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Everest Circuit & the Cho La - World Expeditions
21 days

Everest Circuit & the Cho La

Start and end in Kathmandu
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World Expeditions
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  • Cross of the stunning Cho La pass
  • Make the popular Gokyo Ri and Kala Pattar climbs
  • See the Mount Everest and countless other Himalayan peaks
  • Visit the famous Base Camp

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Start and end in Kathmandu! With the Hiking & Trekking tour Everest Circuit & the Cho La, you have a 21 days tour package taking you through Kathmandu, Nepal and 6 other destinations in Nepal. Everest Circuit & the Cho La includes accommodation in a campsites as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu
  2. Day 2: Free day in Kathmandu or drive to Ramechap (approx 5 hours)
  3. Day 3: Fly Lukla (2800m). Trek to Ghat (2600m). Walk approx 2 hours.
  4. Day 4: To Monjo (2850m). Walk approx 4-5 hours.
  5. Day 5: To Namche (3440m). Walk approx 4-5 hours.
  6. Day 6: To Kyangjuma (3550m), Walk approx 3-4 hours
  7. Day 7: To Phortse Tenga (3600m). Walk approx 6 hrs
  8. Day 8: To Dole (4000m). Walk approx 3 hrs.
  9. Day 9: To Machhermo (4410m), walk approx. 3 hrs.
  10. Day 10: To Gokyo (4759m). Walk approx 5-6 hrs
  11. Day 11: Ascent of Gokyo Ri (5483m). Walk approx 4 hrs
  12. Day 12: To Thangnak (4800m). Walk approx 4-5 hrs
  13. Day 13: Cross Cho La (5420m) to Dzongla (4843m). Walk approx 8-9 hrs
  14. Day 14: To Lobuche (4930m). Walk approx 3 hrs
  15. Day 15: To Gorak Shep (5288m) & Base Camp (5360m). Walk approx 7-8 hours
  16. Day 16: Kala Pattar (5545m), & trek Dingboche (4330m), walk approx. 7-8 hours
  17. Day 17: To Kyangjuma (3550m). Walk approx 7 hours
  18. Day 18: To Ghat (3440m), walk approx. 7 hours
  19. Day 19: To Lukla (2800m). Walk approx 5-6 hours
  20. Day 20: Fly to Kathmandu or return via Ramechap
  21. Day 21: Trip concludes in Kathmandu
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  • LL
    · April 24th, 2016
    This trek was everything and more than I expected and also taught me lot about humanity. I am much richer for having dug deep to do this trek and highly recommend it to young and old!
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    Trip date: December 2014
  • T
    · April 22nd, 2016
    An amazing trip made even better by the attention to detail of World Expeditions. Pre trip information was great, guides were sensational, cooks and porters fantastic. Loved the Eco tents we stayed in, very comfortable. An incredible adventure and... Show more
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    Trip date: March 2016
  • C
    · April 3rd, 2016
    TOILET PAPER, PLEASE!!!!! The overall trek and route was Fabulous, however I experienced a Number of disappointing features with World Expeditions. The crew, porters, cooks and assistant guide were excellent. Please DO NOT REQUEST hot water, coffee or... Show more
    World Expeditions commented on this review
    Dear Christy, Thank you for sharing your feedback after your recent trek with us in Nepal. World Expeditions has been operating treks in Nepal for 40 years and we take great pride in offering the best possible travel experiences, which bring... Show more
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    Trip date: March 2016
  • Everest Circuit & the Cho La reviewer 4
    · January 15th, 2016
    Trip of a lifetime! Our tour leader Phil and Sherpas made it a memorable experience we still tell our children about! Food, service and facilities impeccable. One day will go back and won't think twice about choosing World Expeditions to go with!
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    Trip date: October 2012
  • SY
    · December 30th, 2015
    Cannot recommend highly enough. Friendly and professional staff at their Sydney office made the planning a breeze. The trek leader and sherpa guides were awesome. Accomodation and food were top-notch. They took care of every single things for you so you... Show more
    Trip date: November 2013
  • JD
    · December 29th, 2015
    Best trip of my life. So well organized. Everyone was fantastic from booking the tours and the information nights, to all the staff involved with the trek. Will definitely do more with World Expeditions.
    Trip date: April 2014
  • Everest Circuit & the Cho La reviewer 7
    · May 8th, 2015
    A fantastic trip that was unfortunately cut short by the April earthquake. Everything leading up to it was perfect, food, accommodation and service! Our guides were knowledgeable and happy to help us with anything! Following the earthquake Subal, our... Show more
    World Expeditions commented on this review
    Thanks for the fantastic review! Wonderful to hear you enjoyed your experience despite the unfortunate change of plans due to the devastating earthquake. The Team @ World Expeditions
    Trip date: April 2015
  • Everest Circuit & the Cho La reviewer 8
    · February 11th, 2013
    it was amazing!! the best tour company i have been with by far! the guides were excellent and we were treated really well! the food was amazing, the atmosphere was amazing and the guides knew their stuff!
    Trip date: November 2012
  • A
    · February 15th, 2011
    Guide & Food were great. Very well organised and smooth running holiday, can't wait to return
    Trip date: October 2010
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  • A
    · February 3rd, 2011
    One of the best trips we have ever done with you - and we have done 6 trips with World Expeditions.
    Trip date: October 2010
    Review collected by World Expeditions

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21 days
Everest Circuit & the Cho La
From Kathmandu to Kathmandu
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