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Gokyo Cho-La Pass Trek

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Duration Duration
17 days
Max. Altitude Max. Altitude
5480m
Activities Activities
Cultural sightseeing tour, Adventure trekking, Day hikes
Destination Destination
Nepal
Start/End Point Start/End Point
Kathmandu - Kathmandu
Transportation Transportation
Airport Transfers, Private vehicle for sightseeing tour, Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu Flight
Grade Grade
Moderate
Nature of Trip Nature of Trip
Lodge to Lodge Trek
Meals Meals
16 B | 13 L | 13 D
Group Size Group Size
1-10 People
Best Seasons Best Seasons
Autumn & Spring
Accommodation Accommodation
3N in a 3 Star hotel, 13N in trekking lodge

Overview of Gokyo Cho-La Pass Trek

Gokyo Chola Pass Trek is one of the exciting, adventurous and technical trails in the Everest region of Nepal. It is also known as “high altitude trek” so that one should be physically prepared for this trek.

Gokyo Chola Pass trek begins from Lukla, a 35 minutes flight from Kathmandu and the trekking trail follows the same route of Gokyo Lake trek. You will follow the route from Dudh Koshi valley, Namche Bazaar, and Gokyo Lake. After you reached Gokyo Lake, you acclimatize Gokyo Ri (5480m) from where you can view the astonishing mountain view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu and Cho Oyo. On the next day, you can reach Dzongla then Kala Patthar (5545m) from where you can see the scenic view of the top of the world, Mt. Everest and in the following day, you can trek to Everest Base Camp.

Highlights of Gokyo Chola Pass Trek

  • Experience the wonders of  panoramic trek in the Khumbu region
  • Passing through the village lake of Gokyo, Ngozumpa Glacial moraine and ascend the  Chola Pass
  • Capture the spectacular mountain view of Cho Oyu, Gyachung Kang, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu
  • Overwhelmed with the 360-degree aerial view of surrounding mountains from a vantage point
  • Experience the spirituality in the ancient Buddhist monasteries, Gumpas, Mani walls
  • Witness the originality of the Sherpa culture and local lifestyle

The return route will be via Tyangboche, where you can encounter with the famous and magnificent monastery. From Tyangboche, you can enjoy the breathtaking views of Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt. Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Nuptse 7855m, Mt. Ama Dablam 6856m, Kantega 6809m, etc. Then the trek continues via Namche Bazar to Lukla.

Best time for trek

Nepal receives a good volume of trekking for high altitude trekking during the months of Autumn and Spring. Due to the end of cold winter March-May is the best time for mountain climbing and trekking in the Gokyo Cho La Pass Trek.  And during September – November, the end of the rainy season and more greenery allures more tourists for the trek. However, many trekkers prefer to trek Gokyo Cho La Pass during December and January to avoid the crowds of peak seasons.

Necessary Entry and Permits

You need to present the National Park Entry Permit for Sagarmatha National Park and  Trekkers Information Management Systems (TIMS) Card at their respective check posts. Your local operator, Oriental Journeys manages all the documentation process to issue the permits for you. The offices at Nepal Tourism Board issues National Park permit and Oriental Journeys from its umbrella organization TAAN issues TIMS card. The check posts stamps on your permit to mention entries in the corresponding date at their field offices in Jorsalle.

Trekking gears and clothes

Packing the appropriate clothing and equipment is a vital part of your preparedness. Without the right trekking gears and clothes, you will turn your travel a bad experience.  Avoid carrying lots of unnecessary items. You can either hire some equipment in and around Thamel or even in Namche bazaar.

The general gears and clothes include a nice quality Backpack, hiking boots, camp shoes, and socks for footwear. Other clothes basically include a down jacket, rain jacket, hiking trousers, thermal wear, long sleeves, sweat-free T-Shirts, gloves,  and hat.  While walking you may need a hat, sunglasses, sleeping bag, trekking poles, gaiters (leg protection), micro-spikes (mini crampons). Additionally, you should carry a water bottle and, purifying tablets, hand sanitizer, torch, toiletries, prescriptions, medical kit.

