Everest Three Pass Trek

Duration: 22 Days    Based on 2 Reviews
Trip Details
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate + challenging
  • Trip Style: Hiking & Trekking
  • Transport: Flight & Car
  • Food: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner(BLD)
  • Accommodation: Teahouse/guest house
  • Group Size: 1-12
  • Max Elevation: 5,545m/18,513ft
  • Best Season: Spring (February - May) and Autumn (September - December)


  • Scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.
  • Rich Sherpa culture and tradition.
  • Adventurous and challenging trail.
  • Oldest and biggest sherpa village-like Khumjung, Thame, Namche Tangboche, Dingboche, Pheriche, Lukla .including tropical culture, and the lifestyle of the mountain people.
  • Sensational views from Everest Base Camp.
  • Gorgeous sunrise from Kala Patthar's viewpoint and Gokyo Ri
  • Stunning Gokyo Lakes.
  • The 360-degree view of the surrounding from Gokyo Ri., Chola La, Ranjo La
  • Cross three difficult passes; Kongma La, Cho La & Renjo La.
  • Panoramic views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Nuptse, Island Peak, Mt. Pumori, and numerous other mountains.
  • enchanting several ancient monasteries including "the Tangboche Monastery" which host the famous  Mani Rimdu festival.

Everest Three Passes Trek is one of the most strenuous treks of the Khumbu region as you will be crossing three challenging high passes. Beside, begin the most challenging trek of the Everest region, Everest High Passes Trek is also one of the most popular treks of this region. This trek is perfect for trekkers or mountaineers who love to have thrilling adventures and wanted to cover almost all the Khumbu region at one trekking expedition. Everest High Passes Trek is also known as Everest Circuit Trek or Everest High Passes Trek and incorporates Lower Khumbu, Cho La Pass, Renjo La Pass, and the Everest Base Camp. Hundreds and thousands of travelers visit this region every year to go on this trip to see stunning views of snow-covered Himalayan mountains and spectacular sceneries.

The Everest Three Passes Trekking is not only about its beauty, but you will also get an opportunity to experience and observe the lifestyle, culture, and tradition of legendary Sherpa’s. You will spend quality time in Namche Bazar (3,440 m) and Khumjung Village (3,790 m) interacting with the local people, tasting the local food, visiting cafes, restaurants, bookstores, along with observing locals lifestyle and culture. Likewise, you will also visit the Tengboche monastery, the largest monastery of this region. During your Everest Three Passes Trek, you will get to witness panoramic views of Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Makalu (8,481 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Island Peak (6,189 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), and numerous other mountains.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01Welcome to Kathmandu (1360m/4462ft)
  • Day 02Explore Kathmandu (1360m/4462ft) - 4/5 hours day tour
  • Day 03Fly to Lukla (2840m/9320ft) and trek to Phakding (2652m/8700ft) -3/4 hours
  • Day 04Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11286ft) - 5/6 hours
  • Day 05Acclimatization Day - Namche Bazaar (3440m /11286ft) - 34/5 hours hike
  • Day 06Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3860m/12664ft) -4/5 hours
  • Day 07Tengboche to Dingboche (4420m/14501ft) -4/5 hours
  • Day 08Dingboche: Acclimatization (4420m/14501ft) -4/5 hours day trip
  • Day 09Dingboche to Chukhung (4730m/15518ft) -3/4 hours
  • Day 10Chukhung rest day (4730m/15518ft)
  • Day 11Chukhung to Lobuche (4910m/ 16108ft)via Kongma La (5535m/18159ft) - 8/9 hours
  • Day 12Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5170m/16961ft), visit Everest Base Camp (5364m/17594ft) -7/8 hours
  • Day 13Gorak Shep to Lobuche(4910m/16108ft)via Kala Patthar (5545m/18992ft) -7/8 hours
  • Day 14Lobuche to Dzongla (4830m/15840ft) -4/5 hours
  • Day 15Trek to Gokyo(4790m/15715ft) via Cho La pass (5420m/17782ft) -8/9 hours
  • Day 16Rest day in Gokyo: Climb Gokyo Ri (5360m/17585ft), tour 4th and 5th Gokyo lakes -5/6 hours
  • Day 17Gokyo to Lungde (4380m/14370ft) via Renjo La Pass (5360m/17580ft) -8/9 hours
  • Day 18Lungde to Thame (3800m/12470ft) -3/4 hours
  • Day 19Thame to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11286ft) - 4/5 hours
  • Day 20Namche Bazaar to Phakding (2652m/8700ft) -4/5 hours
  • Day 21Phakding to Lukla (2860m/9320ft) -3/4 hours
  • Day 22Depart Kathmandu (1360m/4462ft) -35 minuets flight

Useful Information

Everest Three Passes Trek route:

Everest Three Passes Trek begins from a thrilling flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. From Lukla, you will ascend to Namche Bazar via Phakding. You will rest for a day in Namche Bazar and explore around. Further, you will head towards Lobuche en route Tengboche, Dingboche, and Chhukung. Also, before reaching Lobuche, you will cross Kongma La Pass. The next day, you will wake up early in the morning and trek towards Everest Base Camp.

After spending some time at the EBC, you will return back to Gorak Shep for a night stay. You will then hike to Kala Patthar's viewpoint from where a 360-degree of Everest as well as the surrounding mountain can be seen. Later, on the same day, you will ascend to Dzongla. Crossing another pass, Cho La Pass, you will reach Gokyo Lake. You will spend an acclimatization day in Gokyo Lake and hike to Gokyo Ri for spectacular views of the surrounding. From here, you will cross one more pass, Renjo La Pass, and trek down to Lukla to fly back to Kathmandu.

Everest Three Passes Trek difficulty:

Everest Three Passes Trek is a strenuous trek. As its name tells by itself, Everest Three Passes Trek, which means you will cross the three most challenging pass of this region. Besides that, you will trek on several steep rugged, and glacial paths. Therefore, to go on this trek, you have to be physically and mentally strong with past trekking experience.

Best time to go on Everest Three Passes Trek:

February-May and September-November is the best time of the year to go on Everest Three Passes Trek as the weather will be more stable and dry. You will get the best views during this time of the year, and the trail will also be packed with many fellow trekkers. Snowland adventure is the team of an enthusiastic worker, our guest's safety and comfort is our team's first priority. We will make sure, with us, this trip will become the lifelong memory of your life. For any other information regarding Everest Three Passes Trek cost or Everest Three Passes Trek itinerary, please feel free to contact us anytime.


Due to global warming, the weather in the mountain and hilly region has changed unusually. Because of this, we are facing some problems with bad weather, heavy rainfall, landside, highway blocked, flight delayed, or even canceled for a day. Sometimes because of the road traffic, we couldn't arrive on time. It may happen at any time of the year because we can't predict the weather condition and other situations. Therefore, if possible, we would like to suggest adding an extra supplement day before your international flight. If everything is going well, you have a beautiful day to visit any interesting place in the historical city