Trip Duration
13 days
Start/End Point
Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Maximum Altitude
4,750m
Trip Difficulty
Moderate
Activity
Trekking
Best Season
Oct -Dec & March-May
Per Person US$

US$ 1190

Overview of Gokyo Valley Trekking

Gokyo Valley trek is one of the most popular, traditional, and outstanding treks in the Khumbu region of Nepal. This fascinating trek offers you a magnificent view of the mighty Himalayas including Mt Everest (8848m), Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and Makalu, and many more cultural and natural sightseeing sites.

Gokyo valley trek situated in the Everest region of Nepal is famous for its captivating view of the ice Lake of Gokyo, extravagant view of Kalapatter, and the flawless view of Mt Everest. Gokyo flourished with a snow-covered landscape, Ngozumpa Glacier- the largest in the Nepal Himalayas, cultural villages of Sherpa people, religious sites and old monuments of Buddhist culture, and the warm hospitality of the inhabitants.

Gokyo Valley Trek route

Gokyo Valley trek starts with an exotic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (3200m), one of the most adventurous airstrips around the world. We then ascend our trek into the Sherpa cultural villages all the way to Gokyo Valley. The trek is organized and the trekking trail is flourished with adventure, excitement, and the most beautiful natural landscape throughout the region.

Commencing this fascinating Gokyo Valley trek will leave you with a mesmeric experience of both cultural and natural sightseeing around the high Himalayas of Nepal.

Gokyo Valley Trekking Itinerary

Welcome to Kathmandu valley (1360m). Upon your arrival, we assist you from the international airport to our hotel. Enjoy the cultural programs for your welcome and dinner function. Rest overnight.

Car 30 min
Accommodation 3-star
Altitude 1,320 m/4,330 ft.

Today early in the morning we fly a scenic Mountain Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2810m). After a short rest, we start our Trek ascending all the way to Phakding (2,640 m). Rest overnight.

Flight 30 min + 2 hrs walk
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 2640m

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Today we trek for 4-5hours from Phakding all the way to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m). Namche Bazaar is also known as the Gateway town to Everest. Explore around and shop some of the essential lest for the trek. Rest overnight.

Walking 4-5 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 3,440 m/11,286 ft

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar (3,440 m). Explore the sightseeing and cultural sites around the village. Rest overnight.

Walking 3-4 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 3440m

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Today early in the morning after breakfast we ascend our trek from Namche Bazaar all the way to Dole (4200m/13779ft 5-6 hrs. Rest overnight.

Walking 6-7 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 4200m/13779ft 5-6 hrs

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Today we trek from Dole ascending the trail and walking for 5-6hours all the way to Machhermo (4,440 m). Rest overnight.

Walking 5-6 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 4440m/14435.ft

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Today is the most important day of our trek. We ascend our trekking trail trekking from Machhermo all the way to Gokyo (4,750 m). Enjoy the hospitality and evening dinner programs and rest overnight.

Walking 3-4 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 4750m/15583ft

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Today early in the morning our trek ascends to Gokyo- RI And then climbs Back to Gokyo (4,750 m). This is the highest point of the trek. Enjoy the classic view of Mt Everest and other mighty Himalayas of Nepal. Rest overnight.

Walking 3-4 hrs.
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 5,357 m (17,575 ft)

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Today our trek descends from Gokyo all the way to Phortse (3,860 m). Rest overnight.

Walking 4-5 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 3860m/12664ft

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Today our trek descends from Phortse walking for 5-6hours all the way to Namche (3,440 m). Enjoy the rest and hospitality of the Sherpa people and rest overnight.

Walking 6-7 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 3440m

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Today we trek for 5-6hours descending from Namche Bazaar all the way to Lukla (2,810 m). Rest overnight.

Walking 5-6hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 2,804 m/ 9,200 ft

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Today we fly a scenic flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu valley. Explore Leisure time in Kathmandu valley. Sightseeing the most beautiful sightseeing sites and world heritage sites around. Rest overnight.

Flight 30 min
Accommodation 3-star
Meals B
Altitude 1360m

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Car 20 min
Meals B D

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Includes/Excludes

What's Included

  • The airport picks up and drops off international and domestic.
  • Complete departure information, about Everest Valley trek, flight ticket, guide, altitude sickness, and reconfirmation and extend visa service (if necessary) and extra tour service before the trek starts.
  • 1 night 3-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu Only 15 kg luggage allowed. (10 kg Big bag & 5 kg hand bag)
  • All Gokyo Valley Trek flights from Kathmandu to Lukla & Kathmandu for members and involved staff.
  • Private transportation picks up and drops.
  • Nice clean mountain accommodation throughout the trek.
  •  Full board meals i.e. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner throughout the trek.
  • Twin-share lodge/tea house accommodation during the trek.
  • As per group size experience, government licensed holder trek guide, helpful & friendly porters (1 porter =2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff.(5 trekkers=1 assistant guide)
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers’ Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permits)
  • Sagarmatha National Park (Mt. Everest) trek permit fee.
  • Life Himalaya trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map, sleeping bag and down jackets
  • First Aid kits, oxi-meters for the staff and the groups.
  • Services coordination for emergency and rescue operations
  • Government taxes & office service charge
  • Achievement certificates

What's Excluded

  • Meals not quantified in the ‘Meal Inclusions’ in the itinerary’
  • Travel insurance (Compulsory for Gokyo Valley Trek)
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa charge.
  • All beverage and other personal expenses.
  • Snacks and other personal expenses
  • Hot shower during the trek.

Route Map

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Required Equipments for the Trip

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Group Discounted Price

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