Three pass Trek (Kongma-la, Cho La Pass and Renjo La), This trek takes you to the base camp of, Mt. Everest , offering stunning views of the world's highest peak. Along the way, you'll also cross the challenging three high passes, which requires some technical skills. This trek is a perfect combination of adventure and natural beauty. Three Passes Trek as the name suggests, this trek involves crossing three high mountain passes - Renjo La, Cho La, and Kongma La It's a challenging. and rewarding trek that takes you through remote valleys, glacial lakes, and picturesque Sherpa villages. You'll have the opportunity to witness stunning views of Everest, Mt. Lotse, Makalu, and other Himalayan giants.
The trek also includes Gokyo lake, offering beautiful high-altitude lake and neighbouring peaks. It's a less crowded alternative to the Everest Base Camp Trek, but equally beautiful. These treks require a good level of physical fitness and acclimatization to the high altitude. It's recommended to go with an experienced guide and have proper gear and equipment. The best time to undertake these treks is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is favourable, and the views are clear.
Day 01. Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.
Day 02. Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding 2610m 3 hours walk.
Day 03. Namche Bazaar 3440m 5.5 hours
Day 04. Namche Bazaar Acclimatization Day 3440m (Rest Day)
Day 05. Tengboche 3870m 4 hours
Day 06. Dingboche 4410m 5 hours
Day 07. Dingboche 4410m approx 2 hours hike above Dingboche and rest in the afternoon
Day 08. Chukhung 4730m 3 hours, little hike above Chhukung in the afternoon.
Day 09. Lobuche (via Kongma La, 5535m) 4940m 6 hours
Day 10. Gorak Shep (via EBC, 5380m) 5164m 7.5 hours
Day 11. Lobuche (via Kala Patthar, 5545m) 4940m 5 hours
Day 12. Dzonglha 4200m 3 hours
Day 13. Gokyo (via Cho La pass, 5420m) 4750m 8 hours
Day 14. Gokyo (visit to Gokyo Ri, 5330m) 4750m (Rest Day)
Day 15. Gokyo to Lungden via Renjo Pass 5340m 6 hours.
Day 16. Lunde to Thame village (3800m) 2.5 hours
Day 17. Thame to Namche Bazaar (3440 m) 3 hours
Day 18. Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla 6 hours
Day 19. Lukla to Kathmandu (1315m), fly 30 min.
• Airport arrival and departure by private vehicle.
• 3-star accommodation in Kathmandu for two nights with breakfast
• Kathmandu-lukla-Kathmandu flights
• Trek leader (English speaking, First Aid and eco trained), Sherpa helper, and all payments
• Sagarmatha National Park entry fee and necessary permits
• Full board meal (breakfast, lunch & dinner in during the trek
• Comfortable accommodation on teahouse/lodge during the trek
• Everest base camp trek permit & Local grassland permits.
• First aid medical kit bag
• All government and local taxes.
Cost Does not exclude:
• Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
• Travel and rescue insurance
• Personal trekking Equipments
• Personal expenses e.g., Tea, Coffee, phone calls, laundry, hot shower, battery re-charge, bar bills & extra porters
• Tips for guides and porters
• Any extending trips
1. How high is Everest Base Camp ?
Everest base camp is situated at the altitude of 5345m from sea-level.
2. How fit do I need to go trekking to three passes trek?
To successfully complete the Three Passes Trek in the Everest region, it is important to have a good level of physical fitness. The trek involves long days of hiking, often at high altitudes, and includes steep ascents and descents.
You should be prepared for several consecutive days of walking for several hours each day. It is recommended to engage in regular cardiovascular exercises such as hiking, running, or cycling to build your endurance. Additionally, incorporating strength training exercises such as squats, lunges, and core exercises will help prepare your muscles for the demands of the trek.
It's also important to acclimatize properly to the altitude by allowing for rest days and gradual ascent. This will help reduce the risk of altitude sickness and ensure a more enjoyable trekking experience.
Overall, being in good physical condition and having a positive mindset will greatly enhance your experience on the Three Passes Trek.
3. Where am I sleeping at night ?
Nowadays there are many hotels and lodges, we can overnight at guest houses/hotels.
4. Which is the best season to Trekking in Everest Base camp and Gokyo trek ?
Autumn and spring are the best season for Everest base camp trek.
5. Is drinking water easily available during the trek? Is it safe?
Yes, drinking water is easily available in the Everest region trek. There are numerous tea houses and lodges along the trekking route where you can purchase safe drinking water or refill your water bottles. It is recommended to carry a reusable water bottle and use water purification tablets or filters to ensure the water is safe to drink. Staying hydrated is crucial while trekking in high altitudes, so it's important to have access to clean water along the way.
6. How do we Travel from Kathmandu to Namche ?
We have three option to travel Namche Bazar.
- Traveling via flight duration: 30 minutes + trekking for 2 days of Most tourists take a short 30-minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla airport/ the Tenzing-Hillary Airport.
- Traveling by road Duration: 1 week If you wish to travel to Namche Bazaar via a private vehicle it might take around 7 days for you to reach your destination.
- Traveling by Helicopter.