Gokyo Chola pass Trek

Gokyo Lake Trekking is a trek to Gokyo Ri mountain and Gokyo lake located in the same mountain which includes high altitude trekking and sightseeing of Ice falls in Khumbu Glacier.

Trip Highlight

  • Trip Start: Kathmandu
  • Trip Ends: Kathmandu
  • Best season:april,may,june & august,september,octember
  • Destination: Gokyo lake {Everest region}
  • Trip Style: Lodge to Lodge Trekking
  • Activity: Sightseeing and High Altitude Trekking
  • Max. Altitude:
    5,555 m /18220.4 f
  • Activity Per Day: Approximately 5/6 hrs walking per day
  • Trip Category: Everest Region
  • Sightseeing in Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Swayambhunath ( Monkey Temple), Pashupatinath (a major Hindu shrine) and the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Bouddhanath
  • Adventure flight to and from Lukla
  • Visiting Gokyo Lake and valley Crossing over the Chola Pass at 5,300m
  • Massive views of Khumbu Ice fall
  • Climbing up to Gokyo peak and Kalapattar
  • Chance to explore tibetan culture
  • walking on the Khumbu glacier
  • Visiting Tengboche Monastery

“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.”

Gokyo Lakes Trek is a conventional trekking trail in the Everest locale that mixes in the characteristic magnificence, enterprise, and assorted qualities. Have the perspective of the superb perspective of the tallest Everest and scores of other of all shapes and sizes Himalayas, the biggest ice mass in the Nepalese Himalayas and the assortment of verdure other than the remarkably refined settlements in the area. Join our Gokyo Lakes Trek to go around the superb turquoise water lakes and diverse side of the Himalayas not seen from the Everest Base Camp with frosty waterways which convey religious and social importance for local people and structures the wellspring of forceful and exuberant Sapta Koshi River, the greatest stream in Nepal.    

Our 17 days Gokyo Valley Trek takes you to the less famous yet more delightful district which is regular, environmental and religious significance to local people and guests alike. The trip starts with the investigation of the antiquated, social and chronicled legacies of Kathmandu valley including the Newari culture, custom and way of life that has been in presence since ages. From that point onward, the flight of around 35 minutes takes you to the delightful Lukla Airport.

Taking after the organization of the powerful Dudh Koshi River and getting a charge out of the perspective of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam and different pinnacles that ignores our trekking trail, we trek through a few towns and the botanical, faunal assorted qualities of Sagarmatha National Park to achieve the humming city of Namche Bazaar. A while later we go up against the less voyaged ways we meander on the trail through settlements of Dole and Machhermo before the excellent Gokyo valley invites us. After waking up in the Gokyo valley, one of the most noteworthy places on the planet, we climb up the Gokyo-Ri for an incredible view of the amazing Ngozumba icy mass with a panoramic display of Gokyo Lakes. Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Lhotse (8,511m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,153m) and Mt. Makalu (8,463m) are the five most astounding mountains seen from here.

From Gokyo, we shall now head onward to Gorakshep via Lobuche by crossing the formidable Chola Pass. We shall explore the Everest Base Camp and move further towards Pheriche while visiting the Kalapathar. Lastly, we make our attempt back to Namche via Pangboche and Tengboche. As we retrace our steps from Namche Bazaar, we comfortable trek to Lukla through Buddhist walkways with prayer wheels and suspension bridges decorated with banners and other social images. Upon reaching Lukla, we shall take a flight back to Kathmandu the next morning.

Gokyo Valley Trek gives the ideal setting to trekking similarly your heart needs. Also the months of September to December and March to May fall in as the best seasons for this trekking. Join Three Diamond Adventure team for a professionally designed itinerary with a proficient and characteristic assistance which considers acclimatization as one a vital factor during the trek. We ensure that you get the best out of the trekking background in the locale with solace and security.

Trekking Gear and Best Season

 Above 3000m the weather at night will be freezing cold. we recommend to bring down jacket,sleeping bag(thermal liner make it extra toasty), fleece jacket, thermal underwear, pairs of long paints,3 synthetic t-shert,footwear Trekking boot, trekking socks, rain coat,wollen hat,globes,sun lotion, polarized sunglasses, travel towel, tissue paper, lip bam,camera,back up for mobile and sandal for evening  walk.

