Staying in the lap of Giant Mount Everest, the beautiful Gokyo Lake is the most celebrated trekking destination for one. The beautiful Gokyo lakes are considered to be the world's highest freshwater lake system. Despite being so thrilling the trek is oh-so rewarding with the most spectacular treks in the Everest region.
Gokyo is a tiny village in the Himalayas region of Nepal. It is located 4750 meters above sea level. Its residence is considered one of the highest settlements in Nepal and even in the world.
It can be a wonderful option to go to Gokyo Trek for spending your worthy holidays in the Everest Zone. The trail offers splendid views of Everest giants and glaciated Gokyo Lakes as well as the valley.
The Gokyo Ri trek is another best offering of the Gokyo Valley Trek. Passing through the alley of the crafted house of the Gokyo valley, the trek will take you to Gokyo Peak, from where you can witness the breathtaking views of four 8,000m peaks: Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and Lhotse. This Peak is situated at an elevation of 5357 meters.
Everest Gokyo Lakes Trek starts from the Hillary Airport of Lukla after a short flight from Kathmandu. It is the main gateway to the Everest region trekking. In the beginning, Gokyo Lake Trek Itinerary joins the Everest Base Camp Trek route as well as the Cho La Pass Trekking, It is a long day trekking trail. It presents the stunning mountain views. However, it separates from Namche Bazaar.
Namche is a beautiful place with lots of facilities like city areas. Sherpas are the major residents of this Bazaar. Consequently, Namche Bazaar is best for spending the acclimatization day. Besides, you get the chance to explore it very closely like Sherpa cultures, their lifestyles, and the Buddhist monasteries too.
The Gokyo Ri Trek continues through the forests of rhododendron, juniper, and other floras. You cross and pass the suspension bridges and many other Sherpa Highlands in a very curious way. In almost all Everest Gokyo Lake Trek routes, you are welcomed by the stunning mountain ranges.
Your second last destination is Gokyo Valley. It is a very cute place. The Gokyo Valley Trek reaches thereby crossing its very beautiful lakes in chronological order. These lakes are sacred places for Hindus and Buddhists. Phonak Lake is the largest lake. It is a very outstanding day.
From the Valley, you go for a hike to the Gokyo Ri. It is the final destination of the Gokyo Ri Treks and expedition. The views of the peaks are wonderstruck. Then you descend through the second Gokyo Lake and come back to Lukla to leave for Kathmandu.
Gokyo Trek accommodation is based on Tea-houses. It is just like the small lodges. Clean toilets are available on a sharing basis. The trekkers need to pay some amount for a hot water bath, but the cold water is free. Similarly, to charge your mobile, you have to pay the charging fees as well. These things happen only in the settlement of higher altitudes.
However, in the lower elevation, the trekkers can stay at star-level hotels according to their financial capacity. But the Tea-houses are also full of basic facilities. You do not need to pay extra for hot water and mobile charging there.
September to November and March to May are the Gokyo lake trek Best Seasons. During these times, the sky is clear and the views are superb. The weather is also fine as rain does not happen during these seasons.
Gokyo Valley Trek is an exertion trekking trail. This trek has been operated by Rising Adventure for a long time. For more details, you can contact us at any time.