Trekking and Sightseeing
Max Elevation: 5,360m
Best Month: September-December/February-May
Group Size: 01 minimum – 10 Maximum
Duration: 12 days
Gokyo Valley Trek is one of most famous offbeat trekking experience in Everest Region. It is extra-ordinary and once in life time experience to explore the beauty of Khumbu region, exquisite glaciers including the Ngozumpa Glacier, the largest glacier in Nepal and second largest glacier in the world.
Gokyo Valley Trek is possible to conduct through the year but the best time to trek are the months from March to May and September to December.
Gokyo Valley Trek showcases the stunning view of most popular mountain like Cho-Oyu, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu. There are 19 Gokyo Lakes in the Gokyo valley and all of them are fresh water system.
Like other trekking in Everest region, Gokyo Valley Trek starts with the scenic mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. It is
Like most of the treks in Everest Region, the Gokyo Valley Trek also begins at Lukla after the short scenic flight from Kathmandu. This trek is especially designed to passionate walkers who have desires to see the Everest and its surrounding from the different perspective. This moderate trek in Everest Region also best suits to those trekkers who prefer relatively quiet trails with less fellow trekkers.
Day01: Arrival at Kathmandu (1,300m), Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to the hotel
Day02: Kathmandu – Lukla – Phakding (2,562m/8,700ft) – 30 minutes flight/ 3-4 hours trek
Day03: Phakding – Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,280ft) – 5/6 hours trek
Day04: Namche Bazaar – Dole (4,116m/13,152ft) – 5/6 hours trek
Day05: Dole – Machhermo (4,470m/14,663ft) – 4/5 hours trek
Day06: Machhhermo – Gokyo (4,800m/15,744ft) – 3/4 hours trek
Day07: Explore Gokyo Ri (5,360m/17,586ft) – trek to Machhermo (4,470m/14,663ft) – 6/7 hours trek
Day08: Machhermo – Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,280ft) – 6/7 hours trek
Day09: Namche Bazaar – Lukla (2,880m/9,175ft) – 4/5 hours trek
Day10: Lukla – Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft) – 35 minutes flight
Day11: Full day sightseeing of Kathmandu including UNESCO designated world heritage site
Day12: Transfer to airport for final departure