Everest Two High Passes Trek - 16 Days

Everest Chola High Pass

Trip Overview

Everest Two High Passes Trek is a marvelous adventure that takes you to two high passes in the Everest region of Nepal. Everest Cho La pass trek and Renjo La Pass trek aspires trekkers to venture with dauntless determination.

Trek on popular Everest trails and cross two passes- Renjo La Pass (5,465m), and Cho La Pass (5,420m). Follow the legendary trail to Everest Base Camp and traverse Cho La pass route.

Walkthrough lush rhododendron forests, explore Sherpa villages, and indulge in the local lifestyle. En-route to Everest Base Camp and Gokyo valley, share the trail with Yaks and legions of trekkers.

Hike to Gokyo Ri for amazing views of the chain of the mountain, including Everest and Gokyo valley. Climb up to Kala Patthar to savor close-up views of the mighty Everest.

Renjo la pass trek is a bit challenging trek as you will climb up to an altitude of 5,465m. The views from the top of Renjo La Pass is comparable to the stunning views from Kala Patthar.

The adventure begins with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. The 16 days itinerary of Everest two high passes trek entails 3 acclimatization days. Rest assured that you will enjoy your trek to two passes.

Everest Two High Passes Trek Route

Your trek officially starts from Lukla, heading to Phakding. Trek to Phakding and Namche Bazaar and spend 2 nights in Namche Bazaar for acclimatization.

Continue the trail to Tengboche and Dingboche. Dingboche is your second stopping point for acclimatization. Further, you will ascend to Gorakshep and visit Everest Base Camp.

On the 9th day, you will hike to Kala Patthar and marvel at the astounding views. The same day, you will descend to Dzongla and trek to Thagnak via Cho La Pass.

Your next destination will be Gokyo valley, where you will acclimatize and climb Gokyo Ri. The hardest part of this trek is Renjo La pass. Walk for 7-8 hours from Lumde via Cho La pass. Atop Renjo La Pass, the remarkable views await you.

You will descend to Namche Bazaar and Lukla, and catch a flight to Kathmandu.

Everest Two High Passes Trek Difficulty

Everest Two High Passes Trek falls under the category of moderate to difficult trek. On a normal day, you will have to walk for 4-5 hours. And on a challenging day, you must walk for 7-8 hours. The highest elevation of this trek is 5,550m at Kala Patthar.

Everest Two High Passes Trek Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1

Fly Kathmandu to Lukla (2,840m/9,318ft)
Trek to Phakding (2,610m/8,563ft)
Duration: 35 minutes flight, 3-4 hours (8 km) trek

Day 2
Day 2

Trek to Namche Bazar (3,440m/11,286ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hours (10.5 km) trek

Day 3
Day 3

At Namche Bazaar: 1st Acclimatization Day (3,440m/11,286ft)

Day 4
Day 4

Trek to Tengboche (3,860m/12,661ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hours (10 km) trek

Day 5
Day 5

Trek to Dingboche (4,410m/14,469ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hours (11 km) trek

Day 6
Day 6

At Dingboche – 2nd Acclimatization Day (4,410m/14,469ft)
Hike to Nagarjun Hill (5,100m)
Walking distance: 4-5 hours (4.5 km) trek

Day 7
Day 7

Trek to Lobuche (4,910m/16,109ft)
Walking distance: 6-7 hours (8 km) trek

Day 8
Day 8

Trek to Gorak Shep (5,140m/16,864ft)
Visit to Everest Base Camp (5,364m/17,598ft)
Walking distance: 7-8 hours (12 km) trek

Day 9
Day 9

Hike to Kala Patthar (5,550m/18,209ft)
Trek to Dzongla (4,840m/15,876ft)
Walking distance: 6-7 hours (12 km) trek

Day 10
Day 10

Trek to Thaknak (4,680m/15,351ft) via Cho La Pass (5,420m/17,778ft)
Walking distance: 7-8 hours (6 km) trek

Day 11
Day 11

Trek to Gokyo (4,790m/15,715ft)
Walking distance: 3-4 hours (4 km) trek

Day 12
Day 12

Gokyo Valley: 3rd Acclimatization Day
Gokyo Ri Climb (5,360m/17,585ft)
Walking distance: 3-4 hours (3.8 km) trek

Day 13
Day 13

Trek to Lumde (4,368m/14,328ft) via Renjo La pass (5,360m/17,585ft)
Walking distance: 7-8 hours (11.5 km) trek

Day 14
Day 14

Trek to Namche Bazar (3,440m/11,286ft)
Walking distance: 7-8 hours (18 km) trek

Day 15
Day 15

Trek to Lukla (2,840m/9,318ft)
Walking distance: 6-7 hours (18.5 km) trek

Day 16
Day 16

Fly Lukla to Kathmandu (1,400m/4,593ft)
Duration: 35 minutes flight

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Everest Two High Passes Trek

Trip Facts

  • Trekking & Hiking
  • Moderate to Difficult
  • 5,550m/18,209ft
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 1-12

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