Gokyo Trekking

Gokyo Trekking

This is a combination of Gokyo and Kalapathar trek. From Gokyo, more of Everest itself is visible, though from a slightly greater distance than from Kala Pattar above Gorak Shep. The mountains are more spectacular, the Ngozumpa Glacier is the largest in the Nepal Himalaya and from a ridge above Gokyo, four 8000 m peaks (Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu) are visible at once.  The view of the tremendous ice ridge between Cho Oyu (8153 m) and Gyachung Kang (7922 m) is one of the most dramatic panoramas in Khumbu.  Then you will walk through Cho La, a 5420 meter-high pass into Khumbu and then walk upto Kalapathar from where you can get closer view of the Everest.

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Facts of Trip:

  • Trip Destination: Gokyo Trekking
  • Group Size: 2 - 12
  • Highest Altitude: 5360m
  • Grade: Moderate
  • Transportation: Flight
  • Type of Tour: Teahouse
  • Trekking Hour: 6-8 Hrs / Day
  • Total Days: 16 Days
  • Trip Cost: On Request

Trip Day to Day Itineary

Day 01: arrival kathmandu and transfer to hotel (3 star Hotel)
Day 02: Half day sightseeing and preparation day for the trek
Day 03: Fly to Lukla at 2840m. And trek to Phakding at 2610m (3 hours)
Day 04: Phakding to Namche bazar - 3440m (5hr)
Day 05: Rest at Namche Bazzar for acclimatization. Day hike to Everest view point for splendid views of Himalayas.
Day 06: Namche to phortse thanga - 3610m. (5-6 hours)
Day 07: Phortse thanga to Dole 4200m (5-6 hours)
Day 08: Dole to Machhermo - 4470m (6 hours)
Day 09: machhermo to Gokyo - 4790m. (4 to 5 hours)
Day 10: Early morning view point ( Gokyo Ri - 5360m) and back to Gokiyo (5-6 hours)
Day 11: Day Hike to Ngozumpa Glacier Back to Gokiyo O/N
Day 12: Gokiyo to trek down Dole (6-7 hours)
Day 13: Dole to Trek down Khumjung or Namche (5-6 hrs)
Day 14: Khumjung/Namche to trek down Lukla ( 8-9 hrs)
Day 15: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu,and during the day you will have time for shopping and chill out!!
Day 16: Departure to your home

Trip Cost Details

Trip Cost Include

  • 4 night 3 star hotel in kathmandu
  • Transport: Airport pick up and drop
  • English Speaking Government licensed  holder Trekking  guide 
  • Assistance Guide and porters
  • Foods and Accommodation in T-house lodge ( 3 meals a day with tea, coffee)
  • All Nepali staff and porters insurance during the trip
  • Flight /local transport 
  • National Park fee, TIMS Permit
  • Flihgt to KTM-Lukla-KTM

Trip Cost Exclude

  • Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu stay
  • Personal trekking  warm clothes, sleeping bag
  • High risk medical insurance
  • International air ticket.
  • Alcohol , beverages & telephone calls
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed.
  • Tips (end of the trip) for your trekking staff and porters.
  • If bad weather and other natural disasters circumstance makes your trip longer than our estimate itinerary and the cost will be extra!

Fixed Departure Dates

S.N. Start Date End Date Status Pax Book Remarks

Trip Information & Equipments

Moderate and  High passes Altitude Trekking (3500-6000M)
  • XL /M size Duffle Bag
  • Rucksack (40ltr-55ltr)
  • Down Jacket
  • Water proof Jacket
  • Jumper or pile jacket
  • Hiking shirts
  • Hiking pants
  • T-shirts
  • Full –Sleeves shirts
  • Sun hat
  • Personal towel
  • Sleeping bag – 20 avobe  (3/4 season)
  • Camp shoes
  • Rain poncho or Umbrella(if you are summer travel)
  • Plastics for cover your personal bag when gets rain
  • Polypropylene /wool socks
  • Water bottle
  • Flash light
  • Batteries and bulbs
  • Medical& First-aid kit
  • Swiss army knife
  • Sewing kit
  • Light weight fleece jacket
  • Wool long under wear
  • Light cotton socks for under wools socks
  • Woolen socks to wear with boots
  • Mountain trekking boots/ water prove shoes
  • Insulated pants
  • Nylon wind stopper
  • Nylon wind pants
  • Long under ware
  • Woolen hat
  • Gloves /fleece/mitten
  • Gaiters
  • Goggles or sunglass UV protected
  • Sun block
  • Toiletries
    • Camera /memory stucks
    • 1 medium sized quick drying towel
    • Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
    • Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
    • Deodorant
    • Nail clippers
    • Face and body moisturizer
    • Feminine hygiene products
    • lip balls/ sun creams UV protect
    • Mosquito protect creams (required only summer)
    • Personal your nature things
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