Everest Cho La Pass Trek - 19 Days

  • Duration: 19 Days
  • Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Group: 1 - 25 people
  • Max Altitude: 5,545m
  • Best Time Feb - May, Sep - Dec
  • Pick-up: Private Vehicle


  • Full day sightseeing of World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu with the tour guide.
  • Mountain flight to Lukla from Kathmandu.
  • You walk through the traditional Sherpa settlements.
  • Enjoy the unique culture of Local mountain peoples.
  • Explore the peaceful Gokyo lakes and summit to Gokyo Ri 5,360m.
  • Cross the Cho La Pass 5,368m.
  • Visit the world biggest Ngozumpa glacier and Khumbu icefalls.
  • Reach base camp of Mount Everest.
  • Hike to amazing viewpoint Kala Patthar.
  • Amazing sunrise and sunset view over the Everest range.
  • The stunning mountain scenery of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho-you, Makalu, etc.
  • Explore the largest Buddhist monasteries of Khumbu region.
  • Relax acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar.

About Everest Cho La Pass Trek

Adventure trekking destination Everest Cho La Pass Trek is the most exciting route in Everest region and include to explore the world attraction path Everest base camp, amazing viewpoint Kala Patthar, peaceful Gokyo Lakes valley, and Cho La Pass. This trek combination the all of the experience around Everest area as well as offers close view of world tallest peak Mount Everest 8,848m with surrounding mountains, Khumbu massive glacier & icefalls, awesome natural landscapes, oldest monasteries, unique Sherpa culture, and assortment experiences of Himalayas. Everest Chola Pass trekking also is known as "Everest circuit trek", it is a difficult journey so you have to be good fitness before going this trekking, every year thousands of trekkers come to visit this spectacular Everest base camp via Gokyo Lake and Cho La pass. The Cho La Pass Trek is the heart of Everest region which is incomparable beauty of nature and culture as well as touch mesmerizing hidden valleys of Nepal, you have great opportunity to hike Kala Patthar (black stone hill) and summit Gokyo Ri can make more fantastic this trek.

Everest Base Camp via Gokyo - Chola Pass Trek is an ideal for adventure lovers, and this major difficulty Cho La Pass is situated at 5,420m above the sea level, during the trek, you get to see the world biggest Ngozumpa glacier with magnificent peaks and also observes the mountain lifestyle of local Sherpa and warm hospitality. You follow the path of busy trails of Everest with enjoying the beautiful traditional Sherpa settlements, turquoise glacial lakes, high mountain pass, delightful Dudh Koshi River, a UNESCO World Heritage site Sagarmatha National Park ( valley of flora and fauna), Tibetan Monastery Gompa, and lap of Mount Everest. Prominent testing trekking of Everest zone the Gokyo Everest base camp climbing through the majestic icefalls and massive glaciers of Khumbu region then leads delightful route of this trek where you can feel the fresh air of Himalayan. The whole of this Everest Base Camp trek with Gokyo lake and Chola pass offers majestic mountain scenery of Mount Everest 8848m, Lhotse 8516m, Makalu 8463m, Cho Oyu 8201m, Nuptse 7855m, Pumori 7145m, Ama Dablam 6856m, and many more other peaks.

After Sightseeing of World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu, you being ready to go Everest Cho La Pass trek. Everest Gokyo Cho La Pass Trekking begins from Lukla after 35 mountain flight from Kathmandu then you walk on colourful forests and Dudh Khosi valley to reach Beautiful Namche Bazaar. Spending acclimatization at Namche Bazaar, you follow the route of Gokyo valley and summit Gokyo Ri 5480m for getting to see amazing sunrise and magical peaks of Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyo, etc. Next day, the trail climb to cross Chola Pass 5330 and trek move towards Gorak Shep to explore Everest base camp via Kala Patthar (wonderful viewpoint of Everest region). As well as you can enjoy seeing the nearest view of Mount Everest with massif glacier and icefalls. Likewise, the trail descends to Tyangboche, where you can visit the largest Buddhist monasteries of the Khumbu region and continues to drop down through the lovely villages of Phortse, Manju, and Lukla with enjoying peaceful landscapes. From Lukla, you fly back to Kathmandu and finally, you'll complete this adventure trekking package.

