Everest High Pass Trek

Trip Information
  • Trip Duration22 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Trip Grade Strenuous
  • Max. Altitude 5, 445m
  • Trip Type Trekking
  • Accommodation Tea House
  • Transport Fly in - Fly Out
  • Best trek for every ambitious trekker
  • Eliminates the requirement of mandatory technical peak climbing skills
  • Involves crossing the Kala Pattar, Everest Base Camp and Kongma La pass
  • Scopes to get non-technical routes on various mountain peaks
  • Visit to the Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, Sherpa people and trail in teahouses

Everest High Pass Trek 22 Days Itinerary and Cost for 2023

Everest high pass trek involves a famous trek to the Everest region and at the central part of the Nepal Himalayas. The complete trail gives you countless awe-inspiring views of various worldwide highest and beautiful mountain peaks. The best thing about the trek is that almost every ambitious trekker may go with this trek without any requirement of technical skills related to climbing mountain peaks.

By stepping ahead towards the Mount Everest, we will cross the Kala Pattar, Everest Base Camp and Kongma La pass. Once we observe the classic routes to climb peaks to the summit of Mount Everest, we will go with spectacular mountain traverse on Chola pass to Gokyo Lakes and alpine pastures. Starting from Gokyo Ri, we move ahead further to get outstanding views of the Mount Everest before moving ahead over the upper part of Bhote Kosi and later on go to Renjo La pass.

During the complete trek, we will have a pool of opportunity to experience a large number of non-technical routes on various mountain peaks, which act as the best options for experienced and fit mountain trekkers before we return to Kathmandu. Visit to the Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, Sherpa people and trail in teahouses, along with chang sipping with friends are special attractions associated with the complete Everest high pass trek.

Everest High Pass Trek in autumn season (Sept – Nov)

Everest High Pass Trek during the autumn season is an awe-inspiring journey through the heart of the Himalayas. As the hard mountain air signs the end of the monsoon rains, the landscape comes alive with vibrant hues of greenery and blooming rhododendrons. The weather during this period is remarkably stable, with clear skies offering unobstructed views of the towering peaks, including the majestic Everest. The trails are treated to panoramic vistas of snow-capped summits, pristine glacial lakes, picturesque valleys, fluttering prayer flags, and wind through quaint Sherpa villages which provides an immersive cultural experience. Because of the comfortable temperatures and the absence of biting cold, the autumn season stands out as an ideal time to undertake the Everest High Pass Trek promising an unforgettable blend of natural beauty and cultural richness.

Everest High Pass Trek in winter season (Dec- Feb)

Trekking to the Everest High Pass Trek during the winter season transforms the Himalayan landscape into a pristine, huge snow-covered wonderland. While the temperatures can be challenging but the trek offers a unique and serene experience. The trails are usually less crowded which allows trekkers for a more intimate connection with the breathtaking surroundings. The snow-covered peaks including the iconic Everest, create a mesmerizing contrast against the clear, blue skies. The winter trek demands proper gear and preparation, but the reward lies in the unparalleled beauty of the Everest region draped in its winter splendor. For those seeking a tranquil and enchanting Himalayan experience, the Everest High Pass Trek in winter promises a captivating journey through a magical, snow covered land.

Everest High Pass Trek in spring season (March- May)

Everest High Pass Trek during the spring season shows the Himalayas in their most glorious and vibrant form. As winter ends, the landscape undergoes a remarkable transformation, bursting into a mixture of colors. Likewise, rhododendrons bloom in various colors, covering the trails with brilliant shades and filling the air with their sweet fragrance. The weather is mild and stable with clear skies providing unparalleled views of the towering peaks, including the majestic Everest. Spring is also a time of festivities, with locals celebrating various religious and cultural events. This season summarizes the essence of renewal and developing, which makes the Everest High Pass Trek an extraordinary adventure for those seeking the perfect blend of natural beauty, cultural exploration, and a comfortable trekking environment.

Everest High Pass Trek in monsoon season (Jun - Aug)

Trekking the Everest High Pass during the monsoon season presents both challenges and unique experiences in the heart of the Himalayas. While this period is marked by the huge monsoon rains, which brings lush vegetation and blooming flowers. The trails are covered with many of wildflowers, offering stunning and verdant landscape. However, the monsoon brings unpredictable weather with frequent rain showers, making the trails slippery and sometimes challenging to navigate. Cloud cover may obscure the panoramic views of the Everest and neighboring peaks, adding an air of mystery to the trek. Despite the weather fluctuations, the monsoon season provides a quieter and more secluded trekking experience, with fewer fellow adventurers on the trails and a chance to witness the resilience of local flora and fauna.

