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Overview

Heaven is in the earth. The Everest Gokyo Lakes trek would take you to the paradise look alike places. Moreover, Gokyo Lakes trek is one of the fascinating places to experience the heaven on earth. Peregrine Treks takes you to this amazing land via Gokyo Lakes Trek package; guided by the experienced member of Sherpa’s, Porters and Guides.

The trail consisting of the yak herds and the road less travelled piercing through the Sherpa community would lead you up there in the lake residing proudly beside Mount Everest. In addition, the trip to the Gokyo Lakes trek itself is an adventurous journey. It would be highlighted with the magnificent flight time to one of the world amazing and scariest airport of Lukla.

Trekking Route of Gokyo Lakes Trek

The gateway to the Himalaya, Lukla, a small town in the Khumbu region is the starting point of the trekking. The walking on the trail would be the best acclimatization procedure as you trek to Phakding. The further acclimatization takes place once you have reached the Namche Bazar which is also famous as the Sherpa hub. The beautifully roofed houses and amazing hustling of the Sherpa people in small town for shopping would be the unique experience for you. Peregrine Treks knows that the terrain is difficult and strenuous which requires maximum acclimatization procedures. So, we take you to the Everest View Hotel the highest located hotel in the world for the hiking as part of your preparation for the journey to the Gokyo Lakes.

The stunning views of the snow-capped mountains and surrounding geographical landscapes seen from the Everest View Hotel. It would take your breath away and you would instantly be in love with the beauty of Everest Gokyo Lakes Trek. After you have been acclimatized in the happening town of Namche the trekking to the Gokyo Ri. It takes serious momentum passing by places like Dole and Machhermo. The five lakes up there in about 4790 m height would remind you of any fairy tale locations. The glacial lake resides smiling beside the tallest mountain of the world Mount Everest (8848 m). The water in the lakes looks pristine and pure. So, the aura around the place would make any non-creative and non-romantic personnel into the romantic poet.

All the pain during the Gokyo Lakes Trek up to the lakes remains the sweet memory of these beautiful lakes. The trip to the foothill of the Mount Everest and taking the sip of coffee on the banks of these amazingly pure water lakes worth millions and the memory would last in your soul for eternity.

Hence, Relish the adventure of Gokyo Lakes Trek and thrill in your life with the experienced team of Peregrine Treks Pvt. Ltd. Trek with us to this pristine land and dart the magnificent memory in your soul forever.

 

Gokyo Lakes Trek Itinerary & Other Details

Day 1:  Arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu (1300 m/4264 ft)

Day 2:  Fly to Lukla from Kathmandu and trek to Phakding (2651m/8700ft) 8km, 3 hrs trek

Day 3:  Phakding to Namche (3440m/11280ft) 11km, 6-7 hrs

Day 4:  Namche Acclimatization day or exploration day

Day 5:  Namche to Dole (4200m), 5-6 hours

Day 6: Dole to Machhermo (4,470 m/ 14,663 ft): 5 – 6 hours

Day 7:  Machharmo to Gokyo ( 4800m/ 15744ft, 5-6 hours

Day 8:  Gokyo Ri climb (5357m/17570ft) and back to Machharmo, 7-8 hours

Day 9:  Machharmo to Namche, 5-6 hours

Day 10:  Namche to Lukla, 7-8 hours

Day 11:  Lukla to Kathmandu flight, 32 minutes

Day 12: Full day Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing

Day 13:  Departure to your country


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Day 01

Arrival Katmandu Tribhuvan International Airport 1,310m

We will be waiting for you at the airport for a warm welcome holding our company holding bord. It takes about thirty minutes drive to arrive at the Hotel hosted by Peregrine Treks Company. Once you arrive at the Hotel, they will serve your welcome drinks and give the room key. You will be freshening up and will have free time or you will be invited to our office to introduce with your trek Guide and get information about Gokyo Lakes trekking gears and itinerary.Welcome dinner would be provided in Nepali restaurants along with a cultural show.

Meal plan: Welcome dinner included

Day 02

Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Phakding (2610m) 3 Hours

You will have a scenic flight to Lukla from Kathmandu today. Once you arrive Lukla, your guide will be busy to arrange the porter for a while. Now we start our trekking to Phakding for three hours through rhododendron forests with paved stone steps. You will cross the suspension bridge and get splendid views of Sherpa village, Monastery and beautiful stone paintings, willreachMani walls and Dudh Koshi River gorge. After three hours of we will reach to Phakding and spend the overnight.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 03

Phakding to Namche 3440m 5/6 Hours Overnight At Lodge

We start our trek to Namche after having breakfast in the lodge and cross the suspension bridge at Phakding.Then we have a gradual climb to Benkar village for about one hour where there are some lodges to get the best view of Thamserku (6008m). Again we will continue and cross the suspension bridge to reach Monjo after one hour of gentle ascent. Monjo is the entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park where we have to show our permit or buy and then descend and cross the bridge to have lunch at Jorsalle.We will continue our walk and cross the bridge and then will catch the two trekking trails. We will catch the left shorter trail along the river edge and continue to the Hillary suspension bridge and the steep staircase in two hours.Once you arrive at Namche which is known as the capital of Sherpa people, you will enjoy the great view of Thamserku, Kongde, Kusum and Kangaru Mountains.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 04

