Everest Three Pass Trek

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destination
Everest Region
duration 21 days
maximum altitude 5500m
trip difficulty moderate
total cost $2450 $2440
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On arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu, your guide will be there to greet you with the Soul Himalaya banner and then drive to the hotel. Once there you can unwind and rest, hook into the free wifi or explore the local area. During the evening there will be a welcome dinner to meet with your trekking guide of this amazing trip.

(The itineraries are made with our best but we always respect the tailor-made program upon the interest of our guests.)

 

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Altitude

1350M

After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, we’ll have a trip orientation to learn about your stay in Nepal and answer any questions/concerns about the trip. Most importantly, after the briefing, we will go through the checklist of all the required gears and items and make sure you are equipped for the journey. If you require more items, there are many local trekking shops to accommodate what you need.

After checking each person is fully equipped, we’ll go out on a Kathmandu Sightseeing Day Tour, around one of the important cultural hubs of the valley. Kathmandu city alone holds four heritage sites that are listed under the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list. 

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1350M

Our early morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla offers spectacular panoramic views of the eastern Himalayas: Langtrant, Gauri-Sankar, Numbur, Manglungtse, and finally Everest. It is a lovely 45 min flight to Lukla (2700m), where Sherpas are waiting for us with special equipments. Our trek begins with a short descent to the Dudh Koshi valley. From the village of Chaurikharka (2621m), the road runs north through the Sherpa villages where wheat, potatoes, corn and vegetables are grown. We cross Dudh Koshi on a suspended wooden bridge. 

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Altitude

2600M

It is a short but sure ascent to the capital of the Sherpa country. Namche Bazaar has the largest market in the Upper Khumbu region, a colorful location, and home to many Hindu and Tibetan people. On the way, you can enjoy fantastic views of Thamserku (6608 m), Everest (8d48m), and Lhotse (8511m)

Elevation: +1040m/-350m

Walking: 5-6 hours

Altitude

3400m

Enjoy a day at leisure in Namche, the most important city in this region. Numerous lodges and restaurants are found here at the starting point of the trek towards Everest. It is an ideal place to acclimatize to the high altitude before the trek begins. According to your desire, we can embark on a half-day hike to the height of Namche Bazar where the ancient monastery at Khumjung offers a chance to see a fascinating sacred relic kept under lock and key. Khumjung Village itself is also well worth a look as is the famous Hillary School. The stunning landscapes of mountain pastures and small and small well-ordered fields await. We can admire the sunset over the Ama Dablam, Nuptse, and Everest over Namache.

Hiking: 4 hours

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3400M

Descend down through the forest to the small village of Dramo. Then we climb up to Thame, the gateway to the Nangpa La valley. In Thame, we may be lucky enough to meet Apa Sherpa, the record holder of Everest climbs, with 21 successful summits to the date. In the late afternoon, we can climb up to the beautiful monastery above Thame.

Elevation: +690m/-350m

Walking: 4 hours

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3800M

For perfect acclimatization, today we climb Sumdur and discover a belvedere with striking panoramic views. We immerse ourselves in the secret valley of Nangpa La and can imagine the nearby border of Tibet. At the top, an incredible display awaits: Pasang Lamu Peak, Cho Oyu (8201m) and many +7000m mountains stand in front of our eyes. Return to the Lodge.

Elevation: +980m/-980m

Walking: 4 hours

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Altitude

5500M

We climb steadily to Lungde, at the foot of the Renjo La. We pass through pretty sheepfolds in valleys and enjoy beautiful views of the surrounding peaks. We cross Tibetans descending from Nangpa La to the market of Namche.

Elevation: +600m/-70m

Walking: 5 to 6 hours

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 Camp or lodge 

Altitude

4400M

 Its a long day, we start early morning. After 3 hours of steady climbing, we reach to very beautiful lakes in the middle of a spectacular mountain cirque. As we approach the pass, our route steepens. The views are breathtaking: 180° of summits from Cho Oyu to Taboche Peak, including Gyachung Kang, Pumori, Everest, Nuptse, Makalu, and Cholastse. A festival of alpine aesthetics! We descend quickly to Gokyo, the beautiful blue lake in a permanent line of sight.

Elevation: +80m/-640m

Walking: 7 hours

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Altitude

4790M

For those who are motivated, we get up at dawn to climb the Gokyo Ri and enjoy the sunrise from a roof of the world. A short day, perfect to recover before attacking Cho la. We cross the beautiful Gokyo moraine, which offers a view of the north face of Cho Oyu.

