Trip Duration: 20 days Trekking Days: 15 days Trip Grading: Mild to Strenuous Maximum Elevation: 5550 meters / 18200ft Accommodation: Teahouses
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Trekking to Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Valley and Cho La Pass

Trekking to the Mt. Everest Base Camp is one of the most popular treks in the Himalaya. The trek begins with a flight to Lukla (elevation 2800m). From Lukla, the trekking proceeds to Khumbu Valley via Namche Bazaar, an important market town which has internet and a German Bakery. The next stop is Tengboche where we will find the largest Buddhist Monastery in the region. Mountain climbers often stop to receive the blessing of the Lama (Monk) before proceeding to Everest and other expeditions. We reach Everest base camp (5364m./17593 ft.) and Kalapattar (5550m/18204ft.), both of which are ultimate destinations for treks in the Everest region. We pass the villages of Pangoche, Dingboche and Loboche, the homes of well-known Sherpa mountaineers. Several side hikes can be made from these villages to appreciate stunning views.

The itinerary then has us trek from Khumbu Valley over the Cho-La Pass (5368m./17607ft.) to the Gokyo Valley, another marvelous trekking destination. We will stay in the little seasonal village of Gokyo and can hike to several places from there; the glacier, the ice lakes, the Cho Oyu base camp, and Gokyo Peak (5360m./17580ft.). The breathtaking 360 degree view from Gokyo Peak includes Mt. Everest (8850m/29035ft), Cho Oyu (8201m/26899ft), Lhotse (8516m/27932ft), Makalu (8463m/27758ft) and many others, making this little trekking peak one of the most visited spots in the Everest region. We return following the lower section of the valley to Khumjung, the largest Sherpa settlement of the area before passing back through Namche Bazaar on our way to Lukla for our return flight to Kathmandu.

Brief Itinerary Everest Base Camp Gokyo Valley Trek

Day 01-02: Kathmandu
Day 03: Flight to Lukla and trek to Monjo
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar
Day 05: Rest day for acclimatization
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche
Day 08: Rest for acclimatization
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche
Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep evening visit base camp
Day 11: Trek to Kalapattar and back to Gorakshep
Day 12: Trek to Zongla
Day 13: Trek over Chola Pass and to Thangnag
Day 14: Trek to Gokyo
Day 15: Explore / Rest
Day 16: Trek to Dole
Day 17: Trek to Namche bzaar
Day 18: Trek to Lukla
Day 19: Fly out from Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 20: Cushion or rest day in Kathmandu
Day 21: Return home or plan more

This trek can be shortened by one or two days if your time doesn’t fit.

Trip Cost Includes

  • Kathmandu hotel as per itinerary breakfast and taxes
  • One welcome meal
  • National Park Entry fee, Local Municipal Entry Fee
  • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu flight fare of you and guide
  • Lukla to Lukla trekking period : Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea or coffee at the time of meal
  • One tea break in a day tea or coffee, drinking water boiled or treated
  • Accommodation: single or double room in local home lodges
  • Porter to carry luggage, extra bag
  • Guide entire trip from Kathmandu back to Kathamndu
  • Insurance, equipment, bonus, wages for staff
  • Airport pick up and drop


Trip Cost Doesn’t Include

  • Hotel change or upgrade if applicable in Kathmandu
  • Lodge, hotel upgrade to private bathroom type during the trek
  • Extra porter if required for specific purpose
  • Additional day trek charge in the case of itinerary change or dates added
  • Your travel, rescue, medical insurances.
  • Meals in Kathmandu except hotel breakfast and welcome meal
  • Bottled drinking water, and beverages other than tea / coffee during meals
  • Hot shower
  • Special meals other than mentioned on printed menu, special desert
  • Any meals taken outside the lodge stayed
  • Personal expenses such as shopping, tipping, donation, offering, etc
  • Anything that’s not mentioned under the cost includes section above
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