Trip Introduction

Gokyo Valley Trek is one of the most popular offbeat treks of Everest Region. Gokyo Valley Trek unlike Everest Base Camp Trek highlights less known landmarks of the Everest Region, which are however not less interesting and fascinating natural wonders. In brief Gokyo Valley is a wonderful valley in the shadows of four 8000ers including Everest and the valleys of turquoise glacial lakes.

Like most of the treks in Everest Region, the Gokyo Valley Trek also begins at Lukla after the short scenic flight from Kathmandu. This trek is especially designed to passionate walkers who have desires to see the Everest and its surrounding from the different perspective. This moderate trek in Everest Region also best suits to those trekkers who prefer relatively quiet trails with less fellow trekkers.

 Trip Highlights 


  • Like every other trekking trail in Nepal, the trail of Gokyo Valley Trek is amazingly fun-walking trail that goes up and down the rolling hills so many times like the waves in an ocean.
  • The landscapes including the Himalayan panorama blended so well with fresh water lakes of Gokyo and the views of deep Dudh Koshi River Valley integrated perfectly with the lush vegetation of Sagarmatha National Park.
  • The authentic Sherpa culture in the mountainous villages, those trekkers encounter throughout the treks in Everest Region. Gokyo Valley Trek takes trekkers to  several major villages of Khumbu, where the unique Sherpa culture and their lifestyle can be observed to the fullest. Villages like, Khumjung, Kunde and Namche are major highlights where culture prevails over nature.
  • The highland monasteries, the sacred maniwalls engraved with Buddhist prayers, colorful prayer flags portraying spirituality, the memorials, chortens and the every aspect that demonstrates Tantric Buddhism of Nygingma Pa Sect.
  • The incredible floral and faunal biodiversities of Sagarmatha National Park.
  • The Gokyo Lakes and the Gokyo Ri from where 360 degree of Himalayan Panorama is seen.
  • The closest view of four 8000ers at a time is a highlight of Gokyo Valley Trek, which is quite a rare sight during other treks in Nepal. The four 8000ers visible from Gokyo Valley include Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu and Makalu.

Basic Requirement of health and experiences


In the comparison of the others trek Gokyo Valley Trek is an easy trek, which is suitable for passionate walker who can walk around 4-5 hours a day with a light daypack. If you want to enhance your strength, you need to have exercise and jogging regularly for a few weeks prior to the trip. Your Past hiking experiences may be worthy but you need special technical skill for this trek. To accomplish this tour you need perfect health condition. If you have pre-existing medical conditions such as heart, lung, and blood diseases please kindly inform us before booking the trip. We are highly conscious about your health and safety. We also recommend you to have medical check up with your doctor as well.

Additional Information


Regarding this trip, we have attempted to provide enough information as we can via our website. Nevertheless, if you need any discussion regarding your time availability and others query please feels free to contact us  directly at +9779851040806.if you want to talk. Alternatively, please contact us via our emailsales@advadventures.com

 

Outline Itinerary

  • Arrive in Kathmandu 1400m
  • Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m/8,700ft): 8km, 3 - 4 hours trek-B/L/D
  • Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m/11,280 ft): 11km, 5 - 6 hours-B/L/D
  • Rest & Acclimatization Day- Namche Bazaar: (3,440m/11,284ft)-B/L/D
  • Namche Bazaar to Khumjung (3810 m/ 12,496 ft): 5 - 6 hours-B/L/D
  • Khumjung Village to Dole -(4,470 m/ 14,663 ft): 5 - 6 hours-B/L/D
  • Dole to Machhermo-(4,470 m/ 14,663 ft): 5 - 6 hours-B/L/D
  • Machharmo to Gokyo (4800 m/15,744 ft): 5 - 6 hours-B/L/D
  • Rest Day at Gokyo; Hike to 5th Lake in Gokyo 5000m 4-5 hrs trek-B/L/D
  • Gokyo Valley: Climb Gokyo Ri (5357 m/17,570 ft) and hike to fifth lakes: 5 - 6 hours-B/L/D
  • Trek to( Namche 3440m 11280ft) 6-7 hrs trek-B/L/D
  • Trek to Lukla 92800m 6-7 hrs trek-B/L/D
  • Flight to Kathmandu 1400m; Evening farewell dinner-
  • Depart Kathmandu- B B/L/D denotes Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
  • In event of flight cancellation/ delayed in/out Lukla: It is likely that flight to Lukla and return could get delayed or cancel even if best trekking seasons so it is important that you come with minimum of one or two extra days at the end of the trek as back up days to cover this eventualities. If flight will go on time, you could use these days to explore Kathmandu Valley or could even extend your visit to wildlife safari in Chitwan National Park (2 Nights) or Pokhara (2 Nights).

