The best views come
from the hardest climbs

Gokyo to Everest Base Camp Trek

  • Duration

    19 Days

  • Max. Altitude

    5,555 m / 18225 ft

  • Starting & Final Locations

    Kathmandu, Nepal

  • Trip Route

    Kathmandu – Lukla – Namche Bazaar – Gokyo Ri – Cho La Pass – Lobuche – Everest Base Camp – Kala Patthar – Pheriche – Lukla – Kathmandu

  • Best Season

    February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November & December

  • Price per person

    From £1700 pp

Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Trek, Also known as Everest Circuit trek, is one of the most adventurous treks in the Everest Himalayas. It follows the route via high pass of Cho La at 5,330 m into the Base Camp of Mount Everest. A unique trek that goes through Lukla, Namche Bazaar and all the way to Gokyo, Cho La Pass, Kala Patthar and Everest Base Camp.

Leading you to the home of the legendary Sherpa people, based at the foothills of the highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest at 8,848 m, this trek follows the highly praised trekking route through the Dudh Koshi to its source, the Gokyo Lake which is to the west of the Everest Base Camp, giving you the benefit to summit Gokyo Peak (5,483 m) and offering a fantastic panoramic view of Cho Oyo, Everest and Makalu.

Enjoy the breathtaking views of Everest including several other similar peaks and explore the Buddhists monasteries located at the world’s highest elevation.

DAY 1 – ARRIVE IN KATHMANDU 1,400M

Transfer to hotel. 
Upon your arrival, our airport representative will meet you at Tribhuvan International Airport and take you to your hotel. They will answer any questions you may have. We will schedule a pre-trip meeting at our offices with your trekking guide and will inform you of the time. No meals included.

DAY 3 -FLY TO LUKLA FROM KATHMANDU OR DRIVE TO MANTHALI 2,804 M

For Manthali – Lukla flight: Wake up around 2:30 am, drive to Manthali by shared tourist vehicle for about 4 to 6 hours, and fly to Lukla (20 minutes); Applicable for the peak trekking month of March, April, May, October and November.

For Kathmandu – Lukla flight: Wake up around 5 to 6 am and drive to the domestic airport in Kathmandu for about 30 minutes and fly to Lukla (35 minutes). Applicable for the remaining months, except peak trekking months.

DAY 4 – TREK TO NAMCHE BAZAAR 3,441 M

Duration: 5.5 hours

Overnight at a Guesthouse.

DAY 6 – TREK TO PHORSTE THANGA 3,680 M

Duration: 5 hours

Overnight at a Guesthouse.

DAY 7 – TREK TO MACHHERMA 4,470 M

Duration: 5 hours

Overnight at a Guesthouse

DAY 8 – TREK TO GOKYO 4,790 M

Duration: 5.5 hours

Overnight at a guesthouse. 

DAY 9 – TREK TO GOKYO RI 5,483 M AND BACK TO GOKYO

Duration: 5 hours

Overnight at a guesthouse. 

DAY 10 – TREK TO THANGNA 4,500 M

Duration: 4 hours

Overnight at a guesthouse.

DAY 11 – CROSS CHO LA PASS 5,300 M AND TREK TO DZONGLA 4,710 M

Duration: 7 hours

Overnight at a guesthouse.

DAY 12 – TREK TO LOBUCHE 4,910 M

Duration: 4 hours

Overnight at a guesthouse. 

DAY 15 – TREK TO NAMCHE BAZAAR 3,441 M

Duration: 7 hours

Overnight at a guesthouse. 

DAY 16 – TREK TO LUKLA 2,804 M

Duration: 6 hours

Overnight at a guesthouse. 

DAY 17 – TREK TO LUKLA 2,804 M

Fly to Kathmandu (35 minutes) or Manthali (20 minutes) from Lukla (2,804 m) and same-day drive to Kathmandu (4 to 6 hours). Overnight at a Hotel.


Lukla to Manthli flight– 20 minutes and same day drive to Kathmandu by shared tourist vehicle for 4 to 6 hours (applicable for the peak trekking month of March, April, May, October and November)


Lukla to Kathmandu flight – 35 minutes and transfer to hotel by shared tourist vehicle which takes about 30 min (applicable for the remaining months, except peak trekking months).

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