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Gokyo Ri Trek

Gokyo Ri Trek

Everest Region
Gokyo Ri Trek
Gokyo Ri trek
Gokyo Ri trek
Gokyo Ri sunrise view

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Trip Facts

Duration : 11 Days Max-Altitude : 5483m Program Type : Tea House Best Season : Sep to Dec, March to Jun Per Day Walking : 6/7 Hours Trek Grade : Grade 3:

Since the terrain can be hard and the days long, hikers on these treks should be in good physical condition and have some previous mountain walking experience. Steep climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes. Treks at this level can he arranged for periods of 16 to 21 days. Typically, a gradual ascent through a green river valley will lead you up to a number of high passes, where you will reach the altitude of 5416m. Often times, you will get a close insight into the Tibetan culture. Participants should expect to trek above 5416m/17872ft.

Mode of Travel : Flight/Hiking
All price inclusive
$ 1280 $ 1130

Overview

Gokyo Ri trek 11 days itinerary for 2021 & 2022

Gokyo lake and Gokyo Ri trek follow the huge gorgeous middle valley separating the Everest base camp and Thame valleys bound by Renjo la ridge and Cho la ridge

In addition, the Gokyo Ri trek is 11 days Moderate Trekking Peak in the Everest region, which is known as the Hidden treasure alternative trek of Everest base camp, The Gokyo Ri rises 5,483 m height above sea level, this peak allowed to the summit without climbing permits. It is required only Sagarmatha national park permit and Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit. 

The Beauty and mountains View

Gokyo Ri is one of the best viewpoints of the Everest region, where you see scenic Mount Everest, Makalu, Cho yu, Pumori, Ama Dablam, and numerous peaks.

Sunset view from Gokyo Ri 

The evening view is the best from Gokyo RI before sunset if you are not tired to climb the same day when you reach the Gokyo Lake, or if you have extra acclimatization day then can hike in the next evening. the View at evening, all the white peaks turn into the copper color by the sun before the setting sun including Mt Everest.

Note:

Important things if you are climbing for an evening view, do not forget to carry your headlight /torchlight, after the sunset quickly become dark and can’t see the descent trails. Though guide will carry one but not enough Bright if there is more number trekkers.  

Gokyo Ri Difficulty

Gokyo Ri trek difficulty sections are between peak and Lake which is 733 m. Distance from the Gokyo Lake, there are narrow rocky trails, and icy, slippery ascent, particularly November and December are more difficult to climb because of the frozen snow, we do recommend micro spike for November and December who are planning to do this trek.

Parallel opportunity

The Trekkers who doing the Renjo La pass, or Everest Base Camp Gokyo Trek, the Gokyo Ri is a more parallel opportunity to summit the peak and enjoy with panorama Himalayas view, Afterward, explore the beautiful blue color largest Gokyo Lakes.

Time required to summit the Gokyo Ri

To Climb the Gokyo Ri from Gokyo lake takes one and half hours, if there is no snow on the path the not difficult to ascent to the peak, and make a group photo session, absorbs the Mountain views

Teahouse in the Gokyo lake

There is nice and clean tea houses accommodation in the Gokyo lake, The Lake has a catchment area of 3.3 sq. km with a perimeter of 8.91 km, most of the trekkers love to stay two nights in the Gokyo lake, and the next day explores the fifth Lakes.

Itinerary

Gokyo Ri trek starts after the scenic flight to Lukla, then treks to Phagding, Namche Bazaar, dole Machhermo, and Gokyo Lake, which follow naturally stone step trails as used by locals Sherpa and “Yak” caravan supply the stuff to Machhermo and Gokyo.

Weather in Gokyo

Autumn and spring are the most favorable weather for the Gokyo valley trek. monsoon and winter are not favorable for this trek. No matter whichever season you trek in Gokyo lake, remember that mountain makes their weather.

Drinking water for your trek

Please do not forget to bring or buy Piyush which make natural drinking water purification, 3 drops (0.2 ML) will be enough per liter, and at list need to drink 3 letters per day during this trek, It is widely accepted in rural area trek contexts for drinking water purification. Piyush was prepared to serve as a chlorination method for disinfecting drinking water to make it fit for trekker’s consumption.

Local Guided Team

Nepal Wilderness Trekking team leads this Trek with a qualified guide and well equipment porters. Those who locally from Everest regions Sherpa guide, however, 11 days Gokyo Ri Trek offer reasonable cost and well accommodate schedule during the trek, including pick you up and drop from and to the Lukla airport, both way flight tickets, guide porters, meals, National park permits, Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit, officially paperwork, etc.


TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0

169 Reviews

TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0 By Jean-Lizcano on December 23, 2018.

Nice people to deal with

Himal is a very responsible person always there to help you with anything at any time. He will reply to your emails in a question of seconds and always have the right answer for you.
I will definitely use them again. Thank you for your help. Nice company to do your trek in Nepal…more»
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0 By Paul G on December 16, 2018.

