About 18 Days Everest 3 pass Trek

Everest High Passes Trek is an exhilarating adventure in the Himalayas of Nepal within 18 days trek planed by our agency TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE which includes trekking on popular Everest trails while also discovering unique gems of the Khumbu region. On our trekking adventure, we cross three high passes in the Everest region - Kongma La Pass (5,535/18,159ft), Cho La Pass (5420m/17,782ft) and Renjo La Pass (5,340m/17,520ft) and set foot on the Everest base camp, climb Kala Patthar and Gokyo Ri; and tour Gokyo Lakes. This route also introduces trekkers to the remote and untouched Nangpa La Valley, the Sherpa village of Marlung and the monastery village of Thame.

Everest High Passes Trek is an ideal choice for a true adventure seeker looking for a challenging trek in the Everest region of Nepal which also involves crossing high mountain passes starting the trek with flight to lukla with the amazing views of mountains and the rice terrace farming and ending this 18 days of journey with our agent of TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE agency in Kathmandu.

Trip Highlights

  • You will fly over 25 minutes flight to Tenzing Hillary Airport Lukla.
  • You will have chilling view of Kande Hiuchuli (6627 m), Tamserku (6623 m) mountain on first phase of trekking.
  • Permit check post will be before Namche Bazar at Jorsalle.
  • Real Life of Sherpa and explore Buddhist community.
  • You will visit Khumjung village on acclimatization day and explore different Monasteries.
  • Khongmala pass (5535 m) will be the 1st pass among 3 pass Everest.
  • You will go to the Everest Base Camp for day hiking & comeback to Gorakshep.
  • As second pass Chola pass (5420 m) day will be little larger hiking day.
  • From Gokyo ri you will see 5 eight thousand meter Himalayan. 
  • Enjoying the Panoramic view of Gokyo lake you will pass the last pass (5360 m) renjola.
  • Lifetime Experience in Mt. Everest region with beautiful Mt. Glaciers & Sherpas life style.

Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1300m/4264ft)

Our airport representative will be in Kathmandu international airport with your Name card or "Top of the World Adventure" agency name card. Confirm your arrival you will drive from airport to Kathmandu Hotel. After Check in, you will be fresh up and you will go to visit agency office to collect flights tickets and other information. If you have missed to bring any trekking equipment then you can buy just next to hotel. You will have welcome dinner in the night and prepared drop back to the hotel and overnight at Kathmandu hotel.

  • Meals: Dinner
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300

Today you will start your 13 days trek with a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,827 m). In the morning parallel to the huge Himalayan adjacent to Nepal and China. If you are not taking guide from kathmandu and like to take from Lukla airport, your guide will be there in airport showing your name. After 40 minutes, we will be landed in a runway. Then you will walk down to the Dudh Kosi River, where you connect with the main path to Namche Bazaar. After moving all the way through the small area of Ghat (2550 m), you will soon arrive at our teahouse at Phakding.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 2640

You will start your trekking from Phakding and walk across the river to trek all the way through the area of rhododendron. Then you go crossways to the Dudh Kosi at Benkar and take pleasure from the scenes of snow-topped mountains Kusum Kanguru (6,369 m.), Thamserku (6,623 m.) and so on. Along the way you will have your permits check at Jorshelle. Then trekking becomes fairly difficult and includes a perpendicular climb to Namche Bazaar. After crossing one of the suspension bridges above the river, you will ascend to Namche Bazaar. Overnight at hotel in Namche Bazaar.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Namche Bazar
  • Altitude: 3435

Today you may rest or hike through the village of Khunde and Khumjung. Khumjung is the largest village of Khumbu region. After having lunch you will hike back to Namche Bazaar.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Namche Bazar
  • Altitude: 3440

Trek starts after breakfast in Namche and trails follows colorful prayer flags, with several shorten and Mani stones from Namche Gompa. The guide of TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE will take you to Thame which is a small monastery village, situated at the altitude of 3825m and the birth place of tenzing Norgay Sherpa first man to reach Everest summit with Edmund Hillary.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Thame
  • Altitude: 3825

After morning breakfast trail leads us to Lumde village which is the 6th day of 18 days of trek in Nepal, the village of Lumde is only one settlement before cross Renjola pass. Keep continue your journey up to Lumde village. Overnight at Lumde.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Lumde
  • Altitude: 4369

