Everest Region Trekking in Nepal Everest Chola Pass Trek

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Trip Facts

Max Altitude:
5550 m
Arrival City:
Departure City:
Trekking and Hiking
Route :
Chola Pass, Everest Base Camp
Group Size :
Tour Customize :
On Request
Trip Grade :
Best Season:
Mar-May/ Sept- Nov


  • Cross the challenging Cho La Pass (5420m).
  • Climb the Gokyo Ri (5360m) and relish the view of Cho Oyu (8201m).
  • Explore the Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar viewpoint.
  • Experience the Sherpa culture and lifestyle.


What's included


The Khumbu Valley and Everest Himalayas offer various adventures that are filled with natural and cultural marvels. As such, the EBC Trek with Gokyo Ri, Cho La Pass, and Kalapatthar takes you across the natural glories in the Everest region. Similarly, the trip also heads to the Kala Patthar viewpoint where you can relish the vistas of the highest mountains in the world. As such, Mt. Everest (8848.86m), Lhotse (8516m), and Cho Oyu (8188m) are some of the Himalayas that offer scenic displays on the trek.

Firstly, the trip begins as you leave Kathmandu and head northeast towards Lukla. As you officially enter the Everest region, you begin to trek across the Dudh Koshi River. Next, you enter the Sagarmatha National Park and head towards the vibrant Namche Bazaar. Here, you acclimatize for the trip before resuming the trek. You head away from the EBC trail and trek to Dhole. Then, you head to the Sherpa village of Machhermo and continue north towards Gokyo village. The village lies just north of Gokyo Lake and offers a majestic view of Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m). Here, you also head to the top of Gokyo Ri (5360m) before trekking east towards Thagnag.

Further, you cross the challenging Cho La Pass (5420m) and reach Lobuche village. Then, you follow the Khumbu Glacier to reach Gorak Shep. Next, you head northeast across the arid trails to reach the Everest Base Camp. This short trip offers views of Mt. Everest (8848.86m), Nuptse (7861m), and Pumo Ri (7165m) among others. Finally, you hike to the grand Kala Patthar viewpoint to enjoy the sunrise over mountains in the Everest range. Also, Kala Patthar is known to be one of the best vantage points to relish the sight of Mt. Everest (8848m). Rejoining the classic EBC trail, you will descend along Thukla and Pheriche to reach Pangboche. Further, you pass numerous Sherpa villages and reach Namche Bazaar. Finally, the trail descends north to Lukla. A scenic flight back to Kathmandu concludes the trip.

Since this trip is a challenging one, trekkers need to have great physical fitness. Also, the spring and autumn seasons are the best times for the trek.

At Himalayan Adventure Treks & Tours, we look to provide the best services to our clients. Likewise, we have many other trips across Nepal.

  • Itinerary
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Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport.

Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2610m) 3-4 hours. (B/L/D)

Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3446m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)

Day 04: Acclimatization Day Visit Khumjung Village, Hotel Everest View (3880m). (B/L/D)

Day 05: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Dhole (4110m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)

Day 06: Trek from Dhole to Machherma (4470m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)

Day 07: Trek from Machherma to Gokyo (4790m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)

Day 08: Rest day at Gokyo & explore the Gokyo Ri (5360m). (B/L/D)

Day 09: Trek from Gokyo to Thagnag (4700m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)

Day 10: Trek from Thagnag to Dzongla (4830m) via Chola Pass (5368m) 7-8 hours. (B/L/D)

Day 11: Trek from Dzongla to Lobuche (4910m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)

Day 12: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5140m) to visit EBC (5364m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)

Day 13: Trek from Gorakshep to Pangboche (3930m) visit Kalapatthar (5645m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)

Day 14: Trek from Pangboche to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)

Day 15: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2840m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)

Day 16: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu 40 min. (B/D)

Day 17: Departure to Airport. (B)

  • Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport.
  • Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2610m) 3-4 hours. (B/L/D)
  • Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3446m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)
  • Day 04: Acclimatization day Visit Khumjung Village, Hotel Everest View (3880m). (B/L/D)
  • Day 05: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Dhole (4110m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
  • Day 06 : Trek from Dhole to Machherma (4470m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)
  • Day 07: Trek from Machherma to Gokyo (4790m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
  • Day 08: Rest day at Gokyo & explore the Gokyo Ri (5360m). (B/L/D)
  • Day 09: Trek from Gokyo to Thagnag (4700m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
  • Day 10: Trek from Thagnag to Dzongla (4830m) via Chola pass (5368m) 7-8 hours. (B/L/D)
  • Day 11: Trek from Dzongla to Lobuche (4910m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
  • Day 12: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5140m) to visit EBC (5364m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)
  • Day 13: Trek from Gorakhsheph to visit Kalapather (5645m) to Pangboche (3930m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)
  • Day 14: Trek from Pangboche to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
  • Day 15: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2840m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)
  • Day 16: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu 40 min. (B/D)
  • Day 17: Departure to Airport. (B)
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport.