    If flight will get cancelled, then we will reschedule your flight for the following day. (Subject to availability). However, in a group, we could also hire a helicopter to fly in/out to Lukla to start/ end the trek as per the planned date and time and cost of helicopter flight is your own expenses. Helicopter flight will cost minimum of US$- 350 to US$- 500 per person depending on group size. To cover this helicopter flight expenses, you are kindly requested to come with travel insurance that covers the flight cancellation for minimum of US$- 500 for a day so that you could claim for the flight cancellation once returned from the trip, and we will make documentation for this as per your require to submit to your insurance.

Important Trip Notes & Activities

Pleased acknowledge that you are joining us for the adventure trip in remote Himalayan region, where weather conditions, health and fitness of the member or unexpected natural disaster can compel us to change the itinerary and if so you have to understand it but we would try our best to keep the suggested itinerary as per the original schedule.

Your safety and satisfaction of the trip is our prime concern while travelling with us and we ensure you our best team, logistics, professional services to make sure that you would have an amazing trip of lifetime with us. Also note that our trip leader deserved the final decision if the trip has to amend, change the route or cancel due to the extreme conditions for the safety precaution. However, he will try his best to ensure that the trip runs as according to the stated plan but be prepared for flexibility if necessary.


Day 01:

Arrival day in Kathmandu

Altitude: 1400m

B/B

On arrival to Kathmandu; we will greet you at the airport and transfer you to the traveler’s recommended Hotel Blue horizon or similar standard hotel. Later we meet and take you to our head office, brief you on the upcoming Gokyo Valley Trek with us and introduce your trekking guide to Gokyo Valley. Evening, we host welcome dinner at one of the finest local restaurant in Kathmandu with music and ethnic dance. Overnight at Kathmandu Hotel.

Day 02:

Fly to Lukla (35 mins flight) and trek to Phakding 3-3.5 hrs trek

Altitude: Lukla- 2800m, Phakding-2650

B/L/D

We drive to airport early in the morning to take our flight to Lukla. The scenic 35 minutes flight to Lukla caters the panorama of the peaks of Langtang, Rolwaling and Annapurna Himalayan Ranges. Landing at Tenzing Hillary Airport in Lukla is a thrilling adventure. Instantly, after making the final arrangement for the  Gokyo Valley Trek, we kick off. Trekking 200m downhill to Thado Koshi River, we cross the suspension bridge over it. The view of Mt. Kusum Kangru looming dramatically to the East is wonderful view from the bridge. Beyond the bridge the trek begins to gain altitude gradually to Ghat. Ghat is a Buddhist Village with wonderful Black Mani walls engraved with prayers in white. The final push from Ghat through scattered viallges and yak herder's camps brings us to Phakding. The first day of Gokyo Valley Trek ends at Phakding.

Explore remaining with this local village. Overnight at Mt. Lodge.

