Gokyo Lakes Trek (Gokyo Ri Trek)
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Gokyo Lakes Trek (Gokyo Ri Trek)

10 days
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Brief Itinerary

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: Departure to your country
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  • Airport pickup and drop services on a private vehicle before and after the trek
  • Two Night hotel accommodation (Tourist Standard) in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • All Domestic airport taxes where applicable
  • Trekkers Information Management System [TIMS] registration card
  • Experienced English speaking, government licensed and ministry of tourism trained trekking guide with meals, accommodation, salary and insurance
  • Assistant trekking guide for groups over 6 people with meals, accommodation, salary and insurance
  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • Comprehensive first aid medical kit carried by the guide
  • Necessary paper works, all government and local taxes, company service charges
Not included
  • Porters
  • Meals and accommodation during trekking and Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • International airfare, Nepal visa fees ( two passport photographs ), travel and medical insurance, emergency evacuation Personal nature expenses ( bars and beverage bills, drinking water, bottled drinks, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc.
  • Costs arising from natural calamities, mishaps or anything beyond our control (Costs are not refundable and transferable in any mean if you leave the trek voluntarily and want to return from the trek
  • Services not mentioned in 'Product Includes' section ( Please ask us if you are confused about any services
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Detail Itinerary
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Day 12 Departure
  • Depart to your destination after taking breakfast in hotel
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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