Your arrival in Kathmandu will be marked by landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). A company representative of Himalayan Adventure Treks & Tours will receive you and transfer you to your hotel. Evening you can meet the participants and the trek members. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2610m) 3-4 hours. (B/L/D)

On this day, you will be transferred to the airport for a scenic flight to Lukla. It is a less than 40 minutes flight with astonishing views of mountains, forests, and river valley. After landing in Lukla, we begin our trekking for 3-4 hours to Phakding. The trail leads to Phakding enjoying the natural scenario along the way.

Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3446m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)

On this day, we trek to Namche Bazaar from Phakding Village through Dudh Koshi riverside. The trail is pleasant with the views of forests of pine, Oaks, and Rhododendron trees. We reach Monjo which is the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park. The views of giant mountains are impressive while walking through the trail.

Day 04: Acclimatization day Visit Khumjung Village, Hotel Everest View (3880m). (B/L/D)

Today is acclimatization day in Namche so, that your body can be acclimatized according to high elevation. It is also the preparation day before purse to further high elevation. we will go for a hike to Hotel Everest view where you can view the panoramic scenes of the Khumbu region. On the way to Everest view hotel, you can explore the local community and their lifestyle.

Day 05: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Dhole (4110m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)

After breakfast in Namche Bazaar, we begin trekking following the trail to Dhole. These giant mountains seem to be so near to there. The trekking is stopped after we reach Dhole. You can explore the surrounding of Dhole and develop knowledge about the area.

Day 06 : Trek from Dhole to Machherma (4470m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)

This day trek continues to Machherma from Dole. The trail is ascending up to the elevation of (4470m). Trekking continues with the superb scenarios of mountains and glaciated areas. We reach Machherma and stay overnight there. You have free time to walk around the village and explore its culture and lifestyle.

Day 07: Trek from Machherma to Gokyo (4790m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)

On this day we trek to Gokyo Lake (4470m). The trail is through a rocky ascend to reach the Lake. As we reach the lake, the views of crystal clear lakes are beautiful. The mirror images of mountains in the lake water are so impressive that make you stop breathing for a while.

Day 08: Rest day at Gokyo & explore the Gokyo Ri (5360m). (B/L/D)

This day is climbing the Gokyo Ri (5360m). You have a wonderful opportunity to explore the area around Gokyo Valley. The trek then heads to Gokyo Ri to have wonderful views of mountains and peaks. The views of Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyo, and many other peaks are astonishing from the top of Gokyo Ri. We have Full day excursion of Gokyo surrounding and overnight stay in Gokyo lakeside.

Day 09: Trek from Gokyo to Thagnag (4700m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)

On this day, we trek to Thagnag from Gokyo Valley. The trek continues through snowfields with superb views of mountains and peaks. You can have a life memorable trek throughout the day with some challenges too. We stay overnight in Thagnag after exploring the surrounding area in the evening.

Day 10: Trek from Thagnag to Dzongla (4830m) via Chola pass (5368m) 7-8 hours. (B/L/D)

Today is the most important day of this trek and the Chola pass is the important part of the trekking. Trekking of this day climbs up to Chola Pass and descends to Dzongla. The ascending trail leads to Chola Pass (5368m) from where the views of Lofty mountains including Mt. Everest, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Cho Oyo, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse (7879m), Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cholatse, Mt. Tawache, Mt. Gyachung Kang and many other are very impressive. You can explore the surrounding area of Dzongla in the evening where we stay overnight.

Day 11: Trek from Dzongla to Lobuche (4910m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)

On this day, we begin climbing from Dzongla and continue to Khumbu Glacier. The astonishing views of Tawache and Cholaste are eye stacking. You can feel the high altitude because of extreme cold in Lobuche Village.

Day 12: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5140m) to visit EBC (5364m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)

On this day, we trek to Everest Base Camp from Lobuche to  Gorakshep with astonishing views of mountains and peaks. After reaching Gorakshep we will visit  Everest Base Camp. It is the point for the mountaineers to summit the peak. The experience of being at the foothill of the world’s highest mountain cannot be expressed in words. We trek descend to Gorakshep for an overnight stay.

