Gokyo Valley Tekking is a traditional trek that offers both the legendary Everest views and the scenic tranquility of mountain lakes. This trek provides you with the soaring views of the most popular mountains in Nepal, at an altitude of 8000m such as Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu which are clearly visible from Gokyo Ri above Gokyo Lake and the Ngozumpa Glacier- the largest in the Nepal Himalayas. One of the most remarkable features is the view of the tremendous ice ridge between Cho Oyu and Gyachung (2922m) and many other countless memorable views that offer the best of the Khumbu region.
Our journey begins from Lukla. A 35min short and scenic flight from Kathmandu will take you to Lukla. Following the trail along Dudh Koshi River we trek to Phakding and through Sagarmatha National Park to Namche Bazaar, gateway to Everest. Then we passing over Khumjung hill we trek to Phortse Tanga, Dole, Machhermo and finally to Gokyo. Each stop has its own charmes ranging from the bustling Namche Bazar to the quiet tranquil villages. 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. We can have the excellent views of various peaks including Gokyo Peak, Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu which are clearly visible from Gokyo Ri above Gokyo lake. The 360-degree Himalayan view offered only from this vantage point. Not to mention the magnificent view of Ngozumpa Glacier, the largest in the Himalayas. After a wonderful time we retrace back to Dole via Machhermo and then trek back to Lukla from where you can fly back to Lukla.
.Besides, Himalayan views, you also can enjoy with different blend of the culture and tradition of Sherpa indigenous community living in the high land. This trek features the unbelievable scenery of the remote Gokyo Valley and its festival of beautiful turquoise lakes, moonscape-like glaciers, and stunning mountain views which makes Gokyo truly one of gems of Khumbu region.