Holiday Hiking Team Hearing the Story, Sharing the Experience

Gokyo Valley Trek (13 days)

  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Cost Info

The Gokyo Valley trek also start from Lukla via Jiri, following the traditional route to Everest Base till Sanasa then the route goes left following Dudh Kosi river splitting from traditional route to Everest Base. This is the second popular trek after Base Camp with beautiful Lakes, Biggest Glacier Valley, and Spectacular view of snow-covered Peaks. There are five beautiful lakes in the Gokyo Valley but Gokyo Lake is the biggest and more beautiful Ice lake which is also known as Dudh Kunda from where the Dudh Kosi River begins and Buddhist and Hindus visit there as holy Site. This lake is situated at the elevation of (4750m) where people spend overnight then early morning climb Gokyori to have best panoramic view of Everest Region. But in the beginning part of the trek we can have chance to learn and experience about Sherpa villages, lifestyle Culture and History of mountaineering activities in the different museum and Monasteries. And rare animal, Birds and plants can be study and realize as well during trek. Holiday Hiking Team has experience organizing lot of trekking in this area since long time.

Day 01: Airport picks up then transfers to hotel and briefing about trek overnight in ktm.

Day 02: early morning 35 minutes fly to Lukla then 4 hr trek to Phakding (2630m) overnight there.

Day 03: Phakding 5hr. trek to Namche Bazaar (3450m) over 2 night.

Day 04: Acclimatization day

Day 05: Namche 6hr. trek to Dole (4200m) over night

Day 06: Dole 4hr trek to Machherma (4470m) over 2 night there.

Day 07: acclimatization day

Day 08: Machherma 4hr trek to Gokyo ( 4800m) over night

Day 09: early morning climb the Gokyori (5360m) for sunrise view then after breakfast Gokyo 5hr trek back to Dole overnight

Day 10: Dole 5 hr trek to Khumjung (3800m) over night

Day 11: Khumjung 4 hr trek to Manju (2800m)

Day 12: Manju 5 hr trek to Lukla overnight

Day 13: Lukla early morning fly to ktm and evening farewell dinner together then Airport drop.

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop
  • Accommodation Nepali( ***)star level hotel in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Kathmandu City Tour by private vehicle with experienced licensed guide and all required entre fee.
  • All your standard meal (B.L.D) with tea/coffee during trek.
  • Trekking standard tea house basis accommodation during trek.
  • Government licensed guide with required potters and their (food, accommodation, salary, transportation, Insurance, equipment and medicine) during the trek.   
  • Transportation Flight via Vehicle according to condition with their demand.
  • All necessary National Park &TIMS cart fee.
  • Some important equipment (Rucksack, down jacket, sleeping bag if required).
  • All government taxes & official expenses.
  • Farewell dinner second last day of departure.

Cost Excludes

  • All sort of alcoholic & soft drink (Wine, beer, Coke, Fanta, Juice desert, mineral water)
  • Lunch & dinner during Kathmandu and Pohara stay.
  • Travel Insurance, International Airfare & visa Charge.
  • Personal expenses during trek (telephone, Laundry, battery charge, gash shower).
  • In case during trek lose due to unforeseen circumstances, The lose will be beyond Holiday Hiking Team  
  • Tips for staff
  • One sharing potter is provided for two guests who carry 20 to 25 kg in the high altitudes.
  • Two different size of bag is needed, one rucksack is given to potter putting trekking equipment and another small day bag is putting your most important thing then carrying by yourself.
  • Shoes: one waterproof light trekking boots, light jagging /sports shoes and Flip Flops / Sandal for night and morning during gust house.
  • Down Jacket, Fleece Jacket, long thermal  inner Trouser, windproof over trouser, worm hat, sun hat, scarf, worm waterproof gloves, 4/5 pairs of socks & underwear.
  • Battery charger, touch light, Sun glass, lip card, hot water bottle, sun crème.
  • The program me is organized according to Guest’ physical condition with their interest.