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Khumbu Gokyo Adventure Trek 20 Days

Khumbu Gokyo Adventure Trek  
Trip Duration : 20 Days
Trek Length : 15 Days
Trip Rating : Strenuous
Maximum Altitude : 17,984ft
Activity : Cultural tour and trekking
Lodging : Hotels and Tents
Transportation : by Vehicle and Flight
Begins & Ends : Kathmandu
Best Season : Sep-Oct & Apr-May
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Land Cost :
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Group Size : 2-16 Persons

Highlights:

Khumbu Gokyo Adventure Trek takes you to Thame Monastery, the oldest Buddhist monastery in Khumbu on the way to Nangpala pass, an ancient trade route between Tibet and Khumbu. Then the trek goes northeast through summer pastures and wilderness areas below beautiful peaks to Gokyo Lake by crossing the Renjo Pass at 17,515ft. We then reach Gokyo Lake at 15,711ft. From here, we make a day trip to Gokyo Peak viewpoint at 17,984ft to enjoy breathtaking views of the Himalayan peaks such as Cho Oyou, Gyachung Kang, Everest, Lhoste, Nuptse, Makalu, Cholatse, Tawoche, Kangtega, Thamserku, and Kusum Kanguru. On a clear day, you can also see mount Ghaurishanker. Then, we trek back via Machhermo, a summer pasture and more commonly used trail with scenic vistas, to Khumjung village and then to Lukla. The villages and monasteries we visit on this trek are Thame and Khumjung, where we will have interactions with the local people and monks to see their culture.

Itinerary:

Day 1 Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to hotel,
Day 2 Kathmandu World Heritage sightseeing or free, hotel,
Day 3 Flight Kathmandu to Lukla (9315ft) and trek to Phakdhing (8561ft),
Day 4 Trek to Namche Bazaar (11283ft),
Day 5 Trek to Thame (12530ft),
Day 6 Thame village at leisure to acclimatization and visit monastery.
Day 7 Trek to Marulung (13809ft),
Day 8 Trek to Arye (14596ft),
Day 9 Trek to Lunag (16630ft),
Day 10 Trek to Sumna (16105ft),
Day 11 Trek to Renjo Lake,
Day 12 Trek to Gokyo lake (15,711ft) by crossing the Renjo La (pass 17,515ft),
Day 13 Early morning-trek to Gokyo peak viewpoint (17,984ft) for a stunningly beautiful panoramic view of the entire Khumbu Himalaya and beyond including Mount Everest, Lhotse Shar, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu, Gyachung Kang. Also, we can enjoy close up view of Gokyo valley and the massive Ngozumpa Glacier. Remaining day to relax to recharge.
Day 14 Trek to Machhermo (14465ft),
Day 15 Trek to Khumjung (12398ft),
Day 16 Trek to Monjo (9299ft),
Day 17 Trek to Lukla,
Day 18 Flight Lukla to Kathmandu,
Day 19 Kathmandu at leisure,
Day 20 Departure from Kathmandu.

 

Service Includes:

  • Four nights in 3-4 star hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing with breakfast,
  • Trip activities as mentioned in the itinerary,
  • 15 days camping trek with overnights in tents,
  • Trekking equipment (two person tents, foam pads, dining tent, tables, chairs, kitchen utensils, and toilet tent),
  • Meals (3 meals a day) freshly cooked and served while on camping trek,
  • Trekking staff (guide(s), cooks, and porters),
  • Porters and/or alternately Yaks carry luggage on the trek,
  • Entrance fees to monuments and parks as per program,
  • Domestic airfares Kathmandu-Lukla roundtrip including departure tax,
  • Ground transfers on arrivals, sightseeing, and departures,
  • Nepalese staff insurance.

Service Excludes:

  • Visa fees, international airfares and airport departure tax,
  • Dinners on lodge trek and lunch and dinner in Kathmandu,
  • Beverages such as alcohol and soft drinks,
  • All items of personal nature such as travel gear, laundry, telephone, tips,
  • Personal medical and travel insurance,
  • Charges for delays caused by situations beyond our control such as bad weather, natural disasters, civil unrest and emergencies.

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|   MUSTANG   |   PIKE   |   MAKALU   |   KANCHENJUNGA   |

 
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