Gokyo Everest base camp trek - 16 Nights 17 Days

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Duration: 16 Nights 17 Days
Trekking Route: Lukla Namche Gokyo Ri Chola ABC Kalapathar Tangboche Jorsaly Lukla
Best Time: Sep Nov and March May
Transport: Plane
Minimum Pax: 2
Places Cover: Lukla-Gokyo-Chola-Kalapather-Namche to Lukla

Gokyo Everest base camp trek is one of the best trekking destinations of the world because of pristine freshwater lake system at high altitude Gokyo Lake (4790m) the scenery it offers, isolated monastery, ethnic Sherpa community and the four of the world’s highest mountain Mt.Everest(8848m), Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt.Makalu(8470m)and Mt.Cho Oyu(8210m) are the reason why this route has been one of voted destination by hikers in Khumbu reason.

We high to viewpoint Gokyo Ri (5320m) the only pass Cho la pass(5420m)and the highest elevation Kala Patthar(5545m) are the perfect spots to click postcard views of mountains and the main attraction of whole trekking. Moreover doing Everest base camp from Gokyo helps trekkers to acclimatize slowly and quickly because of the altitude increase slowly and gradually. And it is also the best perspective of exploring Everest from another side. It has been renown among tourist from all over the world because of the hospitality of the people and the scenery provided by nature add more enthusiasm.

OVERVIEW

Gokyo Everest Base Camp Trek starts after an enticing flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Gokyo and Everest Base Camp Trek route head to Gokyo valley via Sherpa market town of Namche Bazar(3440m) our first Acclimatization point before heading for higher elevation. View of Thamserku,cKhangtega, Tawache, Ama Dablam, Cholatse, Cho Oyo, Pumori, especially Mount Everest, and many more mountains are closely visible from the way to Gokyo and Everest Base camp. Gokyo Ri Cho la pass and Kala Patthar offers a 360-degree view of the mountain panorama of a snow peak, Nepal’s Largest glacier Nogozumba Glacier which is 36 km and moraine and tranquil glacial Lake.

We cross the pass of Cho La pass (5420m) and trek to D’zongla and from here we meet famous route to Everest Base camp Trek we adjoin the route following other trekkers to EBC. Following the footstep of the legendary climber to EBC encourage us to explore more about the Everest and enjoy the air from the world’s tallest mountain will heal and refresh our body and mind. After we do Everest base camp hike Kalapathar and descend down to Lukla via Tengboche and Tengboche where there is isolated monastery from more than 500 years which lead to explore more about Religion, culture, and history of the region.

NOTE: You don’t need rippling muscle to do this trek but some previous trekking experience and the love for the mountain and nature is all you need. For more information, we will provide skilled and experienced Guide and Leader for further Information of the Region. Our goal is to promote quality tourist in Nepal in a responsible manner.

Gokyo Everest base camp trek, we listed on our website (1387: US$) Per person for a minimum of 2 people in the Group. If only one person single than the cost will be (175: US$ extra.

We do include, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Necessary trekking -permits, Local transport, Experienced guide, Porters, Salary, Insurance, and hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast service as per our itinerary, we include also domestic plane ticket-Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu.

Sorry: we don’t include in our price list, Nepal visa fee, personal equipment, Lunch, dinner in Kathmandu, your international air ticket and travels insurance.

If you want to hire only guide and porter also available from our agency.

  • 1
    Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m).

    Arrival Kathmandu airport and transfer to the hotel.

  • 2
    Day 2 : Kathmandu-Phakding (2,610m). 3 hours the walking.

    Morning flight to Lukla. The gateway of the Khumbu valley and our trek to Phakding. Stay overnight at lodge.

  • 3
    Day 3 : Phakding-Namche (3,440m). 5 hours the walking.

    We enter the Sagarmatha National park and cross the Dudhkosi river. You climb steeply up to the Namche Bazar Sherpa capital of the Khumbu Everest. Stay overnight at lodge.

  • 4
    Day 4 : Namche-Khumjung via Syangboche view point of Mt Everest.

    After breakfast visit to Namche Museum and high up to Syangboche have a exultant views of world top Mt Everest which is the (8848m) and have greed views of the Amadablam (6,812m), Lhotse (8,516m), Thamserku (6,068m), KusumKhakru (6,808m), Khangtenga (6,681m), and many more views, after you retching to the Khumjung have a Lunch break there after Lunch you may visit the Kunde hospital and School which is the made by Sir Adman Hilary, Stay overnight lodge at Khumjung (3,790m) about 5 hours walking.

  • 5
    Day 5 : Khumjung-Dhole.(4,200m). 6 hours the walking.

    Khumjung-Dhole the trail up to Mongla (4000m.). From here, you can see panoramic views of various mountains. Your trek steeply descends passing through Phortse Tenga and from there, the trail climbs steeply to Dole, through rhododendron and birch forest festooned with hanging mosses and lichens 6 hours walking. Stay overnight at lodge.

  • 6
    Day 6 : Dhole-Machhermo.(4,410m). 4 hours the walking.

    From Dhole you climb steadily along the side of the valley, where small and thorny bushes give way to scrub juniper as the altitude increases. The trail passes many summer settlements. Ahead of you presents majestic views of Cho Oyu, of Kantenga and Thamserku. This is a short day and you will arrive at Machhermo. Stay overnight at lodge.

