Everest high pass trek itinerary, cost, best time, map & difficulty details

Ngozumpa glacier the largest glacier of Nepal way to Everest high pass trek

Everest 3 high passes trek via Kongma la, Cho la, Renjo la

The Everest high pass trek is the best option for trekkers the world over who are ambitious of hiking around the highest mountain of the world. Crossing of the Cho La, Renjo La and Kongma La are the three passes of the Everest trekking region. The hikers who select this trek get the opportunity to get close to the peaks of the Himalayas.

Kongma La is the first high pass at an altitude of 18150 ft. The next high pass is Cho La which is at 17780 ft. Renjo La is the last high pass at a height of 17500 ft. The specialty of this trek is that the trekkers get the chance to experience the warmth and hospitality of the people of Nepal. Everest high pass trek itinerary, cost, best time, map & difficulty details

Everest high pass trek is ultimate Everest experience in the Himalayas that fulfill the dream of every recreational climbers and serious trekkers, those seeking the thrill of adventure. Everest high pass trek going popular between adventurers; it is tea house trekking, alternatively can organize camping basic also.

Challenging three high pass trekking journey crosses high passes of Everest without technical climbing and connect Kala Patthar, Gokyo ri and Everest base camp experience at once. The first high pass Kongma La drops into Lobuche, where the hikers skip the views of Mt. Everest.

The Cho La pass descends to Ngozumpa, the longest glacier in Nepal and reach Gokyo valley. The village of Gokyo is amidst several glacial lakes that are collectively known as the Gokyo lakes. The 17580 ft Gokyo Ri is nearby from where one can have the sunrise view of Everest, Cho Oyu and Makalu.

Riding holidays Nepal Pony trek to Everest base campThe last high pass Renjo La goes down to Thame village following Bhote Kosi River that comes from Tibet. Bhote Kosi River is a trade route right from historic times for bringing grain and salt to Tibet. From this place the trekkers go back to Lukla via Namche bazaar and fly back to Kathmandu.

Everest three pass treks follow the popular 3 high passes of Everest region including Gokyo valley as well as Everest base camp and Kalapatthar. The Everest high pass trek is physically challenging then the other trek in Everest region. This trek is ideal for hikers who are familiar with difficult and uneven terrains.

Since it consists of lengthy hiking at high altitudes one must be prepared for 5 – 7 hours trekking in a day. Base Camp Excursion provides English speaking travel guide and a support team to take care of the trekkers. The trekkers can choose any day of the week as the starting day.

This trek is conducted from March to May and from September to December. The trekkers who want to be away from the crowd as well as the beaten path opt for the three pass trek to Everest. In three pass trek one can view the most awe-inspiring views of the mountains in the Khumbu region.

Everest high pass trek itinerary

Day 01: Welcome to Nepal, upon your arrival in Nepal our representative welcome and assists to transfer hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu city tours and preparation for three pass trek.

Day 03: Flight to Lukla (2840m) then trek to Phakding (2610m).

Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m).

Day 05: Rest Day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization.

Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Thyangboche (3860m).

Day 07: Trek from Tyngboche to Dingboche (4410m).

Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Chhukung at 4730m.

Day 09: Trek to Lobuje (4910m) via Kongma La (5535m).

Day 10: Trek to Gorak Shep (5,140m) then hike Kala pathar.

Day 11: Rest day at Gorak shep explore Everest base camp (5364m).

Day 12: Trek from Gorak Shep to Dzongla (4830m).

Day 13: Trek to Thangnak (4,700 m). via Chola Pass (5420m).

Day 14: Trek from Thangnak to Gokyo Lake (4,790m).

Day 15: Hiking to Gokyo Ri (5360m) and Gokyo valley excursion.

Day 16: Trek from Gokyo to Lumde (4368m) via Renjo Pass (5360m).

Day 17: Trek from Lunde to Thame village (3820m).

Day 18: Trekking form Thame to Namche Bazaar (3440m).

Day 19: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2840 m).

Day 20: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner.

Day 21: After this amazing Everest three high pass trek if you are interested for other activities like Safari, Rafting, Biking, Tours, Peak climbing or more trekking in other region we organize trip according to your desire. If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your onward destination.

Service include

#Airports pick up and drop by private vehicle.

#Hotel in Kathmandu for 3 Nights twin sharing with breakfast.

#Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.

#Domestic flights Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu and airport tax

#All meals and accommodation during three pass trekking period.

#An experienced English speaking guide trained by Gov of Nepal.

#Highly experienced three pass trekking staffs.

#All governmental procedure permits fees and local taxes.

#Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag (optional), medical kit etc.

#Travel and rescue arrangements

#Farewell dinner at typical Nepalese restaurant.

Service exclude

*Visa fees/ international airfare to and from Kathmandu

*Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu

*Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost.

*Hot shower, battery recharge during three passes trek

*Personal expenses phone calls, bar bills, extra porters etc.

*Personal three high pass trekking equipment / gears

*Tips for guides, porters and driver

*All others expenses not mentioned on price include section

Trip note

Base Camp Excursion, Kathmandu, Nepal always thinking about guest’s safety; it is our paramount concern whilst traveling with us. Everest high pass trekking is an adventure tour we reach remote mountain region. Sometime health condition of member, natural disaster, and weather condition of mountain region changed unexpectedly we cannot guarantee it. Please note that trekking guide has the authority to cancel any part of Everest high pass trek itinerary if it is necessary due to safety concerns, be prepared to be flexible if required, otherwise trekking group leader follow the above itinerary.

Additional information

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Holiday Trip Fact

Price: US $ 1475
Grade: Challenging
Season: Sept to Dec, Feb to May
Duration: 22 Days
Operation: Tea house or Lodge
Activities: Trekking and sightseeing
Group Size: Min 2
Highest access: 5554 meters / 18192 feet
Start From: Kathmandu - Lukla
Ending at: Lukla - Kathmandu