Photo by Clark Abbott
|Best months for climbing:||Oct, Nov|
|Nearest major airport:||Kathmandu|
|Convenient Center:||Namche Bazaar|
Gokyo Ri, also known as Gokyo Peak, is located South of Cho Oyu, rising from the west side of Ngozumpa glacier, which at at 36 km (22 miles) is the longest glacier in the Himalayas. Gokyo Ri marks the end of the popular Gokyo trekking route, and offers amazing panoramic views including five 8,000 meter peaks: Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Kangchenjunga, and Cho Oyu.