Machermo Peak Climbing


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Machermo Peak Climb Summary

    1. Machermo Peak Climbing Duration: 15 Days
    2. Highest Altitude: 6,169m/20,240 feet
    3. Machermo Climbing Difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous
    4. Trek hours: 6 Hours daily
    5. Group-Size: 2 – 12 People
    6. Best Time to Climb: September – May (except winter months)
    7. Trip Mode: Lodge + Tent Camp
    8. Meals on Trek: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
    9. Transportation: Car/Plane/bus


The Machermo peak climbing route covers most underlines of Khumbu high mountain passes, lakes, and glaciers. Adventure Machermo climbing is common and is situated in the Mahalangur range in the Everest province, Solukhumbu District, Nepal.

The Machhermo peak climbing is open for climbing under the mountaineering association of Nepal. Summit offers an excellent view of Everest (8,850m), Nuptse (7,879m), and Lhotse (9,501m). Furthermore, Lhotse Shar (8,383m), Makalu (8,475m), Baruntse (7,720m), Ama Dablam (6,856m) Thamserku, Cho-Oyu, etc in a row.

In addition, we have designed the Machermo peak climbing itinerary with Gokyo ridge carefully. It allows for gradual ascend and proper acclimatization. Likewise, the best season to climb the Machermo peak is from April to the end of October. If the itinerary is not suitable for you, we design another itinerary as per your demand and the duration of the vacation.

How much is the Machermo peak Climb Package Cost/Price?

The cost of the Machermo peak climbing package with a Gokyo Treks Agency (local climbing operator agency in Nepal) ranges between US$ 2199 to US$ 2725. Of course, the Machermo peak climbing cost will vary according to the group size you are traveling with and the service you choose. The given package price includes transportation, a guide, porters, hotels and food accommodation and hiking permits, facilities.

Additionally, we have also discount deals for trek group leaders. For example, if you could bring 10+ travelers (except you) on your trip, you are treated as a group leader. So you can climb Machermo peak free of cost.

It’s a standard climbing package price for 2 week climb for Machermo peak climb. If you are 2 people climbing Machermo mountain cost US$ 2350 for 15 days for summit climbing according to the given trekking plus climbing plan. We can modify the climbing itinerary and the prices according to your wish. Here is the price list for the Machermo peak climb.

Price Per Person for 15 days Machermo peak climb.

Number of TouristPrice Per Person
1 PersonUS$ 2725
2 PersonUS$ 2350
3 PersonUS$ 2350
4 to 6 personUS$ 2298
7 to 9 PersonUS$ 2250
10 and more than 10 PersonUS$ 2199

If you’re wondering to know about what is included and what is excluded from this trip price, kindly check on the cost given on a tab button.


The Machermo peak climbing itinerary details

Our Machermo peak climbing 16 days itinerary is a sample plan. Climbing travelers, who wish to go to Gokyo valley with a more relaxing plan or want to have a private customized plan? email us your thoughts.

01 DayArrival at Kathmandu valley. The World Heritage site of Kathmandu valley sightseeing, 6 hours.

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will pick you up and drop you at your hotel in Thamel with a private car. Leaving luggage at the hotel, we start with our guided trip to the UNESCO world heritage site in Kathmandu valley.

The sightseeing includes the pilgrimage sites of Hindu Pashupatinath temple, the world’s biggest Bouddhanath Stupa, and historical Kathmandu Durbar Square with the temple, unique architecture, and Kumari (living goddess) in central Kathmandu. Evening introduction with a travel buddy for your adventure mountain Machhermo peak climbing.

02 DayKathmandu to Lukla airport flight. Hike to Bengkar village (2630m/8,629 feet), 5 hours

Take an early flight from Kathmandu to Lukla airport (2,860m/9,381 feet), seat at north side to get a better view. Landing in Lukla bazaar, meet our entire crew, have breakfast, and proceed to go.

