Gokyo Lake Trek

14 Day(s) From USD $ 2190 Dates

Overview

Group Size Min 2 - Max 10
Accommodation 4 star hotel in Kathmandu and Teahouse during trek
Difficulty Moderate
Max Alt. 5357 m at Gokyo Rim

Discover the charming & peaceful valley of Gokyo in Everest region. The immense & breathtaking views of 4 world's highest peaks including Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu & Makalu is a wonder-in-waiting for you to explore.

On your journey through the heart of Sherpaland, you'll uncover amazing cultural diversity & a range of enrich activities to leave you with a deeper appreciation of the trek.

Gokyo lake-lying at the head of Dudh Koshi valley provides an excellent alternative to the regular Everest base camp trek. The promising perspective of five alpine lakes, trek is tranquil & often quieter in comparison to other Everest region treks.

With striking sunset views, overlooking the clear Gokyo lake makes this trek unforgettable & yet you are provided with an extraordinary panorama of surrounding peaks.

By the time you complete this trek, you will be deeply moved by the visual array of majestic mountains & hospitality of local Sherpas.

Includes & Excludes

What's included ?

  • Accommodation at 4-star Hotel or similar category in Kathmandu
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • An experienced, English-speaking local leader
  • Domestic flights (as per the itinerary)
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag(to be returned after the trek use) Free T-shirt
  • Free Trip dossiers & other information in a printable format
  • General first aid kits
  • OPEN & CHOICE: All meals(B,L,D) on trek including tea & coffee
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Sherpa/porters properly insured and equipped
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu Based on your picks (Any 4), with entrance fees by private vehicle
  • Signature Accommodations-Best Available in the mountains
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at finest local restaurant

What's excluded ?

  • Extra night accommodation in case of early arrival or late departure
  • Hot Shower, Wi-Fi, Power charging during the trekking or mountaineering
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tipping to staffs (as an appreciation)
  • Your travel insurance that covers Helicopter evacuation as well as medical expenses and trip cancellation.

Detailed Itinerary (15 Days)

  • Day 1 : Arrival In Kathmandu

    We are delighted to provide an airport pickup service as an innovative customer offering, our chauffeur will assist you with baggage & escort you to your Hotel. He will also help you with the check-in. Later in the evening, we will be hosting a welcome dinner

    Highlights:  Music, Cultural dance, the lively Thamel one-stop shop for backpackers, clubs & pubs, an array of restaurants.

    Accommodation: Kathmandu 4 star hotel.

    Elevation: 1,400 metres (4,600 feet)

  • Day 2 : Fly to Lukla & Trek to Phakding

    Airport transfer: 20 minutes drive

    Flight Kathmandu to Lukla: 30 minutes

    Trek Lukla to Phakding: 3 - 4 hours, Elevation: 2,610 m

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse.

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Difficulty: Easy.

    Highlights: Enthralling flight to Lukla,  old Gumela/Rimishung Monastery, prayer flags, Buddhist shrines, prayer flags & traditional Sherpa peoples.

  • Day 3 : Trek to Namche Bazaar

    Walking Hours: 5-6 hours

    Difficulty: Moderate.

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse.

    Elevation: 3,440 m

    Topography: Uphill ascends, Stones steps, Steep Inclines

    Highlights: Suspension bridge, Dudh Koshi river, Yak herds, Traditional food Tsampa, Prayer wheels

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 4 : Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar

    Walking Hours: 3

    Difficulty: Easy

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse.

    Elevation: 3962m

    Topography: Grassy, Flat tracks

    Highlights: Nauche Monastery,  Sagarmatha National Park, Sherpa Culture Museum, Khumjung Edmund Hillary School, views- Everest, Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Lobuche Peak and Ama Dablam.

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 5 : Trek to Phortse Thanga

    Walking Hours: 4

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse.

    Elevation: 3680m

    Topography: Rocky, steep inclines, mountain pass

    Highlights: Dudh Koshi  valley, Khumjung village, mountain peaks, Mani stone walls and chortens

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 6 : Trek to Machhermo

    Walking Hours: 5

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse.

    Elevation: 4470m

    Topography: Forests, steep inclines, brown and grey landscapes, metal bridge

    Highlights: Snow covered peaks, rhododendron forests

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 7 : Trek to Gokyo

    Walking Hours: 6

    Difficulty: Moderately difficult

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse.

    Elevation: 4790m

    Topography: Rocky tracks, steep inclines, brown and grey landscapes, metal bridge

    Highlights: Snow covered peaks, rhododendron forests

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 8 : Trek to Gokyo Ri and Trek back to Gokyo

    Walking Hours: 8

    Difficulty: Difficult/strenuous.

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse.

    Elevation: 5357m

    Topography: Rocky uneven tracks, ridges, Uphill & flat trails

    Highlights: lateral moraine of the Ngozumba glacier, Gokyo valley  Gokyo Ri, Views-Everest, Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu and Gychung Kang

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 9 : Trek to Dole

    Walking Hours: 7

    Difficulty: Moderate to difficult

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse.

    Elevation: 4110m

    Topography: Glacial paths, Steep Descends, icy

    Highlights: downhill walk, walk pass Ngozumba glacier, Machermo & Luzo village

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 10 : Trek back to Namche Bazaar

    Walking Hours: 6

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

    Elevation: 3440m

    Topography: Forested paths

    Highlights: Downhill walk, Namche Bazaar & its charm, a variety of food menus, Rhododendron, fir trees, mountain goats & yaks

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 11 : Trek to Lukla

    Walking Hours:  7

    Difficulty: moderate

    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse.

    Elevation: 2840m

    Topography: downhill descends, walk by river banks

    Highlights: Khumbu region, thick forests,  species of birds, mountain views

    views- Everest, Nuptse, Changtse

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 12 : Fly to Kathmandu

    Walking Hours:  No walking hours

    Difficulty: Easy

    Accommodation: 4-star Hotel

    Elevation: 1400m

    Highlights: Bird's eye view of forested lands, hills, breathtaking flight

    Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 13 : Sightseeing

    Cultural and Historical sites around Kathmandu Valley - Boundanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) and Patan Durbar Square

    Farewell Dinner at finest local restaurant

  • Day 14 : Final Departure

    Today as per your flight schedule,  our chauffeur will take you to the airport from this amazing country, Nepal.

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Start Date End Date Status
29th Jun, 2019 13th Jul, 2019 10 space left

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