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Gokyo Cho La Pass Everest Base Camp Trek is the adventurous trek into the Everest/ Khumbu region which combines the Everest base camp with the Gokyo valley and the high chola pass at the elevation of 5420m. This trekking trail offers the stunning views of many Himalayan giants like Mt. Everest (8848m.), Lhotse, Makalu, Amadablam, Kanchenjunga, Nuptse, Mt. Pumori and many more. The natural beauty, rich and unique culture of the Sherpa inhabitants, lush forest, walking over the snow, crossing high pass provides the heavenly pleasure to the visitors which will be the lifetime memory. Gokyo valley is the remote Himalayan Valley which offers the view of the mountains, Glaciers, Gokyo Lake etc. The major highlights of this trek are the mountain vistas, Sacred Lakes of Gokyo valley, beautiful River valleys, glaciers, crossing Chola pass etc.
EBC Chola pass - Gokyo Trekking trip commences with a scenic flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. From Lukla you start our trekking following the Dudh Koshi River valley. You pass through the lush forest of rhododendron and pine, Dudh Koshi valley, Sagarmatha national park, high passes, waterfalls, beautiful Sherpa villages like Phakding, Namche bazaar, Tengboche, Lobuche, Pheriche etc. Sagarmatha national park is the UNESCO listed heritage site where you can find various flora and faun. The warm greeting and the friendly behavior of the Sherpa people add further pleasure the visitors. In this trek you also hike to Kala Pattar which is the perfect view point to observe the panorama of Mt. Everest as well as Ama Dablam (6856m.), Kantega (6809m.), Kwangde (6194m.), Mt. Nuptse (7879m.), Mt. Lhotse (8511m.).
Trip Duration : 20 Days
Difficulty : Moderate to Strenous
Highest Altitude : 5545 m
Starting Price : US $ - 0
Trip Grade :
Region : Everest Region
Activity : Trekking
Best Season : March to May /Sep to Nov
Program Route : Kathmandu / Lukla / Namche / Gokyo / Cho La / EBC - Kalapather / Namche / Lukla / Kathmandu
| Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu - transfers to hotel.
Day 02: Guided sightseeing tour - Kathmandu valley.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2800m) - trek to Phakding (2600m) - 4 hours approx.
Day 04: Phakding - Namche (3450) - 5 hours approx.
Day 05: Khumjung Valley (day hiking Khumjung valley and the Everest Panorama view).
Day 06: Khumjung - Phortse Tenga - 5 hours.
Day 07: Phortse Tenga - Macharmo (4400m) - 5.30 hours approx.
Day 08: Machermo - Gokyo (4700m) - 4 hours approx.
|Day 09: Gokyo day hiking (Gokyo-Ri).
Early in the morning start hikking to Gokyo Ri (5483m) that provides us stunning views of the supper Gokyo valley, the massive Ngozumpa Glacier and an incredible panoramic view of the whole Khumbu Himalayas, such as giants as Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu (8481m), Cho-Oyu (8153m) and Gychung Kang (7922m) can be seen. Return back to hotel, breakfast again start gradul hiking to 4th lake (north of Gokyo Valley) after excurssion of 4th Lake back to Gokyo. Overnight stat at Guest house.
|Day 10: Gokyo - Cho La Phedi Dragnak (4500m) - 4 hours approx.
Day 11: Dragnak - Chola La Pass (5420m) - Dzongla 4800m) - 7 hours approx.
Day 12: Dzongla - Lobuche (4900m) - 5 hours approx.
|Day 13: Lobuche to Gorakh Shep (5180 m) - 4 to 5 hours ?EBC Excursion (-3 hours)
After breakfast, start to trek to Gorakh Shep. Trek up the valley following the rocky moraine path, view icy glacial pond and icebergs down below of Khumbu glacier. Pouch the trek at Gorakh Shep for Lunch and a short rest. Start trek to Everest Base Camp (5364 m) about 2.5 hours, gently ascending with rough zigzag. After a short excursion of Everest Base Camp. Trek down to similarly descanting up to Gorakh Shep. Enjoy with delicious dinner.
|Day 14: Gorakh Shep to Lobuche (4280 m) - 4 to 5 hours.
Early in the morning hike to Kala Patthar (5545m), the walk is steeply ascending until you reach a rocky spot Kala Patthar. From Kala Patthar one can see panoramic view of Mt. Everest and many other mountain peaks like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbutse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and many more. After a short excursion and Photography, return back to Goprakh Shep. After breakfast, start trek to Pheriche. Over night stay at trekkers lodge.
|Day 15: Lobuche - Tengboche (3800m) - 6 hours approx.
Day 16: Tengboche - Manjo / Jorsalle (3450m) - 5 hours approx.
Day 17: Manjo/ Jorsalle - Lukla - 7 hours.
Day 18: One day is for rest on the way of trekking or buffer.
Day 19: Lukla - Kathmandu (By air).
Day 20: Departure transfer or proceeds for further program
|Number of Pax:||Package Costs|
|For Indians:||For Others:|
|2 - 4 Persons||INR Rs.||US $ 1,560.00|
|5 - 10 Persons||INR Rs.||US $ 1,440.00|
|11 - 15 Persons||INR Rs.||US $ 1,320.00|
|16 Persons & above||INR Rs.||US $ 1,200.00|
Air fare KTM / Lukla / KTM
US $ 325.00 per person for other than Indian
Inr. 10425.00 per person for Indian
(Subject to be changed as per the rules & regulation of civil aviation).
Risk and Liabilities: We will endeavor to make your program smooth and as pleasant as possible. However the entire programs of trekking are on the ranges of great mountains. Therefore, ABC Adventures (P) Ltd shall not be responsible for any changes in the itineraries due to unavoidable circumstance and natural disasters such as landslide, road blockage, flood, snowing, cancellation of flight and delay, any types of sickness including altitude sickness. Any extra cost including there shall be borne by trekkers themselves.
Insurance: Full trekking and travel insurance coverage for medicine, rescue evacuation, lost of belongs, and trip cancellation is strongly recommended.
Bring the following items with you: Woolen gloves, Balaclava, Sun hat, Thermal wear, Water bottle, Woolen socks, Towel, Light Jacket, Down-Jacket, Sunglasses, Sun and cold cream, Torch with extra batteries / bulbs, Raincoat, Paper Soap, Sweater, Shirt / T-shirt, Trekking shoes, trekking stick, flip- flop, persons medicines and bandages ETC - as required.
ABC Adventures (P) Ltd is a pioneer company to handle different programs in Nepal, Tibet, India and Bhutan as your pleasure Tour Programs, Trekking in the High Himalayas of Nepal and Tibet, Peak Climbing and Expeditions in the Himalayas, Handling Adventures Sports like, Buggy Jump, River Rafting, Cannoning, Sky Dive, Zip Flying, Paragliding etc. ABC Adventures is handling pilgrimage trip to Holy Mount Kailash and Secret Lake Mansarovar from it's established in 1996 as well Muktinath Program, Program to Damodar Kund by Helicopter and many more programs on your choice.