Everest 3 High Passes


  • Everest 3 High Passes

Everest 3 High Passes

 Nepal

21 days from £1299 pp  Exc Int'l flight

It is a trek with unparalleled alpine beauty and without doubt the grandest mountain scenery on the world.

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  • The scenery
  • Culture
  • Great spots
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It is a trek with unparalleled alpine beauty and without doubt the grandest mountain scenery on the world. This Everest Traverse Trek with 3 most remote passes of the Khumbu region gives you an opportunity to explore with the entire overlook of Khumbu and Everest Himalayan range. This trek is demanding and a hard work but beyond this, the amazing spectacular you will have from each passes are just outstanding. It is a most recommended trek to do at Khumbu among all.

While on the trek, you are rewarded with the highest Himalayan peaks of the world. You will see the Roof of the world- Mt. Everest with several angles, from Renjo-la and Gokyo Ri panoramic from distance with its full body, from the Kala Pathar, a very close view. Other 7000m peaks can be seen on this trekking are Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Makalu, Nuptse, Pumori, Amadablam and other 15 different high Himalayan peaks. Among of them, Cho Oyu, Lhotse & Makalu are the higher peaks above 8000m.

This Everest Trek itinerary is carefully designed with keeping maximum acclimatization days en route to ensure you that you would have plentiful time to acclimatize and adopt the altitude comfortably, thereby enjoying the trekking experience to the full.

Outlined itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing & trek preparation (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft) & trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft), 3-4 hours walk

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft), 5-6 hours walk

Day 05: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar

Day 06: Trek to Thame, (3800m), 3 to 4 hours

Day 07: Trek to Marlung, (4137m), 4 to 5 hours

Day 08: Trek to Lungdeng (4600m), 3 to 4 hours

Day 09: Trek to Renjo- La (17,929ft / 5465m) to Gokyo Lake (4800m)

Day 10: Relax Day at Gokyo Lake

Day 11: Hike to Gokyo RI (5,330m/17,483ft), and trek to Thaknak (4750m/15580ft), 6-7 hours walk

Day 12: Trek to Cho-la Pass (5367m/17604ft) to Dzongla (4,850m/15908ft), 5-6 hours walk

Day 13: Trek to Gorakshep (5,160m/16,929ft), 5-6 hours walk

Day 14: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,357m/17,575ft) and return to Lobuche for overnight. 6 to 7 hours

Day 15: Lobuche – Kongma La (5,535m/18,159ft) – Chhukung (4,730m/15,518ft): 6-7 hours

Day 16: Trek to Tyangboche (3,867m/12684ft), 4-5 hours walk

Day 17: Trek to Monjo ((2680M/8791ft), 5-6 hours walk

Day 18: Trek to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft), 6-7 hours walk

Day 19: Fly back to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 20: Leisure at Kathmandu

Day 21: Departure from Kathmandu

Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Welcome to Himalayan country of Nepal. Upon on your arrival at the Tribhuvan intl. airport our company representative welcomes you and assists to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu. After time to get refreshed, evening we’ll meet and brief you about your trip and take you for welcome dinner in one of the typical Nepalese restaurant in the heart of Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing & trek preparation (1,300m/4,264 ft)

After breakfast the day will start with our guided trip to cultural world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley; the pilgrimage sites of Hindus temple Pashupatinath, the world biggest Bouddhanath stupa and visit Swyambhunath Stupa also known as monkey temple. After exploring the surrounding areas visit historical Kathmandu Durbar Square with temple, unique architectures and Kumari (living goddess). Evening pre-trip discussion and introduce our fellow trekking staff for your adventure trip. Over night at Kathmandu hotel

Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft) & trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft), 3-4 hours walk

Early morning we fly from Kathmandu to the tiny airstrip at Lukla for about 40 minutes scenic flight; you will have time to stroll around, while the guide sort and divide the load baggage to be carried by porters. After we start our walking from Lukla passing through several Sherpa villages and few suspension bridges and reach Phakding, a dense settlement of Sherpa peoples for overnight. As this is your first day of the trek at Everest, we hike only for 3 to 4 hours and take time for adopting walking. Evening relax or explore remaining time strolling around this Sherpa village. Over night at Phakding

