Everest Cho La Pass Trek

Trip CostUS$ 1280 (Per Person)
  • Duration 17 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Strenuous
  • Activity Trekking
  • Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle / Aeroplane
  • Meals:Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Best Month:March - June & Sept - December
  • Group Size:01- 15People In Group
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"An absolute venturing into the Base camp of the top of the world via Chola Pass, and heart of Sherpa people! Come to join for a wonderful journey and get the assortment experiences of Himalayas with your best local expertise team"


Everest Base Camp via Gokyo- Chola Pass Trek is an absolute adventure into the heart of the Everest region, getting triumph over one of the highest passes in the world, Chola Pass. This trek offers us the opportunity to be in mesmerizing Gokyo Valley at the edge of serene Gokyo Lake. Further, the tourist can have a hike to the summit of Gokyo Ri offers us spectacular views of the entire Everest Himalayan range.

The thrills of adventure while passing Chola Pass will be an adventure for the lifetime. Everest Base Camp via Gokyo-Chola Pass trekking is also a perfect choice to experience Sherpa Land and their culture. Apart from these, this trek takes you via Sagarmatha National Park which is an abode of Alpine vegetation and wildlife. The glaciers, natural falls and landscapes, and high pasturelands are other highlights of this trekking.

Everest Base Camp Via Gokyo-Chola Pass trekking, as other trekking trails in the Everest region, commences from Lukla after you have a short and scenic flight from Kathmandu and landed at Lukla, Lukla itself some insights of Everest region. The trail then ascends to Namche via Phakding. Manjo is the gateway to inter into Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, which is an abode to many rare and endangered species of flora and faunas including the wilds animals such as Mountains Goat, musk deer, Ghoral and Himalayan Thar as well as red-billed chough,  pheasant, blood pheasant and yellow-billed chough. Namche Bazaar is known as the gateway to the Everest region. The Tibetan markets, Hotel Everest View, and some mountain views are prominent here.

As the trail ascends to a higher elevation, the glaciers, sere lakes, and mountain views will be superb. The serene and calm Gokyo Lake attracts thousands of tourists here. In the early morning, the climb to Gokyo Ri offers, probably, the most fabulous views of eight-thousanders giants like Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho-you, Makalu and an apparent view of Mt. Everest. The trail then offers the thrills of adventure while scaling Chola Pass. Kalapatthar is also a popular vantage point for closer mountain panorama in Everest region like holy Pumori. Finally, Everest Base Camp offers the ultimate flavor of adventure to the trekkers.

A thrill  Everest Base Camp via Gokyo- Chola Pass Trek with Alpine Ramble Treks is sure to be a trip of a lifetime, focusing and endorsing on the high level of safety and security to enjoy the more with this mighty mountain and landscape on this trek. Join Now and enjoy the trek!

In contrast, you may also like our different treks of the Everest region. Please send us your inquiry with your planes, we will be here for you for the best, we will also customize the trip as per your time and references. 

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Everest High Pass Trek

Gokyo Lake Trek

Everest Panorama View Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek

Trip Highlights of Everest Cho La Pass Trek

  • Historical UNESCO world heritage sites tour in Kathmandu valley 
  • Breathtaking Mountains views of Everest region
  • Crossing Cho La pass (5420 m) and witness the 360 degrees splendid Himalayas range
  • Everest base camp and Pleasant hike to Kalapathar 
  • Scenic mountain flight to Lukla- Kathmandu
  • Visiting Unique Sherpa villages and meet Sherpa people
  • Ancients’ monasteries and Gompa along the way

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu 1350m/4428ft.
  • Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing.
  • Day 03: Fly Kathmandu/Lukla (2610m) and 3hrs trek to Phakding (2810m).
  • Day 04: Trek to Namche 3,450m/11,315ft- 6hrs.
  • Day 05: Rest and acclimatization.
  • Day 06: Trek to Tengboche 3,860m/12,677ft- 4/5hrs.
  • Day 07: Trek to Dingboche 4,410m/14,485ft- 4/5hrs.
  • Day 08: Acclimatisation.
  • Day 09: Trek to Lobuche 4,910m/16,105ft- 4hrs.
  • Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp and back to Gorkshep 5,185m/17010ft- 4hrs.
  • Day 11: Hike to Kalapather 5,545m/18,187ft – Dzongla 48300m/15,840ft- 5hrs.
  • Day 12: Cross Chola Pass (5368m) and trek to Thangnak (4495m/15400ft) – 6/7hrs walk.
  • Day 13: Trek to Gokyo (4,750m/15,584ft) 4 hrs walk
  • Day 14: Rest day and little hike to Gokyo Ri
  • Day 15: Trek to Dole (4,045m/13,270ft) – 6 hrs walk
  • Day 16: Trek down to Namche – 4/5 hrs walk
  • Day 17: Trek to Lukla (2,850m/9,350ft) – 6 hrs walk.
  • Day 18: Fly Lukla/Kathmandu 35 minutes.

