Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes with Two High Passes Trek - 18 Days

Good to Know
  • Duration 18 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Starts/Ends Kathmandu to Kathmandu
  • Group Size 1-16
  • Max. Altitude 5415- 5545M.
  • Best Season March, April, May and September, October, November

Highlights

  • Sightseeing the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Kathmandu Valley.
  • Humbling mountain flight to and from Lukla.
  • Explore the traditional Sherpa villages of the Khumbu/Everest region, such as in Namche Bazaar.
  • Unmatchable surrounding vistas from Gokyo Ri and Kala Patthar
  • Venture to two of the most popular passes in the Everest region: Renjo La and Cho La.
  • Spectacular views of some of the tallest peaks on earth, along with the wondrous Khumbu icefall and glaciers
  • Dynasty view of mountains, peaks, and many more.

Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake Trek with two high passes is one of the most adventurous trekking routes to the Everest region of Nepal that traverses not only one but two of the high mountain passes of Nepal: Renjo La and Cho La, taking trekkers to the serene lake of Gokyo, ensuring the most thrilling experience.

At first, the route to Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake with two high passes ventures around the classic Himalayan Trail leading to the foothills of the highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest (8,848m), and gradually moves forth to cross two of the major passes connecting the Himalayan valleys, exposing you to the most secretive cultural and nautical beauty of the region hidden amidst the mountain giants.

Throughout the journey, trekkers will get to make their way through the lovely dwellings of the famous higher Himalayan people generally populated by the "Sherpas,” commonly guided by Vajrayana Buddhism, as showcased by the region’s richness in several Buddhist monuments such as gompas, monasteries, and mani walls adorned with colorful prayer flags, along with the Sagarmatha National Park, which offers an occasional glimpse of rare Himalayan wildlife such as Himalayan tahr, Musk Deer, snow leopards, pheasants, and others.

Followed by the legends of "Yeti,” the journey to the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake is going to be iconic when combined, traversing two of the major high passes of the Everest region, bringing you further to some of the highest viewpoints, Kala Patthar and Gokyo Ri, and successfully passing by the Gokyo Lakes and valleys, adding a surreal twist to the adventure and granting you a unique perspective on the natural beauty of the Himalayas.

Overall, trekking to the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes with two high passes is an exhilarating and gratifying adventure, allowing trekkers and travelers to experience the best of the Everest region, from the sensational landscapes and harmonious and warming Sherpa culture to the marvelous mountain vistas promising an unforgettable journey in the most admirable scenery in the world.

What makes the fused trek to the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake with Renjo La and Cho La Pass special?

The Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake Expedition, with the inclusion of Renjo La and Cho La Pass, is a unique high Himalayan odyssey offering a holistic and enriching trekking experience, combining two of the most iconic high mountain passes, spectacular scenery, cultural immersion, physical challenge, and adventure that comes once in a lifetime.

During this fused trek to the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake with two high passes, trekkers and travelers traverse from the renowned Everest Base Camp hiking trail, with incredible rugged terrain and picturesque viewpoints, to the bluish Gokyo Lake in a beautiful contrast to the white snow-capped mountain peaks above, presenting its beautiful glacial lakes.

Crossing two of the substantial-high mountain passes of Renjo La and Cho La adds much to the challenge and adventure rewarding expeditors and trekking aspirants with the most stunning panoramic views of the Himalayas, along with the exclusive look out to the Everest Valleys and villages that have been flourishing in secret for centuries.

In brief, here’s what truly makes the combined journey to Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake with two passes special to add to your bucket list of must-visit destinations in 2024:

The top-notch mountain vistas during the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake Trek with two high passes

Right from the start of the trek to the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake with Renjo La and Cho La Pass, the thrilling flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, you will get to see some of the majestic mountain ranges of the Nepalese Himalayas, such as Lhotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam, including the tallest peak in the earth, Mt. Everest(8,848m).

It is just a glimpse of the gorgeous landscapes awaiting you, tracking from lush subtropical rhododendron, Mongolia, and fir forests moving along the traditional Sherpa villages to the magnificently rugged alpine formations and serene glacial lakes to keep you inspired and motivated for the entire journey to the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake with two high passes.

As you move closer and closer to the Everest Base Camp, Gokyo Lake, and two high passes, the Himalayan vistas also begin to expand more and more, giving you an unparalleled sight at the fifth highest peak in the world, as well as beside the previously mentioned ranges, which look as breathtaking as they could ever be from the top of the Renjo La and Cho La Passes, followed by jaw-dropping glaciers and deep valleys stretching afar.

