Everest Circuit Trek

Everest Nepal

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Duration: 7 days
Group size: 1 - 999
Everest Circuit Trek
Everest Nepal


Duration: 7 days
Group size: 1 - 999

About this trip

 Everest circuit trek via Gokyo Ri Chola pass Trek is also known as Everest Circuit trek. It is one of the most adventurous treks in the Everest Himalayas.  It follows the route of Three High passes trek including Everest Base Camp, Kala Patthar, Cho La at 5,330 m. This is a unique trek that goes through Lukla and all the way to Gokyo, Cho La Pass, Kala Patthar, and Everest Base Camp. 

Itinerary

Day 1
ARRIVE KATHMANDU

 

DAY 01: ARRIVE KATHMANDU

Upon arrival meet and assist by Parikrama Treks representative. We will provide a short briefing about Everest Circuit Trek.

DAY 02: FLIGHT TO LUKLA, TREK PHAKDING

Altitude: 2,800m/9184ft (Lukla) & 2,652m/8,698ft (Phakding) Distance: 8km (3-4 hours)

Today we will have a short flight to Lukla. You will meet the whole crew waiting at Lukla airport for your arrival. Enjoy your free time in Phakding, a popular stopping point.

DAY 03: PHAKDING TO NAMCHE BAZAAR

Altitude: 3,440m/11,283ft Walking Distance: 10-12km (5-6 hours)

We’ll have breakfast in Phakding before gearing up for the trek to Namche Bazaar. , It’s a tough climb up the hill to our resting place.

DAY 04: NAMCHE BAZAAR: REST AND ACCLIMATIZATION DAY

Altitude: 3,440m/11,283ft

At this point, we take a well-deserved break! It is a shopping hub filled with trekking and mountaineering equipment.

DAY 05: NAMCHE BAZAAR TO TENGBOCHE

Altitude: 3,870m/12,684ft (Tengboche) Walking Distance: 10km (6 hours)

After Breakfast, we hike to enjoy breathtaking views of the Himalayas. We will see Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Kwangde today.

DAY 06: TENGBOCHE TO DINGBOCHE

Altitude: 4,400m/14,435ft (Dingboche) Walking Distance: 11km (6 hours)

Our trek today lets us follow the rhododendron forest to Deboche. We will also cross a bridge over the raging Imja Khol River.

DAY 07: DINGBOCHE: REST AND ACCLIMATIZATION DAY

Altitude: 4,400m/14,435ft (Dingboche)

This is your chance to rest up before the last leg of our adventure! You’ll need your rest for the penultimate day of ascent tomorrow.

DAY 08: DINGBOCHE TO LOBUCHE

Altitude: 4,900m/16,076ft (Lobuche) Walking Distance: 11-12 km (6-7 hours)

From here on forth, the trek will be more challenging, due to the higher altitude.

DAY 09: LOBUCHE TO GOREKSHEP AND EVEREST BASE CAMP, EBC TO GOREKSHEP

Altitude: 5180m/16,994ft (Gorekshep) & 5364m/17598 (EBC) Walking Distance: 15km (6-8 hours)

This is it! Today is the day we been waiting for. We will reach Gorakshep and move forward to explore Everest Base Camp.

DAY 10: GOREKSHEP TO KALAPATHAR TO DZONGLA

Altitude: Kalapathar 5545m/18192ft, Dzonga 4840m/15879ft Walking Distance: 12km and 6-7 hrs.

We wake up early morning and start our climb to Kalapathar. Today we will get the best view of the whole Everest and surrounding mountains. Afterward, we take our trail back to Gorekshep and to Dzongla.

DAY 11: DZONGLA TO CHO LA TO THAKNAK

Altitude: Cho La 5364m/17598ft, Thaknak 4358m/14298ft Walking Distance: 12km and 7-8 hrs

This could be the most challenging day of the trek as you go over the pass. It’s a tough climb to the top but the amazing views more than makeup for it.

DAY 12: THAKNAK TO GOKYO

Altitude: Gokyo 4750m/15584ft Walking Distance: 9 Km and 4-5 hrs

Today we continue down into the Gokyo Valley and cross the Ngozumpa glacier.

DAY 13: GOKYO – GOKYO RI TO MACHERMO

Altitude: Gokyo Ri (5,357m) Walking Distance: 7km (5 or 6 hours)

We will take an early morning hike up to the summit of Gokyo Ri at 5,357m. We will head back to the tea house and start our trek down the Gokyo Valley to Machermo.

DAY 14: MACHERMO TO NAMCHE

Altitude: 3,440m/11,283ft (Namche) Walking Distance: 15km (7 to 8 hours)

Today is a long hike but it’s a good trail and all downhill. The trek spends most of the day going down the Gokyo Valley with some good views of the peaks.

DAY 15: NAMCHE TO PHAKDING AND LUKLA

Altitude: 2,800m/9,184ft Walking Distance: 16km (6-7 hours)

After breakfast, we trek toward the Hillary Suspension Bridge and through local villages. 

DAY 16: LUKLA TO KATHMANDU

Altitude: 1350m/4428ft Flight time: 35 min

Today we will have a scenic flight back to Kathmandu valley.

DAY 17: DEPARTURE

An Everest Circuit Trek Journey Ends.


For  More details please visit our website: Parikrama Treks

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PARIKRAMA TREKS AND EXPEDITION
Parikrama Treks & Expeditions is a well-established company based in Kathmandu, Nepal. This company has been in operation since 1998 and rest is all history. During this period we have successfully organized thousands of tours, himalayan trekking, Peak climbing and mountain expeditions. Besides, Himalayan Motor bike tour has been our most demanded and popular selling tours. Our company does not believe in cutting corners to look ‘cheap and competitive’ and hence we have had number of repeating clients from the time of our establishment

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