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19 Days

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  • Duration:
  • 19 Days
  • Trip Level:
  • Strenuous
    Ventures at this grade are 'Tough Treks' and must be fully supported. The altitude attained is between 3,500 to 5,000m. These treks also involve several nights stay above 4,000m. These are genuine expeditions where preparation and a willingness to 'rough it' are necessary. You must have be physically fit for this trek.
  • Max Altitude:
  • 5700 meter
  • Activity:
  • Sightseeing and High Altitude Trekking
  • Best Season:
  • 
March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November

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Everest Three Passes Trek is a miraculous adventure to the Everest Base camp that crosses Renjo La, Cho La and Kongma La with climbing of the three peaks of Gokyo Ri (5483m), Kalapathar (5545m) and Chukung (5550m).

Highlights:
●Crossing over the Three high altitude passes(Cho La, Kongma La, and Renjo La Pass)
●Mesmerizing views of the Khumbu Icefall
●Explore the ancient Sherpa culture, tradition and lifestyle
●Panoramic view of the world’s highest peak Mt.Everest(8,848m) and many more.

Everest Three Passes Trek offers panoramic views of the popular Himalayas and alluring  Gokyo valley and also to explore the Khumbu region. Three Passes trek not only offers views of several 8000m peaks but also offers views of many peaks in 7000m including Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Cholatse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse and many others. This trek grants a more charming and celestial appearance. Everest three pass trek is the charm with some adventures that will make an explicit place in your life which you will never forget. This trek is specially designed for those who are looking for adventures and challenging mountain cruise. 

On three Passes trek, you will get an opportunity to explore ancient Sherpa’s cultures, traditions, and lifestyles. The trail passes through Sherpa village where you can observe Buddhist monasteries and monuments. Sagarmatha National park, home to a variety of wildlife which is the main highlight of this region. The main attraction of this trek is Everest Base camp, Kalapathar  & Gokyo Ri for the amazing view of Everest and the overall Khumbu region. We are looking forward to taking you on this adventurous trek of a lifetime.

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Day:01-Arrival in Kathmandu
Our representative from Himalayan Recreation Treks will be there to greet you & pick you up from Tribhuvan International airport after your landing. You’ll be transferred to your hotel where you’ll freshen up & take rest. Then, there will be a short briefing session about your trek. Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day:02-Kathmandu to Lukla flight and trek to Phakding(2,651m) Early in the morning, we take a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla which takes around 40-45 minutes. After landing, we meet up our crew members and after a brief introduction, our adventurous trek starts. We start a 3-4 hour trek to Phakding enjoying great scenery of local villages, rivers, bridges, stupas, and Himalayas. Overnight at Teahouse in Phakding.

Day:03-Phakding to Namche Bazzar(3,445m) After breakfast, we continue the trail along with the Dudh Koshi river crossing many suspension bridges via Sherpa villages, Benkar, Chimao, Monjo, and Jorsalle. At Jorsalle, we will enter Sagarmatha National park where we have to verify our permits. Continuing the trial through Dudh Koshi river then we climb steeply and cross the Hillary suspension bridge with the breathtaking views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse and Mt. Lhotse. About 3 hrs ascend through the pine forest we reach at Namche Bazaar, which is one of the tourist hubs in the Everest region. Overnight at Teahouse in Namche.

Day:04-Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar A scheduled rest day in Namche Bazaar. We will spend a day here in order to acclimatize and adjust to the prune off the air as well as short trek to national park headquarters to observe the out of the typical presentation of Sherpa culture & lifestyle. Today, we hike up the Syangboche Airport around Everest View Hotel. From there, we can witness both the sunrise and sunset views over the brilliant panorama of Khumbu peaks and great scenery of Everest. Overnight at teahouse in Namche.

Day:05-Namche Bazaar to Tengboche(3,800m) After breakfast, we continue our trek to Tengboche along the rushing frigid waters of Dudh Koshi with elegant views of mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Amadablam and close view of Thamserku and Kangtega. After crossing suspension bridges over Dudh Koshi River a steep climb through pine and juniper forest, we walk about 2hrs to reach Tengboche, which is famous for Tengboche Monastery one of the biggest and important monasteries of Khumbu region. It offers dazzling panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Kang Tega & Kongde Range. Overnight at Teahouse in Tengboche.

Day:06-Tengboche to Dingboche(4,415m) Today, we start our trek to Dingboche. From Tengboche, the trail drops down passing through some teahouses at Deboche and after a short period on easy trial, crosses another suspension bridge on the Imja Khola and climb to Pangboche amongst of thousand groundnut stones. Our uphill trek continues in the valley and passes small Sherpa village. Then, the path drops in and out of the valley and then walk for some hours finally reach Dingboche. At Dingboche, amazing views of another snowcapped mountain like Lhotse, Island peak and Amadablam.

Day:07-Dingboche to Chukkung(4,730m) After breakfast early in the morning, we start our trek passing through stoned fields, alpine landscape, and Imja Khola valley before entering the surrounding of Himalayas. After walking about 3km, we reach yak herdsman place which is known as Bibre. Continuing our trial through icy streams to get a marvellous view of surrounding mountains: Lhotse, Amadablam and Amphu Labsa. About 30 min walk from Bibre we reach Chukkung. Overnight at Teahouse in Chukkung.

