Everest Gokyo Lake Trek

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Everest Gokyo Ri Trek
Everest Gokyo Ri Trek
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Trip Cost
$ 1415 USD (Per Person)
Group discount
No of people Price P.P
1-1 US$ 1625
2-4 US$ 1525
5-9 US$ 1415
10+ US$ 1295

Destination: Nepal

Trip Duration: 18 Days

Grade: Moderate

Min Pax:2 pax.

Trip Type: Lodge to Lodge Trek

Altitude: 5545m

Accommondation: Three Star in City + Tea House in Trekking

Transport:Private Vehicle / Aeroplane

Start From: Lukla

End: Lukla

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Best Season: Mar- Jun and Sep- Nov.

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Everest Gokyo Lake Trek - Everest Gokyo Ri Trekking

Everest Gokyo Lake Trek is the combine trek Everest Base Camp Trek  and Gokyo lake.  Everest Gokyo Lake Trekkking 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 Gokyo Lake Treks offers breathtaking mountain panoramas, if you like to walk; this is one of the most inspiring places in the world to do it.

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 Gokyo Ri Trekking itinerary gives all information about Everest Gokyo Lake Trekking cost, Everest Gokyo Lake Trekking difficulties and other detail information in Everest Gokyo Lake Trek Packages.

Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo Ri 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 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. okyo 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 Gokyo Ri Trekking package 18 days is ideal in trekking in Nepal. Join Everest Gokyo Ri Trek 2018 /19 with Himalayan Asia Treks. 

Note: If you are not satisfied with this itinerary and other detail, please Contact Us to make itinerary and other detail as per your need.

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 lakes.
    • Explore Kala Patthar. 
    • Flora and Fauna in Sagarmatha national park.

Brief Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu.

Day 02:Trek Preparation and Sightseeing Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square.

Day 03:Flight to Lukla, Trek to Phakding (2610m - 4hrs).

Day 04:Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m - 6hrs).

Day 05:Acclimatization day at Namche Bazar.

Day 06:Trek to Dole(4045m - 5hrs).

Day 07:Trek to Machherma (4400m - 5hrs).

Day 08:Trek to Gokyo (4800m - 5hrs).

Day 09:Explore Gokyo lake and Gokyo Ri(5360m)

Day 10:Trek to Thangna Kharka (5025m - 5hrs).

Day 11:Trek to Dzongla (4830m - 5hrs).

Day 12:Trek Gorakhshep (5160m - 6hrs).

Day 13:Trek to Everest Base Camp(5360m - 5hrs).

Day 14:Trek to Pheriche(4250m) via Kala Patthar(5545m - 6hrs).

Day 15:Trek to Namche Bazar (5 hrs).

Day 16:Trek to Lukla (7 hrs) and overnight.

Day 17:Lukla fly to Kathmandu, End of the trek. Dinner with cultural programme.

Day 18:Departure.

What's Includes

    • Accommodation on BB basis in Kathmandu in best three star hotel on twin or double sharing. 
    • Ground transportation (Airport picks and drop, sightseeing by private.
    • Flight ticket of Kathmandu – Lukla- Kathmandu.
    • Entrance fees in 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.
    • 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.

What's not Includes

    • Meals in Kathmandu.
    • 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.

Detail Itinerary

Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu. Meet by our Himalayan Asia 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.

Day 2Trek Preparation and Sightseeing Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square. In the morning after breakfast, we introduced your trek guide / leader. It will provide an opportunity to know your guide/leader and can ask questions about treks. After discussing with trek guide/leader, we start sightseeing tour. We provide private vehicle and guide for city sightseeing tour, you have time to shopping for trekking gear.
Kathmandu Durbar Square
The Kathmandu Durbar Square is listed UNESCO and this complex of palaces, courtyards and temples, built between 12th and 18th Centuries, used to be the seat of ancient Malla Kings of Kathmandu. It is the place where kings of Nepal are crowned and their coronations solemnized. An intriguing piece here is the 17th century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 languages.
Kumari Temple:
Kumari temple is the residence of the living Goddess. Kumari, known as Virgin Goddess has got some specialties, she must be chosen from a typical Newari cast with nobody marks and injuries and will be replaced by another Kumari after puberty.
Kasthamandap:
Kasthamandap is believed to be constructed from the wood of a single tree in the sixteenth century. Kasthamandap is situated near to the Kumari Temple. The name Kathmandu was named after this temple.

