Everest Three Pass Trekking

19 Days

Everest Three Pass Trekking is highly adventurous trekking that makes your nerve wondering to get success through the steep route. The high passes in the 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 make 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 Trekking offers 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.

Highlights of Everest Three Pass Trekking

  • Trek to the base of the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest at 5,364m.
  • Namche Bazar is the gateway to entry Everest Base Camp, Gokyo Valley, and Thame Valley
  • Exploring Sherpa traditional villages enriched with Buddhist culture and customs.
  • Visiting old heritage and interesting monasteries in the backdrop of some of the worlds.
  • 4 More than 8000m. the highest mountain like Mt. Makalu, Mt. Everest. Mt. Lhotse and Mt, Cho you can be seen.
  • Renjo La pass is most beautiful pass to see panorama view of the mountain and Gokyo Valley
  • Most spectacular high peaks, beautiful alpine rhododendrons, and pine forests and Some Wild Animals, Birds, and Butterflies as well as the barren Khumbu icefall glaciers.
  • Experiencing panoramic views of high mountains while spending your nights in the warmth and comfort of clean scenic lodges and, the well known Sherpa hospitality.


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)

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)

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).

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.

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.

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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)

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).

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).

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).

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)

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)

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).

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.

Cost Includes

  • 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 Excludes

  • 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.


Reliance Trekking will provide duffle bag during the trek. It needs to be returned after the trek

  • You need to bring your sleeping bag for the night
  • A wind and waterproof thin layered jacket (Must have for morning and evening above 3,000m)
  • Daypack
  • Upper Body- Head / Ears / Eyes
  • A pair of half gloves
  • The warmer hat that covers the ears
  • Sunglasses
  • Neck warmer
  • Sunscreen (35 to 60 SPF)
  • Headlamp and an extra set of batteries
  • Hand
  • A pair of half gloves for walking poles(if you prefer)
  • Warmer shell gloves and liner
  • Center Body
  • Down jacket
  • long sleeve t-shirts
  • Thermal Tops
  • wool Jackets or pullover
  • Artificial sports bras for (Women and girls)
  • Water and windproof shell jacket
  • Lower Body
  • Thermal underwear (especially trousers)
  • windproof and waterproof trousers
  • warmer trouser
  • Comfortable trekking pants
  • Extra casual sport pants
  • Feet
  • A pair of good waterproof trekking boots
  • Pair of sandals
  • 4-5 pairs of woolen socks
  • Socks liner
  • Light shoes and sneaker
  • First Aid Kits and Medicines
  • Assorted Adhesive Bandages (fabric preferred)
  • Blister treatment
  • Insect testing / anti-itch treatment
  • Ibuprofen / other pain-relief medication
  • Diamox (125mg to 250mg tablets for altitude sickness)
  • Warps, splints, and wound coverings butterfly bandage
    Water purifying pills

(Note our company guide will carry the medicines and first aid kits during the trek. However, we recommend better to bring your personal first-aid kit as well)
Miscellaneous, but must useable

  • 4 pic passport sizes with original passport
  • Water bottle & filter
  • Flight details (please make a copy and leave one pic at our office in KTM because of if you want to change your flight date)
  • Bathroom kit (conform, should be included Toilet papers put on the plastic bag, hand wipes, towel, and soap, etc.)
  • Extra things
  • Comfortable trekking poles
  • Best energy dry foods (up to you)
  • Power Bank and music players
  • Camera (Memory card, chargers, and extra batteries)

Trekking equipment

The Following information will give you some idea about what you need to bring for the trek as the backpack for the hiking in Nepal and the gear play a vital role for the successful trip and we suggest you to have all the necessary gear for the trip and not to have unnecessary equipment/things that you will not be using for the trip and list of the gear you need for the trek are:

  1. Good down Sleeping bag (Optional/You need to bring your own but if you do not have on your own and it is to be chargeable during the trek.
  2. Duffel or Rucksack bag to keep your all the gear and this will be carried by the porters.
  3. Daypack bag for yourself
  4. A down Jacket
  5. Shade hat
  6. Warm wool hat to cover your ears
  7. A pair of lightweight warm gloves.
  8. T-shirts 2- 3 pieces
  9. Lightweight thermal tops.
  10. Fleece jacket.
  11. Fleece Wind-proved jacket (optional).
  12. A pair’s nylon hiking shorts which are quick drying one
  13. Underwear
  14. Two pairs of lightweight long underwear.
  15. Two pairs trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees so they double as shorts
  16. Four pairs of liner warm socks
  17. A pair of light to medium weight waterproof hiking/trekking boots.
  18. A pair of light trekking shoes for camp/lodges
  19. A pair sandal (Optional)
  20. A water bottle.
  21. Head/Torch Light.

Medicines and First Aid Kits

  1. Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude-related headaches like DMX.
  2. Ibuprofen for general aches and pains.
  3. Imodium or Peptone besom, Flexon capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea.
  4. Diamox 125 or 250mg or 400mg tablets for altitude sickness.
  5. 1 small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as moleskin, band-aids, some waterproof tape, anti-infection ointments, etc. Reliance Trekking company’s team also provide first aid kits)

Miscellaneous but Important

  1. Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies)
  2. Durable wallet/pouch for travel documents, money & passport.
  3. Lip care (Balm) At least SPF 20, 2 sticks.
  4. Sun’s cream with SPF 40 is recommended
  5. Pocket knife.
  6. Water purification Iodine tablets
  7. Toiletry kits and be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.

Note Regarding Itineraries
Although we generally adhere to the schedule, the itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control, including weather and terrain conditions, suitable campsite availability, and the group’s general fitness level. It is important to understand that our trek is logistically complex and it is not unusual that adjustments be made. Our guide will orient you each evening to the following day’s plan and their good judgment is the key to the long history of successful treks that Reliance Trekking Pvt. Ltd.  Please remember that our ability to make adjustments as needed helps to ensure that your trek is safe and successful. Your safety is paramount.

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Everest Three Pass Trekking
From $2,150
/ Adult
  • Everest Three Pass Trekking
  • Mar-Jun, Sep-Dec
  • By Vehicle/By Plane
  • Tea House
  • Hard
  • 5550m
  • 19 Days 18 Nights