About Gokyo Valley Trek

Gokyo Valley Trek is the popular trekking in Everest region that offers with the gorgeous view of great massifs, glacier and mesmerizing lakes within a stunning valley. Trekking to the Himalayas of Nepal - Khumbu Region, which holds the incredible picturesque view of great snow-capped mountains and also the fascinating valley situated in between Himalayan range – Gokyo Valley where beautiful lakes are present. Exploring these wonderful Gokyo Valley will be touching one’s heart and its scenic beauty can’t erase from one’s eyes. 
…valley of mesmerizing lakes and one of the world largest glacier (Ngozumpa) with astonishing beauty of the Himalayan region.
 

Gokyo Valley 

Gokyo valley is located at Solukhumbu district of Nepal with the elevation of 4,750 m. this village is regarded as the highest settlement place of the world as well as the world highest hill is also located in Gokyo valley. 
 

Why Gokyo Valley Trek? 

Gokyo Valley Trek holds the excellence features of nature. Those who are travel lovers and want to get in and explore to the Himalayan Range of Nepal, this valley will offers with the wild and astonishing view of glacier lakes, one of the well known is Gokyo Lake. Trekking to Gokyo Valley bestows the Ngozumpa Glacier – one of the largest glacier of Nepal, panoramic views of mountains like Mt. Everest – world highest peak, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and other many mountains. During trekking to Gokyo Valley, it is also possible to get an encounter with the rare species of flora and fauna as the trek trail passes through Sagarmatha National Park – Nepal’s first national park to be enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage Site. Gokyo valley also offers the route that leads to the highest passes of Khumbu Region like – Renjo La Pass and Cho-La Pass. Gokyo Valley is the foot of these two popular passes of Everest Region. The breathtaking crystal clear view of many lakes which of the six are main lakes like Gokyo Lake, Dudh Pokhari, Thonak Lake and many more from this beautiful valley and also the expedition towards Cho Oyu can be done from here. 

Along with such unique features of nature, it is also possible to observe the traditional lifestyle of Sherpa’s community. Exploring around the mountains and getting the perfect wide range view of surroundings within the tranquil and enchanting environment will create fascinating moments for a lifetime. The Everest Gokyo Valley trek follows another trekking route than that of regular routes. 
Gokyo Valley Trek is favorable for those who want to spend their leisure time in between the Himalayas and also can be done individually and in the group.
 

Duration of Gokyo Valley Trek 
 

This will be the great opportunity to participate in Gokyo Valley trekking route to observe all sorts of experience within a package of 14 days – Gokyo Valley Trek and as per one's interest and time frame, the trek can be customized. 
 

Best Season to trek Gokyo Valley 

The perfect seasons to participate in Gokyo Valley Trek are Autumn (September to November) and Spring (March to May) and nevertheless January, February and December are also the best time to explore Gokyo Valley.
The team of Massif Holidays always present to make Gokyo Valley Trek interesting and memorable with an opulent moment for a lifetime. Massif Holidays helps to make the journey far beyond the expectation. Feel free and comfortable to get in touch with the local expert team of Massif Holidays. 

 

Facts

  • Trip Duration Trip Duration 14 Days
  • Trip Grade Trip Grade Challenging
  • Trip Style Trip Style Fully Supported Guesthouse Trek
  • Group Sizes Max Person 15
  • food Meals Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner
  • Accomodation Accomodation Guest House
  • Transportation Transportation Based on Itinerary
  • Destination Nepal
  • Min Person 02

Highlights

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site tour in Kathmandu –Swyambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. 
  • Inclusive cost of required permits, guides & porter.
  • Scenic mountain flight from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu.
  • World’s biggest ice glacier – Nagazompa
  • Mesmerizing views of mountains like Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lotshe, Amadablam, Pumori, Khumbila, Thamserku from Gokyo RI (5483 m).
  • Remarkable view of Gokyo Valley and lakes. 
  • Fully supported guesthouse trekking.
  • Observing the traditional lifestyle of Sherpa community.
  • Domestic flight and transportation included
  • 13 Breakfast, 10 Lunch & 11 Dinner.

 

Outline Itinerary

Detail Itinerary  
  • Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuvan International airport (1345 Meters). Overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 02: Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley.
  • Day 03: Fly to Tenzing and Hillary Airport in Lukla (2840 meters) and trek to Phakding (2610 meters) About 3 hours.
  • Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 meters) about 5 hours. Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
  • Day 05: Rest for acclimatization in Namche Bazaar.
  • Day 06: Trek to Dole (4200 meters) about 6 hours. Overnight stay at Teahouse.
  • Day 07: Trek to Machhermo (4410 meters) about 6 hours. Overnight stay at Teahouse.
  • Day 08: Trek to Gokyo (4790 meters) about 5 hours. Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
  • Day 09: Rest day at Gokyo and excursion around Gokyo Valley & Lake.
  • Day 10: Climb to Gokyo – Ri (5483 meters) and trek back to Machhermo (4410 meters). About 7 hours.
  • Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 meters). About 5 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
  • Day 12: Trek to Lukla (2840 meters) About 6 hours.
  • Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla.
  • Day 14: Transfer to the international airport for your onward destination.
  • What’s Included

    • Airport/ Hotel pick up & drop by private tourist vehicle.
    • Three nights’ (twin sharing basis accommodation) at tourist category hotels in Kathmandu including Breakfast.
    • Basic tea house accommodation during Everest Base Camp Trek.
    • Guided valley tour in Kathmandu by private tourist vehicle. (by well-experienced license holder Tour Guide)
    • Professional license holder English speaking Trekking Guide (if required with other nation’s dialect for Gokyo Valley Trek).
    • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (one porter for every two guests).
    • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for all staff.
    • All meals including breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek.
    • Everest National Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking.
    • Duffle bag and hiking T-shirt by Massif Holidays. (after trekking, Token  of Love by the team of Massif Holidays)
    • Airfare from Kathmandu – Lukla - Kathmandu including fare of private transport (in Kathmandu).
    • Farewell dinner in traditional Nepali restaurant before the day of departure.
    • Including all government taxes, vat & service charges.

     

  • What’s Excluded

    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu valley.
    • Any kinds of beverages & bar bills (coffee, beer, soft drinks, etc) and along with dry foods.
    • Entrance fee in all monuments during tours.
    • Emergency Rescue and Evacuation cost or any types of travel insurance.
    • Nepal entry visa fee, which can be issued on your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport and also in the case for extending visa during the stay in Nepal.
    • Personal trekking Types of equipment.
    • International airfare
    • Tips for trekking, tour staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
    • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Cost Includes' section.

     

Useful Information

Other extra arrangements from the team of Massif Holidays: Customized Itinerary as per the specific requirements. For this, please contact with the expert team of Massif Holidays as per interest.

Better to get informed about: 

  • Political situation
  • Natural calamities
  • Weather condition, etc. that are beyond our control can hamper your planned trip. During these kinds of issues, we will be getting through the possible solution that can help you to get back in your trip but we are not responsible for any delay and changes.

Flight cancellation or delay:

Due to poor visibility, bad weather or any technical problems twin otters may get delayed for some hours or for some days (also can be happened in the good season). During this period, teams of Massif Holidays help to manage other various days activities, pre-itinerary with any trekking routes, etc. One needs to bear all expenses if need to stay at Lukla because of cancellation of the flights at the end of the trip.

Note: No any refund on such cases and the team of Massif Holidays provide the guesthouse accommodations only before the starting of the trek.