Tag: Gokyo Lakes

The Gokyo Lakes Trek itinerary: The ultimate guide

The Gokyo Lakes Trek itinerary: The ultimate guide

The Gokyo Lakes trek in Nepal is a wonderful trek that brings you to a chain of six turquoise, glacial-fed lakes in the Everest region. At around 5000 meters it is the highest freshwater lake system in the world.  Despite the spectacular views of the 

The Mani Rimdu festival in Nepal: a tourist guide

The Mani Rimdu festival in Nepal: a tourist guide

Mani rimdu is one of the biggest festivals in Nepal celebrated among the Sherpa communities in the Solukhumbu province. A region that is famous for Mount Everest and the very popular Everest Base camp trek as well as the Gokyo Lakes trek.  The Mani Rimdu 

The Jiri to Lukla trek: hiking to Everest

The Jiri to Lukla trek: hiking to Everest

The Jiri to Lukla trek was once the start of the famous trek to Everest. Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, the first people to climb Mount Everest, even started their hike in Kathmandu.  It was only in 1963 that a road was built to Jiri.