Gokyo Lake Trek

Let yourself be enamored and enthralled by the beauty of the Gokyo Lake region with the sparkling pristine blue and green waters of the Gokyo Lakes. At a height of over 5,000m, Gokyo Lake is the freshwater lake situated in the highest altitude in the world. Gokyo Lake Trek uses the high route pass of Cho La at 5,330m. Gokyo Lake Trek is one of the most adventurous treks in Nepal. Gokyo Lake Trek offers the experience of trekking along warm-hearted Sherpa people and their traditional culture. Relishing the breath-taking views of the Khumbu region, Gokyo Lake Trek features varieties of beautiful floras and faunas in its route.

Gokyo Lake Trek includes the tour of Sagarmatha National park in its route. Sagarmatha National Park is the home to many of the unique floras and faunas. Heading through thick forests and witnessing some of the gorgeous valleys, you will have plenty of opportunities to take pictures with the stunning landscape that comes in our way. When we talk about the stunning landscape, we must not forget about the view of the marvelous Himalayan mountain ranges that Gokyo Lake Trek has to offer. Gokyo Lake Trek highlights the unobstructed views of many gigantic mountains like Mt Lhotse (8,516m), Mt. Makalu (8,463m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m), and the highest mountain of them all Mt. Everest (8,848m). Tagging along with the Himalayas, Gokyo Lake Trek also features the beautiful Khumbu Icefall, glaciers, water streams, and waterfalls on its in-route. We will also come across ancient Buddhist monasteries and mix settlement of Nepali and Tibetan villages throughout the trek. Gokyo Lake Trek offers us an awe-inspiring panoramic of mountains which will definitely make our trekking memorable.

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Outline Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1300 m)
  • Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trek preparation
  • Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,800 m), trek to Phakding (2,652 m): 3 - 4 hours
  • Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m): 5 - 6 hours
  • Day 05: Namche Bazaar: acclimatization
  • Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Phorte Village (3810 m): 5 - 6 hours
  • Day 07: Phortse Village to Machharmo-(4,470 m): 5 - 6 hours
  • Day 08: Machharmo to Gokyo (4800 m): 5 - 6 hours
  • Day 09: Gokyo Valley: Climb Gokyo Ri (5357 m) and hike to fifth lakes: 5 - 6 hours
  • Day 10: Gokyo to Dole: 3 - 4 hours
  • Day 11: Dole to Namche Bazaar: 4 - 5 hours
  • Day 12: Namche Bazaar to Lukla: 6 - 8 hours.
  • Day 13: Fly to Kathmandu
  • Day 14: Final departure

