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Everest Gokyo Trek via Basa

  • Everest Gokyo Trek via  Basa
  • Facts of the Trip
  •  Everest Gokyo via Basa Itinerary
  • Cost Info

Everest Gokyo Trek Via Basa is quite Adventurous trip, new founded itinerary for all those travelers who loves to explore and observe the village of the Sherpa, monasteries, culture, their traditional norms and values, life style of  inhabitants of the Everest region. This route offers us panoramic views of dozen of mountains but trekkers should needs walking experience as well as the physically fit. We start drive along to Basa through hilly region by exploring climate pattern of hilly and mountain region. We walk through Ratnagi pass (3000m) which helps to improve your acclimatization while heading towards the Everest region. 

We pass through Salleri a Sherpa village towards Serga and Ghumne Mera. We will cross the Mera before descending for the raging river of the Mauri Khola than reach in Basa. After Basa Camp, we will continue to follow the “Molk River” north through terraced hillsides and small villages to join the main Everest trail below Lukla. This trail moves through Lush valleys with plentiful flora and fauna, striking forest of blooming rhododendron during March and April, blue pine, amiable Sherpa villages and monasteries of popular Sherpa village of Namche Bazaar, Tengboche Buddhist monastery and Khunde Khumjung etc, world’s highest mountain; Mt. Everest, Gokyo lake which is the best view point of the spot, Glaciated lake of Nangzubgba, Gokyo –Ri, Cho-yu(8,516m), Lhotse(8,516m), Thamserku(6,506m), Ama Dablam(6,456m),Kantega , Makalu(8,463m)etc. 

Trip info:

  • Accommodations:

We give our first priority to our guest to serve them at superior level that is what making us today Himalayan Magic Treks. For the accommodation we have been providing star hotels in Katmandu and even normal guest house according to the guest demands and need. During the trek we provide standard Guest House with sound environment and hygienic food for the guest to make their trip happening and healthy. Being one of the paramount destination in the world Everest region collects lots of tourist in the world. so, there will always be better Lodge and facilities in Everest Base Camp Gokyo Trek via Basa.

  • Meals:

We get paradise of food especially in the cities areas especially in Katmandu valley. We have a lot of restaurants with different cuisine in city but during the trek we get to eat from Continental and Nepali menu especially choices like Pasta, Pizza, Mo. Mo, soup items, Potatoes items, Dal Bhat, Hot drinks Tea & Coffee etc.

  • Our Team:

Being homeland of Himalayas, it’s obvious to have challenging routes, High altitude problems, Weather and other conditions; any of those situations is big enough to ruin your trip. Leading around the steeply hills and rocky routes is not a job of common climbers and trekkers. Himalayan Magic Treks have been providing native leaders and staffs working in this field perfectly since long years to overcome tough challenges and make your trip a golden memory. They are trained and well certified by the Government of Nepal. All of our staffs have received emergency guidance in Himalaya’s and have knowledge of first Aid for our guest. We never compromise giving safety to our staffs, therefore we provide insurance and medical services during the trek and compensation when they need especially to Porters, Kitchen member and other.

  • Field Staffs:

we are  very much concern about the comfort of our guest and whenever it is about the staffs in the field. When we are on trek trekking through challenging route we need proper number of workers like Guide, Porter, Assistance guide, Camping members and other staffs. We provide 1 assistance guide with every 4 - 9 guests and 2 assistance guide with 10 guests. We do need strong and portable Porters to carry our weights, We provide 1 porters for 2 guest depending on guest stuffs and we allow only 25 kg for porters. We have professional and expert Guide, Leader and City guide in the field and can speak proper English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and other required. We can also manage any other staffs as per your demand.       

  • Equipment’s:

We believe equipment's does matter to make your trip easy and comfortable. Caring excessive quantity of equipment doesn’t make your adventure more interesting but the drawback. So, we request you to carry only selected and needed one and save your extra expenses for other need in trek though we have our potential porters. Warm Clothes, Down Jacket, Trouser, T-shirt, Hiking Boot, Sunglasses, Sun cream, Knife, Walking Steak, day back pack, Head Light, Sleeping Bag etc. These are the equipment's which you most carry during the trek.