Patan Durbar Square:
The Patan Durbar Square is made in 1600s by Mall Dynasty and the royal palace of Malla kings. It is situated in the heart of Patan City, also listed in UNESCO heritage sites.The square, consists of enchanting mélange of palace buildings, artistic courtyards and graceful pagoda temples. The former royal palace complex is the center of Patan's religious and social life and houses a museum containing an array of bronze statues and religious objects. There are three main courtyards or chowks, so named central MulChowk, SundariChowk and Keshav Narayan Chowk in the square. The SundariChowk holds in its center a masterpiece of stone architecture, the Royal bath called Tushahity.The Square also holds old Newari residential houses. There are various other temples and structures in and around Patan Durbar Square build by the Newar Community.
Overnight in Kathmandu.
Meal: breakfast.

Day 3Flight to Lukla, Trek to Phakding (2610m - 4hrs). After taking breakfast, transfer to the airport for taking flight towards Lukla (2860m). Upon arrival on the airport your guide give you brief and introduce other staff. We start our 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.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 4Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m - 6hrs). After taking breakfast, we move towards Namche Bazar. We cross Dudh Koshi River, Majestic River many time exciting suspension bridges laden with prayer flags. On the way, we can see Kusum Kangru(6369m) and Thamsherku(6623m). The trek continues upstream on generally flat terrain, crossing back to the right bank and continues of the Bhote Koshi and Dudh Koshi River. From here, we steep ascent to the Namche Bazar. This Bazar is called of gateway of Mt. Everest. Overnight in Namche Bazar.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 5Acclimatization day at Namche Bazar. After taking breakfast, Trekking 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.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 6Trek to Dole(4045m - 5hrs). After taking breakfast at Namche bazaar, we trek towards Dole. 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.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 7Trek to Machherma (4400m - 5hrs). After taking breakfast, we move towards 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.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 8Trek to Gokyo (4800m - 5hrs). After taking breakfast, we move towards Gokyo. 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.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 9Explore Gokyo lake and Gokyo Ri(5360m) Today, we explore Gokyo, where you can see magnificent view. We move towards fourth Lake of Gokyo. After 1hr we move towards fifth lake of Gokyo. From fifth lake, we can see spectacular view of Mt. Everest. After taking lunch, we move towards Gokyo Ri. From Gokyo, we can see panoramic view of from Gokyo Ri. We can see Mt. Everest. Overnight in Gokyo.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 10Trek to Thangna Kharka (5025m - 5hrs). After taking breakfast, we move towards Thangna Kharka. From Gokyo , we descends with looking views of mountain and incredible view of mountain. Thangna is the base of Cho- La pass also. Overnight in Thangna.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 11Trek to Dzongla (4830m - 5hrs). After taking breakfast, we move towards Dzongla. Today, we walk 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.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 12Trek Gorakhshep (5160m - 6hrs). After taking breakfast, we move towards Gorakhshep. After passing Dzongla, we walk several grazing lands and follow the trail of Everest Base Camp trek and reach at Lobuche. After 2 hours walking from Gorakhshep, We can see beautiful views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori and more. Overnight in Gorakhshep.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 13Trek to Everest Base Camp(5360m - 5hrs). After taking breakfast, we move towards Everest Base camp. Today is your one of the memorable day of your life. Three hours of up 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.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 14Trek to Pheriche(4250m) via Kala Patthar(5545m - 6hrs). 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. Overnight in Pheriche.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 15Trek to Namche Bazar (5 hrs). 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 for the night. Overnight in Namche Bazar.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 16Trek to Lukla (7 hrs) and overnight. Overnight in Lukla.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 17Lukla fly to Kathmandu, End of the trek. Dinner with cultural programme. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Meal: breakfast and dinner.

Day 18Departure. After taking breakfast, our representative come in hotel and transfer to airport.
Meal: breakfast.

