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    Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lakes Trek

    Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lakes Trek

    • Destination
    • Durations
      17 days
    • Trip Difficulty
    • Activities
      Adventure Trekking
    • Accommodation
      Tea House
    • Meals
      Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Vehicle
      Private Transport
    • Max. People
    • Trip Mode
      Hotels and Tea Houses.

    Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lakes Trek 17 days

    Nepal is the abode of great trekking trails. One is Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lakes Trek in the famous Everest Region. It is a unique walking journey about two jewels of the region: Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes.

    Everest Base Camp, which needs no introduction, is the base camp of Mt Everest. Similarly, Gokyo Lakes are six oligotrophic lakes spread across the heavenly Gokyo Valley of the Everest Region. Along with these two major highlights, the trek takes you to Gokyo Valley, Gokyo Ri, Kala Patthar, Cho La Pass, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Lobuche, and many more famous landmarks of the region.

    Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes Trek are brilliant ways of doing Everest Base Camp Trek. It is brilliant that this trek is more happening, long and more peaceful than the regular EBC Trek. It offers you almost all of the Everest or Khumbu Region offerings.

    Commencing from Lukla, the trek advances via Phakding, Namche Bazaar, and ahead. Throughout the walk, you experience dense vegetation, rich Sherpa culture, religious shrines, suspension bridges, scenic Sherpa hamlets, and myriad natural beauty. Gradually, you enter the Gokyo Valley, the valley of pristine lakes. The valley offers you mouth-opening beauty throughout.

    After being moved by the beauty of Gokyo Valley and its lakes, you go after Cho La Pass(5,420m), Everest Base Camp(5,365m), and Kala Patthar(5,545m). In this fantastic walk, you will share days with glorious peaks such as Everest, Cho Oyu, Makalu, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, and more. Moments at Kala Patthar and Everest Base Camp are simply wordless.

    This way, you will have a round walk through the Everest Region. Exploring some of the best places in the region and experiencing the ultimate trekking, you will return to Lukla. By the Everest Base Camp Trek with Gokyo lakes' end, you will have a complete trekking adventure to share with the world. If youre looking for experiencing Everest Base Camp Trek in less time, then Short Everest Base Camp Trek package is just the thing for you!

    In a nutshell, Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lakes Trek is an unusual way of visiting Everest Base Camp. On this journey, you will have lakes, mountains, people, culture, history, woods, animals, architecture, and nature. The trek is nothing but sheer ecstasy to your trekking soul. Come and experience Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Lakes!

    Trek Highlights

    • Begin with an exciting and picturesque flight to Lukla.
    • Trek through the famous Everest Base Camp Trek Trail.
    • Follow the banks of the ringing Dudh Koshi River and cross numerous colorful hanging bridges.
    • Come across traditional and cultural hamlets of Sherpas.
    • Traverse dense and diverse woods of Sagarmatha National Park.
    • Experience the aura of Namche Bazaar- a famous Himalayan town.
    • Come around Buddhist monasteries, prayer wheels, flags, and gompas.
    • Take a peaceful route to the enchanting Gokyo valley.
    • Touch and explore the glowing Gokyo Lakes.
    • Climb Gokyo Ri(5,483m), Cho La Pass(5,420m), and Kala Patthar(5,545m).
    • Capture astonishing pictures in Everest Base Camp(5,364m).
    • Grasp the breathtaking curves of Everest, Cho Oyu, Makalu, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, and more.
    • Watch Khumbu Glacier and the famous Khumbu Ice Fall,
    • Experience the Everest Region, one of the finest trekking regions in the world.
    • Day01

      Arrival in Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel

      Upon arrival in Kathmandu, our staff will receive you at Kathmandu Airport(TIA). Then you will be transferred to your hotel for a rest from jetlag.

      Once you rejuvenate yourself, you will meet our team for briefings about the Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lakes Trek. Other members of the trek will join you. In the briefing, you will know everything about the expedition, including teahouses, the tour, culture, and history. After the meeting, you will attend a delicious welcome dinner and cultural program with our team.

    • Day02

      Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek preparation

      It will be a free day to prepare for the trek. Optionally, you can visit the historical and cultural sites of the valley. The Kathmandu valley is home to several UNESCO World Heritage sites such as Bouddhanath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swaymbhunath Stupa, etc. You will have a brief walk around some of the sites.

