Gokyo Lake Trekking
Gokyo Lake Trekking

Trip Facts

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: Fly in - Fly Out
  • Food: Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner (BLD)
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Group Size: 2-25
  • Max Elevation: 4,750m
  • Seasons: Feb - May, Sep - Nov

About Gokyo Lake Trekking

Gokyo Lake Trekking Overview

Gokyo Lake Trekking involves a traditional mountain trekking experience to provide a large number of magnificent views of the Ngozumpa glacier and nearby snow covered mountain peaks. Ngozumpa is the largest glacier that belongs to the Nepal Himalayan region. Because of this, the complete trekking trail lets you to get soaring views of various popular and famous mountains in Nepal, all of which are more than 8000meters altitude. These include Mount Everest, Mount Makalu, Mount Lhotse and others visible clearly from Gokyo Ri that is above the respective Gokyo Lake. If this is not enough, the trek lets you to follow an ice ridge in the Khumbu region that starts from Cho Oyu and ends at Gyachung.

The entire trekking trail involves a plenty of adventurous experience. Besides this, you will get the opportunity to pass through many famous Buddhist monasteries to get stunning views of the Mount Everest and several other snowy mountains, as you get close to end of your trekking days. Other than this, you will visit Namche Bazaar villages to get rest and explore the entire region. Once you complete the trek by reaching at Gokyo Ri at the altitude of 5483meters, you will return to Namche Bazaar again and then to Lukla for taking local flight to Kathmandu.

Highlights of Gokyo Lake Trekking

Highlights of Gokyo Lake Trekking 

  • Soaring views of a few mountains Mount Everest, Mount Makalu and Mount Lhotse of the Nepal Himalayan region, which are more than 8000meters altitude
  • Trek follows an ice ridge in the Khumbu region that starts from Cho Oyu and ends at Gyachung
  • Visit to famous Buddhist monasteries and explore the entire Namche Bazaar villages
  • Reach at Gokyo Ri at the altitude of 5483meters


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                                  What's included

                                  • Airport picks up and drops by private car/van/bus.
                                  • Deluxe accommodation in Kathmandu-Kathmandu city Hotel or Hotel Thamel (on the arrival day and after the trekking).
                                  • Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
                                  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
                                  • Domestic airport pick up and drop by car/ Flight Ticket (LUK-KTM-LUK) / domestic airport Tax.
                                  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
                                  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
                                  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
                                  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
                                  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
                                  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
                                  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show
                                  • All our government taxes, vat, official expenses & service charges


                                  What's not included

                                  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos.
                                  • Your Travel insurance.
                                  • Food while you are in Kathmandu.
                                  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks.
                                  • Sweet things like chocolate.
                                  • Hot shower during the trekking.
                                  • Tips for the guide and porter.