Gokyo Valley to EBC Trek

The Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lakes, renowned for its series of majestic vistas of towering mountains, serene lakes, and the famous Cho La Pass, leads trekkers to the base of mighty Everest. Beginning from Lukla, just a 35-minute flight from KTM, the trek passes through Sagarmatha National Park. Following the successful summit of Everest, the region has become one of the prime destinations for trekking and climbing activities. Since the last two decades, EBC is one of the most travelled trekking dentition in Nepal. 

This journey offers spectacular vistas from viewpoints like Gokyo Ri and Kala Patthar, along with the opportunity to witness the breathtaking Khumbu Icefall. Trekking to Everest Base Camp through Gokyo Lakes promises a lifetime experience, with enthralling sights of Mt. Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, and more. Spiritually, the region is famous for ancient Monastery called Tengboche . And there is another famous monastery called Pangboche, where the Skull of Yeti is preserved. 

During the trek, local tea houses serve as accommodation. The experienced local hoteliers prepare delicious local meals, as well as Indian Continental, Chinese cuisine, and European/American dishes. Our trip package varies with Budget to VVIP, however the three course of meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) included in the package. 

Most trekkers prefer to visit during the Autumn and Spring seasons when the weather and climate are favorable. Proper trekking gears and clothing are essential to ensure a comfortable and meaningful trip. Our experienced and professional trekking guides makes your journey successful. 


Day 1:
Arrival in Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel
Day 2:
Fly to Lukla (2,860m / 9,383ft), trek to Phakding (2,610m / 8,563ft)
Day 3:
Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m / 11,286ft)
Day 4:
Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar (3,440m / 11,286ft)
Day 5:
Namche Bazaar to Dole (4,200m / 13,780ft)
Day 6:
Namche Bazaar to Dole (4,200m / 13,780ft)
Day 7:
Machhermo to Gokyo (4,800m / 15,748ft)
Day 8:
Acclimatization Day in Gokyo (4,800m / 15,748ft)
Day 9:
Gokyo to Gokyo Ri (5,360m / 17,585ft) and back to Gokyo (4,800m / 15,748ft)
Day 10:
Gokyo to Dole (4,200m / 13,780ft)
Day 11:
Dole to Namche Bazaar (3,440m / 11,286ft)
Day 12:
Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,860m / 9,383ft)
Day 13:
Fly back to Kathmandu (1,400m / 4,593ft)

Includes & Excludes

Cost Includes

  • Ground Transportation: All necessary ground transportation as per itinerary
  • Kathmandu Hotel: Three nights Kathmandu hotel accommodation with B&B mode
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing: A day sightseeing at Kathmandu, visit some of the popular UNESCO World heritage sites
  • Welcome dinner: Welcome dinner with the presence of trekking staffs and admin team
  • Permit: Necessary trekking permit including national park, TIMS card and local permits
  • Guide: A professional and experienced trekking guide, fluent in English and first aid trained too.
  • Trekking mode services: Accommodation in local tea house and lodge, three course of meals in each day with hot water, tea and coffee as needed
  • Trekking map: A trekking map
  • Medical kit: A group medical kit box

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Meals, during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Alcoholic beverage
  • Bottled water and cold drinks
  • Internet card (wifi)
  • Laundry services
  • Extra services that not mentioned in the above included list
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What is the best time to trek to Everest Base Camp via Gokyo?

The best time to trek to Everest Base Camp via Gokyo is during the pre-monsoon (spring) season from March to May and the post-monsoon (autumn) season from September to November. These periods offer clear skies, moderate temperatures, and the best views of the mountains.

How difficult is the Everest Base Camp trek via Gokyo?

The EBC trek via Gokyo is considered challenging due to its high altitude, steep ascents and descents, and the crossing of the Cho La Pass (5,420m / 17,782ft). Trekkers need to be physically fit, well-prepared, and acclimatized to handle the demanding conditions and the potential risk of altitude sickness.

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