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Gokyo Valley Trek

Gokyo Valley Trek

Trip Features

Duration 14
Elevation 4110
Best Season Spring, Autumn
Transportation Private Car, Flight
Min. Group Size 1
Trip Type Tea House Trekking

Overview

Gokyo Valley Trek is considered to be one of the best Trekking in Nepal. Trek to Gokyo valley is a traditional trek that offers magnificent views of mountain peaks and the Ngozumpa Glacier, which is the largest glacier in the Nepal Himalayas. Gokyo Valley Trekking starts from Lukla after 35 minutes flight from Kathmandu. Then, the trail follows Dudh Koshi River valley towards Namche Bazaar. Passing through Khumjung village and Phortse Tenga, we finally reach to our final destination at Gokyo. Some tourist have the planned to go Everest base camp trekking and then they can also get Everest base camp via Gokyo valley.We can have the excellent views of various peaks including Gokyo Peak, Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu which are visible from Gokyo Ri above Gokyo Lake.

During the Gokyo Valley trek travelers can explore more than 3/4 of beautiful Gokyo lakes along the incredible view of the white snow mountains of the Everest region. Gokyo Valley or Gokyo village lies 4800 M high from sea level. There is one beautiful hill or peak called Gokyo Ri, from where tourists can see the amazing sunrise, sunset, and panorama view of white snow mountains including Mount Everest & the valley of Gokyo village. Some tourists want to go Everest base camp trek via this beautiful Gokyo valley if they haven't been to the Everest base camp throughout our Everest base camp helicopter tour or EBC trek. 

Perhaps the Gokyo Valley trek is the most spectacular trekking route in the Khumbu Region where you can have very close views of the world’s highest mountains including Mount Everest. The best seasons for Gokyo Valley Trek are March-May and September-October. Nepal Himalayas Trekking welcomes you for this wonderful trekking package. We always make our best efforts for your great time during the Nepal holidays.

Itinerary Details

Day 1 Arrival at Kathmandu (1400m)

Food Breakfast

Today, upon your arrival Tribhuvan International Airport, our representatives from Nepal Himalayas Trekking will welcome you and transfer the hotel.

Day 2 Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing

Food Breakfast

With the help of our experienced tour guide, you will spend this whole day for Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing. The main places will be: Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Bauddhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square among others.

Day 3 Fly to Lukla airport (2760 then trek to Phakding (2610m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Early in the morning, we fly from Kathmandu to Lukla. The flight takes about 20-30 minutes to reach at Lukla. Then, we have to make the final preparations for the trekking. From Lukla, we have to head for Phakding. At the end of this day, we will reach there and stay there at lodge overnight.

Day 4 Phakding to Namche Bazar (3440m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Today, our trail follows the Dudh Koshi River bank and reaches in Tok Tok. You can enjoy the excellent views of Mount Thamserku peak from here. Passing through the Sagarmatha National Park area, we will reach at Namche Bazaar finally.
 

Day 5 Acclimatization day at Namche Bazar

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Today, we take rest whole the day for acclimatization or we can visit around the Khumjung Village to explore the area.

Day 6 Namche Bazar to Dole (4110m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

After breakfast, we start our trek with pleasant walk trail through the forest with magnificent view of mountains until Kenjoma and the trail goes uphill towards Mung Danda for lunch overlooking the views of Amadablam, Khangteka, Thamserku, Kurum Khangru and also Kongde and Kongde-Ri. Then, following the trail will take us to Dole.

Day 7 Dole to Macchemro (4410m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

We make an early start from Dole today. Our trek today is not going to be that strenuous but it the beauty of nature is amazingly spectacular. After five hours of walk, we will reach at Machhermo. We will stay at Machhermo tonight.

Day 8 Macchemro to Gokyo (4760m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Early in the morning after having our breakfast at Machhermo, we move onwards along the various lakes on the way. We then continue our trek gradually uphill to Gokyo for our lunch. We stay there overnight.

Day 9 Acclimatization day

We will be hiking up to Gokyo Ri for our ultimate goal to see the wonderful views of Himalayas including Mount Everest. If the weather is nice, you can spend few hours at the top of Gokyo Ri because we have enough time to enjoy the glory of Himalayas.

