About Trip

The Everest 3 High Passes Trek is a perfect package for those who have a keen interest in adventures in the mountains. The Everest three High Passes Trekking takes you to the quintessence of beauty in the Himalayas. The major highlights of the trek are Renjola pass (5340m), Cho La pass (5420m) and the Kongma La pass (5535m). Another gem of a place that you will be setting foot on is the Everest Base Camp. Experience the exhilarating aura of the busy and mind-blowing base camp with several mountaineers and Sherpas preparing to ascend and some descending the giant mountain. Explore and learn more about the surroundings of the Gorak Shep and the Gokyo Ri.

The Everest 3 High Passes Trek is not only an adventurous journey but a rather spiritual one as well. Find your real selves as you encounter the hardworking, dedicated, warm and friendly Sherpas and their astonishing stories about living in the Himalayas. Connect and ignite your spirituality as you visit monasteries that decorate the villages that you pass through. Feel at peace as you encounter monks draped in red and yellow singing Buddhist prayers, while colorful prayer flags sway with the wind.

Index Adventure has been dedicated to giving you the best trekking experience. Over the years, we have assisted hundreds of adventure enthusiasts like you and have dedicated and pushed ourselves to provide excellent services with top priority for your safety. Our experienced and professional travel guides will ensure that you have the best experience as you undertake the Everest 3 High Passes Trek. We would be absolutely honored to be a part of your journey of a lifetime.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu, (1350m).
  • Day 02: Free & prepare for trekking.
  • Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2800m) and trek to Phakding (2652m). 3 - 4 hrs walk.
  • Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m). 5 - 6 hrs walk.
  • Day 05: Rest Day at Namche Bazaar.
  • Day 06: Trek to Thame (3800m), 4 - 5 Hrs walk.
  • Day 07: Trek to Marulung (4210m), 5 - 6 Hrs walk.
  • Day 08: Marlung to Lungden (4380m), 2 - 3 Hrs walk.
  • Day 09: Lungden – Renjo La Pass (5360m) - Gokyo (4800 m), 8 - 9 Hrs Walk
  • Day 10: Hike to Gokyo Ri, (5357m),4 -5 Hrs Walk .
  • Day 11: Trek to Thaknak (4750 m), 5 - 6 Hrs Walk.
  • Day 12: Cross the Cho-La Pass and down to Dzongla (4830m), 7 - 8 Hrs Walk.
  • Day 13: Trek to Lobuche (4940m), 4 - 5 Hrs Walk.
  • Day 14: Trek to Gorak Shep (5170m) - Everest Base Camp (5364m) - Gorak Shep: 8 - 9 Hrs Walk.
  • Day 15: Hike up to Kala Patthar (5545m) and descend to Lobuche (4940 m): 7 - 8hrs Walk.
  • Day 16: Climb up the Kongma La (5535m) and descend to Chhukung (4730m): 6 - 7 Hrs walk.
  • Day 17: Trek to Tengboche (3860m): 5 - 6 Hrs Walk.
  • Day 18: Trek to Namche Bazaar: 4- 5 Hrs walk.
  • Day 19: Trek down to Lukla (2800m). 6 - 8 hrs walk.
  • Day 20: Fly Back to Kathmandu.
  • Day 21: Transfer to International Airport.

Cost Includes:

  • Tourists class transportation to and from the airport and hotel.
  • Both ways Flights tickets Kathmandu –Lukla-Kathmandu.
  • 2 Nights standards Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Trekking lodge /Teahouse accommodations during the trek.
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek.
  • Government Licensed Holder trekking guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Flight and insurance.
  • Porter during the Trekking (1 Potter for 2 trekkers) with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, and insurance.
  • All necessary paperwork, Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit, Trekker’s Information Management System (TIMS) including local Tax, Government tax & official expenses.
  • Sleeping bag & Duffel Bag (if you do not have your own, to be returned after trip completion).
  • Supporter guide group size above 8+ people.
  • The arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Exclusive Medical Kit Bag.
  • Index Adventure T-shirt & Trekking Achievement Certificate.

 

 

Cost Excludes:

  • Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu city.
  • Excess baggage more than 15kg for Lukla flight.
  • Extra night accommodation and meals if early departure from the mountain.
  • Nepal visa fee (You can apply for Online or you can easily issue the visa on arrival at International Airport Kathmandu.
  • Travel and rescue insurance (necessary).
  • International airfare.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic hot and cold drinks & all desserts sweet things.
  • Hot shower and battery charging in trekking Mountains.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in including section.
  • Tips for the guide, porter and driver (Tipping is voluntary).

