Everest Base Camp via Gokyo

Walk the trail that epitomizes the adventure in the Everest region on the Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Chola Pass. With the majestic Himalayas decorating the horizon, the entire trek is a celebration of the snowy peaks. Also, the ravishing Sagarmatha National Park and the opulence of wildlife is one of the highlights of the trek. Moreover, the trek also includes exploration of the Gokyo Valley and crossing the Chola Pass (5420m).

The highest mountain in the world- Mt. Everest (8848m) is the subject of pride to all the Nepalese. Thanks to its widespread fame, trekkers and adventure enthusiasts flock to the Everest region and Khumbu Valley. As such, the Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Chola Pass is a trip to the Khumbu Valley that puts diverse natural and cultural heritage on display. Starting from Kathmandu, a short flight takes you to the gateway to Everest- Lukla.

Initially, the trail heads north from Lukla and heads to Namche Bazaar. After exploring the Sherpa town, you will ascend to Gokyo Valley via Dole and Machhermo. Here, you acclimatize with the altitude and head east to the Chola Pass (5420m). The top of the pass offers a beautiful vista of the Himalayas in the Everest range. Gradually, you reach the Khumbu Glacier and head to the Everest Base Camp. The next destination on the trek is the Kalapatthar viewpoint, where you can enjoy the view of Mt. Everest (8848m), Nuptse (7861m), and other mountains. The return trek stretches past Sherpa villages like Pangboche and Tengboche to settle at Lukla.

This trek in the Khumbu Valley explores regions above 3,000 meters. As such, trekkers must be physically fit and acclimatize with the altitude properly. The trail is a moderate plus one and requires trekkers to walk for 5-6 hours daily that can extend to 8-9 hours on longer days. So, prior trekking experience can be beneficial when doing this trek. Similarly, the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons are ideal for heading to the region.

Please contact us to discuss the itinerary and your preferred dates or your suitability.

01 Arrive in Kathmandu (1,400m)& transfer to hotel
02 Fly to Lukla (2840m) and trek to Phakding (2,610m)
03 Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)
04 Acclimatization day
05 Trek to Dole (4,038m)
06 Trek to Machhermo (4,470m)
07 Trek to Gokyo Village (4,750m)
08 Rest day/Explore Gokyo Ri (5,357)
09 Trek to Dragnag (4,700m)
10 Trek to Dzongla (4,830m)
11 Trek to Lobuche (4,910m)
12 Trek to Gorak Shep then hike to EBC (5,364m) & return
13 Climb Kala Pathar (5545m) and return to Pheriche (4,270m)
14 Trek to Tengboche (3,860m)
15 Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)
16 Trek to Lukla (2,860m)
17 Fly back to Kathmandu
18 Contingency day/ Free day in Kathmandu
19 Depart from Kathmandu

Fixed Departure Dates

Start / Finish Availability Days Price Book
15/04/2021 - 04/05/2021 Guide: Space 19 $ 2,150

Included

  • All transportation for pick up drop
  • 3 Nights superior accommodation on a twin share basis in Kathmandu
  • 13 Nights twin share accommodation in local lodges/hotels in Himalaya Mountains
  • Both way domestic flights from Kathmandu to Lukla with 15 kg luggage (10kg hold baggage and 5kg hand baggage)
  • All meals during the trek
  • Trekking permit & entrance fees
  • An experienced trekking guide
  • Porter on 2:1 basis
  • All Nepali staff and porters insurance and wages
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu

Not Included

  • International flights to/from Nepal
  • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Personal expenses such as drinks,mineral water,snacks, hot showers, laundry
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • Costs related with trip finishing early or you leaving trek early
  • Additional nights in Kathmandu
Destination: Nepal
Activity level: Moderate Plus
Best Season: Spring & Autumn
Max altitude: 5,545m
Group Size: 2-10 People
Accommodation: Hotel & lodge

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