Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal

Highlights

  •  Combined 6 shimmering and unmodified lakes
  • Ngozumba, Longest glacier of Nepal
  •  Gokyo Ri view point, view of Himalayas, glacier and lakes
  •  Stay at Gokyo village
  •  View of Himalayas; Mt. Everest (8,848m) Lhotse (8,516 m), Cho-Oyu (8, 201m), Nuptse (7,855m) Amadablam (6,812 m) and Mt. Makalu (8,463 m) with other unnamed peaks
  • Ramsar Site (wetlands of international importance) by UNESCO
  • Tengboche Monastery, largest monastery at Khumbu region
  •  Sagarmatha National Park, World Heritage site
  • Namache Bazar and Lukla Airport

Gokyo Lake Trek is another vibrant trekking route in Everest Region. It is the part of Sagarmatha National Park which is one of the UNESCO’s World Heritage sites. Additionally, Gokyo and associated Lakes are listed as Ramsar Site (wetlands of international importance) by UNESCO.

Gokyo Lake trek offers the travelers with fewer bustle trails leading to the manifold destination. Despite the focus of trek is to attain Gokyo Lake, panoramic Mountain View is supplemented throughout the trek. Since it is in Everest region, Gokyo Lake trek basically starts from Lukla after you land to Lukla Airport from Kathmandu valley. As in the Everest Base Camp trek, we will be trekking up to most famous Namche Bazar and rest for a day to acclimatization. You can explore Namache Bazar’s surrounding.

Trek beyond the walls of mountains and gardens of glacier leading to shimmering blue pure Gokyo lake is Gokyo Lake Trek. Within the fewer days in high altitude and settled Gokyo Village directing to Gokyo Ri and Longest glacier of Nepal Ngozumba thrills trekkers’ soul with the ravishing ambiance.

The way of Everest Base Camp Trek and Gokyo Lake trek is separated from Namche Bazar, so there will be less trekker. Undoubtedly, you have the eye-pleasing view of Himalayas; Mt. Everest (8,848m) Lhotse (8,516 m), Cho-Oyu (8, 201m), Nuptse (7,855m) Amadablam (6,812 m) and world’s 5th highest Mt. Makalu (8,463 m) with other unnamed peaks. Likewise, you stay at Gokyo village and observe the fine green pasture nearby lake. Gokyo Ri is the best viewpoint facilitating to have the not only the view of mountains but of glaciers, ice ridge and lakes as a big combo package. Gokyo Lake trek leads you to Ngozumba glacier one of the longest in Nepal. Gokyo area is the habitat of diverse flora and fauna as musk deer, red panda, Thar (mountain goat) and snow leopard.

Nepal Adventure team forms the schedule of Gokyo Lake trek for the enthusiastic travelers. Gokyo Lake trek showcases the diversified view with fewer nights in high altitude and Nepal Adventure Team support to bask this opportunity in a more optimum way.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu via respective airlines
  • Day 2Preparation day in Kathmandu
  • Day 3Fly to Lukla 2,820 m & trek to Phakding 2,640 m - 04 hrs
  • Day 4Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m - 05 hrs
  • Day 5Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion
  • Day 6Trek to Dole 4,110m - 06 hrs
  • Day 7Trek to Machherma 4,470m-04 hrs
  • Day 8Trek to Gokyo 4,800m -04 hrs
  • Day 9Gokyo rest day, hike to GokyoRi 5,357m
  • Day 10Return to Dole - 06 hrs
  • Day 11Trek to Namche Bazaar - 06 hr
  • Day 12Trek to Lukla - 07 hrs
  • Day 13Fly back to Kathmandu
  • Day 14International departure for homeward bound

What's Included

  • Airport pickup and drop by car
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at typical restaurant
  • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu by flight
  • 3 nights hotel in Kathmandu BB basis
  • 10 nights teahouse lodge during the trek
  • 11 days meal full board Breakfast, lunch, Dinner and tea / coffee in cup
  • An experience trekking guide, Sherpa / porters and their salary, insurance, equipment, food & lodge, flight, etc
  • Guide and porter expenses
  • Route map
  • First aid medical kit
  • All government taxes
  • Nepal Adventure Team’s T-shirt and certificate of appreciation
  • Nepal visa fee and International flight
  • Extra drinks as alcoholic & non-alcoholic
  • Personal expenses as phone bill, chocolate, bakery & cake, battery charge, laundry, hot shower and extra porter
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Tips to guide & porters