Everest Three High Pass Trek
There are numerous treks in Everest area. Most people try Everest Base camp trek and that is one of the best trek in Everest area. Besides the base camp if you are making three high passes you get an incredible view of the whole area. Three high pass trekking is challenging and adventurous too. This demanding trek gives you opportunity to observe many of the 8000m peak including Choyu, Lhotse and Makalu besides Everest. This is an ideal trek to observe the Everest from different angles. It totally depends on the weather condition but it does not need any technical climbing.
Everest three high pass trek at a glance
Maximum elevation: 5,550 meter
Number of Days: 16 days of walking which include two days for acclimatization
Difficulty level: Strenuous or demanding, walking in high altitude for significant days
Accommodation: Tea house during the trek and hotel in Kathmandu
Transportation: Private transfer and by flights
Price: $1680 per person
Best time to go: March- May and September-November
Highlights of Everest Three High Pass Trek
The most adventurous trek of Everest area which take to the three important and high pass of the area, namely Renjo-La (5,465 m.), Cho-La (5,420 m.) and Kongma-La (5,5535 m.),
Superb view of Everest from Gokyo-Ri and Kalapathhar with the view from high passes also,
Achieve the thrilling adventure while crossing the all high passes in the area,
A scenic flight to and fro to Lukla and landing at the most thrilling airport of the world,
Gives opportunity to discover series of glacial lakes which are normally seems turquoise blue in color due to reflection of light and the lake is important even for the aspect of biodiversity because of migrating bird during summer,
A day to discover the world famous monuments in Kathmandu,
An extra contingency day or free day after the trip if weather matters, accommodation included for that day also and the day can be utilized to do shopping, to take rest or optional sightseeing,
Gives opportunity to observe Sherpa culture and visit one of the biggest monasteries of the area, Tyangboche monastery,
The best view of Everest from different angles and perspectives,
Can sight musk deer, Himalayan Thar, Nepal’s national bird pheasant, and national flower rhododendron during the trek
Why I have to do Everest Three High Pass trek?
The Everest Three High pass Trek is only complete trek that covers all the attraction of Everest area. The major attraction of this trek is not only the high passes of Renjo-La, Cho-la and Kongma-La but the best view points of Everest like Kalapathhar and Gokyo-Ri are included in the trip. The combined view of Gokyo lakes and Everest range from top of Renjo-La is an unforgettable experience for everybody who reaches Renjo-La.
All “must do” in the Khumbu region like Gokyo lake, Kalapathhar, Namche Bazar, Everest Base Camp, Tyangboche monastery and Chhukung a gateway to island peak is included in the itinerary.
Kongma-La pass offers the best view of Mt. Amadbalam, Mt. Thamserku and Mt. Kangtenga.
Difficulty level of the Everest Three High Pass Trek
The Everest Three High Pass Trek is very demanding trek and one must be very fit to complete the trek successfully. Previous exposure to higher elevation is very beneficial. The trek needs significant hours of continuous walking in the higher elevation especially during the days in which the high passes are included. One can suffer from acute mountain sickness or high altitude sickness even from 3,500 meters above sea level. If you develop a symptom of high altitude sickness you stop for few days or go lower elevation and when you find yourself in good condition you can continue. Rescue helicopters are available; make sure your insurance will cover helicopter and medical expense after that. We have 90% success rate for Everest Three High Pass trek. Our motive is to complete your trips successfully; we are not scammers of the helicopters. We do not recommend Everest Three High Pass trek for the people with heart problems, lungs problem, serious asthma, high blood pressure and acute diabetes. Even this trek is not good for pregnant trekkers. Access your medical history and consult your doctor before choosing to do Everest Three High Pass trek.