Everest Gokyo Trek
Duration : 18 day(s)
Fixed Departure 2017: 9 Jan , 26 Jan , 11 Feb , 24 Feb , 7 Mar , 21 Mar , 2 Apr , 16 Apr , 29 Apr , 10 May , 23 May , 3 Jun , 20 Jun , 4 Jul, 1 Aug, 15 Aug , 30 Aug, 15 Sep, 24 Sep , 5 Oct, 13 Oct , 25 Oct , 4 Nov , 18 Nov , 30 Nov , 6 Dec 2017 .
Day 01: (Fly in Lukla and fly out from Lukla) Everest / Gokyo Trek Prior to landing in Tribhuvan International airport at Kathmandu, you could have some excellent views of snow-capped mountains, after custom clearance, meet with our tour coordinator and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Final preparation day at Kathmandu.
Day 03: After breakfast drive to domestic airport to connect the fly to Lukla (trekking starting point); it takes about 40 minutes flight journey from Kathmandu.
Arrive at Lukla 2850 meter, commence trek through an exotic village to join the main trail from Churi Kharka in about one hour. The trail follows the east bank of the river Dudha Koshi (River of Milk), on the way you can enjoy with beautiful terrace field, typical slate roofed houses, souvenirs shops and views of Kusum Kangaru West Peak (5579 meter), continue to trek and reach at Phakding. Overnight stay in Phakding 2640 meter at lodge.The journey will take about 03-04 hours.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3440 meter, it takes about 06-07 hours walking from Phakding. The trail continue climb up along with the west bank of river until the village of Benkar is reached. On the way you can enjoy with beautiful valley and Thamserku Mountain (6623 meter), cross the bridge and now trail enters Shagarmatha National park at the village of Jorsale. From Jorsale the trail continue follows the east bank of Dudha Koshi to the foot hill below Namche begins. Cross the suspension bridge, the first section is steep ascent and from half way climbed up, the views of Mount Everest attracted and continue walk through conifer forest with sightseeing wonderful views of Rolwaling Himal and reach at Namche Bazarr, the village is the administrative centre of the northern region of Solu-Khumbu district. Overnight stay in Namche Bazaar at lodge.
Day 05: Acclimatizing day at Namche Bazaar.
Day 06: After breakfast commence trek to Dole 4090 meter. Generally it takes about 06-07 hours walking from Namche Bazaar. The trail begins to climb out of the valley through rhododendron forest; this portion is seen very attractive at late April when the rhododendrons are full bloom. The excellent views of Cho-Yo Mountain (8201 meter) can see through the trees. Overnight stay in Dole at lodge.
Day 07: Trek ascends to Machhermo 4410 meter, through beautiful valley and Junipers forest. The trail beyond Machhermo offers magnificent views of Mt Cho-Oyu and wonderful views of Duh Koshi. As you cross the bridge the valley becomes wider. Upper valley, you can see attractive snowy Kayajo- Ri Peak 6186 meter. Overnight stay at Machhermo.
Day 08: The trail climbs up along the valley to Gokyo 4750 meter. On the way trekking you can enjoy with snowy mountain views of Khantega, Cho-Oyu, Ngojumba Kang-I (7743 meter), II (7646 meter). Wonderful views of icy lakes. Overnight stay in Gokyo at lodge.
Day 09: Early morning walk through wide stream with stepping from one stone to another and climb to Gokyo- Ri Peak 5360 meter. From the summit provides excellent views of silvery mountains in the 360 degree. Return to Gokyo. Overnight stay at lodge.
Day 10: Trek to Thangna through a unique wide stream rocky terrain and crosses the Cho-Oyu glaciers and reaches at Thankga for overnight, it takes about 3-04 hours walking from Gokyo. Overnight stay in Thangna at lodge.
Day 11: Trek climbs up through rocky meadows and crosses the Cho-La Pass 5565 meter and reaches at Dazongla and overnight stay at lodge. The journey will take about 06-07 hours from Thangna. If there is snow on the ground the trail may be slippery. This day could be strenuous journey.
Day 12: Trek climbs up along the side of the Khumbu glacier to Lobuche 4930 meter; it takes about 03-04 hours walking from Dzonglha. It provides excellent views of snowy peaks and beautiful valley. Overnight stay in Lobuche at lodge.
Day 13: Early morning Excursion to Kalapathar 5560 meter. (Dark brown hill). From the summit of the dark brown hill provides magnificent views of snowy mountains views including Mount Everest and Khumbu Glaciers. Trek to Dzongla/ Pheruche. Overnight saty at lodge.
Day 14: The journey starts down the stone steps, through conifer and rhododendron forest, the meandering river of Imja Khola is crossed at narrow cliffs by suspension bridge, and then trail follows stream ascent on the western bank of river to the village of Pangboche and above the village, the trail passes numerous pastures before reaching Dinboche valley. It provides excellent views of Thamserku, Khantega 6799 meter, Ama Dablam 6812 meter, Lhotse, Mount Everest and beautiful valley. Visit the largest Tenboche Monastery. Overnight stay in Tenboche 3967 meter at lodge.
Day 15: After breakfast commence trek to Namche 3440 meter through a unique terrain. The trail ascends until Duha Koshi River, climb up to Namche. Then trek decends to Manjo/ Phakding. Overnihgt stay at lodge.
Day 16: After breakfast trek stream climbs up to Lukla 2850m through magnificent Sherpa village. Overnight stay at lodge.
Day 17: Early morning fly from Lukla to Kathmandu. It will take about 40 minutes with flight. Upon arrival at Kathmandu Domestic airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 18: Departs from hotel to International airport to connect the flight for onward destination.
- During the trek all meals, accommodation at lodges, National Park entrance fees and trekking Permit, well experienced and trained trekking guide and a porter. Air fare from Kathmandu/ Lukla/ Kathmandu. Accommodation at Kathmandu as per itinerary.
Join with Everest / Gokyo Trek Hotel in Kathmandu: 04 NTS.
Trek duration: 18 days.
Walking hours: 05-06 hours.
Grade: Challenging trek.
Maximum Altitude: 5545 meter.
Price: USD $ 1355 Per Person including air fare Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu.