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Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Lake Trek

To the core of Khumbu Region where stagnant Gokyo lake awaits for the visitors

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Best Season Best SeasonMarch to May & August to November
Trip Duration Trip Duration19 Nights, 20 Days
Trip Difficulty Trip DifficultyChallenging
Accomodation AccomodationHotels in cities & Lodges during the Trek
 Max. Elevation Max. Elevation5,550m (18,192 Ft)
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Trekking Duration:15 Days
Arrival City:Kathmandu
Departure City:Kathmandu
Activity Per Day:Approximately 5-7 hrs walking
Nature Of Trek:Lodge to Lodge Trekking
Distance:Lukla-EBC-Lukla (130km /80 miles)
Trip Route:Lukla- Namche- Dingboche- Gorak Shep- EBC - Gokyo Lake
Attractions: Tengboche Monastery, Namche Bazaar, EBC, Kala Patthar Chola Pass, Gokyo Lake

Trip Highlights

  • Massif Mountains ranges with the world’s highest mountain, Everest (8,848.86m)
  • Gokyo Lake (4,998 mt/16,400 ft), Gokyo Ri (5,357 mt/17,575 ft) and Chola Pass (5,420 mt)
  • Huge and colorful Rhododendron forest
  • Mesmerizing beautiful and greenery Landscape
  • The unique and rich culture of a different indigenous group such as Sherpa
  • View of glaciers and frozen lakes.
  • Everest Base Camp (5,545 mt/18,192 ft) , the view of himalayas; Thamserku (6,608 mt/21,680 ft), Kangtega (6,788 mt/ 22,251 ft) and Ama Dablam (6,812 mt/22,389 ft).
  • Best gazing point, Kalapathar (5,545 mt/18,192 ft) , Nagakarsang 5,090mt/16,699 ft).
  • Wildlife encounters; musk deer, snow leopard, Himalayan tahr, black bear, and many spectacular types of iridescent pheasant.
  • Walk along the shore of ‘Dhudu Koshi’ river.
  • The city without vehicles; Namche Bazaar.
  • Visit the oldest monastery ‘Tengboche Monastery’ built-in 1916 Lama Gulu.

Introduction

This whelming journey takes you to the base of the world’s highest mountain with a magnificent view of Mt. Everest. The Everest base camp trail progresses along with beautiful, brave climber memorials, Sherpa villages, and glaciers that an adventure enthusiast would never want to miss. This glimpse of the world’s highest peak will certainly be an eye-pleasing sight.

The trek starts from one of the epic airports ‘Tenzing Hillary Airport-Lukla Airport’ which was built in 1964 and is elevated at 2,860 mt/9,383 ft. As soon as you step off from the plane, you will witness the mighty snow-capped Himalayas and the diverse geography. This 2-week voyage will follow the same path ‘Sr. Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa’ used.

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Crossing several sparse settlements of the Himalayas and Sherpa community, beautifully paved paths, chorten along the way, you will have an amazing experience. The trail follows ‘Dhudh Koshi’ which literally means Milk and the color of the river is whitish. Another major attraction ‘Namache Bazaar’ also known as the city without a vehicle will astonish you as it is the most amazing mountain settlement. You also can enjoy the night view of Bazaar within a few minute hike at the night and be prepared to see the snow-capped mountain every morning. The path is more commercialized as it boasts a healthy number of visitors every year so even if you forget to purchase things in Kathmandu you will be able to get them in Namache. On the fourth day of trek, embrace yourself with the Buddhist mantras inside the oldest monastery ‘Tengboche Monastery’ built-in 1916 Lama Gulu which sits just below the lap of mighty Himalayas.

A few gazing points such as Kalapathar (5,545 mt/18,192 ft), Nagakarsang 5,090mt/16,699 ft) the highest point of this trail, offer never forgetting and jaw-dropping panoramic view of Mount Everest up close just in front of your sight. Mostly, you pass through the Sagarmatha National Park, a Unesco World Heritage Site and a refuge for musk deer, snow leopard, Himalayan tahr, black bear, and many spectacular types of iridescent pheasant, so you can encounter much wildlife too!. On this journey to Everest Base Camp (5,545 mt/18,192 ft), the view of Himalayas; Thamserku (6,608 mt/21,680 ft), Kangtega (6,788 mt/ 22,251 ft), and Ama Dablam (6,812 mt/22,389 ft) does not fail to amaze you.

