Gokyo, Cho-La Pass & Everest Base Camp Trek
The Gokyo valley and Everest Base Camp trek is one of the most dramatic
and exciting trekking route in Nepal. It takes around 3 weeks trek, the
trail leads bank of the Dudh Koshi River and the large Ngojumba Glacier.
The experience of Everest Base Camp, the sparkling Gokyo Lakes, the
rewarding ascent of Gokyo Ri for superb, panoramic views of the
Himalayas and the thrill of crossing of the Cho La pass, a remote high
altitude pass with captivating scenery. We start that famous trek with
the exciting flight into Lukla. We trek up to Namche Bazaar, Dole, Gokyo
Ri, Cross Chola Pass & Everest Base Camp, which will be tiny city
during the expedition season. The unofficial Sherpa capital with its
diverse and colorful mix of people, Sherpa museum, monastery and busy
market stalls full of local products and Tibetan artifacts an
interesting and thoroughly rewarding experience, leaving the popular
Everest Base camp trails behind us, we trek up the Gokyo Valley
beautiful blue color lakes set among glistening, snow-capped peaks then
trek descend to Lukla via Tengboche which is 400 years old monastery.
Himalayan views: Mt. Everest (8848m/29,139 ft) Mt. Lhotse (8,516m/27,932 ft) Mt. Pumrari (7,169m/23,514 ft) Mt. Ama Dablam (6812m/22343 ft) Mt Nuptse (7855m/25,764 ft) Mt. Cho oyu (8,201m/31,163 ft) Mt. Thamserku (6608m/21,674 ft) Mt. Cholatse (6440m/21123 ft) Mt Kusum Khanguri (6,367m/20,883 ft) Mt Taboche (6,501m/21,323 ft) Mt. Numbur (6,954m/ 22,809 ft) Island peak (6,160m/20,204 ft) Lobuche peak (6,145m/23,351 ft) Machhermo Peak (6,237m/20,457 ft) Mt. Khumbu Tse (6,639m/21,775 ft) Polalde peak (5,806m/19,043 ft) Peak 38 (7590m/24895 ft)
Accommodation: We will be accommodated in 3 & 5 star hotels in the
cities. All accommodations are based on a twin sharing on B/B Basis
Single supplement will be served on request and cost will additional US $
Meals: We will be server breakfast in Kathmandu and full board during the your trek. There will be also welcome and farewell dinners hosted by Mountain Go Trekking.
Best Season: Autumn (Sept. to Dec.) & Spring (Feb to June) are the best seasons for this trip when the weather is clear and pleasant.
Kathmandu / Lukla / Phakding / Namche / Machermo / Gokyo / Climb Gokyo Ri / Cho-La Pass / Lobuche / Gorak-Shep / Everest Base Camp / Kalapatther Climb / Dongbouche / Tengbouche / Namche / Lukla / Kathmandu.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300 m/4264 ft), transfer to hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu (1300 m/4264 ft): Sightseeing and Trek Preparation day.
Day 03: Kathmandu – Lukla (2,800 m/9,184 ft) – Phakding (2,652 m/8,700 ft): 3 – 4 hrs
Day 04: Phakding – Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,283 ft): 5 – 6 hrs
Day 05: Namche Bazaar: Acclimatization Day
Day 06: Namche Bazzar – Dole-(4,110 m/ 13,152 ft): 6 – 7 hrs
Day 07: Dole – Machherma-(4,470 m/ 14,663 ft): 4 – 5 hrs
Day 08: Machherma – Gokyo (4800 m/15,744 ft): 4 – 5 hrs
Day 09: Gokyo Valley: Acclimatization Day – Optional Hike to 5th and 6th Lakes
Day 10: Hike – Gokyo Ri (5357 m/17,570 ft) – Thaknak (4750 m/15,580 ft): 4 – 5 hrs
Day 11: Thaknak – Cho-la Pass (5367 m/17,604 ft) – Dzongla (4830 m /15939 ft): 7 – 8 hrs
Day 12: Dzongla to Gorak Shep [5170 m/16,961ft] – Everest Base Camp [5364 m/17,594 ft) 5-6 hrs.
Day 13: Gorak Shep – Kala Patthar – Pheriche [4280 m/14,070 ft]: 7 – 8 hrs
Day 14: Pheriche to Namche Bazzar Via Tyangbouch (3,440 m/11,280 ft): 7-8 hrs
Day 15: Namche Bazaar to Lukla: 6 – 8 hrs
Day 16: Fly Back to Kathmandu-30 minutes.
Day 17: Free or Sightseeing in Kathmandu.
Day 18: Final Departure.