Everest Base Camp Three Passes Trek 19 Days

Group Size 2-12 people
Accommodation Sharing/Tea House
Max. Elevation 5,483 M
Meals Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Transportation Flight/Private
Best Season Sep to Dec,Mar to May
Trip Route Namche Bazaar, Kongma La Pass


Everest Base Camp Three Passes Trek is known as the ultimate tour of the region to the Himalayas. The Everest Base camp trek has the four major world's eight highest peaks. The Cho Oyu (8,201m), Makalu (8,463 m), Lhotse (8,516 m), Everest (8,848 m), etc.

The Everest Three Passes Trek is an adventurous and challenging trekking route. hat takes you through three high mountain passes in the Everest region of Nepal. Here are some highlights and features of this trek:

Renjo La Pass

Firstly, the trek starts with a climb to Renjo La Pass (5,388 meters), offering breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, including Everest, Makalu, and Cho Oyu. The pass also provides a unique perspective of the Gokyo Lakes and the Ngozumpa Glacier, the longest glacier in the Himalayas.

Cho La Pass

Further, after exploring the Gokyo Lakes region, the trek continues towards Cho La Pass (5,380 meters). This pass offers stunning views of Ama Dablam and other peaks and involves crossing a glacier. It is a challenging section of the trek that requires some technical skills and equipment.

Kongma La Pass

Moving forward, the trek takes you to Kongma La Pass (5,535 meters), which is the highest pass among the three. From the pass, you can witness breathtaking views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and other majestic peaks.

Everest Base Camp

Likewise, the trek also includes a visit to Everest Base Camp (5,364 meters), where climbers gather before attempting to summit Mount Everest. Standing at the base of the world's highest mountain is a truly awe-inspiring experience.

Gokyo Ri and Fifth Lake

Meanwhile, Along the trek, you will have the opportunity to ascend Gokyo Ri (5,357 meters), a viewpoint that offers a magnificent panorama of Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and other peaks. You can also visit Fifth Lake, a sacred lake in the Gokyo region.

Sherpa Culture and Scenic Routes

Moreover, the Everest Three Passes Trek allows you to immerse yourself in the rich Sherpa culture. As you pass through traditional Sherpa villages and monasteries, and interact with the local people. The routes are known for their scenic beauty, including picturesque valleys, glaciers, and stunning mountain landscapes.

Please note that the Everest Three Passes Trek is a challenging trek and requires proper acclimatization, physical fitness, and trekking experience. It is recommended to trek with a knowledgeable guide or join a reputable trekking agency to ensure safety and make the most of your experience.

To sum up, three passes treks started from the Lukla which will be followed through the bank of Dudh Koshi Valley by the climb of the Sherpa valley of Namche Bazaar. we can visit lots of people in Namche and we can learn about the traditional culture of Sherpa. Namche is the starting point for the trekkers and we will ascend from there to reach our destinations. In the middle of our trekking, we can see the spectacular views of the beautiful scenery whereas top mountains, glaciers rocks, a good natural environment, different kinds of plants & animals, etc.

Trip Outline

Day-1- Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350 M)
Day-2- Arrival to Lukla (2,800 M) and Trek to Phakding (2,652 M) 3-4 hrs (B/L/D)
Day-3- Trek Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 M) (B/L/D)
Day-4-Acclimatize Day in Namche Bazaar (3,440 M) (B/L/D)
Day-5-Trek Namche Bazaar to Thame (3,800 M) 3-4 hrs (B/L/D)
Day-6-Trek Thame to Lumde (4,300 M) 4-5 hrs (B/L/D)
Day-7-Trek Lumde to Gokyo ( 4,800 M) 8hrs via Renjo La Pass (5,420 M)(B/L/D)
Day-8-Rest day in Gokyo(4,800 M) (B/L/D)
Day-9- Trek Gokyo to Thangnak (4,750 M) 3 hrs (B/L/D)
Day-10- Trek Thangnak to Dzongla via Chola Pass (5,434 M) 6-7 hrs (B/L/D)
Day-11- Trek Dzongla to Lobuche(4,980 M) (B/L/D)
Day-12-Trek Lobuche to Gorakshep(5,160 M) 5-6 hrs (B/L/D)
Day-13-Hike to the Kala Patthar (5,545 M) and back to the Lobuche 6-7 hrs (B/L/D)
Day-14- Trek Lobuche to Chhukung (4,700 M) via Kongma La Pass (5,535 M) 8-9 hrs (B/L/D)
Day-15- Trek Chhukung to Tengboche (3,860 M) 5-6 hrs (B/L/D)
Day-16- Trek to Namche (3,440 M) 4-5 hrs (B/L/D)
Day-17- Trek to Lukla (2,800 M) 6-7 hrs (B/L/D)
Day-18-Return Back to Lukla to Kathmandu (B/L)
Day-19- Back to your destination. (B)

