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Everest Three Pass Trek

Everest Three Pass Trek is top Highest Which is Kongma La – Cho la and Renjola Adventure

Everest Three Pass Trek is one of the adventurous treks in the Everest region of Nepal. This trekking route offers you views of four of the world’s eight highest peaks; Cho Oyu (8,201m), Makalu (8,463m), Lhotse (8,516 m), Everest (8,848m) and many other mountains. It is very popular but still takes you over little-trekked passes. It can be tackled in either a clockwise or anticlockwise direction. It is famous for both trekking and peak climbing. This trek is for the trekker who is physically fit and experienced, without physical fitness and experience you can’t do this trek. This is not only a trek; it will be one of the finest mountain journeys you are ever likely to undertake in your lifetime. In this trekking route you can either choose to camp – there is good camping in beautiful natural surroundings and also good Trekkers lodges and tea houses.

Everest Three Pass Trek starts from Lukla (2828m/9278 feet) and follows the Dudh Koshi valley. We climb up from Lukla where we reach the Sherpa capital of Namche, a bustling bazaar that’s a junction for trekkers.  While trekking you will meet herds of Yaks and trade operators. The trail joins an old Tibetan salt trade route and continues to Thame and then back to Namche Bazaar. When passing the highest pass  we will walk on the glacier . The rest is a moderate and adventurous track and More than a hundred thousand trekkers visit this region every year.The views are excellent from top of Kongma La Pass, Kalapathar, Cho la Pass, Gokyo Ri and Renjo La Pass.  It is now considered as tea house trekking route of Nepal and in the comparison of the past, it is being easier to cross nowadays.

This trip is organized by Everest Trekking Routes who have over 20 years’ experience in Trekking, Tours, Peak Climbing and many others activities in Nepal.

Outline itinerary  

Day 01: Arrival in Katmandu ETR Member will meet you at the airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Full Sight Seeing in Kathmandu and Preparation Everest Three High pass
Day 03: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m/8,700ft): 40 minutes flight; 8km, 3 – 4 hours trek
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m/11,280 ft): 11km, 5 – 6 hours
Day 05: Acclimatization Day – Namche Bazaar: (3,440m/11,284ft)
Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft): 10km, 5- 6 hours
Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft): 9km, 5 – 6 hours
Day 08: Dingboche – Chhukhung (4,730m/14,334ft): 3-4 hrs
Day 09: Rest day in Chhukung. (Explore Chhukung Ri or Island Peak Base Camp)
Day 10: Chhukhung – Kongma La (5,535m/18,154ft) -Lobuche (4940m/16,204ft): 9-10 hrs
Day 11: Lobuche – Gorak Shep (5160m/17,000ft) – Everest Base Camp (5,364 m/17,594 ft): Gorak Shep,8-9 hrs.
Day 12: Gorak Shep – Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192ft) – Dzonglha (4,830m/15,850 ft): 8-9 hrs
Day 13: Dzonglha – Cho La (5,420m/17,778 ft)-Thangnak (4,680m/15,350ft)-Gokyo (4,800m/15,580ft): 9-10 hrs
Day 14: Rest day in Gokyo. (Explore Gokyo Ri)
Day 15: Gokyo – Renjo La pass (5345m/17532 ft)-Marulung (4,210m/13,810ft): 8-9 hrs
Day 16: Marulung – Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,280ft):7-8 hrs
Day 17: Namche Bazaar – Lukla (2,780m/9,175ft): 7-8 hrs
Day 18: Lukla – Kathmandu by Air (1,300m /4,264ft): 35 min
Day 19: Final Departure


Details Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m)

Arrival in Kathmandu, The representatives by Everest Trekking Routes will welcome to you at TIA Upon your Arrival. We transfer to hotel overnight stay.

Day 02: Full day Sight Seeing Kathmandu Valley

After the breakfast, we spend the whole day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley as major point. One of the biggest Stupa in the world, Bouddhanath stupa and Monastry, Old heritage Buddhist temple Soyembhunath and Monastry, Kathmandu Durbar Squer Kumari temple and Patan Durbar Squar krishna temple. The kathmandu sightseeing is real Nepalese traditional culture and heritage touring, tour will back to hotel and preparation the Everest Camp Trek Trip overnight stay hotel. 

Day 03: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m/8,700ft): 40 minutes flight; 8km, 3 – 4 hours trek

Our Guide will transfer to Domestic airport and short lukla flight 30 minute and introduce our local mountain porters. Kick of your beautiful trek through larges village chourikharka and demented towards Dudhkoshi River and continue to Phakding (2652m. 8700ft.) we will have staying acclimatization stay overnight at lodge.

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m/11,280 ft): 11km, 5 – 6 hours

After hot breakfast trek to Namche Bazaar, the biggest village of khumbu region, which is most popular Himalayan city Touristic area same as Kathmandu and Pokhara. Trekking toward to Monjo Entering Sagarmath National Park and Trekkers Information Management System Main Gate. Flow up Dudhkoshi River and crossing highest double substance bridge bottom of the Namche. If have change to see mt. everest on trail and continue to Namche. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 05: Acclimatization Day – Namche Bazaar: (3,440m/11,284ft)

Today Explore and Acclimatization day, after breakfast visit to Sherpa Museum which is popular by khumbu region about the Sherpa culture and history and will have hike to top of the Everest view point take cup of tea or coffee at Everest View lodge. If weather is perfect then will see Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Island Peak, Amadablam and Many Others Trekking peak.  When we return from Everest View point visit to Khumjung Village and Admon Hillary high school take lunch and back to Namche , Little sightseeing stay overnight at lodge.

Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Phortse  (3,870m/12,694ft): 10km, 5- 6 hours

After breakfast we will continue trek to Phortse medium beautiful sherpa village. Beginning part flat and easy after sanasa moderate slide and stepping to Mongla situate 4000m. Take lunch that is depend on choice and extremely descending to phortse tenga pass the bridge and end of our destination stay overnight at lodge.

Day 07: Phortse to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft): 9km, 5 – 6 hours

After hot breakfast we will continue trek to Dingboche, which is massive viewpoint and chance to see lots of wild animals as Blue sheep, dear, Himalayan thar, and Many of Domestic Yaks brousing grass. The phortse to Dingboche is most beautiful trail select by Everest Trekking Routes. Take lunch at Upper Pangboche or Samare and slowly trek to Dingboche stay overnight at lodge.

Day 08: Dingboche – Chhukhung (4,730m/14,334ft): 3-4 hrs

After hot breakfast trek to Chukung it takes 4 hours, short and easy hike to chukum and spectacular scenery Lhotse and Amadablam Expedition, overnight at lodge.

Day 09: Rest day in Chhukung. (Explore Chhukung Ri or Island Peak Base Camp)

After hot breakfast for Acclimatization for Acute mountain sickness and short hike to Island Base Camp or Imja Lake return to chhukum and stay overnight at lodge.

Day 10: Chhukhung – Kongma La (5,535m/18,154ft) -Lobuche (4940m/16,204ft): 9-10 hrs

After hot breakfast trek to Kongma La pass (5535m) and continue lobuche is most challenging and Technical hard trekking route in Khumbu region. During day must take light pack lunch. Because chhukum to lobuche is 8 to 9 hours terrible walk and stay overnight at lodge.

Day 10: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5170 m/16,961ft), visit Everest Base Camp (5364 m/17,594 ft): 13km

From Lobuche to Gorakshep takes more than 2 hours and must leave early morning, because take hot drink as tea or coffee continue to Gorakshep and get accommodation leave bag. Before visit to Everest Base Camp we have to Breakfast and take with us light food. It is hard and long day all most 8 to 10 hours. Return from EBC stay overnight at lodge.

Day 11: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192ft) to Zhong La (4,930m) 7-8 hours

Early morning hike to Kala Pathar peak 5545m. Which is our main destination sun rise and panoramic views front of the Mt everest and Pumari Expedition, Magnificent himayan range and return to Gorakshep take breakfast after that continue trek to Phiriche or Pangboche stay overnight at lodge.

Day 12: Trek from Zongla – Cho la pass- Thannak (4830m) Chola pass (5367m) 8 hours

After breakfast trek to Chola pass and continue to Thannak, the day is difficult to get on top follow the glacier part and rocky area. It is moderate and adventures. So during the pass we have to take some day pack lunch some sandwich piece of cheese and Boiled Egg with bottle of Drinking water, after chola pass massive downhill and difficult area should have together with group or if single must follow the others person, very steep some time cover by ice and hard to see trail. An while reach to Thannak stay overnight at lodge.

Day 13: Trek from Thannak to Gokyo- (4800m) 4 Hours

After breakfast slowly trek to Gokyo, the day is not long but trail is gradual and rocky also some time lot’s of snow, most popular khumbu glacier and beautiful Cho yu Expedition which is over 8000m and will reach to Gokyo and see Gokyo lake stay overnight at lodge.  

Day 14: Trek to Gokyo Ri and back to Machhermo (4470m) Gokyo Ri (5357m), 8 hours

Early morning hike up Gokyo Ri, which is elevation of (5357m) from Spectacular views mt. everest, Mt. Lhotse. Mt. Pumari, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Barunche, Mt. Cho yu, Amadablam and Many other Expedition. After that will return to same lodge and take breakfast slowly trek to Machhermo and stay Overnight at lodge.

Day 14: Rest day in Gokyo. (Explore Gokyo Ri)

Early morning climb to gokyo Ri Peak (5357m) which Excellent Panoramic views all Everest and khumbu Himalayan scenery and nature beauty of Nepal. then return to same hotel and stay overnight at lodge.

Day 15: Gokyo - Renjo La pass (5345m/17532 ft)-Marlung (4,210m/13,810ft): 8-9 hrs

After breakfast trek to another third high pass renju la pass (5345m) and continue Marlung which is long distance and 3rd high passes in Everest Trekking. It takes 8 to 9 hours must has pack lunch all members.

Day 16: Marulung - Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,280ft):7-8 hrs

After breakfast trek to Namche is also long trekking destination it takes 7 to 8 hours cross to many different local Sherpa villages and Yak farm and also Buddhist monastery reach to Namche biggest city in Himalaya and stay overnight at lodge.

Day 17: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft): 19km, 6 – 7 hours

After breakfast same way to return lukla, easy downhill but more traffic yak, Jhopkyo, Porters toward to manjo.  Before lukla take light lunch and continue to lukla, finaly we will complete our trip and warm up with all team to say good bye for local porters waiting for flight to Kathmandu stay overnight at lodge.

Day 18: Fly to Kathmandu (30 Minute) Explore and shopping

After breakfast we short walk to airport and waiting for flight. Because some time very hard to get flight and lots of people waiting. We must reservation for flight before our trip. When we arrived in Kathmandu explore and shopping souvenir to your family.

Day 19: Final International departure

We will drop you to the TIA for your final departure and happy journey your hometown, hope to see you again and good bye.

Manual Note :

According to plan extend date on trip above the custom Itinerary the cost will be additional. We cannot guarantee it if bad weather and heli charter that is additional cost. We will try to ensure that our official schedule trip run, And if you have more extra days pre-plan then let us inform we assist by your requirement.

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