Everest Three Passes Trek- Chola pass, Dzongla, Renjo La Pass

Everest Three Passes Trek- Chola pass, Dzongla, Renjo La Pass - 19 Days

Overview

  • Duration:19 Days
  • Trip GradeStrenuous
  • Trip TypeTrekking
  • Arrival CityKathmandu

Highlights

  • Everest Base Camp & Kalapathar, a breathaking views of Everest 
  • Popular Everest 3 Passes including Kong Ma La, Chola & Renjo La Pass
  • Gokyo Lake & Gokyo Ri Hike with Hidden Valley of Gokyo 
  • Sherpa Villages & their Culture 
  • Khumbu Round Trek
  • Lukla Airport, remarks as one of the Adventurous airport in the World. 
  • Khumbu Eco System & Ramsar Listed Sites

"The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams. "

Oprah Winfrey

Khumbu region of Nepal is best described as an amalgamation of Himalayan wilderness to the fullest. Three daunting passes covering almost an entire Khumbu region endow breathtaking adrenaline surge. Kong Ma La Pass, Renj La Pass and Chola Pass are the high passes along with an adventure of Everest Base Camp marks Everest Three Passes Trek. Risk free and monotonous daily lifestyle of people these days has been very mechanistic. Therefore, feed your soul some intrepidity and adventure with best trekking crew members of Scenic Nepal Treks & Expedition.

The route of Everest Three Passes Trek is not different than Everest Gokyo Valley Trek but has slight tweaks in itinerary. Once trekkers reach Dingboche Valley trekkers take Kong Ma La Pass crossing route to reach Lobuche rather than through Thukla Pass route. Until Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar trekking activities are similar to Everest Base Camp Trekking. Trekkers then take route of Gokyo Valley Trekking from base camp. Places like Dzongla and Thagnak are situated sandwiching the Chola Pass. Trekkers perform activity of hiking Gokyo Ri or Fifth Lake before crossing Renjo La Pass to reach Thame Valley. This trekking route is also considered as around Khumbu trek in Nepal as well. Among these three high altitude passes each one has distinct characteristics and attractions. Kong ma La is considered as the most challenging pass to cross because of narrow passage and high altitude. Chola is popular and often crowded pass beside Cholatse Mountain. Renjo La Pass is definitely scenic with rewarding perspectives of Himalayas as far as Makalu and Everest. Trekkers should be cautious while walking on this trail and careful following of guide’s instructions might end up having momentous successful adventure walking holiday in Nepal.

Scenic Nepal Treks & Expedition is delighted to offer best Himalayan wilderness walking holiday package as Everest Three Passes Trek. Cross three pride landmarks of Khumbu region in marvelous way. We prepare you excellently for such a mini mountaineering experience. 

Drop your email here at: info@scenicnepaltreks.com  / scenicnepaltreks@gmail.com 

Itinerary

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You will be met by Scenic Nepal Treks and Expedition’s representative at Airport and transferred to the hotel. The remainder of the afternoon at leisure for you to explore, Kathmandu has more World Heritage sites than any other city in the world. A pre-trek briefing will be given this evening. Overnight in Kathmandu.

    Trekking TIMS & Permits will be prepared on this day. You will tour the iconic places of Kathmandu and Lalitpur. These places are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bouddhanath, Swyambhunath and Pashupatinath are toured on this day. These places hold special heritage, ancestral value and cultural significance of Nepal. Overnight at Hotel.

      About 40 minutes of mountain flight will take you to Lukla the gateway of Everest region trekking in Nepal. In clear weather the scenes that you see from your plane window is mesmerizing too but during bad weather the journey can be bumpy ride as well. We will meet our rest of the crew members in Lukla and head out to Phakding after brief tea break. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.

        We will trek relatively easy trail until we reach Larpchen Bridge at foothill of Namche Bazaar. We have to cross numerous suspension bridges and have to trek past villages like Benkar, Manjo etc. Near Manjo our permits will be checked and we enter the Sagarmatha National Park. During this day’s trekking trekkers can see Thamserku and Kusum Kangaru clearly. Moreover after 1.5 hours of uphill walking from Larpchen Bridge in clear weather you can have first view of Mount Everest as well. The sight of clustered Namche Bazaar can relieve your tiredness of walking. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.

          Acclimatization is very key thing to do while doing high altitude trekking. We will hike towards Everest View Hotel after having breakfast. From balcony of this hotel you have panoramic view of mountains like Amadablam, Thamserku, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Tabuche and others. Lazily stroll back to lodge in Namche observing Everest Museum and hustling of Namche Bazaar. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.

           

            Everest will be at far distant and you will crave to reach there on this day. Green lush forests on either side of trail and horde of Jokpyo/Yaks carrying goods are usual sight. The journey consists of flat, downhill and uphill walking. Get blessed by sight of Khumbu Valley from top of Tengboche on either side including gigantic Mt. Amadablam looming at backdrop. Take a walk around monastery in evening before chilling out at dining hall of tea house. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.

