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Everest Three High Passes Trek - 18 Days

  • Duration 18 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Grade Challenging
  • Starts at Kathmandu
  • Ends at Kathmandu
  • Meals Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner During Trek
  • Accommodation Tea House or Lodge During Trek
  • Max. Altitude Kala Patthar (5,555 meters)
  • Activity Everest Trekking
  • Group Type Any
  • Group Size 1 to 10
  • Best Season Spring and Autumn
Highlights
  • The three high passes Kongma La (5535m), Cho La (5420m), and Renjo La (5464m) provide a breathtaking perspective of the Himalayas
  • This trip will take you through the Gokyo valley's five frozen lakes.
  • While traversing these passes, you will have an exciting and challenging experience.
  • In addition to the experience, you will gain an intimate understanding of the Sherpa culture in the Himalayas.
  • From Kala Patthar (5545 meters), you will have the best views of Mt. Everest along with the highest glacier on Earth- Khumbu Glacier (4900m)
  • Stunning vistas of the world's tallest peaks
  • Exploring prayer wheels, colorful flags, Mani stones, and huge suspension bridges will astound you.
  • A diverse diversity of flora and animals, including musk deer, colorful pheasants, snow leopards, and Himalayan Thar, will astonish you.

The Everest Three Passes Trek is one of the most thrilling and challenging treks in the Khumbu region. On your Everest 3 high Passes trek, you will traverse over three difficult passes: Kongma La (5,535m), Cho La (5,420m), and Renjo La (5,360m).

From diverse perspectives, these passes will present you with stunning views of the Himalayas. You can explore the hidden beauties of the Everest region by trekking through Three High Passes. Trekkers will also visit the Nangpa La Valley, the Sherpa village of Marlung, and the monastery village of Thame as part of the Everest Three High Passes trip. This trek is ideal for those seeking a tough trek in the Everest area of Nepal that includes traversing high mountain passes.

Ama Dablam, Pumori, Cholatse, Khumbutse, Khalanga, Nuptse, and Lhotse peaks, as well as panoramic vistas of mountains over 8000m, can all be seen from these high passes trekking paths. The trekking route passes through Sherpa communities, where visitors get opportunities to learn about the distinct customs of Sherpa and cultures while passing through monuments, Buddhist monasteries, prayer wheels, and flags. The path also passes through Sagarmatha National Park, which is home to unusual flora and wildlife, demonstrating the distinctiveness of Himalayan existence. Musk deer, blue sheep, Himalaya Thar, barking deer, blood Pheasant, Tibetan snow cock, red horned Pheasant, yak, and other amazing species may be seen in their natural environment.

One of the most popular trekking packages in Nepal is the Everest Three High Passes Trekking. Green Valley Nepal Treks created the Everest Three High Passes Trekking Itinerary by picking the best tea houses and lodges for meals and accommodation. We have a team of skilled Sherpa Trekking Guides and Porters to accompany you on your journey and handle any issue that arises, all while keeping your overall requirements and interests in mind. We, at Green Valley Nepal Treks, are keen to assist you in every possible way, on this incredible journey to the Himalayas.

What You Can Expect From Three High Passes Everest Trek?

  • You will be treated to breathtaking Himalayan panoramas from the Everest Three Passes. You may also use it to discover the Everest region's secret places.
  • The EBC Three Passes Trek passes through a number of lovely valleys and charming towns where you may interact with the native people.
  • The pathway runs through thick woodlands in the bottom portion, where you can witness the area's diverse vegetation. You will cross the tree line and reach the alpine region as you ascend in altitude. The trail gets rough and snowy.
  • It is a challenging hike from Tengboche (3860m) to Dingboche (4410m) to Kongma-La Pass (5535m). The views from these locations are priceless! Of these three passes, Kongma-La Pass is the highest.
  • The way to Kalapathar and Everest Base Camp passes via Gorekshep. You may trek to the well-known viewing area at Kala Pathar for some of the most breathtaking Everest vistas.
  • The most challenging of the three passes, the Cho-La pass (5420m), which starts close to Lobuche Kharka and extends all the way to Thangnak, is what you will descend to from EBC before continuing on to Lobuche.
  • You will go across the Renjo-La pass (5360 m) to reach High Camp after leaving Gokyo Ri. Similar to Gokyo Ri, the Renjo-La Pass provides even more breathtaking vistas of the Himalayan Mountains.

