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Everest Base Camp Via Gokyo Lakes Trek

Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Lakes trek is an adventurous trek in the Everest region. One of the challenging trek in the Himalayas, Everest Gokyo Lakes trekking suits the trekkers having previous hiking experiences in the high altitude. Widely famous as the Everest Circuit trek, the route offers to collect the stunning views of the Himalayas including Mount Everest and to explore the amazing Sherpa villages of the Khumbu Region.

Everest Gokyo Lakes Trek also advances to explore the fabulous lakes of Gokyo valley. The inclusion of the Cho-La Pass (5330m.) makes this trip a challenging and equally rewarding. Visiting the Gokyo Ri and Kalapathar is another highlight of Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Lakes Trek.

The best seasons for the trek are Spring (March-April) and Autumn (September-November). All of our departures are 100% fixed. You can choose your preferred dates or you can simply request us for the dates.

Day 01: Scenic flight to Lukla (45 minutes) and trek to Phakding (2,652m. /4-5 hours trekking/ 8km approx.): 

Take a scenic flight to Lukla airport. The flight to Lukla is always an adventurous one. In Lukla, you will meet your remaining crews then you will start your trekking. The trail follows the Dudh Koshi river. Trekking through the stone walls and collecting the pictures of painted Mani walls makes the trek wonderful. Overnight at the hotel.


Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazar (3,440m. /5-6 hours trekking/ 10km approx.).: –

From Phakding the trail ascends up to Monju then to Jorsalle.  Once you cross the Larja Bridge the trail again ascends up and on a clear day, you can collect the first glimpse of Mount Everest. Further hike up to Namche Bazar. Namche Bazar is traditional Sherpa village and also widely popular as The Sherpa Capital. In Namche, you can money exchange to exchange the money plus the internet café for surfing.  Overnight at the teahouse.


Day 03: Acclimatization day.

Explore Sherpa Capital. It is always better to have an acclimatization day in Namche Bazar which allows your body to adapt the thin air. You can also explore the Sherpa capital in the day time. Overnight at the teahouse.


Day 04: Trek to Dole (4200m/5-6 hrs trek/8km approx.)

The trail from Namche Bazar is gradual with ups and downs, you will continue your trekking Phortse Thanga. From there you will continue ascending towards Dole for the overnight. Overnight at the teahouse.


Day 05: Trek to Machhermo (4470m/ 4-5 hrs trek/7 km approx.)

The trail from the Dole ascends and passes the villages of Kele then Luza. From Luza with a short trek, you will reach Machhermo


Day 06: Trek to Gokyo (4800m/3-4 hrs trek/ 7km approx. )

Climb up to the ridge which offers the excellent view of both Khangtega and Norther face of Cho-Oyu. Lonspunga Tso is the first lake you will see this day. Little further see Tanjung Tsho- the second lake you see for the day and then you will finally get to Gokyo where the third lake Gokyo Tsho is. Overnight at the teahouse.


Day 07: Rest day at Gokyo

Explore the lakes around the Gokyo valley.Today you can also see the Ngazumpa Glacier, the biggest in the world. Enjoy exploring. Overnight at the teahouse.


Day 08: Hike to Gokyo RI (5,330m), and trek to Thagnak (4750m/ 6-7 hrs trek/ 12 km approx. )

Before breakfast, you will hike up to Gokyo Ri to collect the mesmerizing view of the sunrise in the Himalayas including Everest and Makalu. After collecting the stunning views, you will trek back to Gokyo for the breakfast. Then after you will trek to Thagnak for the overnight. Overnight at the teahouse.


Day 09: Trek to Cho-la Pass (5367m) to Dzongla (4,850m/5-6 hrs trek/ 8km approx. )

From Thangnak the trail ascends up to Cho-La through the slippery and the icy path. The cross is difficult and as you will be crossing the glacier it is suggested to stay on the left side. After the cross, the trail will descend down to Dzong La for the overnight. Overnight at the teahouse.


Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep (5,160m/ 5-6 hrs trek/10 km approx. )

Trek through the moraine glacier where the wonderful views of Mount Pumori accompany you. You will reach Gorakshep for the lunch. After the lunch, you can take good rest at Gorakshep. In the evening you will be hiking up to Kalapathar to collect the sunset view in the Himalayas. After sunset, you will trek back to Gorakshep. Overnight at the teahouse.


Day 11: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,357m) and Gorakshep (5-6rs trek/ 8km approx. ) 

A wonderful trekking day where we mostly trek through the glacier path. You can collect the awe-inspiring views of the snow-capped mountains in Everest Base Camp which includes Nuptse, Khumbuste, and Pumori. After spending a wonderful time, we then retrace back to Gorakshep for the overnight.


Day 12: Kalapathar (5,550m) hike and stroll back to Dingboche (4,358m/ 7-8 hrs trek/12 km approx. )

Wake up early and hike up to Kalapathar, from there you can collect the stunning views of the mountains including Mount Everest. Then after we will retrace back to Gorakshep for the lunch. After lunch, we will trek all the way down to Dingboche for overnight.