This is Everest Base Camp via Gokyo to Chola Pass Trek Itinerary is perfect to express your adventure in Himalayan Nepal. We, Himalayan Frozen Adventure provide professional trekking guide and friendly porters during this trek, if you are solo trekker, nothing to worry with you join with us! About more information and Everest Cho La Pass Trek cost and maps route feel free to contact us. September to November and March to May best season to go  Everest Base Camp via Gokyo to Chola Pass Trekking. Some of these options for those trekkers who have limited time to explore Everest region, maybe these packages save you budget and time. Everest Base Camp Trek - 10 Days, Everest Gokyo Lake Trek - 10 Days, Everest Base Camp Trek - 16 Days, and Everest Panorama View Trek - 8 Days.

Notices: (Weather in the Himalayan region which may change any at times. (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu) flight a few hours may be late or one, two or more days may be canceled for bad weather reason. This kind of condition we have to waits a long time for Lukla flight. As this can happen either at the start or end of the trek. This kind of problem we also organize helicopter rescue, the helicopter charge will around USD 3400 where includes 4-5 people per flight. We suggest you; if possible (1-2) extra days manage for this trekking).


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When you arrive at Kathmandu International Airport, our airport representative will wait for you at the airport, we will display a Himalayan Frozen Adventure with your group name signboard outside the airport terminal. You'll be then transferred to your respective hotel in our car.
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1,350m
  • Kathmandu
Today your tour guide pick up from the hotel and drive to Sightseeing of World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley. This day you can explore the Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, and Pasupatinath Temple. After your visit, you drive back your hotel and be ready for tomorrow trekking.
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1,350m
  • Kathmandu
After having breakfast, you'll transfer from hotel to airport then take a short scenic 35 minutes mountain flight to Lukla, which is the gateway of Everest trek. Upon arrive at Lukla you meet our friendly crew members. Leaving Lukla behind, the trail goes through the small Sherpa villages and lush forests, then before reaching Phakding, you walk on the bank of beautiful Dudh Koshi River with enjoying green landscapes of this valley. Overnight you stay at Phakding trekking lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,652m
  • Phakding
You follow the Dudh Kosi Valley from Phakding and enter into the World Heritage Sites in Sagarmatha National Park, it offers rare flora and fauna. Likewise, you cross many bridges of glacial Rivers, then walk through the dense forests of pine and Deodar. Again the trail crosses a high bridge over the Dudh Kosi River and after short Gradually ascending through a colourful forest to reach Namche Bazaar (the heart of Khumbu region). You can see magical peaks of Everest, AmaDablam, and exciting natural landscapes. Overnight you stay at Namche trekking lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,440m
  • Namche Bazaar
We make acclimatization at Namche Bazaar for exploring around Namche, traditional Sherpa villages, and wonderful viewpoint Everest View Hotel. This day make your body fitness for high altitude. After having breakfast, you start to hike world highest airport in Syangboche Airport (3700m) and continue climbing to Everest View Hotel for great panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Tawache etc. Similarly, you descend Namche bazaar and stay overnight at the same lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,440m
  • Namche Bazaar
Passing Namche Bazaar, the trail leads you on the eastern edge of the hill and climb stone steep through the juniper with rhododendron forests. You cross the yak grazing meadows to traditional Sherpa settlements before reaching PhortseThanga, where you can awesome Tawoche peak. Overnight you stay at trekking local lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,680m
  • Phorste/Thanga
The trail ascent stone ridge to the wonderful hill, and enjoying mesmerize views of Kangtega and Thamserku then you arrive at Luza. From Luza, you climb above the river to reach a small settlement at Machhermo. It offers amazing landscapes around the Machhermo, you stay overnight at lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,470m
  • Machhermo
After having breakfast, you start ascent through the ridge Chorten then continue to walk on rocky hills and narrow valley of impressive peaks before reaching Pangka. From Pangka, the trail goes along a river and climb through the Ngozumba glacier. After crossing peaceful lakes then you reach Gokyo, where you stay overnight.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,790m
  • Gokyo
