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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  • Options Available (Accommodation, Meals, Permit Fees, Ground Transportation, Government Tax, Guide, Airport Pick Up & Drop)

Gokyo Valley TrekkingGokyo Valley Trekking Highlights

  • 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 glaciers.
  • Ngozumba glacier is the largest glacier in Nepal.
  • The trails offer beautiful views of the Glacier, Sherpa culture, and Himalayan Lakes.
  • We offer groups to join for 2023 and 2024 for Gokyo valley/Lake trekking.

Gokyo Valley Trekking in Nutshell

Gokyo Valley trekking is located in the Sagarmatha National Park in the Khumbu region. It is also famous as a pristine glacial valley. The trek to Gokyo-RI has been classified as strenuous hiking in the Khumbu region that passes through the cliff trail and alpine meadows. During the trekking season, March, April, May, June, August, September, October, and November are the Best weather and climate for Gokyo Valley trekking. You can join with groups or solo females for 2023 and 2024. 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 trekked 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 with the enticing geography and allows you to explore the Gokyo peak Himalayan region. Gokyo –RI is right above Gokyo Lake. It is the best viewpoint for trekking. (5360M) The sublimity lies in the attractions that trekking in Gokyo Valley offers, the alpine cattle grazing meadows, the Himalayan scenarios of Gokyo valley, Sherpa communities, and the Buddhist cultural prosperities. However, Gokyo Valley trekking has an alternative destination of the Everest Base Camp. From the Gokyo-Ri, the 180-degree views of Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and Gokyo Peak, along with the Ngozumpa glacier, exhibit its entire youth and inspiring trekking peaks of Nepal.


The Gokyo valley trekking is primarily for your incredible 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 provides a Gokyo Valley trekking map in Kathmandu before your trekking starts. You can look at every bookshop around Thamel in Kathmandu. However, if you will have a trekking map with you, it will be more helpful.


Gokyo Lake Trekking Cost.

Gokyo Lake trekking is a very comfortable and adventurous trekking trail in Sagarmatha National Park. Similarly, if you are trekking solo and a small group to Gokyo valley, Boundless Adventure provides you chipper and reasonable cost and price. We provide domestic flight tickets from Kathmandu to Lukla and Kathmandu at the end of your trekking.


Gokyo Valley Trekking information.

Gokyo Valley Trek is a popular trek in the Solu-Khumbu region of Nepal. It offers breathtaking views of Mount Everest and other peaks of the Himalayas, as well as the opportunity to visit the Gokyo Lakes, a series of high-altitude freshwater lakes. The trek usually takes around 10 to 12 days from Kathmandu, starting from Lukla and passing through Namche Bazaar, Dole, Machhermo, Gokyo, and back. Along the way, trekkers will experience traditional Sherpa culture and hospitality and cross the challenging Cho La Pass. Going with a guide and proper gear is recommended, as the high altitude can cause health problems for some trekkers.


Gokyo Ri hiking at Gokyo Valley trekking.

Gokyo Ri is a famous day hiking destination near Mount Everest in the Solu-Khumbu region of Nepal. The hike offers stunning views of the Himalayan mountain range, including Mount Everest, Nuptshe, Lotshe, Amadablam, and Mt.Makalu, and is known for its turquoise blue glacial lakes. The typical route to Gokyo Ri starts from the village of Lukla, Namche Bazaar, and takes about 3-4 days to complete, with overnight stops in several Sherpa villages along the way. It is a moderate to challenging hike that requires a good level of physical fitness, but the views from the top are well worth the effort.


View from Gokyo-Ri at Gokyo Valley trekking.

Gokyo Ri is a peak located in the Khumbu region of Nepal, near Mount Everest, and its height is approximately 5,357 meters (17,576 feet) above sea level. From the summit of Gokyo Ri, one can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding peaks, including Mount Everest, Cho Oyu, and other high peaks of the Himalayas. The view from Gokyo Ri is considered one of the best in the region and is a popular destination for trekkers and mountaineers visiting the Gokyo-Ri from Gokyo Lake.

Itinerary Gokyo Valley Trekking Detail Itinerary

We have provided a thirteen-day itinerary for Gokyo Valley trekking from Picks up and drop off at the international airport. But you may change to a shorter itinerary according to your traveling holidays. Could you please let us know your advice.

Similarly, the Gokyo Valley Trekking starts from Kathmandu To Lukla and continues hiking to Gokyo valley vis Namche Bazaar, Machhermo, and Dole. You may hike up o Gokyo-Ri; it is the best viewpoint of the Gokyo Valley Trekking.

  • 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

  • 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 you 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.

  • 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

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

After trekking for over 5-6 hours on the stony trails, staying the day at Namche Bazaar is better. This place is also very beautiful. We can roam many places here. The rest day will also help us adapt ourselves at a high altitude where 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

  • 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 descends to the Dudh Koshi River at Phortse Thanga at an altitude of 3500 meters, from where we can see the marvelous view of Thamserku (6608m).

Phortse Thanga, View.
Phortse Thanga Photo

  • 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 views of green forest along with the glittering white mountains. Overnight in Guest House

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

  • 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, situated at 4750m.

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

  • 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 Gokyo peak. We have to climb for 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

  • 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 toward the Khumjung. It is the largest settlement of the Sherpa community, where we can encounter the traditions and customs of Sherpas. Sir Edmund Hilary establishes a high school. We also can see many monasteries over there. We stayed the night at Khumjung.

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

  • 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

 

  • 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 toward Lukla, which is one of the best towns in Nepal. On the way back to Lukla, we can see a much more beautiful view all over the way consisting of green mountains and sparkling white 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

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

We will take only a few minutes 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

  • Car Car
    15 minutes
  • Food Food
    Breakfast
  • Location Place
    Kathmandu
  • Altitude Altitude
    1380m

The final departure will be at Tribhuvan international airport. Wishing for a better another 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 included.

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