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EBC with three passes Trek - 19 Days


Everest Base Camp Trekking with three passes Renjo passes 5340m, Cho La 5420m and Kongma 5535m with ascent to Gokyo Peak 5280m and Kala patar 5543m

This trek passes through three passes and two summits over 5000 m and offers an incredible view on 4 culminants over 8000 meters: Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse and Makalu. An exceptional and magnificent itinerary, a challenge, in the cold and the altitude ...

In the heart of the Khumbu massif, the trek of the high passes of Khumbu in Nepal the 3 passes of Everest passes through the Renjo Pass, Chola Pass and Kongma, trek in high altitude ...

The Gokyo Peak and Kala Patthar as well as the Everest base camp tour are on the pogram. The departure is from Lukla. Direction Namche Bazar and the valley of Thame for the first of the 3 passes Renjo Pass. Arrival in Gokyo for the night and ascent of the Gokyo Peak the next day. Then it is the pass of Chola Pass. At Lobuche direction the Kala Patthar and at the base camp of Everest. Last of the 3 passes the Kongma La with can be the most beautiful view of all the peaks of Nepal Khumbu.

Group Size : 02 - 12+ people altitude  Max-Altitude : 5543mm
Destination : Nepal Fitness level : Strenuous
Trip Season : Spring (Mar - May) / AUTUMN (Sept – Nov) Departure from : Kathmandu
Meals : Breakfast in Kathmandu and Full board on Trek
Accomodation : 3 star Hotel in Kathmandu and Lodge on trek
Trip Mode : Lodge to lodge trek
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Tour Itinerary


Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation: hotel


Day 2: Kathmandu-Lukla (2850 m), trek to Phakding (2600 m)

Morning flight to Lukla (depending on weather conditions). Begin the trekking and towards Phakding down
Accommodation: lodge
Walk: 2h30


Day 3: Phakding-Namche Bazar (3440 m)

Trek along Dudh Kosi River. Some portions in the forest then climbing towards the sherpaland . Traditional hamlets and terraced fields. Arrival at Namche Bazar, capital of the country sherpa;
Accommodation: lodge
Walking time: 5h


Day 4

Namche rest


Day 5: Khumjung-Thame (3800 m)

Departure by the valley of Bhote Kosi. The regular trail is perfect for perfecting its acclimatization. Passage on the edge of great Buddhist frescoes rock painted , Crossing of Bhote Kosi; From there, a small raidillon gives access to the village of Thame.
Accommodation: lodge
Walk: 3h


Day 6: Day of acclimatization

Departure towards the Tashi Lapsa pass. Leaving the bottom of the valley, the path ascends to reach the monastery of Thame. Visit of the monastery built in front of a beautiful panorama of mountains. Back to Thame.
Accommodation: lodge
Walking time: 5h


Day 7: Thame-Lengdeng (4380 m)

Departure in the valley leading to Nangpa La, important place of passage between Nepal and Tibet. The pass is borrowed by traders with their caravans of yaks or by the Tibetan refugees. A last crossing of the Bhote Kosi allows to reach the most remote lodge of the massif, in Lengdeng.
Accommodation: lodge
Walking time: 5h


Day 8: Lengdeng -Renjo pass (5340m) - Gokyo (4750m)

The climb to the Renjo La is made by a succession of raids and small plateaus. The last part of the path (stone with steps) can be delicate in case of snow ... At the pass, the view is exceptional on the massif of Everest, to the east, and the Rolwaling massif, Where is. Descent to the mountain pastures of Gokyo by slopes, steep at first, then milder at the approach of the lake.
Overnight in lodge at the village of Gokyo.
Walk: 7 / 8h


Day 9: Gokyo-Gokyo Peak (5280 m) -Gokyo

Towards to Gokyo Peak with gradually climb with unforgettable views on the highest mountains in the world, including four summits over 8000 m: Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu. Return to Gokyo
Accommodation: lodge
Walk: 4h30


Day 10: Gokyo-Dragnag (4690 m)

Morning walk to enjoy the lights of the rising sun of this magnificent site. Descent towards Dragnag. Crossing the Ngozumpa glacier and overnight in alodge at Dragnag.
Walking time: 3h30


Day 11: Dragnag-Cho pass (5420 m) -Dzongla (4830 m)

Rocky and sometimes snowy passages give access to the Cho La, a small passage between the sharp peaks of Lobuche and Cholatse. From the pass, magnificent high mountain atmosphere. Long descent to alpine pastures first through the snow and then through rocky slabs. In the midst of herds of yaks.
Night in the lodge of Dzongla, rustic but it is a well placed halt.
Walk: 8-10h


Day 12: Dzongla-Kala Pattar (5543 m) -Gorak Shep (5250 m)

The road crosses the lake of Tshola, then by a nice trail to Lobuche then Climb to Gorak Shep along a moraine. In Gorak Shep, the slope increases to reach the Kala Pattar, unique in the heart of Khumbu, facing Everest and Nuptse. Panorama on the highest peak of the world and many snowy peaks (Pumori, Ama Dablam ...) of more than 7000 meters. Return to Gorak Shep for the night.
Accommodation: lodge
Walking time: 6h


Day 13: Gorak Shep-base camp of Everest (5350 m) -Gorak Shep-Lobuche (4910m)

Easy climb up the Khumbu Glacier to the Everest Base Camp, located under the Icefall Seracs. A multitude of gigantic peaks overhang this base camp where the uncertainty of success reigns. Return to Gorak Shep then Lobuche and overnight at the Lodge.
Walk: 7h


Day 14: Lobuche - Kongma pass (5535m) - Chhukung (4730m)

Early departure for the last pass. Descend along the Khumbu Glacier, crossing on its lower part. On the left bank, the path crosses a pasture of yaks before rising by a good path of stones Arrival at the small collar nestled on a sharp edge ... The view on the Makalu, Ama Dablam and especially on the immense barrier of Lhotse and Nuptse. Descent into a steep hill at the beginning and passage at the edge of a lake. The path quickly recovers the grass and the beautiful alpine pastures. End of the descent night in a small lodge of Chhukung.
Walk: 7-8h


Day 15: Chhukung-Dingboche (4410m)

Free morning in Chhukung: morning climb of the Chhukung Ri at 5550 with is option, rest or walk along the Imjatse Khola which flows upstream of the village. After lunch, descend in the middle of the calm valley and surrounded by sumptuous summits. Arrival at Dingboche and overnight at the lodge.
Walk: 2 / 7h


Day 16: Dingboche-Tengboche (3860 m)

Cross the valley for Pheriche then, downhill in the balcony to Pangboche small village huddled in the middle of the first trees. Visit of the monastery and continuation towards the bottom of the valley. Crossing the Imjatse Khola and continuing in a beautiful forest to go up to the monastery of Tengboche
Accommodation: lodge
Walk: 4h


Day 17: Tengboche-Namche Bazar (3440m)

Stroll around the monastery and steep descent into the valley. Crossing the torrent and climbing to a path in balcony that joins the capital of the country sherpa.
Accommodation: lodge
Walk: 4h30


Day 18: Namche-Lukla (2850m)

Descend to the villages of Monjo and Phakding by the same way as the way. Last climb to reach Lukla in the late afternoon. Last night with the local team.
Accommodation: lodge
Walking time: 6h


Day 19: Flight to Kathmandu.

Return to Kathmandu (flight subject to weather conditions). Check-in at the hotel.

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