15Night/16Days
Duration
Gokyo, Kathmandu, Namche Bazar
Location
Tour Highlight
  • Explore the rich cultural heritage of Kathmandu Valley.
  • Discover the divinely gifted majestic and splendid Mountains, lose yourself to the magic of mountains.
  • Experience spirituality, serenity and divine solitude at its zenith.

Gokyo valley is located adjacent to the Khumbu. Gokyo has high altitude lakes and icy glaciers. The high vantage point of Gokyo Ri lies at 5350m, you would pull yourself to reach this point because from here you can see in one view four of eight highest mountains on earth : The Mount Everest (8848m), Cho yu (8153m), Lhotse(8501m) and Makalu (8463m) In addition to this rewarding view, you can also see some of the great Glaciers, mainly the Ngozumpa Glacier and a tremendous ice ridge between ChoYou and Gyachung (7922m), The ridge is considered one of the most dramatic panoramas of the Khumbu region.

The Khumbu region always offers the most magical, most serene experience of all, to this experience, Sherpa people add beauty and affection. You will be overwhelmed by the warmth and hospitality extended by the Sherpa People.

Additional information

Hotel1 Star, 2 Star, 3 Star, 4 Star, 5 Star
Available OptionsMountain Flights, Cable Car
1

Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Katmandu

You will be met and greeted with a traditional welcome by our representatives and be transferred to your hotel.A brief orientation along with the necessary documentation will be carried out by your guide.Overnight stay at Kathmandu.

 

2

Sightseeing in Kathmandu.

After breakfast your tour around Kathmandu will commence where you will be accompanied by a guide of your lingual preference. The tour will include a visit to the following places:
  • Boudhanath: A major Buddhist stupa located on the northeastern outskirts of Kathmandu.
  • Pashupatinath: The most revered temple by Hindus in Nepal, the temple carries a significance of mystical proportions and is a site to many important life events of Hindus.
  • Swyambhunath: Sitting atop a hill, it is the most prominent Buddhist pilgrimage site in Nepal and is one of many sites of Nepal included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square: Durbar Square or the Palace Square is ancient courtyard the then Malla Kings of Kathmandu Valley which is abundant is breathtaking architecture.

Overnight stay at Kathmandu.

3

Flight Kathmandu to Lukla and commence Trek to Phakding

You will be transferred from Hotel to Airport to catch an early morning, brief flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. From Lukla you will start your trek by walking northwards along the Dudh Kosi River Valley, and reach a village called Phakding(2800m),you will also pass a suspension bridge on your way. Nature’s scenery, vegetation and beauty will accompany you on your trek in this area and awaiting you will be the Snow capped majestic Himalayan peaks.

Overnight stay at Phakding.

4

Trek from Phakding up to Namche Bazaar

This day, you will first walk across the river and to the village called Monjo. This is the actual entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park. After taking care of all the formalities and ensuring your permits, you will start your trek which will be an upward trek. In this upward trek you will climb altitude of 1600 m to reach our destination for the day Namche Bazar at 3440m. You can take the pace of this trek slow and immerse yourself in the scenery and beauty of  mountain summits as you move deeper  into the national Park

Overnight stay at Namche Bazar.

5

Essential rest day in and around Namche Bazaar

3440 m is a significant altitude for your physiology. Hence you will have to acclimatize and adapt to reduced oxygen levels. This is necessary for the management of risks of altitude sickness. You will be guided to identify symptoms of the sickness and the best adaptation techniques. Namche bazar is an interesting place so taking a rest day or hovering around the town, you can chose !  You can visiting places such as the famous Edmund Hillary School,Or the beautiful Everest View Hotel which provides the majestic view of the Mount Everest summit which can inspire for your upcoming trek or may be also for your lifetime.

Overnight stay at Namche Bazar.

6

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Dole via Khumjung

You will begin with a relatively easy trek, seeing around the majestic view of Ama dablam and passing through Khumjung and on to Phortse Tenga. From Phortse Tenga you will begin to climb upwards through interesting woodland which looks more beautiful during spring when Rhododendrons bloom.

Overnight stay at Dole.

7

Trek from Dole to Machhermo

From Dole you climb steadily alongside the valley. This trail passes through many summer settlements, Here, people stay when they bring yaks for pasteurization during summer. You get excellent views of Cho Oyu, and the peaks of Kantega and Thamserku.

Overnight stay at Camp.

8

Trek from Dole to Gokyo (4,750m)

You will climb valley of the Dudh Kosi River coming out above the tree line. You will pass through several pastures used by yak herders during summer. As you move upwards you will get to see beautiful scenary. After Passing the dramatic Machermo (4410m) Valley and on to the small settlement of Panka, you will walk close to the banks of the river and climb to the top of a small ridge which will lead you into the first lake. You will soon arrive to the Gokyo. The mountain reflects in the green water, creating a beautiful scenary.

Overnight stay at camp.

9

Trek from Rest Day (4,750m)

You will start your trek towards the 4th and the 5th lakes. You will walk a great route as for both the lakes you will have to follow the valley floor or climb to the ridge above the glacier on the right hand.Overnight stay at Camp.
10

Trek from Gokyo to Machermo

Day 10 is the most rewarding day of the whole trip. In few hours of trek You will Climb up to the top of Gokyo Ri which offers a spectacular panaromic view of four of the eight highest mountains of the world : the Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and Cho Oyo. This view is even magical if you could make it for sunrise. Breakfast back at your lodge and you will be ready to   descent to Machermo.

Overnight stay at Machermo.

11

Trek from Machermo to Namche Bazaar

This will be a descending trek for around 5 hours to Dole and to Phortse Tenga with a pretty company of rhododendron forests.

Overnight stay at Namche Bazzar.

12

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Phakding

You will go through a steep descending trek for the first half then you will reach Phakding(2,652m).

Overnight stay at Phakding.

13

Trek from Phakding to Lukla

Now you are near end to finishing off your trek, from Phakding you will trek to Lukla which will take just three hours and in the evening in Lukla you will be given a farewell to celebrate a successful trek with porters and guides.

Overnight stay at Lukla.

14

Flight from Lukla to back Kathmandu

You will be on an early flight back this morning, on arrival in Kathmandu you will be taken to your hotel.Overnight stay at Kathmandu.
15

Kathmandu bound for a day

You are free to spend a day around in Kathmandu. You can do shopping or have a rest day. In the evening you will be driven for a farewell dinner alongwith cultural dance.
16

Final Departure

Day 15 and you are ready to leave Nepal just to come back next time again to have another adventure trip.

Cost Includes

  • Airport Pick up & Drop of Transportation by private vehicle
  • Twin/Double sharing 2-3 star accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu Escorted with English Speaking Guide, private transportation & Entrance fee
  • Kathamandu / Lukla / Kathamandu flight for Clients and guide
  • Accommodation in Normal tea house during trek
  • Meals (Breakfast with 2 cup of tea & coffe, lunch, dinner) in trekking
  • Sleeping bag
  • Everest trekking map for group
  • All necessary paper work & Permits
  • National Park Fee
  • A First Aid and Eco trained & Government licensed holder English Speaking guide
  • One porter between each two members during trek
  • Accommodation, meals, salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of Langtang Ri trekking staffs
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement
  • All government taxes
  • First Aids kits
  • Farewell dinner

Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Drinking Water,Hot Shower,Electricity bills
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
  • Tips, any expenses of personal nature, client’s insurance
  • Soft/hard drinks
  • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual
  • Anything not specified in cost include section