Everest Gokyo lake trek or Everest gokyo ri trek or Gokyo Everest trek, second best trekking trail inside Everest national park of Nepal is bit less busy trekking trail than direct trek to base camp of Everest, this is one of the best optional trekking trail avoiding traffic trekkers on the main trail of base camp after Namche. The trek to Gokyo lake or gokyo ri takes another trekking trail after Namche to Mong la, Dole, Machhermo and reach Gokyo lake, which is located at 4750m above sea level. Fairly moderate trek gives you an chance to hike at top of Gokyo peak 5375m and hike to 5th gokyo lake if you wish to visit.
Afer gokyo trek, like many other companies itinerary, you wont follow same trail of Machharmo, Dole, Mongla and Namche, instead you will trek via Portse village to Tengboche monastery which is very interesting trekking trail, less trekkers and beautiful views of himalayas plus nice day to visit monastery and best view of Ama dablam. The trail and join in Namche and follow the trail back to Lukla. So our 17 days Gokyo trek in Everest is different than others. other optional treks together with gokyo lake trek are 21 days Gokyo Everest base camp trek, 16 days Gokyo Renjo la pass trek, 23 days Everest high pass trek, 21 days Everest circuit trek
Everest Gokyo trek designed by Nepal Trekking Tourism & Adventure is a wonderful experience to explore natural grandeur. Definitely, trekking in Everest region has always fascinated visitors from all around the globe. And, you won’t miss the glory of Gokyo, a hidden valley with elegant blue lakes in Himalayas which fascinates every visitor. Along with soothing form of the glacial Lakes, we can get pleasure from vistas of four 8000 m peaks all around.
We will fly to Lukla (2780m) from where our real walk starts. We will make way from side to side with an eye-catching pine forest near Dudh Koshi River pass through a lot of suspension bridges we will also get to Sherpa settlements. Walking through the superb pine forest, we will get to a well-off business settlement Namche Bazaar. We will enjoy exceptional views of Kantega, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku on the way and see first sights of Cho Oyo and pass striking waterfalls before reaching upper Dole Valley.
One of the significant days of the trek is passing Gokyo Ri. You will be overwhelmed after seeing the colour blue after seeing the stunning views of Gokyo Lakes. We will also pass Gokyo RI lying at an elevation of 4750m. We will further move through Pangka and then to the messy, deadly moraines of Ngozumpa Glacier - the biggest glacier in Nepal. As we reach at Gokyo Peak we will be rewarded by four 8000-metre gigantic- Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyo, and Makalu as well as numerous other lofty peaks including Gyachung Kang, Taweche, Cholatse, and Kangchung. On your way back, you will also get to witness amazing panorama of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Khangtaiga and more. We will move crossways via bridge over Dudh Koshi River, and have a vertical climb all the way through pine and juniper woods, to enter Tengboche where we will see Tengboche Monastery too.
Everest Gokyo lake trek is relaxing for those trekkers who want to trek in the high lofty points in Nepal and get fascinated by the stunning views of Everest (8,848m), Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, as well as other gigantic peak views. Plus, walking on the arresting paths and meeting the local folks occupying space on the edges of huge peaks especially Sherpas will amaze you. Also, we can get pleasure from the hidden splendor of the gigantic Himalayas.
