Everest High Pass trek is also popularly known as Three Pass Trek because in this trek we have to cross three different passes that are above 5,000 meters altitude from sea level.
Early in the morning you meet up with the group and head to the airport for your flight to Lukla. This is an approximately 45 minutes flight with incredible mountain views north to the Himalayan Range. After meeting the crew in Lukla, you head up the Dudh Koshi River Valley on a well-marked trail to Phakding. Trekking time: approx. 4 hours Heights: Kathmandu 1350m, Lukla 2840m; Phakding 2600m Overnight in tea house.
This morning you continue north following the Dudh Koshi river and on to Jorsale where you enter the Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park. From here it is a short walk to the confluence of two rivers, the lmja Drangpa (Imja Khola) and the Nangpo Tsangpo (Bhote Kosi) where you cross once more on a suspension bridge. This is followed by a steep climb (for about 2hrs) up to Namche Bazaar, the main town in the Khumbu region. Namche is a prosperous Sherpa town and an important trading centre with a weekly Saturday market. Trekking time: approx. 6 hours Heights: Namche Bazaar 3440m Overnight in tea house.
Today is for letting your bodies rest and acclimatise. If you are feeling good you could go for an acclimatisation walk, or explore the village. Namche Bazaar is tucked away between two ridges amongst the giant peaks of the Khumbu. Options for acclimatisation walks include a visit to Khunde Hospital, or the one hour walk up to the Everest Hotel above Namche for the view of Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lhotse and Everest, with many more in the mix as well.
From Namche, the trail contours around the side of the valley, high above the river and, as you go, you get great views of the great peaks of the Khumbu including Mt Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and AmaDablam. After dropping down steeply to the river at PhunkiTenga and having lunch, you have a long steep climb up through beautiful forest to tonight's lodge. Tyangboche is famous for its legendary monastery, the largest in the Khumbu and you will stay near this monastery with Everest, Lhotse and AmaDablam in full view. Trekking time: approx. 6 hours Heights: Tyangboche 3860m Overnight in tea house.
After breakfast you head on up the trail to Dingboche. You first descend through stunning forest to Deboche and then cross the river and have a short climb to Pangboche which is a good lunch spot. On this side of the river stunning Ama Dablam is prominent and a stunning distraction from the trail as you continue up to Dingboche for the night. Trekking time: approx. 6 hours Heights: Dingboche 4300m Overnight in tea house.
Today is for letting your bodies rest and acclimatise. If you are feeling good you could go for an acclimatisation walk up the valley for a wider variety of photos of the valley and mountains of the Khumbu region.
this day will have a short walk up to Chhukung Valley. Chhukung valley is surrounded by big glaciers and mighty peaks including Lhotse, Nuptse and Amadablam. After lunch you can perform a short hike to the glacier or toward Island Peak Base Camp for additional mountain views. Trekking time: approx 3 hours Heights: Chhukung 4700m Overnight in tea house
we have to start to walk early in the morning as we have to walk for a whole day. We ascend steeply for 5 hours to make it to the pass and next descend to the Kumbhu Glacier. You need to be aware of the potential bad consequences so you need to be aware most of the times. You can deep breath after crossing the glacier. Drinks lots of drinks to rehydrate and take rest with the beautiful memory of the day. Trekking time: approx 8 – 9 hours Heights: Khongma La 5535m, Lobuche 4930m Overnight in tea house Note: this day we will eat pack lunch on the way because there is no teahouse on the way.
Today you have a short walk so get relaxed and acclimatize your body. You move further with Khumbu Glacier to Gorak Shep. Check in lodge and get acclimatized for next day's trekking. Trekking time: approx. 3 hours Heights: Gorak Shep 5170m Overnight in tea house.
This morning you get up early to start the climb up to one of the finest viewpoints in the Everest region, Kala Pattar [5550m]. Enjoying the sunrise over the mountains and the amazing views of Everest and the surrounding mountains you trek back to Gorak Shep. After breakfast you turn your feet towards Everest Base Camp (5300m). The walk to base camp and back would requires about 5-6 hours, following the Khumbu glacier, sometimes on moraine and sometimes on the glacier itself. On reaching the base camp, please respect the space of the expeditions based there, but enjoy the moment, before returning down the long trail back to Gorak Shep. Trekking time: approx. 8 hour day Heights: Kala Pattar 5550m; Everest Base Camp 5300m; Gorak Shep 5170m Overnight in tea house.
today walks is down to Dzong La. You don't have to deliver good amount of energy to execute the trek as it mild and moderate. Dzong La is a base camp of Cho La pass. So take a proper rest for next day adventure. Trekking time: approx 5 hours Heights: Dzong La 4900m Overnight in tea house.
Today you ascend to the Cho La that takes about 3 hours. When you reach at the top of past you have stunning views. Then you will walk steeply down for 1.30 hours. After letting your feet relax walk on gradual trail and you will be at Dragnak. Trekking time: approx 7 hours Heights: Cho La 5420m, Dragnak 4700m Overnight in tea house Note: this day you will be served packed lunch.
From Dragnak you will walk further crossing by Nzogomba Glacier. Then you will walk by Gokyo, beautiful glacier lakes with beautiful views up to Cho Oyo (8201m). After lunch there's 3-4 hour round trip to the fifth lake for a good view of Mt Everest from an alternate location. Trekking time: approx 3 hours Heights: Gokyo 4700m Overnight in tea house
Today is the rest day to explore Gokyo. If you like and are able then get up early and move to Gokyo Ri, 5400m. This peak offers you the best four highest mountains; Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and Cho Oyu.
this is going to be longest and hardest day but has great reward of beautiful Mountain View and amazing alpine landscapes. You start around the side of the lake. You meet a stream and then walk steep ascent to the Renjo La. One you are at the top of the pass you have incredible view of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and of course many more of the Himalayan giants. After the pass you have a steep descent for an hour to Arye. This is a small valley for trekkers. Trekking time: approx 7-8 hours Heights: Renjo La 5338m, Arye 4300m Overnight in tea house Note: this day we will eat pack lunch on the way because there is no tea house on the way
today is the rest day to explore the area. You can walk up toward Tibet along a very nice valley where we can meet Tibetan people with their yak caravans. These Tibetans come down to Namche to sell their products. This is the ancient trade route to Tibet and since many years back.
After spending a very good time in Arye, today you ascend down to Thame following Bhotekoshi River. If you like then you can visit Thame monastery, one of the oldest monastery of this area. You can also drop by Advanced Mountaineering Training School and their hydro power station. Trekking time: approx 4 hours Heights: Thame 3800m Overnight in tea house
From Thame you descend to Namche for lunch. Most of the trail is downhill so it is easy walk. Then you continue back down the main trail to Monjo. Trekking time: approx 5 hours Heights: Monjo 2800m Overnight in tea house
this is the last day of your trek in Khumbu area. You make your way back following the Dudh Koshi river. Tonightyou can have a simple party with rest of your group members and crew. Trekking Time: approx 5 1/2 hours Heights: Lukla 2840m Overnight in tea house
This morning you get up early to catch the morning flight to Kathmandu from Lukla.
Everest High Pass trek is also popularly known as Three Pass
Trek because in this trek we have to cross three different passes that are above 5,000 meters altitude from sea level.
On this trekking adventure, the three passes that we will be crossing are - Kongma La Pass (5,535 meters),
Cho La Pass (5420 meters) and Renjo La Pass (5,340 meters). Among the three high passes the Renjo La pass is the most difficult one.