The adventurous two passes of the Everest Region: Renjo La and Cho La

The 18-day itinerary and route to Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake with two passes take you to Renjo La and Cho La, the major two passes of the Everest Trekking region, at an elevation of 5,340m and 5,420 m, respectively. Renjo La connects the Gokyo Valley with Thame to the west, while Cho La links trekkers and travelers to the Everest Base Camp trail and Gokyo to the east.

Usually, the route to these passes consists of ascending and descending a steep and rocky trail that comes with a few scrambling over boulders and encounters of icy paths as a spicy element required for an adventurous experience in the higher Himalayas, rewarding trekkers with the most glorifying views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Ama Dablam, and other surrounding peaks while the turquoise waters of the Gokyo Lakes shimmer below along with their green valleys, crafting a never-before vista.

Followed by a true sense of raw Himalayan wilderness and conquering moments, the overall Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake with two passes are generally favored by those seeking an extraordinary adventure in the Everest region, missing none of the major exhilarating highlights and making every step worth a ramble through.

The Everest Base Camp

There possibly cannot be anything that can beat the feeling of being at the lap of the highest mountain range in the globe, Mt. Everest (8,848m) at an elevation of 5,364 m, which has been stealing the hearts of every adventurer for several decades now to visit during the combined trek the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake with two passes.

Serving as the primary staging point for mountaineers attempting to summit Mt. Everest (8,848m), the hike to the Everest Base Camp will be exciting as you get to meet some of the adventurers to lift your spirit and watch the Khumbu Glacier beneath the towering peaks of the Everest region on making it through the Sherpa settlements, allowing you to live the daily life of the locals of the Himalayas.

The highest altitude gain during the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake expedition with two passes, Kala Patthar

Pumori, Kala Patthar, translating to “Black Rock” in Nepali, is one of the most appealing vantage points close to the Everest Base Camp, offering the most convenient and closer look out at Mt. Everest at an elevation of 5,545 m/18,192 ft above sea level.

Along with the mesmerizing view of Mount Everest, the panoramic sights of neighboring peaks such as Lhotse, Nuptse, Thamserku, Ama Dablam, and others are the major attractions of the Kala Patthar, creating an iconic backdrop to capture with your lens, especially early in the morning during the sunrise, filling the whole ambiance in golden hues as the sun slowly begins to rise. Hence, it is no wonder KaSituated on the southern flank of one of the mountain giants of the Everest region, Mt. La Patthar is a photographer paradise.

In the 18-day voyage to Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake with two passes, you will clamber this iconic viewpoint to take a closer glimpse of the world’s highest peak and enjoy the ultimate Himalayan scenery in the most tranquil setting.

The Alpine Gokyo Lake

Holding massive spiritual and religious significance for the locals of the Everest/Khumbu region, Gokyo Lakes are a series of freshwater lakes directly flowing from the melting of glaciers from the majestic mountains, usually fed by the longest glacier in the Nepalese Himalayas, Ngozumpa Glacier.

Reflecting the smashing snowcapped mountains such as Cho Oyu (the sixth highest mountain in the world), Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu ranging from approximately 4,700m to 4,900m above sea level in the striking contrast of the turquoise water, Gokyo Lake is a different world within the Everest region, including rugged mountains, alpine meadows, and rocky mountain terrain, providing travelers and trekkers a wonderful chance to experience the beauty and serenity of the vibrant lake nestled amidst the awe-inspiring majesty of the Himalayas during the 18-day combined journey to the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake with two passes.

Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake with Two Passes 18 Days Trekking route and itinerary

The Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake Trek with two passes takes a round trip to the region consisting of the top of the world, Mt. Everest, typically blending the classic Everest Base Camp trek with a visit to Gokyo Lakes and the challenge of the Teo High Mountain Passes, Renjo La and Cho La.

The journey traditionally begins upon your arrival at Kathmandu, which you will be exploring the next day with your licensed mountain guide, who will provide you with a precious insight into some of the top-notch UNESCO world heritage sites and their cultural, religious, and historical significance, such as Pashupatinath, Boudhnath, and Swayambhunath, and three of the ancient royal Durbar Squares: Bhakatpur, Basantapur, and Patan.

The very next day it would be thrilling to board the morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, from where the trek to the Everest region finally commences calling it a day at one of the mountain lodges, Phakding passing by extremely beautiful lush greenery, rigorous rivers, and incredible Himalayan scenery.