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft), 6-7 hours walk

After breakfast we will continue up the bank of the Dudh Kosi, crossing it twice by small suspension bridges before reaching the village of Monjo the entrance gate of the Sagarmatha National Park. When enter the National park boundary we descend, a gradual walk brings us to the suspension bridge over the Bhote-Koshi river to Jorsalle village, the last village till Namche Bazaar. After walking for sometimes in riverside, we will reach Hilary suspension bridge and walk ascent to a top of big hill Namche for few hours which is our stop for this day. Namche is a prosperous trading town and the capital of the Khumbu Region. Over night at Namche

Day 05: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar

We do required a acclimatization day at this altitude to adopt high altitude before heading up to high elevation so today will be our first acclimatization day in this trek. You will have full day leisure or visit Everest View Point hotel for wonderful panoramic view or take a short hike to Thame village or stroll around the market as per your wish. If this is a Saturday; one can see the lively & colorful market of Namche as Saturday used to be a typical days for peoples for shopping, exchanging and sailing their goods. Also you can visit Sherpa Museum as well a great place to learn Sherpa culture and history of mountaineering and stroll back to hotel for overnight.

Day 06: Trek to Thame, (3800m), 3 to 4 hours

After Namche, we separate from the classical route of Everest Base Camp and lwalk into the left corner onward Thame Village. It is the oldest village of Sherpa’s, used to be a trade route to Tibet/China. About 150m above the town there is the Thame Gompa, a picturesque monastery set amongst the many homes of Lamas and lay people. Overnight at Thame

Day 07: Trek to Marlung, (4137m), 4 to 5 hours

From Thame the trail heads north to Thame Teng and on through several small villages such as Chanakpa, Taranga, crossing through the yak field to reach Marlung village where we will overnight at Mt. tea house.

Day 08: Trek to Lungdeng (4600m), 3 to 4 hours

We walk approx of 4 to 5 hours at deserted hill side to reach Lungdeng where we will overnight at basic Mt. Tea house or at our tented camp if the tea house is not available. This has a great view of Ngazumpa glacier, the biggest glacier of the world.

Day 09: Trek to Renjo – La (17,929ft / 5465m) to Gokyo Lake (4800m)

This day is a big day! Crossing the Renjo La will be one of the more difficult days of the trip due to the altitude and its nature of walking. Typically the weather is clear at spring from March to May and from Sep to Nov thus the prospects for favorable conditions are excellent. Upon on reaching to the top of Renjola, the views are just outstanding. Walking onward to Gokyo involves a glacier walk for sometimes where carefully waking required, and then the entire walking to Gokyo is via easy walking down. Overnight at Gokyo.

Day 10: Relax Day at Gokyo

After the Renjo-la, you would love to have this relax day at Gokyo. You may just rest at Gokyo or have chance to explore up to the fifth lake passing another forth lake and enjoy the view. This is great place and an opportunity to view full part of Mt. Everest and Cho-Oyu. You can see the Northern part of Cho-Oyu base camp and biggest glacier of the world Ngazumpa glacier; and stroll back to hotel for overnight.

Day 11: Hike to Gokyo RI (5,330m/17,483ft), and trek to Thaknak (4750m/15580ft), 7-8 hours

walk Early in this morning we hike up to Gokyo Ri for the breathtaking view of splash a sunrise top of the mountain including Mt. Everest view and many more Himalayan scenery. This will be unforgettable life time memories and enjoy around the top. We have a great memories and stroll back an hours to Gokyo for breakfast. We trek down to Thaknak for the overnight passing through the second lake and walk on the glacier.

