Gokyo Lake Trek in Everest Himalaya region
Pristine Nepal offers an excellent moderate to trip to Gokyo Lake trek. There is a brilliant combination of fascinating Sherpa Buddhist culture and trekking within the high mid-East Himalaya around world highest area of gorgeous Khumbu and Everest region. A marvelous journey on Gokyo Lake Trek always offers Everest Panorama view wherever Pristine Nepal guide can show you the wonders of Himalaya.
Gokyo Lake trek starts with a short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Normally, this scenic flight will have a great view of Himalaya. Lukla is known as a dangerous airport in the world. However, this is an entry point for Everest region. You will see Sherpa culture and many different flora-fauna during this Gokyo Lake Trek.
You should trek through different Sherpa villages, farmland, and forest area before Namche Bazar. Namche Bazar is the well-known open market of Khumbu region. There are banks, hotels, restaurants, pubs, cafes, trekking gears shops, departmental stores etc. Most importantly, Friday and Saturday become very busy at Namche Bazar due to Bazar.
Acclimatization at Namche Bazar
Most of the trekkers stay here at least two nights during Everest base camp trek and Gokyo Lake Trek. People stop here for acclimatization. Acclimatization is very necessary before climbing on high altitude area of Gokyo Lake Valley. In the meantime, you will visit Syangboche for Everest view. You can have an exotic view of the world’s highest mountain Everest, Lhotse, beautiful Ama Dablam, Kusum Himal, Kongde Himal, and many more other higher mountain.
After acclimatization at Namche Bazar, you will follow same way to Everest base camp for a couple of hours till Lausasa. From here, you will take a left-hand side on this mountain. On the other hand side of the mountain trail brings you to the way of Everest base camp.
Furthermore, top of the Gokyo Ri will display great views of Himalaya. From here, you can see four highest mountain Mt. Everest 8,848m, Lhotse 8,516m, Makalu 8,463m, and Cho Oyu 8,201m including other beautiful mountains.
Finally, our marvelous journey to Gokyo Lake Trek goes to stop at Lukla. Then, a short flight brings you to the capital city of Nepal.
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Gokyo Lake Trek Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Fly to Lukla 2,800 m & trek to Phakding 2,660 m - 04 hrs.
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m - 05 hrs.
Day 04: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion.
Day 05: Trek to Dole 4,110m - 05 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Machherma 4,470m- 04 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Gokyo 4,790m-04 hrs.
Day 08: Hike to Gokyo-Ri 5,360 m & Trek down to Dole - 07 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Namche Bazar - 06 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Lukla - 07 hrs.
Day 11: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
Day 12: Departure from Kathmandu to home