Gokyo Valley Everest view Trek

  1. Duration15 Days
  2. Starts fromUSD 1399

Max. Altitude:5383m

Difficulty:NA

Transpotation:Flight to Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu

Trekking Style:Tea house/Lodge Trek

Activities:Trekking/Hikking

Meal:All meal during trekking-Hotel in Kathmandu BB Plan

Group size:1-16

Trekking around Gokyo valley is considered a traditional trek that offers magnificent views of the mountain peaks and the Ngozumpa Glacier- the largest in Nepal's Himalayas. The image of this region is associated with the soaring views of the most popular mountains in Nepal, at an altitude of 8,000m such as Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu which are clearly visible from Gokyo Ri above Gokyo Lake. One of the most remarkable features is the views of the tremendous ice ridge between Cho Oyu and Gyachung (2,922m) located in Khumbu region.

  • Kathmandu city tour
  • Scenic flight to and from Lukla
  • Step inside and experience life as the “mountain people” live, in the heart of Himalaya
  • Visiting Gokyo Lake and valley
  • Amazing views of the Himalaya from Gokyo Ri including Mt. Everest, Cho Oyu and Makalu
  • Impressive Ngozumpa Glacier

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at the Tribuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (1,345m). Overnight at a hotel.

Day 02:Pre-trip meeting and sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley. Overnight at a hotel.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,804m) - 35 mins. Trek to Phakding (2,610m) - 3 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m) - 5.5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 05:Namche Bazaar acclimatization day. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 06:Trek to Phorste Thanga (3,680m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 07:Trek to Machherma (4,470m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 08: Trek to Gokyo (4,790m) - 5.5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 09:Trek to Gokyo Ri (5,483m) and back to Gokyo - 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 10:Trek to Dole (4,200m ) - 6 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazaar via Khumjung village (3,780m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 12:Trek to Lukla (2,804m) - 6 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 13: Morning flight back to Kathmandu. Overnight at a hotel.

Day 14: Leisure day and farewell dinner in Kathmandu. Overnight at a hotel.

Day 15:Transfer for your final flight departure.


Cost Details

Services includes are:
  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private tourist vehicle.
  • Standard twin sharing accommodation in a three star hotel in Kathmandu; Breakfast included. (4 nights)
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private tourist vehicle.
  • All your standard Meals during the trek (Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners).
  • Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trek (Trekking Guesthouse in twin sharing and occasionally dormitory style).
  • Local Randonnee Nep licensed English speaking guide.
  • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests).
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
  • Everest National Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking.
  • Down Jacket and sleeping bag by Randonnee Nepal Trek  (which need to be returned after the trek).
  • Airfare from Kathmandu – Lukla - Kathmandu including airport departure tax in Kathmandu and Lukla airport.
  • Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu.
  • Free Randonnee Nepal Trek duffel/kit bag, sun hat and T-shirt (yours to keep).
  • Sightseeing/Monument entrance fees in Kathmandu (On Day 2).
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show on second last day (On Day 14th).
  • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
  • Official expenses.
Services not includes are:
  • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation. (See the travel insurance page)
  • International airfare and airport departure tax (see the international flights page)
  • Nepal entry visa; you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu.(Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying US $ 25 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days and 90 days can be obtained by paying US $40 and $ 100 respectively. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos).
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
  • Personal trekking Equipment (See the trekking equipment page).
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on 'Price Includes' section.

Note

Flight Delay in Kathmandu and Lukla

Twin Otter is the primary mode of transport to and from the airstrip at Lukla. This service is fairly dependable. Sometimes, flights (to and from Lukla) may be cancelled due to mountain weather conditions or technical problems. In such case, Randonnee Nepal  will charter a helicopter to ensure you are on schedule for your international flight. The helicopter can fly if the visibility is 1500m, while the twin otter can fly if the visibility is 5000m, as per Nepal’s Civil Aviation rules.

The cost of the helicopter is payable directly to our Kathmandu office in the event that this service is utilized. US cash, traveler's cheques, or credit cards (Visa Cards, Master Cards only) are accepted. You will be given a receipt upon payment so that you may claim the amount from your travel insurance. The minimum cost will be US$500 and maximum US$3500 depending on the number of group members.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01 Arrival at the Tribuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (1,345m). Overnight at a hotel.

Day 02Pre-trip meeting and sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley. Overnight at a hotel.

Day 03 Fly to Lukla (2,804m) - 35 mins. Trek to Phakding (2,610m) - 3 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 04 Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m) - 5.5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 05Namche Bazaar acclimatization day. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 06Trek to Phorste Thanga (3,680m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 07Trek to Machherma (4,470m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 08 Trek to Gokyo (4,790m) - 5.5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 09Trek to Gokyo Ri (5,483m) and back to Gokyo - 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 10Trek to Dole (4,200m ) - 6 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 11 Trek to Namche Bazaar via Khumjung village (3,780m) - 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 12Trek to Lukla (2,804m) - 6 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 13 Morning flight back to Kathmandu. Overnight at a hotel.

Day 14 Leisure day and farewell dinner in Kathmandu. Overnight at a hotel.

Day 15Transfer for your final flight departure.

Departure Detail

Start Date End Date Status Cost  
02 October, 2018 16 October, 2018 Guaranteed US $1399
08 October, 2018 22 October, 2018 Guaranteed US $1399

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Trip Note

Flight Delay in Kathmandu and Lukla

Twin Otter is the primary mode of transport to and from the airstrip at Lukla. This service is fairly dependable. Sometimes, flights (to and from Lukla) may be cancelled due to mountain weather conditions or technical problems. In such case, Randonnee Nepal Treks  will charter a helicopter to ensure you are on schedule for your international flight. The helicopter can fly if the visibility is 1500m, while the twin otter can fly if the visibility is 5000m, as per Nepal’s Civil Aviation rules.

The cost of the helicopter is payable directly to our Kathmandu office in the event that this service is utilized. US cash, traveler's cheques, or credit cards (Visa Cards, Master Cards only) are accepted. You will be given a receipt upon payment so that you may claim the amount from your travel insurance. The minimum cost will be US$500 and maximum US$3500 depending on the number of group members.