Everest Base Camp & Gokyo



Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Trekking – 19 days                            Trip cost: US$ 2100.00
                                                                                                                  Single supplementary: US$ 180.00
Trip Overview

This trekking route is a famous trekking route in Everest region. The number tourists visiting this area are increasing year by year because of the world’s highest mountain Mt Everest. Besides this, the other two more than 8000 meters high mountains are Mt Lhotse and Mt Choyu and many more other mountains are main attraction of this region. Even we see another more than 8000 meters high mountain Mt Makalu from the Gokyo Ri(View point). In the same way, we see glaciers, rivers, water falls, beautiful Gokyo lake and other lakes, rivulets, birds, animals, plants, trees, forests, gorges, landscapes, hidden valleys, beautiful places, Buddhist culture, religion, monastery, lifestyle, living standard and many more other things in this region.

Trip Facts

1.Trip code: LTEOM 2. Country: Nepal 3. Activities: 15 days trekking and 4 nights in Kathmandu with one day full sightseeing 4. Start/End: Kathmandu 5. Destination: Everest base camp, Kalapatthar and Gokyo Ri 6. Single supplementary: US$ 180 (Compulsory if no one share room with and apply for those who wish to have 4 nights single room in Kathmandu) 7. Trip duration: 19 days 8. Maximum altitude: 5555 meters 9. Group size: Minimum one pax 10. Best season: February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December 11. Trip grade: Walking 12. Daily walking hour: Approximately 4-9 hours 13. Trip style: Hotel to hotel trekking 14. Highlights: -Sightseeing in Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Swayambhunath(The monkey temple), Pashupatinath(A major Hindu shrine) and the giant Buddhist Stupa at Boudhhanath - Visiting Tangboche monastery -Visiting Everest Base Camp and walking on the glacier -Visiting Gokyo-ri -Visiting Kalapathar view point
-Chola pass(5368meters)

Itinerary

Day 01. Arrive at Kathmndu airport(1345 meters). Pick up you and transfer to the hotel by any vehicles like car/jeep/hiace etc. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02. Pre-trip Meeting and sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 03. Kathmandu - Phakding(2610 meters). By flying to Lukla airport(2804 meters) 30 munites and trek to Phakding 3 hours. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04. Phakding - Namche bazzar(3441meters) 5 hours trekking. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05. Namche bazzar. Specially for acclimatization day. It is better walking to higher land for tourist than their staying hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06. Namche bazzar - Tangboche(3860 meters) 5/6 hours trekking . Overnight at hotel.
Day 07. Tangboche - Dingboche(4350 meters) 6/7 hours trekking. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08. Dingboche. Specially for acclimatization day. It is better walking to higher land for tourist than their staying hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09. Dingboche – Labuche(4910 meters ) 5/6 hours trekking. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10. Labuche - Gorakkshap(5100 meters) 3/4 hours trekking. When we reach in Gorakkshep, in the same day, go to Everest Base Camp(5365 meters) and back to Gorakkshep. Over night at hotel.
Day 11. Gorakkshap – Zongla(4830 meters) 5/6 hours. Early in the morning try to visit view point Kalapatthar(5555 meters) which is 2 hours away, then back to the hotel, have breakfast and heading down to Zongla. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12. Zongla - Chola pass(5368 meters) – Thangna(4690 meters) 8/9hours trekking. Over night at hotel.
Day 13.Thangna – Gokyo(4760 meters) 3 hours trekking. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14. Gokyo – Machhremo(4450 meters) 6/7 hours trekking. Early in the morning go to view point Gokyo Ri which is 2 hours away and back to hotel, have breakfast and heading down to Machhermo. Overnight at hotel.
Day 15. Machhremo – Sanasa(3550 meters) 8/9 hours trekking. Overnight at hotel.
Day 16. Sanasa – Lukla. 8/9 hours trekking. Overnight at hotel.
Day 17. Lukla - Kathmandu. By flight 30 munites and transfer you to the hotel by any car/jeep/hiace/ micro etc. Overnight at hotel
Day 18. Kathmandu. Rest day.
Day 19. Your hotel - International airport by any car/jeep/hiace etc.

Cost includes:

1. International airport pick up and drop off service by any car/van/jeep/land cruiser/hiace etc.
2. Accommodation in 3 or 5 star category hotel(4 nights in Kathmandu on deluxe twin sharing bed room with breakfast)
3. Everest national park entry permit and TIMS card.
4. Three times meal daily(lunch, dinner and breakfast) on trekking.
5. Accommodation on trekking.
6. First aid kit box(for normal treatment only)
7. Round flight to and from Lukla airport.
8. Domestic airport pick up and drop off service by any car/van/jeep/land cruiser/micro bus etc.
9. Domestic airport departure tax.
10. One English speaking license holdered experienced guide.
11. One porter between 2 person basis, maximum weight 30 KGS for per porter in whole trek.
12. All expenses, insurance and equipments of guide and porter.
13. All activities according to choosing trekking plan.

Cost excludes:

1.International airfare to and from your country.
2.Nepal entry visa(US$ 40 or equivalent foreign currency for 30 days with 3 passport size photos per person, 2 for Nepal entry visa and 1 for TIMS card)
3.Meals in Kathmandu.
4.Soft and hard table drinks(coke, fanta, beer, whisky, brandy, tea, coffee, boiled water, miniral water etc)
5.Teliphone call, wi-fi, battery charge, laun dry, conectionery, snacks, toilet paper etc.
6. Travel insurance is highly advised that in case unfortunately may sick on the trekking way which should cover helicopter rescue service per hour US$ 2000 only in emergency condition.
7.Unforeseen cost such as sick in trek, flight delayed, flight cancellation, cost due to bad weather etc.
8.Tips for trekking staffs.
9. Any other cost of things which is not mentioned in cost includes as above.
One important thing, I can design your trekking plan according to your time, budget and interest the above mentioned in all trekking routes and regions. I could help you as volunteer, too if you have social development programmes in Nepal that I have knowledge of social science and research programmes. I speak English language well. For further more detail, contact me, please. I am ready for your service all the time.

We five persons completed Everest Base Camp and Gokyo trekking on May 2012. We hired guide Ratna Lama in our trip. He knows almost all things about this route. Even he gave us necessary information and advice of daily trek plan.
He is so interested in his profession. He made our holidays so happy and useful. This is why, we are recommending to Ratna Lama who are looking guide for the mountains of Nepal.

Lan,Ronald,Bettina,Dima and Herman   U.K.  2012

Individual trekking guide
Ratna Bahadur Lama
Email: lamaratna555@gmail.com
Cell: +977-9808001835
PAN:  104537084
Gov. Reg. Licence: 3661
P.O.B. 24612 Kathmandu, Nepal
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