Gokyo lakes trek overview
The Gokyo Lake trek provides breathtaking view of Mt. Everest at close range and for the trekkers Gokyo valley trek is another way to enjoy the spectacular views of Everest in addition to the Everest base camp trek. The trekkers get the opportunity to explore the culture as well as life of the friendly Sherpas. Everest Gokyo lakes trek takes you to gokyo valley, Ngozumpa glacier and Gokyo ri Nepal.
Besides the awe-inspiring mountain scenes, they get the chance to view the wild life and also to visit the monasteries. Gokyo Lakes and gokyo ri trek are amazing destination, extraordinary vista that is beyond human imagination. Views of 8000 meter peaks like Everest, Lhotse, Cho oyu, Nuptse, Makalu and Ngozumpa glacier the largest glacier of Nepal are remarkable feature of Gokyo lakes trek.
There is definitely no place in the world as spectacular as the Everest region. This is where four of the tallest peaks in the world are nestled. Gokyo trek trails through the Sherpa villages and it is a tranquil trek.
From Kathmandu, the trekkers fly to Lukla to take the trek continue to Gokyo valley via Phakding, Namche Bazaar and Khumjung valley, Phortse, dole, Macchermo. Gokyo is one among the most beautiful places in the Khumbu region. Gokyo lake trekking has a gradually ascending trail.
Trekkers reach Gokyo after walking by the side of Ngozumpa Glacier as well as various lakes. From Gokyo they start hiking to Gokyo Ri which is at an altitude of 5360m. From Gokyo Ri trekkers can enjoy the panoramic view of five 8000 m peaks of the Gokyo region that include Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and Cho Oyu. From Gokyo the trekkers take the path to Phortse and Dingboche and then they again join the main trail to Everest.
There are many possibilities to combine trekking to Gokyo valley with Cho La pass, Rengo La pass trek and EBC trek. Visiting this popular trekking route in Himalayas provides trekkers with a heady mix of captivating natural beauty and fascinating culture. This is one of the most unforgettable places in the world that adventurers should not miss.
Exploration of the Ngozumpa glacier, Gokyo peak and superb views of Himalaya make this trek a memorable experience. Another equally exciting aspect of this trek is the panoramic views of the spectacular Khumbu Himalayas. Tremendous ice ridge between Cho Oyu and Gyachung kang is another dramatic feature of Gokyo valley trekking.
Gokyo Lakes trek is a moderate intensity trek and you don’t have to be a five star mountain climber to do it, but at the same time you should be in good physical shape. If you have the desire to come, explore and go trekking in Gokyo valley, it would be ideal to visit the place on the best season.
Autumn which falls in the months of September to November and spring that covers the months of March to May are the perfect seasons to visit the Gokyo lakes trek. Let us to know your desire and duration of holidays, we are happy to design your own travel itinerary to make you happier.
Gokyo lakes trek itinerary
Day 01: Arrival day in Nepal our representative welcome and assists to transfer hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu city tours and preparation for Gokyo 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 Ri 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.
Service include Gokyo Ri trek cost
#Airports pick up and drop by private vehicle.
#Hotel in Kathmandu arrangements as per your requirements.
#Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
#Domestic flights Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu worth US$ 330
#All meals and accommodation during the Gokyo trekking period
#An experienced English speaking guide trained by Gov. of Nepal
#Highly experienced Gokyo lake trekking staffs
#All governmental procedure permits fees and local taxes
#Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag (optional), medical kit etc
#Travel and rescue arrangements
#Farewell dinner at typical Nepalese restaurant
*Visa fees/ international airfare to and from Kathmandu
*Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
*Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
*Hot shower, battery recharge during Gokyo trek
*Personal expenses phone calls, bar bills, extra porters etc.
*Personal Gokyo lake trekking equipment / gears
*Tips for guides, porters and driver
*All others expenses not mentioned on price include section
Base Camp Excursion, Kathmandu, Nepal always thinking about guest’s safety; it is our paramount concern whilst traveling with us. 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 trek itinerary if it is necessary due to safety concerns, be prepared to be flexible if required, otherwise trekking group leader follow the above itinerary.
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