Everest Three Pass Trek

Everest Three Pass Trek

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  • Duration:21 Days
  • Trip GradeStrenuous
  • DestinationTIA Kathmandu
  • Max Altitude5,545m
  • ActivityTrekking, Hiking, City Tour
  • Group Size1-15
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Everest Three High Passes trek is one of the most adventure suitings for seeking adventurous trips in the high Himalayas, the trail takes you across three high mountain passes namely Renjo La Pass (5,360 m), Cho La Pass (5,420 m), and the Kongma La Pass (5,545 m) similarly climbs up to Gokyo Ri (5,357 m) and Kala Pattar (5,545 m) and Chukung Ri (5,550 m), offering your immense opportunity for having captured the amazing sceneries of high mountains located in the Everest region, undoubtedly is the most adventure and lifetime experience.

Everest's three-high passes trek is one of the most adventurous trekking trips. Recently, with improvements and exploration of newer and newer mountain trails and routes, the high mountain pass trekking has been possible. Of many other such trekking trips in the high mountain passes trekking also popularly known as Everest high mountain passes trekking trip has been one of the most demanded and frequently organized trekking trips in the eastern part of Nepal. This trip is not merely an adventure and is equally challenging. The trails are challenging in the sense that the trails climb above 5000 meters. Of many other trekking trips organized on Everest, three-high passes trekking is one of the most frequently organized by Footprint Adventure.

The trek winds around the high altitude areas and you will mostly revolve around the rocky and sloppy hills filled with snow, glacier and glacial lakeside, mountain valleys, and more, and thus you are likely to face high altitude sickness, therefore, you have to be prepared to physically fit and mentally be prepared for coping up any sort of possible challenges you may face, during the trip. The trip takes you all across and makes a complete circuit of the Khumbu from Lukla and ultimately takes you to the Everest Base Camp. The trail starts from a remote village and areas and takes you whole around above 5000 meters where there are no emergency facilities either, requiring adequate acclimatization to prevent suffering from high altitude sickness.

During the trip, you will not merely revolve around the high mountain passes but also go through a charming settlement of legendary Sherpa, explore their distinct rituals, and lifestyles, enjoy local dishes and delicacies, also explore Buddhist monasteries, diverse flora, and fauna. If you are lucky enough, you will also spot wild animals, and endangered birds, offering you an amazing opportunity to take photographs this is, therefore, why Everest's three-high mountain passes trekking is a rewarding and lifetime experience.

Everest three high passes trek begins with a short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla Airport following the trail of Sagarmatha National Park and then reach Namche Bazaar, where you will have a rest for a day for acclimatization and also explore the charming settlement of Sherpa indigenous communities, their distinct lifestyles, rituals, and then you will head on to Thame and acclimatize. The next day you will continue trekking to Lungden and crossing Renjo La pass you will enter Gokyo Valley. You will explore around and climb up on the Gokyo Ri you will sneak around the majestic Himalayas and then trek down to Thangnak and then cross Cho La pass, you will enter into Lobuche and then pass Lobuche village and then Gorak Shep and finally climb Kala Pattar and then reach Everest Base Camp. From base camp you will explore the majestic Himalayas all around and explore all around, you will retrace down to Lobuche and cross Kongma La pass and then get down to Chukkung, you will then climb up to Chukkung Ri and then have a trek to Dingboche and via Phakding, you will retrace down to Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu.

Highlights of Everest Three Pass Trek 

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site exploration such as Pashupatinath Temple, Swyambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, and Patan Durbar Square
  • Scenic and dramatic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla Airport
  • Hiking through the alpine forest of Sagarmatha National Park and exploring the life of rare flora and fauna  
  • Acclimatization in the famous sherpa capital - Namche Bazaar
  • Passing three high passes ( Renjola, Chola & Kongmala pass) above 5,300m
  • Trek to the world’s most famous base camp and explore the Khumbu region from a close distance
  • Hike the world’s most renowned viewpoint, Kalapatthar & Gokyo Ri viewpoint, and explore the 360-degree panoramic views of mountains
  • Breathtaking views of mountains, hills, and magical landscapes along with rugged terrain 
  • Experience the culture and lifestyle of the Sherpa people
  • Cultural and farewell dinner in Kathmandu 

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Itinerary

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This itinerary is designed from our experience and suggestions from the guides and mountain experts. If you are looking for your own customized and desirable plans and itinerary, please feel free to contact our trip planner and trek manager for convenient and comfortable plans. 

Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal lies in the valley surrounded by beautiful green hills from all sides. If you come through the airways, our representative will be there in the airport terminal with your name to give you a warm welcome. After greeting you, our representative will drop you in your hotel and help you with all the check-in works. If you are arriving through the road, our representative will meet you at the respective destination. There will be no activities planned for you. You can take a rest and if you want to explore nearby you can go and explore yourself as well. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu 

  • Accommodation Kantipur Village Hotel
  • Maximum Altitude1,350m

After breakfast, you will be taken to visit some of the famous landmarks of Kathmandu such as  Boudhanath Stupa, Swyambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, and Patan Durbar Square. They all are listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites and protected areas as all of them are historically, culturally rich, and ancient. You will get to explore these heritage sites with our experienced city tour guide. You will get a chance to know about the historical facts, stories and all the information related to these sites. 

Swyambhunath Stupa is one of the self-sprung Buddhist and Hindu temples, also called the monkey temple. You will enjoy the stupas, temples, shrines, monasteries, and many more things to explore. Similarly, Boudhanath Stupa is one of the oldest Buddhist stupas in Asia and it's an important pilgrimage center for Tibetian Buddhism. Likewise, Pashupatinath Temple is Nepal's biggest Hindu temple that lies on the bank of the Bagmati River, where people worship Lord Shiva shine. Watching the Hindu cremation rites at the bank of the Bagmati river might be a very new experience for you. Patan Durbar Square is one of the three royal squares in the valley. Built-in the medieval era, the Durbar Square used to be the Malla ruler's royal palace and was later used by Shah Kings. 

After your amazing whole day city excursion, you will get back to your hotel. After that, we will go to one Nepali Cultural Restaurant where you will get both delicious Nepali food along with an amazing cultural performance. You will meet your trekking guide, there will be a short briefing session about your trekking and the guide will basically answer all your queries. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu. 

  • Accommodation Kantipur Village Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast & Welcome Dinner
  • TimeFull Day
  • Maximum Altitude1,350m

Once you land at the Lukla Airport, you will meet your porters who will carry your luggage. Leaving the airport, you will walk through the busy and cozy Lukla village, market, and make your way down to Phakding. The first day of your trek is quite easy as you will walk through the vibrant villages, sherpa houses, and lower alpine forests of the Everest region. You will walk through the ridges of the Dudhkoshi River, beautiful hills, and stunning landscapes. You will cross one suspension bridge before reaching Phakding. After 3 hours of gentle hike, you will reach the beautiful village Phakding. Overnight at the teahouse in Phakding. 

  • Accommodation Trekker's Lodge & Restaurant
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time30min flight & 3-4 hours trek
  • Maximum Altitude2,650 m

After breakfast, we will make an early start along the bank of Dudh Koshi river, crossing the thrilling suspension bridges laden with prayers flags. It is a rigorous walk filled with steep ascents. Though the scenery is breathtaking and landscapes are magical. As we reach Manjo, we will enter inside the Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The trail passes steeply with breathtaking views including the longest Hillary Suspension bridge before ascending to Namche Bazaar. 

Namche Bazaar (considered the Gateway to Everest) is home to many quality restaurants, hotels, lodges, shops, money exchange services, internet cafes, and bakeries. A Sherpa settlement, the town is carved on the side of the steep mountain face. Namche is the biggest town along the Everest trail. Overnight at a comfortable teahouse run by a Sherpa family. 

