21 Days Everest Three Passes Trek

  • Duration 21 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate To Adventurous
  • Destination Nepal
  • Start/End Kathmandu
  • Style Lodge/Tea House
  • Group Size 2+
  • Max Altitude 5545 m/18193 ft
  • Best Time March to June and September to December
All Inclusive PriceUS $1899US $2099
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1 - 1 PaxUS $2099
2 - 4 PaxUS $1999
5 - 9 PaxUS $1899
10 - 14 PaxUS $1799
15 - 20 PaxUS $1699
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  • Formidable Hike across the trio high passes of Kongma La (5,535m), Cho La (5420m), and Renjo La (5340m) of the Everest Region.
  • Get to explore the remote and untouched valley of the Everest Region.
  • A jaw-dropping scenic flight to and from Lukla
  • Visit Everest Base camp and climb Kalapather (5,545m)
  • Sensational views of the Khumbu ice-fall
  • Explore the Himalayan Sherpa settlement and its cultural diversity 
  • Breathtaking views of the eight thousand above meters peak including Mount Everest.

An Advantage of Booking a Trip with a Trekking Planner Inc.

  • Private vehicles pick up and drop off passengers at all airports.
  • First-aid kit box.
  • Trekking Planner Inc.’s down jackets, t-shirt, and cap, if necessary.
  • Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (you should have insurance for emergency evacuation, which will be paid for by your travel insurance company).
  • We use an oximeter to check your pulse, oxygen saturation, and heart rate, and we provide oxygen.
  • Sim cards are provided by our company for travelers, so there won’t be any networking issues.

Trip Introduction: 21 Days Everest Three Passes Trek 2023, 2024 - Formidable Trek to meet the towering trio of Kongma La (5,535m), Cho La (5,420m), and Renjo La at (5,340m).

"Adventure over high scenic passes in the shade of towering Mt. Everest"

21 Days Everest Three Passes Trek is an adventurous high pass trek that needs no trek introduction. It’s a symbol of the best of challenges that lead you deep into the Everest Region. It is an adrenaline-pumping trek journey to meet the splendid trio that passes above the 5000 meters mark; Known to the world as the Cho La, Renjo La, and Kongma La. This is a formidable trekking circuit for adventure junkies who thrive on challenges and are ready to take one step ahead.

This Everest Three Passes trekking trail journey is intense and fulfilling. It provides a closer look into the hostile terrain, freezing climate, and persistent individual struggle in towering altitudes. The Everest High Passes Trek takes you to the lesser-frequented trails of the Everest Base Camp. The three high passes trek ventures through the towering Kalapathar serene Gokyo valley with its emerald lakes. It is a trekking tale of the mountain way of life and its constant struggle for survival in such trying conditions. Combating such an unfriendly nature around them they continue with warm smiles for visitors despite the spine-chilling cold. 

The 21-day Everest Three Passes trekking route takes you into the untouched valley of Nangpa la. It is an age-old Sherpa village where trekkers get to feel the power of nature that blends well with the vibrant village of Thame. This abode is home to one of the biggest monasteries in the Khumbu Region. It is said to be one of the supreme best in the world. This dramatic adventure begins with lush green vegetation and hills covered in fir, pines, juniper, rhododendron, and birch tree lines to reach an arid and barren arctic zone in between high mountains on crossing over scenic passes.

The Everest High Pass Trekking circuit is an intimidating trek that initiates with gradual, pleasant moderate to adventurous walks. Later it converges into a demanding and challenging one involving a steep climb in the range of 5,000 meters. However, it’s worth the effort as you will be rewarded with glorious mountain panorama and scenic views of alluring landscapes scenery.

The start of 21 Days Everest Three passes trekking story.

This incredible adventure begins in the capital city Kathmandu as well as the commercial hub of the country at first. Next after an interesting and pleasant sightseeing tour of world heritage sites that Kathmandu has to offer. The next day a short panoramic flight takes you across to the small airstrip in Lukla. It is a busy Sherpa town where most treks and various adventures around high Khumbu within Everest take place. From here the trek moves forward towards the scenic Dudh Kosi River valley and gorge crossing several exciting bridges and walking into nice traditional villages to enter Sagarmatha National Park.

