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Gokyo Lake Trek 11 Days, Adventure

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5360 Renjo La Pass
  • 11 days trek
Best Season
  • Automn
  • Spring
  • 10 Dinners
  • 10 Lunchs
  • 11 Breakfasts
  • 10 nights in Lodge
  • Domestic flight (KTM-Lukla-KTM)


USD 1250 1199

Per person

We Offer Group discount

No of PAX Price / PP
More than 10 1099
5-9 1149
2-4 1199


11 Days Gokyo Lake Trek is no doubt one of the most remarkable treks in Everest region. Tenzing Hillary Lukla airport, Namche Bazar, Everest View Hotel, Khumjung village, Mong La Danda, Gokyo Ri, Thonak Tsho (4th Lake) , Ngozumba Tsho (5th Lake) , Gyazumba Tsho (6th Lake) and Renjo La pass are the major spot of this trek. You will pass many suspension bridge, opportunity to see Himalayan birds, wild animals, Rhododendron flower if you do this trek on March, Sherpa people culture, Stone Mane walls, Many Buddhist Stupas and Monasteries and definitely beautiful view of Mount Everest and other highest Himalayas.

Trip Highlights

  • Tenzing Hillary lukla airport, one of the Adventurous flights
  • Many Buddhist Mane stone walls, Stupas, Matra written stone and Monasteries
  • Sagarmatha National park entry point Jorsalle
  • Experience Sherpa style life style, their culture, festival
  • Sherpa capital Namche Bazar,
  • A attractive view point Everest View Hotel, the finest Himalayas view
  • One of the beautiful Khumjung , and Khunde village
  • A nice spot Mong la Danda, the best Himalayas views.
  • Wild animals, birds, flowers, many suspension bridge etc.
  • A highest point of this Gokyo Ri 5330m, the greatest The highest mountain view of Mount Everest 8848.86m, Lhotse 8516m, Makalu 8481m, Cho Oyu 8201m and other Himalayas views such as Ama Dablam, Island Peak, Konde, Lobuche etc.
  • Exploring The beautiful ice lake 1st to, 6th Gokyo lakes
  • One of the biggest Ngozumba glaciers
  • Renjola pass 5360m, one of the popular and adventure pass in Everest region
  • The oldest Thame Monastery

Gokyo Lake Trek

11 Days Gokyo Lake Trek or Gokyo Valley Trek or Gokyo Trek or Gokyo Lake Renjo La Pass Trek starts at the Lukla (2828m/9278 feet) and follows the Dudh Koshi Valley which climbs up to the Sherpa capital of Namche. We trek ascend Mong La Danda which is a wonderful Hill with an background exciting glance of the high mountains. The trail to Gokyo is a gradual ascent up the valley and passes through the patches of birch and rhododendron forest where the indescribable musk deer can sometimes be seen. Through small yak-grazing settlements, we reach Gokyo lakes. An excursion to the Gokyo fourth and fifth lakes would be an attraction in Gokyo Valley.

The Ngozumpa Glacier is the largest in the Nepal Himalayas. The Gokyo Ri (5330m/17487 feet) is considered the best viewpoint in the Everest Region. The incredible sceneries include magnificent views of Everest (8848m), Makalu (8463m), Cho Oyo (8201m), Lhotse (8516m), Gyachung Kang (7922m), and other mountains. Set among breathtaking high mountain surroundings, the route leads through the Khumbu the motherland of Sherpa. On the way back, you can come down the same way or have more adventures. The Renjo La pass option is available for you.

Renjo La Pass: After visiting the Gokyo Valley and Gokyo Ri, you have an alternative trail doing Renjo La Pass and joining the original trail at Namche.  the pass will give us some of the best views of Everest and surrounding mountains.

Note: Due to the air traffic in Kathmandu Airport, All the flights will be operating from Ramechhap to Lukla and Lukla to Ramechhap in the peak season in April, May, and October, and November. At other times of the year, you will fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu directly.

The trek-related blog

Gokyo Ri Journal 

The best way to get Lukla from Kathmandu 

The best way to view Mount Everest

High Altitude Sickness information

Packing List for Gokyo Lake Trek

Another trek in Everest region: We have other trekking in the Everest region; they are Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lakes, Everest Base Camp Trek, Everest View Trek, Jiri Everest Base Camp Trek, and Everest 3 Passes Trek.


