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Everest Base Camp - 3 Passes Trek

From US$ 1,833 per person
  • No booking or credit card fees
  • E-ticket/Mobile voucher
  • Crossing three high passes Renjo La , Cho La & Kongma La.
  • Glimpse of few of the Eight-thousanders located in the region.
  • The hospitality offered by the inhabitants of the region, Sherpa.
The Everest 3 Passes Trek consists of crossing three of the highest passes in the Khumbu region or Everest region. Starting from Lukla, the trek passes through various Sherpa villages, Sagarmatha National Park and Tengboche Monastery, the highest monastery in the world.

The 3 passes Renjo La 5,465 m (17,929 ft), Cho La 5,367 m (17,604 ft) & Kongma La 5,535 m (18,159 ft) dominate the landscape. All of them greater than 5,000 meters, they require that you are in a good physical shape. If in doubt, we recommend that you book a porter also.

The trek is designed to offer a unique outlook on the Everest region and its greater inhabitants, Sherpas, along with crossing 3 different high passes in the region, each of them a great adventure.

This 16 days trek is a fantastic adventure.
Day 1 Fly to Lukla & trek to Phakding 3 to 4 hours Mountain Lodge

Early morning we fly from Kathmandu to the tiny airstrip at Lukla for about 40 minutes scenic flight; you will have time to stroll around, while the guide sort and divide the load baggage to be carried by porters. After we start our walking from Lukla passing through several Sherpa villages and few suspension bridges and reach Phakding, a dense settlement of Sherpa peoples for overnight. As this is your first day of the trek at Everest, we hike only for 3 to 4 hours and take time for adopting walking. Evening relax or explore remaining time strolling around this Sherpa village.

Overnight at Phakding

Day 2 Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar 6 to 7 hours Mountain Lodge

After breakfast we will continue up the bank of the Dudh Kosi, crossing it twice by small suspension bridges before reaching the village of Monjo the entrance gate of the Sagarmatha National Park. When enter the National park boundary we descend, a gradual walk brings us to the suspension bridge over the Bhote-Koshi river to Jorsalle village, the last village till Namche Bazaar. After walking for sometimes in riverside, we will reach Hillary suspension bridge and walk ascent to a top of big hill Namche for few hours which is our stop for this day. Namche is a prosperous trading town and the capital of the Khumbu Region.

Overnight at Namche

Day 3 Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar Mountain Lodge

We do required a acclimatization day at this altitude to adopt high altitude before heading up to high elevation so today will be our first acclimatization day in this trek. You will have full day leisure or visit Everest View Point hotel for wonderful panoramic view or take a short hike to Thame village or stroll around the market as per your wish. If this is a Saturday; one can see the lively & colorful market of Namche as Saturday used to be a typical days for peoples for shopping, exchanging and sailing their goods. Also you can visit Sherpa Museum as well a great place to learn Sherpa culture and history of mountaineering and stroll back to hotel for overnight.

Day 4 Trek from Namche Bazaar to Thame 3 to 4 hours Mountain Lodge

After Namche, we separate from the classical route of Everest Base Camp and walk into the left corner onward Thame Village. It is the oldest village of Sherpa's, used to be a trade route to Tibet/China. About 150m above the town there is the Thame Gompa, a picturesque monastery set amongst the many homes of Lamas and lay people.

Overnight at Thame.

Day 5 Trek from Thame to Marlung 4 to 5 hours Mountain Lodge

From Thame the trail heads north to Thame Teng and on through several small villages such as Chanakpa, Taranga, crossing through the yak field to reach Marlung village where we will overnight at Mt. tea house.

Day 6 Acclimatization Day at Gokyo Mountain Lodge

After the Renjo-la, you would love to have this relax day at Gokyo. You may just rest at Gokyo or have chance to explore up to the fifth lake passing another forth lake and enjoy the view. This is great place and an opportunity to view full part of Mt. Everest and Cho-Oyu. You can see the Northern part of Cho-Oyu base camp and biggest glacier of the world Ngazumpa glacier; and stroll back to hotel for overnight.

Day 7 Hike from Gokyo to Gokyo RI and trek to Thaknak 7 to 8 hours Mountain Lodge

We walk Early in this morning we hike up to Gokyo Ri for the breathtaking view of splash a sunrise top of the mountain including Mt. Everest view and many more Himalayan scenery. This will be unforgettable life time memories and enjoy around the top. We have a great memories and stroll back an hour's to Gokyo for breakfast. We trek down to Thaknak for the overnight passing through the second lake and walk on the glacier.

Day 8 Trek from Thaknak to Cho-la Pass to Dzongla 5 to 6 hours Mountain Lodge

This day is one of the tuff days to cross the Cho-la because of thee high pass. The pass is not difficult but it is steep and involves a glacier traverse on the eastern side. After crossing the Cho-la we reach at Dzongla for overnight. Enjoy the fantastic view around the high above.

