Everest trek with Cho La & Renjo La passes

Cho La pass and Renjo La pass trekking in Everest cross over highest mountain in Everest/Khumbu region. This trekking trail also knows as high passes trek in Everest. It’s the dream of every climbers and adventure seekers to scale Mt. Everest and hold world record and treks to glimpse it’s amazing views. This is one of the adventure trekking in Everest region which provide you to explore snow capped Himalayas above 8000m in Mt. Everest. We suggest this trekking trail those who are physically fit and strong as well as can avoid Acute Mountain sickness. If you do this trek you can prove yourself, you also can climb the trekking peaks too.

Trekking to Cho La pass will begin with exciting aircraft flight to Lukla at 2800 meter above sea level. The trail passes through the picturesque Sherpa cultural villages of around together stunning Himalayan views via meadow land of upper Khumbu valley and finally you will be at Gorakshep (5140m and Kalapatthar ridge (5545m) from where you can observe classic views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Mt Pumori and its many surrounding peaks. After Kalapatthar you will pass Cho La and Renjo La pass and back to Lukla crossing various village in Solukhumbu. You will be also exploring up to the Everest Base Camp and Khumbu glacier section observation along the entire trip. You also get a chance of enjoy its best panoramic views of most of the Himalayas of Everest region from Gokyo Lake.

Everest Cho La Renjo La passes trek itinerary

Trekking major spots- Everest Base Camp/ Kalapatthar/Cho La/ Renjo La Pass/Gokyo Lake

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport Nepal. Up on arrival meet our office representative at airport and transfer to hotel/ after refreshing complete the official formalities/ briefing about the preparation and rest of the day free for your own leisure/overnight at hotel in BB Basis.

Day 02: Full day guided sightseeing around Kathmandu city- Historical  Durbar Square area, Pasupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa & Swyambhunath Stupa which will take you to visit Nepal’s most popular attractions and lunch break will be during the tour at best restaurants available/overnight at hotel in BB Basis.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2800m), start trek to Phakding (2610m)/overnight at teahouse. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 04: Trek Phakding (2610m) to Namche Bazaar (3500m)/overnight at teahouse. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 05: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar (3500m)/overnight at teahouse. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 06: Trek Namche Bazaar (3500m) to Tengboche (3870m) /overnight at teahouse. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 07: Trek Tengboche (3850m) to Dingboche (4360m) /overnight at teahouse. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 08: Exploration day trip to Chhukung valley/overnight at teahouse. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 09: Trek Dingboche (4360m) to Lobuche (4950m)/overnight at teahouse. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 10: Trek Lobuche to Ghorakshep (5140m)/Visit Everest Base camp (5365m) /overnight at teahouse. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 11: Visit Kalapatthar (5545m)/Mt Everest view/trek to Dzongla (4830m)/overnight at teahouse. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 12: Trek to Chola Pass (5420m)/ Thangnak (4700m)/overnight at teahouse. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 13: Trek Thangnak (4700m) to Gokyo Lake (4790m)/overnight at teahouse. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 14: Explore around/morning visit Gokyo Ri (5357m) & back to Gokyo Lake/overnight at teahouse. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 15: Trek Gokyo Lake (4700m) to Lungdar (4200m), cross Renjo La pass (5340m) /overnight at teahouse. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 16: Trek Lungdar (4200m) to Thame (3780m)/overnight at teahouse. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 17: Trek Thame (3780m) to Namche Bazar (3500m)/overnight at teahouse. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 18: Trek back Namche Bazar (3500m) to Phakding (2610)/overnight at teahouse. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 19: Trek back Phakding to Lukla (2800m) /overnight at teahouse. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 20:  Early in the morning, transfer to airport and fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu, end the trip and transfer to hotel, rest and afternoon free for personal activities. Evening fare well dinner with culture show at Nepalese Traditional Kitchen you will be enjoyed very authentic way of Nepalese hospitalities and overnight at hotel in BB Basis.

Day 21: After breakfast transfer to airport for final departure
OR proceed for onward program. We also organize many different sorts of activities- whitewater rafting, wildlife safari tour, Tibet, Bhutan & India tour and more as you wish to have for onward destination.

