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Nepal Alsace Trek & Expedition P. Ltd
P.O. Box: 12397 Chhetrapati, Kathmandu, Nepal. Telephone: +977-1-4268618

Gokyo Valley -Chola pass and Kalapathar Trek

Trip Facts

  • Places Cover: Lukla-Gokyo-Chola-Kalapather-Namche to Lukla
  • Minimum Pax: 1 Pax,
  • Activities: high pass,
  • Start Trip: Lukla,
  • End Trip: Lukla,
  •  Gokyo Lake –Chola pass trek starts after an enticing  flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.the trek route heads to Gokyo valley  via Sherpa market town of Namche Bazar.Thamserku-Kang Tinga-Tawache –Amadablam –Cholatse-Chho yo –Pumari Mt Everest and many more summit are closely visible from  on the way trek route and from Gokyo=Chola and Kalapathar. From the Gokyo ri  furthers offers 360-degree stunning panorama of snow peaks, Nepal’s largest glacier,moraine and tranquil glacial lake.

    Everest Gokyo Kalapathar Trekking route descends crossing the glacier and moraine towards the east and the pass of Chola In Sherpa Language (Chhuighuma 5420m) from here  you will pass between the rocky walls of the Khumbu valley.Here offers an opportunity to Climb up to Kalapather and you will experience more spectacular views  of the Himalayan range and with black rocky ramparts of  world top Mt Everst South west face  

    Trip Itinerary



    Trekking  Region

    Trekking Route.

    Trekking+ Option.
    How to go.

    Best time for Trekking in Nepal

    Permit system


    17: Days

    Gokyo Ri
    Chola La pass


    Lukla Namche
    Gokyo Ri Chola ABC Kalapathar
    Tangboche Jorsaly


    Lodge with our Guide and Porter.

    Sep Nov
    and March May.

    Normal Park and TIMS


    Days                                                  Programs                                                                     High/hours

    Day 01:

    Arrival  Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.                      

    (1300m) Ktm.

    Day  02:

    From Kathmandu fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding overnight at lodge

     (2610m) Phakding 3 hours walking.

    Day 03:

    Phakding-Namche Bazaar overnight at lodge.

    Namche (3440m) 5 hours walking.

    Day 04:

    After breakfast visit to Namche   Museum and  walking up to Syangboche have  a  Exultant view of world top  Mt Everest which  is the (8848m)  and have  greed  view of  the Amadablam (6812m) Lhotse (8516m) Thamserku (6068m) KusumKhakru (6808m) Khangtenga (6681m) and many more views, after you retching thed Kumjung have a Lunch to the Kumjung after Lunch you may visit the khunde hospital and School which is the made by Sir Adman Hilary Overnight  lodge at Khumjung.

    (3790m) Khumjung-Visit to Khunde

    Day  05:

    Khumjung-Dhole the trail up to Mongla (4000m.). From here, you can see panoramic views of various mountains. You trek steeply descend passing through Phortse Tenga and from there, the trail climbs steeply to Dole, through rhododendron and birch forest festooned with hanging mosses and lichens. Overnight at lodge.

    Khumjung-Dhole (4200m) 6 hours walking.

    Day 06:

    From Dole you climb steadily along the side of the valley, where small and thorny bushes give way to scrub juniper as the altitude increases. The trail passes many summer settlements. Ahead of you presents majestic views of Cho Oyu, of Kantenga and Thamserku. This is a short day and you will arrive at Machhermo overnight  at lodge.

    Dhole-Machhermo (4470m) 4 hours walking.

    Day 07:

    After breakfast you head for the lakes at Gokyo. You follow a very scenic path to Pangka and then descend slightly, following one of the melted-water. Rivers flow down the west side of the Ngozumpa Glacier. You climb a steep rocky incline into the valley by the side of the glacier, passing the first of the holy lakes. You soon arrive at the second of the lakes, crossing the path which heads across the glacier and trek to Gokyo overnight at Lodge.

    Machhermo –Gokyo (4790m) 4 hour walking.

