Everest Three high pass trek Itinerary



Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Arrive in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. You’ll be picked up from the airport and transferred to your hotel. Spend the day resting and preparing for the trek. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2: Kathmandu to Lukla, then trek to Phakding (2,610 meters). 3 hours.

Take an early morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, a small mountain airstrip. From Lukla, start your trek and descend towards Phakding. Enjoy the scenic views and get accustomed to the trekking rhythm. Overnight in Phakding.

Day 3: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 meters) 5 hours.

Cross several suspension bridges and follow the Dudh Koshi River. Trek through beautiful forests and reach the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park. Ascend further to Namche Bazaar, a bustling Sherpa town. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Day 4: Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar

Spend a day acclimatizing in Namche Bazaar. You can explore the town, visit the Sherpa Culture Museum, or hike up to the Everest View Hotel for panoramic views of Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Day 5: Namche Bazaar to Thame (3,820 meters) 4-5 hours.

Leave Namche Bazaar and trek towards Thame. The trail offers stunning views of the Himalayan peaks and passes through traditional Sherpa villages. Thame is a beautiful village with a famous monastery and a peaceful atmosphere. Overnight in Thame.

Day 6: Thame to Lungden (4,700 meters) 6-7 hurs.

Leave Thame and head towards Renjo Lungden. The trail gradually ascends through yak pastures and glacial valleys. Enjoy breathtaking views of Cho Oyu and other snow-capped peaks along the way. Overnight at Lungden.

Day 7: Cross Renjo La Pass (5,360 meters), then trek to Gokyo Lakes (4,790 meters). 6 hours.

Start early in the morning and ascend to Renjo La Pass. From the top, you’ll be rewarded with panoramic views of Everest, Makalu, and other peaks. Descend to the stunning Gokyo Lakes, a series of six beautiful turquoise lakes. Overnight in Gokyo.

Day 8: Hike to Gokyo Ri (5,357 meters), then trek to Thagnak (4,700 meters). 6 hrs.

Climb Gokyo Ri for a magnificent sunrise view over the Everest region. Descend back to Gokyo and continue trekking toward Thagnak. The trail takes you along the Ngozumpa Glacier, the largest glacier in Nepal. Overnight in Thagnak.

Day 9: Cross Cho La Pass (5,420 meters), then trek to Dzongla (4,830 meters). 6-7 hours

Today is a challenging day as you cross Cho La Pass. The pass is steep and icy, requiring careful navigation. From the pass, descend to Dzongla, a small settlement with stunning mountain vistas. Overnight in Dzongla.

Day 10: Dzongla to Lobuche (4,910 meters). 3 hours.

Continue trekking along the main Everest Base Camp trail towards Lobuche. The trail offers breathtaking views of the Khumbu Glacier and several iconic peaks. Overnight in Lobuche.

Day 11: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,164 meters), then hike to Everest Base Camp (5,364 meters). 6 hours.

Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep, the last settlement before Everest Base Camp. After a short break, hike to Everest Base Camp, the starting point for mountaineering expeditions. Enjoy the close-up views of the Khumbu Icefall and surrounding peaks. Return to Gorak Shep overnight.

Day 12: Hike to Kala Patthar (5,545 meters), then trek to Lobuche). 6 hours.

Early morning hike to Kala Patthar, the highest point of the trek, for a stunning sunrise view over Mount Everest. Descend to Gorak Shep and continue back to Lobuche, Overnight in Dingboche.

Day 13: Lobuche to Chhukung via Kongma La pass (5,535 Meters) 6-7 hours.

Corrosing to Kongma La pass is a long day about 7-8-hours walking. After Kongma La pass descend to Chhukung Valley with a view of Amadablam, Island Peak, and other mountain views.

Day 14: Chhukung to Tengboche (3,800 Meters). 5-6 hours

From Dingboche to Tengboche easy day and you will see the biggest monastery in your Khumbu trek. Overnight at Tengboche.

Day 15: Tengboche to Namche Bazaar (3,440 meters). 5 hours.

Descend from Tengboche and retrace your steps back to Namche Bazaar. Enjoy the familiar trails and bid farewell to the mountains as you descend. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Day 16: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,840 meters). 7 hours.

Continue your descent from Namche Bazaar and reach Lukla. Celebrate the completion of your trek with your guide and fellow trekkers. Overnight in Lukla.

Day 17: Lukla to Kathmandu 35 Minutes flight.

Take an early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu. Rest and relax, or explore the city’s vibrant streets and markets. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 18: Kathmandu Safty Day

It is your safety day and you can visit Kathmandu city or you can rest in Kathmandu up to you in Kathmandu hotel its include breakfast service.

Day 19: Departure from Kathmandu

Your Everest Three Passes Trek via Thame comes to an end. You’ll be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. Say goodbye to Nepal with unforgettable memories of the Himalayas.

The Everest Three Passes Trek is a challenging and adventurous trek in the Everest region of Nepal. It takes you through three high mountain passes: Kongma La Pass (5,535 meters), Cho La Pass (5,420 meters), and Renjo La Pass (5,360 meters). This itinerary includes a detour to the village of Thame, which is off the main trekking route but offers a unique cultural experience. Here’s a detailed itinerary for the Everest Three Passes Trek via Thame:

Please note that this itinerary is a general guideline and can be subject to changes based on various factors such as weather conditions, your fitness level, and the pace of the trek. It’s always good to consult with your trekking agency or guide to customize the itinerary and make it suitable for your needs.