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Everest and Cho La Pass Trek

Everest and Cho La Pass Trek

€2250 per person

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10 October, 2019 30 October, 2019 €2250 12

Everest Base Camp and Cho la pass trekking is challenging than Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Cho la pass. Cho la pass trekking via Everest Base Camp is perfect for those who want to challenging adventures in Himalaya and wish to do the trek differently than normal trekkers. The Everest Base Camp and Cho la pass trekking is also known as Everest circuit/circle trekking suitable for those who want see the close view of world’s highest peak Mount Everest, reaching at the base camp of Mount Everest, Kala Pattar and as same time summit the famous high pass trail in Everest. After Everest base camp and KalaPatthar hiking your next destination is to go Gokyo Lakes/Gokyo Valley crossing over the Cho La Pass, it is a bit challenging trek but wonderful journey in Everest, you get opportunity to summit the Cho La pass (5368m), discover Gokyo Lakes and climb the Gokyo Ri/Peak (5357m) to see the beautiful mountain views including mount Everest…

This trek also starts from Lukla airport just about 45 minutes flight journey from Kathmandu airport. Namaste Nomad lead trekking guide fly with you to Lukla from Kathmandu and meet our rest Porters/Sherpa in Lukla to carry your luggage. Please go through the itinerary for details…

  • Destination
  • Departure
    Lukla-Kathmandu
  • Included
    Everest and Cho La Pass Trek
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Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu
After your arrival in Kathmandu airport our representative will transfer to you Hotel by private vehicle. After Check-in hotel refreshing few minutes and we will give short briefing about the trip and request to pay the due balance of the trip.
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Day 2: Kathmandu View
After breakfast, the tour guide will come to your hotel to take you for full day sightseeing tours in historical monuments places swayambhunath known as monkey temple, Kathmandu durbar square and Patan durbar square then drive back to Hotel.
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Day 3: Mountain Flight to lukla (2860 m) 45 min & Trek to Phakding (2610m)
After breakfast, the tour guide will come to your hotel to take you for full day sightseeing tours in historical monuments places swayambhunath known as monkey temple, Kathmandu durbar square and Patan durbar square then drive back to Hotel.
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Day 4: Phakding trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
After breakfast we walking through a beautiful pine forest, the track leads us along the Dudh Koshi River through many suspension bridges, one of which is the famous Hillary Suspension Bridge. First, we catch wonderful prospect of the glistening Mt. Thamserku (6618 m). we come to the check post and entrance to Sagarmatha National Park. After a final steep ascent of about one hour we get first sight fist of at Mt. Everest, over the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge, take break and enjoy the view often along the route, no hurry. Namche Bazaar, a gateway to Mt. Everest and main trading centre of this region.  River side hotel.
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Day 5: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Today is the day for acclimatization. However, we do not spend worth less at the lodge. It is highly suggested to climb up and stay overnight at low altitude so our body can adjust the high altitude climate. In the morning visit nearby attraction; Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest photo Gallery, this is just 15-minute walking distance from Namche Bazaar. From the museum you can have the spectacular picturesque Mountain View and take some photographs. Then start trekking to Everest view hotel passing through Syangboche Airport (3700m), which is situated at the highest altitude, takes about 2 hours. We climb further to reach Mt. Everest View Hotel for great panoramic views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Tawache, Kusum Kangkaru, Thamserku, Kongde and many more. We can have a tea with the view there.
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Day 6: Namche bazaar trek to Tengboche (3867m)
Today after breakfast we ascend out of the village and follow a high, fairly level path above the  river Dudh Kosi enjoying spectacular mountain views of Everest, Nuptse and Lhotse as we go. We pass the various 'shops' set up by Tibetans selling trinkets and then descend through forest of blue pine to cross the Dudh Kosi again at Phunki (3250m). Today we spend night at Thyangboche village ,the spectacularly sited Thyangboche Monastery(3867m) from where there are brilliant views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse Ama Dablam and Taboche to the north and northeast, Thamserku and Kantega to the southeast and Kwangde to the southwest. Night at family tea house.
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Day 7: Tengboche trek to Dingboche (4410m)
After breakfast we start our trekking with descending through Rhododendron forest to the Imja Khola and we walk exciting bridge on the Imja Khola and walk passing by a long Mani stone wall to enter the village of Pangboche. Our route continues through through rivers, valley ,pine forest  to Dingboche. Overnight at family tea house.
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Day 8: Dingboche trek to Lobuche (4910m)
After breakfast our walking bringing us to Dusa from where we descend to a stream at 4580m. Immediately above we reach the teahouse of Dughla and continue to a ridge, which has several memorials to Sherpa and climbers killed on expeditions to Everest we will take a minute and pray for their depart soul. Continue along the moraine of the Khumbu Glacier, with views of Kala Pattar and Pumori to reach Lobuche at 4930m. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge Labuche pretty damp and cold village most of the time so prepare with good clothing before arrive.
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Day 9: Lobuche trek to Gorak Shep (5140m) then visit Everest Base, Camp (5364m)