Day 03:

Trek to Namche Bazaar  6-7 hrs trek

Altitude: 3440m

B/L/D

The Gokyo Valley Trek today crosses suspension bridges over Dudh Koshi River five times. The first bridge we cross comes after five minutes of walk from our hotel in Phakding.  Crossing it we trek through the forested trail on the left bank of the river for 35 minutes to Taktak. Exiting out of Taktak we get to see the magnificent view of Mt. Thameserku 6608m from the viewpoint. Almost thirty minutes of gentle walk beyond the viewpoint we arrive to Banker. We cross the second bridge over Dudh Koshi River while making our way out of Banker. Trekking on the right bank of the river on the stony trail that goes uphill and down like the waves in the ocean, we arrive to Monjo. Walking through the typical Sherpa Village, we arrive to the Entrance of Sagarmatha National Park. Trek downhill for twenty minutes on the stony trail to the river, cross the third bridge and arrive to Jorsale, where we stop for the lunch.

Post lunch, we cross the fourth bridge and trek along the right bank of the river for forty minutes to arrive at Larja Doban. At Larja Doban we sight the confluence of Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi River. There are two elevated bridges at Larja Doban. We cross the higher one and begin the uphill climb on the stony trail towards Namche. Almost after 1 and half hour of trek we arrive to Top Danda. Savoring the first view of Everest from Top Danda, we trek uphill for the next ninety minutes through pine forest to Namche.

Day 04:

Namche Bazaar- Rest and Acclimatize

Altitude: 3440m

B/L/D

Rest day during trek means to hike to higher elevation and trek down back for proper acclimatization. Today we will walk up to the Everest view Hotel, which lies at the altitude of 3880m (440m higher than Namche). 2.5 hours of uphill hike on the stony trails of open hill brings us to Everest View Hotel. Savor the views of Thameserku, Kusum Kangru, Kantega, Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam among others from the site. Trekking down back to Namche on the same trail is easy 1.5 hrs walk.

Rest of the time you may just explore Namche Bazaar, visit its Sherpa museum- a great place to learn Sherpa culture and history of mountaineering and if this happens to be Saturday, you would have a wonderful local market (Hatt Bazaar) at Namche Bazaar. It is interesting and a wonderful experience to understand how the locals exchange their goods or buy the necessary stuffs from the market itself. Namche Bazaar, itself is a tourist shopping hub with all the required trekking and mountaineering clothing and equipment. O/N at Namche. 

Day 05:

Trek to Khumjung 2-3 hrs Trek

Altitude: 3790m

B/L/D

Today after relaxed breakfast in Namche, we climb up to the famous airstrip at Syangboche (only occasional flight of Pilatus is coming here), then trekking ahead to the corner valley of the hills to Khumjung.

Khumjung is very interesting Sherpa hamlet of Khumbu which is the home to avid Sherpa Mountaineers. The signs of contribution made by Sir Edmund Hillary can be seen here in Khumjung and its surrounding areas. The valley is  ringed by snowy peaks of Kondge and Thamserku and the sacred peak of Sherpas- Mt. Khumbila, it is also believed as a monastery places that houses a yeti scalp.

In the afternoon, we will visit to Hillary School, colorful Buddhist monasteries, visit is typical stones trail with lined prayer stones, flags and prayer wheels, visit to Hillary Hospital in Kundel. O/ N at Khumjung at Mt. Lodge. 

Day 06:

Trek to Dole 6 hrs trek
Altitude: 4040m
B/L/D

Today after the breakfast, we follow on the gradual trail with few short up and downs overlooking magnificent view of the great giant snow peaks at Shanasa. Hiking for around 2 and half hours we arrive to the top of Mong La Pass. From Mong La Pass we savor the spectacular views of Mt. Ama Dablam, Kantega and Mt. Khumbilla. From the hill-top an hour downhill trek through the forested region brings us to the riverside village, Phortse Tenga. We stop at Phortse Tenga for the lunch. Post lunch, the day’s trek involves a long tiring uphill trek through the forest of pines, oaks and rhododendrons all the way to Dole.

