Everest Gokyo Trek

Everest Gokyo Trek
At a Glance
  • Trip Duration18 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Grade Strenuous
  • Max. Altitude 5,545 m (Kalapathar)
  • Starts at Lukla (35 minutes flight from Kathmandu)
  • Ends at Lukla (35 minutes flight from Kathmandu)
  • Best Time Autumn (Sep-mid Nov) and Spring (Mar-May)
  • Everest Gokyo Trek with Gokyo Lake and Gokyo Ri Mountain
  • Memorable Experience of wonderful Gokyo Valley and lake 
  • Challenging Trekking to Kalapathar
  • Best Himalayas View of world Highest Mt Everest (8,848 m), Mt Ama-Dablam (6,856 m), Mt Cho-Yu (8,201 m), Mt Lhotse (8,501 m), Mt Makalu (8,470 m) etc, including many other snowy peak.
  • Highest and best Point of the Trek 5545m Kalapathar
  • Incredible view of Khumbu Ice fall 
  • Best monasteries in Everest Region- Tengboche monastery
  • Experience Traditional Sherpa Culture
  • Buddhism Religion
  • Fully Tea House Trek  

Everest Gokyo Trek follows the trial in the Everest region. Everest Region is well known for the world's highest mountain the glorious Mount Everest. This region is also a piece of heaven on Earth for trekkers and it has four of the world's 14 highest peaks: Mt. Everest 8848m, Lhotse 8516m, Kanchenjunga 8586m., Cho-yu 8201m among other mountains. Everest Gokyo Trek is also known as Gokyo Cho-la pass Trek.  The Everest region is one of the most popular trekking areas though slightly more difficult to get to. This is also the home of the famous Sherpa people (well known for their climbing stamina and courage).

To get to this wonderful place, one can fly to Lukla from Kathmandu or get a bus to Jiri, the second choice is for those who want to do a classic trek and is the best way to acclimatize as well. Gokyo and the Everest Base Camp are two of the most popular trekking routes. Everest Gokyo Trekking lead to one of the most popular trek Everest Base Camp via Cho-la pass. Cho-la is quite challenging as well. 

A1 Excursion Adventure offers you 18 days Everest Gokyo Cho-la Pass Trekking and believes in providing excellent service with a tailor-made trip for you with popular route map and trekking itinerary as well as cost detail. We, A1 Excursion Adventure look forward to guide you challenging popular Everest High Pass Trekking in Nepal for a life time memory. 

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We will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport upon your arrival and transfer you to the hotel for the overnight stay.

    After having breakfast in the morning today, enjoy half day sightseeing of Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhnath Stupa by a private vehicle based on the group by private vehicle based on the group size. Rest of the day is for trek preparation.  o/n in hotel

      Early morning we fly to Lukla from Kathmandu.After 30 minutes scenic flight, arrive in Lukla. Having first breakfast in the mountain,We start our trekking to Phakding village. After the lunch, we look around the village. Overnight at Hotel.

        After breakfast we will continue our trek following Dudhkoshi river. We cross it twice to reach Monjo village by small suspension bridge which is also the entrance gate of the Sagarmatha National Park. After descend walk of about 20 minutes we reach to Jorsalle village, the last village till Namche Bazaar.After Jorsalle village, follow the Dudhkoshi river with gradual walk for half an hour and again crossing the suspension bridge, we walk all the way up to Namche Bazaar for couple hour, which is well known as the capital of Khumbu region.

          Today is our rest day for the acclimatization. After the breakfast, we make short excursion around Namche Bazaar, visiting Sagarmatha national park head quarter and Everest view hotel for the panoramic view of many white peaks.

            Trek From Namche Bazaar to Dole (4200 m). 8h walking Early in the morning, hike up to Mochermo. You can get clear views of snowy peaks, mountains and vegetations. You can observe their living style and culture. People over here irrigate the crops for their needs and earn their income. Farming and lodging are the main occupation of Dole people. It takes 5 hours to reach Dole from Namche Bazaar. Take overnight rest at Guest house in Dole.

              Crossing Dole, you will be headed for Mochermo which is the way to Gokyo. On the way to Gokyo, you can get an excellent view of the valleys. It takes about 6 hours to reach Mochermo from Dole. We have to climb the terminal moraine of the Ngozumpz glacier. Ngozumpa Glacier is one of the major places of attraction because of its appearance in the world’s second largest glaciers. Stay overnight at fine Guest house in Mochermo.

                Your nearest way to the wonderful village Gokyo begins here. At morning, you will be starting trekking towards Gokyo. Gokyo village is our main destination to be reached. You have to trek via Ngozumpa Glacier where the trail selects its zigzagged path. You can take the close views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Thamserkum, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Kusum Khagaru, Mt. Kongde and so many on the way to Gokyo. Gokyo village is situated on the northern shore of Dudh Pokhari which looks amazingly outstanding. Although it is far from the urban city but it doesn’t lack any facilities for its customer. This village is the main attraction of the trek. Gokyo valley trekking is an alternative route to traditional trails to the Everest Base Camp. Tonight stay at the Guest house in Gokyo. 

                  Today is the day for acclimatization in Gokyo. But if you are interested then you can go for hiking up to Gokyo Ri early in the morning to see the amazing views of Gokyo village. Gokyo Ri is an excellent view point in Everest Region. You have to hike up 4 hours to reach Gokyo Ri. Get the memorable views and descend back to Gokyo. Overnight at Guest House in Gokyo.