      In the evening, you will have free time to do personal things. You can do some last-minute shopping or hangouts in Kathmandu. Reaching the hotel, you will prepare for the next day’s flight to Lukla.

    • Day03

      Flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding(2,657m)

      Flight Duration: 35 min

      Lukla altitude: 2,820m

      Trek duration: 4 hrs

      Phakding altitude: 2,657m

      Overnight: Phakding

      You’ll leave the hotel for Kathmandu Airport’s domestic terminal in the morning. From there, you will fly to Lukla as per your schedule. It will be a scenic flight of 35 minutes over the Himalayas. Soon you will touch down at the Lukla Airport and Lukla, the gateway to Everest.

      Getting everything done and ready, you will leave Lukla by joining a downhill walk to Choplung village. You will reach the banks of the Dudh Koshi River in a while. Moving along the sides, you will end up in Phakding, the first stop of every Everest Region trek. You will have a blissful evening by the river in Phakding.

    • Day04

      Trek to Namche Bazaar(3,440m)

      Trek duration: 6 hrs

      Namche Bazaar altitude: 3,440m

      Overnight: Namche Bazaar

      Beginning with a slow walk, you will follow the Dudh Koshi river to leave Phakding behind. Several small but beautiful sherpa villages will come along. Then you will reach a long suspension bridge of Monjo dotted with prayer flags. At Monjo, you will enter the Sagarmatha National Park.

      From there, you will reach Jorsalle to cross another suspension bridge. The day will make you cross multiple small and long beautiful hanging bridges. And Dudh Koshi River will also be not too far from your trail.

      Moving across the dense woods of rhododendron and pine trees, you will have a great day of trekking. You will sometimes get slight angles of Mt Everest, Thamserku, Kusum Kanguru, and Kongde peak. One final uphill trek from Hillary Suspension Bridge will take you to Namche Bazaar.

      The unique ambiance of Namche Bazaar will make your evening a special one.

    • Day05

      Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar and Hike

      It will be a day to help you acclimatize to the area and altitude. There is no better place than Namche Bazaar for acclimatization. In Namche Bazaar, you have multiple hike options on this free day. You can visit Sagarmatha National Park’s information center, hike to Everest View Hotel or explore Khumjung and other Sherpa hamlets.

      A hike to Everest View hotel(3,962m) is around 4-5 hours long. The hotel is one of the highest hotels in the world. You can look at Mt Everest, other peaks, and the entire region from the place. Following the acclimatization hike or exploration, you will return to Namche.

    • Day06

      Trek to Dole via Phortse Tenga

      Trek duration: 6 hrs

      Dole altitude:4,110m

      Overnight: Dole

      In the wake of a special evening in Namche Bazaar, you will join a beautiful hike. It will start with a gradual climb and then to a meandering trail. You will get clear sights of Ama Dablam and Everest along the walk.

      The slow climb of several hours will bring you to the hill of Mong. You will get an even better panorama of the peaks from this place. You will take some rest at the top, enjoying the view.

      After the break, you will go downhill through cool, dense woods. Eventually, you will reach Phortse Tenga, which lies in the gorge of Dudh Koshi Valley. From Phortse Tenga, you will do a short uphill walk to finish the trek in Dole. Overnight in Dole.

    • Day07

      Trek to Machhermo

      Trek duration: 4 hrs

      Machhermo altitude: 4,470m

      Overnight: Machherma

      At daybreak, you will start climbing a ridge to put Machhermo behind. After the steep climb, the walk is comfortable through the bushes of Burberry and Juniper. The hike becomes even more picturesque, with great views of Mt Cho Oyu.

      Trekking over the relatively short trail, you will reach Machhermo. The stop is a small area of Sherpas. You can see the pastures and farming land of the villagers. It is also just below a snowclad mountain. You will have a good evening in Machhermo.

    • Day08

      Trek to Gokyo Lake

      Trek duration: 4 hrs

      Gokyo Lake altitude: 4,800m

      Overnight: Gokyo village

      It is a beautiful day of Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lakes Trek. You will finally reach Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo valley on this special day. The trek is also relatively short, which begins with a short climb to a hill. After the upgrade, you will walk on a pleasant route watching the heads of Cho Oyu, Cholatse, and Taboche peaks.

      Shortly, you will reach the banks of the first Gokyo Lake and then the second Gokyo lake. You will enjoy the incredible sights of the lakes and move from one lake to another. This way, you will find the third and main Gokyo lake, Dudh Pokhari(AKA Milky Pond).