Wake up early morning, then you hike the awesome Gokyo RI for getting to see amazing sunrise view over the mountains and magnification peaks of Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and many other mountains. As well as you also get to explore Ngozumba glacier and Khumbu icefalls. After visiting the Gokyo RI, you return to Gokyo. After having breakfast, then the trek leads through the rocky steep with seeing wonderful peaks and natural landscapes. Finally, you reach Thangnak, where stay overnight at trekking local lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,500m
  • Thangnak
We start our trek in the early morning, you have to take some snack because on the way there is not possible to get teahouse. Leaving Gokyo behind, you'll climb by rocky trails to reach Cho La Pass 5,300m. Cho La is a fantastic place of this trek, there you can enjoy with excited surrounded mountain and see the whole valley of Khumbu. Likewise, you walk continues through the snow path, where you have to use ropes and climbing equipment. After walking through the ascent steep to reach Dzongla for stay overnight.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,710m
  • Dzongla
This day is an easy and short walk of this trek. Leaving Dzongla, you cross the technical high pass of Everest region trekking with observing Khumbu glacier and icefalls. The trail ascends through a grassy path while showcasing beautiful views of the Lobuche peak. Further, trekking along a wide river bed, you will reach Lobuche village located at the foot of Lobuche Peak. Where you stay overnight.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,910m
  • Lobuche
Today you are heading toward to base camp of Mount Everest, leaving Lobuche, you follows the yak meadows and climb through the mountain hills to Khumbu glaciers, then reach Gorakshep, where you check overnight lodge. After having lunch at Gorakshep, the trail goes through the rocky steeps and walk along the icefalls with the glacier, then you reach Mount Everest base camp. The base camp offers peacefully surrounded peaks of the Everest, Pumori, Khumbutse, Nuptse, and many more as well as massive glacier and icefall. After exploring amazing landscapes around base camp, the trail descends to Gorekshep, where you stay overnight at trekking lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 5,164m
  • Gorakshep
This day you will touch an amazing viewpoint of this Everest region. You hike early morning to Kala Patthar. Leaving Gorakshep, the trail passes through the rocky steep to reach Kala Patthar. From Kala Patthar, you'll get to see a golden sunrise over the high mountain and spectacular nearest mountains views of Mount Everest, Lhotse face, Nuptse, AmaDablam, Taboche, Cholatse, Lobuche East, Pumori, and many other peaks. After visiting the famous viewpoint of Everest region then the trail drops down to Gorakshep. After having breakfast at Gorakshep, you'll descent through the wonderful natural landscapes to reach Thugla. Finally, crosses the beautiful stream and take a right trail avoiding the trail to Dingboche before reaching Pheriche, where you stay overnight.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,200m
  • Pheriche
After having breakfast, you walk on the peaceful natural route and passes through the traditional villages of Kangtega and Thamserku, then join with amazing Imja Khola valley before reach Phortse. Here you can explore the unique culture of the Sherpa community and enjoy with excited surrounded views. Overnight you stay at Phortse local trekking lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,800m
  • Phortse
Leaving Phortse behind, the trail leads through small Sherpa villages and colourful dense forests, then descend Namche bazaar where you stop for lunch. After lunch, you walk drop down the river and crosses many wood bridges, then short climb and drop down through a lush forest to reach Monjo. Where you stay overnight at Monjo trekking lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,835m
  • Manju
Today is the last hike of this trekking. After having breakfast, the trail descends through Sagarmatha National Park crossing several bridges and streams. You pass by many small villages and dense forests to reach Phakding. From here, you ascend through forested trail and reach Lukla. Today is the last day of the trek, therefore you celebrate with the team before heading back tomorrow. Overnight stay at Lukla Lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,840m
  • Lukla
Wake up early in the morning and have your last breakfast enjoying heart-warming views of the Himalayan landscape. You fly back to Kathmandu. Upon landing at the airport, you move to the hotel. The rest of the day is leisure. You can do whatever you want. Later, in the evening, you will have a farewell dinner with the team members and end your journey in Nepal.
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast/Lunch
  • 1,300m
  • Kathmandu
It is time to fly back home. Our airport representative will drop you at the international airport terminal gate and bid you our last goodbye.


