Everest Three Passes Trek - 20 Days

Trip Introduction:-

Embark on the most adventurous Everest Three Passes with Base Camp Trek and celebrate life-changing
moments of capturing jaw-dropping magnificence of mountain panorama including Mt. Everest, the top
of the world
Trekkers do not find any other trekking trip in Nepal to celebrate the most thrilling adventure witnessing
the most stupendous towering mountain peaks above 8 thousands meter including Mt. Everest. The
climbing and expedition is different. If any of the adventure passionate around the world is looking
forward to experience the absolute piece of adventure into the core Himalayan kingdom of Nepal, you
must go with Everest Three Passes with Base Camp Trek. This special trekking trip lets you cross three
world’s highest passes: Kongma La Pass (5535 M) Chola Pass (5420 M) and Renjola Pass (5360 M)
creating a marvelous opportunity of witnessing major mountain giants of Khumbu region including
Pumori, Makalu, Loa Tse, Nupse and Mt. Everest. This will be the biggest achievement in your life.
Not only the stupendous mountain panorama and first –class thrills of adventure, this trek also offers us
an opportunity to experience authentic Sherpa culture and civilization. Likewise, putting your footsteps
at Everest Base Camp will be another significant highlight of this trekking trip. Sagarmatha National Park
will make your trip more delightful offering you some endangered species of alpine flora and fauna.
Begin your Everest Three Passes with Base Camp Trek from a small town, Lukla, located in the lap of
mountain after a short domestic flight from Kathmandu. Walk via Phakding and Monjo and arrive at
Namche Bazar enjoying the flora and fauna of Sagarmatha National. We also pass Tengboche,
Dingboche and Chukkung Valley before we cross Kongma La Pass. Crossing Kongma La Pass, we arrive at
Lobuche and trek to Everest Base Camp. Climbing Kalapatthar will equally be spectacular with
breathtaking Mt. Everest. Now, we move towards two more high passes: Chola and Renjo La Pass. First,
we cross Chola Pass and trek to spectacular Gokyo Valley and Gokyo Lake. Finally, we venture to Renjola
Pass and trek back to Lukla via Namche Bazar.
Pariwar Holidays always welcomes the adventure enthusiasts to undertake this Everest Three Passes
with Base Camp Trek with our professional and experienced trekking crew. We ensure your safety and
comfort during the trek.

Level of Difficulty:-

Everest Three Passes with Everest Base Camp Trek is a challenging Trek for we are going to cross major
highest three passes of the world: Kongma La Pass (5535 M) Chola Pass (5420 M) and Renjola Pass (5360
M) which is not a joke. You require full passion in adventure with highest level of stamina. No technical
skills of trekking or climbing are require however, basic skills are must. Only those who have prior
trekking or hiking experience can accomplish this trip successfully. Get ready to bear weather extremes
on the trail. And also, pack up right and reliable trekking gear and accompany with professional trekking
crew.

Best Weather of the Year:-

Autumn (Sep-Nov) and Spring (Mar-May) are the two finest weathers of the year for Everest three
Passes with Base Camp Trek. During these seasons, the temperature is mild and normally, no snowfall.
You may get some rain during Spring, otherwise, you will have beautiful time.

Food and Accommodation:-

Experience local lodge accommodation where you will get foods too. All items of food you want may not
be there in the menu of the local lodges, but, at least, you will get sufficient. The foods you get at the
local lodges are organic and hygienic. Regarding the accommodation, you may get better
accommodation in Namche and Dingboche.

Overview

Outline Itinerary:-

  • Day 01: Your Arrival At T.I.A. Kathmandu
  • Day 02: Trek preparation & Free Day
  • Day 03: 35-40 minutes Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2860 M) -Trek to Phakding 2660 M. (3-4 hours)
  • Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazzar (3440 M) (5-6 hours)
  • Day 05: A Rest & Excursion day
  • Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazzar to Tengbuche (3870 M) (6 hours)
  • Day 07: Trek from Tengbuche to Dingboche (4460 M) (5-6 hours)
  • Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Chhukung (4730 M) (3-4 hours)
  • Day 09: A rest day and Excursion day
  • Day 10: Trek from Chhukung to Lobuche 4910 M. via Kongma La Pass (5535 M) (7-8 hours)
  • Day 11: Trek from Lobuche to Gorkshep 5160 M. & Hike to Everest Base Camp (5364 M) – Gorkshep (7-8 hours)
  • Day 12: Early morning hike from Gorkshep to Kalapather (5550 M) & trek descent to Dzongla (4830 M) (6-7 hours)
  • Day 13: Trek from Dzongla to Thaknak 4750 M. via Chola Pass (5420 M) (6-7 hours)
  • Day 14: Trek from Thaknak to Gokyo Lake (4800 M) (4-5 hours)
  • Day 15: Hike up to Gokyo Ri and Rest (5360 M) (5-6 hours)
  • Day 16: Trek from Gokyo Lake to Marlung (4210 m ) via Renjola Pass (5360 M) (7-8 hours)
  • Day 17: Trek from Marlung to Namche Bazzar (5-6 hours)
  • Day 18: Trek from Namche Bazzar to Lukla (6-7 hours)
  • Day 19: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu and transfer to a hotel
  • Day 20: Departure

