Our representative will pick you up from the Airport with putting garland on your neck which traditionally means you are welcome. Then you will be driven to the hotel. After refresh you will be briefed either hotel or at our office for your trip. At last if you will have time you can roam around at Thamel market.
Everest Base Camp and GokyoTrek
Day 01 Welcome to Kathmandu, Nepal.
Day 02 Fly to Lukla (2,804m/9,198ft) 45minues and trek to Phakding about 4 hours.
Early in the morning our guide with vehicle will pick you up for the Airport to fly to Lukla. During the flight you will enjoy the mind blowing scenery of Everest and Rolwaling region. After reaching Lukla it will take some to arrange baggage then head to Phakding. On the way you will face natural diversity like Sherpa village, Jungle, Glacier River, Suspension bridge etc.
Day 03 Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar about 6 hours.
After our breakfast the trek begins following the bank of Dudhkoshi River till Jorsalle then crossing suspension bridge we head to Namche through the Jungle which is all the way up. Namche is a gateway of Everest and the biggest bazaar of the region.
Day 04 Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar.
Namche bazaar is known as capital of Khumbu region as well as gateway of Mt Everest. Perhaps Namche is a highest mountain city which is modernize and facilitated city like pub, bank, hospital, and bar all available. Today we do some side hiking trip by hiking to Everest view point Hotel (3,880m) from where we can see spectacular view of Mt. Everest, Mt Lhotse, Nuptse, Mt Ama Dablam and many more.
Day 05 Trek from Namche to Tyangboche about 6 hours.
Today after breakfast we will begins our trek with extra energy. Due to scenario of snow capped mountain and alpine forest it makes automatic excitement/ After 3 hour walk we will have lunch at Fungi Thanga then head up to Tyangboche by crossing rhododendron forest. Tyangboche is very popular for it’s more than hundred years old monastery.
Day 06 Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche about 6 hours.
The trail goes down to Deboche then by crossing hanging bridge and up arrive Pangboche. From Pangboche gradually up two hours arrives Dingboche a big human settlement at the end.
Day 07 Acclimatization at Dingboche.
Today we take rest at Dingboche for acclimatization by doing side trip. We climb as much as we can and the highest point is Nagarjuna hill which is 5,000m from where we can see Mt Makalu and other mountains.
Day 08 Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche about 6 hours.
Trekking starts from Dinboche, walk around 2 hours gradually up arrives Thukla. After short break we hike steeply up till the memorial area where we can find statues of those people who lost their life in Everest expeditions. Then one hour easy walk to Lobuche.
Day 09 Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep and visit EBC (5364m) about 7 hours.
After breakfast at Lobuche we walk toward Gorakshep which is mostly flat trail and will take about 2-3 hours where we stay overnight. After a quick lunch at Gorakshep we do day hike to Everest base camp for what you are coming. We take our cameras, water and small backpack to experience Everest base camp. This will take 5-6 hours for both ways including roaming time.
Day 10 Trek down from Gorakshep to Dzongla about 7 hours.
This morning we do early hike to Kalapathar (5,550m/18,210ft) to catch stunning view with sunrise. It will be freezing cold while climbing Kalapathar for that have to be prepared with proper clothing. Kalapathar is one of the best sunrise view point with closest Mountain above 8000m. All Everest ranges can be seen from here. After sunrise view we back down to Gorakshep, have breakfast and all the way descent to Lobuche to get to Dzongla, we head straight down along the west ridge of Khumbhu glacier, then head up to the ridges towards the Lobuche peak. Eventually we reach the flat meadows of Dzongla. We spend the night here before heading to yet another famous and adventurous pass of the Everest Region.
Day 11 Dzongla to Chola Pass (5,428m/17,805ft) to Thangnak about 7 hours.
It’s an early start today with a morning walk up through grassy valleys before climbing up to the rough stone and rock trail. We keep on ascending towards the west of Dzongla until we reach the top of Chola pass (5,428 m). Most of the time the top of Chola pass is covered in snow, with the added prayer flags; this leaves us with a picturesque landscape superb for photographs. After half an hour in this windyare, we start very carefully down the steep descent towards the base of Chugimala(another name of Chola pass).The trail then ascends up and down in the basin of Cholatse before we head down the final steep section through the gorge to Thangnak.
Day 12 Thangnak to Gokyo about 5 hours.
It’s a 4-5 hour trek to the beautiful Gokyo lakes via the rough, dry and icy Ngozumba glacier. The day is short and relaxing in the Gokyo lakeside where you will find yourself surrounded by Mountains.
Day 13 Hike to Gokyo ri (5,420m/17,778ft) and stay again Gokyo about 5 hours.
The views around Gokyo are tremendous. For the best views we will climb Gokyo Ri (5,357m) today. From here we will have a panoramic view of Cho Oyu, Gyanchung Kang, Everest, Lothse, Makalu, Cholatse and Tawachee. After we enjoy the view we will return back to Gokyo village for the night.
Day 14 Trek from Gokyo to Dole about 5 hours.
After breakfast at lodge, we way back from Gokyo is an easy downhill walk along the Dudh Koshi River passing by Ngozumpa Glacier. We could see the Cholatse and Taboche peaks rear up on the right of us. The trail descends below Phangka, and across a level terrace on the slope to climb a rib on the far side of the hill side. Upon reaching the Chorten at the edge, we see great views of Thamserku , Cho Oyu, and Kangtega. We slowly walk down to sprawling village of Machhermo.Then head toward to Dole.
Day 15 Trek from Dole to Namche bazaar about 5 hours.
Our hike today is mostly downhill. On the trail we could see some animals like mountain goat, musk deer, pheasant as well as more plants and vegetation including rhododendron forest. Finally an easy walk leads you to the Namche Bazzar for overnight where you will have really hot shower which is the best after few days having no shower.
Day 16 Trek down from Namche bazaar to Lukla about 7 hours.
Same way we trek down to Lukla while we going up for the trekking. Lukla where we take our flight back to Kathmandu for next day
Day 17 Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla 45 min.
Today after breakfast we proceed to the Airport for the flight back to Kathmandu. Once you arrive you will be driven to the hotel. Whole day you have time to rest shop and have good food.
Day 18 Full day sight seen at the world heritage sites.
After breakfast around 9 am a tour guide with vehicle come to your hotel to do sight seen in Kathmandu valleys world heritage sites including Pashupatinath ( One of the biggest Hindu temple with cremation centre), Boudhanath (One of the biggest Stupa), Swayambhunath calles monkey temple as well and Patan Durbar square (An old palace with ancient art and architect)
Day 19 Fly back to home.
Today we do farewell to you as you are flying back to home. We put you khada on your neck as a symbol of peace, protect and love from Nepal. See you again
If you have extra days you can involve other activities as well.