Everest Base Camp Trek via Cho La and Renjo La Passes 21 Days s

Key Information

21 Days
Max People: 10
Max. Altitude : 5545 m
Activity : Trekking
Start - End : Kathmandu - Kathmandu
Accommodation: 3 star hotel in Kathmandu
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Everest Base Camp via Cho La and Renjola Passes completely the adventure passion of trekkers. For people who love adventure then this is the extreme adventure trip organize in the Everest region blend with the magnificent Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake. This trek suit the trekkers who have plenty of time to stay in Nepal and curiosity for the exploration of the unique mountains in the higher elevation including the serenity of the magnificent Gokyo Lake.


The Everest region is visited by 30,000 people every year and accomplished the trekking desire. Most of the trekkers are just summit the base camp and return their home as they are far away from the adventure trip which they never can experience in their life. Fewer people choose this site for hiking as the trail is uncrowded and the route is a little more difficult routes the Cho La and Renjola pass. Fewer people know the beauty of the pristine Gokyo Lake and the value of the spiritual hub of Gokyo valley.


People will get the award of the outstanding mountain scenery after the hard pass of Cho La while there are much better iconic mountain views than the base camp. 
The trekking trip starts after flying from the historical city Kathmandu to Lukla. Similarly, the trail enters the Sagarmatha National Park along the bank of the Dudh Koshi River. The National Park proudly presents the exceptional panorama of the Everest Himalayan series in the zenith. The journey comparatively difficult than Everest Base Camp Trek as you need to cross the High pass of Cho La (5420m) and prominent Gokyo valley then Renjola Pass then Thame. The guide will lead you in your whole trekking trip and will explain the religion, cultures, history of the Sherpa villages, and about the monastery. You will know the similarity between Sherpa and Tibetan people as both following Tibetan Buddhism and have the same lifestyles.  


Moreover, while you are rounding the periphery of the territory trail of Tibet all are the reference for the later days to allow to take a glimpse of Tibet as the most wonderful part of this trip is to see most of the trekking part and mountains in the Everest region in your half month trek. You will be surprised by the everyday changeable mountain vista on your way to different camps. Prayer flags, mani walls, mani stones, and chorten that you see on the way filled your spirit by the religion and the belief. Every place has its own features like terrace Yak grazing fields, dry land, alpine forests, rhododendron woods, and the steep hill and rocky trails. In terms of beauty in the mountain region, the Sherpa people are lucky to embrace all the phenomena. 


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Day 01 – Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu  

Any time of your arrival at Kathmandu airport, our airport representative will warmly welcome you and transfer to the hotel and explain about your trekking program. This day will not have any activities as you can rest and go around then overnight stay at the hotel and check the trekking gears. 


Day 02 – Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley and Ready for the Trek

After breakfast in the morning, our tour guide takes you to the World Heritage Sites listed by UNESCO in the Kathmandu valley for tours in the historical places. Today mainly visit Kathmandu Durbar Square to see the unique Newari art and architecture by the 17th century around the pagoda styles Hindu temples as the main attraction of this spot is the Living goddess Kumari, perhaps the only living goddess in the world. After observing everything in the Durbar Square we process to another sightseeing spot to the Swoyambhunath Stupa (monkey temple) located in the hilltop above the valley and observe the Kathmandu valley and mountains in the horizon. Our next place for tour is Boudhanath Stupa as it is built in the huge Mandala beautifully. All the decoration of the stupa is dominated by Buddhist art and architecture directly related to Tibetan Buddhism. Similarly, another site to visit is Pashupatinath temple in our tour, which belongs to Hinduism as many people from India and Nepal come to worship Shiva during the Maha Shivaratri festival, and Many Hindu women gathering at Teej festival to worship Pashupatinath. And, other attraction is the pagoda style gold plated temple and other Shiva Lingam including the Hindu cremation system in the bank of the holy Bagmati River. Then back to the hotel collect your insurance paper in case occur any problem during the trek. 


Day 03 – Fly to Lukla from Kathmandu airport then trek to Phakding (2652m/8699ft), Duration: 4 hours 

Our trekking is starting with the outstanding mountain flight to Lukla including the scenic verities of the mountains and the landscapes. After landing at Lukla we process our walking towards Phakding along with the deep green Dudh Koshi River. On then we will see the green forests of rhododendron forests and crops producing in the green terrace fields. Mt. Khumbila is just straight ahead of our track is the mother goddess of the Sherpa people, a sacred mountain none climbed till this date. Furthermore, we continue our walk view by the Kusum Kangaroo and arrive at Phkading. Overnight stay at the tea house, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.


