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Everest base camp Gokyo lake trekking

Everest base camp trekking, Listed Natural world heritage sites, Home to the famously friendly Sherpas friends of Mountains, the Khumbu region boasts some of the most extraordinary high mountain scenery on earth. After flying into Lukla, our exciting trek to Everest Basecamp takes us via the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar to the sacred lakes of the Gokyo Valley. Here, we ascend Gokyo Ri which is one of the finest vantage points for Mount Everest (8848m./29035ft.). Crossing into the Khumbu Valley by way of the high and challenging Cho La (5420m./17780ft.), we then climb to the ‘trekkers summit’ of Kala Patar (5600m./18370ft.) which affords more stunning views of Everest and of the astonishing Khumbu Icefall. We have time to walk up to Everest Base camp, before trekking out by way of the famous and recently restored monastery at Thyangboche. This circuit of the Everest National Park provides a comprehensive taste of the Khumbu that is hard to beat within a 3-week adventure

Itinerary:

  • Day 1 : Arrives Kathmandu, and transfer to Hotel.

  • Day 2 :

    A free day in Kathmandu. Optional guided sightseeing tour of the city's main attractions, which include colourful Buddhist shrines and Hindu temples. Hotel.

  • Day 3 :

    An early start for the dramatic flight through the mountains to Lukla. After lunch, we have a short trek to our first night's halt at Phakding (2610m).

  • Day 4 :

    Following the Dudh Kosi Valley upstream, we cross and re-cross the river before making a final steep climb to the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar (3440m).

  • Day 5 :

    Acclimatisation around Namche. Hiking options include a short, steep climb to the Everest View Hotel, or a longer day visiting the Sherpa town of Thame.

  • Day 6 :

    Leaving Namche we trek via the Sherpa villages of Khumjung and Kunde to Kangjuma (3620m).

  • Day 7 :

    Trek to the Thyngboce (3800m) we are the mountain top overlooking Mt Everest & the Gokyo Valley which is the main drainage for the glaciers of Cho Oyu (8201m)

  • Day 8 :

    The trail climbs steadily up the valley on a forested hillside and through the open pasture. There are several refreshment halts en route to our Dingboche (4465m).

  • Day 9 :

    Acclimatisation day at Dingboche or Spend a night at Chukkung. day trip to Chukkung. It is possible to climb quite high on the nearby ridge for magnificent views of Everest and Makalu.

  • Day 10 :

    Today we climb past the first and second of the couple through damp pasture lakes to reach Lobuche alt 4800m.The fit party can walk from Chukkung to Lobuche crossing Crossing Kongma la Pass 5540 m, on the Same day.

  • Day 11 :

    Trek to Gorakshep, Through Khumbu Glacier Dramatic Views of Mt.Nuptse & Pumori, Climb Kalapattar, visit Everest base camp overnight Gorakshep

  • Day 12 :

    Trek to Dzong La alt at 4800 m, at the foot of Cho LA PASS,

  • Day 13 :

    An Early Start for Cho La Pass 5320 m, A big day crossing the Cho La pass (5320m) and descending to the yak grazing area of Tangnang (4830m).

  • Day 14 :

    Trek to Gokyo two hrs, check in Hotel/CampClimb Gok yo Ri 5320 m, Visit Glaciers & Lakes.

  • Day 15 :

    Trek Down to Dolle along the beautiful Valley, overlooking Views of Amadablam, Tengboche Monastery,

  • Day 16 :

    Trek to Namche Bazar along Doodh Koshi River, you may have opportunities to meet hundred of Yaks herd, carrying Goods to Namche From Tibet.

  • Day 17 : Trek to Lukla

  • Day 18 : Fly to Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel.

  • Day 19 : Free before Transfer to Airport

Includes:

  • 3 night 3 star hotel accommodation with breakfast in kathmandu
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandy air fare
  • Necessary trekking permits with tims card for the trekking.
  • Gov license English speaking guide and porter service
  • Insurance for the staf
  • Guided sightseeing tour at Kathmandu/Pokhara
  • Private transport service for entire tour

Excludes:

  • Your travels insurance
  • Monument fees during the sightseeing.
  • Staff tipping
  • Nature of expenses
  • Lunch and dinner at Kathmandu hotel
  • Private trekking equipment for the trekking.
  • Bar bill etc………

Travel Guide:

Experience and fitness required

This trip is not a difficult. No previous trekking experienced is required but if you have, it is a great plus point. This trek is a non technical walk. The highest height you would reach on this trip is 3800m from sea level. The walk involves a lots of ups and downs, takes you through local villages, farming lands, terraces, and river side but as long as you have strength of walking for 4 to 6 hours a day, you are qualified for the trek however you should be having a moderate health and fitness.

Passport & Visa Information

Nepal Visa is the easiest visa to obtain; you may buy your Nepal visa at your nearest Nepalese Embassy/ Consulate or Mission offices abroad or buy this upon on arrival to Kathmandu international airport as per your convenient. You have to have 2 passport size photographs, Visa fees in US cash & valid passport at least for 6 months valid at the starting of the trip.

Nationals of SAARC countries and China do not need visa when visiting Nepal. As per this rule, Indian nationals do not require visa.

Our Guides, trip and safety

Because these hikes take you on the remote Himalayan region, it is very essential that you are accompanied with the very experienced and qualified & equipped leader for the safe and successful trip. We Advanced Adventure employee the local trek guide and stuff who are trained and qualified on the trip we worked on. Our guides are trained and licensed from Nepal Gov, certify from TAAN & Nepal Mountaineering Association. All of our leading Trekking and Climbing Guide are experience from last 8 to 10 years. We have train them specially for your trip, to cater the flexible needs of our peoples in the group joining from different countries, this double assure you that your trip is at the right and professional hands.

Happy Clients

This is the first time for our group to visit the Nepal, Bhutan and Kashmir region and we have enjoy it very much. It is very fortunate for us, being our first trip to select your company to arrange for us the tour, and we are very please with your service and support, and your co-ordination with the Bhutan operator. For the Indian operator, except for some minor situations, overall it is satisfactory.
I believe there will be more trips to come and will recommend to you potential future travellers there.

KH Liaw

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