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Everest 3 Pass Trek
21 Days $1650

US $  1800
US $ 1650
  Accomodation : Hotel /Tea House
 Duration : 21  Days
 Grading : Moderate Difficult
 Max Altitude : 5555
 Activity : Hiking and Camping
 Starts at : Kathmandu
 End at : Kathmandu
 Trip Route : Kathmandu -Lukla -Namcha- Thame --Gokiyo - chola pass-Dzonglha -Tenbocha-Lukla - Kathmandu
 Best Season : Oct-Nov-Dec / Mar-Apr-May


The 3 Pass trek offers you an extra exciting voyage while crossing the three popular passes; Khongma La Pass (5,535m), Chola La Pass (5,368m), and Renjo La Pass (5,338m) in the Everest region along with witnessing the beauty of one and only highest peak of the world; Mt. Everest (8,848m) in one single package, isn’t it’s a great opportunity?

The unimaginable sceneries of snow-capped Himalayan ranges, views of prestigious peaks, beautifully decorated rhododendron forests, magnificent landscapes, suspension bridges, vibrant cultural villages will reward all your hardship! Most importantly, you pass through the three popular high passes in Nepal that offers you a unique experience.

By joining these 22 days Everest High Pass trekking, you will pass through some of the most dreamlike scenery in the entire Himalayan region through the Gokyo Lake manifested in the Gokyo region. No doubt, this trek provides you the boundless trekking experience in the Himalayan region! Live your dream with the team of Himalayan Hero Adventures!

What the 3 Pass Trek offers you?

Before moving ahead to describe the trails to 3 Passes trek, let’s first know where these passes are, how is the trail, and what it offers to you. The Three High Passes in Everest consist of crossing three high altitude passes over 5,000 meters; Kongma La Pass, Cho La Pass, and Renjo La Pass.

Kongma La Pass (5,535m) lying west out of the Chhukung is crowned with colorful prayer flags. The trail up to Kongma is challenging as it follows through steep hills across a glacier and glacier-fed river and climbs over boulders and rock face up to the highest elevation 5,535m among the Everest Three High Pass. But the view from the top is just stunning which will relieve your pain. The view of Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, glaciers, and valley are just breathtaking!

Cho La Pass (5,420m) formed between the snow-clad summits of Lobuche (6,135m) and Cholatse (6,443m) offers you the spectacular views of Mt. Ama Dablam, Gokyo valley nestled between snowy mountains and Cho La Lake. The trail up to 5,420m elevation is a steep climb through boulders and glaciers.

Renjo La Pass (5,340m) is considered as the easiest of the three passes where the dazzling vistas of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cholatse, Gokyo lake, Gokyo village, and the longest glacier in Nepal; Ngozumpa await.

Check: Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Lake

Highlights of the 3 Passes Trek in Nepal!

The major highlights of the 3 Pass trek in Nepal are three high passes; Kongma La, Cho La, and Renjo La including the Everest base camp, Kala Patthar, beautiful Khumbu glacier valley, and the Gokyo Lake. Trekking in the Everest region via Three High Passes not only offers you the off-the-beaten trekking experience in the Khumbu region but also provides you the best opportunity to visit popular tourist attractions of the Everest region.

First of all, trek to the Everest region begins from the scenic flight between the snow-clad mountains and over lush green landscapes to Lukla (Tenzing Hillary airport) that encourage you to go higher and higher. The trails, then pass through many popular trekking routes such as Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Pangboche, Chhukung, Lobuche, Gorak Shep, and so on.

Witnessing the beauty of the world’s highest mountain from the base camp as well as an Everest vantage point; Kala Patthar will take your heart and mind! The view of sunset and sunrise over towering peaks, glacier valley, lakes of Gokyo, and Gokyo valley are just stunning from the top of these three high passes.

The Everest High Pass adventure destination is renowned for the wonderful vistas of Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,156m), Mt. Lhotse (8,501m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,856m), Mt. Makalu (8,470m) and other snowy peaks in the Khumbu region. Nonetheless, the warm hospitality of the Sherpa people, their unique culture and the homely environment found in the Himalayan land have been the main attractions of the Everest region because of which foreign trekkers visit Nepal again and again.


