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Everest Base Camp trek via Gokyo Chola pass trek

Trip Description


Introduction to the trip 

The Everest Base Camp trek via Gokyo Chola pass trek is one of the most recognized treks of Nepal. As the Gokyo Chola pass is the classic route for trekking to the Everest region, you will get to pass through the beautiful landmarks of the Kumbu region, which takes you to the stunning mountains along with vibrant villages and colorful monasteries. The Sherpas here are friendly, and you will also get to explore the hospitality they offer.

Trip Overview

The Everest Base Camp trek is one of the most adventurous and popular treks of Nepal. It makes the Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Chola Pass one of the most beautiful trekking routes in the world and the Everest region. As you cross the Cho La Pass, which is at the altitude of 5420 meters, you reach the Everest Base Camp, which is at the altitude of 5364 meters. The trekking experience can be thrilling as you pass through such high altitudes. This journey will make you witness the highest mountain in the world, Mt. Everest, along with giving you a clear view of the other mountains like; Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, and Mt. Kanchenjunga. Also, it takes you to the beautiful lake of the Everest region, Gokyo Lake and Gokyo Ri Lake.

 

Trekking to the Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Chola Pass is possible throughout the year. However, the best season that you can choose is during the season of Spring and Autumn. The spring season is from March to May in Nepal, while the Autumn season is from September to November. This season can provide you the best weather to trek to the Everest Base Camp through any trekking routes. As the weather is clear and you can get a closer view of the sky, the most preferred season for trekking is the spring season. Also, autumn can give you a warm welcome while you want to make your trek adventurous. However, the winter season is not recommended for trekking as the weather can be harsh during winter in high altitudes.

As the famous route to the Everest base camp, the trek will make it easier for you to rest at the lap of the world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest. This route starts at Lukla, and then take you to Namche Bazaar, Dole, Machermo, Gokyo, Thaknak, and Phakding. Then, you will cross the Cho La Pass, which takes you to the Everest Base Camp. You will need to pass through the villages of the Everest region during the trek. Throughout your journey, you will be pleased by the warm welcome of people and be able to experience the tradition of the Sherpa people, their customs, rituals, and also enjoy their general hospitality. Hence, this trek will also make you easier to explore the culture and tradition of the Sherpas living in the mountain region of Nepal.

Moreover, it also provides you the chance to learn about the Buddhist as well as Hindu communities of Nepal. Most importantly, you will get to learn about the Busshists people and visit gompas that lie in the trekking trail. The Gokyo Lake and the hike to Gokyo Ri are the major attractions of the region. Also, you will get to explore Kalapatthar, which is a high pass located in the Everest region. As you reach the Kalapatthar, you will get to view the 360-degree panorama of the peaks surrounding the Everest region.

The problem of Altitude Sickness

The trek will require you a total time of 15 days and 14 nights, which includes the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and the return flight from Lukla to Kathmandu as well. In the time period of 15 days, you can have the trekking experience of the highest peak of the world. Altitude sickness can be a major problem during the trek as you need to conquer the highest peak of the world, Mount Everest. To get rid of altitude sickness problems, you need to make yourself ready with the necessary equipment to make your trek easy and non-stressful.

 

Hence, Everest Base Camp trek via Gokyo Chola pass trek is a classic trekking route that takes you to the Everest base camp. The trek can be adventurous and a thrilling experience for the trekkers. However, you might also need to make yourself aware of the consequences that you will face, which includes the severe problems of altitude sickness. Make sure that you hire a professional guide with you so that you do not need to worry throughout the trek.

 


We have prepared the trip departure dates in small groups departure for group fun and enjoyment trekking. Our group size start from 2 peoples (Even for solo travelers, we organize single trip on supplement cost of US$- 200 additional) and maximum group size will be 8-10 travelers. But in general, our every date will have small groups of 4- 6 peoples, which is good group size for safe and flexible & comfortable trekking. We have listed our group departure dates based on every season as below.

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2020-09-20 Guaranteed USD 1200 Book Now

USD 1200

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