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Guide and porter Hire Gokyo Lake Trek

Guide and porter Hire Gokyo Lake Trek – Journey of Khumbu’s amazing Blue Turquoise Lake”

Guide and porter Hire Gokyo Lake Trek in Nepal is a marvelous walking route of Khumbu. It is full of splendid scenery. The region is probably the most picturesque places in entire Everest region. If you are in search of trekking destination which has lake, mountains and hamlets, this is the one.

Journey of  Guide and porter Hire Gokyo Lake Trek  is similar to many trekking trips of Everest region. It takes the itinerary of Everest Base Camp Trek up to Namche Bazaar and acclimatization. According to various reviews of Everest trekkers the route of this trekking is considered as the most spectacular. It is comparatively comfortable to walk as well than Everest Base Camp Trek.

Route Overview   

After the acclimatization break in Namche Bazaar trekkers take the route of Dole – Machhermo. The trail is along the river originated from the Gokyo Lake itself. For most of the trekking, trekkers walk on the ridge line within the narrow valley. Scenery of mountains like Cholatse, Tabuche and Choyou keeps the journey exciting. Moreover the green lush forests and waterfalls along the way add the diversity in the trekking.

Ramsar Site

Lake system of Gokyo consists of total 6 lakes. However, trekkers reach as high as fifth lake during the trekking. All the lakes are listed as the Ramsar Conservation Area. It is believed that all the lakes are connected both over and under the ground. The major lake is the third lake and also called as the Gokyo Lake. There are few teahouses on the shores of Gokyo Lake. Lake has the cultural and religious significance to the Sherpa people as well.

Gokyo Ri Hike

During the trekking trekkers hike the Gokyo Ri. This is the most famous hill to climb in the Gokyo region. It offers the quintessential scenery of mountains on all sides. The sight of mountains like Choyou, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu etc looks spectacular. It is indeed the Himalayan spectacle.

The blue turquoise lake looks like a fine canvas containing the masterpiece painting. It is truly the majestic place on Everest region to trek.

Side Treks

Gokyo Lake Trek journey is one of the short trekking routes of Everest Region. However, trekkers can extend their trekking journey to various destinations. Everest Base Camp is possible from Gokyo. If you cross the Chola Pass then you can connect with the Everest Base Camp Trek route. On the other side the crossing of Renjo la is also possible. Therefore, the trek is very popular among adventure trekkers too. If you want to do the Sherpa Homeland trek also the destination is the fine choice.

Trekkers can extend their trekking towards Phortse Village or towards Khunde. Therefore, Gokyo Lake Trek has lots of options for trekkers to relish. Even if the highest point of the trip is 5600 m the journey is comfortable. Trekkers gradually climb higher on a very comfortable trail. Therefore, the risk of altitude sickness on this trip is very less in comparison to base camp trekking.

Book the Gokyo Lake Trek in Nepal with us. We take you to the majestic Gokyo region of Khumbu. It is truly the photographer’s paradise and you can knit the momentous tale of your own.

Note:- If you want to book your both ways flight Ticket,From Kathmandu-Lukla-Lukla to Kathmandu  cost Will be both way Flight  US$ 358 per person,

The cost of the Trekking Guide in Nepal is 25 $ per day. The cost of Guide Porter in Nepal For Everest Base Camp Trek is 30 $ per day and the cost of porter is 25 $ per day.

1.    Blue TIMS card USD$ 10 per person
2.    Khumbu Pasang Lhamu rural municipality permit USD$ 20
3.    Sagarmatha national park permit USD$34 per person including Tax ,

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu 1400 m / 4593 ft

As you land at Kathmandu airport, we will escort you from the airport and transfer you to the hotel. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 2
Kathmandu to Lukla (Flight) to Phakding 2651 m / 8697 ft 3 - 4 hr

On this day, you gonna fly from Kathmandu to Lukla on a domestic plane. The morning flight will be best, you can witness stunning views of the wonderful Himalayas from the plane window.
After reaching the Lukla, you will be trekking towards Phakding. Your destination for the night will be Phakding.

Day 3
Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3438 m / 11279 ft 5 - 6 hr

Acclimatization day is the day when you will trek to higher altitudes. Most of the trekkers hike to the famous hotel called Hotel Everest View. There, you can enjoy your breakfast with stunning views of Everest and some other Himalayas.

Day 4
Acclimatization day 3700 m / 12139 ft 5 hr

Acclimatization day is the day when you will trek to higher altitudes. Most of the trekkers hike to the famous hotel called Hotel Everest View. There, you can enjoy your breakfast with stunning views of Everest and some other Himalayas.

Day 5
Namche Bazaar to Dole 3680 m / 12073 ft 5 - 6 hr

The trek starts from Namche Bazaar to Dole with full energy and excitement. The trail will be easy up to Mong La pass. Through that checkpoint, the trail gets separates to Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake. The trail will not be easy as before, it will be rugged and dusty. You will witness amazing views of the Himalayas which will keep you energizing. Your shelter will be at the teahouse in Dole.

Day 6
Dole to Machhermo 4470 m / 14665 ft 4 hr

The trek starts from the Gokyo lake trekking trail to MAcchermo. The trail will not be easy and the route is an uphill trail. You need to be hydrated so drink plenty of water. When you reach above 4500 meters the air becomes thin so, you need to be conscious about your health. Overnight at a lodge in Macchermo.

Day 7
Machhermo to Gokyo 4800 m / 15748 ft 4 hr

You will start trekking from Gokyo valley. The trail will be exiting with a stunning view of mountains and hills. You will witness beautiful Himalayan Vistas and amazing local people. Gokyo village is a lovely and warm welcoming village. There are few lodges and teahouse and you will be staying a night over there.

