Everest Three Pass Trek

Everest Three Pass Trek

Key Infomation

  • Duration:25 Days
  • Trip GradeStrenuous
  • DestinationTIA Kathmandu
  • Max Altitude5,545m
  • ActivityTrekking, Hiking, City Tour
  • Group Size2-10
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6 people - 10 peopleUS$ 2299
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Everest three high passes trek is one of the most adventure suitings for seeking adventurous trips in the high Himalayas, the trail takes you across three high mountain passes namely Renjo La Pass (5,360 m), Cho La Pass (5,420 m), and the Kongma La Pass (5,545 m) similarly climbs up to Gokyo Ri (5,357 m) and Kala Pattar (5,545 m) and Chukung Ri (5,550 m), offering your immense opportunity for having captured the amazing sceneries of high mountains located in the Everest region, undoubtedly is the most adventure and lifetime experience.

Everest's three high passes trek is one of the most adventure trekking trips. Recently, with improvements and exploration of newer and newer mountain trails and routes, the high mountain passes trekking has been possible. Of many other such trekking trips in the high mountain passes trekking also popularly known as Everest high mountain passes trekking trip has been one of the most demanded and frequently organized trekking trips in the eastern part of Nepal. This trip is not merely an adventure and is equally challenging. The trails are challenging in the sense that the trails climb above 5000 meters. Of many other trekking trips organized on Everest, three-high passes trekking is one of the most frequently organized by Footprint Adventure.

The trek winds around the high altitude areas and you will mostly revolve around the rocky and sloppy hills filled with snow, glacier and glacial lakeside, mountain valleys, and more, and thus you are likely to face high altitude sickness, therefore, you have to be prepared to physically fit and mentally be prepared for coping up any sort of possible challenges you may face, during the trip. The trip takes you all across and makes a complete circuit of the Khumbu from Lukla and ultimately takes you to the Everest Base Camp. The trail starts from a remote village and areas and takes you whole around above 5000 meters where there are no emergency facilities either, requiring adequate acclimatization in order to prevent suffering from high altitude sickness.

During the trip, you will not merely revolve around the high mountain passes but also go through a charming settlement of legendary Sherpa, explore their distinct rituals, and lifestyles, enjoy local dishes and delicacies, also explore Buddhist monasteries, diverse flora, and fauna. If you are lucky enough, you will also spot wild animals, and endangered birds, offering you an amazing opportunity for taking photographs this is, therefore, why Everest's three-high mountain passes trekking is a rewarding and lifetime experience.

Everest three high passes trek begins with a short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla Airport following the trail of Sagarmatha National Park and then reach Namche Bazaar, where you will have a rest for a day for acclimatization and also to explore the charming settlement of Sherpa indigenous communities, their distinct lifestyles, rituals, and then you will head on to Thame and acclimatize. The next day you will continue trekking to Lungden and crossing Renjo La pass you will enter Gokyo valley. You will explore around and climb up on the Gokyo Ri you will sneak around the majestic Himalayas and then trek down to Thangnak and then cross Cho La pass, you will enter into Lobuche and then pass Lobuche village and then Gorak Shep and finally climb Kala Pattar and then reach Everest Base Camp. From base camp you will explore the majestic Himalayas all around and explore all around, you will retrace down to Lobuche and cross Kongma La pass and then get down to Chukkung, you will then climb up to Chukkung Ri and then have a trek to Dingboche and via Phakding, you will retrace down to Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu.

Highlights of Everest Three Pass Trek 

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site exploration such as Pashupatinath Temple, Swyambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, and Patan Durbar Square
  • Scenic and dramatic flight from Kathmandu to Luka Airport
  • Hiking through the alpine forest of Sagarmatha National Park and exploring the life of rare flora and fauna  
  • Acclimatization in the famous sherpa capital - Namche Bazaar
  • Passing three high passes ( Renjola, Chola & Kongmala pass) above 5,300m
  • Trek to the world’s most famous base camp and explore the Khumbu region from a close distance
  • Hike the world’s most renowned viewpoint, Kalapatthar & Gokyo Ri viewpoint, and explore the 360-degree panoramic views of mountains
  • Breathtaking views of mountains, hills, and magical landscapes along with rugged terrain 
  • Experience the culture and lifestyle of the Sherpa people
  • Cultural and farewell dinner in Kathmandu 

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This is our regular itinerary, If you are looking for your own customized itinerary, feel free to contact us.

Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal lies in the valley surrounded by beautiful green hills from all sides. If you come through the airways, our representative will be there in the airport terminal with your name to give you a warm welcome. After greeting you, our representative will drop you in your hotel and help you with all the check-in works. If you are arriving through the road, our representative will meet you at the respective destination. There will be no activities planned for you. You can take a rest and if you want to explore nearby you can go and explore yourself as well. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu 

  • Accommodation Kumari Boutique Hotel
  • Maximum Altitude1,350m

After breakfast, you will be taken to visit some of the famous landmarks of Kathmandu such as  Boudhanath Stupa, Swyambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, and Patan Durbar Square. They all are listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites and protected areas as all of them are historically, culturally rich, and ancient. You will get to explore these heritage sites with our experienced city tour guide. You will get a chance to know about the historical facts, stories and all the information related to these sites. 

Swyambhunath Stupa is one of the self-sprung Buddhist and Hindu temples, also called the monkey temple. You will enjoy the stupas, temples, shrines, monasteries, and many more things to explore. Similarly, Boudhanath Stupa is one of the oldest Buddhist stupas in Asia and it's an important pilgrimage center for Tibetian Buddhism. Likewise, Pashupatinath Temple is Nepal's biggest Hindu temple that lies on the bank of the Bagmati River, where people worship Lord Shiva shine. Watching the Hindu cremation rites at the bank of the Bagmati river might be a very new experience for you. Patan Durbar Square is one of the three royal squares in the valley. Built-in the medieval era, the Durbar Square used to be the Malla ruler's royal palace and was later used by Shah Kings. 

After your amazing whole day city excursion, you will get back to your hotel. After that, we will go to one Nepali Cultural Restaurant where you will get both delicious Nepali food along with an amazing cultural performance. You will meet your trekking guide, there will be a short briefing session about your trekking and the guide will basically answer all your queries. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu. 

  • Accommodation Kumari Boutique Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast & Welcome Dinner
  • TimeFull Day
  • Maximum Altitude1,350m

Once you land at the Lukla Airport, you will meet your porters who will carry your luggage. Leaving the airport, you will walk through the busy and cozy Lukla village, market, and make your way down to Phakding. The first day of your trek is quite easy as you will walk through the vibrant villages, sherpa houses, and lower alpine forests of the Everest region. You will walk through the ridges of the Dudhkoshi River, beautiful hills, and stunning landscapes. You will cross one suspension bridge before reaching Phakding. After 3 hours of gentle hike, you will reach the beautiful village Phakding. Overnight at the teahouse in Phakding. 

  • Accommodation Trekker's Lodge & Restaurant
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time30min & 3-4hour
  • Maximum Altitude2,650 m

After breakfast, we will make an early start along the bank of Dudh Koshi river, crossing the thrilling suspension bridges laden with prayers flags. It is a rigorous walk filled with steep ascents. Though the scenery is breathtaking and landscapes are magical. As we reach Manjo, we will enter inside the Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The trail passes steeply with breathtaking views including the longest Hillary Suspension bridge before ascending to Namche Bazaar. 

Namche Bazaar (considered the Gateway to Everest) is home to many quality restaurants, hotels, lodges, shops, money exchange services, internet cafes, and bakeries. A Sherpa settlement, the town is carved on the side of the steep mountain face. Namche is the biggest town along the Everest trail. Overnight at a comfortable teahouse run by a Sherpa family. 

  • Accommodation AD Friendship Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time5-6hour
  • Maximum Altitude3,440m

We will spend a day in Namche Bazaar in order to acclimatize and adjust to the thinning air. We will trek a short distance to a museum that is celebrated for its exhibits of the traditional customs of the Sherpa people. We will also hike up to the Syangboche Airport and the Everest View Hotel, one of the highest-placed hotels in the world. From this point, we can see rewarding views of the Himalayas including Mt Everest.

