About Three Passes Trek
These 20 days Everest three-pass trek will take you to high passes of the Everest Region.
Three High Pass trek in the Everest Region consists of the best scenic landscapes that are incomparable to sights anywhere around the world. The trek is challenging as your target will be to reach destinations all over 5000 meters. These roads are less traveled. The 20 days Everest Three Pass trek is for bold adventurers seeking intense excitement in mountain wilds.
You will reach Renjo La (5,435 meters), Cho La (5,420 meters), Kongo La (5535meters), Gokyo Ri (5,357 meters), Kalapathhar (5545 meters), Everest Base Camp (5,380 meters), and Chukung Ri (5550 meters) on Everest three pass trek.
Renjo La is one of the popular high pass trekking in the Everest Region. On the way to Renjo La, you will reach viewpoints from where you can get a glimpse of the roof of the world, Everest. The trials of Renjo La are believed to be used by the Sherpas of the late fifteenth century. From the Renjo La pass, you will see giant Mt Everest and oligotrophic Gokyo lakes in a single frame.
Further, you will be climbing Gokyo Ri (5483 meters), Kalapathar (5545 meters), and also exploring the Everest Base Camp.
A trip to Cho La pass let you enjoy the amazing view of Gokyo Ri valley and Gokyo lakes of the Everest region.
The hike from Lobuche to Chukung while passing the Kongma La (5535 meters) pass is less walked and is quite challenging.
Chukung Ri (5550 meters) is another spot from where you can behold the stunning beauty of Amadablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Makalu.
How long is Everest Three Passes Trek?
Three weeks-long Everest Three Pass Trek will give you a chance to watch Sherpa settlements, culture, and their way of life. Prepare to set aside your fear and swap it with inquisitiveness to gain more from the trip. The locals here are very friendly and hospitable and would be always ready to share their stories. Everest Three Pass Trek is an amazing experience for you to learn the way they are and how they have adapted to the high altitude.
Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour
Your trip to the Everest Three High Pass Trekking package also includes a day tour to various historical heritages of Kathmandu valley on your second day in Nepal. Most of the sights are listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Everest Three Passes Trek Route And Trail
The trek begins from Lukla. After crossing over Phakding and Monjo, you will be spending a good time of two nights at Namche. Rest is required as you need to properly acclimatize to go towards the higher altitude.
The three weeks long trek continues through Phakding, Monjo, Namche, Tengboche, and Dingboche to reach the high passes. While holding the curiosity to behold the beautiful destination, the natural wonders and local culture will make you feel truly blessed during the journey to Everest Three Pass Trek. You will encounter stunning Khumbu Valley, Imja Valley, Dusa Valley, Khumjung-Khunde Valley, Thame Valley, and Gokyo Valley which offer a splendid view of the four highest mountains of the world. You will get close glimpses of Mt Everest (8848 meters), Lhotse (8516 meters), which is the fourth highest mountain, and Makalu (8485 meters), which is the fifth-highest, and Cho-Oyu (8210 meters), which is the sixth highest mountain.
Sagarmatha National Park
While on the Everest Region Three High Pass trek, you will also reach Sagarmatha National Park. This area is a protected region for diverse plants and endangered animals and birds. Mountain Goat, Snow Leopard, and Lophophorus are a few of the animals found here. It is said that Yeti, a mystical creature is also found in the Khumbu region.
You will pass suspension bridges, see historical monasteries and feast your eyes on colorful Buddhist flags and get spiritual vibes amidst the Buddhist chants in the region resided by the Sherpas.
Who can join the Everest Three Passes Trek?
During the Everest Three Pass Trek, you will walk along with the icy trials of high passes. The rocky terrains and high altitudes are the main difficulties you will be facing. The trek requires a lot of effort and patience and prior experience of high altitude. Well, Everest Three Pass Trek, which demands you to walk in difficult terrain is not for beginners.
You will walk on the trails which pass through glaciers, rocky stones, and snow-covered paths. The technical climbing course is not required. However, it’s good to carry crampons with you.
You will have four acclimatization days at Namche, Pangboche, Dingboche, and Gokyo which will allow you enough time to adjust to the climate. A local guide who has several experiences of the Everest Three Pass Trekking route will be escorting you.
The facilities at the tea houses will be basic when you reach a higher altitude.
All the energy you put in will reward you with the best views of elevated giant mountains and wild landscapes.
If you are enthusiastic to go on a trek that will compel you to overwork and push your limits at every point, Everest Three Pass Trek will be a wonderful opportunity. And it will prove to be a lifetime experience.