  • Accommodation AD Friendship Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time5-6 hour
  • Maximum Altitude3,440m

We will spend a day in Namche Bazaar in order to acclimatize and adjust to the thinning air. We will trek a short distance to a museum that is celebrated for its exhibits of the traditional customs of the Sherpa people. We will also hike up to the Syangboche Airport and the Everest View Hotel, one of the highest-placed hotels in the world. From this point, we can see rewarding views of the Himalayas including Mt Everest.

  • Accommodation AD Friendship Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • TimeFull Day
  • Maximum Altitude3,880m

The trek continues along the rushing glacial waters of the Bhote Kosi with magnificent views of the mountains. We have trekked to an altitude of 3,800 m upon reaching beautiful Thame village. Inside the monastery are incredibly ornate wall hangings, a 20-foot sculpture of Buddha, and the musical instruments and robes of the Lamas. The group will be taken to observe a prayer ceremony either in the evening or in the morning depending on how the trekking goes this day. 

  • Accommodation Tea House
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time5-6hour
  • Maximum Altitude3,844m

On this day, you will stroll through the villages and take in the scenery, including the mountains, trees, and terrain. In the early morning light, lichens, yaks, and snow-covered summits appear surrealistically brilliant. Taranga is the last village in the valley, but we go along to Lungden, our final target for the day, via Marulung (4200m) village. In our free time, we can travel to the Nakpa Valley, which was once the traditional trade route to Tibet. Furthermore, we can climb to Cho Relmo Lake.

 

  • Accommodation Tea House
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time5-6hour
  • Maximum Altitude4,380m

You will be trekking through Renjola Pass, the first pass on the course, making it one of your most exciting days. As we move on from Lungden to the Gokyo Lakes region, you may be able to see various human activities, such as yak herding, depending on the season. 

You will be able to witness the spectacular vistas of high peaks like Mt. Everest (8848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8516 m), Mt. Makalu (8463 m), and Mt. Cho Oyu after you arrive at the Renjo La Pass (8201 m). You will also see Dudh Pokhari, the third largest of the five Gokyo Lakes, which is where the settlement of Gokyo is located. After that, the path drops and allows you to approach the Gokyo Valley, but proceed with caution as the trail could be icy.

 

  • Accommodation Gokyo Resort
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time8-9 hours
  • Maximum Altitude5,364m

As we get used to the altitude, we can climb to the Gokyo Ri Viewpoint, from where we can see Thonak Tsho Lake, Ngozuma Tsho Lake, and other beautiful sights in the Everest region. Scoundrel's Viewpoint is located five minutes' walk from the Ngozumpa Tsho glacier (5,000 m), which is located three kilometers north of Gokyo. Fantastic views of Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Makalu can be had from this location. Amazing views of the Cho Oyu Base Camp and the Ngozumpa Glacier, the longest glacier in the Himalayas, may be seen to the north of the fifth Gokyo Lake. Then we will return to the Gokyo Village.

 

  • Accommodation Gokyo Resort
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • TimeFull Day
  • Maximum Altitude4,790m

On this day, we will resume our trip past the Ngozumpa Glacier, but the route is rugged and has numerous ups and downs. As the view becomes breathtaking and motivating for you to proceed, we will be moving down the eastern glacier moraine as we stroll down the valley. We eventually reach the complex of lodges known as Thangnak. This location is peaceful and ideal for crossing the Cho-La mountain pass.

  • Accommodation Hotel Mountain Paradise
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time3-4hour
  • Maximum Altitude4,700m

From this point, the treks will be more difficult because we will traverse rough paths and glacier moraines before arriving in Dzongla. The Cho La Pass (5420m/17,783ft), which connects Dzongla and Thagnak, is the most thrilling portion, though. The views of Everest and the other Himalayas from this pass are breathtaking. You'll be descending to Dzongla for the night after taking in the sights from that location.

