Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes Trek

Trip Summary  

Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake Trek traverses Chola Pass (5417 meters) is one of the great adventurous walking mountain holidays in the Everest region. Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lake in Gokyo Valley and crossing over Chola Pass is one of the most fashionable treks in the Khumbu. Daring Chola Pass links these two iconic trekking destinations; Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Valley. It covers not only Everest Base Camp but also Lukla, Namche Bazar, Tengboche as a whole Solukhumbu (District), and some of the fascinating climbs of great trekking peaks including Gokyo Ri that provides the best view of Mount Everest and a famous Kala Patthar near Everest base camp that lies above Gorakshep. EBC and Gokyo via Cho La Pass itinerary is one of Nepal’s most renowned treks as well as one of most severe in the Himalayan Mountains and Sherpa country. One of the goals of this expedition is the Everest Base Camp, an elevation of 5364 meters, and Kala Patthar, 5545m. When we climb Kala Patthar we can also see the southern face of Mt. Pumo Ri which is 7168m high.

Tourist carries only a day pack and walk. The walking time will be about 4-6 hrs per day. We start the trek from Lukla after 30 30-minute flight from Kathmandu. When we land at the tiny airstrip the adventure begins. During the trek, we will spend several days moving through the homelands of the Sherpa people, and we will visit Buddhist monasteries and close-up views of Mt. Everest and neighboring Ama Dablam (6856m), considered by many to be among the most beautiful mountains in Nepal. We spend 3 nights at Namche Bazar – the bustling market town in the heart of Sherpa country.

Itinerary

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Day 01:Kathmandu flight to Lukla trek to Phakding (2610m)

Early morning your trek guide will meet you at your hotel and transfer you to the airport by private vehicle for the Lukla flight. From Kathmandu to Lukla you will fly on a twin-engine (tiny) aircraft. The views from the plane are amazing, providing dramatic views of terraced hills and the distant Himalayan giants. After landing in the village of Lukla (2840m) you will meet the rest of your staff/porters and the guide will hire them in Lukla for your whole trek. The trail drops steeply for a bit then descends to Chheplung (2660m) and Thado Khosi gaon there is a suspension bridge that you have to cross after that you see the head of the valley Mt. Kusum Kanguru (6367m). After the bridge climbs a bit to reach Ghat (2590m) on the banks of the Dudh Koshi River just a short visit to the monastery then a little easy walk then after climbing again to reach at Phakding (2610m) Overnight Teahouse.

Cost Includes:

  • An experienced registered friendly local Sherpa trekking guide.
  • A shared high-altitude porter for 2 travelers to carry your luggage (weight limit 25kg)
  • Lodge accommodation on a twin/double sharing basis during the trek.
  • Meals: 15 Breakfasts, Lunches, and 15 Dinners during the trip.
  • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu round flight fare (USD 432 per person)
  • Round flight ticket for your guide.
  • All necessary Gokyo Chola Pass trekking permits.
  • Salary, food, and accommodation of your guide and porters.
  • Insurance and trekking gear for your guide and porters.
  • Office service charges, government taxes VAT, etc.

Cost Excludes:

  • Transfers, accommodation, and meals in Kathmandu.
  • Guided sightseeing and monument fees in Kathmandu.
  • Bar and beverages drinks such as Coke, Fanta, mineral water, beer, etc.
  • Hot shower, hot water, internet services, and battery charge during trekking.
  • Personal travel insurance, phone calls, laundry,
  • Rescue operation charge in case of emergency.
  • Any cost that arises due to a change of itinerary, flight delay, natural calamities, etc.
  • Tip for guide and porters.

Dates & Prices

We are a local tour and trekking agency based in Kathmandu so we guarantee small private group departures on any dates that suit your schedule. Contact us for your customized itinerary and the trip cost. 

Start Date End Date Availability Price  
15 June, 2024 29 June, 2024 Guaranteed US$ 1399
22 June, 2024 06 July, 2024 Guaranteed US$ 1399

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Useful Info

Trip Note: This trip can be personalized as per your requirements that meet your time frame. The trip price will be according to Deluxe, Standard, Budget and group size so please kindly provide us your details for tailor made program. For your information Lukla flight is notorious for being delay problem of domestic flights to and from Kathmandu by few hours or canceled for a day or more rarely, it may happen even in top trekking season also as you know how climate changes effecting our world. So, please allow a couple of spare night/s in Kathmandu following your trek if possible.

Trip Price: US$ 1399
  • Trip Duration 15 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Trip Difficulty Strenuous
  • Trip StyleTrekking
  • AccomodationHotel & Teahouse Lodges
  • Transportation: Domestic Flight
  • Meals: Breakfasts
  • Max Person: 12 People
  • Min Person: 2 People
  • Best Season: Spring and autumn
  • Max Elevation: 5545m
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