Everest Three High Passes Trek
"Adventure over world highest passes within giant mountains facing awesome panorama"
- A mind-blowing adventure crossing one of the world highest passes within Everest region.
- Cross three passes: the Kongma La, Cho La and Renzo La with amazing views of Everest and other Himalayan giants
- An incredible walk with an awesome panorama of world highest mountains with Mt. Everest.
- Exploring high altitude Sherpa villages enriched with the ancient culture of the Buddhist religion.
- Walking into lovely alpine woodland and into remorseless fields of ice and glaciers.
- Visiting old monasteries of great interest in the backdrop of giant snowcapped peaks.
- Scenic and panoramic flight both ways from Kathmandu and Lukla with amazing views
Awesome Nepal Treks presents an outstanding trek and traverse around world’s highest valley of Khumbu and Everest area, truly a mind-blowing adventure on Everest Three Passes Trekking. Three Passes of Everest Trekking an adventure leading to awesome destinations between high peaks and passes where you can enjoy your adrenaline dreams into pure reality with great support and guidance of our expert and Veteran Mountain and trekking guides.
Everest Three Passes of Everest Trekking - 20 days is an adventure of a great combination of high altitude walks and traversing through the mountainscapes over scenic passes in the backdrop of natural and complete wilderness, and enjoying the walks into green forested areas of tall rhododendron-pines-oaks-birch and juniper tree lines to enter harsh and barren windswept country of rocks-ice and moraines.
Our wonderful adventure leads you into lovely Sherpa villages of Lukla, Phakding, Monjo and at famous Namche with its colorful bazaar laden with well-stocked stores and shops, cyber café, excellent restaurants and lodges with facilities of Banks and ATM as well, the walk leads further towards sleepy village of Thame to cross our first pass over Renjo-la to reach a marvelous around Gokyo Lakes and then over second pass Tsho-la to reach at Everest Base Camp with glamorous views of world highest peaks with notorious Khumbu Ice Falls and then heading towards our last and final pass of the adventure over Kongma-la to reach beautiful Imjatse valley at Dingboche.
After completing all our highlights and goal on Three Passes of Everest walk leads back into green vegetation within alpine woodland at scenic Thyangboche with its interesting monastery, as the walk descends back at Lukla for short panoramic flight back to Kathmandu to conclude our marvelous and fantastic adventure Everest Three Passes Trekking.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest
Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,830 m & trek to Phakding 2,640 m - 04 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m - 07 hrs.
Day 05: Acclimatization and exploration in Namche Bazaar.
Day 06: Trek to Thame village 3,880m - 05 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Lungden 4, 600m - 06 hours.
Day 08: Cross Renjo- La 5,465m and descend to Gokyo Lake 4,800 m - 09 hrs.
Day 09: Morning hike to Gokyo Ri and rest in Gokyo.
Day 10: Trek to Thaknak 4,700 m - 03 hrs.
Day 11: Cross Tsho-la 5,368 m and descend to Dzongla 4,850m - 09 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Lobuche 4,930 m - 04 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Everest Base Camp 5,364 m and return to Gorakshep 5,180 m - 08 hrs.
Day 14: Hike to Kalapathar 5,545 m trek to Lobuche - 07 hrs.
Day 15: Trek to Chhukung 4,750 m on crossing Kongma-la 5,535 m - 09 hrs.
Day 16: Trek to Thyangboche 3, 867 m - 06 hrs.
Day 17: Trek to Monjo 2,860 m - 07 hrs.
Day 18: Trek to Lukla - 05 hrs.
Day 19: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
Day 20: International departure for homeward bound
NOTE: During the trip, weather, local politics, transport or a multitude of other factors that are beyond our control can bring changes in the itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered; if alterations are necessary, the leader will decide what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
On reaching Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, received by our staff and then transfer to your respective hotels in the heart of Kathmandu city, after getting refreshed our guide briefs with information regarding Three Passes of Everest trekking, hotels, lodge on route with do and don’ts with evening group welcome dinner.
Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.
