Everest three passes trek Nepal Itinerary
3 passes trek is linking with all corners of Everest region, High mountain landscape, greenery meadows and high passes alpine plateau. three passes trek total length is around 148 kilometer / 92 miles distance and it requires 17 days hike for the round trip. 3 pass trek has been a more popular and demandable trek for the solo independent traveller to small group trekkers.
Three passes trek vs Everest base camp is a remarkable high pass trek in the ultimate Everest experience. The 3 passes trek is through a remote alpine highland area of Sherpa hubs, Various landscapes, charming Sherpa village, Namche Bazaar, the Birthplace of Apa Sherpa “village THAME” who summits 21 time top of the world highest peak Mt. Everest, glory Gokyo lake, and largest Khumbu glacier.
Meanwhile, the Everest Three Passes trek is also a moderately and difficult trek, connecting with almost every part of the Everest region, which requires a lot of stamina for hiking skills, need to prepare well equipment with mini microspikes. The 3 passes Nepal trekking area has always snow and ice on the passes.
3 passes trek difficulty
3 passes Trek Itinerary is a challenging and long length 17 days hikes strenuous trek, The journey takes specific high elevation to passes, the high altitude mountain (Bhanjyang), Renjo la pass 4,790 meters, Cho la Pass 5,420 meters, and Kongma-La pass 5,310 meters.
The best options route are clockwise to do Everest high passes trek that summit Gokyo Ri 5,420 m (17,782 ft), Kala Patthar 5,644 m (18,519 ft). Chhukung Ri 5,550 meters (18,209 ft) or Mhra peak without climbing permits, from these Trekking peaks, you able to film – take photographs of beautiful mountains Mt. Everest, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and many white peaks, it is a breath-taking mountain view.
The more hidden Peaks surrounding 3 passes Everest Trek
Enhance, there are many hidden Peaks, surrounding the 3 passes Everest Trek, the Sundar Peak 5,360 m in Thame, Nangkartshang peak 5,100 M in Lungden, Ngozumpa Tse Peak 5,553 M in Gokyo, Awi Peak 5,245 M in Zhong la, Pokalde peak (Dolma Ri 5,806 m) in Kongma-La ridge, Chukhung Ri 5,546 in Chhukung, and Nagartsang Peak 5,083 M in Dingboche. so if your time permits to ascend all peaks then can add some more extra days.
Three passes trek distance km
Three passes trek vs Everest base camp Length is in the totals distances 148 kilometres, per day hike approximately 11.5 Kilometer, though depending on altitudes area, low altitudes can hike more than 11.5 km and above the 5,000 altitudes is less km.
3 passes Everest Trek is not recommending without a guide
3 passes trek is not recommendable without guides and porters for independent solo travelers, the reason is miserable trails, difficult ascent climbs, icy, slippery Cliffs, high altitude pass, often change the weather.
Nepal wilderness trekking guide team is expert for the 3 passes trek route, we do lead small group and solo trekkers every day at season time, our guide knows all and every corner of the Everest region, because of a local guide who done three high passes trek uncountable, every month at season time, so guides know every stone steps, mountains, peoples, cultures, area parameter trails
Everest high passes Trip Highlights
- 3 Best Places for Photographer during Everest high passes Trek from Gokyo Ri, Kalapathar, and Chhukung Ri.
- The unsurpassed breathtaking view of Mount Everest, Cho Oyu, and Makalu from Gokyo Ri, Kalapathar and Chhukung
- Experience vibrant Sherpa communities cultural heritage
- Stunningly Buddhism religious old monasteries
To do three passes trek is only 2 types of permit required, that is Everest National Park Entry Permit and Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit.