Gokyo Trek – 10 Days

  •   Destination: gokiyo lake, gokiyo ree
  •  Activities: trekking
  •   Trip Grade: A
  •   Departure from: kathmandu
  •   Arrival on: kathmandu
  •  Group size: 1-12
  •  Best Seasons: Sept- Oct- Nov & March- April- May
  •   Meals: All Meals are Included (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with Tea/ Coffee) - during the trek
  •   Accomodation: All Accommodations are included during the entire trip. In Kathmandu , pokhara - 3Star level Hotel. During the trek- Lodge as per itinerary.
  •   Transportation: All Transportation (including Air Flight)

Gokyo Trek is one of the most beautiful trek in the Everest region. It takes you to one of the highest lakes in the world and the view is simply superb (Gokyo Lake- 4700m). There is a View point above the lake, few hundred meters higher up, from here you can see far fletched breathtaking views of the snow mountains, Valleys, Lakes and many more. The mountains you can see from here are- Mt. Everest (8848m), Cho yu (8188m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8485m), Kusum Kangaru (6367m), Thamserku (6608m), Tabuche (6501m), Cholatse (6440m) and many more other mountains. You’ll have an unforgettable memory of such a beauty of Nature. The trail is rich in culture as well. You’ll be passing by several   Monasteries, Gompas and Prayer wheels. Even walking with those prayer wheels along the route brings you peace and harmony on your mind. Along the route you can interact with the local Sherpa people, join on their daily life. Sherpa people are residents of the mountain and conquerors of the Himalayas.

The journey begins flying from Kathmandu to Lukla and start to walk along the Dudhkoshi river. First night at Phakding and second night at Namche. Namche is a large village with souvenir shops, Trekking & Climbing equipment shops, Restaurants, Local bars, money exchange counters, etc. There is headquarter of the Sagarmatha (everest) National Park and also have a mountain Museum. The lower part of the trail is rich in Flora and Fauna. You’ll have a great chance to see some wild animals, eg. Musk deer, Himalayan thar, Himalayan Monal, Snow leopard, etc.

“Apex Nepal Treks & Tours” is a guide owned company and organize best Gokyo Trek in Nepal.

Trip Highlights

  • Superb view of Himalaya
  • Best View of the Mt. Everest (8848m)
  • Beautiful Gokyo Lakes (there are several lakes in the area)
  • Culturally Rich
  • Excellent view of Sunrise/Sunset over the mountains
  • Beautiful villages, eg.  Namche, Khumjung, Phortse, etc. 
  • Home of Everest climbers- Sherpa People
  • Waterfalls, Birds, many wild animals, etc.
  • Best local food

Day to Day Itinerary

Day01: Arrival in Kathmandu and trip preparation (1,300m)

Day02: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m), 3 – 4 hours

Day03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m), 5 – 6 hours

Day04: Acclimatization Day – Namche Bazaar: (3,440m)

Day05: Namche to Dole (4200 m), 5-6 hours 

Day06: Dole to Machhermo (4470m), 4-5hours

Day07: Machhermo- Gokyo (4700), 5-6hours

Day08: Gokyo- Gokyo Ri (5357m) & Gokyo Lakes

Day09: Gokyo- Phortse(3680m),6-7hours

Day10: Phortse- Namche(3440m), 5-6 hours

Day11: Namche- Lukla, 6-7 hours

Day12: Lukla- Kathmandu

Day13: Departure

What's Included

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu 
  • 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 a private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits, TIMS
  • All government and local taxes

Accommodations

All Accommodations are included during the entire trip. In Kathmandu , pokhara – 3Star level Hotel. During the trek- Lodge as per itinerary.

Meals

All Meals are Included (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with Tea/ Coffee) – during the trek

Best Time to Travel

Sept- Oct- Nov & March- April- May

Day01: Arrival in Kathmandu and trip preparation (1,300m)

Day02: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m), 3 – 4 hours

Day03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m), 5 – 6 hours

Day04: Acclimatization Day – Namche Bazaar: (3,440m)

Day05: Namche to Dole (4200 m), 5-6 hours 

Day06: Dole to Machhermo (4470m), 4-5hours

Day07: Machhermo- Gokyo (4700), 5-6hours

Day08: Gokyo- Gokyo Ri (5357m) & Gokyo Lakes

Day09: Gokyo- Phortse(3680m),6-7hours

Day10: Phortse- Namche(3440m), 5-6 hours

Day11: Namche- Lukla, 6-7 hours

Day12: Lukla- Kathmandu

Day13: Departure

What's Included

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu 
  • 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 a private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits, TIMS
  • All government and local taxes

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