Everest Gokyo Valley Trek 14-Days

everest-gokyo valley trek

Trip Highlights

  • Pass through a number of Sherpa villages, enjoy the Sherpa culture and lifestyle in Khumjung, go to the Sherpa museum.
  • Enjoy the stunning views of Khumbu Glacier (14 km long and 420 meters deep) and Ngozumpa Glacier (the longest glacier in the Himalayas at 36 kilometers) as a part of the trail and Gokyo lake.
  • Go down through rhododendron, pine forest and cross the suspension bridge over Dudh Koshi.
  • Magnificent views of the world’s highest peaks(those above 8000 meters): Mt Everest, Mt. Cho Yu, Mt. Lhotse, and Mt. Makalu.

Everest Gokyo Valley Trek is one of the most adventurous treks available in the Everest region. The trek exhibits unbelievable scenery of the remote Gokyo valley, And it is full of breathtaking views of the snowcapped mountains and beautiful lakes above 4000m.

Details of Everest Gokyo Valley Trek

Everest Gokyo Valley Trek starts with your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport. After a brief stay in Kathmandu, the trip begins. During your stay, you will visit various tourist attractions in Kathmandu such as the durbar squares of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Patan which are listed in UNESCO World Heritage sites. You will also be seeing the monkey temple “Swayambhunath “and Boudhanath. The flight to Lukla fills the journey with spectacular views of the mighty mountains and glorious landscapes. Furthermore, the exquisite view from Gokyo ridge is the best in the Khumbu region.

Moreover, It offers a great 360-degree view of the entire Himalayan range. Namche, the trading center in Khumbu and passing through the Sherpa village’s makes this trek enjoyable as you can witness the Himalayan range and exciting natural diversity in the region.

Further, This package not only allows you the opportunity to observe the Ngozumpa glacier “the biggest glacier in Nepal’s Himalaya”. It also offers stunning views of many mountains like Mt Everest (8,848m), Cho You (8,156m), Lhotse (8,501m), Makalu (8,470m) seen from Gokyo Ri. One can explore Buddhist monasteries at Tengboche and visit many Sherpa villages and get to know their way of life.

Thus, With constant guidance from the trek guides and extensive knowledge of the region; we organize the best facilities to make your stay pleasurable. Himalayan Summit Treks and Expedition is popular for its quality of service. Furthermore, its intimate relationship with the local community and years of experience in the region will make your trek memorable.

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Starting From US$ 1,395

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TOUR DETAILS
  • Duration 14 Days
  • Vacation Style Trekking
  • Max-Altitude 4,790 m
  • Activity Level Tough
  • Best Season Mar - May , Sep - Dec
  • Group Size 1 - 20 pax
ACCOMODATION

Double/Twin Sharing In Hotel/Lodge

Meal:
Full Board During The Trek

The trip begins with your arrival in Kathmandu via Tribhuvan International Airport. Our representative will pick you at the airport and then you will be transferred to your hotel by a private van or bus.

After an early breakfast, you will be sightseeing in Kathmandu. This includes the durbar squares of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur. You will also be briefed by the team leader regarding the necessary preparations for the trek. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Enjoy a wonderful 40 min flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Then you will head for the village of Phakding. It will be a 3-4 hours trek. Tea or Lunch on the way to Phakding. Overnight at lodge.

After an early morning breakfast, you will cross a suspension bridge over Dudh Koshi and enter Sagarmatha National Park. Lunch will be in Jorsalle. You will get a glance of Mt Everest on your way. Steep climb till you reaches Namche Bazaar.

You take this day to get some rest and get familiar with the conditions in the higher altitude. You can enjoy your day in Namche Bazaar as there are many facilities such as the bank, cyber café, shopping and souvenir shops. You can also see the Sherpa museum. Overnight at the mountain lodge.

You will ascend Mongla Hills and head downwards. Then follow the path which leads to rhododendron and pine forest and develops a perfect view of Cho Oyu (8,188 m). It will take around 6-7 hours to reach Dole.

It is an easier trek today as you descend till a few teahouses and ascend for 1 hour to the top of the hill. You will reach Luza (4,390 m) in one and a half hours. You will then cross high pasturelands and prayers flags. You can see the mesmerizing view of the eastern part of Gokyo valley. Then walk down to Machhermo. Overnight at lodge.

The trail climbs the ridge of the valley with excellent views of Kantega and big mountain Cho-Oyu. You will pass through few stone houses and a steep climb to Ngozumpa glacier. Then cross a bridge over a stream which flows from Gokyo Lake. You will see two more lakes here. Overnight at the mountain lodge.

You will climb the hills that rise above the northern shore of Dudh Pokhari. After 2 hours of climbing, you can witness an incredible view of the sunrise and mountains. The spectacular view of Mt Everest (8,848m), Mt. Lhotse (8,510m), Cho Oyu (8,153m) and other peaks is the major highlight of the day.

After early morning breakfast in Gokyo, you will trek back to the village of Dhole. It will take around 5-6 hours.

After breakfast in Dhole, you will say goodbye to Gokyo valley. The trail descends till Phortse Tanga then ascends until you reach Mongla. Then you will descend again till Kyangjuma and have lunch there. The further trek will take you to Namche Bazaar.

The trail descends and goes down through rhododendron and pine forest. You also cross a suspension bridge over Dudh Koshi. Then trek until you reach Phakding. Short climb after Thado Koshi, then a 30 min walk to Lukla. Stay overnight at lodge.

After a good breakfast, you will take the flight to Kathmandu. Enjoy the view of the Himalayas from above. You will have a free day. There will also be a farewell dinner later in the evening.

After breakfast, you will be taken to the airport by one of our representatives. From there you will take your flight home/ next destination.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Welcome and farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese Restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance.
  • Trekking permits/TIMS.
  • Stay in the city at the finest hotel (3 nights twin sharing room at Kathmandu).
  • Lodge expenses during the trek.
  • Licensed, experienced and English speaking trekking guide.
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight tickets
  • Insurance of guide and porter.
  • Full day guided city tour in Kathmandu (Day 2) by a private vehicle.
  • Fresh seasonal fruits after the dinner (while on the trek).
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (provided upon request).
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner during the trek.
  • All required local and government taxes.
  • Airport pickup and drop facility.
  • A porter and his entire expenses.
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Meals in the city except for breakfast and other mentioned special dinner.
  • Tipping to staffs (as an appreciation).
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency rescue and evacuation.
  • Extra hot showers, wifi & battery charging on a trek.
  • Cost for additional trips.
  • Nepal arrival visa.
  • Extra porter charge.
  • Cost incurred during the tour around the city.

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