Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Trek - 16 Days

Duration: 16 Days   |   Based on 1 Review
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Style: Lodge to Lodge Trek
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge to Lodge
  • Group Size: 2+
  • Max Altitude: 5420m

If you have the time and money to extend your Everest Base Camp Trek, do it! The scenery on the Gokyo portion of this package is unbelievable. It is a dream for many trekkers to hike the Everest Base Camp trail, but few even know about the glorious Gokyo Lakes trek or the astonishing view from Gokyo Ri. For many, the moment of reaching the base of the world’s highest mountain is the highlight. For those taking the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Trek, there is much more in store.

Our journey begins like most in the area, with a thrilling plane ride to Lukla – the gateway to the Khumbu region. Hike up through Sherpa villages until Namche Bazaar. Sherpas have lived in the Khumbu region for generations and are widely known for their capability of climbing at high altitudes. Find great joy in spending time with the locals and understanding their style of living, as they share their stories and hospitality with you.

Day after day of ascending through ever-changing landscapes takes us to Everest Base Camp (5,340 meters), where the infamous Khumbu Icefall is seen, along with a scattered village of tents – mountaineers preparing for their ascent to the mighty summit of Everest. The next highlight of the adventure comes soon after. The following day, we climb to the top of Kala Patthar (5,545 meters). Here, you get what just might be the best view of Mount Everest. Savour the 360-degree panoramic view of the tallest peaks in the world: Nuptse, Lhotse, Everest, and more.

Still, there is more amazement to be had. Near Nepal’s largest glacier, Ngozumpa Glacier lies a small village called Gokyo village. This tiny settlement sits adjacent to five spellbinding emerald-green lakes. They are so stunning that they are deemed sacred by both Hindus and Buddhists. Either that night or the following morning, hike up to Gokyo Ri (5,360 meters) for yet another mind-boggling Himalayan view. Look down and out at lakes, glaciers, mountain peaks, and villages – mere specks from this height.

The Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Trek is a natural masterpieces. The landscape is surreal and trekkers feel as if they are living a dream while hiking through the grand scenery, characterized by expansive glaciers and colossal masses of rock and ice. Join us in this special adventure!

You can take the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Trek all throughout the year. For the best weather take the trip during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These seasons provide the best weather and clearest skies, not to mention that during the springtime, rhododendron and other alpine flowers are in bloom. Third Eye Adventure Pvt. Ltd. handles the trek with complete management. If you have any questions about the trek, do ask!

Highlights

  • Cross one of the 3 high pass Chola pass 5420m
  • Hike to two famous view point of Everest region, Kalapathar and Gokyo Ri
  • Stand near by the Gokyo lake and feel its tranquility
  • Get the glimpse of various glacier incuding Khumbu

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Fly to Lukla (2,804m/9,198ft) - 45 minutes and Trek to Phakding - 4 hours.
  • Day 2Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar - 6 hours.
  • Day 3Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar.
  • Day 4Trek from Namche to Tyangboche - 6 hours.
  • Day 5Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche - 6 hours.
  • Day 6Acclimatization at Dingboche.
  • Day 7Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche - 6 hours.
  • Day 8Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep and visit EBC (5364m) - 7 hours.
  • Day 9Trek down from Gorakshep to Dzongla - 7 hours.
  • Day 10Dzongla to Chola Pass (5,428m/17,805ft) to Thangnak - 7 hours.
  • Day 11Thangnak to Gokyo - 5 hours.
  • Day 12Hike to Gokyo ri (5,420m/17,778ft) and stay again Gokyo - 5 hours.
  • Day 13Trek from Gokyo to Dole - 5 hours.
  • Day 14Trek from Dole to Namche bazaar - 5 hours.
  • Day 15Trek down from Namche bazaar to Lukla - 7 hours.
  • Day 16Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu - 45 min.

Inclusion

  • All transportation by private vehicle including airport transfers as per itinerary.
  • During the trek, three daily meals with tea/coffee (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner).
  • Best available tea houses lodge during the trek including a private bathroom in Lukla. Phakding and Namche.
  • A highly Experienced professional trekking guide and porters (1 porter for 2 pax) with their food, accommodation, salary, and insurance.
  • Flight fare Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu.
  • Sleeping bag and duffel bag (to be returned).
  • Trekking map for a group and trekking achievement certificate.
  • First aid medical Kit.
  • All required permits for trekking.
  • Government tax/vat and office service charge.
  • International Airfare.
  • Personal insurance.
  • Kathmandu Hotel and food.
  • Nepal entry visa fee is 15 days 30$, 30 days 50$ and 90 days 120$.
  • Soft drinks, hard drinks, and water.
  • Entry fees of Kathmandu world heritage sites.
  • Personal trekking equipment and expenses.
  • Hot shower, Battery charge, Wi-Fi during the trekking period.
  • Tips and gratitude for the staffs.

PRICES & DATES

Trip DatesAvailabilityPrice  
04 Oct, 2022 - 19 Oct, 2022Guaranteed$1463 USD
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