About Trip

Blue turquoise lake and hamlet situated at its shore shadowed by mighty snowcapped mountains is everybody’s dream destination to visit. Plethora of wildlife and vegetations dancing merrily at the presence of gorgeous waterfalls and Mountain Vistas would make any ordinary holiday vivaciously momentous. Embark on joyous trekking trip of Gokyo Valley situated at Khumbu region of Nepal with an experienced team of Sublime Trails. Gokyo Lake Trek takes you to five outstanding Himalayan lakes and endows disparate view of mighty Mt. Everest. Everest Base Camp Trek is considered as the epitome of wilderness adventure while this trekking route is considered as stupendous high altitude voyage ever.

The journey of Gokyo Lake Trek begins equally adventurously. The flight to one of the most extreme airports of the world the Tenzing Hillary Airport at Lukla is the gateway to iconic world of Himalayan splendors including world’s four mountains above eight thousands meter height (Mt. Everest, Choyou, Lhotse and Makalu). Trekking past riverside hamlets like Phakding, Benkar, Manjo and Jorsalle the trip reaches Namche Bazaar. The first sight of Everest too can be observed just half an hour before reaching Namche. This is the heartland of Sherpa lifestyle up in the Khumbu region. Eateries, bars, lodges and shops make up for amazing Himalayan hustle in this place. The acclimatization hiking of Everest View Hotel adds gloss to your trekking. The hike not only provides panoramic Mountain Vistas of Thamserku, Lhotse, Amadablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Everest, Tabuche and others but also endows perfect safety enhancement to avoid altitude sickness. The trail then leaves the trail of usual Everest Base Camp Trekking heads towards Machhermo & Dole. The sight of Mt. Choyou far distant will act as the source of motivation all the up to Gokyo Lakes. The first lake welcomes trekkers then second lake cheers while third lake serves as accommodation to tired legs of trekkers. The hike of Gokyo Ri for sunset or sunrise is ultimate attraction of this trekking in Nepal. Sight of Everest is different than what you see from EBC trek. The trip of this heavenly fairyland comes to an end when you return back to Lukla for flight to Kathmandu. You can extend your trekking either way to Everest Base Camp via Chola Pass or towards Namche via Renjo La Pass of three high passes trekking route.

Book the most prodigious Everest region trekking package in the form of Gokyo Lake Trek. Exploration of the Ramsar listed naturally alluring site will definitely go down as your most precious holiday moment. The team of trekking operators at Sublime Trails would like to assure all our clients that you will not forget this effervescent journey throughout your life tenure.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport (1345meters)
  • Day 02: Flight to Lukla (2804meters) then a few hours treks to Phakding (2610meters)
  • Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazar (3441meters) which is 6 hours approximately
  • Day 04: Taking rest at Namche Bazar for acclimatization
  • Day 05: Trek to Dole
  • Day 06: Trek to Gokyo Lake
  • Day 07: Early Morning Hike of Gokyo Ri, Trek to Fifth Lake
  • Day 08: Trek to Dole
  • Day 09: Trek to Namche Bazaar
  • Day 10: After some good rest, we trek to Lukla airport (2804meters) 6 hours.
  • Day 11: We are now quite to the end of our trail as we head back to Kathmandu with the morning flight and travelers gets to enjoy farewell dinner in the evening
  • Day 12: Guides you for your final flight departure home or may be your next destination.
Detail Itinerary

What’s Included

  • All the airport pick up and drove.
  • Kathmandu hotel for 2 nights around 3 star category.
  • Lodge accommodation, Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trekking in Himalaya.
  • Flight fare from Kathmandu to Lukla and return to Kathmandu.
  • Well experienced guide, assistance guide and porter for the trekking.
  • National park entrance fees, Times card fee.
  • Necessary Paper work with government of Nepal and Tax department.
  • All the Necessary insurance for the sublime crews.
  • All the Necessary Bus, car and jeep Service for the trip.
  • Sublime First Aid kit carried by our Guide
  • Down jacket, Sleeping bag which should be refund to the company after trip completion or See: best sleeping bag for Everest base camp trek
  • Salary, foods and accommodation for sublime crews.
  • Emergency evacuation assistance service but the Helicopter or necessary transport and Hospital cost should     be paid by clients them shelf or insurance company.