      There are enough lodges by the Dudh Pokhari, sacred to Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims. You will just love the view of the mountains and the terrains reflecting in the lake.

    • Day09

      Morning Hike to Gokyo Ri(5,356m) and Trek to Thagnak

      Trek duration: 5 hrs

      Thagnak altitude: 4,700m

      Overnight: Thagnak

      In the dawn, you will do an exciting hike to Gokyo Ri(5,356m), the highest point of the Gokyo Valley. You will reach the pinpoint after 2-3 hours of hiking. From this viewpoint, you will catch Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, and other peaks. The morning hike is genuinely worth it.

      After the breathtaking time at Gokyo Ri, you will descend back to Gokyo. You will eat a good meal before leaving for Thagnak. The walk to Thagnak is a short walk that goes via Ngozumpa Glacier. Not gaining much height, you will reach Thagnak for the night. It is the base camp of Cho La Pass.

    • Day10

      Trek over Tsho La pass(5420m) or Cho La Pass to Dzongla

      Trek duration: 8 hrs

      Dzongla altitude: 4,855m

      Overnight: Dzongla

      From Thagnak, you will head towards Tsho La Pass or Cho La Pass. It will be a steep walk over the glacier moraines and rocky trail. Following some hours of uphill walking, you will reach the summit. The prayer flags dotted Cho La Pass provides a fantastic view of the mountains and vicinity.

      Everest, Lhotse, and Cho Oyu are all visible from Cho La Pass. You will observe the view and take enough pictures. After the time at the top, you will gradually descend to Dzongla. The long trekking day will end with deserving rest in Dzongla.

    • Day11

      Trek to Lobuche

      Trek duration: 5 hrs

      Lobuche altitude: 4890m

      Overnight: Lobuche

      After the beautiful sleep in Dzongla, you will wake up to head towards Lobuche. The walk is comfortable as it's mostly straightforward. Except for the trek over Thugla Pass, the tour is much easier today. The hike will begin with the walk on the terminal moraine.

      En route, you will come across the memorial site of the lost climbers in the region's mountains. And the day will see you join the regular way of Everest Base Camp Trek. Overnight in Lobuche.

    • Day12

      Trek to Everest Base Camp(5,365m) and back to Gorak Shep

      Trek duration: 6 hrs

      Gorak Shep altitude: 5185m

      Overnight: Gorakshep

      This is the day to reach Everest Base Camp. You will begin this big day with a walk in a flat valley. Then you will climb steeply to a ridge just over the Khumbu glacier.

      From there, the walk progresses on rocky terminal moraines until Gorakshep. At Gorakshep, you will leave your belongings in a teahouse. You will also have a short break and a meal at the place.

      After that, you will follow the trail to Everest Base Camp. In some hours, you will reach the place. You will be at the very foothill of Mt. Everest. Views of Khumbu Ice Fall, Mt Everest, and other peaks will make it more memorable. Following this visit, you will retrace back to Gorakshep.

    • Day13

      Morning hike to Kalapathar(5,545m) and Trek to Pangboche

      Trek duration: 6 hrs

      Pangboche altitude: 3,900m

      Overnight: Pangboche

      On this day, you will start with a hike to Kala Patthar, the trek's highest point. The morning hike will reward the best mountain views of Everest and other peaks. Actually, it is the best place to overlook Mt Everest. You will spend some time observing the glorious views at the site.

      After your time at Kala Patthar, you will return to Gorakshep. You will take a rest and have breakfast. Then you will leave Gorakshep for Pangboche through the Pheriche valley. The beautiful day will end in Pangboche.

    • Day14

      Trek to Namche Bazaar

      Trek duration: 6 hrs

      Namche Bazaar altitude: 3,440m

      Overnight: Namche Bazaar

      From Pangboche, you will move towards Namche Bazaar via Tengboche. It will be an easy trekking day with more downhills and several ups. The elevation will start to drop drastically with every step towards Namche Bazaar. You will reach Namche Bazaar by exploring the Tengboche monastery and crossing several forested trails.

    • Day15

      Trek to Lukla

      Trek duration: 6 hrs

      Lukla altitude: 2800m

      Overnight: Lukla

      It will be the last trekking day of the trek. The walk will happen on the same trail from Lukla to Namche Bazaar. You will retrace the same route to reach Lukla in the evening. You will cross various suspension bridges and Sagarmatha National Park en route to Lukla.

