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Need to spend a night here

This place is the best place to stay one night before you reach to Gokyo. There are several nice... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
Ruskin K
,
Kathmandu, Nepal
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On the way to Gokyo

I have been to Machhermo 3 times and enjoyed my time there. It is a great place to stop on the way... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
PhilJWPenrith
,
Greater Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

This place is the best place to stay one night before you reach to Gokyo. There are several nice & comfortable lodges which you cannot find until you reach Gokyo. I think this place would be best to spend a night for better acclimatization. I...More

Thank Ruskin K
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

I have been to Machhermo 3 times and enjoyed my time there. It is a great place to stop on the way to Gokyo. The acclimatisation walk up the ridge on the Gokyo side is scenic, enjoyable and only slightly taxing. This would be a...More

Thank PhilJWPenrith
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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Called "Death Valley" by the doctors of the hospital , as you come from the hills and need to go down to Machermo, and walk up to leave again, so in case of AMS you first need to go up before you can descend. Nothing...More

Thank xida2001
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Reviewed 23 December 2016

This place is ideal for acclimatisation on the way to Gokyo. One should spend a minimum of one night may be two for better acclimatisation. The place is absolutely beautiful and there are several glacier walks which will help acclimatisation.

Thank sidwhite
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Reviewed 25 November 2015

Get here early, climb one of the ridgelines, visit the medical centre or just relax in the sunshine amongst the yaks in Macchermo! The best pace on the Gokyo trail to spend the day before the final ascent! Staying here should leave you feeling strong...More

Thank Matt W
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Reviewed 24 September 2015

Spent two days in Macchhermo acclimatizing on our way to Gyoko. It is a lovely little village with a medical center. The two doctors that where there on my visit where lovely and very helpful and we where able to check on oxygen levels which...More

3  Thank Steph B
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Reviewed 16 September 2014

Machharmo is one of the best and safest place along the way to Gokyo Trek at 4410-4460Mtrs. The place where one can get well acclimatize because the travelers can find many option for it.. there is small hill named machermo peak where we can see...More

Thank dawadragon
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Reviewed 9 December 2013

Macchermo is a small little village consisting of some lodges and a medical post & porter shelter in Gokyo valley. The village is situated at the end of a small side-valley reaching down between Kyajo Ri (6186m) and Pharilapche (6017m) and offers a phantastic view...More

Thank Ketchup99Vienna
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Reviewed 9 December 2013

Macchermo is a small little village consisting of some lodges and a medical post & porter shelter in Gokyo valley. The village is situated at the end of a small side-valley reaching down between Kyajo Ri (6186m) and Pharilapche (6017m) and offers a phantastic view...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2012 via mobile

A compact mountain settlement where an afternoon can be well spent at the Machermo Sherpa Rescue Post learning about AMS ( acute mountain sickness). Run by vollenteers from the UK. Also nice walks up the valley to the waterfall at its head.

Thank Dalesman_Abroad
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