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Gokyo Ri Yoga Trekking

Trip code
Package name Gokyo Ri Yoga Trekking
Duration 14
Max. elevation 5384 m
Level MODERATE
Transportation <ul><li> All pick-up and drop services by a private vehicle.</li><li>Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu (with private vehicle&nbsp; and English speaking Tour guide).</li><li>Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu domestic flight with Airport taxes.</li></ul>
Accomodation
  • Three nights accommodation in 2-3 star category Hotel in Kathmandu(B&B)  with twin/double sharing deluxe accommodation.
  • Accommodation in tea house during the trek.
Starts at Kathmandu
Ends at Kathmandu
Trip route Lukla, phadsing, Namche, Dole, Macharmo, Gokyo, Gokyo-Ri, Dole, Namche and Lukla.
Cost USD 0 per person

Highlights

Overview

Gokyo valley Yoga Trek is the radiant adventure that provides you with the best opportunity to have an experience to trek by practising Yoga, Pranayam and meditation in the Gokyo valley region, which is surrounded by natural beauties and greenery scenes and varieties of an ethenic group of people with their unique cultures and traditions. Yoga and meditation help you to remove the pain regarding trekking. We will like to request you to join our Nepal Holiday Treks and Tours to perceive the most charming and impressive views of the Himalayas, ever-flowing Himalayan rivers, lakes, majestic glaciers, beautiful green valleys and lovely waterfall etc. Gokyo Valley Yoga Trekking fascinates splendid captivating views of snow-capped mountains, the greenery forests, cool and ever-flowing glaciers and waterfalls, crossing amazing bridges, and the most popular Sherpa villages of popular Everest trekking trail.

Gokyo Valley is situated in Khumbu region of Nepal. Gokyo Valley yoga trekking is one of the best yoga trekking of Nepal as we can observe many mountains in the height of and 8000 meters. It also allows you to enjoy the marvellous sight of Everest ( 8848 m), Cho Oyu (8021 m) Lhotse (8511 m), Makalu (8463 m) and also Gokyo Ri peak at the altitude of 5340 m above the sea level. Besides, the high altitude six turquoise lakes, breath-taking Ngozumba glacier, some beautiful Himalayans birds and animals such as Musk Deer, Himalayan Thar, Himalayan Monal and Ruddy She dock etc. The flora and fauna are the things to be noticed and inspires your journey throughout the Gokyo Valley Yoga Trekking. Even the place is mostly barren and covered with snow, the flora and fauna still are the important things to notice and they inspire your journey throughout the Gokyo Valley Yoga Trekking.

Gokyo Valley Yoga Trek is the preeminent adventure in the Gokyo Valley region, which compounds, raw natural beauty, scenic diversity and varieties of ethnic groups with their unique cultures and traditions. Join Nepal Holiday Treks and Tours to perceive the most stunning views of the Himalayas, beautiful valley and deep gorges, majestic glaciers and glacial rivers.

Despite being in the same region of Khumbu valley, Gokyo Valley Yoga Trekking and Everest Base Camp are very apart from each other in many reasons.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Kathmandu Arrival and Transfer to Hotel .

On your arrival to Kathmandu from Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), the representative from Nepal Holiday Treks and Tours welcome you and then you shall be transferred to the categorized Hotel in Kathmandu to which you are comfortable with. Later in the afternoon, you shall have 2 hours yoga session, yogic breathing, and meditation.

Day 2 : Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu

Starting the day with 2 hours of yoga and meditation session for relaxation to get ready for the day. On this day we visit four different UNESCO World Heritage places in Kathmandu which are as follows:

After returning from the visit, in the evening time, there will be 2 hours of a yoga session for relaxation in the hotel.

Day 3 : Fly to Lukla (2800m) to Phakding (2610m)

Our trip starts from the domestic terminal of TIA taking the early morning flight to Lukla. While we are in the air flying, we shall be entertained with lots of panoramic view of the dazzling White Mountains and beautiful scenic villages beneath us. In no time we shall find ourselves at Tenzing-Hillary Airport, Lukla which is one of the most beautiful and thrilling air routes in the world culminating in a land on a hillside surrounded by high mountains.  And then we start following the trail towards Phakding making through along the beautiful Sherpa valleys.

We shall relax at the teahouse in the destination and later end of the day with your first 2hours yoga and meditation session in the trekking destination. We shall stay overnight at the tea house in Phakding.

