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Gokyo Chola Pass EBC Trek

Gokyo Chola Pass EBC Trek

$1650 per person
GRADING
Moderate
No. of Pax
+2 People above
ALTITUDE HEIGHT
5500M.
ACTIVITIES
Sightseeing and high altitude Trekking
TRIP DEPARTURE
Everyday

TRIP INTRODUCTION

Mount Everest. The world’s highest mountain. Touring a whopping 8848 above sea level, this climb is not for the faint-hearted. And although this trek only takes you as far the Everest base camp at 5380 meters, it’s still enough to send you spinning. If you are up for the challenge through the experience can be truly amazing.On the trek itself, you will encounter the indigenous people of the mountains and experience their rich Buddhist culture, hidden monasteries, and landscapes that will take your breath away! Drenched in history, which our experienced guides will gladly divulge, you will be amazed at how well preserved the culture has maintained itself throughout the ages.

The 16-day trek though, hosted by Everest Base Camp Treks with Tourist Link Treks and Expedition (P) Ltd, includes a schedule which will include everything you could hope for
First, you will enjoy a day stay in Kathmandu with a sightseeing tour and exploration of the town. Then a short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla will commence. The first day will see us hiking to Phakding. The next day, we will continuously ascend around 800 meters to reach Namche Bazaar, so it is essential to make an acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar. Namche is an ideal place to spend a day by making an excursion around the bazaar, visit Sherpa cultural village, mountaineering museum and a short hike up to Syangboche viewpoint to be properly acclimatized, and will have an awesome view of Himalayas. Then, the journey follows a gradual descent to Tyangboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, Gorakshep and finally to Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar.

During our walk, you will experience picture perfect scenery’s that will rejuvenate the soul and will be left with memories which money can’t buy. To experience is to believe.
The best time for this Everest Base Camp Trek is September to November and March to May. We also offer a EBC trek for small groups and individual fit trekkers with a minimum budget cost. There are set departure dates planned out in our calendar so you will have to choose one that best suits you. It is worth mentioning too that our team has a 100% success rate in dealing with tours throughout the years, and you will only be taught the safest, most professional techniques to ensure you are prepared for your expedition.

Outline Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
Day 03: Flight to Lukla, Trek to Phakding (2652m) 3 – 4 hrs
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m) 6 hrs
Day 05: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3867m)
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4260m)
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche (4930m)
Day 09: Gorak Shep (5140m) – EBC (5364m) – Gorak Shep
Day 10: Trek to Lobuche (4930m) via Kala Patthar (5545m)
Day 11: Trek to Pangboche:
Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazaar:
Day 13: Trek to Lukla
Day 14: Flight: Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 15: Leisure Day in Kathmandu
Day 16: Departure

Note: During the Trip, weather, transport, local politics or multitude of other factors that are further our changes in the itinerary.  In case, it will come that problem, we’ll decide what is the best alternative and discussion with whole group about the best interests. Where a change does occur, we’ll do everything and we can do minimize its effect. But we cannot be responsible for the result of delays.

EQUIPMENT LIST

Equipments List

In our fully supported wilderness treks we provide the following equipment: tents, sleeping mats, excellent food, extensive first aid kit, toilet paper, private transport To & From the trek, conservation fees, trek permit, and other goodies.

SUGGESTED TREKKING EQUIPMENT LIST

  • 1 Pair of hiking boots
  • 1 Medium size backpack
  • 1 Day pack
  • 1 Sleeping bag (-20 C)
  • 1 Down Jacket/Gore tax Jacket
  • 1 Light wind & water proof jacket
  • 1 Inner sleeping sheet
  • 2 Long sleeve T-shirts
  • 1 Water bottle
  • 1 Pair gaiters/over trousers
  • 1 Pair sport shoes or sandal
  • 2 Pairs light weight trousers
  • 1 Pair shorts
  • 1 Fleece / warm sweater
  • 2 T-shirts
  • 2 Pair’ light socks
  • 3 Pairs heavy wool socks
  • 1 Sweatshirts / light sweater
  • 1 Torch & spear batteries
  • 1 Swimming costume / bathing suits
  • 1 Medium size towel
  • 1 Washing kit including washing powder, small clothesline and pegs, insect repellents etc. & personal toiletries
  • Moleskin for blister
  • Swiss type of army knife
  • Toilet paper, biodegradable soap/shampoo
  • Personal medication.
  • Underwear (including thermals)
  • Warm hat/ gloves
  • Sunglasses, sun hat and sun cream
  • Spear plastic bags for wrapping clothes

