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Gokyo Ri - Kala Pattar Trek

Gokyo Ri - Kala Pattar Trek - Across Cho La Pass


Trip duration: 20 Days
Walking Hour – Normally 4 to 5 Hours Every Day
Grade: Moderate to fairly challenging
Maximum altitude: 5545m
Activity: Trekking
Starts in: Kathmandu - Ends in: Kathmandu
Accommodation: Hotel, camping or Lodge (tea house)
Best Time for Trek – may not be advisable during winter [January & February] and the monsoon season [July & August].

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Mount Everest (8848m)
 
Sagarmatha Himal

Mt. Qumolangma


In the world's highest mountain has several different names. From the westerners it became Mount Everest in 1865. More recently the government of Nepal has given it the name Sagarmatha Himal it means "Head of Ocean". Mount Everest lies in Solukhumbu Region in Nepal; Everest has been a magnet for travelers ever since it's opening to foreigners in 1950. This region is famous not only for its proximity to the world's highest mountain but also meet the Sherpas and visit monasteries, enjoy their world renowned hospitality and witness how life continues very much as it has done for centuries. Everest Region has received countless trekkers and mountaineers from all over the world. Everest Region has developed to a stage where many options are possible-from a full-scale expedition with tents and porters to an independent trek using the local lodges. Sagarmatha National Park established in 1976 covers much of the region. This fascinating land surrounded by high mountains is a real paradise for mountaineers and trekkers. This is an outstanding Trek. This trek begins at the mountain airstrip at Lukla a 35 minutes flight from Kathmandu and trek along the river valley of the Dudh Kosi, brings you to the traditional Sherpa village of Namche , the capital of Everest Region. Our destination is the high altitude five lakes of Gokyo at over 4200m. We have several days to acclimatize ourselves, before following the quite scenic trail to Gokyo on reaching Gokyo visit the highest point at Gokyo Ri for the breathtaking views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Lhotse and Mt. Makalu four world's highest peaks at a glance. One of the most remarkable features of the trek is view of tremendous ice ridge between Mt. Cho Oyu (8153m) and Mt. Gyachung (7922m) in Everest Region. From Gokyo we trek over the Cho La pass onwards to Gorak Shep on the main trail and then visiting Evereest Base Camp and hike up to Kala Pattar another striking view point and incredible view of Khangtiaga, Thamserku and the Nuptse-Lhotse wall with the Mt. Everest rearing above..A further five days are spent descending to Lukla for our flight to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerery

Day 1 Arrive Kathmandu
Day 2 City tour in Kathmandu
Day 3 Flight to Lukla & trek to Phakding (2656m)
Day 4 Trek to Namche (3450m)
Day 5 Rest day in Namche (hiking up to the syangboche airstrip, khunde hospital) & around everest view hotel
Day 6 Trek to Dole (4084m)
Day 7 Trek to Machermo (4410m)
Day 8 Trek to Gokyo (4750m)
Day 9 Excursion around gokyo lake & climb gokyo ri (5483M)
Day 10 Trek down to thangna (foot of the cho la pass )
Day 11 Morning cross cho la pass (5420M) & trek down dzonglha(4843M)
Day 12 Trek to Lobuche (4928m)
Day 13 Gorakshep - morning excursion everest base camp (5364M)
Day 14 AM -hike up to Kalapattar (5545M) then trek down to laboche (4930M)
Day 15 Trek to pangboche(3985M)
Day 16 Trek to Namche bazaar (3440M)
Day 17 Trek to lukla (2886M)
Day 18 Fly back to Kathmandu(1350M)
Day 19 In Kathmandu
Day 20 Final departure

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