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Gokyo Lake & Cho-La Pass Trek - 18 Days

Gokyo Lake & Cho-La Pass Trek – 18 Days

Gokyo Lake & Cho-La Pass Trek; lies towards the west of the more famous Khumbu region of the Himalaya. The serene valley boasts extensive pastures for yaks to graze during summer and the pristine turquoise lakes are simply breathtaking. The trek goes up the Everest trail only as far as the teahouses at Kenjoma (where the trail from Khumjung joins the main trail). From this point, the trail leads up towards Mong La pass before dropping steeply back down to the banks of the Dudh Koshi River. The trail then leads past rhododendron and oak forests and waterfalls. A couple of hours on this enchanting trail and Dole is reached, where you spend the night in a teahouse.From Dole, it is only four hours to Machherma. The valley is dominated by the unclimbed Mt. Kyojo Ri. The final trail up to Gokyo goes past teahouses at Pangkha and up the terminal moraine of the Ngozumpa glacier, which is the largest glacier in the country. Above the moraine you can see the crystal clear lakes.
Cho Oyu (8,153m) is seen towards the north from Gokyo. There are many great views around the valley. The most popular of them is seen by ascending a ridge for 2-3 hours to the north-west to reach a small summit. You can enjoy a spectacular panoramic view extending from Cho Oyu and Everest, to Lhotse all the way to Makalu. This view is  conceivably better than what one sees above GorakShep. We follow the Cho La pass being the most traveled, connecting with the Khumbu valley near Lobuche. Then, we ahead towards Everest Base Camp and Kalapathhar. Finally, we be back to Lukla and fly to Kathmandu.


Outline Itinerary of Gokyo lake & Cho-La Pass trek

Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative
Day 02 : Sightseeing at kathmandu valley (Heritage Sites)
Day 03 : Kathmandu to Lukla (2,815m) fly – Duration: 35 minutes and trek to Phakding (2,610m) walk – Duration; 3 hrs
Day 04 : Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 05 : Explore Namche Bazaar and acclimatization
Day 06 : Trek Namche Bazzar to Dole (4,110m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 07 : Dole to Machhermo (4,470m) wealk – Duration: 4 hrs
Day 08 : Machharmo to Gokyo (4,800m) walk – Duration: 4 hrs
Day 09 : Explore Gokyo valley and Acclimatization
Day 10 : Trek to Thangna/Dragnag (4,700m) walk – Duration: 4.5 hrs
Day 11 : Trek to Dzongla (4,830m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs. Over the Cho La Pass ( 5,368m)
Day 12 : Trek to Lobuche (4,910m) walk – Duration: 4.5 hrs
Day 13 : Trek to Gorak Shep (5,110m) walk – Duration: 3.5 hrs and visit to Everest base camp (5,364 m)
Day 14 : Hike to Kala Pattar (5,54 m) and trek to Panboche walk – Duration: 7 hrs
Day 15 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) walk – Duration: 5.5 hrs
Day 16 : Trek to Lukla (2,815m) walk – Duration: 7 hrs
Day 17 : Fly back to Kathmandu within 35 minutes at Domestic airport and transfer to hotel
Day 18 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination

1. Itinerary can be made increase or decrease according to yours holidays in Nepal.
2. After this Gokyo Lake & Cho-La Pass Trek if you are interested for other activities like Jungle Safari, Rafting, or more hiking in other region’s we can organize as yours desire.


    Price Adult        Status
 $ 1845 per person  Trip is Available
 € 1650 per person   Trip is Available

Join with us on an Gokyo Lake & Cho-La Pass Trek in 2021 /2022
Email: info@alpinetrav.com / ramalpinetrav@gmail.com/

Note:
Because of Road conditions, weather conditions, arbitrary authorities, difficulties with local means of transport and many other influencing factors, the specified itinerary cannot be guaranteed. However, mentioned above announcement only represents the planned itinerary without guaranteeing the exact sequence in detail.