Hike from Lukla to Phakding village is the easiest part as the landscapes go slightly up in ascending rank. The travel goes further with a gentle rise in the mountainside of the Dudh Koshi canyon. Passing several Sherpa localities, we reach Bengkar village.

Lukla airport

03 Day Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,286 feet), 4 hours

The trail ascends across the Koshi riverbank into the mountain, through a forest to Chumoa. Continue to cross a stream, and pass by the tiny Monjo village to the Sagarmatha National Park office where we need to pay for entrance fees.

Cross the Hillary bridge, the trek begins the steep ascent to Namche Bazar. In between the pine forest, we have first-rate Everest (8,848m) and Lhotse (8,516m.) mountain views. Encircled around the mountains, Namche Bazaar is the central heart of the area for food, trekking gear, and other necessary goods.

Namche bazaar lodges
04 DayTrek to Khumjung village (3,780m/12,402 feet) via Sengboche hill, 4 hours

We start with a steep one-hour climb to the Sengboche airstrip (3790m), from where we will slowly ascent towards Khunde passing numerous chorten (stone Buddhist monuments) and hill station.

Hike up to the hilltop to get an excellent view of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawche, Kongde, Thamserku, and many other snowy mountains in a row. Khumjung is a foothill of Khumbila and interested tourists go to visit the Khumjung monastery.

05 DayDhole lodge trekking (4,110m/13,485 feet), 5 hours

The classical Gokyo trail ascends up to Mong la pass at 4,000 meters ridgeline. A short stop for photography rest because Mong la hill station offers an excellent mountain view of several tallest mountains.

You trek steeply descend passing through Phortse Tenga and climbing steeply to Dhole, through rhododendron and birch forest.

Dhole guest houses, Solu Khumbu, Nepal
06 DayMachermo village trek (4,470m/14,666 feet), 4 hours

Journey leads steadily along the side of the valley, where the small and thorny bushes give way to scrub juniper as the altitude rises. The mountain hiking trail passes many summer settlements, yaks are taken to these pastures to graze in the summer months. Ahead of you are excellent views of Cho Oyu, while back down the valley are the peaks of Kantega and Thamserku.

Machhermo top lodges, Solu Khumbu, Nepal
07 DayGokyo lake (4,790m/15,716 feet) and to Gokyo Ri hikes, 5 hours

The Himalayan trail leads over the scenic grassy walks at Pangka, descend slightly, following one of the melt-water Rivers which flow down the west side of the Ngozumpa Glacier. We climb Everest Gokyo trek a steep rocky sloping valley by the side of the Gokyo glacial river.

The final destination is ultimately Gokyo lake, where we stay overnight in a good lodge. The Gokyo Everest trek journey today is just a superb trip rather to earlier days in terms of landscape and Mountains view.

Later Lunch, Gokyo Ridge hikes is situated just above the side of Gokyo lake and a Ngozumpa glacier, the biggest glacier in Nepal. You can hike at the top of Gokyo Ridgeline to get a super view of the tallest peaks at 360 deg angle.

08 DayGokyo to Machermo Base camp (4,470m/14,666 feet), 7 hours
We trek down with the same trail from the Gokyo Valley to Machermo lodge. Collecting our all climbing gear, we departed up to the Machermo base camp on the same day. Hike about 350 feet up to the Machermo for better acclimatization but it is not a must. The Base Camp offers great scenery and we set up our Tent for an overnight stay.

09 DayMachermo High camp climb (5,300m/17,389 feet), 4 hours

Our support team will take you to the high camp which takes about 5 hours. You will have climbing practice using climbing equipment. Journey offers stunning views of the Himalayas including mount cholatse, taboche, amadablam, and more. Stay overnight in Tent.

10 DayMachermo summit climb (6,237m/20,463 feet). And return to normal basecamp, 8 hours

As you go higher the grassy trail goes more stepper and diluent and sleeper. On a colder night with dry weather, the climbing path could be blue ice which makes your climbing harder. The Machhermo summit is tiny with amazing views of the entire Khumbu District. After a successful ascend, return to base camp where we spend the night.

