Everest Cho La Pass Trek

Trip CostUS$ 1189 (Per Person)
  • Duration 16 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
  • Best Season:March - June & Sept - December
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"Be part of this an absolute venturing into the Base camp of the top of the world via Chola Pass and heart of Sherpa people! welcome to join this wonderful journey and get the assortment experiences of Himalayas with your best local adventure expertise friend"

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, our 16 Days Everest Base Camp and Chola pass trek is completely customizable as per your own conveniences time and desires, However, besides that, some of our trekking programs of Everest region can be accommodated you such as  Short Everest Trek 5 DaysEverest High Pass Trek, and Everest Base Camp Trek

NOTE: ART would like to recommend that you should arrive in Kathmandu a day earlier before the trip gets started for this Everest base camp and Chola pass. When you arrive a day earlier in Nepal, we ’ll gather for the official orientation about the general information of the trip and introducing with your trekking guide as well as time to buy trekking equipment if necessary. Normally, we would prefer to have pre-meeting just because this will give some pieces of information and advice about the weather conditions, climate, and loving support. Similarly, the flight to Kathmandu from Lukla sometimes might be canceled or delayed due to the bad weather conditions around in the Himalayan range.  As maintain, it is best to have at least a day or two extra days after or before, however, Adding some extra days beside actual trekking days will help you enjoy your holidays trip to Nepal more without having worries any international flights delays and missing back to home.

Complimentary benefits of this trek

  • Airport pick up and drop off services - (Airport- Hotel- Airport) 
  • Trekking equipment such as the Sleeping bag, down jacket etc. on return basic
  • Duffle bag for porters to carry
  • Souvenir: Trekking route map/browser and printed ART company T-shirt

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: Fly Kathmandu/Lukla (2610m) and 3hrs trek to Phakding (2810m).
  • Day 03: Trek to Namche 3,450m/11,315ft- 6hrs.
  • Day 04: Rest and acclimatization.
  • Day 05: Trek to Tengboche 3,860m/12,677ft- 4/5hrs.
  • Day 06: Trek to Dingboche 4,410m/14,485ft- 4/5hrs.
  • Day 07: Acclimatisation.
  • Day 08: Trek to Lobuche 4,910m/16,105ft- 4hrs.
  • Day 09: Trek to Everest Base Camp and back to Gorkshep 5,185m/17010ft- 4hrs.
  • Day 10: Hike to Kalapather 5,545m/18,187ft – Dzongla 48300m/15,840ft- 5hrs.
  • Day 11: Cross Chola Pass (5368m) and trek to Thangnak (4495m/15400ft) – 6/7hrs walk.
  • Day 12: Trek to Gokyo (4,750m/15,584ft) 4 hrs walk
  • Day 13: Trek to Dole (4,045m/13,270ft) – 6 hrs walk
  • Day 14: Trek down to Namche – 4/5 hrs walk
  • Day 15: Trek to Lukla (2,850m/9,350ft) – 6 hrs walk.
  • Day 16: 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: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 03: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 04: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 05: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 06: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 07: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 08: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 09: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 10: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 11: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 12: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 13: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 14: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 15: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 16: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)
  • Trekking equipment such as a Sleeping bag, down jacket .. on return basic
  • Trekking lodge (Tea House) throughout the trek.
  • Assistant guide group size of more than 6 people in a group.
  • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu both way flight ticket
  • Seasonal fresh fruits desert every day 
  • Appreciation of certificate after the successful trek
  • Farewell Dinner at a typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional music and dance
  • Souvenir: Trekking route map/browser and printed ART company T-shirt
  • Compressive first aids box.
  • Emergency rescue operation assistance in arranging in case of complex health condition (funded by travel insurance)
  • All government, Local taxes/ vat and official Expenses

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

We have no hidden cost, our given prices are based on per person and it's fixed but there are discountable if you are a group of 7 people. And our given cost does not include your international airfare. In addition, trek cost includes and excludes details are applied to our each and every trip packages. The dates schedule is fixed, 100 percent guaranteed and confirmed to departure for the trekking.