Day 01:Kathmandu (Arrival day and Transfer to hotel) – 1340M
Day 02:Full Day sightseeing of KTM Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath & Patan city –Hotel (B)
Day 03:Fly to Lukla (2840M) & Trek to Phakding (2800M) – Approx.4 hrs-Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 04:Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440M) – Approx- 6 hrs-Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 05:Trek to Syangboche, Rest/Acclimatization and Back to Namche Bazaar- approx 3 hrs-Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 06:Trek to Mong la (3790M) – Approx 4/5 hrs-Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 07:Trek to dole (4120M) – Approx 3 hrs-Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 08:Trek to Machhermo (4470M) – Approx 5 hrs-Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 09:Trek to Gokyo (4750M) – Approx 4 hrs-Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 10:Trek to Gokyo Peak (5463M) and Back to Gokyo - Approx. 4 hrs-Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 11:Trek to Portse (4200M)-Approx. 5/6 hrs-Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 12:Trek to Tengboche (3860M) - Approx.3/4 hrs-Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 13:Trek to Manjo (2800M) - Approx 6/7 hrs-Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 14:Trek to Lukla- 5 hrs-Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 15:Fly to Kathmandu & Transfer to hotel, relax day after Long Trip- Hotel (B/B)
Day 16:Reserve day (Incase flight cancelled due to Bad weather- Hotel (B/B)
Day 17:Departure to Airport and Back to Home. (B)
You will fly to Kathmandu witnessing gigantic snow-capped peaks which are cherished experiences. As you land at Tribhuvan International Airport, Nepal Trekking Tourism & Adventure representative will greet you at the airport and transfer to the hotel. You will be shortly briefed by the trekking as well. The remaining time you can just relax Overnight at Hotel.View More
On this day you will enjoy sightseeing program. You will make a trip to the places enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage. Firstly, you will visit Kathmandu Durbar Square which will charm you granting a chance to go around like Hanuman Dhoka Palace, Kumari Ghar, and different other temples scattered around. Similarly, you will visit Boudhanath which is one of the largest stupas and the breathtaking serene area around will spellbind you. Visiting Swayambhunath located at the top of the hill of the Kathmandu city also known as the Monkey Temple is another appeal of this day. You will also go around Patan city and go around Patan Durbar Square where you will get to observe artistic shrines. Overnight at hotel.View More
On this day, we will fly to Lukla (2780m) from where our real walk starts. Here, you will be assisted by porters to carry your bags and you can view striking Sherpa settlement named Choplung. The trail continues at the side of the Dudh Koshi River valley. After that, our track climbs gently again to ultimate destination for today- Phakding. Overnight at Phakding.View More
We will make way from side to side with an eye-catching pine forest near Dudh Koshi River pass through a lot of suspension bridges we will also get to Sherpa settlements. In addition, you will arrive at the peaceful view point to view Mt. Thamserku (6618 m). On the way thought-provoking scene of Mt. Everest, will fully seize you. After about 3 hours go up through the superb pine forest, we will get to a final point for today i.e. a well-off business settlement Namche Bazaar. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.View More
We will trek to Syangboche on this day. This is in point of fact a day to rest to accustom you with the setting to avoid problem of altitude sickness. You can travel around Sagarmatha (Everest) National park. You can also notice Sherpa culture and different sorts of plants and animals of the Everest region. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.View More
We will on this day pass through striking birch forest and enjoy splendid peak views. We will then spot Phortse transversely to the valley. Then we will reach at the set clustered with lodges at Mong la. Overnight at Mong La after walking for 5 hours.View More
On this day, we will ascend to the Dudh Koshi River. On the way, we will enjoy exceptional views of Kantega, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku. Also, we will see first sights of Cho Oyo and pass striking waterfalls. Likewise, we will explore around the upper Dole Valley. We will today walk for 3 hours. Overnight at lodge.View More
Departing from Dole, we will ascend slowly but surely to the Dudh Koshi Valley. Walking further for approximately 5 hours, we will reach at Machhermo. The place has an incident of the ‘yeti’ too which killed 3 yaks and hurt a Sherpa girl in 1974. After walking for may be 5 hours we will rest at lodge in Machhermo.View More
