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Trip Facts

Destination: Nepal
Trip Style: Trekking and Tour
Accommodation: Teahouse (Lodge)
Transportation: Flight, Jeep & Car
Trip Grade: Moderate

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Entry Point: Lukla
Exit Point: Lukla
Max. Elevation: 5,357 Meters/175,70 ft
Approx per Day Walk: 5-6 HRS

 

Cultures: Tibetan, Sherpa, Tamang, Rai, Nepali, etc.
Major Attractions: Natural Environment, Wildlife, Mountains, Peaks, Hills, Flowers, Flora-Fauna, etc.

Tour Details
Gokyo Lakes are oligotrophic lakes in Nepal's Sagarmatha National Park, located at an altitude of 4,700–5,000 m (15,400–16,400 ft) above sea level. These lakes are the world's highest freshwater lake system comprising six main lakes, of which Thonak Lake is the largest. Gokyo fifth (5th) Lakes trekking is best hiking trip from Gokyo. That’s why we designed this trip for our clients including fifth lakes and Renjo La Pass trekking which is perfect trek option in Everest region of Nepal.The trek starts from Lukla after half an hour mountain flight from Kathmandu following up the Dudh Koshi River towards Namche, the gateway of Khumbu region. After Namche, you branch off from the main busy trail towards the sleepy village of Phortse Tenga, Dole, and Machhermo. The Machhermo village situated at 4465 m/14645 ft. And the village partially sheltered from the wind by steep hillside spurs to north and south and with a tremendous view of the rocky amphitheater that blocks the glen to the west. The lodge is basic but enough comfortable. Also the community building porters shelter and a health post in the village. We pass Machhermo and hike to Gokyo Ri which offers splendid views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Cho-oyu, Mt. Lhotse, Ngozumpa glacier, Gokyo lakes and Gokyo valley The beauty of Gokyo valley is beyond any words of description. The azure and serene glacier lakes of Gokyo in the backdrop of Himalayas will help you find peace within yourselves. Exploring through those areas rewards you extremely good views of planets most beautiful peaks are the special functions of this trek. This trek will provide you our qualified guide with eco friendly environment which provides you complete journey as you’ll get a chance to enjoy the actual journey.
Includes & Excludes

Price Includes

  • Pick up & drop from airport by private vechile,
  • Flight Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu (Yourself &guide),
  • Everest National Park Entry Permits,
  • TIMS Permit (Trekkers Information Management System),
  • Teahouse/Lodge accommodation during the trip (trek),
  • Three meals everyday while on the trek: Breakfast, Lunch &Dinner,
  • High spirit Company T- shirt (gift from our company free of cost)
  • Company baffle bags and first aid medical kits
  • Experienced English speaking government license holder mountain trekking Guide,
  • Experienced & strong mountain trekking porter,
  • All program according to itineraries on full board services,
  • Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipments, insurance and other
  • All required facilities to staffs during the trek,
  • Farewell dinner at typical Nepali cultural restaurant,
  • All kind of rescue arrangements,
  • All kind of local and government TAX/VAT etc.

Price Excludes

  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner) whilst in Kathmandu,
  • Your Travel/Trekking insurance,
  • International airfare,
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected),
  • All kind of alcoholic and soft drinks,
  • Personal shopping, laundry, trekking equipments etc.
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee,
  • Cost raised by cancellation, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness which are not under our control,
  • Any others expanses which are not mentioned in “Trip Includes” section etc.

Complementaries

  • High Spirit T-Shirt
Itinerary

Day 1:Arrival in Kathmandu

Arrival at Kathmandu international airport. You will be welcomed by our office
representative and drop to your hotel. Overnight at hotel on Bed and Breakfast basis.

Day 02:Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,840 M/9,350ft), 25 minutes and trek to Phakding (2,610 M/8,562ft), 3-4 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),

You begin today’s trek from Lukla following a gentle climb up the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi River. Nupla (5885m) can be seen in the distance on the opposite bank, is a peak atop the Kongde Ridge. You descend a mountainside path that merges into your route to Everest, with views to a valley to your right; and at its far end, Kusum Kang (6367m.) The Dudh Kosi approaches as you pass a Mani wall and arrive at a Ghat tea-house. You continue along a small path with many climbs and descents following the left bank of Dudh Koshi to Phakding. Stay overnight in lodge.

Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 M/11,286ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B- L-D),

This day you trek and cross the river on high suspension bridges. Beyond Monjo (2800m.) is the entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park which was set up to protect and preserve this fragile mountain environment. You then ascend quite steeply to Namche Bazaar and along the way, if the weather is clear, catch a first glimpse of Mt Everest in the distance. You can also enjoy the view of Mt. Kusum Kangaru, Thamserku, Konde-Ri and Tawache peak. You will also visit some of the village monasteries on the way of trekking to Namche Bazaar (3440 m.). Stay overnight in lodge.

Day 04:Acclimatize, rest and exploring day around Namche (3,440 M/11,286ft), (Lodging + B-L-D),

For acclimatization you walk up to Khunde Hospital was set up by the late Sir Edmund Hillary and you can also hike for an hour up to Tyangboche (3800m.) where Everest View Hotel is situated above Namche for some outstanding views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Kusum Kangaru. There are also good views from the National Park Centre and Museum just above the town. Stay overnight in lodge.

Day 05: Trek from Namche to Phorste Thanga (3,680 M/12073ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B- L-D),

Trek from Namche to Phorste Thanga (3,680 M/12073ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),

Day 06: Trek from Phorste Thanga to Machherma (4,470 M/14,665ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),

Trek from Phorste Thanga to Machherma (4,470 M/14,665ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging+ B-L-D),

Day 07:Trek from Machherma to Gokyo (4,790 M/15,715ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),

Trek from Machherma to Gokyo (4,790 M/15,715ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),

Day 08: Trek from Gokyo-Ri (5357 M/17,575ft) and then back to Gokyo (4,790 M/15,715ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),

Trek from Gokyo-Ri (5357 M/17,575ft) and then back to Gokyo (4,790M/15,715ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),

Day 09:Trek from Gokyo to Dole (4,140 M/13,582ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),

Trek from Gokyo to Dole (4,140 M/13,582ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),

Day 10: Trek from Dole to Khumjung (2,780 M/9,120ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),

Trek from Dole to Khumjung (2,780 M/9,120ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),

Day 11:Trek from Khumjung to Phakding (2,610 M/8,562ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),

Trek from Khumjung to Phakding (2,610 M/8,562ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),

Day 12: Trek from Phakding to Lukla (2,840 M/9,350ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),

Trek from Phakding to Lukla (2,840 M/9,350ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),

Day 13:Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (1,350 M/4,429ft), 25 minutes. Farewell dinner in the evening, overnight at hotel (Lodging + B).

Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (1,350 M/4,429ft), 25 minutes. Farewell dinner in the evening, overnight at hotel (Lodging + B).

Day 14:Final departure towards your destination.

Final departure towards your destination.

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