Everest Three Passes Trek
Did you know that in Everest Three Passes Trek does not mean that you can go only to the Everest Base Camp?. But there are several other routes in the region that you can combine with the Everest Base Camp with stunning views?
Yes, trekking to the world’s highest mountain, Everest, region is much more than just trekking to the base camp. There is no doubt that Everest Base Camp is unarguably one of the world’s best trekking trips but there are several amazing trekking routes in the Everest region that can be combined with Everest Base Camp using three high passes.
Everest Three Passes Trek (Chola Pass – Gokyo Lake and Renjo La Pass Trek) – Complete Package of Everest Base Camp.
Everest Three passes trek, one of such most amazing combination trips is to cross three high adventurous passes, Cho La, Renjo La, and Kongma La to reach Everest Base Camp. This trip takes you to some of the amazing destinations on earth including Gokyo, Kalapatthar and many more. This simple tea house trekking is an incredible adventure of the lifetime.
Trekking in the high altitude of the Everest region and reaching eventually to the Everest Base Camp crossing three high passes is certainly very adventurous but the experience you go through is indescribable. The spectacular view of high Himalayan peaks including the Everest so close to you takes you to a different world.
Join Earthbound Expedition for this adventurous Everest Three passes trek trip of the lifetime and experience the thrill of the high Himalayan trekking adventure.
Arrive in Kathmandu - Transfer to hotel
In Kathmandu sightseeing of UNESCO world heritage sights and prepare for the trek.
Fly to Lukla & then trek to Monjo
Trek to Namche Bazaar
Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar
Trek to Thame (3845meters), overnight at tea house
Trek to Marlung (4135 meters), overnight at Tea house.
Trek to Lungden (4600meters), overnight at Tea house. B, L, D
Trek to Renjo La Base Camp (4890meters), overnight at Tea house.
Trek to Gokyo (4775 meters) after crossing Renjo La Pass (5388 meters), overnight at Tea house.
Rest till the afternoon at Gokyo and climb to Gokyo RI (hillock) - 5420 meters for sunset view on Mt. Everest), overnight at Tea house.
Trek to Thangnak (4695 meters), overnight at Tea house.
Trek to Dzong La (4840 meters) after crossing Cho La Pass (5380 meters), overnight at Tea house.
Trek to Lobuche (4925 meters), overnight at Tea house.
Trek to Everest Base Camp (5300 meters) and back to Gorakhshep (5165 meters).
Climb to Kala Patthar (5545 meters – the best view of Mt. Everest) and descend to Lobuche, overnight at Tea house.
After breakfast trekking via Khumbu Glacier to Kongma La Base Camp (5,000m/16,404ft) continues ascending to Kongma pass (5,535m/18,159ft) then descending a gradual walks up the Imja Khola valley to Chhukung a small summer settlement. Overnight in Chhukung (4,730m/15,518ft) where you make final preparation for climbing.
The trail makes a gradual descent through scrub junipers and around Mani stones as it follows the hillside. The trail passes many Mani walls in deep rhododendron forests where crossing after the Imja khola, the trail climbs many carved Mani stones to Pangboche. Pangboche Gompa is the oldest in Khumbu; a visit will be well worth. Walk down to the valley from where the trail is shallower through alpine meadows. Followed by climb gradually up to Tengboche (3,870m/12,697ft) where the biggest monastery lies in the whole of Khumbu.
Walk down from the rear of monastery and continue down until you reach Phunki Tenga. Climb up gradually through a forest. Once you are out of the forest, you will be walking along a ridge from where you can see down on your left some of the deepest gorges of Nepal. In spring, the rhododendrons will look superb making the valley even more beautiful. Reach Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,286ft), for overnight.
Trek back to Lukla along the same trail, although it always looks different coming from the opposite direction on arrival in Lukla you will have time to relax and celebrate the completion of your trek. You can have a good time with two local alcoholic beverages \'Chang\' or \'Rakshi.\' Feel free to dance with your crewmembers in the Sherpa way.
Early morning fly to Kathmandu .Transfer to your hotel; the day at leisure to rest, perhaps catch up on some last minute shopping or explore any sights you missed during your first day in Kathmandu and evening celebration dinner together. Overnight in Kathmandu.
After this amazing trek if you are more interest for other activities like safari, rafting, cycling or more trekking in other areas; If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your onward destination.