October - December 2023
Cost:Please enquire for details
Spectacular mountain vistas are a highlight of Nepalese travel. With eight of the world’s ten highest peaks, the Everest area is justifiably famous. First and foremost for its proximity to the world’s highest mountain. But also for the sparkling, pristine blue and green waters of the Gokyo Lakes!
This 14 day Tour will take you on a trek to the beautiful village of Gokyo (4000m above sea level) and Gokyo Ri (5360m above sea level). Along the way you will view some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. Featuring of course “the top of the world” – Mt Everest!
To acclimatise to these new heights, your first few days will be spent at Namche Bazaar, the home of the legendary Sherpa people. This colourful village was once the main trading route between Tibet and Nepal. Consequently, it now offers a unique insight into the traditional Nepali and Tibetan way of life.
Along the way, you will visit the famous Buddhist Monastery at Tyanboche. This was destroyed by a fire in 1989, and has since been beautifully restored. Tyangboche boasts some of the most beautiful mountainous scenery in the world. And so, your efforts will be truly rewarded as you enjoy views of the majestic Ama Dablam towering above you.
A highlight of the trek is a visit to a famous Sherpa school, built and funded by Sir Edmund Hillary. As you ascend higher to our destination of Gokyo you pass a series of 3 high altitude blue lakes. The beauty of these lakes will take your breath away!
Finally you will begin your descent, completing the 2 week trek off in Lukla. It’s here that you will enjoy the traditional end of trek celebration and a spectacular return flight to Kathmandu. Ultimately, your trek to Gokyo Lakes will be truly an adventure to remember. From the friendly Sherpa people and picturesque mountain villages, to the variety of cultures, exploring Nepal is always a pleasure.
Difficulty: This tour requires a moderate to high level of fitness. For more information about our tours visit our FAQs page here.
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Departure: December - January 2023-2024
Cost: Price on Request