Day 04 – Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11283ft), Duration: 6 hours 

After a delicious breakfast in the morning, we will walk ahead to Monjo where we take the Sagarmatha National Park to permit us to enter the Everest region. It will be the stunning views of the towering mountains in the surrounding passes by Mani walls, prayer flags, and chortens. After crossing some suspension bridges over the Dudh Koshi River we walk a strenuous track up to the Namche Bazaar inside the alpine forests and reach to the historical mountain village of Namche Bazaar used to be the ancient trading center by locals and the Tibetan merchants. 


Day 05 – Acclimatization Day 

This is the day for acclimatization as we hike to Everest View Hotel above the Namche Bazaar to see the mesmerizing views of Everest Mountains range. Spending some time at the View Hotel and take pictures of the beautiful mountains Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku, etc. As your hiking will help you to adjust to the high altitude and prevent from the Acute Mountain Sickness. While we down to the Namche Bazaar we will visit the Sherpa mountain museum and Everest Photo Gallery including the spectacular views of the numerous mountains on the horizon. Overnight stay at the tea house, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included. 


Day 06 – Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3860m/12660ft), Duration: 6 hours 

In the morning we start our journey towards the Tengboche walking in the cycle trail and down the Phungi Tengga in the Dudh Koshi valley sighting the gorgeous view of the snowcapped mountains. Opt our journey one hour more steep to the rocky trail will arrive at the Tengboche. We will visit the Tengboche monastery located at the elevation of 3860 meters the spiritual center of the Khumbu valley. Overnight sat at the tea house, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included. 


Day 07 – Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m/14464ft), Duratiuon: 5 hiurs 

We follow the rhododendron woods down the Imja Khola and cross by the suspension bridge and ascend to the Pangboche, a beautiful Sherpa village in the base of the Mt. Ama Dablam. Then we walk through the rocky trails and arrive at the heavenly place of the Dingboche Sherpa village also known as the "SUMMER VALLEY" situated at the lap of the King Mountains. Overnight stay at the tea house, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included. 


Day 08 – Dingboche to Nagarjun Hill (5100m/16728ft) and Return, Duration: 6 hours 

This is our second day of acclimatization and hike to Nagarjun Hill located above the Dingboche at the altitude of 5100 m., exploring the awesome valley of Dingboche walking through the steep trail to the dry land. Experience the hiking in the virgin land in the Himalaya and reach the top of the Nagarjun cliff close to Chukung valley. Moreover, the cliff provides calmly the beautiful scattered peaks of Ama  Dablam, Lhotse, Island peak, Lobuche East, Lobuche West, Khangtega, Tawache Peak, etc. If the weather is clear you will see the magnificent view of the Mt. Makalu. Capturing the awesome memory of the breathtaking scenery of the mountain panorama in the mind return back to the Dingboche and eat lunch and rest. Overnight stay at the tea house, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included. 


Day 09 Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m/16105ft), Duration: 5 hours 

After breakfast in Dingboche, we walk up to the dry meadow use to graze the Yak and walk parallel with Pheriche and reach to the Thukla. The trail further goes steep up to the Thkula pass walking for two hours and view the Mt. Pumori, Khumbutse, Lingtren, Nuptse in the side of the Khumbu glacier and walk through the rocky trail then reach the ultimate point of Lobuche. Overnight stay at the tea house, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included. 


Day 10 – Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5364m/17594ft) via Gorakshep (5181m/16994ft), Duration: 8 hours 

This is your fantastic day as we will set our steps in the Everest Base Camp. Walking smoothly to avoid the Acute Mountain Sickness in the sight of the world's highest mountain base camp. Similarly, walk around three hours we will arrive at the Gorakshep a beautiful place for an overnight stay. There are limited numbers of tea houses, so some time will not get the room then need to sleep in the dining. Check-in by the tea house and then process our journey to the Everest Base Camp walking through the loser rock trails somewhere and finally arrive at the Base Camp. View the stunning Khumbu Icefall and magnificent mountains in the surroundings. Spend your time for photography and experience the peaceful environment than back to the Gorakshep and overnight stay at the tea house. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included

Day 11 Hike to Kalapathar (5545m/18188ft) and Trek to Dzongla (4830m/15840ft), Duration: 7 hours 

Wake up early in the morning and hike up to Kalapathar (5545m/18188ft) best vantage point to see the incredible sunrise from the opposite of Mt. Everest. Spend your time to take a glimpse of the spectacular Everest mountain series such as Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Pumori, Lingtren, Khumbutse, Changtse, and many numerous incredible peaks. After viewing the extraordinary mountains then back to Gorakshep and eat breakfast and set the journey towards Dzongla. Overnight stay at the tea house, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included. 

