Gokyo trek in Nepal, the Gokyo Lakes with their sparkling, clear waters are among the most memorable sights. Approximately 5,000 meters tall, they are the world’s highest freshwater lake system. A trek to the Gokyo trek route is ideal for those seeking a challenge but who do not mindless time spent at high altitude and more variety in their views. Trekkers can climb the same altitude as Everest Base Camp on a trek to the six glacial-fed Gokyo Lakes and the top of Gokyo Ri, which is the highest and HIRO and free trekking peak in the Khumbu region. It offers spectacular views of Everest, as well as other very high mountains and glaciers. Gokyo Ri trek, you will be able to see beautiful turquoise high-altitude lakes, the Ngozumpa glacier the largest glacier in the Himalayas, and other mountains over 8,000 meters (Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu).
Gokyo Trek would you like to do this trek? Contact we NepalAlsace trek specialists so we can arrange a licensed guide for you on this trek Gokyo trek map it is best to do this trek in spring (March-June), as well as autumn (September-November) as with most treks in Nepal. The weather will likely be clear and warm during these months. Due to the dry dust in the Khumbu region, many trekkers receive the ‘Khumbu cough’ in this region. In the summer and monsoon seasons, it is possible to trek, but you will need to prepare more for difficult conditions, and the views might not be as clear.
Gokyo Trek Nepal
Trekking at a high altitude of this length is generally considered to be moderate. The summit of Gokyo Ri is the highest point reached on a trek of the mountain, at approximately 5,320 meters. In terms of altitude, the summit of Gokyo Ri is around the same altitude as Everest Base Camp, making this trek relatively easy. There will never be a night spent sleeping at this altitude during the trek
How to Get There and How to Get There and a way for Gokyo valley trek
Namche to Gokyo trek obtaining a trail permit is typically as easy as flying to Lukla, which is the closest airport to the Everest Base Camp trek. In itself, this is an amazing experience. Flights from Kathmandu take around 35 minutes in small fixed-wing aircraft. However, during bad weather, the airport frequently closes, so it is wise to keep a day or two buffer as you prepare to fly to Lukla.
Food and Accommodations
Teahouses are well developed and relatively comfortable on the Gokyo Lakes trek, as they are elsewhere in the Khumbu region. This region offers a variety of accommodations ranging from ultra-budget to hotels similar to those in Nepal’s cities, with hot showers and electric blankets on the beds. Nonetheless, not all grades of accommodation are available in all settlements, particularly the smaller ones.
Gokyo region trek In addition to good food, you’ll find items like rice and curry, noodles, momos, soup, and Tibetan-style bread on the menu as well. Khumbu’s main food is potatoes, and trekking lodges offer more of them than other parts of Nepal, avoiding other fresh vegetables. As you advance in your career, you’ll find that fresh food is less available and prices increase.
Gokyo trek cost | 1232 US$| P/P a minimum of 2 people in the Group,
- 1Day 1 : Arrival Kathmandu (1300m).
Arrival Kathmandu airport | And transfer to the hotel.
- 2Day 2 : Kathmandu to Phakding (2610m) 7,000 Ft 3 hours the walking.
Early morning flight to Lukla. Our trek from the gate of the Khumbu valley to Phakding Stay overnight at the lodge.
- 3Day 3 : Phakding to Namche (3,440m) 11,080 Ft, 5 hours the walking | Sherpa capital
We enter the Sagarmatha National park and cross the Dudhkosi river. We climb steeply up to the Namche Bazar Sherpa capital of the Khumbu Everest | Stay overnight at Lodge.
- 4Day 4 : Namche to Khumjung (3,790m) 11,710 Ft, 2 hours the walking | Mountain view
Namche-hiking to Khunde Hospital was set up by the late Sir Edmund Hillary and we can visit up to Syangboche (3800m.) where Everest View Hotel is situated above Namche for some outstanding views of Everest (8,848m), Nuptse (7,861m), Lhotse (8,414m), Ama Dablam (6,856m), Thamserku (6,608m), Khngtenga (6,685m), and Kusum Kanguru (6,367m). There are also good views of the National Park Centre and Museum just above the town | Stay overnight in the Lodge in Khumjung.
- 5Day 5 : Khumjung to Dhole 4,200 m | Tawache, Amadablam, Kangtenga and Thamseku view
Trek to Dhole (4,200m) 13,610, hours walking | Stay overnight at Lodge.
- 6Day 6 : Dhole to Machherm | Machhermo peak view
Our trek to Machhermo (4,410m) 14,663 Ft, 4 hours walking | Stay overnight at Lodge.
- 7Day 7 : Machhermo to Gokyo | Cho-oyo view
Trek to Gokyo (4,790m) 15,580 Ft, 4 hours walking | Stay overnight at Lodge.
- 8Day 8 : Climb to Gokyo free trekking peak.
Before breakfast visit to Gokyo Ri (5,320m) 17,570 Ft, it takes 4 hours and after lunch back down to Nala (4,200m) | Stay overnight at Lodge.
