Gokyo Lakes Chola Pass to Everest Base Camp Trek

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Everest Cholu Pass Trek
Everest Cholu Pass Trek
Trip Cost
$ 1265 USD (Per Person)
Group discount
No of people Price P.P
1-1 US$ 1725
2-5 US$ 1515
5-9 US$ 1345
10+ US$ 1265

Destination: Nepal

Trip Duration: 18 Days

Grade: Moderate

Min Pax:2 pax..

Trip Type: Lodge to Lodge Trek

Altitude: 5555m

Accommondation: Lodge to lodge

Transport:By Air

Start From: Kathmandu

End: Kathmandu

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Best Season: Mar- Jun and Sep- Nov.

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Gokyo Lakes Chola Pass to Everest Base Camp Trek

Gokyo Lakes Chola Pass to Everest Base Camp Trek gives you the grand trekking of the famous Khumbu area. Gokyo Lakes Chola Pass to Everest Base Camp Trek is leading to Gokyo Lake and over the Cho La Pass at 5330m leading into the Khumbu valley above Lobuje. Gokyo Lakes Chola Pass to Everest Base Camp Trek continues up to Kalapattar and then back to Lukla via Thengboche and Namche Bazaar. This adventurous Everest Chola Pass Trek offers you the best views of mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Pumori and many more himalayan.With eight of the world's ten highest peaks, Nepal is loaded with spectacular mountains vistas. Gokyo Lakes Chola Pass to Everest Base Camp Trek join Everest Base Camp Trekking and Everest Gokyo Ri Trekking or Everest Gokyo Lake Trekking some parts also. Trekking in the Everest area is an awesome experience, not only for its proximity to the world's highest mountain but also for its friendly Sherpa people, picturesque villages, great variety of cultures and traditions, colorful festivals and monasteries. The flora and fauna are other ornaments of the Gokyo Lakes Chola Pass to Everest Base Camp Trekking Packages. The story of the yeti is still a mystery and the legend lives on in the Khumbu. Join Everest Chola Pass Trek with Himalayan Asia Treks. 

Gokyo Lakes Chola Pass to Everest Base Camp Trekking strenuous trekking is continuously rewarded with dramatic Himalayan scenes, including four of the world's eight highest peaks: Cho Oyu (8201m), Makalu (8463m), Lhotse (8516 m) and Everest (8850m). 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.Gokyo Lakes Chola Pass to Everest Base Camp Trekking is a suggested outline for Gokyo Lakes Chola Pass to Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary which covers the highlights of the Khumbu and the most visited places. Details may vary according to personal taste and time schedule. The schedule caters for tea house trekking, expedition style trekking where porters carry your tent and food, or a combination of both. Critically important though is to follow a proper acclimatization process. This is so often hurried with dire consequences. This is a high altitude trek with considerable time sleeping at high altitudes.

After a few days of rest and sightseeing in Kathmandu you are ready to embark on the journey of Everest Cholu Pass. Himlayan Asia Treks and Expedition lets you experience the thrill of being on top of the world with climb along Gokyo RI and adventure of crossing Chola Pass. It is a nerve shaking experience however the outstanding views of mountains, glaciers and glacier lakes will soothe your senses to keep you going. Come along and join Himlayan Asia Treks to experience the isolated communities in the mountainous region with the wild scenery of mountains in its own undisturbed habitat. We preach to making your journey a memorable one in trekking in Nepal. Join Everest Chola Pass Trekking 2019/20 with Himalayan Asia Treks.

Note: If you are not satisfied with this itinerary and other detail, please Contact Us to make itinerary and other detail as per your need.

Note: Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu flight delays:
From 01st Apr 2019, Kathmandu airport will be closed at every night 10 pm to 08 am for runway improvement.  The airport administration has decided to shift flight from Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu from Ramechhap (4-5 hours from Kathmandu).


    • Explore Kathmandu City. 
    • Explore Namche baxar.
    • Exploring the Everest base camp.
    • Trek up to 5545 meter.
    • Trekking route is through Sherpa village.
    • Buddhist culture.
    • Breathtaking scenerio with Cholu Pass. 
    • Breathtaking view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse  and other peaks.
    • Culture and lifestyle of Sherpa people.
    • Flora and Fauna in Sagarmatha National Park. 

Brief Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu.

Day 02:Trek Preparation and Sightseeing Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square.

Day 03:Flight to Lukla, Trek to Phakding (2610m - 4hrs).

