Everest Three Pass Trek


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You need to be in average physical condition, able to walk up to a maximum of 5 hours a day on unpaved trails and track.

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Everest Three Pass Trek, an adventure of lifetime experience crossing high ridges and passes at above 5,000 m offers incredible views of the world’s highest peaks. A marvelous adventure suitable for hardy and tough adventurer to veteran trekkers, as well for people with an interest for adventurous walks and ready for high altitude challenges on Everest Three Passes Trekking.

On this beautiful scenic walks where the highest spot of the adventure is crossing over Kongma-La Pass at above 5,535 m high, sandwiched between Nuptse, Mehra and Pokalde peaks offering grand adventure and experience. Everest Three Pass Trek leads you away from mainstream busy trekking path for some days, where you will be in complete isolation in the harmony of high mountains and glaciers within the pristine wilderness.

Everest Three Pass Trek begins after a short panoramic flight from Kathmandu to land at a unique airstrip at Lukla airport, the gateway Sherpa town for various adventures around high Khumbu within Everest region. As walk precedes heading into lovely Sherpa farm villages adorned with interesting prayer walls and monasteries, with time to explore the local culture of age-old Buddhist religion and traditional life. Views of mountains continue as walk leads to famous colorful Namche Bazaar here with acclimatization days with short excursion.

From Namche heading past beautiful Thyangboche Monastery surrounded with enchanting alpine woodland facing views of Everest, magnificent Amadablam and series of peaks. Slowly walk heads towards barren and arid country on leaving the tree lines where our first adventure leads to cross high Kongma-la to reach Lobuche and then to Everest base camp. Enjoying the tough walks over Kongma-la and then visit Everest base within massive Khumbu ice falls and glaciers, and then on top Kalapathar for a better perspective of surrounding mountains with Everest at close distance.

Our next adventure leads you over Tsho / Cho-la pass to reach beautiful Gokyo valley and its fascinating lakes in the shade of world 6th highest Mt. Cho-Oyu. At Gokyo with time to marvel at grand views, climb to Gokyo Ri for the breathtaking panorama of mountains with Everest, Lhotse, Cho-Oyu, and Makalu includes a series of lesser peaks.

From Gokyo where climb leads over last and final pass traversing Renjo-la pass to complete our adventure, after crossing all three high passes of Khumbu and Everest region and then heading back to Lukla. Everest Three Passes after Renjo-la leads downhill to the quaint village at Thame and then back into green woodland, as walk continues past Namche Bazaar to reach Lukla for last overnight in Khumbu and Everest area. Morning from Lukla taking a super short flight to Kathmandu to conclude our outmost adventure with delightful moments and fond memories on Everest Three Passes Trekking.

Why Everest Three Pass Trek?

“Rewards you with a sweeping panorama of high peaks on each pass

Trek and traverse over world highest passes in complete wilderness

Adventurous and Challenging climb at above 5,500 m scenic passes

Daily magnificent views and panorama of Everest and adjoining peaks

Explore remote corners of high Khumbu valley within Everest region

Visit highlanders Sherpa villages of Buddhism religion and colorful culture

From green woodland to remorseless fields of the moraine, ice and glaciers”

On arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, received by View Nepal Treks staff and guide and then transfer to your hotels. After checking into rooms and getting refreshed joining at meeting place for Everest Three Passes Trek briefing, hotels, lodge on the route with doing and don’ts includes welcome dinner.

Meal

Dinner

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

1400 m

Morning, transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport for scenic short to a flight of 30 minutes, overlooking views of mountain range with Mt. Everest. On reaching Lukla, here with time for short rest and then start the first day walk to Phakding village for the overnight stop. As route leads past many interesting farm villages, a nice pleasant trek with few short ups and gradual trails to reach at Phakding by Dudh Kosi River.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

2,640 m

After a nice morning, walk continues crossing bridges over Dudh Kosi River passing several interesting villages of Toc-Toc, Bhenkar and Monjo arriving at Sagarmatha National Park entrance gate, from here on the river bed for few hours and after the last bridge a steep uphill to Namche Bazaar, at Namche with facilities of good restaurant, pubs, cyber café, post office, and banks.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