Is Three High Passes Trekking Trip Suitable For You?

  • This Three High Passes Trip has the advantage that, despite having to cross three passes, you don't need to be an expert climber to succeed. Anyone with decent fitness and prior trekking experience may finish the journey successfully.
  • The Everest Three High Passes Trek is best suited to individuals who have prior high-altitude experience and are able to withstand challenging terrain. This trail shouldn't be taken by novice hikers. Passing across three 5000+ meter high mountains is the main challenge of this journey. The track winds its way through glaciers while traversing areas of unstable rock, challenging ascents up sharp rocks, and snow-covered walkways.
  • One of the toughest treks in the Everest area is the Everest 3 High Pass Trek. Everest 3 High Pass Trekking is the perfect option for you if you want more thrilling and adventurous treks.
  • If you want to see breathtaking landscapes, learn about the local way of life by visiting monasteries, meet local guides and teahouse proprietors, and take in Buddhist stupas and mani stones along the road, this excursion is the best option.

How to Get Prepared For 3 High Passes Trek in Khumbu Region?

For every climb, preparation is essential. Before you begin the journey, there are a few fundamental measures you should follow if you are planning a Three Passes Hike. You must organize, plan, pack, and prepare. Before you go, make sure to complete all of these tasks. There is no going back once you leave. The stage of preparation is essential.

The gear needed for multi-day walks in the Himalayas and the preparation for an Everest Three Passes Trek is comparable. Simply make sure you have the right equipment and make your plans appropriately. An Everest three passes expedition might be planned in one of two ways.

You must first determine your physical readiness for the terrain's difficulties and risks if you intend to go up the mountain. For instance, a sudden and devastating avalanche only catches many hikers in the Alps by surprise. Going to the Himalayas might be fatal because of the extreme cold. Second, make sure you have the necessary tools and attire.

Everest Three High Passes Trek Cost for 2024 and 2025:

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Day to Day Itinerary
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At the Tribhuvan International Airport, our representative will meet and greet you. A private tourist car will transport you to the hotel. You have the option of taking a break or seeing us at our office to discuss the Three High Passes Everest Trekking Itinerary.

  • 3 Star Hotel in Thamel

After a 30 to 40-minute flight from Tribhuvan International Airport to Lukla, your Three Passes Everest Trek will begin. This magnificent flight offers incredible views of the Langtang Himalayan range and the Annapurna Himalayan range. You'll first descend from Lukla to the Thado Koshi River, crossing a few suspension bridges along the way. Then you will arrive at a Chheplung village after an hour of gentle descent, with a view of Mt. Khumbila (5,761 m), a sacred peak that has never been climbed. As you will be acclimating, the journey will be easier and more pleasurable. You will descend from Chheplung to Phakding, where you will get the opportunity to see Pemacholing and Rimishung Monastery.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • 3 to 4 hours
  • 7.8 kilometers

After your breakfast in Phakding, you continue on the Everest Three High Passes Route. Your trip will include uphill and downhill sections, as well as many river crossings and a spectacular view of Mt. Thamserku (6,608 m) from the Bengkar hamlet. Your route will take you past Monjo Village, dense forests, and rugged trails to the Sagarmatha National Park's entrance. You'll register your permits and make your way into the woods. For the first time, you will be able to see Mt. Everest from this forest. Then, after traveling through Jorsale hamlet, you'll cross the Hillary Suspension Bridge and proceed to Namche Bazaar. Beautiful vistas of the Himalayas, including Everest, Lhotse, Tawache, and others, may be seen from here.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • 6 to 7 hours
  • 10.4 kilometers