Trip Highlights:-

  • Celebrate the absolute thrills of adventure of Everest Three Passes: Kongma La Pass (5535 M) Chola Pass (5420 M) and Renjola Pass (5360 M) with Base Camp Trek
  • Witness major mountain giants of Khumbu region including Pumori, Makalu, Loa Tse, Nupse and Mt. Everest
  • Climb Kalapatthar and put your footsteps at Everest Base Camp
  • Experience Sagarmatha National Park, Gokyo Lake, Gokyo Valley and Namche Bazar
  • Acknowledge authentic Sherpa culture and civilization

Detail Itinerary:-

Day 1
Your Arrival At T.I.A. Kathmandu

Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport via your international flight. We will be there to receive you according to your arrival. Next, we will transfer you to the hotel. You can take rest of the time for your choice since we do not have any special activity today.

Day 2
Trek preparation & Free Day

Prepare the equipment you require for the trekking. For the basic guideline, you can see our trekking equipment list. You can get the book or the map about the trek you are undertaking. Take a walk around the city and enjoy your time. Optionally, if you want some other activities in the city, please let us know.

Day 3
35-40 minutes Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2860 M) -Trek to Phakding 2660 M. (3-4 hours)mes only)

A short domestic flight takes you to Lukla today. You will experience marvelous the mountain and landscapes during the flight. Arrive at Lukla and begin formally towards Phakding. The trail passes through Lukla Town and descends via lush forest until we get to Phakding.

Important notice: “Lukla flight is departing and returning to Ramechhap Manthali airport due to ongoing upgrades at Kathmandu airport. It’s about a 4/5 hours drive to Ramechhap from Kathmandu so we will get started for the airport around 2:30 am. The return drive at the end of the trek is between 4/5 hours”.

Day 4
Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazzar (3440 M) (5-6 hours)

Leave Phakding after a beautiful breakfast. Pass Monjo and walk into Sagarmatha National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site. Cross a few suspension bridges and experience local people’s lifestyle. Further, celebrate the walk under cool shades of the oak, rhododendron and pine. Ascend up to Namche Bazar crossing a suspension bridge.

Day 5
A Rest & Excursion day

Do not miss to hike up to Hotel Everest View to see Mt. Everest and other magnificent mountain panorama. Khumjung village also will equally be beautiful to see from Hotel Everest View. Walk down to Namche Bazar and walk around the town. You can go to your favorite restaurant to enjoy the foods. Visit Sherpa Cultural Museum and observe Tibetan Traditional Market in the evening.

Day 6
Trek from Namche Bazzar to Tengbuche (3870 M) (6 hours)

Climb up to the main trail passing via Namche Bazar and start walking on flat trail. This trail is usually used by the yaks and mules for carrying the food stuffs to the higher elevation. Walk down to the river, cross it and walk up to Tengboche via pine forest. Go to visit Tengboche monastery which is very popular in Khumbu region.

Day 7
Trek from Tengbuche to Dingboche (4460 M) (5-6 hours)

Enjoy this easy walk through fir, juniper, oak and rhododendron. You can experience entire Sagarmatha National Park on the walk. Arrive at a beautiful town, Dingboche and stay overnight at local lodge.

Day 8
Trek from Dingboche to Chhukung (4730 M) (3-4 hours)

You will experience various alpine vegetations in today’s walk. Follow the river valley until you get another incredible Chukking Valley. You can see incredible Island Peak and other mountain summits from Chukkung Valley.

Day 9
A rest day and Excursion day

Walk around the valley and enjoy freedom. Further, climb Chukkung ri and capture breathtaking Island Peak, Nupse, Ama Dablam and Makalu. Walk down to the valley and relax at the lodge.

