Gokyo Valley Trek – Gokyo Lake | Gokyo Ri – Cost & Itinerary 2018

12 Days, Kathmandu-Kathmandu

While the main trails in the Everest region  Gokyo trekking   can be quite busy with foreign visitors, there are some lesser known pathways that will take you  right into the very heart of the incredible  treks  in Gokey Everest region. One of the most spectacular places to visit is the Gokyo Valley trekking in Nepal. This is beautiful valley contains several incredible glacial lakes that reflect the white snow capped peaks of the Himalayas in its calm, blue surface. he trek brings you very close to the incredibleT Mt. Everest and its ring of 8,000 plus meter mountains.The views along this trail are hypnotic to say the least. The trail has its challenges and it does rise to elevations of over 4700 meters. There are built in days to stop and acclimatize while enjoying the fabulous scenery that awaits you.Along the way, you will pass through some incredible small, picturesque villages with their terraced farms that dot the sides of the lower hills. There are a variety of tribal groups that live up in these mountains in harmony with each other over the centuries. Each group has preserved their wonderful culture, dress and language and are more than happy to greet visitors who come Gokyo valley treks.There will be time to visit the famed Dingboche Monastery, the world’s highest Buddhist Monastery with its most incredible views of Mt. Everest and its surrounding peaks.This tour is just 12 wonderful days, with just nine days of actual trekking. There is one day of acclimatization in Namche Bazaar as you adjust to the high elevations.

            Nepal Planet Treks & Adventures is pleased to  be able to offer this outstanding trek in Gokyo valley and  that takes you close up the mighty peaks of the Everest/Sagarmatha Region. You will come close to the highest peaks in the world while enjoying the hospitality of the Gokyo Valley Trek in Everest which features less tourists, and more interaction with the people who have called this place home for centuries.

Day by Day Itinerary


Trip Map

Upon your arrival in Katmandu meet you at Airport & transfer you to Hote You will have leisure time, followed by an evening welcome dinner at a typical Nepalese Restaurant. Overnight in Katmandu (1,000m/3,280ft).

Early in the morning, we fly from Kathmandu to Lukla. The flight takes about 20-30 minutes to reach at Lukla. Then, we have to make the final preparations for the trekking. From Lukla, we have to head for Phakding. At the end of this day, we will reach there and stay there at lodge overnight.

Today, our trail follows the Dudh Koshi River bank and reaches in Tok Tok. You can enjoy the excellent views of Mount Thamserku peak from here. Passing through the Sagarmatha National Park area, we will reach at Namche Bazaar finally. over night in Namche Bazzar. (3440m)

The rest days take the breakfast then starts by climbing up to the Shyangboche airstrip. Just above the airstrip is the Everest View Hotel, a Japanese scheme to build a deluxe hotel with great views of the highest mountains on Earth and over nigh in Nammche.

After breakfast, we start our trek with pleasant walk trail through the forest with magnificent view of mountains until Kenjoma and the trail goes uphill towards Mung Danda for lunch overlooking the views of Amadablam, Khangteka, Thamserku, Kurum Khangru and also Kongde and Kongde-Ri. Then, following the trail will take us to Dole. Over night Dhole ( 4150 m)

We make an early start from Dole today. Our trek today is not going to be that strenuous but it the beauty of nature is amazingly spectacular. After five hours of walk, we will reach at Machhermo. We will stay at Machhermo tonight. over night Machhermo (4400 meter)

Early in the morning after having our breakfast at Machhermo, we move onwards along the various lakes on the way. We then continue our trek gradually uphill to Gokyo for our lunch. We stay there overnight Gokyo.
( 4750m)

The early morning climb to Gokyo Ri (5357m/19,216ft), it is a two-hour climbing to the top of the peak, providing a panoramic view of Cho Oyo, Gyachung Kang, Mt Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cholatse and Tawachee. You will take this easy day for rest and acclimatization. Overnight in Gokyo.

Early morning we will be hiking up to Gokyo Ri for our ultimate goal to see the wonderful views of Himalayas including Mount Everest. If the weather is nice, you can spend few hours at the top of Gokyo Ri enjoy the glory of Himalayas than back to Hotel take a breakfast then walk to down. After exploring the Gokyo valley side again and Gokyo Lake, we then descend downhill to Dole today. We will follow the same trail back to Dole and stay there tonight Dhole.

Today, we will start walking downhill again Namche. We retrace the same way back to Namche today. And we will stay at Namche overnight.

After a long walk, we will have long last day trek to Lukla today. After 4-5 hours of trekking we will reach at Lukla. This will mark the end of our trekking to Gokyo Valley over night in Lukla.

Early morning fly to Katmandu .Transfer to your hotel; the day at leisure to rest, perhaps catch up on some last minute shopping or explore any sights you missed during your first day in Katmandu and evening celebration dinner together. Overnight in Katmandu.

