Gokyo is a village that lies in Himalayan Part of Solukhumbu District. The villages houses are built up with the stone. There almost all buildings are guest houses for trekkers. The people living here shifts to the lower part of the villages like Namche Bazar during off season. It has a cold climate. This village lies at an altitude of four thousand eight hundred meters above the sea level. It also lies near the bank of Dudh Pokhari also known as Gokyo Lake. The lake is almost frozen during off seasons.
This place is famous for the trekking of Gokyo Lake. The trek is popular as the Nepal’s classic trek. It is also the center place for the Everest Basecamp Trek. If the weather is good in the afternoon time on the day you arrive then you can make an ascent of the peak Gokyo Ri at an altitude of 5357 meters. We can see the amazing views of Mount Everest, Lhotse and Cho Oyu from the tremendous location. Cho oyu ia at an altitude of 8153 meters. We can stay there for few days for viewing the beauty of the mountains. This place is also suitable for Hiking. Also, we can visit the lakes on the northern part.