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Gokyo-Cho La Pass EBC Trek

Trek to Everest Base camp via Gokyo lake and Cho-La Pass. 

Outline Itinerary

Day 01:Meet and Greet at the airport and transfer to Hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu. Meals: ---

Day 02:Morning Breakfast, Trek preparation Day. Kathmandu Sightseeing. Overnight at same Hotel. Meals: B.

Day 03:Kathmandu to Lukla (35-min flight; 2,800m) - Trek to Phakding (3-4 hrs; 2,652m). Meals: B,L,D.

Day 04:Trek Phakding to Namche Bazar (3440m/11,283ft)/, 6 hours walk. Overnight at local lodge. Meals: B,L,D.

Day 05:Namche Bazar Rest Day. Day excursion to Syangboche and Everest View Hotel. Overnight at same Lodge. Meals: B.L.D.

Day 06:Trek Namche to Tengboche (3,867m/12684ft); 5-6 hour. Overnight at Tea House at Tengboche village. Meals: B,L,D.

Day 07:Trek Tengboche to Dingboche (4,358m/14,295 ft): 5-6 hour. Overnight at Tea house at Dingboche village. Meals: B,L,D.

Day 08:Acclimatization day. Day excursion to Chhukung or other nearby village/hill. Overnight at Dingboche. Meals: B,L,D.

Day 09:Trek Dingboche to Lubuche (4,928m/16164 ft) 5-6 treks. Overnight at Local lodge. Meals: B,L,D.

Day 10:Trek Lubuche to Everest Base Camp - Gorak Shep: 5-6 hour. You are at EBC today! Meals: B,L,D.

Day 11:Kalapatthar Excursion to see sunrise views over Mount Everest. Trek to Zongla, 4710m, 7-8 hours trek. Meals: B,L,D.

Day 12:Pass Day. Zongla - Cho - La Pass - Thagna (4500m). Overnight at Thagna at local tea house.

Day 13:Trek to Gokyo Lake (4790 meters). Overnight at local tea house at Gokyo.

Day 14:Sunrise trek to Gokyo Ri (5483 meters). Breakfast, and trek down to Machhermo, 5hrs trek.

Day 15:Trek Machhermo to Namche; 6-7 hour trekking. Overnight at Namche. Meals: B,L,D.

Day 16:Trek Namche to Lukla; 5-6 hour trekking. Overnight at Lukla. Meals: B,L,D.

Day 17:Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu, 40 min flight. Overnight at Kathmandu. Meals: B,D.

Day 18:Breakfast at hotel. Airport transfer 3 hours before your flight time. Tour ENDS.

Detail Itinerary

Detail Itinerary

Day 1Meet and Greet at the airport and transfer to Hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu. Meals: ---We meet you at the Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu, with your name on paper. After a short brief, private car transfer to Hotel, about 20min drive.

Day 2Morning Breakfast, Trek preparation Day. Kathmandu Sightseeing. Overnight at same Hotel. Meals: B.Morning Breakfast at Hotel, We will introduce you with your trek guide. Guide will check your trek gears and help you buy or rent required trek gears. In late afternoon, Guided sightseeing of Monkey Temple, the Swayambhunath Buddhist Temple. Monkey temple also offers views of Kathmandu valley. Overnight at Same hotel.

Day 3Kathmandu to Lukla (35-min flight; 2,800m) - Trek to Phakding (3-4 hrs; 2,652m). Meals: B,L,D. Morning Breakfast at Hotel. At 6am, drive to domestic Airport for Lukla flights. Your guide will accompany you from right from the hotel. Upon arriving Lukla, 40min flights, refresh yourself with tea or coffee and trek to Phakding, 4 hours trek. Overnight at tea house. Included

Day 4Trek Phakding to Namche Bazar (3440m/11,283ft)/, 6 hours walk. Overnight at local lodge. Meals: B,L,D. Morning Breakfast and trek to Namche Bazaar. Today, you will have the first glimpse of Mt Everest from below Namche Bazaar. the second half of the trail is straight uphill trek. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea house accommodation included.

Day 5Namche Bazar Rest Day. Day excursion to Syangboche and Everest View Hotel. Overnight at same Lodge. Meals: B.L.D. Namche Rest Day. After breakfast, guided walk to Syangboche and Everest view Hotel. Overnight at same lodge. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea house accommodation included.

