Gokyo Trek

This trek begins at the mountain airstrip at Lukla a one hour flight from Kathmandu. Our destination is the high altitude lakes of Gokyo at over 4200 mtrs. Less frequented than the Everest Base Camp route the trek provides some tremendous high altitude trekking and a visit to the second largest glacier in the World. From the top of Gokyo Ri there are some spectacular mountain views including Mt Everest. We return to Lukla and our flight back to Kathmandu.

Max. altitude: 5357 mtrs.
Grade: 'C+'
Minimum group size: Any


Day 01 Fly, Kathmandu / Lukla (a 45 minute flight) rek to Phakding
Day 02 Phakding / Namche Bazaar (3446 m.)
Day 03 Namche Bazaar Rest
Day 04 Namche Bazaar / Dole (4200 m.)
Day 05 Dole / Machchhermo (4470 m.)
Day 06 Machchhermo / Gokyo (4790 m.)
Day 07 Excursion around Gokyo Lake climb Ghokyo Ri (5357 m.)
Day 08 Gokyo / Dole (4200 m.)
Day 09 Dole / Namche Bazaar (3446 m.)
Day 10 Nache Bazaar / Phakding (2610 m.)
Day 11 Phakding / Lukla (2840 m.)
Day 12 Fly back to Kathmandu

Note: The best season for this trek is March to May and October to December. The trek can be operated in both teahouses and under the canvas on request, as well as being able to combine with some other activities such as white water rafting & wildlife safari. The itinerary can be customized according to your duration of holiday.

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