About Everest High Pass Trek - Three Passes Trek in Everest

Everest Three High Passes Trek is an adventurous and challenging trek in the Khumbu region. During the Everest Three High Passes Trek, Trekkers will cross three difficult passes, Kongma La, Cho La, and Renjo La. Being the most challenging ones, Everest High Pass Trek or Everest 3 Passes Trek is also one of the most famous treks among travelers who quest for a true adventure in the Himalayas. The trail will be full of ups and downs on steep, rugged & glacial paths through dense forests, picturesque villages, fine valleys, moraines, along with crossing several rivers and sacred Buddhist Tengboche MonasteryEverest Three High Passes Trek's difficulty level is known to be strenuous. You will have to trek 5 to 6 hours daily that requires solid physical fitness, determination, and good health. Plus, you also have to have previous trekking experience to go on a 20-days Everest Three Pass Trek.

Everest Three Pass Trek/ Everest 3 High Passes Trek will also present you with deep insight into the daily lifestyle, culture, and tradition of locals residing here. You will visit several monasteries, including Tengboche monastery, the oldest monastery of the Khumbu region. All of these monasteries, gompas, and chortens fastened with colorful prayer flags will showcase the rich cultural beliefs of the locals. Likewise, you will see the Nepal Himalayan mountains' gorgeous landscape and panoramic views during the Everest Three Pass Trek. You will see stunning views of Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Mt. Kongde (6,187 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623 m), and many other mountains.

Our 19-days Everest Three Pass Trek begins with a thrilling flight to Lukla Airport from Kathmandu. Lukla Airport is the starting and ending point of the Everest Three Passes Trek. From here, you will trek up to Namche Bazar and continue your journey towards Tengboche. Further, you will ascend to Everest Base Camp via Dingboche, Chukhung, and Lobuche. Also, before reaching Lobuche, you will cross the first pass, Kongma La. In the next couple of days, trekkers will hike up to Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar's viewpoint. Then, descending to Dzonglha, you will head towards Gokyo Valley, Gokyo Lakes crossing Cho La pass. Spending a day here, you will trek down to Lungde crossing the third pass, Renjo La. Leaving Lungde behind, you will descend to Lukla to fly back to Kathmandu.

Everest Three High Passes Trek is a full Package trek for challenge seekers who want something different from another classic hike of the Everest region. Himalayan Asia Treks is proud to present you our 20-Days Everest Three Pass Trek that will leave your soul moved. With every step during the trek, you will find yourself closer to yourself. For any other information regarding the Everest Three Pass Trekking or Everest Three Pass Trek cost, don't hesitate to contact us anytime.

Accommodations on Everest Three Passes Trek:

On the Everest Three Pass Trek, you will spend the night in a lodge or guest house. The rooms will be on twin-sharing terms with little space and a few pieces of furniture. Likewise, bathrooms will also be on sharing basis. In Kathmandu, you will stay in a three-star hotel. Again, rooms will be significant with private washrooms.

Everest Three Passes Trek difficulty:

Everest Three Pass Trek difficulty is marked challenging. This trek is perfect for someone looking for extra adventure and challenges in Everest Trekking Packages. During the Everest Three Pass Trek, you will cross three high passes that make the journey more difficult. In addition, you have to walk on an average of 6 to 7 hours each day, and day by day, increasing altitude will also make the journey challenging. However, with strong willpower, good health, physical fitness, and our professionally designed Everest Three Pass trek itinerary, you will efficiently complete this trek.

Best Season to go on Everest Three High Passes Trekking:

The best time to go on the Everest Three Pass Trek is in Spring and Autumn. Spring includes months from March to May, whereas Autumn includes months from September to November. The weather is fantastic at this time of the year, and the views are also at their best. You can also go on the Everest Three Pass trek in January. However, the cold weather might not be the best fit for everyone. Similarly, during the monsoon, the region receives rainfall, which makes the trail slippery and dangerous.


