Chola Pass Trekking

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Duration Duration
18 Days
Start and End Point Start/End Point
Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Best Seasons Best Seasons
Mar-June, Sep-Dec
Trip Grade Trip Grade
Adventurous
Nature of Trip Nature of Trip
Trekking
Meals Meals
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Flight Transportation
Flight
Maximum Altitude Max. Altitude
5330m
Accommodation Accommodation
Lodge
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Chola Pass Trekking Highlight of Chola Pass Trekking 2022 / 2023

  • Cho-La passes Trekking, known as the Everest Circuit Trekking.
  • It is combined with the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Valley Trekking.
  • The Everest Base Camp, Kalapatthar, 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 based available for 2022 and 2023.

Chola Pass Trekking In Nutshell

 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 Trekking lies between the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo valley, which can cross from both sides. The whole area is sanctified with the flourishing natural splendor of glittering Lakes and white peaks. Trekking around Chola Pass March, April, May, September, October, and November are the best Season. We readily accept fixed departure clients every trekking season between 2022 and 2023 of the year to share a Chola Pass Trekking guide and Chola Pass Trekking permits. Contact us for Chola pass trekking by WhatsApp at +977 9851033819 or by email now.

However, Chola Pass Trekking has hidden Sherpa culture, and you get incredible hospitality. Namche Bazaar remains cultural on the Chola Pass Trekking 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 have an incredible view of Ama Dablam on the right hand. On the left will be a monastery and Nupche, Mt. Lhotse, and Mt: Everest 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 Chola Pass Trekking continues from Lukla 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, contact us.


Best Chola Pass Trekking season

As you know already, the Cho-La pass is into 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.


Chola Pass Trekking permit

Yes, Chola passes trekking permits 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 trekking as another memory of the trekking.


Necessary equipment.

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

  • warm down Jackets,
  • warm trousers
  • woolen cap
  • Water bottle
  • Gloves
  • 6/7 warm pairs of shocks
  •  35+sunscrime
  • Sunglasses
  • Head Lamp
  • A couple of pairs of flush jackets and trousers.
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 Trekking Food

The Chola Pass 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 will indicate to you. We recommend you have local food and be local; It will be fresh and tasty.


Trekking Information

On the Crossing Chola, it is a long hiking day, you need to have plenty of dry fruits with you, and the altitude of Cho-La pass is already (5420m) from sea level; yes, it is pretty tricky if you are first-time trekking in such elevation. We suggest you follow your guide. Also, you have to start your trip at 4:00 AM from Dzongla. The trekking path is rocky on the one hand. Another 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. Some time will be slippery after the Pass.


Cho-La pass trekking Map

Yes, Cho-La pass 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 a trekking map for everyone else while you book the trekking with us.

Itinerary Chola Pass Trekking Detail Itinerary

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 after the pass. The Highest viewpoint is Kalapathar on this trekking, but Top of Chola and Gokyo Ri is 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 according to your lack of time, Please, feel free to contact us while you inquire. We are always happy following your suggestion and enjoying the Cho-La pass trekking itinerary and cost.

  • Car Car
    15 m
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Kathmandu
  • Altitude Altitude
    1380m

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 if you want a local mobile sim and exchange.

Kathmandu Airport
Kathmandu, Airport

  • Flight Flight
    45m
  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    3
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Guest House
  • Location Place
    Phakding
  • Altitude Altitude
    2656m

Very good Morning late’s driving a car/van to the Domestic airport in Kathmandu, it is 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

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    5
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Namche
  • Altitude Altitude
    3450m

Trek starts, After breakfast at the  Phakding, Via jorshalle check post and crossing over the Dudkoshi River several times ( Have lunch at the Jorshalle) continue towards, at Namche Bazaar, Normally it takes five hours to get into the Namche if 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; there are Sherpa people who are used to living with their tourism business and potatoes farming. Overnight at the Hotel in Namche Bazaar.

