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Gokyo lake & Everest Base Camp Trek 2019
Everest Region / (Skill Level: Moderate)
Trip Facts
PRICE PER PERSON
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  • Location: Everest Region
  • Trip Grade : Moderate
  • Max Altitude : 5,545m
  • Best Time : Sept/Nov to Feb/May
  • No of Trip Days: 16
  • Group Size : 2-10
  • Transportation: Flight
  • Accomodation: Hotel-lodge
  • Cost : USD  0.00
  • Entry : Lukla
  • Exit : Lukla

Gokyo Lake, Cho La Pass & Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most ideal and thrill trekking trails in Khumbu area including many magnificent views of Everest region. The Gokyo Lake Which is series of six spectacular glacial lakes. It is at altitudes of between 4,700m and 5,000m, making them some of the world’s highest freshwater lakes.

This trek is an alternative area which climbs the valley to the west of Everest to the village of Gokyo and five scared lakes on the moraine beside they Ngo-zumpa glacier. Which avoid the Everest crowds, but enjoy the selection of great views of Mt Everest, Cho Oyu, Ama-Dablam, Choltse, Thamserku many more Himalayan peaks. One can experience the Sherpa culture, the way of living style, visit monasteries, wild animals and enjoy the mountain views of snow-capped peaks.

Eight thousand expedition highly lets you experience the thrill of being on top of the world with the climb along Gokyo RI and adventure of crossing Chola Pass with Everest Base Camp trek. Gokyo and Chola pass trek gives panoramic views over the turquoise lakes with 8,000m-plus peaks in the background is a pretty unforgettable experience. The trail gradual ascent up the valley passing through patches of birch and rhododendron forest.

Today we welcome you to Nepal! Hope that you had a smooth flight. We’ll be waiting with a warm greeting and easy transfer to your hotel, then we will briefing on last minutes about the specific trip (Trekking or Peak climbing) with coffee in the hotel.

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After having breakfast we will fight in Lukla for about 35 minutes from Kathmandu. During flying offers stunning views of the vast Himalayan mountain range. In Lukla, you will have a relaxed an hours before the first stage of the trek, where we will meet rest of our staff for the trek and carry a bag pack by the porter. The trek to Phakding for around 3-4 hours including lunch hour on the way before arriving Phakding.

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Today, we cross the river on high suspension bridges with the forest full of Rhododendron and Pine trees, marvelous small and big waterfalls which are the famous attraction on this trek. The entrance to the Sagarmatha national park is just on the outskirts of Monjo. From Monjo, we begin to make gradual ascend till we get to an overhang suspension bridge and Namche. Beautiful peaks of Thamserku, Kangtega, Kusum Kanguru peaks can be seen.

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On the 4th days will do a very short ascend trek from Namche to Khumjung village only about 2 hrs. Due to the short trip, most of the travellers explore this day is like acclimatization. It is important to take the day off to allow our bodies to adjust to the rarefied atmosphere before ascending to higher altitudes. Which provides the opportunity to explore the delights of this vibrant, prosperous village.

Before arriving in Khumjung village we will hike to Everest view hotel for the panoramic and spectacular view of mountains including Mt. Everest, Ama-Dablam, Kusum khangkaru, Choltse, Thamserku many more with having fresh and organic coffee enjoy.

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On these days the trail goes on popular Everest Base camp route via Mongla and Photse tanga. Approx 6-7 hours trekking you can experience the excellent views of mountains including Mt Everest, Lhotse, Ama-Dablam, Kantega, and Thamserku.

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From here relatively short day until Machhermo. About 3-4 hours trek again essential for good acclimatize. Machhermo is a significant place to trek as it offers a way to Gokyo valley.

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Today 3-4 hours trek makes impressive Gokyo Lake. The views of the mountains are spectacular in Gokyo. And we will hike surrounded Gokyo village after having lunch.

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In these days you will have extension day of the hike 3-4 hours via Cho ouy base camp route. If you are interested.

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On the 9th day, we will start from early morning to ascent Gokyo-Ri. About 2-3 hours of ascent- Gokyo-Ri which allows one of the beautiful views in the Himalayas. Gokyo-Ri itself on of the best panoramic view of Mt Everest, Cho Oyu, Labuche, Cholatse and beautiful Gokyo Lake in Nepal, which is you will never forget in a lifetime.

