The three pass trek offers the ultimate and complete trekking experience in the Everest region.
Truly a traverse strenuous itinerary fits best to the ambitions trekkers intent on crossing the high
altitude passes with the hike to the smaller peaks without the commitment to any technical
climbing skills – purely a challenging trekking holidays in the Himalayas . This Everest three
passes and peak trip is a physically demanding trekking adventure which crosses 3 high passes
linking the four distinct valleys of Bhotekoshi, Gokyo, Khumbu and Imja tse. Crossing the
rugged high passes of Renjo la (5388 m), Cho La (5380 m) and Kongma La (5535 m) with
climbing of the three peaks of Gokyo Ri (5483 m), Kalapathar (5545m) and Chukung (5550 m)
and the hike to Everest base camp makes this 3 pass trek the incomparable and unforgettable
trekking experience in Nepal.
Day 1: Arrival Day in Kathmandu
Once you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), your host will pick you up via
private vehicle and drop you at your hotel. After checking in, you will have a 5:00pm pre-
departure meeting with the guides to run through the final plans and arrangements for the trek.
You’ll finish your first day with a team dinner to get to know everyone before you fly to
Lukla tomorrow! D
Day 2: Full day sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley,
This is your first day of trekking in Nepal after a short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla Airport
in the Everest region.
Upon arrival at Lukla, you will meet the other crew members and after some packing and
arrangements, start the trek through the prosperous village of Lukla until you reach Phakding, a
village along the Dudh Kosi River where you will spend the night. You should have time to visit
some of the nearby monasteries. B.L.D
Day 3: Phakding to Namche
Your day will begin walking through the beautiful pine forests and along the track to the Dudh
Koshi River. One of the (many) suspension bridges is the famous Hillary Suspension Bridge
which has a wonderful viewpoint of the gleaming Mt. Thamserku (6618 m).
You will continue through the last village of Jorsale before a challenging uphill climb to Namche
Bazaar. Here, you will get your first glimpse of Everest… B.L.D
Day 4: Acclimatisation and Exploration in Namche (3440m)
Today will be a rest day in order to acclimatise to the altitude. But don’t think this will be
boring! Instead, you’ll hike to a nearby viewpoint to enjoy one of the spectacular views of Mount
Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Lhotse, and others.
On the way back, you’ll walk around the Khumjung valley and have the opportunity to visit the
Hillary School and Khunde Hospital, before heading back to camp for the night. B.L.D
Day 5: Namche to Thame
You will pass along the popular Tibet trade route trail today, which is mostly occupied by
Tibetan nomad traders. It will be a gradual ascent following the whitewater of the Bhote Kosi
and the juniper forests until you reach your overnight in Thame. B.L.D
Day 6: Explore and Acclimatisation in Thame
If you’re oozing energy and craving more spectacular views, you’ll have the opportunity to hike
to the Thame Monastery (3928m) which takes about an hour to reach. Otherwise, spend the day
relaxing in Thame as you acclimatise to the higher altitudes. B.L.D
Day 7: Thame to Lumdeng
The trails are quite easy as you gain altitude, giving you a chance to get used to the thinner air.
As the trail moves above the tree line and away from the greenery, the land becomes dry and
barren and you’ll be able to see the snowcapped peaks on the horizon.
When you arrive at the Lumdeng lodges, you’ll be rewarded with spectacular views of
Rolwaling and Kwangde. B.L.D
Day 8: Lumdeng - Renjo-La Pass - Gokyo
The day starts in anticipation of the first major challenge of your trip. Renjo-La (5360m) is the
high pass that connects the Thame and Gokyo valleys and offers some of the best views in the
Everest area. The trek to the base of the pass takes about 3 hours, including an hour climbing up
the steps and an even steeper climb just before the top.
The panoramic views upon arriving stretch West to the mountains of Rolwaling Himal and the
Tibetan border, and East to the entire Everest range; you will be able to see Everest, Lhotse,
Makalu and Baruntse among others, with the Gokyo Lakes just looking up from the
valley below. B.L.D
Day 9: Gokyo - Gokyo Ri - Gokyo
You will have an early morning start as you hike to Gokyo Ri (5360m). Here, you will be able to
enjoy 360-views of the Everest region, including Everest and Makalu.
If you’re able to drag yourself away from these views, you’ll spend the rest of the morning
hiking back to Gokyo (4790m) to explore the lake and Nagjumba Glacier. The views from
Gokyo are in prime position to see Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Gyachung Kang and the big one; Everest.