So are you ready to undertake this life-changing trip with Trekkers Paradise?

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Itinerary

Trip Itineraries are customizable according to your choice & the number of days you want to stay. Simply, Contact Us

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal

    Kathmandu (1,300m /4,265 ft)

    See for yourself if all that you have read and watched on the internet, about the tranquil beauty of Nepal and warm hospitality of Nepalese. After flying through the beautiful view of this trekkers’ paradise, you will meet our company representative at the airport. You must have an impatient heart for a breathtaking adventure. Get ready to experience Nepal up close and personal. But first, we will transfer you to your hotel.

    If you have an early arrival, you may stroll around the hippest and happening area in Thamel, where you can find restaurants with varieties of cuisine to dine.

    This first night in the country, you will be staying in Kathmandu.

  • Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu, and Preparation Day

    Kathmandu (1,300m /4,265 ft)

    On your second day, you can go sightseeing to some of the famous religious and historical sites of Kathmandu. (Follow the link for more information on sightseeing-sites-in-Kathmandu). After exploring this city of temples, you will meet your trekking guide at the hotel. You will be briefed in detail about the trekking adventure. The guide will also assist you with any last minute shopping that you require for the trek.

    Have a well-rested night at Kathmandu before heading off to the mountains.
    (You can dump the stuff you do not want during the trek at the hotel or our office store.)

  • Day 03: Fly to Lukla, and trek to Phakding

    Lukla: (2,850m/9,350 ft) Phakding: (2,650 m/ 8,562 ft)

    An early morning breathtaking Himalayan flight to Lukla. After the flight of about 40 minutes, we will spend about an hour in Lukla and feel the drastic change in the weather from Kathmandu to there. This will help us to cope with the weather there and be ready for the real adventure.

    Then, our porters will carry our belongings and we will start our trekking to Phakding for 3 to 4 hours. We can see many mountain ranges on our way including Mt. Khumbila, a sacred mountain that has never been climbed. After reaching Phakding, we can already find our luggage there.

  • Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar

    Phakding: (2,650 m/ 8,562 ft) Monjo: (2,835m/9,301 ft) Namche Bazaar: (3,440m/11,285 ft)

    Today we will trek for about 6 to 7 hours to Namche Bazaar, a place which is also known as the gateway to Everest. We will walk along the bank of Dudh Koshi River and reach Bengkar in around an hour. We can see the first view of Mt. Thamserku (6,623m), another local divinity. From Bengkar, the walk continues through a long suspension bridge, and then through a beautiful pine forest to Monjo. Soon thereafter, we will approach the entrance to Sagarmatha National Park for a brief permit check and then descend to Dudh Koshi River.

    We reach Jorsale(2,740 m.), a small village that lies on the west side of the Dudh Koshi river, just north of Monjo and south of Namche Bazaar. Jorsale is also the last settlement before Namche, so after this village, there is a continuous tough walk of around 2 hours before we finally reach Namche.

  • Day 05: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar

    Namche (3,440m/11,285 ft) Everest View Hotel: (3,962m/12,998 ft)

    To adjust to high altitude and to avoid Acute Mountain Sickness in the further trial, acclimatization is required. After trekking for two days, we will take a rest at Namche for a day. We will acclimatize ourselves in this largest Sherpa village of Nepal. First, we will visit Sagarmatha National Park and if the weather is clear we can see the first glimpse of Everest.

    We will hike for two hours to Everest View Point and Khumjung Valley and also visit Sherpa Museum and explore Sherpa culture and the history of mountaineering. Have lunch in Khumjung Valley. Furthermore, we will also visit Syangboche Airport, which is the highest airport in Nepal. Rest of the day we can visit the town and go to cafes, shops, and restaurants.

  • Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Deboche

    Namche (3,440m/11,285 ft) Phunki Tenga: 3,312m/10,866 ft) Debuche: (3,740m/12,270 ft)

    After breakfast, we will resume our trek towards Deboche Village. Deboche is a monastic settlement established by Lama Gulu for the benefits of a nun. Doboche and Tengboche, 3867m, are the alternatives to each other for today’s destination. But we prefer Deboche as it is located at less altitude and the forest here is much denser.

