Everest 3 high pass trek is one of the most adventurous trekking in the Khumbu region, and it incorporates three high passes like the Renjo – La Pass (5435m), Cho – La Pass (5420m) and the Kongma – La Pass (5535m). A must do for thrill seekers, Everest three pass trek incorporates views of pristine snow-capped peaks such as the Everest (8848m), Makalu (8463m), Cho – Oyu (8201m) and the Ama Dablam (6812m). The Everest 3 Pass Trek does not only provide an amalgamation of natural beauty but also gives an opportunity to observe the lifestyle and mix up with the warm and welcoming ethnic populations. But it requires a good physique as well as proper acclimatization.
Everest Three Pass Trek: Itinerary
All the other treks in the Everest region since the Everest 3 Pass Trek goes all the way starting from a flight to the beautiful Lukla. The trail then moves towards Namche Bazaar, a land of the Sherpa. Then it continues into Thame, Lungden. Finally, reach the Renjo – La Pass at an altitude of 5435m. The Renjo la Pass is a perfect viewpoint, whereas a 360-degree view of all the mountains in the Everest region. Another climbs all the way up to Gokyo Ri to observe the spectacular views of the pristine snow-capped peaks. Also, visible the glaciers all around and the Gokyo valley in full view. The trail further extends to the Everest Base Camp via Cho – La pass which linking Gokyo valley and Everest Base Camp.
So, it accompanies with mind-boggling views of the Everest as well as mountains like Ama Dablam, Pumori, Cholatse, Khumbutse, Khangtega, Lobuche east and west, and many more impressive peaks. The third pass, Kongma – La is at an altitude of 5535m comes next in the trail which is an equally rewarding viewpoint. The trek ends in Namche Bazar which can reach by being a further trek from Chhukung.
Everest 3 Pass Trek: Quick facts
1: Arrival day (1,300 m)
2: Free day and trek preparation.
3: Fly to Lukla and then trek to Phakding (2652 m) 3h00 walk.
4: Trek to Namche Bazaar. (3440 m) 6h00 walk.
5: Acclimatize day!
6: Namche – Thame (3800m).
7: Thame – Marulung (4210m) 5h00 walk.
8: Marlung – Renjo Lake (4860m) 5h00 walk.
9: Renjo Lake – Gokyo Lake (4791m).
10: Gokyo lake – Gokyo Peak (5360m) -Thangnak (4678m). 3h00 walk.
11: Trek to Cho-la Pass (5370 m) – Dzonglha (4,830 m) 7h00 walk.
12: Trek to Lobuche (4,910 m) 5h00 walk.
13: Trek to Gorak Shep (5160 m) – Everest Base Camp (5364 m) – Gorak Shep: 7h00 walk.
14: Gorak Shep – Kalapathar (5545m) -Lobuche (4910m). 7h00 walk.
15: Lobuche – Chhukung (4730m). 7h30 walk
16: Chhukung – Pangboche (3930m) 6h00 walk.
17 – 20: Pangboche – Lukla (2800m).
21: Lukla – Kathmandu.
22: Free day in Kathmandu.
23: Final departure.
Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)
Day 2: Free day and trek preparation.
Day 3: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2652 m) 3h00 walk.
Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazaar. (3440 m) 6h00 walk.
Day 5: Acclimatize day!
Day 6: Namche – Thame (3800m).
Day 7: Thame – Marulung (4210m) 5h00 walk.
Day 8: Marlung – Renjo Lake (4860m) 5h00 walk.
Day 9: Renjo Lake – Gokyo Lake (4791m).
Day 10: Gokyo lake – Gokyo Peak (5360m) -Thangnak (4678m). 3h00 walk.
Day 11: Trek to Cho-la Pass (5370 m) – Dzonglha (4,830 m) 7h00 walk.
Day 12: Trek to Lobuche (4,910 m) 5h00 walk.
Day 13: Trek to Gorak Shep (5160 m) – Everest Base Camp (5364 m) – Gorak Shep: 7h00 walk.
Day 14: Gorak Shep – Kalapathar (5545m) -Lobuche (4910m). 7h00 walk.
Day 15: Lobuche – Chhukung (4730m). 7h30 walk
Day 16: Chhukung – Pangboche (3930m) 6h00 walk.
Day 17: Pangboche – Tengboche (3867m).
Day 18: Tengboche – Namche Bazaar (3446m).
Day 19: Namche Bazaar – Phakding (2640m).
Day 20: Phakding – Lukla (2800m).
Day 21: Lukla – Kathmandu.
Day 22: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 23: Final departure.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Kathmandu International Airport|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 3 hours before the flight.|
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