Gokyo Trek

Description

  1. Name Gokyo Trek
  2. Length in days 12 days
  3. Start of trail Lukla
  4. End of trail Gyoko valley
  5. Traildino grading SW, Strenuous walk, mountain trail
  6. Hut tour grading T2, Mountain walk

12 days, from Lukla

A variant on the Everest Trek, is the valley west of the Khumbu valley, namely the Gokyo Valley. Like the walk to Everest base camp, the first piece of your hike is from Lukla to Namche Bazaar. Hence the trail runs to the west rising up the Gyoko valley.

Most hikers make the trip from Gyoko to Gyoko Ri, a 5357m summit. The views from here are magnificent.

You can cross from this valley to the Khumbu valley, the Everest route. For that you need to go over the difficult Cho La pass, 5420 m. This requires a a glacier crossing, making the right equipment imperative.

Map

Gokyo Trek

Books

The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2009
  • Trekking in the Everest Region
  • Een groot aantal trekkings worden per etappe beschreven. Veel praktische informatie. Een uitstekende reisgids, kaarten zijn soms wat beperkt. Fully revised fifth edition of this practical guide with 60 detailed route maps covering not only the classic treks but also the wild routes: Everest expedition route Rolwaling Trekking from Lukla... Read more
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2018
  • Also available from:
  • Bol.com, Netherlands
  • De Zwerver, Netherlands
  • Bol.com, Belgium
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2018
  • Trekking in the Everest Region
  • Fully revised fifth edition of this practical guide with 27 detailed route maps covering not only the classic treks but also the wild routes: Everest expedition route, Rolwaling, trekking from Lukla Salpa-Arun, the Gokyo trek, High passes, trekking peaks including Mera and Island Peak. Information for all budgets and trekking styles. Ranging... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Wandelgids Trekking in the Everest Region | Trailblazer
  • Een groot aantal trekkings worden per etappe beschreven. Veel praktische informatie. Een uitstekende reisgids, kaarten zijn soms wat beperkt. Fully revised six edition of this practical guide with 60 detailed route maps covering not only the classic treks but also the wild routes: Everest expedition route Rolwaling Trekking from Lukla... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
2018
  • Trekking in the Everest Region
  • Fully revised fifth edition of this practical guide with 27 detailed route maps covering not only the classic treks but also the wild routes: Everest expedition route, Rolwaling, trekking from Lukla Salpa-Arun, the Gokyo trek, High passes, trekking peaks including Mera and Island Peak. Information for all budgets and trekking styles. Ranging... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Trekking in Nepal
  • A little bit up - a little bit down... Ein nepalesischer Spruch, aber weit davon entfernt, Trekking im Himalaja zu beschreiben. An einigen Tagen geht es bis zu 1,8 km bergauf. Verfolgen Sie fantastisch bebildert, eine u erst abwechslungsreiche Reise ber vier der vielleicht sch nsten Treks in Nepal. Es geht durch das h chste Gebirge der Welt, ... Read more
  • Also available from:
  • Bol.com, Belgium
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Trekking in Nepal
  • A little bit up - a little bit down... Ein nepalesischer Spruch, aber weit davon entfernt, Trekking im Himalaja zu beschreiben. An einigen Tagen geht es bis zu 1,8 km bergauf. Verfolgen Sie fantastisch bebildert, eine u erst abwechslungsreiche Reise ber vier der vielleicht sch nsten Treks in Nepal. Es geht durch das h chste Gebirge der Welt, ... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Trekking in the Everest Region
  • Ranging from lush terraced fields to the highest mountain on earth, the scenery is breath-taking. There are trekking possibilities to suit all budgets--from independent trekkers on a shoestring staying in simple lodges with Sherpa families to travelers on all-inclusive guided treks with every luxury provided.Fully revised fourth edition of this... Read more
  • Also available from:
  • Bol.com, Belgium
» Click to open
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Trekking in the Everest Region
  • Ranging from lush terraced fields to the highest mountain on earth, the scenery is breath-taking. There are trekking possibilities to suit all budgets--from independent trekkers on a shoestring staying in simple lodges with Sherpa families to travelers on all-inclusive guided treks with every luxury provided.Fully revised fourth edition of this... Read more
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