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Everest Base Camp trek via Gokyo Lakes 15 Days, adventure

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5550m (Kalapattar)

1 Day 35 Minutes flight

14 Days Trekking

Best Season




15 Breakfast

14 Lunch

14 Dinner


14 Nights Lodge




USD 1400 1349

Per person

We Offer Group discount

No of PAX Price / PP
2-4 1349
5-9 1249
More than 10 1149


Everest Base Camp trek via Gokyo Lakes with chola pass is a combination of the Gokyo Lakes (4700m/15420 feet) and Everest Base Camp (5364m/17598 feet) by cross over the Cho-La pass (5368m/17612 feet). Namche Bazaar, Syangboche, Tengboche, Gokyo Ri, 5th Lake, Chola Pass, Everest Base Camp, Kalapather are the major attractions of this trek.

Trip Highlights

  • An adventurous flight experience to Tenzing Hillary Lukla airport.
  • Buddhist Mane walls, Matra written stone, Stupas, Chhorten, Monasteries.
  • Experience the Sherpa people lifestyle, culture, festival etc.
  • Sagarmatha National entry point Jorsalle .
  • Namche Bazar a biggest town and Sherpa capital in Khumbu area, Saturday market in every week.
  • A nice spot Syangboche, best view point of Everest, Lhotse, Nupste, Tawache, Ama Dablam, Konde, Kusum Kangaru, Thamserku etc.
  • Many suspension bridges, Wild animals, Birds, flowers etc.
  • The beautiful Gokyo lakes from 1st to 6th Longpunga Tsho, Taujung Tsho, Gokyo Tsho, Thonak Tsho, Ngozumba Tsho, Gyazumba Tsho
  • Gokyo Ri 5330m, the best view point of 4 highest mountain Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu and other peaks.
  • One of the biggest Ngozumba glaciers
  • An adventure pass Cho (Chhugyuma ) la pass 5420m view of Ama Dablam, Cho latse and other peaks.
  • The most popular Everest Base Camp 5364m with close view of Khumbu icefall.
  • Kalapather 5550m, the nearest view point of Mount Everest and other peaks.
  • A biggest monastery in Khumbu area Tengboche Monastery, you may participate in Puja every day at 3pm.
  • Combinations of Gokyo valley or lakes via Everest Base Camp with an adventure Cho la pass 5420m.

Everest Base Camp trek via Gokyo Lakes

Everest Base Camp trek via Gokyo Lakes with Chola pass starts after flying to Tenzing Hillary Airport in Lukla (2,828m) from Kathmandu. The Namche Bazaar is a big city in this area. They have a market day every Saturday. The mountain views are great from here. After the Namche Bazaar, we ascend the Gokyo trail. A visit to Gokyo Ri (5330m) offers magnificent major mountains Cho Oyu( 8201m), Everest (Sagarmatha) (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8463m), Nuptse, Amadablam, Pumori and others mountains.

We then cross over the Chola-Pass (5368m). Over the Chola-Pass has snow all the time. It is considered as a challenging pass. The trekking is continuously rewarded to Everest base camp and Kalapatthar (5550m/18209 feet, viewpoint) close view of Everest and other mountains. A visit to the Everest Base Camp trek will give you the chance to have a closer look at the spectacular Khumbu Icefall. We trek along a high traversing path where we have good views of Everest and other mountains then head towards Tengboche Monastery, Namche bazaar, and Lukla at Last Night.

This trekking is justifiably famous, not only for its proximity to the world’s highest Mt. Everest (8848m) but also for its friendly Sherpa people, picturesque villages great variety of culture and traditions, colorful festivals and monasteries and flora and fauna are other ornaments of the Sagarmatha National Park.

The Everest Base Camp Trek Via Gokyo Lakes can be done clockwise or anti-clockwise. We can organize it according to your desire and requirements clockwise or anti-clockwise.

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Note: Due to the air traffic in Kathmandu Airport, All the flights will be operating from Ramechhap to Lukla and Lukla to Ramechhap in the peak season from March, April, May, and October and November. At other times of the year, you will fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu.


Day : Arriving in Kathmandu (1350m).

