Gokyo Chola Pass Trek Guide / Package / Cost / Itinerary 2017
The Gokyo Chola Pass trek is a travel to land of Everest Himalayas where the tourist witness the Gokyo valley and the Cho-La Pass which are the unspoiled and untamed nature of the world. The Gokyo valley is the highest valley of the globe and Cho-La Pass is the highest pass of the world used to cross Himalayas to reach another village in the borders of Nepal and China. These regions are the last place where humans can live after that there are sea of ice masses and snow glaciers. The highest hill of Gokyo valley is called the Gokyo Ri which is the highest hill that let human to stand in front of Mt. Everest and other Himalayas of Everest region. There is a beautiful Gokyo Lake on the base of Gokyo-Ri surrounded by enchanted landscape. The Cho-La Pass is the beautiful icy region with a trail leading to another region crossing the Himalayas. The walk at Cho-La Pass is an amazing experience to cross the Himalayas.
The Gokyo Chola Pass trek is an adventurous and mesmerizing experience where tourists stand and walk in front of Himalayas watching with proud eyes and generous surrounding that give full views of the Himalayas of Everest region. The other highlights of this delightful trip is sightseeing at Namche Bazar, Tenboche, Sangboche, Dingboche, and Khumjung village along with an experience of living in Sherpa Capital of Everest region. The Gokyo Chola Pass trek begins with flight to Lukla Airport from Kathmandu Airport and ends on Namche Bazar after two days of trekking. The tourists are then taken to their destined location from Namche Bazar. In the end of the trip the tourists return to Lukla Airport to take flight to Kathmandu.
Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02 Sight seeing and preparation in Kathmandu
Day 03 Fly to Lukla (2800 m) and trek to Phakding (2810 m
Day 04 Trek to Namche (3440 m)
Day 05 Namche acclimatization ( Hike to Syangboche (3900 m), Khumjung and Khunde)
Day 06 Trek to Tengboche (3879 m)
Day 07 Trek to Dingboche (4410 m)
Day 08 Dingboche – acclimatization day – Hike to
Nangakarshang (501o m)
Day 09 Trek to Lobuche (4930 m)
Day 10 Trek to Everest base camp (5360 m) and stay at Gorakshep (5160 m)
Day 11 Trek to Kalapathar (5545 m) and stay at Lobuche (4930 m)
Day 12 Trek to Dzongla (4843 m)
Day 13 Cross Chola Pass (5420 m) and stay at Taknak (3879 m)
Day 14 Trek to Gokyo (4750 m)
Day 15 Hike to Gokyo Peak (5350 m) stay at Mochhermo (4410m)
Day 16 Trek to Khumjung (3790m)
Day 17 Trek to Manjo (2810 m)
Day 18 Trek to Lukla (2800 m)
Day 19 Fly to Kathmandu
Day 20 Kathmandu
Day 21 Departure for home
Gokyo Chola Pass Trekking day by day details Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport Pickup and drop to hotel in Thamel stay overnight there
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu includes Pashupatinath, Swayambhu, Boudhanath and Kathmandu Durbar Square and preparation in Kathmandu overnight Kathmandu
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2800m) and trek to Phakding (2810 m)
Early in the morning flight to Lukla and It takes about half an hour flight to reach Tenzing Hillary airport Lukla. Lukla is a small city in the lap of High Mountain. It is commence point of our trek. We trek towards Phakding. On the way we can see Mt.Nupla and Kusum Kangru, overnight stay in Phakding.
Day 04: Trek to Namche (3440 m)
We have to cross Sherpa villages and forests of rhododendron trees, Magnolia trees and firs to reach Namche. Namche Bazar is a beautiful village, which is the comfortable for stay and we can see beautiful views from here, overnight stay in Namche.
Day 05: Namche acclimatization (Hike to Syangboche (3900 m), Khumjung & Khude
We will spend another day in Namche Bazaar and an acclimatization hike to Syangboche, Khumjung and Khude from where we can see close view of Mt. Everest and you can also observe the culture of Sherpa people.
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3879 m)
Today we trek towards Tengboche from Namche Bazaar. Tengboche is the best place of the world that provides the most magnificent view of the Himalayan giants, Kwangde (6187m.), Teacher (6542m.), Amadablam (6812 m), Everest (8848m.), Nuptse (7879 m), Lhotse (8501 m.), Kangtega and Thamserku. In Tengboche We can also visit Buddhist Monastery, which is the largest Monastery of Khumbu.
