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29 Days
Availability : All year
Tribhuvan International Airport
Kathmandu
Min Age : 15+
Max People : 10
Tour Details

Welcome to the ultimate adventure of a lifetime! Get ready to begin on a journey that will take you to the roof of the world and beyond. Join us on the Everest Basecamp with the Gokyo and Tibet Tour, where you will experience the majestic beauty of the Himalayas like never before. On this incredible tour, you will not only witness the awe-inspiring Everest Basecamp but also explore the enchanting Gokyo Lakes and immerse yourself in the rich Tibetan culture. It is a perfect blend of natural wonders, cultural exploration, and thrilling adventures.

Throughout your journey, you will have the opportunity to interact with the warm and friendly local people. The Sherpa community, known for their mountaineering skills and hospitality, will welcome you with open arms. You will get a chance to learn about their unique way of life, traditions, and rich cultural heritage.

When it comes to accommodations, we ensure your comfort and convenience throughout the tour. You will stay in cozy tea houses and lodges along the trekking route, providing a comfortable resting place after a day of adventure. These accommodations offer basic services, including comfortable beds, hot showers, and delicious meals to refuel your energy.

In Tibet, you will stay in comfortable hotels that provide a blend of modern amenities and traditional Tibetan hospitality. You will have a chance to experience the unique Tibetan architecture and enjoy the warm hospitality of the local people. Our team of experienced guides and porters will be with you every step of the way, ensuring your safety and making your journey as smooth as possible. 

So, get ready to be part of this extraordinary adventure, where you will not only witness the breathtaking beauty of Everest Basecamp and Gokyo Lakes but also immerse yourself in the rich Tibetan culture.

How to Reach Everest Basecamp with the Gokyo and Tibet

Our Everest Basecamp with Gokyo and Tibet Tour starts from Lukla in the Everest region and will take us into the world’s most impressive mountain range which will forge lasting memories and instill a sense of accomplishment. This blend of outdoor adventure and cultural exploration is a great way to experience the Himalayas! Everest Basecamp with Gokyo and Tibet Tour is Popularly known as the second most popular trekking destination in Nepal, the Everest region is more expensive and difficult than the others. The region is popular not only due to its proximity to the world but due to the culture and the amazing landscape as well.

Highlights of Evеrеst Basеcamp with Gokyo and Tibеt Tour

  • Stunning viеws of thе majеstic Himalayan pеaks, including Mount Evеrеst, Lhotsе, Makalu, and Cho Oyu. 
  • Stand at thе foot of thе world’s highеst pеak witnеss thе iconic Khumbu Icеfall and еxplorе thе sеrеnе Gokyo Lakеs, known for thеir turquoisе watеrs and brеathtaking surroundings.
  • Intеract with thе warm and friеndly local pеoplе, visit anciеnt monastеriеs, and witnеss traditional cеrеmoniеs. 
  • Lеarn about thе uniquе traditions, customs, and way of life of thе Shеrpa and Tibеtan communitiеs, adding a cultural dimеnsion to your journey.
  •  Visit thе iconic Potala Palacе, a UNESCO World Hеritagе Sitе, and dеlvе into thе rich Tibеtan Buddhist hеritagе.
  • An advеnturous trеkking еxpеriеncе through ruggеd tеrrains, suspеnsion bridgеs, and lush forеsts. 

Price Includes

  • All land transportation by private vehicle.
  • 4-night accommodation in 4*Yatri Suites & Spa or similar in Kathmandu on breakfast basis.
  • 24-nights accommodation throughout the trek on local lodge on room only basis.
  • As mentioned the hotel accommodations are a twin-sharing basic.
  • Domestic Flight Ticket from Kathmandu - Lukla-Kathmandu
  • International flight Kathmandu-Lhasa-Kathmandu.
  • TIMS, Sagarmatha national park fee & other required permits.
  • All porter (one porter can carry 18 kilo of luggage and share between two clients. So both clients are suggested to bring 9 kilo of luggage each).
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed holder trek guide.
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment and accommodation.
  • All government and local taxes.
  • First aid kit

Price Excludes

  • Food, Drinks/ Beverages bills in all places.
  • Tipping (Tips).
  • Travel Insurance.
  • International Flights other than mentioned in Includes.
  • Extra costs for upgrading rooms and services at hotels.
  • Donation in temples, schools, monasteries etc.
  • Emergency rescue evacuation insurance of any kind.
  • Any items not mentioned in includes section.
Itinerary

DAY 1Arrival In Kathmandu 1400 M

Welcome! To Kathmandu Nepal. Asian Heritage Treks & Travel Representative welcome you at the Airport with your nameplate. After Arrival at Nepal airport, transfer you to the hotel. On the way Airport to Hotel, you will pass by the (Pashupatinath temple), Royal Palace Museum i.e. Narayanhity, Garden Of Dream and reach the Thamel. Your hotel will be in downtown of Touristic Hub. Our representative will facilitate you and discuss your travel itinerary. There will be enough time to stroll through the street of Thamel.
Accommodation: Overnight in Yatri Suites and Spa or similar in Kathmandu.

