Oct 29 - Nov 15, 2018  confirmed

Gokyo Valley via Cho La & Everest Base Camp (18 days)
Everest Region, Nepal

Difficulty: strenuous

Private trek | 2 confirmed trekkers

$341 usd
For 1 person to join this trek
Guide & Permits Only
Includes guide and all required permits & entry fees:
$11.59 /day per person for guide
+ $46.67 per person for guide's transport
+ $10 per person for guide's insurance
+ $65 per person for permits
+ $10 for private trek surcharge

Teahouse lodging, food, & transportation paid separately.

Included Services
  • Permits Sagarmatha National Park Entry and Local Everest Region Tax
  • Guide Guide's wages, food, lodging, insurance, and transport
Optional Services (Porter...)
  • Porter Each porter may carry no more than 20 kg (44 lb). One porter is usually enough for 2 people's gear. Government required insurance covers the porter in case of an accident while on the trip.
    $20 per day per porter

    + $30 per porter for porter's insurance

  • Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla Booking the flight with the trek insures that the guide will be able to be on the same flight in addition transport to/from the airport from your hotel is included.
    $180 per person

    + $15 per person for service/transport fee

  • Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu Booking the flight with the trek insures that the guide will be able to be on the same flight in addition transport to/from the airport from your hotel is included.
    $180 per person

    + $15 per person for service/transport fee

Guide
Languages
English, Nepali, Sherpa, Hindi, and little German
Ratings
great

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Currently 2 Trekkers
2 confirmed trekkers
confirmed

derek (United Kingdom)

With 1 guest: GOH (MALAYSIAN)
Hired 1 porter

The Gokyo Valley is the most spectacular of the Khumbu valleys. With its series of lakes and jaw dropping views of Everest, Gokyo should be a must visit on any trekkers visit to the Khumbu region. As a standalone trek or linking it to the Everest Bascamp trek via the Cho la is trek is sure to impress. If you can spare some extra time take a day hike from Gokyo to the Fifth Lake and climb Ngozumpa Tse. On a clear day, it boasts for one of the best trekking views in the Khumbu.

Side trip via Cho La & Everest Base Camp: Take the scenic route to Everest Base Camp over the 5420 m (17,782 ft ) Cho La. The route over this glacial clad pass is tough but rewarding. Descending with spectacular views a Ama Dablam the route joins with the traditional trail following the Khumbu Glacier to Everest Base Camp. In addition to Everest Basecamp, you will climb to the dizzying height of 5643 m (18,513 ft) and view one of the most magnificent panoramas in the Himalayas atop Kala Patthar.

Itinerary
(18 days / 17 nights )
created by derek (United Kingdom)

Mon Oct 29 (day 1)

Kathmandu (1337 m)

Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (Not Included)

Estimated cost: $180.00
Travel time: 30 minutes

Lukla (2860 m)

Phakding (2860 m)

About 3 hours from Lukla

Tue Oct 30 (day 2)

Namche Bazaar (3440 m)

About 5-6 hours from Phakding

Wed Oct 31 (day 3)

Namche Bazaar (3440 m)

Thu Nov 1 (day 4)

Namche Bazaar (3440 m)

Fri Nov 2 (day 5)

Phortse Thanga (3650 m)

About 2-3 hours

Sat Nov 3 (day 6)

Dole (4090 m)

About 1-2 hours from Phortse Thanga

Sun Nov 4 (day 7)

Machhermo (4400 m)

About 2-3 hours from Dole

Mon Nov 5 (day 8)

Gokyo First Lake (4700 m)

About 2 hours from Machhermo

Gokyo (4750 m)

Tue Nov 6 (day 9)

Gokyo (4750 m)

Wed Nov 7 (day 10)

Gokyo Ri (5360 m)

About 1-2 ascent from Gokyo

Dragnag (4800 m)

About 2 hours from Gokyo

Thu Nov 8 (day 11)

Cho La Pass (5420 m)

About 2-3 hours from Dragnag

Dzongla (4800 m)

About 2-3 hours from Cho La

Lobuche (4940 m)

About 3-4 hours from Dzongla

Fri Nov 9 (day 12)

Gorak Shep (5164 m)

About 2-3 hours from Lobuche

Everest Base Camp (5380 m)

About 3 hours from Gorak Shep

Gorak Shep (5164 m)

About 3 hours from Everest Base Camp

Sat Nov 10 (day 13)

Gorak Shep (5164 m)

Sun Nov 11 (day 14)

Kala Patthar (5643 m)

About 1-2 hours climb from Gorak Shep

Lobuche (4940 m)

About 2 hours from Gorak Shep

Phortse (3840 m)

About 5-6 hours from Lobuche

Mon Nov 12 (day 15)

Phortse (3840 m)

Tue Nov 13 (day 16)

Namche Bazaar (3440 m)

About 3-5 hours from Phortse

Wed Nov 14 (day 17)

Lukla (2860 m)

About 5-7 hours from Namche

Thu Nov 15 (day 18)
Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu (Not Included)

Estimated cost: $180.00
Travel time: 30 minutes

Kathmandu (1337 m)