The most challenging and dramatic way to get acquainted with the grandeur of the Everest region
The Three Passes Lodge Trek connects all the four of the main valleys close to Everest. Leaving Namche Bazaar, the 17,530-foot Renjo La is the first of the high passes and offers jaw-dropping views down to Gokyo Lake with Mount Everest poking its head through the clouds in the distance.
After a visit to the sacred Gokyo Lakes, we cross the famous Cho La Pass (17,780 feet) offering absolutely stunning views of Ama Dablam.
The third, final, highest and most spectacular of the three passes is the Kongma La (18,155 feet), provides a panorama all the way east to Makalu, the world's fifth highest peak.