Everest base camp to gokyo lakes, Cho la pass trek overview
Cho La Pass is a popular trekking route in the Everest region of Nepal that connects the Gokyo Lakes and the Everest Base Camp. This trekking route offers stunning views of the Himalayan mountains, including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Cho Oyu, Makalu etc. The Cho La Pass Trek is a challenging and adventurous journey that requires proper preparation and experience.
All in one gokyo chola pass Everest base camp trek covers major highlights of Khumbu area. Discover Mt Everest base camp to gokyo lakes crossing Cho la pass trek Nepal at once. It is actually an arduous and long journey that combines some of the greatest mountain passes of the world as well as the highest peak base camp and gokyo valley of Himalayas. The best time to book your Cho la pass trekking package is September – November and March – April. Must have Chola Pass trek at least once in your lifetime.
Generally, the plan starts as you arrive at the Tribhuwan International Airport of Nepal. Then Lukla airstrip is your next destination and from there you will cover the Dudh Koshi River, beautiful bridges, flora and fauna of Himalayan, breathtakingly beautiful rhododendron forests, Sagarmatha National Park etc.
The lush green surrounding of the place is complemented by clean and pure water and air. Then here comes the delightful Namche Bazar, surrounded by the icy waterfalls running down the valley and snow-capped mountains.
During Everest base camp to gokyo lakes crossing Cho la pass trek Nepal, you will see the beautiful peaks of Everest like Tabuche Ama Dablam, Nuptse Lhotse towering above the clouds. Trekking group leader will have the responsibility of picking out the perfect hotel with a perfect view. Primary reason to hire local guide is for safety. No one can never predict Mother Nature. Thus, anything can happen anywhere. if you have guide he will suggest ideas and takes you to safe area. Therefore, with the cho la pass trekking, you will never be disappointed.
EBC to Cho la pass trek via Gokyo itinerary
Day 1: Flight to Lukla then trek to Phakding.
Elevation: 2610 meters / 8563 feet. Distance: 8 km / 4.9 miles. Duration: 4 hours.
Day 2: Trek to Namche bazaar.
Elevation: 3440 meters / 11286 feet. Distance: 11 km / 6.8 miles. Duration: 7 hours.
Day 3: Hiking to Everest view point.
Elevation: 3880 meters / 12730 feet. Distance: 5 Km / 3.1 miles. Duration: 4.5 hours.
Day 4: Trek to Tengboche monastery.
Elevation: 3860 meters / 12664 feet. Distance: 10 km / 6.2 miles. Duration: 6 hours.
Day 5: Trek to Dingboche village.
Elevation: 4410 meters / 14468 feet. Distance: 12 km / 7.4 miles. Duration: 6 hours.
Day 6: Hike to Makalu view point for Acclimatization.
Elevation:4560 meters 14961 feet. Distance: 3 km / 1.8 miles. Duration: 2 hours.
Day 7: Trek to Lobuche village.
Elevation:4940 meters / 16207 feet. Distance: 11 km / 6.8 miles. Duration: 6 hours.
Day 8: Trek to Gorak Shep then explore Everest base camp.
Elevation: 5360 meters / 17585 feet. Distance: 13 km / 8 miles. Duration: 7 hours.
Day 9: Hiking Kala Pathar then trek to Dzongla.
Elevation: 4830 meters / 15846 feet. Distance: 10 km / 6.2 miles. Duration: 7 hours.
Day 10: Trek to Thangnak via Chola Pass.
Elevation: 4,700 m / 15420 feet. Distance: 7 km / 4.3 miles. Duration:7 hours.
Day 11: Trek to Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo valley excursion.
Elevation: 4790 meters / 15715 feet. Distance: 4 km / 2.4 miles. Duration: 4 hours.
Day 12: Hiking to Gokyo Ri then trek to Dole.
Elevation: 4200 meters / feet. Distance: 13.5 km / 8.3 miles. Duration: 6 hours.
Day 13: Trek to Namche Bazaar.
Elevation: 3440 meters / 11286 feet. Distance: 14 km /8.6 miles. Duration: 6 hours.
Day 14: Trek to Lukla.
Elevation: 2860 meters / 9383 feet. Distance: 19 km / 11.8 miles. Duration: 8 hours.
Day 15: Flight back to Kathmandu then transfer to hotel.
Flight duration: 35 minute.
Services included on Cho la pass trekking cost
#Airport pickup and drop service by private vehicle
#Round trip flights Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu
#Full board meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during the trek
#Best lodge accommodation during trekking period twin sharing basic
#Professional English speaking guide trained by Government of Nepal
#Highly experience staffs (2 guests: 1 porter basic)
#Trekking route map, trip achievement certificate
#Sagarmatha national park permit and TIMS card
#Government taxes & office service charge
Service exclude on Cho la pass trek Nepal
* Visa fees / international airfare to and from Kathmandu
* Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
* Personal expenses phone calls, mineral water, bar bills, internet, hot shower, battery recharge & gears etc
* Tips for guides, porters (Tipping are expected but not mandatory)
Cho La Pass Trek starts in the village of Lukla, then trekkers follow the trail to the village of Namche Bazaar, the gateway to Mount Everest. Trail leads to the village of Gorak Shep, which is the last stop before reaching Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar. After exploring EBC trail leads to Cho La Pass, which is located at an altitude of 5,420 meters.
Cho La Pass is a challenging part of the trek. It requires proper preparation and equipment because the trail is steep and rocky, and the weather conditions can be unpredictable. However, the views from the top of the pass are breathtaking, and trekkers are rewarded with stunning views of the Himalayas. After crossing the Cho La Pass, trekkers reach Gokyo valley, Ngozumpa glacier and Gokyo Lake side. Gokyo Lakes is a beautiful journey that offers stunning views of the nearby mountains.
Cho La Pass Trek is a challenging and rewarding journey that offers stunning views of the Himalayas. It requires proper preparation and experience, but the experience is truly unforgettable
During the entire Chola pass trekking in Nepal, you will get to see the fabulous mountain scenery. Let us t know your desire date and number of trekking team; we are happy to organize your trip to Nepal as per your desire. You can make your booking or reservation online through www.mustangtreknepal.com.