Gokyo Trek Itinerary

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Gokyo Lake Trek Itinerary joins the Everest Base Camp Trek route as well as the Cho La Pass Trekking. It is the long day trekking trail. It presents the stunning views of Gokyo Lakes. The Gokyo Ri hiking is another beautiful complement for looking the mountain views.

Though, the Gokyo Valley Trek Itinerary is longer, we can customize it according to the requirements of our valued guest.

  • Day 01 : Arrives in Kathmandu and transfers to the hotel

    Upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by the representative from Rising Adventure at the arrival gate and transferred to hotel.

    • Breakfast
    • Hotel
    • Kathmandu
    • 1350m/ 4429ft
  • Day 02 : Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek Preparation

    This is your day for sightseeing. So, you are picked up by your tour guide from your hotel. Basically, Kathmandu Sightseeing involves the four UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu. They are Kathmandu Darbar Square, Swayabhunath Stupa,Boudhnath Stupa and the Pashupatinath Temple. However, we also organize other sightseeing tours nearby Kathmandu in accordance with your desires like Patan and Bhaktapur Darbar Squares those too are enlisted in UNESCO.

    In the evening, Rising Adventure will discuss about your trip and introduce our trekking guide as well as other members.

    • Breakfast
    • Hotel
    • Kathmandu
    • 1350m/ 4429ft
  • Day 03 : Fly to Lukla (2800m/ 9186 ft/35 min) and trek to Phakding (3-4 hrs walk)

    In the early morning, you will have almost 40 minutes flight from Kathmandu to Lukla which lies at about 2800 m in the Khumbu region of Eastern part of Nepal. While in the aeroplane you can have the great views of the mountains and river valleys. After the arrival at Lukla, our guide will introduce with the porter if you want to have or if your package includes.Then, your trek embarks on to Phkding at almost 2652 m.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Phakding
    • 2652m/ 8700ft
  • Day 04 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (6-7 hrs walk)

    On this day, you will continue your trek for almost 7 hour until you won’t reach to the Namche Bazaar which is taken as the Gateway to Everest. While trekking, you will go on through the breathtaking views such as blue pine forests, firs, junipers and other beautiful scenarios. 

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Namche Bazaar
    • 3440m/ 11286 ft
  • Day 05 : Rest at Namche Bazaar- Acclimatization day

    You will spend a day here in order to have rest as well as acclimatize. You can pass your day by exploring the local culture of Namche. You can also visit the museum which describes the traditional customs of the Sherpa and you have an opportunity to visit the highest hotel of the world names as Everest View Hotel. So, you will go for hiking to the Everest View Hotel, from where you can enjoy the stunning sceneries of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Lhotse and so on.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Namche Bazaar
    • 3440m/ 11286 ft
  • Day 06 : Trek to Phorste Village (6-7 hrs walk)

    Your trail will go ahead to Phorse. On the way, you will pass the Mongla Pass, from where you can see the beautliful views of Ama Dablam, Thamserku, etc. Then you will descend to Dudhkoshi River at 3250m through the forest of rhododendron along the suspension bridge. Besides, you may have chance to encounter the Himalayan wild animals. 

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Phorste Village
    • 3810m/ 12500 ft
  • Day 07 : Trek to Machhermo (6-7 hrs walk)

    Today your trail will follow the last day’s route until the Dudh Koshi River. Then you will reach to Dole through the forest, waterfalls and bridges. Afterwards, you will have a trek almost of 4 hours and reach to Machherma. During your trekking, you will enjoy with the beautiful views of Cho Oyu, Thamserku and so on.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Machhermo
    • 4470m/ 14665ft
  • Day 08 : Trek to Gokyo (5-6 hrs walk)

    Your trail will go ahead ascending the ridge Chorten which is a vantage point for looking the exotic views of both down the valley of Kangtaiga and upwards Cho Oyu. Your walk will pass Pangkha, a palace where an avalanche in 1995 killed 40 people. Then you will descend continuously and finally get into the Gokyo land, the first lake through the metal bridge. After almost of 30 minutes’ walk will take you to the second lake and after about 45 minutes you will reach to the third lake of Gokyo. 

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Gokyo
    • 4790m/ 15715ft
  • Day 09 : Hike to Gokyo RI (5360m/ 17585ft/ 6-7 hrs walk)

    Today you are going to have a hike to Gokyo Ri. So, you will hike a very early in the morning. You will ascend to Gokyo Ri and reach within almost 3 hours. After reaching there, you will see the exotic views of the four highest peaks of Nepal out of Eight such as Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and Cho Oyu. As a result, you may find yourself very close to the Himalayas. After visiting there, you will come back to Gokyo Valley and have a breakfast. Then you will continue your trek to Thaknak through the second Gokyo Lake and the Ngazumpa glacier.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Gokyo
    • 4790m/ 15715ft
  • Day 10 : Trek back to Dole (5-6 hrs walk)

    You will retrace the route and reach to Dole.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Dole
    • 4200m/ 13780ft
  • Day 11 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (6-7 hrs walk)via Khumjung village (3440m/ 11286 ft)

    Your trek will go ahead from Namche to Tengboche along the magnificient views of the varieties of mountains. After reaching at Tengboche, you will see the splendid views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kwangde and the beautiful Tibetan Buddhist monastery, known as Tengboche Monastery. Besides, you can also observe the lifestyle of local Sherpas as well as their monastries.Then your trail will continue to Khumjung through the fir forest along the Dudhkoshi River. Finally, you will reach to Khumjung, a valley surrounded by the snowy peaks of Kondge a Thamserku and the sacred Khumbila Peak. In Khumjung, you will visit the Hillary School as well and trek to Namche Bazaar. 

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Khumjung village
    • 3440m/ 11286 ft
  • Day 12 : Trek to Lukla (6-7 hrs walk)

    Today after having breakfast trek down to Phakding and finally to Lukla retracing the route.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Lukla
    • 2800m/ 9186 ft
  • Day 13 : Flight back to Kathmandu, 35 min

    You will have a flight early in the morning to Kathmandu following the previous airways. After your arrival in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to the hotel.

    • Breakfast and Farewell Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Kathmandu
    • 1350m/ 4429ft
  • Day 14 : Departure from Kathmandu.

    Today your trip in Nepal comes to an end and the representative from Rising Adventure will take you to the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight.

    OR, If you want to extend your trip for other activities we will help in arranging. 

    • Breakfast