Food & Meals

You will enjoy relatively better accommodation during your Cho La Pass. However, the case is not the same for all the camps. The local teahouse lodge serves good meals. Basically, the main hub of Namche Bazar has high standard lodges with diverse food menu, pubs, and discos. Although the general food menu is similar throughout the trail, the price gets higher as ascend high altitude. Nepali people prefer eating Dal Bhat almost two times every day. Apart from the bakery items, you can experience the local made Pizza, Pasta, Noodles, and more. Eating local delicious foods like Dal Bhat, Nepali bread, Momo, Thendup let you experience the local tastes.

Gokyo Cho-La Pass Trek - Accommodation

DaysHotel/LodgeCategoryPlace
01-02Samsara Resort/Hotel Thamel or similar standard3 SarKathmandu
03-15Trekking LodgeTeahouse/Lodge/GuesthouseTrekking Trails
16Samsara Resort, Hotel Thamel or similar standardKathmanduKathmandu

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Gokyo Cho-La Pass Trek - Detail Itinerary

01

Day 1: Arrival In Kathmandu

Arrival day ! Today you land in Kathmandu at Tribhuvan International Airport. One of our representatives will come to the airport and take you to the hotel from there. We will discuss about the trek in details.

02

Day 2 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Morning is the best time to explore Kathmandu. We will spend our time in Kathmandu by sightseeing. These destinations are enlisted in World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Our first destination is Pashupatinath. The large area of the temple Pashupatinath is prodigious. You will be amazed by the people visiting Pashupatinath. Then we will set out for Boudhanath Stupa. The fabulous shrine of the monastery and the spectacular colorful prayer flags around the monastery are overwhelming. Then we will head to Swayambhunath – The Monkey Temple. You can see the stunning view of Kathmandu from the top of Swayambhunath. Our final destination is Kathmandu Durbar Square – also known as Basantapur Durbar Square / Hanuman dhoka Durbar Square. It carries a historical significance. There are houses dozens of temples with unique wooden craft, centuries old buildings preserving the cultures from early 6th centuries. The Kathmandu Durbar Square is religious, and cultural center of Nepal. You can buy souvenirs for your friends and families.

03

Day 03 : Flight to Lukla - Trek to Phakding (2,610m)

Today we will drive to Manthali Airport, Ramechhap from Kathmandu. The direct flight from Kathmandu to Lukla has been paused due to renovations works going on in Tribhuvan International airport. Then we will fly to Lukla from Manthali Airport. After the flight, we will trek to beautiful village of Phakding. Overnight stay at Phakding.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

04

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,535m)

We continue our trek from Phakding to Namche. Namche Bazaar is a very famous trade section. The trek feels like everyday walk as we start our trek but becomes strenuous as we go uphill. After walking for 5-6 hours, we will reach the capital of Sherpas, Namche. Moreover, Namche Bazaar – gateway to majestic himalaya Mt. Everest, is a very famous trade section.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

05

Day 05: Acclimatisation day in Namche Bazaar

Today is a rest day for acclimatisation.Besides rest, you can visit the museum and hike to the hills of Syangboche( 3780m).Furthermore, you can buy the momento for your friends and family from the famous trade section – Namche Bazaar. The panoramic view of the  majestic mountain peaks like Mt. Everst and the neighbouring mountain peaks Mt. Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawache, Khumbila, Amadablam, Thamserku and  Kusum Kangaru from the top of Syangboche is stupendous.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

06

Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Dole (4150)

We continue our trek with the divine view of the himalayas. The breathtaking trail   passes through the  milky white glacial river Dudh Koshi. The winding trails of  our trekking routes  are divided into two parts. One of them will take us to everest base camp but we will take the second one.Ultimately, we will reach Mon La Pass as we follow the trail upward. Overnight stay in Dole.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

07

Day 07: Dole to Machherma (4470m)

