Gokyo cho la pass trekking

Gokyo cho la pass trekking

Gokyo Cho la pass trekking is one  of the thrilling adventure treks in Everest region. Nepal Gokyo cho la pass trek route lies in Solukhumbu District, Province No. 1, contain the most beautiful Gokyo valley, Gokyo lake, Gokyo Ri, and crossing the Cho La pass trip  without Everest base camp trekking.  Everest Gokyo Cho La pass trek  route mainly focus on walk through the Nepal longest Ngozumpa glaciers, discover the Gokyo fifth lake, and observe the best view of Khumbu Himalayan views with giant face of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and Cho Oyu. The Gokyo Cho La Pass trek is a popular and challenging trekking route in the Everest region of Nepal. 

Gokyo Cho La pass trip  main premier appeals are  Gokyo Ri ( 5360 m) and Cho la pass (5420 m) . Gokyo Ri Cho la pass trek is an alternative trekking route that make the trekker's Everest hiking trip more enjoyable and exciting adventure to explore the best mountain vistas, pristine lakes and beautiful Gokyo valley.Trekkers who wish to trek in Gokyo cho la pass without Everest base camp trek route ,this is the most applicable route. Since Everest trekking route opened in 1953 for the trekkers , Gokyo Cho La pass trek route become most popular trekking in Everest region . 

Gokyo Cho La pass trek difficulty level is moderate strenuous  however fit for both novice an experienced trekkers. Tally as a best Nepal trekking operator organize numerous groups in relevant areas successfully.  Everest Gokyo Cho La pass trek for beginners also suitable options and less crowded trekking than EBC trek in Nepal. Autumn and spring season are best season trek in Gokyo Cho la pass however doable around the year except January and February due to the icy and cold in cho la pass. Trek to Gokyo Cho La pass is lifetime adventure trip in Nepal for discover the utmost mountain panorama of Khumbu trekking destination and its natural beauties.

Everest base camp trekking via Cho la pass route has been opened 1953 while Mt. Everest expedition sumit by Tenzing Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hilary. Cho La pass trekking via Gokyo lake combines both Gokyo valley and Everest base camp hiking route but trekkers straight descend to Pheriche without  hike to Everest base camp. The Gokyo Cho La Pass trek is renowned for its stunning landscapes, remote villages,  beautiful five lakes ,and challenging high-altitude pass . we have special offer for Gokyo Cho la pass trek in Nepal in 2024 and 2025. 

14 days Gokyo Cho La pass trek itinerary is most admired by the travelers however tailor made trip package available as per requirements. we do have Gokyo Ri Cho la pass trek for solo traveler even though cost slightly higher than group trekkers. our professional Nepal trekking guide led your adventure carefully as leader been in relevant destination  more than 45+ times.  Everest Gokyo Cho la pass  package trekking is a real adventure trip for those trekkers who wish to visit Everest trekking trails with most beautiful Gokyo fifth lake, Gokyo peak climbing .

Gokyo Everest trek map has details route informaiton.  Good hotel accomodation on the Gokyo valley Cho la pass trekking trals run by local sherpa people. Meals on the Gokyo lake Cho La pass trek route has perfect choose able from menu such Nepalese, Indian, American, contenental , Tibetian, European and Chinese.  Gokyo Cho La Pass trek duration can vary depending on several factors, including the specific itinerary, acclimatization needs, side trips, trek starting point and hiking pace.

Everest Gokyo Cho la pass trekking distance 146 km / 90 miles commences at Lukla Hilary airport after 35 minutes mountain flight from Kathmandu. Small twin attar airplane with 16 passengers may fly to the Himalayan airport Lukla Nepal. Himalaya Journey Trekking guide led you through the beautiful Sherpa village of Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Dole, Machhermo and finally reach the Gokyo lake. Next morning take to you Gokyo Ri 5360 m and you may click 360-degree panoramic Himalayan views of the whole Khumbu region and trek continue to cross the  Cho La pass and enter to Everest base camp treks route  at Dugla.

