- MTADV111Trip Code:
- 19 DaysDuration:
- StrenuousTrip Level:
- 5550 MMax Altitude:
- KathmanduStarts at:
- KathmanduEnds at:
- Kathmandu- Lukla- Namche- Dingbuche- Chhukung- Labuche- Goraakshep- Dzongla- Chola pass- Gokyo-Renjola pass-Lungden- Namche-Lukla- KathmanduTrip Route:
- Sep-Nov, Mar-May.Best Season:
- Challenging Trekking Trail
- Three Legendary High Passes
- Everest Base Camp and Kalapather
- Over 4 dozens of Mountain Vistas
- Moraines and Glaciers
- Sherpa Villages, Forests and Rivers
- Gokyo Lake, breathtaking Sunset View
Embrace the wilderness adventure of mini mountaineering crossing three intrepid challenging high passes of Everest region in Nepal. Everest Three High Passes Trek package which is also known as Everest High Passes trek or three passes trek traverse through Renjo La Pass ((5360 m), Chola Pass (5420 m) and Kongma La Pass (5528 m). It is probably the most enticing journey towards Everest region as trekkers will experience high altitude lake, glaciers, moraines, passes and iconic Everest Base Camp in one trip. The ascending altitude and rocky terrain on the trail offers majestic as well as challenging walking holiday up in the Himalayas.
Everest Three High Passes Trek follows the trail and itinerary prepared expertly by highly experienced travel planners of Mantra Adventure. As the trekkers reach Dingboche similar to Everest Base Camp Trek the first challenging pass appears as Kongma La Pass. The trail of this trekking in Nepal is less traveled and offers marvelous sceneries of mountains from Tabuche to Choyou as well as from Island Peak up to Everest including Amadablam, Thamserku, Kangtega and more. Upon crossing the Kongma La the trip heads to the iconic base camp of Everest. The moment spent on this place offers numerous chilling sensation as the place is same from where Sir Edmund Hillary and Norgay first scaled the Everest. Morning sunrise view from Kalapathar (5,643 m) is equally mesmerizing. The next pass on the trip is Chola Pass. The trail is beside icy Lake of Cholatsho in the foothill of Cholatse Mountain. Beyond the pass remains alluring hamlet on the shores of Dudhpokhari (Gokyo Lake). Hiking of Gokyo Ri (5360 m) endows best view of Everest and surrounding mountains. Stay on the bank of blue turquoise lake can be compared to that of fairyland. The place falls within the Gokyo Valley Trekking as well. The final pass on this adventurous journey is Renjo La Pass. The different valley of Khumbu appears beyond Renjo La. Trekkers reach the Namche Bazaar finally passing by Thame. Following the same route trekkers finally, get back to Kathmandu via Lukla flight.
Experience the mini mountaineering activity during Everest Three High Passes Trek. The adventurous yet alluring mountain trekking route is probably the most diversified and regal trail in terms of the majestic views of mountains, hamlets, villages and atmosphere. Therefore, embark today for a wonderful Himalayan journey. Test your body and soul to feed your memory the intrepid tale of Himalayan walking holidays. If you are in search of a similar type of trek with a long duration, adventure and fun but in a different region of Nepal, please Visit our Annapurna Circuit Trek – 19 days itinerary and Annapurna Circuit Tilicho Lake Trek Itinerary for more details.
- DAY - 1Arrival in Kathmandu
- DAY - 2Fly to Lukla(2,840m/9,315ft) trek to Phakding(2,610m/8,560ft)
- DAY - 3Trek to Namche Bazaar(3,440m/11,283ft)
- DAY - 4Namche Bazaar: Rest and acclimatization
- DAY - 5Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,860m/12,660ft)
- DAY - 6Tengboche to Dingboche(4,385m/14,383ft)
- DAY - 7Dingboche: Acclimatization and Rest Day
- DAY - 8Dingboche to Chhukung (4,730m/15,518ft)and climb Chhukung Ri(5,550m/18,204ft)
- DAY - 9Cross to Kongma(5,350m/17,548ft) La pass and trek to Lobuche(4,930m/16,170ft)
- DAY - 10Lobuche to Gorakshep (5,180m/16,990ft)and visit Everest Base Camp (5,364m/17,594ft)
- DAY - 11Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar(5,550m/18,204ft) and trek to Dzongla(4,830m/15,842ft)
- DAY - 12Trek to Thangnak (4,700m/15,416ft)) Via Chola Pass(5,420m/17,778ft)
- DAY - 13Trek to Gokyo(4,790m/15,711ft)
- DAY - 14Rest day in Gokyo: Climb Gokyo Ri (5,360m/17,580ft)and visit fourth and fifth Gokyo lakes
- DAY - 15Gokyo to Marlung through Renjo La Pass(5,360m/17,580ft)
- DAY - 16Marlung to Namche Bazaar(3,440m/11,283ft)
- DAY - 17Namche Bazaar to Lukla(2,840m/9,315ft)
- DAY - 18Lukla to Kathmandu
- DAY - 19Day 20: Final takeoff
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- DAY - 1
Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport, you will be welcomed by a delegate from Mantra Adventure who will drop you off at your lodging. At night an appreciated supper will be facilitated by Mantra Adventure. Overnight in Kathmandu.