Alpine Ramble Treks also organize the private, families, and joining groups for this trek with flexible departures, group size, and itineraries as per your own time and references if the given dates are not the suitable at your timeframe.

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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

We strictly prioritize of our valuable client’s safety and satisfaction while traveling with Alpine Rambl Treks. Your safety is our paramount concern for us. In every trip with ART, our guides and porters will be carrying useful and necessary equipment as well as the medical kit, you will be provided by our leaders who have extensive knowledge of the first aid if required. However, during the trip; natural disasters, weather disturbances, health conditions, politics, transport or a multitude of other factors, that are beyond our control and it can result in a change of originally planned itinerary or cancel the trip as a safeguard. However, our guide has full authority to alter or even drops the planned itinerary of any part if it is necessary due to safety concern. On this circumstance, you need to be flexible with your planned itinerary and take after the guideline as instructed by your guide/ leader. Note:- we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we won’t be responsible for any result of alterations on itineraries or any delays due to unexpected circumstances

A Typical Day On The Trek

Every morning during the trek, you will be greeted by our guide or porter with wake up tea at about 6 am in the morning and after being a bit fresh and you will have to take some time to pack your bag then time for the breakfast,

Breakfast, normally the breakfast serve around 7 am. After having our breakfast, the walking will begin but take 5 minutes time for the stretching and warm up before you start, you should expect to walk for 45 minutes to 1 hour and rest for 3-4 minutes along the way. Our walk will be around 2-3 hours to the lunch camp.

Lunch during the trek is usually held around 12- 1 pm with 40-minute duration, the lunch will be typically taken from the menu which will serve as fast as possible with the cup of tea or coffee.

Dinner and Overnight camp, Usually, our walk is about 2-3 hours after the lunch, as we arrive at our camp (Trekking lodge) than we might take some rest before we go to dinner and but our guide and porter will be glad to serve the cup of tea in your room while resting and we alert that for our dinner order before 5 pm and set up our own preferable time to have the dinner together with team members.  

The termination of the day our trekking guide encourages you to visit the local Sherpa settlements to know more about their culture and lifestyle in the Himalayas region while preparing our meals or you may like the shower or reading the book.

Every day our trekking will be nicely pleasured by rewarding Himalayas mountain views and it's landscape, exploring the mountain villages and taking the captivating photos and video of untouchable mountains.

Note: Every day, after the dinner our guide will be briefing about the program the next day.

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 Everest Chola pass trek, it will be assisted with 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.  

Physical Condition And Experience Requirements 

Everest Chola pass trek is an exciting moderate trekking destination for all the adventure travelers who have the ability to hike around 3-5 hours a day in the breathtaking Himalaya region of Everest.

The Everest Chola pass trek is not a technical trek, it is possible to trek with a basic level of fitness, a good training plan prior to your Everest Chola pass trek will make that much more enjoyable and it doesn’t require any climbing skills. We have seen many different ages of travelers are completing this trek like old, young, overweight and underweight and they all are very much appreciated about the journey, as a non-technical trek that does not require crampons, walking poles, oxygen cylinders, ropes, and technical equipment.  But our company will be provided the warm down jackets and sleeping bags if you do not have your own. A normal EBC trek is accessible to most trekkers who have some genus of fitness level and decent drive with a lot of stamina to last two weeks on the cold weather in the mountain.

if you could convenience yourself to take some normal pre-training courses like daily physical exercises, jogging, running, climb the staircase and walking down, cycling, swimming and hitting gym etc that would be greatly helped to accomplish the journey easier.

Accommodation during the Trek

Alpine Ramble Treks will be accommodated in the best hotel like 3 stars categories with the good facilities of WIFIHot Shower, and AC room with the best breakfast services on the selection in Kathmandu and all Accommodations are provided on the twin-sharing basis. The single supplement will be served if you are a single traveler. Accommodations during the trek in the mountains, basically you will be staying at basic trekking lodges where you will have a nice and clean room with the warm blankets, pillows, and comfortable matrices ( matrices size cannot be very thick size but still comfortable). All the facilities during the Everest Chola pass trek are not as same as Kathmandu but still very pleasant and suitable. Do not expect everything is the high level of standards in the mountain. Alpine Ramble Treks would be glad to ensure the attached bathroom in every possible place even on Everest region in advance booking, in some places; you have to compromise in sharing a bathroom at high altitudes area because there is no room with attached bath have being built at this elevations area.

