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Jiri Gokyo Lake Trek - 20 Days

  • Everest Region , Nepal
  • 20 Days
  • Trekking in Nepal
  • 5600m
Jiri Gokyo Lake Trek

Jiri Gokyo Lake Trek

Overview And Highlights

Jiri Gokyo Lake trek is  since Nepal opened for expedition in Everest region in 1950’s Sagarmatha national park has been famous destinations for both trekkers and climbers.

 

To discover much of this striking land we are providing you with memorable holiday in Nepal’s Khumbu land which grants us opportunity to explore two prime valleys known as Kalapathar and Gokyo ri.

 

Though first part of trekking is easy it offers us awe inspiring vistas of Himalayas. The trekking get starts from Hindu low land and ultimately ends at Buddhists highland. Trekking in trail offers us tantalizing view of loop of lakes.

 

 Gokyo valley Trek is famous for the presence high altitude lakes and crescent of snowy mountains. Best for the trekkers who want to explore Everest without much of the mental and physical stress.

 

The mountain vista of Mt Everest(8,848M), Cho Oyu(8,156m), Lhotse(8,501m), Ama Dablam(6,856m), Makalu(8,470m) with others  is seen exceptionally beautiful from Gokyo then that from Kalapathar though the distance is greater.

Day to Day Itinerary

Arrival at Tia (Tribhubhan International Airport) Kathmandu Nepal

Food
Dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1350

From Tribhuban International Airport you will be transferred to your hotel room. In the afternoon we will invite you to our office for briefing about the each day program. Today we will hand over your Sagarmatha National Park Permits and TIMS.

Drive to Jiri

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
1935

 From early in morning after having breakfast go to Old Bus Park and catch a bus for Jiri. Though situated 190km away from Kathmandu the bus requires 7 to 8 hours for Jiri. Overnight at Teahouse.

Trek to Bandar

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2180

today we will trek to Bandar via Bharkaur, Mali Danda(2440m), Khimti valley Yelung Khola, Shivalaya, Deorali(2710m), Sangbadanda(2180m), Khasrubas(2330m) and Mahabir(2590m). The path is somewhere uphill where somewhere it is downhill. Overnight at tea house

Trek to Sete

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2525

 walking from Bandar the trail is downhill to the village of Doharpa and Baranda until crossing the steel bridge at Tharo Khola(1480m). Preceding our trek to the east bank of the river we will climb uphill towards Kinja and continue our trek to Sete. Overnight at teahouse.

Trek to Junbesi

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2700

From today our trek is completely in Sherpa country and starts by climbing from Sete to the top of the 3535m high Lamjura Bhanjyang. The way is scenic and varied through forests of rhododendron, magnolia, maple and birch. This section of the trail is also well known for spotting birds like sunbirds. Lamjura Bhanjyang is the highest point on the trek between Jiri & Namche Bazaar & is marked by a tangle of stones, kindling & prayer flags. On the eastern side of the pass the route descents steeply for about 400m through fragrant fir & hemlock forests, then levels out passing the small village of Tragdobuk (2830m). Continuing our way down we will enter in Junbesi, a impressive Sherpa village among beautiful surroundings. Overnight at Teahouse

Trek to Nhuntala

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2330

 start to trek early in the morning cross Junbesi Khola and climb uphill. From the top one can witness the spectacular vista of Everest, Thamserku, Kantega and Mera Peak. After passing Ringmo Khola the trail climbs uphill to Ringmo Village. After Ringmo we will climb Trakshindu La Pass (2930m) a superb example of Sherpa architecture. Now we will trek downhill until we reach Nhuntala. Overnight at teahouse.

Trek to Bupsa

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2360

 trek downhill to Dudh Koshi and cross the river using 110m long suspension bridge. We will continue our trek to Jubing (1680m), Khari Khola (2010m) until we reach Bupsa. Overnight at teahouse.

Trek to Chhuplung

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2660

 Starting with a gentle climb we pass to the village of Kharte from where we can witness the vista of Cho Oyu (8201m). We continue our climb until we reach Khari La Pass at an altitude of 2840m.walk downhill to the gorge Paiya Khola after crossing the bridge over it we reach to the small settlement of Puiyan (2730m). After Puiyan the trail is zigzag and the trail offers the good view of Khumbu region and the trail descents to Surke (2290m). Preceding our walk further passing through Mani Walls we will reach the village of Chhuplung. Overnight at teahouse.

Trek to Namche Bazaar

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3440

After leaving Chhuplung we will continue of walk to Tharo Koshi River. After crossing the river the trail ascends to Ghats (2600m) and walk clamp to Phakding. We climb over steep and stony rim towards Benkar (2630m). Continuing our trek we cross the Kyashar Khola River and climb for Monju (2840m). Just away from Monju we enter Sagarmatha National Park. From here after crossing few rivers and climbs we will reach Namche Bazaar (3440m). Namche Bazaar is the main trading center of this region with hotels, lodges and restaurants.

Today we will acclimatize at Namche Bazaar.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3440

 Today we may rest or hike through the village of Khunde and Khumjung. Khumjung is the largest village of Khumbu region. After having lunch we will hike back to Namche Bazaar.

Trek to Dole

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
4110

from Namche Bazaar our route heads to the picturesque village of Khumjung. From here we can see the captivating vista of Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kantega. Soon after leaving Khumjung we will climb uphill to a large Chorten on top of ridge. This Chorten descend from Khumbila (5734m), which is peak believed to be abode of God of Khumbu region. Then the route slightly descends to Sanasa and then the trail slightly ascends of Mongla (4000m). From here we can see the panoramic vista of various mountains. Now finally we trek downhill to Phortse Tenga and again uphill to Dole. Overnight at teahouse.

Trek to Mochermo

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
4410

Trek for Four hours from Dole to Mochermo. The route is zigzag. In the whole trail we can see the panoramic vista of Kantega Peak, Thamserku and Cho Oyu. Overnight at teahouse.

Trek to Gokyo

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
4790

from Mochermo route ascends to Gokyo offering the spectacular view of down valley to Kantega and Cho Oyu. Continuing our trail to Pangka (4390m) the trail descends to the moraine terminal of Ngozumpz glacier. After this the route is almost parallel and we pass the second lake known as Longponga. Ultimately we will reach Gokyo after 4 hours of continuous walk from Mochermo. Overnight at teahouse.

Explore Gokyo Ri

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
5600

 Early in the morning we will climb to the top of Gokyo Ri (5600m). From the apex we can see the captivating vista of Gokyo valley, massive Ngozumpz glacier and all the mountains of Khumbu region like Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Makalu (8481m), Cho Oyu and Gashing Kang (7922m). Trek back to Gokyo for overnight.

Trek to Phortse

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3810

after having breakfast we will trek to Phortse village via Pangka and Ngozumpa Glacier. The route is all about uphill and downhill climb. Phortse is one of the most beautiful villages in Khumbu region. Overnight at teahouse.  

Trek to Tengboche

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3860

 The trail slight descends to Dudhkoshi River and then steeply descends to Tengboche. The main attraction is Tengboche monastery which was built in 7th century. From here we can see breathtaking vista of Ama Dablam, Mt Everest along with many others. Overnight at teahouse.

Trek to Monju

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2840

From Tengboche we climb down to Fuki Tenga and climb up continuously to Namche Bazaar. Spend some time in Namche Bazaar we walk downhill to the village of Monju. Overnight at teahouse.

Trek to Lukla

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2840

Trek back to Lukla along the same trail. Overnight at teahouse.

Fly back to Kathmandu.

Food
Dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1350

Fly back to Kathmandu.

Departure for your onward flight.

Food
Breakfast
Elevation
1350

Departure for your onward flight.

What Is Included ?

  • Airport pickup and drop by private car van
  • Two night standards Hotel in Kathmandu on B/B.
  • Three  meals a (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek.
  • All accommodations during the trek.(Toilet will be outside from your room)
  • All necessary paper works Everest National park entry permit
  •  Trekking information management system (Tims) permit.
  • Flight from  Lukla-Kathmandu/Jiri bus Ticket
  • A helpful, knowledgeable, friendly,well English speaking  trained, government license holder guide With all his salary, food, drinks,accommodation and insurance.
  • A Strong, helpful porter with proper equipment (one porter for two people).
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets and walking stick (if is it required)
  • All government taxes and office expenses.
  • farewell dinner with Nepali family
  • Adventure Nepal Eco Treks Certificate
  • Adventure Nepal Eco Treks T-shirt

What Is Excluded?

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at International Airport Kathmandu. You need 2 passport size photos and $40 dollar
  • International airfare/Your Travel insurance
  • Lunch/ Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Tea/coffee/bottles drinks/ deserts Sweet
  • Hot shower/Camera’s  battery charge during the trek

Note: Above Itinerary can be customized as per clients interest and time frame.

Altitude Graph

FAQs

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 25US$ for 15 days of visa from the day of issue, 40US$ for 30days and 100US$ 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.


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