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13 Days Nature tour itinerary for nepal: Trek To The Gokyo Lakes

Lukla, Mount Everest, Namche Bazaar, Phakding, Gokyo, Machhermo, Kathmandu, Dole

Nature Tour
Trekking Tour
Camping Tour
Trek to the Gokyo Lakes

Lake with mountains in the background


Get an alternative to the traditional Everest base camp trekking, as you head to Gokyo Lakes, a set of oligotrophic lakes in Nepal's Sagarmatha National Park. Take in the natural beauty as it promises to submerge you in its charm.

DAY 01

arrive kathmandu

  • Upon arrival in Kathmandu International airport transfer to the hotel.

  • Head for orientation of the trip.

  • O/n at hotel in Kathmandu.

DAY 02


  • Fly to Lukla (45 minutes flight). Then trek to Phakding.

  • O/n at Mountain Lodge.

DAY 03

Namche Bazaar

  • Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3446m).

  • O/n at a Mountain Lodge.

DAY 04

Namche Bazaar

  • Utilize the day for acclimatization in Namche Bazaar.

  • Excursion to Namche Bazaar and Syangboche.

  • O/n at Mountain Lodge.

DAY 05

Namche bazaar - Dole

  • Trek from Namche Bazaar to Dole (4200m). 

  • O/n at Mountain Lodge.

DAY 06

Dole - Machchhermo

  • Walk from Dole to Machchhermo (4470m). 

  • O/n at Mountain Lodge.

DAY 07

Machchhermo - Gokyo

  • Trek from Machchhermo to Gokyo (4790m).

  • O/n at Mountain Lodge.

DAY 08

Gokyo Lake - Gokyo Ri

  • Head for an excursion around Gokyo Lake and climb Gokyo Ri. (5357)

  • O/n at Mountain Lodge.

DAY 09

Gokyo - Dole

  • Head from Gokyo to Dole. (4200m)

  • O/n at Mountain Lodge.

DAY 10

Dole - Namche Bazaar

  • Trek from Dole to Namche Bazaar. (3446m) 

  • O/n at Mountain Lodge.

DAY 11

Namche Bazaar - Lukla

  • Travel back Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2840m). 

  • O/n at Mountain Lodge.

DAY 12

back to kathmandu

  • Fly back to Kathmandu.

  • The rest of the day free.

  • O/n at hotel in Kathmandu.

DAY 13


  • Head to the Kathmandu International airport for your onward journey.

  • 1110 USD Per Adult (* Minimum 2 persons)
  • Airport  to hotel pick and drop by private vehicle

  • Two nights accommodation in Kathmandu at 3-star hotel with breakfast.

  • One highly experienced mountain Guide and porters. (1 porter for 2 people)

  • Accommodation food, drinks, salary, insurance, transportation of both trek guide and porters.

  • Group medical supplies. (first aid kit)

  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.

  • TIMS Card. (Trekker’s Information Management System card)

  • All additional government tax.

  • Domestic flight both ways from Kathmandu/ Lukla/ Kathmandu with airport tax.

  • Domestic flight both ways from Kathmandu/ Lukla/ Kathmandu for your guide

  • Other ground transportation.

  • Nepal entry visa fee. (USD 25 for 15 days/ USD 40 for 30 days from the date of issue) (You may easily get Nepal visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu)

  • Accommodation in Mountain lodge run by local people during the trek.

  • All meals during trekking.

  • International air-fare.

  • Travellers insurance.

  • Cold drinks. (Alcohol and cold drinks)

  • Boiled water, Hot shower, Mineral water, Batteries charge and hot drinks.

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu. (Approx. 10-12 USD)

  • Bar bills, telephone bills and other personal expenses. (shopping/ laundry)

  • Tips to guide and porter.

  • All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. Personal illness, strike etc.

  • Helicopter evacuation charge in case of an emergency whilst trekking.

  • We don't include drinking water on the trek which you can buy a number of places for between $1 and $3 a bottle. (it gets more expensive towards base camp) A better solution is to buy water tablets in Kathmandu for around $2 and treat the water. (your guide can help you find the good places to fill your water bottle).

  • The other things not included on the trek are like Wifi, charging batteries and hot showers. Wifi is available in some tea houses for $3 to $5 an hour. Hot Showers are also available in a few for around $4 and charging costs about $1.50 an hour.

  • Unforeseen cost due to flight cancellation, weather conditions etc. You are responsible for extra hotel nights ($30/night) and meals in Kathmandu for any extra days in Nepal due to flight delays.

Lukla, Mount Everest, Namche Bazaar, Phakding, Gokyo, Machhermo, Kathmandu, Dole

Nature Tour
Trekking Tour
Camping Tour

Contributed By

Kp Subedi

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