Three Passes of Everest Trek
Three Passes of Everest Trek: The Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions (P) Ltd offers an exclusive thrilling adventure on the worlds highest passes The Three passes of Everest around Khumbu area Adventure starts with a short sweeping scenic flight to Lukla the gateway to Everest, trek starts from here, the route follows several farm villages offering awesome views of the high snow capped peaks, leading to the highest point at Cho-la and Konmgma-la at 5,535 m of this journey with outstanding panoramic views of unparallel peaks and glacier including Mt. Everest at close distance.
The Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions (P) Ltd to Three Passes of Everest region is an excellent journey offering grand sceneries and beauty of the surrounding landscapes, which combines all the highlights of the Everest National Park including Namche Bazaar, Khumbu’s Sherpa capital, glamorous viewpoint of Gokyo-Ri and Renjo-la and walking to the final destination at Khongma-la the highest point of this adrenaline adventure with amazing viewpoints of Nuptse, Everest and Mt. Lhotse at 8,516 m / 27,940 ft worlds 4th highest mountain. So this is an adventure of world’s greatest mountains passes one package, after this remarkable adventure our journey leads back to Lukla for the scenic short flight back to Kathmandu.
Trip Highlights: “Worlds highest passes on the foot of world’s number one giant Mt. Everest, rich Buddhist culture, warm-friendly natives the highlanders of Nepal, traditional villages, world’s highest heritage Sagarmatha National Park, high alpine valley’s, old interesting monasteries, array of striking snow capped mountain scenery, sweeping scenic flight.”
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu 1,300m via respective airlines.
Day 02: half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu.
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla & trek to Phakding.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440m. Approx. 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 05: At Namche for acclimatization.
Day 06: Trek to Thame village 3,880m Approx 4 – 5 hr walk.
Day 07: Trek to Mingbo 3,900m after visiting the monastery 3 – 4 hrs.
Day 08: Trek further to Marulung 4,200m 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Sumna 4,900m 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Chulung 4,380m 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 11: Trek towards Renjo Pokhari (pond) at approx 4,600m 4 – 5 hrs.
Day 12: Trek and cross Renjo-la at 5,345m and camp at Gokyo. 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 13: Morning at Gokyo for local hike and trek to Thagnag, 4,830m
Day 14: Cross Cho-la 5,400m and camp at Dzong-la 4,850m 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 15: Trek to Lobuche 4,930. 4 – 5 hrs.
Day 16: Trek towards Kongma-la 5,150m. 4 – 5 hrs.
Day 17: Trek and cross Kongma-la 5,535m and camp at Bibre 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 18: Trek to Dingboche 4,350m. 2 – 3 hrs.
Day 19: Trek to Kyangjungma 3,600m. 6 – 7 hrs.
Day 20: Trek to Monjo 2,860m. 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 21: Trek to Lukla 4 – 5 hrs.
Day 22: Fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 23: Final Departure
Note: Renjo, Tsho-la, and Kongma-la passes are possible all the year round, however in heavy snow condition, one’s has to be extremely careful including the porters. On normal snow condition, ropes are fixed maximum 100 meters or minimum 50 meters. The loose scree or stone fall portion is just for 10 or 15 minutes, nothing serious but although one’s got to be careful.