Gokyo lake trekking

Gokyo lake trekking

Gokyo lake trekking is one of the most famous treks in Everest region. Nepal Gokyo lake trek is known as a Gokyo Ri trekking lies in Solukhumbu District, Province No. 1, to explore  the splendid Himalayan vistas of Everest trekking trails and beautiful Gokyo valley. Gokyo trekking route is lies on Everest trekking destination . Gokyo lake hiking offer best mountains views of  4 above 8000m mountains including top of the world Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt. Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Makalu 8463m, Mt. Cho Oyu 8201 m and 22 snowy capped mountains of Everest Himalayan range. The Gokyo Valley Trek is one of the most stunning and less crowded trekking routes in the Everest region of Nepal. It offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas, serene lakes, and encounters with Sherpa culture

Gokyo lake trek difficulty level is moderate even though good physical fitness is essential. Trekking in Gokyo lake discover the largest Ngozumpa glaciers and beautiful Sherpa village .The main attraction of the Gokyo lake trek is five Gokyo lakes surrounding by high mountains of  Everest region trekking. Gokyo lake treks distance 97 kilometers from Lukla doable around the year.  Trek to Gokyo lake take trekkers core part of the Khumbu trekking route with amazing experience in Nepal Himalayas. since Everest trekking route has been opened in 1950 s than trekking in Gokyo valley become more popular trip destination for the adventure seekers and mountain lovers.

Gokyo trekking is less touristy trekking destination comparing the Everest base camp trek route to explore geolocigal diversity, hike through rugged trails , low altitude to alpine regon trekking in Nepal Himalayas. Nepal Gokyo Ri trek offer beautiful  Sherpa valley, Nepal longest Himalayan glaciers (Ngozumpa Glacier ) and  nomad valley.  Gokyo Lake is one of the beautiful lake in the Everest trekking destination  located at 4750 m and Gokyo Ri 5360 m is the highest point of this trekking for great visulize of slopy Mount Everest .. Best  time Trekking in Gokyo valley is spring and Autumn season  but we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange Gokyo treks with the customized trip as per trekkers wish and holiday schedule with lifetime Adventure in Nepal Himalaya.

Everest Gokyo lake trekking  required a minimum  two weeks holidays in Nepal but personalized trekking service available any time of the year. Gokyo lake trekking cost is depend on group size but HJT team arrange trip cost in best value of your money. Everest Gokyo lake trekking map has details trekking routes  information and easy to treks in Gokyo with route map. Himalaya Journey Trekking create Gokyo lake trek itinerary as below mentioned but trekkers may change or extend trip plan as per time frame.  It might be good idea to book with a reputable Nepal trekking agency that can provide a comprehensive package and ensure your safety and comfort throughout the journey.

Gokyo valley trekking commences at Lukla, after a 35-minute mountain flight from Kathmandu. While landed at Lukla Hillary airport, Himalaya Journey Treks and  Expedition’s professional trekking guide led Nepal Gokyo valley trekking through the Sherpa village Chaurikharka Phakding Namche bazaar Dole Machhermo Gokyo Tengboche and finally end at Lukla. Lukla Gokyo lake trek hiking through the Sagarmatha National park. Treks in Gokyo lake do not require previous trekking experience. Gokyo valley trekking has various options for additional exploration and high-altitude hiking, including the crossing of Cho La, a 5420m-high pass into Khumbu / Everest base camp trek trails .

Suggested all travelers  trek through government registered local Nepal trekking agency recomended by Lonely planet Nepal travel guide book for the secured journeys in Himalaya.  Mt. Everest trekking route opened in 1950s while sir Edmund Hilary and Tenzing Norgey Sherpa startup for Mt. Everest climbing then Gokyo trek package become more popular trekking in Nepal without high passes. Gokyo lake trekking cost range USD 1450 to USD 1875 which is depend on the numbers of groups and length of packages. we do have special Gokyo lake trek pacakge from USA, Europe, Australia and England. 

Gokyo lake trekking Major Highlights

  • The main attraction of Gokyo lake trek is five Gokyo lakes surrounding by high mountains of Nepal
  • Explore the of the beaten path trekking destination  compare the Everest base camp trekking route and  tranquility of Gokyo valley
  • You will have breathtaking mountains vistas of 4 above 8000m mountains from Gokyo Ri 5360m
  • Gokyo lake Hiking through largest Ngozumpa glaciers and beautiful shrepa village
  • Discover the beautiful gokyo lake ,Tibetan monasteries and Sherpa culture.