Sagarmatha is a name for Everest in a Nepalese dialect whilst the local Sherpa call it Chomolungma which is of Tibetan origin. Listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage site in 1979 this park is home to exotic and rare flora and fauna, where most of the world's tallest peaks are located. A gradual paced walk leads us towards a steep climb then leaving the river behind us we reach the popular Namche Bazaar. This splendid village belongs to the Khumbu Sherpa where a busy and exciting market is held once a week on Saturday. It is one of the best places for acclimatization and exploration.

Namche Bazaar is a popular spot for trekkers where one can take hikes around its scenic viewpoints. The extraordinary views of Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse with majestic Amadablam one of the best around the Himalayas. Namche is the place from where we start our onward high trail journey toward the iconic three passes. On the trail we will be greeted by wonderful views of high snow mountain ranges impressive Thyangboche monastery and the Everest and Amadablam as well.

We delve deep into the interiors and observe monks and high priests in religious activities in the harmony of alpine woodland high mountains. The tree lines make way for the actual adventure of rugged high passes beginning from the Imjatse Valley. The walks become exciting taking on the moraine and ice traversing from Chukung and Dingboche settlements with climb to the top of Kongma-la. 

We carefully set our foot in between the massive wall of Mt. Nuptse and Pokalde peaks then take an ideal downhill descent to the Khumbu glacier to reach our overnight stop at Lobuche. The next morning we resume from Lobuche heading straight into the arctic zone where Everest base camp is in our sights. Making a climb up to the excellent vantage point of Kala Pathar we get astonishing glimpses of views of Mt. Everest and its surrounding peaks. From Kala Pathar and Everest Base Camp, we take on the second high Cho-la pass to reach the magnificent Gokyo valley. 

A place that holds a fairy tale glimpse of simmering glacial lakes along with the grandest of views of theMt.Cho-Oyumountain in the north direction. After Enjoying a pleasant and absorbing moment at the beautiful Gokyo the adventure then moves on toward the much-awaited ultimate third pass the Renjo-la. A steep climbing trail is the last one to conquer to be on the top of Renjo-la. The rewards here are amazing as we get the sensational panoramic of the world's four highest mountains Everest, Lhotse, and Cho-Oyu with the 5th highest Mt. Makalu. Being here gives us a feeling of mission accomplishment of making it to the famed three passes.

We then slowly descend downhill to the western end of Khumbu at Thame village. It has the oldest monastery in the area and a confluence of the old Trans Himalaya Salt Trade Route to Tibet. Next, we slowly follow the trekking route that leads us back into the lush green forest to reach Namche Bazaar and then Lukla. We make our final overnight stay around Khumbu and Everest region. The next morning we head towards the Lukla airport for a short sweeping flight to Kathmandu. This puts a curtain on our 21 days of exceptional high passes trek that only gives us a mesmerizing and overwhelming experience of Everest High Himalayas.

Best Time to Trek to Everest Three High Passes.

The success of the Everest Three High Passes Trek primarily is heavily dependent on the ever-changing weather and its moods. In general spring and autumn seasons are considered to be the best when the skies are clear and there is no rain. The fascinating clear skies allow you to marvel at the splendid mountain vistas without confronting the cold during the spring and autumn.

The trek gets demanding especially during the winters and monsoon, but adventure seekers prefer and stand up to these challenges. If you happen to be the one then Trekking Planner Inc. organizes three high passes treks throughout the year. Come join the band of avid trekkers to take on the highly formidable trek journey to test your limits and enduring capabilities. Getting a pre-hand actual forecast of the Everest Region cannot be ascertained at any time of the year. Yet trekking is easy in certain seasons. 

January to February.
It is by far one of the coldest seasons - especially from early January to February, with heavy snowfall and cold temperatures, mainly at night. If you are allergic to colds, we advise you not to trek during these months.

March to April
These months are considered to be the best seasons for doing Everest 3 High Passes Trek in Nepal. It is probably one of the best times to get the stunning views of Himalayan ranges and glaciers. Being the season of spring the weather begins to warm up, bringing nature's flora and fauna to life. Also, it is a busy trekking season too.