Day 07:

Trek to Machharmo 4-5 hrs trek
Altitude: 4400m

B/L/D

After the breakfast, we climb up for thirty minutes on an open hill to the scenic ridge above the Dole. The ridge top offers the first spectacular view of Mt. Cho Oyu. Then we walk over the gentle trail for ten minutes to the village of Lapharma. Beyond Lapharma walking around the hills for almost 2 hours takes us to Luja. Taking a short breather at Luja, we continue the trek that climbs up along the side of the valley high above the river, crossing sandy spurs to reach Machharmo. We reach Machhermo in the afternoon; enjoy the lunch and explore around. O/N at Machhermo.

Day 08:

Trek to Gokyo 3-4 hrs trek
Altitude: 4800m

B/L/D

Today is the big day of Gokyo Valley Trek. We get to the land of Gokyo Lakes. One hour trek on the leveled trail that wind passes through elevated grazing lands takes us to Phanga. At Phanga we observe the memorials of people who lost their lives during the landslides in the region. Beyond Phanga, the trek slides down for a short while and then gradually goes up on the stony steps for an hour to the River. We cross the metal bridge over the river and get into the Gokyo-Land. Welcome to Gokyo, we are now facing the first Lake of Gokyo. Continue to walk up along the stony steps for thirty minutes to the Secong Lake of Gokyo. Forty five minutes of walk along the leveled trail on stony steps finally brings us to third lake of Gokyo. We will settle down in the Mountain Lodge at Gokyo.

Day 09:

At Goky- Hike to Fifth Lake 5000m and its surroundings 4-5 hrs hike
Altitude: 5386m at Gokyo Ri & 5000m at 5th Lake

B/L/D

Today we will savor the views around Gokyo, which are truly magnificent. Treading along the stony trails we arrive to Fourth Lake of Gokyo after 45 minutes trek. Another one hour and forty five minutes trek brings us to the Fifth Lake of Gokyo. From the Fifth Lake we could savor the spectacular view of Lonely Everest. The fifth lake is also popular for the views of North and South slopes of Everest. We can see the trail that extends towards Cho Oyu Base Camp at the fith lake and the view of Ngozumpa Glacier, the longest glacier in Nepal is so fascinating from Fifth Lake of Gokyo. 

We trek back along the retracing trail to the third lake for the overnights stay.

Day 10:

Morning hike to Gokyo Ri  2-3 hrs trek; At 10 AM trek to Kele 4-5 hrs trek
Altitude: 5386m at Gokyo Ri & 4200m at Kele
B/L/D

Today we begin early. Hiking up for 2.5 hrs we arrive to Gokyo Ri. Gokyo Ri caters 360 degree panorama of four 8000ers of the Himalayas that include Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu and Makalu. We slide down back to the hotel, which is pretty easy walk of 1.5 hours downhill, enjoy the breakfast and begin to trek along the retracing trail back towards Kele.

 Stay overnight at the lodge in Kele.

Day 11:

Trek back to Namche 3400m 6-7 hrs trek

Altitude: 3400m

B/L/D

Treading along the retracing trail the trek today arrives at the bustling Khumbu Town Namche. Treading along the knwon trail in Everest at time allows an opportunity to spot somthing we have really liked on the way upwards. So the walking is always fun, even on the retracing trails during treks in Everest Region. We will enjoy the stay in Namche this time probably with a beer.

Day 12:

Trek back to Lukla 2800m 6-7 hrs trek

Altitude: 2800m

B/L/D

After the breakfast, we hike down a trail steeply descends to the Hillary Suspension Bridge and then continue walking over several local villages and most of walking is through Dudh Koshi River valley and surroundings. Upon reaching at Lukla, freshen up at your hotel and relax. Evening, you could have a party with your trekking crew as it is your celebration of successful Gokyo Valley Trek also the last night in the Everest Region. O/N at Lukla.