Usefull Info

  • How is Nepal?
    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 worlds 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.
    Summer:  (Jun-Aug): Monsoon season in Nepal, weather is hot and wet at times.
    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 Hindi name Dashain and Tihar. For more detail about Nepal Weather:
  • Currency: 
    The Nepalese currency called Rupees. For more exchange rates, please visit Nepal Rastra Bank.
  • Insurance:
    We told all our clients to do travel insurance before leaving your home country. Their insurance must covered medical, personal accident, lost of gears, emergency evacuation, and damage or lost their luggage and etc.
  • Accommodation:
    Himalayan Asia provides you minimum two star hotels or according to your choice in city area and lodge or Tea house in trekking route. In teahouse or lodge, you can found normal bed with pillow and blankets. We always search and give to our client’s standard lodge with good environment which make your trip happy and healthy
  • Food:
     We have a lot of restaurants with different cuisine but during trek we eat from Nepalese menu especially Pasta, Mo Mo , soup items, Dal Bhat, tea, coffee etc. In trekking route, you will take dinner and breakfast in lodge and lunch will be along the way.
  • When is best season for trek and tour for Nepal?
    The best time to come is September, October and November and March, April and May.
  • 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.
  • Need any special equipment for trekking?
    In another column, you can find what you need to carry. Need to bring warm clothes, comfortable shoes, trousers. Or you can buy in Kathmandu before starting trekking.
  • What will happen if get any emergency in the trek?
    We suggest to all our clients do insurance before going trekking. If you have any problem, consult with your guide and he will give suggestion. In our office, one staff is available twenty four hours in phone call; you can call him/her.
  • Do I need permit before trekking in Nepal?
    For entering in trekking route, you need permit and TIMS card. For restricted area, you need special permit. You can discuss with our consultant.
  • Is Nepal safe and especially for single travelling woman?
    Absolutely, Nepal is safe for traveler. For woman and man, Nepal is safe. While going trekking, we suggest take one staff with you. If you go by yourself, you donot know right way and can missed way.
  • What do I need for trekking?
    -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 (trekking)
    -Trekking shoes or boots.
    -A pair of sandals.

 

Note

  • Hotel and Accommodation on Everest Gokyo Ri Trekking : 
    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. Single supplement charge will cost an additional USD 220.
  • Meals Everest Gokyo Ri Trekking : 
    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 in Everest Gokyo Ri Trekking : 
    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 .
  • Luggage/Bag pack in Everest Gokyo Ri Trekking : 
    For main luggage, we will provide one porter for two person. We suggest you to make two bag pack for trekking. One is for you where you can put cash, mobile, passport, sun cream, water bottle or light things which you need every time and another one where you can put your clothes, spare jacket and other heavy items. In domestic airlines, they provide fifteen kg including your hand bag , excess weight is chargeable around USD one per kg.

  • Personal Expenses Everest Gokyo Ri Trekking : 
    Personal expenses means which is not covered your package column cost include. Normally, you have to pay for table drinks (alcoholic/non alcoholic beverages), snacks (on the trek), tips, souvenirs, hot showers and extra day if flight cancelled or any other natural disasters.
     
  • Group Size, guide and crew member Everest Gokyo Ri Trekking : 
    Himalayan Asia Treks organizing Everest base camp trekking single to maximum sixteen pax in one group. If we have more than sixteen pax , we split this group into more groups. If there are two or more groups, you can walk together and can stay in same lodge but guide and other staff will be different. Our crew member is government certified and experienced in trekking fields.
     
  • Join a fixed date group trek or private departure Everest Gokyo Ri Trekking : 
    During our establishment of company, we operate group joining, fixed departure and private basis. If you are single and planning to join our group, please check our fixed departure date or consult with our operator.
     
  • Insurance/Rescue/Evacuation for Everest Gokyo Ri Trekking : 
    In trekking route , sometimes there was bad accident due to high altitude sickness or causality. If something is happen in trekking route or when you are in Nepal, you can contact with your guide or our office staff. We facilitate to our client spot to hospital by air or ambulance. We suggest to our client, please do insurance and forward to our company with your other document.
     
  • Some do’s and do not’s Everest Gokyo Ri Trekking : 
    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, just check in some temple not allowed to enter 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.

 

  • Flight Information about Kathmandu and Lukla Everest Gokyo Ri 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 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, Himalayan Asia Treks will charter helicopter to catch your onwards flight. This cost of Helicopter charted has to payable directly to our Kathmandu office or our fields’ staff. The cost will depend on the number of group members.
    We recommended that you should take some time for rest after finishing trekking. In case, your flight cancelled from to Kathmandu/ Lukla then there is no chance to miss your onwards flights. Same, you come earlier before one day then easy to buy necessary goods like Jacket, shoes or any trekking equipments.

Clients ReviewWhat Our Clients Say

Memorable journey in Nepal

Memorable journey in Nepal

Rating:
November 25, 2016

We are very thankful to Himalayan Asia Treks Team. Himalayan Asia Treks is a local trekking company in Nepal. We booked Everest Gokyo Ri Trek in Nov 2016. They have a good team for operating trekking and we really enjoy our trip. We want to give special thanks to Amrit and guide Ram and other helper in trekking route. They care us very good way and give encourage to do trekking in himalayan range. 

Review by: Jessica Scott, Canada