The Everest three pass trek is an exhilarating adventure in the Himalayas of Nepal linking Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake trek with two additional trails to the east and west of this central region that includes trekking on popular Everest trails while also discovering unique gems of the Khumbu region. This Everest three passes and peak trip is a physically demanding trekking adventure which crosses 3 high passes linking the four distinct valleys of Bhotekoshi, Gokyo, Khumbu and Imja Tse. On our trekking adventure, we cross three high passes in the Everest region – Kongma La Pass (5,535/18,159ft), Cho La Pass (5420m/17,782ft) and Renjo La Pass (5,340m/17,520ft) and set foot on the Everest base camp.

The Renjo la crossing is the stunning view of parades of Himalayan giants including Mt. Everest with clear Gokyo lakes at a single frame. We climb the Gokyo Ri, the first of our three peaks on our list to climb. We hike on the largest Ngonumpa glacier before crossing the Chola Pass. We join the popular Khumbu valley trekking route to hike the Kalapathar peak and to explore the Everest base camp. We trek to Chukung from Lobuche crossing the Kongmala pass the last pass in our trip another tough but a rewarding day.

From the Chukung, we climb our third peak: Chukung Ri a great hiking to the top with the stunning view of Amadablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu. We trek down to Lukla via Thyangboche monastery making a big circle to complete the 3 passes and peaks trip escorted by the hundreds of memories and the huge sense of achievement. Everest High Passes Trek is an ideal choice for a true adventure seeker looking for a challenging trek in the Everest region of Nepal which also involves crossing high mountain passes.