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It is quite tough trips than others; it goes up to 5000 meters with the side trip of higher. It includes the several nights above the 4000meters where is the level of oxygen is lower and atmospheric air pressure is low, so the traveler must have to fitness in mentally and physically.
Gokyo Valley to Everest Base Camp is one of the must adventurous trekking of Everest Himalaya’s. It includes the high pass of Cho-La at 5,360m into the Everest Base Camp.
Gokyo Valley to Everest Base Camp is one of the must adventurous trekking of Everest Himalaya. It is also known as the Everest circuit trek. Beginning with a short scenic flight to Lukla and reach Everest Base Camp via Gokyo and Chola pass then ends in again Lukla.
After the Lukla follows the path of Phakding located at the bank of Dudhkoshi river for the overnight stay. Walking on the river bank until getting highest suspension bridge. Top Dada is the point from where we can see the first view of Mt. Everest just before reaching Namche checkpoint. Namche is the trading town of Khumbu. Visiting sherpa museum, seeing the equipment, clothes and read the history of first Everest ascenders Mr. Tenzing Norge and Sir Edmund Hilary. Explore the Khumjung village and sipping the coffee at Everest view hotel is an extraordinary day of trekking.
The scenario of Mountain and Kantega Valley from Phortse Thanga is incredible. In Gokyo Region, there are five lakes among of them the third lake is nearby, guesthouse. Trek up to Gokyo Ri which is in between Gokyo Lakes and Ngozumpa Glacier, that offers the marvelous view of 8000 m peaks, such as Mt. Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Cho Oyu (8201m) and Makalu (8464m) and many other between 6000 to below 8000meters.
The moment of crossing the Chola Pass, glaciers and lakes, hiking up to Kalapathar and reaching base camp is a blissful and feel proud to be there. By reaching the top of Kalapather the adventure is over and start to trek down through the Pheriche via popular pass Thukla Pass, a Memorial pass. The monastery of Tengboche is a well-known monastery of the region, it is only one man-made building that can see from the summit of Mt. Everest without any accessories. Finally, continuously down Namche, Lukla and ends the trek with flying to Kathmandu.
Our airport representative welcomes you at airport and transfer to the hotel in a private tourist vehicle.
The day beings with a meeting and introducing with your trek and tour leader. After your breakfast, we organize a short meeting at the hotel lobby. The meeting finalizes the preparation of the trek. In the meeting, you need to bring three copies of passport copy size photos, and travel insurance copy. Soon, the day tour will starts and on the tour visit most highlighted places of Kathmandu.
Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most visited and sacred places of Hindu. According to the Hindu mythology, Pashupatinath is one of four Dham. It is not only a religious place also the cremation place. The dead body are burning with firewood in the bank of holy river Bagmati.
Bouddhanath Stupa is one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world. While touring in Buddha you can meet the monks, learn Buddhism, gather the information about Thankas, and its significants.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a royal palace built in centuries ago when Nepal had 22 and 24 state kingdom. The palace is famous with the name of fifty-five windows durbar, Nyatapol Mandir the tallest temple in Nepal. The Lion Gate, Golden Gates, The statue of King BhupatindraMalla and the pottery where the potter makes are the main attractions of Bhaktapur.
After finished the tour, the evening time is for review the luggage for the trek. If you interested you can walk around Thamel, choose the restaurant for dinner.
Early morning gets up, take a packed breakfast and ready for the airport. Your guide will meet you at the hotel lobby and take you for next two weeks. A short scenic flight to Lukla begins the trek, from Lukla you will meet your trekking staffs, after introducing with porters have a short tea break and start toward Phakding. Phakding is located on the bank of Dhudhkoshi River, where is your lunch place and also the overnight stay.
Your journey of today is reaching Namche Bazaar. Have the breakfast at the hotel before check out and walking on the bank of Dudhkoshi River. Walking in nature, listening to the stumbling melody of Dhudhkoshi, cross the highest mysterious suspension bridge make the journey memorable. Top Danda a just before reaching Namche in the blue pine forest is the first viewpoint of Mt. Everest. (sometimes we can see the Nepals national bird Dhanphe that have multiple colors in feathers) Enter the Sagarmatha National Park and finally reached Namche Bazaar.
As you leave Kathmandu the altitude has already grown up. Today is the first acclimatization day in Namche. To acclimatize in the thin air, your guide organizes short hike up to Syagnboche airstrip, extends to Khumjung village and Everest view hotel. Before hike up to the hill, you will visit the sherpa museum, which is related to Sherpa Culture and Everest Expedition submitter Tenzing Norge and Edmund Hilary.
