Everest Base Camp to Gokyo Ri Trekking via Kalapathar

Everest Base Camp to Gokyo Ri Trekking via Kalapathar start from Kathmandu is a city of Temple. Travellers will take an early morning domestic flight to Lukla. Our trail passes through a pine forest and continues hike to Benkar Valley, Dudh Koshi River, pass Chumoa and Monjo villages before reaching the entrance of the Everest National Park. 

West of Namche is Kongde Ri at 6,187 and the east is Thamserku at 6,623 meters. We can hike to Sagarmatha National Park and enjoy the sunrise over the Himalayas including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde and so on. Can do a day hike, trek to other Khumjung village. You can also visit the Hillary School, a monastery houses a Yeti scalp, Tengboche Monastery (Dawa Choling Gompa), an altitude of 4,750 meters (15,580 ft) one of the highest settlements in Nepal and the world.

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 2: Kathmandu- Phakding (2,610 m)
Day 3: Phakding- Namche Bazar
Day 4: Namche Bazzar Acclimatization
Day 5: Namche Bazzar – Tengboche
Day 6: Tengboche – Dingboche
Day 7: Dingboche
Day 8: Dingboche – Lobuche
Day 9: Lobuche – Gorakshep- EBC- Gorakshep
Day 10: Gorakshep – Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192ft) –Dzhonglha(4843m)
Day 11: Dzhonglha- Chola pass – Gokya
Day 12: Gokyo- Gokyo Ri- Gokyo- Dole (4200m)
Day13: Dole- Namche Bazzar
Day 14: Namche Bazzar- Lukla
Day 13: Lukla- Kathmandu
Day 14: Airport Drop

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Tribhuvan International Airport approximately 1,400 meters (4,600 ft) in the Kathmandu Valley of central Nepal. It is surrounded by four major hills: Shivapuri, Phulchoki, Nagarjun, and Chandragiri. Kathmandu is a city of Temple.

Day 2: Kathmandu- Phakding (2,610 m)

A great day, trekkers will start their journey. Travellers will take an early morning domestic flight to Lukla. Lukla is a town in the Khumbu area of the Solukhumbu District in the Sagarmatha Zone of north-eastern Nepal. Situated at 2,860 meter (9,383 ft). The distance between Kathmandu and Lukla is around 138 km. Trekkers start their trek to Phakding which is an altitude of meters. It takes 3-4 hours to reach Phakding. Phakding is a small village in the Khumbu region of Nepal. Phakding stands above the Dudh Kosi river valley, north of Lukla and south of Monjo.

Day 3: Phakding- Namche Bazar

We trek for 5-6 hours this day. It is around 7 km. Our trail passes through a pine forest and continues hike to Benkar Valley. We cross Dudh Koshi River, pass Chumoa and Monjo villages before reaching the entrance of the Everest National Park. Again, after crossing a suspension bridge, we pass Jorsale village and walk alongside the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers. We ascend on a steep trail to reach Namche Bazaar.
Day 4: Namche Bazzar Acclimatization

This is Acclimatization Day for trekkers. Trekkers can explore the Namche Bazzar. This is also gate way for trekkers to every short and long trek in Everest Region.
Namche Bazaar also is a village in Solukhumbu District in the Sagarmatha Zone of north-eastern Nepal. It is located within the Khumbu area at 3,440 meters (11,286 ft) at its low point, populating the sides of a hill. Namche is the main trading hub for the Khumbu region with many Nepalese officials, a police check post, and a bank. Namche is one of the most expensive towns in Nepal, the price at least thrice as expensive as the capital city Kathmandu.
The west of Namche is Kongde Ri at 6,187 meters (20,299 ft) and to the east is Thamserku at 6,623 meters (21,729 ft).You can hike up to Sagarmatha National Park and enjoy the sunrise over the Himalayas including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde and so on. Can do a day hike, trek to other Khumjung village. You can also visit the Hillary School, a monastery houses a Yeti scalp
Day 5: Namche Bazzar – Tengboche

Next day, again trek start from Namche to our destination name call Tengboche. It is 6 km from Namche. We hike for 5-6 hours this day. Easy walk to Phunki, from here we ascend towards Tengboche Village. Visit very famous Tengboche monastery, the biggest monastery in the Everest region. The monastery is blessed with panoramic views of the Himalayas, including Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Thamserku. The Tengboche Monastery opens at 3:00 pm
Tengboche Monastery (Dawa Choling Gompa) in the Tengboche village in Khumjung in the Khumbu region of eastern Nepal is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery of the Sherpa community.

