Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo Ri Trek

Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03: Flight to Lukla (2,800m), trek to Phakding (2,652m
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) 5-6 hrs
Day 05: Acclimatization day
Day 06: Trek to Phorse Village (3,810m) 5-6 hrs
Day 07: Trek to Machhermo (4,470m) 5-6 hrs
Day 08: Trek to Dokyo (4,800m) 5-6 hrs
Day 09: Ascend Gokyo Ri (5,357m) and hike to Fifth Lake 5-6 hrs
Day 10: Trek to Dole 3-4 hrs
Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazaar 4-5 hrs
Day 12: Trek to Lukla 8-9 hrs
Day 13: Flight to Kathmandu
Day 14: Departure!!!! 
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Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
On the very first day you will arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. Then, you will meet our representative staffs who are already reached there to receive you with great sense of respect. From the airport you will be transferred into the hotel. Taking some rest you will familiar with the detail itineraries. Stay overnight at hotel. 

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
This is the day known as the sightseeing in Kathmandu through which you will have a brief understanding about the socio-political scenario, economical situation, cultural affairs, the unique art and architectural forms of Nepal. Moreover, you will be visited the places like Swoyambhunath, Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Kathmandu Durbar Square which are listed in World Heritage Sires. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Flight to Lukla (2,800m), trek to Phakding (2,652m)
Today you will get hold a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,800m) with a wonderful flight of 35 minutes. From Lukla you will be heading towards Phakding (2652 m). Your trip starts in on after hiking up to the slope on the left bank of Dudh Koshi River. One of the ways you can observe the brilliant beauty of Kusum Kangaru, Mt Kwondge, passing a few tea houses and Mani walls. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) 5-6 hrs
According to an itinerary you will trek from Phakding to Namche (3,440m).  After a minor rise from Jhorsalle, the trail crosses a cascade. All through the day, you will cross from the villages mix together with magnificent forests of Rhododendron, giant fir trees and magnolia. And on the way to walk you will be rewarded (weather permitting) your first glimpse of Kusum Kanggru (6369m) Thamserku (6608m) Everest (8,848 m) and Nuptse (7879 m) then a steep climb to the beautiful village of Namche Bazaar (3440m). Stay overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 05: Acclimatization day
This is the first acclimatization day so it is very important in order to know the surrounding and get accustomed with new environment. So, this day matter a lot in later part of the trekking. You will get time to strengthen the muscles and explore the environment. Stay overnight at guesthouse.
Day 06: Trek to Phorse Village (3,810m) 5-6 hrs
Taking breakfast at Namche you will begin the trek observing the mountains like Nuptse, Mount Everest and Ama Dablam and so on. If you are lucky enough then you can view Musk Deer and group of Himalayan Thar. You will be trekking all through Mongla Pass peeking Ama Dablam and Tawoche etc. Lastly, you will reach to the fields of Phorse taking 5 to 6 hours. It is positioned beneath the snow dusted peaks of Cholate and Tawoche. Then, the short trek will take you to Phorse Village. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 07: Trek to Machhermo (4,470m) 5-6 hrs
Today you will make the early beginning from Dole to Macchemro (4,410m). Here, the trek will not be strenuous but then you will get scope to capture the beautiful and amazing part of nature. Walking for 5 hours finally you will arrive to Macchemro (4,410m). Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 08: Trek to Dokyo (4,800m) 5-6 hrs
On the following day you will wake up early in the morning and then get ready to set into the trek to Dokyo (4,800m). The trek to Dokyo takes 5 to 6 hours of lengthy trek even though you can make out to see various things on the way to Dokyo. On the next day you will cover an important trek so without moving here and there you will check all the required materials and take rest. Stay overnight at guesthouse. 

Day 09:  Gokyo Valley: Climb Gokyo Ri (5357m) and hike to fifth lakes: 5 - 6 hrs
Gokyo is not simply admired for its majestic sight but also for the six lakes as well. So today you will take an ascend to Gokyo Ri where you will not fail to notice the Fifth lakes ( Ngozuma Tsho). If you are fascinated, you can ascend a hill at the rim of the Lakes for amazing sight of Cho-Oyu, Gyachung Kang, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Makulu. Stimulated by the charisma, you will make an attempt to go sixth lake too but as it is already said it depends on your interest and availability of time. Accomplishing the hike you will return to Gokyo Valley. Stay overnight in a tented camp.
Day 10: Trek to Dole (4,110m) 3-4 hrs
Waking up early in the morning and taking breakfast you will begin the trek through the pleasant hike all through the dense forest, superb views of Mountains awaiting Kenjoma moving upward to Mung Danda. This is the place from where you can see Amadablam, Khangteka, Thamserku, Kurum Khangru and also Kongde and Kongde-Ri. After that, the next the trail will open for Dole (4,110m), taking 3 to 4 hours. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazaar 4-5 hrs
On the following day you will trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) taking 4 to 5 hours from Dole. Namche Bazaar is a well known target from tourist point of sight. Here, you will get to perceive numerous interesting things. You can even buy hand made things made by local people. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 12: Trek to Lukla 8-9 hrs
At the moment, the trail descends sharply down before passing the suspension bridges Dudh Koshi River. From here, the trail becomes more plain and natural. Although the forests of Rhododendron and Pine trees along with the view of the snow peak distance traveled before reaching Phakding. After taking lunch you will be continuing the trek to Lukla. The last night with this crew trek is will be memorable. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 13: Flight to Kathmandu
On the second last day you will take a flight to Kathmandu (1310m) from Lukla. Arriving at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu you will be transferred into the hotel safely. In the hotel after getting fresh, if you wish to have some rest then you can have it without any disturbance. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 14: Departure!!!!
This is the final day of tour according to the itineraries. So, you will be transferred into the Tribhuvan International Airport by our team representative staff. From the airport you will return to your hometown or move further for next tour package. 
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Trip Duration: 14 Days

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