Trip Code : HH/ET-01
Duration : 15  Days
Max Altitude : 5380
Activity : Treking
Trip Route : Kathmandu to Lukla
Best Season : February, March, April, May, June, September, October , November and early December.


Gokyo Ri Trek features the unbelievable scenery of the remote Gokyo Valley and its festival of beautiful turquoise lakes, moonscape-like glaciers, and stunning mountain vistas that include Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu - four of the eight highest peaks on earth. The 360-degree view from Gokyo Ridge is the best in the Khumbu.

the rivers run off from the Ngozumpa glacier. After two days we will stop again in the village of Machhermo for another rest day and the chance to hike up Machhermo RI. Our Next stop will be the Gokyo Valley.

Your arrival into this high mountain valley called Gokyo is welcomed by a string of cobalt blue lakes that continue for the 3-hour hike to Gokyo Village, which sits at the foot of Gokyo Ri (18,300 ft) a huge black mound of rock and dirt. The next morning, you're invited to take the 3-hour hike to the summit of this black, rocky mound to witness the 360-degree Himalayan view offered only from this vantage point. The Himalayas stand like giants guarding the border into Tibet. From
Gokyo Ri you'll see much more than Mount Everest -- there are magnificent views of many of the other 8000-meter peaks from here as well.


  • Explore Ngozumpa Glacier, he one of the largest glaciers in the Khumbu region.
  • Immerse yourself in the serenity of the dazzling glacial lake, especially in the afternoon.
  • Click for amazing photos of the pristine, fresh Five Gorges.
  • Watch the sunrise and sunset of Everest and other mountains from Gokyo Ri (5,357 meters above sea level).
  • Hike the quiet and secluded trails of the Everest region to reach the Gokyo Valley.


Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu Check Into hotel.

  • Airport pick up and hotel transfer
  • Rest of the day is free at leisure
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Kathmandu
You will be warmly welcomed at the airport by our office representative and then you will transfered to hotel.

Day 2: Trek preparation and Kathmandu Sightseeing.

  • Hotel breakfast
  • Pick up by our team and head to our office for your trek briefing and preparation
  • Afternoon sightseeing in Kathmandu
    • Kathmandu Durbar Square
    • Swayambunath Monkey Temple
  • Drop of at your hotel
  • Overnight in Kathmandu
Our staff will give brief explanation about the program and you will visit  cultural heritages, which includes some of the famous world heritages sites like, Swyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, etc.

Day 3: ​Fly to Lukla (2828 meters, 30 minutes) then trek to Phakding (2610 meters, 3 hours walking).

​Fly to Lukla (2828 meters, 30 minutes) then trek to Phakding (2610 meters, 3 hours walking).

Day 4: Phakding to Namche (3440m, 5 hours walking).

Phakding to Namche (3440, 5 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.

Day 5: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazzar -walking 5 hours.

  • Namche Bazaar Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar and then overnight at same Lodge.
  • We can hike this day, the way up Syangboche, Everest View Hotel and Khumjung village.
  • The Himalayas views including Thamserku, Mt.Everest (world highest peak), Mt. Lhotse, Konde, Kangtega, Ama Dablam, Tawoche are excellent from Everest view Hotel.

Day 6: ​Trek to Thyanboche(3860m/12664ft) -walking 5 hours.

  • Trek to Thyanboche(3860m/12664ft).
  • In the evening visit world famous Buddhist monastery.
  • walking 5 hours.

Day 7: Trek to Dole (4,040m/13,251ft) -Walking 5:30 hours.

Trek to Dole (4,040m/13,251ft) -Walking 5:30 hours.

Day 8: Trek to Machermo (4,480m/14,246ft) -walking 4:30 hours.

Trek to Machermo (4,480m/14,246ft) -walking 4:30 hours.

Day 9: Trek to Gokyo Lakes (4,750m/15,580ft) -walking 5 hours.

Trek to Gokyo Lakes (4,750m/15,580ft) -walking 5 hours.

Day 10: ​Hiking upto Gokyo Ri (5483m/1983ft) and trek down to Machermo (4,480m/14,246ft) -walking 7:30 hours.

Hiking upto Gokyo Ri (5483m/1983ft) and trek down to Machermo (4,480m/14,246ft) -walking 7:30 hours.

Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11286ft) -walking 5 hours.

Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11286ft) -walking 5 hours.

Day 12: Namche Bazaar to Phakding (2610m/8563ft) -walking 5 hours.

Namche Bazaar to Phakding (2610m/8563ft) -walking 5 hours.

Day 13: ​Trek down to Lukla (2804m/8490ft) -walking 3:30 hours.

Trek down to Lukla (2804m/8490ft) -walking 3:30 hours.

Day 14: Fly back to kathmandu early in the morning (35 minutes).

Fly back to kathmandu early in the morning (35 minutes).

Day 15: Departure Flight Back to Say Goodbye and good and safe journey.

  • You are saying good bye to the mountains as your journey in Nepal comes to an end today!
  • We hope you enjoyed the tour with us, and are sure you`ll be back in your trip somewhere in the Himalaya again.
  • Approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight a representative from Touch The Himalayan will transfer you to the airport.
  • On your way home you'll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.

What's included

  • Airport pick up and drop off by Car, jeep, Hiace or Bus. Depends on the number of arrives.
  • Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner according to the suitability of our client’s time.
  • Beginning two nights stay on arrival in Kathmandu in tourist standard hotel with breakfast included (twin share basis).
  • Internal transport and flight within Nepal as per the itinerary.
  • All necessary trekking and restricted area permit & fees.
  • Three meals a day during the trek.
  • All accommodation during trek.
  • An experienced, English-speaking, government-licensed, first aid trained Manaslu special trekking guide and assistant guide (5 trekkers: 1 assistant guide).
  • Duffel bag, (to be returned after trip completion), complementary trekking maps. If needed down jacket and sleeping bag will be provided in rent.
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, transport, food and accommodation.
  • Rescue arrangements if necessary.
  • Basic First-aid kit (carried by your trekking guide).
  • All government and local taxes for Trekking, Agency service charge and government tax/vat.
  • Achievement Certificate.

What's not included

  • International airfare and Nepal visa fee.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than in the scheduled itinerary.
  • Personal insurance which covers medical, emergency evacuation, loss or theft of property.
  • Personal gears and equipment.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, hot showers, battery charging, Wifi, etc.
  • Entry fees and costs in sightseeing (temples, monasteries, etc).
  • Tips and gratitude provided to guide and porter.