Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu airport. Transfer to Hotel and Evening welcom Dinner.
After arrival and customs clearance in kathmandu airport. You’ll be met by the Plan Nepal tour representative at airport terminal who will be holding Plan Nepal Travel and Tours signboard with your name. we would offer you a warm Nepalese welcome and transferred to Hotel. In evening there will be welcome dinner hosted by Plan Nepal tour. we offer you a welcome dinner in one of the finest cultural restaurant in nepal which will introduce you to the country's food. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu (1,338 m/4,390 ft): Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
After breakfast we start a guided tour to several medieval and historical sites in Kathmandu valley. we will explore the historical place Bhaktapur the best cultural and historical place. later on, we will explore boudhanath, the largest stupa in south Asia.The Bouddha area is a visual feast. Colorful thangkas, jewellery, hand-woven carpets, and khukuri knives are sold in the surrounding stalls. Pashupatinath temple one of the best hindu temple and Swoyambhunath. Later after sightseeing tour, we will introduce you with your trekking guide and have a small pre-trip meeting. You can also take this opportunity to hire or buy any trekking equipment or bargain for your souvenirs at market. Overnight in hotel.
Day 03: Early morning fly to Lukla (2800m) and then trek to Phakding (2640m) Walking 3 hours. Overnight at Guest House (B, L, D)
During 40-minute adventurous flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (9,186ft), we enjoy highest peak of the world and other hillside. At the place of Lukla, trail leads north from the airstrip to the edge of Lukla Plateau. Upon arrival at Lukla, take skme rest while crew member finish packing. we start our trek through the prosperous local sherpa village of Lukla until we reach Phakding. Enjoy the pretty Sherpa villages, pine tree forests, the Dudh Koshi river as you walk and also have a glimpse of Mt. Khumbila a sacred mountain which has never been climbed. To assist in acclimatization, we only have a short trekking time, however if you wish you can take a hike to a nearby monastery. Overnight at phakding.
Day 04 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11286ft). walking 6 hours. Overnight at guest house. (B, L, D)
After Breakfast, The trail continues north up the Dudh Kosi valley to Jorsale, where the trail officially enters the Sagarmatha National Park . Continue along the trail, cross the Bhote Kosi River and climb steeply to Namche Bazaar 3500 m. Remember to look out for glimpses of Mt. Everest early on the trail. Overnight at Guest House in Namche.
Day 05 : Acclimatization day at Namche Bazzar. walking 5 hours, Overnight at guest house. (B, L, D)
Acclimatisation day. A rest day in Namche Bazaar to acclimatise. This town, the hub of Sherpa society, is the administrative centre of the Khumbu region and has a police checkpost (we must all register there), the headquarters of the Sagarmatha National Park, a bank, several shops selling items of every description and a proliferation of Sherpa inns. Overnight at guest house in Namche Bazzar.
Day 06 : Trek to Dole (4,110 m) 6 hours Overnight at Guest House (B,L,D)
Leaving the main trail to Mt. Everest, climb high on a ridge to 4000m past a large chorten at the village of Mong, said to be the birthplace of the saint Lama Sange Dorje, the reincarnate lama of Rongbuk Monastery in Tibet who introduced Buddhism to the Khumbu. From there descend to the village of Phortse Tenga by the Dudh Kosi (river). From Phortse the trail climbs steeply through forests of rhododendrons and then stands of juniper and large conifers as the altitude increases. You will pass through Sherpa kharkas (high pasture summer settlements used by Sherpas to graze their herds of yaks allowing their lower winter pastures to recover) and the villages of Tongba 3950m and Gyele 3960m to Dole. You have great views of Khumbila and Tawachee peaks throughout the day. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 07 :Trek to Machhermo (4,470 m) 6 hours Overnight at Guest House. (B,L,D)
Today you have a short and fairly leisurely trek to allow you to acclimatise to the altitude. In the morning there is a steep but beautiful climb through conifer and rhododendron forests and stands of juniper to Lhabarma 4220m and Luza 4360m. There are kharkas wherever there is a flat spot and the slightest hint of water. Continue to climb along the side of the valley, high above the river to Machhermo 4410 m. Overnight at Machherm.
Day 08 : Trek to Gokyo Lake (4,790 ) 6 hours Overnight at Guest House. (B,L,D)
This is your first real day at high altitude and the trekking today may be described as moderate to difficult. Climb a ridge from where the valley opens wide as the trail passes through Pangkha. Mt. Cho Oyu 8153 m dominates the skyline to the north as we climb the moraine on the left flank of the Ngozumpa Glacier. The climb is steep to the first of the four lakes that lie in the Gokyo area but the trail levels off towards the second lake, Longponga at 4690m. Finally ascend a path past the largest of the lakes Dudh Pokhari to Gokyo at 4750m. Gokyo is a typical kharka with stone houses and stone walled pastures. For enthusiasts a rigorous hike up Gokyo Ri 5360m, the small peak above Gokyo provides spectacular views of the Everest trinity, Nuptse 7879m, Lhotse 8511m, and Everest 8848m, as well as Makalu 8463m looming to the east, Cho Oyu 8153m to the north and the smaller but closer peaks of Cholatse and Tawachee to the south. There is a wonderful view of Gokyo and Dudh Pokhari spread out below. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 09 : Early morning climb to Gokyo-Ri (5,357m) then trek down to Na Village. 7 hours OverNight at Guest House. (B,L,D)
Today you have a fairly leisurely trek to allow you to acclimatise to the altitude. In the morning there is a steep but beautiful climb through conifer and rhododendron forests to Gokyo Ri. There are kharkas wherever there is a flat spot and the slightest hint of water. Continue to climb along the side of the valley, high above the river to Machhermo 44808 m. There is plenty to do here for this day though. For enthusiasts a rigorous hike up Gokyo Ri 5360m, and the really fit can climb to the top of a nameless peak 5800m overlooking the two lakes. Overnight at guest house in Na Village.
Day 10 : Trek back to Phortse (3,810 m) overnight Guest House. (B,L,D)
Day 11 : Trek to Namche (3,440 m) 7 hours Overnight at Guest House. (B,L,D)
From phortse the trail drops sharply down to the Dudh Kosi and the village of Phunki, where you cross the river, and up toward Namche Bazaar, winding high above the river with views north towards Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse. Overnight at Namche Bazar.
Day 12 : Trek to Lukla (2,827m) 5 hours Overnight at Guest House. (B,L,D)
After Breakfast, We begin our trek to Lukla from Namchebazar. Today we will trek mostly a downhill, on a trail alongside the Dudh Koshi River. We cross several bridges, monasteries and villages before reaching Lukla. walking distance is about 6 hours. Overnight in Lukla.
Day 13: Early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, free day on your own.
After having breakfast it is time to board our flight back to Kathmandu, upon arrival pick up at the airport and back to Kathamndu hotel. we can help you with shopping or to stroll at thamel street. There will be a farewell dinner in the evening to celebrate successful completion of our Everest Gokyo Trekking. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 14 : Final Depature or Extend your trip.
We will exchange our good-byes and now you will be leaving Nepal with all the good memories and unforgettable Experience. We know and hope that you will always remember this Everest Mini treks and after return home tell stories of your amazing experiences in Nepal with Plan Nepal. we will provide a ride to International airport for final depature as per your flight schedule. Or if you prefer, you can stay longer for any kind of other activities such as at Jungle Safari, rafting, Sightseeing, mountain biking, Bungee jump, paragliding etc or even other destination like Chitwan pokhara, Lumbini, Brandipur etc.