DAYS GOKYO - CHOLA PASS - EVEREST B. C.
- Day 01:
- Am: Transfer from Hotel to Kathmandu domestic airport
to board 40 minute secnic flight to Lukla. Trek to PHAKDING (2611m). Trails
continue to travers high above the river, nice view of the valley, including
the air-strip at Lukla. Along, steep descend to small river at Surkya.
Continue to village of Chauri Kharka, set among the terraces on the
hillside. Camp near bridge at the Phakding. At the site of the brideg is a
brightly painted Mani Rock, carved in commemmoration of several families who
diewd when Dudh Koshi became a raging torrent from an avalanche that
originated high on the slopes of Amadablam (6812m) on 5th Aug'95. 7 Hrs.
- Day 02:
- NAMCHE BAZAR (3440m). Follow the Bhote Koshi through
orest and pasture land, along the valley dotted with small Sherpa
settlement. Cross the Bhote Koshi and climb steeply along switech- backing
trail to large Sherpa village of Namche. Everest (8848m)
- and Lhotse (8516m) come into site. This prosperous
town is the largest in Khumbu. A traditional trading centre, the Bazar is
held every Saturday. The wares on dispaly including grains and vegetables,
tennis shoews and tricots as well as hand-woven aprons and Tibetan boots.
Thamserkhu (6623m) and Kwangde (6011m) loom to the east and west and the
sacred mountain Khumbila (5707m) domitanes the sky-line to the north behind
the village. 6 Hrs.
- Day 03:
- NAMCHE BAZAR - Rest and acclimatization day.
- Day 04:
- Namche to
Thame village (3800m)6hrs.
- Day 05:
- Thame to Khumjung (3850m) 6 1/2hrs.
- Day 06:
- Khumjung to Dhole
(4040m) 7 hrs.
- Day 07:
- Dhole to Machhermo ( 4410-) 4 ½ hrs.
- Day 08:
- Machhermo to Gokyo ( 5350m)
- Day 09:
- Gokyo to Gokyo-ri (5350m) and back to
Gokyo lake 5 hrs.
- Day 10:
- Gokyo to Thangna (4700m) 3 hrs.
- Day 11:
- Thangna to Jhungla (4845m) Via Chola Pass (5420m) 8
- Day 12:
- Jhungla to Labuche (4940m) 7 hrs.
- Day 13:
- Labuche to Gorekshep( 5230m) 2 1/2hrs.
- Day 14:
- Gorekshep to Kalapathar (5545m) and back to Gorekshep
- Day 15:
- Dorekshep to Everest base camp (5800m) and back to
Laboche 8 hrs
- Day 16:
- Labuche to Chhukung (4730m) 6 hrs.
- Day 17:
- Chhukung - Island peak Base Camp (3 hours walking)
- Day 18:
- Island Peak Base Camp - Island Peak High Camp (2
- Day 19:
- I.P. High Camp - Summit the peak and return back to
- Day 20:
- Chhukung - Tengboche ( 7 hours walking)
- Day 21:
- Tengboche - Monzo (2815m) 6 hours' walking.
- Day 22:
- Monzo - Lukla. (5 hours walking)
- Day 23:
- Lukla - Fly back to Kathmandu (45 minutes).
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