Everest High Passes trek popularly known as Everest Three (3) High Passes trek. The Everest High Pass trek is great adventure that takes you above 5000m of the Everest region crossing three main high passes namely Renjo La Pass (5360m), Cho La Pass (5368m) and Kongma-La Pass (5535m). Beside three passes, en route you will visit the most popular places including Gokyo Lakes, Gokyo Ri, Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar. 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.
Everest 3 high passes trek trail is also position in Sherpa residents of Khumbu, the great valley below Mount Everest, believe that all things - mountains, plants and animals are sacred. The typical starting point of the Everest three Passes trek is the mountain airport of Lukla, a 35-minute spectacular flight from Kathmandu. If you have some more time, there are a couple of alternative trailheads that add a number of trekking days in Solu and lower Khumbu valley.
During the Everest high passes trekking you will walks in less crowded path between Namche Bazaar to Renjo La Pass (5360m), till arrive in Gokyo Lake (4750m), En route also introduces trekkers to the remote and untouched Nangpa La Valley, the Sherpa village of Marlung and the monastery village of Thame.
After Gokyo Lake (4750m), follow the Cho La Pass trail to cross the Cho La Pass (5368m) which is one of most popular and visited pass in Everest region. After cross the Cho La Pass then continue trek to Gorak Shep (5140m) for hike to Everest Base Camp (5364m) and climb the non-technical peak Kala Patthar (5545m), from here trekkers can see the best panoramic views including Mt Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Nuptse (7861m) and many other snow-capped mountains.
After enjoy 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 (5535m), it is bit harder pass and long walking day from Lobuche to Chhukhung. After Chhukhung easy walk down to Lukla to end the trekking.
Everest High Passes trek is an ideal choice for a true adventure seeker looking for a challenging trek in the Everest region of Nepal. The program itinerary is possible to make short and long as per client’s requirement but our below given program itinerary is more common.
Everest High Passes trek route there are good network of teahouses/lodges facilities offers hygienic food and accommodations to the trekkers but do not expect luxury stay during this trekking.
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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