• Everest Three Pass Trek -

    Everest Three Pass Trek -

  • Everest Three Pass Trek -

    Everest Three Pass Trek -

  • Everest Three Pass Trek -

    Everest Three Pass Trek -

  • Everest Three Pass Trek -

    Everest Three Pass Trek -

  • Everest Base camp  Trek

    Everest Base camp Trek

  • Tengbuche  Monastery

    Tengbuche Monastery

  • Everest Base camp 5300m

    Everest Base camp 5300m

  • himalaya

    himalaya

  • View of Himalaya

    View of Himalaya

EVEREST THREE PASS TREKE

Trip Overview

Trip Facts

  •    Country: Nepal
  •    Trip grade: Difficult
  •    Destination: Everest three pass trek
  •    Activities: Trekking And Cultural Tours
  •    Accommodation: Two Nights hotel in Kathmandu. Camp or lodge during the trek.
  •    Meals: Included
  •    Maximum altitude: 5500M
  •    Group size: 5-10
  •    Best Season: Best seasons are Autumn (September to November) and Spring (March to May)nd Spring (March to May)

It’s an adventurous trek in the Everest region with breath-taking views of the world’s highest and most impressive peaks. The trek takes you to the most beautiful viewpoints of Everest: Renjo La (5350m), Cho La (5420m), Kala Patthar (5500m) and offers exceptional views of the largest glacial complex in the world. This trip includes an optional ascent of Island Peak (+6000m)! The panoramas of the world’s highest mountain and the spectacular scenes will make the hard walks worthwhile. The region looks colorful with different species of plants. Snow leopard, musk deer, Himalayan black bear, and wild yak are found in the region. This region also has numerous species of birds and reptiles.  This adventure will also enables you to dive into the Sherpa culture of Khumbu and meet local people of charming villages and monasteries. It will be an unforgettable cultural immersion experience.

Like other treks in the Everest region, this trek starts from Lukla after a 35-minute mountain flight from Kathmandu. It takes at least 19 days but some extra rest days can be incorporated if desired.

Detail Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

Arrival in Kathmandu, we welcome you by our guide and transfer to your hotel. Depending on your arrival time, your guide can introduce you to the old streets of Kathmandu where you can enjoy the first glimpses of authentic life.

Accommodation: Hotel/Meal not included

Day 2: Flight Kathmandu-Lukla (2800m), trek to Phakding (2600m)

Our early morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla offers spectacular panoramic views of the eastern Himalayas: Langtrant, Gauri-Sankar, Numbur, Manglungtse, and finally Everest. It is a lovely 45 min flight to Lukla (2700m), where Sherpas are waiting for us with special equipment. Our trek begins with a short descent to the Dudh Koshi valley. From the village of Chaurikharka (2621m), the road runs north through the Sherpa villages where wheat, potatoes, corn, and vegetables are grown. We cross Dudh Koshi on a suspended wooden bridge.

Elevation: +50m/-250m/Walking: 3 hours /Accommodation: Lodge

Day 3: Phakding-Namche Bazaar (3440m)

It is a short but sure ascent to the capital of the Sherpa country. Namche Bazaar has the largest market in the Upper Khumbu region, a colorful location, and home to many Hindu and Tibetan people. On the way, you can enjoy fantastic views of Thamserku (6608 m), Everest (8d48m), and Lhotse (8511m)

Elevation: +1040m/-350m/Walking: 5-6 hours/Accommodation: Lodge

Day 4: Namche Bazaar

Enjoy a day at leisure in Namche, the most important city in this region. Numerous lodges and restaurants are found here at the starting point of the trek towards Everest. It is an ideal place to acclimatize to the high altitude before the trek begins. According to your desire, we can embark on a half-day hike to the height of Namche Bazar where the ancient monastery at Khumjung offers a chance to see a fascinating sacred relic kept under lock and key. Khumjung Village itself is also well worth a look as is the famous Hillary School. The stunning landscapes of mountain pastures and small and small well-ordered fields await. We can admire the sunset over the Ama Dablam, Nuptse, and Everest over Namache.

Hiking: 4 hours/Accommodation: Lodge

Day 5: Namche – Thame (3800m)

Descend down through the forest to the small village of Dramo. Then we climb up to Thame, the gateway to the Nangpa La valley. In Thame, we may be lucky enough to meet Apa Sherpa, the record holder of Everest climbs, with 21 successful summits to the date. In the late afternoon, we can climb up to the beautiful monastery above Thame.

Elevation: +690m/-350m/Walking: 4 hours/Accommodation: Lodge

Day 6: Thame – Sumdur (4800m) - Thame

For perfect acclimatization, today we climb Sumdur and discover a belvedere with striking panoramic views. We immerse ourselves in the secret valley of Nangpa La and can imagine the nearby border of Tibet. At the top, an incredible display awaits: Pasang Lamu Peak, Cho Oyu (8201m) and many +7000m mountains stand in front of our eyes. Return to the Lodge.

