Everest Three Pass Trek - Everest High Passes Trek - Chola Pass Trek
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Everest Three Pass Trek

Everest Three Pass Trek

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  • Trip Code : NHT 07
  • Max Elevation: 5545 mt.
  • Trip Grade: Moderate & High Pass
  • Best Time: September to November & March to May
  • Group Size Min: 01 Pax
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Start & End: Tea House
  • Destination: Nepal

‘Adventure over three high passes and scenic passes of Khumbu in the shade of mighty Everest’

Everest Three Passes Trek, where this great adventure covers all best and scenic high areas of Khumbu in the shade of mighty Mt. Everest and range of giant peaks, which will be at the constant range during this amazing walks, enclosed with mountains away from main walking trails and villages. Everest 3 Passes Trek, an adventure that leads you to cross and traverse from one scenic spot to another beautiful area from Imjatse to Gokyo valley and completing at sleepy village of Thame within a great scenic valley west of Khumbu. Everest Three Passes Trekking involves Kongma-la 5,535 m / Cho-la 5,367 m and the last Renjo-la at above 5,360 m, where Kongma-la will be the highest point of the pass with Kalapathar top the highest spot of the adventure at above 5,545 m. Everest Three Passes Trek will be a great trip on high Himalaya, located Nepal Mid-East where interested people can take part in this adventurous walks, your patience and positive attitude with determination will make this adventure worth the tough and challenging walks. Enjoy marvelous time on this adventurous journey where walk leads you into hidden pockets of high Khumbu valley within Everest region, away from the main flow of trekkers for some days in complete isolation and in the harmony of high mountains that surrounds you.

Everest Base Camp Via three high passes trek begins with a sweeping short flight from Kathmandu to land at an interesting town in Lukla, where the walk starts through lovely Sherpa villages along with grand scenery of hills, forest, and snow-capped peaks. Slowly walk leads to high areas at Namche Bazaar with a rest day for acclimatization and then heading much higher with super views of Everest-Lhotse-Nuptse-Amadablam and adjoining peaks to reach scenic Thyangboche and its impressive monastery. After Thyangboche walk leads away from green vegetation and tree lines for a week heading into pure wilderness crossing Kongma-la above Imjatse valley to reach at Lobuche unto Everest base camp with a climb of high rocky hilltop at Kalapathar for an awesome panorama of Everest-Pumori and range of peaks. Next adventure leads to cross high and scenic Cho-la, often spelled as Tsho, where walk leads downhill towards massive Ngozumba glacier to reach beautiful Gokyo valley and its simmering lakes with close views of Cho-Oyu worlds 6th highest mountain. At Gokyo takes you to another scenic view top of Gokyo-Ri facing superb panorama of world’s four highest peaks with Everest-Lhotse-Cho Oyu and Makalu, then traversing our last and final pass over Renjo-la to reach a quiet and sleepy village at Thame. Finally, our journey comes to an end walking back to Namche and at Lukla for a super scenic flight to land at Kathmandu, after completing one of the finest and memorable adventures and experience on Everest Renjo la pass, Chola Pass and Kong ma la pass Trek.

Trip Preview:

Mode of accommodation: Hotels and local Lodge on treks.
Trek Grade: Adventurous to Challenging in snow condition.
Highest spot on treks: 5,545 m. at Kalapathar & Everest Base Camp at 5,364 m with Kongma-la 5,535 m / Cho-la 5,367 m and Renjo-la 5,360 m.
Trek Duration: 17 Nights and 18 Days with flights and walks.
People and Culture: Populated by highlanders of Everest the Sherpa people
interwoven with strong Buddhism religion and colorful
culture with ancient traditional heritage and custom.
Best Seasons: March to May and September to December months,
March to May lively with wildflowers and rhododendron
(Nepal national flower in blooming times, where days are
clear for views. October to December another best months
for treks with clear views, but with short lights, cold in the
morning and night times chances of snow on route walks.