Day 6Trek Namche to Tengboche (3,867m/12684ft); 5-6 hour. Overnight at Tea House at Tengboche village. Meals: B,L,D. Morning Breakfast at Namche and Trek to Tengboche: 5-6 hour. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea house accommodation included.

Day 7Trek Tengboche to Dingboche (4,358m/14,295 ft): 5-6 hour. Overnight at Tea house at Dingboche village. Meals: B,L,D. Morning Breakfast at the tea house at Tengboche and trek to Dingboche village; 5-6 hour trekking. Today you reach above 4000 meters on earth. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea house accommodation included.

Day 8Acclimatization day. Day excursion to Chhukung or other nearby village/hill. Overnight at Dingboche. Meals: B,L,D. Morning Breakfast at tea house and stay active to acclimatize as you have reached above 4000 meters. Dingboche is just 2 camp below the Everest Base Camp. Stay excited! Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea house accommodation included.

Day 9Trek Dingboche to Lubuche (4,928m/16164 ft) 5-6 treks. Overnight at Local lodge. Meals: B,L,D. Morning Breakfast at lodge at Dingboche and trek to Lubuche 5-6 hour. The third quarter of the trekking trail today is straight uphill trekking and you will feel the real energy required for EBC! Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea house accommodation included.

Day 10Trek Lubuche to Everest Base Camp - Gorak Shep: 5-6 hour. You are at EBC today! Meals: B,L,D. Morning Breakfast at lodge at Lubuche and Trek to Everest Base Camp via Gorak Shep; 6-7 hours trek. Enjoy the achievement of your lifetime goal to trek to Everest Base Camp. Your guide will help you take your (group and individual) photographs. Overnight at Gorakhshep. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea house accommodation included.

Day 11Kalapatthar Excursion to see sunrise views over Mount Everest. Trek to Zongla, 4710m, 7-8 hours trek. Meals: B,L,D. At morning 4 am, Kalapatthar excursion to see sunrise over Mount Everest. Breakfast at Gorak Shep and trek to Zongla, total 7-8 hour trekking. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea house accommodation included.

Day 12Pass Day. Zongla - Cho - La Pass - Thagna (4500m). Overnight at Thagna at local tea house. Breakfast and Early morning trek to Thagna via Cho - La pass (5420). It is relatively long and most exciting day of the trek. Total trekking hours uptown 8 hours. Overnight at tea house Thagna.

Day 13Trek to Gokyo Lake (4790 meters). Overnight at local tea house at Gokyo. Morning Breakast and trek to Gokyo Lake, 5-6 hrs trekking. Afternoon, enjoy the lake and Himalaya views at Gokyo. Today you are at the heaven on earth! Overnight at Gokyo.

Day 14Sunrise trek to Gokyo Ri (5483 meters). Breakfast, and trek down to Machhermo, 5hrs trek. Early morning hike to Gokyo Ri (5483 meters). Enjoy the stunning views of the sunrise and view of the lakes and Himalayas. Breakfast back at tea house, and trek down to Machhermo. Overnight at Machhermo.

Day 15Trek Machhermo to Namche; 6-7 hour trekking. Overnight at Namche. Meals: B,L,D. After breakfast at Machhermo, Trek to Namche Bazaar: 6-7 hour. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea house accommodation included.

Day 16Trek Namche to Lukla; 5-6 hour trekking. Overnight at Lukla. Meals: B,L,D. Mornig Breakfast at Namche and trek to Lukla: 5-6 hour trekking. Today you will say goodbye to your porters. Guide will accompany your to Kathmandu. Overnight at tea house in Lukla. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea house accommodation included.

Day 17Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu, 40 min flight. Overnight at Kathmandu. Meals: B,D. Take an early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Airport transfers are included in Kathmandu. Overnight at best 3 star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu.We will organize a farewell dinner to get your feedback and to listen your experiences.

Day 18Breakfast at hotel. Airport transfer 3 hours before your flight time. Tour ENDS. Fly back Home. We drive you to the airport 3 hours before your flight time. Breakfast, and airport transfer are included.

Key Info

  • Trip CodeThamelTT-028
  • Duration:18 Days
  • Trip Grade NA
  • Destination: Nepal