Everest Base Camp Cho La Pass Trek route
Everest Base Camp Cho La Pass Trek starts with an exciting flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. The trail then passes through dense forests, crossing many small villages and streams to take you Namche Bazar. From here, you gradually ascend towards Gokyo village through Phortse, Dole, and Machhermo villages. Further, the trail moves to Everest Base Camp crossing Cho La Pass and hike up to Kala Patthar. You then retrace the path and drop down to Lukla.
Everest Base Camp Cho La Pass Trek map
Everest Base Camp Cho La Pass Trek map is designed to present you with the pictorial views of the route. The map is designed professionally following our Everest Base Camp Cho La Pass Trek itinerary. On the map, you can see all the villages and major highlights around it. It will be easier for you to understand the trail with the help of the map.
Everest Base Camp Cho La Pass Trek difficulty & Altitude Sickness
Everest Base Camp Cho La Pass Trek is a difficult trek that demands previous trekking experience and strong physical fitness. During the trek, you have to cross challenging Cho La Pass and many steep & rugged sections. Likewise, you also have to walk on moraines, glaciers, and snow paths. Therefore, you have to be in good health and shape to go on this trek.
Best time to go on Everest Base Camp Cho La Pass Trek
The best time to go on Everest Base Camp Cho La Pass Trek is from March to April (spring) and October to November (autumn). The stable weather and moderate climate make the journey smooth, therefore these months are preferred by the trekkers. Other months of the year are not an ideal option to go on this trek because the trail will not be safe and views are also not clear.
Accommodation & Meals
You stay overnight in the lodge during Everest Base Camp Cho La Pass Trekking. The lodge here offers simple to luxury facilities. You can choose as per your budget. As the elevation will get higher, the services will also get limited. Rooms come with a double bed and a common washroom generally.
Similarly, meals will be provided as per the menu of the lodge. Three meals a day are included in the package. You can get dishes like rice, veggies, curries, chapati, bread, egg, porridge, pudding, momo, pasta, sandwich, noodles, soup, etc. Tibetan, Nepali, Indian, and Continental cuisines are available most of the time.
Communication & Electricity
You will find internet access during the trek. After Ncell (Nepalese telecommunication company) established 3G mobile broadband on Gorak Shep at 5,200 meters, one can do live feeds from the base camp. However, do remember that the internet connection gets unstable due to bad weather. You can also find WiFi service in almost every lodge, but you have to pay an extra charge for it. Locals here use both solar power and hydropower electricity. You can charge your electric devices, but do know that you might have to extra bucks at some places to charge.
Travel insurance is very important during Everest Base Camp Cho La Pass Trekking. Travel insurance plays a big role in an emergency. While traveling in remote areas, where there are no prompt means of transportation and other infrastructures, travel insurance will keep you safe and sound. Make sure your travel insurance covers things like medical bills, air evacuation, hospital bills, flight cancellation, and property loss & theft.
Guide & Porter
During Everest Base Camp Cho La Pass Trek, you will be guided by experienced and government registered Sherpa guides who have mapped the trail numerous times. Our guides are well-trained and have many years of experience in trekking and climbing in the Himalayas. We are a team of professional active trekkers who know what they are doing. While traveling with us, you will be in safe hands.
While Everest Base Camp Cho La Pass Trekking, we will make sure we are not harming the environment. Our Everest Base Camp Cho La Pass Trek package is well-planned considering eco-friendly and sustainable tourism. To protect and preserve the surrounding, we will collect all our wastage and clean the base camp before returning.