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Everest 3 High Passes Trek - 18 Days

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  • Everest Region , Nepal
  • 18 Days
  • Trekking in Nepal
  • USD 1735 USD 1535
  • 5330m
Everest 3 High Passes Trek

Everest 3 High Passes Trek

USD 1535 Per Person

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Trip At Glance

Duration

18

Max Altitude

5540

Best Season

Autumn & Spring

Trip Type

Tea house

Transportation

Private Car flight

Accomodation

Hotel Lodge

Overview And Highlights

Everest 3 High passes trek is delightful utmost walking energy demanding trekking package in Everest region Khumbu Himalaya of Nepal.

Early morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and follows the Dudh Koshi valley which uphill to the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar.now a day’s become an alpine resort of Everest region and that connection for worlds trekkers. Namche Bazaar is gate way of the expedition’s route to the mighty Mt. Everest.

Along this part of the trail friendly Sherpa people, warm hospitality colorful village’s great variety of culture and traditions, Gompa, Monasteries Shorten, festivals and Mani.

The Everest 3 passes Trek lead you Renjo La pass (5338m), Chola-La pass (5368m),Kongma-La Pass (5535m) and other attractions Gokyo valley, Gokyo RI, Fifth Lakes, Kalapathar and Everest Base Camp.

The trekking is strenuous and you have to be in good physical fitness together previous mountain experience of the Himalaya. Everest high pass adventure destination is well known for high passes, Joyful Sherpa culture.

Khumbu glaciers and mountain vistas which include Everest (8,848m), Cho You(8,156m), Lhotse(8,501m), Ama Dablam(6,856m), Makalu(8,470m) including others snowy peak of Khumbu Himalaya of Nepal. Best months to trek three high passes in Nepal September/October/November and March/April and May

The Everest 3 High Passes Trek is a challenging and adventurous trek in the Everest region of Nepal, crossing three high mountain passes: Kongma La Pass (5,535 meters), Cho La Pass (5,420 meters), and Renjo La Pass (5,360 meters). Here are the highlights of this thrilling trek:

High Mountain Passes: The trek crosses three high mountain passes, each offering breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks. These passes provide trekkers with a thrilling and adventurous experience as they navigate through rugged terrain and icy slopes.

Everest Base Camp: The trek includes a visit to Everest Base Camp (5,364 meters), the starting point for climbers attempting to summit Mount Everest. Trekkers can stand in the shadow of the world's highest peak and soak in the awe-inspiring scenery of the Khumbu Glacier and surrounding mountains.

Gokyo Lakes: The trek passes by the stunning Gokyo Lakes, a series of turquoise glacial lakes set amidst towering peaks. Trekkers can explore the lakeside settlements of Gokyo and witness the beauty of Dudh Pokhari, the largest of the Gokyo Lakes.

Gokyo Ri: Trekkers have the opportunity to ascend Gokyo Ri (5,357 meters), a stunning viewpoint offering panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and other peaks. The sunrise from Gokyo Ri is particularly spectacular and not to be missed.

Remote Villages: The trek passes through remote Sherpa villages such as Namche Bazaar, Dingboche, and Thame, providing trekkers with insights into traditional Sherpa culture and lifestyle. Trekkers can visit monasteries, interact with locals, and experience the warm hospitality of the Sherpa people.

Sagarmatha National Park: The trek takes place within Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its rich biodiversity and stunning natural beauty. Trekkers may encounter a variety of wildlife, including musk deer, Himalayan thars, and various bird species, as they traverse the park.

Scenic Landscapes: The trek offers diverse landscapes, including lush rhododendron forests, alpine meadows, rocky moraines, and glacial valleys. Trekkers are treated to ever-changing scenery, with each day presenting new and awe-inspiring vistas.

Adventure and Challenge: The Everest 3 High Passes Trek is a physically demanding trek that requires a good level of fitness and stamina. Trekkers will face steep ascents and descents, rocky terrain, and potentially harsh weather conditions, making it a true adventure for those seeking a challenge.

