EVEREST BASE CAMP CHOLA PASS-GOKYO LAKE TREK-17 DAYS

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  • 1 PAX US$1253
  • 2 PAX US$1147
  • 3 PAX US$1083
  • 4 PAX US$1065
  • 5-11 PAX US$1036
  • 11-21 PAX US$1010
Price Per Person US$ 1010 All included Services

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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore the local markets, shops, bakeries and cafes in Namche Bazar.
  • Breathtaking panoramic views of some of the world’s highest and most majestic mountains, including Mount Everest (8,848 meters) and Lhotse (8,516 meters).
  • Opportunity to immerse yourself in the unique Sherpa culture with friendly locals.
  • The Tengboche Monastery, one of the most significant spiritual monasteries in the Everest region, offers a peaceful and serene atmosphere.
  • Explore the Khumbu Glacier, a massive glacier known for its striking ice formations.
  • Local Nepalese and Sherpa cuisine: Dal Bhat (rice and lentils), momo (dumplings), Sherpa stew, and yak-based dishes.
  • Hike up to Kala Patthar(5,545 meters) to get a stunning 360-degree panorama of the Himalayas, including an up-close view of Mount Everest.
  • Diverse flora and fauna, including rare species like the snow leopard and Himalayan tahr.
  • Experiencing life as the “mountain people” live, in the heart of Himalaya.
  • Panoramic view from Syangbuche.
  • Visit the Sherpa Cultural Museum and the Everest Photo Gallery to learn more about the Sherpa culture and the history of mountaineering in the region.

Everest Base Camp, Chola Pass, and Gokyo Lake trek:

EBC CHOLA PASS GOKYO TREK

EBC Chola Pass to Gokyo Trek At a height of 5,364 meters (17,598 feet) above sea level, the Everest Base Camp (EBC) is situated in Nepal’s Solu-Khumbu area. As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the region is part of the Sagarmatha National Park.

Mount Everest (8,848 meters/29,032 feet), as well as other notable peaks like Lhotse (8,516 meters/27,940 feet), Nuptse (7,855 meters/25,771 feet), and Pumori (7,161 meters/23,494 feet), are all located close to Everest Base Camp. Several high-altitude glaciers, like the Khumbu Glacier, can be found in the region, along with glacial valleys, icefalls, and moraines.

With extremely low temperatures and sparse vegetation, the ecosystem of the Everest Base Camp region is both harsh and forgiving. Despite these challenges, the region is home to a variety of hardy animals and plants that have adapted to high altitudes, including yaks, Himalayan tahr, and several rhododendron and primula species. The main highlight of the Everest Base Camp trek is Mount Everest itself, the highest peak in the world, standing at 8,848 meters (29,029 feet). The Everest Base Camp is situated on the Khumbu Glacier at an altitude of approximately 5,364 meters (17,598 feet).

Throughout the trek, you’ll be immersed in awe-inspiring natural beauty. You’ll witness breathtaking sunrises and sunsets over the snow-capped mountains, traverse valleys adorned with colorful rhododendron forests, and cross sparkling rivers and icy streams. Everest Base Camp trek provides an opportunity to immerse yourself in the unique Sherpa culture.

As you pass through Sherpa villages, you’ll encounter friendly locals, witness their daily life, and experience their warm hospitality. You can visit monasteries, interact with monks and participate in their spiritual rituals. Along the EBC trek route, you’ll find a network of teahouses and lodges that provide accommodation, meals, and a cozy place to rest. These establishments offer a chance to connect with fellow trekkers from around the world, share stories, and form new friendships.

Reaching Everest Base Camp itself is a significant milestone and a highlight of the trek. Standing at the base of the world’s highest peak is a surreal experience. You’ll witness the massive Khumbu Icefall, observe climbers preparing for their summit attempts, and bask in the sense of awe and accomplishment that comes with reaching this iconic destination. As a popular side trip from Everest Base Camp, hiking up to Kala Patthar (5,545 meters/18,192 feet) offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Himalayas. From this vantage point, you’ll enjoy an up-close view of Mount Everest, along with surrounding peaks and the vastness of the Khumbu Glacier.

It’s important to note that trekking in Nepal can be affected by weather conditions, altitude sickness, and other factors. It’s recommended to hire an experienced guide and porter to ensure a safe and enjoyable trekking experience. The EBC trek is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that combines physical challenge, natural beauty, cultural immersion, and a sense of achievement. It offers a chance to connect with nature, push your limits, and create lifelong memories.

Good To Know

  • We can see the natural beauty of forests, rivers, and flora of the Manaslu region
  • We can see the friendly people and the best culture of the region which includes Nepalese and Tibetan ethnic groups.
  • Incredible landscapes and breathtaking mountain views.
  • Hiking to the new trekking route.
  • Explore the local cultural and natural beauty. Explore the historical Gorkha Palace, home of king Prithvi Narayan Shah.
    world Larky La Pass (5106 meters).
  • Visit cultural world Heritage sites in the city before or after the trek.
  • Hiking to the unspoiled trekking route as well as.