In the Khumbu region's core, today is the day to relax and prepare your body for high altitude. The Sagarmatha National Park tourist center, traditional Sherpa communities, Hillary School, Khumjung monastery, Syangboche Airport, and Everest View Hotel are among the places to see in Namche Bazaar. Even if you stay in Namche, being active and moving is important. Banks, ATMs, and Cyber Cafés are some of the facilities available in Namche Bazaar. You may also go to the Sherpa museum, visit the local community, hike to Thamo, or explore Khunde. This is your first acclimatization day as per Everest Three High Passes Trek Itinerary.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

After eating breakfast in Namche, your Three High Passes Trek will head toward Tengboche. Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam, and Thamserku can all be seen from the road to Tengboche. While walking the smooth and sometimes zigzag trail, you will be astonished by the wildlife, such as musk deer, Himalayan Thar, and colorful pheasants. You will pass through a pine forest and then across the bridge, decorated with prayer flags, over the Dudh Koshi River. Trekking for a little you eventually arrive at Phungi Thanga, a small village with several teahouses and a small army post set among an alpine forest. You will also get a chance to visit the Tengboche monastery to witness a religious ceremony by the monks at Tengboche.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • 4 to 5 hours
  • 8.6 kilometers

Today on Everest 3 High Passes Trek, you will get a spectacular sunrise vista of the mountain landscape, including views of the Kangtega range, Thamserku, Amadablam, Taboche, Kwangde, Tengboche, Lhotse, and Nuptse. Your day begins with a hike via Imja Khola and on to Tengboche, where we descend to the riverbank via rhododendron and birch woods. You will visit a Buddhist nunnery in Deboche and cross a few chortens on the way to Pangboche, where you will enjoy a spectacular view of the Himalayas. Walking from the high Pangboche to the arid and alpine environment of Shomare, one can plainly detect the diminishing vegetation. From Orsho, you can see Mt. Pumori's coronal ridge before arriving at the chilly and windy settlement of Dingboche, where you will spend the night.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • 5 to 6 hours
  • 10.7 kilometers

Your 3 high passes journey will continue via the Imja Khola Valley to glacial moraines in the midst of towering peaks. Your stroll will take you down the valley for the next 3 to 4 hours, with views of Lhotse Mountain and Ama Dablam on both sides, until you arrive at yak Bibre, the herdsman's home. At the terminal moraine, you can see Imja Tse summit, which has a rocky and frosty aspect. A half-hour hike from Bibre will take you to Chhukung, where you may see glaciers and snow-capped mountains. After arriving at Chhukung, relax or trek to Chhukung Ri for even more spectacular mountain vistas. It will assist you in preparing for your trip to Kongma-la Pass in the morning.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • 3 to 4 hours
  • 4.5 kilometers

You will be entering the isolated alpine hinterlands on this day, where there are no teashops, so bring lots of water with you. You will be given two choices here. Climb the slope northwest of Chhukung to the Nuptse glacier, or stroll down to the Bibre valley and trek to the high path above Niyang Khola. After a short stroll, you will be rewarded with a spectacular view of Island Peak Valley and Amphu Lapcha's Stony Peak. You will reach a vast basin littered with ice lakes rising along the east side of Niyang Khola valley on a rocky road. After a 5-hour hike via the Kongma La Pass, you will be leaving Chhukung. Kongma La is the highest pass among Everest's three high passes. The prayer flags flapping to mark the pass at the peak can only be seen if you reach the top. The descent now begins, which will be the most arduous and strenuous part of today's expedition. You ascend the far side moraine, then head north along the Khumbu glacier route, which eventually leads to Lobuche, your today's 3 high passes trek final destination.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • 8 to 9 hours
  • 7.7 kilometers

