Everest Gokyo Lake/Cho La/ Everest Base Camp Trek / 22 Days

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Group Size

MIn. 2 Pax

Trip Grade


Best Season

March, April, May, September, October, November & December



Max Elevation

5550 m, Kalapatthar Ri


Full Board on Trek


Private Vehicle/Car/Jeep/Flight

Trip Route: Lukla - Namche - Gokyo Lake - Cho La - Labuche - Kalapatthar Ri - Everest Base Camp - Tangboche - Namche - Lukla

Trip Overview

  • Close view of Mt. Everest (the highest peak in the world) and other major mountains falling in the trail area.
  • Magnificent view of Hymalian landscapes and nature.
  • Gokyo Lake- one of the most beautiful glacier lakes in the Himalayas.
  • Cho La pass (5387m), one of the highest and most scenic passes in Nepal.
  • Himalayan lifestyle, culture, tradition learning opportunities throughout the trail.
  • Himalayan vegetation and wildlife seeing adventure.
  • Lesser traveled trails with unique and differently delightful trekking experience.
  • Himalayan sunrise and sunsets from most Natural viewpoints in the earth.
  • Yak and Chauri products as well as Himalayan cuisine exploring.
  • Authentic trekking experience with overnights in Teahouses and homestays.
  • Picturesque view surrounding you throughout the trail.
  • Chance to meet the Everest climbers before their summit and hearing their story.
  • Close view of the Sherpa people lifestyle and a peek into the lives of the Sherpas climbing the Everest as guides and porters every year.
  • Monasteries, Chortens, Shrines and Gompas in the way to the Base camp.

The Everest Base Camp trek with Gokyo and Cho la Pass is a complete tour of the base camp of Everest (8848 m) and surrounding natural destinations of Gokyo Lake, Kala Patthar, and Cho la Pass.

The Everest Base camp trek goes through a pristine trail which you can proudly claim as a lifelong achievement. Adding the beautiful Gokyo Lake and challenging Cho la Pass makes the trek unbeatable among others in the Himalayas. Starting from the home villages of the Sherpas you will experience the beauty of Everest from up close. The Gokyo Lake is a massive lake complex surrounded by a few small ones which get its water straight from the Khumbu glacier. Exploring the high mountains, you will get the best possible views of nature and its components. Walking in the ridges, you will unlock a whole new level of trekking experiences inclosed in a single journey. Tasting the Chauri and Yak snacks, each new checkpoint welcomes you with breathtaking views of Mt. Everest alongside Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cholaste, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, and many other significant Peaks. Walking alongside the white currents of Dudh Koshi, one can get a lovely view of the hills separated by the deep gorge.

The Kala Patthar hike will reunite you with a majestic view of Everest with Nuptse, Changtse and Cholaste peaks in its surrounding. The views from the Gokyo valley also rinse your trek exhaustion as you move up in elevation. Taking brief stops and admiring the nature, the snow-capped mountains, green hills, and pasture with Yak, Chauri and Himalayan goats herding, a sense of fulfillment will cover your heart after the completion of the trek. In this brief time you will get an opportunity to experience the Himalayan lifestyle, culture, landscapes and if lucky some traditional festivals too. So grab your gears and take your steps towards the lap of Everest.

Himalayan Pic Du Midi has a well-devised and practiced itinerary for your assistance in these regions with proper guides to make the best of your trek. As one of the well-chosen paths to the base camp, you will be facilitated with well-serving hotels and accommodations. The Everest Base Camp trek is also an ideal trek for individual travelers looking to visit these regions. The camp and the surrounding trail provide best sceneries through September to November. However, one can take on this trek for most of the year excluding winter. From the commencement of the trek, till it terminates, you will get complete assistance and guidance from Himalayan Pic Du Midi Treks Pvt. Ltd.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at TIA, Kathmandu & Transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour and Preparation for the Trek
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2840m), Trek to Phakding (2610m)
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 05: Acclimatization day
Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Phortse (3950m)
Day 07: Phortse to Dole (4038m)
Day 08: Dole to Machhermo (4470m)
Day 09: Machhermo to Gokyo Valley (4790m)
Day 10: Gokyo Valley acclimatization, hike to Gokyo Ri (5360m)
Day 11: Gokyo to Thagnak (4750m)
Day 12: Thagnak to Dzongla(4830m) from Cho La pass (5420m)
Day 13: Dzongla to Lobuche (4910m)
Day 14: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5140m), Sunset from Kalapatthar
Day 15: Everest Base Camp (5365m) from Gorak Shep and to Lobuche (4910)
Day 16: Lobuche - Dingboche to Pheriche (4270m)
Day 17: Pheriche to Tangboche (3860m)
Day 18: Tangboche to Manju(2840m0
Day 19: Manju to Lukla (2840m)
Day 20: Fly to Kathmandu
Day 21: Cultural Tour of Bhaktapur City
Day 22: Departure

Day to Day Itinerary

What's Included/Excluded

  • Four-Nights Hotel in Kathmandu with B/B basis
  • Teahouse Accommodation while on the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at Nepali Kitchen
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea/coffee) while on the trek
  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu Domestic Flight Ticket with Airport Tax
  • All necessary paperwork and Everest National Park Permits/TIMS
  • Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu/Entrance Fee
  • Professional & government licensed holder English Speaking Trekking Guide
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation
  • Warm clothing and other required trekking gear for staff including porters woolen hat, gloves, shocks, shoes & sunglasses etc…
  • Entrance fee of all Monastery & Museums during the Trek
  • Trekking Map
  • Medicine Box for Staff/Porters
  • All government and Local Taxes
Not Included
  • International Airfare and Nepal Visa fee
  • Travel & Health Insurance
  • Emergency Helicopter Rescue Insurance
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Any Alcoholic Drinks, Water and deserts in Trek
  • Hot Shower/Battery Charges/International call/WIFI & Internet on trek
  • Unforeseen Cost such as Flight Cancellation
  • Tips for guides and porters