Day : Arriving in Kathmandu (1350m).

Day 01: Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding

Day 02: Trek Phakding - Namche

Day 03: Acclimatization day

Day 04: Trek Namche - Mong La

Day 05: Trek Mong La - Machherma

Day 06: Machherma - Gokyo

Day 07: Hike to Gokyo Ri (5330m) and 5th Lake

Day 08: Gokyo - Renjo La - Lungdhen

Day 09: Lungdhen - Thame - Namche

Day 10: Namche - Phakding - Lukla

Day 11: Fly to Kathmandu

Day : Departure from Kathmandu (1350m).

Travel Map
Gokyo Lake Trek Map

Daily Itinerary

Whats Included?

  • Pick-up and drop-off service at Trivuwan International and domestic Airport in Kathmandu by private Car/Van/Bus.
  • Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu flight ticket with departure tax.
  • One English speaking Government Certificate Holder Trekking guide and Trekkers 2:1 Porter.
  • All meals (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner ) with Lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • Sagarmatha National park permits and Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality entrance fee.
  • Guide's; porter's food, lodge, flight, insurance, equipment, salary etc.
  • Duffel Bag.
  • Fingertip Pulse Oximeter ( we use every day to check your oxygen level and pulse in your body to minimize high risk ).
  • Himalaya Trip T-short.
  • First Aids Kit.
  • Local fresh fruit like apple and pomegranates etc .
  • 13% government VAT and official charge.

Whats not Included?

  • International airfare and visa fees ((15 Days US$30 and 30 Days US$50).
  • Hotel and meals in Kathmandu.
  • All the drinks such as tea, coffee, coke, beer, mineral water.
  • Hot shower, Battery charge, your trekking gears.
  • Your travel insurance which should include the emergency rescue.
  • Tips for your guide and porters etc.

Essential Infos

Do You Have A Packing List For The Trek ?

  • Trekking boots (If new boots are purchased, “break them in” to avoid blisters) and spare laces
  • Hat (Warm), scarf and gloves
  • Trousers (Warm trousers are useful higher up in the mountains in the morning and at night.
  • Running shoes, sandals or thongs (To wear in the camp at night or when your boots are wet).
  • Shorts and trousers
  • Wool-blend socks, liner socks, and underwear(three pairs)
  • Thermal underwear
  • Sunhat
  • Fleece jacket
  • T-shirts (two or three) and long sleeved shirt with a collar (long sleeved – shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sunburn.)
  • Laundry soap powder or bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Sunscreen (SPF 20+) and lip guard
  • Sunglasses
  • Pocket knife
  • Iodine ,water-purification tablets or filter
  • Insect repellent ( for lower elevation)
  • Stuff Sacks
  • Earplugs
  • Backpack
  • Sleeping back and silk liner
  • Water bottle
  • Torch (flashlight),spare batteries and bulbs
  • Duffle bag
  • Crampon
  • Down jacket or down vest
  • Camera ,memory card and battery charger( spare batteries)
  • Books and magazines
  • Trekking Poles
  • Quick- drying camp towel
  • Daypack (This is a small rucksack to carry personal requirements for the day e.g. toilet items, cameras, towel, soap, chocolate bar etc.)
  • 2-4 large plastic bags: to separate clean clothes from dirty ones
  • Personal medical supplies

What Foods Can We Expect During The Trek?

The Lodges have a Menu; you will have your own choice. The foods are hygienic. But it is not like city food. Non-veg foods are not recommended. It is not hygienic.

