Three Pass Trek

Trip Price
US$ 2,190 per person
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Trip Facts

Trip Duration: 23 Days
Trip Grading: Strenuous
Max Altitude: 550 m.
Best Time: Marc - May, Sept - Dec
Trip Mode: Tea House

Everest Three pass trek – 7 superb destination over 5000 meters: Renjo la, Chola, Kongmala, Gokyo ri, Kalapathar, EBC and Chukung Ri in one trip – a truly Himalayan journey of lifetime

The three pass trek in Nepal offers the ultimate and complete trekking experience in the Everest region. Truly a strenuous itinerary fits best to the experienced trekkers intent on crossing the high altitude passes with the hike to the smaller peaks to explore the Himalayan wonders. Definitely no commitment or requirement of any climbing skills, thus purely a challenging trekking adventure in Nepal. Obviously it crosses 3 high passes linking the four distinct valleys of Bhotekoshi, Gokyo, Khumbu and Imja tse. Crossing the rugged high passes of Renjo la (5388 m), Cho La (5380 m) and Kongma La (5535 m) with climbing of the three peaks of Gokyo Ri (5483 m), Kalapathar (5545m) and Chukung (5550 m) along with the hike to Everest base camp makes this 3 pass trek the incomparable and unforgettable trekking experience in Nepal.

3 Traverses of Renjo, Chola and Kongmala

Your adventure to three passes trek in Everest begin with an exciting flight to STOL airport at Lukla. We spend two nights at Namche for proper acclimation. Later on we hike to the less trodden trail towards the Thame and Lungden close the Tibet boarder. No doubt the Renjo la crossing is a tough but very much rewarded with stunning view. From the pass you can get the parades of Himalayan giants including Mt. Everest with pristine Gokyo lakes at single frame. Besides that we climb the Gokyo ri, the first of the our three peaks on our list to climb. Further more we hike on the largest Ngonumpa glacier before crossing the Chola Pass. Ultimately we join the popular Khumbu valley trekking route to hike the Kalapathar peak and to explore the Everest base camp.

Further more we trek to Chukung from Lobuche crossing the Kongmala the less trodden and tough pass but very rewarding. From Chukung we climb our third peak: Chukung Ri. The climb to the top of Chukung Ri offers the stunning view of Amadablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu. On our way down we trek via the Thyangboche monastery making big circle to complete the three passes trek. Undoubted the entire journey accompanied by the hundred of memories and huge sense of achievement. Our experts’s recommendation: If you are having problem in selecting the strenuous trekking in the Himalayas, then look no further. Simply book this three pass trek in Nepal as it covers all the highlights which Everest region has to offer.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01:
    Arrival in Kathmandu / welcome dinner / stay at hotel in Thamel
  • Day 02:
    Cultural Tour / Preparation for the trek
  • Day 03:
    Fly to Lukla (2800m) and trek to Phakding (2850) to start the Everest 3 pass trek
  • Day 04:
    Trek to Namche (3440m)
  • Day 05:
    Acclimatization rest day
  • Day 06:
    Trek to Thame
  • Day 07:
    Trek to Lungden
  • Day 08:
    Exploration day at Lungden
  • Day 09:
    Trek to Gokyo
  • Day 10:
    Exploration to Gokyo Ri
  • Day 11:
    Trek to Thangna
  • Day 12:
    Trek to Zhongla via Chola pass
  • Day 13:
    Trek to Lobuche (4930m)
  • Day 14:
    Trek to Gorak Shep and explore Everest base camp (5545m)
  • Day 15:
    Climb Kalapathar and trek to Lobuche
  • Day 16:
    Trek to Chukung crossing the Kongmala
  • Day 17:
    Climb the Chukung ri and explore the valley
  • Day 18:
    Trek down to Pangboche
  • Day 19:
    Trek back to Namche
  • Day 20:
    Trek back to Lukla to end the Everest 3 passes and 3 peaks trek
  • Day 21:
    Fly to Kathmandu after the Everest 3 passes and peaks trip
  • Day 22:
    Rest and exploration day in Kathmandu
  • Day 23:
    Three passes trek in Nepal end / airport transfers