Gokyo Lake Trek

Duration: 2 Nights 3 Days Based on 1 Review
  •  Glorious views of the Mt. Everest (8,848m) from the top of Gokyo RI (5,360 m)
  •  Captivating bio-diversity of the Sagarmatha National Park
  •  Explore the beautiful Gokyo Lakes
  •  Experience the culture and hospitality of the Sherpa community

Traversing the trails around the esteemed Mt. Everest (8,848m), Gokyo_Lake Trek is one of the most adventurous trekking destinations in Nepal. The trek offers you dramatic views of Mt. Everest (8,848m), Lhotse (8,516m), Cho_Oyu (8,188m), and other famous snow-capped mountains. From the amusement of wildlife and natural flora and fauna of Sagarmatha National Park to the ancient culture and tradition of Sherpa communities, this trek never ceases to amaze the traveler. The serene blue water of Gokyo_Lake system amidst of Himalayas is breathtaking and reaches the climax of the trek in quite spectacular fashion.


Upon your arrival at TIA, a company representative will transfer you to the hotel. On the next day, we prepare for the trek and tour around the city. The UNESCO enlisted world heritage sites like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, and Swayambhunath are the gems for the tourists to unravel. On the third day, you will take a short scenic flight to Lukla. Upon landing at one of the scariest airports in the world, our real trekking begins. Along the Bhote Koshi River, you will start your trek towards Phakding and continue to Namche Bazaar where you can rest and recover your strength for the journey ahead. After a rest day at Namche Bazaar, the journey proceeds towards Phortse Village. Enjoying the stunning views of Ama_Dablam (6,856m) and Lhotse (8,516m), you will now ascend towards Machhermo. As you pass through numerous Sherpa settlements, the ascent to Gokyo will be a pleasant one. As you enter the Gokyo vicinity, the famed lakes begin to grace us with their captivating beauty. Passing Longponga and Taujung Tsho, the trek reaches the Gokyo Village. After a hike to Gokyo_RI (5,360m), you will descend back to Namche following back the same trail. Finally, you will take a flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla. March to May and September to December are the best time for this trekking.


For Gokyo Lake Trek, we, at Manikang, are the best choice. Along with proper transportation and accommodation facilities, we assure you the company of professional and trained guides and porters. During this trip, we put our prime focus on safety, comfort, and satisfaction of our valued clients.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrive in Kathmandu Nepal (1,345m) & transfer to the hotel.
  • Day 2Kathmandu Sightseeing & Trek Preparation.
  • Day 3Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2,800m): 3-4 hrs.
  • Day 4Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m): 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 5Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar.
  • Day 6Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Phortse Village (3,810m): 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 7Phortse to Machhermo (4,470m): 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 8Machhermo to Gokyo (4,800m): 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 9Hike to Gokyo RI (5,360m) & back to Gokyo (4,800m): 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 10Gokyo to Dhole (4,200m), 3-4 hrs.
  • Day 11Dhole to Namche (3,440m): 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 12Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,650m): 6-7 hrs.
  • Day 13Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu (1345m): 35 mins.
  • Day 14Transfer to the airport for your onward journey.
Day to Day detail itinerary

What’s Included

  •  Airport - Hotel - Airport transfer
  •  Accommodation in Kathmandu under the B/B plan as per itinerary
  •  Best available accommodation during trek
  •  Three Board Meal during the trek
  •  Guided Pokhara Sightseeing Tour
  •  Entrance fees for sightseeing
  •  One experienced guide and the necessary number of porters Salary, insurance, Transportations, food and accommodation of guide and porters
  •  TIMS Fee
  •  Sagarmatha National park area entry fee
  •  All government and local taxes
  •  International Airfare
  •  Nepal Visa Fee
  •  Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  •  Travel insurance
  •  Domestic flights
  •  Personal Expenses
  •  Tips
  •  Other expenses not mentioned in the Cost Include section