Day:08-Acclimatization day at Chukkung A scheduled second rest day for better acclimatization in Chukkung, which is strongly recommended before setting off for the pass. Chukkung Ri is the viewpoint of Chukkung. The Viewpoint can be reached after a few hours of the steep climb. From there, we can witness the fantastic views of mountains around the region and the close views of Mt. Lhotse which is a major highlight. Overnight at Teahouse in Chukkung.

Day:09-Chukkung to Kongma La pass(5,535m) to Lobuche(4,910m) Early in the morning after having breakfast, we begin our trek to reach the most important place of our entire trek Kongma La pass. We can select to go Lobuche via any of the possible trials either taking the path over a hill which is to the northwest of Chukkung over Nuptse glacier moraines or walking back to Bibre and trek on the path above Niyang Khola. The trail rises over loose debris gaining Kongma La after walking about 5 hrs. Pass is covered with a mausoleum and Buddhist prayer flag. The final descent is the most difficult stage of this trek to Lobuche. After, ascending the moraine, we turn north by Khumbu Glacier which takes us to Lobuche finally. Overnight at Teahouse in Lobuche.

Day:10-Lobuche to Gorakshep (5,160m) to Everest Base Camp(5,364m) Today, we start our day by following the windy and rocky path with a peak of the north hill to Everest along with Pumori, Mahalangur, Khumbutse, Nuptse. There, we can view the 360-degree vista of snowcapped mountains after ascent to Thangma Riju. We continue alongside Khumbu Glacier to Gorakshep, we can see the snow-capped mountains all around including the crown of the world, the Everest. Stop at Gorakshep for lunch after having lunch we take a trail to World’s highest Everest Base Camp. Upon reaching the Everest Base Camp which offers a stunning view of Khumbu icefall. Treck back to Gorakshep. Overnight at Teahouse in Gorakshep.

Day:11-Gorakshep to Kalapathar(5,550m) to Dzonglha(4,830m) On this day, we begin with the walk to catch breathtaking views of gleaming Everest from Kalapathar. As we descend to Kalapathar, there we can witness the panoramic views of Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Changtse, Mt. Khumbutse and many more. Then, we trek down to Gorakshep and retrace down to Lobuche. After lunch, we then move along the Lobuche Khola downstream where, after a few hours we take a trail to right heading off towards, Dzonglha. Overnight at Teahouse in Dzonglha.

Day:12-Dzonglha to Cho La(5,420m) to Thagnak(4,700m) to Gokyo(4,800m) Early morning, we will wake up to observe the fascinating view of Cholatse. This day will be one of the hardest days of the trek. The trek begins as we transverse through Dzonghla across spur forests then descend to a basin. As we climb and gain height we can see the amazing scenery of Chola Lake and Ama Dablam. The final climb to Cho La will be a little complex as the trail bend round to Bergschrund. At the top of Cho La, we see the breathtaking views of magnificent peaks. We then descend to Thagnak which is almost easier unless the rock is lustrous by ice-making path dicey. Overnight at Teahouse in Thagnak.

Day:13-Rest and explore Gokyo Ri(5,360m) Early morning, This acclimatization day is a great opportunity to climb Gokyo Ri which offers the astounding views of Mt.Cho Oyu(8,180m), Mt.Lhotse(8,515m), Mt. Makalu and Mt. Everest (8,848m). Apart from these many more mountains of the Khumbu region can be viewed from Gokyo Ri, making it a popular viewpoint in the region. then, walk further into the valley to another lake, known as Ngozumpa or fifth lake. Trek back to Gokyo. Overnight at Teahouse in Gokyo.

Day:14- Gokyo to Lunden(4,300m) via Renjo La pass(5,345m) Early morning, we start the day by walking beside the Gokyo lake to reach the base of Renjo La pass, where our last adventure arduous climb to reach the top of Renjo La pass. After reaching the place it offers amazing views of the highest peak. Then, we descend towards few small ice ponds walking over rocky hill and on the grassy path with a long downhill to reach Lunden, a small confined spot which is on the route of Thame. Overnight at guesthouse in Lunden.

Day:15- Trek from Lunden to Thame(3,820m) Today, we start our day by affable and amiable walk after completing all three high passes of the adventure. Then, we descend to reach several Yak grazing areas and shelters of ranchers to reach the Bhote Koshi river coming from Tibet side at Marulung, a small farm village. Slowly walk leads on a good trial of few hours reaching the bizarre village of Thame. We visit interesting monastery one of the oldest around the Khumbu region in Thame. Overnight at guesthouse in Thame.

Day:16- Trek from Thame to Namche After breakfast in Thame, short and easy walk leaving broad Thame valley behind Thamo village. After Thamo back into greenery and tree lines as amiable walk which takes you back in Namche Bazaar. Overnight at guesthouse in Namche Bazaar.

Day:17- Trek from Namche to Lukla After having breakfast, we continue the trek down a trail steeply descend down to the suspension bridge and then pass several Sherpa villages and most of the walking is through Dudh Koshi River valley and surroundings towards Lukla. Overnight at guesthouse in Lukla.

Day:18-Lukla to Kathmandu flight Early in the morning, we take a flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla. As this will be your last day in Nepal, upon reaching in Kathmandu you can take rest or explore the city if you want to. There will be farewell dinner for you tonight organized by Himalayan Recreation Treks. Overnight stay at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 19: Final Departure Your trip to Nepal ends today. A representative of Himalayan Recreation Treks will drop you off at Tribhuvan International Airport before 3 hours of your scheduled flight for your return flight to your country.

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