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Everest Gokyo Lake Trek
Kathmandu- Central Region- Nepal
( 228 )
15 Days
8 Persons
English
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Brief

Offers you magnificent views of great mountains, Ngozumpa Glacier, Cho La pass, Gokyo RI and Kala Patthar along with Everest Base Camp. Simlilarly,the high lush valleys of the Khumbu with occurrence to travel roughly rural civilization, colorful monasteries and to instance the unbelievable kindness of the Sherpa society, prayer flags, the Namche Bazzar & the Sagarmatha National Park. The Sensational views of array of high snow capped mountains, dramatic landscapes, verdant high valleys, Buddhist culture, warm-friendly hospitality of high landlers, pristine lakes, breathtaking view points, in the heart of world's heritage 'Sagarmatha National Park' are the key features of Gokyo lake Trek that will be your once in a life experience. Grated as fairly strenuous trek suitable only for physically fit and experienced hikers who love the challenge and want to collect memorable experience in the field of trek. This trek offers panoramic views of Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Amadablam, Thamaseku, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, Gokyo Peak and myriad other giant peaks of the Khumbu region. Offers you most dramatic views which are incredible adventure of this trek.

Tour Detail

Day 1: Greetings at Kathmandu Airport
We will meet you at airport and transfer to your hotel. As you freshen up after your long journey, you will be asked to visit our office for a briefing about your program. You will have meeting with your trekking guide and discuss about the equipment needed for the trekking and we will process for the trekking permits. If you arrive at night we will have same discussion in next day morning after your breakfast.

Day 2: A full day recreational tour of Kathmandu, the capital valley
The very next morning, after breakfast you will be taken for a full day sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. You will visit center of pilgrimage Pashupatinath Temple and Swyambhunath, very ancient and enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage sites. The biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhnath and the fine arts and historical architecture of Kathmandu Durbar Square takes you to the ancient Nepalese culture. On journey back to hotel, you can explore the local areas, gullies and lifestyle.

Day 3: Flight from KTM to Lukla and trekking to Phakding (2652m) walking hours: 2-3 hours
Early morning we flight from Kathmandu to Lukla via mountain flight of about 40 minutes scenic flight. With clear weather we get fantastic views of the mountains, including Everest as we enter deep gorge of the Dudh Kosi valley. You begin your trek from Lukla following a gentle climb up the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi River. Along the way you will have a view of Mt Nupla (5885m), Kusum Kangaru (6367m) and the Mount Kwongde Range. We then take an easy walk for about two hours to Phakding village for the overnight stop and rest of the time stroll around the village for local knowledge.

Day 4: Phakding trekking to Namche Bazzar (3440m) walking hours: 4-5 hours
From Phakding the trail follows the Dudh Koshi valley north, meandering through the pines, crossing it twice by small suspension bridges before reaching the village of Monjo the entrance gate of the Sagarmatha National Park. Beginning with a slight climb to Jhorsalle, the trail passes waterfalls and other culturally and naturally occurring items of interest. Villages are interspersed with magnificent forests of Rhododendron, Magnolia and fir. Along the way to you will be rewarded with your first glimpse of Kusum Kangru (6369m) Thamserku (6608m), Everest (8848m) and Nuptse (7879 m). A steep climb up to the beautiful village of Namche bazaar (3440m) will afford you further spectacular views and a comfortable place to spend the second night of the trek.

Day 5: Acclimatization day in Namche
Set in a natural amphitheatre looking across to the jagged ridge of Kongdi Ri(6187m), Namche Bazzar is one of the most attractive settlements in the khumbu region. It is an ideal place to spend a rest day for acclimatization at a high altitude before heading off. We will have a full day rest so that we won't face any problem ahead. Today we make a short acclimatization trek up to Khumjung, a delightful Sherpa village above Namche. You have full day leisure for wonderful panoramic view or stroll around the market You can also enjoy the splendid views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawche, and Kwangde and so on.

Day 6: Namchebazaar to Phortse Thanga (3500m) walking hours: 5-6 hours
Our trek follows on the gradual trail continues overlooking magnificent view of the great Himalaya. Along the way we can enjoy wild lives like pheasant, musk deer, or a herd of Himalayan Thar. The trail goes gradually down up to Khumjung. The trail descends slightly towards the Sanasa and then ascends up to Mongla (4000m) from where glimpses of Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Tawoche and Mt. Khumbila are awesome. Sherpa regard Mt. Khumbila (5761m) as sacred mountain of the patron god of the Khumbu area. Descending to Dudhkosi Khola (3250 m), we cross a bridge and again trek up passing the rhododendron forest, a host for Himalayan wild deer and musk deer. We arrive at Phorse Thanga which is just under the snow dusted peaks of Tawoche and Cholaste. It can be best place for our camping.