Today we will trek from Dole to Machherma. The air gets thinner as we ascend uphills. The beautiful and well preserved forest will grant you the gratification away from the cities and crowd.  We will reach Machherma at noon. The panoramic scenes of Mt. Cho Oyu, its neighboring peaks Kantega and Thamserku is the reward for the awe-inspiring trek to Machherma.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

08

Day 08: Trek to Gokyo (4790m)

Beautiful series of lakes and glaciers accompany our trek  to Gokyo. You will see the dazzling view of Mt. Cho Oyu. Furthermore, The view of Khantega gorge is mindblowing. Trekking from  the tiny village of Karkha leads you to Ngozumpa Glacier. You will see the path being narrower and steepy to Gokyo. We will spend our time in Gokyo by  visiting the magnificent lake side.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

09

Day 09: Gokyo(4790)

Today we are going to rest in  Gokyo. The thinning air makes the trek strenuous . So we take rest for acclimatization. Besides rest, we can explore the astounding Gokyo  valley.You can also hike up to Gokyo Ri(5357m) We will visit the spectacular fourth and fifth lakes by ascending the uphills from Goykyo. The breathtaking views of the awesome himalayas including Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Gyachung Kang, Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, and Mt. Makalu.  are the gratuity of the incredible Gokyo valley. Overnight stay at Gokyo valley.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

10

Day 10: Trek to Chola Pass ( 5367 )and Dzongla (4830m)

After the marvellous night in Gokyo, we ascend uphill for the trek towards Chola pass. The arduous icy way thrills you. The icy way of the stupendous Chola Pass is blessed with the magnificent view of the mountain peaks around. After some uphill treks, we descend down towards Dzongla, a beautiful village of irresistible beauty. Dzongla provides the lavishing view of the peaks including Cholatse, Ama Dablam and Lobuche which makes you feel cold run through your spine. Besides this, the mind-blowing scenic view of Pheriche village below Dzongla further makes you feel revived along with pleasing views of the mountains during the trek. Overnight stay at teahouse in Dzongla village.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

11

Day 11: Dzongla to Lobuche (4,930m)

 

Our morning starts with the trek from the marvellous village of Dzongla. Today, we will trek up to the dreamy land of Lobuche. It is a  short trek with the beautiful trails. You will feel the stupendous wind blowing throughout the trek. Furthermore, the glacial rivers on the way makes you overwhelmed.Besides the glacial rivers, you will enjoy the alluring beauty of the mountain peak Lobuche. After the uphills and downhills of the trail we will reach Lobuche.

Overnight stay at Lobuche.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

12

Day 12: Lobuche to Gorakshep- Everest Base Camp- Gorakshep- 8 hrs. (51300m.)

We continue our trek the morning. The stony and windy way of Lobuche leads to marvellous village of Gorakshep. The air becomes thinner and thinner as we make our way above the hills. Furthermore, the misleading path with misty fog of Lobuche takes you to the thrilling land of Gorakshep. Then, the trial leads to the Everest Base Camp – the base pathway to the heavenly mountain peak Mt. Everest. Moreover, you will see many porters in the pathway to the base camp.You will be filled up with joy when you see a panoramic view of the solemn mountains. The base camp seems more lively with the colorful tents around and the people of different regions. The colors of the tent contrasts with the gray land of the Khumbu region  and it seems so beautiful to watch the snow capped mountains and the graceful base camp.

You can capture the pictures there and take along the lifetime memories. After some time in EBC we will return our way back to Gorakshep.Overnight stay at Gorak Shep.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

13

Day 13: Gorak Shep to Pheriche Trekking via Kala Patthar- 6 hrs. (5160m.)

