Three Pass Trek

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  Trip Code : AN/TP-04
  Destination : Three Pass
  Duration : 18 Days
  Best Season : All Year
  Meals : All In During The Trek
  Accommodation : Guest House During The Trek
Three pass treks are one of the famous and most thrilling adventurous treks in Everest region of Nepal, which offers us amazing sceneries of entire snowcapped peaks and local unique culture of the Himalaya. Three pass trek is its ultimate trekking adventure, crossing three passes over 5000m, they are Chola-La (5420m), Renjo La (5446m) and Kongma La (5535m). On the apex of the Three Pass Trek of Everest region let you admire amazing scenery and views. During the trek you will get chances to have a striking close view of four famous mountains; Mt. Everest (8848m), Cho-yu (8201m), Makalu (8463m) and Lhotse (8516m) which are over eight thousand altitudes. This trekking is one of the great opportunities for those, who are crazy adventure lovers and can enjoy the beauty of the region.  The popular and stunning views of Everest Base camp, Renjo pass, Gokyo Ri, Gokyo Lakes, Kalapatthar, Namche Bazaar and so on throughout the trail makes your trekking one of the sweet memory in your life. Not only that it is also great chances to learn and acknowledge the legendary Sherpa culture and their lifestyle. the route through Three pass trek also let you witness isolated and unhurt Nangpa La Valley, the beautiful Sherpa village of Marlung and the ancient monastery village of Thame.

The adventurous treks of three pass trek begin from a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Then we will officially start trekking from Lukla to Pakdhing. We will rest at Namche Bazaar for proper acclimation then we will head toward Thame, Lungden, Renjo La, Gokyo Lake, Chola Pass, Khumbu Valley, Kalapathar peak, Chukung, and we will finally trek down Lukla through Thyangboche monastery making a big circle of three passes.


  • Leave the crowds of the Everest Base Camp trek behind
  • Cross three challenging 5000m passes: Renjo La, Cho La, and Kongma La
  • Amazing views of the highest mountains in the world
  • Trek a circuit around the entire Everest region
  • Lukla
  • Panoramic views of high mountains
  • Bhotekoshi, Gokyo, Khumbu and Imja Tse
  • Everest Base Camp

Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu – pick upon arrival (1330m)

As you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, our representative will greet you and drop you at your hotel. In the evening, our representative will provide you a brief explanation of the Three Pass Trek. You will stay overnight at hotel.

Day 2 : Kathmandu Fly to Lukla trek to Pakhding

Next morning, after early breakfast we will take a domestic flight to Lukla. Around Thirty-five minutes of scenic flight take you to the Lukla. As you reach to Lukla you will explore a Lukla and you will officially begin your trail towards Bhaise Kharka. It is few up-downs to get into Phakding going through a lot of prayer Rocks.As you will reach to Pakhding, you can be fresh yourself and in the evening you can explore the Village and stay overnight at Pakhding. 

Day 3 : Pakhding to Namche Bazaar

Today, after early the breakfast, we will head toward Namche Bazaar. The trail leads us through a delightful pine forest, along Dudh Koshi River crossing numerous suspension bridges and easy uphill walk to the Monjo and Jorsole from where we will enter Sagarmatha National National Park. National parks permit checkpoint with the beautiful view of glistening Mt. Thamserku (6618m). Cross another suspension bridge and proceed forward to the Tenzing-Hillary suspension bridge. In the meantime you will have an extraordinary view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Kusum Khangru. Around three hours of walking through the pine forest at last finally reach the beautiful village Namche Bazaar.

Day 4 : Namche Acclimatization

Today it’s a scheduled acclimatization day of the trek. Due to intense mountain sickness, you will stay as a rest day in Namche Bazaar and explore the Namche Bazaar. Today you will visit Museum, visit Khumjung town and Kongde town. You can appreciate the stunning view of Mt. Everest and its surrounding tops along with Sherpa’s unique culture and tradition. Namche Bazaar has ATM’s, Restaurant, bakery and colorful market. You can also visit Thame, which is old Sherpa town and find out about the different plants and creature life of the Everest locale. 

Day 5 : Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

Today is an easy day; the trail leads respectably level with an eminent view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and close up view of Thamserku, Khangtaiga.  The trail proceeds with wild lives spot of musk deer (a herd of Himalayan Thar), colorful pheasant (Danphe, National bird). After two hours of walk from Dudh Koshi River over the suspension bridge, you will pass beautiful pine and juniper forest and reach to Tengboche. From Tengboche, you will visit ancient Tengboche monastery with the stunning foundation of Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Mt. Everest and many others peaks. In the middle of October/November in full moon colorful Mani Rimdu celebration is held here with masked dancing and Tibetian musical drama in the religious community yard.