    While walking for about 2 hours before we reach Kyangjuma, the gentle flat path is built by Pasang Sherpa, also known as Lama Seru. Lama Seru has been actively constructing trails beyond Namche leading up to the foothill of Everest. We will see many different mountains like Thamseku, Amadablam, Lhotse, and Everest and cross beautiful stupas and manes. Walking downhill towards Dudhkoshi River, we reach Phunki Tenga (3,312m) and Juniper forest. This is the place for us for refreshment and having lunch. After spending some time here, you will start walking again.

    We will resume our trek, crossing the suspension bridge with the view of Imja River which is separating from Dudhkoshi River. We will walk continuously for 2 hours uphill to reach Tengboche. As the altitude increases, we have to drink water every hour. Tengboche is one of the most beautiful villages in the Everest region which contains Tengboche Monastery established by Lama Gulu with strong links to its mother monastery known as the Rongbuk Monastery in Tibet.

    Tengboche village may be overcrowded during the peak season of trekking; hence we head towards Deboche just 15 minutes smooth downhill. During the period of today’s trek we must drink enough water and continue moving slowly, the trail gives us a magnificent view of towering big mountains just in front of our eyes.

  • Day 07: Trek from Deboche to Dingboche

    Debuche: (3,740m/12,270 ft) Somare: (4,060m/13,320 ft) Dingboche: (4,360m/14,290ft)

    Today’s journey continues with a trek through the Rhododendron forest and several villages across the path. We will walk for 45 minutes inside Juniper forest to reach Imja River. Continuing our walk leads us to Pangboche village (3,950m). We can visit Pangboche School built by Sir Edmund Hillary’s Himalayan Trust. Continuing our walk for one and half hrs, we will reach Somare (4,060m). This is the place where the tree line finishes. We will stop by here for lunch.

    After spending a few times there, continue to walk to reach Orsho, a place where Everest disappears and is covered by the Lhotse-Nuptse wall. We continued our trek to the Imja Valley and Lobuche River before ascending to Dingboche for about an hour trek. We must drink enough water and continue moving slowly, the trail gives us a magnificent view of towering big mountains just in front of our eyes.

  • Day 08: Acclimatization day in Dingboche

    Nangkartshang: (5,085m/16,683 ft)

    Another rest/acclimatization day at Dingboche is very important as it will help everyone to cope with its high altitude and cold environment. During this time we can explore Dingboche and the surrounding valleys of Chhukung and Imja. We can also do a day hike to Nangkartshang Peak (5085m) from where we can see Mt. Makalu (8,485m), the 5th highest mountain in the world along with different faces Amadablam, Kangtega (6,685m), and Cholatse (6,440m).

    With the exploration of amazing views and scenic beauty, we will again explore Dingboche village in the evening time and rest there overnight.

  • Day 09: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche

    Dingboche: (4,360m/14,290ft) Dhugla: (4,620m/15,157 ft) Lobuche: (4,930m/16,175 ft)

    Due to the higher altitude, this trek will be more difficult in comparison to previous days. We will walk in the alpine region where there are no forests and just above Periche village to reach Thukla (also known as Dukhla) 4,615m. Finally, we reach Thukla after crossing Khumbu Glacier and walking for around 3 hours. Short break here and feel your energy and again continue to walk and climb Thukla pass for 1an hour. This is the place where memorial stupas are built dedicated to the climbers and trekkers who failed to return from Everest over the years.

    We reach Lobuche in an hour and a half. This trail of a total of 6 to 7 hours is slightly difficult as well, but the breathtaking view of the mountains will keep us motivated and it will feel like we reached Lobuche in no time. We feel completely different as we are staying nearly 5,000m above sea level. We must drink water again and again to help ourselves. From Lobuche, we can see mountains like Lobuche Peak (6,119m), Pumori (7,138m), Nuptse (7,661m), and many others small mountains. But from the place where there are most of the lodges, we cannot see any of those.

  • Day 10: Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp and back to Gorakshep

    Gorakshep: (5,185m/ 17,010 ft) Everest Base Camp: (5,364m/17,598ft)

    The biggest day of our trek will lead us towards Everest Base Camp. Comparatively easier at the beginning, the trek will be harder after we reach Gorak Shep. Here we have to ascend and descend mostly on glacier paths and hard rocks. After 1 and half hours, we will see the first view of Kalapatthar (black rock mountain) along with other mountains such as Pumori (7,138m), Nuptse (7,861m), Lingtren (6,749m). We will reach Gorak Shep in about 3 hours of walk. Short break at Gorak shep and we will feel the energy, keep your backpack there, and head towards EBC.

