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Gokyo lake trek

Gokyo lake trek info
Gokyo valley trek is to be considered as an alternative trek to the classic Everest base camp treks Gokyo trek offers excellent and rewarding views of highest peak mount Everest, Makalu, many other peaks and Ngozumpa glacier the largest glacier of Nepal. Main remarkable feature of Gokyo trek are the views of 8000 meter peaks like Everest, Lhotse, Cho oyu, Nuptse, Makalu etc. Gokyo Lake and gokyo ri are amazing destination, extraordinary vista that is beyond human imagination. Gokyo trek offers the best panoramic view of Everest region and one of the popular treks Nepal offers awe-inspiring mountain scenery. Tremendous ice ridge between Cho Oyu and Gyachung kang is another dramatic feature of Gokyo trekking.
Gokyo trek is an alternative to classic EBC treks, package has been specially designed for those travelers who are eager to experience the majesty of the Everest, without wanting too much mental and physical stress. Gokyo Lake can combine with Cho La pass and Rengo La pass trek there is option to combine Gokyo trek with EBC trek. Gokyo lake trek is definitely a less crowded than the Everest base camp trekking. Gokyo Lake trek start from Lukla after half an hour mountain flight from Kathmandu trek continue to Gokyo valley via Phakding, Namche Bazaar and Khumjung valley.
Best season for Gokyo lake trek are September to December and February to May. Gokyo lake trek is moderate trekking trail of Everest region previous walking experience is not required but good health and physical condition is necessary. One day rest require at Namche Bazaar for the acclimatization and hiking to Everest view point. Hiking to Gokyo Ri (5360m) provides lifetime experience it is the highest access of Gokyo trek, start and end at lukla, suggested Gokyo trek itinerary given below, if it is not suitable for you, we are happy to design another itinerary as per your desire and duration of holidays. See Gokyo lake trek photo gallery then plan your trip to gokyo ri. If you need even more information or interested to book this trip fell free to contact us.

Day 01 :
Welcome to Nepal, upon your arrival in Nepal our representative welcome and assists to transfer hotel evening welcome dinner.
Day 02 : Kathmandu Valley city tours and preparation for Gokyo Lake trek.
Day 03 : Katmandu to Lukla by flight then trek to Phakding (2610m).
Day 04 : Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m).
Day 05 : Rest Day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization.
Day 06 : Trek from Namche Bazaar to Phortse Tenga (3,680m).
Day 07 : Trek from Phortse Tenga to Dole (4,090m).
Day 08 : Trek from Dole to Machhermo (4,470m).
Day 09 : Trek from Machhermo to Gokyo (4,790m).
Day 10 : Hiking to gokyo ri and explore gokyo valley.
Day 11 : Trek from Gokyo valley to Dole (4,090m).
Day 12 : Trek from Dole to Khumjung (3780) village.
Day 13 : Trek from Khumjung village to Manjo (2835m).
Day 14 : Trek from Manjo to Lukla (2840m)
Day 15 : Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner.
Day 16 :
After this amazing Gokyo trek if you are interested for other activities like Safari, Rafting, Biking, Tours, Peak climbing or more trekking in other region we organize trip according to your desire. If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your onward destination.
Private departures date for Gokyo lake trek can be schedule as per the guest’s requirements. If you need recent updated fixed departure dates fell free to contact us.

Service include

Nepal Airports pick up and drop by private vehicle.
Nepal Hotel in Kathmandu for 3 Nights twin sharing with breakfast.
Nepal Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
Nepal Domestic flights Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu and airport tax.
Nepal All meals and accommodation during the Gokyo trekking period.
Nepal An experienced English speaking guide trained by government of Nepal.
Nepal Highly experienced Gokyo lake trekking staffs.
Nepal All governmental procedure permits fees and local taxes.
Nepal Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag (optional), medical kit etc.
Nepal Travel and rescue arrangements.
Nepal Welcome and farewell dinner at typical Nepalese restaurant.

Service exclude

Nepal Visa fees/ international airfare to and from Kathmandu.
Nepal Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
Nepal Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
Nepal Hot and cold shower, battery recharge during Gokyo trek.
Nepal Personal expenses phone calls, bar bills, extra porters etc.
Nepal Personal Gokyo lake trekking equipments/gears.
Nepal Tips for guides, porters and driver.
Nepal All others expenses not mentioned on price includes section.

Trip note

Base camp trekking agency Nepal always thinking about guest’s safety. It is our paramount concern whilst traveling with Gokyo trekking is an adventure tour we reach remote mountain region. Sometime health condition of member, natural disaster, and weather condition of mountain region changed unexpectedly we cannot guarantee it. Please note that trekking guide has the authority to cancel any part of Gokyo lake trekking itinerary if it is necessary due to safety concerns, be prepared to be flexible if required, otherwise trekking group leader follow the above itinerary.

Additional information

Contents of our website provides you the information as possible about Gokyo trekking package. If you need extra information and wish to discuss any aspect of Gokyo lake trip or your suitability for it please contact us. If you would like to speak with a reservations consultant, feel free to make a call at 0977 1 4425073

Holiday trip fact

Price: On request
Grade: Moderate
Season: Sept to Dec, Feb to May
Duration: 16 Days
Operation: Tea house or Lodge
Activities: Trekking and sightseeing
Group Size: Min 2 to Max 12
Highest access: Gokyo ri 5360M
Start From: Kathmandu-Lukla
Ending at: Lukla-Kathmandu

Highlights of trip

Everest (8850), Nuptse, Lhotse, Makalu,  Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Cho-oyu, Kantega, Kongde, Twache, Cholaste  peak etc.

Route map of the trip