Gokyo Lake Trek is the best wilderness adventure trekking in Khumbu region of Nepal. The astoundingly majestic five lakes up in the Gokyo Valley would be the epitome of any beautiful adventurous holiday in Nepal. Trek with Nepal Intrepid Treks team for the unlimited fun, thrill and best hospitality in the Khumbu region of Nepal.
Gokyo Lake Trek starts from the Kathmandu in a mountain flight taking you to the Lukla. Upon meeting the rest of the trekking crew members and Sherpa the journey heads towards Namche Bazaar passing by Phakding. The acclimatization takes place in Namche Bazaar. The Lake trekking in Gokyo Valley including Gokyo Ri of height 5360m requires proper acclimatization. Khumjung Village Hiking or Everest View Hotel Hiking provides ample activities for the acclimatization. Trekkers can also roam around the Namche Bazaar and observe the lifestyle of Sherpa People as well. The overall purpose of the acclimatization procedure is to prepare your mind and body to cope well with the thin air and mountain madness. The acclimatization can be taken place in Machhermo as well. From Namche the trek head towards the Gokyo Valley passing by Dole and Machhermo. From here trek differs from Everest Base Camp Trek package. En-route you will witness Sherpa Homeland, Alpine forests, Rivers and spectacular landscapes of Khumbu region. The mere sight of these five lakes would provide you the romantic feeling. The sight of the lake, mountains and hills as well as glaciers from your room window during accommodation in Gokyo Lake side is enthralling and captivating. The early morning hiking towards Gokyo Ri would be enchanting. The 360 degree views of the mountains like Cho Yu, Pumori, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Nirekha, Cholatse, Tabuche, Thamserku, Kangtega, Pharilapche and passes like Renjo La Chola can be seen. This is probably the only place in Khumbu region from where you will witness panoramic views of Mountains. Gokyo Lake Trek then reroute back to Lukla from the same way.
Book this amazing trekking in Gokyo Valley with the Nepal Intrepid Treks family.
Tribhuwan International Airport
Should be airport 3 hours before the flight.
Airport picks up and drops.
4 nights Accommodation in Kathmandu
Round trip flight Kathmandu – Lukla / Lukla – Kathmandu including departure taxes
Three daily meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) & accommodation during the trek.
Medical supplies [First Aid medical kit will be available].
Trekking Information Management System [TIMS], New Trekking permit to keep a record of tourist [This is for your safety].
Food, lodging,salary,insurance and other expenses of staffs.
All necessary paperwork.
Guided sightseeing tour including all entry fees.
All necessary staffs with experienced English speaking guide, Porter( 2 pax for 1 porter) & (also a personal Sherpa on request).
T – shirt, Duffle bag, trekking map
Trip achievement certificate.
Government taxes and office service charge.
COST NOT INCLUDED
Nepal entry visa fee
International air fee
Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
All cold drinks, water any beverage are not included on your trip price.
We provide such service with extra charge.
(Note:– Our option excursion are culture trip, Festival trip, monastery meditation with Lama and Monks, Bird watching, Farming trip other things as per clients interest).
(Note: – Clients them have to arrange personal trekking equipment such as- trekking pole).
Tips for driver, guide and porters are not included in the cost of your package).
1. Personal expenses such as phone calls, Internet, Laundry, Bar Bill and extra porters.
2. Cost arising out of land slide, Road Blocked, Rescue of any form, Cancellation of flight or Reasons beyond our control.
3. Any other Expenses which are not mentioned on price include section.
Day 01: Arrived to Kathmandu
Arrive at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. Upon arrival at Kathmandu, Nepal Intrepid Treks will be your trustworthy travel companion until you depart for your home country. We will accommodate our valued customers in three star hotels in Kathmandu. We take care of the room and breakfast of our valued customers during their stay in Kathmandu Valley.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
In Kathmandu Valley our customers to the landmark sight of Kathmandu. Our experienced guide will take you to Kathmandu Durbar Square which holds the political and historical values in Nepalese civilization. Apart from Kathmandu Durbar Square, we take our customers to Swayambhu Nath Temple (Monkey Temple) which is the symbol of Harmony between Buddhists and Hindus from the very place we can get the splendid view of Kathmandu Valley and its outskirts. Furthermore, we take you to Pashupatinath Temple which is the holy place for hindu devotees and the holy cremation area which might interest you.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla(2850m) then trek to Phakding(2650m) – 3 hours
The Lukla airport often called as Tenzing Hillary Airport is the world’s most dangerous airport. The thrill of landing in such an airport is an added experience to make. From Lukla the Trek begin to Phakding. Phakding is a small village in the Khumbu region of Nepal. It lies in the Dudh Kosi river valley just north of Lukla and south of Monjo, at an altitude of 2,610 m. In this part of the trek we reach to Jorsalle which is the entry point of the Sagarmatha National Park where entry permit will be checked.