    Drink enough water while walking. On our way, we will approach Khumbu Glacier, the highest glacier in the world and the largest of Nepal. After nearly 3 hours of hiking on a straight trail, yet dangerous, we will finally reach the basecamp.

    When we reach the base camp all the exhaustion of a week trek will be lost as its beauty will make you feel like in heaven. We can enjoy amazing views of Nuptse (7,861m), Khumbuste (6,665m), and Pumori (7,136m) mountains from the base camp. After spending some time there we will head back to Gorak shep where we will spend the night.

  • Day 11: Hike to Kala Patthar (5,555m/18,208ft)-viewpoint, trek back to Dzongla

    Kala Patthar: (5,555m/18,208ft) Dzongla: (4,830m/15,846ft)

    Kalapathar is the highest point of altitude that we will trek. As Mt. Everest cannot be seen from basecamp, Kalapathar is the best viewpoint where we can see Everest just in front of our eyes. We will head towards there before dawn, the weather will be freezing and we have to wear warm clothes along with a light attached to our head. After 2 hours trek in the dark, we will finally reach Kalapathar. From the best viewpoint of our trek, we can see 360 degrees of mountains like Khumbutse (6,665m) Pomori (7,136m), Lingtren (6,749m), Lhotse (8,516m), Nuptse (7,861m), Amadablam (6,814m) and highest of them all Everest (8,848.86m). After spending a few minutes there, we will head back towards Gorak Shep for breakfast.

    From Gorakshep, we will decline down to Lobuche to reach Dzongla. Lobuche to Dzongla is a short trek; walk through a grassy trail while enjoying the view of Lobuche Peak. Walking the same EBC route, until we reach the top of Thukla pass then we will approach Dzongla. Within 2 and half hours from Lobuche, we will reach Dzongla.

  • Day 12: Trek from Dzongla to Thagnak via Cho La Pass

    Dzongla: (4,830m/15,846ft) Cho La Pass: (5,360m/ 17,585 ft) Thagnak: (4,700m/ 15,420 ft)

    Another difficult day of our trek, today we will cross the pass which connects Khumbu and Gokyo village of Everest region. With a total trek of 7 hours today, we will rest at Thagnak after crossing Cho La. Cho La is also the best for great peak views; Kyanjo Ri (6,186m), Tangi Ragi Tau (6,186m), Chola (6,089m), Lobuche West (6,145m), Nuptse (7,861m), Lobuche (6,119m) along with Everest (8,848.86m).

    We descend our altitude, from the height of Cho la to reach Thagnak with a walk of 2 and half hours. Don’t forget to drink water every hour. Thagnak is a perfect rest place for the people who just crossed the great pass and are planning to move further the next day.

  • Day 13: Trek from Thagnak to Gokyo Lake

    Thagnak: (4,700m/ 15,420 ft) Gokyo Lake: (4,998m/16,400 ft)

    After the difficult trek of the earlier day, today we will do a short and comparatively easy trek. With less than 4 hours of trek, we will head towards the place which is one of the most facilitated settlements of the Everest region.

  • Day 14: Hike to Gokyo Ri (5,357 mt/17,575 ft)

    Gokyo Lake: (4,998m/16,400 ft) Gokyo Ri: (5,357m/ 17,575 ft)

    Today is the main highlight of our trek. We will hike up to Gokyo Ri or Gokyo peak which will take about 3 to 4 hours. We walked uphill to see Gokyo lake from a bird’s eye view. After reaching the peak, we feel like we are surrounded by the ranges of the Himalayas. We can enjoy the view of Everest (8,848.86m), Lhotse (8,516m), Makalu (8,485m), and Cho Oyu (8,188m) along with other peaks, Thamserku (6,623m), Kangtega (6,782m), Taboche (6,542m), Cholatse (6,440m), Nuptse (7,861m), Changtse (7,543m), and Pumori (7,161m).

    After spending time there we will return back to the valley for an overnight stay. Today is the last day of our uphill trek as we will continue to move downwards to return from where we started.

  • Day 15: Trek from Gokyo to Dole

    Gokyo: (4,998m/ 16,400 ft) Machhermo: (4,470m/ 14,665 ft) Dole: (4,038m/ 13,248 ft)

    Walking downwards and decreasing altitude is easier than walking uphill. Therefore, we can skip some places and reach the next destination in no time. Here, we will directly move towards Dole which will take us around 5 to 6 hours, skipping Machhermo where we stayed overnight in the reverse trek.

