Three Passes Trekking in Everest

Three Passes Trekking in Everest

Trekking in Everest region has many routes that are possible in a short or long time frame. Three passes trekking is a very famous trek in Everest for those who are looking for an additional adventure, excellent view, as well as less tourist traffic. Kongmo La, Chola and Renjola passes are called three passes trekking on Everest. First pass Kongmo La (5535 meters) then visits Everest base camp (5370 m) and climb panoramic viewpoint of the Khumbu Himal ranges from Kalapattar (5545 meters) continues Chola pass (5430 meters), visit Gokyo Lake, climb Gokyo Ri (5480 meters) continues climbing to Renjola pass (5345 meters).

The view from Kongmola passes; Makalu, Cho Yu, Amadablam, Pumori and many others Khumbu Himal. Crossing over at an altitude of 5340 meter "Cho La pass" could be exposed to strong winds if crossing too late. Start to climb steeply that is regularly used over rock and follow the running snow all the time and walk down to Gokyo valley. From Renjola pass can see the spectacular highest peak above eight thousand four peaks and above six thousand to below 8000 m many Mountains View can observe. One of the highlights of the three passes trek traditional village is located (3870 meters) Thame and Thamo then trek join in Namche Bazaar. Finally, return to Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu.

The landscape is varied and spectacular; the lodgings and tracks range from the time-worn paths of the Khumbu, to the isolated and less frequented Kongmola area. Crossing Kongmola than explore the Everest Base Camp as we cross the Cho-La pass, offering a fantastic panoramic view of Makalu and others, Gokyo Lake and Peak (5483 meters) and Renjola pass offering an unbelievable panoramic view of Cho Oyu, Everest and Makalu. Some trekkers search the fourth lake where Mt. Everest reflection on the Lake. Renjola is an awfully famed pass in the Everest area. Bring you an incredible view of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho Oyu. After that the ancient trans-Himalayan trade between Nepal and Tibet has taken place in caravan style through the trails of Nangpala pass, Tibetan sellers walk all the way down to Namche Bazaar with their homemade stuffing and salt for doing their business.

Three passes trekking in Everest are operating as lodge basic where running hot and cold water facilities. Private rooms are available in most guest houses/ Lodge. Some place bathrooms are shared. Asian Hiking Team mention the itinerary starts from anti-lock side Lukla all the way to Kongmola Pass, Chola Pass, Renjola Pass however it is possible to do from the clock side too.

Day by day itinerary

Day 01: Arriving in Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel, overnight Hotel (B).

Day 02: Last preparation for trekking and sightseeing (BB).

Trekking starting 18 days

Day 03: Kathmandu flight to Lukla (2840 m) and trek to Phakding (2640 m), 3.30 hours, overnight Hotel/Guest house (B/L/D).

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazar (3440 m) 5.30 hours, Overnight Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 05: Acclimatization day - rest and sight tour (B/L/D).

Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3768 m), 5 hours, Overnight Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4410 m), 5 hours, Overnight Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 08: Dingboche a full day rest for acclimatization (B/L/D).

Day 09: Trek to Chhukum (4730m) 3.30 hours after lunch climb to Chhukum Ri 5550m (3/4 hours)Overnight Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 10: Kongmala pass (5535m) and trek to Lobuje (4900 m), 9 hours, Overnight Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 11: Trek to Gorep-shep 3 hours, after Lunch - EBC (5370 m) 2/3 hrs and back to Gorep-shep (5170 meters) hours, Overnight Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 12: Early morning climb to Kalapattar (5545 m) 2/3 hours after breakfast to Zongla (4830m), 4 hours, Overnight Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 13: Trek climbs to Cho-la Pass (5330 m) continues to Thangna (4700 m), 8 hours (up and down) (B/L/D).

Day 14: Trek to Gokyo (4790m), 3 hours, Overnight Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 15: Climb Gokyo Ri return to Gokyo, Overnight Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 16: Climb to Renjola Pass (5340 m) and down to Marulung (4210 m), 8 hours, Overnight Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 17: Trek to Thame (3820 m), 4 hours, Overnight Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 18: Trek to Namache Bazar (3440 m), 3 hours, Overnight Lodge (B/L/D).

Day 19: Trek all the way back to Lukla (2840 m), 6/7 hours, Overnight Lodge (same way) (B/L/D).

Day 20: Fly out from Lukla to Kathmandu - shopping and relax rest of the time (B/L/D).

Trekking Finished

Day 21: Departure from Nepal, own way journey or next trip (B).