Exploring Gokyo lake is a fabulous experience in the high Himalayan range. Trekkers, Hikers, and Heli travelers discover Gokyo valley along with the majestic view of Gokyo Lake. Furthermore, trekkers elevate up to Gokyo Ri, which offer a fascinating mountain views, natural scenes, sunset, sunrise, etc. Gokyo is a popular destination along the trails of Chola pass, Renjo pass which ultimately extends to the Everest Base Camp region. Trekking in the Gokyo region is very popular among tourists.
Gokyo Lake is the important highlighting aspect of Gokyo trekking, which offers a total of six glacier lakes. Many trekkers face the problem of altitude sickness, which can be challenging to overcome. Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), is the significant altitude sickness, within this region, as the altitude rises the risk of mountain sickness increases. Prevention is always better than cure, so proper pre planning is always recommended. Thus, adequate travel insurance will help you for a safer journey ahead.
Moreover, we are available for any Heli rescue services, in case of emergencies. Ngozumpa Glacier is the largest glacier within the Himalayas, beneath the serenity of Gokyo Ri. Top view of Gokyo Ri encounters a majestic view of mountains like Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and Lhotse.
Altitude sickness causes physical fatigue, dizziness, vomiting, mental retardation, etc. Lower oxygen level at high altitude and decrease in air pressure is the primary reason for altitude sickness.
Our Helicopter rescue team is always available for medical evacuation from the Gokyo region.
- Helicopter evacuation service at Gokyo (4750 Meter), transfer to the suitable Hospital (i.e., in Kathmandu or any).
- Availability of Oxygen Cylinder in case of extreme suffocation,
- Helpful crew members, staff, flight operators, etc.
- The helicopter, Lands at Lukla airport for refueling only (i.e., if required)
We recommend the following self-preventive measures:
- We recommend Medicines like Acetazolamide, Diamox, Prophylaxis, etc.,
- Drink plenty of water before your trek, because with the rise in altitude Dehydration can be a substantial issue,
- Always check your Red Blood Cells before you start to trek because lower oxygen affects the Red Blood Cells.
- Be calm, keep patience, and trek steadily with plenty of rest.
- Vomiting can be a big issue so, do consider some diet before trekking,