This is a 19-day trek around some of the most impressive spots of the Everest region, in Nepal. From the spectacular Gokyo Lake to the Everest Base Camp, including the challenging Cho la Pass.
For this adventure, I will take you to the origin of the river Dudh Koshi, the beautiful Gokyo Valley and Ngozumpa Glacier, the longest glacier in the Himalayas.
Also, we’ll take the popular trail to Cho La pass, and enjoy the amazing views of Gokyo Ri (5357 m) and Kala Patthar (5643 m) Finally, we’ll reach Everest Base Camp.
Along the way, you will be able to see some stunning views of the highest mountains in the world, impressive Nepali monasteries and the traditional colorful prayer flags.
The starting point of this trip is the city of Kathmandu. We’ll stay there for one day to visit and prepare. The following day, we’ll fly through the mountains to Lukla.
As for the trek adventure, it will start in Sagarmatha National Park, a protected natural area in the Himalayas.
In the surroundings of the small town village of Gokyo, we’ll explore some places in this valley like the Gokyo Lakes and the amazing Gokyo Ri viewpoint.
After that, we’ll face the most difficult part of this adventure: crossing Cho La pass at 5420 m.
Finally, we’ll continue towards Everest Base Camp. From Kalapatthar, we’ll enjoy a wonderful panoramic view.
For this trek you must be physically very fit, more than average. You can also choose to take only the trek to Everest Base Camp if you don’t feel quite prepared.
You can find the complete itinerary for this trip below. Take into consideration we can make changes according to your wishes and the time you have to travel in Nepal.
Please contact me if you’re interested in this great adventure, or any other similar mountaineering expedition in Nepal.
I’m one of the few IFMGA certified guides in my country and will be glad to share with you the beauty of the Himalaya, as well as our culture, history and traditional food.
Arrival in Kathmandu (1345m).
Sightseeing and preparation in Kathmandu.
Fly to Lukla (2840m) and trek to Phakding (2610m).
Trek to Namche ( 3440m).
Namche acclimatization - Hike to Khumjung ( 3780m)
Trek to Dole (4040m).
Trek to Machhermo (4470m).
Trek to Gokyo (4790m).
Gokyo peak (5357m) summit and stay.
Trek to Thangnak (4700m).
Trek to Lobuche 4910m through Chola Pass (5368m).
Trek to Gorakshep (5140m).
Trek to EBC(5364m), Kallapatther (5550m) and stay.
Trek to Pheriche (4270m).
Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m).
Trek to Thame (3740m).
Trek to Lukla (2840m).
Fly back to Kathmandu / Free afternoon.