The early morning, we begin our expedition to Kala Patthar. Kala Patthar – also known as Black rock, is an easy destination for the trekkers.  Kala Patthar grants the best view point for Mount Everest and the neighbouring mountain peaks. Furthermore, you will see the glorious mountain peaks such as Lingtren, Khumbutse, and Changtse tower. You will be amused by the breathtaking scene of the sunrise and the peaks turing golden after the rays of the sun touches the snow capped mountains from Kala Patthar. After the amazing bestow of the mountain peaks we will descend downhill to Lobuche and then to the beautiful village of Pheriche.

overnight stay at Pheriche.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

14

Day 14: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar

 As usual after breakfast we will descend the downhill from Pheriche. We will trek through the steepy hills accompanied by the well preserved alpine forest and glacial rivers. The divine colorful prayer flags floats in the gorgeous shrine of the monastery. You will feel pleased to see those colourful flags in the edges of the steel suspension bridge above the glacial rivers such as Dudh koshi and Bhote koshi. Besides this, the mountain goats on the pathway are also the major attraction of the trek. After the meandering trail, we will reach Namche Bazaar where you will see people wandering here and there for food, water, trade or travel. Overnight stay in Namche Bazaar.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

15

Day 15: Namche Bazaar to Lukla

Today we will head towards Lukla from where we started our trek. The trek is an overwhelming journey to the glorious mountain peaks and the winsome Gokyo lake. Though,  during the journey you feel so drained that you can’t  even feel your legs, you still completed your journey. carrying a life time memories of the himalayas we ascend from Namche to Lukla. Recalling all those memories of our journey,  we will spend our night in Lukla.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

16

Day 16: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

Then we bid farewell to the mountain peaks from Lukla and fly to Manthali Airport, Ramechhap. You can see the trails, the uphills and downhills that you ascended and descended and the solemn mountain peaks from the flight in the sky. Then we will drive back to Kathmandu from Ramechhap. We will take a rest at the hotel. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

17

Day 17: Departure from Kathmandu:

Farewell day ! One of our representatives from oriental journeys will escort you to the airport before three hours of flight. We are hoping to see you for your next visit in Nepal for another marvellous trip.

Cost Includes

  • Airport Pick up and drop
  • Food ( breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Accommodation
  • All camping gear necessary for trekking
  • Hot and cold drinks
  • All transportation
  • Trekking permits
  • Hotel accommodation for four night with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
  • Temple entry permits in Kathmandu
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, salary, insurance, medical equipment and camping gear.
  • All taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Bar Bills ( mineral water and alcoholic drinks), cigarettes, client’s personal and any other unforeseen cost and personal expenses.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Tips, souvenir etc..

Gokyo Cho-La Pass Trek - Fixed Departure Cost & Dates

Departure DateTrip DurationCost/PersonAvailabilityJoin Group
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2283USD

1,826USD

All Inclusive Price

Book This TripQuick Inquiry
Duration Duration
17 days
Max. Altitude Max. Altitude
5480m
Activities Activities
Cultural sightseeing tour, Adventure trekking, Day hikes
Destination Destination
Nepal
Start/End Point Start/End Point
Kathmandu - Kathmandu
Transportation Transportation
Airport Transfers, Private vehicle for sightseeing tour, Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu Flight
Grade Grade
Moderate
Nature of Trip Nature of Trip
Lodge to Lodge Trek
Meals Meals
16 B | 13 L | 13 D
Group Size Group Size
1-10 People
Best Seasons Best Seasons
Autumn & Spring
Accommodation Accommodation
3N in a 3 Star hotel, 13N in trekking lodge

Gokyo Chola Pass Trek is one of the exciting, adventurous and technical trails in the Everest region of Nepal. It is also known as “high altitude trek” so that one should be physically prepared for this trek.

Gokyo Chola Pass trek begins from Lukla, a 35 minutes flight from Kathmandu and the trekking trail follows the same route of Gokyo Lake trek. You will follow the route from Dudh Koshi valley, Namche Bazaar, and Gokyo Lake. After you reached Gokyo Lake, you acclimatize Gokyo Ri (5480m) from where you can view the astonishing mountain view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu and Cho Oyo. On the next day, you can reach Dzongla then Kala Patthar (5545m) from where you can see the scenic view of the top of the world, Mt. Everest and in the following day, you can trek to Everest Base Camp.