Day 6: Tengboche – Dingboche

It is 5-6 km from Tengboche to Dingboche. We hike for 5-6 hours this day. As we start our journey passes through lush forests of birch, conifer and rhododendron trees. While hiking we can see good views of Mt.Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam. We walk downhill to Debuche and cross the Imja River to reach Pangboche. We choose the upper Pangboche trail and admire the Himalayan Vista and the Pangboche Monastery. We continue our walk to the Imja Valley and Lobuche River before ascending to Dingboche. It is a picturesque village with beautiful barley, potato and buckwheat field complete with grazing animals dotted along those fields.

Day 7: Dingboche

We stay one day in Dingboche for acclimatization, so that it will help us to acclimate to the high altitude. We can explore the village and see six of the world’ tallest peaks including Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu. North-west we see more Himalayan peaks rising above the Khumbu Khola Valley. On our north-west we see more Himalayan peaks rising above the Khumbu Khola Valley. Among those peaks, Lobuche West, Lobuche East, and Lhotse are the most dominant. Picturesque Imja Khola Valley and the beautiful Dingboche village, on the trail.

Day 8: Dingboche – Lobuche

Lobuche is 8 km far from Dingboche. We hike for 6-7 hours a day. Our journey takes to Duglha, we trek across a wide pass and can enjoy the mighty Himalayas on all sides. The valley begins to narrows as we come closer to Dusa. In 1953 first successful Everest Expedition campsite, we pass through it. Then we begin to see Mt. Pumori as we continue on our trail. We cross a river and climb to Duglha, a tiny village with a huge strand of prayer flags hung across the valley. We ascend our steps to our further destination, as we reach Chupki Lhara which is a ridge that provides spectacular mountain views. The top of the ridge is filled with prayer flags and stones which are memorial shrines for climbers who lost their lives on Mt. Everest.

Day 9: Lobuche – Gorakshep- EBC- Gorakshep

Lobuche to Gorakshep is 4 km. Trekking trail takes up and down mostly on a glacier path. There is also a lot of meandering on rough terrains. As we reach the base camp, we enjoy the incredible melt patterns and admire the gently rounded ice towers on the upper part of the Khumbu glacier. The Everest Base Camp is stunningly beautiful. On the way you can enjoy magnificent views of Nuptse, Khumbuste and Pumori mountains from the base camp. After glancing the beauty, back towards Gorak Shep our overnight at lodge.

Day 10: Gorakshep – Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192ft) –Dzhonglha(4843m)

Today, we trek for 7-8 hours. We wake up early for the hike up to Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192ft). You will experience dark outside with cold temperature and most likely chilly winds. We walk on a fairly steep trail at a comfortable pace. As we are climbing up the hill we can see Lingtren, Khumbutse, and Changtse mountains. The view from the summit is outstanding. We can see the world’s tallest mountain Everest along with other mighty Himalayan peaks. After spending some time at the summit of Kala Patthar, we walk back to Gorak Shep which is relatively easier than hiking up to Kala Patthar.

'Black Rock' literally translated, located on the south ridge of Pumori in the Nepalese Himalayas. The ascent of Kala Patthar is very popular with trekkers in the region of Mount Everest since it provides the most accessible point to view Mt. Everest from base camp to peak. The magnificent of Everest, Nuptse Nup II spectacular from Kala Patthar and glimpses of the northern flank and summit of Lhotse. The world's highest webcam, Mount Everest webcam, is located here. The trail continues along continues with views of Kala Pattar and Pumori before you reach Dzhonglha.

