Everest Marathon with Gokyo Valley

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

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 Dingboche 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) and fall back to Dingboche Time: 5 hrs
May 28
Rest day at Dingboche.
May 29
Marathon Day – Dingboche to Namche Bazaar. Distance: 21km
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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Date: 29th May,2020 

 
Welcome to the world of Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon. Good Morning World, Good Morning Marathon Runners. Today is our : 
 
Tenzing Hillary Mount Everest Marathon Day :
 
May 29: World’s Highest Marathon
 
The photo below:  Greek Ambassador at Namche Bazar Hill, Crowning the Runner with Bodhi Tree Crown Tiara. Marathon was Born in Greece. 
 
In Greece, they do it with Olive Tree Branch Tiara, but in Nepal, Bikram re-invented it with Bodhi Tree Crown (पिपल को हाँगा), symbolising Buddha, his Enlightenment Tree and Buddha’s own country Nepal.
 
We have merged this Year’s Marathon Event with 2021 May 29 Event, due to Corona Pandemic.
 
Warm Good Wishes from:
 
Bikram Pandey KAAJI
Concept Man & Event Creator
परिकल्पनाकार तथा शोध लेखनदास
 
 
Project 2021 : We are planting Trees along our Marathon Route with cooperation from National Park. The Sapling Plant will be the “One” most preferred or favoured by local Musk Deers to support their Habitat. Our Slogan will be :
 
1. Plant a Tree for some one you LOVE. 
2. Plant a Tree to Leave your “Token of Love” of Goodwill for the future Generation
 
Book your Place now, be Friends with Mount Everest Musk Deers : “MEMD” : Write to : Event.Manager@EverestMarathon.com