This is one of the significant days of the trek. You will be overwhelmed after seeing the colour blue after seeing the stunning views of Gokyo Lakes. We will also pass Gokyo RI lying at an elevation of 4750m. Today we will walk for may be 4 hours. Also, we will pass through Pangka and then to the messy, deadly moraines of Ngozumpa Glacier – the biggest glacier in Nepal. Overnight at lodge.View More
We will head off from Gokyo Ri to Gokyo Peak on this day which lies at an elevation of 5463m. At Gokyo Peak we will be rewarded by four 8000-metre gigantic- Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyo, and Makalu as wel as numerous other lofty peaks including Gyachung Kang, Taweche, Cholatse, and Kangchung. We will then return back to Gokyo Ri. Overnight at lodge.View More
We will today trek to Phortse, a long-established Sherpa village located at an elevation of 4200m. You will be roughly higher than the tree-line and from here the sunsets and dramatic peak views are very much attractive. We may also spot musk deer on the way. Overnight at lodge.View More
We will today walk to reach Tengboche lying at an elevation of 3860m. On the way, you will also get to witness amazing panorama of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and view the close vistas of Thamserku, Khangtaiga and more. We will move crossways via bridge over Dudh Koshi River, and have a vertical climb all the way through pine and juniper woods, to enter Tengboche where we will see Tengboche Monastery too. Overnight at lodge.View More
We will move crossing the Bhote Khola via a bridge. There is some inspiring Buddhist rock image in the region. Our track continues all the way from side to side with the community of Thermo and reaches Namche Bazaar. Also, we will pass by Jorsale and come back to Manjo. Overnight at lodge after walking for approximately 6 hours.View More
This is the final day of your trek. Here we will walk to the airstrip at Lukla taking around 5 hours. Overnight at lodge.View More
We will take a flight to Kathmandu from Lukla. After completing exhausting and long trekking days, we can loosen up at hotel. Overnight at hotel.View More
In Kathmandu, you can rest for this day. The day is an additional day separated for the cases like flight postponement or cancels because of bad weather. Overnight at hotel.View More
This is your concluding day in Nepal. Our agent will drop you to the airport. And, you will go back to your home country.View More
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Yes, it is possible! We are flexible and fully helpful. We are happy to make a perfect trip Package that meet your personal interest and travel requirements.E-mail us with your suitable travel requirements and we will design a new tailored made Journey to you.
our trek package includes all 3 meals a day including tea/coffee or other hot drinks, best selected lodge accommodation including attached bathroom (where available) with hot shower or non-attached bathroom (where not available) with hot showers for entire trek, at least 3-star category hotel in city with breakfast, guide, porter, trek permits, city tour entrance fees, city tour guide, All Airport transfers, domestic flights, it means most of expenses are included in given cost package.
our package does not include Nepal visa, it cost USD 30 for a month-long visa, Lunch & Dinner in city (breakfast is included), any bottled/boiled drinking water, battery charges for camera/laptop/mobile, internet, any type of bottled drinks such as alcoholic, soft drinks (cola, canned juice), laundry, personal expenses, travel insurance, tipping for guide and porter and renting or buying your trekking clothing’s
for your drinking water, battery charges, WIFI and other personal expenses, it is recommended to carry 150-200 USD.
our package does not include cost of Visa fee which is normally USD 30 which you easily obtain in Kathmandu international Airport on arrival day, you need one passport photo and visa form to be filled up.
Yes hot shower is available and its included in package
The best time to trekking in Nepal is mid-September to mid- December (fall season) and March to May (spring season)
Everest base camp trek is categorized in moderate level trek; this is most popular trek in Everest region. The high passes in Everest treks are somehow hard but without passes, trek to Everest base camp is moderate to hard.
in this trek, the maximum altitude you are trekking is 5644m at Kala patthar, since our itinerary is well prepared to meet proper acclimatization, this trek is doable for all trekkers who are physically fit and who can walk minimum of 5-8 hrs. a day
The best way to prepare for any treks or hikes in Nepal is, you have to give yourself at least one hour of physical activity such as walking or running or cycling. It is highly suggested to run around nearest park or around home daily 1 hour or more.