Itinerary

Day 1

Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative
Day 02 : Sightseeing at kathmandu valley (Heritage Sites)
Day 03 : Kathmandu to Lukla (2,815m) fly – Duration: 35 minutes and trek to Phakding (2,610m) walk – Duration; 3 hrs
Day 04 : Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 05 : Explore Namche Bazaar and acclimatization
Day 06 : Trek Namche Bazzar to Dole (4,110m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 07 : Dole to Machhermo (4,470m) wealk – Duration: 4 hrs
Day 08 : Machharmo to Gokyo (4,800m) walk – Duration: 4 hrs
Day 09 : Explore Gokyo valley and Acclimatization
Day 10 : Trek to Thangna/Dragnag (4,700m) walk – Duration: 4.5 hrs
Day 11 : Trek to Dzongla (4,830m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs. Over the Cho La Pass ( 5,368m)
Day 12 : Trek to Lobuche (4,910m) walk – Duration: 4.5 hrs
Day 13 : Trek to Gorak Shep (5,110m) walk – Duration: 3.5 hrs and visit to Everest base camp (5,364 m)
Day 14 : Hike to Kala Pattar (5,54 m) and trek to Panboche walk – Duration: 7 hrs
Day 15 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) walk – Duration: 5.5 hrs
Day 16 : Trek to Lukla (2,815m) walk – Duration: 7 hrs
Day 17 : Fly back to Kathmandu within 35 minutes at Domestic airport and transfer to hotel
Day 18 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination

Price Includes:

  • Pickup, drop off, upon arrival and departure (International & domestic both)
  • 3 nights at 3* Hotel in Kathmandu on Bed & Breakfast Basis-Double Room
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu Heritage sites (All entrance fee)
  • All necessary ground transportation as in the itinerary
  • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu Flight tickets and all airport taxes including of guide
  • Full board Tea House/Lodge service for whole trekking period
  • Experienced, English speaking, Government – licensed trekking guide
  • Assistant guide in need if group size more than 4 people
  • Sagarmatha National park fee/Trekkers' Information TIMS fee
  • Khumbu Pashang Lhamu Rural Municipality fees
  • Staff, Porters accommodation and wages to and from Lukla
  • Staff, porters; food, equipment, salary and insurance
  • Porters for carry luggage, 20Kgs – 25Kgs (1 porter 2 guest's)
  • In unfavorable condition, assist with all rescue and evacuation arrangements
  • Provides first aid kits to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude
  • All Government Taxes and Service charges
  • Welcome dinner and farewell dinner

Price doesn't Include:

  • Nepal Visa ($ 25 for 15 days or$ 40 for 30 days)
  • For Nepal trip two passport size photographs
  • Drinks, showers, WIFI possible charging fees
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Items expenses of personal nature
  • Tips for Staff and Porters

Cost Details

Gokyo Lake & Cho-La Pass Trek – 18 Days

    Price Adult        Status
 $ 1845 per person  Trip is Available
 € 1650 per person   Trip is Available

Join with us on an Gokyo Lake & Cho-La Pass Trek in 2021 /2022
Email: info@alpinetrav.com / ramalpinetrav@gmail.com/

Note:
Because of Road conditions, weather conditions, arbitrary authorities, difficulties with local means of transport and many other influencing factors, the specified itinerary cannot be guaranteed. However, mentioned above announcement only represents the planned itinerary without guaranteeing the exact sequence in detail.

Hiring Porter, Guide

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Hiring Guide, Porter & Porter Guide

Guides are professional, trained, experienced and licensed in Nepal best suited for Himalayas. They speak good English, have sound knowledge of Nepalese cultures, religions and familiarized with life styles of people. They are friendly, helpful and honest in matter of services to our trekkers always. As whole, Guides set the required programmers for whole treks.