Highlights of Gokyo Chola Pass Trek

  • Experience the wonders of  panoramic trek in the Khumbu region
  • Passing through the village lake of Gokyo, Ngozumpa Glacial moraine and ascend the  Chola Pass
  • Capture the spectacular mountain view of Cho Oyu, Gyachung Kang, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu
  • Overwhelmed with the 360-degree aerial view of surrounding mountains from a vantage point
  • Experience the spirituality in the ancient Buddhist monasteries, Gumpas, Mani walls
  • Witness the originality of the Sherpa culture and local lifestyle

The return route will be via Tyangboche, where you can encounter with the famous and magnificent monastery. From Tyangboche, you can enjoy the breathtaking views of Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt. Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Nuptse 7855m, Mt. Ama Dablam 6856m, Kantega 6809m, etc. Then the trek continues via Namche Bazar to Lukla.

Best time for trek

Nepal receives a good volume of trekking for high altitude trekking during the months of Autumn and Spring. Due to the end of cold winter March-May is the best time for mountain climbing and trekking in the Gokyo Cho La Pass Trek.  And during September – November, the end of the rainy season and more greenery allures more tourists for the trek. However, many trekkers prefer to trek Gokyo Cho La Pass during December and January to avoid the crowds of peak seasons.

Necessary Entry and Permits

You need to present the National Park Entry Permit for Sagarmatha National Park and  Trekkers Information Management Systems (TIMS) Card at their respective check posts. Your local operator, Oriental Journeys manages all the documentation process to issue the permits for you. The offices at Nepal Tourism Board issues National Park permit and Oriental Journeys from its umbrella organization TAAN issues TIMS card. The check posts stamps on your permit to mention entries in the corresponding date at their field offices in Jorsalle.

Trekking gears and clothes

Packing the appropriate clothing and equipment is a vital part of your preparedness. Without the right trekking gears and clothes, you will turn your travel a bad experience.  Avoid carrying lots of unnecessary items. You can either hire some equipment in and around Thamel or even in Namche bazaar.

The general gears and clothes include a nice quality Backpack, hiking boots, camp shoes, and socks for footwear. Other clothes basically include a down jacket, rain jacket, hiking trousers, thermal wear, long sleeves, sweat-free T-Shirts, gloves,  and hat.  While walking you may need a hat, sunglasses, sleeping bag, trekking poles, gaiters (leg protection), micro-spikes (mini crampons). Additionally, you should carry a water bottle and, purifying tablets, hand sanitizer, torch, toiletries, prescriptions, medical kit.

Food & Meals

You will enjoy relatively better accommodation during your Cho La Pass. However, the case is not the same for all the camps. The local teahouse lodge serves good meals. Basically, the main hub of Namche Bazar has high standard lodges with diverse food menu, pubs, and discos. Although the general food menu is similar throughout the trail, the price gets higher as ascend high altitude. Nepali people prefer eating Dal Bhat almost two times every day. Apart from the bakery items, you can experience the local made Pizza, Pasta, Noodles, and more. Eating local delicious foods like Dal Bhat, Nepali bread, Momo, Thendup let you experience the local tastes.

Day 1: Arrival In Kathmandu

Arrival day ! Today you land in Kathmandu at Tribhuvan International Airport. One of our representatives will come to the airport and take you to the hotel from there. We will discuss about the trek in details.

Day 2 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Morning is the best time to explore Kathmandu. We will spend our time in Kathmandu by sightseeing. These destinations are enlisted in World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Our first destination is Pashupatinath. The large area of the temple Pashupatinath is prodigious. You will be amazed by the people visiting Pashupatinath. Then we will set out for Boudhanath Stupa. The fabulous shrine of the monastery and the spectacular colorful prayer flags around the monastery are overwhelming. Then we will head to Swayambhunath – The Monkey Temple. You can see the stunning view of Kathmandu from the top of Swayambhunath. Our final destination is Kathmandu Durbar Square – also known as Basantapur Durbar Square / Hanuman dhoka Durbar Square. It carries a historical significance. There are houses dozens of temples with unique wooden craft, centuries old buildings preserving the cultures from early 6th centuries. The Kathmandu Durbar Square is religious, and cultural center of Nepal. You can buy souvenirs for your friends and families.

