Gokyo Valley Trek is one of the most exciting treks on the periphery of Everest region. Gokyo, one of the most attractive lake in Khumbu region lies at the iconic Sagarmatha National Park and covers the area of 196.2 hectares (485 acres). It falls at an altitude of 4,700-5,000m (15,400-16,400 ft.) above sea level.
The lake is very much famous because of its natural beauty and the crystal clear blue waters and recognized as the third lake out of 6 lakes in its surroundings. The Trek features highest mountain peaks, sloppy and steep hills along with lustrous rhododendron and pine forests. The region is very rich in a number of ice cold glaciers. The pristine beauty of Mount Everest from Gokyo Ri will be the proudest moment in your entire life. Moreover, the trek has referred itself as Circular trek route returning back from Everest Base camp so that the trekkers shouldn’t have to use the same trail to come down. Also, it has added an extra bite to the Trekking.
The place is not only known for the natural beauty but also provide the chances to mingle with culturally broad society. From the beginning, socializing you with the culture of Kathmandu valley and then the spurs of lifestyle activities in Lukla and Namche Bazaar will provide you the clear understanding of Nepalese Culture and its circumferences. The ethnic and cultural touches in your trek will make you feel like the homely atmosphere and friendly environments.
This trek is an option of Everest Base Camp Trek and is a bit easier to accomplish. The Supreme Himalayan valley trek will pass from the grazing field of Yak, Temporary settlements and emphasize the beautiful view of surrounding peaks like Mt. Everest, Makalu, and Cho Oyu.
The trek duration will be from 14-16 days depending on the flexibility of customers. However, 15 days’ time frame is ideal for separating for the ease of yourself.