Trip Overview

Embark on the Ultimate Himalayan Odyssey: Everest Three Passes Trek

Prepare for an extraordinary adventure as you embark on the Everest Three Passes Trek, a Himalayan odyssey that transcends the ordinary. This trek is a symphony of challenges and rewards, taking you through the iconic Everest Base Camp, Kala Patthar, Chola Pass, Renjo La Pass, and Kongma La Pass. Brace yourself for a journey that explores the very heart of the Khumbu region.

Explore Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar:

Your trek begins with the exploration of Everest Base Camp, the iconic staging ground for climbers attempting the summit. The journey continues to Kala Patthar, where the sunrise unveils an unrivaled panorama of Everest, Nuptse, and Lhotse. It’s a visual feast that sets the tone for the challenges that lie ahead.

Chola Pass Adventure from Zongla:

As you traverse from Zongla, the trail leads you to the exhilarating Chola Pass. This high-altitude crossing is not for the faint-hearted, offering a thrilling ascent and breathtaking views of glacial landscapes. Conquering Chola Pass becomes a badge of honor on this epic trek.

Renjo La Pass from Gokyo:

The journey takes an exhilarating turn as you navigate towards Gokyo and tackle the formidable Renjo La Pass. The pass, adorned with prayer flags, presents a gateway to breathtaking views of Gokyo Lakes and the surrounding Himalayan peaks. It’s a spiritual ascent that resonates with the soul

Kongma La Pass from Chhukung:

Chhukung becomes the starting point for the challenging ascent to Kongma La Pass. This high-altitude crossing offers a unique perspective of Ama Dablam and Makalu. The sense of accomplishment at the summit is matched only by the panoramic views that stretch as far as the eye can see.

Why Choose Everest Three Passes Trek:

  • Ultimate Himalayan Challenge: Conquer three high mountain passes – Kongma La, Chola Pass, and Renjo La – for a truly unparalleled trekking experience.
  • Iconic Everest Landmarks: Visit Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar for a close encounter with the world’s highest peak.
  • Varied Landscapes: Traverse glacial terrains, serene lakes, and rugged mountain paths, experiencing the full spectrum of Himalayan landscapes.

Prepare for the Everest Trilogy:

Our comprehensive guide ensures you are well-prepared for the Everest Three Passes Trek. From altitude considerations to gear essentials, we equip you with the knowledge needed to make this extraordinary journey safe and unforgettable.

Embark on the Everest Three Passes Trek, where every pass conquered is a triumph, every vista is a masterpiece, and every step echoes with the spirit of the Himalayas. Join us as we guide you through this ultimate Himalayan odyssey, where adventure meets exploration, and the soul of the mountains unfolds with every step.

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Tour Highlight

  • Three High Mountain Passes:
    • Kongma La Pass (5,535m): The highest and most challenging of the three, offering spectacular views of surrounding peaks and glaciers.
    • Cho La Pass (5,360m): Known for its stunning panoramas and the thrill of crossing a glacier.
    • Renjo La Pass (5,360m): Offers one of the best views of the entire Everest range, including a unique angle on Everest itself.
  • Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar:
    • Visit the iconic Everest Base Camp (5,364m), a dream destination for many trekkers.
    • Ascend Kala Patthar (5,555m) for one of the best views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse.
  • Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo Ri:
    • Explore the stunning Gokyo Lakes, a series of six emerald lakes.
    • Climb Gokyo Ri (5,383m) for a panoramic sunrise view of the highest peaks.

Trip Facts

Group Size: 1- 15 PAX
Duration: 19 Days
Highest Elevation: 5555M
Accomodation: Choose one
Trip Start: Kathmandu
Trip End: Kathmandu
Average Dist. per Day: 12 KM
Average Time per Day: 5 Hrs
Trip Grading: Challenging

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Day 01

Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport

Welcome to Nepal! We will receive you the airport and transport you to hotel.

