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gokyo valley trek

Trek to Gokyo Valley

Gokyo Valley Trek;An Everest Region Trek

Gokyo Valley Trek is considered as the best trekking in Nepal. Similarly it offers trekkers magnificent view if mountain peaks and the Nogozumpa Glacier. Nogozumpa glacier is the Nepal’s largest glacier. The trek starts from the Lukla which is 35 minutes flight from Kathmandu international airport. The trekkers pass the Dudh Koshi river valley and reaches to the Namche Bazzar. Namche is the very popular among the trekkers because it is the gateway to the high Himalaya. As a result number of lodgings, stores and internet café is the specialty of the Namche Bazzar. Daily Tibetan market where clothing and cheap Chinese goods is the another highlights of the Namche.  Passing through Khumjung Village and Phortse Tenga, trekkers reached to their final destination Gokyo. The excellent views of peaks including Gokyo Peak, Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu which are clearly visible from Gokyo Ri.

The picture of this locale is related with the taking off perspectives of the most prevalent mountains in Nepal, at an elevation of 8,000m, for example, Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu which are obviously noticeable from Gokyo Ri above Gokyo Lake. A standout amongst the most surprising elements is the perspectives of the huge ice edge between Cho Oyu and Gyachung (2,922m) situated in Khumbu area.

Further Information!

Following a thirty five moment flight from Kathmandu arriving at Lukla’s modest airstrip, the enterprise truly starts. We spend the following few days trekking and cooperating among the mountain individuals otherwise called Sherpa’s.  We remain at neighborhood hotels and trek into the heartland of their towns.  Along the trek we will pass Buddhist cloisters with the perspectives of Everest and other snow towering mountains getting nearer by the day. We will have rest days in the towns of Namche bazaar. It will permit us to investigate the locale and adapt, which is imperative.  In the wake of trekking to Gokyo Ri (5,483m), we return at a relaxed pace back to Namche and Lukla for our flight back to Kathmandu.

Hence, the Gokyo Valley trek is the most amazing trekking route in Khumbu region where trekkers can witness the very close views of world’s highest mountains including Mt. Everest.  The best seasons for Gokyo Valley Trek are March-May and September-October.

Duke Nepal Adventure is the best travel agency offering this amazing trekking trail at comfortable rates.

Itinerary Overview

  • Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu
  • Day 2 : Kathmandu Sightseeing
  • Day 3 : Fly to Lukla (2,804m) - 35 mins. Trek to Phakding (2,610m) - 3 hrs
  • Day 4 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m) - 5.5 hrs
  • Day 5 : Namche Bazaar acclimatization day
  • Day 6 : Trek to Phorste Thanga (3,680m) - 5 hrs
  • Day 7 : Trek to Machherma (4,470m) - 5 hrs
  • Day 8 : Trek to Gokyo (4,790m) - 5.5 hrs
  • Day 9 : Trek to Gokyo Ri (5,483m) and back to Gokyo - 5 hrs
  • Day 10 : Trek to Dole (4,200m ) - 6 hrs
  • Day 11 : Trek to Namche Bazaar by means of Khumjung town (3,780m) - 5 hrs
  • Day 12 : Trek to Lukla (2,804m) - 6 hrs
  • Day 13 : Morning flight back to Kathmandu
  • Day 14 : Leisure day and goodbye supper in Kathmandu
  • Day 15 : Transfer to air terminal for flight takeoff.

