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Gokyo Valley Trek


Gokyo Valley Trek

Trip Highlights

  • High Altitude Glacial Lakes
  • Sherpa Community Villages
  • Best View of Everest and the other Himalayas
  • Five high Lakes of Gokyo region
  • Gokyo Ri and Sunset View

The Gokyo Valley Trek at Everest region of Nepal is a paradise of all the wilderness adventure activities. Gokyo Lake Trekking is one of the exhilarating Khumbu trekking. Nepal Hiking Himalaya ensures every bit of adventure and fun all the way in the trail of Gokyo Valley Trekking.

The route comprises the herds of Yak and the trail less explored. Sherpa Homeland route is the highlight of the trekking as the trekkers could witness the culture and adventure up in the Himalayan Mountains.


Gokyo Valley is the rich place as it consists of the amazing five lakes. It also has magnificent Himalayan view point Gokyo Ri. The usual trekking phenomena of mountain flight to Lukla. However, acclimatization is in Namche while continuing in this trekking as well. After the acclimatization, the Gokyo Valley Trek heads towards Gokyo Valley.

It passes by the village of Sherpa people Dole and Machhermo. The view of the freshwater glacial lake up in the mountains above the clouds is anybody’s wilderness adventure dream. It seems like the lakes in the lap of the Mahalangur Himalayan range is smiling back at the onlookers.

The lake on this trip is splendid as you can compare its beauty with the lakes which fall in Annapurna region trekking in Nepal.

Among five lakes two lakes can be seen in the initial phase of Gokyo Valley Trek while others near the accommodation. The view of the mountains and lakes from your room window worth every penny that you spent for the trip and it is the most amazing junction of your trip.

The pristine atmosphere, as well as the purity,  prevails in the lakes of Gokyo. The short hiking to the Gokyo Ri would provide you with the outstanding panoramic views of the mountains. Scenes of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Cho Yu, Thamserku, Nuptse in all the directions surrounds.

Capture the splendid memory of gorgeous lake. Carry the sweet pain in the body the victorious trekking soul Gokyo Valley Trek returns to Lukla for flight to Kathmandu.

Relish adventure and fairyland of Nepal. Book the Gokyo Valley Trek.

Outline Itinerary
Day 1 Arrival at Kathmandu
Day 2 Fly to Lukla from Kathmandu and trek to Phakding From Kathmandu
Day 3 Trek to Namche bazaar:
Day 4 Namche bazaar to Phortse village
Day 5 Phortse village to Macherma From Phortse village,
Day 6 acherma to Gokyo From Macherma,
Day 7 Rest day at Gokyo
Day 8 Gokyo to Dole From Gokyo
Day 9 Dole to Namche
Day 10 Namche bazaar to Lukla
Day 11 Lukla to Kathmandu and final departure Form Lukla

Detail Itinerary
Day 1
Arrival at Kathmandu

We will get off at the international airport of Nepal i.e. Tribhuvan international airport. There we may see many welcome to Nepal banner receiving us with their warm blessings. We will guide to the hotel by the representative of Nepal Hiking Himalaya. We will spend the day by exploring around the valley and spending the night at the nearest hotel.

Day 2
Fly to Lukla from Kathmandu and trek to Phakding From Kathmandu

We start the morning with the flight over to Lukla at the elevation of 2804m. On arrival at the airport, we will be guided by Nepal Hiking Himalaya towards the nearest hotel to have the lunch. Then we have to move on through the forest. We can meet Sherpa people living here. We have to walk for several hours to reach to Phakding from Lukla for about 2 hours.

Day 3
Trek to Namche bazaar:

After spending the night at Phakding, we have to walk forward to the Namche bazaar. We have to walk around 5 to 6 hours to reach to Namche bazaar. We can visit the beautiful Namche bazaar as this area is facilitated with every service. The night will be at the nearest lodges of Namche bazaar at the altitude of 3441m.

Day 4
Namche bazaar to Phortse village

After having the breakfast at Namche bazaar, we have to trek above to the high hills enjoying the panoramic view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Amadablam and many more. Throughout the way, we can see many animals like peasants, musk deer, and many yaks. The Phortse village is situated at the altitude of 3810m. We have to trek around 5 to 6 hours. We spend the night at Phortse village.

Day 5
Phortse village to Macherma From Phortse village,

we continue our way following the main trail. We have to cross several suspensions bridges and springs. We can enjoy the surrounding area which is enriched with the pleasant and bravura scene. After walking for several hours, we can reach at Macherma at the elevation of 4470m. We stay the night at Macherma.

