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Everest Region trekking

Gokyo Ri, Chola Pass, Everest Base Camp Trek-19 Days

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Gokyo Ri, Chola Pass, Everest Base Camp Trek-19 Days trekking gives you a complete picture of Khumbu Region trekking that exists in the lap of Mt. Everest (8848m).Himalayan Wild Treks Pvt. Ltd in Kathmandu Nepal provides the most reasonable cost and time-flexible itinerary proving itself to be one of the most reliant trekking agencies in Nepal for Gokyo Ri Chola Pass Everest Base Camp – 19 Days and any other trekking. Starting at Lukla, the trekking proceeds ahead towards Namche (3440m) famous as the gateway to Mt. Everest.

After an acclimatization at Namche, the trekking proceeds ahead  towards Gokyo Ri ( 5483m), a famous viewpoint  where you can vist glacial Gokyo Lake and majestic vista of the world’s highest peak Mount Everest(8,848m) including Makalu(8485m), Lhotse (8516m), and Cho Oyu(8201m). Trekkers even might like to visit Gokyo Lakes (5420m) that is truly mesmeric. Advancing forwards, the trekkers will hike ahead via Chola pass(5420m ) , from where trekkers can have a close up view of Mt. Everest and Lobuche (4930m), a picturesque settlement. As the trail  advances via Gorak Sep(5140) which  a small Himalayan Settlement encapsulated by world heritage site Sagarmatha National Park (6000m) that covers 124,400 hectares of the region and offers the rarest of the flora and fauna in the world.The trekking then continues towards Kalapathar(5545m), that is an ascent from Gorakshep (5140m). Kala patthar is a black rocky mountain that stands as a notable landmark that offers the most classic view of Mt. Everest. Thereafter the  trail continues towards Tengboche(3867m), from where trekkers can have a mesmerizing view of mountain like Nuptse (7861m), Everest(8848m), Lhotse(8516m), Thamserku (6623m) and Ama Dablam(6812m).

At the Everest Base Camp the temperature falls low from the mid December till the last of the January . At the summit the approximate temperature fluctuates around -37*C and at the base camp it is around – 17*C and as Chola Pass and Gokyo ri are compared, they have slightly lower but fluctuating temperature.

 

Himalayan Wild Treks Pvt. Ltd is one of the prominent trekking agencies in Nepal with group of experienced and committed professionals. Do grant us opportunity to be a mediator in your life time adventure of Gokyo Ri Chola Pass Everest Base Camp – 19 Days.
Itinerary for Gokyo Ri, Chola Pass, Everest Bace Camp Trek
Day 1 : Arrival at Kathmandu

Day 2 : At Kathmandu: sightseeing and trek preparation
Day 3 : Flyto Lukla (2,800mm/9,184ft), trek to Phakding (2,652m/8700ft):3-4 hours
Day 4 : Trek to Namche Bazar (3,440 m/11,283 ft): 5 - 6 hours
Day 5 : At Namche Bazar: Acclimatization
Day 6 : Hiking to Phortse Tanga (3810 m/ 12,496 ft): 5 - 6 hours
Day 7 : Hiking to Dole (4200m) 4-5 hours
Day 8 : Hiking to Machermo (4,470 m/ 14,663 ft): 4-5 hours
Day 9 : Arrive at Gokyo
(4800 m/15,744 ft): 5 - 6 hours
Day 10 : Gokyo Valley: Climb Gokyo Ri (5357 m/17,570 ft) and hike to fifth lakes: 5 - 6 hours
Day 11 : Trek to Thanknak (4950M.) 3-4 hours

Day 12:To Dzongla (4830m.) via Chho Laa Pass 6-7 hours
Day 13 : To Lobuche (4920m) 4-5 hours
Day 14 : To Trek to Gorakshep (5160m.) 4 – hours

Day 15 : To Kala Excursion to Kalapatther (5550m) Day 16 : Return trip: To Tengboche (3900m) 5 and 1/2 hours walk.

