Gokyo Lake Trek - 15 Days

Overview

Gokyo lake Trek is a variety of the conventional trek to Base Camp that offers extra sights and the brilliant chance to encounter the magnificence of the most astounding freshwater lake framework on the planet. This is all notwithstanding visiting the Everest Base Camp and high-point of Kala Patthar – two of the features of the standard base camp trek.

Gokyo lake Trek Route parts with the classic Everest Base Camp Trek at Namche Bazaar and heads west up the Dudh Koshi valley towards Gokyo Lakes and the trekking pinnacle of Gokyo Ri. Expect calm trails that enable you to concentrate on the sheer regular magnificence of your encompasses – a considerably more shifted and verdant scene than on the exemplary trek.

On account of the course’s round nature, you won’t need to follow your strides on the arrival leg of the outing as you would have done on the standard base camp trek. Subsequent to investing some energy unwinding at the turquoise cold lakes you will summit Gokyo Ri just to be overwhelmed by the absolute most shocking perspectives on Everest (8,848m), Lhotse (8,516m) and Cho Oyu (8,201m).

From that point you will rise one of the notorious ‘Three Passes’ in the district – Cho La pass – over which you will re-unite with the fundamental trek up to Gorak Shep. You will have the chance to visit the trekker’s photograph point at Everest Base Camp before setting out on the trek up Kala Patthar the following day – another notable perspective in the Region.

For those who wish to go on an even more adventurous trip in Everest, Regions do check out our Everest panoramic Trek, Lobuche peak with EBC, Island peak climb, Three pass trek 

Trip Highlights

  • The world’s highest peak Mt. Everest (8,848m above mean sea level)
  • Combination of Nature beauty and Sherpa culture.
  • Can see two other peaks Lhotse, and ch oyo higher than 8,000m from Trail.
  • Explore Sherpa village  khumjung, Namche.
  • Snow, Musk Deer, Red Panda, and Himalayan Monal.
  • Monastery ( Phorste and Khumjung)
  • Gokyo lake and other lakes.

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival at Kathmandu, Meet at airport and transfer to Hotel. O/n at Hotel,

Welcome to Kathmandu, a city full of vibrant markets, bustling streets, colorful temples, and grand pagodas. Our guide will meet you at the airport and take you to our hotel. The remainder of the day you will have an opportunity to familiarize yourself with the shopping areas closest to your hotel and catch up on shopping for equipment. In the evening, our tour guide will give you a brief introduction and provide valuable information about the trek. In the evening you will meet the rest of the group at a welcome dinner at a local Nepali restaurant.

Day 2
Early Morning Flight to Lukla (2840m) – Trek to Phakding (2,610m) Walking 4 Hours. O/n at Tea House

After an early morning start, you will be picked up at the hotel by our guide who will take you to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport. The flight from Kathmandu to Lukla takes around 35 minutes, time enough to take in the spectacular views of the Himalayas. After landing at Tenzing-Hilary airport you will meet your porter who will carry your luggage. You then begin your journey with a relatively easy trek passing a Kani (ceremonial gatehouse) before the trail descends then leads above Kyangma village with its large gompa (monastery) and school. We then continue to Cheplung village where the trail passes through community forest within sight of the Dudh Koshi River. After crossing the suspension bridge you climb across the ridge to Ghat and then passes a school and complex of Mani walls, Chortens and prayer wheels. After a short walk from Ghat, we reach Phakding. Overnight at a mountain Resort with attached bathroom lodge.

Day 3
Trek Namche Bazaar (3,440m) Walking 6 Hours. O/n at Tea House,

Leaving Phakding behind, you’ll trek north on a path leading to Monjo. This small town serves as the gateway to Sagarmatha National Park, a formally protected area which takes its name from Mt. Everest (called Sagarmatha in Nepali). The park is home to a staggering variety of Himalayan flora and fauna, and you’re sure to enjoy trekking through sweetly scented evergreen forests comprised of blue pine, deodar, and rhododendron. As it doubles back and forth across the Dudh Koshi River, your trail winds its way past tiny settlements called Tok Tok and Jorsale. After crossing a final suspension bridge at the junction of the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers, you’ll hike uphill for about two hours before reaching what’s regarded as the unofficial capital of the Khumbu region: Namche Bazaar. You’ll overnight in one of the town’s many popular guesthouses. Overnight at Comfort inn Namche with attached bathroom.

