Everest Three passes Trekking

20 Days
  • Everest Three passes Trekking
  • Everest Three passes Trekking
  • Everest Three passes Trekking
  • Everest Three passes Trekking


Three passes trekking around the Khumbu region are all above 5, 000 m. and adventurous. The Three Passes are Kongma-La Pass 5,535 m., Cho-La Pass 5,420 m. and Renjo-La pass 5,340 m. Three passes trekking cover mostly high regions of Everest include Everest Base Camp, Kala Patthar, Gokyo Valley, Gokyo Lake, and Gokyo-Ri 5,360 m. which provides an unprecedented view of Sunrise and Sunset on the Highest peak of the world  Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse and Mt. Cho Oyu.

The people who love high pass trek in Nepal will be a good choice. All the passes provide an excellent mountain view of the Everest region, Glacier lake and Khumbu Valley. The biggest glacier in the world, Nuzma glacier, falls on this route. Going down to Namche Bazzar through Thame Village on the way back will give a chance to enjoy Sherpa culture and tradition while observing old Buddhist monasteries.  

We have designed 19 days Itineraries for this trek for you

Trip Highlight

  • Flying to Lukla 
  • Tengboche Monastery 
  • Three passes trekking all are above 5,000m. 
  • Everest Base camp and Kalapatthar, Gokyo valley, Gokyo Lakeside trip to Gokyo-Ri 5,360 m. 
  • Going down to Namche via Thame village which is perfectly prosperous for Sherpa culture and tradition  
  • Old Monasteries
  • Buddhist Culture and religion  

Fitness level Strong
Trip Duration 20 Days
Activity Nepal Trekking
Accommodation Tea House
Start - End Lukla in khumbu Region - Lukla in Khumbu Region
Group Size Min 2 Px
Max. Altitude 5535 m
Trip Season Autumn and Spring is Recommended

Three Pass Trek Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival and transfer to the hotel evening dinner 

As  you’ll fly into the kathmandu. You can have a beautiful view of the city with hills. As your arrival at the airport our representative member will be waiting for you at the airport with your name in a cardboard. Then you’ll be safely transferred to the hotel and have a rest.

Day 02: Flight to lukla (2840m) and Trek to phakding (2610m) 4 hours

After a warm breakfast you’ll have a flight to lukla. On which you can get an experience of landing on one of the most dangerous airports of the world. Then after a flight we’ll have a short break and we’ll start our trek towards the phakding village.

Day 03: Phakding to Namche bazar (3440m) 6 hours

Today we’ll be travelling towards the biggest sherpa’s village in Nepal known as namche bazar. We start over the dudh koshi river and through a monjo village. Now we’ll be entering the sagarmatha national park. Then after reaching the namche bazar you can enjoy a nepali dinner.

Day 04: Acclimatization day in namche bazar 

It’s the first rest day of your’s. As you’ll be entering the higher altitude you can experience altitude sickness also so for that we’ll rest at namche bazar and we’ll explore the bazar. Namche bazaar is known as the mini thamel of Nepal so you can enjoy different kinds of cuisine and beverages.

Day 05: Namche bazaar to tengboche (3860m) 5 hours

Now we’ll leave namche bazaar and start our trek towards the tengboche which begins with a dense juniper forest. On the way we’ll be seeing Sherpa village and the amazing views of the Himalayas like Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kwangde and Nuptse. Now we’ll be at our destination the largest gompa of this region known as tengboche.

Day 06: Tengboche to dingboche (4410m) 5 hours

Again our day starts with a delicate breakfast at tengboche and we’ll continue towards the dingboche. Now we can have a beautiful glimpse of thanks painting, ural painting and architectural delicacy. Now we’ll be going through the suspension bridge and a dense forest.now we will reach at The summer valley dingboche. 

Day 07: Acclimatization day in dingboche

This is a rest and exploration day for you. Dingboche is the best place for trekking. You can now see the art, Buddhist statues and stupas before having a trek. After reaching the top of the summit of the trekking point nangkar tshang now after a few times we’ll drop down to dingboche.

Day 08: Dingboche to Chhukung (4750m) climb chhukung Ri (5546m) 6/7 hours

It would be the short day trek up towards the chhukung. While on a way we can see the beautiful mountains all around us. Then after reaching chhukung we will climb up for  chhukung Ri which will take 4-5 hours. From chhukung Ri we can have a stunning view of Imja Tse, Ama Dablam, Makalu and nuptse.

Day 09: Cross to Kongma La pass (5535m) trek to lobuche (4940m) 6/7 hours

Now as the altitude increases the challenges for trekking will also be increasing. So this will be a challenging day for us because the pass is high  and has a gradual slope upwards over grass. Then we’ll drop down to khumbu valley and after crossing the khumbu glacier we’ll arrive at lobuche.