HJT generate Everest Gokyo Cho La pass trip package with own desgin but trekkers may extend as per holiday frame.  Tengboche monastery is the famous and highest located popular monastery in Everest trekking destination.  The trail continues to descend to Namche Lukla then fly back to Kathmandu with memorable journeys in Nepal Himalayas. Suggested for all travelers  trek through government registered local Nepal trekking company recomended by Lonely planet Nepal travel guide book for the secured journeys in Himalaya.  we have special Everest Gokyo Cho La pass trek pacakge from USA , Europe, Australia, Uninted Kingdom and canada.

Gokyo Cho la pass trekking package Major highlights

  • Treks in Gokyo Cho la pass  is less crowded trekking route comparing the EBC trek trails
  • Lukla Gokyo Cho la pass package trek hiking through the longest Ngozumpa glaciers ,discover the gokyo fifth lake and observe the best view of Khumbu Himalayan views with giant faces of Mt. Everest.
  • Explore the best mountains vistas of whole khumbu trekking route and hiking through  Sagarmatha National park, Sherpa settlements and their warm hospitality
  • Feel the real adventure to cross the highest pass of Khumbu region - Cho la pass 5420 meters.
  • Trek to Gokyo valley and Cho la pass route is fantastic journeys without hike to Everest base camp and Kala patthar as well as best views of Mt. Makalu from Gokyo Ri 5360 meters.

Things to know before heading to the Everest Gokyo Cho La pass trek route

Trekkers should have to know at least following key points for success the for the Everest Gokyo cho la  pass  hiking trip . For instant travel service call 977- 9851007829

Eat nutritious food

Hygienic and nutritious food is essential for success trip to Everest Gokyo valley cho la pass trek route. suggested take boiled item and less oily food . Sometime food poisoning make difficult heading to the destination so take the hygienic  meals on  Gokyo Cho La pass trekking trails 

Drinking-Water and Tablets

If you avoid to drink the mineral water, take drinking water tablets for safety reason.  At least need to drink 4-5 liters  water during your trip to Everest high passes rotue.

Acclimatization during the trip 

One day acclimatization at Namche Bazaar is essential as stand point of avoid the high altitude sickness. You just jump on high places 2830 meter at lukla so  before cross the Chola pass  route and  rest at Namche Bazaar  3480m, /11346ft. from the sea level thus recommended all the travelers . You may go excursion to Everest view hotel  3890m  and descend to  Namche   for overnight stay.  

During this day trekkers may hike to Thame village for visit the oldest monastery of Mt. Everest treking route as well as explore the entrance way of Tibetan from the Tibet.

Physical fitness

Nepal Everest high pass trek is fit for all age group travelers juniors to seniors citizen even though average level fitness is essential. Where is will there  is a plan so trekking in Manaslu circuit  need only strong willing power that make easy to reach the destination.

Difficulties of Gokyo  valley Cho La pass trekking route

The difficulties of Gokyo Cho la pass trek is moderate to strenuous  as trip follow classic Everest base camp trekking route.  Cho La pass trek package commence from Lukla Hillary airport which is located 2830 m high from the sea level.

Trail continue ascend to the Namche bazaar which is the best place for acclimatization. Trekkers may ascend highest located 5 star Everest view Hotel for stunning Himalayan views of the Everest , Lhotse , Nuptse , Ama Dablam as well as other snowy capped mountains of Everest trekking trails.

Beside  Hike to Everest view hotel, trekkers may hike to  the Thame village to explore the oldest Gompa of Everest trekking destination as beautiful views of Kyajo Ri, Tawache peak , Thamserku, Kusm kangaroo.

Gokyo Cho La pass treks  fit for both novice and experienced trekkers even it has challenging Cho La pass 5420m and good physical fitness is essential as well required professional trekking guide to lead your adventure without obstacle .

