Three Passes

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 Everest 3 High pass trek is one of Challenging and Strenuous trek in Khumbu Everest region of Nepal. You are doing  the best adventure passes during trek Khangma-La Pass (5535m) Chola-La pass (5368m) , Renjo La pass (5338m) and  other high light  such as Gokyo Ri, Fifth Lake, Kalapather and Everest Base Camp. The trekking is strenuous type. You should have physically fitness and experience of doing some trekking.

The three high pass trek Starts at the Lukla (2828m/9278 feet) and follows the Dudh Koshi valley which climbs up to the Sherpa capital of Namche, a bustling bazaar that’s a junction for trekkers, the local Sherpa and expedition’s route to the mighty Mt. Everest. All along this part of the trail, its friendly Sherpa people, picturesque villages great variety of culture and traditions, colorful festivals and monasteries. The flora and fauna are other ornaments of the Sagarmatha National Park. The three pass trekking is continuously rewarded with dramatic Himalayan scenes, including four of the world's eight highest peaks; Cho Oyu (8,201m), Makalu (8,463m), Lhotse (8,516 m) and Everest (8,850m) and other mountains.This is a kind of circuit trek. We ascend all the way to Chhukung for khangma- La pass (5535m). We also have a chance to visit Kalapather (5550m, close view of Everest) and Everest base camp (5364m, Khumbu icefall). After exploring this imaging place, we cross over Chola-La pass (5368m) to go to Gokyo Valley. An excursion to the fourth and fifth lakes would be an extra attraction in Gokyo Valley from where the views are great. The Ngozumpa Glacier is the largest in the Nepal Himalayas. The Gokyo Ri (5330m/17487 feet) is considered as the best view point in the entire Everest Region. Renjo la pass provides a lifetime memory of panoramic views of the Everest and others Himalayan range. The Renjo-La Pass route is off the usual beaten track. At the pass, a great view of the Gokyo lakes on one side, the Rermo Pokhari lakes on the other side, and a numerous of snowy peaks are in the background, which provide as incredible atmosphere.

After nice view from the Renjo-La top, the trail descends following Thame valley. We then trek down by making our way back down to Lukla. The Everest Three High Pass Trek can be done by clock wise or anti-clockwise. We  can organize it   as your desire and requirement  clock wise or anti-clockwise.

Trip profile

Total days:21

Days in Kathmandu:3

Trekking days:18


Day Description
01 Arrive at Trivuwan international airport in kathmandu and transport to selected hotel and rest of day personal activities.
02 Kathmandu valley sightseeing by professional tour guide.
03 Kathmandu to Lukla and then Phakding (2610m, 3hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.
04 Phakding to Namche (3440, 5hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.
05 Rest day (Hike to Khumung village,Everest View Hotel which is best of Mt.Everest) 4 hours round trip and then overnight at same place.
06 Namche to Tengboche (3867m, 5hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.
07 Tengboche to Dingboche(4320m,5 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.
08 Rest day in Dingboche
09 Dengboche to Chhukung (4700m, 3 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.
10 Chukkung to Khangma la pass 5535m to Lobuche (4930m, 9 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge. We leave early in the morning because this day is hard and long day so we take pack lunch from chhukung. There is no Lodge between Chhukung and Lobuche.
11 Lobuche to Gorekshep (5100m,3 hours walking) and rest of day we hike to Everest base camp (5366m) and then overnight at Lodge.
12 Gorekshep, we visit Kalapather (5550m) in the morning view of Mt Everest and other mountains and then trek to Dzongla (4900m, 6 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.
13 Dzongla to Dragnak (4700m, 7hours walking) via Chola pass (5368m) and then overnight at Lodge.
14 Dragnak to Gokyo (4700m, 3 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.
15 Mainly Rest day in Gokyo, but you cal also do Gokyo to Gokyo peak(5410m/17749ft). Our day begins with a steep climb to the top of Gokyo Ri (5483m). Despite the early start all those who attempt this will be rewarded with some of the most spectacular views. Overlooking the Gokyo valley, the massive Ngozumpa Glacier and taking in the panoramic views of the whole Khumbu Himalayas. See the giants Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu (8481m), Cho-oyu (8153m) and Gychung Kang (7922m). Take time to enjoy the views or for the more adventurous explore the glacier and Gokyo peak before returning to the camp fternoon.
16 Gokyo to Lungdeng(4600m) over the renzo pass (5338m,7/8 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.
17 Lungdeng to Thame (3800m, 4 hour walking) and then overnight at Lodge.
18 Thame to Namche Bazar (3440m, 6 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.
19 Namche to Lukla (2828m, 7hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.
20 Lukla to Kathmandu. This day we take flight back to Kathmandu in the morning it is 30 minutes by flight and then overnight at selected Hotel.
21 Departure from Kathmandu

Short note

The above itinerary is a guideline and standard pattern which we will provide. This trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements. Trekking price will be according to deluxe, standard, and budget and group size, so if you provide details about it we will be pleased.Our client’s Safety is the main concern while travelling with Touch The Himalaya. Please  note that you and your group leaders have authority to amend or change any part of the above itinerary if it is unnecessary due to the safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep the above itinerary, however this is adventure  in remote mountain region,so, we can not guarantee weather conditions, health condition of a member, unexpected natural disasters etc which may change  the itinerary. 

Three Passes trekking trip cost price for 2013 (trip cost only)

Service Type Size of groups price on per person basis
1 Pax 2-5 pax 6-10 Pax 10-19 Pax 20++
Full Board Camping Service -------- US$ US$ US$ US$
Full Board Tea-House service US$ US$ US$ US$  
Guide Service with Bed Base US$ US$ US$ US$ US$
Guide service only US$ US$ US$ US$ US$
Porter Service only US$ US$ US$ US$ US$

Cost description

We are going to explain a cost that you have to pay.We are one of the best local company providing the world wide travel with international qualified services.We are trying to provide the trip with lowest cost as far as possible.We have guaranteed safety and satisfaction during trekking.

Cost includes

  International & domestic airport transfers as per the itinerary.

  Hotel in Kathmandu with BB Plan.

  Welcome and Farewell Dinner.

  Internal transport and flight within  Nepal  as per the itinerary.

 Three meals a day during the trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) as indicated by the itinerary.

  Accommodation during trekking that includes tents or local lodges / guesthouses.

  All trekking and climbing  permit  fees,(Entry permit and TIMS Card).

  Professional English speaking tour leader, guides and necessary porters.

  Sleeping bag and Duffel bag during trekking period.

  A comprehensive medical kit.

  All government and local taxes.

Cost excludes

International air fare to/ from Nepal

  Entry Visa fees- at present $25 for 15 day, US$ 40 for 30 day, and US$ 100 for three month visa on entry into Nepal.

  Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.

  Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, theft expenses.

  Drinks: both alcoholic and bottled other than sterilized drinking water.

  Laundry fees.

  All food and beverages other than on the itinerary.

  Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from trekking                   due to some reason.

 Personal gear and expenses.

  Tips and gratitude provided to staff.

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Trip Facts :
Trip Duration: 21 Days
Grade: A
Destination: Everest Base Camp, Kalapatthar, Gyokyo
Max Altitude : Kalapatthar,5535M.
Seasons: (Spring,Autum)
Trip Code : 3 passes trekking in everest
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