Everest Three High Passes Trek

Everest Three High Passes Trek

Everest three high pass trek is adventurous challenging treks in Everest region offers breathtaking high mountain scenery. The three high passes named Khangma-La Pass (5535m), Chola-La pass (5368m) and Renjo La pass (5338m) are the major highlights of this trek.

One of the challenging trekking route in Everest region with small high viewpoints such as Gokyo Ri, Kalapather and Everest Base Camp are the unforgettable places for beautiful sceneries. The trek starts from Kathmandu after a flight to Lukla, and the adventure begins as we land at its tiny airstrip. It takes about a week to reach us the base camp of Mount Everest. Till the base camp we follow the classic trekking route of Everest Base Camp trek. Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche, Pheriche are the popular places during the trek.

After reaching the Everest base camp, this 3 high pass trek follows the less crowed and challenging trekking route follows the anticlockwise direction. The trekking route offers different angle views of dramatic Himalayan scenes, including four of the world’s eight highest peaks; Cho Oyu (8,201m), Makalu (8,463m), Lhotse (8,516 m) and Everest (8,850m) and other mountains. We cross over Khangma-La Pass (5535m) and Chola-La pass (5368m) to reach the another valley in Everest called Gokyo Valley. An excursion to the fourth and fifth lakes would be an extra attraction in Gokyo Valley from where the views are great. The Gokyo Ri (5330m/17487 feet) is considered as the best view point in the entire Everest Region. After ascending from Gokyo valley, we reach at Renjo la pass top. We continue to trek to reach Thame valley by descending from the top. We then trek down by making our way back down to Lukla from where we fly back to Kathmandu.

This Everest three high passes trek is challenging and adventurous journey in the high Himalayas of Nepal to experience the real mountain trekking.

Which are the three High Passes in Everest?

Three high passes of Everest region that offers the amazing views of mountain ranges are

S. No.Name of the PassHeightLocation
1Chola La Pass5368mMahalangur Himalaya Range
2Kongma La Pass5535mMahalangur Himalaya Range
3Renjo La Pass5338mMahalangur Himalaya Range

Day 01:  Join in Kathmandu.

After your arrival in Tribhuvan International Aiport, our representative will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel. After check In, you will have free time to discuss about the trip. Overnight you will stay in hotel.

Day 02: Fly to Lukla, commence trek to Phakding

After having breakfast in the hotel, you will drive to Aiport for 45 minutes Lukla flight. You will enjoy this mountain flight and landed at Lukla airport. You will start trekking to Phakding. Overnight you will stay in lodge at Phakding

Day 03 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11286ft). takes about 5:30 hours. O/N at guest house.

Day 04: Free day for acclimatization at Namche Bazzar. walking 5 hours, O/N at guest house.

Day 05: Trek from Namche to Tengboche(3860m/12664ft) takes about 5 hours. O/N at guest house.

Day 06: Trek Tengboche to Dingboche(4410m/14468ft). takes about 5:30 hours, O/N at guest house.

Day 07: Free day for acclimatization at Dingbuche. walking 4:25 hours, O/N at guest house.

Day 08: Trek from Dingbuche to Chhukung( 4730m/14322ft). takes about 3 hours. Overnight at guest house.

Day 09: Trek from Chhukung to Lobuje(4910m/16108ft) via Kongmla pass( 5525m/16729ft) – takes about 8:30 hours. Overnight at guest house.

Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5363m/17595ft) and back to Gorekshep(5153m/16906ft). takes 7:30 hours, O/N at guest house.

Day 11: Hiking to Kalapathar(5545m/18192ft) and overnight at Zongla (4710m/15453ft). Walking 6 hours. O/N at guest house.

Day 12: Trek to Thagna(4500m/14764ft) via the Chola-la cross(5420m/17782ft). Walking 7:30 hours, O/N at guest house.

Day 13: Trek to Gokyo lakes(4790m/15715ft). walking 4:30 hours, O/N at guest house.

Day 14: Hiking upto Gokyo Ri (5483m/1983ft) and trek down to Gokyo lakes((4,480m/14,246ft) walking 7:30 hours, O/N at guest house.

Day 15: Trek over Renjo Pass (5345m/16184ft) and continue trek to Lundhen (4380m/13262ft). Walking 7 hours, O/N at guest house.

Day 16: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11286ft). walking 6:30 hours. O/N at guest house.

Day 17: Trek down to Lukla (2804m/8490ft) walking 6:30 hours, O/N at guest house.

Day 18: An early morning flight back to Kathmandu. O/N at hotel, B & B plan

Day 19: Final departure, airport transfer.

Cost Includes

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu for three nights
  • Teahouse/Lodge accommodation during trek
  • 3 meals a day during trekking
  • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide and entrance fees
  • Kathmandu-Lukla flight and airport departure tax
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • Sleeping bags and Duffel bags for trekking
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Anything other not mention in cost include section

Trip Name: Everest Three High Passes Trek

Duration: 19 days

Trip Cost: US$ 1715

Region: Everest Region

Difficulty: Medium

Highlights: Mountain Views of Mt. Everest and other Himalayas, Sherpa Culture

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