Gokyo Valley Trek

Trip Overview

Gokyo Valley Trek starts by half an hour in mountain flight to Lukla to Namche Bazaar through by crossing Dudhkoshi (Milky) River valley. It follows the route via high pass of Cho La Pass at 5330meters into the Everest Base Camp, of Mount Everest, however, this Gokyo Valley Trek package does not follow the whole trail. Along the way of Gokyo Lake Trek, you will be passing grazing settlement of Yak to reach the Gokyo lakes and we climb the Gokyo Ri peak for the Panoramic views. You will get an opportunity observe the stunning scenery of Mt. Everest, Makalu and Cho Oyo (8021m) Mt Everest  8848 m and much more other surrounding peaks.

Gokyo Valley Trek includes the visits to Namche Bazar and Gokyo valley and adds an incredible hike to Gokyo Lake around. Gokyo trek offers to view giant peaks of Mount Everest. The area of Gokyo lake is surrounded by various mountainous valleys, alpine lakes, and numerous glaciers. It is less crowded than others in the Everest region and it takes in between 12 to 14 days to complete including travel to and from Kathmandu. The moderate to difficult trek reaches a high of the superb hidden Himalayan valley.

 

Gokyo Valley Trek

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (Altitude: 1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 02: Kathmandu to Lukla Scenic Flight and short trek to Phakding.(Altitude: 2,652m/8,700ft. Time Travel: 3 to 4 hrs Walk)

Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar Trek (Altitude: 3,440m/11,283ft Time Travel: 5 to 6 hrs Walk)

Day 04: Rest day for acclimatization at Namche Bazaar

Day 05: Trek to Dhole.(Altitude: 4200m/ 13779ft. Time Travel: 5 to 6 hrs Walk)

Day 06: Trek to Machharmo (Altitude: 4470 m/ 14665 ft. Time Travel: 4 to 5 hrs Walk)

Day 07: Trek to Gokyo (Altitude: 4790 m/ 15715 ft. Time Travel: 5 to 6 hrs Walk)

Day 08: Rest Day at Gokyo, hike to Gokyo Ri, Fifth Lake, and its surroundings

Day 09: Gokyo Lake to Dole (4000meters, 5-6 hrs walk)

Day 10: Dole (4000meters) - Namche Bazar( 3440m, 5-6 hrs walk)

Day 11: Namche Bazar to Lukla, (5-6 hrs walk)

Day 12: By Plane: Lukla – Kathmandu (30-40 min, transfer to hotel)

Day 13: Transfer to Airport for Final Departure from Kathmandu.

Over years’ experience of organizing adventure travel trips to clients from all over the globe. Since our establishment, we’ve been making Your Himalayan dreams a reality. Our love for the mountain, its culture trekking in Nepal, tours in Nepal, Peak climbing, rafting, Cycling Jungle Safari and the desire to share it with the world led to the establishment of our company.

 

We have the best guides, porters, and crew, members

We employee some of the best guides in the industry with a wealth of outdoor and hiking experience. With our guides you do not just visit a place, you experience it, and they have the best knowledge of the trails, the local culture and most importantly enjoy sharing the experience with you.You should follow our guides from the beaten paths and you’ll discover the world that is not found in any guidebook. All our guides, porters, and crew members are professionally trained, insured, paid above industry wage standards.

 

  1. Our Commitment to responsible travel and sustainability

It was a commitment formed when the company was established and today, in the face of a multitude of threats to the environment, our commitment remains stronger than ever. Our objectives have always remained to develop unique, authentic and reliable tourism packages and activities, then link them to community livelihoods and the conservation of culture and nature. This not only provides with a sustainable source nbsp; of income but also serves as an incentive to conserve this unique ecological and cultural heritage.

Our consistent focus is to lessen our impact and reduce, reuse, and recycle--to leave the areas we visit in better condition than when we found them we know that our adventures will only be possible if we preserve the places we love. 

 

  1. Giving Back

Giving back is at the heart of our company. We have constructed school buildings, supported educational scholarships, provided safe drinking water, constructed sanitary toilets and addressed other health issues. We continue to carry out our projects under the School-Children Foundation.

 

 

  1. We make your Himalayan dreams come true

So whether you dream of scaling one of the mountain peaks, or hiking along some of the best trails in the Himalayas, rafting down rapids of snow-fed rivers, practicing yoga in some best mountains location or by just visiting some World Heritage Sites in Nepal, we make it all come true.

Mount Face Nepal Leading adventure trekking in Nepal and tours in Nepal in the Himalayas since our establishment. Enjoy fully guided adventure in Nepal.

We are a team of specialist and we use local specialist to plan your trip.

MFN, suggest you all check up your health condition before start trekking because your health is more important than anything else.We also suggest you keep your luggage as light as possible because we normally provide 1 helper for two trekkers to carry your bags and should have weight limitation of approximately 20-25 kg from two.

Here is a suggested list. Keep in mind, you can always add or subtract items depending on your personal needs. As time goes on and you increase your trips into the wilderness, you may discover you’re carrying too much or not enough.

Top tips for safe trekking in Nepal

. It is safer to trek in a group and with an experienced guide and reputable agency.

. Get fit. Choose a trek that suits your ability.

. Build in time for acclimatization. Stay hydrated and looks out for symptoms of altitude sickness.

. Take note of weather conditions and forecasts, and come prepared. See mountainforcast.com

. Never leave any litter behind.

What to pack?

. Layers of clothing, numerous pairs of socks, good quality trekking boots.

. Hand warmers, under-gloves, and mittens.

. Trekking poles.

. Gaithers (against leeches and/or deep snow).

. 40-litre daypack (with rain cover).

. Sleeping mat.

. Head torch and spare batteries.

. Sunglasses with UV protection, sun cream, and hat.

. Lip salve and blister care.                           

. Wet wipes and tissues.

. Pocket knife/multi-bladed tool.

. Watch with altimeter/GPS.

. Emergency blanket.

. Snacks (nuts, energy bars).

. Freezer bags.                   

. Binoculars.

Be sure to inspect your kit before every trip and make sure the gear is clean and supplies are in good condition. Replace expired medications as needed and add items that would have been helpful on your previous trip. Be sure the kit is easily accessible and not buried deep in your bag. Also be sure to tell others you are traveling with where your first aid kit is.

   

MFN wishes you all the best!!!

  • Pickup and drop at Airport
  • Hotel stay in Kathmandu
  • Full Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) through trekking period
  • Air fair for Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu 
  • Best available accommodations during the trek
  • Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour inclusive of guide, entry fees, and transportation
  • A government license holder guide
  • Porter to carry your baggage
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment, transportation and local tax for guides and porters
  • Ground Transportation Charge while returning back to Kathmandu from the trekking destination
  • TIMS card(Trekker’s information Management System)
  • First Aid Kit
  • Entry Fees wherever required
  • Trekking Permits needed for Restricted Area Trekking
  • All government taxes and service charges
  • Farewell dinner prior to departure
  •  Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Travel insurance
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fee
  • International Airfare and Airport Departure Tax
  • Tips for trekking staffs
  • Drinks (hot/soft/cold) and liquors
  • Personal shopping and laundry, Personal trekking equipment, Gifts, and souvenirs
  •  All items not listed in Cost included section

Notes: Costs are prone to change in itinerary. So costs will be recalculated if the trekking days get modified.

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