Day 7: Phortse Thanga to Machermo (4410m) walking hours: 5-6 hours 
The trail climbs steeply to Dole, through rhododendron and birch forest festooned with hanging mosses and lichens. On our way wild lives like pheasants, mountain goats and the mysterious musk deer are amazing. Offering us good views of Cho Oyu, Kantega, and Thamserku, the trail takes us through many summer settlements and a charming hamlet of Luza (4360 m). We will work across a rocky terrain scattered with a few dwarf rhododendrons also where small and thorny bushes give way to scrub juniper as the altitude increases. The Dudh Koshi valley feels deep like a canyon with its sheer sides. Walking along the hill side above thundering Dudkoshi passing through some small hamlets and through sandy spurs, we reach Machhermo. The beautiful stream flowing down from the Kyajo RI and Phari Lapche mountains runs through the middle of village before draining into the Dudh Koshi. Most probably we will be here by our lunch.

Day 8: Machermo to Gokyo (4750mwalking hours: 4 hours 
Today, we climb through a ridge Chorten from where we can see remarkable view of both down the valley and of the Mt. Kangtega, Thamserku, and northern part to the Cho-Oyu (8153m). Beyond the ridge the valley widens as the trail passes through a Chorten and reaches Pangka (4480 m) after some gentle walk. After crossing an iron bridge over an stream the trial levels out as it follows the valley past the first lake, known as Longpongo at 4690m, where we get chance to observe the Lama footprints on a stone.The second lake, Taboche Tsho mesmerizes us by the shimmering turquoise blue sheet of water sparkling in the sun. Little we reach the third lake, called Dudh Pokhari, linked by a surging stream to the previous one. Gokyo village stands by the third lake and Cho-Oyu Mountain. Above the lake provides panoramic views of Cho Oyu, Gyachung Kang, Lhotse, Makalu, cholatse and Tawache. Stay over night in a tea house lodge.

Day 9: Gokyo Lake  explore and trekking down to Dole (4090mwalking hours: 5-6 hours
Spend a day in Gokyo strolling around the lakes and hiking up to some of the mountain viewpoints nearby. Start your trek in morning and get to steep climb of about 30min to reach the top with its traditional prayer flags. View the Ngozumpa glacier, the biggest glacier of Nepal. Definitely we would not miss the chance to observe the fourth lake (Thonak Tsho) and fifth lake (Ngozuma Tsho). From where you will have a magnificent view of highest peaks, from the west to east are Cho you (8,153m), Gyachung Kang (7,922m), Everest ( 8848m), Lhotse (8,501m) and further way Makalu.

At afternoon trek down to Dole. It is possible to climb a ridge behind Dole for an even greater view of the valley.

Day 10: Dole trekking down  to Namche Bazaar (3440m) walking hours: 6-7 hours
The trail first descends steeply out of the valley through beautiful rhododendron forests. We arrive in Phortse Thanga and crossing the river over a suspension bridge. We ascend up a sandy slope to the Dudh Kosi River. The route ascends to the valley of Dudh Koshi and down to Khumjung. Finally we reach the Namche valley

Day 11: Namche Bazaar trekking back to Phakding (2652m) walking hours: 4-5 hours
The descent from Namche to the Dudh koshi can be the hardest stage of the entire trek. The trail descends over the ridge past rocky cliffs and scattered pines to the tiny village of Tokthok. Although the path is all downhill, the unrelenting slope places massive impact on the knees. Once you cross the high suspension bridge, the path runs mostly level. We will work though rhododendron and pine forests with the view of distance snow covered peak before arriving Phakding. Phakding is a crowed place but better for your overnight settlement

Day 12: Phakding trekking back to Lukla (2,850) walking hours: 2-3 hours
It will be just a 3 hr easy and gentle trail back to Lukla.Thetrail drops steeply and runs level through out the day.Enjoying the lush green scenery around and passing through the incredible mountain scenery and local Sherpa village arrival in Lukla. You'll have time to stroll around the local areas. In the evening you can enjoy a typical Nepalese dinner and cultural show.

Day 13: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
Saying final goodbye to our porters, we will have a flight back to ktm  and transfer to your hotel, you can have a nice room wiht good hot shower  and take your time relaxing.

