Gokyo Renjo la pass trek chaperone you to the high Himalayan region for the best close-up view of the Mount Everest. Renjo la Pass and Chola Pass Everest Base Camp Trekking are one of the highly adventurous trekking in Khumbu region Walking to the ‘king of all mountains’ is an achievement in itself. The trail that was trace by Sir Edmund Hillary together with Tenzing Norgay in 1953 captivates thousands of trekkers from all over the world. Gokyo Renjo la pass trek bestow us with prodigious mountain panoramas; excellent hospitality of local Sherpa’s; Lush Himalaya’s flora, and unique faunas.
The trekking adventure commences with a thrilling flight to Lukla airport which is also called Tenzing Hillary airport. Then we will move our shanks through the Dudh Koshi Valley as we get deeper inside Khumbu Region. Surrounded by the magnificent soaring peaks, we will head towards Namche Bazaar, which is the capital of the Khumbu Sherpa’s. During the journey, we can witness mountain peaks such as Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Cho Oyo (8153m), Mt. Makalu (8,463m), Mt. Lhotse Shar (8,393m), and Mt. Lhotse (8,501m). Then we will further climb towards the Base Camp.
CHOLA AND RENJO LA TREK are among the world’s most recommended trekking in Nepal. And as an adventure freak, you mustn’t hold it back.
• Scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
• Chance to witness abundant flora and fauna
• Trekking to the foothill of majestic Everest, the world’s tallest mountain.
• Visit Sherpa Museum suited in Namche Bazaar
• Enjoy the stay in Sherpa and Tamang villages
• Visit many century-old Buddhist monasteries,
• Stunning views Mt Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Thamserku, Amadablam, and many other mountains
Where to meet:
We will meet upon your arrival at Kathmandu at Tribhuwan International Airport.
Day to day Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival
We will receive you at Tribhuvan International Airport. Then you shall be transferred to the hotel where you will spend two nights. During your leisure time, you will be visiting our office so that we could brief you about our program. Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu City Tour
Next morning, after enjoying your breakfast, we will visit Pashupatinath Temple, the center of Hindu pilgrimage. Then, we will visit Buddhist Stupa at Boudhnath and also enjoy the peace in Kathmandu Durbar Square. Durbar Square has many temples and monuments. On the way back to the hotel, you can do some shopping or explore the local areas. Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2840M) and trek to Phakding (2610M), 4 hrs,
After early morning breakfast, we will fly to Lukla. This 25 minutes’ scenic flight is a great adventure. Lukla airport is one of the most adventurous Airports in the whole world. If the weather is clear, we will get the spectacular views of the mountains ranges as we dive deep into the gorge of the Dudh Kosi valley. From Lukla, we will begin our trek with the view of Mt Nupla (5885m), Kwongde Range, and Kusum Kangaru (6367m). After a leisurely walk for a couple of hours, we will reach Phakding. Overnight in Phakding
Day 04: Trek to Namche (3440M), 6-7 hrs,
The path traces the Dudh Koshi valley to the north, passing through the oak and pines. After crossing the river twice by suspension bridges, we will arrive at the village of Monjo. Monjo is the entrance gate of the Sagarmatha National Park. After a slight climb to Jhorsalle, we can get a great view of Everest (8848m). Then the steep climb takes us to the beautiful village of Namche Bazaar that blesses us with the stunning views and a comfortable night. Overnight in Namche
Day 05: Exploring/ Acclimatization day in Namche (3440M),
Today, we will rest and let our bodies acclimatize to the increasing altitude. We can also do some short hiking around the place. Namche Bazaar is beautiful settlements in the region that has a delightful Sherpa house. You will have full day leisure to stroll around the Namche market, enjoy the views, and climb small hills. Overnight in Namche
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3860M), 5-6 hrs,
