Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Trek

17 Days
  • Trip Code: N-ET-136
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Season: Sept/Oct/ Nov/Mar/Apr/May
  • Max Altitude: 5545m/18192ft
  • Trip Starts/Ends: Kathmandu/Kathmandu
  • Transportation: Private Car and Flight
  • Accomodation: Standard hotel in Kathmandu & Tea-house in Trekking
  • Trip Grade: Strenuous

Trip Overview


Everest Base Camp and Gokyo trek route is also familiar by the name of Everest Circuit Trail. This trekking is a bit adventurous as it crosses a high mountain pass called Cho La at 5330 m/17487ft. In Everest Regions these days, two routes are the most popular than others. They are the trails to Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake respectively. By joining the trip of Everest Base Camp Chola Pass Gokyo trek you can have an opportunity to do trekking in both admired routes.

During Everest Base Camp Cho La Pass Gokyo trek, every trekker is rewarded with some of the most dramatic landscapes of the Everest zone. It offers the stunning vista of four of the world’s fourteen high peaks which above 8000 meters above sea level. They are Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516 m), Makalu (8463m), and Cho Oyu (8201m). The awesome mountain views are complemented by the crossover Cho La Pass, climb to Gokyo Ri, visit of pristine Gokyo Lake, Himalayan glaciers, Sherpa villages, and Buddhist monasteries.

The exciting trek to Everest Base Camp Chola Pass Gokyo commences after a 35 minutes short flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. Then you follow the Dudh Kosi valley passing the places of Phakding, Benkar, Monjo to reach Namche Bazaar. In Namche Bazaar, also known as the capital of the Sherpas, you spend one more day for acclimatization to minimize the risk of high altitude problems in further trekking days.

After leaving Namche Bazaar, the trail deviates one trail that goes to Everest Base Camp and another towards Gokyo Lake. If visit Everest Base Camp firstly, follow the trail towards Everest Base Camp through Tengboche, Dingboche. In Dingboche at (Alt. 4,260 m/13,980ft), you get one more resting day for better acclimatization.

From Dingboche, after two days of hiking, you reach Everest Base Camp. After the visit of the south base camp of Mount Everest the hiking to the top of Kalapathar (Alt. 5555m/18225ft), the black rock nearby Gorakshep, provides a 360-degree awesome panorama of world’s tallest mountains of Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Mount Pumori, Mount Lobuche, Mount Nuptse, and other surrounding peaks. From this elevation the true height of Everest becomes clear. The entire south face of Everest is visible.

After the visit of EBC and Kalapatthar, you will retrace down to Lubuche and follow the trail to Cho La Pass. Cho La pass is one of the high mountain passes in Everest region at an altitude of (5330 m/17487ft). After the cross of Cho La pass you descend to Gokyo Lakes Valley.
The beautiful Gokyo Lake is at an altitude of 4750 m. It is situated on the Ngozumpa glacial moraine. Gokyo Lake is also the origin of the Dudh Koshi River. Next day of the arrival in Gokyo Lake, the climb up of Gokyo Ri (5,483 m) also offers outstanding sunrise with the views of Cho Oyo, Ghyachung Kang, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu over the glacier.  After Gokyo, you back to Namche Bazaar through Machhermo and Dole. From Namche Bazaar in one day you arrive at Lukla. You end your hiking trip in Lukla. Finally, from Lukla, you fly back to Kathmandu.

Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Trek Note:

Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lakes Trek can also be done by an anti-clockwise direction. It means firstly visit Gokyo Lake, then Cho La Pass, and finally Everest Base Camp. According to the interest of trekkers, we follow the route accordingly. The best season of Everest Base Camp Chola Pass Gokyo Trekking is in autumn (Sep, Oct, Nov) and spring (March, Apr, May). You can start this trip on any date which you prefer. Should you require additional information about this great trip, please feel free to contact us.

Itinerary


You will be met by our Tour officer in Kathmandu International Airport. He will escort you to the hotel. Briefing of Everest Base Camp Cho La Pass Gokyo Trekking. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Flight 40 minutes. Walking 3 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Phakding.

Walking 6 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Namche Bazaar.

Walking 5 to 6 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Tengboche.

Walking 6 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Dingboche.

Walking 4 to 5 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Dingboche.

Walking 5 to 6 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Lobuche.

Walking 7 to 8 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Gorakshep.

Walking 7 to 8 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Thangnak.

Walking 6 to 7 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Dole.

Walking 6 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Namche Bazaar.

Walking  7 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Lukla.

Rest of the day at leisure in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Our tour officer will drop you at Kathmandu International airport and see you off. End of Service. Or You may take optional side tours.

Price


Bronze Package Price
USD 925 Per Person For Group Size of Two People
Silver Package Price
USD 1225 Per Person For Group Size of Two People
Gold Package Price
USD 1330 Per Person For Group Size of Two People

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