Have you ever wondered about reaching Everest Base Camp in Nepal? Imagine that upon reaching such a place where lots of people crave to travel in amalgamated with Himalayan Lake surrounded by snowcapped mountains worthy to be called fairyland. Yes, Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek is full of adventure, joy, and enlightenment to travel lovers. This trek is also famous as Everest Base Camp Chola Pass Trek or simply EBC Chola Pass Trek. Trekkers will get glimpses of Mt. Everest and along with other 3 eight thousand meter mountains. More than 30 different Himalayan mountains along with the hamlets of Sherpa people offer a different experience to trekkers other than Himalayan wilderness.
Trekking in Nepal is almost the most sumptuous diversified walking activity to do ever in the world. Moreover, the Khumbu Region of Nepal never fails to surprise its visitors with its serene beauty. Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek is similar to our normal Everest Base Camp Trek journey. You can view details of our base camp trekking trip on our website. This journey alters once trekkers return to Dzongla via Lobuche after successfully reaching the Everest Base Camp (5364 m) and Kalapathar (5545 m). Dzongla is at the crossroads of Lobuche Peak Climbing in Nepal and Gokyo Valley via Chola Pass (5420 m). Walking beside large icy Lake of Cholatsho with Mt. Cholatse on the backdrop is really a challenging thing to do. The snow covered trails take trekkers all the way up to the top of Chola. Gaze at mountains like Choyou, Cholatse, Makalu, Amadablam and many others from the top. Take pictures for memories that you have conquered one the three most popular high altitude pass of the Everest region in Nepal. Descend further and walk through the Nogzumba Glacier via Thagnak. You will be rewarded with a scenic view of blue turquoise Lake of Gokyo having calming influence of teahouse/lodge village at its shore. Hike the Gokyo Ri (5357 m) for marvelous sunrise view in the Himalayan pinnacles. It is said that Gokyo Ri and Renjo La Pass top are the two best destinations to savor delightful mountain vistas of all Khumbu region. Journey then heads back to Lukla via Namche Bazaar and Dole. During your return trip, the journey becomes more memorable as altitude decreases you will start to enjoy the past memories and present wonders of nature on either side of the trail.
Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek has always been the wisest choice of travelers who love to experience wholesome in one trip. You can have the experience of different valley, lakes, glaciers, high altitude passes and moraines in one single trekking in Nepal. Therefore, invest in the travel of Nepal as it will reap rewards of Himalayas, Sherpa culture and diversified splendors of Mother Nature nestled in the great Khumbu region of Nepal Trekking.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu International airport by our representative, transfer to hotel
Day 02: Trip Preparation in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2800meters) and start trek to Phakding (2610meters), overnight at guest house
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (gateway to Mt. Everest – 3440meters), overnight at guest house
Day 05: Acclimatisation day at Namche Bazaar, overnight at guest house
Day 06: Trek to Tyangboche, overnight at guest house
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4360meters), overnight at guesthouse
Day 08: Acclimatization day at Dingboche (day hike to Chhukung), overnight at guest house
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4950meters), overnight at guest house
Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5363meters) and back to Gorakhshep (5160meters), overnight at guest house
Day 11: Trek to Kalapatthar (5545meters) and continue to Dzong La, overnight at guest house
Day 12: Trek to Thangnak (after crossing Cho La pass), overnight at guest house.
Day 13: Trek to Gokyo and overnight at guest house
Day 14: Trek to Dole
Day 15: Trek to Namche Bazaar, overnight at guest house
Day 16: Trek to Lukla, overnight at guest house
Day 17: Lukla to Kathmandu (By Flight)
Day 18: Free Day in Kathmandu
Day 19: Final Departure
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As you are picked from Tribhuwan International Airpot, Kathmandu you will be accommodated in a three-star level Hotel with Bed and Breakfast. We accommodate on the basis of twin shared room. A single room can be also accommodated upon your request. Your room will be facilitated with attached restrooms in the Kathmandu. During the Trekking premises, in some places, they only have a shared washroom and restroom. As you reach higher elevation single rooms may be difficult to manage.
During our Trek Authentic Nepali food is available and more common. You will also get international Cuisine such as Continental, Italian, Indian, etc. Breakfast-Dinner will be served as per lodge menu where we stay overnight. Lunch will be served on the trail of Next destination. During Trek, all meals will be provided whereas, only breakfast is served in Kathmandu. Sherpa Himalaya will serve you special last day dinner.
This Trek is a moderate level Trek. You will be walking for 6-7 hour a day on average. We will face the steep hill, cross steep, hilly terrain etc. We will be heading mostly uphill where we will face an average of 4000m altitude change. You will be given acclimatization day in between the trail so that you will not face altitude sickness. If you have strong determination and hope in yourself then Everest Base Camp + Chola Pass and Gokyo Lake Trek will not be that difficult.
If you have done any Trek before it will be your skill but you don’t require pre-experience or any training for this Trek. If you have any health problems it would be better if you consult with a doctor before your visit and give the details to Sherpa Himalaya so that we could customize your trip as per your body requirement.
Weather in Nepal is quite a favorable. For trekking we have two peak season; Spring & Autumn. Autumn season starts from September to November whereas Spring season starts from March to May. Beside this two season, you can visit Nepal in other months too but it is quite cold in January and rainy in the month of July & August.
Your health safety and last destination with high-quality service is our Main priority. Your Guide has the authority to bring change in itinerary, stop or cancel any part of your itinerary if it is very necessary due to safety concern. However, these kinds of problem rarely arise. Our effort will be to follow our given itinerary. Weather condition, health problem or any natural disaster and flight cancellation due to bad weather in the mountain may bring change in itinerary.