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Trip Overview of Everest Three Pass Trek

Everest three Pass Trek is one of the challenging and renowned trekking trails in the Everest region of Nepal.  We will visit most parts of the Everest region during this trekking. We will go via Everest Base Camp, Kalapatthar, Gokyo Valley, and its tranquil Lakes. Gokyo Ri with fantastic views of the landscape. We will enjoy the best Himalayan passes on this trek, such as Khongma-La Pass (5535m). Chola-La pass (5368m), and Renjo La pass (5338m). Everest High Pass Trek is combined with the famous three high passes of the Everest region. Get the ultimate Everest experience in the Khumbu Himalaya range. The scenery is speckled and impressive. This is less travel area as many trekkers are going to Everest base camp and also we enjoy the beaten trail of the Renjo la part.

Everest Three Passes Trek is perfectly ideal for adventure lovers who wish to get involved in challenging situations and high climbs. Along with some of the most beautiful places in the Everest Himalayan Region of Nepal such as Gokyo [4,800 m/15,748 ft], Gorakshep [5,140 m/16,863 ft.], Everest Base Camp [5,364 m/17,598 ft.], and Kalapatthar [5,545m/18,192ft], the course also lets you climb two of the high passes in the region; Cho La Pass [5,367 m/17,608 ft.] and Renjo La Pass [5,340 m/17,519 ft]. These passes are quite high in elevation. High enough to provide overwhelming views to its summit. Thus, this is how the journey gets its name Everest High Passes Trek. As you already know, the Everest Himalayan Region is the most popular region for tourism purposes in the country.

Best trekking route in the Everest region

This Everest three pass trek gives you the revel in of the breathtaking earth’s tallest peak “Mt. Everest”. The journey begins with an enjoyable Himalayan flight to Tenzing Hillary airport at Lukla from Kathmandu. Everest path starts on the upper Phakding and follows the Dudh Koshi valley shifting in the direction of the agreement of Sherpa’s “the bustling Namche Bazaar” in which we can be surrounded using lovely Himalaya’s view.

While trekking, the view of the village vicinity, such as the magnificent forest of Rhododendron, Magnolia, and massive fir, will amaze you. This trek will take you around the thrilling Gokyo Valley that is positioned adjoining the Khumbu in conjunction with diverse Everest Base Camp. During the manner, you may view the glorious glimpse of the highest peaks, from west to east as Cho you (8153m), Gyanchung Kang (7922m), Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8501m), and Makalu.

Cho La Pass

Cho la pass is one of the beautiful passes in our Everest high passes trek. The trek routes take you to the residence of the legendary Sherpa. At the foothill of the highest top of the world, Mt. Everest (8848m). This trek is Nepal’s most adventurous treks to the Khumbu Mountains. This trek takes you to Gokyo. You will are in the middle by the panoramic view of many exceptional mountains that are above 8000 meters together with Lhotse, Cho Oyo, Makalu, and Gokyo.

Everest three pass trek gives you eyeful views of mountain vistas. The trails follow to the Gokyo lake which is to the west of the Everest Base Camp. The trek gives you a marvelous view of Mt. Everest, including numerous other comparable peaks. You could moreover discover the Buddhist monasteries and shrines along with remarkable flora and fauna.

Renjo La pass

in Renjo la pass trek,  our route passes through peaceful, beautiful, and small yak-grazing settlements Through Gokyo Lake and gradual ascent up the valley through the patches of birch and rhododendron forest making a circuit of Mount  Tawache and Mount Cholatse. Renjo La Pass trek is a well-liked and admired selected trekking destination. For the walkers, trek provides delight in adventure. It widens their experience towards the expedition beyond trekking in Nepal. The Renjo-La Pass trek is a strenuous trek with getting the best cultural experiences. As this is the less travel route of the Everest region so, you have the opportunity and cross-cultural privilege to stay with Sherpa families.

Renjo La Pass trek is the most famous route in Everest three pass in the Everest region of Khumbu Himalaya, Nepal. Some of the best adventure passes during the trek are Khongma-La Pass (5535m). Chola-La pass (5368m) and Renjo La pass (5338m). This Everest Three pass trek is leading on the high pass Renjo-La, which on the way to Tibet Border Nag pa-la and Gokyo valley. It offers to see you ancient Sherpa settlements, Sherpa Cultures, and the Buddhist religion. Therefore  Everest Renjo la pass trekking is one of the natural walkings and hiking trails in the Everest region.

Kongma la one of the difficult passes.

