Gokyo Lakes Trek is a breathtaking journey to stunning Gokyo Lakes. This trek is also known as the Gokyo Ri Trek. Following our professionally designed Gokyo Lake Trek itinerary, you will reach the highest freshwater lake system in the world. Gokyo Lakes comes under the Ramsar Site and boasts the most stunning scenic view. Gokyo Trek is the best alternative to the usual Everest Base Camp Trek. The trail will take you to the oldest village of the Khumbu region, Khumjung village where you will get a chance to experience the lifestyle of the Sherpa.
Passing through lush forests of rhododendrons and pines, small villages, and ancient Gompas, you will reach the Gokyo Valley where you will be spending a couple of nights. There are altogether 5 lakes and among them, the third lake known as Gokyo Lake, is the most beautiful one. The impressive turquoise color of the lake attracts many travelers every year. Gokyo Lake Trekking will present you magnificent Himalayan landscape and views of snow-capped mountains like Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201 m), Mt. Makalu (8,481 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623 m), Mt. Kangtega (6,782 m), extra.
During your two days in Gokyo village, you will go on a short excursion to Gokyo Ri from where you will get to see amazing views of the Himalayas. Gokyo Ri Trek is a moderate journey which means no prior trekking experience is needed to go on this trek. However, you have to be in good health and shape as the trail includes approximately 5 to 6 hours of walking each day. Makes sure to carry a good Gokyo Lakes Trek Map with you which will help you on the trail.
Gokyo Trek will also allow you to reflect on your inner self as well as your life goals. The peaceful environment and pristine air in the middle of nowhere will allow you to create the most memorable memories of your life. With Nepal Mother House, you will not only get a comprehensive package, but we organize tailor-made Gokyo Lake Trek to fulfill your requirements. Feel free to contact us for Gokyo Trek costs or any other queries. We will get back to you as soon as we can from Lukla Airport.
If you are looking for a shorter trek in the Gokyo Valley, then it can completed in 10 Days with good physical fitness. Here is the Trip Itinerary:
Gokyo Valley Trek Suggested Itinerary -10 Days
Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,800m) -30 minutes, trek to Phakding (2,640m) -3 to 4 hours
Day 02: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,430m) -5 to 6 hours
Day 03: Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar and visit Khumjung Village (3,790m), Everest View Hotel (3,880m)
Day 04: Namche Bazaar to Dole (4,200m) -5 to 6 hours
Day 05: Dole to Machhermo (4,410m) -4 to 5 hours
Day 06: Machhermo to Gokyo (4,790m) -5 to 6 hours
Day 07: Explore the day at Gokyo Ri /Peak (5,360m) for -2 to 3 hours
Day 08: Gokyo to Namche Bazaar (3,430m) -8 to 9 hours
Day 09: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,800m) - 6 to 7 hours
Day 10: Fly back to Kathmandu -30 minutes, then, your own destination.
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