May to June
This is an in-between time but a perfect season for trekking before the rainfall actually arrives. It is an ideal mix of spring and summer that makes the treks enjoyable and fun-filled.

July to August
This time of the year the rainfall is at its peak. There are chances that the flights from and to Lukla may get canceled during this time. On the other hand, the downpour proves to be a blessing in disguise for it provides spectacular views of the waterfall to the trekkers who dare. The Everest Three High Passes Trek gets dicey a bit but still manageable.

Trekking Planner Inc. organizes this particular trek in these seasons as well. 

September to October
These months announce the arrival of the perfect season for making it to the Everest Three High Passes Trek. As the monsoon slowly ends, clear skies start to appear, and a favorable trekking climate sets in. Besides that Nepal's biggest festivals also fall during these months giving you to rejoice and explore more. 

November to December
The winter is around the corner and slowly snowfalls begin in the Himalayas region, making conditions tough for trekking. Nights get extremely cold however during the daytime the skies remain clear providing splendid views of staggering mountains.

Physical Endurance levels for 21 Days Everest Three High Passes Trek.

The Everest Three High Passes Trek is a formidable trekking circuit yet comes with its own set of rewards. The hiking generally ranges from 5 to 7 hours each day. It invariable varies with the destination, and with required regular breaks to praise the mountain views.

The Everest three high passes trek routes comprise of long climbs, steep descents, and a steep forward trail in the rocky paths and the forests. If you have good enduring capabilities and stamina it will give you the best chance to enjoy the journey till the end. However, you need not have hard-core trekking experience or an exceptional physical ability to attempt this trek. Never attempt this trek if you suffer from serious medical conditions like heart or lung diseases or any kind of chronic illness.

Device Recharge, and Clean Water on the Everest High Passes Trek.

The Everest Region Lodge generally are well-equipped with good electricity supply. You can recharge your camera and mobile. However, you need to pay for the services taken.

For the water, you can either buy bottled mineral water from local lodges. The other option you get is to purchase it en route shops or fill your bottle with boiled water at an extra cost. Trekking Planner Inc. provides water purification pills if you need them.

It is advisable not to drink water from the river sources directly. The taps, or wells in the trekking regions might not be as hygienic and pure as they may appear to be.

Best Seasons for Everest High Pass Trek:

Everest High Pass Trek can be done nearly all months of the year. However, the best time is from March to May, in the spring season, and from mid-September till December, months during autumn and pre-winter season.

March to May is a lovely time with enough daylight and sunshine. When high hills with forests of tall trees and bushes of rhododendrons are in full bloom with other wildflowers, make this trek more interesting and special.

Most days are clear from morning till late afternoon but can get cloudy sometimes with a chance of snows around higher elevations, and cold in the morning and nighttime (not adding extra wind-chill factors).

Mid-September to December during the autumn/fall season where most days are crystal clear from morning till midafternoon but with short daylights, much colder and freezing temperatures in the morning and night as well in shades, away from sunlight (not adding extra wind-chill factors).

Some people might be interested in trekking during the low season of wet monsoons. Most days are cloudy obstructing views of peaks, encountering less and few numbers of trekkers during the rainy season.

June till Mid-September, but very lush and green with enough moisture that supports with more oxygen to help acclimatization, days are longer with sunlight due to summer and monsoon season around Nepal and other Himalayan destinations much warmer than other seasons of spring and autumn.


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You will arrive at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. After going through all your immigration checks you will be met by the Trekking Planner staff and guide outside the arrival gate. Next you will be transferred to your hotel room in Kathmandu. 
The entire day is free for you to rest and relaxation. Later in the evening you will be meeting your tour guide for a brief discussion for the forthcoming trek. 
It is then followed by a welcome dinner held to honour your arrival in Nepal. A great evening it will turn out to be for you to taste local cuisines along with a delightful cultural program. Overnight at the hotel

    While in Kathmandu you will make the best out of it by visiting the UNESCO listed World Heritage sites. They are not only historical but are sacred and ardently revered ancient religious sites for both Hindu and Buddhists sect.  Later in the evening we will return back to our hotel room. Overnight at a hotel. 