Detail itinerary

Kathmandu Hotel

Our Global Treks & Expeditions guide will meet you at the airport after that you will be taken to the hotel where you prefer to stay. Some hour will give you for the rest and then in the hotel our representative guide will briefing about the activities and the equipment you needed while you are going for the trekkings. Overnight in Guest House.

3-4 hrs B/L/D Phakding Guesthouse

In the morning you will receive the wake up call from our Global treks & Expeditions Guide. You will catch an early morning flight to Lukla and you will treks forwards to Phakding through walking by the way to Dudh Koshi River around the beautiful scenery from where you can see the different mountains highest point like Mt.Everest, Mt.Nuptse, Mt.Cho Oyu and etc . after reaching to Pakhding hike to the Gumba. Overnight in Guest House.

B/L/D Namche Bazaar Guesthouse

In the morning you will continue trekking to the Namche Bazaar through the Pine and rhododendron forest . Namche is the big town of Khumbu region. You will cross the Dudh Koshi River at Benkar and see the sight of the peak of Kusum Kanguru. After that you will cross the bridge from where you can reach to the Namche Bazaar. Overnight in Guest House.

B/L/D Namche Bazaar Guesthouse

Today is the day where we do the different the different activities where you can visit the Khude Hospital and walk to the Everest View Hotel above Namche for the sunset view of the different Himalayas and you will have the enough time to explore the life style of locals. You can visit the Edmund Hillary School and Khumjung Monastry. As you can get the world amazing panoramic view of the earth. Overnight in Guest House.

3-4 hrs B/L/D Thame Guesthouse

The trek will starts through the Thame which is very easy walk through the valley and you will travel to the west on the North south side of the valley. You can have an opportunity to see the great view of the Kongde Ri to the south. After exploring the villages, you will explore Sherpa village and its culture. There is the small tea house between the Thame and the bridges. Thame is the traditional village which have the trekking crowds. Overnight in Guest House.

4-5 hrs B/L/D Lumde Guesthouse

Early in the morning you will wake up and have a sweet breakfast after that your trek will starts from the Bhote koshi river and you will have the short trek in Marlung. You will ascend to the uphill to the Lumde through the valley. In that valley you cannot see the sherpas because that is the last village. Overnight in Guest House.

B/L/D Gokyo Guesthouse

Today in the early morning after a hot breakfast you will get some rest because you will ascend more from that point today. After an hour your trek will continue for to climb the top Renjo La Pass from where you can watch the phenomenon view of the Mt.Everest and Mt. Nuptse . Youcan also see the Gokyo lake surrounding by the greenery valley at all.The places took a good capture of photo and the weather. Overnight in Guest house.

B/L/D Gokyo Guesthouse

Gokyo is the beautiful place for the visitors. All the trekker have the beautiful journey to the enticing Gokyo Lakes which have one of the most amazing view points. Today you will stay in Gokyo and you will have trekking in Renjo La and you can have hike in the lake in order to rejoice the view of nature if you want. Gokyo environment have the best sounding .You can have the spectacular view of the Mt.Everest and Mt. Cho Oyu. If you want then you can visit the fourth and fifth lake their are taken as extra in Gokyo. Overnight in Guest House.

