Gokyo Lake Trekking

Gokyo lake trek is known as the best alternative trekking route rather than the classical Everest base camp trek of Everest region. The Gokyo lake trek lies in the Sagarmatha zone and near about the Sagarmatha national park at an altitude of 4800m. Amazing Gokyo Lake is the freshwater lake situated in world highest site. The exhilarating and adventurous Gokyo lake trek offers an unobstructed view of Mt Everest (8848m.), Cho Oyu (8201m.), Lhotse (8501m.), Pumori (7145m.) and Makalu etc as well as Ngozumpa Glacier, prime glacier all over the Himalayan country Nepal. The Gokyo Lake is the primary source of Dhud Koshi River, which you frequently catch by your eyes throughout your trip of Gokyo lake trekking. Trekking to Gokyo Lake is also the chance to sight the gorgeous landscape, rich bio-diversity, 1000s year’s old vibrant monasteries. The interesting activities in the Gokyo lake trek are you pass the famous Cho-la Pass. The religiously famous Gokyo lake has considered scared by both Hindu and Buddhist is the part of Khumbu region. In Janai Purnima festival many Nepalese take a holy bath in Gokyo Lake. During the trekking you get chance to acquaintance with friendly Sherpa and experiment with their traditional culture. To discover the life of Sherpa not only in trekking route spot but also in Gokyo village, this placed near about Gokyo Lake, and peep the wild creature of Sagarmatha National park. The cultures of Sherpa are similar to the Tibetans. The highlights of the Gokyo lake trekking are views the fabulous Gokyo valley, various small and huge lake including Gokyo Lake, views of the world superb mountains and celebrate the festival like Mani Rimdu and Dumje. Gokyo Lake Trek has its own values because of its relation with the Cho Oyu and Ngozumba Glacier and Gokyo Ri. You can join other famous route of Everest region like Everest base camp, Gokyo peak, Gokyo-Ri.

What is included?

  • Hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast at Micasa hotel
  • TIMS permit,daily meals( Breakfast, lunh & dinner) during trekking
  • Trekking guide trekking porter to carry your baggage
  • Pick up from Airport on your arrival day
  • lodge accommodation during trekking
  • Transportation to Kathmandu
  • Sight seeing in Kathmandu

What is excluded?

  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • entry fee in palaces & temples of Kathmandu
  • drinks (hot/cold/alcoholic)
  • personal nature expenses
  • travel insurance
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Day to Day Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuvan international airport (1340m.)
  • Day 02:Sightseeing around Kathmandu and preparation day for trekking
  • Day 03:fly to Lukla (2804m.) and trek to Phakding
  • Day 04:Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3430m.), 5/6 hours walk.
  • Day 05:Rest at Namche with some excursion.
  • Day 06:Trek to Phorste Thanga village (3680m.), 5/6 hour walks
  • Day 07:Trek to Machherma (4470m.), 5/6 hours walk
  • Day 08:Trek to Gokyo (4790m.), 6/7 hours walk
  • Day 09:Trek to Gokyo Ri (5482m.) and back to Gokyo in the evening. 6/7 hours walk
  • Day 10:Gokyo to Dole. 3/4 hours
  • Day 11:Trek to Namche.5/ hours walk
  • Day 12:Namche to Lukla (2804m.)
  • Day 13:Fly to Kathmandu and leave to Lukla
  • Day 14:: free day at Kathmandu.
  • Day 15:shopping and good bye
Important Note

Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Take Me Trekking. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails travelling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

Equipments and Map

  • Sleeping bag (down suitable to -15 C)

  • Jacket - Polar Fleece/Down/Gore-Tex
  • 2-3 T-shirts Long-sleeve shirt/sweater
  • Thermal underwear (poly-propolene)
  • Light-weight trousers (preferably quick-dry)
  • Wool hat
  • Sun hat
  • Cotton/wool socks
  • Trekking boots
  • Sun glasses
  • Small Towel (preferably quick-dry)
  • Sunscreen
  • Personal items (toiletries, medications, etc…)
  • Flash light
  • Sandals
  • Water bottle
  • Rain/wind jacket
  • Maps/note book/sweets/snacks
  • Day-pack for yourself
  • Kit or duffel bag (porter will carry this one)
  • First aid kit