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Everest Gokyo Trek

  • Everest Gokyo Trek
  • Fact's of the trip
  •  Everest Gokyo Trek Itinerary
  • Cost Info
  • Date & Price

Everest Gokyo Lake Trek is an astonishing holy place, one of the experience journeys of the Himalayas and one of the best treks among the Everest region. Where you could be able to have an Eye-catching Panoramic view of snow-capped mountains, exotic scenery view, gorgeous Everest region rather than a tiring walk to valley of Gokyo with splendid views of many others mountain during your trek. So don’t miss the chance to be here because of being enrich in natural diversity, Goyko –Ri( the view point of Gokyo trek), view of the Mt. Everest , other mountains above 8000m are visible from this region: Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu.etc. Everest Base Camp Trek is more renowned while the Gokyo Lake Trek is best destination if you are really interested after mountains and alpine scenery. It is the serene lake of Gokyo situated at the altitude of 4,750m and nearby Gokyo –Ri (5,350m) which gives us one of the excellent view of the lakes as well as the scenic view of Mt. Everest and others surrounding mountains of the Everest region. All the mountains views are eye-catching from here and the Ngozumpa Glacier (which is largest in the Nepal Himalaya) can be seen from a ridge above the valley of Gokyo.

This trek will be start after 35 min flight to the lukla airport, known as the gate way to Everest. Then we will head to Namche alongside the tourists of Everest Base Camp trek through the valley of the Dudh Koshi River. You will have whole acclimation day in Namche and we will continue our trip passing through engrossing Sherpa Villages and alluring landscape. We reach pristine Gokyo Lake with its tremendously amazing scenery, Next morning we will climb Gokyo-Ri for spectacular view of Mt. Everest, Cho-yu, Lhotse and Makalu and the big Ngozumpa glacier. Tea houses and lodges will be the best choice for food and accommodation along the route as well as the porters and yaks will be available at reasonable price to carry your belongings and packs should you choose. This trek has an alternative way from Gokyo by crossing through Renjo –la pass but it avoids tracing and back to the same route. When we descend via Thame valley to Lukla with Renjo –la pass is included in this trek.

Trip info:

  • Accommodations:

We give our first priority to our guest to serve them at superior level that is what making us today Himalayan Magic Treks. For the accommodation we have been providing star hotels in Katmandu and even normal guest house according to the guest demands and need. During the trek we provide standard Guest House with sound environment and hygienic food for the guest to make their trip happening and healthy. Being one of the paramount destination in the world Everest region collects lots of tourist in the world. so, there will always be better Lodge and facilities in Everest Gokyo Trek.

  • Meals:

We get paradise of food especially in the cities areas especially in Katmandu valley. We have a lot of restaurants with different cuisine in city but during the trek we get to eat from Continental and Nepali menu especially choices like Pasta, Pizza, Mo. Mo, soup items, Potatoes items, Dal Bhat, Hot drinks Tea & Coffee etc.

  • Our Team: Being homeland of Himalayas, it’s obvious to have challenging routes, High altitude problems, Weather and other conditions; any of those situations is big enough to ruin your trip. Leading around the steeply hills and rocky routes is not a job of common climbers and trekkers. Himalayan Magic Treks have been providing native leaders and staffs working in this field perfectly since long years to overcome tough challenges and make your trip a golden memory. They are trained and well certified by the Government of Nepal. All of our staffs have received emergency guidance in Himalaya’s and have knowledge of first Aid for our guest. We never compromise giving safety to our staffs, therefore we provide insurance and medical services during the trek and compensation when they need especially to Porters, Kitchen member and other.

  • Field Staffs:

we are  very much concern about the comfort of our guest and whenever it is about the staffs in the field. When we are on trek trekking through challenging route we need proper number of workers like Guide, Porter, Assistance guide, Camping members and other staffs. We provide 1 assistance guide with every 4 - 9 guests and 2 assistance guide with 10 guests. We do need strong and portable Porters to carry our weights, We provide 1 porters for 2 guest depending on guest stuffs and we allow only 25 kg for porters. We have professional and expert Guide, Leader and City guide in the field and can speak proper English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and other required. We can also manage any other staffs as per your demand.       

