Everest Base Camp - Chola Pass- Gokyo Trek

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 15 days
  • tour type Private and Group
  • age requirement 5-79 yrs
  • max group size 10
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Maximum altitude 5550 meters
  • Tour Code BM-288
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  • Operated in English, Nepali
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Explore Sherpa museum and Saturday market in Namche Bazar.
  • Panoramic view from National park head quarters and from the Everest view hotel.
  • Experience Sherpa culture and glance of Yeti head in Khumjung village.
  • Visit Tengboche monastery, Sunrise view from Kalapathar and Gokyo Ri.
This is an adventure trek where you will be experiencing the high Himalayas of Nepal, Everest Base Camp and cross the Cho-la Pass at 5,000+ meters.

The combination of Everest Base Camp, close views of Mt. Everest, the beautiful Gokyo valley and the famous view points of Kalapatthar and Gokyo Ri make this trek one of the best treks in Nepal.

On this trek you will get to experience the following majestic peaks in Nepal Mt. Everest at 8,848 m, Lhotse at 8,516 m, Mt. Makalu at 8,485 m, Mt. Cho-Oyu at 8,201 m, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam etc. You will also get to see amazing valleys and glaciers.

We are looking forward to show you Nepal, and take you on one of Nepal's best treks. This trek requires that you are in good physical shape, able to walk 6 hours a day. If you are in doubts to your physical ability we always recommend bringing a porter as it will make it much easier for you.
  • Day 1: Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding(2610m)
  • Day 2: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
  • Day 3: Acclimatization day at Namche.
  • Day 4: Trek to Tengboche (3790m).
  • Day 5: Trek to Dingboche (4350m).
  • Day 6: Day trip to Chhukung valley and back to Dingboche.
  • Day 7: Trek to Lobuche (4950m).
  • Day 8: Trek to Everest base camp via Gorekshep.
  • Day 9: Early morning climb up to Kalapather and then Dzongla
  • Day 10: Cross Cho la pass (5420m) trek down to Tagnag(4600m)
  • Day 11: Trek to Gokyo (4800m) visit fifth lake back to Gokyo.
  • Day 12: Sunrise hiking up to Gokyo Ri then trek to Dole(4200m)
  • Day 13: Trek to Namche bazaar.
  • Day 14: Trek down to Lukla.
  • Day 15: Fly back to Kathmandu.
  • A highly experienced, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly , Well trained English speaking, Government License holder guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
  • A Strong, helpful porter with proper equipment (one porter for two people).
  • Three meals a day including tea and coffee during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) including fresh fruit in the evening.
  • Trekking lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • Sagarmatha National Park entry permit & Khumbu Pashang Lhamu Rural Municipality fees.
  • Flight from Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu) with airport transfer.
  • Comprehensive medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service, which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Use of sleeping bag, down Jacket and walking Poles (if you don’t have your own, To be return after trip completed). Using these 3 items you pay $10 USD each as maintenance and washing charge.
  • Nepal Eco Adventure T-shirt and cap as souvenir, after trek complete Adventure certificate. Government taxes and official expenses.
  • Government taxes and official expenses.
  • Oxymeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate( Very useful to check Altitude sickness symptom)
  • Everest base camp Gokyo trekking map.
  • Assistant guide group size above 6+ person.
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Single room on the Trek
  • Helicopter Kathmandu-Lukla
  • Helicopter Lukla -Kathmandu
  • Lodge Upgrade
  • Nepal visa fee $50 USD for 30 days visa on arrival.
  • Hotel and meal in kathmandu.
  • Your Travel and medical insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic cold and hot drinks on trek (i.e.. those you choose to purchase along the way and during evenings in the Tea Houses).
  • All desserts, sweets like chocolate, cake, pie, pudding,
  • Hot shower and battery charging during the trekking.
  • Tips for trekking staff (Tipping is expected).
4.9 - Excellent
Based on 45 reviews
  • Kane Hernandez
  • From USA
  • On Nov 13 2023
5 - Excellent
  • Deniz Ar
  • From Germany
  • On Oct 23 2023
5 - Excellent
  • Miles Cresswell-turner
  • From England
  • On May 23 2022
5 - Excellent
Post Covid Everets Base Camp
One of the best treks of my life...and I have done >100!Ever changing mountain backdrop with countless >8000m snowcapped peaks and a blue sky to die for. Apart from the odd bit, the trekking was never too hard, and the tea... Read more
  • Sandra Fernandez Fernandez
  • From Spain
  • On May 12 2022
5 - Excellent
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Other Practical InformationEssential Equipment for Trekking in Nepal. Warm backpacking sleeping bag comfort temperature up to -15 degree Celsius. Comfortable hiking boots. Make sure they are tried and tested before you go. Spare boot laces. Lightweight trainers/shoes for wear in lodges. Waterproof jacket. Waterproof trousers. Fleece jacket. Down jacket. Fleece/sweater Light-weight fleece or wool vests. Long or short-sleeved shirt; often more comfortable to wear than a fleece vest or T-shirt. Warm hiking trousers. Underwear. Warm hat (can be purchased in Kathmandu for a couple of pounds). Wide rimmed sun hat. 2 – 3 pairs good quality walking socks. Warm gloves or mitts. Large rucksack or Duffel bag. (55 to 70 liters) Rucksack liner or thick bin bag. Day sack. (25 to 40 liters) Dark sunglasses. High factor sun-cream. Lip balm preferably with sun bloc. Ear plugs. (Walls in lodges are very thin) Head torch/torch and spare batteries. 1 liter 2 water bottle. Water purification kit. (On trek you will need to drink 3 – 4 liters of fluids each day) Toiletries. Small hand towel. (Do not bring large towel. They are bulky and heavy) Toilet paper. (You can buy poor quality paper along the route) ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Non essential but recommended Equipment. Walking or hiking pole(s). Light-weight windproof jacket. Neck warmer. Sleeping bag liner. Wet wipes Length of string or para-cord. (12 feet) Half a dozen clothes pegs. Safety pins. (For attaching wet washing to rucksack to dry while trekking) Plastic bags; shop carrier bags. These come in handy for a myriad of uses. Shorts. Camera. (Can recharge batteries for a small cost in lodges) Binoculars. Book/games/cards etc. Travel diary. Hand cleansing gel. After-sun/moisturizer.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • How much money do I need to bring with me?

