Everest Base Camp & Kala Pattar via Gokyo

Commencing from the airstrip at Lukla the first three days are spent trekking the established trail to Everest Base Camp. We traverse West for a gradual ascent to the beautiful five lakes of Gokyo, where we rest for some side treks including a climb of Gokyo Ri for some fantastic views. From Gokyo we trek over the Chola pass onwards to Gorak Shep on the main trail and Kala Pattar, fantastic views of Mt Everest. A further five days are spent descending to Lukla for our flight to Kathmandu.

Max. altitude: 5545 mtrs.
Grade: 'C'
Minimum group size: Any


Day 01 Fly, Kathmandu / Lukla (a 45 minute flight) trek to Phakding (2610 m.)
Day 02 Phakding / Namche Bazaar (3446 m.)
Day 03 Namche Bazaar Rest
Day 04 Namche Bazaar / Dole (4200 m.)
Day 05 Dole / Machchhermo (4470 m.)
Day 06 Machchhermo / Gokyo (4790 m.)
Day 07 Excursion to Gokyo Ri (5357 m.) trek to Thagnag Kharka (5025 m.)
Day 08 Cross Cho-La pass (5330 m.) descend to Dzongla (4830 m.)
Day 09 Dzongla / Lobuche (4930 m.)
Day 10 Lobuche / Gorak Shep (5140 m.)
Day 11 Excursion to Kala Pattar (5545 m.) return to Gorak Shep
Day 12 Gorak Shep / Dingboche (4343 m.)
Day 13 Dingboche / Tyengboche (3867 m.)
Day 14 Tyengboche / Namche Bazaar (3446 m.)
Day 15 Namche Bazaar / Phakding (2652 m.)
Day 16 Phakding / Lukla (2840 m.)
Day 17 Fly back to Kathmandu

Note: The best season for this trek is March to May and October to December. The trek can be operated in both teahouses and under the canvas on request, as well as being able to combine with some other activities such as white water rafting & wildlife safari. The itinerary can be customized according to your duration of holiday.

For further information and prices for any of the above treks please contact us.

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