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Everest Three Pass Trek

Everest Three Pass Trek - 20 Days

Trip Facts

Group Size
+2 People above
Trip Grade
Hotel/Mountain Lodge
Max. Elevation
Private Vehicle/Flight

Trip Highlights

  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley ( Kathmandu Durbar square, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath, and Pasupatinath Temple)
  • 30 Minute scenic flight to Lukla (2840m)
  • Visit Everest base camp 5365m & Kalapathar 5565m.
  • High elevation passes of Kongma La (5535m), Cho La (5368m), and Renjo La (5338m)
  • Panoramic view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablem, and other more.
  • Sherpa culture, custom, tradition exploration.
  • Nepali food and cuisine.

Trip Overview of Everest Three Pass Trek

Everest three Pass trek is one of the most adventurous treks in the world and also Everest Three Pass Trek is well thought-out as one of the persuasive treks for strong-minded trekkers who are intending to channel the high passes with no compulsion to have some motorized climbing. Three Pass Trek trail is mainly a project for those trekkers who have ample determination to recognize the face up which is shaped by the elevation. Further, they must be enthusiastic to carry out the genuine adventure in the Himalayan.

Knowing the essence of the Everest Three Pass Trek, The 20 days long, Everest high passes trek itinerary that trekkers have to take a flight from the capital city of Nepal (Kathmandu) to Lukla which will consume nearly 35 minutes flight. Then, trekkers are supposed to trek all through the Namche Bazaar, Thame. Subsequently, trekkers will set out to the Renjo La Pass with an elevation of 5,435m. The observation that trekkers will get to observe Mount Everest, Lhotse, and Cho Oyu cannot be described in words. Slowly trekkers will move downward to Gokyo. Gokyo Ri has its own importance for crafting the accessibility of those incredible Mountain Gokyo Ri, formulating the implausible outlook of mountains in the Khumbu Region and of the Gokyo. The trail that goes on to Thaknak, Lobuche, Cho La Pass (5,420m), and Kala Patar (5,545m) will energize more.  For an adjacent viewpoint of Mount Everest and its amazing view of Pumori, Three Pass Trek has earned goodwill. On the excursion to the Khongma La Pass(5535m), hold on to Imja Valley which scales up for the final vision spot at Chhukhung Ri Peak (5,553m). Finally, from that point, trekkers will go in the direction of Lukla, the trail throughout the Dingboche, Tengboche, and of Namche.

Additional Information:
Tourist Link Trek is the Campion trekking organizer in Kathmandu. We offer 20 days of Everest Three passes trek for small groups and individuals at the lowest budget cost. The best time for this Everest Three Pass Trek is September to November and March to May. Join us on our fixed departure date from September to December 2022



Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu

As soon as you arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu you will be transferred into hotel. You will be invited to visit the office for briefing about this visit and for trekking permit. Overnight stay at a hotel.

Taking light breakfast early in the morning, our guide will then take you for a pleasant day tour inside Kathmandu which encompasses the UNESCO enlisted holiest shrine of Shiva at Pashupatinath Temple Complex, the Bouddhanath Stupa which is the largest Stupa existing inside Kathmandu, Swayambhunath Temple aka Monkey Temple which is the oldest Stupa inside Kathmandu which dates almost 2oooyrs back and the Kathmandu Durbar Square which is yet another UNESCO enlisted historical site where you will get chance to view the abode of Living Goddess- Kumari, Kasthamandap Temple, Kal Bhairab and many more.

On the 2nd day you will take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla which takes 35 minutes. From Lukla you will be heading towards Phakding (2652 m). Taking 35 minutes of flight to Lukla, your trip begins after climbing up to the slope on the left bank of Dudh Koshi River. On the way, you can view the magnificent beauty of Kusum Kangaru, Mt Kwondge and on the way you passed a few tea houses and Mani walls. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

On the 3rdday of the itinerary you will move from Phakding to Namche (3,446m). After a slight rise from Jhorsalle, the trail passes a waterfall. Throughout the day, you will pass from the villages interspersed with magnificent forests of Rhododendron, giant fir trees and magnolia. And on the way to walk you will be rewarded (weather permitting) your first glimpse of Kusum Kanggru (6369m) Thamserku (6608m) Everest (8,848 m) and Nuptse (7879 m) then a steep climb to the beautiful village of Namche Bazaar (3440m). Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 05: Exploration in Namche Bazaar

