The Everest three pass trek 16 days is an amazing journey through the Everest-Gokyo region offering you the ultimate trekking experience.
In this trek, you will witness spellbinding mountain views. Along with the glaciers, ancient valleys, and challenging passes. This trek is great for the ambitious trekkers who have the determination to cross three of the highest passes- Kongma La- 5535 meters, Cho La- 5360 meters and Renjo La- 5385 meters.
In this trek, the trekkers fly from Kathmandu to Lukla before beginning the trek. You will hike through stunning Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche and other equally beautiful places. The locals that are the Sherpas who are famous for climbing the mountains. You will be able to experience their unique culture and lifestyle.
Also, the Sagarmatha National park that aims at protecting the diverse flora and faunas lies under the Khumbu region. Here you will see the different exotic species like Musk deer, mountain goat, snow leopard etc.
On the way you will see many bridges, monasteries, chortens with colorful Buddhist flags which gives life to the rough terrain of the mountains.
The best time to take this trek is from March to May in Spring and from September to November in Autumn.
This is a physically demanding trek, so you must be physically fit before going for this trek. And, the previous trekking experience is a bonus for this trek.
Overall, this trek is a perfect amalgamation of amazing landscapes, unconventional culture and thrilling adventure that you don’t want to miss.
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Everest Three Pass Trek Highlights
- Adventurous flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and back
- Visit historical Tengboche monastery
- Mesmerizing view of the Khumbu Icefall
- Amazing sunrise from Kalapathar
- Witness the unique culture of the Sherpa people
- Cross the enthralling passes (Kongma La 5535 m, Cho La 5360 m, Renjo La 5385 m)
Everest Three Pass Trek Map
The Everest three pass trek map, also known as the Everest circuit trek. The trek starts and ends at Lukla (2,800 m), the trail also requires first crossing Kongma-La Pass (5535 m), then the Chola Pass (5,360 m) and then the Renjo La (5,535 m). The route also takes you to Gokyo-Ri at 5,483 m, the Everest Base Camp at 5,380 m.
|Day 01||Arrive in Kathmandu||1400m||-|
|Day 02||Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding||2651m||3 hrs|
|Day 03||Phakding to Namche Bazaar||3438||5-6 hrs|
|Day 04||Acclimatization day||3700m||5 hrs|
|Day 05||Trek to Tengboche||3956m||5 hrs|
|Day 06||Trek to Dingboche||4440m||4-5 hrs|
|Day 07||Trek to Lobuche via Kongma La Pass||4940m||10 hrs|
|Day 08||Trek to Gorak Shep (Day trip to EBC)||5368m||7- 8 hrs|
|Day 09||Trek to Lobuche (Morning hike to Kala Patthar)||5545m||6-7 hrs|
|Day 10||Trek to Dzongla||4830m||4 hrs|
|Day 11||Trek to Gokyo via Chola Pass||4800m||8-9 hrs|
|Day 12||Acclimatization day||5367m||4 hrs|
|Day 13||Trek to Marlung via Renjo La Pass||4210m||7-8 hrs|
|Day 14||Trek to Namche Bazaar||3438m||5-6 hrs|
|Day 15||Trek to Lukla||2860m||7-8 hrs|
|Day 16||Fly back to Kathmandu||1400m||35 minutes|