Gokyo Lake Ice Hockey and Ice Skating Competition are a newly introduced ice game in Nepal. Ice Hockey in Gokyo Lake can be an alternative game in the winter season for the visitors in Nepal. At the starting of “Visit Nepal Year 2020“, this game is going to introduce by Nepal. Ice Hockey is a unique game for Nepali.
Everest region lakes are frozen from December to March so Ice hockey in Gokyo Lake can be playing during this off-season period. These four months are known as OFF seasons in Nepal mountain tourism so Gokyo Lake Ice Hockey competition can be played at this time.
Gokyo Lake Ice Hockey and Ice Skating will be an official record of highest altitude at 4790m of the world to date. Gokyo Lake is one of the biggest lakes in the Everest Region. You need to pass through this lake during Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Lake trek.
In this introductory match, athletes from the US, Canada, India, and Russia are taking participants. The friendly Ice hockey and Ice Skating game is going to held on 14th February 2020.
Best time for Gokyo Lake Ice Hockey and Ice Skating
Well, Ice Hockey and Ice Skating are completely new games for Nepal to this date. There are no indoor and outdoor Ice Hockey and Ice-Skating game in Nepal. December to March is the perfect time for Ice Hockey and Ice Skating in Nepal. Now one can enjoy the Everest Base Camp trek along with winter adventure sports in the highest altitude in Nepal.
How to reach Gokyo Lake for Lake Ice Hockey and Ice Skating Game?
Wondering how to reach Gokyo Lake Ice Hockey and Ice Skating then there are primary two ways to reach the lake. Lukla is considered as a world dangerous airport. It lies in the height of 2800 meters from the sea level.
Flight: Daily flight leaves from Kathmandu/Ramechhap to Lukla which is only 40 min in flight. Then you need to hike for 4 more days to reach Gokyo Lake. During these hiking days, you can enjoy the magnificent view of mountains en route.
Helicopter: The easy way to reach Gokyo lake is to charter a helicopter from Kathmandu. It is also an expensive way to reach the lake and enjoy winter sports. Or also you can fly to Lukla and charter a chopper to Gokyo from there which saves your penny.