Day 03 : Flight to Lukla - Trek to Phakding (2,610m)

Today we will drive to Manthali Airport, Ramechhap from Kathmandu. The direct flight from Kathmandu to Lukla has been paused due to renovations works going on in Tribhuvan International airport. Then we will fly to Lukla from Manthali Airport. After the flight, we will trek to beautiful village of Phakding. Overnight stay at Phakding.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,535m)

We continue our trek from Phakding to Namche. Namche Bazaar is a very famous trade section. The trek feels like everyday walk as we start our trek but becomes strenuous as we go uphill. After walking for 5-6 hours, we will reach the capital of Sherpas, Namche. Moreover, Namche Bazaar – gateway to majestic himalaya Mt. Everest, is a very famous trade section.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 05: Acclimatisation day in Namche Bazaar

Today is a rest day for acclimatisation.Besides rest, you can visit the museum and hike to the hills of Syangboche( 3780m).Furthermore, you can buy the momento for your friends and family from the famous trade section – Namche Bazaar. The panoramic view of the  majestic mountain peaks like Mt. Everst and the neighbouring mountain peaks Mt. Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawache, Khumbila, Amadablam, Thamserku and  Kusum Kangaru from the top of Syangboche is stupendous.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Dole (4150)

We continue our trek with the divine view of the himalayas. The breathtaking trail   passes through the  milky white glacial river Dudh Koshi. The winding trails of  our trekking routes  are divided into two parts. One of them will take us to everest base camp but we will take the second one.Ultimately, we will reach Mon La Pass as we follow the trail upward. Overnight stay in Dole.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 07: Dole to Machherma (4470m)

Today we will trek from Dole to Machherma. The air gets thinner as we ascend uphills. The beautiful and well preserved forest will grant you the gratification away from the cities and crowd.  We will reach Machherma at noon. The panoramic scenes of Mt. Cho Oyu, its neighboring peaks Kantega and Thamserku is the reward for the awe-inspiring trek to Machherma.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 08: Trek to Gokyo (4790m)

Beautiful series of lakes and glaciers accompany our trek  to Gokyo. You will see the dazzling view of Mt. Cho Oyu. Furthermore, The view of Khantega gorge is mindblowing. Trekking from  the tiny village of Karkha leads you to Ngozumpa Glacier. You will see the path being narrower and steepy to Gokyo. We will spend our time in Gokyo by  visiting the magnificent lake side.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 09: Gokyo(4790)

Today we are going to rest in  Gokyo. The thinning air makes the trek strenuous . So we take rest for acclimatization. Besides rest, we can explore the astounding Gokyo  valley.You can also hike up to Gokyo Ri(5357m) We will visit the spectacular fourth and fifth lakes by ascending the uphills from Goykyo. The breathtaking views of the awesome himalayas including Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Gyachung Kang, Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, and Mt. Makalu.  are the gratuity of the incredible Gokyo valley. Overnight stay at Gokyo valley.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 10: Trek to Chola Pass ( 5367 )and Dzongla (4830m)

After the marvellous night in Gokyo, we ascend uphill for the trek towards Chola pass. The arduous icy way thrills you. The icy way of the stupendous Chola Pass is blessed with the magnificent view of the mountain peaks around. After some uphill treks, we descend down towards Dzongla, a beautiful village of irresistible beauty. Dzongla provides the lavishing view of the peaks including Cholatse, Ama Dablam and Lobuche which makes you feel cold run through your spine. Besides this, the mind-blowing scenic view of Pheriche village below Dzongla further makes you feel revived along with pleasing views of the mountains during the trek. Overnight stay at teahouse in Dzongla village.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 11: Dzongla to Lobuche (4,930m)

 

Our morning starts with the trek from the marvellous village of Dzongla. Today, we will trek up to the dreamy land of Lobuche. It is a  short trek with the beautiful trails. You will feel the stupendous wind blowing throughout the trek. Furthermore, the glacial rivers on the way makes you overwhelmed.Besides the glacial rivers, you will enjoy the alluring beauty of the mountain peak Lobuche. After the uphills and downhills of the trail we will reach Lobuche.