Kongma La is beautiful to pass from where we can enjoy a view of the spectacular Mt.Thamserku. Mt Amadablam, Mt. Kongtega. We can also other numerous mountains and glacial Lakes in front of your eye. After reaching the summit of Kongma La, as we compose our way towards the Everest Base Camp through the Khumbu glacier. Thus you can wonder at the sight of Khumbu icefall tumbling from the Western side. As Everest high three pass trek is for an extended period, it is favorable for that trekker who has enough time holidays. Ans and would also like to view the world’s highest peaks from comfortable elevation and enjoy the medley adventure.

The Everest three pass trek provides the thrill of adventure. Furthermore, It widens their experience towards the peak climbing expedition beyond trekking in Nepal. If you are a real adventurer looking for more of a challenging trek crossing some of the most famous high passes in the world. You can consider “Above the Himalayan Trekking (p) Ltd.”You will get the opportunity of experiencing high-altitude mountain scenery, a traditional lifestyle, and several natural wonders of this heavenly country Nepal.

It’s another spotlight in the Everest Himalayan region of the country. The lake is clearly striking to watch and gaze at. It’s actually a lake system comprise of six major lakes, 19 in total. They are also the highest freshwater lake system. Apart from tourism purposes, the lakes have high religious significance that is considering by Hindus and Buddhists.

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Enjoy the beauty of a high Himalayan pass

The Everest high pass trek is more different from other trekking in Everest as it takes you across many high passes over 5000m in the Himalayas. Enjoy the world-famous passe of Kongma La, Chola, and Renjo La and. the best part of this trek is this part of Nepal is not that explored by many travelers. with enjoying the best climbing experience it also offers the stunning view of towering peaks and imposing glaciers with dramatic landscapes. As it is less travel area so most of the days in higher part you will walk into the pristine lakes and uncorrupted area of alpine.

To make the trek easy we have enough acclimatization day in the itinerary to avoid altitude sickness. After passing the famous Kongmala pass at the end we will get back to Namche and end our trek at Lukla. You need more preparation for trekking equipment, acclimatization, as it is difficult to grade trek in Nepal.

The difficulty of Everest three pass trek

Among different treks in the Khumbu region, Everest’s three pass trek is one of the most difficult treks. This trek falls on the extreme level for trekking. Trekking at such a hard altitude and extremely cold temperature is very difficult. Here are some of the difficulties that you might face during the Everest three pass trek

How many days trek to Everest Three pass

Everest three pass trek is one of the thrilling treks in the Everest region.  This trek will go through three high mountain passes i.e. Kongma La Pass which is at an altitude of 5,535/18,159ft, Cho La Pass at an altitude of 5420m/17,782ft, and Renjo La Pass located at an altitude of 5,340m/17,520ft. This trek is also one of the difficult and channeling treks around the Khumbu region. You can complete Everest three pass trek within 18 – 20 days. You will have to be physically and mentally fit for this trek. Along with this some trekking experience and training will be required for this trek.

The first pass on Everest three pass trek is Kongma La (5535m) from where you will get the view of Mt.Thamserku. Mt Ama Dablam, Mt. Kangtega with many other high mountains. This pass will take you to Everest base camp. Cho la pass is the second pass on this trek. The path to Cho la pass goes via Kala Patthar from where you will have a breathtaking view of Mount Everest. The last path of this trek is Renjo la pass which is the most adventurous path on this trek. Even though Everest’s three pass trek falls at a high altitude but during this trek, you will be gaining altitude slowly. This trek will increase your knowledge and widen your life experience. You will have to plan your itinerary wisely so that you will get adequate time to absorb the view.

Altitude sickness

This is is one of the major and common problems among the trekkers while trekking to Everest three pass trek. Altitude sickness the condition where your body feels a kind of uneasiness in higher altitude places. Taking about Everest’s three pass trek all three passes fall on an altitude higher than 5000 meters. Altitude sickness, not a big probes trek before trekking. Most frequently during the time of trekking seasons like autumn and summer weather seems fine for trekking. But during the off-seasons like winter and monsoon, the weather might go to the extreme. An avalanche might occur in some of the places in the Khumbu region. Bad weather can delay your trek.

  • Rough trail
  • As we all know the trail to Everest’s three pass trek is filled with rocks. On a normal day, you will have to walk 6 hours on average. Walking every day on such a difficult trail might be very difficult and tiring. Also, most of the places on the trail will be affected by landslides, steep trails, and terrifying terrains. You will have to climb a very hard glacier which might be very risky. That is why this trek requires some trekking experience and training.  You will have to wear a thick layer of shoes and clothes.

