20 days
Trip Level
Group Size
6237 m

Everest region is fertile land for several peak climbing and expedition. 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 it 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 bless 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 Valley trek with a scenic flight to Lukla. The trip to Lukla is one of the most beautiful flights worldwide since it is filled with exclusive views of the snow-capped mountains. The trail then 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 further 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, whereas 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 all the mountain ranges 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 greet and welcome by our agency’s representative in front of Arrival gate with 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 heritage site of Kathmandu valley, followed by pre-trip departure meeting regarding upcoming trekking peak climbing where you meet trek guide and others team members. They will brief you about the team formation, equipment and nature of peak climbing and others 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 flight schedule. 40-minute thrilling flights to an airstrip at Lukla by plane offers the marvelous view of Central and Eastern Himalayas and as well as beautiful landscape and hills. Lukla is a gateway to 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 the northern valley of the Dudh Koshi River valley passing by several beautiful villages with their vibrant culture, peaceful forests and crossing over 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 consider as world’s highest one. Then hike up to 3800 m to see the 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 the breakfast the trail brings you in the ridge of Namche then an easy walk to Sanasa with spectaculars views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and others peaks. Then the trail leads uphill to Mang-La pass and descends to the river then the trail gradually ascend 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 with panoramic views of the mountain to get Machherma for the night.

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

As usual as another day, your journey begins after a short climb and easy walk to the underneath of rocky hill and continue to climb up passing by few lakes along the trail. Finally, we reach 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 offered rewarding mountain scenery which provides us with another proper acclimatization. Then; descend down 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 determine by the climbing guide and other support staffs base on weather and physical condition of climbers. It is a flexible plan for climbing that may help for proper acclimatization and ensure to no altitude problem. Typically, the team arranges the necessary things for base camp operation; hike up and down for proper acclimatization and practicing the technical knowledge while once make a successful summit then descend 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 the 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 Himalayas and descend to Namche. The trail leads you a steep down to Dudh Koshi then 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 to the airstrip at Lukla by plane offers a marvelous view of Central Himalayas and as well as beautiful landscape and hills.

Day 19: Free day at Kathmandu.

This is considered as 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 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