Everest High Passes Trek 

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Trip Highlights

  • Get closer to the Sherpa people and their culture
  • Observe the monasteries
  • Explore the Gokyo lakes
  • Get adventurous experience by crossing the Renjo La, Cho La, and Kongmo La Passes
  • Reach Everest Base Camp and enjoy the Himalayan vistas
  • Walk through the dense forest

Everest High Passes Trek is one of the most challenging trekking trails which fit only for adventure lovers. This trek includes the two tourist destinations i.e. Everest Base Camp Trek and the Everest Three High Passes Trek including Kongma La Pass (5535 m), Cho La Pass (5368), and Renjo La Pass (5338 m). As the trek goes through the adventurous route, it offers a very thrilling experience that the trekkers have never been dreamed of before.

Normally, the Everest High Passes Treks begin from Lukla like other trekking destinations that belong to the Everest region. After having a short flight to Lukla Airport, the trek starts along the Sagarmatha National Park and takes the trekkers to the Phakding Village where they stop their walks.

The next day, the Three High Passes Treks continue and take the trekkers at the Sherpa Highland, known as Namche Bazaar. It is a beautiful place full of facilities where they can see the Everest Views. Similarly, the trekkers spend a day as acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar. So, they get the chance to explore the Bazaar and know the Sherpa’s customs and lifestyle very closely.

In the same way, the Everest High Passes Trekkers pass many Sherpa villages, discover the monasteries and reach Chhukung from where they have a strenuous hike to Kongma La Pass at first. It offers the breathtaking sceneries of Glaciated Aamphu Lapcha Pass, Island Peaks, and other towering mountains. Then the continuation of their trekking takes them to the Base Camp of the world’s tallest mountain i.e. Everest Base Camp where they immerse into the very closer views of towering peaks including Mt. Everest.

Kalapatthar hiking is another highlight of this trekking. It is the vantage point for looking at the superb views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Makalu. The Cho La Pass is the most demanding trekking destination. It is a bit difficult Pass to cross. However, trekkers’ ascending takes them on top of it where they are welcomed by the awestruck views of Himalayan giants.

Gokyo Ri hiking also adds further charm to the Everest Three Passes Trekking. Finally, Everest trekkers become able to cross the Renjo La Pass along the off-the-beaten path with enjoying the awe-inspiring sceneries of mountains. At last, they descend to Marlung and trek back to Lukla.

Everest high passes trekking itinerary is longer as well as the strenuous trail. Crossing the passes is not an easy job. However, Everest 3 high passes trek solo is possible, but the trekker needs to go through the Everest high passes trek map seriously. Having a glance at the Everest High Passes lodge trek review would be beneficial before making a plan for the trek.

The autumn and spring are considered as the Everest High Passes Trekking Best Seasons. During these times, the day would be sunny and offers excellent views.

Everest Three High Passes Treks is one of the demanding trekking trails. Rising Adventure customizes it per your desires. Please, feel free to contact us.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrives in Kathmandu and transfers to the hotel
  • Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Day 03: Lukla Flight (35 min) and Phakding Trekking (4 hours trek)
  • Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (6-7 hours trek)
  • Day 05: Namche Bazaar - Rest Day
  • Day 06: Namche Bazzar to Tengboche (5-6 hours trek)
  • Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (6-7 hours trek)
  • Day 08: Dingboche to Chhukung (3-4 hours trek)
  • Day 09: Rest at Chhukung
  • Day 10: Chhukung to Lobuche (6-7 hr walk) via Kongma La Pass (5535 m)
  • Day 11: Lobuche to Gorakshep (4 hours trek) to Everest Base Camp (5364 m/ 5-6 hours hike)
  • Day 12: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5555 m/ 3-4 hours hike) to Lobuche (3 hours trek)
  • Day 13: Lobuche to Dzongla (4-5 hours trek)
  • Day 14: Dzongla to Gokyo (7-8 hr walk) via Cho La Pass (5368 m) and Thangnak (4680 m)
  • Day 15: Rest at Gokyo and hike to Gokyo Ri (5360 m/4-5 hours hike)
  • Day 16: Gokyo to Marlung (7-8 hours trek) via Renjo La Pass (5360 m)
  • Day 17: Marlung to Namche Bazzar ( 5-6 hours trek)
  • Day 18: Namche to Lukla (7 hours trek)
  • Day 19: Flight to Kathmandu (35 min) and move to the hotel
  • Day 20: Final departure from Kathmandu.
Detail Itinerary

Trip note

The prime duty of Rising Adventure P. Ltd. is to provide the safety and security. During the trip, some factors beyond our control may affect and cause to change our itinerary such as weather condition, transportation, health condition of our clients and other natural disasters. At this moment, our company gives full authority to our guides for deciding what to do or not to do concerning on the interest of our clients.

While talking about the flight, sometimes it may delay due to the weather condition or the technical problem especially to go to Lukla from Kathmandu. At this time, Rising Adventure can charter either Helicopter or Twin Otter as per the demand of our clients.

We can also customize this trip for a single too according to their requirements.