Porters are best suited for Mountaineering and Trekking in Himalayas with fit and strong enough physique. They are to carry your bags during trek. No doubt, some of them will speak little English as well for you. But they won’t be much reliable for you to explain about the things around and may not be well enough to handle if any of our trekker falls for Altitude Sickness like difficulties in Treks. However, all our porters in Nepal trip are well Equipped, Insured and paid.

Porter Guides are the one responsible to arrange the accommodation, Lodge for the trekkers. They speak English. They lead the way in the reliable ways. But they don’t carry the bags much as the Porters do. However, they are the one who have the whole knowledge required for the treks. To stand for altitude sickness and to know the backgrounds of the trekking trails and destinations and others, these are the one who make the right decision for you and explore with you. Porter Guides carry out the responsible of Guides and Porters as a whole.

Porter, Porter Guide & Guide in Nepal Hiring Cost

1. Annapurna Region / Langtang Gosaikunda

A. Cost is in USD
$20 – for a porter per day
$30 – for a porter guide per day
$25 – for a guide per day

B. Cost is in Euro
€17 – for a porter per day
€27 – for a porter guide per day
€22 – for a guide per day

2. Everest Region / Makalu Region

A. Cost is in USD
$25 – for a Porter per day
$35 – for a porter guide per day
$30 – for a guide per day

B. Cost is in Euro
€22 – for a porter per day
€32 – for a porter guide per day
€27 – for a guide per day
Note: Your porter, porter guide and guide insurance and Transport are not included in this price (like bus ticket flight tickets).
Insurance; per person porter, porter guide and guide insurance costs $30 / €27

Cost for Porter, Porter Guide & Guide includes

Guide: Accommodation, food, equipment, salary & insurance
Porter: Accommodation, food, equipment, salary & insurance
Porter guide: Accommodation, food, equipment, salary & insurance

Weight limit to carry by Porter & Porter guide

Maximum porter carries 20 – 25 kg (1 porter 2 guests)
Porter guide carries maximum 12 – 15 kg

Paying Salary to Porter, Porter Guide & Guide

Clients can directly pay to AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions in kathmandu after arrival or clients can even directly transfer the amount at WESTERN UNION earlier. The suitable choice is yours.

Available of Porter Guide

Everest Region / Annapurna Region / Langtang and Gosaikunda / Makalu base camp Trek
Join with us on AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions 2021 /2022
Email: info@alpinetrav.com / ramalpinetrav@gmail.com

Best Trekking Seasons of Nepal

Climatic conditions of Nepal vary from one place to another in accordance with the geographical features. However, Nepal is the best land to visit at any season. Here, you can find good places to trek in the mountain region throughout the year. Although the average width of Nepal is only about 200m., it comprises a good topographical diversity and varied altitude resulting considerable climatic differences. As a result one can feel a diverse type of vegetation and climate even in a single day walk. Nepal’s weather condition depends on the season and altitude of at the place. Weather is generally predictable and remains pleasant in Nepal.

Spring: March – May
Spring season starts from March and ends in May. Days are warm with hazy mornings and temperature fluctuates between 20 *C – 30* C (68* F to 86* F). This is a good to trek in this season as the ascending altitudes gets colorful appearance by Rhododendron blooms and piled up snow starts to melt in the higher altitudes.

Summer: June – August
Summer starts from June and lasts for August. Nepal gets rain fall due to monsoon and summer is pre-monsoon and monsoon months with occasional evening-thunderstorms and hot temperature. During the monsoon it rains almost every day and visibility is poor. However, the beginning days of summer are warm and humid, you have better chance to visit Everest area but the late summer is rainy and best to trek the areas like Dolpo, Manang and Mustang as the areas lies in rain shadow.

Autumn: September – November
Autumn is busiest tourist season in Nepal. Many trekkers and climbers prefer autumn as best time to visiting Nepal. During the season, days are clear with fine weather, visibility is good, least rain, people in festive mood, mild temperature fluctuating between 20* C to 30* C (68* F to 86* F). This is the same season when the main festivals of Nepali, specially Hindu, Dashain, Tihar and Chhat are celebrated.

