Sep 26 - Oct 6, 2017 | Change

Gokyo Valley trek (11 days)
Everest Region, Nepal

Highlights: Gokyo and Gokyo Ri

Difficulty: challenging
Sunset gokyo ri
Starting at $496 usd
For 1 person -Guide & Permits
Includes guide and all required permits & entry fees:
$27.53 /day per person for guide
+ $140 per person for guide's transport
+ $53 per person for permits

Teahouse lodging, food, & transportation paid separately.

Prices for groups of
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Included Permits
  • Sagarmatha National Park Entry
  • TIMS Card
Porters (optional $17 per day)

Porters available upon request. You can request a porter at anytime while booking or after booking your trek up to 2 days prior to the trek's departure. Each porter may carry no more than 20 kg (44 lb) at a rate of $17 per day.

Guides do not carry any client's belongings if you want help carrying your personal belongings your must hire a porter or share one with someone else in your group.

This trip has optional side trips. Would you like to see the options?

The Gokyo Valley is the most spectacular of the Khumbu valleys. With its series of lakes and jaw dropping views of Everest, Gokyo should be a must visit on any trekkers visit to the Khumbu region. As a standalone trek or linking it to the Everest Bascamp trek via the Cho la is trek is sure to impress. If you can spare some extra time take a day hike from Gokyo to the Fifth Lake and climb Ngozumpa Tse. On a clear day, it boasts for one of the best trekking views in the Khumbu.

Available Side Trips

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Extra rest days and overnights can be added once the itinerary is created. However any side trips must be added in this step before the itinerary is created.

Tue Sep 26 (day 1)

Kathmandu (1337 m)

Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (Not Included)

Estimated cost: $148
Travel time: 30 minutes

Lukla (2860 m)

Lukla airport

Phakding (2860 m)

About 3 hours from Lukla

Wed Sep 27 (day 2)

Namche Bazaar (3440 m)

About 5-6 hours from Phakding

Everest from above namche
Thu Sep 28 (day 3)

Namche Bazaar (3440 m)

Fri Sep 29 (day 4)

Phortse Thanga (3650 m)

About 2-3 hours

Sat Sep 30 (day 5)

Dole (4090 m)

About 1-2 hours from Phortse Thanga

Sun Oct 1 (day 6)

Machhermo (4400 m)

About 2-3 hours from Dole

Cho oyu
Mon Oct 2 (day 7)

Gokyo First Lake (4700 m)

About 2 hours from Machhermo

Gokyo (4750 m)

About 3-4 hours from Machhermo

Gokyo 4293

Highlights: Gokyo and Renjo La Pass
Difficulty: strenuous
The path via the Renjo La (5340 m) provides a more strenuous route from Gokyo back to Namche Bazaar via the barren and beautiful Bhote Valley, and the Sherpa Village of Thame. Ascending from Gokyo to the Renjo La provides jaw dropping views of Mt. Everest with Gokyo Lake below. Images from via Renjo La Side Trek

Highlights: Gokyo, Gokyo 5th Lake, and Ngozumpa Tse
Difficulty: strenuous
Gokyo valley’s 5th Lake and the rocky outcropping between the 5th and 6th lakes known as Ngozumpa Tse is a great day hike option for those who want to spend an extra day in Gokyo. The challenging hike leads up into the remote and desolate upper Gokyo Valley. The view from Ngozumpa Tse is jaw-dropping.

Highlights: Gokyo, Gokyo Ri, Cho La Pass, Everest Base Camp, and Kala Patthar
Difficulty: strenuous
Take the scenic route to Everest Base Camp over the 5420 m (17,782 ft ) Cho La. The route over this glacial clad pass is tough but rewarding. Descending with spectacular views a Ama Dablam the route joins with the traditional trail following the Khumbu Glacier to Everest Base Camp. In addition to Everest Basecamp, you will climb to the dizzying height of 5643 m (18,513 ft) and view one of the most magnificent panoramas in the Himalayas atop Kala Patthar.

Tue Oct 3 (day 8)

Gokyo Ri (5360 m)

About 1-2 hours to ascent from Gokyo

Sunset gokyo ri

Phortse (3840 m)

About 5-7 hours from Gokyo

Trail to phortse
Wed Oct 4 (day 9)

Namche Bazaar (3440 m)

About 3-5 hours from Phortse

Everest from above namche
Thu Oct 5 (day 10)

Lukla (2860 m)

About 5-7 hours from Namche

Lukla airport
Fri Oct 6 (day 11)
Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu (Not Included)

Estimated cost: $148
Travel time: 30 minutes

Kathmandu (1337 m)

you can add extra rest days after the itinerary is created