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The Gokyo Everest Trekking

The perfect trekking for those wishing to avoid the most frequented trails in the Everest region but want to enjoy a breathtaking view of this mountain. Walk through the Sherpa villages and Yak pastures to the beautiful Gokyo Valley with its beautiful lakes and from where you can go up to Gokyori for one of the most beautiful views of Everest and the surrounding peaks, including Chooyu in Tibet.

 

We specialize in organizing treks in Nepal, which are unique and off the beaten touristic track!

 

Day 1: Welcome to Nepal

Arrival at Tribhuvan airport in Kathmandu (1340 meters), a warm welcome by our representative and transfer to hotel.Time to visit Durbar Square.

Accommodation: Kathmandu Guesthouse

Meals: -

 

Day 2: Kathmandu

Visit the stunning Stupa of Boudhanath, the most important Buddhist cultural centre in Kathmandu, as many Tibetan refugees stopped at this resort, creating more than 50 Gompa (Tibetan monasteries). Since 1979, Boudhanath is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Accommodation: Kathmandu Guesthouse

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 3: Lukla - Phakding 2640m - 3 hours

Early morning transfer to Kathmandu National Terminal to take flight to Lukla (2810m / 9216ft). The flight time is about 45 minutes. Your trekking begins from Lukla. The path passes through the Sherpa village and yak pastures. Lunch at ThadoKoshi (2591m) with a wonderful view of KumKangaru (6370m). You will see the painted wall Hani in the village of Ghat (chhuthawa). In the late afternoon arrive at Phakding.

Accommodation: Namaste Guesthouse

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 4: Namche Bazaar 3440m - 6 hours

Cross a long suspended bridge over the DhudhKoshi River, which originates from the Khumbu Glacier. Today you will enter the Sagarmatha National Park in the village of Monjo. The trail continues along the Dudhakoshi River. You cross another suspended bridge at LarjaDobhan (2830m). From here the path goes steeply through the pine forest. After half an hour of steep walk you will see Mt Everest (8848m). The trail rises up to NamcheBazaar through the forest. You will be pleased to see NamcheBazaar, which is near the Everest Base Camp. Stay here two nights.

Accommodation: Khumbu Resort

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 5: Acclimatization day

The day off at NamcheBazaar is particularly suitable for altitude acclimatization. Today, you can walk around NamcheBazaar. Here you can find many services such as bank, internet, bakery and other shopping. After breakfast, one and half hour steep walk towards Syangboche (3880m). From Syangboche you can see Mount Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Ama Dablam (6814m), Thamserku (6618m) and other mountains. It's time to enjoy a tea or coffee and set off for half an hour to Khumjung village (3780m), a Sherpa village. Sherpas are known to be the best climbers in the world. In the village of Khumjung you can visit Kumjung Hillary School and KumjungGompa. After lunch go back to NamcheBazaar.

Accommodation: Khumbu Resort

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 6: Dole 4110m - 6 hours

From Namche a path leads us to Khumjung, a picturesque village that also has its Gompa in the upper part of the city. Here you can have a panoramic view of Tamser, Kantega and Ama Dablam.

Immediately after leaving Khumjung, the trail climbs to a large chorten on top of a crest. This crest descends from Khumbila, a peak of 5734 m, "the abode of the God of the Khumbu region." The path descends slightly towards Sanasa and then goes up to Mongla (4000m.) From here you can admire magnificent views of the mountains.This trail goes down to Phortse Tenga and from there, it goes back to Dole, through a forest of rhododendrons and birches.

Accommodation: Teahouse

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 7: Machermo 4410m - 6 hours

From Dole you go steadily along the valley side, the trail passes many summer shelters, which are used when yaks are taken to these places to graze in the summer months. In front of you you will see a magnificent panorama on Chooyu, while at the bottom of the valley there are the peaks of Kantega and Thamserku.

Accommodation: Teahouse

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 8: Gokyo 4790m - 6 hours

The journey begins from Macherma, towards Gokyo, this is an ideal base for the nearby excursions.

Accommodation: Teahouse for two nights

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 9: Gokyo Ri Peak- 4 hours

Gokyo Ri has a fantastic view to admire the vast panorama of the Khumbu Mountains. You will soon go uphill and climb steep slopes to reach the top. The mountains you can see include the majestic Everest, Nuptse, Chooyu and other giants. You can also see the valley Gokyo below. After watching the mountains, back to Gokyo.

Accommodation: Teahouse.

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 10: Thangna 4700m-4 hours

After breakfast head to your next hiking spot, Thanga, also known as the base of the Choke-La. This is an easy walk.

Accommodation: Teahouse

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 11: Cho-La Pass 5420m - Dongong 4830m - 9 hours

Begin the trek early in the morning before dawn. You must cross Cho-La Pass before it is too windy in the area. As at an altitude of 5300 m, you might be exposed to strong winds. After crossing the Cho La Pass, begins a steep climb. From here you will enjoy the magnificent views of the mountains and then you will go down to your destination, Dzongla.

Accommodation: Teahouse

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 12: Lobuche 4930m - 4 hours

Today's walk is the easiest and shortest of the trek. The trail continues along the morain of Dzongla, offering splendid views of Kala Pattar and Pumori before reaching Lobuche

Accommodation: Teahouse for two nights

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 13: Kala Pathar 5550m - Lobuche - 3 hours

After breakfast head to the next hiking point, Kalapathar which is a small peak at an altitude of 5555 m. This will be one of the hardest but most rewarding day of trekking. The climb is challenging but you will have the most magnificent view of Everest, the highest point on the planet. It will stand in front of you like other giants, Nuptse, Pumori, Chagatse, Lhotse and many more. After enjoying the view from here, return to Lobuche.

Accommodation: Teahouse

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 14: Tengboche 3930m

After breakfast in the morning begin the journey that begins with crossing the villages, Buddhist monasteries, bridges and some waterfalls. Continue to Tengboche.

Accommodation: Teahouse

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch & Dinner

 

Day15: Namche Bazaar

Travel to Namche Bazzar. The first part of the route directly goes through the Rododendro and pine forest. The trail rises slightly over Namche via Trashinga and Sanasa.

Accommodation: Khumbu Resort

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 16: Lukla

Head towards Lukla. There is something very special in the environment, the villages and populations of the Khumbu hills and valleys.

Accommodation: North Face Resort

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 17: Kathmandu

Flight to Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel. The rest of this day will be free.

Accommodation: Kathmandu Guesthouse

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 18: Goodbye

Transfer to the airport and end of our services.

Meals: Breakfast

 

From 1570 euros per person

 

Included in the price:

Transfers to the airport for arrivals / departures.

Accommodation in double room with breakfast

Teahouse and meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking.

1 expert, helpful and friendly guide, 1 porter for 2 people, food and lodging, salary, equipment and insurance.

All transport by private vehicle and domestic flights.

Trekking permits.

 

Not included in the price

Travel Insurance

International flights.

Nepalese visa

Personal expenses

Any type of alcoholic beverages, cold drinks, laundry, telephone calls, internet.

Travel Insurance.

Any other cost, which is not included in the cost included.

Tips to driver, guide and porter