Description

EBC-Chola trek gives you the grand tour of the famous Everest area. This is a strenuous trek leading to Gokyo Lake and over the Cho La Pass at 5330m leading into the Khumbu valley. There will be quite mountaineering experiences needed in Cho la pass. There will be always huge glacier, ice and rock, sometimes rope and crampons needed with the mountain challenges. With eight of the worlds ten highest peaks, Nepal is loaded with spectacular mountains vistas. The flora and fauna are other ornaments of the Sagarmatha National Park. The story of the yeti is still a mystery and the legend lives on in the Khumbu. Strenuous trekking is continuously rewarded with dramatic Himalayan scenes, including four of the worlds eight highest peaks: Cho Oyu (8201m), Makalu (8463m), Lhotse (8516 m) and Everest (8850m). Breathtaking mountain vistas are complemented by visits to Sherpa villages and monasteries offering you an insight into the quiet but, culturally vibrant Sherpa way of life. After Gokyo valley, trails lead to eastern side to Renjola Pass through the glacier massif than down to wide valley nearby Tibetan border and down to Thame popular climbers Sherpa Village.

Fitness Level : Challenging Max-Altitude : 5555 m.
Duration : 20 Group Size :1-15
Best Season : (Autumn & Spring is recommended) 

 Itinerary Outline

Day 1 :Arrival to Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel

Day 2 :Guided Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley

Day 3 :Fly to Lukla 2840m./ 25 Minute/ Trek to Phakding village 2610m./3hrs.

Day 4 :Trek to Namche Bazaar 3440m./7hrs.

Day 5 :Acclimatization trip to Syangboche View point 3850m.-Namche

Day 6 :Trek to Tengboche Monastery 3860m./6hrs.

Day 7 :Trek to Dingboche 4410m./6hrs.

Day 8 :Acclimatization trip to Chhukung 4730m- Back to Dingboche

Day 9 :Trek Lobuche 4910m./6hrs.

Day 10 :Trek to Goraksep 5180m.-Everest Base Camp 5310m.

Day 11 :Climb to Kalapaththar Everest Viewpoint 5555m./3 hrs,-Trek to Dzongla 4830m. 5hrs.

Day 12 :Climb to Chola 5200m- Down to Dragna Village 4700m./7hrs.

Day 13 :Trek to Gokyo Lake 4790m./3hrs.

Day 14 :Exploration Day (Gokyo Ri- forth Lake optional)

Day 15 :Trek to Lungde 4368./ 8hrs. (Same Day 5360 Renjola Pass)

Day 16 :Trek to Thame 3820m. /4hrs.

Day 17 : Trek to Manjo 2835m./6hrs.

Day 18 :Trek to Lukla 2840m./5hrs.

Day 19 : Fly to Kathmandu

Day 20 :Departure


 Accomodation

Himalaya Family provide the accommodations during the trek are on twin sharing basis with inclusive cost and are chosen based on standard of hygiene food and suitable location. Most of Lodges are well managed by rocks and wood in Everest areas. The Sherpa staffs are very friendly and kind. Most of the Lodges has clean rooms and separate Bathrooms. We will use small lodge during the trek and 2/3 star category Hotel in Kathmandu. We also provide 3/4/5 star hotel on your request.


 Meals

We will provide the Food on full board basis will be served during the trek in the mountains. Three meals in a day (Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner) will be served from the the lodge. The dinner and breakfast will be served in the same lodge we spend the night. Lunch will be taken on the way to destination at a tea houses. Breakfasts will be served in Kathmandu as well. Most of the lodges has the food menu, Our Guide will suggest you the organic and hygienic local meal. Everest region has very special potatoes items on theis Menu and Sherpa stew is recommend for soup.


Day 1 : Arrival to Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel
When you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), our company representative will welcome you and drive towards the designated hotel. After a rest for a while, we will give a short briefing about our program and you will be provided with a Typical Nepali welcome Dinner in the evening.

Day 2 : Guided Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
Next day, we provide sightseeing guided by an expert to visit many beautiful places listed in the UNESCO heritage sites such as the Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swoyambhunath Stupa, Durbar Square and many more.

Day 3 : Fly to Lukla 2840m./ 25 Minute/ Trek to Phakding village 2610m./3hrs.

Day 4 : Trek to Namche Bazaar 3440m./7hrs.

Day 5 : Acclimatization trip to Syangboche View point 3850m.-Namche

Day 6 : Trek to Tengboche Monastery 3860m./6hrs.

Day 7 : Trek to Dingboche 4410m./6hrs.

Day 8 : Acclimatization trip to Chhukung 4730m- Back to Dingboche

Day 9 : Trek Lobuche 4910m./6hrs.

Day 10 : Trek to Goraksep 5180m.-Everest Base Camp 5310m.

Day 11 : Climb to Kalapaththar Everest Viewpoint 5555m./3 hrs,-Trek to Dzongla 4830m. 5hrs.

Day 12 : Climb to Chola 5200m- Down to Dragna Village 4700m./7hrs.

Day 13 : Trek to Gokyo Lake 4790m./3hrs.

Day 14 : Exploration Day (Gokyo Ri- forth Lake optional)

Day 15 : Trek to Lungde 4368./ 8hrs. (Same Day 5360 Renjola Pass)

Day 16 : Trek to Thame 3820m. /4hrs.

Day 17 : Trek to Manjo 2835m./6hrs.

Day 18 : Trek to Lukla 2840m./5hrs.

Day 19 : Fly to Kathmandu

Day 20 : Departure

Cost Include

Airport  pick up and drop by tourist car

Welcome dinner at typical Nepali Restaurant

Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley by tourist vehicle

3 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast

Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu Flight tickets

One English Speaking Govt. License holder Trekking Guide

Trekking Permit and  TIMS permit

Trekking Porters (2 clients = 1 Porter)

Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner with hot drinks during treks

First Aid Kit and Trekking Duffel Bag for Porters

Tea House accommodation during the trek

All necessary land transport by tourist vehicles

Nepali staff salary, food, accommodation, Insurance, equipments.

Sleeping Bags and Down Jacket (to be return after trek)

Government Taxes and paper works.

 


Cost Exclude

International air fare and Nepal Visa Fee

Food in Kathmandu accept Breakfast

Personal expenses: (Laundry, phone calls, dry foods, cold drinks, Bar bills)

Temple/Monastery entrance fees

Extra night of Accommodation and extra days of trek

Travel Insurance and rescue flights

Late arrival and late departure extra night

Additional activities (Safari-Bungee-Paragliding-Rafting and so on..)

Tipping to Nepali staff (Guide and Porters)

International air fare and Nepal Visa Fee

Food in Kathmandu accept Breakfast

Personal expenses: (Laundry, phone calls, dry foods, cold drinks, Bar bills)

Temple/Monastery entrance fees

Extra night of Accommodation and extra days of trek

Travel Insurance and rescue flights

Late arrival and late departure extra night

Additional activities (Safari-Bungee-Paragliding-Rafting and so on..)

Tipping to Nepali staff (Guide and Porters)

Above itinerary can be customized as per our guest specific requirements and can make shorter or longer. We are very flexible to update. (Better to Make extra days for Flight cancellation due to weather If incase).