Day 13: Trek from Gorakhsheph to visit Kalapather (5645m) to Pangboche (3930m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)

On this day, we trek to  Kalapatthar, Gigantic views of mountains and glaciers around you give a sense of heaven including a close-up view of Mt. Everest, Amadablam, and Pumori. We continue trekking to the small settlement of Panboche. You can explore the village of Pangboche.

Day 14: Trek from Pangboche to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)

On this day, we trek to Namche Bazaar from Pangboche. The distance of the mountains makes you feel like watching all the time. we reach Namche Bazaar. And with wifi available now is also time to touch base with loved ones at home and perhaps upload a few pictures of your trip.

Day 15: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2840m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)

This day trekking trail follows a sandy path with a strenuous walk. The trail is full of picturesque views of the landscape and some mountain scenarios. You can explore Lukla Bazaar and shop local items there. You can celebrate your successful trekking there in Lukla with special brands of drinks. Evening time offers you to visit the surrounding area before we stay overnight in Lukla.

Day 16: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu 40 min. (B/D)

On this day, you fly to Kathmandu in the morning. This short and scenic flight possibly makes you feel nostalgic because of the glimpses of snowy mountains through a private window of the plane. You will be transferred to the hotel where you either have leisure time or you may catch the last moments exploring the sights of Kathmandu. Shopping in the market is another best option.

In the evening, we have a farewell dinner at an authentic Nepalese restaurant with a cultural performance.

Day 17: Departure to Airport. (B)

A representative from Himalayan Adventure Treks and Tours will take you to the airport, approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. On your way home you'll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.

          What’s included?

  • Pick up from Airport and Transfer to the hotel.
  •   Two Night 3* hotel in Kathmandu with Breakfast.
  •  Lunch Dinner and Breakfast during Trekking.
  •   National Park Permit.
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
  •   All necessary paper works.
  •   Domestic airport picks up and drops by vehicle.
  •   Flight Ticket (LUK-KTM-LUK) / domestic airport Tax.
  •   All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  •   An experienced, helpful, and friendly Guide, porter (1 porter for 2 clients).
  •   Travel and rescue arrangements.
  •   Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  •   Last Night farewell dinner at an authentic Nepalese restaurant with a cultural performance.

             What’s excluded?

  •  Nepal Visa fee you may obtain easily in Kathmandu airport.
  •  International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  •  Extra night Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  •  All meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary).
  •  All expenses in mountain over than Scheduled because sometimes can be stuck in the mountain due to bad weather delay flight or any reason.
  •  Travel and rescue insurance.
  •  Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, hot shower, etc).

Physical Fitness:

Many people have questions as to what level of physical fitness is required for trekking in Nepal and that is extremely reliant on what activity the visitor is engaging in Nepal  With that said, for a standard easy trek to Extreme hard level of trekking. The daily activity (trek) would be 5-6 hours,(depend on the trekking trail) and elevation will generally not exceed 5,600 meters like Everest Base Camp, Throng la passes, Chola passes treks and other passes or Base Camp but some of them are less than 4000m. The trekking day is involving both long steep climbs, and descents with a variety of terrain underfoot from well-trodden paths, to rocks covered with ice or snow, depending on the season. Mostly a day would include a number of climbs or descents of 600 meters more or less, starting after the early morning breakfast, resting at a lunch place in the afternoon, then continuous trekking until arriving at the teahouse.

In preparation for the trekking in Nepal, it is important, to begin with, the basic training requirement at least 2 months before departing for trekking in Nepal. Two to three hours of aerobic exercise like running, walking, swimming, cycling & some gym work per week is the minimum and most will find it beneficial to add some basic strength training to their physical fitness routine required for the hard trekking and for normal and easy trek just have some physical fitness is enough. One of the best ways to prepare is to take practice hikes with a daypack roughly the same weight as what you will be taking during the trek. Your calf should be enough fit and prepare for trekking. Mostly during the trekking calf pain or tiredness is the main issue. Do this only after a baseline of fitness has been reached. Moving fast is not our goal, will provide a more enjoyable and safe adventure trekking in Nepal for all easy and hard level.

