Chola Pass Trekking

Price Starts 1603US$ Per Person
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Group Discounts
1 Pax. US$ 1880 P/P
2-4 Pax. US$ 1842 P/P
5-7 Pax. US$ 1800 P/P
8-10 Pax. US$ 1750 P/P
11-14 Pax. US$ 1700 P/P
Over 15 Pax. US$ 1600 P/P
Trip Duration 18 Days
Nature of Trip Trekking
Maximum Altitude 5330m
Difficulty Grade Adventurous
Start & End Point Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Best Seasons Mar-June, Sep-Dec
Meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Transportation Flight
Accommodation Lodge

Highlight of Chola Pass Trekking 2024 / 2025

  • Cho La Pass Trekking, known as the Everest Circuit Trekking.
  • It is combined with the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Valley Trekking.
  • The Everest Base Camp, Kalapathar, Gokyo RI, and the Chola Pass are the best viewpoints of the trek.
  • The trip lies in the UNESCO-listed Sagarmatha National Park.
  • Group joins are available for 2024 and 2025.

Overview of Chola Pass Trekking

Cho La Pass trekking starts from the domestic airport of Kathmandu. Chola Pass Trekking (5420m) is another adventure high pass tour in the Sagarmatha National Park. It stands in the northeast of Nepal, which offers the breathtaking Himalayan range from a close distance.

The Chola Pass lies between the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Valley, which can cross from both sides. The whole area is sanctified with the flourishing natural splendour of glittering Lakes and white peaks.

Trekking around Chola Pass in March, April, May, September, October, and November is the best Season.

We readily accept fixed departure clients every trekking Season between 2024 and 2025 to share a  guide and permits. Contact us for Trekking in Cho-La pass by WhatsApp at +977 9851033819 or by email now.

However, Trek to Cho La Pass has hidden Sherpa culture, and you get incredible hospitality. Namche Bazaar remains cultural along the way of the Hiking in the Cho-La pass trail.

You are hiking up to Everest View Hotel for an acclimatization day. The trail continues to the oldest monastery at Thyangboche, where you can see Ama Dablam on the right hand. On the left will be a monastery and Nupche, Mt.

Lhotse and Mt. Everest are right in front of your face. After the excellent view, continue to Everest Base Camp, Kalapathar, and Cho-La Pass, around the past several crevasses.

But the major attractions of Mt. Everest, Cho Oyu, Makalu, Lhotse, and Amadablam mountains are beautiful along the trail. Hike to Gokyo-Ri to get views of the white snow peaks along with the Ngozumpa glacier.

The demanding adventure pass of Chola continues from Lukla Airport to Namche Bazaar, Base camp, Chola Pass, Gokyo Valley, Namche Bazaar, and Lukla. The shape of the glaciers is more challenging but adventurous.

Boundless Adventure is always alert to the safety and security of the trekkers, so we operate the Cho La Pass trekking with our experienced trekking guides, suitable itinerary, Cho-La pass trekking guide, and Chola Pass Trekking map. For more information about  Cho La Pass trekking, contact us now.

Itinerary of Chola Pass Trekking

The Chola Pass trekking is an adventure and moderated trekking area in Sagarmatha National Park. The trekking trail leads you through the Everest Base Camp at the beginning and Gokyo Lake. Similarly, The duration of the trekking is 18 days from arrival to departure dates.

The Highest viewpoint is Kalapathar on this trekking, but the Top of Chola and Gokyo Ri are the best viewpoints.

The Cho La pass trekking itinerary is excellent through the highest Base Camp in the World and the best viewpoint. But if you would like to change the itinerary due to your lack of time, please get in touch with us while you inquire. We are always happy following your suggestion and enjoying the Cho-La Pass trekking itinerary and cost.


Day:01 Pick up from Tribhuvan International Airport 1380 Meters

Car 15 m
Overnight Kathmandu
Accommodation Hotel

Pick up from the International Airport of Nepal and drive to the Hotel; according to your arrival timing in Nepal, some people arrive in the morning, afternoon to midnight.

We will pick you up from the Airport at any time.

Note: It is available at the Airport for a local mobile sim and exchange.

