Everest Three Passes Trek is one of the most adventurous, challenging, and complete trek passes of the Everest region. It is one of the most desirable highest passes in the Khumbu region. This trek includes the circular route of the Everest region. 3 passes trek is all about greeting the challenging adventurous as it is more crucial then Everest Base Camp trek.
The three high passes of the trek include the Renjo La Pass (5435m), Cho La Pass (5420m), and Kongma La Pass (5535m). The trek has its own challenge but having said that it also has its own refinement with the alluring village, diverse culture, flora, and fauna on its way.
The Major Attraction of Everest Three Passes
Renjo La Pass
Ranjo La pass is one of the most beautiful trekking routes of the Everest region which offers to explore the richest culture and vegetation of the remote of the Khumbu region. The beautiful Renjo la pass trekking rewards the trekkers with the rich culture of the native sherpas and never-ending Himalaya’s ranges.
Everest Renjo la trek begins with the risking yet enterprising flight to Lukla. Renjo la pass altitude is 5435m high above the sea level and this highness offers the highest peaks’ views including Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Makalu. The Ranjo la trek leads through the Sagarmatha National Park and the lush forest of rhododendron, juniper, and pine. The trek moves ahead with the rich culture of Sherpa and the heartwarming views. The trek route is crowded as more people are traveling to spend the solitude time on the lap of the Himalayas.
Highlights of the trek: Renjo La Pass
- Enjoying the Buddhist traditions and ancient Buddhist monasteries
- Walking over the long suspension bridge with the colorful traditional Buddhist flags
- Beautiful landscape of the Himalayas with deserve vegetation
- The dazzling outlook of Ranjo La pass
- Colossal scenery of the mountains all around
- Exploring the flora fauna
Cho La Pass
Cho la pass trek is another beautiful passes trekking destination of the Everest region. It is one most confrontational and sensational trekking routes of Nepal. The altitude of the Cho la pass is 5420 m from the sea level. It offers the specular mountain views and cold breezy weather. The walk through the bank of the Dudh Khosi River is enjoyable.
Everest Cho las pass trek is thrilling and exciting at the same time. The hike through the beautiful and ever-flowing waterfall, tranquil monasteries, and never-ending landscape of the beautiful mountains are eyes taking. The thrill develops to climb the peak of the Cho la pass is wonderful. The peak of the trek allows the amazing and mesmerizing perception of the Gokyo lake.
Highlights of the trek: Cho La Pass
- Passing one of the highest passes of the Everest region
- The panoramic views of the highest mountains
- The heavenly outlooks of the lake from the top
- Incredible décor of the Everest on its best
- Wonderful hike along with the world heritage site: Sagarmatha national park
Kongma La Pass
Everest Kongma la pass is another famous yet most difficult trek of the Everest region. Due to the difficulties, Kongma la pass is less crowded as compare to Renjo la pass and Cho la pass. The altitude of the Kongma la pass is 5535 m above the sea level. Due to the high altitude, this trek becomes difficult and somehow dangerous too.
Highlights of the trek: Kondma Las Pass
- The very beautiful landscape of the Khumbu region
- The stunning views of glacier falling from the Everest Base Camp
- Rocky mountains welcoming all the way
- Less crowd and better solitude
Everest Three Passes Trek Difficulties
Everest three passes are 5400 m above the sea level, the altitude is already very high. The trekkers can have altitude sickness due to the lack of oxygen. The attitude becomes the major difficulty in the passes trek. The proper acclimatization is highly recommended during the trek.
Altitude only can’t be the difficulties during the 3 passes trek. Long hiking day and the cold weather. The weather can’t be in the favor always and it can really hit hard during the trek. If the season is favorable then these difficulties may not occur. But the temperature goes down rapidly during the night time.
All the trekkers have not had the experience of the long day walk. The three passes trek include the walk through the Rocky Mountains and the snowy road. Trekkers have to cross some of the glaciers on the way, some glacier makes the trek risky and the difficult. Before the Cho La pass, there is the long glacier and it needs around 40 minutes to pass and the fear of melting the glacier makes the trekkers terrified. Due to the risk of melting the ice during sunlight that glacier needs to cross before the 10 in the morning.
And the major difficulties that may occur during the three passes is the remote region. This trekking region is all remote there can’t be any hospital nor medicine during the emergency. The food and water availability is very low on Everest passes. One should carry all his needy things enough to himself.
Best Time To Hike Everest High Passes
Spring and autumn are known as the best time to trek to the Everest high passes. This season has a rewarding climate for the Everest region trek, weather is clear as compared to other seasons and temperatures can go on a favor. Although the fearless and adventurous can enjoy other seasons as well. If you want to make the risky and fearful and memorable trek, you may join any time of any season.
The 3 passes trek is the most heavenly trek so you can enjoy anytime as we provide the best guide team to you.
Trip Additional Information
Meals And Accommodations
The Everest three passes trek becomes efficient as there are many local tea houses in the Everest region. The meals are locally available meals. The meals are hygienic and healthy. Rooms are available with good conditions and heaters.
Guide And Porters
We will provide you an experienced license professional guide and the required map to the high passes. Also, we will arrange a porter as per your group requirements.
What To Take
You must have to take all of your necessary things. One must carry warm clothes and a sleeping bag. Power bank, maps, medicine, water, hand wash as some of the hotels doesn’t provide it. You carry all of your useful things on your own. Everest high passes don’t have many shops after a certain time and cost may be high there.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1400m)
Day 02: Fly to Lukla (2804 meters), trek to Phakding (2610 meters), 3 hours.
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3441 meters), 5.30 hours.
Day 04: Namche Bazaar Acclimatization day.
Day 05: Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3860 meters, 5 hours.
Day 06: Trek to Dingboche (4350 meters, 5.30 hours.
Day 07: Hike to Chhukung (4710 meters) trek back to Dingboche, 4.30 hours.
Day 08: Trek to Chhukung.
Day 09: Trek Kangmala pass to Lobuche (4910 meters), 5 hours.
Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5365 meters) then back to Gorak Shep (5180 meters), 8 hours.
Day 11: Hike up to Kalapattar (5545 meters) and trek back to Dzongla (4620m.)
Day 12: Dzongla to Thangna (4650 m.), Over the Cho La Pass ( 5368m)
Day 13: Thangna to Gokyo (4750m.)
Day 14: Gokyo to Renjola Pass to Lungdel.
Day 15: Lungdel to Thame.
Day 16: Trek to Namche or Phakding as you like.
Day 17: Trek to Lukla.
Day 18: Morning flight back to Kathmandu. 30 minutes.
Day 19: Departure.