The Best season for Everest Gokyo Cho la pass  trek route

Autumn season ( September , October , November and middle of December ) and Spring season ( Middle of the February , March, April and half of the May) are  the best time for trekking in Gokyo Cho la pass trek route..

Apart the best season, possibly to do treks in Gokyo Cho la pass  in winter season too but get frizzing  as it has challenging Cho La pass Cho La pass (5420 m). During the mostly cover by the snow moreover numerous adventure seekers done winter Gokyo cho la pass  trek successfully through Himalaya Journey Trekking

During the monsoon season also doable trekking to Gokyo lake cho la pass  but it may slightly cloudily due to the raining season in Nepal even though you can make Treks  to Gokyo Cho la pass  route as per trekkers choice and holiday frame.

Gokyo lake Cho La pass  trekking permit 

Trekking in Gokyo cho la pass  required three different trekking permit – Sagarmatha National park permit, Khumbu Pasang Lamu rural municipality permit and Trekkers management system ( TIMS permit ) .

TIMS permit and Sagarmatha national park permit issue at Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu . Khumbu Pasang Lamu rural entry permit pay in Lukla.

Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu Flight ticket 

Only the limit airline companies operate flight Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu from 6:15 am to until noon.  The first , 2nd and third  flight  is more reliable and secure because of  windy at Lukla airport so might be wise to book the Kathmandu Lukla flight ticket on time.

During the autumn and spring season in Nepal,  cause of the air traffic in Kathmandu,  need to  4 to 5 hours drive to make flight from Ramechhap to Lukla and Lukla to Ramechhap so need to book the flight ticket in advance to get secure flight either from Kathmandu or Ramechhap Manthali.

At the present time Kathmandu Lukla flight ticket cost 190 $ Dollars per person  for one way and From Ramechhap to Lukla 160 $ per person one way so both way Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu  flight ticket cost 380 $ Dollars and  both way Ramechhap Lukla Ramechhap flight ticket cost 320 $ Dollars per person.

Meals and Accommodation on the Gokyo Ri Cho la pass hiking 

Trekkers get various type  of hygienic meals such as Nepalese, Tibetan, Indian, Chinese , American, European and continental items choose able from menu run by local people  of Trekking in Gokyo cho la pass  routes.

You will get both basic  and luxury hotel accommodation on the Everest Cho la passs  trekking  route  Mostly places will get attached bath room and heating dinning hall. Sometime trekkers need to sleep in dormitory room as well as dining Hall too due to the limit rooms

Packing list for Gokyo lake Cho La pass trekking 

You need to bring following trekking equipment for  Gokyo lake Cho la pass   hiking trip

  • Trekking Bag pack.
  • Trekking day bag.( Small handbag)
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Sports shoes or sandal.
  • Trekking stick.
  • Trekking Hat, cat
  • Trekking woollen cap.
  • Trekking jacket Gore tax/ flees jacket.
  • Pullover or warm sweeter.
  • Raincoat.
  • 4/5 pairs of good qualities shock .
  • Hand gloves.
  • 2/3 pairs of Trekking trousers
  • 3/4 pairs of Trekking shirts .
  • 3/4 pairs of Underwear
  • Eye glass
  • Water bottle.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Flash or Torch light.
  • Camera and batteries.
  • Sun cream.
Gokyo cho la pass  trekking  Itineray 

We have circle route for Everest gokyo lake Cho la pass trekking itinerary without  hike to Everest base camp commence from Hilary airport Lukla. Tailor made Gokyo Ri Cho la pass trek  itinerary possible on request by the travelers.

Extended Gokyo Ri cho la pass trek doable  from Salleri after 8-9 hours drive from Kathmandu and  return lukla to Kathmandu by flight. Trekkers may extend the journey up to Mount Everest base camp 5363m and Kala patthar 5545m.

