The Everest base camp and Gokyo lake trek, also known as Cho La Pass trek, is one of the most adventurous treks in the Everest Himalayas. The trek follows the Everest Base Camp route for the first few days and then heads out to the Cho La Pass at 5330 meters and Gokyo. This is a unique trek that encompasses visits to Lukla, Namche Bazaar, the beautiful waters of the Gokyo Lakes and the heights of Cho La Pass, Kala Patthar and Mount Everest Base Camp.
It leads you through traditional Sherpa villages in the foothills of some the highest peaks in the world. The route also crosses the fast flowing Dudh Koshi River and visits its source; the Gokyo Lakes, where you will also have the opportunity to summit Gokyo Peak (5483 meters) offering astonishing, panoramic views of Mt. Cho Oyo, Mt. Everest and Mt. Makalu.
The route also heads to Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar, another chance to summit a Himalayan peak to achieve unparalleled views of Mount Everest and the surrounding mountain giants.
Icefalls, glaciers, the world’s highest Buddhist monastery at Tyagnboche and unimaginable views of some of the world’s “eight thousanders” are all on offer on this truly spectacular trekking route. You will return home having accomplished the ascent of two peaks, challenging trails and reaching the base of the highest mountain in the world, all whilst witnessing some of the most captivating scenery, insurmountable anywhere else in the world.
We kindly refer to the Itinerary tab for a Day-by-Day overview of this tour.