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Ultimate Gokyo 10 Days Trek for a Breathtaking Adventure

1. Ultimate Gokyo 10 Days Trek for a Breathtaking Adventure

Embark on a remarkable 10-day Gokyo trek, starting and ending in Kathmandu, Nepal. This carefully crafted itinerary will take you through serene lakes, offer breathtaking vistas, and immerse you in the local culture. Join us on this unforgettable adventure as we explore the heart of the Himalayas. Day 1: Kathmandu Arrival Your journey begins as you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Our warm and friendly team will be there to welcome you. Take some time to rest and prepare for the upcoming adventure. Day 2: Discovering Kathmandu's Cultural Riches Today, you'll have the chance to explore the cultural treasures of Kathmandu. Visit iconic sites like Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, and more, immersing yourself in Nepal's rich heritage. Day 3: Flight to Lukla and Trek to Phakding A scenic flight will transport you to Lukla, the gateway to your Gokyo adventure. From Lukla, you'll begin your trek to Phakding. As you walk alongside the Dudh Koshi River, crossing suspension bridges, you'll arrive at the charming village of Phakding. Day 4: Trekking from Phakding to Namche Bazaar Your journey continues along the banks of the Dudh Koshi River, leading you to Namche Bazaar. En route, enjoy the lush landscape and awe-inspiring views. Day 5: Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar Today is dedicated to acclimatization to ensure a safe and enjoyable trek. Explore the vibrant local market and soak in panoramic views of Everest and Ama Dablam from Namche Bazaar. Day 6: Trekking from Namche Bazaar to Dole Journey through enchanting rhododendron forests and picturesque villages on your way to the tranquil village of Dole, surrounded by the beauty of the Himalayas. Day 7: Trekking from Dole to Machhermo Continue your trek, soaking in the stunning Himalayan views as you make your way to Machhermo, a place that feels like it's straight out of a postcard. Day 8: Arrival at the Beautiful Gokyo Lakes Today, you'll arrive at the breathtaking Gokyo Lakes, a serene oasis nestled amidst towering peaks. This is a moment of pure tranquility. Day 9: Conquering Gokyo Ri for Sunrise Embark on a hike up Gokyo Ri to witness a mesmerizing sunrise over Everest, Lhotse, and Cho Oyu. It's a view that will leave you spellbound. Day 10: Return to Kathmandu As you descend to Lukla and catch your flight back to Kathmandu, you'll have the opportunity to reflect on the incredible journey you've had in the Gokyo region. Your adventure comes full circle as you return to Kathmandu. Conclusion: With this thoughtfully planned 10-day Gokyo trek itinerary, starting and ending in Kathmandu, you're in for an extraordinary adventure in the majestic Himalayas of Nepal. From the bustling streets of Kathmandu to the serene Gokyo Lakes, this journey promises to create memories that will stay with you forever. Lace up your boots, and let's embark on this incredible adventure together!

From Kathmandu: Everest High Passes 20-Day Trek

2. From Kathmandu: Everest High Passes 20-Day Trek

Trek through incredible landscapes while you soak in fantastic ancient cultures and unsurpassed views of snow-capped mountains on the "Everest High Passes 20-Day Trek," also known as "The Everest Circuit Trek." Visit Lower Khumbu, the three highest passes in the Khumbu region — namely, Renjo La, Cho La, and Kongma La — and Everest Base Camp. Marvel at the landscapes that stretch as far as the eye can see on an extended trekking tour that will challenge you at times, but also provide you with a memorable and unique experience in the Himalayas.  Itinerary: Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu. Meet at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Day 2: Trek preparation day in Kathmandu. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu. Day 3: Flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding. 40-minute flight followed by a 3-hour hike. Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 meters/11,285 feet). 6-hour hike. Day 5: Hike to Khumjung Village. 4–6 hours hiking. Day 6: Trek to Thame. 4-hour hike. Day 7: Trek to Lungdeng, 5–6 hours hiking. Day 8: Trek to Gokyo (4,790 m/15,715 ft) via Renjo La Pass (5,360 m/17,585 ft) 6–7 hours hiking. Day 9: Trek to 5th Lake and back to Gokyo. 4–5 hours hiking. Day 10: Trek to Gokyo Ri (5,360 m/17,585 ft) and trek to Dragnag (4,700 m/15,420 ft) 7–8 hours hiking. Day 11: Trek to Dzongla (4,830 m/15,845 ft) via Cho La Pass (5,420 m/17,780 ft). 6–7 hours hiking. Day 12: Trek to Lobuche. 3–4 hours hiking. Day 13: Trek to Gorakshep (5,140 m/16,860 ft). Visit to Everest Base Camp (5,364 m/17,598 ft). 6–8 hours hiking. Day 14: Trek to Kala Pattar (5,550 m/18,210 ft). Down to Lobuche (4,910 m/16,110 ft). 5–6 hours hiking. Day 15: Trek to Dingboche (4,410 m/14,470 ft) via Kongma-La Pass (5,535 m/18,160 ft). 7–8 hours hiking. Day 16: Trek back to Tengboche (3,860 m/12,665 ft). Visit Tengboche Monastery. 4–5 hours hiking. Day 17: Trek back to Jorsalle (2,740 m/8,990 ft) 5–6 hours hiking.Day 18: Trek back to Lukla. 5–6 hours hiking. Day 19: Fly back to Kathmandu. 45-minute flight. Day 20: Transfer to the international airport.