3,440 m

At Namche rest day as well to get acclimatized before heading higher area. Optional short hike to Everest View Hotel or walk up on top Namche for views of Everest, Amadablam and adjoining peaks, visit the museum of great interest.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

3,440 m

From Namche on a pleasant trail with downhill to Imjatse River at Phunge-Tenga for lunch, afternoon walk uphill into rhododendron, pines, firs tree forest with views of snowcapped peaks. On reaching Thyangboche visit its monastery with the magnificent panorama of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kangtenga, Thamserku, Kwande and majestic Amadablam.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

3,867 m

Morning walks on the downhill for an hour to Imjatse River, after crossing a bridge heading into the exposed country where tree lines drop for few short junipers and dwarf rhododendron bushes. As walk progress reaching Pangboche village above 3,900 meters, the last permanent village, others places on the route are a temporary settlement with lodges to cater the need of trekkers. From Pangboche a slow climb to Somara as walk carries on with an uphill to reach at Dingboche village for the overnight stop, located in Imjatse valley within giant mountains.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

4,260 m

Another rest day for acclimatization, options for short hike to Nakarjung hills for best views of Mt. Makalu and other adjoining peaks.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

4,260 m

From Dingboche short walk to Chhukung the last human settlement around the Khumbu area located at the end of beautiful Imjatse valley offers great views of mountains. On reaching Chhukung afternoon free or hike to Chhukung Ri for best views of peaks and then prepare for next early morning adventure towards Kongma-la pass.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

4,750 m

After overnight in Chhukung, early morning start before dawn with a climb on the icy path, walking on rocky trail beneath Kongma-la and its peak Kongma or Mehra, after a good rest, crossover Kongma-la pass at 5,535 m / 18,159 ft hidden between great Nuptse wall, Mehara and Pokalde peaks. After a tough climb towards Khumbu glacier and moraine one has to be careful here on the misleading after descending the walk leads on the path to a short steep climb up to the terminal debris of Khumbu Glacier to reach at Lobuche for an overnight stop in the comfort of a cozy lodge after great full day walk.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

4,928 m

Today reach another highlight of the adventure to Everest Base Camp, walk leads to short steep climb in between glacier and moraine to reach at Gorakshep, located beneath Mt. Pumori and Kalapathar.
The walk continues to Everest Base Camp rewards you with exciting views of notorious Khumbu Ice Fall and glaciers, from here back to Gorakshep for the overnight halt.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

5,364 m

Our return journey is more pleasant on losing heights every hour on downhill walks. Few ups to Thyangboche after the bridge and then back into green vegetation covered with tall trees all the way to Thyangboche Monastery. After a refreshing stop at Thyangboche, walk leads to a descend reaching at Imjatse River. From here a steep climb for an hour to Sanasa, and then on gradual walks to reach at Namche Bazaar for the overnight stop.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

5,545 m

Second Big Day of the adventure, cross high Cho-la pass ( Tsho-la) leading to a steep up and then crossing the glacier on the eastern side. The top located at 5,367 m, can be quite challenging sometimes to cross in snow conditions, offers views of high peaks with Cholatse Glacier and then descend carefully to Thanknak for an overnight stop after crossing over the second pass of the adventure.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

5,367m

After a great adventure over Cho-la pass, morning an easy walk following main Gokyo trail at the foot of the Ngozumba glacier. Slowly walk leads at Gokyo Lake also called Dudh Pokhari the bank of the shore is summer settlement of Gokyo at 4,790 meters.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

4,750 m

Morning an option for a hike to Gokyo Ri at 5,357m another highlight of this adventure, Gokyo Ri offers breathtaking scenery panorama of world’s highest peak from Mt. Cho Oyo, Gyachung Kang, Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Cholatse, Taweche and to the east Mt. Makalu. After a grand vista descends to Gokyo and marvels the surrounding awesome views. Another option excursion to Gokyo 5th Lake five to six hours of round trips, where you need to take pack lunch, walk leads to the base of Cho-Oyu world’s 6th highest mountain that straddles the border with Nepal / Tibet, offers views of Mt. Everest, Changtse and towering ice wall of Cho-Oyu.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

