22 days – The ultimate Everest trek to the Base Camp & Gokyo
19 days demanding trekking in the high Himalaya (maximum elevation 5,643m / 18,514′)
Spectacular views of five of the world’s ten highest peaks
See Everest from the two famed vantage points of Gokyo and Kala Patthar
Plentiful cultural encounters with the legendary Sherpa inhabitants
Day 1 Arrive Kathmandu. Orientation.
Day 2 Morning flight to Lukla (2,800m / 9,180′). Trek along the banks of the Dudh Kosi to Phakding (3,420m / 11,220′).
Days 3-4 Leave the Dudh Kosi valley to climb to Namche Bazaar (3,420m / 11,220′). Extra day for acclimatization: witness the Saturday Haat bazaar, excursion to Shyangboche (3,790m / 12,430′).
Days 5-7 Trek to Tengboche (3,860m / 12,660′) via Thame (3,750m / 12,300′) and Khumjung (3,780m / 12,400′).
Days 8-9 Trek to Dingboche (4,360m / 14,300′). Extra day for acclimatization: hikeup the Imja Khola valley to Chhukung (4,730m / 15,510′).
Days 10-12 Trek to Lobuche (4,930m / 16,170′) and continue along moraines of the Khumbu Glacier to Gorakshep (5,160m / 16,930′) and Everest Base Camp (5,340m / 17,520′). Early morning climb Kala Patthar (5,643m / 18,514′), backtrack to Lobuche.
Day 13 Trek westward to Dzonglha (4,830m / 15,840′).
Day 14 Trek across the Cho La (5,420m / 17,780′) to Gokyo (4,750m / 15,580′).
Day 15 Day excursion to Gokyo Ri (5,350m / 17,550′).
Days 16-18 Trek south to Dole (4,090m / 13,420′) and meet the main trail at Phortse (3,865m / 12,677′). Retrace our steps to Namche Bazaar.
Days 19-20 Descend to the Dudh Kosi valley to finish trek at Lukla.
Day 21 Morning flight to Kathmandu. Rest of day at leisure.
Day 22 Depart for onward destination.
Dates and Pricing
Oct 19 - Nov 9
Nov 16 - Dec 7
Mar 8 - Mar 29, 2017
Apr 5 - Apr 26
|2 - 5 persons||US$ 1,465|
|6 - 12 persons||US$ 1,368|
|Single room supplement||US$ 145|
|Airfare Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu||US$ 322|
|Kathmandu||Nirvana Garden Hotel|