Ebc Cho la pass trek is a popular trek in the Sagarmatha region. It takes you to a beautiful valley of the Gokyo lake area and ascends steeply to a high pass of this region called Cho La pass (5,420m) from where the trekkers can get simply unmatched views of towering peaks of Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Everest, Mt. Cho oyu and Mt. Lhotse sar peaks above 8000 meters.
Ebc Cho la pass trek start with scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and begin the trekking adventure to villages of Phakding and arriving at Sherpa town called Namche Bazaar. You follow the up and down paths and suspensions of Dudh Koshi river and pass by villages of Dole and Machhermo to arrive at Gokyo valley.
Now you are right in the Everest region. There is a pasture of yaks grazing during summer and alongside the turquoise glacier water-body of Gokyo lake right at the center. You will reach top of the the hill during the Ebc Cho la pass trek called Gokyo Ri which is a small summit on north west ridge and you can see the pristine mountain views of Mountain peaks above 8000 meters.
After seeing the peaks and Ngozumpa glacier and Everest base camp (5360m) you will ascend to a slope and cross the highest pass called Cho La pass which is the connection of Dzongla village in the east and Thagnak in the west. The route is steep and made of loose rock, large boulders and ice but from there the mountain views of Lhotse, Makalu, Lhotse shar, Cho oyu and Everest is simply phenomenal.
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