Kathmandu Airport
Kathmandu, Airport

Day:02 Flight to Lukla - Trek to Phakding 2,860 meters

Flight 45m
Overnight Phakding
Food B, L, D
Accommodation Hotel

Perfect Morning late’s driving a car/van to the Domestic airport in Kathmandu. It takes 15 minutes to get. We need to be boarding an hour earlier than the flight.

However, it is a pleasant flight with the best views of the landscape and the Himalayas. The flight will be 45 minutes from Kathmandu to Lukla,

Have breakfast while you land at the Lukla and continue to walk for 3 hours to Phakding overnight at the Phakding. Lodge/ guest house.

Lukla airport
Lukla airport in Chola pass trekking

Day:03 Trek to Namche Bazaar, 3450 meters

Hiking 5 hours
Overnight Namche
Food B, L, D
Accommodation Hotel

Trek starts after breakfast at the  Phakding Via jorshalle check post and crosses over the Dudkoshi River several times.

( Have lunch at the Jorshalle) continue towards Namche Bazaar. Normally, it takes five hours to get into the Namche. If the weather is clear, you will have first views of Mount Everest along the way to the Namche.

The Namche Bazaar is the way to Everest Trekking, located at 3450m; Sherpa people are used to living with their tourism business and potato farming. Overnight at the Hotel in Namche Bazaar.

Namche Bazaar
Namche Bazaar in Everest

Day:04 Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar 3800 meters

Hiking 4 hours
Overnight Namche
Food B, L, D
Accommodation Hotel

Namche Bazaar is located 3450 Meters from sea level. Have breakfast at the Hotel and explore the viewpoint, Khumjung monastery, and Sagarmatha National Park Museum.

The perspective and Khumjung monastery are a bit higher than the national park. The best views of Mt.Everest, Amadablam, Nuptse, Losthe, and many other mountains.

But, we highly recommend exploring at the higher level during the day and returning to Namche for the night, same overnight Hotel.

First view of Everest
The View of Everest Trekking

Day:05 Trek to Tengboche 3860 Meters

Hiking 5 hours
Overnight Tyangbouche
Food B, , L, D
Accommodation Tea house

After excellent acclimatization, we will trek to Tyangboche after breakfast.

The trail is more comprehensive, with Himalayan views. Trek down to Phorche, cross the suspension bridge, have lunch, and continue the hike up to the Tyangbouche via rhododendron and pine forest.

Have a rest at the guest house, and in the evening, you may explore the monastery and have dinner overnight at the guest house.

Thyangbouche monastery
Thyangbouche Monastery

Day:06 Trek to Dingbouche, 4410 meters

Hiking 4 hours
Overnight Dingbouche
Food B, L, D
Accommodation Tea house

Head off to Dingboche (4240m). It is a 4/5 hour walking destination from Tyangbouche to Dingboche.

The trekking trail is easy, via Pangboche and Somera, with a yard of Mt. Amadablam. However, have Lunch at the Somare and continue towards the Dingboche.

Have Dinner in the warm dining and Overnight at the Tea house.

The view from Dingboche

Day:07 Trek to Lobuche 4950 Meters

Hiking 5 hours
Overnight Lobuche
Food B, L, D
Accommodation Tea House

Lobuche is 4930m hight from Sea level. It is a lovely place; we start to trek from Dingboche after breakfast.

The first part of the trekking trail is easy walking on the yak meadow. But right after crossing the Khumbu Glacier to get to Thukla Lodge.

Have a light lunch at the Lodge and start to cross Thukla Pass. The Pass is a bit stuff. However, drink plenty of water, hike to Pass, and enter the Lobuche.

Overnight at the Tea House with Dinner.

Lobuche Lodge

Day:08 Trek to Gorakshep+ Everest Base Camp (5364m).

Hiking 8 hours
Overnight Gorakshep
Food B, L, D
Accommodation Tea House

Yes, it is our ego day to get to the target destination of the trip.

However, wake up early and have a warm breakfast, start walking to get into Gorakshep. We should walk over the glaciers to get to Gorakshep, but we can have 360 degrees of the mountains.

We will get to Gorakshep within three hours, check in at the guest house, have lunch, and continue the trek to Everest Base Camp without a bag.

Get to the Base Camp and return to the Gorakshep for dinner and overnight in the guest house.

Everest Base Camp Trekking Photo
Everest Base Camp Trekking Image

Day:09 Kalapathar and Trek to Dzongla 4800 meters

Hiking 6 hours
Overnight Dzongla
Food B, L, D
Accommodation Tea house

Another viewpoint and the highest point of the Trekking Call Kalapathar.

