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Everest Base Camp & Gokyo Lake Via Cho La Pass

If you are planning a trek to Everest Base Camp then trekking through the beautiful Gokyo Lake and Via Cho La Pass will be the most unique life time experience you will ever gather. Through this route you can view the best sunrise over the top of the mountains like Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Lhotse etc.

The EBC or Everest base camp is one of the most popular base camps that are located around Mount Everest. And since Mount Everest is the tallest mountain peak in the world, you can expect that going on a hiking trip there will be a once in a lifetime chance. And you can also go to the Everest base camp by taking an EBC Cho la pass trekking tour for 20 days. This trekking tour goes from the Everest base camp or EBC to Cho La pass which is around the mountains. You will get to see for yourself the beauty and splendor of the Nepal countryside. You will see the harsh beauty of the mountains and the lush valleys that are teeming with life.

What can you expect on this trekking tour?

The EBC Cho La Pass trekking for 20 days tour has got a lot in store for many hikers. The highlight of this trekking tour is Cho La pass itself. Cho La Pass is a mountain summit that is located 5,420 meters above sea level. So you get to see a lot of the surrounding area if you do reach this mountain summit. And since it is so high up, you will have the distinction to say that you climbed part of the way on Mount Everest.

Since the mountain summit is pretty high up, you will have to exercise caution. The pass itself can be trekked by more inexperienced hikers. However, it can get more difficult to trek if the weather is bad. For example, if it is the winter months in Nepal, then there will be a lot of ice. This could make this EBC Cho La Pass trekking for 20 days hike really difficult, because of all the presence of the ice. So if you are planning a trip up to Cho La pass, it is recommended that you plan to go on this hiking trip during the summer months when the mountain passes are more accessible because ice does not cover them.

There are also many other sights that you can check out when you go on this trekking tour. Aside from Cho La pass, you can expect to see, Gokyo Lake and Kalapatthar. Along with those stunning sights, you will also get to see the stark beauty of the glaciers that you can see on your hiking trip from Everest base camp to Cho La pass. So if you want to experience the wonder of Nepal truly, this is the perfect hiking trip to go on.

Why should you go on this trekking tour?

For those that want to challenge themselves, then the EBC Cho La Pass trekking for 20 days trip may just be the one to go on. It is extremely important however that you know how to hike if you want to complete this trekking tour properly. You will have to be geared up too since you will be 5,420 meters above sea level, which will make it very cold. Aside from that, if you love hiking, then you will enjoy this trekking tour package.

 

Trip Includes & Excludes

 
What is included in this tour ?
Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
 
  • Pick up and drop from Airport with Private transport.
  • Hotels in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • A welcome/farewell Nepali dinner with live culture program
  • Sagarmatha National Park, TIMS and monument entrance fees
  • Accommodations at teahouse in the mountain
  • Three meals (B/L/D) while you are in trekking
  • An English speaking Trekking Guide with necessary Porters
  • Staff insurance, salary, food, accommodation and their transportation
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight fare, airport tax, and all transportation

What is not included in this tour ?
Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

  • Bar and beverages bills, bottled water
  • Nature of personal expenses
  • Personal cloths and equipment such as sleeping bag, jacket, boots etc
  • Insurance for accidental, medical and evacuation
  • Tips to the staff
  • Meals in Kathmandu
  • International Airfare and taxes
  • Guide tips
  • Rescue evacuation

 

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Itinerary

Arrival in Kathmandu

Arrival in TIA Airport Kathmandu. A Rainbow Trek representative will come to pick you up and transfer to your hotel.

Kathmandu City Tour

After breakfast we will go for Kathmandu city tour with our tour guide. visit to Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Monkey Temple & Patan Durbar Square then back to hotel prepare for Trekking.

Fly To Lukla + 3 hours Walking

We will fly from Kathmandu to Lukla about (35 min) then same day Trek to Phakding. Over night in Phakding.

To Namche Bazar 6 Hours

After breakfast we will hit the way to Manjo then continue to Namche Bazar. having lunch to Namche Bazar. Over Night in Namche Bazar.

Acclimatization Day Namche Bazar

This full day will be in Namche Bazar for acclimatization the altitude. probably we will hike around the Namche valley. Over night

To Phortse Thanga 6 Hours Walking

After breakfast we start our trekking from Namche to Phortse Thanga. It will takes around 6 hours to reach Phortse. Over night in Phortse Thanga.

To Dole 4 Hours

This day we go to Dole from Phortse Thanga. we just need to walk about 4 hours to reach there. Over night in Dole.

Machhermo 4410 m - 3 hours

this day our trekking will be from Dole to Machhermo. it takes about 3 hours to reach Machhermmo. Over night in Machhermo.

Gokyo Lake - 3 hours

After breakfast we do from Machhermo to Gokyo Lake. this is one of the beautiful places.

Acclimatization Gokyo

This full day we will stay in Gokyo Lake for Acclimatization. we look around the Gokyo lake then hiking to Gokyo Ri , Excursion around.Over night

To Thangna - 4 Hours

After breakfast we trek to Thangna from Gokyo. It takes around 4 hours to reach Thangna. Over night in Thangna.

Dzongla 7 Hours

This day we trek to Dzongla. some place even have to walk through glacier , to reach Dzongla takes around 7 hours. probably this day is the longest trekking day. Over night in Dzongla.

To Lobuche

From Dzongla we will trek to Lobuche. It takes around 5 hours. Over night in Lobuche.

Gorakshep 3 Hours

After breakfast we trek to Gorakshep from Lobuche. on the way we will see many glacier & rocky mountain. it takes around 3 hours. Over night in Gorakshep.

Kala Patthar - Everest View Point - Base Camp

This day will be little bit busy day. morning we will walk additional excursion trip to Kala patthar. Kala Patthar means black stone. we go to the top and viewing Mt.everest, Cho Oyo, Lhotse, Makalu & Amadablam. from this palce we will see the great view of those mountain. 

after this back to Gorakshep having lunch then walk to Everest Base Camp. looking around the Base camp then again back to Gorakshep. both places we will finish in a same day. Over night in Gorakshep.

Pheriche 6 hours

This day we walk down to Pheriche. seems longer but easy walking, towards down hill is easy then going up. It takes around 6 hours to be in pheriche. Over night in Pheriche.

Tengboche 5 Hours

this day we trek to Tengboche. it is not a hard walking day. simply easy way. takes near about 5 hours to be in Tengboche. there is very nice buddist Monastery in Tengboche. we can look around the Monastery with many MONK. over night in Tengboche.

Namche Bazar 6 Hours

This day after breakfast we go to Namche Bazar. takes around 6 hours to reach Namche. Namche is the main entrace of Everest region. Over night in Namche Bazar.

Lukla 7 Hours

this day also we need to walk little bit longer. way is not so hard always going down but takes longer , around 7 hours. between somewhere we stop for Lunch then continue walk to Lukla. Over night in Lukla.

Fly back to Kathmandu

This day we fly back to Kathmandu. It is just 35 min. flight to Kathmandu. some time we need to wait for long in the Airport because of the weather. and from Kathmandu Airport we street back to our Hotel. Over night in Kathmandu

Free day in Kathmandu

Free day in Kathmandu. may be doing some shopping arund in Thamel. in the evening will will have typical Nepali dinner with cultural program. Overnight in same hotel.

Final Departure

Our Representative will drop to you in International airport and wish you have very good flight. Good bye.