Gokyo Lake Trek: 10-Day Private Tour From Kathmandu

3. Gokyo Lake Trek: 10-Day Private Tour From Kathmandu

Gokyo Lake Trek is a mindblowing and beautiful trek in the Everest region of Nepal. Everest Gokyo Lake Trek takes you to high summer pasture a Yak grazing land which was in earlier days till present, a great scenic country located above Khumbu valley with close views of Mt. Cho-Oyu. The Cho Oyu is the sixth world highest peak, straddling the border with Nepal and Tibet, where Gokyo's last fifth lake is situated. Everest Gokyo Lake Trek is a place of great wonders, where trekkers get excited with awesome views and the panorama from its high scenic viewpoint at high above Gokyo Ri stands at 5,357m / 17,570 ft facing the world's four highest mountains with a series of peaks including an excellent view of Gokyo and its simmering lakes down below with Ngozumba glacier. The Gokyo Lake Trek includes Everest Three Pass Trek and Everest Base Camp. Gokyo Trek begins with a short flight to reach Lukla the gateway town for various adventures around the high Khumbu valley within Everest. The trail leads on a pleasant trail past nice villages with impressive Buddhist religious monuments on the route facing views of snow-capped peaks. The walk leads into serene alpine woodland to reach Sagarmatha National Park (Sagarmatha for Everest in Nepal, while Sherpa calls as Chomolungma of Tibetan origin), this park is designated as a World Heritage Site protecting its exotic flora and fauna including beautiful forest and dramatic landscapes of mountains and valleys. The adventure continues to reach at famous Namche Bazaar with time for acclimatization and to explore its interesting culture enriched with Buddhism religion and heritage and then heading towards Gokyo Lake hidden between the high mountains of Cholatse and Cho-Oyu a spectacular spot to experience. Outline Itinerary of Gokyo Lake Trek Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu with transfer to hotel. Day 02: Flight to Lukla 2,820 m and trek to Phakding 2,657 m – 04 hrs. Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 06 hrs. Day 04: In Namche for rest to support acclimatization with a short hike and excursion. Day 05: Trek to Dole 4,110 m past Phortse Tenga – 06 hrs. Day 06: Trek to Machherma 4,470 m – 04 hrs. Day 07: Trek to Gokyo Lake 4,750 m – 04 hrs. Day 08: At Gokyo, rest day and hike to Gokyo Ri 5,357m / 17,570 ft. Day 09: Walk back to Dole – 06 hrs. Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazaar – 06 hrs. Day 11: Trek to Lukla – 06 hrs. Day 12: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel with a free afternoon at leisure. Day 13: Final departure from Kathmandu homeward bound or to respective destinations.