DAY 2Flight form Kathmandu To Lukla & Hike from Lukla To Phakding (2610 M) Flight Duration : 40 Mins Hiking Duration: 3-4 Hours

You will start the Everest Basecamp with the Gokyo and Tibet Tour program with a flight from TIA to Lukla Airport in Solukhumbu. The flight takes you over the Himalayas giving you a breathtaking panoramic view of the higher mountains, including the famous Mt. Everest, standing there with the snow-covered peak in all its glory. As the flight continues, you can feel Mt. Everest growing towards you. The altitude will hit you with the panoramic surroundings exactly when you get off the flight. From Lukla, your trek will begin by the side of the DudhKoshi (Milk River) which can be seen meandering into the horizon. You will be trekking amidst rhododendron forest smelling the pungent aroma of evergreen oak. The sighting of snowy peaks indicates that the trek will be more challenging and gradually the beginning of an adventure will test one’s mental and physical strength.
Accommodation: Overnight in the available lodge in Phakding

Exploring Phakding

 

DAY 3 Phakding To Namche Bazaar (3480 M) Hiking Duration: 5-6 Hours

The trail initially offers a manageable start, gradually toughening as you advance. Crossing the formidable DudhKoshi, Everest’s first glimpse appears. Continuing, Monjo welcomes you for a lunch break. The following stretch intensifies, with steep inclines and increasing altitude en route to Namche, inducing breathlessness. A steady pace is vital. Overnight, you’ll rest in Namche Bazaar, where Solukhumbu’s inhabitants converge for trade. Here, you’ll find shops, eateries, hotels, a bank, and internet services, facilitating connections with loved ones. Namche Bazaar provides a captivating insight into regional survival techniques.
Accommodation: Overnight in an available lodge in Namche

Way to Namche

DAY 4Rest Day At Namche Bazaar

On the fourth day of Everest Basecamp with Gokyo and Tibet Tour, you can use your time to acclimatize, relax and explore the surrounding places. Most of the trekkers prefer to get up before sunrise to view the magnificent views of Mount Everest, Thamserku, AmaDablam, and other glorious peaks from the Sagarmatha National Park. One can get a chance to observe the shadow of the mountains being pan-projected onto the clouds above and truly appreciate their magnitude. As an energy supplier, one should try salt-butter tea and Champa – a kind of barley often consumed by the Sherpa in the region. The lively cultural Saturday market is worth a visit and is usually full of traders who are trying to desperately sell off their products.
Accommodation: Overnight in an available lodge in Namche

DAY 5 Namche Bazar To Tengboche (3860 M) Hiking Duration: 5-6 Hours

After breakfast, our trek towards Tengboche begins along the timeless Everest Expedition Trail. This winding, well-trodden path grants breathtaking vistas of Mount Everest (8,848 m), Thamserku (6,618 m), and AmaDablam peak (6,856 m) nestled on Everest’s eastern flank. Ascending through a dense rhododendron forest, you might encounter Himalayan wildlife like musk deer, Himalayan Tahr, pheasants, and monkeys.

Tengboche is renowned for its Buddhist Monastery, where you can join daily pujas, and its scenic viewpoint. This monastery stands as the largest and most vibrant in the Khumbu region, nurturing many young Buddhist monks. From its courtyard, you can witness spectacular sunrises and sunsets. Notably, the Mani Rimdu, a Sherpa dance-drama festival, unfolds during the full moon in November-December. This ritual venerates PhakpaChenrezig, the god of Compassion, with intricate dances meant to benefit all beings, drawing a sizable crowd.
Accommodation: Overnight in available lodges in Tengboche.

DAY 6 Tengboche To Dingboche (4410 M) Hiking Duration: 6-7 Hours

Today, we start our walk towards Dingboche. Dingboche is at an elevation of 4410m so that meant the trek is going to be quite challenging due to the elevation and the stones/rocks-filled trail. On the way, we will see forests with a variety of lush trees – birch, conifers, and rhododendron and we will meet lots of yak during the walk. This picturesque trail dips down to Deboche, crossing the suspension bridge over the surging white waters of the Imja River before climbing up to Dingboche. Soon after a snow-white stupa with gorgeous all-seeing eyes is mirroring the AmaDablam, this is a marvelous place for a picture! Then the trail ascends gently to the village of Pangboche (3860 m), where we climb above the tree line. Then, we pass through the numerous grazing lands with big yak populations to reach Dingboche Valley.
Accommodation: Overnight in available lodges in Dingboche.

