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Everest Base Camp & Gokyo Trek

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Trip Facts

Price:
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Best Season :
Mar-May and Oct-Nov
Trip Grade:
Challenging
Starting From:
Phakding
End Point:
Lukla
Altitude:
5,545m.
Per Day Hiking:
4-7 Hrs
Accomodation:
Hotel and lodge
Transportation:
Flight, Hiking and Drive
Average Altitude:
4000
Hotel nights:
4
Lodge/Guesthouse nights:
14

Highlights

  • Sightseeing tour to the UNESCO listed heritage sites in Kathmandu
  • 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

Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake Trek is 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 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.

Everest Gokyo Lake trek offers the glorious views of some popular mountains. These spectacular views includes 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.

 Trek Trail

After a day’s 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 lakes, the mesmerizing nature around us keeps our eyes wander from one snow clad mountain peaks to another. The stunning views of glacier and lakes also keep us company throughout the journey.

As we join the Everest base camp trek trail in the end of our climbing journey, we will reach Everest Base Camp. This is a another name for dream come true to be at the base of top of the world. As you hike up to Kalapattar, the stunning views of stunning mountain with sunrise and sunset over it can be treat for the eye. These views let’s  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 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 a right travel companion!

 


Itinerary Overview

Day 1-2
Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu(2days and 2 nights in a hotel ,breakfast included)

Day 3
Fly to Namche (40 minutes)
Trek to Phakding (3-4 hrs trek)

Day 4-16
Trekking (4-7 hrs trek)
Accommodation in a guesthouse
Acclimatization in Namche Bazar

Day 17-19
2days and 2 nights in a hotel ,breakfast included and finally departure day


Detail Itinerary

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

  • Accommodation for nights spent at the hotel in Kathmandu inclusive of breakfast at the hotel.
  • All the road transport along with pick up and drop at the airport upon your arrival and departure.
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing tour inclusive of the entry fees, a travel guide and a private vehicle.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner in the guest houses during the trek.
  • The accommodation in the guest houses will be on twin sharing basis.
  • A guide and a porter to assist you throughout your journey.
  • Flight to and from Lukla (inclusive of all the departure fees and taxes).
  • Permit fees of Sagarmatha National Park.
  • 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.

Service Excludes

Items that are not covered in the cost of trip price.

  • Nepal Entry visa fees.
  • Meals during the stay in any cities
  • 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

Essential Infos

Regarding your arrival
As you arrive at the airport in Kathmandu, you will have to pay the Visa charges to enter in to Nepal. Two passport size photos are necessary for this purpose.

Your guide will be there at the airport to pick you up and escort you to the hotel for check in. After a bit of refreshment, your guide will explain your itinerary and your plan ahead.

Accommodation
We offer you the best accommodations possible. The rooms will be clean, comfortable and homely. In Kathmandu, you will stay at a hotel with deluxe rooms. During the trek, you will stay at the best guesthouses or lodges. Generally, accommodation during the trek in guesthouses are on sharing basis. However, the rooms are clean, comfortable and the warm welcome of the people in the guesthouses will make you feel greeted and homely.

Meals and Drinking water facility
The meals during the trek are included in the package that we offer. The meals include breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek. Other snacks and personal preference items are not included in our package.

Currency Exchange
If you want to exchange your currency with the Nepalese currency, you can exchange it at the counters in airport. It is reliable when you exchange the currency through banks or other certified money exchangers. You can find the exchange rate for the day in website of Nepal Rastra Bank.

Travel Insurance
Travel Insurance is highly recommended as it is for your own safety and security. Our package doesn’t include the cost of travel insurance. You are responsible for your travel insurance.

Import and Export during the travel
You can import some duty free items prescribed by the Custom Act in Nepal. You can bring a 1.15ml bottle of distilled liquor, 200 cigarettes and 50 cigars. You can also bring laptop, video camera, binoculars and other portable items that are essential for you. In case of export, it is prohibited to carry the paintings, manuscripts or other things of cultural importance which carries over 100 years of history. In case you purchase any kind of statues of paintings, you need to verify it at the Department of Archaeology before export.

High altitude sickness
Many people suffer from high altitude sickness while they opt out for trekking in high altitude regions. There might be various causes for high altitude sickness. It may be due to lack of your body endurance or due to lack of proper acclimatization and many more, Therefore, one needs to be alert about the possible risks. Himal Eco Treks (HET) team always carries a first aid tool with them in case of emergencies. However, it is recommended for you to keep the knowledge of high altitude sickness.


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