Embark on a legendary journey through the heart of the Everest region with the Everest Three High Passes Trek. This epic adventure 

Nestled amidst the towering peaks of the Himalayas, the Everest Three High Passes Trek is a true test of endurance, offering intrepid adventurers the chance to conquer three of the region's most iconic mountain passes: Renjo La Pass (5,360m), Cho La Pass (5,420m), and Kongma La Pass (5,535m). This challenging trek takes trekkers on a thrilling odyssey through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth, providing unparalleled views of Everest and its neighboring peaks.

The journey begins in the bustling town of Lukla, where trekkers catch a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Tenzing-Hillary Airport, one of the world's most renowned mountain airstrips. From Lukla, the trail winds its way through picturesque Sherpa villages, terraced farmlands, and lush rhododendron forests, offering glimpses into the rich cultural heritage of the Himalayan people.

As trekkers ascend higher into the mountains, the landscape becomes increasingly rugged and dramatic, with towering peaks looming overhead and pristine alpine vistas stretching as far as the eye can see. Along the way, trekkers encounter ancient monasteries, sacred stupas, and colorful prayer flags, each telling a story of centuries-old traditions and spiritual reverence for the mountains.

One of the highlights of the trek is reaching Namche Bazaar, the bustling trading hub and cultural epicenter of the Everest region. Here, trekkers can rest and acclimatize while exploring the vibrant markets, sampling local cuisine, and interacting with the friendly Sherpa people who call this legendary mountain town home.

From Namche Bazaar, the trail leads to the stunning Gokyo Valley, home to a series of pristine turquoise lakes nestled amidst towering peaks. Here, trekkers have the opportunity to climb Gokyo Ri, a panoramic viewpoint offering breathtaking vistas of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu, among others.

Continuing onwards, the trek takes trekkers across the first of the three high passes: Renjo La Pass. As trekkers ascend the steep and rocky trail to the pass, they are rewarded with sweeping views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks, including Everest itself. The descent from Renjo La Pass leads to the tranquil village of Thame, where trekkers can rest and recharge before continuing their journey.

Next on the itinerary is the formidable Cho La Pass, a challenging crossing that requires careful navigation and a steady nerve. As trekkers navigate the icy slopes and rocky terrain of Cho La Pass, they are treated to breathtaking views of Ama Dablam, Cholatse, and other iconic peaks. The descent from Cho La Pass leads to the enchanting village of Dzongla, nestled amidst towering cliffs and alpine meadows.

The final high pass of the trek is Kongma La Pass, the highest and most challenging of the three passes. As trekkers ascend the steep and rocky slopes of Kongma La Pass, they are pushed to their limits both physically and mentally. However, the sense of accomplishment upon reaching the summit is unparalleled, with panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, and the entire Khumbu Valley stretching out before them.

From Kongma La Pass, the trail descends to the iconic Everest Base Camp, the ultimate destination for mountaineers from around the world. Here, trekkers can bask in the glory of their achievement, surrounded by towering peaks and the vast expanse of the Himalayan wilderness.

As the journey draws to a close, trekkers retrace their steps back to Lukla, savoring the memories of their epic Himalayan adventure. Along the way, they are left with a profound sense of awe and wonder at the sheer magnificence of the world's highest mountains and the indomitable spirit of the Sherpa people who call this rugged landscape home.

In conclusion, the Everest Three High Passes Trek is a once-in-a-lifetime journey through some of the most awe-inspiring landscapes on Earth. From quaint Sherpa villages to towering Himalayan peaks, this trek offers an unforgettable blend of natural beauty, cultural immersion, and personal challenge. For adventurers seeking the ultimate Everest experience, this iconic trek is truly an adventure like no other.

Day to Day Itinerary

Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer your Hotel

Food
Dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1350

From Tribhuban International Airport you will be transferred your hotel. In the afternoon time permit you will invite to our office for briefing about the each day program. Today you will receive your Sagarmatha National Park Permits and TIMS.

Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla & Trek to Phadking

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2650

Enjoy the most scenic 30minutes flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. As you reach Lukla start the Everest View Trek to Padding via Chaurikharka and Chilung. Overnight at Phakding (2640m).

Trek from Phadking to Namche Bazaar

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3435

Early in the morning after having breakfast trek to the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar(3435m) via Jorasalle. From here trail slightly goes uphill to Sherpa capital Namche and you can see the first glance of Everest.