Day 14:Rest and Spare Day in Kathmandu
(Today is for spared day  in case of bad weather in Lukla which makes the Lukla flight delayed and cancel.) At the evening you can have your last night in Nepal enjoying the Nepali cultural dinner show exchanging greetings among friends and with all Nepalese people. You can buy some souvenirs.

Day 15: Farewell Departure 
Today is free or last minute you have few hour special shopping for your relatives. If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing. We will drop you to the International airportto catch your flight back to your home and wish for your Safe journey.

Price Detail
Cancellation Policy

You will get

100% refund if cancel 7 days before tour starts.

80% refund if cancel within 6 days before tour starts.

50% refund if cancel within 5 days before tour starts.

NO refund if cancel within 3 days before tour starts.

You will be refunded for all costs EXCEPT Processing Fees.

Guests can get full refunds at any time of cancellation prior to the actual date of the tour if that cancellation is due to a Force Major reason. Force Major reasons include but are not limited to war, civil insurrection, strikes, volcanoes, extreme weather, earthquake, and natural disasters.

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Reviews

Ross W

2019-06-02 21:42:37

"A Tour company that made everything so easy" We were supposed to do the ABC trek but we found out my wife was pregnant after booking. We still wanted to go to Nepal and found that the general advice is don't go above 3000m. So I contacted Pura...

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HarrietB203

2019-05-15 11:28:18

"Annapurna Base Camp Trek and Kathmandu in a day tour" We had a fantastic experience with Above the Himalayas. Recommended by a friend I contacted Puru to discuss options for a trek we were planning and he took care of everything from airport transfers...

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docmarius

2019-05-07 12:21:01

"Excellent Service" Puru (Boss of this company) provides an excellent service. We booked a trekking tour to Helambu and we had the best guide ever (Sitaram). Thank you for everything!

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Ipigg99

2019-03-28 23:37:15

"EBC Trek (16 days) - what an experience!" Just returned from a fantastic trek to EBC with Above the Himalaya Trekking; a fantastic company and an amazing experience! Puru was great from start to finish, sorting out everything with minimal...

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davidmeredith1987

2019-01-16 09:48:42

"Mera Peak Climb 6476m" This was my second time to head to the Himalaya and also the second time for me to use Above The Himalaya. As my first experience was fabulous and I thought it couldn’t get any better, well I was...

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Trek816610

2019-01-02 21:57:10

"Annapurna base camp trek- Highly recommend!" We just returned from Nepal where we did the ABC 7 day trek. Puru organized everything for us including airport pickup, hotels, rides, accommodation/food during the trek and it was all perfect. We...

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fblangham

2018-12-17 07:21:29

"Above the Himalaya Mardi Himal Base camp trek 12 days" We just returned 11/30/18 from Nepal. It was trip designed by “Above the Himalaya” Puru, the manager and his team from the start were professional and friendly. Since we were complete “newbies” to...

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ricardofigueiro

2018-12-16 04:39:33

"EBC" We did the hike to the base camp and it was all perfect. The organization of the company the location of the hotel, the schedule of the rise. Our guide Suresh was great, super responsible and...

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rptripp

2018-11-06 08:10:08

"Once again, Puru did an excellent job of arranging my transportation and lodging." This is my third trip to Nepal. Each visit I relied on Puru and the staff at Above the Himalaya to make all of my travel and lodging arrangements. Even though I decided to make some last minute...

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JordanC1136

2018-11-03 22:53:36

"Everest Base Camp trek" Great trekking experience, it was my first trek/hike I'd ever been on. The main tour guide ramhari was exceptional, the assistant guides were brilliant (amoud and romesh, spelling incorrect probably...

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13jenelleh

2018-10-08 19:43:06

"Amazing " Took this tour with a mix of family and friends and ended up part of a larger group of 23 trekkers mainly from Australia. The management, organization and duty of care from Ace the Himalaya was...

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LightPacker820984

2018-10-05 01:59:38

"Very nice place" This tour was extremely superb I hadn't enjoyed tons in my life, however, this amazing tour was solely consummated with the assistance of Himalaya Trekking services

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sumitprasad920

2018-10-05 01:33:11

"Heaven on earth" That place with covered by ice it looks like a heaven on earth. I have never seen anything like that before in my entire life . Next I’ll come along with my family members.

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Roam89885

2018-07-11 07:22:43

"Unbelievable in more ways than one" First I must apologize for the fact that this review is actually for May 2017. There is absolutely no excuse that justifies the late response. There is no truer measure of a man or an organization...

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MisterPhillips

2018-07-10 00:49:07

"100% legit. Recommended" Simple and efficient company. Boss puru was honest and great at organizing. Spontaneous changes due to weather was great. Guide and porter assigned were kind and super friendly. Kedar was our guide...

