Start from $ 1100 USD
Total Duration:14 Days
Primary activity:Trekking and Hiking
Group size:2 to 12 people
Meals:All meals during the trek and breakfast in KathmanduShow All
Gokyo lake trekking is in Everest region. It is very beautiful lake located at 4800m from the sea level. The lake is clear sky blue in Summer and in autumn whereas it turns into white solid snow in the winter. There are 5 different lakes, and among them the fifth lake is the most far and located at higher altitude. So you can have a day hike to fifth lake and it provides beautiful ranges of mountains view from the valley. The Gokyo lake trekkings another beautiful place to explore is to climb Gokyo Ri. The Gokyo Ri 5,360m is a view point which is around 2 hrs climbing from Gokyo lake. From Gokyo Ri one can enjoy the magnificient view in the 360 degree. The Mt. Everest 8,848m and Mt Cho Oyu 8188m are the montains which are above 8000m.
Gokyo Lake trekking normally starts at Lukla as usual of other Everest region trekking. Somehow as availability of time one can start this trekking either from Jiri or from Salleri. While starting this trek at Lukla it requires 14 days whereas, starting at Salleri and Jiri it requires 3 to 6 days more. The trek to Gokyo lake and Gokyo Ri is obviously to explore nature, mountains and locals lifestyle. And this adventure trips offers ample opportunity to see the sky rocketing natural gifts, to feel the peace which is only you can get from this holy himalaya. The highest altitude in this trek you have to sleep is 4800m Gokyo Ri whereas you have to hike 5360 m which is the highest altitude you have to be in Gokyo lake and Gokyo Ri Trekking. The physical fitness is a must for this trekking as it demands lots of off the beaten track with many ups and downs. Whereas the questions of pre experience and mountaineering skills is not required. Good health, strong determination that you will do what you are detemined is key factor of this trip. And regarding the altitude sickness while going gradually gains the adaptation level, if one rushes that is not good idea. Our 14 days itinerary ensures the acclimatization process and still if you are too conscious we suggest you to trek at lower altitude for that you have two options one is Jiri/Bhandar and another is from Salleri.
Nature Adventure Trekking has been arranging this trekking as our clients personal itinerary as well, hence if the crafted itienrary does not meet your requirement you may let us know, we will offer a customized trip to you. And our local guide from the Everest region are very knowledgeable regarding the altitude sickness who will brief you in details what to do to keep you fit and fine. So let us know your trip we will handle your adventure trip to Gokyo with the special care.
Day 01:Upon your arrival in Kathmandu Nature Adventure Trekking & Expedition will greet you at the airport & transfer to Hotel.
Day 02:Trekking Preparation day and half day city tour. Hotel
Day 03:Flight to Lukla and Trek to Phakding (2610m.) 3-4 hrs.
Day 04:Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m.) 5/6 hrs.
Day 05:Namche Bazar: Acclimatization Day
Day 06:Namche Bazar to Phortse Village (3810m.) 5-6 hrs.
Day 07:Phortse to Machhermo (4470m.) 5-6 hrs.
Day 08:Machhermo to Gokyo (4800m.) 5-6 hrs.
Day 09:Gokyo Valley: Climb Gokyo Ri (5360 m) and hike to fifth lakes: 5 - 6 hrs
Day 10:Gokyo to Dole 4-5 hrs
Day 11:Dole to Namche Bazar 5-6 hrs
Day 12:Namche Bazar to Lukla (2840m.) 6-7 hrs
Day 13:Flight back to Katmandu
Day 14:Trip ends. Farewell to Friends
Above itinerary can be customized as per your requirement.