The coldest temperature in this trek will be depend on the months of trek, normally, the lowest you can expect is below -10 degree Celsius at higher point of this trek.
our packages included warm clean sleeping bag to use during the trek, we provide it in Kathmandu before trek, however if you have your own sleeping bag, we advise to bring it.it is always easy and better to use your own gears.
our packages included warm clean down jacket to use during the trek, we provide it in Kathmandu before trek, however if you have your own down jacket, we advise to bring it. it is always easy and better to use your own gears.
we provide complementary use of water bottle for this trek, so for drinking water, it is possible to filter the water or use purifier by using water purification tablets or liquid, it is cheapest way to have drinking water along the trail. You also can buy boiled water along the trail, it cost USD 1-1.50 per liter or mineral water in approximately same cost along the trail.
yes, you can charge FREE of cost in many lodges, however some lodges in higher altitude like base camp or around, they don’t have hydro power, instead they supply power from solar and the lodge owner charge some cost of USD 2-4 for full battery charge of your camera or laptop or mobile.
it is available and included in our package.
it is normal that all trekkers may not walk in same speed or pace, it is not really necessary, if you walk slower than other trekkers in group, some porter or assistant guide will be walking together with you.
Yes, travel insurance including emergency medical evacuation by helicopter is necessary for any high-altitude treks over 4000 m is recommended. You can find travel insurance online or we also can assist to buy your insurance from Nepal or with any other reliable companies.
if you can’t trek a head due to altitude sickness or any other reason like accident, we will immediately coordinate with your travel insurance to evacuate you from mountain to city and transfer to hospital for further medical facility.
during the high season months like October to November in fall season, there are more trekkers in trail than other off season like early September or late December or June July in late spring.
it is really not necessary to carry but you can bring some of those energy bars or snacks to keep not hungry when there are long hours of walk to get lodge for lunch or sometime evening. We suggest to keep some extra diets or dry foods.
The tipping is as per your own choice, however usually tipping for guide is normally 10-20 US$ per day and US$ 5-15 per day for porter. You can share tipping amount among the group.
Yes, you can travel Kathmandu with your own suitcase. In Kathmandu we provide porter duffel bag to put your trekking gears and clothing. It is free of cost use duffle bag in trek and you can take as gift after trek.
we advise you to bring your own first aid for your personal use. However, our guide keeps their first aid too. We keep all necessary medicine for trek.
it is depending on person if they like to use poles or not. We provide free use of trekking poles when you buy our full package. if you have your own trekking poles, we advise you to bring it.
depending on season, weather may change anytime in mountain. So, it is better to carry raincoat for this trek. You can buy raincoat in Kathmandu trekking shops or you can bring it from your country.
Yes, you can. we arrange FREE of cost store of your suitcase or baggage while you are in trek.
Kathmandu to Lukla flight is about 35 minute long and total 15 kg baggage allowance is included in the airfare included in trek package.
in worst weather situation, flight to lukla or return from lukla may delay for hours or even it can cancel if weather is too bad. In this worst case, you have option to fly with sharing helicopter (5 passenger in one helicopter), it cost US$ 400-500. You will refund the full amount of Lukla flight fares if flight is cancelled because of bad weather. We also can reschedule your flight for next day if you don’t want to pay extra to fly out by sharing helicopter.
Below are the 6 main reasons that we are Known as best trekking service providing local company based in Kathmandu Nepal and we 100 % assure our best quality trekking service to all our valued customers.
We always accommodate our valuable customers at standard of quality lodges in trek where one can get hot shower, clean beds and attached bathroom in mentioned area in itinerary, we make sure our best choice for our customers comfortable and safety for accommodation. we accommoate at least 3 star category hotels with breakfast with attached bathroom and quality of hospitality service.
Hygienic and fresh foods is always first priority for our customers and we always make sure of it while you are in trek with us. We select tea house or guest houses along the trail based on Hygienic and delicious fresh foods for your meals, it is very important aspect of our life spcially when you are doing trekking in high altitude mountain. We always take best care of it for our customers safety and their health issues.
Our company is not only concern about quality of foods we serve but also concern about quantity of foods we serve during your trek in Nepal with us so we always encourage our clients to select own choice of unlimited meals and drinks on trek.
