GOKYO & EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK

Gokyo Lake View trek as other treks in Everest region commences from Lukla after a short scenic flight from Kathmandu. The trail then leads you to Phakding and then Namche. Namche Bazaar is well known for the Tibetan market and also popular some mountain views. The hotel Everest View offers you the entire panoramic view of Everest massif. Then the trail divides. One takes you to Everest Base Camp and the other takes you Gokyo Valley. The trail passes through Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where one can experience alpine flora and fauna including musk deer, Derow, Ghoral, and Himalayan Thar as well as red-billed chough, impheyan pheasant, blood pheasant, and yellow-billed chough. Besides, Gokyo View Trekking offers a spectacular experience of the culture and civilization of Sherpa people.

The most significant highlight of this trekking is Gokyo Valley located at the bank of Gokyo Lake. It is an alluring valley encircled by mountain giants. Gokyo Ri is another notable attraction of Gokyo Valley trekking. Gokyo Ri is a popular vantage point which offers the spectacular view of 8000 thousand such as Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu which are apparently visible from Gokyo Ri above Gokyo Lake.

 

Day 1: Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport and transfer to hotel. Preparation for the trek and at evening orientation will be at Kathmandu hotel. After orientation welcome dinner with the Cultural program (A program with dances and singing from different ethnic groups and cast of Nepalese community with Nepalese dinner). Overnight at Hotel Holy Himalaya. (D)

Day 2: City sightseeing tour (Kapan Monastery, Patan Durbar Square, Showyambhu, Boudha) and drive back to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel Holy Himalaya. (B)

Day 3: Kathmandu to Lukla by flight and trek to Phakding (2600 m). Overnight at Shangrila Resort. (B)

Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3535 m). Overnight at Sherpa Land Hotel (B)

Day 5: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar. Overnight at Lodge. (B)

Day 6: Trek to Tengboche and visit Tengboche Monastery. Overnight at lodge. (B)

Day 7: Trek to Dingboche. Overnight at lodge. (B)

Day 8: Trek to Lobuche (4928 m). Overnight at lodge. (B)

Day 9: Trek to Gorakhshep (5140 m) and EBC. Overnight at lodge in Gorakhshep. (B)

Day 10: Early morning trek to Kalapathar (5310 m) and back to Lobuche via Gorakhshep. Overnight at lodge. (B)

Day 11: Trek to Tragnag (4690 m). Overnight at lodge. (B)

Day 12: Trek to Gokyo and visit 5th and 6th Lake. Overnight at Gokyo. (B)

Day 13: Trek to Gokyo- Ri. Overnight at lodge. (B)

Day 14: Trek to Phorste Drengka. Overnight at lodge. (B)

Day 15: Trek to Namche . Overnight at Sherpa Land Hotel. (B)

Day 16: Trek to Phakding : Overnight at Shangrila Hotel

Day 17: Trek to Lukla. Overnight at Mera Lodge. (B)

Day 18: Lukla Fly to Kathmandu (1350 m). Transfer to hotel. Overnight at Hotel Holy Himalaya. (B)

Day 19: Drive to Airport for your departure. (B) Note: B = Breakfast, B.B = Bed & Breakfast, B.L.D = Bed, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

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