Everest Three Pass Trek
Everest three pass trek is one of the most complicated treks of Everest region which starts from Lukla and ends at the same place. The combination of three popular passes like Renjo La Pass, Chola Pass and Kongma La Pass is called Everest three pass trek and on this trek you can see most of the beautiful parts of Everest region along with highest passes. Gokyo Ri, Chola pass and Everest Kalapathar are the prime attractions of this trek.
Day 01: Kathmandu to Lukla flight and trek to Phakding(2640m)
Today we fly to Lukla which takes around 25 minutes. Lukla is the entrance point for this trek where we take short break for tea. Then we will continue the journey to Phakding which takes about 4 hours and stay overnight there.
Day 02: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3435m)
Phakding is a small village located at the bank of the Dhudkosi River where we can get sufficient loadges for staying. From here the trail continues to Chhumawa with the beautiful scenery of waterfalls along with the magnificent view of Thamserku himal then crosses a long expansion bridge and gets at Monju and Jorsale where we stop for Lunch. After that we cross thrice the Dudhkosi River and from the last expansion brides the trails ascend till Namche bazaar around 3 hours. If the weather is clear, you can see the Mt.Everest as well while ascending.It takes around 7 hours from Phakding to Namche Bazaar.
Day 03: At Namche for acclimatization
Today we spend whole day in Namche Bazaar for acclimatization. You can visit Sherpa museum and army camp to see the Everest view along with detail information for flora and fauna that can be found in this region. After that, we come back to the hotel and will spend the time by wandering around Namche Bazaar.
Day 05: Thame to Marunlung 4200m
From Thame, we slowly climb up and trek to Marlung. On the way to it, we can see the nice view of snow-capped mountain and and The way to Tibet called Nangpa La pass which is take the main way for trading between Nepal and Tibet. We stay overnight at a lodge.
Day 06: Marlung to Lunden 4300m
After having spent a night there, we continue our journey to Lunden which takes around 4/5 hours. Today we can see the same view like yesterday and along with more mountain view . At the end of the day, we will get to Lunden and spend a night there.
Day 07: Lungden to Renjo-la pass 5360m, and trek to Gokyo 4800m
This day is the hardest day due to Renjo La Pass 5360m. From here the trail gently climbs up and crosses the high pass called Renjo La Pass. You can see good view of montains from the top. After that we descend down and finally arrive at Gokyo lake where we spend a night at lodge.
Day 08: Rest day at Gokyo
You have full day free today and if you want, you can explore the glacier and round Gokyo Lake and take rest and enjoy.
Day 09: Gokyo Ri and back to Tangna
You can trek to Gokyo Peak which start early in the morning. The summit offers the extravagant vista of Cho You, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu. While climbing down you can enjoy the view of Gokyo Lake. Overnight at teahouse.
Day 10: Tangna to Dzongla (5330m)
Initially walk downhill to reach Thangna village and have tea or coffee. The trail here from here goes directly to Cho La Pass at (5414m). Cross Cho La and walk down hill to Dzongla village. Today might be the difficult day in trekking. Overnight at teahouse.
Day 11: Dzongla to Lobuche (4990m)
After having morning breakfast you will start your trek to Lobuche. On the way you can witness Dzongla Lake, Ama Dablam and Thamserku. Overnight at teahouse.
Day 12: Lobuche to Gorakshep (5180m)
Following the rocky moraine path and watching icy glacial pond and icebergs below the Khumbu glacier a short downhill walk after the last rocky moraine dunes bring us to Gorakshep. Gorakshep is located below Kala Patthar (5545m) and Mt Pumori.
Day 13: Gorakshep to Lobuche (4250m)
Early in the morning climb Kala Patthar and enjoy the spectacular view of sun rising. From Kala Patthar one can see Mt Everest, Mt Pumori, Lingtren, Khumbtse, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku along with many other. Climb downhill have lunch and trek to Pheruche. Pheruche is a small town where all the facilities of communication are available. Here we can find Himalayan Presque Association Aid.
Day 14: Lobucheto Kongma-La 5535m Pass and trek down to Chhukung 4730m
From Lobuche, we trek to Kongma La pass 5535m. There is no any lodge on the way to it and you have to take pack lunch. After Kongma La pass, we will descend down to Chhukung which takes around 10 hours and stay overnight at a lodge.
Day 15: Chhukung to Tyangboche 3860m
Today, we will continue our journey back to Tyangbuche which takes around 5/6 hours. On the way to Tyangboche, you can see the wonderful scenery of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Amadaplam and the khumbu valley. We stay a night at Tyangboche at lodge.
Day 16: Tengboche to Namche Bazaar (3535m)
First part of the trail directly goes through Rhododendron forest and pine forest to Fungethaga. The trail slightly goes uphill to Namche via Trashinga and Sanasa village. Great view of the Khumbu Himalaya from village of Sanasa
Day 17: Namche to Phakding
Namche is the beautiful city of Everest region from where we descend down to Monju and cross the Dudhkoshi River and gets at Phakding where we spend a night.
Day 18: Phakding to Lukla
This is the last day of your trek. We return back to Lukla with great pleasure to celebrate the final day at Lookla. By the evernig we all will get together and celebrate the last day with your innocent porters and guide and stay overnight there.
Day 19: Lukla to Kathmandu
We say good bye to our innocent porters and then fly back to Kathmandu which take around 35 minutes.
Day 20: Free in Kathmandu
You have whole day free. On this day you can do shopping and prepare for your final departure.
Day 21: Departure transfer to Airport
We will drop you to the airport for your final departure.
What is Included in the Cost
Arrival and departure transportation, Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu flight tickets, 3 nights hotel in Acme Guest House with breakfast, Tims card and Permits, one guide, porters, their foods and insurance, in trekking your accommodation, food (breakfast, lunch and dinner) etc.
What is Excluded in the Cost
Personal insurance, rescue flight, personal expenses such as bar bills, tips, any loss arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as accidents, road blocks, landslides, strikes etc.