3 high passes trek trail will pass across the Khumbu Glacier's moraine heading toward Gorakshep. Passing through the pyramid landmark, you'll be treated to a breathtaking view of Everest's north ridge, which includes Mt. Pumori, Mt. Mahalangur, Mt. Lingtern, Mt. Khumbutse, and Mt. Nuptse. After ascending to Thangma Riju, you will enjoy a 360-degree panorama of snow-capped mountains. Kalapatthar, a grassy meadow under Mt. Pumori, may be seen from the summit of Changri glacier. You can see snow-capped mountains as you arrive at Gorakshep, including the world's highest peak, Mount Everest. Your walk will continue across Gorak Shep Lake, passed by memorials commemorating Indian army mountaineers, before arriving at Everest base camp. You will realize how hazardous the Khumbu icefall trail is until you get to Everest Base Camp. Although Everest is not visible from the summit's base, the close-up vistas of Nuptse and Khumbutse, which tower over the Mountaineers' vividly colored tents, are no less stunning. This is your journey's apex. You will spend the night in Gorak Shep after that.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • 3 to 4 hours
  • 5.2 kilometers

This is the culmination of your Everest 3 high passes trek journey, which began with a stroll to enjoy a stunning glimpse of the sun rising from Kalapatthar. After a few hours of walking, you'll arrive at Kalapatthar, where you may sit and fill your eyes' desire for a breathtaking view of the Himalayas. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumo Ri, Ama Dablam, Khangtenga, Lobuche Peak, Everest Base Camp, Khumbu glacier, and Icefalls can all be seen from Kalapattar's 360-degree vantage point. You will leave your footprints behind and take memories and photographs that will last a lifetime. Return to Gorakshep, pack your belongings, and prepare to retrace your way back to Lobuche. Then, through the picturesque route, you'll make your way to Dzongla.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • 7 to 8 hours
  • 11.5 kilometers

To witness the stunning vista of Cholatse, you must get up early in the morning. The toughest portion of the Everest 3 High Passes trek journey begins when you travel through Dzongla, passing through spur woodland before descending to a basin. As you return to the top, you will be rewarded with a beautiful view of Chola Lake and Mt Ama Dablam. The steep ascent is made more difficult by rocks, which leads to the sinuous Bergschrund pathways. You can see breathtaking peaks all around you from the summit, which are framed by flying prayer flags. Unless the rocks are covered with ice, making the path treacherous and dangerous, the descent to Thagnak is reasonably easy. You will spend the night in Thagnak.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • 7 to 8 hours
  • 8 kilometers

You have to leave the little settlement early in the morning and continue on the Three High Passes Trek Route via Nepal's longest glacier, the Ngozumpa Glacier. The second Gokyo Lake, which is one of the six series, may be seen as you approach the other side of the glacier. Gokyo hamlet may be found on the border of the third lake, which is close to the second.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • 2 to 3 hours
  • 2.7 kilometers

The acclimatization day is a great chance to climb Gokyo Ri, one of the greatest places to see the Everest area and explore the six lakes. The fourth lake, with its towering cliffs and peaks rising above it, lies 3 kilometers north of Gokyo. The walk continues to the fifth and largest azure blue dazzling lake. You can even ascend the slopes at the lake's side to see Cho-Oyu, Gyachung, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Makalu in all their glory. Cho Oyu base camp is located beyond the fifth lake, and the stunning panorama is well worth seeing. It is up to your curiosity, time, and energy to see whether you can make it to the sixth lake. This is the second acclimatization day according to Everest Three High Passes Trek Itinerary.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Early in the morning, you will begin hiking to Renjola pass, bypassing the main Gokyo valley route to follow the Renjola trail through Dudh Pokhari. The view of Everest, Lhotse, Cholatse, and Taboche will be appreciable after a 3-hour hike. This is also among one the difficult aspects of the climb, but once you get to the pinnacle, you will be rewarded with breathtaking 360-degree views of Mt. Cho-Oyu and other high peaks. The 3 High Passes Everest Trek route will descend the stairs to Angladumba Tsho. Further trekking will reveal Relama Tsho and Renjo Lake, after which you will pass through a small valley brimming with massive stones on your way to Lumde. After an hour's trek, you will arrive at Marlung village, where you will spend the night.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • 6 to 7 hours
  • 7.4 kilometers