      Today early in the morning after our quick breakfast we head towards the domestic airport terminal to board a Lukla bound flight. It is a short scenic flight that offers fantastic aerial views of the Himalayan peaks before landing at Lukla. 
      You will be introduced to your guides and other team members for the onward journey. From Lukla a short walk of few hours’ leads us to a nice lovely Sherpa villages nestled along the banks of Dudh Kosi River. We keep up to the same trekking path until we reach the destined place of Phakding. Overnight at a lodge 

        After a good night’s rest in the morning after having our breakfast we continue our walk on a pleasant trail.  The trail is with short up and down crossing of bridges to reach the Sagarmatha National Park in Monjo a nice scenic village with views of Tharmarserku peaks.

        Leaving Monjo and park entrance we cross another bridge over the same Dudh Kosi River to Jorsalle. This is the last village before Namche Bazaar; from here the walk continues that leads on river banks within serene woods with climb to cross the high bridge to reach Namche Bazaar. This interesting path provides us with splendid views of Kongde, Kusum-Khanguru and Mt. Everest and Lhotse (if it’s a clear afternoon). Keeping up the pace we pass through and array of rhododendron, magnolia, oaks and pines to eventually reach the colourful and hustling village in Namche Bazaar.

          A rest and free day is on the cards today.  The entire time is spent in enjoying wonderful views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse and Amadablam peaks from the hills of Namche Bazaar. You can also visit the park museum near to the view point hill, or climb to Everest View Hotel (the first luxury hotel ever built in high Khumbu area). Overnight at a lodge

            We leave Namche behind for our destined place of Thyangboche. The walk taks us towards a scenic winding path with down to Imjatse River in a small place of Phunki-Tenga, a popular spot for lunch stop and refreshment. 

            Later in the afternoon we are in for climb heading straight into the lovely forested area to reach at beautiful Thyangboche and the monastery. The views of white snow-capped peaks with Mt. Everest and ever present majestic peak Amadablam is impressive.  Later we retire for an overnight at a lodge

              An early morning views of the mighty Everest and  the towering Amadablam begins our day on a good note. Starting the walk downhill to a bridge, where tree lines stops after crossing a steady steel bridge is a splendid feel. 

              We take to the slow uphill walk facing tremendous views of Amadablam appears too close. Having the view in our sight we reach Pengboche, the last permanent village on route Everest base camp.
              From Pengboche a gradual climb leads us to a small settlement of Somare. An afternoon walk on gentle uphill trail reaches us to a small bridge from where we make a climb to beautiful Imjatse valley where Dingboche is located for two overnight stops in this scenic valley. Overnight at a lodge

                Another leisure day is ideally needed to get our muscles back in shape. However this day is marked with scenic North Face facing views of Island and Taboche peaks with Lhotse and Nuptse mountain range. We take a short hike above Imjatse valley and Dingboche for superb panorama of surrounding high peaks with views of Mt. Makalu towards east direction.  Overnight at a lodge

                  Enjoying a pleasant morning at Dingboche is refreshing.  Following an easy trail within the grassy meadow and past the pasture field of the grazing yaks is an amazing feel. The tremendous views of Amadablam, Lhotse, Nuptse with Island peak is the order of the day. The trek then heads closer to Imjatse valley and finally towards the small settlement in Chukung. Overnight at lodge


                    In the early morning we start with a climb to cross over high Kongma-La at above 5,535 m. Initially the first section takes you on gradual path for some time. Leaving Imjatse valley we head straight into a wide gully between Nuptse and Pokalde peaks to reach the bottom of Kongma-la pass.

                    Taking refreshing break for a while we make a climb on rocky moraine with some ice section. It is for reaching the highest point of Kongma-la from the pass we enjoy grand views of nearby giant peak. We then descend down for reaching the Khumbu glaciers and to cross over moraine and icy path toward a rocky ridge.  Following a downhill path we reach Lobuche located on a hidden corner within a wide valley. Overnight at a lodge

                      Today we leave Lobuche for Gorakshep. A pleasant walk on wide valley with short climb reaches us towards a point where the route diverts.  One goes towards an interesting metrological station and the other to the Everest base camp. Those interested can visit Glass Pyramid at metrological stations, to know about the procedure of recording weather and movement of ice and glaciers.
                      The walk then continues heading above moraine and ice above Khumbu glacier and then short descends to a wide open field at Gorakshep, a place with few lodges.

