Gokyo lake trekking is best alternative trek to Everest Base Camp as it offers abundant sceneries and thrilling experience not less than the traditional Everest Base Camp trek. Astounding sight of 8000m plus mountains, Nepal’s largest glacier Ngozumpa, icebergs, and, crossing high passes make your journey rewarding. Finally, just above the moraine you see the crystal clear lakes.. Gokyo Lake trekking provides panoramic views of Cho Oyu, Gyanchung Kang, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cholaste and Tawachee.
Gokyo Lake trekking begins from Lukla, which embracing the charming sight of Dudh Koshi River enriched with green vegetation in its shore. Walking through Sagarmatha National Park that dwells the tall and slight pine trees and blossoming rhododendron of wide ranges colors supplements breathtaking views to your eyes. In all things of trekking, assimilation with local people provides deepen knowledge of way of life of local people and observe the sociocultural aspect of Himalaya people.
If you aspire to enjoy the beauty of Himalaya in peaceful heavenly vicinity, the Gokyo Lake trekking is an excellent opportunity. Situated in western part of Khumbu region inside of Sagarmatha National Park at an elevation of 4700-5000 meters from sea level, Gokyo valley displays an eye catching landscape of wide-ranging green pasturing meadows, crystal clear lakes with fresh water in high altitudes, and rustic life of indigenous but legendary Sherpa People who are expert in mountaineering and trekking guide. Waking in Everest Base Camp trial for two- three days gives us immense delights to encounter with fellow trekkers who are heading to EBC and Kala Patthar Trekking then we follow another picturesque route from Namche Bazaar to Phorste Tanga.
Along with awestruck natural beauty Gokyo Lake Trekking is demanding as we have to walk in steep moraine, cross the high passes like Gokyo ri and passing through narrow ravines, but when we accomplish it, we add an adventurous chapter in our book of life. Splendid landscape of Gokyo Valley which is surrounded by sacred Mt. Kyojo ri and exhibits its unique stone walled houses and come across Yaks and Sheep grazing in boundless green meadows tempts us. The ponds and lakes like Dudh Pokahari, Gokyo and associated six lakes namely Gokyo Cho, Thonak Cho, Gyazumpa Cho, Tnajung Cho, Ngojumba Cho and Longpanga Cco, with pristine, crystal clear water are the most exciting destination to visit.
“Have Wonderfull Gokyo Lake Trekking”
- Duration:16 Days
- Region:Gokyo lake trek
- Trip:Everest Region Trek
- Activity:Gokyo lake trek, Everest trekking, Everest region trek
- Max.Altitude:4,700–5,000 m (15,400–16,400 ft) ft.