We commence our trek walking through the forest around the hillside high that lies just above the Dudh Kosi River. After an hour of walk, we will reach Phungithanga. The trail then climbs past some prayer wheels and the forest as we look out for the sight of musk deer and Himalayan Thar. The scattered settlements indicated the start of the Tengboche, which offers an awe-inspiring view of Amadablam (6856m), Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8501m), Nuptse (7861m), and other Himalayan giants. During the evening, we will visit the Monastery at Tengboche, the largest and most celebrated one in the Khumbu region. Overnight in Tengboche
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4410M), 5-6 hrs,
Early morning views of mountain ranges are spectacular in Tengboche. Today, we head further north towards Orsho. Then we will take the lower path that moves along the bank of the Imja Khola. The trails further pass through several mani walls, chortens, and small villages. Dingboche, the gateway to Chukung has a beautiful array of fields that are enclosed by stone walls so the farmers could protect the barley, buckwheat, and potatoes. Overnight in Dingboche
Day 08: Acclimatization day at Dingboche
Dingboche is another ideal place for acclimatization before we further climb to the increasing altitude. We will have a good amount of rest and explore the valley. We can also explore the nearby areas of the valley and go for a short hike. We will enjoy the beautiful views of the sunset in the mountain vista during the evening. Overnight in Dingboche
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4910M), 5-6 hrs,
The trail first leads downward to Pheriche village, and then a steep ascends takes us to the terminal moraine of Khumbu glacier. Today’s walk bestows us with the views of Ama Dablam, Mt.Tawache, north-Pokalde (5741m), Nuptse, and Kongma-Tse (5820m). The path then follows a pleasant valley and takes us to Lobuche. Overnight in Lobuche
Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep (5140M) via Everest Base Camp (5364M), 6-7 hrs,
During the first section of our trail, we will climb from Lobuche. Take your time to detour to the real edge of the moraine to overlook the Khumbu glacier. Along the rocky path with the beautiful mountain views, we will reach Gorakshep. This place is the original Everest Base Camp, but the new camp is further up the valley.
After lunch, we will continue climbing towards Everest Base Camp, which is 3.5 km one way. The Base Camp bestows us great chances to experience the freezing yet pleasure conditions. After exploring the base camp and enjoying the views of the surroundings glacier, we will walk back to Gorakshep. Overnight in Gorakshep
Day 11: Trek to Dzonglha (4,860m), via Kalapatthar (5550M), 5-6 hrs,
Mornings in Gorakshep are usually bright and sparkling. So, early morning is the best time to climb the Kalapatthar (the highest point of our trek), which is about 2 km one way. Kalapatthar offers the world’s most definitive mountain views i.e. 360-degree dramatic panoramic of Mt Everest and other mountains like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Ama Dablam, along with many other peaks.
Then it’s a steep descent to Dzonglha where we will spend our night. Overnight in Dzonglha
Day 12: Trek to Thanknak (4830M), via Cho-La Pass (5350M), 6-7 hrs
Today is a long trek towards Thanknak as we cross several streams and curving roads. As we walk, we can witness some village that is visible down in the distance. It’s a tough walk to Cho-La Pass, but once we do the climb, the view is awe-inspiring. The vast Chola Lake that spreads below Mt. Cholatse is visible at this point. The lake stretch until we climb town to a wide basin. The entire trek demands about 8 hours of walk. Overnight in Thanknak
Day 13: Trek to Gokyo (4750M), 5-6 hrs,
Today, it’s an easy and short walk to Gokyo. After breakfast, we will commence our trek from Machherma and move through the land that is mostly downhill. Then we will stop for lunch and further trek before we get to Gokyo. Gokyo is the most beautiful valley in the Khumbu region that bestows us with many beautiful lakes, mesmerizing landscapes, and the magnificent Himalayan view. Overnight in Gokyo
Day 14: Trek to Gokyo-Ri (5357M) and back to Gokyo, 5-6 hrs