Your 3 high passes trek journey will descend from Marlung to Thame, which is also a traditional route used by Tibetan traders for centuries. Passing through Bhote Koshi and descending to Taranga you will reach Langmuche Khola. From the lodges next to the famous Buddhist shrine (Gompa) in Thame, you can enjoy stunning views of mountains like Thamserku, Katenga, Kusum Kangguru, etc. After that, cross the bridge to reach Samde, the place with stunning mountain views. Through the steep path, you reach the village of Thamo where you can see a monastery called Khari Goma, which is also a nunnery. You will reach the world’s highest power plant in the world built with the help of Australia, then pass through a small village called Phurte where you will see the Laudo Monastery. You are finally in Namche after passing some gompas, prayer flags, Chorten, and Mani stones.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Tea House or Lodge
  • 7 to 8 hours
  • 11.5 kilometers

This is the last day of the trip through Everest Three High Passes. Your adventure will begin in Namche and conclude in Lukla. The difficulties are immense, as you'll be trekking down a steep slope with shaky legs till you reach the airport area. To cross the bridge across the Dudh Koshi and into the alpine forest, take it slowly and carefully. The flat route becomes flatter and more natural after passing the suspension bridges across the fast-flowing Dudh Koshi and its tributaries. The combination of broad plains, rhododendron and pine woods, and distant snow-capped peaks will appeal to you. As you proceed through the villages and arrive at Lukla, you will see several walls and monasteries, with a strong Buddhist conviction.

  • Tea House or Lodge
  • Tea House or Lodge
  • 7 to 8 hours
  • 15.7 kilometers

You will fly back to Kathmandu today on a picturesque journey. Because of the severe weather (windy or low visibility) in the afternoon, Lukla to Kathmandu flight is typically operated in the morning. Due to adverse weather in Luka or other unforeseen circumstances, scheduled flights may be delayed or canceled. As a result, you should always have an extra day for the contingency, as this will allow you to make up for your other commitments. After arriving in Kathmandu and completing your long adventurous journey, the rest of the day might be spent touring, relaxing, or celebrating. You are going to stay at the hotel overnight and have a wonderful farewell dinner at Thamel to conclude Everest 3 high pass trek successfully.

  • Standard Hotel in Thamel
  • Dinner

The penultimate day of departure from Kathmandu is today. Our assistant will pick you up from your hotel and drop you off at the airport's international terminal three hours before your flight's scheduled departure time. You can also choose to prolong your trip by selecting a different package.

  • Breakfast

Our team guides, porters and accompanying staff are locals with a broad knowledge about each and every location that we travel through.

Cost Includes
  • Pickup from Kathmandu international airport as your arrival date and time
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu at 3 Star Hotel with Breakfast
  • All necessary permits for Three High Passes Trek
  • 15 nights of tea house accommodations during the trek (twin Sharing) 
  • 3 times meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trekking
  • Trekking gear duffel bag for your trekking stuff 
  • Sleeping Bag and Down Jacket (return after the trip)
  • First Aid and Eco trained English Speaking professionals to guide
  • Flight ticket to Lukla including airprot transportation.
  • Flight ticket to Kathmandu from Lukla including airport transportation
  • Staffs insurance, well-paid salary, equipment, food, and Hotel
  • Oximeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate( Very useful to check Altitude sickness symptoms)
  • Purified drinking water (Ef-Chlor – water purification tablet)
  • Free luggage stored at Green Valley Nepal Store During the Trek
  • Certificate of achievement (If require) 
  • Farewell dinner in Nepali restaurant in Thamel before your departure from Nepal 
  • Airport transfer for your final departure as your departure date and time
Cost Excludes
  • International airfare and Nepal visa fee and any kind of insurance 
  • Extra nights accommodtaion and meals in Kathmandu
  • Porter If needed ( One porter between two trekkers is recommended ) 
  • Personal expenses during the trekking such as hot shower, all kind of drinks, extra meals, Wi-Fi or data, battery charging, upgraded accommodation & tips for Staffs (it is expected). 
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  • We have daily departures for this trip from March to May and from mid-September to mid-December. You can type in the number of passengers to book a reservation and select a date that is convenient for you. Due to group size, we never cancel a trip once you've made a reservation. If you would rather join the group, we will add more travelers on the selected date. You can let us know once you make a reservation or earlier.
  • If you want to cancel the trip for any reason, you can let us know at least 30 days in advance. Wewill refund your deposit. If you want to cancel the trip within a 30-day period, we will keep your deposit until you find out the next schedule.
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Useful Info