  • Trip Highlights
  • Cost Includes/Excludes
  • Equipement for Trip
  • Useful Information
Trip Highlights

Everest trek with Cho La and Renjo La pass trip highlights

Whole Package Duration: 21 days

Trek Duration: 18 days

Region of Trek: Everest Region Trek- Everest Base Camp/Kalapatthar/Chola Pass/Gokyo Lake

Maximum Altitude: Kalapatthar (5545m)/Cho La/ Renjo La Passes/ Gokyo Ri (5360m)

Trekking Grade: Strenuous to Challenging

Mode of Trek: Tea House Organize  

Food & Accommodation: 3 meals per day & Tea House stay

Starting and Ending Point: Kathmandu to Kathmandu

Maximum per day walking: 5-6 hour in average

Transportation: Flight- Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu

Best of the trek: Unique Sherpa culture experience/ breathtaking views from Kalapatthar/ Gokyo Ri peak/ Namche Bazaar/Top of the Passes

Sightseeing Tour: One day in Kathmandu Valley

Best Time to Do: Spring and Autumn Season

Altitude chart for Cho La pass trekking

Altitude chart for Cho La pass trekking

Cost Includes/Excludes

Everest Cho La Renjo La passes trek Cost: Please contact us for cost details

The package includes:

  • Airport transfers - pick up and drop upon arrival and departure 
  • Entry permit to Sagarmatha National Park and TIMS fee
  • Supporting staffs (trekking guide and porter), as well as their necessary insurance, and accommodation meals allowance and salary
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner -3 meals per day and overnight accommodation in tea house lodge available along the trail.
  • Domestic airfare and airport tax round trip (Kathmandu - Lukla – Kathmandu for the trekking )
  • 3- Nights accommodation in Kathmandu in BB basis before and after the trek.
  • City Tours as per above program, inclusive of all entry permits, tour guide and transportation
  • Comprehensive First Aid kit pack

The package does not include:

  •  International flight ticket, visa and airport tax
  • Lunch and dinner during the Kathmandu stay
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral/hot water/shower,  tea-coffee, chocolate hot drinks), tips for the guide, porter & other staffs etc.
  • Additional costs- extra days stay, incase of flight cancellation due to the natural calamities, bad weather forecast and other unforeseen circumstances
  • Personal trekking gear for the trip
Equipement for this trip

Equipment or clothing required for trip

Personal Equipment

  • 3-4 season sleeping bag with hood
  • Thermo rest self-inflating pad or foam mat
  • Main luggage- Rucksack or Duffel
  • 30 - 40 liter Daypack- to carry water bottles, camera, lunch & extra clothing
  • Stuff sacks and plastic bags for keeping your gear dry and organized
  • Water bottles with a wide mouth
  • A pair adjustable trekking poles
  • Insulated plastic mug (optional)
  • Pocketknife Swiss army style (optional)
  • Toiletries bag for toilet paper, soap, saving items, tooth paste & toothbrush etc

Footwear

  • Running shoes or sandals-to used in camp/ teahouse lodge
  • Hiking boots- good quality
  • Gaiters- a pair to use to keep boots dry if walking through deep snow or on wet ground
  • Woolen or Pile Socks-heavy weight wool to be worn over the liner socks
  • Liner Socks-smooth thin liner socks to reduce of getting blisters
  • Knee or ankles support pad

Clothing items for trip

  • Gore-Tex pants and jacket with hood
  • Medium weight down jacket with hood
  • Light trekking trouser
  • Long sleeve light colored polypropylene shirts
  • Polar Tec fleece jacket
  • Thermal underwear for both top & bottom
  • Polar Tec fleece pant
  • Personal under garments
  • Quick dry type towel
  • Casual wears before after the trek

Hand wear

  • Polypropylene liner gloves
  • Fleece gloves
  • Good quality mittens or gloves

Headwear

  • Warm woolen or fleecy hat/balaclava
  • Sun hat or cap with bandana for shading the neck
  • Bandana or scarf
  • Headlamp for use at night around the camp with extra batteries and spare bulbs
  • High quality sunglasses with 100% UV protection
  • Dust mask

Other Travel Accessories

  • Sunscreen and lip salve SPF 30 or above
  • Insect repellant
  • Water purification tablets (iodine or chlorine)
  • Favorite snack items
  • Reading & writing materials, ipod and cards
  • Camera, memory card and extra battery
  • Passport photo copy & photos
  • Insurance certificate copy
  • Earplugs (optional)
  • Baby wipes (optional)
  • Anti bacterial hand gel (optional)

Personal first aid kit pack

  • Any personal medications
  • Malaria prophylactic tablets
  • Antibiotics capsules
  • Imodium and anti amoebious, bacterial tablets
  • Blister treatment plasts
  • Dehydration solution
  • Analgesic- Paracetamol, aspirin
  • Anti cold tablets
  • Diclofenac gel
  • Bandages
  • Antiseptic cream & throat lozenges
  • Diamox for AMS
  • Sanitary pad (for women)
  • Ear & eye drop
Useful Information

Useful Information

Consideration on Cho La Renjo La passes trekking

The proposed itinerary of Cho La pass trek is just an outline guide and standard model of package basis given here provided by Himalayan Mentor (P) Ltd. The entire trip package can be customized according to your specific requirements and services standard as you wish to have for your holiday. Generally in fact an adventure trip package of this type sometime affected by unforeseen circumstances like bad weather forecast, flight delay and multitude of other factors which are beyond our control can result in a change of original itinerary.