Gokyo Valley Trek

  • Duration: 14 Days
  • Max. Altitude: Gokyo RI [5,330m/17,487ft]
  • Group Size: Minimum 2 - Maximum 18 People
  • Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Transportation: Domestic Flights Private car for Kathmandu tour
  • Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu and 3 Meals During the Trek ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu and Local lodges/ Teahouses During the Trek

Gokyo valley trek is one of the most beautiful places in our country. It’s a small village in the Himalayan region at the foothills of the stunning Gokyo RI. The village is an isolated settlement at the altitude of 4,750 m/15,580 ft. being one of the highest hamlets on Earth. The top of the Gokyo RI offers its visitors surreal views of the Ngozumpa glacier and some of the highly shiny mountain peaks such as Cho Oyu [8,201 m/26,096 ft.], Everest [8,848/29,029 ft], Lhotse [8,516 m/27,940 ft.] and Makalu [8,481 m/27,825 ft].

 

Apart from them, you can also gain a sensational view of the ice ridge between Cho Oyu and Gyachung located in the region. However, the best is always the same that the course runs through the Everest Himalayan Region and provides its visitor’s panoramic views of the highest mountain peaks on Earth, the Everest, including several others. It’s no scam that Nepal isn’t one of the loveliest countries in the world also being one of the most visited countries too. The internet says it all or you may browse through our testimonial section to see what our previous visitors have mentioned about the country and their experiences.

 

Get into the Gokyo Valley and build a noble relationship with nature also taste the unique blend of the Tibetan and Nepali cultures and traditions. You will be overwhelmed as you find the local natives utterly friendly and welcoming. These people find it very fascinating when tourists from long way come to visit their places. The indigenous Sherpa people might not believe themselves unique, but foreign visitors are certain to see them through that perspective. A short trek around the valley reveals a lot about the country, its beauty and the cultures too. Meanwhile, you walk around the place, eccentric views of the surrounding environment will amuse you every time when you look around.

 

Apart from tourism concerns, places as such in the country are also exceptionally for environmental researchers, photographers, nature lovers and other kinds of explorers. If you are looking forward to going for the trek, we wish you the best holiday in the country accompanied by our team of “Above the Himalaya“.

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,400m/4,593ft]

    Arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport [Kathmandu] and transfer you to your hotel. Where you can have time to settle in and freshen up.

  • Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing

    Full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley including some of the major places of the city such as Pashupatinath temple, Durbar Squares, Swayambhunath and Boudha Gumba that have been declared as World Heritage Sites by the UNESCO. And back to the hotel in the evening to stay overnight.

  • Day 03: Kathmandu – Lukla [2,860/9,383ft] – Phakding [2,610m/8,561ft]

    Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla that takes about 25 minutes and further trek to Phakding that takes about 3 – 4 hours. Stay overnight in a teahouse.

  • Day 04: Phakding – Namche Bazaar [3,440m/11,286ft]

    Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar that takes about 3 – 4 hours. Stay overnight in a teahouse.

  • Day 05: Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar

    Acclimatization is an important part of trekking. We acclimatize at Namche Bazaar on this day.

  • Day 06: Namche Bazaar – Dole [4, 110m/13,484ft]

    Trek from Namche Bazaar to Dole that takes about 5 – 6 hours. Stay overnight in a teahouse.

  • Day 07: Dole – Machermo [4,410m/14,468ft]

    Trek from Dole to Machermo that takes about 5 – 6 hours. Stay overnight in a teahouse.

  • Day 08: Machermo – Gokyo [4,800m/15,748ft]

    Trek from Machermo to Gokyo that takes about 4 – 5 hours. Stay overnight in a teahouse.

  • Day 09: Acclimatization at Gokyo

    We spend the second acclimatization day at Gokyo for mandatory reasons.

  • Day 10: Gokyo – Gokyo RI [5,330m/17,487ft] – Machermo

    Trek from Gokyo to Gokyo RI and then further trek to Machermo that takes about 6 – 7 hours in total. Stay overnight in a teahouse.

  • Day 11: Machermo – Namche Bazaar

    Trek from Machermo to Namche Bazaar that takes about 5 – 6 hours. Stay overnight in a teahouse.

  • Day 12: Namche Bazaar – Lukla

    Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla that takes about 6 – 7 hours. Stay overnight in a teahouse.

  • Day 13: Lukla – Kathmandu

    Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu that takes about 35 minutes. Stay overnight in a hotel.

  • Day 14: Final Departure

    We wish you a safe journey back home and hope to see you very soon again.

Cost Includes

    •  Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle.
    • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis including breakfast.
    • Guided Tour of Kathmandu City with expert tour guide and private vehicle.
    • Food, lodging, insurance and other expenses of clients and staffs
    • Government license holder experienced, trekking guide (trained in Wilderness first Aid& altitude sickness) and porters (1 porter for between 2 trekkers basis) with their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance, clothing and medicine.
    • Round Trip flight ticket for Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu.
    • Tea house/Lodges Accommodation during the trekking on twin sharing basis.
    • Daily Meals chosen from the Menu   (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
    • Necessary trekking  permits, Tims card  permit.
    • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
    • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossier.
    • Nepalguidetrek Special Gifts (T shirt, Pashmina shawl, Trekking certificates and others).
    • Welcome/Fare well Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu.
    • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes.

Cost Excludes

    • Meals in Kathmandu except breakfast.
    • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa up on arrival in the Airport.
    • International Airfare/Airport tax, City tour Sightseeing entry fees
    • Expenses such as laundry, phone calls, internet, sweet, snacks, beverage bar bills  and others.
    • Alcoholic, all hot and cold drinks, hot water, hot and cold showers.
    • Personal trekking gear, any kind of  personal expenses.
    • Travel Insurance (Essential – Should include emergency evacuation coverage while trekking up to 5500+ meters).
    • Tips and gratitude to trekking staffs.
    • Single supplement charges [if required]
    • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the inclusive price.

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