3 pass Trekking:  Clear Sky Treks offers the Trekking to Renjo la pass, Kongma La and Chola Pass the best of Everest Adventure and famous Trek passes. 3 Pass Trekking stands as an unparalleled adventure that unveils the Himalayas’ magnificence while offering trekkers a profound experience amidst nature’s grandeur. This guide aims to equip adventurers with comprehensive insights and essential information to embark on this transformative journey confidently.It is the most famous among the Adventure Trekkers in the Khumbhu region.The trek offers an enduring experience of natural beauty; geological magnificent and profound cross cultural discovery. Everest High Passes Trek takes us to the Everest Base Camp, Kalapatthar, Gokyo Valley and its tranquil Lakes, Gokyo Ri for amazing views of the landscape. More importantly, this route introduces trekkers to the remote and untouched Nangpa La Valley, the Sherpa village of Marlung and the monastery village of Thame. Moreover, trekkers tread on world famous routes while crossing three high  passes Kongma La (5,535/18,159 ft), Cho La (5420m/17,782ft) and Renjo La(5,340m/17,520ft). If we are a real adventurer looking for more of a challenging trek crossing some of the most famous high passes in the world, we definitely need to consider Clear Sky Treks’s Everest High Passes Trek.

We begin our Journey to the Everest High Passes Trek with a sightseeing day in Kathmandu which offers a brief exploration of the temples, shrines, bazaars and restaurants of Kathmandu. We take a stimulating mountain flight to Tenzing-Hillary Airport at Lukla on the following day followed by trek up through the classic route to the Sagarmatha National Park playing with mighty Dudh Koshi river, colorful landscapes, Gompas and monasteries in the land enclosed by the soaring peaks. After reaching the summit of Kongma La, as we compose our way to the Everest Base Camp we marvel at the spectacle of Khumbu icefall cascading from the Western Cwm. Our trek to the view point of Kalapatthar is followed by the tough climb through Cho La that finally takes us to the cobalt-blue lakes at Gokyo. After enjoying awe inspiring views from the fifth lake and Gokyo Ri, we make our way to the next great pass, the Renjo La. Making a night in Marlung we follow a little of the route used for centuries by the Tibetan Traders via Nangpa La to get to Thame. Following the classical route, we drop down to Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu leaving behind our foot prints in the shadow of the Everest.



Duration: 20 Days

Max Altitude: 5550m

Difficulty: Hard

Cost: USD $1375.00 to USD $1950.00

Country: Nepal

Activity: Trekking in Nepal

Starting Point: Kathmandu

Ending Point: Kathmandu

  • Day 1: Kathmandu arrival (1300m) B/B

    Welcome to Kathmandu, the capital city of the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal.You will be met on airport and transferred to your hotel. After the arrival, the group will be formally introduced to Guide for the activities over the next few days. One should pay attention in particular to the safety aspects of the briefing. Any questions or doubts should be asked and clarified at this time. We check your insurance details and other requirement for your trekking.

  • Day 2: Kathmandu via Lukla to Phakding (2,650m/4hrs) BLD

    Your trekking guide will come to your hotel and, after breakfast, we take a spectacular 40 minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, perched at 2,860m in the Khumbu Valley, with unforgettable views of the terraced landscape and river valleys below, as well as close-ups of some of the world’s highest mountains. We then take a short hike to Phakding passing mani walls (rocks with carved Buddhist prayer inscriptions), small villages and terraced hillsides. (40 minutes flight and 3 hours trekking).

  • Day 3: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,450m/5hrs) BLD

    The trek meanders up the Dudh Kosi (river) valley before we begin a steep uphill hike from where we’ll get our first view of Thamserku (6,623m), a peak rising to the east of Namche Bazaar. From the pretty village of Benkar the trek heads back to cross the Dudh Kosi before rising through magnificent forests of rhododendron, magnolia and fir interspersed with villages. The trek descends dramatically to recross the Dudh Kosi and from the confluence of the Dudh and Bhote Kosi we begin a 2 hour uphill hike through dense pine forests to Namche Bazaar, a busy attractive little trading town with shops, tea-houses, e-mail cafes etc. (6 hour trek).