- DAY - 2
Fly to Lukla(2,840m/9,315ft) trek to Phakding(2,610m/8,560ft)
All treks to Everest start from Luka where we will be traveling to at a young hour in the morning, directly after breakfast. The flight will be an intriguing one since we will be flying in the midst of the fantastic Himalayas in a Twin Otter plane. We start our short trek to Phakding quickly in the wake of landing. At one hour's continuous drop, we will be at a Cheplung town from where we have a look at Mt. Khumbila (18900ft), a sacrosanct mountain which has never been climbed. From Cheplung, we keep diving to Phakding and spend the night.
- DAY - 3
Trek to Namche Bazaar(3,440m/11,283ft)
We start our trek on tough and downhill trails with numerous intersections over Dudh Koshi River and a sublime perspective of Mt. Thamserku (21,675ft) from the Benkar town. We cross more scaffolds and achieve the passageway of Sagarmatha National Park at Monjo, where our trekking licenses are checked. We walk moreover and go through Jorsale town before achieving Namche Bazaar. From here, we get wonderful perspectives of the Himalayas including Everest, Lhotse, Tawache and others. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.
- DAY - 4
Namche Bazaar: Rest and acclimatization
This is the first of the three booked rest days which will enable us to adapt to the high elevation. Since specialists trust that it is smarter to remain dynamic notwithstanding amid rest days for better trekking knowledge we will spend the day getting a charge out of little climbs in and around Namche Bazaar. We climb up to Everest View Hotel to appreciate honorable perspectives of the Himalayan vista. On our way back to Namche we likewise visit the Khumjung Monastery (houses a sasquatch scalp!) and Hillary School. Our guide can likewise take us to the Tourist Visitor Center close to the headquarter of the Sagarmatha National Park where we can watch a collection of things identified with the principal Everest ascenders, Sherpa culture and find out about the different plant and creature life in the Everest district. Overnight in Namche Bazzar.
- DAY - 5
Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,860m/12,660ft)
We start the present trek on a simple trail to Phunki Thanga. From here we rise towards Tengboche town which is home to the biggest cloister in the Everest district. The religious community is situated inside the Sagarmatha National Park and gives all encompassing perspectives of the most elevated mountains on earth including Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse and Lhotse. We endeavor to achieve the cloister by 3:00 toward the evening and may even have the capacity to witness a religious Buddhist function. Overnight in Tengboche.
- DAY - 6
Tengboche to Dingboche(4,385m/14,383ft)
We start the present trek by strolling downhill and go through lavish woods loaded with birch, conifers and rhododendron trees. We proceed with our trek with perspectives of Mt. Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam to stay with us. The pleasant trail plunges down to Debuche, crosses the Imja River and takes us to Pangboche. While strolling the upper Pangboche trails, we get a more flawless perspective of the Himalayas and Pangboche Monastery. We push forward towards the Imja Valley, Lobuche River and eventually move up to Dingboche. The town is a delightful breezy settlement disregarded by chortens and petition banners. Overnight in Dingboche
- DAY - 7
Dingboche: Acclimatization and Rest Day
Dingboche is a famous stop for trekkers and climbers went to Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam or Imja Tse. The town is excellent with a variety of fields encased by stone dividers to ensure grain, buckwheat and potatoes from the icy breeze and eating creatures. We spend a day at Dingboche for acclimatization. We take a day climb to Nagarjun Hill for extraordinary perspectives of Makalu, Lhotse, Chalotse, Tawache, Ama Dablam and others.
