Gokyo Cholapass Everest Basecamp Trekking

Trip Highlights

  • World Highest Mountain (Mt. Everset) 
  • Romantic Gokyo region 
  • Buddhist monasteries 
  • Authentic Sherpa Villages 
  • Explore the lifestyle of the Himalayan people 
  • Khumjung valley, Hillery School and Khunde Hospital 
  • Sagarmatha National Park 
  • Panoramic views of Cho Oyu , Gyachung Kang , Everest, Lhotse , Makalu , Cholaste and Tawachee 
  • Kalapattar trip and Everest Base Camp Trip

A large number of mountaineers and trekkers are fascinatedby the thrilling beauty of the Everest region which leads through the Sagarmatha National Park. On the way to this trekking visitors are over awed by the astounding views of the Himalayan ranges.

The major highlights of this trekking include Namche Bazzar, the Tengboche Monastery, Kalla patter, Everest Base Camp etc. This trek winds, climbs and descends its way through lush low land and alpine forest, Buddhist monasteries and authentic Sherpa Villages. This trek provides you the opportunity to explore the lifestyle of the Himalayan people, their religion, customs and traditions. Alluring birds like the golden eagle, snow pigeon, red-billed and yellow-billed choughs and flowers like rhododendron, magnolias, blue pine, chir pine, juniper and hemlock make the trekking a delight for nature lovers.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive at Kathmandu

Day 2 : Kathmandu City Tour

Day 3 : Flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. Trek to Phadking (2700m)

Day 4 : Phadking to Namche Bazaar (3420m)

Day 5 : Acclimatization in Namche (3420)

Day 6 : Namche to Phortse Thanga (3500m)

Day 7 : Phortse Thanga to Dole (4200m)

Day 8 : Dole to Machhermo (4410m)

Day 9 : Machhermo to Gokyo (4750m)

Day 10 : Acclimatization day in Gokyo

Day 11 : Gokyo to Thangna

Day 12 : Thangna to Dzongla (4830m)

Day 13 : Dzongla to Lobuche (4910m)

Day 14 : Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5160m)

Day 15 : Site trip to Kalapattar (5445m) and Everest Base Camp (5360m)

Day 16 : Gorekshep to Pheriche

Day 17 : Pheriche to Tengboche

Day 18 : Tengboche to Namche

Day 19 : Namche to Lukla

Day 20 : Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 21 : Leisure day in Kathmandu

Day 22 : Departure

Cost Include

  • Transportation to and from Kathmandu by air or road as per itinerary. 
  • 3 meals per day during the trek (breakfast, lunch & dinner) including the coffee and tea.
  • Accommodation in tea house or provided tents during the trek as mentioned in the trek type. 
  • Accommodation including breakfast at hotels in Kathmandu. 
  • Highly experienced Government licensed guide and necessary porters during the trek. 
  • Government / Local taxes, Tourist service charge, guide / porter insurance and salary, general equipment, national park and conservation area fees. 
  • Kathmandu City Tour with an Experienced Tour Guide ( Kathmandu , Bhaktapur, and Lalitpur) depends on your time frame. 
  • Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS)
  • Airport transfers 

Cost Exclude

  • International airfares 
  • International Airport Departure Tax 
  • Trekking Equipment 
  • Major meals, Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu 
  • Any type of personal expenses, such as alcoholic beverages and drinks, phone and laundry. 
  • Airport departure tax to be paid in rupees on your departure 1760 rupees 
  • entry visa fee you may easily obtain the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport - Kathmandu . 
  • Rescue & travel insurance, trip cancellation costs, accident or health emergency, evacuation, loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects. We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance. 
  • Tips & Gratuities

Day 1: Arrive at Kathmandu

On arrival in Kathmandu you are met by our representative who will transport you to your hotel in the heart of Kathmandu for the night.

Day 2: Kathmandu City Tour

After having breakfast enjoy a guide sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. You will visit many Buddhist and Hindu temples which reflect the local culture and tradition of Nepalese society. In the evening you will return to the Hotel, B.B.  O/N at Kathmandu.

Day 3: Flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. Trek to Phadking (2700m)

You have a scenic flight of 30 – 35 minutes to Lukla (2800m) from Kathmandu. In Lukla you can see the airline office and numerous lodges. The trail from Lukla leads you to Chablung (2700) and it descends steeply to the Tharo Kosi which is also known as Kusum Kangru Khola (river). Beyond the Tharo Kosi Bridge, the trail climbs to Ghat (2590) and again climbs to Phadking. In Phadking you can climb to the gompa to see your first view of the high peaks. Now you will really feeling like you have arrived in the Himalayan Kingdom. Stay at Guest house- Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Phadking.

Day 4: Phadking to Namche Bazaar (3420m)

From Phadking the trail follows the Dudh Koshi River and reaches Zamphuti. From here you can see excellent views of Thamserku peak. Then the trail climbs to Chomoa, the site of an agricultural project, an interesting place to have a look around and gain an insight into the farming way of life of these people. From Chomoa, the trail again climbs to Monjo (2840m) and enters the Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park (1148sq km, established in 1976). Walking some distance up hill you will be at Jorsale (2830m) and after a long climb with views of Mt. Everest peeking over the ridge of Nuptse (7879m) the trail reaches the street of Namche Bazaar. Stay at Guest house- Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Namche Bazaar (3420m).