Best Season for Everest Three High Passes Trek

The optimum seasons for the Everest Three High Passes Trek are spring (March to May) and Autumn  (mid-September to November). During these periods, the weather is dry and clear, making it excellent for hiking and taking in unimpeded mountain vistas. The days are warm, while the evenings are cool. However, these are peak seasons, the trails get congested and hectic.

The slopes are lush with wildflowers, particularly rhododendron blossoms, in the spring. It's also climbing season, so Everest Base Camp has been turned into a tented metropolis teeming with climbers and Sherpa guides. Trekking to the Everest Three High Passes is particularly popular in the autumn. You may enjoy crystal clear vistas during this season due to the conclusion of the wet monsoon season, which clears the sky of dust and contaminants.

Food or Meal during Everest Three Pass Trek

It is strongly advised to avoid non-vegetarian meals and beverages such as beer, wine, and other alcoholic beverages while hiking at high altitudes.

During the voyage, you will have access to a broad handful of different options in tea house menus that are created and served by the indigenous residents; the descriptions of the region's most popular dishes are listed here.

Vegetable items and a variety of hot drinks, French toast with jam, honey, and peanut butter, Corn Flakes, Hashed Brown, fried, Scrambles and boiled eggs, pancakes, porridge with milk, Muesli, Tibetan Breads, Chapati with Cheese, Oatmeal are available for breakfast.

Lunch will include a variety of Sandwiches, Pizza, rice with curry, spring rolls, burgers and Pizza, Thukpa (noodle soup), Dahl and Bhat, Momos (dumplings), Tibetan bread and chapatti, Macroni, Spaghetti, Sherpa Stew, a variety of soups, steaks, potatoes, yak steak, and desserts.

Dinner menus include delicious Momos (dumplings), a variety of Thukpa (noodle soup), Dahl and Bhat (Nepalese local dish), Tibetan bread and chapatti, Macroni, Spaghetti, Sherpa Stew, a variety of soups, steaks, potatoes items, Sandwiches, Pizza, rice with curry, spring rolls, Raman soups, burgers and Pizza, yak steak, desserts items, hot and cold drinks.

Accommodation Facilities on 3 High Passes Trek

Tea houses are used as accommodations on the mountain. The rooms usually include just two or three single beds, as well as pleasant and warm blankets, pillows, comfy mattresses, adjacent bathrooms (not always), and great views. For lone female trekkers, however, a single private room will be given at no additional cost during the journey. Throughout the trip, we will guarantee that you are accommodated in the best possible tea houses with Spectacular Mountain and scenery views.

Everest 3 High Passes Trek Difficulty Level

As it incorporates an adventurous walk via the three high passes of the region, Kongma La, Cho La, and Renjo La, which stand over 5000 meters above sea level, the trekking routes of the Everest Three Passes Trek are more difficult than those of other treks like Everest Base Camp and many others.

After taking advantage of acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar, you will move toward the first pass, Kongma La Pass (5545 meters). Of the three passes, it is the tallest. You will travel to Kalapatthar and Everest Base Camp after passing this pass.