Day 04:Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m - 6hrs).

Day 05:Acclimatization day at Namche Bazar.

Day 06:Trek to Phorste Village (3680m - 5hrs).

Day 07:Trek to Machherma (4470m - 6hrs).

Day 08:Trek to Gokyo(4790m - 6hrs).

Day 09:Trek to Gokyo Ri (5843m - 5hrs).

Day 10:Trek to Thangna(4650m- 5hrs).

Day 11:Cross Cho la Pass (5300m - 6hrs).

Day 12:Trek to Lobuche. (4910m - 5hrs).

Day 13:Trek to Everest base camp(5365m) and back to Gorakhshep(5180m - 6hrs).

Day 14:Early hiking Kala Patthar(5555m) and Pheriche(4200m - 6hrs).

Day 15:Trek to Namche Bazar (5 hrs).

Day 16:Trek to Lukla (7 hrs) and overnight.

Day 17:Lukla fly to Kathmandu, End of the trek. Dinner with cultural programme.

Day 18:Departure.

What's Includes

    • Accommodation on BB basis in Kathmandu.
    • Ground transportation (Airport pick up and drop, sightseeing by private).
    • Entrance fees in entrance fees in Kathmandu sightseeing place.
    • Flight ticket of Kathmandu – Lukla- Kathmandu.
    • Three times meals at trekking route.
    • Accommodation in Tea house or lodge in trekking route.
    • Government licensed English speaking guide.
    • Porter (one porter for two person and carry 20 kg.
    • All necessary paper work like Permit and TIMS card (Trekkers information management system).
    • Travel and rescue arrangement.
    • Twenty four call assistance by our office representative.
    • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali restaurant.

What's not Includes

    • Meals in Kathmandu .
    • Any type of insurance.
    • Personal nature expenses like bar bills, water, tea coffee, shower, laundry, wi fi in trekking route.
    • Tips.
    • Any extra cost which is not mentioned in Cost includes column.
    • Extra day for natural calamities like flood, landslide, flight cancellation.

Detail Itinerary

Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu. Meet by our Himalayan Asia representative in airport and transfer to the hotel. Our representative assists to check in hotel process and give short brief about program. You can take rest and fresh. You can walk in evening in Thamel (tourist hub of Kathmandu). Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2Trek Preparation and Sightseeing Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square. In the morning after breakfast, we introduced your trek guide / leader. It will provide an opportunity to know your guide/leader and can ask questions about treks. After discussing with trek guide/leader, we start sightseeing tour. We provide private vehicle and guide for city sightseeing tour, you have time to shopping for trekking gear.

Kathmandu Durbar Square
The Kathmandu Durbar Square is listed UNESCO and this complex of palaces, courtyards and temples, built between 12th and 18th Centuries, used to be the seat of ancient Malla Kings of Kathmandu. It is the place where kings of Nepal are crowned and their coronations solemnized. An intriguing piece here is the 17th century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 languages.

Kumari Temple:
Kumari temple is the residence of the living Goddess. Kumari, known as Virgin Goddess has got some specialties, she must be chosen from a typical Newari cast with nobody marks and injuries and will be replaced by another Kumari after puberty.

Kasthamandap is believed to be constructed from the wood of a single tree in the sixteenth century. Kasthamandap is situated near to the Kumari Temple. The name Kathmandu was named after this temple.

Patan Durbar Square:
The Patan Durbar Square is made in 1600s by Mall Dynasty and the royal palace of Malla kings. It is situated in the heart of Patan City, also listed in UNESCO heritage sites.The square, consists of enchanting mélange of palace buildings, artistic courtyards and graceful pagoda temples. The former royal palace complex is the center of Patan's religious and social life and houses a museum containing an array of bronze statues and religious objects. There are three main courtyards or chowks, so named central MulChowk, SundariChowk and Keshav Narayan Chowk in the square. The SundariChowk holds in its center a masterpiece of stone architecture, the Royal bath called Tushahity.The Square also holds old Newari residential houses. There are various other temples and structures in and around Patan Durbar Square build by the Newar Community.
Overnight in Kathmandu.
Meal: breakfast.