You should satisfy that your cold weather clothing will keep you comfortable down to – 20 degree Celsius. Most of the items mentioned above can easily & cheaply be hired either in Kathmandu or in Pokhara (if you are travelling to the Annapurna Region). Similarly Namche Bazaar has also alike options.

FIXED DEPARTURE

Start DateEnd DateCostStatusBooking
04 February, 201919 February, 2019US $1400Guaranteed
14 February, 201901 March, 2019US $1400Guaranteed
24 February, 201911 March, 2019US $1400Guaranteed

 

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    Gokyo Chola Pass EBC Trek
    Three daily meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek
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Detail Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu (1,300m)
On the very first day you will be transferred into Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. From the airport, you will be again transferred into a hotel with due respect. After taking some rest you will know the program in detail. Seeing the convenience we can change certain schedule. Overnight stay in a hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Kathmandu valley includes several Hindu temples including of Pashupatinath, listed by UNESCO in World Heritage Sites and the largest Buddhist stupa in Boudhanath. You can also visit the Monkey Temple Swyambhunath, built in 2000 years old and visit Patan, city of fine arts. Overnight stay in a hotel.
Day 03: Flight to Lukla (2,805m), trek to Phakding (2,610m)
On this day you will take a flight to Lukla (2,805m) from Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu consuming 30 minutes. Trek from Lukla to Phakding (2,610m) covers nearly 3 hours. You will be continuing the tiny trail along with several upward and downward, subsequently the left side of Dudh Koshi. From Dudh Koshi you will arrive at Phakding. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)
On the 4th day you will trek to Namche Bazaar by following 5 hours. Namche Bazaar offers you with lots of dazzling mountains. Moreover, you will get to view an initial quick look of Mountain Everest. Again you will take pleasure by viewing Mount Kusum Kangary, Tawache Peak and Thamserku. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 05: Rest and acclimatization day
This day is considered as an acclimatization day where you will explore the near surrounding by hiking for a sometime. Taking a rest does not mean you have sit in some corner and stay idle. When you go0 for a walk it will help to strength the muscles too. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 06: Trek to Dole (4,210m)
On the 6th day you will ascend to Dole (4,210m) from Namche Bazaar after taking a breakfast. You can dig up obvious observation of snow-white peaks, vegetations and mountains. You can examine the way of living and traditions. The native are earning their livelihood from farming and lodging. The trek takes 5 hours to get to Dole from Namche Bazaar. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 07: Trek to Machhermo (4480m)
Crossing Dole, you will be headed to Mochermo after ascending from Dole. Machhermo is a significant place to trek as it offers a way to Gokyo Lake. On the way you can search out brilliant view of the valleys. The total time that it takes to arrive at Machhermo is 6 hours. Ngozumpa Glacier is one of the main destinations which will attract you as it is the world’s second leading glaciers. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 08: Trek to Gokyo Lake (4,750m)
The trail climbs a hill for an excellent view comprising the valley and Kengtega Cho Oyu descending into a river. Again you will climb steeply up in the terminal moraine of the glacier Ngozumpz. A few lakes are on the way and finally you reach Gokyo (4,750 m), which is the collection of stone houses and walls of grasses on the shores of the lake. The views of the mountains in the Gokyo region are spectacular. Overnight stay in a tented camp.
Day 09: Excursion to Gokyo Peak (5,350m) and back to Gokyo Lake
Day 9th is an important day as you will move to an excursion to Gokyo Peak (5,350m) from Gokyo Lake. This is the place from where you can have a magnificent view of the high peaks, from west to east. The speed of the trek is speedy as after accomplishing an excursion you will be back to Gokyo Lake which will consumes time. Overnight stay in a tented camp.
Day 10: trek to Thagnak (4700m)
On the 10th day you will move for the trek to Thagna (4700m) after ascending certain elevation. From Gokyo Lake you will make a route to Thagna after having a breakfast. Arriving at Thagna you will get to observe the mountains which are covered with snow. Finishing the trek you will take some time as you will be trekking to Chola Pass on the following day. Overnight stay in a tented camp.
Day 11: Trek to Chola Pass (5350m) and trek down to Dzongla (4830m)
