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Gokyo Lake Trek

  • Grade: Difficult
  • Duration: 14 days
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  • Best Seasons: Autumn (sept-Dec), Spring (Feb- May)
  • Highest Altitude: 5357m/17570 Ft
  • Start-Ends: Lukla

Gokyo Lake is one of the significant viewpoints of Mt. Everest and other Himalayas. This is the alternative and classic Everest base camp trek of Everest region and it takes you into the valley of west of Everest. The major attraction of the this trek is beautiful Gokyo Lake at an altitude of 500 m, rocky peak along with the best expansive and spectacular views of Mt. Everest. The treks fulfills the trekker’s wish to walk in the Everest region without the physical stress of reaching out to the base camp of Everest or crossing high passes.This trek is best for the trekkers who wish to trek differently in the Everest region and also want to reach the base camp of the World’s tallest mountain in the Everest Base Camp Trek. Beside Gokyo lake trek, there is another option for the trekker who is interested to conquer the high mountain passes in the Everest Region is Everest high passes.

Outline Itinerary

  • 01 : Arrival In Kathmandu Airport
  • 02 : Brief overview of Trekking plan and Sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • 03 : Fly to Lukla (52m/8,2800m/9184ft), trek to Phakding (2652m/8,700ft) : 3-4 hours
  • 04 : Phakding to Namche Bazar (3,440 m/11,283 ft) : 5 yo 6 hours
  • 05 : Namche Bazar: Acclimatization
  • 06 : Namche Bazar to Phorse (3810m/12,496 ft) : 5 to 6 hours
  • 07 : Phorse Village to Machhermo (4,470m/14663 ft) : 5 to 6 hours
  • 08 : Machharmo to Gokyo (4800 m/15,744 ft): 5 to 6 hours
  • 09 : Gokyo Valley: Climbing Gokyo Ri (5357 m/17570 ft) and hike to fifth lakes : 5 to 6 hours
  • 10 : Trek to Gokyo to Dole: 3 to 4 hours
  • 11 : Dole to Namche Bazar- 4 to 5 hours
  • 12 : Namche Bazar to Lukla : 6 to 8 hours
  • 13 : Fly to Kathmandu
  • 14 : Final Departure

Detail Itinerary

  • 01: Arrival In Kathmandu Airport

  • 02: Brief overview of Trekking plan and Sightseeing in Kathmandu

  • 03: Fly to Lukla (52m/8,2800m/9184ft), trek to Phakding (2652m/8,700ft) : 3-4 hours

  • 04: Phakding to Namche Bazar (3,440 m/11,283 ft) : 5 yo 6 hours

  • 05: Namche Bazar: Acclimatization

  • 06: Namche Bazar to Phorse (3810m/12,496 ft) : 5 to 6 hours

  • 07: Phorse Village to Machhermo (4,470m/14663 ft) : 5 to 6 hours

  • 08: Machharmo to Gokyo (4800 m/15,744 ft): 5 to 6 hours

  • 09: Gokyo Valley: Climbing Gokyo Ri (5357 m/17570 ft) and hike to fifth lakes : 5 to 6 hours

  • 10: Trek to Gokyo to Dole: 3 to 4 hours

  • 11: Dole to Namche Bazar- 4 to 5 hours

  • 12: Namche Bazar to Lukla : 6 to 8 hours

  • 13: Fly to Kathmandu

  • 14: Final Departure

Cost Includes

Price Includes:

  • Pick up and drop service
  • Domestic flight (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu)
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with tea and coffee (2 times) during the trek
  • Accommodation of guest house, lodge in Twin sharing during the trek
  • Trekking permits (TIMS and National Park Entry fee)
  • Experience guide and porter cost
  • Luggage carrying fee per person during the trek( porter or yaks)
  • Salary, food and accomodation, insurance, equipment for trekking staffs
  • Medical kit for a group
  • All hotel accomodation in Kathmandu
  • Farewell dinner before departure
  • Government  and local taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner during the stay in Kathmandu
  • Alcoholic drinks, personal expenses, mineral water, phone calls, laundry and internets
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if necessary like personal accident insurance or helicopter rescue
  • Personal trekking gears and extra luggage
  • Porter cost (extra) - US $15 per person per days per 20 kg
  • International flight tickets, re issue or date change if necessary
  • Nepal Visa fee
  • Tips, souvenir and gifts

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