Everest Three Pass Trek Information
Everest three-Pass Trek is the high pass trek among the entire trekking in Nepal. This three Pass trek starts and ends in Lukla. Which is at 2860m and the three pass is at 5550m. The three passes are Renjola pass 5435m; Chola Pass 5420m and kongma-la pass 5535m that feels you one of the great adventure journey in life. In this three pass trek you will have many interesting views. The breathing views mountains range is magnificent. As well as the culture and social life style of folk people is really interesting. The Sherpa tradition shows you a wonderful religious culture with their greeting as warm welcome in every destination you reach. During the Everest three pass trek can be seen many wild animal as the place is bounded by the Sagarmatha National park and the beautiful range of Khumbu region.
Day 1: Arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu (1300m/4264ft)
Day 2: Fly to Lukla from Kathmandu and trek to Phakding (2651m/8700ft) 8km, 3 hrs trek
Day 3: Phakding to Namche (3440m/11280ft) 11km, 6-7 hrs
Day 4: Namche Acclimatization day or exploration day
Day 5: Namche to Tengboche (3870m/12694ft) 10km, 5-6 hrs
Day 6: Tengboche to Dingboche (4360m/14300ft) 9km, 5-6 hrs
Day 7: Dingboche to Chhukung (4750m/15,580 ft), 3 – 4 hours
Day 8: Chhukung: Climb Chhukung Ri (5,546m) and trek back to Chhukung, 3 – 4 hours
Day 9: Cross to Kongma La pass (5535m/18,159ft), trek to Lobuche (4940m/16,210ft), 6 – 7 hours
Day 10: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5170 m/16,961ft), visit Everest Base Camp (5364 m/17,594 ft), 6-7 hours
Day 11: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5545 m/18,192 ft), then to Lobuche (4940 m/16,207 ft), 8 – 9 hours
Day 12: Lobuche to Dzongla (4830m/15,850 ft),3 – 4 hours
Day 13: Trek to Gokyo (4800m/15,580 ft) via Cho La pass (5368m/17,611 ft), 7 – 8 hours
Day 14: Rest day in Gokyo: Climb Gokyo Ri (5357m/17,575 ft), tour 4th and 5th Gokyo lakes, 3 – 4 hours
Day 15: Gokyo to Marlung (4210m/13,810 ft) via Renjo La Pass (5360m/17585 ft), 7 – 8 hours
Day 16: Marlung to Namche Bazaar, 5 – 6 hours
Day 17: Trek down to Lukla
Day 18: Flight back to Kathmandu
Day 19: Full day Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
Day 20: Departure to Airport
- All the ground transportation by tourist vehicles.
- Welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu as per your desire.
- Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast at 3 stars level ( for two nights).
- Meals3 times a day (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking for you.
- Twin sharing comfortable and clean private room in trekking( for 16 nights).
- Trip Map.
- Both ways domestic flight tickets from KTM/Lukla/KTM with airport tax.
- An experienced, knowledgeable, helpful, friendly and English-speaking trekking guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek (2 trekkers:1 porter).
- Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipments, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter.
- Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
- Four season sleeping bag, down jackets, Duffle bag( bag pack) and walking stick to use for trekking, if necessary.
- Achievement Letter( Gift from our company).
- All necessary paper works and Everest national park entry permits.
- Travel & Rescue arrangement.
- TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System).
- All our government taxes, vat, local tax, tourist service charges.
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu (costs roughly USD 10 to USD 15 per person per day)- (Except welcome dinner).
- All kinds of drinks in the mountain (hot, cold and alcoholic).
- Sightseeing in Kathmandu.
- Personal equipment.
- International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
- Travel and rescue insurance.
- Extra personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, laundry, shower, excess baggage charges)
- Tips for trekking Guide and poter (Tipping is expected).
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Price Includes’ section.
Peregrine Treks representatives will receive you at the airport and transfer to hotel. The tour plan will be discussed and handed over to you.
Kathmandu To Lukla By Flight And Trek To Phakding
Early Morning flight will take you to Lukla Tenzing-Hillary Airport. The mountain flight journey would be a mesmerizing memory in itself. The close view of mountain range and hills of Khumbu region, as well as the rural Nepal, can be savoured from the flight. Once landed in Lukla the trekking starts after meeting the rest of the support crew. The day’s trekking would be up to the Phakding.
Trek To Namche
Phakding to Namche is relatively easy trekking time spanning just up to 3 hrs. The trail comprises of a suspension bridge with colourful prayer flags in it. The views of Mountains start to welcome you towards its lap. The highlight of this part of the trail would be the Tibetan wall paintings and the occasional views of Mountains.
Acclimatization Day In Namche
Early morning breakfast at the hotel and to Everest view Hotel. Everest Base Camp trekking requires strength and endurance as well as will power. The day’s rest will be taken in Namche in order to get prepared for the trek upwards. The acclimatization hiking will take place as you will be taken to world’s highest located hotel The Everest View Hotel after Breakfast. The panoramic views of mountains and the surrounding area from the hotel are splendid. It is highly recommended for the trekkers to go through the acclimatization hiking as it prepares your body and soul for the trekking.
Trek To Tengboche
The trekking trail from Namche to Tengboche consists of plain flat land trekking as well as steep uphill. The flat trail trekking provides the outstanding views of Mountains like Thamserku, Everest, Pumori, Lhotse and other Himalayan ranges. The trail on the banks of Dudhkoshi River and the rhododendron forests amazes you. The distant scenes of the majestic Himalayas would also mesmerize you and let you forget the hardship encountered till day. Once you have reached Tengboche the serenity prevails. The continuous prayers and smell of incense coming from the monastery would ignite your spiritual self.
Trek To Dingboche
The trekking trail is slight downhill and enters the small valley passing by Pangboche. The usual crossing of the river from suspension bridge and wooden bridges are there with the usual view of mountains up above you.
Dingboche To Chhukung (4750m/15,580 Ft): 3 – 4 Hours
Trekkers would like the views of Tawache, Amadablam, Chalotse and Nuptse-Lhotse. The trekking would then move towards Chhukung passing by stone walled fields and entering the glacier amidst the gigantic Himalayas and yak herders. Chukung is surrounded by the Himalayas and glaciers. The elongated hiking to the rocky place of Chhukung Ri also from Chhukung if time permits.
Chhukung: Climb Chhukung Ri (5,546m) And Trek Back To Chhukung: 3 – 4 Hours
The climbing of the Chhukung Ri would take place and it is better advised to cross Kong Ma La pass only after the visit of the Chhukung village and acclimatization via short hiking or roaming around Chhukung Valley.
Cross To Kongma La Pass (5535m/18,159ft), Trek To Lobuche (4940m/16,210ft): 6 – 7 Hours
The trekking from Chhukung to Kong Ma La would be the legendary experience for you further to reach Lobuche. The time frame would be around 6-7 hours and you will be walking in the highest part of the trip i.e. Kong Ma La Pass. Once you have crossed the Moraine then the Lobuche can be reached.
Lobuche To Gorak Shep (5170 M/16,961ft), Visit Everest Base Camp (5364 M/17,594 Ft): 6-7 Hours
The lateral moraine of the Khumbu region glacier provides the crest of the northern ridge of Everest. Our trail moves along the lateral moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. The trail offers the stunning view of mountains as well.
Gorak Shep To Kala Patthar (5545 M/18,192 Ft), Then To Lobuche (4940 M/16,207 Ft): 8 – 9 Hours
The early morning hike to the sunrise destination of Kalapther then following We start our trek to Kala Patthar early in the morning in order to catch remarkable views of the first light of the sun shining on Mt. Everest but you have to get prepared from the altitude and passion for the trekking
Lobuche To Dzongla (4830m/15,850 Ft): 3 – 4 Hours
Lobuche to Dzongala trail creates you an enchanting experience of the Himalayan alpine environment. The downhill trekking on a route alongside Khumbu Glacier from Lobuche to Dzongla passes by Chola La Lake. The view of Awi Peak is mesmerizing and awesome.
Trek To Gokyo (4800m/15,580 Ft) Via Cho La Pass (5368m/17,611 Ft): 7 – 8 Hours
As the trekking gain height, the Cho La Pass starts to be seen and the Ama Dablam looms on the south and Cholatse in the west. The climbing of the Chola can be very tricky around the crevasses. The summit of the pass is actually marked by flags. The scenery, however, is magnificent and breathtaking. The trail finally comes to Ngozumpa glacier the longest glacier among six lakes series.
Rest Day In Gokyo: Climb Gokyo Ri (5357m/17,575 Ft), Tour 4th And 5th Gokyo Lakes: 3 – 4 Hours
The climbing of the Gokyo Ri takes place towards the enchanting views of the mountains. The tour of the fourth lake could also be done in this day. The view from famous Scoundrel Viewpoint near to the fifth lake provides the astonishing views of the mountains.
Gokyo To Marlung (4210m/13,810 Ft) Via Renjo La Pass (5360m/17585 Ft): 7 – 8 Hours
Trekkers will start the day early morning for the long trekking ahead. The trail moves along the Dudh Pokhari for a small period of time. The trail showcases the astounding scenery of the Rolwaling ranges and other Himalayan ranges. The walking would be very rocky and winds down over a loose screen to be in the south of Tsho lake. The trekking from Marlung on the east bank of the Bhote Koshi river would be the mesmerizing, strenuous and adventurous.
Marlung To Namche Bazaar: 5 – 6 Hours
The trekking descends from Marlung to Thame following the traditional trail used by Tibetan traders. The trekkers then cross the Bhote Koshi River and descend further to Taranga. Thame on a hillside will be gone gradually and pass by small Sherpa villages the voyage reaches the Namche Bazaar.
Trek Down To Lukla
This day you will descend to Lukla for return back to Kathmandu.
Flight Back To Kathmandu And Sightseeing
After 30 minutes flight from Lukla.
Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
The private vehicle will take you to the major heritage and architectural landmark of the Valley as well as UNESCO World Heritage Site listed places like Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath, Swyambunath and Pashupatinath.
Fly back to your country after amazing Everest Three high passes trek: Private vehicle will take you to airport for departure