Everest base camp trek via Gokyo 18 Days
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- Fixed DATES: 2017 / 2018
Sightseeing, Scenic Mt. Everest Flight
Moderate to fairly challenging
Trekking and sightseeing
Full board on trek
Tea house/ Lodge
Private Vehicle/ Bus
September to December & March to May.
Outlined Itinerary for Everest base camp trek via Gokyo 18 Days
- Pick up and drop from Airport to Hotel and Hotel to Airport.
- A full day sightseeing in religious and historic places of Kathmandu with our experienced tour Guide.
- The flight ticket from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu.
- Full board meals (3 meals a day – breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
- Accommodation in twin sharing basis during trek in Tea House, Lodges or Guesthouse
- Trekking Permit for cases like National Park entry fee.
- Trekker’s Information Management System (TIMS) card.
- One trekking Guide his food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment during your travel period.
- One Porter his food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment during your travel period
- Three nights' tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu.
- Medical supplies like First Aid Kit.
- Welcome and farewell dinner.
- Our service charges all kinds of government taxes
- Lunch, dinner and other expenses during your stay in Kathmandu.
- Bar beverages, Mineral Water.
- Tips to Guide and porter.
Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo takes you around the magnificent valley known as Khumbu. Inside this land lies the shining sky blue Gokyo Lake along the Gokyo valley. The Gokyo Everest Base Camp Trek offers you the uncommon opportunity to find the wonderful shrouded Gokyo valley in Khumbu. Gokyo Valley Trekking contains the unbeaten and mind blowing way to Everest Base Camp.
Gokyo Valley is a treasure of the gorgeous Gokyo Lake, the famous Cho La pass, the large Ngojumba Glacier, the Dudh Koshi River, the view points of Gokyo Ri, Kala Patthar and Everest Base Camp itself. All through the Gokyo Trek, you will be going by such a variety of captivating perspectives and all these have set Everest Base Camp Trek by means of Gokyo an alternate status among the gallant souls.
Gokyo Everest Base Camp Trek is a challenging journey to all the trekkers wishing to do something more daring and rewarding than just reaching the Everest Base Camp. Many of the trekkers feel that their journey is incomplete without having the chance to travel around Gokyo Valley, this counts as the major reason that gave birth to Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo.
Gokyo Everest Base Camp Trek will let you experience the tranquil appearance of indescribable 360 degree panoramic views of five of the highest peaks in that lies in Nepal from Gokyo Ri – the Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Kangchenjunga, and Cho Oyu. The view from Gokyo Ri is limitless and more appealing than that from Kala Patthar, you will be differentiating yourself in Gokyo Valley Trekking.
Gokyo Trek, otherwise called Gokyo Valley Trekking is a memorable trek with persistent investigation of fundamental wonders with the Himalayas. Other than the exemplary treks, you have adequate measure of chances to look into taking off mountains by living on the lap of world's most noteworthy crests in this Gokyo Everest Base Camp Trek.
Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo is a difficult one because of the pathways and heights. So, Gokyo Valley Trekking requires you to be physically fit as well as experienced. If you are a beginner, you can opt for other Everest Treks as we have designed different packages that suit the best for you. Make your own choice or consult with us to grab in the reliable trekking packages for you.
The initiation point for our Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo is Lukla. We take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu once the trekking is accomplished. The Route Map has captured every trail we would be following throughout our Gokyo Everest Base Camp Trek. Click Here for the routes and coverage areas of your destination.
Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo is the ultimate choice of trekkers with keen interest on exploring the wondrous valleys in the Everest region. Here are the major highlights of your Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo.
