One of the most well knows trekking goal in Everest area is Gokyo valley trek. It is also considered a typical trek and is suitable for everyone. There are all total 19 Gokyo lakes in the Gokyo Valley and all of them are freshwater system. After we finish gokyo lake we can see the Gokyo- ri which is the highest hill of 5357 m That have the proud height to took straight at mount Everest .we can experience the culture of where the famous Sherpa’s are located and learn first-hand about their famous mountaineering skills, fascinating culture and way of life.
The beautify of mountains lakes glaciers and ridges can be experienced with Gokyo Trek.Trekking in Gokyo valleys deluges you with this great opportunity to obser ve the Ngozumpa glacier which is known as biggest in Nepal’s Himalaya. Gokyo fifth lake track is known for the gigantic views of various mountains including Mt. Everest, Cho-yo Lhotse and maklu which is seen certainly from Gokyo- ri above gokyo lake and you never know, you may even see the elusive snow leopard we begian our 13 Days trip in Kathmandu with visit to UNESCO world heritages Sites before heading to the most beautiful and Challenge experience View of Gokyo valley Trek
If you love a bit of a challenge, Aarohi Holiday is glad to operate this tour for you to make it your lifetime experience with highly recommended
Arrival in Kathmandu (13,45m) at the Tribuwan International Airport (TIA). pick up by our office representative, transfer you to your hotel, evening brief you about your trip, Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu
Today is for sightseeing tours to world heritage sites of Pashupatinath Temple-the holiest Hindu Temple on the bank of sacred Bagmati River, Bodhanath Stupa-the biggest Buddhist Stupa architecture in the world! Patan Durbar Square is the oldest city in the Kathmandu valley with age old tradition also called Lalitpur-the city of fine arts
We begin the day with the flight from Kathmandu to Luka. The flight lets you enjoy the beauty of green hills with a background of snowy mountain peaks. The flight to Lukla is taken to be most thrilling and exciting as the pilot gracefully flies between hills and lands on a small strip atop a hill. The trek begins from Lukla and we head towards Phakding. First we will be passing through the Cheplung village enjoying the sight of Mount Khumbila. We will further move downhill and finally reach Phakding village. We are welcomed by the grand sight of mountain Kusum Kangraru. We can get a sense of increasing tourism business in the village as there are a number of lodges and tea houses serving the guests.
Going through a beautiful pine forest, we follow the trail north up the valley of Benkar. After that , we cross Dudh Koshi River and go on passing Chumoa to Monjo,and the entrance to Everest National Park. Then crossing a suspension bridge, we pass Jorsale village and walk to the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers. After a while , we reach the heart of Sherpa village – Namche Bazaar. At one hour’s distance to reach Namche Bazaar, if the weather permits, we can view the beautiful sights of Mt. Everest and Mt. Lhotse
There are many things to do around Namche Bazaar, and we can spend a day here with gaining lots of fun. Namche Bazzar is the heart of the Khumbu region and has government offices, ATMs, Internet cafes, shops, restaurants, and a colorful market where we get lots of facilities . Our guides can take us to explore the real beauty of Namche Bazaar. Hiking to Sagarmatha National Park results trekkers with a beautiful sunrise and the mindblowing views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde and so on. In exploring Namche Bazar, we observe traditional Sherpa life, Khumjung Hillary School and enjoy flora and fauna found at such altitude.
We take the trail uphill from Namche Bazaar and walk ahead towards Kyangjuma. From there you get to have spectacular sights of mountainous beauty. Mount Everest, Mount Nuptse, Mount Ama Dablam and various other peaks can be viewed up close from Kyangjuma. Then we take a trail uphill through rhododendron forest and towards Mongla pass .Then we reach Mongla pass .From there, we take a step downhill trail until reaching the bank of the Dudh Koshi river. We leave the river and ascending towards Dole through pine and rhododendron forest. We spend the night in a lodge at Dole.
We take a walk uphill from Dole passing through local tea houses where we can rest and enjoy the scenic beauty. We then head north and can view snowy peaks around. The vegetation and human settlement in this area is sparse and is surrounded with rocky peaks. We then do some uphill and downhill climbing and reach Ngozumba glacier. The trail ahead takes us to Machhermo which has few human settlement areas
We move upwards on a hill and enjoy great views of the Dudh Koshi valley and Kangtega, Thamserku and Cho-Oyu mountains. Beyond the ridge the valley widens as the stream passes through a Chorten and reaches Phangga. We descend to the river bank before climbing up to the terminal moraine of the Ngozamba Glacier on a steep trail. We pass through Longpongo, Raboche Tsho and Dudh Pokhari before reaching Gokyo. On the trail next to the first lake, we see what is believed to be the footprints of a Lama (Buddhist priest).
We spend next day in Gokyo to acclimatize to the high altitude. If the weather is good, we climb Gokyo Ri today. From the top of Gokyo Ri we admire the Himalayan vista and the tranquil Gokyo lakes. We also hike to the fourth and the fifth Gokyo lakes. The 4th lake is only about 3km north of Gokyo. It is marked by high cliffs and Himalayan peaks rising above it. We continue to walking a little further and reach the 5th lake. A climb up a nearby hill will guarantee us remarkable views of Cho-Oyu, Gyachung Kang, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Makulu. We can see a lot more from here – the spot is called Scoundrel’s Viewpoint. From the northern part of the 5th lake we see the Cho Oyu base camp and Ngazumpa Glacier which is the biggest glacier the world.
We move towards Namche Bazaar and pass through hydroelectricity power station on our way. We will cross gompas, and chhortens decorated with prayer flags. We will also walk past number of mani walls alongside the trails. We will then finally reach Namche Bazaar.
We begin our trek moving downwards. While continuing our trek, we cross various bridges over the fast flowing Dudh Koshi River and its tributaries. Now the stream has become more level and natural. On our trek we enjoy walking on open plains, through rhododendron and pine forests and enjoy distant views of the snow covered peaks. We walk through Sherpa villages observing their impressive faith in Buddhism and the culture of prayer stones and prayer flags.. Our long trek to the mountain and its high passes ends today.
Today, we fly back to Kathmandu after our long mountain journey. The early morning flight drops us in Kathmandu. We can rest and relax throughout the day at our hotel.
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