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  • Trip Duration:19 days

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Gokyo - Cho La Pass - Everest Base Camp Trek.

Also known as the Everest Circuit trek, this is one of the most adventurous treks in the Everest region. It follows the route via the high pass of Cho La at 5330meters into the Base Camp of Mount Everest. A unique trek that goes through Lukla, Namche bazaar and all the way to Gokyo, Chola Pass, Kalapattar and Everest Base Camp. Leading you to the home of the legendary Sherpa people, at the foothills of the highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest, at 8848 meters. This trek follows the highly praised trekking route through the Dudh Koshi to its source the Gokyo Lake which is to the west of the Everest Base Camp, giving you the option to climb Gokyo Peak (5483 meters). This a fantastic panoramic view of Cho Oyo, Everest and Makalu.

As we cross the Cho-La pass, and return back to Lukla following the route through Everest Base Camp, Kalapattar down to Tengboche monastery, Khumjung village, Namche Bazar and Lukla you can enjoy the breathtaking views of Everest and several other peaks and explore the Buddhists monasteries located at the world's highest elevation.

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Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport.
You will be met at the airport by our Him Ganga Treks representative and transfered to your hotel in Kathmandu. Rest at the hotel and briefing about the trip. There should be time to explore the city's many charms on your own too. Overnight (O/N) in Kathmandu (breakfast inclu 
Leave at 9 am for full day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley including the holiest site in Nepal: the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNESCO world heritage site) & the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. We can also visit the Shyambhunath a 2000 year old temple colloquially known as the "Monkey Temple" and visit Patan city of fine arts. In the evening there wil be a briefing at your hotel or at the office. O/N at lodge in Kathmandu (breakfast included).
Day 02: Flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. Trek to Phadking (2610m)
You have a scenic flight of 30 – 35 minutes to Lukla (2800m) from Kathmandu. In Lukla you can see the airline office and numerous lodges. The trail from Lukla leads you to Chablung (2700) and it descends to the Tharo Kosi which is also known as Kusum Kangru Khola (river). Beyond the Tharo Kosi Bridge, the trail climbs to Ghat (2590) and again climbs to Phadking. In Phadking you can climb to the gompa to see your first view of the high peaks. Now you will really feeling like you have arrived in the Himalayan Kingdom. Stay at Guest house- Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Phadking.
Day 03: Phadking to Namche Bazaar (3445m)
From Phadking the trail follows the Dudh Koshi River and reaches Zamphuti. From here you can see excellent views of Thamserku peak. Then the trail climbs to Chomoa, the site of an agricultural project, an interesting place to have a look around and gain an insight into the farming way of life of these people. From Chomoa, the trail again climbs to Monjo (2840m) and enters the Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park (1148sq km, established in 1976). Walking some distance up hill you will be at Jorsale (2830m) and after a long climb with views of Mt. Everest peeking over the ridge of Nuptse (7879m) the trail reaches the street of Namche Bazaar. Stay at Guest house- Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Namche Bazaar (3420m).
Day 04: Acclimatization in Namche (3445m)
After having breakfast take some sightseeing around Namche Bazaar. Then you can hike to the Everest View Hotel, the ideal place to overview some of the outstanding mountains such as Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Lhotse etc. Make sure you have your camera to capture this moment. You can walk around the Khumjung valley, Hillery School and Khunde Hospital and then return back to Namche. In the centre of Namche you can visit the mountaineering museum and visit the Sagarmata Pollution Control Committee (SPCC). In Namche Bazaar you can spend some time interacting with the fun-loving Sherpa and Rai people. In Namche above the police check post you will see Sagarmatha National Park headquarters and if you want to look at the visitor centre it is open from 8am to 4pm except Saturdays and holidays. Stay at Guest house- Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Namche.
Day 05: Namche to Phortse Thanga (3500m)
Climbing the hill to Khumjung, turning the north Gokyo route you can reach to Mong (Mohang) which is known as the birth place of the Saint Lama Sanga Dorje, the reincarnation lama of Rongbuk Monastery. The trail descends to the Dudh Koshi and enters at Phortse Thanga. Stay at Guest house- Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Phortse Thanga.
Day 06: Phortse Thanga to Dole (4210m)
The trail climbs steeply through rhododendron forests, passing many Kharkas on its way to Tongba (3950m) and Gyele (3960m) and finally Dole. Stay at Guest house- Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Dole.
Day 07:Dole to Machhermo (4410m)
The trail climbs through a huge rock at Lhabarma (4330m) and carries on to Luza (4340m).From Luza the trail continues to climb to Machhermo (4410m) where you can have good views of the mountains. Stay at Guest house- Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Machhermo.
Day 08: Machhermo to Gokyo (4750m)
Passing through Machhermo the trail climbs and reaches Pangka (4390m). Beyond Pangka the trail drops and again climbs steeply. From there you can see the massive Ngozmpa Glacier and finally you arrive at Gokyo. Stay at Guest house- Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Gokyo.
Day 09: Gokyo Ri-Gokyo to Thangna
From Gokyo the trail descends, and traverse Ngozungma Glacier looking at the views of the fine mountains and natural beauty, towards Thangna which is consider as the base of Cho -La Pass. Stay at Guest house- Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Thangna.
Day 10: Thangna to Dzongla 7-8 hr (4830m)
Today the trail descends again and leads you across the moraine, to the glacier which you must cross. From here you can see a beautiful view of the icefall before you reach Dzongla. Stay at Guest house- Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Dzongla.
Day 11: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5160m)
The trail from Lobuche follows a route which is surrounded by mountains. After a gradual climb you will reach Gorak Shep which is also surrounded by mountains. You are now nestled high up amongst some of the tallest peaks in the world. Stay at Guesthouse – Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. O/N at Gorak Shep.
Day 12: Site trip to Kalapattar (5445m) and Everest Base Camp (5350m)
Early in the morning hike to Kalapattar (5545m) which is the most exciting part of the trip and take in panoramic views of Mt. Everest, the way of the South Col Khumbu, the icefall and glacier and Pumori as well. Return to Gorek Shep, for Lunch. If you are interested to go to EBC (5400m) your guide will take you along the undulating trail to this much coveted place. From here you can observe the blue ice and the Khumbu icefall. This trekking will be an unforgettable experience in your lifetime. Head back to Gorek Shep. Stay at Guesthouse – Lunch.
Day 13: Gorekshep to Pheriche 5-6 hrs trek.
Day 14: Pheriche to Tengboche 5 hrs trek.
Day 15: Tengboche to Namche 5- hrs trek.
Day 16: Namche to Lukla 7-8 hrs trek.
Day 17: Lukla- Kathmandu flight early
Day 18: Free day.
Day 19: Depature international flight.

