Asiana Treks

Everest Three High Passes Trekking

Duration
20 days
Max. Elevation
5420m
Group size
2 to more
Level
MODERATE
Transportation
private vehicle + air fair.
Best Season
September to November and February to June 15
Accomodation
Hotel / Guest house.
Meals
Starts at/ Ends at
Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Trip Route
Kathmandu- Lukla -Namche- Thame- Ranjola Pass- Gokyo -Chola Pass-Everest basecamp- Kongmala pass - Dingboche and Back to Kathmandu

Highlights

    • Renjo La, Cho La, and Kongma La are three of the Everest region's well-known passes.
    • Discover the Gokyo valley's glacier lakes.
    • Enjoy a thrilling yet difficult experience navigating these passes.
    • Discover the Sherpa culture of the Himalayas up close.
    • The best views of Mount Everest may be seen from KalaPatthar (5545 meters).

Overview

Overview

Everest Three High Passes Trekking is an incredible trip that takes you on the adventure of experiencing three popular high Himalayan passes in the Everest region excellent adventure trek goes through the high passes of Renjo La (5340m), Cho La (5420m), and Kongma La (5535m), including hiking to spectacular Gokyo Ri (5360).

Apart from achieving three incredible high passes, the trek brings an excellent opportunity to explore beautiful lakes amidst the mountain peaks at Gokyo. The trip also goes to the Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar for a stunning Himalayan panorama and sunrise over the Himalayas.

Although a challenging trip, you will get some unforgettable memory of adventure trekking on this trip. Unlike an average Everest Base Camp trekking, this trek shows Everest and other mountain peaks from several angles. It gives more opportunities to explore the charming beauty of the region. The Everest Three High Passes Trekking alludes to a bold traveling experience in Nepal that provides food as a test to trekking lovers. During the trip, you will run over three passes which incorporate Renjo La (5360m), Cho La (5368m), and Kongma La (5330m), which comprise extraordinary harmony and tranquillity. The trip contains fantastic trails through the Gokyo Valley and Everest Base Camp. This ideal traveling experience allows you to climb three pinnacles: Gokyo Ri, Kala Pattar, and Chukkung Ri, and it would positively enable you to accumulate never-ending recollections.

The Everest Three High Passes trekking is a twenty-day trip that follows the Everest Base Camp course before separating and taking you more than three passes that give stunning perspectives on the Himalayas and Mount Everest. It's been named the most beautiful journey on the planet and in light of current circumstances! While going on the Everest Base Camp course is decent due to its business status, the three passes journey takes you past that side of the area. It shows you significantly a more incredible amount of its excellence. The Gokyo Lakes journey is another well-known trip in Sagarmatha National Park, and this takes you through the endpoint of that course.

Trip Itinerary

Arrive at the Tribhuwan international airport where you will be welcomed by our representative and transferred to your hotel. This day is simply an arrival day and there will be no any organized activities. So, you will have some free time to relax or walk around for local sights. A pre-departure meeting will be held early evening and you will be introduced with your trekking guide. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu

Today after breakfast, we start a guided sightseeing to major historical and religious sites in Kathmandu. Some of these landmarks are considered World Heritage Sites that include the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambhunath) and Buddhists shrine (Buddhanath) which is one of the largest Stupas in the world. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu

An early morning wake up and transfer to the domestic airport to board the flight to Lukla. We take off to our destination on a 35 min scenic mountain flight. After a cup of tea at local Lodge in Lukla we are treading on the legendary “Everest Highway” which heads downwards through the alpine valley following the “Dudh Kosi” or milk river (named after its milky colour from glacial silt). We reach Phakding after 3hrs walk and end our first day here. Overnight at lodge

Today we walk mostly uphill through the alpine valleys. We cross Dudh Kosi River a few times before we reach Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa capital of the Khumbu region. On a clear day you get panaromic views of Everest, Lhotse, Thamserku, Kusum Kangru, Kwangde and Taweche on the way to Namche Bazaar. Overnight at lodge

Acclimatization is important before proceeding to higher altitudes. This is the first acclimatization day in Namche bazaar that everyone should make into their Everest region trekking itinerary. You can explore around and relax. Overnight at lodge

The trail to Thame heads out from the Namche Gompa and leads up to Thamo. It is pretty steep climbing to Thame from Thamo, so it would be better to spend the night in Thame. It is a small village that offers some nice views of surrounding peaks. Here you will visit an interesting Gompa . Overnight at lodge


We walk through Nakpa Valley which falls on the old trade route of Tibet. During the trek you can visit to Darkyachhulung peak, Marlung sacred site of Warfield, and Lake Cho Relmo.