What’s Excluded

  • Any meals other than breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Monuments entrance fees
  • Rescue & travel insurance, trip cancellation costs, accident or health emergency, evacuation, loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects. We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Items of a personal nature.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, cold drinks, bottle or boiled water, hot shower etc.)
  • All the alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks and Drinking water during the trip.
  • All the chocolate and dessert items and sweet items.
  • Your Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Tipping for the sublime crews.
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    Highly recommended. My travel to Nepal is one of the most incredible memories I bring in my hearth. Nature is outstanding and the mountains are so powerful. Ram was a great guide, highly organised, flexible and really competent. Can't desire any better. Really an outstanding experience.

1. Is there any chance of the flight delay in Kathmandu and Lukla?

The primary mode of transport to and from the airstrip at Lukla is twin otter. This service is fairly dependable. Sometimes due to the adverse weather conditions like heavy rain, strong wind, or thick fog may lead to flight delay and even cancellations.
Since the topography of Nepal is difficult so it’s better not to take off the flight in those adverse weather conditions. Autumn is the most preferred trekking season in Nepal. During this time of the year, the weather is dry, clear and stable. So, this time of the year there is very a rare chance of flight delay and cancellations.

2. What kind of hotel and accommodation can I find during the trek?

During the trekking period, you’ll be accommodated at the best luxury tea houses which provides the finest services. Along the trail, most of the tea houses provide single and double rooms. The rooms are well furnished and include beds, pillows, and blankets.But as you gain the altitude the tea house will be quite basic. You may have to share the common toilet and bathroom.

3. How about the transport for the trek?

Depending on the nature of travel destinations to and from varies from domestic flights to the bus, jeep, van and even mules and yaks. During the tour, only that mode of transportations is provided which helps to enhance your local experience. Also, your comfortability and safety is our major concern while traveling with us.

4. What about electricity and battery charges during the trek?

Almost all tea houses in Everest region has electricity or solar power available. Normally we use the voltage 220-240 volts to power the appliances. You're recommended to bring two points power plug. In Everest region charging your electronic devices might cost US$ 2-3 per hour. It may cost one-two dollar more in peak season while tea houses are full.

5. How much can porter carry?

25kg one porter between two members.
Our one porter can carry up to 25kg while you trek to the Everest region. Your other personal items will be stored safely at our hotel. All you need to carry is a daypack with most necessary stuff for the day on the trek.

6. What type of meals and drinks will be served during the trek?

You’ll be served high-quality meals that are perfect for a day of trekking. Almost all of the tea houses along the trail catered similar food menu. The menu usually includes toast, boiled eggs, potatoes, noodles, pasta, and rice.

If you’re a vegetarian, no problem! We’re able to cater to your needs. Most tea houses also served tea and coffee. Please keep in mind that you should avoid alcohol while trekking at high altitudes.

Note:

Hotel and Accommodation on This Trek:

We provide hotels according to your request and travel plan in Kathmandu. There are numerous choices of hotels in Kathmandu ranging from budget to luxury five stars. Our Everest Trek standard package includes 3 stars or similar hotel’s accommodation in Kathmandu. The accommodation in Trekking trail is teahouse or lodges.

Transports used on This Trek:

We provide private vehicles (car/bus/jeep) for airport transfers and for sightseeing in Kathmandu. Another transportation we will use is a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and vice versa.

Electricity and battery charges on the trek:

During Everest Trekking there is no problem with the electricity. You can recharge your electric appliances like a camera and mobile phones which you have to pay some amount. It depends upon teahouses and some lodges they don’t charge for electricity or battery. It is advised to take spare batteries and power bank as well.

