What to expect during Everest Three High Passes Trek?
Everest Three High Passes Trek is an adventurous and challenging journey. During the trek, you cross three high passes of the Khumbu region that can get super difficult. Walking on the steep, snowy, and rocky slopes, you reach the top of the pass. The route to these passes is surely demanding, but the reward you will get is unbelievable. Himalayan mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde, Lobuche, and numerous others will enhance the journey.
Why trek to Everest Three High Passes with us?
Our extensive experience and care for our guests during the journey are one of the main reasons, we recommend ourselves to you. We are a team of professional climbers and trekkers who has mapped this trail numerous times. We not only give you the best service but also let you contribute to the environment while traveling with us. We apply many eco-friendly methods on tour trips and also work closely with the locals.
Three Passes Everest map
Go through our Three Passes Everest map to know more about the route. We have designed our map according to our itinerary. This map will help you understand the villages, you will be passing through along with all the major attractions.
Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) Symptoms & Prevention
Acute mountain sickness is also popularly known as altitude sickness, which happens due to high altitude. More specifically, AMS is an illness that usually occurs during high altitude journey when the body did not get acclimatized with increased altitude. Keeping this in mind, we take all the measures to keep you away from altitude sickness during the trek.
Read below to know about symptoms and prevention of altitude sickness:-
Symptoms of altitude sickness
- Difficulty in sleeping
- Dizziness or light-headedness
- Loss of appetite
- Nausea or vomiting
- Shortness of breath with exertion
- Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
- Keep yourself hydrated
- Do not drink alcoholic beverages
- Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
- Try to spend the night in lower altitude
- Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
- Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
- Do not push yourself
Best time to go to Everest Three High Passes Trek
Spring (March to May) and Autumn (October to November) is the best time to go on Three Passes Trek. During this time of the year, the weather is more on the stable side along with a moderate climate, which is perfect for trekking in the Himalayas.
Winter and Monsoon are not the ideal time to go on Everest Three Passes Trek. Heavy snowfall and rain make the trail dangerous and views unclear.
Accommodation during Everest Three High Passes Trek
You will stay overnight in the lodge or guest house as per the availability. There will be basic facilities in the lodge with the small twin-sharing room. Single rooms are not available most of the time. In some places, you might find attached washrooms, but generally, the washroom is on a sharing basis. We will try our best to book you the best available night stay for you.
Food & Water on Everest Base Camp Trek
Dal bhat tarkari is the most staple, energizing, and affordable option to have as a meal. In the lower altitude, you will find a wide range of food options from pasta, sandwiches, pastries, pudding, porridge, momo to several options of beverages. As the altitude increases, the price of the food gets higher, and the option becomes limited.
Getting travel insurance is like a backup that you can relay during emergencies. It is very important to take our travel insurance when you are traversing in remote areas, where there are no facilities. Our guides are well-trained in first aid and can handle any situation calmly, but if things get out of control then you might have to get airlifted. In this case, travel insurance comes handy. We strongly recommend that you take out well-covering travel insurance for you that covers things like evacuation, medical bills, theft, and loss of property.
Along with our fixed departures and offered itinerary, we are also open to the tailor-made itinerary. You can share your available date, time, and any specific requirement with us, and we will design a custom trip for you as per your needs. Feel free to get in touch with us anytime.
While traveling with us, you will only leave your footprint behind. We perform sustainable and eco-friendly tourism. We are aware of all the environmental crisis, therefore we try to incorporate as much as possible good practices during our trek & tour to preserve our environment. Things, like not leaving our waste behind on the trail, encourage to use reusable water bottles, and carrying eco-friendly equipment are few of our steps.