Everest high pass trek is an exciting adventure in the Himalayas of Nepal. It consists of trekking on popular Everest trails while also seeing unique ornaments (flora and fauna) of the Khumbu region. Although it is inclusive of Everest base camp trek and hike to kalapathar. Throughout we cross three passes in the Everest region -kongma la pass (5,535/18,159ft), Cho la pass (5420m/17,782ft), and Renjo la pass(5,340m/17,520ft) and involving others high mountain passes.

During the trip, routes presents trekkers to the remote and untouched Nangpa la valley, the Sherpa village of Marlung, monastery village of Thame and other scenic villages with great variety of cultural and tradition, colourful festivals and so on. The first high pass of this trek is Renjo la pass. It provides a life time memory of beautiful views of the Everest and other Himalayan range. The Renjo la pass route is off the usually flattened road. At the pass, a several snowy peaks are in the background, which provides an incredible atmosphere. At some stage in Cho la pass trek, there is some short and exciting rise of Gokyo ri, Chukking Ri, Thangnak and Dzonglha.  A daytrip to the fourth and fifth lakes would be a further attraction in Gokyo valley from where the views are boundless. Descending to the Gokyo valley the hike to the Gokyo RI offers great views of Ngozumba glacier. The Gokyo RI is considered as the best view point in the entire Everest region. Crossing the Cho la pass, that is mostly steep climbing, it directs you to the world-famous Everest base camp. Kongma la pass is the last and highest high pass in the Everest region. It is splendid pass which offers charming view of Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu. Trekking down, you visit the Tengboche monastery and sightseeing of the Tibetan Buddhist culture, we make our way back down to Lukla.   

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NOTE: It is recommended that you should arrive in Kathmandu a day earlier before you start your trek (if you do not have a day tour of Kathmandu scheduled). And If you have scheduled Kathmandu day tour you should arrive two days prior from the actual day from trekking.

If you are able to arrive a day earlier, it will be best for you as you will get some time to rest, know about the trekking you are doing, get info about the trekking routes, and you get time to buy trekking equipment if necessary. Similarly, if you can manage a day or two after trekking. In case of any flight delay from Lukla to Kathmandu due to different circumstances you will have lower chance of missing your international flights. Adding some extra days beside actual trekking days will help you enjoy your trip to Nepal to the fullest without having to worry about any preparations, any flight delays, and missing international flights

Highlights of Everest High Pass Trekking

  • Sightseeing tours of historical UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu.
  • Scenic mountain flight to and from Lukla.
  • Visiting Tengboche Monastery. Visiting Namche and Khumjung Village.
  • Unforgettable views of Khumbu Ice fall.
  • View of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Thamserku, Khumbu Ice Fall.
  • Trek to Everest Three High passes.
  • Pass over the Khumbi- La.
  • Pass over the Cho la.
  • Pass over the Renjo la.
  • View from Gokyo Ri.
  • Visit of Gokyo Lake and the Valley.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Welcome to Kathmandu:
  • Day 02: Preparation and sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley:
  • Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Phakding:
  • Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar:
  • Day 05: Rest and Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar:
  • Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche:
  • Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche:
  • Day 08: Rest and Acclimatization day at Dingboche:
  • Day 09: Trek from Dingboche to Chhukung:
  • Day 10: Cross Kongma La pass and Trek to Lobuche:
  • Day 11: Lobuche to Gorak Shep:
  • Day 12: Trek from Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar and Trek to Lobuche:
  • Day 13: Trek from Lobuche to Dzongla:
  • Day 14: Trek from Dzongla to Gokyo via Cho La Pass:
  • Day 15: Rest and Acclimatization day at Gokyo, Climb Gokyo Ri:
  • Day 16: Trek from Gokyo to Marlung via Renjo La Pass:
  • Day 17: Trek from Marlung to Namche Bazaar:
  • Day 18: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla:
  • Day 19: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu:
  • Day 20: Final Departure:

Cost Includes:

  • Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle
  • Three-night accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Full board meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Kathmandu city tours, tour guide, and private transportation
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide.
  • Porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary and equipment. 
  • Accident insurance for all staff
  • Himalayan Scenery trekking map, Trekking T-shirt and duffel bag for trekking
  • Trekking map/ Trekking T-Shirt, and trip achievement certificate
  • First aid medical kit, Oximeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude.
  • ACAP Permit & TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
  • Worst case, help with all rescue and evacuation arrangements.
  • Government taxes & office service charge

 

Cost Excludes:

  • Personal Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa. You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent in foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 passport-size photos.
  • US $ 20 Local Government Tax
  • Snacks /Drinks and other personal expenses
  • Hot showers during the trek
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • WiFi internet and phone call unless it’s free.
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

Note

In Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition, your safety precedes every other thing. As this adventure entrails travelling in the remote mountainous region, we are always at mercy of nature. During the trip, the factors such as whether, natural disaster or multitude of other factors which are beyond our control can subsequently bring the changes in the itinerary. Although all the itinerary we provide to you is guided and standard; please note that your team leader has the authority to alter or even drop the planed itinerary of any part if it is necessary due to safety concern. All the alternations or changes of the standard itinerary are made by the leader by taking into consideration the best interest of the whole group. We give our best effort to stick with the above-mentioned itinerary; however, in case of any unpredicted event which are beyond our control, you need to be flexible and take after the guideline as instructed by your leader.

Note that the company won’t be responsible for any result of alterations on itinerary’s or any delays due to resulting circumstances.

Flight Delay in Kathmandu and Lukla:

Tenzing Hillary Airport also known as Lukla Airport, is the small but busiest airport situated on a wonderful valley fenced by high mountains. This airport has been carved into a mountain ridge and sites by a perilous three-kilometers drop. Because of the high location, the weather around here erratic and is likely to be changed in every few hours resulting flight delays and cancelation.

Twin Otter and Dornier planes are the only the modes of transportation to and from Lukla Airstrip. However, because of the unpredictable weather of the high mountain reason, there is always the risk of flight cancellation or delays. In some cases, the flights are delayed or cancelled for 2 or more days. Due to the long delays in flight schedule it may hinder your trip. However, we Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition, help you to charter helicopter to or from the Lukla Airstrip, in case of flight cancelation or delays due to harsh and unpredictable mountain weather condition. We will provide you the best service to make sure that you are on schedule for your trip and international flight connection.

To charter a helicopter to or from the Lukla Airstrip, you will be charged approximately 2500 USD to 3,000 USD per Helicopter. The helicopter conveys 4 to 5 passengers at a time, so the aggregate chartered fee can be shared amongst the passengers (USD 500 to USD 3000 is applicable per person). The cost of this service is payable directly to our office, and later this can be submitted to the travel insurance company to reimbursement. Our company will provide you with all the required documentations for the claim.

Trip Information

  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Very Strenuous
  • Activity Trekking
  • Max Person 12 Person
  • Accommodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Mx.Altitude 5546 Meter
  • Transportation: By Air
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Min Person: 02 - 12
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