A free day in Kathmandu to relieve you from jetlag on long flights, our morning sightseeing tour starts after breakfast in the hotel, where you will be engrossed with tour around world heritage sites around Kathmandu visiting Old Durbar (palace) Square, and ancient stupa of Swayambhunath, after a tour head back to hotel with preparation for Three Passes of Everest Trekking next early morning.
(other options on tour of Hindu Holy Temple of Pashupatinath dedicated to Lord Shiva and Bouddhanath large Buddhist Stupa the area also known as Little Tibet)
Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,830 m & trek to Phakding 2,640m - 04 hrs.
Mornings, flight to Lukla with views of mountain range including Mt. Everest, after 30 mins of great flight reaching at Lukla with its unique airstrip a gateway Sherpa town to Everest base camp and other adventure destination.
From Lukla walk to Phakding village for overnight stop leading past Sherpa farm villages, a nice and pleasant walk with few short ups overlooking beautiful views along the walk to Phakding village located by Dudh Kosi a glacial River.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440m - 07 hrs.
After breakfast , we commence our trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 m.). The trail goes along the right bank of Dudh Koshi. Thamserku is standing majestically skyward on the opposite bank. We then reach Bengar. The trail now climbs from the riverbed on the left bank into the mountain, through a forest to Chumoa. We continue along the trail with many ups and downs; cross a stream, and pass by the tiny village Monjo. We then come to Sagarmatha National Park Service where a park entrance fee is to be deposited. We follow a short walk along the riverbed of this valley where the major river meets each other. Crossing over the Hillary bridge, trek begin steep ascent to Namche Bazar. On the way, we would have excellent views of Everest (8848m) and Lhotse (8516m.). Surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges, Namche Bazar (3440m) is a central hub of the area for food, trekking gears and other necessary goods.
Day 05: Acclimatization and exploration in Namche bazaar.
Namche Bazaar is at 3,440m, this level is consider threshold of altitude sickness. Today will be spent resting and allowing our bodies to become acclimatized to the lofty altitude.Go high and sleep low is the best way to acclimatize,best acclimatization hike for the day we recommend is to Everest view hotel,a perfect place for proper speed acclimatization before heading higher area, morning hike to Everest View Hotel which is about 2 hrs uphill walk,great spot for magnificent view of Mt Everest,Lhotse ,Amadablam and adjoining peaks of the Khumbu Himalayan panorama.
Check out the Sherpa museum for an overview of the Sherpa culture and history of mountaineering. On Saturdays, the Hatt Bazaar is open for trading and an intimate look at the locals’ marketplace. It is part of the larger Namche Bazaar, a shopping hub filled with all manner of trekking and mountaineering clothing and equipment.
Day 06: Trek to Thame 3,880m - 04 hrs.
A nice walk on pleasant trail into forest of rhododendron, oaks and pines trees passing small farm villages following Bhote Kosi River upstream to Thamo village, with small hydro project supplies electricity around Khumbu villages. From this village continue walk to reach a small bridge, with beautiful paintings of Buddha on rock wall, from the bridge walk for 45 minutes to Thame, a quiet and sleepy village seldom visited by trekkers.
This village where Tenzing Norgay spent his childhood days (first person to climb Mt. Everest) and home of another famous climber Apa Sherpa, a record holder climbed Everest 20th times Thame village has one of the oldest monasteries of this region.
Day 07: Trek to Lumden 4,600 m - 06 hrs.
Today, we will walk about 6 hrs to Lungden, upstream of Bhote Koshi River, the trails pass by many old walled Sherpa villages. During the walking you can observe varieties of plants and animals with unique Sherpa culture. We can probable also share the trail with Tibetan Yak Canavan until Marlung village who are heading to Nangpa la pass,a trading route to and from Namche to Tibet with the villagers.After leaving the junction of Tibet trail, walk continues to Lungdeng on windswept terrain further north east, walking for few hours to reach our overnight stop at Lungdeng a small village with panorama of high mountains.
Day 08: Cross over Renjo - La 5,465 m descend to Gokyo 4,800 m - 09 hrs.
