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EBC with Gokyo Lake Trek - 19 days

Highlight

    ● Thrilling flight to Lukla.

    ● Get to experience ancient culture and tradition of Sherpas.

    ● Trek through the wild ambiance in the Sagarmatha National Park.

    ● Climb the summit of Gokyo Ri and observe the display of mountains.

    ● Explore stunning Gokyo Lakes.

    ● Walking past the memorial in Gorakshep.

    ● Explore the Everest Base Camp.

    ● Hike to Kala Patthar vantage point.

    ● Witness irresistible beauty of the Himalayan landscape.

    ● Observe surreal views of snowy mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Bruntse, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Kongde, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, etc.

Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Lake Trek is a most admirable package by adventure enthusiasts that will take you to the both picturesque Gokyo Valleys as well as Everest Base Camp. The trail will take you to the secluded Gokyo village where you will come across beautiful glacial lakes. After exploring the Gokyo Valley and its outstanding beauty, you will head towards the Everest Base Camp. This trek is designed to last for 19 days, and it will be an adventure that you will cherish forever. The experts at Peak Explorer have carefully designed this trek that will present you with sumptuous views of Himalayas.

Himalayan Penchant

Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Lake Trek is the best option for trekkers who crave to traverse the more profound corners of the revered Khumbu region. From stunning glacial lakes of Gokyo Valley to the base of the world's highest mountain and the tempting beauty of Himalayas will make Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Lake Trek 19-days one of the most memorable trips of your lifetime. You will see many Himalayan mountains like Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Makalu (8,481 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), Taboche Peak (6,501 m), etc.

Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Lake Trek landmark

Right from the beginning to the very end, Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Lake Trek is full of enthralling places. A thrilling flight from Kathmandu will take you to Lukla, the starting point of Gokyo Lake Trekking. You will then head towards Namche Bazar, the main tourist hub of the Khumbu region where you will find most of the facilities like WiFi, nice cafes & restaurants, luxury lodges, etc.

The next part of the Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Lake Trek itinerary will take you to Gokyo Valley where you will explore Gokyo Lakes, the highest freshwater lakes in the world, and hike up to Gokyo Ri, a famous viewpoint of Gokyo Valley.

Further, passing by the previous base camp of Mt. Everest, Gorak Shep, you will reach Everest Base Camp that will welcome you with panoramic views of Himalayan mountains. Next morning will take you to the most popular viewpoint in the Everest region, Kala Patthar. From the top of the Kala Patthar, you will get to observe a 360-degree view of Everest along with the excellent landscape.

Culture

Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Lake Trek will offers rich culture and tradition of Sherpas. Buddhism is the main religion followed by people residing in this part of Nepal. On the trail, you will come across many monasteries, chortens, and prayer wheels. People here are very religious and practice their customs and norms in old ways.

Ethnic Diversity

Sherpas are the most famous ethnic group of Khumbu region. Along with them people from other communities like Lopas, Rais, Limbus, etc also resides in this region. The kind and humble nature of locals here have won the hearts of many travelers. You can interact with them and spend some time knowing more about them.

Natural Aptitude

Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Lake Trek 19-days passes by Sagarmatha National Park, which is the habitat of many wildlife including like the red panda, snow leopards, Himalayan tahr, etc. Sagarmatha National Park is also the part of UNESCO Natural World Heritage Sites. The entire region is extremely rich in vegetation and ranges from subalpine to alpine zone. The national park includes several florae and rare medicinal herbs as well. Likewise, other parts of the trail also include beautiful forests of rhododendron, pine, fir, maple, cedar, juniper, etc.

Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Lake Trek difficulty

In spite of its delightful appeal, Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Lake Trek is a relatively difficult trek. You need to trek for around 5 hours a day. Plus the high altitude always carries chances of altitude sickness and that can be a major problem. Walking past moraines requires strong willpower, strength, and stamina.

Altitude Sickness and Prevention

Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Lake Trek brings chances of altitude sickness as you will be trekking above 5,000 meters. Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) or altitude sickness can occur to anyone regardless of their age and health. Altitude sickness is an illness that happens when you do not acclimate your body properly in the lower elevation before heading upwards. The best thing you can do to avoid AMS is first to make sure there are enough rest days in between the trek and second drink enough water to keep yourself hydrated.

Transportation and Bag Pack

Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Lake Trek begins with a thrilling flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. From Lukla, you will begin trekking towards Gokyo Valley and head to Everest Base Camp.

Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Lake Trek Cost

Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Lake Trek cost can vary from one travel agency to another. The price can get a little higher than EBC Trek. We, Go For Nepal Treks & Expedition is running EBC with Gokyo Valley Trek for years. With us, you will find the most comprehensive cost for Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Lake Trek along with a high quality service.

