Gokyo Chola pass Via Everest base camp trek 2023
Highlights About trip
A scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
Following the footsteps of Tenzing and Hillary Bridge to Everest
An insight into the local culture and traditions
Exploration of Buddhist monasteries Tyangboche
Majestic view of mountains from Kala patthar and Gokyo Peak
Explore Gokyo Lakes and Ngozumpa Glacier
Gokyo Chola pass vai Everest base camp 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 and himalayas . 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.
Gokyo Chola pass vai Everest base camp 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, Tengboche, 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.
GOOD TO KNOW before Nepal
Check all of your necessary things to carry by self
Warm clothes and comfortable walking shoes are recommended
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Is a visa on arrival available?
Typically, yes. However, in response to the current Covid situation, rules for arriving visitors may change frequently and sometimes without notice. It may be necessary to obtain a tourist visa in your own country before travel. For updated information on visas, please check the Nepal Tourism Board and the Government of Nepal Immigration websites they have more details for new information.
How much will a trip to Nepal cost?
How much you spend in Nepal is largely decided by things you want to do in the country. A 5-day trekking trip in Nepal can start from as little at USD 350 per person. A weekend-long safari in Chitwan National Park is available at less than USD 180
On average, seven days in Nepal with accommodation and some or all meals included costs anywhere between USD 800 to USD 1400 per person. Good rooms at hotels in Nepal range from USD 20 to over USD 140 per person, per night, while around USD 1.5/2 a day can buy you three meals in decent restaurants.
How does it work with a porter?
Generally, the porter will pick up the baggage in the morning and drop it at the hotel in the evening. You will not always be walking with your porter or have access to your bag during the day, while trekking.
How much money do I need to bring with me?
Your personal budget obviously depends on your spending habits and what is included in your trip cost. If accommodation is included, but meals are not, we would suggest that you bring around 28 USD per day per person for meals. Having a hot shower or charging your device sometimes costs extra. There are also sometimes small crafts/souvenirs to buy along the trekking route which you may want to bring extra money for. Also, consider whether you would be staying in Kathmandu or Pokhara before or after your trek.
Is Asia open for tourists?
Despite the initial fears of the Covid-19 pandemic, most Asian countries have managed to mitigate its effects. As such, many popular destinations throughout the continent are currently open for traveler’s
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 Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu includes Pashupatinath, Swayambhu, Boudhanath and Kathmandu Durbar Square and preparation for trekking to Gokyo chola pass in Kathmandu overnight Kathmandu or Just rest and prefer a trek
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 3 to 4 hr treks. 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, 5 to 6 hrs walk then 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 Khunde from where we can see close view of Mt. Everest and you can also observe the culture of Sherpa people. stay overnight in Namche
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 (6542 m.), Amadablam (6812 m), Everest (8848 m.), Nuptse (7879 m), Lhotse (8501 m.), Kangtega and Thamserku. In Tengboche We can also visit Buddhist Monastery, which is the largest Monastery of Khumbu. stay overnight Tengboche
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. stay overnight Dingboche
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4930 m)
Our trail continuously goes through high alpine region. We can see the panoramic view of Nuptse, Lobuche, Pumori, 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. stay overnight at Lobuche
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.Pumori 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 (5420m) 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 (4750m)
Our trail goes towards beautiful Gokyo valley where you can see the beautiful view of lake. stay overnight
Day 15: Hike to Gokyo Peak (5350 m) stay at Machhermo (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 Himalayas of Khumbu region like Mt. Everest, Makalu, Nuptse, Lhotse etc, overnight in Machhermo.
Day 16: Trek to Khumjung (3790 m)
Our trail goes passing through Imja Khola Bridge. It is the easy walk trail, which goes downward towards Khumjung.
Day 17: Trek to Monjo (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. stay overnight Kathmandu Nepal guide info organized best hotel in Kathmandu
Day 20: Walking tour around Kathmandu followed by farewell dinner organized by nepal guide info team
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.
Trekking Gear List for a Chola vai Gokyo Trekking 2023
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 2023
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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