11 DayReserve day for weather contingency.

There is no such guarantee that we can get quite favorable weather while climbing. So this day is used as a contingency in case we are unable to get to the summit on an earlier day. If the weather gets exceptionally unfavorable, we wisely have to postpone the program. Sometimes somebody in the group may get some problems acclimatizing well enough to make the ascent; the day can be used in that condition too. If the trip goes smoothly, we do not need this spare day so we descend downhill.

12 DayDescend downhill to Monjo village (2,835m/9,302 feet), 7 hours.

A long day walk to get to Monjo village passing sherpa settlements. If you can’t reach Monjo today, you might customize your day and stay in Namche Bazaar. And try to walk to Lukla’s guest house in the next day.

13 DayDescend to Lukla Bazaar (2,840m/9,318 feet), 6 hours

An easy hikes today to get back at Lukla airport. We trek to Lukla Bazaar with the same trail that we use on our ascending. It is the last day of our climbing. Our guide will go to the airline counter to reconfirm the return flight to Kathmandu for the next morning.

14 DayScenic Mountain flight from Lukla to Kathmandu Tribhuvan international airport.

We board our early flight from Lukla to Kathmandu airport. Upon arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuvan international airport, we arrange a return transfer back to your hotel. In the afternoon, go shopping or request us to discover Kathmandu as a guided trip at additional cost.

15 DayFinal departure day

Drop you at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) onward to your final destination and our trip ends. Wish you a wonderful journey.

Not satisfied with above plan?

Are you interested in planning a custom trip? this might take 2 to 3 minutes.


How much does Machermo peak climbing cost?

The Machermo peak climbing price US$ 2350 is the standard trek price on a double occupancy per person basis. For the deluxe plan, we add a 3 to 5-star category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu with a breakfast plan. Likewise, clean guest house accommodation with an attached bathroom/toilet while trekking in possible places. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZING YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS.

Machermo peak climbing price includes:-

  • Kathmandu international airport (TIA) transfer on your arrival a private Car/Van.
  • 2 nights double bedroom accommodation in Tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu.
  • NMA registered Professional Mountain Climbing Guide [salary, transport, equipment, bonus, Insurance] for Machermo mountain (3 nights 4 days).
  • Domestic flight tickets Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu round trip with applicable airport taxes.
  • 14 Breakfast, 13 Lunch, and 13 Dinner during the trekking and climbing days.
  • lodge accommodation during the trekking and Tent accommodation while on climbing days.
  • Required a number of porters during the trek. (one porter = 2 guest basis) because our porter can carry a maximum 25 kg of your bag pack.
  • Machermo peak climbing permits fees, Sagarmatha National Park entrance fee, and also Pasang Lamu Municipality entrance fee.
  • Group climbing equipment including harness, ropes,..etc.
  • Tent accommodation with unlimited climbing foods while on peak climbing time
  • Well-paid salary, food, accommodation, and insurance of Nepalese staff.
  • Agency’s duffel bag (50 liters capacity), and trek poles if Necessary – return after the trek.
  • First aid medical kit including Oximeter to check your Oxygen level, Pulse rate to monitor every day to prepare for mountain altitude risk.
  • In a worst case, help with all Helicopter Rescue and evacuation arrangements (but not the rescue bills).
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT, and as well as Company service charge.

Machermo peak climbing cost excludes:

  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu city.
  • Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls, and hot showers during the trekking.
  • Trekking and climbing equipment (personal) and Clothing.
  • -10 comfort fresh Sleeping bag rental cost per piece US$ 2 per day.
  • Personal nature expenses, any types of drinks on trekking days, and bar bills.
  • Travel Insurance which covers emergency rescue, evacuation, personal loss, or damage.
  • Any donation and monument entrance fees.
  • Gratuities for climbing crew [Tip is a culture, so they expect highly].

Group join

We can organize private Machermo peak climbing starting on any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.


Question: Is pick-up service available on my arrival day in Kathmandu?