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galeverzano

2018-07-07 19:18:45

"Stress-free Nepal Tour, amazing service! Highly recommended!" For our Nepal vacation, I researched for a one-stop travel agency that can provide all our needs and I'm so happy that I stumbled upon Above the Himalaya. The owner, Puru, was very hands-on in...

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dylankleisslerr

2018-06-08 11:46:50

"7 day Sherpa village trek" Excellent company in every way. The owner is very passionate and goes above and beyond ensuring all your needs are met and that you have a great experience. communication with the owner was prompt...

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breslinal

2018-06-03 13:57:33

"Himalaya teek" Second time with this perfectly well organised company. Excellent guides, thank you Kedar and Suresh last time, super organisation from Puru. Reliable and always quick to respond in any circumstance.

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jlfoster2018

2018-06-02 21:46:45

"Everest Base Camp Trek" My boyfriend and I completed the Everest Base Camp trek with Above the Himalayas in April 2018. We had an amazing 12 day trek with our guide Pasang Sherpa and porter Tsering Sherpa. I couldn’t...

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kavita r

2018-05-02 22:34:52

"Trek to Annapoorna base camp" Our trek to ABC was very memorable. Puru and his team did an excellent job. Puru took care of last minute flight cancellations due to bad weather and arranged for our stay/cab and is very responsive...

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Anita T

2018-04-24 11:14:28

"Trek to Nagarkot" Puru & his team made a my trek a very memorable & fun experience . He was so flexible with my last minute changes.Though it was my first time & I was alone his team made me feel comfortable and safe...

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JoviKoh

2018-04-23 06:52:21

"Excellent Trek to Langtang Valley" Had the most wonderful trekking experience, fully organised by Above the Himalaya Trekking. Puru was extremely professional, knowledgable and prompt in replying any and all questions which I had...

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Håvard J. H

2018-03-08 18:01:27

"Excellent trek up Annapurna" Best trek we ever did, and with professional, good company. Have to give high praise to the guide Suresh and the young porter Dinesh. We were able to adapt the itinerary to our needs and speed as we...

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GolFHit T

2018-03-04 23:32:33

"Best Experience Ever in Nepal" We are Thai who want to explore Nepal in deep with limited time. We had 10 days and 9 nights for travelling. Then we created our own itinerary and sent to several local tour companies. Finally we...

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Stuart R

2018-02-03 00:06:03

"Trekking to Everest Base Camp and Tibet Overland Tour" Above the Himalaya Trekking is a local Nepalese company owns by Puru. This is the third time I have travelled with Puru and once again the level of service and care he took when organising our 5 week...

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MiniBowe

2018-02-01 12:28:52

"EBC Trek" Puru was very helpful in organising the trek through email.Trek was a brilliant experience! All managed smoothly by or guide and sherpa. They kindly posted our certificates and tshirts to us after we...

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jengchia

2018-01-08 14:18:06

"Gosainkunda lake trekking " Just came back from Gosainkunda lake trip, it was so amazing, great view and not any tourist along the trail, hardly meet 2,3 other people in whole trip. the trail was totally ok only little...

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Dakota B

2017-11-22 16:40:44

"Amazing experience" Our guide, Basu, really went above and beyond to make my dad and I had a great experience. We were attempting EBC but unfortunately I got altitude sickness and had to descend, but Basu made a new...

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nzmountainlove

2017-11-22 15:47:11

"customised trek organised from overseas" I found this company on the internet and booked our custom trip from overseas. I found Puru to be very communicative and helpful. He arranged a really good guide with a good knowledge of English and...

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Terry B

2017-11-20 17:51:20

"Fantastic attention to detail made for an awesome trip!" When I began searching for companies with whom to trek in Nepal, I originally looked locally here in Australia. As I gained a better understanding of the treks I wanted, I started to look more at...

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vudas2000

2017-11-18 02:22:00

"Everest Base Camp Trek" It was another great trip with the Above the Himalaya Trekking. In 2016 we had already done the Annapurna base camp trek with this company and in 2017 we decided to visit the Everest base camp...

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Stuart C

2017-11-09 00:26:44

"Best experience!" From the moment we met Puru we knew we'd be in good hands! We went in to him with certain criteria and he didn't try to sell us any more than what we asked for. It was the festival for them and yet...

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Yogesh R

2017-11-06 02:12:35

""Trekker's Paradise"" Wow ! U have to visit to believe it! @awesome destinations# Ktm is a land to be cherished and places there will make u simply melt. "Himalaya Trekking" is the ultimate guide for your long awaited...

