Everest Gokyo Lake Trek


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You need to be in average physical condition, able to walk up to a maximum of 5 hours a day on unpaved trails and track.

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An enjoyable, exciting adventure on high and scenic Khumbu valley, within Mt. Everest region with glamorous views that fascinates you in our marvelous Everest Gokyo Lake Trek and Everest base camp. Gokyo Lake and Everest Base Camp delightful combinations, on the best scenic areas of Khumbu valley, where views of beautiful mountains that never cease from the beginning to an end of the journey.

Everest Gokyo Lake Trek leads you to famous Namche Bazaar for rest and acclimatization and to explore the market, where you witness the traditional and cultural custom of the Highlanders of Everest the Sherpa people. From Namche heading into quiet and tranquil areas towards the beautiful and scenic Gokyo valley with its turquoise-colored lakes, which makes the area one of the most picturesque places in the Himalaya.

At Gokyo with the climb to high Gokyo-Ri for the magnificent panorama of world’s highest mountains Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu and the sixth highest Mt. Cho-Oyu and then heading towards a high Cho-la pass to reach at Everest base camp. As the walk leads to vigorous climb on top Cho-la pass above 5,367 m high with fantastic views of nearby peaks, and then descend to join the main trail of Everest Base Camp where walk leads past Lobuche and Gorakshep.

Gorakshep was an earlier base camp till late 1980’s and then it moved further close to Khumbu Ice Falls, where walks lead over moraine and glacier to stand beneath world’s highest Mt. Everest at base camp. At base camp with incredible close views of a massive block of Khumbu Ice Falls and glaciers, and then heading back to Gorakshep with one more adventure climbing highest spot of the trek at 5,545 m on top Kalapathar. Our adventurous journey concludes walking back at Lukla for a scenic panoramic flight to Kathmandu after completing an adventure of lifetime experience on Everest Gokyo Lake Trek.

Why Everest Gokyo Lake Trek?

“Includes scenic flights with the stunning array of mountain views with Everest

On the quiet and tranquil trail to the beautiful valley of Gokyo and its glacial lakes

Glamorous panorama views of world’s four highest peaks from scenic Gokyo-Ri

Explore Sherpa villages enriched with an age-old culture of Buddhist religion

Crossing high and scenic Cho-la pass towards world highest Everest base camp

From, serene alpine woodland to remorseless fields of a moraine, ice fall, and glaciers

Amazing panorama from high Gokyo-Ri, Cho-la pass, and scenic Kalapathar

Visiting impressive villages, monasteries of great interest and fascination”

On arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, received by View Nepal Treks staff and guide and then transfer to your hotels. After checking into rooms and getting refreshed joining at the meeting place for Gokyo-Ri Panorama trek briefing includes hotels, lodge on the route with do's and don’ts with welcome

Meal

Dinner

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

1400 m

Morning, transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport for scenic short to a flight of 30 minutes, overlooking views of mountain range with Mt. Everest. On reaching Lukla, here with time for short rest and then start the first day walk to Phakding village for the overnight stop. As route leads past many interesting farm villages, a nice pleasant trek with few short ups and gradual trails to reach at Phakding by Dudh Kosi River.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

2,640 m

After a nice morning, walk continues crossing bridges over Dudh Kosi River passing several interesting villages of Toc-Toc, Bhenkar and Monjo arriving at Sagarmatha National Park entrance gate, from here on the river bed for few hours and after the last bridge a steep uphill to Namche Bazaar, at Namche with facilities of good restaurant, pubs, cyber café, post office, and banks.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

3,440 m

At Namche rest day as well to get acclimatized before heading higher area. Optional short hike to Everest View Hotel or walk up on top Namche for views of Everest, Amadablam and adjoining peaks, visit the museum of great interest.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

3,440 m

With pleasant time at Namche, a short ascent leads you on top and then on good winding trail to reach a small place at Kyanjinma and Sanasa village, here chances of seeing some wildlife colorful Danphe pheasant (Impeyan Pheasant) National bird of Nepal and musk deer, and sometimes even Himalayan Thar (mountain goat). From here our route diverts from the main trail heading north with the slow climb to a ridge at Mong 3,973 meters.
After Mong descends to Dudh Kosi at Phortse Thanghka, from here continue to walk uphill to Dole through rhododendron forest and then fades to juniper and conifers trees, at Dole for an overnight stop with the view of Khumbila and Tawache peaks.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

4,110 m

After Dole, walk the valley on a level trail for an hour to Lhabarma Kharka at 4,325 m and to Luza at 4,390m; then skirting around the ridge line with first glimpse of Machherma, located below a small valley, finally reaching at Machherma for lunch and overnight stop after a good scenic walk, afternoon free for acclimatization optional hike with views of Mt. Cho Oyo 8,201 / 26,906 ft high with mountains that flanks Ngozumba Glacier.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

4,470 m

Morning walk leads to Gokyo Lake following a scenic trail to Pangka 4,545m, then climbing a rocky path into ablation valley passing the first lake and second lake, then reaching third lake called Dudh Pokhari or Gokyo Lake. Around the Lake used to be Yak herders summer settlement, after lunch short walk by the lake with views of Mt. Cho Oyo world’s 06th highest, and Gyachung Kang with reflection on Gokyo Lake.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

