Gokyo Valley Trekking

Gokyo Valley Trekking

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Duration Duration
13 Days
Start and End Point Start/End Point
Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Best Seasons Best Seasons
Mar-Jun, Sep-Dec
Trip Grade Trip Grade
Moderate
Nature of Trip Nature of Trip
Trekking
Meals Meals
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Flight Transportation
Flight
Maximum Altitude Max. Altitude
5360m
Accommodation Accommodation
Hotel and Lodge
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Gokyo Valley Trekking Highlights of Gokyo Valley Trekking

  • Gokyo-RI is the highest viewpoint of trekking.
  • It is considered an alternative trek to the Everest Base Camp.
  • Gokyo trekking is hiking through the Dudh Pokhari and Ngozumba glacier.
  • Ngozumba glacier is the largest glacier in Nepal.
  • The trails offer wonderful views of the Glacier, Sherpa culture, and Himalayan Lakes.
  • We have offers for group join for 2021 and 2022 for Gokyo valley/Lake trekking.

Overview of Gokyo Valley Trekking

Gokyo Valley trekking is located in the Sagarmatha National Park in the Khumbu region. also popular as a pristine glacial valley. The trek to Gokyo-RI has been classified as the strenuous hiking in the Khumbu region that passes through the cliff trail and alpine meadows. During the trekking season in March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November are the Best weather and climate for Gokyo Valley trekking. You can join with groups or solo females for 2020 and 2021 and Share a Sherpa guide and Gokyo Valley trekking permits, Gokyo Valley trekking cost, the price, and Gokyo Valley trekking Itinerary at any time. Let us know for more information about Gokyo Valley trekking.


After landing at the Lukla airstrip, Gokyo Valley trekking heads through the magnificent landscape of Phakding and Namche Bazaar. The fascinating forest of the highest located national park in the world increases After it heads to the Dole and Machhermo via Everest viewpoint and Khumjung village, it becomes far-fetched incredible with the enticing geography and you to explore the Gokyo peak Himalayan region. Gokyo –RI is right above Gokyo Lake. It is the best viewpoint of trekking. (5360M) The sublimity lies in the attractions that the trekking in Gokyo Valley offers, the alpine cattle grazing meadows, Himalayan scenarios of Gokyo valley, Sherpa communities, and the Buddhist cultural prosperities. However, Gokyo Valley trekking has the alternative destination of the Everest Base Camp. From the Gokyo-Ri the 180-degree views of Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Gokyo Peak along with the Ngozumba glacier exhibit its full youth and inspiring trekking peaks of Nepal.


The Gokyo valley trekking is especially for your awesome trip to the Khumbu region. The itinerary of Gokyo Valley trekking is designed by our decades of trekking experiences and the Gokyo valley trekking route map.

Gokyo Valley trekking Map

Boundless Adventure always provides you Gokyo Valley trekking map in Kathmandu before your trekking starting. You can look at every book shop around Thamel in Kathmandu.

Itinerary Gokyo Valley Trekking Itinerary

01

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuvan international airport

  • Car Car
    15 m
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Kathmandu
  • Altitude Altitude
    1380m

When you arrive at TIA, a representative of boundless adventure will be there to welcome you. After receiving the heartwarming welcome from the representative, we can proceed towards the Hotel. The night we will spend at the hotel discussing the trekking and preparing for the trekking. The hotel will offer us a delicious dinner.

Note: Local Sim cards and money exchanges are available at the airport.

Kathmandu Airport
Kathmandu, Airport

02

Day 02: Flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding

  • Flight Flight
    45m
  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    3
  • Food Food
    L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Phakding
  • Altitude Altitude
    2,850 m

After having breakfast, we will escort towards the airport as we have to fly over to Lukla for around 45 minutes. After boarding

Everest Lukla airport
Lukla airport of Everest trek

the flight at the height of 2800m, our gateway towards our destination resumes. We have to walk until we reach Phakding. We spend the night at the nearest lodges in that area.

 

03

Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    5
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Tea houses.
  • Location Place
    Namche Bazaar
  • Altitude Altitude
    3440 m

We have to continue our way to the pine forests along with the Dudh Koshi River. After walking for several hours we can enter the Sagarmatha National Park. Continuing our journey we can reach Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar offers us magnificent and wonderful views. We stay the night at Namche Bazaar at an altitude of 3440 m above sea level.

Namche Bazaar
Namche Bazaar in Everest

04

Day 04: Acclimatizing day

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    4
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Guest House
  • Location Place
    Namche
  • Altitude Altitude
    3440 m

After having trekking of over 5-6 hours in the stony trails, it is better to stay the day at Namche Bazaar. This place is also very beautiful. We can roam many places here. The rest day will also help us to adapt ourselves at a high altitude where the presence of oxygen is generally low. This place is well facilitated with government offices, ATMs, Internet cafes, shops, restaurants, and many other things. We can also visit the Sherpa community there.