* If you have any questions regarding the Itinerary Price and Date please don't hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to organize a customized trip based on your own itinerary and budget.

*  We can Modify given Itinerary,s  according to the weather condition and client,s physical condition in the Himalaya 


Day 1: Welcome in Nepal (Kathmandu International Airport)

One of the representatives of Himalayan Hero Adventure will be waiting at the Exit gate of Kathmandu International airport to welcome you in Nepal. Then, you will be transferred to the hotel and after hotel check-in, you can relax comfortably until we call you to have a short meeting with our team at our office. But, if you arrive late in Nepal, we will do this introductory part in tomorrow morning. Tonight, enjoy the welcome dinner offered by our team in a Nepali restaurant with a live cultural music and dance.

Overnight in the hotel. Dinner Included.

Day 2: Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu Valley and Trek Orientation

Get ready for the exciting and cultural as well as historical tour in the capital city of Nepal. After having a healthy morning breakfast, we will move ahead along with our tour guide to some UNESCO World Heritage listed sites of Nepal; Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambunath along with the Buddhist Stupa, and Kathmandu Durbar Square.

After returning from the tour, a meeting regarding trek orientation will be held in which you can ask any kind of questions related to Everest high pass trek, trekking equipment or else. If you want to buy any kind of trekking equipment then visit the most delightful and popular Thamel area in evening where you can find any things required for trekking in Nepal.

Overnight in the hotel. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 3: Fly to Lukla (2830m/9,280ft) from Kathmandu and Trek to Phakding (2,780m/9,121ft)

Flight Duration: 35 min and Trekking Duration: 3 to 4 hours

After early morning breakfast pack your bag for 22 days long yet, adventurous journey in the Everest region. In our private vehicle, you will be transferred to the Tribhuvan International airport for the flight to Lukla. After hotel check-out, we will move from the hotel before one hour of our flight schedule.

Flying over the Himalayan land and heavenly landscapes offers you the overall conceptual view of Nepal that you may have heard or read somewhere. The captivating flight takes you to the Tenzing Hillary Airport, Lukla from where our actual trekking journey begins. We will meet our remaining crew at Lukla and then having lunch and resting for some time will start our journey.

A moderate ascent up the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi River then, a gradual descent, and further walk onwards Phakding village. Passing Cheplung village and walking through the trail, witness the stunning glimpse of Mt. Khumbila (18,900ft), Mt. Nupla (5,885m), Kusum Kanguru (6,367m), and Mt. Kwongde Range. Explore Phakding!

Overnight in the lodge. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Note: Flight to Lukla normally get delayed due to sudden change in weather.

Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m/12,285ft)

Trekking Duration: 4 to 5 hours

Enjoy your breakfast at a teahouse in the Himalayan land. We will continue to trek uphill and downhill up to Namche which passes through the suspension bridges twice over the Dudh Koshi River, rhododendron, and pines forest. On the way, you will pass through the beautiful small yet, attractive villages Benkar which offers the view of Mt. Thamserku, Monjo which is the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park, and Jorasle. Encounter the rare floras and faunas! This trail is rewarded with the spectacular view of the many Himalayan peaks including Everest, Lhotse, Tawache, and other.

Overnight in the lodge. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 5: Altitude Acclimatization Day in Namche


The most important day for trekking in the Everest region. An altitude acclimatization day reduce the chance of having altitude sickness problem. Hiking around the Namche keeps you physically active throughout the day which we recommend to every Himalayan trekker.

Enjoy your breakfast watching the views of Himalayan peaks. Hiking up to Syangboche and Everest Hotel View provide you the best sight of Mt. Ama Dablam, Tawache, Kantega, Thamserku, and of course the Everest. Also, enjoy the sunset and sunrise views from Namche. Visit the local Sherpa museum to learn the history of Everest region, Sherpa culture, and tradition, and interact with local people.

Overnight in the guest house. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 6: Trek to Tengboche (3,851m/12,631ft)


Trekking Duration: 4 to 5 hours

After having morning breakfast and crossing the suspension bridges over the Dudh Koshi River, today’s trek onwards through the uphill and downhill walk passing through the pine forests, strings of prayer flags, and beautiful settlements to reach Tengboche. Walking through the trail, encounter the wildlife of some species of Pheasants, Himalayan Griffons, Musk deer, and wild goat. The view of Khumbi La, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Everest, and surrounding peaks is amazing throughout the trail. After reaching Tengboche, visit to the Tengboche monastery which is the largest and oldest monastery in Khumbu region.