Acclimatization is important before proceeding to a higher elevation. It is therefore recommended that it is better to take a short day hike to Thame, Khumjung or Khunde. If you get some time then you can go for relaxing and exploring the Namche and the Sherpa culture. On this day you will head to Thame from Namche Bazaar by hiking and enjoying good eyesight. Today you will work through many prayer flags, mani and walls which is carved on stones. After winding the Bhote Koshi River the trail climbs steeply to Thame. You will have a good view of the Kangpoche Teng and Kwangde and North in the Thame Gompa Nangpa. Rimdu Mani festival is held here in the spring. In a same way you will head to Khumjung Village (3789m) by walking to the river then start to the village of Khumjung. Many hikers enjoy the trek to Khumjung village, as it is supposed to be one of the civilized communities of Sherpa. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Early in the morning after having breakfast our Guide will take to Thame which is we walk to the left corner following thame Village. This day we walk around 4 to 5 hours . It is oldest village of Sherpas as well as ancient time people used to be the trade route to Tibet/China .a head we will see thame Gompa and many Lama’s house . Overnight at Thame .

In the morning , heading towards Murlung from Thame . On the way we will spend time for another religious Kyaro Gumba and Thumla Kharka as well as Taranga temple aso appears on the way. we will be in Marlung with tea house in full board basis.

Trek to Lumde is a straight vertical climbing for about 3 to 4 hours. From Marlung, we will observe the wonderful view of famous Ngozumba glacier, which is infact the world's largest one. Also, a good view of Kongde can be seen. Your accommodation would be on a tea house or lodge in full board basis.

Following the Kongde view, we head to one of our first destinations, Renjo La pass. On our way, we cross Renjo Khola, Renjo Lake, and Relama Tsho. Near Renjo La pass, a fabulous view of Gokyo Lake on one side, Rermo Pokhari Lake on the other, and numerous snowy peaks all around would simply add life to your adventure. The trail climbs a hill for an excellent view comprising the valley and Kengtega Cho Oyu descending into a river. Again you will climb steeply up in the terminal moraine of the glacier Ngozumpz. A few lakes are on the way and finally, you reach Gokyo (4,750 m), which is the collection of stone houses and walls of grasses on the shores of the lake. The views of the mountains in the Gokyo region are spectacular. Overnight stay in a Mountain Lodge.

Day 10: Excursion to Gokyo Peak (5,350m) and back to Gokyo Lake

Day 9th is an important day as you will move to an excursion to Gokyo Peak (5,350m) from Gokyo Lake. This is the place from where you can have a magnificent view of the high peaks, from west to east. The speed of the trek is speedy as after accomplishing an excursion you will be back to Gokyo Lake which will consumes time. Overnight stay in a Mountain Lodge.

On the 10th day you will move for the trek to Thagna (4700m) after ascending certain elevation. From Gokyo Lake you will make a route to Thagna after having a breakfast. Arriving at Thagna you will get to observe the mountains which are covered with snow. Finishing the trek you will take some time as you will be trekking to Chola Pass on the following day. Overnight stay in a Mountain Lodge.

Day 12: Trek to Chola Pass (5350m) and trek down to Dzongla (4830m)

On the 11th day you will be heading from Thangnak to Cho La Pass (5330m). The trek throughout the Cho La Pass (5,330 m), is incredibly complicated route and demands some previous mountaineering skill with well equipped. This is an authentic request to hold warm clothing and other essential things. You will find a pathway between astound, besides the icefall. Overnight stay at a Mountain Lodge.

On the 12th day you will move to Lobuche (4910m) from Chola Pass. As you start to downfall you will view the trail that shows the way progressively to Lobuche (4910m), taking 4 ½ hours. In the meantime you will perceive the Dughla Lake through the fine-looking panorama. Overnight stay at a mountain Lodge.

On the 8th day you will trek to Gorak Shep from Lobuche. It is good to know that Gorak Shep go away to the lead through the side of the Khumbu Glacier. From Gorakshep, we will proceed forward to Everest Base Camp and enjoy several gratifying views of soaring mountain peaks before returning back to Gorakshep where we will stay overnight.

Day 15: Trek to Lobuche (4930m) via Kala Patthar (5545m):

The return trip will be about 7-8hours long. Leaving Gorakshep, we will move towards Kala patthar which is more popular for the exquisite sunset view. We will have sunrise view afterwards which we will return back to Lobuche via Gorakshep. We will stop at Gorakshep for lunch.

