Gokyo Chola pass EBC Trek
Gokyo Chola pass EBC Trek is one of the most exciting and adventurous treks into the Everest region. Trek along the Gokyo Valley, Gokyo Ri and the high pass of Chola (5420 m.), trekking through small villages and forest. You will also be able to view four highest mountains of the world, Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8481m), Cho oyu (8201m), and many other spectacular peaks. The natural beauty, the unique ancient culture of the Sherpa people, verdant forest, walking over pristine snow, and crossing over heart-stopping high passes provide visitors with the utmost pleasure and will be a memory to last a lifetime.
Each and every path is filled with adventure and excitement. You will be capturing moments that you will never have experienced before. The major highlights of this trek are the superb mountain vistas, blessed lakes of the Gokyo Valley, scenic river valleys, spectacular glaciers, and crossing the grand Chola Pass to name a few. Come and enjoy the thrill of trekking in this glorious location with Local experts and feel the difference.
Diffculties and Safety
Trekking to everest Base Camp Via Gokyo Chola pass is not an easy thing with lots of uphill, downhill and high altitude. Average fitness is required not to be in the pain make sure you have enough walking experience to enjoy the trek. Most of the days include 4-7 hours walking. Altitude can be the problem too so drinking lots of fluids and going slowly is important to avoid altitude sickness.
Your safety is of our major concern. Your Trekking guide has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Since this adventure entails travelling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. The Guide will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.
Accommodation & Food details
We will provide tourist standard accommodations in Kathmandu and this is possible to upgrade in your choice. All the accommodation in the cities and trekking will provided on twin sharing basis. Single supplement will be served on request and will cost extra.
During Gokyo Chola pass EBC Trek, we can enjoy authentic Nepalese food (Dal Bhat) as well the more common international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian, etc.). 3 main course meals will be provided during trekking and only breakfast is included while you are in Kathmandu.
Best Time To VisitAutumn (Sept to Nov) and Spring (March to May) are the best seasons to do Everest Base Camp Trek. The weather is sunny and warm with outstanding views. If you wish to avoid crowds and enjoy some alone time with nature then taking this trip during winter (Dec- Feb) could also be an another great option. However, the temperature during winter could be harsh for most guests and there chance to get snow too. Trekking in the Summer or Monsoon seasons (June to Aug) will be affected by rain but the Summer trek could be a boon for a keen botanist.
You are advised to consider the following equipment as essentials while packing. Please use this link as a guideline. Adjustments to the list can be managed according to our requirements, interests, duration of trip, and season of trip.
We can find variety of these gears to hire or buy in Kathmandu. Majority of the gears which are in sale in Kathmandu are locally manufactured (hence a lot cheaper) and can find very high quality branded gears too in some famous stores in Kathmandu.