EBC and Gokyo Lake Trek via Cho

Trip Duration
14 Days
Trip Grade
Taxi or Jeep, Bus
Max. Altitude
Everest Region
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Sep- Nov and Mar – May

Tour overview

Chola Pass EBC The Gokyo Journey is an exciting trek into the Everest/Khumbu region that links the Everest base camp with the Gokyo valley and the high Chola pass at 5420m. This trekking route provides stunning view of numerous Himalayan giants, including Mt. Lhotse, Everest (8848m), Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Amadablam, Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, and others. The natural beauty, rich and unique culture of the Sherpa population, lush forest, strolling across snow, and crossing high pass present visitors with delightful pleasure that will last a lifetime.
Gokyo Valley is a lonely Himalayan valley with views of mountains, glaciers, and Gokyo Lake, among other things. During the walk, you can also experience the Dumje festival, which takes place in April, and the Mani Rimdu Dance, which is performed at Sherpa monasteries. The mountain vistas, Sacred Lakes of Gokyo Valley, gorgeous River valleys, glaciers, crossing Chola pass, and so on are the main features of this walk.
Chola EBC pass The Gokyo Trekking adventure begins with a picturesque flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Our trek start from Lukla, following the beautiful rivers and skipy emerald trees. You will pass through a lush rhododendron and pine forest, the Dudh Koshi valley, the Sagarmatha national park, high passes, waterfalls, and picturesque Sherpa settlements such as Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Lobuche, and Pheriche. Sagarmatha National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you may see a variety of flora and fauna as well as species such as snow leopards, red pandas, and Himalayan thars. The Sherpa people’s cordial greetings and behavior increase to the guests’ enjoyment. You will also go to Kala Pattar, which is an excellent vantage from which to view Mt. Everest, , Kantega (6809m.), Kwangde (6194m.), Ama Dablam (6856m.),Mt. Nuptse (7879m.), and Mt. Lhotse (8511m.). The optimum months to visit Everest base camp are mid-March to May and September to mid-December.
Highlights of the Journey
Sensational views of high snow-capped mountains, dramatic landscapes, verdant high valleys, Buddhist culture, warm-friendly hospitality of highlanders, pristine lakes, breathtaking viewpoints, in the heart of the world’s heritage ‘Sagarmatha National Park’.


A member of our crew will meet you at the Kathmandu airport's arrival terminal. Make careful to watch after someone with your nameplate! The staff will greet you and take you to the Kathmandu hotel. The agent will give you an overview of our plans as you check into the hotel. Spend the night at the fine hotel in Kathmandu

(Check all trekking gears/equipment)
The tour begins in Kathmandu Durbar Square, a historical palace dating back to the 16th century during the Malla dynasty in Nepal's medieval period. The palace is a massive structure that includes a palace, courtyards, and temples. The structure is exquisitely built from wood, metal, and stones. We walk around the palace's perimeter and visit a museum inside.

We will pick you up in the early morning and take you to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu International Airport. We board a flight that will take us to the Lukla Airport in Nepal's Khumbu area. The region is perhaps one of Nepal's most popular and visited trekking destinations. It is proud to be the home of the world's highest mountain, Mount Everest. The trip to Lukla is filled with breathtaking mountain scenery. When you arrive in Phakding, meet our remaining team in Lukla to begin your trek. From Lukla, we take a track that descends to the Dudhkoshi River before gradually ascending along a well-marked path to Phakding. Spend the night in Phakding at a guesthouse.

The days ahead will be more fascinating. We leave Phakding on a trail that leads through Sagarmatha National Park. We continue on our journey through a woodland area rich in flora and fauna. On the journey to Namche, we travel through interesting Sherpa communities like Monjo and Jorsale. The path from Phakding to Namche is a series of ups and downs. It can be exhausting, but the fresh air, breathtaking vistas, and desire to reach the summit will keep you going. Spend the night in Namche at a guesthouse.

(Visit Sherpa museum and Hike Everest View Point).
your body needs a rest and for that you will

the trail is exciting with the endearing beauty of traditional villages and the vibrant diversity of nature at different attitudes. the trekker must be ready for at least 5 hours of walk ti reach the next stop at tengboche.

today the walk is quite difficult in comparison to the previous one. though it takes the same time to get the next destination i.e Dingboche.

(Hike to Chhukung Valley and Back to Dingboche).
you must have knowledge about the altitude is an issue and relevant ways to handle that. on that day we will stay at Dingboche and explore the beauty of that place which includes the cultural values and natural attractions of Chhukung.

today we will start our trek early in the morning, we even leave the lodge without having breakfast. you will be prepare yourself for at least 6 hours of walk, especially if you are the beginners.

Gorakshep is the gateway for both Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar. the place hold the fine hotels with all facilities at higher altitude. today you we will early start our walk from Lobuche to Gorakshep and on the same day explore the EBC.

Kalapathar is the best place to see the sunrise so if you don’t want to miss the warm experience of sunrise at Kalapathar then you have to wake up early in the morning. from the stunning view of Kalapathar we descend to Dzonglha,
the whole day demands at least 8-9 hours of walk from us.

now we will not take the same route return back, instead of that we begin our trek to Gokyo Valley crossing vai Thangnak. the journey please you with the beautiful combination of mountains, lakes, forest, rocks etc.

(Hike to Gokyo-Ri and Fifth Lake Exploration day.)
today take your time to explore the gleaming glamour of Gokoyo Ri Lake. you will be pleased by the beauty of the lake, and local hamlet.

today the journey will start from Gokyo Lake to Dhole. the trail is descending and sloppy therefore you need to rejuvenate yourself for the tough walk.


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