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Everest Gokyo Lake 11 Days

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 11 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 5-79 yrs
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Maximum altitude 5483 meters
  • Trek difficulty Medium
  • Tour Code BM-6948
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  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Enjoy great views of Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse, Mt Makalu, Mt Cho Oyou and other peaks
  • Experience Sherpa culture & traditions and the lifestyle of the mountain people
  • See the beautiful Gokyo lake and Nepal's largest glacier Ngozumpa glacier
The Gokyo trek is one of the most popular treks in the Everest region. The Gokyo valley is located in the eastern part of Nepal.

More that a dozen snow-covered mountain peaks are visible from Gokyo peak (Gokyo Ri) including several 8,000+ meter peaks such as Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Kanchaenjunga and Cho Oyu. You also get wonderful views of Ngozumpa glacier - the largest glacier in Nepal. At the base of Gokyo Ri is a small hamlet made up of a few stone houses which is also one of the highest settlements in the world. From Gokyo Ri we can get great views of the lakes in the area, especially the emerald Gokyo lake.

Trekking around Gokyo valley is considered a traditional trek that offers magnificent views of the mountain peaks. The image of this region is associated with the soaring views of the most popular mountains in Nepal such as Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu which are clearly visible from Gokyo Ri above Gokyo Lake. One of the most remarkable views is of the tremendous ice ridge between Cho Oyu and Gyachung (2,922m) located in the Khumbu region.

Join us on this trek and enjoy the Gokyo region. Please see the itinerary section for more details.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Day 01 - Fly to Lukla (2,804m) - Trek to Phakding
  • Day 2: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m)
  • Day 3: Namche Bazaar acclimatization day
  • Day 4: Trek to Phorste Thanga (3,680m)
  • Day 5: Trek to Machherma (4,470m)
  • Day 6: Trek to Gokyo (4,790m)
  • Day 7: Trek to Gokyo Ri (5,483m) and back to Gokyo
  • Day 8: Trek to Dole (4,200m )
  • Day 9: Trek to Namche Bazaar via Khumjung village (3,780m)
  • Day 10: Trek to Lukla (2,804m)
  • Day 11: Morning flight back to Kathmandu
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off services in a private vehicle
  • Domestic flight Kathmandu / Ramechhap - Lukla - Kathmandu / Ramechhap inclusive with all taxes and transfers
  • Food throughout the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea)
  • One licensed English-speaking guide (Chinese, Korean, Hindi also available)
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag (must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First aid medical kit (carried by the guide)
  • All required permits and paperwork
  • Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu at a cultural restaurant
  • A nation-wide operable mobile SIM card and a map of the trekking region
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Porter
  • KTM 1xBedroom/night+BB
  • KTM 2xBedroom/night+BB
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • International airfare
  • Visa fees
  • Hotel expenses (in Kathmandu)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on charted helicoptor
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
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GOOD TO KNOW
CANCELLATION

Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.

Other Practical InformationImportant Note: Flight Delay in Kathmandu and Lukla! The Twin Otter Plane only the mode of transport to and from Lukla on this tour, Sometimes, flights to and from Lukla may be cancelled due to mountain weather conditions as the weather in mountain is really unpredictable so, we have kept one extra day in the end of the tour on our tour itinerary to use in the case of flight delay or cancel to or from Lukla so, if the flights cancel for 2 or more days, we will charter a helicopter to ensure you are on scheduled flight to your home or other destination. The cost of this extra service is payable directly to our office in Kathmandu if you have to use this service in US cash, or credit cards (Visa Cards, Master Cards only) then we will give you receipt of the payment from which you can claim the amount from your insurance.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • What is the required budget for a trip to Nepal?

    How much you spend in Nepal is largely decided by things you want to do in the country. A 5-day trekking trip in Nepal can start from as little at USD 400 per person. A weekend-long safari in Chitwan National Park is available at less than USD 200.

    On average, seven days in Nepal with accommodation and some or all meals included costs anywhere between USD 700 to USD 1500 per person. Good rooms at hotels in Nepal range from USD 25 to over USD 150 per person, per night, while around USD 1.5 a day can buy you three meals in decent restaurants. 

  • Is a visa on arrival available?

    Typically, yes. However, in response to the current Covid situation, rules for arriving visitors may change frequently and sometimes without notice. It may be necessary to obtain a tourist visa in your own country before travel. For updated information on visas, please check the Nepal Tourism Board and the Government of Nepal Immigration websites.

     

  • How does it work with a porter?

    Generally, the porter will pick up the baggage in the morning and drop it at the hotel in the evening. You will not always be walking with your porter or have access to your bag during the day, while trekking. 

  • Is Asia open for tourists?

    Despite the initial fears of the Covid-19 pandemic, most Asian countries have managed to mitigate its effects. As such, many popular destinations throughout the continent are currently open for travelers with precautionary measures like mandatory vaccinations. A few countries, however, require newly arrived travelers to spend a couple of days in quarantine.

    As of February 2022, countries like Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia are officially open for vaccinated tourists without the need for quarantine. Meanwhile, India and Indonesia are two of the countries that may require you to quarantine for up to a week on arrival. However, Japan, Vietnam, and Myanmar are yet to open their doors to visitors.

     

  • How much money do I need to bring with me?

    Your personal budget obviously depends on your spending habits and what is included in your trip cost. If accommodation is included, but meals are not, we would suggest that you bring around 30 USD per day per person for meals. Having a hot shower or charging your device sometimes costs extra. There are also sometimes small crafts/souvenirs to buy along the trekking route which you may want to bring extra money for. Also, consider whether you would be staying in Kathmandu or Pokhara before or after your trek.

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