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==Get in==
==Get in==
* From the south via [[Machermo]]
* From the south via [[Machermo]]
* From the east via [[Dzongla]]
* From the east via [[Dzongla]] and the [[Cho La]]
* From the west via [[Lungden]] and the [[Renjo La]]
==Get around==
==Get around==

Revision as of 21:57, 11 December 2008

Gokyo is a village in Khumbu at 4790m elevation.

Gokyo, the lower Ngozumbar Glacier, and Dudh Pokhari lake


The village forms the center of the Gokyo trail.

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Get around


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.






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

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