Gokyo Lake Trekking

Everest, Popular, Trekking

Gokyo Lake trekking is popular for panoramic Mountain View including Mt. Everest (8848 meters) and Mt. Makalu (8463 meters). Gokyo is located nearby big Nogozumba Glacier and big Lake at height of 4800 meters. There are many small to big Lakes in Gokyo Trekking. Gokyo-Ri is the best view point of this trekking at the height of 5350 meters. We can see Mt. Everest (8848 meters), Mt. Makalu (8463 meters), Choyu (8188 meters) Kangtega (6685 m meters) Taboche (6367 meters), Cholatse (6335 meters), Amadablam (6856 meters), Lhotse (8414 meters) Lobuche (6119 meters), Nupse (7861 meters), and other many mountains and small peaks.

View from Gokyo-Ri
View from Gokyo-Ri

The Everest trek starts from Lukla (2840 meters) and passes through Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is beautiful Sherpa village but now it looks like an alpine resort than a Sherpa village, because trekkers are increasing. Tengboche is popular place because of big monastery and view point. We can see  Crimson-horned Pheasant, Snow pigeon, Golden Eagle, Snow Cocks, musk Deer (rare animal in the world) and Himalayan Thar etc. and plants pine, Blue pine, Junipar, different types of rhododendron and many kinds of herbs and flowers.

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