KHONGMA LA > CHO LA > RENJO LA PASS -with Kalapathar and Everest Base camp
This trek takes in the most exciting and picturesque scenery in the Himalaya. Sometimes strenuous trekking is continuously rewarded with dramatic Himalayan scenes, including four of the world’s eight highest peaks; Cho Oyu (8,201m), Makalu (8,463m), Lhotse (8,516 m) and Everest (8,850m). This trekking is best to visit Sherpa villages, homes and monasteries offering you an insight into the quiet but culturally vibrant Sherpa way of life.
This trek give idle Himalayan adventure, Spectacular views of the Himalayan giants mountain.
This trekking is one of the most popular trekking in Nepal.
Best Time: March-april-may: October and November
Time period: 22 days in Nepal
Highest altitude: 5545m
Type: Tea house staying in Lodges
View: You can view different mountains including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Cho-oyu, Makalu, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and many more
Price: 2250/- USD
Fixed Departures for 2018
Starts in March 25 Available
Starts in May 10 Available
Starts in October 5 Available
Starts in October 15 Available
Starts in October 25 Available
Starts in November 10 Available
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu early in the morning and and transfer to hotel
Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. There is only one international airport in Kathmandu, Nepal. You would better to arrive in Kathmandu early in the morning and day time you can meet the staffs and make a round in the valley. Night time, you can enjoy there in Thamel. You can find all kind of entertainment and is the only touristic day and night market.
Day 02: Flight to Lukla and Trek to Phakding
Our agency will arrange all your required documents and a flight ticket to Lukla. Lukla airport is one of the airport situated at highest altitude with shortest runway. We will fly to Lukla on small plane .You will see valley beautiful and Lukla is the gateway to Mount Everest. We will take breakfast here and start the trek to Phakding after it. The trek will remain for 4-5hrs and will spend a night there.
Day 03: Trek to Namche
After our first night at Phakding, Today we will go to Namche. We will walk about 2 hrs on easy way and take our lunch and ascent all the way upto Namche for 3 hrs. Today we will have the first look of Mount Everest. Namche is very beautiful Sherpa village with big market and pubs.
Day 04: Rest day and high jump walk
Today we will rest here. Early in the morning we will go to see the sunrise view and come back to the hotel. We will take breakfast and go to Khumjung , the green valley and come back to Namche. We will go little higher to maintain our body condition in that atmosphere and definitely you will enjoy the day.
Day05: Trek to Tengboche
Tengboche is the good view point of Mountains. You will see a beautiful monastery there. The trial between Namche and Tengboche is easy and little hard because we have to ascent for 2 hrs on a little steep way. But you will enjoy the great view of mountains and Nepalese Faces on the way.
Day 06: Trek to Dingboche
Today we will follow easier way. Dingboche is little warmer than other valley. You will enjoy your stay in Dingboche
Day 07: Trek to High Camp of the pass
High passé are adventures climbing and trekking but this high pass is not so difficult. You can make it in a single day also but it’s long so we normally put a high camp and make it shorter and easier. There are no hotel and houses here and the environment is quite and beautiful
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche via Khongma la pass [5535m/18,159ft]
Khongma la provide you beautiful view. Khongma is a kind of Himalayan bird and la means a hill. i.e. this hill is named after a bird. We can see the Lobuche camp and Lobuche peak so close and clear. Lobuche is a small village with few hotels.
Day 09: Trek to Gorakshep
Gorakshep is the last village on the way to Everest Base camp. There are only 5 hotels and is 2hrs below from Everest Base camp. It is situated 5180 m high.
Day 10: Ascend to Kalapathar and back to Gorakshep
Kalapathar is the Best view point of mount Everest(8848m) and Mt. Lhotse(8516m). We wake up early in the morning and go to Kalapathar because the weather remains clear early in the morning. It is one of the Imagine.
Day 11: Trek to Everest Base Camp and trek back to Lobuche
Everest Base Came is situated at the altitude of 5300m. It is full of tents in March-April and May and few tents in September and October. Because the season of climbing Mount Everest is in these months. You will see the most popular part of Mt. Everest, the Khumbu Ice fall from the base camp. After it, we will return back to Goraksherp and taking lunch we will start back to Lobuche following same way.
Day 12: Trek to Dzongla
Today the trek is very short compared to previous. The path to Dzongla branches off from the main trail some distance below Lobuche. We follow the grassy ridge ahead, as the trail runs across toward from where we can see soaring heights of Ama Dablam and Kangtega-Thamserku and the Pheriche. The vast Chola Lake spreads below Mt. Cholatse. The trail descend to a wide basin and climbs up and again descends steeply to another broad basin. After an hour walk transverse from the basin and shortly after crossing a wobbly bridge, we reach Dzongla. As we walked more in the previous day, we will get good time to rest in DZongla
Day 13: Trek to Thaknak via CHOLA PASS [5368m/17,611 ft]
Chola Pass is the hardest among three passes so today is going to be one of the toughest days of the trip. We have to walk on ice and moraine. As we reach the top of the Chola we see Scenery of majestic peaks in all directions which is breathtaking. After it we descend down to Thaknak.
Day 14: Trek to Gokyo
Today is again easy and short trekking day. We will reach Gokyo earlier and walk around the lake. There are 3 beautiful lakes in Gokyo which you wish to see in your life.
Day 15: Ascent Gokyo Ri and trek to high camp
Gokyo Ri is very famous for majestic view of Several beautiful peaks. It is regarded as one of best view point in this trial. After viewing from Gokyo Ri, we come back to Gokyo and we again start our trek to Renjo La high Camp. Everyone who stay in high camp are always cheerful and happy because of quiet environment and majestic view of peaks.
Day 16: Trek to Marlung crossing RENJO LA PASS
As we ascend more and more, the beauty of the place increase. Renjo La provide us alternative beauty. Happiness goes beyond the expectation. We continuously descend down and down to Marlung. Reaching Marlung mean success of our trip. Then the easy trekking route continuous from here.
Day 17: Trek to Namche via Thame
The way through Thame is another interesting part of out trip. Thame is the famous birth place of Legendary climber of Nepal. The Tibetan follow this rout to Namche after Nangpa la Pass from Tibet. We can celebrate the night at Namche where there are many pubs and Message centers for relaxation.
Day 18: Trek to Phakding
Trekking trial to Phakding is known to everyone as we follow this route earlier. We descent continuously till Jorsalle and then follow straight to Phakding.
Day 19: Trek to Lukla
Today is the easiest day because we complete our trip successfully. We will celebrate our last night with the staffs. We also share our trip experience and thank the staffs for their wonderful help.
Day 20: Fly back to Kathmandu
We pray for good weather and safe flight back to kathmandu early in the morning. The Imagine team take you to the hotel and the day goes as you wish.
Day 21: Sight seen in Kathmandu
There are many holy places and Durbar Squares in Kathmandu. We will visit these places and Enjoy dinner night with the team.
Day 22: Fly Back to your own destination
Today is the final day in Nepal. Imagine team will take you to international airport as per your flight schedule.
Note: Itinerary can be flexible as per client wish
- 3nights hotel in Kathmandu on Bed and Breakfast plan
- Trekking permit (TIMS Card)
- Sagarmatha National park permit
- KTM-LUKLA-KTM air flight
- Enough Guide and porters
- Insurance for guide and porters.
- Accommodation during trekking
- 3 time meal and hot drinks everyday
- Transportation in Kathmandu
- Departure dinner after trekking
- International Airfare to and from Nepal
- Personal travel Insurance
- Helicopter Rescue if needed
- Alcoholic drinks like beer, canned drinks and wines.
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu