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Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek-18 days EBC Gokyo Trek

EBC Gokyo Trek is an unforgettable trekking into the most mountainous corner of the world-Mt Everest Base Camp, conquered by Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary in 1953. Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek is one of the most adventurous hiking routes in the Himalayas via the immense Cho La Pass. This is the best trip to explore the heart of Sherpa homeland from Namche Bazaar to Gokyo Valley and Everest Base Camp crossing Cho La pass. The 19-day Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake offers spectacular scenery and outstanding mountain views from start to finish of the trip.A beautiful and slow pace trekking to Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake is a must do trek in Nepal.Ready to walk for 7 to 8 hours in a day covering 15 km to 20 km uphill and downhill trail.Please email us at and call or leave message on WhatsApp at +977 9851023742 to know about EBC Gokyo Lake Trek information.We offer a cheap basic, budget and standard Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lakes Trek cost from $1550-$1750 with fixed departure dates of 2023/2024.

Trek Facts

Name: Everest Base Camp Gokyo Trek

Duration: 18 Day

Trek Difficulty: Challenging

Trek Season: Sep/Oct/Nov/Dec/Mar/April/May

Trek Altitude: 2650m- 5550m

Trek Cost: USD 1550-1750

Group Size: 1 - 12 people

Mode of Transfer: Bus/Car/Flight

Start/End of Trek: Kathmandu / Lukla

Everest Base Camp Gokyo Cho La Pass Trek 18 days.

  • Everest Base Camp Gokyo Trek
  • 18 Day Itinerary
  • What Included
  • Trekking Equipments
  • Fixed Departure
  • FAQs

Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek is a challenging trek via Cho la pass connects the village of Dzongla (4830 m) to the east and the village of Thangnak (4700 m) to the west. The Cho La pass is physically demanding, and it may require crampons on the top of a slippery glacier since the edge of the glacier is unstable. Trek to Everest Base Camp via Gokyo lake is also called  EBC Cho La Gokyo Ri Trek combines Gokyo lake, Cho La pass, Kala Pattar and Everest Base Camp. From Kyangjuma, the west trek trail continues to Gokyo Lakes crossing Ngazumpa glacier on the way, and the east trekking trail joins the Everest Base Camp trek and Kala Pattar.

The Everest Base Camp Gokyo Ri Trek trails are well maintained, apart from the Cho La pass. There has no difficulties and danger in good condition. Weather-wise, the best time trek to Everest Base Camp Gokyo via Cho La Pass is post monsoon from September to October and pre-monsoon from March to June. The Everest Base Camp to Gokyo Trek starts with an amazing flight to Lukla, then trekking to Namche bazaar, via Tengboche up the to Chhukung the across to the Khumbu valley picking up the route to Gorakshep, Kala Pattar for a spectacular sunset view of Mount Everest and Everest base camp. It then crossed the Cho La pass to Gokyo for an unforgettable view of Everest from Gokyo Ri before returning down to Lukla.

Due to the altitude and the terrain, snow walk in the pass, the pass itself involves crossing the top of the Cho La glacier over hundreds of meters of ice. It's a real mountaineering experience requiring technical equipment and experience guides. If you want to get stuck in and take on a challenge, Everest Base Camp Gokyo Trek will reward you some of the most impressive scenery on trip.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Receive at Kathmandu airport and drive to hotel. Kathmandu is the vibrant capital of Nepal, jam packed with temples, taxis and tea-stalls.
Day 02: Fly to Lukla (2800 m) and trek to Phakding (2810 m)
Early in the morning flight to Lukla and It takes about half an hour flight to reach Tenzing Hillary airport Lukla. Lukla is a small city in the lap of High Mountain. It is commence point of our trek. We trek towards Phakding. On the way we can see Mt. Nupla and Kusum Kangru, overnight stay in Phakding.
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazzar (3440 m)
We have to cross Sherpa villages and forests of rhododendron tress, Magnoli tress and firs to reach Namche. Namche Bazar is a beautiful village, which is the comfortable for stay and we can see beautiful views from here, overnight stay in Namche.
Day 04: Namche acclimatization (Hike to Syangboche (3900 m), Khumjung & Khude
We will spend another day in Namche Bazzar and an acclimatization hike to Syangboche, Khumjung and Khude from where we can see close view of Mt. Everest and you can also observe the culture of Sherpa people.
Day 05: Trek to Tengboche (3879 m)
Today we trek towards Tengboche from Namche Bazzar. Tengboche is the best place of the world that provides the most magnificent view of the Himalayan giants, Kwangde (6187m.), Twachee (6542m.), Amadablam (6812m), Everest (8848m.), Nuptse (7879m), Lhotse (8501m.), Kangtega and Thamserku. In Tengboche We can also visit Buddhist Monastery, which is the largest Monastery of Khumbu.
Day 06: Trek to Dingboche (4410 m)
Our trail goes through Imja tse River and forests of rhododendron and we also have to pass through villages and Mani walls. The views are great from Dingboche. From here you can see Island Peak, Makalu and another face Amadablam. Dingboche is the beautiful village where you can see crops of barley, buckwheat and Potato.
Day 07: Dingboche - acclimatization day - Hike to Nangakarshang (5010 m)
Today is acclimatization day in Dingboche. We hike to Nangakarshang Gompa from where we can see the view of Mt. Makalu.
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche (4930 m)
Our trail continuously goes through high alpine region. We can see the panoramic view of Nuptse, Loboche, Pumari, Cholatse. On the way we have to passes through Pheriche, which offer the beautiful view of Mountains. On the way we can also see monuments of climbers, who gave their life while trekking around in this region.
Day 09: Trek to Everest base camp (5360 m) and stay at Gorakshep (5160 m)
Today first of our entire trek goes to Gorakshep where we spend one night today. Our trail goes to Everest Base Camp. The trail offers beautiful mountains view of Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori and Mt. Everest. Our trail continuously goes through snowy mountains. After reaching Everest Base Camp our trail back towards Gorakshep, overnight stay in Gorakshep.
Day 10: Trek to Kalapathar (5545 m) and stay at Lobuche (4930 m)
In the morning we trek towards Kalapathar. After reaching top of Kalapathar (small rocky peak) you can see the panoramic view of Mt. Everest, which is very beautiful to see. You can take beautiful pictures of scenery over there. Then we walk towards Lobuche, overnight stay in Lobuche
Day 11: Trek to Dzongla (4843 m)
Today you trek towards Dzongla, which takes about 6 hrs and you can have a dinner in Dzongla, overnight stay in Dzongla.
Day 12: Cross Chola Pass (5420 m) and stay at Thangna (3879 m)
Trek from Dzongla to Cho La pass. We have to walk through Glacier, which may be enjoyable for you, but the way is little bit difficult from Chola pass to Taknak, overnight stay in Tangnak.
Day 13: Trek to Gokyo (4750 m)
Our trail goes towards beautiful Gokyo valley where you can see the beautiful view of lake.
Day 14: Hike to Gokyo Peak (5350 m) stay at Machhermo (4410m)
Early in the morning we hike towards the Gokyo peak, which is in the top. From Gokyo RI we can see fascinating view of Himalayans of Khumbu region like Mt. Everest, Makalu, Nuptse, Lhotse etc, overnight in Mochhermo.
Day 15: Trek to Namche (3790m)
Our trail goes passing through Imja Khola Bridge. It is the easy walk trail, which goes downward towards Namche.
Day 16: Trek to Phakding (2810 m)
We have to passes through pine and rhododendron forests to reach Monjo. On the way we also have to cross-river and also see Kusum Kangru peak.
Day 17: Trek to Lukla (2800 m)
Today is the last day of our trekking and it is the short easy trekking way. We have lunch in lodge, overnight stay in Lukla.
Day 18: Fly to Kathmandu
Fly back towards Kathmandu.
Day 19: Kathmandu Airport
Final tranfer to Kathmandu airpot to get flight back to home.

Cost Included:

  • Airport Transfer - Hotel/Airport/ Hotel.
  • Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu Flight of guide and cliets
  • Twin sharing neat and clean tea houses accommodation during the trek..
  • 3 times meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • Trekking Permit – National Park fee and TIMS card
  • English speaking guide and all his flight, insurance, meals, salary and accommodation.
  • All government Taxes and Company service charges

Cost Not Included:

  • Airport pick and departure transfer
  • Hotel Accommodation and Meals- lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • Expenses of personal natures like internet, telephone, WiFi, Laundry, hot shower, battery charging fee for mobile and camera.
  • Any kind of drinks and desert like coke, Mineral water, hot water, tea, coffee, beer, whisky.
  • Travel insurance in case of emergency for rescue helicopter and other medication.
  • Upgrade accommodation like room with private toilet.
  • Porter to carry luggage - on clents request- we organize porter on additional cost. 
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • All the cost not mention on above cost includes

Note: If scheduled flight gets cancelled due to bad weather from Lukla to Kathmandu on return. In such situation, we need to send chartered helicopter which costs US $ 500 per person. Helicopter cost has to be borne by the clients to get outbound flight on scheduled time.
Any other services not specified in the 'Cost includes'.

Trek Gear List: No need to bring unnecessary trekking equipments with you for trekking in Nepal. The following trekking equipments and gears are recommended before trekking in Nepal. Most of the trekking equipment what you will need can be rented or purchased  in Nepal either in Kathmandu or Pokhara at cheap price. We will help you with the necessary arrangements. Except your day pack all the luggage will be carried by porters. There is an allowance of 15kg per person. Additional personal items not needed for the trekking part of the trip can be stored in the storage room of hotel without extra cost.


Sun hat or scarf

Light balaclava or warm fleece hat

Sunglasses with UV protection

Lower Body:

Under Garments

Hiking shorts

Lightweight cotton long pants

Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms

Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)

Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants


Thin, lightweight inner socks

Thick, warm wool hiking socks

Hiking boots with spare laces

Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)

Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp

Upper Body:


Light and expedition weight thermal tops

Fleece jacket or pullover

Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)

Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket

Down vest and/or jacket


Lightweight gloves

Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)


Sleeping bag rated to zero DC

Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries

Trekking Bags/Duffel bag

Basic First Aid Kit

Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry insidetrekbag

Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)

Trekking Poles

Water bottle (2) or camel bag

Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)

Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)


1 medium sized quick drying towel

Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)

Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)


Nail clippers

Face and body moisturizer

Feminine hygiene products

Small mirror

Personal Hygiene:

Wet wipes (baby wipes)

Tissue /toilet roll

Anti bacterial hands wash




Trail Map/Guide book

Journal & Pen


Pencils and small notebooks

Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble

Modest swim suits (for Kathmandu)

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