Everest Three Passes Trek

Trip Duration:19 days
Max Altitude:5550M
Trip Grade:5
Lodging:Hotel, Lodge (Tea House)
Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Transportation:Flight/Car/Van
Group Size:2 PAX
Best Season:March to May & Sept to Nov
Per Day Walk:4-7 Hours
Trip Route:Lukla-Phakding-Namche-Thame-Lungden-Renjo La Pass-Gokyo Ri-Fifth Lake-Chola Pass-Lobuche-Ghorakshep-EBC-Kalapather-Kongma La Pass-Dingboche-Tengboche-Jorsalle-Lukla

Everest Three High passes trek is one of adventure trek in Everest region of Nepal. Renjo La pass (5360m), Chola-La pass (5420m), Kongma-La Pass (5535m) and other highlight such as Gokyo Ri, Fifth Lake, Kalapather and Everest Base Camp are the major attractions of this trek. You should have physically fitness and experience to do this trek. You will have a view of four world highest peaks; Cho Oyu (8,201m), Makalu (8,463m), Lhotse (8,516 m), Everest (8,848m) and other mountains from this trek.

The three high passes trek Starts at Lukla (2828m/9278 feet) and follows the Dudh Koshi valley which climbs up to the Sherpa capital of Namche, a bustling bazaar that’s a junction for trekkers, the local Sherpa and expedition’s route to the mighty Mt. Everest. All along this part of the trail, its friendly Sherpa people, picturesque villages great variety of culture and traditions, colorful festivals and monasteries. We ascend all the way to Lungden for Renjo-La pass (5360m). Renjo la pass provides a lifetime memory of panoramic views of the Everest and others Himalayan range. The Renjo-La Pass route is off the usual beaten track. An excursion to the fourth and fifth lakes would be an extra attraction in Gokyo Valley from where the views are great. The Ngozumpa Glacier is the largest in the Nepal Himalayas. The Gokyo Ri (5330m/17487 feet) is considered as the best view point in the entire Everest Region. After exploring this imaging place, we cross over Chola-La pass (5420m) to go to Everest Base Camp. We also have a chance to visit Kalapather (5550m,) for the close view of Mt. Everest and Everest base camp (5364m,) to see Khumbu icefall. Kongma- La pass (5535m) is highest passes in these three passes. The views are excellent from top of Kongma La Pass. After nice view from the Kongma-La top, the trail descends down via Dingboche and Tengboche. We then trek down by making our way back down to Lukla.

The Everest Three High Passes Trek can be done by clock wise or anti-clockwise. We can organize it as your desire and requirement clock wise or anti-clockwise.

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Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arriving in Kathmandu (1350m).
Day 02: Kathmandu – Lukla – Phakding
Day 03: Phakding – Namche
Day 04: Acclimatization Day
Day 05: Namche - Thame
Day 06: Thame - Lungdeng
Day 07: Lungdeng –Renjo-La Pass- Gokyo
Day 08: Visiting 5th Lake
Day 09: Gokyo – Gokyo RI - Dragnag
Day 10: Dragnag – Cho-La Pass- Zhonglha
Day 11: Zhonglha - Lobuche
Day 12: Lobuche - Ghorakshep - Everest Base Camp
Day 13: Ghorakshep – Kalapather - Lobuche
Day 14: Lobuche – Kongma-La Pass- Chhukhung
Day 15: Dingboche - Tengboche 
Day 16: Tengboche - Jorsalle
Day 17: Jorsalle - Lukla
Day 18: Lukla - Kathmandu
Day 19: Departure your home country.
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  2. Detail Itinerary

    Day 01: Arriving in Kathmandu (1350m).
    Arriving in Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) you will meet by our representative then transfer to hotel by private vehicles then stay at the Hotel and free activities in the evening. 

    Day 02: Kathmandu – Lukla – Phakding
    Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and then 3 hours walking to Phakding (2610m) and then overnight at Lodge.

    Day 03: Phakding – Namche
    It takes 5 -6 hours walking from Phakding to Namche (3441m) and then overnight at Lodge.

