Everest Gokyo trek

Trip Facts

Duration: 18 Days

Grade: Hard+

Max-Altitude: 5,483m

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Country: Nepal

Trip Price
USD 1,485

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The Everest region is one of the world’s most popular and spectacular trekking destinations and is famous for its spectacular mountain peaks, including Mt. Everest (8,848m) and several other giants.
The Gokyo lakes region at the head of the Dudh Kosi valley provides a great alternative to the popular Everest Base Camp trek. It is a more peaceful trek through the Sherpa heartland that affords more time for acclimatization with opportunities to savour the mountain panoramas from beautiful alpine campsites. The rich Sherpa culture and their friendly nature are an added extra bonus on this awe-inspiring trip.
The highlights of the trek are our ascent of Gokyo Ri. From the summit we gain superb views of Everest as well as the 8000m peaks of Lhotse, Makalu and Cho-Oyu and the crossing of Cho La pass glacier (5,380m). Gokyo lake – located at an altitude of 4,700m (15,400ft) – is the main lake in this area. It lies in Nepal’s Sagarmatha National Park, a natural heritage site. The park includes Mt. Everest (8,848m) and other high peaks such as Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Cho-Oyu, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Kangtega, Gyachung Kang, Thamserku, Kwangde, to name but a few, and is rugged with deep gorges, glaciers with its ice and rock faces. 


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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and preparation for the trip
Day 02: Flight to Lukla (2,840m) and trek to Phakding (2,610m)
Day 03: Phakding to Namche bazaar (3,440m)
Day 04: Namche Bazar – Acclimatisation day
Day 05: Namche Bazar to Mongla (3,900m)
Day 06: Mongla to Dole (4,050m)
Day 07: Dole to Machhermo (4,470m)
Day 08: Machhermo to Gokyo (4,790m)
Day 09: Trek to Gokyo Ri (5357m) and then to Thangnak (4,700m)
Day 10: Thangnak to Dzongla (4,830m) via Cho La pass (5,420m)
Day 11: Dzongla to Lobuche (4,930m)
Day 12: Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5,365m) and then down to Gorak Shep (5,140m)
Day 13: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5,550m) and down to Dingboche (4,410m)
Day 14: Dingboche to Namche Bazar (3,440m)
Day 15: Namche Bazar to Lukla (2,860m)
Day 16: Flight Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 17: Kathmandu – free day
Day 18: International departure


The trip cost includes:
  • Airport pick up and drop off
  • Taxi/bus to the start and end of the trek
  • English-speaking government license holder trekking guide 
  • Porter 
  • Trekking guide’s and porter’s insurance during the trip
  • TIMS trekking permit
  • National park fee  
  • Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation during the trek
The trip cost excludes:
  • Meals & drinks during the trek and in Kathmandu (unless stated otherwise under ‘The trip cost includes’)
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Travel/medical insurance
  • Emergency rescue evacuation
  • Phone calls
  • Internet
  • International air ticket
  • Tips for your trekking guide & porters at the end of the trek
  • If you’re forced to extend your trek due to bad weather or natural disaster circumstances, we are not liable to pay any compensation or otherwise be responsible for any expenses you may incur
  • Anything not mentioned in the ‘includes section’

Equipment List

  • Rucksack (40-55 litres) & small rucksack if the big one is going to be carried by a porter
  • Rucksacks rain cover
  • Sleeping bag – 20 above  (3/4 season)
  • Sleeping bag liner if you hire a sleeping bag
  • Down Jacket
  • Water/wind proof jacket
  • Raincoat or poncho
  • Light-weight fleece (1-2)
  • Trekking trousers (1-2)
  • Nylon wind trousers
  • Trekking water-proof boots
  • Pair of trainers or comfortable footwear (to rest your feet after the trekking)
  • Flip-flops
  • Trekking T-shirts (2-4)
  • Long-sleeve T-shirts (2-3)
  • Trekking socks (2-4 pairs)
  • Thermal T-shirt and pants
  • Woollen or warm socks (to keep your feet warm after the trekking)
  • Gloves
  • Woollen hat
  • Neck gaiter
  • Sun cap
  • UV-protected sunglasses
  • Poles
  • Personal towel (medium-size quick-drying towel)
  • Water bottle
  • Flash light
  • Carabiner clip
  • Batteries (if needed)
  • Adaptor
  • Medical & First-aid kit
  • Sun cream
  • Lip balm
  • Your toiletries (shampoo or multi-purpose soap, toothbrush/paste, deodorant, comb, nail clippers, feminine sanitary towels, etc)

Departure Dates

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May 04, 2018 - May 19, 2017 USD 1,374 Available Book Now
Oct 18, 2018 - Nov 05, 2018 USD 1,374 Available Book Now
Apr 28, 2018 - Jun 16, 2018 USD 1,374 Available Book Now
Apr 28, 2018 - May 13, 2018 USD 1,374 Available Book Now

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