Total Trip: 21 Nights and 22 Days (arrival to final departure)

Short Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu with transfer to hotel.
Day 02: In Kathmandu with a sightseeing tour around places of interest.
Day 03: Flight to Lukla 2,820 m and trek to Phakding 2,657 m – 04 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 06 hrs.
Day 05: In Namche for rest to support acclimatization with short hike and excursion.
Day 06: Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m – 05 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche 4,365 m – 05 hrs.
Day 08: Another rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization and local hike.
Day 09: Trek to Chhukung 4,750m – 04 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Kongmo-la 5,535m and to Lobuche 4,890 m – 08 hrs.
Day 11: Trek to Everest Base Camp 5,365 m and walk back to Gorakshep 5,180 m – 06 hrs
Day 12: Morning climb on top Kalapathar 5,545 m walk to Dzongla 3, 830 m- 05 hrs.
Day 13: Cross Cho-la (Tsho) pass 5,367m / 17,604ft and to Thanknak 4,750m – 07 hours.
Day 14: Trek to Gokyo 4,750 m – 04 hrs
Day 15: At Gokyo rest day and hike to Gokyo Ri 5,357m / 17,570 ft.
Day 16: Cross Renjo-la 5,360m/17585ft, and descend to Lungden 4,600 m – 06 hrs.
Day 17:  Trek to Thame 3,800 m – 05 hours.
Day 18: Trek to Namche Bazaar – 05 hrs.
Day 19: Trek to Lukla – 06 hrs.
Day 20: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel with a free afternoon at leisure.
Day 21: In Kathmandu reserve and contingency day with a free day for own activities.
Day 22: Final departure from Kathmandu homeward bound or to respective destinations.

Detail Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu with transfer to hotel.
On arrival at Kathmandu international airport get transferred to hotels after received by our guides and staff, at hotel check-in and join in for group briefing regarding treks and other useful information, with welcome dinner.

Day 02: In Kathmandu with a sightseeing tour around places of interest.
Morning departs from the hotel where our city guide will show you around places of interest within Kathmandu, a tour of world heritage sites and back to hotel preparation for the trek to Everest.

Day 03: Flight to Lukla 2,820 m and trek to Phakding 2,657 m – 04 hrs.
Morning fly to Lukla with grand views of Himalayan peaks during 35 mins flight with Everest on reaching at Lukla with time to refresh, then continue walking on a gradual trail with few ups and down past Sherpa village to reach at Phakding for an overnight stay.

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 06 hrs.
The morning starts on the gradual trail following Dudh Kosi River upstream to reach at Monjo and Sagarmatha National Park entrance, from here on river valley within a forested area, then with a climb for few hours to reach at famous Namche Bazaar for two nights stop.

Day 05: In Namche for rest to support acclimatization with short hike and excursion.
Namche a perfect spot and heights for rest days to support acclimatization, where one can take a high up at scenic viewpoint facing Everest-Lhotse-Nuptse-Amadablam and other range of mountains, walking high resting and sleeping helps to acclimatize better before heading highest areas.

Day 06: Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m – 05 hrs.
From Namche heading up and on winding trail with downhill to a river and then uphill walks for few hours within serene alpine woodland to reach at scenic Thyangboche Monastery, surrounded by series of peaks with views of Everest and Amadablam, an overnight stop at Thyangboche with time visit its monastery of great interest.

Day 07: Trek to Dingboche 4,365 m – 05 hrs.
Morning with grand views of peaks then downhill to a river, after crossing a bridge with a slow climb towards Pangboche village with close views of Amadablam peak, the walk continues to reach a scenic Imjatse Valley where our overnight stops at Dingboche located with views of Amadablam and Island peaks.

Day 08:  Another rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization and local hike.
Another lovely and scenic spot for a rest day to get acclimatize where one can take a short hike up at Nakarjung hilltop, for excellent views of mountains facing Imjatse and Dingboche below, after at leisure and rest marvel the grand views of mountains.

Day 09: Trek to Chhukung 4,750m – 04 hrs.
From Dingboche, a short day walks to Chhukung heading east the last settlement of Khumbu, at Chhukung afternoon free or hike to Chhukung Ri for more super views of the mountains and preparation for next early morning adventure towards Kongma-la pass.

Day 10: Trek to Kongmo-la 5,535m and to Lobuche 4,890 m – 08 hrs.
After Chhukung, adventure starts crossing first high pass with early morning climb uphill for an hour leading over icy path, here onwards on rocky trail to Kongma-la, close to Kongma or Mehra peak, after rest cross Kongma-la pass located between Mt. Nuptse, Mehara and Pokalde peaks, after a tough climb walk towards Khumbu glacier with short steep climb up at terminal debris of Khumbu Glacier to Lobuche for overnight stop and in the comfort of nice lodge after great Big Day walk.