              The day will be picturesque because of rivers, forests and hilly landscape having mountains on background. Once trekkers trek past Pangboche and Somare there awaits the valley of Dingboche between Nagarshan hill, Chhukung Valley and Amadablam Mountain. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.

                The trip can be termed as acclimatization period as well. Trekkers will take comfortable trail towards Chhukung Valley overlooking Island Peak which is very famous peak climbing trekking pinnacle as well. Trekkers will get first glimpse of Kong Ma La from Chhukung as well. 

                  We ascend all the way up to top of Kong Ma La through very narrow trail. This is the most challenging junction out of three passes of Khumbu region. After crossing the pass trekkers reach Lobuche for much needed rest.  Lobuche is small tranquil village on bank of river facing the Kong Ma La Pass. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.

                    After climbing the Lobuche Pass we will have to walk through the moraine. The trail is rugged and rocky which requires careful walking. Once you have reached the Gorakshep we will keep our baggage and have lunch. After lunch we set out to reach Everest Base Camp. After walking for 1.5 hours you can reach the most coveted place. Take pictures and create some memories. We will again trek back to Gorakshep for overnight stay. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.

                      Early in the morning we will climb the Kalapathar before sunrise. Behold the mesmerizing sight of sun rays kissing gigantic mountains. Such a wonderful sight is really worth all the hardship and physical endurance that you have spent all these days. We then trek downhill towards  Lobuche. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.

                        Such a wonderful sight is really worth all the hardship and physical endurance that you have spent all these days. We then trek downhill towards Dzonlga. Overnight at Lodge. 

                          Journey from Dzongla is really a challenging one. We will cross the high altitude pass of Chola. At top of Chola you can savor panoramic view of mountains especially the Cholatse Peak looks very beautiful. The scenery is worth fighting for and all the tiredness would definitely fade away while staying for a while on top. After brief stay we trek downhill to Thagnak and continue walking through glacier to Gokyo Lake. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.

                            Early morning we will take packed breakfast and head to the top of Gokyo Ri. It is believed that Renjo La Pass and Gokyo Ri are the best place to observe an entire Khumbu region’s splendors. We then head back to teahouse.

                              Crossing of Renjo la is really full of excitement and challenge. Though it seems very small when you first see from Gokyo but as you walk on the trail the journey can be very tiresome. Rocky rugged trail make matter more badly and if it snows then slippery track might make it dangerous. It is said that most spectacular scenery of entire Khumbu is seen from top of Renjo la. From this pass trekkers descend to small village of Marlung.  Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.

                                The Trail is uphill and downhill in today’s journey. Trekkers have to steeply climb the hill until we see Namche Bazaar. We will further descend to this vibrant heartland marketplace of Khumbu region once again for overnight stay. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.

                                  The most joyous day of our trekking is this day. With memory of Everest journey in mind we jovially trek downhill and through Manjo & Phakding to reach Lukla. Evening can be fun filled with celebrations among crew members and trekking partners. Relish Nepalese delicacies or drinks and enjoy the last evening in Khumbu region of Nepal. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.

                                    The flight will take us back to Kathmandu and we will transfer you to hotel. Our management team will host farewell dinner for you in evening. We will discuss the events occurred in the trip and share our views. Overnight at Hotel.

                                      Scenic Nepal Treks & Expedition team will take you to the Airport for your flight to home. Your trip to Nepal ends from here! Namaste.

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                                        What’s Included

                                        Included

                                        • Airport and Hotel transfers in private vehicles.
                                        • Hotel in B&B method.
                                        • All land transportation.
                                        • Government Licensed Guide and other staffs.
                                        • Three meals: breakfast, Lunch and Dinner in trekking.
                                        • Local lodge accommodation in mountain.
                                        • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System) card.
                                        • All necessary paperwork and permits
                                        • Trek Maps and Company Duffel Bags
                                        • Adventure Certificate with Company Ti Shirt 
                                        • All Local and Government Taxes

                                        Excluded

                                        • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
                                        • Extra days accommodation in mountain
                                        • International airfares/ Kathmandu 
                                        • Travel/trekking insurance
                                        • Nepal entry visa fees
                                        • Bottled drinks on trek (cold and alcoholic) and Hot Drinks
                                        • Additional food or drink on trek in addition to three standard meals
                                        • Personal expenses, Emergency Expenses, road blocked, snakes, desert.etc
                                        • Tips (Tips are expected)

                                        Useful Info

                                        This given itinerary is only reference for the Trip. It can be customized as per your request and avaliable date. Normally Lukla flights alwats depends on weather conditions and we mostly always have flight cancellation. So that we recommend you to have 1 extra Night  in Kathmandu after trek. 

                                        If you have any further questions, drop your email here at info@Scenicnepaltreks.com 

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