Gokyo Cholapass and Kalapathar

Gokyo Cholapass and Kalapathar

Gokyo Chola pass is the most interesting trekking trail of Everest region which commences from Lukla and ends at the same place. Different sorts of flora and fauna, picturesque views of the entire Khumbu range, old monasteries, the unique Sherpa culture and magnificent scenery of Gokyo lakes, Chola pass and Kalapathar are the main interesting part of this trek.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m)
You will be picked up by our airport representative and transferred to the hotel. You can have refreshment at the hotel and explore around city.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley and preparation of the trek
Today, we will drive you to Bhaktapur for sightseeing. It is one of the oldest heritage sight of Kathmandu valley where you can see the ancient Bhaktapur Durbar Square and others old temple as well. After that you will be taken to Boudhanath Stupa which is the most popular and huge Buddhist temple of Nepal. Having finished it, we will drive you to Hotel and prepare for the trek.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding(2623m)
On the next day, we fly to Lukla early in the morning which takes around 35m where we will meet our trekking staffs and then trek to Phakding. It takes around 4 hours to get to Phakding from Lukla where we spend a night.
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3435m)
From Phakding the trail continues to Chhumawa with the beautiful scenery of waterfalls along with the magnificent view of Thamserkuhimal then crosses a long expansion bridge and gets at Monju and Jorsale where we stop for Lunch. After that we cross thrice the Dudhkosi River and from the last expansion brides the trails ascend till Namche bazaar around 3 hours.  It takes around 7 hours from Phakding to Namche Bazaar.
Day 05: At Namche for acclimatization
You have whole day free at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization whereyou can visit Sherpa museum and army camp to see the Everest view along with detail information for flora and fauna that can be found in this region. After that, we come back to the hotel and will spend the time by wandering around Namche Bazaar.
Day 06: Namche to Phortse Thanga (3680m)
First part of the trail slightly goes uphill to Namche Bazaar and turn to PhortseThanga via Khumjung, Dudhkoshi Valley. The trail is zigzag and alone the trail some time you will see mountain goats, Himalayan Thar and other birds of Khumbu Himalaya Overnight at tea house
Day 07: PhortseThanga to Mochhermo (4470m)
The way goes through the middle of forest and offers the magnificent vista of Cho Oyu (8201m) other snowy peak of Khumbu Himalaya Overnight at teahouse.
Day 08:  Machhermo to Gokyo(4790)
The whole trail is zigzag. The mountain vista seen from the Gokyo region is captivating. Further two hours climb to Gokyo RI (5350m); a small peak above the lake offers the spectacular panorama of Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Makalu and Cholatse.
Day 09: Rest day at Gokyo
you can stay whole day free at Gokyo for acclimatization.

Day 10: GokyoRi and trek to Tangnak
you can trek to Gokyo Peak which start early in the morning. The summit offers the extravagant vista of Cho You, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu. While climbing down you can enjoy the view of Gokyo Lake. After that we continue our journey to Tangnak which takes around 4 hours and spend a night there.
Day 11:  Tangnak to Cholapass and trek to Dzongla
After having spent a wonderful night at Tangnak, we continue our journey to Dzongla. From here the trail gently climbs up about 3 hours then denscends through a pasture and arrives at the bottom of Cholas pass. From here the route goes through a rocky trail and ascends up to Chola pass with the view of Gokyo valley along with snow capped mountains. As you pass the Chola, the trail climbs down till Dzongla where we spend a night. It takes about 8 hour approximately.
Day 12: Dzongla to Lobuche(4910m)
One of the relaxed days is from Dzongla to Lobuche due to the magnificent views of Everest, Pumori and easy walking. Today, after breakfast, the way goes through yak pasture and all the way is flat till Lobuche which takes about 3 hours. We stay a night there.
Day 13: Lobuche to Gorekshep(5140m)
Lobuche is a small place where only a few lodges are available. The way is flat at the beginning but later it goes through rocky landslide and sometime you may feel exhausted due to its altitude. We go directly to Gorekshep for lunch which takes approximately 5 hours.
Day 14: Gorekshep to Pheriche(4240m)
Gorekshep is the last destination of this trek where we spend a night. On the next day, we climb up to Kalapathar which may takes about 4 hours. Kalapathar is the popoular view point from where you can see the Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Pumori, the Khumbu ice fall and sunrise. After that, we will descend down to 
Gorekshep, have breakfast and continue our joueny back to Pheriche.
Day 15: Pheriche to tyangboche(3860m)
On the next day, we will constantly descend down to Pangboche with the beautiful view of Mt. Amandablam, Lhotse and Tyanboche monastery. The way crosses the Imja stream and passes through dense forest of pine and finally arrives at Tyangboche. By the Evening, we visit the Tyangboche monastery which is one of the oldest monasteries of Everest region.
Day 16: Tyangboche to Namche Bazaar
The way descends directly to Pungi Tanga and crosses a long suspension bridge. After that the trial gently ascends to Kyangjuma and finally arrives at Namche Bazaar where we spend a night. It takes about 6 hours from Tyangboche to Namche Baxzaar.
Day 17: Namche to Lukla
Namche is a beautiful city of Khumbu region from where we descend down to Dudhkoshi River, cross the suspension bridge several times. We follow the same route to Lukla which takes around 7 hours. By the evening we will arrive at Lukla and sleep a night there.
Day 18: Fly back to Kathmandu
we will fly early in the morning from Lukla to Kathmandu with the magnificent views of Kongde Himal, Mt.Everest along with the entire Khumbu and langtang ranges. We will be picked up by the airport representative and transferred to the hotel.
Day 19: Free day
Today is whole day free and you can do shopping and packing for your final departure. By the evening, we will take you to the Nepali Chulo for farewell dinner and then drop to the hotel.
Day 20: Final airport drop
The driver will drop you to the airport for your final departure.

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