Day 3Flight to Lukla, Trek to Phakding (2610m - 4hrs). After taking breakfast, transfer to the airport for taking flight towards Lukla (2860m). Upon arrival on the airport your guide gives you brief and introduce other staff. We start our trek descending towards Dudhkoshi River, from where we can join main trail to Namche Bazar. The walking is easy and after passing a village of Ghat, after short walking we reach Phakding. Overnight in Phakding.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 4Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m - 6hrs). After taking breakfast, we move towards Namche Bazar. We cross Dudh Koshi River, Majestic River many time exciting suspension bridges laden with prayer flags. On the way, we can see Kusum Kangru (6369m) and Thamsherku (6623m). The trek continues upstream on generally flat terrain, crossing back to the right bank and continues of the Bhote Koshi and Dudh Koshi River. From here, we steep ascent to the Namche Bazar. This Bazar is called of gateway of Mt. Everest. Overnight in Namche Bazar.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 5Acclimatization day at Namche Bazar. After taking breakfast, Trekking start up 3 to 4 hour climb up from the Namche, and at 3,500 meters, traditionally the village was a trading post, with locals bartering yak cheese and butter for agricultural goods grown at lower altitudes. The village also boasts three small museums, a stupa, monastery, several cafes (locally known as bakeries) and many well stocked stores. Overnight in Namche Bazar.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 6Trek to Phorste Village (3680m - 5hrs). After taking breakfast, we start our trek towards Phorste Village. Today, we climbs up and pass rhododendron forest, juniper and large conifers. The trail passes Yak Kharka, settlement, views of Khumbu La and Tawache. Overnight Phorste Thange.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 7Trek to Machherma (4470m - 6hrs). After taking breakfast, we start our trek towards Machherma. The route climbs up with excellent view down to the valley Kengtega and up towards Cho Oyu, Kantega and Thamserku mountains. We descends from Luza village and walk towards Dudhkoshi river r. Overnight in Machherma.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 8Trek to Gokyo(4790m - 6hrs). After taking breakfast, we move towards Gokyo. We ascend and enjoy panoramic views of Dudhkoshi Valley, Thamserku, and Cho Oyu mountains. We pass small Chorten, Phangga and walk along in bank of river and pass through Longpongo, Raboche Tsho and Dudh Pokhari. Overnight in Gokyo.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 9Trek to Gokyo Ri (5843m - 5hrs). This day also we spend in Gokyo to acclimatize. After taking breakfast , we climb up towards Gokyo Ri. There are stunning view from Gokyo Cho Oyu , Gyachung Kang, Everest , Lhotse , Nuptse and Makalu. We back towards Gokyo. Overnight in Gokyo.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 10Trek to Thangna(4650m- 5hrs). After taking breakfast, we move towards Thangna. Today , we descends towards Thangna with seeing views of the mountain , glacier and natural beauty. We reach at the foot of the Cho la Pass. Overnight in Thangna.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 11Cross Cho la Pass (5300m - 6hrs). At early morning , we start our trek around 4 am. We will pass Cho la pass before 9-10 am. We ascend slightly along the valley towards Cho La pass which is covered by rock. From here you can enjoy with panoramic view. We reach at Dzongla and overnight in Dzongla.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 12Trek to Lobuche. (4910m - 5hrs). After taking breakfast, we move towards Lobuche. From today , trekking route is easy then last two/three days. We pass beautiful summit of Cholatse and Taboche and small glacier. Overnight in Lobuche.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 13Trek to Everest base camp(5365m) and back to Gorakhshep(5180m - 6hrs). After taking breakfast, we move towards Everest Base Camp (Everest is the highest peak of the world) in morning. First , we move towards base camp and walk around in there and back to Gorakhshep. We walk on glacier and snow capped rocks. Overnight in Gorakhshep.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 14Early hiking Kala Patthar(5555m) and Pheriche(4200m - 6hrs). After taking breakfast, we move towards Kalapattar and explore Kala Patthar with some best views of Mt. Everest as well as other panorama of surrounding mountain. Then we descend towards Pheriche. Overnight in Pheriche.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 15Trek to Namche Bazar (5 hrs). There can be a tendency now to rush, particularly as we are walking downhill, but there is still much to see. We descend to Pangboche and visit its historic old monastery, thought to be the oldest in the Khumbu. Continue on to our private permanent camp at Deboche for the night. Overnight in Namche Bazar
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 16Trek to Lukla (7 hrs) and overnight. Overnight in Lukla.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 17Lukla fly to Kathmandu, End of the trek. Dinner with cultural programme. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Meal: breakfast and dinner.

Day 18Departure. After taking breakfast, our representative come in hotel and transfer to airport.
Meal: breakfast.

