Classic Everest Base Camp Trek with Gokyo Lakes

“To the Base camp of the world’s highest mountain chasing the footprints of the first ever Everest conquerors”

One of the most rewarding treks in Everest region of Nepal, which is well blended with both cultural and natural attractions of Khumbu. Apart from all the highlights, of the popular recent days EBC Trek it also caters the time forgotten landmarks that once were important stopover points during the days of George Mallory, Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary – the legends of the Everest.

Treading along the trails that the legendary climbers once trekked along, the trek leads you to the maximum elevation of 5545m at Kalapatthar with frequent ups and downs on rolling hills. The major highlights of the trek are the diverse floral and faunal diversity of  Sagarmatha National Park, diverse landscapes and authentic Himalayan Sherpa Culture. The beautiful natural town of Jiri at the beginning of the trek and the thrilling flight after the end of the trek will just be enough to leave you with the feeling that you won’t be able to be expressed in words.  Moreover, the Gokyo part of the trek, prior to Kalapattar and EBC offers you wonderful opportunities to savor the magnificence of glacial lakes. The panoramic view of the mountains like Ama Dablam, Cho You, Luptse, Nuptse and the breathtaking whole view of the Mighty Everest from ridgetops like Kalapattar & Gokyo Ri will make this trip the journey of your lifetime.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1 Drive to Jiri – around 7/8 hrs
  • Day 2 Trek to Shivalaya (around 4-5 hour)
  • Day 3 Trek from Shivalaya to Bandar (2200m) around 5-6 hrs
  • Day 4 Trek from Bandar to Sete (2580m) around 5-6 hrs
  • Day 5 Trek to Junbesi Junbesi (2670m) around 6-7 hrs
  • Day 6 Trek to Nuntala (2230m) around 5-6 hrs
  • Day 7 Trek to Bupsa (2360 m ) around 4-5 hrs
  • Day 8 Trek to Phakding (2610m) around 5-6 hrs
  • Day 9 Trek to Namche (3450m) around 5-6 hrs
  • Day 10 Rest Day in Namche
  • Day 11 Trek to Dole [4130m ]around 4-5 hrs
  • Day 12 Trek to Machermo [4470m ]around 4-5 hrs
  • Day 13 Trek to Gokyo Lake [4790](4-5 hrs)
  • Day 14 Trek to Gokoy Ri [6186m] around 3-4 hrs, rest day
  • Day 15 Trek to Tragnag [4690 m] around 4-5hrs
  • Day 16 Trek to Dzongla [4830m] around 7-8hrs
  • Day 17 Trek to Lobuche around 3 hrs
  • Day 18 Trek to Gorak Shep [5140m] and trek to Everest base camp/Kala pattar
  • Day 19 Trek to EBC/Kalapatthar and back to Lobuche
  • Day 20 Trek to Pangboche
  • Day 21 Trek to Monjo [2840m] around (5-6 hrs)
  • Day 22 Trek to Lukla [2840m] around 5 hrs
  • Day 23 Flight to Kathmandu
  • Day 24 Rest day/ Spare day
  • Day 25 Depart Kathmandu

USD 1605 per person on twin sharing basis (Minimum 2 Person)


Service Includes:
  • All meals during trek in Local Lodge
  • Accommodation during trek available everyday en-route (local lodge)
  • English speaking local expert guide, porters
  • Sagarmatha National park fees
  • Trekkers' Information Management System fees
  • Lukla/Kathmandu airfare with domestic airport departure tax
  • Airport transfers with an escort by Private Vehicle
  • Jiri transfers in a private Vehicle
  • 2 Night Accommodation at Hotel Marshyangdi or Similar hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Equipment clothing for porter & staffs
  • Insurance for all staff & porters
  • All applicable government tax
Service Excludes:
  • International flight.
  • Nepal visa - Multiple Entrée 30 days - USD 40 per person
  • Lunch and dinner during hotel stay in Kathmandu
  • Extra baggage charges ( all together only 15 kg is allow by domestic airline)
  • Any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation/road block due to any reason, table drinks, snacks while walking
  • Any other tours, transfers and services other than mentioned above.
  • Tips to Guide, Driver or Potters
  • Your insurance and Medical expenses

  • February 6 2016

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I felt the staff did their best to provide good service- even the higher in altitude we went- and I must say, were extremely friendly and courteous.

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