Important Notes during Everest High Pass Trek

  • While booking, we need the photocopy of your passport and you have to pay us a minimum of 10% payment of the total cost as advance.
  • Beverages, snacks, charging electronic devices, hot showers, Wi-Fi are not included in our packages, so you have to pay additional cash.
  • It is preferable to pack your bag lightly because porters will only carry your 15-20kg luggage.
  • You should have comprehensive travel insurance that covers trekking activities including medical expenses and emergency evacuation.
  • Carry a reusable water bottle and use water purification tablets like iodine, aquatabs tablets.
  • Pack your clothes according to the seasonal basis.
  • Everest High Pass Trek is a moderate trek which requires a certain level of physical fitness so, it is recommended to prepare with cardiovascular exercises, strength training, and hiking.
  • You should carry enough cash in Nepalese rupees as ATMs may not be available in remote areas.
  • We suggest you not to book your international flights early as there may be sudden change in weather which will make your flights delay or even cancel.
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                                          Cost Details
                                          Cost Includes
                                          • Airport picks up and drops by private car/van/bus.
                                          • Deluxe accommodation in Kathmandu-Kathmandu city Hotel or Hotel Thamel (on the arrival day and after the trekking).
                                          • Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
                                          • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
                                          • Domestic airport pick up and drop by car/ Flight Ticket (LUK-KTM-LUK) / domestic airport Tax.
                                          • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
                                          • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
                                          • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
                                          • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
                                          • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
                                          • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
                                          • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show
                                          • All our government taxes, vat, official expenses & service charges
                                          Cost Excludes
                                          • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos.
                                          • Your Travel insurance.
                                          • Food while you are in Kathmandu.
                                          • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks.
                                          • Sweet things like chocolate.
                                          • Hot shower during the trekking.
                                          • Tips for the guide and porter.
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                                          Start DateSaturdayJun 15, 2024End DateSaturdayJul 06, 2024PricePriceUS$2000StatusStatusAvailable
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                                          Start DateTuesdayJun 25, 2024End DateTuesdayJul 16, 2024PricePriceUS$2000StatusStatusAvailable
                                          Start DateSundayJun 30, 2024End DateSundayJul 21, 2024PricePriceUS$2000StatusStatusAvailable
                                          Essential Information

                                          Internet, Wi-Fi, hot water shower facilities during 22 days Everest High Pass Trek

                                          While embarking on the 22 days Everest High Pass Trek, trekkers can expect limited access to the internet and Wi-Fi, particularly in the remote mountainous regions. Teahouses along the trail may provide intermittent Wi-Fi, but its availability cannot be guaranteed. Hot water shower facilities are available in many teahouses, although the reliability and warmth of the water may vary. Trekkers are advised to be prepared for rustic conditions, with basic amenities that reflect the remote nature of the trekking route.

                                          Risks during 22 days Everest High Pass Trek

                                          Trekking in the 22 days Everest High Pass Trek presents certain risks and challenges that trekkers should be aware of and prepared for. Here are some of the potential risks associated with the Everest High Pass trek:

                                          • Altitude sickness
                                          • Unpredictable weather
                                          • Landslides and avalanches
                                          • Challenging river crossings
                                          • Bump into wildlife
                                          • Trail conditions
                                          • Health issues
                                          • Limited communication

                                          Preventing Altitude Sickness (AMS) during 22 days Everest High Pass Trek

                                          Preventing altitude sickness during the 22 days Everest High Pass Trek is essential to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. Here are some to reduce the risk of altitude sickness:

                                          • Acclimatize properly
                                          • Stay hydrated
                                          • Trek at a moderate pace
                                          • Consider altitude medication
                                          • Monitor symptoms
                                          • Descend if necessary
                                          • Follow local guidance
                                          • Have emergency evacuation insurance

                                          Training for 22 days Everest High Pass Trek

                                          Preparation for the 22 days Everest High Pass Trek involves an experienced fitness regimen. Focus on cardiovascular exercises like hiking, running, and cycling to build stamina. Strength training for the lower body is crucial for navigating uneven terrain. Strength exercises, such as long-distance hikes, help acclimate your body to long periods of activity at higher altitudes. Incorporate core exercises for stability and balance.