After having breakfast in Lungden. Trail slightly leads to Renjola pass 5360 m. Renjola pass is one of the easiest  pass in the Khumbu Himalaya compare to others pass Chola and Kongmala. Renjola pass is the third pass among 3 pass Everest trekking. Whole trail is zigzag with sandy ridges, until  Gokyo lakes.  Overnight at Teahouse Lodge.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Gokyo
  • Altitude: 5335

TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE guide will lead the trek to Gokyo Ri (5347m) which start early in the morning. The summit offers the extravagant vista of Cho You, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and many more. While climbing down you can enjoy the view of Gokyo Lake. Overnight at Dragnag 4700m  teahouse.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Gokyo
  • Altitude: 5347

Initially walk downhill to reach Thangna village and we will have tea or coffee. The trail from here goes directly to Cho La Pass at (5420 m). Cho La pass is the second pass among the 3 pass trekking in Everest trekking. You will walk down hill to Dzongla village. Today might be the difficult day in trekking,the half journey of 18 days of trek in Nepal. Overnight at teahouse.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Dzongla
  • Altitude: 4830

After having morning breakfast you will start our trek to Lobuche by crossing Cho-La (4665 m). On the way we will witness Dzongla Lake, Ama Dablam and Thamserku himalaya. Overnight at teahouse.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Lobuche
  • Altitude: 4910

This day you will start trek from Lobuche 4910m towards Gorakshep 5140 m, where you can find the nearest teahouse from EBC. You will get Gorakshep about lunch time. After having lunch, guide of ‘Top Of The World Adventure’ will lead you up to Everest Base Camp (5364 m), then return to Gorakshep for staying overnight. There are no teahouses in Everest Base Camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea house
  • Place: Gorakshep
  • Altitude: 5110

Early morning, you will hike to the top of Kalapathar at 5,545 meters, this will be at the highest spot of the adventure (5545 m), offering incredible views of mountains with Mt. Everest at closest. After a great moment, you will return to Gorakshep for breakfast and continue trek to Lobuche, and  overnight at Teahouse lodge.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Lobuche
  • Altitude: 4910

13th day of 18 days of trekking in Nepal starts with breakfast in Lobuche, trail slightly turns to Khumbu Glacier to cross Khongmala pass (5535 m). Khongmala pass is the first pass among 3 pass everest trekking. The route leads for another absolute wilderness away from the main trekking area, the trek follows the upper moraine. We walk carefully to climb and cross the glacier and reach nearby the Nuptse wall. Steady climb toward the Kongmala pass 5535 meters the highest pass on our trip, the walk leads higher up and then descending towards the glacier pong and the walk leads to the Chukung village. Overnight at Chukung.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Chukung
  • Altitude: 4410

After breakfast in Dingboche trail TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE guide leads you through villages, Buddhists monasteries, bridges and some waterfall, Rhododendron forest to arrive Tengboche (3890m) via Orsho, Somare, Pangboche and Debouche.  Overnight at Tea house.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Tengboche
  • Altitude: 3860

First part of the trail directly goes through Rhododendron forest and pine forest to Fungethaga. The trail slightly goes uphill to Namche via Trashing and Sanasa village. Great view of the journey of 18 days of trekking in Nepal of Khumbu Himalaya from village of Sanasa. You will trek to Monjo and overnight at Teahouse Lodge.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Namche Bazar
  • Altitude: 2835

The trail steeply goes down through Rhododendron and Pine forest to Phakding, it will take about five hours  to Lukla via, banker, Phakding, Ghats Khola, Chaurikharka, Chheplung and arrival in Lukla. Overnight at Teahouse Lodge of Lukla.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Lukla
  • Altitude: 2850

Last day of 18 days of trekking in Nepal starts with early morning joyful flight from Lukla to Kathmandu and transfer your Hotel. During the day you will have rest after long journey in the Khumbu Himalaya and Evening fare well dinner with Nepali Cultural Show.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300

Today, last day of Trekking in Nepal of Top of the World Adventure, and here you are done with our 18 days of journey in Nepal. And then as per your flight timings our staff of TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE transfer you to Kathmandu airport for your international departure homeward bound or to your next port of call.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300

Cost Details

Cost Includes

  • Arrival and departure by private vehicle
  • Kathmandu hotel with Breakfast
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight fares
  • All necessary permits (Local & National Park)
  • Trekking guide (Food, accommodation, salary, insurance)
  • Teahouse Accomodation in Mountain
  • All meals (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • First aid tool box

Cost Excludes:

  • Bar bills
  • Visa fee
  • International flight fare
  • Travels insurance
  • Trekking equipment 
  • Tips