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01 :Arrive in Kathmandu (1300 m) Upon your arrival, our representative will greet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. The afternoon will be free for you to get a first taste of Nepali life in Kathmandu. Dinner in the evening. O/N Hotel
  • Day 02 :Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trek preparation Today we will take a tour around the city of Kathmandu, visiting the major heritage sites such as; Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, Patan and Durbar Square. You will be guided and informed by a licensed guide. O/N Hotel
  • Day 03 :Fly to Lukla (2,800 m), trek to Phakding (2,652 m): 3 - 4 hours We fly to Lukla through the glorious Himalayas and landing at one of the world’s most unique airport on our third day of the journey. We then trek for 3-4-hour trek along few water streams and come across a couple of Buddhist monasteries before reaching the village of Phakding. O/N Lodge
  • Day 04 :Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m): 5 - 6 hours After our breakfast, we start our day by trekking along Dudh Koshi River. We cross some suspension bridges to enter Sagarmatha National Park. After few hours of the trek through the lush Himalayan forest, we reach the village of Namche Bazaar. O/N Lodge
  • Day 05 :Namche Bazaar: acclimatization In the Sherpa market town of Namche Bazaar, we will catch our first glimpse of Everest. We will spend an extra day here to acclimatize. Later, we hike up to Hotel Everest View to relish the stunning view of the Himalayas featuring Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Cho-Oyu, and the other gigantic Himalayas. O/N Lodge
  • Day 06 :Namche Bazaar to Phorte Village (3810 m): 5 - 6 hours We start our day with a pleasant walk to the traditional Sherpa village Phorte. We trek through some alpine Himalayan forests with the view of Ama Dablam, Cho-Oyu, and Khumbila. We cross a suspension bridge over Dudh Koshi River before reaching Phorte. O/N Lodge
  • Day 07 :Phortse Village to Machharmo-(4,470 m): 5 - 6 hours Trekking through an easy grassy path, we pass several water streams, waterfalls, bridges, and forests till we reach Sherpa villages of Lhabarma and Luza. We enjoy the stunning views of Mt. Cho Oyu as we climb up a couple of ridges and reach Machharmo. O/N Lodge
  • Day 08 :Machharmo to Gokyo (4800 m): 5 - 6 hours We have a relatively steep climb to begin the day. Due to the altitude, we may experience altitude sickness. However, we will have the beautiful view of the Himalayas to compensate our struggle. Trekking along the moraine of Ngozumpa Glacier, we reach marvelous Dudh Pokhari Lake. We trek for a couple of hours to reach Gokyo. O/N Lodge
  • Day 09 :Gokyo Valley: Climb Gokyo Ri (5357 m) and hike to fifth lakes: 5 - 6 hours Chasing the outstanding view of gargantuan mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Pumori, Thamserku, Khangteka, Tensum Khang Gunnel, and Cho La Che, we climb up the stunning Gokyo Ri viewpoint. Gokyo Ri hosts the spectacular view of the aforementioned Himalayas. We then hike towards the five lakes in this region before trekking downhill to Gokyo valley. O/N Lodge
  • Day 10 :Gokyo to Dole: 3 - 4 hours Trekking along some lush forests, steep ridges, and water streams, we cross a wooden bridge over Dudh Koshi River. We trek for an hour or two after crossing the bridge and reach Dole. Dole offers us an immersive experience of the culture of Sherpa people. O/N Lodge
  • Day 11 :Dole to Namche Bazaar: 4 - 5 hours We trek downhill along Dudh Koshi River enjoying the magnificent panorama of the Himalayas like Ama Dablam, Cho Oyu, and Everest till we cross a suspension bridge. After crossing the bridge, we trek for few hours and reach Namche Bazaar. O/N Lodge
  • Day 12 :Namche Bazaar to Lukla: 6 - 8 hours. On our final day of hiking, we will enjoy the vista of majestic mountains, serene nature and traditional villages as we make our way to Lukla. Trekking through rhododendron forest, we pass some steep ridges while recall the great experiences we have just shared in our trek. O/N Hotel
  • Day 13 :Fly to Kathmandu The last day involves flying back to Kathmandu (35 mins), checking into the hotel. The rest of the time in the capital city can be used to buy souvenirs and enjoy the sights and sounds before departing. O/N Hotel
  • Day 14 :Final departure It’s the day to say bid farewell to the beautiful land of Nepal. Our company representative will take you to the airport. In case our country has enchanted you so much you desire to further explore, we are always there to extend your trip.

Cost Includes

All airport transfers 
Accommodation in Kathmandu
Farewell Dinner
Tea-house Lodge during the Trekking
Experience, Government Licensed English-speaking Guide
Porters : 2 Member one porter
Domestic Airfare/ Ktm-Luckla-Ktm. Airport Tax
All your standard Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking.
 Every meals cup of tea or coffee
All Trekking permits and Necessary documents 
 Sleeping bag, Down Jacket( If Necessary) & Duffle bag by company
 Staff insurance, medication and equipment,
 First Aid Kit and Special Care
 Rescue arrangements for our clients
All Govt. and Local Taxes
Trekking Certificate from Destination Unlimited Treks
 

Cost Excludes

 International airfares
Travel/trekking insurance
Kathmandu sightseeing  Entrance fees
Nepal entry visa fees.
 Khumbu Tax Worth 20$
Mountain rescue charges or insurance
Bottled drinks on trek (cold and alcoholic) and Hot Drinks
Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
Additional food or drink on trek in addition to three standard meals
Personal expenses, Emergency Expenses, road blocked, snakes, desert.etc
Tips, Hot Showers
Which is not mentions in Cost Included Section.

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Key Information

  • Trip Cost US$ 1280
  • Trip Duration 14 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Trip Style Trekking
  • Max Altitude 5357m
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