Gokyo Cho la pass  trekking Cost 

Everest Gokyo valley cho la pass trek cost is determined by the numbers of trekkers as well as private and group join basis trip. Also Gokyo valley Cho la pass hiking cost is depending on choice of service budget and luxuries. Budget Gokyo lake Cho la pass trek cost start from USD1550 and Luxury Gokyo Cho la pass trekking cost USD 3950 per person. Trek to Gokyo valley and Cho La pass route has various type of the hotel accommodation normal lodge trek to five star hotel lodgings such as Everest view hotel , Yeti mountain Home so Gokyo trekking price belongs to the service, accommodation and local Nepal trekking companies.

Hiring Guide service for Everest Gokyo Cho La pass trek is budget options. Trekking guide cost for Gokyo lake trek USD 30 to 35 per day and Porter hiring service USD 25 to USD 28  but their insurance and local company service charge will be extra.  Gokyo valley Cho la pass trip cost is depend on the trek length. Gokyo Cho la pass trek  cost for Indian passport holders is slightly cheaper because of the Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu flight fare for indian get in rupees as well as Everest trekking permit.

Why Everest Gokyo Cho La pass trek with Himalaya Journey Trekking 

  • Secured online booking and reservation system
  • Tailoring Everest Gokyo lake Cho la pass trek Itinerary
  • 32 Years + Experienced and professional trekking, tour guide, drivers and staff entire the trip
  • No hidden cost for the Gokyo Ri Cho La pass trek packages
  • Authorized local Nepal trekking agency recommended by Lonely planet travel guide book Nepal  and Rough guide book
  • 24/7 service and last minute Lukla Gokyo Cho La pass trek booking facilities
  • All exclusive Gokyo valley and Cho La pass trekking package as requested by customer
  • Emphasis on quality service and guest take care for the 99.9% success of the Gokyo lake and Cho la pass  trek package
  • Private and group join basis Gokyo lake trekking as per traveler’s choice
  • Flexibility for extend the trip as per traveler’s requirements
  • Providing hygienic meals and best accommodation during the  Gokyo trip package as per requested by trekkers.
  • Instant Helicopter rescue service as per  trekkers’ requirement for Health conscious
  • Easy communication via (Email, WhatsApp, Viber , messenger , WeChat, Viber, Skype, Zoom) and phone 977- 9851007829  / 977-014983184
  • Advance booking system
Everest Gokyo Cho la pass trekking FAQ

How difficult is Everest Gokyo trekking ?

Cho la pass hiking via Gokyo valley is adventurous treks in Everest region. Good physical is required for the trip. Everest Cho la pass trek pacakge gradually ascend  from low level elevation from  Lukla 2830m   so trekkers continuation doable this trip without any difficulties.

When is the best time to do the Cho la pass package trek ?

Autumn (From mid-September to November and Spring (March to May) are the best time to do Cho la pass package via Gokyo Ri   but we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange around the year as per your holiday frame .

How many hours need to walk each day?

Minimum 5-6 hours need to walk each day except the Cho la pass 5420m(8-9 hours) but it is depend on the your speed but HJT team always suggest walk slow but continuation that make sense to reach the  destination . Gokyo Ri cho la pass  trek map has also clear vision one to next destination. 

What about Trekking in Gokyo Cho la pass cost?

Gokyo lake Cho la pass trek cost is slightly high then other normal trekking destination because of Kathmandu Lukla and Lukla Kathmandu flight ticket + three different Everest trekking permit.  All other packages included in the package  except the hot and cold beverage , bar bills, telephone calls, chocolate, mineral waters, travel insurance.

How to find the best and reliable Nepal trekking  agencies for Gokyo Cho La pass Everest trekking?

It is hard to find the best and reliable Nepal trekking agencies  for this trip  if you just surfing via google or internet so trekkers should know Nepal trekking agency legal documents, service, reputation, either recommended in international travel guide book such as Lonely planet guide travel  book, Rough guide travel booketc sometime free lance trekking guide, operator or illegal Nepal trekking agency also show up their website and sale the trekking it means beware from illegal operation that make your holiday hazards.

