This trek gives you the grand tour of the famous Khumbu Valley. This is a strenuous trek leading to Gokyo Lake via Renjo Pass and over the Cho La at 5,420m making a circuit of Tawache 6,367m. and Cholatse (6,440m). Emerging into the Khumbu valley above Lobuje the trail continues up to Kalapattar and then back to Lukla via Thengboche and Namche Bazaar.
Strenuous trekking is continuously rewarded with dramatic Himalayan scenes, including four of the world's eight highest peaks; Cho Oyu (8,201m), Makalu (8,463m), Lhotse (8,516 m) and Everest (8,850m). Breathtaking mountain vistas are complemented by visits to Sherpa villages, homes and monasteries offering you an insight into the quiet but, culturally vibrant Sherpa way of life...
Trip Duration: 22 days
Maximum Altitude: 5545m.
Trek Grade: D
Start from: Lukla (flights)
End at: Lukla (flights)
Best Season: April-Jun, Sept-Nov.
Day 01: Flight: Kathmandu (1,310m) - Lukla (2,840m). Overnight in Lukla.
Day 02: Trek to Phakding (2,610m). (2-3 hours)
Day 03: Trek Phakding to Namche (3,440m) (5-6 hrs).
Day 04: Rest / Exploration Day.
Day 05: Trek to Thame.
Day 06: Trek to Maruluing, Camp.
Day 07: Trek to Sumna Phug, Camp.
Day 08: Trek to Lunag, Camp.
Day 09: Trek to Sumna Phung, Camp.
Day 10: Trek to Tsorelmo, Camp.
Day 11: Trek to Gokyo via Renjo Pass (7 hrs). Camp
Day 12: Explore the surrounding of Gokyo lake (4,750m). Camp
Day 13: Continue to Base Camp of Cho La (5,420m) (8 hrs). Camp
Day 14: Cross Cho La and get to Dzongla (4,730m) (6 hrs). Camp
Day 15: Trek Dzongla to Lobuche (4,920m) (5 hrs). Camp
Day 16: Trek Lobuche to Gorakshep (5,140m) (4 hrs). Camp
Day 17: Hike Kalapattar (5,545m) - Gorakshep (5,140m). or to Everest Base Camp (5400m)
Day 18: Trek to Dingboche (4,410m) (4 hrs). Camp
Day 19: Trek Dingboche to Tengboche (3,870m) (5 hrs). Camp.
Day 20: Trek Tengboche to Namche (3,440m) (5 hrs). Camp.
Day 21: Trek Namche to Lukla (2,840m) (5-6 hrs). Camp.
Day 22: Flight: Lukla (2,840m) - Kathmandu (1,310m). Hotel Overnight.