Trip Difficulty: Streneous
Trip Style: Peak Climbing
Transport: As per Itinerary
Food: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner(BLD)
Accommodation: Hotel, Lodge
Group Size: Min 1 Pax
Max Elevation: 6,189 m
Best Time: March - May & Sept - Dec
- Thrilling flight to Lukla
- Trek through Sagarmatha National Park
- Explore Namche Bazar
- Visit Tengboche monastery, the oldest monastery in the Khumbu region
- Experience the culture and lifestyle of Sherpas
- Reach the top of three peaks Pokalde Peak, Island Peak, and Lobuche Peak
- Cross Cho La Pass
- Adventurous and difficult trail
- Walk over gorges, snowy, steep, glacier, and rocky paths
- Witness stunning landscape and panoramic views of the Himalayas like Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Lobuche, Mt. Kongde, etc
About Khumbu Climbing
Three Peak Climbing involves scaling three famous peaks of the Khumbu region. While Everest Three Peak Climbing, you will be reaching top of Pokalde Peak (5,806 m), Island Peak (6,189 m), and Lobuche Peak (6,119 m). Along with that, you will also cross Cho La Pass (5,420 m). Three Peak Climbing is an adventurous and strenuous journey perfect for those who are seeking challenges in the Himalayas. Among these three peaks, Lobuche Peak is the most difficult to climb, whereas Pokalde Peak is the easier one. Overall this stimulating venture offers a lifetime experience and achievement. You will explore hidden corners of the Khumbu region, where only a few have visited. Likewise, the trail presents stunning landscape, and views for the top of these three peaks are unbelievable.
Three Peak Climbing allows you to test your endurance. You will spend many nights amidst snow-covered mountains, where your only family and friends will be your team. Pokalde Peak is also known as Dolma Ri, and it is the first peak you will scale. Then comes Island Peak is also known as Imja Tse situated in the heart of Everest. This peak is famous for its attractive appearance. After summiting Island Peak, you head towards Lobuche Peak, which includes technical climbing as well. As you move further, nature will unfold breath-taking views that will keep motivating you. The route to all of these peaks goes through a glacier, rocky, steep, and snowy paths.
Not only that, during your stay in the villages, you get to experience a rich culture, tradition, and unique lifestyle of the locals. The trail is full of ancient stupas, prayer wheels, chortens decorated with prayer flags, and artistic monasteries. You will visit the oldest monastery in the region, the Tengboche monastery. Similarly, the trail also passes by Sagarmatha National Park and several other dense forests. The national park is home to hundreds of flora and fauna. Crossing rushing rivers over suspension bridges, streams over old wooden bridges, and passes add more thrill in the venture.
What to expect during Everest Three Peaks Climbing?
Everest Three Peak Climbing is a life changing event. You will reach the top of three very famous peaks of the Khumbu region. You will experience the thrill of both standings amidst the Himalayas and traversing through picturesque villages. You get to see views of numerous Himalayan mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Lobuche, Mt. Kongde, Mt. Baruntse, and many others along with stunning landscape views.
Why go on Three Peaks Climbing with us?
We are active and professional climbers who have scaled these three peaks before many times. We are well-known with the route and the environment and can provide the best service. While traveling with us, you will be in the hands of experts who will support you towards your adventurous journey from beginning to end.
Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) Symptoms & Prevention
Acute mountain sickness is an illness that occurs due to high elevation. It generally happens if your body is not acclimatized with the altitude. Also known as altitude sickness, it can happen to anyone regardless of their health and physical condition. Read below to know more about its symptoms and preventive measures.
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
Three Peaks Climbing difficulty
Three Peaks Climbing is a true adrenaline rush in the Himalayas. You will climb three peaks and that is not a joke. The trail will be extremely strenuous and involves technical climbing as well. You will be climbing on steep snowy slopes, glaciers, snow-covered narrow paths, crossing several crevasses, snow walls, and icefall. Therefore, very strong physical fitness and prior trekking experience are needed to pursue this journey.
Best time to go to Everest Three Peaks Climbing
The weather in the Himalayas is unpredictable. However, with the data collected over the years, you can see from March to May and October to November has the most stable weather. This means spring and autumn are the best time to go on Everest Three Peak Climbing. In the lower elevation, the climate is more on the moderate side with cold mornings and nights. As the elevation goes higher, you will find bright sunny days and cold nights.
Accommodation during Three Peaks Climbing
In the villages, you stay overnight in the lodge or teahouse while during climbing, you stay overnight in a tent. Lodge offers basic twin-sharing rooms with limited facilities, and most of the time common toilets. In camps, we will carry all the required equipment and necessities with us. We will carry sleeping tents, dining tents, and washrooms tents to a higher elevation.
Food & Water on Three Peaks Climbing
In the lodge/tea house, meals will be served as per their menu. You can find a good variety of dishes on the menu. Dal bhat, curries, egg, meat, momo, pasta, sandwich, pudding, porridge, bread, etc can be found. During camping, all the meals get prepared by our trained porters. They will cook and serve meals.
During trekking, you can refill your water bottle in lodge and teahouse. For extra safety, carry water purification tablets. In the camp, we will have adequate stored drinking water that you can have. We highly encourage you to not buy plastic water bottles on the trail and leave it behind.
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.