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu 1350m/4428ft.Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International airport, You will be welcomed by the ART team and transferred to your hotel, overnight at hotel
  • Day 02:Kathmandu valley sightseeing. Today is a day to explore the beautiful Kathmandu valley. Our tour guide will take you into the Kathmandu valley for sightseeing. Where you will visit: Pashupatinath Temple, Bauddhanath Stupa, and Bhaktapur Durbar-square, Overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 03:Fly Kathmandu/Lukla (2610m) and 3hrs trek to Phakding (2810m). We have a scenic flight to Lukla about 35minute. We are now in the land of Sherpa; we meet and introduce our crew who will carry your luggage's entire your trek. The trail goes continue along the Dudh Koshi River, passing through the Sherpa villages of Chhupulung, Ghat and then reaches Phakding. The trail offers some majestic and alluring views mountains and beautiful landscapes where you will see Tibetan words carved in rocks and multi-color Buddhist flags are hanging around the mani walls it makes the trek more exciting, Overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 04:Trek to Namche 3,450m/11,315ft- 6hrs.Today we head off from Phakding than after the scenic trail will continue along Dudhkoshi River, we are ascending through rhododendron, giant fir, Himalayan pine and cedar forest viewing first beautiful mountain of Kusum kangaroo and Thamserku. The trail is blooming. We cross the high suspension bridges and then we are while climbing through the dense forest than pass the viewpoint where we can see first Mt. Everest view. As you arrive Namche Bazaar a town with set in an arena with seeing beautiful mountains surrounding the town. In afternoon go to the market area will be the lively scene to explore, Overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 05:Rest and acclimatization.Today we will ascend into the thin air towards twin villages Khumjung and Khunde, this day will be most charming Sherpa villages in Khumbu region. Once you reach Everest View Lodge this Lodge built by Japanese people, you will be able to see the majestic landscape and it will be more appreciate the spectacular view of the Himalayas including two mountains above eight thousand meters high Mt.Evereat, Lots and othersTaubuche, Cholatse, Thamserku, Kwangde, Khandala and the gorgeous Ama Dablam. Then we will continue descend to Khumjung and we get good chance to visit the Hillary school in Khumjung, and 500 years old a monastery where "Yeti skull" has put since 1995. While we are descending to Namche after visiting these places here, we see the big yak farm on the way down to Namche, In Namche, we will visit the Sherpa Museum and traditional custom of Sherpa as well as mountain photo gallery, Overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 06:Trek to Tengboche 3,860m/12,677ft- 4/5hrs.We continue trekking up hills the trail leads towards through Namche with a view of the landscape and snow-capped mountains. Then we drop down to cross the Dudkoshi river than we will ascent again right cross the river through suspension bridge steep ascending start to walk through into the rhododendron forest to Tengboche Monastery at the end top. This is one of the spiritual vital carrying Buddhist monasteries in Khumbu region and an evening or in the morning watch fantastic sunset or sunrise over a panoramic mountain, overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 07:Trek to Dingboche 4,410m/14,485ft- 4/5hrs. Today morning we pray in Monastery before we have breakfast after back we will have beautiful breakfast with seeing the sunrise on Mt. Everest and surrounding peaks. Then we head off descending through jungle some time spotting the musk deer, mountain gout and monkeys on the way, then cross the Imja Khola whose valley now we follow ascending steadily to reach Pangboche. Then the trail goes through a Yak pasture known as Somare then now we are leaving trees behind us and cross a wooden bridge at the confluence of Khumbu Khola and Imja Khola. The trail continues a short climb up brings us to Dingboche. Perhaps today most is interesting trek day because of incredible Ama Dablam and Mt. Everest.Overnight at lodge.
  • Day 08:Acclimatisation.Today our trek will be great and pleasant short walk to little hike and around the village then spend easy and relax day or we may trek continue climbing steep up resulting in a physically challenging to reach in 200 meters hike to get the great views of Mt. Makalu (world 5th highest mountain), Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kangtega, Imja peak, Lobuche East, Lobuche West, Taboche, Baruntse, Cholatse with great views of Khumbu valley. After enjoying great views of majestic Himalayas and descending to Dingboche, Overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 09:Trek to Lobuche 4,910m/16,105ft- 4hrs.The trail climbs slightly up out of Dingboche village; pass a chorten at the top then gradual up path passing the yak pasture to cross the Khumbu Khola then reach at Thugla at the end of the terminal moraine of Khumbu glacier. Now the trail leads the steep climb up to the ridge at top Chukpo Lari where we have heart poignant line of memorials in