                        Continue along the moraine of the glacier, with views of Kalar Pattar and Pumori to reach Lobuche at 4930m for your evening stay. 

                          Early this morning you begin your trek, which will prove to be both mentally and physically demanding. Above Lobuche, we follow the path running through alongside the Khumbu Glacier. Continuing on over rough ground we reach Gorak Shep, where a short break is offered to replentish fluids. A walk for a further hour and a half reaches Kala Pattar, a small, rocky peak on the southwest ridge of Pumori. Stop and turn around: the scenery is fantastic. It is a hard climb, but the view from the top surpasses the wildest imagination. Huge creaking glaciers surround us and classic views of Everest are available.  Trek to Ebc and then again trek back to Gorakshep through the same route.

                            Early in the morning, we start hike up to KalaPathar for the most wonderful sunrise views of the Mt.Everest. After climbing for couple hours, we arrive in the famous view point, the top of Kala pathar. Now we have the best view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Pumori and Ama Dablam along with the entire mountain views of Khumbu Himalayan range.Spending some time to take photograph here, we hike down to Gorekshep. After breakfast, we will have easy walk down to Pheriche for overnight.

                              Today we make a descend walk for 5-6 hours to arrive at Tengboche. We do overnight at Tengboche. The trail to Tengboche follows contour from Namche and then descends to the Dudh Koshi River before climbing again to Tengboche Monastery (3,870m).Tengboche offers magnificent view of Everest and Amadablam. 

                                Today morning after breakfast, we walk down gently with zigzag trail Bridge and cross by suspension bridge over Dudh Koshi River which takes 1 and half hour. Then we climb up with stone steps until reaching in Kyangjuma. Then trail stays on level until reaching Namche which takes about 3 hrs.We descend on the ridge of Namche until suspension bridge, then trail continues on the river bank of Dudh Kooshi River until reaching Jorsalle> We cross again another suspension bridge and arrive after a short climb to Monjo where we need to exit our national park permit. Then follow the Dudh Koshi river downstream until Phakding where we will have our lunch. After lunch, we will continue ups and downs until reaching Lukla. Stay overnight at Lodge

                                  Today early morning flight back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. After completing the adventure, you can relax and rest at your hotel. In the evening, we welcome you to our office for your feed back of the trip. Afterward we will have fare well dinner together. Overnight at hotel.

                                      Trip Map
                                      Everest Gokyo Trek map
                                      Cost Includes
                                      • Airport Pick off and Drop off.
                                      • All meals (Breakfast/lunch/dinner with tea\coffee).
                                      • Accommodation in teahouses, 
                                      • Sagarmatha National park entry permits and TIMS 
                                      • A guide and necessary porter,
                                      • Equipment like sleeping bags, down jackets, ground transportation,
                                      • All necessaries for Nepalese staffs (all meals, accommodation in tea houses, equipments, Salary, insurance etc).
                                      • Boiled water with iodine.
                                      • Flight: Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu for Guest and Guide.
                                      • During the trekking – Meals 3 times a day: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with a cup of Tea/ Coffee
                                      • Sleeping bags and down jackets for all guest during the whole trek.
                                      • An Exclusive Medicine Kit.
                                      • All government service and charges.
                                      Cost Excludes
                                      • Any bar bills (alcoholic drinks, mineral water, cold drinks), cigarettes,
                                      • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
                                      • Client’s personal insurance.
                                      • Any kind of unforeseen expenses etc.
                                      • Personal Equipment
                                      • All personal expenses.
                                      • Rescue charge.Tips, donations and chocolates. 
                                      • Airport departure tax.
                                      • Excess baggages charges in domestic flights.
                                      • Lunch and dinner while not in trekking.
                                      Useful Information

                                      Case of weather change, flight can delay some time.

                                      WHAT TO BRING

                                      Trekking/Hiking Gears (Equipments)

                                      • Duffel or Rucksack bag (If do not have then Duffel Bag Provided returnable)
                                      • Down Sleeping Bag (Provided returnable)
                                      • Inner Liner (Provided returnable)
                                      • Down Jacket (Provided returnable)
                                      • Daypack
                                      • Hiking pants
                                      • Water & wind proof  jacket
                                      • Full – sleeves shirt
                                      • Jumper or Fleece jacket
                                      • Pair of T – Shirts
                                      • Trekking boots (waterproof is better)
                                      • Sandal, Toilet paper,
                                      • COTTON THICK SOCKS(2 PAIRS)+Polypropylene/woolsocks (1PAIRS)
                                      • Light cotton socks for under wool socks
                                      • Woolen socks to wear with boots
                                      • Sun hat
                                      • Gloves
                                      • Scarf
                                      • Sun block (lotion) and lip Guard
                                      • Moisture Cream
                                      • Goggles or Sunglasses
                                      • Thermal Long underwear Sets
                                      • Insulated pants
                                      • Trekking poles
                                      • A pair of Crampon
                                      • wind Breaker pants
                                      • Water bottle
                                      • Medical & first aid kit (Provided)
                                      • Any personal special medicine
                                      • Flash light or head lamp
                                      • Batteries and bulbs
                                      • Swiss army knife
                                      • Mobile or Camara  charging cable with Adaptor
                                      • Personal Dry towel
                                      • Personal toiletries and medication which should be labeled.
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