Tour Details

  • 12 Days(s)

  • Professional Trekking Guide

  • English

  • 5,357

overview

The Gokyo Valley trek sets you on a refreshing voyage to the alluring beauties, the Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo Ri, a beautiful lookout for witnessing the Mount Everest and the other 8000 meter high mountains. The trip commences from Kathmandu, where you will get the chance to explore rich cultural heritage sites. Gokyo Ri or Gokyo Peak is famous as one of the highest settlements in the world, and the trek offers the opportunity to enjoy the natural scenic beauty. It is a very adventurous trek in the Himalayas where you can ascend the Gokyo Ri observing the Dudh Koshi river, Khumbu Valleys and Gokyo valley.

On this trek, you will also get to know about the culture and lifestyle of people living in the tall mountains, namely the Sherpas. You will see Buddhist monasteries, different plants, and animals of the region, and so on. This trekking area has a reasonably quiet route when compared to the path of Everest Base Camp trek, which is relatively crowded.

Tour Highlights

  • Fun flight to and from Lukla 
  • Exciting trek to Gokyo Lake and Gokyo Ri 
  • Picturesque view of the Himalayan peaks like Everest, Cho Oyu, and Makalu from Gokyo Ri 
  • Magnificent Ngozumpa glacier 
  • Rich Sherpa culture and lifestyle 

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Itinerary

  • 1 hour
  • 3 Star Hotel

You will be received by our representative at the airport upon your arrival and transferred to your hotel via private vehicle. You will be offered welcome dinner alongside Nepalese cultural dance show.  Stay overnight at the hotel.

  • 4 to 5 hrs
  • Guest House

You will get to enjoy the scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (30 minutes). You will get a break for some time at Lukla, and then your trekking journey will begin. You will head to Phakding (2620 meters). Stay overnight in a hotel here.

  • 5 to 6 hrs
  • Guest House

After a hearty breakfast, you will head to Namche Bazar (3440 meters), the largest Sherpa village. You will cross several villages along the way, including Monjo, Jorsale and so on. Monjo is the entry point of Sagarmatha National Park. Overnight at guesthouse. 

  • 1 day
  • Guest House

You will take this day for rest and acclimatisation. You will eat Breakfast and hike towards Everest view hotel to get a view of Lhotse, Everest, Nuptse, Kongde, Thamserku and so on. You will get a good look from the National park centre and the museum. You will stay at a guesthouse overnight.

  • 6 to 7 hrs
  • Guest House

After trekking for one and half hour from Namche, the trail separates from EBC and takes you to Mung Danda, which locates on the top of a hill from where you can see beautiful views of different mountains.

  • 4 to 5 hrs
  • Guest House

The landscape is going to differ a lot on this day as you climb uphill along the valley side. The trail passes through juniper forests, summer settlements where yaks graze during summer. Overnight stay in a guesthouse. 

  • 4 to 5 hrs
  • Guest House

You will go to one of the leading destinations of this trek, namely, Gokyo. You will go through the scenic trail of Pangka and gradually descend following the beautiful river which flows down the Ngozumpa glacier. We then head to the Cho La (5420). After this, Dudh Pokhari will appear, and the Gokyo settlement can be seen following the side of the lake.  W reach Gokyo and stay overnight in a guesthouse.

  • 5 to 6 hrs
  • Guest House

Now, you hike to the Gokyo RI, which is just above the village on the northern side of the lake. This summit gives you the chance to view the Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse and Makalu peaks. You get back to Machhermo and stay overnight.

  • 5 to 6 hrs
  • Guest House

This route leads you to the Sherpa village of Dole en route Pangla, Luza, Machhermu, and Lhabarma, the path then ascends to Mongla Danda (4000 meters) and descends to Kyanjoma (3500 meters) with up and down the route to your next destination. You will stay overnight in a guesthouse.

  • 35 minutes
  • Guest House

You descend to Lukla and will get leisure time to explore Lukla. Overnight in a guesthouse.

  • 35 minutes
  • 3 Star Hotel

You will catch a flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla as you watch beautiful of view of mountains.  You will be transferred to the hotel from the airport by our representative as you reach Kathmandu.

  • 30 minutes
  • 3 Star Hotel

You will be transferred to the TIA on this day and you will return back to your home country.

What’s included/excluded

Cost included

  • Pick up and drop facility from and to airport 
  • Welcome dinner with the chance to witness Nepali cultural dance
  • Two-night lodging facility in Kathmandu including breakfast 
  • Three main meals throughout the trek 
  • Guide proficient in English 
  • Permit for Sagarmatha National Park 
  • Government tax
  • Flight tickets for Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu 
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS)

Cost excluded

  • Dinner and Lunch at Kathmandu 
  • Travel insurance 
  • International airport fees.
  • Visa fee
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if necessary
  • Personal expenses including alcohol, cold drinks, hot shower, telephone call, battery recharge and so on

cancellation

Kindly contact us for cancellation.

Good to know

Accommodation Facility

We provide you with three-star accommodation facility in Kathmandu for two nights and lodging facility during the trek as well.

Transportation Service On Gokyo Valley Trek

We shall provide private vehicles for you to commute to and from airports.

Meals And Drinks

You will be served breakfast in Kathmandu while all the three main meals during the trek.

Things To Not Forget During The Trek

  • Camel-back Water Bottle
  • Passport
  • Copies of Document
  • Map & Travel Guide
  • First Aid Kit
  • GPS-Altimeter
  • Flash Light & Batteries
  • Cell Phone & Charger
  • Camera, Charger, Batteries & Cards
  • Dry Fruits / Chocolates 
  • Normal Insulation 
  • Raincoat backpack
  • Bath Towel
  • Comfortable Track
  • Adequate Nepalese currency