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Everest Gokyo Trail Trek

A delightful autumn journey to the land of the Sherpas

We fit this once-in-a-lifetime trek through some of the most spectacular landscapes in the Himalayas into three weeks, visiting some of Joel's favorite (and often secret) spots in all of the Himalaya. This trek follows the spectacular Gokyo valley to the Gokyo lakes, climbing Gokyo Ri and the Renjo pass for spectacular views of the surrounding 8000m peaks, but also focuses on Buddhist gompas, old Sherpa villages off the usual tourist trail, and experiencing the real Khumbu during long autumnal days. All this with a guide that has trekked and taught English in the area for over fifteen years.

Outline Itinerary

We have a detailed itinerary and discussion coming.

Day 1 - Wednesday 11 October 2006 - Arrive Kathmandu

2 - Kathmandu

3 - Fly Lukla and trek Phakding 2660m

4 - Trek Namche Bazaar 3450m

5 - Namche Bazaar 3450m

6 - Trek Khumjung 3790m

7 - Trek Mong 4000m

8 - Trek Luza 4360m

9 - Trek Gokyo 4790m

10 - Gokyo

11 - Gokyo

12 - Trek Phortse 3810m

13 - Trek Pangboche 3930m

14 - Trek Kyangjuma 3600m

15 - Trek Monjo 2840m

16 - Trek Lukla 2850m

17 - Fly Kathmandu

18 - Kathmandu/spare day

Day 19 - Sunday 29 October - Farewell

Highlights

Superb introduction to Himalayan trekking

Incredible Himalayan viewpoints, Gokyo Ri and Renjo La

Ancient monasteries and fascinating culture

2006 dates

11-29 Oct, 19 days

Cost - US$1780

Group 8 maximum

Single supplement $50

Leader

Joel Schone

Contact number coming

Arrival hotel

The Kathmandu Guest House
Thamel, Kathmandu
Sohan Shrestha (Guest Relations Manager)
Tel: 470 0632, 470 0800, 470 0004

www.ktmgh.com

Our service includes

Airport transfers

Hotel in Kathmandu

domestic flights as needed, local departure tax

group transportation by private vehicle

entrance fees and permits as needed

tea house - style trek:

all meals and hot drinks on trek

Our service excludes

insurance, Nepali visa

meals in Kathmandu

international flights, equipment rental, alcohol and soft drinks, laundry, tipping and other items of a personal nature

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