Everest Three High Passes Trek: 17-Day Guided 3 Passes Trek

4. Everest Three High Passes Trek: 17-Day Guided 3 Passes Trek

Everest Three High Passes Trek is an adventure and ideal trekking route in the Everest region. Challenge your endurance and perseverance against the lofty high altitude Himalayan passes of the Everest region. Embark on the arduous journey of the Khumbu Circuit Trail. Experience the mini mountaineering adventure while trekking in Nepal. Are you an adventure freak? Do you crave adrenaline rush and wilderness thrill in your life? If yes, try Everest Three Pass Trek in Nepal. Cross three iconic high-altitude passes and reach the base camp of the world’s tallest mountain Mt. Everest. Trekking to Everest Base Camp is the most famous trekking trip. However, it doesn’t include most of the attractions of Khumbu. However, Everest Three High Passes Trekking offers the overall experience of mountains, Sherpa village, lakes, and glaciers. Outline Itinerary of Everest Three High Passes Trek Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel Day 02: Fly to Lukla 2,820m and trek to Phakding village 2,640 m – 04 hrs. Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 06 hrs. Day 04: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization Day 05: Trek to Thame 3,880m – 04 hours Day 06: Trek to Marlung 4,137 m – 04 hours Day 07: Trek to Lungden 4,600 m – 04 hours. Day 08: Trek and cross over Renjo- La 5,465 m to reach Gokyo 4,800 m – 07 hrs. Day 09: Hike to Gokyo Ri at 5,330 m and trek to Thangnag at 4,750 m. Day 10: Cross Cho-la (Tshso-la) 5,367m to Dzongla 4,850 m – 07 hrs Day 11: Trek to Lobuche 4,930 m – 05 hrs. Day 12: Trek to Gorakshep 5,170 m, Everest Base Camp 5, 364 m – 06 hrs. Day 13: Hike to Kalapathar 5,545 m trek to Lobuche – 04 hrs Day 14: Cross Kongma La 5,535 m to Dingboche 4, 330m – 08 hrs Day 15: Trek to Tengboche 3,867 m – 05 hrs Day 16: Trek to Monjo 2,880 m through Namche Bazaar – 06hrs Day 17: Trek back to Lukla for the last overnight in the Khumbu area – 04 hrs walk. Day 18: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. Day 19: International departure for homeward bound

From Kathmandu: 16-Day Mount Everest 3 Passes Trek

5. From Kathmandu: 16-Day Mount Everest 3 Passes Trek

This is the ultimate Everest Circuit Trek meant for only the truly adventurous as this trail takes us from Thame to Gokyo over Renjo La pass (5345m) and Gokyo to EBC over Cho La pass (5420m). The trip begins with a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, the trailhead for Everest trek in the Khumbu Valley. From here, we trek to Namche Bazar, the Sherpa capital, before breaking off the main Everest trail and heading west to Thame and onwards towards the remote Nangpa Valley, close to the border with Tibet. Crossing through 5345m Renjo La is a tough day, but at the end of the day we are rewarded with breathtaking views of Everest, as well and mountains to the east and Cho Oyu to the west. Through a leisurely walk downhill we reach the serene beauty of Gokyo Lakes, where we will have a rest day, before climbing the famous view point of Gokyo Ri (5360m/17586ft) from where the mountain panorama is stunning: from distant Kusum Kanguru, Thamserku, Kyashar and Kantega in the southeast to the prominent Taboche and Cholatse as you turn eastward, to Makalu, Lhotse, Nuptse, Everest, Changtse and Pumori. Our route continues over the colossal Ngozumpa Glacier then climbs to the foot of the next high pass, the Cho La. The crossing of the Cho La involves walking up steep screen, which is frequently icy, to reach a small glacier at the top, before zig zagging down the other side. We regain the main Everest trail the following day and continue up to Kala Patar and Everest Base Camp. From base camp, we complete our trekking circuit by returning to Lukla down the main Khumbu Valley passing by the many Sherpa villages of Khumbu Valley. Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300 m/4264 ft) Day 02: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m/8,700ft): 40 minutes flight; 3 - 4 hours trek Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m/11,280 ft): 5 - 6 hours trek Day 04: Namche Bazaar: Rest and acclimatization Day 05: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3860m/12,660 ft): 5 - 6 hours trek Day 06: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft) 5 - 6 hours trek Day 07: Dingboche to Chhukung (4750m/15,580 ft), climb Chhukung Ri (5,546m): 6 – 7 hours trek Day 8: Cross to Kongma La pass (5535m/18,159ft Day 9: Lobuche to Dzongla (4830m/15,850 ft): 3 - 4 hours trek Day 10: Trek to Gokyo (4800m/15,580 ft) via Cho La pass (5368m/17,611 ft): 7 - 8 hours trek Day 11: Rest day in Gokyo: Climb Gokyo Ri (5357m/17,575 ft), tour 4th and 5th Gokyo lakes: 3 - 4 hours trek Day 12: Gokyo to Marlung (4210m/13,810 ft) via Renjo La Pass (5360m/17585 ft): 7 - 8 hours trek Day 13: Marlung to Namche Bazaar: 5 - 6 hours trek Day 14: Namche Bazaar to Lukla: 6 - 7 hours trek Day 15: Lukla to Kathmandu: 40 minutes flight Day 16: Final Departure- Home Sweet Home

