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Everest Gokyo Lake Trek

Everest Gokyo lake trek gives us an alternative to the traditional Everest base camp trekking which start from lukla after half an hour mountain flight from Kathmandu valley. This route offers us to explore beautiful Khumbu region as we get an exclusive opportunity to witness best of turquoise lakes, highest Himalayas, Sherpa cultures. Trekking to this region through Gokyo Lake, in a nutshell, will be a lifetime experience with the enthralling sights of Mt. Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Nuptse, Amadablam, Pumori, and Tengboche Monastery which is the largest monasteries of Khumbu region of Nepal. This trek is the best destination if you are really interested on mountain and alpine. In the village the community building porter shelter and health post and the lodge of this region is not so comfortable. It gives us to chance to create wonderful memories around the foothills of highest Himalayans and visit to this lake and magical panoramic views from Gokyo Ri marks as the major highlights of this trekking.

Everest Gokyo Lake is quite challenging adventurous at Everest region. For these trekking one trekker should be physically fit and possess tremendous passion towards exploring the best of Himalayan nature and culture can join this trip. All the mountain views are eye catching from here and the Ngozumpa Glacier which is the largest glacier of Himalayan Nepal also can seen from the ridge above the valley of Gokyo. The trail continuous to way up stone steps to the third Lake to Dudh Pokhari turquoise in color and reflecting the white face of Cho Oyu, seen ahead and finally reach to your ultimate destination in this lake where few tea houses are available for overnight. The best time for his trekking route is September, October, November, December, March and April. This trekking route is less crowded than the Everest base camp trekking.

Outline Itinerary

Outline Itinerary 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and check-in to Hotel
Day 02: Full Day Sightseeing Kathmandu Valley
Day 03: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m/8,700ft): 40 minutes flight; 8km, 3 – 4 hours trek
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m/11,280 ft): 11km, 5 – 6 hours
Day 05: Acclimatization Day – Namche Bazaar: (3,440m/11,284ft)
Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Dole (4400m) 5-6 hours
Day 07: Dole to Machhermo (4,470m/ 14,663ft) 4-5 hours
Day 08: Machhermo to Gokyo (4,800 m/15,744 ft): 7km, 4-5 hours
Day 09: Hike up Gokyo RI (5357m) and trek to Machhermo 8 hour
Day 10: Trek from Machhermo to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 6 hour
Day 11: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,860m/9,186ft): 19km, 6 – 7 hours
Day 12: Fly to Kathmandu 30 minute
Day 13: Final International Departure

Details Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and check-in to Hotel

The representatives from Himalayan Scenery will welcome you at TIUA (Tribhuwan International University Airport) upon your arrival. We then transfer you to the hotel for the overnight stay.

Day 02: Full Day Sightseeing Kathmandu Valley

Take breakfast and around at 9:00 AM start to sightseeing point, we spend the whole for the sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Valley. You will have the full day guided sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley covering the major cultural attractions which have also been cited as The World Heritage Cultural Sites. Which is most popular Kathmandu Durbar square and Kumari temple, Patan Durbar Squer Krishna Mandir temple, Syoyembhunath Buddhist Temple, Boddhanath stupa One of the biggest stupa in the world and Pashupatinath Hindu Temple which is main shrine hindusim temple, After visit return to hotel and stay overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m/8,700ft): 40 minutes flight; 8km, 3 - 4 hours trek

Early morning transfer to Domestic airport depends on flight schedules and timing, 30 minute flight from Kathmandu to lukla which is most popular Danger list of world. And around 4 hour walk to Phakding stay overnight at lodge.

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m/11,280 ft): 11km, 5 - 6 hours

After breakfast trek to Namche, beautiful Sherpa village passing on the and some suspensions bridges following the dudhkoshi river; when we reach at double high suspensions bridge if weather is perfect we will see some himalayan thamserku, Tabuche peak, kwande peak and some others peaks. After that bride continue couple hour uphill to reach at Namche. The namche is biggest Himalayan Sherpa village or City of Nepal. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 05: Acclimatization Day - Namche Bazaar: (3,440m/11,284ft)

After breakfast start hike up to Everest View point and Sherpa Museum, from Namche to Everest view point takes an hour hike and will see many of Peaks as Mt. Everest (8848m) Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Tabuche, Thamserku, Kwande peak and other trekking peaks as well. After viewing visit to Admon Hillary builded by khumjung high school and take lunch in Khumjung slowly return to Namche. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Dole (4400m) 5-6 hours

After breakfast trek to Dole takes 5-6 hour, up and downhill into Sagarmatha National Park. if lucky to see much type of Wildlife Animal and Amazing Himalayan scenery forward to reach Dole stay overnight at lodge.

Day 07: Dole to Machhermo (4,470m/ 14,663ft) 4-5 hours

After breakfast continue uphill and desert khumbu valley, the spectacular khumbu valley glacier view and pass to several little Sherpa village, visit to acute mountain sickness and get info HREF and return to lodge stay overnight at lodge.

Day 08: Machhermo to Gokyo (4,800 m/15,744 ft): 7km, 4-5 hours

After breakfast trek to Gokyo lake and visit beautiful blue color biggest lake and many type of Himalayan Peaks and stay overnight at lodge.

Day 09: Hike up Gokyo RI (5357m) and trek to Machhermo 8 hour

Early morning hike up Gokyo RI take 3 hours, Panorama views more than twenty peaks which is most beautiful and highest peak as Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nupse. Pumari, Cho y u, Makalu, Barunche, Amadablam, Thamserku and many others peaks, after viewing return to gokyo lake take breakfast and continue to Mechhermo stay overnight at lodge.

Day 10: Trek from Machhermo to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 6 hour

After breakfast trek to namche, it is also tough day downhill and uphill to reach Namche Bazaar stay overnight at lodge.

 

Day 11: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,860m/9,186ft): 19km, 6 - 7 hours

After breakfast continue to Lukla same way following until lukla and celebrate with our team to say good bye to all porters or staff and preparation flight to Next day  to Kathmandu and stay  overnight at lodge.

Day 12: Fly to Kathmandu 30 minute

Depend of flight schedule if late flight take breakfast and little walk to airport otherwise must leave earlier from lodge. It takes 30 minutes journey. And Explore day in Kathmandu Valley.

Day 13: Final International Departure

Transfer from hotel to International airport you take the returning flight to your hometown. Our representatives will assist you to reach the airport. You return to your home with an unforgettable travel experience in Nepal and happy journey.

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