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Kala Pathar, Gokyo Ri

08 Days
Price From

USD$ 1200

Trip Introduction

Moderate Strenuous



Maximum Altitude

5545 m

Trip Duration

22 Days


It is the matter of fact that Mt.Everest can not be observed from the base camp. So, most of the trekkers climb Kala Pattar (5545m.) which is situated on the southern flank of Pumori (7145m.). Not only Everest but also other mountain peaks such as Mt. Lhotse , Mt. Nuptse , Mt. Amadablam , Mt. Pumori , Mt. Thamserku , Mt.Kantega, Kwangde and others can be seen from Kala Pattar. 

Everest region offers varieties of trekking trails like- Everest Base Camp Trek, Kala Pattar Trek, Gokyo-Ri Trek,, Gokyo Cho- La Pass Trek, Renjo La Pass Trek, Everest High Pass Trek, Everest View Trek, Everest Panorama Trek, Everest Comfort Trek, etc. Along the trail, the travelers would experience the typical Sherpa culture in the alpine settlements such as Lukla, Phakding, Monjo, Namche Bazaar, Khumjung, Thame, Tyangboche, etc. Being situated at higher altitude, the region has high risk of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) if due emphasis is not given for acclimatization. If symptoms like headache, loss appetite and vomiting are seen, one has to immediately inform to the guide so that he would facilitate to take first aid treatment or take you to the near by health post or he will take you down to the lower altitude.

Incredible Mountain views from Chukung, Kala Pathar and Gokyo Ri. It includes all that the Khumbu has to offer including the enthralling villages and Tibetan Buddhist monasteries and the culture and warmth of the Sherpa people. After starting with a flight to Lukla we trek up to Kala Pathar 5,550m and then change direction off the main track to cross the Cho La pass 5,422m into the Gokyo Valley. We climb Gokyo Ri 5,488m for a panoramic view of the greatest mountain scenery in the world.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu and transfer to the Hotel.

Day 02: Flight to Lukla (35 minutes) and trek to Phakding (2610m).

Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar.

Day 04: Extra day to 'REST' Namche acclimatization.

Day 05 : Trek to Thame village.

Day 06: Trek to Khunde-Khumjung village.

Day 07: Trek to Thyangboche monastery.

Day 08: Trek to Pheriche (4252m).

Day 09: Extra day to 'REST' you can walk over the ridge to Pheriche to visit the medical center and attend the AMS lecture (I found this very interesting, and I also needed to get some medicine at that point). You could stay in Pheriche or walk back to Dingboche.

Day 10: Trek to Thukla and continue to Lobuche.

Day 11: Trek up the Khumbu Glacier to Everest Base Camp. Overnight at Gorakshep.

Day 12: Hike to Kala Pathar View Point trek to Lobuche.

Day 13: Trek to Dzongla.

Day 14: Cross Cho La pass and trek to Dragnag.

Day 15: Trek across Nozumpa Glacier to Gokyo Lake.

Day 16: Climb to Gokyo Ri Peak for Everest views.

Day 17: Trek down the valley to Dole.

Day 18: Trek to Namche Bazaar.

Day 19: Trek to Lukla.

Day 20: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (35 minutes) and transfer to the hotel.

Day 21: Extra day in Kathmandu: This is a cushion day for eventuality that may arise for delays or cancellation of flight or any other reasons beyond our control.  In case everything works out fine than you may have the privilege of using this day for sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley hunting souvenirs or any other option that may interest you. Overnight Hotel.

Day 22: Final departure transfer to Airport.

NOTE: The above information is an example of our standard tour, and can be customized to meet your specific requirements.

What's Include
  • All land transfer, arrival and departure as per the itinerary.
  • Hotel accommodation with bed and breakfast on Twin sharing basis as per the itinerary.Food during the trek 3 meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) in specified local lodges or prepared by our cook.
  • A english speaking experienced & professional trekking guide license holde.
  • Porters (1 porter carries the luggage up to 25 kgs of 2 participants during the trek).
  • City tours as mentioned in the itinerary with English speaking guide and all land transportation with private car/jeep/van.
  • All necessary trekking and climbing related permit including TIMS, National Park Entrance fee and ACAP Fee.
  • Insurance, proper warm clothing, shoes, sunglass and daily wages for guide and porter.
  • Camping Trek daily wages, Guide, Sherpa helpers, Cook, Kitchen Boys, Porters, with food allowance while trekking.
  • Accommodation in 2 men Tents during Trek supported with dinning tent, Kitchen tent, Toilet tent, Shower tent, Table, chairs and Mattress.
  • Necessary kitchen utensils. 

What's Not Include
  • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu or in Pokhara stay.
  • Personal gears and expenses of personal nature and Personal medical and travel insurance emergency evacuation.
  • Hard and any form of soft drinks.
  • All confectionary and snacks, Charges for desserts including shower and boiled drinking water,Phone calls, Laundry and Alcoholic beverages etc.
  • Any airfare: Domestic International departure taxes and any excess baggage charges.
  • Tips and Gratitude for Guides and Porters according to custom of trekking in Nepal.


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