Things to Know before heding to the Everest Gokyo lake  trek 

Travelers should know the Everest Gokyo lake trekking  before visit in Nepal. For instant travel service call 977- 9851007829

Why Everest Gokyo valey trekking so special ?

Everest Gokyo valley  trek in the Himalayas is experiencing the best views of  4 above 8000 meters from different angles tallest mountain  Mt Everest (8848m), fourth highest Lhotse (8516m), fifth highest Makalu (8485m), sixth highest Cho-Oyu (8210m).

Everest Gokyo Ri trekking  is the ultimate trek for the adventure seekers  to reached the most beautiful 5 five lakes in Nepal .Trekking in Gokyo valley  is inspiring and challenging treks in Everest region hike through Nepal longest Ngozumpa Glacier consist of whole Everest Gokyo Everest base camp  trekking routes with splendid Himalayan views and explore the beautiful sherpa villages

Gokyo lake trek distance, Duration and Elevation

Everest Gokyo lake trekking distance 111km begins from Lukla Hilary airport .  Gokyo valley treks  hike through world heritage UNISCO site Sagarmatha National park established in 1976 via Phakding Namche Dole Machhermao Gokyo - Gokyo Ri Namche and Lukla.

The highest elevation of Everest Gokyo trek  5360 m from the sea level.

How difficult is the Everest Gokyo valley trekking ?

Gokyo lake tre difficulty level is moderate level  treks in Everet region world however numerous adventurer seekers prefer to Everest Gokyo valley hiking annually cause of the exclusive holidays in Nepal for  nature and mountains lovers.

Gokyo valley trekking fit for both novice and experienced trekkers but everage level physical fitness is essential.  The Gokyo Ri trekking  itineraries generate gradually ascend from low altitude to alpine region.

Meals and Accommodation on Everest Gokyo lakes trek 

Accommodation on Everest Gokyo lake treks route has basic  run by local people of Everest treks route . You will get enough  lodging facilities with attached and common bathrooms. 

Verities of delicious available on Everest three pass trekking trails run by local people . The professional chef will deliverer meals  on your request such as Nepalese , Tibetan, Indian, Chinese  American, European and continental.

Packing lists for Everest Gokyo trek package

Nepal Gokyo lake  trekking equipment is most important belongings to get the highest mountain base camp . without Everest Gokyo lake  trek packing list unable to reach the Gokyo Ri 5360m  so  trek equipment play vital role to reach the destination . Following are packing lists for Everest Gokyo valley trekking :

  • Trekking bag pack
  • Waterproof cover for a daypack
  • Water bottles or hydration bladder (i.e., CamelBak)
  • Sleeping bag rated to -18°C/ 0°F (available for rental if you’re trekking Everest Base Camp through Himalaya Journey Trekking)
  • Trekking poles
  • Trekking boots
  • Headlamp with extra batteries
  • Lightweight water filter or iodine water tablets (personal preference)
  • Hand warmers
  • Travel pillow or pillowcase
  • Stuff sacks for dirty clothes/shoes
  • Sleeping bag liner (optional) Moisture-wicking long-sleeve t-shirts (2)
  • Moisture-wicking short-sleeve t-shirt (1)
  • Heavy fleece or down jacket
  • Gortex or waterproof jacket with hood
  • Windbreaker
  • Rain poncho
  • Fleece pants
  • Trekking pants (2)
  • Hiking shorts (2)
  • Waterproof pants
  • Long underwear (2)
  • Underwear (10)
  • Light inner gloves/glove liners
  • Insulated wool or down mittens/gloves
  • Sunglasses
  • Broad-brimmed hat
  • Neck gaiter or bandana (for sun protection)
  • Wool hat or balaclava (should cover ears)

Itinerary for Everest Gokyo treks route  

Everest Gokyo trek itinerary is depend on trekkers choice . 12 days Everest Gokyo peak trekking plan is one of the suitable options for the adventure seekers   start from Lukla Hilary airport and end at Lukla but trekkers may extend their journey up to Phaplu than drive back to  Kathmandu also possible with added 4 days extra.

