Gokyo LakeTrek is anadventurous journeyin the Khumbu region. It leads you into Gokyo Valley, one of the highest settlements in the Nepal. It provides the massive snowy peaks of the Everest region, including some of the world's renowned 8000 meter peaks and the glacial Gokyo Lake. The hike to Gokyo Ri, or Gokyo Peak,is the most exciting part of the trek, where you will enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime Himalayan sceneries and the glaciers.
The trek to Gokyo Lake is a great walk on the rugged trail that allows you to explore the Everest alpine sceneries. You will cross the Cho La Pass (5330m) and join the trail of the Everest Base Camp Trek. The Gokyo Lake trek begins from Lukla, which is considered the gateway to Everest region trekking. It goes through Phakding, Namche Bazaar and continues to the Gokyo Valley or the Gokyo Lake. The emerald green lakes along the route to Ngozumpa Glacier are truly unique. Buddhist monasteries, Chhortens and Sherpa culture and traditions are visiblealong the trek. Throughout, youwillbe able to see the Tibetan Buddhist lifestyle of the local people. The hike up to the Gokyo Ri (5360m) offers stunning panorama of the Everest Himalayan range and a breathtaking sunrise view. Mt, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu and the surrounding peaks can be explored. Finally, the trail descends all the way down to Lukla and youwill take a plane back to Kathmandu.
The flora and fauna in the Sagarmatha National Park provide a memorable path to Gokyo Valley. As is the case more most treks in the area, Spring and Autumn are the best seasons for the Everest Gokyo Lake Trekking package. The trek requires good fitness and acclimatization to avoid acute mountain sickness. Ascent Holidays arranges the trek with complete management, including Sagarmatha National Park entry permit and TIMS. Please, feel free to contact us for the detailed information.
Ascent Holidays is not responsible for any problems due to weather, damages of property, etc. However, we will manage and support you to the best of our abilities with any problem that may arise.