  • Equipment’s:

We believe equipment does matter to make your trip easy and comfortable. Caring excessive quantity of equipment doesn’t make your adventure more interesting but the drawback. So, we request you to carry only selected and needed one and save your extra expenses for other need in trek though we have our potential porters. Warm Clothes, Down Jacket, Trouser, T-shirt, Hiking Boot, Sunglasses, Sun cream, Knife, Walking Steak, day back pack, Head Light, Sleeping Bag etc. These are the equipment's which you most carry during the trek.

  • Clothing

Liner socks, Trekking shirts short sleeve, Thermal underwear, fleece sweaters lightweight, one heavier Easy drying long sleeved base layer shirts, woolen blends trekking socks, pair trekking pants with zip off bottoms

  • Outer layers

Down vest, wind/rain proof over layer - jacket and pants, peak hat, headband, Warm winter hat, lightweight thermal layer hat, pair gloves, down jacket, Pair trekking boots, pair down booties (buy these at Namche Bazar and they saves your feet.)  Great for keeping feet warm in room and while sleeping and for in the lodge. Pair flip flops (for late night bathroom runs).

  • Safety & Security:

Security is our primary concern! From your beginning day (we will be there to pick you up with our staffs and identity) to departure date (airport drop services) we are always there to help you. We have proper remedial services during the trek with professional staffs; first aid kit, oxygen bag and Helicopter service for emergency rescue whenever trekkers get physical Loss or altitude sickness. We have focused more on acclimatization days to get rid of altitude sickness too.

  • Best Season to Trek in Nepal: Autumn (September - November) and Spring (March - May) is the best trekking season for the trekking and mountaineering in Nepal.  Weather is mostly clear and temperature is moderate which offers beautiful views without any obstruction. Spring collects beautiful flowers, plants and rare animals Walking is also very much suitable during this season. 

  • Summer (June - August) and Winter (December - February). Though Summer collects heavy monsoon rainfall it is very much clear to trek around Mustang, Dolpo and Nar- Phu valley since they are rain shadow areas.  Tibet is much more favorable for Tibet trek. Everest,  Langtang and Annapurna are always comfortable to trek even in winter season.

  • Experience & Fitness:

Trekking in Nepal for Everest Gokyo Trek does not require past experience, though we have challenging route in Everest compared to Annapurna our itinerary suggests to walk comfortable distances. Trekking in Himalayas always takes us to challenging altitudes and rocky routes, demands proper rest time and acclimatization to sustain their strength. We always have both listed properly in our itinerary. However certain training like Running, Skipping and other workout will definitely help you in roots.  

  • Acclimatization:

Altitude sickness is a significant risk when trekking on any trails above about 2500m. However good health, proper care and drinking plenty of water will definitely help you to prevent from altitude sickness. Every trekkers needs to be familiar with the heights so, for this we have life saving acclimatization days during the trek, peak climbing and expedition. We also provide certain medical support for your relief and emergency rescue through helicopter whenever guest require.

  • Eco Friendly: 

We only leave foot prints! Himalayan Magic Treks is very much concern agency on environment pollution and Global Warming. We are always serious and genuine towards our garbage during the trek especially in Camping type. We collect all the rubbish and deposit it to proper place to protect our environment. We also partake in every program conducted in KEEP Kathmandu Environmental Education Project. We also suggest all travelers to protect our environment and Stop Global Warming.  

  • Helping Hand

Profit oriented is not only our priority! we have been helping some of ours very villagers from different corners of Nepal to sustain their social life and help them with education and required materials. We are always looking forward for interested candidates in this field to give helping hand to support and inspire them for their better beginning and good future. If you are interested please contact us: info@himalayanmagictreks.com

  • Note:

We have tailor-made program for Everest Gokyo Trek. Days in the itinerary are always flexible, can be increased & decreased depending on your holiday and time schedule. Trekking in Everest around the Himalayan region goes through unexpected complication like natural and health challenges resulting chances in the itinerary for your security during the trek by our professional guides and leader to take you to final point safe and sound so, please cooperate with your guide for you protection.Flights in the Everest region are very dedicated even in the best season due to bad weather so we request our travelers to carry luggage for extra days in Katmandu or in Lukla.

