The Everest High Passes Trek

This High passes trek is a classic trek which does not require technical climbing but involves crossing some of the most challenging high passes including the Chhukung Ri (5545m) climb, Kongmala Pass (5535 m), Kalapattar (5545 m), Chola Pass (5420 m) and Renjo La Pass (5345 m). The trek starts from the gateway to Everest by taking the classic flight to Lukla. From here we hike all the way to Chhukung then to Kongmala Pass passing through the famous Sherpa village of Namche Bazaar and Thyangboche monastery to reach Everest Base Camp. After this we will be crossing over Chola Pass to reach the beautiful and scenic valley of Gokyo with its lakes. After reaching Gokyo Ri to get some magnificent panoramic views we will be heading towards Renjo La pass to reach Thame, the famous village of Appa Sherpa; world record holder for summiting Mt. Everest highest 21 times till date (2012). From here we walk back to Lukla to catch the flight to Kathmandu.

If you are looking for the challenges, tough hiking and magnificent views of the Himalayas then this will be the ultimate adventure for you.

  • Duration 21 Days Days
  • Max. Elevation 5545 m
  • Best Season March - May & Mid Sept - Nov
  • Difficulty Level Hard
  1. Day 1 Arrive Kathmandu
  2. Day 2 Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu / Trek Preparation
  3. Day 3 Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2,651m)
  4. Day 4 Trek Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,447m)
  5. Day 5 Rest and acclimatization at Namche Bazaar
  6. Day 6 Trek Namche Bazaar to Thyangboche (3863m)
  7. Day 7 Trek Thyangboche to Dingboche (4,360m)
  8. Day 8 Trek Dingboche to Chhukung (4750m)
  9. Day 9 Excursion to Chhukung Ri (5,546m)
  10. Day 10 Cross Kongma La pass (5535m) and trek to Lobuche (4940m)
  11. Day 11 Trek Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5170 m) & excursion to Everest Base Camp (5364 m)
  12. Day 12 Trek Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5545 m) and then to Lobuche (4940 m)
  13. Day 13 Trek Lobuche to Dzongla (4830m)
  14. Day 14 Trek to Gokyo (4800m) via Cho La pass (5368m)
  15. Day 15 Excursion to Gokyo Ri (5357m)
  16. Day 16 Trek Gokyo to Marlung (4210m) via Renjo La Pass (5360m)
  17. Day 17 Trek Marlung to Namche Bazaar
  18. Day 18 Trek to Lukla
  19. Day 19 Fly Lukla to Kathmandu
  20. Day 20 Free Day in Kathmandu
  21. Day 21 Final Departure