Everest Gokyo Ri Lake
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeCulture, Guided Tours, Sightseeing, Trekking, Vacation
Activity Level Challenging
The Gokyo Lakes, a string of six emerald-green, fresh lakes around the earth beside Ngozumpa ice mass. Sunrise read over jaw-dropping mountain view. Opportunity to visualize four of the ten highest peaks on Earth. The Mt. Everest Height nearly(8,850m), Lhotse Nearly(8,520m), Makalu nearly(8,485m) and Cho Oyu nearly(8,215m).
The Khumbu Glacier (Planet’s Greatest glacier) and also Ngozumpa Glacier (the longest glacier the Himalayas). Scenic flight to and from Lukla and also the Adventure of landing one of Their most dangerous airports in the world to land, The Tenzing-Hillary Airport.
Everest Base Camp – Gokyo Lake is among the best choices to trekkers. Looking for the greatest Everest base camp trekking adventure; without needing to tread the generally plump, routine base camp path.
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Important notice. As a result of obstructive weather states (even though the greatest hiking seasons), occasionally they may announce abrupt changes regarding the formerly provided domestic flight schedule to and from Lukla. The air-plane may be postponed for several hours or even a few subsequent days. This completely depends on weather illness. To be able to deal with this circumstance, Hiking And Tour Nepal kindly ask all of the trekkers to bring a few additional days to your strategy to Complete your trekking.
Trekker’s security is obviously the top priority, the group leader, on obligation, is granted each authority to make modifications in the itinerary supplied, in the event of unexpected weather change, the improper health state of a group member or an unforeseen all-natural disaster. If necessary, the team leader may also cancel any portion of the itinerary. Therefore, in these situations, we ask you to co-operate together with our staff leader and stay flexible for Everest Gokyo lake Trek.
- Airport pick up and drop service.
- Accommodation standard hotel in Kathmandu, is neat and clean twin one bed during trekking.
- 3 Meals during on the trek only (breakfast with tea/coffee and lunch & dinner without drink)
- Domestic flight ticket from Lukla to KTM & return as per the itinerary.
- Sleeping bag and down jacket provided (to be returned after the trip).
- An experienced, knowledgeable, helpful, friendly and English-speaking trekking guide
- All necessary paperwork and trekking permits and TIMS.
- Medical kit & Oxymeter to check your pulse, oxygen saturation and heart rate( Very useful to check Altitude sickness symptom) carried by your trek leader.
- All local Government and local taxes
- Pre-trip meeting
- All transportation cost, fees and tax for arriving or leaving Nepal
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival and late departure.
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
- Travel and rescue insurance
- Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.) Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)
- Nepal Entry Visa
- Airport/Hotel porterage
- Trekking porterage
- Optional tours and activities
- All items not specified in “COST INCLUDES”
Arrival Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel
KTM-Lukla- Phakding (2610m/3:30hrs)
Flying to Lukla is really depends on the weather condition. Occasionally the trip will be cancelled if the weather condition is bad even though there are 8 aircraft that fly to Lukla daily. So there are possibilities that you might need to wait for your next flight to Lukla on the next day or pay for Helicopter.
Flying to Lukla in a 19-seater otter plane is thrilling yet the view is scenic. Flight duration is around 30 minutes from Kathmandu to Lukla airstrips that hangs on the cliff at 2800m.
On your arrival in Lukla, you’ll be cordially welcomed by your trek guide and immediately begin trekking to Everest Base Camp. The trek begin on the trail crossing Dudh Koshi River. Through pleasant mid-hill woods we shall cross a few Sherpa Hamlets and after 3.5 hour of trekking we shall arrive at Phakding. Today’s trek is relatively brief as it’s an introduction of average trek day. More challenging trek to experience from this day onward.
Phakding-Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Walk alongside the river and small villages. The trail goes through many suspension bridges from 1 hill to another mountain. After 2 hours of trekking, we shall arrive in Sagarmatha National Park entry in Manjo. We will need to create our TIMS Card and National Park Permit at the entry point.
We’ll stop at Jorsale for lunch and then continue trekking until we arrive at the longest bridge in the valley, and also a brief walk to a shorter one, Hillary Bridge. Then we’ve got a very long trail hill up nearly 3 hours of slow and continuous pace towards Namche. In Namche, you shall be able to have a first sight of Mt. Everest, depending on the weather condition. Settle down for the day at Namche’s lodge and Tea house.
Today is the acclimatisation day. The greater the elevation, the thinner the atmosphere. We need to obtain elevation gradually and steadily so we get sufficient time to acclimatise en route to Everest Base Camp 5357m.
Acclimatization day doesn’t mean to just chill and relax in Namche. We shall hike to the mountain above Namche, which can be just 1.5 hours trek. The view of Mt. Everest with fantastic panorama of Khumbu Himalayas are magnificent from Syangboche. Then we shall return to Namche, lunch and stay for the day where you can relax or sight-seeing around Namche.
Namchee Bazaar-Dole (4038m)
We continue to walk ascending and descending trail and pass by small villages and river valley. There are chances of seeing wildlife animal like elusive Musk Deer, Himalayan Thar (mountain goat) and colourful Danphe Pheasant.
The trek starts with slow rise along the valley. Walking at high altitude and thin air might slow you down, therefore just walk slowly and enjoy the outstanding views of Himalayan Mountains
Machhermo- Gokyo (4790m)
After breakfast, we continue to hike to Gokyo Lake. Slowly gaining height to a ridge top with fantastic and outstanding view and gorgeous perspective of deep-seated Khantega Gorge and up the Imperial Cho Oyu (8,153m) just stands directly in front of our eyes. Further walking, we will reaching the first, second lake and then 3rd lake. Continue further, we shall arrive at Gokyo Valley to stay for the night.
Trek to Gokyo Ri-Machhermo
Early morning we’ll start to climb to Gokyo Ri (5,463m) to catch the sunrise and view of the highest Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt Cho Oyu (8,153m), Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu and other peaks that are visible. Then we descend back to Gokyo Lake and to continue trek to Machhermo.
Morning after breakfast we shall start descending to Dole and Phortse and continue ascending to Mang-la for an hour and to Sannasa before reaching Namchee Bazaar.
Trek to Lukla will take around 7 to 8 hours. It’s time to explore the town before the day turn to dark night.
Fly to Kathmandu
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the International airport for fly back to your country. The journey shall take around 30 minutes to the airport.
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