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Everest Base Camp with Gokyo - 18 Days

Everest Base Camp is a challenging and adventurous trek in the Everest Region of Nepal. The trek gives you the best opportunity to explore the amazing Khumbu region, the culture and life style of the mountain people and their warm hospitality. The trail of the trekking is unique and beautiful with forests of pine, rhododendron and panoramic views of Majestic mountain ranges. We will start with an early morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and then we will start our trek through Sherpa Village, colourful Monastries, Gompas, Chortens and Mani. This is one of the detailed treks in the Khumbhu region as this trek takes us to all the main places of Kumbu Region. Gokyo and Everest valley is beautifully bridged by Chola Pass. Gokyo, Chola Pass and Everest Base Camp trek follows the same trail up to Namche. Gokyo Ri and Kala Patthar are the two vantage points for spectacular views Mount Everest during this trek. This trek gives us an opportunity to visit Gokyo and be mesmerized by the amazing sights of the glacial lakes in Gokyo.

This trekking route trekking offer breathtaking views of Everest including several other peaks along with the magnificent turquoise Gokyo lakes and also lets you explore the Buddhist Monasteries which are located in World’s highest elevation.

Everest Base Camp with Gokyo - 18 Days
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Upon arrival in Kathmandu Airport, meet with our representatives and transfer to hotel.  After check in to hotel free time on leisure and briefing on the trek. You may wish to do some shopping of trekking gears such as pants, trousers, t shirts, jacket, trekking boats, hats, caps, globes, water bottles etc which are found everywhere in Thamel at a reasonable price.

In the evening proceed for welcome dinner hosted by our company.

Dinner included

Today you will be going for a half day sightseeing to visit the World Heritage Sites. You will be visiting Kathmandu Durbar Square and Boudhanath Stupa. After the sightseeing you have free time for trip preparation.

Breakfast included

Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2800m) which takes about 25 minutes. Trek from Lukla to Phakding (2640m) which takes approximately three hours. Lukla is a small town with an airport. There are few tea shops, lodges, hotels and general stores. You begin today’s trek from Lukla following a gentle climb up the mountain side on the left bank of the DudhKoshi River. You descend a mountain side path that merges into your route to Everest, with views to a valley to your right, and at its far end, Kusum Kang (6367m) The DudhKosi approaches as you pass a Mani wall and arrive at Phakding.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m.) which takes about four to five hours. This day you trek and cross the river on high suspension bridges. Beyond Monjo village (2800m) is the entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park which was set-up in order to protect and preserve this fragile mountain environment. You then ascend quite steeply to Namche and along the way, if the weather is clear, catch a first glimpse of Mt Everest in the distance. Namche is the main trading village in the Khumbu region and holds a busy Saturday market.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Namche is tucked away between two ridges amidst the giant peaks of the Khumbu and has an abundance of lodges, tea shops and souvenir shops as well as a magnificent outlook. It is an ideal place to spend a rest day for acclimatization to the high altitude before heading off towards Tengboche tiny Village. For the acclimatization you walk up to Khunde Hospital which was set-up by Sir Edmund Hillary, or a one hour walk up to the Syangboche (3800m.) where Everest View Hotel is situated above Namche for the outstanding view of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kusum Kangaru. There are also good views from the National Park Centre and Museum just above the town.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Today we will trek to north towards Sanasa, but before that there is a view point which gives you a first view of Mount Ama Dablam, Lhotse Shar, Taboche Peak, Kangtega and Thamserku. At Sanasa a quiet side path leaves the trekking route to Everest Base Camp and crosses the slopes of Khumbila. Khumbila mountain is worshipped by Sherpa people and is believed that Khumbila is home of the patron God of Khumbu Region and is never climbed out of respect. You will continue on this path of Phortse Thanga, and after crossing the Dudh Koshi, you will arrive at the village of Phortse Thanga.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Today the trail climbs away from Phortse Thanga passing through pine and rhododendron forests and also crossing beautiful waterfalls and yak pastures. You will pass by some tea houses and the trail then ascents to a hill top. After some walk you will reach Luza from where the trails ascents more along the side of the valley and cross the higher pastureland and Chortens with prayer flags. From this place amazing views of eastern part of Gokyo valley, Mount Taboche and Mount Cholatse can be seen. After a short walk we will reach Machhermo.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Today is the day that offers you an outstanding mountain views together with mesmerizing series of turquoise blue glacial lakes. You will experience stunning views of the mountain and the beautiful and breathtaking blue lakes which is out of this world.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Today we will explore around Gokyo area for the stunning sights of mountains and trek to Gokyo Ri. It will be a tough walking day to reach to Gokyo Ri, but the sights from Gokyo Ri will make you forget all your hardship. Explore Gokyo Ri area.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Today we will trek down to Thangma. The total time we will trek today is around 4 to 5 hours. After reaching Thangma, we will settle on our Tea House and rest.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

After breakfast we will start our trek to Dzongla which has an elevation of 4840m. We will walk around 5 to 6 hours to reach Dzongla. On the way we will pass via Cho La Pass which is located at a height of 5240m. Arrive in Dzongla and rest in your tea house.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

After breakfast now you begin your trek to Lobuche which offers you panoramic view of the mountains along the way. The tea house at Dongla is a good spot to have lunch, before zigzagging up through the boulders of the glacier's terminal moraine. At the top of this climb there are many stone caves, built as memorials to the many Sherpa’s who have died while climbing Mt Everest. The path then climbs gently along the glacier, to eventually reach the cluster of houses at Lobuche.

After breakfast trek from Lobuche (4900m) to Gorakshep (5180m) takes about three and half hours. You will lunch at Gorakshep, and walk to Everest Base Camp (5486m). You will spend about 4 and half hours trek up to Everest Base Camp and back to Gorakshep. The trek is on glacier and snow-capped rocks. You can also see many small frozen lakes around the Everest Base Camp and return back to Gorakshep.

