Gokyo Lake special Trekking


TRIP FACTS

Trek Duration:
10
Trip Start/End:
Kathmandu
Trip Grade:
Moderate
Best Season:
September - November/ March - May
Accomodation:
Hotel/lodge/Tea houses
Transportation:
Private vehicles

Gokyo Lakes is located in Khumjung village in Sagarmatha Zone in Nepal. Gokyo Lake is famous among the trekkers leading towards the Sagarmatha base camp. This trek is usually start from Lukla till Gokyo lake. This trek offers stunning views of Himalayas, lush forest, rhododendron and various species of birds. You can also experience unique culture of Sherpas people during trek.


Itinerary

Upon arrival, a representative from Mountain Leaders will receive you at the Airport and transfer to the hotel. Depending upon your arrival time, we will arrange for activities for the day. In the evening, you will enjoy the welcome dinner alongside a lovely cultural performance program. Overnight in Kathmandu.

After breakfast, our guide will pick you up from the hotel and start a day with full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square which is the old palace square. Next we will proceed to Swayambhunath temple- one of the oldest Buddhist Shrines .We will then processed to Visit Pashupatinath- the holiest Hindu temple and Boudhanath- one of the biggest and holiest stupas. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Today we will fly to Lukla which will take approximately for 35-45 minutes. Upon arrival in Lukla you will be introduced to your guide and porter. We will then continue through Dudh Kashi Ghat. The trail follows the bank of the Dudh Koshi River until Phakding where you can enjoy your time .Overnight stay at Lukla.

After breakfast, we will then headed towards Namche Bazaar- the biggest Sherpa Village in Nepal. The trail goes over the Dudh Koshi River via suspension bridge and then through a beautiful pine forest to Monjo. we will headed to Sagarmatha National Park for a permit check and then descend to Dudh Kosi River en route to Jorsale and continue uphill to Namche Bazaar. Overnight stay at Namche Bazaar.

Early morning we will hike above Namche for a incredible view of the Himalayas and great view of Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam. We will then continue to the Sherpa village of Khunde and Khumjung. After leaving sherpas village we came back to Namche . Overnight stay in Namche.

Early morning we will move towards Phortse. On the way you will see the view of Mt. Lhotse, Nuptse, Everest, Ama Dablam and Thamserku. You can also observe the wild lives like Pheasant, Himalayan Thar and even Musk Deer. The trails continues and takes us two different ways- one that leads to Everest Base Camp and the other to Gokyo Valley. We will then move gradually to Mong La Pass and continue our walk down through the pine forests to the Dudh Koshi River and arrive at Phortse Thenga followed by suspension bridge over the river and we get to Phortse. Overnight stay in Phortse.

After breakfast, we will trek through village of Dole which offers good views of Mt. Khumbila and Mt. Tawaoche. We will the steep from Dole to Machermo followed by dense forest . We will move above Dudh Koshi River and finally reached at Machhermo, the last settlement of on the way to Gokyo. Overnight stay in Machhermo.

On this day we will headed towards Machermo. On the way you can enjoy the view of Mt. Kantega and the sixth highest mountain in the world, Cho Oyu. We will then move down the bank of the Dudh Koshi River and then ascend right away to the Ngozumpa Glacier. We cross a bridge and pass the first lake- Longponga Tsho . we will the pass Dudh Pokhari, which means “Milk Pond”. The beautiful Gokyo valley stands on the shores of his third lake. Overnight stay in Gokyo.

Early morning after breakfast, we will pass through village and after 3 hrs walk we will reach Gokyo Ri which will give you view of Cho Oyu , Everest, Makalu etc. we will climb to a hill at the edge of these two lakes, we get to a grassy ground festooned with prayer flags, known locally as “the Scoundrel’s Viewpoint (5000 m). which offers unobstructed views of Cho Oyu, north face of the Everest and the upper expanse of the Ngozumpa Glacier. We will then trek back to Gokyo for overnight stay.

On this day we trek down to Dudh Koshi and pass by the first lakes. We will then descend to a terrace and make fair ascent to a ridge arriving at Chorten. You can see the view of Thamserku, Cho Oyu . We finally arrive at Dole. You can enjoy the amazing view of Mt. Khumbila and Mt. Tawoche. Overnight stay in Dole.

Today We will continue our trek along with rhododendron and colourful wild flowers, and cross Mong La Pass. We will then reach to the Everest base camp and Gokyo and return back to Namche. Finally we reach Namche bazaar.Overnight stay in Namche Bazaar.

After breakfast, leaving Namche we trek towards several village and reach Lukla in the evening. Overnight stay in Lukla.

This morning you will be transferred to Lukla Airport for your flight back to Kathmandu. On arrival in Kathmandu, you will be met and conveyed to hotel. The remainder of the day has been left free for shopping and pick up some last minute souvenirs. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

After breakfast , a representative from Mountain Leaders will receive you in hotel and transfer to the Airport for your final departure.


What are included?

  • Airport picks up & drops by private vehicle.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Kathmandu City Tour by professional tour guide and private vehicle.
  • All your standard Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek. Tea Houses/Lodges, Guest
  • Houses accommodation during the trek.
  • A local government license holder Trekking Guide during the trek.
  • Porter to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine for all trekking staff.
  • Sagarmatha National Park permits and local government tax.
  • Government Tax
  • TIMS Card
  • Farewell Dinner with Nepali culture program.

What are not included?

  • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu.
  • Your travel insurance (compulsory).
  • International airfare and airport departure tax
  • Domestic air tickets and tax
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal trekking Equipment.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver.
  • Emergency Rescue Charge
  • Any changes in the itinerary in case of Natural calamities or circumstances out of our control.


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The itinerary listed is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements. We will be pleased if you provide every minor details about your trip.

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