Trip Duration
12 Days
Start/End Point
Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Maximum Altitude
5357 m
Trip Difficulty
Moderate
Activity
Yoga and Trekking
Best Season
Oct -Dec & March-May
Per Person US$

US$ 1690

Overview of Gokyo Yoga Trekking

Life Himalaya Trekking has been welcoming yoga enthusiasts to do yoga in the mountains of Nepal from the very beginning. The Gokyo yoga trek offers the combined adventure and experience of various activities. For instance, Trekking in the region of Everest and also the most astonishing trekking region on earth.

Culture, Tradition, and livelihood of the Sherpa people with the unique natural diversity of the world’s highest environment add more beauty to this Spiritual journey to Gokyo Trekking. Gokyo Yoga Trek will take you far from the monotonous life and noises of the city. Gokyo yoga Trek is an excellent way to free your mind, and purify your soul, and spirit in Mountains region of Nepal.

Yoga is the best practice to feel nature as well. But yoga is not only beneficial for our mind and spirit but it prevents soreness and keeps you healthy. We provide an experienced yoga guru for your guidance while trekking to Gokyo.

Gokyo yoga trekking is often chosen for being the less crowded area. The Gokyo trek route is one of the off-beaten routes in the Everest region. However, it presents you with the best things that the Everest region has to offer.

Gokyo Yoga Trekking Itinerary

Welcome to Kathmandu. Life Himalaya Representative will pick you up from the Tribhuvan International Airport and drop you to the respective hotel.

Car 15m
Accommodation 3*Hotel
Altitude (1,320 m/4,330 ft.

After breakfast, We will take a tour around the city of Temple. We will visit the sites that are listed in UNESCO world heritage. Pasupatinath, Bauddhanath, Soyembhunath, Kathmandu durbar square, etc.

Accommodation 3*Hotel
Meals B
Altitude 1,320 m/4,330 ft.)

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

Our journey to the Gokyo yoga trek initially begins with the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. After 35 minutes of flight, we will reach Lukla (Gateway to Everest).

And from here we start our trek, passing through the ancient village of sherpa people, and multiple suspension bridges. You’ll be welcomed by the big mani stones, and small monuments of Buddhism.  Phakding is our first night’s stay in the Everest Region.

 

Flight 35min/2-3 hr walking
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude (2,623 m/8,605 ft.

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

We will wake up early and do some yoga practices before breakfast. After yoga, We will have our breakfast and start our trek to the capital of Sherpa, Namche Bazar. Following the Dhudhkosi River and passing through the pine forest and several bridges including the Hilary suspension bridge.

On the way, we can see the waterfalls and an amazing introductory view of the mountains along the way. The route gradually ascends till Hilary bridge, but from there we have to take steps to reach the Namche. Along the way, if you want to you some meditation in the river or waterfalls you can.

 

Walking 5-6 hrs.
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 3,440 m/11,286 ft

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

Today is the rest day, acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar. But for the acclimatization purpose, we will take a short hike to Syangboche and Hilary museum.

But in the morning, we will do yoga and meditation in the hotel or in the viewpoint it depends upon you. Exploration around Namche is also the major activity of the day. From these viewpoints, you can see almost all the mountains of the Everest region.

 

Walking 2-3 hrs.
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 3,440 m/11,286 ft

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

It’s time to move further towards our main destination and for today Dole is our day destination. We start our trek after yoga and breakfast in Namche Bazar. Passing through the beautiful valleys, yak farms, with amazing scenery of Everest we will reach Dole.

The landscapes, and views of the mountains like Choyou, Lhotse, Mt. Everest, and many other snowcapped mountains are breathtaking.

 

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

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

We start our journey by climbing the valley, where the rhododendron forest stops and offers the smaller bushes of juniper as you ascend more.

After we walk through, Lhabarma kharka and Luza we will descend from a ridge to Macherma village. We got time in the afternoon to relax and prepare for tomorrow.

 

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

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

After some refreshments, yoga, and breakfast we will start our trek toward our main destination, Gokyo. Passing through the beautiful valleys, surrounded by the Himalayas of the Everest region, some small stops, and viewpoints. We will reach Gokyo.

Beautiful Landscapes, Yaks, small settlements, and picturesque views of the mountains are the major attraction of the day.

 

Walking 5-6 hrs.
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 4750m/15583ft

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

The sunrise view from the Gokyo RI is breathtaking. We will walk early morning to Gokyo Ri for the yoga and a great view of Mt.Everest. Especially the sunrise over the world’s highest mountain is mesmerizing.

After performing yoga practices, Meditation in Gokyo RI We will return back to Gokyo. In addition, Gokyo RI also offers the best view of the regions of Everest and Gokyo Lake.

Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 5,357 m (17,575 ft)

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

After breakfast and yoga, we will descend towards Phortse, walking through the middle of the mountains and valley we will reach Phortse ager 6-7 hours. Passing through the Phangan Machermo, Luza & Dole village, and exploring around the Ngozumba glacier we will descend down to Phortse for an overnight stay.

