Gokyo trek leads you to the most amazing Gokyo valley. This valley is a must see place for anyone who love the adventure along with exploration of the nature. This valley is home to world’s highest freshwater lake system. Gokyo village is a small village in Solukhumbu district that lies at an elevation of 4750 meters making it one of the highest settlements in Nepal and in the world.
Gokyo valley trek is ranked as moderate in difficulty. Therefore, anyone with fairly good health can attempt this trek. Gokyo valley trek is an alternative to the traditional Everest Base Camp Trek. During this trek, the trekkers get an opportunity to witness an amazing village life, impressive icy rivers and glaciers and also the stunning views of snow-capped mountains. Also Gokyo valley falls within the area of Sagarmatha National Park.
Gokyo Trek is one of the travel adventures trekking in Khumbu Himalayan of Nepal which is also known to be the home of the highest hill of the world Gokyo Ri and Several Himalayan and Lakes known as Gokyo Lakes. This trek can be great for someone who wants to avoid the crowd found on the main classic route to Everest Base Camp. The main highlight of this trek is the ascent of Gokyo Ri, just behind the village, which provides the incredible views of Cho Oyu and Everest.
Trekking in Gokyo Valley also provides you an opportunity to observe magnificent views of mountain peaks and Ngozumpa glacier, which is the highest in Nepal’s Himalayan. The valley normally remains closed in winter due to extreme cold and snow fall. But in early autumn and late spring the flowers on the portion of the trek, makes it more beautiful.
Overall, the trek is the best choice for the adventure as well as nature lovers.