Everest Base Camp Cho La Pass Trek

Trip Fact

Trip Duration 18 Days
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Challenging
Activity Trekking
Transportation Car/hiace/bus
Accomodation Hotel/Teahouses/Lodges
Meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner in Trekking
Max. Altitude 5545 m
Group Size 1-above
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The Everest Base Camp Cho La Pass Trek is one of the most beautiful treks in the Everest Region.  Crossing the Cho La Pass to reach the Everest Base Camp is a daring trip. The Cho La High Pass is thrilling and technical and it is considered by trekkers to be an exhilarating trekking package. The Himalayan peaks glimmer in the background and near the horizon, including,Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu,  and the surrounding peaks. Gokyo Lake, Valley and Gkyo Ri are the beginning sights of this trek.

Gokyo Cho La Pass trekking route includes a trip to the bottom of Mt. Everest – Everest Base Camp. For trekkers who want some extra adventure and love to do technical trekking, this route is perfect for you. The journey passes through Lukla, Phakding, Namche bazaar, Dole, Machhermo, Gokyo, Thaknak and then crosses the Cho La Pass to join the usual route of the Everest Base Camp Trek. Crossing the villages, you will enjoy and observe the traditional Sherpa culture, customs and rituals, visit the Gompas and enjoy the general hospitality. Gokyo Valley, also known as the Death Valley, is beautifully located by the Gokyo Lake. The attractions on the hiking day to Gokyo Ri include: the Everest Himalayan Panoroma, Everest’s five lakes and Ngozumba Glacier. After the trail reaches to Gorakshep, Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar, you begin the trek down to Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu.

Everest Base Camp Chola Pass Trek requires good fitness and acclimatization to avoid acute mountain sickness. Ascent Holidays arranges the trek with complete management, including Sagarmatha National Park entry permit and TIMS. Please, feel free to contact us for the detailed information. 

Trip Highlights

  • Indigenous Sherpa culture
  • Challenging trail and wonderful landscape
  • Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Makalu and other Himalayan views
  • Mt. Everest Base Camp
  • Namche Bazaar
  • Remarkable hospitality

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01:Arrival Kathmandu.
  • Day 02:Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu, including UNESCO sites.
  • Day 03:Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2651m). – 3-4 Hours trek
  • Day 04:Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3438m). – 5-6 Hours
  • Day 05:Namche Bazaar rest/acclimatization day.
  • Day 06:Namche Bazaar to Dole.
  • Day 07:Dole to Machhermo.
  • Day 08:Machhermo to Gokyo Valley (4800m). – 4-5 Hours
  • Day 09:Gokyo rest, explore the Gokyo RI.
  • Day 10:Gokyo to Thaknak (4750m). – 4-5 Hours
  • Day 11:Begin at Thaknak, cross the Cho-La Pass (5367m) and trek to Dzongla (4850m). – 7-8 Hours
  • Day 12:Dzongla to Lobuche (4940m). – 2-3 Hours
  • Day 13:Lobuche to Gorak Shep- Everest Base Camp (5364m) –return to Gorak Shep (5170m). – 7-8 Hours
  • Day 14:Hike up to Kala Patthar (5545m) and back Pheriche (4288m). – 7-8 Hours
  • Day 15:Pheriche to Namche Bazaar. – 6-7 Hours
  • Day 16:Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2860m). – 6-7 Hours
  • Day 17:Fly Back to Kathmandu.
  • Day 18:Final Departure.

Detail Itinerary

Cost Includes

  • Airport and Hotel transfers in private vehicles.
  • Hotel in B&B method in city.
  • All land transportation, Ktm-Luk-Ktm flight for the trek.
  • Government authorized guide and supporting team.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner in trekking.
  • Local lodge accommodation in mountain.
  • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System) card and permit
  • Achievment  certificate  after   trip by  company with stamp.
  • Sagarmatha National park fee 
  • All the Government paper work, Tax, Vat 

Cost Excludes

  • Your personal expenses
  • Alcoholic drinks, chocolates, tea and coffee
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • Extra accommodation and meals
  • Your travel insurence.
  • Entry permit while  in tour  in kathmandu.
  • Lunch and dinner in kathmandu city 

Usefull Info

Trekking Gear 

1 ] down jacket 

2] sunglass 

3] sun cream 


5] thik hat cover  head 

6] trekking shoes  which  is  light  and strong 


8] under wear 

9] teeth brush and  paste

  those   are    things  what you  everyday  use 

Trip Note

Ascent Holidays is not responsible for any problems due to weather, damages of property, etc. However, we will manage and support you to the best of our abilities with any problem that may arise.

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