Himalayan Frozen Adventure will fully support your whole trip. Sometimes come these kinds of the problem; Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, and unexpected natural disasters. These conditions we make extra or rest day, which is not available in this itinerary but if you have time then it is possible to make more extra day at trekking. You have to pay a package for extra days.

Cost Details

  • Pickup and drop from Airport – Hotel by private vehicle.
  • Teahouse/Lodges accommodation during the trek.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • All ground transportation is on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu).
  • An experienced, English-speaking, and government-licensed trek leader and for more than 12 trekkers, 1 assistant guide.
  • Seasonal available fresh fruits dessert every evening after dinner.
  • Guide and Porter's costs include their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation.
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion).
  • Himalayan Frozen Adventure bag/duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map are yours to take.
  • Water purification tablets to purify your water during the trek for safe drinking water.
  • Sagarmatha National Park entry permit fee.
  • Supplementary snacks: energy bars, crackers, cookies, etc.
  • Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality fees.
  • All government, local taxes, and official expenses.
  • Nepal entry visa fees (You can obtain a visa quickly upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal). $30 USD for 15 days Visa.
  • Extra accommodation and meals before and after the trek.
  • International airfare.
  • Personal expenses such as shopping, hot and cold drinks, hot shower, hard and soft alcohols, snacks, hot and cold water, Wi-Fi, battery re-charge fee, and extra porter.
  • Travel insurance - insurance has to cover emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation.
  • Personal clothes and trekking equipment.
  • Additional costs, itinerary modifications, or delays caused by out of management control due to the weather condition, illness, change of government policies, strikes, physical condition, etc.
  • Tipping and Gratitude to the guides and staff (Recommended by Nepali culture ).
  • Any other expenses that are not mentioned in the Price "inclusive section" of this program.

Departures & Dates

Himalayan Frozen Adventure is a responsible travel company in Nepal. Our all dates are 100% guaranteed if there no political unrest and natural disaster then. Is there not any error then you can use this date it's better for your trip.  We try our best to ensure this information.


How far from Kathmandu to Everest base camp?
Everest base camp trek starts from Kathmandu Valley and takes scenic 35-minute flight to Lukla airport. From Lukla to Everest base camp and Gokyo Lake Valley then return to Lukla is more than 130 KM distance, which takes 18 days to explore this trip.

Where is the Gokyo Lake and Everest Base Camp?
Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake are located at Khumbu Valley Solukhumbu district and Himalayan Everest region.

How high the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake?
Everest base camp elevation is (5,380m) above the sea level ( from the southern side of Nepal) and (5,200m) ( from the northern side of Tibet). The Gokyo Valley lake elevation is 4,800m above the sea level.

Everest base camp trek and Gokyo Lake is the difficulty?
Yes, the Everest base camp trek and Gokyo Lake is difficulty through Kala Patthar (5,545m) rock way, Everest Base Camp (5,364m), Cho La pass (5,367m), and Gokyo Valley (4,800m). It's the most challenging adventure trekking in Himalayan Nepal. If your health is fit and already has done trek above 3000m then, Everest base camp and Gokyo Lake is not difficult for you.

Is Everest Region permits necessary?
Of course, the TIMS (Trekkers Information management system) permit is necessary to enter the Everest region. The Everest region permits cost.

  • Sagarmatha National Park fees = 3000.00 NPR
  • TIMS permit = 1000.00 NPR

Do I have to take sleeping bags on the trek?
Yes, is necessary to take sleeping bags on the trek because the lodges don't have enough blanket.

How can I respect the culture?
During the trekking, we can get amazing Sherpa culture, there we can see some notice, we have to follow that notice rule and regulation.

Wi-Fi and shower available this trekking?
Yes, most of the place and lodges/teahouse have available but you have to pay extra for Wi-Fi and shower. At the high elevation is not possible to found a shower because the area is surrounded by the glacier.

How many hours I have to walk each day?
For this Everest base camp trek and Gokyo Lake per day maximum of 7 hours and a minimum of 5 hours, you have to walk.

How are the Everest base camp trek and Gokyo Lake weather?
Everest base camp trek via Gokyo Lake is perfect weather in autumn and spring, this clear weather reason there can get amazing Himalayan scenes and fresh weather, where many trekkers choose to enjoy this season for the Everest base camp trek via Gokyo Lake. In the December and January almost be -18C cold at Base camp and Gokyo lake -13C cold, few trekkers only dare to trek these months but in the morning these months also be clear weather.

