Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lakes means trek both routes Gokyo Lakes and Everest Base Camp as same time. Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lakes itinerary is designed for those who have a big dream to visit the Gokyo Lakes and Everest Base Camp without crossing the challenging high Pass, Cho La Pass. The main attractions of this trekking - Gokyo Lakes are oligotrophic lakes in Nepal's Sagarmatha National Park, located in Gokyo Valley and Everest Base Camp is one of the most visited places in Nepal Himalaya. We begins the trek with an unforgettable mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Walking through delightful Sherpa villages we make our way to the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar.
Here we have allowed time for essential acclimatization. Continuing higher to Gokyo Lakes we explore the upper valley beneath the huge bulk of Cho Oyu. After reach the Gokyo Lake don’t miss hike to Gokyo Ri Peak. From the top of Gokyo Ri (5357m) we have an unbelievable view of Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks and glaciers.
Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lakes, the original plan is first ascent to Gokyo Valley to visit the Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo RI then go to the Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar through the Phortse village for the wonderful mountains views and glaciers. Gokyo Lakes to Phortse village there are two trekking trails one goes through the Dole and another goes through Na (Nha) which is very narrow path. Phortse village is a unique Sherpa settlement of about 80 houses and nice farming village.
After we reach at Phortse village our trek continues through the Khumbu valley to the top of Kala Patthar (5545m) for even more spectacular views of the surrounding mountains, we have a day to visit Everest Base Camp (5364m) across the Khumbu Glacier at the foot of the immensely impressive Khumbu icefall. Our return journey will take us to Thyangboche (Tengboche) monastery, the most important centre of Buddhism in the area, before ending our trek at Lukla and another opportunity to experience the exciting mountain flight to Kathmandu.
Everest Base Camp Trek Via Gokyo Lakes is possible to run any time of year without any difficulty but best time of year from March to May and September to Mid December. Teahouse/Lodges basis trekking package is more common to do the trek in Everest Region.
The package cost for a teahouse trek will be depending on group size and level of service. However, we (Alpine Adventure Club) offer Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lakes in a competitive price as well as committed to giving you the best value for your money.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing to Swayambhunath, Kathmandu and Patan
Day 03: Flight to Lukla trek to Phakding (2610m)
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 05: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 06: Trek to Dole (4090m)
Day 07: Trek to Machhermo (4410m)
Day 08: Trek to Gokyo (4750m)
Day 09: Day Hike to Gokyo Ri (5357m)
Day 10: Trek to Phortse village (3870m)
Day 11: Trek to Dingboche (4410m)
Day 12: Trek to Lobuche (4910m)
Day 13: Trek to Gorak Shep (5140m) and Everest base camp (5364m)
Day 14: Gorak Shep Hike to Kala Pattar (5545m) then trek to Pheriche (4260m)
Day 15: Trek to Tengboche (3867m)
Day 16: Trek to Monjo (2835m)
Day 17: Trek to Lukla (2840m)
Day 18: Lukla flight to Kathmandu (1350m)
Day 19: Sightseeing to Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Bhaktapur
Day 20: Leisure day in Kathmandu
Day 21: Depart Kathmand
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