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, world’s highest national park.
- Adventurous hiking in world famous trail.
- Breathtaking view of Gokyo Lake
- Enjoy the view from the base of the Mount Everest.
- Amazing view of Everest from top of Kala Patthar.
- Observe unique culture and village of Sherpa.
- Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
The Mt. Everest or Solu Khumbu region is the second-most popular trekking & mountaineering area in Nepal. It would be 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.
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 view point to see of major Mountain peaks of 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).
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.
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 12: 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
Physical Conditions and Experience Requirements
17 days of Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Trek 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 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.
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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 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.
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.