Day 16: Return trip: To Manju ( 6-7 hours)
Day 17 : Return trip: To Lukla ( 4-5 hours)
Day 18 : Return flight to Kathmandu
Day 19 : Departure


Accommodation in Kathmandu and Trekking
The team will take an accommodation in a three star hotel in Kathmandu. Nirvana Hotel will be the right choice for that matter, where the accommodations are available in double-shared basis. However, single supplement with slightly increased price can be provided depending on the demand of an individual. Himalayan Wild Treks can arrange rooms with attached bathrooms that have cold and hot water running 24/7 for shower and other purposes. However, there are teahouses that have shared washing and toilet arrangements during the trekking. Also, it is worth noting that single rooms are rare to find at higher elevations.


Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
This trek being a moderate of sort requires a good health of a person with ability to walk on the trail for at least five to seven hours carrying a light backpack. Walking at higher elevations require more physical stamina than at lower elevations but since this is an average route anyone with good health, willingness to walk and passion for travel can enjoy it. For the warm up, physical orientation needed for this elevation can be gained through various exercises that can be done prior to the commencement of the journey. In addition to the sound condition of heart, lung and entire setting of a body, past hiking experiences will be a plus point. Besides, it is advisable that those with any past health problems have to make sure that are medically able to walk on the trail. It is also advised that you inform Himalayan Wild Treks of any conditions before booking the trek.


Meals in Gokyo Ri, Chola Pass, Everest Base Camp Trekking
Typical Nepalese food is the specialty we will relish on our journey in addition to the international cuisine that is Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian and so on. Breakfast and dinner will be provided according to menu that is in the lodge or a guest house. As for the lunch, it will be provided on the way to the next destination. All meals including breakfast, lunch and dinner, will be provided during trekking while only breakfast will be available in Kathmandu and Pokhara. There will also be welcome and farewell dinners.


Best Time to Travel Gokyo Ri, Chola Pass, Everest Base Camp Trekking
As for the propitious seasons to carry out the trekking in the Everest Region, the suggestable time would be September to November and March to May. During these times, the visit will be showered with the arcane beauty of the nature and the outstanding landscape views. To avoid the traffic, you can choose any of the times from December to February. It is also to be informed that during the winter the temperature here goes down low that poses challenges to the travelers. Except for botanists, the trekking in this region in monsoon or summer that is from June to August can be impacted by the rain.

 

Highlights of Gokyo Ri, Chola Pass, Everest Base Camp Trek
The trekking starts with a sightseeing of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu and a flight over the mesmerizing Himalayan ranges to Tenjing Hillary Airport at Lukla intersecting with Sagarmatha National Park  renders an alpine path to Namche, a Sherpa settlement , known as the Gateway to Everest. The tourists adore Gokyo Ri, from where the crystal clear view of pristine and turquoise Gokyo Lake and several mountains including Mount Everest fills the heart with pleasure and tranquility. Having viewed Ngozumpa glacier, the longest glacier in the world(36 km) Gokyo ri , reaching out to Gorak Sep and visiting Kala Patthar for the famous mountain views including the  best close up view of Mount Everest fills the soul with satisfaction. A hike to Everest Base Camp gives the best impression of being in the courtyard of the world’s highest mountain. On the return, you will come across famous tourist settlements Lobuche, Dingboche and Tenboche, famous for Tengboche Monastery, mountain views including one of the top ten most beautiful mountains Ama Dablam. The hike en route to Lukla via Namche remains unforgettable.


