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'''Gokyo''' is a village in [[Khumbu]] at 4790m elevation.
 
'''Gokyo''' is a village in [[Khumbu]] at 4790m elevation.
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[[Image:Gokyo_Lake.jpg|thumb|350px|Gokyo, the lower Ngozumbar Glacier, and Dudh Pokhari lake]]
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==Understand==
 
==Understand==
 
The village forms the center of the Gokyo trail.  
 
The village forms the center of the Gokyo trail.  
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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
 
* From the south via [[Machermo]]
 
* From the south via [[Machermo]]
* From the east via [[Dzongla]]
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* From the east via [[Dzongla]] and the [[Cho La]]
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* From the west via [[Lungden]] and the [[Renjo La]]
  
 
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==
  
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{{related|Khumbu}}
 
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Revision as of 18:34, 30 July 2009

Gokyo is a village in Khumbu at 4790m elevation.

Gokyo, the lower Ngozumbar Glacier, and Dudh Pokhari lake

Contents

Understand

The village forms the center of the Gokyo trail.

Get in

Get around

See

From here you may do wonderful day hikes along the string of 'sacred' lakes and enjoy fantastic views (in particular at sunset) of Everest, Cho Oyu, Nuptse, Lhotse, Makalu, etc., from Gokyo Ri (5360m) and Ngozumba Tse (aka Knobby View, 5550m) just north of the 5th lake.

Do

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

  • The Ngawang Friendship Lodge is a very clean and friendly place to spend the night and have good food.

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