Gokyo Cho La Pass Trekking serves as one of the finest adventure in the Gokyo valley region for the adventure seekers who seek dare, raw natural beauty and scenic diversity compounded with biotic varieties and unique cultures and traditions. Join this trek for some of the most stunning views of the Himalayas, with many variations, beautiful valleys and deep gorges, majestic glaciers and glacial rivers and the villages that have maintained the allure of tradition and culture since ages. The challenging and formidable Cho La Pass (5,420m), the largest glacier of Ngozumba, Gokyo village which is one of the highest settlements in the world and unique Himalayan villages are some of the strong reasons to join this trek.
Suitable for the daredevil and intrepid travelers who seek challenging treks, Gokyo Cho La Pass Trekking has in store various gifts for the explorers in this less travelled area. Starting with the cultural and historical heritages of the Kathmandu valley, we go for Gokyo valley. The trek starts with scenic flight over rolling hills and serpentine flowing rivers as well as lofty Himalayas and then trek through the settlements en route the Namche Bazaar. Prayer flags, prayer wheels and Mani stones, rhododendron forest, ancient monasteries, suspension bridges and views of the Himalayas at various points till Namche Bazaar in this Gokyo Cho La Pass Trekking. This bustling hub of Khumbu region, Namche served as the trading hub in the past and is the most favorite acclimatization place for the everest climbers and trekkers alike. Trekking continues to the higher altitude and to the ancient monasteries in Tengboche, Dingboche before moving on to the iconic Everest Base Camp. Trekkers then returns to Lobuche before going for Thangan through the challenging Cho La Pass. Witness the marvelous scenery of the mountains from the pass, unique culture and tradition of Sherpa community influenced by Tibetan Buddhism and famous for legendary climbers as you trek in and out of the various stopovers in the trail. After conquering over the challenging pass, you shall traverse through unique settlements of Gokyo, Dole, Machhermo and others before passing through Namche and Lukla after which we shall leave for Kathmandu announcing the end of this challenging trek.
Gokyo Cho La Pass Trekking has the itinerary crafted carefully to provide you with proper acclimatization, safety and the best out of the expedition. Due to the strenuous nature of this trek, trekkers need to have above average physical fitness and endurance to experience limited facilities over quite a long time. Join hands with Nepal Trekking Planner for professional service, involvement of experienced guide and porters, carefully planned itinerary, reasonable price and quality services besides conformance to standards set by regulating agencies in Nepal. If you are a daredevil seeking authentic trekking experiences and adventure join Gokyo Cho La Pass Trekking.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m/4430ft)-Hotel (D)
Day 02: Full day in Kathmandu-Hotel (B/B)
Day 03: Flight to Lukla (2828m/9279ft) 35m and trek to Phakding (2780m/9121ft) 3-4 hrs walk-Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11287ft) 5-6 hrs walk-Lodge (B/L/D
Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar-Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3850m/12632ft) 4-5 hrs walk-Lodge(B/L/D
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4350m/14272ft) 4-5 hrs walk-Lodge(B/L/D
Day 08: Rest day Dingboche-Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4910m/16109ft) 4-5 hrs walk-Lodge(B/L/D
Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep (5180m/16995ft) 3-4 hrs walk and Everest Base Camp (5364m/17600ft) 2-3 hrs walk-Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 11: Trek to Kala Pattar (5545m/18193ft) 2-3 hrs walk and to Dzonglha (4830m/15847ft) 4-5 hrs walk-Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 12: Trek to Thangan (4700m/15420ft) 6-7 hrs walk via Chola pass (5420m/17782ft) -Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 13: Trek to Gokyo (4750m/15584ft) 4-5 hrs walk-Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 14: Full day in Gokyo-Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 15: Trek to Dole (4200m/13780ft) 4-5 hrs walk-Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 16: Trek to Namche (3440m/11286ft) 4-5 hrs walk-Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 17: Trek to Lukla (2828m/9279ft) 5-6 hrs walk -Lodge(B/L/D)
Day 18: Fly back to Kathmandu-(1350m/4430ft)-Hotel (B/B)
Day 19: Final departure-(B)
B/B = Bed & Breakfast, B = Breakfast, B/L/D = Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner