Gokyo Chola Pass EBC itinerary detail - Trekking in Nepal, Tour in Nepal, Climbing In Nepal

Gokyo Chola Pass EBC itinerary detailPublished On: January 24th, 2018


Day-01:Arrive in Kathmandu (1350m)
We will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. The rest of the day is free time to explore Thamel.

Day-02:Free day in Kathmandu, Trip briefing and shopping.
Meet the guide, Breifing about the whole trip, discuss the trip itinarary and shoping, get ready for next morning where bigest adventure waiting starts. Free evening to explore Kathmandu.

Day-03:Fly to Lukla (2840M.) Trekking to Phakding (2630m.) 6.5km, 3-4 hours.
Your guide will come to pick up you at your hotel and drive to Airport, scary, breathtaking, scenic 35 minutes flight to Lukla at 2840m. After making ready your bag pack to carry by the porter, you will start your trek to Chaurikharka village and make a descent towards the Dudhkosi Ghat (2,530m) and another hour trek to reach Phakding along the Dhudh kosi river and small village.

Day-04:Phakding to Namche Bazzar (3,440m) 10.5km, 6-7 hours.
After the breakfast we continue our trek along the Dhudh Koshi river for 2-3 hours and we enter the Sagarmatha National Park. We check into the National Park and get stamps on our trekking permits. After one hour we cross the high bridge of Dhudh Koshi River and climb straight up to Namche through the pine forest. About 6-7 hours walking.

Day-05:Namche Bazzar (3,440m) Acclimatization day.
Acclimatization day, go higher sleep lower. so we do some hiking to acclimatize our body and same time you will visit the National Park headquarter office, museum, monastery and hike to Everest View Hotel for a superb Mt. Everest view. We will then return to Namche for the night.

Day-06:Namche to Dole (4040m) 11.8 km, 6-7 hours.
Trek to Dole via Mong la, Today’s trek will be very scenic and awesome panoramic Himalayan ranges include Everest while trekking. and down bellow Dudhakosi will be singing continue.

Day-07:Trek to Machhermo (4400m). 5 km, 4-5 hours.
Now you are entering high altitude land, thin air, coldness and altitude can kick you slowly. Enjoy the scenery while trekking and trek slow, drink lots of water to avoid altitude sickness.

Day-08:Trek to Gokyo Lake (4750m) 5.7km, 3-4 hours.
We follow a very scenic path to Pangka village and then descend slightly, following one of the melt-water Rivers which flow down the west side of the Ngozumpa Glacier. Crossing the path that heads across the glacier to the Cho La the third lake is known as Dudh Pokhari and on its east shore is the summer settlement of Gokyo (4791m). Walking by the side of the lake, the scenery is magnificent with the summits of Cho Oyu and Gyachung Kang reflected in its emerald green waters. Check in to the tea house and rest.

Day-09:Hike to Gokyo Ri (5360m) 2km, 3-4 hours & trek down to Thangnak (4700m) 6.2km, 3 hours.
It will be the one of the most beautiful mornings of your trip. Wake up Early and hike to the Gokyo-Ri, for a panoramic view of the Himalayan range including the top of the world, Everest. It takes approximately 2 hrs to climb and 1 hour to walk back to the tea house and continue our trek to Thangnak.

Day-10:Cross Cho La pass (5368m) then trek to Dzongla (4830 meters) 8.5km, 6-8 hours.
BIG Day! Start trek early morning to avoid the wind on Cho La pass (5368m) then trek continue down to Dzongla (4830 meters) 6-8 hours. Enjoy your lunch and have rest.

Day-11:Dzongla to Lobuche (4910m). 6km, 4 hours.
Gentle walk today. Only about 6 Km to walk and mostly gradual. Reach to Lobuche (4910m) enjoy your hot lunch and rest. One more day to reach your goal, EBC.

Day-12:Labuche – Gorakshep – Everest Base Camp – Gorakshep (5,365m) 11.4 Km. 7 hours
We will get an early start for our trek to Everest Base Camp. After 2-3 hours hiking we reach Gorakshep (5190m) and this is your overnight stay place, check in the room leave your bags enjoy the hot foods and continue trek to Everest base camp (5365m) another 2 hours. From EBC, the view is one of the most spectacular anywhere in the World, after the few photographs you will return to the Gorakshep same route which takes about 1.5 hours.

Day-13:Hike to Kalapattar (5545m.) and back down to Pheriche (4240m), 16.9 km. 7-8 hours.
Early morning hike to Kalapattar(1.9km) 2 hours, for sunrise view, which will be one of the best view from the EBC trip include Everest. After taking few snaps while you are on the top of kalapattar then back to Gorakshep for breakfast. Check out from the tea house and trek down to Pheriche for the night.

Day-14:Trek back to Namche Bazar (3440m,) 18Km, 8 hours.
You will descend approx 800 m. all the down to Namche Bazzar same route and stay overnight at tea house, enjoy the hot shower and good food and have goodnight sleep. Its long walk but easier to gong down hill, at least you can breath. – See more at: http://www.mountainworldtreks.com/trek/everest-base-camp-trek/#sthash.O2RYX2mz.dpuf

Day-15:Trek back to Lukla (2840m.) 16.4 km. 7-8 hours.
Namche to Lukla drop down 600m. And enjoy your last night at Himalaya.

Day-16:Lukla to kathmandu. 35 min scenic flight.
35-minutes amazing, scenic flight back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel. Free time to relax and enjoy good food and drinks.

Day-17:Free day in Kathmandu.
This one extra day might be very useful some time if there is anything wrong on the trek can use this day for incase. if everything goes well as plan than you can do sightseeing tour in Kathmandu too. Shopping for friends and familes and get ready to fly back home next day.

Day-18:Departure, transfer to airport.
Your guide will come to meet you at hotel and he will drop you the airport before 3 hours than your flight time for your onward destination.

Note: Above itinerary can be possible to customize if you want to.