- 3-star hotel at Kathmandu
- Teahouse twin based sharing room
- 11 Dinners
- 10 Lunches
- 12 Breakfasts
- Experience of the best high-altitude trekking in the world.
- Fly to worlds’ one of the adventurous airports in the world- Lukla airport.
- Explore the vibrant Sherpa villages of Lukla, Phakding, Namche Bazar and more.
- Enjoy the wonderful side trip to Everest view point of Syanboche.
- Explore the wonderful valley of Gokyo- the valley of glacial lakes.
- Collect the best views of mountains including Everest from Gokyo Ri.
- Expect the occasional encounters of wildlife including snow leopard, musk deer, red panda and more.
The upgraded version of Everest Base Camp trekking; Everest Gokyo Lakes trek is considered as the
finest extension of Everest Base Camp Trek. The exciting Gokyo Lakes trek offers to explore the valley of
glacial lakes- Gokyo valley. Gokyo Ri- one of the best mountains view points in Everest offers the best
views of Himalayas including the highest in the world.
The inclusion of Cho-La pass- one of the highest Himalayan passes add an extra level of the challenge on
the trek. The exploration of famous Sherpa villages of Lukla, Phakding, Namche and more is interesting.
To explore the cultures, to witness the true Himalayan lifestyle and to taste the local food is so satisfying
factors of the trek. The occasional encounters of wildlife including Himalayan musk deer, red panda,
snow leopard is expected.
There are two different permits (Sagarmatha National Park Fee and Pashang Lhamu Municipality Entry
fee) are needed. These two permits can be issued along the way.Like other trekking in Everest, the
Gokyo Lakes trekking is also a tea house trekking. All the local lodges on the route has good facilities on
food, accommodation, electricity and even WIFI. The best time to trek to Gokyo Lakes are spring (March
to May) and autumn (September to November). Trekking in monsoon is not recommended and winter is
not a good time to trek to Everest Gokyo Lakes too.
Our Everest Gokyo Lakes Trek is a customizable one. Please contact our Nepal trek experts, if a different
Everest Gokyo Lakes itinerary is needed.
Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport. Glacier Nepal treks representative welcomes you at the airport and takes you to the hotel by privet vehicle. After a short rest, You will meet the guide at our office. you may have some questions about the trekking he will give you an answer to the question. Overnight at the hotel.
It’s about 35 min flight from Kathmandu or 20 min flight from Manthali. You will meet our staff at Lukla airport. you have breakfast at Lukla. Now we are ready to start our trek. It is downhill until thadekoshi you will see the beautiful view of mt. Kusum khankaru. now we walk next to Dudh Kosi river up to Phakding. Overnight at Phakding
After breakfast, we start trekking before reaching banker you can see the beautiful view of mt Thamserku. Today we enter Sagarmatha ( Everest Nepali name) national park. After crossing the several time's suspension bridges we climb up you will see the first view of Mt. Everest. If you get lucky you may see a red panda before reaching Namche bazar. Overnight at Namche Bazar.
Namche Bazar is a gateway to Everest and the biggest village in this region. We hike to Everest view hotel to acclimatization and to see the spectacular view of mt Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Nuptse, and many other peaks. after heading back to Namche you can also visit the Sagarmatha national park head office, sherpa museum, and market, some café show movie about Everest and sherpa. overnight at Namche bazaar.
Today we walk to almost flat for about two hours, during the flat walk we will see the magnificent view of Mt Everest, Amadablam, Lhotse, Nupse and many more mountains after that we ascent to Mongla from mongla we will see beautiful view of Thamserku and Kantega than the descent to photse tanga trail through the rhododendron forest climb up beside the Dudh khosi until Dole. stay overnight at Dole
After breakfast we climb up during the climb we will see the 6th highest mountain Cho-ou (8201m). we walk narrow sandy way beside the Dudh Kosi river passing the Luza village. keep walking at your pace do not walk fast or slow. Then final ascent to Machhermo. Today we are quite high so we can visit the health post at Machhermo for an altitude sickness lecture. Stay overnight at Machhermo.
