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Revision as of 17:19, 27 November 2008

Gokyo is a village in Khumbu at 4790m elevation.

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Understand

The village forms the center of the Gokyo trail.

Get in

  • From the south via Machermo - Namgyal Lodge [1] - a clean and very pleasant lodge.
  • From the east via Dzongla

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.

Get out


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