From Lungdeng a Big Day! crossing the first pass of this adventure, walk leads to frozen ponds beneath Renjo La pass, offering marvelous views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Cholatse and Taboche peaks, and then over Renjo La pass at 5,465 m / 17,929 ft, one of the most difficult section of the adventure, on reaching the top of Renjo-la with views of Mt. Cho-Oyu and other high peaks, from the top with short rest then downhill to Gokyo valley and its beautiful lake, for overnight stop in the comfort of a nice lodge. Gokyo a picturesque spot its simmering emerald glacial lake and close views of Cho-Oyo world 6th highest mountain bordering Nepal and Tibet.
Day 09: Morning hike to Gokyo-Ri and rest in Gokyo.
Morning hike uphill to Gokyo Ri one of the highlight of this trip, a small peak above the lake, Gokyo Ri at 5,357m offers panorama of Mt. Cho Oyo, Gyachung Kang, Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Cholatse, Tawache and far as to Mt. Makalu.
After a wonderful stop at Gokyo Ri, head downhill to Gokyo for lunch and rest, afternoon short walk of few hours to Dragnak at the base of Chugyuma or Tsho-la (Cho) pass, above Na small place located at the foot of Ngozumba glacier.
Day 10: Trek to Thaknak 4,70o m - o4 hrs.
This is an easy day but we strongly suggest you to start early because you will have to walk through the Glacier which is the longest glacier of Nepal called Ngozumpa glacier. By the time of crossing this glacier you will hear many sounds of the rock falling and ice cracking in glacier . There are many rocks on the way which has ice underneath. During the sunny day ice melts pretty fast so we should cross this glacier before the sun gets strong. Once you get in to the Thaknak, better to climb up to the small hill for acclimatize. Stay overnight at the lodge.
Day 11: Trek to Dzongla 4,830m via Tsho-la 5,368m - 07 hrs.
Tsho-la pass day is the hardest day of the trip. Start your day after early breakfast which is steep steady climb for two hours and the trail drops down to the bottom of the Tsho-la base. After that the trail leads you through the unstable rocky mountain face toward the top . There are some Buddhist prayer flags on the top of the pass which has great views of the mountains including Lhotse 8511 m and Nuptse 7879 m. There is icy part for a while(You might need to use crampon on this section) and again the trail drops down through the huge rock and an easy walk at the end to get to the Dzongla,small lonely valley.
Day 12: Trek to Lobuche 4,930m - 05 hrs.
After a great traverse on crossing Tsho-la to Dzongla, today a moderate and pleasant walk to Lobuche as the walk leads on gentle trail above Thugla, where Khumbu glacier melts into a raging river, coming across stone memorials of unfortunate climbers who died climbing Mt. Everest, Lhotse and other high mountains. From here a nice pleasant walk brings to Lobuche for overnight stop.
Day 13: Trek to Everest Base Camp 5364 m and return to Gorakshep 5,180m - 08 hrs.
Today walk towards one of the highlight of this adventure at Everest Base Camp, few hours of short steep climb in between over glacier and moraine, reaching Gorakshep, beneath Mt. Pumori and Kalapathar.
Walk continues towards Everest Base Camp, at base camp enjoy the view of notorious Khumbu Ice Fall and glaciers, after a grand time with experience of a lifetime adventure at base camp retrace the journey back to Gorakshep for overnight halt.
Day 14: Hike to Kalapathar 5,545 m trek to Lobuche 4,930m - 07 hrs.
Early morning hike on top Kalapathar at 5,545 meters, highest point of this adventure with marvelous views of mountains including Mt. Everest at mere distance, after a great scenic moment descend to Gorakshep for breakfast and continue walk towards Lobuche for overnight stop. Afternoon rest and preparation for the last final pass of the adventure crossing over Kongma-la.
Day 15: Trek towards Chhukung 4,750 m on crossing over Kongma-la 5,535 m - 09 hrs.
After a great walk completing high scenic two passes, the path leads towards complete wilderness away from the main trekking area, walk follows over moraine and towards Khumbu glacier, on the zig-zag path walking carefully in case of fallen rocks slide, then climbing steeply towards the other side of the glacier near by the Nuptse Wall, near Mehara Peak (Khongmatse) and Pokalde peak by the base of Kogma-la at 5,200m.
