Everest BC via Gokyo | Royal Penguin Adventures

Everest BC via Gokyo

With its string of turquoise lakes, Nepal’s biggest glacier and an arc of snow mountains, the Gokyo valley is the most attractive in the Khumbu Region. The Gokyo Trek is an alternative to classical treks in Khumbu that has been specially designed for travelers who are eager to experience the magnificence of the Everest range, while avoiding too much mental and physical stress. The view from Gokyo is exceptionally beautiful and offers more of the legendary mountain than the views from Kalapattar.

The trail of this trek follows the Everest Base camp via Gokyo Ri, Kala Patthar, Gorak Shep.

One of the most remarkable feature of the trek is the view of tremendous ice ridge between Cho Oyu and Gyachung (2922m) located in Khumbu region.

The highlight of the trek is our ascent of Mt.Everest, Gokyo Ri, Mt.Pumori, Mt.Nuptse, Mt.Khumbutse, Mt.Mahalangur. From the Gokyo ri summit at over 5000m we gain superb views of Everest as well as the 8000m peaks of Lhotse, Makalu and Cho Oyu in Tibet

1 pax: $2,310

2-4 pax: $2,110

5-8 pax: $1,955

9+ pax: $1,830

Duration: 18 days
Max elevation: 5357 m
Activity: trekking
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Brief Itinerary

Day 01:
Arrival to Kathmandu airport

Day 02:
Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley (1345m)

Day 03:
Flight to Lukla (2804m), trek to Phakding (2610m): 3 hrs

Day 4:
Phakding - Namche Bazaar (3,440m): 5 - 6 hrs

Day 5:
Namche Bazaar, acclimatization day

Day 6:
Namche Bazzar - Thame (3,825m): 5 - 6 hrs

Day 7:
Thame- Lungden (4,300 m): 6 - 7 hrs

Day 8:
Lungden - Gokyo via Renjo La Pass (5,335m): 8 - 9 hrs

Day 9:
Gokyo Valley: Climb Gokyo Ri (5357 m) and hike to fifth lake: 5 - 6 hrs

Day 10:
Gokyo to Thaknak (4,750m): 3 - 4 hrs

Day 11:
Thaknak- Dzongla (4,850m): 4 - 5 hrs

Day 12:
Dzongle- Lobuche (4,940m) :2-3 hrs

Day 13:
Lobuche- Gorak Shep (5,170m)- Everest Base Camp (5,364m) - Gorak Shep: 8 - 9 hrs

Day 14:
Gorak Shep- Kala Patthar- Pheriche (4,280m): 8 - 9 hrs

Day 15:
Pheriche- Pangboche- Tengboche- Namche Bazzar (3,440m): 5 - 6 hrs

Day 16:
Namche- Lukla

Day 17:
Lukla- Kathmandu

Day 18:


  • All airport transfers
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu in Aria Boutique Hotel & Spa or Royal Penguin Boutique Hotel & Spa, double occupancy, with breakfast
  • All sightseeing by deluxe vehicle
  • Domestic flight tickets
  • Domestic airport taxes
  • National Park entry fee
  • TIMS permit
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Accommodation (in lodges along the way)
  • Food: 3 meals a day (provided from the menu)
  • Tea / Coffee 3 times a day
  • A good English speaking Sherpa guide & required porter/s
  • Essential equipment like trekking stick, sleeping bag, dawn jacket, water bottle, rain poncho
  • First Aid Kit Bag
  • Insurance for Staff

Not included

  • Lunch & dinner during stay in Kathmandu
  • Any bar bills, laundry, tips
  • Emergency rescue
  • Any extra cost not mentioned in "Included" section