Gokyo Lake Trek, 4790m is located in Everest region in the north eastern Nepal. Gokyo Lake is also called Dudh Pokhari. Gokyo lake system is naturally vulnerable, as it is lying in an ecologically fragile and unstable zone. Gokyo lake system of 19 lakes is spread over an area of 196.2 ha (485 acres) lying between 4,600m and 5,100m. The wetland lies on the head of the Dudh Koshi, which descends from Cho Oyu. Gokyo Lake is considered sacred by both Hindu and Buddhist. Every year, there will be holy bath in the lakes during Janai Purnima festival which usually occurs in the month of August. The site is worshipped as the residing place of Nag Devata (snake God). Gokyo Lake Trek is among the most popular tourist destinations in Everest region leading towards the Everest Base Camp and other areas. This trek is commonly hiked by people with slightly more time to trek as the trail is 4 days longer than the standard EBC trek. The Gokyo Lakes trek also has the added benefit of being a circular route as opposed to the standard EBC trek which returns along the same trail.