Day 11: Dzhonglha- Chola pass – Gokya

It is the long trek for trekkers, starting a trek before sunrise. Today trip highlighted will be crossing an altitude of 5330 meters (Chola Pass). We can face a strong wind if crossing too late. We may face the problem arise due to the altitude and snow. After passing we reach to Thangna Kharka(5025 m), which is considered as the base of Chola Pass. We can experience mountains and natural beauty before reaching Gokyo (4750 m).
Gokyo is a small village in Solukhumbu District in the Himalayas of Nepal, at the foot of Gokyo Ri and on the eastern shore of Gokyo Cho (Dudh Pokhari). An altitude of 4,750 meters (15,580 ft) one of the highest settlements in Nepal and the world, but likely not permanently inhabited all year around as it is essentially a collection of huts catering to hikers. To the southeast is the village of Chharchung.

Day 12: Gokyo- Gokyo Ri- Gokyo- Dole (4200m)

Have a breakfast early in the morning climb to Gokyo- Ri (5430 m). The trail climb steep ups directly above the Gokyo lake. It takes two and half hour hard climb to Gokyo-Ri. From the top great Himalayan views of world highest mountain with Makalu range
Gokyo Ri, aka Gokyo Peak, is a peak in the Khumbu region of the Nepal Himalayas. It is located on the west side of the Ngozumpa glacier, which is the largest glacier in Nepal and reputed to be the largest in the whole Himalayas. Gokyo (4,750 m), 15,583 ft above sea level, at the base of Gokyo Ri with the small hamlet of a few stone houses. From Gokyo Ri, it is possible to see four 8,000-metre peaks: Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu.
Gokyo Lakes, oligotrophic lakes in Nepal's Sagarmatha National Park, an elevation of 4,700–5,000 m (15,400–16,400 ft) above sea level. These lakes are the world’s highest freshwater lake system comprising six main lakes, of which Thonak Lake is the largest. Overnight at Dole.

Day13: Dole- Namche Bazzar

Our treks descend down slowly, but we can see beautiful water fall and yak pasture. It feels like you are leaving your heart here. You can see different mountain views from here too. We reach to Mong Danda (3973) and then to Sanasa(3600 m). You can see incredible Khumbu Valley with world highest mountains and Tengboche Monastery. Slowly you pass Dhudhkoshi Valley

Day 14: Namche Bazzar- Lukla

We begin to descend down our trek to Namche Bazaar today on a rocky terrain. It is mostly a downhill trek on a trail alongside the Dudh Koshi River. We cross several suspension bridges, pass by several monasteries and villages before reaching Lukla. Our foot at Lukla and spending rest of the day taking rest as today will be our last day in the mountains.

Day 13: Lukla- Kathmandu

We take a flight to Kathmandu after our long mountain journey. After reaching Kathmandu, we can take a rest or do some souvenir shopping. If we want to explore any other areas of Kathmandu, we may do that today.

Day 14: Airport Drop Our adventure in Nepal ends today. A guide and representative will drop us off at the Tribhuwan International Airport a few hours before the scheduled flight.
Kathmandu cost
airport pickup
Hotels in Kathmandu for 3 night
Dinner at the evening, breakfast lunch, dinner at night
City tour expenses: entry fee, tourist vehicles
Airport Drop
Trekking cost
Permit
TIMS
Guide Charge 20 $ no tips include
Potter Charge 15 $ no tips include
Trekking food
Trekking lodges/Tea houses/Camping
Transportation
Airport tax in domestic
no include of extra charge like buying hot water, wifi charge,
No charge for farewell dinner
our Service charge

Can I do Everest base camp trek via Kala Patthar Yes you can Can I enjoy and what can I see
What official documents do I need for Everest base camp trek via Kala Patthar?
Open-closed area permit:
Trekking Information Management TIMS US $10 past days no TIMS was needed but now compulsory But must be applied from a registered trekking agent. Better to apply from the help of Trekking agent
Can I trek alone?
What is the Level of Trek?
Camping or tea houses?
The busiest time of trekking?
October is the busy time to trek.
Yes, but you may not get proper acclimatization.
What gear/clothes/Equipment need on a trek
How busy the trekking route in comparison to other trekking routes

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