About Gokyo Valley Trek
Gokyo Valley Trekking has gained its fame as an alternative trek of Everest base camp due to the breathtaking scenery it offers and the form of adventure. The pioneer trail to Gokyo valley and the outstanding hiking to the Gokyo Ri hold the epic recognition of the trip. The trek offers an opportunity to explore numerous 8000 meter peaks of the Khumbu region and the spectacular Sherpa culture.
The wonderful aspects of the trek to Gokyo valley begins from the beginning of the trip. Heading through the picturesque landscape of the Dudh Koshi valley, you can enjoy the alpine flora and fauna of the Sagarmatha National Park. The bio-diversity of the beautiful landscape is further enticed by the Sherpa culture and lifestyles that can be experienced during the journey. The Sherpa culture of the trekking region is highly influenced by the Tibetan Buddhism. Various monasteries, chhortens and mani walls prospect the spiritual lifestyles in the Khumbu region. The upper part of the trek is dominated by the grazing meadows and leaving the tree line, you will be encountered by the Lakes, mainly by the first lake, second lake and the third lake (Gokyo Lake). Hike to Gokyo Ri to witness the Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu and other 8000 meters peaks. The spectacular icy ridge between Cho Oyu and Ghyachung offer a wonderful view. The scenarios are stunningly incredible that are loaded with snowy peaks, lakes and glaciers. Ngozumba glacier is the longest one in Nepal that has spread along the Khumbu region.
Adventure Bound Nepal arranges Gokyo valley trekking with the customized itinerary, experienced Everest guide and the professional team. If you want to enjoy the high pass trek with Gokyo valley, Cho La pass from Gokyo is a recommended one. Please, do not hesitate to contact us for the further details.