|Lowest Altitude||Approximately 1350 meters Kathmandu|
|Highest Altitude||Approximately 5545 meters Kalapatthar|
|Activity||Gokyo Everest Base Camp trek|
|Duration||24 days trip, 22 days trek|
|Group Size||Minimum two to Maximum Fifty|
|Best Season||March-May, September-November|
|Cost||$1475 Per Person|
Gokyo Everest base camp trek following footsteps of great mountaineers to embark on cultural gem embellishing the natural beauty that embraces alluring green meadows on hills, cascading waterfalls, captivating rivers, pristine glaciers and series of stunning glacial fresh lakes.
Gokyo Everest base camp trekking passing monasteries, stupas, maniwalls, chhortens and fluttering prayer flags; remarkable chance to perceive eye catching vision of legendary Khumbu icefall on Everest region and panoramic vision of pristine lakes standing on shadow of world highest mountain.
Enjoy the momentum to blur the nature and culture criteria on Gokyo Everest Base Camp trek witnessing the land of Sherpa and exploring pious Buddhist monasteries that perch on Himalayan region furnishing classical Buddhist art, culture, architecture with breathtaking glimpse of sparkling snowy peaks kissed by morning sunlight.
Day One: Arrive in Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel.
Day Two: Drive from Kathmandu to Jiri taking nine hours to begin trek from Jiri to Deurali.
Day Three: Six hours descending trek to Sete from Deurali
Day Four: Continue journey to Junbesi from Sete taking six hours.
Day Five: Enjoy beautiful scene of snowy peaks on six hours walk from Junbesi to Nunthala.
Day Six: Arrive at Buspa from Nunthala wandering on up and down that takes six hours.
Day Seven: Proceed journey to Surkey from Buspa that takes five hours.
Day Eight: Trek from Surkey to Phakding consuming five hours.
Day Nine: Enter gateway to Everest Namche trekking from Phakding that takes five hours.
Day Ten: Rest day at Namche for acclimatization.
Day Eleven: Trek from Namche passing through Khumjung, Sanasa, Mongla villages to reach Dole taking about six hours.
Day Twelve: Trek from Dole to Machhermo that takes about five hours.
Day Thirteen: Indulge on serene environment on trek from Machhermo to Gokyo taking four and half hours.
Day Fourteen: Rest day at Gokyo for acclimatization.
Day Fifteen: Short hike to Gokyo Ri climbing uphill and retrace same route to return Gokyo and continue journey to Thangna for overnight stay that takes about four and half hours.
Day Sixteen: Ascend Chola pass on five and half hours trekking to Dzongla from Thangna.
Day Seventeen: Pass Lobuche village to reach Gorakshep for overnight stay on five hours’ trek from Dzongla.
Day Eighteen: Trek to Everest base camp from Gorakshep and retrace same route to return to Gorakshep that takes six hours
Day Nineteen: Ascend Kalapatthar from Gorakshep and return trek to Pheriche for overnight stay consuming six hours.
Day Twenty: Approximately four hours’ trek from Pheriche to Tyangboche
Day Twenty-One: Trek from Tyangboche to Namche consuming four and half hours.
Day Twenty-Two: Conclude journey on Lukla trekking from Namche that takes six hours.
Day Twenty-Three: Return flight to Kathmandu from Lukla.
Day Twenty-Four: We drive you to airport on the basis of your scheduled flight
Note: We customize itinerary as per your interest to manage your specific requirements.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel.
You will be warmly welcomed by our representative at Tribhuwan International Airport and transferred to hotel by private vehicle.
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Jiri taking nine hours to begin trek from Jiri to Deurali.
We depart Kathmandu for eight hours drive to Jiri on mountain roads passing through Bhaktapur, Banepa, Dhulikhel, Lamasanghu perceiving eye catching glimpse of green hills and snowcapped mountains. Then trek begins from Jiri on gently uphill path to reach Deurali for overnight stay.
Day 03: Six hours descending trek to Sete from Deurali
We leave Deurali walking on steeply downhill trail up to Bhandar then climb uphill to reach Kenja. We arrive at Sete trekking on steeply upward trail enchanting on beautiful scenery of agricultural farm.
