Gokyo trekking

Gokyo trekking

Gokyo trekking is one of the most exciting treks in Everest region. Everest Gokyo trek is known as a Gokyo valley trekking lies in Solukhumbu District, Province No. 1 to explore the beautiful Gokyo lake, Gokyo Ri , Everest base camp trek route, 4 above 8000 m mountains, and 17 trekking peaks in Everest region. Gokyo lake trekking offer awe-inspiring views of the turquoise Gokyo Lake and Ngozumpa Glacier (Nepal longest Himalayan Glaciers ) below the sixth highest mountain in the world Cho Oyu in Nepal, at 36 kilometers (22 miles). Gokyo valley trek is considered moderate level trek in Nepal with varied trails and topography, make it suitable for both experienced and novice trekkers.

Nepal Gokyo trek is on a well trodden track all the way though this can be rocky and jagged in part. Gokyo trek package is walk all the way, although some of the hills can be precipitous and never-ending! Accommodation on the Gokyo  trek package is in comfortable lodges run by Sherpa families with central heating dining hall. Attached and common bathroom available entire the route  as well as hot shower is possible up to Gokyo lake.To avoid the freezing and success the trip need to check the Gokyo trek packing list before heading the  relevant. Gokyo trek itinerary will generate as per clients desire but 12 days Gokyo trekking is most appropriate for the adventure seekers.

Everest Gokyo trek distance 98 km / 61 miles from Lukla Hiallary Airport .Trek to Gokyo Valley is a humorous hiking in Nepal with on a rugged trail and  constantly surrounded by the Everest Alpine sceneries. This impressive high altitude treks in Everest region as well as perfect for those wishing to avoid the crowds  and  still put on stunning views of  whole Everest trekking trails. Gokyo trek route know as Off the Beaten path in the Everest region hiking through Sagarmtha National park doable without Himalayan high passes.The Gokyo trek is one of the most spectacular treks in the Everest region of Nepal. Gokyo package trekking offer breathtaking landscapes, charming Sherpa villages, and to the turquoise Gokyo Lakes, situated at the foot of some of the highest peaks in the world

since the Everest trekking trail has been opened in 1976, Gokyo lake trekking  is become more popular for trekkers as it has beautiful valley, lake and great Himalayan views of Mount Everest 8848m , Mount Lhotse 8516m,  Mount Makalu 8463m, Mount Cho Oyu 8201m. Gokyo valley hiking trip  fit for all age group trekkers and doable around the year. Autumn and spring season are best time trek in Gokyo valley but doable around the year as per trekkers holiday schedule. Gokyo Ri 5360 m is the highest and best view point center of this trekking. Everest region trekking has been opened in 1950 s while sir Edmund Hilary and Tenzing Norgey sherpa start up climbing the Mt. Everest than  Gokyo lake trek route become more popular.

Gokyo valley hiking is thrilling adventure  trekking in Everest and provide an amazing lifetime experience hike through the Ngozumpa Glacier and  an eye-catching sunrise and sunset view of Mt. Everest from Gokyo Ri 5360 m. Gokyo valley package trek is such as of the beaten path  treks in Everest region that lead you most thrilling adventure trekking comparable Everest base camp trekking route. Giant Mt. Everest is visible in a sloppy position even though the rest of the places seen it as a pyramid. The fifth lake is another attraction of Gokyo valley trip.The Gokyo trekking duration can vary depending on various factors such as the chosen itinerary, trekking pace, acclimatization days, and individual preferences. 

Nepal Gokyo trekking cost is depend on group size but HJT Team arrange even individuel package trip . Gokyo lake trekking  map has more clear details for the trekkers. Gokyo trek difficulty level is moderate but good physical fitness is essential. professonal Nepal trekking guide is essential to reach the destination and secure journeys. Everest Gokyo trek cost range USD 1450 to USD 1775 per person depend on numbers of group size and length of packages as well as choice of the hotel accomodation .  since Everest trekking route has been opened in 1950s for tourist than Everest  Gokyo Ri trek become more popular trekking in Everest region.

Everest Gokyo valley hiking start from Lukla after a 35-minute mountain flight from Kathmandu. Himalaya Journey Treks and expedition’s trekking guide will lead you until your adventure trekking up to  Gokyo Ri.  You will follow through mountain Sherpa valley  Lukla, phakding, Namche bazaar,  Dole,  Machharemo, Gokyo lake and finally reach the  Gokyo ri and fifth lake. You may feel breathtaking  Gokyo Ri and Gokyo fifth lake and  Glaciers. The next day HJT trekking guide will take to you Gokyo peak 5350m  highest destination of this treks.