Day 13:

Fly to Kathmandu 35 minutes flight
Altitude: 1400m
B/D

Our flights is in the morning for Kathmandu from Lukla. After breakfast at Lukla hotel, you will check in to the airport and take your flight back to Kathmandu. 
Transfer to your hotel. You will have free time to relax, freshen up and rest.
In the evening, we will meet you again, take you feedback of Everest Base Camp Trek and host a farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese restaurant in Kathmandu. O/N at Kathmandu

 

 

Day 14:

Departure from Kathmandu
Altitude: 1400m

Breakfast

Today you will depart Kathmandu. Breakfast at Kathmandu hotel, then you are free for shopping at the Kathmandu. When the time to depart back comes, we will transfer you to the airport. Have a safe flight and visit Nepal time and again. 

Price: US $1290 per person

Inclusions

  • Airport pick up
  • 2 Nights Standard accommodation at Kathmandu with  breakfast
  • Welcome and Farewell dinner at one of the typical Nepalese restaurant- Traditional Dance & Music
  •   Trek transfers
  • Everest Trekking permit/TIMS Card- Trekkers Security Card
  • Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu flight, airport tax and transfer
  • 11 Nights/12 Days Gokyo Valley trek on full bard of meals (breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Mt. accommodation on twin share- comfortable and clean (4 nights attached bath)
  • One Advance Adventures Trek Leader ( Gov. Licensed, first aid and eco trained), required assistance leader as per the group size, their entire expenses, equipment and insurance
  • Entire poterage cost- one porter for each two member in a group
  • All the Gov and local taxes
  • AA Duffle bag and T- shirt
  • Down jacket and sleeping bags
  • Group medicine kit box
  • High altitude chamber bag for trek safety(available on above 5 pax travelling)
  • Departure transfer

Exclusions

  • Nepal Visa, in/out flight to Kathmandu
  • Your meals at Kathmandu, except provided dinner and breakfast
  • Entire beverages, mineral water, beer etc. while on trek
  • Travel insurance(Must includes Helicopter evacuation and trip cancellation)
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Tips
  • Any extending trips
All prices are in US dollars and do not include international airfare, unless otherwise noted.

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Important Trip Notes & Activities


Pleased acknowledge that you are joining us for the adventure trip in remote Himalayan region, where weather conditions, health and fitness of the member or unexpected natural disaster can compel us to change the itinerary and if so you have to understand it but we would try our best to keep the suggested itinerary as per the original schedule.

Your safety and satisfaction of the trip is our prime concern while travelling with us and we ensure you our best team, logistics, professional services to make sure that you would have an amazing trip of lifetime with us. Also note that our trip leader deserved the final decision if the trip has to amend, change the route or cancel due to the extreme conditions for the safety precaution. However, he will try his best to ensure that the trip runs as according to the stated plan but be prepared for flexibility if necessary.

Experience & Fitness Required


This trip is not a difficult. No previous trekking experienced is required but if you have, it is a great plus point. This trek is a non technical walk. The highest height you would reach on this trip is 5545m from sea level. The walk involves a lots of ups and downs, takes you through local villages, farming lands, terraces, and river side but as long as you have strength of walking for 4 to 6 hours a day, you are qualified for the trek however you should be having a moderate health and fitness. 

We strongly suggest travelers to consult with your medical doctor before travelling and do the regular check up of your health and report us while booking a trip with us. 

A part of the health and fitness, participant must be having a positive attitude and strong determination for the successful trip. 

Passport & Visa Information


Nepal Visa is the easiest visa to obtain; you may buy your Nepal visa at your nearest Nepalese Embassy/ Consulate or Mission offices abroad or buy this upon on arrival to Kathmandu international airport as per your convenient. You have to have 2 passport size photographs, Visa fees in US cash & valid passport at least for 6 months valid at the starting of the trip.

Nationals of SAARC countries and China do not need visa when visiting Nepal. As per this rule, Indian nationals do not require visa. 

Transit visa is provided for foreign nationality for 3 days. Visa must be obtained for staying over the initial period of three days. Currently, foreign national can obtain Nepalese visa from the following border.

• Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
• Kakarvitta, Jhapa (Eastern Nepal)
• Birganj, Parsa (Central Nepal)
• Kodari, Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border)
• Belhiya, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi, Western Nepal)
• Jamuna, Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid Western Nepal)
• Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali, Far Western Nepal)
• Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur, Far Western Nepal)

Tourist Visa Fees: 3 days transit visa - Free of Cost
Multiple entry 15 days - US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 30 days - US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 90 days - US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

(For further information, please, contact Department of Immigration, Maitighar, Impact Building, Kathmandu, and Tel: 00977-1-4221996 / 4223590 / 4222453, 

Download visa form-: www.nepalimmigration.gov.np

Group Size


In this Everest Base Camp Trek, the minimum group size would be two and maximum group size is ten or more on request. We can also organize private trip to solo person with single supplement cost. Else, join our estimated group departure dates available online or ask us with your personal dates, we will open group date on the same date. 

Our Guides, Trip & Safety:


Because these hikes take you on the remote Himalayan region, it is very essential that you are accompanied with the very experienced and qualified & equipped leader for the safe and successful trip. We Advanced Adventure employee the local trek guide and stuff who are trained and qualified on the trip we worked on. Our guides are trained and licensed from Nepal Gov, certify from TAAN & Nepal Mountaineering Association. All of our leading Trekking and Climbing Guide are experience from last 8 to 10 years. We have train them specially for your trip, to cater the flexible needs of our peoples in the group joining from different countries, this double assure you that your trip is at the right and professional hands.

At every trip, there would be our one Trek leader and one assistance leader on each additional 2 peoples on the trek- this arrangement would ensure that even if any of our guide/ assistance guides get sick or if any travelers gets sick and need to be back or delay the days of walking, it would still works smoothly and there would not be any impact on our original trek plan. Also each two trekker would have one Sherpa helper for carrying your trekking bags. 

Meals and Accommodations:


While in Kathmandu, your accommodation is at standard hotels ( Attached Bath, A/C, 24 hours running hot/cold shower) similar of 2 to 3 star standard hotel and while in trek, your accommodation is at Mt. Lodge and local tea houses, they are clean and comfortable. Our entire accommodation is at twin share unless stated but single supplement accommodation is also available on personal request at the additional cost of US$- 200. 

In city, only breakfast is included on the offered trip itinerary but while in trek full board of meals is included (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, and Tea- Coffee). We provide you food from the local tea- house/ Mt. Lodge from en route. Breakfast and dinner is to be provided from the same tea- house/ guest house we would overnight but lunch would be en route in between. 

Foods provided are depends on the availability of the Mt. lodges we would be staying but in general, you can have Nepalese foods (Dal Bhat), Tibetan fried bread, various soups, Momo’s (steamed dumplings), potatoes, pastas and even a version of pizza! So, over all you have a different choice of food on trek.

(Upgrade hotel to 4 stars or 5 stars is possible in Kathmandu, please write us if you interested) 

Trekking Seasons:


We do have two best seasons to attempt this trek to Everest Base Camp. As this trip is a big trip to you, we always suggest you to come at the right time of the year as far as possible. 

Spring: - (March, April, May) - Best warmest time to trek. Rhododendron flowers in bloom- excellent trails and clear skies, best visibility. Good Temperature, warmest weather of the year.

Autumn:- (Mid September, October and November) - Excellent trails, clear blue skies, best visibility. Best Time to Trek

Winter Months: - (December, January and February) are also good, but it’s obviously colder. You have to be prepared for this. It is up to you to plan this trek at this cold time or not. 

Summer: - Monsoon, so rain and visibility can be a big issue (from Mid June, July and August). We do not suggest you this time for the trek.

Vaccination:


Vaccination is required to plan to your trip to Nepal but it is not a must to have thing to come, but highly suggested. Your doctor will have the information of vaccination you would require to the country you will be travelling. 

