One of the World's great trekking trips, this expedition sends you over 3 wild cols and through the main 4 valleys of the Khumbu.
The classic Everest Base Camp trip is a justly popular trek but this one is (whisper it quietly) even better. It covers much of the same terrain as the classic route but adds in 3 col crossings and takes you through wilder areas.
The initial section of the route is shared with the Base Camp trek but once you leave the Sherpa capital Namche Bazaar you can expect some solitude. The cols themselves are non-technical but all are exciting and offer scarcely believable views of the World's highest mountains.
The trip takes around 3 weeks and taking so much time off work might seem like a big call, but it is well worth it to complete one of the greatest mountain journeys in the World.