Day 13: Trek to Tengboche (3,867m/4-5 hrs trek/7 km approx. )

The trail to Tengboche is mostly downhill. On the way down you will be passing the villages of Somare, Pangboche, and Deboche before reaching Tengboche. Tengboche is one the best view point for the Himalayas including Mount Everest. You can also visit the Tengboche Monastery which is the biggest Buddhist Monastery in the Everest region. In the evening you can enjoy wonderful sunset view. Overnight at the teahouse.


Day 14: Trek to Monjo ((2680M/ 5-6 hrs trek/7 km approx.) 

The trail you travel today is mostly a downhill. You will pass several small and big settlements including Namche Bazar on the way to Monju. Overnight at the teahouse.


Day 15: Trek to Lukla (2,800m/ 6-7 hrs trek/10 km approx. )

The final day of the trek. You will be trekking back to Lukla this day. In the evening you can enjoy the farewell dinner with the Sherpas. Overnight at the teahouse.


Day 16: Fly back to Kathmandu (1,334m/45 minutes flight)

You will take an early morning flight to Kathmandu. In Kathmandu, you will have enough time for the last minute shopping. 


  • Teahouse accommodation during trekking
  • Three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Flight (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek and their all expenses
  • Porter (1 porter for 2 trekkers) and his all expenses
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after the trek)
  • Necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Medical kit



  • International airfare
  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Excess baggage charge(s)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, Wi-Fi charge, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tipping
  • 1 pair strong hiking boots
  • 1 pair sports shoes
  • 1 medium rucksack/backpack
  • 1 small day pack
  • 1 sleeping bag (according to seasons)
  • 1 inner sleeping sheet
  • 1 down jacket/all weather Anorak
  • 1 fleece/warm sweater
  • 1 water and windproof jacket
  • 2 pair lightweight trousers
  • 1 pair shorts
  • 2 long sleeves cotton or polypro
  • 2 T-shirts
  • 1 medium sized towel
  • 1 water bottle-1 or 2 litre
  • 1 torch/flashlight and spare batteries
  • 1 Swiss type knife
  • 2 pairs light socks
  • 3 pairs heavy wool socks
  • Underwear (including thermals)
  • Cotton headscarf/bandana

Best Seasons

Spring (March-May)

Spring is one of the best seasons. As you trek through the rhododendron forest you can see the rhododendron blooming around plus the views also get clearer

Autumn (September-November) 

Autumn is another best season for trekking Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Lakes. This time around, the views gets clear and amazing.

Winter (December-February)
Not recommended.


Trekking Everest Gokyo Lakes in Monsoon is not recommended because the heavy rainfall happens and the
Flights are heavily distributed.


TIMS Card: US$ 10
National Park entry fee: US$ 33

Tourist Visa Information 

Visa Facility     Duration   Fee
Multiple entry 15 days US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 30 days US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 90 days  US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

Click here for more Nepal Visa details 

Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

It gets when you go up in the high mountains where the air is thin.

  • Headache
  • Problem on breathing
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Fatigue/loss of energy
  • Loss of appetite

Techniques for preventing AMS

  • Walk slowly and take small breaks during the trekking
  • Drink more water and avoid alcohol
  • Take acclimatization days during the trek
  • Avoid smoking
  • Eat light and high-calorie diets, foods in rich potassium is recommend
  • Get prepare with the warms clothes
  • It is better to try some hiking before going the high altitude.

Some Medication Suggestion of AMS

  • Paracetamol and Ibuprofen for headaches
  • Anti-sickness medicines, like promethazine for nausea
  • Acetazolamide to prevent and treat high altitude sickness

Common AMS treatment

  • Descend down to the lower altitude and go up again once you feel better. If it does not improve even after descending or get worse then you should see the doctor.
  • Take the suggested medicine, take ibuprofen or paracetamol for a headache, if you feel sick then take anti-sickness medicines.
  • Always share your companions if you are not feeling well so that they can help you before it is too late.

To book the trip, you can request through booking form on the trip or you can send us an email directly.

While booking a trip with us, you can send us 10 % as advance via Bank Transfer/Western Union/ Credit Card. You can pay rest on arrival at our Kathmandu office.

You are requested to provide a photocopy of the passport and Nepal visa. Also, please provide us 3 fresh passport size photographs.

We will provide you 3-star category hotels in Kathmandu. During the trekking, you will be using the teahouses.

Foods, you get during the trekking is safe and healthy. In the altitude, we recommend you to eat the local food and the vegetarian. Our guides are knowledgeable will take you to the best places for the food.

During the trekking, you can get the bottled water easily and it cost US$ 2 in the low elevations and US$ 3-4 in higher elevations. Next option would be, taking 1 or 2-liter water bottle plus the water purifier with you so that you can use tap or spring water.

