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Everest High Passes Trek

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    Trip Highlights

  • Scenic flight to/from Lukla
  • Three high passes
  • Gokyo Lake
  • Everest base Camp and Kalapattar

    At a glance

  • 3 nights in Kathmandu
  • 17 nights in the trek
  • Guided adventurous Trek
  • Maximum elevation 5545m.

Diffculties and Safety

The Everest 3 High Pass Trek is an ideal choice for both nature lovers and adventurers. Accommodations along the way are in modest but clean tea houses which also have restaurants serving a choice of menus. The best time for this trek is March – April and September – November, but Mountain World Treks & Expeditions can arrange this trek at your request and time frame, with your holiday schedule in mind. Contact us for your once in a lifetime holiday in the Himalayas of Nepal.

Itinerary Details ( Click on the days to see the extended form. )

  • Arriving Kathmandu meets you at the airport, transfer you to the hotel free time explore Thamel.

  • After staff meeting, Trip brefing and with our professional tour guide we visit Around Kathmandu. Rest of the time you can use for travelling around Thamel and buying needed equipment and other necessaries.

  • After having a 35 minutes flight to lulkla you start your trek and following a gentle climb up the mountain side on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi River. One the way you will have a view of Kusum Kangaru, Mt Kwondge and you will pass a few tea houses and Mani walls.

  • Beginning with a slight climb to Jhorsalle, the trail passes a waterfall. All day, we pass villages interspersed with magnificent forest- rhododendron, giant firs and superb mountains views.  A steep climb up to the beautiful village of Namche Bazaar (3440m).

  • Acclimatization is most important before proceeding to a higher elevation. It is therefore recommended that you take a short days hike to Thame, Khunde or Khumjung or relax and explore the sherpa culture of Namche.

  • Thame is at the end of Khumbu Valley and iconic value of Thame is its terrain the people which are untouched by the effects of modern civilization. During the working we will past a large a large array of prayer flags, Chorten and the carved mani stones.

  • Mostly up hill, the trails pass by many old, walled Sherpa villages. During the walking you can observe varieties of plants and animals with unique Sherpa culture. We can probable also share the trail with Tibetan Yak Canavans, trading en route to and from Namche to Tibet with the villagers. We will stay in simple lodge at Lungden.

  • Today we can go for visit at Nakpa Valley, which falls on the old trade route to Tibet. Hiking to Darkyachhulung Peak. Visiting Marlung sacred site of warfield. Hiking to Lake Cho Relmo, Back to stay in Lungden at very simple guest house.

  • Today the walking will be about 6 hours to reach the Gokyo lake by crossing Renjo La pass (5415m), the trail often follow steeply ups and down with sandy ridge. We will crosses frozen stream, and walking through dramatic rock, we will past several yak kharkas and twin Renjo Lakes, the view from the top is incredible, you can have studding view of 7000 to 8000 metes peaks all around including Kalapathar, Tengboche Monastery, chola glaciers and many more. Overnight at Gokyo lake.

  • The excursion to the Gokyo peak usually starts early in the morning. The climb is quite steep first 30 minutes, it will take you an hour to reach the top with its traditional prayer flags. From where you will have a magnificent view of highest peaks, from the west to east are Cho you (8,153m), Gyachung Kang (7,922m), Everest ( 8848m), Lhotse (8,501m) and further way Makalu, On the way to descent you can enjoy, superb view of Gokyo Lake.

  • we will cross Gokyo glacier, about 4 hour walking down to Thangnak. (4700m).

  • The trek through Cho La Pass (5,330m), while this is a rather difficult route, requires some mountaineering experience and well equipped. We suggest bringing warm clothing and some extra food. The pass is not difficult but it is steep and involves a glacier crossing. There are no technical problems and there is a trail in the rocks besides the icefall.

  • about 4 and half hour slowly working to Lobuche (4910m) on the way you can see Dughla Lake.

