Nepal - Gokyo Lake Trekking (14 days) Book Now

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Gokyo lake lies in the Everest region and it is also the highest fresh water lake in Nepal. And in the winter season this lake gets totally freeze and is also called as frozen lake too. Unspoiled blue and green water of the Gokyo Lake is one of the most memorial sights of Nepal and famous trekking destination between the trekkers as well. Gokyo Lake trekking is suitable for those adventure trekkers who loves to get dissipate in the nature's beauty and surroundings. As  you will be able to witness the majestic grand Mount Everest in this trek as well and more than that explore the famous trekking route which is popular route for  the Everest Base Camp as well. You will be astonished when you get to witness the massive Ngozumpa Glacier and the Gokyo valley from Gokyo Ri. The picturesque Gokyo lake will make you fall in love with this place for sure. If you're trying to trek something new in the Everest region then this trek is worth to do.  The diversity and the landscape of this trek will simply awestruck you.

Included in the Cost

Reach trekking point in private vechile
Tea House accommodation during the trek only bed basis
Highly experienced trek guide , English speaking and government licenced
Porter service (2 trekkers one porter) one porter only carries 18kgs of weight.
All necessary paperwork and trekking permits(ACAP , TIMS, National park fees)
Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation.
All government and local taxes
Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)

Not Included in the Cost

Food and drinks/ Beverage bills
Entrance Fees
Tipping (Tips)
Travel Insurance
International Flights
Extars cost for upgrading rooms and services at hotels
donation in temples, schools, monasteries etc .
Personal Hiking gear, personal kits
Emergency rescue evacuation insurance of any kind

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1400m)

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu Airport. Our office representative will receive you and will transfer you to the hotel. You might be having Jet Lag so you can rest for a while and later on you can go to stroll around the streets of Thamel. Kathmandu.

 

Day 2:  Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu

Have your breakfast in the morning. And get ready to explore the fascinating Kathmandu by guided sightseeing tour. This tour will bring you to Kathmandu’s must sees places including UNESCO world heritage site, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple), Boudha stupa which is the largest stupa in the world and Pashupatinath temple, the most sacred temple of Kathmandu where you can experience a traditional Nepalese cremation ceremony. Overnight in Kathmandu.

 

Day 3: Fly to Lukla (2860m) and trek to Phakding (2652m)

Flight duration: 40mins, Hike duration:  3/4 hours

Early in the morning after your breakfast you will drive to domestic airport for your flight to Lukla. It is an early morning flight about 40 minutes. Make sure to get the seat on your right side as from this side you will be able to see the majestic and panoramic view of snow clad mountain ranging from north to Far East. Scenic flight with tiny aircraft takes off you at Hillary airport (Lukla). After reaching to Lukla you will be introduce to your porter. After managing your luggage, start walking toward Phakding. The trail follows the bank of the Dudhkoshi River. Easy and flat walking takes only around 4 hours and once you reach to Phakding check in lodge and have rest. Overnight in Phakding.

 

Day 4:Trek Phakding to Namche Bazar (3440m)

Hike duration: 6/7 hours

After your breakfast start trekking to Namche Bazar. Namche bazaar is the biggest town in Everest region. You pass through the suspension bridge in the beginning of your trek. Then your trail takes you through the up hills route with gradual walk later on your route will leads you through the alpine forest along with Dudhkoshi River. You also pass Benkar village, Monjo village and jorsalle on the way. After having a short break and your lunch again you will start walking through a bit tough uphill path and after some decent walk you will reach to Namche. Upon arrival check in lodge and have rest and later in the evening you can stroll the Namche bazaar area. Overnight in Namche.

 

Day 5:Acclimatization at Namche

It is acclimatization day today and you can  hike around. You can hike to Everest view hotel and Khumjung village. Visit local monasteries and Hillary school. It is pleasant day to have your lunch at Khumjung village with front view of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Thamserku, Amadablam and others. Come back to Namche. Walking around Namche can get more refresh as you can enjoy the mesmerizing view of the snow clad mountains along with the picturesque Namche village. Overnight in Namche.

 

Day 6: Trek Namche to Dole (4200m)

Hike duration: 5/6 hours

Have your breakfast in the morning and you will make a pleasant hike through the lovely Khumjung village, you will appreciate the incredible views of Mt. Thamserku, Ama Dablam and Kantega peaks. Trek starting with minor uphill from Namche and reach flat trail til Sanasa village. Next trail comes a descend till you reach to Dudhkoshi River and ascend again. Trail crosses thick Rhododendron forest inside wildlife like the musk deer, Himalayan Thar and having wild flora and fauna. In a while, you will reach the Phorse Tenga and then a little bit, hike further up until you reach to Dole. Upon arrival check in lodge and have rest and later on you can explore the surroundings. Overnight in Dole.