- Dudh Koshi, the River of Milk, Rhododendron and Magnolia Forests
- The main gateway to our Everest trekking, Namche Bazaar
- Khumbu Glacier, the home of Mount Everest Base Camp and the icefalls
- An unforgettable breathtaking view of sunrise on those snow capped mountains from the summit of Kala Patthar
- Spring Season is the best to discover the wild variety of flowers all around
- Unique Sherpa culture and generous hospitalities of the people living in this region
- Learn Buddhism, and visit ancient monasteries
- The traditional farming system
- Sparkling azure Gokyo Lakes (first, second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth)
- Gokyo Ri where lies an excellent view of Mount Everest and Makalu
- The world's largest Ngozumba Glacier
- One of the highest passes, Cho La Pass from where view of Ama Dablam and Cholatse is pretty awesome
- Everest Base Camp
Our Trekking Group
The trekking group to Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo depends on the number of persons. Normally, we take in 1-10 persons in a group. However, if you are in a bigger group of more than 10 persons, we can manage the Gokyo Everest Base Camp Trek accordingly. The maximum number '10' is the outcome of generally organized group treks. But, we are good at organizing treks for any group size you require.
Besides the trekking group, we have our local staffs to assist you as well. Trekking does not just mean traveling around; it will be more rewarding if you can gain good bunch of information of the areas you travel. So, we provide you with guides for that and in order to assure easy travel experience, we have porters who would carry on your luggage. We will facilitate you with 1 porter for 2 persons, 1 porter carrying maximum of 20 kg weight.
Guides and Porters
For trekking group of 1 to 5 people, we provide – 1 Guide and Porter (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
For trekking group of more than 5 people, we provide – 1 Guide, 1 Assistant Guide and Porter (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
Accomodation and Meals
Our overnight stay would be on Tea houses and Guest Houses during Everest Trekking. Twin sharing comfortable beds and common bathroom will be provided. The place is clean and hygienic. However, if you require a single supplement accommodation, it can also be made available on request at an additional cost of US$ 200. But still you need to be aware that single supplement accommodation may not be available at all the places during your Everest Base Camp trek.
Our Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo would let you experience typical Nepali food, special mountain foods and other cuisines including international cuisine like Indian, Tibetan, Italian, and Continental. You can always make your choices from the food menu available there. We will have breakfast and dinner at tea house/guest house whereas we will have lunch on our way.
While in Kathmandu, your accommodation is at tourist standard hotels facilitated with Attached Bath, A/C, 24 hours running hot/cold shower, Internet service and others. The facilities provided here is of 2 to 3 star standard hotel. We offer welcome dinner, farewell dinner and breakfasts during your stay in Kathmandu. Other meals as well as your other personal expenses will be from your own pocket. Full board meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, and Tea/Coffee) are included during the Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo once you leave Kathmandu.
The means of transportation are cars/vans and planes. Pick up and drop from airport to hotel, and hotel to airport will be done by the vehicles of Imperial Nepal Treks.
Our trekking will start with a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. From Lukla, there is no transport and we will walk all the way to our destination. Coming back to Lukla upon the completion of Everest Trekking, we take back flight from Lukla to Kathmandu again.
Safety and Precaution
It is necessary that you take in good precaution during your travel to avoid any difficulties in your Everest trek. As the Everest trekking leads to higher altitude range, you need some trustworthy, experienced, qualified and well-equipped people around you. Your safety is assured by the local trek guide and other staffs.
Since these hikes take you on the remote Himalayan region, it is very essential that you are accompanied with the very experienced, qualified and well-equipped leader such that your trek runs safe and successful one. The guides of Imperial Nepal Treks are trained and licensed from Nepal Government, certified from TAAN and Nepal Mountaineering Association with experience over 8 years. So, this is a double assurance for your safety and to make sure that you are in the correct and professionals hand. Thus, you need not worry about anything; we are here only at your service.
Regarding health issues, we are well aware that you are likely to get Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). Going up high at faster pace is too harmful and can be fatal as well because of less oxygen. Some general symptoms of AMS are
- Difficulty sleeping
- Dizziness or light-headedness
- Loss of appetite
- Nausea or vomiting
- Rapid pulse (heart rate)
- Shortness of breath with exertion
Due to this, we need good time to adapt in the current environment and thus we have planned our itineraries in such a way that we get enough time for acclimatization to ensure your health safety.