  • Accommodation AD Friendship Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • TimeFull Day
  • Maximum Altitude3,880m

The trek continues along the rushing glacial waters of the Bhote Kosi with magnificent views of the mountains. We have trekked to an altitude of 3,800 m upon reaching beautiful Thame village. Inside the monastery are incredibly ornate wall hangings, a 20-foot sculpture of Buddha, and the musical instruments and robes of the Lamas. The group will be taken to observe a prayer ceremony either in the evening or in the morning depending on how the trekking goes this day. 

  • Accommodation Standard Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time5-6hour
  • Maximum Altitude3,844m
  • Accommodation Standard Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time5-6hour
  • Maximum Altitude4,380m
  • Accommodation Thanka INN
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time8-9hour
  • Maximum Altitude5,364m
  • Accommodation Thanka INN
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • TimeFull Day
  • Maximum Altitude4,790m
  • Accommodation Chola Pass Resort
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time3-4hour
  • Maximum Altitude4,700m
  • Accommodation Standard Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time8-9hour
  • Maximum Altitude5,368m
  • Accommodation 8000 in Pyramid
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time4-5hour
  • Maximum Altitude5,050 m
  • Accommodation Himalayan Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time6-7hour
  • Maximum Altitude5,364m
  • Accommodation 8000 in Pyramid
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time5-6hour
  • Maximum Altitude5,545m
  • Accommodation Standard Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time8-9hour
  • Maximum Altitude5,550m
  • Accommodation Everest View Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time5-6hour
  • Maximum Altitude3,985m
  • Accommodation AD Friendship Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time5-6hour
  • Maximum Altitude3,440m
  • Accommodation Khumbu Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Time5-6hour
  • Maximum Altitude3,440m

Enjoying the last glimpse of the mountains we have recently visited, the 35 minutes scenic flight takes us back to Kathmandu. Your guide will drop you at your hotel. After some rest, you can explore Thamel street, and buy souvenirs for your friends and family. 

  • Accommodation Kumari Boutique Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast at Lukla
  • Time30min Flight
  • Maximum Altitude1,350m

We've put a day extra for the entire trip, because of the weather condition, health situation, and other things that may hamper our regular itinerary. Since Everest Three pass trek is one of the most adventurous and extreme trekking in Nepal as well as in Everest. 

  • Accommodation Kumari Boutique Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • TimeFull Day
  • Maximum Altitude1,350 m

Our airport representative will drop you at Kathmandu Tribhuwan International Airport for your final departure from Nepal. 

  • MealsBreakfast

What's Included

  • All ground transport in private vehicles including airport transfers (both international and domestic arrivals and departures)
  • Kathmandu city excursion, tour guide, and private transportation
  • 4 Night Hotel accommodations with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu. (Hotel Kumari Boutique) 
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site excursion in Kathmandu in private vehicles with a professional tour guide
  • Full board meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during trekking
  • Best available twin sharing lodge/teahouse for the accommodations during the trekking
  • Desert of seasonal fruits during dinner
  • Government Licence holder and experienced English-speaking high mountain guide
  • Honest, kind, and helpful porter during the trekking
  • Food, Accommodation, Salary, Equipment, Medicines, and insurance for trekking staff
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu round trip flight
  • Trip achievement certificate issued by Sagarmatha National Park and Footprint Adventure Pvt. Ltd. 
  • First Aid Medicine Kit carry by trekking leader 
  • Everest National Park Permit and TIMS card
  • All government taxes
  • Footprint adventure's T-Shirt, trekking map, and duffle bag (in return)
  • Welcome,/Farewell dinner with a cultural show program in a typical restaurant.
  • Personal trekking equipment and packing things
  • Your travel and rescue insurance
  • Entrance fees in UNESCO Heritage sightseeing sports
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Hot shower during the trek
  • Snacks, mineral water, hotel water, soft drinks, hard drinks, and other personal expenses
  • Tips for guide, porter, and driver. (expected)
  • Donations for local people, hospitals, schools (not compulsory)
  • Internet, telephone, wifi, medicines, shower, electricity charge fee
  • Rest of the expenses that are not mentioned on Price includes

