We fly from Kathmandu to the tiny airstrip at Lukla (2800m) on a magnificent mountain flight. After having lunch at Lukla, we take an easy walk to Phakding and camp.
This trek in Khumbu goes through the Gokyo Valley and over Chola Pass. It encompasses some of Khumbus’ most dramatic scenery. This trek combines two famous treks into one. When we reach Gokyo, we have a panoramic view of massive peak like Choyu (8155m) Gyachungkang (7922m) and some of great glaciers mainly the Ngozumpa glacier. After crossing Chola Pass, we can have a close views of peaks like Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori & Makalu. Finally, we approach the Pass Camp of Everest.
Day 1: Phakding (2650m): walking hours – 3 hrs.
Day 2: Namche Bazaar (3444m): walking hours – 4 hrs.
Day 3: Namche Bazaar (Rest and Acclimatization)
Day 4: Khumjung (3779m); walking hours – 3 hrs.
Day 5: Dole (4090m): walking hours – 4 hrs.
Day 6: Machermo (4410m)
Day 7: Gokyo (9720m): walking hors – 4 hrs.
Day 8: Gokyo (Rest Day)
Day 9: Thangnak ( m) : walking hours – 3 and half hours.
Day 10: Thangnak to Dzongla via Chola pass (5400m): walking hours – 7-8 hrs.
Day 11: Lobuje (4930m): walking hours – 4 hrs.
Day 12: Gorekshep: walking hours – 5 hrs.
Day 13: Pheriche/Pangboche (if fit ‘n’ possible)
Day 14: Namche Bazar – walking hours – 5 hrs.
Day 15: Phakding – walking hours – 4 hrs.
Day 16: Lukla – walking hours – 3 hrs.
Day 17: Fly back to Kathmandu.