Everest Gokyo Trek would definitely be a life time experience for a trekker. Yearly thousands of adventure aspirant come here to explore the natural land and breath-taking Gokyo valley. From Gokyo Ri (Gokyo Peak) one can view the scenic view of fascinating mountains from north to south of Everest region including the mighty Everest as well.
Trekking to Gokyo valley deluges you with the great opportunity to witness the Ngozumpa glacier which is the biggest in Nepal’s Himalaya. The most fascinating benefit of Everest Gokyo Trek is extreme view of huge ice ridge located between Cho You and Gyachung in Khumbu region. It is known for the existence of high altitude lakes as well. These mountains, ridges and glaciers are supernatural as are your experiences with the Sherpa individuals, the well-known mountain inhabitants of this Himalayan wonderland. The glow and cordiality stretched out by the neighbourhood tenants of this district, the Sherpas, will add a further dimension to your experience of trekking in Nepal.
Your trek starts after a forty minute flight from Kathmandu and landing at a tiny Lukla’s airport. The trek trail follows Phakding, Namche bazaar, Dole all the way to Machhermo. Along the way you can encounter many farm villages along with striking views of the high snow-capped peaks of the world. The trekking trails eventually leads you to the famous point of Gokyo Ri (Gokyo Ri- a famous trekking peak) from where you can have a awe-inspiring view of hundreds of pleasing scenery.
Gokyo Ri, also known as Gokyo Peak (5,357 m, 17,575 ft above ocean level), is a top in the Khumbu region of the Nepal Himalayas. It is situated on the west side of the Ngozumpa glacier, which is the biggest glacier in Nepal and rumoured to be the biggest in the entire Himalayas. At the base of Gokyo Ri, is a small hamlet of few stone houses and one of the highest settlements on the planet. The vintage point of Gokyo Ri will reward you with staggering views of four of the eight highest mountains on earth; Cho Oyu (8153-m), Lhotse (8501-m), Makalu (8463-m) and the Everest (8848-m). The Gokyo trek ends at Gokyo Ri, and trekkers commonly turn around at this point and follow their progressions back to the trail-head.
The Gokyo valley trek is considered as a typical trek that is suitable for everyone. Our schedule gives two evenings in Namche Bazaar for acclimatization, with the goal that you won’t be in a risk from acute mountain sickness. This minimizes your shots of getting AMS and helps you make it securely to the highest point of Gokyo. So, if you are fairly fit and have a sense of adventure, you will definitely enjoy the Gokyo valley trek.