  • Breakfast: Simple Breakfast (Eggs any item of hashbrown potato, toast, or Gurung or Tibetan Bread, Pancake, Muesli, Oat Porridge, etc.)
  • Lunch: Nepali Thali (Plain Rice, Lentil soup, Potato Curry, Green Vegetable, Papadam, Tomato Hot spicy, Chicken curry optional), Macaroni, Spaghetti, Potato item, Mo.Mo or dumplings, Pizza, fried rice, Fried Noodles, French fries, etc.
  • Dinner: Nepali Thali (Plain Rice, Lentil soup, Potato Curry, Green Vegetable, Papadam, Tomato Hot spicy or pickle, Chicken curry optional), Macaroni, Spaghetti, Potato item, Mo.Mo or dumplings, Pizza, fried rice, Fried Noodles, French fries, etc.
  • Dessert: Fresh Fruit (Apple, orange, pomegranates, Banana with any seasonal fruit) serve as sweet dessert.

Note: All the drinks soft, hot, and hard drinks are not included.

When Is The Best Time To Do This Trek?

We organize this trek every day for a whole year. But if you are planning to do this trek at the best time. We recommend the following time.

  • Winter (December – February): This is the coldest time of the year. It will be difficult to trek because there will be heavy snow.
  • Spring (March–May): This is the best time to do the Gokyo Lakes trek. You will have wonderful weather with warm temperatures. You will also have a chance to see the Rhododendron flowers.
  • Summer (June – August): This is a monsoon in Nepal. There are chances of rain every day and it will be cloudy. There is a chance to cancel the flight. A rain poncho or rain jacket is needed.
  • Autumn (September – November): This is another best time to do this trek. After the rainy season. It will be fresh and clear weather will appear. It will be warm temperature.

Important Note

Available of the trip

We organise small group private trip. If you are 2 or more people in your group, you may book any dates.

Travel Insurance

The travel insurance is need in case of any emergency. It is recommend to have.  If you are doing short  and low elevation trek, you can do normal insurance. But if you are doing high altitude or adventure trek, you should have emergency rescue.

Last Minute booking

Normally, trekkers plan the trip before 3-9 months.  Some trekkers decide the trip in last minutes. It is also possible to book your trek at last minutes. For the Last minutes booking, you need to make a full payment.


Tipping is highly expected. Our staffs try their best during the trip. After the trip, Tipping is expected. It is not fixed amount or percentage. We recommend the tipping according to their services.


When you are travelling, the safety is most important. For the safety of our clients, we trained our guide and porters. They are all register trekking / Tour  / Climbing guide and experience porters.

Extra personal expenses

For the extra expenses, it is good to bring USD / Euro / Pound Sterling or ther currency. You may change to Nepali Rupees (NPR) at Tribhuwan International Airport or near your Hotel in Kathmandu. You will use only Nepali rupees during the trip.

Nepal visa

Accept few countries , you will get on arrival Nepal’s Visa at the Tribhuwan International Airport or Nepal board. I recommend to fill up Nepal Visa online form and bring it with you. It will be faster and easy for you and visa fee is recommended to bring cash US dollar. You can’t pay by using credit card.

Trip extension or Itinerary Disclaimer

We organize small group private trip. The trip extension is possible but you have to figure out when you booking the trip.

Group joing and Fixed departure

Most of the time, we have small group private trip. Group joining or fixed departure will be available only at the clients request. 

Luggage store

You are not taking all the lugguage on the trek. You will take only necessary gears on the trek and rest of the gears, you will store at your Hotel in Kathmandu or Pokhara or in our office in Kathmandu. All the Hotels have free lagguge store services. It is more convinent to store at your Hotel.

Responsible travel

  • Ask permission to photograph people.
  • Do not remove or purchase antiques, it is illegal.
  • Avoid wearing revealing clothes and avoid outward displays of physical affection.
  • Do not anything to disturb environment or wild animals.

Domestic flight

Normally, domestic flight is not on time. If you have international flight with domestic connection flight. It is always better to keep some gaps.

Trek Booking

For the Booking, we need passport copy, passport size photo by email or What's App  and 20% deposit.

Why Himalaya Trip ?

  • Fast response
  • Recommended on TripAdvisor
  • Trained guide
  • Local or reasonable price
  • Small group private Trip


Frequently Asked Questions

After the main highlights Namche Bazaar, Everest View Hotel, Tengboche, Gokyo Ri and Gokyo 5th Lakes, you have an option to take a Helicopter back to Lukla from Gokyo Lake. This will be extra activities of the trek with amazing experience. If you want, you have this choice on the way back with extra cost.

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