From Katmandu: 15-Day Gokyo Valley Trek with Porter

6. From Katmandu: 15-Day Gokyo Valley Trek with Porter

Trekking the Gokyo Valley is considered by many to offer the Everest Region at its best. It provides outstanding views of the sky over tall mountain peaks, along with the Ngozumpa glacier, the largest glacier in the Nepalese Himalayas. This 15-day tour is a rare combination that offers the opportunity to trek in the marvelous spectacle of the Everest Region and also explore the culture and lifestyle of the rugged and weathered people from the Sherpa community. It provides an unusually good opportunity to travel through some of the most enticing landscapes the Himalayas has to offer as you, taking your through the Khumbu Himal to the Gokyo Valley and its high pass. Itinerary Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM). Transfer to hotel in Kathmandu (1,345 meters). Overnight stay at hotel. The guide will be there to meet you upon arrival at Kathmandu airport (KTM) for your transfer. Day 2: Guided sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley and trek preparation. Overnight stay at hotel. Day 3: Flight to Lukla (2,840 meters). 3-hour trek to Phakding (2,610 meters). Walking 4 hours. Overnight stay at a tea house. The flight is very scenic and takes around 35 minutes through breathtaking green hills and white mountains. Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 meters). Walking 6 hours. Overnight stay at a teahouse. Day 5: Namche Bazaar acclimatization day. Excursion 3 hours. Overnight stay at a teahouse. The journey to the highest mountain in the world is a long one with extremes of altitude. It is necessary to minimize the risk of the effects of high altitude later on your journey. This will be our first scheduled acclimatization day. Day 6: Trek to Dole (3,680 meters). Walking 4 hours. Overnight stay at a teahouse. Start the day with a steep climb leaving Namche behind up to Kyangjuma village where there are outstanding views of Thamserku, Katanga, and Ama Dablam. Day 7: Trek to Machhermo (4,470 meters). Walking 5 hours. Overnight stay at a teahouse. Climb steadily up to a scenic ridge above Dole and continue upwards via Lhabarma at 4,220m to Luza at 4,360m. The path is steep and you need to negotiate some thorny bushes up to Lhabarma. From here there are good views of Cho Oyu, Kantega, and Thamserku. Day 8: 5.5-hour trek to Gokyo (4,790 meters). Walking 5 hours. Overnight stay at a teahouse. Start with a climb up to a ridge at Chorten from where there is a fabulous view of both down the valley to Mt. Kangtega, Thamserku, and up to Cho Oyu. Pass through three lakes to reach the Gokyo village. Day 9: 5-hour trek to Gokyo Ri (5,360 meters) and then back to Gokyo. Overnight stay at a teahouse. Day 10: Trek to Dole (4,200 meters). Walking 6 hours. Overnight stay at a teahouse. Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazaar via Khumjung village (3,780 meters). Walking 4 hours. Overnight stay at a teahouse. Day 12: Trek to Lukla (2,840 meters). Walking 4 hours. Overnight stay at a teahouse. Day 13: 35-minute flight back to Kathmandu. Walking 4 hours. Overnight stay at a teahouse. Day 14: Leisure day in Kathmandu. Day 15: Transfer to Kathmandu airport (KTM) for your final flight departure.

