Trip Facts:

Gokyo Trek

Starts from
14 Days
Teahouses and Lodges
Everest Region
Lunch and Dinner
Kathmandu, Nepal


Gokyo Trek

The Gokyo Trek is a captivating journey through the Everest region, known for its pristine glacial lakes, dramatic mountain panoramas, and Sherpa culture. The highlight of this trek is reaching Gokyo Ri for breathtaking views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu.

Trip Highlights:

Gokyo Trek

  • Exploring vibrant Sherpa villages like Namche Bazaar and Khumjung.
  • Trekking alongside the Dudh Koshi River and through rhododendron forests.
  • Visiting the Gokyo Lakes, a series of turquoise glacial lakes nestled in the Himalayas.
  • Ascending Gokyo Ri for sunrise views of Everest and neighboring peaks.

Trip Iterinary:

Gokyo Trek

Arrive in Kathmandu, meet our team, and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy a welcome dinner and briefing about the trek.

Take an early morning flight to Lukla and begin trekking to Phakding. Enjoy views of the Himalayas and settle into teahouse accommodation.

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar, the gateway to the Everest region. Enter Sagarmatha National Park and enjoy the first views of Everest.

Rest Day in Namche Bazaar for acclimatization. Optional hike to Everest View Hotel for panoramic mountain views.

Trek to Dole, passing through forests and small Sherpa settlements. Experience the unique culture and hospitality of the Sherpa people.

Trek to Machhermo, enjoying views of Cho Oyu and other peaks. Learn about high-altitude sickness and safety precautions.

Trek to Gokyo, passing the Dudh Koshi River and stunning landscapes. Arrive at Gokyo and rest, preparing for the ascent of Gokyo Ri.

Early morning climb to Gokyo Ri for sunrise views of Everest, Lhotse, and more. Descend back to Gokyo and rest, enjoying the serene surroundings.

Trek back to Dole, retracing your steps through beautiful landscapes.

Trek to Namche Bazaar, descending through forests and Sherpa villages.

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla, marking the end of your trekking adventure.

Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla, transfer to your hotel. Enjoy a leisure day or explore Kathmandu’s cultural sites.

Free day in Kathmandu for shopping or additional sightseeing. Transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport for your departure flight.


Gokyo Trek

  • Airport transfers, domestic flights (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu).
  • Experienced trekking guide, porters, and necessary permits.
  • Accommodation in teahouses during the trek.
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during the trek.
  • Basic trekking equipment (sleeping bags, trekking poles, etc.).


Gokyo Trek

  • International flights to and from Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance, visa fees, and personal expenses.
  • Meals in Kathmandu (except for the welcome dinner).
  • Tips for guides, porters, and additional expenses not mentioned.

Frequently Asked Questions:

ABC Trek

The Gokyo Trek is considered moderately challenging and requires a good level of fitness due to high altitudes and some steep sections. Prior trekking experience is beneficial but not mandatory.

Permits required include the Sagarmatha National Park entry permit and the TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card. Our team assists in obtaining these permits for trekkers.

The best seasons for the Gokyo Trek are spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) when the weather is stable, skies are clear, and mountain views are spectacular.