Gokyo Valley Trekking

Gokyo Valley Trekking - 14 days

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Gokyo trekking is one of the best and adventure trekking in Everest region in Nepal that is located on the east part of Nepal. From the Gokyo valley, the site offers more then 12-13 snow covered mountain with best views including Mount Everest as well.

Gokyo Valley Trekking starts from Lukla after 35 minutes’ flight from Kathmandu. The trail then follows Dudh Koshi River towards Namche Bazaar. After passing through Khumjung village and Phortse Tenga, we will finally reach to our final destination to Gokyo. From Gokyo peak you can have wonderful view of Ngozumpa glacier. This is the largest glacier in Nepal. From Gokyo Ri we can view Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Kanchenjunga and Cho Oyu and other lakes are in the area. Everything in this trek is organized in conjunction with local Sherpa guides. During the trek we will pass Buddhist monasteries with the views of Mount Everest and also other big and small mountains getting closer by the day. We will acclimatize in the villages of Namche bazaar that will allow us to explore the region. After trekking to Gokyo we return back to Namche and Lukla for our flight back to Kathmandu.

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Trip Itinerary

after your arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters) our representative at the airport will be welcoming you and from there you will be transferred to your accommodations.

on second day you will be invited for short pre-trip meeting. After the meeting is over you will be asked to prepare for sightseeing of Kathmandu valley. You will be taken to some of the few places famous inside the valley. Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, are the few major highlights of the sightseeing trip. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Included meals:Breakfast

on third day we will take an early morning flight to Lukla from where we will start our official trekking. We will trek around three hours from Lukla to reach Phakding. Our trek starts by descending down towards Dudh Koshi which ultimately leads to main trail of our journey to Namche Bazaar. Overnight in Phakding.

Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

we will be starting our trek to Namche Bazaar after having hearty breakfast. We will continue walking along the banks of Dudh Koshi River accompanied by different yet majestic scenery, suspension bridges and different flora and Fauna. After walking for approximately 5.5 hours we finally reach our destination for the day i.e Namche Bazaar technically a doorway to the world’s highest peak, Everest. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

The fifth day is separated in order to acclimatize and adjust to the environment. We can spend our day by visiting the museum, monastery and take photos of mountains covered with snow all over. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

As our trail passed we climb steeply out of valley passing through forest to reach Phorste Thanga. Our trail passes through Yak Kharkas and the beautiful view of Khumbi LA and Twache. The duration on this day’s trekking will be for five hours. Overnight in Phorse.

Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Our destination on this day is Machherma (4,470m). We will pass through valley to Kengtega to Cho Oyu and descend down to a river and again trail up to the Ngozumpz glacier. Overnight in Machhermo.

Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

We ascend on a hill and enjoy views of the Dudh Koshi valley and Kangtega, Thamserku and Cho-Oyu mountains. Beyond the ridge the valley widens as the trail passes through a Chorten and reaches Phangga. We descend to the river bank before climbing up to the terminal moraine of the Ngozamba Glacier on a steep trail. We pass through Longpongo, Raboche Tsho and Dudh Pokhari before reaching Gokyo. We explore Dudh Pokhari before calling it a night. Overnight in Gokyo. Overnight in Gokyo.

Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

On this particular day our trek will lead us to Gokyo Ri (5,483m). We will try to walk as faster as we can and spend more time there keeping in mind that we have to come back to Gokyo. There will be lots of stunning views of supper Gokyo valley, massive Ngozumpa glacier and panoramic view of whole Khumbu that includes Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho Oyu and Gychung Kang. We walk back to Gokyo to spend the night.

Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Following the trail we make our way to Dole (4,200m) after walking for almost 6 hrs. Overnight in Dole.

Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

We continue to walk through a typical Sherpa village of Khumjung to reach Namche Bazaar via Khumjung village. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Finally we return to Lukla where we started our trek where we will be staying overnight. Overnight in Lukla.

Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

We will take flight back to Kathmandu early in the morning. We can enjoy some last minute glimpse if the mountains from the flight. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Included meals:Breakfast Dinner

On the fourteenth day we will bid farewell and you will be dropped off at the airport by our representative to head back your country.

Included meals:Breakfast

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    • 3 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu( 3 star rated hotel) with breakfast
    • Airport pickups and drops.
    • All transportation in destination location
    • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
    • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
    • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
    • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
    • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
    • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
    • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trekking guide.
    • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
    • All Necessary Tims and Permit

Doesn't Include

    • Personal expenses
    • Excess bag charge
    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
    • Travel and rescue insurance


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