Everest Base Camp Trek Via Gokyo
“Adventure to beautiful Gokyo Lake and crossing high Cho-la pass to Everest base camp Exciting and scenic walks with ever-present Mt. Everest and other giant peaks Within high green hills covered with tall rhododendron-magnolia and pines tree lines Walk from serene alpine hills within lovely woodland and towards the arctic zone of ice and glaciers Explore traditional Sherpa villages enriched with colorful Buddhism religion and lively culture Scenic flights to and from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu with array of mountain range views”
Gokyo Lake and Everest base camp trekking an adventure of marvelous combination within the best sides of high Khumbu valley with Gokyo valley, and towards famous and highly appreciated walks to Everest base camp via high Cho-la pass includes climb to the highest viewpoint on top Kalapathar above 5,545 m offering sweeping panorama of giant peaks with closet views of Mt. Everest. Gokyo Lake and Everest base camp trekking, an enjoyable thrill with amazing scenery of high peaks on daily walks in the harmony of pristine natural surrounding and visiting impressive Sherpa villages enriched with age-old Buddhism religion and fascinating culture that makes this walk more interesting.
Starting with short air journey to reach at Lukla from Kathmandu, where walk begins heading past lovely farm villages and into river gorge covered with serene woodland of pines and rhododendron trees as walk leads within famous Sagarmatha National Park (Sagarmatha a name for Everest in Nepali, while local Sherpa calls Chomolungma which means Great Mother in both languages),Walk climbs to famed Namche Bazaar with rest for short hike to support acclimatization and then heading further high towards our goal at Gokyo valley and its serene glacial lakes with dramatic scenery of mountains that surround this lovely and picturesque spot.
Climb leads to scenic viewpoint at Gokyo Ri for magnificent panorama of mountains with Mt. Everest and Cho-Oyu with range of peaks and then heading to our next adventure crossing high Cho-la pass above 5,367 to reach at famous Mt. Everest base camp with close views of massive Khumbu Ice Falls and glaciers, and then climb of high Kalapathar before heading back to Lukla.At Lukla where our wonderful Gokyo Valley and Everest base camp trekking completes with the scenic flight to Kathmandu with mind-blowing memories of the adventure on Gokyo Valley-Everest base camp trekking.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu 1,345 m and then transfer to respective Hotels
Day 02: Fly to Lukla 2,830 m & trek to Phakding 2,640 m – 04 hrs.
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 06 hrs.
Day 04: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and local excursion.
Day 05: Trek to Dole 4,110 m – 06 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Machherma 4,470 m – 04 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Gokyo Lake 4,800 m – 04 hrs.
Day 08: Hike to Gokyo-Ri 5,357 m afternoon walk to Thagnag 4,750 m – 04 hrs.
Day 09: Cross Cho-La Pass 5,367m and downhill to Dzongla 4,850 m – 07 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Lobuche 4,930 m – 05 hrs.
Day 11: Trek to Everest Base Camp 5,364 m and return to Gorakshep 5,180 m – 06 hrs.
Day 12: Hike to Kalapathar 5,545 m and walk to Pangboche 3,900 m via Pheriche -05hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Namche Bazaar – 06 hrs.
Day 14: Trek to Lukla and transfer to respective lodges after few hours walk.
Day 15: Fly to Kathmandu and then transfer to your hotels.
Day 16: International departure for homeward bound or to respective countries.
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