    We can yet again enjoy the eye-appealing Himalayas and admire the beautiful villages that pass by. We will stop by Machhermo for lunch and spend some time there. Continuous walk for another 3 hours takes us to Dole.

  • Day 16: Trek from Dole to Monjo

    Dole: (4,038m/ 13,248 ft) Namche: 3,440m/ 11,286 ft) Monjo: (2,835m/ 9,300 ft)

    We will continue our trek downwards to Monjo. Instead of Namche, we chose Monjo this time so that you can feel the hospitality of yet another village in the Everest Region. Walking side by side along the Dudh Koshi River and crossing the large suspension bridge above might as well back the memories of how we started. We will reach Monjo after they pass all the way through Jorsale.

  • Day 17: Trek from Monjo to Lukla

    Monjo: (2,835m/ 9,300 ft) Phakding: (2,650 m/ 8,562 ft) Lukla: (2,850m/9,350 ft)

    Today is the last day of our trek and we will head towards Lukla to fly to Kathmandu the next day. We will trek towards the Hillary Suspension Bridge and along with the pass-through several local villages.

    After reaching Phakding, we can take a rest there for some time. Then we will descend towards Lukla for an overnight stay there.

  • Day 18: Fly back to Kathmandu

    Lukla: (2,850m/9,350 ft) Kathmandu (1,300m /4,265 ft)

    We will fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla today. This flight sometimes may not be constant because of the difficult weather situations. So we have to wait for the perfect moment.

    We can yet again enjoy the view of beautiful mountain ranges and peaks from the flight. If we reach Kathmandu early we will have plenty of time to rest for the whole day. Even if we reach late, there is nothing to worry about as we will have yet another day in Kathmandu for the whole day to rest.

  • Day 19: Rest day at Kathmandu

    Kathmandu (1,300m /4,265 ft)

    Looking at your schedule you can plan your free day in Kathmandu. You can spend a productive day by engaging in outdoor activities like cycling, wall climbing, or short hiking (Outdoor-activities-in-Kathmandu).

    Later in the evening the all of us associated with this amazing trip will gather for a farewell dinner at a traditional Nepali restaurant.
    (If you don’t have time you can departure same day)

  • Day 20: Final Departure

    Kathmandu (1,300m /4,265 ft)

    We will drop you at the airport according to your flight schedule.

    Trekkers Paradise hopes to take you on another exciting trek soon !!

Cost Includes

  • All necessary airport arrival departure as per the itinerary.
  • 4 night’s hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on a twin sharing basis on BB plan.
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing by professional English-speaking tour guide.
  • Private transportation for sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Domestic Flights (Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu) Tickets for clients and guide.
  • 3 meals a day during the trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) as mention in the itinerary.
  • Boiled water during the trek.
  • Five nights room with attached bathroom at Lukla, Phakding, Namche (4 night), eleven nights at best available room at Tengboche, Dingboche, Louche, Gorakshep, etc (twin Sharing room)- 15 Night
  • Professional government license holder English speaking trekking guide and his salary.
  • The required number of porters to carry the luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests).
  • Coverage of Guides and Porters, Their meals, insurance, transportation, flight, and other necessary equipment.
  • Sagarmatha National Entry Park Permit
  • Trekking permit (TIMS)
  • Farewell dinner.
  • A comprehensive medical kit.
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Trekkers Paradise’s appreciation of certificate after the successful trek.

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare to/ from Nepal.
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fees for multiple Entries on arrival at Tribhuwan Internationa Airport- (15 days – $25-30, 30 days- $40-50 and 90 days- $100-110)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Insurance covers, medical, emergency evacuation, loss, etc.
  • Personal expense (shopping, snacks, boil bottle water, hot and cold drinks, hot shower, Alcohol, Wi-Fi, telephone call, battery re-charge fee), extra porters, etc
  • Hot shower during the trekking.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Additional costs or delays caused by out of management control, for example, landslide, weather condition, itinerary modification due to safety concerns, illness, change of government policies, strikes, etc.
  • Tips and gratitude provided to staff.