Namche Bazaar
Namche Bazaar in Everest

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    4
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Namche
  • Altitude Altitude
    3450m

Namche Bazaar is located 3450 Meters from sea level. Have breakfast at the Hotel and day 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 are highly recommended to explore at the higher level during the day and go back to Namche for the night, same overnight Hotel

First view of Everest
The View of Everest Trekking

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    5
  • Food Food
    B, , L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Tea house
  • Location Place
    Tyangbouche
  • Altitude Altitude
    3867m

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

Thyangbouche monastery
Thyangbouche monastery on Everest trek

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    5
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Tea house
  • Location Place
    Dingbouche
  • Altitude Altitude
    4240m

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.

Dingbouche
The view from Dingboche

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    5
  • Food Food
    B, l, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Tea House
  • Location Place
    Lobuche
  • Altitude Altitude
    (4930m).

Lobuche is 4930m hight from Sea level. It is a very nice 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 light lunch at the Lodge and start to cross Thukla Pass. The Pass is a bit tuff. However, drink plenty of water, hike to Pass, and get into the Lobuche. Overnight at the Tea House with Dinner.

Lobuche
Lobuche Lodge

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    8
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Tea House
  • Location Place
    Goreakshep
  • Altitude Altitude
    5184m

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 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

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    6
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Tea house
  • Location Place
    Dzongla
  • Altitude Altitude
    3830m

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 tea house.

Hotel and View in Dzongla
View from Dzongla

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    6
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Guest House
  • Location Place
    Thangnang
  • Altitude Altitude
    4700m

Yes, another challenging day to cross the Chola pass. (5420m). However, start early morning from 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 degrees of Himalayas views from the top of the Chola. Have dinner Overnight at the Thangnang guest house.

Cho-La pass
Cho-La pass Trekking

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    4
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Guest House
  • Location Place
    Gokyo Lake
  • Altitude Altitude
    4790m

Yes, we have to continue toward Gokyo Lake through the longest glacier in Nepal, called 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 and Lake Trek

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    4
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Guest House
  • Location Place
    Gokyo valley.
  • Altitude Altitude
    4790m

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 much unnamed Himalayan range. However, enjoy the view and descent to Gokyo valley,  Have lunch and explore Gokyo Lake. Overnight in the Guest House.

Gokyo-Ri Trekking Photo
Gokyo-Ri Trekking Image

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    5
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Guest House
  • Location Place
    Dole
  • Altitude Altitude
    4130 m

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. (4130 meters).

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

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    5
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Guest House
  • Location Place
    Manjo
  • Altitude Altitude
    2800m

We descend to Manjo via Khumjung and Namche Bazzar with, 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 trek. Overnight at Manjo guest house.

Manju village in Everest
Manju village in Everest trekking

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    5
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel/ Resort
  • Location Place
    Lukla
  • Altitude Altitude
    2800m

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

  • Flight Flight
    45 m
  • Food Food
    Breakfast
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Kathmandu
  • Altitude Altitude
    1380m

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 Hotel by car, or if you are a group, we will arrange a van/bus. Overnight Hotel in Kathmandu.

Hotel in Kathmandu
Hotel in Kathmandu, Nepal

  • Car Car
  • Food Food
    Breakfast
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Kathmandu
  • Altitude Altitude
    1380m

You will be accessible in Kathmandu, but if you are interested in exploring Kathmandu 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

  • Car Car
    15 m
  • Food Food
    Breakfast
  • Location Place
    Kathmandu
  • Altitude Altitude
    1380m

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 Hotel is Noon.

Wish you have a pleasant journey ahead.

Airport of Kathmandu
Nepal Departure airport

Includes and Excludes Includes/Excludes

Cost Includes

  • Free international airport pick up and drop off by private car/van/bus
  • Complete 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 hotel 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

Cost Excludes

  • 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 Price Includes

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