We go in search of the magnificent high altitude lakes of Gokyo in the Eastern Nepal,taking in the spectacular scenery of the high Himalayas and the predominantly Buddhist culture of this area.
Spending time above 5000m altitude exploring the lakes and Gokyo Ri and the longest glacier in Nepal-the Ngomzompa Glacier with views of the Everest so close you will think you can climb it! Then crossing one of the most challenging trekking passes- Cho-La and onwards and upwards to Kalapathar and Everest Base Camp before re-tracing our steps down through Tengboche and Namchee Bazaar. Finally taking the thrilling plane flight out of Lukla to our Nepal home base of Kathmandu where we enjoy some R and R before heading for home.
Expect this trip and the sights ,sounds and people of Nepal to change your life forever!
|17||1||Arrival Kathmandu||Transfer to Marsyangdi Hotel|
|19||3||Early morning flight to Lukla/Phakding||Lukla(2800m)walk to phakding (2640m) 3hrs walk|
|20||4||Phakding/Monjo||2815m 3hrs walk|
|21||5||Monjo/Namche Bazaar||3444m/4-5 hrs walk|
|22||6||Namche Bazaar||Accommodation walk-Hotel Everest view/3-4 hrs walk|
|23||7||Namche Bazaar/Khumjung||3770m/3 hrs walk|
|24||8||Khumjung to Dole||4200m/5-6 hrs|
|27||11||Walk to 4th&5th Lakes return Gokyo||Unobstructed view across Ngozumpa Glacier to Everest|
|28||12||Walk to Gokyo Ri return to Darnak||View of Himalayan Giants (5350m)|
|29||13||Darnak/ Dzongla||Cross Cho La (5420m) Dzongla (4830m) 3hrs|
|30||14||Dzongla/ Lobuche||4920 m/ 3 hrs walk|
|1||15||Lobuche/Gorak Shep||5140m /4hrs|
|2||16||Walk to Everest Base Camp return to Gorak Shep|
|3||17||Walk to Kala pathar return to Pheriche||Best vantage point of viewing Everest (5554m)|
|4||18||Pheriche/Namchee Bazaar||6-7 hrs walk|
|5||19||NamcheBazaar/ Phakding||3hrs walk|
|6||20||Phakding/ Lukla||3hrs walk/Last night celebration|
|7||21||Lukla / Kathmandu||By flight /30 minutes|
|9||23||Trip ends in Kathmandu you will be transferred to Kathmandu Airport for your onward Flight|
Please Note: Every effort is made to keep to the above schedule, the weather conditions and acclimatisation of team members could mean slight amendments may have to be made at short notice.
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