Fact of this Crossing Pass


Duration: 22 Days

Activities: Crossing Pass

Crossing Day:20

Group size: Min-1 / Max-12

Grading: Tough

Maximum altitude:5545m

Trek style (accommodation): Camping

Transport : Overland/Flight


Crossing Pass in Nepal


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Dhaulagiri French Pass

Gokyo Cho La Pass


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Gokyo Cho La Pass

Gokyo Cho La Pass and with Everest trek demanding previous experience and walking over the pass on snow, takes you into the heart of the mountains and the culture of the Everest region to the foot of the great peak itself. This best-of-both worlds trek combines the two routes to Gokyo and Base Camp by crossing Ngozumpa Glacier and Cho La pass. You fly to Lukla airstrip the start to trek with an easy walk to Phakding and going up crossing Dudh Koshi River couple of times a steep ascent to Namche Bazaar. Normally a day is spent here for acclimatization and just soaking up the atmosphere of this bustling village. From here the trail passes through some high Sherpa settlements with tremendous scenery, as we climb towards Gokyo we have superb views down the valley to Kongtega and up towards Cho Oyu. The views at Gokyo are spectacular with the best being obtained after a short climb above the lake. On the way to Cho-La (5,420m). We follow the valley's eastern side to Thagna offering more spectacular views. Crossing the pass; we head up to Lobuche village and finally to your highest overnight at Gorak Shep. This is the jumping off point for the climb up to Kala Patter (5545m) for spectacular views of Mt. Everest. From here the trail descends to Tengboche-Namche and then to Lukla, from where we fly back to Kathmandu.


Itinerary of Gokyo Cho La Pass

Day 01: Arrival kathmandu International Airport meet Ghale Treks and Tours airport representative, welcome transfer to hotel and rest of the day free for leisure. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Full day guided sightseeing around world heritage sites inside Kathmandu valley. Hotel Overnight.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2840M) & Trek to Phakding (2800M) - Approx.4 hrs-

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazzar (3440M) - Approx- 6 hrs-

Day 05: Trek to Syangboche, Rest/Acclimatization and Back to Namche Bazzar- approx 3 hrs-

Day 06: Trek to Portse Tanga (3790M) - Approx 4/5 hrs-

Day 07: Trek to Dole (4200M) - Approx 3 hrs

Day 08: Trek to MachherMo (4470M) - Approx 4 hrs-

Day 09: Trek to Gokyo- RI (4750M) – Approx 4 hrs-

Day 10: Trek to Gokyo Peak (5463M) and Back to Gokyo Ri- approx. 4 hrs-

Day 11: Trek to Dragnak- Approx 3 hrs-

Day 12: Trek to Cho-la Pass (5368M) & Trek to Dzongla (4860M) - approx 7 hrs-

Day 13: Trek to Labuche (5018M) - Approx 4 hrs-

Day 14: Trek to Gorakshep (5170M) - Approx 3 hrs

Day 15: Trek to Everest base camp (5364M) - Gorakshep (5170M)- approx 6 hrs-

Day 16: Trek to Kalapattar (5545M) & Trek back down to Pheriche (4280M) - approx 6/7 hrs-

Day 17: Trek to Tengboche (3860M) - Approx.4/5 hrs-

Day 18: Trek to Namche or Manju (2800M) - Approx 5/6 hrs-

Day 19: Trek to Lukla- 5 hrs-

Day 20: Fly to Kathmandu & transfer to hotel

Day 21: Free Day/rest day. Or tour of Patan & Bhaktapur city (ask us for special cost).Hotel - (B)

Day 22: Departure, Transfer to airport flight onward


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