Today we trek to Gokyo, after the first ascent we walk the narrow trail and reach a rocky climb up and we pass the Dudh Kosi river just before the Ngazumpa glacier. Then we pass through Longpongo, Raboche Tsho, and Gokyo (Dudh Pokhari) before we reach the Gokyo. You can freely walk to the lake it is next to your teahouse. Stay overnight at Gokyo
We hike early morning to Gokyo RI (viewpoint). It is a few hour's climbs up from the top we will see the magnificent views of Mt. Everest, Lhoste, Cho-ou, Ngozumpa Kang, Gyachung Khang, Pumori, Nuptse, Makalu, Cholatse, Tabuchi, Kangtega, Thamserku, Kusum Kanguru and Gokyo lake and Ngozumpa glacier largest glacier of Nepal. After getting back to Gokyo, we can also explore up to the 6th lake which is beside of glacier. Stay overnight at Gokyo
Today we trek down to Dole passing all lakes and walking beside the largest glacier in Nepal. Enjoying the beautiful view of the high mountain. Passing the Machhermo and other villages all the way down to dole. Stay overnight at Dole.
Today we step down to Photse tanga then climb up to Mong-la with the wonderful view of Kang Tega and Thamserku. After Molngla downhill to Sanasa then walks the plane until Namche Bazar before reaching the Namche Bazar, we will see the last time mt Everest and other mountains. Stay overnight at Namche Bazar.
Today is the last day of trekking, it steeps downhill until the Dudh Kosi river. A passing couple of suspension bridges we exit Sagarmatha national park. Keep walking down to thadekosi, this is the lowest point of the Everest base camp trek. then the ascent to Lukla. Overnight at Lukla
After having breakfast, fly back to Kathmandu or Manthali. It takes a 5-hour drive from Manthali to Kathmandu. Take you to the hotel. After a shower, you can visit Thamel for shopping. We have a farewell dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant with cultural dance. Overnight at the hotel.
This is your final day in Nepal. Glacier Nepal treks representative will drop you at Tribhuwan international airport by privet vehicle. Home sweet home.
Activities:Trekking and Hiking
Includes & Excludes
- All airport and hotel transfer with private transportation.
- Two way flight ticket Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu.
- Two night accommodation at Kathmandu with breakfast.
- Tea House/ Lodge accommodation including meals Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during trek.
- Government License holder trekking guide.
- Coverage of guides and porters meals, insurance, salary, lodging, transportation and
- Other necessary equipment.
- Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card fee and Sagarmatha national park fee and local entry fee.
- Medical kit.
- All Government and Local Taxes.
- Minus 20 sleeping bag and duffle bag need to return after trekking.
- Farewell Dinner after trekking.
- International Flight.
- Excess baggage charges.
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
- Trekking (because of any reason) prior to the plan scheduled itinerary.
- Personal nature of expenses such as laundry, telephone call, battery recharge.
- Shopping and hot shower during the trek.
- Laundry, extra porters, beverages etc.
- Personal clothing and gear.
- Travel insurance.
- Tips for guide and porters.
- Additional costs or delays caused by management out of control like landscape, bad weather condition, in case of itinerary modification with a view to safety concern, Illness,
- Change of government policy, political instability raises strike, moment etc.
- Bar beverage bills.
Departure Dates for Gokyo Lake Trek - 13 days
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After meeting Hem in Family peace house, Kathmandu. He put us in touch with our guide Ganesh for a 20 day trek from Phaplu to Gokyo, Renjo La pass and back to Phaplu. All the transportation to and from Kathmandu was organised efficiently and well. Our guide who tailor made the trek for us was great. He also shared a common interest in us with food and we spent the days trekking through the amazing Himalayas from the lower lush forests to the high barren snow covered peaks staying in local tea houses eating incredible food and experiencing local life. We feel that if we had of done the trek without the guide we would have missed out on so much, little things like learning about local foods, plants to gems we descovered in the glacier. I couldn't recommend Glacier Nepal treks any higher and will no doubt return to trek other areas of Nepal with them.
My first trek in Nepal was with Rab and that was an excellent experience. We went for the Gokyo Lake Trek expedition which the hike covered amongst others Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo Ri. The view from these locations were fantastic and included Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and beautiful Gokyo lakes. Throughout the trek Rab was attentive to my mum who struggled on stony routes, acrophobia & uneven paths. Rab was such a fantastic guide that he took care of my mum so well, comforted her and supported her to overcome her fear and challenges. This is definitely a another level of guide service. I would be forever grateful to Rab for his assistance and the wonderful trekking journey I had for this trip.