Overnight in the guest house. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 7: Trek to Dingboche (4,349m/14,273ft) via Pangboche (3,900m)


Trekking Duration: 4 to 5 hours

After morning breakfast, we start our trek to Dingboche via Pangboche. Descending through a beautiful rhododendron forest, we cross the suspension bridge over Imja Khola that takes us to Pangboche village. Pangboche surrounded by Mt. Everest to the north, Mt. Thamserku, Kangtaiga, and Ama Dablam to the east, and Kongde range to the south offers you the views of these mountains. Then, the route continues through pastures to Dingboche. Relish the views of beautiful landscapes, rivers, and mountains throughout the route to Dingboche.

Overnight in the guest house. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 8: Rest Day at Dingboche


Dingboche is a popular stop to take rest and properly acclimatize for many trekkers. Here, you will find the settlements of Sherpa people more. Hiking up to Nangkartshang Gompa to the north of Dingboche keeps you physically active and offers the wonderful view of Mt. Makalu (8,463m). At evening, explore around the village and communicate with local people.

Overnight in the guest house. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 9: Trek to Chhukung (4,730m/15,518ft)


Trekking Duration: 3 to 4 hours

Chhukung is considered as the gateway to Island peak base camp trek. After having breakfast, we will trek to upwards and downwards via Dughla following through the Imja Khola valley, Bibre (a Yak herdsman place), and the beautiful village of Dingboche. After reaching to Chhukung village, enjoy the great views of Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, and Mt. Ama Dablam.

Overnight in the guest house. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 10: Trek to Lobuche (4,910m/16,109ft) via Kongma La Pass (5,540m/18,175ft)


Trekking Duration: 6 to 7 hours

At early in the morning, we will start our trek to conquest the highest pass of the trek. Continuing our walk, we enter a wide basin dotted with small frozen lakes. Today, we have to carry our water bottles and food as there is no tea house throughout the trail. After reaching the top of the highest pass, witness the beautiful views of landscapes of icy lakes. Also, in the top, you will encounter the Buddhist prayer flags. After exploring Kongma La Pass, you will turn towards the north of the Khumbu Glacier to reach Lobuche.

Overnight in the guest house. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 11: Trek to Gorakshep (5,180m/16,995ft) and Hike to Everest Base Camp (5,365m/17,601ft)


Trekking Duration: 3 to 4 hours and 2 to 3 hours

There are lot of ups and downs throughout the trail up to EBC. After having morning breakfast, the trek continues towards Gorakshep. A bit difficult walk leads you to accomplish your dream of witnessing the world’s highest mountain from the closest point. The trail passes through the streams, moraine, and rocky hills. Using your equipment and staying with the crew is highly recommended. Enjoy the spectacular views of Mt. Everest and other mountains from the base. Also, witness the breathtaking sunset views over the towering peaks. Capture the moments and scenarios in your camera and celebrate your success at the highest point! Afterward, we will return to Gorak Shep.

Overnight in the guest house. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 12: Trek to Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,193ft) and Trek to Dzonglha (4,832m/15,848ft)


Trekking Duration: 2 to 3 hours and 4 to 5 hours

To witness the majestic view of Mt. Everest and surrounding highest mountains on Earth, we need to start our trek early in the morning. Today’s trek comprised both ascending and descending walk. The view from Kala Patthar is adorable as it offers a 360-degree panoramic view of Mt. Everest (8,848m) and surrounding mountains like Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, and many more. After spending some memorable and rewardable moments in Kala Patthar, we will descend to Dzonglha.

Overnight in the guest house. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 13: Trek to Cho La Pass (5,421m/17,783ft) and Trek to Thangnak (4,700m/15,420ft)


Trekking Duration: 3 to 4 hours and 2 to 3 hours

Today also, we need to start our trek before sunrise. The trail might be a bit difficult due to high altitude and steeply loose rocky terrain. Reaching Cho La Pass, enjoy the magnificent view of the surrounding peaks and glacier valley from the top. Then, we will descend to Thangnak.