The best season for Everest Gokyo Ri trekking 

The best time for Everest Gokyo lake  trekking tour  in Autumn season ( September , October , November and middle of December ) and Spring season ( Middle of the February , March, April and half of the May) .

Apart the best season, possibly to do trekking in Gokyo lake  in winter season too but get frizzing  and 5360 meters  may cover by the snow moreover numerous adventure seekers done winter Everest Gokyo peak  trek successfully through Himalaya Journey Trekking

During the monsoon season also doable trekking to gokyo ri but weather almost foggy and misty. It may rare chance to see the clear mountain views every days like in best season . it might be difficult to catch the Kathmandu Lukla flight ticket on time due to the foggy and misty.

Everest Gokyo lake trekking Guide and safety Major

For the secured journeys, Guided Everest Gokyo lake treks is essential. Tally as a one of the moderate level trekking in Nepal might be wise to have government registered license holder Nepal trekking guide however safety is major issue for the rugged Himalayan trekking trails.

Since Everest  trekking routes has been opened in 1950s, we Himalaya Journey Trekking organizing thousands of trekkers to Everest  gokyo lakes  route with our professional guide who lead the adventure 40+  with our valued clients. It means need a professional Nepal trekking guide  for Gokyo trek in Nepal  to make your trip success , more enjoyable and remarkable.

Facilities of Last Minute booking for Everest High passes trek package

Always best to book the Everest Gokyo trek in advance  if unable then We do have Last minute booking service for Everest Gokyo peak trekking in Nepal but trekkers need to arrange the necessary documents ( color passport size photo and passport photocopy) before visit in Nepal for issue the Everest trekking  permits, Kathmandu Lukla flight ticket  and arrangement the hotel accommodation in Kathmandu. Last minute treks in gokyo trip booking means prior to book minimum one week before heading the Everest region trekking. Get trip quote instant call 977- 9851007829

Gokyo Lake trekking cost

Everest Gokyo lake trek cost is determined by the numbers of trekkers as well as private and group join basis trip. Also Gokyo Ri trekking cost is depending on choice of service budget and luxuries. Budget Gokyo lake trek cost start from USD1450 and Luxury Everest Gokyo valley trekking cost USD 4350 per person. Everest trekking route has various type of the hotel accommodation normal lodge trek to five star hotel lodgings such as Everest view hotel , Yeti mountain Home so Everest base camp trekking price belongs to the service, accommodation and local trekking companies .

Guide and porter hiring service for Everest Gokyo valley trek is budget options. Trekking guide cost for Mount Everest Gokyo valley trek cost USD 30 to 35 per day and Porter hiring service USD 25 to USD 28  but their insurance and local company service charge will be extra. Gokyo lake trekking cost for Indian passport holders are cheaper then foreign nationals because of Kathmandu Lukla Kathamndu flight ticket cost quote on Nepalese rupees for Indian citizens.

Why Everest Gokyo trek package with Himalaya Journey Trekking

  • Secured online booking and reservation system
  • Tailoring Gokyo lake trek Itinerary
  • 32 Years + Experienced and professional trekking, tour guide, drivers and staff entire the trip
  • No hidden cost for the Everest Gokyo Ri trekking packages
  • Authorized local Nepal trekking agencyrecommended by Lonely planet travel guide book Nepal  and Rough guide book
  • 24/7 service and last minute Everest Gokyo lake trek booking facilities
  • All exclusive Gokyo valley trek package as requested by customer
  • Emphasis on quality service and guest take care for the 100% success the Everest Gokyo lake trek package
  • Private and group join basis Gokyo lake trekking package  as per traveler’s holiday frame
  • Flexibility for extend the trip as per traveler’s requirements
  • Providing hygienic meals and best accommodation on the Lukla Gokyo lake trek as per requested by trekkers.
  • Instant Helicopter rescue service as per  trekkers’ requirement for Health conscious
  • Easy communication via (Email , WhatsApp, Viber , messenger , WeChat, Viber, Skype, Zoom) and phone 977- 9851007829  / 977-014983184
  • Advance booking system
 Gokyo lake trekking FAQ 

How difficult is Trekking in Gokyo lake ?

Treks in Gokyo lake  is moderate  trekking in Everest. Good Physical is required for the trip. Gokyo Lake trek  gradually ascend  from low level elevation from  Lukla 2830m so trekkers continuation doable this trip without any difficulties.

When is the best time to do the this trek   ?

