Everest Base Camp Gokyo Trek

Activity Everest Base Camp Gokyo Trek

Lowest Altitute Approximately 1350 meters Kathmandu

Highest Altitute Approximately 5545 meters Kalapatthar

Diffuculty Moderate

Duration 18 days

Best Season March-May, September-November

Cost $ 1060 / Person

Group size Minimum one to Maximum Fifty

Everest base camp trek along the path trodden by renowned mountaineers Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, exemplary moment to immerse on cultural wonders on the lap of natural wonders with an intoxicating glimpse of alluring green hills, magnetic waterfalls, hypnotizing rivers and sparkling glaciers.

Everest base camp Jiri trekking with constantly going up and down through the Himalayas crossing three passes Deurali, Lamjurala and Thaksindo la, incredulous momentum to perceive the sensational vision of legendary Khumbu icefall on Everest region; a treasure house of flora and fauna.

Jiri Everest base camp trek traditional route for trekking to the base of world highest peak is great for better acclimatization with a glimpse of original Nepal and enjoying diverse and eye-catching landscapes of Jiri famed as Nepalese Switzerland compilation of forests, terraced rice fields, rivers and villages without much attention to the altitude.

Grab the opportunity to blur the nature and culture criteria on Everest Base Camp trek via Jiri visiting numerous mani walls and stones, witnessing the land of Sherpa and exploring pious Buddhist monasteries that resides on Himalayan region offering eye appealing vision of glistening snowy peaks bathed by morning sunlight.

Itinerary Overview

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu airport and transfer to the hotel.

You will be warmly welcomed by our representative at Tribhuwan International Airport and transferred to the hotel by private vehicle.


Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Phaplu.

We depart Kathmandu for 9-10 hours drive to Phaplu on mountain roads passing through Bhaktapur, Banepa, Dhulikhel, Lamasanghu perceiving an eye-catching glimpse of green hills and snowcapped mountains. Then trek begins from phaplu on the gently uphill path to reach Deurai or phaplu for overnight stay.


Day 03: Phaplu to Kharikhola

We leave phaplu walking on the steeply downhill trail up to Bhandar then climb uphill to reach Kenja. We arrive at Sete trekking on steeply upward trail enchanting on the beautiful scenery of agricultural farm then we will reach to Khari Khola. it will take around 5-6 hours to reach Khari Khola.


Day 04: Kharikhola to Lukla

We trek on steeply upward path crossing Dagchu, Goyem till we reach Lamjura pass and descend gently down from Lamjura pass to arrive at Junbesi for a stunning vision of Everest peak at the front and magical view of Lamjura la pass after that we will go through the beautiful forest. after that, we will reach to Lukla for walking for 6-7 hours.


Day 05: Lukla to Phading

We proceed with our journey on a slightly upward path to reach Phurtung for the first magical vision of Everest and Thamserku, Kantega, Mera peak and many more then we climb steep uphill to cross Takshinda la pass and finally walk down to find ourselves on phading. we walk for 3-4 hours to reach there.


Day 06:Phading to Namche

We cross the Dudh Koshi river bridge walking gradually plane hills and then again crossing another suspension bridge we start heading all the way up to Namche bazar. Namche bazar is one of the best spots to have a mesmerizing view of many mountains like nupla, sar, khumbila, Thamserku, Kusum Kanguru, etc. around 5-6 hour of walk we reach to Namche.

 

Day 07: Rest to Namche

Today we climb uphill to see Mount Everest for the first time and there is a big Everest view hotel from where we can see Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, etc. and after a short break, we return back to Namche and rest.


Day 08: Namche to Dhole

We departure from Namche and move toward dhole. we need to walk the path like a little bit up and a little bit down. on the way to dhole, we see many beautiful scenarios like small mountains, peak, forest, different species of animals and birds. it takes 4-5 hours to reach dhole


Day 09:  Dhole to Machhermo

We will move early in the morning from dhole to machhermo after taking breakfast. the way is a little upward and then we walk in-plane area. we see many mountains like kanetega, Thamserku, etc it will take around 3-4 hours to reach machhermo


Day 10: Machhermo to Gokyo

We climb through a ridge Chorten from where we can see the magnificent view of both down the valley and of the mountain Thamserku and, choyu. it is quite difficult comparing other days and after a walking 4-5 hours we will reach Gokyo


Day 11: Rest to Gokyo.

We wake up early in the morning on that day. it is located on the west side of the Ngozumpa glacier, which is the largest glacier in Nepal, it is one of the biggest lakes in that place which is beautiful. it is located at an altitude of  4,700 m. we will head toward Gokyo RI. when we reach on the top we feel like we are surrounded by panoramic mountains like Kusum, Kanguru, Thamserku, taboche, Makalu, Lhotse, Nuptse, Everest, and Pumori. then we trek down to Gokyo.


Day 12: Gokyo to Thangna 

Our journey starts early in the morning. we will walk by the side of the river which is beautiful it will take 3-4 hours to reach Thangna.


