Max Altitude:4790 m
Activity:Trekking and Hiking
Route :Lukla, Gokyo Ri, Gokyo Lake
Group Size :1-16
Tour Customize :On Request
Trip Grade :Difficult
Best Season:Mar- May/ Sept- Nov
- Explore the five Gokyo Lakes and Ngozumpa Glacier.
- Enjoy the sunrise over mountains like Cho Oyu (8201m) and Mt. Everest (8848m).
- Trek through lively Sherpa villages and the Sagarmatha National Park.
Everest region is already world-renowned with scenic views of mountains and unique culture. Among the various trails in the region, Everest Trek with Gokyo Ri provides a stunning perspective of the Khumbu region. The trek heads to the beautiful Gokyo Lakes through Sherpa villages like Namche and Machhermo. Along with it, the amazing panoramic views from the Gokyo Ri (5360m) are one of a kind that you definitely don’t want to miss out on.
The trip takes 13 days to complete and starts at Kathmandu. Firstly, you head to Lukla on a flight and start to trek. The trekking trail heads north towards Phakding and enters the Sagarmatha National Park. You head towards Namche Bazaar and continue to Phungi Thanga. The trail deviated from the classic Everest Base Camp trail and continues north all the way to Gokyo village. Then, you spend a day at the village and hike to the top of the Gokyo Ri (5360m). Here, you can relish the views of the mountains like Cho Oyu (8201m), Mt. Everest (8848m), and other peaks in the Mahalangur range. Likewise, you can also explore the Gokyo lakes and Ngozumpa Glacier.
On average, you need to walk 6 hours daily but in some parts, it may be less than that because the trail gets easy. Throughout the trek, you get to visit many Sherpa villages like Namche Bazaar, Phungi Thanga, and Dhole.
To get the best views, spring and autumn are the perfect seasons to visit. Thus, these seasons also offer the best trekking experience. The trek is relatively difficult and you need to be in good physical shape. Also, it is better if you have previous experience in trekking.
- Detail Itinerary
- Trip Dates
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport.
Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2610m) 3-4 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3446m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 04: Acclimatization Day Visit Khumjung Village, Hotel Everest View (3880m). (B/L/D)
Day 05: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Phungi Thanga (3246m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 06: Trek from Phungi Thanga to Dhole (4110m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 07: Trek from Dhole to Machermo (4465m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 08: Trek from Machermo to Gokyo (4790m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 09: Sunrise excursion to Gokyo Ri to Machermo Base Camp (4465m) 6-7 hours. B/L/D)
Day 10: Trek from Machermo Base Camp to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 11: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2860m) 7-8 hours. (B/L/D)
Day 12: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu 40min. (B/D)
Day 13: Departure to Airport. (B)
- Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport.
- Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Phakding (2610m) 3-4 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3446m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 04: Acclimatization Day Visit Khumjung Village, Hotel Everest View (3880m). (B/L/D)
- Day 05: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Phungi Thanga (3246m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 06: Trek from Phungi Thanga to Dhole (4110m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 07: Trek from Dhole to Machermo (4465m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 08: Trek from Machermo to Gokyo (4790m) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 09: Sunrise excursion to Gokyo Ri (5333m) to Machermo Base Camp (4465) 6-7 hours. B/L/D)
- Day 10: Trek from Machermo Base camp to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 6-7 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 11: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2860m) 7-8 hours. (B/L/D)
- Day 12: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. (B/D)
- Day 13: Departure to Airport. (B)
Your arrival in Kathmandu will be marked by landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). A company representative of Himalayan Adventure Treks & Tours will receive you and transfer you to your hotel. Evening you can meet the participants and the trek members. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
After you have your breakfast, you will drive to the airport to embark on Lukla. The breathtaking views of mountains and rivers will make the approximately 40 minutes’ flight remarkable before landing at Tenzing-Hillary Airport, named after the pioneer invaders of Everest. After necessary arrangements/rearrangements, you will start heading towards Phakding which is reached at about 3-4 hours of moderate walking.
Following a trail through pine forest and crossing few suspension bridges, you will arrive at a small settlement called Benkar which is the gateway to Sagarmatha National Park. After necessary formalities, you will continue towards Namche Bazaar, the major market of the Everest region, which teems with shops and hotels of diverse standards.
Today is acclimatization day in Namche so, that your body can be acclimatized according to high elevation. It is also the preparation day before purse to further high elevation. we will go for a hike to Hotel Everest view where you can view the panoramic scenes of the Khumbu region. On the way to Everest view hotel, you can explore the local community and their lifestyle.
