Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lakes and Cho La Pass

Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lakes and Cho La Pass

Trip Details
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: As Per Itinerary
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: As Per Itinerary
  • Group Size: 2-12 pax
  • Max Elevation: 5,545 m
  • Best Season: Spring & Autumn


  • Take a thrilling flight in/out of Lukla
  • Trek through the Sagarmatha National Park, where you will come across a range of flora and fauna
  • Spend a couple of nights in the famous Namche Bazar
  • Get to see the unique lifestyle of locals and their rich culture, tradition & practices
  • Explore beautiful Gokyo village and stunning Gokyo Lakes
  • Cross challenging Cho La Pass
  • Reach the lap of the world's highest mountain, Everest Base Camp
  • Hike to Kala Patthar to witness gorgeous sunrise and 360-degree views of Mt. Everest
  • Get to see breath-taking sceneries and panoramic views of the Himalayan mountains along the trail

Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lakes and Cho La Pass is more on the technical side. The trek offers an adventurous and wild journey in the Khumbu region. Everest Base Camp Cho La Pass Trek takes you to the lap of the world's highest mountain- Everest Base Camp, top of a very famous vantage point- Kala Patthar, and stunning Gokyo valley. The trail is off beat and challenging than usual EBC Trek. Crossing Cho La Pass is difficult but attainable with proper support of the guide.

Everest Base Camp via Gokyo and Cho La Pass Trek is no doubt an unbelievable journey in the Himalayas. Even though the trail is difficult, the views you will get to see will blow your mind. Throughout the venture, you will be watching panoramic views of the Himalayan mountains like Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Kongde Ri (6,187 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), Lobuche Peak (6,119 m), Mt. Baruntse (7,129 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623 m), and so on. Likewise, you will also witness breath-taking landscapes and the largest glacier of Nepal, Ngozumpa Glacier.

Trekking through the lush forests of Sagarmatha National Park, beautiful rhododendron forests, picturesque villages, and moraines, you will explore the Khumbu region. While passing through villages like Namche Bazar, Machhermo, Gokyo village, and others, you will come across a rich culture and unique lifestyle of people from communities like Sherpa, Limbu, Rai, etc. The trail also includes many other stupas, chortens, and colorful prayer flags.

Everest Base Camp Trek with Gokyo Lake further takes you to Gokyo village, where you will spend a couple of nights and explore gorgeous Gokyo Lakes. You will then ascend to Cho La Pass and trek towards Lukla via Phakding. A thrilling flight with an amazing aerial view of the Himalayas will take you back to Kathmandu. Everest Base Camp Chola Pass Gokyo Trek is a once in a lifetime journey that will take you far away from the bustle of the city. You will be following a quaint trail, unwinding your mind. Get in touch with us to know more about Gokyo Chola Pass Everest Base Camp Trek cost and other information.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)
  • Day 2Sightseeing and trek preparation
  • Day 3Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2,651m); 3-4 hrs
  • Day 4Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m); 5-6 hrs
  • Day 5Acclimatization day
  • Day 6Namche Bazaar to Phortse Thanga (3,680m); 5-6 hrs
  • Day 7Phortse Thanga to Machhermo (4,470m); 4-5 hrs
  • Day 8Machhermo to Gokyo (4,800m); 4-5 hrs
  • Day 9Hike to Gokyo Ri (5,357m); 3-4 hrs
  • Day 10Gokyo to Thagnak (4,750m); 4-5 hrs
  • Day 11Thagnak to Cho La Pass (5,367m) to Dzongla (15,939ft); 7-8 hrs
  • Day 12Dzongla to Lobuche (4,940m); 2-3 hrs
  • Day 13Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,170m) and ascend to Everest Base Camp (5,364m); 6-7 hrs
  • Day 14Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5,545m) to Pheriche (4,288m); 7-8 hrs
  • Day 15Pheriche to Namche Bazaar; 6-7 hrs
  • Day 16Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,860m); 6-7 hrs
  • Day 17Fly to Kathmandu
  • Day 18Final departure
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