Everest Cho la pass trek cost, itinerary, map & difficulty details

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Cho la pass trek with gokyo, Kala Patthar, EBC Nepal

Cho la pass trek is a famous adventure trail of Everest region which connect the Gokyo Lake, Everest base camp and Kalapathar. During Chola pass trekking trekkers reach and explore Gokyo ri (5460m), Cho La pass (5,420m), Kalapatthar (5550 m) Everest base camp (5364 m).

The Gokyo lake Cho la pass and EBC trek is one of the challenging treks in Nepal and those who take this trek have the great opportunity to tour the very famous destinations of Khumbu region. Cho la pass trek known as Everest circuit trek also. Trekking in the Everest area is an awesome experience of a lifetime. Tawache and cholatse peak from mong danda

mainly due to two major aspects one gets the most spectacular view of the world’s highest mountain peak as well as the picturesque villages and also gets experience the warm friendliness of the Sherpa people and takes the taste of their culture and traditions. The ancient monasteries, Ngozumpa Glacier and the flora and fauna of the Sagarmatha National Park are the other exciting features of this trek.
The Gokyo Lake Cho la pass and EBC trek is a trek of high altitude and the trekkers will be sleeping or relaxing considerable time of the trip at high altitude. Though the trek is rather strenuous, perhaps no other trek of the Himalayas offer so many dramatically spectacular scenes of the four highest peaks of the world Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8463m) and Cho Oyu (8201m).

While the mountain views are breathtaking, visits to the Sherpa villages and monasteries are heartening as well as highly enjoyable. The close-up views of the Everest from Kalapathar, the Everest base camp, the enchanting Gokyo Lakes, the panoramic views of the Himalayas from Gokyo Ri and crossing of the high altitude Cho La pass with awe-inspiring scenery around are the great features an ultimate adventure experience of Cho la pass trek.

Cho la pass trek combine the two world famous trekking routes of Khumbu, Gokyo Lake trek and Everest base camp trek by crossing Ngozumpa Glacier and Cho La pass trek. Trekking trail that goes to Khumbu valley to and from the Gokyo Lake and over the Cho La pass is at a height of 5330m. After reaching Lukla by flight the travelers take the trek to Namche Bazaar.

Here, they get the rewarding experience of mingling with the Sherpa people, visiting museums and monastery. Visiting the high valleys of the Khumbu region is indeed an exclusive trekking experience. The trek from Gokyo Lake and the Cho La Pass trekking at an altitude of 5420m take the travelers to the foot of Mt. Everest.

Kalapathar is the highest elevation of this trek, Best season for this trek are September to November and March to May. Over the Cho La Pass the trek makes a circuit of Tawache and Cholatse and then enters the Khumbu valley. From Khumbu trek goes up to Kalapathar and Everest base camp then it goes back to Lukla through Thengboche and Namche Bazaar.

Cho la pass trek itinerary

Day 01: Welcome to Nepal, upon your arrival in Nepal our representative welcome and assists to transfer hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu city tours and preparation for Cho la Pass trek.

Day 03: Katmandu to Lukla by flight then trek to Phakding (2610m).

Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m).

Day 05: Rest Day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization.

Day 07: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Phortse Tenga (3,680m).

Day 08: Trek from Phortse Tenga to Dole (4,090m).

Day 09: Trek from Dole to Machhermo (4,470m).

Day 10: Trek from Machhermo to Gokyo (4,790m).

Day 11: Hiking to Gokyo ri peak and explore Gokyo valley.

Day 12: Trek from Gokyo to Thangna (4,700 m).

Day 13: Trek to Dzongla (4830m) via Chola pass (5420m).

Day 14: Trek form Dzongla to Gorakshep (5180mm).

Day 15: Hiking to Everest base camp 5316m, back to Gorakshep (5140m).

Day 16: Hiking to Kala Patthar (5550m.) then trek back to Pheriche (4240m.)

Day 17: Trek from Pheriche to Tyangboche (3860 m.)

Day 18: Trek from Tyangboche to Namche Bazaar (3440 m)

Day 19: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2840 m.)

Day 20: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner.

Day 21: After this amazing Cho la pass trek if you are interested for other activities like Safari, Rafting, Biking, Tours, Peak climbing or more trekking in other region we organize trip according to your desire. If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your onward destination.

Service include

#Airports pick up and drop by private vehicle.

#5 star Hotel in Kathmandu for 3 Nights twin sharing with breakfast.

#Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.

#Domestic flights Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu and airport tax

#All meals and accommodation during Cho la Pass Trek period

#An experienced English speaking guide trained by Gov. of Nepal

#Highly experienced Cho la Pass trekking staffs.

#All governmental procedure permits fees and local taxes

#Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag (optional), medical kit etc

#Travel and rescue arrangements

#Farewell dinner at typical Nepalese restaurant

Service exclude

*Visa fees/ international airfare to and from Kathmandu

*Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu

*Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost

*Hot and cold shower, battery recharge during Cho la pass trek

*Personal expenses phone calls, bar bills, extra porters etc

*Personal Cho la Pass trekking equipment / gears

*Tips for guides, porters and driver

*All others expenses not mentioned on price include section

Trip note

Base Camp Excursion, Kathmandu, Nepal always thinking about guest’s safety; it is our paramount concern whilst traveling with us. Cho la Pass trekking is an adventure tour we reach remote mountain region. Sometime health condition of member, natural disaster, and weather condition of mountain region changed unexpectedly we cannot guarantee it. Please note that trekking guide has the authority to cancel any part of Cho la Pass trekking itinerary if it is necessary due to safety concerns, be prepared to be flexible if required, otherwise trekking group leader follow the above itinerary.

Additional information

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Holiday Trip Fact

Price: US $ 1345
Grade: Strenuous
Season: Sept to Dec, Feb to May
Duration: 21 Days
Operation: Tea house or Lodge
Activities: Trekking and sightseeing
Group Size: Min 2 to Max 12
Highest access: 5554 meters / 18192 feet
Start From: Kathmandu - Lukla
Ending at: Lukla - Kathmandu