• Himalayan Eco-Culture Treks & Research Expeditions

Khumbu Glacier

khumbu glacier photo

Trip Facts

  • Destination: Khumbu
  • Duration: 25
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
  • Best Time: Autumn and Spring
  • Max Elevation: 4940 m
  • Group Size:

Khumbu Glacier

The Khumbu Glacier, situated in the Everest region of the Himalayas, has been subject to extensive research. Uncovering crucial insights into glacial dynamics and the impacts of climate change. This glacier, spanning approximately 17 kilometers, serves as a critical indicator of environmental shifts.

Scientists have meticulously investigated the Khumbu Glacier’s response to changing climatic conditions. Remote sensing technologies, including satellite imagery and ground-based measurements, have been employed to assess glacier retreat and ice mass loss. The findings reveal a concerning trend, with the glacier experiencing accelerated melting and a reduction in overall volume.

The Khumbu Glacier’s behavior has been linked to broader climate patterns, emphasizing its role as a sentinel for the impacts of global warming. The data collected underscores the urgency of addressing climate change to mitigate the cascading effects on glacial systems and downstream communities.

Furthermore, field studies have been conducted to monitor the glacier’s dynamics in real-time. These on-site observations offer a nuanced understanding of the interactions between temperature, precipitation, and glacial movement. The research not only contributes to the scientific understanding of glaciology but also informs policymakers and communities about the imminent risks associated with glacial retreat.

In conclusion,

Global warming is the burning issue of world, due to its it is effecting different part of country. Nepal is also facing major decay on glacier. Glacier are melting all over the Nepal which is effecting its surroundings. Likewise, khumbu glacier is also melting day to day and inch by inch. Many research is taking place on khumbu region. Our company (Himalayan Eco-Culture Trek & Research Expeditions) also does research on khumbu glacier region. We have done many previous research on glacier. We provide best services for the scientist or researchers who are willing to do work with us.


Day 01 Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02 Research preparation day and preparing equipment
Day 03 Fly to Lukla & trek to Phakding 3-4 hrs
Day 04 Phakding – Namche Bazaar 5-6 hrs
Day 05 In Namche – Acclimatization
Day 06 Namche – Tengboche 5-6 hrs
Day 07 Tengboche – Dingboche 5-6 hrs
Day 08 In Dingboche – Rest Day
Day 09 Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m) 5-6 hrs
Day 10 Lobuche- Acclimation and preparing research equipment
Day 11-20 Glacier research
Day 21 Descend from Lobuche to Dingboche
Day 22 Digboche to Namche
Day 23 Namche – Lukla
Day 24 Fly back to Kathmandu
Day 25 Transfer to the Airport for your onward destination

Trip Includes

  • Airport pick up / drop off by private vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • Accommodation during the trek at guest houses/lodges/tents.
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek.
  • Experienced English speaking trekking guide.
  • Sagarmatha National park entrance Permit and fees.
  • Kathmandu hotel (four-star category)
  • Any kind of drinks (tea/coffee, hot chocolate, boiled water, bottle water, cola, beer etc.)
  • First Aid medical kit.
  • Duffel bag.
  • Domestic air tickets

Trip Excludes

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Monuments entrance fees while sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu if needed
  • Nepal entry visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs for faster service)
  • International airfare and travel insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, hot shower etc.)
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag and walking pole

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