Day 12: Trek to Cho-la Pass (5367m/17604ft) to Dzongla (4,850m/15908ft), 5-6 hours walk

This day is one of the tuff days to cross the Cho-la because of thee high pass. The pass is not difficult but it is steep and involves a glacier traverse on the eastern side. After crossing the Cho-la we reach at Dzongla for overnight. Enjoy the fantastic view around the high above.

Day 13: Trek to Gorakshep (5,160m/16,929ft), 5-6 hours walk

We continue our trek along the moraine of the glacier, with views of Kalapathar and Pumori. You have good chances for the best view of Mt. Nuptse a front of you walking along the Gorekshep. The trail up to the Gorakshep is rocky and windy but it offers the good view of Pumori and there are beautiful views of the Everest Base camp and glacier with scenic Mountain View. We enjoy the night at Gorakshep the higher elevation.

Day 14: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,357m/17,575ft) and return to Lobuche for overnight. 6 to 7 hours

After the breakfast at Gorekshep we ready for our adventure to the targeted destination and we continue our trek towards the Everest Base Camp and to the Khumbu Ice-fall. The walk is quite strenuous due to the high altitude and thin air, the walk passes through over rocky dunes and moraine and streams till you reach the base camp. Everest Base Camp is lively with commotion during the high expedition season. After a grand time here, retrace the journey back to Gorekshep to Lobuche. Overnight at Lobuche.

Day 15: Lobuche – Kongma La (5,535m/18,159ft) – Chhukung (4,730m/15,518ft): 6-7 hours

After breakfast trekking via Khumbu Glacier to Kongma La Base Camp (5,000m/16,404ft) continues ascending to Kongma pass- this ascend is difficult part of our trek today. After gaining the Kongma La, we see cairn wrapped in prayer flags,-marks of the pass. Then we descend a gradual walks up the Imja Khola valley to Chhukung to Dingboche, a small summer settlement. Overnight at Dingboche.

Day 16: Trek to Tyangboche (3,867m/12684ft), 4-5 hours walk

The walk today will be easy heading downhill to a lower elevation from Dingboche, the walk is pleasant and all the way to Tyangboche. After the bridge our route descends following the stream towards Pangboche village, and further down to Tyangboche. Tyangboche is one of the most beautiful place in the Himalaya the first thing that comes to your eye is the big Monastery, then the large field with campsites and teahouses, lodges beneath the towering majestic beautiful peak Ama Dablam.

Day 17: Trek to Monjo ((2680M/8791ft), 5-6 hours walk

After breakfast treks down to Phunkethanga a small settlement with couple of teahouses. From here the trail leads downhill through the forested path with great memories and after crossing the local wooden bridge over the Dudh Koshi river trek onwards to steep climb to Sanasa to Namche bazzar and trek further down to Monjo for overnight stay.

Day 18: Trek to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft), 6-7 hours walk

After breakfast we trek back with enjoying the lush green scenery around and passing through the incredible mountain scenery and local Sherpa village. And finally today the trail leads you back to Lukla. After your arrival in Lukla you will have time to relax and celebrate the completion of your trek.

Day 19: Fly back to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)

After an early morning flight to Kathmandu our guide transfer you to your hotel. You may have time to relax after long journey and take back your breath and rest at your hotel with ending your Himalayan trip with us.

Day 20: Leisure at Kathmandu

It is also a spare day in case of bad weather in Lukla. At this pleasant day, you may have full day leisure at your own. Explore the Thamel main down town for last day shopping. Over night at Kathmandu

Day 21: Final Departure from Kathmandu

This morning, after breakfast, you will be free or this is a last minute for you shopping gifts to your friends and family. On time, we transfer to Kathmandu international airport for your final departure to your onward destination.

What's included

  • All arrival & departure transfers
  • Internal flights and all land transport involved in the itinerary
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu (3 star)
  • Guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu
  • Camping/teahouse accommodation with all meals throughout the trek
  • Licensed Guide & Porter during trek

What's not included

  • Travel Insurance
  • Nepalese Visa Fee
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Beverage (hot & cold drinks)
  • Personal equipments
  • Anything i.e. not stated in Cost Include section

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