  • Explore Kathmandu City. 
  • Exploring the Everest base camp.
  • Namche Bazar.
  • Trek up to 5545 meter.
  • Trekking route is through Sherpa village.
  • Buddhist culture.
  • Breathtaking view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse  and other peaks.
  • Culture and lifestyle of Sherpa people.
  • Kongma La Pass.
  • Cho La Pass.
  • Renjo La Pass.
  • Explore Kala Patthar.
  • Flora and Fauna in Sagarmatha national park. 

Day to Day Itinerary

After finishing your immigration formalities, our representative is waiting to receive you with showing your Name or Company Name. After meeting in airport, we transfer towards your selected hotel, shortly brief about program and introduce your team.
Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.
  • Altitude: 1350m.

At early morning, we take our flight towards Lukla. If weather is clear, we get amazing view of mountain, snowcapped mountain and other small mountain villages. This is the first day of Everest High Passes Trek / Everest Three Passes Trek so we will do only 4 hours trek. The trail follows the bank of Dudhkoshi River. Phakding is located bank of Dudhkoshi River and beautiful Sherpa village.
Overnight in Phakding.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Phakding.
  • Altitude: 2610m.

The trek of today starts after taking breakfast in Phakding. We walk through Dudhkoshi River, where we can see many times exciting suspension bridges laden with prayer flags. There are snow peaks Kusum Kanguru (6369m) and Thamserku (6623m). The trail continues upstream on generally flat terrain, crossing back to the right bank, to the confluence of the Bhote Koshi and Dudh Koshi River. From here, trail ascent to the Namche bazaar. Namche bazaar is known as gateway of Mt. Everest.
Overnight in Namche Bazar.

  • Meals: Breakfast., Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Namche Bazar.
  • Altitude: 3440m.

Namche Bazar is the first place for Acclimatized Everest Three Passes Trek . Namche Bazar is known as the gateway of Everest Region. After breakfast, We can enjoy the splendid views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawche, and Kwangde with short hiking around Namche Bazar.
Overnight in Namche Bazar. 

  • Meals: Breakfast., Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Namche Bazar.
  • Altitude: 3440m.

Our trekking starts after taking breakfast in Namche Bazar to Thame Village. On the way, we will enjoy Bhote Koshi with a pretty forest of pines and rhododendrons; past ancient mud plastered Stupa at Phurte, and follow the path to Tesho, prayer flags, Chorten and the carved mani stones.
Overnight in Thame. 

  • Meals: Breakfast., Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Thame.
  • Altitude: 3820m.

After warm up in your body in Thame, We will walk through many Sherpa villages like cross Marulung (4200m) on the east bank of Bhote Koshi Hungmo, Taramga, , where Sherpa people treat you with great hospitality and unique culture. Thistr route is famous trading route from Namche Bazar to Tibet also for traditional businessman.
Overnight in Lungdeng.

  • Meals: Breakfast., Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Lungdeng.
  • Altitude: 4500m.

Today The trail is little bit steep to the pass and trek downs the sandy ridge. Today, we will not pass only Renjo La Pass (5416 m) , we explore many lakes around Gokyo. The first lake, known as Longpongo (4690m): observe the Lama footprints on a stone. The second lake, Taboche Tsho mesmerizes us shimmering turquoise blue sheet of water sparkling in the sun. In last, the third lake known as Dudh Pokhari, link by a surging stream to the previous one. We experienced panoramic views of Cho Oyu, Gyachung Kang, Lhotse, Makalu, Cholatse, and Tawache.
Overnight in Gokyo.

  • Meals: Breakfast., Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Gokyo.
  • Altitude: 4790m.

Today, we will acclimatized and explore Gokyo valley with short hiking. This is our second acclimatized day for Everest High Passes Trek. After breakfast, we hike Gokyo Ri and explore lakes like Thonak Tsho Lake and the Ngozuma Tsho Lake. After enjoying view of Gokyo Ri , we will be back Gokyo.

Overnight in Gokyo. 

  • Meals: Breakfast., Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Gokyo.
  • Altitude: 4790m.