Early morning hiking to the Kalapathar with the headlamp and wear warm clothes; need to top before sunrise.

You will have a sunrise view from the top of the Kalapathar over the Himalayas, including Mount Everest. Similarly, Get down to Gorakshep, have a warm breakfast, and continue to Lobuche for lunch.

After lunch, it continues towards Dzongla (3830m). Have dinner and overnight at a tea house.

Hotel and View in Dzongla
View from Dzongla

Day:10 Trek to Thangnang Via Cho-La Pass

Hiking 8 hours
Overnight Thangnang
Food B, L, D
Accommodation Guest House

Yes, another challenging day to cross the Chola pass. (5420m). However, start early morning from the Hotel to get to the top.

It takes 4 hours to get to the top and another 2 hours downhill to the Thangnang. You can see beautiful 360-degree Himalayas views from the top of the Chola.

Have dinner Overnight at the Thangnang guest house.

Cho-La pass
Cho-La pass Trekking

Day:11 Trek to Gokyo Lake, 4700 meters

Hiking 4 hours
Overnight Gokyo Lake
Food B, L, D
Accommodation Hotel

Yes, we must continue toward Gokyo Lake through the longest glacier in Nepal, the Ngozumpa Glacier.

The trekking trail goes through the blue ice glaciers. The glacier starts from Mt. Cho Oyu. However, of course, you will have a sunny day, and walking into thin air is still hard to get in Gokyo Lage.

It will take three to four hours. Have lunch and a free day overnight at the Guesthouse.

Gokyo Valley and Lake Trek
Gokyo Valley

Day:12 Explore at Gokyo RI 5360 Meters

Hiking 4 hours
Overnight Gokyo valley.
Food B, L, D
Accommodation Hotel

Hiking at the Gokyo-Ri is another best viewpoint in the Khumbu region. It is 5360 meters from Sea level; you can have the best views of the Cho Oyu, Mount Everest, Makalu, Nupshe, Lhoshe, and the much unnamed Himalayan range.

However, enjoy the view and descent to Gokyo Valley,  Have lunch, and explore Gokyo Lake. Overnight in the Gokyo.

Gokyo-Ri Trekking Photo
Gokyo-Ri Trekking Image

Day:13 Trek to Dole, 4040 meters

Hiking 5 hours
Overnight Dole
Food B, L, D
Accommodation Guest House

Start to descend to Dole after breakfast and explore the Everest Himalayas.

However, it will take another 5 hours to get into the Dole; you can have a chance to see the Himalayan Thar and blue sheep along the way.

Check in to the hotel and have a free day. Overnight at the Hotel in Dole. (4040 meters).

Machhermo village, in Gokyo trek
Machhermo village, in Gokyo treks

Day:14 Trek to Monjo, 2845 meters

Hiking 5 hours
Overnight Manjo
Food B, L, D
Accommodation Hotel

We descend to Manjo via Khumjung and Namche Bazaar with a still backward view of Mount Everest, Amadablam, and Thamserku.

However, have lunch at the Namche Bazaar and trek down to Manjo. It is a total of 5 hours of trek. Overnight at Manjo guest house.

Manju village in Everest
Manju village in Everest trekking

Day:15 Trek to Lukla (2800m).

Hiking 4 Hours
Overnight Lukla
Food B, L, D
Accommodation Hotel/ Resort

Have breakfast at the Manjo and trek to Lukla via Phakding, Ghat, and Chhuplung. Have lunch at the Chhuplu and continue to Lukla.

It takes 5 hours along the farmer’s terrace. However, you will get to the Lukla overnight at the Hotel/Resort.

Everest Lukla airport
Lukla Airport of Everest trek

Day:16 Fly to Kathmandu, 1380 meters

Flight 45 m
Overnight Kathmandu
Food Breakfast
Accommodation Hotel

Have breakfast at the Hotel in Lukla, and check in at the airport one hour before your flight (A better early flight).

It will take 45 minutes to land at the Kathmandu airport. We will pick you up from the Domestic airport and drive to the Hotel by car, or if you are a group, we will arrange a van/bus to go into your Hotel—Overnight Hotel in Kathmandu.

