Everest Gokyo Lake Trekking

Trip Details

  • Trip CostContact Us
  • Trip Difficulty Strenuous
  • Accomodation NA
  • Transportation NA
  • Trip Style NA
  • Destination Nepal
  • Max. Altitude: 5483m
  • Group size: 2-15
  • Best Season: All
  • Start/End: Ktm-Lukla
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The Gokyo Lake trek starts from Lukla after 45 minute mountaineer flight from Kathmandu and following the Dudh Koshi river valley towards Namche and Khumbu, Thame , Khumjungand many more. The mountains are more spectacular the Ngozumpa Glacier is the largest above Gokyo  lake and  the view of the tremendous ice ridge between Cho Oyu and Gyachung Kang (7922m)  is one of the most dramatic panoramas in Khumbu. There are many options for additional exploration and high-altitude walking, including the Cho La and RenjoLa passes 5420m. The mountains are encounters with the Sherpa villages.  As in the classic Everest Base Camp trek, the warmth and hospitality extended by the local inhabitants of this region and further dimension to your experience of trekking in Nepal.The Gokyo Lake trek starts from Lukla after 45 minute mountaineer flight from Kathmandu and following the Dudh Koshi river valley towards Namche and Khumbu, Thame , Khumjungand many more. The mountains are more spectacular the Ngozumpa Glacier is the largest above Gokyo  lake and  the view of the tremendous ice ridge between Cho Oyu and Gyachung Kang (7922m)  is one of the most dramatic panoramas in Khumbu. There are many options for additional exploration and high-altitude walking, including the Cho La and RenjoLa passes 5420m. The mountains are encounters with the Sherpa villages.  As in the classic Everest Base Camp trek, the warmth and hospitality extended by the local inhabitants of this region and further dimension to your experience of trekking in Nepal.The Gokyo Lake trek starts from Lukla after 45 minute mountaineer flight from Kathmandu and following the Dudh Koshi river valley towards Namche and Khumbu, Thame , Khumjungand many more. The mountains are more spectacular the Ngozumpa Glacier is the largest above Gokyo  lake and  the view of the tremendous ice ridge between Cho Oyu and Gyachung Kang (7922m)  is one of the most dramatic panoramas in Khumbu. There are many options for additional exploration and high-altitude walking, including the Cho La and RenjoLa passes 5420m. The mountains are encounters with the Sherpa villages.  As in the classic Everest Base Camp trek, the warmth and hospitality extended by the local inhabitants of this region and further dimension to your experience of trekking in Nepal.The Gokyo Lake trek starts from Lukla after 45 minute mountaineer flight from Kathmandu and following the Dudh Koshi river valley towards Namche and Khumbu, Thame , Khumjungand many more. The mountains are more spectacular the Ngozumpa Glacier is the largest above Gokyo  lake and  the view of the tremendous ice ridge between Cho Oyu and Gyachung Kang (7922m)  is one of the most dramatic panoramas in Khumbu. There are many options for additional exploration and high-altitude walking, including the Cho La and RenjoLa passes 5420m. The mountains are encounters with the Sherpa villages.  As in the classic Everest Base Camp trek, the warmth and hospitality extended by the local inhabitants of this region and further dimension to your experience of trekking in Nepal.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
  • Day 02Morning half-day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley & Overnight Hotel.
  • Day 03Kathmandu - Lukla – PhagdingTransfer to airport and fly to Lukla, meet trek staff then checked the equipment and porter arrangement and Commence trek to Phakding, overnight Tea house/ Lodge.
  • Day 04Namche Bazaa The trek continues along the Dudh kosi valley through the villages of Benker Monjo and Jorsale then leave the valley climbing steeply on the path that leads to Namche Bazaar, a large sherpa market town. After about 200m. of the ascent you will have your first glimpse of Everest protruding above the Nuptse-Lhotse wall. In Namche Bazaar there are stores, hotel, and Restaurants run by the sherpas. Here you will stay night.
  • Day 05Namche - Rest day In Namche to help acclimatization. Time could be spent exploring Namache Bazar or visit the Everest National park museum situated above Namche Bazaar.
  • Day 06Namche –Phortse Tenga Leave Namche after Breakfast. The trek continues along high path towards everest base camp & Gokyo lake. The trail leads to gokyo from Sanasa and starts climbing about two hours and descend to Phortse Tenga, overnight stay.
  • Day 07Phortse Tenga - Machherma (4410m.) The trek begin climbing through the wood line / summer pasture of tongba, gyele, & Dole. There are a chances to see the musk deer, and reachMachherma for overnight stay.
  • Day 08Machherma –Gokyo Lake A short day consisting of walking to Gokyo situated west of the Ngozumpa glacier near the highest of the three montaine lakes. From Gokyo, a summer pasture, there are tremendous views of thesouth faceof the chooyo. will reach Gokyo for lunch and half day free for acclimatization and overnight stay.
  • Day 09Gokyo Ri Early morning start climb to Gokyo Ri, one of the best views of the Himalayan range of khumbu including Everest, Pumari, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Thamserkhu. And back to gokyo overnight stay.
  • Day 10Gokyo – Phortse Leave Gokyo descend to Phortse village via Thare. The trek follows open valley and summer pasture surrounding high himalayan peaks.
  • Day 11Phortse - Pangboche The trek starts gradually up hill a spectacular high path reaching to Pangboche for lunch and explore sherpa village & Monastery in the after noon, Over night stay.
  • Day 12Pangboche – Khumjun Continue trek to thangboche monastery and descend phungi thanga across bridge and ascent via Laushasa to Khumjung sherpa village for the night.
  • Day 13Khumjung – Phagding Return trek to Phagding via Namche and Monjo sherpa villages. Steeplydescend to the bridge and follow the Dudh kosi river to phagding for night stay.
  • Day 14Phagding - Lukla - Trek to Lukla last day of the trek, overnight stay.
  • Day 15Lukla - KTM - Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel.
  • Day 16Free day In Kathmandu for shoping etc.and over night hotel stay.
  • Day 17Transfer to airport for International departure.