Meals: No Meals
Accomodation: Standard Hotel Lodge
Elevation: 1365M Kathmandu Elevation
Highest Point : 1365M Kathmandu
Day 02

Pre-trip meeting and sightseeing around Kathmandu valley

The day beings with a meeting and introducing with your trek and tour leader. After breakfast, we organize a short meeting at the hotel lobby. The meeting finalizes the preparation of the trek. In the meeting, you need to bring three copies of passport copy size photos, and travel insurance copy. Soon, the day tour will starts and on the tour visit most highlighted places of Kathmandu.

PASHUPATINATH TEMPLE
Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most visited and sacred places of Hindu. According to Hindu mythology, Pashupatinath is one of four Dham. It is not only a religious place also the cremation place. The dead body is burning with firewood in the bank of holy river Bagmati.

BOUDDHA STUPA
Bouddhanath Stupa is one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world. While touring in Buddha you can meet the monks, learn Buddhism, gather the information about Thankas, and its significants.

BHAKTAPUR DURBAR SQUARE
Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a royal palace built in centuries ago when Nepal had 22 and 24 state kingdom. The palace is famous with the name of fifty-five windows durbar, Nyatapol Mandir the tallest temple in Nepal. The Lion Gate, Golden Gates, The statue of King BhupatindraMalla and the pottery where the potter makes are the main attractions of Bhaktapur.After finished the tour, the evening time is to review the luggage for the trek. If you interested you can walk around Thamel, choose the restaurant for dinner.

Meals: Breakfast
Accomodation: Standard Hotel Lodge
Elevation: 1365M Kathmandu Elevation
Highest Point : 1365M Kathmandu
Day 03

Fly to Lukla (2,840m). Trek to Manjo (2,630m)

Wake up early in the morning and head to the the airport for a flight to Lukla. We take a packed breakfast today. After a short scenic flight to Lukla, we begin the trek, after meeting our local trekking staff. We reach Manjo via Phakding today, located on the banks of Dhudhkoshi River.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accomodation: Standard Hotel / Teahouse Lodge
Elevation: 2610 M Phakding Elevation
Highest Point : 2840M Lukla
Day 04

Trek to Namche Bazaar (3441m)

Following Dudh Koshi River and then a climb to reach Namche takes approximately 4 hours. We cross the river several times, encountering yaks and mules along the trail. Finally, the trail on the banks finishes and we start ascending on a steep gradient up, crossing the highest suspension bridge of Everest Region. The climb is steep, so we walk at a comfortable pace. Finally, we reach Namche, the biggest town in the region. Enjoy the lunch and stroll around Namche and visit a museum that belongs to Sherpa culture, and the history records of Mt. Everest expedition by Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary, the first ones to scale Everest.

Meals: BLD
Accomodation: Standard Guesthouse Lodge
Elevation: 3441M Elevation
Highest Point : 3441 M Namche
Day 05

Trek to Khumjung

Today you will hike up to Syangboche and The view of Namche, Khumjung village, and the massive summits in front are stupendous from Syangboche. And continue to Khumjung village. Explore the village, museum, where we see skull of Yeti.

Day 06

Trek to Tengboche Hill Station (3880m)

After breakfast at the hotel, we heard north towards Tengboche, a superb hill for photography and Himalayan view. The monastery at Tengboche is one of the major highlights of Everest Base Camp standard trek. To reach Tengboche we need to walk for about 6 hours today, which includes a steep uphill bit on the second half of the day. In the evening, we walk around the Tengboche monastery and visit the monastery. Enjoy the beautiful evening with spectacular views at Tengboche Hill.

Day 07

Trek to Dingboche (4350m)

After breakfast we trek down to Debuche and continue on to Pangboche, which is a major Sherpa settlement. Walking through the village, we get to see Mt. Ama Dablam towering us from the right, making a picture perfect setting for the village to be in. In fact, the mountain will be at a stone’s throw away from us as we walk. On undulating trails we cross a river and make a short climb up to Dingboche valley.

