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Gokyo Lake - Everest Base Camp Trek - 18 Days


Duration : 17 Nights / 18 Days

Destination Covered : Kathmandu, Solukhumbu

Tour Activities : Trekking

Tour Themes : Hill Stations & Valleys, Religious & Pilgrimage, Culture & Heritage

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Kathmandu and Solukhumbu Tour Overview

Gokyo Lake Everest Base Camp Trekking tour is a fabulous trekking trial taking to splendid Gokyo valley (4,800 meters), largest Ngozumba Glacier, spectacular Cho La pass (5,357 meters), incredible viewpoints Gokyo Ri (5,357 meters), Kala Pattar and the Everest base camp. This is one of the finest ways to see Mt. Everest (8,848 meters) and other mountains of this range.

Gokyo is a hidden valley that is beautifully decorated with a 360-degree panoramic mountain range along with stunning Gokyo Lake. For many, trekking through Gokyo valley is a must-see experience on their way to Everest Base Camp. The awe-inspiring appearance of shimmering lakes, glacier lakes, scattered human settlements, massif four above 8000 meters mountains is the one after another gift of this journey.

The Gokyo lake Everest Base Camp trekking tour is best for those who wish to take a challenging trek.

Kathmandu and Solukhumbu Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport. You will be taken to your hotel where you can relax or spend some time just looking around the city. At evening we accompany you a welcome dinner at a typical Nepali restaurant where you will get to see Nepali cultural program.

Day 2
Today's agenda will be to take you on a cultural tour of several of the World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley. From ancient temples to historic Royal palaces, you will marvel at the historical and cultural beauty of this city. After the tour, there will be an orientation of the trek where you will be meeting your crew members.

Day 3
Early morning fly to the village of Lukla (2,840 meters) and then we will make 3 – 4 hours trek to the village of Phakding. Today will be a short trek in order to get you acclimated to the elevation. There will be an optional hike to a nearby monastery.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 4
Today's trek will take between 5-6 hours as you walk through pine forests leading along the Dudh Koshi River and over a series of suspension bridges. Today will feature the first view of Mt. Everest (8,848 meters) after a steep climb over the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. We will reach Namche Bazaar to spend the night. Namche is the Principle trading center of the region.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 5
It might seem early to take a day of rest but this is so that your body will become acclimatized to the high elevation. It will not be a full day of resting, as there will be a short day hike to your choice of Thame (3,493 meters) or Khunde (3,840 meters) or exploring the village of Namche Bazaar. We recommend being active rather than staying at a place for the whole day.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 6
This day's trek is quite strenuous as we work our way to Mong La pass. The trail may be steep, but the views will become more reward than your efforts. The trail has scenic vistas as well as passing through dense forest where you will see an abundance of wildlife. We will spend the night in the small village of Dole (4,110 meters) where there are a few teahouses. Trekking time is 6-7 hours.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 7
This will be another strenuous day as the trail makes a steep climb upward via the village of Lhabarma (4,330 meters) and Luza (4,360 meters). This day will be rewarded with outstanding views which can overcome the challenges. Trekking time is about 4 – 5 hours, with an overnight stay at Maccherma.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 8
We come now into the beautiful Gokyo area. The Gokyo valley opens up with great views of Mt. Kangtega (6,782 meters), Thamserku (6,618 meters) and Cho Oyu (8,201 meters). There is some steep climbing up to the terminal moraine of Ngozamba Glacier (biggest glacier lake in the world). Today the beautiful lakes of the Gokyo region will be spotted. We will spend the night in Gokyo.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 9
This is a day here to relax by means to acclimatize to the higher elevation. There are six lakes in the region, and today will offer a chance to take some short hikes to those lakes. The views of the mountains, including Everest (8,848 meters) are outstanding from on top of the ridges around Gokyo. At the fifth Gokyo Lake, you will see the world's largest glacier – Ngazumpa Glacier. You will spend a second night in Gokyo.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 10
Early morning hike to Gokyo Ri, is a steep up but offers incredible views of the lakes and mountains. It takes between 3 – 4 hours to reach the top. We will continue to pass by glaciers and lakes, spending the night at Thaknak. Trekking time is 4 – 5 hours.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 11
Cho La Pass is another highlight of the trip, which will display some incredible scenery of the Everest/Gokyo region. The pass is steep but not much challenging and will involve walking on the glacier. We reach Dzongla for overnight in a basic lodge, trekking time 7 – 8 hours.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 12
Today’s trek is a bit shorter, only 2 -3 hours, giving you more time to relax and enjoy the scenery. This is one more day of great mountain views with an overnight in Lobuche.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 13
Today's walk leads to our final destination – Everest Base Camp (5,364 meters). We will stay at Gorak Shep as there are no accommodation facilities at Base Camp. From Gorak Shep, you can stand there and look at the highest mountains in the world in all of their grandeur. The trek to Base Camp can be made either today or tomorrow. Many will choose to trek to Base Camp in the morning in order to experience sunrise over the highest mountain in the world. Trekking time today is 8 – 9 hours.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 14
Day 14 is another highlight of your trip. The day starts with an early morning in order to catch the first rays of the morning sun striking to the snowcapped peaks. Some will choose to travel to Base Camp, which will add an extra 4 - 5 hours to the day's trek. The trip begins its downward descent as we will spend the night at the village of Pheriche. Trekking time (without Base camp trek) is 8 – 9 hours.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 15
After days of climbing uphill, today will feel quite easy as we descent down to the village of Namche Bazaar. At Tengboche, you can see the highest Buddhist monastery in the world. The trail is surrounded by Juniper and Rhododendron trees, making for a wonderful trek. At Namche Bazaar, you will get your first hot shower in the trek as well as an opportunity to do some shopping. There are Internet and ATM machines in the village. Trekking time is 5 – 6 hours.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 16
This is the final day of trekking as you make your way to the airport at Lukla. You continue the downhill journey, passing through mountain forests and Sherpa villages. We will spend a night in Lukla.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 17
The morning flight we fly back to Kathmandu. Enjoy the vertical view of snowcapped mountains one more time. Arriving Kathmandu, you can relax, do sightseeing or do some shopping before farewell dinner. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

Breakfast and Dinner
Day 18
At about 3 hours prior to your flight time, we transfer you to the airport to fly your onward destination. Trekking Mart family wishes your best time ahead.


More Details about Kathmandu and Solukhumbu Tour


  • Hotel
  • Sightseeing
  • Airport pick up and drop
  • Kathmandu city tour by car
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flights
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Lodge to lodge accommodation during trekking
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek
  • English speaking trekking guide
  • Porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers=1 porter)
  • Salary, insurance, food, and lodging for guide and porter
  • Trekking permits and National park fees
  • Welcome and farewell dinner


  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu except for welcome dinner
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, Bottled or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guides and porters

Payments Terms

  • * 20% Advance Percentage of total booking amount

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • * Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
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