Autumn (From mid-September to November and Spring (March to May) are the best time to do  trek in Gokyo lake   but we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange around the year as per your holiday frame .. June to August (monsoon) is the rainy months  and Himalayan views may not clear and trekking trails are slippery . Winter season (December – February) is too cold and temperature almost minus even though Gokyo lake treks  doable with our professional team

Trekking permit required for this trekking ?

Three different trekking permit required for Gokyo lake treks ( Sagarmatha National park permit, TIMS permit and Khumbu rural municipality permit ) then trekkers may treks to Everest trekking trails.

How many hours need to walk each day?

Minimum 5 hours need to walk each day but it is depend on the your speed but HJT team always suggest walk slow but continuation that make sense to reach the  destination . Gokyo trekking map has also clear vision one to next destination.  

Does Gokyo trekking has a well accommodation facilities  ?

Yes gokyo trekking trails has good facilities for tea house / lodge accommodation. Some time trekkers may sleep the dormitory or  dining hall due the maximum numbers trekkers encounter in same place. Mostly , HJT Team provide the private rooms in advance booking by telephone or by our sherpa runners .

Do you need trekking guide for this treks ?

Yes, You need to have professional Nepal trekking guide  because of explain about the mountains and local culture, no obstacle during the trekking even incase of snowfall in the trekking path,  good take care of you if incase of suffer by high altitude sickness. 

What about gokyo  cost?

Almost cost included in package Gokyo lake trek except the hot beverage, cold beverage, bar bills, telephone calls (trekkers should have to pay by their selves)  it means trekkers should have to extra USD 20 – USD 25 per day for all beverage etc.

How to find the best and reliable Nepal trekking companies for Everest Gokyo lake trekking?

It is hard to find the best and reliable Nepal trekking companies for  Everest Gokyo Lake  trekking  if you just surfing via google or internet so trekkers should know Nepal trekking company legal documents, service, reputation, either recommended in international travel guide book such as Lonely planet guide book, Rough guide book etc sometime free-lance trekking guide, operator or illegal Nepal trekking agency also show up their website and sale the trekking it means beware from illegal operation that make your holiday hazards.

Gokyo  lake trekking  itinerary:

Day 01: Upon arrival at Kathmandu International airport 1334m , you'll be greeted by the Nepal trekking agent's representative who will escort you to your hotel in Kathmandu. After short refreshment, Everest Gokyo lake  trek package briefing and official arrangement. overnight at Kathmandu

Day 02: Katmandu by flight to Lukla (2830m) fly approximately 35 minutes and trek to Phakding (2630m). walk approximately 2-3 hours

Day 03: Phakding trek to Namche Bazaar (3480m). walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 04: Namche Bazaar acclimatization day.( During the day , you can hike to Thame for beautiful Himalayan views, wild animals and Tibetan Monastery or hike to Everest view hotel for superb views of Mt. Everest( 8848m) , Mt.Lhotse, (8516n) Mt. Nuptse, (7855m), Mt.Amadablam (6856m), Mt. Thamserku ( 6723m) , Mt. Kantega (6979m), Mt. Kusum Khangaru ( 6367m) , Mt.Kongde (6011m), Mt. Tawache peak ( 6367 m) , Mt. Cholaste (6335m) ,island peak (6179m), Khumbila (God of Khumbu) 5761m etc , overnight at Namche Bazaar.

Day 05: Namche Bazaar trek to Dole (4000m)walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 06: Dole trek to Machhermo(4400m)walk approximately 4-5 hours

Day 07: Machhermo trek to Gokyo Lake (4750m)walk approximately 4-5 hours

Day 08: Gokyo lake early in the morning, Himalaya Journey Trekking guide will take to you Gokyo Ri/Gokyo peak (5545m) for superb Himalayan views including the Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Cho Oyu 8201m,Mt. Nuptse 7855m, Mt. Pumori 7161m, Mt. Amadablam 6856m, Mt. Thamserku 6723m, Mt. Kantega 6685m, Mt.Kusum Khagaru 6367m,Mt.Kongde 6011m,Mt.Twache peak 6367m, Mt. Cholaste 6335m etc ,back to Gokyo lake ,after lunch continue to Na(4850m)walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 09: Na trek to Phortse village ( 3865m)walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 10: Phortse vilage trek to Pangboche (4123m) walk approximately 4-5 hours

