Gokyo Lake

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  • duration 11 days
  • tour type Private
  • minimum participants 2
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • max group size 12
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Gokyo Lake
  • Panoramic view from Gokyo Ri
  • Namche Bazaar and other popular villages
Trekking around the Gokyo valley offers wonderful views of the mountain peaks and the Ngozumpa Glacier- one of the largest in the world. This trek guarantees the most remarkable views of some of the infamous “eight-thousanders” including Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse, Lhotse Shar and Makalu, which are clearly visible from Gokyo Ri (5360m.) Undoubtedly, one of the most unforgettable sights on this trip will be the view of the spectacular ice point between Cho Oyu (8201m) and Gyachung Kang (7952m) in the Khumbu region.

After a thrilling flight to Tenzing/Hillary airport at Lukla, the adventure really begins. We begin the climb passing Buddhist monasteries and memorials that stand amongst the most captivating backdrops you will have ever seen. You will be seduced by snow capped mountains enveloping tranquil, traditional Sherpa villages and celebrate as you reach altitudes of over 5000m. The trek aspires to reach Gokyo Ri and the glistening waters of the Gokyo Lakes, the world’s highest fresh water lake system.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT MOSAIC ADVENTURE
5 - Excellent
Based on 52 reviews
  • Dominick
  • From USA
  • On Jun 26 2018
5 - Excellent
Dominick's review for another Mosaic Adventure tour
“As our guides said, the first time you come to Nepal it's for the mountains, the next time you come it's for the people. The trek itself was amazing - mountain views, huge vistas, helicopter flights. The accommodations and food were all nice as well, and we were treated with a lot of hospitality.

However, what truly made the trip memorable were our two guides Rishi and Santosh. These guys took their time to get to know all of the members of our large 27 student group personally and were always able to crack a joke to lighten the mood. They supported us on the mountain and spent their free time with us talking/playing cards back at the tea houses. We had conversations every night and they taught us A LOT about the Nepalese culture and traditions and made sure that we always felt comfortable in their country. When we had a free day in Kathmandu after the trek they graciously spent their free time giving us a bike tour around Kathmandu, a great way to see the city. They started the trip as two guides to me, but really left the trip as two friends. I will definitely be visiting Nepal and these guys again in the future.”
  • Francis
  • From Britain
  • On Nov 25 2019
5 - Excellent
Francis' review for another Mosaic Adventure tour
“All very good. Fast replies from the boss, Madhav. Everything made easy: airport pickup, all the guides (not only mine, Bhumhi, who was also excellent, but others from Mosaic as well) went out of their way to help, everything about the trek itself explained in detail, and a successful ascent. Need I say more.”
  • Brian
  • From USA
  • On May 25 2019
5 - Excellent
Brian's review for another Mosaic Adventure tour
“Well organized tour with attentive staff. Pravin was our guide and he always made sure everyone was well taken care of.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Fly to Lukla (2,845m) and Trek to Phakding (2,610m)
  • Day 2: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazzar (3,441m)
  • Day 3: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar
  • 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 (5,360m) and back to Gokyo
  • Day 8: Trek to Dole (4,110m)
  • Day 9: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m)
  • Day 10: Trek to Lukla (2,845m)
  • Day 11: Flight from Lukla to KTM and transfer to Hotel
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Airport transfers
  • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu flight
  • Trek permit (Sagarmatha National Park entry fee and TIMS card fee)
  • Teahouse accommodation
  • Breakfast/lunch/dinner on the trek
  • An English speaking guide
  • Porter (1 porter between 2 trekkers, a porter can carry maximum 20 kilos)
  • Government imposed taxes
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Beverages (tea/coffee, coke/fanta, bottled water etc)
  • Extras (battery charging, above Namche bucket of hot water for shower etc)
  • Tipping and other personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance.
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • 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.

  • Is quarantine in Nepal in effect for arriving visitors?

    In response to the current Covid situation, rules for arriving visitors may change frequently and sometimes without notice. Please check the government travel pages and advisories of your home country and the official website of the Nepal Tourism board here.

  • What happens if someone gets altitude sickness, does the rest of the group continue on?

    It depends on the situation. Sometimes, altitude sickness can be treated and the trekker may wish to continue. If not, the rest of the group can continue on if they want and the sick person can descend.

  • 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 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.

     

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