Everest Gokyo Trek in Nepal

Sensational views of array of high snow capped mountains, dramatic landscapes, verdant high valleys, buddhist culture, warm-friendly hospitality of high landers, pristine lakes, breathtaking view points, in the heart of world's heritage 'Sagarmatha National Park'

Everest Gokyo trek in Nepal is an exceptional trek visits the high lush valleys of the Khumbu with occurrence to travel roughly rural civilization, monasteries and to instance the unbelievable kindness of the Sherpa society. Escapade starts with a scenic flight to Lukla. The well-liked Nepal Everest Gokyo trek is the goal which presents fascinating difference to the high Himalaya around Everest region. Gokyo Ri Trek guides to Phakding and aheads to the Sherpa capital at Namche Bazaar. You get closer to Mt. Everest. The Gokyo Lake trekking in Everest region is the most visited trek.

With time to get used to, earlier than fallowing the moderately trek to Gokyo and Khumjung village in the high valley and visiting the Buddhist monastery here. At Gokyo Morning hike to Gokyo Ri of Everest outstanding for the planet’s most dramatic views of snow capped mountains including the massive Gikyo Ri (5,357m) which offers all Mount Everest Himalayan outlooks.  Most liked Nepal Everest  Gokyo Ri Trekking offers  the views of Mt. Everest (8,848m) Mt. Lhotse (5,501m), Cho Oyu (8,153m), Mt. Pumori (7,165m), Gyachung, Cholatse, Taweche with hundreds of white peaks as well as the lakes. Gokyo Ri is only the trek where from you will be seeing full view of Everest rising higher than other mountains..

Thousands of peak and mountain from Everest Gokyo Ri Trek gives you the full satisfactions. Making way through lovely forests towards Pangboche & Thyangboche this Everest Gokyo trek highlights of the escapade, the outlook along the Gokyo trail throughout is marvelous, scene of snow capped chain of mountain ranges to all sides and many more thrilling fun and pleasure on the way. Gokyo Lake Trekking in Nepal well popular trek starts from Lukla and gets to the Gokyo Ri top crossing main Sherpa heart land Namche and arrives back to Lukla at the end.  

Our additional similar treks in the Everest region are: Everest Base camp Trekking- 14 Days / Everest Base Camp Luxury lodge trek-14 DaysGokyo Chola Pass Kala Patthar E.B.C Trek- 16 Days/ Short luxury Everest Helicopter flight trekking - 7 Days

Facts of the Gokyo Trek Route

Trip length: 10 Days trek
Grade: Moderate to Adventurous
Starts in: Kathmandu
Ends in: Kathmandu
Accommodation: Hotel, lodge
Transportation: Flights and private car
Maximum altitude: 5,357m at Gokyo Ri

Views on the Trek


Map of Trek Route

Everest Base Camp

Day to Day Detail itinerary- Click Here

Day 01: Kathmandu arrival and trekking preparations [1300m/4,264ft]

Whenever you finish managing visa inside Kathmandu airport please look for our airport representative with Adventure Discovery treks show board together your name listed on it. Then you will be transmitting to Kathmandu Hotel and Gokyo trekking briefing will be given. Stay Overnight at Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu- Lukla- Fakding [2,610m/8,561ft]: 4 hours walk

Right after breakfast at hotel you get transmit to domestic airport in Kathmandu to catch the flight to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft) where from our trek starts. The 35 minutes flight to Tenzing- Hillary airport Lukla is in dramatic landscape and surrounded by high mountains peaks. We meet our other porters in Lukla then we manage some arrangements, we begin our walk to Phakding for 4 hours then we stay at lodge.

Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar [3,440m/11,283ft] 6 hours walk

The Everest Gokyo Lake trek starts today crossing beautiful pine trees throughout the jungle the trek leads along the Dudh Koshi stream crossing many suspension bridges firstly we take look stunning Mt. Thamserku (6,618m). Passing Benkar, Chumoa, Manjo we arrive the check post at Jorsalle of Sagarmatha national park. After we cross the Jorsalle before arrive Namche the trail climbs through the jungle until we arrive at meeting point of the Dhudh koshi and Bhote Koshi Rivers. After ending steps for 1:30 hours we get first top view of Mt. Everest charming over the Lhotse and Nuptse edge. Afterwards we hike to Namche the main trading village of Sherpas, Stay overnight

Day 04: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar- around 4 hours hike

This is not rest day but the fixed acclimatization day means we take either hike to Thame/Khumjung or hike to Everest View Hotel to get used to for an another day. Physical situation professional advised us to stay energetic and moving throughout the acclimatization day too an alternative of being inactive. This Namche bazaar is the major center of the Everest area where we can found administration offices, ATMs, Internet, supermarkets, restaurants. On our a extra day in Namche you also gets a chance to explore Tourist Visitor center near to headquarter of the Everest national park where you can watch variety of things connected to the first Everest climbers, Sherpa’s civilization and study about the plants and creature’s life of Everest area. The hike to khumjung through Syangboche airstrip offers magnificent views of Himalayan range. At Khumjung we also explore Hillary school at the same time. Now we trek back to Namche. Stay overnight at same lodge.

Day 05: Namche to Dole. [4,200m/13776ft] 6 hours walk

As we start trip to Dole from namche the first part until Sagnasa leads easy and pretty flat. After we cross this town we meet the junction then we fallow left up trail to Dole. In the spring time thispart will be bright when all flowers bloom. Stay overnight at Dole.    

Day 06: Trek to Machhermo [4410m/14,465ft] 4-5 hours walk

From Dole, Our Everest Gokyo trekking goes up gradually along the side of the valley, rhododendron jungle giving way to scrub juniper as elevation increases regularly. The track ascends on a partically height trail for one hour to Lgabarma Kharka at 4,325 meter and additional an hour to Luza at 4,390m.  Finally dodging roughly a edge to increase the first outlooks of Machhermo village. Stay overnight.

Day 07: Machhermo  to Gokyo Valley[4,760m/15,613ft] 5-6 hours walk

Today we head for the holy lake at Gokyo fallowing the picturesque trail to Pangka (4,545m) and the we descends slightly fallowing one of the hostile fed stream which flow down the west of Ngozumba Glacier. After that ascend a vertical stony dispose into the gorge by the surface of the glacier crossing the first lake soon arrives the second lake. Crossing the path which heads across the glacier to the Cho-La (An additional rough path to Lobuche and further than to Everest Base camp) looming to the third lake known as Dhudh Pokgari and on it’s east coast is the summer residence of Gokyo at 4,760m height. On fot by the side of the lake, th epanirama is wonderful with the lake of Cho-oyu and Gyachung Kang mirrored in its bright green water.     

Day 08: Morning Hike to Gokyo Ri and Trek back to Machhermo[4410m and 6 hours walk]

Before breakfast we climb to Gikyo Ri (5,357m) which offers all Everest Himalayan views. Most liked Gokyo Ri presents the views of Mt. Everest (8,848m) Mt. Lhotse (5,501m), Cho Oyu (8,153m), Mt. Pumori (7,165m), Gyachung, Cholatse, Taweche with hundreds of white peaks as well as the lakes. As per the usual itinerary to Gokyo on the for a hike to Gokyo Ri, Then we trek down do Machhermo. Stay Overnight.

Day 09: Trek to Namche Bazaar [3440m/11283ft]

After breakfast we trek down to Namche crossing Dole today. As we start from along the side of valley, and arrives Dole first. fallowing the Forest we climb up to Mong danda and gentlt down to sansa and normal flat fallowing tunings to Namche. Stay over night at Namche.

Day 10 : Namche to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft)

The trail leads steeply down from Namche to Jorsalle through the pine trees and rocky land. After crossing suspension bridge of Dhud koshi we reach the Jorsalle check post to check out our permits and TIMS. By today the day will be warm and cozy. Crossing Manjoo village to fakding we break here for lunch and continue our trek to Lukla. The final walk close to lukla from Phakding is steep up. Overnight at Lukla

Day 11: Fly to Kathmandu

The Everest Gokyo Ri trek journey ends with flight to Kathmandu from Lukla. The early morning flight transmits us at Kathmandu airport. You can take rest and relax at the hotel. If you are interested to buy some gifts from Nepal to your friends explore the shops nearby hotel or make effort the main tourist hub Thamel where you find any desirable things. If you want to explore other places of Kathmandu please manage time for that today!

Day 12: Final Departure to your own destinations

Your Nepal Everest Gokyo Trek has come at the end today thereis nothing accept you can manage pictures. If you have few days left do let us know for some other trips. F not, we transfer you to Kathmandu airport for final departure.

Cost Includes & Excludes on:

Cost Includes on:
  • Entire Airport /Hotel transports
  • Two nights in Hotel [Depends on your interest] with Breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu Both way flight tickets (For Clients and Guides)
  • Best available lodges/tea houses during the trek.
  • All lodging and foods/meals during the trek
  • Farewell  dinner
  • Domestic flights and exit taxes
  • A trek leader- Well English speaking, experienced, Assistant trek guide (4 trekkers:1 assistant guide) and required Sherpa porters to carry the your bags (2 trekkers :1 porter) together with their payments, assurance, gears, foods and accommodations
  • Down Jackets, sleeping bags, Trekking map and Adventure Discovery t-shirts ( Sleeping bags and down jackets are returnable)
  • All necessary entrĂ©e fees permits and paper works ( Everest National park permits and TIMS)
  • Entire administration and Local taxes

Cost does not includes:

  • Nepal Visa Fees (you should bring accurate USD cash and two passport size pictures)
  • Personal expenses (Shopping, Laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, mineral water or boiled water, Phone calls, shower etc)
  • Your lunch and dinners in Kathmandu (This apply also early come back from trek then the fixed itinerary)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu due to early arrival or late departure, early come back from trek (due to any case) than the fixed itinerary
  • International fare/arrival taxes/departure taxes to and from Kathmandu
  • Trip and rescue insurance
  • Tips for guides and porters/ Donations