Everest Gokyo Lake Trek 12 Days

  • Destination Everest
  • Activity Trekking
  • Duration 12 Days
  • Max. Altitude 5360m
  • Transportation Flight, Bus, Jeep
  • Grade Moderate
  • Group Size 5-6

Everest Gokyo Lake Trek is a wonderful 12-day trek package created for mountain lovers and nature dwellers.  A trek package that covers some of the most amazingly beautiful places in the upper mountain region of Nepal.  During the trek, you will come across multiple stunning locations that will leave you awestruck such as the Everest region, Gokyo valley, and the Gokyo lake. Besides, you will also come across some of the most magnificent mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu, and others. Similarly, the Sagarmatha national park will offer you a variety of animals birds, and plants of its’s own kind.

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Gokyo Valley trekking begins with a flight to Lukla. Once we reach Lukla, we will follow the traditional way to Everest Base Camp. After we follow the path and trek for some hours we will stop at Namche. During the trek, we will come across Sagarmatha National Park where you can observe multiple variations of flora and fauna. Likewise, you will also come across many Sherpa villages. Once you reach the Gokyo valley, you will be astonished by the panoramic views of mountains, lakes, and glaciers. After spending some fantastic time there you will again trek to Namche Bazaar.  via the village of Khumjung. We end our journey with a walk back to Lukla and a flight back to Kathmandu.

Additionally, the famous vantage, Gokyo Ri in the Everest region offers breathtaking views of the world’s tallest peaks. Besides, during the trek, you will observe turquoise-colored beautiful Gokyo Lake, and the longest glacier in the Himalayas, the Ngozumpa glacier.


On the first day, you will fly to Lukla from Tribhuwan international airport. Lukla is situated at an elevation of 2840 meters. The flight offers you a stunning sight of the mountain ranges from Kathmandu to Lukla.
On the second day, after early morning breakfast, you will trek to Namche Bazar following the Dudh Koshi river and the Sagarmatha National Park route. Once you reach Namche Bazar, you will rest there for the night.
On the third day, you will trek to Khumjung situated at an altitude of 3780 meters. This trek will take around 2 hours. Once you reach Khumjung you can go sightseeing and rest in your hotel.
On your fourth day, you will head towards Dole from Khumjung. Dole is situated at an elevation of 4200 meters and the trek to Dole will offer you a lovely view of nearby places like Thamserku, Katenga, and Ama Dablam.
On the fifth day, you will trek to Machermo situated at an elevation of 4410 meters. During the trek, you can see majestic views of the mountains, small valleys, and sandy geography.
On the sixth day, You will move towards Gokyo from Machermo. On the way, you will visit the Ngozamba glacier, Taboche Tso, Dudh Pokhari, and ultimately the Gokyo village and lake.
Seventh-day will be a hiking day for you to the Gokyo Ri where you will reach climbing a steep hill after crossing the Gokyo lake and Gokyo Ri trail. Hiking to Gokyo Ri is certainly going to be difficult compared to other days.
On the eighth day, you will start your return journey from the Gokyo Ri and trek to There. On the way, you will pass the Ngozamba glacier and Dudh Koshi valley.
On the ninth day, you will move down to Pangboche from Thare. Pangboche is situated at an elevation of 3930 meters and during the trek, you will experience the beautiful scenery, waterfalls, and ice caves.
On the 10th day, you will arrive at the Namche Bazar and visit the nearby places and rest at your hotel.
As you started your journey, you trekked from Lukla to Namche Bazar, on the eleventh day, you will again trek back from Namche Bazar to Lukla.
On the last day of the trek package, you will return to Kathmandu from Lukla through a flight.

What’s included?

  • Professional English-speaking local trek guide.
  • Porters to assist you with your baggage
  • Lodging
  • Fooding (Authentic delicious meals four times a day)
  • All airfare from Kathmandu airport to Lukla airport and return from Lukla airport to Kathmandu airport.
  • All essential permits and permit fees for the Everest region entrance
  • Salary, lodging, and meals of your guide and porter
  • All local tax, vat, office service charges, and domestic airport taxes if required.

What's Not Included?

  • Any international airport transfers and flight airfares
  • Accommodation, meals, and transfers in Kathmandu.
  • Guided tour in Kathmandu if required
  • Travel insurance and Nepal visa fee
  • Rescue operation charge in case of emergency
  • Appreciation tips for your guides and porters


How expensive is Everest?

The average Everest expense depends upon the type of activity you will be a part of. For Everest Gokyo Lake Trek, the cost starts from USD 1100 to 1500 per person. The cost however decreases as the group size gets bigger.

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