Everest High Passes Trek

Everest High Passes Trek

Trip Details
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: As Per Itinerary
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: As Per Itinerary
  • Group Size: 2-12 pax
  • Max Elevation: 5,545 m
  • Best Season: Spring & Autumn

Highlights

  • Breathtaking flight to Lukla
  • Walkthrough the Sagarmatha National Park, home of numerous species of flora and fauna
  • Spend a couple of nights in Namche Bazar and explore the Everest View Hotel, Sherpa Culture Museum, Everest Photo Gallery
  • Visit Tengboche monastery, the oldest & the biggest monastery in the Khumbu region
  • Cross challenging Kongma La Pass, Cho La Pass, and Renjo La Pass
  • Reach Everest Base Camp, the lap of the world's highest mountain
  • Hike to Kala Patthar to witness 360-degree views of the Everest and gorgeous sunrise
  • Spend the night in picturesque Gokyo village and explore Gokyo Lakes
  • Experience a unique lifestyle and rich ancient culture of the locals
  • Get to see tempting sceneries and panoramic views of the Himalayan mountains throughout the trek

Everest High Passes Trek explores the three high passes- Kongma La Pass (5,535m), Cho La Pass (5,368m), and Renjo La Pass (5,360m) in the Khumbu region. It is one of the most adventurous journeys in the Himalayas, where you will get to witness breath-taking views of the Himalayan mountains and stunning landscapes from several different points. Unlike the Everest Base Camp Trek, Everest Three High Passes Trek ventures into deep corners of the Everest region and allows spending more time among the Sherpa's, Rai's, Limbu's and other communities.

Everest High Passes Trek is a 20 days long trek. You will trek through beautiful remote villages, dense forests, moraines, gorges, and steep, glacial & rugged paths. Crossing these three high passes in no joke. You have to be a strong and experienced trekker. There will be several challenging terrains throughout Everest High Passes Trekking. However, the experience you will get in this trek will last you forever. You will learn leadership, survival skills, patience, and build your tolerance level.

The Three High Passes Trek itinerary begins with a thrilling flight to Lukla airport. The trail then goes through the Sagarmatha National Park, where you will come across diverse alpine vegetations and take you to the famous Namche Bazar. You will explore this village and visit places like the Everest View Hotel, Sherpa Culture Museum, and many others. You will then visit the oldest and the biggest monastery in the Khumbu region, Tengboche monastery, and continue towards Chhukung via Dingboche. Crossing Kongma La Pass, you will reach Lobuche village and ascend to Everest Base Camp en route to Gorak Shep.

Before leaving the EBC, you will climb to the top of Kala Patthar View Point that offers 360-degree of Everest and a gorgeous sunrise. From base camp, the route moves to Dzongla and crosses Cho La Pass to reach stunning Gokyo Valley. You will spend a couple of nights in the beautiful Gokyo village and explore glistening Gokyo Lake. From here onwards, the trail ascends to Gokyo Ri and continues towards Renjo La Pass. Drop down to Marlung and walk following a small path to Lukla via Namche Bazaar.

During the Everest High Passes Trek 20 Days, you will get to see surreal views of Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Cho Ou (8,188 m), Mt. Makalu (8,481 m), Island Peak (6,189 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Mt. Baruntse (7,129 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623 m), and numerous others. Likewise, there will be several stupas, chortens, and prayer flags along the trail. Everest Three High Passes Trekking also presents the rich cultural heritage and ancient beliefs practiced by the locals. To know more about Everest High Passes Trek cost or departure dates, feel free to contact us anytime.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m)
  • Day 2Sightseeing and trek preparation
  • Day 3Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m); 40 minutes flight & 3-4 hrs trek
  • Day 4Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m); 5-6 hrs
  • Day 5Acclimatization day
  • Day 6Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,860m); 5-6 hrs
  • Day 7Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360m); 5-6 hrs
  • Day 8Acclimatization day
  • Day 9Dingboche to Chhukung (4,750m), climb Chhukung Ri (5,546m); 6–7 hrs
  • Day 10Cross Kongma La Pass (5,535m) and trek to Lobuche (4,940m); 6-7 hrs
  • Day 11Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5,364m) via Gorak Shep (5,170m); 6-7 hrs
  • Day 12Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5,545m) and descend to Lobuche (4940m); 8-9 hrs
  • Day 13Lobuche to Dzongla (4,830m); 3-4 hrs
  • Day 14Trek to Gokyo village (4,800m) via Cho La Pass (5,368m); 7-8 hrs
  • Day 15Rest day in Gokyo: Climb Gokyo Ri (5,357m); 3-4 hrs
  • Day 16Gokyo to Marlung (4,210m) via Renjo La Pass (5,360m); 7-8 hrs
  • Day 17Marlung to Namche Bazaar; 5-6 hrs
  • Day 18Namche Bazaar to Lukla; 6-7 hrs
  • Day 19Lukla to Kathmandu; 40 minutes flight
  • Day 20Final departure
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