Is possible to make an extra day on the trek?
Yes, if you have time then the trekking is always flexible, you can easily add.

Without any trek can I do it? 
Yap, many trekkers success without any trek but you have to use 3 - 4 acclimatization days through the trekking. Himalayan Frozen Adventure recommend you before going to the Everest base camp trek via Gokyo lake, you have to need hard training. If any information needs about this Everest base camp trek via Gokyo lake please kindly contact us.

Booking trip can I do cancel?
Yes, you have the option to cancel this trip but there are some certain conditions:

  • If you cancel your trip before 60 days the full amount will be refunded
  • If you cancel your trip before 30 days the 30% amount will be refunded.
  • If you cancel your trip before 1 week the 5% amount will be refunded.

Is it safe for a solo female traveler?
Of course, the solo female traveler is fully safe, Himalayan frozen Adventure is responsible teams, who leading many solo trekkers through the Himalayan and made successfully.

Is it necessary to need travel Insurance for Everest base camp trek via Gokyo Lake?
Of course, Travel Insurance is necessary for this trip, this trek is a high challenge adventure risk. The travel insurance will cover emergency evacuation as Helicopter rescue and the hospital charge. If you fell an accident and Acute mountain sickness then, at this condition, your travel insurance will immediately provide the helicopter. 

Electricity does available on Everest base camp trek via Gokyo Lake?
Yes, electricity is available in the lower region of Everest trek, where you can get to charge your camera and mobile batteries, etc. But high elevation there has a solar system power so it's not enough for the charge. So we suggest you take some extra batteries for this Everest base camp trek via Gokyo Lake.

How to manage drink water through trekking?
The Everest region can get normal free tap water, for this water you have to use purification medicine. bottled water or boiled water also available to buy at lodges and teahouse. Per day you have to drink about 4-6 liters water for your health.

Is possible to pick up me from the airport?
Yes, when you arrive at Kathmandu International Airport, our airport representative will wait for you at the airport, we will display a Himalayan Frozen Adventure with your group name signboard outside the airport terminal. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel in our car.

Can I exchange my money in Nepal?
Of course, You can exchangers your money at the Airport, ATM, and money exchange by a better rate. And you can get enough Nepalese cash for your trek.

What do I have to carry on the trekking?
You have to carry the perfect size trekking bag where you can put your personal belongings item, snacks, sunscreen, water, camera,  gloves, hat, and jacket. Our porter will carry your 20 kg bigger packs.

Is possible to store my extra things in Kathmandu Hotel?
Yes, it's possible to store your extra things in Kathmandu Hotel, We have a safe place to store your luggage.

Can I get an experienced guide?
Of course, we'll provide an experienced guide, who has the deepest information about Himalayan Nepal, and government license holder English speaking guide. Our guide and porter are fully helpful and friendly and make your trip fantastic.


Useful Information

Everest Cho La Pass Trek Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory to have to join an adventurous trip in the Himalayas. It is for your safety. The travel insurance must cover things like illness, medical emergencies, accidents, death, trip cancellation, and loss of personal baggage & items. All costs for Emergency Evacuation must be paid in cash in Nepal unless an insurance company has agreed to pay all the cost on your behalf. Make sure that your travel insurance covers activities in the Himalayas if you are participating in them.

*Note: Foreigners are not allowed to purchase an insurance policy in Nepal. So make sure to purchase good travel insurance in your country, and it is your responsibility to check whether your insurance policy is adequate or not.

Everest Cho La Pass Trek Accommodation

Everest Cho La Pass Trek accommodations are Lodge and Teahouse. Around Kathmandu, we can find a good facility with comfortable accommodation at the Hotel. The Everest Cho La Pass Trek all accommodations are on the twin-shared basic lodge. During the trek, Himalayan frozen Adventure will manage room with attached washrooms. In the teahouse, we have to share the toilet. Single room is available in Kathmandu and the lower elevation trekking region but might be impossible to higher elevations.