From this spot walk leads towards top of Kongma-la at 5,535 the highest pass on this trip, walk leads higher up and then descending towards the glacial pond and the walk leads on the rocks and moraine path most of the way till Bibre is reached around beautiful Imjatse valley where the trails from Dingboche and Chukung joins.
After a hard day, from Bibre walk gets better as the trail leads toward Dingboche with views of surrounding high snow capped peaks, on reaching Dingboche for overnight stop in a nice cozy lodge.
Day 16: Trek to Thyangboche 3, 867m - 05 hrs.
Return journey is much easier losing heights every hour, walking downhill with few short ups to Pangboche and then to the bridge with an hour climb to Thyangboche for overnight stop,
a beautiful spot with an interesting and famous monastery overlooking magnificent views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kangtenga, Thamasarku, Kwangde and majestic Amadablam.
Afternoon with time for tour of the monastery, which was burnt by accidental fire in 1991 at present back into normal form, where you can witness young monks and elderly priest and Lama on evening prayer.
Day 17: Trek to Monjo 2,860m - 07 hrs.
After a great time descend to Imjatse River, with steep climb for an hour to Sanasa, from here on gradual path with short ups and downs to Namche Bazaar, a break here and then walk back to Dudh Kosi river valley and to Monjo for overnight stop.
Day 18: Trek to Lukla - 05 hrs.
Morning walk reaching at Phakding from here retrace the journey back to Lukla with last climb, on reaching Lukla celebrate last night dinner with fellow trekkers and staff.
Day 19: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
From Lukla taking an early morning flight back to Kathmandu with views of mountains, at Kathmandu domestic airport our staff transfers you back to respective hotels with rest of the day free at leisure
Day 20: International departure homeward bound.
Your last day in amazing Nepal in the land of Himalayan wonders, after wonderful experience and fond memories of Three Passes of Everest trekking, our staff transfer you to airport as per your time for international flight for your final departure towards homeward bound.
- Airport pick up and transfer
- Two nights hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan
- Necessary paper works and permits
- An experienced English-speaking Govt. registered trekking guide and Sherpa porters to carry luggage
- Guide & porter salary, insurance, equipment, transport, food and lodging
- Full meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the trek
- Hot drinks
- All mountain accommodation soft comfortable private twin sharing room
- Medical kit
- All government and local taxes
- Trekking equipment such as down filled sleeping bag, and duffel bag
- Meals, accommodation and transportation Kathmandu
- All kinds of bottled drinks in Mountain
- All kinds electronic device re-charge
- Hot Shower and boiled water
- Personal expenses
- Travel insurance & evacuation
- Tip to the staffs
- Any extended trip
Trips Notes & Information while joining for the trip with us:
After booking the trip with Awesome Nepal Treks there are few points that one should bear with us. Where Himalayan weather can be unpredictable sometimes with sudden change in freak weather conditions, and as well health and fitness factor of the member while on trek or just before trip departure times. Might compel us to change or reroute the itinerary to other similar destinations for the benefit and satisfaction of the clients.
Our main concern is clients and staff safety and to provide full satisfaction while you are with us on any treks and tours, and we assure you that Awesome Nepal Treks will provide best team of staff and guides with well-planned logistics, professional services to make your trip enjoyable and mesmerizing experience that will last for lifetime while holidaying with us.
Also note that our trip leader and head guide deserves final decision if the trip has to be amended, change of route or cancellation due to the extreme conditions beyond our control and as well for safety precaution. However, we will try our best to ensure that the trip runs accordingly as per our standard itinerary with some flexibility where necessary.
Experience & Fitness Required:
Three High Passes trek is not so difficult or technical, where no previous trekking and outdoor experience required, if you are a sports person or have done outdoor activities and physical fitness training it will be a great advantage and plus point.
On this trek to Everest Base Camp, one should be aware that you are walking into world’s highest areas of Everest where maximum elevation rises above 5,364 meters at base camp.
With optional climb to high and scenic Kalapathar which is at 5,545 m offers you with spectacular panorama of peaks with Everest at close distance, most of the walks within Everest and other parts of Himalaya involves lots of ups and downs. Some days can be tiring and exhausting, but rewards you with scenic views with glimpse of local colorful culture with refreshing stops in between and walking into nice lovely villages.