In addition, we will trek thangnak after return from Gokyo-Ri. Gokyo to Thangnak it takes 2-3 hours via crossing glacier on a rocky path.

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Today before sunrise early morning we will climb up to cross Cho-la pass (5,368m). The Cho-la pass can be physically demanding and may require crampons in top if too much snow because of the slippery glacier and. The edge of the glacier is unstable. But from here you can see other beautiful Himalayan peaks Mt Everest, Ama-Dablam, Lobuche peak and many more.Most of the track goes through the rocky path until Zhongli (4,830m) where we will eat lunch after Complete Cho-la pass.

Ascent: Thangnak to Cho-la pass 4-5 hours

Descent: Cho-la pass to Zhong-la 2 hour

Zhongla: Lobuche 3 hours

It will be a long day about 10 hours walk cross up to Lobuche with beautiful Mountain View and Cho-latse Lake.

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Today, we will start again our trek to Gorakshep which takes about 2-3hour to reach via following the rocky moraine path and watching ice glacier pond and icebergs below.

After spending a lunchtime, we will keep a bag in the room then we will start our journey up to Everest base camp (5364m). Almost 4 hours up-down trail flow on the glacier and snow-capped rocks. We are very lucky to made world famous trek in Everest base camp, now your destination creates change yourself in experience, Along the Khumbu Glacier and up to the Everest Base Camp (5364m). Enjoy the views of the Khumbu Icefall. After spending some time here we hike back to Gorakshep.

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Today our guide led up early morning for predawn rise to summit the highest point on Kalapthar. It is a 2 hour get in the Kalapathar top min but it gives excellent views of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and Ama Dablam and Khumbu Glacier. Taking some minute’s times we will return back Gorak shep about 1 hours.

Spending some an hour we will retrace to Dingboche for 3-4 hours descend via the rocky path.

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On 14th days our trail goes down through most popular Everest base camp track. From Dingboche, we will leave early morning breakfast with great view Am-Dablam, Kongde, Thamserku.

Also, we will visit popular Tengboche Monastery as well after crossed Pangboche village. Spending an hour again we will retrace our footsteps down Fungi-tang and climb up Kengjuma, here we will meet Gokyo valley route and walk continue similar route until Namche.

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Finally, we make the 6-7 hour return to Lukla (2,804m), where the trip begins. We cross several suspension bridges & pass by several monasteries and villages before reaching Lukla. In Lukla will be our last day trek meanwhile we will enjoy the last day party with our staff.

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On the 15 days, we will fly from Lukla to Kathmandu. The scenic morning flight back to Kathmandu gives us one last chance to say farewell to the mountains. After arriving at Kathmandu Airport we will be transferring our hotel for just relaxing. 

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Today you have the rest day after complete long day’s adventure in the mountain. In evening time we will host farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant.

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Today is Trip Ends – we will Drop off at the airport for final departure to selected destination, before 2 hours ago. We ensure that you leave Kathmandu with lifetime memory with us and see up next trip.

What you will get
Includes

  • Airport pick up /drop in Kathmandu
  • 2 nights 4* category hotel in Kathmandu on B/B basis
  • Domestic flight to and from Lukla with tax
  • Trekking lodge accommodations throughout the trek
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks) during your trek
  • Experience trekking guide and porter
  • All accommodation, transportation, Wages, equipment, insurance and other facilities to guide & porter
  • Trekking permits, national park fees, and TIMS card
  • Medical kit service
  • welcome/farewell dinner

What you wont get
Excludes

  • International round airfare
  • Lunch/Dinner while in Kathmandu (breakfast provided at hotel)
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport-Kathmandu) - $40 USD for 30 days Visa
  • Personal travel Insurance & Personal trekking equipment’s
  • Emergency rescue evacuation by helicopter in case if (needed)
  • Personal expenses items (snacks, Soft/hard drinks, battery charge, Phone, bottle or boiled water, shower etc.)
  • All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evacuation fees, transport, extra hotel nights, etc.)
  • Tips for local staff (guide-porter)

Things You Need

Everest High Pass Trekking - Trip Map