Classic Gokyo lake Everest base camp Trek is Traditional trekking route to Everest base camp starts from Jiri after 7-hour scenic drive from Kathmandu. This 4 weeks long trek route covers some of the most interesting villages, hills of low Everest region and guide you to the famous pristine Gokyo lakes and eye-catching views from the top of Gokyo RI. Classic Gokyo Lake Everest base camp trek then lead you to the most popular pass of Everest Khumbu region- Cho la pass and then finally lead you to the everyone dreams place on earth, Everest base camp. The highest point of this trek is Kala Pattar (5545m/). During the trek, you will experience unspoiled cultures of Sherpa, old monasteries; views from Gokyo lakes and top of Gokyo RI, Cho la pass and finally from Base camp of Everest and Kalapattar.
Classic Gokyo Everest base camp trek is moderate to challenging trek and best recommended season for this trek is October to December and March to May.
Day 01:Kathmandu- 1340M (Arrival day and Transfer to hotel)
Day 02:Sightseeing of KTM Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath & Patan city
Day 03:Drive to Bhandaar by Private jeep
Day 04:Trek to Sete
Day 05:Trek to Junbesi Village
Day 06:Trek to Nunthala
Day 07:Trek to Bupsa
Day 08:Trek to Chablung
Day 09:Trek to Namche Bazaar
Day 10:Trek to Syangboche, Rest/Acclimatization and Back to Namche Bazaar
Day 11:Trek to Portse Tanga
Day 12:Trek to MachherMo
Day 13:Trek to Gokyo RI
Day 14:Trek to Gokyo Peak (5463M) and Back to Gokyo Ri
Day 15:Trek to Dragnak
Day 16:Trek to Cho-la Pass (5368M) & Trek to Dzongla (4860M)
Day 17:Trek to Labuche
Day 18:Trek to Gorakshep
Day 19:Trek to Everest base camp (5364M) - Gorakshep (5170M)
Day 20:Trek to Kalapattar (5545M) & Trek back down to Pheriche (4280M)
Day 21:Trek to Tengboche (3860M) or Khumjung
Day 22:Trek to Namche or Manju (2800M)
Day 23:Trek to Lukla
Day 24:Fly to Kathmandu & Transfer to hotel, relax day after Long Trip
Day 25:Reserve day (Incase flight cancelled due to Bad weather)
Day 26:Departure to Airport and Back to Home
Transportation & Domestic flights
Accommodations and meals
Professional Guide and porters:
Trek permits & Entrance fees
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All the given departure dates are guaranteed and the prices shown are based on twin sharing basis. If you are single or do not have partner to share room, we will arrange single room at added single supplement cost. If the given departure dates are not suitable to you, contact us for your appropriate new dates, we are happy to set new date of travel for you.
We also organize private trips, small group trips rather than just group join trips, if you wish to have your own private trip or customize trip, contact us! We will assist you.
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Please advice your travel plan with number of travellers in your group to customize your own date of travel and for tailored made Itinerary.
Yes, it is possible! We are flexible and fully helpful. We are happy to make a perfect trip Package that meet your personal interest and travel requirements.E-mail us with your suitable travel requirements and we will design a new tailored made Journey to you.
our trek package includes all 3 meals a day including tea/coffee or other hot drinks, best selected lodge accommodation including attached bathroom (where available) with hot shower or non-attached bathroom (where not available) with hot showers for entire trek, at least 3-star category hotel in city with breakfast, guide, porter, trek permits, city tour entrance fees, city tour guide, All Airport transfers, domestic flights, it means most of expenses are included in given cost package.
our package does not include Nepal visa, it cost USD 30 for a month-long visa, Lunch & Dinner in city (breakfast is included), any bottled/boiled drinking water, battery charges for camera/laptop/mobile, internet, any type of bottled drinks such as alcoholic, soft drinks (cola, canned juice), laundry, personal expenses, travel insurance, tipping for guide and porter and renting or buying your trekking clothing’s
for your drinking water, battery charges, WIFI and other personal expenses, it is recommended to carry 150-200 USD.
our package does not include cost of Visa fee which is normally USD 30 which you easily obtain in Kathmandu international Airport on arrival day, you need one passport photo and visa form to be filled up.