- DAY - 8
Dingboche to Chhukung (4,730m/15,518ft)and climb Chhukung Ri(5,550m/18,204ft)
Our trail goes through stone-walled fields and Imja Khola valley before entering ice sheet moraines in the midst of transcending Himalayas. The trail proceeds to Bibre which is a yak herder put. From here, straightforwardly over the valley is the phenomenal Ama Dablam and the Amphu Labsa mountains. The trail ahead is crossed by frosty streams. We proceed with our stroll for around thirty minutes and achieve Chhukung. After lunch, we start our trek towards Chhukung Ri. The move to Chhukung Ri includes some simple scrambling close to the summit. From the best, we can look straightforwardly over the valley for a fabulous perspective of Ama Dablam and Amphu Labcha tops. We slip back to Chhukung to spend the night.
- DAY - 9
Cross to Kongma(5,350m/17,548ft) La pass and trek to Lobuche(4,930m/16,170ft)
We start the present trek at a young hour in the morning to achieve the most noteworthy piece of the whole outing which is Kongma La pass. We can either take a trail over a slope which is toward the northwest of Chhukung over the Nuptse Glacier moraines or we can stroll back to Bibre and trek on the trail over the Niyang Khola. The highest point of the pass is set apart by cairns and Buddhist supplication banners. The last drop from the pass is the most troublesome piece of the present excursion. In the wake of climbing the moraine on the far side, the trail turns north through Khumbu Glacier which takes us to Lobuche. Overnight at Lobuche.
- DAY - 10
Lobuche to Gorakshep (5,180m/16,990ft)and visit Everest Base Camp (5,364m/17,594ft)
Our trail moves along the parallel moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. Ahead on the trail we see the peak of the north edge of Everest alongside Pumori, Mahalangur, Lingtern, Khumbutse, Nuptse and different mountains. A little rising takes us to Thangma Riju. From here we appreciate all encompassing perspectives of the Himalayan vista. We rise on a lofty trail up to the highest point of Changri Glacier. As we achieve Gorak Shep, we are encompassed by the Himalayas. In the wake of resting for a brief span, we keep on everest Base Camp. We go through rough rises, moraines and streams before achieving the base camp of the world's tallest mountain, Everest. From here we appreciate Nuptse, Khumbuste and Pumori mountains. We trek back to Gorak Shep and spend the night.
- DAY - 11
Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar(5,550m/18,204ft) and trek to Dzongla(4,830m/15,842ft)
We begin our trek to Kala Patthar at a young hour in the morning keeping in mind the end goal to get striking perspectives of the main light of the sun sparkling on Mt. Everest. Be that as it may, we should be set up for trekking oblivious and chilly temperature (the temperature shifts as indicated by the season). Besides, there is dependably a possibility for cold breezes which are very normal. As we proceed with our trek, recognizable pinnacles, for example, Lingtren, Khumbutse, Changtse, Everest and Nuptse tower above us. Following a few hours of rising, we will be on the highest point of Kala Patthar. The nearby perspective of Mt. Everest and other Himalayan crests from Kalapathar is astounding. We appreciate the staggering Himalayan vista and plummet to Gorakshep then we trek down to Lobuche. From Lobuche we trek downhill on a trail close by the Khumbu Glacier. Our trail parts into two and we pick the trail to our right side. In transit we can better appreciate the perspective of the approaching Awi Peak. We go through a stupa and gravestones out yonder. In the wake of strolling for some time we start to rise. Amid the climb, we see Chola Tsho Lake adjacent. We cross the Chola Khola on an extension before achieving Dzongla. Overnight in Dzongla.
- DAY - 12
Trek to Thangnak (4,700m/15,416ft)) Via Chola Pass(5,420m/17,778ft)
As we pick up tallness, the Gokyo Lake starts to show up and the Ama Dablam directs a scope of mountains on the south and Cholatse takes off on the west. Climbing the slope is difficult; it is steep, yet aggravated by stones over some of which we should scramble. The last move to the Cho La can be somewhat dubious as the trail bends cycle a precipice. The highest point of the pass is set apart by supplication banners and cairns. View of superb crests on all headings is stunning. Albeit long, the way driving down to Thangnak is not troublesome. overnight at guest house
- DAY - 13
Trek to Gokyo(4,790m/15,711ft)
It is a day with short walk , after having hot breakfast our trail conveys us to the edge of the Ngozumpa icy mass, which is the longest ice sheet in Nepal. Achieving the opposite side of the ice sheet, we see the second Gokyo Lake on the arrangement of six lakes. A short separation away is the third Gokyo Lake. Overnight at Gokyo Village.