Day 10: Lobuche to gorak shep (5170m), visit EBC (5364m) 6/7 hours

We’ll start our trek with a beautiful view of mountains and glaciers. Then we’ll  get through the narrow gaps of mountains. Then we’ll travel from a rocky path which leads us to gorak shep. Then we’ll leave our baggage and luggage at the hotel. Now we will start our trek towards the EBC and after reaching the EBC we’ll now drop down to gorakshep.

Day 11: Gorak shep to kala patthar (5545m) and back to lobuche  (4940m) 8/9 hours

Our day will start with a breakfast then we’ll start to climb for kala patthar which will take 2-3 hours. Now we’ll have a gleaming view of the world’s highest mountain Everest along the other mountains. Now after finishing a journey of himalayas we’ll now descend down to the lobuche.

Day 12: Lobuche to Dzongla (4830m) ¾ hours

We’ll start our journey early in the morning because we have to trek towards the Dzongla. It will be the tough walk in the cold but at last it is worth the effort. Now we’ll have some snacks and then we’ll walk back down the valley past Lobuche, to dzongla.

Day 13: Trek to thagnak (4700m) via Cho La pass (5368m)⅞ hours

Our journey starts with a delicate breakfast and we’ll move towards the thagnak we’ll use the same trail through Cho La pass. We’ll be surrounded by 360 mountains and we can feel the fresh air of mountains. Now after reaching the destination now we’ll enjoy our dinner.

Day 14: Trek to gokyo (4790m) ⅘ hours

Our journey now leads us towards gokyo. We will now start our journey after having a delicate breakfast. It will take about 4 to 5 hours of trek. On the way we can see the beautiful river and mountains which makes us forget about the pain of climbing. Then in gokyo we’ll stay overnight.

Day 15: Rest day in Gokyo

On our rest day we’ll climb gokyo Ri and then we’ll visit the 4th and 5th lakes of gokyo which will take about 3 to 4 hours. Now we will just trek along the day. After reaching the gokyo Ri you can have an awesome view from there. Then the 4th and 5th lake will amaze you with their beauty.

Day 16: Gokyo to Lunde (4380m) via Renjo La pass (5360m)

Now we'll head towards the lunde one of the beautiful villages of that region. We’ll start our trek with a beautiful mountain which motivates us and energies us for the journey. We’ll be now travelling through a Renjo La pass. After reaching the destination now we will have our dinner and enjoy overnight.

Day 17: Lumdey to namche bazaar

After breakfast now will start to go down towards the namche bazar. Now our path becomes more easier as now we are moving downward. Now we will be back at the namche bazar and altitude will be below 3000m so now you can enjoy your beverage and food. Now you can celebrate the joy of climbing a mountain.

Day 18: Namche bazaar to lukla

We will be leaving the namche bazar and moving towards the lukla now. Firstly we will have our breakfast and then our journey starts with the high suspension bridge and then we’ll pass through the local small villages of sherpas.

Day 19: Lukla to kathmandu 

Today we will start our trek towards the kathmandu. With an early breakfast we’ll start our journey towards the kathmandu. You will have an amazing flight of 35 minute. You will be enjoying the flight with the beauty of mountains and hills and flowing rivers. Then after your flight you will be transferred to the hotel.

Day 19: Drive to international airport and Departure

As it's the last day of your at nepal.  So you’ll just have some breakfast and then you can have some shopping in thamel. In thamel you can buy many things like handmade sculpture and carpets. After that we’ll give you a nice farewell and now you’ll be transferred to TIA airport.


√ Airport pick up and drop by  private vehicle

√ Welcome dinner at typical Nepali Restaurant

√ Private Guided tour in Kathmandu Valley

√ 3 Nights Hotel in Kathmandu with Breakfast

√ Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu Flight fare to Client and Guide Porter

√ One English Speaking Govt. License holder Trekking Guide

√ Trekking Permit and TIMS permit

√ Trekking Porters (2 clients = 1 Porter)

√ Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks during treks

√ Insurance for all staffs

√ First Aid Kit

Not Included

× International flight and Nepal Visa Fee

× Meals in Kathmandu  except  Breakfast

× Personal expenses (Laundry, phone calls, dry foods, cold drinks, bar bills,    etc)

× Temple/Monastery entrance fees

× Extra night of Accommodation and extra days of the trek

× Additional activities (Safari-Bungee-Paragliding-Rafting and so on.)

× Travel Insurance and rescue

× Late arrival and late departure extra night

× Tip to Guide and Porters


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