A good planning for Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo is a must to minimize the health risks with problems like AMS. And if you are a patient of heart, lungs or blood disease, it is very important that you consult with your doctors and familiarize yourself with the remedies for the diseases before trek.
On your date of arrival, Imperial Nepal Treks will be there to welcome you at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. We will pick you and shift you in a tourist standard hotel as per booking for an overnight accommodation
Imperial Nepal Treks organizes a full day city tour around Kathmandu Valley. The aim behind is to let you have the know-how of the Kathmandu city, the city of monuments, temples and monasteries such as Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, Swoyambhunath, Changu Narayan, Budhhanilkantha and many others. We will provide you leisure time for rest and preparation for final departure that is scheduled for the next day.
On this day, we offer you a welcome dinner at a typical Nepali Restaurant where you will taste different varieties of Nepali food. Your overnight accommodation remains unchanged.
After breakfast, We move towards the airport for our flight to Lukla, the first checkpoint of our trip to the Everest. And after a 3-4 hour trek from Lukla, we reach Phakding where we are supposed to spend the night to prepare ourselves for our grand trek.
From Phakding, we walk towards Namche Bazaar, our second destination of the Gokyo Everest Base Camp Trek. Passing by Rimshung Monastery and Uchhecholing Monastery, we climb up along the trail and visit Sagarmatha National Park. You can have the internet access here. Moving forward, we cross Larbha Dobhan and taking a further step ahead, we will witness the first view of Mount Everest. Climbing up the path, we are finally at Namche Bazaar.
Namche Bazaar is the main gateway to Everest, you will find colorful Khumbu villages, Banks, Money Exchanger, Internet café and overall all the facilities you can find in the city. On Saturday, a special market appears here, people come here to sell their products and buy things necessary for them. Our accommodation would be in a tea house or lodge on full board basis.
This day is the rest day as we need enough time for acclimatization; however, if you are willing to hike for some time then we take you to famous Everest View Hotel that takes around 3 hours to catch glimpses of Mt. Everest. On our way back, we'll visit Hilary and Sherpa museum. You will get teahouse or lodge accommodation in full board basis.
Our trek to Dhole begins from Namche as we follow the trails via Khyangjuma with few short up and downs. A little ahead from Khyangjuma, comes Sanasa, where shines our beautiful giant peak, Mount Everest. The trek is quite strenuous as we need to cross Mong La, a wonderful land residing on the lap of Mt. Khumbila. We continue down to Phortse Thanga, and little further from here appears the Dhole National Park Check Post. Tasting the Flora and fauna of this region, we pass by some waterfalls and enter Dhole. Dhole is a small settlement with few tea houses. We stay in a teahouse at Dhole for overnight where we get full board meals.
From Dhole, we climb up steadily to Lhabarma following the Dudh Koshi River. The pathway till Lhabarma is steep and full of thorny bushes. The trail offers a dynamic view of Cho Oyu, Kantega, Thamserku and we reach Luza, a small charming village at an altitude of 4360m. Again, we ascend to Machhermo via Luza that lies at an altitude of 4360m. The track is full of sand spurs, and as we reach Machhermo, the beautiful stream flowing down from Kyajo Ri and Phari Lapche leading to Dudh Koshi River is seen. The valley, high above the river, also consists of the Himalayan Rescue Hospital, the hospital provides with classes for altitude sickness, causes, prevention techniques and treatments. We stay in Machhermo at night where your accommodation would be on full board basis in teahouse or lodge.
Finally trekking to our main destination, Gokyo, we climb through the Chorten ridge and reach Phangga. An avalanche occurred here in the year 1995. The valley so beautiful at the bottom of Mount Kantega and Thamserku can be seen nicely from here. Also, the northern part of Mount Cho Oyu residing at height of 5200 is simply overwhelming.