Then, the 18-day itinerary and route to the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake with two passes take you to the capital city of Sherpa, called Namche Bazaar, for acclimatization to the arid mountainous terrain to prevent potential acute mountain sickness (AMS) or altitude sickness on an upcoming hike toward the highly elevated Himalayan terrain.

So on the very following day, on making it to Namche Bazaar, you will let your body acclimate to the surroundings by immersing yourself in the side trips to some famous vantage points nearby, including the Everest View Hotel, and simply unwinding yourself in the rich culture, traditions, and lifestyle of the locals, most of whom are Sherpa admired globally for their extraordinary adapting skills to the Himalayan surroundings.

From Namche Bazaar the trek to meet the serene water body of the Gokyo Lake begins on crossing the Renjo La Pass as you make your way through Thame and Lungden embarking far away from the hustle and bustle of modern life passing by dense woodlands of oak, rhododendron, pine, and juniper along with numerous traditional villages lying on the route.

On making it to Gokyo Lake, you will now head to another major highlight of the region, the Everest Base Camp, through Thagnak, Cho La Pass, Dzongla, Lobuche, and GorakShep, after spending two nights at the outskirts of Gokyo Lake appreciating the turquoise water bodies flowing directly from the Himalayas and its outskirt as part of the acclimatization.

Thereafter, you will reach the highest altitude of the overall journey to the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake with Renjo La and Cho La Pass at Kala Patthar to catch the exhilarating sunrise over the panoramic Everest Himalayas such as the Nuptse, Changtse, and Lhotse, including the closet view of the top of the planet, Mt. Everest (8,848m).

A descent to Pheriche on hiking the Kala Patthar denotes the beginning of the retracing of the route to arrive at Kathmandu, which experiences a steep downhill walk to Namche, the next day to Lukla, and finally the flight back to the Kathmandu Valley.

After spending the night in Kathmandu, according to the 18-day itinerary and route to Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake with two passes, you will board the aircraft, enjoying the extra leisure day to get some souvenirs and unwind one more time in the chaotic yet spiritual hub of Nepal, Kathmandu.

18 Days Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake with two passes Group Trek cost

Although there can be a significant increment and decrease in the overall cost of the combined Himalayan Tour to Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake with two passes: Renjo La and Cho La's guided trekking package comes at a delightful group discounted price, which is:

  • USD 1875 for 1 pax
  • USD 1175 for 2-3 pax
  • USD 1725 for 4-6 pax
  • USD 1,675 for 6–10 pax

If you're looking for a more luxurious experience in the Everest region in comparatively short trek days, here are some packages you might like:

However, if you are hopeful of equivalently achieving sense in the Annapurna region, here’s what you might want to consider:

Itinerary
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Upon arriving at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), our airport representative will greet and transfer you to your respective hotel to grab a complimentary dinner with your teammates, hosted by Adventure Himalayan Travels and Treks.

Make sure all your queries are answered by then, so you can appreciate packing for the upcoming journey as per your itinerary.

  • AccommodationThree-Star-Hotel
  • MealsComplimentary-Dinner
  • Max. Altitude1,400m

On the second day, you will have options: take yourself on a guided tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley or rest after being tired from the previous day.

The lively city of Kathmandu has a lot to explore, including Pashupatinath (the holiest Hindu temple), the Monkey Temple (Swyambunath), Boudhanath, and the major three ancient Durbar Squares, along with Changunarayan Temple, listed in the World's UNESCO Heritage Sites, and the tourist hub, Thamel, to lastly call it a day in one of the three-star hotels in the evening.

  • AccommodationThree-Star-Hotel
  • MealsBrakfast
  • Max. Altitude1,400m

Today you will board a 25–40 minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, enjoy the spectacular aerial views, and officially begin trekking onwards to meet Phakding for an overnight stay in 3–4 hours of walking, followed by the awe-inspiring sights of Mt. Nupla and Kusukm Kangaru.

  • AccommodationLocal-Tea-House
  • MealsBreakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • Max. Altitude2,860m

A gentle ascent from Phakding takes you to Jorsalle, passing by several waterfalls and natural and cultural wonders of the region, along with the stunningly beautiful woods of large firs, magnolias, and rhododendrons, before moving back and forth by numerous Sherpa settlements.

Like the previous trekking day, today as well, you will get to view Mt. Kusum Kangru, Thamserku, Everest, and Nuptse before making a final steep ascent to the charming settlement of Namche Bazaar to spend a cozy night in a local guesthouse or tea house.

