Everest Gokyo Ri Trek Trip Notes:
- The trip lasts for around 13 days in total.
- Minimum of 2 people can travel in this route.
- Gokyo Ri Trek difficulty is graded as Moderate difficulty.
- The main destination will be Gokyo Lake.
- Highest altitude during trekking of Everest base Camp with Gokyo Ri will be at an altitude of 5554 m.
- The best season for travelling is the months from March to May and from October to December.
- Accommodations will be in hotels, lodges and the tea houses.
- Flight and the private vehicles are the means of Transportation.
More Attractions About Everest Gokyo Ri Trek :
- Thrilling and scenic flight to Lukla and back from there.
- Exploration till Gokyo Ri or Gokyo peak (5357 m).
- Stones houses made irresistible hamlet attracting the travelers.
- Longest glacier of whole Himalayas.
- Thrilling experience of challenging and smashing adventures.
- Colorful Rhodendron forest and the momentous caves.
- Explorations of Numerous mountains above 8000 meters in height.
Everest Gokyo Ri Trek trail provides the opportunity to explore the majestic panoramic views of Mt.Everest, Mt.Ama-Dablam, Mt.cho-oyu, Mt.Lhotse, Mt.Nuptse, Mt.Makalu, Mt.cholaste, Mt.Tawache, Mt. Gyachung kand and so on. Everest Gokyo Ri Trekking route can also be considered as the alternative trek to Everest Base Camp trek and is one of the most attractive, adventurous and thrilling trekking trails in the Khumbu region. Moreover, extremely large ice ridge between Cho Oyu and Gyachung Kang (7922 m) is another spectacular panoramic view of Gokyo Trekking and also the largest glacier of Nepal Ngozumpa glacier. The Gokyo Ri trek also leads through the Gokyo lake, Gokyo Ro and Machermo Base Camp and the Gokyo Ri trek route also provides the opportunity for memorable observation of landscapes through Khumbu region, Gokyo valley and Dudh Koshi river. Another exciting and thrilling adventure will be the experience of climb of Gokyo peak (5480 m) along the trail which also rewards with the wonderful scenery of Gokyo valley in Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Ri Trekking. Adding more, diversified flora and fauna with the colorful Rhododendron and Bamboo forests, amazing landscapes and warm hospitality of the local Sherpas with their culture and traditions are always the joyful rewards while travelling through Everest Base Camp and Gokyo lake trek route.
Everest Gokyo Ri Trek leads to biggest glacier in the himalayas,where several glacial lakes from by the melting of glacier are found.These glacier are filled with crystal clear water.Gokyo Ri trek is less difficult trek in Everest Region which provides perfect view of 4 of the highest mountain in the world and mountainers are less likely to catch attitude sicknes.The visit to Sherpa Museum to experience sherpa culture and tradition of these ethnic group is most searched trekker activities.Mount Glory team offer this Unique path Trekking in comparatively affordable cost and with more securities in Everest Region.Our 13 days Gokyo Ri Trek is exciting from every expect as trekkers finds Gokyo Ri as dream come true.
- Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private tourist vehicle.
- 03 Nights Twin sharing accommodation in 3 Star Accoommodation similar in Kathmandu; Breakfast included.
- All your standard meals during the trek(Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners).
- Snacks of seasonal fruits during the trek.
- Standard Accommodation While on trekking.
- Full day guided sightseeing of kathmandu with well English Speaking Tour Guide.
- Entrance fees to all sightseeing places and monuments.
- Airfare from Kathmandu – Lukla - Kathmandu including airport departure tax in Kathmandu and Lukla airport.
- English speaking Trek leader/Guide.
- Porters to carry your bags(1 porter for 2 guests).
- Food,Accommodation,salary,insurance and equipment's for all staff.
- Free Mount Glory Adventure duffel and Tshirt.
- Everest National Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking.
- All goverment,hotel and other applicable taxes.
- Welcome And Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show.
- Trip Completion Certificate And Token Of Love.
- Official expenses.
- International Airfare and taxes.
- Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
- Nepal Entry visa(visa is obtained in Nepal Airport immigration on arrival.USD 25 per visa for 15 days,USD 40 pervisa for 30 days and USD 100 per visa for 90 days.All the visas are multiple entry *visas.please carry 02 passport sized photograph for the visa.
- Lunch and Dinner in kathmandu.
- All items of personal expenses.
- Tipping for guide,porters and drivers( Tipping is expected).
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned on 'Price Includes' section.
Note: Please bring 4 Passport size photos, copy of passport and travel insurance at Our First Meeting In Our Office.
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All the visitors dont need to worry about Accomodations during your stay here in Nepal as its our ancient belief and duty to treat the visitors as the form of god in Nepalese societ. So we will pick you and will be managing the night stay for you with comfortable as possible, as soon as you arrive in Airport of our country. We will make all the arrangements for your stay in standard and Best hotels in Kathmandu and in other Best towns at your affordable costs according to the talks in detail contacts during the booking. As in some remote places of the country during the trek routes and adventures, its a bit diificult to find large hotels as in cities, though we will be managing the best Home stays and Best Guest houses and Lodges or at the campings at respective places. And We would like go assure that we will try our best for your comfortable acoomodations for your entire stay length here in Nepal!