Day 8
Morning trip to Gokyo Ri 5,357 m / 17575 ft 4 hr

Gokyo Ri is a peak known as the famous viewpoint in Gokyo Valley trek. Early sunrise, you will be trekking to Gokyo Ri. Through the peak, you will see an amazing sunrise view over the great snowy peaks. And also witness the blue Gokyo lakes and the Gokyo village as well. You will stay in the teahouse or lodge of Gokyo village.

Day 9
Gokyo to Dole 4110 m / 13484 ft 6 - 7 hr

After spending time over Gokyo village, you will pack your bags and get ready to trek back to Dole. Trekking back will be easy than before and under the beautiful nature, it gives you enjoyment. Overnight in Dole.

Day 10
Dole to Namche Bazaar 3438 m / 11279 ft 5 - 6hr

Dole to Namche Bazaar will be a longer trail. To keep up you need to during water to be hydrated. You will witness the incredible Himalayan vistas around while you trek back. At Namche Bazaar, you don’t feel to stay in the hotel room because of the beauty of the town(3,450 meters). So, enjoy the town and explore the market. You will be staying the night in the hotel of Namche Bazaar.

Day 11
Namche Bazaar to Lukla 2860 m / 9383 ft 7 - 8 hr

During your trek, the trail will be not so crowded and porters will not be waiting for you on the trail. You can have your launch at any place you want while trekking back.
After trekking the whole day, Lukla will be a pleasant place to rest. Lukla may be a small town but, you will still find amazing hotels, cafes and shops to get the necessary goods.

Day 12
Lukla to Kathmandu 1380 m / 4527 ft 40 min

It is the final day in Everest. If the weather is good, you will catch your flight early morning and get back to Kathmandu. Some times with bad weather your flight may be delayed as well. After you landed at Kathmandu, we will escort you to the hotel in a private vehicle.

Day 13
Departure

Today is the last day of the trek in Nepal. You will have breakfast early morning and your flight time . Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage Treks will help you to drive to the airport for departure.

Trip Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop by a private vehicle
  • 2 Nights twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu at (3* Hotel) with breakfast Welcome dinner or farewell dinner at one of the typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance
  • Trekking permits, National Park entrance fee and TIMS (Trekkers Security Card) permits
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight tickets and departure tax
  • Accommodations on a trek (Lodge/ Tea house)
  • 5 Hot showers (Attached bathroom) on a trek
  • All breakfast and 1 special dinners in Kathmandu
  • Three meals (Lunch/Dinner/Breakfast) a day during the trek
  • Purified drinking water (Medicated proof & safe)
  • Fresh fruits after every dinner (During the trek)
  • Licensed and well trained English speaking guide and his entire expenses
  • A porter (One porter for each 2 members) and his entire expenses
  • Insurance of Guide and Porters
  • All required local tax and Gov tax
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (Rental basis)
  • Official Trekking T- Shirt, Official duffel bag &Trekking Route Map (As a souvenir) Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage certificate (after completion the trek)
  • xi-meter: To check , heart rating and oxygen saturation to Everest Base Camp and return
  • First Aid Service (Basic)

Excludes

  • Nepal visa fee: Nepal entry visa : US$ 40 or equivalent foreign currency for 30 days
  • International Airfare
  • Entrance fee during the sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Travel & Health Insurance – Emergency Helicopter Rescue Insurance (Most recommended)
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Any alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, boiled & mineral water, beverages etc during the trek.
  • Tips for trekking & other employed staffs.
  • Hot shower, battery charges (available in trek with extra cost or free in some lodges).
  • Any other cost, which is not mentioned in cost includes items as above
  • Reading/writing material
  • First-aid kit; should contain lip salve, Aspirin, Band Aids, anti-histamine, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea
  • Re-hydration powder, extra prescription drugs you may be taking if any particular
  • Wet wipes for cleaning can be purchased in Kathmandu.
  • Health requirements arranged
  • Money: cash/credit card
  • Down Sleeping bag provided by Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage  Trek in Kathmandu
  • Light weight Towel
  • Day pack (25-30 liter) to carry your personal needs during the day
  • Torch/flashlight – headlamp style is ideal
  • Insect repellent, sunscreen and lip balm
  • Refillable water bottle – Min 1 Liter Aluminum or Nalgene polypropylene are best
  • Warm Hat
  • Sunhat/bandana
  • Sunglasses
  • Gloves – wool or fleeced and gore tex
  • Scarf
  • Bag Liners to waterproof your bags (A duffel bag is provided to each trekker for trekking by Nepal adventure Pilgrimage  in Kathmandu)
  • Sewing Kit
  • Wind and waterproof Jacket & Pants
  • Comfortable and sturdy walking shoes (worn frequently prior to departure)
  • Socks: thick wool blend and thin cotton to be worn in combination – ensure boots fit such combination
  • Running shoes or sandals for evening
  • Wool jumper/sweater/fleece. Lightweight during summer, 1 heavyweight or 2 lightweights during winter months.
  • T Shirts 2 or 3
  • Shirt – Long Sleeved
  • Pants – lightweight long trousers (jeans are unsuitable)
  • Thermals upper and lower
  • Extra warm clothing during winter (December to March) layered clothing – thermals.

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Guide and porter Hire Gokyo Lake Trek

Trip Facts

  • transportation: All ground transportation & Domestic Flight
  • 2-20
  • 5,357 meters
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meal During a Gokyo lake Trek
  • Accomodation: We will be staying at 3 *** Hotel in Kathmandu, and Normal Hotel during the trek. All accommodations are on twin-shared basis
  • Lukla
  • Kathmandu
  • Moderate
  • Nepal
  • During spring season (March to May) and autumn season (September to November).
  • Every Hotel During The Trek