4,800 m

Morning hike to Gokyo Ri 5,357m, for the panorama of world’s highest peaks from Mt. Cho Oyo, Gyachung Kang, Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Cholatse, Taweche and to the east rises Mt. Makalu. After a mesmerizing time at Gokyo Ri descend to Gokyo for breakfast and walk to Thaknag, a short day walks heading back to the second and first lake near Ngozumba Glacier moraine, as our journey continues to beneath Cho-La often known as Tsho-la a small settlement with few lodges.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

5,357m

Starting early morning before dawn for long steep climb to the top of Cho-la pass (pronounced as Tsho-la) over rocky moraine in snow condition this will be tough to find the right path in snow and ice, walking on rubble of moraine reaching at the top enclosed by Cholatse, Nirekha and Taboche peaks, after a hard climb to the top, descend with care to a small valley at Dzong-la for overnight halt where few lodges available overlooking close Cholatse and Taboche peaks.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

4,830m

After a pleasant overnight at Dzongla, morning walks leads to a short uphill climb and then on the gradual path above Thugla (Dugla), located on the midway of Pheriche and Dingboche on route Everest Base Camp and Lobuche. From here a slow good walk to Lobuche for an overnight stop.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

4,940 m

From Lobuche walk heads closer towards Everest Base Camp, where morning leads to gentle uphill with a short steep climb in between glacier and moraine reaching at Gorakshep.
Gorakshep located beneath Mt. Pumori and Kalapathar viewpoint hill, after a brief refreshing stop at Gorakshep, this was an early Everest base camp till mid-1980’. From here walk continues towards the east at Everest Base Camp, where route leads over moraine and glaciers then finally reaching on the foot of Everest at base camp. Enjoy glorious views of massive Khumbu Ice Fall and glaciers, after completing an adventure of a lifetime experience walk back to Gorakshep for the overnight halt.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

5,170 m

Morning climb on top Kalapathar located above 5,545 m the highest point of the adventure, where walk leads to strenuous slope uphill on reaching on top, rewards you with incredible panorama of mountains where Mt. Everest looks at mere distance. After catching breath-taking views descend back at Gorakshep for breakfast and then continue walk downhill to Pheriche on windy valley for possible lunch break and then continue walk to Pangboche village for overnight stop.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

3,900m

Return journey on pleasant trail on losing altitude on downhill walks, with some short up to encounter towards Thyangboche, after a bridge as walk leads back into green vegetation covered with tall trees all the way to Thyangboche Monastery.
After a refreshing stop at Thyangboche, walk leads to a descend reaching at Imjatse River. From here a steep climb for an hour to Sanasa, and then on gradual walks to reach at Namche Bazaar for an overnight stop.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

3,440 m

Our last day walks lead you to downhill reaching at Dudh Kosi River. From here walk past Jorsalle to Sagarmatha National Park gate (Sagarmatha for Everest in Nepalese) and then to Monjo village, from here following the router to Phakding.
After Phakding few hour of good trek reaches you at Lukla, in Lukla enjoy the night with celebration among fellow trekkers and staff.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

2,860 m

From Lukla taking an early morning flight back to Kathmandu facing sweeping views of Himalayan peaks, on reaching at Kathmandu domestic airport transfer you back to your hotels. Afternoon free at leisure recalling the adventure on Gokyo Lake-Everest Base Camp treks.

Meal

Breakfast and Lunch

Accomodation

Hotel

Altitude

1400 m

Reserved, as spare and contingency day in Kathmandu, in case of flight delay or cancellation in Lukla due to unfavorable bad weather, which can occur sometimes as Himalayan weather can be unpredictable.
If all goes well according to our standard itinerary one can enjoy a free day or sightseeing tour around Kathmandu-Patan and Bhaktapur.

Meal

Breakfast

Accomodation

Hotel

Altitude

1,400 m

Last final day in unique and amazing Himalaya of Nepal after a great adventure and experience on Gokyo Lake and Everest Base Camp trekking, as per your international flight schedule, View Nepal staff transfer you to airport for final departure homeward bound or to your next respective destinations.

Meal

Breakfast

Accomodation

Hotel

Altitude

1,400

What is Included ?

    • All arrival and departure transportation airport / hotel / airport.
    • Three Star (Tourist Standard) hotel in Kathmandu with bed / breakfast basis.
    • A guide who can speak English and government licensed.
    • Porter (2 clients: 1 porter).
    • Food in Trekking (B-L-D).
    • Lodge accommodation during trekking.
    • Applicable TIMS (Trekking Information Management Systems) card.
    • National Park permit for Sagarmatha national park
    • Domestic airfare as per the itinerary Kathmandu / Lukla / Kathmandu and trips briefing with full information and reconfirmation of your international air tickets also.
    • Service of trekking guide and porter daily wages-medical insurance, meals, and transportation allowance.
    • Welcome or Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at authentic Nepalese restaurant with cultural programs.
    • Note: We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.

What is Excluded?

    • Nepal Visa-International airfare-personal travel / medical insurance.
    • Nepal Visa-International airfare-personal travel / medical insurance.
    • Emergency evacuation by any means of transportation including Heli services and personal medical kit.
    • Tips for guide and porter.
    • Early return from the trip due to personal / medical problem in this case clients should bear his / her own expenses on return from trek and in Kathmandu including expenses of accompanying guide / porters.

The given cost are per person and exclude international flights. Given below are the departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you. We also organizes trips on small groups, so we recommend you to reserve a seat for yourself by booking with us right away. Hurry! The adventure awaits you.

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