Today, finishing breakfast in Gokyo, we will head to Thangna with passing Ngozumpa Glacier. The trail is rocky with uphill and downhill with passing Yak gazing lands. Sometimes, trekkers can see Himalayan Thar in this trail.

Overnight in Thagnak.

  • Meals: Breakfast., Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Thagnak.
  • Altitude: 4700m.

Today is the second pass name Cho – La Pass in Everest High Passes Trek. Today, we wake up early and start our trekking around 4-5 am because of have to pass Renjo La before 10 am. In afternoon, there is strong wind so we tried to pass fast as we can. After capturing snapshot in Renjo La, we will descend towards Dzongla where our final destination for today.
Overnight in Dzongla.

  • Meals: Breakfast., Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Dzongla.
  • Altitude: 4800m.

At morning, we will enjoy the beautiful view of different peak like Awi Peak, overhead the village of Chola and walk beyond the Cholatse Lake. We walk slightly uphill to witness the impressive Nuptse (7,745m), rising high above the Khumbu Glacier and join Everest Base camp Trek Packages.

Overnight in Lobuche. 

  • Meals: Breakfast., Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Lobuche.
  • Altitude: 4910m.

Today is one of the memorable day of Everest High Pass Trek because we will touch the highest peak’s base camp name Everest Base Camp. We will capture some memorable snap in Everest Base Camp and explore 360 degree aerial view of Pumori (7,145m), Lingtren (6,697m), Nuptse (7,745m), Everest (8,848m) and many other dazzling peaks.

Overnight in Gorakhshep. 

  • Meals: Breakfast., Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Gorakhshep.
  • Altitude: 5164m.

Today is also memorable day for trekkers because trekkers can see closure and clear view of Mt. Everest (the highest mountain) and surrounding peaks and known as best place for Everest View. After exploring Everest from Kala Patthar , we descend towards Lobuch.

Overnight in Lobuche. 

  • Meals: Breakfast., Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Lobuche.
  • Altitude: 4930m.

Among three passes, today we pass the third and last pass name Kong La Pass (5535m) in Everest High Passes Trek. From Lobuche, we will descend steeply to the Khumbu Glacier after we pass Kong La Pass. After spending sometime in Kong la , we will trek towards Chhukung via Lhangbo village.
Overnight in Chhukung.

  • Meals: Breakfast., Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Chhukung.
  • Altitude: 4730m.

After conquering Everest Three Passes, we will trek down towards Tengboche. We will follow the Imja river valley. In Tengboche, we will visit Tengboche monastery which was built in 1912 AD and known as most spiritual and cultural center in Everest Region.
Overnight in Tengboche. 

  • Meals: Breakfast., Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Tengboche.
  • Altitude: 3860m.

After breakfast in Tengboche, we will explore different things en route towards Namche Bazar through forests where we may eye a wild life like pheasants, musk deer, mountain goats or even snow leopard. We will take rest in Namche Bazar.

Overnight in Namche Bazar. 

  • Meals: Breakfast., Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Namche Bazar.
  • Altitude: 3440m.

Today is the last day of Everest High Passes Trekking. We will follow Dudh Koshi River follow and reach at Lukla. After reaching in Lukla, you can share your happiness with your staffs who give support to success Everest High Passes Trek.
Overnight in Lukla. 

  • Meals: Breakfast., Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Lukla.
  • Altitude: 2860m.

According to your flight schedule, we fly towards Kathmandu. After reaching in Kathmandu, transfer to your selected hotel. At leisure time, you can buy some souvenir to your family and friends. At evening, we will take to local culture restaurant for dinner.

Overnight in Kathmandu. 

  • Meals: Breakfast., Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.
  • Altitude: 1350m.

After reaching in Kathmandu, you can take relaxation and can do some shopping souvenir for your family and friends. 
Optional Tour: If you want to explore historical Kathmandu city Tour then can go city tour: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple

  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.

Himalayan Asia Treks staff will transfer towards airport for your final destination. You have to reach airport before three hours before of your flight time. You will back to your home with keeping good memory of Everest Three High Passes Trek.  

