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Itinerary : Everest Gokyo Lake Trek - 14 Days


Itinerary Details:-

Day 1: Fly Kathmandu/Lukla (2860m) and Trek Phakding (2610m) – 3 hrs walk
Early morning your will be escorted by your trekking guide to Kathmandu airport. Together with your guide, you will board the scenic flight to Lukla. You will be joining and introduced to your other trekking crew who will be waiting for your arrival at Lukla Airport. Start your 3 hours trek through the pine forest to Phakding.
Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Local Lodge
 
Day 2: Trek Namche Bazaar (3440m) – 6 hrs walk
After breakfast at your local lodge, you will enjoy escorted trek to Namche Bazzar following Dudh Koshi River through dense Pine and Juniper forest. You will be accompanied with great view of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and other several peaks from the top of Larja Doban. Another 2 hours push will lead you to Namche Bazaar which is the largest Sherpa settlement in Nepal. Free time on own to stroll local market area.
Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Local Lodge
 
Day 3: Acclimatization Day
Day is free to acclimatize. We recommend you to enjoy day excursion to Syangboche to see Everest View Hotel.
Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Local Lodge
 
Day 4: Trek Tengboche (3867m) – 5 hrs walk
Morning start your trek to Tengboche monastery passing Sherpa settlements in Kyangjuma and Phunki Tenga. Your trekking trail passes through Rhododendron forest with excellent view of Amadablam Mountain, Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Cholaste, Thamserku  etc. Upon reaching at Tengboche, check-in at your lodge. Evening your guide will take you to Tengboche monastery which is the largest Buddhist monastery in Everest area to see the evening rituals.
Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Local Lodge
 
Day 5: Trek Dingboche (4410m) – 5 hrs walk
Morning start your trek to with your trekking crew by passing Deboche and Pangboche. Reach to Dingboche. Free time on own or you can possibly enjoy a short hike in near-by place.
Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Local Lodge
 
Day 6: Acclimatization Day
You will be staying at Dingboche as an acclimatization process. Your body needs to adjust as per the altitude to minimize and avoid the case of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) or other discomfort due to altitude. However you are strongly recommended to do excursion to near-by area to speed the process.
Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Local Lodge
 
Day 7: Trek Lobuche (4940m) – 5 hrs walk
Trek to Lobuche by passing Thokla Pass (4840m) and stone memorial built to commemorate Scott Fischer. Lobuche is famous place in Everest region to see excellent view of Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori and Everest Range.
Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Local Lodge
 
Day 8: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5364m) and down to Gorekshep (5170m) - 7 hrs walk
Morning you will meet by your guide and briefing will be done regarding today’s trekking route. Today is the highlight day of your Everest Base Camp trek as you will be reaching to the platform of the highest peak in the world. Today trek will give you answer of the question that arose in your mind before the trek such as How long does it take to climb Mount Everest Base Camp? Where is Everest Base Camp? How do you get to Mount Everest Base Camp? Explore the base camp area and return back to Gorekshep for overnight stay. You are not recommended to stay overnight at Base Camp as there are no local lodges in the area and the maximum altitude may trigger the Altitude Sickness
Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Local Lodge
 
Day 9: Kalapathar Sunrise Excursion. Trek down to Dzonglha (4860m) – 7 hrs walk
Early morning brace your to enjoy beautiful sunrise over Mount Everest and other ranges. Kalapathar is vintage point to see the best sunrise view of Everest, Nuptse II and Changtse with glimpses of the northern flank and summit of Lhotse. After spending time for photos, return back to Gorekshep for breakfast. After breakfast walk down to Lobuche and take a right route to reach to Dzoonglha. Toady you will walk for total 7 hours.
Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Local Lodge
 
Day 10: Cross Chola Pass (5368m) and trek to Gokyo village (4800m) – 7 hrs walk
Today you will get experience crossing high pass in Everest region. To avoid the strong wind and melting ice by sunlight, you will be starting your trek early morning before sunrise. You guide will brief you and take all the safety equipments for successful passing of Chola pass. Stop for view and photo snap at top of the pass offering excellent view of the Himalayan ranges.  3 hours further walk will bring you at Thangnak (4678m) where you will stop for lunch. After lunch continue your walk to Gokyo. We will follow the edge route of the Ngozumpa glacier which is the longest glacier in Nepal. Reaching the other side of the glacier, we get view of the second of the Gokyo lakes on the series of six lakes. Check in at lodge available locally. Rest of the day is free to enjoy the Gokyo lake view.
Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Local Lodge
 
Day 11: Gokyo Ri Excursion & Trek to Dole (4110m) – 7 hrs walk
Early morning, you are strongly recommended to take an excursion with your guide to Gokyo Ri for best sunrise view of Cho-Oyu, Gyachung Kang, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Makalu. The viewpoint at Gokyo Ri is also known as Scoundrel's Viewpoint. This is perhaps the best viewpoint on Earth to see the panoramic view of the Everest range and all major peaks located in Everest region. Return back to your lodge for breakfast.
 
You will walk down following the Ngozumpa Glacier from where Dudh Koshi River emerges. Pass second and first series of Gokyo lakes to reach a small stream by crossing Iron Bridge. On the right side you will see spectacular view of Cholaste and Taboche peaks towering on the skyline. Stop at Chodoten to see the view of Thamserku, Cho-oye and Kangtega mountain peaks. Follow the downhill trekking trail to reach Machhermo. Continue your walk to Dole and check-in at lodge.
Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Local Lodge
 
Day 12: Trek down to Namche – 5 hrs walk
Follow the downhill trail to reach to Namche Bazaar. Rest of the day is free to relax your muscle or you can utilize this time to stroll around the market area for last minute shopping.
Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Local Lodge
 
Day 13: Trek to Lukla – 5 hrs walk
Trek down to Lukla following Dudh Koshi riverline. Upon arrival at Lukla, check-in at your lodge. Free time on own to relax at lodge.
Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Local Lodge
 
Day 14: Fly Lukla/Kathmandu
Your guide will escort you to Lukla airport to board flight back to Kathmandu. You will see off your porters and other trekking crew at Lukla. Upon arrival in Kathmandu you will get transferred to your hotel.