                      From here we reach the moraine and rocks to make it to the Everest base camp. We stay in close proximity to observe the massive Khumbu Ice Falls and glaciers. Enjoying marvellous time at Everest base camp return walk back to Gorakshep for overnight at a lodge

                        An early morning few hours of steep climb reaches us to Kalapathar close to lofty peak of Pumori. From an astonishing height of 5,643 m / 18,514 ft the panoramic views of the high mountain peaks along with Mt. Everest.is exceptional.

                        Spending some time here is inevitable and basking under those moments of glory we descend down to Gorakshep. We continue walk on the same trail back to Lobuche to reach at Dzongla. From this very point our route diverts where Dingboche and Pheriche path meet. Then we make an overnight stop on the bottom of Cho-la which separates Gokyo Valley and Everest base camp area. Overnight at a Lodge

                          A tough climb of Cho-la pass still fresh in our memories we are in for an easy short day as morning walk leads you to main Gokyo valley and the lake. Then the route just heads beneath the Ngozumba glacier. Moving ahead gradually we come across first and second lakes then reach main third Gokyo Lake also called Dudh Pokhari. The place over here used to be a summer pasture for animals in early days. Now it’s all changed into a staying facility for for trekkers near the shore of Gokyo, located at 4, 770 meters high. Overnight at a lodge

                            The 15th Day of your Everest Three High Passes Trek is a thrilling encounter ahead with the Renjo-la pass Renjo-We start early in the morning keeping to the shores of the Lake to reach at the base of Renjo-la. A steep climb of few hours from here reaches us to the top of Renjo-la pass.
                            Standing tall from the high point gives you splendid round of fantastic panoramic views. The four high peaks of Everest, Lhotse and Cho-Oyu with Mt. Makalu in the east direction gives you an accomplished feel.

                            A stop over for refreshments along with glimpses of grand views in our range we make a descent. We try to reach small icy ponds and walk over the rocky moraine then on grassy field with long descend to reach Lungden. 

                            This is an aloof spot which is on en route to Thame as well towards high Nangpa-la pass that leads to Tibet border. Overnight at a lodge

                              Again we make an early start to make the most of the clear morning skies. Crossing a small stream we make a long steep ascent to the small peak called Gokyo Ri (5463m/17923ft) which is set above the Lake. From this vantage point there are excellent views of Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Makalu. Descend to the Gokyo, after is also possible to explore some glacier lakes further north towards Cho Oyu Base Camp. Stay overnight in Gokyo.

                                An adventure, climb today leads us towards a steep haul on top of the high Cho-la pass also known as Tsho-la. The climb then leads us towards a cross over glacier and taking few short breaks we reach on top Cho-la pass.
                                The top of Cho-la pass is a challenging affair standing tall at 5,420 m high under snowy conditions. Yet it showcases rewarding grand views of surrounding towering peaks with Cholatse and its glacier. 
                                We enjoy the thrilling moments in the best of our spirits and descend down with caution to reach at Thagnak for overnight stop before Gokyo main third Lake. Overnight at a lodge

                                  Meeting our purpose of trekking onto the high passes adventure we resume our walk from Thame. It takes us towards a bridge with short climb and then on pleasant trail upto Thamo. This village has a hydroelectricity station and plant that provides power to the entire village of Khumbu.

                                  From here we continue moving back into green tree and vegetation with super mountain views. Following on a nice gradual path with short ups and down on winding trail we reach Namche Bazaar for an ideal overnight stop. Overnight at a lodge

                                    The morning gives us a sigh of relief as we walk with a satisfied feel of having completed all three high adventure passes. Moving ahead we step down onto a gradual descend to reach past several Yak grazing pasture. Along with few shelters of cattle herders until we reach the Bhote Kosi River and Marlung a small sized farm village.
                                    Following the trail at a gradual pace it leads us on a good trail of few hours until we reach a remote and quaint village of Thame. This place is generally less frequented by trekkers more often than not. Here we get time to visit its interesting 600 year old monastery one of the oldest around the Khumbu region. Overnight at a lodge

                                      This is probably one of the glorious days in the making as we enjoy the adventure moments in the harmony of local Sherpa culture and grandest of mountain views. In the morning a downhill walks takes us to Dudh Kosi River and then to the Sagarmatha National Park check post. Another few hours of walk reaches us to Monjo .

