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Three Passes Trek

Three Passes trek is the best option for adventures trekkers who are interested to do high pass trekking in Everest region. They are Renjola pass (5435), Chola pass (5420m) and Kongma-la Pass(5535m).

  • Trip Fact - 19 days
  • Trip Code: HST-ET-10
  • Trek Start/End : Lukla
  • Grade: Strenuous
  • Trek start Elevation: 2810 m.
  • Highest Elevation: 5550 m.
  • Group Size: Minimum 2 People
  • Best time: September, October, November, December, February, March, April
  • Mode of Trek: Teahouse
  • Duration: 19 days
Three Passes trek

Three Passes Trek is the best option for adventures trekkers who are interested to do high pass trekking in Everest region. To complete this trail it takes at least 19 days. It can be extended few more days if they deserve rest days in some places. In this trekking, you get an opportunity to cross three high passes of Everest region. They are Renjola pass (5435), Chola pass (5420m) and Kongma-La Pass(5535m). This trekking offers natural grandeur of world’s high altitude places with magnificent views of towering mountains. As the trekking trail goes via Sherpa villages, the trekkers can also observe the authentic lifestyle of mountain people. Like other trekking of Everest region, this trekking also starts from Lukla after 35 minutes mountain flight from Kathmandu. In the early days, it follows the route leads to Namche Bazaar, the main junction of all Everest trekking

Three passes trek from Namche Bazaar it takes the path to Thame village and Lungdhen. The next morning of arrival in Lungdhen you’ll move to cross first pass Renjola. Crossing Renjola you get down to beautiful mountain lake Gokyo and sleep in the mountain lodge nearby Gokyo Lake. Next morning first of all the trekking guide takes you to climbing Gokyo Ri for enchanting views of Mt. Everest and other high mountains, Gokyo lake, and glacier. After lunch, the path of second adventurous high pass Chola pass begins. Crossing Chola pass, you’ll trek up to Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar. Then trek back for crossing third and last pass Kongmala. After Kongmala pass you’ll take one day rest in Chhukung valley. From next day follow the route of Namche Bazaar and while arrival at Lukla, the exciting trekking ends. Finally, the next morning you’ll fly back to Kathmandu.

Everest three pass trekking is a great place to enjoy and experience the high altitude adventure with Himalayan Smiles on this awesome trek crossing over and above 5, 400 meters ridges. While experience the absolute wilderness with only the sound of crackling and movement of ice and glaciers and howling cold wind and breeze with enough high altitude bright sun during the daytime.

Everest three passes includes Renjo-la (5,435), Cho-la (5,420m), Kongma-la (5,535m)offers incredible vista of Mt. Everest (8,848m) Lhotse (8,516 m), Cho-Oyu (8, 201m), Nuptse (7,855m) Mt. Pumori (7,161 m) Amadablam (6,812 m) and world’s 5th highest Mt. Makalu (8,463 m) with many adjoining peaks in the comfort of nice cozy lodge on route trekking, offering outmost hospitality of the Sherpa “The Highlanders of Himalaya” and the guidance of expert Himalayan Smiles Guides and strong cheerful porters.

Three passes trek is wonderful adventure Everest Three Passes located within Sagarmatha National Park with an area of 1,148 Sq. Kms. Sagarmatha name for Everest in Nepali and Chomolungma in Sherpa and Tibetan. It is located north-east of Khumbu region in Nepal, this high altitude park added to the list of World Heritage Sites in 1979.

The famed bloom of rhododendrons occurs during spring (April and May) although another flora is most colorful during the monsoon season (June to August). And also animals are likely seen on route trek that are Himalayan Thar, Ghoral, Serow(mountain goats)and musk deer.

The snow leopard and Himalayan black bear are present but rarely sighted, other mammals’ are the weasel, marten, Himalayan mouse hare (pika), and jackal and langur monkey.

Crossing Everest three pass trek with breathtaking views in remote corners of Khumbu and Everest area with time visiting the old Buddhist monastery makes this adventure enjoyable and mesmerizing with great support and guidelines of Himalayan Smile services with expert guides showing you the wonders of Himalaya like flora/fauna, culture and mountain panorama.

Highlights of Three Passes trek

  1. Exciting opportunity to cross three high passes of Everest in a one trekking
  2. The unforgettable experience of crossing Renjola pass (5435), Chola pass (5420m) and Kongmala Pass (5535m)
  3. Everest Base Camp, Kalapathar, Gokyo Lake
  4. Climbing to Gokyo Ri (5375m)
  5. Eye-catching views of the glacier and Khumbu Icefall
  6. Visiting Tengboche Monastery
  7. See the real lifestyle of mountain people (Sherpas)
  8. Flora and fauna inside Sagarmatha National Park
  9. Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu mountain flight

Three Passes Trek Route Map

Three Passes Trek Itinerary

Three Passes Trek Price

Silver Price - US$ 1370 Per Person (Twin sharing)

The Package cost includes:

  • Airport  to hotel pick and drop by private vehicle
  • Two-night accommodation in Kathmandu at three-star hotel with breakfast Hotel Marshyangdi or Samsara Resort or Hotel Harati
  • One highly experienced mountain Guide and porters (1 porter for 2 people),
  • Accommodation food, drinks, salary, insurance, transportation of both trek guide and porters
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit)
  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits
  • TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System card)
  • All additional government tax
  • Domestic flight both ways from Kathmandu/ Lukla/ Kathmandu with airport tax.

