Gokyo Chola Pass – EBC Trek

19 Days
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Group size:
1- 10 persons
Recommended Age: 15-60 Years Old

1.715,00  1.960,00 

Everest Base Camp Trek through Gokyo Lakes consists of the many beautiful lakes. The popular chola pass gives company of majestic Himalaya, hospitable Sherpa people, monasteries etc.The most interesting things about this trek is that, it gives 360 degree view of the Himalayas which you cannot get from the Everest Base Camp trek and this trail is less crowded than the normal Everest Base camp Trek.
We have design 19 days itinerary for this trek with 4 nights in Kathmandu. During the stay in Kathmandu you will be also given opportunity for half day sightseeing tours which will gives you opportunity to see Boudhnath and Swyambhunath. Further, you have one free day in Kathmandu after finishing the trek, which could be very useful for the last minute shopping or to commence the optional activites.
This trek starts from Lukla and you will follow the same trail as that of Everest Base camp till Namche Bazzar. After Namche Bazzar, you will trek towards Dole and whereas trekkers going to EBC trek towards Tengboche. You will ascend towards Gokyo with overnight stays in Macharmo, Gokyo Lake. You will also climb Gokyo Ri . The another interesting part of this trekking is to pass CHOLA which lies at the altitudes of 5420m. After crossing chola pass you will overnight in Dzongla and further ascend to EBC via Labuce and Gorakshep. After reaching EBC, you will take normal EBC route to descend till Lukla.

P.S Only full prices paying pax are considered as Group. Children are not counted for the group formation.
3 Star class means that 3 star hotel is provided in Kathmandu and Best available lodges will be provided during the trekking.

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Gokyo Chola Pass - EBC Trek

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer Hotel.

Day 2: Half day sightseeing of Boudhanath, Swyambhunath.

Day 3: Fly to Lukla (2800m) & trek to Phakding.

Day 4: Trek Phakding – Namche Bazaar (3450m).

Day 5: Day hiking for acclimatize in Namche.

Day 6: Namche – Dole.

Day 7: Trek Dole -Macharmo (4400m).

Day 8: Trek Machermo – Gokyo Lake (4700m).

Day 9: Climb to Gokyo Ri & trek back to Gokyo.

Day 10: Trek Gokyo to Thangna.

Day 11: Trek to Chola La pass (5420m).- Dzongla.

Day 12: From Dzongla – Lobuche (4900m).

Day 13: Trek to Gorakshep (5140m). & Visit Everest B C.

Day 14: Gorakshep – Kalalathar – Dingboche.

Day 15: Dingboche – Namche Bazaar.

Day 16: Namche Bazaar – Lukla

Day 17: Fly Lukla – Kathmandu

Day 18: Free day your own

Day 19: Departure transfer.

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer Hotel
Upon arrival in Kathmandu airport you will be welcome by our representative and transfer to your hotel. You will be given briefing regarding your trip. Rest of the day is free at your own.
Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 2: Half day sightseeing Kathmandu city, Boudhanath and Swyambhunath
After breakfast, you will visit Kathmandu durbar square. It is also called the Hunuman Dhoka Durbar Square. It is the public square which contains ancient palaces, temples, statues and streets. After your visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square, you will visit to Swayambhunath which is standing tall on a hill. There is mythological story associated with origin of Swyambhunath. Afterwards, you will visit Boudhnath Stupa which is the holiest place of Buddhists.
Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 3: Fly Kathmandu-Lukla (2840m). Trek to Phakding (2610). Approx. 3 hours
After breakfast, drive to Kathmandu Domestic airport for the flight to Lukla. The flight is 35 minutes flight and will give you opportunity to see spectacular view of mountains. After arriving in Lukla, take a rest sometime at local lodge and trek to Phakding which takes 3 hours to reach Phakding. Take a lunch and rest of the day is free at your own.
Overnight at Lodge in Phakding

Day 4: Trek to Namche (3440M). Approx. 6hours
After breakfast, we starts our trek to Namche Bazzar. We cross suspension bridge over Dudh-Koshi river. Today's trekking will be followed by uphills and downhills. Today you will get opportunity to see the Mountain such as Thamserku (6,608m) from the Benkar village. Later, we will reach to Monjo which is also gate to Sagarmatha National park. Our permit will be checked here and records will be kept.
Overnight at Lodge in Namche Bazzar

Day 5: Acclimatization day at Namche
After breakfast, you can hike to Everest View Hotel or Syanboche. If you have interest, you can also visit the Sherpa museum to know more about Sherpa culture and tradition and history of mountaineering. Rest of the day is free at your own.
Overnight at Lodge in Namche Bazzar.