Trip Map

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrival at Kathmandu, (1350m).Welcome to the land of the Himalayas. Upon your arrival, you will be greeted and further escorted to your booked hotel by one of our representatives. Leave all the trouble in our hands from this point on, Overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 02Free & prepare for trekking.Explore the walking streets of Thamel and absorb the amazing vibes of this tourist hub. Prepare yourselves for the trek by doing some last minute shopping or either relaxing with a trekker’s massage at a spa, Overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 03Fly to Lukla (2800m) and trek to Phakding (2652m). 3 - 4 hrs walk.After a 25 minute flight, brace yourselves to land at one of the world’s most dangerous airport. This notorious airport is the only gateway to the Himalayas, with hundreds of flights every day. Commence your trek to Phakding, as you come across several Sherpa villages. Along the way, immerse yourselves in the local culture, Stay composed mentally and physically for the toilsome trek to Namche Bazaar. The 9.4km trek will bring together several other trekkers, Himalayan animals, and mind-blowingly strong porters along the way. The picturesque amphitheater like Namche Bazaar is definitely a treat, Stay composed mentally and physically for the toilsome trek to Namche Bazaar. The 9.4km trek will bring together several other trekkers, Himalayan animals, and mind-blowingly strong porters along the way. The picturesque amphitheater like Namche Bazaar is definitely a treat, Overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 04Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m). 5 - 6 hrs walk.Stay composed mentally and physically for the toilsome trek to Namche Bazaar. The 9.4km trek will bring together several other trekkers, Himalayan animals, and mind-blowingly strong porters along the way. The picturesque amphitheater like Namche Bazaar is definitely a treat, Overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 05Rest Day at Namche Bazaar.Acclimatize yourselves with the higher altitude at the Gateway of the Himalayas. With narrow alleys filled with pubs, bars, and restaurants, enjoy your last day around modernity. Keep yourselves warm with some Tibetan butter tea and the sweet gossips of the locals, Overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 06Trek to Thame (3800m), 4 - 5 Hrs walk.Our routes take us along the Bhote Koshi River, where the first village that we will come across is Phurte. Along the way, several monasteries grace the routes. As we reach midway, we make a quick stop for some warm tea and some gossips at a tea house, Overnight at guesthouse.
  • Day 07Trek to Marulung (4210m), 5 - 6 Hrs walk.Escaping the view of greenery for the rest of the trek, we make our way to the extremely small village of Marulung. After trekking for 5-6 hours, we approach a small bridge tiny stream which eventually brings us to the village of Marulung, Overnight at guesthouse.
  • Day 08Marlung to Lungden (4380m), 2 - 3 Hrs walk.Today is the easiest day of the entire trek. This 2-3 hour, 200m uphill trek has been designated to help you acclimatize and put you in a comfortable place for the few backbreaking days that lie ahead.Overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 09Lungden – Renjo La Pass (5360m) - Gokyo (4800 m), 8 - 9 Hrs WalkToday is going to be one of the ne plus ultra moments of the entire trip. As we get closer to the fantastic Renjo La pass, the panoramic view will leave you aghast and open-mouthed. Today's trail has plenty of stunning views in store for us. The turquoise blue and crystal clear waters of Longpongolake, Taboche Tsho, and Dudh Pokhari await to mesmerize you. As we walk past the Dudh Pokhari, we finally get to the Gokyo Lake. We’ll call it a day as we admire the panoramic views of the Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu and several another pinnacle, Overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 10Hike to Gokyo Ri, (5357m),4 -5 Hrs Walk .Only a few hours do not do justice to exploring and traversing around the surrounding of Gokyo. We spare the day to visit the nearby Thonak Tsho Lake, Ngozuma Tsho lake and Ngozumpa glacier, which also happens to be the largest glacier of Nepal, Overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 11Trek to Thaknak (4750 m), 5 - 6 Hrs Walk.As we move away from the Gokyo Ri towards Thaknak, witness the stunning overhead view of the Gokyo lake. After almost 6 hours, we get to the village of Thaknak, where we will spend the night at Lodge.
