Gokyo Cho la pass Everest BC trekking

Gokyo Cho la pass Everest base camp trekking

Gokyo Cho La pass Everest base camp trekking is an exhilarating trekking in the Everest region. Gokyo Cho la pass trekking provides you the best opportunity to explore Gokyo valley, Cho la pass, and Mt. Everest base camp as well eye-catching Himalayan views of the whole Khumbu region. Gokyo cho la pass trek is a delight for nature lovers as well as panoramic Himalayan scenery four above 8000m mountains(Mount Everest 8848m, Mount Lhotse 8516m, Mount Makalu 8463m, Mount Cho Oyu 8201m) ,and 23 snowy capped mountains of Khumbu region. Gokyo Everest base camp trek is challenging treks in Everest region that combine both beautiful Gokyo Lake and Mount Everest base camp at once. 

Gokyo Cho la pass EBC trekking can be treated as one of the adventure treks in Nepal Himalaya as it follows the route via Cho la pass into Khumbu. Gokyo Ri 5350m & Kala Pattar 5545m is the main attractive destination for superb Himalayan views & trekkers may leave their own footprint at Mt. Everest base camp 5463m with lifetime memorable journeys. If you prefer a regular link on express Everest base camp trekking shorter options which you can do with two weeks trekking holidays in Nepal. Minimum three weeks holidays required for trekking in Gokyo cho la pass and EBC but we HJT Team create personalized trekking service as per clients wish and desire. 

Autumn and spring season are best time trekking in Gokyo Cho la pass Everest base camp but we Himalaya Journey Trekking team arrange around the year as per trekkers choice and holiday frame. Hiking experience and good physical fitness is required to do Gokyo Cho La pass trek as it has challenging Cho La pass 5420m. Minimum 18 days necessary for this trekking but we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange customized / personalized trekking service as per guest choice it means possible with in two weeks too. HJT professional Nepal trekking guide led your adventure in Nepal Himalaya without any obstacle . 

Gokyo Cho la pass trekking commence after a magnificent 35 minutes flight to Lukla from Kathmandu, we follow the Dudh Kosi valley Phakding Benkar Monjo to Namche Bazaar Dole Machhermo Gokyo lake Cho la pass Everest base camp route. From the Gokyo peak / Ri enjoy stunning summit mountains including Everest, Makalu, and Cho Oyo. From Gokyo lake, we follow a trail over Cho la pass 5420m and reach Lobuche, Gorakshep Everest base camp 5463m and Kala Pattar 5545m. After the ascent of Kala Pattar 5545m and the impressive up-close view of Everest, our return route passes through Tyangboche, a magnificent location with a fascinating monastery that savors the incredible scenery, including magnificent views of Everest region trekking trails.

Tengboche monastery is another attraction of Gokyo Cho la pass EBC trekking then trek continue via Namche Bazaar to Lukla then by flight back to Kathmandu. Himalaya Journey Trekking and expedition's adventure trekking operator will arrange the Gokyo Cho la pass Everest base camp trek according to trekker's holiday schedule and wish with lifetime experiences!

Major Highlights of Gokyo cho la pass Everest base camp  trekking

* Gokyo cho la pass Everest base camp trekking is adventure treks in Everest  region include beautiful Gokyo valley & Everest base camp  at same trip
* You will see spectacular views of Mt. Everest from Gokyo Ri (5360m), a the best view spot offers a Mt. Makalu (8201m) , Mt.Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m) with 19 snowy capped mountains
* You will see 5 lake among them Gokyo lake count as beautiful lake of Khumu region
* Challenging cho la pass 5420m & one of the nearest view of Everest from Kala pattar 5545m
* You will reach world highest mountain base camp 5463m & beautiful Khumbu Icefall with Khumbu glaciers
Explore the Tibetan Sherpa culture and visit Tengboche monastery


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How difficult is Gokyo cho la pass trekking?

Gokyo cho la pass Everest base camp trekking is challenging treks in Everest region so good physical fitness is required. We generate trip itinerary gradually ascend so not required prior trekking experience. Hiking experience and mentally fit will help to reach the destination    

How difficult is Gokyo Cho  La Pass?

Cho la pass is a tough part of the Gokyo cho la pass EBC trekking. Before cross the Cho la pass already reach the Gokyo Ri so simply you will have goal to  cross the cho las in normal condition . Need to wake up early in the morning 5:00am as it has long way and need to walk 7-8 hour to reach next destination  Dzong la. You need to have pack lunch or power bar/ chocolate with you because of no restaurant or  tea house during cho la pass trails.

When is the best time to do the Gokyo cho la pass EBC  trekking?

Autumn (From mid-September to November and Spring (March to May) are the best time to do  Gokyo cho la pass Everest base camp trek  but we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange around the year as per your holiday frame .. June to August (monsoon) is the rainy months  and Himalayan views may not clear and trekking trails are slippery . Winter season (December – February) is too cold and temperature almost minus and rare chance to make Cho  la pass.

We Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange / handle all type of ground transportation such as Car, Van, Hiace, Mini Bus, Coaster, deluxe bus, shuttle Bus, Land cruiser upon your arrival to final departure as well as all domestic flight tickets included charter flights, mountain flight & Helicopter flight as per guest requirements. Mostly prior us private transportation for the safety and comfortable.

Meal is most important and essential for hiking / trekking holidays in Nepal. During your holidays trip either tour or trekking, you will get all type of the meals such as Nepalese, Indian, Chinese, American, Italian, continental. Travelers will get meals in Restaurant or tea house during the trekking in Nepal Himalaya as per order and  hygienic meals created power to reach your ultimate destination. You may consult about meals with HJT trekking guide for your adventure trip!

we have 48 trekking destination in Nepal among them 46 trekking destination has good facilities for tea house accommodation, only two trekking destination Makalu and Dolpo trekking trails has still partly need to sleep in tent / tented camp. we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange good quality accommodation as possible with attached toilet and bath room in available trekking destination. Most of the trekking trails has single, double , triple and dormitory rooms available and HJT trek guide will arrange as per requirements.    

Drinking water
Drinking water is most essential elements for the trekking in Nepal Himalayas. Trekkers will get drinking water every tea house, shops or lodge entire the trekking tour. We Himalaya Journey Trekking look always look after our valued client’s health so highly recommended to have mineral water or boiled water during the trekking or tour in Nepal.

Trekking Guide & Porters
For trekker’s safety and comfortable trekking in Nepal Himalaya, our guide will play vital role to reach your trekking destination as well as safety trekking in all the trekking trails of Nepal. Guide is key or master and responsible person for the trekking who always look after your trip , health and take to your destination. Every tiny things will explain about history, culture, tradition , place and Himalayas. Porters will carry your bag pack entire the trekking tour for your most comfortable journeys in Himalaya!

Trekking equipments
All the trekking equipments required as mentioned in our trekking gear list to reach your destination without any problem so please kindly requested to all trekkers to bring essential trekking gears for your adventure trekking in Nepal Himalaya. Without your trekking equipment can’t imagine your trekking holidays in Nepal

Travel insurance
Travel insurance is most required for trekking in Nepal Himalayas. Most of the trekking trails in Nepal surrounding by high Himalaya, rocky trekking trails as well as cliffs and sometime trekkers may suffer by high altitude sickness or Acute mountain sickness at the same time we have to take you by Helicopter rescue thus required your travel insurance for trekking in Nepal Himalayas. Beside that point trekkers may sick or accident in Himalaya thus required to do your travel insurance before heading to trekking in Nepal Himalaya.
Money required for all travelers or trekkers to have meal or buy any souvenir from Nepal. In Nepal : Hotel, Restaurant, guest hose or trekking trails accept US Dollars, Euro, Canadian Dollars, Australian Dollars or any currency but we HJT suggested all trekkers / travelers may change your currency to Nepalese rupees in Kathmandu and simply pay in Nepalese rupee which make easier to pay for all. 

Gokyo Cho la pass Everest base camp trekking itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1334m), transfer Hotel, Gokyo Cho la pass Everest base camp trekking briefing with officially arrangments. overnight at kathmandu..

Day 02: Katmandu by flight to Lukla and overnight at Phakding (2830m) walk approximately 2-3 hours.

Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3480m).walk approximately 5-6 hours 

Day 04: Namche Bazaar acclimatization day.( During the day , you can hike to Thame for beautiful Himalayan views, wild animals and Tibetan Monastery or hike to Everest view hotel for superb views of Mt. Everest( 8848m) , Mt.Lhotse, (8516n) Mt. Nuptse, (7855m), Mt.Amadablam (6856m), Mt. Thamserku ( 6723m) , Mt. Kantega (6979m), Mt. Kusum Khangaru ( 6367m) , Mt.Kongde (6011m), Mt. Tawache peak ( 6367 m) , Mt. Cholaste (6335m) ,island peak (6179m), Khumbila (God of Khumbu) 5761m etc , overnight at Namche Bazaar.

Day 05: Namche Bazaar trek to Khumjung (3840m)walk approximately 3-4 hours

Day 06: Khumjung trek to Dole (4000m)walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 07: Dole trek to Machhermo(4400m)walk approximately 4-5 hours

Day 08: Machhermo trek to Gokyo Lake(4750m)walk approximately 4-5 hours

Day 09: Early in the morning Himalaya Journey Trekking guide will take to you Gokyo Ri/Gokyo peak (5350m) for superb Himalayan views including the Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Cho Oyu 8201m,Mt. Nuptse 7855m, Mt. Pumori 7161m, Mt. Amadablam 6856m, Mt. Thamserku 6723m, Mt. Kantega 6685m, Mt.Kusum Khagaru 6367m,Mt.Kongde 6011m,Mt.Twache peak 6367m, Mt. Cholaste 6335m etc ,back to Gokyo lake ,after lunch continue trek to Thangnak(4850m)walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 10: Thangnak trek to Dzongla (4800m)walk approximately 7-8 hours.

