  Tented Camp

    Today is the day we all have been waiting for. Fully equipped with all the necessary climbing gears and properly acclimatized we start early with the vision to reach the summit before noon, as the strong winds after midday might create obstacles in reaching the peak of the technically demanding Abi Peak. Following the footsteps of our experienced climbing experts, we will overcome several technical sections and head towards the summit. Our tiring climb to the summit is rewarded with splendid views of Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse, Mt Makalu, Mt Cho Oyu and other high peaks in Khumbu region of Nepal. We will spend short quality time at the summit before descending down following the same route back to reach the base camp.

    Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

  • Day 13: Trek to Dzongla [4843m/15885ft] via Chola pass [5420m/17777ft]

    6-7 hrs Trek  Lodge

    After successfully accomplishing the summit of the rarely climbed Abi Peak, we will retrace our steps and follow the same trail back from the base camp. We will arrive at the main Cho La Pass trail and head towards the crossing of Cho La Pass at 5,420 meters. From the top of the pass, we will gradually descend for about two hours to arrive at Dzongla for our overnight stay.

    Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

  • Day 14: Trek from Dzongla to Pheriche [4250m/13940ft]

    6-7 hrs Trek  Lodge

    Today is a pleasant day of trekking. From Dzongla we continue on our return journey gradually descending from the high alpine valleys and entering into the subtropical vegetation. With great views of surrounding high peaks in Everest region, our trail heads back passing along several summer grazing pastures to arrive at Pheriche for our overnight stay.

    Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

  • Day 15: Trek from Pheriche to Tyangboche [3850m/12528ft]

    4-5 hrs Trek  Lodge

    Leaving Pheriche we will trek on the main EBC trail to arrive at Pangboche for having lunch. After Pangboche we will follow the trail that is mostly downhill trekking towards Deboche. From there we will gradually climb to arrive at Tyangboche for our overnight stay.

    Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

  • Day 16: Trek from Tyangboche to Namche Bazaar [3440m/11283ft]

    4-5 hrs Trek  Lodge

    From Tyangboche we will trek on a levelled path for a while and then begin to descend to reach Phungi Thanga. Hereon, our trail is gradual uphill trekking as we approach towards Kyangjuma and from there it is a pleasant walk all the way back to the Sherpa capital – Namche Bazaar. Feel free to visit local stores and souvenir shops at Namche Bazaar in the evening.

    Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

  • Day 17: Desending Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla [2800m/9184ft]

    5-6 hrs Trek  Lodge

    The last day of our Abi Peak Climbing with Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition leads from Namche Bazaar via Monjo to Lukla. We will descend passing through a densely forested area filled with rhododendron, oak and pine trees. Our trek is a pleasant walk, except for few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote Koshi River crossing it three times. We will make a final uphill climb of approximately about 45 minutes will bring us back to Lukla.

    Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

  • Day 18: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu

     30 min Flight  Hotel/Resort

    After breakfast, we will take an early morning scenic flight from Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu. After landing at Kathmandu airport, you will be transferred to the hotel. You can either have rest at Hotel or pay a visit to attraction destination (world heritage sites of UNESCO) sites that weren’t possible on the second day of the trip. Walking around the busy streets of Kathmandu can be worth spending a good time around Kathmandu city.

    Meals: BB Plan

  • Day 19: Transfer to International Airport for departure

    Our Airport Representative will drop you at the International Airport as per your flight schedule.

    Meals: Breakfast

Include / Exclude

Cost Includes:

    • Airport Arrival and Departure Transfer by Private Vehicle
    • 3 nights stay in Kathmandu with BB Plan
    • A day sightseeing in Kathmandu with experienced city guide, all entrance fees and private vehicle
    • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu flight
    • All essential ground transportation by private vehicle
    • Climbing permit for Abi Peak
    • All required Trekking permits and national park fees
    • Tea House + Camping combined accommodation during trek – as per itinerary
    • All meals during trekking & climbing – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Experienced trekking & climbing guide ( Sherpa High-Altitude Guide)
    • Required number of porters
    • All necessary climbing gears
    • Kitchen equipments and camping equipments during climbing period
    • General first aid kits
    • Insurance, clothing and salary for staffs
    • Welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu
    • All government taxes and necessary paperwork

Cost Excludes:

  • Personal climbing gears
  • Your Personal Insurance
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Cost of personal nature expenses
  • Tips & Summit Bonus for staffs

Price per person

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Why book with us?

  • 15 years of Experience
  • 60% Repeated Customer
  • Guaranteed Departure
  • Trips at Reasonable Price
  • Provides Best Quality services
  • Cent Percent success rate
  • Hassle-free travel

Good to know

Abi Peak is in Khumbu Himal range. Abi peak as “Training peak” in Khumbu region having few technical sections only. It requires a moderate level of ice climbing skills as perfect for the beginner climber. From the top, views are magnificent and beyond your imagination of Khumbu and Everest region.

Travel Insurance

This tour package doesn’t include your personal insurance you should have travel insurance covering emergency evacuation.


The accommodation in a valley and other major cities will be according to your requirements.

  • 3 Star Hotel
  • 4 Star Hotel
  • 5 Star Hotel

Lodges, Guest Houses and Tented Camp during Trekking and Climbing period.


You can have Tourist Visa at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on arrival. ‘On Arrival’ visa procedure is simple and very fast.

Things You Should Know?

  • Abi Peak also is known as Ice climbing training peak for the climbers who want to climb 8000 meters mountains.
  • Abi Peak doesn’t require full equipment for climbing.
  • It demands crampons, snow bar, ice axe, zumer, 400 meters fix rope, 80 meters main rope, climbing boots and winter clothes.
  • Abi Peak perfect for the beginner mountaineer/climbers.
  • It has a great view of Gokyo valley of Everest region.
  •  During trekking and climbing part, accommodation at Tea houses and Tented camp respectively.
  • Abi Peak has 95% successful record.
  • For mountaineering in Nepal Please bring your insurance coverage for trekking/Mountaineering.

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  • Best Seasons March to May, September to November
  • Group Size 2-20
  • Duration 18 DAYS BOOKING OPEN FOR 2023
  • Maximum Altitude 6097M
  • Trek Difficulty Challenging

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