Gokyo Lake-Fresh Water in Everest Region

Gokyo lake, located at an altitude above 15,000 ft above sea level is the world’s highest freshwater lake in Everest region. Gokyo lake is not a single lake however it comprises six main lakes where Thonak lake is the largest one. Being the most popular destination for tourist, gokyo lakes are considered sacred by both Hindus and Buddhists.

Gokyo Lake, Everest Region, Nepal [Copyright Mohan Duwal Source: http://bit.ly/KyhXk4 ]