Overnight in the guest house. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 14: Trek to Gokyo (4,750m/15,584ft)


Trekking Duration: 4 to 5 hours

Trekking to Gokyo valley, you have to cross Khara, Pangka, and Ngozumpa glacier. This glacier is the longest glacier (36km) in Nepal. In Gokyo valley, there are series of six lakes and the third one is the Gokyo Lake. Cho Oyu Mountain bestrides as a backdrop of the Gokyo Lake that presents an amazing sight for the nature and photo lovers. At evening, explore around the valley!

Overnight in the guest house. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 15: Trek to Gokyo Ri (5,463m/17,921ft)


Trekking Duration: 2 to 3 hours

Today, after having breakfast, we have a steep climb up to the top of Gokyo Ri. Reaching the top of Gokyo Ri offers you not only the stunning views of Gokyo valley, longest glacier; Ngozumpa, Khumbu Himalayas including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and many more, there are ample rewards for those you attempt this trek.

Overnight in the guest house. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 16: Trek to Renzo La Pass (5,345m/17,536ft) and Trek to Lungden (4,380m/14,370ft)


Trekking Duration: 6 to 7 hours (total)

Today’s trek is long but through the normal trail. From the top of the Renzo La Pass, see the mesmerizing views of Mt. Everest and surrounding peaks. Then, we will descend to remote northern valley where you might meet Tibetan traders to reach Lungden.

Overnight in the guest house. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 17: Trek to Thame (3,804m/12,467ft)


Trekking Duration: 3 to 4 hours

After having breakfast, we trek downhill to Thame. While trekking downward, you will notice the amazing snow peaks. Thame is a traditional Sherpa village which has one of the oldest picturesque monasteries about 150m above it that resides on the side of a hill overlooking the valley. This place is undisturbed from the trekking crew.

Overnight in the guest house. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 18: Trek to Namche Bazaar via Monjo (2,800m/9,187ft)


Trekking Duration: 3 to 4 hours

A peaceful walk with an excellent view of the mountains and the forest on either side. Walking down the hill from Thame and following the flat trail, we reach Namche Bazaar. Explore around the most attractive place of the Khumbu region. Enjoy your successful trekking in Everest region with the local people and the team.

Overnight in the guest house. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 19: Trek to Lukla (2,828m/9,279ft)


Trekking Duration: 5 to 6 hours

Recalling all those past days trekking moments, we will descend steeply through the rocky terrains crossing again the suspension bridges over the Dudh Koshi River. Walking through the rhododendron forest, re-witness the views of Himalayans and feel every bit of nature while trekking back to Lukla.

Overnight in the guest house. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 20: Fly to Kathmandu (1,350m/4,430ft)

After having breakfast, we will head to the airport. Re-experience the scenic flight over snow-covered mountains and lush green landscapes! Reaching Kathmandu Domestic airport, you will be transferred to the hotel and hotel check-in. At evening, enjoy our farewell dinner for successfully completing 22 long days trekking journey in the Everest region with our team.

Flight Duration: 40 minutes

Day 21: Leisure or Rest Day


This is the rest day or reserve day for trekkers of Everest region. We can explore around the valley, do shopping for our loved ones or take entire day rest before heading to your home country.

Day 22: Day 22: Final Departure


Time to say goodbye! According to your flight schedules, you will be transferred to the Kathmandu International airport before three hours of flight time. Wish to see you again! Have a safe journey ahead!


  • • Pick up and drop Airport-Hotel-Airport in Kathmandu by private vehicle.
  • • Flight ticket from Kathmandu-Lukla- Kathmandu.
  • • 3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners with tea or coffee) during the trek.
  • • Accommodation of Lodges, Guesthouses during the trek
  • • Trekking Permit (National Park entry fee).
  • • TIMS card(Trekker’s Information Management System).
  • • Necessary staff during the trekking period With Experience Guide and Porter.
  • • 20 Kg Luggage free Per Person during the trekking (with porter or yaks).
  • • Facility of Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment for all trekking staffs.
  • • Group medical supplies (First Aid kit).
  • • All hotel accommodation with BB Plan in Kathmandu.
  • • Farewell Dinner before departure.
  • • Our service charges.


  • • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • • Alcoholic beverages, personal nature expenses, Mineral water, laundry, phone calls, internets.
  • • Emergency rescue evacuation if required such as personal accident insurance or Helicopter rescue.
  • • International flight tickets, date change or re-issue If required.
  • • Nepal visa fee, Visa issuance is easy upon arrival.
  • • Tips, gifts, souvenirs.


What is the Everest Three Pass Trek?
The Everest Three Pass Trek, also known as the Three Pass Trek or Three High Pass Trek, is a challenging and exhilarating trekking route in the Everest region of Nepal. It involves crossing three high mountain passes: Kongma La Pass, Cho La Pass, and Renjo La Pass, each offering stunning panoramic views and unique landscapes.
How long is the Everest Three Pass Trek?
The duration of the Everest Three Pass Trek varies depending on the itinerary and individual preferences. On average, the trek takes around 18-21 days to complete. This duration includes acclimatization days, allowing trekkers to adapt to the high altitudes.
Is the Everest Three Pass trek suitable for beginners?
No, the Everest Three Pass Trek is considered a challenging trek and is more suitable for experienced trekkers with a good level of physical fitness. The high altitudes, technical passes, and changing weather conditions make it a demanding adventure.
What is the best time to undertake the Everest Three pass trek?

The best time for the Everest Three Pass Trek is during the pre-monsoon (spring) and post-monsoon (autumn) seasons. Spring (March to May) offers clear skies, blossoming rhododendrons, and comfortable temperatures. Autumn (September to November) provides stable weather and excellent mountain views.

Is a guide necessary for the Everest Three Pass trek?
While it's possible to trek independently, hiring a licensed guide is recommended for safety and navigation, especially in remote and high-altitude areas. A guide also provides insights into local culture and ensures a smoother experience.
What permits are required for the Everest Three Pass trek?
Trekkers need two main permits: the Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit and the Khumbu Rural Municipality Permit. These permits can be obtained in Kathmandu or directly in Lukla before starting the trek.
What is the level of accommodation during the trek?
Accommodation along the Everest Three Pass Trek ranges from basic teahouses to more comfortable lodges. Facilities may be more limited at higher altitudes, and it's advisable to carry a sleeping bag and other essentials.
How difficult are the passes to cross during Everest Three Pass Trek??
The three passes, Kongma La, Cho La, and Renjo La, present varying degrees of difficulty. Trekkers need to be prepared for steep ascents, descents, and potentially icy or snowy conditions, particularly in the shoulder seasons.
What are the altitude sickness risks for Everest Three Pass Trek?
Altitude sickness is a concern due to the high elevations reached during the trek. Adequate acclimatization and gradual ascent are crucial in reducing the risk. Trekkers should be aware of symptoms and descend if they experience severe altitude sickness.
Are there emergency facilities along the Everest Three Pass trail?
Basic medical facilities are available in some villages, but they may be limited. It's recommended to carry a comprehensive first aid kit and have insurance that covers medical evacuation in case of emergencies.
Can I extend the Everest Three Pass trek to include other destinations?
Yes, the Everest Three Pass Trek can be customized to include side trips to places like Gokyo Lakes, Everest Base Camp, or Ama Dablam Base Camp. However, these extensions will require additional time and proper planning.
What items are essential to pack for the Everest Three High Pass trek?
Essential items include sturdy trekking gear, appropriate clothing for various weather conditions, a reliable trekking pole, a well-equipped first aid kit, high SPF sunscreen, water purification tablets, and a good-quality sleeping bag.
How can I prepare for high altitudes of Everest Three High Pass Trek?
Proper acclimatization is key. Trekkers should ascend gradually, hydrate well, avoid alcohol and smoking, and be aware of their body's signals. If symptoms of altitude sickness occur, it's crucial to descend to a lower altitude.
Are there communication facilities during the Everest Three High Pass trek?
Most villages along the trail offer Wi-Fi and satellite phone services for communication, although they might be slow and expensive due to the remote location. It's a good idea to inform your loved ones about your trekking plans.

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