Gokyo cho la pass trekking
Gokyo cho la pass trekking is adventurous treks in Everest region. Gokyo cho la pass trek comprise most beautiful gokyo valley, Gokyo lake , Gokyo Ri and crossing the cho la pass trip without Everest base camp trek. This trekking route mainly focus hiking through longest Ngozumpa glaciers ,discover the gokyo fifth lake and observe the best view of Khumbu Himalayan views with giant faces of Mt. Everest. Gokyo Ri and Cho la pass (5420m) cross are premier appeal of the Gokyo cho la pass trekking tour . This is alternative trekking route that make trekkers Everest hiking trip more enjoyable and exciting adventure to explore the best mountain vistas.
Trekking in Gokyo cho la pass is real adventure trip for those trekkers who wish to visit in Everest trekking trails with less crowded zone. Autumn and spring season is best time treks in Gokyo cho la pass and good physical fitness required to reach the destination. Minimum two weeks holiday required to success the Gokyo cho la pass treks but we HJT team arrange personalized trekking service as trekkers time frame. Cho la pass trekking combine both Gokyo valley and Everest base camp trekking trails but trekkers straight descend to Pheriche without their hike to Everest base camp.
Gokyo cho la pass trek commence at Lukla Hilary airport after 35 minutes mountain flight from Kathmandu. Small twin attar airplane with 16 passenger may fly to Himalayan airport of Nepal. Himalaya Journey Trekking guide led you through the beautiful Sherpa village of Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Dole, Machhermo and finally reach the Gokyo lake. Next morning take to you Gokyo Ri 5360m and you may click 360 degree panoramic Himalayan views of whole khumbu region and trek continue to cross the Cho la pass and enter to Everest base camp trek route at Pheriche.
Pheriche is valley of wind where trekkers may enjoy beautiful vies of Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Tawache, Cholaste etc. Trek continue descend to Tengboche monastery where you may mediation with monks and Nun. Tengboche monastery is famous and highest located popular monastery in Everest trekking trails. Trail continue descend to Namche Lukla then fly back to Kathmandu with memorable journeys in Nepal Himalayas.
Major highlights of Gokyo Cho la pass trekking
* Gokyo Cho la pass trekking is less crowded trekking route comparing the Everest base camp trekking trails
* Gokyo cho la pass trek hiking through the longest Ngozumpa glaciers ,discover the gokyo fifth lake and observe the best view of Khumbu Himalayan views with giant faces of Mt. Everest.
* Explore the best mountains vistas of whole khumbu trekking route and hiking through Sagarmatha National park, Sherpa settlements and their warm hospitality
* Feel the real adventure to cross the highest pass of Khumbu region - Cho la pass 5420m
Related trip information about Gokyo Cho la pass trekking
How difficult is Gokyo Cho la pass trek ?
Gokyo Cho la pass trek is adventurous treks in Everest region. Good physical is required for the trip. Gokyo cho la pass treks gradually ascend from low level elevation from Lukla 2830m so trekkers continuation doable this trip without any difficulties.
When is the best time to do the Cho la pass trekking ?
Autumn (From mid-September to November and Spring (March to May) are the best time to do Gokyo lake Everest base camp trek but we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange around the year as per your holiday frame .
How many hours need to walk each day?
Minimum 5-6 hours need to walk each day except the Cho la pass 5420m(8-9 hours) but it is depend on the your speed but HJT team always suggest walk slow but continuation that make sense to reach the Gokyo cho la pass trek destination . Gokyo cho la pass trek map has also clear vision one to next destination.
Gokyo Cho la pass trekking trip itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1334m), transfer Hotel, Gokyo Cho la pass trekking briefing with officially arrangements. 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 Tengboche / Tyangboche (3890m)walk approximately 5-6 hours
Day 12: Tyangboche trek to Namche Bazaar walk approximately 5-6 hours
Day 13: Namche Bazaar trek to Lukla walk approximately 6-7 hours
Day 14: Lukla by flight Kathmandu, transfer to hotel in Kathmandu. ovrnight at Kathmandu
Day 15: 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 Kathmandu valley etc and in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese Restaurant, overnight at Kathmandu in Hotel..
Day 16: 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.
- 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 $ 280)
- 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
- Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour with tour guide
- kathmandu valley sightseeing tour with private car
- 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
- 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 & sightseeing fee
- Emergency rescue evacuation if needed
- Purely personal nature expenses
- Tipping /Tips(Tipping is Expected).
Nepal 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.
- 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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Gokyo cho la pass trekking hiking through the longest Ngozumpa glaciers ,discover the gokyo fifth lake and observe the best view of Khumbu Himalayan views with giant faces of Mt. Everest.