Day 5: Acclimatization in Namche (3420)

After having breakfast take some sightseeing around Namche Bazaar. Then you can hike to the Everest View Hotel, the ideal place to overview some of the outstanding mountains such as Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Lhotse etc. Make sure you have your camera to capture this moment. You can walk around the Khumjung valley, Hillery School and Khunde Hospital and then return back to Namche. In the centre of Namche you can visit the mountaineering museum and visit the Sagarmata Pollution Control Committee (SPCC). In Namche Bazaar you can spend some time interacting with the fun-loving Sherpa and Rai people. In Namche above the police check post you will see Sagarmatha National Park headquarters and if you want to look at the visitor centre it is open from 8am to 4pm except Saturdays and holidays.  Stay at Guest house- Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Namche.

Day 6: Namche to Phortse Thanga (3500m)

Climbing the hill to Khumjung, turning the north Gokyo route you can reach to Mong (Mohang) which is known as the birth place of the Saint Lama Sanga Dorje, the reincarnation lama of Rongbuk Monastery. The trail descends to the Dudh Koshi and enters at Phortse Thanga. Stay at Guest house- Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Phortse Thanga.

Day 7: Phortse Thanga to Dole (4200m)

The trail climbs steeply throug rhododendron forests, passing many Kharkas on its way to Tongba (3950m) and Gyele (3960m) and finally Doleh. Stay at Guest house- Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Dole.

Day 8: Dole to Machhermo (4410m)

The trail climbs through a huge rock at Lhabarma (4330m) and carries on to Luza (4340m).From Luza the trail continues to climb to Machhermo (4410m) where you can have good views of the mountains. Stay at Guest house- Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Machhermo.

Day 9: Machhermo to Gokyo (4750m)

Passing through Machhermo the trail climbs and reaches Pangka (4390m). Beyond Pangka the trail drops and again climbs steeply. From there you can see the massive Ngozmpa Glacier and finally you arrive at Gokyo. Stay at Guest house- Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Gokyo.

Day 10: Acclimatization day in Gokyo

After having breakfast you can take a look around Gokyo valley. If you want to observe the best view you have to climb Gokyo RI (5357m) which is also called Kala Pattar but not the Kala Pattar above Gorakshep. From here you have panoramic views of Cho Oyu (8201m), Gyachung Kang (7922m), Everest, Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (4063m), Cholaste and Tawachee. Back to Guest house- Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Gokyo.

Day 11: Gokyo to Thangna

From Gokyo the trail descends, looking at the views of the fine mountains and natural beauty, towards Thangna which is consider as the base of Cho -La Pass. Stay at Guest house- Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Thangna.

Day 12: Thangna to Dzongla (4830m)

Today the trail descends again and leads you across the moraine, to the glacier which you must cross. From here you can see a beautiful view of the icefall before you reach Dzongla. Stay at Guest house- Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Dzongla.

Day 13: Dzongla to Lobuche (4910m)

The trail continues along the moraine from Dzongla affording you splendid views of Kala Pattar and Pumori before you reach Lobuche. Stay at Guest house- Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Lobuche.

Day 14: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5160m)

The trail from Lobuche follows a route which is surrounded by mountains. After a gradual climb you will reach Gorak Shep which is also surrounded by mountains. You are now nestled high up amongst some of the tallest peaks in the world. Stay at Guesthouse – Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Gorak Shep.

Day 15: Site trip to Kalapattar (5445m) and Everest Base Camp (5360m)

Early in the morning hike to Kalapattar (5545m) which is the most exciting part of the trip and take in panoramic views of Mt. Everest, the way of the South Col Khumbu, the icefall and glacier and Pumori as well. Return to Gorek Shep, for Lunch. If you are interested to go to EBC (5400m) your guide will take you along the undulating trail to this much coveted place. From here you can observe the blue ice and the Khumbu icefall. This trekking will be an unforgettable experience in your lifetime. Head back to Gorek Shep. Stay at Guesthouse – Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Gorek Shep.

Day 16: Gorekshep to Pheriche

Trek back to Periche. Stay at Guesthouse – Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Pheriche.

Day 17: Pheriche to Tengboche

Trek back to Tengboche. Stay at Guesthouse – Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Tengboche.

Day 18: Tengboche to Namche

Trek back to Namche. Stay at Guesthouse – Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Namche.

Day 19: Namche to Lukla

Trek back to Lukla. Stay at Guesthouse – Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Lukla.

Day 20: Lukla to Kathmandu

Flight back to Kathmandu. Hotel, B.B. O/N at Kathmandu.

Day 21: Leisure day in Kathmandu

We allow a Leisure day in Kathmandu incase the flight from Lukla is canceled due to weather. If you are in Kathmandu we will take you on a guided tour to Bhaktapur Durbar Square, one of the oldest cities in the valley. Back to Hotel, B.B. O/N at Kathmandu.

Day 22: Departure

Transfer to Airport for your onward destination.

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 If the above itinerary does not meet your needs, we can design individualized travel plans based on your preferences.

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  1. Everest
  2. 22 Days
  3. Challenging
  4. 5545m.
  • Activities: Trekking

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