Chola Pass Trek

Famous mountaineering region, unforgettable panoramic views, well conserved bio-diversity. Gokyo lake and Cho La Pass trek takes you to the foot of Mt. Everest traversing across the high Cho La pass at an altitude of 5,420m. This is one of the most adventurous treks in the Everest Himalayas. A unique trek that goes through Lukla, Namche bazaar and all the way to Gokyo,Chola Pass,Kalapattar and Everest Base Camp Leading you to the home of the legendary Sherpa people, based at the foothills of the highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest at 8848m.Gokyo & Kalapathar via Cho La pass itinerary, one of Nepal’s most famous treks to the Khumbu Mountains & Sherpa country.This trekking can be done as per the availability of clients but a minimum of 16 days are required to complete the trek.

Chola Pass Trekking

Chola Pass Trekking

There are some short and interesting “climbs” of Gokyo Ri, Chukkung Ri and Kalapatthar for the classic views of icefalls and glaciers of Mahalangur Himalayan range which comprises of five major 8000+ m. peaks – Everest, Cho O Yu, Lhotse, Lhotse Shar and Makalu. Breathtaking mountain vistas are complemented by visits to Sherpa villages, homes and monasteries offering you an insight into the quiet but, culturally vibrant Sherpa way of life.This trekking region is full of beautiful mountains, forests, flora and fauna.September, October,November, March, April and May is considered as the best season for Atom and spring throughout the year in this valley.

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Preparation of the trip, explore the town
Day 03: Fly to Lukla [2,850M / 9,350FT], trek to Phakding [2,650M / 8694FT]
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar [3,440M / 11286FT]
Day 05: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar, explore around
Day 06: Trek to Dole [4100m / 13,451FT]
Day 07: Trek to Machhermo [4,430M / 14,534FT]
Day 08: Trek to Gokyo Lake [4,750M / 15,583FT]
Day 09: Hike to Gokyo RI [5,400M / 17,716], acclimatization day in Gokyo
Day 10: Trek to Thaknak [ [4,750M / 15,583FT]
Day 11: Trek to Dzongla [4750m / 15,583FT] via Chola Pass [5,350M / 17,552FT]
Day 12: Trek to Lobuche [4,900M / 16,076FT]
Day 13: Trek to Gorakshep [5,130M / 16,830FT], hike to Everest Base Camp [5,316M / 17,440FT] and return back to Gorakshep
Day 14: Hike to top of the Kalapatthar [5,545M / 18,192FT] and trek to Pheriche [4,350M / 14,271FT]
Day 15: Trek to Tengboche [3,800M / 14,467FT]
Day 16: Trek to Monjo [2,835M / 9,301FT]
Day 17: Trek to Lukla [2,850M / 9,350FT]
Day 18: Fly to Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel
Day 19: Departure or extend your trip

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