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Gokyo Lake via Everest Base Camp Trek

Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit Trek

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Highlingts of Cho La Pass Trek
Trek duration :16 nights and 17 days.
Trek start/end:At Lukla.
Trek grade:Challanging due to High Altitude.
Trek style:Lodge Trek.
Trek season:October to December and March to June.
Highest elevation:Kala Pathar 5545m.
Viewpoints:Nagar Tshang, Kala Pathar and Gokyo Ri.
Sherpa villlages:Namche, Khunjung, Khunde and Pangboche etc.
Ethnic group:Majority of Sherpas community.
Culture:Buddisum.
Himalayan scenery:Thamserku, Kusum Kangaru, Kwangde, Tabuche, Ama Dablam,Kangtenga, Mt. Cho Oyu, Gyachungkang, Mt. Makalu, Island Peak, Peak 14, Peak 38, Nuptse, Lhotse, Everest, Pumari and Khubutse etc.
Lakes:Chola Tsho and 1st of 6th Gokyo Lakes.

The Cho La high pass trek connects Gokyo Lake and Everest Base Camp. It is an adventurous mountain pass that is mixed with loose rock, large boulders, and ice glaciers. So, it is always tricky ascent and descent of Cho La pass. This trek is also known as Gokyo Lake via Everest Base Camp or Everest Circuit Trek.

The walk begins at Lukla Airport. We trek through traditional Sherpa village with visit ancient monasteries before pushing to Everest Base Camp. We spot Yak and wildlife en-route.

An elevation (5368m) of Cho La is harder compared to ascent Everest Base Camp and Kala Pathar viewpoint. We do a super entry to Gokyo valley through the crossing Nagozumba glacier when we success Cho La Pass. We reach above the clouds as ascend Gokyo Ri (5357m) from where we can snap superb photos of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, all above 8000m peaks. Even we can witness one of the most spectacular sunset views in the Himalayas from Gokyo Ri.

We include day hike to 5th/6th Lakes into the Gokyo valley and spend a second night at Gokyo Lakeside which is the most scenic valley in the Everest region.

We brief about Sherpa Culture, painting in monasteries, wildlife, safety tips with acclimatizing while on the trek. We help you to succeed in your adventure and stay safe in the Himalayas as much as possible.

Cost & Dates:

The following cost and date are for per person for online booking. If the trek departure dates do not match for you, please DM us and we will happily customize your trip on the date that you need.

Fixed departure dates of Cho La Pass Trek.
Trip DateTrip NamePriceSpace LeftStatus-
2 Mar 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
9 Mar 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
16 Mar 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
23 Mar 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
30 Mar 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.6Open
1 Apr 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
8 Apr 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Closed
15 Apr 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.9Open
22 Apr 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.8Open
29 Apr 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.4Open
1 May 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
8 May 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
15 May 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
22 May 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
29 May 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
3 Jun 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
10 Jun 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.9Open
17 Jun 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1500 Trip price USD1450 per person. per person.10Open
24 Jun 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
18 Sep 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
25 Sep 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
2 Oct 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
9 Oct 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
16 Oct 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Closed
23 Oct 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
30 Oct 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
2 Nov 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
9 Nov 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
23 Nov 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
30 Nov 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
2 Dec 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
9 Dec 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
16 Dec 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
23 Dec 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
30 Dec 2020Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
17 Mar 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
24 Mar 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
31 Mar 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
2 Apr 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
9 Apr 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
16 Apr 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
23 Apr 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
30 Apr 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
3 May 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
10 May 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
17 May 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
24 May 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
31 May 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
2 Jun 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
9 Jun 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
16 Jun 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
22 Sep 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
29 Sep 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
3 Oct 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
10 Oct 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
17 Oct 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
24 Oct 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
31 Oct 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
2 Nov 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
9 Nov 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
16 Nov 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
23 Nov 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
30 Nov 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
1 Dec 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
8 Dec 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
15 Dec 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
22 Dec 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
29 Dec 2021Cho La Pass – Everest Circuit TrekTrip price USD1450 per person.10Open
Cost includes:
  • International & domestic Airport pick up and departure.
  • 2 nights accommodation (standard twin bed room with breakfast) at 2** Hotel in Kathmandu. Note:- The accommodation in Kathmandu can arrange/book according to client choice Hotel type. The clients have to pay differences if needed.
  • Sagarmatha (Everest/Khumbu) National Park hiking passes.
  • Khumbu (Everest) local Govt. Tax.
  • Round trip Lukla flight tickets for clients and guide.
  • Meals for clients: 16 Breakfasts, 15 Luches and 15 Dinners with tea/coffee etc. Meals can be selected from menu and will have enough daily.
  • Normal room with twin beds and sharing bathroom at lodge.
  • Trekking staffs: an experienced guide and porters.
  • Salary and meals for guide and porters.
  • Inusrance of guide and porters.
Cost does not including:
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Personal trekking equipment of clients.
  • Mineral water, boiled water, coke, Fanta, sprite, fresh or can juice, biscuit, sprite, beer, and whiskey etc.
  • Personal Insurance of clients (medical and emergency evacuation covered).
  • Private bathroom during the trekking days. If the clients want private bathroom, there have to pay differences between common and private bathroom.
  • Horse/Yak renting while on the trek.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan etc. Note:- Tour guide and transpotration can be arranged on client's request.
  • International flight tickets and Nepal tourist visa.

