Gokyo Lake

( Rs 22000 )
Overview

As well as trekking to the six glacial-fed Gokyo Lakes, trekkers can include a climb to the top of Gokyo Ri, which is at the same altitude as Everest Base Camp. From the summit, you will enjoy spectacular views of Everest and other very high mountains and glaciers.Gokyo Lakes are oligotrophic lakes in Nepal's Sagarmatha National Park, located at an altitude of 4,700–5,000 m (15,400–16,400 ft) above sea level. With Gokyo Ri standing at 5483m, the Cho La Pass at 5330m, Everest Base Camp at 5360m and Kala Patthar at 5545m, the Gokyo Lakes trek gains a total of 2679 metres from Lukla and 4145 metres from Kathmandu. From Kathmandu there is a short flight to Lukla, but you can choose to walk in from a lower altitude if you prefer (please contact us for details and options). The short flight from Kathmandu (1400m) to Lukla (2866m) takes about 45 minutes. The ascent to altitude is slow and allows for excellent acclimatisation.

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Hotel

Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Flight Tickets from Kathmandu to Lukla and back.

Exclusions

Client's insurance, Items of personal nature.

Expenses incurred due to Medical evacuation, mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc.

Rest of all not mentioned in cost include.

Gokyo Lake Itinerary

After breakfast, We get ready for our early morning flight to Lukla. We will tell you the departure time on your arrival day. The short but spectacularly beautiful flight takes us to the Lukla airstrip that lets us into the Everest region. As we land at Lukla airport, beautiful snow-capped mountains will welcome us. Meet your local porters and walk downhill to the Sherpa settlement of Cheplung. The trail then follows the side of the Dudh Koshi Valley before ascending to Ghat (2 530m/8 350ft). Another gentle hour leads up to Phakding. Overnight in Phakding at Lodge.

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  • Hotel
  • Airways
  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Exclusions
  • Anything not mentioned on inclusions
Key Activities
  • Travel

The second day of walk takes us into the Sagarmatha National Park. After enjoying our first breakfast in the mountain, we start the walking adventure for the day. We will trek to Namche Bazar today. Entering national park at Monjo check point, we trace the trail that leads us to our destination. We will past beautiful places and cross several hanging bridges over the river.A final three hour ascent through pine forest leads to the prosperous trading and administrative town of Namche Bazaar.

Inclusions
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Exclusions
  • Anything not mentioned on inclusions
Key Activities
  • Trek
  • Nature

As we have already reached the elevation over 3,000 meters above sea level, we will need to take an extra day here at Namche to acclimatize. This acclimatization day at Namche will show us its wonderful surroundings. We can go for a hike to a nearby destination. The afternoon will be at Namche Bazar exploring the village

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  • Hotel
  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Exclusions
  • Anything not mentioned on inclusions
Key Activities
  • Trek
  • Nature

The trail climbs up from the town and then contours around the hillside, offering great views including Everest and heads towards the Gokyo valley. We will trek to Dole through a peaceful trail and surroundings of nature and mountains. We will meet fewer trekkers in the region than on the Everest Base Camp trail. Dole is a small settlement with beautiful surroundings of the beautiful mountains and nature.

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  • Hotel
  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Exclusions
  • Anything not mentioned on inclusions
Key Activities
  • Trek
  • Nature

We will trek to Machhermo today for overnight stay. Another day of peaceful nature walking takes us the destination that is a small settlement of teahouses for the trekkers in the region. Macchermo also provides picturesque views of the surroundings. It is a short walking day so we reach early to Machhermo to enjoy its wonderful surroundings.

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  • Hotel
  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Exclusions
  • Anything not mentioned on inclusions
Key Activities
  • Trek
  • Nature

Our trek for the day today will take us to our ultimate destination of the trip – to Gokyo valley.The trail rises gently from the village to a ridge that offers the first views of the north face of Cho-Oyo (8,210m/26,907ft) and more views of Kangtega and Thamserku. Ahead in the valley is the snout of the Ngozumpa Glacier: the trail drops back towards the river. The walk will take us past serene mountain wilderness where we pass through 1st and 2nd lakes of 5 Gokyo lakes in the region. Eventually, we reach the beautiful 3rd Lake in the Gokyo valley to stay overnight. We will be surrounded by wonderful mountain vistas while in the region.

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  • Hotel
  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Exclusions
  • Anything not mentioned on inclusions
Key Activities
  • Trek
  • Nature

We take an early morning hike to Gokyo Ri to enjoy the view of mountain ranges and the lakes. Although the hike is a difficult and challenging endeavor, it is a rewarding feeling to be on top of the Gokyo Ri. We will be standing at the elevation of 5360meters above sea level enjoying the view of the mountains and the lakes below. We hike back to Gokyo Having food and trek down to dole

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  • Hotel
  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Exclusions
  • Anything not mentioned on inclusions
Key Activities
  • Trek
  • Nature

We will trace the trail back to Namche Bazar and stay overnight here today

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  • Hotel
  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Exclusions
  • Anything not mentioned on inclusions
Key Activities
  • Trek
  • Nature

We will trace the trail back to Namche Bazar and stay overnight here today

Inclusions
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Exclusions
  • Anything not mentioned on inclusions
Key Activities
  • Trek
  • Nature

It is same way back to Kathmadnu.

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  • Airways
  • Breakfast / Lunch
Exclusions
  • Anything not mentioned on inclusions

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