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A view from Gokyo Ri - a small peak near Gokyo Village - on the Gokyo Trek

Gokyo Lakes Trek

Looking for a beautiful trek in the Everest Region with fantastic views of the world’s highest mountains but want to avoid the crowds? Then the Gokyo Lakes Trek is the trek you're looking for. Stupa near Namche Bazar with Mount Everest and Lhotse in the background A trekker near the Ngozumpa glacier, located just ... Read More

Gokyo Lakes Trek - 18 Trips with 62 Reviews

Highlights
  • Witness stunning panoramic views of the Himalayas.
  • Trek by beautiful blue lakes and majestic landscapes.
  • Feel free to explore on this less touristy trekking route.
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Nepal Eco Adventure Pvt Ltd
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  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal

Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trek

of 5 reviews
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Gokyo Renjo La Pass trek offers an escape from the mainstream trekking trail to Everest ... Read More
  • Operator Nepal Eco Adventure Pvt Ltd Active 1 hour ago
  • Tour Type Private and Group Tour
  • Activities Trekking
  • Accommodation Guest House
  • Transport Flight & Private Vehicle
  • Age Range 10 to 79 years old
From US$ 1,150 12 days View Tour
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Jun 20
Jun 21
Highlights
  • Trekking, Historical and Cultural Excursion.
  • Trekking in the Shadow of the world highest peak, Mt Everest and Sherpa Land.
  • Best Everest view from Gokyo Ri and Gokyo Lake.
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Trekking Planner (P.) Ltd
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal

12 Days Gokyo Valley Trekking

of 13 reviews
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Gokyo Valley Trekking is a legendary trek that encompasses grand views of Everest (8,848m) ... Read More
  • Operator Trekking Planner (P.) Ltd Active 17 hours ago
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Activities Trekking
  • Accommodation Guest House & Hotel
  • Transport Private Vehicle & Flight
  • Age Range 5 to 79 years old
From US$ 1,099 12 days View Tour
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Jun 20
Jun 21
Highlights
  • Best view of Everest from Gokyo Ri.
  • Explore beautiful fifth and fourth Lakes.
  • Visit historical Sherpa museum and Saturday market in Namche Bazaar.
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Green Valley Nepal Treks Pvt Ltd
Group Tours Available
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal

Gokyo Valley Circuit Trek

of 2 reviews
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The Gokyo Valley trek begins from Lukla airport located in the Everest region, one of ... Read More
  • Operator Green Valley Nepal Treks Pvt Ltd Active 14 hours ago
  • Tour Type Private and Group Tour
  • Activities Trekking
  • Accommodation Guest House
  • Transport Flight & Private Vehicle
  • Age Range 5 to 79 years old
From US$ 1,050 11 days View Tour
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Jun 20
Jun 21
Highlights
  • Visit historical Sherpa museum and Saturday market in Namche Bazaar..
  • Bird’s eye view from National park head quarter..
  • Live through Sherpa culture and a glimpse of Yeti head in Khumjung village..
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Nepal Eco Adventure Pvt Ltd
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal

Gokyo Valley Trek

of 7 reviews
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The Gokyo trek is a great trekking trail in Nepal. The trek will provide you ... Read More
  • Operator Nepal Eco Adventure Pvt Ltd Active 1 hour ago
  • Tour Type Private Tour
  • Activities Trekking
  • Accommodation Guest House
  • Transport Flight & Private Vehicle
  • Age Range 7 to 80 years old
From US$ 1,050 10 days View Tour
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Jun 20
Jun 21
Highlights
  • Visit turquoise Lake Gokyo formed with other 5 different glacial lakes.
  • Morning hike to the viewpoint of Gokyo Ri at 5340 meters for striking views of Mt.
  • Explore the Sherpa villages and experience their culture, traditions and lifestyle.
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Nepal Guide Treks & Expedition
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  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal

Gokyo Lake Trek

of 5 reviews
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Gokyo Lake Trek is a wonderful opportunity for trekkers who want to explore the beautiful ... Read More
  • Operator Nepal Guide Treks & Expedition Active 16 hours ago
  • Tour Type Private and Group Tour
  • Activities Trekking
  • Accommodation Camping, Hotel & Guest House
  • Transport Private Vehicle
  • Age Range 5 to 79 years old
From US$ 1,250 15 days View Tour
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Jun 20
Jun 21
Highlights
  • Excellent Opportunity to Climb a Gokyo Peak.
  • Enjoy stunning views of Everest and other eight thousanders.
  • Visit around turquoise colored mesmerizing Gokyo Lakes.
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Icicles Adventure Treks and Tours Pvt Ltd
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  • Starts Pokhara, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal

Gokyo Lakes And Gokyo Ri Trek

of 3 reviews
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This Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo Ri Trek is an 11-day adventure at popular Everest region ... Read More
  • Operator Icicles Adventure Treks and Tours Pvt Ltd Active 5 minutes ago
  • Tour Type Private and Group Tour
  • Activities Trekking
  • Accommodation Hotel & Guest House
  • Transport Flight
  • Age Range 7 to 80 years old
From US$ 1,150 11 days View Tour
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Jun 20
Jun 21
Highlights
  • Trekking to some of the most beautiful lakes of Nepal.
  • Enjoy incredible views of Mt.
  • Capture a glimpse of Buddhism and the beautiful Sherpa Culture..
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Unique Adventure International Pvt Ltd
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal

Gokyo Valley Trek

of 5 reviews
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Gokyo Valley treks take you to the Gokyo Lake and Fifth Lake. Some of the ... Read More
  • Operator Unique Adventure International Pvt Ltd Active 1 hour ago
  • Tour Type Private Tour
  • Activities Trekking
  • Accommodation Guest House
  • Transport Flight & Private Vehicle
  • Age Range 10 to 79 years old
From US$ 1,030 11 days View Tour
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Jun 20
Jun 21
Highlights
  • Witness the mesmerizing Gokyo lakes.
  • Be impressed by the Khumbu Icefall.
  • Revel in beautiful mountain views including the famous Mount Everest.
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Glorious Himalaya Trekking Pvt Ltd.
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal

Everest Gokyo Lake Trek

of 2 reviews
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Everest Gokyo Trekking is the ultimate trekking package for exploring the massive mountain peaks, glaciers ... Read More
  • Operator Glorious Himalaya Trekking Pvt Ltd. Active 16 hours ago
  • Tour Type Private Tour
  • Activities Trekking
  • Accommodation Hotel & Guest House
  • Transport Flight
  • Age Range 5 to 79 years old
From US$ 890 12 days View Tour
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Jun 20
Jun 21
Highlights
  • Scenic Mountain Flight over the Himalayas..
  • Namche Bazaar, the Largest Sherpa Village of Nepal..
  • A Beautiful Gokyo village - One of the Highest settlements of the world..
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Ace the Himalaya
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal

Everest Base Camp With Gokyo Valley Trek

of 1 review
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Also known as Everest Circuit trek, this is one of the most adventurous treks in ... Read More
  • Operator Ace the Himalaya Active 16 hours ago
  • Tour Type Private Tour
  • Activities Trekking
  • Accommodation Hotel & Guest House
  • Transport Private Vehicle
  • Age Range 5 to 79 years old
From US$ 1,650 19 days View Tour
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Jun 20
Jun 21
Highlights
  • Trek through Sherpa lands in the shadow of the worlds highest peak, Mt Everest.
  • Learn about the culture and traditions of the people in this region.
  • See stunning views of Everest from Gokyo Ri and Gokyo Lake.
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Trekking Planner (P.) Ltd
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal

Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trekking

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Gokyo Renjo La Pass Trekking takes you away from the mainstream trekking trail and gives ... Read More
  • Operator Trekking Planner (P.) Ltd Active 17 hours ago
  • Tour Type Private Tour
  • Activities Trekking
  • Accommodation Guest House
  • Transport Private Vehicle & Flight
  • Age Range 5 to 79 years old
From US$ 1,140 13 days View Tour
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Jun 20
Jun 21
Highlights
  • Scenic mountain flight to Lukla.
  • Sherpa home down; Monasteries; amazing view of mt.
  • Views of Khumbu Ice - Fall, Sherpa's village,.
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Exciting Nepal Treks and Expedition
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  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
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Gokyo Lake Trek

of 1 review
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A spectacular Himalayan experience for adventure seekers, the Everest - Gokyo Lake is a renowned ... Read More
  • Operator Exciting Nepal Treks and Expedition Active 13 minutes ago
  • Tour Type Private Tour
  • Activities Trekking
  • Accommodation Hotel & Guest House
  • Transport Private Vehicle & Flight
  • Age Range 5 to 79 years old
From US$ 1,100 12 days View Tour
Next Departures
Jun 20
Jun 21
Highlights
  • Enjoy great views of Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse, Mt Makalu, Mt Cho Oyou and other peaks.
  • Experience Sherpa culture & traditions and the lifestyle of the mountain people.
  • See the beautiful Gokyo lake and Nepal's largest glacier - Ngozumpa glacier.
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Nepal Lion Tours and Treks Pvt Ltd
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal

Everest Gokyo Lake 11 Days

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The Gokyo trek is one of the most popular treks in the Everest region. The ... Read More
  • Operator Nepal Lion Tours and Treks Pvt Ltd Active 4 minutes ago
  • Tour Type Private Tour
  • Activities Trekking
  • Accommodation Guest House & Hotel
  • Transport Private Vehicle & Flight
  • Age Range 5 to 79 years old
From US$ 950 11 days View Tour
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Jun 20
Jun 21
Highlights
  • Scenic Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight passing over the Himalayas..
  • Explore around the beautiful Gokyo Valley & high mountain lakes..
  • Visit Namche Bazaar, the high mountain settlement & gateway to Everest..
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Breakfree Adventures Pvt Ltd
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal

Gokyo Lake Trekking

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Trekking into the Gokyo Valley and it’s surrounding lakes is an exhilarating experience. It’s the ... Read More
  • Operator Breakfree Adventures Pvt Ltd Active 13 hours ago
  • Tour Type Private Tour
  • Activities Trekking
  • Accommodation Guest House, Hotel & Camping
  • Transport Private Vehicle & Flight
  • Age Range 5 to 79 years old
From US$ 1,260 15 days View Tour
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    Gokyo Trek

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    Gokyo Lakes Trek Reviews

    4.9 - Excellent Based on 62 customer reviews
    Kathmandu Pokhara City Tour Reviewed Tour: Gokyo Valley Trek & Kathmandu City Tour (15 Days)
    Anonymous At
    5 - Excellent
    “Alpine team makes our journey become fun and unforgettable.
    Thanks for Sujan and mas Andre”
    kathmandu city tour Reviewed Tour: Gokyo Valley Trek & Kathmandu City Tour (15 Days)
    Prakash At
    5 - Excellent
    “we had a great time for a family of 5 of us including my father, support from alpine tour was amazing from the time they pick us from kathmandu airport, had great 4 days to travel as city tour in kathmandu to chandragiri cable car, bhaktapur, patan, everest flight, Nagarkot,, boudhnath, pashupatinath, various temples etcc and till the time they drop us back to aiport including stay at kathmandu...i wish them best of luck and keeping doing this good job to all the guests.... cheers - Prakash.”
    Best ever Reviewed Tour: Gokyo Valley Trek & Kathmandu City Tour (15 Days)
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    5 - Excellent
    “Amazing trip
    Friendly guide and super awesome
    Make an amazing experience with this travel”

    Gokyo Lakes Trek - Overview

    Looking for a beautiful trek in the Everest Region with fantastic views of the world’s highest mountains but want to avoid the crowds? Then the Gokyo Lakes Trek is the trek you're looking for.

    Stupa near Namche Bazar with Mount Everest and Lhotse in the background
    A trekker near the Ngozumpa glacier, located just next to Gokyo Village.
    Views of the Himalayas from Machhermo village on the way to Gokyo Village, and lakes
    Trekking up Gokyo Ri - view back at Gokyo Village

    Situated in the Sulu Khumbu region, the Gokyo Lakes Trek will provide you with quieter surroundings but still jaw-dropping views of the world’s 1st, 4th, 5th and 6th highest mountains - Everest (8850 m), Lhotse (8516 m), Makalu (8463 m) and Cho Oyu (8201 m) respectively. You will follow the Dudh Kosi river up the Gokyo valley to meet its source, the enormous Ngozumpa Glacier. You then open out to see the dazzling series of emerald green lakes, surrounded by rough, lofty and beautiful mountain terrain.