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Reviews

Everest Base Camp, Lobuche Peak & Island Peak Climbing !!! Sauraj Jhingan Pune, India

Everest Base Camp, Lobuche Peak & Island Peak Climbing !!!

I used Trekkers Paradise to climb Island Peak in 2013, Lobuche in 2015 /2017, and Everest Base Camp trek multiple times. Throughout my trip to Nepal, I found this company to be trustworthy, responsible, and secure. The views of the highest mountains are just breathtaking from the summit of Lobuche & Island peak.  The company provides experienced climbing guides, food, climbing equipment, trekking guide & porters. I anxiously await the next Himalayan expedition, which promises to be a trekkers' paradise and many more to come.

Train Yourself

Qualification/Training

Best physical condition is required to trek in Nepal’s high altitude. Without some pre-trek training or a good level of basic fitness it can be hard. We suggest running, walking, hiking in the hill, climbing stairs rather than elevator to prepare for the trek. Include swimming, rowing, biking in your daily base training.

Basic further experience and strength required for Trekking

  • One should be able to hike for 6-7 hours a day.
  • One should be able to carry 8 kg themselves on backpack for preparation.
  • We suggest you to run about 4/5 miles in home for the preparation with some load on your back for 2 to 3 months to make yours climbing much more easier. Or use treadmill for everyday running and walking.
  • If you have uphill location/mountain then once a week you should go to hike with loaded bag pack on your back. If you do not have mountain and high hills then use stairs to go up/down than elevator.
  • Regular swimming, biking, rowing is also a good way to maintain your physical strength.

FAQs

  • Will someone come after my arrival to pick me up at the airport?

    Yes, Trekkers Paradise representative will be there to greet you outside of Terminal Hall. He will be displaying Trekkers Paradise name card with your name on it. You will be moved to the pre-select Hotel after that.

  • Do I need a visa to travel to Nepal?

    All foreign nationals, except Indian Citizens, need visas to enter Nepal.

  • What is the cost of the visa application process and Visa? Should we apply for a visa from our home country or will we get it at Nepalese Airport? Which documents are important that I should bring with me?

    After landing, you can obtain a visa at Tribhuwan International Airport, furthermore, it will be easier if you are fill-up the visa form online (http://online.nepalimmigration.gov.np/tourist-visa) before taking the flight to Nepal. Entry Visa fees- at present are $ 30 for 15 days, $ 50 for 30 days, and $ 125 for a three-month visa on entry to Nepal.

    You should bring the following essential documents on the trip:

    • Valid Passport: must be valid for up to 6 months.
    • Travel insurance: you need to provide a copy of the insurance paper to Trekkers Paradise before you start the trek.
    • Flight Tickets.
    • Emergency contact numbers for T/C’s bank, insurance, family contacts.
  • When is the best time to travel in Nepal?

    The weather is probably the best guide for deciding when to plan your trip to Nepal. The best time to visit Nepal is between September to November and March to May.

  • Do I need permits?

    Yes, all foreign citizens require two permits for this trek. You require Sagarmatha National permit and a Local Government fee.

  • How is the Higher Himalayan toilet facilities like?

    There are generally common toilet facilities in teahouses and lodges, which are typically clean and well maintained. A limited number of tea houses and lodges now sell attached toilets. We will provide you with the best choice in this regard, as far as possible.

  • How are the shower facilities on the trek?

    Normally there are hot water shower services in various teahouses and lodges. In the absence of such a facility, the teahouse/lodges will provide you hot water bucket. The payment for the shower has to be made by yourself and the cost varies with the places.

  • Will we have Wi-Fi?

    Wi-Fi and network might not be always available. However, few hotels provide Wi-Fi free or with a certain charge.

  • Are there porters or yaks carrying the luggage or are we supposed to be carrying it alone?

    Our porters, who are honest and experienced, will look after your luggage while on the trek. All you need to carry is your small day bag for your personal belongings like a camera, water bottle, sun cream, money, etc. Normally, we assign one porter to carry the luggage of two trekkers.

  • May I charge my camera and mobile batteries on my Trip?

    These facilities will be available in most of the places in your Hotel reception by paying some service charges. Don’t forget to bring your adapters!!

  • Will my Cell phone (mobile phone) work in Nepal?

    Please, Contact your service provider and check if Nepal country is included in their `Global roaming’ package. Please note, not all parts of Nepal are covered by the GSM Network in Nepal.

  • How long does it take to trek Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Lake?

