Gokyo Lake - Chola Pass - Everest Base Camp

Gokyo Lake - Chola Pass - Everest Base Camp

This Gokyo Chola Pass gives you the grand tour of the famous Khumbu valley famed for  the high mountain villages, charming Sherpa lifestyles and majestic mountains including Mount Everest (8,848 m.)The Gokyo Chola Pass is a strenuous trek leading to Gokyo Lake and over the Cho La at 5,430m making a circuit of Tawache (6,367m.) and Cholatse (6,440m). Emerging into the Khumbu valley above Lobuje the trail continues up to Kala Patthar and then back to Lukla via Tengboche and Namche Bazaar. The small herding settlement of Gokyo (4750m) lies on the banks of the third lake in a series of small turquoise mountain lakes and on the ridge above Gokyo, the four peaks above 8000m of Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu expose themselves. In addition to this you can have a look at the tremendous ice ridge between Cho Oyu and Gyachung (7922m), considered one of the most dramatic panoramas in the Khumbu region. There are many options for additional exploration and high-altitude walking, including the crossing of Cho La, a 5420m-high pass into Khumbu and a hike to Gokyo Ri. Breathtaking mountain vistas are complemented by visits toSherpa villages, homes and monasteries offering you an insight into the quiet, but culturally vibrant Sherpa way of life.

Day 01:Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2886m.) takes about 35 minutes. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 02:Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 m.) takes about 5 to 5 and half hours. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 03:Rest at Namche Bazar for acclimatization and excursion around the places. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 04:Trek from Namche Bazaar to Thame (3739m) takes about 4 hours. Stay overnight at lodge. 

Day 05:Trek from Thame to Khumjung [3790m] takes about 5 hours. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 06:Trek from Khumjung to Dole (4040m) takes about 5 hours. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 07:Trek from Dole to Machermo (4410m) takes about 3 hours. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 08:Trek from Machermo to Gokyo (4750m) takes about 4 hours. Stay overnight at lodge.   

Day 09:Rest day at Gokyo and excursion in and around Gokyo valley. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 10:Trek/climb from Gokyo to Gokyo Ri (5340m) and trek back to Thangna (4650m) via Gokyo village takes about four and half hours.  Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 11:Trek from Thangna to Dzongla (4843m.) via Chola pass (5420m.) takes about 5 and half hours. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 12:Trek from Dzongla to Gorakshep (5180m.) via Lobuche takes about 5 hours. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 13:Trek from Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp (5337m.) and back to Gorakshep takes about 4 and half hours. You return to Gorakshep to stay overnight.

Day 14:Trek from Gorakshep to Kala Patthar (5545m.) and trek to Pheriche (4250m.) takes about 6 and half hours. Stay over night at lodge.

Day 15:Trek from Pheriche to Tyangboche (3850m.) takes about 4 hours. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 16:Trek from Tyangboche to Namche Bazaar (3440m.) takes about 4 hours. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 17:Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2886 m.) takes about six hours. The last uphill climb of 45 minutes will bring you to Lukla for your overnight stay.

Day 18:Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu takes about 35 minutes.

Detail Itinerary

Cost Includes

  • Trekking Permit (sagarmath conversation Are project permit)

  • TIMS (Trekker’s Information Management system)

  • All Meals 3 times during the Trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

  • Experience Government licensed holder guide and potters as group request 

  • Insurance and equipments for guide and potters

  • Accommodation in teahouses (lodges) during the trek
  • First aid kid 

  • Flight ticket from Kathmandu to lukla and return 

  • Guide flight Ticket from Kathmandu to lukla and return

  • Airport picked up and drop 

Cost Excludes

  • Personal natural expenses like ( Trekking gears)
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Travel insurance 
  • Meals breakfast , lunch and Dinner in kathmandu 
  • Tip for your guide and potter
  • Any kind of drink and barbill 

 Note :There are different categories of Hotels in Kathmandu ranging from budget to 5 star hotels. I am happy to arrange your hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per your interest and budget. Please inform us in advance about the type or category of hotel you would like to stay in.

 

» Backpack / Duffel Bag
» Day Pack
» Trekking Boots/ shoes
» Socks x 4
» Sleeping Bag (4 season this can be rented in Kathmandu)
» Shorts x 2
» Fleece Pant / Jacket
» Flashlight
» Shirt/T-shirt x 2
» Thermal Underwear Top 2 / Bottoms 2
» Book
» Trekking polls (optional)
» Sun Hat / Visor Gloves
» Sun Screen
» Sunglasses (UV protected- imperative to have quality eye wear)
» Waterproof Jacket
» Waterproof Pants
» Watch
» Warm Hat with ear protection
» Permit / Money
» Camera / Film
» Down Jacket (this can be rented in Kathmandu)
» Small First Aid Kit

Trip Highlights
  • Duration: 18 Days
  • Type of Trek: Teahouse / Camping
  • Max Altitude: 4170 m.
  • Minimum Pax: 1 +
  • Mode of travel: Land Transportation
  • Grade: Moderate

Trekking Information