Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lakes Trek

  • Destination
    Nepal
  • Durations
    17 days
  • Trip Difficulty
    Strenuous
  • Activities
    Adventure Trekking
  • Accommodation
    Tea House
  • Meals
    Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Vehicle
    Private Transport
  • Max. People
    10
  • 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.

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.

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