Everest Base Camp Information

Climbing Routes of EBC Chola Pass Gokyo Trek

The EBC (Everest Base Camp) Chola Pass Gokyo Trek is a challenging and exhilarating adventure that combines iconic trekking routes with high-altitude passes and stunning Himalayan vistas. The trek typically begins in Lukla, from where trekkers follow the classic Everest Base Camp route through Phakding and Namche Bazaar. After acclimatizing in Namche, the route continues through Tengboche, Dingboche, and Lobuche before reaching Everest Base Camp (5,364 meters or 17,598 feet). This section of the trek provides breathtaking views of Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse, along with opportunities to visit the famous Tengboche Monastery and observe the rich Sherpa culture and traditions.

The difficult Chola Pass (5,420 meters or 17,782 feet), a high mountain pass that connects the Khumbu Valley with the Gokyo Valley, is the next challenge the journey will face from Everest Base Camp. The steep and frequently snow- and ice-covered trek to Chola Pass necessitates cautious navigation and occasionally the use of crampons. Trekkers arrive at the immaculate Gokyo Lakes, a collection of turquoise glacial lakes surrounded by towering peaks, as they descend into the Gokyo Valley from the pass.

After there, the trail ascends to Gokyo Ri, a viewpoint with expansive views of Cho Oyu, Everest, and the other Himalayan giants at 5,357 meters (17,575 feet).After crossing Namche Bazaar and returning to Lukla, the journey comes to a finish, having completed a circuit that takes in some of the most breathtaking views and varied terrain in the Everest region. Along with putting hikers’ physical stamina to the strain, this journey offers experiences in culture and unmatched natural beauty.

Permit for EBC Chola Pass Gokyo Trek

A TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card and a Sagarmatha National Park permit are required in order to Trek to Everest Base camp. The majority of treks to EBC start from the town of Lukla, from where these permits can be acquired. Find more information of PERMITS

Equipments for EBC Chola Pass Gokyo Trek

Sturdy and comfortable hiking boots, thick clothing (including a down jacket), a sleeping bag, a waterproof backpack cover, and a first aid kit are all necessary items for the EBC trek. Consider carrying trekking poles, a headlamp, sunglasses, and sunscreen as well. View the full Equipment’s lis

Acclimatizations

Before climbing to the EBC, acclimatization is essential. The best strategy to acclimatize is to gradually increase your altitude over time. Additionally, it is advised to stay a few nights at each level before ascending further.

Physical Fitness

The EBC trip requires a high level of physical fitness and is extremely hard. It is recommended to exercise regularly and get physical activity in the months leading up to the walk

Hiring a Guides or Porters

While it is feasible to trek to EBC on your own, many tourists elect to do so in order to receive assistance from a guide or a porter. While a porter can carry your baggage and assist you with trail navigation, a guide can offer helpful advice and assistance.

Health Consideration

It is crucial to be in good health prior to starting the journey due to the high altitude of EBC, which can be taxing on the body. It’s crucial to recognize the signs of altitude sickness and get medical help if necessary.

Best Time to do Trek in EBC Chola Pass Gokyo Trek

During the pre-monsoon and post monsoon will be the best season to trek. The months of pre-monsoon are March, April, July and post monsoon are September, October, November. In December, January, February the weather might get a little bit colder and in June, July, August rain might cause a problem. If the travelers want to avoid the crowd and enjoy the trip privately then our guides can assist through the alternative trials.

First AID

It is better to bring additional medicine for the backup. However our guides will carry the first kid aid. The medicine such as Acetazolamide- to prevent and reduce the altitude sickness, Paracetamols for the fever and diarrhea tablets should be carried.

Wild life and Flora

The area around the Manaslu Circuit Trek is renowned for having a wide variety of unusual wildlife. The walk passes through a variety of climates and altitudes, including subtropical forests, alpine meadows, and glaciers, providing a diverse diversity of habitats for numerous plant and animal species. Himalayan black bears, musk deer, snow leopards, and red pandas are a few of the frequently encountered wildlife species in the area.

While the higher elevations are peppered with alpine meadows and grasslands, the lower altitudes of the climb are covered in lush forests of rhododendron, oak, and bamboo. A number of rare and endangered medicinal plants and herbs are also found in the area.

The Manaslu Circuit trip is renowned for its diverse species as well as its magnificent natural beauty and picturesque Himalayan range views, making it a veritable paradise for nature enthusiasts.

Culture and Peoples

Trekkers in the area are frequently welcomed into Sherpa houses for meals and hospitality because the Sherpa people are recognized for their friendliness. The Sherpas are expert craftspeople who create traditional clothing, jewelry, and other handicrafts that are offered for sale in the neighborhood markets.

