GOKYO VALLEY & EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK
Trip Name Gokyo Valley & Everest Base Camp Trek
Max Altitude 5555
Grade difficult
Activity Trekking and Hiking
Trip Duration 17N/18D days
Minimum Group Size 1+
Destination Nepal
Starting Point Kathmandu
Ending Point Kathmandu

Overview

This trekking is also known as Everest Circuit trek.We head  the route via high pass of Cho La at 5,330m into the Base Camp of Mount Everest. A exclusive trek that goes from side to side Lukla, Namche bazaar and all the way to Gokyo, Chola Pass, Kalapattar and Everest Base Camp.we takes  you to the home of the legendary Sherpa people, based at the foothills of the highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest at 8,848m.The Gokyo and Khumbu valleys are debatably the most impressive and interesting of the Everest region. This trekking explores the friendly Sherpa villages, monasteries, wildlife and dramatic mountain scenery of the area. In this trips  You will experience the breathtaking flight to Lukla. The Namchebazzar the gateway to Everest Region is great town. The Tyangboche Monastery where all the mountaineers get blessed from the supreme Monk is nice to enjoy. The Gokyo Lake is great & beautiful lake in the Himalaya. The view of Everest from Kalapatthar is fabulous. So do not miss this opportunity  of  beautiful forests, Sherpa villages, glacial moraines and foothills!!!

Itinerary

Day 01:Up on arrival at the Tribuwan International Airport(TIA) in Kathmandu(1,345m)  we will welcome you then transfer to you hotel. Evening welcome dinner with cultural dance show. Overnight at a hotel.

Day 02:Sightseeing in heritage zone.Am: Boudhanath and Pashupatinath. Pm: Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Soyambhunath. Overnight at a hotel.

Day 03:Wake up early in the morning then Fly to Lukla (2,804m) - 35 mins. Trek to Phakding (2,610m) - 3 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 04:Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m) - 5.5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 05:Namche Bazaar acclimatization day. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 06:Trek to Phorste Thanga (3,680m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 07:Trek to Machherma (4,470m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 08:Trek to Gokyo (4,790m) - 5.5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 09:Trek to Gokyo Ri (5,364m) and back to Gokyo - 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 10:Trek to Thangna (4,730m) - 4 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 11:Cross Cho La pass (5,363m) then trek to Dzongla (4,830m) - 7 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 12:Trek to Lobuche (4,910m ) - 4 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 13:Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,365 m) then back to Gorak Shep - 5.5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 14:Hike up to Kala Patthar (5,555m) early in the morning and trek down to Periche (4,200m) - 6 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 15:Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m) - 5.5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 16:Trek to Lukla (2,804m) - 6 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 17:Morning flight back to Kathmandu.we will transfer to you hotel.Leisure time in Kathmandu.Overnight at a hotel.

Day 18:Farewell friend.Leisure time until fight.we will transfer you as well airport.

Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop/Sightseeing by private tourist vehicle.
  • 3 nights Hotel in Kathmandu with Breakfast.
  • 14 nights accommodation in Tea House / Lodge – room on twin sharing basis during the   trekking.
  • Welcome dinner(Nepali Typical Food) with culture show.
  • All meal during the trekking.
  • Full day sightseeing  in Kathmandu with tour guide.
  • A professional  insured guide & insured porter (1 porter for 2 persons) their salary, meal, accommodation & insurance.
  • Sagarmatha National Park entrance permit and Tims Permit for trekking.
  • Round trips  flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu.
  • All Government taxes and official expenses.

What makes this trip different then others:We are working together with Village Environment Nepal a non-political and non-profit social organization. We contribute our support to the remote village of Panch Khuwa Deurali and many others villages (Gorkha and all over  Nepal) through donation, sponsorship and partnership in various projects.

Donation:We donates a percentage of business profits to the foundation on a yearly basis, which supports the ongoing maintenance cost required for Village School and we support to Divyenetra Community Orphan home and Community School.

Sponsorship/Partnership:

One of the major activities of Village Environment Nepal is the children sponsorship program, which is conducted with full collaboration with us.

For more details, visit Village Environment  website www.ven.org.np and Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/VillageEnvironmentNepal?ref=hl.

Accommodation:

Kathmandu: we will arrange any  category  in Kathmandu as per your request.

Mountain Region: During the trekking, we will arrange you accommodation at standard tea house or lodge.Room on twin sharing basis.

Meal:

Kathmandu:We offer you breakfast in the hotel in Kathmandu but you have to pay your own lunch and dinner.

Trekking : We will provide all meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) during the trekking in Mountain area.

Guide & Porter during the trekking:

We  will provide a professional trekking guide (license holder) and insured staffs as well.The number of porter depends on group size. We will provide their salary, accommodation, insurance,medicine and  meals during trekking.

Personal gears & equipments need during trekking:

·         Sleeping bag

·         Down Jacket

·         Gloves

·         Warm Jacket

·         Cotton t-shirts

·         Cotton pants

·         Sun hat

·         Sun cream lotion

·         Handkerchief

·         Sun glasses

·         Comfortable hiking boots

·         Slipper

·         Walking poles (if necessary)

·         Flash light with extra batteries

·         Extra batteries for camera

·         Raincoat

·         Medicines ad first aid kits

·         Backpack- with outsider pockets to handle smaller items.You may buy this stuff in Kathmandu and you can hiring some stuff from shop.

Travel Insurance:

All trekkers / travelers are requested to insure their travel insurance before heading to Gokyo Everest Base Camp Trek. Please note that the insurance should be covered medical, air ambulance, helicopter rescue, and all treatment costs.

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal visa fee: Nepal entry visa : US$ 40 or equivalent foreign currency for 30 days
  • International Airfare
  • Entrance fee during the sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Travel & Health Insurance – Emergency Helicopter Rescue Insurance (Most recommended)
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Any alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, boiled & mineral water, beverages etc during the trek.
  • Tips for trekking & other employed staffs.
  • Hot shower, battery charges (available in trek with extra cost or free in some lodges).
  • Any other cost, which is not mentioned in cost includes items as above

Accommodation

Hotel/Lodge

Meals

During the trek meal included.
 

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