Everest High Passes Trek, the trek provides the opportunity to cross three high passes above 5,000 meters in the Everest Region. The names of three passes are Renjo La Pass (5360 m), Cho La Pass (5368 m) and Kongma-La Pass (5535 m). During the trip, you can also visit the most popular places Gokyo Lakes (4750 m), Gokyo Ri (5357 m), Everest Base Camp (5364 m) and Kala Pathar (5545 m). This spectacular trekking will more than satisfy the ambitious trekkers' intent on crossing high passes without the commitment to any technical climbing. The trek offers an enduring experience of natural beauty, geological magnificence and profound cross-cultural discovery.
A beautiful Everest Three High Pass Trek route is located in the Khumbu Valley, it is the great valley below Mount Everest, believe that all things - mountains, plants and animals are sacred.
Normally, this high passes trek starts from the mountain airport of Lukla. From Kathmandu daily flights available to fly Lukla but need to book seats in advance. If you don’t want to use flights you need to start the trek from Salleri or Jiri that add a number of trekking days in Solu and lower Khumbu valley.
During the trip, you will walk in the less crowded path between Namche Bazaar to Renjo La Pass (5360 m) and Gokyo Lake (4750 m). You will see the remote and untouched Nangpa La Valley, the Sherpa village of Marlung and the monastery village of Thame.
After Gokyo Lake (4750 m), follow the Cho La Pass trail to cross the Cho La Pass (5368 m) which is one of the most popular and visited pass in Everest region. After crossing the Cho La Pass, then continues the trek to Gorak Shep (5140 m) for a hike to Everest Base Camp (5364 m) and climb the non-technical peak Kala Patthar (5545 m), from here trekkers can see the best views of Mount Everest (8848 m), Lhotse (8516 m), Nuptse (7861 m) and many other snow-capped mountains.
After enjoying the views from Kala Patthar then trek back to Gorakshep and continue trek to Lobuche from here again, you need to climb another pass known as Kongma La Pass (5535 m), it is a bit harder pass and long walking day from Lobuche to Chhukhung. After Chhukhung easy walk down to Lukla to end the trekking.
This trek is an ideal choice for a challenging trek in the Everest region of Nepal. The program itinerary is possible to make short and long as per your requirements, but below given program itinerary is more popular.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing to Swayambhunath, Kathmandu and Patan
Day 03: Flight to Lukla then trek to Phakding (2610m)
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 05: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 06: Trek to Thame (3800m)
Day 07: Trek to Lungden (4300m)
Day 08: Trek to Gokyo Lake over the Renjo La Pass (5360m)
Day 09: Day Hike to Gokyo Ri (5357m)
Day 10: Trek to Thangna/Dragnag (4700m)
Day 11: Trek to Dzongla (4830m) over the Cho La Pass (5368m)
Day 12: Trek to Lobuche (4910m)
Day 13: Trek to Gorak Shep (5140m) then visit Everest base camp (5364m)
Day 14: Hike to Kala Patthar (5545m) then trek to Lobuche (4910m)
Day 15: Trek to Chhukhung over the Kongma La Pass (5535m)
Day 16: Hike to Chhukung RI (5550m) then trek to Dingboche (4410m)
Day 17: Trek to Tengboche (3867m)
Day 18: Trek to Monjo (2835m)
Day 19: Trek to Lukla (2840m)
Day 20: Flight to Kathmandu (1350m)
Day 21: Sightseeing to Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Bhaktapur
Day 22: Leisure day in Kathmandu
Day 23: Depart Kathmandu
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