Three Passes trek is the best option for adventures trekkers who are interested to do high pass trekking in Everest region. They are Renjola pass (5435), Chola pass (5420m) and Kongma-la Pass(5535m).
Three Passes Trek is the best option for adventures trekkers who are interested to do high pass trekking in Everest region. To complete this trail it takes at least 19 days. It can be extended few more days if they deserve rest days in some places. In this trekking, you get an opportunity to cross three high passes of Everest region. They are Renjola pass (5435), Chola pass (5420m) and Kongma-La Pass(5535m). This trekking offers natural grandeur of world’s high altitude places with magnificent views of towering mountains. As the trekking trail goes via Sherpa villages, the trekkers can also observe the authentic lifestyle of mountain people. Like other trekking of Everest region, this trekking also starts from Lukla after 35 minutes mountain flight from Kathmandu. In the early days, it follows the route leads to Namche Bazaar, the main junction of all Everest trekking
Three passes trek from Namche Bazaar it takes the path to Thame village and Lungdhen. The next morning of arrival in Lungdhen you’ll move to cross first pass Renjola. Crossing Renjola you get down to beautiful mountain lake Gokyo and sleep in the mountain lodge nearby Gokyo Lake. Next morning first of all the trekking guide takes you to climbing Gokyo Ri for enchanting views of Mt. Everest and other high mountains, Gokyo lake, and glacier. After lunch, the path of second adventurous high pass Chola pass begins. Crossing Chola pass, you’ll trek up to Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar. Then trek back for crossing third and last pass Kongmala. After Kongmala pass you’ll take one day rest in Chhukung valley. From next day follow the route of Namche Bazaar and while arrival at Lukla, the exciting trekking ends. Finally, the next morning you’ll fly back to Kathmandu.
Everest three pass trekking is a great place to enjoy and experience the high altitude adventure with Himalayan Smiles on this awesome trek crossing over and above 5, 400 meters ridges. While experience the absolute wilderness with only the sound of crackling and movement of ice and glaciers and howling cold wind and breeze with enough high altitude bright sun during the daytime.
Everest three passes includes Renjo-la (5,435), Cho-la (5,420m), Kongma-la (5,535m)offers incredible vista of Mt. Everest (8,848m) Lhotse (8,516 m), Cho-Oyu (8, 201m), Nuptse (7,855m) Mt. Pumori (7,161 m) Amadablam (6,812 m) and world’s 5th highest Mt. Makalu (8,463 m) with many adjoining peaks in the comfort of nice cozy lodge on route trekking, offering outmost hospitality of the Sherpa “The Highlanders of Himalaya” and the guidance of expert Himalayan Smiles Guides and strong cheerful porters.
Three passes trek is wonderful adventure Everest Three Passes located within Sagarmatha National Park with an area of 1,148 Sq. Kms. Sagarmatha name for Everest in Nepali and Chomolungma in Sherpa and Tibetan. It is located north-east of Khumbu region in Nepal, this high altitude park added to the list of World Heritage Sites in 1979.
The famed bloom of rhododendrons occurs during spring (April and May) although another flora is most colorful during the monsoon season (June to August). And also animals are likely seen on route trek that are Himalayan Thar, Ghoral, Serow(mountain goats)and musk deer.
The snow leopard and Himalayan black bear are present but rarely sighted, other mammals’ are the weasel, marten, Himalayan mouse hare (pika), and jackal and langur monkey.
Crossing Everest three pass trek with breathtaking views in remote corners of Khumbu and Everest area with time visiting the old Buddhist monastery makes this adventure enjoyable and mesmerizing with great support and guidelines of Himalayan Smile services with expert guides showing you the wonders of Himalaya like flora/fauna, culture and mountain panorama.