Gokyo Ri, Everest Base Camp Trekking 19 days

Date: 05th of Oct 2018 – 23th of Oct 2018
:15th of Oct 2018 – 02th of Nov 2018
1-2 persons, USD$: 2100
2-4 persons, USD$: 1930
4-8 persons, USD$: 1800
8-10 persons, USD$:1700
10-12 persons, USD$ 1600
12-15 persons, USD$ 1500
Starting point: Lukla (9334ft./2,845m.)
Ending point: Lukla(9334ft./2,845m.)
Durtion:19 Days

Trip Highlights :- view of the Everest, sherpa culture, Gokyo lake, Gokyori, Namche Bazar, Tengboche Monastery, world heritage site Sagarmatha national park, Sherpa culture and tradition, Everest base camp, walking through Ngozummpa glacier(36km), Chola pass, Kala Patthar.

Overview of the Trekking
The most popular Gokyori Everest base camp trekking 19 days starts after a forty minutes flight from Kathmandu to Lukla which is a famous starting and ending point of the trekking in Everest region. Enjoying the heart-catching view of the jungles and crossing rivers over suspension bridges, we reach Namche, which is famously known as the gateway to the world’s highest peak mount Everest(8,848m).

Our bodies need physical adjustment to higher elevations and for that matter, we need to have one day acclimatization at Namche, where we get opportunity to interact with kind, helpful and jovial sherpa people getting to know about their unique tradition, culture, and lifestyle. Then onwards we head to Gokyori via mesmerizing places Phortse, Dole and Machhermo. Gokyo Ri, which is the only best spot from where we can see the world famous mountains above eight thousand meters : mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyuand it offers the most enchanting view of the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest. In addition, we get our heart captivated seeing turquoise glacial Gokyo lake.

After the ascend from Gokyori we hike ahead through Ngozummpa glacier(36km), the longest glacier in the himalaya towards a picturesque land chola pass, crossing which we go to lobuche, goraksep from where we go to world famous Everest base camp where Everest expeditions start and then we ascend Kala Patthar the next morning. And then the trail ascends down via Lobuche, Dingboche, Tengboche and Namche to lLkla, where we participate in the formal ending of our trekking. This trekking is significant also because of the world heritage site Sagarmatha national park that covers 124,000 hectors of theregion offering the world’s rarest species of flora and fauna within here.

Accommodations and meal
In regards to accommodation, we will provide three star hotels in Kathmandu with breakfast. Optionally, the trekkers can stay in five star hotels in Kathmandu if they wish with extra charge on their part. On a trek, we will provide you the selected accommodations with washing and bathroom arrangements. At higher elevations, you can in either a single room or a double room as you wish. We will provide you hygienic food that you can choose from the hotel menu.

Physical condition and experience requirements
This is moderate trekking and anybody with physical ability to walk on the mountain trail can make up their mind for this trekking, which requires carrying of a small backpack during the entire walk of five to seven hours a day. Walking at higher elevations maybe physically challenging, however, with simple warm up exercises in prior to walking during the day can be helpful to maintain the stamina needed for the walking. Trekkers who have sound health can obviously do this trek with ease. The important thing to consider is, it has to be made sure that trekkers are medically sound for this moderate trekking.

Included in the cost
✅ Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
✅ 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
✅ Teahouse accommodation during the trek
✅ All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
✅ Welcome and farewell dinners
✅ All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
✅ Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla-Kathmandu)
✅ Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
✅ Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
✅ An experienced, English-speaking and government licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
✅ Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
✅ Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
✅ Himalayan wild treks trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take
✅ All necessary paperwork and trekking permits -(national park permit, Tims)
✅ Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
✅ All government and local taxes

Not included in the cost
❌Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
❌Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
❌International flights
❌travel and rescue insurance
❌Cold drinks and alcohol
❌Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
❌Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver

Itinerary for GokyoRi and Everest Bace Camp Trek
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu
Day 02 : At Kathmandu: sightseeing and trek preparation
Day 03 : FlytoLukla (2,800mm/9,184ft), trek to Phakding (2,652m/8700ft):3-4 hours
Day 04 : Trek to Namche Bazar (3,440 m/11,283 ft): 5 – 6 hours
Day 05 : At Namche Bazar: Acclimatization
Day 06 : Hiking to PhortseTanga (3810 m/ 12,496 ft): 5 – 6 hours
Day 07 : Hiking to Dole (4200m) 4-5 hours
Day 08 : Hiking to Machermo (4,470 m/ 14,663 ft): 4-5 hours
Day 09 : Arrive at Gokyo (4800 m/15,744 ft): 5 – 6 hours
Day 10 : Gokyo Valley: Climb GokyoRi (5357 m/17,570 ft) and hike to fifth lakes: 5 – 6 hours
Day 11 : Trek to Thanknak (4950M.) 3-4 hours
Day 12:To Dzongla (4830m.) via ChhoLaa Pass 6-7 hours
Day 13 : To Lobuche (4920m) 4-5 hours
Day 14 : To Trek to Gorakshep (5160m.) 4 – hours
Day 15 : To Kala Excursion to Kalapatther (5550m) Day 16 : Return trip: To Tengboche (3900m) 5 and 1/2 hours walk.
Day 16: Return trip: To Manju ( 6-7 hours)
Day 17 : Return trip: To Lukla ( 4-5 hours)
Day 18 : Return flight to Kathmandu
Day 19 : Finale departure

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