• Everest Region
  • 4,750 m
  • 2 to Above
  • Mar- April-May- Oct-Nov

 Gokyo Valley Trek Highlights

  •  Splendid and scenic flight to Lukla from Kathmandu.
  • Get Welcoming from Sherpa Culture and people
  • Amazing view of Gokyo Lake
  • Climbing Gokyo Ri at the elevation of 5,483 m
  • Spectacular views of the Himalayan range from Gokyo Ri including Everest, Cho Oyu, and Makalu, Amadablam, Thamserku and many more.
  • Impressive Choyu Glacier

Gokyo Valley Trek covers one of the most beautiful places that lie to the west of the Khumbu area of the Everest region. It enriches with crystal –clear Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo Ri ( Peak ) for climbing and pastures for yaks to graze during summertime. From Gokyo valley one can also enjoy the 360-degree view of beautiful mountains. That include Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu - four of them are the world’s eight-thousander peaks .

One can ascend a small ridge Gokyo Ri and summit in 2-3 hours and enjoy panoramic view of the Himalayas. Gokyo Ri ( Peak ) is a huge black mound of rock and dirt. No need to have a climbing permit from Nepal Mountaineering Association for this peak neither climbing experience. The view from the top of Gokyo Ri (Peak is arguably better than the one above Gorak Shep).

We explore Gokyo valley before and after while trekking up to Everest Base Camp by adding another five or six days to the itinerary. The trail leads past rhododendron and oak forests and waterfalls which often freez in winter. A couple of hours’ trekking on this beautiful trail we reach Dole where we spend the night in a teahouse. While returning from the Gokyo valley, we walk through Machhermo and Namche Bazaar and our trek ends at Lukla. From Lukla we catch a flight to Kathmandu.

Gokyo Valley Trekking is the best choice for those who want to explore the lifestyle of the Himalayan people, their religion, customs and traditions of the Everest Region. Real beauty of Everest region lies in its exquisiteness to attract trekkers once they come to explore this remote land. Exciting Himalaya offers Gokyo Valley trek for both group and private departures. For more details, please email us at excitinghimalaya@gmail.com

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu & transfer to Hotel (1,300m)

Day 2
Permits preparation day

Day 3
Fly to Lukla (2,800m) and trek to Phakding (2,651m) 3 hrs walking

Day 4
Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)

Day 5
Namche Bazaar acclimatization day and hike to Syangboche (3,780m) 5 hrs.

Day 6
Trek from Namche Bazaar to Dole

Day 7
Trek from Dole to Machhermo

Day 8
Trek from Machhermo to Gokyo

Day 9
Trek from Gokyo to Gokyo Ri and trek back to Machhermo

Day 10
Trek from Machhermo to Namche Bazaar

Day 11
Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla

Day 12
Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu:

Day 13
Final Departure

Service Include

  • Pick up & drop to and from Airport by private Car/Van/Bus as per group size
  • 3 night hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast
  • Both way air ticket (KTM-LUKLA- KTM) for the Member & Guide including Airport tax
  • Local Tax for Everest Region
  • Sagarmatha (Everest) National park fee
  • Fresh Meals on full board ( Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner) with Hot drinks and Tea/ Coffee
  • An English Speaking Local Trekking Guide, Assistant Guide & Porters
  • All applicable government taxes levied in Nepal
  • Staff daily wages, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation

Service Exclude

  • International airfare
  • Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses: phone call, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, mineral water & hot shower
  • Rescues, repatriation, medicines, medical tests and hospitalization expenses
  • Clothing packing items or bags, personal medical kit
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • Any additional staff other than specified

Trip Reviews
5 stars
- based on 2 reviews
  1. excellent gokyo valley trek with reliable company
    Gyan8th June, 2019

    Exciting Himalaya took care of everything, accommodation, food, itinerary, transportation what they have been provided was amazing. they afford possibility and try to make us happy always. our guide Mr. Nabaraj and porter Balkrishna were fantastic. Such an amazing and awesome Gokyo valley trek with Exciting Himalaya We’ll definitely be back and 100% recommended.
  2. Gokyo Valley trek with EXCITING HIMALAYA
    Shiva Raj1st May, 2019

    Gokyo Valley trek with EXCITING HIMALAYA After reviewing many websites got into Hostel Himalaya for which is one of the top rated hostes in Kathmandu which is 10 minutes walk from thamel, the place is clean, comfortable, friendly staff, quiet and at a reasonable price for a room or a bed and sight seeing and trekking as well. After inquiring for few treks I got to know that Gokyo Valley trek is one of the most beautiful and adventurous treks. I booked a trek to Gokyo Valley with exciting himalaya which is also organised by the same company. I booked it for $1250 which was most reasonable amongst other trek organizing teams. $1250 includes two-way airfare, breakfast, lunch dinner, guide charges and porter charges. Our team of trekkers flew from Kathmandu to lukla which is the starting point of the Gokyo trek guide name Ram gave us a detailed idea about the points which we will be visiting, he was a certified with Nepal tourism board, he was well aware of the place and is a fun loving guy. Coming to the sight seeing the view is breath taking from Valleys, Mountains, Lakes, Glaciers, and some wild lifes especially the massive Yaks. I was also impressed with the hospitality of Sherpa culture people who based in Gokyo Valley. After reaching the Gokyo-Ri which is the Last point of Gokyo Valley trek the view was simply awesome a complete 360° view of the Himalayan snow capped mountain can be seen Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Everest, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Choyu, Gokyo Lake and Choyu Glaciar. The 11 days trek made me forget everything and was a life changing moment of my life I will never forget this trek ever especially the Sunrising behind the Mt. Everest which is the most mesmerizing moment. I would recommend this trek to each and everyone visiting Nepal for trekking and if possible try to book the trek with Exciting Himalaya as I find the organisers very helpful, knowledgeable, and trustworthy. Thank you Exciting Himalaya, trek guide Ram and the porter Lakpa, and the Sherpa culture people and Nabaraj owner of Hostel Himalaya for the unforgettable trek and stay. I will visit again to Hostel Himalaya Thank you

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