Everest Gokyo trek


Trip Facts

Duration: 19 Days

Grade: Hard+

Max-Altitude: 5,483m

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Country: Nepal

Trip Price
USD 1,374
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Overview

The Everest region is one of the world’s most popular and spectacular trekking destinations and is famous for its spectacular mountain peaks, including Mt. Everest (8,848m) and several other giants.
 
The Gokyo lakes region at the head of the Dudh Kosi valley provides a great alternative to the popular Everest Base Camp trek. It is a more peaceful trek through the Sherpa heartland that affords more time for acclimatization with opportunities to savour the mountain panoramas from beautiful alpine campsites. The rich Sherpa culture and their friendly nature are an added extra bonus on this awe-inspiring trip.
 
The highlights of the trek are our ascent of Gokyo Ri. From the summit we gain superb views of Everest as well as the 8000m peaks of Lhotse, Makalu and Cho-Oyu and the crossing of Cho La pass glacier (5,380m). Gokyo lake – located at an altitude of 4,700m (15,400ft) – is the main lake in this area. It lies in Nepal’s Sagarmatha National Park, a natural heritage site. The park includes Mt. Everest (8,848m) and other high peaks such as Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Cho-Oyu, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Kangtega, Gyachung Kang, Thamserku, Kwangde, to name but a few, and is rugged with deep gorges, glaciers with its ice and rock faces. 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Flight to Lukla (2,840m) and hike to Monjo (2,835m)
Day 03: Monjo to Namche bazaar (3,440m)
Day 04: Namche Bazar – Acclimatisation day
Day 05: Namche Bazar to Kunde (3,860m)
Day 06: Kunde to Dole (4,000m)
Day 07: Dole to Machhermo (4,410m)
Day 08: Machhermo – Acclimatisation day
Day 09: Machhermo to Gokyo (4,794m)
Day 10: Hike to Gokyo Ri and trek to Thangnak
Day 11: Gokyo to Dzongla (4,830m) via Cho La pass (5,420m)
Day 12: Dzongla to Lobuche (4,930m
Day 13: Lobuche to EBC (5,360m) and to Gorak Shep (5,140m)
Day 14: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5,550m) and to Periche (4,240m)
Day 15: Periche to Namche Bazar
Day 16: Namche Bazar to Lukla
Day 17: Flight Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 18: Kathmandu – free day
Day 19: International departure

Includes

The trip cost includes:
  • Airport pick up and drop off
  • Taxi/bus to the start and end of the trek
  • English-speaking government license holder trekking guide 
  • Porter 
  • Trekking guide’s and porter’s insurance during the trip
  • TIMS trekking permit
  • National park fee  
  • Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation during the trek
 
The trip cost excludes:
  • Meals & drinks during the trek and in Kathmandu (unless stated otherwise under ‘The trip cost includes’)
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Travel/medical insurance
  • Emergency rescue evacuation
  • Phone calls
  • Internet
  • International air ticket
  • Tips for your trekking guide & porters at the end of the trek
  • If you’re forced to extend your trek due to bad weather or natural disaster circumstances, we are not liable to pay any compensation or otherwise be responsible for any expenses you may incur
  • Anything not mentioned in the ‘includes section’
 

Equipment List

  • Rucksack (40-55 litres) & small rucksack if the big one is going to be carried by a porter
  • Rucksacks rain cover
  • Sleeping bag – 20 above  (3/4 season)
  • Sleeping bag liner if you hire a sleeping bag
  • Down Jacket
  • Water/wind proof jacket
  • Raincoat or poncho
  • Light-weight fleece (1-2)
  • Trekking trousers (1-2)
  • Nylon wind trousers
  • Trekking water-proof boots
  • Pair of trainers or comfortable footwear (to rest your feet after the trekking)
  • Flip-flops
  • Trekking T-shirts (2-4)
  • Long-sleeve T-shirts (2-3)
  • Trekking socks (2-4 pairs)
  • Thermal T-shirt and pants
  • Woollen or warm socks (to keep your feet warm after the trekking)
  • Gloves
  • Woollen hat
  • Neck gaiter
  • Sun cap
  • UV-protected sunglasses
  • Poles
  • Personal towel (medium-size quick-drying towel)
  • Water bottle
  • Flash light
  • Carabiner clip
  • Batteries (if needed)
  • Adaptor
  • Medical & First-aid kit
  • Sun cream
  • Lip balm
  • Your toiletries (shampoo or multi-purpose soap, toothbrush/paste, deodorant, comb, nail clippers, feminine sanitary towels, etc)

