- Booking Type Instant Booking
- duration 17 days
- tour type Private
- tour_type Private tour
- minimum participants 2
- age requirement 5+ years old
- Gokyo Valley Scared Lake
- Different shape of Everest from differents pases
- Four higest mountain in the world can be seen from Gokyo, Renjo top, Chola pass top.
It is possible to walk this trek in either direction, but acclimatisation is easier if you travel from east to west per our itinerary. This means that from Lukla, the entrance point of the Everest region, we will hike to to Dingboche, then Chhukung, crossing the 5,535m Kongma La Pass (the hardest of the 3 passes) to Lobuche. From Lobuche we will trek to Everest Base Camp, Kala Patthar, crossing the 5,420m Cho La Pass to Gokyo, and finally from Gokyo hike over the 5,345m Renjo La Pass down to Thame, Namche Bazar and finally reach back Lukla, from where we will fly back. This trek offers so many stunning views and great experiences; undoubtedly giving you many fond memories. It will be a circuit trek meaning that you will not have to walk on the same trek up and down.
This trek is rather hard, but people in a reasonably fit shape can do it. If you are in doubt as to your physical ability we recommend adding a porter (you can book such via check-out on this site).
We are looking forward to taking you on an adventure of a lifetime.
Day 1: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding( 2652m)
Day 2: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 3: Acclimatization day in Namche
Day 4: Trek from Namche to Tengboche (3,860m)
Day 5: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m)
Day 6: Trek from Dingboche to Chhukung (4730m)
Day 7: Trek from Chukhung to Lobuche (4910m)
Day 8: Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5164m)
Day 9: Trek from Gorak Shep to Dzonglha (4830m)
Day 10: Trek from Dzonglha to Gokyo (4720m)
Day 11: Exploration day in Gokyo and hike to Gokyo Ri (5357m)
Day 12: Trek from Gokyo to Lunden (4380m)
Day 13: Trek from Lunden to Thame (visit Thame monastery)
Day 14: Trek from Thame to Namche (3440m)
Day 15: Trek from Namche to Lukla (2840m)
Day 16: Fly back to Kathmandu
Day 17: Final Departure
- Airport pick up/ drop and all ground transports in private vehicle
- Twin sharing lodge accommodation during the trek.
- Full board meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
- English speaking well trained, Government license holder guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport and insurance.
- Round trip flight Kathmandu – Lukla and Lukla – Kathmandu including departure taxes
- Trekking map and trip achievement certificate.
- First aid medical kit
- TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System
- Sagarmatha National Park Permits fee.
- Government taxes & office service charge
- Personal expenses such as phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
- Accomadation & food in Kathmandu (In the case of earlier return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary).
- Tips for guides and porters expected.
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Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.
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.
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?
Do I require a porter for carrying water?
On most popular treks you can expect plenty of places where you can refill your water bottle, meaning you don’t need to carry a huge water supply with you. Bring an extra bottle of water if you are concerned. If you already have a porter, you can ask him/her to carry water as long as it is within the weight limit. Another option is to carry water purification tablets or LifeStraw, both of which can be found in Kathmandu.
When should I arrive in Kathmandu before the tour?
We suggest that you arrive at least one day prior to the start day of the trek because the tour operators usually require one working day to arrange trekking permits. Arrive earlier if you want to explore Kathmandu on your own or acclimate to any time differences.