20 days
Trip Level
Group Size
6237 m

The Everest region is fertile land for several peak climbers and expeditions. Kyajo–Ri is another name for Machermo Peak. The Machermo Peak climbing falls on the way to the Gokyo Valley Trek. Few people have climbed the peak, and less traffic on the path, making the trek an amalgamation of serenity and beauty. The less-trodden way is far off from urbanization and globalization. It provides a recluse from day-to-day busy life, while rocky meadows and moraines from the base of the peak end with a climb up to the snowy slopes. Once reaching the top, trekkers are blessed with views of the pristine snow-capped mountains of the Gokyo valley, including the Ama Dablam, Lhotse Shar, Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse, among many others.

The Machermo peak climbing route commences like the Gokyo Ri trek with a scenic flight to Lukla. The trip to Lukla is one of the most beautiful flights worldwide, filled with exclusive views of the snow-capped mountains. The trail gradually uphill to the Namche Bazaar, an age-old trading location between Indian, Tibetan, and Nepalese inhabitants. It is acclimatizing here to suit one’s body to the climatic conditions.

After a day of acclimatization, the trek continues towards Dole, Machermo, and Gokyo Valley. Gokyo Ri, another beautiful viewpoint саn visit from Gokyo village. Next on the trail is the Machermo Base Camp, which is upon rocky terrains and moraine. The climbing period of Machermo Peak is a 2-day job, but the summit is at 6273 meters. Upon reaching the top, hypnotic views of the mountain range all around саn aspect to satiate the mind and once doing above all, retracing the same track back home.

Machermo Peak Climbing: Highlights

The most beautiful mountain of Nepal offers a fabulous view of the whole Khumbu Himalaya within 360 degrees angle
Experience the Sherpas and other ethnic groups and their lifestyles

Spectacular scenery, really admirable, but a lifetime experience
An excellent combination of challenging Trekking and Peak climbing


Machermo Peak Climbing itinerary

1: Arrival day (1,300 m)
2: Free day and trek preparation.
3: Fly to Lukla and then trek to Phakding (2652 m)
4: Trek to Namche Bazaar. (3440 meters)
5: Acclimatize day!
6: Trek to Dole. (4,200 meters)
7: Trek to Machherma. (4,470 meters)
8: Trek to Gokyo (4,790 m)
9: Acclimatize day!
10 – 13: Climbing period of Machhermo Peak.
14: Marchhermo Base Camp – Machhermo
15: Machhermo – Khumjung
16: Khumjung – Phakding
17: Phakding – Lukla
18: Fly back to Kathmandu.
19: Free day at Kathmandu.
20: Final departure.


Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)

Upon arrival at Kathmandu, you will be greeted and welcomed by our agency’s representative in front of the Arrival gate with the Display board of Himalayan Exploration Treks then transfer to your Hotel.

Day 2: Free day and trek preparation.

During the free day in Kathmandu, you may have a chance to visit the heritage site of Kathmandu Valley, followed by a pre-trip departure meeting regarding upcoming trekking peak climbing, where you meet the trek guide and other team members. They will brief you about the team formation, equipment, and nature of peak climbing and other necessary information

Day 3: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2652 m) 3h00 walk.

You will be transferred to the airport in the early morning as per the flight schedule. 40-minute thrilling flights to an airstrip at Lukla by plane offer a marvelous view of the Central and Eastern Himalayas and beautiful landscapes and hills. Lukla is a gateway to the Everest Region.

Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazaar. (3440 m) 6h00 walk.

This is the second day of the journey. You will head to Namche after the breakfast. The trail leads you to the northern valley of the Dudh Koshi River valley, passing by several beautiful villages with their vibrant culture and peaceful forests and crossing several bridges along the trail. Finally, you will get Namche.

Day 5: Acclimatize day!

This is an exploration day in Namche. Hike till Syangboche, a small airport in the region and considered the world’s highest one. Then, hike up to 3800 m to see Mt. Everest and other popular peaks. You will have proper acclimatization. In the afternoon, you may explore the village, which is more equipped with modern amenities such as internet, phone, massage and more.

Day 6: Trek to Dole. (4,200 m) 6h00 walk.

As usual as other days, after breakfast, the trail brings you to the ridge of Namche, then an easy walk to Sanasa with spectacular views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and other peaks. Then, the trail leads uphill to Mang-La pass, descends to the river, and gradually ascends to Dole.

Day 7: Trek to Machherma. (4,470 m) 5h00 walk.

A short climb from Dole, regularly up towards Machherma, passing by tea shops, beautiful landscape but not much greenery having panoramic views of the mountain to get to Machherma for the night.

Day 8: Trek to Gokyo (4,790 m) 5h00 walk.

As usual, another day, your journey begins after a short climb and easy walk to the underneath rocky hill. It continues climbing up, passing by a few lakes along the trail. Finally, we reached Gokyo Lake.

Day 9: Acclimatize day!

This is a rest day for exploration of Gokyo Valley. Hike up to Gokyo Ri in the early morning, which offers rewarding mountain scenery and provides another proper acclimatization. Then, descend and explore the lake

Day 10 – 13: Climbing period of Machhermo Peak.

A super journey of the adventure begins from here. We don’t provide a day-to-day itinerary for the peak climbing, which will be determined by the climbing guide and other support staff based on the weather and physical condition of the climbers. It is a flexible plan for climbing that may help with proper acclimatization and ensure no altitude problem. Typically, the team arranges the necessary things for base camp operation: hikes up and down for proper acclimatization, practicing technical knowledge while making a successful summit, and then descending to base camp.

Day 14: Marchhermo Base Camp – Machhermo

Clean up the base camp, descend to Gokyo Lake, then retrace the same trail while we climb up back to Machhermo.

Day 15: Machhermo – Khumjung

As usual, after breakfast, the trail leads you through the pine forest to Phorse Thanka, then climbs up to Mogla Bhanjyang then the trail gradually down to Sanasa the junction of Everest Base Camp and Gokyo valley and continues to Khumjung village.

Day 16: Khumjung – Phakding

An easy walk along the ridge of Khumjung village with a spectacular view of the Himalayas and descend to Namche. The trail leads you steeply down to Dudh Koshi, and then you cross a suspension bridge that offers an easy trail retrace to Phakding.

Day 17: Phakding – Lukla

Today is the last day of the journey in the mountain. A short walk arrives in Lukla.

Day 18: Fly back to Kathmandu.

Early morning, 40-minute thrilling flights by plane to the airstrip at Lukla offer a marvelous view of the Central Himalayas and beautiful landscapes and hills.

Day 19: Free day at Kathmandu.

This is considered a security day in case of flight interruption due to weather. Otherwise, you may have a chance to explore the ancient city of Kathmandu.

Day 20: Final departure.

Today is the last day in Nepal and with us. You will transfer to the airport three hours before your scheduled flight.


DEPARTURE/RETURN  Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 3 hours before the flight.
Domestic Airfare Accommodations
Meal during the trek Entry frees and Peak permits
Transportation as per itinerary Professional guide & porters
A First Aid Kits Applicable Government Taxes
International Airfare Nepal Visa fees
Meals in City Personal Expenses
Travel Insurance Tipping for Guide & Porters

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Machermo Peak Climbing
Machhermo Peak Climbing
Machermo Peak Climbing
Machhermo Base Camp
Machhermo Ridge
Rock climbing on Machhermo Peak