Activity: Eco – Adventure Trek
Everest Region Gokyo valley and Tengboche Monastery Trek is all about the Gokyo Lakes, Cho La, and Mount Everest Base Camp Trek with highly adventurous and glorious Gokyo valley and its spectacular high altitude lakes, the Cho La pass and obviously the renowned Everest Base Camp and Sherpa cultural diversity. It is one of the most challenging treks offering mountainous, cultural, and historical beauties. Everest Gokyo valley trekking offers you amazing experiences to witness the beauty of the world’s tallest and fascinating mountains, wonderful glaciers, including Ngozumpa Glacier (the largest glacier in the whole Himalayas).
The trek fulfills a section of the popular and rugged trail towards Everest Base Camp. Starting from Lukla, you’ll climb through the forested Dudh Koshi valley to reach Namche Bazaar; a famous trading village between Tibet and Nepal.
Along the way, you will learn about Sherpa Cultures with the holy village of Tengboche. Tengboche Monastery is one of the most famous monasteries of Nepal because of its unrivaled backdrop of Mt. Ama Dablam. It is the leading Buddhist center in the Khumbu region with a resident Rinpoche who blesses pilgrims, mountaineers, and travelers passing through.
As superb as the Gokyo Valley trek is the option exists to extend the magic even further by journeying on over the pass of Cho La (5240m) towards Everest Base Camp, or of heading in the other direction over Renjo La (5360m) for the alternative path back to Namche and Lukla.
The Gokyo Valley Trek represents a wonderful opportunity to visit one of the region’s most remote and beautiful valleys, one that allows us to take in the Sherpas living out a tranquil existence that touches something deep within us and calls to simpler and less complex times. Now’s the time to see it, so why not let AlpineTrav treks and expeditions arrange your visit to this Himalayan treasure? Our staff is ready and waiting to arrange all the details for you or to listen to your own approach to the trek.
• Trek on some of the best-loved trails in the Himalaya
• Cross the Dudh Koshi River via high suspension bridges
• Walk through the peaceful, off-the-beaten-paths of the Everest region to reach Gokyo valley
• You will have a memorable time when viewing the sunrise/sunset view at Mount Everest and other neighboring peaks from Gokyo Ri (5360m)
• You can click awesome photographs of the unspoiled and crisp Gokyo valley
• You will explore one of the biggest glaciers in the Khumbu region- the Ngozumpa glacier
• You will have a memorable Tengboche Monastery is the most beautiful place in the world
Itinerary [for Lodge Trek]
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative
Day 02: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding(2610m), walk – Duration: 3 hrs.
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3445m), walk – Duration: 6 hrs.
Day 04: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazar for Everest view
Day 05: Trek to Dole. (4150m), walk – Duration: 5.5 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Machhermo (4470m), walk – Duration: 4 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Gokyo (4790m), after Hike to Fifth Lake and back to Gokyo around 6.5 hrs.
Day 08: Early morning, Climb 0f Gokyo Ri, (5,360m), Gokyo – Porsche (3,810m), 6 hrs.
Day 09: Porche to Tengboche Monastery (3,860m), walk – Duration: 4.5 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Manjo (2,835m), walk – Duration: 5 hrs.
Day 11: Trek down to Lukla (2840m), walk – Duration: 5 hrs.
Day 12: Early morning fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 13: Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination
Best Time for Gokyo valley Trekking:
The best time for the Gokyo valley trek is in spring (March-May) and autumn (September – November). However, there is no absolute best time for everyone; it depends on how you feel about the crowds and your tolerance for heat, cold, and rain. Each season has its pros and cons. Weather in spring (March-May) and august (September – November) remains stable with clear views. But nights get a bit cold at higher elevations, so it is wise to pack some warm clothes.
Additional information: Join us on a Gokyo valley Trek in 2022/2023
Customize your trek: The trek can be redesigned based on your requirements. This is just a general itinerary, which can always individually be tailored-made. The trekking package can be redesigned or as per your desire. For more details. Information feel free to Email us at email@example.com/
About Nepal Visa:
All foreign nationals except Indian Nationals are required to arrange a visa in order to enter Nepal. A Nepalese Visa can be obtained either prior to your arrival at a Nepalese embassy abroad or on arrival time in Kathmandu at the airport. But nationals from Afghanistan, Iraq, Cameroon, Ghana, Somalia, Swaziland, Palestine, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Liberia cannot secure the Nepalese Visa upon arrival. The Visa can be also taken at entry points at Nepalese borders. For Nepalese Visa, it requires your passport with at least six months validity, a recent digital photo (size: 1.5″ x 1.5″), and the following fees either in USD dollars cash or the equivalent local currency.
Visa Facility Duration Fee:
Multiple entries 15 days USD 30 or equivalent Nepalese currency
Multiple entries 30 days USD 50 or equivalent Nepalese currency
Multiple entries 90 days USD 125 or equivalent Nepalese currency
We strongly advise you to take travel insurance before joining a tour which should cover medical expenses, hospitalization, helicopter evacuation from high-altitude places in case of an accident or medical emergency. Coverage Your insurance should have up to the elevation of 5100 meters. It would be advantageous for you also to choose an insurance policy that also covers lost or stolen baggage. We would request you to bring your insurance documents when you come to Nepal.
In Everest Region Gokyo Valley Trekking there are lodges along the trail. Lodges typically offer a room with a wooden bed with a simple mattress or foam pad, a cotton pillow, and a blanket or quilt. All have electric lights with a spacious dining room lounge. We will accommodate you and your group in the local lodge available each day. We send a porter ahead of us to book the required rooms for you (here rooms cannot be booked in advance).
In the case of Kathmandu, we offer you a tourist standard hotel under 3-star categories unless it is mentioned otherwise or clients have a special choice. You will get different options for accommodations ranging from basic to standard. Different other facilities such as hot showers, Wi-Fi, charging facilities, you may find the western toilet or the Asian ‘squat’ type toilets. etc.
Trekking Guide & Team:
The trekking team who will go with you is the most significant thing that makes your Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking successful, enjoyable, and memorable. We would provide you with skilled, experienced or professional, courteous, knowledgeable, and helpful trekking guides and porters. The trekking guide leads you on the trail and briefs you all about this route and porters carry your luggage.
All trekking guides are carefully selected in terms of their appropriate experience, leadership skills, mountain expedition, and their knowledge about local culture, ecosystem, geography, flora and fauna, and history. With the aim of sustaining local communities, we only employ local people as trekking guides and porters.
All our trekking guides are certified by Nepal Government, Ministry of Tourism. Trekking Guide is one of Nepal’s better-known adventure and exciting travel operators having more than 15 years of experience in the tourism field. We manage a trekking team in such a way that one trekking guide in each group and porters like one porter for two trekkers.
Food & Drinks:
In Everest Region Gokyo valley Trekking it’s commonly available for Authentic Nepali meals: Dal Bhat (rice with lentil soup and seasonal vegetables) eggs, French fries, porridge, Granola, Cornflakes, and muesli.
Besides the national dish, one can find various options such as noodles, spaghetti, dumplings, soups, salad, pizza, pasta, fries, and many more. Along with that, roti’s and varieties of curries are available for lunch. Overall, most Nepalese cuisines are potato dishes, noodle dishes, soup dishes, rice dishes, bread dishes, Dhal Bhat meals, and egg/porridge dishes.
Tea and hot lemon are traditionally the main drinks on the trail though coffee is found everywhere. Bottled soft drinks, bottled water, and even beer are common along the route but the price of each bottle rises each day when you move upward.
Climate & Weather of Nepal:
Climatic conditions of Nepal vary from one place to another in accordance with geographical features. In the northern summers are cool and winters severe, while in the south, summers are tropical and winters are mild. Nepal has five major seasons: spring, summer, monsoon, autumn, and winter.
Traveling in and through Nepal is not subject to seasonal constraints. Even in December and January, when winter is at its worst, bright sun and beautiful views compensate for the cold. Like most trekking fields in Nepal, spring and autumn are the best time to visit. Spring is the time for rhododendrons, while after the monsoon in October and November the clearest skies are discovered. For more details of climate and weather just click here
Side Trips/ Trip Extensions:
After This Amazing Trekking; if you are interested in other activities like you can join in various side Trips in Nepal like a cultural tour of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Jungle Safari in National Park, White Water Rafting in Himalayan Rivers, Adventure activities like Bungee Jumping, Paragliding, Mountain flight or mountain bike, etc. Or You can also extend your trip to neighboring Himalayan Countries: Bhutan, Tibet, Sikkim, Darjeeling, Ladak which seems more appealing to you.
On your request, we will give you the details of the side trips we can Make organize trips according to your desire.