Day 04: Continue journey to Junbesi from Sete taking six hours.
We trek on steeply upward path crossing Dagchu, Goyem till we reach Lamjura pass and descend gently down from Lamjura pass to arrive at Junbesi for stunning vision of Everest peak at front and magical view of Lamjura la pass at the back.
Day 05: Enjoy beautiful scene of snowy peaks on six hours walk from Junbesi to Nunthala.
We proceed our journey on slightly upward path to reach Phurtung for first magical vision of Everest and Thamserku, Kantega, Mera peak and many more then we climb steep uphill to cross Takshinda la pass and finally walk down to find ourselves on Nunthala.
Day 06: Arrive at Buspa from Nunthala wandering on up and down that takes six hours.
We cross DudhKoshi river bridge walking gradually down from Nunthala then climb elevated path path up to Khari Khola passing Jubing; small Sherpa and Rai settlements. We arrive at Buspa wandering on vertically zigzag path from Khari Khola.
Day 07: Proceed journey to Surkey from Buspa that takes five hours.
We pass Khari la pass climbing steeply upward path that runs through rhododendron, oak forest. With eye appealing vision of several snow covered mountains we move slightly down to Chaubar and arrive at Surkhey walking steeply downhill from Chaubar.
Day 08: Trek from Surkey to Phakding consuming five hours.
We leave Surkhey following the trail that runs on coast of river then trek gently uphill to Chhiplunyg and we find ourselves at Phakding village for overnight stay wandering on flat and busy route from Chhiplunyg.
Day 09: Enter gateway to Everest Namche trekking from Phakding that takes five hours.
We cross high suspension bridge over DudhKoshi river following the trace on bank of DudhKoshi to reach Monjo; entrance to the Sagarmatha national park. Then, we climb steeply uphill till we reach Namche with magnetic vision of Everest as well as several other mountains.
Day 10: Rest day at Namche for acclimatization.
We proceed our journey moving on elevated path up to Khumjung then we follow ascending trail from Khumjung to reach at Khumbila at the height of 5734 meters. Then our journey leads to Dole for overnight stay wandering on downhill trace.
Day 11: Trek from Namche passing through Khumjung, Sanasa, Mongla villages to reach Dole taking about six hours.
We reach Machhermo leaving Dole climbing steadily upward path consuming about five hours.
Day 12: Trek from Dole to Machhermo that takes about five hours.
We pass through Gokyo valley between Chola pass and Renjala pass trekking along bank of Gokyo lake to arrive at Gokyo for overnight stay. We have magnificent scenery of Chooyu, Gyachungkang mountains on our way to Gokyo.
Day 13: Indulge on serene environment on trek from Machhermo to Gokyo taking four and half hours.
Rest day at Gokyo for acclimatization.
Day 14: Rest day at Gokyo for acclimatization.
Early in the morning with short hike to Gokyori for magical vision of sunrise on top four different mountains, we down trek to Gokyo village to have lunch and after having lunch move to Thangna village for overnight stay.
Day 15: Short hike to GokyoRi climbing uphill and retrace same route to return Gokyo and continue journey to Thangna for overnight stay that takes about four and half hours.
We climb gradually upward to Chola pass; covered most of time with blue ice, then walk steeply down to Dzongla for overnight stay enchanting on rapturous vision of various mountains.
Day 16: Ascend Chola pass on five and half hours trekking to Dzongla from Thangna.
We cross Lobuchekhola wandering on up and down trail consuming five hours to find ourselves at Gorakshep. This route grants breathtaking vision of sparkling snowy peaks of AmaDablam, Nuptse, Lhotse and Everest.
Day 17: Pass Lobuche village to reach Gorakshep for overnight stay on five hours’ trek from Dzongla.
We access Everest Base Camp following the trail that passes the crevasses of Khumbu glacier. After memorable ascend to Everest Base camp we descend to Gorakshep retracing the same route or we can take another higher route for alluring view of Khumbu icefall.