Cost Includes:

  • Arrival & Departure transfers on both domestic and international airport.
  • Hotel  Accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing bed and breakfast basis as per the itinerary.
  • Full board meals while on trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
  • Properly boiled drinking water, tea and coffee while on trek.
  • Accommodation in teahouse during the trek,
  • fare - well dinner in Kathmandu end of the trek
  • The sightseeing city tour with world heritage entrance fees
  • All Domestic flights and airport tax as listed in the itinerary.
  • Duffel bag etc for the use during the trip.
  • Professional local experienced Trek Guide & Porter
  • Comprehensive First Aid Kit.
  • Respective region (Everest) trekking map. TIMS Card,
  • Guide & porter with all their allowance and expenses.
  • Proper Insurance of all staff including porters.
  • Warm clothing & trekking gear for staff including porters:

Cost Excludes:

  • Nepal entry Visa fees, Your travel insurance of any kind
  • International Airfare and Airport Tax
  • Lunch and Dinner except mentioned on the Itinerary.
  • All Drinks and main meals in cities & during the trek.
  • Tips and Items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, Telephone, beverage drinks etc.
  • Personal Equipment (for trekking) that you should bring with you:
  • A pair of light hiking boots.
  • A pair of sandals.
  • Some pairs of woolen socks.
  • One light wool / fleece sweater.
  • One down sweater / jacket.
  • One light wind Gore-Tex jacket and one light wind Gore-Tex pant.
  • A pair of Gore-Tex glove shells with liner or ski gloves.
  • One sunscreen lotion
  • A one - litter water bottle and purifier.
  • Two T - shirts and one long sleeve T - shirts.
  • Rucksack
  • Flashlight (extra batteries)
  • Camera and photo films as per your interest.
  • Sun hat.
  • One trekking baggy pants.
  • First aid kit
  • Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, toilet rolls, bath towel etc)  and more necessary personal clothes,