Today, the trail climbs steeply out of the valley through rhododendron forest, juniper and large conifers start to appear as the elevation increases making trekking beautiful in spring. The trail passes through Yak Kharkas and summer settlements. The views of Ama Dablam, Khumbi La, and Tawache are magnificent throughout the day. Overnight at guesthouse.
Morning after breakfast at Phungi Thanga we continue our trek to Dhole by the same route to Base camp. You will get a chance to see panoramic views of various mountains, rhododendron and birch forest with hanging mosses and lichens.
After a walk in wonderful landscapes, you arrive above Machermo which is a small settlement in a wide side valley. Machermo is also known for the home of a rescue post. You will see the native birdlife and marvel at the mountain flowers, enjoying views of Cho Oyu to the North.
Machermo peak (6237 m) climbing is a challenging trekking peak located in the Everest region, on the way to Gokyo lake which is open for climbing under Nepal Mountaineering Association(NMA). Gokyo lakes are populated with amazing high altitude ducks. Before Gokyo, there is a chautara ( resting place) covered with prayer flags and Gokyo village can be seen from here.
You will start your day early by climbing up to the top of Gokyo Ri which have stunning views of the upper Gokyo Valley, The massive Ngozumpa glacier and a panoramic view of the Khumbu Himalayas like a view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu and many more. After wonderful views in Gokyo, our trek finally descend down to Machermo Base camp.
The Morning after breakfast at Machermo Base Camp we walk down about 6-7 hours to reach the Namche Bazaar, you can enjoy a glimpse of the Everest region and its surrounding. you can also get a chance to explore the Sherpa culture throughout the trail.
This day trekking trail follows a sandy path with the strenuous walk. The trail is full of picturesque views of the landscape and some mountain scenarios. You can explore Lukla Bazaar and shop local items there. You can celebrate your successful trekking there in Lukla with special brands of drinks. Evening time offers you to visit the surrounding area before we stay overnight in Lukla.
On this day, you fly to Kathmandu in the morning. This short and scenic flight possibly makes you feel nostalgic because of the glimpses of snowy mountains through a private window of the plane. You will be transferred to the hotel where you either have leisure time or you may catch the last moments exploring the sights of Kathmandu.
Shopping in the market is another best option. In the evening, we have a farewell dinner at an authentic Nepalese restaurant with a cultural performance.
A representative from Himalayan Adventure Treks and Tours will take you to the airport, approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. On your way home you'll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.
- Pick up from Airport and Transfer to the hotel.
- Two Night’s 3* hotel in Kathmandu with Breakfast.
- Lunch Dinner and breakfast during trekking.
- National park permit, Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
- All necessary paper works.
- Domestic airport picks up and drop.
- Flight Ticket (LUK-KTM-LUK) / domestic airport Tax.
- All accommodations in tea houses during the treks.
- An experienced, helpful, and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 clients).
- Travel and rescue arrangements.
- Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
- Last night farewell dinner at an authentic Nepalese restaurant with a cultural performance.
- Nepal Visa fee you may obtain easily in Kathmandu airport.
- International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
- Extra night Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
- All meals in Kathmandu and trekking (and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
- All expenses in mountain over than Scheduled because sometimes can be stuck in the mountain due to bad weather delay flight or any reason.
- Travel and rescue insurance.
- Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, hot shower, etc).
Many people have questions as to what level of physical fitness is required for trekking in Nepal and that is extremely reliant on what activity the visitor is engaging in Nepal With that said, for a standard easy trek to Extreme hard level of trekking. The daily activity (trek) would be 5-6 hours,(depend on the trekking trail) and elevation will generally not exceed 5,600 meters like Everest Base Camp, Throng la passes, Chola passes treks and other passes or Base Camp but some of them are less than 4000m. The trekking day is involving both long steep climbs, and descents with a variety of terrain underfoot from well-trodden paths, to rocks covered with ice or snow, depending on the season. Mostly a day would include a number of climbs or descents of 600 meters more or less, starting after the early morning breakfast, resting at a lunch place in the afternoon, then continuous trekking until arriving at the teahouse.
In preparation for the trekking in Nepal, it is important, to begin with, the basic training requirement at least 2 months before departing for trekking in Nepal. Two to three hours of aerobic exercise like running, walking, swimming, cycling & some gym work per week is the minimum and most will find it beneficial to add some basic strength training to their physical fitness routine required for the hard trekking and for normal and easy trek just have some physical fitness is enough. One of the best ways to prepare is to take practice hikes with a daypack roughly the same weight as what you will be taking during the trek. Your calf should be enough fit and prepare for trekking. Mostly during the trekking calf paining or tired is the main issue. Do this only after a baseline of fitness has been reached. Moving fast is not our goal, will provide a more enjoyable and safe adventure trekking in Nepal for all easy and hard level.