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Everest Gokyo Lake Trek
Kathmandu, Central Region, Nepal
( 228 )
15 Days
8 Persons
English
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Brief

Offers you magnificent views of great mountains, Ngozumpa Glacier, Cho La pass, Gokyo RI and Kala Patthar along with Everest Base Camp. Simlilarly,the high lush valleys of the Khumbu with occurrence to travel roughly rural civilization, colorful monasteries and to instance the unbelievable kindness of the Sherpa society, prayer flags, the Namche Bazzar & the Sagarmatha National Park. The Sensational views of array of high snow capped mountains, dramatic landscapes, verdant high valleys, Buddhist culture, warm-friendly hospitality of high landlers, pristine lakes, breathtaking view points, in the heart of world's heritage 'Sagarmatha National Park' are the key features of Gokyo lake Trek that will be your once in a life experience. Grated as fairly strenuous trek suitable only for physically fit and experienced hikers who love the challenge and want to collect memorable experience in the field of trek. This trek offers panoramic views of Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Amadablam, Thamaseku, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, Gokyo Peak and myriad other giant peaks of the Khumbu region. Offers you most dramatic views which are incredible adventure of this trek.

Tour Detail

Day 1: Greetings at Kathmandu Airport
We will meet you at airport and transfer to your hotel. As you freshen up after your long journey, you will be asked to visit our office for a briefing about your program. You will have meeting with your trekking guide and discuss about the equipment needed for the trekking and we will process for the trekking permits. If you arrive at night we will have same discussion in next day morning after your breakfast.

Day 2: A full day recreational tour of Kathmandu, the capital valley
The very next morning, after breakfast you will be taken for a full day sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. You will visit center of pilgrimage Pashupatinath Temple and Swyambhunath, very ancient and enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage sites. The biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhnath and the fine arts and historical architecture of Kathmandu Durbar Square takes you to the ancient Nepalese culture. On journey back to hotel, you can explore the local areas, gullies and lifestyle.

Day 3: Flight from KTM to Lukla and trekking to Phakding (2652m) walking hours: 2-3 hours
Early morning we flight from Kathmandu to Lukla via mountain flight of about 40 minutes scenic flight. With clear weather we get fantastic views of the mountains, including Everest as we enter deep gorge of the Dudh Kosi valley. You begin your trek from Lukla following a gentle climb up the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi River. Along the way you will have a view of Mt Nupla (5885m), Kusum Kangaru (6367m) and the Mount Kwongde Range. We then take an easy walk for about two hours to Phakding village for the overnight stop and rest of the time stroll around the village for local knowledge.

Day 4: Phakding trekking to Namche Bazzar (3440m) walking hours: 4-5 hours
From Phakding the trail follows the Dudh Koshi valley north, meandering through the pines, crossing it twice by small suspension bridges before reaching the village of Monjo the entrance gate of the Sagarmatha National Park. Beginning with a slight climb to Jhorsalle, the trail passes waterfalls and other culturally and naturally occurring items of interest. Villages are interspersed with magnificent forests of Rhododendron, Magnolia and fir. Along the way to you will be rewarded with your first glimpse of Kusum Kangru (6369m) Thamserku (6608m), Everest (8848m) and Nuptse (7879 m). A steep climb up to the beautiful village of Namche bazaar (3440m) will afford you further spectacular views and a comfortable place to spend the second night of the trek.

Day 5: Acclimatization day in Namche
Set in a natural amphitheatre looking across to the jagged ridge of Kongdi Ri(6187m), Namche Bazzar is one of the most attractive settlements in the khumbu region. It is an ideal place to spend a rest day for acclimatization at a high altitude before heading off. We will have a full day rest so that we won't face any problem ahead. Today we make a short acclimatization trek up to Khumjung, a delightful Sherpa village above Namche. You have full day leisure for wonderful panoramic view or stroll around the market You can also enjoy the splendid views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawche, and Kwangde and so on.

Day 6: Namchebazaar to Phortse Thanga (3500m) walking hours: 5-6 hours
Our trek follows on the gradual trail continues overlooking magnificent view of the great Himalaya. Along the way we can enjoy wild lives like pheasant, musk deer, or a herd of Himalayan Thar. The trail goes gradually down up to Khumjung. The trail descends slightly towards the Sanasa and then ascends up to Mongla (4000m) from where glimpses of Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Tawoche and Mt. Khumbila are awesome. Sherpa regard Mt. Khumbila (5761m) as sacred mountain of the patron god of the Khumbu area. Descending to Dudhkosi Khola (3250 m), we cross a bridge and again trek up passing the rhododendron forest, a host for Himalayan wild deer and musk deer. We arrive at Phorse Thanga which is just under the snow dusted peaks of Tawoche and Cholaste. It can be best place for our camping.