The trail to Gokyo is a gradual ascent up the valley via Renjo La Pass. After crossing the pass we trek down through patches of birch and rhododendron forest and small yak-grazing pastures until we reach Gokyo. The Renjo La Pass route is off the beaten track. From the pass, we can have a glimpse of the Gokyo lake on one side, the Rermo Pokhari lakes on the other side. Overnight at lodge

Today, early in the morning we climb Gokyo peak at elevation of 5280m. From the top of the peak we will have stunning views of the beautiful Gokyo valley, the massive Ngozumpa Glacier and an incredible panoramic views of the entire Khumbu Himalayas, such as Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu and Gychung Kang . Those who want to explore the glacier and Gokyo peak are much rewarded. After noon we continue trek to Thangna village which take zentle down 2 to 3 hour overnight stay at Thangna.

We wake up early in the morning and start 20 minute gradual down then our climb and cross Chola pass. This is the route to Everest Region where you can have a beautiful view of Amadablam, Cho-latse, Barnutse, Makalu Lhotse. After crossing the Chola Pass you will descend towards approximate 1000 feet and again make some ascents and descents until you reach to Dzongla where you will have overnight stay at lodge in Zongla.

The trail from Dzongla undulates gently above a small glacial lake and passes along the beautiful summit of Cholatse and Taboche and the small Chola glacier from Zongla to Labuche takes 3 hour then continuous to Gorakshep You will follow the contour of the hill and veer off towards the North and eventually descend into the valley and reach Gorakshep overnight at Gorakshep.

Today is our special day early morning cim up to Kalapatter and after that we will set foot at the coveted Everest Base Camp. We will spend some hours at Everest Base Camp, have lunch and head out to Lobuche. The path is quite rocky and it moves along the bank of Lobuche Glacier. While trekking, you can enjoy the spectacular views of Cholatse, Tawache, Ama Dablam, Pokalde, Thamserku, Kantega and many other peaks.

Today we cross Kongma la (pass; 5535m) and continue trek to Chhukung. While trekking we will enjoy spectacular view of the surrounding mountains, especially Lhotse’s massive south wall.

We will trek a few hours up along the Imja Kola to Chhukhung, a seasonal herding village nestled under Ama Dablam, Lhotse, the Nuptse wall, Peak 38 and Island peak, After lunch we have the option to climb Chhukhung Ri, a climbing peak with two summits, the higher at about 5530m and then descend to Dingboche for overnight stay

The trek continues through summer pastures along the trail. The trail descends the left flank of the Dudh Kosi valley to Tengboche, where we will visit the Tengboche Monastery, spiritual center of the Khumbu region. The descent is short and we will enjoy views of Mt. Amadablam and on clear days we can see Mt. Everest and its surrounding peaks. Overnight at lodge

Today we start our long 5 hour descent to Monjo. We will have our lunch in Namche bazaar and then continue our trek descending until we reach the village of Monjo (2,950m) for overnight.

The next morning we head for Lukla. In the end we spend more time descending this day. During this day we see many new groups on the trail heading out to Namche. At a teahouse at Lukla we will toast over a beer the incredible trip we just finished and spend some time reflecting over our experiences.


We pack up early and head for the airstrip to catch a flight back to Kathmandu Upon arrival in Kathmandu the rest of your day is free to do your own things. You could do some last minute shopping and packing, or send a few post cards home or even go down for a stroll to Thamel.



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Includes

    • Airport pick up and transfer to hotel.
    • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu at 3 star category with breakfast.
    • Half day Kathmandu sightseeing with an English/ any other foreign language speaking city guide.
    • Domestic flight Kathmandu- Lukla-Kathmandu.
    • Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park permit.
    • TIMS (Trekking Information Management System.
    • An experienced and first aid trained license holder accompanying trekking guide.
    • Equipped and insured trekking porter (one porter for 2 persons, one porter carries 25 KG.)
    • Meals, insurance, salary, equipment, accommodation, transportation of our trekking crew.
    • Tea House accommodation on twin or multi sharing basis during the trek.
    • Applicable government taxes (13% VAT and 10% tourism service charges).
    • Farewell dinner.

Doesn't Include

    • Nepal entry visa.
    • Domestic airport tax.
    • Your Travel/Medical insurance.
    • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Hot shower while on trek.
    • Single supplements in hotels except solo trekking service.
    • Bar bills and laundry.
    • Battery Charges( Available during trek with Extra cost).
    • Optional trips not specified in the itinerary.
    • Tipping to guide and porter.
    • -Personal trekking equipment.
    • Drinks (including tea) and Bar Bill (beverage).

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