Day 08

Hike up to Naragsang Hill (5,090m)and Trek back to Dingboche (4,350m)

Today is the second rest and acclimatization day of this trek. After morning breakfast, we will walk around Dingboche. We hike up to Naragsang Hill. After returning from the day hike, we rest at the guesthouse and prepare for next day. Enjoy a hearty dinner in Dingboche.

Day 09

Trek to Chhukung (4710m)

From Dingboche to Chhukung is about two and half an hours walking in slightly uphill at the altitude of 4710m.

Day 10

Trek to Lobuche via Kongma La, 5,535 m

Get Up early morning and starts the first adventure journey of this program. We need to pack lunch for that and have to order in the previous night, that is done by the guide. The trip begins from about 5:00 AM in the Winter and 4:30 AM in the Autumn and Spring with the headlamp. It depends on the walking pace, normally reach at the top in 3.5 hours. The beginning is not so much tough but in the end, need to push up that may be hard. After reaching the top the view heals up the pain and relaxes the tiredness. And finally, get to Lobuche via crossing the tough glacier.

Day 11

Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,364 m) then back to Gorak Shep (5,170m)

Today we walk to the main destination of the trek – Everest Base Camp. The rocky walk by the Khumbu glacier is quite rough and precarious on some bits, so do be careful. The first village we reach is Gorakshep where we have our lunch and continue to Everest Base Camp. On the way to Base Camp it is important to bring some snacks and water. Explore the Base Camp and return to the guesthouse which is about 5 hours up and down.

Day 12

Hike up to Kalapattar (5,555m) early in the morning and trek to Dzongla

This is also a challenging day. Early morning we hike up the Kalapathar to catch the sunrise. As we climb up the mountains come to an eye level. We get a panoramic view of the Khumbu mountains from the top, from where we can see Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lhotse and many others peaks. You make an easy descent to Gorakshep and have breakfast before trekking to Dzongla, a tiny hamlet at the base of Cholaste mountain.

Day 13

Dzongla to Gokyo via Chola Pass (5360m)

Again, early morning get up and ready for the next adventure of Chola Pass. It is an iconic pass of Everest. Today also we need to carry packed lunch because we not get any teashops until we get to Thangna. It is a quite long day and nearly 500m we need to walk above the ice-path. Crampons are ideally good for walking on the icy path. Once you reach the top, you will be rewarded with astonishing views of the Himalayas. After Chola Pass we need to cross the largest glacier, Nagzuma to get Gokyo.

Day 14

Trek to Gokyo Ri (5,383m) and back to Gokyo

An early morning hike up to Gokyo Ri (5383m) takes us to an amazing viewpoint to see the mountains. After, about 2.5-3 hrs hiking you will be on the top of Gokyo Ri, one of the highlights of the trip. From here, you can see a panoramic view of mountains including Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Nuptse, Gyachung Khang, Numbur, Thamserku, Cholatse, and Tawoche in addition to Ngozumpa Glacier and Gokyo Valley and the lake by the side.

Day 15

Trek to Lungde via Renjo La, 5,340 m

It’s the final day for the early morning wake-up, walk-in torchlight, and have packed lunch. Renjo La Pass and its path are comparatively easy than others; Kong Mo La and Chola Pass. From the beginning to the Renjo La the trail is steep up and long. Once you get on the top then you will forget everything, none of the passes or viewpoints can beat Renjo La. It gives a beautiful view. From here we can Mt. Makalu as well. After spending an amount of time we trek down to Lungde.

Day 16

Trek down to Namche Bazaar

Our journey to Namche from Lungde starts after breakfast. Today we descent to Namche via different towns; Marlung, Thame, Thomo. Finally we reach Namche Bazaar.