Acclimatize at Namche Bazaar.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3435

Today you may rest or hike through the village of Khunde and Khumjung. Khumjung is the largest village of Khumbu region. After having lunch you will hike back to Namche Bazaar.

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Thame Village

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3825

Trek starts after breakfast in Namche and trails follows colorful prayer flags, with several shorten and Mani stones from Namche Gompa. Thame is a small monastery village, situated at the altitude of 3825m and the birth place of ten zing Norgay Sherpa first man to reach Everest summit with Edmund Hillary.

Trek from Thame to Lung den

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
4500

After morning breakfast trail leads you to Lung den village, the village of Lung den is only one settlement before cross Renjola pass. Keep continue your journey up to Lung den village, the trail with Tibetan Yak caravans because it is trading route to Namche to Tibet. Overnight at Lung den.

Trek from Lung den to Gokyo Lakes via Renjo La Pass

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
4500

After having strong breakfast in Lung den. Trail slightly leads to Renjola pass and renjola pass is one of the easiest pass in the Khumbu Himalaya compare to others pass Chola and Congmala. Whole trail is zigzag with sandy ridges and arrive in Gokyo lakes overnight at guesthouse.

Explore the Gokyo Lake.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge

You can trek to Gokyo Peak which start early in the morning. The summit offers the extravagant vista of Cho You, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu. While climbing down you can enjoy the view of Gokyo Lake. Overnight at teahouse.

Trek from Gokyo lakes to Dzongla

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
5330

Initially walk downhill to reach Thangna village and have tea or coffee. The trail here from here goes directly to Cho La Pass at (5414m). Cross Cho La and walk down hill to Dzongla village. Today might be the difficult day in trekking. Overnight at teahouse.

Trek from Dzongla to Lobuche

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
4990

After having morning breakfast you will start your trek to Lobuche. On the way you can witness Dzongla Lake, Ama Dablam and Thamserku. Overnight at teahouse.

Trek from Lobuche to Gorkasep

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
5180

Following the rocky moraine path and watching icy glacial pond and icebergs below the Khumbu glacier a short downhill walk after the last rocky moraine dunes bring us to Gorkasep. Gorkasep is located below Kalapathhar (5545m) and Mt Pumori

Trek from Gorkasep to Lobuche 2 Hour trek

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
4930

If you wish to visit Everest base camp (5380m) it will take 6/7 hour round trip from Gorkasep. If you are travel in April/May there is plenty of fixing tent because of climbing peak season. In the other month there is not great time to see except for view of Khumbu Icefall; there is no view from Everest base camp, if you only have energy for side trip better to climb Kalapathhar. Another two hour walks down hill to Lobuche (4900m) and save energy for following day cross Congmala pass.

Trek from Lobuche to Dingboche via Congmala Pass 5540m

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
4450

After heavy and strong breakfast in Lobuche, trail slightly turns to Khumbu Glacier to cross Congmala pass and follow downhill to Sherpa settlement village of Dingboche, today you walk around eight nine hour to Arrive Dingboche. Overnight at Lodge.

Trek from Dingboche to Tengboche

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3890

After breakfast in Dingboche trail leads you through villages, Buddhists monasteries, bridges and some waterfall, Rhododendron forest to arrive Tengboche (3890m) via Orsho, Somare, Pangboche and Debouche Overnight at Tea house.

Trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3535

First part of the trail directly goes through Rhododendron forest and pine forest to Fungethaga. The trail slightly goes uphill to Namche via Trashing and Sanasa village. Great view of the Khumbu Himalaya from village of Sanasa

Trek from Namche to Lukla

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2850

The trail steeply goes down through Rhododendron and Pine forest to Jorasalle it will take about two hour and another 5 hour walk to Lukla via  Monju, banker, Phakding, Ghats Khola, Chaurikharka, Chheplung and arrival in Lukla and overnight at Guest house.

Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1350

Early morning joyful flight from Lukla to Kathmandu and transfer your Hotel. During the day you will have rest after long journey in the Khumbu Himalaya and Evening fare well dinner with Nepali Family.

Departure for your onward flight.

