• Everest High passes Trek

Everest High passes Trek

Trip Overview

Trip at-a- Glance

  •    Country: Nepal
  •    Trip grade: Difficult
  •    Destination: Nepal
  •    Activities: Everest Trekking
  •    Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu and tea houses during the trek
  •    Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu and 3 meals during the trek
  •    Maximum altitude: 5545m
  •    Group size: 2-14
  •    Best Season: April - May & Sept - Nov

Thinking about a challenging trek to Everest Region? THREE PASS TREK is a thrilling option to conquer the major 3 high passes of Everest region. It not only gives an extraordinary feeling for adventure but also gives an opportunity to explore the natural and cultural beauty of the Himalayas. Nevertheless, many trekkers do not get that chance due to several reasons mainly mountain sickness and physical fitness. It is always advised to choose this THREE PASSES TREK only if you are capable of climbing mountains according to the adjustments of the altitude and climate. This is a purely bewildering trekking adventure that really demands a strong commitment. Three high passes Trek of Everest region is an outstanding trekking experience of your lifetime. Hence, Step On Himalaya has brought this package for THREE HIGH PASS TREK as an ultimate choice for a complete enthralling trekking adventure at a feasible cost. So, get ready to feel the vibes of Everest.

Everest High passes Trek leads you to seven superb destinations that are 5000 meters above the sea level. The destinations are Renjo La, Cho La, Kongma La, Gokyo Ri, Kalapatthar, Everest Base Camp and Chhukkung Ri. The start of this trek is also from the exciting but scary flight to Lukla. The walk will go on easier to difficult level as the trails go higher and higher. Step On Himalaya team insists you spend at least two nights at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization. Renjo La pass is a little tough but as you reach there the rewarding views of the Himalayan paradise will soothe your aches. As you go on, the Gokyo Ri views are more enchanting. The Ngozumpa Glacier before the Cho La pass is the best strike. The Kalapatthar being the best vintage point for the views of Mt. Everest and other snowy peaks give the heavenly feeling. The hike to Chhukkung Ri, the Kongma La pass is equally gratifying.

Three high passes trek is a tiring trail but with full of adventure. En route, you will be passing through several beautiful settlements of Sherpa people. This lets you enjoy their unique culture as well. The pious environment of the monasteries, the colorful prayer flags, the beautiful chortens on the way will boost up your spiritual feelings. This High Passes Trek also introduces you to the remote area of untouched Nangpa La valley. Step On Himalaya being your trekking guide, advises you to keep a few days more gap for proper acclimatization and delaying or postponing of the Lukla flights. As the weather of the Everest Region is unpredictable, the trekkers must be ready for any kind of sudden changes. This Three high passes Trek is not only an adventurous trekking but also a reward, a victory of being able to cross the Three high passes of Everest Region.

Itinerary

Day 1: Day 01: Meeting upon arrival at Kathmandu International airport and transfer to hotel.

Day 2: Day 02: Stay in Kathmandu for official procedure and gear check, overnight at hotel.

Day 3: Day 03: Fly to Lukla and start trek to Phakding (2610 meters), overnight at guest house.

Day 4: Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 meters), overnight at guest house

Day 5: Day 05: Rest day in Namche bazaar for acclimatization (a short walk to Syangboche – 3800 meters), overnight at guest house.

Day 6: Day 06: Trek to Thame (3845 meters), overnight at guest house.

Day 7: Day 07: Trek to Marlung (4135 meters), overnight at guest house.

Day 8: Day 08: Trek to Lungden (4600 meters), overnight at guest house.

Day 9: Day 09: Trek to Renjo La Base Camp (4890 meters), overnight at guest house.

Day 10: Day 10: Trek to Gokyo (4775 meters) after crossing Renjo La Pass (5388 meters), overnight at guest house.

Day 11: Day 11: Rest till the afternoon at Gokyo and climb to Gokyo RI (hillock) - 5420 meters for sunset view on Mt. Everest), overnight at guest house.

Day 12: Day 12: Trek to Thangnak (4695 meters), overnight at guest house.

Day 13: Day 13: Trek to Dzong La (4840 meters) after crossing Cho La Pass (5380 meters), overnight at guest house.