DAY 7 Dingboche To Chhukung Village (4730 M) Hiking Duration: 3-4 Hours

After Breakfast, as soon as you start to walk, you will see the amazing mountain scenery which you hadn’t expected. You will climb up ChhukhungRi 5,550 m. Here, the reward will be more valuable than our effort as we find ourselves within access to beautiful peaks. The Breathtaking views of Cho Oyu 8,201 m, Pumori 7,161 m, the Lhotse Wall 8,400 m, Lhotse 8,500 m, AmaDablam 6,856m, Makalu 8,481 m and Baruntse 7,129 m will surprise us and prepare us well for what’s ahead.
Accommodation: Overnight in available lodges in Chhukung.

Chhukung Spring

DAY 8 Acclimatization At Chhukung

The eighth day of Everest Basecamp with Gokyo and Tibet Tour is your rest day. You can take time to explore the nearby places and enjoy the natural beauty of Chhukung and acclimatize yourself to the surroundings as well.
Accommodation: Overnight in the available lodge in Chhukung.

Chhukung Altitude

DAY 9 Chhukung To Lobuche (4930 M) Hiking Duration: 7-8 Hours

After breakfast, get ready to head towards Lobuche. You need to walk long today as today’s trail is a bit longer than the earlier days. We will pass the first passes called the Kongma La (5400m). Then we will start our trail climbing up to the NiyangKhola Valley. A long screen descent brings us to the edge of the world’s famous Khumbu Glacier, the walk will gradually get easy as we cross it. After sometimes, you will reach Lobuche and today’s walking concludes here.
Accommodation: Overnight in available lodge in Lobuche.

DAY 10 Lobuche to gorakshep (5160 m) and explore mt. Everest base camp (5380 m) hiking duration: 8-9 hours

After breakfast, we embark on a rocky trail to Gorekshep, offering breathtaking vistas of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, and more, with glimpses of the Khumbu Glacier. After a few hours, we reach Gorekshep, nestled beneath Kalapatthar, realizing your dream of visiting the Earth’s highest peak base camp. A three-hour walk along the Khumbu glacier’s ridge unveils stunning glacier and mountain views.

Buddhist prayer flags adorn the Base Camp, symbolizing its spiritual significance. During the climbing season, colorful tents resemble a blossoming garden. After exploration, retreat to the lodge for leisure, where you can read, listen to music, or engage in lively conversations with fellow trekkers. Enjoy this remarkable journey to the Everest Base Camp, a dream come true.
Accommodation: Overnight in available lodges in Gorakshep.

Gorakshep

DAY 11 Gorak Shep To Kalapatthar (5545 M) & Dzongla (4830 M) Hiking Duration: 7-8 Hours

Today, We will start walking without breakfast in the morning which is about 2 hours of hiking to the Kalapatthar, the greatest views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Thamserku, Mera Peak and many more. After that, we will come back to Gorakshep via the viewpoint of the ice lakes of Pumori and Everest and take our breakfast. Now, we trek down to Dzongla through the winding trail which takes about 4-5 hours. Dzongla is a small settlement below the Cho La pass. On the way to Dzongla, you’ll also enjoy the scenic Cho La Lake.
Accommodation: Overnight in available lodges in Dzongla.

kala patthar

DAY 12Dzongla To Dragnag (4700 M) Via Cho La Pass (5368 M) Hiking Duration: 9-10 Hours

Our journey headed to the Cho La Pass (5368 m) which is a very vertical and tough climb over a rocky ridge to reach the top of the pass you will feel very lucky and will get the unbelievably scenic beauty of AmaDablam, Thamserku, Taboche, Baruntse, and very nearby Cholatse. After crossing the Cho La pass we hiked over the glacier across the snow and ice for about an hour. After lunch, we rest for some time and walk down about 3 hours through the rocky path to Dragnag.
Accommodation: Overnight in available lodges in Dragnag.

