Gokyo Trekking

The Everest Region has several different trekking routes around the Everest region, Gokyo holy lake trekking route is a one of the very famous trekking route out of them because of beautiful Gokyo peak with it’s Panoramic views of the Mt Everest,Mt Makalu Lhotse,Pumori and many others mountains. This trek begins at the mountain airstrip at Lukla about 40 minutes flight from Kathmandu. Our destination is the high altitude lakes of Gokyo at over 4750 m. Less frequented than the Everest Base Camp route, the trek provides some tremendous high altitude trekking and a visit to the second largest glacier in the World. From the top of Gokyo Ri there are some spectacular mountain views including Mt Everest the top of the world then better to be back via very famous Tengboche Gumba.

Region: Everest

Max altitude: 5483 m. top of Gokyo Ri.

Duration: 16 days.

Grade: – Challenging-

Trek season: Autumn-Mid September to mid December and Spring – March to May.

Start from: Lukla.

Finish: Lukla.

Nature of Trekking:- Tea house.

Size of Group:- Any, better above 2 persons.


Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu.

Day 02: Fly Kathmandu to Lukla ( 40 minute flight) Trek to Phakding (2610 m.) 3 hrs.

Day 03: Phakding / Namche Bazaar (3446 m.) 6/7 hrs.

Day 04: Exploring day to Khumjung and syangboche Everest View point( 3800,m.)

Day 05: Namche Bazaar / Dole (4200 m.) 7/8 hrs.

Day 06: Dole / Machchhermo (4470 m.) 4 hrs.

Day 07: Machchhermo / Gokyo (4790 m.) 4 hrs.

Day 08: Excursion around Gokyo Lake climb Ghokyo Ri (5359 m.) 2:30 hrs climb.

Day 09: Gokyo / Dole (4200 m.) 6 hrs.

Day 10: Dole / Tengboche Via Fortse (3860 m ). 7 hrs.

Day 11: Tengboche / Nache Bazaar /(3440 m) 5 hrs.

Day 12: Namche / Phakding ( 2610 m.) 5 hrs.

Day 13: Phakding to Lukla-(2840 m.) 3,hrs.

Day 14: Lukla / kathamandu by flight 40 minutes rest & relax exhausted body.

Day 15: Sightseeing in kathmandu city.

Day 16: Rest and departure to the international airport to go back to your home, with a lots of sweet experiences and memories of Nepal Trekking with our team of Brave Heart Himalaya Treks.