Everest High Passes trekking - Kongma La pass, Cho La pass and Renjo La pass trek - 21 Days
Trip Code: NT-N218
Duration: 21 days
Standard: Grade C+
Max. Altitude: 5545 m.
Group size: Min. 2- Max. 25
Best Season: March to May and October to December
Mode of trekking: Simple tea house lodges / Camping on request
Everest High passes Trekking is challenging and famous trekking trail in Everest region with most scenically stunning areas. Everest High passes Trekking will include crossing of the Kongma La pass (5535m), Cho La pass (5330m), and Renjo La passes (5445m) linking the five major valleys in the Everest region. This is the ultimate high-altitude trek, in the world’s most spectacular mountain terrain. It’s undoubtedly tough – but the scenery provides more than ample rewards. This trekking is combined with the ascents of Kalapatthar (5545m) and Gokyo Ri (5357 m.), it is perhaps the ultimate Everest experience in Khumbu Himalaya range. Think of this not just as a trek but more as one of the finest mountain journeys you are ever likely to undertake in your lifetime.
From Katmandu you will fly to Lukla and follow the classic Everest trail through Namche Bazaar, Tyangboche and Dingboche to the Kongma La pass surrounded by dramatic views of Ama Dablam, Makalu and the Lhotse, Nuptse face. From the Kongma La pass, you will descend to the Khumbu glacier and then ascend Kalapatthar for breathtaking close-up views of Mt. Everest. You traverse the glaciated Cho La pass to Gokyo, where we explore the valley and climb Gokyo Ri to enjoy more excellent mountain views including another angle of Mt. Everest, and Cho Oyu on the Tibetan border to the north then bear west to scramble across the Renjo La, dramatically back-dropped by the Everest range, to enter the Bhote Kosi valley, where you walk along grazing pastures and a trading route used by yak trains from Tibet to Thame. It is a short day from Thame to Namche Bazaar, where you will re-trace your earlier steps to Lukla and then fly back to Katmandu
Everest High Passes Trekking Map
Day 01: Transfer to airport for Kathmandu / Lukla flight (45 minute flight). Arrive Lukla and start trek to Phakding (2610 m.) – approx. 2 to 3 hrs walk
Day 02: Phakding / Namche Bazaar (3446 m.) – approx. 5 to 6 hrs walk
Day 03: Rest/ acclimatization in Namche Bazaar
Day 04: Namche Bazaar / Tyengboche (3867 m.) – approx. 4 to 5 hrs walk
Day 05: Tengboche / Dingboche (4343 m.) – approx. 4 to 5 hrs walk
Day 06: Dingboche / Chhukung (4730 m) – approx. 2 to 3 hrs walk
Day 07: Chhukung / Cross Kongma La pass (5535 m) and trek to Lobuche (4930m) – approx. 8 to 9 hrs walk
Day 08: Rest/ acclimatization in Lobuche
Day 09: Lobuche / Everest Base Camp / Gorak Shep (5140 m.) – approx. 7 to 8 hrs walk
Day 10: Excursion to Kalapatthar (5545 m.) return to Gorekshep – approx. 4 to 5 hrs walk
Day 11: Gorekshep / Lobuche (4930m) – approx. 2 to 3 hrs walk
Day 12: Lobuche / Dzongla (4830 m.) – approx. 3 to 4 hrs walk
Day 13: Cross Cho-La pass (5330 m.) descend to Thagnag Kharka (5025 m.) – approx 7 to 8 hrs walk
Day 14: Thagnag Kharka / Gokyo (4790 m) – approx 3 hrs walk
Day 15: Excursion to Gokyo Ri (5357 m.) and back to Gokyo – approx 5 hrs walk
Day 16: Cross the Renjo La (5345 m) and trek to Langden in the Thame valley - approx 7 to 8 hrs walk
Day 17: Langden / Thame (3820 m)- approx 4 hrs walk
Day 18: Thame / Namche Bazaar (3446m) - approx 4 to 5 hrs walk
Day 19: Namche / Phakding (2610 m) - approx 3 to 4 hrs walk
Day 20: Phakding / Lukla (2840 m) - approx 3 to 4 hrs walk
Day 21: Fly back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, meet and transfer to hotel.
Note: It is possible to combine with some other activities such as white water rafting and wildlife safari. The itinerary can be customized according to your duration of holiday.
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