Trekking to Gokyo

Himal was able to arrange a porter guide and a porter for us who met us on arrival at Lukla. The porter and porter guide were insured and very helpful, don’t just hire guides from Lukla as they may not have the correct gear or insurance. I would be happy to hire guides through this company on my next trip to Nepal…more»

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Fly to Lukla early morning (2843 meters. 35 minutes) and trek to Phakding (2640 meters.  3 hours walking) and stay overnight at Lodge
  • Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 meters.  6/7 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge
  • Day 03: Rest day in Namche Bazaar acclimatization explore around
  • Day 04: Trek to Dole 5 hours walk, overnight at lodge
  • Day 05: Trek to Machhermo (3820 meters.  5/6 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge
  • Day 06: Trek to Gokyo lake (4750 meters. ) 4 hours walking) stay overnight at Gokyo
  • Day 07: Visit Gokyo Peak (5483 meters.) in the morning (4 ½ hours walking) and daytime visit fifth lakes, stay overnight at Lodge in Gokyo
  • Day 08: Trek Back to dole 5 hours walk, overnight at lodge
  • Day 09: Trek back to Namche  5 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge
  • Day 10: Trek to Lukla (7 hours walking) and overnight at Lodge
  • Day 11: fly back to Kathmandu early in the morning around 07:00 AM (35 minutes)

Cost Included

  • Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu air tickets.
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, many other European Delicious Meals three times a day (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner chose by Menu).
  • Accommodation on tea houses as per the itinerary
  • Everest National Park Entry Permit
  • Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit
  • Experienced English speaking, Government licensed holder guide
  • experienced Sherpa helpers (porters) 1 porter for every 2 pax
  • Guide, and Porter meals, accommodation, salary, and insurance
  • Necessary paper works, all government, and local taxes

Cost Excluded

  • Hotel in Kathmandu 
  • Personal equipment
  • all beverage, Soft and hard table drinks such as coke, beer, 
  • drinking water/mineral water, etc. during the trek.
  • dessert, etc
  • Hot shower, laundry  
  • personal insurance
  • Tip for guide and porter.
Trip Dates Trip Price Confirmed Pax Trip Status
May 10, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
May 14, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
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Reviews

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From Indonesian
Nepal Wilderness Trekking is taking care of our trekking to Gokyo Ri trekking, and I had a lovely time experiencing the fresh air, beautiful weather...
From USA
Gokyo Valley trek - Everest Base Camp via Cho La Pass My girlfriend and I arranged to do the Gokyo Valley Cho La Pass and...
From United Kingdom
Gokyo Valley Trek reviews I recommend Nepal Wilderness Trekking agency Himal Ghale firstly for his professionalism. He was flexible, prompt in his email communication, punctual...

Trip Map

Gokyo Ri trek 11 days itinerary for 2021 & 2022

Gokyo lake and Gokyo Ri trek follow the huge gorgeous middle valley separating the Everest base camp and Thame valleys bound by Renjo la ridge and Cho la ridge

In addition, the Gokyo Ri trek is 11 days Moderate Trekking Peak in the Everest region, which is known as the Hidden treasure alternative trek of Everest base camp, The Gokyo Ri rises 5,483 m height above sea level, this peak allowed to the summit without climbing permits. It is required only Sagarmatha national park permit and Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit. 

The Beauty and mountains View

Gokyo Ri is one of the best viewpoints of the Everest region, where you see scenic Mount Everest, Makalu, Cho yu, Pumori, Ama Dablam, and numerous peaks.

Sunset view from Gokyo Ri 

The evening view is the best from Gokyo RI before sunset if you are not tired to climb the same day when you reach the Gokyo Lake, or if you have extra acclimatization day then can hike in the next evening. the View at evening, all the white peaks turn into the copper color by the sun before the setting sun including Mt Everest.

Note:

Important things if you are climbing for an evening view, do not forget to carry your headlight /torchlight, after the sunset quickly become dark and can’t see the descent trails. Though guide will carry one but not enough Bright if there is more number trekkers.  

Gokyo Ri Difficulty

Gokyo Ri trek difficulty sections are between peak and Lake which is 733 m. Distance from the Gokyo Lake, there are narrow rocky trails, and icy, slippery ascent, particularly November and December are more difficult to climb because of the frozen snow, we do recommend micro spike for November and December who are planning to do this trek.

Parallel opportunity

The Trekkers who doing the Renjo La pass, or Everest Base Camp Gokyo Trek, the Gokyo Ri is a more parallel opportunity to summit the peak and enjoy with panorama Himalayas view, Afterward, explore the beautiful blue color largest Gokyo Lakes.

Time required to summit the Gokyo Ri

To Climb the Gokyo Ri from Gokyo lake takes one and half hours, if there is no snow on the path the not difficult to ascent to the peak, and make a group photo session, absorbs the Mountain views

Teahouse in the Gokyo lake

There is nice and clean tea houses accommodation in the Gokyo lake, The Lake has a catchment area of 3.3 sq. km with a perimeter of 8.91 km, most of the trekkers love to stay two nights in the Gokyo lake, and the next day explores the fifth Lakes.

Itinerary

Gokyo Ri trek starts after the scenic flight to Lukla, then treks to Phagding, Namche Bazaar, dole Machhermo, and Gokyo Lake, which follow naturally stone step trails as used by locals Sherpa and “Yak” caravan supply the stuff to Machhermo and Gokyo.