Acclimatization day in Namche

People could get Acute Mountain sickness (AMS), once you cross the 3000 meters but you can have acclimatization day in Namche to adjust your body.Your guide will lead you Everest view Hotel (3800 m) or Khumjung Village. You can fully enjoy the ascending trails with the panoramic view of the jaw-dropping mountains surrounding you including Mt. Everest and Amadamlam. It is only two hours ascent so we have to descend to Namche for lunch and enjoy playing cards with staffs.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 05

Trek to Dole

The day will start with the hot breakfast in the Lodge. We will Climb stony staircases for the first half an hour and then trek on the flat trails for two hours with closer views of the mountains to arrive at Sanasa. You can enjoy a cup of tea here and continue but you will see two trekking paths; one is on the way to Everest Base Camp Trek on the left but we will catch the right ascending trail. It is a continuous ascending trail to Mong La danda for 2 hours. This trail has lesser traffic as compared to the trekkers the EBC trails.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 06

Trek from Dole to Machhermo

From Dole, we will ascend to Machhermo on the wide valley with the back drop mountain views of Kangtega, Thamserku and Kusum Kanguru. It is on the way to our today’s destination which takes about 5-6 hours. Machhermo has some good Lodges where there is a hospital for the Trekkers. If you want, you can go there to get some information about AMS.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 07

Machhermo to Gokyo

The Trails ascend the ridge with the view of Kanga and Mountain Cho-Oyu. The trail steeps up Kharka where there are stony houses. We will continue to Panka (4380m) village and the trekking group was actually washed away with the big avalanche in November 1995. Then, the trail steeps up and narrow until Ngozumpa Glacier and crossed the wooden bridge to arrive at the lake. After walking for some time we will reach the second lake at 4720m and Dudh Pokhari at 4750m which is very close to the Gokyo (4780m) where we will spend the night.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 08

Gokyo to Gokyo Ri To Dole

Early in the morning at 3 o’clock will we will wake up and start walking to the Gokyo Ri with a flash light. Don’t forget to carry the Camera and Hot water bottle. It takes about 2-3 hours to climb Gokyo Ri. From Gokyo lake, the hike uphill will be towards Gokyo Ri to observe the glorious morning sunrise on the casement of the mountain. It has a 90-degree splendid view of Everest and its neighbour mountain.The mystical experience of Gokyo lakes and the valley would accompany you throughout the trip. Then descend to the lodge and have breakfast and then back to Dole in 5 hours.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 09

Trek back to Namche

We will have breakfast at the lodge and descend down to Mong la Danda with the spectacular view of mountains. You will have a tea break here and we will then descend down to Namche. Then on the way back to Sanasa, you will meet many trekkers from EBC.We will continue to Namche and then celebrate after arrival when we come back from Gokyo Ri Trek.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 10

Return back to Lukla

It is on the way down to Phakding where we will have lunch for 1 hour. Again continue to the Lukla for another 3 hours
This is the last day of your trek which would be very funny and exhilarating. You can enjoy with your group in restaurants and bars and also dance in the groove with popular Nepalese folk songs.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 11

Lukla to Kathmandu by Flight and rest

It is a 40 minutes flight to Kathmandu but your flight can be delayed or cancelled because of bad weather condition so you should be prepared to wait for this condition The flight will take you back to Kathmandu and the evening farewell dinner will be organized with the cultural program before your departure to your home country.

Meal plan: Breakfast

Day 12

Full Day Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing

Full day Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing includes Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square with a private vehicle.

Meal plan: Breakfast

Day 13

Departure

Depart to your destination after taking breakfast in hotel

Includes

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • Bed and Breakfast in three-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Room in best available lodge and all meal (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)during trekking
  • Farewell dinners
  • Full day guided Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing in private vehicle
  • All entrance fees during sightseeing and trekking
  • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu Flight ticket
  • An experienced English or other Language speaking guide and one assistance guide for more than 5 trekkers
  • One porter for two trekkers
  • Guide, porter and other necessary staff salaries, insurance, accommodation and food, and airfares if necessary
  • duffel bag, t-shirt, achievement certificate and trekking map are free services from the company.
  • Sagarmatha National Park Permit and TIMS
  • First Aid Medical kit or necessary normal medicine
  • Seasonal fruits during trek
  • All applicable government and local taxes

Excludes

  • Nepalese visa fee and
  • International airfares/Land transportation
  • Excess weight of luggage charge(s) in flight
  • Extra hotel accommodation, Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu because of an early arrival in Nepal or late departure from Nepal, early return from the mountain because of any reason than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Travel and rescue insurance for trekkers only
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, soft or hard beverages, recharge the battery, bottled/boiled water, extra porters, hot shower, pot of tea etc.) during trekking
  • Tips and gratuities for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)
Everest Base Camp Trekking Map
 

Trip Facts

Destination:Nepal
Duration:13 Days
Group Size:Any
Arrival on:Kathmandu
Departure:Kathmandu
Max Altitude:5357 M
Difficulty:Strenuous
Accomodation:Three Star Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
Meals:Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner in Trekking Area

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