Food
Breakfast

Departure for your onward flight.

What Is Included ?

  • Airport pickup and drop by private car
  • Two night 3* star Category accommodation in Kathmandu on Bed n breakfast
  •  Three meals a (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek.
  •  All accommodations during the trek. (Toilet will be outside from your room)
  • All necessary paper works Everest National park entry permit
  •  Trekking information management system (Tims) permit
  • Pashanglamu Municipality Entry permit
  • A helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, well English speaking  trained, government license holder guide With all his salary, food, drinks and insurance.
  •  Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • All government taxes and office expenses.
  •  Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Kathmandu for you
  • Flight from Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu for guide
  • A Strong, helpful porter with proper equipment (one porter for two people)
  • Farewell Dinner at a typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional music and dance
  • Suvenir : something from Nepal give you mmory for  long life.
  • Company certificate after the successful trek
  • Assistant guide group size of more than 8 people in a group
  • Seasonal fresh fruit during the trek
  •  Trekking route map
  •  Domestic Airport tax

What Is Excluded?

  • Lunch/ Dinner in Kathmandu/Tips for Guide/Porter
  • Tea/coffee/bottles drinks/ Sweet things
  • Hot shower/Camera’s battery charge during the trek
  • Additional cost by out of management control due to the landscape, weather condition, illness, government  strikes, and physical condition, etc.

 

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Route Map

Route Map

FAQs

Yes, you can obtain a Nepal visa on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu or at various land border crossings if you're arriving overland. This visa allows you to enter Nepal for tourism purposes, including trekking such as the Everest Three Passes Trek.

Here are some key points regarding the Nepal visa on arrival:

  1. Eligibility: Most nationals from around the world are eligible to obtain a visa on arrival in Nepal. However, it's always a good idea to check the latest visa regulations and requirements before your travel.

  2. Duration and Fees: The duration and fees for the visa on arrival vary depending on the length of your stay. As of my last update, a 15-day tourist visa costs USD 30, a 30-day tourist visa costs USD 50, and a 90-day tourist visa costs USD 125.

  3. Requirements: You will need to fill out a visa application form upon arrival and provide a passport-sized photograph along with the applicable visa fee in USD cash. You may also need to provide proof of your travel itinerary, such as a flight ticket out of Nepal.

  4. Extension: If you plan to stay in Nepal for longer than the duration specified on your visa, you can extend your visa at the Immigration Office in Kathmandu or Pokhara. Extensions are typically granted for up to 15, 30, or 90 days, depending on your preference and the visa type.

  5. Online Application (Optional): While it's possible to obtain a visa on arrival, Nepal also offers an online visa application system that allows you to apply for a visa in advance. This can save you time upon arrival, but it's not mandatory.

  6. Validity: The Nepal tourist visa is typically valid from the date of issue, so it's essential to plan your arrival accordingly to ensure that your visa duration covers your entire stay in Nepal, including the trekking period.

It's advisable to check the official website of the Department of Immigration of Nepal or consult with the Nepalese embassy or consulate in your country for the most up-to-date information regarding visa requirements and procedures.

The three high passes are Renjo La Pass (5,360m/17,585ft), Cho La Pass (5,420m/17,782ft), and Kongma La Pass (5,535m/18,159ft).

This trek is considered very challenging due to the high altitude, rugged terrain, and unpredictable weather conditions. Trekkers need to have prior high-altitude trekking experience and be physically fit to undertake this adventure.

 

TThe best time for this trek is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is relatively stable and the skies are clear.

The trek typically takes around 18-20 days, including acclimatization days and rest stops. However, the duration can vary depending on factors such as trekker's fitness level, itinerary, and weather conditions.

Trekkers ascend to altitudes above 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) multiple times during the trek, with the highest point being Kongma La Pass at 5,535 meters (18,159 feet). The total elevation gain over the entire trek is significant.

 

While it's not mandatory to hire a guide, it's highly recommended, especially for trekkers with limited experience in high-altitude environments. A guide can provide valuable assistance, navigation, and support throughout the trek.

Trekkers need to obtain several permits, including the Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit and the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Permit. Additionally, if you plan to venture into Gokyo Valley, you'll need a Gokyo Lakes Entry Permit.