Meals and drinks on This Trek:

During trekking, you will be given meals as described in the itinerary. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided. Normal water is free but we request you to carry water purification pills. You can buy bottled water and boiled water in various teahouses or lodges as well.

Luggage/Bag pack on This Trek:

Your luggage will be carried by porters and you can simply carry your backpack. In it, you can keep water bottles, camera, jackets, medicines, cream etc. Small trek bag is best for such high altitude trekking. You can deposit your valuables or unnecessary luggage in Kathmandu as well. The domestic carrier allows 15 kg including a handbag and if found overweight then you will have to pay extras.

Guide/Porter on the trek:

Trained and government license holder trekking guide will be provided who will handle all the logistics and arrangement of trekking trip. Porter will carry bags of two trekkers and if the group is more than 10 persons then Sherpa or additional guide will be provided.

Group Size, guide and crew member:

Sublime Trails organizes Everest trekking starting from 1 up to 30 pax at once. However, every 10 persons you will be provided a guide. You all will stay in one teahouse but the crew members might be different. 1:10 for guide and 1:2 for the porter is used.

Join a fixed date group trek or private departure:

We have Everest Trekking package available for both fixed departures date as well as private trekking. If you wish to join the group in our fixed departures then check the dates stated on our website or email us for the dates. You can choose any date for your trekking and we can arrange for momentous trekking in Everest region.

Personal expenses on the trek:

Personal expenses are at your own hand. Normally Kathmandu is cheaper in comparison to trekking regions. You can buy alcohols, daily goods, and meals in Kathmandu. There are many shops, eateries, and bars where you can choose and spend some money. If you drink alcohol and wants to do hot shower bath in trekking trails then it would be costly. About 10-15% of your trip cost should be allocated for crew members’ tips. In an average, you can enjoy the stay in Nepal at just about 15-25 $ per day luxuriously.

A typical day on the trek:

Morning: Packing of bags and Breakfast

After 4 hours of walking, we stop for Lunch

Short Afternoon walk takes us to destination for afternoon tea

Explore the place

Dinner

Our meeting in Kathmandu:

Once your trip is confirmed you will have to email us your flight details. Our airport representatives will be at the airport with the placard “Sublime Trails” or your own name.

Itinerary and changes on it:

Once the trip plans are confirmed you can’t change the plans. However, you can request for any changes like you want to take trekking only instead of Kathmandu plus Trekking. We are very flexible trekking agency and also we are highly customer oriented. We will be happy to customize your trip.

Trekking guide will analyze the situation during the trekking. Trekkers are requested to heed the instructions of the guide. Analyzing the conditions of trail and weather as well as the availability of accommodation guides might suggest alternative plans or programs. we have 16 days itinerary for the Everest Trekking that includes your arrival and

Insurance/Rescue/Evacuation:

In case of accidents, sickness, and casualty we will transfer you immediately to nearest health facilities. It is highly recommended that you come for trekking in Nepal with genuine travel insurance which covers your helicopter rescue as well.

Trip Extensions:

If you would like to add more days or extend the trip after trekking then we can arrange for your trip to places inside Nepal as well as beyond (Tibet and Bhutan).

Booking and payment:

20% advance payment is required in order to guarantee your booking. The advance payment is non-refundable. You should send us passport copy and flight details. You can pay to us by bank transfer, credit card or any modes of payment suitable for you then we will forward the detail for payment.

Flight Delay in Kathmandu and Lukla:

Flight is the only option for transportation to Lukla. In case of flight delay due to weather conditions flights might be canceled. We have kept one spare day in our itinerary as well considering the unpredictable nature of Lukla weather. If the flight is delayed for two days then helicopter charter will be used. You will have to pay for this extra service to our office directly either by card or cash. The average amount extras depend upon the number of pax ranging from 500 $ to 3500 $