Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: Private Vehicle & Flight
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse or Lodge
  • Group Size: 16
  • Max Elevation: Cho La Pass (5420m)

Highlights

  • Trek to Top of the world: Mt. Everest Base Camp (5364m)
  • View of Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Choyo from Gokyo Ri where all these mountains stand above 8000m
  • View mesmerizing mountains and peaks from Kalapathar (5545m)
  • Cho La Pass (5364m): One of the popular pass in the Everest region. This pass connects two famous treks; Gokyo Valley and Everest Base Camp
  • Khumbu Glacier: the highest glacier in the world
  • Ngozumpa Glacier: the longest glacier in the world
  • Gokyo Lake located at an altitude of 4700–50000 m above from the sea level
  • Observe the lifestyle of the Sherpa community
  • Visit ancient monasteries including oldest monasteries in Tengboche (3876m)

Description

Gokyo Cho La Pass Trek is recognized for the series of magnificent lakes in the Gokyo valley and the famous Cho La Pass, pull us through the landmarks of the Khumbu region; majestic mountains, Sherpas traditions, colorful monasteries, the Namche Bazar, the Sagarmatha National Park, and, of course, to the base of the gigantic Everest.

It also provides a moment to observe the lifestyle of Sherpa; the world great climbers, exploring to Everest base camp through one of the world heritage site (Sagarmatha National Park), to view different flora and fauna that are found nowhere in the globe and the ancient big monasteries that existed for many years.

In short, popular Everest Base Camp Gokyo Trek is also known as; EBC Gokyo Trek, Everest Base Camp via Cho La Pass, Cho La Pass Trek, Everest Circuit Trek, and Everest Base Camp Trek via Chola Pass and Gokyo Lake. 

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Flight to Lukla. Trek to Phakding
  • Day 2Trek to Namche Bazaar
  • Day 3Day Hike around Namche Bazaar
  • Day 4Trek to Tengboche
  • Day 5Trek to Dingboche
  • Day 6Day Hike around Dingboche
  • Day 7Trek to Lobuche
  • Day 8Trek to Gorak Shep and Visit Everest Base Camp
  • Day 9Trek to Dzongla
  • Day 10Trek to Thangna via Cho La Pass
  • Day 11Trek to Gokyo
  • Day 12Trek to Gokyo Ri and back to Dole
  • Day 13Trek back to Namche
  • Day 14Trek to Lukla
  • Day 15Flight to Kathmandu

What to Expect

  • Airport Pickup and Drop (Domestic & International)
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek 
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek
  • Round Trip Domestic Flight (Kathmandu and Lukla)
  • English Speaking Trekking Guide with Insurance, Transportation, Food and Accommodation
  • All Trekking Permits (Sagarmatha National Park Entry Fee, TIMS Card, and Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Fee)
  • Daily seasonal fresh fruits after dinner 
  • A first aid kit carried by the guide (Oximeter to measure your oxygen and pulse in high altitude) 
  • All Government and Local taxes
  • International Flight Ticket and Nepalese Visa Fee
  • Hotel & Meals in Kathmandu
  • Extra Baggage Charges
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the trek (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Personal expenses (WiFi, Phone calls, Laundry, Bar bills, Battery Recharge, Water, Shower, and Tea / Coffee)
  • Other costs not mentioned in 'Cost Includes' section 
  • Travel and Rescue Insurance
  • Tips for Guides, Porters, and Drivers

PRICES & DATES

Trip DatesAvailabilityPrice  
21 Oct, 2019 - 04 Nov, 2019AvailableUS$1325
28 Oct, 2019 - 11 Nov, 2019AvailableUS$1325

Useful Information

Foods & Accommodation

  • 14 Nights Teahouse accommodation during the Gokyo Cho La Pass Trekking
  • 15 Breakfast, 14 Lunch, and 14 Dinner during the Gokyo Cho La Pass Everest Base Camp Trek

Best Time for Gokyo Cho La Pass Trekking

  • Spring Season (March to May)
  • Autumn Season (September to November)

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