Gokyo Lakes, Sagarmatha National Park

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Admire pristine clear lakes reflecting the magnificent Mount Everest at Gokyo Lakes. Worshipped both by Buddhist and Hindus, the moon-like landscape feels out of the world and evokes feelings of sanctity. Feel the power of the mighty Himalayas as you walk along the trails around the lake providing breathtaking views of untouched nature. Standing at 4,700- 5,000 m (15,400- 16,400 ft), the lakes' conditions can be extreme so don't forget to bring warm clothes and good hiking equipment. Use our Sagarmatha National Park trip planner to arrange your visit to Gokyo Lakes and other attractions in Sagarmatha National Park.
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  • The lakes are. If you're coming from Gokyo leaves, allow for time to go to the 5th lake to go, it's best what steps and altimeters. The 4th lake is a grey large pool, handsome! Take plenty of water with it, no ability to on the go water filter. If you're coming from Gokyo leaves, take the path above Gokyo, then you walk a while on the ridge between the craters (grey holes) and the green/yellow hills. 2 completely different landscapes you can also from the Gokyo Ri, but it's even more beautiful just on the comb. Recommended!
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  • Gokyo-Saint-Everest line-Gaoqiu (墎) Hiking Date: October 1, 2017-14th the biggest collection of this hiking trip is that it has never climbed a mountain above 5,000 meters and this is a lucky success. In addition to feeling the physical and mental endurance, far beyond their own imagination, but also very grateful to the partners and Thin Air Adventure Company team to take care of. The Gokyo is a laborious journey compared to the mountains and blue ponds that have gone before, but the beautiful scenery of the mountain lake is not visible to other routes. Which route is the best? Can only say: Each route is unique two, each has its own characteristics. Good luck, meet good weather, you can see the scenery, but the premise is: You have to have the power to go. The hiking experience is as follows: 1. At the end of the rainy season in October, it still rains. In particular, the French set to South Qi, rain rate is very high. The higher the mountain area, the morning of nine more mountain top began to gather clouds fog, sometimes very difficult to see the mountain. If you want to take a picture, it's better to be before nine in the morning. 2. The 16-member group, although a silver-haired family, was 52 years old and aged 78. But it is hard to get: the rest of the 15 people, except for the age of 1, have successfully boarded the roof (5400 meters). There is a small cold on the way, but no one suffers from mountain disease. Although I have a drug that prevents mountain disease, I have not taken it and let the body adapt itself slowly. 3. The daily number of hiking hours is about 2 hours longer than the Standard edition of the Internet Bulletin board. Because some sections steep up and down, and many large and small stone head Road, if the rainy day will go slower, in addition to rest and eat, so time would drag longer. If you walk too slowly on the return trip, it may get dark. 4. The way: Because each person's foot force and the body force drop is very big, therefore cannot everybody walk together. The safer and less stressful way to go is: the feet are walking together, the feet are walking together, their respective rest. The point is: Do not fall alone to avoid danger. The vice longing led 1 men to the front, and the other to the middle, the Lord longing the team. 5. Order: (1) Chinese food: because the Mountain House preparation Chinese food usually needs $number hours, for the time, in the arrival of the mountain House in front of a small meal, and then please longing Guide phone to inform the restaurant. The point of the meal should be simplified into three or four kinds, avoid too complicated. (2) Dinner: After arriving at the lodge in the afternoon, start with a meal and then dissolve the bath, take a photo or rest. Because one person likes a lot of difference, it is recommended to order their own meal. After dinner, the next day's breakfast. (3) More than one row of mountain houses is mostly vegetarian. Some of the mountain houses (such as nest) only provide vegetarian food, and some (e.g., Himalayan Lodge) also provide vegetarian. 6. Nepal Tour Company members: Longing Director 1, Deputy Longing 2, 揹 workers 1, according to the 氂 cattle son 2. Because the baggage is too much too heavy, so not to please porters, to hire 氂 cattle. 揹 is mainly to help us back gas, so that everyone can drink hot water every day. 7. About Gokyo Ri Deng: Because the slope is steep, very difficult, so the foot strength is not good, can be early until 3:30 out. If it happens 4:00, it will be the sunrise. and the mountain top space is limited, people crowded. The best picture angle often stands a lot of people, so the sooner you arrive, the more likely you are to get the ideal scenery. 8. WiFi: In addition to a number of, and thank you, other mountain houses are mostly available, but speed ...
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  • two ways to reach from namche bazar ... one directly to gokyo trek (2-3 days) or through EBC route..  more »

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