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Everest Chola Pass trek is the overall combination of every highlight that the Everest region of Nepal has to offer. This also gives you the opportunity to visit the base camp of the world highest peak the Everest Base Camp trek, Gokyo lake and Chola pass.during this trek the trail offers you to experience the lush landscape, forests, monasteries, people, and their culture and tradition, mountainous lifestyle, glaciers, and glacier lakes as you head towards the Everest Base Camp. The thrill of this trek is not over as this trek also takes you to an adventure of crossing the Cho la pass offering you the best views of mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Pumori and many more.
After you arrive at the Tribhuvan international airport (TIA), Kathmandu, Nepal.where our representative will be waiting for your arrival to transfer you to the hotel where you will be staying for the night.
Today our representative along with the tour guide will pick you up from your location from this point you officially start your tour of the valley starts as we head towards Pashupatinath temple, one of the important temples for Hindu followers which sits beside the holy Bagmati river. After you explore the Pashupatinath area you head towards Bhaktapur city. After reaching the Bhaktapur durbar square which is also known as the Town of the Devotees full of ancient medieval arts, architecture, culture, and lifestyle, you will first visit the Nyatapola temple and many other landmarks and monuments. After visiting the palace center, we get to the pottery section of the square where you will see the traditional way of making potteries. The city of Patan is also known as The City of Fine Arts as it has many ancient places, temples, and shrines, along with their exquisite cravings giving us and detailed insights about the history of Nepal and truly amazing art and architecture skills of Nepalese people. In Patan Durbar square we visit Krishna Mandir, Patan museum, and many other monuments, landmarks, shrines, etc.. Then we head towards the famous stupa Boudhanath stupa which is also known as “the monkey temple” and one of the biggest stupa. After a long day, we head back towards our hotel.
After a quick breakfast, we head off towards the airport to catch a flight to Lukla. The flight offers to stun us with great panoramic views of the Himalayan ranges. As we are mesmerized by the breathtaking views we reach Lukla airport. After we land we will be meeting our trekking guide then we start the hiking towards Phakding. As we hike capturing every moment as we walk and catch a glimpse of the triple-peaked summit of Kusum Kanguru. as we reach Phakding where we will be staying for a night in a guesthouse.
After a quick breakfast, we head off to the airport to catch a flight to Lukla. The flight offers to stun us with great panoramic views of the Himalayan ranges. as we are mesmerized by the breathtaking views we reach Lukla airport. After we land we will be meeting our trekking guide then we start the hiking towards Phakding. As we hike capturing every moment as we walk and catch a glimpse of the triple-peaked summit of Kusum Kanguru. as we reach Phakding where we will be staying for a night in a guesthouse.
Today is reserved for acclimatization as we have ascended higher elevations. Fortunately, there is a lot to see and to do in Namche Bazaar from where you’ll get to enjoy your first unobstructed view of Everest along with other neighboring peaks including the mighty Thamserku, Kongde RI, and Ama Dablam. we can also pay a visit to the Sherpa Culture Museum to learn about their culture and traditions. After our visit to the museum take a short hike to Syangboche Airport from here, you get a stunning view of Namche Bazaar. Finally, we will be visiting the Hotel Everest View which is regarded as the highest hotel in the world. Overnight at a guesthouse in Namche Bazaar. Today’s breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.
Today your destination lies where the two rivers converge at the center of the Khumbu: Tengboche. After breakfast, we resume our hike Leaving Namche Bazaar. As we head towards Tengboche the trail takes us through fragrant rhododendron forest along with Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and Nuptse are some of the few of stunning peaks that tower over the trail. This phase of our trek is regarded as the most scenic section of the entire Everest Base Camp Trek. as we continue our hike we pass the Imja Khol a tributary of the Dudh Koshi. You’ll spend the night at a guesthouse in Tengboche.
After breakfast at Tengboche, we begin our hike by descending towards the tiny hamlet of debouching crossing suspension bridges over the Imja Khola before arriving at Pangboche. This is a form where we can get tremendous views of Ama Dablam. after few moments of rest with some snacks we resume our hike climbing along a trail decorated with prayer flags and bordered by mani walls. Continuing past the village of Orsho, we finally arrive at the small Sherpa village called Dingboche also Known as the “summer valley” of the region. overnight in the guest house at Dingboche.
Today is our second acclimatization day that requires about 6 hours of trekking to an altitude of 5100m. As for today, we explore Dingboche by taking a short hike to Nagarjuna hill a hill located on the flanks of the Chhukung valley which is just south of Dingboche. From the top of the hill we can get stunning views of good views of Lobuche East (6119m), Lobuche West (6145m), Taboche Peak (6367m), Thamserku (6608m), Kangtega (6685m), Ama Dablam (6856m, Lobuche, and Taboche. If the weather favors us we could even see Makalu, the world’s fifth highest mountain, including great views of the Pheriche Valley After a short rest, you start the descent back to Dingboche: the walk at altitude takes about 2 hours. Af. Overnight at Dingboche.
