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Gokyo Cho La Pass & EBC Trek

Cho La Pass TrekkingGokyo Cho la pass & Everest base camp  trek leads you to the home of the legendary Sherpa people, on the foothill of the highest peak of the world, the Mt. Everest at 8848m. This 18 days trek follows the highly praised trekking route through the Dudh Koshi River to its source the Gokyo Lake to the west of the Everest Base Camp. The excellent trek gives the benefit to summit Gokyo Peak (5483m) offering a fantastic panoramic view of Mt. Cho-Oyo (8153m), Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Lhotse (8501m), Makalu (8463m) etc. During traveling through Khumbu Himal, Gokyo valley and pass, one is rewarded with some of the most dramatic landscapes. The trek can be treated as one of the adventurous trek in the Himalayas as it follows the route via high pass into Khumbu likewise. Cho-La pass at 5330m as we trek from the Gokyo to the Khumbu valley.

As we cross the Cho-La pass, we then return to Lukla following the route through Everest Base Camp, Kala Pathar and Thyangboche monastery, Khumjung village, Namche Bazar. This ideal trek gives enough opportunity to enjoy the breathtaking view of Everest including several other similar peaks and to explore the Buddhists monasteries located at the world's highest elevation.

Gokyo Cho La Pass & EBC Trekking Itineraries:

Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel

Day 02 Kathmandu to Lukla (2840m) – Phakding (2610m)

Day 03 Phakding – Namche Bazar (3440m)

Day 04 Acclimatization day

Day 05 Namche Bazar – Dole (4200m)

Day 06 Dole – Machherma (4470m)

Day 07 Machherma – Gokyo (4790m)

Day 08 Hiking to Gokyo Peak (5370m) – Thangna (4700m)

Day 09 Thangna – Dzonglha (4830m)

Day 10 Dzonglha to Lobuche (4910m)

Day 11. Lobuche – Gorak Shep (5140m)

Day 12. Gorak Shep – Kala Patthar (5550m) and Everest Base Camp (5364m)

Day 13. Gorak Shep – Pheriche (4240m)

Day 14. Pheriche – Tengboche

Day 15. Tengboche – Namche Bazar

Day 16. Namche Bazar – Lukla

Day 17. Lukla – Kathmandu by flight

Day 18. Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing

Day 19. Back to onward destination