Day 7: Phortse Thanga to Machermo (4410m) walking hours: 5-6 hours 
The trail climbs steeply to Dole, through rhododendron and birch forest festooned with hanging mosses and lichens. On our way wild lives like pheasants, mountain goats and the mysterious musk deer are amazing. Offering us good views of Cho Oyu, Kantega, and Thamserku, the trail takes us through many summer settlements and a charming hamlet of Luza (4360 m). We will work across a rocky terrain scattered with a few dwarf rhododendrons also where small and thorny bushes give way to scrub juniper as the altitude increases. The Dudh Koshi valley feels deep like a canyon with its sheer sides. Walking along the hill side above thundering Dudkoshi passing through some small hamlets and through sandy spurs, we reach Machhermo. The beautiful stream flowing down from the Kyajo RI and Phari Lapche mountains runs through the middle of village before draining into the Dudh Koshi. Most probably we will be here by our lunch.

Day 8: Machermo to Gokyo (4750mwalking hours: 4 hours 
Today, we climb through a ridge Chorten from where we can see remarkable view of both down the valley and of the Mt. Kangtega, Thamserku, and northern part to the Cho-Oyu (8153m). Beyond the ridge the valley widens as the trail passes through a Chorten and reaches Pangka (4480 m) after some gentle walk. After crossing an iron bridge over an stream the trial levels out as it follows the valley past the first lake, known as Longpongo at 4690m, where we get chance to observe the Lama footprints on a stone.The second lake, Taboche Tsho mesmerizes us by the shimmering turquoise blue sheet of water sparkling in the sun. Little we reach the third lake, called Dudh Pokhari, linked by a surging stream to the previous one. Gokyo village stands by the third lake and Cho-Oyu Mountain. Above the lake provides panoramic views of Cho Oyu, Gyachung Kang, Lhotse, Makalu, cholatse and Tawache. Stay over night in a tea house lodge.

Day 9: Gokyo Lake  explore and trekking down to Dole (4090mwalking hours: 5-6 hours
Spend a day in Gokyo strolling around the lakes and hiking up to some of the mountain viewpoints nearby. Start your trek in morning and get to steep climb of about 30min to reach the top with its traditional prayer flags. View the Ngozumpa glacier, the biggest glacier of Nepal. Definitely we would not miss the chance to observe the fourth lake (Thonak Tsho) and fifth lake (Ngozuma Tsho). From where you will have a magnificent view of highest peaks, from the west to east are Cho you (8,153m), Gyachung Kang (7,922m), Everest ( 8848m), Lhotse (8,501m) and further way Makalu.

At afternoon trek down to Dole. It is possible to climb a ridge behind Dole for an even greater view of the valley.

Day 10: Dole trekking down  to Namche Bazaar (3440m) walking hours: 6-7 hours
The trail first descends steeply out of the valley through beautiful rhododendron forests. We arrive in Phortse Thanga and crossing the river over a suspension bridge. We ascend up a sandy slope to the Dudh Kosi River. The route ascends to the valley of Dudh Koshi and down to Khumjung. Finally we reach the Namche valley

Day 11: Namche Bazaar trekking back to Phakding (2652m) walking hours: 4-5 hours
The descent from Namche to the Dudh koshi can be the hardest stage of the entire trek. The trail descends over the ridge past rocky cliffs and scattered pines to the tiny village of Tokthok. Although the path is all downhill, the unrelenting slope places massive impact on the knees. Once you cross the high suspension bridge, the path runs mostly level. We will work though rhododendron and pine forests with the view of distance snow covered peak before arriving Phakding. Phakding is a crowed place but better for your overnight settlement

Day 12: Phakding trekking back to Lukla (2,850) walking hours: 2-3 hours
It will be just a 3 hr easy and gentle trail back to Lukla.Thetrail drops steeply and runs level through out the day.Enjoying the lush green scenery around and passing through the incredible mountain scenery and local Sherpa village arrival in Lukla. You'll have time to stroll around the local areas. In the evening you can enjoy a typical Nepalese dinner and cultural show.

Day 13: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
Saying final goodbye to our porters, we will have a flight back to ktm  and transfer to your hotel, you can have a nice room wiht good hot shower  and take your time relaxing.

