Everest Three Passes Trek, the challenging grade trekking trail in Khumbu is often known as Everest High Trek or Everest High Pass Trek. Trekking itinerary encounter with series of high alpine trek in Khumbu, i.e. Renjo La Pass, Chola Pass and Khongma La Pass. It makes complete circuit from Namche. You can do it either clockwise or anti clockwise. You can either start from Jiri or from Lukla.

This is a long trek with approximate eighteen to twenty day length. Some operators also operate Everest Three Pass and Three Peak Climbing Trek. This is similar trek itinerary with additional accent of Island Peak, Lobuche Peak and Kyajo RI Peak. High level of fitness is required. Below is the day to day itinerary and elevation information.

Everest Three High Passes Trekking Itinerary

Day 01

Kathmandu to Lukla flight and trek to Phakding
Elevation from sea level 8563 Ft. / 2610 m

Day 02

Trek from Phakding to Namche
Elevation from sea level 11,286 Ft. / 3440 m

Day 03

Acclimatization Day in Namche (Explore Khumjung & Everest View Hotel, Sherpa Museum and Hillary Memorial)
Elevation from sea level 11,286 Ft. / 3440 m

Day 04

Trek from Namche to Tengboche
Elevation from sea level 12,644 Ft. / 3860 m

Day 05

Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche
Elevation from sea level 14,600 Ft. / 4400 m

Day 06

Acclimatization Day in Dingboche (Explore Chukung or Hike up to Nagarjun Hill, which offer incredible view of Makalu, Island Peak and Mt. Ama Dablam)
Elevation from sea level 14,600 Ft. / 4400 m

Day 07

Trek from Dingboche to Chukung
Elevation from sea level 15,548 Ft. / 4730 m

Day 08

Trek from Chukung to Lobuche via Khongma La Pass
Elevation from sea level 16,109 Ft. / 4910 m

Day 09

Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep, Day Trip to Everest Base Camp
Elevation from sea level 16,863 Ft. / 5140 m

Day 10

Hike to Kalapatthar and Trek to Dzongla
Elevation from sea level 15,846 Ft. / 4380 m

Day 11

Trek from Dzongla to Thagnak via Chola Pass
Elevation from sea level 15,255 Ft. / 4650 m

Day 12

Trek from Thagnak to Gokyo
Elevation from sea level 15,715 Ft. / 4790 m

Day 13

Trek from Thagnak to Gokyo RI and overnight in Gokyo 3rd Lake
Elevation from sea level 15,715 Ft. / 4790 m

Day 14

Trek from Gokyo to Marlung via Renjo La Pass
Elevation from sea level 13,845 Ft. / 4210 m

Day 15

Trek from Marlung to Thame
Elevation from sea level 12,532 Ft. / 3820 m

Day 16

Rest day in Thame (Explore Thame Monastery and Sherpa Village)
Elevation from sea level 12,532 Ft. / 3820 m

Day 17

Trek from Thame to Namche
Elevation from sea level 11,286 Ft. / 3440 m

Day 18

Trek from Namche to Phakding
Elevation from sea level 8563 Ft. / 2610 m

Day 19

Trek from Phakding to Lukla
Elevation from sea level 9317 Ft. / 2840

Day 20

Kathmandu to Lukla flight
Elevation from sea level 4265 Ft. / 1300 m

Check online trek map for Everest Three Pass. This is an anti clockwise three passes trek itinerary. This is recommended against clockwise three passes trek in Everest. Because it is easier to traverse Chola Pass and Renjo La pass starting from eastern side. For more information about Everest, checkĀ homepage.