Day 01: Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding

Day 02: Trek Phakding - Namche Bazar

Day 03: Acclimatization day, hike to Everest View point.

Day 04: Trek Namche Bazar - Dhole

Day 05: Trek Dhole- Machherma

Day 06: Trek Machherma - Gokyo

Day 07: Climb up to Gokyo Ri (5330m) and 5th Lake explore

Day 08: Trek Gokyo - Thannak

Day 09: Trek Thannak - Cho La pass - Dzongla

Day 10: Trek Dzongla - Lobuche

Day 11: Trek Lobuche to Gorak Shep and explore Everest Base Camp (5364m)

Day 12: Climb up to Kalapather (5550m) for close view of Mt. Everest and trek down to Pheriche.

Day 13: Trek Pheriche - Namche

Day 14: Trek Namche - Lukla

Day 15: Fly to Kathmandu

Day : Departure from Kathmandu (1350m).

Travel Map
Everest Base Camp trek via Gokyo Lakes Map

Daily Itinerary

Whats Included?

  • Pick-up and drop-off service at Trivuwan International Airport in Kathmandu by private Car/Van/Bus.
  • Sagarmatha National park permits and Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality entrance fee.
  • Both way flight tickets Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu with airport departure tax.
  • One English speaking experience guide and Trekkers 2:1 porter.
  • All meals (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner) with Lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • Duffel Bag.
  • Fingertip Pulse Oximeter ( we use every day to check your oxygen level and pulse in your body to minimize high risk ).
  • Himalaya Trip T-short.
  • Guide and porter's food, lodge, flight, insurance, equipment, salary etc.
  • Local fresh fruit like apple and pomegranates etc.
  • First Aids Kid.
  • 13% Government VAT and official charge.

Whats not Included?

  • International airfare and visa fees ((15 Days US$30 and 30 Days US$50).
  • Hotel and meals in Kathmandu.
  • All the drinks such as tea, coffee, coke, beer, mineral water.
  • Your travel insurance which should include the emergency rescue.
  • Your Trekking gears, Hot shower, and Battery charge.
  • Tips for your guide and porters etc

Essential Infos

When is the best time to do this trek ?

We organize this trek every day for a whole year. But if you are planning to do this trek at the best time. We recommend the following time.

  • Winter (December – February): This is the coldest time of the year. It will be difficult to trek because there will be heavy snow.
  • Spring (March–May): This is the best time to trek on Everest Base Camp trek via Gokyo Lakes. You will have wonderful weather with warm temperatures. You will also have a chance to see the Rhododendron flowers.
  • Summer (June – August): This is a monsoon in Nepal. There are chances of rain every day and it will be cloudy. There is a chance to cancel the flight. A rain poncho or rain jacket is needed.
  • Autumn (September – November): This is another best time to do this trek. After the rainy season. It will be fresh and clear weather will appear. It will be warm temperature.

What foods do we aspect during the trek ?

The Lodges have a Menu; you will have your own choice. The foods are hygienic. But it is not like city food. Non-veg foods are not recommended. It is not hygienic.

  • Breakfast: Simple Breakfast (Eggs any item, toast or Gurung or Tibetan Bread, Pancake, Muesli, Oat Porridge, etc.)
  • Lunch: Nepali Thali (Plain Rice, Lentil soup, Potato Curry, Green Vegetable, Papadam, Tomato Hot spicy), Macaroni, Spaghetti, Potato item, Mo.Mo or dumplings, Pizza, fried rice, Fried Noodles, French fries, etc.
  • Dinner: Nepali Thali (Plain Rice, Lentil soup, Potato Curry, Green vegetables, Papadam, Tomato Hot spicy or pickle), macaroni, Spaghetti, Potato item, Mo.Mo or dumplings, Pizza, fried rice, Fried Noodles, French fries, etc.
  • Dessert: Fresh Fruit (Apple, orange, pomegranates, Banana with any seasonal fruit) serve as sweet dessert.

Note: All the drinks soft, hot, and hard drinks are not included.

Do you have a packing list for the trek ?