Day 14: Day 14: Trek to Lobuche (4925 meters), overnight at guest house.

Day 15: Day 15: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5300 meters) and back to Gorakhshep (5165 meters), overnight at guest house.

Day 16: Day 16: Climb to Kala Patthar (5545 meters – the best view of Mt. Everest) and descend to Lobuche, overnight at guest house.

Day 17: Day 17: Trek to Chhukung (4775 meters) after crossing Kongma La Pass (5535 meters) – between Khumbu and Imja Valleys, overnight at guest house.

Day 18: Day 18: Trek to Dingboche (4410 meters), overnight at guest house.

Day 19: Day 19: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 meters), overnight at guest house.

Day 20: Day 20: Trek to Lukla (2800 meters), overnight at guesthouse.

Day 21: Day 21: Fly back to Kathmandu, overnight at hotel

Day 22: Day 22: Transfer to airport, departure onward destination.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Meeting upon arrival at Kathmandu International airport and transfer to hotel.

After you will arrive at the Kathmandu Airport, the representative from Step On Himalaya will take you to the designated hotel and then give a short detailing about the further trekking program. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Accommodation: Hotel

Meal: n/a

Day 02: Stay in Kathmandu for official procedure and gear check, overnight at hotel.

Stay in Kathmandu for the official procedure and gear check, overnight at hotel. During this day, the leisure time can be utilized by having a sightseeing program in Kathmandu. Step On Himalaya will arrange a private vehicle for the sightseeing tour. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Accommodation: Hotel

Meal: Breakfast

Day 03: Fly to Lukla and start trek to Phakding (2610 meters), overnight at guest house.

The representative of Step On Himalaya will take you to the domestic airport to catch the flight to Lukla and then start of the trek to Phakding (2610meters). The early morning flight is one of the scariest flights but very exciting as one can view the mountain ranges. Overnight at guest house.

Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 meters), overnight at guest house

From Lukla, you will walk through the pine and cedar forests. The trekkers will follow the trail of Dudh Koshi. Namche Bazaar is the hub for the trade of Nepalese and Tibetans. Overnight at guest house.

Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 05: Rest day in Namche bazaar for acclimatization (a short walk to Syangboche – 3800 meters), overnight at guest house.

Acclimatization is necessary to plan the further program. Roaming around Namche Bazaar and shopping can be done on this day. A short hike can be done to the Syangboche that lies at the altitude of 3800 meters. Overnight at guest house.

Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 06: Trek to Thame (3845 meters), overnight at guest house.

Thame is a beautiful hamlet. There is a Thame monastery where the trekkers usually pay a visit and spend some time boosting up their spiritual feelings. Overnight at guest house.

Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 07: Trek to Marlung (4135 meters), overnight at guest house.

The trekkers will reach Marlung through the Renjo-La pass. The views of the snowy Himalayan ranges from the Renjo La pass is eye-catching. Overnight at guest house.

Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 08: Trek to Lungden (4600 meters), overnight at guest house.

After passing Marlung, the trekkers will then reach to Lungden. A certain area of Lungden is restricted for the trekking. Overnight at guest house.

Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 09: Trek to Renjo La Base Camp (4890 meters), overnight at guest house.

From Renjo-La pass, you can enjoy the amazing spectacular views of the Himalayan ranges. There is an incredible lake named Angladumba Tsho. Also there are Relama Tsho and Renjo lakes on the way. Overnight at guest house.

Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Trek to Gokyo (4775 meters) after crossing Renjo La Pass (5388 meters), overnight at guest house.

Hike to Gokyo lakes is very exciting. The views of the Gokyo villages and the Gokyo lakes are spectacular. It is tiring but simply rewarding when you see the striking sceneries. Overnight at guest house.

Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Rest till the afternoon at Gokyo and climb to Gokyo RI (hillock) - 5420 meters for sunset view on Mt. Everest), overnight at guest house.

After resting at Gokyo till the midday will offer you an eye-catching view of the Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mr. Makalu, etc from the Gokyo Ri. The sunset views of the himalayan ranges are simply awesome. Overnight at guest house.

Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: Trek to Thangnak (4695 meters), overnight at guest house.

You can spend the day roaming around the villages and enjoy the calm environment. Thangnak is a small beautiful village. The local people are always helpful and friendly. Overnight at guest house.

Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13: Trek to Dzong La (4840 meters) after crossing Cho La Pass (5380 meters), overnight at guest house.

After crossing the Cho La pass, one of the three highest passes of Everest region, you will trek to Dzong La. Overnight at guest house.

Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14: Trek to Lobuche (4925 meters), overnight at guest house.

After walking for about 5 – 6 years, you will reach Lobuche. On the way, you can entertain yourselves with the surrounding greeneries and amazing gigantic mountains. Overnight at guest house.

Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 15: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5300 meters) and back to Gorakhshep (5165 meters), overnight at guest house.

Hike to Gorakhshep followed by a climb to Everest Base Camp is tiring but exciting. Any kind of problems of hindrances en route, please feel free to share with your trekking guide. He is the representative of Step On Himalaya and your guardian, friend, guide – in the mountains. Overnight at guest house.

Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 16: Climb to Kala Patthar (5545 meters – the best view of Mt. Everest) and descend to Lobuche, overnight at guest house.

Kala Patthar, at the height of 5545 meters, is well-known as the Vintage point for the majestic views of the Mt. Everest and other snowy peaks. After spending some time, you will then descend to Lobuche. Overnight at guest house.

Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 17: Trek to Chhukung (4775 meters) after crossing Kongma La Pass (5535 meters) – between Khumbu and Imja Valleys, overnight at guest house.

You will trek to Chhukung after crossing Kongma La Pass that is situated between Khumbu and Imja Valleys. You can go for the hike to Chhukung Ri during this day. Overnight at guest house.

Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 18: Trek to Dingboche (4410 meters), overnight at guest house.

Dingboche lies at the altitude of 4410meters. It is also famous as “the Summer Valley” of the Everest Region. The surroundings at Dingboche is peaceful as other places of Everest Region. Overnight at guest house.

Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 19: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 meters), overnight at guest house.

The trekkers arrive at Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is the center for the business. One can roam around, do shopping or just rest on the day. Overnight at guest house.

Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 20: Trek to Lukla (2800 meters), overnight at guesthouse.

From Namche Bazaar, the trekkers will head back to Lukla for the overnight stay at the guesthouse.

Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 21: Fly back to Kathmandu, overnight at hotel

A 30-minutes enthralling flight will be taken to reach Kathmandu from Lukla. The trekking guide of Step On Himalaya will bid you farewell here. After arriving at Kathmandu, another representative of Step On Himalaya will take you to the hotel. Overnight at hotel

Accommodation: Hotel

Meal: Breakfast

Day 22: Transfer to airport, departure onward destination.

Transfer to airport, departure onward destination. The guide will take you to the airport at least 3 hours prior to the scheduled time of the flight. Step On Himalaya team wishes you a safe journey back home and awaits you for serving again.

Accommodation: n/a

Meal: Hotel

Cost Details

What is included?

  • Local Sim card is given by the representative upon arrival at the airport (if more than 3 members in a group)
  • Airport pick up and drop Facility in a private vehicle
  • All surface transportation by Private Car/Jeep/Hiace including Sightseeing and domestic airport transfer
  • Three nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Three meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
  • Guide and Porters Charges including salary, insurances, food and accommodation, equipment and gears
  • Domestic Air Fare from (Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu) both ways.
  • Sagarmatha National Park Fee & TIMS card
  • All applicable taxes for local and government services
  • Step On Himalaya T-shirt, trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag during the trek
  • Duffle bag for the trekking

What is not included?

  • Nepal Entry Visa Fee
  • International Airfare
  • Personal Expenses (Tips, phone calls, laundry, bar bills, extra porter, hot water, hot shower, tea/coffee and any beverages etc.)
  • Medical and Travel Insurance
  • Emergency Evacuation or Rescue Service charges
  • All drinks and beverages
  • Tips and perks to the trekking staffs including driver
  • Anything not mentioned in “INCLUDED” section
FROM US

* All Inclusive Price.

$1,895

$2,045

22 days

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