Day 12 – Dzongla to Thanknak (4700m/15415ft) via crossing over Cho La Pass (5420m/17780ft), Duration: 8 hours 

We begin our journey early in the morning to climb up to Cho La Pass and crossing down the Thanknak. Cho La Pass is relatively risky as one of the most adventurous places in the trekking trail to the Everest region. Fewer trekkers are able to pass through and some may give up as by thinking its difficulty but, proceed following by the guide direction you will be able to cross it and will not get any problem. Overnight stay at the tea house in Thanknak, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included. 


Day 13 – Trek to Gokyo Lake (4790m/15710ft), Duration: 3 hours 

Today is the specific day completed after the risk pass is providing the awesome feeling of the trekking trip. We trek to Gokyo Lake crossing over the Ngozumpa Glacier 36 kilometers longer as it is the biggest glacier in the Himalayan region. Gokyo village in the base of the extraordinary mountain Cho You spectacular scene of pristine Gokyo Lake. After Lunch, you can explore the glacier or the lakes as per your choice and take the pictures for your further memory of the epic journey to the Gokyo Valley. Go around Dudh Pokhari and take some snapshots on your mobile or camera. Overnight stay at the tea house at the Gokyo, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included. 


Day 14 – Hike to Gokyo Ri (5360m/17880ft) and Return, Duration: 5 hours 

Wake up early in the morning and begin ascending the steep rocky trail in the dry land towards Gokyo – Ri for the incredible scenery of the Malangur Himalayan series. It will take around 3 hours to the summit on top of the Gokyo Ri that let you behold the panorama of the Mt. Cho Oyu, The Everest, Lhotse, Makalu Tawache, Gyazung Khang, and Cholatse. After spending your time on the cliff return back to the Gokyo and go for catching the awesome scene of the Ngozumba Glacier – The biggest glacier in Nepal. Overnight stay at the tea house, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included. 

Day 15 – Gokyo to Lunden (4300m14104ft) via Renjo La Pass 

Today we proceed to Lunden crossing over the Renjo La Pass challenging the adventure and exciting trek in the Everest region. It will the great views of numerous mountain scenery from the top of the Renjo La Pass. We walk down into the northern remote valley where entry is restricted and the landscapes connected to the Tibetan border. On the Tibetan, traders may be descending from the Nangpa La pass leading by the caravans of the yak laden with commodities. Overnight stay at the tea house at Lunden, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included. 


Day 16 – Lunden to Thame (3800m/13464ft), Duration: 5 hours 

After a delicious breakfast proceeds our trekking descends to Thame for observing the breathtaking snow mountains. There might be the camping of Tibetan merchants to take the picture of the rare lifestyle and about 150 meters above Thame, Thame monastery is situated incredible monastery among the home of the monks and the ley personnel. This is the site that celebrated the Mani Rimdu festival in the middle of May in each year. Overnight stay at the tea house at Thame, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included. 


Day 17 – Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11283ft) Duration: 5 hours 

After breakfast in the morning, we process our trek towards Namche Bazaar following the flat terrain of Thamo. The trekking will be filled with joy and excitement as we are completing the long trekking in the Everest region. Overnight stay at the tea house, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included 

Day 18 – Trek Down to Lukla (2800m/9184ft): Duration 7 hours 

The trek descending down along the way of Dudh Koshi River inside the rhododendron and alpine forests to Lukla, where you will catch the flight for Kathmandu. Overnight stay at the Lodge at Lukla, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.


Day 19 - Fly to Kathmandu from Lukla 

After you spend a wonderful time playing with the astounding sceneries of the majestic mountains and it is time to say goodbye to all of them and take the breathtaking 25 minutes iconic flight to Kathmandu then transfer to the hotel and review the memories and the see the pictures of your great adventure in life. Breakfast included 


Day 20 – Reserved Day 

After your long adventure to the Everest region, you may need to relax for your body and want to visit the city area. Go around the market and do shopping for the souvenir for your family, relatives, or friends. 

Day 21 – Departure 

Approximately 3 hours before our airport representatives will do farewell and transfer to Tribhuwan International Airport and fly back to your home country. 


Everest Base Camp Trek via Cho La and Renjo La Passes 21 Days

Helena Troy

April 25, 2019 at 10:46 am

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Helena Troy

April 25, 2019 at 10:46 am

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