Gokyo Lakes Trek - Less Trodden Hiking in Everest
The Gokyo Lakes Trek is one the most picturesque of the beaten route in the Everest region. This Gokyo Lake Trek climbs up the Gokyo Ri and crosses the Renjo La pass to make a circle hiking in Everest. Probably the best alternative of classic trekking to the Everest base camp who wish to trek relatively less trodden section in Everest region. Undoubtedly this trek exhibits the solitary valleys, pristine turquoise lakes, stunning glaciers,s and parade of snowy peaks together. We have designed this Gokyo Lakes trek itinerary with the hike to the Gokyo Ri, cross the Renjo La pass to explore both Gokyo and Bhote Koshi valleys in the Everest region. Arguable the Renjo la pass offers the best vantage point in the entire Everest region. Notably four of the eight highest peaks of Lhotse, Makalu, Cho - Oyu, Everest hovering on the horizon with sparkling lakes. Thus it makes a circuit trekking rather than retrace the same way as most of the classic Gokyo Ri trek program.
Gokyo Everest Trek - an exploration of the high alpine yak pasture, Sherpa culture and sparkling glacial lakes next to the Everest.
Obviously, during our Gokyo lakes trek, we explore and enjoy the Sherpa hospitality. Besides that, we ascend through the rhododendron and conifer forest to the yak herders' settlements of sacred lakes in Gokyo valley. In fact trekkers' paradise valley of vibrant turquoise lakes which are set among like jewels midst the highest snowy peaks. Spectacular but challenging traverse onto the Renjo la to the dramatic solitary Bhote Koshi valley. This route put you on the historical trade route between Nepal and Tibet. Expect to encounter the native Tibetan traders in this section. An exploration hike of Thame valley unveils the unspoiled Himalayan vistas at their best as we descend to Lukla to end the adventure journey to Gokyo lakes and Renjo la pass in Everest.
Gokyo Ri and Renjo la Pass Trek in Everest
As on others in the Himalayas, we follow the responsible trekking policy to have 1 trekker:1 Porter. Safety of trek member and crew on top agenda. Above all, we carry the Oxygen cylinder on your trip to Everest Rejnjo la Pass trek with the exploration of Gokyo lakes as a safety backup.
Besides this Gokyo Lakes Trek, we also offer the curated trip to Everest Base Camp Trek and Everest Circuit Trek which is the combination of hiking to Gokyo lakes with Everest base camp hike crossing the challenging hike to Chola pass