The Gokyo valley Trek is a travel adventure taking the tourists to the Gokyo Valley of Everest region which is the home of the highest hill of the world Gokyo Ri and several Himalayan glacier lakes collectively known as Gokyo Lakes.Gokyo is a Sherpa village that lies besides the largest of these lakes. From Gokyo we climb to Gokyo Ri (5360m) for a heart stopping view over Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu and Makalu, Cholatse and Taboche.
As Everest Base Camp Trek has Kala Patthar at an elevation of 5545m , Gokyo Valley Trek has Gokyo Ri at an elevation of 5360m on the north side of Dudh Pokhari which is an epic vantage point , offering the kind of view over Everest that is normally reserved for balloonists or mountaineers.
The travelers take the air-flight of lukla airport followed by trekking to Namche bazar till Phakding. The main highlighted feature of the Gokyo Valley is its location which is a magical place that is residing in the foothills of Himalayas and is full of blue glacier lakes dominated by Himalayas of Mount Makalu, Mount Lhotse, Mount Cho-Oyu and Mount Everest in a single line. The Gokyo valley and Gokyo Lakes is a holy region for both hindu and Buddhists and it is the place for pilgrimage.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02: Full day Kathmandu valley Sightseeing
Day 03: Kathmandu to Lukla (2830m) flight and trek to Phakding (2610m)
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3450m)
Day 05: Explore day in Namche – Hike to Everest View Hotel (3860m) or KHUMJUNG Hillary School
Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Phorhe Village (3810m)
Day 07: Trek to Mechhermo Village ( 4470m)
Day 08: Mechhermo to Gokyo (4780m)
Day 09: Morning hike to Gokyo Ri (5320m) and trek back to Dole
Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazzar
Day 11: Trek to Lukla
Day 12: Morning flight back to Kathmandu and rest (explore around Thamel)
Day 13: Depart from Kathmandu towards your own destinations
Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop
Necessary Flight tickets as per itenary.
Kathmandu city tour as per the above itinerary.
Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee and during the trek.
All necessary permits and paper works
First Aid Medical kit box.
Tourist service charge, Vat.
Office Service charge.
Guide & support staffs and their insurance and salary
Nepal Tourist Visa fees.
Items and expenses of personal nature.
Cold drinks, snacks, laundry, phone call, internet etc.
Personal Trekking Equipments.
Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
Tips for guide, porters, driver etc
Price: USD 1399
Activities: 1 Day Kathmandu Sightseeing and 11 Days Trekking
Duration: 15 Days
Trek Style: Classic
Accommodation: 3 Nights in Lodge/Guest during Trek and 11 Night in a Hotel in Kathmandu
Meals: Full Board during Trek and Breakfasts, Welcome and Farewell meals in Kathmandu/Pokhara
Transportation:Private Vehicles/ Flights
Maximum Altitude:,360m (17,586ft) at Gokyo Ri