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Everest Base Camp & Gokyo Trek

Everest Base Camp & Gokyo Trek

Duration: 19 Days
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Everest Base Camp & Gokyo Trek
Everest Base Camp & Gokyo Trek
Everest Base Camp & Gokyo Trek
Everest Base Camp & Gokyo Trek
Everest Base Camp & Gokyo Trek

Trip Facts

19 Days

Trip Duration

All

Best Season

Phakding

Starting From

Lukla

End Point

Flight, Hiking and Drive

Transportation

Highlights

  • Sightseeing tour to the UNESCO listed heritage sites in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur

  • Stimulating flight to Lukla

  • Hustle and bustle of Sherpa people, traders and dzopkyo in Namche bazzar

  • Spirituality that resides in the Buddhist monastery – Tengboche monastery

  • Spell bounding beauty of azure Gokyo Lakes

  • Gokyo Ri and Everest Base Camp

  • Breath-taking views of mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Pumori, Mt.

  • Ama Dablam and Island peak from Kalapattar

  • Mountainous lifestyle and Buddhist culture

Overview

Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake Trek offer the glorious views of some popular mountains. These spectacular views include the Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu. The mountain views are clearly visible from Gokyo Ri above Gokyo Lake. The tremendous ice ridge between Cho Oyu and Gyachung and Ngozumpa glacier are the remarkable highlights of this trek.

Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Ri Trek is a beautiful journey filled with the liveliness of high mountain and glacier lakes. Find yourself lost in the lust of white glittering mountains with a perfect blend of turquoise-colored lakes. First of all experience the thrill of crossing the challenging Cho La Pass. Also, get the spectacular views of the Khumbu glacier valley and Gokyo lakes. Most of all Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake Trek will take you to the serene and remote Khumbu valley. Experience the splendor of azure Gokyo Lakes in between the sky dominating high mountains. As well as the combination of the high mountain dominating the bright blue Gokyo Lake is fascinating.

After sightseeing tour in the UNESCO listed heritage sites in Kathmandu. We start our Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake Trek with an exciting flight to Lukla. The flight is followed by a walk through various Sherpa villages like Namche, Khumjung, and Machhermo. These walks take us all the way up to Gokyo Lakes.  As we reach the Gokyo lake, the mesmerizing nature around us keeps our eyes wander from one snow-clad mountain peaks to another. The stunning views of glaciers and lakes also keep us company throughout the journey.

As we join the Everest base camp trek trail at the end of our climbing journey, we will reach Everest Base Camp. This is another name for dream come true to be at the base of the top of the world. As you hike up to Kala Pattar, the stunning views of the stunning mountains with sunrise and sunset over it can be treated for the eye. These views let you know the real beauty of Mother Nature.

Besides, Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake Trek is an opportunity to connect yourself with the Sherpa people. Their unique lifestyle, culture, and tradition is a part of this journey that will make you feel welcomed and lively.  The Tengboche monastery is a spiritual hub in the Khumbu region that will help you lift up your spirituality. So, come be a part of this beautiful journey with Himal Eco Treks. There is nothing special about a journey until traveled with the right travel companion!

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Itinerary Overview

  • Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport :

    You will be welcomed by us at the airport and transferred to the hotel for check in. Enjoy your time at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Day 02: Sightseeing tour and trek preparation :

    Early in the morning, your guide will pick you up at the hotel for the sightseeing tour. Enjoy the historical and cultural aspect of Nepal in Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath stupa, Pashupatinath and Boudhanath stupa. Today’s day is set aside for any last minute preparation for your trek if necessary.

  • Day 03: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding(2610m) :

    Today, we initiate our trekking journey with an absolutely amazing flight to Lukla. Endure the awesomeness of being parallel to sky dominating peaks with a wonderful landscape beneath! As we arrive Lukla, we make our way along the Dudhkoshi river to Phakding via Cheplung village. Overnight halt at a guesthouse in Phakding.

  • Day 04: Trek to Namche(3440m) :

    Today, we head to one of the happening towns in the Everest region – Namche Bazaar. At first we pass village of Jorsale and enter the Sagarmatha National park. The backdrop of the beautiful mountains in Everest region, mani stone and carved walls with prayers, everything during our trek is simply outstanding. You will pass some not so pleasing trail on the way, however, the unique flora and fauna along with the excitement of crossing long suspension bridge in the way will keep you alive. Overnight stay at Namche.

  • Day 05: Acclimatization in Namche(3438m) :

    Today, we spend our day in Namche itself as this day is set aside for acclimatization. Marching forward without proper acclimatization may lead to altitude sickness. Therefore, today, we wander around the joyful village of Namche and hike up to Everest View Hotel with Synagboche Arport on the way. The views of the mountains from Everest View Hotel is fabulous. You can enjoy your sip of tea or coffee enjoying the awesome views of mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Tawache, Mt. Thamserku, etc. The museum and photo gallery on our way back is also another attraction of the day. Overnight stay at Namche.