Today after we continue our hike taking us you through pastures and lonely huts of yak herders. We head towards the tiny settlement of Lobuche continuing on the trail, the terrain starts to change into scattered shrubs and rocky, snow-dusted grasslands. Today’s trek ends at Lobuche, a small village situated in the shadow of the mountain which shares its name.overnght in Lobuche.
Today is the last hike to reach the Everest base camp From Lobuche, as we head towards Gorakshep through meadows. Approximately after 3 hrs of hiking, we finally arrive at Base Camp. As we reach Everest Base Camp we spend some time enjoying the mystifying atmosphere from here we are offered a breathtaking view of the Khumbu Glacier and icefall, and it’s your last stop before pressing on towards Gorekshep. Take a moment a brief break before resuming our hike as we are Leaving Gorakshep hiking alongside the Khumbu glacier moraine and Khumbu Icefall.. Then we return to Gorakshep where we will be spending the night. Overnight at guesthouse.
Today early in the morning, we head towards the vantage point of Kala Patthar from Gorakshep .the trail ascends to this famous viewpoint as we reach in time for sunrise. Kala Patthar represents the highest elevation of the entire journey from where it offers us unparalleled views as the sunrise reveals a panoramic vista of the Everest massif and the surrounding peaks of Nuptse and Changtse. After spending some time here, we head towards Pheriche a small farming community that serves as a popular stop for trekkers. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Today we cross the Cho la pass as we head Dragnak/Thangn.taking the trail that offers a majestic view of surrounding peaks. As we reach Chola pass we spend some time here and head towards Thanga from here the trail descends to Thanga. Overnight at guesthouse.
Today we trek towards Gokyo Lake crossing over Ngozumpa Glacier on of the large glacier in the Himalayas which spans about 36 Kilometers in Length). As we hike through rugged terrains we reach Gokyo village which stands by the third lake and Cho-Oyu Mountain bestows on a setting that offers us a sight to admire. After lunch, you may start exploring around the Lake, Dudh Pokhari. Overnight at guesthouse
Today’s main highlight is the Gokyo Ri. Early morning, we hike up towards the Gokyo Ri (Gokyo Peak). The trail is a steep climb which is obviously strenuous to reach Gokyo Ri taking around 3 to 4 hours to reach the top. the trial we will be taking offers us breathtaking landscapes such as Gokyo village on the edge of the third lake bestowed by Cholatse, the broad Ngozumpa Glacier, and also panoramic views of mountains like Kusum Kanguru, Thamserku, K 43, Kangtega, Taboche, Cholatse, Makalu, Lhotse, Nuptse, Everest, Changtse, and Pumori. We trek back down to Gokyo and after having our breakfast we head towards Dole on the trail which descends till Dole. Overnight at guesthouse.
Today after having our breakfast we leave the mountains behind us we start our descend towards Namche on the trail taking us through various towns of Orsho, Somare, and Pangboche, Tengboche then Pungki Thanka and the trail starts gradually ascents towards Kyangjuma, and after we reach Kyangjuma the trail is easier till Namche. Overnight at guesthouse.
Today we head back towards Lukla after having our breakfast taking on the trail as we cross many of the suspension bridges decorated with prayer flags as it flatters in sync to the wind as we passing through the village of Cheung enjoying every landscapes and scenery as we head towards Lukla. Overnight here in Lukla.
Today we take our flight back to Kathmandu after having breakfast. Upon arrival, we head towards our hotel where you will get leisure time to explore Kathmandu and its local market. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Spend the day in Kathmandu, to rest or to explore, as per your inclination. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.
Today is the last day of your tour with us. after breakfast, our representative will be dropping you off at the airport 3 hours prior to your fight time schedule.
• Passport, extra passport size photos, flight tickets
• Photocopies of passport, visa, proof of insurance
CLOTHING AND BASIC TYPES OF EQUIPMENT
•Sunglasses with UV protection *
•Wind-stopper jacket or pullover*
•Down jacket *.
•Hiking shorts and trousers
•Waterproof shell pants
•Lightweight inner socks
•Hiking boots along with spare laces, sturdy soles, water-resistant, ankle support
•Trainers or running shoes and/or sandals
•Sleeping bag (-10 degrees C or 14 degrees F)*
•Rucksack and Travel Bags
•Duffel bag *
•Small padlocks for bags
•1 skin-blister repair kit
•Cough and/or cold medicine
•Anti-altitude sickness pills
•Water purification tablets or the water filter
•Compass or GPS (optional)
•2 water bottles (1 liter each)
•1 small folding knife
•Face and body lotions
•Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble, playing cards (to help you pass the time at teahouses and/or camps)
•Plug adapter (2 round pegs to 2 flat pegs)
Destination: Everest Region
Duration: 19 Days
Trip Grade : Moderate, Strenuous
Best Season:March - May & Sept - Dec
Max altitude:5545m /18192.257 feet
Daily walking: 4-8 Hours a Day
Transportation: Flight and Private vehicle
Accommodation:Hotel/ Tea house / Guest house
Group Size:Min-02 Person