Three Passes Of Mt. Everest Trek

Activity: Trekking
Duration: 21 Days
Grade: Hard


The expedition of Mt Everest on 1950 embarked the beginning of popularity of the destination followed by the epic journey of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay in 1953 to the peak at the height of 8848m. Everest three high passes trek is an adventure of Nepal which includes the crossing of Renjo la Pass 5360m, Cho-La Pass 5420m, Kongma la Pass 5535m and other attraction for trekkers such as Gokyo Ri 5560m, fifth lake in Gokyo valley, Kalapathar 5545m and Everest base Camp 5320m.

The view from the passes are one of the best world has to offer. The passes trek has views of four giants above 8000m, Mt Cho Oyu 8201m, Mt. Makalu 8463m, Mt Lhotse 8516m and the Everest itself. The trek takes us in a journey to visit humble villagers of Nangpa La, Thame famous for its monastery and Marlung village.

Most journey to Everest Region start from Lukla at Tenzing Hillary Airport 2860m. The trekking trial is steep up from Lukla to Sagarmatha National Park. The trial passes with a view of Mt. thamserku and enters Namche Bazar, a famous gateway to the Everest.

The trial further steeps up all the way to Dingboche 4410m for Kongma La Pass5535m via tengboche 3860m. The Kongma La Pass gifts us with a panoramic view of Himalayas. It is also the highest pass among the three passes at a height of 5535m. the trek ascends to Lobuche 4910m from Kongma Laa via high camp continuing on the trek we reach Gorekshep 5140m and then to Kalapathar. The journey reverses back to Gorkeshep for a change of trial to reach Everest Base Camp. This is where the route to the great Mt. Everest starts.

The journey then descends to Lobuche to go to Cho- La pass 5420m, which is regarded to the harder among all the three passes. At the end of the Cho-La Pass we reach Thangnak passing through Dzongla 4830m with a view of Awi Peak 5245m, Lobuche Peak. The trial takes us to Gokyo where we get an opportunity to visit fourth and fifth lakes, which have amazing views. We then climb Gokyo Ri 5330m (Which is considered as the best viewpoint of the entire Himalayas in the Everest region.) Ascending through Renjo La Pass to the high camp journey again descends all the way to Thame via Lungdhen 4380m and Murlung 4210m.

The journey ends at Lukla via Namche Bazar completing a circle of the three passes and we return with life time memories t cherish and legendary scene to remember.

Trip Facts

  • Activity: Trekking
  • Duration: 21 Days
  • Grade: Hard
  • Highest Alt: (5,550 m)
  • Hotel / Lodge & Tea house Trek
  • Autumn (Oct to Nov) and Spring (March to May)
  • Starting Price: USD 2550
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Pickups and drops from hotels and airports.
Accommodation in Kathmandu, teahouses and tents during trekking.
All ground transportation as per the itinerary by private vehicles.
Sagarmatha National Park Permits fee.
Experienced Trekking guide and porter services with their food and accommodation.
Staff Insurance and Salary.
All domestic flights (Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu).
Welcome and farewell dinners in Kathmandu.
Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek.
All necessary paper work; trekking permits and others.
Comprehensive First aid medical kit.
Travel and rescue arrangements.
Company services and all required government taxes/royalties.
Nepalese visa fee.
International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg luggage, cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg).
Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu.
Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu.
Travel and rescue insurance.
Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, shower, heater, etc.)
Internet Access during the trek.
Personal trekking equipment.
Optional trips and sightseeing if extended.
Tips for guides and porters.
Personal trekking staff if requested.