About Gokyo Lakes Trek
Often known as Gokyo Valley Trek and Gokyo Lake Trek, it is shorter than regular Lukla to Everest Base Camp trekking. It is one of the most adventurous and exploratory trek with series of high alpine lakes. Also, the elevation at Gokyo RI is the highest measuring 5364 m from the sea level. Gokyo Valley Trekking offers you an extraordinary and once in a lifetime experience to witness the beauty of the world’s tallest and prettiest mountains, exquisite glaciers, including Ngozumpa glacier, the largest glacier in the Himalayas and second in the world. This journey takes you through the magnificent valleys of Dudh Koshi, rich in a typical biodiversity, century’s old Buddhist monasteries, traditional Sherpa villages and finally brings you to the footsteps of the renowned Namche Bazaar, the epitome of Sherpa civilization and a gateway to classic Everest route. Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo Ri trek is for those who like to walk in the Everest region without the physical stress of reaching the base camp of Everest or crossing high passes in the vicinity.