The Package cost excludes:

  • Nepal entry visa fee (USD 25 for 15 days/ USD 40 for 30 days from the date of issue) (You may easily get Nepal visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu)
  • International airfare
  • Travelers insurance
  • Accommodation in Mountain lodge run by local people during a trek
  • All Meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during trekking
  • All kind of drinks (Alcohol, hot and cold drinks)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu (Approx 10-12 USD)
  • Bar bills, telephone bills and other personal expenses (shopping/ laundry)
  • Tips to guide and porter
  • All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. Personal illness, strike etc.
  • Helicopter evacuation charge in case of emergency whilst trekking
Gold Price - US$ 1850 Per Person (Twin sharing)

The Package cost includes:

  • Airport to hotel pick and drop by private vehicle
  • Two-night accommodation in Kathmandu at three-star hotel with breakfast Hotel Marshyangdi or Samsara Resort or Hotel Harati
  • Accommodation in Mountain lodge run by local people during a trek
  • Meal on full board (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during trekking
  • One highly experienced mountain Guide and porters (1 porter for 2 people),
  • Accommodation food, drinks, salary, insurance, transportation of both trek guide and porters
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit)
  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits
  • TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System card)
  • All additional government tax
  • Domestic flight both ways from Kathmandu/ Lukla/ Kathmandu with airport tax

The Package cost excludes:

  • Nepal entry visa fee (USD 25 for 15 days/ USD 40 for 30 days from a date of issue) (You may easily get Nepal visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu)
  • International airfare
  • Travelers insurance
  • All kind of drinks (Alcohol, hot and cold drinks)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu (Approx 10-12 USD)
  • Bar bills, telephone bills and other personal expenses (shopping/ laundry)
  • Tips to guide and porter
  • All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. Personal illness, strike etc.
  • Helicopter evacuation charge in case of emergency whilst trekking

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Three Passes Trek Reviews

Rated 100% based on 3 customer reviews
You should book with Himalayan Smile Treks , USA

I and my friend of adventure Mountain club decided to do Himalaya adventure trekking. One of the mountain club member recommend the Himalayan Smile treks. We contact Mr. KP about our plan for adventures trekking. He suggested us Everest three pass trek. I found Himalayan Smile Treks everything was well organized and they exceeded my expectations.

The Everest three pass trek was incredible! We had an amazing time and could not have wished for better views of Mt Everest.Our guide Pramod and his team of porters were so kind and friendly. We felt comfortable and welcome everywhere we went. We would highly recommend this trip for anyone up for an adventure. If you go to the Himalayas you must do it with Himalayan Smile Treks.

Travel Year: 2015
Adventures high Pass Everest region , Germany

Absolutely the best experience of my life. The Himalaya are absolutely stunning and Himalayan Smile treks are a fantastic local trek company based on Kathmandu.

K.P. provided me the best service from airport pick-up to hotel transfer, to trek discussion and overview and to introducing me to my mountain guide and porter.

In Nepal, K.P. organized smoothly my tour of Kathmandu with the best knowledgeable tour guide ever. I had fun while touring the temples, stupas and heritage sites in the Kathmandu Valley.

The trek was incredible! We had an amazing time and could not have wished for better views of Mt Everest.
Dharma and his team of porters were so kind and friendly. We felt comfortable and welcome everywhere we went. We would highly recommend this trip for anyone up for an adventure.

If you go to the Himalayas you must do it with Ace the Himalaya, Himalayan Smile Treks.

Travel Year: 2014
Everest 3 high Pass Trek with Himalayan Smile Treks , Japan

Himalayan smile treks has well organized our Everest 3 pass trek. Their hospitalities start from warm welcome from Kathmandu International airport. Next day our guide “Wanchu Sherpa” check our trekking gear and he recommend some necessary trek gear. Our trek start thrilling adventures flight to Lukla. We had enjoyed view from Syangboche. The Renjola Pass, Kongma-La and Cho -La pass has a lot of snow and ice. I found quite adventures of three pass. The Himalayan Smile treks team was so good the whole way along.

Our guide “Wanchu Sherpa” knew the answer to every question we asked , laughed at all our jokes and was extremely professional. He is from Everest region and he know about local culture, people and place of Khumbu region. Our Porter Lakpa and Chering are superman. Everything was so well organized, we were always well feed, the lodges were of great standards and everyone was always smiling. I highly recommend “Himalayan Smile Treks”. A fantastic adventure and great value considering the experience you will have. You have chance to explore the Shangri-La with Himalayan Smile.

Travel Year: 2014
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