Hotel in Kathmandu
Hotel in Kathmandu, Nepal

Day:17 Shopping / Sightseeing

Car 4 hours
Overnight Kathmandu
Food Breakfast
Accommodation Hotel

You will be accessible in Kathmandu, but if you want to explore Patan Durbar Square, let us know.

Or if you would like to explore yourself, also possible, but let us know in advance. ( This tour is in options)

Patan Durbar Square tour Photo
Patan Durbar Square Photo

Day:18 Final Departure.

Car 15 m
Overnight Kathmandu
Food Breakfast

Have breakfast in the Hotel, and our representative will drop you at the International airport by car/van/bus. Please note: Check-out time in the Hotel is Noon.

I hope you have a pleasant journey ahead.

Airport of Kathmandu
Nepal Departure airport


What's Included?

  • Free international airport pick up and drop off by private car/van/bus
  • Complete the board package trip with three times meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the Trekking
  • Guest house / Tea house during the Trekking.
  • Three stars hotels in Kathmandu (Options) You can book yourself too.
  • Experienced and English-speaking Guide
  • From Kathmandu –Lukla –Kathmandu flight tickets
  • Sagarmatha National Park permits.
  • TIMS permit.
  • Surface ground transfer from and to Kathmandu.
  • Government taxes.
  • One trekking map.
  • Sleeping Bag (Returnable) Options
  • Down Jackets  (Returnable) Options
  • Domestic Airport departure tax.
  • Purified drinking water

What's Excluded?

  • Hard and soft drinks.
  • Monastery entrance fee, Tips, and donation
  • Hot shower.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu (we’ll book on your request only)
  • The rest of the expenses that are not mentioned in the Price Includes

Essential Information - Chola Pass Trekking

Chola Pass Trekking Information

On the Crossing Chola, it is a long hiking day. You need to have plenty of dry fruits and power bars. The altitude of Cho-La Pass is already (5420m) from sea level; yes, it is pretty tricky if you are first-time trekking at such an elevation. However, We suggest you follow your guide and local porter to carry your bag. It will be more helpful while trekking into the Sagarmatha National Park.

Also, you have to start your trip at 4:00 AM from Dzongla. The trekking path is rocky on the one hand. On the other hand, you never know if it might be snow along the way. It might be sharpness. You understand, and strong winds are on the top. Sometimes, it will be slippery after the Pass.

Best season

As you know already, the Cho-La Pass is in the Everest area. Start from the scenic flight of the plane to Lukla Airport. The Pass is (5420m)  from sea level. However, Cho-La pass trekking is an adventure trekking destination in Nepal. March, April, May, June, September, October, November, and December are the best times to explore the Cho-La Pass and Mount Everest area.

Trekking permit

Yes, Chola passes trekking permits are required by Sagarmatha National Park; having trekking permits with you is necessary. The trek begins from Lukla airport, and the first check post is in Jorshalle, right after the Manju on the second day.

Boundless Adventure provides Cho-La pass trekking permits in Kathmandu. Your guide will take care of every check post, and you will get it at the end of the trek as another memory.

Trekking equipment

Of course, everyone travels with their travel equipment, but standard equipment is not enough to trek in the Cho-La pass. You must have the following equipment because you are heading over (5420m) from sea level.

Warm down Jackets
Warm trousers
Woolen cap at
Water bottle
6/7 pairs of shocks
35+suns crime
Head Lamp
A flush jackets
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 Trekking Accommodation.

Boundless Adventure is arranging  Cho La pass trekking from Kathmandu. It is an 18-day trekking itinerary, including a round-trip flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Kathmandu at the end. You will have tea and guest houses during the Cho La pass trekking. But Every lodge has a hot shower facility, and most of the guest house has internet and Phone.

Trekking Food

Trekking is anti-clockwise, and it is easy to cross the Cho-La Pass. You have already been to Everest Base Camp; You can get many different types of food along the way. Like continental, Italian, Mexican, and Indian, we suggest you follow your guide, whatever he indicates. We recommend you have local food and be local; It will be fresh and tasty.

Trekking Map

Yes, Cho-La passes trekking Map is necessary to have with everyone else. You can get a few different scales of the Map in Kathmandu, but we (Boundless Adventure) provide you with a trekking map for everyone else while you book the trekking with us.

Departure Date & Cost

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Price Starts 1603US$ Per Person
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