Following the Khumbu Glacier, we trek down for Kongma La pass standing at an altitude of 5535 m. before reaching the pass; we would notice the high camp for Kongma La pass. The pass consists of cairn wrapped in prayer flags. Kongma La pass (5535m) is the highest among these three passes. No doubt about the views as everything appears to be awesome from here. The trail descends and we finally arrive at Chhukung. Chhukung is the valley full of glaciers all around like Lhotse Nup glacier, Nuptse glacier, Ama Dablam Glacier and Chhukung glacier. Your accommodation would be on a tea house or lodge in full board basis.

On the 15th day, we will begin again our trek by moving downhill from the Island Peak. Trek to Tengboche will seize nearly 4 hours. As we have already trek Tengboche, we are familiar with the nearby surrounding. Stay overnight at a guest house.

From Tengboche, we will set to trek Namche Bazaar (3440m), taking the breakfast. Namche Bazaar is astoundingly astonished place where we can take benefit from the lovely beauty of nature. On the way we can yet take a break to visit the archetypal villages of Khumjung along with Khunde. We can visit the monasteries which are awfully exclusive in its formation. Stay overnight at a guest house.

The trek continues further downhill as we reach Lukla after almost seven hours of trek. We will be staying in Lukla for the rest of day and get ready ourselves to board a flight back to Kathmandu in next day from Lukla (2,850m). Stay overnight at a guesthouse.

On this day of the tour package, we will board a flight back to Kathmandu, enjoining 30 minutes of exciting mountain flight. From the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, you will be transferred into the hotel to have some rest. Since you are leaving in next day you can utilize this day by roaming around the corners of Kathmandu. Stay overnight at hotel.

What's included?

  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu Valley (Monkey Temple, Pasupapati Tample, Boudhanath, Durbar square)
  • Three night accommodation with breakfast at 3 star category Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Best available twin sharing lodge for accommodation during the trek
  • Three daily meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek
  • Round trip flight Kathmandu (Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu) including departure tax
  • One highly experienced helpful and friendly guide (English speaking and Government licensed holder guide)
  • Porter service (2 Trekker: 1 Porter) there food, accommodation, Salary, equipment and including staff insurance
  • Snacks of seasonal fruits during the trek
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • Entry fee for Sagarmatha National Park (Please bring two passport size photos for permit)
  • Local fee of Khambu valley or instated of TIMS
  • All Local/Government Taxes and office service charge
  • Medical Supplies (First Aid Kit will be available)
  • Farewell dinner before departure
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance Company

What's not included?

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Snacks and other expenses
  • International airfare to & from home town
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Hot showers during the trek except when in Lukla, Phakdhing and Namche
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, bar bills and extra porters
  • Tips and donations for guides and porters.
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extend

Fixed Departures

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Essential Information

Everest Three Pass Trekking Details information :

When to Go?

March to May and mid-September to November are ideal times to go on trekking in Nepal. However, you can do the trek throughout the year, excluding harsh winter and heavy monsoon period for better experiences. Read more...

Gear Checklist

Gears and equipment assure your safety and smooth trekking experiences as you enter the Himalayas. With essential equipment, you can add some of the other specific ones which most probably will come handy in the trek. A reliable preparation from your side is a positive step for successful trekking and climbing expedition. Read more...

Food, drinking water, and accommodation facilities

The menu for everyday foods gets slimmer with a significant rise in altitude. One can always find a warm tea and basic local staple in the lodges or teahouses operating here. Natural drinking water sources, as well as Drinking water taps, are available throughout the trail. Accommodations might lose even some of the basic facilities as we move higher up in the trails of Himalayas. Read more...

Trip Permit

To enter and trek the protected and restricted segments of Nepal, you will have to take special permits from the government of Nepal for the sole purpose of preserving the people and nature of these areas. Read more...

Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness is one of the primary concern while trekking in the areas of higher altitude. You must be prepared and act quickly if the symptoms appear during the trek. Using some prevention techniques, you can slow down and minimize the symptoms of Altitude sickness up to some extent. Read More...

Physical condition and experience requirements

Different types and levels of trekking might require a certain minimum fitness level to accomplish. With the guides, you can make up for the segments of lacking experience of trekking. Nepal also offers a lot of different varieties of the trek which the trekkers of any age or physical condition can do. Selection of optimal trekking program is best for both parties. Read more...


Weather in the Higher Himalayas is always unpredictable. Regular monitoring and contact help us to be safe from any unforeseen change of weather in most cases. With the presence of a licensed guide, you can take correct destinations and make the most of the trek. Read more...

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