About Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek

Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek is the combine trek Everest Base Camp Trek, Gokyo Valley and Gokyo Lake. Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek is exoticness and the hand fullness of snow beauty will definitely stay long in the adventure traveler. Following the footsteps of Hillary and Tenzing to the Greatest Mountain in the world ! The ultimate challenge of Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek offers breathtaking mountain panoramas, if you like to walk; this is one of the most inspiring places in the world to do it. Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek is known also Everest Base Camp Gokyo Valley Trek also.

Aside from breathtaking scenery, travelers to the region can experience unique Sherpa culture by visiting monasteries and museums along the way. Days are filled with walking for the sheer pleasure of it, past colorful prayer wheels and across swing bridges, while evenings are rewarded with hot food and conversation with like-minded people around the dining-room fire. Everest Gokyo Lake Trekking itinerary or Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek itinerary gives all information about Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek cost, Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek difficulties and other detail information in Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek. In our Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek, Himalayan Asia Treks is providing more information like how to get Gokyo Lakes Trek, Gokyo Ri Trek Solo, Gokyo Lakes Trek Difficulty.

Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo Ri Trek , Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek is a beautiful journey to the enticing Gokyo lakes and Gokyo Ri which is one of the most amazing viewpoints for great views of Everest and other Himalayas. The 18-day trip begins in Kathmandu where we visit several heritage sites. The Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek is an alternative to classical treks in the Everest region. Instead, it takes us to the turquoise Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo RI which provides exceptional views of Everest and the Himalayas. We also get to marvel at the massive Ngozumpa Glacier and the Gokyo valley from Gokyo Ri. Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo Ri trek is for those who like to walk in the Everest region without the physical stress of reaching the base camp of Everest or crossing high passes in the vicinity. It is instead for travelers who wish to try something new in the Everest region. However, for trekkers who want to reach the base camp of the world’s tallest mountain then Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek Package 18 days is ideal in trekking package in Nepal. Join Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek 2019/20 fixed departure with Himalayan Asia Treks.

Flight Information about Kathmandu and Lukla Everest High Passes Trekking:

For going Everest Region Trekking, we have to fly from Kathmandu to Lukla by small Twin Otter plane. Lukla airport is Nepal’s domestic airport and Himalaya region airport so there is no more facility like in other airport. In sometimes, flight will be cancelled or delayed due to mountain weather or some technical problems of aircraft. In that case, you have to pay for extra days bill in Kathmandu or Lukla. If flight cancelled and you have international flight in such case, 

Nepal Government has announced flight schedule to Lukla from Kathmandu has shifted from Ramechhap until further notice to avoid the heavy traffic congestion traffic in Kathmandu airport. The Ramechhap airport is located 130KM far from Kathmandu and approximately 4 hours driving.

 If you avoid flight from/ to Ramechhap to Lukla to Ramechhap then another option is Helicopter Charter for 5 people. Generally Helicopter charge is USD500.00 per person for one way. Helicopter charter service is not guaranteed. After confirmation your Everest Three Passes Trek, we will coordinate with Helicopter company for charter for your easy transport.

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Highlights

  • Exploring Kathmandu City.
  • Exploring the Everest base camp.
  • Namche Bazar.
  • Trek up to 5545 meter.
  • Trekking route is through Sherpa village.
  • Buddhist culture.
  • Breathtaking view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and other peaks.
  • Culture and lifestyle of Sherpa people.
  • Gokyo Valley. 
  • Gokyo lakes.
  • Explore Kala Patthar.
  • Flora and Fauna in Sagarmatha national park.

Day to Day Itinerary

Meet by our Himalayan Asia Treks representative in airport and transfer to the hotel. Our representative assists to check in hotel process and give short brief about program. You can take rest and fresh. You can walk in evening in Thamel (tourist hub of Kathmandu). Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Meals: No Meal
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel
  • Location: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1410m

At early morning, transfer to the domestic airport for taking flight towards Lukla (2860m). Upon arrival on the airport your guide gives you brief and introduce other staff. We start our first day Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek descending towards Dudhkoshi River, from where we can join main trail to Namche Bazar. The walking is easy and after passing a village of Ghat, after short walking we reach Phakding.

