Everest – Cho-La Pass – Gokyo Trek
The Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions invites you trekking in the most classic and promising trips in the worlds highest mountain base camp of Mt. Everest. This is an ideal trekking for good acclimatization with overnight at traditional villages of Namche Bazaar with their own monasteries, the root of the Sherpa and Tibetan Buddhism lies in these steep slopes of Solukhumbu. The treks offer grand views of the three highest 8000m mountain range from Mt. Everest, Mt.
Lhotse and Mt. Makalu mountain range, including arrays of over 7000 to 6000m snow capped peaks. The trip starts with an interesting flight to Lukla 2730m, from here on adventure follows the old route following the footsteps of Tenzing and Hillary since 1953, the traditional villages still retains its culture and religions as it was for hundreds of years, heading towards high terrain to Everest base camp and Kalapatthar for panoramic views of world’s highest peaks, then returning back Lobuche and trail leads to the way of Cho-La pass a small place called Dzongla which lies in the lap of Tsi-La hill.
From here you are starting a challenging uphill climbing to Cho-La which is covered by snow in the winter (sometimes close for 15 days to one month), for a pass can be seen marvelous view of Mt. Everest range and much more mountain from Gokyo side also. After passing this a challenging Cho-La pass then you will be heading to a different world to Gokyo Lake which offers an amazing view of Gokyo Lake with white mountain reflection in it. After great view from Gokyo-Ri and Third Lake, you are heading back to Namche Bazaar and Lukla for the short scenic flight back to Kathmandu after a memorable enjoyable trip with Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and Transfer to your inn.
Day 02: Half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu
Day 03: Flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2700 meters)
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 meters)
Day 05: Acclimatization day in Namche (3440 meters)
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche. (3860 meters) 5 hours.
Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4350 meters) 5.30 hours.
Day 08: Acclimatization at Dinboche.
Day 09: Dingboche to Lobuche (4910 meters) 5 hours.
Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5365 meters) then back to Gorak Shep (5180 meters).
Day 11: Hike up to Kalapattar (5555 meters) and trek back to Dzongla (4620m.)
Day 12: Dzongla to Thangna (4650 m.)
Day 13: Thangna to Gokyo (4750m.)
Day 14: Rest day at Gokyo
Day 15: climb Gokyo Ri (5483m.) and trek to Machhermo (4410m.)
Day 16: Machhermo to Namche Bazaar (3440 m.)
Day 17: Namche to Lukla
Day 18: Morning flight back to Kathmandu. 30 minutes.
Day 19: Final Departure