Everest Three High Passes trek, also known as Everest Circuit Trek, is 17 days of a strenuous, yet adventurous hike to the Everest region. Crossing Cho La Pass, Kongma La Pass, and Renjo La Pass with hikes to Kala Patthar and Gokyo Lakes make this best-selling among high-altitude freaks.
Three High Passes on Everest are remnants of eroded glaciers. At over 5,000 metres, crossing Everest's three high Passes, glaciers, Everest base camp trek, and Gokyo lakes trek all make up a common name, Everest Circuit trek.
What are Three High Passes?
Cho La Pass at 5,420 metres, Renjo La Pass at 5,340 metres, and Kongma La Pass at 5,535 metres are generally known as Everest Three High Passes.
Completing these high passes on foot gives the ultimate Everest experience. You'll encounter harsh climatic conditions and a glimpse of the entire Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and more. Further, crossing these high passes makes you physically and mentally confident to climb 6,000 metres of trekkers peak.
Places you will Hike in 20 days Three Passes
Since Everest Three Passes makes the Everest Circuit trek, you'll hike through every known village of Khumbu.
First, you'll land at Lukla and hike to Phakding, Monjo, and Namche. From Namche, you'll trek to Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, Gorak Shep, Everest Base Camp, and Kala Patthar. Thus, you'll first complete the classic Everest trekking route.
From Gorak Shep, you'll trek to Thangnak, Gokyo Lake, and Gokyo valley via Cho La Pass. From Gokyo, you'll climb to Kongma La Pass before making a descent to Thame, home to the heroes of Everest. Thame is home to Tenzing Norgay, the first Everest summiter.
Throughout these settlements, you'll witness the preserved Sherpa culture, their lifestyle, and warm hospitality.
Three Passes - is this trip right for you?
Everest Three Passes are over 5,000 metres in the Himalayas, and the route is rugged. Hence, the Everest Three High Passes Trekking is a strenuous grade trek in the Everest region.
This trek, also known as Everest Circuit Trek, circuits Kala Patthar, Gokyo Lakes, Three High Passes, and several locales of Khumbu. The hikes over these terrains are arduous.
The long hike hours over the steep terrains are tiring. Also, crossing all three passes over 5,000 metres won't be an easy hike. On top, altitude sickness kicks in to make the hike even more strenuous.
But, to make the hike less strenuous, our Everest Three High Passes itinerary has adequate acclimatisation. Further, our trek guides and porters ensure your utmost comfort and safety. This high passes trek is suitable for those trekkers who are physically fit and able to walk in High altitude.
Everest - Three High Passes trek in Autumn and Spring
The trip bookings for the Everest Three Passes trek are now open in Dream Dream Heaven Adventure. With overwhelming trekkers in Spring and all successful Everest region treks, Dream Heaven is preparing for Three Passes Trek fixed departures for Autumn 2022 and Spring 2023.
We operate this trip with a fixed number of clients. On top, the high volume of reservations and queries are making our trip sell faster. Join together for Three High Passes Trek on the Everest region with us. Our expert-designed itinerary, adequate rest, decent accommodation, experienced guides, and well-organised logistics will make your trip the best.