Yes hot shower is available and its included in package
The best time to trekking in Nepal is mid-September to mid- December (fall season) and March to May (spring season)
Everest base camp trek is categorized in moderate level trek; this is most popular trek in Everest region. The high passes in Everest treks are somehow hard but without passes, trek to Everest base camp is moderate to hard.
in this trek, the maximum altitude you are trekking is 5644m at Kala patthar, since our itinerary is well prepared to meet proper acclimatization, this trek is doable for all trekkers who are physically fit and who can walk minimum of 5-8 hrs. a day
The best way to prepare for any treks or hikes in Nepal is, you have to give yourself at least one hour of physical activity such as walking or running or cycling. It is highly suggested to run around nearest park or around home daily 1 hour or more.
The coldest temperature in this trek will be depend on the months of trek, normally, the lowest you can expect is below -10 degree Celsius at higher point of this trek.
our packages included warm clean sleeping bag to use during the trek, we provide it in Kathmandu before trek, however if you have your own sleeping bag, we advise to bring it.it is always easy and better to use your own gears.
our packages included warm clean down jacket to use during the trek, we provide it in Kathmandu before trek, however if you have your own down jacket, we advise to bring it. it is always easy and better to use your own gears.
we provide complementary use of water bottle for this trek, so for drinking water, it is possible to filter the water or use purifier by using water purification tablets or liquid, it is cheapest way to have drinking water along the trail. You also can buy boiled water along the trail, it cost USD 1-1.50 per liter or mineral water in approximately same cost along the trail.
yes, you can charge FREE of cost in many lodges, however some lodges in higher altitude like base camp or around, they don’t have hydro power, instead they supply power from solar and the lodge owner charge some cost of USD 2-4 for full battery charge of your camera or laptop or mobile.
it is available and included in our package.
it is normal that all trekkers may not walk in same speed or pace, it is not really necessary, if you walk slower than other trekkers in group, some porter or assistant guide will be walking together with you.
Yes, travel insurance including emergency medical evacuation by helicopter is necessary for any high-altitude treks over 4000 m is recommended. You can find travel insurance online or we also can assist to buy your insurance from Nepal or with any other reliable companies.
if you can’t trek a head due to altitude sickness or any other reason like accident, we will immediately coordinate with your travel insurance to evacuate you from mountain to city and transfer to hospital for further medical facility.
during the high season months like October to November in fall season, there are more trekkers in trail than other off season like early September or late December or June July in late spring.
it is really not necessary to carry but you can bring some of those energy bars or snacks to keep not hungry when there are long hours of walk to get lodge for lunch or sometime evening. We suggest to keep some extra diets or dry foods.
The tipping is as per your own choice, however usually tipping for guide is normally 10-20 US$ per day and US$ 5-15 per day for porter. You can share tipping amount among the group.
Yes, you can travel Kathmandu with your own suitcase. In Kathmandu we provide porter duffel bag to put your trekking gears and clothing. It is free of cost use duffle bag in trek and you can take as gift after trek.
we advise you to bring your own first aid for your personal use. However, our guide keeps their first aid too. We keep all necessary medicine for trek.
it is depending on person if they like to use poles or not. We provide free use of trekking poles when you buy our full package. if you have your own trekking poles, we advise you to bring it.
depending on season, weather may change anytime in mountain. So, it is better to carry raincoat for this trek. You can buy raincoat in Kathmandu trekking shops or you can bring it from your country.
Yes, you can. we arrange FREE of cost store of your suitcase or baggage while you are in trek.
Kathmandu to Lukla flight is about 35 minute long and total 15 kg baggage allowance is included in the airfare included in trek package.
in worst weather situation, flight to lukla or return from lukla may delay for hours or even it can cancel if weather is too bad. In this worst case, you have option to fly with sharing helicopter (5 passenger in one helicopter), it cost US$ 400-500. You will refund the full amount of Lukla flight fares if flight is cancelled because of bad weather. We also can reschedule your flight for next day if you don’t want to pay extra to fly out by sharing helicopter.
Below are the 6 main reasons that we are Known as best trekking service providing local company based in Kathmandu Nepal and we 100 % assure our best quality trekking service to all our valued customers.
We always accommodate our valuable customers at standard of quality lodges in trek where one can get hot shower, clean beds and attached bathroom in mentioned area in itinerary, we make sure our best choice for our customers comfortable and safety for accommodation. we accommoate at least 3 star category hotels with breakfast with attached bathroom and quality of hospitality service.
