Gokyo Valley Trekking Nepal

Trip Overview

Gokyo Valley Trekking is one of the best trekking in Nepal. This is a traditional trekking that offers magnificent views of mountain peaks and Ngozumpa Glacier, which is the largest glacier in the Nepal Himalayas.  The image of this region is associated with the soaring views of the most popular mountains in Nepal. At the altitude of 8,000m you can see many mountain peaks such as Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu which are clearly visible from Gokyo Ri above Gokyo Lake. Probably One of the most remarkable features is the views of the tremendous ice ridge between Cho Oyu and Gyachung (2,922m) located in Khumbu region.

Perhaps the Gokyo Valley hiking is the most spectacular trekking route in Khumbu Region where you can have the very close views of world’s highest mountains including Mount Everest. Along the whole Gokyo Valley hike you will be treated to tremendous Himalayan scenery with majestic peaks including Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nupste, Pumori, Thamserku, Kangde, and many, many more.

Gokyo Valley Trekking will offer a chance to witness the land of the Sherpa and visit stately Buddhist monasteries. Occasional sightings of rare wildlife include the musk deer, Himalayan thar, snow leopard, pheasants and snow cocks.

Gokyo Valley Trekking in Sagarmartha National Park

Gokyo Valley Trekking starts from Lukla after 35 minutes flight from Kathmandu. Then, the trail follows Dudh Koshi River valley towards Namche Bazaar. Passing through Khumjung village and Phortse Tenga, finally we reach to our final destination at Gokyo. We spend the next few days trekking and interacting among the mountain people also known as Sherpa. There we stay at local lodges and trek into the heartland of their villages. Everything will be well organize in conjunction with local Sherpa guides. We will pass Buddhist monasteries with the views of Everest and other snow towering mountains getting closer by the day. Therefore best seasons for Gokyo Valley Trekking are March-May and September-October. Eco-friendly Treks welcomes you for this wonderful trekking package. We always make our best efforts for your great time during Nepal holidays.


Day: Itinerary

1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350M/4425FT)
2: Trip Final Preparation
3: Fly to Lukla (2,804M/9191FT) 35 mins and trek to Phakding (2,610M/8556FT) 3 hrs.
4: Namche Bazaar (3,441M/11280FT) 5-6 hrs.
5: Namche Bazaar acclimatization day
6: Phorste Thanga (3,680M/12063FT) 5 hrs.
7: Machherma (4,470M/14652FT) 5 hrs.
8: Gokyo Ri (5,483M/17973FT) and back to Gokyo 4 hrs.
9: Dole (4,200M/13768FT) 6 hrs.
10: Namche Bazaar via Khumjung village (3,780M/12390) 5 hrs.
11: Lukla (2,804M/9192FT) 6 hrs.
12: Fly back to Kathmandu (1350M/4425FT)

Guide & Logistics

Price Includes:

Nepalholiday guide shows you Himalayan mountainous route as per the itinerary. Your guide also provide information of the Himalayan mountains, Himalayan ecology and Himalayan culture from conscious holiday perspectives.


Price NOT Included:

Generally, following logistics are essentials for this trip. The published price is for guide service charge (except transfers). Nepalholiday team may discuss on below logistics. As you have knowledge that logistics play prominent roles to accomplish such trip in the extreme Himalayan mountains. Nepalholiday team informs you that we support to arrange logistics for this trip on request, with extra charge.

– Accommodations
– Food and water
– Authority permission
– Equipment and clothing
– Skills and safety
– Transfers, transportation
– Others


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Trip facts

  • 12 Days
  • Grading: PD
  • Holiday Type: Trekking
  • Minimum Group Size: 4 Persons
  • Lodging: Lodge Bed, &/or Tent
  • Departure Date: Pls. Contact us
  • Best Months: Sept.-Nov., March-May
  • Price: USD 228/each


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Very good value for money spent. We all arranged and generally well managed.


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