Accommodation along the trekking route ranges from basic tea houses to more comfortable lodges in popular stops like Namche Bazaar and Dingboche. However, at higher elevations and more remote areas, facilities may be more basic.

Yes, altitude sickness is a significant concern due to the high elevations reached during the trek. Trekkers need to acclimatize properly, stay hydrated, and be aware of the symptoms of altitude sickness.

Essential gear includes sturdy trekking boots, warm clothing, a down jacket, a sleeping bag suitable for cold temperatures, trekking poles, sunglasses, and a good-quality backpack. It's also essential to carry water purification tablets and a first aid kit.

Remember, preparation and thorough research are key to a successful and safe trekking experience in the Everest region, particularly on challenging routes like the Everest 3 High Passes Trek.

The Everest 3 High Passes Trek typically takes around 18-20 days to complete, including acclimatization days and rest stops. However, the exact duration can vary depending on factors such as the trekker's fitness level, itinerary, weather conditions, and any additional side trips or rest days incorporated into the trekking schedule.

This itinerary is a general guideline and can be customized based on individual preferences and circumstances. It's essential to consult with experienced trekking agencies or guides to plan a safe and enjoyable Everest 3 High Passes Trek.

Solukhumbu region (Everest/Three Passes) has a 2,000 NPR regional fee to all trekkers. This is payable within the region itself. The Solukhumbu permit can only be obtained in Lukla (while you are on the trek and cost you 3000NPR) the counter is at the end of Lukla Village. TIMS Card trekking information management System cost you 2000NPR. Total Everest three passes trek permit cost 7000NPR, 70$

Food and water safety are crucial considerations during the Everest Three Passes Trek, as maintaining good health is essential for enjoying the trek and avoiding altitude sickness. Here's what you should know:

Food Safety:

  1. Tea Houses and Lodges: Along the trekking route, there are numerous tea houses and lodges where trekkers can find meals and snacks. These establishments typically serve a variety of local and international dishes.

  2. Food Hygiene: While standards of food hygiene may vary, most tea houses and lodges strive to maintain cleanliness and serve hygienic food. However, it's still advisable to exercise caution and choose reputable places to eat.

  3. Vegetarian Options: Vegetarian meals are widely available and are generally safe to consume. Opting for vegetarian dishes can sometimes reduce the risk of foodborne illness.

  4. Avoiding Raw Foods: To minimize the risk of foodborne illness, it's advisable to avoid raw or undercooked foods, including salads and uncooked vegetables.

  5. Water: It's best to drink bottled or purified water to prevent waterborne illnesses. Avoid tap water, and make sure any water you consume is properly treated or boiled before drinking.

Water Safety:

  1. Bottled Water: Bottled water is available for purchase at tea houses and lodges along the trekking route. Ensure that the seal on the bottle is intact before opening.

  2. Purification Methods: Trekkers can also use water purification tablets, filters, or UV water purifiers to treat water from natural sources such as streams and rivers. Boiling water for at least three minutes is another effective method of water purification.

  3. Refilling Water Bottles: Refill water bottles from reliable sources, such as filtered or boiled water provided by tea houses and lodges. Avoid refilling bottles directly from streams or taps unless the water has been properly treated.

  4. Hydration: Staying hydrated is crucial, especially at high altitudes where dehydration can exacerbate altitude sickness. Drink plenty of water throughout the day, even if you don't feel thirsty.

By following these guidelines and being vigilant about food and water safety, you can reduce the risk of gastrointestinal illnesses during the Everest Three Passes Trek and ensure a more enjoyable and comfortable experience.

 

All of our guides are trained with first aid and have basic idea about the physical problems that may arise during trekking. If an emergency occur then we will cover initial expenses of rescue operation as these expenses will need to be recovered from your insurance company. For minor cases there are health posts established by foreign doctors and many are staffed by overseas personnel.

 

It's essential to choose a reliable and experienced trekking agency to ensure a safe and enjoyable trekking experience in the Everest region. You can research online, read reviews, and ask for recommendations from fellow trekkers or travel forums to find a reputable agency that meets your needs and preferences.

