Everest Base Camp Trek with Chola and Renjo La Passes - 18 Days

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The Trek to Everest Base Camp over Renjo Pass and Chola Pass trail is the most adventurous expedition that one can experience in Nepal. It is the circuit trekking route that combines the two passes with the Everest Base Camp trek. The journey along the trail will take travelers across some amazing sightseeing of Himalayan giants like the Mt.

Everest, Makalu, Lhotse, Amadablam, Pumori, Nuptse and many other mountains. Apart from the mountainous terrains, travelers will also get to explore beautiful landscapes of the Gokyo valley and a host of sacred lakes. Among the other fascinating experiences that a traveler will get to experience during the journey are the beautiful forests with diverse species of flora and fauna, excellent glacial views like that of Ngozumpa Glacier and the rich culture of people dwelling there.

During the trekking trip, travelers will get to cross two high passes like the Renjo pass(5340m) and the Chola pass(5330m). It is from these passes that people will get to enjoy fantastic views of the remote valleys, the magnificent peaks and amazing glaciers surrounding the region. The friendly behavior of the local people makes the journey more pleasant experience.

Day 1
Arrival to Kathmandu & Transfer to the Hotel (1,400m)

Day 2
Fly from Kathmandu – Lukla and trek to Phakding (2,800m)

Day 3
Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazzar (3,440m)

Day 4
Acclimatization at Namche Bazzar : Hike to Khumjung Valley

Day 5
Trek from Namche Bazaar to Thame (3,820m)

Day 6
Trek from Thame to Murlung (4,210m)

Day 7
Trek from Murlung to Gokyo (4,790m) Via Renjo Pass (5,340m)

Day 8
Acclimatization day : Hike from Gokyo to Gokyo Ri (5,300m) and back to the Gokyo

Day 9
Trek from Gokyo to Thagnak (4,750m)

Day 10
Trek from Thagnak to Zungla (4,620m) via crossing Cho La Pass (5,330m)

Day 11
Trek from Zungla to Gorakshep (5,140m)

Day 12
Early Moring Trek from Gorakshep to Kalapathar (5,550m) back to Kalapathar (take Lunch) – Kalapathar to EBC (5,364m) and Descend to Lobuche (4,910m)

Day 13
Trek from Lobuche to Pangboche (3,930m)

Day 14
Trek from Pangboche to Namche Bazaar

Day 15
Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla

Day 16
Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu & Transfer to the Hotel

Day 17
Sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley

Day 18
Transfer to the Tribhuvan International Airport for final Departure

Cost Include

  • All ground transport in a private vehicle, including airport transfers.
  • Four nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Kathmandu city tours, including all entry fees, tour guide, and private transportation.
  • Three daily meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • Best available twin sharing lodge for accommodation during the trek. Private bathrooms with hot showers are provided at Phakding, Namche and Lukla.
  • Snacks of seasonal fruits during the trek.
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide and porter (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their food, accommodation, salary, and equipment.
  • Round trip flight Kathmandu – Lukla / Lukla – Kathmandu including departure taxes.
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag use while trekking.
  • Duffle bag for trekking.
  • Nepal Hiking Team T-shirt, trekking map, and trip achievement certificate.
  • First aid medicine kit with oximeter to monitor oxygen level while on the trek.
  • All require trek permits
  • Government taxes & office service charge.

Cost Exclude

  • Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the above itinerary
  • Personal Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa. You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 40 or equivalent in foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 100. Please bring 2 passport-size photos.
  • Soft drinks Including water
  • Snacks and other personal expenses
  • Hot showers during the trek except when in Phakding, Namche and Lukla
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • WiFi internet during the trek.
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

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Everest Base Camp Trek with Chola and Renjo La Passes
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Trip Facts

  • Private vehicle
  • 2 +
  • 5,545m
  • Nepal
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Strenuous
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu and tea houses during the trek.