Day 10 Gokyo to Dole (4110m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

After exploring the Gokyo valley and Gokyo Lake, we then descend downhill to Dole today. We will follow the same trail back to Dole and stay there tonight.

Day 11 Dole to Namche Bazar (3440m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Today, we will start walking downhill again Namche. We retrace the same way back to Namche today. And we will stay at Namche overnight.

Day 12 Namche Bazar to Lukla (2840m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

After a long walk, we will have long last day trek to Lukla today. After 4-5 hours of trekking we will reach at Lukla. This will mark the end of our trekking to Gokyo Valley.

Day 13 Lukla to Kathmandu (1100m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Today, we will fly to Kathmandu from Lukla. And in the evening, we will organize a farewell dinner for you. You will enjoy the celebration very much.

Day 14 Final Departure

Today, after having breakfast, we will accompany you to the airport for the returning flight. We bid you farewell at the airport hoping to see you again!

What Is Included ?

  • All pickups and drops from and to the airport by private vehicle
  • All hotel charges in Kathmandu on BB plan
  • A guided city tour in Kathmandu
  • All Standard meal during the trek (Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner)
  • English Speaking Local Guide who holds Government License
  • Twin sharing accommodations in lodges (all during the trek)
  • Required local staffs and porters for your assistance during the trek
  • All required fee in national parks and conservation areas
  • Food, accommodation, equipment, salary, insurance, medicine for all trekking staffs
  • Required Down Jacket and Sleeping Bag (needs to be returned after the trek)
  • All surface transfers from and to Kathmandu
  • All Sightseeing or Monument Entrance fees in Kathmandu
  • All Official Expenses
  • Farewell Dinner
  • All Government taxes of Nepal

What Is Excluded?

  • All Lunches and Dinners whilst in Kathmandu and Pokhara as well as other major cities
  • All International Airfare and airport departure tax
  • Travel insurance required for emergency rescue and evacuation
  • Nepal Entry Visa which can be obtained easily upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu
  • Personal Trekking Equipment
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (well, tipping is expected)
  • All alcoholic and other drinks (hot and cold)
  • And, any other expenses which are not mentioned on Price Included section.

Route Map

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Overview And Highlights

Gokyo Valley Trek is considered to be one of the best Trekking in Nepal. Trek to Gokyo valley is a traditional trek that offers magnificent views of mountain peaks and the Ngozumpa Glacier, which is the largest glacier in the Nepal Himalayas. Gokyo Valley Trekking starts from Lukla after 35 minutes flight from Kathmandu. Then, the trail follows Dudh Koshi River valley towards Namche Bazaar. Passing through Khumjung village and Phortse Tenga, we finally reach to our final destination at Gokyo. Some tourist have the planned to go Everest base camp trekking and then they can also get Everest base camp via Gokyo valley.We can have the excellent views of various peaks including Gokyo Peak, Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu which are visible from Gokyo Ri above Gokyo Lake.

During the Gokyo Valley trek travelers can explore more than 3/4 of beautiful Gokyo lakes along the incredible view of the white snow mountains of the Everest region. Gokyo Valley or Gokyo village lies 4800 M high from sea level. There is one beautiful hill or peak called Gokyo Ri, from where tourists can see the amazing sunrise, sunset, and panorama view of white snow mountains including Mount Everest & the valley of Gokyo village. Some tourists want to go Everest base camp trek via this beautiful Gokyo valley if they haven't been to the Everest base camp throughout our Everest base camp helicopter tour or EBC trek. 

Perhaps the Gokyo Valley trek is the most spectacular trekking route in the Khumbu Region where you can have very close views of the world’s highest mountains including Mount Everest. The best seasons for Gokyo Valley Trek are March-May and September-October. Nepal Himalayas Trekking welcomes you for this wonderful trekking package. We always make our best efforts for your great time during the Nepal holidays.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival at Kathmandu (1400m)

Food
Breakfast

Today, upon your arrival Tribhuvan International Airport, our representatives from Nepal Himalayas Trekking will welcome you and transfer the hotel.

Day 2 Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing

Food
Breakfast

With the help of our experienced tour guide, you will spend this whole day for Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing. The main places will be: Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Bauddhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square among others.

