Everest Two Passes Trek 18 days is a lesser known trekking routes in Everest/Sagarmatha National Park. This is an alternative, new trekking trail from Renjo La to Chola pass trek in Nepal.The best adventure trekking destinations in the world, two high passes trek is famous for spectacular mountain views, lakes, glaciers and high passes over 5000 m. Likewise, Everest Two Passes Trek is for adventure trekking experience of mesmerizing landscapes, warm Sherpa hospitality and stunning view of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Amadablam. The 18 days two passes trek in Everest is a good way to avoid busy Everest Base Camp Trail, and also to visit and explore Gokyo Ri peak, Gokyo Lake, Kalapatthar and Everest Base Camp crossing Renjo La and Cho La pass.For booking and inquiry, 13 days Gokyo Lake Trek in Nepal, please email us at [email protected] and call or message on Whats App at +977 9851023742.
Trek Name: Everest Two High Passes Trek
Trek Duration: 18 Days
Trek Difficulty: Hard
Trek Season: Sep/Oct/Nov/Dec/Mar/April/May
Trek Altitude: 2610 m- 5550 m
Trek Cost: USD 1750-USD 2150
Group Size: 1 - 12 people
Trek Package: Private/Group Trek
Mode of Transfer: Bus/Car/Flight
Start/End of Trek: Kathmandu /Lukla
Everest 2 High Passes Trek 19 days, an adventure trek where you will cross two adventure passes-Kongma La and Cho La Pass.
18 days Everest Two High Passes Trek is the most challenging high altitude trek to Renjo La and Cho La Pass. This is the best alternative to avoid busier trail of EBC The Renjo La and Cho La pass trek is the best adventure trekking in world. All you have to be physically fit to enjoy this trek.
The trek takes you to Gokyo and Nagpa valley through Sherpa villages of Namche Bazzar and Thame. This is off the traditional route and the paths are relatively quiet. Gently, the trek heads north up to a remote Nagpa valley, high pass towards Nepal/Tibet border until we reach Renjo La Pass. After crossing this high pass , it descend over rough glacial slabs and moraine towards a secluded area on the western shore of Gokyo Lake.
Trekking slowly through the yak pastures emerging into the stunning Gokyo Valley with it's beautiful lakes, here we ascend to Gokyo Ri peak for one of the finest views of Everest and surrounding peaks including Cho Oyu in Tibet. Undeniably trekking at its best in the Everest region. Here, you will enjoy the beautiful Himalayan scenery. Next day , we continue our trek ascending to the famous Chola La Pass. From the top of Cho La, enjoy excellent Panoramic views of the world's great mountains such as Lhotse, Amadablam,Thamserku and Everest. After the Pass, the trail descends steeply towards Monjo through beautiful pine forests.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu.
Receive at Kathmandu airport and drive to hotel.Kathmandu is the vibrant capital of Nepal, jam packed with temples, taxis and tea-stalls.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Sightseeing in Kathmandu includes Pashupatinath, Syoyambhunath, Boudahnath and Kathmandu Durbar Square and trek preparation in Kathmandu
Day 03: Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding(2640m)
A short but spectacular flight over the mountains takes us to Lukla (2840m). Where we set off to Phakding
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar(3440m)
Namche Bazaar is a Nepalese trading town and the capital of the Sherpa people. Here you will have a final opportunity to buy any missing items.
Day 05: Acclimatization Namche Bazaar.
Given the altitude gain of the Gokyo trek, it's essential to spend an additional day in Namche Bazaar. We'll take a trek to the villages of Khundi and Khumjung, with beautiful views of Mount Everest and Mt Ama Dablam.
Day 06: Trek to Thame(3820 m)
Continue trekking following the flat to the first resting place Thamo after heading towards to Thame.
Day 07: Trek to Taranga - Lungden(4,380m)
After taking breakfast, we trek up to Lungden, visit Thame Monastery, a picturesque monastery set among the many homes of monks and lay people.We may meet Tibetan trader encampments along the way for picturs of a rare lifestyle.
Day 08: Cross Renjo la Pass(5435m) & trek to Gokyo(4750m)
Trek via Renjo pass(5,360m), see the incredible view of Ngozumba glacier, Mount Everest, Cho-Oyu, Tabuche Cholatse, Makalu, Amadablam, Thamserku many etc then down to Gokyo lake.