First view of Everest
The View of Everest Trekking

 

 

05

Day 05: Trek to Phortse Thanga

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    6
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Tea house
  • Location Place
    Phortse Thanga
  • Altitude Altitude
    3650m

We have to walk early in the morning from Namche Bazaar. After walking for a while we can see a large image of Buddha engraved on the stone. The trek continues to Khumjung and then descended to the Dudh Koshi River at Phortse Thanga at the altitude of 3500meters from where we can see the marvelous view of Thamserku (6608m).

Phortse Thanga, View.
Phortse Thanga Photo

06

Day 06: Phortse Thanga to Macherma

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    5
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Guest House
  • Location Place
    Machermo
  • Altitude Altitude
    4470m

The journey continues towards the Macherma at the height of 4410m. So, it will be a better short trek to avoid the altitude sickness that may come further in the way. The way goes through the middle of the forests viewing some spectacular view of green forest along with the white glittering mountains. Overnight in Guest House

Machhermo village, in Gokyo trek
Machhermo village, in Gokyo treks

07

Day 07: Trek to Gokyo Valley

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    3
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Gokyo
  • Altitude Altitude
    5000m

After spending the night at Macherma, we should start the next day trekking early in the morning. We can view an outstanding view down the valley to the Kengtang and up towards Cho Oyu. On the way, we can see a few lakes. Continuing the way down to the trail finally leads us towards Gokyo which is situated at the height of 4750m.

Gokyo-Lake-Trekking
Gokyo-Lake-Trekking-in-Everest

08

Day 08: Gokyo -Ri and back to Dole

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    5
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Guest House
  • Location Place
    Dole
  • Altitude Altitude
    4200 m

Early in the morning, we can make an excursion to the Gokyo peak. We have to climb over an hour with the traditional prayer flags of the Sherpa community. From the top, we can view a marvelous view of the highest peaks like Cho Oyu (8153m), Gyachung Kang (7922m), Everest(8848m), Lhotse(8,501m), and many more. On the way back, we can view a splendid view of Gokyo Lake. We will trek down to Dole later in the day.

Gokyo-Ri Trekking Photo
Gokyo-Ri Trekking Image

09

Day 09: Dole to Khumjung

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    5
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Guest House
  • Location Place
    Khumjung
  • Altitude Altitude
    3790m

After having breakfast at Dole, we will head towards the Khumjung. It is the largest settlement of the Sherpa community where we can encounter the traditions and customs of Sherpas. There is a high school established by Sir Edmund Hilary. We also can see many monasteries over there. We stay the night at Khumjung.

Skull of Yeti in Khumjung Everest
Skull of Yeti in Khumjung Everest

10

Day 10: Khumjung to Phakding

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    5
  • Food Food
    D, B
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Phakding
  • Altitude Altitude
    2610m

We should continue our journey downhill following the main trails. The trail drops down to the Namche Bazaar. We should waste a lot of time here and should have to move on. On the way to the same route, we may take our Lunch. After having Lunch at Jorsale, we have to move towards Phakding.

Phakding Village
Phakding Village in Everest

 

11

Day 11: Phakding to Lukla

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    3
  • Food Food
    L, D, B
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Lukla
  • Altitude Altitude
    2800m

The route down to the Phakding leads us towards Lukla, which is one of the best towns in Nepal. On the way back to Lukla, we can see a much beautiful view all over the way consisting of green mountains and white sparkling mountains. The day ends up with the trekking route to Lukla. We can stay overnight at Lukla.

Lukla airport of Everest trek
Lukla airport of Everest trek

12

Day 12: Lukla to Kathmandu

  • Flight Flight
    45m
  • Food Food
    B
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Kathmandu
  • Altitude Altitude
    1380M

It will take only a few minutes for us to fly back to Kathmandu. During the flight, we can view the panoramic view of different mountains from a bird’s eye prospects. It will be an easy landing in Kathmandu so we can spend the day visiting the cultural heritage of Kathmandu.

Hotel in Kathmandu
Hotel in Kathmandu, Nepal

13

Day 13: Departure

  • Car Car
  • Food Food
    B
  • Location Place
    Kathmandu
  • Altitude Altitude
    1380m

The final departure will be at Tribhuvan international airport. Wishing for a better further journey, our magnificent journey ends here.

Airport of Kathmandu
Nepal Departure airport

Includes and Excludes Includes/Excludes

Cost Includes

  • Airport picks up and drops off by private car/van/bus.
  • Government licensed holder, experienced English-speaking Guide.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu according to Itinerary.
  • Your meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) in trekking
  • Accommodations during the trekking.
  • Kathmandu –Lukla –Kathmandu flight tickets for all of you.
  • Sagarmatha National Park permits.
  • TIMS permit.
  • Surface ground transfer by car
  • Government taxes.
  • Per person one trekking map.
  • Airport departure tax.
  • Sleeping Bag (Returnable)
  • Down Jacket (Returnable)
  • Duffel Bags

Cost Excludes

  • Your travel insurance.
  • Hard and soft drinks
  • Hot Shower
  • Tips and donations.
  • The rest of the expenses are not mentioned on Price Includes.

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