Day 04: Trek to Namche(3443m) – 6 hours
The journey from Phakding to Namche is very pleasant and full of wilderness adventure. The amazing bridge of Larpche will definitely thrill you before uphill trek to Namche. It is located within the Khumbu area at 3,440 metres (11,286 ft) at its low point, populating the sides of a hill. Namche is considered as the Sherpa Capital and the major trading place of Khumbu region.
Day 05: Acclimatization day in Namche – 4 hours
The acclimatization process takes place in Namche Bazzar by taking short day hiking or relaxing by roaming around in the Namche itself. According to health experts the trekkers should always move while relaxing and acclimatizing in the altitude. So, we take our fellow trekkers to either short hiking or walking in and around Namche before setting up for the further trek. Trekkers can hike to the world’s highest placed hotel “The Everest View hotel” from where you can see the spectacular view of the Mount Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Khangtega and other panoramic views of snow capped mountains. The Khangtega mountain is unique on its geographical setting as it resembles the back pack of Horse riding.
Day 06: Trek to Dole (4210m) – 6 hours
The journey from Namche to Dole will be mesmerizing because of the first clear view of the Everest behind Nuptse can be seen on the way. Amazing landscape along the alpine forests overlooking the Amadablam, Tabuche, Nuptse, Everest, Lhotse and hilly terrain are the highlights of this day’s trekking.
Day 07: Trek to Machhermo (4450m) – 3 hours
From Dole to Machhermo is on the ridge at the north western side facing Tabuche and Cholatse Mountain looking at the Phortse Village. The uphill and flat track then downhill will take you to the small valley on the bank of river.
Day 08: Trek to Gokyo Valley (4750m) – 4 hours
The most inspiring and awesome day of your entire trekking. As you trek higher along the river originated from the Gokyo Lakes the most promising scenes come in front of you. The gradual uphill will take you to the first lake of the Gokyo Lakes series and you can take amazing fairyland picture from the bridge near 1st Gokyo Lake. The trail passes by the second lake and finally takes you to the small yet beautiful Gokyo Valley on the bank of third Gokyo Lake.
Day 09: Hike to Gokyo Ri (5360m) in early morning then trek to Dole – 7 hours
The hiking of the Gokyo Ri presents the best 360 degree view of the mountains. View of the Choyou, Pumori, Changtse, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Taboche, Thamserku, Kang tega, Kusum Kangaru, Phari Lapche and other glaciers. The shadow of the Phari Lapche in Gokyo Lake is magnificent.
Day 10: Trek to Namche – 5 hours
The journey from Gokyo to Namche in itself is a magical moment. As the journey altitude decreases the joy increases. Don’t think that the way is same and the view will also be same. It is always different when coming back even if the trail is same. Your trekking guide will brief you regarding the differences in the viewpoints of the same landscape too. Enjoy your trip back to Namche.
Day 13: Trek to Lukla – 7 hours
At this juncture we will have fun while trekking with some songs on popular Nepali folk tunes, we will share the pictures that we took and the memories that we cherished. Upon reaching Lukla we will give rest to our mind and body.
Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu
We head back to Kathmandu and as earlier the accommodation will be provided along with the breakfast in a three star hotel in Kathmandu. On spare day you can roam around Thamel or other major touristic areas at Kathmandu and do some shopping.
Day 15: Leisure day in Kathmandu
This day is for you to roam around the Kathmandu. You can indulge yourself in shopping around Thamel or moving around. You can also visit our trekking office for the further future trip details.
Day 16: Farewell
We always aspire for the best service to our guests. With the vow to meet again in the next trip we will bid farewell. We would leave no stone upturned to make your customers feel important and happy. We always take suggestions and encourage our valued customers to promote Nepal and Trekking in Nepal.