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Gokyo Ri Trekking


Trip Grade:Strenuous

Max. Altitude:5,580m

Walking hours:Approx 6-7 hrs/day

Activities:Tour, Trekking

Type:Tea House

Season:Sep-Dec, Feb-Jun

Group size:1 +

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The Gokyo trek is a fairly popular trekking route. The route itself ends at Gokyo Ri, and trekkers typically turn around at this point and retrace their steps back to the trailhead. There is an alternative mountaineering route that begins near the southern tip of Ngozumpa Glacier and just south of Taujun Lake. This alternative route leads east over the Cho La, a pass at 5420m (17 782ft), where it meets with the main Everest Base Camp trek.

Gokyo Ri, Gokyo Peak (5357m, 17 575ft above sea level) is a peak in the Khumbu region of the Nepal Himalayas. It is located on the west side of the Ngozumpa Glacier, which is the largest glacier in Nepal, and reputed to be the largest in the whole Himalayas. Gokyo (4750m, 15 583ft above sea level), at the base of Gokyo Ri, is a small hamlet of a few stone houses. From Gokyo Ri it is possible to see five 8,000 meter peaks - Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Kangchenjunga, and Cho Oyu.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Kathmandu to Lukla

Day 02:Phakding to Namche Bazar (3535m)

Day 03:Namche Bazar - Acclimatization day

Day 04:Trek to Phorste Drengka (3675m)

Day 05:Trek to Machherma (4470m)

Day 06:Trek to Gokyo (4790m)

Day 07:This day early in the morning we have steep climb up to the top of Gokyo Ri (5483m)

Day 08:Day trip to 4th Lake (4843m) and 5th lake - 4998m (north of Gokyo Valley), and back to Gokyo Lake

Day 09:Trek back to Dole

Day 10:Trek to Khumjung village, big settlement of Sherpa people

Day 11:Trek back to Lukla

Day 12:Fly back to Kathmandu early in the morning

Cost Include

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private vehicle.
  • All your stander Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Tea House hotel accommodation during the trek.
  • A highly experienced, helpful and friendly government license holder Guide, his food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments, medicine.
  • Porter if needed.
  • Round Trip flight fare Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu & domestic airport taxes in Kathmandu and Lukla airport for Group and crews.
  • National Park permits.
  • TIMS (trekkers information management System.)
  • All ground transportation.
  • All our government taxes.
  • Official expenses.
  • Himalayan Scenery Treks will provide you last night mouthwatering dinner with typical Nepalese cultural shows

Cost Exclude

  • Your travel insurance. (Compulsory)
  • International air fare.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Note: Hotel and sightseeing in Kathmandu can be book as per your request.

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Trip Highlights

  • People & Cultures
  • Religions & Lifestyle of more Ethnic groups
  • Fantastic Mountain views above 6000- 8848m peaks including world's Highest peak - Mount Everest
  • Famous Climbing to Gokyo Ri Peak ( 5360m)
  • Adventures & scenic walk though Sherpa Villages

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