Overnight in Phakding.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge
  • Location: Phakding
  • Altitude: 2610m

We start Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek towards Phakding after in breakfast in Namche Bazar. We walk through Dudhkoshi River, where we can see many times exciting suspension bridges laden with prayer flags. There are snow peaks Kusum Kanguru (6369m) and Thamserku (6623m). The trail continues upstream on generally flat terrain, crossing back to the right bank, to the confluence of the Bhote Koshi and Dudh Koshi River. From here, trail ascent to the Namche bazaar. Namche bazaar is called gateway of Mt. Everest.
Overnight in Namche Bazar.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge
  • Location: Namche Bazar
  • Altitude: 3440m

We do hiking start up 3 to 4 hour climb up from the Namche, and at 3,500 meters, traditionally the village was a trading post, with locals bartering yak cheese and butter for agricultural goods grown at lower altitudes. The village also boasts three small museums, a stupa, monastery, several cafes (locally known as bakeries) and many well stocked stores.
Overnight in Namche Bazar.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge
  • Location: Namche Bazar
  • Altitude: 3440m

Today, we follow on the trail with short up and downs with magnificent view of snow peaks at Shanasa. After 3 hour walking, we reach at Mongo la pass from where we can see spectacular view of Mt. Khumbilla, Kantega, Mt. Amadablam and many more. We pass some village. Finally, we reach at Dole.
Overnight in Dole.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House/ Lodge
  • Location: Dole
  • Altitude: 4045m

Our destination is for today is Machherma . Today trek is easy and short comparatively. From Dole, the trail descends to stream and cross wooden bridge. We reach at Lapharma village and after 2.5 hrs reach at Luja with spectacular views of snow Peak and Mountain. Explore Machherma.

Overnight in Machherma.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge
  • Location: Machherma
  • Altitude: 4400m

 We start our trek with climbing a ridge for an exotic view down the valley to Kangtaiga. The trails follow Pangkha and descend to the river bank and pass metal bridge. After 3 hrs, you are welcome by Gokyo land. Around afternoon, we reach at Gokyo. We explore Gokyo and walk up the hill behind for incredible views of the Ngozumpa.
Overnight in Gokyo.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge
  • Location: Gokyo
  • Altitude: 4800m

Today, we explore Gokyo, where you can see a magnificent view. We move towards fourth Lake of Gokyo. After 1hr, we move towards fifth Lake of Gokyo. From the fifth lake, we can see a spectacular view of Mt. Everest. After taking lunch, we move towards Gokyo Ri. From Gokyo, we can see a panoramic view of from Gokyo Ri. We can see an amazing view of Mt. Everest and other snow-capped mountains.
Overnight in Gokyo.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge
  • Location: Gokyo
  • Altitude: 5360m

After taking breakfast, we move towards Thangna Kharka. From Gokyo, we descend with looking views of mountain and incredible view of mountain. Thangna is the base of Cho- La pass also.
Overnight in Thangna.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge
  • Location: Thangna
  • Altitude: 5025m

We move towards Dzongla after your breakfast. Today, we hike towards a fields and a steep but easy snow slope lead in two hours to the summit of the south Cho-la pass (5380m.) a flat glacier plateau with magnificent views to east and west. Descend the snow –covered glacier to a beautiful glen at Dzongla.
Overnight in Dzongla.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge
  • Location: Dzongla
  • Altitude: 4830m

After breakfast in Dzongla, we are hiking towards Lobuche. Today we trek only 3 hours so it would be easier. After reaching Lobuche, you can explore Lobuche and can see breath taking view of Nuptse, Pumori, Nirekha, Lobuche Peak, Ama Dablam , Cholatse etc.
Overnight in Lobuche.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge
  • Location: Lobuche
  • Altitude: 5160m

