Gokyo Lake Trek Itineraries
Gokyo Lake Trekking Itinerary
Day 01: Kathmandu International Airport and transfer to Hotel 1,350 m./4,428 ft.
Upon your arrival at Kathmandu international Airport, our dedicated airport representative warmly welcome you and assist you to your Hotel for your fruitful overnight.
Day 02: Morning fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2,620 m./8,593 ft.): 8 km./4 hrs.
Early morning, we will drive to domestic airport, get boarding and waiting for flight. Sometime, the flight may delay due to the bad weather. Such a flight always depends on the weather condition. But, this flight would be the most magnificent flight over the mountains. Once we landed at Lukla airport, we start our first trek to Phakding, through the Sherpa village. The trail goes gradually flat and easy to Phakding.
During the pick tourist season, the flight might switch to Ramechap due to the air traffic. We always inform you once you contact us.
Day 03: Phakding trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m./11,283 ft.): 10 km./ 5 hrs.
Today, you are trekking about 800m uphill. Crossing the suspension bridge walking through pine and juniper forest and the first encounter with Mount Everest, Amadablam, Thamserku, and many more.
Day 04: Rest day in Namche for acclimatization
Optional hike to Thame/Khumjung Monastery/Everest view Hotel. Over night at Guest house.
Day 05: Namche trek to Dole (4,040 m./13,251 ft.): 12 km./5 hrs.
Trek begins very easily first part then the trail goes uphill to Mongla Danda which is on the top of the Hill. The views are amazing! Descend 300m to Phortse and easy uphill to Dole through pine and Rhododendron forest.
Day 06: Dole trek to Machhermo (4,470 m./14,586 ft.): 8 km./5 hrs.
Facing the dramatically rising peak through the old alpine and moss-covered Rhododendron in the first part. Machermo lies in the Dudh Koshi river north of Dole and South of Gokyo Lake at an altitude of 4,470m. The path is well-maintained and easy.
Day 07: Machermo trek to Gokyo lake (4,750 m./15,580 ft): 7 km./ 6 hrs.
The trip to Gokyo is so beautiful and makes a charming start to the day. From phanga descend to the river and climb steeply to the first lake. The second and third lake is not far from each other.
Day 08: Morning hike to Gokyo Ri (5,400 m./17,712 ft.): 2 hrs. and trek to Phanga (4,700 m./15,416 ft.): 3 hrs.
Hike up to Gokyo Ri 5410m takes about 2.5hrs. This is the most remarkable viewpoint in Khumbu. The view offer Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and many more Mountain range. Hike back to the lodge and trek to Panga overnight.
Day 09: Phanga trek to Khumjing (3,790 m./12,431 ft.): 8 to 10 km./7 hrs.
Hiked down to Machhermo and Dole as the descent is more easy and faster and easily you can do it. Khumjung is another hidden valley in the Everest region. Visit the Monastery and Hillary School in the morning.
Day 10: Khumjung Trek to Namche Bazar (1.5 hrs.) and trek to Manjo 3 hrs. 12 km.
Path goes mostly descending through the alpine forest. Once pass Phortse Thanga the path goes steep uphill to Mohan Danda then easy path to Namche through the ridge.
Day 11: Manjo trek to Lukla (2,620 m./8,593 ft.):8 km./5 hrs.
After the breakfast, Gradually downhill walk through the Sherpa village and few times cross the suspension bridge over the Dudh Koshi and reach Lukla about 2 PM.
Day 12: Lukla to Kathmandu by Air
One of the most exciting and iconic flight to Kathmandu. It is just half an hour flight. Once you landed to domestic airport in Kathmadu, transfer to Hotel. Afternoon is free time for your last minute shopping. Evening farewell dinner at the typical Nepalese restaurant.
Day 13: Final Departure to Airport.
Global Adventure Trekking is always at your door for the best available services, we will manage your airport transfer as per your seclude for your next destination. Farewell greetings and wishing your safe journey.