Explore the Stunning Gokyo Lakes

April 5-18, 2020

Optional Everest Extension Available

Trekking around Gokyo valley is considered a traditional trek that offers magnificent views of the mountain peaks and the Ngozumpa Glacier- the largest in Nepal’s Himalayas. The sparkling, pristine blue and green waters of the Gokyo Lakes are one of Nepal's most memorable sights.

Along the trek, we will pass Buddhist monasteries with the views of Everest and other snow towering mountains getting closer by the day. We will have rest days in the villages of Namche bazaar that will allow us to explore the region and acclimatize, which is very important. After trekking to Gokyo Ri (5,483 m), we return at a leisurely pace back to Namche and Lukla for our flight back to Kathmandu.


Pricing Information

US  $2850 - $3650 per person twin sharing  

US  $250.00 (Single Supplement)

** Discount available for returning clients.

Amazing view from Gokyo, RI

Highlights of the Gokyo Lakes Trek

  • PRISTINE BEAUTY OF THE GOKYO VALLEY The sparkling, pristine blue and green waters of the Gokyo Lakes are one of Nepal’s most memorable sights.

  • STAY OFF THE BEATEN PATH  The Gokyo Lakes route is still fairly quiet, which means you can often walk a couple of hours without seeing other people.

  • INCREDIBLE VIEWS OF MT EVEREST  This climb offers some of the most incredible views of Mt Everest and Cho Oyu you will find. 

  • TREK ALONG THE LARGEST GLACIER Imagine yourself standing at the shores of a chain of six turquoise, glacial-fed lakes, trekking along the Ngozumpa Glacier, the largest glacier in the Himalayas.

  • SMALL GROUPS  When you choose to trek with Driftwood Adventure you will find yourself in a smaller more intimate group setting. We keep our groups smaller size to accommodate hikers of different levels and make sure everyone is comfortable and taken care of. This allows us to focus on each individual, making it a trip of a lifetime.

  • CULTURAL IMMERSION  Experience Sherpa culture, cook traditional Nepali food, stay at traditional Tea Houses.

  • SERVICE PROJECTS  We volunteer at local schools and other projects.

  • PHOTOGRAPHY  Individualized photography workshops (optional) to improve your photography skills and bring home amazing images.

  • YOGA IN THE MOUNTAINS  Stay conditioned, increase your stamina and experience the magic of yoga in the mountains with certified yoga instructors.

  • KATHMANDU CITY TOUR  Enjoy the guided city tour.

One word...Amazing!

"Being in around the Gokyo lakes and hike up to Gokyo Ri is one of the best experience of my life."

— L.M

Turquoise Lakes and a great view of Mount Everest

"The fascinating views of the world highest mountains and the lake far below is awesome..."

— Yen

Breath taken away

"The views were absolutely stunning. well worth the effort needed to get there. The noise of the glacier cracking and grinding was almost unimaginable."

— J.Y.



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