    Your personal budget obviously depends on your spending habits and what is included in your trip cost. If accommodation is included, but meals are not, we would suggest that you bring around 30 USD per day per person for meals. Having a hot shower or charging your device sometimes costs extra. There are also sometimes small crafts/souvenirs to buy along the trekking route which you may want to bring extra money for. Also, consider whether you would be staying in Kathmandu or Pokhara before or after your trek.

  • Is quarantine in Nepal in effect for arriving visitors?

    There are no quarantine requirements in Nepal for arriving visitors at the moment.

  • How much should my backpack weigh?

    A properly packed backpack (not including your day pack) should ideally not weigh more than 13 kg. It is also important to note that if you are taking a flight to the start of your trek, many smaller aircraft have weight restrictions. For example, if you are flying from Kathmandu to Lukla, you are only allowed 10kg of checked luggage, and 5 kg of hand baggage. Thus, in case of a small flight, you should ideally pack a 10 kg backpack for checked luggage, and then add 5 kg in your hand baggage. You can then re-shuffel the weigt once you start your trek at the trailhead.  

  • Do I need a porter?

    The decision to hire a porter is up to you and usually based on your fitness level and/or budget. One porter can be shared between two people and can carry up to 25 kg. Many trekkers hire a porter to have a more comfortable trek.

  • Do I require a porter for carrying water?

    On most popular treks you can expect plenty of places where you can refill your water bottle, meaning you don’t need to carry a huge water supply with you. Bring an extra bottle of water if you are concerned. If you already have a porter, you can ask him/her to carry water as long as it is within the weight limit. Another option is to carry water purification tablets or LifeStraw, both of which can be found in Kathmandu.

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