Trekking Seasons in Nepal:

There are main two seasons in which Nepal where the most amount of visitors visit. (September, October & November) being the most popular season which is also called the peak season in Nepal, and spring (March, April & May) coming in close behind which is also called the mini-season in Nepal. The summer months of June, July, and August are the monsoon season and most of the time raining as such the trails are mostly washed out sometimes, and roads can sometimes be impassible due to landslide activates. Nevertheless, you can trek to rain-shadow regions like Upper Dolpo and Upper Mustang during the monsoon seasons. Nepal is a suitable destination for all seasons.

Winter is very dry & extremely cold and all the high passes become inaccessible due to ice and snow conditions. The temperature doesn’t usually fluctuate during the day time temperature is around 20-25 degrees. However, you gain altitude the temperature decreases. The temperature can drop to around 0 to -25 degrees at night when staying at tented camps in Himalayan regions. Winter trek in higher altitudes is not advised due to the danger of avalanches and also altitude sickness. Although some may enjoy the sight of the snow-covered mountains as you reach your destination.  However, the temperature does not change as much in lower mountain regions the nights are slightly colder than days’ time.

Autumn &Spring is the best timing for trekking in Nepal because the weather is generally warm and dry, and flowers are in bloom in the lower elevations of the country on the same time you can see the many festivals during that period.

Trekking Day:

A typical trekking day begins with the early morning breakfast around 7 am in the hotel. (Depend on the trekking region). It would advise you to pack your trekking gears in a duffle bag and essential supplies in your day pack after having breakfast; we begin the trek and head along the trail at around 8 am. The morning walk is more energetic to be longer as we begin with refreshed bodies and enthusiasm.  A good morning’s walk, we make a stop for lunch at around 11-12 pm. The lunch involves group meals enjoying the vicinity around the stop & enjoys the organic & local food in the mountain. After resting for about an hour or two, we resume our trek to reach the teahouse or camp by 2-3 pm. The afternoon walk is relatively shorter and can involve games and side trips as organized by the trekking experienced guides. You also can enjoy breaks during the trek to relax, read, and stroll around the area, or doing yoga. You can explore with the local people and observe their lifestyle & culture. Dinner is served around 7-8 in the evening to round off the day.

Meals and Accommodations:

During the trekking period, the accommodation is commonly referred to as teahouses. These are family-run basic lodges that fill the role of the restaurant, Dining hall, and boarding house for tourists. Now a day’s electricity can be found in the rooms, which means one light bulb, and one or two outlets for charging electronics. The common areas are also lit by electricity. Alternatively, teahouses may also use solar, hydroelectric, or have electrical lines running into the village, so the commonality and availability of electricity may vary. Still, a few of the trekking route electricity service is not available. Use the local traditional kerosene light.

Most of the teahouses have private rooms, though if the trek is in a more remote or high altitude place there are limited teahouses so season time dormitories are the norm. Most of the room has 2 single beds with basic bedding, and the bathroom is shared. Some of the places we can get the private bathroom also with a mix of western and squat style toilets in the bathrooms.

Breakfast and dinner are taken at the same teahouses and these lodges have large family-style dining rooms centered on a stove or coal to provide heat basically in mountain areas. Most of the area’s menu will have Nepali-style western foods such as pancakes, pizza, burgers, fries, etc. Also on the menu is the traditional Nepali food Dal Bhat meal. This is a lentil soup with rice, vegetable, Pickle, or meat curry. Most menus will also offer a smattering of local cuisine.

Internal Flight Delays:

Nepal is an incredible and beautiful country of mixed of the White Mountains, deep valleys, Landscape, rivers, and green rolling hills. With this incredible diversity of landscapes, road travel can be extremely time-consuming and flights within Nepal to reach popular trekking destinations is the easiest way. Not all the trekking destination has flight service, so road transportation is the only option. Mountainous terrain also comes with the possibility of in-climate weather. It mentions the incredibly high number of visitors during peak seasons makes internal flight delays a genuine possibility. To manage this situation, it may be helpful to have a few extras days on either end of your tour. If any cancellations or flight delays do occur (high chances of flight delays from around Kathmandu to Lukla, Everest region, Pokhara to Jomsom, Annapurna region), we also provide services to arrange chopper on the last stage to help you to be on your schedule on the premises of Civil Aviation Rules in Nepal which state that helicopters can fly if the visibility is 1500m. The cost ranges from USD400 to USD650 according to the number of passengers. The payment can be made either to the helicopter company or to us directly and can be made either by cash or using a credit card. It will be beneficial to purchase and review your insurance, the insurance companies may cover some of the alternative measures of travel. Flight insurance may cover changing your international flight if it is necessary.