Day 17

Trek down to Lukla

After finishing the trek, we make our way to Lukla which will be our final stop in Solukhumbu region. For lunch, we stop at Phakding, a village that lies on the banks of Dudhkoshi River

Day 18

Morning Fly back to Kathmandu

This morning you will flight out from Lukla to Kathmandu, and upon arrival your guide transfers you to the hotel. A good rest after a long trek will be crucial. In the evening, you have leisure time to stroll around Thamel and do any souvenir shopping if you like.

Day 19

Trip Conclude, final departure.

The trip concludes today. Your guide will drop you off at the international airport for your departure back home.

What Includes & Excludes

Includes

Accomodation

  • Three Nights in Kathmandu and Eleven nights in the mountain

Flight

  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu domestic airfare

Guides and Porters

  • Trekking Porters – We Assign a porter for each two trekkers.
  • An English speaking local guide

Additional Services

  • All government taxes and official expenses.
  • Farewell dinner one night before the client’s final departure in a typical Nepali Restaurant with culture dance. Your guide will accompany you.
  • Trekking/tour permits, entrance fees.
  • Accommodation, foods, insurance, salary, equipment, and medicine for field staffs.

Guides and Porters

  • Trekking Porters – We Assign a porter for each two trekkers.
  • An English speaking local guide

Transports

  • All ground transportation as per itinerary
  • From and to the airport transfer to the hotel on a private tourist vehicle on your International arrival and departure.
  • Kathmandu Ramechhap round trip in sharing basis tourist vehicle

Excludes

  • Anything not mentioned in the price includes.
  • Personal trekking gears/equipment.
  • Tips for trekking staff (Tipping is expected).
  • Lunch and dinner in the city.
  • All drinks including bottled/boiled water along the trekking route
  • Visa fees and travel insurance.
  • International airfare to and from Nepal.

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Equipment List

Outfit

  • Shoes/Boots
  • A pair light trekking shoes or sneakers to wear in and about camps or lodge.
  • A pair light to medium weight waterproof hiking/trekking boots. Make sure the size and should have to be avoidable for blister.
  • At least four pairs of liner socks, synthetic. And three pair heavyweight socks to be worn over liner socks.
  • Two pair of trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees.
  • Two pairs of lightweight long underwear.
  • Two pairs of nylon hiking shorts.
  • A soft shell jacket, water resistant, with insulation, underarm ventilation zippers. The full front zipper is preferable for ventilation.
  • Two long sleeve polyesters, light colored shirts for sunny days.

Warmth

  • Neck Warmer
  • Light weight Down Jacket and Sleeping Bag
  • A pair of lightweight socks, a good option for the lower / warmer parts of the trail and also on lodges at the time of dinner.
  • A pair liner woolen gloves for mild days and heavy for morning and evening
  • Warm wool or synthetic hat

Accessories

  • Small Day Pack
  • Underwear, stay away from cotton.
  • For women two synthetic sports bras, no cotton.

Climbing Gears

  • A neck gaiter
  • A pair of expeditions style gaiters- ensure fit over your boots
  • Non- locking carabiner
  • D –Shaped locking
  • An ascender
  • A mountaineering ice axe with a leash
  • Climbing Helmet and Harness
  • A pair of steel crampons

Documents and Money

  • Durable wallet/pouch for travel documents, money & passport
  • Airline tickets
  • Passport and extra passport photos (2 copies)

Electronics

  • Additional Batteries Powerbank , Solar Charger
  • Additional batteries for Head Lamp
  • Head Lamp

Medicine and First Aid

  • Sunscreen (SPF 40)
  • Lip balm (At least SPF 20)
  • Band-aids
  • Anti-infection ointments
  • Immodium or Pepto bismol capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea
  • Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude related headaches
  • Ibuprofen for general aches and pains

Important Info

Ultimate Guide to Everest Three Passes Trek

The Everest Three Passes Trek is one of the most challenging and rewarding treks in the Everest region. It offers adventurers the opportunity to cross three high-altitude passes—Kongma La (5,535 meters), Cho La (5,420 meters), and Renjo La (5,360 meters)—while enjoying stunning views of the Himalayan peaks, including Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu. This trek is perfect for seasoned trekkers looking for an immersive and less crowded experience in the Everest region.

