The 15 days 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 range from spectacular spot Gokyo Ri which stands us 5360m elevation. You will have one of the outstanding views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu which are above 8000m and many more marvelous peaks surroundings. 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 starts from Gokyo lake 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 offers to explore up to fifth lakes which beauties are impossible to explain. The naturally beauty Gokyo valley is look like a piece of paradise. Your every single step of challenging hike let you feel pride standing at Gokyo Ri and overnight at Gokyo.
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 offers 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 descending via alternative route and scenic views too. The best time doing Gokyo trek is September to November and March to May. If you have further query please feel free contact us.
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 the 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.
Fly Kathmandu to Lukla(2840m) by 35 minute scenic mountain flight then take Breakfast/lunch at Lukla and trek to Phakding village for overnight.
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 Sherpa 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 offers such bare hills and mountain vistas surroundings.
This is one of the most interesting day of the trek which will offers beautiful lakes, glacier and of course scenic Himalaya all around of you. Gokyo is seems like a small piece of paradise at the lap of mountain.
Early morning hike to Gokyo Ri for the best view of sun rise with massive view of Everest including 360 degree towering mountains vistas. Probably it might be the best view point of the entire Everest region and compensate our challenging effort so far.
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.