On the 11th day you will be heading from Thangnak to Cho La Pass (5330m). The trek throughout the Cho La Pass (5,330 m), is incredibly complicated route and demands some previous mountaineering skill with well equipped. This is an authentic request to hold warm clothing and other essential things. You will find a pathway between astound, besides the icefall. Overnight stay at a tented camp.
Day 12: Trek to Lobuche (4910m)
On the 12th day you will move to Lobuche (4910m) from Chola Pass. As you start to downfall you will view the trail that shows the way progressively to Lobuche (4910m), taking 4 ½ hours. In the meantime you will perceive the Dughla Lake through the fine-looking panorama. Overnight stay at a tented camp.
Day 13: Trek to Gorakshep (5,190 m) and hike to Everest Base Camp (5365m) and back to Gorakshep
Similarly, 13th day is another busy day where you will trek to Gorakshep (5,190m) covering 4 ½ hours. Likewise you will set up to trek the Everest Base Camp (5,365m) by moving ahead at Kala Patthar (5545m). It will again offer the unbelievable views of Everest and the Everest Base Camp. After that you will again reverse to the Gorakshep. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 14: Trek to Kalapatthar (5545m), back to Pheriche
The trek to Kalapattahar (5545m) takes 6 ½ hours. So, you will be ascending in an early morning so that you can view an amazing sunrise above the mountains. Kalapatthar will provide as opportunity to observe the nice views of Mount Everest along with several other Mountains including Mount Pumori. From Kalapatthar you will be back to Pheriche. It is said that this town is known as story town. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 15: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
On the 15th day you will hike down the hillside enclosed with Rhododendrons and junipers. The trail goes down to Phunki Thanga, from where the trail pass during the pine forests offering the chance to perceive wildlife such as mountain goats, Snow Leopard and colorful pheasants. Lastly you reached at Namche Bazaar (3440m). Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 16: Trek to Lukla (2805m)
On the 16th day you will trek to Lukla (2805m) from Namche Bazaar. Lukla is naturally beautiful place so, you will enjoy after the trek to Lukla. Plus you will enjoy a beautiful and trouble-free amble by viewing the Kusum Kangaru, blue pine next to Rhododendron forest .This is the last day of the trek in a bustling city so enjoy dinner with the team members. Overnight stay at a guest house.
Day 17: Flight to Kathmandu
On the 17th day you will be back from Lukla to Kathmandu enchanting the flight. From Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be transferred into a hotel where you can take some rest and have some sound nap. Overnight stay in a hotel.
Day 18: Departure!!!!
This is formally the last day where you will check out from the hotel and will be transferred into Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu from the respective staff of the hotel. From there it all up to you whether you want to return your hometown or wish to move for the next trek.

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Cost includes
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu Valley (Monkey Temple, Pasupapati Tample, Boudhanath, Durbar square)
  • Three night accommodation with breakfast at 3 star category Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Best available twin sharing lodge for accommodation during the trek
  • Three daily meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek
  • Round trip flight Kathmandu (Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu) including departure tax
  • One highly experienced helpful and friendly guide (English speaking and Government licensed holder guide)
  • Porter service (2 Trekker: 1 Porter) there food, accommodation, Salary, equipment and including staff insurance
  • Snacks of seasonal fruits during the trek
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • Entry fee for Sagarmatha National Park (Please bring two passport size photos for permit)
  • Local fee of Khambu valley or instated of TIMS
  • All Local/Government Taxes and office service charge
  • Medical Supplies (First Aid Kit will be available)
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance Company
Cost Excludes: 
  • Nepal Visa fee
  • Meal not specified in the “meal inclusions” in the above itinerary
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Snacks and other expenses
  • International airfare to & from home town
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Hot showers during the trek except when in Lukla, Phakdhing and Namche
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, bar bills and extra porters
  • Tips and donations for guides and porters.
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extend