EBC Two High Passes Trek
Trip Code: ERC
EBC(Everest Base Camp) Two High Passes (Renjo La and Cho La Pass) Trek is one of the most challenging high altitude treks of Everest region in Nepal. This trekking includes Gokyo Valley, Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar after crossing two high passes.
This trek would be truly adventurous for those who want to do trek something in a challenging way. This trek begins in Lukla passing through Namche bazaar along mani stones, boulders carved with Buddhist inscriptions, Sagarmatha National Park up to Renjo La Pass. After crossing Renjo La Pass you will reach Gokyo Valley. Here you will explore Gokyo Lake and ascend to Gokyo-Ri at 5480m to view the Himalayan mountain views. Then, continue the trek to Thangna, also called Dragnag. Next day morning you will continue the trek and again cross another high mountain pass- Cho La and reach Dzonglha village and Lobuche. If you are lucky , you may see musk deer and pheasants along the trails.
From the top of Chola you will enjoy excellent panoramic views of the world’s great mountains such as Everest, Lhotse , Amadablam and Thamserku. From Lobuche we make early morning ascend and walk towards alpine meadows and summer yak pastures until you reach Everest Base Camp. After spending a couple of hours at Everest Base Camp we return to stay overnight at Gorakshep. Early wake up and hike to Kala Patthar, from where the view is straight towards Mt. Everest and the sunrise is truly wonderful.
Nepal has become the dream destinations for all the climbers of the world after Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay successfully climbed Mount Everest on 29 May, 1953. Thousands of climbers have made huge sacrifices – many with their lives in their own attempts to the summit.
This is a challenging trip and involves difficult trekking at high altitudes but the whole experience is simply awe-inspiring! After Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar you will retrace through the same route to Lukla and then fly back to Katmandu.
April 25th 7.8 magnitude earthquake affected some areas around Renjo La Gokyo Lake Chola Pass. But now all is fine and one can do trek safely in the Khumbu region. All lodges are now fully operational.
Scenic flight to Lukla, Walk through Sagarmatha National Park observing different flora & fauna, Visit Sherpa Museum in Namche Bazaar, Explore Sherpa settlements & known about their culture, traditional and lifestyle, Cross Renjo La Pass between Thame & Gokyo Ri, Breathtaking mountain views along the trail