Day 4
Acclimatizing day at Namche Bazaar (3,440m), Afternoon Walking around town, O/n at Tea House,

Today is reserved for acclimatization: as you ascend to higher elevations, it’s important to let your body adapt to the smaller amount of available oxygen in the atmosphere. Fortunately, there’s a lot to see and do in the colorful commercial hub of Namche Bazaar. For one, you’ll get to enjoy your first unobstructed view of Everest itself. Many neighboring peaks are also visible from town, including the mighty Thamserku, the sprawling massif of Kongde RI, and the distinctive summit of Ama Dablam. Consider paying a visit to the Sherpa Culture Museum to learn more about their vibrant traditions; this will help you to understand some of the cultural sights you’ll encounter along the trail in the days to come. Visiting the nearby Everest Photo Gallery may also provide some inspiration for your own photographs. After perusing these displays, take a short hike to the Syangboche Airport just above town. From here, you can capture stunning photographs of Namche Bazaar from above—not to mention the wall of Himalayan peaks surrounding the town. Finally, make sure to visit the Hotel Everest View. It’s regarded as the highest hotel in the world and offers great vistas of its namesake mountain from each window. Overnight at a guesthouse in Namche Bazaar. Overnight at Comfort inn Namche with attached bathroom.

Day 5
Trek to Dole (4,230m) Walking 7:30 Hours, O/n at Tea House.

Day 6
Trek to Macherma (4,470m) Walking 4 Hours, O/n at Tea House.

Day 7
Trek to Gokyo (4,790) Walking 4 hours, O/n at Tea House.

Day 8
Early morning hike to Gokyo Peak (5,330m) and all day Rest day in Gokyo Lake. (4,750m) Afternoon walking around lake, O/n at Tea House

Day 9
Trek to Phortse walking 3 Hours, O/n at Tea House,

Day 10
Trek to Manjo Walking Hours, O/n at Tea House,

Day 11
Trek to Lukla (2,840m) Walking 4 Hours, O/n at Tea House,

Day 12
Fly back to Kathmandu , O/n at Tea House,

After our 12 day trek, we take an early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. After arriving at Kathmandu, you can take a rest or do some shopping. This is also a time to catch up on visiting places you missed on arrival in Kathmandu. Our guides will continue to assist you with b souvenir shopping or si ghtseeing. This evening is our farewell dinner at a traditional Nepali restaurant along with a traditional cultural dance show.

Day 13
Rest Day at Kathmandu

Day 14
Departure from Nepal. Drop service till International Airport

Price Includes:

  • Airport pickup and drop by private car/Van/Bus
  • Two night **star Category accommodation in Kathmandu on Bed n breakfast
  • Flight the Domestic flight To Lukla and to Kathmandu.
  • Three meals a (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek.
  • All accommodations during the trek. (Toilet will be outside from your room)
  • All necessary paper works Everest National park entry permit
  • All the Trekking permit
  • A helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, well English speaking trained, government license holder guide and porter With all his salary, food, drinks and insurance.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • All government taxes and office expenses.
  • Trekking route map
  • Domestic Airport tax
  • Filling a water bottle and purification table. (Eco-Tourism)

Price doesn't Include:

  • Nepal entry visa fee $40
  • • International airfare/Your Travel insurance
  • • Lunch/ Dinner in Kathmandu
  • • Mineral water/bottles drinks/Sweets things during the trek.
  • • Hot shower/Battery charge /WI-FI for the camera during the trek
  • • Tips for guide and porter.

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