Trip Overview

Highlights

The Cho-la Pass Trekking to Gokyo Lake and Everest Base Camp takes you into the heart of the mountains and the culture of the Everest region to the foot of the great peak itself. This adventure combines the two routes to Gokyo and Base Camp by crossing Ngozumpa Glacier and Cho-la Pass. Enjoy the breathtaking views of Everest including several other similar peaks and explore the Buddhists monasteries located at the worlds highest elevation. 

Fast Fact
Trek Days 11
Total Days in Nepal 20
Maximum Elevation 5545 meters
Trek Grade Difficult
Accommodation Lodge / Camping

 

Things To Do

Itinerary & Map

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  • 1
    Arrive in Kathmandu

    Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel and welcome dinner in the evening.

  • 2
    Sightseeing

    Sightseeing in Kathmandu and preparation for the trek.

  • 3
    Fly from Kathmandu

    Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2800m) - 40 minutes and commence trek to Phakding (2600m) - 3h.

  • 4
    Phakding - Namche Bazar

    Phakding - Namche Bazaar (3450m) - 6h30.

  • 5
    Acclimatization

    Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar.

  • 6
    Namche Bazaar - Phortse Thanga

    Namche Bazaar - Phortse Thanga (3680m) - 6 h.

  • 7
    Phortse Thanga - Machhermo

    Phortse Thanga - Machhermo (4470m) - 6h.

  • 8
    Macchermo - Gokyo

    Macchermo - Gokyo (4750m) - 5h.

  • 9
    Rest day in Gokyo

    Rest day in Gokyo. Ascent of Gokyo Ri (5483m).

  • 10
    Gokyo - Dragnag

    Gokyo - Dragnag (4700m) - 4h.

  • 11
    Dragnag - Dzonghla

    Dragnag - Dzonghla (4830m) via Cho-la Pass (5420m) - 6h.

  • 12
    Dzonghla - Lobuche

    Dzonghla - Lobuche (4930m) - 6h30.

  • 13
    Lobuche - Gorakhshep

    Lobuche - Gorakhshep (5200m) - 4h. Exploration to Everest Base Camp (5300m).

  • 14
    Gorakhshep - Kalapattar

    Gorakhshep - Kalapattar (5545m) - Lobuche - 6h30.

  • 15
    Lobuche - Pangboche

    Lobuche - Pangboche (3990m) - 5h.

  • 16
    Pangboche - Namche Bazaar

    Pangboche - Namche Bazaar - 6h.

  • 17
    Pangboche - Namche Bazaar

    Pangboche - Namche Bazaar - 6h.

  • 18
    Lukla to Kathmandu.

    Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu - 40 minutes.

  • 19
    Farewell time

    Free day and farewell dinner in the evening.

  • 20
    Final departure

    Depart to airport

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