Everest Gokyo Lake Trek

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gokyo lake trek

Everest Gokyo lake trekking route is the eccentric traditional route of Everest base camp which offers a splendid view of great ranges of the mountain including the top of the world along with the largest glaciers of the world i.e. Ngozumpa glaciers. One of the beautiful and most amazing features of this trekking is the ice ridge between the Mt. Cho Oyu 8,201 m, and Gyachung. Similarly, we can view the beautiful lakes of Gokyo around the valley at the altitude of 4,757m. The Gokyo Ri 5,340m. Maybe the most beautiful views of this trek as it contains a number of beautiful and highest mountains of that region.During the whole trek, we will meet people of different culture and traditions. Mainly people of Tamang, Rai and Sherpa people used to live here. The trekking to this region is considered as moderate and strenuous trekking of Nepal.The highest point of this trekking is 5,360m at the peak of Gokyo. Generally, the time of September to November and March to May are considered as the best season of trekking in this region.

The trekking to this region starts with the flight over to Lukla from Kathmandu. Then the trail will follow the path to Namche Bazaar to Dole to Machermo to Gokyo lakes viewing some spectacular view around Gokyo lakes along with the soaring mountains and back to the Kathmandu following the return way from Dole to Khumjung and Lukla. A One Nepal Trek proudly arranges the trekking at this region with the provision of better guides and expert help.

Details Intinerary

Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu.
Upon your arrival at Kathmandu at TIA, a representative of A One Nepal Trek will warmly welcome you to Nepal. She/he will guide you towards the hotel room of Nepal. The day can be either rest day or some sightseeing day of Kathmandu. The night will be at the hotel by discussing about the tour and enjoying the delicious dinner.(Service include: airport pickup+Hotel 2 Star label with BB plan)

Day 02: Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding.2,660m.
Early morning, we will catch the flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. Throughout the flight, we will enjoy the view of great ranges of the mountain through the flight. The view of snow capped mountains from the top will obviously interesting. After landing at Lukla, we will move towards the Phakding following the main trail. The trekking goes for about 3 to 4 hours.[Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+Local lodge+flight]

Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar.3,440m.
From Phakding, we will start our journey early in the morning. We will move forward to Namche Bazaar. The phenomenon goes for about 5 to 6 hours. The trail follows the Dudh Koshi River which will enable us to enter into the Sagarmatha national park. Continuing our trail, we will reach to Phakding through the main trail. The night will be fantastic at Namche Bazaar at 3,440m.[Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+Local lodge+Guide+Porter]

Day 04: Namche Bazaar to Dole 4,110m.
From Namche Bazaar, the trail goes steeply towards the Kyangjuma village from where we can have a splendid view of mountains ranges all around us. We will have our lunch on the way to Dole. The admirable view around the trail will surely mesmerize us. The way to Dole goes with the combination of Mountain View along with some beautiful scene of waterfalls and forests. We will stay the night at Dole.[Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+Local lodge+Guide+Porter]

Day 05: Dole to Machherma.
From Dole, at first, the path goes steeply to the Lhabarma at 4,220m to Luza at 4360m. The trail will offer us many glittering views of Cho Oyu, Kantega, and Thamserku. While trekking at this place we need to acclimatize ourselves with the increasing altitudes. After an incredible walk of about 4 to 5 hours, we will be able to reach Machherma at 4,410m.[Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+Local lodge+Guide+Porter)

Day 06: Machherma to Gokyo
Early morning, we will trek towards the Gokyo from Machherma. The trail descends to the river and then begins to climb over to Ngozumpa glacier. Viewing the panoramic scenery around the region, we will move forward through the main trail. We can explore the lakes of Gokyo if we got some leisure time. The night will be spectacular a Gokyo at 4,794m.[Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+Local lodge+Guide+Porter]

Day 07: Gokyo rest day.
Today can be taken as a rest day. But we will explore the place later in the day. We will climb up to the peak of Gokyo from where we will get the splendid view of other mountain ranges all around us. After viewing some incredible view from the peak, we will descend back to Gokyo where we will spend the night again.[Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+Local lodge+Guide+Porter]

Day 08: Gokyo to Dole.
From Gokyo, we will hike towards the Gokyo Ri to the altitude of 5496m from where we can get the splendid view of mountain ranges including the highest peak of the world. A hike for about 2 hours will take us to the top. We will return back to Gokyo and trek towards Dole the same day and the night will be at 4110m.[Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+Local lodge+Guide+Porter]

Day 09: Trek to Namche Bazaar.
From Dole, we will move as early as possible towards the main trail back to Namche Bazaar. We will pass through the forest of rhododendron and birch. The trekking to this region will be gainful for experiencing the surrounding area of Everest. We will walk until we reach to Namche Bazaar.[Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+Local lodge+Guide+Porter]

Day 10: Namche to Lukla
From Namche, after having the breakfast, we will continue our way descending the path to Momjo. We will continue to trek until we reach to Lukla. The night at Lukla will be spectacular. We will have the last dinner in the land of Himalayas at Lukla at the altitude of 2,832m.[Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+Local lodge+Guide+Porter]

Day 11: Lukla to Kathmandu.
From Lukla, we will catch the early flight over to Kathmandu as the climate may become worse later in the day. We will be at Kathmandu within the passage of several minutes. After landing at Kathmandu, we will move towards the hotel room and enjoy the leisure time at Kathmandu. We will have a success party at the night.[Breakfast+Lunch+Hotel+Flight]

