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Everest Cho La Pass Trek

Everest Cho La Pass Trek

Everest Cho La Pass Trek begins from the buzzing town of Kathmandu.  This trekking route follows next to the Mt Everest trail of Gokyo Lake Valley then other rest of hiking journey includes regular base camp way.  This trekking route continues up to Kalapattar and then back to Lukla via Thengboche and Namche Bazaar. We compose our way to the Everest Base Camp and marvel at the spectacle of Khumbu icefall cascading from the Western column.  An exhilarating flight to Lukla takes you to the Khumbu region of Nepal and as you hike up along the Dudhkodhi region, you enter in to Sagarmatha National Park and move ahead to Namche via EBC. This trekking route is one of the most famous and moderate adventurous Everest region. These treks take you to climb up one of the best panoramic view point Gokyo Ri atop (5350m).

Everest Cho La Pass Trek follows next to the Mt Everest trail of Gokyo Lake Valley then other rest of hiking journey includes regular base camp way. If you are looking for a thrilling experience with a visit to two of the world’s most acclaimed viewpoints, then this trek is for you.  It is a nerve shaking experience however the outstanding views of mountains.  In this trekking route we pass numerous picturesque typical Sherpa villages and many colorful gompas. This trekking route is also known as the Everest trekking trails, which is one of the perfect scenery of the Everest region. The flora and fauna are other ornaments of the Sagarmatha National Park and there are story of the yeti is still a mystery and the legend lives on in the Khumbu.  This is so often hurried with dire consequences which have a high altitude trek with considerable time sleeping at high altitudes.

Outline itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Katmandu ETR Member will meet you at the airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Full Sight Seeing in Kathmandu and Preparation Trip
Day 03: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m/8,700ft): 40 minutes flight; 8km, 3 – 4 hours trek
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m/11,280 ft): 11km, 5 – 6 hours
Day 05: Acclimatization Day – Namche Bazaar: (3,440m/11,284ft)
Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft): 10km, 5- 6 hours
Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft): 9km, 5 – 6 hours
Day 08: Dingboche: Acclimatization
Day 09: Dingboche to Lobuche (4910 m) 5/6 hours
Day 10: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5170 m/16,961ft), visit EBC (5364 m/17,594 ft) 10 hours
Day 11: Trek from Gorakshep to Kala Patthar and Trek Zongla (4830m) 8 hour
Day 12: Trek from Zongla – Cho la pass- Thannak (5367m) 8 hours
Day 13: Trek from Thannak to Gokyo- (4800m) 4 Hours
Day 14: Trek to Gokyo Ri and back to Machhermo (4470m) Gokyo Ri (5357m), 8 hours
Day 15: Trek from Machhermo to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 6 hour
Day 16: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2800m) 7 hour
Day 17: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu- transfer to hotel
Day 18: Final International Departure

Details Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m)

Arrival in Kathmandu, The representatives by Everest Trekking Routes will welcome to you at TIA Upon your Arrival. We transfer to hotel overnight stay.

Day 02: Full day Sight Seeing Kathmandu Valley

After the breakfast, we spend the whole day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley as major point. One of the biggest Stupa in the world, Bouddhanath stupa and Monastry, Old heritage Buddhist temple Soyembhunath and Monastry, Kathmandu Durbar Squer Kumari temple and Patan Durbar Squar krishna temple. The kathmandu sightseeing is real Nepalese traditional culture and heritage touring. After tour will back to hotel and preparation the Everest Cho la trip overnight stay hotel. 

Day 03: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m/8,700ft): 40 minutes flight; 8km, 3 – 4 hours trek

Our Guide will transfer to Domestic airport and short lukla flight 30 minute and introduce our local mountain porters. Kick of your beautiful trek through larges village chourikharka and demented towards Dudhkoshi River and continue to Phakding (2652m. 8700ft.) we will have staying acclimatization stay overnight at lodge.

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m/11,280 ft): 11km, 5 – 6 hours

After hot breakfast trek to Namche Bazaar, the biggest village of khumbu region, which is most popular Himalayan city Touristic area same as Kathmandu and Pokhara. Trekking toward to Monjo Entering Sagarmath National Park and Trekkers Information Management System Main Gate. Flow up Dudhkoshi River and crossing highest double substance bridge bottom of the Namche. If have change to see mt. everest on trail and continue to Namche. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 05: Acclimatization Day – Namche Bazaar: (3,440m/11,284ft)

Today Explore and Acclimatization day, after breakfast visit to Sherpa Museum which is popular by khumbu region about the Sherpa culture and history and will have hike to top of the Everest view point take cup of tea or coffee at Everest View lodge. If weather is perfect then will see Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Island Peak, Amadablam and Many Others Trekking peak.  When we return from Everest View point visit to Khumjung Village and Admon Hillary high school take lunch and back to Namche , Little sightseeing stay overnight at lodge.

Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Phortse  (3,870m/12,694ft): 10km, 5- 6 hours

After breakfast we will continue trek to Phortse medium beautiful sherpa village. Beginning part flat and easy after sanasa moderate slide and stepping to Mongla situate 4000m. Take lunch that is depend on choice and extremely descending to phortse tenga pass the bridge and end of our destination stay overnight at lodge.

Day 07: Phortse to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft): 9km, 5 – 6 hours

After hot breakfast we will continue trek to Dingboche, which is massive viewpoint and chance to see lots of wild animals as Blue sheep, dear, Himalayan thar, and Many of Domestic Yaks brousing grass. The phortse to Dingboche is most beautiful trail select by Everest Trekking Routes. Take lunch at Upper Pangboche or Samare and slowly trek to Dingboche stay overnight at lodge.

Day 08: Dingboche Acclimatization Day

Today Acclimatization day at dingboche just light hike to little pick or hike to Chhukung just combination acute mountain sickness and visit to Dingboche Sherpa Villages. Will have to wear warm cloth and take lots of drinking water. Make sure could reach our Destination to EBC stay extra night at lodge.

Day 09: Dingboche to Lobuche (4910 m) 5/6 hours

After hot breakfast we will continue trek to Lobuche, over 4000 meter have to most care health because before lobuche slowly toward dhukla and take lunch and rest for while and hard part stepping and amazing tabuche peak,  Amabablam peak, Lobuche peak, Pumary peak and  Nupse Peak. It’s make us enjoy and stay overnight at lodge.

Day 10: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5170 m/16,961ft), visit Everest Base Camp (5364 m/17,594 ft): 13km

From Lobuche to Gorakshep takes more than 2 hours and must leave early morning, because take hot drink as tea or coffee continue to Gorakshep and get accommodation leave bag. Before visit to Everest Base Camp we have to Breakfast and take with us light food. It is hard and long day all most 8 to 10 hours. Return from EBC stay overnight at lodge.

Day 11: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192ft) to Zhong La (4,930m) 7-8 hours

Early morning hike to Kala Pathar peak 5545m. Which is our main destination sun rise and panoramic views front of the Mt everest and Pumari Expedition, Magnificent himayan range and return to Gorakshep take breakfast after that continue trek to Phiriche or Pangboche stay overnight at lodge.

Day 12: Trek from Zongla – Cho la pass- Thannak (4830m) Chola pass (5367m) 8 hours

After breakfast trek to Chola pass and continue to Thannak, the day is difficult to get on top follow the glacier part and rocky area. It is moderate and adventures. So during the pass we have to take some day pack lunch some sandwich piece of cheese and Boiled Egg with bottle of Drinking water, after chola pass massive downhill and difficult area should have together with group or if single must follow the others person, very steep some time cover by ice and hard to see trail. An while reach to Thannak stay overnight at lodge.

Day 13: Trek from Thannak to Gokyo- (4800m) 4 Hours

After breakfast slowly trek to Gokyo, the day is not long but trail is gradual and rocky also some time lot’s of snow, most popular khumbu glacier and beautiful Cho yu Expedition which is over 8000m and will reach to Gokyo and see Gokyo lake stay overnight at lodge.  

Day 14: Trek to Gokyo Ri and back to Machhermo (4470m) Gokyo Ri (5357m), 8 hours

Early morning hike up Gokyo Ri, which is elevation of (5357m) from Spectacular views mt. everest, Mt. Lhotse. Mt. Pumari, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Barunche, Mt. Cho yu, Amadablam and Many other Expedition. After that will return to same lodge and take breakfast slowly trek to Machhermo and stay Overnight at lodge.

Day 15: Trek from Machhermo to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 6 hour

After breakfast trek to Namche, biggest City in Himalayan and also biggest Sherpa village, visit to namche and stay overnight at lodge.

Day 16: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft): 19km, 6 – 7 hours

After breakfast same way to return lukla, easy downhill but more traffic yak, Jhopkyo, Porters toward to manjo.  Before lukla take light lunch and continue to lukla, finaly we will complete our trip and warm up with all team to say good bye for local porters waiting for flight to Kathmandu stay overnight at lodge.

Day 17: Fly to Kathmandu (30 Minute) Explore and shopping

After breakfast we short walk to airport and waiting for flight. Because some time very hard to get flight and lots of people waiting. We must reservation for flight before our trip. When we arrived in Kathmandu explore and shopping souvenir to your family.

Day 18: Final International departure

We will drop you to the TIA for your final departure and happy journey your hometown, hope to see you again and good bye.

Manual Note :

According to plan extend date on trip above the custom Itinerary the cost will be additional. We cannot guarantee it if bad weather and heli charter that is additional cost. We will try to ensure that our official schedule trip run, And if you have more extra days pre-plan then let us inform we assist by your requirement.

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