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Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lakes and Cho La Pass is one of the most adventurous and beautiful treks of the Everest region. This trek requires some good fitness, acclimatization, and technical skills.
Throughout the journey, you will be blessed with the marvelous peaks of the Everest region. You can also see several of the highest mountains in the world, reaching the sky including Mt. Everest(8,848m), Kanchenjunga(8,586m), Lhotse(8516m), Makalu(8,481m), Nuptse(7,861m), and many more.
Everest Base Camp trek via Gokyo and Cho La pass starts with a short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. From Lukla, our trek starts towards Namche which is one of the famous towns of the Everest region.
In Namche Bazaar, we’ll have our first acclimatization at a high altitude. Now our trail walks on the Everest Base Camp and summits the KalaPatthar through the famous Tengboche Monastery.
From Kalapatthar enjoy the 360-degree snow-capped mountain view. You can perceive the marvelous view of Mt. Everest and its neighboring mountains. Now you’ll cross the trek to Gokyo valley crossing the path of Cho La.
You will visit all the high valleys of Khumbu and explore the upper valley of Gokyo. Also observe the longest glacier in Nepal, Ngozumpa Glacier. Now we’ll head to Gokyo Lake and enjoy the views of stunning snow-covered peaks of the Khumbu region.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu and Evening welcome Dinner
Day 02: Flight to Lukla (2,642m/ 8,668ft) and trek to Phakding (2,562m/ 8,700m): 35min flight, 8km, 3-4 hrs trek
Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar: (3,340m/ 11280ft), 5-6 hrs
Day 04: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar
Day 05: Namche Bazaar to Phortse Thanga: (3,680m/ 12,074ft), 5-6 hrs
Day 06: Phortse Thanga to Machhermo: (4,470m/ 14,666ft), 4-5 hrs
Day 07: Machhermo to Gokyo: (4,800m/ 15,749ft), 4-5 hrs
Day 08: Acclimatization day at Gokyo
Day 09: Gokyo to Thagnak: (4,750m/ 15,585ft), 4-5 hrs
Day 10: Thagnak to Dzongla: (5,367m/ 17,609ft), 7-8 hrs
Day 11: Dzongla to Lobuche: (4,940m/ 16,208ft), 2-3 hrs
Day 12: Lobuche to Gorak Shep, visit Everest Base Camp: (5,3364m/ 17,599ft), 6-7 hrs
Day 13: Gorak Shep to Pheriche: (5,545m/ 18,193ft), 7-8 hrs
Day 14: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar: (3,438m/ 11,280ft), 6-7hrs
Day 15: Namche Bazaar to Lukla: (2,800m/ 9,187ft), 5-6 hrs
Day 16: Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 17: Transfer to Airport for your onward destination