Around Everest mid hills where you will be walking through farm lands, well-tended terraces, where route follows on the bank of a river crossing suspension bridges with duration of minimum 4 hours, and maximum of 6 hours walks on this wonderful Everest Base Camp Treks.
All members should be physical fit with sound health to join in this marvelous walking journey on Everest base camp treks, and we strongly suggest all clients to consult with your medical doctor before travelling and joining for the trip with us.
Where doctors can provide you with advice on disease and AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) and the symptoms if it happens while on treks, for health and fitness, participant must be have positive attitude and strong determination to enjoy and making the trip a great success.
Passport & Visa Information:
Nepal Visa is easy to obtain; you may obtain from the Nepalese Embassy or Consulate or Mission offices in your home country, if it’s not possible abroad one
can obtain on arrival at Kathmandu international airport as per your convenient. Where you need to have 2 passport size photographs, Visa fees in US cash & valid passport at least for 6 months validity from the starting of the trip.
SAARC countries and China do not need visa when visiting Nepal, as per the rule and regulation and Indian nationals do not require visa.
Transit visa is provided for foreign nationality for 3 days. Visa must be obtained for staying over initial period of three days. Currently, foreign national can obtain Nepalese visa from the following border.
• Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
• Kakarvitta, Jhapa (Eastern Nepal)
• Birganj, Parsa (Central Nepal)
• Kodari, Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border)
• Belhiya, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi, Western Nepal)
• Jamuna, Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid-Western Nepal)
• Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali, Far Western Nepal)
• Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur, Far Western Nepal)
Tourist Visa Fees: 3 days transit visa - Free of Cost
Multiple entry 15 days - US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 30 days - US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 90 days - US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency
(For further information, please, contact Department of Immigration, Maitighar, Impact Building, Kathmandu, and Tel: 00977-1-4221996 / 4223590 / 4222453,
Download visa form-: www.nepalimmigration.gov.np
In Everest Base Camp Trek, minimum group size would be two persons and maximum group size of ten persons for more on above Ten on request.
We also organize private trip for single person on single supplement cost, or join in join our estimated group departure dates available online or contact us with your traveling and arrival dates.
Our Guides, Trip & Safety:
Treks in Nepal and at Everest Base Camp and Three High Passes Trek takes you to remote Himalayan region, it is very essential that you are accompanied with experienced and qualified guides or group leader for safe and successful trip.
Awesome Nepal provides native trekking guide and staff who are trained and qualified for these type of trips. Our guides are fully trained and licensed from Nepal Government Tourism Department, certified from TAAN & Nepal Mountaineering Association.
All our Trekking and Climbing Guides are professional with decades of experience in this fields of adventure. They are trained specially for specified and various trips, to cater flexible requirement of our clients from different nationalities, this will assure you that your trip will be enjoyable and in safe hands of professional experts.
On every trip, will be one Trek leader and an assistance leader on each additional 2 peoples in the group on treks, this arrangement would ensure that even if any of our guide/ assistance guides gets sick or clients may get sick and need to be evacuated or staying behind from the walks, it wills still works smoothly and there would non-impact with our original trek plan.
Each two trekkers will have one Sherpa helper for carrying your trekking bags.
Meals and Accommodations:
While in Kathmandu, your accommodation is at 2 star deluxe hotel or similar (if one has to upgrade please inform us) with all modern amenities to ensure your comfortable stay and while on trek, your accommodation is at best local Lodge and Guest Houses where available. The Mountain local Lodges are clean and have comfortable beds. Our entire accommodation is on twin sharing basis unless required for single supplement accommodation at extra trip cost.
While in Kathmandu and at Pokhara or some any city in Nepal, based on bed and breakfast, while on trek it will be on full board includes all 3 times meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, with Tea- Coffee). We provide meals from local Lodge on route trekking. Breakfast and dinner will be provided from the same tea- house/ guest house on overnights stops, where lunch will be on-route day walks.