Day 13:Thangna to Dzongla

We start walking before sunrise. We will cross Cho la pass over at an altitude of 5,330 m where we could be exposed to strong winds. we need to walk around 3-4 hours upward and 2-3 hours downward. the problem may arise due to the altitude and snow.  then we will reach to Dzongla

 

Day 14: Dzongla to Lobuche 

To reach Lobuche it will take 3-4 hours. it is an easier and shorter trekking route  


Day 15: Lobuche to Gorakshep

Early in the morning, we will head toward Gorakshep. it lies in an altitude of 5,180 m height. it is an easy and short rout. it takes 3 hours to reach Gorakshep. after reaching Gorakshepwe will have lunch and have like a 30-minute rest and later we will head up towards Everest base camp and return back to Gorakshep.


Day 16: Gorakshep to Pheriche

Ee will wake up early in the morning and take our breakfast then move towards Pheriche. Pheriche lies in an altitude of 4270m height. it takes 6-7 hours to reach there


Day 17: Pheriche to Namche

The walk from Pheriche is mostly downhill which is interesting to walk. we will pass through Deboche, there is a monastery.  it is at an altitude of 3850m height. it will take around 6-7 hours to reach Namche.


Day 18: Namche to Lukla

You will follow the Dudh Koshi trail back to Lukla, going up and down at a sweet pace. You can buy special souvenirs like the yak bell on your way back. The last evening will be spent among the amiable Sherpa sipping on a traditional drink chhyaang and enjoying the Sherpa dance in the lap of Himalayas.


Day 19: Lukla  to Kathmandu

If the weather condition if good, You take a flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla and it takes almost 30 minutes. 


Day 20: We drive you to the airport on the basis of your scheduled flight.


Note

We customize itinerary as per your interest to manage your specific requirements.

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu airport and transfer to the hotel.

You will be warmly welcomed by our representative at Tribhuwan International Airport and transferred to the hotel by private vehicle.


Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Phaplu.

We depart Kathmandu for 9-10 hours drive to Phaplu on mountain roads passing through Bhaktapur, Banepa, Dhulikhel, Lamasanghu perceiving an eye-catching glimpse of green hills and snowcapped mountains. Then trek begins from phaplu on the gently uphill path to reach Deurai or phaplu for overnight stay.


Day 03: Phaplu to Kharikhola

We leave phaplu walking on the steeply downhill trail up to Bhandar then climb uphill to reach Kenja. We arrive at Sete trekking on steeply upward trail enchanting on the beautiful scenery of agricultural farm then we will reach to Khari Khola. it will take around 5-6 hours to reach Khari Khola.


Day 04: Kharikhola to Lukla

We trek on steeply upward path crossing Dagchu, Goyem till we reach Lamjura pass and descend gently down from Lamjura pass to arrive at Junbesi for a stunning vision of Everest peak at the front and magical view of Lamjura la pass after that we will go through the beautiful forest. after that, we will reach to Lukla for walking for 6-7 hours.


Day 05: Lukla to Phading

We proceed with our journey on a slightly upward path to reach Phurtung for the first magical vision of Everest and Thamserku, Kantega, Mera peak and many more then we climb steep uphill to cross Takshinda la pass and finally walk down to find ourselves on phading. we walk for 3-4 hours to reach there.


Day 06:Phading to Namche

We cross the Dudh Koshi river bridge walking gradually plane hills and then again crossing another suspension bridge we start heading all the way up to Namche bazar. Namche bazar is one of the best spots to have a mesmerizing view of many mountains like nupla, sar, khumbila, Thamserku, Kusum Kanguru, etc. around 5-6 hour of walk we reach to Namche.

 

Day 07: Rest to Namche

Today we climb uphill to see Mount Everest for the first time and there is a big Everest view hotel from where we can see Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, etc. and after a short break, we return back to Namche and rest.


Day 08: Namche to Dhole

We departure from Namche and move toward dhole. we need to walk the path like a little bit up and a little bit down. on the way to dhole, we see many beautiful scenarios like small mountains, peak, forest, different species of animals and birds. it takes 4-5 hours to reach dhole


Day 09:  Dhole to Machhermo

We will move early in the morning from dhole to machhermo after taking breakfast. the way is a little upward and then we walk in-plane area. we see many mountains like kanetega, Thamserku, etc it will take around 3-4 hours to reach machhermo


Day 10: Machhermo to Gokyo

We climb through a ridge Chorten from where we can see the magnificent view of both down the valley and of the mountain Thamserku and, choyu. it is quite difficult comparing other days and after a walking 4-5 hours we will reach Gokyo


Day 11: Rest to Gokyo.

We wake up early in the morning on that day. it is located on the west side of the Ngozumpa glacier, which is the largest glacier in Nepal, it is one of the biggest lakes in that place which is beautiful. it is located at an altitude of  4,700 m. we will head toward Gokyo RI. when we reach on the top we feel like we are surrounded by panoramic mountains like Kusum, Kanguru, Thamserku, taboche, Makalu, Lhotse, Nuptse, Everest, and Pumori. then we trek down to Gokyo.


