A classical trekking in Khumbu region, Gokyo valley trek or Gokyo Lake view trek ultimately takes you to the mesmerizing Gokyo Valley where trekkers find themselves truly blessed with the nature. The calm and tranquil Gokyo lake is at the center of the highlight of this trek.Situating in the most popular region, Khumbu region, Gokyo valley trek lets the travelers experience the inexperienced in their life. This trek not only let you witness the enthralling serene lakes in Gokyo but also the spectacular views of snow-capped mountains above 8000 meters.
The Valley and Gokyo Ri offers probably the most astonishing views of the mountains like the world’s tallest majestic mountain giants Mount Everest, Mount Cho Oyu, Mount Makalu, and Mount Lhotse and many other mountain panorama.
Namche Bazar, the gateway of Khumbu region is considerably a tourist hub with Tibetan trade market where acclimatization takes place and the day you will spend to have sightseeing around the Bazar. Specially, this day you will spend to experience the local culture and capturing mountain views.
After the accomplishment of Gokyo Valley trek, some adventure enthusiasts venture to Chola Pass and ultimately they will get to EBC and Kalapathar and some like to follow the same track to come back to Lukla.
Himalayan flora and faunas, Sherpa people and their unique culture, serene lakes in the lap of Himalayas, breath-taking views of the mountain above 8000 meters above are the major highlights of this trekking.
Commencing at Lukla, Gokyo valley trekking wraps at the same point. The veterans of Magic Expedition and Tour is always there to cater a world-class trekking package to Gokyo Valley.
Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu.
You are welcomed by the representative of "Magic Expedition" and then you will be transferred to hotel. Meet with trekking guide and office representative about the trekking plan. Overnight at hotel
Day 02: Trek preparation and Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour
Sightseeing of world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley including, Kathmandu Darbar square, Swayambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa & Pasupatinath Temple. Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast
Day 03: Kathmandu Lukla - Phakding (2652m) 3 hrs.
Early morning transfer to airport for scenic flight to Lukla. The flight into Lukla is a lifetime experience, in itself. The airfield is on an evaluation and the difference between the two ends of the runway is about 60 meters! Then trek to Phakding 2800m with green landscape & view of Kusum Kangraru. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m) 6 hrs.
After you finished your guide will lead the trail continues north up the Dudh Kosi valley with brilliant views of Thamserku & Kusum Kangraru to the Munzo, just beyond the Munzo you will see huge building of Sagarmatha National Park Entrance Gate, where trekking permits are checked and National Park fees collected, then trek down and cross the Jorsale Bridge, This is the last place to Namche Bazar so we recommended you to have lunch or some snacks! Make sure you have enough water. The trail continue along the Dudh Kosi River after two more brides begins the steep climb up to Namche Bazaar 3441m, the administrative center of the Sagarmatha National Park and the hub of Sherpa society. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 05: Acclimatization day – Hike to Everest view hotel (3900m) 3-4 hrs.
This is a day for acclimatization, we will hike Syangboche airport 3700m, this suppose to height airport in the world. Then continue climbing to Mt. Everest view hotel where we have great panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Tawache etc. On the way back after lunch or before lunch we will have enough time to visit Sherpa culture museum and Everest photo Gallery. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 06: Trek to Dole (4200m) 5 hrs.
The trails easy in the begging up to Kyangjuma & climb steeply out of the valley through rhododendron forests, which give way to fragrant stands of juniper and large conifers as the elevation increases. This trek is especially beautiful in spring when the rhododendrons are blooming. The trails pass many Kharkas, summer settlements used when Sherpas bring herds of yaks to graze in these high pastures. The route passes through the settlement s of Tongba (3950m) and Gyele (3960m) to Dole where therere few hotels. The views of Khumbila and Tawache (6542m) are incredible throughout the day!! Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 07: Trek to Machhermo (4400m) 5 hrs.
Trail climbs to Lambara at (4220m) and Luza at (4360m). The tails is steep in most places as it climbs through brush junipers. Therere Kharkas whenever there is a flat spot and the slightest hint of water. The trails continue to climb along the side of the valley, high above the river, crossing sandy spurs to Machhermo at (4410m). Here was in Machhermo in 1974 that Yeti killed three yaks and attached a Sherpa woman. This is the most credit yeti incident ever reported. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 08: Trek to Gokyo Lake (4700m) 4 hrs.
We climbs a ridge for an excellent view both down the valley to Kantega and up towards Cho-Oyu (8201m). Beyond the ridge the valley widens as the trail passes through Pangka at (4390m) then descends to the riverbank before beginning of climb on to the terminal moraine of the Ngozumpa Glacier. Its a steep climb up the moraine, switch backing alongside the stream to the first small Lake at (4650m), where a family of green Brainy ducks resides. The trail now becomes almost level at (4690m). Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 09: Hike to Gokyo RI (5360m) 4 hrs.
Early wake up and climb up to the Gokyo-Ri, for panoramic view of Mahalangur Himalayan range, it takes approximately 2hrs climb to the top of the peak, providing a panoramic view of Cho-Oyu, Gyachung Kang, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cholatse and Tawache & a great looking of Ngozumpa glacier a largest glacier in Nepal. Then decent to Gokyo and relax with your Lunch & hot tea. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 10: Trek to Dole (4200m) 5 hrs. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 11: Trek to Khumjung (3900) 5 hrs. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 12: Trek to Jorsale (2740m) 6 hrs. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 13: Trek to Lukla (2800m) 5 hrs. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals
Day 14: Fly to Kathmandu (1310m) 30 min.Leisure Time For Shopping. overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast
Day 15: Drop to the Airport.
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