Everest Gokyo Trek

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 13 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    07:00 AM All flight times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions.Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup .. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Tribhuvan International Airport, Ring Rd, काठमाडौँ 44600, Nepal
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Everest region is already world-renowned with the scenic views of mountains and unique culture. Among the various trails in the region, Everest Trek with Gokyo Ri provides a stunning perspective of the Khumbu region. The trek heads to the beautiful Gokyo Lakes through Sherpa villages like Namche and Machhermo.
The trip takes 13 days to complete and starts at Kathmandu. Firstly, you head to Lukla on a flight and start to trek. The trekking trail heads north towards Phakding and enters the Sagarmatha National Park. You head towards Namche Bazaar and continue to Phungi Thanga. The trail deviated from the classic Everest Base Camp trail and continues north all the way to Gokyo village. Then, you spend a day at the village and hike to the top of the Gokyo Ri (5360m). Here, you can relish the views of the mountains like Cho Oyu (8201m), Mt. Everest (8848m), and other peaks in the Mahalangur range. Likewise, you can also explore the Gokyo lakes and Ngozumpa Glacier.

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Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival: Our Travel representative will pick you up at the  Airport ( Kathmandu) and transfer to the hotel by private car.

Day 02: Kathmandu to Lukla (2,860 m) to Phakding (2,610 m): After you have your breakfast, you will drive to the airport to embark for Lukla. After necessary arrangements/rearrangements you will start heading towards Phakding which is reached at about 4 hours of moderate walking.

Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m):Following a trail through pine forest and crossing few suspension bridges, you will arrive at a small settlement called Benkar which is the gateway to Sagarmatha National Park.

Day 04: Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar: Acclimatization is an important part of trekking, especially those involving larger height gains: it minimizes the chance of complications due to abrupt altitude changes.

Day 05: Trek from Namche Bazaar to PhungiThanga (3,246m), walk approximately 4-5 hours: Moving on, we make our way down a long and mostly shaded hill to PhungiThanga, a small settlement on the river. PhungiThanga is the lowest section of the trail North of Namche bazaar.

Day 06: PhungiThanga to Dhole (4,110m), walkaprroximately 4-5 hours: The trek continues to Dhole by the same route to Base camp. You will get chance to see panoramic views of various mountains, rhododendron and birch forest with hanging mosses and lichens.

Day 07: Dhole to Machermo (4465 m), walk approximately 5-6 hours: After a walk in wonderful landscapes you arrive above Machermo which is a small settlement in a wide side valley. Machermo is also known for the home of a rescue post.

Day 08: Machermo( Gokyo Lakes)(4,800 m):  Gokyo lakes is populated with its amazing high altitude ducks. Before Gokyo, there is a chautara( resting place) covered with prayer flags and Gokyo village can be seen from here.

Day 09: Sunrise excursion to GokyoRi (5333 m) to Machermo Base Camp, 7 Hours: You will start your day early by climbing up to the top of GokyoRi which have stunning views of the upper Gokyo Valley, The massive Ngozumpa glacier and paranomic view of the khumbu Himalayas like view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu and many more.

Day 10: Machermo Base camp to Namche Bazaar: On this day, we trek to Namche bazaar, you can enjoy the glimpse of Everest region and its surrounding.

Day 11: Namche Bazaar to Lukla: This day trekking trail follows a sandy path with strenuous walk. The trail is full of picturesque view of landscape and some mountain scenarios. You can explore Lukla Bazaar and shop local items there.

Day 12: Flight back from Lukla to Kathmandu: On this day, you fly to Kathmandu in the morning.

Day 13: Departure day: Our representatives will take you to the TIA.

Inclusions

12x Breakfast

11x Dinner

10x Lunch

Accommodation included: 12 nights

Pick up from Airport and Transfer to the hotel by private car.

Two nights 3* Hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan.

An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porter (1 porter for 2 clients)

National park permit,Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.

All necessary paper works.

All taxes, fees and handling charges

Domestic airport pick up and drop by private car

National Park fees

All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks(twin Sharing)

Travel and rescue arrangements.

Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)

Last Night farewell dinner at authentic Nepalese restaurant with cultural performance.

Exclusions

Nepal Visa fee you may obtain easily in Kathmandu airport.

International airfare to and from Kathmandu.

Extra night Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary

All meals in Kathmandu and trekking (and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary)

All expenses in mountain over than Scheduled because sometime can be stuck in mountain due to bad weather delay flight or any reason.

Travel and rescue insurance.

Food and drinks

Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, hot shower etc)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate