Everest Gokyo Lake Trek

Trip Facts
Duration: 13 days
Region: Everest
Max. elevation: 5357 m
Grade: Moderate to Strenuous
Best month: September – December // February– May
Accommodation Tea House
Transportation: Flight / Touristic bus / Car / Van


One of the most daring treks in the Himalayas, Everest Gokyio lake trekking is famous for its tough trek route. The route that goes via the high pass of Cho La at 5330meters takes us to the Everest Base Camp. This amazing trekking route takes you to Lukla, Namche bazaar. After which it continues to Gokyo, Chola Pass, Kalapattar and Everest Base Camp.

Everest Gokyo lake trekking takes you to the foothills of the highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest at 8848 meters. Following the most famous route through the Dudh Koshi to its source the Gokyo Lake that is to the west of the Everest Base Camp, Everest circuit trekking, gives you the amazing opportunity to summit Gokyo Peak (5483 meters) from where you can see the fantastic panoramic view of Cho Oyo, Everest and Makalu.


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The same route takes us back to Lukla, you’ll be enjoying the breathtaking views of Everest including several other similar peaks and explore the Buddhists monasteries located at the world’s highest altitude. Everest circuit trekking is most suitable from beginning of February to end of May and beginning of September to end of December. And you can always change up the itinerary according to your travel plan or holiday.


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Outline itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. Orientation about the trip
Day 02: Mountain flight 30 min. to Lukla, 2840 m and then trek to Phakding, 3 hours walk
Day 03: Trek Phakding to Namche Bazzar 3440 m
Day 04: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazzar. Excursion around and hiking to Khumjung
Day 05: Trek Namche Bazzar to Dole, 4200 m, 7 hours walk
Day 06: Trek Dole to Machchermo, 4470 m, 4 hours walk
Day 07: Trek Machchermo to Gokyo 4790 m, 5 hours walk
Day 08: Excursion around the Gokyo lake and climb Gokyo Ri 5357 m
Day 09: Trek Gokyo to Dole 4200m, 5 hours walk
Day 10: Trek Dole to Namche Bazzar 3440, 5 hours walk
Day 11: Trek Namche Bazzar to Lukla, 6 hours walk
Day 12: Fly back to Kathmandu. Free day in Kathmandu
Day 13: Transfer to the airport for your onward journey
Day 14: Trek Namche to Lukla 6-7 hours


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