Miscellaneous

● Collect enough information on the weather and temperature.

● Get yourself a nice map.

● Maintain body hydration- drink plenty of water daily.

● Walk slow and safely.

● Take out insurance that will cover any emergency evacuation and property loss.

● Carry hand cash as there will be no atm on the way.

● Pack light.

● Do not get obsessed over network and internet; spend time in nature.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu via respective airlines

Upon your arrival at Nepal airport, you will be welcomed by one of our team members. He will introduce himself and take you to the hotel in a private car/van. You can relax on a remaining day. Later, in the late evening, you will join the welcome dinner organized by the company, and end your day strolling around Thamel.

Day 02: Fly to Lukla (2,820 m) and walk to Phakding (2,640 m); 4 hrs

Today, you will fly to one of the most extreme airports in the world, Lukla airport. The flight will give you first view of snow-capped mountains. Upon landing at Lukla airport, you will get freshen up and meet other crew members. After some time, you will begin gradually descending towards Phakding village through the forested trail. The trail then goes along the Dudh Koshi River and take you to this village from where a superb view of Kusum Kanguru Peak can be seen.

Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m); 5 hrs

It is your rest day to acclimate your body with the altitude. You will spend this day exploring around. In the morning, you will go on a short excursion to Syangboche Airstrip or Everest View Hotel to observe excellent views of Himalayan mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, Kongde Ri, etc. After the short tour, you will come back to Namche Bazar, and visit the Everest Photo Gallery and Sherpa Culture Museum.

Day 04: Rest day at Namche for acclimatization and local hike

Today is your day of a rest day in beautiful Namche Bazar. You will spend this day exploring around. In the morning, you will go on a short excursion to Syangboche Airstrip or Everest View Hotel to observe excellent views of Himalayan mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, Kongde Ri, etc. After the short tour, you will come back to Namche Bazar, and visit the Everest Photo Gallery and Sherpa Culture Museum.

Day 05: Trek to Dole (4,200 m); 6 hrs

Leaving Namche Behind, you will begin trekking on a nice path enjoying wonderful views of high Himalayan mountains like Taboche Peak (6,501 m) and Chola Tse (6,440). The trail will take you to Kyangjuma and ascend towards Mong La Pass. From here, you will descend and reach Phortse Tenga, and again ascend towards Dole.

Day 06: Trek to Machhermo (4,470 m); 4 hrs

After having a warm breakfast, you will slowly begin ascending towards Machhermo. You will reach Luza where the trail passes by a couple of tea shops. From here, the trail will take you to Machhermo village that will welcome you with a fantastic view of Mt. Cho Oyu in the north.

Day 07: Trek to Gokyo Lake (4,790 m); 4 hr

The trail ascends to a ridge from where stunning views of Mt. Kangtega and Mt. Cho Oyu can be seen. From here, you will trek and pass by Pangka (4,390 m). Further, you will descend to a river and climb uphill to the terminal moraine of the Ngozumpa glacier. The climb will be on a steep path, therefore be careful while ascending. You will then pass by first lake Longponga (4,650 m) and second lake Taujung (4,710 m), you will reach Gokyo village.

Day 08: At Gokyo hike to Gokyo Ri (5,357 m), afternoon free to relax and enjoy the views

After having a warm breakfast, you will go on a short hike to Gokyo Ri from where you will see breath-taking views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, and several other mountains. You will spend some time at the top and descend back to Gokyo village for night stay.

Day 09: A leisure morning at Gokyo and walk to Thaknak (4,750 m); 4hrs

Today, you will wake up, have your breakfast, and explore around the village. After a few hours, you will begin trekking towards Thaknak. The trail will be short and present you with wonderful views of snow-capped mountains.

Day 10: Cross Cho-la Pass (5,367 m) to Dzongla (4,830 m); 7 hrs

The day will start early in the morning as you will cross another pass. After having breakfast, you will begin climbing uphill to the pass from where heart-whelming views of Himalayan landscape can be observed. The trail then descends to Dzongla, a small hidden valley where you will spend the night.

Day 11: Trek to Lobuche (4,930 m); 5 hrs

Looking over superb view of Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Tawache, Mt. Nuptse, and north of Pokalde, you will trek and reach a junction that connects path from Pheriche to Thugla ridge. You will ascend and reach Lobuche.

Day 12: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,364 m), return to Gorakshep (5,180 m); 6 hrs

The trail will lead you to the base of the world's highest mountain, Mt. Everest. It is going to be a long yet adventurous day. After a quick breakfast, you will ascend and reach Gorakshep. From here, the trail goes along the Khumbu glacier moraines and take you the EBC. Upon reaching the base camp, you will see excellent views of the Khumbu Icefall, Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Kongde, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, Island Peak, Mt. Cho Oyu, and numerous other mountains. After spending some time at the Everest Base Camp, you will trek back to Gorak Shep.

