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everest high passes trek

Everest High Passes Trek

Duration 20 days Days
Country NEPAL
Grade Challenging
Max. Altitude 4,555m
Group Size 1-16 pax
Best Season All Seasons except Harsh Winter
Transportation Private Vehicles/Domestic Planes
Accommodation Lodges during the trek, 3-Star Hotel in Kathmandu
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Overview

Everest High Passes Trek also called Everest Three passes Trek is one of the most popular and challenging trek in Nepal covering Everest Base Camp and the three passes Renjo La, Cho La & Kongma La High Passes Trekking in Nepal ensures the trekkers reach the height to view the dazzling Himalayas is relatively a strenuous trek, but it won’t stop trekkers from enjoying the scenic view the trek has to offer.

To commence this trek the trekkers should fly from Kathmandu to Lukla where they can observe the scenic view of the Himalayas mentioned earlier. Tagging along to the Himalayas, the trekkers will also come across glacier lakes, Khumbu Icefall, Gokyo Lake, and Sagarmatha National Park featuring varieties of floras and faunas, and many other natural beauties along the trek. The trekkers will visit ancient monasteries, caves, the hotel situated at highest altitude (i.e.Hotel Everest View ), Sherpa villages, Gokyo village, and many other small villages along the way. Three Pass Trek also gives the trekkers an opportunity to identify the struggles of Sherpas who live in that region. The trekkers will come to learn a lot about the culture, language, and tradition of Sherpa and Tibetan locale residing in Khumbu region. Though the Three Passes Trek may be strenuous, it surely guarantees wonderful experience in the lap of the Himalayas.

Everest High Pass Trekking in Nepal

Situated in the Everest or Khumbu region of Eastern Nepal, Everest High Passes Trek goes via  the Everest Base Camp  which are all above 5,000m from the sea level. The three passes of the trek are Renjo La (5,338m), Chola La (5,368m), and Kongma La (5,528m). All the three passes are the gateway to the heaven on earth as they host most appealing view of the gigantic mountains in the world such as Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu, Pumori, Ama Dablam, Khumbila, Nuptse, Gokyo RI, Kala Patthar, Kongde RI and many other Himalayas in the Everest region.

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Detail Itinerary

Day 01

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m) / Transfer to Hotel

Upon landing, you will be welcomed and picked up by our staff at the international airport in Kathmandu. We will accompany you to the designated hotel (3-star). Enjoy and explore the city, Nepali lifestyle and cuisine for the rest of the day. In the evening, we will meet up for welcome dinner and brief the journey.

Included Meals: Welcome Dinner

Accommodation: 3-star Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 02

Day 02: Domestic Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2880m) [45-Minutes], trek to Phakding (2640m) [4-Hours]

From Kathmandu, we will take a 45-minute towards Lukla. Lukla flight is unique due to the stunning mountain views and landing at one of world's highest altitude airstrip.

Lukla is a bustling town with shops, restaurants and facilities for guests. After some rest, we will start trekking towards Phakding village. It will take 3-4 hours of trekking according to the pace. Phakding is larger than Lukla and is equipped with restaurants, tea-houses, bars and restaurants for trekkers.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea-house/ Phakding

Day 03

Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3445m) [5/6-Hours]

Wake up to a beautiful sunrise at Phakding. After breakfast, we start the trek following the trails. Encounter local people, children, yaks and fellow trekkers as you move through Sagarmatha National Park and a few registration posts held up by local police. Cross high suspension bridge and climb until you reach Namche Bazaar, the gateway to Everest. Namche is also housed with various accommodation, food and hangout facilities.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea-house/ Namche Bazaar

Day 04

Day 04: Acclimatization Day. Hike to Hotel Everest View (3962m) and back to Namche [5/6-Hours]

We take to spend the day in Namche Bazaar to adjust physically to the high altitude, referred as acclimatization. Acclimatization helps adopt our body to the increasing altitude and reduces the risk of altitude sickness.

Namche has Tibetan market selling clothes and cheap Chinese goods with the weekly wholesale market to browse. Even though we are acclimatizing, we will still need to stay active. So let's hike up to the famous Everest View Hotel and back.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea-house/ Namche Bazaar

Day 05

Day 05: Trek from Namche to Thame (3850m) [5/6-Hours]

We leave Namche Bazaar and trek for 6 hours to Thame (3,850m) by crossing a bridge over Bhote Koshi River. Overnight at a lodge in Thame.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea-house/ Thame

Day 06

Day 06: Trek from Thame to Marulung (4210m) [5/6-Hours]

Chasing the fascinating view of Kongde Ri, we trek towards Marulung (4,210m). After 6 hours of trek, we rest at a lodge in Marulung.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea-house/ Marulung

Day 07

Day 07: Trek from Marulung- Lungden (4810m) [7/8-Hours]

We trek for 5 hours to reach Lungden by crossing few water streams on our way. Overnight at a guesthouse in Lungden.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea-house/ Lungden

Day 08

Day 08: Trek from Lungden to Gokyo (4800m) via Renjo La Pass (5360m)

Using the first pass out of three, we trek to Gokyo (4,800) via Renjo La pass (5,338m). The alluring view of Everest, Lhotse, and other mountains will make our 6-trek seem short. Overnight at a lodge in Gokyo.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea-house/ Gokyo

Day 09

Day 9: Rest day at Gokyo, hike to Gokyo Ri (5357m) [5/6-Hours]

We hike for 4 hours to reach Gokyo Ri (5,357m) viewpoint. We can relish the view of Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Nuptse, Pumori, Makalu, and many other mountains. Overnight in Gokyo.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea-house/ Gokyo

