Everest 3 high passes trek information

Everest 3 high passes trek information

Everest 3 high passes trek information need to know before heading the relevant areas. Everest three high passes trek is one of the most challenging trekking in Everest region . Everest 3 high passes trekking offer  splendid Himalayan views of 4 above 8000 meters mountains Mt. Everest 8848 m, Mt. Lhotse 8516 m, Mt. Makalu 8463 m, Mt. Cho Oyu 8201 m with 23 snowy capped trekking peaks of  Everest trekking trails. Doable from three different destination – Kathmandu lukla by flight, Kathmandu Phaplu by flight or jeep and  Kathmandu Jiri overland tour.

The Everest 3 High Passes Trek is an adventurous  trekking route in the Everest region of Nepal. It offers trekkers the opportunity to cross three high mountain passes – Renjo La Pass (5,360m), Cho La Pass (5,420m), and Kongma La Pass (5,535m) – while exploring the stunning landscapes, remote valleys, and Sherpa villages of the Everest region Minimum three week holidays required if you choose the shortest options from Lukla. Everest Three passes trek doable without previous trekking experince in Nepal Himalayas.

Mount Everest base camp ( 5463m ) and  hike to Kala patthar  (5545m) are main attraction of the Everest high passes trekking. Good tea house and lodge facilities available entire the Everest three high passes trek route and suggested for trekkers bring the power bar chocolate and engery foods while cross the high passes. The Everest 3 High Passes Trek offers a challenging yet rewarding adventure for trekkers seeking to explore the iconic landscapes and high mountain passes of the Everest region. With proper preparation, acclimatization, and determination, it's an unforgettable journey through some of the world's most spectacular Himalayan scenery

Everest three high Pass trek difficulties level is strenuous thus good physical fitness is essential. Trekkers may choose clock wise and anti-clock wise Everest high pass trekking but clockwise 3 high passes trek is more comfortable while ascend Himalaya with good acclimatize.  Hiking through Sagarmatha National park looking wild animals , Flora , Fauna , passing through primitive Tibetan Sherpa settlements, Buddhist monasteries along the trails are another breathtaking major values of this trip.

Trekking permits are essential for all trekking destinations in Nepal and Everest three passes trekking also required three different  permits -  Sagarmatha National Park permit ,Pasang Lhamu Rural municipality entry permit and  Trekkers information management system ( TIMS permit)  and  issue through  local Nepal trekking companies.  Autum and spring season is best time trekking in Everest high passes route however doable around the year except the winter season. 

Professional Nepal trekking guide is needed to success the Everest three high passes trekking as it has challenging and difficulties passes. Basic tea house / lodge facilities available for Everest high passes trekking but suggested for trekkers use sleeping bags entire the trip.  Everest 3 high passes trek cost is depend on group size and choice of the destination where you want to start. If you choose the package Everest high passes trip, it cost around USD 80 per days except the flight ticket and if you choose the hiring a Nepal trekking guide    USD 35 per days beside his / her flight from Kathmandu Lukla and Lukla Kathmandu.

Everest high passes trek package means include accommodation, meals, trekking permit , guide and porter but hiring a guide or porters means need to pay only their salary, accommodation with in USD 35 / 30 for porters. Minimum three weeks hoidays required for Everest 3 high pass trek if you start from Lukla . suggested to choose the local  Nepal trekking companies for secured and remarkable trip in Everest region. Both options Anticlockwise and clockwise three passes trek easily doable with professional Nepal trekking guide.

Everest 3 high passes trek itinerary is depend on trekkers holiday schedule but express 3 passes trekking doable within 15 days too. Trekkers  will explore the Nepal longest Glacier Ngozumpa glacier (36 Kilometer) while visiting the fifth lake & beautiful Gokyo valley. If you surfing for Everest 3 high pass trek near me thousands of website display for this trip but suggested for trekkers do the trip with local Nepal trekking agency recommended by lonely planet travel guide book or rough guide book Nepal for secured journeys.  

Before book the trip with any Nepal trekking operator need to know their legal documents for safety adventure otherwise some freelancer guide / individual person or illegal operators may access the trip and that might be hazard while you are sick , accident or suffer by high altitude sickness . From 1st April 2023, Nepal government has been decided no trekking without guide or porter it means mandatory hire a Nepal trekking guide through government registered Nepal trekking agents.