- DAY - 14
Rest day in Gokyo: Climb Gokyo Ri (5,360m/17,580ft)and visit fourth and fifth Gokyo lakes
We climb Gokyo Ri today and appreciate perspectives of the unbelievable mountain vista. We can likewise visit the fourth Gokyo Lake today which is just 3km north of the Gokyo Village. Next, keep trekking to the fifth lake. The view from 'Lowlife's Viewpoint', situated at the edge of the fifth lake, is bewildering. Cho-Oyu, Gyachung Kang, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Makulu mountains and the gigantic Ngozumba Glacier are our own to respect. We trek back to Gokyo and spend the night.
- DAY - 15
Gokyo to Marlung through Renjo La Pass(5,360m/17,580ft)
We begin the day at a young hour in the morning to finish the difficult day's trek ahead. Our trail moves close by Dudh Pokhari (lake) for some time. We stroll for around two hours previously diving towards the Renjo La pass. In transit we are compensated with unrestrained perspectives of the Himalayan and Rolwaling reaches and others. Perspectives from the Renjo La pass are much similar to that from Gokyo Ri with the third Gokyo Lake and Gokyo Village underneath the dim spread of the Ngozumpa Glacier. We additionally get remarkable perspectives of Mt. Everest from the highest point of the pass. Proceeding from the pass, our trail goes down a stone staircase and after that moves over a free scree to achieve the south bank of Angladumba Tsho Lake. The prescence of ice on the trail while plunging down can make our drop somewhat dangerous. En route we see Relama Tsho and Renjo Lake. We stroll down a limited valley stopped up with goliath stones to Lumde where there is a help hold up, however it is frequently shut. We walk practically for a hour from Lumde to get to Marlung on the east bank of the Bhote Koshi River. Overnight at Marlung.
- DAY - 16
Marlung to Namche Bazaar(3,440m/11,283ft)
The drop from Marulung to Thame takes after a customary course utilized for a considerable length of time by the Tibetan brokers. We cross the Bhote Koshi River and plummet to Taranga. The trail keeps on diving and we cross two extensions previously achieving Thame. Sitting above Thame is its celebrated Gompa arranged on a slope toward the west. From here, we slide bit by bit on a trail that goes through a couple of little towns previously achieving Namche Bazaar which is most likely the greatest town in the Everest area. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.
- DAY - 17
Namche Bazaar to Lukla(2,840m/9,315ft)
We start our trek with a plunge. As we proceed with our trek, we traverse the quick streaming Dudh Koshi River and its tributaries. Presently the trail has turned out to be more level and normal. On our trek we appreciate strolling on open fields, through rhododendron and pine woodlands and appreciate far off perspectives of the snow secured tops. We stroll through Sherpa towns seeing their great confidence in Buddhism and the way of life of supplication stones and petition banners. In the wake of achieving Lukla, we extend those sore legs and review the encounters of the most recent few weeks. Our long trek to the mountain and its high passes closes today. Overnight in Lukla.
- DAY - 18
Lukla to Kathmandu
The flights to Kathmandu are generally booked for morning for wellbeing purposes. Subsequent to achieving the capital city, we have whatever is left of the day away from work to past the time however we see fit. We could take a rest in our lodging room or shop for gifts for our friends and family. At night, there will be a goodbye supper to praise the fruitful finish of your excursion to the mountains. Overnight in Kathmandu.
- DAY - 19
Day 20: Final takeoff
Our expedition in Nepal concludes today. A Mantra Adventure's delegate will drop you off at the Tribhuwan International Airport a couple of hours before the planned flight.
Include / Excludes
- All ground transportation by private car
- Both way Flight ticket ( Kathmandu / Luka) including airport taxes
- Three night hotel in Kathmandu with inclusive breakfast
- Kathmandu Valley tour inclusive all entry fees and private transportation with an expert tour guide
- Three times meal (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek
- Twin sharing private room with common toilet in the mountain
- One very helpful, friendly and highly experienced guide. Responsible porter (1 porter for 2 people) with their food, salary, accommodation, equipment and insurance
- Seasonal fresh fruits as dessert
- Down jacket and sleeping bag if needed (refundable after the trek)
- Trekking map
- Sagarmatha national park entry fee
- TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card. ( please do carry 2 copies of passport size photo for the permit)
- First Aid Kit
- All government taxes and office service charge
- International Flight Tickets
- Nepal entry visa, upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu can be obtained easily ( for 30 days tourist visa $40, for 90 days $100) please bring 2 copies of passport size photo
- Personal Travel Medical Insurance
- Meals in Kathmandu ( Lunch & Dinner)
- All kind of liquids hot, cold, and alcoholic beverage
- Hot shower and battery charging during the trek
- Your personal expenses
- Internet, Wi-Fi unless its free and phone calls
- Tips for trekking staffs and drivers ( tips will be expected but not mandatory)