Gokyo RI Trek an Adorning trek in Nepal
The Gokyo RI trek is the lesser explored but the most fascinating trek in Nepal at an elevation of 5483 m. Extreme variety offered on this trek is the highlight which is enough to boost adrenaline rush of any trekking enthusiast.
During your trek explore the quaint villages and rich culture and traditions of Nepal.
Pass through the picturesque trail and enter Gokyo Lake Valley
Isolated trails of Gokyo RI trek passes through rich sections of Himalayan Flora and Fauna and offers an opportunity for trekkers to witness the raw landscapes of Nepal.
Mark your entry into the Gokyo Lake valley and come cross exotic alpine lakes en route.
Gokyo RI Summit – Best view Point in the Everest Region
Gokyo Ri trek has the best view point the whole Everest region because it offers panorama of the lofty Himalayan peaks.
The high peaks visible from Gokyo RI summit are – Mt Everest (8848 m), Makalu (8475 m), Lhotse (8501 m), Cho Oyu (8153 m), Gyangchung Kang (7922 m), Thamsreku (6808 m), Kantega (6685 m), Taweche (6542 m), Cholatse (6440 m), Kusum Kanguru (6367 m), and Lobuche (6145 m) and downwards Ngozumpa glacier is visible.
Key Points of Gokyo RI Trek
Proper conditioning & training of body required
Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature
Shoes are the single most important equipment.
High Altitude requires proper acclimatization.
Beautiful landscapes so carry good photo gear & Extra battery backup.
The backpack should not exceed 10kgs
Must Read about Gokyo RI Trek
Duration:12 Days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Best Season:April, May, early June, Sep and early Nov
Highest Point:5483 m
Weather:The days are cold and temperature falls at Night.
Temperature:(15°C to 20°C) (-5°C to -10°C)
Short Itinerary of Gokyo RI Trek
Day 1 – Reach Kathmandu
Day2 – Kathmandu to Lukla (2800 m) and Phakding (2,652 m)
Day3 – Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 m)
Day 4 – Acclimatization Day
Day5 – Namche Bazaar to Mongla (3970 m)
Day6 – Mongla to Dole (4038 m)
Day7 – Dole to Machhermo (4465 m)
Day8 – Machhermo to Gokyo (4720 m)
Day9 – Gokyo to Gokyo Ri (5483 m) and descend to Machhermo
Day10 – Machhermo to Namche Bazaar (3440 m)
Day11 – Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2800 m)
Day12 – Lukla to Kathmandu