Winter: December – February
Winter days are mostly clear, morning and evening are cold and afternoon is pretty sunny. The higher altitudes get occasional snowfalls. The season is fit to trek only in the lower elevations. The temperature falls even lower than freezing point in mountain regions and fluctuates between 0* C to 20* C in valleys like Kathmandu.

Additional Informations

Guide in Nepal
Experienced, Trained, Professional Trekking, Tours and Peak Climbing Guide in Nepal is our identity. We have built our carrier from Porters in Nepal Tourism. We have experience for high altitude Himalayas with Nepal Trekkers and have adequate knowledge on how to organize the trip and to well manage. We guide to the tourists for all aspects like not only for Mountains but also for Culture sightseeing in Kathmandu valley, Pokhara, Lumbini. Well, if you need an experienced, trained, Nepal Government License Holder and very helpful Guide in Nepal, we are ready to assist you for your amazing Nepal Treks.

Trekking Guide:
Trekking guide is the one who knows the Himalayan regions trails, cultures, accommodations, Mountains, people, their familiarity and have over 5000 meters walking experience. Guide assists to travelers for their travel in Nepal with safety measures and precautions. Guide must be very helpful, understanding, and flexible with his honesty. One must know about altitude sickness if the travelers have altitude sickness problem, Guide must know how to rescue or pre prevent.

Culture Guide:
Culture guide is non- adventure guide. Culture Guide works with the Cultural and Historical Monuments sites. The one who is well familiarized in kathmandu valley, Pokhara, Lumbini like Heritage Sites. Culture guide lets you know about cultures, History, Temples, Gompas, monastery, people and religions of Nepal.

Peak Climbing Guide:
Peak climbing Guide is the one with high knowledge about Risky and Succeed-able Adventures in Nepal. Peak Climbing Guide must be licensed and must be strong, experience about the high Peaks.

Know the some info about Guide before book your Trek.
Trekking Guide Age: 22 to 50 years old.
Trekking Guide Experience: Guide must be well known about the Trekking trails and trekking routes where the travelers want to travel.
Trekking Guide High altitude health condition: While hiring a guide, travelers must know about his guide high altitude experience. He must be gone over the 5000 meters. And he must be worked as Porter in the beginning.
Trekking Guide Qualification: Must have obtained Nepal Government Trekking Guide license in Nepal. And he must have done first aid training.
Trekking Guide Language: Trekking Guides have to speak fluent English as Compulsion and in addition must know other languages if he can.
Trekking Guide must know: Trekking Routes, trails, Accommodation, cultures, Mountains.
Trekking Guide Insurance: Trekking Guide must have insurance. While hiring a guide be sure with his insurance.
Hygiene: Must be personally hygienic.
Map reading: Guide must know about map reading with Compass using.

Travel Document:
Passport (must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the duration of the trip), trekking permit and visa for Nepal. We will inform you more about the further procedure with the travel confirmation.

Extra Cost:
Nepal Visa (USD 25 for 15 days or USD 40 for 30 days)
Drinks, showers, WIFI possible charging fees

Climate & Weather:
Nepal has different climatic zones. However, from 15th of September to mid-May, the relatively stable weather conditions ensure good to optimal travel conditions.

Note:
Because of Road conditions, weather conditions, arbitrary authorities, difficulties with local means of transport and many other influencing factors, the specified itinerary cannot be guaranteed. However, mentioned above announcement only represents the planned itinerary without guaranteeing the exact sequence in detail.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Gokyo Lake & Cho-La Pass Trek

Trip Facts

  • 18 Days
  • Difficult/Moderate
  • 5545 Meter
  • Spring (March-April-May) Autumn (Sep-Oct-Nov)
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Both way (Flight)
  • Tea House/Lodge