Everest Three high passes trek package Major Highlights

  • Everest three high passes trek is one of the most thrilling adventure trekking in Nepal for awe-inspiring  Himalayan views of 4 above 8000 meters mountains Mt Everest (8848m), fourth highest Lhotse (8516m), fifth highest Makalu (8485m), sixth highest Cho-Oyu (8210m).
  • Everest 3 High passes trek is pleasant utmost hiking  through longest and Highest glacier on Earth- Khumbu Glacier (4963m).
  • The Everest 3 passes Trek lead you through most popular attraction point of Everest trekking such as Renjo la Pass (5388 m), Cho La Pass (5380 m) and Kongma La pass(5535 m) With  climbing of the three peaks  Gokyo Ri (5483 m), Kalapathar (5545m) and Chukung Ri (5550 m)  
  • Mesmerizing view of mountains from the three high passes (Renjo la , Cho La and Kongma La) hike through world heritage UNISCO sites Sagarmatha National park and beautiful Sherpa settlements.

Things to know before heading to the Everest 3 high passes trek

Eat nutritious food

Hygienic and nutritious food is essential for success trip to Everest three high passes trek route. suggested take boiled item and less oily food . Sometime food poisoning make difficult heading to the destination so take the hygienic  meals on  Everest Three high passes trekking trails

Drinking-Water and Tablets

If you avoid to drink the mineral water, take drinking water tablets for safety reason.  At least need to drink 4-5 liters  water during your trip to Everest high passes rotue.

Acclimatization during the trip 

One day acclimatization at Namche Bazaar is essential as stand point of avoid the high altitude sickness. You just jump on high places 2830meter at lukla so  before cross the three high pash route and  rest at Namche Bazaar  3480m, 11346ft. from the sea level thus recommended all the travelers . You may go excursion to Mt. Everest view  Hotel 3890 m  and descend to  Namche   for overnight stay.  

Physical fitness

Nepal Everest high pass trek is fit for all age group travelers juniors to seniors citizen even though average level fitness is essential. Where is will there  is a plan so trekking in Everest high passes need only strong willing power that make easy to reach the destination.

Everest three high passes trekking Difficulties

Everest Three Passes trekking is a challenging trek in Everest region hike through high tough passes such as Renjo La Pass, Cho La Pass, and Kongma La Pass. Everest 3 passes are one of the most difficult and physically difficult element of the Everest trekking rotes.

Everest 3 high passes trek is fit for both novice and experienced trekkers however good physical fitness is essential as well as professional Nepal trekking guide lead your adventure carefully.

The Best time for Everest 3 high passes trekking 

The best season for Everest high passes trekking are autumn season ( September to December ) and spring season ( middle of February to May).
The Everest three Pass trek  is feasible in all the months in Nepal but some challenges it means winter Everest three passes trek is more difficult while passes cover by snow.
Monsoon Everest high passes trekking is also slightly challenges due to the rainy season , Kathmandu Lukla flight cancellation and weather condition.

Everest Three high passes  trek Packing list

You need to bring following trekking equipment for  Everest three high passes hiking trip

  • Trekking Bag pack.
  • Trekking day bag.( Small handbag)
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Sports shoes or sandal.
  • Trekking stick.
  • Trekking Hat, cat
  • Trekking woollen cap.
  • Trekking jacket Gore tax/ flees jacket.
  • Pullover or warm sweeter.
  • Raincoat.
  • 4/5 pairs of good qualities shock .
  • Hand gloves.
  • 2/3 pairs of Trekking trousers
  • 3/4 pairs of Trekking shirts .
  • 3/4 pairs of Underwear
  • Eye glass
  • Water bottle.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Flash or Torch light.
  • Camera and batteries.
  • Sun cream.
Everest three high passes trek Itinerary 

Everest 3 high passes trekking has two different option clock wise Everest high passes trek and anti clock wise Everest three passes trekking so trekkers may choose able as per their wish and desire.

18 days  Everest three high passes trekking itinerary:

Day 01: Flight from Kathmandu/Manthali to Lukla (2,850m / 9,350ft) Trek to Phakding (2,650m / 8,562ft)

Trek Distance 6.2km / 3.8miles

Flight Hours 35/18 Minutes ( Kathmandu Lukla flight duration 35 minutes and Manthali Lukla flight duration 18 minutes )

Highest Altitude 2650m / 8562ft

Trek Duration 3 hours

Day 02: Trek from Phakding (2,650m /8,562ft ) to Namche Bazaar (3,440m / 11,285ft)

Trek Distance 7.4km / 4.6miles

Trek Duration 6 hrs

Day 03: Rest day to acclimatize at Namche Bazaar

Today will be an acclimatization day at Namche. Travelers may hike to Everest view hotel 3890m,  5 star Everest view hotel located  near by Syangboche  airport which is highest located 5 star hotel in the world for stunning Himalayan views of  Everest , Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama dablam, Thamserku, Kutum khangaru, Khumbila peak , Tawache peak, Cholaste peak , Island peak  . you are surrounding by whole Everest trekking Himalayan range.