Trekking Seasons in Nepal:
There are main two seasons in which Nepal where the most amount of visitors visit. (September, October & November) being the most popular season which is also called the peak season in Nepal, and spring (March, April & May) coming in close behind which is also called the mini-season in Nepal. The summer months of June, July, and August are the monsoon season and most of the time raining as such the trails are mostly washed out sometimes, and roads can sometimes be impassible due to landslide activates. Nevertheless, you can trek to rain-shadow regions like Upper Dolpo and Upper Mustang during the monsoon seasons. Nepal is a suitable destination for all seasons.
Winter is very dry & extremely cold and all the high passes become inaccessible due to ice and snow conditions. The temperature doesn’t usually fluctuate during the day time temperature is around 20-25 degrees. However, you gain the altitude the temperature decreases. The temperature can drop to around 0 to -25 degrees at night when staying at tented camps in Himalayan regions. Winter trek in higher altitudes is not advised due to the danger of avalanches and also altitude sickness. Although some may enjoy the sight of the snow-covered mountains as you reach your destination. However, the temperature does not change as much in lower mountain regions the nights are slightly colder than days’ time.
Autumn &Spring is the best timing for trekking in Nepal because the weather is generally warm and dry, and flowers are in bloom in the lower elevations of the country on the same time you can see the many festivals during that period.
A typical trekking day begins with the early morning breakfast around 7 am in the hotel. (Depend on the trekking region). It would advise you to pack your trekking gears in a duffle bag and essential supplies in your day pack after having breakfast; we begin the trek and head along the trail at around 8 am. The morning walk is more energetics to be longer as we begin with refreshed bodies and enthusiasm. A good morning’s walk, we make a stop for lunch at around 11-12 pm. The lunch involves group meals enjoying the vicinity around the stop & enjoys the organic & local food in the mountain. After resting for about an hour or two, we resume our trek to reach teahouse or camp by 2-3 pm. The afternoon walk is relatively shorter and can involve games and side trips as organized by the trekking experienced guides. You also can enjoy breaks during the trek to relax, read, and stroll around the area or doing yoga. You can explore with the local people and observe their lifestyle & culture. Dinner is served around 7-8 in the evening to round off the day.
Meals and Accommodations:
During the trekking period, the accommodation is commonly referred to as teahouses. These are family-run basic lodges that fill the role of the restaurant, Dining hall, and boarding house for tourists. Now a day’s electricity can be found in the rooms, which mean one light bulb, and one or two outlets for charging electronics. The common areas are also lit by electricity. Alternatively, teahouses may also use solar, hydroelectric, or have electrical lines running into the village, so the commonality and availability of electricity may vary. Still, a few of the trekking route electricity service is not available. Use the local traditional kerosene light.
Most of the teahouses have private rooms, though if the trek is in a more remote or high altitude place there are limited teahouses so season time dormitories are the norm. Most of the room has 2 single beds with basic bedding, and the bathroom is shared. Some of the places we can get the private bathroom also with a mix of western and squat style toilets in the bathrooms.
Breakfast and dinner are taken at the same teahouses and these lodges have large family style dining rooms centered on a stove or coal to provide heat basically in mountain areas. Most of the areas menu will have Nepali style western foods such as Pancake, pizza, Burger, fries, etc. Also on the menu is the traditional Nepali food Dal Bhat meal. This is a lentil soup with rice, vegetable, Pickle, or meat curry. Most menus will also offer a smattering of local cuisine.
Internal Flight Delays:
Nepal is an incredible and beautiful country of mixed of the White Mountains, deep valleys, Landscape, rivers, and green rolling hills. With this incredible diversity of landscapes, road travel can be extremely time consuming and flights within Nepal to reach popular trekking destinations is the easiest way. Not all the trekking destination has flight service, so road transportation is the only option. Mountainous terrain also comes with the possibility of in-climate weather. It mentions the incredibly high number of visitors during peak seasons makes internal flight delays a genuine possibility. To manage this situation, it may be helpful to have a few extras days on either end of your tour. If any cancellations or flight delays do occur (high chances of flight delays from around Kathmandu to Lukla, Everest region, Pokhara to Jomsom, Annapurna region), we also provide services to arrange chopper on the last stage to help you to be on your schedule on the premises of Civil Aviation Rules in Nepal which state that helicopters can fly if the visibility is 1500m. The cost ranges from USD400 to USD650 according to the number of passengers. The payment can be made either to the helicopter company or to us directly and can be made either by cash or using a credit card. It will be beneficial to purchase and review your insurance, the insurance companies may cover some of the alternative measures of travel. Flight insurance may cover changing your international flight if it is necessary.