Gokyo has always been famous for the sparkling Lakes and mountain. Taking in the glorious view of Mount Chadoten and Ngozumba Glacier, we arrive at the First Gokyo Lake called 'Lonspunga Tso' lying at the height of 4710m. This azure lake and the rays of sun over it is much too eye-catching. The Lama footprints on the stones are also something to notice here.
After ascending for a while, we reach the Second Lake, Taujung Tsho residing at 4728m with its shimmering beauty. Moving little further from the second lake, the third lake, Gokyo Tsho (4734m) appears right in front of us.
Cherished by the lake views, we step ahead for Gokyo village, standing on the edge of third Gokyo Lake. Wakened by the charming beauty of these lakes, we spend the night at Gokyo in a lodge where your accommodation would be on full board basis in teahouse or lodge.
The day is for our important point of trekking i.e. acclimatization, without it, the travel would be hectic and a disaster. In order to familiarize with the altitude and environment here, we take rest. But, if you are still interested in hiking, we explore Gokyo at its best by traveling towards Gokyo Ri, the famous peak lying at 5483m. Filled with excitement and bliss, we walk to find the fourth (Thonak Tsho) and fifth (Ngozumba Tsho) lake. From the fifth lake, Cho Oyu Base Camp and the world's biggest Ngozumpa glacier is seen in its perfection. The sixth lake Gyazumba Tsho at the bottom of the Cho Oyu can also be hiked if you are still keenly interested to explore more.
On the way down to Gokyo, we trek to Gokyo Ri (5483m). Gokyo Ri another magnificent point to view the mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho-Oyu, Gyachung Kang and Makalu gleaming in our eyes. After the excitement being fulfilled, we trek down to Gokyo and stay here for an overnight. Your accommodation would be on full board basis in teahouse or lodge.
Walking through the Ngozumpa glacier, hearing the sounds of the falling iced rocks into the small glacier lake, we start our trek towards Thangnak early morning. In sunny days the ice melts and it becomes more difficult to walk. With some ups and downs, we reach Thangknak. We climb uphill towards Cho La Phedi and return to Thangnak where we stay for overnight. Your accommodation would be on full board basis in teahouse or lodge.
Today's trek is a tough one as we need to cross Cho La Pass (5420m). We climb uphill and reach a glacier traverse on the eastern side that needs to be crossed carefully as there are slippery iced rocks. Upon reaching Cho La Pass, a dazzling view of Ama Dablam and Cholatse is seen. There are chances of rock falling over here as well. We move downwards and little further from Cho La, there lies a danger crevasse, also the path is slippery which makes the crossing a difficult one. Taking in good precaution, by the use of crampons, we move down towards and arrive at Dzongla.
From Dzongla, the view of the north face of Cholatse is awesome again and we stay overnight here. Your accommodation would be on full board basis in teahouse or lodge.
After hot breakfast at the lodge, an easy downhill for a while and few up and down to the Lobuche. After refreshment looks around Everest glacier and overnight at the lodge at Lobuche.
Initiating our trek to Everest Base Camp, the height of our destination, we move straight forward with rocky dunes, moraines and memorials of Indian Armies. Also, we find the lateral moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. With mountains like Nuptse, Khumbuste and Pumori appearing around you, we reach the Everest Base Camp. If you are here on trekking season, you will find mountaineers who had their temporary climbing set up at the base camp. Accomplishing the trek to the height of 5364m, we descend towards Gorakshep and stay there. Your accommodation would be on full board basis in teahouse or lodge.
The trek to Kala Patthar starts early morning as we are to witness the first light over the Mount Everest from Kala Patthar. The sunrise this beautiful and adoring is rare to experience. There are chances of chilly wind as well. So, we head towards Kala Patthar (5550m), a well-known destination to spot Everest view. Not just the Everest, but also, Ama Dablam, Kangtega, Thamserku and Taboche view is simply awesome from here. Beautiful Changri Nup Glacier and Changri Shar Glacier are marked from here. You will plunge into the enchanting views everywhere around.