Hepatitis A, Japanese Encephalitis, Polio, Rabies, Tetanus, Typhoid and Malaria etc. are the recommended vaccination for travel Nepal. 

Caring Porter:


Our porter are fully equipped and insured for each trip they are undertaking with us. As you know that we are very sincere with the porter issues and their situation while on trek thus we make sure that our porter are fully prepared for the trip. We are closely working with International Porter Progress Association for the welfare and befit for the touristic porters. 

The maximum load carried by our porter is 20 to 25 KG maximum so be sure that your trekking bag so not load more than 12 KG.

Communication facilities on this Trek:


These days, there are enough communication facilities on this trek, most of the local villages has local telephone booth phone thus if required, you can easily communicate with your friends and family however the cost is slightly expensive, 2 to 3 dlr per minute. Nowadays, during the clear days, reception of Nepalese cell phones is on throughout the trail, your guide will have Cell phone on the trip.

At, Lukla & Namche, there are internet facilities available as well so if you need to get in touch with your business, family and friends online, it is possible here however the cost of internet is pretty expensive- 1 USD for 15 Min.

Booking This Trip:


Once you would choose which trip you would like to book with us, write us with the information or phone us on our phone number for the trip booking confirmation. We have online trip booking option, you may go on that link, choose your trip and date and follow the instruction with information required and summit us.

Once your trip booking request would be received, we would suggest you the final trip booking procedure with advance payment of the trip. Non-refundable deposit of 20% (per person) is required to confirm a place on your selected adventure.

Please do not hesitate to contact us in relation to any questions you may have regarding our trip booking Process. For additional information, you could contact us at sales@advadventures.com

Notation: Airport Stops Route

Equipments

It is very important to have right seasonal Clothing & Equipments for the safe and enjoyable trek in Nepal. Here below, we have listed the required equipments for traveling to Nepal and its Himalayas. Please remember that you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. 

Head:
Sun hat or scarf 
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat 
Sunglasses with UV protection

 

Hands:
Lightweight gloves 
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer

 

Upper Body:
T-shirts (2) 
Light and expedition weight thermal tops 
Fleece jacket or pullover 
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) 
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric)
shell jacket 

T- Shirt and Down Jacket
Advanced Adventure provide you this

 

Lower Body:
Underwear (4) 
Hiking shorts (2) 
Lightweight cotton long pants 
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms 
Fleece or wool pants 
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
 

Feet:
Thin, lightweight inner socks (4) 
Thick, warm wool hiking socks (4) 
Hiking boots with spare laces 
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp
 

Accessories:
Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F - Advanced Adventure provide this 
Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries 
Small pad or combination lock-to-lock for trek bag- Advanced Adventure provide Trekking Duffle Bag.
Basic First Aid Kit (see Health and Medicinal) 
Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag 
Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches) 
Thermarest sleeping pad 
Water bottles (2)
Toiletries
Small wash towel

Extras/Luxuries:
Binoculars 
Reading book 
Trail Map/Guide book 
Journal & Pen 
Walkman 
Pencils and small notebooks 
Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble

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Chet was our lead contact during our everest base camp trek, and he couldn’t have made it easier, nor could he have made us more comfortable. He helped us organize the entire trek, and set us up with an amazing guide, Lok, and 2 great porters. The entire experience from booking, to transportation, to trekking, […]

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We went with Advance Adventures as recommended by a friend and are absolutely happy with the level of service provided by Chet and his team. The trip was very organised, throughout the trek Prem our guide, was caring for our needs, attentive and constantly ensuring we were getting the best experience possible. Could not have […]

Best Trip Ever

This was my first time to Nepal, and I found the people their to be so friendly. Wherever I was they were always helpful. My Everest Base Camp and Island Peak Climb was not only a success but a great adventure. Advanced Adventures had knowledgeable guides that answered all my questions. Learning the culture and […]