Gokyo valley to EBC Trek

16 Days

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the Gokyo Valley to Everest Base Camp and witness the awe-inspiring beauty of the Himalayas. The Gokyo Valley to EBC trek is a dream come true for adventure seekers and nature enthusiasts, offering a unique and breathtaking experience filled with spectacular landscapes and thrilling challenges.

The trek begins in Lukla, as you make your way towards the captivating Gokyo Valley. Along the trail, you’ll encounter pristine turquoise lakes, including the famous Gokyo Lake, surrounded by towering snow-capped peaks. The mesmerizing views of Cho Oyu, the sixth highest mountain in the world, and the Ngozumpa Glacier, the largest glacier in Nepal, will leave you in awe.

Continuing your journey, you’ll cross high-altitude passes, including the challenging Cho La Pass, which offers panoramic vistas of the Everest region. As you approach Everest Base Camp, the landscape transforms into a rugged and majestic terrain, with the magnificent Mount Everest dominating the horizon.

Reaching Everest Base Camp, you’ll stand at the foot of the world’s highest peak, surrounded by a sense of triumph and wonder. The close-up view of Everest, along with neighboring peaks like Lhotse and Nuptse, will leave an indelible mark on your memory.

To ensure a safe and fulfilling experience, it is recommended to trek with an experienced guide and join a reputable trekking agency. They will provide well-planned itineraries, comfortable accommodations in teahouses along the trail, and valuable insights into the local culture and environment.


Embarking on the Gokyo Valley to Everest Base Camp trek will be an adventure of a lifetime, offering a blend of natural beauty, cultural immersion, and personal achievement. Book your trek today and embark on a journey that will etch the Himalayan wonders into your heart forever.


Day 1:
Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,860m/9,383ft) and trek to Phakding (2,610m/8,562ft).
Day 2:
Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,286ft).
Day 3:
Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar.
Day 4:
Trek from Namche Bazaar to Dole (4,040m/13,251ft).
Day 5:
Trek from Dole to Machhermo (4,470m/14,663ft).
Day 6:
Trek from Machhermo to Gokyo (4,800m/15,748ft) via the beautiful Gokyo Valley.
Day 7:
Rest day in Gokyo, hike to Gokyo Ri (5,357m/17,575ft) for breathtaking views.
Day 8:
Trek from Gokyo to Thagnak (4,700m/15,420ft) via the Ngozumpa Glacier.
Day 9:
Cross Cho La Pass (5,420m/17,782ft) and reach Dzongla (4,830m/15,850ft).
Day 10:
Trek from Dzongla to Lobuche (4,910m/16,108ft).
Day 11:
Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5,364m/17,598ft) and return to Gorak Shep (5,160m/16,929ft).
Day 12:
Hike up to Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192ft) for sunrise views, then descend to Pheriche (4,240m/13,910ft).
Day 13:
Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar.
Day 14:
Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla.
Day 15:
Fly from Lukla back to Kathmandu.
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What is the Gokyo Valley trek?

The Gokyo Valley trek is a famous trekking route in the Everest region of Nepal. It takes you through the stunning Gokyo Valley, known for its turquoise lakes, glacial landscapes, and breathtaking views of Himalayan peaks.

How long does the Gokyo Valley trek take to complete?

The Gokyo Valley trek typically takes around 12-14 days to complete. This duration includes acclimatization days to adjust to the high altitude and explore the Gokyo Valley and its surrounding attractions.

What are the highlights of the Gokyo Valley trek?

The highlights of the Gokyo Valley trek include the picturesque Gokyo Valley itself, with its serene turquoise lakes, the challenging Cho La Pass, which offers panoramic views of the Everest region, and the breathtaking views of Everest, Cho Oyu, and other majestic peaks from Gokyo Ri.

Is prior trekking experience required for the Gokyo Valley trek?

While prior trekking experience is not mandatory, it is advisable to have a good level of physical fitness and some hiking experience. The trek involves walking on rugged terrains and ascending to high altitudes, so being in good health and having a basic level of fitness will enhance your overall trekking experience.

When is the best time to undertake the Gokyo Valley trek?

The best time to embark on the Gokyo Valley trek is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These months offer stable weather conditions, clear skies, and moderate temperatures, providing optimal trekking conditions and excellent views of the mountains.

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Gokyo valley to EBC Trek