Gokyo Valley Trek is a grand trip in the Everest region of Nepal, renowned as an alternative trek of the Everest Base Camp. The trail to Gokyo Trek is less trafficked and the attractions are abundant. It is an adventurous journey, which is demanding of your physical fitness and acclimatization.
Gokyo Valley Trek offers sensational and panaromic mountain views along with the exploration of crystal clear turquoise lakes.
After exploring the cultural heritages around the Kathmandu valley, you fly to Lukla and begin the trek above the Dudh Koshi River and the forest. Crossing various suspension bridges, you reach to Jorsalle, from where Sagarmatha National Park begins. The UNESCO listed natural heritage site is the home to various floras and faunas including endangered animlas like musk deer, snow leopard and red panda.
The trail continues all the way to the Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar aka the gateway to Himalayas. Exploring the Sherpa culture, heritages and communities, you can have a good acclimatization.
Approaching the journey to the Gokyo Valley, you walk through the blooming rhododendron and pine forest towards Dole with a chance to see Musk Deer. Passing the first and second Gokyo Lakes, the trek ultimately leads to the third lake, beside where the Gokyo valley lies.
On the exploration day, hiking to Gokyo Ri, there comes an opportunity to witness the Himalayan wonders including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu and Makalu. During the hike to Gokyo Ri, Ngozumba glacier - the longest glacier in the Himalayas can be seen as well. Autumn and Spring are the best seasons for this trek.
Marvel Adventure offers the special Gokyo Valley Trekking with professional guides and porters. Either nature or cultural charmings, we let you feel awesome in the Himalayas.