Gokyo to Everest Base Camp Trek is full of exciting adventures! Every stop during this 2 week journey is a highlight in itself. Asian Journey takes you on a more than two week journey in the land of the brave mountain Sherpas, located on the foothills, right under the highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest (8848m). Throughout this journey you will come across the most welcoming people on the planet, a crystal clear glacial lake, how the world would look like from the top of the Gokyo peak, Mt. Everest showered in the morning sun, mystical monasteries and hundreds of different spectacular landscapes!
The trail kicks off at Lukla that brings you to the Gokyo glacial lake via Namche Bazaar. After enjoying the spectacular atmosphere at the Gokyo lake, you will have the exquisite opportunity to climb the Gokyo peak! From there the journey marches forward to the Everest Base Camp, one of the most famous destinations of the planet! At Kalapattar one gets the best views from the majestic Everest being bathed in the golden morning sun. On this second part of the trip, trekkers will be able to experience first-hand the excitement and serenity that surrounds Everest Base Camp, one of the most renowned locations on the planet. Additionally, travelers will be able to immerse themselves in local Sherpa lifestyles and learn more about this highly respected culture.
Day 1 :Arrival at the Tribuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (1,345m).Overnight at a hotel.
Day 2 :Morning fly to Lukla (2804 meters) from Kathmandu, trek to Phakding (2610 meters) 3 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 3 :Trek to Namche Bazaar (3441 meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 4 :Namche Bazaar Acclimatization day. Or Hike to Syangboche Everest View hotel to observe close view of Mt. Everest, Amadablam, Thamserku, Lhotse and back to Guest House. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 5 :Trek to Phorste Thanga (3,680m) – 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 6 :Trek to Machherma (4,470m) – 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 7 :Trek to Gokyo (4,790m) – 5.5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 8 :Trek to Gokyo Ri (5,364m) and back to Gokyo – 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 9 :Trek to Thangna (4,730m) – 4 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 10 :Cross Cho La pass (5,363m) then trek to Dzongla (4,830m) – 7 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 11 :Trek to Lobuche (4,910m ) – 4 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 12 :Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,365 m) then back to Gorak Shep – 5.5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 13 :Hike up to Kala Patthar (5,555m) early in the morning and trek down to Periche (4,200m) – 6 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 14 :Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3860meters), 4 hours. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 15 :Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m) – 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 16 :Trek to Lukla (2,804m) – 6 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 17 :Morning flight back to Kathmandu. Overnight at a hotel.
Day 18 :Transfer to airport and fly back to home.