Day 10
Trek from Chhukung to Lobuche 4910 M. via Kongma La Pass (5535 M) (7-8 hours)

Does a good preparation before you leave for Lobuche via Kongma La Pass. Climb up to Kongma La, cross it and arrive at Lobuche. Kongma La Pass is one of the high passes of the world offering Mt. Everest, Nupse , Lhotse and many other incredible mountain summits in Khumbu region.

Day 11
Trek from Lobuche to Gorkshep 5160 M. & Hike to Everest Base Camp (5364 M) – Gorkshep (7-8 hours)

Today’s trek is very important because you are going to put your footsteps at the highest mountain base camp of the world, Everest Base Camp. Walk through various ridges witnessing mighty avalanches and glaciers around. Pumori and other mountain peaks are visible on the trail today till we get to Gorekh Shep. When we arrive at Gorekhshep, we keep our luggage at the lodge and move ahead towards Everest Base Camp. Capturing breathtaking mountain giants and mighty glaciers and avalanches, we trek back to Gorekh Shep for overnight stay.

Day 12
Early morning hike from Gorkshep to Kalapather (5550 M) & trek descent to Dzongla (4830 M) (6-7 hours)

You will climb Kalapatthar before sunrise. You will wait for the sunrise after getting at the top. Now, you capture the most stupendous view of Mt. Everest, Loa Tse, Nupse, Pumori and many other incredible mountain peaks with stunning sunrise. Trek back to Gorekh Shep and continue trekking down to Dzongla and prepare for next day’s adventure to Chola Pass.

Day 13
Trek from Dzongla to Thaknak 4750 M. via Chola Pass (5420 M) (6-7 hours)

Walk up to Chola Pass following the rocky mountain trail. Be very careful because the trail may be slippery too. When you arrive at Chola Pass, you hardly believe the mountain summits you see around including Mt. Everest, the top of the world. Next, you will walk down to Thaknak.

Day 14
Trek from Thaknak to Gokyo Lake (4800 M) (4-5 hours)

You will have a moderate walk today witnessing incredible glaciers and avalanches around. Pass through numerous ridges and arrive at beautiful Gokyo Village where you find a massive freshwater, Gokyo Lake.

Day 15
Hike up to Gokyo Ri and Rest (5360 M) (5-6 hours)

Ascend up to the apex of Gokyo ri early in the morning. Capture mesmerizing Mt. Everest and other majestic mountain peaks. Walk down to Gokyo Village, explore Gokyo Lake and have rest. Also, prepare for the next day’s adventure to Renjola Pass.

Day 16
Trek from Gokyo Lake to Marlung (4210 m ) via Renjola Pass (5360 M) (7-8 hours)

Walk up to Renjola Pass hitting the rocky mountain trail. Renjola Pass offers you breathtaking Everest, Makalu, Lhotse and numerous snow-fed mountain peaks in Everest region. You will find the Gokyo Lake spectacular from the top of Renjo La Pass. Next, trek down to Marlung for overnight stay.

Day 17
Trek from Marlung to Namche Bazzar (5-6 hours)

Trek to Namche Bazar from Marlung passing through lush forest and various traditional Sherpa settlements. Arrive at Namche and explore the town. You will find luxurious hotels, modern restaurants and cafes, banks and ATMS.

Day 18
Trek from Namche Bazzar to Lukla (6-7 hours)

You will trek out of Sagarmatha National Park from Monjo today and head towards Lukla via Phakding. Ascend up to Lukla Town from Phakding and stay overnight at lodge.

Day 19
Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu and transfer to a hotel

Take another short and scenic flight to Kathmandu. Arriver in Kathmandu airport and we will wrrange your transfer to the hotel. We offer you a cultural farewell dinner in the evening. Enjoy it.

Day 20
Departure

In order end this trip formally, we drop you to the Kathmandu Airport. Now, you can make your another trip to homewards.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • Standard Hotel at Kathmandu with Breakfast
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • All accommodation and meals during the trek
  • Domestic flights and airport departure taxes
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag, duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes.

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring small denomination USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu(and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters.

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Everest Three Passes Trek
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Trip Facts

  • 1-12 People.
  • 5360m/17580ft
  • Nepal.
  • Hard
  • Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek.
  • Hotel accomodation in Kathmandu and teahouses during the trek.

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