Name of Trail: Gokyo Valley Trek
Duration: 15 days
Maximum altitude: 5360m
Per Day walking: approx. 5-6 hours
Trek Style: Tea house/ Camping
Transportation: Flight & Private Vehicle
Accommodation: Star level accommodation in cities, tea house/ lodge during the trek
Activities: Trekking in Himalaya
Best Month: March - June & Sept - Dec
Gokyo Everest trekking is the popular trekking of this Everest region. Situated at Everest region, Gokyo valley trek is fascinating trekking destination that takes you all the way to the shiny lake at the lap of Mt Everest. This frozen lake is popular for its location and its natural beauties all around. Residing in the small lodges and trekking through gives you panoramic and magnificent mountain views. It is an alternative to Everest base camp trekking and usually less crowded. The more of Everest is visible from this Gokyo RI, from a slightly greater distance than from kalapatther. You can experience exceptional beauty from this trekking. You will get through more a legendary mountains.Commencing this trek you will pass through various Buddhist monasteries and snow towering mountains. Sherpa’s and their cultures can be well perceived through this trek. The remarkable view of this trekking would be Ice Bridge. This region is famous for flowers and fauna as well. Explore the highlands of Nepal and visualize the astonishing view of MT Everest and other mighty peaks. Also experience the culture and religion of Sherpa people and there hospitality.
Day 1: Welcome to Kathmandu valley.
We assist you from international airport to our hotel. Enjoy evening dinner and rest overnight.
Day 2: Half day sightseeing tour to Kathmandu valley. Preparation for the trek.
Today early in the morning after breakfast we provide you an experienced guide who will take you to some of the best sightseeing and cultural places around. At evening go for shopping and be prepared for the trek. Rest overnight.
Day 3: Early morning scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2830m).
Early in the morning drive to Manthali (4 hours) Take Manthali to Lukla flight. (April, May, June and July 2019). After a scenic flight to world most adventurous airport lukla, we let you explore the fascinating town of lukla. Enjoy the first sight to MT Everest. Enjoy evening dinner and cultural programs and rest overnight.
Day04: Trek from lukla to Namche Bazaar (3480 meters).
Today we trek from lukla following rough trekking trail of Everest region all the way to the gate way town of MT Everest, Namche Bazar. Explore the Sherpa town and enjoy the hospitality they offers.
Day05: Namche Bazaar explore day.
Today full day sightseeing and cultural tour around Namche bazar. Enjoy the fascinating view of mighty Everest and explore the cultural monasteries and ancient holy places around. Encounter with the humble people of Namche bazar and know there culture and religion. Rest overnight.
Day06: Trek from Namche Bazar to Dole (4130m).
Today trek from Namche Bazar trekking for 4-5hours into the adventurous trekking trail of Everest region all the way to Dole. Rest overnight.
Day07: Trek from Dole to Machhermo (4470 meters).
Today trek from Dole to Machhermo. We trek for 5hours into the beautiful natural surroundings. Rest overnight.
Day08: Trek from Machhermo to Gokyo (4770 meters).
Today after breakfast we trek from Machhermo all the way to beautiful Gokyo. We trek for 4-5hours following the scenic trail of MT Everest. Rest overnight.
Day09: Early morning hiking to Gokyo RI (5360 m) and then return back to Gokyo.
Early morning an hour hike up to Gokyo RI. Enjoy the scenic view of MT Everest and Gokyo Lake. Trek back to Gokyo and rest overnight.
Day10: Trek back to Dole (4130 m).
Today trek from Gokyo descending all the way back to Dole. We walk for 4-5hours. Rest overnight.
Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3480 m).
Today we trek from Dole all the way back to Namche bazar. We trek for 4-5hors walking the scenic route of MT Everest. Rest overnight.
Day12: Trek to Lukla (2795 m).
Today we trek for 4-5hours walking back from Namche Bazar all the way to beautiful Lukla. Rest overnight.
Day13: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu.
Today we fly a scenic flight from lukla back to Kathmandu valley. Explore around Kathmandu valley and rest overnight.
Day14: Rest day in Kathmandu.
Full day rest at Kathmandu valley. You may enjoy the day at Thamel local pub and enjoy your farewell dinner at hotel. Rest overnight.
Hope you enjoyed your trek to Everest region. Farewell.
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About Nepal Visa:
Nepal visas can be easily obtained from the Government of Nepal, Nepalese Embassy or Consulate office located in your country. You can get a visa from the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on your arrival or from any other entry point in Nepal. Make sure to bring a few sets of your passport size photos. Visa fees are inexpensive.
You can also apply for a visa in a near embassy or either you can travel to Nepal and get a visa on arrival. We will assist you to settle your visa work too.
Accommodation in Kathmandu and Trek:
We offer you a star rated accommodation with comfort and cozy. You will be amused with the facility and warmth we offer you including facility like (attached bath, A/C, 24 hours running hot and cold shower). During the trek your accommodation is includes Mt. Lodge and local tea houses but we do our best for providing the best available lodges on a twin- sharing basis, some tea house are basic with shared washing and toilet facilities. If you are prefer a single room in Kathmandu and trek you may indicate your preference on request and pay a single supplement cost. Contact us
Meals and Drinking Water:
We provide you only Bb facility in city as preferred in itinerary. Full board meals are included (breakfast, Lunch and dinner with cup of tea or coffee) throughout the trek. We provide you food from the local tea house Mt. Lodge en route chosen from a menu. Breakfast and dinner is to be provided from the same tea house we would overnight but lunch would be en route in between. You can enjoy the Nepalese style cuisine or any other continental food as per required. You are to be giver from pizza to snacks. Most teahouses offer a variety of rice and noodle dishes, as well as soup and seasonal vegetable. A variety of cereals, bread and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast.
Health and Fitness Required:
Health is the most important part of traveling or trekking. One must possess good physical condition before and while commencing Himalaya’s tour. If you don’t have any trekking experiences better grab one or be physically prepare for the trek. Before commencing adventurous trek you can commence a short hike, cycling or a short walking tour, this may help you a lot throughout the trek.
The highest height you will reach on this trip is 5545m from the sea level. The walk may be ups and down passing various villages, high land, wilderness and much more difficult and rough trail.
We strongly advise travelers to consult with your medical doctor before travelling and do the regular check up of your health and report us while booking a trip with us.
Guide and Porter:
Trained, license holder, English speaking, honest and friendly...
Our porter are fully equipped and insured for each trip they are responsibility with us. As you know that we are very honest with the porter issues and their condition while on trek thus we make sure that our porter are fully prepared for the trip. We are closely working with international porter Progress Association for the welfare and befit for the touristic porters.
It is our company’s management system; the maximum load carried by our porter is 20 to 25 KG so be sure that your trekking bag is not loads more 20 KG.
One of the most important factors of trekking is the travel insurance. To be sufficiently protected in terms of insurance, you will need specialized travel insurance for participation in risky activities.
Your travel insurance policy must be covers emergency evacuation, trip injury, lost baggage, medical treatment and expenses, theft, liability is recommended. Make sure the insurance covers all the activities that you will be undertaking your stay in Nepal such as trekking and climbing including others trip.
We organize any route of Nepal trek with fix departure basis or private trip, the minimum group size would be two and maximum group size is ten of more on request. We can also organize private trip to solo person with single supplement cost. Else, join our estimated group departure dates available online market or ask us with your personal suitable flexible dates, we will open group date on the same date.
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