Gokyo Cho La Pass Trekking
Gokyo Cho La Pass Trekking Route serves as one of the finest adventure in the Gokyo valley region. This route is for the adventurers who seek raw ,natural beauty and scenic diversity combined with unique cultures and traditions. Join this trek for some of the most stunning views of the Himalayas,. This trek has varying landscapes; beautiful valleys, deep gorges, majestic glaciers and glacial rivers. The villages have maintained the allure of tradition and culture for ages. Furthermore, take on the challenging and formidable Cho La Pass (5,420m). Lay eyes on the Ngozumba glacier – the largest in the Himalaya. Explore Gokyo village, one of the highest settlements in the world.
Suitable for the daredevil and intrepid travelers who seek a challenge, Gokyo Cho La Pass Trekking Route has various gifts in store for the explorers. We start with the cultural and historical heritages of the Kathmandu valley, then we depart to the Himalaya. The trek starts with scenic flight over rolling hills which give way to the lofty Himalayas. We follow serpentine rivers and trek through the settlements en route the Namche Bazaar.
The route is sprinkled with prayer flags, prayer wheels and Mani stones. Enjoy the rhododendron forest, ancient monasteries, suspension bridges and views of the Himalayas at various points along the route.
Next, we will arrive at Namche Bazaar along this Gokyo Cho La Pass Trekking Route. This bustling hub of the Khumbu region serves as the trading center. It is a favorite acclimatization place for the Everest climbers and trekkers alike. The trek continues to higher altitudes up to the ancient monasteries in Tengboche, Dingboche before moving on to the iconic Everest Base Camp.
Trekkers then return to Lobuche before going to Thangan. It is here where we will arrive at the challenging Cho La Pass. Witness the marvelous mountain scenery from the pass. Immerse yourself in the unique culture and tradition of Sherpa community. This culture is influenced by Tibetan Buddhism. Follow the footsteps of legendary climbers as you trek through various stopovers along the trail. After conquering over the challenging pass, you shall traverse through unique settlements of Gokyo, Dole, Machhermo and others before passing through Namche again. Afterwards, it’s back to Lukla where we will depart for Kathmandu announcing the end of this challenging trek.
Gokyo Cho La Pass Trekking Route has a carefully crafted itinerar to provide you with proper acclimatization, safety and the best the expedition. Due to the strenuous nature of this trek, trekkers need to have above average physical fitness and endurance. Join hands with Nepal Trekking Planner for professional service, an experienced guide, amazing porters, carefully planned itinerary, reasonable price and quality service above and beyond the standards set by regulating agencies in Nepal. If you are a daredevil seeking an authentic trekking adventure choose Gokyo Cho La Pass Trekking Route.
1st Day: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m/4430ft) – Hotel (D)
2nd Day: Full day in Kathmandu – Hotel (B/B)
3rd Day: Flight to Lukla (2828m/9279ft) 35m and trek to Phakding (2780m/9121ft) 3-4 hrs walk – Lodge (B/L/D)
4th Day: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11287ft) 5-6 hrs walk – Lodge (B/L/D
5th Day: Rest day at Namche Bazaar – Lodge(B/L/D)
6th Day: Trek to Tengboche (3850m/12632ft) 4-5 hrs walk – Lodge(B/L/D
7th Day: Trek to Dingboche (4350m/14272ft) 4-5 hrs walk – Lodge(B/L/D
8th Day: Rest day Dingboche – Lodge(B/L/D)
9th Day: Trek to Lobuche (4910m/16109ft) 4-5 hrs walk – Lodge(B/L/D
10th Day: Trek to Gorakshep (5180m/16995ft) 3-4 hrs walk and Everest Base Camp (5364m/17600ft) 2-3 hrs walk – Lodge(B/L/D)
11th Day: Trek to Kala Pattar (5545m/18193ft) 2-3 hrs walk and to Dzonglha (4830m/15847ft) 4-5 hrs walk – Lodge(B/L/D)
12th Day: Trek to Thangan (4700m/15420ft) 6-7 hrs walk via Chola pass (5420m/17782ft) – Lodge(B/L/D)
13th Day: Trek to Gokyo (4750m/15584ft) 4-5 hrs walk – Lodge(B/L/D)
14th Day: Full day in Gokyo – Lodge(B/L/D)
15th Day: Trek to Dole (4200m/13780ft) 4-5 hrs walk – Lodge(B/L/D)
16th Day: Trek to Namche (3440m/11286ft) 4-5 hrs walk – Lodge(B/L/D)
17th Day: Trek to Lukla (2828m/9279ft) 5-6 hrs walk – Lodge(B/L/D)
18th Day: Fly back to Kathmandu-(1350m/4430ft) – Hotel (B/B)
19th Day: Final departure – (B)
B/B = Bed & Breakfast, B = Breakfast, B/L/D = Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner