Gokyo Valley (lake) Trek is the an alternative classical trek in the Everest region. Gokyo lakes and Gokyo Ri trek is for those who like to walk in the Everest region without physical stress of reaching the base camp of base camp of Everest. Gokyo Express Trek offers an opportunity to travel around the wonderful destination and its remarkable sight which is away from your imagination.
One of the impressive and noteworthy marks of the trek is the view of wonderful ice edge between Gyachang(2922m) and cho Oyu located in Khumbu region. Gokyo lake trekking offers us a rare and unique chance of witness outstanding Himalayan ranges over 8000 including the highest Mt Everest, Cho Oya, Lotse Makalu and Ngozumpa Glasier – the largest glacier in the Nepal. Most significantly wi will see the sight of Gokyo Valley which has a collection of Stoned houses and meadows on the shore of great lake, Dudh Pokari.
Trek to the Gokyo Valley Begin from lukla air port down to Dudh Khosi river. From that we will move toward the major track to Namche Bazar, a posporous village situated in a huge unique and bowl-shaped region.So that you can collect unique and out standing experience. Not only that remarkable view of the Khumbu mountains like Ama Dablan (6856m), Thomserku (6608) as well as immuse vistas of everest will spellbind you
As we rich Machherma the outstanding Vistas of Cho Oyu, Kantege and Thamserka will blend you over there. We will also walk on the messy, risky side of Ngozumpa Glasiers- the main Glacier in Nepal.We will go close to varied scenery of Gokyo Valley including the series of beautiful Gokyo Valley Express. Langpongo lake that is situated at the hight of 4690m is rare view of trip. Subsequently, the second lake Toboche Tsho totally takes the heart away from you with its shiny tarqoise blue water alluring in the sun.
In series the third lake comes into the sight. We will also notice that Cho Oyo peak as the backdrop provide a wonderful sight here. One of the noteworthy mark of the trek is the view of wonderful ice edge between Gyachung(2922m) and Cho Oyu located in the Khumbu region. September to December and February to June are the best month to go for Gokyo super express.
Note: All the Domestic airlines flights to Lukla operated via Ramechhap-Manthali- Airport from the 1st of October 2022
From Tribhuban International Airport you will be transferred your hotel. In the afternoon time permit you will invite to our office for briefing about the each day program. Today you will receive your Sagarmatha National Park Permits and TIMS.
Enjoy the most scenic 30minutes flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. As you reach Lukla start the Everest View Trek to Padding via Chaurikharka and Chilung. Overnight at Phakding (2640m).
Early in the morning after having breakfast trek to the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar(3435m) via Jorasalle. From here trail slightly goes uphill to Sherpa capital Namche and you can see the first glance of Everest.
Trek starts after breakfast in Namche and trails follows colorful prayer flags, with several shorten and Mani stones from Namche Gompa. Thame is a small monastery village, situated at the altitude of 3825m and the birth place of ten zing Norgay Sherpa first man to reach Everest summit with Edmund Hillary.
After morning breakfast trail leads you to Lung den village, the village of Lung den is only one settlement before cross Renjola pass. Keep continue your journey up to Lung den village, the trail with Tibetan Yak caravans because it is trading route to Namche to Tibet. Overnight at Lung den.
After having strong breakfast in Lung den. Trail slightly leads to Renjola pass and renjola pass is one of the easiest pass in the Khumbu Himalaya compare to others pass Chola and Congmala. Whole trail is zigzag with sandy ridges and arrive in Gokyo lakes overnight at guesthouse.
You can trek to Gokyo Peak which start early in the morning. The summit offers the extravagant vista of Cho You, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu. While climbing down you can enjoy the view of Gokyo Lake. Overnight at teahouse.
After morning breakfast in Gokyo lakes, trail leads back to you Sherpa village of Dole via Village of Pangla,machhermo,Luza and Lhabarma. Overnight at Lodge
Morning breakfast in Dole say good bye to Gokyo valley and trail directly drops to Khumjung village to Namche via Sherpa settlement village of Sanasa
The trail steeply goes down through Rhododendron and Pine forest to Jorasalle it will take about two hour and another 5 hour walk to Lukla via Monju, banker, Phakding, Ghats Khola, Chaurikharka, Chheplung and arrival in Lukla and overnight at Guest house.
Early morning joyful flight from Lukla to Kathmandu and transfer your Hotel. During the day you will have rest after long journey in the Khumbu Himalaya and Evening fare well dinner with Nepali Family.
Departure for your onward flight.
All distances and time estimates are approximate.
Yes, you can get it in Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. As you arrive to airport fill the form and proceed to the visa line. You have to pay 30US$ for 15 days of visa from the day of issue, 50US$ for 30days and 150US$ for 90 days of tourist visa. For this you have to bring two passport size photos.
There are enough airline companies operating daily flights from Middle East of Kathmandu. Kathmandu only has got only international airport in Nepal.
For coming to Nepal you should have both medical and Rescue evacuation insurance. Yes you can get it here, but we recommend purchasing it in your country itself.
In Nepal it rains a lot between Junes to August. You too can enjoy great treks during this period of year in rain shadow region. But if you planning for more popular trek autumn through spring is the best time.
Nepal has modern banking facilities having branches of some international bank. Almost all foreign currency along with credit card such as American Express, Visa and Master card are accepted. Nepal also has ATM facilities.
We suggest you to book your trip in advance to avoid the disappointment. We too will make an effort to accommodate last minute bookings.
Yes, our agency representative will pick you from airport. We will be displaying our placard of Adventure Nepal Eco Treks with your name on it.
This depends on the destination you will be at. However our trip profile will give you information about how to budget form additional meals, optional excursions and extra expenses that might occur in any specific trip.
Since we are Nepal based company we refer to arrange your international flights from your home town. But domestic flight ticket will be included in our package. Other help like river rafting, city guided tour, mountain flight, jungle safari will be provided according to your necessities.
It depends; if you’re comparatively fit and enjoy walking then you will definitely find a trekking route to suite you. Obviously shorter trek are easier and longer ones require a better standard of fitness. If you want to go somewhere then we are ready to tailor the tour for you as you can choose the pace.
If you are in good physical condition then you do not require any hiking experience for short trekking. But if you are planning for the longer ones then you should do long day hikes at your home.
Completely, we assure the safety and security of the women travelling with us. We will give you a personal room on lodge and personal tent for camping while trekking.
Permit is not required for trekking in Everest, Annapurna, Langtang and some other regions. However, conservation permits or National park permits are required. There are few restricted trekking areas in Nepal where trekking permits are required.
All the meals are prepared with high standards of hygiene, fruit and vegetables are soaked in iodine before preparation. Most of lodges serve boiled and filter water which is safe. It is also possible to buy the bottle of mineral water in the trek.
All of our guides are trained with first aid and have basic idea about the physical problems that may arise during trekking. If an emergency occur then we will cover initial expenses of rescue operation as these expenses will need to be recovered from your insurance company. For minor cases there are health posts established by foreign doctors and many are staffed by overseas personnel.
You need to pay 20% of total price as advance deposit to conform reservation before arriving to Nepal. Rest of the payment can be paid after arrival day in Kathmandu Nepal
You can bring power bars, cereal bars and similar high energy foods, powder Gatorade is also recommended to fight dehydration.
In the way in many villages along the popular trekking routes you can find telephones from where you can make international calls.
Yes our company insures all of our trekking staff including guide, cook, Sherpa and porters.