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Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Ri - 17 Days

Trip Highlights of Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Ri

  •  Scenic mountain flight to and from Lukla.
  •  Panoramic view of four tallest peaks of the world.
  •  Explore Sagarmatha National Park, the world’s highest national park.
  •  Adventurous hiking in the world-famous trail.
  •  Breathtaking view of Gokyo Lake
  •  Enjoy the view from the base of Mount Everest.
  •  Amazing view of Everest from top of Kala Patthar.
  •  Observe the unique culture and village of Sherpa.
  •  Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley

Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Ri is adventurous hiking in the Everest region of Nepal. The Mt. Everest or Solu Khumbu region is the second-most popular trekking & mountaineering area in Nepal. It would probably be the most popular destination, but it is more expensive & difficult to get to Khumbu Everest than to the Annapurna. To get near Everest, you must either walk for a week or fly to Luka or charter Helicopter to Lukla. The “Sherpa” means East people of Nepal. The origin name is “ Syarba”or Serwa. It is changed to Sherpa family name later. Which is one of Nepal ethnic group cast. Many eastern part of Nepal Sherpa people settlements.

Khumbu is justifiable famous, not only for its proximity to the World’s highest mountain (8850m.), but also for its Sherpas villages and monasteries.

Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Ri Trek After 45 minute morning flight from Kathmandu airport, you will reach at elevation of 2700m. Lukla Airport. You will stop at Lukla Hotel restaurant for an hour to have tea & breakfast & then start trek around 3 hrs trek reach at Phakding  your first night staylodge. From next day continue trek, every day walk normally 5 – 6 hrs slowly pas. One day take rest at elevation of 3440m Namche bazar. Walk around Mt. Everest & other major mountain view site. There is view point of Mt. Everest & other mountains near the Namche hill or at elevation of 3800m. Syanboche Panorama & Everest View Hotel point. This is a viewpoint to see of major Mountain peaks of the Khumbu region.

Namche Bazar is a main gate of Khumbu Mt. Everest region. From this point you have many other Trekking, High pass ( crossing point) & Mountaineering route in Khumbu region. You can go more upper part of Khumbu region for more experience & excellent different view ( scenery).

Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Ri There are many choice of trekking route above Namche bazaar village. Kalapattar peak 5545m. and Gokyo peak 5357m. The Khumbu Everest region’s Wild flora & Fauna is protected by Sagarmatha National Park of Government. The Sagarmatha National park entry permit  trekking permit,  which is issue buy authorized Trekking Company Nepal adventure  Pilgrimage treks and expedition.

Physical Conditions and Experience Requirements

17 days of Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Ri is considered as moderate. If you jog or perform morning walks regularly then it would not be any problem for you to walk on the trail. However, it is highly recommended that you should start doing mild exercises one month prior to your trekking date. This would help in creating the best Himalayan walking holiday experience. Having said that, it should be noted Technical Skill are not needed. The major hurdle is an altitude. Therefore, person having past medical history of lung, heart and blood diseases are extremely advised to consult your doctor before embarking on this journey.

Additional Information

You can surf through our website for more information regarding services, altitudes, terrain difficulty, and requirements. If you want to know more about Nepalese culture, traditions, and other FAQs answers then please Cantact us by email feel free to inquire further. Call us at Nepal adventure pilgrimage.

Weather condition in Everest region

Everest is the right place to trek all over the year. The people can trek in all seasons in the Mount Everest. The March to May and October to November are the most popular trekking months in Nepal. The Himalayan peak is the coldest region so you should avoid the monsoon and winter season to trek in the high altitude. During the winter days, the temperature will be below minus. On the monsoon season, the trekking routes are damaged by the rain. You cannot able to trek in the Everest region on rainy days.

Note:

We try to depart on the scheduled itinerary, we cannot promise to guarantee fixed departure only in case of flight cancellation, delays. we request you to plan out an extra few days in case the weather does not stay in our favor.  Since your safety is our uttermost priority, we also request you to follow your team leaders and your guides’ since they are trained and experienced in this particular area. We can arrange to occupy your day with adventures and exploration activities to utilize the day.