DAY 13Dragnag To Gokyo (4790m) Hiking Duration: 7-8 Hours

After Breakfast, we start walking the trail for 1.5 hours which leads uphill, and then easy walks for a while. You will also see the breathtaking views of Gokyo Lake and its surroundings. After some rest at the lodge at Gokyo, a short climb to the ridge from where you can explore the amazing view of Glacier with its small glacier lakes. Stay overnight at Gokyo Lodge.
Accommodation: Overnight in available lodge in Gokyo.

gokyo ri

DAY 14 Gokyo Rest Day

On the fourteenth day of Everest Basecamp with Gokyo and Tibet Tour, you will enjoy the best day on the entire trail. Although it is called the rest day you will enjoy the surroundings. You can hike to GokyoRi located at a 5,360 m high hill on the north side of the DudhPokhari which takes around 2 to 3 hours. From the summit, you can have an overview of Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cholatse and Taboche, and the Ngozumpa Glacier. Hike up the Gokyo Valley and passing two or three more glacial lakes towards Cho Oyu can be another option to spend the day.
Accommodation: Overnight in the available lodge in Gokyo.

DAY 15 Gokyo To Renjo La Pass (5415 M) & Lungden (4380 M) Hiking Duration: 7-8 Hours

Today, we start early heading up for the upper trail west of Gokyo Lake towards Renjo La pass (5,415 m). After climbing a steep sandy ridge for about 3 hours, we will reach the top of Renjo La where you have fabulous views of above 7000 m and 8000 m high peaks of Everest, Lhotse, Chalotse, and Taboche. Continuing the pass we will head through the pathway of stone stairs which leads to the southern bank of a small serene lake, The AngladumbaTsho. After another 4-hour walk, we reach Lungden (4,380 m).
Accommodation: Overnight in available lodges in Lungden.

DAY 16 Lungden To Thame (3800 M) Hiking Duration: 3-5 Hours

After Breakfast, We start our journey to Thame, known as a traditional village with slate-roofed houses of the Sherpa community. It is a short walk which allows plenty of time to explore Thame and its monastery and can enjoy the surroundings and the Sherpas living here. Thame is the largest village in the valley and it is better known as the home of Tenzing Norgay – the first Sherpa to climb Mount Everest together with Sir Edmund Hillary in 1953. Apa Sherpa – the man who holds the record for climbing Mount Everest the most times (21) was also born here. Thame Valley historically has been part of the so-called “Salt Route” from Tibet.
Accommodation: Overnight in available lodges in Thame.

DAY 17 Thame To Namche Bazzar (3440 M) Hiking Duration: 4-5 Hours

Today, After Breakfast your day starts walking downhill through the Rhododendron forest. Once you get at bottom of the hill, cross the suspension bridge and steep climbing through the pine and Juniper forest to Khumjung. After resting sometimes, you can explore the Khumjung village. After having lunch, continue your walk to the Namche Bazaar.
Accommodation: Overnight in available lodge in Namche Bazzar.

Namche Bazaar altitude sickness
Namche Bazaar View

DAY 18 Namche Bazzar To Lukla (2800 M) Hiking Duration: 6-7 Hours

After having breakfast in a teahouse at Namche Bazaar, we will begin our trek to Lukla. Lunch will be served on the way. After we reach Lukla, we will have time to get refreshed and relax. You can spend time remembering the journey which you have covered during the past few days and can share your experience with other trekkers.
Accommodation: Overnight in available lodges in Lukla.

lukla

DAY 19 Lukla To Kathmandu Flight Duration: 1 Hour

After Breakfast, get ready to fly back to Kathmandu which leaves before 10:00 am finally living the Everest Region. According to weather condition, there might be some fluctuation in the flight time. When the flight lands in Kathmandu Airport, our representative will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel by a private vehicle
Accommodation: Overnight in Yatri Suites and Spa or similar in Kathmandu.

DAY 20 Kathmandu (Rest Day)

Today you will have a rest day in Kathmandu. You will have a tour briefing about your Tibet Tour by the official representatives. After then, you will be provided with all the necessary documents like air-tickets, Visas, Permits. You can enjoy your day in your own way.
Accommodation: Overnight in Yatri Suites and Spa or similar in Kathmandu.

DAY 21 Fly To Lhasa (3660 M)

Have your breakfast and later on, our office representative will come to receive you at the hotel and will transfer you to the airport according to your flight time make sure to get a right-hand side seat in the plane as from this side of the plane you will be able to see the magnificent views of the Himalayas including the biggest mountain on earth, Mount Everest. Arrive in Lhasa, situated at 3650 meters (12,000 feet), Transfer to your booked hotel. After hotel Check-in, the time can be utilized as leisure. You can go for a city walk around the Barkhor, which is in the center of Lhasa’s Old Town. Jokhang Temple surrounded by the ancient market area is a perfect introduction to Tibet and the perfect place for photography.
Accommodation: Overnight in an available hotel in Lhasa.

