Gokyo valley Trekking is the ultimate trek in the Khumbu region. It joins at trekking route of the Everest Base Camp in the initial walk and departs to the Gokyo Lake from Namche Bazaar. Gokyo Lake trekking is located in the Gokyo valley, also popular as a pristine glacial valley. The trek to Gokyo-RI has been classified as the strenuous hiking in the Khumbu region that passes through the cliff trail and alpine meadows. During the trekking season in March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November are the Best weather and climate, You can join with groups for 2019 and 2020 and Share a Sherpa guide and permits at any time. Let us know for more information about the trekking in Gokyo Lake.
After landing to the Lukla airstrip, Gokyo Lake treks head through the magnificent landscape of Phakding and Namche Bazaar. The fascinating forest of the highest located national park in the world increases After it heads to the Dole and Machhermo via Everest viewpoint and Khumjung village, it becomes far-fetched incredible with the enticing geography and you to explore the Gokyo peak Himalayan region. Gokyo –RI is the right above Gokyo Lake. It is the best viewpoint of the trekking. (5360M) The sublimity lies in the attractions that the trekking in Gokyo Valley offers, the alpine cattle grazing meadows, Himalayan scenarios of Gokyo valley, Sherpa communities and the Buddhist cultural prosperities. The trip is the alternative destination of the Everest Base Camp. From the Gokyo-Ri the 180-degree views of the Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Gokyo Peak along with the Ngozumba glacier exhibits its full youth and inspiring trekking peaks of Nepal.
The Gokyo valley trekking is especially for your awesome trip in this region. The itinerary of Gokyo Lake Trek is designed by our decades of trekking experiences and the Gokyo valley trekking route map. We suggest you be prepared to trek in the high altitude with sufficient acclimatization. For more details information, Please, feel free to contact us.
Day01: Arrive at Tribhuvan international airport
When you arrive at TIA, a representative of boundless adventure will be there to welcome. After receiving the heartwarming welcome from the representative, we can proceed towards the Hotel. The night we will spend at the hotel discussing the trekking and preparing for the trekking. The hotel will offer us a delicious dinner.
Day02: Flight to Lukla from Kathmandu and trek to Phakding
After having breakfast, we will escort towards the airport as we have to fly over to Lukla for around 45 minutes. After boarding from the flight at the height of 2800m, our gateway towards our destination resumes. We have to walk until we reach to Phakding. We spend the night at the nearest lodges in that area.
Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar
We have to continue our way to the pine forests along with the Dudh Koshi River. After walking for several hours we can enter the Sagarmatha National Park. Continuing our journey we can reach Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar offers us with magnificent and wonderful views. We stay the night at Namche Bazaar at the altitude of 3440m above sea level.
Day 04: Rest day
After having trekking of over 5-6 hours in the stony trails, it is better to stay the day at Namche Bazaar. This place is also very beautiful. We can roam many places here. The rest day will also help us to adapt our self at a high altitude where the presence of oxygen is generally low. This place is well facilitated with government offices, ATMs, Internet cafes, shops, restaurants, and many things. We can also visit the Sherpa community there.
Day 5: Namche Bazaar to Phortse Thanga
We have to walk early in the morning from Namche Bazaar. After walking for a while we can see a large image of Buddha engraved at the stone. The trek continues to Khumjung and then descended to the Dudh Koshi River at Phortse Thanga at the altitude of 3500meters from where we can see the marvelous view of Thamserku (6608m).
Day 6: Phortse Thanga to Macherma
The journey continues towards the Macherma at the height of 4410m. So, it will be a better short trek to avoid the altitude sickness that may come further in the way. The way goes through the middle of the forests viewing some spectacular view of green forest along with the white glittering mountains.
Day 7: Machermo to Gokyo lakes
After spending the night at Macherma, we should start the next day trekking early in the morning. We can view an outstanding view down the valley to the Kengtang and up towards Cho Oyu. On the way, we can see some few lakes. Continuing the way down to the trail finally leads us towards Gokyo which is situated at the height of 4750m.
Day 08: Explore around Gokyo Lakes and back to Dole
Early in the morning, we can make an excursion to the Gokyo peak. We have to climb over an hour with the traditional prayer flags of the Sherpa community. From the top, we can view a marvelous view of highest peaks like Cho Oyu (8153m), Gyachung Kang (7922m), Everest(8848m), Lhotse(8,501m) and many more. On the way back, we can view a splendid view of Gokyo Lake. We will trek down to Dole later of the day.
Day 9: Dole to Khumjung
After having breakfast at Dole, we will head towards the Khumjung. It is the largest settlement of Sherpa community where we can encounter with the traditions and customs of Sherpas. There is a high school established by Sir Edmund Hilary. We also can see many monasteries over there. We stay the night at Khumjung.
Day 10: Khumjung to Phakding
We should continue our journey to the downhill following the main trails. The trail drops down to the Namche Bazaar. We should waste much time here and should have to move on. On the way to the same route, we may take our Lunch. After having Lunch at Jorsale, we have to move towards Phakding.
Day 11: Phakding to Lukla
The route down to the Phakding leads us towards Lukla, which is one of the best towns of Nepal. On the way back to Lukla, we can see much beautiful view all over the way consisting of green mountains and white sparkling mountains. The day ends up with the trekking route to Lukla. We can stay overnight at Lukla.
Day 12: Lukla to Kathmandu
It will take only a few minutes for us to fly back to Kathmandu. During the flight, we can view the panoramic view of different mountains from a bird’s eye prospects. It will be an easy landing to Kathmandu so we can spend the day visiting the cultural heritage of Kathmandu.
Day 13: Farewell
The final departure will be at Tribhuvan international airport. Wishing for a better further journey, our magnificent journey ends here.
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