    • Day16

      Fly back to Kathmandu and have Leisure time

      In the morning, you will take a flight to Kathmandu. The wonderful walk and stay in the region will end here. After taking off, you will reach Kathmandu in 35 minutes. You will enjoy some great aircraft views again.

      Upon reaching Kathmandu Airport, you will get back to your hotel. It will be the end of the successful trek. You can use your leisure time to do things in Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu.

    • Day17


      Like everything, the tour also ends here. You will get an airport transfer for your departure. Our team will bid you a warm farewell.

    Cost Details

    What's Included in Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lakes Trek

    • Airport pickup and drop by private vehicle.
    • Three nights standard twin sharing Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
    • Three meals a day(Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner)during the trek.
    • Trekking lodge (Tea House)accommodations throughout the trek.
    • All necessary paper works Sagarmatha National park Entry permit and Trekker’s  Information Management System(TIMS) permit.
    • Kathamandu-Lukla-kathmandu-flight with private airport transfer and domestic airport tax.
    • A highly experience,helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, Englsh speaking, well trained, Government License holder guide. With all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
    • Comprehensive medical supplies(first aid kit will be available)
    • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service(paid by your Travel Insurance  Company).
    • Use of sleeping bag,down Jacket, Duffel bag and walking Poles(if you don’t have your own,need to return after trip completed).
    • Eco Holidays Nepal T-shirt and cap.
    • Government taxes and official  expenses.
    • Guided Kathmandu sightseeing tour with private vehicle.
    • Everest base camp trekking map.
    • Oxymeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily (Very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness(AMS) symptoms) Which will ensure you trek is in the safest hands possible for all levels of trekker.
    • Assistant guide group size above 6 + person.

    What's Excluded in Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lakes Trek

    • Meals whilst you are in Kathmandu Lunch and Dinner.
    • Your Travel and Medical Insurance.
    • Porter if needed ($260)
    • International Airfare.
    • Your Personal Expenses.
    • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic cold and hot drinks on trek.
    • All desserts sweet things like chocolate, cake, pie, pudding.
    • Hot shower and battery charging on the tea houses.
    • Kathmandu sightseeing monument entrance fees.

    Departure Dates & Price

    • Start Date6th Oct 2023
      End Date22nd Oct 2023
      USD 1380Per person
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      End Date27th Oct 2023
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      End Date1st Nov 2023
      USD 1380Per person
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      End Date6th Nov 2023
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      End Date10th Nov 2023
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      End Date14th Nov 2023
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    Essential Information

    Why Choose Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lakes Trek?

    Ultimate Trekking Experience

    Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes Trek is a trek that offers the ultimate trekking experience. It is happening in the Everest Region around landmarks like Gokyo Ri, Gokyo Lakes, Cho La, Kala Patthar, and Everest Base Camp. You will reach all these famous landmarks in one single trek. And the walk that goes by such varied sites is the ultimate trail. You get to know what real trekking is on this walk.

    Pristine Gokyo Valley and Lakes

    Famous as one of the most scenic valleys in the world, Gokyo Valley is sheer heaven. The place is heaven, dotted with pristine oligotrophic lakes and unique landscapes. The valley serves lakes, terrains, mountains, and more. You will love being in the valley.

    Peaceful Everest Base Camp Trail

    The standard Everest Base Camp Trek trail is always busy. The track is never void of walkers, being one of the best treks in the world. The Everest Base Camp Trek with Gokyo Lakes is a more serene route for peace lovers.

    Unexplored side of the Everest Region

    Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Lakes trek offers you a chance to see the untouched side of the region. You can explore what others miss as it goes off the regular EBC route. Faces, places, trails, and natural things will differ from the standard Everest base Camp Trek.

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    When is the best time for the Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lakes trek?

    Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lakes Trek is possible all year round. However, if you say the best times, that would be Autumn and Spring. Among all four seasons, Autumn and Spring are the most favorite seasons for trekking in the Everest Region and Nepal.

    Autumn(September-November) and Spring(March-May) are high times for adventures in Nepal. The two seasons are best known for warm temperatures, clear skies, unobstructed mountain views, stable weather, and no rainfall or snowfall. Everything is perfect in Autumn and Spring to experience the beauty of the Everest Region.