Hygienic and fresh foods is always first priority for our customers and we always make sure of it while you are in trek with us. We select tea house or guest houses along the trail based on Hygienic and delicious fresh foods for your meals, it is very important aspect of our life spcially when you are doing trekking in high altitude mountain. We always take best care of it for our customers safety and their health issues.
Our company is not only concern about quality of foods we serve but also concern about quantity of foods we serve during your trek in Nepal with us so we always encourage our clients to select own choice of unlimited meals and drinks on trek.
Like many other cheapest trekking operators does, we never provide limited foods and drinks during trek. In fact, you will serve unlimited fresh, hygienic and energetic meals & hot drinks 3 times a day. Most of cheapest package include very limited foods and drinks like only small portion of meal at Breakfast,at Lunch and at dinner and very limited cup of tea/coffee each day, which is not enough for high mountain trek. you need to eat adequate Unlimited meals and hot drinks as your own choice and that is what serve by our company during the trek. This will give you a BEST ADDED VALUE to trek with us.
Not only unlimited meals and drinks we serve, you are free to select your own choice of meals, like you can have full choice of vegetarian meals, non-vegetarian meals or choice of your meals from food menu in each lodges everyday for entire trek, this type of facility may not available with all other companies, so this two factors are something really important you should make sure before you book trekking with any other company in Nepal.
Our SHERPA guides and porters always take very good care of your trekking holiday; they always walk together with you and give you fact information during trek. Their main concern is always to take very good care of your health and well being during trek. Our guide and porters are fully expert in the field of trekking & Climbing. Arrangements of quality lodge, foods, drinks and health issues are always serious concern of our guide and porters. They will not leave you alone as we have seen many guides are always walking behind or a head and not caring well for their guests. our guide always make sure 3 important issues during trek very professionally.
For us safety and security of our customers is always prime concern, without safety and security, we dont organize any trips, specially in himalaya. health and safety is always our first priority during trek and our guide is fully aware of it. incase of any Emergency issues of trekkers health, we take care of this issues so seriously. We are always keep in touch with our guides during trek.
trekking itinerary in mountain region can’t be fixed every time, sometime due to any reason, we need to change or customize in itinerary. In this case our guide and porters are fully flexible to make necessary optional change as per your request by using their wise knowledge. as per weather condition or health issues of clients or due to any unavoidable situation in mountain, we are flexible to make any changes in itinerary immediately. terms and conditions may apply but we are always flexible to make any last minute or emergency change in itinerary or program which is normally fixed.
At NETTA, we treat our working staffs, Sherpa guide and porters very well, they work so hard to make our customers journey so wonderful, without guide and porters care, hard work and best services, your trip wouldn’t be successful, that’s way we provide highest wages and facility to our Sherpa guide, porters and trekking/climbing staffs in order to encourage them for one of the best trekking, tours and climbing trip in Himalaya. We also provide very well equipment and they are insured well to prevent from unexpected accidents or medical treatment.
6 am- 7 am- wake up time, packing and fresh up
7 am- 7.30 am- BREAKFAST
7.30 am- 8 Am- Trek start
11.30 Am- 1 Pm- LUNCH
6 pm- 8 pm- DINNER
8- 9 pm- BED TIME
Choice of Eggs, potatoes, breads, Muesli, Pancake, Oat meals, Tea/Coffe or set breakfast
Choice of Rice, noodles items, pastas items, potatoes items, vegetable items,
Choice of soup, choice of Rice, noodles items, pastas items, potatoes items, vegetable items,Vegetarian or non- vegetarian options are available for daily meals
Fixed Itinerary can be customized as per your requirements and timeframe.
Above Package Included 3 star or 5 star category hotel in Kathmandu & Pokhara city( you can select the package), if you would like to stay at high class hotel (5 star hotels or so) or hotel as your own choice that is possible, please send us a request.
Our Trek package apply for minimum of two people in a group, however we can organize solo/single trek if you don’t have friend or partner to travel with.
We have discounted price package if there are group above 6 person or so, please send us a request for special deal for your group
Our trek package is based on full inclusive service from arrival in Kathmandu to Departure from Kathmandu including hotel in Kathmandu, sightseeing in Kathmandu, Incase if you would like to book your own choice of hotel or you would like to exclude city tour of Kathmandu, it is possible, just let us know any service that not required. Whatever is your exact requirements, we are happy to make customize accordingly
Do not hesitate to write us for any advice or special request, we are happy to hear from you and always ready to provide our quality trekking service in the Himalaya of Nepal.
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