Best Time to Visit

  • Autumn (September to November): Clear skies, stable weather, and moderate temperatures make this the best time for trekking.
  • Spring (March to May): Pleasant temperatures and blooming rhododendrons enhance the trekking experience.
  • Winter (December to February): Possible but challenging due to cold temperatures and snow-covered passes.
  • Monsoon (June to August): Heavy rains and clouds can obscure views and make trails slippery.

Key Highlights

  1. Kongma La Pass (5,535 meters)
    • Overview: The highest of the three passes, offering panoramic views of Nuptse, Lhotse, Makalu, and Ama Dablam.
    • Route: Typically crossed en route from Chhukung to Lobuche.
    • Challenges: Steep ascent and descent, often snow-covered and rocky.
  2. Cho La Pass (5,420 meters)
    • Overview: A challenging pass with stunning views of the Khumbu Glacier and surrounding peaks.
    • Route: Connects the villages of Dzongla and Gokyo.
    • Challenges: Steep, icy, and rocky terrain requiring careful navigation.
  3. Renjo La Pass (5,360 meters)
    • Overview: Offers some of the best views of the Everest region, including the Gokyo Lakes and the Himalayas.
    • Route: Typically crossed on the way from Gokyo to Lungden.
    • Challenges: Less technical but long and tiring, with spectacular panoramic views

Travel Tips

  • Permits: Ensure you have the necessary permits, including the Sagarmatha National Park Permit and the TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card.
  • Acclimatization: Proper acclimatization is crucial. Plan rest days and listen to your body to avoid altitude sickness.
  • Packing: Pack appropriately for varying weather conditions. Include warm clothing, trekking boots, and essential gear.
  • Hydration and Nutrition: Stay hydrated and maintain a balanced diet to keep your energy levels up.
  • Safety: Hire a reputable guide or join a trekking group for safety and local knowledge.

Conclusion

The Everest Three Passes Trek offers an unparalleled adventure in the Everest region, combining the thrill of high-altitude passes with the beauty of the Himalayas and the cultural richness of the Sherpa people. With proper preparation and a sense of adventure, this trek promises to be a highlight of your travels in Nepal.

Why Us

Why travel with
Broad Adventures

Since 2010, we have curated unique itineraries that offer once-in-a-lifetime experiences, ensuring every trip is filled with joy and adventure. Our focus on the fun factor and the right amount of challenge allows you to achieve a profound sense of personal accomplishment, all while enjoying the camaraderie of like-minded travelers.

Small-Group Adventures

Small-Group Adventures

Join an intimate group of like-minded travelers who share your passion for discovering the world's wonders safely and confidently. Our small group settings foster a deeper connection with your fellow explorers and the incredible destinations we visit.

Expert Local Guides

Expert Local Guides

We exclusively employ local guides and porters for their unparalleled knowledge and expertise. Their insights and firsthand experiences enrich your journey, giving you a deeper understanding and appreciation of the local culture, history, and environment.

Responsible for Tourism

Responsible for Tourism

Your safety is our utmost priority. Our dedicated team of trained professionals ensures the highest standards of care, including providing fresh and hygienic meals, comprehensive First Aid supplies, and round-the-clock communication services. We are committed to responsible tourism practices, emphasizing the importance of sustainable and ethical travel.

Health and Saftey

Health and Saftey

Promoting responsible tourism is essential, as it calls for a collective effort from everyone involved in the industry. By prioritizing health and safety, we ensure that each journey is not only enjoyable but also respectful of the destinations and communities we visit.

How can we help you?

  • City Tour Equipment
  • City Tour Season
  • Climbing Equipment
  • Climbing Season
  • General Questions
  • Guide and Staffs
  • Nepal Overview
  • Tipping
  • Transportations
  • Trekking Equipment
  • Trekking Season
  • VISA info
  • Weather and Temperature

Do you provide any equipment for the trek?

