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Gokyo Lake Trek, Everest Region

Type

Trekking

Span

13 Days

Accomodation

3 star hotel in Kathmandu and tea house during the trek

Meal Plan

Breakfast in Kathmandu. Full board meals during trek.

Trek to Gokyo Valley at a glance

Gokyo Valley Is one of the highest settlements in World positioned at an elevation of 4,750m. Not permanently inhabited all year around Gokyo valley, is a collection of houses which acts as tea houses for travellers and trekkers. This fantastic trip combines trek leading towards Everest Base camp & Gokyo Lake-a emerald green lake. The varied & stunning landscapes make your journey captivating during this detour. Discover 6 prominent lakes of Gokyo- Gokyo Cho (Dudh Pokhari), Thonak Cho (the largest), Gyazumpa Cho, Tanjung Cho, Ngozumpa Cho, and Longbanga Cho. Alongside, you will be able to witness Ngozumpa Glacier, the Cho Oyu wall and the Chuguima Pass.

Highlights
● Promising views of Gigantic Mountains including everest
● The World highest glacier Khumbu Glacier
● The emerald green Gokyo Lake & its siblings
● Trekking in the beautiful Gokyo Valley

13 Day(s) Detailed Itinerary

Arrival on:Kathmandu, Nepal
Departure from: Kathmandu, Nepal
Day 1: Arrival In Kathmandu

Activities:

  • TIA to Kathmandu city, pickup
  • Kathmandu hotel check-in
  • Trek preparation & meet-up with guide
  • Collect all trekking permits & registration at one place
  • Local souvenir

Elevation: 1,400 metres 
Meals Provided: Welcome dinner

 

Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing

Activities:

  • Visit UNESCO World heritage site- Boudhanath Pashupatinath, the monkey temple Swayambhunath
  • Explore city streets & traditional crafts such as pottery and weaving.

Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 3: Flight To Lukla & Hike to Pakhding

Activities:

  • Scenic Kathmandu-Lukla Flight
  • Discussion & meeting With Porters
  • Follow Through The Dudh Koshi Valley
  • Witness Buddhist shrines, prayer flags along the way

Accommodation: Basic Tea House
Elevation: 2,610 m

Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 4: Phakding - Namche Bazar

Activities:

  • The crossing of several rivers
  • Pass-Through high Suspension bridges including popular
  • Hillary bridge
  • Walkthrough beautiful rhododendrons, giant firs and magnolia trees
  • Enter the Sagarmatha National Park
  • Catch glimpse of Everest, Nuptse-Lhotse

Elevation: 3,440m 
Accommodation: Basic Teahouse
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 5: Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazaar

Activities:

  • Warm-up walks to the sherpa museum to acclimatize in high altitude.
  • A glimpse of Sherpa culture & their long mountaineering history
  • Optional hike to the Sherpa villages of Khunde and Khumjung (3,800m)
  • Promising views of Everest & its neighbours. 

Elevation:3,440 m
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

 

Day 6: Namche to Dole

Activities:

  • Explore small village in Khumbu region
  • Walk Pass Namche for 5 hours to reach Dole

Elevation:4038m
Meals Provided:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accomodation: Basic Teahouse

 

Day 7: Dole To Machhermo

Activities:

  • Rewarding views of Majestic Mountains
  • Follow Through high grasslands past several chapels
  • Witness Green Valley Of Machhermo

Elevation: 4470m
Meals Provided:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accomodation: Basic Teahouse

 

Day 8: Machhermo - Gokyo Lake

Activities:

  • Pass the moraine of Ngozumpa Glacier
  • Climb to Gokyo Ri
  • Witness Blue Lakes Of Gokyo: 6 Lakes Of gokyo
  • Catch Perfect Backdrop Of HImalayas & Gokyo itself

Elevation: 4,700m
Meals Provided:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accomodation: Basic Teahouse

 

Day 9: Gokyo To Dole

Activities:

  • Witness Major peaks: Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu
  • Descend To Dole
  • Walk 4-5 hours To reach Dole

Elevation: 4038m
Meals Provided:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accomodation: Basic Teahouse

 

Day 10: Dole - Namche Bazaar

Activities:

  • Retrace steps back to sherpa hub-Namche
  • Witness the local sherpa & their culture

Elevation: 3440m
Meals Provided:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accomodation: Basic Teahouse

 

Day 11: Namche-Lukla

Activities:

  • Hike down, a trail steep trail descends to the Hillary Suspension Bridge
  • Celebrate your achievement
  • Refreshment dinner 

Elevation: 2800m
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Tea House 

 

Day 12: Lukla - Kathmandu

Activities:

  • Sweeping flight to Kathmandu
  • Bird's eye view of hills & mountains
  • Hop in at Hotel

Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 13: Final Kathmandu

Activities: 

  • Bid final goodbye to the team
  • Airport Drop off

Meals: Breakfast

 

Inclusion

What's included?
  • A porter and his entire expenses.
  • Airport pickup and drop facility.
  • Breakfast,Lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (provided upon request).
  • First aid medical kit
  • Fresh seasonal fruits after the dinner (while on the trek).
  • Full day guided city tour in Kathmandu (Day 2) by a private vehicle.
  • Insurance of guide and porter.
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight tickets
  • Licensed, experienced and English speaking trekking guide.
  • Lodge expenses during the trek.
  • One porter for two people.
  • Stay in the city at finest hotel (3 nights twin sharing room at Kathmandu).
  • Trekking permits/TIMS.
  • Upscale Adventures duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese Restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance.
What's not included?
  • Additional meals and drinks
  • Cost for additional trips.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Extra porter charge.
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Nepal arrival visa.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tipping to staffs (as an appreciation).
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency rescue and evacuation

Departures

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 write us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.

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