About Everest Base Camp Trek with Chola and Renjo La Passes
The Everest region is the number one choice of avid trekkers from all over the world. The trails move along the foothills of Himalayas overlooking the picturesque landscape. Most trekking packages only offer the trek up to Everest Base Camp. There are many untouched, remote natural beauty in the region that often get overlooked. Thus, we are offering you an exciting package that includes the trek to the stunning Chola and Renjo La Passes along with the trek to Everest Base Camp.
The Everest Base Camp Trek with Chola and Renjo La Passes trek will take you to some of the most scenic locations in the Everest region including Kalapathar, Everest Base Camp, Gokyo Lake, Cho La and Renjo la passes. The trek goes beyond the Everest base camp, and you will return to Lukla on an alternative path crossing the Chola and Renjo la passes. The trek is challenging, but the payoff is equally rewarding. The trek offers excellent vantage points for the magnificent views of the Himalayan mountain range.
The trek starts from Lukla, after an adventurous flight from Kathmandu. From Lukla, we trek to the famous town of Namche Bazar through the village of Phakding. We then trek to Everest Base Camp passing through the villages of Namche Bazar, Tengboche, Dingboche, and Lobuche. We acclimatize first at Namche Bazar and again at Dingboche. We observe the spectacular sunrise from Kalapathar and Gorak Shep.
From Gorak Shep, we pass through the stunning Chola pass to arrive at the Thangna/ Dzongla and Gokyo lakes. From Thagna, we move to Lunden village passing through the Renjo La Pass. From Lunden, we proceed towards Thame. The trail then proceeds towards Lukla passing through Namche Bazar. We finally end our trek on Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu. You can board an international flight to your desired destination from Kathmandu.
The trek of Renjo La Pass and Cho La Pass is adventurous and strenuous than the regular Everest Base Camp trek. The spectacular view will make you feel closer to mother nature than ever before. You will also observe the serene lakes of Gokyo. The unobstructed sight of Mount Everest from Gokyo is sublime. You will have a unique opportunity of exploring the culture and lifestyle of the Sherpa community. The Sherpa people share their culture and heritage with Tibet. You can observe the impact of Buddhism in the region as the trail moves along many stones and prayer flags.
Are you in search of some adventure in your life? How about trekking the foothills of the highest mountain in the world. This trek is every adventure junkie’s fantasy. You will experience the stunning diversified landscapes ranging from alpine rhododendron forests to frozen desert lands in just 19 days. You will pass through the frosty lakes, frozen glaciers and stunning passes along the way. We are offering you this once in a lifetime trekking experience at a reasonable cost.
What more can you ask for? Hurry up! and book your tickets now.
Best Time for The Trek
The best time to visit the Everest base camp trek with Chola and Renjo la passes is the spring season. The months of March, April, and May fall under this season. The temperature is warmer, greenery serenades the hills, and the wildflowers bloom all over the trail. These months are the best time to trek the Everest base camp. The clear blue sky and the weather are ideal for sightseeing the overwhelming beauty of the region.
The autumn months of September, October and November are also quite favourable for trekking this region. This is the peak trekking season, and many tourists come to trek during this time. So it can be very crowded. The monsoon clouds will vanish, and the weather will be moderate. The days are warmer and nights are colder in the autumn season. There is no chance of snowfall and no summer heat. You can enjoy the stunning landscape of the region in all its glory.
The Difficulty Level of the Trek
The Everest Base Camp Trek with Chola and Renjo La Passes is one of the most challenging treks in the world. It requires 8-9 hours of trekking a day for 19 days and the trail moves above 500 meters at all times. A good level of fitness is required to complete the trek. The route through Chola and Renjo la pass is quite difficult. You will be passing through crevasses, scree and boulders. The trail has lots of ups and downs along the way. The oxygen levels are about 93 per cent at Namche and about 75 per cent in the Everest base camp. Hence, the altitude and the altitude-related sickness makes the trek quite tricky.