Gokyo Ri Trek Trip Cost:

Gokyo Ri Trek

Beyond the largest glacier of the Himalayan kingdom and in the alpine valley of six lovely lakes, there is a small peak known far and wide as the Gokyo Ri (5357m), from the summit of which you can catch the most exquisite panorama of the snow giants, especially that of Mt Everest (8848m), Cho Oyu (8188m), Lhotse (8414m), Makalu (8463m), Nuptse and Thamserku, standing gracefully behind the shimmering turquoise water surface of the Sacred Lakes.

It’s like a piece of paradise on Earth. At the same, Gokyo Ri trekking is favored more than the traditional Everest Base Camp trail (of course, we won’t be hiking to the base camp since standing on the Gokyo Ri itself will make you feel like you are already on the roof of the world.

The path to Gokyo Ri trekking is indeed one of the finest trails, lined up initially with rhododendron and birch forests (watch out for lichens as well as for exotic wildlife like the musk deer, Himalayan Thar or the lovely pheasant).

Moreover, you can expect numerous crossings over suspension bridges with water rushing under your feet, scenic ridges with Chorten (Buddhist shrines) atop them, charming little hamlets to walk through, and then there are also the alpine valleys and glacial moraines to cross over slowly and steadily.

In a nutshell, this is a pleasant trail with lots of photographic opportunities, not to mention a chance to visit the six sacred lakes of Gokyo valley and get closer to witness the typical lifestlyle and unique cultures of an average mountain dweller.

Trip Facts:

Group size- Minimum 2 people
Destination: Nepal
Accommodation: Hotels in Kathmandu and Tea houses during the trek.
Transportation: KTM/Lukla/KTM by air
Trek starting point: Lukla (2800m)
Trek ending point: Lukla
Maximum Altitude: 5357m
Fitness level: Moderate
Best Seasons: Spring (February/May) and autumn (September to November).
Duration: 14 days

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, warmly welcome by Allied adventure family and then transferred to hotel (1300 m/4264 ft) with BB plan.
Day 02: Sightseeing around the Valley and trek preparation.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,800 m/9,184 ft), and then trek to Phakding (2,652 m/8,700 ft): 3 - 4 hours.
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,283 ft): 5 - 6 hours.
Day 05: Namche Bazaar: acclimatization.
Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Phorse (3810 m/ 12,496 ft): 5 - 6 hours.
Day 07: Phorse Village to Machhermo (4,470 m/ 14,663 ft): 5 - 6 hours.
Day 08: Machharmo to Gokyo (4800 m/15,744 ft): 5 - 6 hours.
Day 09: Gokyo Valley: Climb Gokyo Ri (5357 m/17,570 ft) and back to Gokyo: 5 - 6 hours.
Day 10: Gokyo to Dole: 3 - 4 hours.
Day 11: Dole to Namche Bazaar: 4 - 5 hours.
Day 12: Namche Bazaar to Lukla: 6 - 8 hour.
Day 13: Early morning fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 14: Departure to onward destination.

Cost Included:

#Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
#3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
#Teahouse accommodation during the trek
#All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
#All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
#Domestic flights (Lukla to Kathmandu)
#An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek #leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
#Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
#Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
#Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion).
#Duffel bag, Allied Adventure t-shirt and trekking map.
#All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
#Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
#All government and local taxes.

Trip Cost Excludes:
# International Airfare.
# Your travel insurance of any kind
# Nepal entry Visa fee (US$ 40 for 30 days and US$ 25 for 15 days you should get visa open your arrival)
# Drinks, Dessert, Juice, Mineral Water, Heater charge, Hot Shower during the Trekking and main meals in cities.
# Tips for Guide, Porter and driver.

Fixed Departure Dates

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Note: There should be 2 persons in group to arrange the trip.

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