tribute to the climbers who have died on Mt. Everest expeditions since starting. The short gradual-up walk brings us at Lobuche and we have the glimpse of the border Himalayas, Overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 10:Trek to Everest Base Camp and back to Gorkshep 5,185m/17010ft- 4hrs. Today is the most exciting and long-awaited day. Leaving from Lubuche the trail leads flat meadow for while then following the Khumbu Glacier northwards and short climbing up. Then the trail climbs onto the lateral moraine of the Khumbu Glacier to Gorak Shep. The path provides a superb view of massive Khumbu Glacier and trans-Himalayas. Upon our arrival at Gorak Shep check in the room then after lunch we walk to Everest Base Camp. The trail continues on the moraine of Khumbu glacier and path often change on the season because of melting of the glacier. Once we reach Base Camp, we take photographs then retracing to Gorakshep.Overnight at lodge.
  • Day 11:Hike to Kalapather 5,545m/18,187ft – Dzongla 48300m/15,840ft- 5hrs. Wake up early morning today then 2hrs climbing-up bring us at Kalapathar on the bottom of Mt. Pumori. From Kalapathar we see a sunrise on the majestic Himalayas in 360º degree including Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lola, Khumbutse, Ama Table, Tabuchi, Cholatse, Thamserku and numerous other peaks with the excellent views of Everest Base camp and Khumbu glacier. Then have a breakfast after that continue to walk through the moraine of Khumbu glacier and passing Lobuche, we descend back down beautiful valley to Pheritse.Overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 12:Cross Chola Pass (5368m) and trek to Thangnak (4495m/15400ft) – 6/7hrs walk.Today you will get experience crossing high pass in Everest region. To avoid the strong wind and melting ice by sunlight, you will be starting your trek early morning before sunrise. You guide will brief you and take all the safety equipment for successful passing of Chola pass. Stop for a view and photo snap at top of the pass offering the excellent view of the Himalayan ranges. 3 hours further walk will bring you at Thangnak (4678m) where you will stop for lunch. After lunch continues your walk to Gokyo. We will follow the edge route of the Ngozumpa glacier which is the longest glacier in Nepal. Reaching the other side of the glacier, we get the view of the second of the Gokyo lakes on the series of six lakes. Check in at lodge available locally. Rest of the day is free to enjoy the Gokyo lake view.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 13:Trek to Gokyo (4,750m/15,584ft) 4 hrs walkToday is your short day walk to Gokyo Lake. Its abut 3/ 4 hours walk from Thangnak but its really beautiful walk through the Ngajumpa glacier. After crossing an iron bridge over an stream the trial levels out as it follows the valley past the first lake, known as Longpongo at 4690m, where we get chance to observe the Lama footprints on a stone.The second lake, Taboche Tsho mesmerizes us by the shimmering turquoise blue sheet of water sparkling in the sun. Little we reach the third lake, called Dudh Pokhari, linked by a surging stream to the previous one. Gokyo village stands by the third lake and Cho-Oyu Mountain. Above the lake provides panoramic views of Cho Oyu, Gyachung Kang, Lhotse, Makalu, cholatse and Tawache.
  • Day 14:Rest day and little hike to Gokyo Ri recommended to take an excursion with your guide to Gokyo Ri for the best sunrise view of Cho-Oyu, Gyachung Kang, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Makalu.Gokyo Ri is also known as Scoundrel's Viewpoint. This is perhaps the best viewpoint on Earth to see the panoramic view of the Everest range and all major peaks located in Everest region. Return back to your lodge for breakfast.You will walk down following the Ngozumpa Glacier from where Dudh Koshi River emerges. Pass second and first series of Gokyo lakes to reach a small stream by crossing Iron Bridge. On the right side, you will see a spectacular view of Cholaste and Taboche peaks towering on the skyline. Stop at Chodoten to see the view of Thamserku, Cho-one, and Kangtega mountain peaks. Follow the downhill trekking trail to reach Machhermo. Continue your walk to Dole and check-in at the lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 15:Trek to Dole (4,045m/13,270ft) – 6 hrs walkEarly morning, you are strongly recommended to take an excursion with your guide to Gokyo Ri for the best sunrise view of Cho-Oyu, Gyachung Kang, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Makalu. The viewpoint at Gokyo Ri is also known as Scoundrel's Viewpoint. This is perhaps the best viewpoint on Earth to see the panoramic view of the Everest range and all major peaks located in Everest region. Return back to your lodge for breakfast.You will walk down following the Ngozumpa Glacier from where Dudh Koshi River emerges. Pass second and first series of Gokyo lakes to reach a small stream by crossing Iron Bridge. On the right side, you will see the spectacular view of Cholaste and Taboche peaks towering on the skyline. Stop at Chodoten to see the view of Thamserku, Cho-one, and Kangtega mountain peaks. Follow the downhill trekking trail to reach Machhermo. Continue your walk to Dole and check-in at the lodge.

    Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Local Lodge
  • Day 16:Trek down to Namche – 4/5 hrs walkFollow the downhill trail to reach to Namche Bazaar. Rest of the day is free to relax your muscle or you can utilize this time to stroll around the market area for last minute shopping,

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 17:Trek to Lukla (2,850m/9,350ft) – 6 hrs walk.We go through Namche village then descend in a forest to Jors sale. The trek continues goes along the Dudh Koshi River, passing the small village on the way then to the small mountain airstrip at Lukla.Overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 18:Fly Lukla/Kathmandu 35 minutes. Today we have the scenic flight back to Kathmandu, Upon arrival at Kathmandu. And drive to the hotel. Then take a rest or shopping for family and friends. We have a farewell dinner at Thamel, overnight at hotel.

    Note: All above trekking hours and distances are approximate and it’s absolutely for general ideas only

Cost Includes

  • International and domestic Airport pick-up and drop by private car.
  • Meals on the full-board basis (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner/ the main course) during the trek in the mountain.
  • A highly experienced and knowledgeable English speaking guide.
  • All Food, Accommodation, Insurance, and transportation for porter and guide.
  • Sagarmatha national park permit.
  • TIMS Card (Trekkers Information Management System)
  • 2 Nights tourist 3-star hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis including breakfast and bed (BB)
  • Trekking equipment such as a Sleeping bag, down jacket .. on return basic
  • Exclusives First aids box.
  • Trekking lodge (Tea House) throughout the trek.
  • Assistant guide group size more than 4 people in a group.
  • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu both way flight ticket
  • Farewell Dinner at a typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional music and dance
  • Porter service, 1 for 2 trekkers
  • Appreciation of certificate after the successful Trek
  • Company T-shirt
  • All the government and local taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Extra drinks as alcoholic & non-alcoholic
  • Surplus luggage charges for domestic airport
  • Additional cost by out of management control due to the landscape, weather condition, illness, change of government policies, strikes, and physical condition etc.
  • Personal expense such as snacks, laundry, telephone, wife, hot shower etc.
  • Travel insurance 
  • Tips for guide and porter

 

Above the information is for a guide and standard pattern of what basically, we provide. the trip can be customized at your request and interests to accommodate your specific requirements.

 

Thank you for joining us (your local adventure travel partner ) “Alpine Ramble Treks”! We will do everything within our means to take care of you and ensure an enjoyable and unforgettable trip of a lifetime in Nepal Himalayas, Wishing you all the best and keep your adventure spirit alive.

Departure Details

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Clients Reviews

  • Adrian Peter M
    Adrian Peter M
    Australia Published: Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Like trekking with family!

