The Gokyo Ri, Cho La Pass & Everest Base Camp Trek

Nepal is known as “Land of Himalayas” the world over. There are 1,310 peaks above 6000 meters of which 238 are already opened for climbing. Likewise, out of fourteen 8000 meters above peaks eight of them, including the highest peak in the world, Mount Everest lie in Nepal. Other seven are namely Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Annapurna. This trek is probably the only trail in the world where so many mighty and magnificent Himalayas can been seen at such close proximity.

Beside Mount Everest there are other 8,000 meter peaks in the region. Lhotse, Cho Oyu and Makalu and in addition numerous other peaks lesser altitude but no less stunning. Add to this glacial lakes rhododendron forest, native flora and fauna, traditional villages and ancient Buddhist monasteries, all go to make this region a spectacular destination.

 

  • Duration 21 Days Days
  • Max. Elevation 5550 m
  • Best Season March - May & Mid Sept - Nov
  • Difficulty Level Hard
  1. Day 1 Arrive Kathmandu
  2. Day 2 Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu
  3. Day 3 Fly Lukla (2880 m) & trek to Phakding 2652 m)
  4. Day 4 Trek to Namche Bazaar (3447 m)
  5. Day 5 Rest and acclimatization at Namche Bazaar
  6. Day 6 Trek to Phortse Drengka (3675 m)
  7. Day 7 Trek to Dole (4040 m)
  8. Day 8 Trek to Machermo (4,400 m)
  9. Day 9 Trek to Gokyo (4750 m)
  10. Day 10 Excursion to Gokyo RI (5,483 m) and back
  11. Day 11 Trek Gokyo to Dragnag (4700 m)
  12. Day 12 Trek Dragnag to Dzongla (4843 m) via Cho La Pass (5330 m)
  13. Day 13 Trek to Lobuche (4931 m)
  14. Day 14 Trek to Gorak Shep (5160m) then to Kala Pattar (5550 m) & back to Gorakshep
  15. Day 15 Day trip to Everest Base Camp (5360 m) & Trek to Pheriche
  16. Day 16 Trek Pheriche to Thyangboche (3867 m)
  17. Day 17 Trek Thyangboche to Namche Bazaar
  18. Day 18 Trek Namche Bazaar to Lukla
  19. Day 19 Fly Lukla to Kathmandu
  20. Day 20 Free Day in Kathmandu
  21. Day 21 Final Departure