• World’s highest mountain, Mt. Everest (8,848m above mean sea level)
  • Exploration Sherpa culture and natural beauty.
  • Khumjung Namche, a Sherpa settlement, is worth seeing.
  • Endangered animals like Himalayan Monal, Snow Leopard, Musk Deer, and Red Panda
  • Settlemenst of Khumjung village
  • Stunning view of Cho La Pass and Gokyo Ri

About Everest Gokyo Cho la Pass Trek

The Gokyo Cho La Pass Trek is a longer version of the Everest Base Camp Trek, and that's an overflowing journey that carries you across Nepal's challenging Himalayan paths. Together with the excitement of passing Chola Pass (5,300m), you'll be welcomed with the picturesque scenery of Mount Everest. In the Himalayas, you would also get the opportunities to study Sherpa culture, unique customs, and remarkable lifestyle.

Gokyo leads across the Cho La Pass, amongst the most significant challenges of the route, whereas this base camp is positioned on the principal EBC route. It's indeed, indeed, stunningly magnificent, with mountains like as Ama Dablam, Mt. Everest, Nuptse, and Gokyo Ri glittering in the backdrop.

Air travel to and from Lukla allows you to spend a lot of time as possible in the Himalayas. Acclimatization is important, that can be done at the iconic Namche Bazaar, following that you may take a short but hard hike to Syangboche for your first nearby view of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and then Thamserku.

You may also go to Khumjung Village and the Khumjung Hillary School, which was constructed by Sir Edmund Hillary to educate the Sherpa inhabitants. This hike carries you through Rhododendron as well as Pine forests, through chortens with waving prayer flags, across a waterfall, and through high pasturelands.

After your journey to Gokyo Valley, you'll proceed to Gokyo Ri, called Gokyo Peak, at 5357m, to take in the breathtaking Mountainous views. The view of the Ngozumba glacier, Nepal's greatest glacier, and indeed the Gokyo 5 lakes, in addition to the Himalayan panorama, is exquisite. Afterward, via Dole, Namche, Phakding, you hike all the way to the bottom to Lukla.

Usually, this is one of the tough treks in Everest reason so spring and autumn are the main two seasons where visitors can visit and explore the Everest region.

Some other recommended trekking routes in this region are Pikey Peak Trek, Everest Gokyo Ri Trek, Everest Base Camp Trek via Jeep/Bus.

Outline Itinerary

Detail itinerary
  • Day 1Arrival Kathmandu
  • Day 2Flight to Lukla and Trek Phakding
  • Day 3Trek to Namche Bazaar
  • Day 4Acclimatization and Day Hike around Namche Bazaar
  • Day 5Trek to Tengboche
  • Day 6Trek to Dingboche
  • Day 7Acclimatization and Day Hike around Dingboche
  • Day 8Trek to Lobuche
  • Day 9Trek to Gorak Shep and Visit Everest Base Camp
  • Day 10Trek to Dzongla
  • Day 11Trek to Thangna via Cho La Pass
  • Day 12Trek to Gokyo
  • Day 13Trek to Gokyo Ri and back to Dole
  • Day 14Trek back to Namche
  • Day 15Trek to Lukla
  • Day 16Flight to Kathmandu

What’s Included

  • Airport pickup on arrival at Kathmandu airport by private vehicle
  • Airport departure drop off at Kathmandu airport by private vehicle
  • 2 night accommodation in Kathmandu with BB plan
  • Food and accommodation during trekking in lodges / teahouses
  • Flights (Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu) or (Ramechhap - Lukla - Ramechhap)
  • English speaking experienced guide (trained by Minster of Tourism)
  • Porter(s), generally 1 porter for 2 pax
  • 1 Assistance guide up to 7 pax
  • Food, salary, transportation, accommodation and insurance for our Nepali staff
  • Entrance Fee Sagarmatha National Park
  • TIMS (trekking registration card)
  • Everest region trekking map
  • Service from our office in Kathmandu, Thamel
  • International flight to and from Nepal
  • Drinks during the trek
  • Meals and drinks in Kathmandu
  • Personal insurance and other personal expenses
  • Tips for trekking staff (tipping is expected)
  • Any extra cost due to delay or cancellation of Lukla flights

Tips & Ideas

Meals and Accommodation

Generally, Trekkers are provided Nepalese and continental food with different tastes during your trekking days where you will be staying. And in case you are staying in a tent or camping trek then you will have a well-experienced chef who will serve you a different variety of food. Moving on to accommodation, you will be provided a single room with private facilities including an attached bathroom in Kathmandu. However, there might not be the same facilities that are available in Kathmandu. Basically, you will get twin rooms or multi share with basic shared toilet facilities. Remember, hot showers might not available everywhere: if it is available then you have to pay an extra charge for this.

Altitude Sickness

Our first focus is the safety and security of our guests. Therefore, we recommend you not to have this trek if you have a problem inhaling and exhaling. As we climb over 3500 m then there might be a chance of having altitude sickness during your trek. So, make sure you are physically and mentally fit before you start trekking in Everest. Here are some symptoms of altitude sickness:

  • Appetite loss, nausea, or vomiting
  • Weakness or exhaustion
  • Headaches or dizziness
  • Hands, foot, and face swelling
  • Insomnia
  • Exertion causes shortness of breath.
  • Nosebleed
  • Continual fast pulse
  • Tiredness
  • A feeling of dread

How to avoid altitude sickness?

As you walk higher, you might face numerous problems like headache, vomiting, fainting, nosebleed, and many more. During your trek, make sure to drink plenty of water as it can avoid some risk of altitude sickness. If you feel uneasy while hiking then doesn’t dare to continue your trek furthermore as it is very dangerous if you hike upward. Hike downhill as fast as you can to avoid altitude sickness.


All guests who are heading on a holiday must-have travel insurance. It should give enough coverage for personal injuries, medical charges, evacuation charges, helicopter rescue, and luggage loss for the duration of the tour. Make sure your healthcare insurance supports you for elevations between 2500 and 6000 meters.

Trekking guide and Porter

To guarantee that your trip is a success, we appoint a skilled, qualified, and trustworthy guide with excellent Command of English. The guide will tell you all you need to know about the mountains, including their history, ethnicities, and beliefs. The porters are very kind and capable, carrying a combined weight of up to 25 kg. Guides and porters eagerly await compliments from you after providing excellent service and putting in long hours in the mountains. In the tourism industry, tipping is highly popular.