Gokyo valley trekking - Gokyo trek - Gokyo lake trekking - Gokyo Ri trekking

Gokyo TrekkingGokyo valley trek is popular trekking routes in Everest region. After climbed the Mount Everest 29th May 1953 by sir Edmund Hilary and Tenzing Norgey , Gokyo trek is become more popular like Mount Everest base camp trek. Gokyo Ri trek offers spectacular Himalayan views , lush valleys , beautiful landscape, fabulous gokyo lake which can do with in two weeks. Gokyo Lake trek lead alternative to the traditional trek to Everest base camp The view of the tremendous ice ridge between Cho Oyu and Gyachung Kang is one of the most dramatic panoramas in the Khumbu so it can be the most interesting Nepal Himalaya hiking and best trek for your whole lifetime. The traditional Sherpa culture and custom intact with Tibetan society which was brought four centuries ago from Tibet will be give you happiness and satisfaction on this way of trekking trail. You can include Everest Base Camp trek at this trip for good acclimatization and stand point of views.

fter a thirty five minute flight from Kathmandu landing at Luklas tiny airstrip, the adventure really begins. We spend the next few days trekking and interacting amongst the mountain people also known as Sherpas, we stay at local lodges and trek into the heartland of their villages. Everything is organized in conjunction with local Sherpa guides. Along the trek we will pass Buddhist monasteries with the views of Everest and other snow towering mountains getting closer by the day. We will have rest days in the villages of Namche bazaar that will allow us to explore the region and acclimatize, which is very important. After trekking to Gokyo Ri (5483 meters), we return at a leisurely pace back to Namche and Lukla for our flight back to Kathmandu. We Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange the Lukla Gokyo trekking according to holiday schedule and wish with life time experiences in Nepal Himalayas.

Trip Fact Box

Trekking duration: 16 days

Starting from: flight from Kathmandu to Lukla

Ending at: Lukla by flight back to Kathmandu.

Grade: Moderate

Highest access of the trek: Gokyo Ri 5350m

Culture: Tibetan Sherpa culture

Mode of trekking tour: Teahouse (Lodge)or camping trek

Himalayan sights: Mt. Everest, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt.Makalu ,Amadablam, Thamserkhu, Nuptse, Lotse etc.

Splendid breathtaking place: Trek in the Everest region,Gokyo lake and touch the Mount Everest.

Gokyo Trekking Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Katmandu (1334m), transfer Hotel, Gokyo trekking briefing with officially arrangements.overnight at kathmandu.
Day 02: After breakfast,kathmandu by Flight to Lukla, approximately 35 minutes flight & trek to Phakding (2630m) Walk approximately 2-3 hours.
Day 03: Phakding trek to Namche Bazar (3440m).Walk approximately 5-6 hours.
Day 04: Namche Bazaar Rest or acclimatization day. During this day you can hike to Thame Monastery or Everest view hotel for superb Himalayan views including Everest,Lhotse,Nuptse,Amadablam, Thamserku, Kantega, Kusum khangaru,Khumbila,Tawache peak,Cholaste, Kongde etc.overnight at Namche Bazaar.
Day 05: Namche Bazzar tek to Khumjung (3810m) via Everest view Hotel. Walk approximately 2-3 hours.
Day 06: Khumjung trek to Dole(4000m)Walk approximately 5-6 hours.
Day 07: Dole trek to Machhermo (4410m) Walk approximately 4-5 hours.
Day 08: Machhermo trek to Gokyo Lake(4750m)Walk approximately 4-5 hours.
Day 09: Early in the morning hike up to Gokyo Ri 5350m for superb Himalayan scenery including Mt. Everest( 8848m) , Mt.Lhotse, (8516n) Mt. Makalu(8463m), Mt.Pumori (7161m),Mt.Mt.Cho Oyu (8201m), Mt.Amadablam (6856m), Mt. Thamserku ( 6723m) , Mt. Kantega (6979m), Mt. Kusum Khangaru ( 6367m) , Mt.Kongde (6011m), Mt. Tawache peak ( 6367 m) , Mt. Cholaste (6335m), back to Gokyo lake, breakfast at Gokyo lake , continue trek to Na 4150m. overnight at Na. Walk approximately 4-5 hours.
Day 10: Na trek to Phortse village. (3820m)Walk approximately 5-6 hours.
Day 11: Phortse village trek to Tyangboche (3880m)Walk approximately 4-5 hours.
Day 12: Tyangboche trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)Walk approximately 4-5 hours.
Day 13: Namche bazaar trek to Lukla (28300m)Walk approximately 6-7 hours.
Day 14: Lukla by flight back to Kathmandu. Approximately 35 minutes from Lukla to kathmandu. overnight at hotel.
Day 15: After breakfast, our tour guide will take to for historical monuments sightseing in kathmandu valley such as Bhaktapur, Pasupatinath, Boudhhanath, Kathmandu durbar square and Monkey temple(swyambhunath) and in the evening farewell dinner in Restaurant, overnight at kathmandu in Hotel.
Day 16: After breakfast, Relaxing/shopping with own activities than drop to Kathmandu Tribhuvan international airport for onward journey

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