    Tips for trekking Everest three pass trek

      • Carry the right gears

      Although you will be trekking with a trekking company you will also have to carry some of the gears. You will have to get your personal gear like clothes, sunglasses, trekking boots, sun scream, power bank, etc. trekking boots are very important as the trail is very difficult so, wearing trekking boots will make your trek faster and comfortable. you will not find many shops in the trekking region so you will have to carry your stuff. Also, the trekking company will provide you the trekking equipment.

          • Get some mountaineering training

          Everest three pass trek is an extremely hard trek. even though you will have a guide on the Everest step of this trek but getting the training will make your trek faster and easier. The first and the basic thing needed for this trek is mountaineering training. Having the mountaineering training before his trek will make your trek very easy and enjoyable.

              • Have a positive attitude

              Having a positive attitude toward everything will make your trek even more enjoyable. Taking politely with a guide, local and fellow trekkers will make your journey better and memorable. There may come sudden challenges during the trek but facing those problems positively will make it easier.

                  • Choose your trekking company wisely

                  You must choose your company for Everest three pass trek wisely. Your entire trek will depend on the company that you choose. The right company companies will arrange for you the qualified and experienced guide. The guide will make your trek more enjoyable. Also, some of the trekking companies will arrange suitable insurance for the treks. Before trekking, have complete information about the company with whom you will be trekking.


                  Everest Three Pass Trek - Trip Info

                  Duration: 20 Days

                  Max. Altitude: Kongmala Pass (5545 m/18,192 ft)

                  Trek Grade: Most Difficult

                  Best time to visit: February to May, September – Mid December are the best seasons.  During the winter months from December to Mid February, it is cold and can be snow on the trail, July & August are rainy times, trekking can be done, but visibility can be poor due to rain.

                  Trekking dates: We can offer this trek on any dates during the months Feb, March, April, May, June, Sept, Oct, November, and December for a group of 2 to 10 people.

                  Trek Grade:  Most Difficult

    Detailed Itinerary of Everest Three Pass Trek

    For the Everest high pass trek, you will have to arrive in Kathmandu.  Our team member will pick you up at Tribhuwan International and transfer you to the hotel. If you reach Kathmandu early then you can rest for some time and roam around the different streets of Kathmandu. After having dinner at the hotel you can go to sleep.

    Since it might be the first time for most of the trekkers in Nepal so, you will get a day off to visit Kathmandu valley. There are many historic places in Kathmandu valley.  You can observe different ancient art and culture here. Durbar Square, Nagarkot, Indra Chowk, Narayanhiti Palace, and Bouddhnath (Stupa) are some of the famous places that you can visit in Kathmandu. Besides this, some of the famous places like Pashupatinath mandir and Sywanbhunath Stupa are enlisted by UNSECO in the world’s heritage site.  After sightseeing around Kathmandu valley you will have with our team. After dinner, you will have a small meeting regarding the trek where we will introduce you to your guide.

    You will have a terrific flight from Kathmandu to Lukla airport. If the sky is clear then you will get an amazing view of the mountains from the sky. You will reach Lukla within 35 minutes of the flight. After arriving at Lukla airport you will be moving further toward Phakding. It takes about 2 – 3 hours of trekking to reach Phakding. The house on the trail is decorated with Buddhist prayer inscriptions on the wall. You can also see several small monasteries on the way. You will stay overnight at Phakding.

    After having breakfast you will trek further toward Namche Bazar. Namche Bazar is also called the gateway or junction for trekking to different mountains. The trail to Namche bazaar is not that hard so you will not have any problem while trekking. The trail also goes through the village of Monjo from there you can reach Sagarmatha national park. If you are lucky and the sky gets clear then you can also get some glimpses of Mount Everest. You will also have to cross the forest full of Rhododendron, Magnolia, and fir. Overnight at Namche Bazar.

    It is very important to have proper acclimatization while trekking to high altitude places like Mount Everest. You are going to acclimatize at name Bazar. This place is the main trading point of the Khumbu region. Milk products are very famous in Namche Bazar. Khuda hospital in Namche Bazar was the first hospital which was established by Sir Edmund Hillary. From the top of Namche Bazar, you will get to see Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lhotse, and Everest. If you have enough time you can take a hike from Namche Bazar to the museum.

    Your next trekking destination from Namche is Tengboche. On the way to Tengboche, you will get a view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and a close-up view of Thamserku Mountain. After hiking about an hour from Namche Bazar you will reach Kyanjuma. After having lunch at Kyanjuma you will have to cross the Suspension bridge of Dudh Koshi River. From there you will have to take a steep climb to Tengboche. You can also visit the Tengboche monastery which is one of the important and biggest monasteries in the Khumbu region.

