Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Ri and Gokyo Lakes

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Brief Description

The Everest Base Camp trek goes to the south base camp of Mt. Everest offering views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Nuptse, Pumori, and Ama Dablam. Apart from trekking for two weeks through the beautiful Khumbu region to the base camp of the highest mountain in the world, the trek also takes you through unique Nepali villages and to remote mountain monasteries. The Gokyo Lakes variation of the classic EBC trail adds an ascent of Gokyo Ri peak, Cho La pass and five glacial lakes!

Why Bikat

  • Learning Experience: We do not just focus on completing the trek but also help you develop basic trekking skills like:
    • Packing a rucksack
    • Morning Yoga & Evening stretching
    • How to pitch and dismantle a camping tent and properly use a sleeping bag
    • Ascend and Descend on a mountain trail
    • How to ensure camp safety and hygiene
    • Identify trail signs and signals
  • Loyalty Programs: Join Bikat community and enjoy benefits of our vouchers and referral programs.
  • Personalized attention: We have small batch size (max. 15) and we maintain a healthy ratio of 8:1 (Participants: Leader) on all our batches to enable individual focus and monitoring.
  • Best Expedition Leaders: Our leaders are advanced mountaineering course qualified, specially trained in rescue procedures from NIM and certified first-aid responders. Even our local guides are certified first-aid responders.
  • Safety norms: We have mapped the region with an emergency evacuation plan and safety protocols maintaining a zero accident record so far. We carry an extensive first-aid kit including oxygen cylinders and high altitude medicines.
  • Safety equipment: Our trek leaders carry UIAA certified rescue equipment like static rope, ice axe, harness, carabiners, jumar, pulley, short and long slings.

Itinerary

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1 Day 1
Arrive at Kathmandu (4,593 ft)
2 Day 2
Flight : Kathmandu to Lukla (2,850 m); Trek: Lukla to Phakding (2,852 m) - 7 km
3 Day 3
Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m) - 11 km
4 Day 4
Namche Bazaar to Khumjung (3,790m) - 3 km
5 Day 5
Khumjung to Dole (4,050m) - 9 km
6 Day 6
Dole to Machhermo (4,400m) - 5.5 km
7 Day 7
Machhermo to Gokyo (4,765m) - 7 km
8 Day 8
Day Hike to 4th and 5th Gokyo Lakes
9 Day 9
Gokyo to Gokyo Ri (5,357m) and Dragnag (4,660m) - 7 km
10 Day 10
Dragnag to Dzongla (4,800m) via Cho La Pass (5,350m) - 8 km
11 Day 11
Dzongla to Lobuche (4,950m) - 6 km
12 Day 12
Lobuche to Gorakshep (5,150 m) Evening hike to Kalapatthar (5,545 m) - 7 km
13 Day 13
Gorakshep to Lobuche (4,950m) via Everest Base Camp (5,280 m) - 10 km
14 Day 14
Lobuche to Pangboche (3,950m) - 14 km
15 Day 15
Pangboche to Namche Bazaar (11,286 ft) - 13.5 km
16 Day 16
Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,850 m) - 18 km
17 Day 17
Flight : Lukla to Kathmandu (1,330 m)
18 Day 18
Departure from Kathmandu

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Everest Base Camp Trek with Gokyo Lakes

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Terms & Conditions

What's Included

  • Kathmandu - Lukla return flight
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu in hostel on Day 1 and Day 17
  • Accommodation in guesthouse/lodge on all trek days
  • Sagarmatha National Park Fee and all other permits
  • Safety Equipment includes static rescue rope, seat harness, Carabiners, pulleys
  • Mountaineering course certified Trek Leader with Wilderness Emergency Responder & Rescue. course from NIM Uttarkashi
  • Travel Insurance and Rescue Evacuation in case of emergency

What's not Included

  • Meals during the trip
  • Portage of personal bags during the trek
  • Any Expense of personal nature
  • Any Expense not specified in the inclusions list

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