Everest Three Passes Trek (5,420m)

Everest three high passes trek is one of the beautiful trekking routes in Nepal. This trek allows you to discover the best of Everest Region. If you love to be around the high mountains during a trek, then this trek should be in your trekking list.


Highlights of Everest Three High Passes Trek:


  • – The crossing of three beautiful high passes above 5000m- Renjo La Pass (5340m), Cho La Pass (5420m) and Kongma La Pass (5535m)
  • – Visiting the famous Gokyo Lake
  • – Possibilities of different side trips during the trek
  • – Hike up to Sumdur Peak (4960m) for acclimatization from Thame.
  • – The side trip to Gokyo Ri (5360m) and the possibility to go the fifth lake of Gokyo & Cho Oyu Base Camp
  • – Hike up to the viewpoint of Kalapathar (5550m)
  • – The side trip to Chhukung Ri for wonderful panoramic views over 8,000m massifs.

Everest Three High Passes Trek or Everest Base Camp trek?
If it is your first trek in Nepal and you have any never trekked before above 4000m, then it is recommended to do the Everest Base camp trek.

If you are physically fit, have already trekked in high altitude and are capable to walk 6-7 hours a day, I recommend you to do Everest three high passes trek rather than just a classic Everest base camp. This trek will allow you to know about the main and beautiful trekking routes in the Everest region.


How difficult is Everest high passes trek?
This is a bit difficult than Everest Base camp trek. But nothing to worry, if you have an earlier high altitude trekking experience and are physically fit, this trek can be attempted. The trails aren’t rough. You might need to use crampons during the descent from Cho La Pass.

During this trek, you will cross three passes above 5000m (Renjo La, Cho La and Khongma La Pass) and will be walking around 6-7 hours on average.


It is obvious that you might have doubts about altitude for Everest three high passes trek. Our program and with possibilities of different side trips allow you to perfectly acclimatise before crossing the passes over 5000m.


  • – In Namche Bazaar, we will visit the Khumjung village in the afternoon for the acclimatisation.
  • – Similarly, we have chosen to stay one more day in Thame instead of Namche, because there are many possibilities of doing a perfect side trip around Thame and of course, its a beautiful small village. Sumdur Peak or hike around Thame will help you a lot to acclimatise.
  • – We do have a couple of days in the program, where we will walk for 3-4 hours. This allows your body to rest and slowly acclimatise to the altitude.
  • – Our side trip to Gokyo Ri (5360m) or Cho Oyu Base Camp (5200m) will be a great advantage during our Everest three high passes trek.






Maximum Altitude:5,420 meters
Best Season:Spring & Winter
Trip Grade:Moderate
Group Size:1 – 15 people
Duration:18 Days


  • All ground transportation and domestic flights mentioned in the program
  • All government, Permits and taxes
  • English speaking guide and porters
  • Lodge and all meals during the trek (B.L.D)
  • Twin sharing/3 star category hotel (B.B plan)
  • Insurance for Nepalese guide & porters
  • Welcome & Farwell Dinner


  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal Trekking Gears, Equipment
  • Personal Insurance
  • Personal Expenses and tips
  • All alcoholic/ non Alcoholic Beverages
  • Emergency Rescue Evacuation
  • Entry fees in the monasteries during the trek and monuments in Kathmandu


Itenary to Everest Three Passes Trek as follows:


Day 1: Arrival Kathmandu

You will be met on arrival at Kathmandu airport and driven back to the hotel.


Day 2: Fly to Lukla (2,850m), Trek to Monjo (2835m)


Day 3: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,445m)


Day 4: Trek to Thame (3820m)


Day 5: Rest day Thame


Day 6: Trek to Lumden (4450m)


Day 7: Trek to Gokyo (4750m) Via Renjo-la Pass (53040)


Day 8: Trek to Gokyo Ri (5330m) & Back to Dragnag


Day 9: Trek to Dzongla (4200m) Via Cho-La Pass (5300m)


Day 10: Trek to Lobuche (4940)


Day 11: Trek Lobuche-Gorakshep (5164m)-Kalapahar (5550m)


Day 12: Trek to Chukung (4730m) via Khongma-la Pass (5530m)


Day 13: Trek to chukung Ri (5400m) descend to Pangboche (3930m)


Day 14: Trek Pangboche-Namche Bazaar-monjo


Day 15: Trek Monjo-Lukla


Day 16: Flight Kathmandu & leisure day


Day 17: Kathmandu


Day 18: Departure

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