Everest 3 Pass Trek




18 days

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Conquer 3 High Passes

Challenge yourself on Kongma La (5,535m), Cho La (5,420m), and Renjo La (5,340m) for ultimate bragging rights.

Experience Sherpa Culture

Immerse yourself in the rich traditions of Sherpa villages along the Everest Three High Passes Trekking route.

Unparalleled Beauty

Witness breathtaking Himalayan panoramas of snow-capped peaks, glacial valleys, and mystical landscapes.

Everest Base Camp & Beyond

Reach the foot of the world’s highest mountain (Everest Base Camp, 5,364m) and witness iconic landmarks like Kala Patthar (5,545m) and Gokyo Lakes (4,700m-5,000m).

Diverse Terrain

Trek through rhododendron forests, cross thrilling suspension bridges, and navigate serene glacial landscapes.

The most challenging and the most beautiful trip in the Everest region is the Everest Three Passes Trek. Three over 5,000-meter passes—Kongma La (5,535 m), Cho La (5,420 m), and Renjo La—are crossed on the route (5,340 m). These three passes are fairly difficult to cross and need much willpower. You can observe the Sherpa and other locals’ way of life while on the Three Passes Trek in Nepal. The trail also provides amazing views of the numerous Himalayan ranges and other mystical scenery.

You will trek through rhododendron-filled woodlands and charming mountain settlements. Several thrilling suspension bridges and streams are crossed throughout the trek. Before arriving at Everest Base Camp (5,364 m), the base of the tallest peak in the world, you will travel through the communities of Phakding, Namche Bazar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Chhukung, and Lobuche. From there, you will proceed to Kala Patthar (5,545 m).You climb to Gokyo Valley while walking beside beautiful hillsides and taking in the peaceful Everest region atmosphere. You can see the Nogzumpa glacier, which is Nepal’s biggest glacier, from this section of the trek in breath-taking detail. Similarly, you trek to Gokyo Ri and discover the revered Gokyo Lakes (4,700 m to 5,000 m) (5,357 m).

What Can You Expect From The Everest Three Passes Trek From Adventure Glacier?

  • Three formidable crossings: Traverse Kongma La (5,535m), Cho La (5,420m), and Renjo La (5,340m), testing your limits and rewarding you with breathtaking scenery.
  • Expertly guided climbs: Our experienced guides ensure your safety and provide insightful knowledge on these demanding passes.
  • Village encounters: Journey through charming Sherpa settlements along the route, experiencing their unique way of life and rich traditions.
  • Cultural insights: Our guides will share fascinating details about Sherpa culture, fostering a deeper appreciation for their heritage.
  • Panoramic wonderlands: Witness the majestic tapestry of the Himalayas unfold. Towering peaks, glacial valleys, and mystical landscapes will leave you awestruck.
  • Unforgettable photo opportunities: Capture breathtaking panoramas at every turn, creating lasting memories of your adventure.
  • Everest Base Camp & Beyond: The trek takes you through picturesque villages like Namche Bazaar and Tengboche, culminating at Everest Base Camp (5,364m).
  • Iconic landmarks: Ascend Kala Patthar (5,545m) for a classic Everest panorama, and hike to Gokyo Ri (5,357m) to witness the famed Gokyo Lakes (4,700m-5,000m).
  • Nature’s playground: Trek through vibrant rhododendron forests, cross thrilling suspension bridges, and navigate alongside serene glacial landscapes.
  • Seamless logistics: We handle permits, visas, transportation, and even those hard-to-get Lukla flights, allowing you to focus on the experience.
  • Acclimatization focus: Our itinerary prioritizes a safe ascent with rest days to allow your body to adjust to the increasing altitude.
  • Comfortable stays: Rest and recharge in well-maintained teahouses along the route, enjoying delicious local cuisine.

Trip Itinerary

Our representative will receive you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. We'll have dinner with the team in the evening, or you can relax, depending on your arrival time.

We will analyze the gears you need for the The Everest Three Passes Trek and, if we have any, recommends that you buy, rent, or receive it from us. The Kathmandu Valley may be explored in a single day. If you'd like, we may arrange for a tour guide to assist you as you tour Kathmandu (it costs extra).

The flight to Lukla will be exciting. During high season  flights are occasionally scheduled to depart from Manthali (Ramechhap Airport) rather than TIA. Following After breakfast, we will set off on our journey in the direction of Phakding where your Three Passes Everest Trek will begin. We will pass by stone walls, prayer wheels, painted mani stones, and other structures en route to Phakding. From Thado Koshigaon where we will probably eat lunch you can see Kusum Kanguru (6367 m; 20889 ft) which has a mesmerizing view. From there, it will take some time for us to walk to Phakding.

The first view point for Kongde Ri is Phakding. we will leave for Phakding and continue Everest Three High Passes Route and proceed to walk toward Namche Bazaar. On the way to Namche, we will pass  about five suspension bridges. We will reach Monjo village by moving down the trail that leads to Namche. We will arrive at Sagarmatha National Park's entrance. In Jorsalle, we'll have our  lunch and relax for a while. The first view of Mount Everest then will be from Top Danda as we continue on our trek. Spend the night at Namche Bazaar.

