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Everest Three Passes Trek - 20 Days

Everest Three Passes Trek

Everest is the world’s highest peak. To take more adventure in travel most of the travelers want to do an Everest three Passes Trek. The Three passes trek includes 3 highest passes; Cho La (5,380m), Kongma La (5,535m) and Renjo La (5,388m) pass. If you pass all three passes at the same time this is called Everest three passes trek. You can do all it separately or be making combine to each other passes.

Everest three passes trek is the perfect trekking package for the adventure dreamer who wants to pass the high passes of the mountains. With the full of adventure, get chance to see the stunning views of mountains, the clear-blue water lake of Gokyo valley,  Everest base camp, enjoy the amazing view of the sunrise from Mount Everest. On the way to trek, Everest can get a chance to see the beautiful hills with mind-blowing rhododendron forest, pine forest crossing through many streams and rivers.

Our standard 20 days trekking starts from Lukla after the short 30 minutes flights from Kathmandu. After reaching Lukla start hike toward Namche Bazar through Phakding. Similarly, we cross Chhukung, Lobuche, Kongma La Pass, Gorakshep, base camp, Dzongla, Cho La Pass, Gokyo, Marlung and the last pass – the Renjo La Pass. Then the trek will complete after reaching Namche to Lukla.

Elite Treks is the one trekking and tour operator in Kathmandu, Nepal. We are the group of expert, qualified, skilled member working to provide you the best services. If you feel uncomfortable with this itinerary, remember us to customize the program.

Everest Three Passes Trek Itinerary

  1. Arrival in Kathmandu
  2. Sightseeing in Kathmandu
  3. Flight to Lukla/ Trek to Phakding
  4. Phakding to Namche Bazar
  5. At Namche Bazar
  6. Namche Bazar to Tengboche
  7. Tengboche to Dingboche
  8. At Dingboche
  9. Dingboche to Chhukung
  10. Chhukung to Lobuche via Kongma La Pass
  11. Lobuche to Gorakshep and Everest Base Camp
  12. Gorakshep to Kalapatthar and Lobuche
  13. Lobuche to Dzongla
  14. Dzongla to Gokyo via Cho La Pass
  15. At Gokyo
  16. Gokyo to Marlung via Renjo La Pass
  17. Marlung to Namche Bazar
  18. Namche Bazar to Lukla
  19. Flight to Kathmandu
  20. Departure

Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park

Most of the trekking routes of Everest region are inside the Sagarmatha national park. National Park is spread 1,148 square KM in Himalayan of the Khumbu region of Nepal. This national park is established in 1976 and listed on UNESCO world heritage site in 1979 AD. This park consists the world’s highest peak of the world Mount Everest (8848 meters).

Sherpa people and their culture

Everest is mainly famous for Sherpa’s culture and traditions. About 300-400 years back, they are migrated from Kham region of Tibet and started living in Everest region of Nepal till now. Most of the Sherpa people work in mountaineering and expedition, they are known as the ethnic group. They speak their own language. During the Everest region trekking, we will visit the Sherpa village there.

Flora and Fauna

Almost in Nepal, we can find varieties of Flore and Fauna. Similarly, the Everest region is also rich in flora and fauna. Birch, Jupiter pines, firs, bamboo, and rhododendron are found in the lower zone while all vegetation of dwarf and shrubs are found in the upper zone of Everest region. 118 species of birds including Himalayan monal, and rare mammals including musk deer, snow leopard, Himalayan black bear and red panda use to taking shelter in this region.

Tengboche Monastery

This is the famous Tibetan Buddhist monastery and also called as Dwa Choling Gompa located in Tengboche village. It was built 1916 by Lama Gulu. We can see the best eye-catching views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse and other mountains.

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Everest Three Passes Trek FAQS

What are the main three passes of Everest 3 passes trek?

Everest three passes trek is the long trek in the Everest region. It takes a minimum of 19 days to complete the trek. Cho La (5,380m), Kongma La (5,535m) and Renjo La (5,388m) pass are the main three passes of the trek.

How hard is three high passes trek?

It is the very challenging trek in the Everest region trek. The max elevation while doing this trek is 5545 meters high from sea level. We have to pass the 3 high passes so it is the hardest trekking.

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Trip Facts

  • Bus | Car | Plane
  • Above 2
  • 5545
  • Hiking | Trekking
  • Hard

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a visa to enter Nepal?

All foreigners, except Indian citizens, need visas to enter Nepal. Visa can obtain from the Nepalese embassy. To get the Nepal visa you need the valid passport, two passport size photo, and visa fee.


Can I get Nepal visa on arrival?

Of course, you can easily get the Nepal visa on arrival on Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. Visa for tourist with multiple entries for 3o days cost $40 or equal to other currency. You can add more visa date on request at Airport or from Nepal immigration.

Visa Information: Visa Valid for Fee 15 days US$ 25 30 days US$ 40 90 days US$ 100


Is a guide necessary to trek in Nepal?

Yes, a guide is necessary to trek in Nepal. The trekking trials are crossing through the wilderness, remote countryside, and high elevation in the Mountains. The guide is not needed to make your trip safer but also to make your trip more enjoyable as well as adventurous. Trekking and tours guides have their guide license and also they expert as well as gain the experience by doing the task in the same field less or more than 10 years.

How difficult is trekking in Nepal?

Trekking in Nepal is the best adventure activity in Nepal. Trekking difficulty depends on the particular trekking route and region.

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