EVEREST HIGH PASSES
The ultimate Everest trek, going straight to the Sherpa heartland
EVEREST HIGH PASSES
MOUNT EVEREST, GOKYO LAKES, CHOLA PASS
21 Days SEP-MAY

The Everest Circuit Trek, Gokyo, Chola Pass is one of the most famous and adventurous treks in the Everest region. It connects the Gokyo Valley following the route via the high pass of Cho La at 5330meters into the Everest Base Camp Valley. This is one of the most scenic treks in Nepal and is also very popular because of the Sherpa Culture as it goes right to the Sherpa Heartland.
This trek follows the highly adventrous trekking route through the Dudh Koshi to its source the Gokyo Lake to the west of the Everest Base Camp. The excellent trek gives the benefit to summit of Gokyo peak (5483m) offering a fantastic panoramic view of Cho Oyo, Everest, Makalu etc. During traveling through Khumbu Himal, Gokyo valley and pass, one is rewarded with some of the most dramatic landscapes.

Tour Highlights
  • TRAVERSE THE CHO LA AND RENJO LA PASSES
  • THE ULTIMATE EVEREST TREK
  • CROSS NEPAL’S LARGEST GLACIER
  • CROSS CHOLA PASS

Tour Information
  • Where
    :

    Nepal

  • When
    :

    MID SEP – MID MAY

  • What
    :

    Nature, Hiking

EXPERIENCE

All of our guides are selected on the basis of their technical proficiency, proven safety records, decision making capacity, and supportive guiding style. All of our guides are highly professional and are well-trained including in the first aid and hygiene, personal protection equipment, and what to do if an injury occurs.

Itinerary

Arrive in Kathmandu where you
are met at the airport and transferred to
your hotel.

Kathmandu sightseeing. (B)

This epic adventure will
take you to Everest Base Camp, and
all the major valleys of the Everest
region. You will challenge yourself as
you cross both the Cho La and Renjo
La passes and ascend Kala Patar and
Gokyo Peak to marvel at the incredible
mountain views of the surrounding
peaks.
After final arrangements in Kathmandu
you fly to Lukla and meet your crew
before hitting the trail towards Namche
Bazaar, the Sherpa capital. During
the next two weeks you pass through
Thyangboche Monastery enroute to
Everest Base Camp and the ascent
of Kala Patar. You then experience
the challenge of crossing the snow
covered Cho La pass from where
you descend to cross the Ngozumpa Glaciert to the turquise lakes at Gokyo.
The steep ascent of Gokyo Peak gives
you an alternative and spectacular view
of Everest and also the peaks Lhotse,
Makalu and nearby Cho Oyu – all 8,000
metre giants. To the west you can pick
out the rocky trail that leads to the
Renjo Pass which you cross to enter
the Bhote Kosi Valley still the major
trading route through to Tibet. You
descend through yak grazing pastures
and small settlements to reach the
village of Thami where you head back
to Nache Bazaar down to Lukla to
complete your amazing adventure.

A final farewell to your Sherpa crew before flying back to Kathmandu.

Your trip ends in Kathmandu in the morning. (B)

Pricing and Inclusions
Prices
    PRICES FROM
    2 PAX< 3 PAX 4 PAX
    A$2,590 A$2,400 A$2,290

    Prices for independent trips are per person, based on
    two, three or four people travelling together and sharing
    accommodation. For group trips prices are per person and
    depart with a minimum of six people.

    Prices are valid to May 2018.
    Prices shown are ‘from’ prices and are subject to availability and seasonal price increases.

    Most of our itineraries are private journeys, just for you. They are flexible, so we can tweak them for you, maybe
    add extra days, combine trips or upgrade hotels.
    We know Nepal well and will happily make suggestions based on your interests.

INCLUSIONS

    All journeys include:

    • Arrival and departure transfers with English speaking
    driver/guides in each location
    • All land transportation, from your arrival transfer on day
    one, through to departure transfer on the final day
    • Flights within Nepal to fit with the tours.
    • 24 hour assistance on the ground
    • Good quality, well located accommodation, with private
    facilities and meals as indicated in each itinerary. (BLD)
    • Sightseeing tours, led by English speaking guides
    • Trek permits, entrance fees and National Parks fees.

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