You will also go from Dzongla to other Khumbu locations during the Everest Three Passes Difficult Trek by crossing the Cho la Pass, the second pass (5420 meters). The most difficult pass to traverse is this one. After coming through the second pass, you will have the wonderful chance to visit Gokyo and Gokyo Ri, as well as a number of tranquil lakes. Following a great stay in Gokyo, you will go toward the third and last pass, Renjo La. (5370m). You will move toward Lumde and subsequently Namche Bazaar after traversing this pass.

Three Everest Passes Trek Travel Insurance

It is extremely recommended that you acquire travel insurance that covers medical evacuation and travel protection before embarking on any adventurous adventures in Nepal.

When traveling at high altitudes in a remote region of the world where there are no other modes of transportation accessible, medical evacuation insurance is a necessity in the case of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) or other causes at high altitudes. Travel insurance is also strongly suggested to safeguard your travel investment from unforeseen events that may occur during or before your trip.

Before making a final selection, it is a good idea to thoroughly research the insurance and its coverages. Bring proof of insurance with you on travel and leave a copy with your family. You must verify that your insurance offers appropriate protection and that it protects the actions involved.

Altitude Sickness and Acclimatization during 3 Passes Trek Nepal

Trekking in the Everest Region, the world's highest trekking destination, involves a number of risks, including altitude sickness. As you climb higher, the air becomes thinner, making breathing difficult. If you try to hurry and walk quickly to get to your goal in a shorter amount of time, you may develop AMS or Acute Mountain Sickness.

Diamox and a good night's sleep may be sufficient in mild cases. Keeping your body hydrated and consuming enough water might also help you avoid nausea. The necessary steps must be done to ensure that the situation does not worsen. If the symptoms worsen, you may need to reduce your height and seek medical help.

Before going on a high-altitude expedition such as the Everest Three High Passes Trek, acclimatization is required. Resting at a lower level before going to a higher elevation will allow your body to acclimate to the thin air. Our experts have included two days for acclimatization and a contingency day in the program.

Everest Three High Passes Trek Packing Checklist

Here's a general packing list of everything you should remember to carry on your Everest Three High Passes Trek:

  • Inner Thermal (top and trousers)
  • Socks and underwear
  • Sunglasses, sun hat, woolen cap, or balaclava
  • Inner and outer gloves
  • Towel, flip-flop or rubber sandal, toiletries
  • Water bottles and water purification tablets
  • 4 season Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • A sturdy pair of trekking boots with good ankle support
  • Rucksack or daypack (30 liters) with a waterproof cover
  • Trekking pants and waterproof trousers
  • T-shirts or shirts
  • Fleece jumper or jacket
  • Headlamp, power bank, and extra batteries
  • Down jacket
  • Wind/ waterproof light jacket
  • Sun protection cream, wet wipes, and hand sanitizer

These are only a few of the most important things to have. You can check out our Recommended Packing List for Nepal Trekking

Three Passes Trek Guide and Safety

Throughout the journey, we assure the safety of our clients by following all safety regulations. The schedule for the Everest three passes trek was created by travel experts and experienced guides who have walked this route several times. The appropriate number of rest days has been included in the plan to prevent AMS. Our guides are always equipped with a first-aid kit and a pulse oximeter. The guides who have been assigned to you have over ten years of expertise and know what to do in an emergency. They've had extensive outdoor first aid and crisis management training.

If a customer has AMS and has to descend to a lower elevation, an assistance guide will accompany them and observe safety procedures. He'll keep a close watch on the client's health and take the essential procedures to keep him safe. The guide will take the client back to the group if they are in good spirits following a night's rest. If the client's condition deteriorates, he or she will be transferred to Lukla or airlifted to Kathmandu for medical help.