    Day 08:

    Today early morning climb up to Gokyo ri evry steep views of the Gokyo valley and Mounting. From Gokyo ri have a wonderful views of Mt Evrest,Cho-yo,Pumauri-Amadablam,Nuptse-Cho-Latse and many more peaks. After lunch trek to Thaknag overnight at Lodge,

    Gokyo Ri (5320m) and Thaknag (4650m) 2 hours only

    Day 09:

    We start early morning, head towards the hardest and adventurous pass of this Everest Three Passes Trek-Cho-la Pass  First of all, we follow gradual ascend towards the top of Chola Pass through rock steeps before drop down to the bottom down of the pass. Cho-la pass is most of the time covered with blue ice giving its trekkers chill feelings.There are some hanging Buddhist prayer flags on the top of pass, from where we can have tantalizing views of several mountains. After there, the trail gradually descends down all the way to Dzongla  Overnight at Lodge,

    Thaknag-Via Cho-la pass (5420m) Dzongla (4830m) 6 hours walking.

    Day 10:

    From Dzongla, firstly we follow the trail heads towards Khumbu Glacier,enroute we can see numerous memorials of people who died on the Expeditions.After crossing the glacier,within a few ascends and descends we reach at Lobuche. Lobuche is a well known place located along the route of classic Everest Base Camp trek. After Lobuche, the trail leads us to reach Gorakshep.The day makes amazing with the splendid views of Mt.Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori and many other snow-capped peaks.We arrive Gorakshep overnight at lodge.

    Dzongla-Via Labuche-Ghorshep (5140m) 6hours walking.

    Day 11:

    Before breakfast, we make an early morning hike towards Kalapatthar  you enjoy with great sunrise views over Mt,Everest 8848m, Mt. Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Makalu 8481m, Mt. Cho  yo 8201m and many other surrounding mountains. After having a quality time at Kalapatthar we descend down to Gorakshep. After breakfast, we head towards  Feruche overnight at lodge

    6 Hour walking from Ghorshep Kalapathar

    Day 12:

    Feruche –Phungi Thanga overnight at lodge.

    6 hours walking (3250m)

    Day 13:

    Phungi Thanga-Jorsaly overnight at lodge.

    5 hours walking (2740m)

    Day 14:

    Jorsaly-Lukla your last trekking day overnight at lodge.

    5 hours walking (2800m)

    Day 15:

    From Lukla fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.


    Day 16:

    Free day at Kathmandu hotel include with bed and breakfast.


    Day 17:

    After breakfast drive to Kathmandu airport for your departure


    Service Includes

    Arrival and Departure Transport by Car/ van / Hiace.
    Everest National Park Permit and Trekking permits (TIMS)
    Trekking Guide and porters including their Insurance, salary, food and Accommodation.
    Accommodation and food in Lodge (we provide separate rooms as available)
    Breakfast: Toast and Eggs/ Or Tibetan bread and Pancake with honey or Jam.
    Lunch: Nepali Dalbhat or you can change other (Items)
    Dinner: Soup and Fried Rice/ Or Pizza and Chips/ Or Macaroni with vegetable, Cheese or other items you can Change every day.  
    Flight Ticket from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu.
    Hotel in Kathmandu 3 Nights with bed and breakfast,

    Service Excludes

    Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
    Your personal insurance policy incase if accident and high altitude sickness, rescue and medication.
    You personal Trekking Equipments.
    Nepal Entry visa fee 15 Days 25 US$ and for the 30 Days 40 US$, you can obtain your visa in Kathmandu airport if you have not taken from your Country.
    Tips for Guide and porter.
    Please don’t forget to bring 2 passport size of pictures with you.
    Sleeping bag rental and down Jacket if needed.
    All the meals are included on the trek but we only include breakfast while you are in Kathmandu.
    We don't include Soft and hard and drinking water on the trek which you can buy a number of places for  bottle (it gets more expensive towards base camp). A better solution is to buy water tablets in Kathmandu our guide can help you find the good places to fill your water bottle).
    The other things not included on the trek are like Wifi, charging batteries and hot showers. Wifi is available in some tea houses. Unforeseen cost due to flight cancellation, weather conditions etc. You are responsible for extra hotel nights night and meals in Kathmandu for any extra days in Nepal due to flight delays.

    Notes Please: Payment should be made 35 % of total amount in advance. Full amount must be paid before strat your trip. Cancellation should be made 48 hours before departure and 25% cancellation charge is applicable beside Tax, transportation, permits and others fixed expensive. In case of incomplete Trekking / Tour / Rafting / Climbing / Jungles safari / or others days due to the client own problem the amount of money paid not refundable. If clients want to do Trekking / Tour / Rafting / Climbing / Jungles safari / or others tours more than itinerary, they can pay after back from tour with per day basic but should be permission with our Guide.