Like many other cheapest trekking operators does, we never provide limited foods and drinks during trek. In fact, you will serve unlimited fresh, hygienic and energetic meals & hot drinks 3 times a day. Most of cheapest package include very limited foods and drinks like only small portion of meal at Breakfast,at Lunch and at dinner and very limited cup of tea/coffee each day, which is not enough for high mountain trek. you need to eat adequate Unlimited meals and hot drinks as your own choice and that is what serve by our company during the trek. This will give you a BEST ADDED VALUE to trek with us.
Not only unlimited meals and drinks we serve, you are free to select your own choice of meals, like you can have full choice of vegetarian meals, non-vegetarian meals or choice of your meals from food menu in each lodges everyday for entire trek, this type of facility may not available with all other companies, so this two factors are something really important you should make sure before you book trekking with any other company in Nepal.
Our SHERPA guides and porters always take very good care of your trekking holiday; they always walk together with you and give you fact information during trek. Their main concern is always to take very good care of your health and well being during trek. Our guide and porters are fully expert in the field of trekking & Climbing. Arrangements of quality lodge, foods, drinks and health issues are always serious concern of our guide and porters. They will not leave you alone as we have seen many guides are always walking behind or a head and not caring well for their guests. our guide always make sure 3 important issues during trek very professionally.
For us safety and security of our customers is always prime concern, without safety and security, we dont organize any trips, specially in himalaya. health and safety is always our first priority during trek and our guide is fully aware of it. incase of any Emergency issues of trekkers health, we take care of this issues so seriously. We are always keep in touch with our guides during trek.
trekking itinerary in mountain region can’t be fixed every time, sometime due to any reason, we need to change or customize in itinerary. In this case our guide and porters are fully flexible to make necessary optional change as per your request by using their wise knowledge. as per weather condition or health issues of clients or due to any unavoidable situation in mountain, we are flexible to make any changes in itinerary immediately. terms and conditions may apply but we are always flexible to make any last minute or emergency change in itinerary or program which is normally fixed.
At NETTA, we treat our working staffs, Sherpa guide and porters very well, they work so hard to make our customers journey so wonderful, without guide and porters care, hard work and best services, your trip wouldn’t be successful, that’s way we provide highest wages and facility to our Sherpa guide, porters and trekking/climbing staffs in order to encourage them for one of the best trekking, tours and climbing trip in Himalaya. We also provide very well equipment and they are insured well to prevent from unexpected accidents or medical treatment.
6 am- 7 am- wake up time, packing and fresh up
7 am- 7.30 am- BREAKFAST
7.30 am- 8 Am- Trek start
11.30 Am- 1 Pm- LUNCH
6 pm- 8 pm- DINNER
8- 9 pm- BED TIME
Choice of Eggs, potatoes, breads, Muesli, Pancake, Oat meals, Tea/Coffe or set breakfast
Choice of Rice, noodles items, pastas items, potatoes items, vegetable items,
Choice of soup, choice of Rice, noodles items, pastas items, potatoes items, vegetable items,Vegetarian or non- vegetarian options are available for daily meals
Fixed Itinerary can be customized as per your requirements and timeframe.
Above Package Included 3 star or 5 star category hotel in Kathmandu & Pokhara city( you can select the package), if you would like to stay at high class hotel (5 star hotels or so) or hotel as your own choice that is possible, please send us a request.
Our Trek package apply for minimum of two people in a group, however we can organize solo/single trek if you don’t have friend or partner to travel with.
We have discounted price package if there are group above 6 person or so, please send us a request for special deal for your group
Our trek package is based on full inclusive service from arrival in Kathmandu to Departure from Kathmandu including hotel in Kathmandu, sightseeing in Kathmandu, Incase if you would like to book your own choice of hotel or you would like to exclude city tour of Kathmandu, it is possible, just let us know any service that not required. Whatever is your exact requirements, we are happy to make customize accordingly
Do not hesitate to write us for any advice or special request, we are happy to hear from you and always ready to provide our quality trekking service in the Himalaya of Nepal.
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