Gokyo Lake Trekking

Best season:  Sep-May

Trekking duration:  12 days.

Trekking grade:  C (strenuous)

Max .altitude:  5,357

Starting point:  Fly to Lukla from kathmandu-Namchebazzar-EBC

Ending point:  Lukla.

Culture:  Tibetan Sherpas and their unique culture.

Mode of trekking :  Popular in Tea house but the trek can be operated in both tea house and camping on request.

Himalayan sights:  Everest, AmaDablam,Nutse ,Lotse,Thamserku, Mt.pumori     

Highlights: This trekking certainly provides some tremendous high altitude trekking and visit to the second largest glacier in the world .From the top of GokyoRi there are some spectacular mountain views including Everest.

 

This Gokyo lake trek begins at the mountain airstrip at lukla a one hour flight from kathmandu.Our destination is the high altitude lakes of Gokyo at over 4200 m .Less frequented than the E.B.C. route the trek provides some tremendous high latitude trekking and a visit to the second largest glacier in the World .from the top of GokyoRithre are some spectacular mountain views includind Everest .We return to Lukla and our flight back to kathmandu .

TREKKING ITINEARY IN DETAIL

Day 01:                Fly – Lukla – Phakding (2800m)

Day 02:                Phakding – NamcheBazzar

Day 03:                NamcheBazzar – Rest day

Day 04:                NamcheBazzar – PhortseThang

Day 05:                PhortseThang – Dole

Day 06:                Dole – Machhermo (4,410m )

Day 07:                Machhermo – Gokyo

Day 08:                Gokyo – Dole (4,200m )

Day 09:                Dole – NamcheBazzar (3446 m)

Day 10:                NamcheBazzar – Phakding (2610m)

Day 11:                Phakding – Lukla

Day 12:                Lukla – fly to kathmandu .