Gokyo Cho La pass trekking Itinerary

Day 01: Upon arrival at Kathmandu International airport 1334m , you'll be greeted by the Nepal trekking agent's representative who will escort you to your hotel in Kathmandu. After short refreshment, Gokyo Everest base camp trekking package briefing and official arrangement. overnight at Kathmandu

Day 02: After breakfast, Flight from Kathmandu /Manthali to Lukla (2,850m / 9,350ft) Trek to Phakding (2,650m / 8,562ft) Trek Distance 6.2km / 3.8miles ,walk approximately 3 hours

Day 03:  Phakding (2,650m /8,562ft ) trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m / 11,285ft) Trek Distance 7.4km / 4.6 miles walk approximately 4-5 hours

Day 04: Namche Bazaar acclimatization day.( During the day , you can hike to Thame for beautiful Himalayan views, wild animals and Tibetan Monastery , Mt.Amadablam (6856m), Mt. Thamserku ( 6723m) , Mt. Kantega (6979m), Mt. Kusum Khangaru ( 6367m) , Mt.Kongde (6011m), Mt. Tawache peak ( 6367 m), Mt. Cholaste (6335m) ,island peak (6179m), Khumbila (God of Khumbu) 5761m etc , walk approximately 5-6 hours overnight at Namche Bazaar.

Day 05: Namche Bazaar (3,440m / 11,285ft) trek to Khumjung (3,840m /12,595 ft). Trek Distance 5 km / 3.8 miles walk approximately 3-4 hours

Day 06: Khumjung (3,840m /12,595 ft). trek to Dole (40,00m/13,120ft) Trek distance 7 km/ 4.3miles)walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 07:Dole (4,200m/13,270ft) trek to Machhermo (4,470m/14,450ft) Trek distance 7km/4.3miles walk approximately 4-5 hours

Day 08: Machhermo (4,470m/14,450ft) trek to Gokyo (4,790m/15,584ft) Trek distance 5.7km/3.5miles walk approximately 4-5 hours

Day 09: Early in the morning Himalaya Journey Trekking guide will take to you Gokyo Ri/Gokyo peak (5360m / 17,580 ft) for superb Himalayan views including the Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Cho Oyu 8201m,Mt. Nuptse 7855m, Mt. Pumori 7161m, Mt. Amadablam 6856m, Mt. Thamserku 6723m, Mt. Kantega 6685m, Mt.Kusum Khagaru 6367m,Mt.Kongde 6011m,Mt.Twache peak 6367m, Mt. Cholaste 6335m etc trek distance 1.5km/0.9miles back to Gokyo lake ,after lunch continue trek to Thangnak(4850m / 15,940 ft) walk approximately 4-5 hours Trek Distance 3.7km / 2.3 miles Walk approximately 4-5 hours

Day 10: Thangnak (4,700m / 15,400ft) trek to Dzongla (4,855m / 15,930ft) via Cho La Pass (5420m /17,783ft) Trek Distance 16km /9.9 miles  Walk approximately 6-7 hours

Day 11: Dzongla (4,855m / 15,930ft) trek to Pheriche (4,250m/13,945ft) Trek distance 5 km/ 3. 8miles  Walk approximately 5-6  hours

Day 12: Pheriche  (4,250m/13,945ft) trek to Tengboche (3890m/ 12,759 ft) Trek distance 7 km / 3.4 miles   walk approximately 7-8 hours.

Day 13: Tengboche (3890m/ 12,759 ft) trek to Namche (3,440m / 11,285ft) trek distance 9.2km / 5.7miles (3890m)walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 14: Namche Bazaar (3,440m / 11,285ft)  trek to Lukla (2,850m / 9,350ft) Trek Distance 13.5km / 8.3mile Walking 7/8 hours.

