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Everest 3 High Pass Trek - 18 days

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Duration
18 days
Max. Elevation
5545m
Group size
2-14
Level
DIFFICULT
Transportation
All ground transportation and domestic flights as per itinerary.
Best Season
Sep, Oct, Nov, March, April, May
Accomodation
3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu and Tea house / Lodge during the trek.
Meals
Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek.
Starts at
Lukla
Ends at
Lukla
Trip Route
Kathmandu- Lukla- Namche bazar- Chhukung- Kongma la Pass- Everest base camp- Chola Pass- Gokyo ri- Renjola Pass- Namche- Lukla- Kathmandu.

Highlights

    • Experience the most completed and challenging trekking in Nepal
    • Collect the best views of mountains including Mount Everest- the tallest in the world.
    • Cross the three challenging high passes of Everest- Renjo La, Cho La, and Kongma La – each over 5,000m.
    •  Explore the famous valley of Gokyo- the valley of glacial lakes.
    •  Visit some of the most beautiful Sherpa villages of the Everest region.
    •  Go around the famous Buddhist monastery of Tengboche Monastery.
Everest Three Passes Trek is one of the most complete high-altitude trekking in Nepal. Serious trekking, the three passes trek includes passing three of the highest Himalayan passes in a single trek. Those three high Himalayan passes are; Renjo La, Cho La, and Kongma La – each over 5,000m. The exciting trekking of three passes also includes visiting Gokyo valley- one of the finest places on Everest. The exploration of glacial lakes in Gokyo is something stunning. The superb views of mountains including Mount Everest are the best part of the trek.
The inclusion of famous Buddhist monasteries of Tengboche and Dingboche. The typical Sherpa villages of Namche, Lukla, Phakding, and others allow trekkers to get a brief idea of the Sherpa culture. The famous viewpoints of the Everest viewpoint, Gokyo Ri and Kalapatthar give an opportunity to collect the best views. Like other trekking in Nepal, Everest three passes trekking is also a teahouse type trekking. There are well-set up local lodges available throughout the trekking. The best months to go for the three passes trek in the months of spring (March to May) and the days of autumn (September to November). Trekking on Everest in the monsoon is not recommended due to the bad weather conditions. Trekking to Everest with three passes is not convenient as well.

 

Important Note

Trip Itinerary

You arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport. Glacier Nepal treks representative welcomes you at the airport and takes you to the hotel by privet vehicle. After a short rest, You will meet the guide at our office. you may have some questions about trekking he will give you an answer to the question. Overnight at the hotel.

It’s about 35 min flight from Kathmandu. You will meet our staff at Lukla airport. you have breakfast at Lukla. Now we are ready to start our trek. It is downhill until Thadekoshi you will see the beautiful view of mt. Kusum Khankaru. now we walk next to Dudh Kosi river up to Phakding. Overnight at Phakding 

After breakfast, we start trekking before reaching the Banker you can see the beautiful view of mt Thamserku. Today we enter Sagarmatha ( Everest Nepali name) national park. After crossing the several times suspension bridge we climb up we will see the first view of Mt. Everest. If you get lucky you may see a red panda before reaching Namche Bazaar. Overnight at Namche Bazaar 

Namche Bazar is a gateway to Everest and the biggest village in this region. We hike to the Everest view hotel to acclimatize and to see the spectacular view of mt Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam Nuptse, and many other peaks. after heading back to Namche you can also visit the Sagarmatha national park head office, sherpa museum, and market, some cafés show movies about Everest and sherpas overnight at Namche Bazaar.

After breakfast, today we trek to Tengboche, the first couple of hours are flat then down to Phongi tanga after that steep climb up to reach Tengboche. Tengboche Monastery is also known as Dawa Choling Gompa the monastery is the largest gompa in the Everest region. we will see the magnificent views of Mt Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Tabuche, and  Nuptse. At 3 pm the monastery is open for visitors we can visit there. Stay overnight at Tengboche.

Walk down to Diboche village to reach the river we will cross a suspension bridge. then climb up to Pangboche village. we eat lunch at Somare then walk to Dingboche, now we are at the highest real village in this region where you will potato fields. Overnight at Dingboche.

Hike to Nagartsang peak (5,083m/ 16,675ft), it will take several hours to summit and get back to Dingboche, from the top you will see the 5th highest Mt. Makalu 8463m, island peak, Isma valley peak 39, Amadablam, and glaciers. Overnight at Dingboche.

