Everest Two Pass Trek

  • Trip duration 16 Days
  • Trip GradeModerate
  • All Inclusive Price USD (Per Person)

Everest two passes trek is an ideal choice for a true adventure seeker looking for a challenging trek in the Everest region of Nepal, which also involves crossing high mountain passes. If you are looking to undertake a slightly less adventurous trek than this but which includes Ranjo- La Pass (5,348m/17,541ft) Gokyo lakes (Gokyo Re 5360m/17,580ft), Chola Pass (5,420m/17,777ft) Kala Patthar (5,545m/ 18,87ft) and Everest Base Camp, The Everest area region is one of Nepal’s top trekking destinations, and the two Passes trek is its ultimate trekking adventure with more fun and challenging, crossing two passes over 5,300m,/17384ft each offering amazing spectacular  panorama view by each moment your behind. The typical point of the two Passes Trek is the mountain airport of Lukla, A 30-minute amazing flight from Kathmandu and trek a circuit around the entire Everest region with Amazing views of the highest mountains in the world as well as Cross the adventures world top challenging 5300m/17384ft to cross Renjo La, and Kongma-La (5,535 M/18,159ft),with spiritual white glacier.

Trip Highlights

  • Mystic Gokyo Valley and Gokyo Lakes
  • Highest glacier on Earth- Khumbu Glacier (4900 m)
  • Ngozumpa Glacier, the longest glacier in the world
  • Astounding panoramic view from Gokyo Ri

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,850 M/9,350ft), 25 minutes and trek to Phakding (2,610 M/8,562ft), 4-5 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),
  • Day 02: Trek from Phakding to Namche (3,440 M/11,286ft), 6-7 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),
  • Day 03: Acclimatize, rest and exploring day around the Namche (3,440 M/11,286ft), (Tea house + B-L-D),
  • Day 04: Trek from Namche to Dhole (4,200 M/13,779ft), 5-6 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),
  • Day 05: Trek from Dhole to Machhermo (4,470 M/14,620ft), 5-6 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),
  • Day 06: Trek from Machhermo to Gokyo (4,750 M/15,583ft), 5-6 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),
  • Day 07: Early morning hike to Gokyo -Ri (5,360m/17,580ft) and back to Gokyo for breakfast and trek to Thangna (4,700 M/15,419ft), 5-6 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),
  • Day 08: Trek from Thangna to Dzongla (4,830 M/15,846ft), via Cho-La Pass (5,350 M/17,552ft), 7-8 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),
  • Day 09: Trek from Dzongla to Lobuche (4,910 M/16,108ft), 5-6 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D), (Teahouse + B-L-D),
  • Day 10: Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5,364 M/17,598ft) and trek back to Gorakshep (5,140 M/16,863ft), 5-6 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),
  • Day 11: Trek from Gorakshep to Lobuche via Kalapatthar (5,550 M/18,208ft), 6-7 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),
  • Day 12: Trek from Lobuche to Chhukhung (4,730 M/15,518ft), Kongma-La (5,535 M/18,159ft), 7-8 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),
  • Day 13: Trek from Chhukhung to Tengboche (3,860 M/12,664ft), 5-6 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),
  • Day 14: Trek from Tengboche to Monju (2,835 M/9,301ft), 5-6 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),
  • Day 15: Trek from Monju to Lukla (2,840 M/9,350ft), 5-6 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),
  • Day 16: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (1,350 M/4,429ft) and 25 minutes, (Hotel + B).

Cost Includes:

  • Pick up & drop from airport,
  • Kathmandu accommodations (Bed & Breakfast Basis),
  • Fly from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu (Yourself & guide),
  • Everest National Park Entry Permits,
  • TIMS Permit (Trekker's Information Management System),
  • Teahouse/Lodge accommodation during trek,
  • Three meals everyday while on the trek: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,
  • Experienced English speaking government license holder mountain trekking guide,
  • Experienced & strong mountain trekking porter,
  • All program according to itineraries on full board,
  • Company T-shirt, Duffel bag (refundable) and trip map,
  • Every day fresh fruits after dinner,
  • Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipments, insurance and other facilities to staffs during the trek,
  • Farewell dinner at typical Nepali cultural restaurant,
  • All kind of rescue arrangements,
  • All kind of local and government TAX/VAT etc.

Cost Excludes:

  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner) whilst in Kathmandu,
  • Insurance for Travel-Trekking/Accident/Medical/Emergency evacuation,
  • International airfare,
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected),
  • All kind of alcoholic & soft drinks,
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee,
  • Personal shopping, laundry, trekking equipments etc.
  • Cost raised by cancellation, landslide, weather, festivals, political unrest, illness and other unexpected problems which are not under our control,
  • Any others expanses which are not mentioned in “Cost Includes” section.