Day 13: Hike to Kalapathar (5,545 m), trek to Pheriche (4,240 m); 5 hrs

You will wake up early in the morning to go on short excursions to the Kala Patthar viewpoint early in the morning to see a sumptuous sunrise. Also, from Kala Patthar, you can see a 360-degree view of Mt. Everest and its surrounding mountains. After soaking beautiful views, you will descend to Pheriche or night stay.

Day 14: Trek to Kyanjima (3,630 m), near Namche & Khumjung via Thyangboche; 6 hrs

The trail passes by several small villages and lush forest. You will reach Kyanjima, which is located near Namche Bazar. The trail the take you to Pangboche. From here, you will walk a little more and reach Thyangboche Monastery.

Day 15: Trek to Monjo (2,880 m); 6 hrs

After having breakfast, you will slowly descend and reach Namche Bazar. Here, you will take a short lunch break and descend further down to Monjo via Sagarmatha National Park.

Day 16: Trek to Lukla; 4 hrs

Leaving Monjo behind, you will descend and reach Phakding village. From here, you will begin trekking along the Dudh Koshi River and then ascend through the forested trail to reach Lukla. You will be retracing the same path as before.

Day 17: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel

An early morning flight will take you back to Kathmandu. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you will be moved to the hotel. Rest of the day is free for you to explore the nearby market and do shopping. Later, in the late evening, you will have a farewell dinner organized by the company.

Day 18: Free day in Kathmandu with an optional sightseeing tour

You can use this day for guided sightseeing of the monuments like Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhnath Stupa, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, or just relax and do shopping.

Day 19: Transfer to the international airport

As per your flight departure time, you will get moved to the airport by one of our team representatives. He will drop you at the international airport terminal gate and bid you our last goodbye & good wishes.

What is Include ?

 Airport Pickups and drops.

 Twin sharing accommodation in hotel in Kathmandu; Breakfast included. (3 nights. )  All your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner), 1 cup tea / coffee per day in the trek (one menu item).

 Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trek (11 nights Trekking Guesthouse in twin sharing and occasionally dormitory style) .

 Licensed English speaking guide.

 The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests).

 Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.

 Everest National Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking.

 Airfare from Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu including airport departure tax in Kathmandu and Lukla airport.

 Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu.

 Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant.

 All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.

 Rescue service arrangement only (covered by your travel insurance).

 Official expenses.

What is Exclude ?

 Air travel to/from Nepal.

 Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.

 Soft/hard drinks, laundry, postage, telephone bills, all items of personal nature.

 Tips for guide and porter.

 Personal clothing, insurance against accidental, medical and emergency rescue evacuations.

 Respective expenses if one returns earlier from the trip due to sickness or emergency purpose.

 Travel Insurance.

 Emergency helicopter rescue evacuation arrangements will be covered by travel insurance.

● T-shirts and Pants (Innerwear)

● Thermal Wears

● Lightweight woolen jumper/sweater

● Down jacket or down vest

● Fleece or wool trousers

● Breathable Underwears

● Trekking Pants/Shoes/Socks

● Casual Sandals

● Insulating Jacket

● Rain jacket

● Gloves/Scarves

● Sleeping bag

● Trekking Pole

● Toiletries (sunscreen, Multipurpose Soap, Shampoo, Hand sanitizer, Toilet Paper, Sanitary pads, Lip guard, moisturizers, etc)

● Miscellaneous (Binoculars, eye mask, camera, extra batteries, journal, cards, bars, snacks, water purification tablets, etc)

● Documents (passport, visa, travel insurance, voucher, passport-sized photos)

Group Joining Trips

Depature DatePriceTrip Status

Apr 23

1999 $

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Apr 27

1999 $

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Apr 29

1999 $

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May 5

1999 $

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May 10

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May 15

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Oct 7

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Oct 15

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Nov 3

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Nov 9

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Nov 15

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Nov 27

1999 $

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Mar 7

1999 $

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Mar 11

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Mar 19

1999 $

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Mar 23

1999 $

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Mar 29

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Apr 3

1999 $

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Group Discount

PersonPrice ( USD $)

5 Paxes

1799$

10 Paxes

1649$

Package Review

Trip Duration :

19Days

Difficulty :

Moderate

Max Altitude :

5545m

Meals :

Berakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Best Season :

Spring and Autumn

19 days / per person
1999$

We offer group discount

PersonPrice ( USD $)

5 paxes

1799$

10 paxes

1649$