Everest Base Camp with 3 Passes Trek Booking Procedure

Government-approved trek and tour operator company, Green Valley Nepal Treks has been offering these services for over ten years in Nepal. Both the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) and the Trekking Agency Association of Nepal (TAAN) recognize us as members. As a result, you may confidently reserve a 3 High Passes Trek in Khumbu Region. To reserve a trip, we need a deposit equal to 10% of the total cost. Within a week of making your reservation, please email us copies of essential papers you may have, such as your passport, passport-size photos, travel insurance, and arrival and departure flight information. You may make a payment on our website via bank transfer, western union, or online. You have three payment options when you land in Nepal: cash, bank transfer, and credit card. For your convenience, we will also email you payment information, including the method of payment and the total amount.

What our travelers saysClient Reviews
  • TripAdvisor

    Well Organized Everest 3 High Passes Trek

    Excellently planned expedition. The expedition's Green Valley Nepal Treks Team went above and beyond to make sure each customer received the care they required for a successful trip. The three passes never failed to astound. I wasn't ready for how stunning the Nepalese people and landscape are. As we ascended further into the Nepalese Himalayas, I enjoyed every second of our walk. It's impossible to get online or have access to the outside world while entrenched in such a magnificent landscape, culture, and population. I enjoyed every minute of it. Highlights include the Gokyo alpine lakes and the stunning mountains we passed along the way, including Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, Sagarmatha, Nuptse, and Lhotse. Would strongly advise.

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    Andre O.August 12, 2023Australia
  • TripAdvisor

    Unforgettable Trekking Experience with Amazing Guide Biru

    Everest Three High Passes Trek was a dream, made real by guide Biru. His expertise, trail knowledge, and care were invaluable. With his captivating stories and genuine concern, he elevated the journey. For an unforgettable adventure, Biru is the perfect guide choice.

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    MauriAugust 10, 2023Germany
FAQs
  • The Three Passes Trek in Nepal brings hikers through three high passes: Kongma La (18,209 ft. / 5,550 m), Cho La (17,782 ft. / 5,420 m), and Renjo La (17,560 ft. / 5,360 m).

  • Difficulty is the trip grade. The three-pass journey is graded as difficult. Given the high pass crossings, this is a highly dangerous activity. It is more difficult than Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes, but not as difficult as hiking peaks like as Island Peak and Mera Peak.

  • If your flight is canceled severe weather, you will have no choice but to extend your stay. The expense of lodging will be your responsibility. Helicopter businesses may provide charters even when airlines cancel flights. You can use a helicopter service if you dont want to extend your date. You will be charged an additional fee for this, which you must pay.

  • If someone gets sick on the route, your trekking guide will consider the situation and determine whether the sick individual should continue the trip or descend to a lower level and wait for the remainder of the group. If the persons condition is critical, he or she will be transferred to Kathmandu for specialist medical care via air ambulance. The sick individual will be looked after by an assistant, while the rest of the party will continue on their journey according to the schedule.

  • You should anticipate to walk for 5 to 7 hours per day, covering 10 to 14 kilometers. When you reach 3500 meters, though, you will be walking for 5 to 7 hours, but the distance traveled will be less due to the slower pace at higher elevations. We want you to know that all of our itineraries are adaptable and may be changed based on weather, geography, and the physical condition of the members.

  • Yes, you can be compensated in whatever way you see fit. However, for the remainder of your tour amount, we recommend paying in cash because purchasing by credit card will cost you an additional 4% as a bank service fee.

  • Yes, On the Everest 3 High Passes Trek route, there are internet hotspots accessible. However, please be aware that the network may be unpredictable because of the rocky terrain. The signal is frequently dropped or weak.

  • Yes, we have trekked with a solitary female trekker many times, and all of the trekking excursions have been completed successfully with the assistance of our pleasant and professional Guides and Sherpa crew.

  • Yes, three meals each day will be supplied throughout the mountain walk, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and the items you will be consuming will be as per the menu, which includes a broad variety of local and western continental dishes.

  • You can find western toilets at every teahouse along the way to the three high passes hike. Rooms with connected bathrooms and hot showers are available at luxury lodges and teahouses at lower elevations. The amenities may be more rudimentary at higher elevations, and you may have to share a restroom with other hikers.

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