  • AccommodationLocal-Tea-House
  • MealsAll-Three-Meals
  • Max. Altitude3,440m

Before moving to a greater height, your body must adapt adequately to the high altitude, so you will use this entire day to explore Namche Bazaar and unwind around the Sherpa villages or climb some highly elevated peaks, such as Thame, Khunde, Khumjung, or up to the Everest View Hotel.

  • AccommodationLocal-Tea-House
  • MealsBreakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • Max. Altitude3,440m

Now, you will travel to Thame, a lovely settlement at the terminus of the Khumbu Valley untouched by modern civilization to leave you astonished with its simple yet culturally enriching lifestyle, passing by several Buddhist monuments such as Mani walls, Chhoretns, and carved Mani rocks usually adorned with prayer flags, to spend the night in the local tea house at the end of the day.

  • AccommodationLocal-Tea-House
  • MealsAll-Three-Meals
  • Max. Altitude3,820m

The destination of the day is Lungden, which is a five-and-a-half-hour uphill climb from Thame past distinctive Sherpa dwellings, abundant wildlife, the commerce route to and from Tibet with a possible encounter of Tibetan Yak Caravans, to finally spend overnight at Lungden Lodge.

  • AccommodationTea-House
  • MealsBreakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • Max. Altitude4,500m

Located at the junction of Renjo La Pass, you will clamber to Gokyo Lake this day on the sandy ridge, with severe ups and downs coming across some of the amusing rock formations and ice creek. The summit views from here are amazing, accompanied by snow-capped peaks including Kala Patthar and others.

Spend the night in a teahouse lying on the outskirts of Gokyo Lake on the successful crossing of Renjo La Pass.

  • AccommodationLocal-Tea-House-Or-Lodge
  • MealsAll-Three-Meals
  • Max. Altitude5,415m

It is a lovely morning to wake up with the contrasting turquoise water beauty of Gokyo Lake to the completely white-washed snow-capped peaks, creating the perfect time to take a side trip to Gokyo Peak or Gokyo Ri early in the morning, right after breakfast, which is rather steep.

However, on making it atop the lofty peak, Gokyo Ri provides you with breathtaking, expansive views of Cho, Gyichung Kang, Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu, which you will relish to the fullest and return to the teahouse of Gokyo for the night.

  • AccommodationLocal-Tea-House
  • MealsFull-Meal-Courses
  • Max. Altitude5,000m

The day has come when you will leave the tranquil Gokyo Lake and its valley behind to open a new chapter to Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake via two passes as you move forward to a gorgeous high alpine village nestled amidst the Himalayas, having lunch en route.

Regardless, you would be able to feel the change in the air more serenely as you spent the night in one of the locally available teahouses or lodges in Thangnak.

  • AccommodationCozy-Tea-House
  • MealsBreakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • Max. Altitude4,750 m

The trekking trail of the day involves making a way through steep hills and glaciers on the eastern side, being very cautious in the vertical and rocks that may have been glazed by ice, making the route quite slippery.

From Phedi onwards, you will climb through a steep and rugged trail to the top of the Cho La Pass, which is decorated with prayer flags, giving you an exclusive look out at Ama Dablam to the south, Cholaste to the west, Lobuche to the east, and Baruntse to the sharp right, enjoying which you will simultaneously descend to Dzongla village for the night.

  • AccommodationLocal-Tea-House
  • MealsAll-Three-Meals
  • Max. Altitude5,330m

It is going to be a very short trek day so that you get to relax and enjoy the Himalayan nature at its finest and fullest, climbing down from Dzongla through a lush trackway, providing you with a jaw-dropping glimpse at Lobuche Peak curving through the wide river bed to reach Lobuche for overnight.

In the evening, your mountain guide will brief you on your upcoming itinerary which is likely going to be a long trek day as compared to before.

  • AccommodationLocal-Tea-House
  • MealsBreakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • Max. Altitude5,330m

The morning begins with a hearty breakfast to begin the journey to the dry river bed of Gorak Shep, summer pasture land for the region’s herders, following the narrow path between the moraine of glaciers and walls to take a small lunch break and leaving luggage and backpacks behind to hop for the Everest Base Camp nestled in the lap of the top of the world, Mt. Everest.

The feeling of making it to the root of Everest is no less than summiting the peak itself to interact with some of the expediters looking forward to ascent to the top to take inspiration from and retrace the route back to Gorak Shep for the night on spending a scenic moment to the fullest.

