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Gokyo Ri / Kala Pattar

Trip Summary

  • Price ($USD): USD2299
  • Duration: 25 Day
  • Grade: Moderate to Challenging
  • Highest Altitude: 5545m
  • Inclusions:
    • 4 nights 3 star hotel accommodation
    • 20 nights trekking lodge accommodation and all meals while on trek
    • Guide, porter & trekking permits
    • Transfers as per itinerary
    • Half day sightseeing tour
    • Return domestic flight between Kathmandu and Lukla

Overview

When you trek in the Everest region, you feel like you are on top of the world, in fact, you virtually are!

This trek combines both Gokyo Ri and Kala Pattar and offers the best of the Everest region. The scenery is absolutely spectacular both on the trail and from either peak. In the Gokyo region, the beauty of the teal coloured lakes and the Ngozumba glacier will take your breath away.

Enjoy a bird’s eye view of Everest Base Camp as you trek up to the top of Kala Pattar for a 360 degree view of all the Himalayan giants and experience the serenity of the monks lifestyle at Thyangboche monastery.

Itinerary

Day 01 Arrive Kathmandu
A local Himalayan Holidays’ representative will meet and welcome you at Kathmandu airport and transfer you to your hotel.

Day 02 Kathmandu
A half-day sightseeing around Kathmandu.

Day 03 Kathmandu – Lukla – Commence trek
Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla the starting point for our trek.

Day 04 – Day 22 Gokyo/Kala Pattar Trek
Trek from Lukla to Namche Bazaar for acclimatization before ascending up through the valley to Gokyo to see the magnificent Ngozumpa Glacier, the turquoise lakes of Gokyo and spectacular views of Everest, Cho Oyu, Makalu and Lhotse. Then retrace your steps back down the Gokyo valley before ascending up the Khumbu Valley to Kala Pattar. We pass the Khumbu Glacier before ascending up to Kala Pattar where you can view Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse up close while looking down on Everest Base Camp. Trek back down the valley to visit the famous Thyanboche on the way and return to Lukla on day 22.

Day 23 Lukla – Kathmandu
Return flight to Kathmandu, afternoon at your leisure.

Day 24 Kathmandu
Day at leisure, further sightseeing can be arranged if you wish.

Day 25 Kathmandu
Your last opportunity for shopping before your late morning airport transfer for international departure.

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