At morning, we move towards Everest Base Camp. Today is your one of the memorable day of your life in Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek. Three hours of up hiking and down trek on the glacier moraines extended from Khumbu icefall is an adventurous roller coaster. If it is peak season of expedition, you can see colorful tents in base camp. Back to Gorakhshep.
Overnight in Gorakhshep.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge
  • Location: Gorakhshep.
  • Altitude: 5360m

At early morning, we start our trek towards Kala Patthar. After walking three hours, we reach top of the Kalapattar. There is little bit strong wind. Kala Patthar is one of the best locations for wonderful view of Mt. Everest. After another amazing time, we back towards Gorakhshep and take some meal. We start our trek towards Pheriche with keeping memories of Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar.
Overnight in Pheriche.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge
  • Location: Pheriche
  • Altitude: 5545m

There can be a tendency now to rush, particularly as we are walking downhill, but there is still much to see. We descend to Pangboche and visit its historic old monastery, thought to be the oldest in the Khumbu. Continue on to our private permanent camp at Deboche and reached in Namche Bazar.
Overnight in Namche Bazar.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge
  • Location: Namche Bazar
  • Altitude: 3440m

Today we trek down towards Lukla. On the way, we pass different villages via Jorsalle, Monjo , Banker, Phakding, Ghat, Chheplung etc. Today is the final day of Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek so you can enjoy last night in Everest Region with your staff.
Overnight in Lukla.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge
  • Location: Lukla
  • Altitude: 2860m

At early morning or as per your flight schedule, we will take flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. After landed in Kathmandu airport, transfer towards your hotel. At evening, we will provide Dinner in cultural restaurant and discuss about your Nepal Trekking Packages. 
Overnight in Kathmandu. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel
  • Location: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1410m

This is the end day of Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lakes Trek. After breakfast in hotel, Himalayan Asia Treks staff pick up from your hotel and transfer to airport according to your flight schedule.

  • Meals: Breakfast

What's Included

  • Accommodation on BB basis in Kathmandu in best three star hotel on twin/double sharing.
  • Ground Transportation (Airport picks and drop).
  • Flight ticket of Kathmandu – Lukla- Kathmandu.
  • Entrance fees in Kathmandu sightseeing place.
  • Three times meals at trekking route.
  • Accommodation in Tea house or lodge in trekking route.
  • Government licensed English speaking guide.
  • Porter (one porter for two person and carry 20 kg).
  • Sleeping Bag in trek. 
  • All necessary paper work like Permit and TIMS card (Trekkers information management system).
  • Travel and rescue arrangement.
  • Twenty four call assistance by our office representative.
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali restaurant.
  • Meals in Kathmandu.
  • Visa.
  • Any type of insurance.
  • Any type of international flight fare.
  • Personal nature expenses like bar bills, water, tea coffee, shower, laundry, wi fi in trekking route.
  • Tips.
  • Any extra cost which is not mentioned in Cost includes column.
  • Extra day for natural calamities like flood, landslide, flight cancellation.

Useful Information

Nepal Information:

Nepal is landlocked country located between India and Tibet autonomous region of China. It have highest peak of the world name Mt Everest (Sagarmatha) and eight peaks of the world’s ten highest peaks. It is birthplace of Gautam Buddha place name is Lumbini.
Nepal is small country but tremendous geographic diversity. It rises from Fifty nine meters to eight thousand eight hundred forty eight meters. Nepal is divided into three part Terai, Hill and mountain regions.
In here, the first language is Nepal (Devanagari script) and one hundred twenty three languages. The official language of Nepal is called Nepali.

Passport and Visa:

First thing for travelling anywhere, you need valid passport with at least six months. You can obtain visa for Nepal from Nepalese consulates or on arrival in Kathmandu or other boarders or most reliable source of information is currently the Department of Immigration Nepal If you fill online form and bring with you, then it would be easier to get visa in any Nepal boarder.

Weather:

Nepal’s climate varies with its topography and altitude. The low land Terai area has hot and humid climate that can rise above 40 degree Celsius during summer, middle region weather is pleasant almost all the year and northern region temperature is always cold.

