Gokyo Lakes Trek

The Gokyo Lakes trek is a well-known route in the Everest region. An alternate trek to the Everest Base Camp is the Gokyo Lake trek which provides stunning views of four of the highest mountains in the world. They are– Mount Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8,516m), Makalu (8,481m), and Cho Oyu (8153m). Experience the scenic natural beauty of Gokyo Lake draped in an exceedingly Himalayan backdrop. The key part of this trek is a challenging ascent to Gokyo Ri (5,357m).

Gokyo Lakes trek rewards trekkers with panoramic views of the many peaks as well as Ngozumpa Glacier. Ngozumpa is the largest glacier of Nepal. On this trek route, you’ll reach high altitudes very quickly.

That’s why it’s required to have acclimatization days before reaching Gokyo lakes.

Compared to related EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK, Gokyo Lakes is less crowded. Trekkers who wish to see fewer trekkers on Everest Trekking, Gokyo is the best.

Trekking through the scenic villages on Everest, you can enjoy the interesting culture and traditions in Everest. Walking through the lowlands to high alpine lands, lush jungles and snow-covered landscapes make a worthwhile journey. During the trial, you’ll also get the opportunity to see diverse plants and wildlife species at Sagarmatha National Park.

What we can see during Gokyo Lakes Hike?

During this Gokyo Trek, you’ll trek to the five amazing lakes which are located at the highest altitudes. So you’ll have amazing views of Gokyo. Furthermore, the following are some of the highlights.

  • Stunning views of some of the highest peaks in the world such as Mount Everest, Mount Kanchenjunga, Mount Dhaulagiri, Lhotse, Makalu, etc.
  • Sunrise and Sunset view from the Gokyo Ri.
  • Unique Sherpa traditions and culture in the Everest region.
  • The 5 Gokyo lakes
  • Kathmandu – Lukla- Kathmandu scenic flight.

How much it cost for Gokyo Lakes Trek?

The Gokyo Lakes (Ri) trek is cost USD 1,198 per person. The price based on per person, deluxe plan, and high season rate. If you have a group or you want to trek in the off-season, you’ll get a special offer from Base Camp Hike. On this package, we’re providing a 3-stars category hotel, however, if you want to do a budget trip we can provide you that’s also.

Cost Includes:

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Lunch and Dinner during the stay in Kathmandu city.
  • All types of Personal nature Expenses.
  • Tips for the crew (Note: TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected).
  • Any other things which are not mentioned above.


Can we customize the Gokyo Lakes itinerary?

Sure. We can make your Gokyo Lakes itinerary according to your preferences.

Do you have Local Guides?

Yes, We have a local guide who already been Gokyo Hike several times.

Package Name: Gokyo Lake Trek

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