Everest trekkkng map well described about relevant areas. Suggested all travelers  trek through government registered local Nepal trekking agents recomended by Lonely planet Nepal travel guide book for the secured journeys in Himalaya.  Accommodation on the Gokyo valley trek package has good facilities run by local sherpa people. Various type of the meals facilities available during the Gokyo Ri trek chose able from menu. The classic Gokyo trek distance approximately 40 to 50 miles (64 to 80 kilometers) round trip from Lukla and back. we have sepcial Gokyo peak trekking from USA, Europe, UK and Canada.

Gokyo trekking destination Major highlights

  • Incredible Himalayan panorama 4 above 8000m mountains-Mt Everest 8848 m, Mt Lhotse 8516 m, Mt Makalu 8463 m, Mt Cho Oyu 8201 m
  • Giant Mt. Everest is visible in a sloppy position even though the rest of the places seen it as a pyramid.
  • Amazing sunrise and  Sunset view of Mt. Everest   from Gokyo Ri (5360m)
  •  Impressive Gokyo Lake and explore the  Gokyo valley with sacred Five Lakes
  •  Trekking through Ngozumpa Glacier, the largest glacier in Nepal Himalaya
  •  Discover the high Himalayan zone with panoramic Himalayan views of Khumbu region  
  • Explore the Nepal longest Himalayan glacier Ngozumpa Glacier and five beautiful lake in Nepal.

Things to know before heading to the Everest Gokyo trek package

Trekkers should have to know at least following key points for success the for the Gokyo valley hiking trip . Get confused or instant trvael service call 977- 9851007829

Why Gokyo trekking is so special? 

Everest Gokyo trekking is a exciting adventure  through the valley of sparkling dazzling green lake and mesmerizing  Himalayan view of  sloppy Mount Everest 8848m, Mt. Lhotse 8516m, Mount Makalu 8463m, and Mt.  Cho Oyu 8201m from Gokyo Ri 5360m

Gokyo lake trekking is an alternative to the traditional Everest Base Camp trek route and experiencing the  Tibetan Sherpa cultures , beautiful Gokyo valley and hike to Nepal longest Ngozumpa glacier make Gokyo lake trekking is one of the most adventures trekking in Nepal .

The comprehensive Gokyo trekking Guide

Experienced Nepal trekking guide will concrete your dream in to the reality provided by the government registered local Nepal trekking companies. Leading the thousands of travelers trekking to Gokyo Ri  , Himalaya Journey Trekking will be your best Gokyo valley  trek guide for the incredible journeys.

Since Everest  trekking routes has been opened 1953, we Himalaya Journey Trekking organizing thousands of trekkers to  Gokyo Ri trekking  routes with our professional guide who lead the adventure trip package 45+ time  with our valued clients hence do your dream trip with expert !

Gokyo trekking trip difficulty level 

Gokyo trekking  difficulty level moderate  however  fit for both novice and experienced trekkers.  It means Gokyo  trek in Nepal suitable for juniors to seniors citizens.
Tally as best Nepal trekking operator for Gokyo  trekking tour , declared  Everest Gokyo trek with kids will be the best choice for family trekking in Nepal Himalayas. it means nothing is the difficulties of Gokyo valley trek while choose the 12 days Gokyo Ri trek package gradually ascend from Lukla Hilary airport

Nepal Gokyo lake  trekking for beginners also perfect choice but need to follow the guidelines for Gokyo valley  hiking trip from the local expert.  

Meals and Accommodation on Gokyo trekking routes 

Accommodation on Trekking in Gokyo valley  route has normal to Luxury hotels run by local people of Everest region . You will get enough  lodging facilities with attached and common bathrooms. Treks in Gokyo valley is perfect choice for the luxuries travelers as this route has luxuries accommodation like  5 Star  Everest view hotel  ,  Yeti mountain home , Himalaya hotel

Now days trekkers may join Luxury Gokyo  trek with 5 star level service with Himalaya Journey Trekking. Comparing the other trekking routes in Nepal , Nepal Gokyo valley package  trekking  has luxuries hotel from Lukla to Gokyo lake.

Verities of delicious available meals on  Gokyo  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.

