Everest Marathon with Gokyo Valley Trek

Highlights

  • Hike to Gokyo Ri (5,357 m), a view point with astonishing view of Cho Oyu's full face and portions of Mt. Everest
  • Worthwhile challenge for physically fit runners
  • Below the massive southern wall of Lhotse and Nuptse
  • 360 degree view of Himalayas
  • 2 Nights at Base camp.

Introduction

The Special package is an opportunity for Trail Runners to explore the Everest Region along with running at the World’s highest Marathon, Everest Marathon. Everest Marathon with Gokyo Valley is a extraordinary package which takes participants to Gokyo lake (4,800m), a hike to Gokyo ri(5,357 m) and requires crossing a pass,Cho-la pass at 5,367m. Witnessing astonishing views of mountains from Gokyo ri and Cho-la pass, participants get to hike to Kalapattar (5,545 m) to witness close up views of Mt. Everest. 

After a scenic trek, participants will run from Everest Base Camp to Namche Bazaar at the Everest Marathon, completing the grand adventure. 

Itinerary Descriptions
May 14
Arrive in Kathmandu. Transfer to Event Hotel.
May 15
Morning Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu. Preparation day for the trek.
May 16
Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding 2,640 m Distance: 11km Time: 6 hrs.
May 17
Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m Distance: 15km approximately Time: 5 hrs.
May 18
Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion.
May 19
Trek to Dole 4,110 m Time: 5hrs.
May 20
Trek to Machhermo 4,470 m Time: 5hrs.
May 21
Trek to Gokyo Lake (4,800m) Time: 4hrs.
May 22
Rest day at Gokyo for acclimatization and excursion.
May 23
Hike to Gokyo ri (5,357m) and trek to Thagnag (4,750m) Time: 4hrs.
May 24
Cross Cho-la pass (5,367m) to reach Dzongla (4,850m) Time: 6hrs.
May 25
Trek to Lobuche (4,840 m) Time: 5hrs.
May 26
Trek to Gorakshep, 5100m Time: 5 hrs.
May 27
Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,364 m), hike to Kalapattar (5,545 m) Time: 3-4hrs
May 28
Rest day at Everest Base Camp (EBC).
May 29
Marathon Day – Everest Base Camp to Namche Bazaar. Distance: 42.195km
May 30
Trek to Monjo Time: 3hrs.
May 31
Trek to Lukla Distance: 10km Time: 4 hrs.
June 01
Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
June 02
Free day in Kathmandu.
June 03
International Departure

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4th March 2021

 

Dear Everest Marathon Runners, 

 

We are happy to announce that the Covid delayed Everest Marathon Event of 2020, will be organized this year on May 29, 2021, on our regular yearly Event date.

 

You are all requested to contact our Everest Marathon Desk with attention to Ms Sonika Bajracharya for an immediate update. 

 

Sonika@EverestMarathon.com

Cell / Whatsapp / Viber No: +977 9851 20 2233

 

The 2021 series will be held under the following conditions remaining convenient & safe :

 

1. That the Covid 19 situation will not further deteriorate for the month of May 2021
2. The Government of Nepal will not introduce more new restrictions for International Travelers to travel into Nepal
3. That you all carry 72hrs negative PCR test Report while arriving at Kathmandu Airport.
4. That you all carry an Insurance Package of US$5000 & over, stating that Covid-19 risk is covered.
5. That all International Flight will run smoothly for you to travel to Nepal.
6. That you all are able to take Nepalese visa from your respective countries through Nepalese Mission Abroad.
7. That Government will remove the present provision of quarantine time of 5 / 7 days by the start of May (Government is doing it soon anyway).

 

Thank you guys for bearing with us. Let's try to make this event possible this year, by running our Everest Marathon and paying tribute to Sir Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. At the same time, this year, you will also be contributing to the fresh start-up of the Tourist Movement to Nepal, which has been dead for more than a year due to the Covid-19 Crisis.

 

Many thanks. Welcome Aboard.

 

Bikram Pandey KAAJI

Concept & the Creator of the Event

TenzingHillary Everest Marathon, May 29, 2021

 

PS : This year marks an especial year for all of us because Everest has gone Higher in Height to 8848.86m. Feel Proud that we gonna be there in New Mount Everest 8848.86m..