Everest Gokyo Cho La Pass Trek

Everest Gokyo Cho La Pass Trek

Gokyo-Cho La Pass trek is one of the popular and challenging trekking inEverest Region. Trekking to Cho La Pass via Gokyo Lake offers magnificent views of stunning Himalayan peaks and rich Tibetan culture in Sherpa villages.

Gokyo Cho-La Pass trekking starts after a scenic mountain flight to luckla from Kathmandu about 45 minutes. Trekking starts from Lukla to Phakding heading to Namche Bazaar following the Dudhkoshi River bank. The trail to Gokyo is a gradual ascent up the valley passing through patches of birch and rhododendron forest where the elusive musk deer can sometimes be seen. Through small yak-grazing settlements we reach the Gokyo Lake where we climb the Gokyo Peak (5480m) and enjoy stunning summit mountain scenery including Everest, Makalu and Cho Oyo. After the Cho La pass, we reach Dzongla. The views of Ama Dablam and Taweche are spectacular. After the Zhongla ascent, we continue towards Gorak Shep and climb to Kala Pattar (5545m) from where we enjoy an impressive up-close view of Everest. Our return route passes through Tengboche, a magnificent location with a fascinating monastery, where we rest and savor the incredible scenery, including magnificent views of Everest, Ama Dablam (6856m), Kantega (6809m), Kwangde (6194m), Nuptse (7879m), Lhotse (8511m) and many more trekking peaks of the Khumbu Himalaya range.

Although the trekking is relatively difficult but it offers the excellent views of high Himalayas and panoramic view of glacier lakes in Gokyo valley. During the Gokyo Chola Pass trekking you will encounter with various local villages, monasteries which gives you delights into the Buddhist religion, culture and tradition. Gokyo Chola Pass trekking will be your life's most adventure holidays with sweet memories.

Everest Gokyo Cho La Pass Trek Itineary:

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu, you are welcomed by hospitable meeting and then you will be transferred to hotel. Our airport representative will explain briefly the program and preparation for trek.

Day 02: Katmandu by flight to Lukla and overnight at Phakding (2830m).

Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3480m).

Day 04: Namche Bazaar acclimatization day.( During the day , you can hike to Thame for beautiful Himalayan views, wild animals and Tibetan Monastery or hike to Everest view hotel for superb views of Mt. Everest( 8848m) , Mt.Lhotse, (8516n) Mt. Nuptse, (7855m), Mt.Amadablam (6856m), Mt. Thamserku ( 6723m) , Mt. Kantega (6979m), Mt. Kusum Khangaru ( 6367m) , Mt.Kongde (6011m), Mt. Tawache peak ( 6367 m) , Mt. Cholaste (6335m) ,island peak (6179m), Khumbila (God of Khumbu) 5761m etc , overnight at Namche Bazaar.

Day 05: Namche Bazaar trek to Khumjung (3840m).

Day 06: Khumjung trek to Dole (4000m).

Day 07: Dole trek to Machhermo(4400m)

Day 08: Machhermo trek to Gokyo Lake(4750m)

Day 09: Gokyo lake early in the morning hike to Gokyo Ri/Gokyo peak (5545m) for superb Himalayan views including the Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Cho Oyu 8201m,Mt. Nuptse 7855m, Mt. Pumori 7161m, Mt. Amadablam 6856m, Mt. Thamserku 6723m, Mt. Kantega 6685m, Mt.Kusum Khagaru 6367m,Mt.Kongde 6011m,Mt.Twache peak 6367m, Mt. Cholaste 6335m etc back to Gokyo lake ,after lunch continue trek to Thangnak(4850m).

Day 10: Thangnak trek to Dzongla (4800m).

Day 11: Dzongla trek to Lobuche (4910m)

Day 12: Lobuche trek to Gorakshep (5180m), after lunch continue to Everest base camp (5500m) and overnight at Gorakshep.

Day 13: Gorakshep early in the morning hike to kala pattar (5545m) for superb Himalayan views including the Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Nuptse 7855m, Mt. Pumori 7161m, Mt. Changaste 7550m, Mt.Lingterin 6679m, Mt. Amadablam 6856m, Mt. Thamserku 6723m, Mt. Kantega 6685m, Mt.Kusum Khagaru 6367m,Mt.Kongde 6011m,Mt. Khumbila 5761m(God of the Khumbu),Mt.Twache peak 6367m, Mt. Cholaste 6335m ,Island peak 6179m, Lobuche peak 6145m,Pokalde peak 5806m, Honku south peak 6119m and lunch at Lobuche and overnight at Dingboche (4345m).

Day 14: Dingboche trek to Tyangboche (3890m).

Day 15: Tyangboche trek to Namche Bazaar.

Day 16: Namche Bazaar trek to Lukla.

Day 17: Lukla by flight Katmandu.

Day 18: After breakfast, our tour guide will take to for historical monuments sightseing in kathmandu valley such as Bhaktapur, Pasupatinath, Boudhhanath, Kathmandu durbar square and Monkey temple (swyambhunath).

Activities: Trekking (walking)
Difficulty: Challenging
Max Elevation: 5545m
Trekking Style: Lodge to Lodge
Meal: All Meals Included during the Trekking
Accommodation: Standard Hotel in Kathmandu & Lodge on trek
Transportation: Flight & Private Car
Trip Duration: 18 Days

Cost Includes

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu for three nights
  • Teahouse/Lodge accommodation during trek
  • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide and entrance fees
  • Lukla-Kathmandu flight and airport departure tax
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS)
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare & Nepal visa fee
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal Insurance & personal expenses
  • Tips for Guide and Porter ( it is expected).

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