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,850 M/9,350ft), 25 minutes and trek to Phakding (2,610 M/8,562ft), 4-5 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),We take an early morning flight to Lukla from Kathmandu and a landing on a steep mountain runway brings us to the start of our trek at the village of Lukla [2850m]. After landing we meet supporting crew in Lukla and start our journey to Phakding. we head up to the Dudh Kosi Valley on a well-marked trail, Overnight stay at lodge in Phakding.
  • Day 02Trek from Phakding to Namche (3,440 M/11,286ft), 6-7 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),After breakfast, the trek begins from there toward to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11283ft) which takes about 5-6 hours through Beautiful Khumbu villages. Beyond Monjo is the entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park which was set-up in order to protect and preserve the fragile mountain environment where you get teahouse or lodge accommodation in full board basis. Overnight stay at lodge in Namche.
  • Day 03Acclimatize, rest and exploring day around the Namche (3,440 M/11,286ft), (Tea house + B-L-D),Today is the acclimatized at Namche so, we can tour Namche Bazaar which is the primary town of the Everest region where you could have lots of services available around the town, ATMs, restaurants shops, internet cafes and a colorful market. We can hike-up to Sagarmatha National Park and enjoy the sunrise view over the Mt Everest Himalayas. It is an ideal place to spend a day, acclimatizing to the new altitude before heading to Syangboche. Overnight at lodge.
  • Day 04Trek from Namche to Dhole (4,200 M/13,779ft), 5-6 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),Leaving Namche Bazaar, we climb the Khumjung hill and then descend to the east of the village down the broad valley leading to the Dudh Koshi from where the route turns north. There are two trails and our guide will choose the best option for us to follow. There is a chorten on the ridge top at 3,973 meters which descends from Mt. Khumbila (5,761 m). Then we trek northwards and reach Mong (Mohang) which is known as the birthplace of the Saint Lama Sanga Dorje, the reincarnation lama of Rongbuk Monastery. This Monastery is believed to have introduced Buddhism in the Khumbu region of Nepal. The trail descends in a series of steep switchbacks down a sandy slope to the Dudh Koshi and enters at Phortse Thanga. Then the trail climbs steeply through rhododendron forests, passing many Kharka on its way to Tongba (3950m) and Gyele (3960m) and finally Dole (4200m).
  • Day 05Trek from Dhole to Machhermo (4,470 M/14,620ft), 5-6 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),On the following day, we have to climb uphill in order to reach Machhermo. The trail climbs through a huge rock at Lhabarma (4330m) and carries on to Luza (4340m). From Luza the trail continues to climb to Machhermo (4470m) where we can have good views of the mountains. There is a Chorten right before the Luza village. Throughout today’s journey, we will be walking alongside the Dudh Koshi River. Overnight at Machhermo.
  • Day 06Trek from Machhermo to Gokyo (4,750 M/15,583ft), 5-6 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),We commence our trek by climbing a ridge for a superb view of Kangtega down the valley and also up towards Cho Oyu (8153 m). The narrow valley now begins to widen as the trail passes through Phangkha (4390 m), where an avalanche in 1995 killed 40 people. We then descend to the riverbank before climbing onto the terminal moraine of the Ngozumpa Glacier on a steep trail. Upon crossing an iron bridge over a stream, the trail levels out as it follows the valley past the first lake, known as Longpongo, at 4690 meters. At this juncture, we get a chance to observe lama footprints on a stone. At the sight of the second lake, Taboche Tsho, we become mesmerized by the shimmering turquoise blue sheet of water sparkling in the sun. Further walk from the second lake, we reach the third lake, the two linked by a surging stream. Gokyo village stands by the third lake and Cho-Oyu Mountain as a backdrop sets an amazing spectacular sight here. After lunch, we explore the third lake, Dudh Pokhari.
  • Day 07Early morning hike to Gokyo -Ri (5,360m/17,580ft) and back to Gokyo for breakfast and trek to Thangna (4,700 M/15,419ft), 5-6 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),Early morning hike to Gokyo Ri (5,360m) to enjoy the bewitching view of colossal Ngozumpa glacier, upper Gokyo Valley and the implausible mounts such as Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Nuptse, Cho-Oyu, and Gychung Kang among others. We will now cross the steep Renjo La pass at 5,300m and back to Gokyo for breakfast and start trek to Thangna(4700m).
  • Day 08 Trek from Thangna to Dzongla (4,830 M/15,846ft), via Cho-La Pass (5,350 M/17,552ft), 7-8 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),One of the most intense days of the entire trek, we will climb through steep uphills as we walk through Cho La Pass to Dzongla. We hike up a small valley where we witness the beauty of rocky trail surrounded by spectacular mountains. We reach a ridge after a few hours of walks, where we get the view of Cho La Pass across a small moraine. As we get near to the moraine, we see the intense steepness of the trail. The steep path is shorter in length, but the elevation makes it difficult to traverse. We have to be very cautious, as we walk through lots of snowy and icy paths. The views get remarkable as we walk towards the west of Mount Ama Dablam. We cross the terminal moraine of the glacier, from where the trail gets easier to walk. We reach Dzongla after an hour where we stay for the night.