Elevation: +980m/-980m/Walking: 4 hours/Accommodation: Lodge

Day 7: Thame- Lungde (4400m)

We climb steadily to Lungde, at the foot of the Renjo La. We pass through pretty sheepfolds in valleys and enjoy beautiful views of the surrounding peaks. We cross Tibetans descending from Nangpa La to the market of Namche.

Elevation: +600m/-70m/Walking: 5 to 6 hours/Accommodation: Lodge

Day 8: Lungde – Renjo La (5350m) –Gokyo (4790m) A key day! 

 Its a long day, we start early morning. After 3 hours of steady climbing, we reach to very beautiful lakes in the middle of a spectacular mountain cirque. As we approach the pass, our route steepens. The views are breathtaking: 180° of summits from Cho Oyu to Taboche Peak, including Gyachung Kang, Pumori, Everest, Nuptse, Makalu, and Cholastse. A festival of alpine aesthetics! We descend quickly to Gokyo, the beautiful blue lake in a permanent line of sight.

Elevation: +80m/-640m/Walking: 7 hours/Accommodation: Lodge

Day 10:  Dragnag- Cho –La (5350m ) – Dzongla  (4840m)

Four-hour's climb to Cho La begins gently and becomes increasingly steep. A beautiful glacial atmosphere greets us at the pass at the foot to the summits of Lobuche. After 30 minutes of descent, we reach almost flat (often snowy area) with a phenomenal panorama from where we descent to Dzongla.

Elevation: +770m/-610m/Walking: 7 to 8 hours/Accommodation: Lodge

Day 11: Dzongla – Lobuche (4940 m)

A beautiful day with beautiful views! We descend to Chola Khola before climbing gently through pastoral lands at the foot of the Khumbu glacier.

Elevation: +220m/-140m/Walking: 3 hours/Accommodation: Lodge

Day 12: Lobuche – Kala Patthar (5545m) –Lobuche

We can climb up to Kala Patthar (5545 m) without technical mountaineering equipment. Fabulous views of Everest awaits, the fall of the Khumbu glaciers, the Pumori and Nuptse. We head back down to Lobuche.

Elevation: +620m/-620m/Walking: 8 hours/Accommodation: Lodge

Day 13: Lobuche – Dingboche –Chukhung (4730m)

Today we head down into the valley. The views of Ama Dablam and Thamserku are superb; perhaps we will be able to see all the way to Dingboche at the foot of the Ama Dablam. In route to the summit of Chukuhung (4730m), we see the unnamed peak of the Imja Khola and the Baruntse (7200m). Depending upon the motivation of the group and the snow condition, our guide can lead us up the trail which crosses Kongma La pass (5535m). The trail passes through many small lakes and offers magnificent views of Everest (+2 hours of Hiking).

Elevation +330n/-530m/Walking: 6 to 7 hours/Accommodation: Lodge

Day 14: Chukhung – Island Peak Base Camp (5100m)

Morning technical preparation session ready for the ascent of the Island Peak (Imja Tse). Skills include the use of crampons and ice axes, operation of a fixed rope, and self-locking handle (jumar)… After lunch, we climb towards Lhotse Shar glacier. We set up camp at the foot of the moraine (5100m) with a view of Baruntse (7220m). Those who do not climb will journey back to Chukung this afternoon ( 5 hours round trip).

Elevation: +240m/Walking: 4 hours/Accommodation: Lodge/ tent

Day 15: Base Camp- Island Peak  (6189m) –Chukhung

Those who do not climb Island Peak can summit the Chukung Ri (5546m) and enjoy panoramic views of Nuptse and Ama Dablam. From Chuking Ri, return to Chkhung and rejoin the team which climbed Island Peak (4 hours hiking). For those who climb, we go up a system of vires before taking foot on the glacier at 5800 meters. A magnificent route around crevasses leads us to the foot of the final slope which, depending on the snow conditions, can be directly climbed (45° slope) or bypassed to the left. The last 100m is done on a beautiful tapered ridge with the iconic pick of Ama Dablam in the ubiquitous backdrop. Return to Chukung, where we find the other participants.

 Please note: In case of bad weather, one more day will be dedicated to the ascent of the Island Peak. In this case, days 16 and 17 will merge into one long day of Walking.

Elevation: +1220m/-1460m/Hiking: 4 to 12 hours (details in the description)/Accommodation: Lodge

Day 16: Chukhung – Tengboche )3840 m)

Famous for its Buddhist monastery set in a grandiose setting, beautiful Tengboche offers fantastic views of Ama Dalam and her surroundings.

Elevation: +70m/-940m/Walking: 5 to 6 hours/Accommodation: Lodge

Day 17: Tengboche- Namche Bazar (344om)

The balcony trails between Tengboche and Namche displays magnificent views of the Everest valley. After breakfast, we take the path back down through rhododendron forests to Namche Bazar.

Elevation: 610m/-1020m/Walking: 4 hours/Accommodation: Lodge

Day 18: Namche Bazar – Lukla (2400m)

It is a relatively steep descend to the Dhudkosi river which we follow to Phakding, our lunch spot. We cross several traditional villages like Monjo, Jorsale, and Banker. We leave the high mountains and return to the verdant universe of the Nepalese mountains. Late afternoon we arrive in Lukla.

