Gokyo Lake Trek of Khumbu region is the best substitute of Everest Base Camp Trek. This trekking route offers you an opportunity to witness the highest Himalayas Ranges above 8000m. Mt.Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu are few of them with the largest Glacier of Nepal i.e. Ngozumpa Glacier.
Gokyo Lake is located at an altitude of 4700 meters to 5000 meters in the Gokyo Valley. Actually, Gokyo Lake is made up of 6 bodies of water and falls under the world’s highest Freshwater lake system. So this lake is often called as Ramsar (wetland of International importance). Local peoples have a great influence of this lake as a sacred place in their religious perspective.
The Route of this Trek is quite less but stills this Route promises to make you speechless throughout your Journey. Trekkers can insight local village life, Sherpa culture, along with glorious Himalayas Trails as well as the lake of Gokyo. If you are a nature lover than Gokyo lakes fall within Sagarmatha National Park where you can sight protected Floras and Faunas.
Trekkers must walk about 5 hours a day for the steep climb over Gokyo Ri (5357m). That is the highest point which provides the best experience overall Gokyo Mountains including Everest. Gokyo Lake trek is for those travelers who want to trek Everest Base Camp (EBC) but with a variety of natural beauties. In this trek, you can gaze Gokyo village as well as Namche Bazar.
Our trekking will begin from Kathmandu to Lukla Airport by flight. After that, we will foot a trip to the Dudhkoshi River. Then, we will walk towards Namche Bazar in between we will experience typical rural mountain village and their culture. You will get fascinated by the local environment below the boundary of snow-capped mountains. You can try local dishes too along with some local bevy. People grow Potato and Ground Apple for consumption as well as for commercial purposes.
Travelers who love to advance must have Nepal on your bucket list. Nepal provides you with the best memories for a lifetime with adventure and it’s Nepalese Culture. One of the best parts of Gokyo Lake Trekking is you will get to explore the nearby School in Khumjung village built with the help of Sir. Edmund Hillary.
Gokyo Lake 14-days Trek Guide Team is also available for making your Trekking remarkable. Mountain Miracles Trek offers the best Opportunity for its Traveller so they can capture the best moments of their life. We assure you that we will make your home away Travel like a home. If you are planning your vacation to spend on Gokyo Trek than grab this opportunity we will directly assist you from Kathmandu Airport.
Don’t miss this chance to spend quality travel Experience with your family, acquaintance, and relatives. If you are a solo Traveler we praise you for your Journey. The last thing about this trek is, what is the Best Time to plan your Visit for Gokyo Lake Trekking? Well, I must say the best season to plan this trip is from September to December and from February to June.
So Happy Travelling don’t forget to pack your Luggage!!!
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