Trip Highlights of Everest Three Passes Trek
- High alpine valleys and forest, high snowcapped peaks.
- Rich valleys, traditional Sherpa villages.
- On the base of Mt. Everest.
- Scenic mountain flight to and from Lukla.
- Tengboche Monastery
- Explore Sagarmatha National Park, world’s highest national park.
- Adventurous hiking in world famous trail.
- 3 High altitude passes (Kongma La (5535m), Chola(5380m), Renjo La pass(5388m))
- Enjoy the view of the Mount Everest from Kala Patthar.
- Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Everest 3 High Passes Trek gives you an overall Everest trekking experience. You get to cross three high passes– KongmaLa, Cho La and Renjo La– along with the opportunity to visit Everest base camp. Ascending towards Gokyo Ri and Kala Patthar gives us breath taking panoramic views of Everest and other surrounding peaks. This Everest Three Pass Trek is considered to be a challenging trek and is preferred by adventure lovers who want to have it all.
Everest three passes trek adventure starts as we board a scenic mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek towards Namche Bazar, the home of Sherpas. After acclimatizing at Namche for two nights we follow the popular Everest trail through Tengboche, Dingboche and rest for another day at Chukkung before crossing first high pass of Kongma La at an altitude of 5535m. Then we will be stepping at Everest base camp via Lobuche and Gorakshep followed bya hike upto Kalapathhar for panoramic views of snow-capped mountains including Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Amadablam and other neighboring peaks. We continue the Everest three pass Trek via Dzongla before crossing the next pass of Cho La that finally takes us to pristine glacial lakes of Gokyo. We then hike up to Gokyo ri for great panoramic views and make our way towards the final pass of Renjo La. Spending a night at Marlung, we descend towards Namche Bazar, Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu.
Everest Three High Passes Trek can be joined by any adventure lover who possesses a good level of physical fitness and the ability to cross three high altitude. In order to avoid rainfall and for clear views the best periods to undertake this trek are from mid-April to May and from mid September to mid November. Join our Everest Three Passes Trek with Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage for creating some memorable moments that you would cherish in years to come.
The weather condition in the Everest region
Everest is the right place to trek all over the year. The people can trek in all seasons in the Everest Three pass trek . The March to May and October to November are the most popular trekking months in Nepal. The Himalayan peak is the coldest region so you should avoid the monsoon and winter season to trek in the high altitude. During the winter days, the temperature will be below minus. On the monsoon season, the trekking routes are damaged by the rain. You cannot able to trek in the Everest region on rainy days.
We try to depart on the scheduled itinerary, we cannot promise to guarantee fixed departure only in case of flight cancellation, delays. we request you to plan out extra few days in case the weather does not stay in our favor. Since your safety is our uttermost priority, we also request you to follow your team leaders and your guides’ since they are trained and experienced in this particular area. We can arrange to occupy your day with adventures and exploration activities to utilize the day.
Weather condition in the Himalayas is also subject to change which can be an obstruction during your travels. Since obstacles are unpredictable, Nepal Adventure pilgrimage Treks & Expedition facilitates our customers to arrange helicopter service if needed (at extra cost). We can arrange helicopter service during the time of flight delays/ cancellation and during personal preferences. Since helicopters can fly in arduous circumstances compared to airplanes.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300 m/4264 ft)
Day 02: Kathmandu – Lukla [2840 m/9320] – Phakding [2,652m/8,700ft]: 40 minutes flight, 3 – 4 hrs trek
Day 03: Phakding – Namche Bazaar [3440 m/11,280 ft]: 5 – 6 hrs trek
Day 04: Namche Bazaar: Rest day
Day 05: Namche Bazaar – Tengboche [3860 m/12,660 ft]: 5 – 6 hrs
Day 06: Tengboche – Dingboche [4360m/14,300 ft]: 5 – 6 hrs
Day 07: Dingboche – Chhukung [4750m/15,580 ft]: 3 – 4 hrs
Day 08: Chhukung – Kongma La [5535m/18,159ft] – Lobuche [4940m/16,210ft]: 6 – 7 hrs
Day 09: Lobuche – Gorak Shep [5170 m/16,961ft] – Everest Base Camp [5364 m/17,594 ft] – Gorak Shep: 8 – 9 hrs
Day 10: Gorak Shep – Kala Patthar [5545 m/18,192 ft] – Dzongla [4830m/15,850 ft]: 6- 7 hrs
Day 11: Dzongla – ChoLa [5368m/17,611 ft] -Thangnak Gokyo [4800m/15,580 ft] : 8-9 hrs
Day 12: Rest day in Gokyo – Gokyo Ri [5357m/17,575 ft]: 4-5 hrs
Day 13: Gokyo – Renjo La [5360m/17585 ft] – Marlung [4210m/13,810 ft]: 7 – 8 hrs
Day 14: Marlung – Namche Bazzar: 5 – 6 hrs
Day 15: Namche Bazzar – Lukla: 6 – 8 hrs
Day 16: Lukla – Kathmandu: 40 min flight
Day 17: Farewell Day