Gokyo – Chola Pass – Everest Base Camp Trek

Gokyo – Chola Pass – Everest Base Camp Trek

Trip Type

Trekking

Duration (in Days)

19

Altitude

5,550 m

Difficulty

Hard

Accommodation

Camping, Lodges

156000/- per person

Details

Mount Everest, rising 8,848m (29,028ft) above sea level reigns as the highest mountain on Earth. For decades summiting Everest has been considered one of the greatest mountaineering achievements. In the spring of each year, we embrace this intense challenge by taking a group of qualified climbers to Nepal to climb Mt. Everest via the South Col route. The South Col was the first successfully climbed route on Mt. Everest as Sir Edmund Hillary and Tensing Norgay accomplished this feat in 1953. Since then, the South Col has seen over 400 ascents. It is by far, the most successfully climbed route on the mountain.

The Everest area, known locally as Sagarmatha National Park, is home to some of the world’s highest peaks as well as the famous Sherpas, migrants from eastern Tibet who crossed over the Himalayas and settled here sometime in the late 1400s or early 1500s. This trek is one that goes deep into the heart of the Himalayas. “View of Mt Amadablam (6,812m) from Tengbouche”.

The mountain views are stunning, and the simplicity and hospitality of the Sherpa community are heartwarming. You will get to take in the awe-inspiring views of Mt. Everest, the tallest of them all, Mt Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Lobouche Peak, Mt Amadablam, Kasum Kangru peak, Thamserku peak and Kwangde peak.

You will also be visiting Sherpa villages and monasteries to gain insight into their culture and lifestyle from up close. Trek to the north of Gokyo towards the Ranjo la Pass (5,340m) and to the border of Tibet Nangpa La are the most interesting and quiet areas of the Everest region. The people and area are pretty much looking alike Tibet and Tibetans. The area to the North of Thame to Nangpa La is a restricted area so that to visit the area of Nangpa La, we have to obtain a special trekking permit from the Dept of Immigration.

This high Passes trek into the Solu-Khumbu region begins with a spectacular mountain flight to Lukla & continually trekking along the Dudh Kosi (“Milk River”). After crossing the Namche Bazzar “Sherpa headquarter/Capital” we will continue on to Everest Base Camp via Dingbouche (4,350m) & Gorekshep (5,150m) with its beautiful natural beauty of the Himalayas & better introduction of local Sherpa cultures. Another part of this trek continues to North West of Thame/Everest region to the border to the Tibet Nangpa La. You will see the areas quiet and fewer trekkers and a little bit different cultures and people’s there, kind of Sherpas and Tibetans mix up cultures.

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrive, trip briefing, Kathmandu (1,300m) (Hotel BB)

Day 2
Kathmandu day tour Kathmandu (1,300m) (Hotel BB)

Day 3
Fly to Lukla & begin a trek to Phakding (2,500m) (Lodge B/L/D)

Day 4
Trek to Namche (3,450m) (Lodge B/L/D)

Day 5
Rest/Acclimatization day

Day 6
Trek to Dole (4,200m)

Day 7
Trek to Machhermo (4,410m)

Day 8
Rest/Acclimatization day

Day 9
Trek to Gokyo (4,700m)

Day 10
Climb Gokyo Ri (5,550m) & trek to Tragnag (4,700m)

Day 11
Cross Chola pass (5,350m) & trek to Dzong La (4,830m)

Day 12
Trek to Gorakshep (5,100m)

Day 13
Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,300m)

Day 14
Hike to Kalapattar & trek to Pangboche (4,100m)

Day 15
Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,450m)

Day 16
Trek to Lukla (2,800m)

Day 17
Morning fly to Kathmandu

Day 18
Leisure day/back up day for weather

Day 19
International departures

Include
  • Conservation/national park fees and all govt. taxes
  • All required trekking permits
  • 4 (four) nights 4 STAR in Hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing bed and breakfast basis
  • Round trip domestic airfares to (KTM- Lukla –KTM) and domestic airport tax
  • Cargo of camping loads both ways
  • All airport/hotel/airport transfers by private vehicles
  • An Experience Trek Guide
  • Cook Kitchen boys & Helper as necessary
  • Support Sherpa staffs on 1:3 ratios
  • A required number of porters
  • All meals quality and hygienic (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • All hot drinks and beverages (boiled water, tea, coffee, hot chocolate, juice)
  • Single sleeping tent with form mattress to each client
  • All Kitchen & Camping equipment
  • Group first aid kits
  • Medical Oxygen with a mask set
  • Insurance of all local team members
  • Equipment for porters
  • Half-day world heritage sites tour with guide & private transport Group celebration meal after trek (cost didn’t add)
  • Our guide will carry a comprehensive medical kit including high altitude sickness tablets
Exclude
  • Medical/personal high-risk insurance,
  • International departure tax
  • Personal trek gears
  • Major meals in Kathmandu
  • Cost of personal expenses
  • Tips for the Guide, porters & local staffs
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