Cost Details

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley by private vehicle
  • Three night accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Domestic Flight tickets (Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu) and only 15 kg of luggage with hand bag is allowed to carry
  • English speaking , an experienced, friendly and knowledgeable trekking guide during the trek
  • Friendly and strong porter, one porter for two trekkers
  • Three times foods during the trekking period (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) according to your choice
  • Accommodation in mountain
  • All necessary paper works, permit (national park fee) and TIMS cards for trekking
  • Sleeping bag and down jacket if necessary
  • All the government taxes
  • Farewell dinner at one of the typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional dance

Cost Excludes:

  • Nepal arrival visa fee
  • Travel insurance
  • Entrance fee at monument places in Kathmandu
  • Alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks
  • All your personal expenses
  • Hot shower, Battery charge and heater during the trekking
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • Other expenses which are not mention in the trip "Cost Includes"

Useful info

Travel Insurance:

Travel Insurance is compulsory for joining Rising Adventure’s activities. We require your travel insurance must cover the emergency accidents (includes helicopter rescue and air ambulance) with medical expenses and others like cancellation, personal liable, loss of luggage and so on. It helps you to travel freely and confidently. Please be noted that we do not arrange and sell insurance.


You will be stayed at 3-star hotel whenever you are in Kathmandu during your trip. While doing trekking in the Everest Region, you will be spent your nights at tea houses. If single rooms are available there in mountain, they will be provided and If not, it is needed to spend the nights with twin sharing basis.


During your trip in Everest Region, you will be provided only breakfast by the hotel of Kathmandu wherever you stay. Rising Adventure also invites you to have either lunch or dinner in your arrival or farewell by managing the time. But during your trekking, you will be had breakfast and dinner on basis of menu of local tea houses or lodges wherever you spend your nights and your lunch will be provided on the way of your walking. You will taste Nepalese food in most of the places in trekking period; however, there are some tea houses which provide some international food like Chinese, Indian, Continental, Tibetan and so on.


The itineraries of Rising Adventure are designed with preventive method especially for AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). We know that AMS occurs while in higher elevation which may cause to kill. So, our company has been organizing the trips in any Himalayan region of Nepal with paying serious attention to AMS. Our pivotal priority always goes to Safety and Security. In addition, all the guides and porters of our company are the trainer of First-Aid. However, we always advices our clients to consult with doctor and be the fit and fine before planning to do any adventurous activities in the higher elevation area whether i.e. in Himalayan region or in hilly region.

Leader(s) & Staff Arrangement:

Rising Adventure has skillful, experienced as well as expert team who operate your trip. Besides, we have such trekking and tour guides who can speak foreign language very well. They are very frank and expertise in the field of culture, ecosystem, history, flora and fauna and so on who make your trip immemorial. In addition, we have many numbers of tour guides and each of them can speak different language very fluently.

At last all the guides of Rising Adventures including Rock climbing and Mountaineering guides have authentic license related to their field. It means they are expert trainers.

Porter Rights:

We believe on “behind every successful man there is a woman”. So, Rising Adventure is also the outcome of our hard worker staffs especially the porters. Rising Adventure wants to make you sure that all the porters of our company are strong physically, behave friendly and speak a lit bit English as well as carry your backpacks very safely. So, Rising Adventure also pays the serious attention towards them. We treat them as equally as our other staffs like guides and office staffs. We even do the insurance of porters while they engage in any types of adventurous activities and also rescue them by providing Helicopter on our own expense whenever they are in dangerous condition. In addition, we have mentioned some rules too in the favour of porters like the weight of one luggage should be up to 20 kg, one porter is only for two travelers and so on.

Health & Experience Requirements:

Trekking in Everest Region is not too risky. You will have almost 6 hours walking during the trek. So, it is better to have past experiences either of hiking or of short days trekking in the higher elevation because you need to walk more times in higher elevation while trekking in this area. However, it is not mandatory to have such experiences, but you need to be fit and fine physically as well as mentally and no any technical skills are required to trek in Everest Region. Anyway, Rising Adventure believes in that if anyone has the strong intention to do something, s/he will be successful definitely due to his/her courageous will. In addition, Rising Adventure strongly advises you to have the regular exercises like jogging, walking, running, etc even for some periods of time before going to trekking because we agree that such types of exercise also helps to do trekking very easily in the higher elevation. At last we advise you to consult with doctor before heading to do any kinds of adventure activities.

Safety and Security:

Safety and Security of the travelers are essential during the trip. It is more important in the adventure activities as trekking, rafting, Jungle Safari, Bungee and other activities. For example you may have valuable things like money, passport, tickets, etc. So, you can use money belt and neck wallet for securing those things.

Rising Adventure suggests you to be aware of safety and security and asks to tell if you face any problems during the trip. We try to manage the possible solutions.

Responsible Tourism:

Many people are directly or indirectly joined in tourism, which is a large industry in Nepal. Different tourist activities are adventurous and some are less adventurous. Rising Adventure is a fully responsible adventure activities organizing company in Nepal. We are government certified and linked with the various tourism institutions. We pay taxes to the government of our travel packages and actions that we arrange and annually renewed. We are always cautious for the clients’ troubles and try to respond to them as soon as possible.

Best Seasons:

Trekking in Everest Region is very best in autumn as well as in spring seasons. So, it is crowded in these both seasons. If anyone prefers to have trekking in less crowded time for enjoying much, s/he can plan for trekking in winter in this area, though, it is cold. Although, it is quite boring to trek in the higher elevation in summer and monsoon seasons due to rainy times, some rain lovers can make a plan to trek even in these seasons because it is also the distinctive experience and you may enjoy this trekking with wet.

Additional Information:

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