Trekking in Everest region is awe-inspiring and Gokyo lake trek in the region is full of excitement and thrill. Besides mountain peaks and narrow trekking trail, the view of Ngozumpa Glacier, the World's highest lake- Gokyo Lake and Gokyo Ri is the major attraction of Gokyo valley trek. Ask us for Cost and Itinerary. It is the largest glacier of Nepal. "Standing at the top of Gokyo Ri and soaking in the spectacular views, I again marvel at the scale of the landscape in this region. For example, at this altitude, I am higher than I have ever been in my life and higher than I will probably ever be again, but at the same time, I am over 3000 meters (nearly two miles) below the peak of Mt. Everest"–Mark Van Ryzin.
While on trek to Gokyo Valley, you will witness several mountains like-- Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Makalu (8481m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m), Mt. Nuptse (7879m), Mt. Pumori (7161m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6856m), Mt. Kantega (6809m), and Kwangde (6194m). The trek begins from Lukla. It (Lukla) is 35 minutes flight from Kathmandu. The trail passes through several rivers and reaches Namche Bazar. Before reaching the final destination, Gokyo, you cross Khumjung Village and Phortse Tenga.
It is a village and VDC in Solukhumbu district in the Sagarmatha zone in the Khumbu region of North-eastern Nepal inside Sagarmatha National Park at an elevation of 3,790 meters above sea level. According to the census report, the village had a population of 1809 people. Phortse tenge is a village in Solukhumbu District in the Sagarmatha zone in the Khumbu region of North-eastern Nepal inside Sagarmatha National Park at an elevation of 3840 meters. It has the major inhabitant of Sherpa people.
All kinds of meals will be provided to you on time during the trek. The major and somehow best foods provided are toast or chapati, eggs, potatoes, porridge, fried Mars Bars, and tea or coffee for breakfast; and rice, lentil soup, curried potatoes with vegetables, greens and papad for lunch. Light foods will be provided for dinner which will help maintain the balance in food and will not affect the health condition. The western meals like a burger, pizza, and oily foods, tobacco and alcohol should be avoided as far as possible.
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They were perfect! Everything was according to planning which we had made before going to Trek to Gokyo! I strongly recommend them. The guides and the whole team are very professional.
I had a great experiance thanks to Binod and his crew for making my Trek to Gokyo valley so special and Enjoyable.Binod and his Team has answer my all interested questions and behave friendly which is the best part of the Team Highly recommended. Thank you very much and all the best are the wishes from Brazil.
Size of Trekking group
For the Gokyo Valley Trek, there will be one leader and a Sherpa porter (1 porter for 2 trekkers). This arrangement is done for the smooth running of the campaign. It ensures that the trip will carry on as per plan even if anybody in a group gets sick. NTA can operate this trek for a group of any size. But, a group of 10 are considered as optimum size. However, if you have a group of more than 10, NTA can arrange this too.
While on trek, we will spend nights at local tea houses. All accommodations for this trek will be on twin sharing basis. However, on request, single rooms can also be made available but it costs additional $ 350 US. But some places in Everest region do not allow single accommodations.
During our Gokyo Valley Short Trek, we will enjoy typical Nepali food, different ethnic cuisines as well as all types of international cuisine like, Tibetan, Continental, Italian, and Indian. You can even enjoy hot chocolates, breads and drinks of different variety and snacks.
Breakfast of a day will be served at the same tea house or lodge where we spent the night, as per its menu. Lunch will be served on the way to destination and dinner will be served at the tea house where you spend the night. A welcome dinner, a farewell dinner and breakfasts will be served during our stay in Kathmandu.
Getting Visa for Nepal
You will get on arrival visa for Nepal. On arriving Nepal you will get tourist visa for 15 days to five months. It depends upon your purpose of visit but regarding tour you will get the visa for 15 days to three months. For trekking you need to submit photocopy of passport and two pp size photo of yours.