  • Accommodation Zongla INN
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time8-9hour
  • Maximum Altitude5,368m

We will stay the night at Dzongla and then leave the following morning to continue our journey. Lobuche will be the destination for today. We will resume the traditional Everest Base Camp Trek in Lobuche. But first, we begin the day by descending alongside Chola Lake while still following the moraine. As we move farther, we will pass monuments honoring the climbers who perished in this area. The Lobuche hike ought to be a lot of fun. To get to Lobuche, we'll merely follow the Imja Khola Valley routes.

 

 

  • Accommodation NEW EBC Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time4-5hour
  • Maximum Altitude5,050 m

On the eleventh day, you will finally arrive at Everest Base Camp. As we make our way to Gorak Shep, we first traverse the Khumbu Glacier's lateral moraine. We'll leave our possessions at Gorak Shep and ascend to Everest Base Camp in the north. Mountain climbers use the camp as their starting point for going up or down Mount Everest.

It takes a lot of determination to reach Everest Base Camp (EBC), and by doing it, you have proven your mettle. It is, in a sense, a victory over yourself—a triumph of willpower, optimism, and tenacity. We'll spend some time on EBC taking in the breathtaking sights that very few people will ever experience. We will descend to Gorak Shep, where we will spend the night, after taking various photographs.

 

  • Accommodation Yeti Resort
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time6-7 hours
  • Maximum Altitude5,364m

The day before, despite having arrived at Everest Base Camp, you were unable to glimpse Mount Everest. You have the opportunity to view Mount Everest up close and in its entirety on this day.

We get up early in the morning and hike to Kala Patthar (5,555m), the well-known Everest View Point, to witness the dawn breaking on Everest. After spending some time in Kala Patthar to take in the sunrise over Mount Everest, we'll descend to Gorak Shep for breakfast. We will hike back to Lobuche, our last destination for the day, after breakfast.

 

  • Accommodation NEW EBC Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time5-6hour
  • Maximum Altitude5,545m

The last of the three passes that lay in your path will be crossed by you today. Among these three passes, this one is regarded as the hardest. The journey begins in Lobuche. The trail is lined with frozen lakes, making the climb up to Kongma La Pass simple. A crane draped with mummies commemorates the pass. Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Makalu, Baruntse, and Ama Dablam are all visible from the pass.

From the Kongma La pass, we descend to Chukhung Village on the eastern side of the Nigyang Khola Valley. Although there is no long-term housing here, the Sherpas use it as a yak pasture. In recent years, this area has become more well-known as a trekking peak, and trekkers frequently visit Chhukhung for acclimatization.

 

  • Accommodation Tea House
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time8-9 hours
  • Maximum Altitude5,550m

As we make our way down the winding path to Pangboche, we will pass through the beautiful village of Dingboche, which is in the Imjatse valley. There will still be time after a late lunch to tour the Khumbu valley's oldest monastery.

  • Accommodation Budhha Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time5-6hour
  • Maximum Altitude3,985m

We pass through forests on the route to Namche Bazaar that are home to highland fauna, including pheasants, musk deer, mountain goats, and even snow leopards. We shall be climbing the rocky slopes dotted with chortens and prayer flags. You can observe the summit of Everest and Lhotse's backside from the trail.

 

  • Accommodation AD Friendship Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time5-6hour
  • Maximum Altitude3,440m

The last day of our trek will take us back to Lukla. We will hike down a challenging trail to the Hillary Suspension Bridge after breakfast. To get to Lukla, though, we continue going through a number of nearby settlements in the Dudh Koshi River Valley. You are on your sixteenth day of hiking, and your journey is almost complete. We sincerely hope that you relished the entire adventure.

  • Accommodation Old Town Guest House
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time5-6hour
  • Maximum Altitude3,440m

Enjoying the last glimpse of the mountains we have recently visited, the 35 minutes scenic flight takes us back to Kathmandu. Your guide will drop you at your hotel. After some rest, you can explore Thamel street, and buy souvenirs for your friends and family. 