                                      Getting our feet back and relaxing our tiring muscles in between our walks continues while we follow the Dudh Kosi River. Following the same trail we reach as fast as Phakding village and then past the Ghat and Tade-Kosi villages. Similarly as hours walks with one last climb reaches us to Lukla. Once here we take a breather and later on pay a visit to its markets place as we have time in our hands. Overnight at a lodge

                                        We probably are in for our last breakfast in Lukla and around the Khumbu region. Later we make way towards the Tenzing and Hillary Airport terminal to board a Kathmandu bound flight. It flies over tremendous views of mountain ranges an array of tiny landscapes and finally touches down at the Kathmandu airport. You will be transferred back to your respective hotels. With enough time at your disposal in the afternoon indulging in leisurely activities is refreshing. Overnight at a hotel 

                                          The 21st day of your Everest Three High Pass Trek is the final day of your trekking journey in Nepal. You will be transferred to the airport safely by one of our airport representative. You will then board an international flight for your home bound journey taking memories of Nepal to be cherished forever.

                                            While it is our intention to adhere to the Everest Three High Pass Trekking route as described. However there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable.

                                            The Trip Details document is a general guide to the trekking tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.

                                            Cost Details


                                            • All airport pick-up and drop by private vehicle (for both international and domestic flights).
                                            • Welcome/ farewell dinner in an authentic Nepali cultural restaurant.
                                            • Double/twin sharing deluxe accommodation at a start hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu.
                                            • Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu flight with airport departure tax.
                                            • National Park entrance fee and Trekkers’ Information Management System( TIMS card).
                                            • A highly experienced, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English-speaking, well-trained, Government license holding guide. Price includes his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport, and insurance.
                                            • 1 porter for 2 guests with their insurance, salary, food, accommodation, and equipment.
                                            • Twin/double shearing lodge accommodation in the mountain during the trekking.
                                            • Three meals a day; breakfast, lunch, dinner, and tea/coffee during the trekking.
                                            • First aid kit box.
                                            • Trekking Planner Inc.’s sleeping bag, down jackets, T-shirt, cap, duffle bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.
                                            • Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company).
                                            • Oximeter to check your pulse, oxygen saturation, and heart rate twice daily during the trek (very useful to identify Altitude Mountain Sickness (AMS) symptoms).
                                            • All applicable government and local taxes per the itinerary.


                                            • Your Nepal Visa fees (should bring small accurate fees in USD and 2 passport-size photos).
                                            • All the International airfare from and to Kathmandu (no need to pay departure tax for international flights).
                                            • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
                                            • Personal travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation.
                                            • In case of extra nights’ accommodation, lunch, and dinner in the city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early back/return from mountain/trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of the itinerary.
                                            • Your Personal expenses such as ( laundry, baggage charge, phone calls, battery recharge, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottled water, hot and cold shower, extra porter.. etc).
                                            • The Tips to the trekking crews and drive.
                                            • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather conditions, or any event out of our control.
                                            • Anything not included in the service includes column.

                                            Essential Info

                                            If you have an Indian passport, the cost of trekking to Everest Base Camp is INR 100,000. When breaking down the cost, Indian citizens pay slightly less than citizens of other nations because India is a member of the SAARC (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri-Lanka), which lowers the cost of a permit. Additionally, Indian citizens pay less for airline tickets than citizens of other nations, which further lowers the cost of the trip. 

                                            People travelling from SAARC countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri-Lanka). have low-cost permits, the cost of trekking to Everest Base Camp can be 20 to 50 dollars less for holders of these kinds of Trekkers and travelers coming to Nepal.

                                            Equipment checklist.