  • The trail from Lobuche follows the grassy ablation valley  with great views of Pumori then crosses tributary glaciers to reach the dry lake bed of Gokrakchep. After having a lunch in Gorakshep, we then climb the 5545m Kala Patthar for incredible views of Everest and Everest base camp and back to Gorakchep.

  • Early morning we walk to Everest Base Camp, visit base camp area and work down to Lobuche.

  • longest and  difficult past pass Khongma la than Chhukung (4900m) 8/9 hrs, today will be the longest and difficult day.

  • From Chhukung we descend the valley of the Imja Khola, trek through the village of Dingboche with its stone walled potatoe fields, down alpine pastures through the kharkas of Tsura, Orsho and Shomare to the village of Pangboche, the highest year round settlement in the valley. The Pangboche Gompa (monastery) is the oldest in the Khumbu and once used to boast the skull and hand of a Yeti, (stolen in 1991).

  • From Tengboche the trail drops sharply down to the Dudh Kosi and the village of Phunki, where we cross the river, and up toward Namche Bazaar, winding high above the river with views north towards Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse.

  • Even though is all downwards the impact of the slopes tend to have a huge effect on the knees and after trekking for so many days people start to get tired, a very good tip use trekking poles for this section it will help you. Once we reach Lukla it is time to party, last night at Himalaya.

  • After having your breakfast it is time to board your flight back to Kathmandu, upon arrival we will pick you up at the airport and take your back to your Hotel.

  • Above itinerary can be possible to customize if you want to. Let us know for trip extensions information.

    Transfer to airport for onward journey!

What's included

  • An English speaking guide.
  • All domestic land and air transportation,
  • All Accommodation.
  • 3 meals a day while trekking.
  • Porter (2 trekkers = 1 porter)
  • Mountain World Treks t-shirt and trekking map.
  • A comprehensive medical kit.
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Tourist attraction admission fees.

What's not included

  • Flights To/From Nepal.
  • Nepal visa and Travel insurance
  • Bottled water.
  • Meals while not on the trek.
  • Personal expenses such as snacks, gear, drinks, laundry, wifi, etc.
  • Tips for the guide, porters.
  • Any services not mentioned in the itineraries.
  • Any extra costs due to unforeseen circumstances.
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Trip Extention

This trip can be possible to customize as you want and you may extension your Nepal trip as well. Here are the few options what you may do.

1. Kathmandu sightseeing tour.

2. Chitwan jungle safari tour.

3. White water Rafting.

4. Everest Mountain flight.

Accommodation & Food details

We will provide tourist standard accommodations in Kathmandu, and this is possible to upgrade on your interest.  All the accommodation in the cities and trekking will provided on twin sharing basis. Single supplement will be served on request and will cost extra.

During this trek, we can enjoy Nepalese food called ‘Dal Bhat’ as well the more common international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian, etc.). Breakfast and dinner will be served from the tea-houses or from a lodge menu where we spend the night whereas lunch will be served on the way to the next destination. 3 meals will be provided during trekking but only breakfast will be available while in Kathmandu.

Best Time To Visit

Autumn (Sept to Nov) and Spring (March to May) are the best seasons to do this trek. The weather is sunny and warm with outstanding views. If you wish to avoid crowds and enjoy some alone time with nature then taking this trip during winter (Dec- Feb) could also be an another great option.

However, the temperature during winter could be harsh for most guests and there chance to get snow too. Trekking in the Summer or Monsoon seasons (June to Aug) will be affected by rain but the Summer trek could be a boon for a keen botanist.

Equipment Details

    You are advised to consider the following equipment as essentials while packing. Please use this link as a guideline. Adjustments to the list can be managed according to our requirements, interests, duration of trip, and season of trip.  We can find variety of these gears to hire or buy in Kathmandu. Majority of the gears which are in sale in Kathmandu are locally manufactured (hence a lot cheaper) and some gears found here are imported from China and are obviously of better quality. We can find very high quality branded gears too in some famous stores in Kathmandu.