Walking 6-8 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude (3860m/12664ft)

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

From Phortse we will walk a Gradual winding path with a few short ups and downs until we reach towards Namche Bazaar. We pass through the several villages of Sherpa and monasteries we reach Namche.

Along the way, we can explore the culture and traditions of the Sherpa people. Furthermore, We also take a quick visit to monasteries along the way.

 

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

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

Today our journey to Gokyo lake is going to be end after reaching Lukla. After breakfast and yoga, we take a morning walk descending through the Hillary bridges, passing through Monjo, Phakding and Sherpa villages following a Dudhkosi river , we will finally reach to Lukla.

Walking 4-5hr
Accommodation lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 2,804 m/ 9,200 ft.

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

After this magnificent time in the Everest region. Today we are going to leave behind and carrying all the memories. We fly Lukla to Kathmandu in the early morning after breakfast.

Flight 35min
Accommodation 5*Hotel
Meals B D

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

A Free day in Kathmandu. You can explore the ancient market of Kathmandu and buy souvenirs for your friends and family. You can do whatever you want to do.

Accommodation 3*hotel
Meals B

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

A representative of Life Himalaya Trekking will drop you at the airport after successfully completing Gokyo Yoga Trekking.

Car 15min
Meals B

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

Includes/Excludes

What's Included

  • Airport pick up and drops international and domestic with private transport
  • Complete departure information, about the trek, flight ticket, guide, altitude sickness, and reconfirmation and extend visa service (if necessary) and extra tour service before the trek starts.
  • Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla for members and involved staffs & Luggage allowed only 10 kg big bag & 5 kg hand carry.
  • Best Lodge accommodation & full board meals throughout the trek.
  • As per group size experience, government license holder trek guide, helpful and friendly strong, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, transportation, accidental insurance for all staff.
  • Warm Down jacket and seasonal sleeping bag will be provided during the EBC trekking ( down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after the trip )
  • TIMS fee- Trekkers’ Information Management System (Please bring 3 passport-size photos for permits)
  • Sagarmatha National Park entry fee
  • Mt. Everest Community Development Fee
  • Life Himalaya trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt, and Everest base camp trekking map.
  • First Aid kits for the staff and the groups including Oximeter to check pulse and heartbeat in high altitude
  • Water drop purifier for safe drinking water
  • Services coordination for emergency and rescue operations
  • All Government taxes &  service charges
  • Farewell Dinner in a reputed traditional Nepali cultural restaurant.
  • Achievement Certificate.

What's Excluded

  • Travel insurance which covers 6000,m emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
  • Kathmandu hotel.
  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa charge.
  • All beverages and others personal expenses.
  • Snacks and other personal expenses.
  • Battery charge, hot showers, internet & international phone calls.
  • Tips for Guide, Porter and Drivers.
  • Service not mentioned above.

Gokyo Yoga Trekking - Essential Information

Every Day of Gokyo yoga Trek begins with pranayama, asana, and meditation activities along with the breakfast that is prepared by the local sherpas. Entering the world’s highest national park listed on the UNSECO world heritage site and feel the power of nature. The combination of Yoga, trekking, and the environment of a heritage site is a lifetime experience.

Gokyo Yoga Trekking Route

Gokyo Trekking initially begins from the Lukla, also known as the gateway for the Everest region or Sherpa kingdom. After a few days of ascending towards our main destination, the Gokyo lake. We pass through the ancient villages of the Sherpa People by analyzing the natural and cultural aspects of the region. Inhaling the fresh air and capturing the magnificence of the surroundings we reach the Gokyo valley on the 8th day including your arrival day.

Gokyo welcomes you with the beautiful view of the valley and the astonishing 360-degree views of the mountains along with the Glaciers. The aquamarine-colored water is really a noticeable attraction of the Gokyo Yoga Trek. You’ll get a mesmerizing view of the panoramic view of the mountains and amazing Gokyo valley with the glacier when reaching to the top of the Gokyo Ri(5360).

This top will also offer you a picturesque view of Mt. Everest (8848 m), Mt. Cho-Oyu (8188 m), Lhotse (8,516 m), Cholatse (6440 m), and so on. Especially, the sunrise over them is something different from the world in the morning. You can not limit the feeling of happiness being at the top of the Gokyo RI.

Gokyo Yoga itinerary begins from sightseeing around Kathmandu. In the early morning, we will fly for Lukla, Trekking starting point and ending as well. Then we will follow the Dudh Kosi river and ascend towards Namche passing through the suspension bridges, Jungles, Villages of Sherpa and different small monasteries along the way. The mani stones on the way are the noticeable attraction till Namche.

Every day begins with Yoga in the morning and breakfast. From there we will pass through the different mountain valleys and observing the Mountains of the Everest region. After Namche, you’ll get an inductory view of almost mountains in the Everest region.

After reaching Gokyo, We will descend back through the Machhermo, Phortse village and finally trip ends in Lukla. From Lukla, we take a flight to Kathmandu. And having a free day in Kathmandu. The next day is a farewell day.

Required Equipments for the Trip

Different types of equipments are required to fully enjoy your trip in Nepal. The required equipment may depend on the trip type, weather conditions, season and the maximum altitude of the trip.

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