Travel Insurance:

Most expeditions, Adventurous trekking, and tours require that travel insurance and it is purchased prior to arriving in Nepal, but other normal treks and tours may not require. However, travel insurance is definitely an important consideration. There are a number of reasons to consider insurance. Firstly, it may be required, so check to see what is being asked for by the company. Second, Nepal is a landlocked country, and there are only a few direct flights. Travel in and out of the country can encounter some disruptions if purchasing insurance, make sure flight delays and cancellations also included. Always choose insurance that, though every safeguard is in place during your Holiday, there are always extenuating circumstances that may result in an accident during trekking & tours. Read carefully printout of insurance policies to ensure that the trekking or any other activity you are engaging in is covered or not, as some policies have stopped covering trekking in certain places. If you are going above 5000 m or high always mention the policies so it’s cover the chopper service in the last condition. It is very important that if you have the comfort of good insurance, so do the research and choose carefully which makes your trip relaxing and joyful.

Nepal Visa Entry Procedure:

There is only one International airport which is the Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal. Immigration Office, TIA (Tribhuvan International Airport) under the Department of Immigration has been facilitating tourists flying to Nepal by providing visas on Arrival.

‘On Arrival’ visa procedure is very quick and simple. October, November, March, April can expect some queues during peak Tourist season and October is basically the Nepalese got the Main festival Dashain. You can also get Visa from Nepalese Diplomatic Missions stationed abroad prior to your arrival. The choice is yours.

Visa obtains from Nepalese Diplomatic Missions, and then you must enter Nepal within six months from the visa issued date. Your total stay is counted starting from the day you enter Nepal.

Visas obtained on Arrival at the Entry and Exit points are ‘Tourist Visas’. They bear multiple Re entry facilities. Tourist Visa ‘On Arrival’ is the only entry visa to Nepal. If you are visiting Nepal for purposes other than Tourism (sightseeing, tour, travel, mountaineering, trekking, visiting friends and families), you should still get a ‘Tourist Visa’ to get into the country. However, you must change the category of visa as per your purpose and length of stay in Nepal from the Department of Immigration by producing the required documents.

Please click below for the online Visa form.


The following visa rules apply for tourists:

For 15 days Multiple Entry Visa, the visa fee US $ 30 or equivalent foreign currency.

For 30 days Multiple Entry Visa, the visa fee US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency.

For 100 days Multiple Entry Visa, the visa fee US $ 100 or equivalent foreign currency.

According to the immigration regulations, a tourist is allowed to stay in Nepal only for 150 days a year. You can extend the visa up to another 90 days.

US$ 2 or equivalent Nepalese currency per day for extension.

Additional US$ 25 or equivalent Nepalese currency on visa fee, if Multiple Entry facility is required for the extended period

For more details please visit our FAQ link


Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS):

Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) is usually seen in un-acclimatized people shortly after ascent to high altitudes. The condition occurs due to the thinning of air as the altitude increases. The condition, if not taken seriously and treated immediately, can be life-threatening and its symptoms can be seen generally above 3200 meters. The symptoms of Acute Mountain Sickness are nausea, vomiting, tiredness, shortness of breath, and cerebral pain. The itineraries are designed to properly acclimatize you to the change in high altitude climate and sufficient precautionary measures too are taken to take utmost caution for our valuable guests. Our staff also equipped with cell phones and satellite phones (Option) in the occurrence of any emergency cases. We are greatly driven to keep the safety and security of our clients as our foremost concern.


Water is essential for life, and clean water is imperative while on holiday. When visiting less developed countries like Nepal it is a concern that all travelers should consider. There are few options when trekking or traveling in Nepal that will mitigate any chances of drinking contaminated water. The first consideration to take into account is that tap water should not be ingested. That even means when brushing your teeth in an urban area. Most will choose to buy bottled water and if doing so make sure the cap has sealed properly. Plastic bottle reuse is a big problem, and with that being said there are other options on the market to assist in making water drinkable. Mountain spring water is drinkable but if you use the purified tablet. The conservation area project also sells this tablet for most of the trekking area. A guide will assist you to find out it also.

Arrival Instruction:

Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu Nepal, our company representatives are stationed to welcome you to the country. We request you to carefully look for your and company name placard being held by our representatives following the events upon landing. Our representatives will be responsible to escort you up to your hotel in Kathmandu. There are many brokers, Taxi drivers, and trouble maker people offering you to carry your luggage and take you to your destination as you exit from the gate. We request you to pay no attention to these people and follow the company representatives and follow their instructions.

