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Buddhist 3 High Passes Trek

Trip Code: ETH

21 Days

Small Village In Solu Khumbu, Everest Region

Buddhist Three High Passes Trek is the greatest of all treks in the Everest region of Nepal. This trek is quite unique and adventurous in nature. The altitude begins from 2,800 meters to the highest point 5,550 meters at the Kalapathar.
As one of a renowned Sherpa adventurers says, "Once you've done the three passes, you would not have to climb Mount Everest itself to see the views anymore." This tea house (lodge) trek takes you through the most challenging three high passes in the Everest Region.
It offers the thrill of high adventure to those who want to experience themselves by crossing and climbing three non-technical high passes such as Renjo La, Cho La & Kongma La pass. In the Everest region of breathtaking superlatives, Buddhist 3 High Passes Trek would be the ultimate trekking experience for every adventure seeker. Other highlight of the trek is that you will also visit two beautiful viewpoints such as Gokyo Peak and Kalapathar, the popular Everest base camp, beautiful glacier lakes, hidden Sherpa villages.
Besides, you will also experience Buddhist culture and traditional lifestyle of the Sherpa people, meet monks at various  monasteries,  explore wide range of flora and fauna while passing through the  Himalayan trekking trails in Everest region.
The trekking trip starts from Kathmandu with a scenic flight up to Lukla and continue the journey through beautiful Sherpa villages, monasteries while enjoying mountains view. On the way you will cross the first mountain pass, Renjo La before reaching Gokyo.  Then, you will cross Chola pass (5380m) and trek to Dzongla. After Lobuche you will cross Kongma La Pass and Trek to Chhukung and this way you will complete Buddhist Three  High Passes Trek in Nepal.

Trip Highlights

Scenic flight to Lukla, Venture into the dramatic landscape of Khumbu valley, Ultimate challenge while crossing Chole Pass (5420m), Kangmala Pass (5535m) & Renjo La Pass amidst alpine pasture, Best views of Khumbu icefalls & glaciers, Explore Gokyo valley

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ETH811 Mon ,Mar 19, 2018 Sun ,Apr 08, 2018 USD 1837 Available Book Now
ETH815 Mon ,Apr 09, 2018 Sun ,Apr 29, 2018 USD 1837 Available Book Now
ETH816 Mon ,Apr 16, 2018 Sun ,May 06, 2018 USD 1837 Available Book Now
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  • Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu & transfer to Hotel 
  • Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu 
  • Day 03: Fly to Lukla & trek to Phakding (2610 m)  
  • Day 04:  Trek to Namche Bazaar (3441 m)
  • Day 05: Rest & Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar
  • Day 06: Trek to Thame
  • Day 07: Trek from Thame to Lungden via Taranga (approx. 5hrs)
  • Day 08: Trek to Gokyo via Renjola Pass (approx.6 hrs) 
  • Day 09: Rest day at Gokyo and excursion in & around Gokyo valley
  • Day 10: Trek to Thagnag
  • Day 11: Cross Chola pass (5380m) and trek to Dzongla
  • Day 12: Trek Dzongla to Gorakshep (5140m) & same day excursion to Kalapathar (5550m)
  • Day 13: Excursion to EBC and Trek to Lobuche
  • Day 14: Cross Kongma La Pass and Trek to Chhukung (4730m)
  • Day 15: Trek Chhukhung to Island peak base camp (5240m) and trek to Dingboche
  • Day 16: Trek Dingboche to Tengboche (3860m)
  • Day 17: Trek Tengboche to Monjo
  • Day 18: Trek to Lukla
  • Day 19: Fly to Kathmandu
  • Day 20: Free day in Kathmandu
  • Day 21: Transfer to Airport for your onward destination.


  • International arrival/departure transfers
  • Kathmandu half day sightseeing escorted by English speaking city guide
  • 4 Nights standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis
  • Flight Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu
  • Domestic  Airport Arrival/Departure Transfer
  • Domestic  Airport Tax
  • Everest (Sagarmatha) National Park fee
  • TIMS card
  • Pre-booked accommodation in basic/standard teahouse (lodge) on twin sharing basis on trek
  • Supporting staff (a professional trekking guide and porter(s), as well as their necessary wages, insurance, meals, transportations and allowances
  • Clients are allowed to carry only 15 kg. personal luggage  on trek

  • International airfare
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee
  • Monument entry fee in Kathmandu
  • Single supplement during entire trip
  • Note: Additional cost applies for single supplement
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation costs
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) on trek.
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water/boiled water), laundry
  • Hot shower or bucket of hot water
  • Camera/cell phone battery charge while on trek
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Excess baggage will be charged if exceeds 15 kg
  • Donation & tips etc.
  • All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evacuation fee, transport, extra hotel night, food etc.)
  • If scheduled flight gets cancelled due to bad weather from Lukla to Kathmandu on return. In such situation, we need to send chartered helicopter which costs US $ 450 per person. Helicopter cost has to be borne by the clients to get outbound flight on scheduled time.   
  • Any other services not specified in the ‘Cost includes
  • Trekking Region: Everest, Nepal
  • Trip Duration: 21 Days
  • Total Trekking days: 17 Days
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu: 4 Nights
  • Trips Starts / Ends: Kathmandu
  • Activities: Trekking + Kathmandu Sightseeing
  • Mode of Transportation: Private Comfortable vehicles and domestic flight as per group size
  • Best Season: Mid Feb – May & Mid Sept - Dec
  • Accommodation: Hotels in Kathmandu  & Lodges (teahouses) on trek
  • Type of Trip: Private/ Fixed Departure
  • Service available: Standard
  • Trek grade:  Challenging
  • No .of Pax : 2 & above
  • Meals during trip:  Breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Maximum elevation: 5550  m
  • Walking hours: 5 – 6 hrs a day
  • Support Staff: Guide 1:10 pax, Leader 1:11 pax above, Assistant Guide 1:10 pax & 2:11 pax,above, Porter 1: 2 pax (15 kg each) (Each porter carries only 30 kg) as per IPPG guideline

Everest Three High Pass (Buddhist Way) Trek

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