Day 14:Rest and Spare Day in Kathmandu
(Today is for spared day  in case of bad weather in Lukla which makes the Lukla flight delayed and cancel.) At the evening you can have your last night in Nepal enjoying the Nepali cultural dinner show exchanging greetings among friends and with all Nepalese people. You can buy some souvenirs.

Day 15: Farewell Departure 
Today is free or last minute you have few hour special shopping for your relatives. If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing. We will drop you to the International airportto catch your flight back to your home and wish for your Safe journey.

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Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancel 7 days before tour starts.

80% refund if cancel within 6 days before tour starts.

50% refund if cancel within 5 days before tour starts.

NO refund if cancel within 3 days before tour starts.

You will be refunded for all costs EXCEPT Processing Fees.

Guests can get full refunds at any time of cancellation prior to the actual date of the tour if that cancellation is due to a Force Major reason. Force Major reasons include but are not limited to war, civil insurrection, strikes, volcanoes, extreme weather, earthquake, and natural disasters.

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Reviews

Ross W

2019-06-02 21:42:37

"A Tour company that made everything so easy" We were supposed to do the ABC trek but we found out my wife was pregnant after booking. We still wanted to go to Nepal and found that the general advice is don't go above 3000m. So I contacted Pura...

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HarrietB203

2019-05-15 11:28:18

"Annapurna Base Camp Trek and Kathmandu in a day tour" We had a fantastic experience with Above the Himalayas. Recommended by a friend I contacted Puru to discuss options for a trek we were planning and he took care of everything from airport transfers...

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docmarius

2019-05-07 12:21:01

"Excellent Service" Puru (Boss of this company) provides an excellent service. We booked a trekking tour to Helambu and we had the best guide ever (Sitaram). Thank you for everything!

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Ipigg99

2019-03-28 23:37:15

"EBC Trek (16 days) - what an experience!" Just returned from a fantastic trek to EBC with Above the Himalaya Trekking; a fantastic company and an amazing experience! Puru was great from start to finish, sorting out everything with minimal...

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davidmeredith1987

2019-01-16 09:48:42

"Mera Peak Climb 6476m" This was my second time to head to the Himalaya and also the second time for me to use Above The Himalaya. As my first experience was fabulous and I thought it couldn’t get any better, well I was...

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Trek816610

2019-01-02 21:57:10

"Annapurna base camp trek- Highly recommend!" We just returned from Nepal where we did the ABC 7 day trek. Puru organized everything for us including airport pickup, hotels, rides, accommodation/food during the trek and it was all perfect. We...

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fblangham

2018-12-17 07:21:29

"Above the Himalaya Mardi Himal Base camp trek 12 days" We just returned 11/30/18 from Nepal. It was trip designed by “Above the Himalaya” Puru, the manager and his team from the start were professional and friendly. Since we were complete “newbies” to...

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ricardofigueiro

2018-12-16 04:39:33

"EBC" We did the hike to the base camp and it was all perfect. The organization of the company the location of the hotel, the schedule of the rise. Our guide Suresh was great, super responsible and...

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rptripp

2018-11-06 08:10:08

"Once again, Puru did an excellent job of arranging my transportation and lodging." This is my third trip to Nepal. Each visit I relied on Puru and the staff at Above the Himalaya to make all of my travel and lodging arrangements. Even though I decided to make some last minute...

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JordanC1136

2018-11-03 22:53:36

"Everest Base Camp trek" Great trekking experience, it was my first trek/hike I'd ever been on. The main tour guide ramhari was exceptional, the assistant guides were brilliant (amoud and romesh, spelling incorrect probably...

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13jenelleh

2018-10-08 19:43:06

"Amazing " Took this tour with a mix of family and friends and ended up part of a larger group of 23 trekkers mainly from Australia. The management, organization and duty of care from Ace the Himalaya was...

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LightPacker820984

2018-10-05 01:59:38

"Very nice place" This tour was extremely superb I hadn't enjoyed tons in my life, however, this amazing tour was solely consummated with the assistance of Himalaya Trekking services

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sumitprasad920

2018-10-05 01:33:11

"Heaven on earth" That place with covered by ice it looks like a heaven on earth. I have never seen anything like that before in my entire life . Next I’ll come along with my family members.

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Roam89885

2018-07-11 07:22:43

"Unbelievable in more ways than one" First I must apologize for the fact that this review is actually for May 2017. There is absolutely no excuse that justifies the late response. There is no truer measure of a man or an organization...

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MisterPhillips

2018-07-10 00:49:07

"100% legit. Recommended" Simple and efficient company. Boss puru was honest and great at organizing. Spontaneous changes due to weather was great. Guide and porter assigned were kind and super friendly. Kedar was our guide...