Broad Adventure provides you a basic equipment like a Sleeping Bag and a down Jacket, for the tea-house trek. And for the climbing trip, we provide the basic equipment. For a camping trek check it once including the section.

What is the time zone of Nepal?

NPT (UTC+05:45)

What cultural attractions can I explore in Kathmandu?

Kathmandu is home to historical sites like Durbar Square, Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple), and Pashupatinath Temple. These landmarks showcase Nepal’s rich cultural and religious heritage, providing visitors with a deep insight into the country’s history.

What are the must-visit cities in Nepal?

Kathmandu, Pokhara, Bhaktapur, and Patan are popular cities offering rich cultural experiences. Each city has its own unique charm, historical sites, and vibrant local markets.

Do you provide any equipment for the trek?

Broad Adventure provides you a basic equipment like a Sleeping Bag and a down Jacket, for the tea-house trek. And for the climbing trip, we provide the basic equipment. For a camping trek check it once including the section.

Do I need to tip the guide and porters? What is the standard tip?

Tips is expected by your team members and normally the standard is 10% of your total trip cost.

What is the climbing season in Nepal?

The main climbing seasons are spring (April to May) and autumn (September to November). During these times, the weather is more stable, providing safer and more favorable conditions for climbing expeditions.

Are there other mountains in Nepal suitable for climbing?

Yes, Nepal is home to numerous trekking peaks and mountains suitable for climbing, such as Island Peak, Mera Peak, and Lobuche East. These peaks offer a challenging yet rewarding experience for climbers of various skill levels.

Can I climb Mount Everest as a tourist?

Climbing Mount Everest requires significant preparation, experience, and permits. Most climbers join organized expeditions with experienced guides. Climbing Everest is a serious undertaking that demands physical fitness, technical skills, and a high level of commitment.

Do I need to tip the guide and porters? What is the standard tip?

Tips is expected by your team members and normally the standard is 10% of your total trip cost.

What is the voltage and plug type used in Nepal?

The standard voltage is 230V, and the plug type is the Europlug (Type C) and the British-style plug (Type D). It’s advisable to bring adapters if necessary.

What is the voltage and plug type used in Nepal?

The standard voltage is 230V, and the plug type is the Europlug (Type C) and the British-style plug (Type D). It’s advisable to bring adapters if necessary.

Is it necessary to get travel insurance for Nepal?

Yes, travel insurance is highly recommended, especially for trekking and adventure activities. Ensure that your insurance covers medical emergencies, evacuation, and trip cancellations.

What languages are spoken in Nepal?

The official language is Nepali, but English is widely understood in tourist areas. Additionally, various ethnic groups have their own languages.

What is the currency used in Nepal, and are credit cards widely accepted?

The official currency is the Nepalese Rupee (NPR). While major cities and tourist areas accept credit cards, it’s advisable to carry cash in remote areas. ATMs are available in urban centers.

How can I get around within cities in Nepal?

Transportation options include taxis, rickshaws, and local buses. Walking is also a great way to explore the cities, especially in the old quarters. Many cities have well-preserved historic areas, and navigating them on foot allows for a more immersive experience.

What cultural attractions can I explore in Kathmandu?

Kathmandu is home to historical sites like Durbar Square, Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple), and Pashupatinath Temple. These landmarks showcase Nepal’s rich cultural and religious heritage, providing visitors with a deep insight into the country’s history.

Can I climb Mount Everest as a tourist?

Climbing Mount Everest requires significant preparation, experience, and permits. Most climbers join organized expeditions with experienced guides. Climbing Everest is a serious undertaking that demands physical fitness, technical skills, and a high level of commitment.

Are permits required for trekking in Nepal?

Yes, trekking permits are required for most trekking regions. The type of permit depends on the specific trekking area. It’s important to obtain the necessary permits from the respective authorities to support local conservation and management efforts.

When is the best season for treks in Nepal?