After spending a good time here, we descend to Gorakshep and again head down towards Pheriche walking along the previous path till Dughla. As the path is downwards, it is quite easy to complete the journey. With the view of Cho La glacier on our way, we reach Pheriche and stay an overnight here. Your accommodation would be on full board basis in teahouse or lodge.
Pheriche to Namche is also an easy going route as it involves descending through the path. The route is surrounded by stone walls, you will then pass Jignang Kharka, Pheriche Pass and head down towards Orsho crossing the Imja River. We then reach Pangboche where a famous Pangboche Gompa exists. Then, we head down towards Deboche, where the office of National Park and a health post exists. Stepping over the stone steps, we reach Tengboche and visit the Tengboche Monastery there. If we visit Tengboche during the full moon of November or December, the Mani Rimdu festival can also be seen that depicts the culture of the people living here. On our way to Namche, strolling along the rhododendron and juniper trees, we enter the place called Phunke Thanka, where an army barracks lies. We cross the well-decorated bridge over Dudh Koshi River and trail descends through pine forests. Then, we reach Sansa where we will notice wildlife of snow leopards, mountain goats, pheasants and others. Heading from here, we reach Khyangjuma and little further from here is the first viewpoint of Ama Dablam, Lhotse Shar, Taboche, Kangtega and Thamserku. Descending towards Namche, we find Tenzing Norgay Stupa and finally arrive at Namche, our destination for today. Your accommodation would be on full board basis in teahouse or lodge.
Walking down from here, we pass the Everest viewpoint and Larja Dobhan. Following back the same trail towards Lukla via Phakding and the same glorious views as well the Sherpa valleys around, we step in Lukla. Coming nearer to the point of beginning of this wonderful journey, we enjoy the last memories of our trek with verdant greeneries all around. We will stroll around the Lukla and also reconfirm the flight ticket on this day. Rejoicing the very last moments of our Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo, we celebrate and have dinner with the crew members. We stay in a hotel at night where you will get meals on full board basis.
We will take in Lukla to Kathmandu flight that is around 30 to 40 minutes. You will meet the team of Imperial Nepal who will drop you at the Hotel you stayed before (unless changed). As this is the last day, we enjoy the farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with live music and rejoice the moments.
The representatives from Imperial Nepal Treks will drop you to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) and assist you in your final departure from Kathmandu. We bid our last goodbyes and you will head towards your destination.
- 2017 Fixed Departures
- 2018 Fixed Departures
FAQ For Everest trekking
What is the success rate for your trips?
- We have up to 100 % success rate for our Everest treks.
What type of shape do I need to be in, is this trip for me?
- To prepare for a strenuous trek you should begin training at least two to three months before your departure. As a guideline, an hour of aerobic exercise three to four times per week would be considered a minimum requirement. The best preparation is bushwalking involving relatively steep ascents and descents. If you can manage a couple of valley floor to ridgeline ascents per comfortable and able to enjoy the trek to the fullest. They are physically strong, sharp-witted and have an incredibly positive attitude towards a life that we would consider extremely tough. There is something about a trek in the Himalaya that draws you back time and time again. For keen walkers it is a paradise and even avowed non-walkers find that one foot just seems to follow the other, drawn by the appeal of what lies beyond.
Will somebody come to pick me up at the airport upon my arrival?
- Yes Some one come to pick you up from airport to hotel
What sort of accommodation can I expect in Kathmandu and in trekking?
- In Kathmandu we will provide you 3* category hotel and mountain normal Tea house/ Lodge
Is it possible to reserve a trip now and pay deposit later or do I have to pay deposit at booking/reservation?
- About deposit amount depends on you, this is possible you reserve your trip now and pay your deposit amount 20% later.
Is there a possibility of getting separate rooms for the Kathmandu portion of the trip? If so how much extra will this cost?
