Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes Trek

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Welcome to Kathmandu, our Sunrise Adventure Trek airport representative will welcome you in the airport then transfer to hotel and will give shortly brief further details of the trip program. B

Day 02: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2,620m/8,594ft) – B.L.D
Lukla is a famous as the village of Sherpa’s. We arrange loads and commence our journey further ahead. Journey passes through Dudh Koshi (“Milk River”), and finally after hours of trek we reach to Phakding.

Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,420m/11,218ft) – B.L.D
Namche Bazaar is the main administrative and trading centre for the Khumbu region. With the inclusive of magnificent forests of blue pine, fir, juniper and rhododendron as well as first view of Everest, it helps you to control the anticipation of the thrilling journey.

Day 04: Acclimatization/exploration/rest day at Namche Bazaar. – B.L.D
To adopt with the altitude and new surrounding we acclimatize in Namche Bazaar. We spend the day by enjoying the scenes of mountains and sunrise and sunset in Khumbu Peak. Beside that we you will either be taken to explore Thame Monastery or Khumjung village.

Day 05: Trek to Dole (4,110m/13,481ft)- 6 hour– B.L.D
Overlooking snow-capped mountains of Shanasa, we finally cross the loop of Namche Bazaar and ascend uphill to Mongla hill then head down to Phortse Thanga. After that we walk to Dole, a small village with teahouses.

Day 06: Trek to Machhermo (4,410m/14,465ft)- 3 to 5 hour– B.L.D
Climbing over the scenic ridge, we head off from Dole. We will walk high over the valley and along the river reaching to cross sand spurs. We also will visit the Himalaya Rescue Operation and take a refreshing rest before continuing our next journey.

Day 07: Trek to Gokyo (4,760m/15,613ft) – B.L.D
Following the lama foothprints, we trek to Gokyo which is surrounded by Mountains. We cross the second lake Longponga (4690m) and arrive to Gokyo after crossing a boulder-strewn path at the edge of third lake.

Day 08: Day hike to Gokyo Ri and trek to Thagnak (4,678m/15,343ft) – B.L.D
At the elevation of 5483m., there’s Gokyo Ri. And, early in the morning we steeply trek up there. This place truly is rewarding as we can get super great view of Gokyo Valley and Khumbu Himalays such as Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu and Gychung Kang.

Day 9: Trek to Dzonglha via Cho La Pass (5,420m/17,778ft) – B.L.D
Today is really the day where nature tests our strength as we have to climb over the steep path and some really icy tracks. First we will climb steep path and ascend to sharp drops trail which leads to Cho la pass then we again climb. This time we pass through Buddhist prayers flags and mountain views on our side.

Day 10: Trek to Lobuche (4,940m/16,203ft) – B.L.D
The ascent towards Everest Base Camp continues through Alpine meadows and summer yak pastures towards the end of the moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. From here, it is a steep, tough climb towards the village of Gorak Shep. Continue on towards Lobuche, where the view is straight towards Nuptse and the sunset is truly magnificent.

Day 11: Trek to Gorak Shep (5,147m/16,882ft) – B.L.D
From Lobuche we trek to Gorak Shep. This is 5KM trek offering us an excellent time to see glacier named Changri and see other mountains, mostly sominated by Pumori.

Day 12: Morning hike to either Everest Base Camp (5,365m/17,597ft) or Kala Patthar (5,550m/18,204ft) and trek to Pheriche (3,950m/12,956ft) – B.L.D
Today we take a hike to either EBC or to Kalapatthar, basically Kalapatthar is the best spot to speculate Everest whereas EBC is the base of the Everest where in season we can meet climbers and take amazing snapshots. After that we trek to Periche from Gorak Shep.

Day 13: Trek to Namchhe Bazaar (3,420m/11,218ft– B.L.D
From Periche we trek to Lukla taking the route back and meet interesting people. Along the way you can enjoy amazing views of mountains.

Day 14: Trek to Lukla (2840m/9,315ft) – B.L.D
From Namchhe Bazaar, we trek to Lukla. This route is filled with many beautiful sceneries and floras and faunas.

Day 15: Fly to Kathmandu– B.D
We take flight to Kathmandu and join special dinner program in the evening. You can do sightseeing or do shopping by buying handicrafts and souvenirs for your kin and kiths.

Day 16: Farewell/Departure– B
Last day, you can either safely make return journey to home or you can join for another exciting adventure. And according to flight schedule you will be escorted to airport approximately 3 hours earlier to catch flight to your next destination.

Note meals included: B.B.L.D = Bed, Breakfast, and Lunch & Dinner

• All airport pick up and departure
• All transportation two way flight ticket -fly Kathmandu to Lukla & Fly out from Lukla to Kathmandu ,A/C car, tourist deluxe bus during trips
• Three star category hotel in the city in twin sharing bed with breakfast basis & nice trekking lodge during trekking
• Whole accommodations during trips
• We will provide sleeping bag & down-jacket during trek if you need
• Full meals during trekking as mention in the itinerary (Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner )
• First aid medicine item,
• Our T-shirt & Trip achievement certificate
• Trekking permit & TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System)
• Necessary staff, guide & porters their salary, accommodation, meals and their insurance, friendly & professional guide (for two guest one Sherpa porters to carry baggage)
• One especial cultural show and farewell dinner program
• Our government tax official expenses

• Extra meals in the Kathmandu & your personal expenses, bar bills & so on
• Clients international air ticket
• Clients travel insurance & tips for the trekking crew



1 reply
  1. Hey Guys,
    I am also planning to hike the same time as I have very limited amount of time from 16th Dec to 1st Jan.
    So Let me know If we can join for group/ buddy trek.
    I am reachable at(arora.hunne@gmail.com)