  • Accommodation Kantipur Village Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast at Lukla
  • Time30min Flight
  • Maximum Altitude1,350m

We've put a day extra for the entire trip, because of the weather condition, health situation, and other things that may hamper our regular itinerary. Since Everest Three pass trek is one of the most adventurous and extreme trekking in Nepal as well as in Everest. 

  • Accommodation Kantipur Village Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • TimeFull Day
  • Maximum Altitude1,350 m

Our airport representative will drop you at Kathmandu Tribhuwan International Airport for your final departure from Nepal. 

  • MealsBreakfast

What's Included

  • All ground transport in private vehicles including airport transfers (both international and domestic arrivals and departures)
  • Kathmandu city excursion, tour guide, and private transportation
  • 4x Nights Hotel accommodations with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu (Kantipur Village Hotel)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site excursion in Kathmandu in private vehicles with a professional tour guide
  • Full board meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner), 3x tea/coffee, and 1x soup during the trekking
  • The best available twin-sharing lodge/teahouse for accommodations during the trekking
  • Seasonal fruits as dessert during the trekking
  • Government Licence holder and experienced English-speaking trekking guide during the entire trek
  • Honest, kind, and helpful porter during the trekking
  • Food, Accommodation, Salary, Equipment, Medicines, and insurance for trekking staff
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu round-trip flight or Ramechhap-Lukla-Ramechhap during the peak season
  • First Aid Medicine Kit carried by the trekking leader 
  • Carry Me Bag for responsible waste collection throughout the trek
  • Sagarmatha National Park Permit, TIMS Card, and Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Municipality Entrance Permit
  • Footprint adventure T-shirt, trekking map, duffle bag (in return), and trip achievement certificate
  • Welcome dinner with a cultural show program in a typical restaurant
  • All government taxes and company charges 
  • Personal trekking equipment and packing things
  • Your travel and rescue insurance
  • Entrance fees in UNESCO Heritage sightseeing sports in Kathmandu
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Hot shower during the trek
  • Snacks, mineral water, hotel water, soft drinks, hard drinks, and other personal expenses
  • Tips for guide, porter, and driver. (expected)
  • Donations for local people, hospitals, schools (not compulsory)
  • Internet, telephone, wifi, medicines, shower, electricity charge fee
  • Rest of the expenses that are not mentioned on Price includes

Dates & Price

 

Departure DateTrip StatusPrice 
dateAugust 30, 2024 - September 19, 2024StatusAvailablepriceUS$2490

Additional Info

Flight, Transportatio  and Luggage

Flight is a very important thing for  Everest Three High Passes Trek. While you are going to Lukla or flight to Kathmandu from Lukla, sometimes will not fly on time because of the weather. after finish the trekking you need to take a private helicopter to come to kathmandu or Lukla. If you have extra 02 days you can catch a flight on time. Everest Three High Passes Trek starts your trip from your Kathmandu Hotel so a car or necessary vehicle will come to your place and drop you at your destination.  In Kathmandu, you will get 4 to 5-star standard hotel or resort accommodation. During the trekking part, rooms will be basic, normally just a bed with a pillow and blankets. You will have a private room but the bathroom will be outside. There are some guest houses with attached bathrooms as well as but they will cost extra.

High Altitude Sickness

Everest Three High Passes Trek would be a lifetime memory in your life. If you are not fit we will not recommend going this trekking. While you are going toward the high elevation you have to eat food and drink, keep busy your mouth, walk slowly. If you have a serious problem you have to admit the hospital soon in this case you call the helicopter for rescue and our staff will help you with your treatment. If you have medical insurance the rescue helicopter payment will be cover by the insurance company so medical insurance is necessary to go this trekking.

Trekking Grade

Everest Three High Passes Trek is a pretty long trek that goes right into high mountain country so; it is physically quite strenuous which involves approx 5-8 hours trekking along the way. There is no previous experience is required, used to some regular exercise and enjoy walking in the high altitude conditions.