Day 11: Dzongla trek to Lobuche (4910m)walk approximately 4-5 hours

Day 12: Lobuche trek to Gorakshep (5180m)walk approximately 2-3 hours ,after lunch continue to Everest base camp (5500m)walk approximately 5-6 hours and overnight at Gorakshep.

Day 13: Early in the morning Himalaya Journey trekking & Expedition's trekking guide will take to you kala pattar (5545m) for superb Himalayan views including the Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Nuptse 7855m, Mt. Pumori 7161m, Mt. Changaste 7550m, Mt.Lingterin 6679m, Mt. Amadablam 6856m, Mt. Thamserku 6723m, Mt. Kantega 6685m, Mt.Kusum Khagaru 6367m,Mt.Kongde 6011m,Mt. Khumbila 5761m(God of the Khumbu),Mt.Twache peak 6367m, Mt. Cholaste 6335m ,Island peak 6179m, Lobuche peak 6145m,Pokalde peak 5806m, Honku south peak 6119m and lunch at Lobuche and overnight at Dingboche (4345m)walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 14: Dingboche trek to Tengboche / Tyangboche (3890m)walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 15: Tyangboche trek to Namche Bazaar walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 16: Namche Bazaar trek to Luklawalk approximately 6-7 hours

Day 17: Lukla by flight Kathmandu, transfer to hotel in Kathmandu. ovrnight at Kathmandu

Day 18: After breakfast, HJT tour guide will take to for historical monuments sightseeing in kathmandu valley such as Boudhhanath : visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa than visit Pashupatinath: the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here you see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. Kathmandu durbar square: you will enjoy with different Hindus Temple , Goddes Kumari, legend of kathmadu valley etc and in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese Restaurant, overnight at kathmandu in Hotel..

Day 19: After breakfast, relaxing or shopping with own activities than Himalaya Journey Treks & expedition airport representative will drop to you Kathmandu international airport for onward destination or if you have time to stay in Nepal trip will arrange accordingly such as Chitwan jungle safari tour, Lumbini Pokhara Nagarkot tour , Rafting etc.

Trip Cost: e-mail us: himjourney@mail.com.np


Service includes:-

  • Airport pick up and transfer to hotel.
  • Three night accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis ( 3 star category hotel) on twin sharing as mentioned in itinerary
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Government license holder trekking Guide.
  • Domestic airport pick up and drop by private car/van/ Minibus / Bus to catch Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu Flight .
  • Kathmandu to Lukla /Lukla to Kathmandu both way flight ticket (both way flight cost per person $ 380)
  • Trekking guide both way flgiht ticket as mentioned in itinerary
  • Trekking porter /sherpa who will carry your bag pack during the trekking.(two person will get one trekking sherpa/ porter)
  • Three time meal during the trekking Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Desert /fruit after having diner as company provide
  • Trekker's Information Management system (TIMS)
  • Sagarmatha National park permit
  • Khumbu pasang Lamu rural municipality entry permit
  • Kathmandu domestic airport pick up and transfer to hotel as mentioned in itinerary 
  • Kathmandu valley guided sightseeeing tour as mentioned in itinerary
  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing with private vehicle as mentioned in itineary
  • All program as mentioned in itinerary
  • Overland transportation
  • Trekking guide both way flight ticket
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff. ( Trekking guide,  and porters)
  • Guide and porter fares and taxes.Government Tax and office service charge.
  • Airport drop

Service Excludes:-

  • Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu stay
  • International flight ticket
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (duration 60 days from date of issue)- you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu.
  • Disembarkation Airport Tax in Nepal -  approx. US$ 24. al equipments
  • High risk medical insurance
  • Entrance fees while sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley.
  • Alcoholic beverage and telephone calls
  • Hot drinks, Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water
  • Nepal Visa Fee
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed
  • Purely personal nature expenses
  • Tipping /Tips(Tipping is Expected).

Gokyo cho la pass Trekking Equipments

  • Trekking Bag pack.
  • Trekking day bag.( Small handbag)
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Sports shoes or sandal.
  • Trekking stick.
  • Trekking Hat, cat
  • Trekking woollen cap.
  • Trekking jacket Gore tax/ flees jacket.
  • Pullover or warm sweeter.
  • Raincoat.
  • 4/5 pairs of good qualities shock .
  • Hand gloves.
  • 2/3 pairs of Trekking trousers
  • 3/4 pairs of Trekking shirts .
  • 3/4 pairs of Underwear
  • Eye glass
  • Water bottle.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Flash or Torch light.
  • Camera and batteries.
  • Sun cream.


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Useful Information:

Gokyo cho la pass Everest base camp trekking is one of the most popular trekking in Everest region offer beautiful Himalayan views of 4 above 8000m ( Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt. Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Makalu 8463m, Mt. Cho Oyu 8201m) & 19 snowy capped mountains of Everest region trekking trails.

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