Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal

About Gokyo Lake Trek

Gokyo Lake Trek takes you on a magical journey to the frozen lakes of Gokyo. One of the highest settlements of the world, Gokyo stands still at an elevation of 4790 meters at the foothill of the Gokyo RI. The team of the Ganga Jamuna Treks will take you on a thrilling journey on the trails of the Everest Region. This trek offers us extraordinary views of Mt. Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Changtse, Nuptse, Amadablam, and Makalu of the Mahalangur mountain range.

The trek starts with a flight to Tenzin and Hilary Airport at the village of Lukla. From there, we make our way to the biggest village of the Khumbu Region. In this trek, we will get to the beautiful lake village of Gokyo. We will get a chance to explore the six frozen lakes of the Gokyo Valley. The trek offers us views of the Khumbu Glacier, the highest glacier in the world, and also the Ngozumpa Glacier, the longest glacier in the country. Completion of this trek takes up to 13-18 days based on your schedule and requires a moderate to the strenuous level of fitness.


  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley – places of cultural world heritage site by UNESCO
  • Himalayan flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Back
  • Trekking through Sherpa cultural villages
  • Accommodation in comfortable lodges owned by local peoples
  • Gokyo Lakes located at an altitude of 4700 to 5000 meters
  • Spectacular view of Mount Everest and hundreds of other mountains surrounding

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu. (1300m)
  • Day 2Sightseeing in Kathmandu and trip preparation
  • Day 3Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2610m, 4/5 hrs.).
  • Day 4Phakding to Namche Bazar (3440m, 6/7 hrs.).
  • Day 5Acclimatization day. Overnight at Tea House
  • Day 6Namche bazaar to Dole (4200m, 6/7 hrs.). Overnight at Tea House
  • Day 7Dole to Machchhermo (4470m, 4/5 hrs.). Overnight at Tea House
  • Day 8Machchhermo to Gokyo (4790m, 5 hrs.). Overnight at Tea House
  • Day 9Gokyo Lake and Gokyo Ri (5357m). Overnight at Tea House
  • Day 10Gokyo to Dole (4200m, 5 hrs.) .Overnight at Tea House
  • Day 11Dole to Namche Bazaar (3440m, 5 hrs.). Overnight at Tea House
  • Day 12Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2840m, 6/7 hrs.). Overnight at Tea House
  • Day 13Lukla to Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel
  • Day 14Departure
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