Day 12: Gokyo to Thangna 

Our journey starts early in the morning. we will walk by the side of the river which is beautiful it will take 3-4 hours to reach Thangna.


Day 13:Thangna to Dzongla

We start walking before sunrise. We will cross Cho la pass over at an altitude of 5,330 m where we could be exposed to strong winds. we need to walk around 3-4 hours upward and 2-3 hours downward. the problem may arise due to the altitude and snow.  then we will reach to Dzongla

 

Day 14: Dzongla to Lobuche 

To reach Lobuche it will take 3-4 hours. it is an easier and shorter trekking route  


Day 15: Lobuche to Gorakshep

Early in the morning, we will head toward Gorakshep. it lies in an altitude of 5,180 m height. it is an easy and short rout. it takes 3 hours to reach Gorakshep. after reaching Gorakshepwe will have lunch and have like a 30-minute rest and later we will head up towards Everest base camp and return back to Gorakshep.


Day 16: Gorakshep to Pheriche

Ee will wake up early in the morning and take our breakfast then move towards Pheriche. Pheriche lies in an altitude of 4270m height. it takes 6-7 hours to reach there


Day 17: Pheriche to Namche

The walk from Pheriche is mostly downhill which is interesting to walk. we will pass through Deboche, there is a monastery.  it is at an altitude of 3850m height. it will take around 6-7 hours to reach Namche.


Day 18: Namche to Lukla

You will follow the Dudh Koshi trail back to Lukla, going up and down at a sweet pace. You can buy special souvenirs like the yak bell on your way back. The last evening will be spent among the amiable Sherpa sipping on a traditional drink chhyaang and enjoying the Sherpa dance in the lap of Himalayas.


Day 19: Lukla  to Kathmandu

If the weather condition if good, You take a flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla and it takes almost 30 minutes. 


Day 20: We drive you to the airport on the basis of your scheduled flight.


Note

We customize itinerary as per your interest to manage your specific requirements.

Cost Included

- One professional guide and porter for the trek and all their food and accomadation cost during the trek.

- A porter for every 2 people who can carry upto 20 kg total and if only one customer then the guide will be singular and will help carry up to 10 kg
- Insurance and flight.
- Sagarmatha(Everest) National Park Entrance fee, TIMS (Trekking Inofrmation mamangment System card) and Pasang Lhamu Rular Municipality (Namche) foreign trekkers fee .
- Airfare one ways to Lukla -KTM, in a fixed wing aircraft with potter.
- Airport picks up and drop off services by private vehicle for the domestic flights and also if provided with details pick for your international flight to Nepal from airport to hotel and hotel to airport.
- First aid kits for guide and porters
- Insurance and equipment for the Nepali staffs.

- All Govement Tax

-Rescue help if required

- Help to find the best and cheapest accommodation and meals during the trek and stay in Nepal

Cost Excluded

- Accommodation, Meals and drinks during the treks and your stay in Nepal.
- Personal, medical and evaluation insurance
-Cost raised by re-routing, cancellation, political disturbance etc.
- Any other expenses which are not mentioned above.

<p>To enjoy your trip more you need to be comfort and breathability all day long, for that you need to put emphasis on equipment’s that are necessary. The following list includes items that are necessary which can also be hired. Backpack: During your trip you need to be careful to make the weight of your clothing equipment down to minimum. Your packed trek bag, should weigh no more than 15 kilograms (33 pounds.) Sleeping Bag: Sleeping bag rated to at least 15-degrees Fahrenheit (Optional/ Sleeping bag is provided by us if necessary) Duffel Bag Flash Light (Head lamp) Sun glass Water purifier Feet Trekking boots Lightweight sandals Woolen socks (3 pairs) Clothes While packing your clothes, you need to be careful to not to pack heavy clothes. It’s rather good to go on layers than in bulky clothes. Hat (For warmth) Lightweight long sleeve trekking shirts Long sleeves are good for sun protection. Light weight makes for easy wash material Fleece Jacket or pullover Underwear (4 pairs) Fleece or wool trouser/ Pants Gaiters (Optional) Thermal Clothing (As per the Season) Lightweight rain Jacket Warm Gloves or mittens Sports bra Miscellaneous Items Sun block Toilet articles and towel Small Knife First-aid kit (containing all drugs prescribed to you) Batteries backup</p>

Food

No meals are included on the cost but our staff and guide will help you get access to the best restaurants and hotels in Kathmandu and also help you get access to good organic and healthy meals during your trek. Our sister Agency Everest Trekkers Fuel is also the sole provider of freeze-dry trekking and climbing meals and can be provided to you with small Additional Cost.

Accomodation

You would recommend you accommodated at Nagarjun homestay with facilities of hot water, western toilets, electricity, television, free WIFI during Kathmandu stay. And recommend you to stay at teahouses with facilities granted by teahouses during a trek. But the cost does not include any accommodation. Our guide and staff will help you to get access to the best accommodation at the budget value.


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