Adventure Nepal Eco Trek will provide you with detailed information about the trek, including itinerary, cost, payment terms, and any other relevant details. Be sure to inquire about payment methods, deposit requirements, cancellation policies, and what is included in the package

Yes, you can bring some food items from home for your Everest 3 Passes Trek, although there are a few things to consider:

  1. Customs and Regulations: Be aware of any restrictions on importing food items into Nepal. Certain items may be subject to inspection or confiscation by customs officials upon arrival.

  2. Packaging and Weight: Pack lightweight, non-perishable food items that are easy to carry in your backpack. Consider items like energy bars, trail mix, dried fruits, nuts, and instant noodles that provide quick energy and sustenance during the trek.

  3. Nutritional Value: Choose foods that are nutritious and provide essential nutrients, especially considering the physical demands of trekking at high altitudes. Look for items high in protein, carbohydrates, and healthy fats to fuel your body during the trek.

  4. Local Availability: While bringing some food from home can supplement your trekking provisions, keep in mind that tea houses and lodges along the trekking route offer meals and snacks. You'll have the opportunity to enjoy local Nepalese cuisine and replenish your food supplies as needed during the trek.

  5. Respect Local Culture: Be mindful of local customs and traditions when bringing food from home. Avoid bringing items that may offend or disrupt local practices.

  6. Waste Disposal: Properly dispose of any packaging or waste from the food items you bring from home. Leave no trace and adhere to environmentally responsible practices to minimize your impact on the natural surroundings.

Overall, bringing some familiar food items from home can add variety to your trekking diet and serve as convenient snacks or supplements during the Everest 3 Passes Trek. Just be sure to comply with customs regulations, pack responsibly, and respect local customs and environment along the way.

 

Yes, there are communication options available while trekking in the Everest region, including the Everest 3 Passes Trek. Here are some common methods of communication:

  1. Mobile Phone Coverage: In recent years, mobile phone coverage has expanded in the Everest region. You may find signal reception in certain areas, particularly in lower elevation villages like Lukla, Namche Bazaar, and Dingboche. However, coverage can be intermittent or unavailable in more remote and higher altitude areas.

  2. Satellite Phones: Trekking agencies, guides, or expedition teams may carry satellite phones for emergency communication. Satellite phones can provide reliable communication in areas where there is no mobile phone coverage. They are particularly useful for emergencies or urgent situations.

  3. Wi-Fi: Some tea houses and lodges along the trekking route offer Wi-Fi services for guests. However, these services may be limited, slow, or unreliable, especially at higher elevations. Wi-Fi is often available for a fee and may have restrictions on usage.

  4. VHF Radios: Guides and trekking groups may use VHF (Very High Frequency) radios for communication between team members or with support staff. VHF radios can provide direct and real-time communication, especially in areas without mobile phone coverage.

  5. Emergency Communication Devices: Personal locator beacons (PLBs) or satellite messenger devices (e.g., SPOT or Garmin inReach) allow trekkers to send SOS signals or preset messages via satellite. These devices can be essential for emergency communication and rescue coordination in remote areas.

  6. Local Landline Phones: Some tea houses or lodges may have landline phones for local communication. However, these may not be available in all locations, and international calls may not be possible.

It's essential to have multiple communication options and to inform someone of your itinerary and emergency contacts before embarking on a trek in the Everest region. While communication can be challenging in remote mountainous areas, these options help ensure safety and provide peace of mind during the trek.

 

Here are some points to consider regarding insurance coverage for trekking agency staff:

  1. Employee Insurance: Trekking agencies often provide insurance coverage for their staff, including guides, porters, and other support personnel. This insurance may include medical coverage, emergency evacuation, and compensation for accidents or injuries that occur during trekking expeditions.

  2. Types of Coverage: Insurance coverage for trekking agency staff may vary in terms of the types of risks and incidents covered. It's essential for trekking agencies to have comprehensive insurance policies that address the specific challenges and hazards associated with trekking in mountainous terrain.

  3. Verification: Before booking a trek with a specific trekking agency, you can inquire about their insurance coverage for staff. Reputable agencies should be transparent about their insurance policies and provide assurance that their staff are adequately covered.