After breakfast, we trek about 3 hours gradually up to reach Chhukung. during the walk, you will see the Island peak, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Barutse, etc after lunch hike to Chhukung Ri ( 5550m/18,208ft ) in the evening you can see a beautiful sunset in Mt.Lhotse.Overnight at Chhukung

We start today early in the morning, most of the time we walk over the Nuptse glacier, and we have a short break at Khogma la pass (5,335m/18,159ft). Enjoying the view of Mt. Pumori, Amadablam, Nuptse, Labuche, Makalu, etc. After the top walking down is the hardest part of the day, due to the steep down. Overnight at Lobuche.

Too early breakfast at the hotel, Today is one most important days of the Everest base camp trek. Heading to Gorakshep and Everest base camp beside the Khumbu glacier all day long above 5000 must be quite difficult for most trekkers. From the Everest base camp, you can see the only top of mt. Everest, Khumbu icefall, and other mountains. After spending some time at base camp we return to Gorakshep. Overnight at Gorakshep

Today we wake up very early in the morning to hike to Kala Patthar, it takes a couple of hours to reach the top. Now you will see the sunrise and spectacular view of Mt.Everest, Nuptse, Pumori, Amadablam, Thamserku, Tabuchi, and Khumbu glacier, after some time we walk back to Gorakshep. After breakfast trek to Lobuche same trail then turns right to Dzongla. Overnight at Dzongla.

We start the trek early morning, and after hours we climb up to a rocky mountain. Few more hours to reach Chola Pass (5420m/17,782ft). We have a short break at the top, down to Thangna for the lunch after the lunch walk to Gokyo, a valley with beautiful Gokyo lake. Hindus called this lake Dudh Kunda. overnight stay at Gokyo.

Gokyo Ri is one of the papular viewpoints in the Everest region, it's around a 3-4 hours hike. from the top your gorgeous view of Mt. Everest and Mt Cho-Oyu (8,201m/26,906ft) and many more. after lunch, you can explore Gokyo lake, Overnight stay at Gokyo.

We start early in the morning, walking beside the Gokyo lake it takes a couple to reach Renjo-la pass, from the Renjola top we can see the spectacular view of Everest and another mountain, Beautiful Gokyo lake and Ngozumpa glacier largest glacier of Nepal, walk to Marlung vie Angladumba Tsho Lake. Overnight at Marlung

After the breakfast walk down to Thame, a Long time ago Sherpa (local people) use to go to Tibet for the trade through this trail, we walk through this trail to Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is the Biggest town in the Everest region. Overnight at Namche Bazaar.

Today is the last day of trekking, it steeps downhill until the Dudh Kosi river. A passing couple of suspension bridges we exit Sagarmatha national park. Keep walking down to Thadekosi, this is the lowest point of the Everest base camp trek. then the ascent to Lukla. Overnight stay at Lukla 

After having breakfast, fly back to Kathmandu. Take you to the hotel. After taking a shower, you can visit Thamel for shopping.  In the evening we have a farewell dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant with cultural dance. Overnight at the hotel.

This is your final day in Nepal. Glacier Nepal treks representative will drop you at Tribhuwan international airport by privet vehicle. Home sweet home.

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Includes

    • All airport and hotel transfers with private transportation.
    • Both way flight ticket Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu.
    • Two-night accommodation at Kathmandu with breakfast.
    • Tea House/ Lodge accommodation including meals Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner during trek.
    • Government License holder trekking guide.
    • Coverage of guides and porter's meals, insurance, salary, lodging, transportation and
    • Other necessary equipment.
    • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card fee and Sagarmatha national park fee and local entry fee.
    • Medical kit.
    • All Government and Local Taxes.
    • Minus 20 sleeping bags and duffle bags need to return after trekking.
    • Farewell Dinner after trekking.

Doesn't Include

    • International Flight.
    • Excess baggage charges.
    • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Extra night hotel in Kathmandu.
    • Trekking (because of any reason) prior to the plan scheduled itinerary.
    • Personal nature of expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, and battery recharge.
    • Shopping and hot shower during the trek.
    • Laundry, extra porters, beverages, etc.
    • Personal clothing and gear.
    • Travel insurance.
    • Tips for guide and porters.
    • Additional costs or delays caused by management are out of control like landscape, bad weather conditions, case of itinerary modification with a view to safety concerns, and illness.
    • Change of government policy, political instability raises strikes, moments, etc.
    • Bar beverage bills.

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