                                            • Duffel/Rucksack bag/Suitcase (We provide one complimentary Trekking Planner Inc. duffel bag that is to be returned after the trip).
                                            • Day pack.
                                            • Trekking shoes.
                                            • Sports shoes or sandals.
                                            • Sun Hat/cap.
                                            • Warm woolen cap.
                                            • Warm fleece jacket or puffy jacket.
                                            • Waterproof Gore-Tex layer.
                                            • Pullover or warm sweeter.
                                            • Raincoat.
                                            • 4/5 pairs of good quality socks.
                                            • Hand gloves.
                                            • 2/3 pairs of trekking trousers.
                                            • 3/4 pairs of trekking shirts.
                                            • 3/4 pairs of underwear (noncotton preferred).
                                            • Sunglasses.
                                            • Water bottle.
                                            • 4-season sleeping bag (Optional/we can provide one if you need it. It is to be returned after the trip).
                                            •  Flash or Torch light.
                                            • Camera and batteries.



                                            • Q1. How difficult is the Everest High Pass Trek?

                                              This is one of the most difficult and challenging trek for hard core adventure seekers. It is a very serious adventure due its high pass crossings. This challenging trek is a long walk in the remote land. For this adventurous trek, you must have good fitness levels and a bit of trekking experience of hiking up into the mountains.

                                            • The Everest High Passes trek is one of the toughest Everest base camp trek journeys in Nepal. It takes around 21 days in total; this is sander time frame of doing this trek, if you have time and want to slowly it will takes longer time. So this trek is best suited for hard core adventure seekers who have plenty of time. If you are mentally strong with great self-belief than Everest High Passes trek really offers all the best of the Khumbu region that you look for.

                                            • The most popular months for trekking in the Everest high pass region are in the months of March, April, May, October and November. During these months the trekking conditions are at its best. The spring and the autumn tend to offer reasonable temperatures, clear blue skies, little-to-no rain, and less chance of problematic snowfall.

                                            • You will be guided by our experienced trek leaders and guides who are able to understand and speak the language of English to a certain level. They have good knowledge of the mountain, people, culture, health, hygiene, and most importantly about your safety. 

                                            • You will get to sleep in a normal tea house with average facilities. For comfortable lodges you may or may not get it.  It all depends upon the availability and the place we trek all along the way. But Trekking Planner Inc do best to provide best avialible accommodatin in the Lodge. 

                                            • You will get to enjoy 3 meals every day. You will have your breakfast and dinner at the same lodge where you will be staying. Lunch will be provided to you at tea houses or small restaurants along the trail. Your diet includes local dumplings, noodles, pasta, spaghetti or porridge. Besides that vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free diets are provided but with prior notice.

                                            • It general depends on the trekking season and your preference. It you are trekking during mid-winter or monsoon season then crampons may be required. Also during these seasons it poses quite a bit of difficulty and challenges to hike hence crampons are required to tackle the for the slippery paths. However you won't know what to expect and encounter on the trekking trail until you get there. 

                                            • No. oxygen is not required for the trek as you will have enough days for acclimatization. In addition, we provide Diamox, a medication that suppresses altitude sickness symptoms, from the beginning to prevent falling sick. However, in case of severe altitude sickness, we will descend to a lower altitude immediately. In emmergency case we always have oxygen cylinders ready with us. It is very helpful in times of unexpected health issues or in case of unforeseen emergencies as well.

                                            • Trekking up into the mountains is always unpredictable and health emergency situations might occur. If such thing happens than you will need a quick helicopter ride back to Kathmandu for treatment. Hence, adequate insurance is an essential requirement. You need to make sure that the insurance that you have covers helicopter rescue & medical evacuation expenses at high altitudes.

                                            • Emergency situation can never be predicted especially while trekking high up into the mountains. Trekking Planner has a competent team capable of handling all kinds of emergency situation if it arises.

                                              If you feel sick with the altitude, the trekking leader thoroughly checks the intensity of the seriousness and responds accordingly. He/ She will bring you down to a lower elevation if you are able to walk or in severe cases rescue will be carried out using a helicopter.

                                            • Trekking Planner organizes both group and private trek. In a Group Trek, you will find various trekkers from different countries, gender and ages joining for the best experiences. For which the dates along with prices are mentioned in our websites. The dates that you will see are all guaranteed and you can join any dates that suits you the most. 

                                              The itinerary will be fixed with confirm services. On the other hand Private Trek is organized upon individual request. This kind of trek is perfect for those who do not like to join the group and want some flexibility with itineraries and services

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