  • AccommodationComfortable-Tea-House
  • MealsAll-Three-Meals
  • Max. Altitude5,364m

The 14th trek day also begins early to catch the most stunning sight of the Everest Himalayas when the first ray of sunlight fills the entire ambiance with golden hues to witness from the greatest height of the overall journey, Kala Pathar (5,644m).

On witnessing such a magical 360-degree glow from Kala Patthar when Mt. Everest and other surrounding peaks look as panoramic as they have ever been, you will steeply descend to Pheriche for the night after catching breakfast in Gorak Shep.

  • AccommodationComfortable-Tea-House
  • MealsBreakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • Max. Altitude5,644m

On this day, you will walk along the hillside covered with rhododendrons and junipers to be enchanted by the pink and red rhododendron flowers around you in the spring. Before Tengboche, the trail drops to Phunki Thanga, which passes through pine forests with an opportunity to see wildlife such as mountain goats, snow leopards, and colorful pheasants.

At last, you will reach Namche for the night. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

  • AccommodationLocal-Tea-House
  • MealsFull-Meal-Courses
  • Max. Altitude4,280m

Today, the trail descends steeply before crossing the suspension bridges over the Dudh Koshi River. From here, the trail becomes more flat as you pass forests of rhododendrons and pine trees one more time, along with the view of the snowy peaks in the distance before reaching Phakding.

After taking lunch, you will be continuing the trek to Lukla. The last night of this crew trek will be memorable. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

  • AccommodationLocal-Tea-House
  • MealsBreakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • Max. Altitude2,860m

On the last day in the Everest region, you will be thanking the porters and taking a half-hour flight back to Kathmandu so you can explore the valley in the afternoon and enjoy the farewell dinner in the evening.

  • AccommodationThree-Star-Hotel
  • MealsFull-Meal-Courses
  • Max. Altitude2,860m

We will transport you to the airport.  Thanks for trekking with Adventure Himalayan Travels.  We look forward to seeing you again!

  • MealsBreakfast

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Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes with Two High Passes Trek - 18 Days Map
What's Included
Includes
  • 14 nights and 15 days of food ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) and accommodation during trek (local lodge)
  • Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu airfare
  • English speaking local expert guide, porters( porter carry maxmum 20 k.g and one porter between two person)
  • Sagarmatha National Park fees
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) fees
  • Pasang lamu Entrance fees
  • Three nights’ accommodation at three star hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing with breakfast
  • Airport transfers and escort
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • Adventure Travels Duffle/Kit Bag.
  • Equipment clothing for porter & staffs
  • Equipment (sleeping bag, first aid kit, oximeter etc.)
  • Insurance for all staff & porters.
  • Trekking achievement certificate
  • Adventure Himalayan T-shirt
Excludes
  • Nepal visa - Multiple Entry 30 days - USD 50  (Details in Visa Page)
  • International flight fare 
  • Lunch & dinner during hotel stay in Kathmandu
  • Hot Shower and electronic charging fees at guest houses during the trek
  • Alcoholic drinks, candies, etc.
  • Extra accommodation and meals outside of itinerary
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
  • Tips, any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation/road block due to any reason, table drinks, snacks while walking. 
Dates and Prices
Date PriceAvailability 
Start DateStarts: ThursdayMay 30, 2024End DateEnds: SundayJun 16, 2024PricePriceUS$1775StatusStatusAvailable
Useful Info

When is the best time to go for Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake Trek with two high passes?

The months of spring (pre-monsoon) and autumn (post-monsoon) are considered the best times to do the combined Himalayan trek to Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake with two high passes, Cho La and Renjo La. Both of these seasons are marked by comparatively more favorable weather, temperatures, visibility, and enhanced trail conditions.

In addition, the monsoon/summer and winter expeditions to the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake with two high passes are also very gratifying for being well equipped, prepared, and geared, offering the most unique set of Himalayan beauty and its aura that only a few get to relish.

What are the permit fees for the combined trek to Everest Base Camp and two passes?

Unlike any other trekking region in Nepal, the Everest hiking region does not accept the TIMS card, although it is mandatory to obtain the local entry permit, the Sagarmatha National Park entry permit, and the Khumbu Pasang Lambhu Rural Municipality permit, which costs around USD 30 and USD 20 per person, respectively.

Can beginners go for a Himalayan expedition to the Everest Base Camp and Two Passes?

Yes, although trekking to the Everest Base Camp and crossing the two high passes, Cho La and Renjo La is a moderate to strenuous adventure in the Everest region of Nepal, it is feasible for beginners as well if they are well and properly prepared for the possible challenges with a good level of fitness, unswayed determination, and appropriate packing.