  • Day 4: Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar BLD

    Rest at Namche Bazar for acclimatization and excursion around the places. Namche is tucked away between two ridges amidst the giant peaks of the Khumbu and has an abundance of lodges, teashops and souvenir shops as well as a magnificent outlook. It is an ideal place to spend a rest day for acclimatization to the high altitude before heading off towards Tyangboche. For the acclimatization you walk upto Khunde Hospital which was set-up by Sir Edmund Hillary, or a one hour walk up to the Syangboche (3800m.) where Everest View Hotel is situated above Namche for the outstanding view of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse,Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kusum Kangaru. There are also good views from the National Park Centre and Museum just above the town.

  • Day 5: Namche Bazaar to Thame (3,800m/5hrs) BLD

    We leave Namche Bazar and make a short uphill trek, before hiking downhill into the forest, with the river bed becoming closer and wider. We hike to the village of Phorte and then the small town of Samde halfway up a slope leading to a bridge over the Bhote Koshi (3,650 m). We cross the bridge and trek uphill for about 30 minutes to Thame. (4/5 hour trek).

  • Day 6: Thame to Lungden (4,380m/6hrs) BLD

    The trek from Thame to Marlung & Londen  is more mountainous and there is less vegetation. We enjoy the peace and solitude of this little trekked valley, enjoying the fab views. We hike past Tarngga village enjoying superb vistas of Kongde Ri (chain of mountains) as we look back down the trek. A further 45 minutes hiking on a gradually rising slope brings us to Marulung & continue  to Lungden, our last stop before the first pass, Renjo La. (3 hour trek).

  • Day 7: Lungden to Gokyo Via Renjo-La pass (5360m) (4,800m/7hrs) BLD

    We trek to Renjo La (pass), getting outstanding views of Everest, Lhotse, Cholatse and Taboche. From Renjo La we can see Gokyo Tsho, the 3rd of the sacred lakes, and Gokyo village beneath the grey smudge of Ngozumpa Glacier. We hike down to Gokyo. (7 hour trek)

  • Day 8: 08 Rest Day (Climb up to Gokyo Ri 5360m/5 hrs)& trek to Dragnag (4,700m/3hrs) BLD

    This is a day to explore the area. Wake up early morning for the must-do hike up Gokyo Ri (5,360m) for great views including Everest and Makalu, (4 hours return). In the afternoon trek up to the 4th and 5th lakes, Thonak Tsho and Ngozumpa Tsho, and back (allow 5 hours there and back and take a guide). In addition between Thonak and Ngozumpa Tshos there are 3 fingers of rock, the ‘Nameless Towers’, the lowest of which (5,360m) is a fun scramble to the summit then back to Gokyo & have a lunch in gokyo. After Lunch We trek out of Gokyo and hike down past Taboche Tsho and Longponga Tsho, the first 2 of the lakes, and turn east over the glacier and take the short hike to Dragnag. The hike up Gokyo Ri could be done on this morning. (3 hour trek).

  • Day 9: Dragnag via Cho La (5,420m) to Dzonglha (4,830m/8hrs) BLD

    We need to start trekking early, with a packed lunch, to avoid the clouds. The trek climbs the valley before crossing boulders to the scree slopes below the pass. The pass itself is always icy and there may be quite deep snow. The hike down is tricky and you should stick close to your guides for this. During the hike down you will have a permanent view of Ama Dablam, 6,856m, framed in the end of the valley? (This is the hardest day of the trek). (8 hour trek).

  • Day 10: Dzonglha to Lobuche (4,910m/5hrs) BLD

    We hike down southeast and turn to the north. Pheriche and Dhugla should be visible and we, of course, have great views of the mountains surrounding us. We now rejoin the main trekking route to Kala Pattar, Gorak Shep and EBC. (5 hour trek).

  • Day 11: Lobuche to EBC to Gorak Shep (5,190m/7.5hrs) BLD

    Trekking up the Khumbu Valley we pass Gorak Shep and after hiking along the glacier we reach the only let down of the trek, the rather squalid Everest Base Camp with its distinct lack of views. After a deserved cup of tea we trek back to Gorak Shep. (7.5 hour trek).

  • Day 12: Gorak Shep to Kala Pattar (5,644m) to Loboche (4,910m/7hrs) BLD

    We wake up early and hike up Kala Pattar for the sunrise views of Mts Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Pumori and Khumbutse and the Khumbu Glacier beneath. We trek back to Loboche. (7 hour trek).