- Yes this is possible of getting separate rooms in Kathmandu, It cost around $40 Per night.
Is this a guaranteed departure even if I am alone stating in the request trip?
- Our departure is guaranteed even if you are along.
When I pay the remainder of the money on arrival in Kathmandu, how do you take that money? US cash or credit card?
- Remaining balance you pay upon your arrival in Kathmandu. We accept Visa card, MasterCard, and cash.
What sort of food can I expect in trekking?
- Most teahouses (lodges) in Everest Base Camp trails cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian fare. Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, daal bhat(rice and lentils), bread, soup, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season) and even some desserts like apple pies, pancakes, and some interesting attempts at custard. You will find a lot of garlic on the menu because it assists with acclimatization – eat some every day. In many larger villages you may find some meat items on the menu.
Is the food in mountain prepared to international standard in terms of safety?
- YES, the food is very safe during the trekking and we recommend you to eat the vegetarian and local food. Please follow the suggestion of our guide on the trek.
Is water provided and is there still water available at higher altitudes? Is it filtered/boiled? Readily available?
- Bottled water is easily available at the lodges and tea houses. You can buy bottled water at the cost of USD 2 at lower elevations to USD 4 to higher elevation per littler. You can also drink the normal tap or spring water if you bring the purifying aid with you.
What mode of transportation do you use?
- We used in Kathmandu all transport Car/ Van/Bus with A/C
- For domestic flights (Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu), we use Tara Air, Agni Air -popular domestic airlines.
What is the best season for this trekking?
- February, March, April, May,/ October, November, December are the best time to do Everest base camp trek.
What is the weather and temperature like in trekking?
Spring - March / April / May / June
- During springtime, the average temperature is 17 degrees C with a maximum of 25 degrees C during sunny days and a minimum of -15 degrees C in the morning and at night for areas above 4000 meters.
- July / August Through Mid-September is Monsoon Season
- The maximum temperature during the monsoon season averages 25 degrees C during sunny days with a minimum -15 degrees C in the morning and night at areas above 4000 meters. The average temperature tends to hover around a comfortable 18 degrees C.
Autumn - End of September / October / November
- The average temperature during the fall is 15 degrees C with a maximum temp of 20 degrees C during sunny days and a minimum of -10 degrees C in the morning and at night, for areas above 4000 meters altitude.
I m a Vegeterain, is that a Problem ?
- No problem at all because the lodges mostly serve the vegetarian meals. We always recommend our clients to eat vegetarian meals to avoid the food poisoning, eating heavy meals and non- vegetarian meals at the high altitude is not really safe for the stomach.
Do your guides have trekking guide certificates from the Hotel Management and Tourism Center? Have they received first aid training for high altitude?
- Yes, they have all received a 45-day training from the Hotel Management and Tourism Center in Nepal. The guides have also received high altitude first aid training from KEEP (Kathmandu Environmental Education Project). And NMA.
What safety measures are in place? What safety equipment do your guides carry with them on trek to deal with sickness/accidents?
- Our guides are well trained for the high altitude problems and first aid. They always carry the first aid kit bag during the trek. However we still recommend you to bring your personal first aid kit as well. All our guides carry the local mobile phones and SAT phones for the emergency.
Do you know about how many miles the trek is?
- Total distance of the entire trek is about 75 miles.
Do we book our own international flights to and from Nepal?
- Yes, you need to book your own International flights.
Can I charge my digital camera or other equipment’s on my trip?
- These facilities will be available in most of the places in your hotel reception by paying some service charges
Is there any communication while we are on trekking?
- There are telephones in some villages along the trekking routes from which you can make international calls. All our guides are equipped with the local mobile phone. You may wish to pass the number of our guide to your family for the callback or you can make a call from the guide’s mobile and pay him directly for the international call too.
Can I use credit cards in the places I visit in trekking?
- No In Trekking you need a cash. Please change the currency in local Nepali Rupees before you go to the mountains.