    The trek can be completed within 14 to 18 days however the length of the trek depends on the weather, the trekker’s ability to walk, how long they take to acclimatize, whether they want to take side trips to famous places nearby like Renjo La Pass.

  • Is Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Lake safe to trek?

    The only potential hazard during the trek is the possibility of altitude sickness to reduce the chances of it we suggest a single day for acclimatization. You will also be guided by an experienced trekking guide and assisted by local porters, who are there to take care of you during your trek.

  • What are the facilities available in case of emergencies during the trek?

    In case you suffer from altitude sickness or any other problems, we will offer you the doctor’s prescribed medicines according to the type of problem facing you. We will descend you and incise of extreme cases, you will get rescued by the helicopter.

  • What are some basic Nepali customs that I should know about?

    • Take off your shoes before entering a temple or one’s home
    • Ask for permission before entering a Hindu temple
    • Taking photographs inside most temples are considered illegal
    • Ask for permission before taking photographs of objects, and including Nepali people.
    • Nepali people are friendly by nature. Have a genuine interest in them. Talk to them. Be friendly as you travel
  • Can I add extra days to my Trekking Trip?

    Yes, it is absolutely possible to add some more days to the trip. Along your trek, we can add days at your request with additional costs to cover guides, porters, accommodation, and food.

  • Are Trekkers Paradise’s staff insured?

    Yes, all the staff of Trekkers Paradise including guides and porters are insured to recover any kinds of casualties.

Equipments

We will meet you at the airport and pick you up:

We organized Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) airport pick up and drop service. Upon your arrival, you are welcomed and greeted at your arrival gate (Holding your name on the company pamphlet- Trekkers Paradise) by our representative member from a company, then transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu. For departure transfer, we will come to pick you up at your hotel in Kathmandu and take you to the airport for your international flight.

Safety precaution for Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Lake Trek:

Aside from geographical protection, Trekkers Paradise has taken safety in following things to make travel as safe as possible making the most out of it without any worry!

  • Our guides have received extensive wilderness first-aid training.
  • Trek leaders and guides have years of trekking experience who can help you if there is any kind of uneasiness and assure happiness & satisfaction are guaranteed.
  • We’ll have High-quality masks & Gloves with sanitizers for everyday use throughout the journey for the Trekkers Paradise team assisting you.
  • Encouragement and inspiration can be a regular occurrence.
  • Food and accommodation in the mountains would be rechecked for additional hygiene.

The meals during the trek:

Our trek takes us to high altitudes near the world’s highest point, which means your body will need enough starch, protein, and nutrition, as food is the body’s fuel for hiking on such massive Himalayan trails. The food on this trek is very convenient, but not as convenient as it is in cities.

There will be Breakfasts, Lunch, Dinners, Tea & coffee will be provided in the trek. The popular menu items are:-

Breakfasts – (Oatmeal, Corn Flakes, French toast with Jam, Butter, Cheese, and Honey Tibetan bread or Chapati Local tsampa porridge, Hashed brown eggs, Varieties of eggs (Omelets) Pancakes Muesli Breads Fruits and Vegetables Hot drinks like varieties of teas and coffees Hot chocolates, etc)

Lunch – (Dhal, Bhat & Tarkari (Dal Bhat power 24 hours) Tibetan Bread Various Soups items Sherpa Stew Steaks Sandwiches Momo (dumplings) Macaroni dishes Tenduk Spaghetti Noodles Thukpa Pasta Vegetable curry Potatoes items Vegetable and salad Pizza (Tomato, Mushroom, Mixed) Snakes (Papad, Prawn) Desserts items (Rice Pudding, Apple pie), etc)

Dinners – ( Dhal, Bhat & Tarkari Tibetan Bread Various Soups items Sherpa Stew Steaks Sandwiches Momo (dumplings) Macaroni dishes Tenduk Spaghetti Noodles Thukpa Pasta Vegetable curry Potatoes items Vegetable and salad Pizza (, Tomato, Mushroom, Mixed) Snacks (Papad, Prawn) Pokada, finger chips, etc.

Desserts items (Rice Pudding, Apple pie), Hard Drinks Steaks, etc.) are available on the menu during the trek.

The best items from the lodge’s menu are fresh, hygienic, delicious, and nutritious. Almost everywhere on the menu, there is a mix of typical local, Asian, and western cuisine, but as we get closer, the menu list will be shortened. We highly recommend liquids green tea, lemon tea, hot lemon, ginger tea, and garlic soup, etc. at high altitude and also the fresh vegetable items for health benefit.