Day 15: After breakfast, Lukla Kathmandu flight or lukla Ramechhap flight, transfer to hotel. overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 16: After breakfast, HJT tour guide will take to for historical monuments sightseeing in kathmandu valley such as Boudhhanath : visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa than visit Pashupatinath: the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here you see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. Kathmandu durbar square: you will enjoy with different Hindus Temple , Goddes Kumari, legend of kathmadu valley etc and in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese Restaurant, overnight at kathmandu in Hotel.

Day 17: After breakfast, relaxing or shopping with own activities then Himalaya Journey Trekking  representative will drip to you Kathmandu International airport forward journeys or if  have time for Nepal will arrange  accordingly such as Chitwan jungle safari tour, Lumbini Pokhara Nagarkot tour , Rafting etc

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Service includes:-

  • Airport pick up and transfer to hotel.
  • Three night accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis ( 3 star category hotel) on twin sharing as mentioned in itinerary
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Government license holder trekking Guide.
  • Domestic airport pick up and drop by private car/van/ Minibus / Bus to catch Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu Flight .
  • Kathmandu to Lukla /Lukla to Kathmandu both way flight ticket (both way flight cost per person $ 390)
  • Trekking guide both way flgiht ticket as mentioned in itinerary
  • Trekking porter /sherpa who will carry your bag pack during the trekking.(two person will get one trekking sherpa/ porter)
  • Three time meal during the trekking Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Desert /fruit after having diner as company provide
  • Trekker's Information Management system (TIMS)
  • Sagarmatha National park permit
  • Pasang Lamu rural municipality entry permit 
  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour with tour guide 
  • kathmandu valley sightseeing tour with private car 
  • All program as mentioned in itinerary
  • Overland transportation
  • Trekking guide both way flight ticket
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff. ( Trekking guide,  and porters)
  • Guide and porter fares and taxes.Government Tax and office service charge.
  • Airport drop

Service Excludes:-

  • Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu stay
  • International flight ticket
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (duration 60 days from date of issue)- you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu.
  • Disembarkation Airport Tax in Nepal -  approx. US$ 24. al equipments
  • High risk medical insurance
  • Entrance fees while sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley.
  • Alcoholic beverage and telephone calls
  • Hot drinks, Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water
  • Nepal Visa Fee & sightseeing fee
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed
  • Purely personal nature expenses
  • Tipping /Tips(Tipping is Expected).

Gokyo Cho La pass treks Equipments

  • Trekking Bag pack.
  • Trekking day bag.( Small handbag)
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Sports shoes or sandal.
  • Trekking stick.
  • Trekking Hat, cat
  • Trekking woollen cap.
  • Trekking jacket Gore tax/ flees jacket.
  • Pullover or warm sweeter.
  • Raincoat.
  • 4/5 pairs of good qualities shock .
  • Hand gloves.
  • 2/3 pairs of Trekking trousers
  • 3/4 pairs of Trekking shirts .
  • 3/4 pairs of Underwear
  • Eye glass
  • Water bottle.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Flash or Torch light.
  • Camera and batteries.
  • Sun cream.

 

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Useful Information:

Gokyo Cho la pass trekking is one  of the thrilling adventure treks in Everest region. Nepal Gokyo cho la pass trek contain the most beautiful Gokyo valley, Gokyo lake, Gokyo Ri, and crossing the Cho La pass trip without Everest base camp trekking trails.  Gokyo Cho La pass hiking  route mainly focus on walk through the Nepal longest Ngozumpa glaciers, discover the Gokyo fifth lake, and observe the best view of Khumbu Himalayan views with giant face of Mount Everest. Gokyo Ri and Cho la pass (5420m) are the premier appeals of the  Gokyo Cho la pass trek. This is an alternative trekking route that make the trekker's Everest hiking trip more enjoyable and exciting adventure to explore the best mountain vistas.Trekkers who wish to trek Gokyo cho la pass treks without Everest base camp trekking ,this is the most applicable route. Gokyo Cho La pass trek difficulty level is strenuous + & good physical fitness is essential.

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