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Everest Three Passes Trekking

Three Passes Trekking demands effort and experience on the part of trekkers. Trekkers with a nice stroke of experience can undertake and expedition to Three Passes Mount Everest Trek. Of all treks into Everest region, Three Passes Trek is challenging and strenuous. This trekking destination is tailor-made for well-experienced for trekkers. Though this trekking site is a storehouse of excitement and adventure, certain degree of risk is involved in it. It would be prudent of trekkers to bear in mind certain pragmatic matters while crossing the glaciered crevasses of the Passes. The very name of this trekking destination denotes to the quantity of passes that need to be crossed by trekkers to maximize and magnify their joy.

Three passes trek involves the crossing of huge passes like the Chola Pass, Renjo Pass and Kongma La Pass. To conquer these passes and derive pleasure from the conquest is the prime goal of three passes trekking. Each pass consists of monumental height. The Renjo La Pass is 5340m high from sea level. The Chola Pass and the Kongma La Pass consist of 5420m and 5536m respectively. Three passes provide a high altitude challenge for the hiker and climber who are on the lookout for escape from the rush and restraints of urban life driven and divided by busy schedules. This trek facilitates trekkers to obtain unique views of the spell-binding mountain scenery in Everest region.

Apart from indulging in the charming and chilling sides of three passes, trekkers would get additional advantage which complements the extent of their pleasure and pride. While taking a trip to three passes, trekkers have the option of hiking to the apex of two viewpoint summits. They are Gokyo River (5360) and Kala Patthar (5545m). To undertake the trip to Three Passes, trekkers fly from Kathmandu by air to Lukla; land on the Tenzing-Hillary Airport at Lukla and head to Phakding along with Namche Bazaar. In the course, trekking follows the classic route to Sagarmatha National Park though Dudh Koshi River. On the way, there is a likelihood of seeing various Gompas and Monasteries. In addition to ecological exoticism, glimpses of cultural cohesion and ethno-social settlement can be noticed. Scattered villages will showcase the wonderful Sherpa culture and life style. At Namche Bazaar, trekkers veer off the beaten route into the isolated and less trampled Bhote Koshi River over the Renjo La Pass and the n Gokyo Lake. From Lobuche, trekkers visit Everest Base Camp before returning to Gorak Shep and hiking to the top of Kala Patthar. There are two ways to reach three passes. One is to reach Namche Bazaar and Donbuche following Chunkung valley. If this way is followed Kambala Pass comes on the way. Through Everest base camp, Chola Pass takes trekkers to Renjo La Pass. If other way is followed, Renjo La Pass comes via Thame. Following Everest base camp through Gokyo, trekkers encounter Chola Pass. Moving ahead through Labouche and Chukung valley, Kambla Pass appears in front of trekkers in its tempting form.

To cut entire matter short, three passes trekking brings forth unrivalled scenery and solitude of mountainous valley to trekkers. Natural beauty, geological magnificence and cross-cultural discovery are some of gifts which the ecological structure of this region gives back to the trekkers and travelers. The undeniable fact regarding three passes trekking is that trekkers can explore this region without having commitment to any technical climbing.

Trip Facts

Trip Duration:
20 days
Starts Point:
Ends Point:
Trip Grade:
Very hard
Type of Trip:
Tea house

Private Trip Cost

Day 01: Pick up from Airport to Hotel(Three star stander)
Day 02: Sight seeing in Kathmandu .
Day 03: Kathmandu to Lukla flight and trek to Phakding(2600 mtr) 3 hours trek.
Day 04: Phakding to Namche (3450 mtr) 6 hours trek.
Day 05: Namche rest (acclimatization day)
Day 06: Namche to Tengbuche (3860 mtr) 5 to 6 hours trek.
Day 07: Tengbuche to Dingbuche(4450 mtr) 5 to 6 hours trek.
Day 08: Dingbuche to Chhukung (4730 mtr) 3 to 4 hours trek.
Day 09: Chhukung - Kumbila pass (5447 mtr)- Lobuche (4900 mtr) 5 to 8 hours trek.
Day 10: Lobuche to gorakshep and EBc (5364 mtr) 7 to 9 hours trek.
Day 11: EBC to Kalapatthar(5555 mtr) and down to Zongla (4830 mtr) 5 to 8 hours trek.
Day 12: Zongla to Chola pass and Thangna (4700 mtr) 6 to 8 hours trek.
Day 13: Thangna to Gokyo(4790mtr) and hike to Gokyo Ri (5350 mtr) 6 hours trek.
Day 14: Gokyo to Renjola pass(5360 mtr) and down to Lumde (4360 mtr) 6 to 8 hours trek.
Day 15: Lumde to Thame (3820 mtr) 5 hours trek.
Day 16: Thame to Namche 5 hours trek.
Day 17: Namche Bazaar – Lukla (2900 mtr) 7 hours trek.
Day 18: Lukla – Kathmandu flight.
Day 19: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 20: Kathmandu to airport drop.

Cost Include

  • Everest National Park Permit
  • TIMS (Trekker's Information Management System )
  • All land transportation with bus,
  • One Guide insured registered, experienced, salary, food and accommodation paid.
  • One porter for each two people.
  • Accommodation on tea houses
  • 3 Meals a day B/f, Lunch, Dinner during the trek.
  • Equipments (Sleeping bag and down jacket)
  • Flight Ticket (Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu)
  • All taxes and Company service charge
  • 4 nights accommodation in Kathmandu on BB plan basis.

Cost Exclude

  • Bar and beverage bills,Tea, Coffee, bottled water, desserts, hot shower.
  • Personal expenses, personal clothes,personal insurance for health and evacuation
  • Tipping
  • Entrance fees for Kathmandu sightseeing.

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