Gokyo Ri trek 11 days itinerary for 2021 & 2022
Gokyo lake and Gokyo Ri trek follow the huge gorgeous middle valley separating the Everest base camp and Thame valleys bound by Renjo la ridge and Cho la ridge.
In addition, the Gokyo Ri trek is 11 days Moderate Trekking Peak in the Everest region, which is known as the Hidden treasure alternative trek of Everest base camp, The Gokyo Ri rises 5,483 m height above sea level, this peak allowed to the summit without climbing permits. It is required only Sagarmatha national park permit and Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit.
The Beauty and mountains View
Gokyo Ri is one of the best viewpoints of the Everest region, where you see scenic Mount Everest, Makalu, Cho yu, Pumori, Ama Dablam, and numerous peaks.
Sunset view from Gokyo Ri
The evening view is the best from Gokyo RI before sunset if you are not tired to climb the same day when you reach the Gokyo Lake, or if you have extra acclimatization day then can hike in the next evening. the View at evening, all the white peaks turn into the copper color by the sun before the setting sun including Mt Everest.
Important things if you are climbing for an evening view, do not forget to carry your headlight /torchlight, after the sunset quickly become dark and can’t see the descent trails. Though guide will carry one but not enough Bright if there is more number trekkers.
Gokyo Ri Difficulty
Gokyo Ri trek difficulty sections are between peak and Lake which is 733 m. Distance from the Gokyo Lake, there are narrow rocky trails, and icy, slippery ascent, particularly November and December are more difficult to climb because of the frozen snow, we do recommend micro spike for November and December who are planning to do this trek.
The Trekkers who doing the Renjo La pass, or Everest Base Camp Gokyo Trek, the Gokyo Ri is a more parallel opportunity to summit the peak and enjoy with panorama Himalayas view, Afterward, explore the beautiful blue color largest Gokyo Lakes.
Time required to summit the Gokyo Ri
To Climb the Gokyo Ri from Gokyo lake takes one and half hours, if there is no snow on the path the not difficult to ascent to the peak, and make a group photo session, absorbs the Mountain views
Teahouse in the Gokyo lake
There is nice and clean tea houses accommodation in the Gokyo lake, The Lake has a catchment area of 3.3 sq. km with a perimeter of 8.91 km, most of the trekkers love to stay two nights in the Gokyo lake, and the next day explores the fifth Lakes.
Gokyo Ri trek starts after the scenic flight to Lukla, then treks to Phagding, Namche Bazaar, dole Machhermo, and Gokyo Lake, which follow naturally stone step trails as used by locals Sherpa and “Yak” caravan supply the stuff to Machhermo and Gokyo.
Weather in Gokyo
Autumn and spring are the most favorable weather for the Gokyo valley trek. monsoon and winter are not favorable for this trek. No matter whichever season you trek in Gokyo lake, remember that mountain makes their weather.
Drinking water for your trek
Please do not forget to bring or buy Piyush which make natural drinking water purification, 3 drops (0.2 ML) will be enough per liter, and at list need to drink 3 letters per day during this trek, It is widely accepted in rural area trek contexts for drinking water purification. Piyush was prepared to serve as a chlorination method for disinfecting drinking water to make it fit for trekker’s consumption.
Local Guided Team
Nepal Wilderness Trekking team leads this Trek with a qualified guide and well equipment porters. Those who locally from Everest regions Sherpa guide, however, 11 days Gokyo Ri Trek offer reasonable cost and well accommodate schedule during the trek, including pick you up and drop from and to the Lukla airport, both way flight tickets, guide porters, meals, National park permits, Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit, officially paperwork, etc.
on December 23, 2018.
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Trekking to Gokyo
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