                                          Tipping during 22 days Everest High Pass Trek

                                          Tipping is a common practice in the tourism industry including for 22 days Everest high pass trekking guides, porters, and other support staff. While tipping is not mandatory, it is appreciated and considered a way to show gratitude for the service provided. It’s important to note that these are general guidelines, and tipping is ultimately personal decisions. You may choose to adjust the amount based on your satisfaction with the service and your budget.

                                          ATM and money exchange facilities during 22 days Everest High Pass Trek

                                          and money exchange facilities along the 22 days Everest High Pass Trek are limited. While some larger villages may have , they can be unreliable and may run out of cash. It's advisable to carry enough Nepalese currency in cash for the entire trek. Money exchange services are available in some places, but rates vary. It's recommended to exchange money in Kathmandu before starting the trek to ensure you have sufficient funds for the remote mountainous regions where banking facilities are scarce.

                                          Can I join the Group on 22 days Everest High Pass Trek?

                                          Welcome Nepal Treks offer group tour packages 22 days Everest High Pass Trek that allow solo travelers or small groups to join a pre-organized tour with other like-minded travelers. Group tours are a popular option for those who want to explore the destinations with a group of people, share experiences, and enjoy the company of fellow travelers. When booking a group tour, you can choose from various itineraries and departure dates offered by us. The group size can vary, so you can inquire about the maximum number of participants in each group to ensure you are comfortable with the group dynamics.

                                          Can I book Private 22 days Everest High Pass Trek?

                                          Yes, you can book a private 22 days Everest High Pass Trek, with Welcome Nepal Treks. We can customize the trek itinerary based on your preferences, fitness level, and time constraints. We also offer greater flexibility in terms of starting dates, pace, and the ability to adjust the itinerary as needed during the trek. With a private trek, you can receive more personalized attention and support from the trekking crew and guides. Welcome Nepal Treks provide a more comfortable and intimate experience, as you won't be trekking with a large group of strangers.

                                          Why to do 22 days Everest High Pass Trek with Welcome Nepal Treks?

                                          Welcome Nepal treks have been operating for many years and has extensive experience in organizing treks in Nepal. Welcome Nepal Treks offers a splendid trek package to the customers at a very reasonable price with great services. We have knowledgeable and experienced guides who are familiar with the trekking routes, safety protocols, and local customs. Their expertise can enhance your trekking experience and ensure a smooth journey. We offers flexible and customizable itineraries to cater to individual preferences and requirements. We can tailor the trek to suit your time frame, fitness level and specific interested. Welcome Nepal treks takes care of the logistical aspects of the trek, including permits, accommodations, transportation, and meals. Also, we highly care for the safety of our customers and make them satisfied with our services.

                                          What is the Cost of the 22 days Everest High Pass Trek?

                                          The cost of 22 days Everest High Pass Trek, can vary based on several factors, including the type of trek (private or group), the level of services and accommodation, and the season of trekking you choose. According to the service, accommodation provided by us (Welcome Nepal Treks), we offer the 22 days Everest High Pass Trek, at a very reasonable price. We offer this 22 days adventurous and splendid Everest High Pass trekking package starts from $2000 with the quality services. The cost includes the transportation, guides, porters, accommodations and everything mentioned in the package with all meals during the trek.

                                          Booking and Payment Policies of 22 days Everest High Pass Trek

                                          If you want to book the 22 days Everest High Pass Trek with Welcome Nepal Treks then, we need the photocopy of your passport and you have to pay us a minimum of 10% payment of the total cost as advance. You can pay us through different medium like cash, bank transfer, or online. We accept booking deposits through Credit Cards (Master Card or Visa and many more). You can also pay us direct cash. We also accept your last-minute booking but the booking should be done at least before one day prior to the trip departure date. If you have any question regarding the trek, then feel free to contact us.

                                          Trip extension after 22 days Everest High Pass Trek

                                          After completing 22 days Everest High Pass Trek, you have several options for extending your trip and exploring more of Nepal or neighboring regions. Here are some popular trip extensions you can consider:

                                          • Everest Base Camp Trek
                                          • Annapurna Base Camp Trek
                                          • Tibet and Bhutan Tour
                                          • Langtang Valley Trek
                                          • Upper Mustang Trek
                                          • Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
                                          • Chitwan National Park Safari
                                          • Bardia National Park Safari
                                          • Rara Lake Trek
                                          • Manaslu Circuit Trek
                                          • Tansen and Palpa
                                          • Lumbini and Buddhist Circuit
                                          • Pokhara Adventure Activities
                                          • Kalinchowk Temple Trek
                                          • Gosainkunda Trek
                                          • River Rafting
                                          • Mountain Flight