Weather

The best seasons for Best Everest three high pass trek starts from mid-September till November end and from the beginning of March until the end of May. The morning time usually clear, with clouds building up during the afternoon, & disappearing at night. Trekking during the monsoon and winter is also possible.

Food and Drinking Water

We will provide freshly cooked food from the local guest house or restaurant. You will have breakfast and dinner at the lodge and lunch available along the trail. You can find a wide variety of Nepali and Western food as well as drinks.

Electricity, Telephone and Internet

Most of the lodges/ guest houses take an additional charge for battery charging. There is no electricity in the Gokyo lake. There is electricity or solar power where you can recharge your camera batteries, laptop, mobile, etc. that costs you need to pay extra. There are few places available for Telephone and Internet. You can get an internet password from the hotel counter for telephone and the internet cost would be extra.

Group Leader and Crew

We promise we will provide Trained Experienced with honest with local Trekking Guide and Sherpa staff when there are 8 or more members in the Group and porters to carry your luggage and there will be 1 porter for 2 members.

Trekking Equipment

It's not necessary to spend a lot of money on extra equipment and clothing before your trip. The majority of these gears can be bought at reasonable rates in Kathmandu.

Trekking Days

The time schedule is very important for enjoying the trip among the Guide porters and trekkers Each morning after packing our bags and hot breakfast, we set off on the day walk. After walking for 3-4 hours we stop for lunch at around midday. The afternoon walk. The remainder of the afternoon can be spent exploring the village, doing a bit of washing, or simply relaxing with a good book. On some days we will arrive at our destination by lunchtime and the entire afternoon will be free.

Customize Itinerary and Trip Extensions

As per your time schedule if there is not suitable date for trekking departure from Kathmandu so the place mentions your suitable time and date then we will organize your great trip to Everest Three High Passes Trek. In addition to Everest Three High Passes Trek, we can organize a trip to Annapurna, Langtang, Manasalu, Mustang trekking, Mountain Flight, the water rafting, jungle safari, City tour (Kathmandu, Pokhara or Lumbini ), homestay Tour, Nepal Cultural Tour, Tibet tour, Bhutan tour or India tour extension as per your time frame.

FAQs

Q1. What is the trekking distance of the Everest Three Pass?

The Three Pass trek is among the longest in Nepal. Depending on the side treks you take, the trekking distance varies from 160 kilometers (99 miles) to 185 meters (115 miles). Additionally, it is merely a 30-minute flight across 138 kilometers from Kathmandu to Lukla.

 

After a challenging day of hiking, it is necessary to take some time to wind down, relax, and get a good night's sleep in order to be ready for the next day's adventure. To ensure that you have a pleasant stay, we will always reserve the finest lodge, which will include two beds in each room as well as western-style bathroom services. The majority of the time, there will be an adjacent restroom as well as clean and comfy beds that include an electric blanket (if one is available). The temperature of the space will often be kept between 10 and 12 degrees Celsius (50 and 53.6 degrees Fahrenheit).

 

Yes! The challenging hike to the Everest region is highly dependent on the existing weather conditions. Due to the unpredictability of the weather and the frequent occurrence of weather-related events, flights are sometimes delayed or even canceled. Tenzing Hillary Airport in Lukla is located at 2,800 meters (9,186 feet) above sea level and is accessible by a 25-minute flight from Kathmandu. In the event that the domestic flights to and from Lukla are canceled, we kindly ask that you make appropriate preparations and set aside a few days as a backup in case this occurs.

 

The months of spring (March-May) and fall (October-November) are the best times to trek to Everest Three Pass since the weather is more favorable during these months and is ideal for high-altitude trekking during these months. These times of the year provide a view of the mountains that is completely unobstructed by clouds. Although it is possible to complete this hike during the months of February and early September, the optimum time to complete the hike is during the months listed above.