After breakfast, trek to Kala Patthar (5555m) and back to Pheriche (4243m) takes about six hours. You accomplish an early morning climb to Kala Patthar (5555m) to enjoy the view of sunrise. From Kala Patthar you can have a panoramic view of Mt. Everest and many other mountain peaks like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and many more. In Pheriche, foreign volunteer doctors are always available to provide medical treatment to trekkers as well as local people.

After breakfast trek to Tengboche (3870m) which takes almost five hours. During the trek you can have good views of the great peaks of the Khumbu including Mt Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kusum Kangaru. Continue our trek to reach Namche Bazaar for the night.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Today will be a long trek of around 7 to 8 hours to reach Lukla. We will We will trek back enjoying the lush green scenery around and passing through the incredible mountain scenery and local Sherpa Village. After a long walk of 7 – 8 hours walk we will arrive in Lukla and we will have some time to stroll around the areas while the guides will reconfirm your flight ticket back to Kathmandu. Tonight we will celebrate and enjoy the dinner and overnight at Lukla

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

In the morning after breakfast fly back to Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel. You are free for the day to rest, explore or do some shopping.

In the evening we will take you for a farewell dinner to celebrate the successful completion of your trip.

Breakfast & Dinner included

Today you are free until your departure time to Airport. You can rest or relax or do shopping if you have some time. Our representative will come to pick you up 3 hours prior to departure time and transfer you to Airport. Have a good flight back home with beautiful Himalayan memories of Nepal.

Breakfast included

Cost Includes:

  • 03 nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu in a 3* hotel inclusive of breakfast on a twin shared basis
  • 14 nights’ accommodation during Trek in a Tea House on a twin shared basis
  • All meals during trek (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Airport – Hotel – Airport Transfers (Arrival & Departure)
  • Guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu inclusive of entrance fees
  • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu domestic flight
  • English speaking Trek leader/Guide
  • Porters to carry your bags (1 porter for 2 guests)
  • Sleeping bags
  • Duffel bag and T- Shirt (Yours to keep)
  • Food, Accommodation, Salary, Insurance and equipment’s for all staffs
  • All necessary permits required for the trek
  • Medical Kit (carried by guide)
  • Welcome and Farewell dinner
  • All ground transfers on a comfortable private vehicle
  • Government, hotel and all applicable taxes

Cost Excludes:

  • International Airfare and taxes
  • Travel Insurance with rescue and emergency evacuation is mandatory
  • Nepal Entry visa (Visa is obtained in Nepal Airport immigration on arrival. USD 30 for 15 days Visa, USD 50 for 30 days Visa and USD 125 for 90 days visa. All the visas are multiple entry visas. Please carry 02 passport sized photograph for the visa.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • All items of personal nature like telephone bills, laundry, drink etc.
  • Items such as hot water for shower/drinking; Mobile phone and camera charging etc will be extra during trek which can be paid to the tea house/lodge owner directly.
  • Tipping to guide and driver
  • Any other item that is not mentioned in the cost includes list.

Which country owns Mount Everest?

Mount Everest is part of the Himalaya and straddles the border of Nepal and China.

How hard is the trek to Everest Base Camp?

The Everest Base Camp Trek is of moderate difficulty. It typically takes two weeks to complete the trek. No prior trekking expertise is required; however, trekkers should be determined and physically fit.

How long is the hike to Everest Base Camp?

The standard Everest Base Camp Trek is 130KM round trip, typically taking 8 days to reach Base Camp and 4 days to return. Acclimatization is built into the 12 day duration.

Is Everest Base Camp Trek worth it?

The Everest region is a stunning destination for trekkers and a trek to Everest Base Camp is an aspiration for many. Trekking to the base of the world's highest mountain is a remarkable accomplishment and highly rewarding. Many believe the advantages of the journey outweigh the drawbacks of walking on more populated trails.

How much it cost for Everest Base Camp?

The cost of Everest Base Camp Trek is variable, ranging from US$1450 to $4500, depending on the route, the outfitter and their services. Luxurious trekking packaging and return by helicopter will be pricier than the standard packages.

Is it hard to get to Everest Base Camp?

The Everest Base Camp Trek is considered to have a moderate difficulty level. The trekking time is often two weeks, and no prior trekking expertise is required. However, determination and physical fitness are recommended for the best experience.

Is Everest Base Camp Trek for beginners?

The trek is classified as Moderate in terms of difficulty level. However, Everest Base Camp Trek for Beginners may be slightly more demanding. Nevertheless, with basic physical and mental fitness, the trek can be completed with ease. You will be walking along a rocky trail with numerous inclines and declines.

How long is the EBC hike?

EBC is a high-altitude path that requires considerable acclimatization over a good distance. You'll typically need 12-14 days of full-on trekking (that's right, your “rest days” involve walking too!) to complete the 80-mile (130km) roundtrip that starts from Lukla.

What is the altitude at Everest Base Camp?

Everest Base Camp consists of two camps, one located in Nepal at an altitude of 5,364m, and the other in Tibet at 5,5150m.

What time of year is best for Everest Base Camp?

The best time to visit Everest Base Camp is either side of the monsoon season. The main trekking months, from late September to November and February to May, offer fairly stable conditions, good visibility and temperatures at Base Camp up to around -6°C.

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  • duration Trip Duration : 18 Days
  • difficulty_level Trip Grade : Challenging
  • accommodation Accommodation : 3 star hotels in Kathmandu; and tea house during trek
  • altitude Max. Altitude : 5555m/18225ft
  • transportation Transportation : Private Vehicle and Domestic Flight
  • best_season Best Season : March, April, May, September, October, November

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