Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lakes

Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lakes journey is an adventure package in the Khumbu region, which connects the spectacular Gokyo Valley with the Everest Base Camp crossing the thrilling Cho La Pass. It is one of the challenging and technical pass among the three high passes in this region. Apparently the journey passes through the wonderful sights of the Everest region mountains, stunning Sherpa culture and religious sights, monasteries, different tiny settlements, River and the forests of rhododendron and birch.

Beginning from Lukla, you trek to Phakding and to Namche Bazaar. Spending an exploration and acclimatization day, you trek further to Dole, Machhermo and to Gokyo Valley. The scene of the pristine glacial blue Lake, hidden valley and a hike to Gokyo RI is awesome. The challenging cross to the Cho La pass leads you to Dzongla, the trekking continues to the Gorakshep, Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar. It is the heart and the base of the highest peak of the world. The views of the Gokyo Lake, Everest five Lakes, Gokyo RI, Ngozumba glacier, Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Thamserku and other peaks are stunning. During the descending to Namche Bazaar and Lukla, you can explore the famous Tengboche Monastery. It is a cultural centre in this region.

Family Holidays P. Ltd organizes adventure trips in the Everest and other Himalayan ranges in Nepal. For such extra adventurous trip, you have to be physically fit and need to have adventure ethos.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01 :International Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m).

Day 02 :Kathmandu Sightseeing.

Day 03 :Kathmandu - Lukla (2800m) - Phakding (2652 m).

Day 04 :Phakding - Namche Bazaar (3440m).

Day 05 :Namche Bazaar Acclimatization.

Day 06 :Namche Bazaar – Dole (4110m).

Day 07 :Dole – Machhermo (4470m).

Day 08 :Machherma - Gokyo (4800m).

Day 09 :Gokyo Valley Acclimatization.

Day 10 :Hike - Gokyo RI (5357m) - Thaknak (4750m).

Day 11 :Thangnak - Cho-la Pass (5367m) - Dzongla (4830m).

Day 12 :Dzongla to Lobuche (4940m).

Day 13 :Lobuche - Gorak Shep (5170 m) - Everest Base Camp (5364 m) - Gorak Shep.

Day 14 :Gorak Shep - Kala Patthar - Pheriche (4280m).

Day 15 :Pheriche - Namche Bazaar (3440m).

Day 16 :Namche Bazaar – Lukla.

Day 17 :Fly Back to Kathmandu

Day 18 :Final Departure.

Cost Include

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • 3 nights in Hotel Family Home in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • 14 nights in standard guest house/lodges in mountain
  • Farewell dinner
  • All accommodation and meals during the trek
  • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide and entrance fees
  • Domestic flights and airport departure taxes
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), assistant trek leader (10 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS )

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Extra night accommodation/s in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu(and also in the case you return early from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters

Fact of Trip

Duration: 18 Day(s)

Trip Grade: Moderate

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