Everest Gokyo Kalapathar Trek (19 Days) Book Now

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Everest Gokyo Kalapathar is one of the famous trekking routes in Nepal; it gives the complete experience of adventure trekking around the Himalayas. This trek is combination of Everest and Gokyo trek giving you the pleasure of both base and elevated view of Everest and its companion mountains.
The highlights of adventure Nepal trekking; Everest Gokyo Kalapatthar Trek is the enclosed ranges of Himalayas where you could find out the norms, values, culture of Buddhist as well as the culture and traditions of the Everest people. Likewise, trekking in this trip you will be viewing wild animals like Mountain Thar, Snow Leopard, Musk Deer and many more, species of. Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar with the height of 5,545 meter are the most thrilling factors of this journey.  Apart from that we have Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Lhotse and Mt. Makalu, Mt. Pomari etc.
Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla from where the daring trip begins. Going after the Dudh Koshi River through Rhododendron forest to Namche 3440m and Tangboche 3860m (Highest elevation Monastery) and through memorials of climbers to Gorekshep will finally take you to Everest Base Camp and then walk to Kalapatthar. Ascending the largest stone to the wide summit of Kalapatthar, you will screen the mysterious and baffling Khumbu Glacier with Everest.

19 Days Outline Itinerary for Everest gokyo Kalapathar Trek
Day 01: Arrive in TIA, Kathmandu (1,310m) pick up by Himalayan Nepal Trek representative and drive to Hotel on B&B plan
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley Patan, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath then stay at hotel on B&B plan
Day 03: Flight to Lukla (2,827m) 35 min, trek to Phakding (2,610m) 3 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 04:  Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) 5 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 05: Acclimatization day, hike to Everest view point (3,880m) and back to Namche stay at Lodge
Day 06: Trek to Dole (4,110m) 5-6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 07:  Trek to Machhermo (4,470m) 4-5 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 08: Trek to Gokyo Lake site (4,790m) 4-5 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 09:  Ascend to Gokyo – Ri (5,357m) see magnificent View and trek to Drangna (4,700m) 6-7 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 10: Trek to via Cho La Pass Zongla (4,830m) 6-7 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 11: Trek to Lobuche (4,910m) 4 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 12: Trek to Gorakshep (5,140m) 4-5 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 13:  Early morning hike to Kalapattar (5555m) 2 ½ hrs see incredible view of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Chho- you, Amadoblam, Khumbu glacier, many others then trek down to Lobuche 4/5 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 14:  Trek to Dingboche (4,360m) 5 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 15: Trek to Tengboche (3,860m) 5 hrs visit monastery ceremony with monks stay at Lodge  
Day 16: Trek to Monjo via Namche 6/7 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 17: Trek to Lukla (2,828m) 5-6 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 18: Flight to Kathmandu (1,310m) 35min, Transfer to hotel evening dinner together in Nepali typical restaurant & stay at hotel on BB plan
Day 19:  Departure from Kathmandu to your destination accompanied by our representative.

Particular season for trekking is in-between March-May and September- November.  March – May which is spring season is highly recommended, weather is clean and favorable, we can see flowers like rhododendron and more Beside Himalayan Nepal trek welcomes you anytime.
Accommodation depends on trek type, weather tea house trek or camping trek we understand the value of comfort of our clients, we put our best to get the best accommodation based on availability since during main season route are very busy and full of tourist. Twin sharing bed will be provided during trek and also can find attach bathroom with charge extra.

Kathmandu; different cuisine as there are many international and continental restaurants. Thamail and Durbarmarg are very famous for Korean, Thai, Japanese and Italian, Nepali Dal Bhat and more. But during the trek we get to select continental, Nepali and Sherpa food from the menu.
 Our team is Capable, skilled, polite and cooperative.  Crew members are trained with ability to operate your trek in best possible ways to make our every moment full of happiness and love utilizing their past experiences. Objective of sustaining local communities, Himalayan Nepal Trek only employs  staff who has adequate knowledge about culture, ecosystem, flora, fauna, geography, and history of their local regions.
Equipment is mainly required of adventure sports, peak climbing and high passes but some times due to weather condition we might need some of the equipments like crampons, trekking poles, raincoat, water bottle etc.  So, we request you to carry only need equipments. Equipments include down jacket, trouser Ti-shirt, boot, knife, walking steak, light sleeping bag, sunglass, gloves, suns cream, warm socks, head light, wind proof jacket etc. we provide our staff with their need able equipments. for the safety and security.

Safety is our first priority; our team puts best effort to keep us away from danger. We are always ready to take control over any emergency that might occur in the trail. First aid kit, oxygen bag and eventually emergency rescue via helicopter are always ready in case of an emergency. Besides we also focus on prevention method to control threat, Acclimatization days Gamow bags can be very useful in the trekso that we can prevent from altitude sickness.

Himalayan Nepal Trek focused on keeping environment clean we practice the quotation just leave your foot prints behind. We also take part in KEP Kathmandu Environmental Education and suggest our guest to protect our environment and stop global warming.

Profit orientation is not only our priority we are very concern for children from different places in Nepal. We are funding some of the percentage from our profit because education. We believe in giving child his fundamental rights for the better future better nation. We also engaged in volunteering which can be also helpful to people in rural area.

Experience required:
Trekking in Himalayas does require certain level of physical fitness and good health. We suggest you to undergo certain exercise like jogging and stretching before you arrive here. Participants having medical health issue are requested to visit the doctor.
Days in itinerary are always flexible. The service we provide will be according to guest desire so guest has any query can question us without hesitation. Trekking in Himalayas is challenging, there might be unexpected health problem or natural challenges in middle of the trek,In such case guest are requested to co-operate their guides.
Day 01: Arrive in TIA, Kathmandu (1,310m)
As you land on Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, you will be received by the representative staff from Himalayan Nepal Trek with proper greeting. Then, afterward you will be transferred to hotel where you will learn the detail itinerary. We can change the set itinerary as per your feasibility. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Setting a practical itinerary today you will see the sights in Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Pashupatinatha and Boudhanath. These are the historical places which are also listed in World Heritage Sites. So, spending time in such places you will feel glory. Accomplishing the sightseeing you will return to hotel. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Flight to Lukla (2,827m) 35 min, trek to Phakding (2,610m) 3 hrs
On the following day you will catch flight from Kathmandu to Lukla which consumes 35 minutes. From Lukla you will head to Phakding (2,610 m). The trip begins after ascending the slope on the left bank of Dudh Koshi River. Meanwhile you will view the magnificent beauty of Kusum Kangaru, Mt Kwondge and on the way you passed a few tea houses and Mani walls. Stay overnight in Phakding.

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) 5 hrs
Next day you will move to Namche (3,440m) taking 5 hours of trek duration.  Taking slight rise from Jhorsalle, the trail crosses a waterfall. All through the day, you will cross the villages interspersing magnificent forests of Rhododendron, giant fir trees and magnolia. And on the way to stroll you will be rewarded with the first glimpse of Kusum Kanggru (6369m) Thamserku (6608m) Everest (8,848 m) and Nuptse (7879 m) then a vertical climb to the beautiful village of Namche Bazaar (3440m). Stay overnight in Namche Bazaar,

Day 05: Acclimatization day, view Everest and back to Namche
You might have an idea behind acclimatization as you are proceeding to elevated elevation it is recommended to have short day hike to Thame, Khumjung or Khunde. If you get some time then you can go for soothing and exploring the Namche, the Sherpa culture and viewing Everest you will return to Namche Bazaar.Stay overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Day 06: Trek to Dole (4,110m) 5-6 hrs
Today you will set another milestone towards Dole (4,110m) by soaring up to Namche Bazaar. From Kyangjuma village you can observe the views of Thamserku and Amadablam. You will cross all through the Mong La to take pleasure from an impressive outlook of snowcapped mountains with the valley. Namche Bazaar will too put forward the natural flora and fauna. Stay overnight in Dole.

Day 07: Trek to Machhermo (4,470m) 4-5 hrs
From Dole you will start the trek to Machhermo (4,470m) taking 4 to 5 hours. At first you will soar up all along the side of valley and Rhododendron forest. The trail will take you into trail where you have to cross several summer arrangements, grazing land. In front of you, the superb view of Cho Oyu is standing and other peaks like Thamserku and Khantega. Stay overnight in Machhermo.

Day 08: Trek to Gokyo Lake site (4,790m) 4-5 hrs
On the following day you will head to Gokyo Lake site (4,790m), a sacred land. You will go after the picturesque trail to Pangka and go up steep rocky by the side of the glacier. You will cover up the first, second and third lakes. As you move inside of the lake you will see the enclosed splendid Gyachung and Cho Oyu whose reflection can be seen in water. Stay overnight in Gokyo Lake site.

Day 09: Ascend to Gokyo – Ri (5,357m) and trek to Drangna (4,700m) 6-7 hrs
Stepping with going up to the pinnacle of Gokyo Ri, you will be rewarded with several amazing sceneries. There subsist noticeable viewpoint of dramatic Gokyo Valley, huge Ngozumpa Glacier and hard to deem panoramic observation of Khumbu Himalayas like Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and Cho-Oyu. In the afternoon you will trek down to Drangna (4,700m) Stay overnight in Drangna.

Day 10: Trek to via Cho La Pass Zongla (4,830m) 6-7 hrs
On the following day you will wake up early in the morning and then begin the trek following the trails of Cho La Pass which is situated at an elevation of 4,830 meter. Cho La Pass is the medium to trek Zongla. Stay overnight in Zongla.