    Plus, Spring organizes colorful surroundings thanks to blossoming flowers, especially Rhododendrons. Also, Autumn hosts celebrating time, thanks to Nepalese Dashain and Tihar grand celebrations. For all these good reasons, Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lakes Trek is better in the Autumn and Spring months. At least you do not have to be upset due to the weather.

    However, Winter(December-February) and Monsoon(June-August) can be distressing. These two seasons are the most unstable. Winter is known for heavy snowfall and harsh cold. Likewise, the Monsoon is such a wet and cloudy season for adventures. Yes, the trek is possible, but you must be ready to face any bad weather.

    How difficult is Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Lakes?

    Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Lakes is a moderate to adventurous graded trek. Undoubtedly, the tour is not leisurely and not for beginners. The hike is a 17 days journey through the rugged Everest Region. High-altitude walks, rough trails, extreme weather, and trekking duration are major trek challenges.

    Beginning the trek from Lukla(2,800m), the walk takes you up to Kalapatthar(5,644m). That is a whole lot of elevation gain. If not acclimatized well, the altitude can cause mountain sickness. Likewise, the trail’s nature is rough. You must do all walks: uphills, downhills, steep climbing, and rapid downs. Such a mixed route is a problem for someone not used to it.

    The weather in the mountains is variable. It can turn bad anytime. Even if it doesn't, the higher parts of the region are always chilly. The weather is below freezing, mainly during the night and morning hours. Those from lower and warm places cannot digest such weather easily.

    Lastly, each trekking day of Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lakes has goals to achieve. Every day, you have to trek for 6 to 8 hours, covering 10-15 km and gaining 500m-700m altitude. Indeed, those are not ordinary things to achieve.

    If all the adversities of the trek are in a basket, the Everest Base Camp Trek with Gokyo Lakes doesn't look easy. It’s a demanding trek that requires reasonable fitness, high endurance, and preparation.

    Can you do this trek?

    Yes, you can, but there are some ifs. You are eligible if you are an experienced trekker who has been to the Himalayas. You are also suitable for good preparation, muscular strength, and cardio training. But if you are none of those, you might not be the right fit for the trek. The trek is moderate to adventurous; thus, you must prepare.

    How to Train for Everest base camp trek with Gokyo lake trek?

    Cardio training, strength training, and mental conditioning are three things that can help you for this trek. Not only for this trek, but the training routine is helpful for any high-altitude outing.

    Firstly, Cardiovascular training, aka aerobic training, is an exercise that boosts the heart and breathing rate. It makes your heart healthy and turns fruitful in high altitudes. The types of cardio are biking, swimming, jogging, running, burpees, hiking, stair climbing, rowing, etc. Select what exercise works for you, create a cardio plan for at least 2-3 months, and be disciplined at it.

    Secondly, strength training is any exercise that boosts endurance and strength. It improves the power of your muscles, ligaments, bones, arms, and entire body. Lifting weights, squats, deadlifts, push-ups, reverse lunges, plank, glute bridge, etc., are strength training. Choose the right plan and build a strong body for the trek.

    Last but not least, Mental conditioning is also required. When you are on a challenging journey, your mind will like to give up easily and often. As the trek is one demanding journey, you must be mentally tough. You should be on the trail to give your best, not give up.

    You can do any trek you like with excellent cardio, good physical endurance, and a strong mentality. Not just this Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lakes.

    What are the tips for the Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lakes Trek?

    • Be physically and mentally conditioned for the trek priorly.
    • Pack only essential things for the trek.
    • Choose a trusted agency to enjoy a hassle-free trek.
    • Have an experienced trekking guide with yourself.
    • Get quality and comfortable trekking shoes
    • Proper acclimatization.
    • Start trekking early to trek calmly.
    • Hydrate yourself all the time.
    • Do not rush in and penetrate.
    • Eat a clean, well-cooked, and nutritious diet.
    • Follow your guide’s directions and instructions.
    • Be vigilant about personal things and gear.
    • Watch out for yaks and mules.

    Is Everest base camp Gokyo lakes trek for beginners?

    A big no! Everest base Camp Gokyo Lakes is not for beginners. It is not even for trekkers who have done easy-peasy treks. As discussed in earlier sections, the walk is demanding. Its significant challenges include high altitude, rough trekking, extreme weather, and long distance. Hence, for a beginner, it can be a strenuous trek. Therefore, do not consider this trek if you are a newbie.

