Gokyo Lake and Everest Base Camp + Cho La Pass

  • Best price guaranteed
  • No booking fees
  • E-ticket/Mobile voucher
  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • tour type Private Tour
  • age requirement 10+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Maximum altitude 5545 meters
  • Trek difficulty Hard
map
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu , Nepal
  • +12
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Check out stunning snowcapped peaks such as Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and more.
  • Trek through two of world's greatest glaciers Ngojumpa and Khumbu.
  • Visit the most popular monastery in Nepal Tyangboche
  • Discover the fascinating natural beauty surrounding Lake Gokyo.
This Gokyo and Everest Base Camp trek + Cho La Pass tour is the most popular trek for those wanting to enjoy the best experience of the Himalayas. The key highlight of this trek can be seen when you climb up to Gokyo Lake and Gokyo Ri, the Fifth Lake and Kala Patthar for some of the best views of the greatest mountainscapes in the world.

The captivating sunrise views against snow capped-peaks over the Khumbu Glacier are an extraordinary sight that can be seen from the peak of Kala Patthar. Also, you will be rewarded with a 360-degree imagery of some of the immense peaks such as Mt. Pumori (7169m), the Tibetan peak Changtse, Lhotse (8516m) and Nuptse (7861m). As an added bonus, ,you will have a chance to explore the culture and lifestyle of legendary Sherpas.

Upon arrival at Lukla airport (2850m), the trail continues along the Dudh Koshi River which flows down the narrow ravines. Sacred stones, prayer flags, chortens will be seen en-route to Everest. You also get to see popular Himalayan animals such as the Himalayan Thar, mountain goats, musk deer and shaggy-coated yak while trekking.

This trek takes you to the stunning region of Everest, an experience that you must experience in your lifetime. Enjoy striking views of the great Mount Everest, explore unique Sherpa culture, visit Namche Bazaar, Tyangboche Monastery, go up to the Gokyo Lake, Fifth Lake, Gokyo Ri, and forever remember the time you stepped foot into Everest Base Camp, making you one of the few lucky souls who managed to see the roof of the world from up close.
Customer reviews
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 15 reviews
Everest Basecamp/Gokyo Trek
5 - Excellent
  • Juergen Sattler
  • From USA
  • On Nov 03 2019
“We booked an Everest/Gokyo Lake trek with Unique Adventures and could not have been more pleased. All communication with Chris and Khum, the owners of Unique, were very easy through email and every question we had was answered promptly.

Even during our trek, when we needed assistance, Chris was always there for us. We ran into issues with our flight to Lukla (airport had been closed for days) and we inquired if there was any chance to hire a helicopter to fly us to Lukla, so we could start our trek. Within two hours we were on board a helicopter and on our way (of course we paid for this flight out of our own pockets).

Trekking in the Himalayas went off without a hitch and we had a wonderful time.

Before and after our trek, Unique Adventures organized city tours of Kathmandu for us. We always had very knowledgeable guides who educated us in Nepalese culture and religion (we highly recommend Shankar Bhattarai as your city guide, you can email him at expertnepaltourguide@gmail.com).

Chris even met us for breakfast a couple of times at our hotel in Kathmandu, just to say hello.