 

DAY 22 Sightseeing In Lhasa (3660 M)

You can be busy for several days in Lhasa as there are plenty of things to do and enjoy. You can visit Tibet’s ancient Temple Jokhang, It is also the holiest and famous temple. In the morning, a large number of Tibetan pilgrims come here to worship the god and the place seems extremely crowded, but it is the best time to visit there. The Jokhang temple is the most sacred temple of Tibet and is one of the major attractions. In the afternoon, you can visit Sera Monastery and see the famous Buddhist philosophy debates that the monks take place each day (Monday—Friday). Overnight in Lhasa.
Accommodation: Overnight in available hotel in Lhasa.

DAY 23 Sightseeing In Lhasa (3660 M)

After Breakfast, you can visit the Potala Palace. It is best to explore inside of the Potala in the morning. Then, you can walk through the pilgrimage route around the Potala. In the afternoon, you can visit the amazing places such as the Norbulinka (the Dalai Lama’s summer palace), Drepung Monastery, Sangkhung Nunnery, Ramoche Temple and more. Note: Only a limited number of visitors are allowed inside the Potala Palace every day. So the order of sightseeing places will be decided upon by your guide.
Accommodation: Overnight in available hotel in Lhasa.

DAY 24 Drive To Shigatse (3900 M) / 250 Km

After your morning breakfast, embark on a 250 km drive to reach Shigatse, situated at an elevation of 3900 meters. The journey from Lhasa to Shigatse takes you through lush plains where wheat and barley thrive. Shigatse boasts several attractions, with the Tashilhunpo Monastery being a prominent highlight. This monastery is one of the six principal monastic institutions of the Yellow Hat Sect of Tibetan Buddhism and serves as the spiritual hub for the Panchen Lama lineage, second only in importance to the Dalai Lama. Tashilhunpo Monastery holds significant religious significance and draws pilgrims from all corners of the Tibetan plateau, especially during New Year’s celebrations. The area around the monastery features the newly reconstructed Shigatse Dzong and a bustling Walking Street, replete with souvenir shops, eateries, and tea houses, offering a glimpse into local culture and commerce.
Accommodation: Overnight in an available hotel in Shigatse.

DAY 25 Shigatse To Nam Tso Via Suge La Pass Distance: 380 Kilometers

Depart Shigatse and start driving to Nam Tso, the largest lake in the Tibet Autonomous Region. Along the way to Nam Tso, you will cross over the monstrous 5440 metersSuge La, one of the highest mountain passes in the world that you can drive over. This pass is over 80 meters higher than the Khardung La in Ladakh, India, which claims (but is incorrect) to be the highest motorable road in the world.

From the top of the Suge La Pass, you can get an excellent view of the 7000-meter peaks of the NyenchenTanglha Range. Nam Tso, elevation 4718 meters/15,479 feet, is an incredibly beautiful lake. There are often times some nomadic yak herders found along the way between the Suge La Pass and Nam Tso. Along the shores of the lake is the small monastery of Tashi Dor.
Accommodation: Overnight in available hotel in Namtso.

Namtso Lake
Namtso Lake

DAY 26 Drive Back To Shigatse

After breakfast, you will be driving back to Shigatse. lying 354 Kms. west of Lhasa at an altitude of 3,810 m. Lay back in your vehicle and enjoy the scenery from your car’s windowpane and after reaching to Shigatse, check-in hotel and have a rest, later on, you can go to stroll around the nearby place of Shigatse.
Accommodation: Overnight in available hotel in Shigatse.

 

 

DAY 27 Shigatse To Lhasa

In the morning, visit Tashilumo Monastery which is the seat of Panchen Lama, the equally important religious figure in Tibet as Dalai Lama. The monastery was built by the first Dalai Lama in 1447, and inside the Monastery placed the highest statue of Buddha in Tibet which is 26.8 meters high. Afterwards, you will drive back to Lhasa; the free time is on your own.
Accommodation: Overnight in available hotel in Lhasa.

 

DAY 28Lhasa To Kathmandu

After breakfast transfer to Gonggar Airport in Lhasa for your onward flight to Kathmandu. Like in earlier times try to get the left side seat in the plane to observe the glorious view of the Himalayan ranges. Upon arrival at the airport meet our official representative and they will transfer you to the hotel. Check in the hotel and have a rest and later on, you can stroll around Thamel street and to its nearby places. This marks the end of Everest Basecamp with Gokyo and Tibet Tour.
Accommodation: Overnight in Yatri Suites & Spa or similar in Kathmandu.

Lhasa Gonggar Airport

DAY 29 Departure

Finally, today is the last day of your Nepal program. After having breakfast, you will pack your luggage, get fresh and check out from the hotel. You will be transferred to the International airport to catch the flight for your onward destination.

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