- 9Day 9 : Nala to Phortse
Nala-Phortse (3,640m) 12,496 Ft, very famous old Sherpa Village 6 hours walking | Stay overnight at Lodge.
- 10Day 10 : Phortse to Jorsale
Phortse-we climb up to Mongla and our lunch will be at Namche Bazar after lunch 2 hours walking to the Jorsale 6 hours. | Stay overnight at Lodge.
- 11Day 11 : Jorsale to Lukla
Jorsale-Lukla your last walking day 5 hours. | Stay overnight at the Lodge.
- 12Day 12 : Lukla to Kathmandu.
From Lukla flight back to Kathmandu | And transfer to the hotel.
- 13Day 13 : Your safety day at Kathmandu.
Free day at Kathmandu | Hotel includes bed and breakfast.
- 14Day 14 : Enjoy flight back to your home
After breakfast drive to the Kathmandu airport your scheduled flight back to the home.
Gokyo trek cost 1232 U$D
- Transport service for arrivals and departures.
- As per itinerary, hotel in Kathmandu with bed and breakfast.
- The ticket price is 360 US$ per person for Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu.
- 11000 rupees for the Nepalese Guide tickets.
- During the trek there are three meals a day - breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
- While trekking, you will stay in lodges.
- There is a maximum of 3500 rupees per person per day for meals and lodging.
- Entry permits to Everest National Park cost 3,500 Nepalese rupees.
- The village tax for Pasang Lhamu is 2000 Nepali rupees per person.
- A trekking guide who speaks English and is licensed by the government.
- Over the 6 Pax group, we will provide you with an experienced mountain leader who has the best Hotel Management (NATHM) Mountain Leader Course, Component 1-2, Navigation Course, Rock climbing Course, Mountain rescue Training, and Basic Mountaineering Training.
- Porters and guides have insurance, salaries, and accommodations during the trek.
- Working with company papers and government taxes, etc.
Gokyo trek cost Excludes
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
- The cost of your international air ticket, Nepal visa fee, medical insurance, and emergency case.
- Personal expenses, bar bills, hot showers, telephones, laundry, and drinks.
- The balance will be non-refundable if you return earlier than scheduled or due to weather problems.
From September to November and from March to May
During the day, it is normal and at night, it is 5-10 degrees.
Lukla to Kathmandu Plane ticket costs 360 U.S. dollars per person The cost of Gokyo trekking is 872 US$) per person for a minimum of 2 people in a group
Gokyo Trek is a more comfortable trek than trekking EBC, Chola pass, and Renjola pass. Gokyo Ri (5,320m) is your highest point for your trek in the Khumbu Gokyo valley.
Pasanglhamu VCD permit and Sagarmatha National Park permit.
When you take a guide and porter, you will have a very safe trip all the way through Nepal. You should book your trip with an agency if something goes wrong, then they can solve any problems and take full responsibility.
The best toilets and dining rooms are available in every village
Chinese, Nepalese, Tibetan, Indian, and Italian dishes.
An average of 5 to 6 hours of walking per day.
Yes you can see Thamserku (6,608m), Kusum Kangaru (6,367m), Amadablam (6,856m), Cho-Oyo (8,200m), Everest (8,848m), Pumori (7,165m), and many other mountains views
It usually takes 13 days and 14 nights
Normally, you need to bring with you flowing equipment. + walking boot If possible Gore tax boot is better. + Warm socks and Gaiters in case of rain or snow. + Day carry bag and Down Jacket over 3,000 meters you get very cold. + Sleeping bag and others which are not mansions here.
Arrival & departure transport service. Hotel in Kathmandu with bed and breakfast as per itinerary. Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu domestic plane ticket 360 US$: Per Person. For the Nepali Guide 11,000 Rs A day three times meals-Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the trek. Lodge accommodation during the trek. Maximum 3500 Rs per day per person for meals & lodge. Everest National park entry permit 3,500: Nepali Rs. Pasang Lhamu Village Tax 2000 Rs Nepali Per Person. English- speaking –Government licensed holder trekking guide. Over the 6 Pax group, we will provide you experience mountain Leader, who has the best trained Hotel Management (NATHM) Mountain Leader Course, Component 1-2, Navigation Course, Rock climbing Course, Mountain rescue Training and Basic Mountaineering training, etc. Guide and porters-Insurance, Salary and they are accommodation during the trek. Company paper working and Government taxes etc.
You feel like you have a hangover/ You feel unwell/you have a headache/ you have shortness of breath/ you lose your appetite/ you have bad sleep/ you have vomiting/ you have fevers, etc.
Yes, if a woman travels alone to Nepal no problem but you take a guide or porter from a registered trekking agency because the trekking company is fully responsible for trekking and Mountain climbing. Our agency staff always take care of you, and they will provide you a single room single tent during the tea house trek and during the climbing trek. But if you contact a freelance Guide then you get many problems they try to make a chit for a single woman. Therefore if you book guide porter with un agency then it is good safe your Holyday travel to Nepal.
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