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Location: Kathmandu.

What's Included

  • Accommodation on BB basis in Kathmandu in Three Star Hotel on twin/double sharing basis. 
  • Ground transportation (Airport picks and drop, sightseeing by private.
  • Entrance fees in entrance fees in Kathmandu sightseeing place.
  • Flight ticket of Kathmandu – Lukla- Kathmandu.
  • Three times meals at trekking route.
  • Accommodation in Tea house or lodge in trekking route.
  • Government licensed English speaking guide.
  • Porter (one porter for two person and carry 20 kg.
  • All necessary paper work like Permit and TIMS card (Trekkers information management system).
  • Travel and rescue arrangement.
  • Twenty four call assistance by our office representative.
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali restaurant.
  • Sleeping Bag (Returnable after trek).
  • Meals in Kathmandu.
  • Any type of insurance.
  • Any type of international flight fare.
  • Personal nature expenses like bar bills, water, tea coffee, shower, laundry, wi fi in trekking route.
  • Tips.
  • Any extra cost which is not mentioned in Cost includes column.
  • Extra day for natural calamities like flood, landslide, flight cancellation.

Useful Information

Passport and Visa:

The first thing for traveling anywhere, you need a valid passport with at least six months. After that, you can obtain a visa for Nepal from Nepalese consulates or on arrival in Kathmandu or other borders; or most reliable source of information is currently the Department of Immigration Nepal If you fill online form and bring it with you, then it would be easier to get visa in any Nepal boarder.


Nepal's climate varies with its topography and altitude. The low land Terai area has a hot and humid climate that can rise above 40 degrees Celsius during summer, middle region weather is pleasant almost all the year, and northern region temperature is always cold.

Nepal has four seasons:

  • Spring: Mar-May: The temperature is suitable this season, and many flowers blossom and best season for trekking.
  • Summer: (Jun-Aug): Monsoon season in Nepal, weather is hot and wet at times.
  • Autumn: (Sep-Nov): This is the best season for tours and treks in Nepal. At that time, the weather is delightful so are the mountains and Himalayas. This time is also the season of festivals as Nepal celebrates the most significant festival Nepali name Dashain and Tihar.
  • Winter: (Dec-Feb): This season is known as the Cold season, so it's not a good time for high altitude trekking time.

Best Time to Go Trekking in Nepal:

The best to do trekking in Nepal is in September to November and March to May. December and January are also possible to do trekking, but winter season, so that it would be cold and snowfall, we can suggest the lower part of mountain trekking. June, July, and August is the raining season, so we recommend contacting us for the best trek.

Is it suitable trekking for me?

If you are physically fit and love to walk, then you can choose any trekking itinerary from our website to suit you. If you choose a long day's program, you have t walk more days in the mountain. All trekking programs can see on our website. We suggest that while going trek, please took one professional guide and if you cannot carry your luggage, then take one porter. If you need more questions about a suitable trekking package in Nepal, please drop an email or contact us on social sites.


The Nepalese currency is called Rupees. For exchanging your currency into local currency, you can visit Bank and govt. You licensed holder Money Exchange.


We told all our clients to do travel insurance before leaving their home country by showing their travel itinerary. Their insurance must cover medical, personal accidents, loss of gears, emergency evacuation, damaged or lost luggage, etc.

Hotel and Accommodation on Everest High Pass Trekking:

We provide our client in the City area best three stars (above three stars is on the client requested) and lodge/teahouse during the trek. A Teahouse/lodge is the combination of a guest house and restaurant where rooms are usually decorated and available bed, pillow, and blankets. In every trekking route, we provide only a teahouse/lodge because there is no availability of a deluxe hotel. Therefore, the single supplement charge will cost an additional USD 220.

Meals Everest High Pass Trekking:

The meal which is provided in the trekking area is included breakfast, lunch, and dinner. We provide breakfast and dinner where you stay overnights, and our guide will choose a restaurant for lunch on the way. Our guide and other staff always give priority t served delicious, hygienic, and each place exceptional food. We recommend you bring water purification tablets.