                                          Packing tools for 22 days Everest high pass trekking

                                          • A few pairs of Thermal tops
                                          • Fleece jacket/pullover
                                          • Windcheater - waterproof shell jacket one pair
                                          • Down jacket
                                          • Comfortable Fleece/wool trousers
                                          • Trekking pants- at least 2 pairs
                                          • Mittens/woolen gloves
                                          • Warm Hiking socks
                                          • Hiking Cotton trousers/t-shirts
                                          • Sun hat/scarf
                                          • Sunglasses
                                          • Sleeping bag
                                          • Trekking poles
                                          • Day bag above 40 L

                                          Accommodations during 22 days Everest high pass trek

                                          The route to 22 days Everest high pass trekking has several tourist-friendly tea houses with basic accommodation facilities. The rooms are the twin-sharing type for this trek, but you can also get luxury suits at lower regions by paying an additional price. You will find a wooden bed with hard mattresses, a pillow, and a blanket. Incase if you don’t feel comfortable, we will suggest to bring sleeping bag with yourself.

                                          Food during 22 days Everest high pass trek

                                          The meals are provided in lodges. You have breakfast and dinner at the Lodges, where you stay overnights, and lunch at the lodge available along the trail. Both the national and international cuisines are available in the menu. They will mostly serve you Dal Bhat and Tarkari – a typically Nepali dish. They will serve you veggies according to seasonal basis. Also, western cuisines like momo, noodles, macaroni, and pizza are available in the Menu.

                                          22 days Everest high pass trek difficulty

                                          This is one of the most difficult treks in the Khumbu region. You will cross three high passes of the region- Renjo La Pass (5360m), Cho-La Pass (5420m) and Kongma-La Pass (5535m). . The walk entails walking on a well-established trail that includes some steep uphill and downhill sections. You will trek on glacier moraines and glacial paths. Therefore, good health and strong stamina are needed to go on the trekking journey. Also, having confidence is always significant. Regular exercise and adequate preparation beforehand are recommended to make the trek more enjoyable. It is also necessary to have a willpower, tolerance of harsh condition, good health and physical fitness.

                                          Guides and porters for 22 days Everest high pass

                                          Porters are required to do 22 days Everest high pass trek. Porters are the most important factors which will help you reach your final destination. Having a guide with you will be helpful. They have a huge knowledge about small minor things. Also, they can help you if you face any difficulties challenges. A trained guide will be familiar with both the path and local weather patterns, as well as how to respond to them. As per porters, Welcome Nepal treks will provide one porter for two trekkers to carry 20 kgs of luggage (maximum 10 kg for each trekker). As along as guides, porters are equally important in a trek. Porters carry our loads so that we can walk without hustle and bustle.

                                          Permits for 22 days Everest high pass trek

                                          During the 16 days Gokyo Lake trekking, the trekkers should have to register the trekking permits of Sagarmatha National Park permits and TIMS (Trekkers Management System).

                                          Travel insurance during 22 days Everest high pass trek

                                          Travel insurance is mandatory for trekkers while doing 22 days Everest high pass trek. Having a travel insurance will have make you feel safe and peaceful. Trekkers might need to deal with so many challenges like high altitude sickness, medical injuries and other different difficulties. Travel insurance will help you to deal with difficulties occurred in the trails. We highly recommend getting good compressive travel insurance that covers things like emergency helicopter rescue, and medical evacuation expenses.

                                          Why to do 22 days Everest high pass trek?

                                          The 22 days Everest High Pass Trek is the most adventurous and challenging trek in the Khumbu region specially designed for those who are seeking more than just a classic trek. Also known as the Everest Three High Pass Trek. The Everest High Three Pass trek will take you to high altitudes and includes crossing Renjo La Pass (5360m), Cho-La Pass (5420m) and Kongma-La Pass (5535m). You will also have some incredible views of Mt. Gokyo Ri (5,360m), and climb Mt. Kala Patthar (5,545m) for its fantastic views of Everest and visit Everest Base Camp (5,364m).The amazing landscape and splendid views during the trek are never forgettable. You walk pass famous town such as Namche Bazaar, enjoy the beauty of Himalayan freshwater Lake Gokyo Lake, and walk across the world’s longest glacier – Ngozumpa. You will also visit a celebrated monastery of Tengboche, and get first-hand experience of Sherpa culture as well.

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