Everest Base Camp - Gokyo - Chola Pass Trek

EBC Chola Pass Gokyo Trek is the adventurous trek into the Everest/ Khumbu region which combines the Everest base camp with the Gokyo valley and the high chola pass at the elevation of 5420m. This trekking trail offers the stunning views of many Himalayan giants like Mt. Everest (8848m.), Lhotse, Makalu, Amadablam, Kanchenjunga, Nuptse, Mt. Pumori and many more. The natural beauty, rich and unique culture of the Sherpa inhabitants, lush forest, walking over the snow, crossing high pass provides the heavenly pleasure to the visitors which will be the lifetime memory. Gokyo valley is the remote Himalayan Valley which offers the view of the mountains, Glaciers, Gokyo Lake etc. During the trek you also get chance to enjoy the Dumje festival which falls in the month of April and Mani Rimdu Dance, which is performed in the monasteries, of the Sherpa people. The major highlights of this trek are the mountain vistas, Sacred Lakes of Gokyo valley, beautiful River valleys, glaciers, crossing Chola pass etc. 

EBC Chola pass Gokyo Trekking trip commences with a scenic flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. From Lukla you start our trekking following the Dudh Koshi River valley. You pass through the lush forest of rhododendron and pine, Dudh Koshi valley, Sagarmatha national park, high passes, waterfalls, beautiful Sherpa villages like Phakding, Namche bazaar, Tengboche, Lobuche, Pheriche etc. Sagarmatha national park is the UNESCO listed heritage site where you can find various flora and fauna and wild life like snow leopard, red panda, Himalayan thar etc. The warm greeting and the friendly behavior of the Sherpa people add further pleasure the visitors. In this trek you also hike to Kala Pattar which is the perfect view point to observe the panorama of Mt. Everest as well as Ama Dablam (6856m.), Kantega (6809m.), Kwangde (6194m.), Mt. Nuptse (7879m.), Mt. Lhotse (8511m.). The best time to go for the Everest base camp trek is from mid-March to May and September to Mid-December.

Day 01: Katmandu (1310m/4298ft). Our airport representative will be received you at the airport and transfer to Hotel. It is 7km and takes about 30 minutes.

Day 02: An early morning flight to Lukla from Kathmandu and trek to Phakding. (2610mtrs/8563ft).  30 minutes flight and walking 3 hours.

Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11286ft). Walking 5:30 hours.

Day 04: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazzar. Walking 5 hours. O/N at guest house

Day 05: Namche bazaar to Dole (4200 m). 8h walking. O/n at  guest house

Day 06: Dole to Machchhermo (4470 m). 4h walking. O/n at guest house

Day 07: Machchhermo to Gokyo(4790m). 5h walking. O/n at guest house

Day 08: Excursion around Gokyo Lake climb Ghokyo Ri (5357). 5h walking. O/n at  guest house

Day 09: Gokyo  to Thagnag Kharka (5025 m). 4h walking. O/n at guest house

Day 10: Cross Cho-La pass(5330m) descend to Dzongla (4830m). 7h walking. O/n at guest house

Day 11: Dzongla / Lobuche (4930 m). 4h walking. O/n at guest house

Day 12: Lobuche to Gorakshep (5140m)-Kalapatter (5545 m)-Gorakshep. O/n at  guest house

Day 13: Gorakshep to EBC and down to the Lobuche (4930 m). O/n at guest house

Day 14: Lobuche to Pangboche. O/n at mountain lodge. 7h walking. O/n at  guest house

Day 15: Pangboche to  Namche Bazzar. 6h walking. O/n at  guest house

Day 16: Namche Bazzar to Phakding. 5h walking. O/n at  guest house

Day 17: Phakding to Lukla. 4h walking. O/n at guest house

Day 18: Fly back to Kathmandu. O/n at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 19: Transfer to the Tribhuvan International airport for your final departure.