Gokyo Lakes is a system of 19 high-altitude glacial lakes situated at an altitude of 4,700 meters to 5,000 meters from the sea level. The largest lake, Lake Thonak, is the one that is photographed the most, and is the unmistakable icon of the region.
Gokyo Valley lies in Solukhumbu district. The whole valley is protected within Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A trek to Gokyo Valley is the perfect getaway when you feel like experiencing the beauty of mountains and mountain ecosystems.
The focal point of fascination of Gokyo Valley is Tengboche Monastery. Four mountains extending more than 8,000 m to be specific – Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho-Oyu and Mt. Makalu are seen from Gokyo Ri which is sufficient to entice the trekkers. Toward the western piece of Ngozumpa Glacier lies Gokyo Peak. Called Gokyo Ri by the locals, it is the biggest ice sheet in the entire Himalayas.
Each perspective that you get from Gokyo Ri is precious to the point that you get a kick out of the chance to treasure every last minute spent here. The magnificence of common white dividers and adoration for it starts all the more strongly in the wake of astounding Gokyo Valley Trek.
For your fulfillment Orbit Alpine allots best aides for Gokyo Valley Trek who have inside and out information of Gokyo zone and in addition, is rich in local learning about the mountains and society of Sherpas. It is a sort of complete trek from where you will get genuine picture of Nepal from mountain perspective. The other part of the trek is that you will inspire opportunity to witness delightful and quiet pockets of this region. You feel as though the lakes were sitting tight for you since long time back. The dark blue lake will inundate in you for rest of your life, at any rate in memory. Rough-cut stone houses are the characters of Gokyo villages and town is located at upper sides – the settlement here being situated in highest elevation of the world.