Departure Date

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21 March, 2019 07 April, 2019 US$ 1595.00 Available Book Now
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Usefull Info

  • How is Nepal?
    Nepal is landlocked country located between India and Tibet autonomous region of  China. It have highest peak of the world name Mt Everest (Sagarmatha) and eight peaks of the worlds ten highest peaks. It is birthplace of Gautam Buddha place name is Lumbini.
    Nepal is small country but tremendous geographic diversity. It rises from Fifty nine meters to eight thousand eight hundred forty eight meters. Nepal is divided into three part Terai, Hill and mountain regions.
    In here, the first language is Nepal (Devanagari script) and one hundred twenty three languages. The official language of Nepal is called Nepal.
  • Passport and Visa:
    First thing for travelling anywhere, you need valid passport with at least six months. You can obtain visa for Nepal from Nepalese consulates or on arrival in Kathmandu or other boarders or most reliable source of information is currently the Department of Immigration Nepal, if you fill online form and bring with you, then it would be easier to get visa in any Nepal boarder.
  • Weather: 
    Nepal’s climate varies with its topography and altitude. The low land Terai area has hot and humid climate that can rise above 40 degree Celsius during summer, middle region weather is pleasant almost all the year and northern region temperature is always cold.

    Nepal has Four Seasons:
    Spring: Mar-May: The temperature is good in this season and many flower blossom and best season for trekking in Nepal.
    Summer:  (Jun-Aug): Monsoon season in Nepal, weather is hot and wet at times.
    Autumn: (Sep-Nov): This is the best season for tour and trek in Nepal. In that time, weather is highly pleasant so are the mountains and Himalaya. This is also season of festivals as Nepal celebrates the biggest festival Hindi name Dashain and Tihar. For more detail about Nepal Weather:
  • Currency: 
    The Nepalese currency called Rupees. For more exchange rates, please visit Nepal Rastra Bank.
  • Insurance:
    We told all our clients to do travel insurance before leaving your home country. Their insurance must covered medical, personal accident, lost of gears, emergency evacuation, and damage or lost their luggage and etc.
  • Accommodation:
    Himalayan Asia provides you minimum two star hotels or according to your choice in city area and lodge or Tea house in trekking route. In teahouse or lodge, you can found normal bed with pillow and blankets. We always search and give to our client’s standard lodge with good environment which make your trip happy and healthy.
  • Food:
     We have a lot of restaurants with different cuisine but during trek we eat from Nepalese menu especially Pasta, Mo Mo , soup items, Dal Bhat, tea, coffee etc. In trekking route, you will take dinner and breakfast in lodge and lunch will be along the way.
  • When is best season for trek and tour for Nepal?
    The best time to come is September, October and November and March, April and May.
  • Is it suitable trekking for me?
     If you are physically fit and love to walk then you can choose any trekking itinerary from our website to suit you. If you choose long day’s program, then you have t walk more days in mountain. All trekking program can see in our website.   We suggest while going trek, please took one professional guide and if you cannot carry your luggage then took one porter also.
  • Need any special equipment for trekking?
    In another column, you can find what you need to carry. Need to bring warm clothes, comfortable shoes, trousers. Or you can buy in Kathmandu before starting trekking.
  • What will happen if get any emergency in the trek?
    We suggest to all our clients do insurance before going trekking. If you have any problem, consult with your guide and he will give suggestion. In our office, one staff is available twenty four hours in phone call; you can call him/her.
  • Do I need permit before trekking in Nepal?
    For entering in trekking route, you need permit and TIMS card. For restricted area, you need special permit. You can discuss with our consultant.
  • Is Nepal safe and especially for single travelling woman?
    Absolutely, Nepal is safe for traveler. For woman and man, Nepal is safe. While going trekking, we suggest take one staff with you. If you go by yourself, you donot know right way and can missed way.
  • What do I need for trekking?

          -Day pack (rucksack)
          -Light weight and warm trousers.
          -Sun hats and gloves.
          -Full- sleeves t shirt.-
          -Warm jackets.
          -Waterproof jacket, trousers and bag cover.
          - Light weight cotton clothing.
          -Waterproof or windcheater jacket.
          -Knee supports.
          -Sun glasses.
          -Sun cream and lip protector.
          - A one liter hard Water bottle.
          -Flash light.
         -Down jacket, sleeping bag (trekking).
         -Trekking shoes or boots.
          -A pair of sandals.


