EBC-Chola Pass Trekking Itinerary

Day 01Arrival and transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu

upon arrival at Kathmandu airport, Our airport representative will meet you and coordinate transfer to Hotel. Rest of the time is free

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
Day 02Kathmandu Guided Sightseeing tour

After breakfast we will start Kathmandu Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square- Pashupatinath Temple (the oldest and biggest Shiva Temple in South Asia), Buddhanath Stupa (the holy place for Tibetan Buddhism). Overnight hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
Day 03Kathmandu-Lukla 30min flight 2780m. Trek to Phakding 4hrs.2620m.

Morning fly to Lukla and begins the trek through the Tamang and Sherpa village. Lukla is mostly inhabited by Sherpa tribes. The trail goes gradually flat to Phakding. 

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Phakding
  • Altitude: 2620m
Day 04Phakding-Namche Bazaar 5hrs.(3440m).

You are approaching to the Himalaya closely. Viewing all mountain and pine forest and following the yak take you to Namche Bazar. On the way you will have the first encounter of Mt. Everest, Amadablem, Themserku and many more.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Namche Bazaar
  • Altitude: 3440m
Day 05Rest day in Namche for acclimatization

Optional hike to (Everest view hotel in Syangboche) or Khumjung Monastery This monastery is famous for Yeti Skull, Everest view Hotel, Hillary School and its surroundings. 

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Namche Bazaar
  • Altitude: 3440m
Day 06Namche trek to Tengboche 5hrs. 3680m.

Trek begins very easily first part then trail goes downhill to Phunki Tanga on the river side. From here the Bouddhism was introduce into the Khumbu valley. Then ascend about 800m to Tengboche through the pine forest.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Tengboche
  • Altitude: 3680m
Day 07Tengboche trek to Dingboche 5hrs. 4400m.

Tengboche is the best place to view Mount Everest, Amadablam and Thanserku in the back. Tengboche monastery is another attraction of the tourist so GAT staffs take you there in the morning to participate for Puja and descend through the Rhododendron forest. 

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Dingboche
  • Altitude: 4400m
Day 08Dingboche Trek to Lobuche 6hrs 4900m.

 As we are walking in high altitude area so we are trekking like a slog. When we cross the small river in Dhukla the path goes steep up to Lobuche. You visit Chorten, Mane stone and all panoramic view of above eight thousand meters mountain.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Lobuche
  • Altitude: 4900m
Day 09Lobuche-Gorakshep 3/4hrs. 5110m.

You are on the lap of the Himalayan range. Gorakshep is the initial base camp of Everest. Until 1950s climber set their camp at this place. Optional hiked up to Everest base camp after the lunch and back to lodge.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Gorakshep
  • Altitude: 5110m
Day 10Gorakshep trek to Kala patthar 2hrs. 5545m. and trek to Dzongla 4hrs.

This is the memorable day of your trek in your life time due to the Sun rise from Kala patthar on the Everest and its neighbors. Experience the Khumbu Ice falls and listen the noise from the silent. Trek back to lodge and down to Dzongla 4830m.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Kala patthar
  • Altitude: 5545m
Day 11Dzongla trek to Chola Pass (5416m)-Dragnag. 7hrs.

After early breakfast we begins your trek through the ice-cold path to top of the Chola Top 5416m. Surrounded by all Himalaya and see the glacier and long way descent to Dragnak. 

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Chola Pass
  • Altitude: 5416m
Day 12Dragnag trek to Gokyo Lake 4700m. 4hrs.

Trek down to the hill and cross the Ngozumba Glacier and meet the classical trail to Gokyo lake and keep walking for an about one hrs and reach Gokyo lake. 

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Gokyo Lake
  • Altitude: 4700m
Day 13Exploration Gokyo lake trek to Machhermo 3 hrs.

This is a exploration day for your Goryo-Ri 5410m for the great view of Himalaya from Makalu to Cho-yuo (east to North range). It is a steep uphill to go Gokyo- Ri but pricy to reach the top. Back to Lodge and trek to Machhermo for 3 more hours.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Machhermo
Day 14Machhermo trek to Namche Bazaar 7 hrs.

Today you are walking down through the pine and Rhododendron forest and you may encounter several Musk deer, Mountain goat, Himalayan chicken and Pheasant. In another side of you trek see the great view of Ama Dablam and Themserku Mountain. Passing Dole, Maha danda and Khumjung and reach

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Namche Bazaar
  • Altitude: 3440m
Day 15Namche trek to Lukla 7hrs.

Trek through the Sherpa village beside the Dudh Koshi and visiting the monastery and Mani wall arrived to Lukla for your final trek. 

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Lukla
Day 16Flight back to Kathmandu.

Most of the flight leaves from Kathmandu- lukla- Kathmandu in the morning which is just half an hour. Arrivals and transfer to Hotel, Evening farewell dinner.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
Day 17Final Departure

After having healthy breakfast, we transfer to KTM International Airport for your on ward flight.

  • Meals: Breakfast