Day 6
acherma to Gokyo From Macherma,

we headed towards Pangka (4480m). After walking for around 5 to 6 hours, we can reach at Gokyo. After having the lunch, we can roam around to the Gokyo valley. Gokyo is situated at the height of 4800m from where we can see the panoramic view of all around the valley. We stay the night at nearest hotel.

Day 7
Rest day at Gokyo

The day can be used to adapt ourselves to the nature. From Gokyo, we can climb to Gokyo Ri at the height of 5357m. After hiking for several hours we can reach at the fifth lakes of Gokyo. From the northern part of the fifth lake, we can have a fantastic view to Cho Oyu and Nguzumpa. We have to be back to Gokyo at the end of the day and have to spend the night at lodges.

Day 8
Gokyo to Dole From Gokyo

we have to trek around 3 to 4 hours to reach at Dole. The way back is easier than ever. Throughout the way we can see beautiful mountains along with the beautiful creation of nature like stream and grassy land. We have to move gradually to reach to Dole. We spend the night at one of the lodge of Dole.

Day 9
Dole to Namche

The trek from dole to Namche is mostly downhill. We can see the presence of outstanding flowers and animals. Similarly, the waterfalls are also at their best. After walking for around 4 to 5 hours, we can reach at Namche. We can take a hot shower at Namche and spend the night relaxing at one of the lodges.

Day 10
Namche bazaar to Lukla

We have to follow the trail down to Dudh Koshi valley. We can have a fantastic last trek over to Lukla from Namche bazaar. We have to trek for about 7 to 8 hours where we can see many beautiful glimpses of natural mountains and vegetation. At Lukla, we are at the height of 2800m.

Day 11
Lukla to Kathmandu and final departure Form Lukla

we fly over to Kathmandu. We have to spend approximately one hour at plane. We will be at Kathmandu to have our lunch. During the flight, we can enjoy the beautiful sceneries of mountains throughout the way. After getting off from the plane, we can have a short visit to Kathmandu before our departure. Nepal Hiking Himalaya has organized a farewell program for your happy and cheerful journey.

What to expect

Trekking in Nepal requires immense physical fitness and desire to conquer the high passes. However, there are numerous trails in Nepal where you can trek easily. There are low altitude destinations from where you can get the spectacular mountain vistas. There is a vantage point in every hilltop. Nepal Hiking Himalaya has highly talented crew members. We have travel planners, correspondents, guides and translators. If you are stuck in the midst of anxiety and in search of best travel companion we can be the right solution.

Meals on the trekking trails will be according to the availability and altitude suitability. Our guides are selected after days of screening and interviews. Our major motto of conducting the trips is to surpass the guests’ expectations. Therefore, please feel free while travelling with us.

Here is the list of the things which you can expect while trekking or touring with us.

  • Expert Guidance
  • Highly Experienced Mountain Guides
  • Private Vehicles for transportation
  • Luxury Hotels for the accommodation
  • Healthy Meals during your stay in Nepal
  • The government authorized bills and checks
  • Genuine travel services
  • Customization of itinerary
  • Translators
  • Travel Planners
  • All logistics from arrival in Nepal until Departure
  • Competitive rates
  • Impeccable Hospitality & Quality Services

Whats included in this tour

Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.

  • • Airport Pick Up & Drop in private transportation
  • • Trip Briefing, Pre-preparation & Counseling
  • • Government Taxes & Office Service Fees
  • • All Permits & Entrance Fees
  • • Overnight Accommodation at Hotel (During Stay in City) Room & Breakfast basis
  • • Complimentary Welcome or Farewell Dinner/Lunch
  • • Accommodation in Teahouse/Lodge/Hotel as per availability during trip
  • • 3 Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) with Tea & Coffee during trip
  • • Experienced Government License Holder Trekking Guide and Local Porters
  • • Trekking Guide & Porter Salary
  • • Flight or transportation charge of Crew members if applicable
  • • Trekking Crew members’ Insurance
  • • Air and Ground Transportation to – from (Ktm – Destination – Ktm)
  • • Additional In-trip services (clerical and personal)
  • • First Aid Medicinal Kits
  • • Trekking Bags & Trekking Route Maps
  • • Trip Completion Certificate

Whats Exclude in this tour

Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.

  • • All Meals stated other than on Itinerary
  • • Personal Travel Insurance; You need to get mandatory insurance to travel to certain areas of Nepal
  • • International Flight and all transportations before meeting our representatives
  • • Nepal Visa and other government formalities not related to your trip
  • • All kinds of beverages including water
  • • Wifi Internet, Hot Showers and trunk calls during the trip
  • • Personal Equipments
  • • Personal Expenses and food items beyond stated on itinerary
  • • Tips & Gratuities for the Trip Crew members


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