Day 04: Trek from Namche Bazaar (3,440m / 11,285ft) to Thame (3750m / 12,303ft)

Trek Distance 6.8km / 4.2miles

Trek Duration 6 hrs

Day 05: Trek from Thame (3,750m / 12,303ft) to Lungden (4,500m / 14,764ft)

Trek Distance 8.2km / 5miles

Trek Duration 6 hrs

Day 06: Trek from Lungden (4,500m / 14,764ft) to Gokyo Lake (4,750m / 15,583ft) via Renjo la Pass (5,446m / 17,867ft))

Trek Distance 9km / 5.6miles

Trek Duration 8 hrs

Day 07: Rest day to acclimatize at Gokyo. Early morning at Gokyo Ri (5,400m / 17,814ft ) Viewpoint

Trek Distance 1.5 km / o.9 miles

Trek Duration 1 & ½ hrs

Day 08: Trek from Gokyo (4,790m / 15,584ft) to Thangnak (4,700m / 15,400ft)

Trek Distance 3.7km / 2.3miles

Trek Duration 5 hrs

Day 09: Trek from Thangnak (4,700m / 15,400ft) to Dzongla (4,855m / 15,930ft) via Cho La Pass (5420m /17,783ft)

Trek Distance 16km /9.9miles

Highest Altitude 5420m / 17,783ft

Trek Duration 6-7 hrs

Day 10: Trek from Dzongla (4,855m / 15,930ft) to Lobuche (4,910m / 16,175ft)

Trek Distance 8.36km / 5.2miles

Trek Duration 4 hrs

Day 11: Trek from Lobuche (4,930m / 16,175ft) to Everest Base Camp and back (5,364m / 17,598ft) to Gorak Shep (5,185m / 17,010ft)

Trek Distance 15km / 9.32miles

Trek Duration 6-8 hours

Day 12: Hike to Kala Patthar View point (5,555m / 18,208ft), trek to Lobuche (4,910m / 16,175ft)

Trek Distance 5km / 3.10miles

Highest Altitude 5,555m / 18,208ft

Trek Duration 3 hours

Day 13: Trek from Lobuche (4,930m / 16,175ft) to Chhukung (4,730m / 15,580ft) via Kongma La Pass (5,535m / 18,159ft)

Trek Distance 10.5km /6.5miles

Trek Duration 7-8 hrs

Day 14: Trek from Chhukung (4,730m / 15,580ft) to Tengboche (3,855m / 12,850ft)

Trek Distance 12.9km / 8miles
Trek Duration 5 hrs

Day 15: Trek from Tengboche (3,855m / 12,850ft) to Namche Bazaar (3,440m / 11,285ft)

Trek Distance 5.9km / 3.6miles

Trek Duration 5 hrs

Day 16: Trek from Namche Bazaar (3,440m / 11,285ft) to Lukla (2,850m / 9,350ft)

13.5km / 8.3miles 3,440m / 11,285ft -7 hrs

Day 17: Fly to Kathmandu/Manthali from Lukla (2,850m / 9,350ft) , finish Everest three high passes package trekking.

Everest three high passes trek cost  for 2024 and 2025

Everest three high passes trekking cost is depend on numbers of group size and length of packages.   Range of Everest three high passes trek cost for solo traveler  USD 2375 and group cost range start USD 1690  to USD 1950 per person including Kathmandu Lukla flight ticket , meals, accommodations, guide and porter’s salary , accommodation + meals.

Everest 3 high passes trek cost is depend on service provide by local Nepal trekking companies. Luxury Everest three passes trekking cost range USD 3450 to USD 3950 per person.  Luxury three passes trek means use luxuries hotel accommodation on the trekking tour.

Three different  three Everest trekking permit required for Everest 3 high passes trekking

Sagarmatha National park permit fee USD 30 per person
Khumbu Pasang Lamu rural municipality permit USD 20 per person
Trekkers information manangemt system (TIMS ) permit USD 20 per person
Both way Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu flight ticket cost USD 390
Due to the air traffic in Kathmandu for spring and atumun season then need to flight from Manthali to Lukla

Manthali Lukla Manthali flight ticket cost USD 318 per person  but need to pay extra transportation cost from Kathmandu to Lukla sharing basis vehicle USD25 per person for one way. Trekkers should have to know at least following key points for success the for the Everest three high passes hiking trip .

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About Nepal Travel Author:

Mr. Ram Bahadur pahari hold the Master’s degree in sociology and Tourism from Tri Chandra University Nepal. Experiencing with different fields ( Teacher , police inspector , Bistro business), and in 1992 join in tourism sector and  in 2000 become a tenure of  Himalaya Journey Trekking - www.himalayajourneys.com 

He has published numerous travel articles of Nepal. Being a social fellowship and depth experienced of Nepal trekking and tourism fields mostly travel blogs are help for tourist, how to visit in Nepal and explore the nation’s culture, nature and adventure destination from low land Terai 100m  to up to tallest Mt. Everest 8848m.

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