Everest Cho La Pass Trek Meals

At the Kathmandu has included only breakfast. During the Everest Cho La Pass Trek, all meals will be provided. In the Everest region, we can enjoy Nepalese food with international cuisine like Tibetan, Continental, Indian, Tibetan, Italian, etc. Through the trek, we have breakfast/lunch at the teahouse and Dinner will be at the lodge. You can choices different kinds of breakfast, lunch, and dinner by the menu. 

Safe to Travel 

Make you safe to travel is our top priority responsibility

During the trek, you will be the best training and experienced guide, who came from the high region of Himalayan. Our guide will carry all necessary paper and essentials equipment with a first aid kit. In case, if our clients come to some emergency problems of mountain sickness and accident then we immediately send a rescue helicopter. Any region of the Himalayan treks will demand good health and fitness, so make healthy your body before joining the trip.

Trekking Guide

We, Himalayan Frozen Adventure provides the deepest knowledge leader through the Himalayan Trekking, who has the ability to face challenges. The Nepal route is an adventure challenge where has different types of risks. During the trekking, you have might some risks like altitude sickness, weather conditions, wildlife attack, and Fear of getting lost. But don't worry, the guide will solve this problem and make you feel safe with a free and delightful trip. The guide has a big role to play in making the journey contextual and excellent. The guide will make your journey pleasant and accompany you in times of danger, who will succeed in winning your heart.

Trekking Porter

The Trekking porter is an adventurous person who will carry 20 to 35 kg of stuff during trekking. When you carry less, you will be able to walk and enjoy the beautiful valley of the Nepal region, which makes our trek meaningful. The porter will safely carry your bag pack. Maybe you will feel hard to carry the bag on a high elevation, so hire a guide is the best option. Those who have the ability to face challenges. A porter does not only carry the bag, who provides entertainment and fantastic throughout the trip. The porter will carry all of your luggage and you can explore the magnification view of mountains.

Last-minute trip booking

The last-minute booking can be difficult for us but we'll accept, whatever reason Himalayan Frozen Adventure has a special provision for a last-minute booking. You have to give full details and 100% percent trip payment before 24 hours, but we can't be responsible for flight, weather, and availability of lodging delay due to changes beyond our control but we try our best. As you can last-minute trip booking directly with us from email ([email protected]), Whatsapp (+977 - 9840396708), and by calling. 

The necessary document you should carry

  • Insurance papers which are depending on the agency
  • Some booking and payment details.
  • passports sized photos
  • TIMS and Permits
  • Passport
  • Visa

Drink water

The Himalayan region can get normal free tap water, for this water you have to use purification medicine. bottled water or boiled water also available to buy at lodges and teahouse. Per day you have to drink about 4-6 liters of water for your health.

Passport & Visa

A passport with at least six months of validity from the return date is mandatorily needed. You can get the Nepalese visa from the Nepalese Embassies or Consulate in your country. You can also get the Nepalese visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Do know that there are few countries that have to apply for the Nepalese visa from their own country. Obtaining your visa is entirely your responsibility.

While booking, make sure to put full and correct passport information so that we can get all the necessary permits, tickets, and pay fees on your behalf. If you do not provide the correct information when you make your booking, we will not be able to make the necessary bookings on your behalf and cannot be held responsible.

Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

AMS or altitude sickness is one of the main risks while traversing in the high altitude. The main region behind getting AMS is when the body doesn't adjust to the lower level, and the result can be deadly. So it is very important to take proper measures on time. Gaining altitude with constant pace and proper acclimatization days will help reduce the chances of getting AMS.

Similarly, you also have to keep yourself hydrated during the trek, therefore, drink enough water and avoid alcoholic drinks as it dehydrates the body. If you are planning to trek in one of the adventurous trails of Nepal then do keep above things in your mind.

Symptoms of altitude sickness

  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Dizziness or light-headedness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Shortness of breath with exertion

Preventive measures

  • Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
  • Keep yourself hydrated
  • Do not drink alcoholic beverages
  • Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
  • Try to spend the night in lower altitude
  • Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
  • Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
  • Do not push yourself

Everest Cho La Pass Trek Best season

The climatic condition of Nepal differs from place to place depending upon geographical regions. One can have warm and hot wear in the terai whereas can observe the chilling arctic-like weather in the Himalayas. Nepal’s weather is influenced by a maritime and continental factor and has four different seasons, Autumn (September to November), followed by Winter (December to February), Spring (March to May), and finally, there is Summer/Monsoon (June to August).

