Gokyo Chola Pass Trek

Gokyo-Chola-Pass-Trek

Gokyo Chola Pass Trek – Are you looking for an adrenaline rush? Then the trek to Gokyo Chola pass is what you have seeking out for! The Gokyo Chola Pass trek is pretty long ranging from 18-21 days long, filled with challenges. However, once you make it through the challenge, the prize of the nature is equally rewarding and unforgettable. The final challenge of the trek is to hike up to Chola Pass at 5,420 meters and make more interesting and difficult climbs to Gokyo Ri, Chukkung Ri and Kala Patthar for the never seen before mountain views, ice falls and glaciers of ‘Mahalangur Himalayan ranges’.

It’s like playing a tough game, the higher level you reach, the more rewards you gain. Once you reach the pass, you will be left spellbound with the spectacular views of five 8,000 meter high peaks – Everest, Cho OYu, Lhotse, Lhotse and Shar.

The scenic landscapes, yak grazing settlements, pristine blue lakes coupled with mesmerizing beauty of snow-capped sky-high mountain peaks, artistic monasteries and unique lifestyle; this trek to Gokyo Chola pass is like a poetry that touches your soul and leaves it’s mark.

Our Gokyo Cho La Pass trekking has everything that the ‘Everest Region’ has in its palette including fantastic mountain views, unique culture of local people, picturesque villages, artistic Tibetan monasteries and friendly Sherpa’s. So, Do you dare to lose yourself in its beauty?


Outline Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu.
Day 2 40 minutes Fly to Lukla (2728m) with your mountain guide and introduce with porter
Day 3 Phakding to Namche Bazzar (3,446m) (5-6 hrs). Overnight in Lodge. (B, L, D)
Day 4 Rest day at Namche for acclimatization and visit in Syangboche (Everest View Hotel) and back to Namche
Day 5 Trek to Dole (4190m) 5 hrs. Overnight at guesthouse. (B.L.D)
Day 6 Trek to Machhermo (4410m) 5 hrs. Overnight at guesthouse. (B.L.D)
Day 7 Trek to Gokyo Lake (4750m) 4 hrs. Overnight at guesthouse. (B.L.D)
Day 8 Hike to Gokyo RI (5360m) 4 hrs. Overnight at guesthouse. (B.L.D)
Day 9 Gokyo Lake to Dragnak (4700m) 3 hrs. (B.L.D)
Day 10 Trek to Dzongla (4830m) via Chola pass (5420m) 7 hrs. (B.L.D)
Day 11 Trek to Lobuche (4910m) 3 hrs. (B.L.D)
Day 12 Trek to Everest Base Camp (5364m), and return to Gorekshep (5180m) 8 hrs. (B.L.D)
Day 13 Hiking to Kalapattar (5545m) - Gorekshep - Pheriche (4210m) 7 hrs. (B.L.D)
Day 14 Trek to Namche, 7 hrs.(B.L.D)
Day 15 Trek to Lukla, 7 hrs.(B.L.D)
Day 16 40 minutes fly back to Kathmandu (1337m) and check in Hotel. Overnight at hotel,
Day 17 Full day (6 hrs) guided sightseeing in Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and Patan Durbar Square.
Day 18 Onward departure to your destination by our private vehicle.
Day 1 Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu. Welcome with bunch of flower assistance at the Airport and meet with our staff (One of our company staff will be waiting you at the Airport with display your name ".................." which is print on our company white board and pick up by our private car and than 20 minutes drive to the Hotel. After few minutes rest in hotel, Visit in our office and have hot/cold drinks (Tea/Coffee) waiting to serve and have join together, One of our staff will brief you regarding the trip and introduction with your trekking guide. O/N at hotel.
Day 2 40 minutes Fly to Lukla (2728m) with your mountain guide and introduce with porter and then commence trek to Phakding (2640m) 2 and half hrs. Overnight in Lodge (B.L.D)
Day 3 Phakding to Namche Bazzar (3,446m) (5-6 hrs). Overnight in Lodge. (B, L, D)
Day 4 Rest day at Namche for acclimatization and visit in Syangboche (Everest View Hotel) and back to Namche. Overnight in Lodge. (B, L, D)
Day 5 Trek to Dole (4190m) 5 hrs. Overnight at guesthouse. (B.L.D)
Day 6 Trek to Machhermo (4410m) 5 hrs. Overnight at guesthouse. (B.L.D)
Day 7 Trek to Gokyo Lake (4750m) 4 hrs. Overnight at guesthouse. (B.L.D)
Day 8 Hike to Gokyo RI (5360m) 4 hrs. Overnight at guesthouse. (B.L.D)
Day 9 Gokyo Lake to Dragnak (4700m) 3 hrs. Overnight at guesthouse. (B.L.D)
Day 10 Trek to Dzongla (4830m) via Chola pass (5420m) 7 hrs. (B.L.D)
Day 11 Trek to Lobuche (4910m) 3 hrs. Overnight at guesthouse. (B.L.D)
Day 12 Trek to Everest Base Camp (5364m), and return to Gorekshep (5180m) 8 hrs. (B.L.D)
Day 13 Hiking to Kalapattar (5545m) - Gorekshep - Pheriche (4210m) 7 hrs. (B.L.D)
Day 14 Trek to Namche, 7 hrs. Overnight at guesthouse, (B.L.D)
Day 15 Trek to Lukla, 7 hrs. Overnight at guesthouse, (B.L.D)
Day 16 40 minutes fly back to Kathmandu (1337m) and check in Hotel. Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast (B)
Day 17 Full day (6 hrs) guided sightseeing in Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and Patan Durbar Square. Overnight at hotel. Rest of of time for shopping (B)
Day 18 Onward departure to your destination by our private vehicle. 3 hrs before you have to be airport.
Abbrebiations: B, L, D means : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Price Includes

- Airport Pick up and drop off by our private vehicle
- Kathmandu hotel room on bed and Breakfast (B) basis
-Domestic airfare (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu)
- Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) permits fees
-Sagarmatha National Park entry permits fees.
-Accommodation and 3 meals a day such as Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner (B,L,D) while on the trek in Lodges (Tea house)
-Fully escorted trek with an English speaking license holder local sherpa trekking guide and a porter for each 2 persons.
- All program according to itinerary on full board.
- All land transfer as per above itinerary by our private vehicle
-Skyline Company T-shirt
-Farewell dinner at Nepali typical restaurant with culture program
-Wage, equipment, insurance and other facilities to staff.

Price Excludes

- Nepal tourist visa fee US$ 40, with multiple entries for 30 days, you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu. (it will be ready within few minutes) You will require each 2 passport size photos.
- Kathmandu hotel Lunch and Dinner (L, D)
- Personal Spending money and all kind of drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks) bar bill, Int'l Telephone bill, hot shower, batteries charge, laundry etc. Tips for guide, porter and driver. (Tipping is expected).
- Travel Insurance and medical evacuation in case of emergency

Quick Facts

  • Best Season: March to May and September to Decemmber.
  • Duration: 18 days.
  • Trekking Days: 18 days
  • Grade: Strenuous
  • Rating: Moderate raise to strenuous.
  • Maximum Altitude: 5,545 meter of the elevation.
  • Commences At: Lukla.
  • Ends At: Lukla.
  • Code: 006.

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