Foods provided in the local lodges, depends entirely on availability and season, you can have Nepalese meals (Dal Bhat), Tibetan fried bread, various types of soups, Momo’s (steamed dumplings), potatoes, pastas and even pizza! So, over all you have a different choice of foods on trek.
Two best seasons for the trek to Everest Base Camp. As this trip is an adventurous walks, we suggest you to join in at the right time of the year as far as possible.
Spring: - (March, April and May) – Warm days with Rhododendron in flowering times includes clear views of mountains, pleasant Temperature, warmest weather of the year.
Autumn:- (Mid-September, October and November) - Excellent trails, clear blue skies, best visibility. Best Time to Trek
Winter Months: - (December, January and February) also good, but it’s obviously colder. You have to be prepared for this. It is up to your plan for trek in the cold months.
Summer: - Monsoon, so rain and visibility can be a big issue (from Mid-June, July to August). We do not suggest you this time for the trek.
There is no way to prepare for altitude other than to spend time at the right altitude. Being in good physical condition will help ameliorate some of the exhaustion that people often feel, but it will not prevent altitude problems such as Acute Mountain Sickness. This itinerary is designed with a high degree of awareness of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) in mind and to ensure a comfortable and safe adventure trek in the Himalayas with much acclimatization days to cope with pre-caution for altitude sickness. Staying well hydrated and getting plenty of rest may help.
The maximum elevation of the trek will at Everest Base Camp at 5,364m above sea level. We will be walking from the mid-range at Lukla with 2,820 m and altitude range gradually with enough days for rest in each high altitude with overnight stops.
Travel Insurance & Vaccination:
On this trip you must obtain personal travel insurance to join with us in all our Himalayan trips. You must obtain travel insurance which covers helicopter rescue and immediate evacuation, trip cancellation and medical expenses.
We suggested that you buy your insurance policy from you home country before joining with us, where it is difficult buying local travel insurance policy for foreigners in Nepal.
Vaccination is required to plan to your trip to Nepal but it is not a must to have thing to come, but highly suggested. Your doctor will have the information of vaccination you would require to the country you will be traveling.
Hepatitis A, Japanese Encephalitis, Polio, Rabies, Tetanus, Typhoid and Malaria etc. are the recommended vaccination for traveling to Nepal.
Our porter are fully equipped and insured on each trip with us. As you know that we are very sincere and polite, while on trek thus we make sure that our porter are fully prepared for the trip. We are closely working with International Porter Progress Association for the welfare and benefit for trekking porters.
The maximum load carried by our porter minimum 20 to 25 KG maximum so be sure that your trekking bag is not more than the above figure.
Once you choose the trip and would like to book, write us with information or by phone using our proper phone number for the trip booking confirmation.
We have online trip booking option, you may go on that link, choose your trip and date and follow the instruction with information required and summit us.
Once you choose the trip, we will suggest you with the final trip booking procedure with advance payment of the trip. Non-refundable deposit of 20% (per person) is required to confirm a place on your selected adventure.
Please do not hesitate to contact us in relation to any questions you may have regarding our trip booking Process.
The following are what we advise you obtain in the way of equipment and gear before trekking in Nepal, and are meant to keep you mobile and comfortable in a range of expected weather conditions. Trekking gear can be rented or purchased in Kathmandu at cheaper prices, remember Nepal is the home of Mount Everest, there is plenty of choice and our staff can assist you with the necessary arrangements. Except for your day pack, all luggage will be carried by porters. There is an allowance of 33lbs/15kg per person. Additional personal items not needed for the trekking portion of the trip can be checked in the hotel’s storage room for no extra cost.
Buff headwear /neckwear
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
• Cotton T-shirts or Thermals
• Fleece jacket
• Waterproof/windproof jacket
• Down filled jacket
• Lightweight cotton pants (long)
• Waterproof Pants
• Thin inner socks
• Thick and warm wool hiking socks
• Comfortable Hiking boots
• Gore-tex gloves
• Sleeping bag rated to - 20°C
• Trekking bags/duffel bag
• Large plastic bags (for keeping items dry inside trek bag)
• Trekking poles (optional, recommended)
• Water bottle or camel bag