Everest Three High Passes Trek

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Everest Three High Passes Trek
Price inclusive $ 1890
20 days


This is one of the renowned trekking routes in the Everest region. Tibetan traders used this route for centuries. Renjo La Pass (5388 m, 17,677 ft.), Kongma La Pass (5535 m, 18,159 ft.) and Cho La Pass (5380 m, 17,650 ft.) are included in the route, and crossing these three passes will certainly be the highlight of the trip. The altitude gains during the trek make for a tough but spectacular and well-earned hike.  The gateway of the Everest Three High Pass Trek is Lukla, and the route continues into Sagarmatha National Park. There will be opportunities to view rare plants and maybe even animals conserved in the National Park. The entire trekking route is panoramic and will traverse landscapes from the low lands to the high lands of Everest region.

The trek requires long days of trekking and the route is difficult on narrow, zigzag trails. While trekking experience is preferred but not required, participants should be in excellent physical and aerobic condition.

Please contact Shiva Excursion so we can offer you expert advice, skilled guides, and a great price for your trek.  info@shivaexcursion.com

Best trekking season – March, April, May, September, October, November, and December

Brief Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu Valley and Pre-trip Preparation

Day 03: Kathmandu to Lukla (2860m) Flight and trek to Phakding (2610m) – 4 Hours

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3441m) – 5 Hours

Day 05: Acclimatization at Namche

Day 06: Namche to Tyangboche (3840m) – 6 Hours

Day 07: Tyangboche to Dingboche (4360m) – 6 Hours

Day 08: Dingboche to Chukung (4750m)–4 Hours

Day 09: Rest Day at Chukung

Day 10: Trek from Chukung to Kongma La (5535m) and then to Lobuche (4940m) – 7 Hours

Day 11: Lobuche to Gorakshep (5170m) to EBC (5364m) and back to Gorakshep – 9 Hours

Day 12: Gorakshep to Kalapatthar (5545m) to Lobuche – 9 Hours

Day 13: Lobuche to Dzongla (4830m) – 4 Hours

Day 14: Dzongla to Chola (5368m) to Thangnag (4680m) to Gokyo (4800m) – 8 Hours

Day 15: Exploration Day in Gokyo and hike to Gokyo Ri (5357m) – 4 Hours

Day 16: Gokyo to Renjo La (5360m) to Marlung (4210m) – 8 Hours

Day 17: Marlung to Namche

Day 18: Namche to Lukla

Day 19: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 20: Farewell

Details Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

There will be a warm welcome to you on Nepal after landing your flight at TIA. Representative of Shiva Excursion Pvt. Ltd. will there for your arrival. He/she will shift you toward your place of accommodation. After having rest for some time there will a brief description of the upcoming program with your guide.

Day 02: Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu Valley and Pre-trip Preparation

Our today’s day is spent by sightseeing all around Kathmandu Valley. Having a breakfast we will visit Pashupatinath (regarded as the holiest temple of Lord Shiva). Next will be Bauddhanath (Little Tibet). Then Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) is our next destination.  Lastly we will drive to Kathmandu (Basantpur) Durbar Square. It will end our Kathmandu tour we will return back & make preparation for our trekking.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Lukla (2860m) Flight and trek to Phakding (2610m) – 4 Hours

With an early morning mountain flight to Lukla our journey starts. We will be offered with magnificent view of mountain ranges. Reaching on Lukla we take our luggage and begin our walking trek toward Phakding. It’s our first day so we don’t need to walk more than 3 to 4 hours.

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3441m) – 5 Hours

After having breakfast we continue our journey to Namche Bazaar. Following the main trial of Dudh Koshi River we will enter the area of Sagarmatha national park. Continuing our journey for about 5 to 6 hours finally we will be able to reach Namche bazzar for spending our memorable night.

Day 05: Acclimatization at Namche

Today is our rest day at Namche Bazaar. We need to accumulate our self for matching climatic condition of surrounding. In our leisure time we will visit several places around places over Namche bazaar. Knowledge of tradition & culture of local people of Namche Bazaar is very interesting in getting.

Day 06: Namche to Tyangboche (3840m) – 6 Hours

Accumulating our self with weather at Namche Bazaar Tengboche 3800m is our next walking destination. Quite close magnificent view of beautiful ranges of mountain will impress us in our journey. Playing on the nature unknowingly we will reach Tengboche for our night.

Day 07: Tyangboche to Dingboche (4360m) – 6 Hours

From Tengboche our next destination is Dingboche. Zigzag trial will be our main walking path. Mountain ranges are very close and are very impressive. We will rest in several view point. For memory we can take picture and capture with us. In this way we will lastly we will be at Dingboche for our night.

Day 08: Dingboche to Chukung (4750m) – 4 Hours

Our today’s destination is Chukung. It is a short hike to Chhukung. We will walk through Imja Khola valley. In our journey we will remain active today as we need to walk a short distance. We our self will be witness from Imja Khola, by viewing the splendid views of surrounding mountains especially Lhotse.

Day 09: Rest Day at Chukung

As per recommendation of trekking experts, we will accumulate our self at Chukung. Since we are going to cross Kongma La pass. In our day time we will climb the Chukung Ri or climb Island Base Camp. Finishing all this we will return back to our place for preparation for next day and our night.