The weather condition in the Himalayas is also subject to change which can be an obstruction during your travels. Since obstacles are unpredictable, Nepal Adventure pilgrimage Treks & Expedition facilitates our customers to arrange helicopter service if needed (at extra cost). We can arrange helicopter service during the time of flight delays/ cancellation and during personal preferences.  Since helicopters can fly in arduous circumstances compared to airplanes.

Overview

Day 01: arrival at the Tribuwan International Airport(TIA) in Kathmandu(1,345m)

Day 02: Wake up early in the morning then Fly to Lukla (2,804m) – 35 mins. Trek to Phakding (2,610m) -3 hrs

Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m) – 5.5 hrs

Day 04: Namche Bazaar acclimatization day.

Day 05: Trek to Phorste Thanga (3,680m) – 5 hrs.

Day 06: Trek to Machherma (4,470m) – 5 hrs.

Day 07:Trek to Gokyo (4,790m) – 5.5 hrs.

Day 08: Trek to Gokyo Ri (5,364m) and back to Gokyo – 5 hrs.

Day 09: Trek to Thangna (4,730m) – 4 hrs.

Day 10: Cross Cho La pass (5,363m) then trek to Dzongla (4,830m) – 7 hrs.

Day 11: Trek to Lobuche (4,910m ) – 4 hrs.

Day 12: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,365 m) then back to Gorak Shep – 5.5 hrs.

Day 13: Hike up to Kala Patthar (5,555m) early in the morning and trek down to Periche (4,200m) – 6 hrs.

Day 14: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m) – 5.5 hrs.

Day 15: Trek to Lukla (2,804m) – 6 hrs.

Day 16: Morning flight back to Kathmandu.we will transfer to you hotel.Leisure time in Kathmandu.Overnight at a hotel.

Day 17: Farewell friend

Day 1
Up on arrival at the Tribuwan International Airport

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 2
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 3
Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m) - 5.5 hrs.

Day 4
Namche Bazaar acclimatization day.

Day 5
Trek to Phorste Thanga (3,680m) - 5 hrs.

Day 6
Trek to Machherma (4,470m) - 5 hrs.

Day 7
Trek to Gokyo (4,790m) - 5.5 hrs.

Day 8
Trek to Gokyo Ri (5,364m) and back to Gokyo - 5 hrs

Day 9
Trek to Thangna (4,730m) - 4 hrs.

Day 10
Cross Cho La pass (5,363m) then trek to Dzongla (4,830m) - 7 hrs.

Day 11
Trek to Lobuche (4,910m ) - 4 hrs.

Day 12
Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,365 m) then back to Gorak Shep - 5.5 hrs.

Day 13
Hike up to Kala Patthar (5,555m) early in the morning and trek down to Periche (4,200m) - 6 hrs.

Day 14
Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m) - 5.5 hrs

Day 15
Trek to Lukla (2,804m) - 6 hrs.

Day 16
Morning flight back to Kathmandu.we will transfer to you hotel.Leisure time in Kathmandu.

Day 17
Farewell friend.Leisure time until fight.we will transfer you as well airport.

Trip Includes:

  • Airport pick up and drop by a private vehicle
  • 3 Nights twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu at (3* Hotel) with breakfast
  • Welcome dinner or farewell dinner at one of the typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance
  • Trekking permits, National Park entrance fee and Tims (Trekkers Security Card) permits
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight tickets and departure tax
  • Accommodations on a trek (Lodge/ Tea house)
  • 5 Hot showers (Attached bathroom) on a trek
  • Three meals (Lunch/Dinner/Breakfast) a day during the trek
  • Purified drinking water (Medicated proof & safe)
  • Fesh fruits after every dinner (During the trek)
  • Licensed and well trained English speaking guide and his entire expenses
  • (One porter for each 2 members) and his entire expenses
  • Insurance of Guide and Porter
  • All required local tax and Gov tax
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (Rental basis)
  • Officlai Trekking T- Shirt, Official duffel bag &Trekking Route Map (As a souvenir)
  • Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage certificate (after completion the trek)
  • xi-meter: To check , heart rating and oxygen saturation to Everest Base Camp via gokyo trek and return back
  • First Aid Service (Basic)

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

Nepal Trekking FAQ’s

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How can I get a visa for Nepal?