Day 6: Namche - Dole (4200M)
After breakfast, we will trek towards the Dole. From the trail we can see spectacular view of Mountains such as Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and Ama Dablam and several others. Dole is small village with a few settlements with few houses.
Overnight at Lodge at Dole.

Day 7:Trek Dole - Macharmo 4400m
After breakfast, trek to Macharmo. we will climb steadily along the side of the valley. After few hours of walk we will reach to Macharmo. It is also said that Macharmo is the place where for the first time Yeti was seen.
Overnight at Lodge at Macharmo

Day 8: Trek Machermo - Gokyo Lake 4700m
After breakfast, trek to Gokyo Lake. Today you will be able to see excellent view of Khangtega and northern part of the Cho-oyu. Before climbing,Ngazumpa glacier we will descend to the river bank. we will cross the bridge over the stream flown from Gokyo Lake. After some hours of walking, we will reach Gokyo Lake.
Overnight at Lodge in Gokyo Lake.

Day 9: Climb to Gokyo Ri & trek to Gokyo
Early in the morning climb to Gokyo Ri, which takes around 3 hrs. Later come back to Gokyo
Overnight at Lodge in Gokyo Lake

Day 10: Trek to Thaknak (4750m)
After breakfast, trek to Thanak.
Overnight at Lodge in Thaknak

Day 11: Trek to Chola La pass 5420m. - Dzongla (4,850m)
Today's trekking is quite hard as we have to walk on the high passes. Once we crossed the chola pass, we will reach to Dzongla.It takes around 8 hrs to reach Dzongla from Chola pass.
Overnight at Lodge in Dzongla

Day 12: From Dzongla – Lobuche 4900m
After breakfast, we will trek to Labuche. It takes around 6 hours to reach Labuche.
Overnight at Hotel in Labuche.

Day 13: Trek to Gorakshep 5140m. & Visit Everest B.C
After breakfast, trek to Gorakshep. You will walk through rocky path and often followed by wind. After 2 hrs of trek, you will reach Gorakshep. After arrival at Gorakshep, rest for a while. Then again trek to EBC.
Overnight at Lodge in Gorakshep

Day 14: Gorakshep – Kalapathar – Dingboche
Early in the morning you will hike up to Kalapathaer. Later descend down to Dingboche.
Overnight at Lodge in Dingboche.

Day 15: Dingboche – Namche Bazaar
After breakfast, trek further down to Namche
Overnight at lodge Namche Bazar

Day 16: Trek Namche - Lukla (2840m)
Today is the last day of your trek. we will descend a long way before reaching Monju and Phakding. After lunch in Phakding, we walk further to reach Lukla. Approximately, it takes 7-8 hours to reach Lukla from Namche.
Overnight at Lodge in Lukla

Day 17: Fly Lukla - Kathmandu
After breakfast, fly Lukla to Kathmandu. Rest of the day is free at your own
Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 18: Free day at your own
The whole day is free at your own for shopping and souvenir
Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 19: Departure transfer
Transfer to airport in time to catch your outbound flight.

  • Round trip flight Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu including departure taxes.
  • 4 Nights hotel at Kathmandu with breakfast on twin sharing basis. ( 3 Star )
  • All ground transportation using A/C appropriate vehicles.
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu with Guide, entrance fee and transportation
  • Three daily meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Best available twin sharing lodge for accommodation during the trek. Private bathrooms with hot showers are provided at Phakding, Namche and Lukla.
  • Snacks of seasonal fruits during the trek.
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide. Porters 1 :2 people and their food, accommodation, salary and equipment. Accident insurance for all staff.
  • Duffle bag for trekking.
  • First aid medicine kit.
  • Sagarmatha National Park Permit fee.
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit).
  • Government taxes & office service charge.
  • Apart from above services, rest all the services are not included in the price
  • Your Internatioanal Air fare to Nepal
  • Personal equipment for trekking.
  • Personal Insurance travel to Nepal.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Emergency rescue evacuation.
  • Personal expenses Bar- Beverage bills.
  • Tipping (Tips) for guide and porter.
  • Mineral water during the trek.
  • Hot water in lodge during trekking.
  • desert
  • Any things not mentioned in cost include section.