Nepal’s Most Dramatic High Passes

How high do we go? Is the first question every trekker has in their mind when talking about trekking in Nepal?  Famous for the high Mountains and the Himalayas ranges, Nepal welcomes the trekkers with its beautiful geography, culture and tradition. The most of the trekking trails in Nepal climbs higher than some of the highest mountains of Europe, so conquering the highest passes of the Himalayan is a part of glory and even an honor in the trekking community.

The climb to the high passes of Nepal will test your lungs and leg muscles. The high passes starts with a slow constant accent with many points making you think you have reached the top, but only to have your hopes crushed and your lungs and leg muscles reaching its breaking point, another towering climb comes into view ahead.  Again don’t just be fooled by the slow sustained descent, the descent will do the same to your keens and lungs.

However at the end you will be totally satisfied with yourself for finishing all the natural, physical and emotional hurdles put in your way while crossing the dramatic and thrilling Himalayan Passes which you will cherish for your life time.

The Hair Rising Passes In Nepal.

#1 Thorong La pass (5,416 meters)

Trekking trail to thorong la pass.
Trekking trail to thorong la pass.

#2 Cho La pass (5420 meters)

Chol La Pass in Nepal
Chol La Pass in Nepal

#3 Kongma La Pass (5535 meters)

Mountain lake framed by snow at Kongma La
Mountain lake framed by snow at Kongma La.

#4 Renjo La Pass  (5345 meters)

Chukhung Valley seen from renjo la
Chukhung Valley seen from renjo la

If you ever feel like taking on the challenge, then try our pick the Annapurna Circuit Trek & Everest 3 Passess Trek for the 4 of the most testing passes in Nepal.


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