  • 7
    Day 7 : Machhermo-Gokyo (4,790m). 4 hours the walking.

    After breakfast, you head for the lakes at Gokyo. You follow a very scenic path to Pangka and then descend slightly, following one of the melted-water. Rivers flow down the west side of the Ngozumpa Glacier. You climb a steep rocky incline into the valley by the side of the glacier, passing the first of the holy lakes. You soon arrive at the second of the lakes, crossing the path which heads across the glacier and trek to Gokyog. Stay overnight at lodge.

  • 8
    Day 8 : Climbing to Gokyo Ri (5,320m). 2 hours the walking.

    Today early morning climb up to Gokyo Ri every steep view of the Gokyo valley. From Gokyo Ri have a wonderful view of Mt Everest, Cho-yo, Pumori, Amadablam, Nuptse-Cho-Latse, and many more peaks. After lunch trek to Thaknag. Stay overnight at the lodge.

  • 9
    Day 9 : Thaknag-Via Cho-la pass (5,420m) Pass and trek to Dzongla (4,830m).

    We start early morning, head towards the hardest and adventurous pass of this Everest Three Passes Trek-Cho-la Pass, first of all, we follow gradual ascend towards the top of the Chola Passe through rock steeps before drop down to the bottom of the pass. Cho-la pass is most of the time covered with blue ice giving its trekkers chill feelings. There are some hanging Buddhist prayer flags on the top of the pass, from where we can have tantalizing views of several mountains. After That, the trail gradually descends down all the way to Dzongla 6 hours walking. Stay overnight at lodge.

  • 10
    Day 10 : Dzongla-Via Labuche-Ghorshep (5,140m). 6 hours the walking.

    From Dzongla, firstly we follow the trail heads towards Khumbu Glacier, we can see numerous memorials of people who died on the Everest expeditions. After crossing the glacier, within a few ascends and descends we reach the Lobuche. Lobuche is we'll be known place located along the route of classic Everest Base camp trek. After Lobuche, the trail leads us to reach Gorakshep. The day makes amazing the splendid views of Mt.Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, and many other snow-capped peaks. We arrive Gorakshep. Stay overnight at lodge.

  • 11
    Day 11 : Grokshep-Kalapathar-Pheruche.

    Before breakfast, we make an early morning hike towards Kalapatthar you enjoy with great sunrise views over Mt, Everest (8,848m) Mt. Lhotse (8,516m) Mt. Makalu (8,481m) Mt. Cho yo (8,201m) and many other surrounding mountains. After having a quality time at Kalapatthar we descend down to Gorakshep. After breakfast, we head towards Feruche 6 hours walking. Stay overnight at lodge.

  • 12
    Day 12 : Feruche –Phungi-Thanga.

    Pheruche Phungi Thanga 5 hours walking. Stay overnight at lodge.

  • 13
    Day 13 : Phungi Thanga-Jorsaly.

    From Phungi Thanga 3 hours walking to Namche yours Lunch barks at Namche, then after lunch, 2 hours walking. Stay overnight at Jorsaly lodge.

  • 14
    Day 14 : Jorsaly-Lukla.

    Today is your last trekking day on your trip, 5 hours walking to Lukla. Stay overnight at lodge.

  • 15
    Day 15 : Lukla-Kathmandu.

    From Lukla fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.

  • 16
    Day 16 : Kathmandu.

    Free day at Kathmandu hotel include with bed and breakfast.

  • 17
    Day 17 : Departure.

    After breakfast drive to the Kathmandu airport for your scheduled flight back to the home.

Cost Includes

  • Arrival and departure transport service in Kathmandu.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu with bed and breakfast as per itinerary.
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu domestic plane ticket 360 US$: Per Person and with our trekking guide.
  • A day three times meals-Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the trek.
  • Lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • Everest National park entry permit 3,500: Nepali Rs and 1,000 RS Per person TIMS Card.
  • Pasang Lhamu Village Tax 2000 Rs Nepali Per Person.
  • English- speaking –Government licensed holder trekking guide.
  • Over the 6 Pax group, we will provide you experience mountain Leader, who have best trained Hotel Management (NATHM) Mountain Leader Course, Component 1-2, Navigation Course, Rock climbing Course, Mountain rescue Training and Basic Mountaineering training etc.
  • Guide and porters-Insurance, Salary and they are accommodation during the trek.
  • Company paper working and Government taxes etc.

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • International air ticket, Nepal Visa fee, your travels insurance, medical and emergency case.
  • Personal expenses, bars bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, and any drinks.
  • During the trek, if due to the wither problems or you want to return earlier than scheduled the balance are not refundable, please.
Notes : Payment should be made 35 % of total amount in advance. Full amount must be paid before start your trip. Cancellation should be made 48 hours before departure and 25% cancellation charge is applicable beside Tax, transportation, permits and others fixed expensive. In case of incomplete Trekking / Tour / Rafting / Climbing / Jungles safari / or others days due to the client own problem the amount of money paid not refundable. If clients want to do Trekking / Tour / Rafting / Climbing / Jungles safari / or others tours more than itinerary, they can pay after back from tour with per day basic but should be permission with our Guide.