After days of hectic walk, today, we will just rest and chill out in Gokyo Valley. During the day, we will climb Gokyo Ri to enjoy the scene from the most beautiful viewpoint of the Everest Region. Also, there are six lakes in the Gokyo region, which shouldn’t be missed. The fourth lake i.e., Thonak Tsho and the fifth lake i.e., Ngozuma Tsho are the most beautiful ones. The views of Cho-Oyu, Everest, Gyachung Kang, Nuptse, Lhotse, and Makalu are just too beautiful. Overnight in Gokyo
Day 15: Trek to Lunde (4,310m) via Renjo-La (5360M), 5-6 hrs,
After a rest day in Gokyo, we are ready to climb the third pass. At the very dawn, we will trace our steep path towards Renjo-La. After 3 to 4 hours of walk, we get to Renjo La for the dazzling views of Himalayan vista as Everest itself, Cholatse, Taboche, and Lhotse. Then we will descend to Lunde which can be hazardous due to the ice present in the way. Overnight in Lunde
Day 16: Trek to Thame (3,800m) 3-4 hrs
Today’s walk is pleasant as we pass through the stone-walled mani. We take the path through the forest of Juniper and Rhododendron. We walk slowly with the view of Ama Dablam, Everest, and Lhotse that towers on the left. After a few hours of walk, we reach the village of Thame. Thame is the beautiful Sherpa settlements. Overnight in Thame
Day 17: Trek to Namche (3440M), 5-6 hrs,
We will continue to trek down through the hillside that is blanketed by the tress of rhododendron and juniper. After crossing a few suspension bridges, we will trek onwards to Namche Bazaar. If we are lucky, we will witness the dense wildlife of Pheasants, Musk deer, Himalayan Griffons, and the wild goat. On a clear day, the view from Namche is stunning. Overnight in Namche
Day 18: Trek to Lukla (2840M), 5-6 hrs,
The steep descent from Namche Bazaar to Dudh Koshi is one of the hardest parts of the entire trek. Once we cross the high suspension bridge over Dudh Koshi, the route runs mostly level. We will pass through the forest with the distance view of snow-covered ranges before we arrive in Lukla. Overnight in Lukla
Day 19: Fly to Kathmandu (1350M), 25 minutes,
Waving a final goodbye to the Khumbu region and our porters, we will take a flight back to Kathmandu. As far as the weather allows us, the fight is scheduled early morning. Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 20: Departure
For the last day, we will drive you to the airport as per your flight schedule and wave you a final goodbye.
● Private transfer Airport-Hotel-Airport,
● Guided City Tour in Kathmandu by a Private Vehicle
● Kathmandu accommodation on twin sharing basis with breakfast
● Fly Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu (Yourself & guide),
● Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
● Everest National Park Entry Permit,
● TIMS permit (Trekker’s info Management System),
● Teahouse-Lodge accommodation throughout the trek,
● Three meals daily whereas on the trek: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,
● Experienced communicatory government license holder mountain trekking guide,
● Experienced mountain trekking porter,
● All program per itineraries on full board as per itinerary,
● Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipment, insurance, and different facilities to employees throughout the trek,
● Farewell dinner at typical Nepali cultural Café/restaurant,
● Rescue arrangements,
● Local and government TAX-VAT etc.
● Meals (Lunch & Dinner) whereas in Kathmandu,
● Your travel/trekking insurance,
● International fare,
● Tips for trekking employees and driver (Tipping is expected),
● All types of alcoholic & soft drinks,
● Personal shopping, laundry, trekking instrumentation, etc.
● Nepal Entry Visa fee,
● Cost raised by cancelation, landslide, weather, political unrest, unwellness that aren’t beneath our management,
● Extra Night Accommodation in Kathmandu In- case of Early Arrival, Late Departure or Early Return from Trip (due to any reason) out of scheduled itinerary,
● Any different expenses that aren’t mentioned in the “Trip Includes” section etc.
● Monument entrance fees while on a tour in Kathmandu (approx USD26 per person)
● The departure schedule can be changed on any unavoidable circumstances such as weather hazards, festivals, natural changes of walking track, road slides, avalanches, public strikes, etc.
● We have got other additional programs like Mt. Flight, Bungee jumping, Paragliding, Helicopter tour, Film shooting, Rock climbing, Ultralight, Sightseeing, Jungle safari, etc. We can include these programs on your recent trip to your request.