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galeverzano

2018-07-07 19:18:45

"Stress-free Nepal Tour, amazing service! Highly recommended!" For our Nepal vacation, I researched for a one-stop travel agency that can provide all our needs and I'm so happy that I stumbled upon Above the Himalaya. The owner, Puru, was very hands-on in...

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dylankleisslerr

2018-06-08 11:46:50

"7 day Sherpa village trek" Excellent company in every way. The owner is very passionate and goes above and beyond ensuring all your needs are met and that you have a great experience. communication with the owner was prompt...

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breslinal

2018-06-03 13:57:33

"Himalaya teek" Second time with this perfectly well organised company. Excellent guides, thank you Kedar and Suresh last time, super organisation from Puru. Reliable and always quick to respond in any circumstance.

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jlfoster2018

2018-06-02 21:46:45

"Everest Base Camp Trek" My boyfriend and I completed the Everest Base Camp trek with Above the Himalayas in April 2018. We had an amazing 12 day trek with our guide Pasang Sherpa and porter Tsering Sherpa. I couldn’t...

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kavita r

2018-05-02 22:34:52

"Trek to Annapoorna base camp" Our trek to ABC was very memorable. Puru and his team did an excellent job. Puru took care of last minute flight cancellations due to bad weather and arranged for our stay/cab and is very responsive...

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Anita T

2018-04-24 11:14:28

"Trek to Nagarkot" Puru & his team made a my trek a very memorable & fun experience . He was so flexible with my last minute changes.Though it was my first time & I was alone his team made me feel comfortable and safe...

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JoviKoh

2018-04-23 06:52:21

"Excellent Trek to Langtang Valley" Had the most wonderful trekking experience, fully organised by Above the Himalaya Trekking. Puru was extremely professional, knowledgable and prompt in replying any and all questions which I had...

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Håvard J. H

2018-03-08 18:01:27

"Excellent trek up Annapurna" Best trek we ever did, and with professional, good company. Have to give high praise to the guide Suresh and the young porter Dinesh. We were able to adapt the itinerary to our needs and speed as we...

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GolFHit T

2018-03-04 23:32:33

"Best Experience Ever in Nepal" We are Thai who want to explore Nepal in deep with limited time. We had 10 days and 9 nights for travelling. Then we created our own itinerary and sent to several local tour companies. Finally we...

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Stuart R

2018-02-03 00:06:03

"Trekking to Everest Base Camp and Tibet Overland Tour" Above the Himalaya Trekking is a local Nepalese company owns by Puru. This is the third time I have travelled with Puru and once again the level of service and care he took when organising our 5 week...

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MiniBowe

2018-02-01 12:28:52

"EBC Trek" Puru was very helpful in organising the trek through email.Trek was a brilliant experience! All managed smoothly by or guide and sherpa. They kindly posted our certificates and tshirts to us after we...

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jengchia

2018-01-08 14:18:06

"Gosainkunda lake trekking " Just came back from Gosainkunda lake trip, it was so amazing, great view and not any tourist along the trail, hardly meet 2,3 other people in whole trip. the trail was totally ok only little...

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Dakota B

2017-11-22 16:40:44

"Amazing experience" Our guide, Basu, really went above and beyond to make my dad and I had a great experience. We were attempting EBC but unfortunately I got altitude sickness and had to descend, but Basu made a new...

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nzmountainlove

2017-11-22 15:47:11

"customised trek organised from overseas" I found this company on the internet and booked our custom trip from overseas. I found Puru to be very communicative and helpful. He arranged a really good guide with a good knowledge of English and...

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Terry B

2017-11-20 17:51:20

"Fantastic attention to detail made for an awesome trip!" When I began searching for companies with whom to trek in Nepal, I originally looked locally here in Australia. As I gained a better understanding of the treks I wanted, I started to look more at...

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vudas2000

2017-11-18 02:22:00

"Everest Base Camp Trek" It was another great trip with the Above the Himalaya Trekking. In 2016 we had already done the Annapurna base camp trek with this company and in 2017 we decided to visit the Everest base camp...

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Stuart C

2017-11-09 00:26:44

"Best experience!" From the moment we met Puru we knew we'd be in good hands! We went in to him with certain criteria and he didn't try to sell us any more than what we asked for. It was the festival for them and yet...

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Yogesh R

2017-11-06 02:12:35

""Trekker's Paradise"" Wow ! U have to visit to believe it! @awesome destinations# Ktm is a land to be cherished and places there will make u simply melt. "Himalaya Trekking" is the ultimate guide for your long awaited...

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