  • Day 13: Rest Day in Labuche BLD

    Today is your rest day because you are getting tiered with two high pass & EBC/Kalapathar hike so enjoy your day with fully rest cause next day early m

  • Day 14 : Lobuche via Kongma La (5,535m) to Chhukung (4,730m7.5hrs) BLD

    From Lobuche we trek across the Khumbu Glacier and hike up to Kongma La, enjoying  views of the wide basin dotted with frozen lakes and the marvelous vistas of Cholatse, Pokalde, Nuptse, Lhotse, Makalu and Ama Dablam. While trekking down into the Niyang Khola valley, we can see Amphu Lapcha Pass and Island Peak. We hike on to Chukkung. (7.5 hour trek).

  • Day 15 : Chhukung to Dingboche (4410m/5hrs) BLD

    Leave Chhukung  and the Chukking valley & mountains as a backdrop and descend to a gradual down flat  area to emerge in a pleasant level area. Pass a long Mani-stone wall to enter the village of Dingboche.it is a one of another biggest village from Khumbu region.

  • Day 16: Dingboche to Namche Bazaar (3,450m/5. hrs) BLD

    Leaving behind the views of the High Himalaya we trek down to Tengboche with its gompa (monastery), a World Heritage Site, which may be visited for self-purification (go on you need it)  then continue walk to Namche Bazaar. (5 hour trek).

  • Day 17: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,850) BLD

    We trek downhill through the pine forest, leaving behind Everest, crossing several bridges on the Dudh Kosi to greener vegetation and cultivation among the Sherpa villages. And that’s almost it for this year. (6 hours).

  • Day 18: Lukla to Kathmandu B/B

    A hair-raising take-off down the runway commences the return flight to Kathmandu. Don’t worry though, it’s not true that the planes take off and glide before starting the engines!

    We hope you’ve had a great trek, some once in a lifetime experiences, tightened your belt a few notches, have lots of fond memories and, of course, we look forward to trekking again with you on your return to Nepal.

  • Day 19: Free day in Kathmandu & if incase weather problems for Lukla flight then can use for it.

    In the evening we will drive you for farewell dinner in Nepali traditional restaurant with cultural dance.

  • Day 20: International Departure.

    All too soon it’s time to bid Nepal farewell and one realizes that we can never be intimate, only acquainted with this amazing adventure Himalaya.

Tour Accomodation

What's Included

  • # Welcome in Airport by garland

  • # Airport Pick up & Drop of Transportation by private vehicle

  • # 3 night Two bed accommodation at Kathmandu in hotel with breakfast

  • # Kathamandu /Lukla/ Kathamandu flight for Clients and guide

  • # Accommodation in tea house during trek

  • # 3 times Meals (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) in trekking

  • # Everest trekking map for group

  • # All necessary paper work & Permits

  • # Sagarmatha National Park Fee

  • # Local Goverenment fee.

  • # A guide (A First Aid and Eco trained & Government licensed holder guide )

  • # One Porter between 2 members while on trek

  • # Hotel, 3 Meals, Salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of trekking staffs

  • # Sleeping bag, Down Jacket & Duffle bag if needed

  • # First Aid Kit

  • # Travel & Rescue arrangement.

  • # All government taxes.

  • # Farewell dinner

  • # International tickers reconfirmation

  • Trip Success Certificate


  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)

  • Airport Departure taxes/Excess baggage charges.

  • Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu

  • International Airfare

  • Travel Insurance, Medical evacuation in case of emergency.

  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)

  • Any expenses of personal nature, client's insurance

  • Soft/hard drinks

  • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political

  • Tip for staffs


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  • How long does the 3 pass trek take?

    The 3 pass trek typically spans around 17-20 days, allowing for acclimatization and exploration along the way.

  • Is prior trekking experience necessary for 3 pass trekking?

    While prior trekking experience can be beneficial, determined individuals with adequate fitness and preparation can undertake this adventure.

  • How challenging is 3 pass trekking?

    3 pass trekking is considered challenging due to high altitudes, varying terrains, and long durations. Proper preparation and acclimatization are essential.