Gokyo Lakes with Gokyo Ri Trek

Gokyo Lakes Trek

Gokyo Lake Trekking Overview

The Gokyo Lake trek in the Everest region is a alternative trekking route to the world famous Everest Base Camp trekking. It is more beautiful trek. The trekking passes through the Sherpa villages rich in highland culture that affords abundant time for accommodation opportunities to know the local culture and tradition as well as lifelong memories to savor the mountain panoramas. The classical trekking route follows the three beautiful mountain lakes of Gokyo valley.

Similarly, the Gokyo Lake trek covers the visit of awesome scenery of world’s highest mountains with the valley of Gokyo area. After the ascending of Gokyo Ri; one can enjoy the superb views of Himalayan peaks including Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu and hundreds of snowy capped mountain peaks. The views from the Gokyo Ri is unforgettable. Many trekkers admired this place for the finest views of the Himalayas.

Gokyo Lake trekking is best in spring and autumn season. However, trekking in winter also possible even though the temperate is below -10 degree Celsius.

Day 01: Join in Kathmandu.

After your arrival in Tribhuvan International Aiport, our representative will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel. After check In, you will have free time to discuss about the trip. Overnight you will stay in hotel.

Day 02: Fly to Lukla, commence trek to Phakding

After having breakfast in the hotel, you will drive to Aiport for 45 minutes Lukla flight. You will enjoy this mountain flight and landed at Lukla airport. You will start trekking to Phakding. Overnight you will stay in lodge at Phakding

Day 03: Phakding  to Namche Bazaar (3446m). 6h walking. O/n at mountain Lodge.

Day 04: Day for acclimatization in Namche Bazar. Excursion to Namche Bazaar and Syangboche. O/n at mountain Lodge.

Day 05: Namche bazaar to Dole (4200m). 7h walking. O/n at mountain Lodge.

Day 06: Dole to Machchhermo (4470m). 4h walking. O/n at mountain Lodge.

Day 07: Machchhermo to Gokyo (4790m). 5h walking. O/n at mountain Lodge.

Day 08: Excursion around Gokyo Lake climb Gokyo Ri (5357). O/n at mountain Lodge.

Day 09: Gokyo to Dole (4200m). 5h walking. O/n at mountain Lodge.

Day 10: Dole to Namche Bazaar (3446m). 5h walking. O/n at mountain Lodge.

Day 11: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2840m). 3h walking. O/n at mountain Lodge.

Day 12: Fly back to Kathmandu. The rest of the day free. O/n at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 13: Transfer to the Kathmandu International airport for your onward Journey.

Cost Includes

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu for three nights
  • Teahouse/Lodge accommodation during trek
  • 3 meals a day during trekking
  • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide and entrance fees
  • Kathmandu-Lukla flight and airport departure tax
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • Sleeping bags and Duffel bags for trekking
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Anything other not mention in cost include section

Trip Name: Gokyo Lakes with Gokyo Ri Trek

Duration: 13 days

Trip Cost: US$ 1235 Per Person

Region: Everest Region

Difficulty: Medium

Highlights: Mountain Views of Mt. Everest and other Himalayas, Sherpa Culture

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