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- Exploring large Khunjung Village and their unique culture and tradition.
- Visitmajor world heritage sites of Kathmandu.
- Splendid views of Mt. Makalu and Lhotse form Gokyo
- Ngozumpa Glacier and Gokyo Lake
- DudhKoshi River, Bhote-Koshi River
- View of Mt. Everest,Gokyo Ri, AmaDablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, Thamserku, Kangde, Cho Oyu, and its neighboring mountains
During the Everest Gokyo Lake trek, you will get outstanding views of bewildering mountain scenes and discover the lifestyle of the legendary Sherpa people, and their unique culture and tradition. The trek takes you to the beautiful environment of the Gokyo Lake with the mesmerizing panoramas of Everest and its neighboring mountains. Gokyo Ri which is situated at the height of 5,340 m will be our high point of the trek with exciting views of the Himalayas with Mt. Everest as well. We’ll walk towards the tremendous Himalayan scenery with exalted peaks that include Mt. AmaDablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, Thamserku, Kangde, and many others. The Sherpa are considered as the famous high mountain people that follow the customary way of life. The occasional sighting in these areas includes different wildlife such as Musk Deer, Blue Sheep and if you are lucky the elusive Snow Leopard.
The Everest Gokyo Lake trek starts after your arrival in Kathmandu. We begin our trekking with different exciting views of the valley that offers a glimpse of its world heritage sites and different settlements. After the flight towards Lukla, we walk through a Sherpa village that lies in the mountain region. You’ll notice the unique culture and tradition of the Sherpa people in the village. The trek follows the trail through a steep river valley to Namche Bazaar which is the gateway to the Khumbu region. This region is located in a natural area that gives you exciting views of the valley and the surrounding mountains. After resting in Namche Bazaar, we move towards the villages of Kunde and Khumjung. We follow the route of the Gokyo Valley through the trail of Dole and Machhermo. We will also get chances to explore Gokyo Ri and the beautiful Gokyo lake with its unique ecosystem. After a proper observation of the Gokyo region, we’ll again hike back towards Namche Bazaar and then to Lukla for a flight back towards Kathmandu.Short Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, warm welcoming by our team and transfer to hotel(1300m).
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and preparation for next day trekking.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,800 m) and trek to Phakding (2,652 m): 3-4 Hrs
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m): 5-6 Hrs
Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)
Day 06: Trek to Dole (4,038 m): 4-5 Hrs
Day 07: Trek to Machhermo (4,470 m): 5-6 Hrs
Day 08: Trek to Gokyo (4,800 m): 5-6 Hrs
Day 09: Trek to Gokyo Ri (5,357 m) and trek back to Machhermo: 5-6 Hrs
Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m): 5-6 Hrs
Day 11: Trek to Lukla(2800m): 6-7 Hrs
Day 12: Fly to Kathmandu
Day 13: Rest day in Kathmandu and enjoy farewell dinner
Day 14: Final Departure