Gokyo Cho La Pass Trek

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The Gokyo Cho La Pass Trekking provides the numerous opportunities to witness the Himalayan range. The glacial lake, Sherpa community culture, glacial rivers and alpine forests are the highlights of the Everest region. Furthermore, the Gokyo Cho La Pass trekking presents the trailers for the peak climbing as well. The aspiring trekkers who are searching for the high altitude madness and wilderness in the bulk of snow comprising of the glacial river and lake, the Gokyo Ri Trek is the best destination to relish that dream.

The joyous Gokyo Cho La Pass Trekking journey starts from the adventurous flight up to the Lukla from Kathmandu. The majestic mountain range view along the flight would take away all your monotonous and drabness of your life. The Lukla is the gateway to the majestic Mount Everest and most of the trekkers. In this region trek usually  starts from Lukla, however, the trek can be started from Jiri too. The first day of the Gokyo Cho la Pass trekking would act as an acclimatization act as it consists of the light hiking to the Phakding.

The next day adventurous trekking would take you to the Namche Bazaar the Sherpa hub in the Khumbu region. The next destination for the Everest trekkers would be the Everest View Hotel,which is the highest located hotel in Earth from where the majestic view of Mahalangur Himalayan Range can be seen. The touristic eyes will not be able to capture this enigmatic beauty of mother nature neither can the lens of the camera can capture to the fullest.  This short hiking can be considered as the acclimatization hiking before embarking the journey to the Gokyo Lakes Trek and Everest Base Camp.

The Gokyo Cho La Pass trekking from the Namche to Gokyo Lake would be an enthralling experience passing by Dole and Machhermo. Furthermore,the short hiking of Chukung and Gorekshep prepare you for the trek to Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar. The five lakes present in the Gokyo region in altitude around 5000m would surprise you with the design of the geographical setting in the Khumbu region. It seems as if the god himself created heaven on earth so that he/she could come here for the relaxation and revitalization process.

The majestic glacial lakes could be compared to the romantic tales of Shakespeare tale.  The glacial lake helps you to forget all the pain and hardship done while trekking to the place. The lakes and the tales of climbers in the Everest would ignite your creativity; moreover, you do your work back home with lots of exuberance and perseverance. This Trekking also popular for the Pumori Peak Climbing, Lobuche Peak Climbing or Everest Expedition team.

Witness this gigantic mountain range and serene lakes up there in the Himalayas in a superb manner, with the help of expert guidance of Peregrine Treks Pvt. Ltd. Come, witness, this Himalayan nation as it is said that naturally Nepal once is not enough.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1:  Arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu (1300m/4264ft)

Day 2:   Kathmandu valley sightseeing

Day 3:  Fly to Lukla from Kathmandu and trek to Phakding (2651m/8700ft) 8km, 3 hrs trek

Day 4:  Phakding to Namche (3440m/11280ft) 11km, 6-7 hrs

Day 5:  Namche Acclimatization day or exploration day

Day 6:  Namche to Tengboche (3870m/12694ft) 10km, 5-6 hrs

Day 7:  Tengboche to Dingboche (4360m/14300ft) 9km, 5-6 hrs

Day 8:  Dingboche 2nd acclimatization day

Day 9:  Dingboche to Lobuche (4940m/16207ft) 7km, 5-6 hrs

Day 10:  Lobuche to Gorakshep (5170m/11280ft) and EBC (5364m/17549ft) 13km, 7-8hrs

Day 11:  Gorakshep to Kalapather (5545m/16961ft) and  return back to Dzongla (4830)

Day 12:  Trek to Dragnak or Thangna via crossing Cho La Pass (5420 M)

Day 13:  Trek to Gokyo Lake (4790)

Day 14:  Climb Gokyo Ri (5483 M) and trek to Dole

Day 15:  Trek down to Namche 5 hours

Day 16:  Trek down to Lukla, 7-8hrs

Day 17:  Fly back to Kathmandu, 32 m

Day 18:  Departure to your country

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