Most expeditions, Adventurous trekking, and tours require that travel insurance and it is purchased prior to arriving in Nepal, but other normal treks and tours may not require. However, travel insurance is definitely an important consideration. There are a number of reasons to consider insurance. Firstly, it may be required, so check to see what is being asked for by the company. Second, Nepal is a landlocked country, and there are only a few direct flights. Travel in and out from country can encounter some disruptions if purchasing insurance, make sure flight delays and cancellations also included. Always choose insurance that, though every safeguard is in place during your Holiday, there are always extenuating circumstances that may result in an accident during trekking & tours. Read carefully printout of insurance policies to ensure that the trekking or any other activity you are engaging in is covered or not, as some policies have stopped covering trekking in certain places. If you are going above 5000 m or high always mention the policies so it’s cover the chopper service in the last condition. It is very important that if you have the comfort of good insurance, so do the research and choose carefully which makes your trip relaxing and joyful.
Nepal Visa Entry Procedure:
There is only one International airport which is the Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal. Immigration Office, TIA (Tribhuvan International Airport) under the Department of Immigration has been facilitating tourists flying to Nepal by providing Visa on Arrival.
‘On Arrival’ visa procedure is very quick and simple. October, November, March, April can expect some queues during peak Tourist season and October is basically the Nepalese got the Main festival Dashain. You can also get Visa from Nepalese Diplomatic Missions stationed abroad prior to your arrival. The choice is yours.
Visa obtains from Nepalese Diplomatic Missions, and then you must enter Nepal within six months from the visa issued date. Your total stay is counted starting from the day you enter into Nepal.
Visas obtained on Arrival at the Entry and Exit points are ‘Tourist Visas’. They bear multiple Re entry facility. Tourist Visa ‘On Arrival’ is the only entry visa to Nepal. If you are visiting Nepal for the purposes other than Tourism (sightseeing, tour, travel, mountaineering, trekking, visiting friends and families), you should still get ‘Tourist Visa’ to get into the country. However, you must change the category of visa as per your purpose and length of stay in Nepal from the Department of Immigration by producing required documents.
Please click below for the online Visa form.
The following visa rules apply for tourists:
For 15 days Multiple Entry Visa, the visa fee is the US $30 or equivalent foreign currency.
For 30 days Multiple Entry Visa, the visa fee is the US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency.
For 100 days Multiple Entry Visa, the visa fee is the US $ 100 or equivalent foreign currency.
According to the immigration regulations, a tourist is allowed to stay in Nepal only for 150 days in a year. You can extend the visa up to another 90 days.
US$ 2 or equivalent Nepalese currency per day for extension.
Additional US$ 25 or equivalent Nepalese currency on visa fee, if Multiple Entry facility is required for the extended period
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Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS):
Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) is usually seen in un-acclimatized people shortly after ascent to high altitudes. The condition occurs due to the thinning of air as the altitude increases. The condition, if not taken seriously and treated immediately, can be life-threatening and its symptoms can be seen generally above 3200 meters. The symptoms of Acute Mountain Sickness are nausea, vomiting, tiredness, shortness of breath, and cerebral pain. The itineraries are designed to properly acclimatize you to the change in high altitude climate and sufficient precautionary measures too are taken to take utmost caution for our valuable guests. Our staff also equipped with cell phones and satellite phones (Option) in the occurrence of any emergency cases. We are greatly driven to keep the safety and security of our clients as our foremost concern.
Water is essential for life, and clean water is imperative while on holiday. When visiting the less developed countries like Nepal it is a concern that all travelers should consider. There are few options when trekking or traveling in Nepal that will mitigate any chances of drinking contaminated water. The first consideration to take into account is that tap water should not be ingested. That even means when brushing your teeth in an urban area. Most will choose to buy bottled water and if doing so make sure the cap has sealed properly. Plastic bottle reuse is a big problem, and with that being said there are other options on the market to assist in making water drinkable. Mountain spring water is drinkable but if you use the purified tablet. The conservation area project also sells this tablet most of the trekking area. A guide will assist you to find out it also.
Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu Nepal, our company representatives are stationed to welcome you to the country. We request you to carefully look for your and company name placard being held by our representatives following the events upon landing. Our representatives will be responsible to escort you up to your hotel in Kathmandu. There are many brokers, Taxi drivers, and trouble maker people offering you to carry your luggage and take you to your destination as you exit from the gate. We request you to pay no attention to these people and follow the company representatives and follow their instructions.
How to Book Your Tour:
Before booking any tour or trekking please read all the terms and conditions thoroughly and call or email the company representative with any questions prior to making any payments. Begin by filling out a booking form and pay the non-refundable deposit. Fill out the form completely and if any confusion contacts the company person so as not to disrupt the expediency of the process. The form may be submitted online or by downloading the form and mailing or Whatsapp the form to your company representative.
It is very important to understand all aspects of the chosen trip, from what’s included and excluded, to the level of service, or even what trip may be right for your level of experience and fitness. Take the time to get all the questions answered so that when booking the trip, it is without trepidation.
Equipment List for Everest Gokyo Trek:
Everest Gokyo Trek is difficult trekking but however our long-year experience of operating Trekking to Nepal, We learn many things and would like to give some information to pack your equipment list for your Everest Gokyo Trek and we hope, this information will be helpful you so success your trip.
You will require a duffel bag or a backpack for trekking (65- 75 L) max, and all our trekking stuff is kept in this duffle bag, and this will be carried by our porters. However, Himalayan Adventure also provides the duffle back if needed.
A day backpack:
You will need a day backpack and you will be carrying it every day by yourself and we recommend you it has to be at least 25L and you can carry important documents like Passport, credit card along with the need to carry a water bottle, snacks bar and clothing layers (hat, gloves, fleece, sunblock, poles, etc…).
Everest Gokyo Trek is difficult to trek, and It is essential to have good trekking boots, and it should be waterproof (in case of snow, or rain) Make sure it should be fit on your feet and comfortable during walking. Also, recommend you bring the Crompton during the winter season in Nepal.
You need to have a pair of sports shoes or sandals to use while you are in camp or tea houses after the trek.
Everest Gokyo Trek is a relatively difficult trekking so sneakers are not suitable for this trek so you can leave your sneakers in Kathmandu hotel until you get back.
You need to have a lightweight sleeping bag that works for the minus 15 degrees for the summer season but during the winter we recommend minus 20 degrees for the Everest Gokyo Trek. Himalayan Adventure can provide it if you need one but has to be returned after the trek.
You need to have good quality fleece jacket at least 1 synthetic jacket or pullovers are a great alternative to fleece because they are lighter and more compressible and gives you enough warmth during the trekking.
Down jacket is compulsory and recommends you to bring the warm enough so can keep you warm during the Everest Gokyo Trek.
You need to have at least 4 pairs of thick socks during the spring & autumn but winter and monsoon need at list 5 pairs of socks for the Everest Gokyo Trek.
Lightweight/ warm insulated pants:
You need to have at least 2 pairs of lightweight trekking pants like Lightweight expedition thermal bottoms, Nylon hiking shorts, Softshell and hardshell trekking pants, Water/windproof trousers, and Casual pants so we can use as the weather.
You need to have 3 ice-breaker merino wool to keep you warm from the cold or synthetic shirts and if you are not allergic to wool products, merino wool is the ideal for Everest Gokyo Trek.
You need to have at least three shirts.
You need to have few pairs of underwear and this can be as much as you need as there are no washing facilities every day on Everest Gokyo Trek so, we highly recommend you to have enough pair of underwear.
You need at least one waterproof jacket for the rain/snow and wind for the Everest Gokyo Trek and waterproof pants may be on option.
Head and face gear:
Sun Hat or cap during the day time, Woolen Hat for morning & Evening and Polarized sunglasses are compulsory.
You need warm gloves.
Adapter Plug for Charging the Camera and Mobile, Camera belt, Passport belt ( nice to have), Swiss army knife (option), Flashlight, Headlamp, Water bottle, Extra camera battery, Hand sanitizer, Alarm clock, Hiking poles (optional ) and Binoculars (optional).
Razor, razor blades, shaving cream, aftershave toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss, sunscreen, toilet paper, small towel, and period pads (for women).
First Aid Medical Kit box (can be purchased in Thamel Kathmandu), Altitude Medicines (Diamox), Tylenol, aspirin, ibuprofen, Anti-diarrheic, Powerful antibiotics, and Nasal Spray or Drops.
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