Answer: Yes sure. Provide us with your flight details and request for pickup. Our representative will come to pick up you at Kathmandu international airport.

Question: Do I need experience in Machermo peak climbing?

Answer: This climbing trip is suitable for professional trekkers who can walk roughly about 5 hours daily with a lightweight daypack. If you have some walking experience with something above 4000 meters, you can complete this climbing journey successfully.

Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect at Machermo peak climbing?

Answer: We provide you with tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu. And during the trekking normal rooms with a clean cozy bed with a nice mattress. However, we recommend you take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you. Otherwise, you may rent it while you are in Kathmandu.

Question: What kind of food can I expect in Machermo peak climbing?

Answer: The guesthouses along the trekking routes have attached restaurants. They cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, rice, bread, and soups. During the climbing days, our cook will prepare delicious meals for the climber.

dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend the night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to the next place where you are going. However, for climbing days you will have climbing food served with hot drinks.

Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower along with climbing and trekking?

Answer: Guest house trekking all the lodges they have a shower which you can get it on pay.

Question: How do I get drinking water on Machermo peak climbing?

Answer: All the hotels and shops are selling mineral water en route. However, we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of plastic waste. We recommend you bring aqua tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is often available at the trail and also at the campsites. We serve purified water on climbing days.

Question: Can I charge my camera or other batteries on my trip?

Answer: Going through the guest house trek on Everest, there are chances to charge the battery on pay. We recommend you bring an extra pair in case. Remember to bring your adapters! And we recommend you take extra batteries along with you for climbing days backup.

Question: Are there internet facilities for Climbing Machermo peak?

Answer: Everest Link is an internet service provider founded in 2014 that provides high-speed internet and Wi-Fi in the Everest Region. It is the only internet provider on the Machermo trail, making it the world’s tallest internet service.

If you wish to stay connected with better WIFI to your family, friends, or business, we suggest you buy Everest Link internet. It’s better than other NETWORK connections and you can buy an Everest link card easily in the shops, hotels, or any small lodges in the Everest zone. .

Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?

Answer: No! So, for the trekking routes, you need to have cash Nepali rupees. Credit cards work only in bigger cities or in luxury hotels.

Question: When should I book my trip and what are the payment terms?

Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of misunderstanding. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last-minute bookings.

And regarding the deposit, we prefer a 20% advance deposit of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And the rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Kathmandu.

Question: Who will carry my luggage on express Machermo peak climbing?

Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, every porter carry a maximum of 24 kilos of your backpack which means 2 guests (12 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis.

Question: How much distance do I walk each day?

Answer: When walking/trekking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day is about 5/6 hours.

Question: Where can I organize my personal climbing gear?

Answer: If you have those climbing gear at your home bring them along with you. If you don’t have them, you can rent them either in Kathmandu or at Name Bazaar.

Question: How much additional money do I need per day?

Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for a lunch/dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee, and some drinks while you are on your trek.

Machermo peak climbing highlights

  • Discover the best Himalayan view at 360 deg angles from Renjo la, Klapatthar & Kongma la.
  • Best view of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Lobuche, Cho Oyu, Amadablam, Thamserku..etc
  • Challenging Machermo peak summit offers the best scenery of all Khumbu Himalayas.
  • Sherpa Buddhism, an ancient monastery, Local Khumbu Sherpa and their way of life.

Notes for Machermo peak climbers!

The information stated above is just a guide and standard template that we provide you. Despite that, the trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Local politics, landslides, cancellation of local flights, weather, transport, or a multitude of other factors that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary en route.

It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered. If modifications are necessary the leader will decide the best alternative option, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. When a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.

What makes Machermo peak climbing special?

Opportunities for adventure peak climbing are scattered all over this planet. You just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition agency believe in quality services. First safety and success satisfaction are our top priorities.

We are a team of professional, experienced, and licensed local guides who know the destination much better than others. Not only this but also we give benefits to the local communities and help to conserve natural resources which reduced costs and consumption.

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