NOTE:  High standers Hotels in Kathmandu like 4-5 stars will be provided on your request with the extra cost basis

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

The Everest Chola pass trek is well-established trekking route of Nepal Himalayas where you can get the numerous trekking lodges along the way in the whole journey and basic meals are available in the trekking lodge on this route. The meals are served by our company as per our inclusive way which is included in this  Everest Chola pass trek program. Basically, the foods are provided in the same tea house where you stay overnight and there are no outside foods is allowed according to the rule and regulations of the local community but you can simply take the normal snacks, water and drinking stuffs from outside as you wish which are allowed. In order to complete the Everest Chola pass trek, the food is one of the most important factors that you really need it to hike in the Himalayas. The meal in this trek is very convenient and fresh except meat items, usually, we take our breakfast and dinner at the same lodge where we stay and for the lunch, our trekking guide will be chosen every day at the best place possible along the way,

Food during the trek, you will have full options to select your preferred meals items from the menu which are provided by the local tea houses, the Menu offers verities of ethnic cuisines foods as well as western styles meals including Sherpa stew, Fresh vegetable items, Rara noodles, different soups, handmade bread items, rice items, spaghetti, pizza, eggs, potatoes items, Apple pie, Dal Bhat and various of drinking like Black tea, lemon tea, Hot chocolates, Ginger tea, Milk coffee/tea, green tea, black coffee, Lemon ginger tea are available on menu in this trek. The meals are quite surprising on this trek then other trekking routes Like Annapurna and Langtang regions of Nepal, all are selected items from the menu of the lodge will be fresh, hygienic and tasty. Some places, there are non-veg item meals are available however we do not recommend to take these meat items in the Everest region as they are not hygienic and healthy during the trek. The fresh and healthy meals during the trek like  Dal Bhat, Vegetable items and soups items ( Garlic soup, potato soup, onion soup with the food, ) are recommended which are prepared by the local supplement and do not store as a long period of time to serve it.

Note: The water is available everywhere during Everest Chola pass trek which cost around 2-3 dollars per liter of botels or you can also use the normal tap water for free but water purification pills are required to filter. And we would like you to take a separate proper bottle for hot water reason because cold water cannot be fit every time in the high altitude area and it’s too cold.

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 Base Camp 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 Base Camp 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

Alpine Ramble Treks Crews

Everest Chola pass trek in Everest region; your trek will be escorted by our well trained and experienced certified guide and porter to make your journey the best and comfortable, our years of experiences guide will assist you in every possible way to make your trip worthy and memorable. We also provide one porter to carry your luggage, one porter for 2 trekkers and basically, your luggage should not surpass heavier than 18 kegs. We never overload our porters; we respect them equally and respect everyone’s work as a human being, porters can be provided for each of you if required. Especially, our guides and porters are from the mountains area, we believe in their hard work and dedication, All our crew are very much passionate and hard working persons as well as honest which greatly admired by our thousands of previous clients and appreciated our hard work, this is why, we have now a really good relationship with our previous clients as a good friendship, they would always like to come back and work again with us. However, Our team always ensure that our clients are happy and satisfy with our team and our presentation As we strongly believe that only happy person make his/her client happy so this is the way that our ART family has been believing in since its establishment.

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.

Best Time To Travel

The best time to travel in Everest region, during the dry season (Autumn), which runs from the mid of September to May and pre-monsoon season (Spring) March to May, these months are the absolute time and favorable months for trekking in Nepal Himalayas and Everest region, offers crystal clear view of fresh snowy mountains with the nice temperature and nights are quite cold normally temperature drops to the negative during the nights.

Transportation

We at Alpine Ramble Treks provide free transportation to and from  Airport for our valuable clients; on your arrival, you will be greeted by our airport representative in our traditional way and you will be reassigned to your Hotel.

Similarly, we also provide private vehicles for the Kathmandu valley sightseeing and a small tour of Cities areas.

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