From March to mid-June and September to December is the best season for treks.

What is the fitness required for the treks?

Generally, to trek in Nepal we should have good physical and health conditions. And also able to walk 4- 7 hours in day at a high altitude with your little backpack.

Do you pick me up at the Airport upon my arrival?

Yes, our airport representative welcomes you at the airport and transfers you to the hotel in a private tourist vehicle.

Does my guide/porter speak English?

They speak English. All the guides are professional and due to their professionalism, they speak good English. The guide’s English is enough to explain the local culture, activities, and religions.

Are the treks and tours secured? What about the security?

Providing security to our clients is our principal. The government-licensed holder guides and other crew members are carefully assigned for your trip. Even though, would like to counsel you to take care of your equipment, and bags. If you doing a tea-house trek your accommodation is in a local guesthouse, where you have to be a precaution yourself at all times. And if you are on a camping trek always keep your bags inside the tent and while at nighttime please keep your bag in the middle of the tent. The camping leader assigns a Sherpa as a guard throughout the nighttime.

What sort of ground transportation do you use?

Normally we assign a car for up to 2 people and a Jeep for up to 5 people and then a bus for up to 14 PAX and Coster and Sutlej Bus depending on group size. There are some trekking routes, which are dirt roads for them we assign 4WD Jeeps. It also depends on what services you opt for.

Are the staff insured by your company?

Yes, all of the staff and crew members are insured.

Should I need to join the group?

Joining a group depends on your booking and the option that you choose. If you have booked for Private Trip then obviously you will not join. Otherwise, normally the same trip departs on the same day then the group will join.

Do you arrange a private trip?

Yes, of course, we will arrange a private tour.

How big is a group size?

We will try to arrange a small group of willing people, which immortalize the treks. Normally we encompass 12 -16 people in a group. (This is not to apply to those who want to do a Private Trip, no minimum and maximum for them.)

Is the drinking water okay? Or do I need to use tablets?

For drinking water you can buy bottled water and purified mineral water on tea-house treks and city tours. And in the camping trek, the camping cook provides you with boiled water. For some cases of remote area trekking it would be better to have some purification tablets that you can buy in Kathmandu.

What are the accommodations and meals like?

All the meals that you provided are hygienic and fresh. While you are on a camping trek you get meals prepared by a professional camping cook. And if you are doing a tea-house trek you will get the main course as like in the cities. For accommodation on the camping trek, you will have a tent with good-quality mattresses and a sleeping bag. And if you are on a tea-house trek you will normal twin-sharing room with basic facilities with a warm mattress and blanket, and also we provide a sleeping bag if you need it.

Is the shower facility during the tour/trek?

Yes, you can have a shower during the trek. In the camping trek, you will get a shower in a shower tent which is provided 3-4 times in the whole trek, depending on the duration of the trek. And in a tea-house trek, we will provide you attached room where possible and for the rest of town, you will pay for a shower.

Do you provide any equipment for the trek?

Broad Adventure provides you a basic equipment like a Sleeping Bag and a down Jacket, for the tea-house trek. And for the climbing trip, we provide the basic equipment. For a camping trek check it once including the section.

Is there any possibility of communicating in my hometown?

Yes, you can. In the Everest and Annapurna regions, you can connect via Phone, or Internet both available in most of the town and, in some remote routes, you may need to use a satellite phone that is carried by your trek guide or also get in the local town.

Can I charge the batteries of cameras, and phones?

Yes, you can charge your devices, but recommended you bring your plugs, and chargers and also do not leave unattended anything while charging in a lobby or somewhere in the trekking guesthouse. And if you are on a camping trek it’s quite hard to charge the phone so we advise you to bring a portable charge.

Are there any health precautions I should take before traveling to Nepal?

Vaccinations for diseases like typhoid, hepatitis, and tetanus are advisable. Altitude sickness prevention measures should be considered for high-altitude treks.

How can I find a reliable trekking guide in Nepal?

