Gokyo ri trek to travel around Everest Gokyo lakes trek

Gokyo ri trek to travel around Everest Gokyo lakes trek from Kathmandu

Everest Gokyo lakes trek overview

It takes 10 to 14 days to complete Gokyo ri trek walk around Everest and Gokyo lakes trek from Kathmandu. Difficulty level associated with the trekking is moderate. Gokyo trek takes the trekkers in the best view point of Gokyo valley Nepal. Everest Gokyo lakes trekIncredible view of Mount Cho Oyu, Makalu, Everest, other surrounding peaks and the largest glacier of Nepal spellbound explorer during the journey.

Everest Gokyo Lakes Trek is a mesmerizing journey that takes you deep into the heart of the Himalayas. This trek is known for its stunning views of the world’s highest peaks, including Mount Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and Makalu. The trek is also famous for the beautiful turquoise lakes that are scattered along the trail, known as the Gokyo Lakes.

The Gokyo ri trek is a popular and amazing route to go to discover Gokyo valley Nepal. Gokyo lakes lie high in the Sagarmatha National Park. It features incredible turquoise glacial lakes in a set enveloped by tallest peaks. Trekking route pass through exciting scenic ridges, forests filled, river, bridges, with shrines on top, the alpine valleys, charming little hamlets and glacial moraines.

The Gokyo valley is an attractive trekking place in the Khumbu area. Most trekking takes place in March to May and September to December because these months are the best time of year for Gokyo ri trek. During these time periods, the weather condition of the place likely to be comfortable, clear and warm during daytime.

Gokyo Lakes Trek is a challenging journey, but the rewards are worth it. The trek offers a unique combination of stunning scenery, cultural experiences, and physical challenges. The trail passes through some of the most beautiful landscapes on the planet and provides a glimpse into the lives of the Sherpa people.

How hard is Gokyo Trek?

Uphill walking distance from Gokyo lakes to gokyo ri is 570 meters / 1870 feet. It is the most difficult part of whole Gokyo lakes trek or Gokyo ri trek. It is worth the hike and it is incredibly beautiful. Trekking to Gokyo valley is quite expensive, it can cost from $1075 up to 1750 depend on the quality of service. The maximum elevation of this trek should be Gokyo ri 5357 meters / 17575 feet above sea level.

Gokyo ri trek itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day at Kathmandu, Nepal

Day 02: Flight to Lukla then trek to Phakding 2610 meters / 8563 feet

Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3440 meters / 11286 feet

Day 04: Rest day at Namche for acclimatization hike to Everest view point

Day 05: Trek from Namche to Phortse Tenga 3680 meters / 12073 feet

Day 06: Trek from Phortse Tenga to Machhermo 4470 meters / 14665 feet

Day 07: Trek from Machhermo to Gokyo 4790 meters / 15715 feet

Day 08: Hiking to Gokyo ri 5360 meters / 17585 feet and explore Gokyo Lakes

Day 09: Trek from Gokyo valley to Dole 4200 meters / 13779 feet via Machhermo

Day 10: Trek from Dole to Namche Bazaar 3440 meters / 11286 feet

Day 11: Trek from Namche to Lukla 2860 meters / 9383 feet

Day 12: Flight to Kathmandu then transfer to hotel

Day 13: Transfer you to airport for departure

Everest Gokyo lakes trekking cost include

# Airport pickup and drop service by private vehicleAll inclusive Mount Everest view trek 5 days to Everest view point Nepal

# Round trip flights Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu

# Full board 3 meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during trekking

# Best lodge accommodation during trekking period twin sharing basic

# Professional English speaking guide trained by Government of Nepal

# Highly experience staffs (2 guests: 1 porter basic)

# Trekking route map, trip achievement certificate

# Sagarmatha national park permit and PRM permit

# Government taxes & office service charge

Service exclude on package cost

* Visa fees / international airfare to and from Kathmandu

* Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu

* Personal expenses phone calls, mineral water, bar bills, internet, hot shower, battery recharge & gears etc

* Tips for guides, porters (Tipping are expected but not mandatory)

Everest Gokyo Lakes Trek is a journey of a lifetime that takes you through the heart of the Himalayas. The trek offers stunning views of the world’s highest peaks and the beautiful Gokyo Lakes. The trek requires some physical endurance, but the rewards are worth it. The Everest Gokyo Lakes Trek is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure that you will never forget. If you interested to visit naturally beautiful valley of Everest trekking region fell free to write us to get the Gokyo Ri trek trip quote. Make Gokyo valley trek a lifetime experience to remember.

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Holiday Trip Fact

Price: $ 1127
Grade: Moderate level
Season: March, April, May & Sept, Oct, Nov
Duration: 11 Days
Operation: Tea house / Lodge to lodge
Activities: Trekking and sightseeing tours
Group Size: Min 2
Highest access: Gokyo Ri 5360 meters / 17585 feet
Start From: Kathmandu to Lukla flight
Ending at: Lukla to Kathmandu by flight