Everest Base Camp & Gokyo Lakes Trek

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  • duration 18 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 10+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Maximum altitude 5545 meters
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Trek to Everest Base Camp, from where the journey to world's highest mountain starts
  • Explore the glistening Gokyo Lakes
  • See stunning views of Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse and more
  • Encounter two of the famous glaciers in the Himalayas: Ngojumpa and Khumbu
This 18-day, guided tour takes you to two of the most important highlights in the Everest region, Everest Base Camp and the Gokyo Lakes. See the soaring Himalayas, massive glaciers and glistening bodies of water perched amid snow-covered peaks, all in less than three weeks. Your journey to the base camp of the world's highest mountain kicks off on Day 2 with a flight to Lukla.

Follow the Dudh Kosi River as you head up to Everest Base Camp via Namche Bazaar, Tyangboche, Dingboche and other popular locations in the Khumbu region. Reach the base camp on Day 9 and enjoy a sunrise view of some of the highest mountains in the world from Kala Patthar the next morning. Head for the Gokyo Lakes next via the formidable Cho La Pass.

You will spend two days exploring some of the six glistening bodies of water that together form the Gokyo Lakes. After that, it is a downhill journey to Lukla via Dole and Namche. Fly back to Kathmandu on the second last day of this trip.

Trekking in the Everest region is an incredible experience that one should try in their lifetime. A combination of striking views of the great Himalayas including Mount Everest, ancient glaciers and sparkling lakes as well as a unique Sherpa culture that follows Tibetan Buddhism, this trek is sure to create memories that last a lifetime. Please scroll down for more details.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT NEPAL CLIMBING ADVENTURE PVT. LTD.
5 - Excellent
Based on 65 reviews
Willis' review for another Nepal Climbing Adventure Pvt. Ltd. tour
5 - Excellent
  • Willis
  • On Nov 29 2019
“Nepal Climbing Adventure is very professional and the guides are extremely experienced and friendly. Ive very much enjoyed my trek to Poon Hill. Highly recommended for anyone who wants to have fun trekking in Nepal.”
Nepal Climbing Adventure Pvt. Ltd. responded to this review on : “Hello and Namaste!!

Thank you very much for sharing your Poon Hill trek experience with us. We all team are very happy to read your reviews. This review of yours will be very helpful for trekkers planning a trek to Poon Hill Area. Thank you!


Regards
NCA Team”
Rahul's review for another Nepal Climbing Adventure Pvt. Ltd. tour
5 - Excellent
  • Rahul
  • From India
  • On Sep 07 2018
“The climb is challenging but equally beautiful and rewarding. It's a good alternate to popular Everest base camp.”
Nepal Climbing Adventure Pvt. Ltd. responded to this review on : “Hello and Namaste!!

NCA would like to thank you for your precious time reviewing us on BM. Really appreciated and look forward organising more great adventures in the Himalaya.

Regards
Nepal Climbing Adventure Team”
Tan's review for another Nepal Climbing Adventure Pvt. Ltd. tour
5 - Excellent
  • Tan
  • From Singapore
  • On Jan 12 2019
“This trekking is a good memory. The guides are very nice and very helpful. Overall this is a great journey. Die with memories not dreams”
Nepal Climbing Adventure Pvt. Ltd. responded to this review on : “Hello and Namaste!

Thank you very much for writing this review for us. We Nepal Climbing Adventure are blissful that you found us professional and enjoyed our services. Thank you once again and we look forward to welcoming you in Nepal again soon.

Regards,
Nepal Climbing Adventure Team”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m)
  • Day 2: Kathmandu – Lukla (flight) & trek to Phakding (2,610m)
  • Day 3: Phakding – Namche Bazaar (3,440m)
  • Day 4: Acclimatisation day in Namche Bazaar
  • Day 5: Namche Bazaar – Tyangboche (3,870m)
  • Day 6: Tyangboche – Dingboche (4,360m)
  • Day 7: Acclimatisaiton in Dingboche
  • Day 8: Dingboche – Lobuche
  • Day 9: Lobuche – Everest Base Camp ( 5,400m)
  • Day 10: Climb Kala Patthar & Trek to Dzong La
  • Day 11: Dzong La – Thangnak via the Cho La Pass
  • Day 12: Thangnak – Gokyo Lakes
  • Day 13: Day hike to the fifth lake
  • Day 14: Climb Gokyo Ri & trek to Dole
  • Day 15: Dole – Namche Bazaar
  • Day 16: Namche Bazaar – Lukla
  • Day 17: Lukla – Kathmandu by flight
  • Day 18: Kathmandu departure
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • 17 breakfasts
  • Airport pickup & drop-off transfers. Domestic flight tickets: Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu
  • Two nights' tourist-standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu. Guesthouse accommodation during the trek
  • An experienced, English-speaking tour guide
  • Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park permits and Khumbu Pashang Lhamu Rural Municipality tax
  • A first aid medical kit & an oximeter
  • A sleeping bag, down jacket & a duffel bag (to be returned after the trek is over)
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Porter
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Nepal visa fees (USD 30 for 15 days and USD 50 for 30 days)
  • International flight tickets
  • Travel insurance that covers high-altitude climbing as well as accidents, emergencies and chopper evacuation
  • Expenses that are personal in nature such as laundry, telephone, internet/e-mail, etc
  • Meals except those mentioned on the itinerary. Bar and beverage bills
  • Additional nights in hotels in Kathmandu (early arrival, late departure as well as early return from the trek)
  • Tips to your guide and porter
  • Anything not mentioned in the 'What's Included' section or the itinerary
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CANCELLATION

Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • What is the weather going to be like when I travel to Everest Base Camp?

    The weather in Nepal varies by season. For example, November to January is the dry season with sunny days, clear skies and usually no rain. However, on Everest Base Camp, the temperatures at this altitude will be cold, particularly at night. February to May and September to October is the most popular time to travel to EBC, with usually fairly dry and stable weather, although there may be the occasional shower. June to August is monsoon season in Nepal, but once you pass 3,000 meters altitude there is less and less rain. Check out our guide on the best time to visit Nepal for more on specific monthly climate and seasons.

  • How much money do I need to bring with me?

    Your personal budget obviously depends on your spending habits and what is included in your trip cost. If accommodation is included, but meals are not, we would suggest that you bring around 30 USD per day per person for meals. Having a hot shower or charging your device sometimes costs extra. There are also sometimes small crafts/souvenirs to buy along the trekking route which you may want to bring extra money for. Also, consider whether you would be staying in Kathmandu or Pokhara before or after your trek.

  • Are there bag weight restrictions for the small aircraft flight from Kathmandu to Lukla?

    Yes. The baggage weight allowance on the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is 10 kg for checked baggage plus 5kg for hand baggage for a total of 15 kg. Bags overweight will be charged approximately USD 1 per kg over the limit.

     

  • How much should my backpack weigh?

    A properly packed backpack (not including your day pack) should ideally not weigh more than 13 kg. It is also important to note that if you are taking a flight to the start of your trek, many smaller aircraft have weight restrictions. For example, if you are flying from Kathmandu to Lukla, you are only allowed 10kg of checked luggage, and 5 kg of hand baggage. Thus, in case of a small flight, you should ideally pack a 10 kg backpack for checked luggage, and then add 5 kg in your hand baggage. You can then re-shuffel the weigt once you start your trek at the trailhead.  

  • Do I need a porter?

    The decision to hire a porter is up to you and usually based on your fitness level and/or budget. One porter can be shared between two people and can carry up to 25 kg. Many trekkers hire a porter to have a more comfortable trek.

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