Trekking staffs
All of our trekking guides/porters are license holder, highly experienced and professionals and always dedicated to making your trip in the Himalayas an amazing one.

Flight Delays
Sometimes flights delay to and from Lukla are expected. In the worst case, if you cannot fly in/out  Lukla, then we will arrange the sharing helicopter which normally cost US$ 500 extra per person.

Responsible Tourism
We believe in responsible tourism so we operate all of our trips on the responsible way. We always focus on minimizing the negative environmental, social and economic impacts. We focus on creating greater economic benefits for the local community same time request all to preserve the beauty of mother nature.

Everest Trek was an Amazing

I was pleased with Trek Nepal Himalayas from a price and quality of service standpoint. The trek is a challenge and a responsible and knowledgeable guide is essential for a safe and inclusive trip. I would use them again.

Enchanting Nepal and Bhutan Tour

We went on a short tour to Bhutan and wow what an amazing place! It is so beautiful with its mountain regions and traditional culture. Visiting Tigers Nest monetarist was definitely the highlight of the Bhutan trip. We later returned to Kathmandu and made our way to Pokhara where we took off for the Annapurna Base Camp trek. This was my first time trekking and my fitness level is not the best but Badri and the boys (the sherpa's) were great at catering the trip to our needs. All timings along the way were perfect and we all got to ABC and back without a hitch. Badri and the boys made us feel like we were part of their family and were all smiles and fun. We all played cards together of a night where they taught us to play Dumbal and we taught them Uno. They went above and beyond to cater for us and were watching us like hawks for signs altitude sickness as we got closer to the top. All guest houses that we stayed out were pleasant and all had hot showers. Badri was well respected by the locals along the way and we were welcomed everywhere we went. I actually felt like a bit of a VIP on the mountain when we were trekking with Badri!

I really loved my experience in Nepal and all thanks to Trek Nepal Himalayas. I'm going to miss these guys and can't wait to go back!

Wonderful Trip !!!

I recently spent three and a half weeks holidaying in Nepal with Trek Nepal Himalayas. My partner and I arrived a few days early from the organised tour and Badri from Trek Nepal Himalayas was very accommodating to us by organising our extra accommodation, picking us up from the airport, and organised an extra day tour for us to Nagarkot which was really nice. They also arranged for us to visit the old palace (now a museum) and the Garden of dreams. After the rest of the group arrived we did some sight seeing around Kathmandu visiting the monkey temple, durbar square, the Boudhanath temple and the crematorium.

Our guide Nawin and and other guides arranged throughout the tour were all very knowledgeable of the history of each place that we visited and gave good commentary along the way. Next we went on a day trip to Badri's village. In organising this tour, our group wanted to help out after the earthquake. It turned out Badri's village was badly damaged by the quake and the school was destroyed.
When planing this trip we arranged with Badri for him to take us out to his village so we could make donations of stationary, toys and sporting goods to the school. The village was well off the beaten track and it was a unique opportunity to visit an area that tourists generally don't get to see. The scenery along the way was magic and the drive was quite an adventure. When we arrived the whole village was out to give us a warm friendly welcome with marigold flower necklaces and we each received a blessing. The kids were so excited to see us and were over the moon to receive our donations of stationary, sporting goods and toys.I t was a truly beautiful experience and these memories will stay in my heart forever. This went so well that Badri is now putting together optional side tours for future tour groups to visit his village and villages like his for tourists to make donations to the local schools. I highly recommend you do this as it is such a feel good moment and the emotional joy of it all will is so overwhelming it will make you teary.

Fantastic Trekking trip to Everest Base Camp

A group of us trekked to Everest Base Camp with Trek Nepal Himalayas recently. It was a great trip that was full of memorable moments and amazing views. Our guide Badri was very patient with each of us. He was knowledgeable, encouraging, accommodating and helpful. He not only provided excellent guide services and made sure the group had a safe trip, but also took care of his porter team. Our trip wouldn’t be this successful without the encouragement and support from Badri and the assistant guide Karan. During the time we stayed in Kathmandu, Badri and his staff offered great assistance to ensure we had a great time. If you are planning to visit Nepal, I highly recommend Trek Nepal Himalayas.

Bhutan and Annapurna Base Camp trek - Incredible!

Three weeks with Trek Nepal Himalayas was an incredible experience. Our adventure included a day tour of Kathmandu, Everest flight with champagne at sunrise, flights to Bhutan with a few days touring around there. Our highlight in Bhutan was the climb to Tiger's Nest monastery and the amazing views from there.
Ten days trekking to Annapurna Base camp was wonderful. Our guide Badri made sure all our needs were met along the way. Nawin, our first in charge was very accommodating as well as the other 3 porters who lugged our stuff so we only had to carry a day pack.

Sunrise at Poon Hill was a must as well as putting up prayer flags at sunrise at the summit of our trip, Annapurna base camp. Just fab.

Inspirational, amazing and a humbling experience.

I would go back again and would make sure that these knowledgeable people were by my side for my next adventure.

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