Guide and porter in Everest High Passes Trekking:

We provide you best staff to you who have good experience and government license. In a group, we provide one guide till 16 pax and one porter for each two-person. One porter carries 20 kg.

Luggage/Bag pack in Everest High Pass Trekking:

For main luggage, we will provide one porter for two-person. So we suggest you make two bag packs for trekking. One is for you to put cash, mobile, passport, sun cream, water bottle or light things you need every time and another one where you can put your clothes, spare jacket, and other heavy items. Domestic airlines provide fifteen kg, including your handbag; excess weight is chargeable around USD one per kg.

Personal Expenses Everest High Passes Trekking:

Personal expenses mean which is not covered your package column cost include. Usually, you have to pay for table drinks (alcoholic/nonalcoholic beverages), snacks (on the trek), tips, souvenirs, hot showers, and extra days if a flight is canceled or any other natural disasters.

Group Size, guide, and crew member Everest High Passes Trekking:

Himalayan Asia Treks are organizing Everest base camp trekking single to a maximum of sixteen pax in one group. If we have more than sixteen pax, we split this group into more groups. If there are two or more groups, you can walk together and stay in the same lodge, but the guide and other staff will be different. Our crew member is government certified and experienced in trekking fields.

Join a fixed date group trek or private departure Everest High Passes Trekking:

During our establishment of the company, we operated group joining, fixed departure, and confidential basis. Therefore, if you are single and planning to join our group, please check our fixed departure date or consult with our operator.

Insurance/Rescue/Evacuation for Everest High Passes Trekking:

In the trekking route, sometimes there was a bad accident due to high altitude sickness or causality. If something happens in the trekking route or when you are in Nepal, you can contact your guide or office staff. We facilitate our client's spot at the hospital by air or ambulance. Therefore, we suggest to our client please do insurance and forward it to our company with your other document. For more details, Click Here. TIPS TO PREVENT HIGH ALTITUDE SICKNESS IN TREKKING IN NEPAL.

Some do's and do not's Everest High Passes Trekking :

  • Respect local culture and people.
  • The Nepalese people are friendly and hospitalize by nature, so you do not have difficulty adjusting here.
  • While entering Temple, check in some temple not allowed to enter for non-Hindus. If there is permitted to join, please do not wear leather things and walk in Temple and Stupas clockwise. Before taking a photograph, please ask the authorized person for permission.

Flight Information about Kathmandu and Lukla Everest High Passes Trekking:

Forgoing Everest Region Trekking, we have to fly from Kathmandu to Lukla by small Twin Otter plane. Lukla airport is Nepal's domestic and Himalaya region airport, so there is no more facility. Sometimes, the flight will be canceled or delayed due to mountain weather or some technical problems with aircraft. In that case, you have to pay for extra days' bills in Kathmandu or Lukla. If a flight cancelled and you have an international flight in such case, 

Nepal Government has announced that the flight schedule to Lukla from Kathmandu has shifted from Ramechhap until further notice to avoid the heavy traffic congestion in Kathmandu airport. The Ramechhap airport is located 130KM far from Kathmandu and is approximately 4 hours driving.

 If you avoid a flight from/ to Ramechhap to Lukla to Ramechhap, another option is a Helicopter Charter for five people. Generally, the Helicopter charge is USD500.00 per person for one way. Helicopter charter service is not guaranteed. After confirmation of your Everest Three Passes Trek, we will coordinate with the Helicopter company for a charter for your easy transport.

What do I need for trekking?

  • Day pack (rucksack)
  • Lightweight and warm trousers.
  • Socks.
  • Sun hats and gloves.
  • Full- sleeves t-shirt.
  • Warm jackets.
  • Waterproof jacket, trousers and bag cover.
  • Lightweight cotton clothing.
  • Waterproof or windcheater jacket.
  • Knee supports.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Sun cream and lip protector.
  • A one-liter hard Water bottle.
  • Batteries
  • Flashlight
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag (trekking)
  • Trekking shoes or boots.
  • A pair of sandals.