Elevation: 325m/-915m/Walking; 4 hours/Accommodation: Lodge

Day 19: Flight Lukla- Kathmandu

We take a return flight to Kathmandu in the morning. In clear weather, the views of the Himalayan Mountains are spectacular. Transfer to our hotel. After lunch, we visit Bhaktapur, a sumptuous pedestrian city located 15 km from Kathmandu: the most beautiful of the three imperial cities of the valley.

Accommodation: Hotel/Meals not included

Day 20: Free day in Kathmandu

Options:

Visit Pashupatinath: Hindu pilgrimage site of high importance on the bank of Bagmati River, considered holy, where cremations take place.

Visit Bouddhanath: an impressive Buddhist monument with Budda’s discerning eyes, surrounded by a multitude of monasteries.

Accommodation: Hotel/Farewell dinner

Day 21: End of stay

Breakfast is included at the hotel that you are staying in. As per your scheduled international flight, our office representatives/ guide will escort you to the airport. The company will be delighted to have your comment, suggestion as feedback after your safe journey back home.

The details in these programs are updated regularly but imponderables and unpredictable circumstances may result in inaccuracies. In order to provide the adventure which is best suited to your demands, the weather, and the operational conditions, changes to the program may be made.  For safety reasons, we reserve the right to interrupt your participation in this program at any time if your technical level or fitness is deemed unsuitable or if you are seen as a danger to yourself or to those around you. This will in no case give rights to refunds or compensation.

Cost Details

What is included?

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle

  • Good hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast

  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek

  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek

  • Farewell dinners.

  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary

  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)

  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle

  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary

  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)

  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)

  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation

  • soul himalaya trek  bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take

  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)

  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)

  • All government and local taxes

What is not included?

  • Personal equipment for trekking

  • Personal Insurance for travel to Nepal

  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu

  • Emergency Rescue evacuation

  • Personal expenses

  • Tipping (Tips) for guide & porter

  • Bar & Beverage bills

Gear list

UPER BODY LAYERS 


Walking  t-shirt  -2 merino wool, capilene or synthetic fabric over cotton t-shirt which is  quick dry.

Sleeping t-shirt -1 it is can be cotton 

Thermal base layers top -1mid weight long sleeved t-shirt of merino wool or polyester ,capilene or polartec power dry 

Insulating layers -1mid wight fleece that can be worm over other layers 

Fleece vest  optional -advisable for those who feel cold 

Rain jacket -1 essential 

Down jacket -1 essential its very  cold  up high or depend how high are you going.

LOWER BODY LAYERS


Underwear - enough for trek (notice you can wash along them along the way)

Hiking trousers -2 quick dry and light wight trousers no cotton but zip offs are good.

Sleeping trousers 1 light wight yoga style evening sleeping but no jeans.

Trekking shorts -1 if no zips off trousers . below the knee for ladies.

Rain pants -1 advisable 

Thermal long johns 1 for evening or sleeping.

PACKS&BAGS

Duffle bag pack 1 to store excess luggage in at hotel. but SHTT provides duffel bags for the duration of trek these are easier for the potters to cary.

Day pack with rain cover -1for cary your personal items during the treks eg  camera and chocolate water.

Sleeping bags -1 3season (4season oct-feb).

Compression stuff sack -1 for sleeping bags.

FOOTWEAR 


Trekking boots -1 must be well worm and  comfortable with ankle support.

Socks -3  good and worm enough 

Flip flops or camp shoes-1 light wight for evening use.

MISCELLANEOUS TIMES 


Water bottles -2 one or two liters nalgene or sig style or a bladder as you like.

Water purification drops -1 it is cheep and easy to buy in kathmandu (piyous).

Lip balm -1 with SPF factors.

Sunglass -1  essential good uv protection. 

Suncream we recommend SPF 30 greater. 

Bandana -1 this useful for a variety of purposes. 

Baseball head (cap) it is useful for sun during the hiking. 

Worm woolen head -1 it is very useful evening and morning when we hike above the 3500m.

Flash light or head torch -1head light is best as it leaves your hand free and extra batteries. 

Personal first aid kit -1 include any prescribed medication (should be your all personal medication).

Travel towel -1 light wight and compact. 

Wash kit -1 travel itms for the trek. 

Instant hand sanitizer -enough for trek and alcohol based for keeping your hand clean. 

Camera with charge and enough batteries for your treks 

Book or journal as you like. 

Pack of cadrs for evening fun. 

Trekking snacks enough for trekking and good selection available in kathmandu. 

Toilet roll and rubbish bag it is very important we don’t leave rubbish in mountain. 

Trekking poles optional advisable for anyone with knee issues.

Gloves worm enough. 

Nack wormer \Buff. 

A GREAT SENSE OF HUMOR AND ATTITUDE IT IS ESSENTIAL -DONT COME WITHOUT  IT NAMASTE .

 

All of above the equipment you can  get cheaply in kathmandu.If you have any queries please feel free to ask.

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