Everest High Passes Trek
The Everest high passes trek or Everest three passes trek covers all the three passes of the Everest region namely Renjo la pass, Kongma La pass, and Cho La pass. It is the most strenuous and enduring trek but also gives an opportunity to view all the three passes that no other trek offers. Everest high passes trekking is an amazing way to explore the natural beauty, scenic landscapes, glaciers, lakes, and snow capped mountains from the close range.
Like every other trekking in Everest region, you will be flying from Kathmandu to Lukla then start trekking towards Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Nagarjuna and finally arrive at Gorakshep. The beautiful gompas, monasteries and fluttering flags, mani walls reflects the culture and tradition of local Sherpa people. First, we will be trekking towards Kongma la followed by the Everest Basecamp. Observe the scintillating panoramic views of Everest and other Himalayan ranges from the Kala Patthar viewpoint and move ahead towards Cho la to visit the turquoise Gokyo Lake. Passing through the great Renjo la pass, we will then trek back towards to Lukla leaving Marlung behind. Finally, we conclude our Everest three passes trek by flying back to Kathmandu.
Everest high passes trek means taking a step ahead towards passing the main three passes at higher altitudes of Everest region. You must be in excellent physical fitness and health condition with never give up attitude for successful completion of the trek. However, this three passes trek can be divided into three parts and embarked separately. Get to know every detail of Everest region by joining Everest three passes trek through BUNA treks and define our holiday in Nepal as the real adventure in the Himalayas.
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Day to Day Itinerary
Arrival at the Tribuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (1,345m).
Pre-trip meeting and sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley.
Fly to Lukla (2,804m). Trek to Phakding (2,610m)
Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m)
Namche Bazaar acclimatization day.
Trek to Phorste Thanga (3,680m)
Trek to Machherma (4,470m)
Trek to Gokyo (4,790m)
Trek to Gokyo Ri (5,483m) and back to Gokyo
Trek to Thangna (4,500m)
Cross Cho La pass (5,300m) then trek to Dzongla (4,710m
Trek to Lobuche (4,910m )
Trek to Gorak Shep (5,180m) then hike up to Kalapatthar (5,555m) back to Gorak Shep
Trek to the Everest Base Camp (5,365m) then back to Lobuche (4,910m)
Cross the Kongma La pass (5,535m) and trek to Chukkung (4,710m )
Trek to Island Peak Base Camp (5,240 m)
Rest and acclimatization day
Day 18 & 19:
Reach the summit of the Island peak (6,187m) and return to Chhukung (4,750m)
Trek to Tengboche (3,860m)
Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m) via Khumjung (3,780 m)
Trek to Lukla (2,804m)
Morning flight back to Kathmandu.
Leisure day and farewell dinner in Kathmandu.
Transfer to the international airport for your final flight departure.