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Everest Three High Passes Trek

Trip Code: ETP

24 Days

Three High Passes at Everest

Everest Three High Passes Trek is quite challenging for those intending on crossing 3 most popular Everest high passes above 5000m .The journey begins with a sightseeing day tour to the cultural and religious spots in Kathmandu. Next day morning we will transfer you to domestic airport to catch a flight to Lukla, the access to the Everest region. It will be a -35minute flight enjoying spectacular mountain views.

After overnight stay at Phakding we begin our trek the following day passing through lush green farmland, picturesque villages, glistening blue fast flowing rivers, Sagarmatha National Park and Buddhist monasteries. At Namche bazaar you will spend a couple of days to get acclimatized. It is the bustling market town with hotels and restaurants. During your stay at Namche bazaar you will enjoy the awe-inspiring Himalayan mountain sights and will get an opportunity to visit Buddhist monasteries, Sherpa museum. Then, you trek to Thyangboche monastery, a very popular Tibetan Buddhist monastery belong to the Sherpa community. It is situated at the elevation of  3,867 from sea level.  This is the largest Buddhist monastery  in the Khumbu region of Nepal. At  Dingboche (4410m)  you will find a cluster of houses set among the high summer grazing pastures of the Khumbu region. One day set aside for rest and acclimatization at Dingboche  allows you  to explore further and trek  to Kongma La. After exploring Kala Patthar and Everest Base Camp you will cross over Cho La Pass and continue trek to the Lakes of Gokyo. From Gokyo Peak you will enjoy awe inspiring views of surroundings including Mt. Everest.

From Gokyo we trek to Lungden and cross Renjo La Pass. From Thame you will gently descend to Lukla via Namche Bazaar  and fly back to Kathmandu.

Crossing the three  high passes of Kongma La (5535 m), Cho La (5380 m) and Renjo la (5388 m),  with the ultimate exploration of  Kalapathar (5545m) and Everest Base Camp (5550 m) provides the unexpected and unforgettable trekking experience in Nepal. In the Everest  region of breathtaking natural treasures, this is the ultimate trekking experience.


Despite a massive earthquake on 25th April and 12th May,2015 in Nepal, Everest trekking region is declared safe and sound for all treks by The Government of Nepal, Ministry of culture, and Tourism and civil aviation on its press release. The trail to Everest Three High Passes Trek is in good condition and most of the teahouses are in operation for the upcoming Autumn season.

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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ETP743 Mon ,Oct 23, 2017 Wed ,Nov 15, 2017 USD 1669 Available Book Now
ETP811 Mon ,Mar 19, 2018 Wed ,Apr 11, 2018 USD 1669 Available Book Now
ETP815 Mon ,Apr 09, 2018 Wed ,May 02, 2018 USD 1669 Available Book Now
ETP816 Mon ,Apr 16, 2018 Wed ,May 09, 2018 USD 1669 Available Book Now
ETP817 Mon ,Apr 23, 2018 Wed ,May 16, 2018 USD 1669 Available Book Now
  • Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu & transfer to Hotel
  • Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu and trek preparation, O/N in Hotel 
  • Day 03: Fly to Lukla & trek to Phakding (2610 m) 
  • Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3441 m) 
  • Day 05: Acclimatization day. Excursion to Everest view hotel.  
  • Day 06: Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3860 m).  
  • Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4350 m).  
  • Day 08: Rest day for acclimatization.  
  • Day 09: Trek to Chhukung.  
  • Day 10: Trek to Khangmala BC (5000m), 
  • Day 11: Cross to Khangmala pass (5535)-Lobuche (4930m).  
  • Day 12: Trek to Everest base camp (5400m) & to Gorakshep (5170m).  
  • Day 13: From Gorakshep early morning trek to Kalapattar (5545m) & trek to Dzongla.  
  • Day 14: Cross to Chola pass (5420m) & Dragnag.  
  • Day 15: Trek to Gokyo.  
  • Day 16: Rest day at Gokyo & Hike to Gokyo Ri.  
  • Day 17: Cross Gokyo-Renjo pass (5338m) & trek to Arye.  
  • Day 18: Trek to Glacier.  
  • Day 19: Trek to Thame.  
  • Day 20: Trek down to Monzo.  
  • Day 21: Trek to Lukla.  
  • Day 22: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu.  
  • Day 23: Free day in Kathmandu
  • Day 24: 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 Tax
  • Domestic Arrival/Departure Transfer
  • 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: 24 Days
  • Total Trekking days: 20 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:  Medium – hard
  • No .of Pax : 2 & above
  • Meals during trip:  Breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Maximum elevation: 5545 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

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