Day 12: Farewell
After having a relaxing night at Kathmandu, finally, the day of returning back to your home country.A one Nepal Trek will organize a small farewell program at the airport and will help for any inconvenience that may arise during the departure. We wish for your better journey ahead.(Airport Drop+Breakfast)

Cost Includes

  • All Airport pick up and drop.
  • 2 nights 2-star standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • 10 days in standard lodges/tea-houses in the mountain during the trek.
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight for Guest and Guide.
  • All 3 meals per day during the trek [B+L+D] and a cup of tea with every meal.
  • Tourist standard bus between Kathmandu / Pokhara / Kathmandu.
  • An experienced English-speaking trekking guide, assistant trek guide as per the bigger size of a group of trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and lodging
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paperwork and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
  • A medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • Trip completed certificate by A One Nepal Trek company.
  • Trekking area map.
  • All government and local taxes

Cost excludes:

  • Nepal Visa fee ( Nepal provides on arrival visa in Immigration, bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs,)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Meal in the city like Kathmandu.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Extra calculate for additional programs as per above itinerary.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Local donation & Tips for guides and porters.
  • Personal expenses (Pot of tea, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)

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Trek highlights:

One of the most popular medium trek of Nepal. Rich in nature with 4 major peaks [Mt Everest 8848m, Mt Cho yu 8200m, Mt Makalu and Mt Lhotse] and several of beautiful peaks. Heavy colorful forest with the verity of flora & fauna. Charming mingle society of people with the unique culture, religion and seasonal harvesting. Clean running humming waterfalls and streams.

Safety – Health- facility:

Our first goal is “first safety” for all of our clients and staff. We have smartly experienced friendly and knowledgeable workers team. All they are well trained and must of they are license holder Guides. We arrange first aid. Also, the area has the health post on every 2 days, and the main hospital is not farther than maximum 5 hrs, from any part. We can use a quick drive on the rough road, carried by the people, take a horse ride, and arrange the Helicopter at our needed as per the emergency encase. The physical walk is 6 hours average per day with the mini bag with your valued things average 2-5 kg. but 2 days is shorter.

Your Personal Travel Insurance:

We highly advised you to make your travel insurance during Nepal trip from your own country. It is a condition upon joining any of our trips that all clients be insured for comprehensive expenses that might incur due to medical issues or accidents (this includes air ambulance, helicopter rescue, and treatment costs).we don’t arrange or sell insurance.

Teahouse Local lodge during the Trek:

All accommodations are Tea-house twin bed sharing basis room in the local house.Or  Luxurious hotels are available at some place. Based on the standard of hygiene, and clean of tourist standard available. There are mostly shame styles of accommodations during our trekking. Nice kitchen supplies all types’ food and beverage

Meals and Water:

During our Trek, we can enjoy typical Nepali food, different ethnic cuisines, as well as all types of international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, and Indian.), are from the menu as per local supplement. Lodge has well-trained cook basically attention for clean, hygienic, fresh and nice testy foods. We can even enjoy hot chocolates, the variety of bread, variety of drinks, and snacks. You could have able to buy Bottled water from every settlement. Even we would like to support you to pay for local purifying water cheaper with that’s help to controlled plastic pollution. Also, the boiled water or running fresh water with your peals or filtering is much recommended.

What to bring with you:

Raincoat, bag cover, round sun hat. Half paint for rain, waterproof walking boot, Suntan lotion, sunglass, light waterproof gore tax set, a pair of sleepers, some t-shirt, If you have your private light sleeping bag/If Not we will provide, walking stick, your regular drug and necessary you things.

Environmental sensitive:

The Khumbu region is stunningly beautiful but equally fragile. Future generations have just as much of a right to appreciate it as we do. Hence, the tourism industry has an obligation to protect and preserve it. We are considering a ‘zero impact’ policy on the natural environment and the traditional communities that live in the traveled places. We enforce a number of do’s and don’t. We also work alongside “KEEP” in order to maintain our environmental concerns.

 Best Season:

For all season. Even, September to mid of December and February to May.

Hotels are in Kathmandu:

We provide 2-3** hotel as per plan and cost.If your groups are looking for deluxe hotel.5 stars hotels are in Kathmandu: Hyatt Regency, Yak &Yeti, De’l Annapurna, The Everest Hotel, The Malla hotel.

 Booking Policy:

Confirm your trip at least 3 months before, with 25% of the payment and a copy of your passport. The domestic flight to Lukla/Kathmandu is hard to get for the best season.One group leader or agent will be free of service charge above 12 of paying the person in a group.(tax, flight, and monuments fees are not free)

Booking Guideline:

@ Contact us for all trip deal and discussion.

@ Print all program that we agreed, cost details and bring that with you.

@ Make sure your all information is correct as your upcoming trip with us.

@ Make confirmation your international flight tickets and passport size photo to your Trekking/Tour operator company A One Nepal Trek.  We need that to make your TIMS card and to buy ACAP entry Ticket.

@ Send us your at-list 6 months of valid passport copy of all members of the group.

@ Send us your 25% booking advance of all members of a group by bank wire. Although, your all process should have to be before 3 months of your trip to Nepal.

Fixed Departure

Trip Start Date Trip End Date Price for:1-4 person of Group. Price for:5-10 person of Group.
Everyday as per clients date.   USD 1,289 per Person. USD 1,199 Per Person.


Manual Notes:

The cost will be valued by: Your standard of hotels, service, group size and other extra activities. Please kindly let us know.

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