Everest Via Gokyo Ri Trek, finest trekking route in the world

Everest Via Gokyo Ri Trek is one of finest trekking route in the world. This classic trekking in Everest Region offers to explore the hidden valley of Gokyo with wonderful glacial lakes under mighty Cho-Oyu and advances to view superb Himalaya’s views of Everest Trekking Region including Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Mount Makalu, Mount Cho- Oyu and more mountains of Everest Himal Range.

This amazing Everest Via Gokyo Ri Trek also offers to explore the culture, traditions and living style of the peoples of Khumbu Region and also advances to explore the flora and faunas of Sagarmatha National Park.

Everest Via Gokyo Ri Trek Highlights

Group size: 2-12 people Max- altitude: 5,545 m
Destination: Nepal Fitness level: 2B
Arrival on: Kathmandu, Nepal Departure from: Kathmandu
Accomodation: 3-star hotel in Kathmandu, teahouses during trekking and tent during climbing. Meals: All meals during trekking and climbing, breakfast in Kathmandu



Arrival in Kathmandu (1,334 m) and transfer to hotel:

Upon your arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, a Zed Travels representative will be there for your warm welcome and will transfer to the hotel. In free time take rest and get refreshed of jetlag. In evening join welcome dinner organized by Zed Travels team. Overnight at hotel.


Kathmandu sightseeing:

A guided fully day sightseeing is dedicated to introduce some of the UNESCO World Heritage Listed sites of Kathmandu including Kathmandu Durbar square, Swoyambhunath ,also known as “Monkey Temple”, Pashupatinath –temple of Lord Shiva and Bouddhanath; a Buddhist place. After sightseeing evening will be for trek briefing and preparation of things per need. Overnight at hotel.


Kathmandu-Lukla-Phakding (2,652 m/3-4 hours trek):

After breakfast, we follow Dudhkoshi river we then pass several suspension bridges. With 6.5 hours walking we reach Namche Bazar which is the trading center of Khumbu Region. Overnight.


Phakding-Namche Bazar (3,440 m/5-6 hours trek):

After breakfast, we follow Dudhkoshi river we then pass several suspension bridges. With 6.5 hours walking we reach Namche Bazar which is the trading center of Khumbu Region. Overnight.


Acclimatization day in Namche Bazar:

A rest day in Namche Bazar. This day we visit Tourist Visit Center to collect the knowledge of Sherpa traditions, cultures and flora and faunas of Khumbu Region. We also can hike up to Thame. As Namche is the last place to check the gears we also have time to check our gears and if something missed then we can hire it there. Overnight.


Dole (4,040 m/6-7 hours trek):

From Namche, we first ascend up to Kyanjuma village which offers stunning views of Amadablam, Thamserku and Katenga. From there the trail climb up and reach to Mong La. We then descend down to Dole where we will stay overnight.


Machhermo (4,410 m/5-6 hours trek):

After breakfast, we take steep up trail and passes through Lhabarma and Luza and then trek through junipers to Machhermo.We should get to Marchhermo by lunchtime and in the afternoon there is time for an acclimatization walk up onto the ridge behind the lodge for amazing views of Thamserku. Overnight at Machhermo.


Gokyo (4,750 m/6-7 hpurs trek):

We start our day with climbing a ridge for an excellent views down the valley to Kangtaiga. The trails then pass Pangkha and descends down to Dudhkoshi river bank. Then steeps up and follows  the valley where we get first lake Longpongo. After walking some distance we get second lake Taboche Tsho and a little ahead we will find third lake, where the hidden Gokyo Valley stands. Enjoy exploring wonderful valley with beautiful lakes. Overnight at hotel.


Thangnak (4,700 m/5-6 hours trek):

Early we will hike up top of Gokyo Ri to enjoy the superb views of snowcapped mountains including Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Makalu, Chagtse, Pumori, Thamserku, K 43, Kangtega, and Kusum Kanguru. After then we will trek back to Gokyo, will have breakfast and will trek Thangnak. Overnight at Thangnak.


Thangnak-Cho La pass and Dzongla (4,830 m/6-7 hours trek):

We start our trek early in the morning and start climb up from Thangnak to challenging Cho La pass. The route can be snow covered, particularly after November which offers some stunning views of Ama Dablam. From Pass we take descend trail to Dzongla for overnight.


Labuche (4,910 m):

From Dzongla we descent down through easy trail and short ascent takes us to the foot of the Awi Peak which offers the stunning views of Chalotse and Twaoche across the valley. From there we descent towards the main trail which lead us to Labuche. Overnight at Dzongla.


Labuche-Gorak Shep (5,180 m) – Everest Base Camp – Gorakshep (8-9 hours trek)

From Labuche, we first get to Gorakshep (lunch-place), then hike up to Everest Base Camp where we spend some time. After then we will trek back to Gorakshep for overnight.


Kalapathar (5,545 m) Dingboche (4,410 m/6-7 hours trek):

Early morning we will hike up to Kalapathar-best mountains view point in the world to catch the sunrise views on Everest mountain ranges. After then we will trek back to Gorakshep for breakfast. After breakfast we will trek to Dingboche. Overnight at Dingboche.


Tengboche (3,810 m/5-6 hours trek):

From Dingboche we take descent trail  through Imja valley and then cross several small Sherpa settlements. Further we walk through dense rhododendron and pine forest to reach Tengboche. Tengboche itself is wonderful view point and has largest monastery of Everest region. Overnight at Tengboche.


Monju (2,780 m/5-6 hours trek):

From Tengboche the trail first descent down to Phungithanga. The stunning views of Mount Ama Dablamm and Khangeta mountains and Tengboche monastery also in our glimpse along the way.  We cross Namche Bazar and take steep down trail to Monju for overnight.


Lukla (2,810 m/4-5 hours trek):

From Monju we will take descend down trail and will trek to Lukla. In evening we will join farewell dinner with our porters at Lukla. Overnight at Lukla.


Kathmandu (1,334 m):

We will early morning flight back to Kathmandu. After some rest we can do some shopping around Thamel. In evening join farewell dinner organized by Zed Travels team. Overnight at hotel.


Departure Day:

A Zed Travels representative you escort you to Tribhuvan International Airport with unforgetable memories to catch your returning flight. We hope to see you again soon in Nepal. Namaste!

Thank you for wonderful Everest via Gokyo Ri Trek We hope to see you again soon in Nepal. Namaste!

Everest Via Gokyo Ri Trek Cost Includes
Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu, Teahouse accomodation in Trekking

All necessary permits & Government tax.
All parks and heritage sites entrance fees, Permits.
Breakfast  in Kathmandu, B/L/D in Trekking.
All comfortable Transfers  as per itinerary.
All activities as mentioned in the itinerary.
Airport-hotel-airport transfers.
Zed Travels T-shirt and City info booklets.
Farewell dinner in Kathmandu.

Everest Via Gokyo Ri Trek Cost Excludes

Airfare to/from Nepal.
Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
Soft/hard drinks, laundry, postage, telephone bills, all items of personal nature.
Personal clothing, insurance against accidental, medical and emergency rescue evacuations.
Respective expenses if one returns earlier from the trip due to sickness or emergency purpose.
Travel Insurance.
Service not mentioned in Included section.
Tips for Guide and porters.

Everest Via Gokyo Ri Trek
Everest Via Gokyo Ri Trek

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