Day 10: Gokyo - Thanga
It will be another challenging day of hiking as you cross the Cho La to the Khumba. You will
spend the night in Thangna, a small hamlet of basic houses, where you will prepare yourself to
cross the Cho-La Pass. B.L.D
Day 11: Thanga - Cho-La Pass - Dzongla
It’s an early start today as you head up towards the Cho-La pass (5420m). Steep inclines and
rocky paths await you, but your efforts are rewarded by the amazing views from this high
altitude mountain pass.
Besides the moraine trail, you may even come across ice falls if there’s been enough snowfall in
the region. While the trail up is quite steep and often snow-covered, the descent from the pass to
Dzongla (4830m) is relatively straightforward. B.L.D
Day 12: Dzongla - Lobuche
As you continue to turn north-east, you will have fantastic views of the surrounding mountains.
Your trail will lead you along the Khumba Valley to Lobuche, a settlement of stone houses
which sit in the middle of the icy wilderness.
One more day until you reach the goal. B.L.D
Day 13: Lobuche - Everest Base Camp - Gorakshep
On the twelfth day, you will ascend to Everest Base Camp (5380m).
Here the Sirdar’s duty is to have safely navigate the Khumbu Glacier and leave you with only the
awesome, humbling South Face beyond. With the last climb, you will reach Everest Base Camp
and spend some time to reflect and enjoy it. Many a new profile picture has been composed here.
Once you’ve soaked it all in, you will continue back to Gorakshep (5364m) for the night before
beginning the full descent tomorrow. B.L.D
Day 14: Gorak Shep - Kala Patthar - Lobuche
The best vantage point for viewing Everest and the surrounding peaks is at sunrise and so it will
be an early start to experience these breathtaking views.
You will ascend to Kala Patthar (5550m) for its breathtaking views of Everest and many other
mountains, before continuing to the sandy flat expanse of Gorak Shep and onwards
until Lobuche. B.L.D
Day 15: Lobuche - Kongma-La Pass - Chhukhung
You will start the day walking along Khumbu Glacier, until reaching a river which leads up to
the Kongma La Pass (5535m), the highest of the trip. This is a much less crowded trek as it is
one of the more challenging in Nepal. After crossing the pass, you descend to Chhukhung valley.
Day 16: Chhukhung - Tengboche
And so down to Tengboche (3860m).
Leaving behind the 360-views of High Himalayan ranges, you will slowly descend to Dingboche
before climbing to the Tengboche monastery. This World Heritage site is where the original
Gompa was built in 1916, before being destroyed by an earthquake in 1934. You will get the
chance to visit the new monastery which educates about 30 young monks, before spending the
night in the village. B.L.D
Day 17: Tengboche to Namche
After seeing the magnificent view from Tengboche, you will descend down to Phunke Tenga
(3440m), and then on another few hours to Namche, where you will stay for a night
of celebrations. B.L.D
Day 18: Namche to Lukla
Today is the final descent into Lukla (2860m). On the way, you will trek through the forest of
rhododendrons and pine until reaching the Sherpa village. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to
say a final goodbye and thanks to the local team staff before moving on to Lukla. B.L.D
Day 19: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
You will leave Khumbu region and fly back to Kathmandu, where you will be taken back to your
hotel. After a day of relaxing and reflecting over the challenge you have just completed, your
team will meet up for some beers and dinner in the evening to celebrate a successful completion
of your trek. B
Day 20: Last day in Kathmandu
Enjoy a well deserved lie in and filling breakfast in at your hotel. You can spend your last day
exploring the city or take the transfer back to the airport, and back to reality.B
√ A professional trekking guide & necessary no of porters(2:1) with their salary, meal &
√ Simple tea houses in trekking with 3 times of meal.(breakfast, lunch & dinner with 3 cup
of tea each day
√ Necessary permits & Tims card
√ Both way flight Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu
√ 3 star category hotel in Kathmandu on BB basis & simple lodges on trek with full board
√ All ground transportation like pick up drop(domestic/Intl both)
√ Guided city tour on UNESCO sites in Kathmandu, with professional city guide
√ One night cultural show & dinner.
× All Kind of beverage
× All extra expenses such as shopping trekking gears.
× International flights
× City entrance fee
× Early arrivel/ late departure
× Travel insurance
× Tips for guide& porters
× If plan change by any other problem such as landslide, political disturbance, changing
plan, cancellatidon of flight ect. Or the things not mentioned above.
Notes:- Cost is dependable to change in itinerary. So the cost will be recalculated if anything changes.