Gokyo-Everest Base Camp Trekking

Gokyo-Everest Base Camp Trekking! EBC Gokyo Trek!s

Gokyo Lake TrekkingThe trek combines a side trek to Gokyo Lake before continuing the journey to Everest Base Camp. A visit to Gokyo Ri offers magnificents views of Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Amadablam. The trek takes you through some of the most dramatic areas of the entire Nepal Himalaya for many this trek is considered to be the best combination for high altitude scenery available in the region. Hotels and lodges are run by Sherpa families and are available in all settlements along the route. Most people fly into Lukla and you should allow eighteen days to E.B.C. and back to Lukla if you are making the side trek to Gokyo Ri.


Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu & Transfer to Hotel (1,350m/)
Day 02: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m): 8km, 3 - 4 hours trek
Day 03: Trek Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m): 11km, 5 - 6 hours
Day 04: Acclimatization Day - Namche Bazaar: (3,440m)
Day 05: Trek Namche Bazaar to Phortse Thanga (3,680m): 6km, 5-6 hours
Day 06: Trek Phortse Thanga to Machhermo (4,470m): 10km, 4-5 hours
Day 07: Trek Machhermo to Gokyo (4,800 m): 7km, 4-5 hours
Day 08: Trek Gokyo Valley: Acclimatization Day - Optional Hike to Gokyo Ri (5357 m): 2km, 3 - 4 hours
Day 09: Trek Gokyo to Thagnak (4750 m/): 4km, 4 - 5 hours
Day 10: Trek Thagnak to Cho La pass (5,367m) to Dzongla (15, 939 ft): 7km, 7 - 8 hours
Day 11: Trek Dzongla to Lobuche (4940 m): 6km, 2 - 3 hours
Day 12: Trek Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,170 m/), visit Everest Base Camp (5,364 m/): 13km, 6-7 hours
Day 13: Trek Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5,545m/) to Pherice (4,288m/): 16km, 7-8 hours
Day 14: Trek Pheriche to Namche Bazaar: 20km, 6 - 7 hours
Day 15: Trek Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,860m): 19km, 6 - 7 hours
Day 16: Sightseeing in Kathmandu including Swyambhnath Stupa, Boudhanath & Patan Durbar Square.

Day 17: Fly to Kathmandu