Everest Three Passes Trek, as you have guessed, is a technical trekking in Khumbu, in the Sagarmatha National Park. It is technical because, you will spend several days over 4000 meters, reaching up to 5545 meters altitude. The trek consists three high passes over 5000 meters. They are Renjo La Pass (5340m), Cho La Pass (5330m) and Khongma La Pass (5550m), including Gokyo Ri hike and side trek to Everest base camp (5364m) and Kalapatthar (5545m).
Lukla airport, the gateway of the Everest trekking
Suspension bridge on the way
The trek begins from Lukla, heads through Namche Bazaar, Thame, cross the Renjo La Pass and descend to the Gokyo valley, cross another high pass called Cho La Pass and visit the Everest base camp. After the Everest base camp and Kalapatthar, cross over the Khongma La Pass and trek down to Chhukung, trek down all the way to Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu.
Everest Three Pass Trekking Trail at the lower altitude part. Upper parts are glacial.
Namche Bazaar (3440 meters), the bustling town in Khumbu.
The breathtaking Himalayan chain of Mt. Everest (8848 meters) let you feel why the Khumbu region is the world's most impressive trekking region. The snowy peaks, glacier, frozen Lakes, enticing valleys, Sherpa communties, their culture and hospitality make you feel the heaven on earth. Your words will not be sufficient to describe the aura of the Everest (Khumbu) region.
Yeti (Snowman) Skull in Khumjung Monastery, Khumbu Everest
Climbing the High Pass in Everest
Gokyo Lake and Valley
Total Trip Duration: 17 days (Kathmandu-Kathmandu)
Walking Hour Every Day: 6-8 hours
Accommodation: Lodge aka tea house
Transportation: Flight and drive
Highest Altitude: 5550 meters (Khongma La Pass)
Best Seasons: March April and May, September, October, November and December
Everest base camp (5364 meters)
Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2800 meters), walk to Phakding (2640 meters).
Day 02: Walk from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 meters).
Day 03: Exploration and acclimatization day.
Day 04: Walk to Thame (3820m).
Day 05: Walk to Lumde (4368m).
Day 06: Walk to Gokyo (4790m) via Renjo La Pass (5340m).
Day 07: Explore around Gokyo valley, hike to Gokyo Ri (5360 meters).
Day 08: Walk from Gokyo Lake to Thangnag (4765 meters).
Day 09: Walk from Thangnag to Dzongla (4830m) via Cho La Pass (5330 meters).
Day 10: Walk from Dzongla to Lobuche (4910 meters).
Day 11: Walk from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5170 meters)-hike to Everest base camp (5364 meters) and descend to Gorakshep.
Day 12: Walk to Kalapatthar (5550 meters), climb down to Gorakshep and to Lobuche (4280 meters).
Day 13: Walk from Lobuche to Chhukung via Khongma La Pass (5555 meters).
Day 14: Walk from Chhukung to Kyangjuma.
Day 15: Walk from Kyangjuma to Monju (2835 meters).
Day 16: Walk from Monju to Lukla.
Day 17: Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu.
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