Everest Base Camp Trek with Gokyo Lakes - 16-Day Adventure

7. Everest Base Camp Trek with Gokyo Lakes - 16-Day Adventure

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, our representative will warmly welcome you and transfer you to your hotel. Take the rest of the day to relax and explore the vibrant streets of Kathmandu at your own pace. Day 2: Flight to Lukla, Trek to Phakding (2,652m) Take a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and begin your trek. Descend towards the Dudh Koshi River, until you reach Phakding. Day 3: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) Continue along the banks of the Dudh Koshi River, crossing thrilling suspension bridges. Ascend through pine forests and arrive at Namche Bazaar, the gateway to the Everest region. Enjoy panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, and other peaks. Day 4: Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar Spend a day in Namche Bazaar to acclimatize to the altitude. Explore the vibrant market, visit the Sherpa Museum. Day 5: Trek to Phortse Thanga (3,680m) Leave Namche Bazaar behind as you trek towards Phortse Thanga. Enjoy the serene beauty of rhododendron forests, encounter friendly locals, and soak in the peaceful atmosphere of this charming Sherpa settlement. Day 6: Trek to Machhermo (4,470m) Continue your journey, ascending through beautiful landscapes to reach Machhermo. Be captivated by the views of Cho Oyu, the world's sixth-highest mountain. Day 7: Trek to Gokyo (4,800m) Reach the magnificent Gokyo Lakes, a collection of turquoise glacial lakes surrounded by towering peaks. Day 8: Rest Day in Gokyo - Hike to Gokyo Ri (5,357m) Take a well-deserved rest day in Gokyo. Optionally, embark on a challenging hike to Gokyo Ri for breathtaking panoramic views of Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and other surrounding peaks. Day 9: Trek to Thagnak (4,700m) Bid farewell to the Gokyo Lakes as you make your way to Thagnak. Traverse the Ngozumpa Glacier, the largest glacier in the Himalayas. Day 10: Cross Cho La Pass (5,420m), Trek to Dzongla (4,830m) Today, conquer the challenging Cho La Pass, a high mountain pass that rewards you with incredible views of Ama Dablam and other peaks. Descend to Dzongla. Day 11: Trek to Lobuche (4,910m) Resume your trek towards Everest Base Camp. Trek through the rocky terrain of the Khumbu region and reach Lobuche Day 12: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,364m), Return to Gorak Shep (5,164m) The highlight of your trek awaits as you reach the iconic Everest Base Camp. Stand at the foot of the world's tallest peak and soak in the indescribable sense of achievement. Return to Gorak Shep for a well-deserved rest. Day 13: Hike to Kala Patthar (5,545m), Trek to Pheriche (4,371m) Wake up early and hike to Kala Patthar for a breathtaking sunrise view over Everest, Lhotse, and other Himalayan giants. Descend to Pheriche Day 14: Trek to Namche Bazaar Retrace your steps as you descend through Pangboche and Tengboche to reach Namche Bazaar. Day 15: Trek to Lukla Continue your descent, Arrive in Lukla and reminisce about your adventure-filled journey in the Everest region. Day 16: Flight to Kathmandu

From Kathmandu : Gay and Lesbian Trek to Everest Base Camp

8. From Kathmandu : Gay and Lesbian Trek to Everest Base Camp

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From Kathmandu: Gokyo Valley 15-Day Trek With Accommodation

9. From Kathmandu: Gokyo Valley 15-Day Trek With Accommodation

Gokyo Valley Trek is a fine alternative to the Everest Base Camp Trek which climbs the valley to the west of Everest to the village of Gokyo and five sacred lakes on the moraine beside the Ngozumpa Glacier. This two week spectacular climb almost as high as the Everest Base Camp Trek offers similarly jaw dropping Everest views, but the trails are less crowded and quieter with traditional Sherpa villages serving local meals to legions of hungry trekkers. The trail follows the Dudhkoshi River to its source – a series of emerald green lakes. Gokyo is a Sherpa village that lies besides the largest of these lakes. From Gokyo we climb to Gokyo Ri (5360m) for a heart stopping view over Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu and Makalu, Cholatse and Taboche. As Everest Base Camp Trek has Kala Patthar at an elevation of 5545m , Gokyo Valley Trek has Gokyo Ri at an elevation of 5360m on the north side of Dudh Pokhari which is an epic vantage point , offering the kind of view over Everest that is normally reserved for balloonists or mountaineers. In this trek as well, we fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and start our trek onwards to Namche Bazaar (3,440m), the trading center of Khumbu Region. We take a days rest for acclimatization in Namche. From Namche Bazaar, 3 days trek will take us to Gokyo, where we take another day of rest for acclimatization and exploring around. The next day we climb Gokyo Ri (5360m) for the superb views of Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cholatse and Taboche, with the Ngozumpa Glacier cutting across in front like a massive tear in the landscape. We then walk downhill to Gokyo (4750m). The Gokyo Valley Trek is specially designed for those who prefer a less crowded trail with only basic lodge facilities and in this trail one will miss out most of the famous monasteries of Khumbu region. Day 1 Arrival KATHMANDU (1300m/4265ft) Day 2 Acclimatize KATHMANDU- City Tour Day 3 Fly to LUKLA (2800m/9187ft); trek to PHAKDING (2610m/8563 ft)- 4 Hrs trek; 200m descent, 50m ascent Day 4 Trek to NAMCHE (3420m/11221ft) 5-6 hours/1000m ascent, 100m descent-7 Hrs Day 5 Acclimatize at NAMCHE Day 6 Trek to PHORTSE THENGA (3680m/12074ft ) -6 hours Day 7 Trek to MACHHERMO (4410m/14469ft)- 6 hours Day 8 Trek to GOKYO (4750m/15585ft)- 7 hours Day 9 Explore Around GOKYO Day 10 Trek to GOKYO RI (5360m/17586ft) & Back to GOKYO -6 hours Day 11 Trek to DOLE (4090m/13419ft)- 6 hours Day 12 Trek to NAMCHE via KHUMJUNG- 5 hours Day 13 Trek to LUKLA – 6 hours Day 14 Fly back KATHMANDU Day 15 Fly back HOME or extend your HOLIDAYS