You can easily get your visa at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu. You need to have a passport size photo along with the original passport.

Is it safe in Nepal?

Yes, it is safe in Nepal. Over the past 10 years, Nepal has become the top traveling destinations in the world.

What is the best season in Nepal?

Spring and autumn are the best seasons to visit Nepal. According to data, Lots of travelers want to visit Nepal in September, October, March, and April.

What Kind of accommodation do I get during my trek?

It depends upon the routes that you are traveling. Teahouse has commonly used accommodation during the trek.

How often will I get a shower during the trek?

You can get the shower services but you have to pay. So, it’s up to your choice how many times you want.

What type of food do I get during the trek?

Dal and Bhat is a commonly used food that Nepalese used. Besides that, you can find basic restaurant items like Momo, Chowmin, Noodle, and fried rice.

Can I get a guide and porter for my trek?

Yes, you can hire a guide and porter for your trek. An experienced guide can charge a high amount of cost for their service.

Are there communication facilities during the trek?

You can get communication facilities in lots of places during the trek. You can get wifi services for enjoyment.

What is the language that a guide can speak?

Our guide can speak English, Chinese, Spanish, Hindi, and many more.

Do you arrange a private trip?

Yes, we serve both private and join the trip for Nepal.

Do I need to bring my sleeping bag?

Yes, you must carry your sleeping bag. You can buy or hire a sleeping bag in Kathmandu as well.

Do I need to have insurance?

You must have insurance. if you get sick, accidents, loss of your bags or luggage even missing flights it will help to recover.

How can I book my trip?

You can book your trip by consulting one of our tour operators through email. S/He will help you for further process.

What language do they speak in Nepal?

The mother language of Nepal is Nepali. However, they can speak English and Hindi.

  • Reading/writing material
  • First-aid kit; should contain lip salve, Aspirin, Band Aids, anti-histamine, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea
  • Re-hydration powder, extra prescription drugs you may be taking if any particular
  • Wet wipes for cleaning can be purchased in Kathmandu.
  • Health requirements arranged
  • Money: cash/credit card
  • Down Sleeping bag provided by Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage  Trek in Kathmandu
  • Light weight Towel
  • Day pack (25-30 liter) to carry your personal needs during the day
  • Torch/flashlight – headlamp style is ideal
  • Insect repellent, sunscreen and lip balm
  • Refillable water bottle – Min 1 Liter Aluminum or Nalgene polypropylene are best
  • Warm Hat
  • Sunhat/bandana
  • Sunglasses
  • Gloves – wool or fleeced and gore tex
  • Scarf
  • Bag Liners to waterproof your bags (A duffel bag is provided to each trekker for trekking by Nepal adventure Pilgrimage  in Kathmandu)
  • Sewing Kit
  • Wind and waterproof Jacket & Pants
  • Comfortable and sturdy walking shoes (worn frequently prior to departure)
  • Socks: thick wool blend and thin cotton to be worn in combination – ensure boots fit such combination
  • Running shoes or sandals for evening
  • Wool jumper/sweater/fleece. Lightweight during summer, 1 heavyweight or 2 lightweights during winter months.
  • T Shirts 2 or 3
  • Shirt – Long Sleeved
  • Pants – lightweight long trousers (jeans are unsuitable)
  • Thermals upper and lower
  • Extra warm clothing during winter (December to March) layered clothing – thermals.

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Trip Facts

  • All ground transportation & Domestic Flight
  • 2-10
  • 5445Meters
  • We will be staying at 3 *** Hotel in Kathmandu, and Normal Hotel during the trek. All accommodations are on twin-shared basis
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meal During the Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Trek
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Moderate
  • Nepal
  • During spring season (March to May) and autumn season (September to November).
  • Every Hotel During The Trek