3 hrs B/L/D Thangnak Guesthouse

It is an easy way for the trekking to all the trekker. You will walk through the glacier and this is one of the longest glacier in Nepal called Ngozumpa glacier. On the way there is many small glacier which is falling to the lake sand under the beneath there are ice so before the sun set you need to cross the glacier paces, which melts will have a difficulties. From that point you can have the beautiful view of the Himalayas ranges like Lhotse, Cho Oyu, etc. Overnight in Guest House.

6-7 hrs B/L/D Chola Pass Guesthouse

You will wake up early in the morning then after you will have some preparation because today you will have the hardest trip of the trek. The trail will leads you the rock which is steep climbing and trail drop down to the bottom of the Cho-La. You can capture the panoramic view of the landscape and from above the mountain the sunlight striking will be appear which make more beauty to all the Himalayas. After that we descend down zig zag to the Thangnak. In the top there are also the Buddhist flags which shows the view more spectacular. Overnight in Guest House.

B/L/D Lobuche Guesthouse

In the early morning you will take a breakfast after that your trekking will start lately because your trek is very easy to the point. You will walk down to the Lobuche, the surrounding is very attractive and you will reach to the Everest glacier. Overnight in Guest House.

5-6 hrs B/L/D Gorakhshep Guesthouse

Today your trek will start for the Gorakshep in the glacier. Through the way you will have the spectacular view of the different mountains like Mt Everest, Mt Pumori, Mt.Nuptse etc and on the way you can see the Khumbu glacier. After a few treks, you will reach to the Gorakshep . Overnight in Guest House.

6-7 hrs B/L/D Lobuche Guesthouse

Today you will Hike to the Kalapattar which is in the bottom of the Gorakshep from where you can see all the spectacular views of the high mountains like Mt.Everest, Mr. Pumori, many peaks and others. You will capture the panoramic view of yours too. Then after you will be back to the Lobuche. Overnight in Guest House.

6-7 hrs B/L/D Kongna Guesthouse

After the Breakfast your trek will continue through the Khumbu glacier and you will continue the river up to the pass which is the highest pass of your treks . Finally you will start your climb for the pass and after the hard climb to the top you will descend to the Chhukung valley. Overnight In Guest House.

5-6 hrs B/L/D Chhukung Guesthouse

In the early morning you will descend through the down valley where your walk will be more easy today. You will reach to the Dingboche which is the Sherpa village, after all you will cross the bridges and river. After reaching to the Tengboche you will visit to the old monasteries which is located at the top of it. Overnight in Guest House.

4-5 hrs B/L/D Namche Bazaar Guesthouse

Again your down walking will start to the Namche through the Rhododendron forest which is very beautiful scenery. On the way you will cross through the bridges and the pine forest through the walk. After reaching the Khumjung you will take some rest and your journey to Namche will start. Overnight in Guest House.

6-7 hrs B/L/D Lukla Guesthouse

Today you will reach to the Lukla through the Dudh Koshi river in an hour. After crossing an bridges you will be in the Lukla. Overnight in Guest House.

B/L/D Kathmandu Hotel

Early in the morning we will be back to the Kathmandu in flight. Above the flight you will see the Himalayan ranges and beautiful scenery. After you reach to Kathmandu you will get some time to visit Thamel area which is most attractive for the foreigner. Overnight in Guest House.


Finally today you will back to your destination. Our Global treks representative will drop you to the airport .

What's included?

  • Airport / Airport pick up & drop by private tourist vehicle.
  • 2 Night Kathmandu Hotel accommodation sharing bases with B/B.
  • Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu domestic flight Tickets.
  • All your standard mentions Meals during the trek (B-Breakfasts, L-Lunches, D- Dinners).
  • Lodges/Guesthouses accommodation during the 16 Days trek
  • Local GLOBAL TREKS English speaking guide
  • National Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, and medicine for all staff.
  • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
  • Official expenses.

What's not included?

  • Lunch /Dinner whilst in Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
  • Personal trekking Equipment (See the trekking equipment page).
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Price Includes’ section.

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No. of Paxes Price per Pax
1 Pax USD $1685
2 Paxes USD $1634
3-4 Paxes USD $1601
5-6 Paxes USD $1567
7-12 Paxes USD $1517
12+Paxes USD $1517

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