What to Bring 

The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The packed weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG.
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Waterproof overtrousers / rainpants, Baselayer Hiking boots Socks,Trekking trousers / pants, shirts, Casual shirt and/or T-shirts, Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater, Waterproof jacket, Sunhat Warm hat, Sunglasses, Thermal gloves, Warm and waterproof over gloves or mittens, Headtorch/Headlamp with spare bulb and batteries, Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.), Water bottles 1 L. Antibacterial handwash, Small towel Daypack,25/30Litres, Trekking poles, Sleeping bag 4 or 5 season * (rated down to – 20ºC), Warm jacket (down)*

Medical
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Small, personal first-aid kit. (Simple and light)
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Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
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1 skin-blister repair kit 
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Anti-diarrhea pill
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Anti-headache pills
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Cough and/or cold medicine
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Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide 
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Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc.
-Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.-
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Water purification tablets or water filter
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1 set of earplugs Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies.
Note: Walking pole, down jacket, sleeping bag, etc available on hire in Kathmandu or request we will provide it. NOTES Trip cost will vary depending on numbers of travelers, duration/days of trek, standard of hotel in Kathmandu before & after the trip. Please contact us to GET a Custom Quote.

 

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu

You will touch down in Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. Our staffs will come to pick you up. Thereafter you will be driven to your hotel.

Day 02 : Sightseeing and preparation for the trekking
On this day you will be driving around Kathmandu Valley. You will be enjoying sightseeing of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Thereafter, if you have a spare time, you can do shopping and take a short walk around the city.

Day 03 : Flight to Lukla and hiking to Phakding
You will have a scenic flight to Lukla(2860m) from Kathmandu

The flight takes about forty minutes. On the same day, you will trek to Phakding(2652m), which is three to four hours walking distance from Lukla.

Day 04 : Trekking to Namche Bazar(3440m) from Phakding(2652m)
Namche Bazar doesn't need an introduction as it is a world-famous Sherpa settlement. Namche Bazar is also known as the Gateway to Everest(8848m), the top of the world.

Day 05 : Acclimatization day at Namche Bazar.
On this day, you will take a hike around for the physical adaptation to the altitude. You will hike up to the Hotel Everest View and return. In addition, you can also do shopping on this day.

Day 06 : On this day you will set for Phortse Tanga (3810m) from Namche
Located at 3810 meters Phortse Tanga is about five to six hours from Namche. You leave behind way to Gokyo, while enjoying beautiful view of beautiful Amadablam and other mountain views.

Day 07 : Hiking from Phortse Tanga to Dole (4200m)
On this day, you will hike up to Dole(4200m) from Phortse Tanga. The walk may consists of four to five hours for physically fit hikers. There is a river that has to be crossed. Waterfalls rushing through ice-clad hills mesmerize you. The day can be windy and relatively colder as you are gaining altitude.

Day 08 : Hiking from Dole to Machhermo (4470m)
On this day, you will hike from Dole to Machhermo which takes you about four to five hours. On the way you will enjoy the view of sky-touching mountians, beautiful settlements and yaks grazing. Mountains hanging over the clouds will take your breath away. Prayer flags that flutter in the wind dances to the music of your heart.

Day 09 : Hiking from Machhermo, arriving at Gokyo(4800m)
As you hikd to Gokyo from Machhermo, you will come across glacial rivers. There are plenty of mountain views and beautifully carved mani stones with prayer flags fluttering over. It will take you about five to six hours to arrive at Gokyo. Glistening mountain views including Mt. Everest above Gokyo Lake is spectacular beyond words.

Day 10 : Climbing Gokyo Ri from Gokyo Valley - Hike to fifth lakes
We climb Gokyo Ri from Gokyo Valley followed by a hiking to fith lakes. The entire hiking takes approximately five to six hours. The view of the glaciers and mountains from Gokyo Ri is indescribably spectacular. The visit to fifth lakes leaves indelible imprint in the minds.

Day 11 : Hiking from Gokyo to Thangnak(4950m)
On this day, we retrace to Thangnak from Gokyo Ri which will take you approximately three to four hours. Situated at 490m, Thangnak has a paraphernalia of natural gifts to offer in terms of scenery and altitude.

Day 12 : Hiking from Thangnak to Dzong La(4830m) via Cho La Pass Crossing Cho La Pass is today's highlight. There are icy sections on the way. Even Chola Pass has to be crossed glacier and the paths are paved with loose pieces of stone. Be careful while walking. It might take us approximately six to seven hours to arrive at Dzongla.

