Gokyo Lake Trekking

Gokyo Lake TrekkingGokyo RI Trekking is popular trekking trail in Everest region. Gokyo Ri trekking is popular for the mountain valley and Gokyo Lake which is located 4750m high and share the great Himalayan views of the Mt. Everest , Mt. Lhotse , Mt. Nuptse , Mt. Cho Oyu , Mt. Makalu , Mt. Amadablam , Mt. Thamserku etc as well as different culture and Sherpa society with Escort International tours & trek’s trekking guides. Gokyo Lake and Valley East of Everest base camp. Gokyo RI trekking offers an Excellent views of Everest Himalayan range with small lodges on the entire route and usually less crowded than the base camp trekking and alternative to the traditional trek to Everest base camp. From Gokyo RI more of Everest itself is visible, though from a slightly greater distance, than from kala pattar above gorak Shep.

The Mountains are more spectacular, the Ngozumpa Glacier is the largest in the Nepal Himalaya and from a ridge above Gokyo, and for 8000m peaks (Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu) are visible at once. The view of the tremendous ice ridge between Cho Oyo and Gyachung Kang (7922m) is one of the most dramatic panoramas in Khumbu Himalaya. There are many options for additional exploration and high-altitude walking, including the crossing of cho La, 5420m-high pass into Khumbu if you want to extend your journeys in Everest trekking region.

Trip Facts

Trekking Duration: 15 Days

Starting from: Lukla 30minetues fly from Kathmandu.

Ending at: Lukla to Kathmandu by flight

Grade: Moderate to Strenuous.

Highest access of the trek: Gokyo Ri 5350 Meters.

Culture: Particularly based on Sherpa Buddhism Tibetan

Mode of trekking tour: Teahouse (Lodge)or camping trek

Himalayan sights: Mt. Everest, Amadablam, Thamserkhu, Nuptse, Lhotse etc.

Splendid breath taking place: Trek in the Everest region and touch the Mount Everest.

Gokyo Lake Trekking Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Katmandu (1334m), transfer Hotel and wel come diner.

Day 02: Katmandu by flight to Lukla and overnight at Phakding (2830m).

Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3480m).  

Day 04: Namche Bazaar Acclimatization. (Hike to Thame for Himalayan scenery, visit Monastery & wildlife animals)

Day 05: Namche Bazaar to Khumjung (3840m)

Day 06: Khumjung to Dole (4000m)

Day 07: Dole to Machhermo(4400m)

Day 08: Machhermo to Gokyo Lake (4750m)

Day 09: Gokyo lake to early in the morning Gokyo Ri (5350m) for Best Himalayan views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse , Cho Oyo, Amadablam , Thamserku, Makalu etc. and back to Gokyo lake ,after lunch continue to Na(4850m)

Day 10: Na to Phortse ( 3865m)

Day 11: Phortse to Tyangboche (3890m)

Day 12: Tyangboche to Namche Bazaar

Day 13: Namche Bazaar to Lukla

Day 14: Lukla by flight Katmandu.

Day 15: Katmandu valley sightseeing and farewell diner.

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