Gokyo and Everest Base Camp via Cho La

GRADE

Strenuous

TRIP DURATION

14 days

BEST SEASON

March to May & September to November

GROUP SIZE

From single person

TRIP NOTES

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CUSTOMIZE TRIP

On Request

Trip Highlights

Monastery visit, superb mountain views including Everest, picturesque Sherpa settlements, Crossing  through Cho la pass (5420m), excursion of  kala Pathar (5545m) & Everest Base camp (5310m), Gokyo peak (5480m) & Gokyo lake (4750m), View of Khumbu Glacier, friendly Sherpa people and many more .....

Trip Overview

Gokyo and Everest Base Camp via Cho La  itinerary, one of Nepal's most famous treks to the Khumbu Mountains & Sherpa country. After a magnificent mountain flight to Lukla we follow the Dudh Kosi valley to Namche Bazaar. The trail to Gokyo is a gradual ascent up the valley passing through patches of birch and rhododendron forest where the elusive musk deer can sometimes be seen. Through small yak-grazing settlements we reach the Gokyo lakes where we climb the Gokyo Peak (5480m) and enjoy stunning summit mountain scenery including Everest, Makalu and Cho Oyo. After the Cho La pass, we reach Dzongla. The views of Ama Dablam and Taweche are spectacular. After the Zhongla ascent, we continue towards Gorak Shep and climb to Kala Pattar (5545m) from where we enjoy an impressive up-close view of Everest. Our return route passes through Tengboche, a magnificent location with a fascinating monastery, where we rest and savor the incredible scenery, including magnificent views of Everest, Ama Dablam (6856m), Kantega (6809m), Kwangde (6194m), Nuptse (7879m), Lhotse (8511m) and many more.

Clients carry daypack only and walk at their own pace. Hiking hours will be about 6-7hr a day.

  • Day 01  Fly to Lukla & trek to Phakding (2640m) (L, D)
  • Day 02  Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 03  Acclimatization day/explore around (B, L, D)
  • Day 04  Trek to Phortse Thanga (3600m) via Khumjung (3780m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 05  Trek to Machhermo (4410m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 06  Trek to Gokyo (4750m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 07  In the early morning trek to Gokyo Peak (5357m) and trek to Thangna (4500m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 08  Trek to to Dzongla (4840m) via Cho La Pass (5420m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 09  Trek to Lobuche (4910m) (B,L,D)
  • Day 10  Trek to Gorakshep (5140m) and day trip to Everest Base Camp  (5310m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 11  Sunrise at Kalapattar (5545m) and day trek to Pheriche (4371m)  (B, L, D)
  • Day 12  Trek to Namche (3440m) via Tengbuche (3860m) Monastery and visit  (B, L, D)
  • Day 13  Trek to Lukla (2840m) (B, L, D)
  • Day 14  Fly to Kathmandu (B)

Note: The itinerary can be customized according to your duration of holiday. Similarly hotel can be upgraded or downgraded depend on your budget. Same above itinerary also possible to complete with use anticlockwise with Everest Base Camp First and Gokyo at next; and you can do with in the same time frame.
Includes
  • Domestic airport drop and pickup service
  • Kathmandu to Lukla, Lukla to Kathmandu flight ticket
  • Trekking conservation permit
  • Trekking Register Certificate
  • Equipped and insured trekking porter (one porter in between 2 person)
  • Experienced and first aid trained license holder trekking guide
  • Tea House accommodation during the trek in double occupancy
  • All meals during the trek (B=breakfast, L=Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • Sleeping bag (only if require)
  • Government taxes and service charges
Excludes
  • Drinks and Bar Bill (beverage) in the tea house trek
  • Helicopter evacuation/rescue in case of emergency
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal use trekking equipment
  • Tipping to guide and porter

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