  • Day 06: Trek to Dole(4040m) :

    Today, we walk an easy path up to Kyangjuma. From this point, climb up steeply. Though the steep path is tiresome, the lush rhododendron and juniper forest that we cross along the way makes our journey worth it. As we move forward, we come across various high pastures and settlements. The yak grazing and the lifestyle of Sherpa people is something you will enjoy throughout. Not to forget, the awesome views of mountains throughout your way. Overnight halt at Dole.

  • Day 07: Trek to Macchermo(4400m) :

    Today, we climb up steep through juniper forest to Macchermo. Macchermo has its own importance. It is said that in 1974, Yeti had killed three yaks and attacked a woman at this place. Overnight at a guesthouse in Macchermo.

  • Day 08: Trek to Gokyo lakes(5000m) :

    Today, we climb up a ridge for the excellent views of the nature ahead of you and beneath you. The glorious view of the valley that you left behind and the fantastic view above towards Cho-yu. We walk through the ravine of Chola Pass and Renjala pass to Gokyo Lake. On our left we will find the glorious Ngazumpa glacier. After a few hours walk, we reach Gokyo village which would be ours halting destination for the night.

  • Day 09: Hike to Gokyo Ri(5357m) :

    Today’s morning is a special morning of our entire trek as we wake up and hike up to Gokyo Ri to admire the sunrise above the mountains with the beautiful view of azure mountains and beautiful valley. The views of mountains like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Thamserku and Kusum Kangaroo is spell bounding. In the evening, we walk down to Gokyo village for overnight halt.

  • Day 10: Gokyo Lake to Dragnak(4700m) :

    Today, we head towards Dragnak, the foot of the Chola Pass. Overnight halt at a guesthouse in Dragnak.

  • Day 11: Trek to Dzongla(15, 939 ft) :

    Today we trail climbs uphill until we cross Chola Pass, Our trail climb up up to Chola Pass Base camp up to which the trail is comparatively easy, But as we climb up the rocky path, we will find our way tougher than ever. However, the views of the mountains from the pass is worth the toughness. From the highest point, we drop down to the village of Dzongla. Overnight stay at a guesthouse in Dzongla.

  • Day 12: Trek to Lobuche(4940m) :

    Today we walk from Dzongla to Lobuche. Our trail today is comparatively easy. Our trail continues along the moraine of glacier with the views of Kalapattar and Mt. Pumori. Overnight halt at a guesthouse in Lobuche.

  • Day 13: Trek to Everest Base Camp(5364m) :

    Today, we head to our ultimate destination – The Everest Base Camp. We march slowly from Lobuche to Evereat Base Camp via Goreshep. We can see some colourful prayer flags and stones piled up as we reach the Everest Base Camp. The moment in Everest Base camp can be one of the best feeling you have ever had and you will ever have. Rejoice your time in the Base Camp. Overnight halt near the Everest Base Camp.

  • Day 14: Hike to Kalapattar(5545m) :

    Today is yet another beautiful day that you will rejoice for ever and ever. We hike up to Kalapattar for the close up views of the mountains in the Everest region. The golden rays of the sun glittering in the White Mountain snow, you would surely wish for the time to freeze there, at that moment. The awesome views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Amadablam and many more standing tall one after the other, you couldn’t have asked for anything more. Overnight stay at the Everest Base Camp.

  • Day 15: Trek to Namche Bazaar(3440m) :

    Today, we start our journey back from the top of the world. We walk down to Namche Bazaar. Overnight at a guesthouse in Namche Bazaar.

  • Day 16: Trek to Lukla :

    Today, we stroll down to Lukla. Overnight at a guesthouse.

  • Day 17: Fly back to Kathmandu :

    Today, we head back to the capital city – Kathmandu, the place from where we started our journey. Overnight in the hotel.

  • Day 18: Leisure day in Kathmandu :

    Today is your leisure day in Kathmandu. You can either rest or stroll across the valley for shopping or anything else as per your preference. Overnight in the hotel.

  • Day 19: Departure Day :

    Finally, it is time for us to bid you a goodbye. Your guide will escort you to the airport before your scheduled flight for your journey ahead.

Service Includes

  • All the road transport along with pick up and drop at the airport upon your arrival and departure.

  • Accommodation for 4 nights spent at the hotel in Kathmandu inclusive of breakfast at the hotel.

  • Sightseeing tour inclusive of the entry fees, a travel guide and a private vehicle. ( Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur world heritage sites )

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner in the guest houses during the trek. ( full board meal )

  • The accommodation in the guest houses and lodged will be on twin sharing basis.

  • A guide and a porter to assist you throughout your journey.

  • All Permit fees of Sagarmatha National Park.

  • Flight to and from Lukla (inclusive of all the departure fees and taxes).

  • Fees to be paid for Trekkers Information Management System - TIMS. (Note : You are required to bring two passport size photo for this purpose).

  • All other government fees and taxes.

  • First aid safety kit with basic medicines essential by Himal Eco Treks

Service Excludes

  • Nepal Entry visa fees. ( on arrival visa )

  • All meals during the stay in any cities without breakfast

  • International airfare

  • Snacks, soft drink during the trek.

  • Personal trekking equipment are not provided by HET.

  • Tips to the guide, porter, driver or any other trekking staff

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