Dates & Price

Departure DateTrip StatusPrice 
dateOctober 20, 2022 - November 13, 2022StatusAvailablepriceUS$2399

Additional Info


Flight is a very important thing for  Everest Three High Passes Trek. While you are going to Lukla or flight to Kathmandu from Lukla, sometimes will not fly on time because of the weather. after finish the trekking you need to take a private helicopter to come to kathmandu or Lukla. If you have extra 02 days you can catch a flight on time.

High Altitude Sickness
Everest Three High Passes Trek would be a lifetime memory in your life. If you are not fit we will not recommend going this trekking. While you are going toward the high elevation you have to eat food and drink, keep busy your mouth, walk slowly. If you have a serious problem you have to admit the hospital soon in this case you call the helicopter for rescue and our staff will help you with your treatment. If you have medical insurance the rescue helicopter payment will be cover by the insurance company so medical insurance is necessary to go this trekking.

Trekking Grade
Everest Three High Passes Trek is a pretty long trek that goes right into high mountain country so; it is physically quite strenuous which involves approx 5-8 hours trekking along the way. There is no previous experience is required, used to some regular exercise and enjoy walking in the high altitude conditions.

The best seasons for Best Everest three high pass trek starts from mid-September till November end and from the beginning of March until the end of May. The morning time usually clear, with clouds building up during the afternoon, & disappearing at night. Trekking during the monsoon and winter is also possible.

We will provide freshly cooked food from the local guest house or restaurant. You will have breakfast and dinner at the lodge and lunch available along the trail. You can find a wide variety of Nepali and Western food as well as drinks.

Everest Three High Passes Trek starts your trip from your Kathmandu Hotel so a car or necessary vehicle will come to your place and drop you at your destination.

Telephone and Internet
There are few places available for Telephone and Internet. You can get an internet password from the hotel counter for telephone and the internet cost would be extra.

Most of the lodges/ guest houses take an additional charge for battery charging. There is no electricity in the Gokyo lake. There is electricity or solar power where you can recharge your camera batteries, laptop, mobile, etc. that costs you need to pay extra.

The bottled water is available along the trail until the last village. You can take buy boil water from the lodge or restaurant or you can use Iodine or water purifying medicines.

In Kathmandu, you will get 4 to 5-star standard hotel or resort accommodation. During the trekking part, rooms will be basic, normally just a bed with a pillow and blankets. You will have a private room but the bathroom will be outside. There are some guest houses with attached bathrooms as well as but they will cost extra.

Group Leader and Crew
We promise we will provide Trained Experienced with honest with local Trekking Guide and Sherpa staff when there are 8 or more members in the Group and porters to carry your luggage and there will be 1 porter for 2 members.

Trekking Equipment
It's not necessary to spend a lot of money on extra equipment and clothing before your trip. The majority of these gears can be bought at reasonable rates in Kathmandu.

Trekking Days
The time schedule is very important for enjoying the trip among the Guide porters and trekkers Each morning after packing our bags and hot breakfast, we set off on the day walk. After walking for 3-4 hours we stop for lunch at around midday. The afternoon walk. The remainder of the afternoon can be spent exploring the village, doing a bit of washing, or simply relaxing with a good book. On some days we will arrive at our destination by lunchtime and the entire afternoon will be free.

Customize Itinerary
As per your time schedule if there is not suitable date for trekking departure from Kathmandu so the place mentions your suitable time and date then we will organize your great trip to Everest Three High Passes Trek.

Trip Extensions
In addition to Everest Three High Passes Trek, we can organize a trip to Annapurna, Langtang, Manasalu, Mustang trekking, Mountain Flight, the water rafting, jungle safari, City tour (Kathmandu, Pokhara or Lumbini ), homestay Tour, Nepal Cultural Tour, Tibet tour, Bhutan tour or India tour extension as per your time frame.

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