Everest Base Camp trekking in Nepal with Chola pass and Gokyo lakes, stunning view of Makalu & Everest ranges.


View of the Gokyo lake as seen on Gokyo everest trek


Boudhanath Kathmandu nepal sightseeing

  Stunning view of the HImalaya from Gokyo ri   Sunrise over mount Everest nepal trek   Namche Bazzar - everest  
View of Gokyo Lake
Boudnath - KTM
Stunning View
Sunrise over Everest
Namche bazzar
 Trip Highlighs

A magnificent trek to the Gokyo Lakes, including an ascent of Gokyo Ri, offering superb views of Everest range.

The Everest Base Camp trek was ranked the world's 10th best journey in 2003. The safest trek, many clients did this adventure Everest trek with us, 16 or 18 days Everest Base camp trekking also available, contact us for details

What people said when they reach to the Gokyo Ri :
"Standing at the top of Gokyo Ri and soaking in the spectacular views, I again marvel at the scale of the landscape in this region. For example, at this altitude, I am higher that I have ever been in my life and higher than I will probably ever be again, but at the same time I am over 3000 meters below the peak of Mt.Everest...
--Mark Van Ryzin"

Why travel with us (EBEs)?
Departure Dates 2011
We have the following dates scheduled for this Gokyo Lake & Everest Base Camp Trek 2010, that are guaranteed to operate with a minimum of 1 or 2 persons in the group. The trek is also available on a private basis to suit your own dates.
1, 5, 12, 19, 26
3, 9, 14, 17, 20, 24, 30
1, 7, 14, 21, 28
5, 12
Other Available Treks in Everest Region
Everest Panorama Trek
Everest, Annapurna, Chit
Gokyo Lake & Everest
Island Peak Expeditions
Makalu - Khumbu Trek
Himalayan view from Namche, en route to Gokyo everest trek

The tea house (Lodge) in Namche on the way to Gokyo Everest trek
Honouring the pioneer Mount Everest climbers Sherpa Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary Nepal renamed Lukla airport as Tenzing Hillary airport and trekking trail to Everest base camp now also kown as Tenzing Hillary trek.

Important note:
The famous Mani rimdu festival in Tengboche monastery is scheduled each year on November. Mani Rimdu is the important festival in Tengboche Everest region. It consists of a nine day meditation cycle and ends with a public blessing ceremony and the world renowned Mask Dances at Tengboche Monastery. The following are the approximate dates of Mani Rimdu events this year based on the Tibetan lunar calendar. Making of the sand mandala and tormas (sculptures made of made of colored butter and barley flour representing symbolic offerings) . Drupchen ceremonies : Practice dancing without masks Wong (blessing ceremony for the general public). Famous Mask Dances open to the public. During the whole night there is traditional dancing by the Sherpa community. If you are interested to take part in this famous great Himalayan festival please ask us for detailed itinerary..

Gokyo Lake and Everest Base Camp Trekking Nepal - 20 days
A magnificent trek to the Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo Ri, offering superb views of Everest range
Booking open for our 2010, Everest Gokyo trekking nepal, contact us for details

Please hear from our clients how much they enjoyed Gokyo Everest trek, with us>
Trip Profile 20 days Gokyo lake and Everest trek, go over the Cho La pass,
A magnificent trek to the Gokyo Lakes, including an ascent of Gokyo Ri, offering superb views of Everest
  15 days adventurous Everest trekking, stunning views of top of the world and blue lake of Gokyo
  5 days in Kathmandu, sightseeing of world heritage sights

Gokyo Valley, Gokyo Lake Trekking, Gokyo - Everest Base Camp Trekking, Mt. Cho Oyu refleceted in goko lakeGokyo and Everest Trekking in Nepal :
A spectacular flight to Lukla sets the scene for the splendors to come as you make your way up Namchebazaar, the vibrant center of Sherpa life. After acclimating by spending time exploring this bustling Sherpa village, its time to trek up to Gokyo lake and Chola pass towards Everest Base Camp. This is a fantastic trek, visiting all of the high valleys of Khumbu with extra time at Gokyo to explore the upper valley. We then reach Gokyo Lakes where the Khumbu range is reflected in the emerald green water below, and an optional excursion to Gokyo Ri with stunning views of Makalu and Everest may cause a slight detour.
(Picture above is the Gokyo lake with some trekking tea house lodge on it's bank)

From there you will head for the Everest Base Camp trail and the rocky summit of Kalapathar (18,193'), and its unrivaled close view of Mt. Everest and its giant neighbors. After accomplishing this feat you will trek back through the Khumbu valley to Lukla for a flight back to Kathmandu for some city adventures to match your trekking heights. Our return journey takes us to Tengboche monastery, the most important center of Buddhism in the Everest area, before descending to Lukla to fly back to Kathmandu the next day.
If you want to see more photos of Gokyo trek please go though the link here taken by our client who did Gokyo Everest trek with us in Nov 2008.