We highly recommend Unique Adventures for all your Himalaya adventures.”
Beautiful views
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From UK
  • On May 20 2019
“Absolutely incredible trek. Great views and not so overcrowded. If you like to get away from all the people and walk in peace and quiet this is a great route. Challenging although not to difficult, the climbs of Kala Patthar and Gokyo Ri were excellent.”
EBC and Gokyo Lake
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • On Dec 08 2018
“Very well organized trek with great guide and porters. We had no problems during the whole trip.”
Super​ stunning view
4 - Very Good
  • Navapon​ Plodprong
  • From Thailand
  • On Oct 08 2018
“There are super​ stunning​ view​ on​ Chola pass​ and​ Gokyo lake.​ And​ when​ you​ in​ Gorakshep near​ EBC you​ can​ see​ a​ beautiful​ view of​ Mt.​Everest”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding
  • Day 2: Trek to Namche Bazaar
  • Day 3: Stay at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization
  • Day 4: Trek to Dole
  • Day 5: Trek to Machhermo
  • Day 6: Trek to Gokyo Lake
  • Day 7: Day hike to Fifth Lake and back to Gokyo Lake
  • Day 8: Climb Gokyo Ri and trek to Thangnak
  • Day 9: Trek to Dzong La after crossing Cho La Pass
  • Day 10: Trek to Gorakhshep
  • Day 11: Trek to Everest Base Camp and back to Gorakshep
  • Day 12: Trek to Kalapatthar and back down to Pheriche
  • Day 13: Trek to Namche Bazaar via Tyangboche Monastery
  • Day 14: Trek to Lukla
  • Day 15: Fly back to Kathmandu
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Airport pick up and drop off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu (International and domestic both).
  • Pre-trek meeting.
  • Unique Adventure sleeping bag and down jacket and duffel bag.
  • First aid medical kit, Oxymeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude.
  • 1 professional, licensed and English speaking mountain guide.
  • Well experienced English speaking assistant guide if the group size exceeds 5+ persons.
  • Full board meal during the trek (Main course - breakfast, lunch and dinner).
  • Guesthouse accommodation during the trek.
  • Worst case, help with all rescue and evacuation arrangements.
  • Domestic flight Kathmandu / Ramechhap - Lukla - Kathmandu / Ramechhap inclusive with all taxes and transfers.
  • All necessary trekking permits: Sagarmatha National Park and Khumbu Pashang Lhamu Rural Municipality fee.
  • All applicable taxes as per the government rules and regulations.
  • All organisational requirements.
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Porter
  • Hotel in KTM/Night
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Nepal Visa (USD 25 for 15 days or USD 40 for 30 days).
  • Your international flight to and from Nepal.
  • Travel insurance (for helicopter evacuation if needed whilst trekking).
  • Hotels in Kathmandu.
  • Porters to carry luggage (you can add a porter when booking).
  • Bar and beverage bills, tea / coffee / drinking water. Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, internet, battery charger, hot shower etc
  • Tips for guide, porter, driver.
Why Book with Bookmundi
  • Save +US$ 43 in Travel Credits on your next booking.
  • Excellent Customer Service. Our Travel Experts are ready to help you 24/7.
  • Best Price Guaranteed.
  • No Credit Card or Booking fees.
  • 100% Financial protection.
  • 100% qualified and hand-picked tour partners.
  • +25,000 customer reviews, with an average rating of 4.9 of 5.0 possible.
  • Read more reasons to book with Bookmundiless
What are customers saying about Bookmundi
Excellent
4.72 Average 265 Reviews
GOOD TO KNOW
NOTE: 1. Lukla flight based from Ramechhap Airport Dear Guests! This is to inform all of you that Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) has issued a NOTAM for Taxiway Maintenance due to which Kathmandu Airport will be closed from 22:30 hours to 6:30 hour everyday effective from September 01, 2019 to December 31, 2019. During the above mentioned period there will be more traffic congestion at Kathmandu Airport which leads to Air Traffic Hold, flight delay and high possibility for flight cancellation due to flight startup queue, therefore for smooth operation of Lukla flights, all the airlines will be operating Lukla flight from Ramechhap Airport effective October 01, 2019 to December 31, 2019. Ramechhap is located in the Tamakoshi River Valley, the capital of Ramechhap District at an altitude of 474 meter. It is located 132 kms east of Kathmandu and takes about 4 hours by drive from Kathmandu. Thank you for your support and apology for the inconvenience caused by this which is beyond our control. Alternatively, if you prefer to ride helicopter to/from Lukla based from Kathmandu avoiding long drive to/from Ramechhap can be arranged upon request paying additional fees. 2. In a worst-case scenario, if the flight from Kathmandu / Ramechhap to Lukla, or Lukla to Kathmandu / Ramechhap is delayed or cancelled due to bad weather, we can always transfer you to a next day ticket. However, in case you’re on a tight schedule time-wise, we can charter in a helicopter at additional fees. Recommended gear: Waterproof jackets Warm fleece jackets, jerseys, pullovers Good boots, either light-weight trekking boots or light leather boots Sleeping bags (preferably those rated -20 degree Celsius. You can rent them in Kathmandu) A comfortable day pack, preferably with a waistband Fleece wind-stopper jackets (optional) Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jackets Down vests and/or jackets (optional) Lightweight gloves Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer Sun hats/scarfs Light balaclavas/warm fleece hats Sunglasses with UV protection T-shirts Underwear Hiking shorts Lightweight cotton long pants Light, expedition-weight thermal bottoms Fleece or woollen pants Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants Thin, lightweight inner socks Thick, warm wool hiking socks Hiking boots with spare laces Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) Other necessary equipment: Headlamps (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries Small pad or combination lock-to-lock trek bag Basic first aid kits (We also provide a comprehensive first aid medical kit and oxymeter to the head guide) Large plastic bags to keep items dry inside your trekking bag Day packs (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches) Water bottles (2 bottles recommended) Toiletries Small wash towels
CANCELLATION Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.
NEED HELP OR HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT THIS TOUR?
If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.
Jane Andersen Customer Service, Bookmundi
Looking for custom-made trip to Nepal? Chat with a local travel specialist who can help organize your trip.
START HERE
Want a custom-made trip?