Gokyo Lake Trekking

                        Gokyo trekking is is one of the marvelous and popular adventurous destinations in Everest region. Gokyo valley trekking is considered a traditional trekking in Everest region . Gokyo is located in west of the Mount Everest and Gokyo valley is only has one traditional permanent settlements of Shrepa people. Gokyo trekking offers magnificent views of the Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Nuptse 7855m, Mt. Makalu 8463m , Mt.Cho Oyu 8201m, Mt. Pumori 7161m, , Mt. Amadablam 6856m, Mt. Thamserku 6723m, Mt. Kantega 6685m, Mt. Kusum Khagaru 6367m, Mt. Gyachung Khang 7922m, Mt.Kongde 6011m,Mt. Khumbila 5761m(God of the Khumbu), Twache peak 6367m, Mt. Cholaste 6335m ,Island peak 6179m, Lobuche peak 6145m,Pokalde peak 5806m, Honku south peak 6119m, from Gokyo peak /Gokyo Ri 5350m and relaxing with Tibetan sherpa culture + wild animals such as Mountain Thar, Leopards, Jackel and birds such as phesant, longtail birds etc. The traditional Sherpa culture and custom intact with Tibetan society which was brought four centuries ago from Tibet will be give you happiness and satisfaction is main features of Gokyo Lake trekking.

                        Gokyo trekking begins from kathmandu after 35 minutes fly to Lukla. Gokyo trekking trail passes through the numerous settlements of different ethnic groups. Add to this sweeping glaciers, glacial lakes, rhododendron forests, native flora and fauna, magnificent mountains, forest, animal, birds, and monasteries all go to make this region a spectacular destination. Gokyo trekking route following up the Dudh Koshi river valley towards Namche, and other main villages of Khumbu, Thame & Khumjung. From Namche Bazaar trekking trail ascending via Mong la hill 3090m than via Dole , Machharemo reach to the Gokyo lake 4750m. Early in the morning Apex Nepal Adventure trekking guide will take to you the Gokyo Ri /Gokyo peak 5350m for panoramic Himalayan views of the Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Thamserku and other more mountains than trekking trails descend to Phortse village and trails continue round to Tyangboche Monastery and finally reach the Lukla for other adventure trip or sightseeing in Kathmandu valley.

Trip Fact Box

Trekking duration: 16 days

Starting from: flight from Kathmandu to Lukla

Ending at: Lukla by flight back to Kathmandu.

Grade: Moderate

Highest access of the trek: Gokyo Ri 5350m

Culture: Tibetan Sherpa culture

Mode of trekking tour: Teahouse (Lodge)or camping trek

Himalayan sights: Mt. Everest, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt.Makalu ,Amadablam, Thamserkhu, Nuptse, Lotse etc.

Splendid breathtaking place: Trek in the Everest region,Gokyo lake and touch the Mount Everest.

Gokyo Lake Trekking Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1334m), transfer Hotel, Gokyo trekking briefing with officially arrangements.overnight at kathmandu.
Day 02: After breakfast,kathmandu by Flight to Lukla, approximately 35 minutes flight & trek to Phakding (2630m) Walk approximately 2-3 hours.
Day 03: Phakding trek to Namche Bazar (3440m).Walk approximately 5-6 hours.
Day 04: Namche Bazaar Rest or acclimatization day. During this day you can hike to Thame Monastery or Everest view hotel for superb Himalayan views including Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Thamserku, Kantega, Kusum khangaru, Khumbila, Tawache peak, Cholaste, Kongde etc. overnight at Namche Bazaar.
Day 05: Namche Bazzar tek to Khumjung (3810m) via Everest view Hotel. Walk approximately 2-3 hours.
Day 06: Khumjung trek to Dole(4000m)Walk approximately 5-6 hours.
Day 07: Dole trek to Machhermo (4410m) Walk approximately 4-5 hours.
Day 08: Machhermo trek to Gokyo Lake(4750m)Walk approximately 4-5 hours.
Day 09: Early in the morning hike up to Gokyo Ri 5350m for superb Himalayan scenery including Mt. Everest( 8848m) , Mt.Lhotse, (8516n) Mt. Makalu(8463m), Mt.Pumori (7161m),Mt.Mt.Cho Oyu (8201m), Mt.Amadablam (6856m), Mt. Thamserku ( 6723m) , Mt. Kantega (6979m), Mt. Kusum Khangaru ( 6367m) , Mt.Kongde (6011m), Mt. Tawache peak ( 6367 m) , Mt. Cholaste (6335m), back to Gokyo lake, breakfast at Gokyo lake , continue trek to Na 4150m. overnight at Na. Walk approximately 4-5 hours.
Day 10: Na trek to Phortse village. (3820m)Walk approximately 5-6 hours.
Day 11: Phortse village trek to Tyangboche (3880m)Walk approximately 4-5 hours.
Day 12: Tyangboche trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)Walk approximately 4-5 hours.
Day 13: Namche bazaar trek to Lukla (28300m)Walk approximately 6-7 hours.
Day 14: Lukla by flight back to Kathmandu. Approximately 35 minutes from Lukla to kathmandu. overnight at hotel.
Day 15: After breakfast, our tour guide will take to for historical monuments sightseing in kathmandu valley such as Bhaktapur, Pasupatinath, Boudhhanath, Kathmandu durbar square and Monkey temple(swyambhunath) and in the evening farewell dinner in Restaurant, overnight at kathmandu in Hotel.
Day 16: After breakfast, Relaxing/shopping with own activities than drop to Kathmandu Tribhuvan international airport for onward journey.

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