    The Gokyo Lakes Trek will take you through traditional Sherpa villages, notably the village of Gokyo, where not only will you experience local Sherpa culture, but also many herds of yaks – the native hardworking animals of the Sulu Khumbu region. The trek finishes with an early morning trek up Gokyo Ri (5367 m) from which you will be rewarded with unforgettable mountain views of the whole Sulu Khumbu region. For those who are seeking that extra challenge, this is an ideal trek. We promise, you will not be disappointed.

    Gokyo Lakes Trek - Trekking Facts

    Trek Difficulty: Level 3 - Medium
    Trek Duration: 11 days
    Remoteness: Fairly Remote
    Max Altitude: 5357 Meters at Gokyo Ri
    Accommodation: Teahouses / Guesthouses / Lodges
    Best Season: Mar-May, Oct-Nov
    Transport To/From Trek: Flight to the town of Lukla; also accessible by taking a bus to Shivalaya and then a few days of trekking up to Lukla.

    Required permits:

    1. Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) Card
    2. Sagarmatha National Park Permit
    3. No restrictive permits are required for the Gokyo trek
    Gokyo Lakes Trek map
    Gokyo Lakes Trek Map

    Gokyo Lakes Trek - Itinerary

    The sparkling, pristine green waters of Gokyo Lake - one of five emerald green lakes near Gokyo Village.

    The following is a standard itinerary for the Gokyo Lakes Trek. It may vary slightly depending on the final trekking agency you choose to go with:

    • Day 1: Fly to Lukla (2860 m) and trek to Phakding (2620 m)
    • Day 2: Trek to Namche (3445 m)
    • Day 3: Namche Bazar acclimatization day + walk to Khunde, Khumjung and Everest View Hotel and back to Namche.
    • Day 4: Trek to Dole (4150 m)
    • Day 5: Trek to Machhermo (4470 m)
    • Day 6: Trek to Gokyo (4790 m) Explore around village and Ngozumpa glacier.
    • Day 7: Early morning climb up to Gokyo Ri (5357 m) for sunrise view. Then down to village and rest or walk to fifth lake and back to Gokyo village.
    • Day 8: Trek down to Dole (4150 m)
    • Day 9: Trek back down to Namche (3445 m)
    • Day 10: Trek to Lukla (2860 m)
    • Day 11: Fly to Kathmandu

    An alternative Gokyo Lakes trekking itinerary passes via the Renjo La Pass. By taking that route instead you can trek in a circular route, often lasting 12 days in total. 

    Alternative treks:

    The Khumbu region offers other trekking options besides the 10-12-day Gokyo trek:

    • Gokyo and Everest Base Camp trek is similar to this trek. It explores the Base Camp area as well as the Gokyo valley and can be completed in 14 days.
    • The standard Everest Base Camp trek is another trek in the Everest region and it takes 12 days to complete.
    • If you have less time on your hands then you may want to opt for the Everest Panorama trek, which is a 7-day trek that shows you the beauty of the Everest region within a week.
    Beautiful landscape of Gokyo lake and village, with the Ngjumba Glacier in the background.

    Gokyo Lakes Trek - Safety considerations

    We take safety very seriously here at BookMundi, as do all the trekking agencies on Bookmundi.com. All our trekking agencies are assessed on their safety standards after every trek, via trekkers’ feedback. They will therefore go through safety procedures with you during your pre-trek meeting. However, please note the following particulars for the Gokyo trek:

    • This is a high altitude trek and therefore careful acclimatization is needed.
    • Ensure acclimatization days are taken during the trek to avoid altitude sickness.
    • Please make sure you are well prepared for the climate for that part of the season. In the Khumbu region, temperatures can drop to below freezing in late autumn and early spring. The temperature dip even further down during winters.
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