Everest High Passes Trekking

  • Trip Code:nha104
  • Destination:Nepal
  • Total Duration:20 Days
  • Trip Price:$1490
  • Trip Grade:Challenging
  • Best Time:Spring/Autumn
  • Max Elevation:5545
  • Start Point:Kathmandu
  • End Point:Kathmandu
  • Group Size:min 1 / max 30
  • Accomodation:Lodge to Lodge
  • Transportation:Fly to / from Kathmandu

Trip Highlights

  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing
  • Fly to the mountain airstrip to Lukla
  • Stunning views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama dablam, Makalu and Cho Oyu
  • Colourful Buddhist culture and encounter friendly Sherpa people
  • Visit the local market
  • Cross three popular high passes in the Everest region

Tour Overview

Everest High Passes Trekking is for those who intend on crossing Everest High Passes without any technical climbing. This trekking offers a wonderful experience by exploring the natural beauty, geological magnificence and profound cross-cultural diversities of the area. 

Everest High Passes trekking starts after Kathmandu Day Tour then you take a scenic mountain flight to Lukla. Then, trails pass through Dudh Koshi River, Sagarmatha National Park, rhododendron forest, Sherpa settlements, Gompas, and ancient monasteries; until we reach Namche Bazaar where we spend two nights for acclimatization and exploration.

We continue our trek to Tengboche and finally, we reach to Lobuche after crossing Kongma La pass. The Kongma La pass lies on the way to the Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar. After completing the classic climbing routes to the summit of Everest; we then traverse over the Cho La Pass to the alpine pastures and lakes of Gokyo. From Gokyo RI we enjoy the outstanding views of Everest with other snowy peaks. Also, you can see the Ngozumpa Glacier, the largest glacier int he Himalayas.

From Renjo La pass provides panoramic views of the Everest and other Himalayan ranges. The Renjo-La Pass route is off the beaten track. From the Pass, you can see Gokyo lakes, Rermo Pokhari, and numerous snowy peaks in the background. In addition, en route, you might also see the Himalayan Thar, musk deer, danphe, Himalayan cock roaming around the mountain-sides. After Thame, we will trek downhill to Lukla via Namche and take the flight back to Kathmandu.

November and December are the best times to do Everest High Passes trekking. As the weather accentuated by clear, blue skies with empty, peaceful trails. Everest high passes trekking is only for the extreme adventure enthusiasts. For less experienced trekkers, you can have Everest Cho La Pass Trek.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu & transfer to hotel.

Day 02: Pre-trip meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley. Overnight at hotel

Day 03: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2650m, 3 hrs)

Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 m, 6hrs)

Day 05: Excursion to Everest View Hotel and return to Namche Bazaar

Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3860m, 5 hrs)

Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4410m, 5 hrs)

Day 08: Trek to Chhukung (4700m, 2 hrs)

Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4910m, 6 hrs) via Kongma La pass (5335m)

Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5400m) and back to Gorekshep (5181m, 8 hrs)

Day 11: Hike to Kalapattar (5545m) - Gorekshep - Dzongla (4710 m, 7 hrs)

Day 12: Trek to Dragnak/Thangna via crossing Cho La pass (5370m, 7 hrs)

Day 13: Trek to Gokyo lake (4790m, 4 hrs)

Day 14: Hike to Gokyo RI and back to Gokyo Lake,

Day 15: Trek to Lungden (4300m) via crossing Renjo La pass (5340m, 7 hrs)

Day 16: Trek to Thame (3800m, 4 hrs)

Day 17: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m, 4 hrs)

Day 18: Trek to Lukla (2800m, 7 hrs)

Day 19: Fly back to Kathmandu (1310m)

Day 20: Final departure

Cost Includes

  • Pick up & Drop to & from Airport by private Car/Van/Bus
  • 3 nights’ hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Day sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley by private car/van/bus with a city guide
  • Scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
  • Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park Entry Permit
  • TIMS Card (Trekking Information Management System)
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek
  • Accommodation at Lodges in Twin or Multi sharing basis on the trek
  • An English-speaking, government licensed trekking guide & porter (s)
  • Accommodation, meals, insurance, equipments, salary of guide and porter
  • Airfare Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu for a trekking guide including domestic airport tax
  • All applicable government taxes and service charges
  • Free use of Company's duffel bag
  • Group medical supplies (First Aid medical kit will be provided)

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal Entry Visa
  • Food in Kathmandu such as lunch and dinner
  • All kind of drinks (mineral water, any cold drinks & alcoholic drinks) while on trek
  • Travel, medical & emergency rescue by helicopter (need to pay by your insurance)
  • Your international flight ticket and airport departure tax
  • Expenses of personal nature such as laundry, telephone, bar, tips, etc
  • Tips & Gratuities for trekking guide & porter (s)

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3 of us we had been Nepal for Trekking 5 years ago, I went on a 2 weeks trek around the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal... AMAZING! Bishnu was our fantastic guide and I look forward to organizing our next trek with him in the future. Thanks so much for an awesome trek!

Lou Camp,
Bristol, United Kingdom

" I would like to sincerely recommend Bishnu Lamsal and his agency to whoever is interested in trekking in Nepal and wants to experience both, trekking with an excellent guide and local culture. I met Bishnu 7 years ago when I did Annapurna Base Camp trek with a couple of friends. Bishnu’s professionalism, dedication and willingness to provide an exceptional experience of the mountains, local customs and help us get…

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Sydney, Austrelia

I went trekking with Ram around the Annapurna Mountains, and really the only way to find out how good it was is going there and doing it. You can be sure it will be a safe trip. Ram takes care of his clients, I felt safe even in the most unfammiliar environment. My worries became taking pictures, if any problem possibility came up Ram had already taken care of before…

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