Day 09: Gokyo Ri Excursion & return to Gokyo
Next to Gokyo lies Gokyo Ri hill, well worth climbing for a jaw-dropping panorama of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and Cho Oyu.
Day 10: Gokyo to Thangna(4900m,3 hours)
Trek to thangnak for 3 hours. Descend to the second lake below Gokyo Lake below Gokyo, then cross the glacier through a tangle of morraines. Yak pastures at chhugyuma on the eastern edges of the glacier steep ascent in the afternoon up a desert valley below the south Cho-la.
Day 11: Cross Chola Pass & trek to Dzongla(4830m)
Boulder fields and a steep but easy snow slope lead in two hours to the summit of the south cho-la pass (5380m.) a flat glacier plateau with magnificent views to east and west. Descend the snow –covered glacier to a beautiful glen at Dzonghla.
Day 12: Trek to Lobuche (4920m)
Contour the steep, grassy hillside above the blue Tsola Lake and round a corner into the khumbu valley, glacer walk to Lobuche.
Day 13: Early morning hike to Everest Base Camp(5450m) and trek to Gorakshep
Today first of our entire trek goes to Gorakshep where we spend one night today. Our trail goes to Everest Base Camp. The trail offers beautiful mountains view of Mt. Nuptse, Mt.Pumari and Mt. Everest. Our trail continuously goes through snowy mountains. After reaching Everest Base Camp our trail back towards Gorakshep, overnight stay in Gorakshep.
Day 14: Early morning hike to Kalapattar(5545m) and trek to Lobuche.
In the morning we trek towards Kalapathar. After reaching top of Kalapathar (small rocky peak) you can see the panoramic view of Mt. Everest, which is very beautiful to see. You can take beautiful pictures of scenery over there. Then we walk towards Lobuche, overnight stay in Lobuche
Day 15: Trek to Dingboche (4400m)
Back down the moraines and slowly losing altitude, reach Pheriche. And climb over the ridge past chortens and Mani walls leads to the chhukung valley and the prosperous village of Dingboche.
Day 16: Trek to Namche Bazaar(3440m)
Easy walk down to Pangboche then a short climb to this famous Tengboche monastery. Down the Dudh koshi, phunggu thyangga and a climb up to the shanasha from here slide down to the namche bazaar have a look at Saturday market from early morning to until 2 in the afternoon.
Day 17: Trek to Lukla(2840m)
Continue trek down the Dudh Koshi to the mountain airstrip Lukla.
Day 18: Fly Lukla to Kathmandu
Breakfast and ready to fly back to Kathmandu in the morning. Free day in the afternoon, and relax after trekking.
Day 19: Kathmandu Airport
Transfer to airport for flying back to home.
Note: If scheduled flight gets cancelled due to bad weather from Lukla to Kathmandu on return. In such situation, we need to send chartered helicopter which costs US $ 500 per person. Helicopter cost has to be borne by the clients to get outbound flight on scheduled time.
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Trek Gear List: No need to bring unnecessary trekking equipments with you for trekking in Nepal. The following trekking equipments and gears are recommended before trekking in Nepal. Most of the trekking equipment what you will need can be rented or purchased in Nepal either in Kathmandu or Pokhara at cheap price. We will help you with the necessary arrangements. Except your day pack all the luggage will be carried by porters. There is an allowance of 15kg per person. Additional personal items not needed for the trekking part of the trip can be stored in the storage room of hotel without extra cost.
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Sunglasses with UV protection
Lightweight cotton long pants
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Thin, lightweight inner socks
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
Hiking boots with spare laces
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp
Light and expedition weight thermal tops
Fleece jacket or pullover
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Down vest and/or jacket
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)
Sleeping bag rated to zero DC
Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
Basic First Aid Kit
Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry insidetrekbag
Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottle (2) or camel bag
Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)
1 medium sized quick drying towel
Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
Face and body moisturizer
Feminine hygiene products
Wet wipes (baby wipes)
Tissue /toilet roll
Anti bacterial hands wash
Trail Map/Guide book
Journal & Pen
Pencils and small notebooks
Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble
Modest swim suits (for Kathmandu)