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu
    Upon arrival on Kathmandu, Duke Nepal Adventure representative will receive you and transfer you to the Hotel. Later our representative will brief you about your upcoming Annapurna Base Camp Trek and will introduce to our trekking team. Duke Nepal Adventure will host an evening dinner at one of the finest local restaurant with music and ethnic dance. Overnight at Kathmandu
  • Day 2 : Kathmandu Sightseeing
    This full day sightseeing trip will combine various monuments, cultural and Heritage site within the valley- Boudhanath an Buddhist stupa, Pashupatinath an Hindu Temple, Patan durbar square, Swoyambunath, an Buddhist and Hindu Shrine, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Hanuman Dhoka Museum and Kumari (virgin) living goddess temple.
  • Day 3 : Fly to Lukla (2,804m) - 35 mins. Trek to Phakding (2,610m) - 3 hrs
    An early morning begin takes us to the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu for the 35-minute grand flight to Tenzing and Hillary Airport at Lukla (2,804m). On landing in the airplane terminal guide will brief you and present our doormen before we start our trek towards Phakding (2,610m). Subsequent to landing we have room schedule-wise to investigate the town while our Sherpa team sort and load our trekking hardware. At that point we start our trek by dropping towards the Dudh Kosi River where we join the fundamental trail to Namche Bazaar, found simply above Chaunrikharka (2,713m). The strolling is simple and in the wake of going through the little town of Ghat (2,550m) it is a short stroll to Phakding. Overnight at a guesthouse. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 4 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m) - 5.5 hrs
    We keep trekking along the banks of the Dudh Kosi, crossing the superb stream ordinarily on energizing suspension spans loaded down with supplication banners. In the wake of entering the Sagamartha National Park, the trail climbs steeply with amazing perspectives. Namche Bazaar (considered the Gateway to Everest) is home to numerous quality eateries, inns, lodges, shops, cash trade administrations, web bistros and pastry kitchens. Namche is the greatest town along the Everest trail. Overnight at a guesthouse. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 5 : Namche Bazaar acclimatization day
    We spend a day in Namche Bazaar so as to adapt and acclimate to the diminishing air. We will trek a short separation to a historical center that is praised for its displays of the conventional traditions of the Sherpa individuals. We likewise climb up the Syangboche Airport close to the Everest View Hotel. Starting here, we can see remunerating perspectives of the Himalayas with a shocking dawn and nightfall over the scene of Khumbu pinnacles. Overnight at a guesthouse.
  • Day 6 : Trek to Phorste Thanga (3,680m) - 5 hrs
    The trail climbs steeply out of valley through rhododendron backwoods, juniper and substantial conifers begin to show up as the rise builds making the trekking extremely perfect in springtime. The trail goes through Yak Kharkas and summer settlements. The perspectives of Khumbi La and Tawache are eminent for the duration of the day. Overnight at a guesthouse. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 7 : Trek to Machherma (4,470m) - 5 hrs
    We climb an edge for an astounding perspective both down the valley to Kengtega and up towards Cho Oyu and slide to a stream and again climbs soak to the terminal moraine of the Ngozumpz ice sheet. We will achieve Machherma by early twelve. Overnight at a guesthouse. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 8 : Trek to Gokyo (4,790m) - 5.5 hrs
    The trek today takes us at one of our fundamental goals, Gokyo (4,790m). We will make this camp our base for 2 evenings as we will have couple of touring and climbing trips around Gokyo. Overnight at a guesthouse.
  • Day 9 : Trek to Gokyo Ri (5,483m) and back to Gokyo - 5 hrs
    At a young hour in the morning we have a lofty scale to the highest point of Gokyo Ri at a rise of 5,483m. There are adequate prizes for the individuals who endeavor this excursion - you get shocking perspectives of the super Gokyo valley, the enormous Ngozumpa ice sheet and a staggering all encompassing perspective of the entire Khumbu Himalayas, including the monsters Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu and Gychung Kang. This day we have for acclimatization and evening back to the camp. Overnight at a guesthouse. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 10 : Trek to Dole (4,200m ) - 6 hrs
    Taking after the trail we make our plummet to Dole. Overnight at a guesthouse. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 11 : Trek to Namche Bazaar by means of Khumjung town (3,780m) - 5 hrs
    We keep strolling through a run of the mill Sherpa town of Khumjung, abandoning the mountains us as we drop back to Namche Bazaar. Overnight at a guesthouse. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 12 : Trek to Lukla (2,804m) - 6 hrs
    At last we come back to Lukla where we began our trek, which may appear like a lifetime prior. We'll invest some energy getting a charge out of and thinking about the trek as a gathering and the individual accomplishment of every one of the individuals who participated. We likewise have some extra time to investigate the town some more. Overnight at a guesthouse. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
  • Day 13 : Morning flight back to Kathmandu
    On your flight back to Kathmandu as you leave Lukla, you can appreciate some very late looks of the mountains you just as of late went by. Upon landing in Kathmandu, our airplane terminal delegate will exchange you to your lodging from the air terminal. Overnight at a lodging. (Breakfast Included)
  • Day 14 : Leisure day and goodbye supper in Kathmandu
    There's much to see and do in Kathmandu and the encompassing regions, including Chitwan Jungle Safari, River Rafting Adventure, Kathmandu Shopping Tour or Scenic Everest Flight. This is additionally an extra day in case of terrible climate in Lukla. At night we will have a goodbye supper in a customary Nepalese eatery with social exhibitions. (Your guide(s) and an office staff will go with you). Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Day 15 : Transfer to air terminal for flight takeoff.
    An Ace air terminal delegate will escort you to Kathmandu International Airport for your flight takeoff from Nepal.

Includes/Excludes

  • Includes
    • Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by our car, van and bus
    • Accommodation as required by you or as specified in the appropriate itinerary
    • City tour with our guides in private car, van or bus if appropriate
    • All  typical Meals during the trek (Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners)
    • 3 Cup of teas during the trek
    • English speaking Guide depending on the place
    • Local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek
    • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff
    • Airfares including taxes as appropriate for internal flight transfer which is a part of trekking itinerary
    • Land transportation as appropriate for trekking itinerary
    • All our government taxes
    • Official expense
    • First aid kits
    • Map
    • Availability of Duke Nepal Personnel in emergency
  • Excludes
    • Certain lunches and dinners as explained in the trekking itinerary
    • Your travel insurance which is compulsory
    • Your International Plane fare and airport taxes
    • Appropriate visa fees
    • Sightseeing not listed in the itinerary
    • Meals not listed in the itinerary.
    • Personal expenses such as room service, internet charge, laundry, drink, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc
    • Personal trekking equipment and gear
    • Certain sightseeing entrance fees
    • Gratuities, tips to guides, porters, drivers,  etc. (not compulsory)

Trip Facts

  • Region: Everest Region
  • Max. Altitude: 5,480 meter
  • Grade :
  • Group Size: Min 1 Pax
  • Duration: 15 Day(s)
  • Rating: Popular

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