Weather in Gokyo

Autumn and spring are the most favorable weather for the Gokyo valley trek. monsoon and winter are not favorable for this trek. No matter whichever season you trek in Gokyo lake, remember that mountain makes their weather.

Drinking water for your trek

Please do not forget to bring or buy Piyush which make natural drinking water purification, 3 drops (0.2 ML) will be enough per liter, and at list need to drink 3 letters per day during this trek, It is widely accepted in rural area trek contexts for drinking water purification. Piyush was prepared to serve as a chlorination method for disinfecting drinking water to make it fit for trekker’s consumption.

Local Guided Team

Nepal Wilderness Trekking team leads this Trek with a qualified guide and well equipment porters. Those who locally from Everest regions Sherpa guide, however, 11 days Gokyo Ri Trek offer reasonable cost and well accommodate schedule during the trek, including pick you up and drop from and to the Lukla airport, both way flight tickets, guide porters, meals, National park permits, Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit, officially paperwork, etc.


TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0

169 Reviews

TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0 By Jean-Lizcano on December 23, 2018.

Nice people to deal with

Himal is a very responsible person always there to help you with anything at any time. He will reply to your emails in a question of seconds and always have the right answer for you.
I will definitely use them again. Thank you for your help. Nice company to do your trek in Nepal…more»
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0 By Paul G on December 16, 2018.

Trekking to Gokyo

Himal was able to arrange a porter guide and a porter for us who met us on arrival at Lukla. The porter and porter guide were insured and very helpful, don’t just hire guides from Lukla as they may not have the correct gear or insurance. I would be happy to hire guides through this company on my next trip to Nepal…more»

  • Day 01: Fly to Lukla early morning (2843 meters. 35 minutes) and trek to Phakding (2640 meters.  3 hours walking) and stay overnight at Lodge
  • Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 meters.  6/7 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge
  • Day 03: Rest day in Namche Bazaar acclimatization explore around
  • Day 04: Trek to Dole 5 hours walk, overnight at lodge
  • Day 05: Trek to Machhermo (3820 meters.  5/6 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge
  • Day 06: Trek to Gokyo lake (4750 meters. ) 4 hours walking) stay overnight at Gokyo
  • Day 07: Visit Gokyo Peak (5483 meters.) in the morning (4 ½ hours walking) and daytime visit fifth lakes, stay overnight at Lodge in Gokyo
  • Day 08: Trek Back to dole 5 hours walk, overnight at lodge
  • Day 09: Trek back to Namche  5 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge
  • Day 10: Trek to Lukla (7 hours walking) and overnight at Lodge
  • Day 11: fly back to Kathmandu early in the morning around 07:00 AM (35 minutes)

Cost Included

  • Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu air tickets.
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, many other European Delicious Meals three times a day (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner chose by Menu).
  • Accommodation on tea houses as per the itinerary
  • Everest National Park Entry Permit
  • Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit
  • Experienced English speaking, Government licensed holder guide
  • experienced Sherpa helpers (porters) 1 porter for every 2 pax
  • Guide, and Porter meals, accommodation, salary, and insurance
  • Necessary paper works, all government, and local taxes

Cost Excluded

  • Hotel in Kathmandu 
  • Personal equipment
  • all beverage, Soft and hard table drinks such as coke, beer, 
  • drinking water/mineral water, etc. during the trek.
  • dessert, etc
  • Hot shower, laundry  
  • personal insurance
  • Tip for guide and porter.

Fixed Departures

Trip Dates Trip Price Confirmed Pax Trip Status
May 10, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
May 14, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
May 20, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
May 22, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
May 26, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
May 30, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
June 10, 2021 US$ 1130 4 Limited Space Book Now
September 10, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
September 15, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
September 18, 2021 US$ 1130 2 Join a Group Book Now
September 20, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
September 28, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
October 2, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
October 8, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
October 10, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
October 14, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
October 20, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
October 24, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
October 28, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
October 31, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
November 4, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
November 8, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
November 10, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
November 14, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
November 18, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
November 20, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
November 24, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
November 28, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
November 30, 2021 US$ 1130 2 Join a Group Book Now
December 4, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
December 10, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
December 15, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
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December 22, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
December 26, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now
December 31, 2021 US$ 1130 Join a Group Book Now

Trip Map

Frequently Asked Questions

Gokyo Ri trek is moderately difficult where you need physically and mentally prepared. It needs energy to walk for 5-6 hrs daily. With good gear and guide you can do this trek.
To reach to the maximum height you have to do one day sight tour to the View Point of Gokyo Ri with an elevation of 5357m.
Yes it is possible to do private trek as well as joining trek in Everest region.
The best time to do the Gokyo Ri trek is in Spring and in Autumn
The average day time temperature in April is about 10 to 15 degree centigrade and few degrees lower in October. and during the night -5 to -10 degree.
Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit and Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit
The accommodation is mostly teahouse and lodges which is clean and neat with western toilets.
It is possible to See 8848m world highest mountain Mt. Everest including Lhotse,Makalu and Cho Oyu from Gokyo Ri Trek.

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