Overview of the Three Passes Trek

The Everest region is one of the world’s most popular and spectacular trekking destinations worldwide. Himalayan Treks specialises in trekking in Nepal. This outstanding trek covers the four main valleys in the Khumbu region, hikes up three peaks and crosses three high passes.

This is a lengthy and difficult trek and you must be fit and healthy upon arrival in Kathmandu. You must be mentally strong too.

Highlights of the Three Passes Trek

The highlights are the scenic flight to Lukla, the crossing of Renjo La, Cho La and Khangma La passes; the ascent to Gokyo Ri, Kala Patthar and Chhukung Ri peaks; and the Base Camp experience.

What can you do before or after your Three Passes Trek

We at Himalayan Treks allow full customisation for our customers, which is why we also have add-ons and trip extensions which can be perused by interested trekkers. Some popular trip extensions availed by our clients include a day or more exploring the historic sites of KathmanduBhaktapur or why not pay a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Chitwan National Park. However, if you are looking for another experience altogether, we can recommend the Annapurna Circuit trek or the Manaslu Circuit trek.


Arrival in Kathmandu

Flight to Lukla (2,840m) and hike to Monjo (2,835m)


Monjo to Namche bazaar (3,440m)

Namche Bazaar – Acclimatisation day

Namche Bazzar to Thame (3,844m)

Thame to Lungden (4,380m)

Lungden to Gokyo (4,750m) via Renjo La pass (5,388m)

Gokyo to Gokyo Ri (5,483m)

Gokyo to Tragnag (4,690m)

Tragnag to Dzongla (4,830m) via Cho La pass (5,420m)

Dzongla to Lobuche (4,928m)

Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5,364m) and trek to Gorak Shep (5,164m)

Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar and back to Lobuche (4,928m)

Lobuche to Chhukung (4,750m) via Khongma La pass (5,535m)

Chhukung to Chhukung Ri (5,550m) and trek to Dingboche (4,360m)

Dingboche to Kyangjuma (3,664m)

Kyangjuma to Phakding (2,656m)

Phakding to Lukla (2,840m)

Flight Lukla to Kathmandu

Kathmandu – Free day

International departure


Trip Date Availability Price Book
April 7, 2019 - April 27, 2019 Available CONTACT US Enquiry
April 18, 2019 - May 8, 2019 Available CONTACT US Enquiry
October 5, 2019 - October 25, 2019 Available CONTACT US Enquiry
October 19, 2019 - November 11, 2019 Available CONTACT US Enquiry

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