It is much expected to encounter several steep uphill and downhills along with rugged trails on the way to the Everest Base Camp, while it might get icy with a few crevasses on the way to Cho La and Renjo La Pass; hence, it is much advisable to hire licensed guides and porters for the adventurous and fulfilling journey to the long, high Himalayan expedition to the Everest Base Camp and two high passes.

How to pack for Trekking to the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes with two high passes?

For several days you would be rambling through above 3,000 m, usually in the remote and rugged terrains with a high risk of acute mountain sickness (AMS) or altitude sickness during the journey to the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes with two high passes, it is crucial to pack efficiently without stuffing. Hiring porters does ease the overall odyssey, but how much they can carry is also limited to a maximum of 25 kg, so pack only those that are essential for the trek.

Here’s a comprehensive listing of some of the must-pack gear, equipment, and clothing to ensure comfort, safety, and durability in unpredictable weather conditions and high altitudes:

Clothing

  • Moisture soaks light tops and bottoms as a base layer.
  • Fleece or down jackets as an insulating layer.
  • Water, rain, and windproof for protection from rain, snow, and wind.
  • Quickly drying trekking and convertible pants, socks, and boots
  • Hat and gloves to keep your head and hands warm and protected at higher altitudes.
  • Buff or scarf for neck and face protection.
  • Casual sandals and camp shoes

Gear and Equipment

  • Turso-fitting backpack with 40–50 liters of capacity
  • Sleeping pads and bags
  • Good-quality trekking poles
  • Headlamps or flashlights for early morning trek days
  • Water purification tablets, filters, bottles, or hydration systems
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen, and lip balm with SPF for sunburn and snow glare protection
  • A personal first aid kit with essential items
  • Toilet paper, hand sanitizer, wet wipes, and other necessary hygiene items.
  • Lightweight and easily drying towel
  • Cameras and smartphones with spare batteries or power banks to capture memories along the way, etc.

Miscellaneous

  • Mandatory trekking permits and documents
  • Sufficient Nepalese rupees for snacks, drinks, souvenirs, phone calls, hot showers, and other personal uses along the trekking route
  • Guidebook or map
  • Portable charger and adapter to charge electronic devices
  • Energy bars, dried fruits, nuts, and others for quick energy boosts.
  • Trash bags to pack out waste and garbage, etc.

Who can do this, combined trek to Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake with Two Passes?

While much to the happiness of alpine ramblers across the world, there is no strict age or experience level limitation for an adventurous foot jaunting to the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake with two passes accessible to a wide range of trekkers and travelers with the right amount of fitness, preparation, and determination.

For any fit individual with a good level of physical fitness and stamina, whether you are looking for a new challenge, pleasant hiking, or unique perspectives in the Himalayas, the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake trek with two high passes offer an unforgettable journey through some of the world’s most stunning and varied landscapes.

Necessary guides and porter service for trekking to the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes with Two High Passes

Although it is up to trekkers and travelers whether to hire guides and porters for the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake with two high passes, it is highly recommended to hire a professional guide authorized by the government of Nepal possessing a greater familiarity with the Everest trekking region so they can provide you with valuable insight into the local culture and terrain and help navigate the Himalayan trails safely.

For a more holistic highland excursion, it is much advisable to get a porter so they can carry the backpacks for you while all you leave will be is to enjoy the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake with two high passes at its fullest, where it is important to hire them from one of the reputable trekking and travel agencies or organizers like Adventure Himalayan Travels and Treks, ensuring the fair treatment of both the guides and porters.

Client Reviews
  • Everest and Renjo La Trek - 21 Days

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    “We have done hikes in the past but not at this high so it was a difficult selection but we did it successfully and suffering for few days. The trek was beautifully organized and great help from the guide and porters.”

    Châu Ngọc
    Châu NgọcIraq,Oct 10, 2018
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    “The trek was definitely an amazing experience I will never forget!! Especially the view from Renjo-la pass  was one of my highlights. In general I found the area around the mountain very beautiful! Also the Base Camp was nice to visit and the spirit there is quite impressive. Our Guide and porter were amazing! They were professional, knowledgeable and entertaining  too. The lodges and food on this trekking were wonderful too, definitely exceeded my expectations.  All in all the trek offers a lot of different landscapes and breathtaking views.Thank Adventure Himalayan Travels and Treks proved us good guide and porter”.

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