 

Day 7: Trek to Machchhermo (4470m)

Hike duration: 6 hours

Have your breakfast in the morning and you will trek through the scenic ridge that we will make your way to Lhabarma, and after some decent hike pass numerous summer settlements on your way to Luza with enjoying the grand vistas of the Mount Cho Oyu, Thamserku and Kantega peak. Further up is the Dudh Koshi valley, and from there you will walk through the hillside, walking across little lovely villages and sandy paths, towards Machchhermo. Machchhermo, where mountain yeti was first sighted. Upon reaching to Machchhermo check in lodge and have rest. Overnight in Machchhermo.

 

Day 8: Trek Machchhermo to Gokyo (4750m)

Hike duration: 5/6 hours

Have your breakfast in the morning and today is the main day to reach your main destination in the trek. You start your trekking from steady climb through many Buddhist Chortern, you then reach first lake of Gokyo valley named Longpongo. After hiking for some time you will reach to your second Lake of Gokyo named Taboche Tsho, continue trekking to reach at Third Lake, the main Lake (Dudh Pokhari) with several tea houses around. Enjoy beautiful landscape with surrounding mountain and fresh Lake. Explore the surroundings and then get back to lodge. Overnight in Gokyo.

 

Day 9: Climb Gokyo Ri (5,357m) and Hike to Five Lake

Hike duration: 5/6 hours

Early in the morning steep climb up to the top of Gokyo Ri at an elevation of 5,357m. You get stunning views of the super Gokyo valley, the massive Ngozumpa glacier and an incredible panoramic view of the whole Khumbu Himalayas, including the giants Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu and Gychung Kang. Come back to lodge and have warm breakfast. Later on you can have a hike to Five Lake and to the base camp of Choyo, after completing your sight seen get back to lodge and have rest. Overnight in Gokyo.

 

Day 10: Trek back to Dole (4200m)

Hike duration: 3/4 hours

After your breakfast get ready to head back to Dole. The same way back to Dole from Gokyo Ri.  You will be retracing your earlier foot prints today and mesmerize yourself with the memories that you had while walking on this path earlier on. The pleasant walk with panoramic views of Himalayas in between beautiful Sherpa villages of Khumbu. After reaching to Dole, check in lodge and have rest and later on you can stroll and explore the Dole and its nearby places. Overnight in Dole.

 

Day 11: Trek back to Namche (3440m)

Hike duration: 4/5 hours

Have your breakfast in the morning and get ready to head back to Namche. Today you will be descending through the steep trail towards Phortse Thanga through the rhodendrons forest. et yourself accompanied by the Thamserku and Kangtega mountain while walking on the path today. On your way to Namche, the view of Taboche, Amadablam, Thamserku and Kangtega gets close and near then your trail will lead you through the forested slope beyond Kyangjmu and after some decent hike you will reach to the army camp hill from where you can see the Lhotse, the tip of Everest and Tengboche and after hiking for some time you will reach to Namche. After reaching to Namche check in lodge and have rest and later on you can explore the Namche and its surroundings. Overnight in Namche.

 

Day 12: Trek to Lukla (2860m)

Hike duration: 6/7 hours

Have your breakfast in the morning and today is a quite pretty long hike to do. you will be walking down through the flat land. It is same way back as we crossed Jorsalle, Manjo, Benkar, Phakding and other small villages on the way. From Jorsalle you cross area of Everest National park and through many suspension bridges. Enjoy your walking with several suspension bring over Dhudhkoshi river and finally you will reach to Lukla. After reaching to Lukla check in lodge and have sound rest. Overnight in Lukla.

 

Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu

Have a early breakfast and head to Lukla domestic airport to catch a early flight  to fly back to Kathmandu. Make sure to get the seat on your left side in plane as from this side you will be able to see the majestic panoramic view of snow clad mountains ranging from north to far east. Upon arrival in Kathmandu airport our office representative will receive you and you will be transfer to your hotel. After reaching to hotel, check in and have rest and later in the afternoon you can visit the Asian Heritage office to share your trek experience and later on you can stroll around the local street of Thamel and to its nearby places. Overnight in Kathmandu.

 

Day 17: Departure

Have your breakfast in the morning and intact your luggage, later on our office representative will come to receive you to transfer you to the Kathmandu International Airport for your hometown destinations according to your flight time. Have a safe journey.

 

 

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