'HOME IS JUAT NOT A PLACE, ITS ALSO ABOUT FEELING OF OWN HOME!', is our Companiey's motto about Home feeling accomodations!
We know that Food that we eat is the energy that keeps our body functioning and keep going. We will provide you a clean and energetic breakfast in the morning after you wake up as planned. We would also like to remind you that we just provide you the breakfasts only from our side and not the lunch or dinner if there is no pre food talks during booking whether to include or not. So you have to manage all the lunch and dinner yourself if you have not talked or requested about the Meals that you need during your bookings. So it will be easier and better to have talkings about the food and meals during the booking time.
'HAVE PROPER FOOD TO HAVE PROPER FUNCTIONING OF THE BODY!'
As we all need to have a well physical conditions for any work we do. Proper health conditions of the body with adventurous spirit are the Best priorities for all the trek routes and tours in Nepal. And we have also classified about all the required physical conditions in the trek routes classification along with days and elevations informations notified. And we would like to request every trekkers to have good health conditions with fresh mentality for the treks and tours all the adventures you want to experience here in Nepal.
'Keep Smiling, Get stronger and Keep it Calm and Cool!', Is our healthy motto for healthy life!
Water being an essential part of our life to survive and its usage is more during the time of travel.Mount Glory provides enough Drinking Water facilities to the travelers and we assure you that you don't worried about this we provide local drinking water All tea houses have mineral water and boiled water for trekkers upon additional cost .We also recommended to not to throw the used the plastic bottles on the sideways during the travel as it is difficult to dispose off easily.We also provide the Chlorine treated water taking care of your safety of health.
Every travelers can get the route map of all the places you are going to visit to from Mount Glory on request for being familiar with the route that you will be following during the travel for treks and Expeditions.
Belongings to take
The travel will be more fun when the pack you carry is low and have all the things needed for the trip as everyone will be on the move most of the times.One porter for two travelers will be provided to carry the travelings gears and equipment with maximum of 15 kg to be carried from a traveler.you can leave your necessary belongings in the office to be received later
Welcome And Namaste, Representative of Mount Glory will be receiving you at TIA (Tribhuvan International Airport).He will be displaying sign board Of Mount Glory outside the TIA termional.Then,he/she will be transfering you to the respective hotel in private tourist vehicle.On the way to hotel he will be explaning you about the various services provided by Mount Glory Team.Then after reaching the respective hotel you will be freshing up and take some rest.In the same day we will be meeting in Mount Glory office discussing about the trip.At the same time we will be sharing our experiences about various mountains,landscapes,and beautiful sceneris across the himalayas for the another day tour.Then we will meet you with our experienced guide who will take you to the beautiful mountains.In the same night we will have welcome dinner hosted by Mount Glory at typical nepali cultural show restaurant.
Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel Max. Altitude: 1,400m/4,593ft Meals: Welcome Dinner Included
The Kathmandu valley alone holds the four heritage sites that are listed under the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.Our tour guide will start the valley tour late in the morning with private tourist vehicle .You will be noticed about the various beautiful panaroma that are in the valleys,which includes the temple of Holy Pashupatinath,Swyambhunath,Kathmandu Durbar Square and Boudhanath.All of these site have been refered by the tourist visiting the valley.These famous world heritage sites are famous among the tourist visiting the kathmandu valley.Our Pashupatinath is the scared religious temple of Hindu.Similarly, the Monkey temple of swyambhunath is famous among Buddhist Pilgrimage,where you will be seeing the holy monks representing almost 90 Percent Tibetian Culture.The Durbar square of kathmandu holds the historic importance of Nepalese Monarcy.The rulers of ancient Nepal use to run the kingdom from the same durbar (palace).Also,the Boudhanath is the largest Buddhist mondala in the world.These historic monuments are representative of country's cultural and religious tenor.After the tour we will return back to hotel and stay overnight at the same hotel.
Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel Max. Altitude: 1,400m/4,593ft Meals: Breakfast Included
Early in the morning for Lukla flight our guide will be taking you to TIA.Lukla airport is located on the hill,which contains single run way that drops off towards the end to the deep gaping valley below the mountain.Lukla is facanating and the flight is thriling adventure in itself,after arriving Lukla the change in the scenery is immediately felt.The mountains landscapes become quite prominent and the air carries a crips freshness to it.From the Lukla the trail moves towards the Cheplung village.View of scared Mount Khumbila from the valley at Cheplaung is beautiful.From there a grudual walk downwards leads to the village of Phakding.From phakding the site of Kusum Kangraru Mountain can be seen.The Dudh koshi river in the north of lukla where Phakding lies contains many guesthouses and lodges that cater to tourism and trekkers.We will have overnight stay at guesthouse with wonderful Dinner.