    Check our website; you will find the right fit. We have plenty of trekking options for beginners.

    Why is Acclimatization Necessary?

    Acclimatization is a process of familiarizing with something new. In this case, acclimatization is about getting used to a new altitude and weather. Our body needs time to understand and familiarize ourselves with new elevation. Hence, acclimatization means giving enough time and rest to our body at a new altitude.

    It is the most important thing on a high-altitude trek like Everest Base Camp Trekking. A body can get altitude sickness quickly if not acclimated properly. The consequences of altitude sickness are usually to severe. It can make us quit the trek or even be harmful. Therefore, acclimatization is necessary when we are going to high places.

    Side Trek with Three Passes Trek

    You can add Everest Three High Passes Trek on Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lakes Trek. Everest Three High Passes Trek is one of the best treks in the region for expert trekkers.

    Adding this trek, you can make the Everest Base camp Trek with the Gokyo Lakes more exciting. Adding the three passes trek with the walk, you will go through Gokyo Valley and Everest Base Camp. Jointly, you will climb the three high passes of the region: Cho La Pass(5,420m), Renjo La Pass(5,340m), and Kongma La(5,535m). You will add two thrilling passes, Renjo La Pass and KongMa La Pass, to the trek by doing this side trek. For more information, you can reach us.

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    How long is Everest base camp via Gokyo lakes?

    It is a 17 days tour beginning from Kathmandu and back. The time starts with a flight to Lukla airport, the gateway to Everest. You will spend 15-16 days in the region on the trek.

    What are the chances of altitude sickness on Everest Base Camp Trek with Gokyo Lakes Trek?

    The chances are pretty high if you do not take altitude sickness seriously. It is a high-altitude trek with the highest elevation reach of 5,644m(Kala Patthar). Going from 1400m to 5644m, you will have a chance of sickness if you do not take the illness seriously.

    How to avoid altitude sickness on the Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lakes trek?

    Proper acclimatization, hydration, avoiding alcohol or anything that dehydrates, a slow trek, enough rest, and no rushing are some ways to prevent altitude sickness. You can also use some medications to dodge the sickness.

    How long must I walk daily on the Everest base camp trek with Gokyo lake?

    Out of 17 days of the itinerary, you will regularly trek for 15 days, beginning and ending in Lukla. You will walk for 6-7 hours on average.

    What is the highest point of the Everest base camp trek with Gokyo lake?

    The highest point of Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek is Kala Patthar(5,644m). On the trek, you’ll also touch Gokyo Ri, Everest Base Camp(5,365m), and Cho La Pass(5,367m).

    Do I need travel insurance for the Everest base camp trek with Gokyo lake?

    Yes, travel insurance is compulsory for trekking in Nepal. It keeps you guaranteed against all emergency problems on a trek.

    What permits are necessary for the Everest base camp via Gokyo lakes Trek?

    Sagarmatha National Park Permit and Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Region Permits. You can get both permits from Nepal Tourism Board’s office or counter in Kathmandu. If you book your trip through a renowned travel agency like Eco Holidays Nepal, you will not need to stress over getting these permits. The agency will do it on your behalf.

    Can I get a porter on Everest base camp via Gokyo lakes?

    Yes, you can quickly get porter service during the trek. You have to hire porters on a daily salary basis. The salary includes daily wages, insurance, and food & accommodation costs.

    What kind of food is available at Everest base camp via Gokyo lakes?

    Local, Indian, Chinese, and Continental food meals are available on the trek. You can also get bakery items and beverages.

    What kind of accommodation is on Everest base camp via Gokyo lakes?

    The accommodations available on the trek are basic to good. You will get a comfortable bed, clean bedclothes, and enough blankets & pillows.

    How safe is the drinking water in the Everest Region?

    The drinking water is safe to drink. But you can choose bottled water or use medication to filter tap water. Drinking water is not a problem.

    Is Wifi available on the trek?

    Yes, Wifi is available on the trek. But do not expect speedy Internet and regular networks.

    Can I sleep at Everest Base Camp?

    No, you cannot sleep at Everest Base Camp. There are no lodges or teahouses. You must return to Gorak Shep for the night from Everest Base Camp.

    Can you see Everest from Gokyo Ri?

    You can easily watch Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and other regional peaks. Gokyo Ri is one of the highest landmarks in the region.