If you are an experienced trekker and love challenges, then Everest three high passes trekking is the best Everest trekking package. It is a 19 days long trek in the Khumbu region amidst towering Himalayan mountains and picturesque villages of Sherpas. You'll explore every nook and corner of the Khumbu region on the 3 passes trek and get to relish breathtaking mountain views.
Everest three high passes trek is the most adventurous trek in the Everest region and encompasses seven points above 5,000 meters: Cho La, Renjo La, Kongma La, Chhukung Ri, Gokyo Ri, Everest Base Camp, and Kala Patthar.
The Everest three high passes trek involves the crossing of Renjo La (5,360 m), Cho La (5,420 m), and Kongma La (5,540 m). While crossing these challenging passes, you trek through the beautiful Dudh Koshi Valley, Imja Khola Valley, and Gokyo Valley. The trail ascends and descends via lush rhododendron forests & remote villages alongside verdant hills.
You'll hike to Everest base camp (5,364 m), the lap of the highest mountain in the world, Mt. Everest (8,849 m). The trail further takes you to Kala Patthar (5,644 m), which is the highest point of Everest's three high passes trek 19 Days. Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Gokyo Village, Chhukung, Thagnak, Thame, etc are some of the villages where you stop for overnight stays. All these villages are home to Shperas and other communities.
Everest three high passes trek carries adventure and cultural experience hand in hand. As every new bend in the trail has a distinct thill, every new village will take you one step closer to the locals. The Everest three high passes trek route has many ancient monasteries. Some of the monasteries you get to visit during the trek are Khumjung monastery (3,790 m), Tengboche monastery (3,860 m), Pangboche monastery (3,985 m), etc. Likewise, there are numerous stupas, chortens, prayer wheels, and mani walls on the way.
Everest three high passes trek route
The 3 passes trek links EBC and Gokyo Lake with two other trails in the east & west of the Khumbu region. Our Everest three high passes trek itinerary follows an anticlockwise direction, which is less demanding. From Lukla (2,860 m), the trail ascends to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m) via Phakding (2,610 m). Up to Dingboche village (4,340 m), you'll follow the general EBC trail. Instead of directly going to Lobuche village (4,940 m), you'll take another route to Chhukung village (4,730 m) and cross Kongma La pass before descending to Lobuche village.
For the next couple of days, you'll hike to EBC and Kala Patthar. The trail then descends to Dzongla (4,830 m), and crossing Cho La pass takes you to Thagnak (4,700 m). The next stop is Gokyo village (4,750 m) and the holy Gokyo Lakes (4,700 m to 5,000 m). Crossing the last pass, Renjo La, you'll descend to Lungden (4,500 m) and trek back to Namche Bazaar via Thame (3,750 m). The following day, the trail retraces the path back to Lukla airport. This is what your Everest three high passes trekking looks like in short with us.
Mountains & Views
For mountain lovers, the three-high passes trek is a paradise. On this trek, you will see some of the highest mountains in the world, including up-close views of Mt. Everest (8,849 m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,188 m), and Mt. Makalu (8,463 m). All of these mountains are above eight thousand meters. Similarly, the trail also offers constant views of many other snow-capped mountains like Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Nuptse (7,861 m), Pumori (7,161 m), Khumbila (5,761 m), Chamlang (7,319 m), Thamserku (6,608 m), Island Peak (6,160 m), etc.
While trekking, you go on short excursions to different viewpoints to catch gorgeous sunrises along the mountain panorama. Enjoy many lovely sunsets too. Apart from the mountains, you'll see beautiful waterfalls, rushing rivers, the Khumbu Glacier, the Ngozumpa Glacier, Gokyo Lakes, and moraines.
Everest three high passes trek difficulty
Everest three high passes trekking is a strenuous venture. It is only for experienced trekkers who have strong physical fitness and determination to complete the trek. The terrain is rough, offbeat & steep. There are long ascends and descends throughout the trail, with some days going above 8 hours of walk. Everest three high passes trek Nepal is challenging but not impossible. With the right itinerary, support, and ample acclimatization, one can do this trek.
What do we offer?
We offer the best Everest three high passes trek cost with expert guides and arrange everything for your trip to Nepal. All of our policies are transparent, and you'll not be liable for any kind of hidden charges. Nepal Gateway Trekking is one of the oldest travel companies in Nepal that has been organizing adventurous trips in the Himalayas for many years.
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