Trip Hours:35 min flight And 2-3 hour Trek Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge Max. Altitude: 2,800m/9,186ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
The second of the journey the trails lead you Namche bazaar by passing several Sherpa villages along the way with encountering smile people, their vibrant cultures, landscapes, forests. The trails ascend through the forests and bridges until reaching the meet point of the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi. About 2 hours steep climb; there is the first approach of Mt. Everest then continues to walk to Namche Bazaar the land of Sherpa.
Trip Hours:5 Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge Max. Altitude: 3,440m/11,283ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
Namche Bazaar is one of the most attractive settlements in the Khumbu region where we can have the beautiful view of world tallest peak the Mt.Everest 8848m.The weather and natural beauties of Namche is heart warming.We will have a full day rest so that we won&rsquo;t face any problem ahead. Today we make a short acclimatization trek up to Khumjung, a delightful Sherpa village above Namche. You have full day leisure for wonderful panoramic view or stroll around the market You can also enjoy the splendid views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawche, and Kwangde and so on.The Everest view hotel lies at the top of Namche Bazar which is the hotel situated at the highest attitude.
Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge Max. Altitude: 3,440m/11,283ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
The trek descends slightly towards the Sanasa and path Ascends upto Mongla 4000m.A Panaromic view of several peaks especially Ama Dablam is the main highlight of the day.On the journey from Namche Bazaar to Dole we get to see plenty of rhodendrons, pheasants mountain goats and musk deers. The uphill trail to Dole consists of long granite staircases built into cliffs.
Trip Hours:5 hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 4130m/13549ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
Today we climb through scenic ridge higher than dole and then the path climb upto luza (4360m). The trail lead us to Machhermo after a climb along the side of the valley high above the river. The first Yeti sightings in the Khumbu region was reported in Machhermo in 1974.The trails goes through Thundering Dudhkoshi fleeting through some tiny hamlets and sandy Spurs to reach Machhermo.
Trip Hours:5-6 Hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 4465m/14648ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
After breakfast we trek through scenic trail following one in all melt water course down the side of Ngozumpa ice mass. We then steeply climb upto rocky inclined into the facet of ice mass passing through holy lakes to reach Gokyo. The day is viewing mountains in addition to taking the terrific picture of valley and mountains.After we walk on foot 3-4 hours then we are able to reach Gokyo village where we can see unique culture and rituals of Sherpas.
Trip Hours:5-6 Hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 4791m/15718ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
Early in the morning we have got a step climb upto highest Gokyo Ri at 5483m.The highlight of our trek, the Gokyo Ri stands tall across the Dudh Phokri. It is a 2-3 hour steep climb to the top but truly rewarding. Once described as the best view point in Nepal Himalaya, the summit of the Gokyo Ri truly offers such a panorama of the mighty Himalaya that we can hardly believe we are not dreaming. Surrounding us are Kusum Kanguru (6367m), Cho Oyu (8153 m), Gyangchung Kang (7922m), Lhotse (8501m), Makalu (8475 m), Cholatse (6440m), Taweche(6542m), Kantega (6685m), Thamserku (6808m), Lobuche (6145m) and Mt Everest (8848m) and hundreds of other unnamed peaks. Later we follow our steps back towards Machhermo.
Trip Hours:6-7 Hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge. Max. Altitude: 5483m/17988ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
We walk past Machhermo, Luza and Lhafarma villages before reaching Dole.Tracing our footsteps back on the trail we reach Dole and further following the Dudh Kosi and passing through rich sections Birds and rhododendron forests we reach Namche.We descend on a steep trail to Phortse Thanga admiring rhododendrons, wildflowers and waterfalls. We also come across mountain goats, musk deer, pheasants.On our way to Namche the view of Taboche, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kangtega can be seen.
Trip Hours:4-5 Hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge Max. Altitude: 4,465m/14,648ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
The hike back to Lukla moves steeply downwards crossing suspension Bridges.Prayer flags,Mani stone walls,small Gompas lime the village and the trail.Dudhkoshi river gushes a beautiful ambience to the natural setting.Plains,pine and Rhodendron forests as well as beautiful snow covered peaks decorates the picturesque setting.After reaching Lukla we can just relax.We will celebrating the victory of trek as well.Overnight stay at Lukla.
Trip Hours:4-5 Hours Accommodation: Standard Trekking Lodge Max. Altitude: 3,440m/11,283ft Meals: Breakfast,Lunch And Dinner Included
Our Trekking part of the journey ends with 35 min flight back to kathmandu.we can revel in the changing sites of landscapes on last time while on flight.After landing TIA in Kathmandu We will be transfer to the same Hotel where we will be staying overnight.On the same day we will be Honouring you by the Certificate of Trek completion as a Token of Love And Our company representative offer you Farewell Dinner.
Trip Hours:30 Min Flight Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel Max. Altitude: 2,800m/9,186 ft Meals: Farewell Dinner Included
Our Mount Glory representative will transport you to TIA around 3 hours before your scheduled flight from where you will Depart.
Meals: Breakfast Included