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Gokyo Valley Trekking

Gokyo Valley TrekkingGokyo valley trekking is another most the popular trekking trails in the Everest region. It is popular because, you will have chance to have tour around the mountain valley called the Gokyo and the lake located at 4,750 m height. You will also have chance not only to explore the wide range of sceneries of majestic Himalayas and build a close relation with nature but also capture the scenic views of the majestic mountains of the areas including of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Thamserku among others. Besides, such Himalayan views, you also can enjoy with different blend of the culture and tradition of Sherpa indigenous community living in the high land. Gokyo Lake and Gokyo valley trekking lies in the east of the Everest base camp. The trekking to this area offers an excellent view of mountains lying on the Everest Himalayan range.

The trekking to the Gokyo valley is perhaps the most amazing trekking route, because, the trail follows to the closest to the Everest base camp. Gokyo valley trekking is an alternative route to traditional trails to the Everest base camp. Gokyo Ri is one of the excellent view point in Everest region. The trekking to the Gokyo lake starts form gateway to lukla, then the trails follows along the bank of Dudh koshi River. After having two night stay for acclimatization at Namche, the beautiful Sherpa village it reaches to Gokyo lake and have the views of the Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Makalu, and other neighboring Himalayas lying around and finally making excursion to the whole around, you will return back to Lukla and then Kathmandu.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters).

There you will be met by our Airport Representative and transferred to hotel by private tourist vehicle. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley.
Your sightseeing trip will start at 9 AM in the morning after breakfast. We will provide a private vehicle and professional tour guide. We visit Pasupatinath temple, Buddhanath, Monkey temple, Bhaktpur durbar square and Kathmandu durbar square. The afternoon includes a final briefing and preparations for the trek. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2804 meters) trek to Phakding (2610 meters) 3 hours.
An early morning start takes us to Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu for the 35 minute scenic flight to Lukla at 2804meters. On arrival at the airport guide will brief you and introduce our porters before we begin our trek towards Phakding at 2610meters. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3441 meters) 5.30 hours.
We continue trekking along the banks of the Dudh Kosi, crossing this majestic river many times on exciting suspension bridges laden with prayer flags. After entering Sagamartha National Park, the trail climbs steeply with breathtaking views. Namche Bazaar known as the Gateway to Everest which is home to many quality restaurants, hotels, lodges, shops, Money exchange, internet cafe and a bakery. Namche is one of the biggest villages along the whole Everest trail. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 05: Namche Bazaar Acclimatization day.
We will spend a day here in order to acclimatize and adjust to the thinning of the air. A short trek to a museum celebrating the traditional customs of the Sherpa people. Today we hike up the Syangboche Airport, and around Everest View Hotel. From this point, we have rewarding views of the Himalayas with a stunning sunrise or sunset over the panorama of the Khumbu peaks. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 06: Trek to Phorste Thanga (3680meters) 5 hours.
Today, the trail climbs steeply out of valley through rhododendron forest, juniper and large conifers start to appear as the elevation increases making trekking beautiful in spring. The trail passes through Yak Kharkas and summer settlements. The views of Khumbi La and Tawache are magnificent throughout the day. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 07: Trek to Machherma (4470 meters). 5 hours.
The trail climbs a ridge for an excellent view both down the valley to Kengtega and up towards Cho Oyu and descend to a river and again climbs steep to the terminal moraine of the Ngozumpz glacier. We will reach at Machherma by early noon. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 08: Trek to Gokyo (4790 meters) 5.30 hours.
Today the trek takes us at one of our final destination, Gokyo (4790m). We will make this camp our base for 2 nights as we will have a day of sightseeing and hiking trip around Gokyo. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 09: Trek to Gokyo Ri (5483 meters) and then Back to Gokyo. 5 hours.
Today, early in the morning we have steep climb up to the top of Gokyo Ri at elevation of 5483 meters, ample rewards to anyone that attempts this trip. There are stunning views of the supper Gokyo valley, the massive Ngozumpa Glacier and an incredible panoramic view of the whole Khumbu Himalayas, such as giants as Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu and Gychung Kang can be seen. Those who explore the glacier and Gokyo peak are rewarded. This day we have for acclimatization and after noon back to the camp. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 10: Trek to Dole (4200meters) 6 hours.
Following same trail down, we will make our descent to Dole. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazaar via Khumjung village (3780meters) 5 hours.
Descend to Namche Bazaar via typical Sherpa village of Khumjung . Leaving the mountains behind us our descent continues back to the town of Namche Bazaar at elevation of 3441meters. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 12: Trek to Lukla (2804 meters.) 6 hours.
Finally we return to Lukla where the trek began, which seems a lifetime ago. Enjoying time to reflect on the trek as a group and the personal achievement of all those who took part. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 13: Morning flight to Kathmandu from Lukla
Enjoying your last glimpse of the mountains you have recently visited for one last time on the 35 minute Scenic flight back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.

Day 14: Leisure day in Kathmandu.
It's also spare day in case of bad weather in Lukla, If you are interested in continuing on to the Chitwan Jungle Safari, River Rafting Adventure or any other tours you can start today.

Day 15: Transfer for your final flight departure.
The trip ends, our Airport Representative will drop you to the Kathmandu international airport for your flight departure from Nepal.

Service Includes

  • Airport pick-up and drop
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS)
  • Licensed and trained trek leaders
  • Trekking Helper for carrying goods and supplies
  • All accommodation during the trek
  • All meal and hot beverages
  • All necessary douments and permits for trekking (where applicable)
  • National Park/Conservation Area entry permit
  • Equipment such as sleeping bag, tents and mattress
  • Cooking equipment
  • Camp-site charges
  • Insurance, medication, and equipment for staff
  • Coordination of Quick Rescue service (costs covered by your Insurance plan)

Service Excludes

  • Travel/trekking insurance
  • Airport departure tax
  • Rescue charge
  • Drinks (Cold & Alcoholic)
  • Expenses of personal nature


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