Overview

It’s not altitude its attitude that matters. Gokyo Valley Trek is a scenic trekking into the Gokyo valley where there are opportunities to explore the bright turquoise- Gokyo Lakes and the largest glacier in the Himalaya. The spectacular views of Cho-oyu, Tabuche, Cholaste and Amadablam can be seen during this trip along with the sound of the bells encircled around Himalayan Caravan would lift your spirit. Probably the best view of the world’s tallest mountain Mt.Everest can be seen from this trip location. Flying into Lukla and exploring the towering peaks, rest in teahouses and learning about the traditions and cultures of famous Sherpa will surely make your trip memorable.

Trip Highlights

  •  Explore the endangered wildlife of the region.
  •  Experience the sensational view of the largest glacier ( Ngozumpa Glacier)
  • Get the beautiful panoramic views of Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Taboche.
  • Visit the Sherpa villages and get to know about them.
Region : Everest
Max Elevation : 5360m
Mode of trek : Teahouse
Difficulty:
Duration : 15days
Price : $1775

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    Itinerary Outline

    Day 01 – Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters). Overnight at hotel.

    Day 02 – Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Overnight at hotel.

    Day 03 – Fly to Tenzing and Hillary Airport in Lukla (2795 meters) from Kathmandu, trek to Phakding (2610 meters) 3 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.

    Day 04 – Trek to Namche Bazaar (3480 meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.

    Day 05 – Namche Bazaar Acclimatization day. Overnight at Guesthouse.

    Day 06 – Trek to Dole ( 4130 meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.

    Day 07 – Trek to Mochermo (4470 meters) 6 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.

    Day 08 – Trek to Gokyo (4770 meters) 4 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse

    Day 09 – Hike up to Gokyo Ri (5360 meters) early in the morning then Back to Gokyo 4 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse

    Day 10 – Trek to back to Dole (4130 meters) 3 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.

    Day 11 – Trek to Namche Bazaar (3480 meters) 6 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.

    Day 12 – Trek to Lukla (2795 meters) 6 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.

    Day 13 – Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu in the morning. Overnight at hotel.

    Day 14 – Leisure day in Kathmandu Overnight at hotel.

    Day 15 – Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure.

    Price Includes

    • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus.
    • Standard twin sharing accommodation in two/three star hotel in Kathmandu breakfast included (4nights) .
    • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private car / van / bus.
    • Stander meal Lunch , Dinner, and Breakfast and Tea house accommodation during the trek.
    • A government licensed English speaking Guide during the trek, required number of porters ( 1 porter between 2pax), their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and a general first aid kit.
    • Shagarmatha National park permit, TIMS card and all necessary permits.
    • Flight fare from Kathmandu- Lukla – Kathmandu including airport departure taxes in Kathmandu and Lukla.
    • Surface Transfer from Kathmandu.
    • We provide Down Jacket, duffel/kit bag and sleeping bag(which needs to be returned after the trek.)
    • All our government taxes.
    • Tourist service charge, vat.
    • Official expense :

    Price Excludes

    • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu.
    • Your travel insurance (compulsory).
    • Nepal entry visa fee.
    • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, hot and cold drinks, laundry and hot shower.
    • Personal trekking Equipments.
    • Tips for trekking staff and driver.
    • Personal trekking Equipment.
    • Sightseeing/Monument entrance fees.
    • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.

    Why you’ll love this trek?

    • Experience the breathtaking scenery of the peaks, lakes and the valleys as this is one of the world’s great classic treks.
    •  Get the beautiful glimpses of Himalayan Ranges and green valleys and hills on the included flight from Kathmandu to Lukla – surely ending with one of the most dramatic landing.
    • Forget all ache in your body and chill on your nose the second you’re warming your hands over a bowl of momos, but the memories of Himalayan Ranges will last a lifetime.
    • You’ll be accompanied by an experienced trek guide who will not only give you support but also introduce you t the rich local Sherpa culture.

    Is this trip right for you?

    •  The weather can be unpredictable in Himalayas and every year the trips have flights to or from Lukla are delayed or cancelled due to change in weather.
    • One cannot underestimate the fitness during the trek. Excellent level of fitness along with strong mentality is required.
    • The lodges we stay in on the trek are very simple with basic facilities. Hot water, electricity may not be always available while the Wi-Fi available at some locations may have poor connections.
    •  All the travelers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

    Elevation

    Recommended Equipment list for Chola Pass trekking in Nepal

    • Duffel bag ( Company provide complementary)
    • Daypack
    • Down Jacket and Sleeping bag 4 season ( if you need nice and clean down jacket and sleeping bag company provide which needs to be returned after the trek)
    • Hiking pants
    • Waterproof jacket
    • Full – sleeves shirt
    • Jumper or pile jacket
    • T – shirts
    • Trekking boots (Water proof)
    • Camp shoes/Sandal
    • wool socks
    • Light cotton socks for under wool socks( take quite several pairs of these too. Better to carry some extra weight rather than spend the whole time washing socks)
    • Sun hat
    • Beanie
    • Gloves
    • Sun block for lips
    • Sun lotion
    • Goggles or sunglasses ( with spare )
    • Thermal Long underwear (take quite a few pairs. Although the weather may be cold one tends to sweat a lot)
    • windproof pants
    • Water bottle
    • Sewing kit
    • Medical & first aid kit
    • Flash light ( with spare batteries)
    • Personal towel
    • Personal toiletries and medication which should be labelled Please.

    Note:- Tight fitting, figure-hugging clothing, such as those made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals, especially on women. If you find these items comfortable as a base layer then please pack something to wear over the top of them.

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