Day 10: Chukung to Kongma La (5535m) and then to Lobuche (4940m) – 7 Hours

Early morning glorious view of sparkling mountains in rising sun will impress us so much. Then we will continue our walk to Lobuche crossing Kongma La pass. We need to be active whole day. Our way is full of beauty of nature combined with panoramic view of high mountain ranges. It will be a memorable night spending on lobuche.

Day 11: Lobuche to Gorakshep (5170m) to EBC (5364m) and back to Gorakshep – 9 Hours

We will climb up to Everest base camp. It will be a long climb as we need to return back to Gorakshep. Without stopping we will continue until we reach base camp. On reaching on top we will be offered with panoramic view all around us. Spending our few precious time it will be time of our returning Journey. For memory we will capture picture in our camera. Lastly we will return back & spend a relaxing night at land of Himalayas.

Day 12: Gorakshep to Kalapatthar (5545m) to Lobuche – 9 Hours

It will be as if we are resting after a long trek. We will hike up to Kalapattar and trek down to Lobuche. Spending our some of the precious time we need to return back to our place. We will spend our whole day sightseeing around the places. Lastly we will be back to our place for spending our night.

Day 13: Lobuche to Dzongla (4830m) – 4 Hours

Continuing our trek we just need to trek a short distance. From Lobuche, our trail to Dzongla is branches off. Spectacular views of Thamserku, Ama Dablam and Kangtenga are so much impressive on the way ahead to Dzongla. Like this we will eventually reach Dzongla to spend our cool night.

Day 14: Dzongla to Chola (5368m) to Thangnag (4680m) to Gokyo (4800m) – 8 Hours

Our today’s walk is main walk of whole trekking. Our main destination is Gokyo Lake. Descending down through the river will be our main walking trial. Chola & Thangnag is also climbed. We will be happy with the Glorious view of surrounding. Spending our sometime on Gokyo Lake we will back to our place for night.

Day 15: Exploration Day in Gokyo and hike to Gokyo Ri (5357m) – 4 Hours

Hiking up to Gokyo Ri will fulfill our project. We need to start our journey a bit earlier as we will be walking a long distance. Panoramic views of Mount Everest with other mountain ranges will be full of joy and excitement. We need to have better weather condition. Spending some of the precious time in Gokyo Ri we will return back to Gokyo for returning back.

Day 16: Gokyo to Renjo La (5360m) to Marlung (4210m) – 8 Hours

Today we will fulfill our final destination Renjil La Pass. We will leave the main trial and turn to Renjo La by the trial of Dudh Pokhari. We need to walk a long distance to cross this pass. Crossing it we will walk to downhill track until we reach to Marlung for celebrating the completion of our destination.

Day 17: Marlung to Namche

It is our returning journey it will be so much easy in walking. We just need to trek downward following the main trial to reach Namche Bazaar. The same beauty of nature with mountain ranges from different angel will be so much impressive. Continuing in downhill track we will reach Namche Bazar.

Day 18: Namche to Lukla

Our today’s walk will be the last walk of our climb. We will walk through the main trial of Dudh Koshi River. We will be at Sagarmatha National Park. On reaching Lukla we will make confirmation of our tomorrow’s flight to Kathmandu and rest the remaining time.

Day 19: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

We will have early morning flight toward Kathmandu. It will be about 1 Hr. in one hour duration we will feel as if we are flying in heaven. We will be flying above the beautiful ranges of mountains. Lastly we will be shifted toward our hotel for our night and make preparation for tomorrow’s flight.

Day 20: Final Farewell

Spending a rest night at Kathmandu, it’s a time for returning back to your home land. There will be a small farewell program for you. You will be guided all the things of returning journey by our team for your departure. Hope you will be back to Nepal to visit the remaining side of beautiful Nepal.

Cost Details

  • All Airports pick up and drop.
  • 3 nights hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • One day city tour with Guide and private drive.
  •  Accommodation during the trek.
  • All 3 meals per day during the trek [B+L+D]
  • All ground transport by car.
  • Flight from Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu. 
  • An experienced English-speaking trekking guide, assistant  trek guide as per bigger size of group of trekkers: (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and lodging,
  • Guides flight cost.
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag And duffel bag  (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paperwork and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
  • A medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • All government and local taxes.

Cost excludes:

  • Nepal Visa fee ( Nepal provides on arrival visa in Immigrations, bring accurate USD cash and *two passport photographs,)

  • Meal city like Kathmandu.

  • Entry tickets during city tour.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.

  • Extra calculate for additional programs as per above itinerary.

  • Travel and rescue insurance if emergency encase for clients.

  • Local donation & Tips for guides and porters.

  • Personal expenses ( Pot of tea, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc

Date & Depature

Manual Note

We can individualize your package for the activities you want and for group size, adjusting price as appropriate.

Client Reviews

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    We did the ‚gokyo ri trek’ with shiva excursion. It was our first trek in the Himalaya and it certainly won‘t be our last one!!!! We had such a warm welcome in Kathmandu - everything was arranged and organized for us, so we could just focus on our personal preparation…

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