  • Day 09Trek from Dzongla to Lobuche (4,910 M/16,108ft), 5-6 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D), (Teahouse + B-L-D),The journey from Dzongla to Lobuche offers us with more stunning views. The path will be enjoyable as there will be no more crossing glaciers or climbing steep uphills. We follow the moraine and hike down along the Chola Lake as we bid farewell to Dongla. As we move ahead, we can see a glimpse of Everest Base Camp. We continue to follow the wave-like trails from Dzongla to Lobuche. On the other side, we can see the Khumbu Glacier with the rubble of ice floating. The path is pleasant and appealing as we get close to the foothills of Mount Everest. We can also visit some world-famous bakeries here at Lobuche. From here, we can witness the panoramic view of the stunning mountains. Everest hides behind Mount Lhotse from this place, but we can have a great view of Mount Pumori (7,161m), Mount Lingtren (6,749m), and Mount Nuptse (7,861m).
  • Day 10Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5,364 M/17,598ft) and trek back to Gorakshep (5,140 M/16,863ft), 5-6 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),Today it’s a long and gritty day. We climb through meadows and moraine stones steps to reach Gorakshep, by either climbing to Kala Patthar or continue heading to Everest base camp. From Everest base camp we do not see Mount Everest. However, from Kala Patthar, we get to see the entire south face of Mt. Everest. The Everest Base Camp is stunningly beautiful. We can enjoy amazing views of Nuptse, Khumbuste and Pumori mountains from the base camp. We walk back towards Gorak Shep where we spend the night. Overnight stay at lodge in Gorak Shep.
  • Day 11Trek from Gorakshep to Lobuche via Kalapatthar (5,550 M/18,208ft), 6-7 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),After early morning breakfast, we have to climb Kala Patthar at (5545m.) and enjoy a spectacular sunrise views from Kala Patthar you can have a panoramic view of Mt. Everest and many other mountain peaks like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam and many more. Overnight stay at lodge in Lobuche.
  • Day 12Trek from Lobuche to Chhukhung (4,730 M/15,518ft), Kongma-La (5,535 M/18,159ft), 7-8 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),After Breakfast, we start to trek from Lobuche to Chhukhung(4730m) via Kongma-La pass (5535m), the highest pass of the Everest which takes around 7-8hrs of walking distance with stunning views of the throne of the Mount Makalu.
  • Day 13 Trek from Chhukhung to Tengboche (3,860 M/12,664ft), 5-6 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),After breakfast, the trek will continue with the trek downhill to Tengboche. On the way, we will drop by Dingboche (4360m), Shomare (4070m) and Pangboche (3030m). Have lunch at Pangboche before starting trekking to Tengboche (3860m). Overnight in a lodge at Tengboche.
  • Day 14 Trek from Tengboche to Monju (2,835 M/9,301ft), 5-6 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),From Tengboche, a steep descent leads through bird-filled rhododendron bushes and fir trees to the Dudh Koshi at Phunki Dingma. From here, we have to climb up the opposite bank but now with a huge advantage compared with those toiling in the opposite direction and yet to become accustomed to the rarefied air. .We continue on the path leading back to Namche Bazaar. We should have enough time in Namche to shop and relax in the bakery with a coffee and a cake, or even to check the Internet. We sweep down the steep descent of Namche Hill back to the suspension bridge over the Dudh Koshi and into the small village of Monjo.
  • Day 15Trek from Monju to Lukla (2,840 M/9,350ft), 5-6 hrs, (Teahouse + B-L-D),The trails now flatten out and we cross the river twice more before a rising traverse up the hillside, past numerous teahouses to Lukla. Our last day of steady trekking will be a real joy as, at lower altitudes and nothing left to prove, we can soak up the atmosphere in each of the villages as we amble through. All excess energy is guaranteed to be exhausted at our party this evening with our Nepalese crew.
  • Day 16 Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (1,350 M/4,429ft) and 25 minutes, (Hotel + B).We fly from Lukla to Kathmandu takes about 35 minutes and transfer to the Hotel.

Trip Note

  • The departure schedule can be changed on any unavoidable circumstances such as weather hazards, festivals, natural changes of walking track, road slides, avalanches, public strikes etc.
  • We have got other additional programs like: Mt. Flight, Bungee jumping, Paragliding, Helicopter tour, Film shooting, Rock climbing, Ultra light, Sightseeing, Jungle safari etc. We can include you these programs on your recent trip on your request.

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