Overview of Gokyo Cho La Pass Trek

In fact, Gokyo Cho La Pass Trek is the second pass of Nepal’s Three Passes on Everest. This pass is probably the most frequently crossed by trekkers in the Everest Region. Behind popular, this pass connects the two most popular valleys which are Everest Base Camp and GOKYO VALLEY.

Maximum Altitude 5,545m (18,132 feet)
Start / End Point Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Trip Duration 14 Days
Group Size 1 to 20
Best Time Autumn and Fall
Difficulty Level Challenging, Streunous
Nature of Trek Teahouses/Lodge
Gokyo Cho La Pass Cost

Cost for GOKYO CHO LA PASS TREK

Accoring to our plan for Trekking to Gokyo Cho  La Pass Trek with Everest Base Camp Trek, it cost USD 1275 per person(based on 2 participants, double occupancy basis). Since this package includes most of the things necessary things regarding trekking, we can say it is an all-inclusive package. And our  PACKAGE PRICE is very reasonable for 14 days EBC with Gokyo Renjo La.  Hence , we can say that we’re offering GUIDED PACKAGE at the BEST PRICE.

PRICE FOR GOKYO CHO LA PASS TREKKING [ GUIDED PACKAGE ]

No. of Tourist Price Per Person
1 person(Solo Trekker) USD 1672
2 person USD 1275
3 person USD 1253
4 person USD 1185
5 person USD 1176
6 person USD 1145
7 person USD 1130
8 person USD 1099
9 person USD 1097
10 person USD 1090

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Gokyo Cho La Pass  with Everest Base Camp Trekking

In Everest Region, Gokyo Cho La Pass with Everest Base Camp is the most adventurous and worthwhile trekking.

This trip combines the 2 most well-known trails, Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake Trek including Cho La Pass. Moreover, during the journey, you will get a chance to see Gokyo Ri, Kalap Pattar, Namche Bazzar, Gorak Shep, Tengboche, and Everest Base Camp.

Nonetheless, upon visiting Everest Base Camp, this trip goes to Gokyo Lakes Side via Cho La Pass.

In terms of walking hours, mostly 5 to 6 hours walk. Having said that, some of the day on our plan, it requires to walk 8 – 9 hours.

On the way to Cho La, you will not only get to chance to see mountains but also waterfalls, Chortens, prayer flags, rhododendrons, and Pine Forest.

How to cross Cho La Pass?

To cross Cho La, we should stay overnight at Thagnak. Upon staying at Thagna, we should be ready to start the hike around 4-5 am. Upon leaving Thagnak, we will reach Cho La(5330m)

Why you Love EBC Gokyo Cho La Pass Trek – Review of Trail

In fact, Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Lake Via Cho La will be perfect for those tourists who want to make the best adventure trip in Nepal with challenges. As it combines most of the beautiful places(viewpoints ) of the Everest Region, you should visit this trail to store the beauty of nature in your eye.

Trekking to Everest Base Camp Links to Gokyo Cho La Pass begins and Ends in Lukla(gateway of Everest). On our 14 days In the itinerary, we use 1 day for acclimatization at Namche BazaarBazaar.

It is that type of trail that links the 2 most demanded treks in a single trip. Everest, They are Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Valley. To combine this trail, there are mountains in Khumbu Everest. That passes is known as Cho La Pass. The elevation of Cho La is 5330m from sea level.

Highlights of Trip

  • Gokyo Lakes and Valleys
  • Chola Pass is one of the highest passes (5420m) in the Everest region.
  • Namche Bazaar
  • Superb views of eight thousand plus peaks and many more mountains 
  • Popular spots such as Gokyo Village, Gokyo Ri, and the Gokyo Lakes
  • A challenging hike to Gokyo RI, Chukkung Ri, and Kalapathar
  • Everest Base Camp (EBC)
  • The thrilling views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho Oyu, and many others.
  • Sagarmatha National Park

If you want to extend Everest Base Camp Trek, you can add on Cho La pass to see amazing Gokyo Valleys and continue trek to back Lukla.

Similarly, if you want to do Gokyo Lakes treks at first and at the same time you want to GO EVEREST BASE CAMP, at that situation you should do Chola Pass. After Chola Pass from Gokyo Side, you can go to Everest Base Camp Side. It’s often talked about in terms of its glacier crossing (which is also used to scare people out of attempting Cho La), but it’s not nearly as dramatic as people (who probably haven’t even been over Cho La) make it out to be.

Option 1: Everest Base Camp Trek – Cho La – Gokyo Lakes

Being Everest Base Camp Trek is the most popular, you can combine this high pass with the most popular EBC Trek. But keep in mind, if EBC sides, it will be an anti-clock pass.

Option 2: Gokyo Valley Trek – Cho La – Everest Base Camp

Upon exploring Gokyo Valley, you can go for a Himalayan pass which is known as Cho La. From the Gokyo side, it will be an anti-clockwise Chola pass.

Everest Base Camp Chola Pass Gokyo trek is suitable for those adventure lovers who want to emerge themselves into the challenging journey. Though it is a challenging journey, we made an itinerary where the required rest day for acclimatization is included. So don’t worry about the passes and difficulties of Chola Pass.

In summary, on this 14 journey trekkers can climb Gokyo Ri, Chukkung Ri, Gokyo Lakes, Ngumpa Glacier, Gokyo Valley, and Kalapathar from where one can experience the best views of 8000 thousand peaks such as Mt. Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and Makalu. More to say, you’ll see dozens of mountains during the Cho La Trek.

What includes and what excludes on Package?

The followings are the list of inclusion and Exclusion on our package.

Inclusion

Cost Exclusion

FAQs

How difficult is the Gokyo Cho La Pass?

It is a more difficult pass than Renjola and Kongma La because this pass lies at a higher altitude than others.

When is the best time to do Renjo La?

March to May and September to Mid December is the best time to do Cho La.

How long is Cho La Trekking?

It is a 14-day long trek.

What types of accommodation and meals are available?

Teahouses/Lodges.

Reviews

Great views, unforgettable experience

Rated 5 out of 5
February 5, 2021

We did the Gokyo Cho La Pass trek in December 2019 (winter time) and it was very cold, especially in the morning and night.

However, we saw one of the best views from Gokyo Ri. Our trip was organized by Base Camp Hike. And everything was perfect. Thanks, Jayaram for proving us with one of the best guides (Bishnu).

Next time, we’ll back to Nepal for Annapurna Circuit Trekking and used the same company and guide.

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Fared Georgis

Wonderful Gokyo Cho La Pass Trekking

Rated 5 out of 5
February 5, 2021

We did trekking to Gokyo Cho La Pass Trekking with Guide Som from Company Base Camp Hike. It was a wonderful trip where we saw amazing lakes with crystal-clear water. We climbed Gokyo Ri early in the morning and enjoyed with sunrise and views of Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, and other snow-capped mountains.

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Sally Mae

Package Name:Gokyo Cho La Pass via EBC

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