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Three Sister Pass around Everest Trek



Everest Three Pass Trekking is a highly adventurous trekking that makes your nerve wondering to get success through the steep route. The high passes in Khumbu region rise above 5000 meters, including Renjo La, Cho La and Khongma La. The highest is the Khongma La Pass among them. The trek covers up the Gokyo valley and Everest base camp in between the high passes that makes your journey outstanding.


Beginning the trek from Lukla, you walk through the fields and pass some tiny Sherpa habitants. The plan to succeed the three high passes always energizes you to walk further and face the challenge. The natural diversity of the Sagarmatha National Park looks excellent. The bustling Namche Bazaar and its surroundings offer an overview of the typical lifestyles of the Tibetan Buddhist influenced communities along with their spiritual acts. The colorful monasteries, chhortens and mani walls are prevailed throughout the trail. Crossing the Renjo La Pass, you encounter with the dramatic Gokyo Valley and the Lake. Hike to Gokyo Ri is excellent to explore the breathtaking views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu and the surrounding views. Crossing the Cho La Pass is regarded to be more technical that goes through the steep route. Covering the Everest base camp, it leads you towards the highest pass in Khumbu, the Khongma La. Via Chhukung, the trek goes down all the way to Lukla and concludes the trek. The trek requires physical fitness and acclimatization.


Reliance Trekkingoffers Everest Three Pass Trekking with experienced guides, required paper works and the excellent field services. We recommend March to May and September to November as the best seasons for this trek. Please, feel free to contact us for more details.


Day 01- Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters).

Representative of Reliance Trekking will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu and s/he will be transferred to  hotel in our private tourist vehicle. Overnight at Hotel. (Breakfast  included)


Day 02- Pre-trip Meeting and Kathmandu city sightseeing Tour.

In the morning, we set up a pre-trip meeting with an introduction of the trekking guide. Managing the document to prepare the paperwork for the trekking, then we visit the UNESCO listed world heritage sites of the Kathmandu valley, including Boudhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, the Pashupatinath temple that is situated beside the Bagmati River. Driving back to the hotel, you prepare the trek with packing your belongings. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast included)


Day 03: Fly  from Kathmandu  to Lukla (2800m) and Trek to Phakding (2652m) 

Early in the morning, we take a 35 minutes flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Meeting further crew at Lukla, the trek begins through the Bhaisikharka and passing through the Mani walls, we reach to Phakding.  Overnight at lodge (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner included).


Day 04: Trek from  Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m)

The wonderful breakfast at the lodge fills the energy to climb up through the steep hillside trail. First the trek crosses some of the suspension bridges and the Sagarmatha National Park begins. Then it is a steep uphill climb to the bustling town of The Sherpa people. During the trek, you can explore the Everest Himalayan wonders from the trail. Overnight at lodge.  


Day 05: Visit around Namche Bazaar Rest of day

During the altitude adaptation day, instead of going towards the high altitude, hike around the Namche Bazaar and Khumjung. Exploration of the glittering Everest scenery along with the crowded setting of the market place is a nice walk around. Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Tawache looks cool during the hike. Overnight at lodge.


Day 06: Trek from Namch Bazar to Thame (3800m).

After breakfast at Namche, the trail leads to the ancient village called Thame, which is a  which is an easy walk through the valley. Thame is a small Sherpa village with several ancient Tibetan Buddhist cultural heritages. 3-4 hours walk. Overnight at lodge. (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner included).


Day 07: Trek from Thame  to Lungdhen (4380m).

After breakfast at the lodge, an easy walk to Marlung through the Bhote Koshi River where you can have a short break. The trek goes through the arid part continually through the uphill climb to Lungden. It is the highest settlement in this region. It is a short walk and helpful for the altitude adaptation. 4-5 hours walk, overnight at lodge. (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner included).


Day 08: Trek from Lungedhen to Gokyo (4800m) via Ranjo La Pass (5360m).

After breakfast, we begin to climb uphill. Today is one of the toughest and longest day on the trek. Beginning to climb up towards the Renjo La Pass, and the spectacular views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse and the neighboring peaks look dramatic. Then we gradually climb down to the Gokyo Lake, which is a wonderful huge blue lake. 7 hrs walk, overnight at Gokyo lodge (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner included).


Day 09: Trek from Gokyo to Gokyo Ri Peak (5357m) to Dragnag (4700m).

This is partly an acclimatization day. After the breakfast, climb to the Gokyo ri and explore the breathtaking scenery of the Everest Himalayan scenery along with Ngozumba glacier. Gokyo Ri is a perfect viewpoint of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu and other wonderful sno capped Himalayas. Having a wonderful photography session, hike down to Gokyo and trek further to Dragnag. 7-8 hour, overnight at the lodge. (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner included).


Day 10: Trek from Dragnag  to Dzonglha (4830m) via Chola pass (5367m).

Regarded the toughest day on the whole trek, the trek begins after an early breakfast. Climb up through the steep section of the Cho La Phedi. The steep trail is also icy and the Buddhist prayer flags fluttering area points out that, it is the top of the pass. The dazzling panorama of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Nuptse and the surrounding peaks look dramatic. Then we gradually trek down to Dzongla. 7 hours walk, overnight at the lodge. (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner included).