The best time to go on an adventurous journey in the Himalayas is in Spring (March to May) and Autumn (mid-September to November). These are the best times to go on any treks and climbing trips because of stable weather and a moderate climate. There is only one place in Nepal, where you can go trekking in even monsoon (July to mid-September) and that is Upper Dolpo. This region lies in the rain shadow of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges and therefore does not receive rainfall in the monsoon.

Autumn (September To November)

Autumn (September-November) is one of the perfect seasons to trekking with hiking in Himalayan Nepal, so thousands of trekkers choose these months. In fact, September, October, and November months are will be full of excellent atmosphere as well as beauty, enjoys your journey with joy and beauty. The Autumn season provides reference weather with clear magnificent mountains. The temperature is good than another season. September-November is a great time to express your adventure in Himalayan Nepal. It will also be free from natural disasters such as floods and landslides these months. It's the most famous season to goes high altitude area of Himalayan. 

Winter (November To March)

Winter (November-March) is also possible to trek in Himalayan Nepal, the weather condition is stable and the days are clear. December, January and February are the cold months in Nepal. Days temperatures are cool but the nights are much cold. During the winter trek is risk winds and colder temperatures. Above 3,000m altitude being usually snowfall and freezing. If you are looking for wonderful scenery, let choose the lower elevation trek in Nepal.

Spring (March To May)

Spring (March-May) is the second famous trekking season in Himalayan Nepal. March, April, and May is also a great option to mountain climbing and high altitude trek. At spring morning weather condition will be clear, but the afternoon sky covered by the cloud, and sometimes can be rain. You can get to see beautiful flowers like jasmine, pine, and rhododendron with wild flora. During the Spring, lower altitude trek is mildly warm and above 3,000m quite a moderate temperature. This season also best to express your adventure in Nepal.

Summer (June To August)

In the summer season, the trekkers are less crowded in the Himalayan region will be less. June, July and August are the main raining season in Nepal which involves monsoon. Bad weather can hamper travel, maybe some problems during the journey due to heavy rain. Some travelers prefer to travel at this time as this is also not an emergency period. The weather is hot and almost everyday rains. This season is better for the tour to Tibet and in Himalayan Nepal like Mustang, Dolpo region, and Nar-Phu valley because these regions are in the rain-shadow.

Trekking Equipment

Trekking equipment is the essential material used during the trip to the Himalayas, which is used on a daily basis. Without trekking equipment, your trip may be unsuccessful so we request you please follow the list. If you have not time to buy in your country, so don't worry we can help to buy trekking equipment in Kathmandu. Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt.Ltd will make your precious time reference and entertainment.

Trekking Equipment Lists


  • Headlight
  • Sun hat
  • Warm hat and scarf


  • Face wipes and towels
  • Sunscreen +40
  • Sunglass


  • Waterproof & Snowproof Gloves
  • Lightweight gloves

Body clothing

  • Sleeping bag
  • Down jackets
  • Sport hiking t-shirts, preferably quick-drying
  • Fleece jacket and sweaters
  • Poncho and rain jacket
  • Socks preferably cotton –mix
  • Lightweight cotton trekking pants with folding option

Lists of Footwear

  • Water/Snowproof Trekking Boots
  • Socks preferably cotton sports socks but take some extra pairs
  • Crampon (optional)

Essential gear

  • Day Backpack above the 30 L
  • Pack covers
  • Thermos Bottel- hard bottle that can be used for boiled drinking water

Water peals

  • Umbrella / Poncho
  • Walking pole if you need it
  • Thick Sleeping bag
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry soap
  • Antibacterial Gel
  • Toiletries
  • Toothbrush
  • Shampoo

Personal accessories

  • Cell phone
  • Watch
  • Camera
  • Money wallet with Money
  • Padlocks
  • Plastic bag
  • 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

Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt. Ltd porter is available for (2 trekkers a porter) who will carry up to 20 kg at maximum; therefore, keep this in mind before you pack your bags!!!