Departure Dates

Trip Date Trip Cost Availability Book
Dec 17, 2017 - Jan 04, 2018 USD 1,374 Available Book Now
Dec 08, 2017 - Dec 26, 2017 USD 1,374 Available Book Now
Dec 02, 2017 - Dec 20, 2017 USD 1,374 Available Book Now
Nov 25, 2017 - Dec 13, 2017 USD 1,374 Available Book Now
Nov 19, 2017 - Dec 07, 2017 USD 1,374 Available Book Now
Nov 13, 2017 - Dec 01, 2017 USD 1,374 Available Book Now
Nov 05, 2017 - Nov 23, 2017 USD 1,374 Available Book Now
Oct 30, 2017 - Nov 17, 2017 USD 1,374 Available Book Now
Oct 21, 2017 - Nov 08, 2017 USD 1,374 Available Book Now
Oct 15, 2017 - Nov 02, 2017 USD 1,374 Available Book Now
Oct 07, 2017 - Oct 25, 2017 USD 1,374 Available Book Now
Sep 30, 2017 - Oct 19, 2017 USD 1,374 Available Book Now
Sep 24, 2017 - Oct 12, 2017 USD 1,374 Available Book Now
Sep 11, 2017 - Sep 29, 2017 USD 1,374 Available Book Now
May 16, 2017 - Jun 03, 2017 USD 1,374 Available Book Now
May 13, 2017 - May 31, 2017 USD 1,374 Available Book Now
May 07, 2017 - May 25, 2017 USD 1,374 Available Book Now
Apr 29, 2017 - May 17, 2017 USD 1,374 Available Book Now
Apr 16, 2017 - May 04, 2017 USD 1,374 Available Book Now
Mar 20, 2017 - Apr 07, 2017 USD 1,374 Available Book Now
Feb 26, 2017 - Mar 16, 2017 USD 1,374 Available Book Now
Feb 18, 2017 - Mar 08, 2017 USD 1,374 Available Book Now

Trip Extensions

Half day sightseeing in Kathmandu
Durbar Square, Swayambunath

1-day sightseeing in Kathmandu
Durbar Square, Swayambunath and Bouddha

2-day sightseeing in Kathmandu
Durbar Square, Swayambunath, Naranthan, Bouddha, Pashupatinath and Kapan monastery

3-day sightseeing in the Kathmandu valley
Kathmandu’s Durbar Square, Swayambunath, Naranthan, Bouddha, Pashupatinath, Kapan monastery, Bakhtapur and Changu Narayan

4-day sightseeing in the Kathmandu valley
Kathmandu’s Durbar Square, Swayambunath, Naranthan, Bouddha, Pashupatinath, Kapan monastery, Bakhtapur and Changu Narayan, Nagarkot and Patan

1-day trip to Bhaktapur and Nagarkot
Visit Bakhtapur’s Durbar Square and enjoy the spectacular view over the Himalayas at Nagarkot

4-day sightseeing in the Kathmandu valley and 3-day Chitwan National Park
Kathmandu’s Durbar Square, Swayambunath, Naranthan, Bouddha, Pashupatinath, Kapan monastery, Bakhtapur and Changu Narayan, Nagarkot and Patan and three days in Chitwan National park (it includes a safari)

3-day Chitwan national park
three days in Chitwan National park (it includes a safari) 

Half day in Sarangkot (from Pokhara)

Done the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek and want an extension to the Annapurna Sanctuary trek (from Pokhara)?

 

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