Elevation: + 80m / -180m

walk: 3 hours

Accommodation: Lodge

 

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Altitude

4840M

The four-hour climb to Cho La begins gently and becomes increasingly steep. A beautiful glacial atmosphere greets us at the pass at the foot to the summits of Lobuche. After 30 minutes of descent, we reach almost flat (often snowy area) with a phenomenal panorama from where we descent to Dzongla.

Elevation: +770m/-610m

Walking: 7 to 8 hours

Accommodation: Lodge

 

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Altitude

4940M

A beautiful day with beautiful views! We descend to Chola Khola before climbing gently through pastoral lands at the foot of the Khumbu glacier.

Elevation: +220m/-140m

Walking: 3 hours

Accommodation: Lodge

 

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Altitude

5545M

The morning walk leads on a gradual trail with few short steeps up gaining high altitude with superb views of Mt. Pumori, Lingerie, Khumbutse, and Mt. Everest. After few hours of scenic trekking reaching at Gorakshep after walking past moraine and glaciers, Gorakshep with few nice lodges for an overnight stop, this isolated spot located beneath Kalapathar Hill and Pumori peak on route Everest base camp.

 

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5500M

Morning climb to Kalapathar for a fantastic view of Mt. Everest and other adjoining peaks, Kalapathar at 5,545 m offers the entire south face of Mt. Everest at the closest, after an exciting moment heading back to Gorakshep and continue the trek all the way to Lobuche for lunch and overnight stop, afternoon at leisure rest and preparation for the last high pass of the adventure.

 

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Altitude

4740M

Today our last tough and Big Day! crossing the last pass over Kongma La, starting early before dawn, morning walk leads towards Khumbu glacier and moraine, walk with care on the misleading icy glacial path, from here onwards our route leads on a rocky trail beneath Kongma-la and the peak of Kongma or Mehra, after a short good rest traverse the Kongma-La pass at 5,535 m / 18,159 ft enclosed between the great Nuptse wall, Mehara and Pokalde peaks, after a long descend walk leads on a pleasant trail to join at Imjatse wide valley with incredible views of Island peak, Amadablam, and other high peaks.


 

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Altitude

4500M

Leaving Dingboche with super morning views of Amadablam, and then on a downhill walk with a short climb then losing altitude heading past Pangboche and from the bridge back into tree lines with an hour climb to Tengboche Monastery, a beautiful and scenic spot surrounded with mountain views including Everest and majestic Amadablam, time here to visit Tengboche interesting monastery.

 

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3400M

Morning walk leads to a long descend reaching at Imjatse River in Phunge Tenga, after crossing a bridge with a short steep uphill and then on a gradual winding trail to Namche Bazaar, after a short break at Namche, continue to walk on the downhill to Dudh Kosi River valley, and then with short ups and downs to reach at the entrance and exit gate of Sagarmatha National Park, a short walk from brings you at Monjo village for an overnight stop.

 

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Altitude

2600M

After a marvelous and enjoyable time on high Khumbu valley and ridges with super Everest Three Passes trek, our last day walks of this adventure leads you back to Lukla, reaching by Lunch and for last overnight stop, after lunch free and celebrate dinner with fellow members, staff and guides.

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Included 

Altitude

2800M

If the weather permits the flights, we take a return flight to Kathmandu in the morning. In clear weather, the views of the Himalayan Mountains are spectacular. Transfer to our hotel. After lunch, we visit Bhaktapur, a sumptuous pedestrian city located 15 km from Kathmandu: the most beautiful of the three imperial cities of the valley.

Free day in Kathmandu or Options

Visit Pashupatinath: Hindu pilgrimage site of high importance on the bank of Bagmati River, considered holy, where cremations take place.

Visit Bouddhanath: an impressive Buddhist monument with Budda’s discerning eyes, surrounded by a multitude of monasteries.

 

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 Included. 

Altitude

2800M

You are saying good bye to the mountains as your journey in Nepal comes to an end today!
There is nothing to do but swap emails with your travel companions and organise your photos.
If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing in Kathmandu, and please ask if you require any more of our services.

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Breakfast included  

Altitude

1350m

excludes

Nepalese visa fee

  • International air tickets
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Emergency evacuation costs
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu (due to unforseeable reasons):
  • Early arrival or late departure
  • Early return from a trek (due to weather etc)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu (also in the case of early returns or late departures than scheduled program)
  • Personal expenses
  • phone calls,
  • laundry,
  • bar bills,
  • extra drinks,
  • battery recharging,
  • extra porters,
  • bottle or boiled water,
  • hot shower, etc.
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)
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