Day 4 : Trek to Namche (3440m)

Our trek will begin with a quick 1-hour yoga and meditation session for the relaxed beginning of the day. Then, on our way to Namche following Dudh Koshi River, we shall be enjoying the beautiful view of the glistening Mt. Thamserku (6608m) on our right, also experience the serenity of pine, fir and juniper forests throughout our journey. If lucky we may even catch a glimpse of Mt. Everest peeking over the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge when the days are open and clear. After making through several suspension bridges we have a straight upward climbing trail which embraces us to Namche Bazar. To end the day, you will have another 2 hours of yoga and meditation session. Our overnight stay will be at Namche in the tea house.

Day 5 : Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazaar

Before moving to a higher altitude, a proper rest day is provided on this day and in the early morning, we shall have 2 hours yoga and meditation session for the better day. We will spend a day in Namche Bazar in order to alleviate our tired and lethargic muscle. We will make a short distance to the way of the museum which is celebrated for the exhibition of the traditional culture of Sherpa people. After that, we will hike up to the Syangboche Airport which lies closer to the Everest View Hotel where we can observe the views of the Himalayas with an astonishing sunrise and sunset over the panorama of Khumbu peaks. Namche is a colourful village which includes interesting and exhilarating shops and vendors, fabulous food, and stunning views of mountains. For the better start off tomorrow morning, better and sound sleep is needed. So, in the evening time, there will be 2hours yoga and meditation session again for proper relaxation.

Day 6 : Trek to Phortse (3680m)

With 1hour yoga and meditation session in the morning, we will start the day further up on the trail. As we climb steeply out of valley passing through the rhododendron forest, we will see juniper and large conifers according to the altitude being increased which makes the trekking very much pristine in the spring. We will observe Khumbu La and Teacher throughout the day. After a busy day of exploring Khumbu La and Teacher, we shall end the day with our regular session of 1hour yoga and meditation session. Overnight will be staying in Phortse.

Day 7 : Trek to Machherma (4470m) via Dole (4200m)

After 1hour of quick yoga and meditation session, the journey begins again and we will be climbing steadily along the side of the valley. As we climb up to more altitude, we will find the small and thorny bushes give way to scrub juniper. The trail takes us through many summer settlements, which are used when yaks are taken to these pastures to graze in the summer months. Ahead of us are excellent views of Cho Oyu, while behind us down the valley are the peaks of Kantega and Thamserku.

With our regular 1-hour yoga and meditation session we shall end our day for today. An early sleep is requested as the journey begins little bit complicated with more height.

Day 8 : Trek to Gokyo (4790m)

Beginning the day with regular 1hour of yoga and meditation, today we shall take us to a very scenic path to Pangka and then to the River that flows down the west side of the Ngozumpa Glacier. We then climb a steep rocky inclined into the valley by the side of the glacier, passing the first of the holy lakes. And we soon follow the second and third one after another. The final lake is known as DudhPokhari and on its eastern shore is the settlement of Gokyo.

Regular 1hour of yoga and meditation will be the end of the day and we will be staying there for today.

Day 9 : Exploration around Gokyo

For the today’s 2 hours yoga and meditation session, we choose Gokyo Ri on the top. Gokyo is situated by the side of famous glacier Ngozumpa. Besides taking rest we may take a hike to Gokyo Ri (5583m) if you don’t want to miss the best’s view of the whole Gokyo valley, the massive Ngozumpa Glacier and an incredible panoramic view of the whole Khumbu Himalayas, including the giants Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu and Gychung Kang. Or we can take a short walk around Gokyo valley and circle around the glacier.

Day 10 : Trek Back to Dole (4200m)

Regular 1 hour of yoga and meditation in the morning will make the day and we shall follow back to the descending trail to Dole again. There will be rest for a few hours and Reiki yoga and meditation to end the day in the evening.

Day 11 : Trek to Namche.

Early 1-hour yoga and meditation in Dole and we start descending steeply to PhortseTenga passing through rhododendron forests then the path immediately ascends steeply to MonglaDanda (4000m) and to Kyanjoma (3500m). Finally, to Namche following small ups and down the trail.

Day 12 : Trek back to Lukla

On our final day regular 1hour of yoga and meditation starts the day, we trek down toward the Hillary Suspension Bridge and then pass through several local villages. Our arrival in Lukla brings an evening in a proper hotel. And make some joyful moments thanking and congratulating each other on our success of the trek and to our teamwork.

Day 13 : Fly Back to Kathmandu

We take a flight back to Kathmandu early in the morning and rest day or souvenir shopping day. Meanwhile, in the evening time, there will be last 2 hours of yoga and meditation session for relaxation to get sound sleep.

Day 14 : Final Day at kathmandu and Departure at airport.

On this day, you shall be transferred to the International Airport at least 3 hours before your flight for an onward destination by a representative of Nepal Holiday Treks and Tours.

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