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Everest Renjo and Chola Pass Trekking

Everest Renjo and Chola Pass Trekking Everest Renjo –La and Chola La Pass Everst Base Camp Trekking (22 DAYS)

This route, Everest Renjo and Chola pass trekking, is said to be one of the busiest trekking in Nepal. Renjo pass trekking leads to the high pass Renjo-La which lies between the Gokyo valley and the Tibetan boarder Nag pa-La. Renjo La pass and Chola pass trekking is ideal for those people who like to do trekking go through high pass but not difficult one.

We follow the Everest classic route upto Namche and then we head to Thame, a beautiful village and the homeland of the famous mountaineer Appa Sherpa. There you sea a very old monastery, only one in the whole Khumbu region. This place is worth visiting in the trekking. We can also do hike up on the way to the Tashi Lapcha pass and then return to the Thame. You see the nice view of other peaks such as Cho Oyo from there. It is the ideal time for acclimatization for few days after reaching there.

As it is a nice pace for hiking, you also can these free days for hiking.

On the way to trek from Namche to Thame, you will come to see life style of Sherpa people and you also get chance to see Tibetan nomads along with their heavily loaded Yak Caravan. After few days’ acclimatization, we start crossing the Renjo-La which is little bit adventurous. It is not considered danger if there is no snow. It is quite challenging if there is snow. We may need to use rope or crampon for sometimes. Therefore, it is advisable to carry minor climbing equipments such as ropes, crampons and ice axe.

The color of the Gyoko Lake is blue turquoise. It circles some lodges and it looks as if the painter has made a wonderful creation there. You can also have a close panoramic view if there is a good weather. In a nutshell, the Renjuo-La –pass trek is one of the best routes for trekking in Khumbu region.

Highlight sights of Everest Renjo and Chola Pass Trekking:

Everest 8848m., Lhotse 8516m., Nuptse 7896m, Pumori 7145m., Amadablam 6812m. Thamserku 6800m, Khumbila 5751m, Kwangde Ri 6187m,, Kangtenga 6645m, Kusum Kangru 6369, Makalu 8463m, Island Peak 6189m, Chhukungri 5845m, Lobuche East 6119m, Lobuche West 6145m, khumbuste 6640m, Cholatse 6640m, Cha Kung 7020m, & More attractive snowcapped peaks.

Facts of Everest Renjo and Chola Pass Trekking:

Country Nepal
Trekking Destinatin: Everest Renjo-La - Chola pass Everset Base Camp Trekking
Trekking Starts in: Lukla
Trekking Ends in: Lukla
Trip Duration: 22 Days
Activities: Trekking & Walking, Cultural Tours & Sightseeing, Scenic Mt. Everest Flight
Culture: Particularly based on Sherpa Buddhism Tibetan
Transportation: Private vehicle as per itinerary | Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu flight
Accommodation: 4 nights in Kathmandu, 17 nights in trekking lodge
Trekking grade: hard
Max. Altitude: Renjo-La pass, Gokyo Peak, Chola Pass and Kala Pattar
Best season in Nepal: Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct & Nov
Mode of Trekking: Teahouse
Cost Start: USD (US$) 1225 TO USD (US$) 1535 PER PERSON
Group Size: Min 02 PAX, Max 12 PAX

