Day 17: Thagnak to Gokyo

Distance: 4 km
Time: 2 hours
Night: Namaste Lodge, Gokyo

Start elevation (Thagnak): 4,686 m
Max elevation (at 3.2 km): 4,790 m
End elevation (Gokyo): 4,765 m
Total ascent / descent: 142 m / 63 m
Elevation gain: 79 m

Just the Ngozumba Glacier to cross...

Look at that! It's 3rd lake! And Gokyo! And our hut!

Snake God Temple

Short hike around the lake - this is the beggining of Renjo La Pass route.

The site is worshipped as the residing place of ‘Nag Devata’ (Snake God); a temple of the Hindu deities Lords Vishnu and Shiva is situated at the western corner of the lake. *

On the beach.

Interactive panorama

Route map