Activity: Trekking (Gokyo Lake & Cho-La Pass)
Duration: 18 Days
Altitude: Up to 5,545 meter
Route: Lukla – Namche – Gokyo – Cho La Pass – EBC
Season: March – May & September – November
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
Pricing for Group Size Basis: All inclusive Trekking Cost:
Price for single person: $ 1,950
Price for 2-4 person’s basis: $ 1,775 per person
Price for 5-7 person’s basis: $ 1,660 per person
Price for 8-10 person’s basis: $ 1,575 per person
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CLIMATIC CONDITIONS OF NEPAL
Climatic conditions of Nepal vary from one place to another in accordance with the geographical features. In the northern summers are cool and winters severe, while in south, summers are tropical and winters are mild. Weather determines the trip plan at first. 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.
BEST TREKKING SEASONS 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.
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.
SAFETY AND SATISFACTIONS
We prioritize safety and sound health for our Clients and Employees.
The trek will be guided by one of our experienced, licensed and friendly trekking guide. The guide will be carrying all the essential equipments with a first aid kit for safety reasons. We offer you the insightful meditational trek. During emergence cases, if our clients have any trouble with mountain sickness or any other unforeseen circumstances then we will always be standing by to send a rescue helicopter to bring our clients back to lower places or Kathmandu.
PASSPORT AND VISA
You need to have a Visa to enter in Nepal while travelling. The arrival visa is available at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu where you can simply get On Arrival Visa. You must enter Nepal within six months from the visa issued date. Your total stay is counted starting from the day you enter Nepal. You will be charged $25 USD for 15 days or $40 USD as visa application fees for 30 days tourist visa to the forefingers except for Chinese and India. For those tourists who have Indian and Chinese passports then you do not need a visa (Free Visa).
EXTRA PERSONAL EXPENSES ON TREKKING
During the trek, all your foods are included in the package (Lunch, Breakfast, and Dinner with hot drinks), the foods will be served as per the package program and besides that, any personal and Barbier bills would be extra.
Travel insurance is mandatory for trekkers in participating in any trek and tour programs in the Himalayas. Getting travel insurance, especially while traveling in the mountain areas is like security on which you can rely and enjoy your trip without any worries. We highly recommend getting good compressive travel insurance that covers things like emergency helicopter rescue, medical evacuation expenses it will be assisted protection tour to cover personal injury, injury, repatriation expenses, and any kind of other illness will be covered. Having good travel insurance will not only guarantee you peace of mind while you travel with us but also provide you with complete coverage for anything things that may go wrong.
BOOKING AND PAYMENT PROCESS
AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions is government-authorized and registered trekking and adventure operator based in Nepal. We are also associated with International Tourism Company; Expedition Humanity & Adventure Wilderness GBR. We heartily welcome any adventure interested persons to be booked and be part of our family now. We treat you well as we have family based hospitality. To process a trip booking with us, you’re required to deposit 10 % of the full trip cost in advance to the prior of time to make sure all the reservations such as Hotels, guides, trekking permits, transportation, etc. The remaining of the payment can be easily made to us on your arrival. At the same time, sending all the required documents such as passport, travel insurance copies, and flight details at the time of booking would be highly appreciated as it is mandatory.
The last-minute booking can be made by any interested travelers a day before the trip gets started. Moreover, the payment should be made 100% if you are booking this for the last minute and the booking can be made directly through sending us an email and messages on WhatsApp. 977-9851134813
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.