Day 3 Fly to Lukla airport (2760 then trek to Phakding (2610m)

Food
Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Early in the morning, we fly from Kathmandu to Lukla. The flight takes about 20-30 minutes to reach at Lukla. Then, we have to make the final preparations for the trekking. From Lukla, we have to head for Phakding. At the end of this day, we will reach there and stay there at lodge overnight.

Day 4 Phakding to Namche Bazar (3440m)

Food
Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Today, our trail follows the Dudh Koshi River bank and reaches in Tok Tok. You can enjoy the excellent views of Mount Thamserku peak from here. Passing through the Sagarmatha National Park area, we will reach at Namche Bazaar finally.
 

Day 5 Acclimatization day at Namche Bazar

Food
Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Today, we take rest whole the day for acclimatization or we can visit around the Khumjung Village to explore the area.

Day 6 Namche Bazar to Dole (4110m)

Food
Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

After breakfast, we start our trek with pleasant walk trail through the forest with magnificent view of mountains until Kenjoma and the trail goes uphill towards Mung Danda for lunch overlooking the views of Amadablam, Khangteka, Thamserku, Kurum Khangru and also Kongde and Kongde-Ri. Then, following the trail will take us to Dole.

Day 7 Dole to Macchemro (4410m)

Food
Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

We make an early start from Dole today. Our trek today is not going to be that strenuous but it the beauty of nature is amazingly spectacular. After five hours of walk, we will reach at Machhermo. We will stay at Machhermo tonight.

Day 8 Macchemro to Gokyo (4760m)

Food
Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Early in the morning after having our breakfast at Machhermo, we move onwards along the various lakes on the way. We then continue our trek gradually uphill to Gokyo for our lunch. We stay there overnight.

Day 9 Acclimatization day

We will be hiking up to Gokyo Ri for our ultimate goal to see the wonderful views of Himalayas including Mount Everest. If the weather is nice, you can spend few hours at the top of Gokyo Ri because we have enough time to enjoy the glory of Himalayas.

Day 10 Gokyo to Dole (4110m)

Food
Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

After exploring the Gokyo valley and Gokyo Lake, we then descend downhill to Dole today. We will follow the same trail back to Dole and stay there tonight.

Day 11 Dole to Namche Bazar (3440m)

Food
Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Today, we will start walking downhill again Namche. We retrace the same way back to Namche today. And we will stay at Namche overnight.

Day 12 Namche Bazar to Lukla (2840m)

Food
Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

After a long walk, we will have long last day trek to Lukla today. After 4-5 hours of trekking we will reach at Lukla. This will mark the end of our trekking to Gokyo Valley.

Day 13 Lukla to Kathmandu (1100m)

Food
Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner

Today, we will fly to Kathmandu from Lukla. And in the evening, we will organize a farewell dinner for you. You will enjoy the celebration very much.

Day 14 Final Departure

Today, after having breakfast, we will accompany you to the airport for the returning flight. We bid you farewell at the airport hoping to see you again!

What Is Included ?

  • All pickups and drops from and to the airport by private vehicle
  • All hotel charges in Kathmandu on BB plan
  • A guided city tour in Kathmandu
  • All Standard meal during the trek (Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner)
  • English Speaking Local Guide who holds Government License
  • Twin sharing accommodations in lodges (all during the trek)
  • Required local staffs and porters for your assistance during the trek
  • All required fee in national parks and conservation areas
  • Food, accommodation, equipment, salary, insurance, medicine for all trekking staffs
  • Required Down Jacket and Sleeping Bag (needs to be returned after the trek)
  • All surface transfers from and to Kathmandu
  • All Sightseeing or Monument Entrance fees in Kathmandu
  • All Official Expenses
  • Farewell Dinner
  • All Government taxes of Nepal

What Is Excluded?

  • All Lunches and Dinners whilst in Kathmandu and Pokhara as well as other major cities
  • All International Airfare and airport departure tax
  • Travel insurance required for emergency rescue and evacuation
  • Nepal Entry Visa which can be obtained easily upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu
  • Personal Trekking Equipment
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (well, tipping is expected)
  • All alcoholic and other drinks (hot and cold)
  • And, any other expenses which are not mentioned on Price Included section.

Route Map

route map

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  • Nepal Mountaineering Association
  • Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal
  • Nepal Tourism Board
  • Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation
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