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Everest Gokyo Chola Pass Everest Base Camp Trek

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  • Trip Price : From USD 1090.00
  • Trip Code : HST-ET-04
  • Trek Start/End : Lukla
  • Grade : Moderate/Difficult
  • Trek start Elevation : 2810 m.
  • Highest Elevation : 5545 m.
  • Group Size : Minimum 2 People
  • Best time : September, October, November, December, February, March, April
  • Mode of Trek : Teahouse / Tent
  • Trek Duration : 17 days
The Machermo village is situated at 4465 m partially sheltered frem the wind by steep hillside spure to north and south. machermo
Fifth Gokyo Lake and some part of Mt cho-oyu - Taken from nearby fifth Lake fifth gokyo lake Mt Everest, Mt Lotshe,and Mt Makalu – Taken from Gokyo-Ri nozomba glacier in gokyo
Mt Nuptse – Taken from way to Everest base camp everest
Mount Amadublam and small Buddhist stupa – Taken from Tyanbouche gokyo trekking with motsuzuki
Lobuche peak and dudha koshi – Taken from nearby Pheruche everest mani rindu trek

Gokyo Chola Pass Everest Base Camp Trekking is one of the most adventurous trekking route in Everest region. Sometime Gokyo Chola Pass Everest Base Camp trekking trail is also known as Everest Circuit trekking. It follows the route via high pass called Cho-La Pass at 5330 meters into Everest Base Camp. This trek begins from Lukla. After one day acclimatization in Namche bazaar it follows all the way to Gokyo Lake. After you reach Gokyo Lake you climb Gokyo-Ri (5480m) and from top of Gokyo Ri you enjoy stunning summit mountain scenery including Everest, Makalu and Cho Oyo. Then following day you cross Chola Pass ((5330m) and reach at Dzongla. After Dzongla you move towards Gorakshep and ascent to Kalapathar(5545m) from where you enjoy an impressive up-close view of Mt. Everest. Then next day you trek to Everest Base Camp. Your return route passes through Tyangboche, a place where a famous magnificent monastery is located. We take a rest there and savor the incredible scenery enchaning views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Kangega, Mt. Kwangde, Mt. Nuptse etc and back to Lukla airport. On the next morning you take flight to Kathmandu.

Gokyo Chola Pass EBC Trekking Highlights

  1. Exciting mountain flight Kathmandu / Lukla.
  2. Namche Bazaar gate way of Mt. Everest
  3. Sherpa culture and lifestyle in Khumjung
  4. Tengboche Monastery
  5. Everest Base Camp and Khumbu glacier
  6. Climbing Kalapathar (5555m)
  7. Great view of Mt, Everest, Mt Lhotse and other mountains from Kalapathar
  8. Cross Cho La pass (5300 meters)
  9. Tranquil Gokyo lake
  10. Stunning view of Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse, Mt Makalu, Mt Cho you and surrounding  khumbu mountain range.
  11. Excursion to the fifth lake
  12. Ngozumpa biggest glacier in the world.

Everest Region Attractions

  1. Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park
    Most of the part of Everest trekking is within the boundary of Sagarmatha National Park.  This national park is spread in an area of 1,148 More
  2. Sherpa People and Culture
    Everest region is the home of Sherpas. Sherpas are an ethnic group of Nepal. They are migrated from Kham region of eastern Tibet within More

Everest Gokyo Chola Pass Everest Base Camp Trekking Itinerary

Day 01: Upon arrival in Kathmandu International airport transfer to the hotel.
Orientation of the trip. O/n at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Fly to Lukla (45 minutes flight). Then trek to phakding. 3hrs walking.O/n at mountain Lodge.

Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3446m). 6h walking. O/n at mountain Lodge.

Day 04: Day for acclimatization in Namche Bazar. Excursion to Namche Bazaar and Syangboche. O/n at mountain Lodge.

Day 05: Namche bazaar to Dole (4200 m). 8h walking. O/n at mountain Lodge.

Day 06: Dole to Machchhermo (4470 m). 4h walking. O/n at mountain Lodge.

Day 07: Machchhermo to Gokyo(4790m). 5h walking. O/n at mountain Lodge.

Day 08: Excursion around Gokyo Lake climb Ghokyo Ri (5357). 5h walking.O/n at mountain Lodge.