  • Clothing

Liner socks, Trekking shirts short sleeve, Thermal underwear, fleece sweaters lightweight, one heavier Easy drying long sleeved base layer shirts, woolen blends trekking socks, pair trekking pants with zip off bottoms

  • Outer layers

Down vest, wind/rain proof over layer - jacket and pants, peak hat, headband, Warm winter hat, lightweight thermal layer hat, pair gloves, down jacket, Pair trekking boots, pair down booties (buy these at Namche Bazar and they saves your feet.)  Great for keeping feet warm in room and while sleeping and for in the lodge. Pair flip flops (for late night bathroom runs).

  • Safety & Security:

Security is our primary concern! From your beginning day (we will be there to pick you up with our staffs and identity) to departure date (airport drop services) we are always there to help you. We have proper remedial services during the trek with professional staffs; first aid kit, oxygen bag and Helicopter service for emergency rescue whenever trekkers get physical Loss or altitude sickness. We have focused more on acclimatization days to get rid of altitude sickness too.

  • Best Season to Trek in Nepal:

  • Autumn (September - November) and Spring (March - May) is the best trekking season for the trekking and mountaineering in Nepal.  Weather is mostly clear and temperature is moderate which offers beautiful views without any obstruction. Spring collects beautiful flowers, plants and rare animals Walking is also very much suitable during this season. 
  • Summer (June - August) and Winter (December - February). Though Summer collects heavy monsoon rainfall it is very much clear to trek around Upper Mustang, Upper Dolpo, Rara Lake and Nar- Phu valley since they are rain shadow areas.Tibet is much more favorable for Tibet trek. Everest,  Langtang and Annapurna are always comfortable to trek even in winter season.
  • Experience & Fitness:

Trekking in Nepal for Everest Gokyo Trek via Basa does not require past experience, though we have challenging route in Everest compared to Annapurna our itinerary suggests to walk comfortable distances. Trekking in Himalayas always takes us to challenging altitudes and rocky routes, demands proper rest time and acclimatization to sustain their strength. We always have both listed properly in our itinerary. However certain training like Running, Skipping and other workout will definitely help you in roots.  

  • Acclimatization:

Altitude sickness is a significant risk when trekking on any trails above about 2500 m. However good health, proper care and drinking plenty of water will definitely help you to prevent from altitude sickness. Every trekkers needs to be familiar with the heights so, for this we have life saving acclimatization days during the trek, peak climbing and expedition. We also provide certain medical support for your relief and emergency rescue through helicopter whenever guest require.

  • Eco Friendly: 

We only leave foot prints! Himalayan Magic Treks is very much concern agency on environment pollution and Global Warming. We are always serious and genuine towards our garbage during the trek especially in Camping type. We collect all the rubbish and deposit it to proper place to protect our environment. We also partake in every program conducted in KEEP Kathmandu Environmental Education Project. We also suggest all travelers to protect our environment and Stop Global Warming.  

  • Helping Hand

Profit oriented is not only our priority! we have been helping some of ours very villagers from different corners of Nepal to sustain their social life and help them with education and required materials. We are always looking forward for interested candidates in this field to give helping hand to support and inspire them for their better beginning and good future. If you are interested please contact us:

  • Note:

We have tailor-made program for Everest Gokyo Trek via Basa. Days in the itinerary are always flexible, can be increased & decreased depending on your holiday and time schedule. Trekking in Everest around the Himalayan region goes through unexpected complication like natural and health challenges resulting chances in the itinerary for your security during the trek by our professional guides and leader to take you to final point safe and sound so, please cooperate with your guide for you protection. Flights in the Everest region are very dedicated even in the best season due to bad weather so we request our travelers to carry luggage for extra days in Katmandu or in Lukla.

