Enjoy the fascinating Gokyo Lakes trek to gokyo ri Nepal
Moderate Gokyo lakes trek takes you to Gokyo ri on gokyo valley of Khumbu region Nepal. It is a great opportunity to observe “Ngozumpa glacier” the largest glacier of Nepal, fifth lake and the base camp of “Mount Cho Oyu 8,188m” the sixth highest mountain in the world. Gokyo lakes trek is an exciting trek offers the great view of stunning turquoise lakes 4,750 meters, 15,583 feet and Ngozumpa glacier similar to the moonscape.
The amazing high Mountain views including Mount Everest from Gokyo ri 5,357 meters, 17,575 feet is difficult describe in word come to see once. Nepal is a beautiful place in the world known for its fascinating Sherpa culture and breathtaking nature beauty. Many tourist from around the world visit Nepal every year for Gokyo trekking and to get pleasure from the spectacular combination of rich culture as well as natural diversity.
The Gokyo trek is similar to the Everest base camp trek and you need on stay 2 nights in the Namche Bazaar village to become accustomed. Then trek continue to discover gokyo valley along Phortse Thanga, Dole and Machhermo villages.
The picturesque landscapes, unique tradition, rich flora and fauna, and glorious history are what attract travelers to this destination. Besides this, the Gokyo lakes trek is a stunning journey to the appealing Gokyo lakes, and it is a spectacular viewpoint for a great vision of the Himalayas and the Everest.
The reasons for trekking are different for every individual. Some go for hiking to see the sun set or sun rise on the horizon. Others wish to discover the gorgeous lake and enjoy an energizing and revitalizing exploration around the lakes. Gokyo valley trek is the best option to see the culture, mountains, glacier, Lakes and stars at night; you are in high altitude close to the space enjoy your time.
After exploring the gokyo lakes valley and the largest glacier of Nepal, there are some possibilities to go to Everest base camp via Cho la pass 5,420 meters, 17,782 feet or Thame village via Renjo la pass 5360 meters 17585 feet or same way back to Lukla. In the Everest region, the Gokyo Ri trek is an alternative to the classic EBC trek.
The Gokyo valley comprises of six sacred glacial lakes and that by no means fail to fascinate the trekker with its charming beauty. Trekking in Gokyo valley is indeed very dramatic, and it provides an opportunity to explore Sherpa village and seek wildlife.
Gokyo lakes trek itinerary
Day 01: Arrival day at Kathmandu
Day 02: Flight to Lukla then trek to Phakding 2610 meters / 8563 feet
Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3440 meters / 11286 feet
Day 04: Rest day at Namche for acclimatization hike to Everest view point
Day 05: Trek from Namche to Phortse Tenga 3680 meters / 12073 feet
Day 06: Trek from Phortse Tenga to Machhermo 4470 meters / 14665 feet
Day 07: Trek from Machhermo to Gokyo 4790 meters / 15715 feet
Day 08: Hiking to Gokyo ri 5360 meters / 17585 feet and explore Gokyo valley
Day 09: Trek to Dole 4200 meters / 13779 feet via Machhermo
Day 10: Trek from Dole to Namche Bazaar 3440 meters / 11286 feet
Day 11: Trek from Namche to Lukla 2860 meters / 9383 feet
Day 12: Flight to Kathmandu then transfer to hotel
Day 13: Transfer you to airport for departure
What’s included in given cost?
#Airport pickup and drop service by private vehicle
#Round trip flights Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu worth US$354
#Best lodge accommodation during trekking period twin sharing basic
#Highly experience staffs (2 guests: 1 porter basic)
#Trekking route map, trip achievement certificate
#Sagarmatha national park permit and TIMS card
#Government taxes & office service charge
* Visa fees / international airfare to and from Kathmandu
* Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
* Personal expenses like telephone, internet, mineral water, bar bills, hot shower, battery recharge, extra porters & gears etc
* Tips for guides, porters (Tipping are expected but not mandatory)
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