 

If you want to tackle Everest Three Pass without experiencing any difficulties related to altitude sickness, there are a few things you need to keep in mind. The following are a few tips for preventing altitude sickness during your trip to Everest Base Camp, provided by our knowledgeable guides and travel planners.

  • Slow ascent with sufficient rest and acclimatization.
  • Make sure you get enough fluids and stay hydrated.
  • Consume sufficient and balanced calories.
  • Keep clear of alcoholic beverages, cigarettes, and tobacco products for the entirety of the walk.
  • Maintain a level head and get yourself mentally ready.
  • Train your body to handle uphill hikes 3 months before the trek by doing enough cardio or gym work.

One of the toughest treks surrounding Everest is the Three Pass Trek. You will cross three passes totaling more than 5,300 meters each. While EBC Trekking is rated as Intermediate, the trek is rated as Difficult.

And you will be moving across the various lands for about 5-8 hours straight. It is difficult but gratifying to walk on the rocky, muddy, and steep pathways alongside the snow-covered ones. You will have an adventure of a lifetime.

We advise having travel insurance for your walk to Three Pass. We've listed the top three justifications for purchasing trek insurance.

Injury - The route to the Himalayas is not straightforward. You run the risk of getting hurt, and in extraordinary cases, you might need an emergency helicopter rescue.

Acclimatization - Since you'll ascend to a maximum altitude of 5,555 meters, mountain sickness is a possibility. In those situations, appropriate may be required.

Some travel insurance policies provide coverage for crucial events like lost passports, flight delays, medical and emergency expenses, and lost luggage.    


 

No, it isn't necessary to cover all three passes on the Everest Three Pass Trek. The Renjo La Pass, Cho La Pass, and Kongma La Pass are three of the high mountain passes you will cross on the Everest Three Pass Trek, a strenuous and adventurous trek in the Everest region of Nepal.

Each pass has its own unique set of difficulties, such as steep ascents, rocky terrains, and possibly inclement weather. Before determining whether to attempt all three passes or adjust your route as necessary, it is essential to evaluate your degree of fitness, acclimatization, and general trekking experience.

It is entirely up to you whether you choose to complete the Everest Three Pass Trek and should be based on your skills, personal preferences, and safety considerations.

A certain level of trekking experience, cardiovascular fitness, and basic skills are required for the Everest Three Pass Trek, which is a physically demanding and difficult journey. Technical climbing abilities are not required, but it is essential to have a high level of strength, endurance, and cardiovascular fitness. Your understanding of the value of good acclimatization to high altitudes and your ability to recognize altitude sickness symptoms will both improve as a result of this experience. 

You can better prepare yourself physically and emotionally for the challenging trek by engaging in regular exercise and training before you go. To protect your safety and improve your overall trekking experience, it is advised that you either join a guided trekking group or have an expert guide accompany you.

Yes, you can customize the Everest Three Pass Trek's itinerary to suit your preferences, time limits, and physical capabilities. The three passes (Renjo La Pass, Cho La Pass, and Kongma La Pass) are covered by a conventional route, although you have the option to alter it to suit your needs.

When creating your own schedule, consider factors like the amount of trekking days you have available, your level of fitness, and your interest in stopping at particular locations or doing side trips. You can discuss your preferences with us and create an itinerary that is tailored to your needs.

Creating a personalized itinerary for your Everest Three Pass Trek will enable you to make the most of your time in the Everest region and ensure a fun and safe trekking expedition.

The Everest Three Pass Trek is renowned for being more difficult than the standard Everest Base Camp Trek. The height gained and the additional difficulties encountered on the route make up the majority of the differences. Both treks take you to high elevations, but the Everest Three Pass Trek ascends much further by passing three mountain passes. Renjo La Pass, Cho La Pass, and Kongma La Pass are a few of the passes required for ascents beyond 5,000 meters (16,400 feet). The higher elevation increases the danger of altitude sickness, thus good acclimatization and physical readiness are required.

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