Day 13 : Dzongla to Lobuche (4920m)
The path is very short and easy as the trail is straight. A way that leads from Dingboche touches our Path as we are close to Lobuche. Today's walk will be no longer than three to four hours because the most part of the trail is horizontal.

Day 14 : Hiking from Lobuche to Gorak Sep
The path proceeds horizontally straight. While walking past Khumbu glacier we can see Nuptse, Pumori, Kala Pathar in the Khumbu mountain range. It will take us about four hours. This is the last settlement in the entire course of trekking to EBC. Early in the morning We wake up at Lobuche, go to Everest Base Camp and return to Gorak Sep.

Day 15 :  Kala Pathhar early in the morning and descend to Dingboche. On this day, you will devour the full-fledged view of  Mt. Everest from the closest distace. It seems as if you are able to touch the Everest which is actually miles away. The excitement of the return is in the air.

Day 16 : Hiking from Tengboche to Monjo (2835m)
On this day, we head to Tengboche (3900m) from Dingboche which takes about five hours of walk. On the trail, you will enjoy the beautiful views of mountains, pastures and settlements. Yaks purchasing goods can be encountered on the trail.

Day 17 : Hiking from Monjo to Lukla (2860m)
On this day, we will take a path to Lukla from Monjo. The distance from Lukla to Monjo is about thirteen kilometers and it might take us four to five hours to cover the entire distance. Both Monjo and Lukla are strikingly beautiful Sherpa settlements in Solukhumbu.

Day 18 : Return to Kathmandu from Lukla
After a celebratory ending of the trekking at a beautiful city Lukla, we take off Tenzing Hillary Airport for Kathmandu the next morning.

Day 19 : Departure
This is your departure day. You will fly off to your homeland with the beautiful memories from the trekking.

Included in the Cost

Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
Teahouse accommodation during the trek
All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
Welcome and farewell dinners
All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla-Kathmandu)
Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
An experienced, English-speaking and government licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
Himalayan Wild Treks trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take
All necessary paperwork and trekking permits -(National Park Permit, TIMS)
Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
All government and local taxes

 

Not Included in the Cost

Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
International flights
Travel and rescue insurance
Cold Drinks and Alcohol
Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver

 

 

 

What to Bring ?

The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The packed weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG.

  • Waterproof overtrousers / rainpants
  • Baselayer Hiking boots Socks
  • Trekking trousers / pants
  • shirts
  • Casual shirt and/or T-shirts
  • Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Sunhat Warm hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Thermal gloves
  • Warm and waterproof over gloves or mittens
  • Headtorch/Headlamp with spare bulb and batteries
  • Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
  • Water bottles 1 L. Antibacterial handwash
  • Small towel Daypack,25/30Litres
  • Trekking poles
  • Sleeping bag 4 or 5 season * (rated down to – 20ºC)
  • Warm jacket (down)*

 

Medical

  • Small, personal first-aid kit. (Simple and light)
  • Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
  • 1 skin-blister repair kit
  • Anti-diarrhea pills
  • Anti-headache pills
  • Cough and/or cold medicine
  • Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide
  • Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc.
  • Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.
  •  Water purification tablets or water filter
  • 1 set of earplugs Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies.

Note: Walking pole, down jacket, sleeping bag, etc available on hire in Kathmandu or request we will provide it. NOTES Trip cost will vary depending on numbers of travelers, duration/days of trek, standard of hotel in Kathmandu before & after the trip. Please contact us to GET a Custom Quote.

 

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Trip's Quick Facts

Cost Amount: USD$:1850
Duration: 19 Days
Seasons : Spring and Autumn
Type: Moderate
Activities : Hiking- Trekking - sightseeing
No. of Pax : 01-15
Maximum Access : Gokyo Ri, Chola-pass, kalapather, Everest Base Camp
Starts From : Lukla - Phaplu
Ends at : Lukla

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World Famous Sherpa villages/ people and cultures 
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Most visited places Gokyo/ Everest base camp and rest of places 

 

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