Outline Itinerary for Everest Renjo and Chola Pass Trekking

Days Day to Day Activities
01 Arrival in Kathmandu
Flying to Kathmandu along the northern border of Nepal on a clear day is in itself an exciting and memorable experience. As you fly, the panoramic view of snow-capped Annapurna mountain range greets your sight. After the completion of Visa formalities, you have to come downstairs to collect Luggage and proceed to outside from terminal Building. Please look at your Printed Name and Our Company Signboard Annapurna Foothills Treks & Exp and follow them. Meet our representative and then you will be transferred to hotel. You will be served free welcome drinks, tea or coffee or juice at the time of check in.
The Managing Director or The Manager of company will meet you in hotel and will brief about the trip. You should clear your dues before we proceed for the trip. You are free to relax or explore around the city in the very first day. Overnight stay at Hotel.
02 Tour in Kathmandu
After the breakfast in the morning, our city guide will come to the hotel with vehicles and then we leave hotel to visit Kathmandu Darbar Square , the house of living Goddess Kumari, the ferocious Kal Bhairab, The Red Monkey God and hundreds of erotic carvings. Swayambhunath is the worlds most glorious Buddhist Chaityas.It is said to be 2000 years old.
Boudhanath is a huge Buddhist stupa located about 7 km east of Thamel. It stands on a massive mandala style platform and has features similar to the Swayambhunath, though it is bigger than Swayambhunath in size. It is said that this stupa was built during the 5th Century. Every year, Thousands of pilgrims from Nepal and neighboring countries visit Boudhanath, particularly in winter and Pashupatinath temple. Pashupatinath temple is one of the biggest Hindu temple. Overnight stay at Hotel.
03 Fly Kathmandu – Lukla and trek to Phakdingma ( 2850m)
Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla where the trek starts. Initially the trail descends steadily along the banks of the Dudh Koshi River , passing Sherpa villages and Mani stones before reaching Phakding.we stay overnight stay at guesthouse.
04 Trek to Namche Bazaar: (3,440m)
The trail ascends gradually towards Jorsalle, crossing suspension bridges over the Dudhkoshi River before arriving at the entrance gate of the national park. After crossing three more bridges, the trail ascends through the alpine and rhododendron forest. Here it is possible to see deer and wild birds on the way before the trail ends at Namche Bazaar. Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
05 Trekking around in Namche and rest day.
Namche is tucked away between two ridges amidst the giant peaks of the Khumbu and has an abundance of lodges, tea shops and souvenir shops. It is an ideal place to spend a day, acclimatizing to the new altitude before heading off towards Tengboche. To acclimatize, you visit Khunde Hospital set-up by Sir Edmund Hillary, or take a one hour walk up to the Everest View Hotel above Namche for the sunset view of Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lhotse and Everest. There are also good views from the National Park Centre and Museum just above the town. Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
06 Trek to Thame (3820m)
We start trekking from Namche bazaar and head towards Theme. Theme is the end of the Khumbu valley and the local inhabitants are still untouched by the modern civilization. We go past the large praying flags, Chorten and the carved Mani stones. Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
07 Trek to Lungdeng (4500m)
We walk to Lungden today and the trail passes though the walled Sherpa villages. You come to notice species of flora and fauna along with unique Sherpa culture. Probably we may also share trail with Tibetan Yak caravans. This is also a trading route from Namche to Tibetan village. We will stay at a simple lodge at Lungden. Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
08 Trekking around Lungdeng and Rest day:
Today we go to visit Nakpa valley which lies in the old trade route to Tibet. Then we go for hiking to Darkyachhulung peak. We further go to hike to Lake Cho Relmo. Then we come back to Lungden and stay there at a very simple guest house. Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
09 Trek to Renjola Pass (5415m) – Gokyo Lake
Today we walk for six hours to reach the Gokyo Lake by crossing Renjo La pass. The trail often follows the steeply ups and downs with the sandy ridge. We cross frozen stream and walk through the dramatic rock. We will come to notice many Yak Kharkas and twin Renjo lakes on the trial. You can also have the stunning view of Kalapathar, Tengboche Monastery, chola glaciers from the top glacier. Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
10 Trekking around Gokyo Lakes
The expedition to the Gokyo peak starts early in the morning and the climb is quite steep up to first thirty minutes. It takes an hour to reach the top and you will see many traditional flags at the top. From the top, you will have a magnificent view of peaks such as Cho you (8,153m), Gyachung Kang (7,922m), Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8,501m) and further way Makalu, On the way to descent you can enjoy, superb view of Gokyo Lake. glacier Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
11 Trekking from Gokyo to Tangna, (4700m)
After a short descent to Longpongo lake, all our caravan go through the glacier of Ngozumpa, on the moraines which hide the ice. We will discover very nice small glaciar lakes. We take Lunch on the other bank of the glacier Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
12 Trek to Chola Pass-Dzongla: (5420m)
A wild stage, beginning by one hour and a half on the steep snowy footpath leading to Cho La pass. From the pass, superb view on Dzonglha valley and lake and on the impressive North faces of Jobo Lhaptshan, 21,128 feet. We Descent to Dzonglha, with a quite hard walk on the Cho La glacier. We take rest at camp in the evening Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
13 Trek to Lobuche: (4910m):
Continue along the moraine of the glacier, with views of Kalapathar and Pumori, before reaching Lobuche at (4910m) for your evening stay. This is the last stop before the climb to the base camp the next day. It is important to take the time to rest and acclimatize for this unforgettable day. Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
14 Trek to Gorakshep: (5140m)
To reach our next stop, Kala Pattar, we follow the Khumbu Glacier. The trail offers superb views of the surrounding mountains, especially where the path is forced to rise to cross a tributary glacier. We stop for lunch at our camping place or lodge at Gorak Shep. Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
15 Trek to Everest Base Camp-Lobuche: (5316m)
Everest Base Camp is the main camp for mountaineers attempting the mountain, situated at an elevation of 5252m. Trekkers feel understandably great satisfaction in reaching here as the Everest Base Camp is not only full of history but breathtakingly dramatic, perched at the foot of the infamous Khumbu icefall. Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
16 Trek to Pangbuche ( 3985m)
We trek down hill mostly this day. As we retrace our steps to Duglha and descend to Pheriche, we arrive at The Himalayan Rescue Association, a trekker’s aid post and it is a worthy place to visit. After lunch, we cross the Khumbu Khola on a wooden suspension bridge and follow the Imja Khola to the village of Pangboche . Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
17 Trek to Namche
Here is the oldest monastery in the region which contains what is said to be the scalp and bones of a Yeti, or abominable snowmanthe. Leaving mountains behind us, our descent takes us through Tengboche Monastery at elevation of 3860 meters before continuing back to the town of Namche Bazaar at 3441meters. We arrive back into Namche Bazaar in the afternoon Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
18 Trek to Phakding (2652m.)
Trek from Namche Bazaar to Phakding (2652m.) and it takes about four hours. The trails descend steeply for early one and half hours. After that, the path has small ups and down to Phakding through Monjo. Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
19 Trek to Lukla [2886m]
Trek from Phakding to Lukla [2886m] and it takes about three hours. Your final day's trekking follows the Dudh Kosi back down to Lukla. The trail then continues back towards Lukla, where we will reconfirm our flight tickets for the next day and spend the night. This last evening in the mountains is the ideal opportunity for a farewell party with the sherpa guides and porters, where you can sample some Chhang (a kind of local alcohol), try Sherpa dancing and look back on a memorable trekking experience and staffs are expecting for precious Tips. Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
20 Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu, You take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu
Overnight stay at Hotel
21 Sight seeing in kathmandu
After breakfast, our city guide reaches in Hotel with Vehicles, and then we drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square . Bhaktapur is one of the oldest cities in Kathmandu valley. It is well known as Living Museum . Old brick paved enclave of old Royal palace, Nyathapola Temple , Datatriya temple, exquisite artwork offers a picture of the grandeur of medieval Nepal . And Patan is located 7 km away from Kathmandu ; this city has many 15th to 17th century, Hindu and Buddhist, monuments built during the Malla dynasty. The most important area with many monuments is the Patan Durbar Square . We stay overnight at hotel.
22 Kathmandu – departure
Transfer to international airport for your final departure. The trip ends, our Airport Representative will drop you to the Tribhuvan International Airport for your flight departure from Nepal

Cost of Everest Renjo and Chola Pass Trekking

Group Size 1 pax 2-4 pax 5-8 pax 9-12 pax
Cost (US$) per person Inquiry 1535 1300 1225

Unforeseen Cost such as Flight Cancellation or Delayed, Sick in Trek, and Helicopter rescue in Trek,Cost due to bad weather etc which is out of our control

The safety and security of clients is a matter of great importance for us. All of our trips are led by qualified professional and government license holder guides and they have received adequate training from the government of Nepal. We always carry first aid kits in our trip. Out duty is to work hard for you safety and comfort, no matter where we go. Therefore, we work very honestly to provide you with Himalayan experience following willingness your. Please feel free to put forward your queries for making your trip significant and memorable.

Everest Renjo and Chola Pass Trekking Service Includes

  1. Transportations from Airport – Hotel – Airport Car, Van, Heice and Coaster
  2. All ground transfers by private vehicle hotel – domestic airport
  3. Welcome dinner with Live Nepalese Cultural Program.
  4. Personal insurance for Nepalese staffs.
  5. English Speaking experienced Sherpa, Govt. Trained/Licensed Holder guide
  6. Porters (One porter for 2 people’s basis, Max 30 KGS per porter
  7. Personal insurance for Nepalese staffs.
  8. Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathamndu roundtrip Airfare and local Airport tax in Kathmandu and Lukla
  9. Full board basis during trekking, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea coffee and Bed
  10. Sagarmath National park fee, TIMS permits & any required permits or Official Documentation
  11. One Sherpa,(Guide assistance) group size more than 4
  12. Accommodation in Kathmandu 4 Nights (BB plan and government taxes) Hotel categories are of four stars (click for Hotels)
  13. Private Transportation, Car Van, haice and Coaster for Sight seeing in Kathmandu as per our itinerary
  14. Guided sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley with all applicable entrance fees as per our itinerary (Click for tour in Kathamndu).

Everest Renjo and Chola Pass Trekking Service Excludes

  1. Beverages ( Coca, mineral water and beer ) and Hot shower
  2. Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu - keep $ 10 to 14 for per meal in Tourist restaurant
  3. Tips for driver and guide (mandatory)
  4. Travel insurance,
  5. Personal expenses, what are not mentioned in above services?
  6. International roundtrip Airfare

Client Testimonials

While doing trek in the khumbu region, we will witness the different views of mountains such as Kwangde, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, the "horse saddle" of Kanteiga and of course the summit of Everest itself. We take a short rest for a while and it allows us little time for acclimatization. Here, you prepare yourself to explore the ascent of kalapatthar which is an altitude of 5545m. While climbing down from Lobuche, you will see some glacial moraine until the peak comes into view. Finally, you will be witnessing the north face of Mt. Everest . We return through a different route through Panboche to Lukla. We catch a flight for Kathmandu from Lukla.
micke, USA

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