Everest Gokyo Lake Trek
Everest Gokyo Lake Trek, A trek that makes you witness the gigantic settlements of mountains over the Himalayas. A trip to the valley of mountains where the rays of the sun would strike first. An exceptional trek to the fictional heaven that anyone would plead to visit. From watching the highest mountain of the world, Mt. Everest ( Sagarmatha in Nepali) and the biggest glacier of Nepalese Himlaya the Ngozumpa Glacier holds the unimaginable beauty. Nepal Trekking Routes brings you the greatest chance of yours to meet the legendary mountains. From the mountains hovering over 8000 meters to mountains like Mt. Ama Dablam (6856m), Thamserku (6608m), as well as immense vistas will magically blind you with its beauty.
Along with roving in the boulevard of mountains, we will make an entrance through the Sagarmatha National Park to explore the natural elegance of preserved floras and faunas. Even the paths are bloomed with the beautiful rhododendron flowers. Along with the mountains, forests, we will also encounter the small village consisting of stone houses nearby the great lake Dudh Pokhari.
Gokyo Lake Trekking
After the scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, we will start our preparation for trek. With a day rest, we will go our way through Dudh Koshi River. And then, we will walk towards the Namche Bazar. The real trek starts from the Namche Bazar. Usually, the trek takes up to 12 days to 15 days, which can be adjusted with your vacation time. The first to the third day of the trek goes smoothly, as the altitude doesn’t hit harshly. There’s mountains, peaks, streams, every turning you take. The air will hit you with the speed of 100m/hr so be prepared for everything before your trek.
Gokyo Lake Trekking is also nearly compared to the most popular trekking, Everest Base Camp trekking. Gokyo Lake Trekking will leas you to the village of Gokyo Ri where the mountains rules and the warming sun rays flies.
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu and transfer
Once you arrive at the Kathmandu International Airport in Nepal, our team welcomes you and takes you to the nearby hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing of Kathmandu
Before commencing your trek, you will get the opportunity to view worldwide heritage monuments, such as Pashupatinath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath and various others.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Phakding via Lukla flight
Today, we will take an early flight to reach Lukla i.e. the gateway to the Mount Everest. We will start our trekking to reach at Phakding.
Day 04: Phakding to Namche
Today’s trail will leave Phakding by moving parallel to Dudhkoshi River across the forested hills. By crossing the suspension bridge above Dudhkoshi and Bhotekoshi rivers, you will get the first glimpse of the Mount Everest and other nearby peaks, while your last segment is the trek to reach at Namche Bazaar.
Day 05: Namche Rest
We will have an acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar or hike to the Everest View Hotel to get panoramic views of Mahalangur Himalayan mountains, which include Mount Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Choaltse and many more, while return to reach at Namche again.
Day 06: Namche bazaar to Phortse Thanga
We will follow a short walk to reach at Phortse Thanga from Namche Bazaar. At Phortse, we will enjoy beautiful views of Thamserku and Kangtewa.
Day 07: Phortse Thanga to Machermo
By moving toards Machermo from Phortse Thanga, you will get the first glimpse of the famous Mount Cho Oyu. The complete trail consists of juniper forests and rhododendron forests, along with high pastures, while it involves passing from Dole village to reach at Machermo
Day 08: Machermo to Gokyo Lakes
Today’s trail will take you downward to reach at Ngozumpa Glacier in combination with sights of Gokyo Lakes at about 4750meters.
Day 09: Gokyo Lake explore around
Today, you will experience a quick climb to Gokyo Ri at about 5350meters and explore the entire Gokyo lake region to get stunning views of Mount Cho Oyu, Mount Lhotse, Mount Gyachung Kang, Mount Makalu, Mount Tawache and Mount Cholatse and other mountain peaks.
Day 10: Gokyo lake to Dole
We will begin our return trail to go to Dole
Day 11: Dole to Khumjung
We will reach at Khumjung, i.e. a big settlement Sherpa village that gives you to enjoy the cultural activities and lifestyle of real Sherpa people
Day 12: Khumjung to Lukla
We will continue with stepping back to Lukla by passing through Namche Bazaar.
Day 13: Flight from Lukla - KTM
We will again catch a local flight at the early morning to return to Kathmandu and then, to your booked hotel.
Day 14: Onward Departure
Our team will drop you to the Tribhuvan International Airport at Kathmandu for your final departure from Nepal.
The price include the following
- Airport pick-up and drop off service ,
- Trekking Guide and Trekking porter (Two participant=1 porter =Maximum 25 kg of luggage )
- Breakfast,accommodation during the trekking and Kathmandu following itinerary
- Sleeping bags, down jackets, duffel bags and trekking sticks if required,
- Trekking permit of National park,
- TIMS(Trekking Information Management System )
- Flight fare Kathmandu to lukla and lukla to kathmandu
- Insurance and equipment for the trekking staffs
- First aid kit
- Farewell dinner in Kathmandu with cultural program in typical Traditional nepali resturant
The price does not include:
- Personal expenses
- Lunch dinner Drinks, beverages, hot shower,
- Travel insurance
- Tips for guide and porter
- Meals & hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (with out itinerary )
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