Gokyo Lake with Gokyo Ri Trek begins from Lukla after taking an exciting mountain flight to Lukla. We will follow the classic Everest Base Camp Route from Lukla via beautiful Sherpa villages of Phakding, Monju and Namche Bazaar. From Namche we still follow the main trail till Sanasa and the trail to Gokyo Valley follows Dudh Koshi River to its source, Ngozumpa Glacier towards beautiful hamlet of Gokyo Valley. Ngojumpa is the longest glacier in Nepal Himalaya; you will have amazing view of it from Gokyo Ri also known as Gokyo trekking Peak.
Gokyo Ri is a trekking peak in the Khumbu region situated above Gokyo Valley on the west side of the Ngozumpa glacier. Normally it takes about 2 hours hike up from the Gokyo depending on your fitness and staamina you have. From Gokyo Ri, it is possible to see four 8,000-metre peaks: Mt. Everest (8848m), Makalu (8463m), Lhotse (8516m) and Cho Oyo (8201m) with many other small snow-capped peaks. We will have chance to see and enjoy Turquoise enticing blue high altitude lakes around Gokyo Valley in the area which are considered to be holy.
The Gokyo Ri trek, also known as Gokyo Valley or Gokyo Lake Trek is a fairly popular trekking trail. The route itself ends at Gokyo Ri and Gokyo Lake fifth and trekkers typically turn around at this point and retrace their steps back to the trailhead. There are two alternative trekking routes that begins near the southern tip of Ngozumpa Glacier. This alternative route leads east over the Cho La, a pass at 5,420 m (17,782 ft) to meet with the main Everest Base Camp trek. Many people combined Gokyo Ri trek with Everest Base Camp
There are many optional excursions to extend the exploration and high-altitude walking, you could add the days by including the crossing of Renjo La Pass, a 5417m (17,782ft) high pass that goes to Thame Village and then Namche Bazaar and trekking through Chola Pass (5420m) on the east link you to Everest Base Camp Trek route.