Gokyo Lake Trek

Gokyo Lake Trek

Trip Details
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: As Per Itinerary
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: As Per Itinerary
  • Group Size: 2-12 pax
  • Max Elevation: 5,357 m
  • Best Season: Spring & Autumn


  • Take a thrilling flight in/out of Lukla
  • Trek through the Sagarmatha National Park, where you will come across a range of flora and fauna
  • Spend a couple of nights in the famous Namche Bazar
  • Get to see the unique lifestyle of locals and their rich culture, tradition & practices
  • Explore beautiful Gokyo village and stunning Gokyo Lakes
  • Hike to Gokyo Ri to witness glorious sunrise and excellent landscapes
  • Get to see breath-taking sceneries and panoramic views of the Himalayan mountains along the trail

Located at 5,000 meters, Gokyo Lake is one of the highest freshwater lakes in the world. The sparkling blue color of the lake surrounded by snow-capped Himalayan mountains and hills is no doubt will win your heart. Gokyo Lake Trek takes you to the stunning Gokyo Valley and the holy Gokyo Lakes. This trek is perfect for those looking for something different in the Khumbu region. The trail is adventurous and offers breath-taking views of mountain landscapes.

After reaching Lukla, you will begin descending towards Phakding village. From here, you will walk through lush forests and the Sagarmatha National Park entrance. Register your permit and begin ascending following a steep rocky path to the very famous Namche Bazar. The trail then moves towards Gokyo Valley above the Dudh Koshi River. Passing by the first, second, and third lakes, you will reach picturesque Gokyo village. Spend a couple of nights here and hike to Gokyo Ri before dropping down Namche Bazar. Further, you will follow the same trail back to Luka.

Gokyo Lake Trekking will present to you the daily lifestyle of people from communities like Sherpa, Rai, Limbu, etc. You will also get to see their culture and tradition. Likewise, the trail takes you to ancient monasteries, stupas, chortens, and prayer flags along the way. Throughout the trek, you will get the company of the Himalayan mountains like Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Kongde Ri (6,187 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), Lobuche Peak (6,119 m), Mt. Baruntse (7,129 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623 m), and so on. You will also see the views of the largest glacier of Nepal, Ngozumpa Glacier.

The spectacular beauty of the trail has attracted travelers from all around the world. Be part of this amazing Gokyo Lake Trek 14 Days with us and get to have a lifetime experience. While trekking with us, you will get full support and care on the trail. Our guides are well trained and have several years of trekking/climbing experience. To know more about the Gokyo Lake Trek package or Gokyo Lake Trek cost, feel free to send us your queries anytime.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m)
  • Day 2Sightseeing and trek preparation
  • Day 3Fly to Lukla (2,800m) and trek to Phakding (2,652m); 3-4 hours
  • Day 4Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m); 5-6 hours
  • Day 5Namche Bazaar: acclimatization
  • Day 6Namche Bazaar to Phortse Thanga (3,810m); 5-6 hours
  • Day 7Phortse Thanga to Machhermo (4,470m); 5-6 hours
  • Day 8Machharmo to Gokyo (4,800m); 5-6 hours
  • Day 9Hike to Gokyo Ri (5,357m); 5-6 hours
  • Day 10Gokyo to Dole; 3-4 hours
  • Day 11Dole to Namche Bazar; 4-5 hours
  • Day 12Namche Bazaar to Lukla; 6-8 hours
  • Day 13Fly to Kathmandu
  • Day 14Final departure
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