  • Day 12Cross the Cho-La Pass and down to Dzongla (4830m), 7 - 8 Hrs Walk.Today's trek may be rather challenging and strenuous for some. If we happen to be lucky enough to have the weather is in our favor, special equipment’s won’t be necessary and we will have a rather peaceful trek. Despite the trek being a difficult one, it will definitely be worth it, Overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 13Trek to Lobuche (4940m), 4 - 5 Hrs Walk.Today's trek is relatively short but definitely a groundbreaking one. A once in a lifetime experience will take you through trails between mountains that seem to be sandwiched together. Along the way, say hello to the Dughlalake. Upon getting to Lobuche, enjoy the views of the stunning peaks, particularly the Tawoche and Nuptse, Overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 14Trek to Gorak Shep (5170m) - Everest Base Camp (5364m) - Gorak Shep: 8 - 9 Hrs Walk.Walking along the trails that link the sub-zero moraines and the walls of mountains, we set foot on the Italian glacier. Through steep rocky trails, frozen streams, we get to the famous Everest Base Camp. Explore the camp to the fullest. After some time, we make our way to Gorak Shep, which was the spot for the Everest Base camp back in the days, Overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 15Hike up to Kala Patthar (5545m) and descend to Lobuche (4940 m): 7 - 8hrs Walk.Today, Kala Patthar is where we will be going to. Kala Patthar directly translates to ‘Black Rock’ in Nepali. Although Kala Patthar isn’t a gem of a mountain, it provides an excellent view of the Mount Everest. After getting there and gaining what we can, we make our way towards Lobuche, where we will spend the night.Overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 16Climb up the Kongma La (5535m) and descend to Chhukung (4730m): 6 - 7 Hrs walk.Not everyone dares to set foot upon the challenging trails of Kongma La. Upon getting to the world’s most stunning mountain land, you will enjoy the panoramic views of few of the highest peaks. Later, we make our way downwards to Chhukung, where we spend the night, Overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 17Trek to Tengboche (3860m): 5 - 6 Hrs Walk.As we get nearer to Tengboche, our eyes face the greenery and we are in the vicinity of some refreshing trees. Along the way, we will have an encounter with the exquisite Tengboche monastery. A quick tour of the Tengboche monastery is ensured to uplift our spirituality and enhance our bliss. Overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 18Trek to Namche Bazaar: 4- 5 Hrs walk.As for today, we head back to the ever so enchanting Namche bazaar. After the 6 hour trek, explore what you couldn’t at the beginning of the trek. An excellent way to celebrate the completion of your trek is by chilling at one of the several bars.Overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 19Trek down to Lukla (2800m). 6 - 8 hrs walk.Today, we make our way to Lukla. Gear up and let's promise ourselves to make the most out of our last trek. As we walk along the narrow terraced trails where yaks, porters, and locals walk about, visual fragments of our entire trip come alive in our minds, Overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 20Fly Back to Kathmandu.We end our trip with the infamous 25-minute terror flight from the Tenzing Hillary airport to the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu. Gaze and thoroughly paint the views of the Himalayas on your mind for one last time.
  • Day 21Transfer to International Airport.It's time to pack your bags and hop on the plane back home. We believe you will be going back with wonderful memories. Our representatives will escort you to the airport in accordance with your flight time.

Departure Dates

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25 April, 2018 15 May, 2018 US $1799 Available Book Now
07 May, 2018 27 May, 2018 US $1799 Available Book Now
24 May, 2018 13 June, 2018 US $1799 Limited Book Now
31 May, 2018 20 June, 2018 US $1799 Available Book Now
17 September, 2018 07 October, 2018 US $1799 Available Book Now
25 September, 2018 15 October, 2018 US $1799 Available Book Now
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07 October, 2018 27 October, 2018 US $1799 Available Book Now
19 October, 2018 08 November, 2018 US $1799 Limited Book Now
31 October, 2018 20 November, 2018 US $1799 Available Book Now
04 November, 2018 24 November, 2018 US $1799 Available Book Now
17 November, 2018 07 December, 2018 US $1799 Available Book Now
30 November, 2018 20 December, 2018 US $1799 Available Book Now
25 December, 2018 14 January, 2019 US $1799 Available Book Now

FAQS

How much should I tip my guide and porter?

Tips are appreciated by your support team after the trip. The amount depends on your budget and appreciation of their work. Some trekkers give 10% of the total tour cost as tips. This is absolutely your choice, make the best of it. Only you can decide this.

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