Gokyo trekking itinerary

Gokyo valley trek itinerary designed by travelers choice and holiday schedule .  Itinerary for Gokyo  trekking  choose by your time frame. we have  12 days Everest Gokyo  trek itinerary  besides this plan we have tailor made trekking itinerary for whole Everest region trekking.

The best season for Gokyo trekking 

The best time  Gokyo valley trek from September to December in autumn season and  February to May in spring season however Gokyo lake trek doable all season it means winter and monsoon season too.

Winter Gokyo treks  doable as route has no high passes as well as you will have icy and crystal clear Himalayan views of whole Everest  trekking routes

Conclusion:  Trekking in Gokyo valley  for  all season is Himalaya Journey Trekking slogan it means Gokyo package trekking doable whole year as per travelers holiday schedule.

Last Minute booking for Gokyo trek package 

We do have Last minute booking service for Gokyo peak trekking but trekkers need to arrange the necessary documents ( color passport size photo and passport photocopy) before visit in Nepal for issue the  Gokyo trek permit and arrangement the hotel accommodation in Kathmandu. Last minute Mustang  trek booking means prior to book minimum one week before heading the Mustang region trek.

Gokyo trekking Cost 

Everest Gokyo trek cost is determined by the numbers of trekkers as well as private and group join basis trip. Also Gokyo valley hiking cost is depending on choice of service budget and luxuries. Budget Gokyo valley trekking cost start from USD1450 and Luxury Gokyo lake trekking cost USD 4550 per person. Trek to Gkyo valley 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 Gokyo trekking price belongs to the service, accommodation and local Nepal trekking agencies.

Hiring Guide service for Gokyo trek is budget options. Trekking guide cost for Gokyo lake trek 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 valley trekking cost depend on the trek length. Gokyo trekking cost for Indian passport holder is slightly cheaper because of the Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu flight fare for indian get in rupees.

Why Everest Gokyo trek 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 trek packages
  • Authorized local Nepal trekking agency recommended by Lonely planet travel guide book Nepal  and Rough guide book
  • 24/7 service and last minute Gokyo valley trek booking facilities
  • All exclusive Gokyo valley trekking package as requested by customer
  • Emphasis on quality service and guest take care for the 99.9% success of the Gokyo lake trekking package
  • Private and group join basis Gokyo lake trekking as per traveler’s choice
  • Flexibility for extend the trip as per traveler’s requirements
  • Providing hygienic meals and best accommodation during the  Gokyo trip package 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 trek package FAQ

How difficult is Gokyo valley  trekking?

This  is moderate challenging trek in Everest region. Good Physical is required for the trip. Gokyo Ri trekking gradually ascend  from middle level elevation from Lukla 2830m so trekkers continuation doable this trip without any difficulties.

When is the best time to do the Trekking in Gokyo ?

Autumn (From mid-September to November and Spring (March to May) are the best time to do  Gokyo  trek  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 valley trek doable with our professional team.

Packing list for the Gokyo lakes trek

The basic idea of the belongings that you need to take is to keep you warm, dry, protected from the sun, able to move comfortably in the Gokyo treks  and able to be comfortable in the evenings and at night. You need to bring good quality sleeping bag with your own or you may rent sleeping bag in Nepal or provided by your service provider

What about accommodations on the Gokyo valley trek ?

Now a days good facilities for accommodations  ( tea house / lodge) facilities entire the trip as well as all type of meals ( Nepalese, Indian, Tibetan, Chinese, American, European) choose able from menu.  Almost Gokyo trek route has common toilet / bath room but in major cities has attached bath rooms too.

Do you need trekking permit for this trip?

Yes, you need three different trekking permit for this trip – Sasgarmatha National park  permit, Trekkers information management system (TIMS) permit & Khumbu Pasang Lamu rural municipality entry permit which you may obtain local Nepal trekking agency.

Do you need trekking guide for Everest Gokyo  trek?

This is moderate strenuous treks in Everest region and Highly recommended at least use professional Nepal trekking guide that make your adventure trek to Gokyo valley  more enjoyable, safety  and memorable because of guide will lead your adventure journey without any difficult even heavy snowfall during the trek, know in details about local culture, Himalaya details , trekking path as well as take care of you. Who will take care / responsible if you are missing on the way so for your secure trip in Nepal Himalaya , guide is essential.

How to find the best and reliable Nepal trekking companies for Gokyo Lake hiking ?