5,357 m

Our last third high pass to cross, starting before dawn leaving Gokyo towards Renjo-la, as walk follows at the end of Gokyo Lake, where route leads on top of the pass offering superb view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Cholatse and Taboche, and then cross Renjo La pass over 5,465 m / 17,929 ft, one of the most difficult section of the adventure.
On reaching at the top rewards you a breathtaking panorama of Mt. Cho-Oyu and other high surrounding peaks, after enjoyable and exciting views and climb, walk descend towards a frozen ponds beneath Renjo La pass, and then a long descend reaching a small settlement at Lungdeng for overnight stop, which is on route to high Nangpa-la pass into Tibet.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

5360 m

Completing all three passes today an easy walk on the downhill to Marlung village just above Bhote Kosi River, from Marlung our route leads past Thyangmoche and Hungmo, and then walk into scattered Sheppard’s huts and Yak grazing pasture. As afternoon walk leads to Thame village for overnight stop, a quiet sleepy village located on the trail towards high Tashi Labtsa pass close to Gaurishankar and Rolwaling area, and as well on route to Tibet border.
At Thame visit one of the oldest monasteries of Khumbu believed to be of more than 500 years old enriched with ancient idols and artifacts.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

3,880 m

After Thame village a short down and then ups with a gradual walk to Thamo a village with hydropower that supplies electricity to Namche and other Khumbu villages, as walk leads back into the green woodland of tall pines and rhododendron tree lines. A pleasant walk to Namche Bazaar for short rest and then downhill to Monjo near Sagarmatha National Park entrance for an overnight stop.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

2,860 m

Morning walk to Phakding from here retrace the journey back to Lukla with last final climb, on reaching Lukla celebrate last night dinner with fellow trekkers and staff.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

2,860 m

From Lukla taking an early morning flight back to Kathmandu with views of mountains, at Kathmandu domestic airport our staff transfers you back to respective hotels with rest of the day free at leisure.

Meal

Breakfast and Lunch

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

1,400 m

A spare day in Kathmandu in case of flight delay and cancellation due to unfavorable bad weather which might occur, as the Himalayan weather can be unpredictable sometimes if all goes well have a free day or sightseeing tour of Kathmandu-Patan and Bhaktapur.

Meal

Breakfast

Accomodation

Hotel

Altitude

1,400 m

Today, last day in amazing Nepal with great experience and fond memories of Everest Three Pass trekking, as per your time for international flight, View Nepal staff transfer you to the airport for your final departure homeward bound or to your next destinations.

Meal

Breakfast

Accomodation

Hotel

Altitude

1,400 m

What is Included ?

    • All arrival and departure transportation airport / hotel / airport.
    • Three Star (Tourist Standard) hotel in Kathmandu with bed / breakfast basis.
    • A guide who can speak English and government licensed.
    • Porter (2 clients: 1 porter).
    • Food in Trekking (B-L-D).
    • Lodge accommodation during trekking.
    • Applicable TIMS (Trekking Information Management Systems) card.
    • National Park permit for Sagarmatha national park
    • Domestic airfare as per the itinerary Kathmandu / Lukla / Kathmandu and trips briefing with full information and reconfirmation of your international air tickets also.
    • Service of trekking guide and porter daily wages-medical insurance, meals, and transportation allowance.
    • Welcome or Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at authentic Nepalese restaurant with cultural programs.
    • Note: We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.

What is Excluded?

    • Nepal Visa-International airfare-personal travel / medical insurance.
    • Nepal Visa-International airfare-personal travel / medical insurance.
    • Emergency evacuation by any means of transportation including Heli services and personal medical kit.
    • Tips for guide and porter.
    • Early return from the trip due to personal / medical problem in this case clients should bear his / her own expenses on return from trek and in Kathmandu including expenses of accompanying guide / porters.

The given cost are per person and exclude international flights. Given below are the departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you. We also organizes trips on small groups, so we recommend you to reserve a seat for yourself by booking with us right away. Hurry! The adventure awaits you.

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