Gokyo Lake is a freshwater lake located at an elevation of 4.750m. Based in the Gokyo Valley, alongside Gokyo Village and on the foothills of Gokyo Ri, we realize that Gokyo refers to the entirety of the region, which is also considered to be one of the most beautiful places in Nepal. Gokyo village offers you incredible views of Gokyo Ri. The shimmering waters of Gokyo Lake painted in hues of turquoise against the backdrop of clear blue skies, barren hills and snowy peaks are one that is certain to take your breath away. You will also be able to climb Gokyo Ri whose peak lies on an elevation of 5480m and gives way to the incredible view of Everest and its surrounding mountains.
Gokyo Lake Trek will start at the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu, where after a brief sightseeing, you will move on to the town of Lukla. You will trek to the Dudh Koshi River Valley and beyond Phakding to Namche Bazaar. Namche is a famous village inhabited by the Sherpa community and gives you incredible glimpses of mountains such as Kongde Ri and Thamserku. You will also visit the village of Khumjung which houses a monastery that claims to possess a Yeti’s scalp. From the village of Machermo, you will view some of the most incredible views of mountains such as Cho-Oyu and Machermo.
Hiking Adventure has brought you the Gokyo Lake Trek with a well-planned itinerary with an eye for detail, so that not only will you be able to visit Gokyo Lake but you will also be able to explore Gokyo Valley and ascend the peak of Gokyo Ri, thus giving you a complete experience of the region. For your safety and in order to enrich your trek with information, a knowledgeable guide with excellent communication skills will travel with you throughout your journey. Hiking Adventure hopes to give you a beautiful experience in the Gokyo Valley of Nepal which will leave you with a lifetime of memories and want to explore more of the quaint country of Nepal.