Today bit challenging, long and hard day so we leave early morning at 4am we start walking through the Khumbu Glacier to Gorakshep (5,180m)- About 3 hrs walk. We take 1hour break for our breakfast before start our summit hike. The trail winds up and down through fascinating ice to the area known as Everest Base Camp, where in spring, we might see some of the expedition teams as they prepare to climb the mountain. From the Base Camp we get fantastic close up views of the Khumbu Ice Fall and we can appreciate just how difficult it is to negotiate a route through the huge blocks of ice. We only spend 40 minutes here maximum, do short meditation and greet each other and take deep breath with sense of fulfillment of your dream. Then trek back to Gorakshep. Get ready for tomorrow as we wake up early in the morning for sunrise views from Kala Patthar.
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Day 10: Hike up to Kala Pattar (5545m) for sunrise, descend to Gorak Shep & Dzongla (4830m)
Today is the toughest day for us of entire trekking. We wake up at 4am in the morning and start hike to Kalapathar for spectacular sunrise view and massif of mountains. It will take 2-3 hours to reach to Kala Patthar from Gorakshep. A long but truly an exciting and adventurous hiking will finally land us in Kala Patthar & explore majestic views of mountains such as Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Pumori (7161m), Lola peak, Khumbutse peak (6640m), Baruche (7129m), Nuptse (7861m), Ama Dablam (6856m), Kangtega (6685m), Thamserku (6608m), Lhotse (8516) and it’s range, and last one on the far right hand corner is the Tibetan ranges. We will enjoy the panoramic views of Himalayas and capture the moments in our cameras. This moment is one of the unforgettable alive memories for the rest of our lifetime. Remember you might feel very cold and lack of oxygen, water bottle might get frozen, mobile and camera might not work. Do not forget to get thick warm clothes and protective equipment such warm cap and gloves. We don't stay at Kala Patthar for long as it is freezing weather. We spend about half an hour and capture all the memories in our camera as photo and video then descend back to Gorek Shep, breakfast and then trek to Dzongla via Lobuche We can enjoy the magnificent views of Thamserku, Ama Dablam and Kangtega on the way ahead. We will serve hot tea and popcorn at the top for giving you some energy and sense of satification.
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Day 11: Hike up to Cho La pass (5368m) and trek down to Thangna (4700m)
This day at first we walk on the flagstone path for some time passing through arid valley. Then we ascend in the steep path to Chola pass in the icy trails along Chola glacier. After we reach Chola pass we descend down on another side through the stony path until we reach Phedi. From there we climb down up to Thangna. It is a small village with few lodges and tea shops. You can catch a glimpse of Machhermo peak and some others.
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Day 12:Thangna to Gokyo Lake (4750m)
We walk along the glacier route until we reach first Lake of Gokyo. The trek is easier over flat path following Dudh Koshi River up to Gokyo. It is a windy valley and situated near the third lake. At Gokyo you are stunned by the natural beauty of Dudh Pokhari Lake.
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Day 13: Trek to Gokyo lake (4750 m) and explore to Gokyo Ri (5357m)
An early start this morning for the ascent of Gokyo Ri (5360m), a small peak above Gokyo village. where from the Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt Cho Oyu (8,153m), Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu and other peaks are visible. As we climb the views become even more fantastic and from the top we can see four of the seven highest peaks in the Nepal Himalaya:  We return to Gokyo for lunch. After Lunch we will expolre the lake.
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Day 14: Gokyo Lake trek to Dole (4090m)
The way from Gokyo to dole is an easy downhill walk along the Dudh Koshi River that emerges out of the Ngozumpa Glacier. Passing by the second and then the first Gokyo Lakes, we come to a small gushing stream over an iron bridge. We see the hamlet of Phangka ahead. Cholatse and Taboche peaks rear up on the right of us. The trail descends below Phangka, and across a level terrace on the slope to climb a rib on the far side of the hill side. Upon reaching the Chorten at the edge, we see great views of Thamserku , Cho Oyu, and Kangtega. Night stay in Dole.
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Day 15: Dole trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
After breakfast trek from Dole to Monjo village, this will take approximately 6 hours. From Dole the trail drops sharply down to the Dudh Kosi River after long walk reach to Phortse Thangka. We ascend steep up to Mongla Hill (3973m) for about one and half hour. From Mongla Hill offers you the excellent views of Aama Dablam, Thamserku, Kusum Kangkaru, Kongde Ri and Tawache peak. At Mongla Hill enjoy the leisurely lunch exploring the panoramic mountain views. Descent to the Sanasa and retrek  to Namche bazaar.
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Day 16: Namche Bazzar trek to Lukla (2840m)
Finally we return to Lukla where the trek began, which will seem like a lifetime ago. Back to full civilization with coffee shops and pubs with pizza.  We also take you to explore the town.
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Day 17: Fly back Lukla to Kathmandu (1310m) 35 min flight
Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu will take 45 minutes of amazing scenic mountain flight lands you in the domestic terminal of the airport. Up on arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel and in the afternoon hot shower, best food, and maybe massages.
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Day 18: Sightseeing to Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Bhaktapur
( This tour is optional, you can chose what you like to do today in many activities around Kathmandu) After breakfast, tour guide will take to you for full day sightseeing in historical monuments sightseeing places including Boudhanath (biggest Buddhist stupa), Pashupatinath temple (A biggest Hindu temple) & Bhaktapur durbar square then drive back to Hotel.
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Day 19:Relax day in Kathmandu
Today, you have leisure day for relax or shopping in Kathmandu so you can do your own activities by yourself or consult with company to arrange extra activities.
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Day 20: Depart Kathmandu
After breakfast, it’s time to say good bye or lets plan another trip to another destination of Himalayas.

PRICE INCLUDES

Airport pick up and airport drop by private transportation

Twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast

Historical monuments cities sightseeing with tour guide

Sightseeing transportation by Non A/C comfortable vehicle

Sightseeing entrance fees for historical cities sightseeing

Kathmandu hotel to airport and airport to hotel transportation by car/van/bus depend on group size

Kathmandu to Lukla, Lukla to Kathmandu air tickets and airport taxes for guest and staff (Guide)

Twin sharing trekking accommodation in normal Trekkers lodge / Teahouse

Three time meal a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking

Desert /fruit after having diner as company provide

Government license holder trekking guide /leader for the team

One porter from Lukla who will carry your luggage during the trekking (Two person get one porter)

Everest / Sagarmatha National park entry fee

Trekker's Information Management system (TIMS) card

Insurance for Nepalese staff (Trekking guide and Porters)

Nepal Government tax and Office service charge

PRICE EXCLUDES

Lunch and Dinner during the stay in Kathmandu

International air tickets and airport taxes

Nepal entry visa fee US$ 25 (duration 15 days ) and US$ 40 (duration 30 days )

Personal trekking equipment s and Clothing

Wire Transfer charge or Credit card service charge as company rule

Alcoholic beverages, laundry, Telephone calls and all type of hot drinks

Soft drinks such as cola,Beers mineral water etc

Personal nature expenses and Tipping (Tips)

High risk medical / travel insurance

Hot Water, Hot shower, internet and Battery charge fees

Emergency rescue evacuation (if needed)

Any other things not mentioned