Highlights

  • 360 degree view from Gokyo Ri
  • sherpa culture
  • Chola pass
  • gyjungkhang glacier
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About Gokyo Ri Trekking

Gokyo Ri Trekking is known as the best alternative trekking route rather than the classical Everest base camp trek of Everest region. The Gokyo Ri probably the Best viewpoint to see Mt Everest and its surrounding mountain. Amazing Gokyo Valley is the freshwater Valley situated with five different lakes but the fourth lake looks amazing. The exhilarating and adventurous Gokyo Valley trek offers an unobstructed view of Mt Everest (8848m.), Cho Oyu (8201m.), Lhotse (8501m.), Pumori (7145m.) and Makalu etc as well as Ngozumpa Glacier, prime glacier all over the Himalayan country Nepal. The Gokyo Valley is the primary source of Dhud Koshi River, which you frequently catch by your eyes throughout your trip of Gokyo Valley Trekking. Trekking to Gokyo Valley is also the chance to sight the gorgeous landscape, rich bio-diversity, 1000s year’s old vibrant monasteries. 

The religiously famous Gokyo Valley has considered sacred by both Hindu and Buddhist is the part of Khumbu region. In Janai Purnima festival many Nepalese take a holy bath in Gokyo Valley. During the trekking, you get a chance to the acquaintance with friendly Sherpa and experiment with their traditional culture. To discover the life of Sherpa not only in trekking route spot but also in Gokyo village,  The highlights of the Gokyo Valley trekking are views the fabulous Gokyo  Ri, Lakes, famous glacier etc.

Gokyo Valley Trek has its own values because of its relationship with the Cho Oyu and Ngozumba Glacier and Gokyo Ri. You can join another famous route like Everest base camp,  Beyond the Limits Treks always assists you throughout your trekking from Kathmandu to Gokyo Valley. Our guides will describe the historical famous heritages and nature as your interest.

Itinerary

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Day 01 : Arrive at Tribhuvan international airport (1340m)

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu through Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), a representative from Beyond the Limits Treks and Expedition P. Ltd will receive you and escort you to the Hotel Royal suite Kathmandu. After check-in, you’ll be visited by your trekking guide to carry out final preparation for the trip.

“Welcome Dinner” will be organized later in the evening in a traditional Nepalese Restaurant featuring a Nepalese cultural program along with a fine meal. Overnight stay at Kathmandu Royal suite.

  • Hotel Royal Suite
  • Kathmandu
  • 1300

Today after taking breakfast we will provide you the guide who will take you the famous cultural and historical site of Kathmandu. You can visit Boudhanath (Buddhist shrine), Pashupatinath (sacred Hindu temple), Swayambhunath (monkey temple), Durbar square; Hanuman Dhoka Durbar etc. are the UNESCO enlisted world heritage site. After lunchtimes, you should involve pri-trip discussion with your guide and well prepared for trekking. Guide to Beyond the Limits Treks gives the brief about the upcoming trekking program and time to departure and about the route.

  • Hotel Royal Suite
  • Kathmandu
  • 1300

Today in the morning after breakfast you will fly for Lukla which is 2804m high. The domestic airlines take around 40minutes to reach Lukla airport. The Lukla airport has named by Tenzing-Hillary Airport. In Lukla, we take some time to meet our crew and manage the baggage. Through the Lukla village, we start our adventurous journey to Phakding which lies at an altitude of 2610m. The never seen vegetations, the dramatic hillside in the way through Dudh Koshi add you inspiration in trekking of Gokyo lake trek. Until we reach Phakding you can see the various long old monasteries placed on the beautiful village and the way. In this day we will manage breakfast, lunch, and dinner Overnight at hotel.

  • Hotel
  • Phakding
  • 2804

After taking breakfast we start our trek with partners and friends. The way is little different than trek Lukla to Phakding, Somewhere we walk uphill and somewhere downhill. The interesting thing is we cross Dudh Koshi time and again. On the way we reach on the beautiful Benkar village, views Mt. Thamserku gives you happiness. In continues walking, we ascend at Monjo, which is the entrance of Sagarmatha National park. At Monjo the official keep your trekking records by checking your permits. We should walk more to reach Namche Bazaar through Jorsale. Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Tawache, Kusum Kangaru are the major views of mountain which can be seen in this route. After walking 5/6 hours from Phakding we can reach to the colorful beautiful village Namche Bazaar. Overnight at Namche bazaar (3440m.) with B,L,D.

