Trip Name: Everest via Gokyo Lake
Maximum Altitude: 5,545m/18,192ft
Best Time: March-May and Oct-Dec
Group size: 1-12
Trek Duration: 15 days
Duration: 18 days
Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Lake Trek prevents the regular route travelled by most of the trekkers and leads you along a less travelled trail in Everest region to love the beauty that lies in the glacier lakes of Gokyo.
Gokyo Lake Trek ascending Gokyo Ri offers an inspiring Mt Everest panorama views, meeting with highland Sherpa people’s life style and their unique cultural hospitality, visit to some of the famous Monasteries. The Ngozumpa glacier, the largest glacier in Nepal and a climb to Gokyo Ri is a major highlight of this trek. As you climb up to Gokyo Ri, you will experience the best views of mountains like Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Pumori, and many other mountains. The trek reaching to the base of the world's tallest mountain with spectacular views from such celebrated viewpoints like Gokyo Ri and Kala Patthar and then meets the sight of the exciting Khumbu Icefall. This trek is best for trekkers who wish to take up more challenge and "stay off the beaten path".
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu (1,300m/4,428ft)
Day 02: Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft) then trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft): 40 min flight, 3-4 hours trek
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft): 5-6 hours
Day 04: Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,283 ft): Acclimatization Day
Day 05: Trek to Phortse Thanga (3,680m/12,073ft) 5-6 hours
Day 06: Trek to Machhermo (4,470m/ 14,663ft) 4-5 hours
Day 07: Trek to Gokyo (4,800 m/15,744 ft) 4-5 hours
Day 08 Gokyo Valley: Acclimatization Day
Day 09: Trek to Thagnak (4750 m/15,580 ft) 4-5 hours
Day 10: Trek to Dzongla (15, 939 ft) via Cho La pass (5,367m/17,604 ft) 7-8 hours
Day 11: Trek to Lobuche (4940 m/16,207 ft) 2-3 hours
Day 12: Trek to Gorak Shep (5,170 m/16,961ft), continue Everest Base Camp (5,364 m/17,594 ft) and back to Gorak Shep 6-7 hours
Day 13: Climb Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192ft) and trek to Pherice (4,288m/14,070ft) 7-8 hours
Day 14: Trek to Namche Bazaar 6 - 7 hours
Day 15: Trek to Lukla 6-7 hours
Day 16: Flight Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 17: Final departure
Pick up and drop Airport-Hotel-Airport in Kathmandu by private vehicle.
Flight ticket from Kathmandu-Lukla- Kathmandu.
3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners with tea or coffee) during the trek.
Accommodation of Lodges, Guesthouses in Twin Sharing Bases during the trek.
Trekking Permit (National Park entry fee).
TIMS card (Trekker’s Information Management System).
Necessary staff during the trekking period With Experience Guide and Porter.
Facility of Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment for all trekking staffs.
Group medical supplies (First Aid kit).
Hotel accommodation with BB Plan in Kathmandu.
Our service charges.
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
Alcoholic beverages, personal nature expenses, Mineral water, laundry, phone calls, internets.
Emergency rescue evacuation if required such as personal accident insurance or Helicopter rescue.
Extra luggage and personal trekking gears.
Extra porter cost.
International flight tickets, date change or re-issue If required.
Nepal visa fee, Visa issuance is easy upon arrival.
Tips, gifts, souvenirs.