Gokyo Lake Trekking Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival and transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu
Upon arrival at Kathmandu Airport, our airport representative will welcome you to Kathmandu and directly drive to Hotel.
Day 02: Morning fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2,620m), 4hrs
Morning flight to Lukla and start the trek through Sherpa village. The trail goes gradually flat and easy to Phakding.
Day 03: Phakding trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m), 5hrs
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 5hrs. /4,040m.
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: Phortse Thanga trek to Machhermo (4,470m), 5hrs
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 (4,750m), 5hrs/7km
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 (5400m), 2hrs and trek to Phanga (4700m), 3hrs
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 (3790m), 7hrs
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 (1.5hrs) and trek to Manjo 3hrs
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 5hrs.
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: Morning fly to Kathmandu
Fly to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. Afternoon is free, Evening farewell dinner at the typical Nepalese restaurant.
Day 13: Final Departure to Airport.
Depart to the Airport for your onward flight