    Day 04: Acclimatization Day
    This day, you hike to Khumung village, Everest View Hotel from where you can see best of Mt. Everest and other mountains. It takes 4 hours walking for round trip and then overnight at same place.

    Day 05: Namche - Thame
    Trek from Namche to Thame (3800m,) is 4 hours walking. We explore to Oldest Thame Monastery in the afternoon. This village is well known by all Everest climbers, overnight at Lodge.

    Day 06: Thame - Lungdeng
    It takes 5-6 hours walking from Thame to Lungdeng (4380m) and then stay overnight at Lodge.

    Day 07: Lungdeng –Renjo-La Pass- Gokyo
    This day, you leave early in the morning from Lungdeng to Gokyo (4790 m.) via Renjo-La Pass (5360m). It takes 7-8 hours walking and then overnight at Gokyo.

    Day 08: Visiting 5th Lake
    Explore fifth lake  (4-5 hours walking) for view  of Mt. Everest (8848m) and close view of Cho oyu (8201m) back to Gokyo and then overnight at Lodge.

    Day 09: Gokyo – Gokyo RI - Dragnag
    Visit to Gokyo Peak (5330m) in the morning (4 ½ hours walking) for sun rise view and all mountain views, from here we able to see 4 highest  Mountain which  more than eight thousand meters high, and trek to Dragnag (4700m, 3-4 hours walking) overnight at Lodge.

    Day 10: Dragnag – Cho-La Pass- Zhonglha
    This day, you leave early in the morning from Dragnag to Zhonglha (4830m) via Chola Pass (5420m). It takes 6-7 hours walking and overnight at Lodge.

    Day 11: Zhonglha - Lobuche
    It takes 3-4 hours walking from Zhonglha to Lobuche (4910m) and then overnight at Lodge.

    Day 12: Lobuche - Ghorakshep
    Trek from Lobuche to Ghorakshep (5140m, 3-4 hours walking), same day visit to Everest Base Camp (5364m,5 hours walking) and back to Gorakshep, overnight at Lodge.

    Day 13: Ghorakshep – Kalapather - Lobuche
    Visiting Kalapattar (5550m, 3/4 hours walking) Early in the morning for the best and close view of Mt. Everest and back to Ghorakshep and then trek down to Lobuche (4910m,2 hours walking) and then Overnight at Lodge.

    Day 14: Lobuche – Kongma-La Pass- Chhukhung
    Trek from Lobuche to Dhingboche (4600m, 7/8 hours walking) via Cross to Kongma-La Pass (5535m) and then overnight at Lodge.

    Day 15: Chhukhung - Tengboche 
    Trek from Chhukhung to Tengboche (3860m, 4-5 hours walking) rest of the explore Tengboche Monastery and then overnight at Lodge.

    Day 16: Tengboche - Jorsalle
     Trek from Tengboche to Jorsalle (2740m, 5-6 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.

    Day 17: Jorsalle - Lukla
    Trek from Jorsalle to Lukla (2853m, 5-6 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.

    Day 18: Lukla - Kathmandu
    Fly back to Kathmandu early in the morning (30 minutes) overnight at selected Hotel.

    Day 19: Departure your home country.

Cost Includes

  • Pick-up and drop-off service at Trivuwan International Airport in Kathmandu by private Car/Van/Bus.
  • 2 Nights Hotel in Kathmandu on BB Plan.
  • Sagarmatha National park fee and TIMS (Trekker’s Information Management System) card.
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight ticket with Airport departure tax.
  • All the meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) with Lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • One English speaking government certificate holder trekking guide and require porters.
  • Guide and porters: foods, accommodation, insurance, salary, flight ticket and equipment etc.
  • Seasonal fresh fruit such as Apple, Banana, Orange etc.
  • First Aids Kit.
  • 13% Government VAT and official charge.

Cost doesn't Include

  • International airfare and Visa fees ($25 for 15days and $40 for 30days).
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Your trekking gears, hot shower and Battery charge etc.
  • All the drinks like coke, fanta, mineral water, boiled water etc.
  • Your travel insurance which should include the emergency rescue.
  • Tips for guide and porters.