Today, after having breakfast, we will accompany you to the airport for the returning flight. We bid you farewell at the airport hoping to see you again

What's Included?

Service includes

Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car . Two nights accommodation in 3 star category hotels in Kathmandu located tourist center BB. Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the in trekking. Local fresh fruits like orange, apple, banana and grape etc. All accommodations during the trek Everest trekking map. Both ways domestic flight from Kathmandu/ Lukla/ Kathmandu with airport tax. An experienced Government licensed holder guide and potter,  guide/potter  Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment, transportation, local tax . ( one potter for two clients) Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available). All necessary Government paper works and national park entry permits and TIMS Card etc. Travel & Rescue arrangement. All government taxes and Vat.

Service excludes

Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation International airfare and airport departure tax/Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks Personal trekking Equipment /Tips for trekking guide/potter (Tipping is expected.) Any others expenses which are not mentioned on 'Price Includes' section

Essential Infos

Infos - Before departure

Before departure

Travel Insurance

It’s a situation upon becoming a member of any of Nepal Planet’s journeys that everyone customers be insured for extensive costs that could incur because of medical issues or injuries (this consists of helicopter rescue, treatment costs and air ambulance). Please note that we don’t arrange or sell coverage.


Nepal planet company is the best all kinds of hotel accommodation provided in Kathmandu pokhara, and among other city, with teahouse for during the trek, like your suitable budget requirements as well. Also an all-inclusive listing of tea houses, homestay, guest houses and hostels are available. The most wonderful issue about those accommodation services is the perfect combination of international standard and Nepalese hospitality. Even though single rooms are available in Kathmandu and the trekking areas at lower elevation, it might be hard to locate them at higher elevations.


Some point of our trekking area, we are able to enjoy real Nepalese meals as properly the common international delicacies food (Tibetan, continental, Indian, Italian and so on.). Breakfast and dinner will be served from the tea-houses or from a hotel menu wherein we spend the night time whereas lunch may be served on the next following destination. All meals can be supplied at some stage in trekking while only breakfast could be available at Kathmandu and Pokhara. You will also welcome and farewell dinners for visitors.


To make a sure you go back from trekking and hiking trip in the Himalayas in Nepal with a lot of satisfied and unforgettable memories, it’s far essential which you’re aware of the altitude acclimatization required through the human body in mountain situations. Advisable acclimatization is most important in our trekking routes are planned specifically to allow a sluggish gain in altitude with lots of our treks having extra days to permit time for acclimatization. By using slowly gaining height we attain the blessings of a gradual advantage in fitness and acclimatization. We provide advice about acclimatization and with the sensible technique we take all of our treks, anyone who is suit and healthy must have few issues.On our Trekking and climbing trip in Nepal.

Leader & Staffs Arrangements

We have professional and experienced Leaders who are responsible for tours and treks. They’re the only who keep our name and fame of our workplace. We’re proud to have them as our leaders. Leaders lead the excursion and trek in Nepal, Tibet, India and Bhutan. We have experienced of workers who have worked in excessive altitude for long time with us. Our staffs are loyal, faithful, hardworking and constantly dedicated to their paintings. Our group is continually at the pinnacle. The trek and expedition leaders have passed through the subsequent trainings:

  • Intensive Wilderness First Aid
  • Trekking Guide Training
  • Eco Trekking Workshop and Adventure Meet
  • English Language
  • mountaineering, mountaineering and mountain climbing (for excursion leaders)

Physical Condition & Experience Requirements

Fitness is wealth. Last healthful we would have the ability to finish the journey (trek and tour) with none trouble. So, preparation must be completed months ago. Like for Kailas journey we would be heading to over 5620 meter pass. So, for this experience we should be organized from around 3 months in advance.Like we would need to walk every day. Do normal workout which maintains us healthy at the same time as we are at discipline.Enjoy is different essential factor.We have to hike to hill. We should sluggish down our pace. It is right to be blanketed from the wind, rain.Like we should wear down jackets with layers to get protected.

Equipments & Packing List

This list is a guiding principle that will help you to your adventure. Also keep in mind that the gadgets listed below will vary a little consistent with the season and the trek length. The weight limit for your bags is 20 kg. Remember the fact that your bags will be carried by using your porter. We also suggest that you pack only what is necessary.

Important documents and items

  • Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
  • Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport),
  • Proof of insurance
  • Dollars, pounds or Euros in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport, for paying for restaurants and hotels, for gratuities, snacks, and to purchase your own
  • Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards), traveler’s checks, etc.


  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  • Sunglasses with UV protection


  • Thin, lightweight inner socks
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Gaiters for hiking in winter


  • Lightweight gloves
  • With a waterproof shell outer (Seasonal

Lower Body

  • Under Garments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

Upper Body

  • T-shirts
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (Optional)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket


  • Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees
  • Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
  • Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
  • Basic First Aid Kit
  • Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
  • Trekking Poles
  • Water bottles
  • Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
  • Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)
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