Everest Chola Pass Trek

  • 19 Days
  • Challenging
  • FROM US$ 1850 $1650
Everest Chola Pass Trek

Trip Facts

Mode of Travel: 

Program Type: 

Maximum Altitude: 5556m

Trip Seasons: MAR – MAY, SEPT – JAN

Trek begins: LUKLA

Trek ends: LUKLA

Minimum Group size: 1+ PAX

  • US$ 200

Everest Chola pass trek is one of the challenging high pass trekking routes in Everest region which is suggested only for experienced trekkers who are interested on real adventure and physical challenge. This combined trip to Everest base camp and Gokyo valley offers you the magnificent view of Himalayan panorama from all three highlights (Kalapatthar, Chola pass and Gokyo Ri). Longer and tougher hiking on remote route via Cho La pass make you to experience the real Adventure in Nepal.

This trekking route follows the Dudh Koshi River to its origin the Gokyo Lake passing by the villages like Lukla, Namche and Khumjung which offers a fantastic panoramic view of Cho Oyo, Everest and Makalu from the summit of Gokyo Peak (5,483m). As we cross the Chola Pass the trail leads you towards the Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar via Lobuche and Gorakshep.

Trip Highlight

  • Exciting Scenic flight to Lukla airport.
  • Explore the Khumbu Valley and Experience the Sherpa culture and lifestyle.
  • Visiting the Khumbung village and Monasteries
  • Magnificent view from Gokyo Ri, Chola Pass and Kalapatthar.
  • The impressive Khumbu icefall, Gokyo Lake and Ngozumpa Glacier.
  • View of Cho Oyu, Mt. Everest, Lhotse and Makalu.
  • High pass adventure, trekking to the Cho-La pass over 5360 meters.


Outline Itinerary

Day 01 :Arrive at Kathmandu (1380m).

Day 02 : Rest and preparation day Kathmandu.

Day 03 :Fly to Lukla (2804m) and trek to Phakding (2610m).

Day 04 :Trek 6 hours to Namche Bazaar (3440m).

Day 05 :Acclimatization day at Namche.

Day 06 :Trek 5 hours to Dole (4130m).

Day 07 :Trek 4 hours to Machhermo (4470m).

Day 08 :Acclimatization at Machhermo.

Day 09 : Trek 5 hours to Gokyo (4770m).

Day 10 :Hike up to Gokyo ri (5383m) and trek Thangnak (4700m).

Day 11 :Trek to Dzongla (4830m) via Chola Pass (5360m).

Day 12 :Trek 5 hours to Lobuche (4910m).

Day 13 :Trek to Everest Base Camp (5363m) and back to Gorakshep (5180m).

Day 14 :Hike up to Kalapatthar (5555m) and trek down to Pheriche (4240m).

Day 15 :Trek down to Namche Bazaar.

Day 16 :Trek 7 hours to Lukla.

Day 17 :Fly to Kathmandu.

Day 18 :A full day Sightseeing around Kathmandu.

Day 19 :Trip Ends; the final Departure.

Note: The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. All our trips can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.

What is Included

  • Pickup and drop from and to airport by private vehicle.
  • Hotels in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Guided City tour in Kathmandu.
  • All standard meal during the trek (B/L/D).
  • All twin sharing accommodation in lodges during the trek.
  • Government license holder English speaking local guide.
  • The required number of local staff and Porters to carry your luggage and to assist you during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments, medicine for all trekking staffs.
  • All fee of national parks and conservation areas.
  • Down Jacket and sleeping bag by Broad Adventure (which needs to be returned after the trek.)
  • Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu.
  • All our government taxes.
  • Official expense.
  • Farewell Dinner. 

What is Not Included

  • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu, Pokhara and other major cities.
  • Travel Insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Nepal entry visa, you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu.
  • Sightseeing/Monument entrance fees in Kathmandu.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected.)
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section. 

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