Everest Gokyo Lake Trekking

Everest Gokyo Lake Trekking

Everest Gokyo Lake Trek is going to offer you an excellent opportunity to experience the eyeful views of Mount Everest and series of serene Gokyo Lakes. Everest Gokyo Lake Trekking is also a frequently organized trekking package in Everest Region. Actually, Gokyo Lake Trekking is considered an alternative trek to the traditional Everest Base Camp Trek. Everest Gokyo Lake Trek remarkably lets you experience the attractive and tremendous views of ice ridges between Cho Oyu and Gyachung Peaks. In this sense, Everest Gokyo Trekking is going to be an extraordinary experience beyond your imagination in Nepal Himalayas. This trek provides an ample opportunity to explore the impressive mountain views and tranquil lakes.

Everest Gokyo Lake Trekking

 is going to be the ideal package for those who wish to trek in the less trodden trails of Nepal Himalayas. Besides the amazing views of some of the highest peaks of the world, Gokyo Lake Trekking offers you the true Himalayan experience of walking through raging rivers, huge glaciers, beautiful Himalayan valleys, and mighty passes like Cho La and Nangpa. You can enjoy the eyeful sights of lofty mountains including Mount Everest, Mount Makalu, Amadablam, Thamserku, Cho Oyu, Lhotse and others. Another highlight of this trek is the best viewpoint of Gokyo Ri which offers you the wonderful views of mightiest mountains around you. Besides, we will also get to pass through many sprawling villages interacting with local Sherpa residents.World Sight Journey warmly welcomes you all for this wonderful trek to Gokyo Lake.

Outlined Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and check-in to Hotel

Day 02: Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu Valley and Pre-trip Preparation

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2804m) and trek to Phakding (2610m) – 3 Hours

Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3441m) – 5 Hours

Day 05: Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar

Day 06: Trek from Namche to Dole (4110m) – 6 Hours

Day 07: Trek from Dole to Machhermo (4470m) – 5 Hours

Day 08: Trek from Machhermo to Gokyo Lake (4800m) – 5 Hours

Day 09: Climb up to Gokyo Ri and return back to Dole–7 Hours

Day 10: Trek from Dole to Namche Bazaar – 5 Hours

Day 11: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Phakding– 4Hours

Day 12: Trek from Phakding to Lukla – 5 Hours

Day 13: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 14: Final Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and check-in to Hotel

The representatives from World Sight Journeys will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport upon your arrival. We then transfer you to the hotel for the overnight stay.

Day 02: Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu Valley and Pre-trip Preparation

Today, we spend the whole for the sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Valley. You will have the full day guided sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley covering the major cultural attractions which have also been cited as The World Heritage Cultural Sites. After having breakfast in the morning, we visit Pashupatinath, which is considered the holiest temple of Lord Shiva.  We then head to Bauddhanath, which is also known as Little Tibet and also is one of the oldest and largest Buddhist Monastery in the world. Following the Bauddhanath Monastery, we visit Swayambhunath, the Monkey Temple, which is equally revered by Hindus and Buddhists.   Swayambhunath is an ancient religious complex atop a hill in the west of Kathmandu. After exploring the Swayambhunath Stupa, we drive to Kathmandu (Basantpur) Durbar Square. If time allows, you can explore the city. Finally, you will have dinner at hotel and stay there overnight.

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2804m) and trek to Phakding (2610m) – 3 Hours

We get transferred to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu Domestic Airport this morning to catch our scheduled morning flight to Lukla. After 30 minute long adventurous flight above the breathtaking scenario of Himalayas, we land on the Tenzing-Hillary Airport at Lukla. Lukla is going to be the starting point of our trek. We meet our porters and other crew members and start trekking towards Phadking, which takes around three hours. We stay overnight at a local guesthouse.

Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3441m) – 5 Hours

We walk through the beautiful forest of pine today. And our walk leads us along the Dudhkoshi River bank through many suspension bridges. We will be crossing Hillary Suspension bridge which is one of the famous suspension bridges in that region. We will have enough opportunity to witness the wonderful views of Mount Thamserku (6618m) during the walk. Passing through the settlements of Benkar and Monjo, we eventually arrive at the entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park. We still have a last village of Jorsale before reaching Namche. Following the trail ascending through the forests and bridges and overlooking the beautiful views of Mount Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse, we continue our journey towards Namche. Namche is the gateway to Mount Everest and is also the main trading center of the region. We check into the guesthouse and stay there overnight.

Day 05: Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar

Today is going to be a rest day at Namche. But, as our Health Experts suggest, we need to stay active and moving during the rest days instead of being idle. Hence, we either take a day hike to Thame or visit Khunde for purpose of proper acclimatization. We can even stay at Namche and explore the Bazaar itself. You can visit the Tourist Visitor Center near the Headquarter of Sagarmatha National Park where you can observe an assortment of things which are related to the First Everest Climbers and Sherpa Culture. We stay overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 06: Trek from Namche to Dole (4110m) – 6 Hours

Today, we climb steeply out of Namche Bazaar up to the Kyangjuma village from where we can enjoy outstanding views of Thamserku and Amadablam. We pass through Mong La and stop at its top to enjoy the grandstanding views of surrounding snowcapped mountains and valleys while we have our lunch. We will get chance to observe various flora and fauna including wildflowers and rhododendrons. We finally reach Dole, where we stay overnight.

Day 07: Trek from Dole to Machhermo (4470m) – 5 Hours

From Dole, we head towards Machhermo today. Our trail is not going to be that strenuous and you will have opportunity to enjoy the amazingly spectacular natural beauty on the way. You can also observe the excellent views of mountains including Cho Oyu, Kantega and Thamserku. We reach at Machhermo after the walk of about five hours. We stay overnight at Machhermo.

Day 08: Trek from Machhermo to Gokyo Lake (4800m) – 5 Hours

From Machhermo, we move onwards along various lakes on the way. Continuing gradually uphill, we reach Gokyo for our lunch. We stay overnight at the camp at Gokyo.

Day 09: Climb up to Gokyo Ri and return back to Dole – 7 Hours

Today, we hike up to Gokyo Ri for our ultimate goal to see the wonderful views of Himalayas including Mount Everest. If the weather is fine, you can spend few hours at the top of Gokyo Ri. We then descend to Dole where we stay overnight.

Day 10: Trek from Dole to Namche Bazaar – 5 Hours

We take the morning breakfast and retrace our route back to Namche today. We check into the guesthouse and stay overnight.

Day 11: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Phakding – 4 Hours

From Namche, our trail descends through the forest of pines, juniper, magnolia, birch and rhododendrons. Crossing the highest suspension bridge over Dudh Koshi River, we eventually reach our final check point at Jorsale. Continuing further for about an hour and half will bring you to Phakding. We stay overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 12: Trek from Phakding to Lukla – 5 Hours

Today is going to be the final day of our trekking and we return back to Lukla from Phakding. We check into the hotel in Lukla and stay there overnight.

Day 13: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

We get the scheduled morning flight to Kathmandu from Lukla. The flight is going to be very scenic and adventurous. On arriving Kathmandu, you can take your time to go for your last minute shopping or you can choose to explore the city even more. We stay overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 14: Final Departure

Today, you take the returning flight to your hometown. Our representatives will assist you to reach the airport. You return to your home with an unforgettable travel experience in Nepal.