Trekking in Nepal - Gokyo Trek

Trekking in Nepal - Gokyo Trek

With its alluring side glens, turquoise lakes, the country’s  biggest glacier and an arc of snow mountains, the Gokyo valley is the most attractive region in the Khumbu. The Gokyo Ri Trek is an exceptional trek to the Gokyo valleythrough forests filled, numerous suspension bridges, scenic ridges with shrines on top, charming little hamlets, the alpine valleys and glacial moraines. The views of the five Emerald Lakes together in the shadow of the majestic mountain peaks in the Gokyo
Valley are the main highlight of the Trek. 

The trek offers the fabulous view of the wonderful ice ridge between Cho Oyu and Gyachung located in Khumbu region. This is an ultimate trek for seeking exclusive adventure and scenic grandeur.

Highlights
  • 12 days, +36,000 trekkers/year.
  • The cozy and beautiful village of Gokyo. If possible, spend an extra day there!
  • The 5 emerald green lakes of the Gokyo region.
  • Gokyo Ri – a peak and vantage point providing the best panoramic view of the Himalayas! (compared with all other treks in Nepal)
Trek Information

Trekking Difficulty: Level 3 – Medium difficulty
Remoteness: Remote
Pricing: Medium (#USD spent/day)
Best Season: March-May and October-November
Accommodation type: Guesthouses & Lodges
Restricted Permits: No
Max elevation: 5,357m, Gokyo Ri
Accessible during Winter (Dec-Jan):Yes.