gakyo-trekking

Gokyo Trekking

Gokyo Trekking is an exciting adventure at Everest region with an opportunity to view never seen before dramatic scenes of world’s highest Himalayas above 8000 meters including Mt. Everest from summit of Gokyo Ri at 5335 m. Also enjoy trekking through insightful Sherpa Villages, alpine surroundings passing all the way across biggest Ngozumpa glacier which are the major highlights of this trip.

We start our Gokyo Trekking after your arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to your hotel and next day cultural sightseeing around world heritage sites basically around Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple area. Initially we take a domestic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and start walking across Dudhkoshi river banks, crossing suspension bridges until stopping at Phakding for Night Halt. In the following day we arrive at beautiful Sherpa village of Namche Bazar which is also a popular trading place. In the following day, we continue our journey towards Machhermo for beautiful Himalayan views. This Gokyo Trekking is also a great way to get insights into local cultures, traditions and lifestyle of local Sherpa inhabitants. Enjoying the beauty of nature, we cross the huge and beautiful Ngozumba Glacier. After arrival at magical place of Gokyo where crystal clear Turquoise Lakes with panoramic views of highest Himalayas above 8000 meters Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu and even Everest. These excellent Himalayan sceneries are considered even more beautiful and rare than from Kalapathher. Finally, with great moment of adventure and delight we descend towards Dole to Lukla and fly towards Kathmandu.

Best time to plan for this adventure is now. Experience this Gokyo Trekking during the spring months of March, April and May. And also during dry autumn season months of September, October and November.

Note:Beside Lukla this trip can be started from either Jiri or Faplu salleri however the duration is little longer with this route so if you want to take this route Contact us for booking and further information.Embark for Gokyo Trekking with Adventure Sherpa Tracks.

Trip Facts


Duration: 15 Days
Trip Start From: Kathmandu
Trip End In: Kathmandu
Group Size: 2-12/15 pax.
Tansportation: Private Vehicles/ Air
Activity Per Day: 5-6 Hours
Max Altitude: 4790m
Trip Grade: Easy-hard

Itinerary Overview

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to 5 and 4 star hotel in Kathmandu

Day 2: Casual day for shopping and sightseeing around Kathmandu and preparing for trek

Day 3: Flight from Kathmandu to lukla 45 min and trek to phakding 2620m

Day 4: Trek from Phakding to Namche bazaar 3446

Day 5: Rest day and acclimatization day

Day 6: Trek from Namche to Dole

Day 7: Trek from Dole to Machechhermo

Day 8: Trek from Mahechhermo to Gokyo

Day 9: Excrucsion to Gokyo Ri

Day 10: Back to Dole

Day 11: Dole to Namche

Day 12: Namche to Phakding

Day 13: Phakding to Lukla

Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu

Day 15: Final departure

Price Includes

  • All meals during trek. (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Accommodation during trek at local lodge.
  • Domestic airfares and transportation from Kathmandu to trek starting point.
  • English speaking  government-licensed Sherpa trekking guide & assistant guide (4 trekkers=1 assistant guide)
  • Porter Service (2 Trekker =1 porter)
  • Staff  cost including their (Salary, domestic airfare, equipments, food and accommodation)
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System fees
  • 3 nights accommodation at 3. 4 or 5 star hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing with breakfast.
  • All guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and entry fees.
  • Airport transfers and escort.
  • Insurance for all staffs
  • All ground transportation on comfortable private vehicle
  • All government and local taxes

Price Excludes

  • International airfares
  • International Airport Departure Tax
  • Trekking Equipment
  • Major meals, Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Any type of personal expenses, such as alcoholic beverages and drinks, phone and laundry.
  • Airport departure tax to be paid in rupees on your departure 1760 rupees
  • Entry visa fee
  • Rescue & travel insurance, trip cancellation costs, accident or health emergency, evacuation, loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects.
  • We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.
  • Tips & Gratuities to porters and guides