    Rating:

    Dil is an incredible guide with such attention to detail and focus on making your experience as comfortable and amazing as possible. Great for a good conversation and experienced enough to handle any situation. I've trekked with Dil a number of times and now consider him part of my Nepali…Continue

  • Liana Gabdrakhma
    Liana Gabdrakhma
    Australia Published: Wednesday, November 18, 2015

    14-Days Everest base camp trek vie Cho-la pass trek

    Rating:

    It was an unforgettable experience! Something you can talk proudly in every conversation you have :) 14 days trek is a challenge both for your mind and body. So choosing the right people to guide you is one of the most important things. I was lucky to find Dil and…Continue

  • Somsikhar Jamali
    Somsikhar Jamali
    India Published: Tuesday, September 22, 2015

    Incredible team

    Rating:

    Dil Gurung is a safe pair of hands. This summarizes what he does in a nutshell. He has fantastic emotional quotient and is attentive to detail and to every single member of his expedition client team. I would go back with him to the Nepali Himalayas any time. I would…Continue

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Trip Note

Personal Travel Insurance

We highly recommended a compressive travel insurance package to all our clients, the insurance must cover helicopter rescue and evacuation expense at Height altitude for the trekkers to Cho La Pass, it will be assisted adequate protection tour to cover personal injury, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, and any kind of illness will be covered. Alpine Ramble Treks kindly ask for any of our travelers to send the reliable travel insurance copy through the email once you book the trip with us.  

Health and Fitness requirements 

Everest Cho La Pass Trek is an exciting and spectacular moderate trekking destination in the world. It’s an exceptional trekking route for travelers who wish to enjoy and explore the Himalayas and beautiful landscape on this planet. This trek basically starts from low land to high land as you are hiking in these areas than you have to be fit both of physically and mentality by yourself. Every day trek prefers about 4/5 hours approx. As you hiking up to the high altitude than you have to prepare by physically and mentality to succeed the trip, our provision is making your trip reliable and remarkable without any problems in every step to step with your wealth health. Our first priority is your safety and security entire the trip. you Should convenience yourself to take some pre-training course of the trek that would be easy, considering some physical exercise like jogging, running, climb stair-case, cycling, swimming and hitting gym etc.

Accommodation during the Trek

Accommodation in Kathmandu, you would be staying at the best hotel basically 3-4 stars, on a twin-sharing basis. But Accommodations in trekking is very basic where you will get the room with pillows, warm and nice blanket, attach bathroom if it’s available with comfortable beds during the 12 days Everest base camp trek, if you are single you get single bedroom as well with hygienic food, The Menu for food and accommodation have fixed by local management community.

Passport and Visa

All clients must have a valid passport with at least 6 months prior validity from return date Nepalese visas can be obtained from the immigration office or Consulate in your country or arrival in Kathmandu Airport.

Last minute booking


Concerning your desirable interested for any trip with us we even accept the last minute booking. You can book a trip directly by calling or sending a message anytime. But eventually, Last minute booking may not acceptable for Bhutan and Tibet trip.

Meals and Drinking Water

The Everest Cho La Pass trek route has numerous tea houses along the way and every single tea houses has the menu system with different ethnic cuisines foods as well as western meals on the Menu; you could pick up any kinds of a meal as you like to have during the trek, we would highly recommend the vegetable items instead of Meat because meat in the mountain can be effected some time because it may not be used to it for the new travelers in this region. But some places provide you with typical Nepali meals which are different types of international meals. These are prepared by the local supplement. Every tourist Lodge has well-trained cook basically attention for clean, hygienic, fresh and nice testy foods. The variety of drinks and every lodge have safe drinking water or minerals bottles of water you could buy. If you buy water purification tablet from Kathmandu you can take water from the tap and purify yourself this will be cheaper and help to control the plastic pollution as well. The water you could buy everywhere in Everest region at the reasonable price but the price would go high when you go to high altitude areas. We also recommend you to buy boiled water instead of cold which keeps your body warm.

Extra personal expenses on trekking

During the trek, all the food are included (Lunch, Breakfast, and Dinner with hot drinks) which will be provided by the company, behind the schedule of our package the meals and accommodations in Kathmandu will have to be arranged by yourself.

