Gokyo Valley trek is one of the incompareable part of Sagarmatha National Park. Choosing Gokyo Valley Trek is the best way to avoid crowed part like Everest base camp and explore naturally beauty Gokyo lakes, Glaciers and panoramic Himalayan vistas in 360 degree from Gokyo Ri 5360m. You will have one of the outstanding views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu which are above 8000m and many more peaks around. This two weeks spectacular climbs almost as high as Everest Base Camp trek and offer even better jaw dropping Everest views. The trail follow the same route of Everest Base camp up to Kenjoma and then follows the Dudh Koshi which is started from Gokyo lakes and glacier. Beside the largest of these lakes in a basin of snow peaks, Gokyo village is more satisfying destination than Gorakshep, not least because it is proper Sherpa village, complete with huge herds of Yaks. Gokyo trek will offer to explore up to fifth lakes which beauties are impossible to explain. The naturally beauty Gokyo valley is look like a piece of paradise.
As you know Nepal Trekking Experts always love to provide you more option and alternative route. So if you have time then the Gokyo Valley Trek will offer to combine Cho La 5420m and continue to Everest Base camp 5364m and back different route. Or another option will be to cross Renjo La 5360m and get back to Namche which might be more interesting, challenging and quiet too.
Sagarmatha national park, Namche Bazzar and weekend Market, Khumjung monastery, Gokyo lakes, Gokyo Ri, Ngozumba Glacier, Everest, Cho Oyu, Makalu, Lhotse, Ama Dablam etc.
Day 01: Welcome you at the Airport & transfer to the Hotel.
Day 02: Free day for trekking preparation and sightseeing
Day 03: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2610m,4 hrs)
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m, 6 hrs)
Day 05: Acclimatize day
Day 06: Namche to Dole (4200m, 6/7 hrs)
Day 07: Dole to Machhermo (4400m, 4/5 hrs)
Day 08: Machhermo to Gokyo Lake (4790m,4 hrs)
Day 09: Extra day.Hike to Gokyo RI (5360m 3 hrs) overnight in Gokyo.
Day 10: Trek back to Dole
Day 11: Trek back to Namche
Day 12: Trek back to Lukla (2800m,7 hrs)
Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu
Day 14: Leisure day
Day 15: Join with different program or Farewell
Note:- Above itinerary is just a guideline. If you are not satisfied please feel free customize your own.
Welcome at Airport and transfer to Hotel. Introduce about program then enjoy your first night with meal and drinks.
Free day for final trekking preparation and spend the way you prefer.
Kathmandu/Lukla(2840m) by flight then take Breakfast/lunch at Lukla and head to Phakding.
Today will be another crucial day of the trek to explore some mountain views including Everest and Edmen Hillary suspension Bridge. Namche Bazaar is one of the beautiful town and known as gate way of the Everest.
Acclimatization day. Take a hot breakfast then hike around Everest view Hotel to have first great view of Everest and enjoy with tea and coffee with highest point five star hotel in the world.If you also love to visit Khumjung which is known as hidden valley and you can explore Khumjung Monastery where you can see Yeti scalp.Then back to Namche for overnight.
After one and half hour trek from Namche Bazaar the trail will separate from Everest base camp and lead to Mung Danda.Mung Danda is also known as view point which is situated at the top of the hill.It will be great idea to have some drinks/snacks and enjoy with panoramic view of Himalaya.Then the trail will lead through jungle and arrive Dole.
Today is the short day of the trek and landscape will change quite a lot.The tree lines will stop and offer such bare hills and mountain vistas around.
This is one of the most interesting day of the trek which will offer beautiful lakes,glacier and of course scenic Himalaya all around of you. Gokyo is seems like a small piece of paradise at mountain.
Early morning hike to Gokyo Ri for best view of sun rise/sun set and Massive view of Everest including 360 degree towering mountains vistas. Probably it might be the best view point of the entire Everest region.
Same way back or if you prefer to cross Renjo La and make a circuit which is also possible.
Same way back.
Same way back.
Once arrive in Kathmandu then enjoy your day.
Free day for final shopping and sightseeing in cultural diversity Kathmandu.
Transfer to the airport according your flight schedule.