Day 11: Trek to Lobuche (4,910m) 4 hrs
Today you will keep on your trip all the way through the Alpine region. On the way to Lobuche (4,910m), you will be crossing the ice-covered river in Thukla glacier and scale up the hill to observe the splendid scrutiny of the Cholatse, Lobuche, Nuptse and Pumori. It takes 4 hours to end the Lobuche trek. Stay overnight in Lobuche.

Day 12: Trek to Gorakshep (5,140m) 4-5 hrs
The nature of today’s trek demands an early walk as you will move to Gorakshep marking the trek from Lobuche. At first you will go after the narrow space that stuck amid the moraine of glacier and the wall. After that you will cross the tributary of mountain glaciers to the dried out lake bed recognized as Gokrak Shep (5,140m). Stay overnight in Gorakshep.

Day 13: Ascend to Kalapathar (5,545m) and trek down to Lobuche (4,910m) 6-7 hrs
Today you will go in front to go up the Kalapathar (5,545m) in an early morning which takes 3 hours. This is one of essential magnetism of the trek and we have focused our main attention to it. Here, you will be delighted an out of the worldly views of Everest, Khumbase, Mt Chho-yu, Pumari, Khumbu Glacier and so on. Then you will trek downward towards Lobuche. Stay overnight in Lobuche.

Day 14: Trek to Dingboche (4,360m) 5 hrs
Ascending to Kalapathar and trekking downward to Lobuche now you will start on with the trek to Dingboche (4,360m). Here, you will effort two treks counting Dingboch and Periche where you will trek down to the Island Peak. Dingboche is the ideal location from where you can outlook downward valley, attractive array of pastureland which is bounded by stone walls. Stay overnight in Dingboche.

Day 15: Trek to Tengboche (3,860m) 5 hrs
Finishing the trek to Dingboche today you will make use of it by trekking Tengboche (3,860m) which seize 5 hours. Starting the trek from the serene Khumjung with Khumbila peak will continue the trek to see the Tengboche monastery in the Tengoboche. In addition you will get to see the outstanding monastery and Himalaya like Kwangde, Tawache, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Kategna and Thamserku. Stay overnight in Tengboche.

Day 16: Trek to Monjo via Namche
On the following day you will trek back to Monjo via Namche (3,440m) taking 6 to 7 hours of time frame. Arriving in Namche you will visit the local shops from where you can buy the local handicrafts crafted by the natives. You can too enjoy the cultures of Sherpa people and their daily activities staying with them. Stay overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Day 17: Trek to Lukla (2,828m) 5-6 hrs
On the following day you will start in on to trek Lukla (2,827m) after taking breakfast. The trek will seize 4-5 hours from Namche Bazaar. The weather of Lukla cannot forecast so more often the trekking companies include an additional day for Lukla. But you are set out in a proper season you might be lucky to travel out on the same day. Stay overnight in Lukla.

Day 18: Flight to Kathmandu (1,310m)
In an early morning you will take a flight to Kathmandu taking 35 minutes from Lukla Airport. This will be the joyous adventurous flight. Arriving in TIA you will be picking up and then again transferred to the hotel where you can enjoy the comfortable bed. In the evening you will return to hotel completing the short sightseeing to take part in farewell dinner. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 19: Departure!!!!
Spending 19 days on this day you will return your home town. You will be transferred to airport safely and then depart from us.
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  • Cost includes:
  • all airport Airport pick up & drops
  • All Ground Transportation
  • 3 times food per day during the trek Breakfast Lunch Dinner including Tea or coffee
  • Accommodation on Guest House Lodge during the trekking
  • Star label Hotel in Kathmandu on BB ploan
  • Experienced English Speaking Guide
  • Necessary Porter 1: 2 ( one porter for two Guest)
  • All Government local Taxes
  •  National park Fees
  • ( TIMS)Trekkers  Information Management System
  •  First Aid kit and general equipment for Porter during the adventure trip
  • Guide and porter salary
  • Guide & Porter insurance during the trek
  • And extra services according to the guest demand 
Cost Excludes 
  • Trekking equipment, any type of personal expenses such as Alcoholic Beverage drinks, phone and Laundry
  • Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance
  • Trip cancellation cost, Loss Theft or Damage and personal effects.
  • Hot Shower
  • Entrance fees temples and monastery etc
  • Tips and Gratuities


Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 19 Days
Accomodation: Hotel and Tent
Altitude Height : 5357 M.
Seasons : October- November and March- April May
Type: Adventure
Activities : Trekking
No. of Pax : 1 and above
Maximum Access : 15 kg per person
Starts From : Lukla
Ends at : Lukla

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