Overnight stay at Lobuche.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 12: Lobuche to Gorakshep- Everest Base Camp- Gorakshep- 8 hrs. (51300m.)

We continue our trek the morning. The stony and windy way of Lobuche leads to marvellous village of Gorakshep. The air becomes thinner and thinner as we make our way above the hills. Furthermore, the misleading path with misty fog of Lobuche takes you to the thrilling land of Gorakshep. Then, the trial leads to the Everest Base Camp – the base pathway to the heavenly mountain peak Mt. Everest. Moreover, you will see many porters in the pathway to the base camp.You will be filled up with joy when you see a panoramic view of the solemn mountains. The base camp seems more lively with the colorful tents around and the people of different regions. The colors of the tent contrasts with the gray land of the Khumbu region  and it seems so beautiful to watch the snow capped mountains and the graceful base camp.

You can capture the pictures there and take along the lifetime memories. After some time in EBC we will return our way back to Gorakshep.Overnight stay at Gorak Shep.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 13: Gorak Shep to Pheriche Trekking via Kala Patthar- 6 hrs. (5160m.)

The early morning, we begin our expedition to Kala Patthar. Kala Patthar – also known as Black rock, is an easy destination for the trekkers.  Kala Patthar grants the best view point for Mount Everest and the neighbouring mountain peaks. Furthermore, you will see the glorious mountain peaks such as Lingtren, Khumbutse, and Changtse tower. You will be amused by the breathtaking scene of the sunrise and the peaks turing golden after the rays of the sun touches the snow capped mountains from Kala Patthar. After the amazing bestow of the mountain peaks we will descend downhill to Lobuche and then to the beautiful village of Pheriche.

overnight stay at Pheriche.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 14: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar

 As usual after breakfast we will descend the downhill from Pheriche. We will trek through the steepy hills accompanied by the well preserved alpine forest and glacial rivers. The divine colorful prayer flags floats in the gorgeous shrine of the monastery. You will feel pleased to see those colourful flags in the edges of the steel suspension bridge above the glacial rivers such as Dudh koshi and Bhote koshi. Besides this, the mountain goats on the pathway are also the major attraction of the trek. After the meandering trail, we will reach Namche Bazaar where you will see people wandering here and there for food, water, trade or travel. Overnight stay in Namche Bazaar.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 15: Namche Bazaar to Lukla

Today we will head towards Lukla from where we started our trek. The trek is an overwhelming journey to the glorious mountain peaks and the winsome Gokyo lake. Though,  during the journey you feel so drained that you can’t  even feel your legs, you still completed your journey. carrying a life time memories of the himalayas we ascend from Namche to Lukla. Recalling all those memories of our journey,  we will spend our night in Lukla.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 16: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

Then we bid farewell to the mountain peaks from Lukla and fly to Manthali Airport, Ramechhap. You can see the trails, the uphills and downhills that you ascended and descended and the solemn mountain peaks from the flight in the sky. Then we will drive back to Kathmandu from Ramechhap. We will take a rest at the hotel. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

Day 17: Departure from Kathmandu:

Farewell day ! One of our representatives from oriental journeys will escort you to the airport before three hours of flight. We are hoping to see you for your next visit in Nepal for another marvellous trip.

Cost Includes

  • Airport Pick up and drop
  • Food ( breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Accommodation
  • All camping gear necessary for trekking
  • Hot and cold drinks
  • All transportation
  • Trekking permits
  • Hotel accommodation for four night with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
  • Temple entry permits in Kathmandu
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, salary, insurance, medical equipment and camping gear.
  • All taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Bar Bills ( mineral water and alcoholic drinks), cigarettes, client’s personal and any other unforeseen cost and personal expenses.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Tips, souvenir etc..
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