Day 11: Trek to Everest Base Camp 5,365 m and back to Gorakshep 5,180 m – 06 hrs.
After Lobuche walk, today takes you to our highlight at Everest base camp, as our route leads with slow uphill and above Khumbu glacier and moraine to reach a flat field at Gorakshep a place with few nice lodges.

From Gorakshep continue to walk toward the east to reach Everest base camp, on reaching our target enjoy views of giant peaks with Khumbu Ice-Fall and glaciers, and then walk back to Gorakshep for an overnight stop.

Day 12: Morning climb on top Kalapathar 5,545 m walk to Dzongla 3, 830 m- 05 hrs.
Early morning take a hike on the steep uphill to reach on top Kalapathar at above 5,545 m, the highest point of the adventure facing wonderful views of mountain range with Everest and Pumori at close distance.

From here descend to Gorakshep and walk downhill to Lobuche, walking above Thugla to reach at Dzongla a small settlement located beneath Cho-la Pass for an overnight stop.

Day 13: Crossover Cho (Tsho)-la pass 5,367m down to Thanknak 4,750m – 07 hours.
Second High Pass of the adventure to cross over Cho-la pass after an early breakfast climb on a steep path to reach the top of Cho-la and then crossing over a glacier on the east side.

The pass quite challenging to cross in snow conditions, from the top descend carefully to Thanknak for overnight stop a small isolated spot with few small lodges.

Day 14: Trek to Gokyo 4,750 m – 04 hrs.
After a great crossing, morning on an easy trail to Gokyo walking beneath Ngozumba glacier, slowly heading at first lake and second lakes of Gokyo and then reaching a third lake also called Dudh Pokhari near the bank where summer settlement of Gokyo located.

Day 15:  At Gokyo hike to Gokyo-Ri 5,357m.
Morning hike to Gokyo Ri at 5,357m one of the highlights of this adventure with a panorama of world’s highest mountains Mt. Cho Oyo, Gyachung Kang, Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Cholatse, Taweche and to the east views of Mt. Makalu.

After a great exciting time descend back to Gokyo for lunch with the afternoon free to enjoy the surrounding beautiful views.

Day 16: Cross Renjo-la 5360m/17585ft, and descend to Lungden 4,600 m – 06 hrs.
Last crossing of the adventure crossing over Renjo-la, early morning climb leads end of Gokyo Lake, facing views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Cholatse and Taboche, and then cross Renjo La pass, on reaching at the top panorama of Mt. Cho-Oyu and other high peaks, after enjoying views downhill to a small settlement at Lungden for overnight stop located on-route Nangpa-la pass to Tibet.

Day 17: Trek to Thame 3,800 m – 05 hours.

After completing all three great high passes of Khumbu within Everest, morning walk downhill to Marlung village, and continue to the sleepy and quiet village at Thame located west of Namche Bazaar, at Thame with time to visit its old monastery believed to be of more than 500 years old.

Day 18: Trek to Namche Bazaar – 05 hrs.
An easy walk today heading back into tree lines with views of Kwangde peaks all the way to Namche, walk leads past nice Thamo village with small Hydro station above Bhote Kosi River which supplies electric power to Khumbu villages, from Thamo few hours of good walk reaching Namche for last overnight stop before Lukla.

Day 19: Trek to Lukla – 06 hrs.
Today a long walk to reach our last stop in Khumbu area at Lukla, from Namche on the downhill to a river with a short climb to Monjo and then on a good trail to Phakding village, where few hours walk from here reaches you at Lukla for final overnight stop within Everest and Khumbu area.

Day 20:  Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel with a free afternoon at leisure.
Morning as per your flight time transfer to Tenzing-Hillary air terminal in Lukla, boarding in a smaller aircraft for the scenic flight back to Kathmandu and then to your hotel, after a most amazing time on Everest base camp trekking.

Day 21: In Kathmandu reserve and contingency day with a free day for own activities.
We reserve this extra day as a contingency in case of bad weather that might lead to flight delay and cancellation at Lukla, which happens sometimes even in the best season of time If all goes well enjoy this spare day for own individual activities and shopping.

Day 22:  Final departure from Kathmandu homeward bound or to respective destinations.
Last day in the land of Himalayan Wonders, as per your international flight time depart from the hotel for the airport for your international flight back to home countries or other respective destinations.