Accommodation details during the Trek:

20 days Everest base camp with Gokyo Lake trek includes fifteen night’s lodge to lodge stay at a mountain and four nights in Kathmandu hotel, where we use the best available lodge and select the best accommodation in the Everest region. We provide five nights room with attached bathroom at Lukla, Phakding, Monjo, and Namche, ten nights standard room at Debuche, Dingboche, Lobuche, Gorakshep, Gokyo, etc. (Generally twin Sharing room)

Four nights of Hotels in Kathmandu before and after the trek is required which is included in the package.

Passport and Visa:

All foreigners except Indian nationals must have a valid visa to enter Nepal. Visa is available on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport upon entry in Kathmandu, Nepal, and at Nepal borders of India and Tibet. Visa can be easily extended to the central immigration office. www.immigration.gov.np Visa application requires a passport with at least 6 months until expiration and one passport size photo.

The current cost of a visa for 15 Days – 30 USD, 30 Days – 50 USD, and 90 Days – 125 (to be paid in cash) Other currencies are also accepted although rates may differ. Other nationalities should check entry requirements. Visitors are requested to specify return flight tickets, time intended to stay in Nepal.

Visa Extension Fee: Tourist visa extension is done for a minimum of 15 days with USD 45 and USD 3 per day for additional days. In the case of a delay of less than 150 days additional USD 5 per day as of late fine.

 Tipping:

Tipping is not included in the salaries of your guides, porters, or crew, but it is greatly appreciated. In Nepalese culture, tips are the accepted and a lovely way of saying thank you (“Dhanyabada”) for good service. Normally the tips are offered at the end of the trek and this is best done as a group. Most groups will give the trips the last day of the trek.

Booking and payment process:

Trekkers Paradise is a government authorized, registered, licensed, and bonded trekking and touring operator in Nepal. The company registered number is 221608/076/0677. We are members of the Trekking Agency Association of Nepal (TAAN), Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). Therefore, the book the Trekkers Paradise trip with confidence as we are reliable.10 percent of payment in advance and other necessary documentations like passport copy, passport size photos, travel insurance policy, arrival, and departure flight details can be made later but must not exceed within two weeks’ period from the booking date. Payment is to be made by bank transfer, western union. The remaining trip cost can be paid whether in cash or by bank transfer when you arrive in Nepal. Furthermore, we put forward the necessary modes of payment details as per your convenience by mail.

Trekkers Paradise Crews:

During the Everest base camp trek, you will be accompanied by our local best trained and well-experienced guides/Sherpa’s to make your journey even more comfortable and memorable. All guides are well trained licensed with prior experience they have spent years trekking / climbing a peak all over the world. Porters will also be assigned to carry your luggage. Two members will be assigned one porter, combined luggage should not exceed more than 20 kgs. We provide basic accommodation for our guides and porters or tents with sleeping gear and we also provided them food and warm drinks.

  • Intensive Wilderness First Aid
  • Authorized certificate of Trekking Guide Training
  • Fluency speaking English and other major Languages
  • Rock climbing
  • Conservation and biodiversity

Difficulties during Everest Base Camp Trek with Gokyo Lake:

  • The trekking trail to the Everest Base Camp gets filthy during Monsoon.
  • Cancellations of flight following bad weather and heavy snowfall
  • Altitude sickness like nausea, breathing difficulties, and headache becomes common
  • High-tech facilities like Wi-fi and ATM gets exorbitant at high lands like Namche Bazar
  • Peak season gives rise to insufficiency of guest house and lodge in Everest
  • Accommodations are of economic with no luxurious items and extra facilities

Join Some Extra Activates:

  • A unique Mountain Flight to Mt. Everest
  • White water rafting on Nepal’s famous rivers
  • A romantic overnight stay in a mountain resort
  • A cultural show, with dinner
  • A traditional Nepali Luxury Dinner
  • The most spectacular Bungee Jump on the Planet

Book the dates for your next adventure

All our programs are just one example of what is possible. Trekkers’ Paradise, has experience in organizing tailor made tours for years. Therefore, contact us for your personal desire program!

OR,

Book a Custom Date

Custom trip dates are available to go bespoke or private for which, Prices may vary*

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