Highlights

  • Visit UNESCO listed World Heritage Sites: Swaymbhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, & Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
  • Witness world's highest mountain Mt.Everest.
  • Experience world’s best airstrip—Lukla.
  • Beautiful turquoise lake in the Gokyo Valley.
  • Experience the breathtaking view of Everest from the outstanding viewpoint Gokyo Ri & Kalapathar.
  • Visit the largest monastery in Khumbu region ‘Tengboche Monastery.
  • Lifetime experience with the breathtaking views of Mt. Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Nuptse, Amadablam, and Pumori.

About Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lakes

Gokyo Valley Trek strikes every tourists mind when they feel like experiencing the in-depth beauty of nature. Gokyo Valley is situated at Solukhumbu district of Nepal. The entire valley is guarded by Sagarmatha National Park which is listed in World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

To the western part of Ngozumpa Glacier lies Gokyo Peak. It is called Gokyo Ri by native people here. It is the largest glacier in the entire Himalayas.

Every view that you get from Gokyo Ri is so precious that you like to treasure each and every moment spent here. The beauty of natural white walls and love for it begins more intensely after experiencing Gokyo Valley Trek.

For your satisfaction, Regulus assigns the best guide for Gokyo Valley Trek who has in-depth knowledge of Gokyo area as well as is also rich in local knowledge about the mountains & culture of Sherpas. It is a kind of a complete trek from where you will get the real picture of Nepal from mountain aspect. The other part of the trek is that you will get a chance to witness beautiful and silent lakes of this area. You feel as if the lakes were waiting for you since long time back. The deep blue lake will immerse in you for rest of your life, at least in memory.

The stone carved small house is the speciality of Gokyo Village. The village is situated at the extremity of Gokyo Peak. Not mistaken, the settlement here is positioned in uppermost altitude of the world.

The centre of attraction of Gokyo Valley is Tengboche monastery. Four mountains ranging over 8,000m namely, Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho Oyu and Mt. Makalu are seen from Gokyo Ri which is enough to mesmerize the trekkers.

19 Lakes situated at an altitude of 4,700 to 5,000m is encompassed by Gokyo Lake. Thonka is the largest lake among these 19 lakes.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 2Kathmandu sightseeing
  • Day 3Flight to Lukla (2,804m) and Trek to Phakding (2,610m)
  • Day 4Acclimatization Day
  • Day 5Namche Bazaar to Khunjung
  • Day 6Khunjung to Phorste Drengka (3,675m)
  • Day 7Phortse Thanga to Dole
  • Day 8Trek to Machherma (4,470m)
  • Day 9Trek to Gokyo (4,790m)
  • Day 10Gokyo - Gokyo Ri (5,483m) - Gokyo
  • Day 11Trek to Cho La Pass (5,363m) and Dzongla (4,830m)
  • Day 12Dzongla to Lobuche (4,910m )
  • Day 13Lobuche to Ghorakshep to Everest Base Camp (5,365 m), Kalapathar (5,555m)
  • Day 14Trek down to Pheriche (4,200m)
  • Day 15Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3,441m)
  • Day 16Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,804m)
  • Day 17Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Day 18Departure to your country

Open all day to day itinerary

What to Expect

  • 20 days of adventure ,16 of which includes 3 meals a day ( B L D ) on mountain while trekking in a basic lodge/hotel.  
  • 3 nights of accommodation in Kathmandu.(BB plan). 
  • Hot drinks (Tea / Coffee).
  • An experienced, licensed, English speaking guide for sightseeing in Kathmandu.
  • A government registered trekking guide (English speaking with license) & a local porter (1 porter with 2 trekkers).
  • Fooding, lodging ,Salaries & insurance of  the staffs.
  • Both way domestic flight (Ktm-Lukla-Ktm).
  • Transportation fees during ground-travel (airport pick up & drop).
  • Government-trained guides and required porters with their insurance, salary and meals.
  • Government taxes, entry fees and TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) permit & 
  • All applicable fees.
  • One cultural show and farewell dinner.
  • Trip Completion Certificate.
  • First Aid Kit.            
  • International flights.
  • Nepal entry visa.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Airport departure tax.
  • Entrance fees to monuments.
  • Extra showers, Battery recharge costs, laundry, etc.
  • Personal clothing and gears.
  • Food in Kathmandu ( also if earlier return to Kathmandu from Mountains due to any reason  than the scheduled Itinerary).
  • Unforeseen cost due to flight cancellation, weather conditions etc.
  • Tips to guide and porter.
  • Cancellation fees, if any from your side.
  • Hot shower.
  • Boiled water.
  • Wi -Fi.
  • Costs raised by conditions that are not under our control such as landslides, weather conditions, political unrest, illness, etc.