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The Best Backpacking in Namche

Looking for the best backpacking in Namche? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Namche. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near Namche

  • Namche, Nepal

    Climbing Gokyo Ri in the Himalayas

    Just like me a few months ago, you may have never heard of Gokyo Ri before. While many tourists choose Everest Base Camp as their trekking destination in the Himalayas, this spot is a true gem and a favorite amongst many locals. And while both Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Ri are about the same hei...
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  • Khumjung, Nepal

    Backpack the Three Passes Everest Base Camp Trek

    110 mi / 20800 ft gain
    The Three Passes Trek is a seriously challenging, seriously awe-inspiring high-altitude trek through the Nepalese Himalayas. Lonely Planet describes this as “the ultimate Everest trek… Only for the truly adventurous.” In fact, for over a week during this trek you will be hiking and sleeping above...
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  • Khumjung, Nepal

    Climb Kala Patthar

    / 1572 ft gain
    Kala Patthar (also spelled Kala Pataar, Kala Pattar), is one of the best ways for ordinary hikers to reach extraordinary heights in the heart of the Nepal Himalayas. The trek to the base of the mountain, at Gorakshep or Lobuche, will have already taken you well over a week and acclimatized your b...
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  • Khumjung, Nepal

    Climb Imja Tse (Island Peak)

    / 3615 ft gain
    Most people climbing Island Peak are adding this summit onto an extended 3-week long Everest Base Camp Trek, this climb occurring after a visit to EBC, between days 10 and 12. Folks embarking on the longer and more challenging 3 Passes Trek may complete this climb before visiting EBC, between day...
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  • Khumjung, Nepal

    Trek to Everest Base Camp

    38.5 mi / 9025.6 ft gain
    If you are in the mood for an epic adventure packed with amazing culture and food, and spectacular scenery, a trip to Everest Base Camp should be on your bucket list. This trip takes a lot of planning, but once you finish, is one of the most incredible and rewarding trip you will ever do. Since i...
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