More info for extra cost:

Please read carefully cost includes and does not include above. All the meals are included with tea/coffee while on the trek. We do not include drinking water or boil water which you can buy at teahouse; this is $1 to 3 per liter. You can take water purifying tablets or Seripen for a cheaper solution. Wi-Fi, battery charge and hot showers are not included. Wi-Fi is $6 per card. Battery charge is $1 to 4 per hour per device (you can take a power bank for a cheaper solution). The gas shower is USD3 to 7 per head.

In case Lukla flight is canceled due to weather conditions, you are responsible for extra hotel nights and meals in Kathmandu and Lukla for any extra days. Do not require an extra payment for rescheduling Lukla flight due to the canceling of weather. But, there can be less priority for flight cancel passengers on the following day. If there are unexpected circumstances such as flight cancellation due to weather conditions, we offer you an alternative trip.

We do insure for trekking staff and provide warm enough equipment. We do our best for your safety. Although we suggest you buy comprehensive travel insurance that can cover flight cancellation, medical treatment, and Helicopter rescue emergency evacuation. Please buy the policy that can cover for trekking activity up to 5550m for the days you will actually be trekking.

Inquiry

List of gear for Cho La Pass Trek.
  • Comfortable hiking boot. Three pairs of socks. Sandals.
  • A down jacket, fleece jacket, three T-shirts, two trekking trousers, two drip-dry T-shirts, one long underwear, a woolen/fleece hat, glove, water/windproof jacket and trouser, Sunglass, lip balm, Sun screem (50+), Sun hat, a light scarf, soap/shampoo and trekking towel etc.
  • Sleeping bag (-20 degree centigrade) with hood.
  • Water purifier tablets, 2L water bottle, hiking poles, medical kit and tourch light with spare batteries etc.
  • A few interesting books and a pack of cards.
  • Snow gaiters and micro-spikes for the winter trip.
  • Plastic bag for waste and toiltet papers.
  • Plastic bag for waste and toiltet papers.
  • A padlock.
  • A day bag (25 to 35L) or rucksack large enough (65 to 75L) size.

Note:- we have a down jacket and sleeping bag renting facilities for our clients. It is per day USD1 per sleeping bag and down jacket.

The following are the reasons for trip booking with us.
  • We are registered in the Department of Nepal Tourism and have the authority to operate trek and climb in the Himalayas of Nepal. We are the Taxpayer to Nepal Govt. We are healthy and up to date a local trekking agency based in Kathmandu.
  • You can book the trip on the minimal advance in money and can pay the balance rest of the trip amount upon arrival in Kathmandu.

    Pay method:

    Please read carefully the terms and condition to book a package trip. One you agreed with term and condition; payment is an unavoidable part of the agreement. The following are different methods of trip booking advance payments for your convince.

    1) American Dollar Account:

    Name of the Bank:- Everest Bank Limited, Thamel Branch.
    Name of Account Holder's:- High Camp Trekking Pvt. Ltd.
    Account No:- 03500105200138
    Swift Code No:- EVBLNPKA.

    2) If you like to transfer the deposit by Western Union, MoneyGram, and IME, you can use our company owner/manager name:- Norsang Lama.

    Note:- please pay any amount charged to you by the Bank or Western Union, MoneyGram or IME for transferring the booking advance in money to us.
  • Once you booked the trip with us, trip departure is guaranteed. In case you want to postpone the trip departure date, do not need to pay an extra fee. We never let you down after we received payment. We do hard work for every single dollar.
  • We organize group joining basis trip. Our package is with all-inclusive prices (no hidden cost). We customize the trip itinerary based on your interesting side trip, holiday's length and activities as you need. Lets us know your holiday's length.
  • Our experienced, trained and professional guide takes good care of the clients. Our guide never tired of your questions about plants, people, and animals and, of course, the mountains. You can feel the difference between having a great trekking guide through our agency.
  • We do respond to every email/inquiry in less than 24 hours. You can call us anytime at +977-9841876395 (24 hours support team).

Note:- There are more similar to our names of other agencies. Please remember that we are known as High Camp Trekking.

 

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