Trekking Name: Everest Gokyo Trek
Hotels in Kathmandu: Budget Hotel, start to 5 stars Hotel as per Guest’s request 
Accommodation:  Mountains Lodges (Guest House)
Transportation: Land transportation (Car, Van, Local bus, Tourist Bus)
Domestic flights: Kathmandu / Lukla / Kathmandu
Attractions: You will have an Amazing view of Mt. Everest Himalayan range such as Lotse,Nuptse , Ama-dablam, Thamserku, Khangtega, Kongde Peak , Khumbu Ice falls , Khumbu Glacier , Everest Base Camp , Kalapathar view point and also several  beautiful villages, waterfalls, Dukh Kosi (River) nature & culture
Location: Sagarmatha National Park (Khumbu Valley)
Lakes: Gokyo Lake, fifth Lakes
High Passe: Gokyo-Ri  (5360 m)
Grade: Classic & Moderate
Best Season: Feb, March, April, May and Sept, Oct, Nov & Dec
Walking hours: per day 5 to 7 hours
Permits: National Park Fees 3390 per person
TIMS Fees: US $ 20 per person
Point of entry into the National Park: Jorsalle
Point of Exit into the National Park: Jorsalle
Group size:  2 to 14 members or (we can organize solo travelers private group & Family group as well)
Guides: Himalayan Magic Treks Provides local guide for each region to have well explanation to the culture & their life style
Minimum Altitude: Lukla (2810 m)
Maximum Altitude: (Gokyo m), (Gokyo-Ri 5360 m)
Duration: Total 13 Days

Day 01
Arrival in Kathmandu 1,310m. Welcome program by Himalayan Magic Treks member and direct transfer to Hotel on Bed & Breakfast Plan.
Day 02
Flight from Kathmandu  to Lukla 35 min. Trek to Phakding (2610m) 4 hours Overnight at Lodge.(B,L,D)
Day 03
Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) 5 hours Overnight at Lodge.(B,L,D)
Day 04
Rest day for Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar Overnight at Lodge.(B,L,D)
Day 05
Trek to Dole (4,110 m) 6/7 hours Overnight at Lodge.(B,L,D)
Day 06
Trek to Machhermo (4,470 m) 5/6 hours Overnight at Loge.(B,L,D)
Day 07
Trek to Gokyo Lake (4,790 ) 5/6 hours Overnight at Lodge.(B,L,D)
Day 08
Early  morning climb  to Gokyo-Ri (5,357m) see the incredible view of Ngozumba glacier, Mount Everest, Chho-yo, Tabuche Cholatse, Makalu, Amadablam, Thamserku many etc then trek down to Na Village. 6/7 hours walk to get there Overnight at Lodge (B,L,D)
Day 09
Trek back to Phortse (3,810 m) overnight Lodge (B,L,D)
Day 10
Trek  to Namche (3,440 m) 6/7 hours Overnight at Lodge.(B,L,D)
Day 11
Trek to Lukla (2,827m) 4/5 hours Overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 12Morning flight back to Kathmandu 1,310m direct transfer to Hotel. Free day in Kathmandu evening together farewell dinner in Typical Nepali Culture.
Day 13
Departure from Hotel to Kathmandu Airport for your onward destination.Services complete of Himalayan Magic Treks

The Trip cost will vary depending on the Group Size duration of days and Services required please contact us via our email info@himalayanmagictreks.com with your Details to obtain a Quote.

Cost includes:

  • 4 times Airport picks up & Drops by private transport
  • Kathmandu / Lukla / Kathmandu flight cost
  • 3 meals per day during the trek (Breakfast Lunch & Dinner) and seasonal fresh fruits
  •  Accommodation on  Lodge during the trekking
  • 2 Night's Hotel in Kathmandu on Bed & breakfast plan
  • An English Speaking Guide
  • Necessary Porter 1: 2 ( one porter for two Guest) the porter will carry 20KG/ 25 KG your luggage during the trekking
  • All Government local Taxes National park Fees
  • (TIMS)Trekkers  Information Management System
  • First Aid kit
  • General equipment for Porter during the adventure trip
  • Guide and porter salary
  • Guide & porter insurance During the trekking
  • Duffle Bag to protect your Luggage during the Trek
  • Tour certificate
  • Farewell dinner with Typical Nepali culture
  • And extra services according to the guest per Demand '' Please feel free to inform us''

Cost excludes:

  • Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses such as Alcoholic or Non Alcoholic Beverage drinks,phone and Laundry.
  • Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance.Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Theft or Damage and personal effects.
  • Hot shower
  • Tips

October, 2017

Departure DateAvailabilityDurationCost/PersonJoin Group
October 5Seat Available 13 days