Nepal has four Seasons:

  • Spring: Mar-May: The temperature is good in this season and many flower blossom and best season for trekking in Nepal and Tour in Nepal.
  • Summer: (Jun-Aug): Monsoon season in Nepal, weather is hot and wet at times. If you love to rain and want to easy trek in Nepal and Tour in Nepal. 
  • Autumn: (Sep-Nov): This is the best season for tour and trek in Nepal. In that time, weather is highly pleasant so are the mountains and Himalaya. This is also season of festivals as Nepal celebrates the biggest festival Nepali name Dashain and Tihar. Himalayan Asia Treks suggest book Trekking in Nepal and Nepal Tour .
  • Winter: (Dec-Feb) : This is cold season and can seen beautiful himalayan view in lower part in mountain trekking in Nepal and Tour in Nepal. 

Best Time to Go Trekking in Nepal:

The best to do trekking in Nepal is September to November and March to May. December and January is also possible to do trekking but winter season so it would be cold and snowfall, we can suggest lower part of mountain trekking. June, July and August is raining season so we suggest contacting us for best trek.

Is it suitable trekking for me?

If you are physically fit and love to walk then you can choose any trekking itinerary from our website to suit you. If you choose long day’s program, then you have t walk more days in mountain. All trekking program can see in our website. We suggest while going trek, please took one professional guide and if you cannot carry your luggage then took one porter also. If you need more question about suitable trekking package in Nepal for you, please drop email or contact us in social sites also.

Currency:

The Nepalese currency called Rupees. For exchanging your currency into local currency, can visit Bank, govt. licensed holder Money Exchange.

Insurance:

We told all our clients to do travel insurance before leaving your home country with showing your travel itinerary. Their insurance must covered medical, personal accident, loss of gears, emergency evacuation, and damage or lost their luggage and etc.

Hotel/ Accommodation on Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek in Nepal:

We provide to our client in City area best three star (above three star is on client requested) and lodge/teahouse during the trek. A Teahouse/lodge is the combination of guest house and restaurant where rooms are normally decorated and available bed, pillow and blankets. In every trekking route, we provide only teahouse/lodge because there is no availability of deluxe hotel.

Meals Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek in Nepal:

The meal which is provided in trekking area is included breakfast, lunch and dinner. We provide breakfast and dinner where you stay overnights and our guide will choose restaurant for lunch on the way. Our guide and other staff always give priority t served delicious, hygienic and each place special food. We recommended you to bring water purification tablets.

Guide and porter Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek in Nepal:

We provide you best staff to you who have good experience and government license. In a group, we provide one guide till 16 pax and one porter for each two person. One porter carries 20 kg .

Personal Expenses Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek in Nepal:

Personal expenses means which is not covered your package column cost include. Normally, you have to pay for table drinks (alcoholic/nonalcoholic beverages), snacks (on the trek), tips, souvenirs, hot showers and extra day if flight cancelled or any other natural disasters.

Some do’s and do not’s Trekking in Nepal:

  • Respect local culture and people.
  • The Nepalese people are friendly and hospitalize by nature so you do not have difficulty to adjust in here.
  • While you are entering in Temple and monasteries, just check in some temple not allowed entering for non-Hindus. If there is permitted to enter, please do not wear leather things and walk in Temple and Stupas clockwise. Before taking photograph, please ask authorized person for permission.

What do I need for trekking/ Packing list in Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek in Nepal:

  • Day pack (rucksack)
  • Light weight and warm trousers.
  • Socks.
  • Sun hats and gloves.
  • Full- sleeves t shirt.
  • Warm jackets.
  • Waterproof jacket, trousers and bag cover.
  • Light weight cotton clothing.
  • Waterproof or windcheater jacket.
  • Knee supports.
  • Sun glasses.
  • Sun cream and lip protector.
  • A one liter hard Water bottle.
  • Batteries
  • Flash light
  • Down jacket
  •  Sleeping bag and duffel bag will provide by our company have to return.
  • Trekking shoes or boots.
  • A pair of sandals.