How to Book Your Tour:

Before booking any tour or trekking please read all the terms and conditions thoroughly and call or email the company representative with any questions prior to making any payments. Begin by filling out a booking form and pay the non-refundable deposit. Fill out the form completely and if any confusion contacts the company person so as not to disrupt the expediency of the process. The form may be submitted online or by downloading the form and mailing or Whatsapp the form to your company representative.

It is very important to understand all aspects of the chosen trip, from what’s included and excluded, to the level of service, or even what trip may be right for your level of experience and fitness. Take the time to get all the questions answered so that when booking the trip, it is without trepidation.

Equipment List for Everest Cho-La Pass Trek:

Everest Cho-La Pass Trek is difficult trekking but however our long-year experience of operating Trekking to Nepal, We learn many things and would like to give some information to pack your equipment list for your Everest Cho-La Pass Trek and we hope, this information will be helpful you so success your trip.

Luggage/Duffle bag:

You will require a duffel bag or a backpack for trekking (65- 75 L) max and all our trekking stuff is kept in this duffle bag and this will be carried by our porters. However, Himalayan Adventure also provides the duffle back if needed.

A day backpack:

You will need a day backpack and you will be carrying it every day by yourself and we recommend you it has to be at least 25L and you can carry important documents like Passport, credit card along with a need to carry a water bottle, snacks bar and clothing layers (hat, gloves, fleece, sunblock, poles, etc…).

Trekking/Hiking boots:

Everest Cho-La Pass Trek is difficult to trek and It is very important to have good trekking boots and it should be waterproof (in case of snow, or rain) Make sure it should be fit on your feet and comfortable during walking. Also, recommend you bring the Crompton during the winter season in Nepal.

Sport sandals:

You need to have a pair of sports shoes or sandals to use while you are in camp or tea houses after the trek.


Everest Cho-La Pass Trek is difficult trekking so sneakers are not suitable for this trek so you can leave your sneakers in the Kathmandu hotel until you get back.

Sleeping Bag:

You need to have a lightweight sleeping bag that works for minus 15 degrees for the summer season but during the winter we recommend minus 20 degrees for the Everest Cho-La Pass Trek. Himalayan Adventure can provide it if you need one but has to be returned after the trek.

Fleece jacket: 

You need to have good quality fleece jacket at least 1 synthetic jacket or pullovers are a great alternative to fleece because they are lighter and more compressible and gives you enough warmth during trekking.

Down jacket:

A down jacket is compulsory and recommends you bring warm enough so can keep you warm during the Everest Cho-La Pass Trek.


You need to have at least 5 pairs of thick socks during the spring & autumn but winter and monsoon need at least 7 pairs of socks for the Everest Cho-La Pass Trek.

Lightweight/ warm insulated pants:

You need to have at least 3 pairs of lightweight trekking pants like Lightweight expedition thermal bottoms, Nylon hiking shorts, Softshell and hardshell trekking pants, Water/windproof trousers, and Casual pants so we can use them like the weather.

Short-sleeved shirts:

You need to have 3 ice-breaker merino wool to keep you warm from the cold or synthetic shirts and if you are not allergic to wool products, merino wool is ideal for Everest Cho-La Pass Trek.

Long-sleeved shirts: 

You need to have at least three shirts.


You need to have few pairs of underwear and this can be as much as you need as there are no washing facilities every day on Everest Cho-La Pass Trek so, we highly recommend you to have enough of pair of underwear.

Waterproof jacket: 

You need at least one waterproof jacket for the rain/snow and wind for the Everest Cho-La Pass Trek, and waterproof pants may be an option.

Head and face gear:

Sun Hat or cap during the daytime, Woolen Hat for morning & Evening, and Polarized sunglasses are compulsory.

Hand gear:

You need warm gloves.

Traveling supplies:

Adapter Plug for Charging the Camera and Mobile, Camera belt, Passport belt ( nice to have), Swiss army knife (option), Flashlight, Headlamp, Water bottle, Extra camera battery, Hand sanitizer, Alarm clock, Hiking poles (optional ), and Binoculars (optional).


Razor, razor blades, shaving cream, aftershave toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss, sunscreen, toilet paper, small towel, and period pads (for women).


First Aid Medical Kit box (can be purchased in Thamel Kathmandu), Altitude Medicines (Diamox), Tylenol, aspirin, ibuprofen, Anti-diarrheic, Powerful antibiotics, and Nasal Spray or Drops.

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Everest Chola Pass Trek

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$1300 per person
17 Days