Kathmandu: 11-Day Gokyo Lake Trek

10. Kathmandu: 11-Day Gokyo Lake Trek

Day 01: Kathmandu to Lukla to Phakding (2652m/8,698 ft)(flight- 40 min, 4 hrs trek) You'll experience a thrilling flight to Lukla and embark on a trek to Phakding, passing through lush landscapes and charming villages. Day 02: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11,286 ft)(7 hrs trek) You'll enjoy a scenic trek to Namche Bazaar, the vibrant gateway to the Everest region, where you'll be captivated by stunning mountain views. Day 03: Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar, hike to Everest view hotel (3900m/12,792 ft) You'll discover the majestic Everest region as you acclimatize in Namche Bazaar and hike to the Everest View Hotel, soaking in breathtaking panoramic vistas. Day 4: Namche Bazaar to Dole (4,200m/13,779 ft)(7 hrs trek) You'll leave Namche Bazaar and trek uphill towards Dole through rhododendron forests. You'll pass through Mong La, a small settlement with magnificent mountain views. Overnight stay in Dole. Day 5: Dole to Machhermo (4,470m/14,665 ft)(7 hrs trek) You'll continue ascending along the Dudh Koshi River valley and trek through scenic landscapes and yak pastures. You'll arrive in Machhermo, a small village with views of Cho Oyu, the sixth-highest mountain in the world. Overnight stay in Machhermo. Day 6: Machhermo to Gokyo (4,790m/15,715 ft)(7 hrs trek) You'll trek towards Gokyo, the ultimate destination of the trek. You'll ascend along the Ngozumpa Glacier and reach the first of the Gokyo Lakes, Dudh Pokhari, and witness its pristine beauty. Overnight stay in Gokyo. Day 7: Gokyo Ri (5,357m/17,575 ft) Excursion and Rest Day You'll be taking a rest day for acclimatization in Gokyo. You'll hike up to Gokyo Ri for a breathtaking panoramic view of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and other surrounding peaks and spend the day exploring the Gokyo Valley and enjoying the serene atmosphere. Overnight stay in Gokyo. Day 8: Gokyo to Dole (4,200m/13,779 ft)(7 hrs trek) You'll descend from Gokyo and retrace your steps towards Dole while enjoying the changing landscapes and stunning mountain vistas along the way. Overnight stay in Dole. Day 9: Dole to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,286 ft)(7 hrs trek) You'll continue the trek passing through forests, Sherpa villages, and cross suspension bridges and reach Namche Bazaar and celebrate the completion of your trek. Overnight stay in Namche Bazaar. Day 10: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,800m/9,184 ft)(8 hrs trek) You'll be trekking back to Lukla, enjoying the last day of the trek. Overnight stay in Lukla. Day 11: Lukla to Kathmandu You'll fly from Lukla back to Kathmandu. You can take a rest and relax in Kathmandu or explore the city's cultural sites. Please note that the trek duration and itinerary can be customized based on individual preferences and trekking pace. Also, the itinerary is subject to change based on weather conditions and flight availability. On unavailability of flight, we have the option of Kathmandu - Manthali on sharing van and Manthali - Lukla on a flight.

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