03 High Passes Of Everest - 23 Days

Start from US$ 2500
  • Duration 23 Days
  • Trip Difficulty Challenging
  • Group TypeJoining basis/ Private
  • Max altitude5540 m (Kalapattar)
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Min Pax: Minimum 04
  • Meals in Kathmandu: rooms with breakfast (twin sharing)
  • Transport to tailhead: Flight
  • Accommodation: Lodge/Tea house trip
  • Group Type: Joining basis/ Private
  • Best time : End April to May and October to November
  • Trek Style:
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03 High Passes Of Everest, is strenuous & demanding trek goes over three high passes of Everest region. It's more than anything for the ambitious trekker, who target to cross high passes without the compulsion to any technical climbing. Heading towards Everest base camp through Sherpa land and famous Tengbouche Monastery, we will cross Kongma La, the first pass that offers close up views of Nuptse and Lhotse wall. After capturing classic climbing route to the summit of Mt. Everest in our camera from Khumbu glacier to Kalapattar. We compete for a spectacular traverse over Cho La (next pass) we enter the alpine pastures and lakes of Gokyo to the west, dominated by the great peaks of Cho-Oyu and Gyanchungkang. From Gokyo RI, we gain further outstanding views of Everest before heading over the Renjo La (third pass) to the wild upper Bhote Kosi. Renjo la is virtually less-trekked and offers an alternative route to Namche and Lukla via Thame. This trek is for experienced trekker, who has experience of high altitude trekking and fit.

Trip Highlights

Trip: Ex. Kathmandu

Trip length: 23 days

Trek length: 19 days

Trailhead: Lukla

Access: by flight from Kathmandu

Trek-style: camping with full porterage

Staff: Group leader, cook & appropriate local staff

Maximum altitude: 5540 m (Kalapattar)

Maximum altitude (halt): 4900 m approx.

Best season: End April to May and October



Trip Itinerary


01 Kathmandu arrival (1340 m)

Arrive at the airport in Kathmandu. Loben Expeditions representative will meet you outside the customs and immigration area and transfer you to your hotel. The afternoon is free to relax, recover from jet lag, or explore on your own.


  • Permit & fees for trekking
  • Experience leadership 
  • Hotels in Kathmandu on twin sharing with breakfast
  • All ground transport 
  • Internal airfare (Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu)
  • Yaks/porter to carry equipment
  • All meals (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner) 
  • Duffel bag & Sleeping bags
  • Sightseeing as noted in the itinerary 
  • Comprehensive medial box 
  • Oxygen with the mask set for medical back up
  • Celebration meal in authentic Nepalese cuisine


  • Nepal visa fees 
  • International airfare 
  • Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Travel insurance 
  • Tipping to leader, guides and local staff; 
  • Excess baggage charges & airport taxes; 
  • Items of a personal nature (sodas, alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.). 
  • Optional extension of trip 
  • Emergency Evacuation



Useful Info


Loben Expeditions trips are designed for flexible, energetic people who like to be active and have a spirit of adventure and a positive attitude. We rate this trip as an “Challenging” You should be an experienced hiker in good physical condition. Most days are spent at altitudes above 4000 m (the highest elevation on trek is the hike to the Kalapattar at 5548 m), and our hikes will be between five and six hours & longer some day with walk on steep slopes, screes & moraines.

Porters or pack animals carry most of the gear and camp supplies, leaving you free to hike with only a light day pack. Even so, trekking at high altitudes is strenuous. Exercise at high altitude compounds the physiologic stress. In addition, high altitude may create discomfort and symptoms of illness that you do not experience while exercising at lower elevations, such as shortness of breath, restlessness or sleeplessness at night, and headaches. You need to be in excellent health and top physical condition to enjoy such an experience, with adequate cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, and excellent balance. No technical climbing or other special abilities are required.


Trip Note

Group size: Minimum 04, maximum 16

(A team of above 4 people can request own dates)

Country Representative


  • Loben Expeditions, Country Representative
  • + 9779851051206


  • Loben Expeditions, Country Representative
  • +919733029377

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