Religious celebrations like the Mani Rimdu festival and the Dumje festival, which feature song, dance, and offerings to the gods, are among the Sherpa people’s regional customs and traditions.

The Sherpa people’s faith in the strength of mountains and the spirits that live there is one of its most fascinating facets. Before starting their ascent, it is common for hikers and mountain climbers to perform rituals and give prayers at the mountain’s base in order to obtain blessings and protection.

The Sherpas in the Everest region lead primarily subsistence farming and herding lifestyles, depending on crops and cattle for their means of existence. As trekking and mountaineering have developed into significant sources of revenue for the local people, they also work as porters, guides, and in other tourism-related industries.

Accommodations and Logistics

Visitors to the Everest region have a variety of lodging and logistical alternatives. You can pick from a range of lodges, teahouses, and camping facilities based on your interests and budget.

Many modest teahouses along the path provide basic lodging and inexpensive meals for those on a tight budget. There are mid-range lodges that provide private rooms with attached toilets and hot showers for people seeking a little more comfort. There are upscale lodges that provide luxurious accommodations, such as roomy rooms and delicious meals.

Everything in terms of logistics, including transportation to the trailhead, licenses, guide and porter services, and any required equipment, may be organized from Kathmandu. The Everest Base Camp trip is available through a number of trekking companies and travel operators in Kathmandu, and you can tailor your route based on your tastes and available time.

Additionally, it is feasible to make arrangements for helicopter services, which might be a practical choice for people who are pressed for time or who prefer to forego the strenuous nature of the walk.

Regardless of your lodging and logistics preferences, it is crucial to take the appropriate measures and be well-prepared for the trek because the Everest region’s high altitude and rough terrain can present difficulties.

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Itinerary

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01

Welcome at Tribhuvan International Airport, then transfer to your hotel.

Max. Altitude: 1400m/4593ft. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: 2/3 Star Hotel
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Max. Altitude: 1400m/4593 ft. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: 2/3 stars hotel
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Max. Altitude: 2,544m/8,344ft Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: Guest house/ Lodge
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Max. Altitude: 3,445m/11,299ft Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: Guest house/ Lodge
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Max. Altitude: 3,445m/11,299ft Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: Guest house/ Lodge
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Max. Altitude: 3,867m/12684ft Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: Guesthouse/Lodge
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Max. Altitude: 4,412m/14,471ft Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: Guesthouese/Lodge
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Max. Altitude: 4,412m / 14,471ft Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: Guest house/Lodge
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Max. Altitude: 4,931m / 16,174 ft Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: Guest House/ Lodge
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Max. Altitude: 5,364m / 17,595ft Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: Guest House/ Lodge
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Max. Altitude: 5,550m/18,204ft Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: Guest House/ Lodge
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Max. Altitude: 3,445m/11,299ft Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: Guesthouse/Lodge
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Max. Altitude: 2,865m / 9,397ft Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: Lodge/Guest house
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Max. Altitude: 1,400m/4,593ft. Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: Guest House.
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Max. Altitude: 1,400m/4,593ft. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: 2/3 Star hotel

Itinerary Note:

This itinerary is just the guide line, it can be changed (longer or shorter) as per our client's wishes, fitness, ground reality and weather condition. If you're not satisfied or have an alternative plan please feel free to discuss it with us By Clicking :- ASK QUESTION or COSTOMIZE YOUR TRIP.

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What's Included / Excluded

Cost Incluldes

  • Airport pick up and drop off by Car, jeep, Hiace or Bus. Depends on the number of arrives.
  • Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner according to the suitability of our client’s time.
  • Beginning two nights stay on arrival in Kathmandu in tourist standard hotel with breakfast included (twin share basis)
  • Kathmandu to Lukla (trekking starting point) transfer by flight, and way back from Lukla to Kathmandu by flight
  • All necessary trekking and area permit & fees, (Everest National Park area special permit and TIMs cards).
  • Three meals a day during the trek (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
  • All accommodation during trek (Tea house/guesthouse)
  • An experienced, English-speaking, government-licensed, first aid trained Everest special trekking guide and assistant guide (5 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • An expert local porter from Everest area (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Duffel bag, (to be returned after trip completion), complementary trekking maps. If needed down jacket and sleeping bag will be provided in rent.
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, Equipment, transport, food and accommodations
  • Rescue arrangements if necessary.
  • Basic First-aid kit (carried by trekking guide)
  • All government and local taxes for Trekking, Agency service charge and government tax/vat.
  • Achievement Certificate

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare and Nepal visa fee.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than in the scheduled itinerary
  • Personal insurance which covers medical, emergency evacuation, loss or theft of property.
  • Personal gears and equipment.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, hot showers, battery charging, Wifi, etc
  • Entry fees and costs in sightseeing (temples, monasteries, etc)
  • Tips and gratitude provided to guide and porter.

Fixed Departure

September-23
October-23
November-23
December-23
March-24
April-24
May-24
September-24
October-24
November-24

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