  4. Professionalism and Reputation: Trekking agencies with a strong reputation for professionalism and safety are more likely to prioritize insurance coverage for their staff. Look for agencies that have positive reviews, certifications, and a track record of responsible trekking operations.

  5. Legal Requirements: In Nepal, trekking agencies are required to comply with certain regulations and standards to ensure the safety of their clients and staff. Insurance coverage for staff may be a legal requirement or a best practice adopted by responsible trekking agencies.

Ultimately, when choosing a trekking agency for your adventure in Nepal, it's important to consider factors such as safety measures, staff training, equipment quality, and insurance coverage. By selecting a reputable and responsible agency, you can enjoy your trek with peace of mind knowing that safety considerations are prioritized for both staff and clients.

 

 

 

 

 

Additional Information

During the Everest base camp trek, you have a pretty wide selection of the food items on the tea houses menus which are originated and prepared by the local community, the names of the most common meals name given below.

Common Breakfast options: Tibetan Breads (a fried bread in oil, it’s also named by Gurung bread in Annapurna area), Chapati with Cheese (dry bread- a local wheat bread), Oatmeal, French toast with jam, honey and peanut butter, Corn Flakes, Hashed brown, fried, Scrambles and boiled eggs, pancakes, porridge with milk, Muesli, Vegetable items and any kind of hot drinks are available except espresso, Americano
Common Lunch options:  different verity of Thukpa (noodle soup), Dahl and Bhat (Nepalese local meal), Momo’s (dumplings), Tibetan / chapatti bread, Marconi, Spaghetti, Sherpa Stew, a verity of soups, steaks, potatoes items, Sandwiches, Pizza, rice with curry, spring rolls, burgers and Pizza, yak steak and desserts items.
Common Dinner options:  Momo’s (dumplings) different verity of Thukpa (noodle soup), Dahl and Bhat (Nepalese local meal), Tibetan / chapatti bread, Marconi, Spaghetti, Sherpa Stew, a verity of soups, steaks, potatoes items, Sandwiches, Pizza, rice with curry, spring rolls, Raman soups, burgers and Pizza, yak steak, desserts items, hot and cold drinks are available on the menus on tea house, the menu’s selected meals are fresh and healthy with hygienic specialists by the mountain for the mountain trekkers.On the tea houses, the menu has plenty of non-veg items are mentioned but officially any of the meats are not our list of recommendations because the meat in the mountain such as high areas is not sanitary and healthy. However, we would like to persuade you to avoid taking meat, Alcoholic drinks, and smoking.
Deseret and Snack options: Rice Pudding, Apple pie, fruit snicker/ mars bar, popcorns, cake, and pastries, etc.
Hot Drink options: Varieties of hot drinks like black, milk coffees, black, mint, ginger, Green, lemon honey teas, hot chocolates, hot mango juice, hot oranges juice, hot pineapple juice.
 

(1)Comfortable hiking boots/Socks

(2)Trekking poles

(3Headlight

(4)Water bottle

(5)First-aid kit

(6)Water purification drops or taps late

(7)Down jacket

(8)Sleeping bag

(9)Sunglasses

(10)Full fingers gloves

(11)Raincoat

(12)Sunscreen

(13)Fleece

(14)Thermal cap

(15)Duffel Bag or back pack

Trip Reviews (2)

I completed the Everest Base Camp and 3 high passes Trek with Adventure  Nepal Eco Treks in November 2014 and it was a fantastic experience, made even better by the exceptional service provided by Devi Baral at Adventure  Nepal Eco Treks

 

“The best service Everest Base Camp and 3 High Passes Trek”

15th Mar, 2022


This was one of the best holidays I have ever had. Devi arranged everything for us perfectly- buses, taxis, planes, hotels, all went without a hitch. And the TREKKING- wonderful- I could have stayed in the mountains another week- stunning mountain scenery, lovely people, fabulous rhododendrons, fascinating glimpses of medieval farming in an unbelievable landscape- and thanks to our guide Kumar all taken at an easy pace, with great places to stop at the end of the day. Will definitely be back, and will definitely use Adventure Nepal Eco Treks again in future!!

Awesome trekking in Nepal

15th Mar, 2022


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