The trekking route is Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Valley so from today take to Gokyo trail. Gradually the track gets the high altitude through the rhododendron and juniper forest. You will cross the Yak Kharkas with a stunning view of Khumbi La and Tawache. Get top of Mong-La Danda have lunch and down to Phortse Thanga, located at the bank of Dudh Kosi Khola.
After breakfast, steep climb up through pine, rhododendron forest and reach Dole. Before reaching Dole, you can see the beautiful waterfalls, and the path is somehow slippery. Along the trail there few teashops after Dole, your lunch will be around there you feel hungry. The day trip gives magnificent down views of Kengtega valley as well as Mt. Cho Oyu. and gradually up to Machherma.
The journey of today is the comparatively short walking day, it takes about 4 hours. The beginning of the trail is almost steep up about 15 to 20 minutes and then gradually walk, almost flat trail and reach Phanga, which is seasonal tea break place. Just before reaching the first lake the path is steep up, and also narrow. From the first lake, it takes about 1.5 hrs to reach Gokyo Valley (4,790m). After lunch, you explore the third Lake Dudh Pokhari and the magnificent view of the mountain from Gokyo Valley.
Early morning get up and climb up to Gokyo Ri 5,383m, from the Ri you can see spectacular views of Gokyo Valley, huge Ngozumpa glacier and all highest peaks including Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu and Gychung Kang. Afterward exploring the Gokyo_Ri, trek back to Gokyo. After having a short break, will have a hot meal in Gokyo and continue trek to Thangnak via crossing the Nagozumpa glaciers, which takes 2.5 -3 hrs.
The trip starts early in the morning before sunrise because you have to cross the Cho-La Pass (5360m) by 9-10 AM otherwise, you could have to exposed to strong winds. The trip will start steeply, which is regularly used but the problem could arise due to the altitude and snow, sometimes it covers with snow at that time it creates the problem to cross. Chola Pass is a tricky pass, have to walk in icy trail forever. Once you reach the top, you will be rewarded by the astonishing views of Himalaya and trek down to Dzongla. Dzong La is a grassy land which is located in the lap of Cholaste.
Have a breakfast at Dzongla and head off to Lobuche through the grassland. During the walk, you can see the closer view of towering Mt. Cholatse and Mt. Tawatse, Cholatse glacier lakes and Thukla Memorial pass. Finally, reach Lobuche. Have a lunch and walk around to Khumbu glacier.
The day finishes curiosity to explore the Everest Base Camp. After the breakfast trail continues to the ultimate destination Everest Base Camp along the Khumbu glacier and stone way, which is quite difficulties to walk. After reaching the Gorakshep, drop off the luggage inside the rooms, have a hot lunch and start to walk towards Everest Base Camp. It is important to carry at least a liter of water and some snacks because it takes up and down about 5 hours. There are no shops in between Gorkhashep and Everest Base Camp.
The another challenging morning for the trekkers. Early get up and starts to hike up Kalapathar, the top is at the altitude of 5,555m. After about 2hrs efforts we will reach the top, our efforts will be hidden by the panoramic views of Himalaya with and amazing sunrise, sparkling rays over the Himalaya including the earth highest mountain, Everest. The 360-degree views from the top of Kalpathar are stupendous. It is only one the highest point of the planet that towers directly ahead and all side with other giants mountains, Nuptse, Pumori, Lhotse with more peaks. Also, you can see Khumbu Icefall and Khumbu Glaciers. After exploring from the top you have to make the quick descent to Gorakshep and continue to descent Pheriche a tiny hamlet of the region.
The return trail continues down to Namche from Pheriche via Orsho and Pangboche village. Walking through the rhododendron forest get to Tengboche hill station, where is the largest monastery of the region. Explore the monastery, see the peaks and trek down to Bank of Dhudhkosi at Phungi Thanga, it is the lunch place. After lunch steep climb up Sanasa, the chowk where you started the Gokyo, Chola Pass. From here take left and return towards Namche.
Ultimately, you finished your 15 days trek to Everest Base Camp via Cho-La Pass by reaching the Lukla. You trek down to Dhudhkosi via Top Danda, from where you can capture the last view of Mt. Everest and cross the bridge. Walk through the bank of the river and stop at Phakding for lunch and resume to Lukla. This is a day for exploring the town and celebrating the whole trip with all trekking staffs.