Day 18: Trek to Everest base camp from Gorakshep and retrace same route to return to Gorakshep that takes six hours
We trek on elevated trail to reach Kalapatthar for eye catching view of snowy mountain peaks including Everest standing on the shadow of highest peaks and return to Kalapatthar. After having lunch at Kalapatthar, we walk downhill passing Duglha to settle at Pheriche for overnight stay.
Day 19: Ascend Kalapatthar from Gorakshep and return trek to Pheriche for overnight stay consuming six hours.
We cross Khumbukhola on wooden suspension bridge and follow the path running on coast of Imjakhola to reach Tangboche passing Pangboche village. Tangboche; beautiful village gasping famous monastery on backdrop of snowy peaks.
Day 20: Approximately four hours’ trek from Pheriche to Tyangboche
We proceed our journey moving on steeply downhill trail and cross DudhKoshi to reach PhungiTenga and climb upward from PhungiTenga to arrive at Namche Bazaar; historic trading hub renowned for its homemade yak cheese and butter.
Day 21: Trek from Tyangboche to Namche consuming four and half hours.
We have pleasant trek to Lukla from Namche bazaar via Monjo consuming about six hours.
Day 22: Conclude journey on Lukla trekking from Namche that takes six hours.
Return flight to Kathmandu from Lukla peeping snowy mountains and green scenery from windows of plane.
Day 23: Return flight to Kathmandu from Lukla.
Day 24: We drive you to airport on the basis of your scheduled flight.
We customize itinerary as per your interest to manage your specific requirements.
The Cost Includes:
- Accommodation during the treks in local tea-houses and lodges
Full board meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner and 3 times tea) during the trek
One professional guide and porter for the trek with their meal,
Insurance and flight.
All National Park Entrance fee and TIMS card.
Airfare single way to Lukla -KTM, in a fixed wing aircraft.
Down jacket and sleeping bag if necessary during the trek.
Airport picks up services.
First aid kits for guide and porters
Insurance and equipment for the Nepali staffs.
The Cost Excludes:
- Bar bills (coca cola, mineral water etc.)
Personal Insurance & emergency rescue charges if necessary
Extra porter & transport charges in the event of landslides
Other personal expenses, airport tax, Kathmandu city entrance fee
Personal, medical and evacuation insurance
Laundry, cost raised by re-routing, cancellation, political disturbance etc.
Tips and any other expenses, which are not mentioned above.
Meals and hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (We can arrange your hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per your interest and budget).
To enjoy your trip more you need to be comfort and breathability all day long, for that you need to put emphasis on equipment’s that are necessary. The following list includes items that are necessary which can also be hired.
- Backpack: During your trip you need to be careful to make the weight of your clothing equipment down to minimum. Your packed trek bag, should weigh no more than 15 kilograms (33 pounds.)
- Sleeping Bag: Sleeping bag rated to at least 15-degrees Fahrenheit (Optional/ Sleeping bag is provided by us if necessary)
- Duffel Bag
- Flash Light (Head lamp)
- Sun glass
- Water purifier
- Trekking boots
- Lightweight sandals
- Woolen socks (3 pairs)
While packing your clothes, you need to be careful to not to pack heavy clothes. It’s rather good to go on layers than in bulky clothes.
- Hat (For warmth)
- Lightweight long sleeve trekking shirts
- Long sleeves are good for sun protection. Light weight makes for easy wash material
- Fleece Jacket or pullover
- Underwear (4 pairs)
- Fleece or wool trouser/ Pants
- Gaiters (Optional)
- Thermal Clothing (As per the Season)
- Lightweight rain Jacket
- Warm Gloves or mittens
- Sports bra
- Sun block
- Toilet articles and towel
- Small Knife
- First-aid kit (containing all drugs prescribed to you)
- Batteries backup
Accommodation: You would be accommodated at Nagarjun homestay with facilities of hot water, western toilets, electricity, television, free WIFI during Kathmandu stay. And offered to stay at teahouses with facilities granted by teahouses during trek.
Meal: You would be offered breakfast, Nepali meal at homestay during time at Kathmandu while on trekking you would be provided Nepalese meals three times a day during trek.