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EBC Chola Pass Gokyo Trek is an adventurous trek into the Everest/ Khumbu region which combines  Everest base camp with the Gokyo valley and the high Cho La pass at an elevation of 5420m. This trekking trail offers stunning views of many Himalayan giants like Mt. Everest (8848m.), Lhotse, Makalu, Amadablam, Kanchenjunga, Nuptse, Mt. Pumori and many more. The natural beauty, rich and unique culture of the Sherpa people, lush forest, walking over snow, crossing the Cho La high pass is challenging and will give memories which will last a life time. Gokyo valley is a remote Himalayan Valley which offers views of the mountains, Glaciers, Gokyo Lake etc. During the trek you may also get the opportunity to enjoy the Dumje festival which falls in the month of April and Mani Rimdu Dance, which is performed in the monasteries of the Sherpa people. The major highlights of this trek are the mountain views, sacred lakes of Gokyo valley, beautiful river valleys, glaciers, crossing the Cho La pass and the amazing Sherpa people that live in this magnificent area.

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport, where you will be met by our staff, they will advise you that they work for Adventure with Altitude, transfer to hotel.

Day 02: Morning flight to Lukla (2840m), then a 3 hour walk to Phakding (2610m).

Day 03: This is a short day. We walk 2-3 hours to Monjo (2835m).

Day 04: Monjo to Namche Bazaar (3440m). (5-6hours) This is a pleasant walk through villages and along the DudhKhosi river, before a steep climb into Namche.

Day 05: Acclimatisation day. An acclimatisation walk is vitally important, to help to avoid altitude problems. We walk to Syangboche and back. The rest of your time is free to explore Namche.

Day 06: Namche to Dole (4110m). (5-6 hours).

Day 07: Dole to Machermo (4470m). (3-4 hours). There is a medical post that gives daily talks on High Altitude Sickness. It is recommended that you go along to this. There is also the Porters Lodge, built in conjunction with Porters Progress.

Day 08: Acclimatisation day. We include a short walk to a view point,the rest of your day is your own.

Day 09: Machermo to Gokyo (4790m). (3-4 hours)

Day 10: Gokyo to Dragnag (4700m) (2-3 hours). We have an early rise to walk up GokyoRi (5357m) to enjoy spectacular mountain and lake views.

Day 11 Dragnag to Dzonglha (4830m) via Cho La Pass (4665m) (6-7 hours).

Day 12: Dzonglha to Lobuche (4910m) (3 hours).

Day 13: Lobuche to GorakShep (5140m). (3 hours). After lunch we walk to Everest Base Camp (5364m).

Day 14: GorakShep to Dingboche (4410m). (6-7 hours). Early morning rise to climb Kala Patthar. We then walk to Dingboche via Tukla (4620m) and the memorial park to the Sherpas and Mountaineers who died on Everest.

Day 15: Dingboche to Tengboche (3860m) (4-5 hours).

Day 16: Tengboche to Namche Bazaar (4-5 hours).

Day 17: Namche to Lukla (7-8 hours)

Day 18: Fly back to Kathmandu.

Day 19: Transfer to airport

Prices vary depending on level of service you require and grade of hotel accomodation, climbing permit and group size, please contact us. The information below is based on a full service.

The price covers the following services:

  1. Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on a bed and breakfast basis.
  2. Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) with hot beverage and snacks whilst on trek.
  3. Tea house accommodation whilst on trek.
  4. Sagarmatha National Park permit, Climbing permits.
  5. Domestic airfare (Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu).
  6. Domestic airport tax.
  7. An experienced English speaking climbing guide, or where possible language of your choice trained and licenced by the Government of Nepal, Ministry of Tourism & Civil Aviation. Climbing guide equipment.
  8. Hire of climbing equipment.
  9. Highly experienced well equipped trekking porter.
  10. Staff food, accommodation, clothing, salary & insurance.
  11. All necessary ground transportation.
  12. Airport transfers.
  13. All governmental procedure.
  14. Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at typical Nepali restaurant.

The price does not cover the following services

  1. Meals in Kathmandu. Extra hotel nights.
  2. Expenses of a personal nature, internet access, charging batteries, showers etc.
  3. Bar and beverage bills.
  4. Your Travel Insurance, helicopter rescue and cover for any other adventurous activities that you may take part in.
  5. Rescue & Evacuation.
  6. Gratuity (tip) for staff.
  7. Nepal entry visa

To get most from your trek you should have a good level of fitness.

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