Gokyo Valley Circuit trek

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 11 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 5-79 yrs
  • max group size 20
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Maximum altitude 5000 meters
  • Tour Code BM-58
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  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
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  • Best view of Everest from Gokyo Ri
  • Explore beautiful fifth and fourth Lakes
  • Visit historical Sherpa museum and Saturday market in Namche Bazaar
  • Enjoy the view from Renjo La pass
The Gokyo Valley trek begins from Lukla airport located in the Everest region, one of the most impressive airports in the Himalayas.

To arrive at Gokyo Valley we will follow the Dudh Kosi River from the Sherpa villages of Namche Bazaar and Khumjung. The Gokyo trek is not as frequented as the popular Everest Base Camp trek giving more pristine nature and great trekking trails. This trek is full of highlights but a special one will be the day of hiking up Gokyo Ri at an altitude of 5360m. Gokyo Ri probably provides the best viewpoint, compared with all other treks in Nepal. You will be able to get fantastic views of the vast Ngozumpa Glacier and enjoy a panoramic view of four of the world's highest peaks above 8,000m, namely Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho Oyu and Mt. Makalu. You will also be able to get amazing views of Gokyo village itself and its surrounding emerald green lakes.

We will go via Renjo la pass return to Namche Bazaar via the Sherpa villages of Thame

The Gokyo valley trek is considered a typical trek and is suitable for everyone. If you are reasonably fit and have a sense of adventure you will definitely find this trek a good pick.

The itinerary is designed on a way so that we will acclimatize gradually so as to avoid all kinds of altitude sickness. During the trek we will be staying at guesthouses and tea houses for the night.

Our professional mountain guide and porters will take care of you on this great adventure.
  • Day 1: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2886m) - Trek to Phakding
  • Day 2: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 m.) (5 hours)
  • Day 3: Rest at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization.
  • Day 4: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Dole (4040m.) via Khumjung,
  • Day 5: Trek from Dole to Machhermo (4150m) (5 hours)
  • Day 6: Trek from Machhermo to Gokyo (4750m) (4.5 hours)
  • Day 7: Rest day at Gokyo
  • Day 8: Gokyo-Renjola pass- Marlung
  • Day 9: Marlung-Thame-Namche Bazaar(441m)
  • Day 10: Namche-Phakding-Lukla(2800m)
  • Day 11: Fly Back to Kathmandu from Lukla
  • 1 Professional and licensed mountain guide
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off services
  • All necessary trekking permits
  • All meals during the trek - breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Accommodation in tea houses and lodges during the trek
  • Necessary equipment such as sleeping bag, down jacket (Rented )
  • Insurance, salary, equipment etc for the Nepali staff
  • First Aid kit
  • Flight ticket from Kathmandu to Lukla and from Lukla back to Kathmandu.
  • farewell Dinner
  • Trip complete certificate
  • Luggage storage facilities
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Porter
  • International airfares to Nepal
  • Nepal visa fee (USD 40 for 30 days)
  • Porter if necessary ( Available on booking add on )
  • Hotels and meals in Kathmandu
  • Personal Travel Insurance & personal expenses
  • Tips for Guide and Porters
5 - Excellent
Based on 4 reviews
  • Madara Galzone
  • From Latvia
  • On Aug 28 2019
5 - Excellent
  • Madara
  • On Aug 28 2019
5 - Excellent
Very scenic and easy to do trek
We did Gokyo Ri trek in August. Being it monsoon season, our biggest concern was the weather. We were ensured it is doable during the rainy season as well and since we had all tickets booked and everything arranged we decided to... Read more
  • Anton Fransson
  • From Sweden
  • On Apr 06 2019
5 - Excellent
  • Sophie Martin
  • From Britain
  • On Sep 13 2018
5 - Excellent
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • What is the required budget for a trip to Nepal?

    How much you spend in Nepal is largely decided by things you want to do in the country. A 5-day trekking trip in Nepal can start from as little at USD 400 per person. A weekend-long safari in Chitwan National Park is available at less than USD 200.

    On average, seven days in Nepal with accommodation and some or all meals included costs anywhere between USD 700 to USD 1500 per person. Good rooms at hotels in Nepal range from USD 25 to over USD 150 per person, per night, while around USD 1.5 a day can buy you three meals in decent restaurants. 

  • Is Asia open for tourists?

    Despite the initial fears of the Covid-19 pandemic, most Asian countries have managed to mitigate its effects. As such, many popular destinations throughout the continent are currently open for travelers with precautionary measures like mandatory vaccinations. A few countries, however, require newly arrived travelers to spend a couple of days in quarantine.

    As of February 2022, countries like Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia are officially open for vaccinated tourists without the need for quarantine. Meanwhile, India and Indonesia are two of the countries that may require you to quarantine for up to a week on arrival. However, Japan, Vietnam, and Myanmar are yet to open their doors to visitors.


  • How much money do I need to bring with me?

    Your personal budget obviously depends on your spending habits and what is included in your trip cost. If accommodation is included, but meals are not, we would suggest that you bring around 30 USD per day per person for meals. Having a hot shower or charging your device sometimes costs extra. There are also sometimes small crafts/souvenirs to buy along the trekking route which you may want to bring extra money for. Also, consider whether you would be staying in Kathmandu or Pokhara before or after your trek.

  • How much will a trip to Nepal cost?

    How much you spend in Nepal is largely decided by things you want to do in the country. A 5-day trekking trip in Nepal can start from as little at USD 400 per person. A weekend-long safari in Chitwan National Park is available at less than USD 200.

    On average, seven days in Nepal with accommodation and some or all meals included costs anywhere between USD 700 to USD 1500 per person. Good rooms at hotels in Nepal range from USD 25 to over USD 150 per person, per night, while around USD 1.5 a day can buy you three meals in decent restaurants. 

  • Is quarantine in Nepal in effect for arriving visitors?

    In response to the current Covid situation, rules for arriving visitors may change frequently and sometimes without notice. Please check the government travel pages and advisories of your home country and the official website of the Nepal Tourism board here.

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