Day 9 Trek from Dzongla to Gorakshep 5 to 6 hours Mountain Lodge

We continue our trek along the moraine of the glacier, with views of Kalapathar and Pumori. You have good chances for the best view of Mt. Nuptse a front of you walking along the Gorekshep. The trail up to the Gorakshep is rocky and windy but it offers the good view of Pumori and there are beautiful views of the Everest Base camp and glacier with scenic Mountain View. We enjoy the night at Gorakshep the higher elevation.

Day 10 Trek to Everest Base Camp and return to Lobuche 6 to 7 hours Mountain Lodge

After the breakfast at Gorekshep we ready for our adventure to the targeted destination and we continue our trek towards the Everest Base Camp and to the Khumbu Ice-fall. The walk is quite strenuous due to the high altitude and thin air, the walk passes through over rocky dunes and moraine and streams till you reach the base camp. Everest Base Camp is lively with commotion during the high expedition season. After a grand time here, retrace the journey back to Gorekshep to Lobuche.

Overnight at Lobuche.

Day 11 trek from Lobuche to Kongma La to Chhukung to Dingboche 6 to 7 hours Mountain Lodge

After breakfast trekking via Khumbu Glacier to Kongma La Base Camp (5,000m/16,404ft) continues ascending to Kongma pass- this ascend is difficult part of our trek today. After gaining the Kongma La, we see cairn wrapped in prayer flags,-marks of the pass. Then we descend a gradual walks up the Imja Khola valley to Chhukung to Dingboche, a small summer settlement.

Overnight at Dingboche.

Day 12 Trek from Dingboche to Tyangboche 4 to 5 hours Mountain Lodge

The walk today will be easy heading downhill to a lower elevation from Dingboche, the walk is pleasant and all the way to Tyangboche. After the bridge our route descends following the stream towards Pangboche village, and further down to Tyangboche. Tyangboche is one of the most beautiful place in the Himalaya the first thing that comes to your eye is the big Monastery, then the large field with campsites and teahouses, lodges beneath the towering majestic beautiful peak Ama Dablam.

Day 13 Trekfrom Tyangboche to Monjo 5 to 6 hours Mountain Lodge

After breakfast treks down to Phunkethanga a small settlement with couple of teahouses. From here the trail leads downhill through the forested path with great memories and after crossing the local wooden bridge over the Dudh Koshi river trek onwards to steep climb to Sanasa to Namche bazzar and trek further down to Monjo for overnight stay.

Day 14 Trek from Monjo to Lukla 6 to 7 hours Mountain Lodge

After breakfast we trek back with enjoying the lush green scenery around and passing through the incredible mountain scenery and local Sherpa village. And finally today the trail leads you back to Lukla. After your arrival in Lukla you will have time to relax and celebrate the completion of your trek.

Day 15 Trek to Lukla 6 to 7 hours Mountain Lodge

After breakfast we trek back with enjoying the lush green scenery around and passing through the incredible mountain scenery and local Sherpa village. And finally today the trail leads you back to Lukla. After your arrival in Lukla you will have time to relax and celebrate the completion of your trek.

Day 16 Trek from Lungdeng to Renjo- La and to Gokyo Lake 7-8 hours Mountain lodge

This day is a big day! Crossing the Renjo La will be one of the more difficult days of the trip due to the altitude and its nature of walking. Typically the weather is clear at spring from March to May and from Sep to Nov thus the prospects for favorable conditions are excellent. Upon on reaching to the top of Renjola, the views are just outstanding. Walking onward to Gokyo involves a glacier walk for sometimes were carefully waking required, and then the entire walking to Gokyo is via easy walking down.

Overnight at Gokyo.

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what’s included
  • Airport Pickup and Drop
  • Accommodation and Meals (Meals other than those mentioned in Itinerary, Welcome and Farewell are excluded)
  • Domestic Flight/Transportation
  • Trekking Permit (TIMS)
  • Entry fee for the national parks
  • First Aid kit
  • Trek Guide
  • Insurance for Guide/Porter
  • Certificate for Trek Completion
Optional Addons (Available during check-out)
  • Porter
what’s excluded
  • Visa
  • International Flight
  • Additional Excursions (Applicable to those not mentioned in Itinerary)
  • Trekking Equipment
  • Personal expenses
  • Insurance coverage
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 16 days
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English & Nepali
meeting/Start point Kathmandu, Nepal
Maximum altitude 5545 meters
Trek difficulty Moderate
Cancellation Refund of full deposit will only be made if you cancel your trip 30 days prior the trip departure date. No refunds will be made if you voluntarily leave a trip for any reason after the trip has begun.

If the company cancels the booking in the case of natural disasters, flight cancellation, strikes, wars, riots, government intervention, weather conditions etc, the full refund will be made, plus you are entitled to take an alternative trip of the similar cost.
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