Day 11: Trek from Dzonglha to Lobuche (4910m).

After the breakfast, we take a walk through the easy downhill trail and up down route to Lobuche. The excellent views of Mt. Everest, Pumori and Nuptse accompany you throughout the trekking. The stunning part of the Khumbu glacier is another attraction of the walk. 5 hours, overnight at the lodge. (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner included).


Day 12: Trek  from Lobuche to Gorekshep (5140m) Everst B C (5364m) Gorekshep.

It’s a wonderful and equally challenging day to gain the height of Mt. Everest base camp from Lobuche. The best view of Khumbu glacier assists us in the beginning and reaching Gorakshep, have a lunch. Then, we proceed towards the Everest base camp. This can be exhausting walk, but the experience is far better than the tiredness. Then trek down to Gorakshep for the rest. Overnight at lodge. 7- 8 hours, overnight at Lodge, (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner Included)


Day 13: Hiking to Kalapattar (5550m) – Gorekshep to  Lobuche (4210m).

Kalapatthar is one of the best viewpoints for the closests mountain overlook. It is located at 5555 meters altitude and the dramatic sunrise view over the towering peaks are breathtaking. Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Nuptse and several other dramatic peaks can be explored. We then trek back to Gorekshep, for breakfast and then descend to Lobuche. 7-8 hours walk, overnight at Lodge. (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner Included).


Day 14: Trek from Lobuche to Chhukung (4730m) via Kongma La pass (5535m).

After breakfast at the lodge, the trek escorts you through the Khumbu Glacier.  Khongma La Pass is the highest pass in the Khumbu region. A steep route and hard climb to the top, you forget your tiredness once you get the enthralling beauties of the snow capped scenery of the Khumbu region. The descend to Chhukung through the slippery path is equally challenging. 7-8 hours walk, overnight at the lodge. (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner included).


Day 15:Trek from Chhukung to Tengboche (3860m).

This is a gradual climb after the breakfast. Chhukung is the gateway of Island Peak climbing. Passing through the enticing Sherpa valley at Dingbuche, climb down gradually to Tengbuche and rest. 7 hours walk. Overnight at lodge. (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner included).


Day 16: Trek from Tengbuche to Monjo (2835) VIA Khumjung village(3780m).

After the breakfast at Tengbuche, we begin to hike down to the Monjo village via Khumjung. First, we hike up to the hill ridge and get the astounding Himalayan panorama, then head towards the Namche Bazaar. Hiking down from there through the steep downhill trail, we exit from the Sagarmatha National Park and reach to Monju. 8 hours, overnight at Lodge, (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner Included)


Day 17: Trek from Monjo to Lukla (2810m).

The last day of the foot hill excursion in the Everest region, we begin to trek from Manju after having a breakfast. During the trekking trails gradually descend along the bank of Dudh Koshi River. After crossing the suspension bridges, pass Phakding and walk gradually towards Lukla and check in to the hotel. 7 hours, overnight at Lodge. (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner Included)


Day 18: Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu.

A  short and picturesque flight from Lukla to Kathmandu concludes your trip in Everest and transfer you to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel (breakfast included).


Day 19: Departure day your Destination.

On this day, our representative drops you at the airport for the final departure. Thank you very much for trekking with us. See you again.

Includes / Excludes

 Cost Include

*Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle . 

*Accommodation in 2 star category Hotel in Kathmandu 3 Nights on BB basis as per the    itinerary.

*City tour in Kathmandu with guide by private Vehicle.

*Necessary permits for trek & climbing.

*Flight From Kathmandu to Lukla & return from Lukla to  Kathmandu.

*Accommodation in guest houses during the trek.

*(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) per day during the trek Drinks- (3 cups of Tea & Coffiee per day during the trek).

*Fresh fruits after dinner.

*Qualified and experienced guide and porter services.(We will provide 1 porter for 2  trekkers and the maximum weight carried by porter is below 25 Kg in total).

*Transportation, accommodation, meal allowance, equipment and insurance for trekking staffs.

*All the official paper work and all the applicable government taxes.


Cost does not include


* Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.

* Drinks (mineral water, any cold drinks, and alcoholic drinks).

* Your travel insurance.

* Your equipment for trekking and climbing

* Expenses of personal nature such as tips for guide, porter and driver, laundry, bar bill, telephone calls etc. 

*International airfare and departure airport tax 

* Liability for expenses against sickness, flight cancellation, road blockage, accidents and other occurrence beyond our control

*Monuments fees while sightseeing in Kathmandu & other places.

*Any other cost not mention above in cost includes.

* Sleeping bag and down jacket,medicine if necessary. 

* Your Nepal Visa Fee

*Accommodation in guest houses during the trek.

*(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) per day during the trek Drinks- (Tea & Coffiee only on breakfast).
*Fresh fruits after dinner.
*Qualified and experienced guide and porter services.(We will provide 1 porter for 2  trekkers and the maximum weight carried by porter is 25 Kg in total).
*Transportation, accommodation, meal allowance, equipment and insurance for trekking staffs.
*All the official paper work and all the applicable government taxes.

Departure Dates

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Duration 19 Days

Grade Moderate

Max-Altitude 5550m.

Trip Style

Country Nepal

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Lekhnath Marg, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: 977 01 4427245

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