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4410 m)
Our trail goes through Imjasta River and forests of rhododendron and we also have to pass through villages and Mani walls. The views are great from Dingboche. From here you can see Island Peak, Makalu and another face Amadablam. Dingboche is the beautiful village where you can see crops of barley, buckwheat and Potato.
Day 08: Dingboche – acclimatization day – Hike to Nangkartshang (5010 m)
Today is acclimatization day in Dingboche. We hike to Nangkartshang Gompa from where we can see the view of Mt. Makalu.
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4930 m)
Our trail continuously goes through high alpine region. We can see the panoramic view of Nuptse, Loboche, Pumari, Cholatse. On the way we have to passes through Pheriche, which offer the beautiful view of Mountains. On the way we can also see monuments of climbers, who gave their life while trekking around in this region.
Day 10: Trek to Everest base camp (5360 m) and stay at Gorakshep (5160 m)
Today first of our entire trek goes to Gorakshep where we spend one night today. Our trail goes to Everest Base Camp. The trail offers beautiful mountains view of Mt. Nuptse, Mt.Pumari and Mt. Everest. Our trail continuously goes through snowy mountains. After reaching Everest Base Camp our trail back towards Gorakshep, overnight stay in Gorakshep.
Day 11: Trek to Kalapathar (5545 m) and stay at Lobuche (4930 m)
In the morning we trek towards Kalapathar. After reaching top of Kalapathar (small rocky peak) you can see the panoramic view of Mt. Everest, which is very beautiful to see. You can take beautiful pictures of scenery over there. Then we walk towards Lobuche, overnight stay in Lobuche
Day 12: Trek to Dzongla (4843 m)
Today you trek towards Dzongla, which takes about 6 hrs and you can have a dinner in Dzongla, overnight stay in Dzongla.
Day 13: Cross Chola Pass (5420 m) and stay at Taknak (3879 m)
Trek from Dzongla to chola pass. We have to walk through Glacier, which may be enjoyable for you, but the way is little bit difficult from Chola pass to Taknak, overnight stay in Taknak.
Day 14: Trek to Gokyo (4750 m)
Our trail goes towards beautiful Gokyo valley where you can see the beautiful view of lake.
Day 15: Hike to Gokyo Peak (5350 m) stay at Mochhermo (4410m)
Early in the morning we hike towards the Gokyo peak, which is in the top. From Gokyo RI we can see fascinating view of Himalayans of Khumbu region like Mt. Everest, Makalu, Nuptse, Lhotse etc, overnight in Mochhermo.
Day 16: Trek to Khumjung (3790m)
Our trail goes passing through Imja Khola Bridge. It is the easy walk trail, which goes downward towards Khumjung.
Day 17: Trek to Manjo (2810 m)
We have to passes through pine and rhododendron forests to reach Manjo. On the way we also have to cross-river and also see Kusum Kangru peak.
Day 18: Trek to Lukla (2800 m)
Today is the last day of our trekking and it is the short easy trekking way. We have lunch in lodge, overnight stay in Lukla.
Day 19: Fly to Kathmandu
Fly back towards Kathmandu.
Day 20: Walking tour around Kathmandu followed by farewell dinner
Day 21: Drop to Airport back to home have nice and safe journey Namaste
Meals yourself Kathmandu (L+D).
Your Travel insurance.
Nepal entry visa ( You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Nepal’s Airport in Kathmandu).
All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks)
Personal shopping and laundry etc.
Personal trekking Equipments.
Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)
If do any tour and sightseeing and other activities etc.
Jeans or slacks
Towel and toilet kit
Gloves or mittens
Sleeping bag, warm to 20 degrees F, either down or fibrefill (or you can rent one in Kathmandu)
Parka, down or fibre fill; a ski jacket is ok
Sweater, wool shirt or acrylic pile jacket
Duffel bag, canvas or nylon, without a frame (for porters to carry)
Daypack or rucksack, waterproof, for you to carry
Water bottle 1 liter or 1 quart; be sure that it does not leak
Health Insurance Gokyo Chola Pass Trek 2017 / 2018
We INSIST that an appropriate insurance policy is taken out which covers travel in isolated and mountainous areas, and which also includes helicopter rescue.
We recommend that you consult a reputable travel agent or insurance specialist.
We recommend that all clients consult their doctor to discuss the health issues associated with their trek. We also recommend that clients bring their own personal first aid kit to supplement the comprehensive first aid kit carried by the Trek Leader
Please ensure that you allow at least 1 month to complete a course of vaccinations. Whilst your personal doctor will be the final authority,
We recommend the following
Immunoglobulin (for Hepatitis A)
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