Day 11: Pangboche trek to Tyangboche (3890m)walk approximately 4-5 hours

Day 12: Tyangboche trek to Namche Bazaar walk approximately 5-6hours

Day 13: Namche Bazaar trek to Lukla walk approximately 6-7 hours

Day 14: Lukla to Kathmandu by flight . Lukla Kathmandu flight approximately 35 minutes

Day 15: After breakfast, our tour guide will take to for historical monuments sightseeing in kathmandu valley such as Boudhhanath: visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa than visit Pashupatinath: the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here you see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. Kathmandu durbar square: you will enjoy with different Hindus Temple , Goddes Kumari, legend of kathmadu valley and in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese Restaurant, overnight at kathmandu in Hotel .

Day 16: After breakfast, Relaxing/shopping with own activities , Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition's representative will drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward journeys or as you have time will arrange another package trip accordingly.

Gokyo lake trekking cost:

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Service includes:-

  • Airport pick up and transfer to hotel.
  • Three night accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis ( 3 star category hotel) on twin sharing as mentioned in itinerary
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Government license holder trekking Guide.
  • Domestic airport pick up and drop by private car/van/ Minibus / Bus to catch Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu Flight .
  • Kathmandu to Lukla /Lukla to Kathmandu both way flight ticket (both way flight cost per person $ 280)
  • Trekking guide both way flgiht ticket as mentioned in itinerary
  • Trekking porter /sherpa who will carry your bag pack during the trekking.(two person will get one trekking sherpa/ porter)
  • Three time meal during the trekking Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Desert /fruit after having diner as company provide
  • Trekker's Information Management system (TIMS)
  • Sagarmatha National park permit
  • khumbu pasang lamu rural municipality entry permit as mentioned in itinerary 
  • Kathmandu domestic airport pickup and transfer to hotel as mentioned in itinerary 
  • Kathmandu valley guided sightseeing tour as mentioned in itinerary
  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour with private vehicle as mentioned in itinerary
  • All program as mentioned in itinerary
  • Overland transportation
  • Trekking guide both way flight ticket
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff. ( Trekking guide,  and porters)
  • Guide and porter fares and taxes.Government Tax and office service charge.
  • Airport drop

Service Excludes:-

  • Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu stay
  • International flight ticket
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (duration 60 days from date of issue)- you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu.
  • Disembarkation Airport Tax in Nepal -  approx. US$ 24. al equipments
  • High risk medical insurance
  • Entrance fees while sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley.
  • Alcoholic beverage and telephone calls
  • Hot drinks, Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water
  • Nepal Visa Fee
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed
  • Purely personal nature expenses
  • Tipping /Tips(Tipping is Expected).

Gokyo lake trekking Equipments

  • Trekking Bag pack.
  • Trekking day bag.( Small handbag)
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Sports shoes or sandal.
  • Trekking stick.
  • Trekking Hat, cat
  • Trekking woollen cap.
  • Trekking jacket Gore tax/ flees jacket.
  • Pullover or warm sweeter.
  • Raincoat.
  • 4/5 pairs of good qualities shock .
  • Hand gloves.
  • 2/3 pairs of Trekking trousers
  • 3/4 pairs of Trekking shirts .
  • 3/4 pairs of Underwear
  • Eye glass
  • Water bottle.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Flash or Torch light.
  • Camera and batteries.
  • Sun cream.


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Useful Information:

Gokyo lake trekking is one of the most famous treks in Everest region. Nepal Gokyo lake trek is known as a Gokyo Ri trekking explore  the splendid Himalayan vistas of Everest trekking trails and beautiful Gokyo valley. Gokyo lake hiking offer best mountains views of  4 above 8000m mountains including top of the world Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt. Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Makalu 8463m, Mt. Cho Oyu 8201 and 22 snowy capped mountains of Everest Himalayan range.

Gokyo lake trek difficulty level is moderate but good physical fitness is essential. Trekking in Gokyo lake discover the largest Ngozumpa glaciers and beautiful Sherpa village .The main attraction of the Gokyo lake trek is five Gokyo lakes surrounding by high mountains of  Everest region trekking. Gokyo lake trek distance 97 kilometers from Lukla doable around the year.  Gokyo lake hiking take trekkers core part of the Khumbu trekking route with amazing experience in Nepal Himalayas. 

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