Chola- la-Everest Base camp Trek

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Trip Facts
  • Trip Starts / EndsKathmandu / Kathmandu
  • Total duration21 days trip
    17 days trekking
  • Max. Altitude5643 m Kala Patthar
  • Group SizeMin.1 Max.10
  • MealsBreakfast, Launch & Dinner
  • GuideLocal guide
  • Departure Fixed/On request
  • TransportationFlight and Private vehicle

Trekking Grade

Challenging / Grade E

Trekking Category

Lodge cum Camping Trek

  • Best MonthMarch, April, May, September, October, and November.
  • Accommodation2-4 Star room
Tour Details

Three High Passes- Everest Base Camp Trekking   

Everest High Passes Trek takes us through the most challenging high passes in the Everest Region. It offers the thrill of adventure to those who want to fulfil the ultimate goal by crossing & climbing the highest passes of the region known as the Kongma La (5,535 m), Cho La (5,420 m) and Renjo La (5,340 m) all lies in the Khumbu zone. On this trek all popular trails are included such as Everest Base Camp, the Kalapathar (Black Rock) and the tranquil Gokyo valley with its emerald lakes. One can have the stunning views of the mountains like-Lhotse, Nuptse, Baruntse, AmaDablam and Makalu from all these high passes. After Gokyo valley, we walk down to Thame through grazing pastures.

From Kathmandu, we take a scenic flight to Lukla & follow the normal Everest trail through DudhKoshi, Sagarmatha National Park, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche up to high passes enjoying the spectacular view of Everest, AmaDablam, Makalu, Lhotse, Nuptse& many other popular peaks.

 One can fulfil his/her dream of trekking and climbing to the highest place on earth in this trek. Besides, the trek provides the thrill of adventure and widens their experience towards the peak climbing expedition beyond trekking in Nepal. A short day trek from Thame to Namche Bazaar, we follow the earlier trail to Lukla & then we conclude our trip by flying back to Kathmandu.

Everest High Passes Trek also offers amazing cultural aspects, traditions, and hospitality of the Sherpa communities who have been living in the region since time immemorial. The ancient village of Thame is home to one of the biggest monasteries in the Khumbu & offers some of the best Himalayan views in the world.

Check out our suggested itinerary of Everest High Passes Trek below and kindly send us an email at info@fairsteptrekking.com for more details.

Tour Highlights
  • A challenging trek for adventure mountain lovers
  • Explore several beautiful Sherpa settlements along the way
  • Closely observe the lifestyle and daily activities of Sherpa people
  • Offers lifetime experience while crossing three beautiful high passes
  • Easily contact with your family, relatives and friends via internet
Tour Itinerary

Day 1On your Arrival, Nepal Fair Step Trek’s represent will wel- come to you with Garland/ Khata and transfer to Hotel.

Day 2City Sightseeing in Kathmandu (Kathmandu Darbarsqure; historical place and visit to living Goddess Kumari, Pasupatinath and Baudhhanath; famous world heritages sites Hindu temple and Buddha Stupa) :( B)

Day 3fly to Lukla (2800 m) –Trek to Phakding (2610 m). Walking time: 3 hrs, ↑100 m, ↓250 m, (BLD)

Day 4Fly to Lukla (2800 m) –Trek to Phakding (2610 m). Walking time: 3 hrs, ↑100 m, ↓250 m, (BLD)

Day 5Trek Namche -Thame(3800 m) walking time : 5 h,↑600 m,↓250 m ,(BLD)

Day 6Trek Thame - Khumjung (3800 m). Walking time:5-6 hrs,↑600 m,↓600 m ,(BLD)

Day 7Trek Khumjung - Mon La (3973 m) – Dole (4200 m). Walking time :6 hrs,↑750 m,↓560 m,(BLD)

Day 8Trek Dole- Machhermo (4410 m). Walking time:3 hrs,↑400 m ,(BLD)

Day 9Trek Machermo - Gokyo (4750 m).walking time : 4 h,↑340 m,↓0 m ,(BLD)

Day 10Explore day in Gokyo (Day hike way to fifth lake) ,(BLD)

Day 11Trek Gokyo –Gokyo Ri (5360 m) – Dragnag(4690 m). Walking time:7 hrs,↑600 m,↓670 m ,(BLD)

Day 12Trek Dragnag- Cho La (5420 m) - Dzonglha (4850 m). Walking time:7 hrs,↑730 m,↓600 m ,(BLD)

Day 13Trek Dzonglha- Gorak Shep(5140 m). Walking time: 6 hrs,↑510 m, ↓200 m ,(BLD)

Day 14 Hike Kala Pattar - Gorak Shep. Walking time: 3 hrs,450 m,↓450 m ,(BLD)

Day 15Trek Gorak Shep- Mt. Everest Base Camp(5364m) - Lobuche – Pheriche(4240 m). Walking time: 9-10 hrs,↑ 250 m, ↓1100 m ,(BLD)

Day 16Trek Pheriche - Deboche (3820 m). Walking time: 4 h,↑50 m,↓500 m ,(BLD)

Day 17 Trek Deboche- Tengboche (3860 m) - Namche. Walking time: 5 hrs ↑260 m, ↓620 m, (BLD)

Day 18Trek Namche- Lukla. Walking time: 7-8 hrs, ↑250 m, ↓1050 m,

Day 19 Fly to Kathmandu Transfer to hotel (B)

Day 20 leisure (if would like to shorter the trek you may depart this day) day in Kathmandu.

Day 21Transfer to international air airport

Tour Package

Price Includes

To be able to submit a cost estimate, we need to know the number of persons in your group, the required hotel category, the favored mode of transportation (by flight, by local or private transport) and any alternations to your itinerary.

Airport pickup and drop (domestic and international)

Local transportation; (Domestic flight, road transport according program)

Hotels: (4/2) star standard hotel including breakfast (according to program in Kathmandu& other places)

Welcome and farewell dinner

Sightseeing in Kathmandu (Patan Durbar square, Swyambunath, Pashupatinath)

Sighseeing Bhaktapur and Boudhanath

Camping/ Lodge Trek’s cost according to program

Full board during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Government-licensed guide (English speaking or other foreign language if requested)

Required numbers of porters (1 porter for 2 guests; 12 kg per guest in Tea house trek)

Sightseeing entry fees/national park /conservation/restricted area permit fees (monasteries, temples, Stupa entrance fees but not donation.)

TIMS (Trekker’s information Management System) permits or peak climbing permit fees (according to your program)

Group First Aid Kits (We recommend bringing your personal first aid kit as well.)

Trekking bag for each guest.

Staff insurance

Complementary

Trekking bag for each guest

Nepal Fair Step Trekking printed T-Shirt

Price Excludes

International airfare from and to your country

Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD 50 cash for 30 days visa and need to fill online form)

Excess baggage charges

Personal gears

Personal expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills & extra porters

Travel & Health Insurance – Emergency Helicopter Rescue Insurance (Most recommended)

Any meals (lunch &dinner) in Kathmandu – $ 10 to 15 for per meal in tourist restaurant (except welcome and farewell dinner)

Any kinds of drinks (alcohol &non-alcoholic beverage) neither during the trek nor in Kathmandu

Tips for staff (not mandatory but expected)

Hot shower, recharging of batteries (available during the

The cost which is not mentioned above.

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