Trip Highlights

18 days trip with 13 days of strenous lodge trekking to Gokyo lakes Explore the fasinating Sherpa culture and hike Gokyio ri 5450 meter Uncomparable view of pristine Gokyo lakes with Mt. Everest and parades of peaks Cross the Rinjo la at 5360 m & explore the less troden Bhote Koshi and Thame valleys.

Trip Overview

Gokyo lakes Everest trekkig is the most dramatic, pristine and interesting of the entire Everest region. Our Gokyo lakes trekking explores the stunning mountain sceneries, insight into Sherpa life and key monasteries of the region.

We spend first 2 days in Kathmandu exploring one of the Asia’s most fascinating cities’ cultural sights and sounds before flying to Lukla to start Gokyo lakes Everest trekking. Following the Dudh Koshi River, we step to Namche, the heart of Everest region, where we take acclimatization rest, which simultaneous allow us to explore the Sherpa culture and tradition.

The trail to Gokyo Lakes, one of the highlights of our Gokyo valley trip, ascends gradually and we enjoy a series of short walking trekking days to ensure proper acclimatisaion. We trek to Gokyo Ri to witness what is one of the most comprehensive and impressive panoramic view of snow peaks in the Himalayas: Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho – Oyu, Amadablam, Tawache, Thamaserku, Cholatse (6542m), Kantega (6685m) Lobuche (6145m), Gyangchung Kang (7922m) and many more all around you: a breathtaking Himalayan scenery.

We cross the Rinjo la pass over 5360 to get into Bhote Koshi valley which is less trodden trekking route out to Namache via the hidden Thame village to end our exhilirating trip to Gokyo lakes in Everest region.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01 : Arrive in Kathmandu / transfer to hotel / Nepali dinner with cultural program.
  • Day 02 : Explore Buddhist Boudhnath and Hindu Pashupatinath temple. PM free.
  • Day 03 : Fly to Lukla and commence trek.
  • Days 04 -05 : Trekking up the Dudh Khosi Valley and climb to Namche / acclimatization rest day / view the majestic Mt. Everest.
  • Days 6 - 8 : Proceed up the Gokyo Valley and enjoy views of massive Cho Oyu.
  • Days 9 - 10 : Pass the terminal moraines of the Ngozumpa Glacier and the first three Gokyo Lakes to Gokyo. Climb Gokyo Ri: enjoy the amazing Himalayan vistas.
  • Days 11 - 15 : Trekking down to Lukla via the different route of famed Thyanboche monastery: sleep on the shadow of stunning Ama Dablem.
  • Days 16 : Fly back to Kathmandu.
  • Day 17 : Time in Kathmandu to relax and explore Kathmandu cultural diversity.
  • Day 18 : Trip ends / airport transportation.
  • Day 01 : Arrive in Kathmandu / transfer to hotel / Nepali dinner with cultural program.

  • Day 02 : Explore Buddhist Boudhnath and Hindu Pashupatinath temple. PM free.

  • Day 03 : Fly to Lukla and commence trek.

  • Days 04 -05 : Trekking up the Dudh Khosi Valley and climb to Namche / acclimatization rest day / view the majestic Mt. Everest.

  • Days 6 - 8 : Proceed up the Gokyo Valley and enjoy views of massive Cho Oyu.

  • Days 9 - 10 : Pass the terminal moraines of the Ngozumpa Glacier and the first three Gokyo Lakes to Gokyo. Climb Gokyo Ri: enjoy the amazing Himalayan vistas.

  • Days 11 - 15 : Trekking down to Lukla via the different route of famed Thyanboche monastery: sleep on the shadow of stunning Ama Dablem.

  • Days 16 : Fly back to Kathmandu.

  • Day 17 : Time in Kathmandu to relax and explore Kathmandu cultural diversity.

  • Day 18 : Trip ends / airport transportation.

Cost Includes

  • Airport transfer, Standard hotel with breakfast
  • Welcome dinner, full board mealson trek
  • Return Lukla flight with airport taxes
  • Peak climbing, trekking and National part permit
  • Climbing certificate to the successful climbers
  • Accommodation at teahouse and tented camp
  • Guided cultural tour with Heritage entrance fees

Cost Excludes

“Excellent cultural & natural experiences throughout the trip.”

- Paul / Lisa / Luke / Chris Hewitt, | 31 Aug, 2016

“Helpful staff always cheerful + willing to help, part of our team, of course lots of other things were memorable, too numerous to mention.”

- Jane / Adrian Roberts, | 31 Aug, 2016

“Good reliable Food (No stomach upset!). Getting away from main trek route plus Great local knowledge of Trek leader.”

- Ian & Linda Parker, | 31 Aug, 2016

“We really enjoyed our experience and are so glad we did not attempt to organize the trip ourselves as everything ran so smoothly and was stress free. Thank you.”

- Emma-Louise Barlow, | 31 Aug, 2016

“Good service by porters, staff and climbing Sherpa.”

- Gulper Marchel, | 31 Aug, 2016

“I absolutely loved the trek & would love to do the twenty-day trek to Everest Base Camp when I’m older.”

- Christopher Hewitt, | 31 Aug, 2016

“I really enjoyed getting to know the staff. They were all really lovely people + made my trip very enjoyable.”

- Brooke Robinson, | 31 Aug, 2016

“The whole trek was awesome. Everything was done extremely professionally.

- Bradley + Michael Levitt, | 30 Aug, 2016

“The trek was very personalized, the company was a fantastic experience, the staff were excellent and we were looked after very well. I thoroughly enjoyed my time with Mountain Monarch. Will highly recommend to anyone and hope to return in the not too distant future.
Thank you.”

- Gidon, | 11 Aug, 2016

“Everything about the trek was great .The way that we were put at EASE by the staff. The different terrain/ habitats that were experienced.”

- Ross Cant, | 11 Aug, 2016

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