Questions about your trip

No ropes needed and no ice picks needed. There is no vertical climbing involved. The ground is rough, rocky and gravel strewn. Most of the trek involves long paths that go up and then down. People with weak ankles should take caution. Depending on the time of year you go there can also be snow and ice in the trails.There are some boulders that need climbing, but you can also walk around many. The Khumbu Glacier can be tricky to walk on due to potholes, rocks and unsettled ground. Use caution or seek the expertise of a guide.
certain level of fitness is required. For trekking to Everest High Pass you'll need to consider the amount of days you'll be out trekking. Most days include 4-7 hours of slow hiking. Altitude is the biggest problem. Going slowly is essential to avoid sickness. Do read about altitude sickness in Everest region. "Generally speaking, the slower you trek, the easier it is."
No problem. Many of our customers are traveling solo. It may also be an option to join a small group or another solo traveler, let us know if this interest you. Yes, there is a supplemental cost if you are traveling alone, please contact us to find out more.
March to May and Sep-Nove are the best time for Everest high pass Trek. Get more information hereTrekking seasons.
-Warm Jacket -Waterproof jacket or poncho -Mid-weight fleece or sweater -2-3 Hiking shirts -1-2 pair Hiking pants -2-3 Non-hiking shirts -1 Long-sleeve shirt -1-2 Pairs non-hiking pants, shorts or skirts -2-3 Pairs warm socks -Warm hat -Sun hat -Long underwear (for high altitude) -Gloves (for high altitude) -Towel (preferably quick dry) -Day pack -Hiking shoes -Sandals -Sunglasses -Water bladder or bottle -Headlamp or flashlight -Sun screen -Lip balm -Personal medications -Camera Non-Essential Items: -Sleeping bag (can rent in Kathmandu) -Trekking poles (can buy or rent in Kathmandu) -Rain pants For more information Contact us.
Yes, There is at Lukla and namche Bazzar but it's far better to make sure you have enough cash before heading the trek. ATM's dosen't always work.
Yes. Most trips run smoothly, but once in awhile something unexpected can happen, that’s why we highly recommend that before coming to Nepal you purchase travel insurance. We take all the necessary precautions to make sure your safety is at first-hand, but it is always best to have it. Please see our travel insurance section for more information.
It is possible. There is no way to tell beforehand how you will be affected by the altitude. It is usually only above 3500 meters when people start to feel symptoms. Please see our page on altitude sickness for detailed information.
Yes some of the place you will be able to use Internet if there in not any technical probem. eg; Lukla, Namche Bazzar, Pheriche and Gorakshep.
Yes you can charge batteries but you'll be charged by the hour and you'll have to bring your own charger. Charges vary between 100 and 300 rupees per hour.
Cell phones work at most of the places on this trek, depending on your mobile provider. There are also phone services almost everywhere we go if you need to reach home.
We can tailor the accommodation to meet your requests. While in Kathmandu we generally stay in very nice 3-4 star hotels. During the treks, we will be staying in local guesthouses along the trail. The guesthouses vary, but overall are clean, charming and meet all of your needs.
There are basic pharmacies in larger villages along the trek. There's a hospital in Khumjung and a few altitude sickness clinics open during the peak season. Basically our guide will sort out the things what to do. However in the event of an emergency there usually is access to a telephone line or satellite phone for an evacuation via helicopter. This is another reason to be sure you are covered with adequate travel insurance!
Mountain World Treks hires guiding professionals with a love and passion for outdoor travel and adventure. Our guides have been with us for many years and know the trails well. They all speak English very well and know how to take good care of the clients. Please see our About Us page for more information on our guides.
No, unless you request to. Our porters will carry up to 12kgs of weight for each trekker. All you need to carry are your essential items for the day. The porter fee is included in the price of your trip. We plan for 1 porter for 2 trekkers in accordance to the guidelines set out by the International Porter Protection Group. If you would like more weight to be carried, please let us know. In general 12kg is more than sufficient.
The tap and mountain water in Nepal are generally not safe to drink for tourists. Bottled water, boiling water or using water purification tablets are your best options. Tea and coffee are okay to drink. Yes, the food is safe in Nepal. And delicious! For more information Please Contact us.

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