Trekking Name: Everest Base Camp Gokyo Trek
Hotels in Kathmandu: Budget Hotel, start to 5 stars Hotel as per Guest’s request 
Accommodation:  Mountains Lodges (Guest House)
Transportation: Land transportation (Car, Van, Local bus, Tourist Bus)
Domestic flights: Kathmandu / Lukla / Kathmandu
Attractions: You will have an Amazing view of Mt. Everest Himalayan range such as Lotse,Nuptse , Ama-dablam, Thamserku, Khangtega, Kongde Peak , Khumbu Ice falls , Khumbu Glacier , Everest Base Camp , Kalapathar view point and also several  beautiful villages, waterfalls, Dukh Kosi (River) nature & culture
Location: Sagarmatha National Park (Khumbu Valley)
Grade: Classic & Moderate
Best Season: Feb, March, April, May and Sept, Oct, Nov & Dec
Walking hours: per day 5 to 7 hours
Permits: National Park Fees 3390 per person
TIMS Fees: US $ 20 per person
Point of entry into the National Park: Jorsalle
Point of Exit into the National Park: Jorsalle
Group size:  2 to 14 members or (we can organize solo travelers private group & Family group as well)
Guides: Himalayan Magic Treks Provides local guide for each region to have well explanation to the culture & their life style
Minimum Altitude: Lukla (2810 m)
Maximum Altitude: (Everest Base Camp 5364 m), (Kalapathar 5550 m) , (Chola pass 5,360m) (Gokyo-Ri 5,357m)
Duration: Total 23 Days
Day 01
Arrive in Kathmandu, welcome program by Himalayan Magic Treks members and direct transfer to hotel on Bed & Breakfast  plan.
Day 02
Drive from Kathmandu  to Salleri overnight at Lodge (B,L,D)
Day 03
Trek to Basa 5-6 hrs overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 04
Rest day in Basa (B,L,D)
Day 05
Basa  to Kharikhola 2,040m. We walk 6/ 7 hours overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 06
 Kharikhola to Paiya 2,730m Via Kare-la Pass 3145m trek down till Paiya overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 07
Paiya to Ghat 2,592m. We walk 7 hours overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 08
Ghat to Namche 3,440m. We will walk 6 hours to get there overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 09
Acclimatization at Namche 3,440m. The day we hike to Thame 3,610m. Monastery. which is famous monastery in Thame, than back to Namche. We are walk 6/7 hours overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 10
Namche to Tangboche 3,860m. We will be walking 5/6 hours to get there overnight at  Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 11
Tangboche to Dingboche 4,410m. We walk 5 hours overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 12
Dingboche to Lobuche 4,910m. We walk 5 hours to get there overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 13
Lobuche to Goraksep 5,140m 5 hrs overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 14
Early in morning we climb to Kalapattar 5,545m. We can see incredible view of Everest, Lothse, Nuptse, Everest base camp, mt Pomari,Khumbutse, Khumbu Glacier many mountains etc. Walk down to Goraksep and we have Himalayan Lunch There. Than trek continue to Loboche overnight at  Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 15
Loboche to Dzong-la 4,830m. 4/5 hour overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 16
Dzongla via Chola pass 5,360m. Dragnag 4700 m. It takes 6/7 hours. This day is quite challenging day of the trek on whole trip overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 17
Drangnag to Gokyo 4,790 m it takes 4 /5 hours walk overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 18
Gokyo to Machhermo 4,470m overnight at Lodge. The early in morning we will climb to Gokyo-ri 5,357m. This is incredible view of Everest, Makalu, Cholatse, Cho-you Fifth Lake, Ngozumba Glacier etc then trek down to Machhermo 6/7 hours. (B,L,D)
Day 19
 Machhermo to Dole 4,110m. 4 hours overnight at Lodge (B,L,D)
Day 20
Dole to Namche 3,440m 5/6 hours overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 21
Namche to Lukla 2,827m overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 22
Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu overnight at Hotel evening together diner in typical Nepali culture.
Day 23
Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.

The Trip cost will vary depending on the Group Size duration of days and Services required please contact us via our email with your Details to obtain a Quote.

Cost includes:

  • Airport Pick up & drops
  • flight fare Kathmandu / Lukla / Kathmandu including guide
  • Airport Taxes
  • All Transportation
  • 3 meals per day during the trek (Breakfast Lunch Dinner) including cup of Tea or coffee each meals time
  • Accommodation on Guest House (Lodge ) during the Trekking
  • 2 Nights star Hotel in Kathmandu on bed & breakfast plan
  • An English Speaking Guide
  • Necessary Porter 1: 2 ( one porter for two Guest)
  • All Government local Taxes
  •  Sagarmatha National park Fees
  • ( TIMS) Trekkers Information Management System
  • General equipment for Porter during the Adventure trip
  • First Aid kit
  • Guide and porter salary
  •  Guide & Porter insurance during the trekking
  • Duffle Bags to protect your Luggage (Refundable)
  • Tour Certificate
  • Company T-shirt as a gift
  • Farewell Dinner with Typical Nepali Restaurant
  • And extra services according to the guest per Demand '' Please feel free to inform us''

Cost excludes:

  • Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses such as Alcoholic Beverage drinks,phone and Laundry.
  • Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance.Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Theft or Damage and personal effects.
  • Tips