Day 10

Day 10: Trek from Gokyo to Thagnak (4750m) [4/5-Hours]

We trek through Ngozumpa Glacier enjoying the view of Cho Oyu, Gokyo Ri, and Everest, of course, to reach Thaknak after 6 hours. Overnight at a lodge in Thaknak.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea-house/ Thagnak

Day 11

Day 11: Trek from Thaknak to Dzongla (4830m) via Cho La Pass [7/8-Hours]

We reach to Dzongla (4,830m) via our second pass i.e. Cho La (5,368m). In 8-hour trek, we stumble across a frozen lake and revel the view of the Himalayas from the top of the pass filled with prayer flags. Overnight at a lodge in Dzongla
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea-house/ Dzongla

Day 12

Day 12: Trek from Dzongla to Lobuche (4940m) [2/3-Hours]

Chasing the Lobuche Peak, we trek to Lobuche (4,900m) with the magnificent view of Ama Dablam in the background. After 5 hours trek, we rest at a lodge in Lobuche.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea-house/ Lobuche

Day 13

Day 13: Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5364m) via Gorakshep (5150m) and trek back to Goraksep [8-Hours]

Our journey from Lobuche leads us to yet another Sherpa settlement, Gorakshep after 6-7 hours trek. This is a popular stop for trekkers. Nuptse, Cholatse, Lobuche, and Pumori overlook the Lobuche village as we visit the Everest Base Camp including Majestic Mount Everest.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea-house/ Gorakhshep

Day 14

Day 14: Hike to Kalapatthar (5545m) for Everest View and trek to Lobuche [8-Hours]

Chasing the Lobuche Peak, we trek to Lobuche (4,900m) with the magnificent view of Ama Dablam in the background. After 5 hours trek, we rest at a lodge in Lobuche.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea-house/ Lobuche

Day 15

Day 15: Trek ffrom Lobuche to Kongma La (5535m) and Chhukung (4730m) [6/7-Hours]

We trek to Chhukung (4,730m) via our final pass i.e. Kongma La (5,528m). In our 7-hour trek via Kongma La, we encounter frozen lakes along with the majestic view of Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Makalu, and Nuptse. Overnight at a guesthouse in Chhukung.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea-house/ Chhukung

Day 16

Day 16: Trek from Chhukung to Tengboche (3860m) [5/6-Hours]

We leave Chhukung for Tengboche (3,860m). After 6 hours of trek, we visit the famous ancient Buddhist monastery of Tengboche Monastery aka Dawa Choling Gumba which hosts the stunning view of the Himalayas in its premises. Overnight at a guesthouse in Tengboche.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea-house/ Tengboche

Day 17

Day 17: Trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar [5/6-Hours]

We are on our way back from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar with 6-7 hours trek. Spending our last night at Namche, talking to locals and kids is an amazing way to get little closer to the mountainous lifestyle.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea-house/ Namche Bazaar

Day 18

Day 18: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla [6-Hours]

Bidding our goodbye to glimpses of the highest summit of the world, we return back to Lukla from Namche Bazaar by trekking for about 6-7 hours. Every moment of the last couple of days spent will be a lifetime memory.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea-house/ Lukla

Day 19

Day 19: Domestic Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu [35-Minutes]

Taking a 35-minutes flight back to Kathmandu, today is our final day here. This day is ideal for visiting Swayambhunath Stupa and exploring local streets Thamel. Taking a walk through Thamel, a busy tourist spot, buying souvenirs from here is the pretty good option.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Accommodation: 3-Star Hotel / Kathmandu

Day 20

Day 20: Transfer to Airport / Final Departure

It is our parting time. Hoping you are intrigued by this adventurous trek to Mt Everest, we will be ready to accompany you on any of your future journey to Nepal.

Included Meal: Breakfast

Cost Includes

  • Private Arrival & Departure transfers on both domestic and international flights.
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu( Hotel Arts in Kathmandu or similar)  on a twin share bed/Single and breakfast as per the itinerary.
  • Full board meals while trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
  • Accommodation in tea house ( Best Mountain Lodge )  or lodge while trekking.
  • Welcome / fare- well dinner as listed in the itinerary with Local Cultural Dance,
  • The sightseeing city tour with world heritage entrance fees as listed in itinerary.
  • All Domestic flights and airport tax as listed in the itinerary.
  • Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek as applicable.
  • Sleeping bag, duffel bag etc for the use during the trip, Plastic garbage bags.
  • Professional local experienced Trek Leader / Guide trained in Wilderness First Aid for Everest High Passes Trek, 
  • Comprehensive First Aid Kit.
  • Respective region (Everest) trekking map, TIMS Card.
  • Necessary Porters to carry all personal gear and group equipment.
  • Proper Insurance of all staff including porters.
  • Warm clothing & trekking gear for staff including porters: Gortex jacket & trousers, fleece jacket and pant, trekking shoes / boots, woolen hat, gloves, shocks, sunglasses etc while Everest High passes Trek
  • The Trekking t-shirt
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers

Cost Excludes

  • Meals on the cities except Welcome Dinner (Tentative US$8-$12.00 per meals )
  • Nepal entry visa fee which you will get it in to Kathmandu airport on upon arrival,
  • Personal trekking equipment for Everest High passes Trek, gear should be well equipped,
  • Items of a personal nature expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, mineral water, hot shower, battery charge, Telephone, etc..
  • Tips for trekking/ tour guide & porters (expected,)
  • International airfare and airport taxes, excess baggage charges.
  • Valid Travel Insurance with Medical evacuation in case of emergency
  • Expenses incurred due to accidents, landslide, strikes, political unrest
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