A HEARTWARMING WELCOME TO THE GOKYO VALLEY !!
When we count the stunning picturesque valleys around the Nepal, GOKYO VALLEY stands as an amazing place to explore for any travel enthusiast. For any people looking for breathtaking adventures to feel their heart in their ears, this valley is the most adventurous place where you feel almost everything. From the panoramic view of eight-thousanders from Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201 m) and Mt. Everest (8,848 m) to Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m) to Mt. Makalu(8,481m) to hospitality of caring Sherpas to glazing views of turquoise high residing lakes Gokyo Valley has got all.
To fill you with awe, the natural terrains of Gokyo Valley are there to allure every piece of you so to experience this reverence Gokyo Valley Trek is something you should count on.
THE GOKYO VALLEY TREK: A TRIP OF FOURTEEN DAYS FOR VALIANT ESCAPADE
The Gokyo Valley Trek is the exceptional route attainable through Sagarmatha National park. The rewards of this trek are astonishing views of the infamous Khumbu Region and the supporting nature of “Camels of Mountain”… Sherpas. So basically, this trek is very awesome for travel connoisseurs.
The Gokyo Valley Trek is marked moderate in difficulty, so anyone with fairly good health can be able to strive it. Gokyo Valley is a living museum sprinkled with small villages and settlements which are still not touched by modernity and intact with an unspoiled environment. With another unique panoramic view of Ngozumpa Glacier, the largest glacier in Himalaya, Gokyo valley has its fame for being a beautiful place in the eastern coast of Nepal. Gokyo Valley is also the standing place of the highest freshwater lake system in the world, incorporating 19 lakes, both big and small. Among them, six hold significant importance because of their size and depth. The crystalline azure water of high altitude can soothe anyone’s mind and heart.
The trek begins on the third day, as soon as you land in Lukla airport labeled as one of the dangerous airports in the world. A 3-hour trek to Phakding is an excellent start of the trek after an energizing breakfast in Lukla. Lukla is a small market that has a couple of restaurants, tea-houses, souvenir shops, cloth shops, and hotels. It is the Gateway to the Everest Region. A 30-minute flight from Kathmandu takes you to a completely different world in Nepal. After hiking for almost three hours through the beautiful heaps of rhododendron and alluring oak forest, we reach Phakding. Lukla to Phakding is a downhill trek with few uphill trails, which is a perfect way to start your journey. Phakding is 2600 m above sea level while Lukla is at 2900 m. Phakding is perfect for acclimatizing, as it is the lowest point from Lukla to Namche.
So, if you are desperately hungry for lakes, mountains, forests, altitude, and rural setting all at once, this trek is the one for you.
- The alluring wilderness of Sagarmatha national park.
- World Largest Ngozumpa glacier at Khumbu Region
- Antique Tengboche Monastery views
- Khumjung Monastery & Khunde Village
- The alluring view of highest mountains from Gokyo Ri
- The magnificent terrain of Gokyo Village.
- The sightseeing of six famous Gokyo lakes.
- Beautiful Namche Bazaar and its hospitable Sherpas.
- Stunning views of Cho Oyu Mountain
- Impressing views of Four Highest mountain above 800m.