Day 09: Gokyo Lake to Thagnag Kharka (5025 m). 4h walking. O/n at mountain Lodge.

Day 10: Cross Cho-La pass(5330m) descend to Dzongla (4830m). 7h walking. O/n at mountain Lodge.

Day 11: Dzongla / Lobuche (4930 m). 4h walking. O/n at mountain Lodge.

Day 12: Lobuche to Gorkhashep(5140m). Day hike to the everest base camp (5320m). Return back to the Gorakhashep. O/n at mountain Lodge.

Day 13: Early in the morning climb to the kalapathar (5555m). Trek to Pheruche (4240 m). O/n at mountain Lodge.

Day 14: Pheruche to Namche Bazaar.9h walking. O/n at mountain lodge.

Day 15: Namche Bazzar to Lukla. 7h walking. O/n at mountain lodge.

Day 16: Fly back to Kathmandu. O/n at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 17: Transfer to the airport for your onward journey

Note: The Lukla airport is surrounding by High Mountains range so that the weather is does not stable and it change frequently. The Kathmandu to Lukla flight is possible to be delayed for a few hours or even cancelled for a day or more. It is very rarely but it could happen even in the best trekking season. We will request you to allocate extra days in Kathmandu before your departure.
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A typical Tea house (Lodge) trekking day:

A typical trekking day means hiking from morning to afternoon only. Each morning after packing bags and having a good breakfast, we set off on the day's walk. We will recommend you to carry is a small day pack containing water bottle,sun cream, hat, raincoat, camera and warm jumper just case. Rest of your materials the porters will carry. The walk will be 3-4 hours in the morning until for lunch in midday. We stop one hour for simple lunch on the way to destination in tea house at small village. Here you can rest (readbooks, write your diary) or you can explore the village Read More

Essential Trek Info

Accomodation during trekking

In above trekking we offer you accommodation in tea house (mountain lodge). A Tea House is the combination of guest house, restaurant, and social hang out. The rooms are spare with twin beds and very little additional furniture. Blankets are generally provided. More

Meals during trekking

In Tea House trekking you will usually have breakfast and dinner in the lodge; lunch will be eaten at one of the trail side restaurants. Every Tea House serves the traditional Nepali meal Dal Bhat (rice and lentils), as well as a variety of different food items, such as rice, vegetables, More

Safe Drinking Water in Trekking

We suggest you to drink Euro-guard filters water now several guest houses have this system or bring chlorine tablets to purify the normal water available in the guest houses along the way. Also boiled filter water is available in tea house they are using gas or electric boiler . More

Trekking Team (Guide, Porter)

We offer you an experienced trekking guide. He is in charge of your overall trekking. This is the person you should go to with all problems, concerns and questions. He is well trained in all aspects of trekking, high altitude medicine, first aid and emergency procedure. More


We suggest you to bring following equipment when you come to Nepal for trekking. The list can be adjusted according to your needs, name of trekking and time of your trekking. More

Weather & climate

Weather and climate varies as per season in Nepal. Autumn (mid-September to end-November)
Autumn is the most popular time to trek. During this time, the weather is clear with mild to warm days and cold nights. However, in the higher altitude, the nights drop into freezing temperature. More

Washing and Toilet facilities for Tea house Trekking

Most lodges provide hot showers, though sometimes a hot shower means a bucket of hot water only but availability of hot water can ask to your trekking guide. More

Re-charging Batteries of Electronic Items on the Trek

You can recharge your batteries with electricity or solar power sources. In Nepal 220 - 240 volt 50 MHZ (50 Cycles per Second) power is supplied. More

Risk & Liabilities

We are committed to providing the best services which will give you a once in a life time journey in this connection, we perform our duties honestly and seriously to make your journey very smooth and pleasant.More

Health & Veccinations

For trekking Nepal you don't need to be a mountaineer with rippling muscles. If you are reasonably fit, have a spirit of mountain journey and like walking, you are always qualified for any trekking in Nepal. You do not need any previous experience. More

Passport and Visa

All foreign nationals, except Indian citizens, need visas to enter Nepal. Nepalese visa can be obtained from Nepalese Embassy or consulate in your home country or it can also be obtained at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu upon your arrival. More

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