Everest Gokyo Cho La Pass Trek 2019/20

  • Trip duration 17 Days
  • Trip GradeModerate
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Everest Gokyo Cho la pass trekking venture is an ideal challenge for the bold adventurer looking for something truly wild. The tough part here is to first cross the Cho La Pass border itself at (5,420m), and this trip takes approximately 18 to 21 days and goes through both the Gokyo Lake area and the Everest Base Camp. The Chola Pass trekking has some brief and interesting “climbs” of Gokyo Ri, Chukkung Ri and Kalapathar for some master views of icefalls and glaciers of Mahalangur Himalayan range which comprises of five major 8000+ meter peaks such as: Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Lhotse-shar and Makalu. Chola pass trek is one of the most popular trekking routes in Khumbu Region which covers not only Everest Base Camp but also Gorakshep, Kalapathar, Gokyo Lake and some peaks (like Gokyo Ri or KalaPathar). The focus of the trip is to interact with several Sherpa villages—allowing visitors to immerse in their everyday life activities. This trip also includes a grand view of the highest peak in the world: Mount Everest. Chola Pass trekking provides magnificent panoramas of mountains and lakes, direct interaction with Sherpa culture, hospitality, and an intimate view of the endless forests of birch and pine.This trail includes the view of Everest base camp, and also goes through renowned regions like Lukla, Namche Bazar, Tengboche and much of the Khumbu district. The scenery is true to its fame with matching culture laced with wild adventure experiences.

Gokyo Cho La Pass trek is most fascinating trek in Everest region which takes you through the amazing, high altitude Gokyo lakes!

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: : Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,840 M/9,350ft), 25 minutes and trek to Phakding (2,610 M/8,562ft), 5-6 hrs,
  • Day 02: Trek from Phakding to Namche (3,440 M/11,286ft), 6-7 hrs,
  • Day 03: Acclimatize and exploring day at Namche (3,440 M/11,286ft),
  • Day 04: Trek from Namche to Phorste Thanga (3,680 M/12,073ft), 5-6 hrs,
  • Day 05: Trek from Phorste Thanga to Machherma (4,470 M/14,665ft), 5-6 hrs,
  • Day 06: Trek from Machherma to Gokyo (4,750 M/15,583ft), 5-6 hrs,
  • Day 07: Trek to Gokyo-Ri (5,357 M/17,498ft) and again back to Gokyo (4,750 M/15,583ft), 5-6 hrs,
  • Day 08: Trek from Gokyo to Thangna (4,700 M/15,419ft), 5-6 hrs,
  • Day 09: Trek from Thangna to Dzongla (4,830 M/15,846ft), via Cross Cho-La Pass (5,350 M/17,552ft), 7-8 hrs,
  • Day 10: Trek from Dzongla to Lobuche (4,910 M/16,108ft), 5-6 hrs,
  • Day 11: 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,
  • Day 12: Trek from Gorakshep to Pheriche via Kalapatthar (5,550 M/18,208ft), 6-7 hrs,
  • Day 13: Trek from Pheriche to Tengboche (3,860 M/12,664ft), 5-6 hrs,
  • Day 14: Trek from Tengboche to Monju (2,835 M/9,301ft), 5-6 hrs,
  • Day 15: Trek from Monju to Lukla (2,850 M/9,350), 5-6 hrs,
  • Day 16: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (1,350 M/4,429ft), 25 minutes,
  • Day 17: Final Departure

Cost Includes:

  • Pick up & drop from airport,
  • Kathmandu accommodations in Bed & Breakfast Basis,
  • Fly from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu (Yourself & guide),
  • Everest National Park Entry Permit,
  • 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,
  • 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,
  • Your Travel/Trekking insurance,
  • International airfare,
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected),
  • All kind of alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, bakery items etc.
  • Personal shopping, laundry, trekking equipments etc.
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee,
  • Cost raised by cancellation, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness which are not under our control,
  • Any others expanses which are not mentioned in "Trip Includes" section etc.

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,840 M/9,350ft), 25 minutes and trek to Phakding (2,610 M/8,562ft), 5-6 hrs,
  • Day 02Trek from Phakding to Namche (3,440 M/11,286ft), 6-7 hrs,
  • Day 03Acclimatize and exploring day at Namche (3,440 M/11,286ft),
  • Day 04Trek from Namche to Phorste Thanga (3,680 M/12,073ft), 5-6 hrs,
  • Day 05Trek from Phorste Thanga to Machherma (4,470 M/14,665ft), 5-6 hrs,
  • Day 06Trek from Machherma to Gokyo (4,750 M/15,583ft), 5-6 hrs,
  • Day 07Trek to Gokyo-Ri (5,357 M/17,498ft) and again back to Gokyo (4,750 M/15,583ft), 5-6 hrs,
  • Day 08Trek from Gokyo to Thangna (4,700 M/15,419ft), 5-6 hrs,
  • Day 09Trek from Thangna to Dzongla (4,830 M/15,846ft), via Cross Cho-La Pass (5,350 M/17,552ft), 7-8 hrs,
  • Day 10Trek from Dzongla to Lobuche (4,910 M/16,108ft), 5-6 hrs,
  • Day 11Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5,364 M/17,598ft) and trek back to Gorakshep (5,140 M/16,863ft), 5-6 hrs,
  • Day 12Trek from Gorakshep to Pheriche via Kalapatthar (5,550 M/18,208ft), 6-7 hrs,
  • Day 13Trek from Pheriche to Tengboche (3,860 M/12,664ft), 5-6 hrs,
  • Day 14Trek from Tengboche to Monju (2,835 M/9,301ft), 5-6 hrs,
  • Day 15Trek from Monju to Lukla (2,850 M/9,350), 5-6 hrs,
  • Day 16Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (1,350 M/4,429ft), 25 minutes,
  • Day 17Final Departure

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