Gokyo Lake Trekking Itinerary

Outline Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival and transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu

Upon arrival at Kathmandu Airport, our airport representative will welcome you to Kathmandu and directly drive to Hotel.  

  • No meals
  • Hotel
  • 1350m

Morning flight to Lukla and start the trek through Sherpa village. The trail goes gradually flat and easy to Phakding. 

  • Full Board
  • Guest House
  • 2,620m

Today, you are trekking about 800m uphill. Crossing the suspension bridge walking through pine and juniper forest and the first encounter with Mount Everest, Amadablam, Thamserku, and many more. 

  • Full Board
  • Guest House
  • 3,440m

Optional hike to Thame/Khumjung Monastery/Everest view Hotel. Over night at Guest house. 

  • Full Board
  • Guest House
  • 3,440m

Trek begins very easily first part then the trail goes uphill to Mongla Danda which is on the top of the Hill. The views are amazing! Descend 300m to Phortse and easy uphill to Dole through pine and Rhododendron forest. 

  • Full Board
  • Guest House
  • 4,040m

Facing the dramatically rising peak through the old alpine and moss-covered Rhododendron in the first part. Machermo lies in the Dudh Koshi river north of Dole and South of Gokyo Lake at an altitude of 4,470m. The path is well-maintained and easy.

  • Full Board
  • Guest House
  • 4,470m

The trip to Gokyo is so beautiful and makes a charming start to the day. From phanga descend to the river and climb steeply to the first lake. The second and third lake is not far from each other. 

  • Full Board
  • Guest House
  • 4,750m

Hike up to Gokyo Ri 5410m takes about 2.5hrs. This is the most remarkable viewpoint in Khumbu. The view offer Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and many more Mountain range. Hike back to the lodge and trek to Panga overnight.

  • Full Board
  • Guest House
  • 4,700m

Hiked down to Machhermo and Dole as the descent is more easy and faster and easily you can do it. Khumjung is another hidden valley in the Everest region. Visit the Monastery and Hillary School in the morning.  

  • Full Board
  • Guest House
  • 3790m

Path goes mostly descending through the alpine forest. Once pass Phortse Thanga the path goes steep uphill to Mohan Danda then easy path to Namche through the ridge. 

  • Full Board
  • Guest House
  • 2820m

After the breakfast, Gradually downhill walk through the Sherpa village and few times cross the suspension bridge over the Dudh Koshi and reach Lukla about 2 PM.

  • Full Board
  • Guest House
  • 2620m

Fly to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. Afternoon is free, Evening farewell dinner at the typical Nepalese restaurant. 

  • Breakfast+Dinner
  • Hotel

Depart to the Airport for your onward flight 

  • Breakfast