Gokyo Lake Trekking

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Trip Highlights

  • The trek offers stunning views of the world’s highest peaks, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam.
  • Visit monasteries, prayer flags, and chortens that reflect the rich Buddhist heritage of the region.
  • The sunrise from Kala Patthar is especially breathtaking.

Trip Facts

Trip Start/End
Trip Grading:
Best Season
Mar – May and Oct – Dec
B & B
As your request
Private vehicle

Trip Overview

Gokyo Lake Trekking instant an exceptional chance to observe the Himalayan ranges over 8000m together with the Mt. Everest ( highest peak of the world, 8848m), Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu and the Ngozumpa glacier. You can also see the flora and fauna of the Sagarmata National Park. The glowing, immaculate blue and green waters of the Gokyo Lakes are one of the extraordinary sight of Nepal.

Outline Itineary

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 2: sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 3: Fly to Lukla Airport(2800m) & Pakding trek- 3-4 hrs
Day 4: Pakding to Namchhe Bazar (3450m)-
Day 5: Namchhe Bazar day hike to khumjung
Day 6: Namche Bazar to Dole(3810m)-6hrs
Day 7: Hikking upto Machhermo from Dole(4470m)- 6 hrs
Day 8: Machhermo to Gokyo (4800m)- 5hrs
Day 9: Climb Gokyo Ri (5350m)-6hrs
Day 10: Trek down Gokyo to Dole- 5-6hrs
Day 11: Dole to Namche Bazar-5-6hrs
Day 12: Namche Bazar to Lukla-6-7 hrs
Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu
Day 14: Final Departure

Day by Day Itinerary

After arraving at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu, you will be received by our guide or a representative who will take you back to the hotel and overnight stay at there.

After taking your breakfast, you would have driven for sightseeing in Kathmandu. We will have a remarkable sightseeing tour to the Heritage sites declared by UNESCO. You will have a memorable trip to Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swyambhunath Stupa, Patan Durbar Square, Bouddhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple.

Early in the morning at first flight, we will fly to Tenzing Hillary airport Lukla. After that we will begin our trekking to Phakding. We will walk 3-4 hours to reach Phakding and overnight stay at there.

From Phakding, the trails follow alongside with Dudh Koshi River passing through Blue Pine forest, several bridges and villages. We will reach to Monjo (2800m) by crossing Monjo Khola steeply. We will move entirely easy ascent to reach to Jorsale. After that, walk ahead fleeting a waterfall and you will be amazed with the natural view of Rhododendron and Magnolia trees. The footpath is delightful ti reach the Hillary Suspension Bridge. The beautiful sight of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Tawache, Kangaru Peak, Kusum Peak welcome us when climbing towards Namche Bazar. We will hike for 4 hours and overnight stay at Namche Bazar.

Khumjung village (3800m) is one of the delightful villages and biggest settlement of Sherpa. In Khumjung, we can visit to a Monastery. We will adore the Himalayan vista from Syangboche and conversant with lots of plants and animals life of the Everest Region. You will memorize with the miraculous view of Khumbu Mountain (6856m), Thamserku(6608m), immense vistas of Everest. We will be back to the Namche Bazar to overnight stay.

After breakfast in Namchhe Bazar, the trek starts steep staircase over the Namche. The trail may be easier and figurate to the Dudhkoshi valley. You can see the ridiculous Khumbu valley, Mt. Everest, Tenboche Monastery. By walking hard steep nearly 2 hours to climb Mong. You can enjoy the magnificent view of Mt. Ama sablam, Mt Kangtage,Thamserky, and Khumbia Mountains and walk around one hour to reach Dole and stay there.

It’s the easy way to walk among other days. The trail descends to stream from the dole. You will pass some tea houses and the trail to climb the hills. You will climb to Luza(4390m) and can rest here. Our trails have passed through forest, bridges and waterfall. We climb on a trail over the scenic view of Cho Oyu, Kantega and Thamerku Mountains. We wll pass small village and sandy trail to reach Machhermo, stay at there.

The trail climbs the ridge of valley brilliant view of Kantaga and Cho-oyu Mountain. The trail becomes more ups to Kharka. We will across few stone houses to reach Pangka (4380m). From Panka the trail will be narrow and sharp climb close to the Ngozumpa glacier. The terminal point of hard ascends cross the bridge over the stream that flows from Gokyo Lake and reach at Taujun Lake 4720 m/15481ft. We explore Dudh Pokhari (4750m) to meet the Gokyo Lake (4790m/15711ft). Overnight stay at there.

This is the significant treks by Gokyo RI lying on the elevation of 4750m. we will walk approximately 4hours and pass through Pangka, risky Morains of Ngozumpa Glacier. We will appreciate dazzling greenish blue Gokyo Lake. From the top, the view of Himalayas of Mt. Everest, Makalu range, Gychung Kang, Nuptse can be seen excellent. Those who explore the glacier and Gokyo peak have been rewarded.

On this day we will back moving downward to reach Dole. The trail descends while climbing a hill before. We will be pleased to view the Himalayas of Thamserku, Cho Oyu, and Kangtega. Overnight at tea house.

We will continue our descent trait to Namche Bazaar to spend the night.

We will penetrate on a rocky trail and pass several bridges to reach the leveled trail. After reaching to Lukla, the treks in the mountains are finished. We will celebrate the successful journey of Mountains at Lukla. Overnight at tea house.

After taking the breakfast in lukla, we will move to the lukla airport to fly back to the Kathmandu which takes 30 minutes flight time. The trekking part of the journey ends from Lukla. After arriving in Kathmandu, you will transfer to the hotel where you will stay overnight there.

This is the last day in Nepal, the trips come to end. Our representatives will come to meet you at your hotel to drop off Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) for your flight to home. You will reach three hours before for your scheduled flight time.
All the best for your onward Journey!!!

Package included on

  • Trekking Permit for your related trip
  • Trekkers’ Information Management system (TIMS) card
  • Professional English speaking guide with porter, 2 trekkers for 1 porter (1 porter carries 20-25 kilograms of luggage)
  • Salary, food, accommodation and Insurance for Nepali staff
  • All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Accommodation in teahouses (lodges) during the trek
  • Bus tickets (Tourist Bus or Public Bus)

Package does not included on

  • All bar bills during the trek [soft, hot & alcoholic drinks]
  • Private vehicle for the long drive
  • Tips for staff (Guide, Driver & Porter)
  • Hotel accommodation Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Travel insurance
  • Hot shower, Battery Charge, Wi-Fi, Heater Charge and your personal expenses.

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