Gokyo Lake and Gokyo RI Trek

Gokyo Lake and Gokyo RI Trek

An ideal trek in the Everest region, the journey to Gokyo Lake is fabulous and far exciting. Gokyo Lake is situated at the altitude of 4790 meters above from the sea level. The trek begins from Lukla, which is a short flight from Kathmandu. It commences through the Dudh Koshi Valley to the Namche Bazaar. Crossing the yak grazing meadows, hidden alpine valleys, Sherpa settlements and through the harsh trail, you reach the Gokyo Valley with the surprising Gokyo Lake.

Trek to Gokyo Lake and Gokyo RI, you can explore the splendid views of the Everest Himalayas, glaciers, wonderful landscape along with unique flora and fauna. As you reach the Gokyo Valley, you can spend some beautiful moments by the Lake. It offers you the lifetime experiences, which remains frozen for more than half of the time in a year. The mountain ranges include Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Island Peak, Gokyo Peak and the alpine panoramas. Such giant peaks are generally seen views during this trekking. The Ngozumba glacier is another attraction during the trek to Gokyo RI, which is one of the longest glaciers in the world. Along with the natural attractions, the Sherpa culture and tradition are jewelled that signifies the trip to the Gokyo Lake and Gokyo RI. The Family Holidays P. Ltd is a leading trek operator in Nepal and we offer spectacular trekking packages in the Everest region, including the Gokyo Lake and Gokyo RI. Please, contact us for the detailed information.

Trip Highlights

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Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01 :Arrival in Kathmandu.

Day 02 :Kathmandu Sightseeing.

Day 03 :Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2610m).

Day 04 :Trek to Namche Bazaar (3441m).

Day 05 :Rest day.

Day 06 :Trek to Phorste Thanga (3680m).

Day 07 :Trek to Machhermo (4470m).

Day 08 :Trek to Gokyo (4790m).

Day 09 :Hike to Gokyo RI (5483 meters) and back to Gokyo.

Day 10 :Trek to Phorste Thanga.

Day 11 :Trek to Namche Bazaar via Khumjung village.

Day 12 :Trek to Lukla.

Day 13 :Fly back to Kathmandu.

Day 14 :Rest in Kathmandu.

Day 15 :Departure.

Cost Include

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • Three nights Hotel Family Home in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Farewell dinner
  • All accommodation and meals during the trek
  • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide and entrance fees
  • Domestic flights and airport departure taxes
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), assistant trek leader (10 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS )

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring small denomination USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Extra night accommodation/s in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu(and also in the case you return early from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters

Fact of Trip

Duration: 15 Day(s)

Trip Grade: Moderate

What Our Client Says?


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