Everest Gokyo Lake Trek is a very special trek that not only offers some of the best mountain panoramas but also leads you to the shores of six stunning turquoise glacial lakes called Gokyo Lakes (stretched from 4,700 m to 5,000 m) collectively. From Tengboche village, the trail joins the Gokyo Lakes route and offers a different trekking experience than the classic Everest Base Camp Trek. Our Gokyo Lake Trek 14 Days Itinerary leaves the crowd of the Khumbu region and rather explores the serene trails to Gokyo valley.
Have you ever wondered what a lake at 5,000 meters looks like? Well, our Gokyo Lake Trek 14 days itinerary allows trekkers to explore the holy Gokyo Lakes and its underrated beauty.
This popular trekking in Everest region is also known as Everest Gokyo Ri Trek, so do not get confused. Gokyo Ri is the highest point of Gokyo Lake Trek situated at 5,357 m. Everest Gokyo Lake Trek 14 Days Itinerary is a moderate trek with decent ascents & descents. This trek is recommended to both new and experienced trekkers in the Everest region.
The Gokyo Lake Trek route gradually ascends through beautiful Sherpa village, lush forests of rhododendron, and yak pastures. Icy rivers, thrilling suspension bridges, colorful prayer flags, and glacier debris are other parts of the Gokyo Lake Trekking. The trekking route is very impressive and will leave you spellbound.
Views during the Gokyo Lake Trek
One of the major attractions of Gokyo Lake Trekking is the stunning Gokyo Lakes surrounded by gleaming white snow-covered mountains. Likewise, the trail offers breathtaking views of Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,188 m), Mt. Makalu (8,463 m), Island Peak (6,160 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), and numerous others.
The landscapes are sensational and the six freshwater lakes make it even more tempting. You also get to see the phenomenal views of the Ngozumpa glacier and ice ridges. Not any other trek in the Khumbu region offers views like Gokyo Lake Trek.
Gokyo Lake Trek Nepal is more than natural beauty. You get rewarded with the cultural richness of the region. The friendly locals and their heartwarming welcome enrich the journey. And there are stupas and chortens everywhere along the way.
How hard is Gokyo Trek?
The Gokyo Lake Trek route is rugged and steep. The trail passes through a series of ups & downs through lush forests and along cliffsides. The trekkers have to be able to walk 6 to 7 hours a day and leave modern comforts behind while trekking.
Gokyo Lake Trekking does not demand a very fit body but the stamina and walking capability of the participants is a must. Likewise, you must be able to adjust to the available limited services.
Gokyo Lake Trek is a good way to test your endurance and challenge yourself. You can now join our Gokyo Lake Trek 2023 & 2024 anytime.
What do we offer?
We are a local trekking company with a great history of organizing treks and expeditions in the Himalayas. Our company members are professionals and experts in what they do. In combination, we offer decades of trekking experience, which assure safety, service quality, and a rewarding journey.
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