Possible Flight Delay in Kathmandu and Lukla: 

Sometime, the flights (To Kathmandu from Lukla) may be canceled due to the changing in unpredictable weather conditions around in the mountains. In such conditions, we Alpine Ramble Treks kindly request all the travelers to make a plan while putting at least 2/3 possibility spree days for the Everest Chola Pass trek. In such a case, we will charter a Helicopter to secure you are on schedule for your international flight. The helicopter can easily fly up to 1500m visibility.  You will be given cancellation of domestic flights and a receipt upon payment of Helicopter so that you may claim the amount from your travel insurance (Travel insurance is mandatory before joining Everest Chola Pass Trek) 

Recommended pieces of equipment lists for trekking

Head

  • Sun hat

  • Warm hat and scarf

  • Headlight

Face

  • Sunscreen +40
  • Sunglass
  • Face wipes and towels

List for Hands

  • Lightweight gloves
  • And warm Globes

Body clothing

  • Down or fiber-filled jacket (the company will be provided in rent)
  • Down or fiber-filled jacket (the company will be provided in rent)
  • 2 pairs of hiking t-shirts, preferably quick drying, possibly thermal tops for the treks
  • Fleece jacket and sweaters
  • Poncho and rain jacket
  • Socks, preferably cotton –mix
  • Lightweight cotton trekking pants with folding option

Lists of Footwear

  • The proper Trekking Boots
  • socks preferably cotton sports socks but take some extra pairs
  • crampon (optional)

Essential gear

  • Day Backpack above the 30 L
  • Pack covers and Thermal bottle
  • Water peals
  • Umbrella
  • Walking  pole if you need it
  • Thick Sleeping bag
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry soap
  • Antibacterial Gel
  • Toiletries
  • toothbrush
  • Shampoo

Personal accessories

  • Camera
  • Cell Phone
  • Money wallet with Money
  • Padlocks
  • Plastic bag
  • Watch
  • Sewing kit
  • Extra p photos and passport photocopies

First aid Kit

  • Diamox (acetazolamide)
  • Lozenges
  • Elastic bandages
  • Moleskin
  • Cotton bandages and band-aids
  • Lancing needle
  • Antibiotic eye-drops
  • Thermometer
  • Sling
  • Paracetamol
  • Antiseptic antibacterial cream or solution
  • Painkillers
  • Anti-emetic for nausea (not at high altitude)
  • Loperamide to control diarrhea
  • Norfloxacin or Cipro to cure diarrhea, other infections
  • Oral rehydration salts

 

Best Season

Best season for Everest Cho La Pass Trek is spring (Marc to May) and autumn (September to November) these months are the best months for the Everest Cho La Pass trek. The temperature is moderate in these seasons and we guarantee amazing view and breathtaking scenery throughout the trek. If you wish to avoid crowds this trip during in winter (Dec., Jan. and Feb.) could also be the best options.

Hotels in Kathmandu

Alpine Ramble Treks will provide you with standard level hotel services with breakfast. We also book the hotel according to your choices. Please let us know if you have any plans as per your choices to book the hotels like 5 stars categories: Hyatt Regency, Yak &Yeti, De’l Annapurna, The Everest Hotel, The Malla hotel, and any kind of hotels, we will be glad to help according to your plans. 

Responsible for Tourism

Our experience field staffs/team strongly believes that we all are equally responsible to act in favor of the local culture and environment. We would like to follow the important role following the rules. 

  • please respect the local people and their laws, custom and their beliefs
  • please always ask your guides for permission before doing something in the local community. 
  • please support the keep environment clean, wherever you would travel and dispose of rubbish
  • please help the local community to encourage positive sides of tourism as long as possible.

We Alpine Ramble Treks involved in Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) and organize eco-friendly trips that teach to make the sustainable positive environmentally sensitive of both travelers and communities.

Booking and payment process

Alpine Ramble Treks (P) Ltd. is a government authorized and registered trekking and adventure operator based in Nepal. The company registered number is 178805/074/075 we are also associated with various local tourism sectors in order to process the trip booking with Alpine Ramble the percent of full trip payments can be made with required documents such as passport, travel insurance copies and flight details to Nepal with a two weeks period from the booking date.

Our respected traveler can be made the Payment through the Online directly from our website, bank transfer, western union or any other remittances, the remaining can be paid on your upon arrival in Kathmandu Hotel or office.   

Your safety is of paramount concern whilst traveling with Alpine Ramble Treks, come and enjoy the trip, for booking through the Online Click here  "BOOK YOUR TRIP" 

We look forward to guiding you in the Himalayas for a wonderful trekking experience of a lifetime