An outline itinerary for Gokyo Everest trekking
Day 01 :
Arrival day, check into hotel and rest.
Day 02 :
Full day sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley, world heritage sights
Day 03 :
Fly to Lukla and start the lodge - to - lodge Everest gokyo trekking
Day 04 - 18 :
On Everest trekking hiking and fly back to Kathmandu
Day 19 :
Free day in Kathmandu, evening Nepali cultural show and dinner
Day 20 :
Final departure

Fact File: Gokyo Everest trek Nepal
Availability: Every week through out the year how ever (June - Aug) is not recommended.
Price: Please ask for the price.
Style: Guided trip , Tea House Trekking
Grade: Easy - Moderate
Maximum elevation: 5500 Mtr. - Kalapathar
3 star accommodation in cities, but in trekking only simple lodge available.
Transport: Car / Bus / Flight included
Meals included: 18 breakfasts, 15 lunches, 16 dinners
In this Gokyo Everest trekking, it involves walking of 4-6 hours per day and covers an altitude ranging from MIN 1300 Mtr. to MAX 5600 mtr. The local flights is from Kathmandu to Lukla return.

4 - 5 star hotels available in the cities, extra nights can be added at any point en route, fully supported camping trek, tailor made itinerary available ask for full range of options.

Single supplement, travel& health insurance, international flight and visa cost, drinks, tips, airport tax, evacuation cost and the cost which is not mentioned above.

Everest trek is also among 20 sports destinations for 2006: Mt. Everest Base camp trek has been listed as one among 20 adventure sports destinations of the world in National Geographic Adventure's November 2005 issue naming as Adventure Travel 2006: The Sports Trips Atlas. The listing has been made to help its readers plan their next challenge ( adventure). Mt. Everest is the only Asian destination selected for the adventure sports category. Other adventure sports that National Geographic Adventure has picked up for 2006 are skiing, rafting, diving surfing, mountain biking, multi ports besides mountaineering.

Special note:
The safety and the well being of our groups are of paramount importance to us. All of our treks are led by qualified professional guides, who are well trained by Nepal Government. Our job is to ensure your comfort and safety as we take you where you want to go, because your holiday is ours. In this regard, we work honestly and effectively to provide you the Himalayan experience that suits your interest. We encourage you to question us freely and contribute in the planning stages of your adventure.

For Further Information & to Book Gokyo Everest Trek Nepal Please Mail us
Some Frequently Aasked Questions (FAQ) By Our Customers:

When is the best season to trek in Nepal?

The best season for trek in Nepal is half of February to June and September to early December. We have summer trek to Mustang, Ladakh or Tibet too.

Half of February to First week of June: From the half of February until the first part of June temperatures are relatively warm, 10° to 15° warmer than in the fall. Mornings are bright and clear with the air slowly becoming hazier as the day progresses. The rhododendron forests in springtime are spectacular, with color displays that are "Himalayan" in beauty. June is warm and green with many fewer people - the sense of solitude is much greater than other seasons.

September to half of December: September to early December is an ideal time for the best mountain views. The days are typically sunny and clear with moderate temperatures and the evenings are usually quite cold.

What type of shape do I need to be in for trek in Nepal?

Trekking in Nepal is suitable for average people who are moderately fit, thus no previous experience is required. To get condition for the trek, some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, hiking is recommended before you embark on journey. Person suffering from pre-existing diseases must seek medical advice before considering the trek. Whilst on the trek, it is common to experience some discomfort before being fully acclimatized if you go higher altitude treks.Steps climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes.

Should I join with group for trek/tour?

It is not necessary; you have to join with group and follow our fixed departure date. Private trip is departure everyday upon your request.
As these routes in the hills provide special meeting place for the trekkers from throughout the world, traveling in group is not necessary. Rather you can move at your own pace and set your own schedule by not being in group. You can freely alter the routes with in the limits imposed by your trekking permit and your guide will reschedule your itinerary accordingly. But if you are interested to join with group, please choose mentioned departure dates as per your requirement. We will try to arrange group for you.

Is there any dangers that occur on tour / treks

Nepal is absolutely safe country to travel. Earthbound Expeditions take every precaution to ensure the comfort and safety of the trekkers. In regards to political stress, everything has returned to normalcy lately after government - Maoist truce and Maoist party recently joint political mainstream after historical peace accord signed by both parties in NOV. 2006. There is an overwhelming peace & tranquility that prevails throughout Nepal : Come to enjoy ".. a world of it's own". Nepal enjoyed 27.1% growth in Tourists arrival by Air in 2007.

Can I get more information about the list of the equipment and altitude sickness? Yes, for the detail information, please contact us.

How long have you been in travel and trekking business?

We have been serving in this field for over a decade (since 1997) and are trustable and government registered trekking agency of Nepal.Recommended by Lonely Planet ( Tibet) many guide books, newspapers and magazines.Please browse here to know more about our guides, trip planner, services and clients

Do you have any referral customers?

Yes we do! to know more about our services and former clients referral, please browse www.trektibet.com/testimonials_7.html. or write us we will pass their e-mail address to you and you can communicate directly. Read Reviews from Real Travelers!! at trip advisor

Can I extend my holiday in Nepal?

Everest Gokyo trekking can be extend and there are many options and choices to extend your holiday before or after your main trip.You can even visit to India, Tibet or Bhutan or some Jungle safari in Chitwan national Park, rafting or go to some hill stations to relax or upgrade your hotels for one or 2 nights with Spa or Golf. Contact us for extensions.

You can also join Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon in Nepal - Join our 20 days Everest base camp trek combined with Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon, Dates: May 16– June 3, 2010. To know more about Everest Marathon please visit http://www.everestmarathon.com

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