The market of Namche Bazaar, a bank, an ATM, internet cafés, and gift shops. The Everest View Hotel, Khunde village, or Sherpa settlements are among our alternatives for the day activities. We can see a panoramic view of Mt. Everest (8848.86m/29031ft), Khumbi Yul Lha (5761m/18900ft), AmaDablam (6812m/22349ft), and many other mountains from the Everest View Hotel. Stay the night at Namche Bazaar as per our Everest Three High Passes Trek Itinerary.

After breakfast, we'll depart from Namche Bazaar and continue our Three Passes Everest Trek. We'll make our way to Tengboche, passing by Ama Dablam Mountain view, Lhotse Shar, Kantenga, and Thamserku. Following the trek, we will arrive at PhunkeTenga for lunch. Tengboche is about a four-hour trek. We'll spend the night at Tengboche. Tengboche monastery is one of the oldest and most beautiful at spiritual Buddhist monastery in the region.

The Tengboche Monastery, the biggest monastery in the area, offers prayer ceremonies in which you can participate in the morning. Following the trails of Deboche, Pangboche, Somare, and Orsho, we set off on our journey to Dingboche. Over the Imja Khola, we shall pass multiple suspension bridges and keeping our great landscape views. Stay the night in Dingboche.

It is a short hike from Dingboche to Chukung. Due to the low oxygen levels, even moving more slowly is challenging at our high altitude. On the Island Peak hike trail is Chukung. We'll spend the night in Chukung to have another acclimatization day and save our energy for a long and challenging day the  following day.

It'll be a little challenging  today than other days but for a good reason because we are going to trek off the beaten trails and see untouched natures. We will start our journey from Chukung early in the morning after breakfast with our packaged lunch as there is no proper lunch stop between Chuku ng and Lobuche. By crossing the 5535-meter (18159-feet) The Kongma La Pass. In order to get to the high camps of Pokalde (5806m.|19048ft.) and blue lakes, we must trek across a series of challenging hills. The Kongma La Pass is reached after that. Its time to celebrate with beautiful mountain views from Kongma La Pass. Then, we will cross the Khumbu Glacier on our way down to Lobuche. Stay the night at Lobuche. This is a big but fruitful day.

We trek through the Everest Base Camp trail (5364 m; 17598 ft) to reach Gorakshep after having our breakfast at Lobuche as per our Everest Three High Passes Trek Itinerary. Through the rock layers and on a challenging trail, we  reach Everest Base Camp. Even though today is difficult, it will be worthwhile to arrive at the base camp of the tallest peak in the world. We leave Gorakshep after lunch and proceed to Everest Base Camp. We'll stay at base camp for a while before heading back to Gorakshep.

We will ascend to Kalapathar For the best  view Mount Everest  and it ranges.We can see from Gorakshep. Mt. Everest (8,848.86 meters, 29031 feet), Lingtren (6,749 meters, 22142 feet), Khumbutse (6,636 meters, 21771 feet), Changtse (7,550 meters, 24770 feet), Nuptse (7861 meters), and other peaks can all be seen from Kala Patthar. After breakfast at Gorak Shep, we will return the same way to Lobuche. From Lobuche to Dzongla, where we will descend and continue our Everest 3 high passes trek journey, we will see Mount Cholatshe's north face (6330 m; 20784 ft).

We keep our adventure and  cross the Chola pass, one of the three high passes in the Three Passes Everest Trek, at 5420 meters/17782 feet. We start climbing the rocky, treacherous trails. We follow the snow-covered glacier to the Chola Pass. We will descend through a difficult path with the potential for rock falls to Thangnak after reaching the summit. Its one of the most interesting day as we are heading towards to isolated valleys leaving main Everest trail behind.

After breakfast, we will go off on the Ngozumpa Glacier, the largest glacier in the world, to reach Gokyo. The breathtaking Himalayas are a paradise. We' will get to Gokyo by lunch  time, we can explore Gokyo lake area after Lunch. Or Even can trek   up to Gokyo Ri, depending on our pace and circumstances.

Today, we will cross Renjo La Pass which is another pass in Everest Three High Passes Route, which rises to a height of 5360 meters (17585 feet). The final difficulty  yet most  beautiful parts of  this trek, this journey is reaching the summit. We will see Makalu, the Rolwaling Himalayan range, Everest, and other mountains from the Renjo La Pass. We'll make our way slowly down the rocky, slope. Stay the night at Marulung.

We trek down  to Namche Bazaar after breakfast. Namche Bazaar will be reached by way of a number of suspension bridges, juniper forests, and Sherpa villages including Taranga, Thame, Phurte, and Gongla. Stay the night in Namche Bazaar as per our Everest Three High Passes Trek Itinerary .

We trek down to Namche Bazaar following breakfast. By way of multiple suspension bridges, juniper forests, and Sherpa settlements like Taranga, Thame, Phurte, and Gongla, we will travel to Namche Bazaar. At Namche Bazaar, spend the night.which will be last day of trip on Everest Three High Passes. 

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  • Airport Pick up/drop
  • Three night accommodation in kathmandu  at tourist standard hotels
  • Domestic Flights
  • Trekking package such as Ground transportation
  • Necessary permits entrance fess
  • Professional guide, porter/porters, and their expenses including their insurance and equipments
  • Your accommodation at lodges in route
  • Three meals a day (breakfast, lunch & dinner) with cup of  tea/coffee

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  • Beverages
  • Tips
  • Your insurance
  • Personal/natural expenses
  • Food in Kathmandu  except daily breakfast

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