Day 6 : Tengboche to Dingboche

Today, after the early breakfast, you will begin with a short descent, a little town with Chortens and Mani stone. We will have wonderful walking through tree line Further trail will follow dry and deserted hill and traditional Sherpa settlement like Pangboche and Shomare and finally reach o the  Dingboche valley.You will stay overnight at Dingboche.

Day 7 : Dingboche to Chhukung

Today, after early breakfast, we will trek from Dingboche to Chukung, around four hours of an awesome mountain climb. We will have a pleasant walk through the stone walled fields and alpine landscapes. The trailing step by step climbs up to Chukung. While walking through the valley, Lhotse towers will be to our left side and Ama Dablam to our right side. Around walking around 3 Km, we reach yak herdsman’s place called Bibre T 4570m. While walking we can see summer huts made especially for storing livestock in the summer. overnight at Chhukung.

Day 8 : Chhukung to Loboche via Kombo La Pass

We start the day after the breakfast at Chukung, we take a dental hike alongside the valley and this is a major day as we ascend to Kongma La Pass. From the bypass, we descend steeply to Khumbu Glacier, on which we cross, clambering up the moraines at the far side to achieve the knoll by the Italian high-altitude research pyramid. For today, the last descend is the most extreme path turns north through Khumbu Glacier which takes us to Lobuch. From Lebouche we encounter astonishing views of Pumori and Nuptse Himal.

Day 9 : Loboche to Ghorak Shep and visit EBC

Our trail moves along the sidelong moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. This is our day to achieve Everest Base Camp. Ahead on the trail we see the peak of the north edge of Everest alongside Pumori, Mahalangur, Lingtern,  Khumbutse, Nuptse and different mountains. Going through tough hills, moraines, and streams before achieving the base camp of the world’s tallest mountain, Everest.  Little rising takes us to Thangma Riju. We'll take as much time as is needed examining the Khumbu icefall, visit ice territories and ice sheet part in Everest Base Camp, appreciate the considerable Himalayas and make best photographs and Videos, at that point return back to Gorekshep for the lunch. Going through tough hills, moraines, and streams before achieving the base camp of the world’s tallest mountain, Everest.

Day 10 : GORAK SHEP (5164m/16942ft.) Early Morning Trek to Kala Patthar

After the breakfast, we begin 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 we need to be prepared for trekking in the dark and cold temperature. The trek will be difficult as there is constantly a chance for cold winds which are quite common. After several hours of walking, we will be at the pinnacle of Kala Patthar. The summit of Kala Patter or “Black Rock” gives us the superb large views of Mt. Everest (8848m/29000ft) together with the whole spread of Khumbu Himalayas-  really an awesome view of the very best mountain in the world.

Day 11 : Dzongla to Dragnak via Crossing the Cho La Pass

After breakfast, we begin our trekking towards Cho La Pass. The Cho Lo Pass is a gateway trek for the Gokyo valley and Everest Base Camp. After climbing the high and rough mountain, crossing the sacred, which lead us to the summit of Cho La Pass. It is a charming, beautiful and simple despite the fact that the terrible climate and poor conditions can make this a difficult trek a few times. After we head towards Thagnak a small Sherpa village then the trail takes us to Gokyo.

Day 12 : Climb Gokyo Ri

Climb tough at the edge of Dudhkoshi river bank is Gokyo Ri. One of the routes leading to Everest Basecamp, numerous trekkers picked Gokyo trail to explore the region of Himalayas. It is dominatingly Buddhist region and one of the most amazing settlements in the world. You will witness mountain peaks; Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga, from the valley.

Day 13 : Gokyo - Renjo La

From Gokyo, we will be heading toward Renjo La Pass. This pass lies in western part of the Everest Base Camp valley from where you will be able to see astonishing mountains view. This trek is considered as a standout among another trek in Nepal. From Gokyo Ri, you can see the all surrounding views of different mountains like Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse, Lhotse Star, Mt Makalu, Mt Pumori, Mt Amadablam.

Day 14 : Marlung to Namche Bazaar

From Marlung the trailhead to Namche Bazaar through a few little towns, for example, Chanakpa, Taranga, crosses the yak field to achieve Namche Bazaar.

Day 15 : Namche Bazaar to Lukla

After Breakfast, we trek down and cross the Dudh Koshi River. This is the beginning of the most beautiful and wonderful trekking experience. At that point, we trek with the riverside until Phakding. And finally, today the trail leads you back to Lukla.

Day 16 : Lukla Fly back to Kathmandu

Around 30-minute flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla. Our tour guide will transfer you to your hotel. Free time to explore Kathmandu.

Day 17 : Kathmandu Relaxing day

A leisure day in Kathmandu which can be used for exploring. You can visit holy temples like Pashupatinath, Swyambhunath and many more.

Day 18 : Kathmandu Departure

Our airport representative will check your flight tickets and transfer you to the airport before two hours from your flight. 


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