    Ascending the trail to Tarngga, it’s a gentle stroll from Thame. You’ll cross Marulung (4200m) on the east bank of Bhote Koshi. The final descent to Lungden follows a narrow valley clogged with giant boulders. During the walking, you can observe varieties of plants and animals with unique Sherpa culture.

    Chhukung is located at a higher altitude so you will have to trek slower.  The trail to Chhukung through Imja valley. The distance between Dingboche and Chhukung is very low so you can complete this trek within 4 hours. So you will have lots of extra time today, you can trek to Nagarjuna which is a few kilometers far from Chhukung. From Nagarjuna, you can get an excellent view of Lobuche East, Lobuche West, and Lobuche peak, Thamserku, Kangtega, and Ama Dablam.  The fifth highest mountain mount Makalu can also be seen from Chhukung. Overnight at Chhukung.

    Today will be a long day. After finishing breakfast you will have to move further toward Kongma La pass. Remember there will not be any shops or teahouse on the trail so you will have to carry your food with you. After walking for some time you will reach the island peak valley from where you will get an exotic view of mountains like Pumori, Nuptse, Lhotse, and Everest’s north face.

    You will have to ascend the northern side along Niyang Khola.  From there you will reach Kongma La Pass where you can see the Buddhist flag all over. The trail of Kongma La Pass is sloppy so remember to walk slowly. After crossing Kongma La Pass you will reach Khumbu glacier takes, walking a few km from the northern side of Khumbu glacier you will reach Lobuche. Overnight at Lobuche.

    After a hot breakfast at Lobuche in the morning, you will be hiking toward Everest base camp via Gorakshep. Trekking to Everest base camp is very exciting as you will get a glance at the world’s highest mountain in the world. From Lobuche, you will continue your trek from the left bank of Khumbu glacier toward Gorakshep. Kala Patthar falls on the way to Gorakshep.

    From here you will get a mesmerizing view of Mount Everest. It takes about 2 hours of trek to reach Mount Everest from Gorakshep. After enjoying the view of Mount Everest you will have to trek backward to Gorakshep. Overnight at Gorakshep. Overnight at local guest house.

    You will be trekking backward to Lobuche through Kala Patthar. Since Kala Patthar provides the best view of Mount Everest. In addition to this watching sunrise from Kala Patthar is also very famous. So today you will have to start your trek early in the morning.

    The trail to Kala Patthar will be surrounded by darkness and the temperature also goes to 10 to15 degrees Celsius. But it is totally worth it once you watch the sun rising from the middle of Mount Everest. The northern face of Mount Everest can be entirely seen from Kala Patthar. After watching the sunrise you will trek toward Lobuche.

    Today your trekking destination will be Dzongla. You can reach Dzongla is not very far from Lobuche. You can complete this trek within 3 – 4 hours of trekking. So you can start this trek after having launch.  The trail will provide you the closest view of Ama Dablam and Kangtega-Thamserku. You can also get a fresh and beautiful view of the Chola River flowing from mount Cholatse. After an hour’s walk from Chola River, you will reach Dzongla.

    Again this day will be long and lots of walk on this trail. After having morning breakfast you will be trekking to the western side of Dzongla. The trail to Gyoko Lake is slightly harder than on other days. After walking for some time you will each Cho la pass. From there enjoying the enchanting beauty of Chola Lake and the Ama Dablam you will be moving further.

    The trail to Gokyo goes through a difficult climb. After a walk on the rocky trail for some time, you will reach Thagnak village with a shiny and striking view of the mountains. From thereafter crossing Ngozumpa glacier you will reach Gyoko valley.

    Since you did not get any break for several days, this is a day off where you can visit Gokyo vial and Gyoko Lake.  You can get the chance to see a series of six lakes. Since this day is an off day you can climb on peak and get the view of Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Gyachung Kang, Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, and Mt. Makalu. Cho-Oyu.  Fromm Cho-Oyu base camp you will get a complete view of Ngazumpa Glacier. Ngazumpa Glacier is the highest in the world.

    After having a beautiful day at Gokyo village you will be continuing your trek toward Renjo la pass. After leaving Gokyo valley you will reach the bank of Dudh Pokhari. You should have lunch at Dudh Pokhari and carry food and mover toward Renjo la pass. After walking for 3 hours straight from Gokyo you will reach Renjo la pass. From the trail to Renjo la you will see Mt.everest (8,848m), Mt Lhotse (8,516m), Mt. Cholaste (6,440m), and Mt. Tabuche (6,542m) just in front of us. After Renjo la your next trekking destination is Mahalangur. Fromm Renjo la you will be trekking toward the bank of Angladumba Tsho. The trail to Mahalangur is slightly hard. You will have to climb the stone staircase. From you will have to descent on the narrow valley near Bhote Koshi River. Walking for an hour from Bhote Chose River you will reach Mahalangur. Overnight at Mahalangur.