How much additional money do I need per day?
- It depends on your spending habits. Generally, in Kathmandu, you can allocate USD 10 to USD 15 for a lunch and a dinner. USD 15 to USD 18 per person a day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, pay for the hot shower and a few drinks during the trekking.
Do I need to tip my guide and porters? How much would that be?
- This is a difficult thing to gauge. we recommend you to spend minimum 10% of your total trip cost for tipping entire local staffs, the ratio of tipping guide and porter will be given to you at the pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu before starting the trek.
What opportunities will I have for shower along the trek?
- In major places (Namche Bazar, Lukla), we arrange guesthouse with hot shower. And in rest of the places, hotel water in bucket will be provided for shower; it would cost you extra about USD 3-4 per shower.
Is Imperial Nepl staff insured?
- Our company insures all our trekking staff members, including guides, cooks, Sherpas and porters.
Can I add extra days to my trekking trip?
- Along your trek we can add days at your request with additional costs to cover guides, porters, accommodation and food.
Do you use yaks/porters on the trek or do we carry all of our own gear?
- Whilst on the trek, our porter will take care of your luggage. All you need to carry is your small day bag for your personal belongings like camera, water bottle, sun cream etc only.
Will there be a place to store items/clothing not required for the trek?
- The hotel in Kathmandu does provide the free storage services. So you can leave all your items that are not required for the trekking at your hotel.
Can I obtain the visa for Nepal upon on arrival at the airport?
- YES, you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos.
Trekking to Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes - April 2017
From the moment locally based Imperial Nepal Treks and Expeditions picked my friend Peter and I (Greg) up from Kathmandu International Airport through to dropping us back 26 days later, we were both so happy that we chose INT from the myriad of Kathmandu and internationally based trekking companies that offered their services to us for our trek to Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes. INT's all inclusive price was very competitive and turned out to be excellent value for us. We are from Sydney, Australia and experienced hikers and trekkers.
Our accommodation before and after the trek was centrally located in Thamel and was of the highest standard and together with our guided day tour of Kathmandu's major historical and religious destinations was a great introduction to the company and our trip.We met Paras, our tour manager, over breakfast to go through final arrangements and then attended a welcome dinner with our guide Dinesh prior to our departure. We were made to feel like family and everything we expected and hoped for over the ensuring weeks exceeded our expectations.
Dinesh is a fantastic guide, highly experienced, extremely knowledgeable, patient, all most as funny as us, and by the end of the trip we considered him to be a great bloke and a mate. Deservedly high praise from Peter and I.
Our return flights to Lukla, all our meals and accommodation and all our needs and necessities were taken care of by Dinesh. Heavy snow meant we were unable to cross high passes originally on the itinerary. No worries, after discussions with Dinesh and on his advice we were back down and up valleys and reaching our intended destinations with the minimum of fuss and without any problems. Dinesh took care of everything and were were able to see magnificent mountain scenery and stay in fantastic village tea houses along the way. A truly memorable experience in a unique part of the world.
So if your planning an adventure holiday in Nepal the best advice I can give you is to include Imperial Nepal Treks and Expeditions, Paras and Dinesh, on your short list of companies to make your inquiries and if you decide as we did to go with INT then I am sure you will have both a safe trip and an unforgettable experience in Kathmandu and on the mountain trek of your choice.
Visited: April 2017
Good Experience - August 2014
During my stay in Kathmandu, with two of my friends, I met the employers of this company while I stayed in Hotel Blue Horizon.
We talked about trekking because we were interested in the Everest Base Camp Trek. They have lot of experience in trekking and that is why we decided to do the trek with one of their guides. They also heard our wishes what we would like to see during the trek, for us we would love to see the Gokyo valley.
The trekking was very good organised and we really enjoyed the trek, we stayed in nice lodges. The guide knew a lot about the mountains and the mountain culture.
So I can recommand everybody to plan a trek at this company
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