Everest Three Passes Trek is the best high passes trek for those trekkers who are a bit experienced and daring to challenge the giant Himalayas of the Everest region. Everest Three (3) high passes trekking includes Renjo La, Gokyo valley with a lake, Cho La pass, and Kongma La.
The view of panoramic of the popular Himalayas and exotic Gokyo Valley truly mesmerizes you throughout the year but for a certain period. Everest Three Passes Trek gives more beautiful and heavenly sights. Its beauty with some thrills will make a specific place in your life that you will never be able to pretermit.
Major Attraction of Everest Three Passes Trek
The major attraction of the Everest Three Passes Trek is the panoramic view of some of the highest peaks in the world. From here you reach exotic Gokyo valley with a lake that paves the way to Cho La Pass. Chola is located in Khumbu Valley at an elevation of 5,420 meters. While on the way to Cho La, one crosses the Ngozumpa glacier. The trail meets the classic Everest Base Camp route in the east.
Renjo La Pass
Renjo la is one of the passes of Everest's three passes trek which is at the height of 5360m. It offers a journey in a remote area yet, is beautifully blessed by nature. It gives an amazing view of Mount Everest, Mount Nuptse, Mount Lhotse, and Mount Makalu making the trek more beautiful and adventurous. The path is recently built for the pass and can be used by yaks too. The major attraction of Renjo la pass is the Khumbu region giving the interactions with the Sherpa cultures.
Cho la pass
Cho la pass is yet another pass in the Everest Three Passes Trek. It is one of the highest passes in the Everest region. It provides a glance at beautiful mountains having heights of more than 8000m. It gives an adventurous experience with the challenging paths and tough Cho la border. The scenarios are amazing with high mountains, glacial lakes, and Sherpa culture. On the way to Cho La pass, we visit different monasteries and beautiful waterfalls. Crossing the path filled with snow with different ups and downs would give an amazing experience in Cho la pass.
Kongma la Pass
Kongma la is the highest pass of Everest Three Passes Trek being at an altitude of 5528m. It gives an unbelievable panoramic view of the mountains. It is generally less crowded and less visited by people and is the most challenging of all. Kongma la pass takes you to Chhukung village giving the most stunning and detailed views of several mountains. The stimulating paths and wonderful views make the pass more daring and exciting.
Difficulties of Everest Three Pass Trek
It is a physically challenging task to ascend Chola requiring crampons for the slippery path. Kongma La pass is at an altitude of 5,535 m (18,160 ft) located between Chukhung and Lobuche villages. While returning from base camp trekkers can attempt Kongma La. Among three passes (Renjo La, Cho La, and Kongma La) Kongma La is the highest pass. Renjo La pass is located in Khumbu Valley at an altitude of 5,360 m (17,585 ft). Renjo La is in the eastern front of Lungden leaving Gokyo to the west. The path to it is very difficult and passing it during winter is very hard to deal with.
Best Time to Travel Everest Three Passes Trek
The best time duration for the Everest Three Pass trek is Spring (March, April, and May) and Autumn (September, October, and November) when the climate is warm and sunny.
Food During Everest Passes Trek
Regarding the food, all kinds of meals will be provided to you on time during the trek. The major and somehow best foods provided are toast or chapati, eggs, potatoes, porridge, fried Mars Bars, and tea or coffee for breakfast; and rice, lentil soup, curried potatoes with vegetables, greens, and papad for lunch. Light foods will be provided for dinner which will help maintain the balance of food and will not affect the health condition. Western meals like a burger, pizza, oily foods, tobacco, and alcohol should be avoided as far as possible.
Permits and Regulations of Everest Three Passes Trek
For Everest Three Pass Trek, you will need a TIMS permit and a Sagarmatha National Park permit. If you are going via trekking companies, those permits will be arranged by those companies. But if you are planning to go on your own, you will need to take your TIMS permit from Kathmandu, and a Sagarmatha National park permits from Monjo. Monjo is a village checkpoint that you will pass on the first day of your trek.
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