  • Hotel and Accommodation on Everest Chola Pass Trekking:
    We provide to our client in City area best three star (above three star is on client requested) and lodge/teahouse during the trek. A Teahouse/lodge is the combination of guest house and restaurant where rooms are normally decorated and available bed, pillow and blankets. In every trekking route, we provide only teahouse/lodge because there is no availability of deluxe hotel. Single supplement charge will cost an additional USD 220.


  • Meals Everest Everest Chola Pass Trekking:
    The meal which is provided in trekking area is included breakfast, lunch and dinner. We provide breakfast and dinner where you stay overnights and our guide will choose restaurant for lunch on the way. Our guide and other staff always give priority t served delicious, hygienic and each place special food. We recommended you to bring water purification tablets. 


  • Guide and porter in Everest Chola Pass Trekking:
    We provide you best staff to you who have good experience and government license. In a group, we provide one guide till 16 pax and one porter for each two person.  One porter carries 20 kg .
  • Luggage/Bag pack in Everest Chola Pass Trekking:
    For main luggage, we will provide one porter for two person. We suggest you to make two bag pack for trekking. One is for you where you can put cash, mobile, passport, sun cream, water bottle or light things which you need every time and another one where you can put your clothes, spare jacket and other heavy items. In domestic airlines, they provide fifteen kg including your hand bag , excess weight is chargeable around USD one per kg.

  • Personal Expenses Everest Chola Pass Trekking:
    Personal expenses means which is not covered your package column cost include. Normally, you have to pay for table drinks (alcoholic/non alcoholic beverages), snacks (on the trek), tips, souvenirs, hot showers and extra day if flight cancelled or any other natural disasters.
  • Group Size, guide and crew member Everest Chola Pass Trekking:
    Himalayan Asia Treks organizing Everest base camp trekking single to maximum sixteen pax in one group. If we have more than sixteen pax , we split this group into more groups. If there are two or more groups, you can walk together and can stay in same lodge but guide and other staff will be different. Our crew member is government certified and experienced in trekking fields.
  • Join a fixed date group trek or private departure Everest Chola Pass Trekking:
    During our establishment of company, we operate group joining, fixed departure and private basis. If you are single and planning to join our group, please check our fixed departure date or consult with our operator.
  • Insurance/Rescue/Evacuation for Everest Chola Pass Trekking:
    In trekking route , sometimes there was bad accident due to high altitude sickness or causality. If something is happen in trekking route or when you are in Nepal, you can contact with your guide or our office staff. We facilitate to our client spot to hospital by air or ambulance. We suggest to our client, please do insurance and forward to our company with your other document.
  • Some do’s and do not’s Everest Chola Pass Trekking :
    Respect local culture and people.
    The Nepalese people are friendly and hospitalize by nature so you do not have difficulty to adjust in here.
    While you are entering in Temple, just check in some temple not allowed to enter for non Hindus.  If there is permitted to enter, please do not wear leather things and walk in Temple and Stupas clockwise. Before taking photograph, please ask authorized person for permission.
  • Flight Information about Kathmandu and Lukla Everest Chola Pass Trekking: 
    For going Everest region trekking, we have to fly from Kathmandu to Lukla by small Twin Otter plane. Lukla airport is Nepal’s domestic and Himalaya region airport so there is no more facility like in other airport.  In sometimes, flight will be cancelled or delayed due to mountain weather or some technical problems of aircraft. In that case, you have to pay for extra days bill in Kathmandu or Lukla. If flight cancelled and you have international flight in such case, Himalayan Asia Treks will charter helicopter to catch your onwards flight. This cost of Helicopter charted has to payable directly to our Kathmandu office or our fields’ staff. The cost will depend on the number of group members.
    We recommended that you should take some time for rest after finishing trekking. In case, your flight cancelled from to Kathmandu/ Lukla then there is no chance to miss your onwards flights. Same, you come earlier before one day then easy to buy necessary goods like Jacket, shoes or any trekking equipments.

Clients ReviewWhat Our Clients Say

Everest Chola Pass Trek

Everest Chola Pass Trek

April 11, 2017

We are really thankful to Himalayan Asia Treks Team. We just back from Everest Cholu Pass Trek in Everest region. That was ours second time in Nepal. We got very good service like hotel is very good , staff are very helpful and knowledgeable. Thank you Himalayan Asia Treks Team. 

Review by: Juliena, United States