It is hard to find the best and reliable Nepal trekking companies for  Everest Gokyo lake trekking tour 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 travel 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 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 trekking package briefing and official arrangement. overnight at Kathmandu

Day 02: After breakfast, Flight from Kathmandu /Manthali to Lukla (2,850m / 9,350ft) Trek to Phakding (2,650m / 8,562ft) Trek Distance 6.2km / 3.8miles ,walk approximately 3 hours

Day 03:  Phakding (2,650m /8,562ft ) trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m / 11,285ft) Trek Distance 7.4km / 4.6 miles walk approximately 4-5 hours

Day 04: Namche Bazaar acclimatization day.( During the day , you can hike to Thame for beautiful Himalayan views, wild animals and Tibetan Monastery , 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 , walk approximately 5-6 hours overnight at Namche Bazaar.

Day 05: Namche Bazaar (3,440m / 11,285ft) trek to Khumjung (3,840m /12,595 ft). Trek Distance 5 km / 3.8 miles walk approximately 3-4 hours

Day 06: Khumjung (3,840m /12,595 ft). trek to Dole (40,00m/13,120ft) Trek distance 7 km/ 4.3miles)walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 07: Dole (4,200m/13,270ft) trek to Machhermo (4,470m/14,450ft) Trek distance 7km/4.3miles walk approximately 4-5 hours

Day 08: Machhermo (4,470m/14,450ft) trek to Gokyo (4,790m/15,584ft) Trek distance 5.7km/3.5miles walk approximately 4-5 hours

Day 09: Early in the morning Himalaya Journey Trekking guide will take to you Gokyo Ri/Gokyo peak (5360m / 17,580 ft) 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 trek distance 1.5km/0.9miles back to Gokyo lake ,after lunch continue trek to Thangnak(4460m / 14,628 ft) walk approximately 4-5 hours Trek Distance 3.7km / 2.3 miles Walk approximately 4-5 hours

Day 10:  Na trek (4460m / 14,628 ft)  trek to Phortse village ( 3867m /12,683 ft) Trek distance 7 km/ 4.3 miles) Walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 11: Phortse village ( 3867m /12,683 ft)  trek to Tyangboche (3890m / 12,759 ft) Trek Distance 6 km / 3.7 miles Walk approximately 4-5 hours

Day 12: Tengboche (3890m/ 12,759 ft) trek to Namche (3,440m / 11,285ft) trek distance 9.2km / 5.7miles (3890m)walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 13: Namche Bazaar (3,440m / 11,285ft)  trek to Lukla (2,850m / 9,350ft) Trek Distance 13.5km / 8.3mile Walking 7/8 hours.

Day 14: After breakfast, Lukla Kathmandu flight or lukla Ramechhap flight, transfer to hotel. overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 15: After breakfast, HJT 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 etc and in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese Restaurant, overnight at kathmandu in Hotel.

Day 16: After breakfast, relaxing or shopping with own activities then Himalaya Journey Trekking  representative will drip to you Kathmandu International airport forward journeys or if  have time for Nepal will arrange  accordingly such as Chitwan jungle safari tour, Lumbini Pokhara Nagarkot tour , Rafting etc

Gokyo 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 $ 380)
  • Trekking guide both way flgiht ticket as mentioned in itinerary
  • Trekking porter /sherpa who will carry your bag pack during the trekking. ( two person get one trekking porters who will carry maximum 25-30 kg as per rule and regulation of Nepal workers Union )
  • 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 fee
  • Kathmandu domestic airport pick up & transfer to hotel as mentioned in itinerary 
  • Kathmandu valley city tour with guided trip 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 Trek package 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 trekking is one of the most exciting treks in Everest region. Nepal Gokyo trek is known as a Gokyo valley trekking to explore the beautiful Gokyo lake, Everest base camp hiking route, 4 above 8000 m mountains & 24 trekking peaks in Everest region. Nepal Gokyo trekking  is a moderate strenuous trekking in Everest  and required minimum two weeks holidays.

Trekking in Gokyo valley is not only popular for stunning Himalayan views except that travelersmay enjoy with Tibetan Sherpa culture, lush valleys, beautiful landscapes, ancient Tibetan monasteries, wild animals, and the warm hostility of Sherpa people. Since the Everest trekking trail has been open Gokyo treks is become more popular for trekkers as this  has beutiful valley, lake and great Himalayan views. Gokyo lake trekking fit for all age group trekkers and doable around the year. 

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