Best Ultimate Everest three passes trek Nepal (2023)

The Everest three passes trek Nepal is one of the world’s most challenging treks, taking you deep into the Everest area (Khumbu region).

One of the most self-indulgent. This trek is well-known among adventurers, mountaineers, and rock climbers.

You get to observe what lies surrounding Everest, how the terrain rises to form the world’s highest mountain.

Kongma La Pass (5,535/18,159ft), Cho La Pass (5420m/17,782ft), and Renjo La Pass (5,340m/17,520ft) are the three highest passes in the Khumbu region.

Dwarf-sized plants below 5,750m are frequent in this region. There are 118 bird species, as well as rare mammals like as musk deer, snow leopard, red panda, and Himalayan black bear.

When is the best time to Eeverest three passes trek?

The weather is the most important aspect in completing the Eeverest three passes trek journey via three high passes.

Trekking is simple at certain seasons, particularly in the spring and autumn when the skies are bright and there is no rain. During Spring and Autumn, the charm of the bright azure sky allows you to experience the most breathtaking vistas without fighting the cold.

The trek becomes more difficult during the winter and rainy seasons, yet some trekkers enjoy the hardships.

Please Keep in mind that the weather in the Himalaya is very unpredictable, and temperature can fluctuate rapidly.

The coldest months are January and February (15°C to -15°C), with significant snowfall and freezing temperatures, mostly at night. We recommend that you do not hike during these months if you are sensitive to colds.

One of the greatest seasons for the Everest three passes trip is from March to April (18 °C to -12 °C). Views of the Himalayan mountains and glaciers are breathtaking. The Spring Season begins in March, when the temperature warms and the dormant plants and fauna awaken. It’s high trekking season.

May to June (25°C to -5°C) is also an ideal season for trekking before the rain. Rainfall occurs from the end of June to the middle of August. The walk is significantly more pleasurable during the spring and summer seasons.

From July through August (27°C to 5°C), considerable rains occurs at altitudes less than 3500 meters. The Everest three passes trek nepal trip becomes more challenging, but not impossible.

There is a possibility that flights from and to Lukla will be canceled during this period. However, trekkers can still be seen on the routes, and the rains affords excellent views of the cascade.

The months of September to October (20°C to 5°C) are also excellent for the Everest Three High Passes Trek. This is the greatest time to go on an easy Everest three high passes trek.

During these months, Hindus celebrate their most important festivals, allowing you to immerse yourself in the celebratory ambiance.

From November to December, the temperature ranges from 18°C to -10°C. November is a busy month for hikers, who take advantage of clear skies and sunny days that provide breathtaking vistas of massive mountains. The temperature starts to decrease in December, and heavy snowfall begins.

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Everest three passes trek itinerary

  • Day1 Flight from Kathmandu (1,400m / 4,593ft) to Lukla (2,850m / 9,350ft) Trek to Phakding (2650m / 8562ft)
  • Day2 Trek from Phakding (2,650m /8,562ft ) to Namche Bazaar (3,440m / 11,285ft)
  • Day3 Rest day to acclimatize at Namche Bazaar
  • Day4 Trek from Namche Bazaar (3,440m / 11,285ft) to Thame (3750m / 12,303ft)
  • Day5 Trek from Thame (3,750m / 12,303ft) to Lungden (4,500m / 14,764ft)
  • Day6 Trek from Lungden (4,500m / 14,764ft) to Gokyo Lake (4,750m / 15,583ft) via Renjola Pass (5,446m / 17,867ft))
  • Day7 Rest day to acclimatize at Gokyo. Early morning at Gokyo Ri (5,400m / 17,814ft ) Viewpoint
  • Day8 Trek from Gokyo (4,790m / 15,584ft) to Thangnak (4,700m / 15,400ft)
  • Day9 Trek from Thangnak (4,700m / 15,400ft) to Dzongla (4,855m / 15,930ft) via Cho La Pass (5420m /17,783ft)
  • Day10 Trek from Dzongla (4,855m / 15,930ft) to Lobuche (4,910m / 16,175ft)
  • Day11Trek from Lobuche (4,930m / 16,175ft) to Everest Base Camp and back (5,364m / 17,598ft) to Gorak Shep (5,185m / 17,010ft)
  • Day12 Hike to Kala Patthar Viewpoint (5,555m / 18,208ft), trek to Lobuche (4,910m / 16,175ft)
  • Day13 Trek from Lobuche (4,930m / 16,175ft) to Chhukung (4,730m / 15,580ft) via Kongma La Pass (5,535m / 18,159ft)
  • Day14 Trek from Chhukung (4,730m / 15,580ft) to Tengboche (3,855m / 12,850ft)
  • Day15 Trek from Tengboche (3,855m / 12,850ft) to Namche Bazaar (3,440m / 11,285ft)
  • Day16 Trek from Namche Bazaar (3,440m / 11,285ft) to Lukla (2,850m / 9,350ft)
  • Day17 Fly back to Kathmandu (1,400m / 4,593ft) from Lukla (2,850m / 9,350ft)

What specifically is included?

  • Tickets for domestic flights (Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu) and airport departure taxes.
  • Standard eleven-night stay in a room with a private attached bathroom.
  • Everything is standard.
  • Government-licensed, English-speaking trek leader and porter with extensive trekking expertise.
  • Guides and porters coverage – meals, insurance, wages, housing, transportation, flight, and essential equipment
  • Water purification tablets provide clean drinking water.
  • Entry charge for Sagarmatha National Park
  • Fees for Khumbu Pashang Lhamu Rural Municipality
  • Every day, snacks (cookies) and seasonal fresh fruits
  • All federal, state, and local taxes, as well as official expenses
  • At the end of the journey, there will be a farewell meal.

What is Not Included?

  • Airline tickets for international flights
  • Visa for Nepal Fees for numerous entries at Tribhuvan International Airport are as follows: (15 days – $25-30, 30 days – $40-50, and 90 days – $100-110)
  • Excess luggage fees (Limit is 9kg per Person)
  • Before and after the journey, all lodging and meals in Kathmandu are included.
  • Extra night in Kathmandu owing to early or late arrival, or early return from the hike.
  • Personal expenses (shopping, munchies, boiling bottle water, hot (tea, coffee) and cold drinks, hot shower, alcohol, Wi-Fi, phone call, battery re-charge price, etc.)
  • Personal clothing and equipment
  • Travel insurance that includes high-altitude rescue and evacuation in the event of an emergency (compulsory)
  • Guide and porter tips
  • Additional expenditures incurred as a result of delays induced by events outside the company’s control, such as landslides, weather conditions, itinerary changes due to safety concerns, illness, changes in government policy, strikes, and so on.
  • All fees and expenses not indicated under “What is included?”

-We strongly advise all trekkers to arrive in Kathmandu one or two days before their trip departure date. The trek briefing provides the opportunity to check essential gears, equipment, trail conditions, and the importance of weather, as flights from Kathmandu to Lukla or Lukla to Kathmandu are frequently delayed due to bad weather.