  • Trekking boots (If new boots are purchased, “break them in” to avoid blisters) and spare laces
  • Hat (Warm), scarf, and gloves
  • Trousers (Warm trousers are useful higher up in the mountains in the morning and at night.
  • Running shoes, sandals, or thongs (To wear in the camp at night or when your boots are wet).
  • Shorts and trousers
  • Wool-blend socks, liner socks, and underwear (three pairs)
  • Thermal underwear
  • Sunhat
  • Fleece jacket
  • T-shirts (two or three) and long-sleeved shirts with a collar (a long-sleeved – shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sunburn.)
  • Laundry soap powder or bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Sunscreen (SPF 20+) and lip balm
  • Sunglasses
  • Pocket knife
  • Iodine, water-purification tablets, or filter
  • Insect repellent ( for lower elevation)
  • Stuff sacks
  • Earplugs
  • Backpack
  • Sleeping back and silk liner
  • Water bottle
  • Torch (flashlight),spare-balm batteries and bulbs
  • Duffle bag
  • Crampon
  • Down jacket or down vest
  • Camera, memory card, and battery charger( spare batteries)
  • Books and magazines
  • Trekking poles
  • Quick-drying camp towel
  • Day pack (This is a small rucksack to carry personal requirements for the day e.g. toilet items, cameras, towel, soap, chocolate bar, etc.)
  • 2-4 large plastic bags: to separate clean clothes from dirty ones
  • Personal medical supplies

Important Note

Available of the trip

We organise small group private trip. If you are 2 or more people in your group, you may book any dates.

Travel Insurance

The travel insurance is need in case of any emergency. It is recommend to have.  If you are doing short  and low elevation trek, you can do normal insurance. But if you are doing high altitude or adventure trek, you should have emergency rescue.

Last Minute booking

Normally, trekkers plan the trip before 3-9 months.  Some trekkers decide the trip in last minutes. It is also possible to book your trek at last minutes. For the Last minutes booking, you need to make a full payment.


Tipping is highly expected. Our staffs try their best during the trip. After the trip, Tipping is expected. It is not fixed amount or percentage. We recommend the tipping according to their services.


When you are travelling, the safety is most important. For the safety of our clients, we trained our guide and porters. They are all register trekking / Tour  / Climbing guide and experience porters.

Extra personal expenses

For the extra expenses, it is good to bring USD / Euro / Pound Sterling or ther currency. You may change to Nepali Rupees (NPR) at Tribhuwan International Airport or near your Hotel in Kathmandu. You will use only Nepali rupees during the trip.

Nepal visa

Accept few countries , you will get on arrival Nepal’s Visa at the Tribhuwan International Airport or Nepal board. I recommend to fill up Nepal Visa online form and bring it with you. It will be faster and easy for you and visa fee is recommended to bring cash US dollar. You can’t pay by using credit card.

Trip extension or Itinerary Disclaimer

We organize small group private trip. The trip extension is possible but you have to figure out when you booking the trip.

Group joing and Fixed departure

Most of the time, we have small group private trip. Group joining or fixed departure will be available only at the clients request. 

Luggage store

You are not taking all the lugguage on the trek. You will take only necessary gears on the trek and rest of the gears, you will store at your Hotel in Kathmandu or Pokhara or in our office in Kathmandu. All the Hotels have free lagguge store services. It is more convinent to store at your Hotel.

Responsible travel

  • Ask permission to photograph people.
  • Do not remove or purchase antiques, it is illegal.
  • Avoid wearing revealing clothes and avoid outward displays of physical affection.
  • Do not anything to disturb environment or wild animals.

Domestic flight

Normally, domestic flight is not on time. If you have international flight with domestic connection flight. It is always better to keep some gaps.

Trek Booking

For the Booking, we need passport copy, passport size photo by email or What's App  and 20% deposit.

Why Himalaya Trip ?

  • Fast response
  • Recommended on TripAdvisor
  • Trained guide
  • Local or reasonable price
  • Small group private Trip


Frequently Asked Questions

Some trekkers desire to see the whole trail of Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes with a Himalayas view from a Helicopter. You can do Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Valley tour by Helicopter from Namche at extra cost. This will be a life time experience with amazing Himalayas views and chances to see all the trails where you have been.

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