After early morning breakfast check out the guesthouse for the airport. Say bye for trekking porters and get on the plane with the guide to Kathmandu. The short scenic flight lands at Tribhuwan International Airport of the domestic terminal and your guide transfers you to the hotel. Enjoy the Evening.
Your journey to Gokyo Valley to Everest Base camp is over, today is leisure day. You can walk around the city, visit the oldest market of the valley, Ason and Indrawchok. In evening you will serve a farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with Nepali folk music and dance. You guide will accompany with you.
The trip ends, your guide will pick you up from your hotel and drop to international airport.
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If you need extra accommodation in Kathmandu including breakfast.The price is USD 80 per person per night for single room and USD 55 per person per night for double (twin sharing) room.
Acute Mountain Sickness may happen when the travellers rapidly up to the height of 3000m. Our itineraries are designed with rest days. Once when you arrived in high altitude, your acclimatization line will rise your body to start adjust. The commonly happened in altitude are shortness of breath, light headache, whereas the mountain sickness is quite different which involves the severe headache, vomiting etc.
The trained and expert guides will everyday advise you about your health conditions, requirements and altitude sickness while you are trekking, hiking and climbing. That’s why you should not be worry about the sickness. Also we would like to recommend you to meet your doctor, advisor before you start your travel.
Given some information helps you to get rid from the Acute Mountain Sickness.
There are three stages of altitude sickness and symptoms.
Normal AMS Symptoms
The given altitude symptoms may every trekkers will have experience but no worries these are common.
The trekkers when they entry on high Himalayan Valleys get mild AMS that your having symptoms. The symptoms to be altitude sickness at least you have given one indication.
What to do when Minor Symptoms does not stop?
Serious AMS Symptoms
The given conditions are quite danger so descend immediately.
Dangerous cases of AMS
High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE)
The brain swelling with the fluid is HACE. It involves disorientation, lethargy and nausea. Before attacking the HACE, patient will have the symptoms of fever, ataxia, photophobia, and rapid heartbeat. Unconsciousness and coma from HACE can be lead to death within 12-20hrs from the onsets of symptoms. In the initial phase of ataxia begin treatment with medication, oxygen and dexamethasone.
Normally, 4 to 8mg of dexamethasone is given as a first dose, then 4mg every six hours, Diamox every 12 hours and 2-4 liters /minute oxygen. The patient must have to be descended.
High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE)
The condition, that buildup the fluid in the air sacs of lungs is HAPE. HAPE symptoms start progressively within 2-4 days in high altitude. Shortness of breath at rest, cough, weakness and chest tightness and at least two of; fast heart beat rate, wheezing heard in lungs, bluish appearance of the skin are the symptoms of HAPE. Descent to the lower altitude is needed if patient does not get better with oxygen. The Gamow Bag may be use to the lower altitude if a person is in the backcountry unable to descend immediately because of weather.
Prevention of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS).
1. Plenty of acclimatization above 3500 meters.
2. Do not take sleeping pill, no alcohol and smoking
3. Drink more water (Boiled, mineral/ clean or treated) or any fluids – at least 4 litters per day.
4. Climb up high altitude and sleep at low altitude.
5. Never do trek/ travel without guide and porters
6. Follow the advice from your guide, hotel, local, and guidebook.
7. Must have to decent if mild symptoms rapidly getting worse.
First Aid Kit
First aid kit is a basic list of common medicines.
This is a section where you get the general idea equipment that you need in Gokyo valley to Everest Base Camp. The important and serious part of equipment selection depends on the trekking season, trekking days, and maximum altitude.
Trekkers personal goods such as money purse, cameras, cell phones and the cosmetic items that you need in day time, while you are hiking. Porter carries others your heavy equipment.
Lower Body – Legs
Medicine and First Aid
Your guides will have more extensive medical gear, but you should have the basics.
Miscellaneous, but Important
The above list guides for you to buy the goods. There are so many options for you, they different brand and version, so it would be better to buy as per your experience. Most of the things are easily available in Kathmandu as well in cheap price.
Please Note: The tight fighting clothing such as made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals. So if you find these items comfortable please kindly wear top of them.
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I have never thought of myself as a hiker or a trekker, but somehow, the idea of trekking through the Himalayas and venturing through Nepals and the worlds highest mountain seems exhilarating and almost out of reach. I did the trek to Mount Everest Base Camp in October 2013, and it was and still is one of the best experience in my life. We had Gyanu as our guide for the entire trip and not only has he been patient with a beginner trekker like myself, he explained and shared with us his cult