Contact with Him GangaTreks email> info@himgangatreks.com

Trip Inclusion

  • The transferts mention in program airport-hotel-airport.
  • Three nights’ 3 stars hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast included.
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu in private vehicle as per itinerary.
  • 15 days and 14 nights trekking in the mountain region.
  • Kathmandu to Lukla by flight/Lukla to Kathmandu by flight.
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during trekkingt tea and coffee and twin beds room for 2 person sharing.
  • Local fresh fruits where available and Nak and Yak cheese and snekers.
  • 2 clients 1 porter and 1 guide.
  • Trekking map, one in a group and duffel bag Him Ganga Treks.
  • Down Jacket and sleeping bag return after the trek.
  • Trekking porter will carry your bags during the trekking max 20 KG baggage.
  • A local government licensed English speaking Guide during the trek and porters, their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments, medicine, transportation.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Trekking map and duffel bag of Him Ganga Treks.
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag return after the trek.
  • Boiled and purified drinking water for the trek.
  • All required special trekking permits,TIMS card and National park fees.
  • All government taxes and our service charges.
  • Farewell Dinner before departure.

Trip Exclusion

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Your Travel insurance (Mandatory).
  • International airfare and date change or ticket re issuance charges.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected but not mandatory).
  • Alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, and supplementary hot drinks
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, phone calls and internet service.
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Sightseeing/Monuments entrance fees in Kathmandu.
  • Any others expenses not mentioned on package.

  • Includes section.Head:                                       Accessories:
    Sun hat                                                               Headlamp & spare batteries
    Fleece/Wool hat (to cover ears)                         Hand touch & spare batteries
    Sunglasses & reading glasses                           Dry packs
    Scarf to cover face (dust/wind)                           Open neck water bottles x2
    Watch with light & alarm
    Lower Body:                                                       Pack no heavier than 15kg fully packed 
    Under garments                                                  Pack cover
    Hiking shorts                                                       Day pack 35litre with waist strap
    Lightweight walking pants                                   Money belt
    Light weight thermal leggings
    Fleece or tracksuit pants                                      Toiletries & Personal Hygiene
    Waterproof shell pants                                         1x quick dry towel & face cloth
    Shampoo & Conditioner (biodegradable)                    
    Feet:                                                                     Toothbrush & paste (biodegradable)
    3x thin cotton inner soaks                                    Multipurpose wipes (face & body)
    3x thick warm wool hiking socks                          Deodorant
    Hiking boots (with spare laces)                            Face & Body moisturizer
    Walking sneakers                                                Nail clippers/file
    Scandals                                                              Small comb/brush
    Walking poles                                                      Small mirror
    Clothes washing soap (biodegradable)
    Upper Body:                                                        Toilet paper (you can buy more on trek)
    3x T-shirts                                                            Anti-Bacterial wipes (4x packs)
    2x lightweight thermal tops                                  Hand sanitizer (small bottle)
    2x Merino/Fleece long shelve tops                      Sun block face/body high UV protection
    Waterproof shell jacket                                        Lip block with UV protection
    Down vest/jacket*                                                Feminine hygiene products
    Poncho rain cover                                              
    Hands:                                                                  Extra Items: 
    Lightweight fleece gloves                                    Camera & extra batteries
    Heavyweight gloves                                            Binoculars
    Or waterproof/wind fleece gloves                        Reading books
    Playing cards
    Trail map & guide book
    Sleeping:                                                              Journal & pen                            
    Sleeping bag*                                                      Photo’s of home/family
    Sleeping bag liner                                                Energy/protein bars (optional)                                                   
    Medical Kit:
    See your Doctor for compete medical kit
    including Dimox

Extra Services

  • The itinerary is modifiable as per needs and time frame of trekkers.
  • Cost will be re calculated if the itinerary is changed.
  • Additional activities may be added as per trekkers request with appropriate additional cost.
  • The cost may also be affected if there is a requirement for extra guides and porters.
  • For any kind of change please contact us by mail or call.

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    Autumn Sep, Oct, Nov Dec

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