Gokyo Cho La pass Everest BC trekking

Gokyo Cho La pass Everest base camp trekking

Gokyo Cho La pass Everest base camp trekking is thrilling adventure trekking in Everest region. Gokyo Everest base camp trekking offer best opportunity to explore Gokyo valley, Cho la pass and Mt. Everest base camp trek route as well as eye-catching Himalayan panorama of the whole Khumbu region. Gokyo cho la pass Everest base camp trek  is challenging treks in Nepal Himalaya  and cross the Cho La pass 5420m with fantastic  Himalayan views of the  4 above 8000m mountains and 24 snowy capped trekking peaks in Everest region. Gokyo Everest base camp trek  is exciting  treks in Everest region that combine both beautiful Gokyo Lake and Mount Everest base camp at once. Gokyo Cho La pass Everest base camp  trekking map has details route information for adventure travelers. Gokyo Everest base camp hiking distance 167km from Lukla and doable with in 18 days.

Nepal Gokyo Everest base camp trekking is  treated as one of the adventure treks in Nepal Himalaya as it follows the route via Cho la pass into  the Khumbu. Gokyo Ri 5360m & Kala Pattar 5545m is the main attractive destination for superb Himalayan views & trekkers may leave their own footprint at Mount 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 Everest base camp trekking but we HJT Team create personalized trekking service as per clients wish and desire. 

Gokyo Everest base camp hiking itinerary may change or extend as per travelers holiday frame.  Autumn and spring season are best time treks  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 EBC trek as it has challenging Cho La pass 5420m. Gokyo Cho la pass hiking explore the ancient Tibetan sherpa culture ( Mountain people of Nepal) , Tibetan monasteries, Gokyo valley and longest Himalayan glaciers of Nepal. HJT professional Nepal trekking guide led your adventure trekking in Nepal Himalaya without any obstacle . 

Gokyo Everest base camp 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!

Gokyo cho la pass Everest base camp  trekking Major Highlights

* 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

Related trip information about  Gokyo cho la pass trekking:

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.

Do you need trekking permit for Gokyo Cho La pass trekking?

Yes, you need three different trekking permit for Everest three passes trekking – Sasgarmatha National park  permit, Trekkers information management system (TIMS) permit & Khumbu Pasang Lamu rural municipality entry permit which you may obtain local Nepal trekking agency.

What about accommodations and meals during the Gokyo Everest base camp trekking?

Good tea house / lodge facilities while treks in Gokyo Everest base camp. Just normal hotel and almost hotel has common bathroom / toilet but some places has attach bathroom / toilet too. Trekkers will get all type of meals choose able from menu.

What about Gokyo Cho la pass trekking cost?

we have 1984 Nepal trekking companies and all agency  has own rate because of their service, reputations, legal, semi legal or illegal operations. Just for trekkers information only 1467 trek companies are fully legal company and rest of companies are semi legal and illegal so before book the Nepal trekking with any companies need to know company legal documents as well as recommended by Lonely planet guide book,  Rough guide book , travelers reviews etc.  It means Gokyo Cho La pass trekking cost is depend on trekking company category and service.

Do you need trekking guide for Gokyo Everest base camp trek?

Highly recommended / suggest to have professional Nepal trekking guide because of for secure treks in high passes , to explain about the mountains and local culture, no obstacle during the trekking even incase of snowfall in the passes or trekking path, good take care of you if incase of suffer by high altitude sickness.  Many individual trekkers are missing the passes while heavy snowfall during the passes .

How to find the best and reliable Nepal trekking agencies for  Gokyo Cho La pass Everest base camp trekking?

It is hard to find the best and reliable Nepal trekking agency for  Gokyo Cho la pass Everest base camp trekking  if you just surfing via google or internet so trekkers should know Nepal trekking agency legal documents, service, reputation, either recommended in international travel guide book such as Lonely planet travel guide book, Rough guide travel book etc sometime free lance trekking guide, operator or illegal Nepal trekking agency also show up their website and sale the trekking it means beware from illegal operation that make your holiday hazards.


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 (2630m) , fly 35 minutes and trek to 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.

Gokyo Everest base camp trekking cost:

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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
  • Gokyo cho la pass trekking map
  • 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. all 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 EBC 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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