  • Lodge
  • Namche Bazaar
  • 3440

Namche Bazaar is the gateway of Khumbu region. At Namche bazaar we will passed the whole day in rest. According to health experts we have to rest in long run trekking. In Namche we can visit Thame which is day hike from Namche. Namche bazaar is the entrance of whole khumbu region that’s why it is well facilities city. You can get government offices, email-internet, ATM, shops, bakery, restaurants etc. You also get chance to visit Tourist visitor centre lies in Namche Bazaar, the representative of trekinhimalayan.com take you there. The information about various mountains its characteristics, the vegetations available in high mountain, information about Sagarmatha national park, the wildlife and birds available in national park also can be found. In acclimatization day you can also visit the Hillary school. In Namche Bazaar Beyond the Limits, Treks & Expedition provide you breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Lodge
  • Namche Bazaar
  • 3440

After taking breakfast in Namche we start our trek in romantic mood to Dole Village with the close up views of Thamserku and Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and other magnificent views of hidden Himalayas. By seeing wild animals like Himalayan thar and deer we reached junction of Everest base camp and Gokyo valley, named Sansa. We cross the Mongla pass the best viewpoint for Phortse village from where we can view the superb views of Thamserku, Ama dablam, Mt. Khumbila. We go ahead down to Phorse Tenga and climb up to the dole.O vernight to Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner )

  • Lodge
  • Dole
  • 4200

Today we start our trek after breakfast. On the way, you can see the unbeatable scene of various flora and fauna as well as wild creature with unexpected encounter. You can see continues flowing of Dudh Koshi from the middle of the beautiful village. This village Machhermo not only give you the ancient picture of early Khumbuwan people but also chance to see the local culture and heritage. If you feel hesitated because of physical sickness, you can check up your problem in Himalayan Rescue Hospital in Machhermo. When we reach Mochhermo, our targeted trekking hour will be finished. You will stay overnight in Machhermo and the management of living, dining and breakfast will manage by Trek leader of Beyond the Limits Treks. Overnight at Hotel (breakfast Lunch and dinner )

  • Hotel
  • Machherma
  • 4470

Today you have an easy day. you can Hike to Machherma valley Hike one of the hills and return to Machhermo and have lunch make an easy day (4470m)

  • Hotel
  • Machhermo
  • 4470

Today, our attraction will be Chorten. You can see the northern part of Cho Oyu and Mr Thamserku as well as down of Gokyo valley. After some walk we reach Pangka (4480m.) and trek through the terminal moraine of the Ngozumpa Glacier. We can see the Lama footprints on a stone after passing the first lake of Gokyo valley, Longpongo. Likewise we can pass the second lake named Taboche Tsho, which is interesting. The surging stream links the third lake named Gokyo cho. Gokyo village is situated on the northern shore of Dudh Pokhari. We will busy on to explore the village and other adventurous place, lake and scene.

  • Hotel
  • Gokyo
  • 4790

Today is acclimatization day but we can hike Gokyo –Ri if you are interested. Gokyo- Ri is the most high altitude of our trekking package. Gokyo Ri is near about 700 meters high than Gokyo village. Today we hike to Gokyo-Ri and back to the Gokyo village in evening sleep at the local lodge after dinner.

  • Lodge
  • Gokyo
  • 5482

Today we will walk back the same way through the Nazongpa Glacier’s side along with first and second lake . We may see lots of small stone chortens which symbolize the wish made by trekkers. This day will be different then going up because you will saw Mt Thamserku and Kangtega in front of your eye.

  • Lodge
  • Dole
  • 4100

This Day you will back to tree line where you will find greenery which you missed higher up. Gaining more Oxygen back to your body you may feel so strong and fit to walk ups and down .Encountering with some amazing flora and fauna on the side of Mt Khumbila and in the bank of Dudh Koshi river gives you great opportunities to see there life and struggle in mountainous region.At the night you can have western night life in Namche going some coffee shop and bars run at Namche bazaar by local Sherpa people.

  • Hotel
  • Namche
  • 4100

Today is the last day of walk as well as last opportunities to see beautiful jungle,Mountains, Sherpa village and regular beautiful chants of Dudh koshi River . During your walk back to lukla you will pass Village of Tawa,Monjo,Benker,Tok Tok, Phakding,Ghat,Thado Koshi and Cheplung may a chance to see lots of pray wheel , Flags and carved stones beautifully will reminds you that you are in the land of Buddhist and Adventurous Sherpas and their traditional relay with nature and life.

  • Lodge
  • Lukla
  • 2804

Today before taking our breakfast we have to go Tenzing Hillary airport to fly back Kathmandu , ending our all hard but amazing trek of khumbu valley. During your fly you may have another chance to have long view of Himalaya(Mt Numbur,Mt Gauri shankar , Mt Langtang and Ganesh Himal) start from east to west until your flight lands at Kathmandu airport. After you land you will transfer to your hotel by our vehicle.

  • Hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1300