Gokyo Trekking Nepal

Gokyo Trekking

GOKYO CAMPING TREK

A high-altitude trek to a valley east of Everest base camp. Excellent views of Everest small lodges on the entire route and usually less crowded than the base camp trek.

The trek to Gokyo offers an alternative to the traditional trek to Everest base camp. From Gokyo, more of Everest itself is visible, though from a slightly greater distance, than from kala pattar above gorak shep.

The mountains are more spectacular, the Ngozumpa Glacier is the largest in the Nepal Himalaya, and from a ridge avove Gokyo, fur 8000m peaks (Cho Oyou, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu) are visible at once. The view of the tremendous ice ridge between cho Oyu and Gyachung Kang (7922m) is one of the most dramatic panoramas in Khumbu. There are many options for additional exploration and high-altitude walking, including the crossing of cho La, a 5420m-high pass into Khumbu.

Kathmandu – Lukla – Gokyo Re – Lukla – ktm
Total Days :
16 days total 12 days trek 4 nights hotel
Trek cost :
US$ 1600
Grade :
Moderate – Difficulty
Max. Elevation :
5350m.

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Outline Itinerary
Day 01 : Kathmandu/ Lukla Trek to Phakding
Day 02 : Trek to Namche bazaar.
Day 03 : Acclimatization day with optional hikes.
Day 04 : Trek to Thame
Day 05 : Trek to Khumjung.
Day 06 : Trek to Dole
Day 07 : Trek to Machhermo.
Day 07 : Trek to Gokyo.
Day 08 : Climb Gokyo Ri Peek 5350m early in the morning back to Gokyo.
Day 09 : Trek to Phortse.
Day 10 : Trek to Namche Bazaar.
Day 11 : Trek to Lukla.
Day 12 : Fly back to Kathmandu.


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