Reliable guides can be found through licensed trekking agencies, recommendations from fellow travelers, or by checking with the Nepal Tourism Board. Ensure that your guide has the necessary permits and is experienced in the chosen trekking region

Is hiring a local guide recommended for exploring Nepal?

Yes, hiring a local guide is highly recommended, especially for trekking and exploring remote areas. Guides provide valuable insights into the culture, history, and geography of the region, ensuring a safer and more enriching experience.

Is hiring a local guide recommended for exploring Nepal?

Yes, hiring a local guide is highly recommended, especially for trekking and exploring remote areas. Guides provide valuable insights into the culture, history, and geography of the region, ensuring a safer and more enriching experience.

Is Nepal a safe country for tourists?

Yes, Nepal is considered safe for tourists. However, like any travel destination, it’s essential to follow common-sense safety practices and stay updated on travel advisories. Local people are welcoming, and the country values its reputation as a safe and friendly destination.

What is the best time to visit Nepal?

The best time to visit Nepal is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is generally favorable for outdoor activities. During these periods, the skies are clear, and the temperatures are moderate.

What makes Nepal a popular tourist destination?

Nepal is renowned for its stunning Himalayan landscapes, rich cultural heritage, diverse wildlife, and warm hospitality. The country offers a unique blend of adventure, spirituality, and natural beauty.

What is the standard tip?

Tipping is subjective so it depends on your satisfaction. However, the standard is about 20% of the trip cost you can share with the staff.

Do I need to tip the guide and porters? What is the standard tip?

Tips is expected by your team members and normally the standard is 10% of your total trip cost.

Do you provide any equipment for the trek?

Broad Adventure provides you a basic equipment like a Sleeping Bag and a down Jacket, for the tea-house trek. And for the climbing trip, we provide the basic equipment. For a camping trek check it once including the section.

Are permits required for trekking in Nepal?

Yes, trekking permits are required for most trekking regions. The type of permit depends on the specific trekking area. It’s important to obtain the necessary permits from the respective authorities to support local conservation and management efforts.

Do I need a guide for trekking in Nepal?

While it’s not mandatory, hiring a local guide is highly recommended for safety, navigation, and cultural insights. Guides are familiar with the terrain, can provide valuable information about the region, and ensure a smoother trekking experience.

What are the most popular trekking destinations in Nepal?

The Everest Base Camp trek, Annapurna Circuit, Langtang Valley trek, and Manaslu Circuit are among the most popular trekking routes in Nepal. Each trek offers unique experiences, from breathtaking mountain views to encounters with diverse cultures.

When is the best season for treks in Nepal?

From March to mid-June and September to December is the best season for treks.

Do I need to tip the guide and porters? What is the standard tip?

Tips is expected by your team members and normally the standard is 10% of your total trip cost.

Can I extend my tourist visa to Nepal?

Yes, tourist visas can be extended at the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu or the Immigration Office in Pokhara. Extension fees and requirements vary, and it’s advisable to initiate the process a few days before the current visa expires.

What documents are required for a tourist visa on arrival?

Passport with at least six months validity, a completed visa application form (available at the airport), and two passport-sized photos are required. Additionally, visa fees must be paid in cash (USD or equivalent).

What are the types of visas available for tourists?

Tourist visas are available for duration ranging from 15 to 90 days. Extensions can be obtained within Nepal if needed. Other visa categories include business visas, student visas, and diplomatic visas, each with specific requirements.

How do I obtain a visa for Nepal?

Tourist visas for Nepal can be obtained upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu or at various land entry points. Alternatively, you can apply for a visa at the Nepalese embassy or consulate in your home country before traveling.

What is the monsoon season in Nepal?

The monsoon season in Nepal runs from June to early September. During this time, the country receives heavy rainfall, particularly in the southern plains and the hilly regions. The monsoon brings lush green landscapes but can also cause landslides and flooding in some areas.

What is the time zone of Nepal?

NPT (UTC+05:45)

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