You will need first aid kit including medicine like,Diamox (for any symptoms of headaches, dinginess, loss of appetite) diarrhea, antibiotics, bandage for blister, use a lot of water and be vegetarian is best way to survive in mountain.  Best season to do Everest kalapathar or EBC is from March to May and September to December. Even from May to September it will be monsoon time possibly rainy. From December to March to the weather reach below zero but you will see amazing views of Mount Everest. Even in off season there are few trekkers in mountain.

Trekking guide and potter

The government of Nepal considers hiring guide or potter above 3000m height. Government have every year providing special training for guide how to be safe on high mountain from altitude sickness, how to use first aid Medical kit in emergency, how to safe life of injured trekkers life in high mountain. Trekking guide has many advantages to High Mountain they will explain about nature, culture, customs, flora and fauna. Every year we heard news trekkers are disappeared in mountain because of lonely trekkers. Before booking your trip insure that your company is register at “Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal’’ (TAAN) www.taan.org.np.

Accommodation and Trekking Permit

 Mountain every places it will difficult to find luxurious hotel that why we will provide accommodation according availability of local place sometimes they will offer wooden house rooftop is covered with tin.    Everest Region can reach by land from Kathmandu to Jiri and 3 days walk to reach lukla.From Kathmandu to lukla 30 minute flight also available Entry permit of Sagarmatha national park permit are necessary before starting your trek which will available at Bhrikutimandap in Nepal tourism Board. Trekking or Agencies of Kathmandu are also authorized to issue permit from government. Join with Three diamond Adventure to make your holiday unforgettable in Nepal.



Day 01

Arrive in Kathmandu (1300m) Transfer to the Hotel


Day 02

Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek Preparation


Day 03

Fly to Lukla (2,800m) from Kathmandu and Trek to Phakding (2,652m)


Day 04

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440)


Day 05

Explore Namche Bazaar and Acclimatization


Day 06

Trek from NamcheBazzar to Thame-(4,110m) 5 hours


Day 07

Trek from Thema to lumde (4,470 m)4 hours


Day 08

Trek from Lumde to Gokyo (4800m)4 -5 hours


Day 09

Explore Gokyo Valley and Acclimatization 


Day 10

Hike to Gokyo RI (5357m) and trek to Thaknak (4750m)4-5 hours


Day 11

Trek from Thaknak via Cho-la Pass (5367m) to Lobuche (4940m)5-6 hours


Day 12

Trek from Lobuche to GorakShep [5170m] and Explore Everest Base Camp [5364m]4-5 hours


Day 13

Experience Kala Patthar (5554m) and trek to Pheriche [4280] 5-6 hours


Day 14

Trek from Pheriche via Pangboche and Tengboche to Namche bazaar 4-5 hours


Day 15

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla 4-5 hours


Day 16

Fly back to Kathmandu


Day 17

Final Departure to your port of Destination


  • Pick up,drop & departure to airpot  on a private vehicle
  • Round trip flight from Kathmandu – Lukla– Kathmandu include pick up & drop.
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in a Three Start Hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu around Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath &Patan Durbar Square.
  • One qualified, well-informed and experienced English speaking trekking guide (6 trekkers= 1 guide) and porters (2 trekkers= 1 porter)
  • Full course meals of breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek
  • Sleeping bag for use during the trekFirst aid medical kit
  • TIMS, National Park Permits
  • All government taxes


  • International flight cost
  • Nepal visa arrangement
  • Travel Insurance
  • Extra nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu in the case of changes made to the itinerary due to early arrival/delayed departure or an early return from the mountain
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal equipment’s & clothing’s
  • Tips for fellow guides & porters

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Glacier lake

Review wrote by Pedro Juan Rodriguez Vasquez , United States
03 March 2014

This was first time in Nepal Three Diamond adventure RP was my trekking guide I have got magical Adventure at Everest Base camp & Glacier lake{Gokyo Lake} I appreciate Rp his dedication and his explain about Everest Region.

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