    After crossing the suspension bridge over the Dudh Koshi River trek onwards to the Kyanjuma, the junction of the trinity ways to Gokyo Valley, Khumjung village, and Namche Bazaar. Dense wildlife of some species of Pheasants, Himalayan Griffons, Musk deer, and the wild goat, can be found in abundance inside the rhododendron forest. The evening explores a small surrounding area with magnificent scenery.

    From Namche Bazar, you will be trekking toward Lukla airport.  Moving along the bank of Dudh Koshi River you will reach Phakding. After having lunch at Phakding you will be continuing your trek  Lukla. Walking through the steep trail for about an hour you will reach Lukla. Here you will say goodbye to your porters.

    We board our flight and make the exciting 35 – 40 minutes flight back to Kathmandu. (It also can be a spare day in case of bad weather in Lukla which makes the Lukla flight delayed and cancel.) You may have time to relax after a long journey and take back your breath and rest at your hotel with ending your Everest three pass trek.

    This is another free day in Kathmandu. If you wish you can visit any place in Kathmandu or Bhaktapur. But most of the trekkers visit Thamel Bazar on their last day. Thamel Bazar is a shop of typical Nepali products. You can buy Nepali products as a memory of this trek in Nepal. Thamel is also famous for a night club. So if you can enjoy your day at Thamel.

    Finally, you have complete Everest three pass trek and it is time for you to get back to your country. We hope that you have had a great time trekking with our company. We enjoyed trekking with you and wish to see you for more trekking experience in Nepal. Happy trekking!!!

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    • Meals in Kathmandu except for breakfast at your hotel.
    • Airfare to Nepal, Kathmandu city tour entrances fees.
    • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get a Nepal visa upon arrival at the Airport.
    • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water, hot and cold showers.
    • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
    • Travel Insurance should include both rescue and medical assistance.
    • Personal trekking equipment, you can buy and rent in Kathmandu trekking stores
    • gratitudes  for tour/ trekking staffs and driver
    • Other of your personal expenses not mentioned cost includes section.

    Cost Includes

    • Kathmandu Airport to Hotel and back to Airport transfers by tourist coach.
    • Your hotel twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu, Includes breakfast.
    • Complimentary day tour of Kathmandu valley with good English speaking tour guide, private car, and driver.
    • Trekking guide who certified and licensed from Government and got training on high altitude sickness, first aid.
    • Local trekking porter from Lukla
    • trekking staff, food, accommodation, salary, equipment, insurance, clothing.
    • Kathmandu to Lukla and back Kathmandu flight ticket.
    • Local Tea house also called guest house/ lodges twin sharing during your journey.
    • Your daily meal   (breakfast, lunch, and dinner). you can choose your meals from the menu, there are different types of food available.
    • Sagarmatha National Park Everest trekking permit
    • Local permit fees for Khumbu Gaunpalika
    • The guide will carry basic medical supply first aid kee.
    • Above the Himalaya duffel bag. ( If you need, please let us know before you book the trip and remind us before you arrive in Kathmandu so that easy for us to prepare.)
    • All the trip information and details for the trek.
    • Above the Himalaya Gifts and Trekking certificate after finish your trek.
    • We offer you 1 dinner in Kathmandu in a Nepali restaurant
    • Government taxes and service charges.

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      Trip Duration
      20 Days

    • Tri Destination

      Destination
      Nepal

    • Trip Group Size

      Group Size
      2 to 10 person

    • Accomodation in Trip

      Accomodation
      local guest house

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      Maximum Altitude
      5545m

    • Trip Difficulty

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Should I trek Everest three pass solo?

    No, you should not trek, Everest, three pass trek solo. Many people have lost their life while trekking to Everest three peak trek. There are many difficulties that you might have to face during the trek. If you have a guide or if you are in a group then you will feel a lot safe and strong. If any kind of problem comes on the way then your group member and your guide will solve it. Also hiring a guide and porter during this trek is a must.

    Do I need to be prepared for Everest three pass trek?

    Definitely, Everest’s three pass trek is a very hard challenging thing to do. You need to be prepared for this trek 6 months before this trek. You will have to do some yoga, meditation, exercise, climbing technique, and some experience of trekking. Doing this preparation will make you physically as well as mentally strong for this trek.

    
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